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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 12 22
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 57 48 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.11% 10.06% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.27% 31.17% 18.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 28 15
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£390 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £224 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £448 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £47.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
330 154 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 46.94% 32.29% 29.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 95 75
Average daily rate £400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £165
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 4
Average hourly rate £39.00 £28.75 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.65% -4.95%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.85 £12.30 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £29.50 £117.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 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 31 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 -12 25 £391 +56.50% 24
Abingdon +4 4 £413 +10.00% 3
Bicester - 1 £375 -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 75 (75.00%) .NET
2 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (42.00%) SQL
4 38 (38.00%) WPF
5 35 (35.00%) SQL Server
6 32 (32.00%) Microsoft
7 29 (29.00%) HTML
8 28 (28.00%) ASP.NET
9 27 (27.00%) CSS
10 25 (25.00%) Scrum
11 24 (24.00%) TDD
11 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
12 23 (23.00%) OO
12 23 (23.00%) Software Engineering
13 21 (21.00%) Web Services
13 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
14 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (16.00%) MVC
15 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
15 16 (16.00%) OOP
15 16 (16.00%) C++
15 16 (16.00%) Visual Studio
16 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
16 15 (15.00%) Windows
16 15 (15.00%) C++/CLI
16 15 (15.00%) PowerShell
16 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
17 14 (14.00%) AngularJS
17 14 (14.00%) SDLC
17 14 (14.00%) MySQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 21 (21.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (6.00%) CMS
2 6 (6.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (4.00%) Apache
3 4 (4.00%) Drupal
4 2 (2.00%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.00%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.00%) IIS
5 1 (1.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (1.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Boomi
3 1 (1.00%) Office 365
3 1 (1.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (14.00%) MySQL
3 13 (13.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (8.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (6.00%) SSDT
6 5 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (4.00%) Microsoft Power View
8 3 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (2.00%) OLAP Cube
9 2 (2.00%) OLAP
10 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (1.00%) Big Data
10 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 16 (16.00%) Visual Studio
2 15 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (10.00%) Subversion
4 9 (9.00%) Git (software)
5 7 (7.00%) MSBuild
6 6 (6.00%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (6.00%) WinDbg
6 6 (6.00%) TeamCity
7 3 (3.00%) Mercurial
8 2 (2.00%) JIRA
8 2 (2.00%) NUnit
9 1 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (12.00%) Finance
2 4 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.00%) Electronics
3 2 (2.00%) Retail
4 1 (1.00%) Marketing
4 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 61 (61.00%) Developer
2 22 (22.00%) C# Developer
3 19 (19.00%) Software Engineer
4 18 (18.00%) .NET Developer
5 14 (14.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (12.00%) Analyst
7 11 (11.00%) Architect
8 9 (9.00%) Business Analyst
9 8 (8.00%) Software Developer
9 8 (8.00%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.00%) Administrator
10 6 (6.00%) Server Administrator
11 5 (5.00%) Technical Business Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Technical Analyst
11 5 (5.00%) Programmer
11 5 (5.00%) C# Programmer
12 4 (4.00%) CRM Developer
12 4 (4.00%) SharePoint Architect
12 4 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 4 (4.00%) LAMP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (75.00%) .NET
2 38 (38.00%) WPF
3 29 (29.00%) HTML
4 28 (28.00%) ASP.NET
5 27 (27.00%) CSS
6 21 (21.00%) Web Services
7 14 (14.00%) AngularJS
8 11 (11.00%) WCF
8 11 (11.00%) jQuery
8 11 (11.00%) XML
8 11 (11.00%) .NET Framework
9 9 (9.00%) HTML5
10 8 (8.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (7.00%) CSS3
11 7 (7.00%) Silverlight
11 7 (7.00%) WinForms
11 7 (7.00%) SOAP
12 5 (5.00%) XHTML
12 5 (5.00%) RESTful
12 5 (5.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (6.00%) Data Centre
4 4 (4.00%) User Experience
4 4 (4.00%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (4.00%) Social Media
4 4 (4.00%) Informatics
5 3 (3.00%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.00%) Google Search Appliance
7 1 (1.00%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.00%) Physics
7 1 (1.00%) DTV
7 1 (1.00%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (15.00%) Windows
2 6 (6.00%) Linux
2 6 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
2 6 (6.00%) Windows 8
3 4 (4.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (49.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (25.00%) Scrum
3 24 (24.00%) TDD
4 23 (23.00%) Software Engineering
4 23 (23.00%) OO
5 20 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (16.00%) OOP
6 16 (16.00%) MVC
6 16 (16.00%) Configuration Management
7 14 (14.00%) SDLC
8 11 (11.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (11.00%) UML
9 7 (7.00%) CRM
9 7 (7.00%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.00%) Kanban
10 6 (6.00%) Refactoring
10 6 (6.00%) OOD
11 5 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 5 (5.00%) Data Modelling
11 5 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (42.00%) SQL
2 24 (24.00%) JavaScript
3 16 (16.00%) C++
4 15 (15.00%) T-SQL
4 15 (15.00%) C++/CLI
4 15 (15.00%) PowerShell
5 13 (13.00%) Java
6 11 (11.00%) Python
7 7 (7.00%) VB.NET
8 6 (6.00%) Perl
8 6 (6.00%) PHP
9 2 (2.00%) C
10 1 (1.00%) VBScript
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.00%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 14 (14.00%) Degree
2 3 (3.00%) PhD
3 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.00%) MCTS
3 1 (1.00%) MCPD
3 1 (1.00%) MCAD
3 1 (1.00%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (8.00%) Puppet
2 6 (6.00%) SCCM
3 4 (4.00%) Vagrant
3 4 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 32 (32.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (14.00%) Perforce
3 7 (7.00%) VMware
4 6 (6.00%) Oracle
5 2 (2.00%) Google
5 2 (2.00%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.00%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.00%) Dell
5 2 (2.00%) Informatica
5 2 (2.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.00%) Infragistics
6 1 (1.00%) SAP
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