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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 170 164 186
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.74% 5.86% 6.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.41% 27.38% 35.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 104 117
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £432 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £39.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.92% +20.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
494 599 525
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.58% 21.39% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 375 307
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 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £351 £338
% change year-on-year
+6.99% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 2
Median hourly rate £12.50 £35.75 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.03% +74.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.55 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.53% +7.14%

.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 4 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 4 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 +9 110 £400 - 23
Slough +7 12 £350 +8.52% 12
Bracknell 0 7 £350 -6.60% 5
Maidenhead +3 5 £350 +34.61% 3
Wokingham -3 4 £350 +14.28% 6
Windsor +2 3 £675 - 1
Newbury +7 1 £340 +6.66% 4
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 175 (69.44%) C#
2 104 (41.27%) Microsoft
3 92 (36.51%) SQL
4 74 (29.37%) Windows
4 74 (29.37%) Microsoft Azure
5 72 (28.57%) SQL Server
6 69 (27.38%) ASP.NET
7 64 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
8 62 (24.60%) MVC
8 62 (24.60%) JavaScript
9 58 (23.02%) CSS
10 56 (22.22%) HTML
11 52 (20.63%) .NET Framework
12 48 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
13 45 (17.86%) MS Excel
14 40 (15.87%) XML
15 37 (14.68%) SharePoint
15 37 (14.68%) VB.NET
16 36 (14.29%) CRM
17 35 (13.89%) Web Services
18 34 (13.49%) C++
19 32 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
20 31 (12.30%) IIS
21 30 (11.90%) Visual Studio
21 30 (11.90%) Workflow
21 30 (11.90%) PowerShell
22 29 (11.51%) T-SQL
23 28 (11.11%) Java
24 27 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
24 27 (10.71%) HTTP

.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 37 (14.68%) SharePoint
2 31 (12.30%) IIS
3 27 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (5.95%) CMS
5 10 (3.97%) Node.js
6 7 (2.78%) Umbraco
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%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
9 3 (1.19%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.79%) JBoss
10 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.40%) ArcGIS
11 1 (0.40%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 45 (17.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.59%) MS Office
2 4 (1.59%) MS Project
3 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (10.32%) 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 74 (29.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (4.76%) Office 365
3 7 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.38%) PaaS
5 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.19%) Google Tag Manager
6 3 (1.19%) SaaS
7 2 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
7 2 (0.79%) FinancialForce.com
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 27 (10.71%) HTTP
2 19 (7.54%) Internet
3 18 (7.14%) DNS
4 15 (5.95%) VPN
5 13 (5.16%) SSL
6 9 (3.57%) BGP
6 9 (3.57%) DHCP
6 9 (3.57%) IPsec
6 9 (3.57%) IPv6
6 9 (3.57%) Software-Defined Networking
6 9 (3.57%) TCP/IP
7 6 (2.38%) Wireshark
8 5 (1.98%) CTI
8 5 (1.98%) Kerberos
9 2 (0.79%) Firewall
9 2 (0.79%) Network Security
10 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.40%) LAN
10 1 (0.40%) SSH
10 1 (0.40%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 25 (9.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 21 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 12 (4.76%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.37%) Big Data
8 10 (3.97%) Hadoop
9 9 (3.57%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (3.57%) Datazen
9 9 (3.57%) NoSQL
10 8 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
10 8 (3.17%) Power BI
10 8 (3.17%) RDBMS
10 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.79%) MySQL
11 2 (0.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.40%) DB2
Development Applications
1 48 (19.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 30 (11.90%) Visual Studio
3 21 (8.33%) MSBuild
4 15 (5.95%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (5.56%) JIRA
6 13 (5.16%) Artifactory
6 13 (5.16%) NuGet
7 5 (1.98%) Fiddler
7 5 (1.98%) Oracle APEX
7 5 (1.98%) WiX
7 5 (1.98%) Xcode
8 2 (0.79%) MSTest
8 2 (0.79%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.40%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.40%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.40%) Moq
9 1 (0.40%) Rhino Mocks
9 1 (0.40%) Vagrant
9 1 (0.40%) WebDriver
General
1 23 (9.13%) Finance
2 22 (8.73%) Marketing
3 15 (5.95%) Telecoms
4 11 (4.37%) German Language
5 7 (2.78%) French Language
5 7 (2.78%) 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%) Retail
9 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 2 (0.79%) Portuguese Language
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Military
10 1 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 130 (51.59%) Developer
2 65 (25.79%) .NET Developer
3 45 (17.86%) C# Developer
4 36 (14.29%) Support Engineer
5 26 (10.32%) C# .NET Developer
6 22 (8.73%) Consultant
6 22 (8.73%) SQL Developer
7 19 (7.54%) Architect
7 19 (7.54%) ASP.NET Developer
8 16 (6.35%) Escalation Engineer
9 12 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.37%) Azure Engineer
10 11 (4.37%) Senior Developer
10 11 (4.37%) Web Developer
11 10 (3.97%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (3.97%) Field Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) Build Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) CRM Developer
12 9 (3.57%) Development Engineer
12 9 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 69 (27.38%) ASP.NET
2 58 (23.02%) CSS
3 56 (22.22%) HTML
4 52 (20.63%) .NET Framework
5 40 (15.87%) XML
6 35 (13.89%) Web Services
7 27 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 26 (10.32%) AngularJS
9 25 (9.92%) jQuery
9 25 (9.92%) WCF
10 22 (8.73%) HTML5
11 21 (8.33%) ADO.NET
12 17 (6.75%) CSS3
13 16 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (6.35%) REST
13 16 (6.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (5.56%) Entity Framework
15 11 (4.37%) SOAP
16 10 (3.97%) Unity DI Container
16 10 (3.97%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 12 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
1 12 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 11 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (3.97%) Public Cloud
4 9 (3.57%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.38%) User Experience
6 2 (0.79%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (0.79%) W3C
7 1 (0.40%) iSeries
7 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.40%) PKI
7 1 (0.40%) Social Media
7 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 74 (29.37%) Windows
2 25 (9.92%) Windows Server
3 12 (4.76%) Linux
4 9 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 9 (3.57%) Ubuntu
4 9 (3.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (1.19%) Unix
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 64 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (24.60%) MVC
3 36 (14.29%) CRM
4 30 (11.90%) Workflow
5 24 (9.52%) Business Intelligence
5 24 (9.52%) Web Development
6 23 (9.13%) Mentoring
7 20 (7.94%) SDLC
8 19 (7.54%) Continuous Delivery
8 19 (7.54%) Data Protection
9 17 (6.75%) Presales
10 16 (6.35%) Data Modelling
10 16 (6.35%) Memory Management
11 15 (5.95%) Scrum
12 14 (5.56%) DevOps
13 13 (5.16%) Build Automation
13 13 (5.16%) Customer Engagement
13 13 (5.16%) ERP
13 13 (5.16%) ITIL
13 13 (5.16%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 175 (69.44%) C#
2 92 (36.51%) SQL
3 62 (24.60%) JavaScript
4 37 (14.68%) VB.NET
5 34 (13.49%) C++
6 30 (11.90%) PowerShell
7 29 (11.51%) T-SQL
8 28 (11.11%) Java
9 19 (7.54%) VB
10 17 (6.75%) C
10 17 (6.75%) VBScript
11 15 (5.95%) PHP
12 14 (5.56%) Python
13 8 (3.17%) Ruby
14 7 (2.78%) R
15 6 (2.38%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.38%) VB6
16 5 (1.98%) Apex Code
16 5 (1.98%) Scala
16 5 (1.98%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (10.71%) Degree
2 20 (7.94%) Security Cleared
3 19 (7.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (4.37%) MCSD
4 11 (4.37%) MCSE
4 11 (4.37%) SC Cleared
5 8 (3.17%) MCTS
6 6 (2.38%) MCITP
6 6 (2.38%) MCSA
7 5 (1.98%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.79%) GIAC
8 2 (0.79%) MCAD
8 2 (0.79%) MCPD
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.38%) SLA
2 3 (1.19%) QA
3 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) SDET
System Software
1 14 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (0.40%) Docker
4 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (3.97%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (1.59%) SCCM
2 4 (1.59%) SCOM
3 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.19%) Puppet
4 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Scalr
Vendors
1 104 (41.27%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.73%) Oracle
3 12 (4.76%) Capita
4 10 (3.97%) Sitecore
5 9 (3.57%) Red Hat
6 8 (3.17%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (2.78%) Remedy
8 5 (1.98%) Google
9 3 (1.19%) HP
9 3 (1.19%) IBM
9 3 (1.19%) Sony
10 2 (0.79%) F5
10 2 (0.79%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.79%) SAP
10 2 (0.79%) Siebel
10 2 (0.79%) VMware
11 1 (0.40%) ServiceNow
11 1 (0.40%) Splunk
11 1 (0.40%) WSO2
11 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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