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 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 15 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 70 58 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.49% 6.56% 7.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.24% 23.77% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 29 35
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £273 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
C#
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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
257 244 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 27.49% 27.60% 32.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 103 139
Average daily rate £381 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 11
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -30.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.50 £15.25 £16.07
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.40 £30.95
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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 31 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 31 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#.

1 122 (68.16%) .NET
2 63 (35.20%) Microsoft
3 54 (30.17%) JavaScript
3 54 (30.17%) Security Cleared
4 52 (29.05%) Windows
5 48 (26.82%) SQL Server
6 44 (24.58%) MVC
7 43 (24.02%) ASP.NET
8 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
9 37 (20.67%) SQL
10 35 (19.55%) Selenium
11 34 (18.99%) HTML
11 34 (18.99%) CSS
12 30 (16.76%) Microsoft App-V
12 30 (16.76%) SCCM
12 30 (16.76%) Windows 7
13 28 (15.64%) Scrum
14 27 (15.08%) Web Services
14 27 (15.08%) jQuery
14 27 (15.08%) DV Cleared
15 26 (14.53%) WebDriver
16 25 (13.97%) SC Cleared
17 24 (13.41%) T-SQL
18 22 (12.29%) AngularJS
19 21 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (11.73%) Data Protection
20 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (11.17%) BDD
21 19 (10.61%) Test Automation
22 18 (10.06%) WCF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 16 (8.94%) CMS
2 13 (7.26%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (5.03%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (3.91%) IIS
6 6 (3.35%) Node.js
7 5 (2.79%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.56%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.56%) SAS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) SPSS
2 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (6.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.91%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.56%) SaaS
2 1 (0.56%) Office 365
2 1 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.68%) HTTP
1 3 (1.68%) SSL
1 3 (1.68%) Internet
2 2 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (26.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (3.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (3.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (3.35%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.35%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.23%) MySQL
6 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.12%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.12%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.56%) SSDT
8 1 (0.56%) MS Access
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
Development Applications
1 35 (19.55%) Selenium
2 26 (14.53%) WebDriver
3 21 (11.73%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.15%) Visual Studio
5 10 (5.59%) SpecFlow
6 9 (5.03%) Cucumber
7 8 (4.47%) MSTest
7 8 (4.47%) NUnit
7 8 (4.47%) Jenkins
8 4 (2.23%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.23%) MSBuild
8 4 (2.23%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.12%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.12%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.12%) Subversion
9 2 (1.12%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.12%) NetAdvantage
9 2 (1.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.12%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.12%) eggPlant
General
1 11 (6.15%) Finance
2 4 (2.23%) Retail
3 3 (1.68%) Marketing
3 3 (1.68%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.68%) Legal
4 2 (1.12%) Advertising
4 2 (1.12%) Games
5 1 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 96 (53.63%) Developer
2 36 (20.11%) C# Developer
3 30 (16.76%) Applications Packager
4 27 (15.08%) .NET Developer
5 23 (12.85%) Tester
6 18 (10.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (8.38%) Analyst
8 13 (7.26%) Test Analyst
9 10 (5.59%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.03%) Regression Tester
11 8 (4.47%) C# Programmer
11 8 (4.47%) Programmer
12 7 (3.91%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.91%) Automation Tester
13 6 (3.35%) Sitecore Developer
13 6 (3.35%) Selenium Tester
13 6 (3.35%) AWS Developer
13 6 (3.35%) Software Tester
14 5 (2.79%) BizTalk Developer
15 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (68.16%) .NET
2 43 (24.02%) ASP.NET
3 34 (18.99%) CSS
3 34 (18.99%) HTML
4 27 (15.08%) jQuery
4 27 (15.08%) Web Services
5 22 (12.29%) AngularJS
6 20 (11.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 18 (10.06%) WCF
8 17 (9.50%) RESTful
9 16 (8.94%) .NET Framework
9 16 (8.94%) ASP.NET Web API
10 15 (8.38%) WPF
11 14 (7.82%) KnockoutJS
12 12 (6.70%) Entity Framework
13 10 (5.59%) HTML5
13 10 (5.59%) CSS3
13 10 (5.59%) XML
14 8 (4.47%) Ajax
15 7 (3.91%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.03%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.47%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (3.35%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.68%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.12%) User Experience
6 1 (0.56%) Xbox
6 1 (0.56%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.56%) AS400
6 1 (0.56%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.56%) Statistics
6 1 (0.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Life Science
6 1 (0.56%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.56%) iSeries
6 1 (0.56%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (29.05%) Windows
2 30 (16.76%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.47%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.47%) Android
4 4 (2.23%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.12%) Linux
5 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (24.58%) MVC
2 42 (23.46%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (15.64%) Scrum
4 21 (11.73%) Data Protection
5 20 (11.17%) BDD
6 19 (10.61%) Test Automation
7 15 (8.38%) Regression Testing
8 13 (7.26%) System Testing
9 12 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (6.70%) TDD
9 12 (6.70%) Unit Testing
10 11 (6.15%) CRM
10 11 (6.15%) Test Scripting
11 9 (5.03%) Automated Testing
12 8 (4.47%) RAD
13 7 (3.91%) Workflow
13 7 (3.91%) SDLC
14 6 (3.35%) E-Commerce
14 6 (3.35%) Content Management
14 6 (3.35%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 54 (30.17%) JavaScript
2 37 (20.67%) SQL
3 24 (13.41%) T-SQL
4 14 (7.82%) Java
4 14 (7.82%) VB
5 11 (6.15%) C++
6 8 (4.47%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.79%) Ruby
8 4 (2.23%) PHP
9 3 (1.68%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.12%) VBScript
10 2 (1.12%) XAML
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.56%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.56%) VBA
11 1 (0.56%) Python
11 1 (0.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 54 (30.17%) Security Cleared
2 27 (15.08%) DV Cleared
3 25 (13.97%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.68%) Degree
5 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.12%) MCTS
5 2 (1.12%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.03%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 30 (16.76%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (16.76%) SCCM
2 2 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.56%) Puppet
3 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (35.20%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.03%) Oracle
3 8 (4.47%) Telerik
3 8 (4.47%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.12%) HP
4 2 (1.12%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.12%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.56%) Perforce
5 1 (0.56%) VMware
5 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.56%) IBM
5 1 (0.56%) Adobe
5 1 (0.56%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.56%) Tableau
5 1 (0.56%) Talend
5 1 (0.56%) Endeca
5 1 (0.56%) Google
5 1 (0.56%) Coremetrics
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