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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 20 13
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 93 68 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.37% 6.90% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 32.18% 24.20% 32.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 41 40
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£355 £375 £381
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% -1.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.62 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.48% -6.66%
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
289 281 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 32.22% 28.50% 29.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 148 111
Average daily rate £363 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £240 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 15
Average hourly rate £45.00 £17.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+164.70% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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#.

1 112 (70.00%) .NET
2 59 (36.88%) SQL Server
3 55 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 55 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 53 (33.13%) Windows
5 52 (32.50%) JavaScript
6 47 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
7 41 (25.63%) Security Cleared
8 40 (25.00%) HTML
9 36 (22.50%) jQuery
10 35 (21.88%) SQL
11 34 (21.25%) Web Services
11 34 (21.25%) MVC
12 30 (18.75%) Scrum
12 30 (18.75%) CSS
13 26 (16.25%) Selenium
14 25 (15.63%) CMS
15 22 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (12.50%) Windows 7
16 20 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
16 20 (12.50%) WPF
16 20 (12.50%) SCCM
16 20 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
17 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
17 19 (11.88%) AngularJS
18 18 (11.25%) WCF
18 18 (11.25%) T-SQL
19 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
19 17 (10.63%) DV Cleared
20 16 (10.00%) .NET Framework

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (15.63%) CMS
2 17 (10.63%) SharePoint
3 16 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (7.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.38%) IIS
7 6 (3.75%) Node.js
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.63%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.63%) SAS
9 1 (0.63%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.63%) Lync
9 1 (0.63%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.63%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (8.75%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.63%) SPSS
2 1 (0.63%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 11 (6.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.50%) Office 365
3 1 (0.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.63%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.13%) Intranet
2 3 (1.88%) HTTP
2 3 (1.88%) SSL
2 3 (1.88%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (36.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.38%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.75%) MongoDB
4 6 (3.75%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (3.13%) MySQL
5 5 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Power View
8 1 (0.63%) DB2
8 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.63%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.63%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.63%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 26 (16.25%) Selenium
2 20 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.00%) WebDriver
4 14 (8.75%) Visual Studio
5 9 (5.63%) MSTest
6 8 (5.00%) NUnit
6 8 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.50%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.88%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.88%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.88%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.25%) Subversion
9 2 (1.25%) TestComplete
9 2 (1.25%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.25%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.25%) QuickTest Pro
9 2 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.25%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.63%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (2.50%) Finance
2 3 (1.88%) Telecoms
2 3 (1.88%) Advertising
2 3 (1.88%) Retail
2 3 (1.88%) Marketing
3 1 (0.63%) Automotive
3 1 (0.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 98 (61.25%) Developer
2 28 (17.50%) C# Developer
3 20 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 20 (12.50%) Applications Packager
4 15 (9.38%) Web Developer
5 12 (7.50%) Tester
6 10 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (5.00%) C# Programmer
7 8 (5.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 8 (5.00%) Programmer
7 8 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
8 7 (4.38%) Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Regression Tester
9 6 (3.75%) Test Analyst
9 6 (3.75%) Test Engineer
9 6 (3.75%) Selenium Tester
9 6 (3.75%) AWS Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Software Tester
10 5 (3.13%) BizTalk Developer
10 5 (3.13%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (70.00%) .NET
2 55 (34.38%) ASP.NET
3 40 (25.00%) HTML
4 36 (22.50%) jQuery
5 34 (21.25%) Web Services
6 30 (18.75%) CSS
7 22 (13.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 20 (12.50%) WPF
9 19 (11.88%) AngularJS
10 18 (11.25%) WCF
11 16 (10.00%) .NET Framework
11 16 (10.00%) RESTful
11 16 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
12 14 (8.75%) XML
13 12 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (6.88%) Entity Framework
15 10 (6.25%) HTML5
15 10 (6.25%) CSS3
16 8 (5.00%) Ajax
17 7 (4.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Client/Server
2 8 (5.00%) Mobile Computing
3 3 (1.88%) User Experience
4 2 (1.25%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.63%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.63%) AS400
5 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.63%) iSeries
5 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.63%) Life Science
5 1 (0.63%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (33.13%) Windows
2 20 (12.50%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.13%) Windows Phone
4 3 (1.88%) Windows 8
4 3 (1.88%) Linux
5 2 (1.25%) Android
5 2 (1.25%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.63%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (29.38%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.25%) MVC
3 30 (18.75%) Scrum
4 14 (8.75%) TDD
5 13 (8.13%) System Testing
6 12 (7.50%) Regression Testing
7 11 (6.88%) CRM
7 11 (6.88%) Unit Testing
7 11 (6.88%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (6.25%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.63%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.00%) BDD
10 8 (5.00%) Automated Testing
10 8 (5.00%) RAD
11 7 (4.38%) Content Management
12 6 (3.75%) Kanban
12 6 (3.75%) Workflow
12 6 (3.75%) Migration
12 6 (3.75%) OO
13 5 (3.13%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 52 (32.50%) JavaScript
2 35 (21.88%) SQL
3 18 (11.25%) T-SQL
4 12 (7.50%) VB.NET
5 11 (6.88%) VB
6 10 (6.25%) C++
7 9 (5.63%) Java
8 5 (3.13%) Ruby
9 4 (2.50%) PHP
10 3 (1.88%) XAML
10 3 (1.88%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.25%) VBScript
12 1 (0.63%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 1 (0.63%) Perl
12 1 (0.63%) C
12 1 (0.63%) Python
12 1 (0.63%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 41 (25.63%) Security Cleared
2 19 (11.88%) SC Cleared
3 17 (10.63%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.88%) MCTS
4 3 (1.88%) Degree
4 3 (1.88%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) QA
2 2 (1.25%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 20 (12.50%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (12.50%) SCCM
2 2 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.63%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.63%) SCSM
3 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.63%) Puppet
3 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 55 (34.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.50%) Sitecore
3 9 (5.63%) Oracle
3 9 (5.63%) Telerik
4 2 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.63%) Adobe
5 1 (0.63%) IBM
5 1 (0.63%) Infragistics
5 1 (0.63%) VMware
5 1 (0.63%) Tableau
5 1 (0.63%) Talend
5 1 (0.63%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.63%) Endeca
5 1 (0.63%) Google
5 1 (0.63%) Coremetrics
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