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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 140 210 232
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 5.29% 8.07% 10.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.41% 36.27% 47.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 119 119
Average daily rate
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£369 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Average hourly rate £34.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
551 579 486
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 20.82% 22.26% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 308 317 237
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 20
Average hourly rate £34.00 £40.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +9.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £39.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £43.00 £46.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 January 2015.

.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 January 2015. 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 -8 65 £356 -3.71% 51
Slough -10 10 £338 -12.62% 6
Bracknell -3 4 £313 -19.35% 1
Newbury -8 4 £350 +12.90% 5
Hungerford - 2 £345 - 2
Windsor - 2 - - 5
Wokingham - 1 £355 - 4
Maidenhead - - - - 3
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 198 (60.18%) C#
2 143 (43.47%) ASP.NET
3 119 (36.17%) SQL
4 118 (35.87%) SQL Server
5 111 (33.74%) JavaScript
6 107 (32.52%) MVC
7 91 (27.66%) HTML
8 87 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
9 75 (22.80%) Microsoft
10 73 (22.19%) CSS
11 60 (18.24%) .NET Framework
12 58 (17.63%) SharePoint
13 56 (17.02%) Windows
14 52 (15.81%) CRM
15 51 (15.50%) jQuery
15 51 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
16 49 (14.89%) Web Services
17 47 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
18 46 (13.98%) XML
19 41 (12.46%) Java
19 41 (12.46%) IIS
19 41 (12.46%) Dynamics CRM
20 40 (12.16%) WCF
21 35 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
22 34 (10.33%) Scrum
23 32 (9.73%) Security Cleared
24 30 (9.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 29 (8.81%) CMS
26 28 (8.51%) Oracle
26 28 (8.51%) Active Directory

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 58 (17.63%) SharePoint
2 47 (14.29%) BizTalk Server
3 41 (12.46%) IIS
4 35 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
5 29 (8.81%) CMS
6 26 (7.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 21 (6.38%) Lync
8 19 (5.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 17 (5.17%) SharePoint Server
9 17 (5.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 6 (1.82%) Sitefinity
11 5 (1.52%) WebSphere
12 4 (1.22%) Umbraco
13 3 (0.91%) Apache
13 3 (0.91%) LiveCycle
14 2 (0.61%) Adobe CQ
14 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
15 1 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 1 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
15 1 (0.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 25 (7.60%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.82%) MS Office
3 4 (1.22%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 41 (12.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (6.08%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.61%) Pivotal CRM
3 2 (0.61%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.30%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 26 (7.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (5.78%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (2.74%) SaaS
4 7 (2.13%) Office 365
4 7 (2.13%) PaaS
5 3 (0.91%) Yammer
6 2 (0.61%) GitHub
7 1 (0.30%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.04%) Intranet
2 7 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.13%) Internet
3 6 (1.82%) HTTP
3 6 (1.82%) DNS
4 5 (1.52%) SSL
5 4 (1.22%) FTP
6 3 (0.91%) LDAP
6 3 (0.91%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.61%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.61%) Firewall
7 2 (0.61%) GPRS
8 1 (0.30%) SMTP
8 1 (0.30%) ATM
8 1 (0.30%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.30%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 118 (35.87%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 15 (4.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (3.34%) SQL Server 2005
5 10 (3.04%) Oracle Database
5 10 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (3.04%) MySQL
6 9 (2.74%) Relational Database
7 6 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server 2000
8 5 (1.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.22%) Informix
10 3 (0.91%) OLAP
10 3 (0.91%) DTS
10 3 (0.91%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.91%) IDOL
11 2 (0.61%) MongoDB
11 2 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
11 2 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 26 (7.90%) Visual Studio
2 21 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.34%) MSBuild
4 10 (3.04%) Git (software)
4 10 (3.04%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.13%) MSTest
6 5 (1.52%) Subversion
7 4 (1.22%) Selenium
7 4 (1.22%) Jenkins
8 3 (0.91%) TestDirector
8 3 (0.91%) Appcelerator Titanium
8 3 (0.91%) Oracle APEX
8 3 (0.91%) JIRA
9 2 (0.61%) Moq
9 2 (0.61%) Fiddler
10 1 (0.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.30%) QuickTest Pro
10 1 (0.30%) NUnit
10 1 (0.30%) CruiseControl
10 1 (0.30%) SoapUI
General
1 27 (8.21%) Finance
2 11 (3.34%) Telecoms
3 8 (2.43%) Retail
4 6 (1.82%) Advertising
5 5 (1.52%) Turkish Language
6 3 (0.91%) Marketing
7 1 (0.30%) Games
7 1 (0.30%) Law
7 1 (0.30%) Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (58.97%) Developer
2 63 (19.15%) .NET Developer
3 46 (13.98%) Architect
4 26 (7.90%) C# Developer
5 20 (6.08%) Consultant
6 19 (5.78%) Technical Architect
6 19 (5.78%) Sitecore Developer
7 17 (5.17%) SharePoint Developer
8 15 (4.56%) Web Developer
8 15 (4.56%) Solutions Architect
9 14 (4.26%) Analyst
9 14 (4.26%) CRM Developer
9 14 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
10 12 (3.65%) Senior Developer
11 11 (3.34%) ASP.NET Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Software Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Applications Developer
12 9 (2.74%) Support Engineer
12 9 (2.74%) Server Engineer
13 8 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (43.47%) ASP.NET
2 91 (27.66%) HTML
3 73 (22.19%) CSS
4 60 (18.24%) .NET Framework
5 51 (15.50%) jQuery
5 51 (15.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 49 (14.89%) Web Services
7 46 (13.98%) XML
8 40 (12.16%) WCF
9 30 (9.12%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 25 (7.60%) HTML5
11 22 (6.69%) AngularJS
11 22 (6.69%) Ajax
12 21 (6.38%) WPF
13 19 (5.78%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (5.47%) Application Packaging
15 17 (5.17%) CSS3
16 12 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 12 (3.65%) KnockoutJS
16 12 (3.65%) COM+
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.47%) Clustering
2 15 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (3.95%) Inversion of Control
4 12 (3.65%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.04%) Management Information System
6 9 (2.74%) Web 2.0
7 8 (2.43%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.52%) User Experience
8 5 (1.52%) Open Source
9 4 (1.22%) iPad
9 4 (1.22%) iPhone
10 3 (0.91%) Smartphone
10 3 (0.91%) Digital Media
11 2 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.61%) Cryptography
11 2 (0.61%) N-Tier
11 2 (0.61%) Client/Server
12 1 (0.30%) GIS
12 1 (0.30%) E-Learning
12 1 (0.30%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 56 (17.02%) Windows
2 11 (3.34%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (2.74%) Linux
3 9 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (2.13%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.22%) Android
5 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.22%) UNIX
6 3 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.30%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (32.52%) MVC
2 87 (26.44%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (15.81%) CRM
4 34 (10.33%) Scrum
5 27 (8.21%) SOA
5 27 (8.21%) OO
6 24 (7.29%) TDD
7 18 (5.47%) Web Development
7 18 (5.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 14 (4.26%) Project Management
8 14 (4.26%) Workflow
9 12 (3.65%) Customer Engagement
9 12 (3.65%) E-Commerce
10 11 (3.34%) ITIL
10 11 (3.34%) Migration
10 11 (3.34%) TOGAF
11 10 (3.04%) Waterfall
11 10 (3.04%) Data Modelling
12 9 (2.74%) Service Management
13 8 (2.43%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 198 (60.18%) C#
2 119 (36.17%) SQL
3 111 (33.74%) JavaScript
4 41 (12.46%) Java
5 26 (7.90%) VB.NET
6 18 (5.47%) T-SQL
7 16 (4.86%) PowerShell
8 12 (3.65%) C++
9 10 (3.04%) PHP
10 9 (2.74%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.43%) VBScript
12 4 (1.22%) VC++
13 3 (0.91%) C
13 3 (0.91%) VB
13 3 (0.91%) RPG
14 2 (0.61%) X++
14 2 (0.61%) VB6
14 2 (0.61%) Ruby
14 2 (0.61%) Python
14 2 (0.61%) VBA
Qualifications
1 32 (9.73%) Security Cleared
2 24 (7.29%) Degree
3 23 (6.99%) SC Cleared
4 9 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (2.74%) MCITP
4 9 (2.74%) MCTS
5 2 (0.61%) HND
6 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (6.38%) QA
2 5 (1.52%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 21 (6.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.30%) MOM
1 1 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (22.80%) Microsoft
2 28 (8.51%) Oracle
3 27 (8.21%) Sitecore
4 10 (3.04%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.52%) Adobe
5 5 (1.52%) webMethods
5 5 (1.52%) Telerik
6 4 (1.22%) VMware
7 3 (0.91%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.91%) Meridio
7 3 (0.91%) Facebook
8 2 (0.61%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.61%) Informatica
8 2 (0.61%) IBM
8 2 (0.61%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.61%) SAP
9 1 (0.30%) Siebel
9 1 (0.30%) Metastorm
9 1 (0.30%) Capita
9 1 (0.30%) Xamarin
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