The first table below looks at the demand 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 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Slough region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 14 21 24
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +3
Contract jobs citing C# 17 20 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 6.83% 7.19% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.61% 18.02% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Average daily rate £375 £325 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -35.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 0
Average hourly rate - £39.38 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +31.14%
Programming Languages Category
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
72 111 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 28.92% 39.93% 31.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 39 42
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £300 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 30 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +45.83%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.94%
C#
Berkshire

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 April 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 April 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 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
3 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
4 13 (48.15%) SQL
5 11 (40.74%) MVC
6 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
8 6 (22.22%) jQuery
9 5 (18.52%) Selenium
9 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
9 5 (18.52%) HTML
9 5 (18.52%) Java
9 5 (18.52%) Oracle
10 4 (14.81%) C++
10 4 (14.81%) CSS
10 4 (14.81%) Windows
10 4 (14.81%) MCSE
10 4 (14.81%) CRM
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco
10 4 (14.81%) CCNA
10 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
10 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (14.81%) RTP
10 4 (14.81%) ISDN
10 4 (14.81%) VoIP
10 4 (14.81%) DHCP
10 4 (14.81%) DNS
10 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (14.81%) CCVP

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2 (7.41%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (3.70%) IBM Notes
Communications & Networking
1 4 (14.81%) RTP
1 4 (14.81%) ISDN
1 4 (14.81%) VoIP
1 4 (14.81%) DHCP
1 4 (14.81%) DNS
2 1 (3.70%) HTTP
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Selenium
1 5 (18.52%) WebDriver
2 3 (11.11%) Selenium IDE
2 3 (11.11%) JIRA
3 2 (7.41%) SoapUI
3 2 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) NUnit
4 1 (3.70%) SpecFlow
4 1 (3.70%) JMeter
4 1 (3.70%) JUnit
4 1 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Rational Rose
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
1 2 (7.41%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Developer
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Analyst
4 4 (14.81%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Programmer
4 4 (14.81%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) C# Programmer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) Business Analyst
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior ASP.NET Programmer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) WPF Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) .NET
2 14 (51.85%) ASP.NET
3 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (22.22%) jQuery
5 5 (18.52%) HTML
6 4 (14.81%) CSS
6 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 3 (11.11%) WCF
7 3 (11.11%) WPF
8 2 (7.41%) XML
8 2 (7.41%) WinForms
8 2 (7.41%) Ajax
8 2 (7.41%) NHibernate
9 1 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
9 1 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (14.81%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (40.74%) MVC
2 4 (14.81%) CRM
2 4 (14.81%) Test Scripting
2 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.11%) BDD
3 3 (11.11%) TDD
3 3 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 3 (11.11%) Unit Testing
3 3 (11.11%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.41%) MVVM
4 2 (7.41%) Multithreading
4 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (7.41%) Web Development
5 1 (3.70%) User Stories
5 1 (3.70%) Automation Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Build Automation
5 1 (3.70%) Business Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Automated Testing
5 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
5 1 (3.70%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (48.15%) SQL
2 8 (29.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) Java
4 4 (14.81%) C++
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.70%) Golang
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
6 1 (3.70%) VB
6 1 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) MCSE
1 4 (14.81%) CCNA
1 4 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (14.81%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (14.81%) CCVP
1 4 (14.81%) MCTS
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
2 1 (3.70%) CNE
2 1 (3.70%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (14.81%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Oracle
2 4 (14.81%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.70%) Open Text
3 1 (3.70%) Lotus
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