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 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 7 21 12
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 113 71 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 11.39% 6.87% 9.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 33.83% 24.32% 27.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 45 30
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.56 £35.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year
+7.31% -10.82%
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
334 292 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.67% 28.24% 33.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 171 110
Average daily rate £375 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 18
Average hourly rate £37.50 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+120.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.73% +4.28%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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#.

1 105 (68.63%) .NET
2 55 (35.95%) SQL Server
3 53 (34.64%) JavaScript
3 53 (34.64%) ASP.NET
4 48 (31.37%) Windows
5 46 (30.07%) Microsoft
6 44 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
7 42 (27.45%) HTML
8 38 (24.84%) Security Cleared
9 37 (24.18%) jQuery
10 34 (22.22%) MVC
11 32 (20.92%) CSS
12 31 (20.26%) SQL
13 29 (18.95%) Web Services
14 27 (17.65%) Scrum
15 26 (16.99%) CMS
16 24 (15.69%) Selenium
17 21 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
18 19 (12.42%) SC Cleared
18 19 (12.42%) AngularJS
19 17 (11.11%) Windows 7
19 17 (11.11%) SCCM
19 17 (11.11%) .NET Framework
19 17 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
20 16 (10.46%) TDD
20 16 (10.46%) BizTalk Server
20 16 (10.46%) SharePoint
20 16 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
21 15 (9.80%) WebDriver
21 15 (9.80%) WPF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 26 (16.99%) CMS
2 16 (10.46%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.46%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (8.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 10 (6.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (4.58%) IIS
6 6 (3.92%) Node.js
7 4 (2.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (2.61%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.65%) Lync
8 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.65%) SAS
8 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 10 (6.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.65%) SPSS
2 1 (0.65%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 12 (7.84%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.61%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.27%) Intranet
2 3 (1.96%) Internet
2 3 (1.96%) HTTP
2 3 (1.96%) SSL
3 1 (0.65%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (35.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.54%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.92%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.92%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.27%) MySQL
6 3 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.31%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.31%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.65%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.65%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 24 (15.69%) Selenium
2 16 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (9.80%) WebDriver
4 14 (9.15%) Visual Studio
5 8 (5.23%) MSTest
6 7 (4.58%) NUnit
7 4 (2.61%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.61%) Cucumber
7 4 (2.61%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.61%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.96%) Subversion
9 2 (1.31%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.31%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.31%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.31%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.31%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.31%) eggPlant
9 2 (1.31%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.31%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.65%) NuGet
General
1 4 (2.61%) Finance
2 3 (1.96%) Retail
2 3 (1.96%) Marketing
3 2 (1.31%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
4 1 (0.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 91 (59.48%) Developer
2 23 (15.03%) C# Developer
3 20 (13.07%) .NET Developer
4 17 (11.11%) Applications Packager
5 15 (9.80%) Web Developer
6 12 (7.84%) Tester
7 10 (6.54%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.23%) Sitecore Developer
8 8 (5.23%) SharePoint Developer
9 7 (4.58%) Test Engineer
10 6 (3.92%) Analyst
10 6 (3.92%) Regression Tester
10 6 (3.92%) AWS Developer
10 6 (3.92%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (3.27%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Test Analyst
11 5 (3.27%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.27%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.27%) Software Tester
12 4 (2.61%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (68.63%) .NET
2 53 (34.64%) ASP.NET
3 42 (27.45%) HTML
4 37 (24.18%) jQuery
5 32 (20.92%) CSS
6 29 (18.95%) Web Services
7 21 (13.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (12.42%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.11%) .NET Framework
10 15 (9.80%) WPF
10 15 (9.80%) XML
11 13 (8.50%) WCF
12 11 (7.19%) HTML5
12 11 (7.19%) Entity Framework
12 11 (7.19%) RESTful
12 11 (7.19%) CSS3
12 11 (7.19%) KnockoutJS
12 11 (7.19%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (5.23%) Ajax
14 7 (4.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.61%) Client/Server
1 4 (2.61%) Mobile Computing
2 3 (1.96%) User Experience
2 3 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.65%) Thin Client
3 1 (0.65%) AS400
3 1 (0.65%) Statistics
3 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.65%) Life Science
3 1 (0.65%) Fat Client
3 1 (0.65%) iSeries
3 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 48 (31.37%) Windows
2 17 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.27%) Linux
4 4 (2.61%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.96%) UNIX
6 2 (1.31%) Android
6 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.31%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.65%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (28.76%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (22.22%) MVC
3 27 (17.65%) Scrum
4 16 (10.46%) TDD
5 12 (7.84%) Regression Testing
5 12 (7.84%) CRM
6 9 (5.88%) System Testing
6 9 (5.88%) Test Automation
6 9 (5.88%) BDD
6 9 (5.88%) Mentoring
7 7 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (4.58%) Unit Testing
7 7 (4.58%) Content Management
7 7 (4.58%) Automated Testing
8 6 (3.92%) Workflow
8 6 (3.92%) Migration
8 6 (3.92%) Test Scripting
8 6 (3.92%) E-Commerce
8 6 (3.92%) Kanban
9 5 (3.27%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (34.64%) JavaScript
2 31 (20.26%) SQL
3 13 (8.50%) T-SQL
4 12 (7.84%) C++
4 12 (7.84%) VB.NET
5 11 (7.19%) VB
6 10 (6.54%) Java
7 6 (3.92%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.27%) Ruby
9 4 (2.61%) PHP
10 3 (1.96%) XAML
11 2 (1.31%) VBScript
12 1 (0.65%) C
12 1 (0.65%) Perl
12 1 (0.65%) Python
12 1 (0.65%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 38 (24.84%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.15%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.61%) Degree
5 3 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.96%) MCTS
5 3 (1.96%) MCITP
6 2 (1.31%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (3.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (11.11%) SCCM
2 4 (2.61%) SCOM
2 4 (2.61%) SCOrch
2 4 (2.61%) SCSM
3 2 (1.31%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 46 (30.07%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.50%) Sitecore
3 9 (5.88%) Oracle
4 5 (3.27%) Telerik
5 2 (1.31%) HP
6 1 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.65%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Endeca
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.65%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.65%) Ektron
6 1 (0.65%) Tableau
6 1 (0.65%) Talend
6 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
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