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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 9 5
Rank change year-on-year -4 -4  
Contract jobs citing C# 47 74 110
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 8.70% 11.71% 16.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.67% 28.24% 40.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 36 31
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £315 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Median hourly rate £47.50 £22.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +115.90% -45.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 239 262 273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 44.26% 41.46% 40.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 140 140
Median daily rate £375 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £310 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 19
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £38.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.33% -1.96%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 £10.00 £11.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £50.00 £44.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

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 29 March 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#
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 29 March 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 -4 27 £375 +1.35% 64
Peterborough -6 5 £360 +10.76% 9
Huntingdon - 3 £300 -
C#
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 76 (61.79%) .NET
2 34 (27.64%) SQL Server
3 32 (26.02%) MVC
4 31 (25.20%) TDD
5 29 (23.58%) E-Commerce
6 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET
6 26 (21.14%) SQL
6 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
7 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
8 24 (19.51%) XSLT
8 24 (19.51%) WCF
9 22 (17.89%) WPF
9 22 (17.89%) .NET Framework
9 22 (17.89%) XML
10 20 (16.26%) Windows
11 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
12 16 (13.01%) Linux
12 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
13 15 (12.20%) CSS
14 14 (11.38%) HTML
14 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
14 14 (11.38%) NUnit
14 14 (11.38%) Software Engineering
14 14 (11.38%) REST
14 14 (11.38%) jQuery
15 13 (10.57%) Python
16 12 (9.76%) Web Development
17 11 (8.94%) Java
18 10 (8.13%) C++
18 10 (8.13%) Selenium

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 (2.44%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.63%) CMS
2 2 (1.63%) Drupal
2 2 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.63%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.63%) WordPress
3 1 (0.81%) Anypoint
3 1 (0.81%) Jupyter
3 1 (0.81%) OpenStack
3 1 (0.81%) WebLogic
3 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (1.63%) Magento
2 2 (1.63%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 8 (6.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.63%) IaaS
3 2 (1.63%) PaaS
3 2 (1.63%) SaaS
4 1 (0.81%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.81%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) HTTP
1 2 (1.63%) Internet
1 2 (1.63%) Intranet
1 2 (1.63%) Network Security
2 1 (0.81%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.81%) NFC
2 1 (0.81%) RS-232
2 1 (0.81%) SMPP
2 1 (0.81%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (27.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.07%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.25%) MongoDB
4 3 (2.44%) MySQL
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.81%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 14 (11.38%) NUnit
1 14 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 10 (8.13%) Selenium
3 8 (6.50%) Moq
4 5 (4.07%) Cucumber
4 5 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.25%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.25%) MSTest
5 4 (3.25%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (3.25%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.44%) Subversion
6 3 (2.44%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.63%) JMeter
7 2 (1.63%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.63%) MSBuild
7 2 (1.63%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.63%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.81%) Hudson
8 1 (0.81%) JIRA
8 1 (0.81%) Spock
General
1 9 (7.32%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.25%) Finance
2 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.44%) Banking
3 3 (2.44%) Electronics
3 3 (2.44%) Marketing
4 2 (1.63%) Retail
5 1 (0.81%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 91 (73.98%) Developer
2 62 (50.41%) C# Developer
3 48 (39.02%) .NET Developer
4 36 (29.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (14.63%) XML Developer
5 18 (14.63%) XML XSLT Developer
6 9 (7.32%) Software Engineer
7 8 (6.50%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (6.50%) WPF Developer
8 7 (5.69%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 5 (4.07%) Architect
10 5 (4.07%) C# Software Developer
10 5 (4.07%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.25%) C# WPF Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Developer in Test
11 4 (3.25%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (3.25%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (61.79%) .NET
2 26 (21.14%) ASP.NET
3 24 (19.51%) WCF
3 24 (19.51%) XSLT
4 22 (17.89%) .NET Framework
4 22 (17.89%) WPF
4 22 (17.89%) XML
5 16 (13.01%) ASP.NET Web API
6 15 (12.20%) CSS
7 14 (11.38%) HTML
7 14 (11.38%) jQuery
7 14 (11.38%) REST
8 8 (6.50%) AngularJS
8 8 (6.50%) LINQ
9 7 (5.69%) Web Services
10 6 (4.88%) Entity Framework
11 5 (4.07%) Node.js
11 5 (4.07%) RESTful
11 5 (4.07%) SOAP
12 4 (3.25%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.44%) Life Science
1 3 (2.44%) User Experience
2 2 (1.63%) Mainframe
2 2 (1.63%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.81%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.81%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (0.81%) CAN bus
3 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
3 1 (0.81%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.81%) iPad
3 1 (0.81%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 20 (16.26%) Windows
2 16 (13.01%) Linux
3 3 (2.44%) Unix
4 1 (0.81%) Android
4 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (26.02%) MVC
2 31 (25.20%) TDD
3 29 (23.58%) E-Commerce
4 25 (20.33%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (11.38%) Software Engineering
6 12 (9.76%) Web Development
7 9 (7.32%) BDD
7 9 (7.32%) Scrum
7 9 (7.32%) Unit Testing
8 8 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (4.88%) OO
10 5 (4.07%) ERP
10 5 (4.07%) Multithreading
10 5 (4.07%) Test Automation
11 4 (3.25%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (3.25%) Concurrent Programming
11 4 (3.25%) Data Protection
11 4 (3.25%) Manual Testing
11 4 (3.25%) MVVM
11 4 (3.25%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 26 (21.14%) JavaScript
1 26 (21.14%) SQL
2 13 (10.57%) Python
3 11 (8.94%) Java
4 10 (8.13%) C++
5 7 (5.69%) Ruby
6 6 (4.88%) C
7 4 (3.25%) Perl
8 3 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 3 (2.44%) PHP
8 3 (2.44%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.44%) XAML
9 1 (0.81%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 3 (2.44%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.63%) Degree
2 2 (1.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.25%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Docker
1 2 (1.63%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (1.63%) Ansible
1 2 (1.63%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (1.63%) Puppet
1 2 (1.63%) Salt
2 1 (0.81%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 17 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.07%) Oracle
3 3 (2.44%) SAP
3 3 (2.44%) webMethods
4 2 (1.63%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.63%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.81%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.81%) Google
5 1 (0.81%) IBM
5 1 (0.81%) MuleSoft
5 1 (0.81%) Perforce
5 1 (0.81%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.81%) Siemens
5 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
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