Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 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.

C#
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 5 15
Rank change year-on-year -15 +10 0
Contract jobs citing C# 53 81 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.56% 12.92% 9.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.54% 24.11% 18.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 46 66
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% - +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £265 £273
90th Percentile £410 £425 £475
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £335 £350 £365
% change year-on-year -4.29% -4.11% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Cambridge median hourly rate £43.25 £55.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.36% +33.33% -
10th Percentile £39.53 £32.50 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.88 £77.50 £50.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -2.78% +9.09% -

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 341 336 508
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 48.64% 53.59% 53.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 180 330
Cambridge median daily rate £375 £375 £375
10th Percentile £297 £275 £263
90th Percentile £488 £488 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £358 £375
% change year-on-year +4.90% -4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 39 26
Cambridge median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.00% -7.25% -9.21%
10th Percentile £33.00 £32.50 £35.13
90th Percentile £52.50 £65.50 £55.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year +5.00% -3.61% -2.35%

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 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 40 (75.47%) .NET
2 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (39.62%) WPF
4 17 (32.08%) SQL
5 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
6 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
7 14 (26.42%) TDD
7 14 (26.42%) Visual Studio
7 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
7 14 (26.42%) Windows
8 12 (22.64%) Finance
8 12 (22.64%) C++
8 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
10 10 (18.87%) OOP
10 10 (18.87%) MVC
11 9 (16.98%) SOLID
11 9 (16.98%) SDLC
12 8 (15.09%) MVVM
12 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
12 8 (15.09%) WCF
12 8 (15.09%) WinForms
13 7 (13.21%) Selenium
13 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (13.21%) Scrum
13 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
14 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software

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 2 (3.77%) CMS
1 2 (3.77%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) BrowserStack
3 2 (3.77%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.89%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.89%) LDAP
1 1 (1.89%) SMS
1 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.19%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.55%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (7.55%) SQLite
5 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 2 (3.77%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.89%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.89%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.21%) Selenium
2 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
4 4 (7.55%) Appium
4 4 (7.55%) Cucumber
4 4 (7.55%) JMeter
4 4 (7.55%) NUnit
5 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.77%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.89%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.89%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.89%) Mocha
6 1 (1.89%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
6 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
General
1 12 (22.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.89%) Advertising
2 1 (1.89%) Electronics
2 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Developer
2 19 (35.85%) .NET Developer
3 15 (28.30%) C# Developer
4 14 (26.42%) Software Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) C# Software Engineer
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Developer
5 11 (20.75%) SQL Server Developer
6 10 (18.87%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (18.87%) Full Stack Developer
6 10 (18.87%) SSIS Developer
6 10 (18.87%) SSRS Developer
7 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (11.32%) C# WCF Developer
8 6 (11.32%) C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (11.32%) WCF Developer
9 4 (7.55%) Automation Tester
9 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (7.55%) SQL BI Developer
9 4 (7.55%) SQL Server BI Developer
9 4 (7.55%) SSAS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (75.47%) .NET
2 21 (39.62%) WPF
3 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (15.09%) WCF
4 8 (15.09%) WinForms
5 4 (7.55%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.55%) CSS
5 4 (7.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (7.55%) Node.js
5 4 (7.55%) REST
6 3 (5.66%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.66%) Entity Framework
6 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) jQuery
6 3 (5.66%) Web Services
6 3 (5.66%) XML
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.77%) MFC
7 2 (3.77%) RESTful
7 2 (3.77%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Enterprise Software
1 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.55%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.77%) Life Science
4 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 14 (26.42%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Linux
3 2 (3.77%) Unix
4 1 (1.89%) Android
4 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (28.30%) Software Engineering
3 14 (26.42%) TDD
4 10 (18.87%) MVC
4 10 (18.87%) OOP
4 10 (18.87%) Test Automation
5 9 (16.98%) SDLC
5 9 (16.98%) SOLID
6 8 (15.09%) MVVM
7 7 (13.21%) Performance Tuning
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
8 6 (11.32%) BDD
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (9.43%) Microservices
9 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (7.55%) Cross-Browser Testing
10 4 (7.55%) OO
10 4 (7.55%) Performance Testing
10 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (32.08%) SQL
2 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.64%) C++
4 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
6 2 (3.77%) Python
7 1 (1.89%) Clojure
7 1 (1.89%) Dart
7 1 (1.89%) Delphi
7 1 (1.89%) Elixir
7 1 (1.89%) Erlang
7 1 (1.89%) ES6
7 1 (1.89%) F#
7 1 (1.89%) Haskell
7 1 (1.89%) Kotlin
7 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.89%) Rust
7 1 (1.89%) Scala
7 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (7.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.32%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (15.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Twitter
3 1 (1.89%) Coveo
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.89%) VMware
3 1 (1.89%) WSO2
3 1 (1.89%) Xamarin