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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C#
Rank 27 26 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing C# 163 162 181
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.66% 5.81% 8.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.56% 22.01% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 102 66
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£375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 11
Average hourly rate £35.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- -4.10%
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
756 736 676
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.24% 26.41% 30.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 397 300
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £438 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 22 47
Average hourly rate £36.00 £19.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+89.47% -52.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.39 £15.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £40.00 £44.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £34.06 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -2.70%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +2 78 £400 +6.66% 38
Slough -8 11 £331 +6.85% 7
Bracknell -1 7 £425 +17.24% 6
Newbury -10 3 £319 +41.66% 4
Maidenhead -3 2 £330 +32.00% 2
Windsor -3 2 - - 6
Hungerford - 2 £345 - 3
Wokingham - 1 £288 - 2
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 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#.

1 216 (81.20%) .NET
2 134 (50.38%) ASP.NET
3 95 (35.71%) MVC
4 92 (34.59%) JavaScript
5 90 (33.83%) SQL Server
6 87 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
7 74 (27.82%) HTML
8 70 (26.32%) SQL
9 56 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 53 (19.92%) jQuery
10 53 (19.92%) CSS
11 51 (19.17%) Microsoft
12 46 (17.29%) .NET Framework
13 45 (16.92%) CMS
14 42 (15.79%) Windows
15 39 (14.66%) Web Services
15 39 (14.66%) Sitecore
16 38 (14.29%) Java
17 35 (13.16%) Scrum
18 34 (12.78%) Visual Studio
19 32 (12.03%) SharePoint
20 31 (11.65%) WCF
21 29 (10.90%) TDD
22 27 (10.15%) Sitecore CMS
22 27 (10.15%) Security Cleared
22 27 (10.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 26 (9.77%) VB.NET
24 24 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
25 22 (8.27%) XML
25 22 (8.27%) OO

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 45 (16.92%) CMS
2 32 (12.03%) SharePoint
3 27 (10.15%) Sitecore CMS
4 20 (7.52%) BizTalk Server
5 16 (6.02%) IIS
6 15 (5.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (3.38%) SharePoint Server
8 8 (3.01%) Umbraco
9 6 (2.26%) Sitefinity
10 5 (1.88%) Lync
10 5 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (1.13%) LiveCycle
12 1 (0.38%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.38%) Node.js
12 1 (0.38%) K2 blackpearl
12 1 (0.38%) Kentico
12 1 (0.38%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 19 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.88%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.38%) assyst
2 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.01%) Office 365
3 7 (2.63%) PaaS
4 4 (1.50%) Yammer
4 4 (1.50%) SaaS
5 3 (1.13%) IaaS
6 2 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.01%) Intranet
2 4 (1.50%) Firewall
2 4 (1.50%) DNS
3 3 (1.13%) HTTP
3 3 (1.13%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.75%) WiMAX
4 2 (0.75%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.75%) FTP
4 2 (0.75%) 3G
4 2 (0.75%) SSL
4 2 (0.75%) LTE
5 1 (0.38%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.38%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (0.38%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.38%) S/MIME
5 1 (0.38%) 802.15
5 1 (0.38%) MPLS
5 1 (0.38%) LDAP
5 1 (0.38%) ATM
5 1 (0.38%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 90 (33.83%) SQL Server
2 20 (7.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (6.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (3.38%) Oracle Database
5 8 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.63%) MySQL
6 7 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (1.88%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.50%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (0.75%) IDOL
10 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.75%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.38%) SQLite
11 1 (0.38%) OLAP
11 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.38%) DTS
Development Applications
1 34 (12.78%) Visual Studio
2 24 (9.02%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.76%) Selenium
3 10 (3.76%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.01%) WebDriver
5 6 (2.26%) Subversion
6 4 (1.50%) Cucumber
6 4 (1.50%) MSTest
6 4 (1.50%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.13%) TeamCity
7 3 (1.13%) Oracle APEX
7 3 (1.13%) Appcelerator Titanium
7 3 (1.13%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.13%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.13%) JIRA
8 2 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
8 2 (0.75%) InstallShield
8 2 (0.75%) NuGet
8 2 (0.75%) Artifactory
General
1 13 (4.89%) Finance
2 8 (3.01%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.26%) Retail
4 5 (1.88%) Turkish Language
5 4 (1.50%) Advertising
6 2 (0.75%) Military
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Front Office
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 188 (70.68%) Developer
2 58 (21.80%) .NET Developer
3 37 (13.91%) C# Developer
4 27 (10.15%) Sitecore Developer
5 18 (6.77%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (6.02%) Web Developer
7 13 (4.89%) Architect
7 13 (4.89%) SharePoint Developer
7 13 (4.89%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (4.14%) Applications Developer
9 10 (3.76%) Software Developer
10 9 (3.38%) CRM Developer
10 9 (3.38%) Analyst
10 9 (3.38%) Solutions Architect
11 8 (3.01%) Microsoft Developer
11 8 (3.01%) Senior Developer
11 8 (3.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (2.26%) Server Engineer
12 6 (2.26%) Applications Packager
12 6 (2.26%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (81.20%) .NET
2 134 (50.38%) ASP.NET
3 74 (27.82%) HTML
4 56 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
5 53 (19.92%) jQuery
5 53 (19.92%) CSS
6 46 (17.29%) .NET Framework
7 39 (14.66%) Web Services
8 31 (11.65%) WCF
9 27 (10.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (8.27%) XML
11 21 (7.89%) WPF
11 21 (7.89%) HTML5
11 21 (7.89%) AngularJS
12 15 (5.64%) ASP.NET Web API
12 15 (5.64%) CSS3
13 13 (4.89%) Ajax
13 13 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (3.38%) WF
15 8 (3.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.39%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.38%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (3.38%) Management Information System
3 8 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.26%) User Experience
5 5 (1.88%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.13%) iPhone
6 3 (1.13%) Open Source
6 3 (1.13%) iPad
6 3 (1.13%) Data Structures
6 3 (1.13%) Algorithms
6 3 (1.13%) Smartphone
7 2 (0.75%) N-Tier
7 2 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.75%) Kinect
8 1 (0.38%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.38%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 42 (15.79%) Windows
2 12 (4.51%) Linux
3 8 (3.01%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (2.63%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.26%) Windows 7
6 5 (1.88%) Android
6 5 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (1.50%) UNIX
7 4 (1.50%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (1.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.13%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.75%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone 8
9 2 (0.75%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
10 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.38%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (35.71%) MVC
2 87 (32.71%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (13.16%) Scrum
4 29 (10.90%) TDD
5 22 (8.27%) OO
6 16 (6.02%) CRM
7 14 (5.26%) ITIL
8 13 (4.89%) Web Development
9 11 (4.14%) Workflow
10 10 (3.76%) Customer Engagement
11 9 (3.38%) Kanban
11 9 (3.38%) Project Management
11 9 (3.38%) CMMI
11 9 (3.38%) Software Engineering
12 8 (3.01%) Enterprise Architecture
12 8 (3.01%) TOGAF
12 8 (3.01%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (3.01%) E-Commerce
12 8 (3.01%) Test Scripting
12 8 (3.01%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 92 (34.59%) JavaScript
2 70 (26.32%) SQL
3 38 (14.29%) Java
4 26 (9.77%) VB.NET
5 19 (7.14%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.02%) C++
7 8 (3.01%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.63%) C
8 7 (2.63%) PL/SQL
9 6 (2.26%) Perl
9 6 (2.26%) VBScript
10 5 (1.88%) VB
10 5 (1.88%) Python
11 4 (1.50%) Ruby
12 3 (1.13%) PHP
12 3 (1.13%) VBA
12 3 (1.13%) VC++
13 2 (0.75%) Embedded C
13 2 (0.75%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.38%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 27 (10.15%) Security Cleared
2 13 (4.89%) Degree
2 13 (4.89%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (2.26%) VCP4
4 5 (1.88%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.50%) MCITP
5 4 (1.50%) MCTS
6 3 (1.13%) ISEB
7 2 (0.75%) MCSE
7 2 (0.75%) MCP
7 2 (0.75%) MCSD
8 1 (0.38%) HP APS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (4.89%) QA
2 5 (1.88%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.75%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 6 (2.26%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (1.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.75%) vCloud
5 1 (0.38%) vSphere
5 1 (0.38%) LXC
5 1 (0.38%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) Firmware
5 1 (0.38%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 6 (2.26%) SCCM
2 4 (1.50%) SCOrch
2 4 (1.50%) SCSM
2 4 (1.50%) Puppet
2 4 (1.50%) SCOM
3 3 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.13%) WSUS
4 2 (0.75%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) Netcool
5 1 (0.38%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (19.17%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.66%) Sitecore
3 20 (7.52%) Oracle
4 6 (2.26%) Telerik
5 5 (1.88%) VMware
6 3 (1.13%) Facebook
6 3 (1.13%) Adobe
6 3 (1.13%) HP
6 3 (1.13%) EMC
6 3 (1.13%) Cisco
6 3 (1.13%) BMC
6 3 (1.13%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.75%) Meridio
7 2 (0.75%) IBM
7 2 (0.75%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.38%) Ektron
8 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.38%) Infoblox
8 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.38%) Appcelerator
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