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 17 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 30 25 25
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs citing C# 133 167 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.52% 6.51% 5.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.94% 19.67% 20.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 78 72
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £264 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £13.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
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
635 849 811
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.37% 33.09% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 329 416 328
Average daily rate £375 £350 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 31
Average hourly rate £23.50 £36.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.72% +10.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.80 £37.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%

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 17 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 17 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 -5 60 £375 -1.31% 27
Slough +2 13 £375 -7.69% 7
Maidenhead -5 9 £325 +8.33% 3
Bracknell -2 5 £350 -22.22% 3
Newbury 0 2 £413 - 8
Windsor -1 2 £350 - 1
Wokingham - 1 - - 4
Hungerford - 1 - - 1
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 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#.

1 226 (84.64%) .NET
2 128 (47.94%) SQL Server
3 126 (47.19%) ASP.NET
4 101 (37.83%) MVC
5 91 (34.08%) SQL
6 83 (31.09%) Microsoft
7 81 (30.34%) JavaScript
8 69 (25.84%) HTML
8 69 (25.84%) Windows
9 68 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (20.22%) CSS
11 53 (19.85%) WCF
12 52 (19.48%) XML
13 51 (19.10%) .NET Framework
14 46 (17.23%) SQL Server 2008
14 46 (17.23%) Visual Studio
15 43 (16.10%) jQuery
16 42 (15.73%) Security Cleared
17 41 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
18 38 (14.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 38 (14.23%) T-SQL
18 38 (14.23%) SharePoint
19 37 (13.86%) Web Development
20 35 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
20 35 (13.11%) SC Cleared
21 34 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
22 32 (11.99%) MS Excel
23 31 (11.61%) Web Services
24 30 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
25 29 (10.86%) SharePoint Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 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 38 (14.23%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.86%) SharePoint Server
3 20 (7.49%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (6.74%) IIS
5 13 (4.87%) CMS
6 10 (3.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.50%) TIBCO EMS
7 4 (1.50%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.37%) DNN
9 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (11.99%) MS Excel
2 27 (10.11%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) Simulink
4 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (7.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.12%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.75%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.37%) Tridion
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 41 (15.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.00%) PaaS
3 3 (1.12%) Office 365
4 2 (0.75%) SaaS
4 2 (0.75%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.62%) LDAP
2 12 (4.49%) DNS
3 5 (1.87%) ISDN
3 5 (1.87%) VoIP
3 5 (1.87%) DHCP
3 5 (1.87%) RTP
4 2 (0.75%) Internet
4 2 (0.75%) GPRS
4 2 (0.75%) HTTP
5 1 (0.37%) 4G
5 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.37%) Broadband
5 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.37%) SSL
5 1 (0.37%) Intranet
5 1 (0.37%) Wireless
5 1 (0.37%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (47.94%) SQL Server
2 46 (17.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (12.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (9.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (8.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 21 (7.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 16 (5.99%) OLAP
7 16 (5.99%) DTS
8 11 (4.12%) IDOL
9 8 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (2.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (2.25%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.87%) MySQL
13 4 (1.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.12%) QlikView
14 3 (1.12%) Star Schema
14 3 (1.12%) DB2
15 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
15 2 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 46 (17.23%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.75%) Selenium
4 8 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 7 (2.62%) MSTest
5 7 (2.62%) Subversion
6 6 (2.25%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.87%) SoapUI
7 5 (1.87%) NUnit
8 4 (1.50%) JIRA
9 3 (1.12%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.12%) Ranorex
9 3 (1.12%) WebDriver
9 3 (1.12%) TestNG
9 3 (1.12%) JUnit
10 2 (0.75%) WinRunner
10 2 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.37%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (3.75%) Finance
1 10 (3.75%) Marketing
2 9 (3.37%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.12%) Advertising
4 2 (0.75%) Retail
4 2 (0.75%) Publishing
4 2 (0.75%) Games
5 1 (0.37%) Electronics
5 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (74.53%) Developer
2 61 (22.85%) .NET Developer
3 43 (16.10%) C# Developer
4 25 (9.36%) ASP.NET Developer
4 25 (9.36%) SharePoint Developer
5 22 (8.24%) Web Developer
6 21 (7.87%) Software Developer
7 16 (5.99%) C# .NET Developer
8 15 (5.62%) Consultant
9 11 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
9 11 (4.12%) Technical Leader
9 11 (4.12%) CRM Consultant
10 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Consultant
10 10 (3.75%) Microsoft Developer
10 10 (3.75%) Architect
10 10 (3.75%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
11 9 (3.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (2.62%) Sitecore Developer
12 7 (2.62%) BizTalk Developer
12 7 (2.62%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (84.64%) .NET
2 126 (47.19%) ASP.NET
3 69 (25.84%) HTML
4 54 (20.22%) CSS
5 53 (19.85%) WCF
6 52 (19.48%) XML
7 51 (19.10%) .NET Framework
8 43 (16.10%) jQuery
9 38 (14.23%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 35 (13.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (11.61%) Web Services
12 24 (8.99%) Ajax
12 24 (8.99%) HTML5
13 22 (8.24%) WPF
14 17 (6.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (5.99%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 14 (5.24%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 13 (4.87%) KnockoutJS
18 12 (4.49%) XSLT
18 12 (4.49%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.12%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (3.00%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.25%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.12%) Social Media
6 3 (1.12%) Open Source
6 3 (1.12%) Wiki
6 3 (1.12%) IPTV
7 2 (0.75%) Clustering
7 2 (0.75%) Replication
7 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.75%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.37%) New Media
8 1 (0.37%) User Experience
8 1 (0.37%) Statistics
8 1 (0.37%) Physics
8 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.37%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.84%) Windows
2 30 (11.24%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (3.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.87%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (1.50%) Linux
6 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.12%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (37.83%) MVC
2 68 (25.47%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (13.86%) Web Development
4 28 (10.49%) Scrum
5 23 (8.61%) OO
6 22 (8.24%) CRM
6 22 (8.24%) TDD
7 21 (7.87%) Workflow
8 18 (6.74%) Unit Testing
9 15 (5.62%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (5.62%) Project Management
10 14 (5.24%) Dependency Injection
11 12 (4.49%) SOA
11 12 (4.49%) BDD
12 10 (3.75%) Document Management
12 10 (3.75%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.37%) OOD
13 9 (3.37%) Validation
14 8 (3.00%) Analytics
15 7 (2.62%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 91 (34.08%) SQL
2 81 (30.34%) JavaScript
3 38 (14.23%) T-SQL
4 28 (10.49%) C++
5 24 (8.99%) Java
6 17 (6.37%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.75%) C
8 9 (3.37%) Perl
8 9 (3.37%) VBScript
9 7 (2.62%) VB
10 6 (2.25%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.25%) Python
11 5 (1.87%) VC++
12 4 (1.50%) Ruby
12 4 (1.50%) PowerShell
12 4 (1.50%) R
13 3 (1.12%) PHP
13 3 (1.12%) XAML
14 2 (0.75%) VBA
14 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 42 (15.73%) Security Cleared
2 35 (13.11%) SC Cleared
3 18 (6.74%) Degree
4 16 (5.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (2.62%) MCSE
5 7 (2.62%) MCTS
6 5 (1.87%) ISTQB
6 5 (1.87%) CCNA
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.87%) CCVP
7 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (1.12%) ISEB
9 2 (0.75%) MCSD
10 1 (0.37%) CNE
10 1 (0.37%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.37%) MCP
10 1 (0.37%) PhD
10 1 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.87%) QA
2 11 (4.12%) SLA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (5.99%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.75%) vSphere
4 1 (0.37%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.75%) Puppet
3 1 (0.37%) Salt
3 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 83 (31.09%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.37%) Oracle
3 12 (4.49%) Sitecore
4 11 (4.12%) Meridio
5 6 (2.25%) Cisco
6 5 (1.87%) VMware
7 4 (1.50%) Open Text
7 4 (1.50%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.12%) HP
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
8 3 (1.12%) Omniture
9 2 (0.75%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.37%) Appcelerator
10 1 (0.37%) Twitter
10 1 (0.37%) Pega
10 1 (0.37%) Adobe
10 1 (0.37%) EMC
10 1 (0.37%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.37%) Lotus
10 1 (0.37%) Borland
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