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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 20 11
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 193 198 260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.71% 7.56% 8.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.40% 32.62% 44.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 90 99
Average daily rate
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£411 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.50% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.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
516 607 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.61% 23.19% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 346 220
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 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 21
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £36.75 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +2 88 £413 +17.85% 31
Slough -6 22 £375 -9.09% 9
Newbury -2 7 £394 +18.42% 6
Maidenhead -13 4 £338 +12.50% 5
Bracknell -5 2 £213 -52.51% 3
Windsor -5 2 £350 - 3
Hungerford - 2 £320 - 2
Ascot - 2 £356 -
Wokingham - - - - 2
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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.

1 213 (53.12%) C#
2 148 (36.91%) ASP.NET
3 134 (33.42%) SQL
4 131 (32.67%) JavaScript
5 129 (32.17%) SQL Server
6 110 (27.43%) HTML
7 105 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
8 104 (25.94%) MVC
9 93 (23.19%) Microsoft
10 85 (21.20%) CSS
11 71 (17.71%) CRM
12 70 (17.46%) Windows
13 69 (17.21%) XML
14 64 (15.96%) Web Services
14 64 (15.96%) .NET Framework
15 60 (14.96%) Java
15 60 (14.96%) SharePoint
16 55 (13.72%) WCF
17 53 (13.22%) IIS
18 50 (12.47%) jQuery
19 46 (11.47%) Security Cleared
20 43 (10.72%) SQL Server 2008
21 42 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
21 42 (10.47%) TOGAF
22 40 (9.98%) BizTalk Server
23 38 (9.48%) Oracle
23 38 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
24 36 (8.98%) SC Cleared
24 36 (8.98%) Web Development
24 36 (8.98%) Dynamics CRM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 60 (14.96%) SharePoint
2 53 (13.22%) IIS
3 40 (9.98%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (6.23%) SharePoint Server
5 24 (5.99%) SharePoint 2010
5 24 (5.99%) SharePoint 2013
6 17 (4.24%) Exchange Server 2013
6 17 (4.24%) Lync
7 10 (2.49%) CMS
8 9 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (1.50%) WebSphere
10 5 (1.25%) ArcGIS
10 5 (1.25%) IBM Notes
11 4 (1.00%) Apache
11 4 (1.00%) Oracle Spatial
11 4 (1.00%) TIBCO EMS
11 4 (1.00%) Umbraco
12 3 (0.75%) LiveCycle
13 2 (0.50%) Liferay
13 2 (0.50%) Drupal
Applications
1 30 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 14 (3.49%) MS Office
3 4 (1.00%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.50%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) Simulink
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 36 (8.98%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (4.24%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.00%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.75%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.50%) Pivotal CRM
5 2 (0.50%) Cordys
6 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.25%) Tridion
6 1 (0.25%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.74%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.24%) SaaS
4 8 (2.00%) PaaS
5 5 (1.25%) Force.com
6 2 (0.50%) Office 365
6 2 (0.50%) GitHub
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.23%) Internet
2 15 (3.74%) HTTP
3 11 (2.74%) FTP
3 11 (2.74%) HTTPS
4 10 (2.49%) DNS
5 8 (2.00%) SSL
6 7 (1.75%) TCP/IP
6 7 (1.75%) LDAP
7 4 (1.00%) ATM
8 3 (0.75%) VPN
8 3 (0.75%) Intranet
8 3 (0.75%) Firewall
8 3 (0.75%) SSH
9 2 (0.50%) Wireshark
9 2 (0.50%) RTP
9 2 (0.50%) SMTP
9 2 (0.50%) GPRS
10 1 (0.25%) ISDN
10 1 (0.25%) VoIP
10 1 (0.25%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (32.17%) SQL Server
2 43 (10.72%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (6.73%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (4.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 17 (4.24%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 13 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.49%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.24%) IDOL
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (1.75%) OLAP
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (1.75%) DTS
10 7 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.50%) MySQL
12 5 (1.25%) Data Mining
12 5 (1.25%) DB2
13 4 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.75%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 33 (8.23%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.24%) TeamCity
4 12 (2.99%) MSBuild
5 8 (2.00%) Jenkins
5 8 (2.00%) Git (software)
5 8 (2.00%) Subversion
6 6 (1.50%) Selenium
6 6 (1.50%) TestDirector
6 6 (1.50%) MSTest
7 5 (1.25%) JIRA
8 4 (1.00%) Oracle APEX
9 3 (0.75%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.75%) Ant
10 2 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.50%) Toad
10 2 (0.50%) NUnit
10 2 (0.50%) Fiddler
10 2 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
10 2 (0.50%) WinDbg
General
1 35 (8.73%) Finance
2 17 (4.24%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.75%) Marketing
4 4 (1.00%) Advertising
4 4 (1.00%) Banking
5 3 (0.75%) Turkish Language
6 2 (0.50%) Retail
6 2 (0.50%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.25%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 213 (53.12%) Developer
2 71 (17.71%) .NET Developer
3 69 (17.21%) Architect
4 45 (11.22%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (6.98%) C# Developer
6 24 (5.99%) Web Developer
7 22 (5.49%) Consultant
7 22 (5.49%) Analyst
8 21 (5.24%) ASP.NET Developer
9 20 (4.99%) SharePoint Developer
10 19 (4.74%) Technical Architect
11 17 (4.24%) Software Developer
12 14 (3.49%) C# .NET Developer
13 12 (2.99%) Test Manager
13 12 (2.99%) Technical Manager
14 11 (2.74%) Designer
15 10 (2.49%) Project Manager
16 9 (2.24%) Technical Project Manager
16 9 (2.24%) Support Engineer
16 9 (2.24%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (36.91%) ASP.NET
2 110 (27.43%) HTML
3 85 (21.20%) CSS
4 69 (17.21%) XML
5 64 (15.96%) Web Services
5 64 (15.96%) .NET Framework
6 55 (13.72%) WCF
7 50 (12.47%) jQuery
8 42 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (8.48%) Ajax
10 32 (7.98%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 29 (7.23%) HTML5
12 23 (5.74%) J2EE
13 20 (4.99%) KnockoutJS
14 19 (4.74%) SOAP
14 19 (4.74%) ASP.NET Web API
15 18 (4.49%) WPF
15 18 (4.49%) JSON
16 16 (3.99%) Application Packaging
16 16 (3.99%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 21 (5.24%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.99%) Clustering
3 15 (3.74%) Management Information System
3 15 (3.74%) Inversion of Control
4 13 (3.24%) Computer Science
5 12 (2.99%) Mobile App
6 10 (2.49%) iSeries
7 9 (2.24%) Web 2.0
8 8 (2.00%) Open Source
9 7 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (1.75%) GIS
10 4 (1.00%) Mobile Computing
10 4 (1.00%) Algorithms
10 4 (1.00%) Statistics
11 3 (0.75%) AS400
11 3 (0.75%) PKI
11 3 (0.75%) IPTV
11 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
11 3 (0.75%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (17.46%) Windows
2 19 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (2.99%) Linux
4 8 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (2.00%) UNIX
5 6 (1.50%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.25%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.75%) Android
7 3 (0.75%) Windows XP
8 1 (0.25%) HPUX
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.25%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
2 104 (25.94%) MVC
3 71 (17.71%) CRM
4 42 (10.47%) TOGAF
5 36 (8.98%) Web Development
5 36 (8.98%) Workflow
6 30 (7.48%) OO
7 28 (6.98%) Scrum
8 21 (5.24%) SOA
9 20 (4.99%) TDD
10 17 (4.24%) Migration
11 16 (3.99%) Validation
11 16 (3.99%) Disaster Recovery
12 15 (3.74%) Project Management
12 15 (3.74%) Analytics
13 13 (3.24%) ETL
13 13 (3.24%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (2.99%) E-Commerce
15 11 (2.74%) Waterfall
16 10 (2.49%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 213 (53.12%) C#
2 134 (33.42%) SQL
3 131 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 60 (14.96%) Java
5 26 (6.48%) T-SQL
6 24 (5.99%) C++
7 20 (4.99%) VB.NET
8 16 (3.99%) PowerShell
9 15 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 10 (2.49%) PHP
10 10 (2.49%) VBScript
11 9 (2.24%) RPG
12 6 (1.50%) C
12 6 (1.50%) Python
13 5 (1.25%) Apex Code
14 4 (1.00%) SOQL
14 4 (1.00%) SOSL
14 4 (1.00%) VC++
15 3 (0.75%) VBA
15 3 (0.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 46 (11.47%) Security Cleared
2 36 (8.98%) SC Cleared
3 33 (8.23%) Degree
4 10 (2.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.25%) MCTS
6 4 (1.00%) MCITP
7 3 (0.75%) MCSE
8 2 (0.50%) CISSP
8 2 (0.50%) MCPD
9 1 (0.25%) CCVP
9 1 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.25%) CCNA
9 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (6.98%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (7.23%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.49%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.25%) Puppet
1 1 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 93 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 38 (9.48%) Oracle
3 29 (7.23%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (3.49%) IBM
5 11 (2.74%) Metastorm
5 11 (2.74%) Sitecore
6 9 (2.24%) Meridio
6 9 (2.24%) Siebel
7 6 (1.50%) ESRI
8 5 (1.25%) SAP
8 5 (1.25%) Lotus
9 4 (1.00%) Cisco
9 4 (1.00%) Adobe
9 4 (1.00%) Open Text
9 4 (1.00%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.75%) Omniture
10 3 (0.75%) Unica
10 3 (0.75%) Cognos
10 3 (0.75%) Red Hat
11 2 (0.50%) Informatica
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