Period
to 23 July 2017

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 23 July 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#
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 24
Rank change year-on-year -4 -9 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 71 72 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 6.00% 6.17% 6.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.68% 12.33% 17.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 48 81
Oxfordshire median daily rate £350 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -7.89% +16.92%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £288
90th Percentile £431 £627 £475
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 12 2
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £47.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.14% -26.32% -
10th Percentile £31.25 £11.00 £43.25
90th Percentile £33.75 £37.50 £49.75
South East median hourly rate £43.00 £38.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +13.16% -17.39% +16.46%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Oxfordshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 608 584 572
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 51.39% 50.09% 39.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 453 429
Oxfordshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £526 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £363
% change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 9 19
Oxfordshire median hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +40.00% -6.98%
10th Percentile £23.38 £14.20 £15.75
90th Percentile £77.50 £48.75 £48.00
South East median hourly rate £43.50 £40.00 £37.81
% change year-on-year +8.75% +5.79% +0.83%

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 23 July 2017.

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 23 July 2017. 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 +6 49 £350 - 15
Abingdon -1 8 £350 +40.00% 3
Banbury +5 2 - - 1
Witney -2 1 £275 -45.00% 2
C#
South East

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

1 58 (81.69%) .NET
2 47 (66.20%) MVC
2 47 (66.20%) JavaScript
2 47 (66.20%) ASP.NET
3 44 (61.97%) HTML
4 42 (59.15%) CSS
5 37 (52.11%) jQuery
6 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
7 33 (46.48%) SQL
8 31 (43.66%) Ajax
9 23 (32.39%) VB.NET
10 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
11 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (23.94%) HTML5
13 16 (22.54%) CSS3
14 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
14 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
15 14 (19.72%) EPiServer
16 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (18.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (16.90%) CMS
18 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (15.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
19 10 (14.08%) Web Services
20 8 (11.27%) Java
21 7 (9.86%) WCF
21 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
22 6 (8.45%) REST
22 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
23 5 (7.04%) C++

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 14 (19.72%) EPiServer
2 12 (16.90%) CMS
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.41%) IIS
5 1 (1.41%) Kentico
5 1 (1.41%) NServiceBus
5 1 (1.41%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.41%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.41%) Force.com
2 1 (1.41%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.41%) PaaS
2 1 (1.41%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (50.70%) SQL Server
2 13 (18.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (15.49%) SQL Server 2005
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.41%) MySQL
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Grunt
1 2 (2.82%) gulp
1 2 (2.82%) SpecFlow
1 2 (2.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.41%) JIRA
2 1 (1.41%) MSTest
2 1 (1.41%) Selenium
2 1 (1.41%) Subversion
2 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
2 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 2 (2.82%) Automotive
2 1 (1.41%) Advertising
2 1 (1.41%) Billing
2 1 (1.41%) Electronics
2 1 (1.41%) Finance
2 1 (1.41%) Games
2 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 66 (92.96%) Developer
2 49 (69.01%) .NET Developer
3 43 (60.56%) C# Developer
4 38 (53.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (50.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (47.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (43.66%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 22 (30.99%) SQL Developer
9 12 (16.90%) EPiServer Developer
9 12 (16.90%) VB.NET Developer
9 12 (16.90%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (15.49%) Ajax Developer
10 11 (15.49%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 10 (14.08%) SQL Server Developer
12 9 (12.68%) Software Developer
13 8 (11.27%) C# Software Developer
14 6 (8.45%) .NET Software Developer
14 6 (8.45%) Senior Developer
15 3 (4.23%) Full Stack Developer
15 3 (4.23%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (81.69%) .NET
2 47 (66.20%) ASP.NET
3 44 (61.97%) HTML
4 42 (59.15%) CSS
5 37 (52.11%) jQuery
6 31 (43.66%) Ajax
7 22 (30.99%) .NET Framework
8 19 (26.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (23.94%) HTML5
10 16 (22.54%) CSS3
11 15 (21.13%) AngularJS
12 13 (18.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 10 (14.08%) Web Services
14 7 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 7 (9.86%) WCF
15 6 (8.45%) REST
16 5 (7.04%) Entity Framework
16 5 (7.04%) XML
17 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 3 (4.23%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.41%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.41%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.41%) Fat Client
2 1 (1.41%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (1.41%) Thin Client
2 1 (1.41%) Verilog
2 1 (1.41%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.82%) Linux
2 1 (1.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (66.20%) MVC
2 15 (21.13%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (15.49%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 6 (8.45%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (7.04%) TDD
6 4 (5.63%) Scrum
6 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
6 4 (5.63%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.82%) CRM
7 2 (2.82%) OO
7 2 (2.82%) OOP
7 2 (2.82%) Software Engineering
8 1 (1.41%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.41%) Domain-Driven Design
8 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
8 1 (1.41%) Kanban
8 1 (1.41%) Test Scripting
8 1 (1.41%) User Acceptance Testing
8 1 (1.41%) Web Development
8 1 (1.41%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 47 (66.20%) JavaScript
2 33 (46.48%) SQL
3 23 (32.39%) VB.NET
4 8 (11.27%) Java
5 5 (7.04%) C++
6 4 (5.63%) T-SQL
7 3 (4.23%) C
7 3 (4.23%) Python
8 2 (2.82%) COBOL
8 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.82%) VB
8 2 (2.82%) VB6
9 1 (1.41%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.41%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.41%) Perl
9 1 (1.41%) Ruby
9 1 (1.41%) SOQL
9 1 (1.41%) SOSL
9 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.23%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.41%) HND
3 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.41%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle
2 2 (2.82%) Micro Focus
2 2 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.41%) EMC
3 1 (1.41%) Google
3 1 (1.41%) LabWare
3 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) SAP
3 1 (1.41%) Sybase
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
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