Period
to 19 April 2019

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 19 April 2019 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
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 31 40 38
Rank change year-on-year +9 -2 +2
Contract jobs citing C# 230 168 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.33% 4.17% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.91% 13.46% 17.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 187 102 119
Berkshire median daily rate £455 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £350 £313 £309
90th Percentile £550 £525 £490
South East median daily rate £450 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +14.65% +4.67% +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 6
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% -5.75% +210.71%
10th Percentile £42.50 £40.50 £40.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £57.50
South East median hourly rate £47.50 £41.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +15.85% -4.65% +13.91%

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 1,284 1,248 1,000
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 29.75% 30.98% 25.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 698 582
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £298
90th Percentile £604 £575 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 31 22
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £24.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.00% +21.21% -10.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £8.00 £12.10
90th Percentile £47.50 £50.00 £47.35
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%

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 19 April 2019.

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 19 April 2019. 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 +16 153 £475 +22.58% 27
Slough -2 14 £408 +1.88% 13
Bracknell -25 9 £360 -10.00% 12
Newbury +9 8 £375 +9.09% 11
Maidenhead +4 6 £388 +3.33% 6
Windsor - 5 £425 - 2
Ascot - 2 £400 -
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 19 April 2019, 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#.

1 183 (79.57%) .NET
2 105 (45.65%) JavaScript
3 94 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
4 87 (37.83%) MVC
5 86 (37.39%) Microsoft Azure
6 85 (36.96%) ASP.NET
7 79 (34.35%) SQL Server
8 68 (29.57%) TDD
9 59 (25.65%) SQL
10 58 (25.22%) CSS
10 58 (25.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 55 (23.91%) Microsoft
12 52 (22.61%) OO
13 50 (21.74%) AngularJS
13 50 (21.74%) Git (software)
14 48 (20.87%) Visual Studio Team System
15 45 (19.57%) HTML
15 45 (19.57%) .NET Core
16 41 (17.83%) BDD
17 40 (17.39%) DevOps
17 40 (17.39%) OOP
17 40 (17.39%) .NET Framework
18 38 (16.52%) Docker
19 36 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
20 35 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
21 31 (13.48%) Test Automation
22 25 (10.87%) Entity Framework
22 25 (10.87%) Security Cleared
22 25 (10.87%) Software Engineering
23 24 (10.43%) SC Cleared

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 21 (9.13%) SharePoint
2 8 (3.48%) Confluence
3 4 (1.74%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.30%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) Apache Spark
5 2 (0.87%) ArcGIS
5 2 (0.87%) CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.43%) Drupal
6 1 (0.43%) JBoss
6 1 (0.43%) Kentico
6 1 (0.43%) SAS
6 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 18 (7.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.43%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 86 (37.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (9.13%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.78%) PaaS
3 11 (4.78%) Serverless
4 10 (4.35%) IaaS
4 10 (4.35%) SaaS
5 7 (3.04%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (2.17%) Azure Data Factory
6 5 (2.17%) GitHub
6 5 (2.17%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (1.74%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 4 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (1.30%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (1.30%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.30%) Office 365
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.87%) Amazon SQS
9 2 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.87%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.61%) Internet
2 4 (1.74%) H.323
2 4 (1.74%) Skype
3 3 (1.30%) Network Security
4 2 (0.87%) DNS
4 2 (0.87%) SSL
5 1 (0.43%) DHCP
5 1 (0.43%) Firewall
5 1 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.43%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (34.35%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.96%) Cosmos DB
3 12 (5.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 11 (4.78%) NoSQL
5 9 (3.91%) MongoDB
6 7 (3.04%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (1.74%) MySQL
8 4 (1.74%) Power BI
8 4 (1.74%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.30%) Big Data
9 3 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.30%) SQLite
10 2 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.87%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.87%) GIS
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 50 (21.74%) Git (software)
2 48 (20.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 23 (10.00%) Visual Studio
4 20 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (6.96%) JIRA
6 10 (4.35%) Selenium
7 8 (3.48%) Jenkins
8 6 (2.61%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (1.74%) Subversion
10 3 (1.30%) Bitbucket
10 3 (1.30%) Cucumber
10 3 (1.30%) ReSharper
10 3 (1.30%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.87%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.87%) JMeter
11 2 (0.87%) MSTest
11 2 (0.87%) Oracle APEX
11 2 (0.87%) SonarQube
11 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.87%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (5.22%) Finance
2 10 (4.35%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.17%) Marketing
4 4 (1.74%) Aerospace
4 4 (1.74%) Banking
4 4 (1.74%) Manufacturing
4 4 (1.74%) Retail
5 3 (1.30%) Automotive
6 2 (0.87%) Electronics
6 2 (0.87%) Games
7 1 (0.43%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 155 (67.39%) Developer
2 62 (26.96%) .NET Developer
3 56 (24.35%) C# Developer
4 44 (19.13%) Full Stack Developer
5 29 (12.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (7.83%) Azure Developer
7 15 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 15 (6.52%) Software Engineer
8 14 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 14 (6.09%) SQL Developer
9 11 (4.78%) Consultant
10 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Applications Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Architect
11 7 (3.04%) Azure Engineer
11 7 (3.04%) F# Developer
11 7 (3.04%) JavaScript Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Senior C# Developer
11 7 (3.04%) Software Developer
12 6 (2.61%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (79.57%) .NET
2 85 (36.96%) ASP.NET
3 58 (25.22%) ASP.NET Web API
3 58 (25.22%) CSS
4 50 (21.74%) AngularJS
5 45 (19.57%) .NET Core
5 45 (19.57%) HTML
6 40 (17.39%) .NET Framework
7 36 (15.65%) ASP.NET MVC
8 25 (10.87%) Entity Framework
9 23 (10.00%) Node.js
10 22 (9.57%) WCF
10 22 (9.57%) Web Services
11 21 (9.13%) jQuery
12 19 (8.26%) REST
13 16 (6.96%) HTML5
14 15 (6.52%) SOAP
15 14 (6.09%) React
16 13 (5.65%) Angular 2
17 12 (5.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.78%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (2.61%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.17%) iPad
4 5 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.74%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (1.30%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.30%) Fintech
6 3 (1.30%) User Experience
7 2 (0.87%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.87%) Life Science
7 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.43%) AS400
8 1 (0.43%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.43%) Data Centre
8 1 (0.43%) DataPower
8 1 (0.43%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.43%) EPoS
8 1 (0.43%) iSeries
8 1 (0.43%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.96%) Windows
2 11 (4.78%) Android
2 11 (4.78%) Apple iOS
2 11 (4.78%) Linux
3 3 (1.30%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.87%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.87%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (40.87%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (37.83%) MVC
3 68 (29.57%) TDD
4 52 (22.61%) OO
5 41 (17.83%) BDD
6 40 (17.39%) DevOps
6 40 (17.39%) OOP
7 35 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (13.48%) Test Automation
9 25 (10.87%) Software Engineering
10 24 (10.43%) Microservices
11 19 (8.26%) CRM
11 19 (8.26%) SOLID
12 18 (7.83%) API Development
13 16 (6.96%) Web Development
14 15 (6.52%) Scrum
14 15 (6.52%) Unit Testing
15 14 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (6.09%) Web Design
16 12 (5.22%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 105 (45.65%) JavaScript
2 59 (25.65%) SQL
3 19 (8.26%) Java
4 18 (7.83%) Python
4 18 (7.83%) TypeScript
5 14 (6.09%) F#
6 11 (4.78%) C++
7 9 (3.91%) VB.NET
8 8 (3.48%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.48%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.04%) C
9 7 (3.04%) VBA
10 5 (2.17%) VB
11 3 (1.30%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.30%) Kotlin
11 3 (1.30%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.30%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.30%) XAML
12 2 (0.87%) Groovy
12 2 (0.87%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 25 (10.87%) Security Cleared
2 24 (10.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.91%) Degree
4 4 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.87%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.87%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) ISEB
6 1 (0.43%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.48%) QA
2 4 (1.74%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.43%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (16.52%) Docker
2 3 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (9.13%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.17%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.43%) Ansible
3 1 (0.43%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (23.91%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.26%) Oracle
3 11 (4.78%) Atlassian
4 6 (2.61%) Google
4 6 (2.61%) SAP
4 6 (2.61%) Telerik
5 5 (2.17%) HP
5 5 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.17%) Serena
5 5 (2.17%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.30%) Apple
7 2 (0.87%) AppDynamics
7 2 (0.87%) Autodesk
7 2 (0.87%) ESRI
7 2 (0.87%) IBM
7 2 (0.87%) Infor
7 2 (0.87%) Qualys
7 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.87%) VMware
8 1 (0.43%) Tableau