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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 22 19 5
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Contract jobs citing C# 49 28 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.53% 7.11% 13.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.37% 21.37% 30.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 14 46
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £290 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £375 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
253 131 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 33.73% 33.25% 44.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 84 120
Average daily rate £400 £308 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.08% -12.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 8
Average hourly rate £23.00 £33.75 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-31.85% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.80 £33.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £33.75 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 19 December 2014.

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 19 December 2014. 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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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 -15 17 £375 +15.38% 25
Abingdon - 7 £375 - 5
Henley-on-Thames - 3 - - 1
Witney - 2 - - 2
Kidlington - - - -
Banbury - - - - 4
Bicester - - - - 1
Thame - - - -
Wallingford - - - - 1
Wantage - - - -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 69 (77.53%) .NET
2 44 (49.44%) SQL Server
3 36 (40.45%) ASP.NET
4 33 (37.08%) .NET Framework
5 31 (34.83%) SQL
6 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
7 29 (32.58%) HTML
7 29 (32.58%) Web Services
8 27 (30.34%) MVC
9 26 (29.21%) CSS
10 25 (28.09%) WCF
11 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
12 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2008
13 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 18 (20.22%) REST
13 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
14 16 (17.98%) TDD
14 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (16.85%) XML
16 14 (15.73%) jQuery
17 13 (14.61%) VB.NET
18 12 (13.48%) Java
18 12 (13.48%) Windows
18 12 (13.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 11 (12.36%) WPF
20 9 (10.11%) Silverlight
20 9 (10.11%) XSLT
20 9 (10.11%) OO
20 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 (7.87%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.74%) CMS
2 6 (6.74%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.62%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.49%) Node.js
4 4 (4.49%) Zimbra
4 4 (4.49%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (4.49%) Apache
5 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.12%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) SAS
7 1 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.12%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.12%) SPSS
2 1 (1.12%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) GitHub
3 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.12%) Office 365
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (49.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (22.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (10.11%) NoSQL
5 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 7 (7.87%) MongoDB
7 6 (6.74%) Big Data
7 6 (6.74%) Hadoop
8 5 (5.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (4.49%) Couchbase
9 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (3.37%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (3.37%) RavenDB
11 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (2.25%) CouchDB
11 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
11 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 1 (1.12%) MySQL
12 1 (1.12%) Data Mining
12 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 9 (10.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
3 6 (6.74%) Subversion
4 4 (4.49%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.12%) NUnit
6 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.12%) FxCop
6 1 (1.12%) StyleCop
General
1 5 (5.62%) Finance
2 3 (3.37%) Marketing
3 2 (2.25%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.25%) Automotive
4 1 (1.12%) Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 76 (85.39%) Developer
2 40 (44.94%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.60%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (11.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (10.11%) Senior Developer
7 8 (8.99%) Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Programmer
8 7 (7.87%) Data Architect
8 7 (7.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 7 (7.87%) CRM Developer
9 4 (4.49%) C# Programmer
9 4 (4.49%) CMS Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Data Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Big Data Architect
9 4 (4.49%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (77.53%) .NET
2 36 (40.45%) ASP.NET
3 33 (37.08%) .NET Framework
4 29 (32.58%) HTML
4 29 (32.58%) Web Services
5 26 (29.21%) CSS
6 25 (28.09%) WCF
7 18 (20.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (20.22%) REST
8 15 (16.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 15 (16.85%) XML
9 14 (15.73%) jQuery
10 12 (13.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 11 (12.36%) WPF
12 9 (10.11%) Silverlight
12 9 (10.11%) XSLT
12 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 6 (6.74%) AngularJS
14 5 (5.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (5.62%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.62%) Open Source
3 4 (4.49%) Google Search Appliance
4 3 (3.37%) W3C
4 3 (3.37%) Social Media
5 2 (2.25%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.12%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.12%) NHS
6 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.12%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 4 (4.49%) Linux
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (30.34%) MVC
2 24 (26.97%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (17.98%) TDD
4 9 (10.11%) OO
5 7 (7.87%) CRM
5 7 (7.87%) Migration
5 7 (7.87%) MVVM
5 7 (7.87%) BDD
6 6 (6.74%) Unit Testing
6 6 (6.74%) Software Engineering
7 5 (5.62%) ETL
7 5 (5.62%) Web Development
7 5 (5.62%) Scrum
8 4 (4.49%) Data Migration
8 4 (4.49%) Analytics
8 4 (4.49%) Workflow
8 4 (4.49%) SOA
9 3 (3.37%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.37%) Performance Tuning
9 3 (3.37%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 31 (34.83%) SQL
2 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
3 13 (14.61%) VB.NET
4 12 (13.48%) Java
5 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
6 5 (5.62%) C++
6 5 (5.62%) PHP
7 4 (4.49%) Scala
7 4 (4.49%) C
8 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
8 3 (3.37%) VB
8 3 (3.37%) VB6
9 2 (2.25%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.25%) Ruby
9 2 (2.25%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.12%) IronPython
10 1 (1.12%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.62%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (5.62%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Telerik
3 5 (5.62%) Sitecore
4 4 (4.49%) Twitter
4 4 (4.49%) Google
5 1 (1.12%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) Alterian
5 1 (1.12%) EPiServer
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