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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 38 12 18
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 107 213 189
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.36% 8.73% 7.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.27% 39.23% 35.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 112 80
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £285 £217
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £475 £483
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
503 543 529
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.50% 22.25% 22.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 279 236
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 £263 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 16
Average hourly rate £30.00 £19.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.89% -45.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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 3 July 2015.

.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 3 July 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 -12 52 £417 +11.20% 38
Maidenhead -2 7 £363 +3.57% 6
Slough -19 5 £325 -18.75% 6
Windsor 0 1 - - 1
Bracknell -10 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 - - 8
Wokingham - 1 £325 - 7
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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.

1 217 (72.33%) C#
2 112 (37.33%) ASP.NET
3 96 (32.00%) SQL Server
4 90 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 83 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (26.67%) Windows
7 79 (26.33%) Microsoft
8 69 (23.00%) MVC
9 68 (22.67%) HTML
9 68 (22.67%) SQL
10 53 (17.67%) CSS
11 46 (15.33%) jQuery
12 45 (15.00%) Security Cleared
13 44 (14.67%) Web Services
14 43 (14.33%) CMS
15 41 (13.67%) .NET Framework
16 38 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (12.00%) Scrum
18 31 (10.33%) AngularJS
19 30 (10.00%) TDD
20 29 (9.67%) WCF
21 27 (9.00%) Windows 7
21 27 (9.00%) XML
22 26 (8.67%) Java
22 26 (8.67%) Microsoft App-V
22 26 (8.67%) SCCM
23 25 (8.33%) Sitecore
23 25 (8.33%) Visual Studio
24 23 (7.67%) Oracle
24 23 (7.67%) DV Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, 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 43 (14.33%) CMS
2 22 (7.33%) SharePoint
2 22 (7.33%) BizTalk Server
3 19 (6.33%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (5.00%) IIS
4 15 (5.00%) Umbraco
5 10 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (2.00%) Node.js
7 5 (1.67%) SharePoint Server
7 5 (1.67%) Lync
8 4 (1.33%) K2 blackpearl
8 4 (1.33%) WebSphere
9 3 (1.00%) MS Exchange
10 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.67%) Kentico
10 2 (0.67%) Drupal
10 2 (0.67%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.33%) Liferay
11 1 (0.33%) DNN
Applications
1 14 (4.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.33%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.67%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.33%) SAP ERP
3 1 (0.33%) Magento
3 1 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.00%) Office 365
3 4 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.00%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.67%) Yammer
6 1 (0.33%) Boomi
6 1 (0.33%) GitHub
6 1 (0.33%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.33%) Intranet
2 6 (2.00%) Internet
2 6 (2.00%) SSL
2 6 (2.00%) HTTP
3 4 (1.33%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.00%) Firewall
5 1 (0.33%) Wireshark
5 1 (0.33%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.33%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.33%) VPN
5 1 (0.33%) DNS
5 1 (0.33%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.33%) FTP
5 1 (0.33%) 802.15
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (6.33%) MySQL
4 16 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.33%) Informix
8 8 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
8 8 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (2.33%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.33%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (1.33%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.33%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.67%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
13 1 (0.33%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 25 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 20 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 19 (6.33%) Selenium
4 11 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 10 (3.33%) NUnit
5 10 (3.33%) MSBuild
6 9 (3.00%) MSTest
7 6 (2.00%) JIRA
8 5 (1.67%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.33%) Axure RP
9 4 (1.33%) TeamCity
9 4 (1.33%) Subversion
10 3 (1.00%) HP UFT
10 3 (1.00%) SoapUI
11 2 (0.67%) NuGet
11 2 (0.67%) Artifactory
11 2 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.67%) InstallShield
11 2 (0.67%) NetAdvantage
11 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (3.67%) Retail
2 10 (3.33%) Finance
3 8 (2.67%) Marketing
4 4 (1.33%) Games
4 4 (1.33%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.00%) Advertising
6 2 (0.67%) Automotive
6 2 (0.67%) Legal
6 2 (0.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 175 (58.33%) Developer
2 65 (21.67%) .NET Developer
3 40 (13.33%) C# Developer
4 26 (8.67%) Applications Packager
5 23 (7.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (6.67%) Architect
6 20 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 16 (5.33%) Analyst
8 15 (5.00%) Sitecore Developer
9 12 (4.00%) Software Developer
10 10 (3.33%) Data Architect
11 8 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (2.67%) Umbraco Developer
11 8 (2.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (2.33%) CRM Developer
12 7 (2.33%) Systems Analyst
12 7 (2.33%) Project Manager
12 7 (2.33%) Administrator
13 6 (2.00%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (37.33%) ASP.NET
2 68 (22.67%) HTML
3 53 (17.67%) CSS
4 46 (15.33%) jQuery
5 44 (14.67%) Web Services
6 41 (13.67%) .NET Framework
7 38 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 31 (10.33%) AngularJS
9 29 (9.67%) WCF
10 27 (9.00%) XML
11 22 (7.33%) WPF
12 21 (7.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 19 (6.33%) HTML5
14 18 (6.00%) Entity Framework
15 17 (5.67%) CSS3
16 15 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
17 13 (4.33%) Ajax
18 10 (3.33%) WF
18 10 (3.33%) RESTful
18 10 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.00%) User Experience
2 7 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.00%) Data Integration
4 5 (1.67%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.33%) Cryptography
5 4 (1.33%) Graphic Design
5 4 (1.33%) iSeries
5 4 (1.33%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.00%) Mobile App
7 2 (0.67%) Device Driver
7 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.33%) AS400
8 1 (0.33%) EPoS
8 1 (0.33%) Clustering
8 1 (0.33%) E-Learning
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.33%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.33%) iPad
8 1 (0.33%) Kinect
8 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 80 (26.67%) Windows
2 27 (9.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.00%) Linux
4 5 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (1.33%) Android
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.00%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.33%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (27.67%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (23.00%) MVC
3 36 (12.00%) Scrum
4 30 (10.00%) TDD
5 19 (6.33%) Workflow
6 18 (6.00%) SOA
7 17 (5.67%) OO
7 17 (5.67%) E-Commerce
8 14 (4.67%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (4.33%) CRM
9 13 (4.33%) Business Intelligence
10 12 (4.00%) SDLC
11 10 (3.33%) Data Modelling
11 10 (3.33%) Automated Testing
11 10 (3.33%) Web Development
12 9 (3.00%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.00%) Content Management
12 9 (3.00%) BDD
12 9 (3.00%) Automation Testing
13 8 (2.67%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 217 (72.33%) C#
2 90 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 68 (22.67%) SQL
4 26 (8.67%) Java
5 19 (6.33%) T-SQL
6 15 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.00%) C++
8 11 (3.67%) PHP
9 8 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.00%) C
11 4 (1.33%) Perl
11 4 (1.33%) Python
11 4 (1.33%) Ruby
12 3 (1.00%) VBScript
12 3 (1.00%) VB
13 2 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.67%) RPG
14 1 (0.33%) XAML
14 1 (0.33%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.33%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 45 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 23 (7.67%) DV Cleared
3 14 (4.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.00%) Degree
5 2 (0.67%) MCTS
5 2 (0.67%) MCITP
6 1 (0.33%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.67%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 26 (8.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (2.67%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.33%) vSphere
4 1 (0.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 26 (8.67%) SCCM
2 4 (1.33%) Puppet
2 4 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.00%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.67%) MOM
5 1 (0.33%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.33%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 79 (26.33%) Microsoft
2 25 (8.33%) Sitecore
3 23 (7.67%) Oracle
4 11 (3.67%) webMethods
5 9 (3.00%) VMware
5 9 (3.00%) Capita
6 4 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.00%) Telerik
7 3 (1.00%) Google
7 3 (1.00%) IBM
7 3 (1.00%) Citrix
8 2 (0.67%) HP
8 2 (0.67%) SAP
8 2 (0.67%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.67%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.33%) Endeca
9 1 (0.33%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.33%) Ektron
9 1 (0.33%) hybris
9 1 (0.33%) Tableau
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