The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Berkshire region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 99 80 99
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +19
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 25 42 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.99% 1.75% 1.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.62% 7.66% 7.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 18 18
Average daily rate
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£325 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £236 £325 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
541 548 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.49% 22.83% 16.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 274 239
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 12
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +44.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.65 £30.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £36.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET Framework
South East

.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 1 August 2014.

.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 1 August 2014. 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 -13 15 £325 -21.21% 3
Bracknell 0 2 £390 +4.00%
Newbury -1 1 - -
Maidenhead -4 1 £280 -
Slough - - - - 1
Windsor - - - - 5
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (75.00%) C#
3 35 (58.33%) SQL Server
4 30 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET
6 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
6 27 (45.00%) jQuery
7 26 (43.33%) SQL
8 25 (41.67%) HTML
8 25 (41.67%) MVC
9 23 (38.33%) CSS
9 23 (38.33%) Windows
10 22 (36.67%) Visual Studio
11 19 (31.67%) XML
11 19 (31.67%) T-SQL
11 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
12 17 (28.33%) Web Development
13 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
14 15 (25.00%) Web Services
14 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
15 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (23.33%) WCF
16 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
16 13 (21.67%) IIS
16 13 (21.67%) HTML5
17 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
17 12 (20.00%) TDD
17 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
18 11 (18.33%) SharePoint Server

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 16 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (21.67%) IIS
3 11 (18.33%) SharePoint Server
4 4 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (3.33%) Node.js
6 1 (1.67%) ArcGIS
6 1 (1.67%) CMS
6 1 (1.67%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 12 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 11 (18.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (13.33%) LDAP
2 3 (5.00%) Internet
2 3 (5.00%) DNS
3 1 (1.67%) Network Security
3 1 (1.67%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (58.33%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (20.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (18.33%) IDOL
5 8 (13.33%) OLAP
5 8 (13.33%) DTS
6 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (5.00%) Oracle Database
8 2 (3.33%) Cognos Framework Manager
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
9 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 22 (36.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.67%) SoapUI
3 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.67%) NUnit
4 1 (1.67%) JIRA
4 1 (1.67%) Selenium
4 1 (1.67%) JSUnit
4 1 (1.67%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.67%) Jasmine
4 1 (1.67%) Bower
4 1 (1.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (1.67%) Grunt
General
1 6 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (5.00%) Advertising
2 3 (5.00%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 47 (78.33%) Developer
2 19 (31.67%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.33%) SharePoint Developer
4 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Systems Analyst
5 5 (8.33%) Web Developer
5 5 (8.33%) C# Developer
5 5 (8.33%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.00%) CRM Systems Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Designer
7 2 (3.33%) Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Product Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Web Designer
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.33%) Technical Manager
7 2 (3.33%) Product Manager
8 1 (1.67%) .NET Web Developer
8 1 (1.67%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (50.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 28 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 27 (45.00%) jQuery
5 25 (41.67%) HTML
6 23 (38.33%) CSS
7 19 (31.67%) XML
8 15 (25.00%) Web Services
9 14 (23.33%) WCF
10 13 (21.67%) HTML5
11 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (13.33%) Windows SharePoint Services
13 7 (11.67%) Ajax
14 6 (10.00%) CSS3
14 6 (10.00%) NHibernate
15 5 (8.33%) XSLT
15 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 4 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 4 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
16 4 (6.67%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.00%) Wiki
3 2 (3.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.67%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.67%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 4 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.00%) Windows XP
6 2 (3.33%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (41.67%) MVC
2 17 (28.33%) Web Development
3 13 (21.67%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (20.00%) TDD
5 11 (18.33%) Workflow
6 10 (16.67%) Document Management
7 9 (15.00%) UML
8 6 (10.00%) Analytics
8 6 (10.00%) BDD
8 6 (10.00%) Web Analytics
8 6 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.00%) Scrum
9 5 (8.33%) Software Engineering
9 5 (8.33%) Systems Analysis
9 5 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 5 (8.33%) Use Case
9 5 (8.33%) Data Mapping
9 5 (8.33%) CRM
9 5 (8.33%) SOA
9 5 (8.33%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (75.00%) C#
2 26 (43.33%) SQL
3 19 (31.67%) T-SQL
3 19 (31.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (5.00%) C
4 3 (5.00%) Java
5 2 (3.33%) C++
5 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) Delphi
6 1 (1.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 15 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 11 (18.33%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) SLA
2 5 (8.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (45.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (18.33%) Meridio
3 10 (16.67%) Oracle
4 3 (5.00%) Omniture
4 3 (5.00%) Unica
5 2 (3.33%) Cognos
6 1 (1.67%) Telerik
6 1 (1.67%) ESRI
6 1 (1.67%) Google
6 1 (1.67%) Fujitsu
6 1 (1.67%) Sybase
6 1 (1.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.67%) Twitter