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 3 months to 25 March 2017 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 13 8 13
Rank change year-on-year -5 +5  
Contract jobs citing C# 28 46 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.95% 11.27% 8.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.72% 28.22% 21.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 26 12
Median daily rate £350 £368 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +8.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £315 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £406 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.50 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +427.77% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 158 163 129
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 50.48% 39.95% 40.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 94 84
Median daily rate £375 £370 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.35% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £315 £212
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £473
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 21 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £9.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Cambridge

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Cambridge

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for C#.

1 39 (55.71%) .NET
2 23 (32.86%) SQL
3 22 (31.43%) MVC
4 21 (30.00%) WCF
5 19 (27.14%) WPF
5 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
6 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
7 16 (22.86%) Windows
7 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
8 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (17.14%) Linux
9 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
10 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
10 11 (15.71%) Python
10 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
11 9 (12.86%) REST
12 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (11.43%) TDD
13 7 (10.00%) HTML
13 7 (10.00%) CSS
13 7 (10.00%) Selenium
14 6 (8.57%) LINQ
14 6 (8.57%) BDD
14 6 (8.57%) Web Services
14 6 (8.57%) Java
14 6 (8.57%) NUnit
15 5 (7.14%) Ruby
15 5 (7.14%) Web Development

C#
Top Related 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 (4.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.43%) Anypoint
2 1 (1.43%) Jupyter
2 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
2 1 (1.43%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.86%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (4.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (2.86%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (1.43%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.86%) SaaS
3 1 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.43%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (1.43%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.43%) HTTPS
3 1 (1.43%) NFC
3 1 (1.43%) RS-232
3 1 (1.43%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.14%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.86%) MySQL
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.43%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.43%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (15.71%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.00%) Selenium
3 6 (8.57%) NUnit
4 4 (5.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (5.71%) MSTest
5 3 (4.29%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.29%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.86%) JMeter
6 2 (2.86%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.86%) SoapUI
6 2 (2.86%) Subversion
6 2 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.86%) WebDriver
7 1 (1.43%) Hudson
7 1 (1.43%) JBehave
7 1 (1.43%) JIRA
7 1 (1.43%) JUnit
7 1 (1.43%) RSpec
7 1 (1.43%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (7.14%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.71%) Finance
2 4 (5.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.29%) Banking
3 3 (4.29%) Electronics
3 3 (4.29%) Marketing
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 49 (70.00%) Developer
2 32 (45.71%) C# Developer
3 19 (27.14%) .NET Developer
4 13 (18.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (11.43%) Software Engineer
6 6 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (8.57%) Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# Software Developer
7 5 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
7 5 (7.14%) WPF Developer
8 4 (5.71%) C# Software Engineer
8 4 (5.71%) WCF Developer
9 3 (4.29%) C# WCF Developer
9 3 (4.29%) CRM Developer
9 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Developer
9 3 (4.29%) SQL Developer
10 2 (2.86%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Azure Developer
10 2 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (2.86%) Developer in Test
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (55.71%) .NET
2 21 (30.00%) WCF
3 19 (27.14%) WPF
4 16 (22.86%) ASP.NET
5 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
6 11 (15.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.86%) REST
8 7 (10.00%) CSS
8 7 (10.00%) HTML
9 6 (8.57%) LINQ
9 6 (8.57%) Web Services
10 5 (7.14%) AngularJS
10 5 (7.14%) jQuery
10 5 (7.14%) SOAP
11 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (5.71%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.71%) XML
11 4 (5.71%) XSLT
12 3 (4.29%) Django
12 3 (4.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.29%) Life Science
1 3 (4.29%) User Experience
2 2 (2.86%) SCADA
3 1 (1.43%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.43%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (1.43%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.43%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.43%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (22.86%) Windows
2 12 (17.14%) Linux
3 3 (4.29%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.43%) MVC
2 17 (24.29%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 8 (11.43%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (11.43%) TDD
5 6 (8.57%) BDD
6 5 (7.14%) Multithreading
6 5 (7.14%) MVVM
6 5 (7.14%) Scrum
6 5 (7.14%) Web Development
7 4 (5.71%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.71%) Concurrent Programming
7 4 (5.71%) Data Protection
7 4 (5.71%) ERP
8 3 (4.29%) Automation Testing
8 3 (4.29%) CRM
8 3 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
8 3 (4.29%) SOLID
8 3 (4.29%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 23 (32.86%) SQL
2 17 (24.29%) JavaScript
3 11 (15.71%) Python
4 6 (8.57%) Java
5 5 (7.14%) Ruby
6 4 (5.71%) C++
6 4 (5.71%) XAML
7 3 (4.29%) C
7 3 (4.29%) Perl
7 3 (4.29%) PHP
8 2 (2.86%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.86%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (4.29%) PhD
2 2 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.86%) ISO 8583
1 2 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.43%) Ansible
1 1 (1.43%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.43%) Puppet
1 1 (1.43%) Salt
1 1 (1.43%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) SAP
3 3 (4.29%) webMethods
4 1 (1.43%) Google
4 1 (1.43%) IBM
4 1 (1.43%) JD Edwards
4 1 (1.43%) MuleSoft
4 1 (1.43%) Perforce
4 1 (1.43%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.43%) Siemens
4 1 (1.43%) Xamarin
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