The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 89 108 84
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -24
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 29 10 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.23% 0.41% 1.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.91% 2.08% 7.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 8 22
Median daily rate £375 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £366 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £548 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.25 £42.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-33.52% +26.86%
.NET Framework
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
491 480 518
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.87% 19.58% 21.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 296 303 267
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 4
Median hourly rate £16.06 £30.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.48% +51.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £18.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.90 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Berkshire region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Berkshire region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

.NET Framework
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 .NET Framework within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +4 14 £375 -28.57% 1
Newbury - 1 £340 -
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 .NET Framework.

1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (87.23%) C#
3 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
4 22 (46.81%) SQL
4 22 (46.81%) Windows
5 21 (44.68%) MVC
6 19 (40.43%) CSS
6 19 (40.43%) HTML
6 19 (40.43%) VB.NET
7 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
7 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
8 16 (34.04%) IIS
8 16 (34.04%) Visual Studio
9 15 (31.91%) XML
9 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
10 14 (29.79%) Entity Framework
11 13 (27.66%) Internet
11 13 (27.66%) HTTP
11 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
12 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
13 11 (23.40%) C++
13 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
14 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 10 (21.28%) Java
14 10 (21.28%) ADO.NET
15 9 (19.15%) Open Source
15 9 (19.15%) Memory Management

.NET Framework
Top Related 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 16 (34.04%) IIS
2 11 (23.40%) SharePoint
3 5 (10.64%) Drupal
3 5 (10.64%) Joomla!
3 5 (10.64%) WordPress
4 4 (8.51%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Foundation
6 1 (2.13%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 13 (27.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.51%) MS Office
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (31.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) HTTP
1 13 (27.66%) Internet
2 5 (10.64%) SSL
3 3 (6.38%) Kerberos
4 1 (2.13%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (38.30%) SQL Server
2 10 (21.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (17.02%) RDBMS
3 8 (17.02%) Relational Database
4 7 (14.89%) Big Data
4 7 (14.89%) Datazen
4 7 (14.89%) Hadoop
5 4 (8.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (6.38%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 3 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 16 (34.04%) Visual Studio
2 12 (25.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.26%) Fiddler
3 2 (4.26%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (14.89%) Marketing
2 4 (8.51%) German Language
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.13%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Games
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 23 (48.94%) Developer
2 15 (31.91%) .NET Developer
2 15 (31.91%) Support Engineer
3 10 (21.28%) Escalation Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Senior Developer
4 5 (10.64%) SQL Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Applications Support
5 4 (8.51%) Architect
5 4 (8.51%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (8.51%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (6.38%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Consultant
6 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Architect
6 3 (6.38%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.38%) Technical Support
7 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (40.43%) CSS
2 19 (40.43%) HTML
3 18 (38.30%) ASP.NET
4 15 (31.91%) XML
5 14 (29.79%) Entity Framework
6 12 (25.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (21.28%) ADO.NET
8 8 (17.02%) HTML5
8 8 (17.02%) XML Schema
9 7 (14.89%) ADO
9 7 (14.89%) Autofac
9 7 (14.89%) Castle Windsor
9 7 (14.89%) jQuery
9 7 (14.89%) ODBC
9 7 (14.89%) OLE
9 7 (14.89%) OLE DB
9 7 (14.89%) Unity DI Container
9 7 (14.89%) WCF
10 6 (12.77%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.89%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.26%) User Experience
4 1 (2.13%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.13%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (2.13%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 22 (46.81%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (44.68%) MVC
2 11 (23.40%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (19.15%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (19.15%) Memory Management
3 9 (19.15%) Open Source
4 8 (17.02%) Mentoring
5 7 (14.89%) SDLC
6 6 (12.77%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) Waterfall
7 5 (10.64%) Garbage Collection
7 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 5 (10.64%) Workflow
8 4 (8.51%) Build Automation
8 4 (8.51%) CRM
9 3 (6.38%) BDD
9 3 (6.38%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (6.38%) Data Modelling
9 3 (6.38%) Presales
9 3 (6.38%) Scrum
10 2 (4.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 41 (87.23%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) JavaScript
3 22 (46.81%) SQL
4 19 (40.43%) VB.NET
5 11 (23.40%) C++
6 10 (21.28%) Java
7 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
8 6 (12.77%) C
8 6 (12.77%) PHP
8 6 (12.77%) VB
8 6 (12.77%) VB6
9 4 (8.51%) Python
9 4 (8.51%) R
9 4 (8.51%) Scala
10 3 (6.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.26%) MCSD
2 2 (4.26%) MCSE
2 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.13%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (48.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.89%) Oracle
3 5 (10.64%) Remedy
4 3 (6.38%) HP
5 1 (2.13%) Capita
5 1 (2.13%) Sencha
5 1 (2.13%) Serena