Period
to 20 April 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 20 April 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
20 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 42 37 40
Rank change year-on-year -5 +3 -12
Contract jobs citing C# 165 177 225
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.09% 4.57% 4.53%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.19% 17.72% 18.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 119 133
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £309 £294
90th Percentile £525 £490 £523
South East median daily rate £398 £375 £365
% change year-on-year +6.00% +2.74% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £41.00 £43.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.75% +210.71% -60.56%
10th Percentile £40.50 £40.50 £9.00
90th Percentile £41.50 £57.50 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year -4.65% +13.91% -3.21%

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 1,251 999 1,205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.01% 25.82% 24.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 700 582 743
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £298 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 22 39
Berkshire median hourly rate £28.75 £24.75 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.16% -10.00% -23.61%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.10 £11.20
90th Percentile £49.88 £47.35 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +11.11%

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 20 April 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 20 April 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 -7 83 £388 -6.06% 43
Bracknell +6 19 £413 -8.84% 16
Slough 0 8 £400 +36.17% 20
Maidenhead -10 7 £375 +7.14% 10
Newbury -18 4 £344 +1.85% 10
Wokingham 0 1 £350 -30.00% 7
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 20 April 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#.

1 112 (67.88%) .NET
2 73 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
3 60 (36.36%) SQL Server
4 58 (35.15%) SQL
4 58 (35.15%) ASP.NET
5 56 (33.94%) JavaScript
6 49 (29.70%) MVC
7 42 (25.45%) Microsoft
8 39 (23.64%) TDD
9 38 (23.03%) Java
10 36 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
11 35 (21.21%) AngularJS
12 32 (19.39%) ASP.NET Web API
13 31 (18.79%) Visual Studio
14 29 (17.58%) Team Foundation Server
14 29 (17.58%) Microservices
15 28 (16.97%) Windows
16 27 (16.36%) Git (software)
16 27 (16.36%) DevOps
17 26 (15.76%) HTML
18 25 (15.15%) Security Cleared
19 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
20 22 (13.33%) REST
20 22 (13.33%) .NET Core
21 21 (12.73%) C++
21 21 (12.73%) Web Services
22 20 (12.12%) CSS
22 20 (12.12%) Scrum
22 20 (12.12%) .NET Framework
23 19 (11.52%) Problem-Solving

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 12 (7.27%) IIS
2 11 (6.67%) Confluence
2 11 (6.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.45%) CMS
4 8 (4.85%) WordPress
5 5 (3.03%) Documentum
6 4 (2.42%) Apache Pig
6 4 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (2.42%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.82%) SAS
8 1 (0.61%) Apache
8 1 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 8 (4.85%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.42%) MS Visio
3 3 (1.82%) SPSS
4 2 (1.21%) Autodesk Inventor
4 2 (1.21%) MicroStation
4 2 (1.21%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 9 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.61%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 36 (21.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.27%) IaaS
2 12 (7.27%) PaaS
3 10 (6.06%) NuGet
4 6 (3.64%) Azure Data Factory
5 5 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.61%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.61%) GitHub
7 1 (0.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (6.06%) Firewall
1 10 (6.06%) TCP/IP
2 6 (3.64%) Internet
3 3 (1.82%) SMTP
4 2 (1.21%) Bluetooth
4 2 (1.21%) Network Security
5 1 (0.61%) FTP
5 1 (0.61%) SAN
5 1 (0.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (9.70%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (7.88%) Big Data
4 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (5.45%) Relational Database
6 8 (4.85%) Hadoop
6 8 (4.85%) Power BI
7 7 (4.24%) NoSQL
8 6 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 6 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (3.03%) Data Lake
10 4 (2.42%) Cosmos DB
10 4 (2.42%) HBase
10 4 (2.42%) HDInsight
10 4 (2.42%) Redis
10 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
10 4 (2.42%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (2.42%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 31 (18.79%) Visual Studio
2 29 (17.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (16.36%) Git (software)
4 19 (11.52%) Octopus Deploy
5 18 (10.91%) JIRA
6 12 (7.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 12 (7.27%) Bitbucket
6 12 (7.27%) TeamCity
7 11 (6.67%) Eclipse
8 10 (6.06%) Maven
9 6 (3.64%) Selenium
10 5 (3.03%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 4 (2.42%) Ant
11 4 (2.42%) Jenkins
11 4 (2.42%) JUnit
11 4 (2.42%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.82%) NUnit
12 3 (1.82%) Rhino Mocks
12 3 (1.82%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 16 (9.70%) Finance
2 4 (2.42%) Marketing
3 3 (1.82%) Aerospace
3 3 (1.82%) Banking
3 3 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.21%) Advertising
4 2 (1.21%) Games
4 2 (1.21%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.61%) Legal
5 1 (0.61%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 118 (71.52%) Developer
2 36 (21.82%) .NET Developer
3 27 (16.36%) C# Developer
4 20 (12.12%) Senior Developer
5 17 (10.30%) Software Developer
6 14 (8.48%) Consultant
6 14 (8.48%) Xamarin Developer
7 12 (7.27%) C# .NET Developer
7 12 (7.27%) Java Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (6.06%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Angular Developer
9 8 (4.85%) Digital Project Manager
9 8 (4.85%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.24%) Software Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) C# Software Engineer
11 6 (3.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 6 (3.64%) SQL Developer
12 5 (3.03%) Azure Engineer
12 5 (3.03%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (67.88%) .NET
2 58 (35.15%) ASP.NET
3 35 (21.21%) AngularJS
4 32 (19.39%) ASP.NET Web API
5 26 (15.76%) HTML
6 22 (13.33%) .NET Core
6 22 (13.33%) REST
7 21 (12.73%) Web Services
8 20 (12.12%) .NET Framework
8 20 (12.12%) CSS
9 17 (10.30%) jQuery
10 16 (9.70%) Entity Framework
10 16 (9.70%) XML
11 14 (8.48%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (7.27%) WCF
13 11 (6.67%) React
14 10 (6.06%) Angular 2
15 9 (5.45%) SOAP
16 8 (4.85%) ASP.NET Core
17 7 (4.24%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.48%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (7.88%) Greenfield Project
3 11 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 9 (5.45%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (4.85%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (3.03%) Replication
6 5 (3.03%) User Experience
7 3 (1.82%) Blog
7 3 (1.82%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.21%) Wiki
9 1 (0.61%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.61%) Clustering
9 1 (0.61%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.61%) Fintech
9 1 (0.61%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.61%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 28 (16.97%) Windows
2 16 (9.70%) Linux
3 9 (5.45%) Android
4 5 (3.03%) Unix
4 5 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 4 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.61%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (44.24%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (29.70%) MVC
3 39 (23.64%) TDD
4 29 (17.58%) Microservices
5 27 (16.36%) DevOps
6 20 (12.12%) Scrum
7 19 (11.52%) Problem-Solving
8 17 (10.30%) CRM
8 17 (10.30%) SDLC
9 16 (9.70%) Software Engineering
10 15 (9.09%) BDD
11 13 (7.88%) Analytics
11 13 (7.88%) Business Intelligence
11 13 (7.88%) Multithreading
12 12 (7.27%) Migration
13 11 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (6.67%) Kanban
13 11 (6.67%) Mobile Development
13 11 (6.67%) Test Automation
14 10 (6.06%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 58 (35.15%) SQL
2 56 (33.94%) JavaScript
3 38 (23.03%) Java
4 21 (12.73%) C++
5 14 (8.48%) PowerShell
5 14 (8.48%) Python
6 11 (6.67%) TypeScript
7 10 (6.06%) CQL
8 9 (5.45%) C
8 9 (5.45%) R
8 9 (5.45%) Scala
8 9 (5.45%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.03%) F#
10 4 (2.42%) Go
10 4 (2.42%) Objective-C
10 4 (2.42%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.82%) Ada
11 3 (1.82%) PHP
11 3 (1.82%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 25 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 24 (14.55%) SC Cleared
3 13 (7.88%) Degree
4 8 (4.85%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (2.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.21%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.21%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.45%) ISO 9001
1 9 (5.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 7 (4.24%) QA
3 4 (2.42%) GDPR
4 2 (1.21%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.06%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (3.64%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.42%) Apache Flume
4 2 (1.21%) Docker
5 1 (0.61%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (6.06%) Opsview
2 5 (3.03%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.82%) Ansible
3 3 (1.82%) Puppet
4 2 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (1.21%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.61%) Automic
5 1 (0.61%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.61%) Grafana
5 1 (0.61%) Graphite
5 1 (0.61%) Graylog
5 1 (0.61%) Icinga
5 1 (0.61%) Salt
Vendors
1 42 (25.45%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.48%) Xamarin
3 12 (7.27%) Oracle
4 11 (6.67%) VMware
5 8 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (3.03%) Capita
6 5 (3.03%) HP
6 5 (3.03%) SAP
6 5 (3.03%) Serena
6 5 (3.03%) Tableau
7 4 (2.42%) DevExpress
7 4 (2.42%) Informatica
7 4 (2.42%) Talend
8 3 (1.82%) Teradata
8 3 (1.82%) Vertica
9 2 (1.21%) Autodesk
9 2 (1.21%) Citrix
9 2 (1.21%) JDA
9 2 (1.21%) RedPrairie
9 2 (1.21%) Sitecore