Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a C# Developer was £381 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 56 69
Rank change year-on-year -12 +13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a C# Developer 22 41 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.73% 2.79% 2.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 3.08% 2.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 32 40
Reading median daily rate £381 £413 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.58% -0.60% +14.48%
10th Percentile £188 £327 £213
90th Percentile £424 £431 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1189 1331 1803
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 90.42% 94.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 705 711 1076
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £228 £219
90th Percentile £575 £569 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

C# Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured C# Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 21 November 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 22 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (72.73%) .NET
3 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) MVC
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) WPF
6 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
7 6 (27.27%) DevExpress
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) CSS
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (18.18%) HTML5
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
10 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (13.64%) Windows
10 3 (13.64%) IIS
10 3 (13.64%) Web Services
10 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
11 2 (9.09%) XML
11 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
11 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (9.09%) WCF
11 2 (9.09%) TDD
11 2 (9.09%) WinForms
11 2 (9.09%) Web Development
11 2 (9.09%) CSS3

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 3 (13.64%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.55%) MSBuild
2 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (4.55%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (72.73%) .NET
2 13 (59.09%) ASP.NET
3 8 (36.36%) WPF
4 6 (27.27%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
6 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) HTML5
6 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 3 (13.64%) Web Services
8 2 (9.09%) .NET Core
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (9.09%) WCF
8 2 (9.09%) WinForms
8 2 (9.09%) XML
9 1 (4.55%) Angular 2
9 1 (4.55%) Lambda Expressions
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Greenfield Project
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) Mobile App
2 1 (4.55%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) MVC
2 7 (31.82%) Test Automation
3 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
3 2 (9.09%) TDD
3 2 (9.09%) Web Development
4 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.55%) API Development
4 1 (4.55%) BDD
4 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 1 (4.55%) Document Management
4 1 (4.55%) Identity Management
4 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
4 1 (4.55%) Microservices
4 1 (4.55%) Prototyping
4 1 (4.55%) Scrum
4 1 (4.55%) Software Optimisation
4 1 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 6 (27.27%) SQL
4 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.55%) TypeScript
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.55%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (27.27%) DevExpress
2 4 (18.18%) Microsoft
3 1 (4.55%) Capita
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore