The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 23 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#
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 27 18 17
Rank change year-on-year -9 -1  
Contract jobs citing C# 20 28 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxford 6.12% 9.56% 8.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.47% 16.87% 19.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 17 26
Median daily rate £400 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -7.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £350 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £505 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +2.85% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -0.64%  

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 Oxford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxford
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 191 166 138
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 58.41% 56.66% 41.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 130 111
Median daily rate £430 £375 £423
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.66% -11.24%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £305 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.05% +5.55%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Oxford

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Oxford

For the 6 months to 23 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 Oxford region with a requirement for C#.

1 47 (90.38%) .NET
2 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 36 (69.23%) CSS
3 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 36 (69.23%) HTML
3 36 (69.23%) MVC
4 30 (57.69%) jQuery
5 27 (51.92%) Ajax
5 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
6 23 (44.23%) SQL
7 22 (42.31%) VB.NET
8 17 (32.69%) .NET Framework
8 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (28.85%) HTML5
9 15 (28.85%) CSS3
10 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
11 11 (21.15%) CMS
11 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 11 (21.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
11 11 (21.15%) EPiServer
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
13 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
14 5 (9.62%) REST
14 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
14 5 (9.62%) Web Services
14 5 (9.62%) WCF
15 4 (7.69%) TDD
15 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 11 (21.15%) CMS
1 11 (21.15%) EPiServer
2 1 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.92%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.92%) Force.com
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.92%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (51.92%) SQL Server
2 10 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.92%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) MSTest
General
1 1 (1.92%) Finance
1 1 (1.92%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (94.23%) Developer
2 41 (78.85%) .NET Developer
3 40 (76.92%) C# Developer
4 37 (71.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (59.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 30 (57.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 28 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (36.54%) SQL Developer
9 12 (23.08%) C# VB.NET Developer
9 12 (23.08%) VB.NET Developer
10 11 (21.15%) EPiServer Developer
11 10 (19.23%) SQL Server Developer
12 8 (15.38%) Ajax Developer
12 8 (15.38%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (13.46%) Software Developer
14 6 (11.54%) C# Software Developer
15 5 (9.62%) .NET Software Developer
16 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
16 4 (7.69%) SSIS Developer
16 4 (7.69%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (90.38%) .NET
2 40 (76.92%) ASP.NET
3 36 (69.23%) CSS
3 36 (69.23%) HTML
4 30 (57.69%) jQuery
5 27 (51.92%) Ajax
6 17 (32.69%) .NET Framework
6 17 (32.69%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (28.85%) CSS3
7 15 (28.85%) HTML5
8 13 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 11 (21.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (9.62%) REST
10 5 (9.62%) WCF
10 5 (9.62%) Web Services
11 4 (7.69%) Entity Framework
12 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 2 (3.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
1 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (69.23%) MVC
2 11 (21.15%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (7.69%) TDD
5 3 (5.77%) CRM
5 3 (5.77%) Scrum
6 2 (3.85%) Software Engineering
6 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.92%) Computer Vision
7 1 (1.92%) Data Protection
7 1 (1.92%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (1.92%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
7 1 (1.92%) ETL
7 1 (1.92%) Game Development
7 1 (1.92%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) JavaScript
2 23 (44.23%) SQL
3 22 (42.31%) VB.NET
4 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.77%) Java
6 1 (1.92%) Apex Code
6 1 (1.92%) C++
6 1 (1.92%) Python
6 1 (1.92%) SOQL
6 1 (1.92%) SOSL
6 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
6 1 (1.92%) VB
6 1 (1.92%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.85%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Vendors
1 2 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.92%) SAP