Period
to 21 June 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 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 39 49 35
Rank change year-on-year +10 -14 -9
Contract jobs citing C# 176 119 234
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.57% 3.26% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.97% 13.37% 19.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 83 148
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £390 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.64% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £319 £268 £310
90th Percentile £528 £488 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Berkshire median hourly rate - £50.50 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +461.11% -76.92%
South East median hourly rate £41.50 £43.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -3.49% +13.91% -16.11%

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 1,260 890 1,201
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.72% 24.36% 24.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 693 516 737
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £288 £269
90th Percentile £550 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £395
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +8.97%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 22 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £27.50 £19.66 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.88% +57.28% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £13.00 £11.45
90th Percentile £50.50 £53.18 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +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 21 June 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 21 June 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 +2 100 £393 +3.97% 47
Bracknell +16 19 £475 +4.97% 11
Maidenhead -10 8 £440 +10.00% 11
Slough -8 3 £513 +105.00% 21
Newbury -11 3 £338 +18.42% 7
Wokingham - 2 £350 - 3
Windsor 0 1 £300 -36.84% 3
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 21 June 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#.

1 121 (68.75%) .NET
2 72 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (38.64%) ASP.NET
4 64 (36.36%) MVC
5 59 (33.52%) SQL
6 58 (32.95%) SQL Server
7 54 (30.68%) JavaScript
8 46 (26.14%) Microsoft
9 44 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
11 35 (19.89%) AngularJS
12 33 (18.75%) Microservices
13 30 (17.05%) Java
14 28 (15.91%) Windows
14 28 (15.91%) TDD
15 27 (15.34%) Visual Studio
15 27 (15.34%) DevOps
16 25 (14.20%) HTML
17 23 (13.07%) .NET Framework
17 23 (13.07%) .NET Core
18 22 (12.50%) jQuery
18 22 (12.50%) Security Cleared
19 21 (11.93%) SC Cleared
19 21 (11.93%) Git (software)
20 20 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
21 19 (10.80%) Team Foundation Server
21 19 (10.80%) Python
22 18 (10.23%) CRM
23 17 (9.66%) C++
23 17 (9.66%) CSS

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 15 (8.52%) SharePoint
2 8 (4.55%) CMS
3 7 (3.98%) WordPress
4 6 (3.41%) Confluence
4 6 (3.41%) IIS
5 5 (2.84%) Documentum
6 4 (2.27%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.27%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.70%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.70%) SAS
8 2 (1.14%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.14%) FileNet
8 2 (1.14%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.14%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.70%) Simulink
2 3 (1.70%) SPSS
3 1 (0.57%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.14%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.14%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.82%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.41%) IaaS
3 6 (3.41%) NuGet
3 6 (3.41%) PaaS
4 5 (2.84%) Azure Data Factory
5 4 (2.27%) SaaS
6 3 (1.70%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.70%) GitHub
6 3 (1.70%) Office 365
7 2 (1.14%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.55%) Firewall
1 8 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.98%) SMTP
3 4 (2.27%) Internet
4 3 (1.70%) Network Security
4 3 (1.70%) RS-232
5 2 (1.14%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.14%) DNS
5 2 (1.14%) HTTP
6 1 (0.57%) NFC
6 1 (0.57%) RFID
6 1 (0.57%) SAN
6 1 (0.57%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (32.95%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.52%) Apache Cassandra
2 15 (8.52%) NoSQL
3 14 (7.95%) Big Data
4 11 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 11 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (5.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (4.55%) Hadoop
7 7 (3.98%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.98%) Redis
7 7 (3.98%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.41%) Power BI
9 4 (2.27%) Apache Hive
9 4 (2.27%) Cosmos DB
9 4 (2.27%) Data Lake
9 4 (2.27%) HBase
9 4 (2.27%) HDInsight
9 4 (2.27%) Pentaho
9 4 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.27%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (15.34%) Visual Studio
2 21 (11.93%) Git (software)
3 19 (10.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 16 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (7.39%) JIRA
6 12 (6.82%) Bitbucket
7 11 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (6.25%) Selenium
8 7 (3.98%) Eclipse
8 7 (3.98%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.98%) Visual Studio Team System
9 6 (3.41%) Maven
9 6 (3.41%) SpecFlow
9 6 (3.41%) Subversion
10 5 (2.84%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.70%) Ant
11 3 (1.70%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.70%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.70%) Mercurial
11 3 (1.70%) NUnit
General
1 12 (6.82%) Finance
2 7 (3.98%) Banking
3 4 (2.27%) Marketing
4 3 (1.70%) Automotive
5 2 (1.14%) Advertising
5 2 (1.14%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.57%) Electronics
6 1 (0.57%) Games
6 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 121 (68.75%) Developer
2 52 (29.55%) .NET Developer
3 31 (17.61%) C# Developer
4 22 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 19 (10.80%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (7.95%) Xamarin Developer
7 12 (6.82%) Consultant
8 11 (6.25%) Angular Developer
8 11 (6.25%) Software Developer
9 9 (5.11%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.11%) Senior Software Developer
10 8 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.98%) Digital Project Manager
11 7 (3.98%) Project Manager
11 7 (3.98%) SQL Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.41%) Software Engineer
12 6 (3.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (68.75%) .NET
2 68 (38.64%) ASP.NET
3 40 (22.73%) ASP.NET Web API
4 35 (19.89%) AngularJS
5 25 (14.20%) HTML
6 23 (13.07%) .NET Core
6 23 (13.07%) .NET Framework
7 22 (12.50%) jQuery
8 20 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (9.66%) CSS
10 16 (9.09%) Web Services
11 14 (7.95%) Angular 2
12 12 (6.82%) Entity Framework
12 12 (6.82%) XML
13 10 (5.68%) ASP.NET Core
13 10 (5.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 9 (5.11%) REST
14 9 (5.11%) WCF
15 8 (4.55%) React
16 6 (3.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.95%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (6.82%) Mobile App
3 8 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (3.41%) User Experience
5 5 (2.84%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.84%) Replication
6 3 (1.70%) Blog
6 3 (1.70%) Computer Science
6 3 (1.70%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (1.14%) Graphic Design
7 2 (1.14%) Wiki
8 1 (0.57%) Clustering
8 1 (0.57%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.57%) Fintech
8 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 28 (15.91%) Windows
2 12 (6.82%) Linux
3 11 (6.25%) Android
4 5 (2.84%) Apple iOS
4 5 (2.84%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (36.36%) MVC
3 33 (18.75%) Microservices
4 28 (15.91%) TDD
5 27 (15.34%) DevOps
6 18 (10.23%) CRM
7 15 (8.52%) Multithreading
7 15 (8.52%) Scrum
8 14 (7.95%) SDLC
9 13 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
9 13 (7.39%) Test Automation
9 13 (7.39%) Workflow
10 12 (6.82%) Analytics
10 12 (6.82%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (6.82%) Migration
10 12 (6.82%) Mobile Development
10 12 (6.82%) Software Engineering
10 12 (6.82%) Web Development
11 11 (6.25%) Data Modelling
12 10 (5.68%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 59 (33.52%) SQL
2 54 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.05%) Java
4 19 (10.80%) Python
5 17 (9.66%) C++
5 17 (9.66%) TypeScript
6 14 (7.95%) PowerShell
7 10 (5.68%) Scala
8 9 (5.11%) R
9 6 (3.41%) CQL
10 5 (2.84%) C
10 5 (2.84%) F#
10 5 (2.84%) Go
11 4 (2.27%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.70%) Assembly Language
12 3 (1.70%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.70%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.14%) Delphi
13 2 (1.14%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.14%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 22 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 21 (11.93%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.55%) Degree
4 4 (2.27%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.70%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.57%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.55%) GDPR
2 6 (3.41%) ISO 9001
2 6 (3.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (1.70%) MISRA
3 3 (1.70%) MISRA C
4 2 (1.14%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.57%) ISO 26262
5 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.41%) Active Directory
1 6 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (2.27%) Apache Flume
2 4 (2.27%) Docker
3 2 (1.14%) Hyper-V
3 2 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.14%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (3.41%) Opsview
2 5 (2.84%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.14%) Ansible
3 2 (1.14%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.14%) Puppet
3 2 (1.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.57%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (0.57%) Grafana
4 1 (0.57%) Graphite
4 1 (0.57%) Graylog
4 1 (0.57%) Icinga
4 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.57%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 46 (26.14%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.95%) Xamarin
3 13 (7.39%) Oracle
4 7 (3.98%) Capita
4 7 (3.98%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (3.98%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.98%) VMware
5 5 (2.84%) HP
5 5 (2.84%) Serena
6 4 (2.27%) Informatica
6 4 (2.27%) Talend
7 3 (1.70%) Rackspace
7 3 (1.70%) SAP
7 3 (1.70%) Tableau
7 3 (1.70%) Teradata
7 3 (1.70%) Vertica
8 2 (1.14%) Citrix
8 2 (1.14%) IBM
8 2 (1.14%) Lotus
8 2 (1.14%) Sage