Period
to 16 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 43 25 58
Rank change year-on-year -18 +33 -1
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 17 32 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.67% 5.17% 1.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 5.43% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 22 7
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +36.36%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £307
90th Percentile £394 £400 £433
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £350 £320
% change year-on-year +3.57% +9.38% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Cambridge median hourly rate - £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +10.59% -2.86% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 602 589 735
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.65% 95.15% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 342 273 457
Cambridge median daily rate £380 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.33% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £225 £202 £260
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £366 £385
% change year-on-year +2.39% -4.87% +9.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 73 52
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £34.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.94% -9.80% +39.09%
10th Percentile £16.13 £11.39 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% +47.06% -36.45%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Cambridge

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Cambridge

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 16 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Cambridge

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Cambridge

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (76.47%) .NET
3 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
3 11 (64.71%) Finance
4 10 (58.82%) SDLC
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (52.94%) WCF
5 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (47.06%) TDD
6 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (41.18%) SOLID
7 7 (41.18%) MVC
7 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 7 (41.18%) WPF
8 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (17.65%) MVVM
10 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
10 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
10 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
11 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
11 2 (11.76%) Physics
11 2 (11.76%) Computer Science

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Drupal
1 1 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (5.88%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (64.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (58.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (23.53%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (23.53%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (52.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (64.71%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (76.47%) .NET
2 9 (52.94%) WCF
3 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (41.18%) WPF
5 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Entity Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (11.76%) Silverlight
7 1 (5.88%) Ajax
7 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.88%) CSS
7 1 (5.88%) CSS3
7 1 (5.88%) HTML
7 1 (5.88%) HTML5
7 1 (5.88%) Node.js
7 1 (5.88%) React
7 1 (5.88%) REST
7 1 (5.88%) RESTful
7 1 (5.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (23.53%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (11.76%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
4 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (58.82%) SDLC
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 7 (41.18%) MVC
4 7 (41.18%) Performance Tuning
4 7 (41.18%) SOLID
5 4 (23.53%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (17.65%) MVVM
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Mathematical Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.76%) OO
7 2 (11.76%) OOA/OOD
7 2 (11.76%) Physics
7 2 (11.76%) Statistical Modelling
7 2 (11.76%) UML
8 1 (5.88%) PRINCE2
8 1 (5.88%) Process Improvement
8 1 (5.88%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (11.76%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) TypeScript
2 2 (11.76%) XAML
3 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
3 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Sitecore