Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 90 110 106
Rank change year-on-year +20 -4 -24
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 89 61 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.05% 1.48% 1.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.61% 1.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 52 43
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% -3.33%
10th Percentile £323 £307 £313
90th Percentile £538 £449 £475
South East median daily rate £425 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +17.24% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £32.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -28.89% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 4,005 3,786 3,893
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.43% 92.05% 92.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,962 2,015 2,100
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 132 182
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.88 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +44.14% -7.50% -25.00%
10th Percentile £11.08 £10.50 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.50 £41.50 £48.63
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Berkshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Berkshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Berkshire

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Berkshire

.NET Developer
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 Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 11 December 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +9 56 £425 +13.33% 24
Maidenhead +9 7 £475 +31.94% 4
Bracknell -14 5 £359 -15.59% 4
Slough -8 4 £413 +23.13% 5
Wokingham - 2 £355 - 4
Newbury -3 1 £500 +66.67% 1
.NET Developer
South East

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (88.76%) C#
3 52 (58.43%) MVC
4 39 (43.82%) ASP.NET
5 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
6 32 (35.96%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
8 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
8 27 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
9 25 (28.09%) TDD
10 21 (23.60%) SQL
10 21 (23.60%) OO
10 21 (23.60%) .NET Framework
11 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 18 (20.22%) BDD
13 17 (19.10%) CSS
13 17 (19.10%) AngularJS
14 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
14 15 (16.85%) NoSQL
14 15 (16.85%) jQuery
15 14 (15.73%) Entity Framework
15 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio Team System
15 14 (15.73%) .NET Core
16 13 (14.61%) MongoDB
16 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
17 12 (13.48%) HTML
18 11 (12.36%) Microservices
18 11 (12.36%) Elasticsearch
19 10 (11.24%) Greenfield Project
19 10 (11.24%) Multithreading

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 11 (12.36%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.62%) Apache Solr
3 4 (4.49%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.25%) CMS
5 2 (2.25%) IIS
6 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.12%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (30.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (11.24%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.87%) GitHub
3 7 (7.87%) SaaS
4 3 (3.37%) PaaS
4 3 (3.37%) Serverless
5 2 (2.25%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
6 1 (1.12%) NuGet
6 1 (1.12%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.37%) HTTP
2 1 (1.12%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (30.34%) SQL Server
2 15 (16.85%) NoSQL
3 13 (14.61%) MongoDB
4 8 (8.99%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.62%) Neo4j
5 5 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.49%) Redis
6 4 (4.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.25%) Big Data
8 2 (2.25%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.12%) Blockchain
9 1 (1.12%) Cosmos DB
9 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.12%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
3 7 (7.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (5.62%) TeamCity
5 3 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.25%) NUnit
6 2 (2.25%) Selenium
6 2 (2.25%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 1 (1.12%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA
7 1 (1.12%) JMeter
7 1 (1.12%) Mocha
7 1 (1.12%) Moq
General
1 9 (10.11%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.37%) Finance
3 2 (2.25%) Law
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Marketing
4 1 (1.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 89 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (43.82%) ASP.NET
3 32 (35.96%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (23.60%) .NET Framework
5 20 (22.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (19.10%) AngularJS
6 17 (19.10%) CSS
7 15 (16.85%) jQuery
8 14 (15.73%) .NET Core
8 14 (15.73%) Entity Framework
9 12 (13.48%) HTML
10 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (8.99%) Kafka
11 8 (8.99%) RabbitMQ
12 7 (7.87%) Angular 2
12 7 (7.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (7.87%) WCF
13 6 (6.74%) React
13 6 (6.74%) SOAP
13 6 (6.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.62%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.37%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.74%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) MVC
2 38 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.09%) TDD
4 21 (23.60%) OO
5 18 (20.22%) BDD
6 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (12.36%) Microservices
8 10 (11.24%) Multithreading
9 7 (7.87%) DevOps
10 6 (6.74%) Scrum
10 6 (6.74%) Web Development
11 5 (5.62%) Concurrent Programming
11 5 (5.62%) Mentoring
11 5 (5.62%) SOLID
12 4 (4.49%) Asynchronous Programming
12 4 (4.49%) Logistics
12 4 (4.49%) Market Research
12 4 (4.49%) Multithreaded Programming
12 4 (4.49%) OOP
12 4 (4.49%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 79 (88.76%) C#
2 30 (33.71%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.60%) SQL
4 8 (8.99%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.37%) F#
5 3 (3.37%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.37%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.12%) Java
6 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.25%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (2.25%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.87%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Oracle
3 5 (5.62%) Rackspace
4 4 (4.49%) Google
4 4 (4.49%) Telerik
5 3 (3.37%) Sitecore