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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 32 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 37 106 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 4.37% 10.61% 10.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.30% 28.49% 32.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 60 55
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£363 £380 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.60% +16.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £297 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £426 £400
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 £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
227 372 305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.83% 37.24% 31.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 202 148
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +71.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.50 £14.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £38.50 £26.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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 23 January 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 23 January 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 68 (77.27%) .NET
2 42 (47.73%) MVC
3 41 (46.59%) ASP.NET
4 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
5 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
6 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (31.82%) HTML
8 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
9 24 (27.27%) CSS
10 20 (22.73%) Windows
10 20 (22.73%) SQL
10 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
10 20 (22.73%) .NET Framework
10 20 (22.73%) jQuery
11 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (15.91%) Inversion of Control
15 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
15 14 (15.91%) Visual Studio
16 13 (14.77%) Web Development
16 13 (14.77%) HTML5
17 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
17 12 (13.64%) TDD
18 11 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
18 11 (12.50%) Web Services
18 11 (12.50%) C++
18 11 (12.50%) WCF
19 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 20 (22.73%) SharePoint
2 11 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
3 9 (10.23%) CMS
4 7 (7.95%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (7.95%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (3.41%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.41%) IIS
6 2 (2.27%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (1.14%) MS Exchange
7 1 (1.14%) Lync
7 1 (1.14%) Sitefinity
7 1 (1.14%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 14 (15.91%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.82%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 17 (19.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.09%) PaaS
3 3 (3.41%) Office 365
4 2 (2.27%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.41%) LDAP
1 3 (3.41%) Intranet
2 2 (2.27%) GPRS
3 1 (1.14%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) DNS
3 1 (1.14%) SSL
3 1 (1.14%) Firewall
3 1 (1.14%) Wireshark
3 1 (1.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (43.18%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (3.41%) OLAP
5 3 (3.41%) DTS
5 3 (3.41%) IDOL
6 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (1.14%) MySQL
7 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 14 (15.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (9.09%) MSTest
3 7 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.27%) Moq
4 2 (2.27%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.27%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.14%) Subversion
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.14%) Firebug
5 1 (1.14%) Fiddler
5 1 (1.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.14%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 1 (1.14%) Advertising
2 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 66 (75.00%) Developer
2 17 (19.32%) C# Developer
3 14 (15.91%) .NET Developer
4 12 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
5 6 (6.82%) C++ Developer
5 6 (6.82%) Web Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Applications Developer
6 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (5.68%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (5.68%) Microsoft Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Escalation Engineer
7 4 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 4 (4.55%) Support Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) Server Engineer
8 3 (3.41%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (3.41%) Sitecore Developer
8 3 (3.41%) SharePoint Specialist
8 3 (3.41%) CRM Developer
9 2 (2.27%) Designer
9 2 (2.27%) VBA Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (77.27%) .NET
2 41 (46.59%) ASP.NET
3 28 (31.82%) HTML
4 24 (27.27%) CSS
5 20 (22.73%) .NET Framework
5 20 (22.73%) jQuery
6 19 (21.59%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (18.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 15 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 13 (14.77%) HTML5
10 11 (12.50%) WCF
10 11 (12.50%) Web Services
11 10 (11.36%) XML
12 9 (10.23%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (10.23%) AngularJS
13 8 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 8 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
14 7 (7.95%) CSS3
14 7 (7.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (6.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 14 (15.91%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (1.14%) Taxonomies
2 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.14%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 8 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (3.41%) Linux
3 3 (3.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone 8
4 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (47.73%) MVC
2 30 (34.09%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (14.77%) Web Development
4 12 (13.64%) TDD
5 9 (10.23%) Scrum
6 8 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (6.82%) Integration Testing
7 6 (6.82%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (5.68%) BDD
8 5 (5.68%) Workflow
8 5 (5.68%) CRM
9 4 (4.55%) CMMI
9 4 (4.55%) Migration
9 4 (4.55%) Kanban
10 3 (3.41%) Document Management
10 3 (3.41%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.27%) MVVM
11 2 (2.27%) Test Scripting
11 2 (2.27%) Responsive Web Design
11 2 (2.27%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
2 20 (22.73%) SQL
3 11 (12.50%) C++
4 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
4 8 (9.09%) VB.NET
5 5 (5.68%) Java
5 5 (5.68%) VC++
6 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (4.55%) VBA
7 1 (1.14%) PHP
7 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.14%) C
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) XAML
7 1 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 12 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.36%) SC Cleared
3 7 (7.95%) Degree
4 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (2.27%) MCTS
5 2 (2.27%) MCITP
5 2 (2.27%) MCP
5 2 (2.27%) MCSD
5 2 (2.27%) MCSE
5 2 (2.27%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.27%) SLA
2 1 (1.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (5.68%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (4.55%) SCOM
1 4 (4.55%) SCOrch
1 4 (4.55%) SCSM
Vendors
1 26 (29.55%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.95%) Sitecore
3 3 (3.41%) Meridio
4 2 (2.27%) Telerik
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle
5 1 (1.14%) Adobe
5 1 (1.14%) Ektron
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