Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 109 89 103
Rank change year-on-year -20 +14 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 59 74 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.46% 1.86% 1.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.59% 2.00% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 50
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -3.03% +17.86%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £233
90th Percentile £456 £488 £457
South East median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £60.62
% change year-on-year +8.24% -29.89% +102.05%

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 3,701 3,700 4,564
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.63% 93.11% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,971 1,919 2,403
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £238
90th Percentile £581 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 181 228
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.24%
10th Percentile £10.72 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.30 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.24% +20.65%

.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 20 February 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 20 February 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 0 31 £375 -7.98% 18
Bracknell +9 16 £425 - 2
Maidenhead -9 3 £360 +10.77% 10
Newbury -14 3 £300 -23.08% 7
Windsor - 2 £375 - 3
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (79.66%) C#
3 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
4 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
5 26 (44.07%) MVC
6 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (37.29%) TDD
8 21 (35.59%) SQL
8 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
9 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
10 16 (27.12%) Windows
11 15 (25.42%) .NET Core
12 14 (23.73%) DevOps
12 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
13 12 (20.34%) Microservices
14 11 (18.64%) SOLID
14 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (18.64%) Scrum
15 10 (16.95%) HTML
16 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
16 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
17 8 (13.56%) REST
17 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
17 8 (13.56%) WCF
17 8 (13.56%) Finance
17 8 (13.56%) Web Services
17 8 (13.56%) React
17 8 (13.56%) Angular 2
17 8 (13.56%) Greenfield Project

.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 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.39%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.17%) SMTP
2 1 (1.69%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (15.25%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.69%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.69%) Datazen
4 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.78%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.69%) MSBuild
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Banking
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (45.76%) ASP.NET
3 19 (32.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (27.12%) AngularJS
5 15 (25.42%) .NET Core
6 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET MVC
7 10 (16.95%) HTML
8 8 (13.56%) Angular 2
8 8 (13.56%) React
8 8 (13.56%) REST
8 8 (13.56%) WCF
8 8 (13.56%) Web Services
9 7 (11.86%) .NET Framework
10 6 (10.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (10.17%) CSS
10 6 (10.17%) XML
11 5 (8.47%) RESTful
11 5 (8.47%) SOAP
12 4 (6.78%) HTML5
12 4 (6.78%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (6.78%) Life Science
3 3 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.39%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) PKI
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (27.12%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Unix
3 4 (6.78%) Android
4 2 (3.39%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.69%) Linux
5 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) MVC
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (37.29%) TDD
4 14 (23.73%) DevOps
5 12 (20.34%) Microservices
6 11 (18.64%) Scrum
6 11 (18.64%) SOLID
7 6 (10.17%) Data Modelling
7 6 (10.17%) Unit Testing
8 5 (8.47%) BDD
8 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 5 (8.47%) Multithreading
8 5 (8.47%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
9 4 (6.78%) Android Development
9 4 (6.78%) Mobile Development
10 3 (5.08%) Domain-Driven Design
10 3 (5.08%) Kanban
11 2 (3.39%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (79.66%) C#
2 21 (35.59%) JavaScript
2 21 (35.59%) SQL
3 7 (11.86%) T-SQL
4 5 (8.47%) TypeScript
4 5 (8.47%) VB.NET
5 3 (5.08%) XPath
6 1 (1.69%) C++
6 1 (1.69%) Java
6 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.39%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.69%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.78%) Oracle
2 4 (6.78%) Xamarin
3 3 (5.08%) Capita
4 1 (1.69%) SAP
4 1 (1.69%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.69%) Sybase