The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 34 18
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET 157 121 199
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.47% 4.68% 7.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.03% 22.57% 37.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 78 115
Median daily rate £400 £375 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £419 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.40% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £9.00 £35.75 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-74.82% -1.37%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +25.00%
.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
506 536 531
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.86% 20.71% 20.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 314 335 298
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 8 3
Median hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +22.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £28.80 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.14 £39.60 £36.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 May 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +16 97 £400 +6.66% 20
Slough +8 10 £400 +29.03% 6
Maidenhead 0 2 £238 +2.15% 5
Newbury +5 1 £340 -2.85% 5
Windsor +5 1 £675 - 1
Wokingham -6 1 £450 +38.46% 3
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 170 (67.46%) C#
2 103 (40.87%) Microsoft
3 86 (34.13%) SQL
4 79 (31.35%) Microsoft Azure
5 76 (30.16%) ASP.NET
6 74 (29.37%) MVC
7 70 (27.78%) Windows
8 68 (26.98%) JavaScript
9 65 (25.79%) SQL Server
10 59 (23.41%) HTML
11 58 (23.02%) CSS
12 55 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (19.84%) .NET Framework
14 45 (17.86%) XML
15 43 (17.06%) MS Excel
15 43 (17.06%) Team Foundation Server
16 39 (15.48%) CRM
17 37 (14.68%) C++
17 37 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
18 36 (14.29%) SharePoint
19 33 (13.10%) Web Services
20 30 (11.90%) VB.NET
20 30 (11.90%) PowerShell
21 29 (11.51%) Java
21 29 (11.51%) Workflow
22 28 (11.11%) Visual Studio
22 28 (11.11%) HTTP
22 28 (11.11%) WCF
23 27 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
23 27 (10.71%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 36 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 27 (10.71%) IIS
3 24 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (5.16%) CMS
5 10 (3.97%) Node.js
6 7 (2.78%) WordPress
7 6 (2.38%) Drupal
7 6 (2.38%) Joomla!
7 6 (2.38%) MS Exchange
7 6 (2.38%) Umbraco
8 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
8 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 5 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.59%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.59%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.79%) Confluence
10 2 (0.79%) JBoss
10 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) nginx
Applications
1 43 (17.06%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.38%) MS Office
3 5 (1.98%) MS Project
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 27 (10.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.79%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) Endur
3 1 (0.40%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 79 (31.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.16%) Office 365
3 8 (3.17%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.38%) PaaS
5 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.19%) SaaS
7 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.79%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.79%) Google Tag Manager
8 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.40%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.40%) Google Compute Engine
8 1 (0.40%) IaaS
8 1 (0.40%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 28 (11.11%) HTTP
2 21 (8.33%) Internet
3 20 (7.94%) DNS
4 17 (6.75%) VPN
5 13 (5.16%) SSL
6 12 (4.76%) TCP/IP
7 10 (3.97%) BGP
7 10 (3.97%) DHCP
7 10 (3.97%) IPsec
7 10 (3.97%) IPv6
7 10 (3.97%) Software-Defined Networking
8 6 (2.38%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.98%) CTI
9 5 (1.98%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.79%) Firewall
10 2 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
11 1 (0.40%) LAN
11 1 (0.40%) SSH
11 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (25.79%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (7.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.16%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.37%) Big Data
7 10 (3.97%) Hadoop
8 9 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (3.57%) Datazen
8 9 (3.57%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 9 (3.57%) NoSQL
8 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (3.17%) Power BI
9 8 (3.17%) RDBMS
10 7 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
11 6 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.79%) MySQL
12 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
13 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (17.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.14%) MSBuild
4 16 (6.35%) Git (software)
4 16 (6.35%) JIRA
5 14 (5.56%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.16%) Artifactory
6 13 (5.16%) NuGet
7 6 (2.38%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.98%) Fiddler
8 5 (1.98%) Xcode
9 2 (0.79%) MSTest
9 2 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 2 (0.79%) WiX
10 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Blend
10 1 (0.40%) Moq
10 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
10 1 (0.40%) Serena SBM
10 1 (0.40%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
General
1 20 (7.94%) Finance
2 19 (7.54%) Marketing
3 15 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.76%) German Language
5 8 (3.17%) French Language
5 8 (3.17%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.98%) Italian Language
6 5 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (1.59%) Banking
7 4 (1.59%) Billing
7 4 (1.59%) Front Office
8 3 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
8 3 (1.19%) Retail
9 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 128 (50.79%) Developer
2 65 (25.79%) .NET Developer
3 45 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 38 (15.08%) Support Engineer
5 26 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (9.13%) Consultant
7 21 (8.33%) Architect
8 19 (7.54%) ASP.NET Developer
9 18 (7.14%) Escalation Engineer
10 13 (5.16%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.76%) Azure Engineer
11 12 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
11 12 (4.76%) SQL Developer
12 10 (3.97%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 10 (3.97%) Azure Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Build Engineer
13 9 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Development Engineer
13 9 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 9 (3.57%) Field Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (30.16%) ASP.NET
2 59 (23.41%) HTML
3 58 (23.02%) CSS
4 50 (19.84%) .NET Framework
5 45 (17.86%) XML
6 37 (14.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (13.10%) Web Services
8 28 (11.11%) WCF
9 25 (9.92%) AngularJS
10 22 (8.73%) ADO.NET
11 21 (8.33%) jQuery
12 17 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web API
12 17 (6.75%) HTML5
13 16 (6.35%) Entity Framework
14 15 (5.95%) REST
15 13 (5.16%) CSS3
15 13 (5.16%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (4.37%) WPF
17 10 (3.97%) Unity DI Container
17 10 (3.97%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.37%) Public Cloud
3 10 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (3.97%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.59%) User Experience
7 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.79%) W3C
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (0.40%) iSeries
8 1 (0.40%) IVR
8 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.40%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 70 (27.78%) Windows
2 25 (9.92%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.16%) Linux
4 10 (3.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.97%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.17%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.19%) Unix
6 3 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.79%) Solaris
8 1 (0.40%) AIX
8 1 (0.40%) Android
8 1 (0.40%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.40%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (29.37%) MVC
2 55 (21.83%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (15.48%) CRM
4 29 (11.51%) Workflow
5 24 (9.52%) Mentoring
6 23 (9.13%) Business Intelligence
7 21 (8.33%) Data Protection
7 21 (8.33%) Web Development
8 19 (7.54%) Data Modelling
9 17 (6.75%) Presales
10 16 (6.35%) Memory Management
10 16 (6.35%) SDLC
11 15 (5.95%) Build Automation
11 15 (5.95%) Continuous Delivery
11 15 (5.95%) Load Balancing
12 14 (5.56%) DevOps
13 13 (5.16%) Waterfall
14 12 (4.76%) Process Improvement
14 12 (4.76%) SOA
14 12 (4.76%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 170 (67.46%) C#
2 86 (34.13%) SQL
3 68 (26.98%) JavaScript
4 37 (14.68%) C++
5 30 (11.90%) PowerShell
5 30 (11.90%) VB.NET
6 29 (11.51%) Java
7 26 (10.32%) T-SQL
8 22 (8.73%) VB
9 20 (7.94%) VBScript
10 18 (7.14%) C
11 15 (5.95%) PHP
12 14 (5.56%) Python
13 8 (3.17%) Ruby
14 7 (2.78%) R
15 6 (2.38%) Apex Code
15 6 (2.38%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.38%) VB6
16 5 (1.98%) Scala
16 5 (1.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 25 (9.92%) Degree
2 23 (9.13%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (5.56%) SC Cleared
5 13 (5.16%) MCSE
6 9 (3.57%) MCSD
6 9 (3.57%) MCTS
7 6 (2.38%) DV Cleared
7 6 (2.38%) MCITP
7 6 (2.38%) MCSA
8 3 (1.19%) MCAD
8 3 (1.19%) MCPD
9 2 (0.79%) GIAC
9 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.40%) ISEB
10 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 17 (6.75%) Hyper-V
2 12 (4.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.79%) XenServer
5 1 (0.40%) Docker
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.98%) SCOM
3 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.19%) Puppet
3 3 (1.19%) SCCM
4 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.79%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Scalr
Vendors
1 103 (40.87%) Microsoft
2 25 (9.92%) Oracle
3 14 (5.56%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.97%) Red Hat
5 9 (3.57%) Capita
5 9 (3.57%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.78%) Remedy
7 6 (2.38%) HP
8 4 (1.59%) Google
8 4 (1.59%) IBM
8 4 (1.59%) Siebel
8 4 (1.59%) VMware
9 3 (1.19%) Citrix
9 3 (1.19%) Serena
10 2 (0.79%) F5
10 2 (0.79%) Pega
10 2 (0.79%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 2 (0.79%) Sony
11 1 (0.40%) Facebook
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day + Circa £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 25 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 10 days ago