The first table below looks at the demand for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Oxford region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 7 22 13
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 25 13 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.37% 5.24% 8.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 35.71% 19.40% 22.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 18
Average daily rate £325 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £319 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £333 £355 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
70 67 121
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.05% 27.02% 37.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 32 84
Average daily rate £300 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £429 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £12.09 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+251.53% -59.70%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Oxfordshire

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Oxford region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Oxford region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
3 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
4 15 (39.47%) SQL
4 15 (39.47%) MVC
5 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (34.21%) Web Services
7 12 (31.58%) NHibernate
7 12 (31.58%) jQuery
8 11 (28.95%) CSS
8 11 (28.95%) HTML
9 10 (26.32%) XML
9 10 (26.32%) Ajax
9 10 (26.32%) TDD
10 9 (23.68%) Web Development
10 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
10 9 (23.68%) Scrum
10 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
11 8 (21.05%) JSON
11 8 (21.05%) NUnit
11 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
11 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 8 (21.05%) MSTest
11 8 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
12 7 (18.42%) CMS
13 6 (15.79%) Java
13 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
13 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 6 (15.79%) Umbraco

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (18.42%) CMS
2 6 (15.79%) Umbraco
2 6 (15.79%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Kentico
3 1 (2.63%) SugarCRM
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (52.63%) SQL Server
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.63%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) NUnit
1 8 (21.05%) MSTest
2 6 (15.79%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.89%) WebDriver
3 3 (7.89%) Subversion
3 3 (7.89%) JIRA
3 3 (7.89%) Selenium
3 3 (7.89%) FitNesse
3 3 (7.89%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (10.53%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 31 (81.58%) Developer
2 23 (60.53%) .NET Developer
3 15 (39.47%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (34.21%) C# Developer
5 12 (31.58%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Senior Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (26.32%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (15.79%) CMS Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Software Tester
8 3 (7.89%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Tester
9 2 (5.26%) SQL DBA
9 2 (5.26%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.26%) Systems Developer
9 2 (5.26%) DBA
10 1 (2.63%) WPF Developer
10 1 (2.63%) Classic ASP Developer
10 1 (2.63%) ASP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (55.26%) ASP.NET
3 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 13 (34.21%) Web Services
5 12 (31.58%) NHibernate
5 12 (31.58%) jQuery
6 11 (28.95%) CSS
6 11 (28.95%) HTML
7 10 (26.32%) XML
7 10 (26.32%) Ajax
8 9 (23.68%) .NET Framework
9 8 (21.05%) JSON
9 8 (21.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (21.05%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (13.16%) WPF
12 4 (10.53%) LINQ
12 4 (10.53%) RESTful
12 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (5.26%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Windows
2 1 (2.63%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) MVC
2 10 (26.32%) TDD
3 9 (23.68%) Web Development
3 9 (23.68%) Scrum
4 8 (21.05%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.53%) OOP
5 4 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 4 (10.53%) MVVM
5 4 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.26%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.63%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.63%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) BDD
7 1 (2.63%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (2.63%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.63%) Kanban
7 1 (2.63%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.63%) Software Engineering
7 1 (2.63%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
3 6 (15.79%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) C++
4 2 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (5.26%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
5 1 (2.63%) VBA
5 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) ISTQB
1 3 (7.89%) ISEB
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Sitecore
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Tableau
3 1 (2.63%) Telerik
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