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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 19 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 198 138 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.88% 4.84% 7.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 24.72% 18.35% 22.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 93 62
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £432 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 18
Average hourly rate £39.00 £32.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -23.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £32.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £107.80 £32.50 £44.13
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -12.50%
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
801 752 773
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.82% 26.37% 31.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 401 296
Average daily rate £370 £338 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.62% -4.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £217 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 77
Average hourly rate £36.00 £15.13 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.01% -56.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.26 £31.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 April 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#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing C# across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 21 April 2015.

C# Hourly Rate Histogram 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 21 April 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 +15 114 £400 +10.34% 35
Slough -6 11 £295 -21.33% 11
Maidenhead +7 4 £318 -9.28% 4
Bracknell -1 4 £400 +36.17% 5
Newbury -6 3 £350 +55.55% 9
Wokingham - 2 £369 - 2
Windsor 0 1 - - 3
Hungerford - 1 £370 - 1
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 April 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#.

1 230 (76.67%) .NET
2 129 (43.00%) ASP.NET
3 101 (33.67%) SQL Server
4 93 (31.00%) JavaScript
5 85 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (26.67%) MVC
7 76 (25.33%) HTML
8 74 (24.67%) SQL
9 63 (21.00%) Windows
9 63 (21.00%) Microsoft
10 58 (19.33%) jQuery
11 54 (18.00%) CSS
12 53 (17.67%) CMS
13 46 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
14 45 (15.00%) Web Services
15 43 (14.33%) Scrum
15 43 (14.33%) Security Cleared
16 41 (13.67%) Java
17 38 (12.67%) .NET Framework
17 38 (12.67%) Sitecore
18 35 (11.67%) WCF
19 32 (10.67%) WPF
19 32 (10.67%) Selenium
20 30 (10.00%) Visual Studio
21 29 (9.67%) BizTalk Server
21 29 (9.67%) TDD
22 27 (9.00%) AngularJS
23 26 (8.67%) Sitecore CMS
23 26 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
23 26 (8.67%) XML

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 53 (17.67%) CMS
2 29 (9.67%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (8.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 23 (7.67%) SharePoint
5 15 (5.00%) IIS
6 13 (4.33%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.67%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.00%) Node.js
8 6 (2.00%) Sitefinity
9 5 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
10 4 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.33%) Lync
11 3 (1.00%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.33%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.33%) Kentico
Applications
1 17 (5.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 25 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.67%) Office 365
3 3 (1.00%) Yammer
4 2 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.00%) Intranet
2 6 (2.00%) HTTP
2 6 (2.00%) SSL
3 5 (1.67%) Internet
4 3 (1.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) 802.15
5 1 (0.33%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Wireless
5 1 (0.33%) SSH
5 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.33%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.00%) MySQL
5 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
6 7 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.67%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.33%) DB2
12 1 (0.33%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.33%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.33%) SQLite
12 1 (0.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (10.67%) Selenium
2 30 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 26 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (6.00%) WebDriver
5 9 (3.00%) MSTest
5 9 (3.00%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.67%) NUnit
7 7 (2.33%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.67%) Cucumber
8 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.33%) Subversion
10 3 (1.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.00%) QuickTest Pro
10 3 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.67%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 2 (0.67%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.67%) NuGet
11 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
General
1 10 (3.33%) Finance
2 7 (2.33%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.33%) Retail
3 3 (1.00%) Advertising
3 3 (1.00%) Turkish Language
4 2 (0.67%) Military
4 2 (0.67%) Marketing
5 1 (0.33%) Games
5 1 (0.33%) Front Office
5 1 (0.33%) Automotive
5 1 (0.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 192 (64.00%) Developer
2 51 (17.00%) .NET Developer
3 44 (14.67%) C# Developer
4 26 (8.67%) Sitecore Developer
5 23 (7.67%) Web Developer
6 22 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (5.67%) Architect
8 16 (5.33%) Applications Packager
9 15 (5.00%) Tester
9 15 (5.00%) Analyst
10 13 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
11 10 (3.33%) Test Engineer
12 9 (3.00%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (3.00%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.00%) Software Developer
12 9 (3.00%) AWS Developer
12 9 (3.00%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (3.00%) CRM Developer
13 8 (2.67%) BizTalk Developer
13 8 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (76.67%) .NET
2 129 (43.00%) ASP.NET
3 76 (25.33%) HTML
4 58 (19.33%) jQuery
5 54 (18.00%) CSS
6 46 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (15.00%) Web Services
8 38 (12.67%) .NET Framework
9 35 (11.67%) WCF
10 32 (10.67%) WPF
11 27 (9.00%) AngularJS
12 26 (8.67%) XML
13 22 (7.33%) HTML5
14 17 (5.67%) Ajax
14 17 (5.67%) Entity Framework
14 17 (5.67%) CSS3
14 17 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
15 13 (4.33%) KnockoutJS
16 11 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 11 (3.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.00%) User Experience
2 6 (2.00%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.33%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.00%) Open Source
5 2 (0.67%) iPad
5 2 (0.67%) Kinect
5 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.67%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.67%) iPhone
5 2 (0.67%) Mobile Computing
6 1 (0.33%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.33%) iSeries
6 1 (0.33%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
6 1 (0.33%) AS400
6 1 (0.33%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.00%) Windows
2 16 (5.33%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.67%) Linux
4 6 (2.00%) Android
4 6 (2.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.67%) UNIX
6 4 (1.33%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.00%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.67%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (28.33%) Agile Software Development
2 80 (26.67%) MVC
3 43 (14.33%) Scrum
4 29 (9.67%) TDD
5 25 (8.33%) CRM
6 19 (6.33%) OO
7 18 (6.00%) ITIL
8 14 (4.67%) Enterprise Architecture
9 13 (4.33%) Unit Testing
9 13 (4.33%) Test Automation
9 13 (4.33%) TOGAF
9 13 (4.33%) Mentoring
10 12 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
10 12 (4.00%) Regression Testing
11 11 (3.67%) E-Commerce
11 11 (3.67%) BDD
11 11 (3.67%) Web Development
11 11 (3.67%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (3.33%) Test Scripting
12 10 (3.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 93 (31.00%) JavaScript
2 74 (24.67%) SQL
3 41 (13.67%) Java
4 23 (7.67%) T-SQL
5 21 (7.00%) C++
5 21 (7.00%) VB.NET
6 11 (3.67%) VB
6 11 (3.67%) PowerShell
7 6 (2.00%) Ruby
7 6 (2.00%) C
7 6 (2.00%) PHP
8 4 (1.33%) Python
9 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.00%) Perl
10 2 (0.67%) VBScript
10 2 (0.67%) XAML
11 1 (0.33%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 43 (14.33%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 13 (4.33%) DV Cleared
4 9 (3.00%) Degree
5 3 (1.00%) ISEB
5 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.00%) MCTS
5 3 (1.00%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.00%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 16 (5.33%) Microsoft App-V
2 5 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (5.33%) SCCM
2 4 (1.33%) SCOM
2 4 (1.33%) SCOrch
2 4 (1.33%) SCSM
3 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
3 3 (1.00%) Puppet
3 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 63 (21.00%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.67%) Sitecore
3 23 (7.67%) Oracle
4 8 (2.67%) Telerik
5 4 (1.33%) Capita
5 4 (1.33%) VMware
6 3 (1.00%) IBM
6 3 (1.00%) Adobe
6 3 (1.00%) HP
7 2 (0.67%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.67%) Facebook
8 1 (0.33%) Talend
8 1 (0.33%) Assembla
8 1 (0.33%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.33%) Ektron
8 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.33%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.33%) Endeca
8 1 (0.33%) Google
8 1 (0.33%) Coremetrics
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