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 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 12 24 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -16
Contract jobs citing C# 100 65 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.91% 6.39% 10.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 30.03% 22.73% 28.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 40 25
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £396
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 £35.00 £36.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
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
333 286 254
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 33.00% 28.12% 35.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 160 108
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £425 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 18
Average hourly rate £55.65 £13.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+312.22% -28.94%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

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 27 March 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 27 March 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#.

1 103 (73.57%) .NET
2 60 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 55 (39.29%) SQL Server
4 54 (38.57%) JavaScript
5 45 (32.14%) Windows
6 42 (30.00%) HTML
7 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
8 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
9 39 (27.86%) jQuery
10 38 (27.14%) MVC
11 33 (23.57%) CSS
12 32 (22.86%) Security Cleared
13 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (19.29%) SQL
15 25 (17.86%) Web Services
15 25 (17.86%) CMS
16 22 (15.71%) Scrum
16 22 (15.71%) .NET Framework
17 20 (14.29%) SharePoint
18 19 (13.57%) Visual Studio
18 19 (13.57%) SC Cleared
19 18 (12.86%) BizTalk Server
19 18 (12.86%) TDD
20 17 (12.14%) XML
20 17 (12.14%) Selenium
20 17 (12.14%) AngularJS
21 16 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 15 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
23 13 (9.29%) Sitecore CMS
23 13 (9.29%) Sitecore

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 25 (17.86%) CMS
2 20 (14.29%) SharePoint
3 18 (12.86%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (9.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (5.00%) SharePoint Server
6 7 (5.00%) IIS
7 5 (3.57%) Node.js
8 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.71%) Lync
9 1 (0.71%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.71%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.71%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.86%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (9.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.86%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.57%) Intranet
2 2 (1.43%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) HTTP
2 2 (1.43%) SSL
3 1 (0.71%) LDAP
3 1 (0.71%) ATM
3 1 (0.71%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.57%) MongoDB
4 5 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (3.57%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.57%) MySQL
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.43%) IDOL
6 2 (1.43%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.71%) OLAP
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.71%) DTS
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 19 (13.57%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.14%) Selenium
3 12 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.86%) WebDriver
5 7 (5.00%) MSTest
6 6 (4.29%) NUnit
7 4 (2.86%) Git (software)
7 4 (2.86%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.14%) Subversion
8 3 (2.14%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.43%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.43%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.43%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.43%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.71%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.71%) Moq
10 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.71%) Firebug
10 1 (0.71%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (4.29%) Finance
2 1 (0.71%) Legal
2 1 (0.71%) Advertising
2 1 (0.71%) Retail
2 1 (0.71%) Marketing
2 1 (0.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (62.86%) Developer
2 25 (17.86%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.86%) C# Developer
4 16 (11.43%) Web Developer
5 12 (8.57%) Applications Packager
6 10 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
6 10 (7.14%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.43%) Tester
8 8 (5.71%) Sitecore Developer
9 6 (4.29%) AWS Developer
9 6 (4.29%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (3.57%) Software Tester
10 5 (3.57%) Analyst
10 5 (3.57%) Applications Developer
10 5 (3.57%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.86%) Regression Tester
11 4 (2.86%) Selenium Tester
11 4 (2.86%) Test Analyst
11 4 (2.86%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (73.57%) .NET
2 60 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 42 (30.00%) HTML
4 39 (27.86%) jQuery
5 33 (23.57%) CSS
6 28 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (17.86%) Web Services
8 22 (15.71%) .NET Framework
9 17 (12.14%) XML
9 17 (12.14%) AngularJS
10 16 (11.43%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (9.29%) WCF
12 10 (7.14%) Ajax
13 9 (6.43%) WPF
13 9 (6.43%) HTML5
13 9 (6.43%) CSS3
13 9 (6.43%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
1 3 (2.14%) User Experience
2 2 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.71%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.71%) Life Science
3 1 (0.71%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 45 (32.14%) Windows
2 12 (8.57%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.86%) Linux
3 4 (2.86%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.14%) UNIX
4 3 (2.14%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (27.14%) MVC
3 22 (15.71%) Scrum
4 18 (12.86%) TDD
5 13 (9.29%) CRM
6 9 (6.43%) Regression Testing
6 9 (6.43%) Mentoring
7 8 (5.71%) Workflow
7 8 (5.71%) Web Development
8 7 (5.00%) BDD
9 6 (4.29%) Test Scripting
9 6 (4.29%) Content Management
9 6 (4.29%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.29%) Migration
10 5 (3.57%) OO
10 5 (3.57%) System Testing
10 5 (3.57%) Test Automation
10 5 (3.57%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (2.86%) Kanban
11 4 (2.86%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 54 (38.57%) JavaScript
2 27 (19.29%) SQL
3 11 (7.86%) VB.NET
4 10 (7.14%) C++
5 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
5 9 (6.43%) VB
6 6 (4.29%) Java
7 5 (3.57%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.14%) PHP
9 2 (1.43%) VBScript
9 2 (1.43%) XAML
9 2 (1.43%) Ruby
10 1 (0.71%) C
10 1 (0.71%) VBA
10 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.71%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (22.86%) Security Cleared
2 19 (13.57%) SC Cleared
3 9 (6.43%) DV Cleared
4 4 (2.86%) Degree
4 4 (2.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.14%) MCTS
5 3 (2.14%) MCITP
6 2 (1.43%) ISEB
7 1 (0.71%) MCP
7 1 (0.71%) MCSD
7 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.57%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (8.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (8.57%) SCCM
2 4 (2.86%) SCOM
2 4 (2.86%) SCOrch
2 4 (2.86%) SCSM
3 2 (1.43%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.71%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (29.29%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.29%) Sitecore
3 10 (7.14%) Oracle
4 2 (1.43%) Telerik
4 2 (1.43%) Meridio
4 2 (1.43%) HP
5 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.71%) VMware
5 1 (0.71%) Adobe
5 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.71%) Ektron
5 1 (0.71%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Capita IT Professional Services
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Volt
Rate: £45000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £35 - £42 per hour + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Reading
Recruitment Genius
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £450 - £451 per hour
Posted: 17 days ago
Reading
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago