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 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 44 40 22
Rank change year-on-year -4 -18  
Contract jobs citing C# 60 103 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.28% 4.14% 6.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.57% 17.76% 23.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 62 123
Median daily rate £370 £420 £382
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.90% +10.09%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £340 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £480 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £46.00 £55.55 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.19% +42.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £22.97 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.20 £55.55 £107.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +9.21% +8.57%  

C# is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Contract Programming Language Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 442 580 803
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 24.17% 23.34% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 255 368 468
Median daily rate £418 £388 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.74% +8.39%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Median hourly rate £27.50 £14.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +96.42% -61.11%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.00 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.55 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% +11.11%  

C#
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing C# as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Berkshire over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -6 35 £370 -7.50% 17
Maidenhead +1 7 £400 -5.88% 1
Slough +8 4 £294 -56.48% 11
Newbury +3 1 £285 -12.30%
Bracknell -3 1 £500 - 8
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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#.

1 128 (73.56%) .NET
2 75 (43.10%) SQL
3 70 (40.23%) SQL Server
4 61 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
5 53 (30.46%) MVC
6 46 (26.44%) Microsoft
7 44 (25.29%) JavaScript
7 44 (25.29%) ASP.NET
8 31 (17.82%) AngularJS
8 31 (17.82%) TDD
8 31 (17.82%) Security Cleared
9 28 (16.09%) Visual Studio
10 26 (14.94%) Data Protection
10 26 (14.94%) XML
11 25 (14.37%) Oracle
11 25 (14.37%) CRM
12 24 (13.79%) CSS
12 24 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
13 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
14 21 (12.07%) HTML
15 20 (11.49%) Web Services
15 20 (11.49%) BizTalk Server
16 19 (10.92%) Finance
16 19 (10.92%) Scrum
16 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
16 19 (10.92%) Web Development
16 19 (10.92%) .NET Framework
17 18 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 17 (9.77%) WCF
18 17 (9.77%) BDD

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 20 (11.49%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (4.02%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.87%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.72%) CMS
4 3 (1.72%) IIS
5 2 (1.15%) Apache
5 2 (1.15%) Jetty
5 2 (1.15%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.15%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.15%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 13 (7.47%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.72%) Photoshop
3 2 (1.15%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 24 (13.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (6.32%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.57%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 19 (10.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.15%) Office 365
3 1 (0.57%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.30%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.72%) LDAP
3 2 (1.15%) Internet
4 1 (0.57%) Extranet
4 1 (0.57%) HTTP
4 1 (0.57%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (40.23%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 13 (7.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (4.60%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (2.87%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (1.72%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (1.72%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.15%) GIS
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.57%) OLAP
9 1 (0.57%) OLAP Cube
9 1 (0.57%) OLTP
9 1 (0.57%) PerformancePoint
9 1 (0.57%) Power BI
9 1 (0.57%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (16.09%) Visual Studio
2 11 (6.32%) Selenium
2 11 (6.32%) WebDriver
3 7 (4.02%) MSTest
3 7 (4.02%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.45%) LoadRunner
5 5 (2.87%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.87%) JIRA
5 5 (2.87%) JMeter
5 5 (2.87%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 3 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 3 (1.72%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.15%) Appium
8 2 (1.15%) Bower
8 2 (1.15%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.15%) Grunt
8 2 (1.15%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.15%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.57%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (10.92%) Finance
2 5 (2.87%) Advertising
3 3 (1.72%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.72%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.15%) Electronics
4 2 (1.15%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.57%) Banking
5 1 (0.57%) Marketing
5 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.57%) Publishing
5 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 131 (75.29%) Developer
2 66 (37.93%) C# Developer
3 58 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 37 (21.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (15.52%) SQL Developer
6 17 (9.77%) ASP.NET Developer
7 16 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (8.05%) Analyst
9 13 (7.47%) Full Stack Developer
10 12 (6.90%) BizTalk Developer
11 11 (6.32%) Salesforce Developer
12 10 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (5.75%) Software Developer
13 9 (5.17%) JavaScript Developer
14 8 (4.60%) CRM Developer
14 8 (4.60%) Tester
15 7 (4.02%) Automation Test Analyst
15 7 (4.02%) C# Software Developer
16 6 (3.45%) Agile C# Developer
16 6 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 128 (73.56%) .NET
2 44 (25.29%) ASP.NET
3 31 (17.82%) AngularJS
4 26 (14.94%) XML
5 24 (13.79%) CSS
6 21 (12.07%) HTML
7 20 (11.49%) Web Services
8 19 (10.92%) .NET Framework
9 17 (9.77%) Entity Framework
9 17 (9.77%) WCF
10 16 (9.20%) CSS3
10 16 (9.20%) jQuery
11 14 (8.05%) ASP.NET Web API
12 13 (7.47%) HTML5
13 12 (6.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 9 (5.17%) REST
15 8 (4.60%) SOAP
15 8 (4.60%) WinForms
16 7 (4.02%) RESTful
16 7 (4.02%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.17%) Mobile App
2 6 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.87%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.15%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.57%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (0.57%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.57%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.57%) iPad
5 1 (0.57%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.57%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.05%) Windows
2 9 (5.17%) Android
3 3 (1.72%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.72%) Linux
4 2 (1.15%) CentOS
5 1 (0.57%) Solaris
5 1 (0.57%) Unix
5 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (35.06%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (30.46%) MVC
3 31 (17.82%) TDD
4 26 (14.94%) Data Protection
5 25 (14.37%) CRM
6 19 (10.92%) Scrum
6 19 (10.92%) Web Development
7 17 (9.77%) BDD
8 13 (7.47%) SOA
8 13 (7.47%) Test Automation
9 10 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
10 9 (5.17%) DevOps
10 9 (5.17%) Software Engineering
10 9 (5.17%) Unit Testing
11 8 (4.60%) ETL
11 8 (4.60%) OO
12 7 (4.02%) Android Development
12 7 (4.02%) Mobile Development
12 7 (4.02%) Non-Functional Testing
13 6 (3.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (43.10%) SQL
2 44 (25.29%) JavaScript
3 14 (8.05%) T-SQL
4 13 (7.47%) C++
5 11 (6.32%) Apex Code
5 11 (6.32%) C
6 8 (4.60%) Java
7 3 (1.72%) Ada
7 3 (1.72%) PHP
7 3 (1.72%) PowerShell
7 3 (1.72%) VB
8 2 (1.15%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.57%) Assembly Language
9 1 (0.57%) Ruby
9 1 (0.57%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.57%) X++
9 1 (0.57%) XAML
9 1 (0.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 31 (17.82%) Security Cleared
2 23 (13.22%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.17%) Degree
4 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.15%) CISA
5 2 (1.15%) HNC
6 1 (0.57%) ISEB
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.60%) QA
2 4 (2.30%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.57%) IFRS
4 1 (0.57%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.72%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.72%) HP Quality Center
1 3 (1.72%) WMI
2 1 (0.57%) AirWatch
2 1 (0.57%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.57%) Kibana
2 1 (0.57%) logstash
2 1 (0.57%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 46 (26.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (14.37%) Oracle
3 11 (6.32%) Salesforce.com
4 7 (4.02%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.87%) Citrix
6 4 (2.30%) HP
6 4 (2.30%) Sitecore
7 2 (1.15%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.15%) Serena
8 1 (0.57%) Apple
8 1 (0.57%) Epicor
8 1 (0.57%) SAP
8 1 (0.57%) Sony
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