Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 36 36 46
Rank change year-on-year 0 +10 -12
Contract jobs citing C# 203 191 131
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.87% 4.89% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.34% 15.09% 13.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 139 85
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £354 £334 £294
90th Percentile £575 £538 £500
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £48.75 - £55.00
10th Percentile £34.63 - £45.70
90th Percentile £61.88 - £57.50
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £40.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +22.70% -9.44% +19.21%

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 1,171 1,266 969
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 28.11% 32.44% 25.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 669 731 574
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £313 £312 £295
90th Percentile £588 £538 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 27 23
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.50 £30.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% +71.43% +40.00%
10th Percentile £38.50 £8.00 £10.75
90th Percentile £82.50 £53.50 £52.60
South East median hourly rate £46.50 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.41% - +6.25%

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 August 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#
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing C# in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 August 2019.

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 6 months to 20 August 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 +4 138 £450 +12.50% 51
Slough +8 12 £575 +39.39% 12
Newbury -5 7 £413 +19.57% 9
Maidenhead +6 6 £375 -25.00% 28
Wokingham -1 4 £425 +19.72% 5
Windsor -1 3 £425 +41.67% 2
Bracknell -22 2 £373 -21.53% 4
C#
South East

For the 6 months to 20 August 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#.

1 160 (78.82%) .NET
2 88 (43.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 86 (42.36%) JavaScript
3 86 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
4 74 (36.45%) SQL Server
5 69 (33.99%) ASP.NET
6 66 (32.51%) MVC
7 56 (27.59%) AngularJS
8 55 (27.09%) TDD
9 53 (26.11%) .NET Core
10 48 (23.65%) CSS
11 47 (23.15%) HTML
12 45 (22.17%) SQL
13 43 (21.18%) .NET Framework
14 42 (20.69%) DevOps
15 38 (18.72%) ASP.NET Web API
16 37 (18.23%) Microsoft
16 37 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (17.73%) Git (software)
18 35 (17.24%) OO
19 33 (16.26%) Test Automation
20 29 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
21 26 (12.81%) Software Engineering
21 26 (12.81%) Oracle
22 25 (12.32%) OOP
22 25 (12.32%) Java
22 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
23 24 (11.82%) TypeScript
24 23 (11.33%) BDD
25 22 (10.84%) 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 7 (3.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (1.97%) WebSphere
3 3 (1.48%) ArcGIS
3 3 (1.48%) Confluence
3 3 (1.48%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (0.99%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.99%) IIS
5 1 (0.49%) Drupal
5 1 (0.49%) Hyperledger
5 1 (0.49%) JBoss
5 1 (0.49%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (0.49%) FileZilla
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.49%) Notepad++
1 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.48%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 88 (43.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.85%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.40%) SaaS
4 11 (5.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (3.45%) GitHub
6 5 (2.46%) IaaS
6 5 (2.46%) PaaS
7 4 (1.97%) Azure Functions
7 4 (1.97%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.97%) Serverless
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.49%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.49%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Flow
8 1 (0.49%) Office 365
8 1 (0.49%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) Network Security
2 7 (3.45%) H.323
2 7 (3.45%) Skype
3 2 (0.99%) HTTP
4 1 (0.49%) DNS
4 1 (0.49%) Firewall
4 1 (0.49%) FTP
4 1 (0.49%) Internet
4 1 (0.49%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.49%) SSH
4 1 (0.49%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (36.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.37%) Cosmos DB
2 17 (8.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.43%) Azure SQL Database
3 9 (4.43%) GIS
3 9 (4.43%) NoSQL
4 8 (3.94%) Relational Database
4 8 (3.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 7 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 6 (2.96%) SSDT
7 5 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.48%) Geospatial Data
9 3 (1.48%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.48%) MySQL
10 2 (0.99%) Big Data
10 2 (0.99%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.99%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 36 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 20 (9.85%) Visual Studio Team System
3 15 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (7.39%) Visual Studio
4 14 (6.90%) Selenium
5 7 (3.45%) MSTest
5 7 (3.45%) SpecFlow
6 6 (2.96%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.96%) Jenkins
6 6 (2.96%) JIRA
6 6 (2.96%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (2.96%) tSQLt
6 6 (2.96%) Visual Studio Code
7 5 (2.46%) SonarQube
8 4 (1.97%) Subversion
8 4 (1.97%) TeamCity
9 3 (1.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.48%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (1.48%) ReSharper
General
1 7 (3.45%) Finance
2 5 (2.46%) Retail
3 3 (1.48%) Banking
3 3 (1.48%) Games
3 3 (1.48%) Public Sector
3 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
4 2 (0.99%) French Language
4 2 (0.99%) German Language
5 1 (0.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 138 (67.98%) Developer
2 79 (38.92%) .NET Developer
3 38 (18.72%) C# Developer
4 28 (13.79%) Full Stack Developer
5 24 (11.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 19 (9.36%) Software Engineer
7 16 (7.88%) Angular Developer
8 13 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 13 (6.40%) Tester
9 12 (5.91%) Azure Developer
9 12 (5.91%) SQL Developer
10 11 (5.42%) Automation Tester
10 11 (5.42%) C# Software Engineer
10 11 (5.42%) SQL Server Developer
11 10 (4.93%) Integration Developer
12 9 (4.43%) Applications Developer
12 9 (4.43%) Software Developer
13 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
14 7 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
14 7 (3.45%) Test Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 160 (78.82%) .NET
2 69 (33.99%) ASP.NET
3 56 (27.59%) AngularJS
4 53 (26.11%) .NET Core
5 48 (23.65%) CSS
6 47 (23.15%) HTML
7 43 (21.18%) .NET Framework
8 38 (18.72%) ASP.NET Web API
9 37 (18.23%) ASP.NET MVC
10 21 (10.34%) jQuery
11 19 (9.36%) Web Services
12 15 (7.39%) SOAP
13 14 (6.90%) Angular 2
13 14 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 14 (6.90%) CSS3
13 14 (6.90%) Entity Framework
14 12 (5.91%) HTML5
15 11 (5.42%) REST
16 10 (4.93%) WCF
17 9 (4.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (2.96%) Management Information System
5 5 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.48%) Clustering
6 3 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.48%) iPad
7 2 (0.99%) User Experience
8 1 (0.49%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.49%) AS400
8 1 (0.49%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
8 1 (0.49%) DataPower
8 1 (0.49%) iSeries
8 1 (0.49%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.49%) Private Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.49%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 19 (9.36%) Linux
2 16 (7.88%) Windows
3 8 (3.94%) Android
3 8 (3.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
4 2 (0.99%) Unix
5 1 (0.49%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.49%) OpenVMS
5 1 (0.49%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (42.36%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (32.51%) MVC
3 55 (27.09%) TDD
4 42 (20.69%) DevOps
5 35 (17.24%) OO
6 33 (16.26%) Test Automation
7 29 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (12.81%) Software Engineering
9 25 (12.32%) OOP
10 23 (11.33%) BDD
11 19 (9.36%) Unit Testing
12 18 (8.87%) CRM
13 16 (7.88%) Microservices
13 16 (7.88%) SDLC
14 14 (6.90%) Computer Science
14 14 (6.90%) Migration
15 13 (6.40%) Responsive Web Design
15 13 (6.40%) Web Design
15 13 (6.40%) Web Development
16 12 (5.91%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 86 (42.36%) JavaScript
2 45 (22.17%) SQL
3 25 (12.32%) Java
4 24 (11.82%) TypeScript
5 17 (8.37%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.39%) Python
7 14 (6.90%) PowerShell
8 13 (6.40%) C
9 8 (3.94%) C++
9 8 (3.94%) VB.NET
10 7 (3.45%) VB
11 5 (2.46%) PHP
11 5 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.48%) ES6
12 3 (1.48%) F#
12 3 (1.48%) R
12 3 (1.48%) VBA
13 2 (0.99%) Groovy
14 1 (0.49%) ES7
14 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 25 (12.32%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.84%) SC Cleared
3 19 (9.36%) Degree
4 9 (4.43%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.99%) ISEB
5 2 (0.99%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.42%) QA
System Software
1 12 (5.91%) Docker
2 4 (1.97%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.99%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.99%) Ansible
2 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (0.99%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (0.99%) Terraform
3 1 (0.49%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.49%) HP ALM
3 1 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.49%) MIIS
3 1 (0.49%) Nagios
Vendors
1 37 (18.23%) Microsoft
2 26 (12.81%) Oracle
3 11 (5.42%) Google
4 5 (2.46%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.97%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.48%) Autodesk
6 3 (1.48%) ESRI
6 3 (1.48%) IBM
6 3 (1.48%) Infor
6 3 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.48%) Workday
7 2 (0.99%) Qualys
7 2 (0.99%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.49%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.49%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.49%) HP
8 1 (0.49%) Pega
8 1 (0.49%) SAP
8 1 (0.49%) Vertica
8 1 (0.49%) VMware