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 23 June 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +5 -4  
Contract jobs citing C# 24 28 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.97% 7.71% 10.02%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 15.22% 20.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 35
Median daily rate £350 £368 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64%  

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 138 184 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 45.85% 50.69% 49.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 108 170
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £254 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 14 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

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 23 June 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 23 June 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 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 21 (40.38%) SQL
3 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 15 (28.85%) Windows
5 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
5 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 13 (25.00%) WPF
7 12 (23.08%) MVC
8 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
9 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 10 (19.23%) Python
9 10 (19.23%) WCF
9 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
10 9 (17.31%) C++
11 8 (15.38%) C
11 8 (15.38%) XML
11 8 (15.38%) NUnit
11 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (13.46%) REST
13 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
13 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
13 6 (11.54%) OO
13 6 (11.54%) XSLT
13 6 (11.54%) Linux
13 6 (11.54%) Oracle
14 5 (9.62%) HTML
14 5 (9.62%) Java

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 (1.92%) Anypoint
1 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
1 1 (1.92%) CMS
1 1 (1.92%) Confluence
1 1 (1.92%) IIS
1 1 (1.92%) Jupyter
1 1 (1.92%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
1 1 (1.92%) WebLogic
1 1 (1.92%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle ERP
3 2 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (1.92%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.92%) BrowserStack
4 1 (1.92%) GitHub
4 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (1.92%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (1.92%) Route 53
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.92%) Internet
2 1 (1.92%) NFC
2 1 (1.92%) RS-232
2 1 (1.92%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (26.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (1.92%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.92%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Visual Studio
2 8 (15.38%) NUnit
3 5 (9.62%) MSTest
3 5 (9.62%) Selenium
4 4 (7.69%) Subversion
5 3 (5.77%) JIRA
5 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.85%) Cucumber
6 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.85%) MSBuild
6 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.92%) Appium
7 1 (1.92%) JBehave
7 1 (1.92%) JMeter
7 1 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.92%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.92%) Spock
General
1 4 (7.69%) Electronics
2 3 (5.77%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 2 (3.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Finance
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 27 (51.92%) Developer
2 10 (19.23%) .NET Developer
3 8 (15.38%) C# Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Software Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
4 4 (7.69%) CRM Developer
5 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Desktop Support
5 3 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.77%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Applications Developer
6 2 (3.85%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.85%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 13 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 13 (25.00%) WPF
3 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 10 (19.23%) WCF
4 8 (15.38%) XML
5 7 (13.46%) REST
6 6 (11.54%) XSLT
7 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (9.62%) CSS
7 5 (9.62%) HTML
7 5 (9.62%) LINQ
8 4 (7.69%) RESTful
9 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
9 3 (5.77%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.77%) jQuery
9 3 (5.77%) JSON
9 3 (5.77%) Node.js
9 3 (5.77%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.85%) Life Science
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.92%) CAN bus
3 1 (1.92%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.85%) Windows
2 6 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (3.85%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) Android
4 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
4 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (23.08%) MVC
3 10 (19.23%) Software Engineering
4 8 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
5 6 (11.54%) OO
6 5 (9.62%) BDD
6 5 (9.62%) Concurrent Programming
6 5 (9.62%) ERP
6 5 (9.62%) TDD
6 5 (9.62%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) Microservices
7 4 (7.69%) OOD
7 4 (7.69%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.77%) DevOps
8 3 (5.77%) Integration Testing
8 3 (5.77%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (3.85%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 21 (40.38%) SQL
2 16 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 10 (19.23%) Python
4 9 (17.31%) C++
5 8 (15.38%) C
6 5 (9.62%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) Perl
7 3 (5.77%) PowerShell
7 3 (5.77%) Ruby
7 3 (5.77%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) Clojure
9 1 (1.92%) Erlang
9 1 (1.92%) Haskell
9 1 (1.92%) Kotlin
9 1 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) Degree
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.85%) ISO 8583
2 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Ansible
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
1 2 (3.85%) Salt
2 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) Oracle
3 3 (5.77%) webMethods
4 2 (3.85%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.92%) Google
5 1 (1.92%) IBM
5 1 (1.92%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.92%) Perforce
5 1 (1.92%) Rackspace
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago