Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 101 117
Rank change year-on-year 0 +16 -25
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 71 53 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.80% 1.38% 1.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.93% 1.50% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 37 48
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% -3.33% +11.11%
10th Percentile £319 £295 £300
90th Percentile £503 £475 £497
South East median daily rate £400 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% +2.86% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +4.65% +14.67%

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 3,673 3,544 4,405
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.25% 92.56% 92.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,904 1,742 2,336
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £424 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.06% +5.94% +5.96%
10th Percentile £231 £235 £250
90th Percentile £575 £588 £550
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.72% +2.44% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 151 169
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +7.14% -30.00%
10th Percentile £10.48 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £46.53 £39.75 £29.20
South East median hourly rate £18.95 £17.77 £19.61
% change year-on-year +6.61% -9.38% +12.06%

.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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -1 45 £400 +6.67% 18
Bracknell - 4 £338 -
Maidenhead -7 3 £450 +5.88% 3
Wokingham - 3 £355 - 1
Slough -3 2 £381 +13.81% 6
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 71 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (91.55%) C#
3 46 (64.79%) MVC
4 35 (49.30%) ASP.NET
5 33 (46.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 25 (35.21%) SQL
8 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
9 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
10 23 (32.39%) .NET Framework
11 21 (29.58%) Microservices
12 19 (26.76%) .NET Core
12 19 (26.76%) AngularJS
13 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (23.94%) TDD
15 15 (21.13%) jQuery
15 15 (21.13%) NoSQL
16 14 (19.72%) Entity Framework
17 13 (18.31%) OO
18 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
18 11 (15.49%) DevOps
19 10 (14.08%) TypeScript
19 10 (14.08%) Angular 2
19 10 (14.08%) Greenfield Project
19 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
19 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
20 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
20 9 (12.68%) BDD
20 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.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 6 (8.45%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.04%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.41%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.82%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.82%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (40.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (14.08%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (8.45%) GitHub
3 6 (8.45%) SaaS
4 3 (4.23%) Serverless
5 2 (2.82%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.41%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.63%) SMTP
2 3 (4.23%) HTTP
3 1 (1.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (35.21%) SQL Server
2 15 (21.13%) NoSQL
3 7 (9.86%) MongoDB
4 6 (8.45%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (7.04%) Neo4j
5 5 (7.04%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (5.63%) Redis
7 3 (4.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.82%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.82%) Oracle Database
8 2 (2.82%) Power BI
8 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (1.41%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (1.41%) MS Access
9 1 (1.41%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (12.68%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (9.86%) Visual Studio Team System
3 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.41%) JIRA
5 1 (1.41%) JMeter
5 1 (1.41%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.41%) NUnit
5 1 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.41%) Selenium
5 1 (1.41%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.41%) Subversion
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (5.63%) Banking
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
4 1 (1.41%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (49.30%) ASP.NET
3 33 (46.48%) ASP.NET Web API
4 23 (32.39%) .NET Framework
5 19 (26.76%) .NET Core
5 19 (26.76%) AngularJS
6 18 (25.35%) ASP.NET MVC
7 15 (21.13%) jQuery
8 14 (19.72%) Entity Framework
9 10 (14.08%) Angular 2
10 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (11.27%) HTML
11 8 (11.27%) WCF
11 8 (11.27%) Web Services
12 7 (9.86%) CSS
13 6 (8.45%) Kafka
13 6 (8.45%) RabbitMQ
13 6 (8.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (7.04%) JSON
14 5 (7.04%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (7.04%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (9.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (64.79%) MVC
2 30 (42.25%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (29.58%) Microservices
4 17 (23.94%) TDD
5 13 (18.31%) OO
6 11 (15.49%) DevOps
7 10 (14.08%) Multithreading
8 9 (12.68%) BDD
9 8 (11.27%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (11.27%) SOLID
10 7 (9.86%) Web Development
11 6 (8.45%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (5.63%) Asynchronous Programming
12 4 (5.63%) CRM
12 4 (5.63%) Data Modelling
12 4 (5.63%) ITIL
12 4 (5.63%) Logistics
12 4 (5.63%) Mentoring
12 4 (5.63%) SOA
12 4 (5.63%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 65 (91.55%) C#
2 25 (35.21%) SQL
3 24 (33.80%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.08%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.41%) F#
6 1 (1.41%) Java
6 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (5.63%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (4.23%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.41%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (5.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (5.63%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 11 (15.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 6 (8.45%) Capita
4 5 (7.04%) Rackspace
5 2 (2.82%) Sage
6 1 (1.41%) Tableau