Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 4 December 2021 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#
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 17 16
Rank change year-on-year -7 -1 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 41 24 90
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.69% 7.52% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.23% 18.60% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 17 60
10th Percentile £388 £270 £359
25th Percentile £456 £310 £410
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £415 £425
Median % change year-on-year +20.48% -2.35% -
75th Percentile £538 £488 £475
90th Percentile £575 £508 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £421 £425
% change year-on-year +0.89% -0.88% +3.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
10th Percentile " " £41.20
25th Percentile £24.75 " £41.50
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £44.00
75th Percentile £26.25 " £46.63
90th Percentile " " £47.00
East of England median hourly rate £49.00 £37.50 £44.00
% change year-on-year +30.67% -14.77% +0.57%

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 238 129 426
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 33.01% 40.44% 36.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 90 245
10th Percentile £325 £300 £313
25th Percentile £363 £313 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £490 £463 £440
Median % change year-on-year +5.95% +5.11% +3.53%
75th Percentile £550 £536 £538
90th Percentile £600 £683 £638
East of England median daily rate £460 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +8.24% - -2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 45
10th Percentile £11.25 £35.65 £41.10
25th Percentile £18.50 £41.25 £42.00
Median hourly rate £32.50 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year -27.78% - +2.86%
75th Percentile £51.25 £47.50 £50.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
East of England median hourly rate £48.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +7.78% - +4.65%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing C# as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Cambridgeshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for C# in Cambridgeshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Daily rate histogram for C# in Cambridgeshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend for C# in Cambridgeshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 4 December 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 33 £500 +85.19% 69
Peterborough -27 8 £500 +6.67% 11
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 4 December 2021, 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 22 (53.66%) .NET
2 19 (46.34%) Software Engineering
3 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (36.59%) Azure
5 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
5 14 (34.15%) React
6 12 (29.27%) Python
6 12 (29.27%) Degree
6 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
7 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (26.83%) TDD
7 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (26.83%) Microservices
8 10 (24.39%) CSS
9 9 (21.95%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) WPF
9 9 (21.95%) Computer Science Degree
9 9 (21.95%) Social Skills
10 8 (19.51%) .NET Core
10 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
10 8 (19.51%) Windows
11 7 (17.07%) MVC
11 7 (17.07%) PhD
11 7 (17.07%) SQL
11 7 (17.07%) WCF
11 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
11 7 (17.07%) MVVM
11 7 (17.07%) Node.js
12 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
12 6 (14.63%) Multithreading

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 (2.44%) Confluence
1 1 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (36.59%) Azure
2 5 (12.20%) AWS
3 2 (4.88%) Akamai
3 2 (4.88%) Azure Service Bus
3 2 (4.88%) BlazeMeter
3 2 (4.88%) GCP
3 2 (4.88%) Serverless
4 1 (2.44%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.44%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Functions
4 1 (2.44%) Azure Logic Apps
4 1 (2.44%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.83%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.44%) MySQL
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.07%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.76%) Selenium
4 2 (4.88%) git-flow
4 2 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.88%) JMeter
4 2 (4.88%) Postman
4 2 (4.88%) Ranorex
4 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.44%) JIRA
5 1 (2.44%) MSTest
General
1 9 (21.95%) Social Skills
2 4 (9.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (43.90%) Software Engineer
2 16 (39.02%) Developer
3 13 (31.71%) C# Software Engineer
4 10 (24.39%) .NET Developer
5 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
6 6 (14.63%) .NET Software Engineer
6 6 (14.63%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (12.20%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Python Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (12.20%) Software Developer
8 4 (9.76%) .NET Software Developer
8 4 (9.76%) C# Software Developer
8 4 (9.76%) React Developer
8 4 (9.76%) Test Engineer
9 3 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
10 2 (4.88%) C# WPF Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Node.js Developer
10 2 (4.88%) Test Automation Engineer
10 2 (4.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (53.66%) .NET
2 14 (34.15%) React
3 11 (26.83%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (24.39%) CSS
5 9 (21.95%) HTML
5 9 (21.95%) WPF
6 8 (19.51%) .NET Core
7 7 (17.07%) Node.js
7 7 (17.07%) WCF
8 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
8 6 (14.63%) jQuery
9 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
9 5 (12.20%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 5 (12.20%) Web Services
10 4 (9.76%) Entity Framework
10 4 (9.76%) REST
10 4 (9.76%) RESTful
10 4 (9.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (9.76%) XML
11 3 (7.32%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.20%) User Experience
2 3 (7.32%) Data Centre
2 3 (7.32%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (4.88%) 3D Printing
3 2 (4.88%) Optoelectronics
3 2 (4.88%) Robotics
4 1 (2.44%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.44%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Linux
2 2 (4.88%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Software Engineering
2 17 (41.46%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (29.27%) Computer Science
4 11 (26.83%) Microservices
4 11 (26.83%) TDD
5 7 (17.07%) MVC
5 7 (17.07%) MVVM
6 6 (14.63%) DevOps
6 6 (14.63%) Multithreading
6 6 (14.63%) Software Testing
6 6 (14.63%) Test Automation
7 5 (12.20%) Full Stack Development
7 5 (12.20%) Scrum
7 5 (12.20%) Web Application Development
8 4 (9.76%) Event-Driven
8 4 (9.76%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (9.76%) Physics
9 3 (7.32%) Configuration Management
9 3 (7.32%) Data Analysis
9 3 (7.32%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 12 (29.27%) Python
3 7 (17.07%) SQL
4 6 (14.63%) C++
5 5 (12.20%) Java
5 5 (12.20%) XAML
6 3 (7.32%) C
6 3 (7.32%) Go
6 3 (7.32%) Perl
6 3 (7.32%) Scala
6 3 (7.32%) TypeScript
7 2 (4.88%) ES6
7 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.88%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (29.27%) Degree
2 9 (21.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (17.07%) PhD
4 2 (4.88%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
System Software
1 5 (12.20%) Docker
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (9.76%) Kubernetes
2 3 (7.32%) Terraform
3 2 (4.88%) Ansible
3 2 (4.88%) Puppet
4 1 (2.44%) HP ALM
4 1 (2.44%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.20%) Oracle
3 2 (4.88%) ANSYS
3 2 (4.88%) Coveo
3 2 (4.88%) MuleSoft
3 2 (4.88%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.44%) HP
4 1 (2.44%) Siemens