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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 11 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 3.67% 4.12% 1.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.65% 16.95% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 2
Average daily rate
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£369 £310 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.95% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £211 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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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
114 59 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 38.00% 24.28% 22.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 35 31
Average daily rate £325 £310 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.83% -12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £409 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 9
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.53 £27.40 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £46.00 £46.50
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 23 January 2015.

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 23 January 2015, 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 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 20 (76.92%) SQL
3 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 13 (50.00%) MVC
5 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
5 10 (38.46%) WCF
5 10 (38.46%) WPF
6 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
6 9 (34.62%) QA
6 9 (34.62%) Hibernate
6 9 (34.62%) Degree
6 9 (34.62%) IIS
6 9 (34.62%) J2EE
6 9 (34.62%) Oracle
6 9 (34.62%) HTML
6 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
6 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
6 9 (34.62%) Project Management
6 9 (34.62%) OO
7 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
8 6 (23.08%) VBScript
8 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
8 6 (23.08%) Java
8 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
8 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (19.23%) Turkish Language
9 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
9 5 (19.23%) Web Services

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 9 (34.62%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.69%) Office 365
2 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Intranet
2 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
1 6 (23.08%) Oracle Database
2 1 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
1 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
1 1 (3.85%) JIRA
General
1 5 (19.23%) Turkish Language
2 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Games
Job Titles
1 20 (76.92%) Developer
2 10 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Applications Developer
3 6 (23.08%) .NET Applications Developer
4 3 (11.54%) Applications Support
5 2 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) SQL Developer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) PHP Programmer
6 1 (3.85%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Management Consultant
6 1 (3.85%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (88.46%) .NET
2 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 10 (38.46%) WCF
3 10 (38.46%) WPF
4 9 (34.62%) HTML
4 9 (34.62%) J2EE
4 9 (34.62%) Hibernate
5 6 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
7 3 (11.54%) jQuery
8 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 2 (7.69%) Ajax
8 2 (7.69%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.85%) XHTML
9 1 (3.85%) CSS
9 1 (3.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 14 (53.85%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (38.46%) Management Information System
3 9 (34.62%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.85%) Kinect
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (34.62%) Project Management
2 9 (34.62%) OO
3 5 (19.23%) ERP
4 4 (15.38%) Unit Testing
5 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 1 (3.85%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Test Scripting
7 1 (3.85%) Multithreading
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.85%) MVVM
7 1 (3.85%) Waterfall
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (3.85%) ETL
7 1 (3.85%) DRM
7 1 (3.85%) CRM
7 1 (3.85%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) VB.NET
2 9 (34.62%) JavaScript
3 8 (30.77%) T-SQL
4 6 (23.08%) VBScript
4 6 (23.08%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) PL/SQL
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) PHP
5 1 (3.85%) Ruby
5 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (34.62%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (34.62%) QA
2 5 (19.23%) PCI DSS
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 9 (34.62%) Oracle
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft