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 28 March 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
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 103 109
Rank change year-on-year +17 +6  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 9 18 31
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.50% 0.73% 1.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.76% 4.19% 4.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 9 17
Median daily rate £383 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.37% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £335 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £440 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £125.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.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 326 430 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.94% 17.47% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 262 378
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 9 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £42.28 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.51% +30.07%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +10 5 £408 +1.87% 5
Slough - 2 £338 - 4
Maidenhead - 1 £400 - 2
.NET Framework
South East

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
3 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 11 (57.89%) MVC
5 10 (52.63%) Entity Framework
6 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
7 8 (42.11%) CSS
7 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
7 8 (42.11%) HTML
7 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
8 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
8 6 (31.58%) LINQ
8 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (31.58%) HTML5
9 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (26.32%) WCF
9 5 (26.32%) CSS3
9 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
9 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
10 4 (21.05%) Web Development
10 4 (21.05%) REST
10 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (21.05%) jQuery
11 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
11 3 (15.79%) WinForms
11 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
11 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API

.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 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (10.53%) CMS
3 1 (5.26%) IIS
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.26%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (31.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (73.68%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (15.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (10.53%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.26%) GIS
4 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (42.11%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Bower
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Grunt
2 2 (10.53%) MSTest
3 1 (5.26%) Fiddler
3 1 (5.26%) Moq
3 1 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.26%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.26%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.53%) Electronics
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) .NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) ASP.NET Developer
3 7 (36.84%) C# Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (26.32%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (15.79%) BizTalk Developer
6 3 (15.79%) JavaScript Developer
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Programmer
7 2 (10.53%) HTML Developer
7 2 (10.53%) JavaScript Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Programmer
7 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Azure Developer
8 1 (5.26%) Developer in Test
8 1 (5.26%) Integration Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 10 (52.63%) Entity Framework
4 8 (42.11%) AngularJS
4 8 (42.11%) CSS
4 8 (42.11%) HTML
5 6 (31.58%) HTML5
5 6 (31.58%) LINQ
6 5 (26.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (26.32%) CSS3
6 5 (26.32%) WCF
7 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 4 (21.05%) REST
8 3 (15.79%) ADO.NET
8 3 (15.79%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (15.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) WinForms
8 3 (15.79%) XML
9 2 (10.53%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.26%) Windows
1 1 (5.26%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) MVC
2 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (21.05%) Web Development
4 3 (15.79%) Data Analysis
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
4 3 (15.79%) TDD
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) OO
5 2 (10.53%) Scrum
5 2 (10.53%) SOA
5 2 (10.53%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.53%) SOLID
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) Wireframes
6 1 (5.26%) Contact Management
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) DSDM
6 1 (5.26%) Refactoring
6 1 (5.26%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) JavaScript
4 6 (31.58%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.79%) C
5 3 (15.79%) C++
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.26%) Sitecore
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