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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 32 27 12
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET 106 150 213
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 4.60% 5.82% 8.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.89% 27.73% 40.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 112 107
Median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £253 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £527 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.06% +5.33%
.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
463 541 527
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.10% 20.99% 21.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 357 262
Median daily rate £400 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 14 5
Median hourly rate £12.50 £36.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.75% +92.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £17.50 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £40.00 £23.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +15.44%

.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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -5 56 £375 -10.07% 16
Wokingham - 13 £350 - 7
Slough +8 7 £450 +24.13% 2
Maidenhead -11 5 £350 +2.18% 4
Newbury -3 2 £356 - 6
Bracknell -8 1 £538 +30.30% 9
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 August 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.

1 183 (69.32%) C#
2 93 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 93 (35.23%) ASP.NET
2 93 (35.23%) MVC
3 88 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 88 (33.33%) SQL
4 70 (26.52%) HTML
5 68 (25.76%) SQL Server
6 67 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
8 58 (21.97%) CSS
9 50 (18.94%) Windows
9 50 (18.94%) Team Foundation Server
10 49 (18.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (18.18%) XML
12 47 (17.80%) .NET Framework
13 46 (17.42%) MS Excel
13 46 (17.42%) Java
14 41 (15.53%) C++
14 41 (15.53%) Web Services
15 36 (13.64%) PowerShell
16 34 (12.88%) VBScript
17 33 (12.50%) VB.NET
18 31 (11.74%) Visual Studio
19 29 (10.98%) BizTalk Server
19 29 (10.98%) Internet
19 29 (10.98%) Finance
19 29 (10.98%) Degree
20 28 (10.61%) TDD
20 28 (10.61%) 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 29 (10.98%) BizTalk Server
2 24 (9.09%) SharePoint
3 19 (7.20%) IIS
4 13 (4.92%) MS Exchange
5 8 (3.03%) CMS
6 7 (2.65%) WordPress
7 6 (2.27%) Drupal
7 6 (2.27%) Joomla!
8 5 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (1.52%) Confluence
9 4 (1.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (1.52%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (1.52%) Sitecore CMS
9 4 (1.52%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.14%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (1.14%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.76%) Apache
11 2 (0.76%) JBoss
11 2 (0.76%) WebLogic
12 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (17.42%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.79%) MS Project
3 6 (2.27%) MS Office
4 1 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 19 (7.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.76%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (23.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (6.82%) Office 365
3 7 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (2.27%) PaaS
5 5 (1.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.76%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.76%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.76%) GitHub
6 2 (0.76%) IaaS
7 1 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (10.98%) Internet
2 28 (10.61%) HTTP
3 18 (6.82%) VPN
4 17 (6.44%) DNS
5 13 (4.92%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.17%) DHCP
6 11 (4.17%) IPsec
6 11 (4.17%) Software-Defined Networking
7 10 (3.79%) BGP
7 10 (3.79%) IPv6
8 8 (3.03%) SSL
9 2 (0.76%) CTI
9 2 (0.76%) Firewall
9 2 (0.76%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (0.76%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.38%) BIG-IP
10 1 (0.38%) FTP
10 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.38%) Network Security
10 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (25.76%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 20 (7.58%) Relational Database
4 17 (6.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (4.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.79%) RDBMS
8 9 (3.41%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (2.65%) Power BI
10 6 (2.27%) NoSQL
10 6 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.89%) Big Data
11 5 (1.89%) DocumentDB
11 5 (1.89%) Kalido
12 4 (1.52%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.52%) Hadoop
12 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 4 (1.52%) MS Access
12 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2008
13 3 (1.14%) Datazen
Development Applications
1 50 (18.94%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (11.74%) Visual Studio
3 19 (7.20%) Git (software)
4 14 (5.30%) JIRA
5 13 (4.92%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.55%) MSBuild
7 9 (3.41%) Artifactory
7 9 (3.41%) NuGet
7 9 (3.41%) Selenium
8 8 (3.03%) MSTest
9 6 (2.27%) Oracle APEX
10 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.14%) Fiddler
11 3 (1.14%) Subversion
12 2 (0.76%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.38%) Bower
13 1 (0.38%) Grunt
13 1 (0.38%) JSHint
13 1 (0.38%) TestRail
13 1 (0.38%) Vagrant
General
1 29 (10.98%) Finance
2 17 (6.44%) German Language
2 17 (6.44%) Marketing
3 13 (4.92%) French Language
3 13 (4.92%) Spanish Language
4 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 10 (3.79%) Italian Language
6 4 (1.52%) Retail
7 3 (1.14%) Banking
7 3 (1.14%) Legal
7 3 (1.14%) Portuguese Language
8 2 (0.76%) Automotive
9 1 (0.38%) Advertising
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Back Office
9 1 (0.38%) Electronics
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
9 1 (0.38%) Military
9 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 138 (52.27%) Developer
2 69 (26.14%) .NET Developer
3 50 (18.94%) C# Developer
4 38 (14.39%) Support Engineer
5 28 (10.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 24 (9.09%) Architect
6 24 (9.09%) Consultant
7 16 (6.06%) Escalation Engineer
8 15 (5.68%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 14 (5.30%) ASP.NET Developer
10 12 (4.55%) Azure Engineer
11 10 (3.79%) Analyst
11 10 (3.79%) Senior Developer
12 9 (3.41%) Build Engineer
12 9 (3.41%) Development Engineer
12 9 (3.41%) Full Stack Developer
12 9 (3.41%) SQL Developer
13 8 (3.03%) Azure Developer
13 8 (3.03%) Salesforce.com Developer
14 7 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (35.23%) ASP.NET
2 70 (26.52%) HTML
3 58 (21.97%) CSS
4 49 (18.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 48 (18.18%) XML
6 47 (17.80%) .NET Framework
7 41 (15.53%) Web Services
8 25 (9.47%) AngularJS
9 23 (8.71%) REST
10 21 (7.95%) JSON
10 21 (7.95%) Node.js
11 20 (7.58%) SOAP
11 20 (7.58%) WCF
12 19 (7.20%) jQuery
13 16 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (5.30%) HTML5
15 12 (4.55%) ADO.NET
15 12 (4.55%) Ajax
15 12 (4.55%) Entity Framework
16 11 (4.17%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.82%) Computer Science
2 15 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (4.92%) Management Information System
4 12 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 9 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.14%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (1.14%) User Experience
7 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.76%) Cryptography
7 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.76%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.38%) AS400
8 1 (0.38%) iSeries
8 1 (0.38%) IVR
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.38%) PKI
8 1 (0.38%) W3C
8 1 (0.38%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 50 (18.94%) Windows
2 21 (7.95%) Windows Server
3 13 (4.92%) Linux
4 10 (3.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.79%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.03%) Unix
6 5 (1.89%) Android
6 5 (1.89%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.76%) Solaris
8 1 (0.38%) AIX
8 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (35.23%) MVC
2 67 (25.38%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (10.61%) CRM
3 28 (10.61%) TDD
4 27 (10.23%) Workflow
5 26 (9.85%) SOA
6 25 (9.47%) Data Protection
7 23 (8.71%) Mentoring
8 22 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
8 22 (8.33%) Waterfall
9 21 (7.95%) SDLC
9 21 (7.95%) Web Development
10 19 (7.20%) Memory Management
11 16 (6.06%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.06%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.06%) Scrum
12 15 (5.68%) SOLID
13 14 (5.30%) Data Modelling
13 14 (5.30%) OO
13 14 (5.30%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 183 (69.32%) C#
2 88 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 88 (33.33%) SQL
3 46 (17.42%) Java
4 41 (15.53%) C++
5 36 (13.64%) PowerShell
6 34 (12.88%) VBScript
7 33 (12.50%) VB.NET
8 26 (9.85%) VB
9 21 (7.95%) T-SQL
10 19 (7.20%) C
11 12 (4.55%) PHP
12 8 (3.03%) Apex Code
13 7 (2.65%) Python
14 6 (2.27%) VB6
15 5 (1.89%) Perl
15 5 (1.89%) Scala
16 4 (1.52%) Ruby
17 3 (1.14%) Bash Shell
17 3 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (10.98%) Degree
2 19 (7.20%) Security Cleared
3 13 (4.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (4.92%) SC Cleared
4 10 (3.79%) MCSE
5 6 (2.27%) MCSA
5 6 (2.27%) MCSD
5 6 (2.27%) MCTS
6 4 (1.52%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.14%) MCAD
7 3 (1.14%) MCITP
7 3 (1.14%) MCPD
8 2 (0.76%) GIAC
9 1 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.38%) ISEB
9 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.55%) SLA
2 7 (2.65%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.38%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (6.82%) Hyper-V
2 10 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.14%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.76%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.76%) XenServer
5 1 (0.38%) Docker
5 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.38%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.89%) SCOM
3 3 (1.14%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.14%) Puppet
4 2 (0.76%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.76%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.76%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.38%) Ansible
5 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.38%) Nagios
5 1 (0.38%) Scalr
5 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 93 (35.23%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.20%) Oracle
3 15 (5.68%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.79%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.03%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.65%) Capita
6 7 (2.65%) IBM
7 6 (2.27%) HP
8 5 (1.89%) Cognos
8 5 (1.89%) Hyperion
8 5 (1.89%) MicroStrategy
8 5 (1.89%) Serena
9 4 (1.52%) VMware
10 3 (1.14%) Citrix
10 3 (1.14%) Siebel
11 2 (0.76%) F5
11 2 (0.76%) Pega
11 2 (0.76%) Remedy
12 1 (0.38%) Seapine
12 1 (0.38%) Sencha
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