Period
to 9 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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 9 December 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#
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 35 29
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 83 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 7.48% 6.86% 8.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.46% 13.57% 14.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 60 60
Oxfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £273 £312 £300
90th Percentile £451 £488 £576
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £36.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £35.58
90th Percentile £43.75 - £37.25
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +5.56%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 574 597 719
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 51.71% 50.59% 56.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 476 522
Oxfordshire median daily rate £425 £450 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.05% +8.13%
10th Percentile £325 £325 £300
90th Percentile £550 £582 £570
South East median daily rate £430 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +4.24% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 14
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £47.50 £43.75 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.57% +37.80% -18.59%
10th Percentile £39.50 £25.75 £15.66
90th Percentile £53.00 £77.50 £41.28
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +8.00%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Oxfordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Oxfordshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Oxfordshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Oxfordshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 9 December 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
Oxford +2 36 £400 - 45
Abingdon -1 15 £420 +20.00% 4
Kidlington - 4 £425 - 2
Banbury - 2 - - 1
Bicester - 2 £325 - 5
Witney -6 1 - - 10
Thame - 1 £350 - 1
Wantage - 1 £300 - 3
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 57 (68.67%) .NET
2 43 (51.81%) ASP.NET
3 39 (46.99%) SQL Server
3 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
4 38 (45.78%) SQL
5 37 (44.58%) MVC
6 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (34.94%) HTML
8 21 (25.30%) CSS
9 19 (22.89%) Web Services
9 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
10 17 (20.48%) jQuery
10 17 (20.48%) C++
10 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
11 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
11 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 15 (18.07%) OO
13 14 (16.87%) WPF
14 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
15 11 (13.25%) SOLID
15 11 (13.25%) User Experience
15 11 (13.25%) UX Design
15 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
15 11 (13.25%) .NET Framework
15 11 (13.25%) Self-Motivation
16 10 (12.05%) Ajax
16 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
16 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
17 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
17 9 (10.84%) Mathematics

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 6 (7.23%) Kentico
2 5 (6.02%) CMS
3 3 (3.61%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.20%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.20%) Confluence
4 1 (1.20%) IIS
4 1 (1.20%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (3.61%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.82%) SaaS
4 1 (1.20%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.20%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (1.20%) GitHub
4 1 (1.20%) Office 365
4 1 (1.20%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) FTP
1 2 (2.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (46.99%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.82%) Big Data
2 4 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.61%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.41%) MySQL
4 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.41%) Redis
5 1 (1.20%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.20%) Power BI
5 1 (1.20%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.20%) SQLPlus
5 1 (1.20%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (8.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (7.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.02%) Selenium
4 4 (4.82%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.41%) Moq
5 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.20%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.20%) JIRA
6 1 (1.20%) JUnit
6 1 (1.20%) NUnit
6 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.20%) Subversion
6 1 (1.20%) TestNG
6 1 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (7.23%) Finance
2 4 (4.82%) Retail
3 1 (1.20%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.20%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.20%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 61 (73.49%) Developer
2 31 (37.35%) C# Developer
3 30 (36.14%) .NET Developer
4 22 (26.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 20 (24.10%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (21.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (20.48%) SQL Developer
8 13 (15.66%) Angular Developer
9 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (13.25%) Software Engineer
9 11 (13.25%) SQL Server Developer
10 10 (12.05%) AWS Developer
11 8 (9.64%) Applications Engineer
11 8 (9.64%) Desktop Engineer
11 8 (9.64%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (8.43%) Software Developer
13 6 (7.23%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (7.23%) Full Stack Developer
14 4 (4.82%) Applications Developer
15 3 (3.61%) Head of Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (68.67%) .NET
2 43 (51.81%) ASP.NET
3 29 (34.94%) HTML
4 21 (25.30%) CSS
5 19 (22.89%) Web Services
6 17 (20.48%) AngularJS
6 17 (20.48%) jQuery
7 16 (19.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (16.87%) WPF
9 11 (13.25%) .NET Framework
10 10 (12.05%) Ajax
10 10 (12.05%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (9.64%) HTML5
12 7 (8.43%) XML
13 6 (7.23%) WCF
14 5 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 4 (4.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 4 (4.82%) JSON
15 4 (4.82%) RESTful
15 4 (4.82%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.25%) Self-Motivation
1 11 (13.25%) User Experience
2 4 (4.82%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.41%) Data Structures
3 2 (2.41%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.20%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.20%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.20%) Life Science
4 1 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.20%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.20%) Replication
4 1 (1.20%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 4 (4.82%) Windows
2 2 (2.41%) Android
2 2 (2.41%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.20%) Linux
3 1 (1.20%) Unix
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (44.58%) MVC
2 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (22.89%) Software Engineering
4 15 (18.07%) OO
5 13 (15.66%) Test Automation
6 11 (13.25%) SOLID
6 11 (13.25%) UX Design
7 9 (10.84%) Computer Science
7 9 (10.84%) E-Commerce
7 9 (10.84%) Mathematics
8 7 (8.43%) SDLC
9 6 (7.23%) Scrum
9 6 (7.23%) Technical Architecture
10 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (6.02%) Digital Transformation Strategy
10 5 (6.02%) Matrix Organization
10 5 (6.02%) Waterfall
11 4 (4.82%) Line Management
11 4 (4.82%) Microservices
11 4 (4.82%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 39 (46.99%) JavaScript
2 38 (45.78%) SQL
3 17 (20.48%) C++
4 10 (12.05%) T-SQL
5 5 (6.02%) Java
6 4 (4.82%) Python
7 3 (3.61%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.61%) Scala
7 3 (3.61%) VB
8 2 (2.41%) Go
8 2 (2.41%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.20%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.20%) C
9 1 (1.20%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.20%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.20%) VBA
9 1 (1.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (7.23%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.20%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.82%) PMO
2 3 (3.61%) GDPR
3 1 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 1 (1.20%) HIPAA
3 1 (1.20%) QA
3 1 (1.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 1 (1.20%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (3.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.82%) Oracle
3 3 (3.61%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.41%) Salesforce.com