The first table below looks at the demand 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 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 31 26 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +13
Contract jobs citing C# 130 147 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.32% 6.04% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.77% 19.50% 15.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 67 61
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £220 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.57 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% -2.77%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
626 754 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.63% 30.98% 24.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 335 378
Average daily rate £375 £363 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £436
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 22 28
Average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.45% -21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £13.90 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £43.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
C#
South East

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 22 July 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 22 July 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 0 63 £350 -9.67% 36
Maidenhead +2 10 £400 +23.07% 7
Slough -3 7 £363 +40.77% 9
Bracknell +8 4 £350 -26.31% 5
Windsor - 2 - - 3
Newbury -2 1 £300 +33.33% 10
Wokingham - 1 - - 8
Hungerford - - - - 1
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 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#.

1 220 (82.09%) .NET
2 137 (51.12%) SQL Server
3 125 (46.64%) ASP.NET
4 106 (39.55%) SQL
5 88 (32.84%) Microsoft
6 83 (30.97%) MVC
7 70 (26.12%) JavaScript
8 65 (24.25%) Windows
9 62 (23.13%) SQL Server 2008
10 61 (22.76%) HTML
11 55 (20.52%) XML
12 53 (19.78%) Visual Studio
13 50 (18.66%) T-SQL
14 49 (18.28%) CSS
15 47 (17.54%) WCF
16 46 (17.16%) jQuery
17 43 (16.04%) .NET Framework
18 42 (15.67%) SharePoint
18 42 (15.67%) SQL Server 2012
19 40 (14.93%) SQL Server 2005
20 39 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
21 38 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
22 37 (13.81%) MS Excel
23 35 (13.06%) Web Development
24 32 (11.94%) Web Services
24 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
24 32 (11.94%) Security Cleared
25 31 (11.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
26 30 (11.19%) MS Office
27 29 (10.82%) Scrum

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 42 (15.67%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.70%) SharePoint Server
3 21 (7.84%) BizTalk Server
4 17 (6.34%) IIS
5 15 (5.60%) CMS
6 9 (3.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.49%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (1.12%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.37%) Node.js
10 1 (0.37%) Confluence
10 1 (0.37%) DNN
10 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 37 (13.81%) MS Excel
2 30 (11.19%) MS Office
3 3 (1.12%) InfoPath
3 3 (1.12%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Simulink
4 1 (0.37%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 20 (7.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.49%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.12%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.37%) Tridion
4 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 22 (8.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.60%) LDAP
2 11 (4.10%) DNS
3 5 (1.87%) ISDN
3 5 (1.87%) VoIP
3 5 (1.87%) DHCP
3 5 (1.87%) RTP
4 1 (0.37%) Wireless
4 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.37%) 4G
4 1 (0.37%) HTTP
4 1 (0.37%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.37%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.37%) Intranet
4 1 (0.37%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (51.12%) SQL Server
2 62 (23.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (15.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 40 (14.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 26 (9.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 24 (8.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (6.72%) OLAP
8 16 (5.97%) DTS
9 12 (4.48%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.48%) IDOL
10 8 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.61%) MySQL
12 5 (1.87%) QlikView
13 4 (1.49%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.12%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.12%) Star Schema
14 3 (1.12%) DB2
14 3 (1.12%) Big Data
14 3 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 53 (19.78%) Visual Studio
2 25 (9.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (5.22%) Selenium
4 9 (3.36%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.99%) JIRA
6 7 (2.61%) Subversion
7 6 (2.24%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.87%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.87%) Ranorex
8 5 (1.87%) NUnit
9 4 (1.49%) Git (software)
10 3 (1.12%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.12%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (1.12%) WinRunner
10 3 (1.12%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.12%) JUnit
10 3 (1.12%) TestNG
11 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
11 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 16 (5.97%) Finance
2 10 (3.73%) Marketing
3 7 (2.61%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.61%) Games
4 4 (1.49%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.12%) Advertising
5 3 (1.12%) Retail
6 2 (0.75%) Publishing
6 2 (0.75%) Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Legal
7 1 (0.37%) Front Office
7 1 (0.37%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 188 (70.15%) Developer
2 65 (24.25%) .NET Developer
3 39 (14.55%) C# Developer
4 33 (12.31%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (10.07%) SharePoint Developer
6 24 (8.96%) Software Developer
7 19 (7.09%) Web Developer
8 17 (6.34%) Consultant
8 17 (6.34%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.22%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 14 (5.22%) Analyst
10 12 (4.48%) CRM Consultant
11 11 (4.10%) Technical Leader
11 11 (4.10%) Microsoft Consultant
11 11 (4.10%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 11 (4.10%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
12 8 (2.99%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (2.61%) Architect
14 6 (2.24%) Support Engineer
14 6 (2.24%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (82.09%) .NET
2 125 (46.64%) ASP.NET
3 61 (22.76%) HTML
4 55 (20.52%) XML
5 49 (18.28%) CSS
6 47 (17.54%) WCF
7 46 (17.16%) jQuery
8 43 (16.04%) .NET Framework
9 38 (14.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (11.94%) Web Services
11 31 (11.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 21 (7.84%) HTML5
13 20 (7.46%) Ajax
14 19 (7.09%) WPF
15 18 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 18 (6.72%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 16 (5.97%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 12 (4.48%) XSLT
18 11 (4.10%) CSS3
19 10 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.73%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.61%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.49%) Open Source
4 3 (1.12%) Statistics
4 3 (1.12%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.12%) Wiki
4 3 (1.12%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.12%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.12%) Replication
4 3 (1.12%) Social Media
5 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.75%) Clustering
5 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.37%) Physics
6 1 (0.37%) Data Extraction
6 1 (0.37%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.37%) DTV
6 1 (0.37%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.37%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 65 (24.25%) Windows
2 32 (11.94%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (4.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.61%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.87%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.49%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.12%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.12%) Android
7 3 (1.12%) Linux
8 2 (0.75%) UNIX
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (30.97%) MVC
2 39 (14.55%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (13.06%) Web Development
4 29 (10.82%) Scrum
5 24 (8.96%) CRM
6 22 (8.21%) Workflow
6 22 (8.21%) TDD
7 18 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (6.72%) Unit Testing
8 14 (5.22%) OO
9 12 (4.48%) Test Scripting
9 12 (4.48%) BDD
10 11 (4.10%) Test Automation
10 11 (4.10%) Document Management
11 10 (3.73%) Analytics
12 9 (3.36%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.36%) SOA
12 9 (3.36%) Project Management
12 9 (3.36%) Validation
13 8 (2.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 106 (39.55%) SQL
2 70 (26.12%) JavaScript
3 50 (18.66%) T-SQL
4 27 (10.07%) C++
5 24 (8.96%) Java
6 17 (6.34%) C
7 14 (5.22%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.73%) VB
9 9 (3.36%) Perl
10 8 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.49%) R
11 4 (1.49%) XAML
11 4 (1.49%) Ruby
11 4 (1.49%) Python
12 3 (1.12%) VBA
12 3 (1.12%) VBScript
13 2 (0.75%) PHP
13 2 (0.75%) VB6
13 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 32 (11.94%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.70%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (3.73%) Degree
5 9 (3.36%) MCTS
5 9 (3.36%) ISTQB
5 9 (3.36%) MCSE
6 6 (2.24%) ISEB
7 5 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.87%) CCNA
7 5 (1.87%) CCVP
8 4 (1.49%) DV Cleared
8 4 (1.49%) MCSD
9 3 (1.12%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.37%) PhD
10 1 (0.37%) CNE
10 1 (0.37%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.10%) SLA
2 8 (2.99%) QA
3 3 (1.12%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.97%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.75%) vSphere
3 1 (0.37%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.12%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 88 (32.84%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.34%) Oracle
3 12 (4.48%) Meridio
4 10 (3.73%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.24%) VMware
6 5 (1.87%) Cisco
7 4 (1.49%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.49%) Open Text
8 3 (1.12%) HP
8 3 (1.12%) IBM
8 3 (1.12%) SAP
8 3 (1.12%) Omniture
9 2 (0.75%) Google
9 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.37%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.37%) SolidWorks
10 1 (0.37%) CA
10 1 (0.37%) Informatica
10 1 (0.37%) Lotus
10 1 (0.37%) Borland
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