The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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#
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 10 19
Rank change year-on-year -8 +9  
Contract jobs citing C# 41 87 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.04% 9.92% 7.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.63% 32.95% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 57 55
Median daily rate £380 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £463 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +511.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.63 £37.50 £39.28
% change year-on-year +8.33% -4.51%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 160 264 232
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 27.49% 30.10% 27.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 160 155
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 4
Median hourly rate £36.08 £9.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +300.88% -77.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.24 £9.00 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £28.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +1.35%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Reading

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Reading

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Reading

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for C#.

1 55 (75.34%) .NET
2 37 (50.68%) SQL Server
3 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
4 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (34.25%) SQL
5 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET
6 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
7 21 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
8 20 (27.40%) MVC
9 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
10 13 (17.81%) Scrum
10 13 (17.81%) C++
10 13 (17.81%) Java
11 12 (16.44%) C
11 12 (16.44%) Web Services
11 12 (16.44%) TDD
11 12 (16.44%) PowerShell
11 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
12 11 (15.07%) RESTful
12 11 (15.07%) Degree
12 11 (15.07%) Finance
12 11 (15.07%) Windows
12 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
12 11 (15.07%) CRM
12 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
12 11 (15.07%) HTML
13 10 (13.70%) Dynamics CRM
13 10 (13.70%) WCF
13 10 (13.70%) BDD

C#
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 11 (15.07%) SharePoint
2 8 (10.96%) IIS
3 4 (5.48%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (2.74%) CMS
4 2 (2.74%) MS Exchange
4 2 (2.74%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.37%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.37%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (13.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.37%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (20.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.74%) Office 365
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
3 1 (1.37%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.48%) Internet
2 2 (2.74%) HTTP
2 2 (2.74%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (50.68%) SQL Server
2 8 (10.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.37%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.37%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.37%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.37%) OLAP
5 1 (1.37%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.37%) OLTP
5 1 (1.37%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.37%) Power BI
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (15.07%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.59%) Ant
3 7 (9.59%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.59%) Maven
3 7 (9.59%) MSBuild
4 6 (8.22%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 4 (5.48%) JMeter
5 4 (5.48%) LoadRunner
5 4 (5.48%) SpecFlow
6 3 (4.11%) Selenium
6 3 (4.11%) SoapUI
7 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.74%) Fiddler
7 2 (2.74%) JIRA
7 2 (2.74%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.37%) Bitbucket
8 1 (1.37%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.37%) Vagrant
General
1 11 (15.07%) Finance
2 3 (4.11%) Advertising
3 2 (2.74%) Electronics
4 1 (1.37%) Banking
4 1 (1.37%) Games
4 1 (1.37%) Publishing
4 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 47 (64.38%) Developer
2 29 (39.73%) .NET Developer
3 25 (34.25%) C# Developer
4 17 (23.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (15.07%) SQL Developer
6 8 (10.96%) ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (9.59%) Azure Developer
7 7 (9.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (8.22%) DevOps Engineer
9 5 (6.85%) SQL Server Developer
9 5 (6.85%) Tester
10 4 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 4 (5.48%) Software Engineer
10 4 (5.48%) Test Engineer
11 3 (4.11%) Agile C# Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Agile Developer
11 3 (4.11%) C++ Developer
11 3 (4.11%) C++/C# Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (4.11%) Performance Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (75.34%) .NET
2 25 (34.25%) ASP.NET
3 12 (16.44%) AngularJS
3 12 (16.44%) Web Services
4 11 (15.07%) HTML
4 11 (15.07%) RESTful
5 10 (13.70%) WCF
6 9 (12.33%) CSS
7 8 (10.96%) .NET Framework
8 7 (9.59%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (9.59%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 7 (9.59%) Unity DI Container
8 7 (9.59%) Unreal Engine
8 7 (9.59%) XML
9 5 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.85%) CSS3
9 5 (6.85%) HTML5
9 5 (6.85%) REST
10 4 (5.48%) JSON
10 4 (5.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.85%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.11%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.74%) iPad
4 2 (2.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.37%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
5 1 (1.37%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (15.07%) Windows
2 8 (10.96%) Linux
3 7 (9.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.85%) Debian
4 5 (6.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.74%) CentOS
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.40%) MVC
3 13 (17.81%) Scrum
3 13 (17.81%) Test Automation
4 12 (16.44%) TDD
5 11 (15.07%) CRM
6 10 (13.70%) BDD
7 9 (12.33%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (12.33%) Functional Testing
8 8 (10.96%) DevOps
9 6 (8.22%) SDLC
9 6 (8.22%) Web Development
10 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
11 4 (5.48%) Data Protection
11 4 (5.48%) Line Management
11 4 (5.48%) Quality Management
11 4 (5.48%) Software Engineering
11 4 (5.48%) Validation
12 3 (4.11%) Defect Management
12 3 (4.11%) SDET
Programming Languages
1 25 (34.25%) SQL
2 22 (30.14%) JavaScript
3 13 (17.81%) C++
3 13 (17.81%) Java
4 12 (16.44%) C
4 12 (16.44%) PowerShell
5 5 (6.85%) Bash Shell
5 5 (6.85%) Python
6 3 (4.11%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.37%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.37%) VB
8 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (15.07%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.85%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (5.48%) HNC
5 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.37%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) IFRS
1 1 (1.37%) IFRS 9
1 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.37%) Hyper-V
1 1 (1.37%) VirtualBox
1 1 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (1.37%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (6.85%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (4.11%) Puppet
3 1 (1.37%) Kibana
3 1 (1.37%) logstash
3 1 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.37%) Packer
3 1 (1.37%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (41.10%) Microsoft
2 9 (12.33%) HP
3 6 (8.22%) Serena
4 4 (5.48%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.37%) Apigee
5 1 (1.37%) Epicor
5 1 (1.37%) RedGate
5 1 (1.37%) Sage
5 1 (1.37%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.37%) Sony
5 1 (1.37%) VMware
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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