The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 18 18 28
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 61 79 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.02% 7.77% 5.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.76% 20.84% 23.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 47 32
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £212 £304
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £444 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
C#
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
268 379 341
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.84% 37.27% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 198 122
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £193 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £38.50 £22.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.64% +75.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.58 £23.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.90 £38.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Reading

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#.

1 111 (81.02%) .NET
2 61 (44.53%) ASP.NET
3 58 (42.34%) MVC
4 56 (40.88%) SQL Server
5 54 (39.42%) Microsoft
6 45 (32.85%) SQL
7 38 (27.74%) JavaScript
8 37 (27.01%) Windows
8 37 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
8 37 (27.01%) .NET Framework
9 32 (23.36%) Security Cleared
10 31 (22.63%) SharePoint
10 31 (22.63%) Visual Studio
11 30 (21.90%) Web Development
12 29 (21.17%) MS Excel
13 27 (19.71%) T-SQL
13 27 (19.71%) HTML
13 27 (19.71%) SharePoint Server
14 26 (18.98%) XML
14 26 (18.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
16 24 (17.52%) WCF
17 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (16.06%) jQuery
18 22 (16.06%) SQL Server 2005
18 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
18 22 (16.06%) CSS
18 22 (16.06%) Web Services
19 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
19 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing C# also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited C#. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (22.63%) SharePoint
2 27 (19.71%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (8.03%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (6.57%) CMS
5 7 (5.11%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (5.11%) IIS
6 3 (2.19%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.19%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.73%) DNN
7 1 (0.73%) Umbraco
Applications
1 29 (21.17%) MS Excel
2 17 (12.41%) MS Office
3 3 (2.19%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.73%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.73%) Simulink
4 1 (0.73%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.19%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (2.19%) WebTrends
3 1 (0.73%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.73%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 23 (16.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.84%) PaaS
3 2 (1.46%) GitHub
4 1 (0.73%) SaaS
4 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.49%) LDAP
2 5 (3.65%) DNS
3 2 (1.46%) GPRS
4 1 (0.73%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.73%) SSL
4 1 (0.73%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (40.88%) SQL Server
2 22 (16.06%) SQL Server 2005
3 16 (11.68%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (10.22%) OLAP
4 14 (10.22%) DTS
5 11 (8.03%) IDOL
6 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (4.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.92%) Data Mining
10 3 (2.19%) Star Schema
10 3 (2.19%) MySQL
10 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.73%) Big Data
11 1 (0.73%) Azure SQL Database
11 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 31 (22.63%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.11%) MSTest
4 5 (3.65%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.92%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.92%) Subversion
5 4 (2.92%) NUnit
6 3 (2.19%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.19%) JIRA
6 3 (2.19%) Selenium
7 1 (0.73%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.73%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.73%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.73%) Moq
7 1 (0.73%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.73%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.73%) PVCS
7 1 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (5.11%) Marketing
2 6 (4.38%) Finance
3 3 (2.19%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.46%) Games
4 2 (1.46%) Advertising
4 2 (1.46%) Publishing
5 1 (0.73%) Banking
5 1 (0.73%) Retail
Job Titles
1 116 (84.67%) Developer
2 28 (20.44%) C# Developer
3 25 (18.25%) .NET Developer
4 23 (16.79%) SharePoint Developer
5 15 (10.95%) ASP.NET Developer
5 15 (10.95%) Software Developer
6 11 (8.03%) Web Developer
6 11 (8.03%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (5.84%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (4.38%) C++ Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Sitecore Developer
9 5 (3.65%) Designer
9 5 (3.65%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.92%) Analyst
10 4 (2.92%) SharePoint Designer
10 4 (2.92%) Data Analyst
11 3 (2.19%) Analyst Developer
11 3 (2.19%) ETL Developer
11 3 (2.19%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (81.02%) .NET
2 61 (44.53%) ASP.NET
3 37 (27.01%) .NET Framework
4 27 (19.71%) HTML
5 26 (18.98%) XML
5 26 (18.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 24 (17.52%) WCF
7 22 (16.06%) jQuery
7 22 (16.06%) CSS
7 22 (16.06%) Web Services
8 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET MVC
8 18 (13.14%) ASP.NET Web API
9 16 (11.68%) HTML5
10 14 (10.22%) Ajax
10 14 (10.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 11 (8.03%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 8 (5.84%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 8 (5.84%) Unity DI Container
13 8 (5.84%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.76%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (4.38%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.19%) Wiki
4 2 (1.46%) Social Media
4 2 (1.46%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.73%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.73%) User Experience
5 1 (0.73%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.73%) New Media
5 1 (0.73%) PKI
5 1 (0.73%) IPTV
5 1 (0.73%) Statistics
5 1 (0.73%) Physics
5 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 37 (27.01%) Windows
2 22 (16.06%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) Windows 8
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (0.73%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.73%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (42.34%) MVC
2 37 (27.01%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (21.90%) Web Development
4 17 (12.41%) Workflow
5 16 (11.68%) TDD
6 15 (10.95%) Scrum
7 12 (8.76%) Dependency Injection
8 11 (8.03%) Unit Testing
8 11 (8.03%) OO
9 10 (7.30%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (7.30%) Document Management
10 8 (5.84%) BDD
10 8 (5.84%) Analytics
11 7 (5.11%) UML
11 7 (5.11%) OOD
12 6 (4.38%) Integration Testing
13 5 (3.65%) Content Management
13 5 (3.65%) Software Engineering
13 5 (3.65%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (3.65%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 45 (32.85%) SQL
2 38 (27.74%) JavaScript
3 27 (19.71%) T-SQL
4 13 (9.49%) C++
5 6 (4.38%) Java
6 5 (3.65%) Perl
6 5 (3.65%) C
6 5 (3.65%) VC++
7 4 (2.92%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.92%) R
8 2 (1.46%) VBA
8 2 (1.46%) PHP
9 1 (0.73%) Ruby
9 1 (0.73%) Lua
9 1 (0.73%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.73%) XAML
9 1 (0.73%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.73%) VB
9 1 (0.73%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 32 (23.36%) Security Cleared
2 25 (18.25%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.84%) Degree
4 4 (2.92%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.46%) MCSE
6 2 (1.46%) MCSD
6 2 (1.46%) MCTS
7 1 (0.73%) MCITP
7 1 (0.73%) MCP
7 1 (0.73%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.30%) SLA
2 1 (0.73%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.84%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.46%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.46%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.73%) Salt
1 1 (0.73%) Puppet
Vendors
1 54 (39.42%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.03%) Meridio
3 8 (5.84%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.19%) Omniture
4 3 (2.19%) Open Text
4 3 (2.19%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.46%) Oracle
5 2 (1.46%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) Twitter
6 1 (0.73%) Telerik
6 1 (0.73%) Google
6 1 (0.73%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.73%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.73%) Adobe
6 1 (0.73%) CA
6 1 (0.73%) Borland
6 1 (0.73%) Sybase
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