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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 46 25 21
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 85 152 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 3.35% 5.60% 7.54%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.63% 27.05% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 90 115
Average daily rate £375 £369 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.69% -0.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 0
Average hourly rate £55.55 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+56.47% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
511 562 566
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.11% 20.72% 21.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 318 312 310
Average daily rate £375 £363 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 9 4
Average hourly rate £45.00 £35.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.76% -11.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £22.00 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £125.00 £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -21 42 £415 +16.49% 40
Slough +4 11 £400 +18.51% 13
Bracknell 0 9 £350 +12.00% 5
Windsor +8 8 £375 - 1
Maidenhead - 5 £350 - 3
Wokingham -4 4 £350 -1.40% 2
Newbury +6 2 £325 -7.14% 5
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 159 (74.30%) C#
2 88 (41.12%) SQL Server
3 69 (32.24%) Microsoft
4 67 (31.31%) MVC
5 64 (29.91%) JavaScript
6 61 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (26.17%) HTML
8 55 (25.70%) SQL
9 52 (24.30%) ASP.NET
10 48 (22.43%) CSS
10 48 (22.43%) Windows
11 42 (19.63%) .NET Framework
12 39 (18.22%) AngularJS
13 36 (16.82%) jQuery
14 33 (15.42%) Web Services
15 32 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
16 29 (13.55%) SharePoint
17 28 (13.08%) Security Cleared
17 28 (13.08%) HTML5
18 27 (12.62%) Visual Studio
18 27 (12.62%) Workflow
19 26 (12.15%) Data Protection
20 24 (11.21%) Scrum
21 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
22 20 (9.35%) Entity Framework
22 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
22 20 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 19 (8.88%) Windows 7
23 19 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC
24 18 (8.41%) IIS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 29 (13.55%) SharePoint
2 18 (8.41%) IIS
3 17 (7.94%) CMS
4 14 (6.54%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (3.74%) K2 blackpearl
5 8 (3.74%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.34%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.40%) Apache
7 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.40%) WordPress
8 1 (0.47%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.47%) ArcGIS
8 1 (0.47%) Mule
8 1 (0.47%) Node.js
8 1 (0.47%) Oracle Application Server
8 1 (0.47%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.47%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.47%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.40%) MS Project
3 1 (0.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (6.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (0.47%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 22 (10.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.87%) Google Tag Manager
2 4 (1.87%) Office 365
3 2 (0.93%) SaaS
4 1 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.47%) Google Compute Engine
4 1 (0.47%) IaaS
4 1 (0.47%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.34%) Intranet
2 3 (1.40%) CTI
3 2 (0.93%) FTP
3 2 (0.93%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.47%) DHCP
4 1 (0.47%) DNS
4 1 (0.47%) HTTP
4 1 (0.47%) Internet
4 1 (0.47%) IPsec
4 1 (0.47%) Kerberos
4 1 (0.47%) Network Security
4 1 (0.47%) S/MIME
4 1 (0.47%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.47%) SSL
4 1 (0.47%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (41.12%) SQL Server
2 20 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 14 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 8 (3.74%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (3.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 7 (3.27%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (3.27%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (2.80%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (1.87%) OLAP
8 4 (1.87%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (1.40%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.93%) Big Data
10 2 (0.93%) Datazen
10 2 (0.93%) Hadoop
10 2 (0.93%) MySQL
10 2 (0.93%) Star Schema
11 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.47%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 32 (14.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (12.62%) Visual Studio
3 5 (2.34%) MSBuild
3 5 (2.34%) WiX
4 4 (1.87%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.87%) Subversion
5 3 (1.40%) Selenium
5 3 (1.40%) Xcode
6 2 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 2 (0.93%) Moq
6 2 (0.93%) NuGet
6 2 (0.93%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.93%) TeamCity
6 2 (0.93%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (0.93%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.47%) Axure RP
7 1 (0.47%) Balsamiq Mockups
7 1 (0.47%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.47%) MSTest
7 1 (0.47%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 13 (6.07%) Finance
2 9 (4.21%) Marketing
3 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.87%) Pharmaceutical
4 4 (1.87%) Retail
5 3 (1.40%) Billing
6 1 (0.47%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.47%) Banking
6 1 (0.47%) Front Office
6 1 (0.47%) Games
Job Titles
1 143 (66.82%) Developer
2 75 (35.05%) .NET Developer
3 55 (25.70%) C# Developer
4 39 (18.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 32 (14.95%) SQL Developer
6 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 18 (8.41%) Angular Developer
8 16 (7.48%) Applications Packager
8 16 (7.48%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 16 (7.48%) DV Cleared Application Packager
9 15 (7.01%) SQL Server Developer
10 12 (5.61%) Architect
10 12 (5.61%) HTML Developer
11 11 (5.14%) Web Developer
12 10 (4.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 10 (4.67%) JavaScript Developer
12 10 (4.67%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.21%) .NET Web Developer
13 9 (4.21%) C# Web Developer
13 9 (4.21%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (26.17%) HTML
2 52 (24.30%) ASP.NET
3 48 (22.43%) CSS
4 42 (19.63%) .NET Framework
5 39 (18.22%) AngularJS
6 36 (16.82%) jQuery
7 33 (15.42%) Web Services
8 28 (13.08%) HTML5
9 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 20 (9.35%) Entity Framework
10 19 (8.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 18 (8.41%) XML
12 17 (7.94%) CSS3
12 17 (7.94%) WCF
13 14 (6.54%) Ajax
14 10 (4.67%) REST
15 9 (4.21%) RESTful
15 9 (4.21%) SOAP
15 9 (4.21%) XSL
16 8 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.14%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.67%) User Experience
3 8 (3.74%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.80%) Data Integration
5 5 (2.34%) Social Media
6 4 (1.87%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (1.40%) Inversion of Control
8 2 (0.93%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.47%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.47%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.47%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.47%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.47%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (0.47%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 48 (22.43%) Windows
2 19 (8.88%) Windows 7
3 15 (7.01%) Windows Server
4 7 (3.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.40%) Linux
6 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.47%) Android
7 1 (0.47%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (31.31%) MVC
2 61 (28.50%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.62%) Workflow
4 26 (12.15%) Data Protection
5 24 (11.21%) Scrum
6 18 (8.41%) CRM
7 17 (7.94%) SDLC
8 14 (6.54%) TDD
9 12 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.14%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (5.14%) Front End Development
10 11 (5.14%) Web Development
11 10 (4.67%) ETL
11 10 (4.67%) OO
12 9 (4.21%) Unit Testing
13 8 (3.74%) Data Modelling
13 8 (3.74%) ERP
14 7 (3.27%) SEO
14 7 (3.27%) Waterfall
14 7 (3.27%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 159 (74.30%) C#
2 64 (29.91%) JavaScript
3 55 (25.70%) SQL
4 15 (7.01%) VB.NET
5 13 (6.07%) T-SQL
6 12 (5.61%) PowerShell
7 10 (4.67%) Java
8 8 (3.74%) C++
9 6 (2.80%) VB
10 5 (2.34%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.87%) C
11 4 (1.87%) Ruby
12 3 (1.40%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.40%) PHP
12 3 (1.40%) VBScript
12 3 (1.40%) XAML
13 2 (0.93%) Perl
13 2 (0.93%) Python
14 1 (0.47%) Delphi
14 1 (0.47%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (13.08%) Security Cleared
2 16 (7.48%) DV Cleared
3 12 (5.61%) Degree
4 9 (4.21%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.40%) MCSD
5 3 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.47%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.87%) QA
2 2 (0.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.47%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (7.48%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.47%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 16 (7.48%) SCCM
2 2 (0.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 69 (32.24%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.07%) Sitecore
3 7 (3.27%) Oracle
4 5 (2.34%) Capita
4 5 (2.34%) Google
4 5 (2.34%) Nintex
4 5 (2.34%) Sony
5 3 (1.40%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.93%) Remedy
6 2 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.93%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) Citrix
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.47%) PeopleSoft
7 1 (0.47%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.47%) SAP
7 1 (0.47%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.47%) Siebel
7 1 (0.47%) VMware
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