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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 17 15 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing C# 71 80 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.81% 7.87% 10.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.52% 26.67% 29.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 53 32
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£400 £375 £344
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £278 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £408 £382
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 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.40%
C#
Berkshire

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
258 300 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 28.38% 29.50% 36.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 180 123
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £420 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 13
Average hourly rate £44.08 - £25.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 - £17.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 - £28.00
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 88 (80.00%) .NET
2 55 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 47 (42.73%) SQL Server
4 44 (40.00%) MVC
5 43 (39.09%) JavaScript
6 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (30.91%) HTML
8 31 (28.18%) Windows
8 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
9 29 (26.36%) jQuery
9 29 (26.36%) ASP.NET MVC
10 28 (25.45%) CSS
11 25 (22.73%) SQL
11 25 (22.73%) .NET Framework
12 23 (20.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 20 (18.18%) Web Services
14 19 (17.27%) SharePoint
14 19 (17.27%) TDD
14 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
15 17 (15.45%) Visual Studio
16 16 (14.55%) CMS
16 16 (14.55%) Scrum
17 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
18 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (11.82%) XML
19 12 (10.91%) WCF
19 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
20 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
20 11 (10.00%) HTML5
20 11 (10.00%) VB.NET

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 19 (17.27%) SharePoint
2 16 (14.55%) CMS
3 10 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (7.27%) SharePoint Server
5 4 (3.64%) IIS
5 4 (3.64%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.91%) Lync
6 1 (0.91%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.91%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.91%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 10 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 4 (3.64%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.91%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.64%) PaaS
2 4 (3.64%) Office 365
3 1 (0.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.55%) Intranet
2 1 (0.91%) Firewall
2 1 (0.91%) LDAP
2 1 (0.91%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (42.73%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.73%) MySQL
5 3 (2.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.82%) IDOL
6 2 (1.82%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.91%) OLAP
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.91%) DTS
7 1 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 17 (15.45%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (3.64%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.64%) MSTest
4 3 (2.73%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.73%) Subversion
4 3 (2.73%) Selenium
5 2 (1.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
5 2 (1.82%) QuickTest Pro
5 2 (1.82%) InstallShield
5 2 (1.82%) Moq
5 2 (1.82%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.82%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.91%) Firebug
6 1 (0.91%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
General
1 6 (5.45%) Finance
2 1 (0.91%) Advertising
2 1 (0.91%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 75 (68.18%) Developer
2 23 (20.91%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.27%) C# Developer
4 11 (10.00%) SharePoint Developer
5 9 (8.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.18%) Web Developer
6 7 (6.36%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Applications Developer
7 6 (5.45%) Applications Packager
7 6 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
9 4 (3.64%) Escalation Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Field Engineer
9 4 (3.64%) Server Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) Web Applications Developer
10 3 (2.73%) C++ Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Support Engineer
10 3 (2.73%) CRM Developer
10 3 (2.73%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (80.00%) .NET
2 55 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 34 (30.91%) HTML
4 29 (26.36%) jQuery
4 29 (26.36%) ASP.NET MVC
5 28 (25.45%) CSS
6 25 (22.73%) .NET Framework
7 23 (20.91%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 20 (18.18%) Web Services
9 13 (11.82%) XML
10 12 (10.91%) WCF
10 12 (10.91%) AngularJS
11 11 (10.00%) HTML5
12 10 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (8.18%) CSS3
14 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (7.27%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (6.36%) WPF
16 6 (5.45%) Managed Extensibility Framework
16 6 (5.45%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (1.82%) User Experience
3 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.91%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.91%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.18%) Windows
2 6 (5.45%) Windows 7
3 5 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (2.73%) Linux
4 3 (2.73%) UNIX
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.91%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone 8
5 1 (0.91%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.00%) MVC
2 38 (34.55%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (17.27%) TDD
4 16 (14.55%) Scrum
5 9 (8.18%) Web Development
6 8 (7.27%) Workflow
7 6 (5.45%) CRM
7 6 (5.45%) CMMI
7 6 (5.45%) Kanban
7 6 (5.45%) Customer Engagement
7 6 (5.45%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (5.45%) Migration
8 5 (4.55%) OO
9 4 (3.64%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.64%) BDD
10 3 (2.73%) Regression Testing
10 3 (2.73%) ITIL
10 3 (2.73%) Service Management
11 2 (1.82%) DSDM
11 2 (1.82%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 43 (39.09%) JavaScript
2 25 (22.73%) SQL
3 11 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (8.18%) C++
5 7 (6.36%) T-SQL
6 5 (4.55%) VB
6 5 (4.55%) Java
7 4 (3.64%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.73%) VC++
9 2 (1.82%) VBA
9 2 (1.82%) Ruby
9 2 (1.82%) PHP
9 2 (1.82%) VBScript
10 1 (0.91%) C
10 1 (0.91%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.91%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (17.27%) Security Cleared
2 10 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) DV Cleared
3 5 (4.55%) Degree
4 4 (3.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (3.64%) VCP4
5 3 (2.73%) MCTS
5 3 (2.73%) MCITP
6 2 (1.82%) ISEB
7 1 (0.91%) MCP
7 1 (0.91%) MCSD
7 1 (0.91%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.82%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.91%) SLA
2 1 (0.91%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (5.45%) SCCM
2 4 (3.64%) SCOM
2 4 (3.64%) SCOrch
2 4 (3.64%) SCSM
3 2 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (28.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (9.09%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.82%) Telerik
3 2 (1.82%) Meridio
3 2 (1.82%) HP
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle
4 1 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (0.91%) Adobe
4 1 (0.91%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.91%) Ektron
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