The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 25 10 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 55 53 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 7.31% 10.23% 6.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.08% 31.74% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 29 21
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£393 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £287 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
C#
South East

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

Programming Languages Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
322 167 135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 42.82% 32.24% 27.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 105 68
Average daily rate £412 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £25.00 £23.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.00% +5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +4.41%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford -10 27 £378 +23.77% 25
Abingdon -1 4 £413 +17.85% 4
Bicester - 3 £375 -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 72 (80.90%) .NET
2 43 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (43.82%) SQL
4 33 (37.08%) SQL Server
5 30 (33.71%) WPF
6 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
7 27 (30.34%) HTML
8 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET
9 25 (28.09%) CSS
10 24 (26.97%) JavaScript
11 23 (25.84%) TDD
12 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
13 21 (23.60%) Web Services
14 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (20.22%) OO
16 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
16 17 (19.10%) Scrum
17 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
17 15 (16.85%) MVC
18 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio
18 14 (15.73%) T-SQL
18 14 (15.73%) Java
18 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
19 13 (14.61%) WCF
19 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
19 13 (14.61%) MySQL
19 13 (14.61%) Degree
20 12 (13.48%) .NET Framework
20 12 (13.48%) Finance
20 12 (13.48%) Relational Database

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.74%) CMS
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.62%) Apache
4 4 (4.49%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (4.49%) Drupal
5 2 (2.25%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.25%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.25%) Zimbra
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.12%) Node.js
6 1 (1.12%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Office
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.12%) MS Visio
1 1 (1.12%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Boomi
3 1 (1.12%) Office 365
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (37.08%) SQL Server
2 13 (14.61%) MySQL
3 12 (13.48%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (5.62%) SSDT
7 4 (4.49%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.12%) OLAP
9 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
9 1 (1.12%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.12%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.12%) Big Data
9 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Power View
9 1 (1.12%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (12.36%) Subversion
4 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
5 6 (6.74%) MSBuild
6 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 5 (5.62%) WinDbg
6 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.37%) Mercurial
7 3 (3.37%) JIRA
8 1 (1.12%) NUnit
8 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Electronics
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.12%) Military
Job Titles
1 57 (64.04%) Developer
2 21 (23.60%) .NET Developer
2 21 (23.60%) C# Developer
3 16 (17.98%) Software Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) C# .NET Developer
4 13 (14.61%) Analyst
5 9 (10.11%) Business Analyst
6 8 (8.99%) Architect
7 7 (7.87%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Programmer
8 5 (5.62%) Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Server Administrator
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Business Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) Technical Analyst
8 5 (5.62%) WPF Developer
8 5 (5.62%) C# Programmer
9 4 (4.49%) LAMP Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Solutions Analyst
9 4 (4.49%) PHP LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (80.90%) .NET
2 30 (33.71%) WPF
3 27 (30.34%) HTML
4 26 (29.21%) ASP.NET
5 25 (28.09%) CSS
6 21 (23.60%) Web Services
7 15 (16.85%) AngularJS
8 13 (14.61%) WCF
9 12 (13.48%) .NET Framework
10 11 (12.36%) XML
11 10 (11.24%) jQuery
12 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (10.11%) HTML5
13 7 (7.87%) Silverlight
13 7 (7.87%) CSS3
13 7 (7.87%) SOAP
13 7 (7.87%) WinForms
14 5 (5.62%) XHTML
14 5 (5.62%) REST
14 5 (5.62%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
1 7 (7.87%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.62%) User Experience
2 5 (5.62%) Data Centre
3 4 (4.49%) Social Media
3 4 (4.49%) Informatics
4 3 (3.37%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.25%) Google Search Appliance
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.12%) Physics
6 1 (1.12%) DTV
6 1 (1.12%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.36%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Linux
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
3 5 (5.62%) Windows 8
4 4 (4.49%) CentOS
5 1 (1.12%) Android
5 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (48.31%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.84%) TDD
3 22 (24.72%) Software Engineering
4 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
5 18 (20.22%) OO
6 17 (19.10%) Scrum
7 15 (16.85%) MVC
8 11 (12.36%) UML
9 10 (11.24%) OOP
9 10 (11.24%) SDLC
10 9 (10.11%) Configuration Management
11 8 (8.99%) Multithreading
12 7 (7.87%) Disaster Recovery
13 6 (6.74%) OOD
13 6 (6.74%) Refactoring
13 6 (6.74%) Waterfall
14 5 (5.62%) BDD
14 5 (5.62%) Web Development
14 5 (5.62%) MVVM
14 5 (5.62%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 39 (43.82%) SQL
2 24 (26.97%) JavaScript
3 14 (15.73%) T-SQL
3 14 (15.73%) Java
3 14 (15.73%) PowerShell
4 10 (11.24%) Python
5 9 (10.11%) C++
6 7 (7.87%) PHP
6 7 (7.87%) VB.NET
6 7 (7.87%) C++/CLI
7 5 (5.62%) Perl
8 1 (1.12%) C
8 1 (1.12%) VBScript
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded C
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
8 1 (1.12%) Scala
8 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 13 (14.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.12%) MCAD
2 1 (1.12%) MCSD
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.12%) MCTS
2 1 (1.12%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.62%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.99%) Puppet
2 5 (5.62%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.49%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (31.46%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.99%) Perforce
3 6 (6.74%) VMware
4 5 (5.62%) Oracle
5 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.25%) Google
5 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.25%) Dell
5 2 (2.25%) Informatica
5 2 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.12%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.12%) Twitter
6 1 (1.12%) SAP
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