Period
to 22 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 March 2019.

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
22 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 98 120 86
Rank change year-on-year +22 -34 +22
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 71 52 75
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.68% 1.30% 1.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.80% 1.42% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 42 54
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -5.66% -0.63%
10th Percentile £323 £310 £313
90th Percentile £538 £449 £488
South East median daily rate £438 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +16.67% +7.14% +1.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £46.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +19.57% +6.98% -29.06%

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 3,935 3,674 3,597
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.15% 93.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,915 1,896 1,784
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £240 £263 £216
90th Percentile £600 £595 £550
South East median daily rate £445 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +4.71% +6.12% +1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 121 91 172
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.46 £14.50 £14.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.59% -1.69% -15.71%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.20 £9.25
90th Percentile £47.69 £42.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £17.40
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -8.42%

.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 22 March 2019.

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 22 March 2019. 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 +14 50 £425 +11.48% 26
Windsor +5 3 £429 +14.33%
Maidenhead +4 3 £275 -23.61% 2
Slough - 3 £375 - 4
Bracknell -21 2 £380 -10.59% 3
Newbury 0 1 £375 +25.00% 2
Ascot - 1 - - 2
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 March 2019, .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 71 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (88.73%) C#
3 43 (60.56%) MVC
4 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
5 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
5 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
7 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 23 (32.39%) CSS
8 23 (32.39%) TDD
8 23 (32.39%) .NET Framework
9 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Azure
9 20 (28.17%) Entity Framework
9 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (26.76%) jQuery
11 18 (25.35%) OO
11 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
12 16 (22.54%) BDD
12 16 (22.54%) HTML
12 16 (22.54%) WCF
13 15 (21.13%) SQL
14 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio Team System
15 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
15 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
16 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
16 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
17 9 (12.68%) OOP
17 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
17 9 (12.68%) DevOps
17 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server

.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 4 (5.63%) IIS
1 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.23%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.82%) CMS
3 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.41%) JBoss
4 1 (1.41%) SAS
4 1 (1.41%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (28.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.45%) PaaS
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (4.23%) SaaS
4 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (2.82%) GitHub
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (1.41%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.41%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.41%) IaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Office 365
5 1 (1.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.41%) Internet
1 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (43.66%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.63%) MongoDB
2 4 (5.63%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.41%) Blockchain
5 1 (1.41%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.41%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.41%) GIS
5 1 (1.41%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.41%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 18 (25.35%) Git (software)
2 14 (19.72%) Visual Studio Team System
3 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
5 3 (4.23%) ReSharper
5 3 (4.23%) Subversion
6 2 (2.82%) Selenium
6 2 (2.82%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.41%) Grunt
7 1 (1.41%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (1.41%) Mocha
7 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.41%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (9.86%) Telecoms
2 5 (7.04%) Finance
3 2 (2.82%) Banking
3 2 (2.82%) Electronics
3 2 (2.82%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (42.25%) ASP.NET
3 24 (33.80%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (32.39%) .NET Framework
4 23 (32.39%) CSS
5 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 20 (28.17%) Entity Framework
6 19 (26.76%) jQuery
7 16 (22.54%) HTML
7 16 (22.54%) WCF
8 10 (14.08%) AngularJS
9 8 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 8 (11.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 7 (9.86%) .NET Core
11 6 (8.45%) Node.js
11 6 (8.45%) React
11 6 (8.45%) SOAP
12 4 (5.63%) HTML5
12 4 (5.63%) Sass
12 4 (5.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (11.27%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (4.23%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.82%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.82%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.41%) Life Science
5 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.41%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) MVC
2 31 (43.66%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (32.39%) TDD
4 18 (25.35%) OO
5 16 (22.54%) BDD
6 9 (12.68%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (12.68%) DevOps
6 9 (12.68%) OOP
7 8 (11.27%) Unit Testing
8 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
8 6 (8.45%) SOLID
9 4 (5.63%) API Development
9 4 (5.63%) Microservices
9 4 (5.63%) Refactoring
9 4 (5.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (5.63%) Scrum
9 4 (5.63%) Web Design
9 4 (5.63%) Web Development
10 3 (4.23%) Migration
10 3 (4.23%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 63 (88.73%) C#
2 33 (46.48%) JavaScript
3 15 (21.13%) SQL
4 5 (7.04%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.23%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.23%) VB
5 3 (4.23%) XAML
6 2 (2.82%) F#
6 2 (2.82%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (15.49%) SC Cleared
1 11 (15.49%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.82%) PhD
4 1 (1.41%) Degree
4 1 (1.41%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
2 1 (1.41%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 10 (14.08%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.63%) Telerik
3 3 (4.23%) Google
3 3 (4.23%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.82%) Oracle
4 2 (2.82%) SAP