Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 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
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 10 7
Rank change year-on-year -16 -3 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 70 134 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.82% 9.71% 11.89%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.34% 22.45% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 93 57
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +2.74%
10th Percentile £305 £287 £252
90th Percentile £496 £435 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 4 9
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £42.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.76% -6.67% +309.09%
10th Percentile £43.13 £38.48 £32.50
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.75 £77.50
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.94% - +8.97%

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 488 597 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 40.57% 43.26% 48.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 291 273
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £425 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.24% -3.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £263 £251
90th Percentile £538 £475 £488
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 70 50
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £33.38 £33.18 £30.50
90th Percentile £52.50 £52.50 £49.00
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +6.67%

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -5 46 £400 +10.34% 67
Peterborough -4 12 £400 +25.49% 23
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 45 (64.29%) .NET
2 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
3 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
4 20 (28.57%) CSS
4 20 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
6 17 (24.29%) HTML
6 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
7 16 (22.86%) MVC
8 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
8 14 (20.00%) CRM
9 13 (18.57%) QA
10 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (17.14%) Web Services
10 12 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
10 12 (17.14%) Scrum
10 12 (17.14%) Dynamics 365
11 11 (15.71%) HTML5
12 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
12 10 (14.29%) CSS3
12 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (14.29%) TDD
13 9 (12.86%) OO
13 9 (12.86%) SQL
13 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
13 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
13 9 (12.86%) AngularJS

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 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (4.29%) MS Exchange
2 2 (2.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.43%) Apache
3 1 (1.43%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.43%) IIS
3 1 (1.43%) nginx
3 1 (1.43%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.43%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 12 (17.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (17.14%) Dynamics 365
2 10 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (8.57%) GitHub
4 2 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.86%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.86%) vREST
5 1 (1.43%) Office 365
5 1 (1.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.29%) Firewall
1 3 (4.29%) HTTP
1 3 (4.29%) Network Security
1 3 (4.29%) VoIP
2 2 (2.86%) DNS
2 2 (2.86%) SSL
2 2 (2.86%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.86%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 3 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.43%) Flink
4 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.43%) Scylla
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 6 (8.57%) Visual Studio Team System
4 5 (7.14%) JIRA
5 4 (5.71%) Selenium
6 3 (4.29%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.29%) WebDriver
7 2 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.86%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.86%) Jenkins
7 2 (2.86%) Robot Framework
7 2 (2.86%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.43%) GitLab
8 1 (1.43%) Gradle
8 1 (1.43%) Grunt
8 1 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (1.43%) Mocha
8 1 (1.43%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.43%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (8.57%) Finance
2 5 (7.14%) Publishing
3 2 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (1.43%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.43%) Automotive
4 1 (1.43%) Back Office
4 1 (1.43%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.43%) Law
4 1 (1.43%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.43%) Retail
Job Titles
1 44 (62.86%) Developer
2 20 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 17 (24.29%) C# Developer
4 10 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Developer
6 8 (11.43%) CRM Developer
6 8 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 7 (10.00%) Consultant
8 6 (8.57%) Analyst
8 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 5 (7.14%) C++ Developer
9 5 (7.14%) CRM Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
9 5 (7.14%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
10 4 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Software Developer
10 4 (5.71%) Software Engineer
11 3 (4.29%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (64.29%) .NET
2 20 (28.57%) CSS
3 19 (27.14%) ASP.NET
4 17 (24.29%) HTML
5 12 (17.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 12 (17.14%) Web Services
6 11 (15.71%) HTML5
7 10 (14.29%) CSS3
8 9 (12.86%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.43%) .NET Framework
10 7 (10.00%) WCF
10 7 (10.00%) WPF
11 6 (8.57%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (8.57%) REST
12 4 (5.71%) NHibernate
13 3 (4.29%) React
13 3 (4.29%) SOAP
14 2 (2.86%) .NET Core
14 2 (2.86%) Angular 2
14 2 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.71%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.86%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.86%) Hedge funds
3 2 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.43%) Life Science
4 1 (1.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (11.43%) Windows
2 5 (7.14%) Linux
2 5 (7.14%) Windows Server
3 3 (4.29%) Data ONTAP
3 3 (4.29%) Ubuntu
4 1 (1.43%) Android
4 1 (1.43%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.43%) FreeRTOS
4 1 (1.43%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (1.43%) ThreadX
4 1 (1.43%) Unix
4 1 (1.43%) VxWorks
4 1 (1.43%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (55.71%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (28.57%) Test Automation
3 17 (24.29%) Unit Testing
4 16 (22.86%) MVC
5 14 (20.00%) CRM
5 14 (20.00%) Software Engineering
6 12 (17.14%) Scrum
7 10 (14.29%) TDD
7 10 (14.29%) Test Scripting
8 9 (12.86%) OO
8 9 (12.86%) Use Case
9 6 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (8.57%) MVVM
10 5 (7.14%) UML
10 5 (7.14%) User Stories
11 4 (5.71%) BDD
11 4 (5.71%) Microservices
11 4 (5.71%) Problem-Solving
11 4 (5.71%) RAD
12 3 (4.29%) Decision-Making
Programming Languages
1 21 (30.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (12.86%) SQL
3 8 (11.43%) C++
3 8 (11.43%) PowerShell
4 7 (10.00%) Java
5 4 (5.71%) Python
5 4 (5.71%) Ruby
6 1 (1.43%) C
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded C
6 1 (1.43%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.43%) Go
6 1 (1.43%) Groovy
6 1 (1.43%) Perl
6 1 (1.43%) Scala
6 1 (1.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (12.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (7.14%) Degree
3 4 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.43%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (18.57%) QA
2 1 (1.43%) GxP
2 1 (1.43%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 3 (4.29%) Active Directory
1 3 (4.29%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (4.29%) vSphere
1 3 (4.29%) XenDesktop
2 2 (2.86%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.29%) FortiGate
1 3 (4.29%) vMotion
2 2 (2.86%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.43%) Mesos
3 1 (1.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.57%) Oracle
3 3 (4.29%) Citrix
3 3 (4.29%) NetApp
3 3 (4.29%) VMware
4 2 (2.86%) Google
4 2 (2.86%) New Relic
5 1 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.43%) Tableau