Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for C# skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited C# over the 6 months to 23 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

C#
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 31 38
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 0
Contract jobs citing C# 225 209 213
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.48% 5.28% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.10% 18.10% 17.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 145 137
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £313 £213
90th Percentile £500 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 17
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £39.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.14% +183.93% -64.10%
10th Percentile £40.50 £34.63 £11.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £41.50 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.20 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.34% - +16.44%

C# is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,243 1,155 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.25% 29.15% 24.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 714 674 744
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 33 51
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +16.92%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.25 £13.50
90th Percentile £48.50 £48.50 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +9.76% +5.81% +15.67%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing C# as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for C# in Berkshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing C# in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for C# in Berkshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Berkshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for C# in Berkshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing C# in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for C# 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +8 104 £400 -3.03% 66
Bracknell +30 50 £400 - 14
Slough +11 20 £400 +52.38% 20
Maidenhead -13 9 £325 -7.14% 12
Windsor - 3 £375 - 6
Newbury -15 2 £350 -6.67% 6
Wokingham -3 1 £388 - 5
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 143 (63.56%) .NET
2 88 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (30.67%) ASP.NET
4 68 (30.22%) SQL Server
5 63 (28.00%) SQL
6 62 (27.56%) JavaScript
6 62 (27.56%) MVC
7 51 (22.67%) TDD
8 46 (20.44%) Microsoft
8 46 (20.44%) HTML
8 46 (20.44%) Java
9 45 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 43 (19.11%) DevOps
11 41 (18.22%) Test Automation
12 40 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
12 40 (17.78%) Windows
13 39 (17.33%) AngularJS
14 36 (16.00%) Git (software)
14 36 (16.00%) CSS
15 29 (12.89%) REST
15 29 (12.89%) Microservices
16 26 (11.56%) Visual Studio
16 26 (11.56%) C++
16 26 (11.56%) JIRA
17 25 (11.11%) Selenium
17 25 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 25 (11.11%) .NET Core
18 24 (10.67%) Linux
18 24 (10.67%) XML
19 22 (9.78%) jQuery

C#
Co-occurring 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 18 (8.00%) IIS
2 15 (6.67%) Confluence
3 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
4 6 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.22%) Documentum
6 4 (1.78%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.33%) Apache
7 3 (1.33%) CMS
7 3 (1.33%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.89%) TPMS
8 2 (0.89%) WordPress
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.44%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.44%) SAS
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.44%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.44%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 7 (3.11%) MS Visio
2 4 (1.78%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (1.33%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.33%) Autodesk Inventor
3 3 (1.33%) MicroStation
3 3 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 3 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.44%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 13 (5.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.78%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.44%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 45 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.33%) IaaS
2 12 (5.33%) PaaS
3 8 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.56%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (1.33%) SaaS
5 2 (0.89%) Azure Data Factory
5 2 (0.89%) GitHub
6 1 (0.44%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.44%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.44%) Firewall
1 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.11%) SMTP
3 2 (0.89%) Bluetooth
3 2 (0.89%) Internet
3 2 (0.89%) Network Security
4 1 (0.44%) FTP
4 1 (0.44%) HTTP
4 1 (0.44%) Skype
4 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (30.22%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.22%) MySQL
3 10 (4.44%) Apache Cassandra
3 10 (4.44%) Relational Database
4 9 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.11%) Oracle Reports
5 7 (3.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.22%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 4 (1.78%) Datazen
8 4 (1.78%) RDBMS
8 4 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.33%) Big Data
9 3 (1.33%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.33%) Power BI
9 3 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.89%) OLAP
10 2 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.89%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 40 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 26 (11.56%) JIRA
3 26 (11.56%) Visual Studio
4 25 (11.11%) Selenium
5 22 (9.78%) Bitbucket
6 21 (9.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 18 (8.00%) Moq
7 18 (8.00%) NSubstitute
7 18 (8.00%) Rhino Mocks
8 17 (7.56%) MSBuild
9 16 (7.11%) JUnit
9 16 (7.11%) NUnit
9 16 (7.11%) Octopus Deploy
10 15 (6.67%) Ant
10 15 (6.67%) Jenkins
10 15 (6.67%) Subversion
10 15 (6.67%) TeamCity
11 11 (4.89%) SonarQube
11 11 (4.89%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (4.89%) Finance
2 7 (3.11%) Banking
3 3 (1.33%) Advertising
3 3 (1.33%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.33%) Games
3 3 (1.33%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.33%) Marketing
4 2 (0.89%) Legal
5 1 (0.44%) Electronics
5 1 (0.44%) Front Office
5 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 169 (75.11%) Developer
2 49 (21.78%) .NET Developer
3 42 (18.67%) C# Developer
4 27 (12.00%) Software Developer
5 26 (11.56%) Senior Developer
6 18 (8.00%) Consultant
7 17 (7.56%) Java Developer
8 15 (6.67%) Automation Developer
8 15 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 14 (6.22%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 14 (6.22%) SQL Developer
10 13 (5.78%) Agile Developer
11 12 (5.33%) Senior Software Developer
11 12 (5.33%) Xamarin Developer
12 11 (4.89%) WPF Developer
13 10 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
14 9 (4.00%) Angular Developer
14 9 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
14 9 (4.00%) JavaScript Developer
14 9 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (63.56%) .NET
2 69 (30.67%) ASP.NET
3 46 (20.44%) HTML
4 39 (17.33%) AngularJS
5 36 (16.00%) CSS
6 29 (12.89%) REST
7 25 (11.11%) .NET Core
7 25 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
8 24 (10.67%) XML
9 22 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (9.78%) jQuery
10 20 (8.89%) .NET Framework
10 20 (8.89%) HTML5
11 17 (7.56%) CSS3
11 17 (7.56%) Web Services
12 16 (7.11%) WCF
13 13 (5.78%) Entity Framework
14 12 (5.33%) React
14 12 (5.33%) SOAP
14 12 (5.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.33%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (4.89%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (4.89%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.89%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.56%) User Experience
4 3 (1.33%) Animation
4 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (0.89%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.44%) Data Centre
6 1 (0.44%) Fintech
6 1 (0.44%) iPhone
6 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.44%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 40 (17.78%) Windows
2 24 (10.67%) Linux
3 12 (5.33%) Android
4 9 (4.00%) Unix
5 7 (3.11%) Windows Server
6 3 (1.33%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.89%) OpenVMS
7 2 (0.89%) VME
8 1 (0.44%) VMS
8 1 (0.44%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (39.11%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (27.56%) MVC
3 51 (22.67%) TDD
4 43 (19.11%) DevOps
5 41 (18.22%) Test Automation
6 29 (12.89%) Microservices
7 22 (9.78%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (9.78%) SDLC
8 21 (9.33%) BDD
9 20 (8.89%) Scrum
9 20 (8.89%) Software Engineering
10 15 (6.67%) CRM
11 13 (5.78%) Multithreading
12 12 (5.33%) SOLID
13 11 (4.89%) Business Transformation
13 11 (4.89%) Web Development
14 10 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.44%) Change Control
14 10 (4.44%) Migration
14 10 (4.44%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 63 (28.00%) SQL
2 62 (27.56%) JavaScript
3 46 (20.44%) Java
4 26 (11.56%) C++
5 15 (6.67%) PowerShell
6 14 (6.22%) PHP
7 13 (5.78%) T-SQL
8 12 (5.33%) C
9 10 (4.44%) CQL
9 10 (4.44%) VB.NET
10 8 (3.56%) TypeScript
11 5 (2.22%) XPath
12 4 (1.78%) PL/SQL
12 4 (1.78%) Python
13 3 (1.33%) Ada
13 3 (1.33%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.33%) Go
13 3 (1.33%) Groovy
13 3 (1.33%) Scala
14 2 (0.89%) VBA
Qualifications
1 18 (8.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.56%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.89%) Degree
4 10 (4.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.89%) CREST Certified
5 2 (0.89%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (8.44%) QA
2 9 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 9 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.33%) GDPR
4 2 (0.89%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.44%) IEC 62304
5 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (4.89%) Docker
2 10 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (2.67%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (8.00%) Ansible
1 18 (8.00%) Puppet
2 10 (4.44%) Opsview
3 8 (3.56%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (2.22%) Salt
5 1 (0.44%) Grafana
5 1 (0.44%) Graphite
5 1 (0.44%) Graylog
5 1 (0.44%) Icinga
Vendors
1 46 (20.44%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.00%) Oracle
3 14 (6.22%) Xamarin
4 11 (4.89%) Sitecore
4 11 (4.89%) VMware
5 9 (4.00%) DevExpress
6 6 (2.67%) SAP
7 4 (1.78%) Sybase
8 3 (1.33%) Autodesk
8 3 (1.33%) Capita
8 3 (1.33%) JDA
8 3 (1.33%) RedPrairie
8 3 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.33%) Tableau
8 3 (1.33%) Zend
9 2 (0.89%) Citrix
9 2 (0.89%) Fujitsu
9 2 (0.89%) Google
10 1 (0.44%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) Lotus