Period
to 13 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 13 December 2018 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 (dotNet)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 23 34 33
Rank change year-on-year +11 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 264 193 209
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.09% 4.69% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.94% 20.55% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 207 145 141
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £324 £300 £313
90th Percentile £600 £500 £513
South East median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £22.00
South East median hourly rate £48.75 £45.20 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.87% +6.34% -5.56%

.NET 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 1,151 939 924
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.56% 22.83% 21.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 699 569 556
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 27
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.25 £32.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.53% - -13.51%
10th Percentile £15.88 £9.58 £12.25
90th Percentile £47.88 £44.00 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Berkshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Berkshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Berkshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Berkshire

.NET
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 within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 December 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 +14 147 £425 +6.25% 47
Slough +3 26 £430 +7.50% 15
Newbury +1 21 £350 - 11
Maidenhead +9 12 £450 +25.00% 10
Bracknell -21 11 £380 -10.59% 12
Wokingham -11 2 £355 -8.39% 11
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 13 December 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET.

1 196 (74.24%) C#
2 100 (37.88%) MVC
3 99 (37.50%) ASP.NET
4 93 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
5 88 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 81 (30.68%) JavaScript
7 73 (27.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 70 (26.52%) Microsoft
9 67 (25.38%) ASP.NET Web API
10 63 (23.86%) SQL
11 55 (20.83%) CSS
12 50 (18.94%) HTML
13 45 (17.05%) .NET Framework
14 44 (16.67%) Microservices
14 44 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 42 (15.91%) MongoDB
16 40 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
16 40 (15.15%) AngularJS
16 40 (15.15%) Web Services
16 40 (15.15%) OO
17 38 (14.39%) .NET Core
18 37 (14.02%) TDD
19 36 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
20 35 (13.26%) Docker
20 35 (13.26%) NoSQL
21 34 (12.88%) JSON
22 33 (12.50%) Java
23 32 (12.12%) Scrum
24 31 (11.74%) Elasticsearch
25 29 (10.98%) jQuery

.NET
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 31 (11.74%) Elasticsearch
2 17 (6.44%) Apache Solr
3 14 (5.30%) Umbraco
4 13 (4.92%) Apache Spark
5 10 (3.79%) CMS
5 10 (3.79%) IIS
6 9 (3.41%) Confluence
6 9 (3.41%) SharePoint
7 4 (1.52%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.14%) Oracle Workflow
9 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.76%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.38%) Apache
10 1 (0.38%) Drupal
10 1 (0.38%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.38%) JBoss
10 1 (0.38%) Kentico
10 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.38%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.76%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.76%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 73 (27.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 40 (15.15%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.44%) SaaS
4 10 (3.79%) GitHub
5 8 (3.03%) PaaS
6 6 (2.27%) Serverless
7 5 (1.89%) Azure Data Factory
7 5 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.89%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (1.14%) Apigee
8 3 (1.14%) Office 365
9 2 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.76%) IaaS
10 1 (0.38%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.20%) HTTP
2 3 (1.14%) Internet
3 2 (0.76%) Network Security
4 1 (0.38%) 802.11
4 1 (0.38%) DHCP
4 1 (0.38%) DNS
4 1 (0.38%) Firewall
4 1 (0.38%) Skype
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) VPN
4 1 (0.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 42 (15.91%) MongoDB
3 35 (13.26%) NoSQL
4 26 (9.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 18 (6.82%) Neo4j
6 17 (6.44%) Redis
7 14 (5.30%) Big Data
8 7 (2.65%) Cosmos DB
8 7 (2.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.27%) Power BI
10 5 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (1.89%) Relational Database
10 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (1.52%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.14%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.14%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 36 (13.64%) Visual Studio Team System
2 24 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 17 (6.44%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.68%) Selenium
5 13 (4.92%) Cucumber
6 12 (4.55%) JIRA
7 11 (4.17%) Gatling
8 10 (3.79%) Geb
8 10 (3.79%) JUnit
9 8 (3.03%) gulp
10 5 (1.89%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.89%) NUnit
10 5 (1.89%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.52%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.14%) Mocha
12 3 (1.14%) Moq
12 3 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
12 3 (1.14%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.14%) webpack
General
1 15 (5.68%) Finance
2 11 (4.17%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.65%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Back Office
4 4 (1.52%) Banking
5 3 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.76%) Advertising
6 2 (0.76%) Law
6 2 (0.76%) Marketing
7 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.38%) Automotive
7 1 (0.38%) German Language
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 169 (64.02%) Developer
2 89 (33.71%) .NET Developer
3 47 (17.80%) C# Developer
4 32 (12.12%) Architect
5 25 (9.47%) C# .NET Developer
6 20 (7.58%) Full Stack Developer
7 18 (6.82%) Azure Developer
8 17 (6.44%) Senior Developer
9 15 (5.68%) Tester
10 13 (4.92%) Software Engineer
11 12 (4.55%) Angular Developer
11 12 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
11 12 (4.55%) Senior Tester
12 11 (4.17%) .NET Architect
12 11 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
13 10 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
13 10 (3.79%) Umbraco Developer
14 9 (3.41%) SQL Developer
14 9 (3.41%) Technical Architect
14 9 (3.41%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 99 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 67 (25.38%) ASP.NET Web API
3 55 (20.83%) CSS
4 50 (18.94%) HTML
5 45 (17.05%) .NET Framework
6 44 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 40 (15.15%) AngularJS
7 40 (15.15%) Web Services
8 38 (14.39%) .NET Core
9 34 (12.88%) JSON
10 29 (10.98%) jQuery
11 27 (10.23%) Kafka
11 27 (10.23%) RabbitMQ
12 26 (9.85%) HTML5
12 26 (9.85%) Node.js
13 22 (8.33%) REST
14 21 (7.95%) XML
15 19 (7.20%) React
16 18 (6.82%) Entity Framework
17 17 (6.44%) Memcached
Miscellaneous
1 25 (9.47%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.92%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.41%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (3.03%) iPad
4 8 (3.03%) User Experience
5 5 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.52%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.14%) Social Media
8 2 (0.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.76%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.76%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.38%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.38%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.38%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.38%) NHS
9 1 (0.38%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 27 (10.23%) Windows
2 6 (2.27%) Android
3 5 (1.89%) Linux
4 4 (1.52%) Ubuntu
5 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.14%) Windows 10
6 2 (0.76%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (37.88%) MVC
2 93 (35.23%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (16.67%) Microservices
4 40 (15.15%) OO
5 37 (14.02%) TDD
6 32 (12.12%) Scrum
7 26 (9.85%) BDD
7 26 (9.85%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (9.47%) Test Automation
9 24 (9.09%) DevOps
10 23 (8.71%) Web Development
11 21 (7.95%) Multithreading
12 18 (6.82%) Software Engineering
13 17 (6.44%) Mentoring
13 17 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
14 15 (5.68%) B2B
14 15 (5.68%) CRM
14 15 (5.68%) Multithreaded Programming
14 15 (5.68%) Open Source
14 15 (5.68%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 196 (74.24%) C#
2 81 (30.68%) JavaScript
3 63 (23.86%) SQL
4 33 (12.50%) Java
5 16 (6.06%) C++
6 12 (4.55%) TypeScript
7 10 (3.79%) Groovy
7 10 (3.79%) Scala
8 9 (3.41%) F#
8 9 (3.41%) T-SQL
9 7 (2.65%) PowerShell
9 7 (2.65%) VB.NET
9 7 (2.65%) VBA
10 5 (1.89%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.52%) VB
12 3 (1.14%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.76%) C
13 2 (0.76%) PHP
14 1 (0.38%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.38%) Python
Qualifications
1 14 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 12 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.89%) Degree
4 3 (1.14%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.14%) ISEB
5 2 (0.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.76%) TOGAF Certification
6 1 (0.38%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.03%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (13.26%) Docker
2 2 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
3 1 (0.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (9.85%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.38%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 70 (26.52%) Microsoft
2 14 (5.30%) Oracle
2 14 (5.30%) Rackspace
3 8 (3.03%) Telerik
4 7 (2.65%) Google
4 7 (2.65%) Xamarin
5 6 (2.27%) Atlassian
5 6 (2.27%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.89%) IBM
6 5 (1.89%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.89%) SAP
7 2 (0.76%) HP
8 1 (0.38%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.38%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.38%) Dynatrace
8 1 (0.38%) Serena
8 1 (0.38%) SOASTA, Inc
8 1 (0.38%) Veeam
8 1 (0.38%) VMware