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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 25 39 12
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Contract jobs citing .NET 139 105 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.84% 4.36% 8.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.74% 22.48% 41.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 72 117
Median daily rate £400 £375 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -5.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £230 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £445 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
.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
501 467 519
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.04% 19.41% 21.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 295 267
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 £300 £262 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 4 4
Median hourly rate £16.06 £30.00 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.48% +51.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.35 £18.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £33.90 £26.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

.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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +11 79 £400 -3.84% 16
Slough +9 12 £450 +52.54% 12
Newbury -2 2 £339 - 2
Maidenhead -4 2 £238 -32.14% 4
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 174 (68.77%) C#
2 102 (40.32%) Microsoft
3 90 (35.57%) SQL
4 80 (31.62%) MVC
5 77 (30.43%) ASP.NET
6 74 (29.25%) JavaScript
6 74 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
7 66 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 66 (26.09%) Windows
8 63 (24.90%) HTML
9 57 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (21.74%) CSS
11 50 (19.76%) XML
12 47 (18.58%) .NET Framework
12 47 (18.58%) Team Foundation Server
13 42 (16.60%) MS Excel
13 42 (16.60%) CRM
14 40 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
15 39 (15.42%) C++
16 35 (13.83%) SharePoint
17 33 (13.04%) Java
18 32 (12.65%) Web Services
19 31 (12.25%) Visual Studio
19 31 (12.25%) HTTP
20 30 (11.86%) PowerShell
21 29 (11.46%) Workflow
22 28 (11.07%) VB.NET
22 28 (11.07%) Dynamics CRM
23 27 (10.67%) WCF
24 26 (10.28%) AngularJS

.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 35 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 25 (9.88%) IIS
3 23 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (3.16%) CMS
5 7 (2.77%) WordPress
6 6 (2.37%) Drupal
6 6 (2.37%) Joomla!
6 6 (2.37%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (1.98%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.58%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (1.58%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (1.58%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.79%) Confluence
9 2 (0.79%) JBoss
9 2 (0.79%) Tomcat
9 2 (0.79%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.40%) SharePoint Foundation
10 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 42 (16.60%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.95%) MS Project
3 8 (3.16%) MS Office
4 1 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 28 (11.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Endur
2 1 (0.40%) Magento
2 1 (0.40%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 74 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.53%) Office 365
3 7 (2.77%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (2.37%) PaaS
5 5 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.79%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.79%) FinancialForce.com
6 2 (0.79%) IaaS
6 2 (0.79%) SaaS
7 1 (0.40%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.40%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 31 (12.25%) HTTP
2 23 (9.09%) Internet
3 21 (8.30%) DNS
4 18 (7.11%) VPN
5 13 (5.14%) SSL
5 13 (5.14%) TCP/IP
6 11 (4.35%) DHCP
6 11 (4.35%) IPsec
6 11 (4.35%) Software-Defined Networking
7 10 (3.95%) BGP
7 10 (3.95%) IPv6
8 6 (2.37%) Wireshark
9 5 (1.98%) CTI
10 4 (1.58%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.79%) Firewall
11 2 (0.79%) Remote Desktop
12 1 (0.40%) BIG-IP
12 1 (0.40%) FTP
12 1 (0.40%) LAN
12 1 (0.40%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 25 (9.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 17 (6.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (6.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (5.14%) Relational Database
6 9 (3.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 9 (3.56%) Big Data
6 9 (3.56%) NoSQL
6 9 (3.56%) SQL Server 2012
7 8 (3.16%) Hadoop
7 8 (3.16%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 8 (3.16%) Power BI
7 8 (3.16%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.77%) Datazen
9 6 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.98%) DocumentDB
10 5 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.19%) MySQL
11 3 (1.19%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.40%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 47 (18.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (12.25%) Visual Studio
3 16 (6.32%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.32%) JIRA
3 16 (6.32%) MSBuild
4 14 (5.53%) Jenkins
5 13 (5.14%) Artifactory
5 13 (5.14%) NuGet
6 7 (2.77%) Fiddler
7 6 (2.37%) Oracle APEX
8 5 (1.98%) Xcode
9 4 (1.58%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 3 (1.19%) MSTest
11 2 (0.79%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.79%) Subversion
12 1 (0.40%) Ant
12 1 (0.40%) CruiseControl
12 1 (0.40%) Maven
12 1 (0.40%) NUnit
12 1 (0.40%) Serena SBM
General
1 23 (9.09%) Finance
2 17 (6.72%) Marketing
3 14 (5.53%) Telecoms
4 12 (4.74%) German Language
5 8 (3.16%) French Language
5 8 (3.16%) Spanish Language
6 5 (1.98%) Italian Language
7 4 (1.58%) Banking
7 4 (1.58%) Front Office
7 4 (1.58%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.19%) Billing
8 3 (1.19%) Portuguese Language
9 2 (0.79%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.79%) Automotive
9 2 (0.79%) Publishing
9 2 (0.79%) Retail
10 1 (0.40%) Electronics
10 1 (0.40%) Games
10 1 (0.40%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.40%) Military
Job Titles
1 130 (51.38%) Developer
2 64 (25.30%) .NET Developer
3 42 (16.60%) C# Developer
4 37 (14.62%) Support Engineer
5 24 (9.49%) C# .NET Developer
6 23 (9.09%) Consultant
7 22 (8.70%) Architect
8 17 (6.72%) Escalation Engineer
9 16 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 13 (5.14%) Azure Engineer
10 13 (5.14%) Senior Developer
11 12 (4.74%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 12 (4.74%) Solutions Architect
12 10 (3.95%) SQL Developer
13 9 (3.56%) Azure Developer
13 9 (3.56%) Build Engineer
13 9 (3.56%) CRM Developer
13 9 (3.56%) Development Engineer
13 9 (3.56%) Field Engineer
14 8 (3.16%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (30.43%) ASP.NET
2 63 (24.90%) HTML
3 55 (21.74%) CSS
4 50 (19.76%) XML
5 47 (18.58%) .NET Framework
6 40 (15.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 32 (12.65%) Web Services
8 27 (10.67%) WCF
9 26 (10.28%) AngularJS
10 20 (7.91%) ADO.NET
11 18 (7.11%) jQuery
12 16 (6.32%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (6.32%) REST
13 15 (5.93%) HTML5
14 14 (5.53%) Entity Framework
15 13 (5.14%) WPF
16 11 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 11 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 5
16 11 (4.35%) CSS3
16 11 (4.35%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.32%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (5.14%) Computer Science
3 12 (4.74%) Public Cloud
4 7 (2.77%) Inversion of Control
4 7 (2.77%) Management Information System
5 6 (2.37%) Client/Server
5 6 (2.37%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.19%) User Experience
7 2 (0.79%) Data Centre
7 2 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.40%) AS400
8 1 (0.40%) iSeries
8 1 (0.40%) IVR
8 1 (0.40%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
8 1 (0.40%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.40%) PKI
8 1 (0.40%) W3C
8 1 (0.40%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 66 (26.09%) Windows
2 24 (9.49%) Windows Server
3 13 (5.14%) Linux
4 10 (3.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (3.95%) Ubuntu
5 8 (3.16%) Windows 7
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 80 (31.62%) MVC
2 57 (22.53%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.60%) CRM
4 29 (11.46%) Workflow
5 22 (8.70%) Data Modelling
5 22 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 22 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 21 (8.30%) Business Intelligence
7 20 (7.91%) SDLC
8 19 (7.51%) Waterfall
9 18 (7.11%) Web Development
10 17 (6.72%) Build Automation
11 16 (6.32%) Load Balancing
11 16 (6.32%) Presales
11 16 (6.32%) TDD
12 15 (5.93%) Memory Management
13 14 (5.53%) DevOps
13 14 (5.53%) Software Testing
14 13 (5.14%) Continuous Delivery
14 13 (5.14%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 174 (68.77%) C#
2 90 (35.57%) SQL
3 74 (29.25%) JavaScript
4 39 (15.42%) C++
5 33 (13.04%) Java
6 30 (11.86%) PowerShell
7 28 (11.07%) VB.NET
8 26 (10.28%) T-SQL
9 23 (9.09%) VB
10 21 (8.30%) VBScript
11 20 (7.91%) C
12 15 (5.93%) PHP
13 13 (5.14%) Python
14 8 (3.16%) Ruby
15 6 (2.37%) Apex Code
15 6 (2.37%) Objective-C
15 6 (2.37%) R
15 6 (2.37%) VB6
16 5 (1.98%) XAML
17 4 (1.58%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (9.49%) Degree
2 21 (8.30%) Security Cleared
3 18 (7.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 12 (4.74%) MCSE
5 11 (4.35%) SC Cleared
6 9 (3.56%) MCTS
7 8 (3.16%) MCSD
8 7 (2.77%) DV Cleared
9 6 (2.37%) MCITP
9 6 (2.37%) MCSA
10 3 (1.19%) MCAD
10 3 (1.19%) MCPD
11 2 (0.79%) GIAC
11 2 (0.79%) ISTQB
12 1 (0.40%) ISEB
12 1 (0.40%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.37%) SLA
2 2 (0.79%) QA
2 2 (0.79%) SDET
System Software
1 18 (7.11%) Hyper-V
2 11 (4.35%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.19%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (1.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 2 (0.79%) XenServer
5 1 (0.40%) Docker
5 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (3.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 5 (1.98%) SCOM
3 3 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (1.19%) Puppet
3 3 (1.19%) SCCM
4 2 (0.79%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.79%) Perfmon
4 2 (0.79%) SCOrch
4 2 (0.79%) SCVMM
5 1 (0.40%) Ansible
5 1 (0.40%) Nagios
5 1 (0.40%) Scalr
Vendors
1 102 (40.32%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.70%) Oracle
3 14 (5.53%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.95%) Red Hat
5 8 (3.16%) HP
5 8 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
6 7 (2.77%) Capita
7 5 (1.98%) Remedy
7 5 (1.98%) Serena
8 4 (1.58%) IBM
8 4 (1.58%) Siebel
8 4 (1.58%) VMware
9 3 (1.19%) Citrix
10 2 (0.79%) F5
10 2 (0.79%) Pega
10 2 (0.79%) Sony
10 2 (0.79%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.40%) Facebook
11 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
11 1 (0.40%) WSO2
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