Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 36 39
Rank change year-on-year +9 +3 -8
Contract jobs citing C# 234 192 199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.97% 4.81% 4.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.10% 17.57% 15.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 123 135
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £313
90th Percentile £548 £500 £498
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £36.75
South East median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year -8.89% +11.11% -4.71%

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 1,225 1,093 1,250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.24% 27.39% 28.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 743 651 718
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £281 £275
90th Percentile £550 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.18% +0.06% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 41
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £19.66 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +90.74% +31.07% -59.73%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £51.25 £49.00 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +6.67%

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 15 October 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 15 October 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 +11 134 £406 +1.56% 64
Bracknell -19 18 £463 +14.20% 29
Maidenhead +11 13 £488 +50.00% 12
Newbury - 11 £388 - 17
Slough -14 9 £430 +7.50% 13
Wokingham - 3 £355 - 7
Windsor 0 1 £300 -20.00% 1
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 15 October 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#.

1 175 (74.79%) .NET
2 88 (37.61%) MVC
3 87 (37.18%) ASP.NET
4 78 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (30.77%) SQL
6 69 (29.49%) JavaScript
7 64 (27.35%) SQL Server
8 62 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (25.64%) Microsoft
10 56 (23.93%) ASP.NET Web API
11 51 (21.79%) HTML
12 45 (19.23%) CSS
13 43 (18.38%) Microservices
13 43 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (15.81%) AngularJS
15 34 (14.53%) NoSQL
15 34 (14.53%) MongoDB
15 34 (14.53%) TDD
16 32 (13.68%) .NET Framework
16 32 (13.68%) Windows
16 32 (13.68%) Scrum
17 30 (12.82%) Java
17 30 (12.82%) Test Automation
18 29 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
18 29 (12.39%) .NET Core
18 29 (12.39%) jQuery
19 27 (11.54%) OO
19 27 (11.54%) Visual Studio
20 25 (10.68%) JSON
21 24 (10.26%) Oracle

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 24 (10.26%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (6.84%) Apache Solr
3 15 (6.41%) CMS
4 13 (5.56%) Umbraco
5 11 (4.70%) IIS
6 7 (2.99%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.14%) Apache Spark
8 4 (1.71%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.28%) Confluence
9 3 (1.28%) Oracle Workflow
9 3 (1.28%) WordPress
10 2 (0.85%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.85%) FileNet
10 2 (0.85%) IBM Domino
10 2 (0.85%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.85%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.43%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (2.56%) Simulink
2 5 (2.14%) Chatbot
2 5 (2.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.85%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (3.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.85%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.85%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 62 (26.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (12.39%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (5.98%) GitHub
4 12 (5.13%) SaaS
5 6 (2.56%) Office 365
5 6 (2.56%) Serverless
6 5 (2.14%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.28%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.28%) NuGet
8 2 (0.85%) Force.com
9 1 (0.43%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (8.12%) HTTP
2 6 (2.56%) RS-232
3 5 (2.14%) Firewall
3 5 (2.14%) SAN
4 4 (1.71%) Network Security
4 4 (1.71%) SMTP
4 4 (1.71%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.85%) DNS
5 2 (0.85%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.43%) Internet
6 1 (0.43%) NFC
6 1 (0.43%) RFID
6 1 (0.43%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (27.35%) SQL Server
2 34 (14.53%) MongoDB
2 34 (14.53%) NoSQL
3 22 (9.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 17 (7.26%) Neo4j
5 16 (6.84%) Redis
6 12 (5.13%) Big Data
7 9 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.99%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.56%) MySQL
9 6 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 5 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.14%) Relational Database
11 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.71%) SQL Server 2014
12 3 (1.28%) Data Lake
12 3 (1.28%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.28%) Power BI
12 3 (1.28%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 27 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.83%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (8.55%) Git (software)
3 20 (8.55%) Selenium
3 20 (8.55%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (4.70%) Cucumber
4 11 (4.70%) SpecFlow
4 11 (4.70%) Subversion
5 10 (4.27%) JMeter
6 8 (3.42%) Octopus Deploy
6 8 (3.42%) TeamCity
7 7 (2.99%) Jenkins
7 7 (2.99%) NUnit
8 6 (2.56%) JIRA
8 6 (2.56%) Mercurial
9 5 (2.14%) Protractor
10 3 (1.28%) Mocha
10 3 (1.28%) Moq
10 3 (1.28%) RSpec
10 3 (1.28%) webpack
General
1 8 (3.42%) Banking
2 7 (2.99%) Automotive
2 7 (2.99%) Finance
3 4 (1.71%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.85%) Law
4 2 (0.85%) Marketing
4 2 (0.85%) Retail
5 1 (0.43%) Advertising
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) German Language
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 155 (66.24%) Developer
2 76 (32.48%) .NET Developer
3 42 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 24 (10.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (8.12%) Full Stack Developer
5 19 (8.12%) Senior Developer
6 17 (7.26%) Software Engineer
7 14 (5.98%) Angular Developer
8 11 (4.70%) Tester
9 10 (4.27%) Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
9 10 (4.27%) Test Analyst
9 10 (4.27%) Web Developer
10 9 (3.85%) Test Engineer
10 9 (3.85%) Umbraco Developer
11 8 (3.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (3.42%) Consultant
11 8 (3.42%) Senior C# Developer
11 8 (3.42%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (74.79%) .NET
2 87 (37.18%) ASP.NET
3 56 (23.93%) ASP.NET Web API
4 51 (21.79%) HTML
5 45 (19.23%) CSS
6 43 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 37 (15.81%) AngularJS
8 32 (13.68%) .NET Framework
9 29 (12.39%) .NET Core
9 29 (12.39%) jQuery
10 25 (10.68%) JSON
11 23 (9.83%) HTML5
12 21 (8.97%) RabbitMQ
13 20 (8.55%) Kafka
14 16 (6.84%) Lucene
14 16 (6.84%) Memcached
14 16 (6.84%) Web Services
15 14 (5.98%) Node.js
15 14 (5.98%) REST
15 14 (5.98%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.83%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.42%) Computer Science
3 8 (3.42%) User Experience
4 6 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
5 4 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.71%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.71%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.28%) Social Media
7 2 (0.85%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.85%) Life Science
7 2 (0.85%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.43%) Blog
8 1 (0.43%) iPad
8 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) RIA
8 1 (0.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 32 (13.68%) Windows
2 8 (3.42%) Linux
3 4 (1.71%) Android
4 3 (1.28%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.28%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.43%) Unix
5 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (37.61%) MVC
2 78 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (18.38%) Microservices
4 34 (14.53%) TDD
5 32 (13.68%) Scrum
6 30 (12.82%) Test Automation
7 27 (11.54%) OO
8 23 (9.83%) Multithreading
9 22 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (9.40%) Software Engineering
10 21 (8.97%) BDD
10 21 (8.97%) Web Development
11 16 (6.84%) Machine Learning
11 16 (6.84%) Mentoring
11 16 (6.84%) Open Source
11 16 (6.84%) Problem-Solving
11 16 (6.84%) SDLC
12 13 (5.56%) DevOps
12 13 (5.56%) Kanban
13 12 (5.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 72 (30.77%) SQL
2 69 (29.49%) JavaScript
3 30 (12.82%) Java
4 19 (8.12%) C++
5 18 (7.69%) Python
6 14 (5.98%) TypeScript
6 14 (5.98%) VB
7 9 (3.85%) PL/SQL
7 9 (3.85%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.85%) T-SQL
8 8 (3.42%) C
9 6 (2.56%) Assembly Language
9 6 (2.56%) MATLAB
9 6 (2.56%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.14%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.14%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.14%) VBA
11 4 (1.71%) Scala
12 2 (0.85%) Apex Code
12 2 (0.85%) R
Qualifications
1 14 (5.98%) Security Cleared
2 12 (5.13%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.42%) ISEB
4 7 (2.99%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.14%) Degree
5 5 (2.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.71%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (1.71%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.85%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.56%) MISRA
1 6 (2.56%) MISRA C
1 6 (2.56%) QA
2 5 (2.14%) GDPR
3 2 (0.85%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.43%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 19 (8.12%) Docker
2 3 (1.28%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.85%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 18 (7.69%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.14%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.85%) Opsview
3 2 (0.85%) SCOM
4 1 (0.43%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 60 (25.64%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.26%) Oracle
3 13 (5.56%) Rackspace
4 12 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.56%) HP
5 6 (2.56%) Xamarin
6 5 (2.14%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.28%) VMware
8 2 (0.85%) Google
8 2 (0.85%) IBM
8 2 (0.85%) Lotus
8 2 (0.85%) Sage
9 1 (0.43%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.43%) Apple
9 1 (0.43%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.43%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.43%) Dynatrace
9 1 (0.43%) MapR
9 1 (0.43%) Tableau
9 1 (0.43%) Telerik