Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 46 32
Rank change year-on-year +11 -14 -7
Contract jobs citing C# 199 132 250
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.02% 3.41% 5.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.52% 13.46% 20.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 143 85 170
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £332 £294 £318
90th Percentile £538 £500 £525
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +511.11% -74.83%
South East median hourly rate £40.75 £45.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -9.44% +19.21% -13.71%

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 1,282 981 1,246
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 32.36% 25.34% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 738 580 739
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £312 £295 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 23 32
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.50 £17.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +120.00% +40.00% -65.28%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £10.58
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.60 £44.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%

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 August 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 18 August 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 +6 110 £400 +4.23% 52
Bracknell +5 20 £475 -5.00% 8
Maidenhead -5 8 £500 +17.65% 9
Slough -4 6 £413 +13.79% 20
Newbury -5 6 £345 +21.05% 3
Wokingham - 4 £355 - 7
Windsor +2 1 £300 -36.84% 4
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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#.

1 141 (70.85%) .NET
2 81 (40.70%) SQL
3 76 (38.19%) ASP.NET
4 74 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (36.68%) MVC
6 55 (27.64%) SQL Server
7 54 (27.14%) JavaScript
8 52 (26.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 48 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
9 48 (24.12%) Microsoft
10 39 (19.60%) Microservices
11 37 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
12 35 (17.59%) .NET Framework
13 34 (17.09%) TDD
14 33 (16.58%) AngularJS
15 31 (15.58%) HTML
16 28 (14.07%) Java
17 27 (13.57%) NoSQL
18 26 (13.07%) MongoDB
18 26 (13.07%) jQuery
19 25 (12.56%) CSS
20 24 (12.06%) Oracle
20 24 (12.06%) .NET Core
21 22 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
21 22 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
21 22 (11.06%) Test Automation
21 22 (11.06%) Windows
22 21 (10.55%) Visual Studio
22 21 (10.55%) OO
22 21 (10.55%) Continuous Integration

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 14 (7.04%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (6.03%) Apache Solr
2 12 (6.03%) CMS
3 11 (5.53%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.02%) WordPress
5 4 (2.01%) Apache Spark
5 4 (2.01%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.51%) OpenStack
7 2 (1.01%) Confluence
7 2 (1.01%) FileNet
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Domino
7 2 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 2 (1.01%) IIS
7 2 (1.01%) MS Exchange
8 1 (0.50%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.50%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.50%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.50%) SAS
8 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (3.02%) Simulink
2 5 (2.51%) Chatbot
3 4 (2.01%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (1.01%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (0.50%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 11 (5.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.01%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.01%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 48 (24.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (11.06%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (7.04%) GitHub
4 9 (4.52%) SaaS
5 6 (3.02%) Serverless
6 5 (2.51%) Office 365
7 3 (1.51%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.51%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.51%) NuGet
8 2 (1.01%) Force.com
9 1 (0.50%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.53%) HTTP
2 6 (3.02%) RS-232
3 5 (2.51%) Internet
3 5 (2.51%) SAN
4 4 (2.01%) Firewall
4 4 (2.01%) SMTP
4 4 (2.01%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.51%) Network Security
6 2 (1.01%) DNS
6 2 (1.01%) HTTPS
7 1 (0.50%) NFC
7 1 (0.50%) RFID
7 1 (0.50%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (27.64%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.57%) NoSQL
3 26 (13.07%) MongoDB
4 19 (9.55%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (6.53%) Neo4j
5 13 (6.53%) Redis
6 10 (5.03%) Big Data
6 10 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (3.52%) Relational Database
7 7 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.02%) MySQL
9 5 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
10 4 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.01%) Hadoop
10 4 (2.01%) Oracle Database
11 3 (1.51%) Cosmos DB
11 3 (1.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.51%) HDInsight
11 3 (1.51%) Power BI
11 3 (1.51%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (11.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (10.55%) Visual Studio
3 19 (9.55%) Git (software)
4 17 (8.54%) Selenium
5 14 (7.04%) Visual Studio Team System
6 11 (5.53%) Subversion
7 10 (5.03%) JIRA
7 10 (5.03%) SpecFlow
8 9 (4.52%) Cucumber
9 8 (4.02%) JMeter
10 7 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
11 6 (3.02%) Bitbucket
11 6 (3.02%) Jenkins
11 6 (3.02%) Mercurial
11 6 (3.02%) NUnit
12 5 (2.51%) Protractor
12 5 (2.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (2.01%) Ant
13 4 (2.01%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (2.01%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (5.03%) Finance
2 7 (3.52%) Automotive
3 6 (3.02%) Banking
4 4 (2.01%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.51%) Marketing
6 2 (1.01%) Advertising
6 2 (1.01%) Retail
7 1 (0.50%) Electronics
7 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 132 (66.33%) Developer
2 65 (32.66%) .NET Developer
3 41 (20.60%) C# Developer
4 22 (11.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 14 (7.04%) Senior Developer
6 13 (6.53%) Full Stack Developer
6 13 (6.53%) Software Engineer
7 11 (5.53%) Angular Developer
8 10 (5.03%) ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (4.52%) Analyst
9 9 (4.52%) Test Analyst
10 8 (4.02%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (4.02%) Consultant
10 8 (4.02%) Lead Developer
10 8 (4.02%) SQL Developer
10 8 (4.02%) Tester
11 7 (3.52%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.52%) Senior C# Developer
12 6 (3.02%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 6 (3.02%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (70.85%) .NET
2 76 (38.19%) ASP.NET
3 52 (26.13%) ASP.NET Web API
4 37 (18.59%) ASP.NET MVC
5 35 (17.59%) .NET Framework
6 33 (16.58%) AngularJS
7 31 (15.58%) HTML
8 26 (13.07%) jQuery
9 25 (12.56%) CSS
10 24 (12.06%) .NET Core
11 20 (10.05%) Web Services
12 18 (9.05%) JSON
13 15 (7.54%) RabbitMQ
14 14 (7.04%) Entity Framework
14 14 (7.04%) Kafka
15 13 (6.53%) HTML5
16 12 (6.03%) Angular 2
16 12 (6.03%) Lucene
16 12 (6.03%) Memcached
17 11 (5.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.55%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (4.02%) Self-Motivation
2 8 (4.02%) User Experience
3 7 (3.52%) Computer Science
4 6 (3.02%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (3.02%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.01%) Graphic Design
5 2 (1.01%) Life Science
5 2 (1.01%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.01%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.01%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.50%) Blog
6 1 (0.50%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.50%) Replication
6 1 (0.50%) RIA
6 1 (0.50%) Wiki
6 1 (0.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 22 (11.06%) Windows
2 8 (4.02%) Linux
3 5 (2.51%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.51%) Ubuntu
5 2 (1.01%) Android
5 2 (1.01%) Unix
6 1 (0.50%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (37.19%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (36.68%) MVC
3 39 (19.60%) Microservices
4 34 (17.09%) TDD
5 22 (11.06%) Test Automation
6 21 (10.55%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (10.55%) OO
7 20 (10.05%) Scrum
8 17 (8.54%) BDD
8 17 (8.54%) CRM
9 16 (8.04%) SDLC
10 15 (7.54%) DevOps
10 15 (7.54%) Kanban
10 15 (7.54%) Machine Learning
10 15 (7.54%) Web Development
11 14 (7.04%) Multithreading
11 14 (7.04%) Software Engineering
12 13 (6.53%) Mentoring
13 12 (6.03%) Open Source
14 11 (5.53%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 81 (40.70%) SQL
2 54 (27.14%) JavaScript
3 28 (14.07%) Java
4 18 (9.05%) Python
5 15 (7.54%) TypeScript
6 14 (7.04%) C++
7 9 (4.52%) C
7 9 (4.52%) PowerShell
8 8 (4.02%) T-SQL
8 8 (4.02%) VB
9 6 (3.02%) Assembly Language
9 6 (3.02%) MATLAB
10 5 (2.51%) Embedded C
10 5 (2.51%) Embedded C++
10 5 (2.51%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.51%) Scala
11 4 (2.01%) R
12 3 (1.51%) Objective-C
13 2 (1.01%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.01%) VBA
Qualifications
1 19 (9.55%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (4.02%) ISEB
4 7 (3.52%) ISTQB
5 5 (2.51%) Degree
5 5 (2.51%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (2.01%) DV Cleared
6 4 (2.01%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 4 (2.01%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.50%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.02%) MISRA
1 6 (3.02%) MISRA C
2 5 (2.51%) GDPR
3 2 (1.01%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.01%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.01%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 14 (7.04%) Docker
2 2 (1.01%) Hyper-V
2 2 (1.01%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (1.01%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (1.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.50%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 11 (5.53%) Kubernetes
2 10 (5.03%) HP ALM
3 2 (1.01%) Ansible
3 2 (1.01%) Opsview
3 2 (1.01%) Puppet
3 2 (1.01%) SCOM
4 1 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.50%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 48 (24.12%) Microsoft
2 24 (12.06%) Oracle
3 11 (5.53%) HP
4 10 (5.03%) Capita
4 10 (5.03%) Rackspace
5 8 (4.02%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (4.02%) Sitecore
6 6 (3.02%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.51%) Serena
8 3 (1.51%) Tableau
9 2 (1.01%) IBM
9 2 (1.01%) Lotus
9 2 (1.01%) Sage
9 2 (1.01%) VMware
10 1 (0.50%) Apple
10 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.50%) Informatica
10 1 (0.50%) SAP
10 1 (0.50%) Telerik
10 1 (0.50%) Teradata