Period
to 16 February 2020

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 16 February 2020 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
16 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 26 28 32
Rank change year-on-year +2 +4 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 184 239 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.97% 5.74% 5.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 19.57% 18.95% 17.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 189 129
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% -3.03%
10th Percentile £325 £323 £313
90th Percentile £528 £550 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £438 £375
% change year-on-year -2.86% +16.67% -0.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +9.76% +3.14%
South East median hourly rate £40.25 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -10.56% - +5.88%

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 940 1,261 1,227
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 30.52% 30.26% 30.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 569 766 691
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £445 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.12% +11.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £300
90th Percentile £590 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 15 25
Berkshire median hourly rate £72.50 £45.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +61.11% +36.36% +14.78%
10th Percentile £18.25 £35.50 £8.00
90th Percentile £82.50 £48.25 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -7.78% - +9.76%

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 16 February 2020.

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 16 February 2020. 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 -5 111 £425 -5.56% 55
Slough +13 27 £400 -15.79% 8
Newbury -7 10 £368 -5.77% 20
Bracknell +38 8 £313 -10.71% 16
Maidenhead +7 8 £313 -21.88% 12
Wokingham - 1 £425 - 9
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 16 February 2020, 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#.

1 156 (84.78%) .NET
2 84 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (45.11%) JavaScript
4 77 (41.85%) SQL Server
5 74 (40.22%) Azure
6 63 (34.24%) MVC
6 63 (34.24%) SQL
7 56 (30.43%) ASP.NET
8 39 (21.20%) Microsoft
9 38 (20.65%) AngularJS
10 37 (20.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 37 (20.11%) CSS
11 35 (19.02%) .NET Framework
12 34 (18.48%) HTML
12 34 (18.48%) .NET Core
13 31 (16.85%) TDD
14 30 (16.30%) Web Services
15 29 (15.76%) Java
15 29 (15.76%) Test Automation
16 26 (14.13%) DevOps
17 25 (13.59%) Git (software)
17 25 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (13.04%) Scrum
19 21 (11.41%) Microservices
19 21 (11.41%) AWS
19 21 (11.41%) Selenium
20 20 (10.87%) Software Engineering
20 20 (10.87%) BDD
20 20 (10.87%) T-SQL
20 20 (10.87%) Problem-Solving

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 11 (5.98%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.35%) CMS
3 6 (3.26%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.63%) Confluence
5 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.09%) Headless CMS
5 2 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.54%) Apache
6 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.54%) Drupal
6 1 (0.54%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.54%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.54%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 74 (40.22%) Azure
2 21 (11.41%) AWS
3 10 (5.43%) GCP
4 8 (4.35%) IaaS
5 7 (3.80%) GitHub
6 6 (3.26%) Dynamics 365
6 6 (3.26%) PaaS
6 6 (3.26%) SaaS
7 3 (1.63%) Power Platform
7 3 (1.63%) Serverless
8 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.09%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Flow
9 1 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.54%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.54%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.54%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.54%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.54%) Trello
9 1 (0.54%) Tricentis Tosca
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.80%) DNS
2 5 (2.72%) IPv6
3 4 (2.17%) Network Security
4 3 (1.63%) HTTP
4 3 (1.63%) SSL
4 3 (1.63%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.09%) DHCP
5 2 (1.09%) IPsec
5 2 (1.09%) VPN
5 2 (1.09%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.54%) 802.15
6 1 (0.54%) DMZ
6 1 (0.54%) Firewall
6 1 (0.54%) H.323
6 1 (0.54%) Intranet
6 1 (0.54%) Skype
6 1 (0.54%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (41.85%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.07%) SQL Server 2016
3 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2014
4 7 (3.80%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (3.26%) Spatial Data
5 6 (3.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.72%) Data Lake
6 5 (2.72%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.72%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.63%) Cosmos DB
8 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.54%) Big Data
9 1 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.54%) Power BI
9 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 25 (13.59%) Git (software)
2 21 (11.41%) Selenium
3 14 (7.61%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (6.52%) JIRA
5 10 (5.43%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 7 (3.80%) JMeter
8 6 (3.26%) NUnit
9 4 (2.17%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.63%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.63%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.09%) kappa
11 2 (1.09%) SonarQube
12 1 (0.54%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.54%) Mocha
12 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 1 (0.54%) Postman
12 1 (0.54%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
12 1 (0.54%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (3.26%) Telecoms
2 5 (2.72%) Banking
3 4 (2.17%) German Language
4 3 (1.63%) French Language
4 3 (1.63%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.09%) Back Office
5 2 (1.09%) Italian Language
6 1 (0.54%) Finance
Job Titles
1 123 (66.85%) Developer
2 76 (41.30%) .NET Developer
3 38 (20.65%) C# Developer
4 23 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (10.87%) Software Developer
6 14 (7.61%) SQL Developer
7 13 (7.07%) ASP.NET Developer
8 12 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 11 (5.98%) Azure Developer
9 11 (5.98%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (5.98%) SQL Server Developer
10 10 (5.43%) .NET Software Developer
10 10 (5.43%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (5.43%) Software Engineer
11 8 (4.35%) Analyst
11 8 (4.35%) Architect
12 7 (3.80%) Angular Developer
12 7 (3.80%) QA Engineer
13 6 (3.26%) React Developer
13 6 (3.26%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (84.78%) .NET
2 56 (30.43%) ASP.NET
3 38 (20.65%) AngularJS
4 37 (20.11%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (20.11%) CSS
5 35 (19.02%) .NET Framework
6 34 (18.48%) .NET Core
6 34 (18.48%) HTML
7 30 (16.30%) Web Services
8 25 (13.59%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (8.70%) ASP.NET Core
10 13 (7.07%) HTML5
10 13 (7.07%) jQuery
10 13 (7.07%) RESTful
11 10 (5.43%) SOAP
11 10 (5.43%) Vue.js
12 9 (4.89%) Node.js
13 8 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 8 (4.35%) REST
13 8 (4.35%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.26%) Clustering
2 6 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
3 5 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.63%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.09%) Linux Command Line
6 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.54%) Cyberattack
7 1 (0.54%) Cyberthreat
7 1 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.54%) Life Science
7 1 (0.54%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.54%) User Experience
7 1 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.24%) Windows
2 16 (8.70%) Linux
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.54%) Android
4 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (45.65%) Agile Software Development
2 63 (34.24%) MVC
3 31 (16.85%) TDD
4 29 (15.76%) Test Automation
5 26 (14.13%) DevOps
6 24 (13.04%) Scrum
7 21 (11.41%) Microservices
8 20 (10.87%) BDD
8 20 (10.87%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (10.87%) Software Engineering
9 17 (9.24%) Migration
9 17 (9.24%) OO
10 16 (8.70%) Unit Testing
11 14 (7.61%) OOD
12 13 (7.07%) Kanban
12 13 (7.07%) SDLC
13 12 (6.52%) OWASP
13 12 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
13 12 (6.52%) Web Design
14 11 (5.98%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 83 (45.11%) JavaScript
2 63 (34.24%) SQL
3 29 (15.76%) Java
4 20 (10.87%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.70%) Python
6 15 (8.15%) TypeScript
7 11 (5.98%) PHP
7 11 (5.98%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.80%) C
8 7 (3.80%) C++
8 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.26%) R
10 3 (1.63%) Scala
11 2 (1.09%) ES6
11 2 (1.09%) F#
12 1 (0.54%) PHP 7
12 1 (0.54%) XAML
Qualifications
1 15 (8.15%) Degree
2 13 (7.07%) Security Cleared
3 9 (4.89%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 4 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (1.63%) ISEB
7 2 (1.09%) CISA
7 2 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.54%) CEH
8 1 (0.54%) CISM
8 1 (0.54%) CISSP
8 1 (0.54%) GIAC
8 1 (0.54%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.54%) MCITP
8 1 (0.54%) MCSA
8 1 (0.54%) MCSD
8 1 (0.54%) MCSE
8 1 (0.54%) OSCE
8 1 (0.54%) OSCP
8 1 (0.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.61%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) Government Security Classifications
2 1 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.54%) NIST
System Software
1 11 (5.98%) Docker
2 6 (3.26%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (3.80%) Kubernetes
2 6 (3.26%) HP ALM
2 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Clustering
3 2 (1.09%) MIIS
3 2 (1.09%) Terraform
4 1 (0.54%) Ansible
4 1 (0.54%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 39 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.15%) Oracle
3 10 (5.43%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.80%) Google
5 6 (3.26%) HP
6 4 (2.17%) Black Duck
7 3 (1.63%) Coverity
8 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.54%) CA
8 1 (0.54%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.54%) Databricks
8 1 (0.54%) hybris
8 1 (0.54%) Micro Focus
8 1 (0.54%) Qualys
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.54%) Sonatype
8 1 (0.54%) Workday
8 1 (0.54%) Xamarin