The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 26 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 14 11 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 4.90% 4.26% 9.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.61% 11.58% 23.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 6 2
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£363 £406 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.76% +35.41%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £273 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £463 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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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 Slough region.

Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
111 95 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 38.81% 36.82% 38.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 47 27
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £225 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Slough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing C# across the Slough region.

C# Daily Rate Trend in Slough

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Slough region.

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) Oracle
3 10 (45.45%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) SQL
4 9 (40.91%) WPF
5 8 (36.36%) WCF
5 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
6 7 (31.82%) HTML
6 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
6 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Degree
7 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
7 6 (27.27%) QA
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
7 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (27.27%) OO
7 6 (27.27%) J2EE
7 6 (27.27%) VBScript
7 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
7 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
7 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
7 6 (27.27%) Project Management
7 6 (27.27%) IIS
8 5 (22.73%) RTP
8 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (22.73%) CCNA
8 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
8 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Slough 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 6 (27.27%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 1 (4.55%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) RTP
1 5 (22.73%) ISDN
1 5 (22.73%) VoIP
1 5 (22.73%) DHCP
1 5 (22.73%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle Database
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
4 1 (4.55%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 6 (27.27%) Applications Developer
4 5 (22.73%) Systems Engineer
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Applications Developer
5 2 (9.09%) WPF Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Contracts Manager
5 2 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
5 2 (9.09%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Manager
6 1 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Management Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Programmer
6 1 (4.55%) PHP Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (95.45%) .NET
2 9 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 9 (40.91%) WPF
3 8 (36.36%) WCF
4 7 (31.82%) HTML
5 6 (27.27%) J2EE
5 6 (27.27%) Hibernate
6 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
7 1 (4.55%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) XML
7 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (36.36%) Management Information System
2 6 (27.27%) Computer Science
2 6 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 2000 Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (45.45%) MVC
2 6 (27.27%) OO
2 6 (27.27%) Project Management
3 3 (13.64%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (13.64%) MVVM
4 2 (9.09%) Change Control
4 2 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) DRM
5 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
5 1 (4.55%) SEO
5 1 (4.55%) CRM
5 1 (4.55%) ETL
5 1 (4.55%) TDD
5 1 (4.55%) Analytics
5 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) SQL
2 7 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) VBScript
3 6 (27.27%) VB.NET
3 6 (27.27%) PL/SQL
4 5 (22.73%) C++
4 5 (22.73%) Java
5 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) CCNA
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) CCVP
2 5 (22.73%) MCSE
2 5 (22.73%) MCTS
3 1 (4.55%) CNE
3 1 (4.55%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (27.27%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (22.73%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Oracle
2 5 (22.73%) Cisco
3 1 (4.55%) Lotus
3 1 (4.55%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Google
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter