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 30 October 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
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 17 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 189 202 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 7.49% 7.84% 9.30%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.28% 33.44% 46.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 96 112
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £275 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £339 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.30% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
.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
521 604 582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.64% 23.46% 20.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 297 338 236
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 22
Average hourly rate £14.00 £36.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.11% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £36.00 £12.99
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.60 £187.50 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 30 October 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 30 October 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 88 £413 +17.85% 31
Slough -1 23 £375 -9.09% 6
Newbury -3 7 £400 +20.30% 8
Maidenhead -14 4 £338 +12.50% 5
Bracknell -3 2 £213 -52.51% 3
Windsor -4 2 £350 - 4
Hungerford - 2 £320 - 2
Ascot - 2 £356 -
Wokingham - - - - 2
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 October 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.

1 208 (53.47%) C#
2 144 (37.02%) ASP.NET
3 128 (32.90%) JavaScript
3 128 (32.90%) SQL
4 121 (31.11%) SQL Server
5 106 (27.25%) HTML
6 105 (26.99%) MVC
7 103 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
8 90 (23.14%) Microsoft
9 81 (20.82%) CSS
10 69 (17.74%) CRM
11 68 (17.48%) Windows
12 65 (16.71%) XML
13 61 (15.68%) Web Services
14 60 (15.42%) .NET Framework
15 57 (14.65%) SharePoint
16 55 (14.14%) Java
17 54 (13.88%) WCF
18 52 (13.37%) IIS
19 49 (12.60%) jQuery
20 44 (11.31%) Security Cleared
21 43 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC
22 40 (10.28%) BizTalk Server
22 40 (10.28%) TOGAF
23 39 (10.03%) SQL Server 2008
24 38 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
25 36 (9.25%) SC Cleared
25 36 (9.25%) Finance
26 34 (8.74%) Ajax
26 34 (8.74%) Dynamics CRM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 57 (14.65%) SharePoint
2 52 (13.37%) IIS
3 40 (10.28%) BizTalk Server
4 24 (6.17%) SharePoint 2013
5 23 (5.91%) SharePoint Server
5 23 (5.91%) SharePoint 2010
6 17 (4.37%) Lync
6 17 (4.37%) Exchange Server 2013
7 10 (2.57%) CMS
8 9 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 5 (1.29%) IBM Notes
9 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
10 4 (1.03%) TIBCO EMS
10 4 (1.03%) Umbraco
11 3 (0.77%) Apache
11 3 (0.77%) LiveCycle
12 2 (0.51%) Drupal
12 2 (0.51%) Liferay
12 2 (0.51%) Node.js
12 2 (0.51%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 29 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 11 (2.83%) MS Office
3 3 (0.77%) InfoPath
4 2 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.26%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.26%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.26%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) Simulink
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 34 (8.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (4.37%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.03%) BusinessWorks
4 3 (0.77%) WebTrends
5 2 (0.51%) Cordys
5 2 (0.51%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.26%) Tridion
6 1 (0.26%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.26%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 38 (9.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.86%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.31%) SaaS
4 8 (2.06%) PaaS
5 5 (1.29%) Force.com
6 2 (0.51%) Office 365
6 2 (0.51%) GitHub
7 1 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.43%) Internet
2 14 (3.60%) HTTP
3 11 (2.83%) FTP
3 11 (2.83%) HTTPS
4 8 (2.06%) DNS
5 7 (1.80%) SSL
6 6 (1.54%) TCP/IP
6 6 (1.54%) LDAP
7 3 (0.77%) Intranet
7 3 (0.77%) ATM
8 2 (0.51%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.51%) SSH
8 2 (0.51%) Firewall
8 2 (0.51%) GPRS
8 2 (0.51%) VPN
9 1 (0.26%) S/MIME
9 1 (0.26%) SMTP
9 1 (0.26%) RTCP
9 1 (0.26%) RTP
9 1 (0.26%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (6.17%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (4.37%) SQL Server 2012
5 14 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (3.60%) Oracle Database
6 12 (3.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.57%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.80%) IDOL
8 7 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (1.54%) MySQL
9 6 (1.54%) OLAP
9 6 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.54%) DTS
10 5 (1.29%) DB2
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.77%) Star Schema
12 3 (0.77%) SQL Server 2000
12 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 28 (7.20%) Visual Studio
2 27 (6.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (3.34%) TeamCity
4 12 (3.08%) MSBuild
5 8 (2.06%) Subversion
5 8 (2.06%) Jenkins
6 7 (1.80%) Git (software)
7 6 (1.54%) Selenium
7 6 (1.54%) MSTest
7 6 (1.54%) TestDirector
8 5 (1.29%) JIRA
9 4 (1.03%) Oracle APEX
10 3 (0.77%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.77%) Ant
11 2 (0.51%) Fiddler
11 2 (0.51%) WinDbg
11 2 (0.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 2 (0.51%) Toad
12 1 (0.26%) Jasmine
12 1 (0.26%) Bower
General
1 36 (9.25%) Finance
2 18 (4.63%) Telecoms
3 7 (1.80%) Marketing
4 4 (1.03%) Turkish Language
4 4 (1.03%) Banking
4 4 (1.03%) Advertising
5 2 (0.51%) Retail
5 2 (0.51%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.26%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 210 (53.98%) Developer
2 69 (17.74%) .NET Developer
3 66 (16.97%) Architect
4 43 (11.05%) Solutions Architect
5 28 (7.20%) C# Developer
6 24 (6.17%) Web Developer
7 21 (5.40%) ASP.NET Developer
8 19 (4.88%) Technical Architect
8 19 (4.88%) Analyst
8 19 (4.88%) Consultant
9 18 (4.63%) SharePoint Developer
10 16 (4.11%) Software Developer
11 14 (3.60%) C# .NET Developer
12 12 (3.08%) Test Manager
12 12 (3.08%) Technical Manager
13 11 (2.83%) Designer
14 10 (2.57%) CRM Developer
14 10 (2.57%) Project Manager
15 9 (2.31%) Technical Project Manager
15 9 (2.31%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (37.02%) ASP.NET
2 106 (27.25%) HTML
3 81 (20.82%) CSS
4 65 (16.71%) XML
5 61 (15.68%) Web Services
6 60 (15.42%) .NET Framework
7 54 (13.88%) WCF
8 49 (12.60%) jQuery
9 43 (11.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (8.74%) Ajax
11 30 (7.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 29 (7.46%) HTML5
13 24 (6.17%) J2EE
14 20 (5.14%) KnockoutJS
15 19 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
16 18 (4.63%) SOAP
16 18 (4.63%) JSON
16 18 (4.63%) WPF
17 16 (4.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 16 (4.11%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (4.11%) Clustering
3 15 (3.86%) Inversion of Control
4 14 (3.60%) Computer Science
5 13 (3.34%) Management Information System
6 11 (2.83%) Mobile App
7 10 (2.57%) iSeries
8 9 (2.31%) Web 2.0
9 8 (2.06%) Open Source
10 7 (1.80%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.03%) GIS
11 4 (1.03%) Mobile Computing
12 3 (0.77%) Algorithms
12 3 (0.77%) Client/Server
12 3 (0.77%) AS400
12 3 (0.77%) Social Media
12 3 (0.77%) Digital Media
12 3 (0.77%) PKI
12 3 (0.77%) IPTV
12 3 (0.77%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 68 (17.48%) Windows
2 17 (4.37%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (3.08%) Linux
4 7 (1.80%) UNIX
4 7 (1.80%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.29%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.77%) Windows XP
6 3 (0.77%) Android
6 3 (0.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.26%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.26%) HPUX
7 1 (0.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (26.99%) MVC
2 103 (26.48%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (17.74%) CRM
4 40 (10.28%) TOGAF
5 34 (8.74%) Web Development
6 33 (8.48%) Workflow
7 29 (7.46%) OO
8 27 (6.94%) Scrum
9 20 (5.14%) SOA
10 19 (4.88%) TDD
11 16 (4.11%) Disaster Recovery
11 16 (4.11%) Project Management
11 16 (4.11%) Migration
12 13 (3.34%) Analytics
12 13 (3.34%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (3.08%) Validation
13 12 (3.08%) E-Commerce
14 11 (2.83%) Waterfall
15 10 (2.57%) ETL
15 10 (2.57%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 208 (53.47%) C#
2 128 (32.90%) JavaScript
2 128 (32.90%) SQL
3 55 (14.14%) Java
4 25 (6.43%) T-SQL
5 23 (5.91%) C++
6 20 (5.14%) VB.NET
7 16 (4.11%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.08%) PL/SQL
9 10 (2.57%) VBScript
9 10 (2.57%) PHP
10 9 (2.31%) RPG
11 5 (1.29%) C
11 5 (1.29%) Apex Code
12 4 (1.03%) VC++
12 4 (1.03%) Python
12 4 (1.03%) SOQL
12 4 (1.03%) SOSL
13 3 (0.77%) VBA
13 3 (0.77%) VB
Qualifications
1 44 (11.31%) Security Cleared
2 36 (9.25%) SC Cleared
3 29 (7.46%) Degree
4 7 (1.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.03%) MCTS
5 4 (1.03%) MCITP
6 2 (0.51%) MCPD
6 2 (0.51%) MCSE
6 2 (0.51%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (7.46%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) PCI DSS
2 4 (1.03%) SLA
3 3 (0.77%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 28 (7.20%) Active Directory
2 18 (4.63%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 90 (23.14%) Microsoft
2 33 (8.48%) Oracle
3 29 (7.46%) Salesforce.com
4 14 (3.60%) IBM
5 11 (2.83%) Metastorm
5 11 (2.83%) Sitecore
6 9 (2.31%) Siebel
7 7 (1.80%) Meridio
8 5 (1.29%) Lotus
8 5 (1.29%) SAP
9 4 (1.03%) Open Text
9 4 (1.03%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.03%) Adobe
10 3 (0.77%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.77%) Cisco
10 3 (0.77%) ESRI
10 3 (0.77%) Omniture
10 3 (0.77%) Unica
11 2 (0.51%) Telerik
11 2 (0.51%) Google
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