The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 17 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing C# 48 97 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.80% 9.45% 6.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.26% 34.15% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 84 32
Median daily rate £400 £425 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £343 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £448
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £11.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
190 284 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.91% 27.68% 30.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 223 153
Median daily rate £388 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £17.50 £17.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+114.28% +2.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.30 £14.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £39.50 £30.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +11.42%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 September 2016.

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 September 2016, 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 Reading region with a requirement for C#.

1 103 (75.74%) .NET
2 59 (43.38%) MVC
3 49 (36.03%) JavaScript
4 46 (33.82%) Microsoft
5 44 (32.35%) ASP.NET
6 37 (27.21%) Data Protection
7 36 (26.47%) SQL Server
8 33 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
8 33 (24.26%) TDD
9 31 (22.79%) Web Services
10 29 (21.32%) MS Excel
11 28 (20.59%) SQL
11 28 (20.59%) HTML
12 27 (19.85%) Team Foundation Server
13 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
13 26 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
14 23 (16.91%) PowerShell
14 23 (16.91%) C++
15 22 (16.18%) CSS
16 20 (14.71%) Windows
16 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
16 20 (14.71%) AngularJS
17 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
17 19 (13.97%) Waterfall
18 18 (13.24%) VBScript
18 18 (13.24%) VB.NET
19 17 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
20 16 (11.76%) SOLID
20 16 (11.76%) Internet
20 16 (11.76%) SharePoint

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 17 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (11.76%) SharePoint
3 11 (8.09%) MS Exchange
4 8 (5.88%) IIS
5 4 (2.94%) CMS
5 4 (2.94%) Drupal
5 4 (2.94%) Joomla!
5 4 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.94%) WordPress
6 3 (2.21%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.47%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.74%) JBoss
8 1 (0.74%) Kentico
8 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 29 (21.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.21%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 9 (6.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 26 (19.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.29%) Office 365
3 3 (2.21%) PaaS
4 2 (1.47%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.74%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.74%) IaaS
5 1 (0.74%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.76%) Internet
2 12 (8.82%) HTTP
3 6 (4.41%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.94%) DHCP
4 4 (2.94%) DNS
4 4 (2.94%) IPsec
4 4 (2.94%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (2.94%) VPN
5 3 (2.21%) BGP
5 3 (2.21%) CTI
5 3 (2.21%) IPv6
6 2 (1.47%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.47%) SSL
7 1 (0.74%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2014
4 4 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 4 (2.94%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.21%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.21%) MySQL
5 3 (2.21%) Power BI
6 2 (1.47%) DocumentDB
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) Big Data
7 1 (0.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.74%) MS Access
7 1 (0.74%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (19.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.09%) SpecFlow
2 11 (8.09%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.62%) Selenium
4 7 (5.15%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.15%) MSTest
4 7 (5.15%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.68%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.94%) Artifactory
6 4 (2.94%) JIRA
6 4 (2.94%) MSBuild
6 4 (2.94%) NuGet
7 3 (2.21%) Appium
8 2 (1.47%) Fiddler
8 2 (1.47%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.74%) FitNesse
9 1 (0.74%) git-flow
9 1 (0.74%) JMeter
9 1 (0.74%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (8.82%) German Language
2 9 (6.62%) Finance
2 9 (6.62%) French Language
2 9 (6.62%) Italian Language
2 9 (6.62%) Marketing
2 9 (6.62%) Spanish Language
3 4 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.74%) Automotive
4 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.74%) Retail
Job Titles
1 88 (64.71%) Developer
2 50 (36.76%) C# Developer
3 36 (26.47%) .NET Developer
4 17 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (11.76%) Support Engineer
6 13 (9.56%) Consultant
7 10 (7.35%) Tester
8 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
9 7 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Azure Developer
9 7 (5.15%) Escalation Engineer
9 7 (5.15%) WPF Developer
10 6 (4.41%) C# WPF Developer
11 5 (3.68%) Analyst
11 5 (3.68%) Automation Tester
11 5 (3.68%) Azure Engineer
11 5 (3.68%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (75.74%) .NET
2 44 (32.35%) ASP.NET
3 31 (22.79%) Web Services
4 28 (20.59%) HTML
5 26 (19.12%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (16.18%) CSS
7 20 (14.71%) AngularJS
8 14 (10.29%) .NET Framework
8 14 (10.29%) Node.js
9 13 (9.56%) Entity Framework
9 13 (9.56%) SOAP
9 13 (9.56%) XML
10 12 (8.82%) WPF
11 10 (7.35%) JSON
11 10 (7.35%) MAPI
12 9 (6.62%) WCF
13 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 8 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 7 (5.15%) REST
15 6 (4.41%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.62%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.41%) Management Information System
4 4 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.94%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.47%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.71%) Windows
2 11 (8.09%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.68%) Linux
4 3 (2.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (2.21%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.74%) Android
5 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (43.38%) MVC
2 37 (27.21%) Data Protection
3 33 (24.26%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (24.26%) TDD
4 19 (13.97%) Waterfall
5 16 (11.76%) SOLID
6 13 (9.56%) BDD
6 13 (9.56%) Memory Management
7 11 (8.09%) Scrum
7 11 (8.09%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.35%) OO
8 10 (7.35%) SDLC
9 9 (6.62%) CRM
10 8 (5.88%) OOD
11 7 (5.15%) B2B
11 7 (5.15%) Build Automation
11 7 (5.15%) Software Testing
12 6 (4.41%) Analytics
12 6 (4.41%) Business Activity Monitoring
12 6 (4.41%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 49 (36.03%) JavaScript
2 28 (20.59%) SQL
3 23 (16.91%) C++
3 23 (16.91%) PowerShell
4 18 (13.24%) VB.NET
4 18 (13.24%) VBScript
5 12 (8.82%) VB
6 7 (5.15%) Java
7 6 (4.41%) C
8 5 (3.68%) PHP
9 4 (2.94%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.94%) VB6
9 4 (2.94%) VBA
9 4 (2.94%) XAML
10 2 (1.47%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.74%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.74%) Python
11 1 (0.74%) R
11 1 (0.74%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 20 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.97%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.09%) Degree
4 2 (1.47%) MCSE
4 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.74%) MCSA
5 1 (0.74%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.35%) SLA
2 5 (3.68%) SDET
3 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 6 (4.41%) Hyper-V
2 3 (2.21%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.47%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.47%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.47%) XenServer
4 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.74%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.21%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.47%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.47%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.47%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (33.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.88%) Sitecore
3 3 (2.21%) Red Hat
4 2 (1.47%) Citrix
4 2 (1.47%) Oracle
4 2 (1.47%) VMware
4 2 (1.47%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.74%) Facebook
5 1 (0.74%) IBM
5 1 (0.74%) Telerik