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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C#
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 27 26 11
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15  
Contract jobs citing C# 32 60 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 4.86% 5.95% 10.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.58% 20.62% 30.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 33 70
Median daily rate £400 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £350 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £453
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £55.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

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 193 291 323
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 29.29% 28.87% 32.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 191 215
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 £300 £332 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 3
Median hourly rate £14.00 £9.00 £55.65
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.55% -83.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.64 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +4.10% +11.11%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing C# in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# in Reading

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 59 (68.60%) .NET
2 40 (46.51%) SQL Server
3 32 (37.21%) SQL
4 31 (36.05%) MVC
5 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
6 24 (27.91%) ASP.NET
6 24 (27.91%) AngularJS
7 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
7 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
8 21 (24.42%) Data Protection
9 15 (17.44%) Dynamics CRM
9 15 (17.44%) CRM
9 15 (17.44%) CSS
10 14 (16.28%) Scrum
10 14 (16.28%) TDD
11 13 (15.12%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (13.95%) Finance
12 12 (13.95%) HTML
12 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
13 11 (12.79%) WCF
13 11 (12.79%) Entity Framework
13 11 (12.79%) CSS3
14 10 (11.63%) Apex Code
14 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (11.63%) Oracle
14 10 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
15 9 (10.47%) Dynamics AX
16 8 (9.30%) Web Development
16 8 (9.30%) BDD
16 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API

C#
Top Related 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 13 (15.12%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.33%) CMS
3 2 (2.33%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.49%) Photoshop
3 2 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 15 (17.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (10.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.33%) Office 365
3 1 (1.16%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.49%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.16%) OLTP
5 1 (1.16%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.16%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (3.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.49%) Bitbucket
3 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) JIRA
3 3 (3.49%) MSTest
4 2 (2.33%) Bower
4 2 (2.33%) Grunt
4 2 (2.33%) Selenium
4 2 (2.33%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
4 2 (2.33%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.16%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.16%) JMeter
5 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
General
1 12 (13.95%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Electronics
3 1 (1.16%) Advertising
3 1 (1.16%) Banking
3 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.16%) Retail
Job Titles
1 74 (86.05%) Developer
2 45 (52.33%) C# Developer
3 33 (38.37%) .NET Developer
4 22 (25.58%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (16.28%) SQL Developer
6 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET Developer
7 11 (12.79%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (11.63%) Salesforce Developer
9 7 (8.14%) BizTalk Developer
9 7 (8.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (5.81%) C# WPF Developer
11 5 (5.81%) CRM Developer
11 5 (5.81%) WPF Developer
12 4 (4.65%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 4 (4.65%) SQL Server Developer
13 3 (3.49%) Analyst
13 3 (3.49%) JavaScript Engineer
13 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Developer
14 2 (2.33%) Azure Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (68.60%) .NET
2 24 (27.91%) AngularJS
2 24 (27.91%) ASP.NET
3 15 (17.44%) CSS
4 12 (13.95%) HTML
5 11 (12.79%) CSS3
5 11 (12.79%) Entity Framework
5 11 (12.79%) WCF
6 8 (9.30%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (8.14%) .NET Framework
7 7 (8.14%) HTML5
7 7 (8.14%) XML
8 6 (6.98%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (5.81%) jQuery
9 5 (5.81%) Web Services
9 5 (5.81%) WPF
10 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 4 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
10 4 (4.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 4 (4.65%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
1 1 (1.16%) Driving Licence
1 1 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.16%) iPad
1 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.81%) Windows
2 1 (1.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.05%) MVC
2 28 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (24.42%) Data Protection
4 15 (17.44%) CRM
5 14 (16.28%) Scrum
5 14 (16.28%) TDD
6 8 (9.30%) BDD
6 8 (9.30%) Web Development
7 6 (6.98%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.81%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.81%) SOLID
9 4 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.65%) System Testing
9 4 (4.65%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.49%) Mathematics
10 3 (3.49%) Project Management
10 3 (3.49%) SOA
10 3 (3.49%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.33%) Line Management
11 2 (2.33%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 32 (37.21%) SQL
2 23 (26.74%) JavaScript
3 10 (11.63%) Apex Code
4 7 (8.14%) C
5 6 (6.98%) C++
6 3 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.33%) Java
7 2 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.16%) Assembly Language
8 1 (1.16%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (13.95%) Security Cleared
2 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.65%) Degree
4 2 (2.33%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.16%) IFRS
2 1 (1.16%) IFRS 9
Systems Management
1 3 (3.49%) WMI
2 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (26.74%) Microsoft
2 10 (11.63%) Oracle
2 10 (11.63%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.65%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.49%) HP
5 2 (2.33%) Serena
6 1 (1.16%) Sony
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