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 3 July 2015 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 36 28 25
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing C# 110 137 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.48% 5.61% 6.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.74% 21.47% 21.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 70 67
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£375 £386 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.91% +10.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £311 £276 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.78 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.64% -
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
587 638 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 23.92% 26.15% 30.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 303 309
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 8 30
Average hourly rate £36.00 £30.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -13.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%

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 3 July 2015.

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 3 July 2015. 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 £375 - 37
Maidenhead -3 6 £363 +3.57% 7
Slough -1 2 £400 - 5
Windsor 0 1 £650 -
Newbury -1 1 - - 13
Bracknell -5 1 - - 1
Wokingham - 1 £325 - 6
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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#.

1 217 (73.06%) .NET
2 99 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 84 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
4 83 (27.95%) SQL Server
5 81 (27.27%) JavaScript
6 76 (25.59%) Microsoft
7 72 (24.24%) Windows
8 71 (23.91%) SQL
9 65 (21.89%) MVC
10 55 (18.52%) HTML
10 55 (18.52%) Security Cleared
11 51 (17.17%) Web Services
12 46 (15.49%) Scrum
13 41 (13.80%) CMS
13 41 (13.80%) jQuery
14 40 (13.47%) CSS
15 39 (13.13%) .NET Framework
15 39 (13.13%) Selenium
16 37 (12.46%) WCF
17 34 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
18 33 (11.11%) Java
19 32 (10.77%) WPF
20 30 (10.10%) TDD
20 30 (10.10%) AngularJS
21 28 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
22 27 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
22 27 (9.09%) T-SQL
23 26 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
23 26 (8.75%) Microsoft App-V
23 26 (8.75%) SCCM

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 41 (13.80%) CMS
2 26 (8.75%) BizTalk Server
3 18 (6.06%) Sitecore CMS
4 16 (5.39%) SharePoint
5 13 (4.38%) Umbraco
6 10 (3.37%) IIS
7 6 (2.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (2.02%) Node.js
8 4 (1.35%) Lync
8 4 (1.35%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.34%) Kentico
11 1 (0.34%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.34%) Drupal
11 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.34%) SAS
Applications
1 19 (6.40%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) SPSS
2 1 (0.34%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 21 (7.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.36%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.67%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.35%) Office 365
3 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.67%) SaaS
4 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.67%) Yammer
5 1 (0.34%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.02%) SSL
1 6 (2.02%) HTTP
2 5 (1.68%) Intranet
2 5 (1.68%) Internet
3 3 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.34%) VPN
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.34%) FTP
4 1 (0.34%) 802.15
4 1 (0.34%) Firewall
4 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.34%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (27.95%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (4.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.03%) MySQL
5 7 (2.36%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.36%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.35%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Power View
11 1 (0.34%) SSDT
11 1 (0.34%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.34%) Apache Hive
11 1 (0.34%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 39 (13.13%) Selenium
2 27 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (8.08%) WebDriver
3 24 (8.08%) Visual Studio
4 11 (3.70%) NUnit
5 10 (3.37%) MSTest
5 10 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.37%) MSBuild
5 10 (3.37%) Jenkins
6 8 (2.69%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.36%) SoapUI
8 4 (1.35%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.35%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.01%) Subversion
9 3 (1.01%) JIRA
9 3 (1.01%) HP UFT
10 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.67%) InstallShield
10 2 (0.67%) NetAdvantage
10 2 (0.67%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (2.69%) Finance
1 8 (2.69%) Retail
2 6 (2.02%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.35%) Electronics
4 3 (1.01%) Marketing
4 3 (1.01%) Legal
4 3 (1.01%) Advertising
5 2 (0.67%) Military
5 2 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 181 (60.94%) Developer
2 53 (17.85%) C# Developer
3 52 (17.51%) .NET Developer
4 26 (8.75%) Applications Packager
5 23 (7.74%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (7.41%) Tester
7 19 (6.40%) Web Developer
8 18 (6.06%) Analyst
9 14 (4.71%) Architect
9 14 (4.71%) Sitecore Developer
10 13 (4.38%) Test Analyst
11 12 (4.04%) Software Developer
12 11 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
12 11 (3.70%) CRM Developer
13 10 (3.37%) Umbraco Developer
13 10 (3.37%) Test Engineer
14 9 (3.03%) BizTalk Developer
15 8 (2.69%) Microsoft Developer
15 8 (2.69%) Programmer
15 8 (2.69%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 217 (73.06%) .NET
2 99 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 55 (18.52%) HTML
4 51 (17.17%) Web Services
5 41 (13.80%) jQuery
6 40 (13.47%) CSS
7 39 (13.13%) .NET Framework
8 37 (12.46%) WCF
9 34 (11.45%) ASP.NET MVC
10 32 (10.77%) WPF
11 30 (10.10%) AngularJS
12 28 (9.43%) ASP.NET Web API
13 25 (8.42%) XML
14 21 (7.07%) Entity Framework
15 19 (6.40%) RESTful
16 15 (5.05%) KnockoutJS
17 14 (4.71%) Ajax
18 12 (4.04%) HTML5
19 11 (3.70%) SOAP
20 10 (3.37%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.04%) Client/Server
2 8 (2.69%) Mobile Computing
3 6 (2.02%) Device Driver
3 6 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (1.68%) User Experience
5 3 (1.01%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.34%) EPoS
7 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.34%) AS400
7 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.34%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.34%) Statistics
7 1 (0.34%) Life Science
7 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.34%) iPhone
7 1 (0.34%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 72 (24.24%) Windows
2 26 (8.75%) Windows 7
3 9 (3.03%) Android
4 7 (2.36%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.68%) Windows Phone
6 4 (1.35%) Linux
7 3 (1.01%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.34%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.28%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (21.89%) MVC
3 46 (15.49%) Scrum
4 30 (10.10%) TDD
5 23 (7.74%) CRM
6 21 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
7 20 (6.73%) BDD
8 19 (6.40%) Test Automation
9 17 (5.72%) OO
10 16 (5.39%) Unit Testing
11 15 (5.05%) System Testing
12 14 (4.71%) ITIL
12 14 (4.71%) Regression Testing
13 12 (4.04%) Test Scripting
13 12 (4.04%) Enterprise Architecture
14 11 (3.70%) Data Protection
14 11 (3.70%) Stakeholder Management
14 11 (3.70%) TOGAF
14 11 (3.70%) Automated Testing
14 11 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 81 (27.27%) JavaScript
2 71 (23.91%) SQL
3 33 (11.11%) Java
4 27 (9.09%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.40%) C++
6 14 (4.71%) VB.NET
7 13 (4.38%) VB
8 8 (2.69%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.69%) C
9 6 (2.02%) PHP
9 6 (2.02%) Ruby
10 4 (1.35%) Assembly Language
11 3 (1.01%) XAML
11 3 (1.01%) Python
12 2 (0.67%) VBScript
12 2 (0.67%) Perl
13 1 (0.34%) C++/CLI
13 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.34%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 55 (18.52%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.74%) DV Cleared
3 22 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.01%) Degree
5 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.67%) MCTS
5 2 (0.67%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.71%) QA
2 4 (1.35%) IEC 61508
2 4 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 26 (8.75%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (8.75%) SCCM
2 3 (1.01%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.01%) Puppet
2 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.34%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 76 (25.59%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.74%) Sitecore
3 18 (6.06%) Oracle
4 11 (3.70%) Telerik
5 9 (3.03%) Capita
6 4 (1.35%) VMware
7 3 (1.01%) HP
8 2 (0.67%) IBM
8 2 (0.67%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.34%) SAP
9 1 (0.34%) Adobe
9 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.34%) hybris
9 1 (0.34%) Tableau
9 1 (0.34%) Demandware
9 1 (0.34%) Facebook
9 1 (0.34%) Talend
9 1 (0.34%) Assembla
9 1 (0.34%) Xamarin
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £280 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
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Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
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Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
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iKonnect
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
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Venturi
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
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