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 7 July 2015 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 18 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs citing C# 62 69 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.49% 7.55% 8.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 26.38% 27.38% 26.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 36 39
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
235 252 281
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 27.57% 30.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 107 124
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 12
Average hourly rate £42.50 £19.75 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+115.18% -28.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.30 £19.00 £17.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £32.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%

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 7 July 2015.

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 7 July 2015, 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#.

1 117 (70.06%) .NET
2 61 (36.53%) Microsoft
3 56 (33.53%) Windows
4 55 (32.93%) JavaScript
5 51 (30.54%) ASP.NET
6 50 (29.94%) SQL Server
6 50 (29.94%) Security Cleared
7 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (23.95%) MVC
9 34 (20.36%) HTML
10 33 (19.76%) SQL
11 32 (19.16%) Web Services
12 30 (17.96%) Scrum
12 30 (17.96%) jQuery
12 30 (17.96%) Selenium
13 27 (16.17%) SCCM
13 27 (16.17%) Windows 7
13 27 (16.17%) Microsoft App-V
14 26 (15.57%) CSS
15 24 (14.37%) DV Cleared
16 23 (13.77%) AngularJS
17 21 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
17 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
17 21 (12.57%) .NET Framework
18 20 (11.98%) WebDriver
19 19 (11.38%) WCF
20 18 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
20 18 (10.78%) T-SQL
20 18 (10.78%) CMS
21 17 (10.18%) BizTalk Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, 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 18 (10.78%) CMS
2 17 (10.18%) BizTalk Server
3 11 (6.59%) SharePoint
4 7 (4.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (3.59%) IIS
5 6 (3.59%) Node.js
6 5 (2.99%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (2.40%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (1.80%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.60%) Lync
10 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.60%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.60%) SAS
10 1 (0.60%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 13 (7.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.60%) SPSS
2 1 (0.60%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.19%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.80%) Office 365
3 2 (1.20%) SaaS
4 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) HTTP
1 3 (1.80%) SSL
1 3 (1.80%) Intranet
1 3 (1.80%) Internet
2 1 (0.60%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (29.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.39%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.59%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.59%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (2.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.99%) MySQL
5 4 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.20%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.60%) DB2
8 1 (0.60%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.60%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.60%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 30 (17.96%) Selenium
2 20 (11.98%) WebDriver
3 18 (10.78%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (7.19%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.39%) MSTest
6 8 (4.79%) NUnit
6 8 (4.79%) Jenkins
7 6 (3.59%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.40%) Git (software)
8 4 (2.40%) Cucumber
8 4 (2.40%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.40%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.20%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.20%) Subversion
9 2 (1.20%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.20%) NetAdvantage
9 2 (1.20%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.20%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.20%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.60%) NuGet
General
1 6 (3.59%) Finance
2 4 (2.40%) Retail
3 3 (1.80%) Marketing
3 3 (1.80%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.80%) Legal
4 2 (1.20%) Advertising
5 1 (0.60%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 95 (56.89%) Developer
2 33 (19.76%) C# Developer
3 27 (16.17%) Applications Packager
4 26 (15.57%) .NET Developer
5 17 (10.18%) Tester
6 15 (8.98%) Web Developer
7 14 (8.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.99%) Analyst
9 9 (5.39%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.79%) Programmer
10 8 (4.79%) Regression Tester
10 8 (4.79%) C# Programmer
11 7 (4.19%) Test Engineer
12 6 (3.59%) Software Tester
12 6 (3.59%) Selenium Tester
12 6 (3.59%) AWS Developer
13 5 (2.99%) Sitecore Developer
13 5 (2.99%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (2.99%) Microsoft Developer
13 5 (2.99%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 117 (70.06%) .NET
2 51 (30.54%) ASP.NET
3 34 (20.36%) HTML
4 32 (19.16%) Web Services
5 30 (17.96%) jQuery
6 26 (15.57%) CSS
7 23 (13.77%) AngularJS
8 21 (12.57%) .NET Framework
8 21 (12.57%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (11.38%) WCF
10 17 (10.18%) Entity Framework
11 16 (9.58%) RESTful
11 16 (9.58%) WPF
11 16 (9.58%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (7.78%) KnockoutJS
12 13 (7.78%) XML
13 9 (5.39%) Ajax
14 8 (4.79%) SOAP
15 7 (4.19%) HTML5
15 7 (4.19%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.39%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.79%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (1.80%) User Experience
4 2 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.60%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.60%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.60%) AS400
5 1 (0.60%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.60%) Statistics
5 1 (0.60%) Life Science
5 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.60%) iSeries
5 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 56 (33.53%) Windows
2 27 (16.17%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.40%) Windows Phone
4 2 (1.20%) Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Android
4 2 (1.20%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.20%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (26.95%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (23.95%) MVC
3 30 (17.96%) Scrum
4 14 (8.38%) TDD
4 14 (8.38%) Regression Testing
5 13 (7.78%) System Testing
6 12 (7.19%) Test Automation
6 12 (7.19%) BDD
6 12 (7.19%) Unit Testing
7 11 (6.59%) Workflow
7 11 (6.59%) CRM
7 11 (6.59%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (5.99%) Data Protection
9 9 (5.39%) Automated Testing
10 8 (4.79%) RAD
11 7 (4.19%) Test Scripting
11 7 (4.19%) Mentoring
12 6 (3.59%) SDLC
12 6 (3.59%) Content Management
12 6 (3.59%) OO
Programming Languages
1 55 (32.93%) JavaScript
2 33 (19.76%) SQL
3 18 (10.78%) T-SQL
4 13 (7.78%) VB
5 10 (5.99%) Java
6 9 (5.39%) C++
6 9 (5.39%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.99%) Ruby
8 4 (2.40%) PHP
9 2 (1.20%) XAML
9 2 (1.20%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.20%) VBScript
10 1 (0.60%) Python
10 1 (0.60%) Perl
10 1 (0.60%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (0.60%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 50 (29.94%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.37%) DV Cleared
3 21 (12.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.20%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.20%) MCTS
4 2 (1.20%) MCITP
4 2 (1.20%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.79%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 27 (16.17%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 27 (16.17%) SCCM
2 2 (1.20%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.60%) Puppet
3 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 61 (36.53%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.39%) Oracle
3 8 (4.79%) Telerik
4 7 (4.19%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.20%) HP
5 2 (1.20%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.60%) VMware
6 1 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.60%) IBM
6 1 (0.60%) Adobe
6 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.60%) Tableau
6 1 (0.60%) Talend
6 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.60%) Endeca
6 1 (0.60%) Google
6 1 (0.60%) Coremetrics
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