Period
to 20 February 2019

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 20 February 2019 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
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 30 18 9
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 35 52 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.12% 8.47% 10.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.94% 17.63% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 69 39
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £335 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -4.29% -4.11%
10th Percentile £297 £300 £267
90th Percentile £458 £435 £428
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +14.29% - -4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £43.25 £51.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.89% -15.61% +32.26%
10th Percentile £37.50 £39.53 £33.88
90th Percentile £44.50 £51.88 £74.63
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £46.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -8.70% +8.24% +15.25%

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 320 295 281
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 46.85% 48.05% 47.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 150 137
Cambridge median daily rate £430 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.97% +3.33% -2.60%
10th Percentile £300 £299 £275
90th Percentile £588 £525 £525
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -7.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 63 29
Cambridge median hourly rate £46.50 £42.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -1.18% +2.41%
10th Percentile £37.50 £21.30 £33.10
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.50 £47.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.50 £42.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +5.95% +2.44% +5.13%

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 20 February 2019.

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 20 February 2019, 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 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 14 (40.00%) SQL
3 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
3 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
5 8 (22.86%) JIRA
5 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
5 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
6 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 7 (20.00%) C++
7 6 (17.14%) MVVM
7 6 (17.14%) WPF
7 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
8 5 (14.29%) Migration
8 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
8 5 (14.29%) Oracle
8 5 (14.29%) Windows
9 4 (11.43%) OOP
9 4 (11.43%) Python
9 4 (11.43%) CRM
9 4 (11.43%) PhD
9 4 (11.43%) Web Services
9 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
9 4 (11.43%) Scrum
9 4 (11.43%) Finance
9 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 4 (11.43%) Degree
9 4 (11.43%) Computer Science

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 (8.57%) Drupal
2 2 (5.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.86%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.57%) GitHub
3 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.71%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) DNS
1 2 (5.71%) HTTP
1 2 (5.71%) SSL
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.86%) Data Lake
4 1 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.86%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Git (software)
1 8 (22.86%) JIRA
2 7 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.43%) TeamCity
4 3 (8.57%) Selenium
5 2 (5.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.86%) Gradle
6 1 (2.86%) Hudson
6 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.86%) Maven
6 1 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.86%) Subversion
General
1 4 (11.43%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Publishing
3 1 (2.86%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 23 (65.71%) Developer
2 11 (31.43%) C# Developer
3 6 (17.14%) .NET Developer
3 6 (17.14%) C++ Developer
4 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (8.57%) C++/C# Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Web Developer
6 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) C/C++ Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.71%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Analyst
6 2 (5.71%) QA Automation Tester
6 2 (5.71%) Site Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (65.71%) .NET
2 9 (25.71%) .NET Framework
3 6 (17.14%) WPF
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.43%) Web Services
5 3 (8.57%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.57%) HTML
5 3 (8.57%) Symfony
6 2 (5.71%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.71%) Grails
6 2 (5.71%) HTML5
6 2 (5.71%) React
7 1 (2.86%) .NET Core
7 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (2.86%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 1 (2.86%) Redux
7 1 (2.86%) REST
7 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.86%) WinForms
7 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.57%) Data Structures
2 2 (5.71%) Data Centre
2 2 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.71%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.14%) MVVM
3 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 4 (11.43%) Computer Science
5 4 (11.43%) CRM
5 4 (11.43%) OOP
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
5 4 (11.43%) Web Development
6 3 (8.57%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.57%) OO
6 3 (8.57%) Open Source
6 3 (8.57%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.57%) Signal Processing
6 3 (8.57%) System Testing
6 3 (8.57%) UML
7 2 (5.71%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (40.00%) SQL
2 7 (20.00%) C++
3 5 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 4 (11.43%) Python
5 3 (8.57%) C
5 3 (8.57%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) PHP
5 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.71%) Groovy
6 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.86%) Ruby
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (11.43%) Degree
1 4 (11.43%) PhD
2 2 (5.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) GxP
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.71%) Google
3 2 (5.71%) New Relic