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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 24 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Contract jobs citing C# 17 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 5.47% 2.47% 0.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.66% 8.33% 2.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 1
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£388 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.86% -1.42%
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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
116 72 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 37.30% 29.63% 22.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 33 22
Average daily rate £325 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 11
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +3.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.23% -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#
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Slough region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram 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 18 December 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 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 22 (73.33%) SQL
3 17 (56.67%) MVC
4 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
5 15 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (40.00%) WCF
6 12 (40.00%) WPF
7 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
8 10 (33.33%) OO
8 10 (33.33%) Project Management
8 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
8 10 (33.33%) HTML
8 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
8 10 (33.33%) J2EE
8 10 (33.33%) IIS
8 10 (33.33%) Oracle
8 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
8 10 (33.33%) Degree
8 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
8 10 (33.33%) QA
9 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
10 7 (23.33%) VBScript
10 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
10 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
10 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
11 6 (20.00%) Java
12 5 (16.67%) ERP
12 5 (16.67%) Web Services
12 5 (16.67%) Turkish Language

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 10 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.67%) Intranet
2 1 (3.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) SQL Server
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.33%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 1 (3.33%) JIRA
1 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.33%) Bugzilla
General
1 5 (16.67%) Turkish Language
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Games
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (73.33%) Developer
2 11 (36.67%) .NET Developer
3 7 (23.33%) Applications Developer
4 6 (20.00%) .NET Applications Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Applications Support
6 2 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Contracts Manager
6 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.33%) C# Programmer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 1 (3.33%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (90.00%) .NET
2 16 (53.33%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) WCF
3 12 (40.00%) WPF
4 10 (33.33%) HTML
4 10 (33.33%) J2EE
4 10 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 7 (23.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (16.67%) Web Services
7 3 (10.00%) jQuery
8 2 (6.67%) .NET Framework
8 2 (6.67%) Ajax
8 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.33%) XHTML
9 1 (3.33%) XML
9 1 (3.33%) CSS
9 1 (3.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (36.67%) Management Information System
3 10 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (3.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) MVC
2 10 (33.33%) OO
2 10 (33.33%) Project Management
3 5 (16.67%) ERP
4 4 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (6.67%) TDD
6 2 (6.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (6.67%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.67%) MVVM
6 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (3.33%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.33%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.33%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.33%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.33%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.33%) DRM
7 1 (3.33%) ETL
7 1 (3.33%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (73.33%) SQL
2 10 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 8 (26.67%) T-SQL
4 7 (23.33%) VBScript
4 7 (23.33%) PL/SQL
5 6 (20.00%) Java
6 1 (3.33%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.33%) PHP
6 1 (3.33%) C++
6 1 (3.33%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
2 5 (16.67%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft