Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 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#
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 9 4
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5 +11
Contract jobs citing C# 67 137 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.92% 9.82% 12.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.56% 22.31% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 109 66
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% - -4.11%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £263
90th Percentile £523 £438 £425
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.14% -4.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 6 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% -2.78% +16.13%
10th Percentile £37.50 £39.88 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.20 £51.13 £77.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.57% +2.94% +6.25%

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 494 614 571
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 43.64% 44.01% 50.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 257 295 265
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £279 £250
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 77 54
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -3.61%
10th Percentile £32.68 £32.95 £32.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £47.50
East of England median hourly rate £44.50 £40.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +9.88% -2.41% +9.21%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Cambridgeshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Cambridgeshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Cambridgeshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor 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 18 December 2018. 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 -8 44 £403 +15.00% 76
Peterborough +8 12 £413 +26.92% 16
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 42 (62.69%) .NET
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
4 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
5 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
6 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
7 15 (22.39%) SQL
8 14 (20.90%) Visual Studio
8 14 (20.90%) .NET Framework
8 14 (20.90%) Unit Testing
9 13 (19.40%) MVC
9 13 (19.40%) CSS
10 12 (17.91%) Windows
10 12 (17.91%) Web Services
10 12 (17.91%) C++
10 12 (17.91%) HTML
10 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (16.42%) WPF
11 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
11 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
11 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (14.93%) MVVM
12 10 (14.93%) CRM
12 10 (14.93%) Scrum
12 10 (14.93%) JIRA
13 9 (13.43%) OO
13 9 (13.43%) Java
13 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
14 8 (11.94%) Degree
14 8 (11.94%) WCF

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 3 (4.48%) Drupal
1 3 (4.48%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (4.48%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (1.49%) IIS
3 1 (1.49%) nginx
3 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.49%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.49%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (4.48%) CiviCRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (16.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.96%) GitHub
3 5 (7.46%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (2.99%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.49%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.48%) Firewall
1 3 (4.48%) HTTP
1 3 (4.48%) Network Security
1 3 (4.48%) VoIP
2 2 (2.99%) DNS
2 2 (2.99%) SSL
2 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (29.85%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.48%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.49%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.49%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.49%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.49%) Flink
5 1 (1.49%) Scylla
5 1 (1.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Visual Studio
2 11 (16.42%) Git (software)
3 10 (14.93%) JIRA
4 7 (10.45%) TeamCity
5 4 (5.97%) Selenium
6 3 (4.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.99%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.49%) Gradle
8 1 (1.49%) HP UFT
8 1 (1.49%) Hudson
8 1 (1.49%) Jasmine
8 1 (1.49%) JMeter
8 1 (1.49%) LoadRunner
8 1 (1.49%) Maven
8 1 (1.49%) Mocha
8 1 (1.49%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.49%) Subversion
8 1 (1.49%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
1 5 (7.46%) Publishing
2 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.49%) Automotive
2 1 (1.49%) Back Office
2 1 (1.49%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.49%) Law
2 1 (1.49%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (1.49%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (58.21%) Developer
2 16 (23.88%) C# Developer
3 14 (20.90%) .NET Developer
4 7 (10.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 6 (8.96%) C++ Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Analyst
6 5 (7.46%) Software Developer
6 5 (7.46%) Software Engineer
7 4 (5.97%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.97%) Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (4.48%) CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
8 3 (4.48%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.48%) WPF Developer
9 2 (2.99%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (62.69%) .NET
2 18 (26.87%) ASP.NET
3 14 (20.90%) .NET Framework
4 13 (19.40%) CSS
5 12 (17.91%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (17.91%) HTML
5 12 (17.91%) Web Services
6 11 (16.42%) WPF
7 8 (11.94%) WCF
8 6 (8.96%) AngularJS
8 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.96%) REST
9 5 (7.46%) HTML5
9 5 (7.46%) React
10 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.97%) NHibernate
10 4 (5.97%) WinForms
11 3 (4.48%) CSS3
11 3 (4.48%) Symfony
11 3 (4.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.48%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
2 2 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.99%) Hedge funds
2 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.49%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.49%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (1.49%) Life Science
3 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 12 (17.91%) Windows
2 5 (7.46%) Linux
2 5 (7.46%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.48%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (4.48%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.49%) Android
4 1 (1.49%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.49%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.49%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.49%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
4 1 (1.49%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.88%) Software Engineering
3 14 (20.90%) Unit Testing
4 13 (19.40%) MVC
5 11 (16.42%) Test Automation
6 10 (14.93%) CRM
6 10 (14.93%) MVVM
6 10 (14.93%) Scrum
7 9 (13.43%) OO
8 8 (11.94%) Computer Science
9 7 (10.45%) TDD
10 6 (8.96%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (8.96%) UML
11 5 (7.46%) Informatics
11 5 (7.46%) Migration
11 5 (7.46%) Stakeholder Management
12 4 (5.97%) Data Analysis
12 4 (5.97%) OOP
12 4 (5.97%) System Testing
12 4 (5.97%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 17 (25.37%) JavaScript
2 15 (22.39%) SQL
3 12 (17.91%) C++
4 9 (13.43%) Java
5 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
6 6 (8.96%) Python
7 3 (4.48%) PHP
8 2 (2.99%) C
8 2 (2.99%) Groovy
8 2 (2.99%) Ruby
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.49%) FoxPro (VFP)
9 1 (1.49%) Go
9 1 (1.49%) Perl
9 1 (1.49%) Scala
9 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 4 (5.97%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (4.48%) PhD
4 2 (2.99%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.46%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) GxP
2 1 (1.49%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 3 (4.48%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.48%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.48%) vSphere
1 3 (4.48%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.48%) FortiGate
1 3 (4.48%) vMotion
2 2 (2.99%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.49%) Mesos
3 1 (1.49%) Terraform
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.45%) Oracle
3 3 (4.48%) Citrix
3 3 (4.48%) NetApp
3 3 (4.48%) VMware
4 2 (2.99%) Google
4 2 (2.99%) New Relic
4 2 (2.99%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.49%) Tableau