The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 218 193 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.05% 7.52% 7.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.37% 31.48% 43.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 89 98
Average daily rate
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£413 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £290 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £478 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -
.NET
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
527 613 571
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.89% 23.89% 18.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 273 336 225
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 16
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

.NET
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 within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 September 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 92 £394 -1.56% 27
Slough +8 29 £375 -18.91% 8
Maidenhead -8 8 £338 +8.00% 4
Newbury +1 6 £413 +24.06% 5
Bracknell -1 5 £325 -29.72% 2
Windsor -1 2 £350 - 1
Wokingham +2 1 - - 2
Hungerford - 1 - - 4
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing .NET 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.

1 226 (53.55%) C#
2 159 (37.68%) ASP.NET
3 151 (35.78%) SQL Server
4 138 (32.70%) SQL
5 118 (27.96%) JavaScript
6 105 (24.88%) Microsoft
7 103 (24.41%) HTML
8 100 (23.70%) MVC
9 95 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
10 94 (22.27%) Windows
11 79 (18.72%) CSS
12 78 (18.48%) XML
13 77 (18.25%) CRM
14 70 (16.59%) .NET Framework
15 61 (14.45%) SharePoint
16 60 (14.22%) Java
17 58 (13.74%) Web Services
18 57 (13.51%) Security Cleared
19 56 (13.27%) IIS
20 55 (13.03%) Visual Studio
20 55 (13.03%) WCF
21 48 (11.37%) SQL Server 2008
22 47 (11.14%) jQuery
23 46 (10.90%) Web Development
23 46 (10.90%) SC Cleared
24 42 (9.95%) Oracle
24 42 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
24 42 (9.95%) TOGAF
25 40 (9.48%) T-SQL
26 39 (9.24%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 61 (14.45%) SharePoint
2 56 (13.27%) IIS
3 37 (8.77%) BizTalk Server
4 32 (7.58%) SharePoint Server
5 17 (4.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 16 (3.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (2.84%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (2.61%) Lync
8 11 (2.61%) CMS
9 10 (2.37%) Sitecore CMS
10 9 (2.13%) WebSphere
11 6 (1.42%) IBM Notes
11 6 (1.42%) ArcGIS
12 4 (0.95%) Oracle Spatial
12 4 (0.95%) TIBCO EMS
12 4 (0.95%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.95%) Apache
13 3 (0.71%) MS Exchange
14 2 (0.47%) Drupal
14 2 (0.47%) Liferay
Applications
1 39 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.40%) MS Office
3 3 (0.71%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.24%) Simulink
4 1 (0.24%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.24%) MS Project
4 1 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (8.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (3.08%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.95%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.71%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.47%) Pivotal CRM
5 2 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.47%) Cordys
6 1 (0.24%) Tridion
6 1 (0.24%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 42 (9.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (2.61%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (1.90%) SaaS
4 7 (1.66%) PaaS
5 6 (1.42%) Force.com
6 2 (0.47%) Office 365
6 2 (0.47%) GitHub
7 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.45%) Internet
2 15 (3.55%) LDAP
2 15 (3.55%) DNS
3 14 (3.32%) HTTP
4 11 (2.61%) HTTPS
5 10 (2.37%) FTP
6 7 (1.66%) SSL
7 6 (1.42%) RTP
8 5 (1.18%) ISDN
8 5 (1.18%) VoIP
8 5 (1.18%) TCP/IP
8 5 (1.18%) DHCP
9 3 (0.71%) Intranet
9 3 (0.71%) Firewall
9 3 (0.71%) ATM
9 3 (0.71%) VPN
9 3 (0.71%) SSH
10 2 (0.47%) GPRS
11 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 1 (0.24%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (35.78%) SQL Server
2 48 (11.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 36 (8.53%) SQL Server 2005
4 26 (6.16%) SQL Server 2012
5 21 (4.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.79%) DTS
7 16 (3.79%) OLAP
8 14 (3.32%) Oracle Database
9 12 (2.84%) IDOL
10 9 (2.13%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.90%) Data Mining
12 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 6 (1.42%) MySQL
13 6 (1.42%) Oracle Reports
13 6 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
14 5 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
14 5 (1.18%) DB2
15 4 (0.95%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.71%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 55 (13.03%) Visual Studio
2 28 (6.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.08%) MSBuild
4 12 (2.84%) TeamCity
5 11 (2.61%) Git (software)
6 8 (1.90%) Jenkins
7 7 (1.66%) SoapUI
7 7 (1.66%) Subversion
8 6 (1.42%) Selenium
8 6 (1.42%) MSTest
8 6 (1.42%) TestDirector
9 5 (1.18%) JIRA
9 5 (1.18%) NUnit
10 4 (0.95%) Ant
10 4 (0.95%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.47%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.47%) Toad
11 2 (0.47%) WinDbg
12 1 (0.24%) Grunt
General
1 37 (8.77%) Finance
2 18 (4.27%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.08%) Marketing
4 6 (1.42%) Banking
4 6 (1.42%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.18%) Advertising
6 4 (0.95%) Electronics
7 2 (0.47%) Retail
8 1 (0.24%) Military
8 1 (0.24%) Games
8 1 (0.24%) Publishing
8 1 (0.24%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 212 (50.24%) Developer
2 68 (16.11%) .NET Developer
3 67 (15.88%) Architect
4 46 (10.90%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (7.11%) Analyst
5 30 (7.11%) C# Developer
6 29 (6.87%) Consultant
7 28 (6.64%) SharePoint Developer
8 25 (5.92%) ASP.NET Developer
9 23 (5.45%) Web Developer
10 17 (4.03%) Software Developer
11 16 (3.79%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (3.55%) Test Manager
12 15 (3.55%) Technical Architect
13 13 (3.08%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
13 13 (3.08%) CRM Consultant
14 12 (2.84%) Microsoft Consultant
14 12 (2.84%) Technical Manager
14 12 (2.84%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
15 11 (2.61%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (37.68%) ASP.NET
2 103 (24.41%) HTML
3 79 (18.72%) CSS
4 78 (18.48%) XML
5 70 (16.59%) .NET Framework
6 58 (13.74%) Web Services
7 55 (13.03%) WCF
8 47 (11.14%) jQuery
9 35 (8.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (8.06%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 32 (7.58%) Ajax
12 29 (6.87%) SOAP
13 26 (6.16%) J2EE
13 26 (6.16%) HTML5
14 23 (5.45%) WPF
15 16 (3.79%) KnockoutJS
15 16 (3.79%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 16 (3.79%) JSON
16 14 (3.32%) XSLT
16 14 (3.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 20 (4.74%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.55%) Management Information System
3 13 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 12 (2.84%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.61%) Clustering
6 10 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
6 10 (2.37%) iSeries
7 8 (1.90%) Web 2.0
7 8 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (1.66%) GIS
9 5 (1.18%) Mobile Computing
9 5 (1.18%) Open Source
9 5 (1.18%) Statistics
10 4 (0.95%) DTV
11 3 (0.71%) Social Media
11 3 (0.71%) AS400
11 3 (0.71%) Wiki
11 3 (0.71%) PKI
11 3 (0.71%) IPTV
12 2 (0.47%) Ontologies
Operating Systems
1 94 (22.27%) Windows
2 30 (7.11%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (3.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.08%) Linux
5 9 (2.13%) UNIX
6 6 (1.42%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (1.18%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.71%) Windows XP
8 3 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.47%) Android
10 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.24%) HPUX
10 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (23.70%) MVC
2 95 (22.51%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (18.25%) CRM
4 46 (10.90%) Web Development
5 42 (9.95%) TOGAF
6 39 (9.24%) Workflow
7 28 (6.64%) OO
8 24 (5.69%) SOA
8 24 (5.69%) Scrum
9 19 (4.50%) Analytics
10 18 (4.27%) Business Intelligence
10 18 (4.27%) Validation
11 16 (3.79%) Project Management
11 16 (3.79%) Migration
11 16 (3.79%) TDD
12 14 (3.32%) UML
13 13 (3.08%) Dependency Injection
14 12 (2.84%) E-Commerce
15 11 (2.61%) BDD
15 11 (2.61%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 226 (53.55%) C#
2 138 (32.70%) SQL
3 118 (27.96%) JavaScript
4 60 (14.22%) Java
5 40 (9.48%) T-SQL
6 31 (7.35%) C++
7 21 (4.98%) PowerShell
7 21 (4.98%) VB.NET
8 11 (2.61%) PL/SQL
8 11 (2.61%) C
9 9 (2.13%) RPG
9 9 (2.13%) VBScript
10 8 (1.90%) PHP
11 7 (1.66%) Perl
12 6 (1.42%) Apex Code
12 6 (1.42%) R
13 5 (1.18%) SOQL
13 5 (1.18%) SOSL
13 5 (1.18%) Python
13 5 (1.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 57 (13.51%) Security Cleared
2 46 (10.90%) SC Cleared
3 33 (7.82%) Degree
4 20 (4.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.13%) MCSE
5 9 (2.13%) MCTS
6 5 (1.18%) CCNA
6 5 (1.18%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (1.18%) CCVP
7 4 (0.95%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.71%) MCITP
9 2 (0.47%) MCPD
9 2 (0.47%) CISSP
10 1 (0.24%) PhD
10 1 (0.24%) CNE
10 1 (0.24%) Novell Certification
10 1 (0.24%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (5.92%) QA
2 11 (2.61%) SLA
3 5 (1.18%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 27 (6.40%) Active Directory
2 11 (2.61%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.24%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.47%) Puppet
1 2 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 105 (24.88%) Microsoft
2 42 (9.95%) Oracle
3 31 (7.35%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (3.32%) IBM
5 12 (2.84%) Meridio
5 12 (2.84%) Sitecore
5 12 (2.84%) Siebel
6 11 (2.61%) Metastorm
7 8 (1.90%) SAP
7 8 (1.90%) Cisco
8 7 (1.66%) ESRI
9 6 (1.42%) Lotus
10 4 (0.95%) Open Text
10 4 (0.95%) TIBCO
11 3 (0.71%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.71%) Cognos
11 3 (0.71%) Unica
11 3 (0.71%) Omniture
12 2 (0.47%) Google
12 2 (0.47%) DevExpress
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