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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 27 33 14
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -19
Contract jobs citing C# 30 31 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 5.60% 4.81% 9.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.15% 14.16% 33.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 20 18
Average daily rate £325 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.47% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £453 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -45.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%
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
269 219 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 50.19% 34.01% 29.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 144 67
Average daily rate £413 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £521 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 1
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.00 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+95.00% -40.74%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% +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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -6 8 £288 -15.44% 20
Abingdon -1 1 £350 - 7
Henley-on-Thames - 1 - -
Thame - 1 £325 -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 78 (89.66%) .NET
2 45 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
4 36 (41.38%) TDD
4 36 (41.38%) SQL
5 35 (40.23%) Windows
6 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 26 (29.89%) XML
8 25 (28.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
10 22 (25.29%) OO
10 22 (25.29%) C++
10 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
11 18 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (20.69%) PowerShell
11 18 (20.69%) HTML
11 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
11 18 (20.69%) CSS
11 18 (20.69%) Multithreading
12 17 (19.54%) MVC
12 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2008
13 16 (18.39%) Web Services
13 16 (18.39%) Visual Studio
13 16 (18.39%) ADO.NET
13 16 (18.39%) Subversion
13 16 (18.39%) WinForms
14 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
14 15 (17.24%) Windows 8
15 13 (14.94%) Ajax
15 13 (14.94%) OOP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (8.05%) IIS
2 6 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.75%) Apache
4 1 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.15%) CMS
4 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (2.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.90%) HTTP
2 2 (2.30%) Intranet
3 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (50.57%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (12.64%) Big Data
4 9 (10.34%) Data Warehouse
4 9 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (6.90%) Relational Database
6 5 (5.75%) OLAP
6 5 (5.75%) OLAP Cube
6 5 (5.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (5.75%) SQLite
7 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Power View
7 2 (2.30%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.15%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (18.39%) Subversion
2 16 (18.39%) Visual Studio
3 12 (13.79%) TortoiseSVN
4 11 (12.64%) Jenkins
5 7 (8.05%) MSBuild
6 5 (5.75%) ReSharper
6 5 (5.75%) WiX
7 2 (2.30%) JIRA
8 1 (1.15%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 1 (1.15%) Babel
8 1 (1.15%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.15%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.15%) MSTest
8 1 (1.15%) Protractor
8 1 (1.15%) Selenium
8 1 (1.15%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.30%) Finance
2 1 (1.15%) Back Office
2 1 (1.15%) Banking
2 1 (1.15%) Games
2 1 (1.15%) Marketing
2 1 (1.15%) Publishing
2 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 70 (80.46%) Developer
2 41 (47.13%) .NET Developer
3 30 (34.48%) C# Developer
4 19 (21.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (18.39%) C++ Developer
5 16 (18.39%) C++/C# Developer
6 10 (11.49%) SQL Developer
7 8 (9.20%) .NET Programmer
7 8 (9.20%) C# Programmer
7 8 (9.20%) C++ Programmer
7 8 (9.20%) Programmer
7 8 (9.20%) SQL Programmer
8 6 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (6.90%) Mobile Developer
9 4 (4.60%) ETL Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Windows Mobile Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Xamarin Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Analyst
10 3 (3.45%) Consultant
10 3 (3.45%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (89.66%) .NET
2 26 (29.89%) XML
3 18 (20.69%) ASP.NET
3 18 (20.69%) CSS
3 18 (20.69%) HTML
4 16 (18.39%) ADO.NET
4 16 (18.39%) Web Services
4 16 (18.39%) WinForms
5 13 (14.94%) Ajax
6 10 (11.49%) Regular Expression
7 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (10.34%) XSL
8 7 (8.05%) WCF
9 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
9 5 (5.75%) jQuery
9 5 (5.75%) REST
10 4 (4.60%) AngularJS
10 4 (4.60%) WPF
11 3 (3.45%) JSON
12 2 (2.30%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.49%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.75%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.45%) User Experience
4 1 (1.15%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.15%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.15%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.15%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.15%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 35 (40.23%) Windows
2 15 (17.24%) Windows 7
2 15 (17.24%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.60%) Android
3 4 (4.60%) Apple iOS
3 4 (4.60%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (2.30%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.15%) Linux
5 1 (1.15%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (41.38%) TDD
3 23 (26.44%) Continuous Integration
4 22 (25.29%) OO
5 18 (20.69%) Continuous Delivery
5 18 (20.69%) Multithreading
6 17 (19.54%) MVC
7 13 (14.94%) OOP
8 11 (12.64%) Unit Testing
9 7 (8.05%) ATDD
10 6 (6.90%) Mobile Development
10 6 (6.90%) Refactoring
10 6 (6.90%) SDLC
11 5 (5.75%) BDD
11 5 (5.75%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (5.75%) DevOps
11 5 (5.75%) ETL
11 5 (5.75%) Migration
11 5 (5.75%) SOLID
12 4 (4.60%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 36 (41.38%) SQL
2 22 (25.29%) C++
2 22 (25.29%) JavaScript
3 18 (20.69%) PowerShell
4 9 (10.34%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.05%) Java
6 3 (3.45%) Python
6 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.30%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.15%) IronPython
8 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.15%) Perl
8 1 (1.15%) PHP
8 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Security Cleared
2 6 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) Degree
4 2 (2.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.15%) ISEB
5 1 (1.15%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
2 1 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (5.75%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) CA Service Virtualization
Vendors
1 27 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) IBM
3 5 (5.75%) Infragistics
3 5 (5.75%) VMware
4 4 (4.60%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.30%) Nintex
5 2 (2.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.30%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.15%) CA
6 1 (1.15%) HP