The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Berkshire region.

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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C#
Rank 30 20 43
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +23
Contract jobs citing C# 134 176 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.92% 7.08% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.59% 22.25% 15.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 65 47
Average daily rate £356 £375 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +4.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £244 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £440 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 18 2
Average hourly rate £32.50 £42.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +123.68%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +33.33%
Programming Languages Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
721 791 699
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 26.47% 31.83% 22.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 382 301 329
Average daily rate £338 £350 £346
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +1.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 80 14
Average hourly rate £17.11 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.11% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £17.00 £16.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £43.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +2.94%
C#
South East

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading -9 70 £363 -3.33% 20
Slough +8 17 £375 +15.38% 6
Bracknell +4 5 £225 - 4
Maidenhead -3 4 £350 +27.27% 7
Windsor +5 3 - -
Newbury -1 3 £225 - 3
Hungerford - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 4
Ascot - - - -
C#
South East

C#
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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#.

1 253 (76.44%) .NET
2 140 (42.30%) SQL Server
3 137 (41.39%) SQL
4 121 (36.56%) ASP.NET
5 94 (28.40%) Microsoft
6 86 (25.98%) Windows
7 81 (24.47%) HTML
8 79 (23.87%) JavaScript
9 78 (23.56%) MVC
10 75 (22.66%) CSS
11 66 (19.94%) Visual Studio
12 58 (17.52%) XML
12 58 (17.52%) WCF
13 56 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
14 52 (15.71%) jQuery
15 50 (15.11%) T-SQL
16 48 (14.50%) ASP.NET MVC
17 47 (14.20%) .NET Framework
18 45 (13.60%) MS Excel
19 43 (12.99%) Web Services
20 42 (12.69%) SQL Server 2005
21 41 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
22 39 (11.78%) C++
23 36 (10.88%) CRM
24 35 (10.57%) SharePoint
24 35 (10.57%) OO
24 35 (10.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 35 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
25 31 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
26 30 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server

C#
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 35 (10.57%) SharePoint
2 26 (7.85%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (7.25%) IIS
4 16 (4.83%) CMS
4 16 (4.83%) SharePoint Server
5 11 (3.32%) Sitecore CMS
5 11 (3.32%) SharePoint 2010
6 10 (3.02%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.21%) Node.js
7 4 (1.21%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.60%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.30%) Confluence
9 1 (0.30%) ArchestrA
9 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.30%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.30%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.30%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.30%) Jetty
9 1 (0.30%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.30%) Apache
Applications
1 45 (13.60%) MS Excel
2 22 (6.65%) MS Office
3 6 (1.81%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.30%) PowerPivot
4 1 (0.30%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 27 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (12.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.30%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
2 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.32%) LDAP
2 10 (3.02%) Internet
3 8 (2.42%) DNS
4 4 (1.21%) Intranet
4 4 (1.21%) ISDN
4 4 (1.21%) VoIP
4 4 (1.21%) DHCP
4 4 (1.21%) RTP
5 1 (0.30%) Wireless
5 1 (0.30%) 2G
5 1 (0.30%) 4G
5 1 (0.30%) HTTP
5 1 (0.30%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.30%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.30%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (42.30%) SQL Server
2 56 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 42 (12.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 35 (10.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 20 (6.04%) MySQL
6 18 (5.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (4.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 15 (4.53%) OLAP
9 14 (4.23%) DTS
10 9 (2.72%) MS Access
11 7 (2.11%) IDOL
12 6 (1.81%) Data Warehouse
13 5 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.51%) Relational Database
14 4 (1.21%) Data Mining
15 3 (0.91%) RDBMS
15 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 3 (0.91%) Big Data
15 3 (0.91%) MongoDB
16 2 (0.60%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 66 (19.94%) Visual Studio
2 30 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (6.65%) Selenium
4 13 (3.93%) Subversion
5 12 (3.63%) NUnit
6 8 (2.42%) SpecFlow
7 6 (1.81%) SoapUI
8 5 (1.51%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.51%) JIRA
9 4 (1.21%) MSTest
9 4 (1.21%) Cucumber
9 4 (1.21%) Ranorex
10 3 (0.91%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (0.91%) MSBuild
10 3 (0.91%) Git (software)
10 3 (0.91%) JUnit
10 3 (0.91%) WinRunner
10 3 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
11 2 (0.60%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.60%) Jenkins
General
1 19 (5.74%) Finance
1 19 (5.74%) Games
2 17 (5.14%) Telecoms
3 10 (3.02%) Publishing
4 8 (2.42%) Banking
5 7 (2.11%) Retail
5 7 (2.11%) Marketing
6 3 (0.91%) Advertising
7 2 (0.60%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.60%) Back Office
7 2 (0.60%) Billing
8 1 (0.30%) Military
8 1 (0.30%) Front Office
8 1 (0.30%) Legal
Job Titles
1 226 (68.28%) Developer
2 70 (21.15%) .NET Developer
3 40 (12.08%) C# Developer
4 27 (8.16%) ASP.NET Developer
5 25 (7.55%) Analyst
5 25 (7.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (6.95%) SharePoint Developer
6 23 (6.95%) Software Developer
7 21 (6.34%) Software Engineer
8 18 (5.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 15 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 15 (4.53%) CRM Developer
9 15 (4.53%) Consultant
10 14 (4.23%) Test Engineer
10 14 (4.23%) Software Development Engineer
10 14 (4.23%) Development Engineer
11 13 (3.93%) BizTalk Developer
11 13 (3.93%) Senior Developer
11 13 (3.93%) Architect
12 12 (3.63%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (76.44%) .NET
2 121 (36.56%) ASP.NET
3 81 (24.47%) HTML
4 75 (22.66%) CSS
5 58 (17.52%) XML
5 58 (17.52%) WCF
6 52 (15.71%) jQuery
7 48 (14.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 47 (14.20%) .NET Framework
9 43 (12.99%) Web Services
10 35 (10.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 20 (6.04%) HTML5
12 19 (5.74%) WPF
13 17 (5.14%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 17 (5.14%) ASP.NET Web API
14 15 (4.53%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 15 (4.53%) SOAP
15 13 (3.93%) REST
15 13 (3.93%) AppFabric
15 13 (3.93%) Windows SharePoint Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.23%) Computer Science
2 10 (3.02%) IPTV
2 10 (3.02%) Client/Server
3 8 (2.42%) Mobile App
4 5 (1.51%) Management Information System
5 4 (1.21%) Statistics
6 3 (0.91%) N-Tier
6 3 (0.91%) Open Source
7 2 (0.60%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.60%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.30%) Xbox
8 1 (0.30%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.30%) Social Media
8 1 (0.30%) New Media
8 1 (0.30%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.30%) BBC
8 1 (0.30%) Replication
8 1 (0.30%) SCADA
8 1 (0.30%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 86 (25.98%) Windows
2 27 (8.16%) Windows Server 2003
3 16 (4.83%) Linux
3 16 (4.83%) UNIX
3 16 (4.83%) Windows Phone
4 14 (4.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 11 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 6 (1.81%) Windows Phone 8
7 4 (1.21%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.91%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.91%) Android
9 2 (0.60%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.60%) Solaris
10 1 (0.30%) AIX
10 1 (0.30%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Vista
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (23.56%) MVC
2 36 (10.88%) CRM
3 35 (10.57%) OO
4 31 (9.37%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (8.16%) Test Scripting
6 25 (7.55%) Unit Testing
6 25 (7.55%) TDD
7 23 (6.95%) SOA
8 21 (6.34%) Scrum
8 21 (6.34%) Web Development
9 20 (6.04%) Test Automation
9 20 (6.04%) MVVM
10 19 (5.74%) System Testing
10 19 (5.74%) OOD
11 18 (5.44%) Software Engineering
11 18 (5.44%) BDD
12 13 (3.93%) Incident Management
12 13 (3.93%) Workflow
13 11 (3.32%) E-Commerce
13 11 (3.32%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 137 (41.39%) SQL
2 79 (23.87%) JavaScript
3 50 (15.11%) T-SQL
4 39 (11.78%) C++
5 24 (7.25%) Java
6 18 (5.44%) C
6 18 (5.44%) PowerShell
7 15 (4.53%) PHP
8 14 (4.23%) VB.NET
9 13 (3.93%) XAML
10 8 (2.42%) VB
11 6 (1.81%) Perl
12 5 (1.51%) Ruby
13 4 (1.21%) Groovy
14 3 (0.91%) Apex Code
14 3 (0.91%) R
14 3 (0.91%) VB6
14 3 (0.91%) VBA
15 2 (0.60%) Python
15 2 (0.60%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 24 (7.25%) Security Cleared
2 21 (6.34%) SC Cleared
3 16 (4.83%) Degree
4 13 (3.93%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (3.02%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.42%) MCTS
6 8 (2.42%) MCSE
7 7 (2.11%) ISEB
8 4 (1.21%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (1.21%) MCSD
8 4 (1.21%) CCNA
8 4 (1.21%) CCVP
9 3 (0.91%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.30%) PhD
10 1 (0.30%) CNE
10 1 (0.30%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.63%) SLA
2 7 (2.11%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 7 (2.11%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.30%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.30%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) MOM
1 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 94 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.83%) Oracle
3 11 (3.32%) Zend
3 11 (3.32%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.11%) Meridio
5 5 (1.51%) VMware
6 4 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.21%) Cisco
7 3 (0.91%) Telerik
8 2 (0.60%) Mercator
8 2 (0.60%) Remedy
8 2 (0.60%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.60%) SAP
9 1 (0.30%) Siebel
9 1 (0.30%) Sybase
9 1 (0.30%) Citrix
9 1 (0.30%) Informatica
9 1 (0.30%) Lotus
9 1 (0.30%) Open Text
9 1 (0.30%) TIBCO
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