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 1 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 22 31 16
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -15
Contract jobs citing C# 189 144 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.29% 4.92% 7.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.69% 18.95% 24.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 89 68
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £427 £415
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 £35.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
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
833 760 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 27.70% 25.96% 31.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 395 304
Average daily rate £363 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.20% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £441 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 71
Average hourly rate £36.00 £17.11 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.40% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £11.25 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £29.85 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £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 1 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 1 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 1 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 +11 102 £400 +10.34% 38
Slough -8 11 £295 -4.83% 6
Bracknell -1 4 £400 +53.11% 5
Maidenhead +2 3 £260 +15.55% 3
Newbury -9 3 £350 +55.55% 9
Wokingham - 2 £369 - 2
Windsor -4 1 - - 6
Hungerford - 1 £370 - 1
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 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#.

1 225 (77.59%) .NET
2 136 (46.90%) ASP.NET
3 101 (34.83%) SQL Server
4 96 (33.10%) JavaScript
5 84 (28.97%) MVC
5 84 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (25.86%) HTML
7 69 (23.79%) SQL
8 61 (21.03%) Microsoft
9 60 (20.69%) jQuery
10 58 (20.00%) Windows
11 55 (18.97%) CSS
12 52 (17.93%) CMS
12 52 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
13 45 (15.52%) Web Services
14 43 (14.83%) .NET Framework
15 41 (14.14%) Java
16 38 (13.10%) Scrum
16 38 (13.10%) Security Cleared
16 38 (13.10%) Sitecore
17 33 (11.38%) Visual Studio
18 32 (11.03%) WCF
19 30 (10.34%) TDD
20 29 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
21 28 (9.66%) XML
22 27 (9.31%) SharePoint
23 26 (8.97%) CRM
23 26 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
23 26 (8.97%) Sitecore CMS
24 25 (8.62%) WPF

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 52 (17.93%) CMS
2 29 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
3 27 (9.31%) SharePoint
4 26 (8.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 15 (5.17%) IIS
6 13 (4.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (2.76%) Umbraco
8 7 (2.41%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (2.07%) Sitefinity
10 5 (1.72%) Node.js
11 4 (1.38%) Lync
11 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
12 3 (1.03%) LiveCycle
13 1 (0.34%) Kentico
13 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
13 1 (0.34%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 15 (5.17%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.38%) MS Office
3 1 (0.34%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 26 (8.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (2.41%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.76%) Office 365
3 3 (1.03%) Yammer
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.69%) SaaS
5 1 (0.34%) PaaS
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.10%) Intranet
2 7 (2.41%) HTTP
3 6 (2.07%) SSL
4 4 (1.38%) Internet
4 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.03%) DNS
6 2 (0.69%) Firewall
6 2 (0.69%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.69%) FTP
7 1 (0.34%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.34%) VPN
7 1 (0.34%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.34%) ATM
7 1 (0.34%) SMTP
7 1 (0.34%) LDAP
7 1 (0.34%) Wireless
7 1 (0.34%) 802.15
7 1 (0.34%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.34%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (34.83%) SQL Server
2 22 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.10%) MySQL
4 9 (3.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (2.07%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.72%) Oracle Database
7 5 (1.72%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
9 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.69%) IDOL
10 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.34%) Big Data
11 1 (0.34%) OLAP
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.62%) Selenium
3 21 (7.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (5.17%) WebDriver
5 9 (3.10%) Git (software)
6 8 (2.76%) MSTest
7 7 (2.41%) NUnit
8 5 (1.72%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.72%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.38%) Subversion
9 4 (1.38%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.03%) Jenkins
10 3 (1.03%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (1.03%) JIRA
11 2 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.69%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.69%) NuGet
11 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
General
1 12 (4.14%) Finance
2 6 (2.07%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.72%) Turkish Language
3 5 (1.72%) Retail
4 3 (1.03%) Advertising
5 2 (0.69%) Military
6 1 (0.34%) Front Office
6 1 (0.34%) Marketing
6 1 (0.34%) Automotive
6 1 (0.34%) Legal
6 1 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 190 (65.52%) Developer
2 54 (18.62%) .NET Developer
3 37 (12.76%) C# Developer
4 26 (8.97%) Sitecore Developer
5 23 (7.93%) Web Developer
6 20 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 17 (5.86%) Architect
8 13 (4.48%) Tester
8 13 (4.48%) Solutions Architect
9 12 (4.14%) Applications Packager
9 12 (4.14%) Analyst
9 12 (4.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 11 (3.79%) SharePoint Developer
11 10 (3.45%) CRM Developer
12 9 (3.10%) AWS Developer
12 9 (3.10%) Software Developer
13 8 (2.76%) BizTalk Developer
13 8 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 8 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 7 (2.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 225 (77.59%) .NET
2 136 (46.90%) ASP.NET
3 75 (25.86%) HTML
4 60 (20.69%) jQuery
5 55 (18.97%) CSS
6 52 (17.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 45 (15.52%) Web Services
8 43 (14.83%) .NET Framework
9 32 (11.03%) WCF
10 28 (9.66%) XML
11 25 (8.62%) WPF
12 24 (8.28%) AngularJS
13 21 (7.24%) Entity Framework
14 20 (6.90%) HTML5
15 19 (6.55%) Ajax
16 15 (5.17%) CSS3
16 15 (5.17%) ASP.NET Web API
17 13 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 11 (3.79%) KnockoutJS
19 10 (3.45%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.07%) Management Information System
2 6 (2.07%) User Experience
3 4 (1.38%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.03%) Open Source
4 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.69%) Kinect
5 2 (0.69%) iPad
5 2 (0.69%) iPhone
6 1 (0.34%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.34%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.34%) Life Science
6 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 58 (20.00%) Windows
2 12 (4.14%) Windows 7
3 8 (2.76%) Linux
4 6 (2.07%) Apple iOS
5 5 (1.72%) Android
6 4 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (1.38%) UNIX
6 4 (1.38%) Windows Phone
7 3 (1.03%) Windows 8
7 3 (1.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.69%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.34%) Windows Phone 7
9 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (28.97%) MVC
1 84 (28.97%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (13.10%) Scrum
3 30 (10.34%) TDD
4 26 (8.97%) CRM
5 19 (6.55%) ITIL
6 18 (6.21%) OO
7 15 (5.17%) Web Development
8 14 (4.83%) Enterprise Architecture
9 12 (4.14%) TOGAF
9 12 (4.14%) Stakeholder Management
9 12 (4.14%) Mentoring
10 10 (3.45%) Workflow
10 10 (3.45%) Regression Testing
10 10 (3.45%) BDD
10 10 (3.45%) Test Scripting
10 10 (3.45%) Unit Testing
10 10 (3.45%) Test Automation
11 9 (3.10%) Content Management
12 8 (2.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (33.10%) JavaScript
2 69 (23.79%) SQL
3 41 (14.14%) Java
4 22 (7.59%) T-SQL
5 20 (6.90%) VB.NET
6 19 (6.55%) C++
7 10 (3.45%) VB
7 10 (3.45%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.07%) Ruby
8 6 (2.07%) C
8 6 (2.07%) PHP
9 5 (1.72%) Python
10 4 (1.38%) Perl
11 3 (1.03%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.69%) XAML
12 2 (0.69%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) Bourne shell
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (13.10%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.90%) SC Cleared
3 10 (3.45%) Degree
4 9 (3.10%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.38%) MCITP
6 4 (1.38%) MCTS
7 3 (1.03%) ISEB
8 1 (0.34%) MCSE
8 1 (0.34%) MCP
8 1 (0.34%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.48%) QA
2 5 (1.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.34%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (4.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (2.07%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.34%) vCloud
4 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (4.14%) SCCM
2 4 (1.38%) SCOrch
2 4 (1.38%) SCSM
2 4 (1.38%) SCOM
3 3 (1.03%) Puppet
3 3 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.34%) WSUS
Vendors
1 61 (21.03%) Microsoft
2 38 (13.10%) Sitecore
3 22 (7.59%) Oracle
4 7 (2.41%) Telerik
5 5 (1.72%) VMware
6 3 (1.03%) Adobe
7 2 (0.69%) Meridio
7 2 (0.69%) HP
7 2 (0.69%) IBM
7 2 (0.69%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.69%) Facebook
8 1 (0.34%) Ektron
8 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.34%) Assembla
8 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.34%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.34%) BMC
8 1 (0.34%) EMC
8 1 (0.34%) Cisco
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