Period
to 21 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 21 October 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
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 81 107 120
Rank change year-on-year +26 +13 -28
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 88 55 61
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 2.26% 1.38% 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.43% 1.50% 1.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 44 41
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
10th Percentile £319 £298 £300
90th Percentile £538 £456 £488
South East median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +15.65%

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 3,618 3,670 4,124
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.89% 92.10% 92.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,852 1,930 2,231
Berkshire median daily rate £423 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.59% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £206 £250 £235
90th Percentile £575 £588 £563
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 138 195
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +6.90% -32.71%
10th Percentile £11.17 £9.92 £9.25
90th Percentile £45.70 £39.75 £42.40
South East median hourly rate £20.12 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.79% -5.26% +5.56%

.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 21 October 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 21 October 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 +7 56 £424 +11.15% 24
Maidenhead - 6 £475 - 7
Bracknell -2 4 £338 -19.40% 4
Slough -7 4 £413 +34.15% 1
Wokingham - 2 £355 - 1
Newbury -8 1 £500 - 6
.NET Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 79 (89.77%) C#
3 53 (60.23%) MVC
4 41 (46.59%) ASP.NET
5 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
6 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
8 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
9 24 (27.27%) SQL
10 21 (23.86%) .NET Framework
10 21 (23.86%) Microservices
10 21 (23.86%) .NET Core
10 21 (23.86%) AngularJS
11 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 19 (21.59%) TDD
13 17 (19.32%) NoSQL
14 16 (18.18%) jQuery
14 16 (18.18%) OO
15 15 (17.05%) CSS
16 14 (15.91%) HTML
16 14 (15.91%) Multithreading
17 13 (14.77%) MongoDB
17 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
17 13 (14.77%) Greenfield Project
18 12 (13.64%) Angular 2
18 12 (13.64%) BDD
18 12 (13.64%) Entity Framework
18 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
19 11 (12.50%) Elasticsearch

.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 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (5.68%) Apache Solr
3 4 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.41%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (2.27%) CMS
5 2 (2.27%) IIS
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.27%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 32 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.64%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.95%) GitHub
3 7 (7.95%) SaaS
4 3 (3.41%) Serverless
5 2 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.14%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) SMTP
2 3 (3.41%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (19.32%) NoSQL
3 13 (14.77%) MongoDB
4 8 (9.09%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (5.68%) Neo4j
5 5 (5.68%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (4.55%) Redis
6 4 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.27%) Big Data
8 2 (2.27%) CouchDB
8 2 (2.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.14%) RavenDB
9 1 (1.14%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (10.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (9.09%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (5.68%) TeamCity
4 4 (4.55%) Git (software)
4 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (3.41%) Subversion
6 2 (2.27%) NUnit
7 1 (1.14%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) Mercurial
7 1 (1.14%) Mocha
7 1 (1.14%) Moq
7 1 (1.14%) Selenium
7 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (5.68%) Telecoms
2 4 (4.55%) Banking
3 3 (3.41%) Finance
4 2 (2.27%) Law
4 2 (2.27%) Retail
5 1 (1.14%) Advertising
5 1 (1.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.14%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (46.59%) ASP.NET
3 31 (35.23%) ASP.NET Web API
4 21 (23.86%) .NET Core
4 21 (23.86%) .NET Framework
4 21 (23.86%) AngularJS
5 20 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
6 16 (18.18%) jQuery
7 15 (17.05%) CSS
8 14 (15.91%) HTML
9 12 (13.64%) Angular 2
9 12 (13.64%) Entity Framework
10 10 (11.36%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 9 (10.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 8 (9.09%) Kafka
12 8 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
13 7 (7.95%) Web Services
14 6 (6.82%) WCF
15 5 (5.68%) JSON
15 5 (5.68%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 10 (11.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (60.23%) MVC
2 32 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (23.86%) Microservices
4 19 (21.59%) TDD
5 16 (18.18%) OO
6 14 (15.91%) Multithreading
7 12 (13.64%) BDD
8 10 (11.36%) DevOps
9 8 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (9.09%) Web Development
10 7 (7.95%) SOLID
11 6 (6.82%) Scrum
12 4 (4.55%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (4.55%) CRM
12 4 (4.55%) Data Modelling
12 4 (4.55%) ITIL
12 4 (4.55%) Logistics
12 4 (4.55%) SOA
12 4 (4.55%) TOGAF
12 4 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 79 (89.77%) C#
2 28 (31.82%) JavaScript
3 24 (27.27%) SQL
4 11 (12.50%) TypeScript
5 2 (2.27%) T-SQL
5 2 (2.27%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.14%) F#
6 1 (1.14%) Java
6 1 (1.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.55%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
2 3 (3.41%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 7 (7.95%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Oracle
3 5 (5.68%) Rackspace
4 4 (4.55%) Google
5 3 (3.41%) Sitecore
6 2 (2.27%) Sage
7 1 (1.14%) Telerik