Period
to 18 September 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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 22 13
Rank change year-on-year +2 -9 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 44 48 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 5.93% 7.49% 9.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.67% 15.00% 17.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 59 34
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.90% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £274 £263 £287
90th Percentile £530 £438 £484
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 5
Cambridge median hourly rate £44.00 £38.75 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.55% -29.55% +37.50%
10th Percentile £43.13 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £45.88 £77.50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -27.27% +37.50%

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 300 320 351
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 40.43% 49.92% 51.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 157 195
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +2.04%
10th Percentile £299 £258 £300
90th Percentile £525 £475 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £423 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +16.55% -3.33% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 59 36
Cambridge median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.75% - -
10th Percentile £35.44 £36.25 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.63 £48.35 £70.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +0.63%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 24 (54.55%) .NET
2 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (40.91%) Unit Testing
4 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
5 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
6 13 (29.55%) CRM
6 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
7 12 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
7 12 (27.27%) Dynamics 365
8 11 (25.00%) CSS
8 11 (25.00%) HTML
8 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 10 (22.73%) HTML5
9 10 (22.73%) CSS3
9 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
10 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (20.45%) QA
10 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
10 9 (20.45%) Use Case
11 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
12 7 (15.91%) MVVM
12 7 (15.91%) C++
12 7 (15.91%) WPF
12 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
13 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
13 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
13 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
14 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
14 5 (11.36%) Windows

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 1 (2.27%) Apache
1 1 (2.27%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.27%) CMS
1 1 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (2.27%) IIS
1 1 (2.27%) MS Exchange
1 1 (2.27%) nginx
1 1 (2.27%) OpenStack
1 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
1 1 (2.27%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (27.27%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (6.82%) GitHub
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.27%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.27%) Office 365
3 1 (2.27%) vREST
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (2.27%) Firewall
2 1 (2.27%) Network Security
2 1 (2.27%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (2.27%) Flink
3 1 (2.27%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) RavenDB
3 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.27%) Scylla
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 6 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.55%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) GitLab
5 1 (2.27%) Grunt
5 1 (2.27%) gulp
5 1 (2.27%) Hudson
5 1 (2.27%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.27%) Mocha
5 1 (2.27%) NCrunch
5 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
5 1 (2.27%) Vagrant
5 1 (2.27%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.27%) webpack
General
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Back Office
2 1 (2.27%) Brand Awareness
2 1 (2.27%) Financial Institution
2 1 (2.27%) Games
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 12 (27.27%) C# Developer
3 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Developer
4 8 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 8 (18.18%) CRM Developer
4 8 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.36%) Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) CRM Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
6 5 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
7 4 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 3 (6.82%) C++ Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Analyst
9 2 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
9 2 (4.55%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (54.55%) .NET
2 11 (25.00%) CSS
2 11 (25.00%) HTML
3 10 (22.73%) CSS3
3 10 (22.73%) HTML5
4 8 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.91%) .NET Framework
5 7 (15.91%) WPF
6 6 (13.64%) AngularJS
7 4 (9.09%) Web Services
8 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (6.82%) WCF
9 2 (4.55%) Django
9 2 (4.55%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.55%) JSON
9 2 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (4.55%) React
9 2 (4.55%) Silverlight
9 2 (4.55%) XML
10 1 (2.27%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.27%) Animation
4 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (2.27%) Life Science
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.27%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 5 (11.36%) Windows
2 3 (6.82%) Linux
3 1 (2.27%) Android
3 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.27%) Data ONTAP
3 1 (2.27%) FreeRTOS
3 1 (2.27%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (2.27%) ThreadX
3 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
3 1 (2.27%) Unix
3 1 (2.27%) VxWorks
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Phone
3 1 (2.27%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) Unit Testing
3 17 (38.64%) Software Engineering
4 14 (31.82%) Test Automation
5 13 (29.55%) CRM
6 9 (20.45%) Test Scripting
6 9 (20.45%) Use Case
7 7 (15.91%) MVVM
8 5 (11.36%) MVC
8 5 (11.36%) OO
8 5 (11.36%) UML
9 4 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (6.82%) Decision-Making
10 3 (6.82%) Problem-Solving
10 3 (6.82%) Scrum
10 3 (6.82%) TDD
11 2 (4.55%) BDD
11 2 (4.55%) Continuous Improvement
11 2 (4.55%) Creative Problem-Solving
11 2 (4.55%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (15.91%) C++
3 4 (9.09%) Java
3 4 (9.09%) SQL
4 3 (6.82%) PowerShell
4 3 (6.82%) Python
4 3 (6.82%) Ruby
5 1 (2.27%) C
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C
5 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.27%) Go
5 1 (2.27%) Perl
5 1 (2.27%) Scala
5 1 (2.27%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 2 (4.55%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (20.45%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.55%) Docker
2 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.27%) vSphere
2 1 (2.27%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (4.55%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
2 1 (2.27%) Mesos
2 1 (2.27%) Terraform
2 1 (2.27%) vMotion
Vendors
1 13 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.27%) Citrix
2 1 (2.27%) NetApp
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle
2 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
2 1 (2.27%) Tableau
2 1 (2.27%) VMware