The table below looks at the statistics for C# skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited C# over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C#
Rank 22 24 32
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +8
Contract jobs citing C# 160 180 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.34% 6.43% 5.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 25.81% 23.53% 19.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 129 86
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £296 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.92% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.62 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.31% +7.48%
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
620 765 713
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 24.57% 27.32% 26.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 393 472 373
Median daily rate £400 £355 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +5.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 14
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.00 £17.11
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.27% +110.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £32.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £45.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £36.40
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -1.09%

C#
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing C# as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 4 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 97 £400 - 22
Bracknell +2 6 - - 8
Slough +4 3 £675 +128.81% 11
Windsor +2 3 £675 - 1
Maidenhead +1 2 £325 +25.00% 3
Newbury +7 1 £340 +6.66% 3
Wokingham -7 1 £450 +38.46% 6
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 175 (73.53%) .NET
2 98 (41.18%) Microsoft
3 79 (33.19%) Windows
4 78 (32.77%) SQL
5 72 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
6 69 (28.99%) Team Foundation Server
7 63 (26.47%) SQL Server
8 62 (26.05%) ASP.NET
8 62 (26.05%) JavaScript
9 59 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
10 56 (23.53%) MVC
11 52 (21.85%) CSS
12 48 (20.17%) HTML
13 47 (19.75%) .NET Framework
14 41 (17.23%) CRM
15 40 (16.81%) SharePoint
15 40 (16.81%) MS Excel
16 38 (15.97%) Visual Studio
17 37 (15.55%) VB.NET
17 37 (15.55%) Dynamics CRM
17 37 (15.55%) PowerShell
18 34 (14.29%) C++
18 34 (14.29%) Windows Server
19 32 (13.45%) XML
20 31 (13.03%) IIS
21 29 (12.18%) Java
21 29 (12.18%) Web Development
22 28 (11.76%) Security Cleared
23 26 (10.92%) Data Protection
23 26 (10.92%) T-SQL

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 40 (16.81%) SharePoint
2 31 (13.03%) IIS
3 11 (4.62%) BizTalk Server
4 10 (4.20%) Node.js
4 10 (4.20%) SharePoint 2013
5 9 (3.78%) CMS
6 7 (2.94%) WordPress
7 6 (2.52%) Drupal
7 6 (2.52%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.52%) MS Exchange
8 5 (2.10%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.26%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.84%) JBoss
10 2 (0.84%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.84%) Umbraco
10 2 (0.84%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.42%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.42%) MS Project Server
11 1 (0.42%) TPMS
Applications
1 40 (16.81%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.84%) MS Office
3 1 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.42%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 37 (15.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.42%) Endur
2 1 (0.42%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 59 (24.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (6.30%) Office 365
3 6 (2.52%) PaaS
4 5 (2.10%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (1.26%) Google Tag Manager
5 3 (1.26%) SaaS
6 2 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (0.84%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.42%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (10.50%) HTTP
2 20 (8.40%) Internet
3 14 (5.88%) DNS
4 11 (4.62%) SSL
5 9 (3.78%) BGP
5 9 (3.78%) CTI
5 9 (3.78%) DHCP
5 9 (3.78%) IPsec
5 9 (3.78%) IPv6
5 9 (3.78%) Software-Defined Networking
5 9 (3.78%) TCP/IP
5 9 (3.78%) VPN
6 6 (2.52%) Wireshark
7 4 (1.68%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.42%) Intranet
8 1 (0.42%) Network Security
8 1 (0.42%) S/MIME
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (26.47%) SQL Server
2 21 (8.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 14 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (5.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (4.62%) Big Data
6 10 (4.20%) Hadoop
6 10 (4.20%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (4.20%) RDBMS
6 10 (4.20%) Relational Database
6 10 (4.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.78%) Datazen
8 8 (3.36%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (2.10%) Power BI
9 5 (2.10%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (1.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.68%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.26%) MySQL
11 3 (1.26%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.42%) GIS
12 1 (0.42%) IDMS
Development Applications
1 69 (28.99%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (15.97%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.82%) MSBuild
4 16 (6.72%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.30%) Git (software)
6 14 (5.88%) JIRA
6 14 (5.88%) NuGet
7 13 (5.46%) Artifactory
8 9 (3.78%) Selenium
9 7 (2.94%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.94%) WebDriver
10 5 (2.10%) Fiddler
10 5 (2.10%) WiX
11 3 (1.26%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.26%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.84%) AppScan
12 2 (0.84%) Maven
12 2 (0.84%) Metasploit
12 2 (0.84%) MSTest
12 2 (0.84%) SoapUI
General
1 22 (9.24%) Marketing
2 14 (5.88%) Finance
3 9 (3.78%) German Language
4 6 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.10%) French Language
5 5 (2.10%) Italian Language
5 5 (2.10%) Spanish Language
6 4 (1.68%) Front Office
6 4 (1.68%) Local Government
7 3 (1.26%) Banking
8 2 (0.84%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.84%) Automotive
8 2 (0.84%) Games
9 1 (0.42%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Electronics
9 1 (0.42%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.42%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.42%) Publishing
9 1 (0.42%) Retail
Job Titles
1 125 (52.52%) Developer
2 59 (24.79%) C# Developer
3 50 (21.01%) .NET Developer
4 33 (13.87%) Support Engineer
5 30 (12.61%) Consultant
6 26 (10.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (7.98%) CRM Developer
8 18 (7.56%) SQL Developer
9 17 (7.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (6.30%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 15 (6.30%) Web Developer
11 13 (5.46%) Escalation Engineer
12 12 (5.04%) Architect
13 11 (4.62%) Senior Developer
14 10 (4.20%) Analyst
14 10 (4.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 9 (3.78%) .NET Web Developer
15 9 (3.78%) Build Engineer
15 9 (3.78%) HTML Developer
15 9 (3.78%) JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (73.53%) .NET
2 62 (26.05%) ASP.NET
3 52 (21.85%) CSS
4 48 (20.17%) HTML
5 47 (19.75%) .NET Framework
6 32 (13.45%) XML
7 24 (10.08%) jQuery
8 22 (9.24%) AngularJS
8 22 (9.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (8.40%) HTML5
9 20 (8.40%) Web Services
10 18 (7.56%) WCF
11 17 (7.14%) ADO.NET
11 17 (7.14%) REST
12 16 (6.72%) Entity Framework
13 15 (6.30%) CSS3
14 14 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 13 (5.46%) WPF
16 11 (4.62%) SOAP
16 11 (4.62%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.04%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (4.20%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.78%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.52%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.10%) User Experience
7 5 (2.10%) W3C
8 4 (1.68%) Driving Licence
8 4 (1.68%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.84%) Digital Media
9 2 (0.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 2 (0.84%) Reference Data
10 1 (0.42%) AS400
10 1 (0.42%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.42%) iSeries
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.42%) Mobile Banking
10 1 (0.42%) NHS
10 1 (0.42%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 79 (33.19%) Windows
2 34 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 12 (5.04%) Linux
4 9 (3.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.78%) Ubuntu
5 6 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (1.68%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.42%) Solaris
7 1 (0.42%) Unix
7 1 (0.42%) VME
7 1 (0.42%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.53%) MVC
3 41 (17.23%) CRM
4 29 (12.18%) Web Development
5 26 (10.92%) Data Protection
6 22 (9.24%) Unit Testing
7 21 (8.82%) Data Modelling
7 21 (8.82%) Mentoring
8 19 (7.98%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (7.98%) Scrum
9 16 (6.72%) Memory Management
9 16 (6.72%) Workflow
10 14 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.88%) SDLC
11 13 (5.46%) Build Automation
11 13 (5.46%) DevOps
12 12 (5.04%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (5.04%) ITIL
12 12 (5.04%) Presales
12 12 (5.04%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 78 (32.77%) SQL
2 62 (26.05%) JavaScript
3 37 (15.55%) PowerShell
3 37 (15.55%) VB.NET
4 34 (14.29%) C++
5 29 (12.18%) Java
6 26 (10.92%) T-SQL
7 22 (9.24%) C
8 19 (7.98%) VB
9 16 (6.72%) Python
9 16 (6.72%) VBScript
10 13 (5.46%) PHP
11 9 (3.78%) Ruby
11 9 (3.78%) XAML
12 7 (2.94%) R
13 6 (2.52%) VB6
14 5 (2.10%) Scala
15 3 (1.26%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.26%) Perl
16 2 (0.84%) VBA
Qualifications
1 28 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 20 (8.40%) Degree
3 17 (7.14%) SC Cleared
4 15 (6.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.62%) MCSD
6 9 (3.78%) MCSE
7 7 (2.94%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.94%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 6 (2.52%) MCSA
9 4 (1.68%) DV Cleared
9 4 (1.68%) MCITP
9 4 (1.68%) MCTS
10 2 (0.84%) CEH
10 2 (0.84%) CISA
10 2 (0.84%) CISM
10 2 (0.84%) CISSP
10 2 (0.84%) CRISC
10 2 (0.84%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.52%) SLA
2 2 (0.84%) QA
2 2 (0.84%) SDET
3 1 (0.42%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 10 (4.20%) Hyper-V
2 4 (1.68%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.42%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (3.78%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.68%) SCCM
3 2 (0.84%) Ansible
3 2 (0.84%) Nessus
3 2 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.84%) Puppet
4 1 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.42%) Nagios
4 1 (0.42%) Scalr
4 1 (0.42%) SELinux
Vendors
1 98 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.88%) Oracle
3 9 (3.78%) Red Hat
3 9 (3.78%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.94%) Remedy
5 6 (2.52%) Capita
6 4 (1.68%) IBM
6 4 (1.68%) Infragistics
7 3 (1.26%) Google
7 3 (1.26%) Sony
7 3 (1.26%) VMware
8 2 (0.84%) Perforce
8 2 (0.84%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.84%) SAP
8 2 (0.84%) Veracode
9 1 (0.42%) ATG
9 1 (0.42%) Citrix
9 1 (0.42%) HP
9 1 (0.42%) OpenLink
9 1 (0.42%) TOWER Software
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