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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 103 84 86
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 23 44 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.87% 1.71% 1.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.41% 7.05% 6.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -8.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £282 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £532 £401 £430
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
.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
522 624 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.71% 24.21% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 293 333 259
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £430 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 23
Average hourly rate £35.50 £43.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.44% +22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £38.60 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 £187.50 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +6 16 £350 -1.75% 4
Newbury - 1 - - 2
Slough - - - -
Windsor - - - - 2
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (72.22%) C#
3 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
4 26 (48.15%) MVC
5 24 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 21 (38.89%) HTML
6 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
6 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
7 19 (35.19%) Windows
8 17 (31.48%) CSS
9 16 (29.63%) IIS
9 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
10 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
11 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
11 13 (24.07%) jQuery
12 12 (22.22%) SQL
12 12 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
13 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (20.37%) BizTalk Server
14 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
14 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
15 9 (16.67%) WCF
16 8 (14.81%) HTML5
17 7 (12.96%) PaaS
17 7 (12.96%) Dependency Injection
17 7 (12.96%) Unity DI Container
17 7 (12.96%) Managed Extensibility Framework
17 7 (12.96%) TDD

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (29.63%) IIS
2 13 (24.07%) SharePoint
3 11 (20.37%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (9.26%) Lync
4 5 (9.26%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (5.56%) CMS
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (1.85%) Node.js
8 1 (1.85%) Sitefinity
8 1 (1.85%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (18.52%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (5.56%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (3.70%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (12.96%) PaaS
3 3 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.70%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) Internet
1 3 (5.56%) DNS
2 2 (3.70%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (53.70%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.56%) IDOL
3 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (3.70%) DTS
4 2 (3.70%) OLAP
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.85%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.11%) MSTest
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.85%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.85%) Moq
4 1 (1.85%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.85%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.85%) Subversion
4 1 (1.85%) Firebug
General
1 6 (11.11%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 35 (64.81%) Developer
2 12 (22.22%) .NET Developer
3 8 (14.81%) C# Developer
4 5 (9.26%) Architect
5 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Software Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Technical Architect
5 4 (7.41%) C++ Developer
5 4 (7.41%) Designer
6 3 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (5.56%) SharePoint Developer
6 3 (5.56%) BizTalk Consultant
6 3 (5.56%) Web Developer
6 3 (5.56%) Consultant
7 2 (3.70%) Systems Designer
7 2 (3.70%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Software Engineer
7 2 (3.70%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (44.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 21 (38.89%) HTML
3 21 (38.89%) ASP.NET
4 17 (31.48%) CSS
5 13 (24.07%) jQuery
6 11 (20.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 10 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 9 (16.67%) WCF
9 8 (14.81%) HTML5
10 7 (12.96%) Unity DI Container
10 7 (12.96%) Managed Extensibility Framework
10 7 (12.96%) XML
11 6 (11.11%) Web Services
11 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (7.41%) NHibernate
12 4 (7.41%) Application Packaging
12 4 (7.41%) Ajax
13 3 (5.56%) CSS3
13 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (7.41%) Clustering
3 2 (3.70%) Wiki
3 2 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Social Media
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.85%) Reference Data
4 1 (1.85%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Windows
2 6 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (7.41%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (5.56%) Windows XP
5 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) MVC
2 16 (29.63%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.96%) Dependency Injection
3 7 (12.96%) TDD
3 7 (12.96%) Web Development
4 6 (11.11%) Integration Testing
5 5 (9.26%) Analytics
5 5 (9.26%) Web Analytics
5 5 (9.26%) Service Management
5 5 (9.26%) ITIL
5 5 (9.26%) CRM
6 4 (7.41%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (7.41%) iOS Development
6 4 (7.41%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.56%) SEO
7 3 (5.56%) Workflow
7 3 (5.56%) Document Management
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) SOA
8 2 (3.70%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 39 (72.22%) C#
2 14 (25.93%) JavaScript
3 12 (22.22%) SQL
4 4 (7.41%) VC++
4 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
4 4 (7.41%) C++
5 2 (3.70%) Java
6 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.85%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (11.11%) Degree
1 6 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.26%) MCTS
2 5 (9.26%) MCITP
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (7.41%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 21 (38.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Meridio
2 3 (5.56%) Unica
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
3 2 (3.70%) Omniture
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.85%) Ektron
4 1 (1.85%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.85%) VMware