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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 104 103 105
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 19 23 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.75% 0.87% 1.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 4.21% 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 4
Average daily rate £375 £344 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £312 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £434 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
.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
527 546 572
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.74% 20.63% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 325 303 315
Average daily rate £375 £365 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £273 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.35% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £38.50 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 5 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 5 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -16 6 £313 -7.40% 5
Windsor - 6 £375 -
Bracknell -2 3 - - 1
Newbury +10 2 £325 - 1
Wokingham - 1 £325 -
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (97.67%) C#
3 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
4 27 (62.79%) ASP.NET
5 22 (51.16%) MVC
6 21 (48.84%) Entity Framework
7 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
8 18 (41.86%) HTML
9 17 (39.53%) SQL
10 16 (37.21%) CSS
10 16 (37.21%) Windows
10 16 (37.21%) jQuery
11 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
12 14 (32.56%) XML
12 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (30.23%) HTML5
14 11 (25.58%) Workflow
14 11 (25.58%) IIS
15 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
16 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (20.93%) OO
16 9 (20.93%) CMS
16 9 (20.93%) Web Development
17 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
17 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
18 7 (16.28%) CSS3
18 7 (16.28%) User Experience
18 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
18 7 (16.28%) SEO

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (25.58%) IIS
2 9 (20.93%) CMS
3 6 (13.95%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (9.30%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (9.30%) SharePoint
4 4 (9.30%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (2.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (9.30%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.30%) Google Tag Manager
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.65%) Office 365
3 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (46.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (16.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.65%) Big Data
5 2 (4.65%) Datazen
5 2 (4.65%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.65%) MySQL
5 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (18.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (16.28%) Visual Studio
3 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
3 4 (9.30%) Subversion
4 2 (4.65%) NuGet
4 2 (4.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.33%) Moq
5 1 (2.33%) ReSharper
5 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (16.28%) Marketing
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (62.79%) Developer
2 18 (41.86%) .NET Developer
3 13 (30.23%) C# Developer
4 11 (25.58%) ASP.NET Developer
5 10 (23.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (20.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (20.93%) HTML Developer
7 8 (18.60%) .NET Web Developer
7 8 (18.60%) JavaScript Developer
7 8 (18.60%) Web Developer
8 7 (16.28%) C# Web Developer
8 7 (16.28%) HTML CSS Developer
9 4 (9.30%) CMS Developer
9 4 (9.30%) SQL Developer
9 4 (9.30%) Workflow Specialist
10 3 (6.98%) Architect
10 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Architect
10 3 (6.98%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
10 3 (6.98%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (62.79%) ASP.NET
3 21 (48.84%) Entity Framework
4 18 (41.86%) HTML
5 16 (37.21%) CSS
5 16 (37.21%) jQuery
6 14 (32.56%) XML
7 13 (30.23%) HTML5
8 9 (20.93%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (16.28%) CSS3
9 7 (16.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 6 (13.95%) Ajax
10 6 (13.95%) SOAP
11 5 (11.63%) REST
11 5 (11.63%) Web Services
12 4 (9.30%) AngularJS
12 4 (9.30%) Unity DI Container
13 3 (6.98%) Castle Windsor
13 3 (6.98%) JSON
13 3 (6.98%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) User Experience
2 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 16 (37.21%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) MVC
2 14 (32.56%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (25.58%) Workflow
4 9 (20.93%) OO
4 9 (20.93%) Web Development
5 7 (16.28%) Data Protection
5 7 (16.28%) SEO
6 6 (13.95%) TDD
6 6 (13.95%) Web Design
7 4 (9.30%) Analytics
7 4 (9.30%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Data Modelling
7 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
7 4 (9.30%) SDLC
8 3 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.98%) Presales
8 3 (6.98%) SOLID
9 2 (4.65%) BDD
9 2 (4.65%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 42 (97.67%) C#
2 30 (69.77%) JavaScript
3 17 (39.53%) SQL
4 8 (18.60%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.98%) Java
7 2 (4.65%) C++
7 2 (4.65%) PHP
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) VB
7 2 (4.65%) VBScript
8 1 (2.33%) C
8 1 (2.33%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) R
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) MCSD
2 1 (2.33%) MCSE
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (34.88%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Google
2 4 (9.30%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Remedy
4 1 (2.33%) Telerik