Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 141 149 134
Rank change year-on-year +8 -15 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 29 22 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.70% 0.52% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.17% 2.50% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 14 27
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -11.76% +21.43%
10th Percentile £300 £350 £281
90th Percentile £440 £500 £598
South East median daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year -1.41% +1.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +1.25% +3.90%

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Berkshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 916 879 967
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.26% 20.60% 19.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 558 522 615
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £276 £250
90th Percentile £541 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.19% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £21.06 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +51.98% -43.48% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +8 10 £400 +6.67% 3
Slough - 6 £400 - 6
Maidenhead -6 3 £360 -4.00% 2
Windsor - 1 £375 -
.NET Framework
South East

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
5 15 (51.72%) SQL
6 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
6 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
7 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
8 11 (37.93%) MVC
8 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
9 10 (34.48%) TDD
9 10 (34.48%) CSS
10 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
10 9 (31.03%) HTML
10 9 (31.03%) Oracle
10 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
11 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET
12 7 (24.14%) XML
12 7 (24.14%) C++
12 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
12 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (24.14%) QA
13 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
13 6 (20.69%) Degree
13 6 (20.69%) jQuery
13 6 (20.69%) Open Source
13 6 (20.69%) Datazen

.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 4 (13.79%) NServiceBus
2 2 (6.90%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.45%) IaaS
2 1 (3.45%) Office 365
2 1 (3.45%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (65.52%) SQL Server
2 11 (37.93%) Relational Database
3 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 7 (24.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 6 (20.69%) Datazen
4 6 (20.69%) MySQL
4 6 (20.69%) Oracle Reports
4 6 (20.69%) RDBMS
4 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (6.90%) MS Access
5 2 (6.90%) Power BI
5 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
6 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.90%) HP UFT
3 2 (6.90%) ReSharper
4 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
4 1 (3.45%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (3.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 2 (6.90%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (79.31%) Developer
2 7 (24.14%) .NET Developer
2 7 (24.14%) Full Stack Developer
3 6 (20.69%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Software Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL BI Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Angular Developer
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 3 (10.34%) C# Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 2 (6.90%) Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Azure DevOps
7 2 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Consultant
7 2 (6.90%) Systems Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Test Analyst
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (44.83%) Entity Framework
3 10 (34.48%) CSS
4 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
4 9 (31.03%) ASP.NET
4 9 (31.03%) HTML
5 8 (27.59%) ADO.NET
6 7 (24.14%) XML
7 6 (20.69%) ADO
7 6 (20.69%) jQuery
7 6 (20.69%) ODBC
7 6 (20.69%) OLE
7 6 (20.69%) OLE DB
8 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 5 (17.24%) HTML5
9 4 (13.79%) CSS3
9 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
9 4 (13.79%) REST
10 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (6.90%) AutoMapper
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.45%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) MVC
2 10 (34.48%) TDD
3 7 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) Business Intelligence
4 6 (20.69%) Open Source
5 5 (17.24%) Scrum
6 4 (13.79%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) Chat Support
6 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (13.79%) Logistics
6 4 (13.79%) Microservices
6 4 (13.79%) OOD
6 4 (13.79%) SDLC
6 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.79%) Web Application Development
6 4 (13.79%) Web Development
7 2 (6.90%) Software Testing
7 2 (6.90%) SOLID
7 2 (6.90%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.90%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 15 (51.72%) SQL
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 7 (24.14%) C++
4 7 (24.14%) VB.NET
5 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
6 2 (6.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Computer Science Degree
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) QA
Vendors
1 12 (41.38%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) Oracle
3 6 (20.69%) Sybase
4 2 (6.90%) HP
4 2 (6.90%) Remedy
4 2 (6.90%) SAP