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 27 May 2015 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
27 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 107 83 92
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 37 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.51% 1.47% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.32% 6.89% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 22 11
Average daily rate
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£400 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
.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
560 537 515
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.86% 21.30% 21.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 351 304 219
Average daily rate £375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £221 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 52
Average hourly rate £32.50 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.53% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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
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 27 May 2015. 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
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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 -20 5 £363 -4.60% 6
Slough +2 4 £400 -11.11% 2
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (94.87%) C#
3 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
4 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
4 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET
5 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (41.03%) Windows
6 16 (41.03%) MVC
6 16 (41.03%) Entity Framework
7 14 (35.90%) Web Services
7 14 (35.90%) SQL
7 14 (35.90%) HTML
8 11 (28.21%) OO
8 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
9 10 (25.64%) BizTalk Server
9 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
10 9 (23.08%) Scrum
10 9 (23.08%) TDD
10 9 (23.08%) jQuery
11 8 (20.51%) CMS
11 8 (20.51%) IIS
11 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
11 8 (20.51%) CSS
11 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
12 7 (17.95%) WF
13 6 (15.38%) WCF
13 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
13 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
13 6 (15.38%) C++

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 May 2015, 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 10 (25.64%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (20.51%) CMS
2 8 (20.51%) IIS
3 5 (12.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.56%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (2.56%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (10.26%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.56%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (12.82%) HTTP
1 5 (12.82%) SSL
2 4 (10.26%) Internet
3 2 (5.13%) Intranet
4 1 (2.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
4 1 (2.56%) 802.15
4 1 (2.56%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.56%) OpenVPN
4 1 (2.56%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (51.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
4 3 (7.69%) MySQL
5 2 (5.13%) Oracle Database
5 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
1 8 (20.51%) Visual Studio
2 5 (12.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (7.69%) Subversion
4 2 (5.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.56%) Selenium
5 1 (2.56%) TestComplete
5 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.56%) NuGet
5 1 (2.56%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.56%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (7.69%) Retail
2 2 (5.13%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (74.36%) Developer
2 12 (30.77%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) C# Developer
4 5 (12.82%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Junior
5 4 (10.26%) Web Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Junior Developer
5 4 (10.26%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint Developer
7 1 (2.56%) BizTalk Developer
7 1 (2.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Support Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) CMS Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Agile .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET
3 16 (41.03%) Entity Framework
4 14 (35.90%) Web Services
4 14 (35.90%) HTML
5 10 (25.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (25.64%) AngularJS
6 9 (23.08%) jQuery
7 8 (20.51%) CSS
8 7 (17.95%) WF
9 6 (15.38%) WCF
10 5 (12.82%) WPF
10 5 (12.82%) XML
11 4 (10.26%) Ajax
12 3 (7.69%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 2 (5.13%) Razor View Engine
13 2 (5.13%) Ext JS
13 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 2 (5.13%) Unity DI Container
13 2 (5.13%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) EPoS
3 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.56%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.56%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 16 (41.03%) Windows
2 2 (5.13%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
3 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (41.03%) MVC
3 11 (28.21%) OO
4 9 (23.08%) TDD
4 9 (23.08%) Scrum
5 5 (12.82%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Workflow
6 4 (10.26%) MVVM
6 4 (10.26%) Memory Management
6 4 (10.26%) Garbage Collection
6 4 (10.26%) Build Automation
7 3 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
7 3 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
7 3 (7.69%) OOP
7 3 (7.69%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.13%) CRM
8 2 (5.13%) Use Case
8 2 (5.13%) Software Engineering
8 2 (5.13%) Product Management
8 2 (5.13%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 37 (94.87%) C#
2 23 (58.97%) JavaScript
3 14 (35.90%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) C++
4 6 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.26%) Java
6 3 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.69%) C
7 2 (5.13%) PHP
7 2 (5.13%) Ruby
7 2 (5.13%) VBScript
7 2 (5.13%) VB
8 1 (2.56%) Perl
8 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Firmware
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (5.13%) Puppet
1 2 (5.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.56%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.26%) Sitecore
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle
4 1 (2.56%) SAP
4 1 (2.56%) VMware
4 1 (2.56%) Capita
4 1 (2.56%) hybris
4 1 (2.56%) Demandware
4 1 (2.56%) Assembla
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Slough
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
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Rate: £325 per day
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