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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 24 30 28
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing C# 141 147 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.73% 5.80% 4.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.35% 17.69% 18.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 67 64
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+0.76% +2.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £19.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
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
631 831 801
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 25.63% 32.78% 26.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 377 351
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 17 36
Average hourly rate £23.50 £30.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.57% -5.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £14.93 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 68 £375 -2.59% 25
Slough -3 10 £363 +11.53% 8
Maidenhead -2 9 £303 -6.92% 2
Bracknell +2 4 £338 -25.00% 2
Newbury +4 2 £413 - 5
Windsor -2 2 £350 - 3
Wokingham - 1 - - 3
Hungerford - - - -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 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#.

1 233 (85.66%) .NET
2 133 (48.90%) SQL Server
3 128 (47.06%) ASP.NET
4 100 (36.76%) MVC
5 95 (34.93%) SQL
6 83 (30.51%) Microsoft
7 81 (29.78%) JavaScript
8 72 (26.47%) HTML
8 72 (26.47%) Windows
9 56 (20.59%) CSS
10 55 (20.22%) XML
11 54 (19.85%) .NET Framework
12 52 (19.12%) WCF
12 52 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
13 50 (18.38%) jQuery
14 48 (17.65%) Visual Studio
15 43 (15.81%) T-SQL
15 43 (15.81%) Security Cleared
16 42 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
17 40 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
18 39 (14.34%) Web Development
18 39 (14.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 39 (14.34%) SharePoint
19 38 (13.97%) SQL Server 2005
20 36 (13.24%) SC Cleared
20 36 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
21 33 (12.13%) Web Services
22 32 (11.76%) MS Excel
23 30 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
23 30 (11.03%) SharePoint Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 (14.34%) SharePoint
2 30 (11.03%) SharePoint Server
3 20 (7.35%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (5.88%) IIS
5 15 (5.51%) CMS
6 10 (3.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.84%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.47%) TIBCO EMS
9 3 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.37%) Node.js
10 1 (0.37%) DNN
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.37%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 32 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 29 (10.66%) MS Office
3 3 (1.10%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.37%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.37%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 19 (6.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.47%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (1.10%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.74%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.37%) Tridion
5 1 (0.37%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 40 (14.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.47%) PaaS
3 3 (1.10%) Office 365
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 17 (6.25%) LDAP
2 11 (4.04%) DNS
3 5 (1.84%) ISDN
3 5 (1.84%) VoIP
3 5 (1.84%) DHCP
3 5 (1.84%) RTP
4 2 (0.74%) GPRS
4 2 (0.74%) Internet
4 2 (0.74%) HTTP
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%) Broadband
5 1 (0.37%) Wireless
5 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.37%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (0.37%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (48.90%) SQL Server
2 52 (19.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (13.97%) SQL Server 2005
4 29 (10.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 24 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (8.46%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 19 (6.99%) OLAP
8 18 (6.62%) DTS
9 13 (4.78%) IDOL
10 9 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 5 (1.84%) MySQL
12 5 (1.84%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 4 (1.47%) QlikView
13 4 (1.47%) Data Mining
14 3 (1.10%) DB2
14 3 (1.10%) Star Schema
14 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database
15 2 (0.74%) Relational Database
15 2 (0.74%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 48 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 20 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.68%) Selenium
4 8 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.21%) NUnit
5 6 (2.21%) Subversion
6 5 (1.84%) Git (software)
6 5 (1.84%) MSTest
6 5 (1.84%) SoapUI
7 4 (1.47%) JIRA
8 3 (1.10%) JUnit
8 3 (1.10%) WebDriver
8 3 (1.10%) TestNG
8 3 (1.10%) MSBuild
8 3 (1.10%) Ranorex
9 2 (0.74%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (0.74%) WinRunner
9 2 (0.74%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.37%) Bugzilla
General
1 10 (3.68%) Finance
1 10 (3.68%) Marketing
2 9 (3.31%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.47%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.10%) Advertising
5 2 (0.74%) Publishing
5 2 (0.74%) Games
5 2 (0.74%) Retail
6 1 (0.37%) Electronics
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
Job Titles
1 205 (75.37%) Developer
2 64 (23.53%) .NET Developer
3 46 (16.91%) C# Developer
4 26 (9.56%) SharePoint Developer
5 25 (9.19%) ASP.NET Developer
6 23 (8.46%) Software Developer
7 22 (8.09%) Web Developer
8 17 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (5.15%) Consultant
10 11 (4.04%) Technical Leader
10 11 (4.04%) CRM Consultant
10 11 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
11 10 (3.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.68%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
11 10 (3.68%) Microsoft Consultant
12 9 (3.31%) Architect
13 7 (2.57%) Senior Developer
13 7 (2.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
13 7 (2.57%) Microsoft Developer
13 7 (2.57%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (85.66%) .NET
2 128 (47.06%) ASP.NET
3 72 (26.47%) HTML
4 56 (20.59%) CSS
5 55 (20.22%) XML
6 54 (19.85%) .NET Framework
7 52 (19.12%) WCF
8 50 (18.38%) jQuery
9 39 (14.34%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 36 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (12.13%) Web Services
12 27 (9.93%) HTML5
13 25 (9.19%) Ajax
14 20 (7.35%) WPF
15 18 (6.62%) Windows SharePoint Services
16 15 (5.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 14 (5.15%) ASP.NET Web API
18 13 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 12 (4.41%) XSLT
20 11 (4.04%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.68%) Computer Science
2 7 (2.57%) Inversion of Control
2 7 (2.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (1.84%) Management Information System
4 3 (1.10%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.10%) IPTV
4 3 (1.10%) Social Media
4 3 (1.10%) Wiki
4 3 (1.10%) Open Source
5 2 (0.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (0.74%) Replication
5 2 (0.74%) Clustering
6 1 (0.37%) PKI
6 1 (0.37%) Statistics
6 1 (0.37%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.37%) DTV
6 1 (0.37%) Physics
6 1 (0.37%) New Media
6 1 (0.37%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 72 (26.47%) Windows
2 30 (11.03%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (2.94%) Apple iOS
3 8 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.84%) Windows 2000 Server
5 4 (1.47%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.10%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.10%) Android
6 3 (1.10%) Linux
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (36.76%) MVC
2 42 (15.44%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.34%) Web Development
4 28 (10.29%) Scrum
5 23 (8.46%) Workflow
5 23 (8.46%) TDD
6 21 (7.72%) CRM
7 20 (7.35%) OO
8 18 (6.62%) Unit Testing
9 16 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (4.41%) Project Management
10 12 (4.41%) Document Management
10 12 (4.41%) SOA
10 12 (4.41%) BDD
11 11 (4.04%) Dependency Injection
12 10 (3.68%) MVVM
12 10 (3.68%) Software Engineering
13 9 (3.31%) Validation
13 9 (3.31%) OOD
14 8 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 95 (34.93%) SQL
2 81 (29.78%) JavaScript
3 43 (15.81%) T-SQL
4 25 (9.19%) C++
5 23 (8.46%) Java
6 15 (5.51%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.04%) C
8 8 (2.94%) Perl
8 8 (2.94%) VB
9 6 (2.21%) VBScript
10 5 (1.84%) Python
11 4 (1.47%) R
11 4 (1.47%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.47%) XAML
11 4 (1.47%) Ruby
12 3 (1.10%) VBA
12 3 (1.10%) PHP
12 3 (1.10%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.74%) VC++
13 2 (0.74%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 43 (15.81%) Security Cleared
2 36 (13.24%) SC Cleared
3 16 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 15 (5.51%) Degree
5 7 (2.57%) MCTS
5 7 (2.57%) MCSE
6 5 (1.84%) CCNA
6 5 (1.84%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.84%) CCVP
6 5 (1.84%) ISTQB
7 4 (1.47%) DV Cleared
8 3 (1.10%) ISEB
8 3 (1.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 2 (0.74%) MCSD
10 1 (0.37%) MCP
10 1 (0.37%) PhD
10 1 (0.37%) CNE
10 1 (0.37%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.37%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.41%) SLA
2 10 (3.68%) QA
3 3 (1.10%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 15 (5.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.74%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (1.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (0.74%) Puppet
2 2 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.37%) Salt
Vendors
1 83 (30.51%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.15%) Oracle
3 13 (4.78%) Meridio
4 12 (4.41%) Sitecore
5 5 (1.84%) Cisco
6 4 (1.47%) Open Text
6 4 (1.47%) VMware
6 4 (1.47%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.10%) IBM
7 3 (1.10%) HP
7 3 (1.10%) Omniture
8 2 (0.74%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.74%) SAP
9 1 (0.37%) Twitter
9 1 (0.37%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.37%) Google
9 1 (0.37%) Pega
9 1 (0.37%) CA
9 1 (0.37%) Lotus
9 1 (0.37%) Borland
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