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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 28 25 35
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +10
Contract jobs citing C# 127 149 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.05% 6.20% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 20.55% 19.61% 16.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 66 63
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £224 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
- +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
618 760 789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.56% 31.61% 25.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 294 343 379
Average daily rate £375 £350 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 27
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 £12.77 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £36.00 £43.40
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 31 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 31 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 -4 57 £350 -9.67% 40
Maidenhead +3 11 £375 +15.38% 4
Slough -6 6 £363 +25.00% 6
Bracknell +6 4 £350 -26.31% 3
Newbury -5 2 £300 +33.33% 11
Windsor - 2 - - 4
Wokingham - 1 - - 10
Hungerford - - - - 1
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 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#.

1 222 (83.46%) .NET
2 133 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 120 (45.11%) ASP.NET
4 101 (37.97%) SQL
5 85 (31.95%) Microsoft
6 84 (31.58%) MVC
7 72 (27.07%) JavaScript
8 67 (25.19%) HTML
8 67 (25.19%) Windows
9 60 (22.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 55 (20.68%) CSS
11 53 (19.92%) XML
12 51 (19.17%) Visual Studio
13 50 (18.80%) jQuery
14 49 (18.42%) T-SQL
15 48 (18.05%) WCF
16 45 (16.92%) .NET Framework
17 42 (15.79%) SharePoint
18 38 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
19 37 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
19 37 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
19 37 (13.91%) SQL Server 2012
20 35 (13.16%) Web Development
21 33 (12.41%) Security Cleared
21 33 (12.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 33 (12.41%) MS Excel
22 32 (12.03%) Web Services
22 32 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
23 29 (10.90%) Scrum
24 28 (10.53%) MS Office

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (15.79%) SharePoint
2 26 (9.77%) SharePoint Server
3 21 (7.89%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (6.77%) IIS
5 15 (5.64%) CMS
6 9 (3.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.88%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.50%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.50%) TIBCO EMS
9 1 (0.38%) DNN
9 1 (0.38%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.38%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (12.41%) MS Excel
2 28 (10.53%) MS Office
3 3 (1.13%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.75%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.38%) Simulink
5 1 (0.38%) PowerPivot
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 18 (6.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.50%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.13%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.38%) Tridion
4 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.75%) Office 365
3 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.64%) LDAP
2 11 (4.14%) DNS
3 5 (1.88%) ISDN
3 5 (1.88%) VoIP
3 5 (1.88%) DHCP
3 5 (1.88%) RTP
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
4 1 (0.38%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.38%) 4G
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) Intranet
4 1 (0.38%) Internet
4 1 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 60 (22.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
4 37 (13.91%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (9.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (8.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (6.77%) OLAP
8 16 (6.02%) DTS
9 12 (4.51%) Data Warehouse
9 12 (4.51%) IDOL
10 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 7 (2.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 7 (2.63%) MySQL
12 5 (1.88%) QlikView
13 4 (1.50%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.13%) RDBMS
14 3 (1.13%) Star Schema
14 3 (1.13%) DB2
14 3 (1.13%) Big Data
14 3 (1.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 51 (19.17%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.89%) Selenium
4 8 (3.01%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.26%) Subversion
5 6 (2.26%) JIRA
6 5 (1.88%) NUnit
6 5 (1.88%) Ranorex
6 5 (1.88%) WebDriver
6 5 (1.88%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.50%) Git (software)
8 3 (1.13%) JUnit
8 3 (1.13%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.13%) WinRunner
8 3 (1.13%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.13%) TestNG
9 2 (0.75%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.75%) Selenium IDE
9 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 15 (5.64%) Finance
2 10 (3.76%) Marketing
3 8 (3.01%) Telecoms
4 6 (2.26%) Games
5 4 (1.50%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.13%) Advertising
7 2 (0.75%) Publishing
7 2 (0.75%) Banking
7 2 (0.75%) Retail
8 1 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.38%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 187 (70.30%) Developer
2 61 (22.93%) .NET Developer
3 40 (15.04%) C# Developer
4 29 (10.90%) ASP.NET Developer
5 27 (10.15%) SharePoint Developer
6 24 (9.02%) Software Developer
7 20 (7.52%) Web Developer
8 17 (6.39%) C# .NET Developer
9 16 (6.02%) Consultant
10 14 (5.26%) Analyst
11 13 (4.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 11 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
12 11 (4.14%) Technical Leader
12 11 (4.14%) CRM Consultant
13 10 (3.76%) Microsoft Consultant
13 10 (3.76%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
14 8 (3.01%) Business Intelligence Developer
14 8 (3.01%) Architect
15 6 (2.26%) Solutions Architect
15 6 (2.26%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 222 (83.46%) .NET
2 120 (45.11%) ASP.NET
3 67 (25.19%) HTML
4 55 (20.68%) CSS
5 53 (19.92%) XML
6 50 (18.80%) jQuery
7 48 (18.05%) WCF
8 45 (16.92%) .NET Framework
9 37 (13.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (12.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 32 (12.03%) Web Services
12 22 (8.27%) HTML5
13 21 (7.89%) Ajax
14 20 (7.52%) WPF
15 17 (6.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 16 (6.02%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 16 (6.02%) Windows SharePoint Services
17 11 (4.14%) XSLT
18 10 (3.76%) ASP.NET Web API
18 10 (3.76%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.14%) Computer Science
2 8 (3.01%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.50%) Open Source
3 4 (1.50%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.13%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.13%) Replication
4 3 (1.13%) Statistics
4 3 (1.13%) Mathematics
4 3 (1.13%) Wiki
4 3 (1.13%) Social Media
5 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.75%) IPTV
5 2 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (0.75%) Clustering
5 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.38%) DTV
6 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.38%) PKI
6 1 (0.38%) Physics
6 1 (0.38%) Data Extraction
Operating Systems
1 67 (25.19%) Windows
2 32 (12.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (4.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (3.01%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.88%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (1.50%) Linux
6 4 (1.50%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.13%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.13%) Android
8 2 (0.75%) UNIX
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.58%) MVC
2 37 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (13.16%) Web Development
4 29 (10.90%) Scrum
5 23 (8.65%) Workflow
6 21 (7.89%) TDD
6 21 (7.89%) CRM
7 18 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (6.77%) Unit Testing
8 17 (6.39%) OO
9 11 (4.14%) Document Management
9 11 (4.14%) BDD
10 10 (3.76%) Analytics
10 10 (3.76%) Test Automation
11 9 (3.38%) Test Scripting
11 9 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (3.38%) SOA
11 9 (3.38%) Validation
12 8 (3.01%) Project Management
12 8 (3.01%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 101 (37.97%) SQL
2 72 (27.07%) JavaScript
3 49 (18.42%) T-SQL
4 27 (10.15%) C++
5 24 (9.02%) Java
6 16 (6.02%) C
7 14 (5.26%) VB.NET
8 10 (3.76%) VB
9 9 (3.38%) Perl
10 8 (3.01%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.50%) R
11 4 (1.50%) XAML
11 4 (1.50%) Ruby
11 4 (1.50%) Python
12 3 (1.13%) VBA
12 3 (1.13%) VBScript
13 2 (0.75%) PHP
13 2 (0.75%) VB6
13 2 (0.75%) Bourne shell
14 1 (0.38%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 33 (12.41%) Security Cleared
2 27 (10.15%) SC Cleared
3 17 (6.39%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.14%) Degree
5 9 (3.38%) MCTS
5 9 (3.38%) MCSE
6 8 (3.01%) ISTQB
7 5 (1.88%) CCNA
7 5 (1.88%) ISEB
7 5 (1.88%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.88%) CCVP
8 4 (1.50%) MCSD
8 4 (1.50%) DV Cleared
9 3 (1.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.38%) CNE
10 1 (0.38%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.38%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.14%) SLA
2 8 (3.01%) QA
3 3 (1.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (6.02%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.75%) vSphere
3 1 (0.38%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (1.13%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.75%) Puppet
2 2 (0.75%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.38%) Salt
Vendors
1 85 (31.95%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.39%) Oracle
3 12 (4.51%) Meridio
4 11 (4.14%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.26%) VMware
6 5 (1.88%) Cisco
7 4 (1.50%) TIBCO
7 4 (1.50%) Open Text
8 3 (1.13%) HP
8 3 (1.13%) IBM
8 3 (1.13%) SAP
8 3 (1.13%) Omniture
9 2 (0.75%) Business Objects
10 1 (0.38%) Autodesk
10 1 (0.38%) SolidWorks
10 1 (0.38%) CA
10 1 (0.38%) Informatica
10 1 (0.38%) Lotus
10 1 (0.38%) Borland
10 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
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