Period
to 8 March 2021

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 8 March 2021 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
8 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 46 27 27
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 48 173 233
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.49% 5.79% 5.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.19% 18.87% 18.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 135 194
Median daily rate £475 £413 £444
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.15% -7.04% +10.94%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £323
90th Percentile £600 £524 £596
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £443
% change year-on-year +5.88% -3.95% +18.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £45.00
10th Percentile £45.30 - £42.50
90th Percentile £61.42 - £47.50
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +8.24% -10.53% +6.60%

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 364 917 1,255
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.49% 30.67% 29.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 226 572 772
Median daily rate £450 £448 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.56% -0.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £301 £304 £315
90th Percentile £600 £600 £611
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 23 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £72.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -44.83% +61.11% +36.36%
10th Percentile £25.50 £18.25 £36.25
90th Percentile £60.00 £82.50 £48.50
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -5.56% +5.88%

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C# in Berkshire

C#
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing C# in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for C# in Berkshire

C#
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing C# in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Daily rate histogram for C# in Berkshire

C#
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing C# in Berkshire.

Hourly rate trend for C# in Berkshire

C#
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing C# in Berkshire over the 6 months to 8 March 2021.

Hourly rate histogram 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 8 March 2021. 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 29 £471 +10.82% 41
Slough -9 11 £600 +50.00% 6
Bracknell +5 4 - - 9
Maidenhead -4 1 £275 -21.43% 6
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 8 March 2021, 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 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 23 (47.92%) SQL
3 21 (43.75%) Java
4 18 (37.50%) Azure
5 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (31.25%) JIRA
5 15 (31.25%) DevOps
6 14 (29.17%) Python
7 13 (27.08%) QA
8 12 (25.00%) Open Source
8 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 12 (25.00%) HP
8 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
8 12 (25.00%) HP ALM
9 11 (22.92%) C++
9 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
10 10 (20.83%) Selenium
10 10 (20.83%) OWASP
10 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
10 10 (20.83%) PHP
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
10 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
10 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
10 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
10 10 (20.83%) Migration
10 10 (20.83%) Project Delivery
11 9 (18.75%) Test Planning
11 9 (18.75%) Data Structures
11 9 (18.75%) CRM
11 9 (18.75%) SharePoint

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 9 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 8 (16.67%) Confluence
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (18.75%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (2.08%) Pipeline Pilot
Business Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (37.50%) Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.08%) IPv4
1 1 (2.08%) IPv6
1 1 (2.08%) Network Security
1 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.58%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.08%) DB2
4 1 (2.08%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.08%) MySQL
4 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.08%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (31.25%) JIRA
2 10 (20.83%) Selenium
2 10 (20.83%) Visual Studio
3 5 (10.42%) JMeter
3 5 (10.42%) LoadRunner
4 4 (8.33%) NeoLoad
4 4 (8.33%) SilkPerformer
4 4 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.33%) WebLOAD
5 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
5 2 (4.17%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.17%) Postman
5 2 (4.17%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (4.17%) SoapUI
5 2 (4.17%) WebDriver
6 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.08%) Mockito
6 1 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (2.08%) Zephyr
General
1 12 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.17%) Finance
2 2 (4.17%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.17%) Retail
3 1 (2.08%) Games
3 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 25 (52.08%) Developer
2 10 (20.83%) .NET Developer
2 10 (20.83%) Security Engineer
3 9 (18.75%) CRM Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 9 (18.75%) Test Engineer
4 8 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
5 4 (8.33%) Performance Tester
5 4 (8.33%) Tester
6 3 (6.25%) Azure Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Backend Developer
6 3 (6.25%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.25%) Lead Tester
7 2 (4.17%) Automation Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (4.17%) Python Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Senior Security Engineer
7 2 (4.17%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.08%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (56.25%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) ASP.NET
3 7 (14.58%) AngularJS
3 7 (14.58%) CSS
4 6 (12.50%) HTML
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Core
5 5 (10.42%) HTML5
6 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (8.33%) React
7 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Core
8 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (4.17%) CSS3
8 2 (4.17%) jQuery
8 2 (4.17%) RESTful
8 2 (4.17%) SOAP
8 2 (4.17%) Spring
8 2 (4.17%) Swagger
9 1 (2.08%) Web Services
9 1 (2.08%) WireMock
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.75%) Data Structures
2 4 (8.33%) Smart Meter
3 3 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (4.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.17%) Mobile App
4 2 (4.17%) Robotics
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) HoloLens
5 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.08%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.42%) Windows
2 3 (6.25%) Linux
3 2 (4.17%) Android
3 2 (4.17%) Apple iOS
3 2 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (31.25%) DevOps
2 12 (25.00%) Open Source
3 11 (22.92%) Security Testing
4 10 (20.83%) Migration
4 10 (20.83%) OWASP
4 10 (20.83%) Project Delivery
5 9 (18.75%) CRM
5 9 (18.75%) Penetration Testing
5 9 (18.75%) Security Architecture
5 9 (18.75%) Test Planning
6 8 (16.67%) Cybersecurity
6 8 (16.67%) Information Security
6 8 (16.67%) Risk Assessment
6 8 (16.67%) Threat Management
6 8 (16.67%) Vulnerability Management
7 7 (14.58%) MVC
8 6 (12.50%) Microservices
8 6 (12.50%) Scrum
8 6 (12.50%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (47.92%) SQL
2 21 (43.75%) Java
3 14 (29.17%) Python
4 11 (22.92%) C++
5 10 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 10 (20.83%) PHP
6 8 (16.67%) C
6 8 (16.67%) VB.NET
7 4 (8.33%) VB
8 2 (4.17%) Apple Swift
8 2 (4.17%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.17%) Perl
8 2 (4.17%) PowerShell
8 2 (4.17%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) Go
9 1 (2.08%) Ruby
9 1 (2.08%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.33%) ISEB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB
2 4 (8.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (4.17%) Degree
4 1 (2.08%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) QA
2 8 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 8 (16.67%) NIST
3 4 (8.33%) SLA
4 1 (2.08%) GDPR
4 1 (2.08%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (8.33%) Docker
2 2 (4.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) HP ALM
2 8 (16.67%) HP Fortify
3 4 (8.33%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (25.00%) HP
1 12 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) ArcSight
2 8 (16.67%) Black Duck
2 8 (16.67%) Micro Focus
2 8 (16.67%) Qualys
2 8 (16.67%) Sonatype
3 2 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.08%) MuleSoft
4 1 (2.08%) Splunk