The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Reading region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 21 14 25
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +11
Contract jobs citing C# 70 68 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.52% 8.81% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.03% 26.98% 23.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 28 20
Average daily rate £363 £379 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.29% -0.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
304 252 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.31% 32.64% 21.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 104 103
Average daily rate £335 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £215 £197
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £463 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Average hourly rate £13.50 £17.00 £25.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.58% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Berkshire

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 18 April 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 18 April 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#.

1 130 (72.63%) .NET
2 73 (40.78%) SQL
3 69 (38.55%) SQL Server
4 55 (30.73%) Microsoft
5 53 (29.61%) ASP.NET
6 46 (25.70%) JavaScript
7 41 (22.91%) Windows
7 41 (22.91%) MVC
8 39 (21.79%) HTML
9 38 (21.23%) CSS
10 37 (20.67%) Visual Studio
11 31 (17.32%) T-SQL
12 30 (16.76%) C++
12 30 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
13 28 (15.64%) MS Excel
14 27 (15.08%) Web Services
15 26 (14.53%) jQuery
16 25 (13.97%) OO
17 24 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
18 23 (12.85%) XML
18 23 (12.85%) SharePoint
19 22 (12.29%) .NET Framework
19 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
20 21 (11.73%) WCF
20 21 (11.73%) SQL Server 2012
21 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
22 18 (10.06%) PowerShell
22 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
22 18 (10.06%) Games
23 17 (9.50%) Finance

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 23 (12.85%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.70%) SharePoint Server
3 11 (6.15%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (5.59%) CMS
5 8 (4.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 8 (4.47%) IIS
6 7 (3.91%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (2.79%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.12%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.12%) Node.js
9 1 (0.56%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.56%) ArchestrA
Applications
1 28 (15.64%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.15%) MS Office
3 5 (2.79%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.56%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 10 (5.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (11.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.56%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.59%) Internet
2 7 (3.91%) LDAP
3 2 (1.12%) DNS
3 2 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (38.55%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (11.73%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (8.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (6.15%) MySQL
5 11 (6.15%) OLAP
6 9 (5.03%) DTS
7 8 (4.47%) MS Access
7 8 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.35%) IDOL
9 5 (2.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (2.23%) Data Mining
10 4 (2.23%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects XI
11 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.12%) Hadoop
11 2 (1.12%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.12%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
11 2 (1.12%) Big Data
11 2 (1.12%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 37 (20.67%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.15%) Selenium
3 10 (5.59%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.91%) Subversion
4 7 (3.91%) SpecFlow
5 6 (3.35%) NUnit
6 5 (2.79%) SoapUI
7 3 (1.68%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.12%) MSTest
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 2 (1.12%) Bugzilla
9 1 (0.56%) JIRA
9 1 (0.56%) JUnit
9 1 (0.56%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.56%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.56%) FogBugz
9 1 (0.56%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (0.56%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 18 (10.06%) Games
2 17 (9.50%) Finance
3 10 (5.59%) Publishing
3 10 (5.59%) Telecoms
4 7 (3.91%) Banking
5 5 (2.79%) Marketing
6 2 (1.12%) Back Office
6 2 (1.12%) Advertising
6 2 (1.12%) Billing
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 114 (63.69%) Developer
2 34 (18.99%) .NET Developer
3 30 (16.76%) C# Developer
4 20 (11.17%) Software Engineer
5 19 (10.61%) ASP.NET Developer
5 19 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (9.50%) Analyst
7 15 (8.38%) Software Development Engineer
7 15 (8.38%) Development Engineer
8 14 (7.82%) SharePoint Developer
8 14 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 11 (6.15%) Test Engineer
9 11 (6.15%) Software Developer
10 9 (5.03%) Senior Developer
10 9 (5.03%) CRM Developer
10 9 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 8 (4.47%) Test Analyst
11 8 (4.47%) SQL Developer
12 7 (3.91%) PHP Developer
12 7 (3.91%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (72.63%) .NET
2 53 (29.61%) ASP.NET
3 39 (21.79%) HTML
4 38 (21.23%) CSS
5 30 (16.76%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (15.08%) Web Services
7 26 (14.53%) jQuery
8 23 (12.85%) XML
9 22 (12.29%) .NET Framework
10 21 (11.73%) WCF
11 13 (7.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 11 (6.15%) REST
13 10 (5.59%) HTML5
13 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 10 (5.59%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (5.59%) SOAP
14 9 (5.03%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 8 (4.47%) CSS3
15 8 (4.47%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.15%) Computer Science
2 9 (5.03%) IPTV
3 4 (2.23%) Statistics
4 3 (1.68%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.12%) Data Extraction
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.12%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.56%) SCADA
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.56%) Xbox
6 1 (0.56%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 41 (22.91%) Windows
2 16 (8.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (5.03%) Linux
4 8 (4.47%) UNIX
5 7 (3.91%) Windows Phone
6 6 (3.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (3.35%) Windows Phone 8
7 2 (1.12%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Vista
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.56%) AIX
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.56%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (22.91%) MVC
2 25 (13.97%) OO
3 22 (12.29%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (8.94%) OOD
4 16 (8.94%) TDD
5 14 (7.82%) BDD
5 14 (7.82%) Unit Testing
6 13 (7.26%) Web Development
7 11 (6.15%) Software Engineering
7 11 (6.15%) CRM
7 11 (6.15%) Test Automation
8 10 (5.59%) System Testing
8 10 (5.59%) Test Scripting
9 8 (4.47%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (4.47%) Scrum
10 7 (3.91%) Workflow
10 7 (3.91%) Automation Testing
10 7 (3.91%) Manual Testing
11 6 (3.35%) Analytics
11 6 (3.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.78%) SQL
2 46 (25.70%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.32%) T-SQL
4 30 (16.76%) C++
5 18 (10.06%) PowerShell
6 13 (7.26%) C
7 9 (5.03%) PHP
7 9 (5.03%) Java
8 4 (2.23%) XAML
8 4 (2.23%) Perl
8 4 (2.23%) VB
9 3 (1.68%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.68%) VBA
9 3 (1.68%) R
10 2 (1.12%) VB6
10 2 (1.12%) PHP5
11 1 (0.56%) Lua
11 1 (0.56%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.56%) Delphi
11 1 (0.56%) Python
Qualifications
1 18 (10.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.70%) Degree
4 6 (3.35%) ISEB
4 6 (3.35%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.23%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.23%) MCSE
5 4 (2.23%) MCSD
5 4 (2.23%) MCTS
6 2 (1.12%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.59%) SLA
2 3 (1.68%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.12%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.68%) SCOrch
1 3 (1.68%) SCSM
1 3 (1.68%) SCOM
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (30.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.47%) Sitecore
3 6 (3.35%) Meridio
3 6 (3.35%) Zend
4 4 (2.23%) Oracle
5 3 (1.68%) Telerik
6 2 (1.12%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.12%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Wonderware
7 1 (0.56%) Open Text
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Sybase
7 1 (0.56%) Siebel
7 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.56%) Mercator
7 1 (0.56%) Citrix
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Experis IT
Rate: £275.00 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £420 per day + Fuel Card
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Premier Group Recruitment
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Quantica Technology - London
Rate: £175 per day
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