Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 38 30
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8 +6
Contract jobs citing C# 208 190 243
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.10% 4.43% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.02% 15.78% 19.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 124 172
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £313 £322 £263
90th Percentile £500 £500 £535
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £36.75 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.56% -33.84% +30.71%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +13.33%

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 1154 1204 1222
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.31% 28.10% 24.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 688 693 752
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £377
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.24% +0.40%
10th Percentile £288 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £506
South East median daily rate £413 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 43
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £31.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.45% -16.22% +13.85%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.25 £16.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.13 £54.74
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +7.14%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -1 95 £400 -3.03% 17
Bracknell +30 45 £400 -25.58% 3
Slough +24 19 £400 +45.45% 11
Maidenhead -18 4 £325 -13.33% 2
Windsor - 3 £375 -
Newbury -4 1 - - 1
Wokingham -5 1 £388 +6.16% 4
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing C# also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for C#.

1 132 (63.46%) .NET
2 69 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (32.69%) SQL Server
4 66 (31.73%) ASP.NET
5 65 (31.25%) SQL
6 61 (29.33%) MVC
7 57 (27.40%) Microsoft
7 57 (27.40%) JavaScript
8 48 (23.08%) Test Automation
9 41 (19.71%) Java
10 40 (19.23%) HTML
11 38 (18.27%) CSS
11 38 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
13 34 (16.35%) TDD
14 29 (13.94%) Selenium
14 29 (13.94%) AngularJS
15 27 (12.98%) DevOps
15 27 (12.98%) Windows
16 25 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (11.54%) Scrum
18 23 (11.06%) HTML5
19 22 (10.58%) Git (software)
19 22 (10.58%) XML
20 21 (10.10%) Oracle
20 21 (10.10%) jQuery
21 20 (9.62%) REST
21 20 (9.62%) MSBuild
21 20 (9.62%) .NET Framework

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 (5.29%) IIS
2 9 (4.33%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (2.88%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.40%) Confluence
5 4 (1.92%) CMS
6 3 (1.44%) Apache
7 2 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.96%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.96%) TPMS
8 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.48%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.48%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.48%) Kentico
8 1 (0.48%) SAS
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.48%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.48%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.44%) Adobe Illustrator
1 3 (1.44%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (1.44%) MicroStation
1 3 (1.44%) MS Visio
1 3 (1.44%) Photoshop
1 3 (1.44%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 15 (7.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.92%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.81%) Dynamics 365
3 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.44%) SaaS
5 2 (0.96%) GitHub
5 2 (0.96%) IaaS
5 2 (0.96%) PaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.48%) Data Lake Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.48%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.37%) SMTP
2 3 (1.44%) Internet
3 2 (0.96%) Network Security
4 1 (0.48%) HTTP
4 1 (0.48%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (32.69%) SQL Server
2 15 (7.21%) MySQL
3 12 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.33%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.33%) Oracle Reports
5 9 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 8 (3.85%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 6 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.88%) Datazen
7 6 (2.88%) RDBMS
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.40%) Power BI
9 4 (1.92%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.44%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.44%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.44%) OLAP
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 37 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (13.94%) Selenium
3 22 (10.58%) Git (software)
4 20 (9.62%) MSBuild
5 19 (9.13%) NUnit
6 18 (8.65%) Ant
6 18 (8.65%) Bitbucket
6 18 (8.65%) Moq
6 18 (8.65%) NSubstitute
6 18 (8.65%) Rhino Mocks
7 16 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 16 (7.69%) Jenkins
7 16 (7.69%) JIRA
7 16 (7.69%) JUnit
7 16 (7.69%) Visual Studio
8 15 (7.21%) Subversion
9 11 (5.29%) SonarQube
9 11 (5.29%) Zephyr
10 9 (4.33%) SpecFlow
11 6 (2.88%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (5.77%) Finance
2 7 (3.37%) Banking
3 4 (1.92%) Advertising
3 4 (1.92%) Games
3 4 (1.92%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.44%) Marketing
5 2 (0.96%) Legal
6 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.48%) Electronics
6 1 (0.48%) Front Office
6 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 155 (74.52%) Developer
2 48 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 39 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 21 (10.10%) SQL Developer
5 17 (8.17%) Software Developer
6 15 (7.21%) Automation Developer
6 15 (7.21%) Consultant
6 15 (7.21%) Senior Developer
7 14 (6.73%) Agile Developer
7 14 (6.73%) C# .NET Developer
8 11 (5.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 10 (4.81%) JavaScript Developer
9 10 (4.81%) WPF Developer
10 9 (4.33%) ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 9 (4.33%) C# WPF Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Angular Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (63.46%) .NET
2 66 (31.73%) ASP.NET
3 40 (19.23%) HTML
4 38 (18.27%) CSS
5 29 (13.94%) AngularJS
6 25 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (11.06%) HTML5
8 22 (10.58%) XML
9 21 (10.10%) jQuery
10 20 (9.62%) .NET Framework
10 20 (9.62%) REST
11 18 (8.65%) WCF
11 18 (8.65%) Web Services
12 17 (8.17%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (7.69%) CSS3
14 13 (6.25%) RESTful
15 12 (5.77%) .NET Core
16 11 (5.29%) Entity Framework
16 11 (5.29%) WPF
17 10 (4.81%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.25%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.33%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.88%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.88%) User Experience
5 5 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 3 (1.44%) Animation
7 2 (0.96%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.48%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.48%) iPad
8 1 (0.48%) iPhone
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.98%) Windows
2 16 (7.69%) Linux
3 9 (4.33%) Unix
4 6 (2.88%) Android
4 6 (2.88%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.92%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.96%) Debian
6 2 (0.96%) OpenVMS
6 2 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.96%) VME
7 1 (0.48%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (33.17%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (29.33%) MVC
3 48 (23.08%) Test Automation
4 34 (16.35%) TDD
5 27 (12.98%) DevOps
6 25 (12.02%) Continuous Integration
7 24 (11.54%) Scrum
8 18 (8.65%) BDD
9 15 (7.21%) CRM
9 15 (7.21%) Web Development
10 13 (6.25%) Business Intelligence
10 13 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 12 (5.77%) SOLID
12 11 (5.29%) Business Transformation
12 11 (5.29%) Data Modelling
12 11 (5.29%) Microservices
13 8 (3.85%) Migration
13 8 (3.85%) SDLC
14 7 (3.37%) Open Source
14 7 (3.37%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 65 (31.25%) SQL
2 57 (27.40%) JavaScript
3 41 (19.71%) Java
4 15 (7.21%) PHP
4 15 (7.21%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.73%) C++
5 14 (6.73%) PowerShell
6 13 (6.25%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.29%) C
8 6 (2.88%) TypeScript
9 5 (2.40%) Bash Shell
9 5 (2.40%) Python
9 5 (2.40%) XPath
10 4 (1.92%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.44%) Groovy
11 3 (1.44%) Ruby
11 3 (1.44%) XAML
12 2 (0.96%) COBOL
12 2 (0.96%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.96%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (5.29%) Degree
2 9 (4.33%) Security Cleared
3 8 (3.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) CREST Certified
4 2 (0.96%) OSCP
5 1 (0.48%) HNC
5 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.17%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.48%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 11 (5.29%) Docker
2 1 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (9.13%) Ansible
1 19 (9.13%) Puppet
2 9 (4.33%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.40%) Salt
4 2 (0.96%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 57 (27.40%) Microsoft
2 21 (10.10%) Oracle
3 12 (5.77%) Sitecore
4 8 (3.85%) DevExpress
4 8 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.88%) Sybase
6 5 (2.40%) SAP
7 3 (1.44%) Autodesk
7 3 (1.44%) JDA
7 3 (1.44%) RedPrairie
7 3 (1.44%) Tableau
7 3 (1.44%) Zend
8 2 (0.96%) Capita
8 2 (0.96%) Fujitsu
8 2 (0.96%) Google
8 2 (0.96%) HP
9 1 (0.48%) IBM
9 1 (0.48%) Lotus
9 1 (0.48%) Remedy
9 1 (0.48%) Serena