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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 42 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 104 204 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.29% 8.12% 8.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.73% 37.85% 39.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 116 81
Average daily rate
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£375 £390 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £285 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £475 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £39.00 £36.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +6.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
527 539 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.72% 21.46% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 336 302 208
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 £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 46
Average hourly rate £39.00 £20.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+90.24% -41.42%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 2 June 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 2 June 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 51 £388 +3.33% 35
Slough -15 9 £310 -17.33% 5
Maidenhead +1 3 £233 -38.00% 4
Windsor -4 1 - - 2
Newbury -5 1 £350 -24.73% 5
Bracknell -9 1 - - 9
Wokingham - 1 £325 - 4
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 June 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.

1 215 (74.39%) C#
2 122 (42.21%) ASP.NET
3 102 (35.29%) SQL Server
4 89 (30.80%) JavaScript
5 82 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
6 78 (26.99%) HTML
7 74 (25.61%) Windows
8 73 (25.26%) MVC
9 72 (24.91%) Microsoft
10 66 (22.84%) SQL
11 56 (19.38%) CSS
12 55 (19.03%) jQuery
13 51 (17.65%) CMS
14 45 (15.57%) Web Services
15 44 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
16 38 (13.15%) .NET Framework
17 37 (12.80%) Security Cleared
18 36 (12.46%) Scrum
19 32 (11.07%) Sitecore
20 30 (10.38%) WCF
21 29 (10.03%) SharePoint
22 28 (9.69%) Java
22 28 (9.69%) AngularJS
23 27 (9.34%) Visual Studio
23 27 (9.34%) XML
24 26 (9.00%) WPF
25 25 (8.65%) TDD
26 24 (8.30%) Sitecore CMS
27 23 (7.96%) Windows 7
27 23 (7.96%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 51 (17.65%) CMS
2 29 (10.03%) SharePoint
3 24 (8.30%) Sitecore CMS
4 22 (7.61%) BizTalk Server
5 17 (5.88%) IIS
6 16 (5.54%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (3.81%) Umbraco
8 6 (2.08%) Node.js
8 6 (2.08%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.73%) Lync
9 5 (1.73%) Sitefinity
10 4 (1.38%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.04%) MS Exchange
12 2 (0.69%) Drupal
12 2 (0.69%) Kentico
12 2 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.35%) Oracle Application Server
13 1 (0.35%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 1 (0.35%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 14 (4.84%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.73%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.35%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (0.35%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (0.35%) Magento
2 1 (0.35%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.11%) Office 365
3 3 (1.04%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.04%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.69%) Yammer
5 1 (0.35%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) SuccessFactors
5 1 (0.35%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 14 (4.84%) Intranet
2 6 (2.08%) HTTP
2 6 (2.08%) SSL
2 6 (2.08%) Internet
3 4 (1.38%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.04%) Firewall
5 1 (0.35%) Wireless
5 1 (0.35%) FTP
5 1 (0.35%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.35%) DNS
5 1 (0.35%) VPN
5 1 (0.35%) 802.15
5 1 (0.35%) OpenVPN
5 1 (0.35%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.35%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 17 (5.88%) MySQL
4 16 (5.54%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (3.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 8 (2.77%) Informix
8 7 (2.42%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.42%) Apache Cassandra
9 5 (1.73%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 4 (1.38%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.38%) Relational Database
11 3 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 2 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.35%) DB2
Development Applications
1 27 (9.34%) Visual Studio
2 19 (6.57%) Selenium
2 19 (6.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.46%) Git (software)
3 10 (3.46%) NUnit
4 9 (3.11%) MSTest
5 7 (2.42%) MSBuild
6 5 (1.73%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.38%) JIRA
7 4 (1.38%) Axure RP
7 4 (1.38%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.38%) Subversion
8 3 (1.04%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (1.04%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.69%) WebDriver
9 2 (0.69%) TestComplete
9 2 (0.69%) Appcelerator Titanium
9 2 (0.69%) Artifactory
9 2 (0.69%) NuGet
9 2 (0.69%) InstallShield
General
1 11 (3.81%) Retail
2 10 (3.46%) Finance
3 9 (3.11%) Marketing
4 5 (1.73%) Advertising
5 4 (1.38%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.38%) Games
6 2 (0.69%) Automotive
6 2 (0.69%) Military
Job Titles
1 172 (59.52%) Developer
2 55 (19.03%) .NET Developer
3 37 (12.80%) C# Developer
4 22 (7.61%) Web Developer
4 22 (7.61%) Applications Packager
5 21 (7.27%) Sitecore Developer
6 20 (6.92%) Architect
6 20 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 15 (5.19%) Analyst
8 12 (4.15%) Software Developer
9 10 (3.46%) SharePoint Developer
10 8 (2.77%) Data Architect
10 8 (2.77%) ASP.NET Developer
11 7 (2.42%) Senior Developer
11 7 (2.42%) Systems Analyst
11 7 (2.42%) Project Manager
11 7 (2.42%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (2.08%) CRM Developer
12 6 (2.08%) Support Engineer
12 6 (2.08%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (42.21%) ASP.NET
2 78 (26.99%) HTML
3 56 (19.38%) CSS
4 55 (19.03%) jQuery
5 45 (15.57%) Web Services
6 44 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (13.15%) .NET Framework
8 30 (10.38%) WCF
9 28 (9.69%) AngularJS
10 27 (9.34%) XML
11 26 (9.00%) WPF
12 23 (7.96%) HTML5
13 21 (7.27%) CSS3
14 20 (6.92%) ASP.NET Web API
15 15 (5.19%) Entity Framework
16 14 (4.84%) Ajax
16 14 (4.84%) KnockoutJS
17 10 (3.46%) WF
17 10 (3.46%) RESTful
17 10 (3.46%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.46%) User Experience
2 9 (3.11%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (1.73%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.38%) iSeries
4 4 (1.38%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.38%) Management Information System
4 4 (1.38%) Cryptography
4 4 (1.38%) Graphic Design
5 3 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.04%) iPhone
5 3 (1.04%) iPad
5 3 (1.04%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.69%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.69%) Device Driver
6 2 (0.69%) Smartphone
7 1 (0.35%) PKI
7 1 (0.35%) E-Learning
7 1 (0.35%) Clustering
7 1 (0.35%) GIS
7 1 (0.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 74 (25.61%) Windows
2 23 (7.96%) Windows 7
3 6 (2.08%) Linux
4 5 (1.73%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (1.73%) Android
5 4 (1.38%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.35%) UNIX
8 1 (0.35%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (25.26%) MVC
3 36 (12.46%) Scrum
4 25 (8.65%) TDD
5 20 (6.92%) OO
6 17 (5.88%) E-Commerce
6 17 (5.88%) SOA
7 15 (5.19%) SDLC
8 13 (4.50%) Web Development
8 13 (4.50%) Workflow
9 12 (4.15%) CRM
10 11 (3.81%) Migration
10 11 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (3.46%) Unit Testing
11 10 (3.46%) Content Management
11 10 (3.46%) Automated Testing
12 9 (3.11%) Mentoring
13 8 (2.77%) Automation Testing
13 8 (2.77%) Business Intelligence
13 8 (2.77%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 215 (74.39%) C#
2 89 (30.80%) JavaScript
3 66 (22.84%) SQL
4 28 (9.69%) Java
5 21 (7.27%) VB.NET
6 20 (6.92%) T-SQL
7 13 (4.50%) C++
8 11 (3.81%) PHP
9 7 (2.42%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.08%) C
11 4 (1.38%) Python
11 4 (1.38%) VB
11 4 (1.38%) Perl
11 4 (1.38%) Ruby
12 3 (1.04%) VBScript
13 2 (0.69%) PL/SQL
13 2 (0.69%) RPG
14 1 (0.35%) VB6
14 1 (0.35%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 37 (12.80%) Security Cleared
2 19 (6.57%) DV Cleared
3 10 (3.46%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.08%) Degree
5 4 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.04%) MCITP
6 3 (1.04%) MCTS
7 1 (0.35%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.46%) QA
2 2 (0.69%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 22 (7.61%) Microsoft App-V
2 8 (2.77%) Active Directory
3 7 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.35%) Firmware
4 1 (0.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (7.61%) SCCM
2 4 (1.38%) Puppet
2 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.69%) MOM
5 1 (0.35%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.35%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 72 (24.91%) Microsoft
2 32 (11.07%) Sitecore
3 23 (7.96%) Oracle
4 9 (3.11%) VMware
4 9 (3.11%) webMethods
5 5 (1.73%) Telerik
6 4 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.38%) IBM
6 4 (1.38%) Capita
7 3 (1.04%) Google
7 3 (1.04%) Citrix
8 2 (0.69%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.69%) Facebook
8 2 (0.69%) HP
8 2 (0.69%) Adobe
8 2 (0.69%) SAP
9 1 (0.35%) Endeca
9 1 (0.35%) Coremetrics
9 1 (0.35%) Infragistics
9 1 (0.35%) Business Objects
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