The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 92 85
Rank change year-on-year +33 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 36 29 56
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.98% 1.18% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 1.27% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 19 33
Median daily rate £400 £415 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +25.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £348 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £476 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1696 2282 2765
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.34% 92.69% 92.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 792 1178 1419
Median daily rate £413 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.12% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 86 75 85
Median hourly rate £15.70 £21.33 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -26.39% +21.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 28 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +23 22 £388 -7.73% 5
Maidenhead - 4 £375 -
Slough +4 2 £338 -15.62% 5
Bracknell +2 1 - -
Wokingham +1 1 £325 -27.77% 2
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 59 (77.63%) C#
3 39 (51.32%) SQL
4 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
5 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
6 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
7 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET
8 26 (34.21%) MVC
9 22 (28.95%) CSS
10 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
11 18 (23.68%) HTML
12 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (21.05%) Web Development
14 15 (19.74%) WCF
14 15 (19.74%) jQuery
14 15 (19.74%) Windows
15 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
16 12 (15.79%) Web Services
16 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
17 11 (14.47%) CSS3
18 10 (13.16%) Oracle
18 10 (13.16%) Finance
19 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
19 9 (11.84%) TDD
20 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
20 8 (10.53%) Apex Code
20 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
20 8 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
21 7 (9.21%) CRM
21 7 (9.21%) SharePoint

.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 7 (9.21%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.95%) CMS
2 3 (3.95%) ColdFusion
2 3 (3.95%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.63%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 8 (10.53%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (9.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.32%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 17 (22.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (7.89%) IaaS
2 6 (7.89%) PaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Office 365
4 1 (1.32%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (48.68%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.95%) MS Access
4 3 (3.95%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.63%) MySQL
6 1 (1.32%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.32%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.32%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 9 (11.84%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.32%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.32%) Moq
3 1 (1.32%) MSTest
3 1 (1.32%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.32%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.32%) TeamCity
General
1 10 (13.16%) Finance
2 4 (5.26%) Advertising
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
4 1 (1.32%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.32%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (35.53%) ASP.NET
3 22 (28.95%) CSS
4 18 (23.68%) HTML
5 15 (19.74%) jQuery
5 15 (19.74%) WCF
6 14 (18.42%) AngularJS
7 12 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (15.79%) Web Services
8 11 (14.47%) CSS3
9 8 (10.53%) .NET Framework
10 7 (9.21%) HTML5
11 6 (7.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (7.89%) XML
12 5 (6.58%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.26%) Ajax
13 4 (5.26%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (5.26%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (5.26%) WinForms
14 3 (3.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (1.32%) iPad
1 1 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 15 (19.74%) Windows
2 1 (1.32%) Android
2 1 (1.32%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (34.21%) MVC
3 16 (21.05%) Web Development
4 9 (11.84%) TDD
5 7 (9.21%) CRM
6 6 (7.89%) ERP
6 6 (7.89%) Front End Development
7 4 (5.26%) Mathematics
7 4 (5.26%) MSF
8 3 (3.95%) Data Protection
8 3 (3.95%) ETL
8 3 (3.95%) OO
8 3 (3.95%) OOD
9 2 (2.63%) Data Security
9 2 (2.63%) E-Commerce
9 2 (2.63%) Migration
9 2 (2.63%) Multithreading
9 2 (2.63%) Scrum
9 2 (2.63%) Security Management
9 2 (2.63%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 59 (77.63%) C#
2 39 (51.32%) SQL
3 34 (44.74%) JavaScript
4 8 (10.53%) Apex Code
5 5 (6.58%) VB
6 4 (5.26%) C++
6 4 (5.26%) T-SQL
6 4 (5.26%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.95%) VBA
8 2 (2.63%) C
8 2 (2.63%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.32%) Java
9 1 (1.32%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.32%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (9.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (9.21%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.95%) Degree
3 1 (1.32%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (3.95%) WMI
Vendors
1 20 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 10 (13.16%) Oracle
3 8 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (3.95%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.32%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.32%) Sony
5 1 (1.32%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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