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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 12 21
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 158 218 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 6.06% 8.98% 7.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.11% 40.75% 30.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 105 76
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £313 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £487 £494
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
562 535 591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.56% 22.04% 23.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 371 262 298
Average daily rate £375 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £256 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 4 8
Average hourly rate £37.00 £19.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+94.73% -47.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 94 £425 +13.33% 36
Maidenhead +11 17 £343 +5.38% 2
Slough -18 8 £363 -9.37% 7
Bracknell -9 5 £413 +22.22% 1
Newbury -13 1 - - 6
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 200 (73.53%) C#
2 87 (31.99%) SQL Server
3 82 (30.15%) Microsoft
3 82 (30.15%) MVC
4 81 (29.78%) JavaScript
5 78 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
6 75 (27.57%) ASP.NET
7 74 (27.21%) Windows
8 73 (26.84%) SQL
9 58 (21.32%) HTML
9 58 (21.32%) CSS
10 42 (15.44%) TDD
10 42 (15.44%) Security Cleared
11 36 (13.24%) WCF
12 32 (11.76%) jQuery
12 32 (11.76%) .NET Framework
13 31 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (10.66%) Windows 7
14 29 (10.66%) T-SQL
15 28 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
15 28 (10.29%) SCCM
16 27 (9.93%) Web Services
17 26 (9.56%) DV Cleared
17 26 (9.56%) AngularJS
18 25 (9.19%) Scrum
19 24 (8.82%) Visual Studio
19 24 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
20 23 (8.46%) Data Protection
21 22 (8.09%) CMS
22 21 (7.72%) Workflow

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 22 (8.09%) CMS
2 15 (5.51%) Umbraco
3 14 (5.15%) SharePoint
4 12 (4.41%) IIS
5 10 (3.68%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (3.68%) K2 blackpearl
6 7 (2.57%) Node.js
6 7 (2.57%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (2.21%) WebLogic
7 6 (2.21%) Oracle Application Server
8 3 (1.10%) Apache
9 2 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.37%) Kentico
10 1 (0.37%) Sitefinity
10 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.37%) DNN
10 1 (0.37%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.10%) MS Office
3 1 (0.37%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.37%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 6 (2.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.74%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.37%) Magento
4 1 (0.37%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.10%) Google Analytics
2 3 (1.10%) IaaS
3 1 (0.37%) SaaS
3 1 (0.37%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.78%) HTTP
2 9 (3.31%) SSL
3 8 (2.94%) VPN
4 6 (2.21%) DNS
5 5 (1.84%) TCP/IP
5 5 (1.84%) DHCP
5 5 (1.84%) Intranet
5 5 (1.84%) Internet
6 4 (1.47%) Firewall
6 4 (1.47%) IPsec
6 4 (1.47%) FTP
7 3 (1.10%) SSH
7 3 (1.10%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.37%) DMZ
8 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.37%) Network Security
8 1 (0.37%) LDAP
8 1 (0.37%) LAN
8 1 (0.37%) WAN
8 1 (0.37%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (31.99%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 18 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (4.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 13 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 12 (4.41%) Data Warehouse
6 11 (4.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (3.31%) OLAP
8 8 (2.94%) MySQL
9 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.57%) SQL Server 2005
9 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (2.57%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.57%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.21%) Oracle OLAP
11 4 (1.47%) DB2
11 4 (1.47%) Informix
11 4 (1.47%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 24 (8.82%) Visual Studio
2 17 (6.25%) Selenium
2 17 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (3.68%) NUnit
4 9 (3.31%) MSBuild
5 8 (2.94%) MSTest
6 6 (2.21%) TeamCity
7 5 (1.84%) Git (software)
8 4 (1.47%) JIRA
9 3 (1.10%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.74%) TestComplete
10 2 (0.74%) NetAdvantage
10 2 (0.74%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.74%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.74%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.37%) Grunt
11 1 (0.37%) Bower
11 1 (0.37%) Appium
11 1 (0.37%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.37%) WiX
General
1 11 (4.04%) Finance
2 7 (2.57%) Retail
3 6 (2.21%) Marketing
4 3 (1.10%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.74%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.74%) Legal
5 2 (0.74%) Advertising
6 1 (0.37%) Games
6 1 (0.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 152 (55.88%) Developer
2 72 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 40 (14.71%) C# Developer
4 28 (10.29%) Applications Packager
5 25 (9.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (4.78%) Analyst
7 12 (4.41%) Web Developer
8 11 (4.04%) Support Engineer
9 10 (3.68%) Umbraco Developer
10 9 (3.31%) Architect
11 8 (2.94%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.57%) Tester
12 7 (2.57%) Consultant
12 7 (2.57%) Administrator
12 7 (2.57%) Front-End Developer
13 6 (2.21%) Report Writer
13 6 (2.21%) ASP.NET Developer
14 5 (1.84%) Problem Manager
14 5 (1.84%) Test Analyst
14 5 (1.84%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (27.57%) ASP.NET
2 58 (21.32%) HTML
2 58 (21.32%) CSS
3 36 (13.24%) WCF
4 32 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 32 (11.76%) jQuery
5 31 (11.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (9.93%) Web Services
7 26 (9.56%) AngularJS
8 24 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (7.72%) WPF
10 19 (6.99%) XML
11 18 (6.62%) HTML5
12 17 (6.25%) KnockoutJS
12 17 (6.25%) CSS3
13 16 (5.88%) Entity Framework
14 12 (4.41%) REST
15 10 (3.68%) Middleware
16 9 (3.31%) RESTful
16 9 (3.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.94%) Data Integration
2 7 (2.57%) Management Information System
3 4 (1.47%) Client/Server
3 4 (1.47%) PKI
3 4 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 3 (1.10%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.10%) User Experience
4 3 (1.10%) Public Cloud
4 3 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.10%) iSeries
4 3 (1.10%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.10%) Statistics
5 2 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.37%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.37%) Life Science
6 1 (0.37%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.37%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.37%) EPoS
6 1 (0.37%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 74 (27.21%) Windows
2 29 (10.66%) Windows 7
3 11 (4.04%) UNIX
3 11 (4.04%) Linux
4 6 (2.21%) Android
5 5 (1.84%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Phone
6 3 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (30.15%) MVC
2 78 (28.68%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (15.44%) TDD
4 25 (9.19%) Scrum
5 23 (8.46%) Data Protection
6 21 (7.72%) BDD
6 21 (7.72%) Workflow
7 15 (5.51%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (5.15%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (4.41%) E-Commerce
10 11 (4.04%) ETL
11 9 (3.31%) Project Management
11 9 (3.31%) Automated Testing
11 9 (3.31%) Analytics
11 9 (3.31%) SDLC
12 8 (2.94%) Automation Testing
12 8 (2.94%) Mentoring
12 8 (2.94%) Content Management
12 8 (2.94%) Web Development
12 8 (2.94%) OO
Programming Languages
1 200 (73.53%) C#
2 81 (29.78%) JavaScript
3 73 (26.84%) SQL
4 29 (10.66%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.35%) C++
6 18 (6.62%) Java
7 15 (5.51%) VB.NET
8 13 (4.78%) PowerShell
9 10 (3.68%) C
10 8 (2.94%) Perl
11 7 (2.57%) PL/SQL
11 7 (2.57%) VBScript
11 7 (2.57%) VB
12 6 (2.21%) PHP
12 6 (2.21%) C-shell
13 5 (1.84%) Python
14 3 (1.10%) Ruby
15 2 (0.74%) X++
15 2 (0.74%) Objective-C
15 2 (0.74%) RPG
Qualifications
1 42 (15.44%) Security Cleared
2 26 (9.56%) DV Cleared
3 15 (5.51%) SC Cleared
4 11 (4.04%) Degree
5 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.37%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.31%) QA
2 3 (1.10%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.37%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 28 (10.29%) Microsoft App-V
2 4 (1.47%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 28 (10.29%) SCCM
2 6 (2.21%) Oracle RMAN
3 3 (1.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.37%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 82 (30.15%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.35%) Oracle
3 10 (3.68%) Capita
4 8 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.47%) webMethods
6 3 (1.10%) Cisco
6 3 (1.10%) VMware
6 3 (1.10%) Telerik
6 3 (1.10%) Google
6 3 (1.10%) F5
7 2 (0.74%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.74%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.37%) Coremetrics
8 1 (0.37%) Aprimo
8 1 (0.37%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.37%) IBM
8 1 (0.37%) SAP
8 1 (0.37%) Remedy
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