The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C# Developer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 64 51
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 19 14 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.89% 1.38% 2.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.08% 1.50% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 16
Median daily rate £413 £415 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.60% +12.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £390 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £42.13 £35.00
% change year-on-year -1.48% +20.35%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 616 931 960
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 93.76% 92.09% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 313 506 521
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 42 25
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.70% +102.38%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured C# Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C# Developer in Reading

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# Developer in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# Developer in Reading

C# Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# Developer in Reading over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# Developer in Reading

C# Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# Developer in Reading

C# Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, C# Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring C# Developer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 36 (76.60%) .NET
3 24 (51.06%) MVC
4 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (42.55%) AngularJS
6 17 (36.17%) Data Protection
6 17 (36.17%) SQL
7 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
8 13 (27.66%) Scrum
8 13 (27.66%) TDD
8 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
9 11 (23.40%) HTML
9 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
10 10 (21.28%) CSS
11 9 (19.15%) Entity Framework
11 9 (19.15%) Finance
12 8 (17.02%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (17.02%) Apex Code
13 7 (14.89%) HTML5
13 7 (14.89%) CSS3
13 7 (14.89%) Web Development
14 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
15 5 (10.64%) BDD
15 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
15 5 (10.64%) WCF
15 5 (10.64%) WPF
15 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
15 5 (10.64%) C++
15 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio

C# Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.26%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.13%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.13%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.91%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
2 3 (6.38%) JIRA
3 2 (4.26%) Bower
3 2 (4.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (4.26%) Grunt
4 1 (2.13%) MSTest
General
1 9 (19.15%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (76.60%) .NET
2 20 (42.55%) AngularJS
3 11 (23.40%) ASP.NET
3 11 (23.40%) HTML
4 10 (21.28%) CSS
5 9 (19.15%) Entity Framework
6 7 (14.89%) CSS3
6 7 (14.89%) HTML5
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.64%) WCF
7 5 (10.64%) WPF
8 4 (8.51%) jQuery
8 4 (8.51%) XML
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (6.38%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (6.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 2 (4.26%) Node.js
10 2 (4.26%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.13%) iPad
1 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.13%) Android
1 1 (2.13%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (51.06%) MVC
2 21 (44.68%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (36.17%) Data Protection
4 13 (27.66%) Scrum
4 13 (27.66%) TDD
5 7 (14.89%) Web Development
6 6 (12.77%) Unit Testing
7 5 (10.64%) BDD
8 4 (8.51%) SOLID
8 4 (8.51%) Waterfall
9 2 (4.26%) Project Management
9 2 (4.26%) Time Management
9 2 (4.26%) Wireframes
10 1 (2.13%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.13%) Logistics
10 1 (2.13%) Mathematics
10 1 (2.13%) Multithreading
10 1 (2.13%) OO
10 1 (2.13%) OOD
10 1 (2.13%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C#
2 17 (36.17%) SQL
3 13 (27.66%) JavaScript
4 8 (17.02%) Apex Code
5 5 (10.64%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) C
7 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.13%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle
3 1 (2.13%) Sony
3 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
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