Period
to 18 December 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 December 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 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 32 36
Rank change year-on-year +6 +4 -1
Contract jobs citing C# 252 208 214
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.84% 5.03% 5.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.75% 17.39% 17.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 129 150
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £325
90th Percentile £581 £500 £500
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £380
% change year-on-year +13.33% -1.32% +4.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.49% +175.00%
South East median hourly rate £42.25 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -6.11% +5.88% +2.38%

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 1,344 1,196 1,199
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 31.16% 28.90% 28.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 705 702
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £430 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +3.61% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 31 30
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £33.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.79% -7.69% +2.14%
10th Percentile £28.38 £10.75 £12.23
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.50 £48.83
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year - +9.76% +9.33%

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 December 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 December 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 +8 147 £425 +6.25% 56
Newbury +16 16 £370 +5.71% 14
Bracknell -32 16 £463 +15.63% 11
Maidenhead +12 12 £450 +38.46% 7
Slough -17 12 £430 +7.50% 10
Wokingham -9 2 £355 -8.39% 9
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 18 December 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#.

1 197 (78.17%) .NET
2 102 (40.48%) MVC
3 94 (37.30%) ASP.NET
4 91 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (32.54%) JavaScript
6 78 (30.95%) SQL Server
7 72 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
8 70 (27.78%) SQL
9 69 (27.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 68 (26.98%) Microsoft
11 56 (22.22%) CSS
12 50 (19.84%) HTML
13 46 (18.25%) .NET Framework
14 43 (17.06%) OO
15 42 (16.67%) TDD
15 42 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (15.08%) Docker
17 37 (14.68%) Microservices
17 37 (14.68%) MongoDB
17 37 (14.68%) AngularJS
18 36 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
19 33 (13.10%) NoSQL
19 33 (13.10%) BDD
20 32 (12.70%) .NET Core
20 32 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
20 32 (12.70%) Java
21 31 (12.30%) Git (software)
22 30 (11.90%) Test Automation
22 30 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
22 30 (11.90%) Windows

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 26 (10.32%) Elasticsearch
2 15 (5.95%) Apache Solr
3 13 (5.16%) CMS
3 13 (5.16%) Umbraco
4 12 (4.76%) SharePoint
5 9 (3.57%) IIS
6 6 (2.38%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.38%) Confluence
7 4 (1.59%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.19%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.40%) Kentico
10 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 8 (3.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.98%) Chatbot
2 5 (1.98%) Simulink
3 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.40%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 72 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (11.90%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.75%) GitHub
4 14 (5.56%) SaaS
5 6 (2.38%) Serverless
6 5 (1.98%) Office 365
7 4 (1.59%) Azure Data Factory
7 4 (1.59%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (1.19%) PaaS
9 2 (0.79%) Force.com
9 2 (0.79%) IaaS
10 1 (0.40%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.40%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.54%) HTTP
2 5 (1.98%) RS-232
2 5 (1.98%) SAN
3 4 (1.59%) Internet
4 2 (0.79%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.79%) Network Security
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) NFC
5 1 (0.40%) RFID
5 1 (0.40%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (30.95%) SQL Server
2 37 (14.68%) MongoDB
3 33 (13.10%) NoSQL
4 22 (8.73%) Apache Cassandra
5 16 (6.35%) Neo4j
6 15 (5.95%) Redis
7 14 (5.56%) Big Data
8 8 (3.17%) Cosmos DB
8 8 (3.17%) MySQL
9 7 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 5 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.98%) Power BI
10 5 (1.98%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.19%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.19%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 36 (14.29%) Visual Studio Team System
2 31 (12.30%) Git (software)
3 25 (9.92%) Visual Studio
4 24 (9.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 18 (7.14%) Selenium
6 13 (5.16%) Jenkins
7 11 (4.37%) JMeter
8 10 (3.97%) Cucumber
8 10 (3.97%) JIRA
8 10 (3.97%) Subversion
9 9 (3.57%) SpecFlow
10 7 (2.78%) TeamCity
11 6 (2.38%) NUnit
12 5 (1.98%) Mercurial
12 5 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
13 3 (1.19%) Bitbucket
13 3 (1.19%) Protractor
13 3 (1.19%) RSpec
13 3 (1.19%) SoapUI
13 3 (1.19%) webpack
General
1 14 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 7 (2.78%) Finance
3 6 (2.38%) Automotive
4 4 (1.59%) Banking
5 3 (1.19%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.79%) Law
6 2 (0.79%) Retail
7 1 (0.40%) Electronics
7 1 (0.40%) German Language
7 1 (0.40%) Marketing
7 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (66.27%) Developer
2 79 (31.35%) .NET Developer
3 56 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 27 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (9.92%) Full Stack Developer
6 20 (7.94%) Senior Developer
7 19 (7.54%) Software Engineer
8 16 (6.35%) Azure Developer
9 13 (5.16%) Architect
9 13 (5.16%) SQL Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Angular Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Test Engineer
11 10 (3.97%) Senior C# Developer
11 10 (3.97%) Tester
12 9 (3.57%) Umbraco Developer
12 9 (3.57%) Web Developer
13 8 (3.17%) Analyst
13 8 (3.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 8 (3.17%) Lead Developer
13 8 (3.17%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 197 (78.17%) .NET
2 94 (37.30%) ASP.NET
3 69 (27.38%) ASP.NET Web API
4 56 (22.22%) CSS
5 50 (19.84%) HTML
6 46 (18.25%) .NET Framework
7 42 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 37 (14.68%) AngularJS
9 32 (12.70%) .NET Core
10 27 (10.71%) jQuery
11 25 (9.92%) JSON
12 23 (9.13%) RabbitMQ
13 22 (8.73%) Kafka
14 21 (8.33%) HTML5
14 21 (8.33%) Node.js
14 21 (8.33%) Web Services
15 20 (7.94%) REST
16 18 (7.14%) Entity Framework
17 15 (5.95%) Lucene
17 15 (5.95%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 24 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (3.97%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (2.38%) User Experience
5 5 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (1.98%) iPad
5 5 (1.98%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.59%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.19%) Social Media
8 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
8 2 (0.79%) Fintech
8 2 (0.79%) Life Science
8 2 (0.79%) Virtual Team
9 1 (0.40%) Blog
9 1 (0.40%) RIA
9 1 (0.40%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.40%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 30 (11.90%) Windows
2 5 (1.98%) Android
2 5 (1.98%) Linux
3 3 (1.19%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.19%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.79%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.40%) Unix
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (40.48%) MVC
2 91 (36.11%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (17.06%) OO
4 42 (16.67%) TDD
5 37 (14.68%) Microservices
6 33 (13.10%) BDD
7 32 (12.70%) Continuous Integration
8 30 (11.90%) Test Automation
9 29 (11.51%) Scrum
10 25 (9.92%) Web Development
11 23 (9.13%) Software Engineering
12 21 (8.33%) DevOps
12 21 (8.33%) Multithreading
13 20 (7.94%) Open Source
14 18 (7.14%) Mentoring
15 16 (6.35%) Problem-Solving
16 15 (5.95%) API Development
16 15 (5.95%) Multithreaded Programming
16 15 (5.95%) OOP
17 13 (5.16%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 82 (32.54%) JavaScript
2 70 (27.78%) SQL
3 32 (12.70%) Java
4 22 (8.73%) Python
5 14 (5.56%) C++
5 14 (5.56%) VB
6 10 (3.97%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.57%) F#
7 9 (3.57%) TypeScript
8 8 (3.17%) PL/SQL
8 8 (3.17%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.17%) VBA
9 6 (2.38%) C
9 6 (2.38%) VB.NET
10 5 (1.98%) Assembly Language
10 5 (1.98%) MATLAB
11 4 (1.59%) Embedded C
11 4 (1.59%) Embedded C++
12 3 (1.19%) Scala
13 2 (0.79%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 19 (7.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (6.75%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.17%) ISEB
4 7 (2.78%) ISTQB
5 5 (1.98%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 4 (1.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 3 (1.19%) Degree
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
9 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.40%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.78%) QA
2 5 (1.98%) MISRA
2 5 (1.98%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.40%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.40%) GDPR
3 1 (0.40%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 38 (15.08%) Docker
2 1 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.38%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 68 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.73%) Oracle
3 12 (4.76%) Rackspace
4 7 (2.78%) HP
4 7 (2.78%) Telerik
5 6 (2.38%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.38%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.98%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.79%) Automation Anywhere
7 2 (0.79%) Google
7 2 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.79%) Tableau
7 2 (0.79%) UiPath
8 1 (0.40%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.40%) Apple
8 1 (0.40%) Cloudera
8 1 (0.40%) Huawei
8 1 (0.40%) MapR
8 1 (0.40%) Serena
8 1 (0.40%) VMware