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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 16 21 26
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +5
Contract jobs citing C# 68 71 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.78% 7.07% 5.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.76% 19.35% 22.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 39 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £385 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £234 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
264 367 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 30.21% 36.55% 24.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 176 125
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £472 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 11
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.50 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.70% +22.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.03 £21.75 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.20 £34.25 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 (82.22%) .NET
2 62 (45.93%) ASP.NET
3 60 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 55 (40.74%) MVC
4 55 (40.74%) Microsoft
5 47 (34.81%) SQL
6 39 (28.89%) JavaScript
6 39 (28.89%) Windows
7 37 (27.41%) .NET Framework
8 33 (24.44%) Security Cleared
9 32 (23.70%) SharePoint
9 32 (23.70%) Visual Studio
10 31 (22.96%) T-SQL
10 31 (22.96%) Web Development
11 29 (21.48%) HTML
12 28 (20.74%) SharePoint Server
13 27 (20.00%) MS Excel
13 27 (20.00%) XML
14 26 (19.26%) SC Cleared
15 25 (18.52%) jQuery
16 24 (17.78%) WCF
16 24 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
16 24 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
16 24 (17.78%) Web Services
16 24 (17.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
17 23 (17.04%) CSS
18 21 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
19 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
19 19 (14.07%) MS Office

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 32 (23.70%) SharePoint
2 28 (20.74%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (8.15%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (6.67%) CMS
5 7 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (5.19%) IIS
6 3 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.22%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.74%) DNN
7 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (14.07%) MS Office
3 3 (2.22%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.74%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.74%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (2.22%) WebTrends
1 3 (2.22%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.74%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 19 (14.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.96%) PaaS
3 2 (1.48%) GitHub
4 1 (0.74%) SaaS
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.11%) LDAP
2 5 (3.70%) DNS
3 2 (1.48%) GPRS
4 1 (0.74%) HTTP
4 1 (0.74%) SSL
4 1 (0.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 24 (17.78%) SQL Server 2005
3 21 (15.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (12.59%) OLAP
5 16 (11.85%) DTS
6 13 (9.63%) IDOL
7 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (4.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.96%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.96%) Data Mining
11 3 (2.22%) Star Schema
11 3 (2.22%) MySQL
12 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 1 (0.74%) QlikView
12 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects XI
12 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 1 (0.74%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 32 (23.70%) Visual Studio
2 9 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.70%) SoapUI
4 4 (2.96%) MSTest
4 4 (2.96%) NUnit
4 4 (2.96%) Subversion
4 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.22%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.22%) JIRA
5 3 (2.22%) Selenium
6 1 (0.74%) Fiddler
6 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.74%) PVCS
6 1 (0.74%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.74%) Bugzilla
6 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.74%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.74%) StarTeam
6 1 (0.74%) Moq
General
1 7 (5.19%) Marketing
2 6 (4.44%) Finance
3 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Advertising
4 2 (1.48%) Publishing
4 2 (1.48%) Games
5 1 (0.74%) Banking
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (85.19%) Developer
2 30 (22.22%) C# Developer
3 24 (17.78%) .NET Developer
3 24 (17.78%) SharePoint Developer
4 16 (11.85%) Software Developer
5 15 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (8.15%) Web Developer
6 11 (8.15%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Designer
8 5 (3.70%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Microsoft Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Senior Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Data Analyst
9 4 (2.96%) Analyst Developer
9 4 (2.96%) Business Intelligence Developer
9 4 (2.96%) SharePoint Designer
10 3 (2.22%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (2.22%) TIBCO Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (82.22%) .NET
2 62 (45.93%) ASP.NET
3 37 (27.41%) .NET Framework
4 29 (21.48%) HTML
5 27 (20.00%) XML
6 25 (18.52%) jQuery
7 24 (17.78%) WCF
7 24 (17.78%) Web Services
7 24 (17.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 23 (17.04%) CSS
9 17 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (12.59%) HTML5
10 16 (11.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 14 (10.37%) Ajax
11 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 9 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
13 8 (5.93%) XSLT
14 7 (5.19%) CSS3
14 7 (5.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (4.44%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.22%) Wiki
4 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.48%) Social Media
5 1 (0.74%) New Media
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) PKI
5 1 (0.74%) IPTV
5 1 (0.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 39 (28.89%) Windows
2 23 (17.04%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.48%) Windows 8
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone 8
3 2 (1.48%) Windows Phone
4 1 (0.74%) Linux
4 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (40.74%) MVC
2 31 (22.96%) Web Development
3 24 (17.78%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (14.07%) Workflow
5 15 (11.11%) TDD
6 14 (10.37%) Scrum
7 12 (8.89%) Document Management
8 11 (8.15%) OO
8 11 (8.15%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (8.15%) Unit Testing
9 9 (6.67%) Dependency Injection
10 8 (5.93%) BDD
10 8 (5.93%) Analytics
11 7 (5.19%) OOD
11 7 (5.19%) UML
12 5 (3.70%) Project Management
12 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.70%) Content Management
12 5 (3.70%) SEO
12 5 (3.70%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (34.81%) SQL
2 39 (28.89%) JavaScript
3 31 (22.96%) T-SQL
4 10 (7.41%) C++
5 6 (4.44%) Java
6 5 (3.70%) C
6 5 (3.70%) Perl
7 4 (2.96%) R
8 3 (2.22%) VB.NET
8 3 (2.22%) VBA
9 2 (1.48%) VC++
9 2 (1.48%) PHP
9 2 (1.48%) VB
10 1 (0.74%) Delphi
10 1 (0.74%) Python
10 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.74%) XAML
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
10 1 (0.74%) Ruby
10 1 (0.74%) Lua
Qualifications
1 33 (24.44%) Security Cleared
2 26 (19.26%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.93%) Degree
4 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.48%) MCTS
6 2 (1.48%) MCSD
6 2 (1.48%) MCSE
7 1 (0.74%) PhD
7 1 (0.74%) MCITP
7 1 (0.74%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.15%) SLA
2 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
1 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.74%) Salt
Vendors
1 55 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.63%) Meridio
3 8 (5.93%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.22%) Omniture
4 3 (2.22%) TIBCO
4 3 (2.22%) Open Text
5 2 (1.48%) VMware
5 2 (1.48%) Oracle
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase
6 1 (0.74%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.74%) SAP
6 1 (0.74%) Adobe
6 1 (0.74%) CA
6 1 (0.74%) Borland
6 1 (0.74%) Telerik
6 1 (0.74%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.74%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) Twitter
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