The table below looks at the statistics 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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 15 27 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.42% 13.30% 12.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.31% 29.67% 37.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 20
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£250 £350 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% +6.87%
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £27.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
C#
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
98 91 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 35.38% 44.83% 33.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 58 41
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £22.50 £27.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.18% +48.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
3 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.90%) MVC
4 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (33.33%) Web Services
6 12 (30.77%) HTML
6 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
6 12 (30.77%) SQL
7 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
8 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 9 (23.08%) CSS
9 9 (23.08%) XML
9 9 (23.08%) CRM
10 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
10 8 (20.51%) jQuery
10 8 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
10 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
11 7 (17.95%) WCF
11 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (17.95%) REST
12 6 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
12 6 (15.38%) XSLT
12 6 (15.38%) Windows
12 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
13 5 (12.82%) OOP
13 5 (12.82%) RESTful

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 2 (5.13%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.56%) SAS
2 1 (2.56%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (5.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) SPSS
2 1 (2.56%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (64.10%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (17.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (12.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.56%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.56%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.69%) Marketing
2 2 (5.13%) Finance
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Games
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (84.62%) Developer
2 18 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) WPF Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Silverlight Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (5.13%) CRM Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
7 1 (2.56%) Software Tester
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
7 1 (2.56%) SQL Developer
7 1 (2.56%) PHP Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) VB Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C# Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (79.49%) .NET
2 21 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 13 (33.33%) Web Services
4 12 (30.77%) HTML
5 11 (28.21%) .NET Framework
6 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (23.08%) CSS
7 9 (23.08%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) jQuery
9 7 (17.95%) WCF
9 7 (17.95%) REST
10 6 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (15.38%) XSLT
11 5 (12.82%) RESTful
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 5 (12.82%) WPF
11 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 4 (10.26%) NHibernate
12 4 (10.26%) OOXML
12 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) NHS
3 1 (2.56%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
2 2 (5.13%) Android
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (35.90%) MVC
1 14 (35.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) CRM
3 5 (12.82%) OOP
3 5 (12.82%) MVVM
3 5 (12.82%) Unit Testing
4 4 (10.26%) Waterfall
4 4 (10.26%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (10.26%) OO
5 3 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (5.13%) SOA
6 2 (5.13%) Service Management
6 2 (5.13%) ETL
6 2 (5.13%) Workflow
6 2 (5.13%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.56%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) Information Security
7 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 12 (30.77%) JavaScript
1 12 (30.77%) SQL
2 3 (7.69%) VB.NET
2 3 (7.69%) Java
3 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
3 1 (2.56%) C++
3 1 (2.56%) VB
3 1 (2.56%) PHP
3 1 (2.56%) VB6
3 1 (2.56%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Telerik
3 1 (2.56%) Alterian
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