Period
to 14 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the 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#
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 19 6
Rank change year-on-year -7 -13 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 49 52 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 6.36% 7.57% 12.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.16% 15.62% 23.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 87 46
Cambridge median daily rate £374 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.14% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £280 £300 £265
90th Percentile £500 £410 £425
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £403 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +20.15% -4.29% -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 5
Cambridge median hourly rate £44.00 £43.25 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.73% -21.36% +25.71%
10th Percentile £40.65 £39.53 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.85 £51.88 £77.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +0.57% -2.78% +2.86%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 346 333 336
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 44.94% 48.47% 53.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 165 188
Cambridge median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £300 £289 £275
90th Percentile £525 £488 £479
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £365 £375
% change year-on-year +16.44% -2.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 64 34
Cambridge median hourly rate £43.75 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +5.00% -7.25%
10th Percentile £35.44 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £73.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -1.84%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Cambridge

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Cambridge

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Cambridge over the 6 months to 14 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Cambridge

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for C#.

1 27 (55.10%) .NET
2 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (40.82%) Unit Testing
4 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
5 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
6 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
7 13 (26.53%) CRM
7 13 (26.53%) HTML
8 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
8 12 (24.49%) Dynamics CRM
8 12 (24.49%) HTML5
8 12 (24.49%) Dynamics 365
9 11 (22.45%) QA
9 11 (22.45%) CSS
9 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
10 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
10 10 (20.41%) CSS3
10 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
11 9 (18.37%) MVVM
11 9 (18.37%) Use Case
11 9 (18.37%) WPF
11 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
11 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (16.33%) C++
12 8 (16.33%) Windows
12 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
13 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
13 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database

C#
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 3 (6.12%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.04%) Apache
2 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (2.04%) IIS
2 1 (2.04%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.04%) nginx
2 1 (2.04%) OpenStack
Business Applications
1 12 (24.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (24.49%) Dynamics 365
2 7 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (12.24%) GitHub
4 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (4.08%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.04%) Office 365
5 1 (2.04%) SaaS
5 1 (2.04%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
2 2 (4.08%) DNS
2 2 (4.08%) SSL
2 2 (4.08%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.04%) Firewall
3 1 (2.04%) Network Security
3 1 (2.04%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (24.49%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle Database
3 3 (6.12%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.04%) Flink
4 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
4 1 (2.04%) Scylla
4 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (20.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.29%) TeamCity
4 6 (12.24%) JIRA
4 6 (12.24%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (8.16%) Selenium
6 3 (6.12%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (6.12%) WebDriver
7 2 (4.08%) Jenkins
7 2 (4.08%) SoapUI
8 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.04%) Gradle
8 1 (2.04%) Grunt
8 1 (2.04%) Hudson
8 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
8 1 (2.04%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (2.04%) Mocha
8 1 (2.04%) NCrunch
8 1 (2.04%) SpecFlow
8 1 (2.04%) Vagrant
General
1 4 (8.16%) Finance
2 3 (6.12%) Publishing
3 1 (2.04%) Back Office
3 1 (2.04%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 30 (61.22%) Developer
2 9 (18.37%) C# Developer
2 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Developer
3 8 (16.33%) CRM Developer
3 8 (16.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 6 (12.24%) Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) .NET Developer
5 5 (10.20%) C++ Developer
5 5 (10.20%) CRM Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Software Developer
5 5 (10.20%) Software Engineer
6 4 (8.16%) Analyst
7 3 (6.12%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.08%) Automation Test Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) QA Analyst
8 2 (4.08%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (55.10%) .NET
2 13 (26.53%) HTML
3 12 (24.49%) HTML5
4 11 (22.45%) CSS
5 10 (20.41%) .NET Framework
5 10 (20.41%) CSS3
6 9 (18.37%) WPF
7 6 (12.24%) ASP.NET
8 5 (10.20%) AngularJS
8 5 (10.20%) Web Services
9 3 (6.12%) WCF
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.08%) Django
10 2 (4.08%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.08%) Grails
10 2 (4.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 2 (4.08%) Silverlight
10 2 (4.08%) WinForms
10 2 (4.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.41%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.08%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.08%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (4.08%) Hedge funds
3 2 (4.08%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.04%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.33%) Windows
2 3 (6.12%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.04%) Android
3 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.04%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (2.04%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (2.04%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (2.04%) ThreadX
3 1 (2.04%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.04%) Unix
3 1 (2.04%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (51.02%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (40.82%) Unit Testing
3 17 (34.69%) Test Automation
4 16 (32.65%) Software Engineering
5 13 (26.53%) CRM
6 9 (18.37%) MVVM
6 9 (18.37%) Test Scripting
6 9 (18.37%) Use Case
7 6 (12.24%) OO
7 6 (12.24%) Scrum
7 6 (12.24%) UML
8 4 (8.16%) MVC
8 4 (8.16%) User Stories
9 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.12%) Decision-Making
9 3 (6.12%) OOP
9 3 (6.12%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (6.12%) System Testing
10 2 (4.08%) Kanban
10 2 (4.08%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (22.45%) JavaScript
2 8 (16.33%) C++
3 6 (12.24%) Java
3 6 (12.24%) SQL
4 5 (10.20%) PowerShell
5 3 (6.12%) Python
5 3 (6.12%) Ruby
6 2 (4.08%) Groovy
7 1 (2.04%) C
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.04%) Go
7 1 (2.04%) Perl
7 1 (2.04%) Scala
7 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.16%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (8.16%) Degree
3 2 (4.08%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) GxP
System Software
1 2 (4.08%) Docker
2 1 (2.04%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.04%) vSphere
2 1 (2.04%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.08%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.04%) Mesos
2 1 (2.04%) Terraform
2 1 (2.04%) vMotion
Vendors
1 15 (30.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.24%) Oracle
3 2 (4.08%) Google
3 2 (4.08%) New Relic
4 1 (2.04%) Citrix
4 1 (2.04%) NetApp
4 1 (2.04%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.04%) Tableau
4 1 (2.04%) VMware