Period
to 13 April 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 13 April 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
13 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 11 25
Rank change year-on-year -14 +14 -20
Contract jobs citing C# 20 77 56
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.72% 9.73% 5.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 24.76% 14.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 58 36
10th Percentile £300 £400 £280
25th Percentile £335 £413 £344
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £475 £400
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +18.75% +19.40%
75th Percentile £469 £525 £456
90th Percentile £483 £575 £644
East of England median daily rate £425 £425 £405
% change year-on-year - +4.94% -1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year - +11.25% -14.89%
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -14.89%

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 130 311 399
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.66% 39.32% 39.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 213 222
10th Percentile £300 £329 £287
25th Percentile £336 £400 £360
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £450 £434
Median % change year-on-year - +3.75% +8.44%
75th Percentile £524 £538 £500
90th Percentile £670 £600 £625
East of England median daily rate £448 £438 £430
% change year-on-year +2.29% +1.74% +1.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 24 28
10th Percentile £11.25 £26.95 £14.35
25th Percentile £22.50 £42.38 £21.25
Median hourly rate £26.50 £45.00 £43.25
Median % change year-on-year -41.11% +4.05% +1.76%
75th Percentile £46.00 £49.50 £50.31
90th Percentile £48.50 £51.00 £53.70
East of England median hourly rate £43.00 £45.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -4.44% +4.05% +8.13%

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 13 April 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 13 April 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 0 15 £425 -10.53% 34
Peterborough -8 5 £463 +2.78% 9
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 13 April 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 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
2 11 (55.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
4 7 (35.00%) .NET Core
5 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
6 5 (25.00%) MVC
6 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) React
6 5 (25.00%) Azure
6 5 (25.00%) Node.js
7 4 (20.00%) RESTful
7 4 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (20.00%) Logistics
7 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 4 (20.00%) ColdFusion
8 3 (15.00%) XAML
8 3 (15.00%) Web Services
8 3 (15.00%) C++
8 3 (15.00%) WinForms
8 3 (15.00%) WCF
8 3 (15.00%) WPF
8 3 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.00%) MVVM

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 4 (20.00%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Azure
2 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (35.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.00%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.00%) Postman
3 1 (5.00%) Selenium
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.00%) Marketing
1 2 (10.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) C# Developer
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Software Engineer
4 5 (25.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Applications Developer
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (10.00%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (10.00%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (90.00%) .NET
2 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
3 7 (35.00%) .NET Core
4 6 (30.00%) CSS
5 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 5 (25.00%) Node.js
5 5 (25.00%) React
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
6 4 (20.00%) RESTful
7 3 (15.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 3 (15.00%) WCF
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) WinForms
7 3 (15.00%) WPF
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (10.00%) CSS3
8 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
8 2 (10.00%) HTML5
8 2 (10.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.00%) Biotechnology
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (35.00%) Software Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) MVC
4 4 (20.00%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 4 (20.00%) Logistics
5 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (15.00%) MVVM
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (10.00%) DevOps
6 2 (10.00%) Integration Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (10.00%) Physics
6 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 2 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (10.00%) TDD
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (55.00%) JavaScript
1 11 (55.00%) SQL
2 3 (15.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) XAML
3 1 (5.00%) ANSI SQL
3 1 (5.00%) C
3 1 (5.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) Ruby
3 1 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) PhD
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Sitecore