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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 34 13 17
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +4
Contract jobs citing C# 38 118 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.20% 10.70% 8.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.38% 26.28% 27.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 65 50
Average daily rate
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£356 £345 £318
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.26% +8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £168 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.28% -
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
247 449 350
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.29% 40.71% 30.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 271 149
Average daily rate £400 £350 £311
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +12.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 7
Average hourly rate £35.00 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £17.50 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.50 £26.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

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 December 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 December 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 79 (79.80%) .NET
2 50 (50.51%) MVC
3 46 (46.46%) ASP.NET
4 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
5 32 (32.32%) SQL Server
6 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
7 30 (30.30%) HTML
7 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
8 27 (27.27%) CSS
9 24 (24.24%) .NET Framework
10 23 (23.23%) SQL
10 23 (23.23%) Windows
11 22 (22.22%) jQuery
12 21 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (20.20%) Web Development
13 20 (20.20%) SharePoint
14 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
15 17 (17.17%) HTML5
15 17 (17.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 17 (17.17%) XML
16 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
16 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
16 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (14.14%) Inversion of Control
17 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
17 14 (14.14%) WCF
18 12 (12.12%) C++
18 12 (12.12%) CMS
19 11 (11.11%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 20 (20.20%) SharePoint
2 12 (12.12%) CMS
3 11 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
4 9 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
5 6 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (5.05%) IIS
7 4 (4.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (3.03%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (2.02%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (1.01%) Sitefinity
10 1 (1.01%) LiveCycle
10 1 (1.01%) Umbraco
10 1 (1.01%) DNN
Applications
1 15 (15.15%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (1.01%) AutoCAD
3 1 (1.01%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.03%) BusinessWorks
3 2 (2.02%) WebTrends
4 1 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (1.01%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 21 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (8.08%) PaaS
3 2 (2.02%) GitHub
4 1 (1.01%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.03%) DNS
1 3 (3.03%) LDAP
2 2 (2.02%) GPRS
3 1 (1.01%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.01%) Intranet
3 1 (1.01%) ATM
3 1 (1.01%) SSL
3 1 (1.01%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (32.32%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (7.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.03%) IDOL
5 3 (3.03%) OLAP
5 3 (3.03%) DTS
6 2 (2.02%) MySQL
6 2 (2.02%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (15.15%) Visual Studio
2 9 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.07%) MSTest
4 4 (4.04%) Subversion
5 3 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.03%) Selenium
5 3 (3.03%) JIRA
6 2 (2.02%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.02%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.01%) Moq
7 1 (1.01%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.01%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.01%) Firebug
7 1 (1.01%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.01%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.01%) StarTeam
7 1 (1.01%) PVCS
7 1 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (7.07%) Finance
2 3 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.02%) Marketing
4 1 (1.01%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 73 (73.74%) Developer
2 23 (23.23%) C# Developer
3 17 (17.17%) .NET Developer
4 11 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 10 (10.10%) SharePoint Developer
6 7 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C++ Developer
7 6 (6.06%) Software Developer
7 6 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (5.05%) Designer
9 4 (4.04%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (4.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.04%) Sitecore Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Escalation Engineer
10 3 (3.03%) SharePoint Designer
10 3 (3.03%) TIBCO Developer
10 3 (3.03%) C# Web Developer
10 3 (3.03%) Support Engineer
11 2 (2.02%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (79.80%) .NET
2 46 (46.46%) ASP.NET
3 30 (30.30%) HTML
4 27 (27.27%) CSS
5 24 (24.24%) .NET Framework
6 22 (22.22%) jQuery
7 20 (20.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 17 (17.17%) HTML5
8 17 (17.17%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 17 (17.17%) XML
9 15 (15.15%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (14.14%) WCF
11 11 (11.11%) Web Services
11 11 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (10.10%) Ajax
13 9 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (8.08%) Managed Extensibility Framework
14 8 (8.08%) CSS3
14 8 (8.08%) Unity DI Container
15 7 (7.07%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.14%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (3.03%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.02%) Wiki
4 1 (1.01%) User Experience
4 1 (1.01%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.01%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.01%) Social Media
4 1 (1.01%) Open Source
4 1 (1.01%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.01%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.01%) Physics
4 1 (1.01%) PKI
4 1 (1.01%) IPTV
4 1 (1.01%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.23%) Windows
2 10 (10.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.03%) UNIX
3 3 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (50.51%) MVC
2 31 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (20.20%) Web Development
4 11 (11.11%) TDD
5 10 (10.10%) Scrum
6 8 (8.08%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (7.07%) Workflow
8 6 (6.06%) Integration Testing
9 5 (5.05%) BDD
9 5 (5.05%) DSDM
10 4 (4.04%) CRM
10 4 (4.04%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (3.03%) Release Management
11 3 (3.03%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.03%) Document Management
11 3 (3.03%) Project Management
11 3 (3.03%) SEO
11 3 (3.03%) OO
12 2 (2.02%) Business Intelligence
12 2 (2.02%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 38 (38.38%) JavaScript
2 23 (23.23%) SQL
3 12 (12.12%) C++
4 10 (10.10%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.06%) VB.NET
5 6 (6.06%) Java
6 5 (5.05%) VC++
7 4 (4.04%) VBA
7 4 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 2 (2.02%) C
9 1 (1.01%) Ruby
9 1 (1.01%) XAML
9 1 (1.01%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.01%) PHP
9 1 (1.01%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.01%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 14 (14.14%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.07%) Degree
4 3 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.02%) ISEB
5 2 (2.02%) MCSE
5 2 (2.02%) MCP
5 2 (2.02%) MCSD
6 1 (1.01%) MCTS
6 1 (1.01%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.02%) SLA
2 1 (1.01%) QA
System Software
1 10 (10.10%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.02%) vSphere
2 2 (2.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (4.04%) SCOM
1 4 (4.04%) SCOrch
1 4 (4.04%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.10%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.03%) Meridio
3 3 (3.03%) TIBCO
3 3 (3.03%) Open Text
4 2 (2.02%) Adobe
4 2 (2.02%) Oracle
4 2 (2.02%) VMware
4 2 (2.02%) Omniture
4 2 (2.02%) Telerik
5 1 (1.01%) Ektron
5 1 (1.01%) Autodesk
5 1 (1.01%) SolidWorks
5 1 (1.01%) CA
5 1 (1.01%) Borland
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