Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 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 (dotNet)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 39 30
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET 192 194 271
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.67% 4.49% 5.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.01% 21.87% 27.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 127 197
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £323 £213
90th Percentile £500 £510 £575
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £371
% change year-on-year - +1.01% +0.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - £22.00 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -60.40% +38.88%
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +34.33%

.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 914 887 978
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 22.23% 20.53% 19.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 554 532 625
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +6.13% +3.90% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 28 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £17.31 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +84.92% -53.54% +96.05%
10th Percentile £10.50 £12.25 £12.93
90th Percentile £44.88 £43.70 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +18.11%

.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 17 November 2017.

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 17 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 +4 87 £400 - 13
Bracknell +19 26 £425 +5.26% 6
Newbury +9 17 £350 -1.75%
Slough +5 10 £400 -11.11% 12
Maidenhead -17 6 £360 -10.00% 2
Windsor - 5 £375 - 1
Wokingham -9 1 £388 +6.90% 4
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 133 (69.27%) C#
2 92 (47.92%) SQL Server
3 71 (36.98%) Microsoft
4 70 (36.46%) ASP.NET
5 69 (35.94%) SQL
6 68 (35.42%) JavaScript
7 64 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 60 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
9 57 (29.69%) MVC
10 51 (26.56%) Windows
11 44 (22.92%) TDD
12 38 (19.79%) HTML
13 36 (18.75%) CSS
14 32 (16.67%) Scrum
14 32 (16.67%) DevOps
15 29 (15.10%) .NET Framework
16 25 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
16 25 (13.02%) AngularJS
17 24 (12.50%) HTML5
17 24 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (11.46%) Java
19 21 (10.94%) Unix
20 20 (10.42%) IIS
20 20 (10.42%) BDD
20 20 (10.42%) REST
21 19 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
22 18 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
22 18 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
22 18 (9.38%) WCF
22 18 (9.38%) Oracle

.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 20 (10.42%) IIS
2 11 (5.73%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (4.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (2.60%) CMS
5 3 (1.56%) Apache
5 3 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 3 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.04%) NServiceBus
6 2 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.52%) Confluence
7 1 (0.52%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Domino
7 1 (0.52%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.52%) Kentico
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 3 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 16 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.52%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 64 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.21%) Dynamics 365
4 4 (2.08%) GitHub
5 3 (1.56%) IaaS
5 3 (1.56%) PaaS
5 3 (1.56%) SaaS
6 2 (1.04%) Office 365
7 1 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.52%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.52%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.52%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.69%) Internet
2 7 (3.65%) SMTP
3 3 (1.56%) Intranet
4 2 (1.04%) Network Security
4 2 (1.04%) Skype
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (47.92%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.85%) MySQL
2 17 (8.85%) NoSQL
3 11 (5.73%) Relational Database
3 11 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (5.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 9 (4.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 8 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.13%) Datazen
7 6 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
7 6 (3.13%) Power BI
7 6 (3.13%) RDBMS
7 6 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.08%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.56%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.56%) OLAP
10 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (1.56%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 24 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (7.81%) Visual Studio
3 11 (5.73%) TeamCity
4 10 (5.21%) Git (software)
4 10 (5.21%) Jenkins
5 7 (3.65%) Selenium
6 5 (2.60%) gulp
6 5 (2.60%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.56%) Ant
7 3 (1.56%) HP UFT
7 3 (1.56%) Maven
7 3 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
8 2 (1.04%) CruiseControl
8 2 (1.04%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.04%) Grunt
8 2 (1.04%) JIRA
8 2 (1.04%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.04%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (8.85%) Finance
2 10 (5.21%) Banking
3 5 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.08%) Advertising
5 3 (1.56%) Marketing
6 2 (1.04%) Legal
7 1 (0.52%) Back Office
7 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 129 (67.19%) Developer
2 60 (31.25%) .NET Developer
3 20 (10.42%) C# Developer
4 19 (9.90%) DevOps Engineer
5 16 (8.33%) SQL Developer
6 15 (7.81%) Senior Developer
7 14 (7.29%) C# .NET Developer
7 14 (7.29%) Consultant
7 14 (7.29%) Software Developer
8 11 (5.73%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.21%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 9 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Architect
11 8 (4.17%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.17%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Senior .NET Developer
11 8 (4.17%) Sitecore Developer
12 7 (3.65%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (3.65%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (36.46%) ASP.NET
2 38 (19.79%) HTML
3 36 (18.75%) CSS
4 29 (15.10%) .NET Framework
5 25 (13.02%) AngularJS
5 25 (13.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (12.50%) HTML5
7 20 (10.42%) REST
8 19 (9.90%) ASP.NET Web API
9 18 (9.38%) WCF
9 18 (9.38%) XML
10 17 (8.85%) Web Services
11 16 (8.33%) jQuery
12 14 (7.29%) CSS3
12 14 (7.29%) RESTful
13 12 (6.25%) .NET Core
14 11 (5.73%) Entity Framework
14 11 (5.73%) React
14 11 (5.73%) SOAP
15 8 (4.17%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (4.69%) Computer Science
2 9 (4.69%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (3.13%) Life Science
4 4 (2.08%) Fintech
5 3 (1.56%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.56%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.56%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.56%) PKI
5 3 (1.56%) User Experience
6 2 (1.04%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
6 2 (1.04%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.52%) FMCG
7 1 (0.52%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.52%) iPad
7 1 (0.52%) Online Banking
7 1 (0.52%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.56%) Windows
2 21 (10.94%) Unix
3 17 (8.85%) Linux
4 12 (6.25%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.56%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.56%) HPUX
6 2 (1.04%) Debian
6 2 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.04%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.52%) Android
7 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.25%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (29.69%) MVC
3 44 (22.92%) TDD
4 32 (16.67%) DevOps
4 32 (16.67%) Scrum
5 20 (10.42%) BDD
6 17 (8.85%) Test Automation
7 16 (8.33%) CRM
8 15 (7.81%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (7.81%) Data Modelling
8 15 (7.81%) Mentoring
9 14 (7.29%) Web Development
10 13 (6.77%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (6.25%) Migration
11 12 (6.25%) Software Engineering
11 12 (6.25%) SOLID
12 11 (5.73%) Microservices
12 11 (5.73%) Waterfall
13 10 (5.21%) SDLC
14 9 (4.69%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 133 (69.27%) C#
2 69 (35.94%) SQL
3 68 (35.42%) JavaScript
4 22 (11.46%) Java
5 18 (9.38%) T-SQL
5 18 (9.38%) VB.NET
6 12 (6.25%) C++
6 12 (6.25%) PHP
6 12 (6.25%) PowerShell
7 6 (3.13%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.60%) XPath
9 4 (2.08%) C
9 4 (2.08%) VB
10 3 (1.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
10 3 (1.56%) VB6
10 3 (1.56%) VBA
11 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.04%) Python
12 1 (0.52%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 13 (6.77%) Degree
2 8 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 7 (3.65%) Security Cleared
4 5 (2.60%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.56%) OSCP
6 2 (1.04%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.52%) GPEN
7 1 (0.52%) GWAPT
7 1 (0.52%) HNC
7 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.73%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.52%) EMIR
System Software
1 7 (3.65%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.56%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.04%) Docker
3 2 (1.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.08%) Puppet
2 4 (2.08%) SCOM
2 4 (2.08%) WSUS
3 2 (1.04%) Ansible
3 2 (1.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 71 (36.98%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.38%) Oracle
3 14 (7.29%) Sitecore
4 6 (3.13%) Sybase
5 4 (2.08%) HP
5 4 (2.08%) SAP
6 3 (1.56%) Cisco
6 3 (1.56%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.04%) Apigee
7 2 (1.04%) Capita
7 2 (1.04%) Citrix
7 2 (1.04%) Remedy
7 2 (1.04%) Tableau
7 2 (1.04%) WSO2
8 1 (0.52%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.52%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.52%) Google
8 1 (0.52%) Lotus
8 1 (0.52%) Misys
8 1 (0.52%) Serena