The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 28 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#
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 12 6 15
Rank change year-on-year -6 +9  
Contract jobs citing C# 5 10 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 5.26% 12.05% 8.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.71% 32.26% 31.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 7
Median daily rate £360 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.76% -13.33%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Peterborough with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 34 31 38
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 35.79% 37.35% 26.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 12 31
Median daily rate £370 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.84% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £289 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £496 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
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 Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Peterborough

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Peterborough

C#
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 28 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for C#.

1 9 (64.29%) .NET
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (28.57%) TDD
4 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Selenium
5 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
6 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 2 (14.29%) Ruby
6 2 (14.29%) QA
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) SQL
7 1 (7.14%) HTML
7 1 (7.14%) Web Services
7 1 (7.14%) XML
7 1 (7.14%) XSLT
7 1 (7.14%) Windows
7 1 (7.14%) OO

C#
Co-occurring IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Cucumber
1 3 (21.43%) Selenium
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Moq
2 1 (7.14%) NUnit
2 1 (7.14%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 12 (85.71%) Developer
2 8 (57.14%) C# Developer
3 7 (50.00%) .NET Developer
4 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Developer in Test
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Developer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Automation Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
6 1 (7.14%) Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Tester
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) XML Developer
6 1 (7.14%) XML XSLT Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (64.29%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) jQuery
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
3 4 (28.57%) ASP.NET
3 4 (28.57%) WCF
4 3 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
5 1 (7.14%) XML
5 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) MVC
2 4 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) TDD
3 3 (21.43%) BDD
3 3 (21.43%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Web Development
4 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
5 1 (7.14%) OO
5 1 (7.14%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.14%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
2 2 (14.29%) Ruby
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft