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 3 months to 26 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#
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 18 6
Rank change year-on-year +12 -12  
Contract jobs citing C# 69 48 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.79% 8.25% 13.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.13% 17.91% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 31 64
Median daily rate £300 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +13.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £245 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 4
Median hourly rate £38.75 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +10.00% -3.84%  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 229 268 383
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 39.15% 46.05% 48.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 103 153 254
Median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 18 21
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 £35.00 £35.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 24 £350 -2.43% 41
Peterborough +6 12 £300 -14.28% 13
Huntingdon - 1 £250 -
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 92 (77.97%) .NET
2 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (31.36%) TDD
4 36 (30.51%) SQL
5 34 (28.81%) CSS
5 34 (28.81%) E-Commerce
6 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
7 29 (24.58%) JavaScript
8 25 (21.19%) Windows
9 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
10 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
11 22 (18.64%) HTML
11 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
12 21 (17.80%) Node.js
13 20 (16.95%) MVC
14 17 (14.41%) XML
14 17 (14.41%) WCF
15 15 (12.71%) XSLT
15 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
16 14 (11.86%) NUnit
16 14 (11.86%) C++
16 14 (11.86%) WPF
17 13 (11.02%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (10.17%) Pair Programming
18 12 (10.17%) Visual Studio
18 12 (10.17%) Python
19 11 (9.32%) OO
19 11 (9.32%) C
19 11 (9.32%) Java
20 10 (8.47%) Git (software)

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 5 (4.24%) CMS
2 3 (2.54%) Drupal
2 3 (2.54%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (2.54%) Umbraco
2 3 (2.54%) WordPress
3 2 (1.69%) IIS
3 2 (1.69%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.85%) Anypoint
4 1 (0.85%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) Jupyter
4 1 (0.85%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (5.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.54%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.54%) Magento
2 3 (2.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.69%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.69%) BrowserStack
2 2 (1.69%) GitHub
2 2 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (0.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.85%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.85%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.85%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.39%) Internet
2 3 (2.54%) Intranet
3 2 (1.69%) HTTP
3 2 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.85%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.85%) NFC
4 1 (0.85%) RS-232
4 1 (0.85%) SMPP
4 1 (0.85%) SSL
4 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (26.27%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.69%) MySQL
5 2 (1.69%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) NUnit
2 12 (10.17%) Visual Studio
3 10 (8.47%) Git (software)
4 9 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (6.78%) Selenium
6 6 (5.08%) Moq
6 6 (5.08%) Subversion
7 5 (4.24%) MSTest
8 4 (3.39%) Cucumber
8 4 (3.39%) JIRA
9 3 (2.54%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.54%) SpecFlow
9 3 (2.54%) TeamCity
10 2 (1.69%) Appium
10 2 (1.69%) JMeter
10 2 (1.69%) MSBuild
10 2 (1.69%) Octopus Deploy
11 1 (0.85%) Bugzilla
11 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
11 1 (0.85%) Spock
General
1 4 (3.39%) Electronics
2 3 (2.54%) Advertising
2 3 (2.54%) Aerospace
2 3 (2.54%) Automotive
2 3 (2.54%) Banking
2 3 (2.54%) Retail
3 1 (0.85%) Finance
3 1 (0.85%) Law
3 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 79 (66.95%) Developer
2 38 (32.20%) .NET Developer
3 35 (29.66%) C# Developer
4 27 (22.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (11.86%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Node.js Developer
6 13 (11.02%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.78%) Digital Developer
7 8 (6.78%) E-Commerce Developer
7 8 (6.78%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.93%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) C# WCF Developer
8 7 (5.93%) SQL Server Developer
8 7 (5.93%) WCF Developer
8 7 (5.93%) XML Developer
8 7 (5.93%) XML XSLT Developer
9 6 (5.08%) CRM Developer
10 5 (4.24%) Architect
10 5 (4.24%) Tester
11 4 (3.39%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (77.97%) .NET
2 34 (28.81%) CSS
3 23 (19.49%) ASP.NET
4 22 (18.64%) .NET Framework
4 22 (18.64%) HTML
5 21 (17.80%) Node.js
6 17 (14.41%) WCF
6 17 (14.41%) XML
7 15 (12.71%) XSLT
8 14 (11.86%) WPF
9 13 (11.02%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (7.63%) ASP.NET Web API
10 9 (7.63%) jQuery
10 9 (7.63%) REST
11 8 (6.78%) ASP.NET MVC
11 8 (6.78%) CSS3
11 8 (6.78%) HTML5
11 8 (6.78%) RESTful
12 6 (5.08%) AngularJS
12 6 (5.08%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.39%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.54%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.54%) User Experience
3 2 (1.69%) Life Science
3 2 (1.69%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.85%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.85%) CAN bus
4 1 (0.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.19%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Linux
3 2 (1.69%) Unix
3 2 (1.69%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.85%) Android
4 1 (0.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (0.85%) ThreadX
4 1 (0.85%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (31.36%) TDD
3 34 (28.81%) E-Commerce
4 20 (16.95%) MVC
5 15 (12.71%) Software Engineering
6 12 (10.17%) Pair Programming
7 11 (9.32%) OO
8 9 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (7.63%) SDLC
9 8 (6.78%) Test Automation
10 7 (5.93%) BDD
10 7 (5.93%) CRM
10 7 (5.93%) Scrum
11 6 (5.08%) ERP
11 6 (5.08%) Multithreading
12 5 (4.24%) Concurrent Programming
12 5 (4.24%) OOD
12 5 (4.24%) Performance Tuning
13 4 (3.39%) Microservices
13 4 (3.39%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (30.51%) SQL
2 29 (24.58%) JavaScript
3 14 (11.86%) C++
4 12 (10.17%) Python
5 11 (9.32%) C
5 11 (9.32%) Java
6 5 (4.24%) Perl
7 4 (3.39%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.54%) Embedded C
8 3 (2.54%) PHP
8 3 (2.54%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.54%) Ruby
9 2 (1.69%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.85%) Clojure
10 1 (0.85%) Elixir
10 1 (0.85%) Erlang
10 1 (0.85%) Haskell
10 1 (0.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.39%) Degree
3 2 (1.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.24%) Docker
2 2 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.69%) Ansible
1 2 (1.69%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.69%) Puppet
1 2 (1.69%) Salt
2 1 (0.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 24 (20.34%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.08%) Oracle
3 3 (2.54%) JD Edwards
3 3 (2.54%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.54%) webMethods
4 1 (0.85%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.85%) Google
4 1 (0.85%) IBM
4 1 (0.85%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.85%) Nintex
4 1 (0.85%) Perforce
4 1 (0.85%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.85%) WSO2
4 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: Rate £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified TBC
Posted: 5 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
CV Screen Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago