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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 10 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 85 68 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.47% 7.88% 7.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.62% 25.95% 19.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 39
Average daily rate
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£416 £375 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.93% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £264 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £440 £450
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 £40.38 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.68% +7.14%
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
297 262 366
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 29.58% 30.36% 36.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 136 176
Average daily rate £400 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -37.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £15.03 £21.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.20 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% +2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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#.

1 116 (68.64%) .NET
2 63 (37.28%) Microsoft
3 53 (31.36%) MVC
4 51 (30.18%) JavaScript
5 50 (29.59%) Windows
6 48 (28.40%) Security Cleared
7 46 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
8 44 (26.04%) SQL Server
9 38 (22.49%) SQL
10 33 (19.53%) ASP.NET
10 33 (19.53%) Selenium
11 30 (17.75%) Data Protection
11 30 (17.75%) HTML
12 29 (17.16%) Scrum
13 28 (16.57%) SCCM
13 28 (16.57%) Windows 7
13 28 (16.57%) Microsoft App-V
13 28 (16.57%) CSS
14 26 (15.38%) DV Cleared
15 25 (14.79%) AngularJS
15 25 (14.79%) T-SQL
16 24 (14.20%) Web Services
16 24 (14.20%) WebDriver
17 22 (13.02%) BDD
17 22 (13.02%) WCF
18 20 (11.83%) SC Cleared
18 20 (11.83%) Test Automation
19 19 (11.24%) jQuery
19 19 (11.24%) .NET Framework
19 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (8.28%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (5.92%) CMS
3 9 (5.33%) K2 blackpearl
4 6 (3.55%) Node.js
4 6 (3.55%) IIS
4 6 (3.55%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.59%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.59%) SAS
6 1 (0.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) SPSS
2 1 (0.59%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 9 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (4.14%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (6.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.18%) SaaS
2 2 (1.18%) IaaS
3 1 (0.59%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.55%) HTTP
2 3 (1.78%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.78%) VPN
2 3 (1.78%) DNS
2 3 (1.78%) SSL
2 3 (1.78%) Internet
2 3 (1.78%) IPsec
2 3 (1.78%) DHCP
2 3 (1.78%) FTP
3 2 (1.18%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (26.04%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 7 (4.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (3.55%) MongoDB
3 6 (3.55%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (2.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.18%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.18%) MySQL
7 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.59%) SSDT
7 1 (0.59%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Power View
7 1 (0.59%) MS Access
7 1 (0.59%) DB2
Development Applications
1 33 (19.53%) Selenium
2 24 (14.20%) WebDriver
3 15 (8.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (6.51%) SpecFlow
5 9 (5.33%) Cucumber
6 8 (4.73%) MSTest
6 8 (4.73%) NUnit
6 8 (4.73%) Visual Studio
6 8 (4.73%) Jenkins
7 4 (2.37%) SoapUI
7 4 (2.37%) TeamCity
7 4 (2.37%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.18%) NetAdvantage
8 2 (1.18%) TestComplete
8 2 (1.18%) eggPlant
9 1 (0.59%) Appium
9 1 (0.59%) NuGet
9 1 (0.59%) Talend Open Studio
9 1 (0.59%) Subversion
9 1 (0.59%) JIRA
General
1 10 (5.92%) Finance
2 3 (1.78%) Legal
2 3 (1.78%) Retail
2 3 (1.78%) Marketing
2 3 (1.78%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.18%) Advertising
3 2 (1.18%) Games
4 1 (0.59%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (52.07%) Developer
2 38 (22.49%) C# Developer
3 29 (17.16%) .NET Developer
4 28 (16.57%) Applications Packager
5 23 (13.61%) Tester
6 17 (10.06%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (9.47%) Analyst
8 14 (8.28%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.33%) Regression Tester
10 8 (4.73%) C# Programmer
10 8 (4.73%) Automation Tester
10 8 (4.73%) Web Developer
10 8 (4.73%) Programmer
10 8 (4.73%) Test Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Support Engineer
11 6 (3.55%) Selenium Tester
12 5 (2.96%) AWS Developer
12 5 (2.96%) Software Tester
13 4 (2.37%) BizTalk Developer
13 4 (2.37%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (68.64%) .NET
2 33 (19.53%) ASP.NET
3 30 (17.75%) HTML
4 28 (16.57%) CSS
5 25 (14.79%) AngularJS
6 24 (14.20%) Web Services
7 22 (13.02%) WCF
8 19 (11.24%) .NET Framework
8 19 (11.24%) jQuery
8 19 (11.24%) ASP.NET Web API
9 17 (10.06%) Entity Framework
10 16 (9.47%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (9.47%) KnockoutJS
11 15 (8.88%) RESTful
12 14 (8.28%) WPF
13 11 (6.51%) XML
14 9 (5.33%) HTML5
14 9 (5.33%) CSS3
15 6 (3.55%) Ajax
15 6 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.33%) Client/Server
2 8 (4.73%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (3.55%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.18%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.18%) User Experience
6 1 (0.59%) Xbox
6 1 (0.59%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.59%) AS400
6 1 (0.59%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.59%) Statistics
6 1 (0.59%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.59%) Life Science
6 1 (0.59%) Fat Client
6 1 (0.59%) iSeries
6 1 (0.59%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 50 (29.59%) Windows
2 28 (16.57%) Windows 7
3 8 (4.73%) Apple iOS
3 8 (4.73%) Android
4 4 (2.37%) Windows Phone
5 3 (1.78%) Linux
6 2 (1.18%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (31.36%) MVC
2 46 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.75%) Data Protection
4 29 (17.16%) Scrum
5 22 (13.02%) BDD
6 20 (11.83%) Test Automation
7 16 (9.47%) TDD
8 13 (7.69%) System Testing
9 12 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (6.51%) Regression Testing
10 11 (6.51%) Workflow
10 11 (6.51%) Automated Testing
11 10 (5.92%) Unit Testing
11 10 (5.92%) Test Scripting
12 9 (5.33%) CRM
13 8 (4.73%) RAD
14 7 (4.14%) Mentoring
15 6 (3.55%) SDLC
15 6 (3.55%) Content Management
16 5 (2.96%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 51 (30.18%) JavaScript
2 38 (22.49%) SQL
3 25 (14.79%) T-SQL
4 14 (8.28%) C++
5 13 (7.69%) Java
5 13 (7.69%) VB
6 5 (2.96%) VB.NET
6 5 (2.96%) Ruby
6 5 (2.96%) C
6 5 (2.96%) PowerShell
7 4 (2.37%) VBScript
8 3 (1.78%) PHP
9 2 (1.18%) XAML
10 1 (0.59%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.59%) C++/CLI
10 1 (0.59%) VBA
10 1 (0.59%) Python
10 1 (0.59%) Delphi
10 1 (0.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 48 (28.40%) Security Cleared
2 26 (15.38%) DV Cleared
3 20 (11.83%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.73%) QA
2 1 (0.59%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 28 (16.57%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.78%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (16.57%) SCCM
2 1 (0.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 63 (37.28%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.73%) Oracle
2 8 (4.73%) Telerik
3 4 (2.37%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.18%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.59%) Perforce
5 1 (0.59%) Tableau
5 1 (0.59%) Talend
5 1 (0.59%) Endeca
5 1 (0.59%) Google
5 1 (0.59%) Coremetrics
5 1 (0.59%) IBM
5 1 (0.59%) Adobe
5 1 (0.59%) Sony
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