The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 32 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 130 166 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.31% 6.32% 5.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.61% 19.17% 20.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 79 80
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £266 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
C#
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
663 866 829
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.07% 32.95% 26.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 446 323
Average daily rate £375 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £274 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £461 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 15 28
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £16.30 £15.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £45.00 £37.85
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.47% -4.28%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing C# across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C# Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

C#
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

C# Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014.

C# Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

C#
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

C# Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

C#
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -1 54 £375 - 33
Slough -2 14 £363 -12.12% 7
Maidenhead -8 8 £325 +8.33% 3
Bracknell +1 5 £350 -22.22% 3
Windsor -1 2 £350 - 6
Newbury -2 2 £413 - 12
Hungerford - 2 £320 - 3
Wokingham - 1 - - 4
Ascot - 1 £325 -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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#.

1 225 (83.96%) .NET
2 125 (46.64%) SQL Server
2 125 (46.64%) ASP.NET
3 102 (38.06%) MVC
4 89 (33.21%) SQL
4 89 (33.21%) JavaScript
5 76 (28.36%) Microsoft
6 74 (27.61%) HTML
6 74 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (23.13%) Windows
8 58 (21.64%) CSS
9 54 (20.15%) WCF
10 51 (19.03%) .NET Framework
10 51 (19.03%) XML
11 42 (15.67%) jQuery
11 42 (15.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 42 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
12 41 (15.30%) Security Cleared
12 41 (15.30%) Visual Studio
13 39 (14.55%) SharePoint
14 38 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
15 37 (13.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 35 (13.06%) Web Development
17 34 (12.69%) SC Cleared
18 32 (11.94%) T-SQL
18 32 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
19 30 (11.19%) MS Excel
19 30 (11.19%) Web Services
20 29 (10.82%) Windows Server 2003
21 27 (10.07%) C++

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire 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 39 (14.55%) SharePoint
2 27 (10.07%) SharePoint Server
3 20 (7.46%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (7.09%) IIS
5 12 (4.48%) CMS
6 10 (3.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (1.49%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
8 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.37%) Lync
9 1 (0.37%) Node.js
9 1 (0.37%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.37%) DNN
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
Applications
1 30 (11.19%) MS Excel
2 24 (8.96%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 20 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.12%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.75%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) assyst
5 1 (0.37%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) Tridion
5 1 (0.37%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 42 (15.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (3.73%) PaaS
3 3 (1.12%) Office 365
3 3 (1.12%) SaaS
4 2 (0.75%) GitHub
4 2 (0.75%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.85%) LDAP
2 11 (4.10%) DNS
3 4 (1.49%) ISDN
3 4 (1.49%) VoIP
3 4 (1.49%) DHCP
3 4 (1.49%) RTP
4 2 (0.75%) Firewall
4 2 (0.75%) WiMAX
4 2 (0.75%) Internet
4 2 (0.75%) 3G
4 2 (0.75%) LTE
4 2 (0.75%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.75%) GPRS
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.37%) SNMP
5 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.37%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.37%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (46.64%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (11.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 24 (8.96%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (7.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 13 (4.85%) OLAP
7 13 (4.85%) DTS
8 11 (4.10%) IDOL
9 8 (2.99%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.61%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.87%) MySQL
12 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
12 4 (1.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 3 (1.12%) Star Schema
13 3 (1.12%) QlikView
13 3 (1.12%) DB2
14 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 41 (15.30%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.73%) Selenium
4 8 (2.99%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.61%) MSTest
5 7 (2.61%) Subversion
6 5 (1.87%) Git (software)
7 4 (1.49%) JIRA
7 4 (1.49%) NUnit
8 3 (1.12%) JUnit
8 3 (1.12%) TestNG
8 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.12%) Ranorex
8 3 (1.12%) TestLink
8 3 (1.12%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.75%) MSBuild
9 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.75%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 11 (4.10%) Telecoms
1 11 (4.10%) Finance
2 10 (3.73%) Marketing
3 4 (1.49%) Advertising
4 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.75%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.37%) Publishing
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 201 (75.00%) Developer
2 62 (23.13%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.93%) C# Developer
4 24 (8.96%) ASP.NET Developer
5 23 (8.58%) SharePoint Developer
6 21 (7.84%) Software Developer
6 21 (7.84%) Web Developer
7 15 (5.60%) Consultant
8 14 (5.22%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 11 (4.10%) Architect
9 11 (4.10%) CRM Consultant
9 11 (4.10%) Technical Leader
10 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Consultant
10 10 (3.73%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (3.73%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
11 8 (2.99%) Applications Developer
12 7 (2.61%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (2.61%) Sitecore Developer
12 7 (2.61%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (83.96%) .NET
2 125 (46.64%) ASP.NET
3 74 (27.61%) HTML
4 58 (21.64%) CSS
5 54 (20.15%) WCF
6 51 (19.03%) .NET Framework
6 51 (19.03%) XML
7 42 (15.67%) jQuery
8 38 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
9 37 (13.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 30 (11.19%) Web Services
11 24 (8.96%) Ajax
11 24 (8.96%) HTML5
12 22 (8.21%) WPF
13 19 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (5.60%) KnockoutJS
15 14 (5.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 13 (4.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 13 (4.85%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 12 (4.48%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.72%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.85%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.85%) Inversion of Control
3 9 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 8 (2.99%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.12%) Wiki
5 3 (1.12%) Open Source
5 3 (1.12%) IPTV
5 3 (1.12%) Social Media
6 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
6 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
6 2 (0.75%) Replication
6 2 (0.75%) Clustering
6 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.75%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.75%) User Experience
7 1 (0.37%) iPhone
7 1 (0.37%) PKI
7 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 62 (23.13%) Windows
2 29 (10.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (3.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.24%) Linux
5 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.49%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.37%) Android
9 1 (0.37%) VMS
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (38.06%) MVC
2 74 (27.61%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (13.06%) Web Development
4 27 (10.07%) Scrum
5 26 (9.70%) OO
6 22 (8.21%) CRM
6 22 (8.21%) TDD
6 22 (8.21%) Workflow
7 17 (6.34%) Unit Testing
8 16 (5.97%) Business Intelligence
8 16 (5.97%) Project Management
9 13 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
10 12 (4.48%) SOA
11 11 (4.10%) Software Engineering
11 11 (4.10%) BDD
12 10 (3.73%) Document Management
13 8 (2.99%) ETL
13 8 (2.99%) OOD
13 8 (2.99%) Validation
13 8 (2.99%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 89 (33.21%) JavaScript
1 89 (33.21%) SQL
2 32 (11.94%) T-SQL
3 27 (10.07%) C++
4 26 (9.70%) Java
5 18 (6.72%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.73%) VBScript
7 9 (3.36%) Perl
7 9 (3.36%) C
8 7 (2.61%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.61%) Python
9 6 (2.24%) VB
10 5 (1.87%) VC++
11 4 (1.49%) Ruby
11 4 (1.49%) R
12 3 (1.12%) XAML
12 3 (1.12%) PHP
12 3 (1.12%) VBA
13 2 (0.75%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 41 (15.30%) Security Cleared
2 34 (12.69%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.34%) Degree
4 15 (5.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.24%) MCSE
5 6 (2.24%) MCTS
6 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.49%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (1.49%) DV Cleared
7 4 (1.49%) CCVP
7 4 (1.49%) CCNA
8 3 (1.12%) ISEB
8 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.75%) MCSD
10 1 (0.37%) MCP
10 1 (0.37%) PhD
10 1 (0.37%) HP APS
10 1 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.22%) QA
2 10 (3.73%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.12%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) vCloud
4 1 (0.37%) Docker
4 1 (0.37%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) WSUS
3 1 (0.37%) Netcool
3 1 (0.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 76 (28.36%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.72%) Oracle
3 12 (4.48%) Sitecore
4 11 (4.10%) Meridio
5 6 (2.24%) VMware
5 6 (2.24%) Cisco
6 4 (1.49%) HP
6 4 (1.49%) Open Text
6 4 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.12%) IBM
7 3 (1.12%) Omniture
8 2 (0.75%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.75%) EMC
8 2 (0.75%) BMC
8 2 (0.75%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.37%) Adobe
9 1 (0.37%) webMethods
9 1 (0.37%) Symantec
9 1 (0.37%) Remedy
9 1 (0.37%) Autodesk
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