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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 20 20 30
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 61 67 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.77% 6.95% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.92% 21.54% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 35 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £278 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
255 311 288
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.30% 32.26% 24.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 140 127
Average daily rate £375 £381 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.63% +8.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 7
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.90% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £16.07 £20.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.40 £30.95 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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#.

1 107 (81.06%) .NET
2 63 (47.73%) SQL Server
3 60 (45.45%) ASP.NET
4 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
5 52 (39.39%) SQL
6 44 (33.33%) MVC
7 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
7 36 (27.27%) Windows
8 34 (25.76%) T-SQL
8 34 (25.76%) Visual Studio
9 32 (24.24%) SharePoint
10 30 (22.73%) XML
10 30 (22.73%) .NET Framework
11 28 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
11 28 (21.21%) HTML
12 27 (20.45%) MS Excel
12 27 (20.45%) Security Cleared
12 27 (20.45%) Web Development
13 26 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
13 26 (19.70%) WCF
13 26 (19.70%) jQuery
14 24 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
14 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
15 22 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
16 21 (15.91%) SC Cleared
16 21 (15.91%) CSS
16 21 (15.91%) Web Services
17 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
17 19 (14.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 19 (14.39%) SQL Server 2012

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 32 (24.24%) SharePoint
2 24 (18.18%) SharePoint Server
3 15 (11.36%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (7.58%) CMS
4 10 (7.58%) IIS
5 7 (5.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (2.27%) TIBCO EMS
7 1 (0.76%) DNN
7 1 (0.76%) Umbraco
Applications
1 27 (20.45%) MS Excel
2 18 (13.64%) MS Office
3 3 (2.27%) InfoPath
4 2 (1.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.76%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.76%) Simulink
5 1 (0.76%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.76%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (2.27%) WebTrends
1 3 (2.27%) BusinessWorks
1 3 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Google Analytics
2 1 (0.76%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
2 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (9.85%) LDAP
2 4 (3.03%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 28 (21.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (19.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (14.39%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (12.12%) OLAP
6 14 (10.61%) DTS
7 12 (9.09%) IDOL
8 9 (6.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (5.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (3.79%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (3.03%) MySQL
11 4 (3.03%) Data Mining
12 3 (2.27%) Star Schema
13 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.52%) MS Access
13 2 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (1.52%) QlikView
13 2 (1.52%) BusinessObjects XI
13 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (25.76%) Visual Studio
2 11 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.79%) SoapUI
4 4 (3.03%) Git (software)
4 4 (3.03%) NUnit
4 4 (3.03%) Subversion
5 3 (2.27%) JIRA
5 3 (2.27%) Selenium
5 3 (2.27%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.76%) MSBuild
7 1 (0.76%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.76%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.76%) PVCS
7 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.76%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (7.58%) Finance
2 7 (5.30%) Marketing
3 6 (4.55%) Games
4 2 (1.52%) Advertising
4 2 (1.52%) Publishing
4 2 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.76%) Banking
5 1 (0.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (78.79%) Developer
2 26 (19.70%) .NET Developer
3 25 (18.94%) C# Developer
4 23 (17.42%) SharePoint Developer
5 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET Developer
6 15 (11.36%) Software Developer
7 11 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (7.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (7.58%) Web Developer
9 8 (6.06%) Analyst
10 6 (4.55%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Support Engineer
11 5 (3.79%) Data Analyst
11 5 (3.79%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.79%) Sitecore Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (3.03%) Designer
12 4 (3.03%) Consultant
13 3 (2.27%) Business Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (81.06%) .NET
2 60 (45.45%) ASP.NET
3 30 (22.73%) XML
3 30 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 28 (21.21%) HTML
5 26 (19.70%) WCF
5 26 (19.70%) jQuery
6 21 (15.91%) Web Services
6 21 (15.91%) CSS
7 19 (14.39%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (14.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 14 (10.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 13 (9.85%) HTML5
10 12 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 12 (9.09%) Ajax
11 10 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 8 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (6.06%) XSLT
13 7 (5.30%) WPF
13 7 (5.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (2.27%) Wiki
2 3 (2.27%) Statistics
2 3 (2.27%) Mathematics
3 2 (1.52%) Inversion of Control
3 2 (1.52%) Social Media
4 1 (0.76%) New Media
4 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.76%) Physics
4 1 (0.76%) Data Extraction
4 1 (0.76%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.76%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.76%) PKI
4 1 (0.76%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 36 (27.27%) Windows
2 24 (18.18%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) Windows 8
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Phone 8
4 2 (1.52%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.76%) Linux
5 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (33.33%) MVC
2 27 (20.45%) Web Development
3 22 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (12.88%) Workflow
5 15 (11.36%) TDD
6 13 (9.85%) Scrum
6 13 (9.85%) Business Intelligence
7 11 (8.33%) OO
7 11 (8.33%) Document Management
8 10 (7.58%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.58%) Analytics
9 8 (6.06%) BDD
10 7 (5.30%) UML
11 6 (4.55%) OOD
12 5 (3.79%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.79%) Content Management
12 5 (3.79%) Web Application Development
12 5 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
13 4 (3.03%) Multithreading
13 4 (3.03%) Electronic Design Automation
Programming Languages
1 52 (39.39%) SQL
2 36 (27.27%) JavaScript
3 34 (25.76%) T-SQL
4 12 (9.09%) C++
5 11 (8.33%) C
6 6 (4.55%) Java
7 5 (3.79%) Perl
8 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
8 4 (3.03%) R
9 3 (2.27%) VBA
9 3 (2.27%) VB
10 2 (1.52%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.52%) PHP
10 2 (1.52%) VB6
11 1 (0.76%) Lua
11 1 (0.76%) Groovy
11 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.76%) XAML
11 1 (0.76%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 27 (20.45%) Security Cleared
2 21 (15.91%) SC Cleared
3 7 (5.30%) Degree
4 4 (3.03%) DV Cleared
4 4 (3.03%) MCSD
4 4 (3.03%) MCSE
4 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.03%) MCTS
5 2 (1.52%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.52%) ISEB
6 1 (0.76%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.76%) QA
System Software
1 8 (6.06%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 56 (42.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (9.09%) Meridio
3 8 (6.06%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.03%) Oracle
5 3 (2.27%) Omniture
5 3 (2.27%) TIBCO
5 3 (2.27%) Open Text
6 2 (1.52%) VMware
6 2 (1.52%) Business Objects
6 2 (1.52%) SAP
7 1 (0.76%) Siebel
7 1 (0.76%) Sybase
7 1 (0.76%) Adobe
7 1 (0.76%) CA
7 1 (0.76%) Borland
7 1 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.76%) Telerik
7 1 (0.76%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.76%) SolidWorks
7 1 (0.76%) Google
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