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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 217 181 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 8.66% 7.19% 7.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.82% 31.64% 41.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 79 99
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £317 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £477 £488 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.93%
.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
545 572 548
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 21.74% 22.73% 17.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 286 235
Average daily rate £363 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £249 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 15
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.22% +80.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 21 August 2014.

.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 21 August 2014. 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 +3 87 £381 -10.29% 27
Slough +5 35 £438 +20.68% 8
Maidenhead -6 8 £338 +8.00% 1
Bracknell 0 6 £338 -27.02% 1
Windsor - 3 £350 - 4
Newbury -6 2 £413 +28.90% 7
Wokingham -2 1 - - 7
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

1 227 (55.77%) C#
2 150 (36.86%) ASP.NET
3 143 (35.14%) SQL Server
4 111 (27.27%) SQL
5 104 (25.55%) JavaScript
6 98 (24.08%) HTML
7 97 (23.83%) MVC
8 95 (23.34%) Microsoft
9 87 (21.38%) Windows
10 74 (18.18%) XML
11 71 (17.44%) CSS
12 69 (16.95%) .NET Framework
13 56 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
14 55 (13.51%) jQuery
14 55 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
15 54 (13.27%) Java
15 54 (13.27%) Visual Studio
15 54 (13.27%) CRM
16 53 (13.02%) Web Services
16 53 (13.02%) Workflow
17 51 (12.53%) WCF
18 49 (12.04%) IIS
18 49 (12.04%) SharePoint
18 49 (12.04%) Security Cleared
19 43 (10.57%) T-SQL
19 43 (10.57%) Web Development
20 42 (10.32%) Oracle
21 41 (10.07%) Finance
22 40 (9.83%) SC Cleared
23 39 (9.58%) TOGAF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 49 (12.04%) IIS
1 49 (12.04%) SharePoint
2 28 (6.88%) SharePoint Server
3 26 (6.39%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (3.19%) CMS
5 10 (2.46%) WebSphere
5 10 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.47%) ArcGIS
7 6 (1.47%) IBM Notes
8 5 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
9 4 (0.98%) Umbraco
9 4 (0.98%) TIBCO EMS
9 4 (0.98%) Oracle Spatial
10 3 (0.74%) MS Exchange
11 2 (0.49%) Drupal
11 2 (0.49%) Node.js
11 2 (0.49%) Liferay
12 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
12 1 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 37 (9.09%) MS Excel
2 27 (6.63%) MS Office
3 3 (0.74%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.49%) MS Project
5 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.25%) Simulink
5 1 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (4.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.98%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.74%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.49%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.49%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.49%) Cordys
5 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.25%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.47%) Force.com
3 5 (1.23%) PaaS
4 2 (0.49%) Office 365
4 2 (0.49%) GitHub
4 2 (0.49%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (4.91%) Internet
2 15 (3.69%) LDAP
3 11 (2.70%) DNS
4 10 (2.46%) HTTP
5 8 (1.97%) HTTPS
6 7 (1.72%) FTP
7 6 (1.47%) RTP
8 5 (1.23%) ISDN
8 5 (1.23%) VoIP
8 5 (1.23%) DHCP
9 4 (0.98%) ATM
9 4 (0.98%) Firewall
10 3 (0.74%) SSH
10 3 (0.74%) SSL
10 3 (0.74%) VPN
11 2 (0.49%) Network Security
11 2 (0.49%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.49%) GPRS
11 2 (0.49%) WAN
11 2 (0.49%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 143 (35.14%) SQL Server
2 55 (13.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 38 (9.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 30 (7.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 22 (5.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 20 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 17 (4.18%) OLAP
8 16 (3.93%) DTS
9 13 (3.19%) IDOL
10 11 (2.70%) Oracle Database
11 9 (2.21%) Data Warehouse
12 8 (1.97%) Data Mining
13 7 (1.72%) DataStage
14 6 (1.47%) Oracle Reports
14 6 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 6 (1.47%) NoSQL
15 5 (1.23%) DB2
15 5 (1.23%) Oracle Database 10g
16 4 (0.98%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 4 (0.98%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 54 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 26 (6.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (2.46%) MSBuild
4 9 (2.21%) TeamCity
5 8 (1.97%) Git (software)
5 8 (1.97%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.72%) SoapUI
7 6 (1.47%) NUnit
7 6 (1.47%) Subversion
7 6 (1.47%) Selenium
8 5 (1.23%) JIRA
8 5 (1.23%) MSTest
9 4 (0.98%) Ant
9 4 (0.98%) Eclipse
9 4 (0.98%) TestDirector
10 2 (0.49%) Toad
10 2 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.49%) Rational Rose
10 2 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
10 2 (0.49%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 41 (10.07%) Finance
2 19 (4.67%) Telecoms
3 13 (3.19%) Marketing
4 7 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.47%) Banking
6 5 (1.23%) Advertising
7 4 (0.98%) Electronics
8 2 (0.49%) Back Office
8 2 (0.49%) Retail
9 1 (0.25%) Legal
9 1 (0.25%) Front Office
9 1 (0.25%) Publishing
9 1 (0.25%) Games
9 1 (0.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 213 (52.33%) Developer
2 71 (17.44%) .NET Developer
3 50 (12.29%) Architect
4 41 (10.07%) Solutions Architect
5 33 (8.11%) C# Developer
6 31 (7.62%) Analyst
7 28 (6.88%) SharePoint Developer
8 25 (6.14%) ASP.NET Developer
9 24 (5.90%) Technical Manager
10 23 (5.65%) Project Manager
11 22 (5.41%) Consultant
12 21 (5.16%) Technical Project Manager
12 21 (5.16%) Web Developer
13 19 (4.67%) Software Developer
14 17 (4.18%) C# .NET Developer
15 13 (3.19%) Business Analyst
15 13 (3.19%) Test Manager
15 13 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
15 13 (3.19%) CRM Consultant
16 12 (2.95%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (36.86%) ASP.NET
2 98 (24.08%) HTML
3 74 (18.18%) XML
4 71 (17.44%) CSS
5 69 (16.95%) .NET Framework
6 55 (13.51%) jQuery
7 53 (13.02%) Web Services
8 51 (12.53%) WCF
9 36 (8.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 36 (8.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 30 (7.37%) HTML5
11 29 (7.13%) SOAP
12 25 (6.14%) J2EE
13 22 (5.41%) Ajax
14 21 (5.16%) WPF
15 16 (3.93%) Windows SharePoint Services
15 16 (3.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 15 (3.69%) KnockoutJS
17 14 (3.44%) CSS3
17 14 (3.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.69%) Mobile App
2 12 (2.95%) Management Information System
3 10 (2.46%) iSeries
4 9 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.97%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.72%) GIS
7 6 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
8 5 (1.23%) Mobile Computing
8 5 (1.23%) Statistics
9 4 (0.98%) Ontologies
9 4 (0.98%) Life Science
9 4 (0.98%) AS400
9 4 (0.98%) W3C
9 4 (0.98%) DTV
9 4 (0.98%) Semantic Web
9 4 (0.98%) Data Integration
10 3 (0.74%) Social Media
10 3 (0.74%) Open Source
10 3 (0.74%) Wiki
10 3 (0.74%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 87 (21.38%) Windows
2 28 (6.88%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (2.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (2.46%) Linux
5 7 (1.72%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.72%) UNIX
6 6 (1.47%) Windows 8
7 5 (1.23%) Windows 2000 Server
8 3 (0.74%) Android
8 3 (0.74%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.25%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.25%) HPUX
10 1 (0.25%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (23.83%) MVC
2 56 (13.76%) Agile Software Development
3 54 (13.27%) CRM
4 53 (13.02%) Workflow
5 43 (10.57%) Web Development
6 39 (9.58%) TOGAF
7 28 (6.88%) SOA
8 24 (5.90%) OO
9 22 (5.41%) Scrum
10 21 (5.16%) Analytics
11 19 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
12 18 (4.42%) UML
12 18 (4.42%) Validation
12 18 (4.42%) TDD
13 16 (3.93%) Migration
14 13 (3.19%) Release Management
15 12 (2.95%) Document Management
15 12 (2.95%) Software Engineering
16 11 (2.70%) Project Management
16 11 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 227 (55.77%) C#
2 111 (27.27%) SQL
3 104 (25.55%) JavaScript
4 54 (13.27%) Java
5 43 (10.57%) T-SQL
6 27 (6.63%) C++
7 21 (5.16%) VB.NET
8 18 (4.42%) PowerShell
9 11 (2.70%) C
10 8 (1.97%) PL/SQL
10 8 (1.97%) RPG
10 8 (1.97%) R
11 7 (1.72%) Apex Code
11 7 (1.72%) VB
11 7 (1.72%) Perl
12 5 (1.23%) PHP
12 5 (1.23%) VBScript
13 4 (0.98%) SPARQL
13 4 (0.98%) Python
14 3 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 49 (12.04%) Security Cleared
2 40 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.13%) Degree
4 19 (4.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.21%) MCSE
6 8 (1.97%) MCTS
7 5 (1.23%) CCVP
7 5 (1.23%) CCNA
7 5 (1.23%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.98%) DV Cleared
9 2 (0.49%) MCITP
9 2 (0.49%) MCPD
9 2 (0.49%) CISSP
10 1 (0.25%) PhD
10 1 (0.25%) MCSD
10 1 (0.25%) CNE
10 1 (0.25%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.91%) QA
2 11 (2.70%) SLA
3 5 (1.23%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 16 (3.93%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.25%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 2 (0.49%) Puppet
1 2 (0.49%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.25%) Salt
Vendors
1 95 (23.34%) Microsoft
2 42 (10.32%) Oracle
3 24 (5.90%) Salesforce.com
4 23 (5.65%) Metastorm
5 15 (3.69%) IBM
6 13 (3.19%) Siebel
6 13 (3.19%) Meridio
7 12 (2.95%) Sitecore
8 9 (2.21%) Cisco
8 9 (2.21%) SAP
9 7 (1.72%) ESRI
10 6 (1.47%) Lotus
11 4 (0.98%) Open Text
11 4 (0.98%) TIBCO
12 3 (0.74%) Unica
12 3 (0.74%) Omniture
12 3 (0.74%) Cognos
13 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
13 2 (0.49%) Nokia
13 2 (0.49%) Google
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