The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 95 102
Rank change year-on-year +10 +7  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 28 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 1.19% 0.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.94% 5.59% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 8
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £320 £366
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £550 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 381 501 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.04% 21.26% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 302 300
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Berkshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Berkshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Berkshire

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Berkshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Berkshire

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 +11 9 £415 +10.66% 2
Slough - 2 £381 - 3
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 1
.NET Framework
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (40.91%) MVC
4 9 (40.91%) WCF
5 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (27.27%) Web Services
6 6 (27.27%) CRM
6 6 (27.27%) SharePoint
6 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
6 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
7 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (22.73%) Windows
7 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
7 5 (22.73%) CSS
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) HTML
7 5 (22.73%) TDD
7 5 (22.73%) Contact Management
8 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
8 4 (18.18%) C++
8 4 (18.18%) C
8 4 (18.18%) XML

.NET Framework
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 (27.27%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.09%) CMS
2 2 (9.09%) IIS
3 1 (4.55%) nginx
3 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) IaaS
2 2 (9.09%) PaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (68.18%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SpecFlow
1 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (13.64%) TeamCity
1 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Fiddler
2 2 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (9.09%) ReSharper
3 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Moq
3 1 (4.55%) MorphX
General
1 2 (9.09%) Electronics
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (81.82%) Developer
2 13 (59.09%) .NET Developer
3 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (22.73%) C# Developer
5 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Developer
5 4 (18.18%) SQL Developer
6 3 (13.64%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Architect
8 1 (4.55%) .NET Technical Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Consultant
8 1 (4.55%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Software Test Engineer
8 1 (4.55%) Technical Architect
8 1 (4.55%) Test Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) WCF
4 6 (27.27%) AngularJS
4 6 (27.27%) Entity Framework
4 6 (27.27%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
6 4 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (18.18%) JSON
6 4 (18.18%) REST
6 4 (18.18%) RESTful
6 4 (18.18%) XML
7 3 (13.64%) jQuery
8 2 (9.09%) AutoMapper
8 2 (9.09%) CSS3
8 2 (9.09%) Gherkin
8 2 (9.09%) HTML5
8 2 (9.09%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) Management Information System
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.55%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) MVC
3 6 (27.27%) CRM
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
4 5 (22.73%) Contact Management
4 5 (22.73%) TDD
5 4 (18.18%) ERP
5 4 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 4 (18.18%) System Integration Testing
6 3 (13.64%) BDD
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) MSF
6 3 (13.64%) SOLID
6 3 (13.64%) Test Automation
6 3 (13.64%) User Stories
7 2 (9.09%) Open Source
7 2 (9.09%) Software Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Software Testing
7 2 (9.09%) V-Model
7 2 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) C
4 4 (18.18%) C++
5 3 (13.64%) T-SQL
6 2 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (4.55%) Python
7 1 (4.55%) VB
7 1 (4.55%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
1 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Apigee
3 1 (4.55%) JD Edwards