Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 33 39 24
Rank change year-on-year +6 -15 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 203 156 275
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.12% 4.03% 5.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.12% 19.55% 26.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 109 189
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £299 £325
90th Percentile £538 £528 £503
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +511.11% -74.83%
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -22.22% +12.50% -5.88%

.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 1,009 798 1,020
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.47% 20.61% 21.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 465 624
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £306 £294 £275
90th Percentile £538 £550 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 20 29
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -62.69%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £48.95 £26.90
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +11.89%

.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 18 August 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 18 August 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 +2 104 £400 - 42
Newbury -5 20 £338 +2.27% 3
Slough +3 14 £400 +18.52% 12
Bracknell +1 9 £400 -11.60% 9
Maidenhead -12 6 £450 +44.00% 10
Wokingham - 3 £355 - 6
Windsor 0 1 £300 -36.84% 2
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 141 (69.46%) C#
2 90 (44.33%) ASP.NET
3 84 (41.38%) MVC
4 70 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (33.99%) JavaScript
6 64 (31.53%) SQL
7 62 (30.54%) SQL Server
8 56 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 54 (26.60%) HTML
10 49 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
11 47 (23.15%) CSS
12 46 (22.66%) Microsoft
13 44 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 43 (21.18%) Microservices
15 39 (19.21%) .NET Framework
16 38 (18.72%) jQuery
17 32 (15.76%) AngularJS
18 31 (15.27%) TDD
19 29 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
20 26 (12.81%) HTML5
21 25 (12.32%) NoSQL
22 24 (11.82%) Node.js
22 24 (11.82%) .NET Core
23 23 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
23 23 (11.33%) Web Services
24 22 (10.84%) CSS3
24 22 (10.84%) MongoDB
25 21 (10.34%) React
26 20 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
26 20 (9.85%) OO

.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 14 (6.90%) CMS
1 14 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (5.91%) Apache Solr
3 8 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 7 (3.45%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.96%) WordPress
6 5 (2.46%) IIS
6 5 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (2.46%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.48%) FileNet
7 3 (1.48%) MS Exchange
7 3 (1.48%) OpenStack
8 2 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.99%) Confluence
8 2 (0.99%) IBM Domino
8 2 (0.99%) IBM Notes
8 2 (0.99%) Skype for Business
8 2 (0.99%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.49%) Alfresco
9 1 (0.49%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.99%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.99%) Sage CRM
3 1 (0.49%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 49 (24.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.40%) SaaS
4 9 (4.43%) GitHub
5 6 (2.96%) Serverless
6 4 (1.97%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
7 3 (1.48%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.48%) NuGet
8 2 (0.99%) Office 365
9 1 (0.49%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (8.87%) HTTP
2 7 (3.45%) Internet
3 4 (1.97%) Firewall
3 4 (1.97%) SMTP
4 3 (1.48%) Skype
5 2 (0.99%) PBX
5 2 (0.99%) PSTN
5 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.99%) VoIP
6 1 (0.49%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (30.54%) SQL Server
2 25 (12.32%) NoSQL
3 22 (10.84%) MongoDB
4 16 (7.88%) Apache Cassandra
5 13 (6.40%) Neo4j
5 13 (6.40%) Redis
6 9 (4.43%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.96%) Big Data
7 6 (2.96%) Power BI
7 6 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (2.46%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.48%) Cosmos DB
10 3 (1.48%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.48%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.48%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.48%) HDInsight
10 3 (1.48%) MS Access
10 3 (1.48%) MySQL
10 3 (1.48%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 23 (11.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (9.36%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.88%) Visual Studio Team System
4 14 (6.90%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.90%) gulp
5 7 (3.45%) SoapUI
6 6 (2.96%) JMeter
7 5 (2.46%) LoadRunner
7 5 (2.46%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (1.97%) JIRA
8 4 (1.97%) Octopus Deploy
9 3 (1.48%) Selenium
9 3 (1.48%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.99%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.99%) Maven
10 2 (0.99%) NUnit
10 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
10 2 (0.99%) Subversion
11 1 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 12 (5.91%) Finance
2 9 (4.43%) Retail
3 8 (3.94%) Banking
4 5 (2.46%) Back Office
4 5 (2.46%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.48%) Advertising
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (70.94%) Developer
2 71 (34.98%) .NET Developer
3 35 (17.24%) C# Developer
4 22 (10.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 16 (7.88%) Architect
6 15 (7.39%) JavaScript Developer
7 14 (6.90%) React Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Angular Developer
8 10 (4.93%) ASP.NET Developer
8 10 (4.93%) Full Stack Developer
9 9 (4.43%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 9 (4.43%) Senior Developer
10 8 (3.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (3.94%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (3.94%) Lead Developer
10 8 (3.94%) SQL Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
11 7 (3.45%) Tester
11 7 (3.45%) Web Developer
12 6 (2.96%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (44.33%) ASP.NET
2 56 (27.59%) ASP.NET Web API
3 54 (26.60%) HTML
4 47 (23.15%) CSS
5 44 (21.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (19.21%) .NET Framework
7 38 (18.72%) jQuery
8 32 (15.76%) AngularJS
9 26 (12.81%) HTML5
10 24 (11.82%) .NET Core
10 24 (11.82%) Node.js
11 23 (11.33%) Web Services
12 22 (10.84%) CSS3
13 21 (10.34%) React
14 17 (8.37%) Kafka
15 16 (7.88%) JSON
16 15 (7.39%) Entity Framework
16 15 (7.39%) RabbitMQ
17 13 (6.40%) Redux
17 13 (6.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (4.93%) User Experience
3 8 (3.94%) Computer Science
4 6 (2.96%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (1.97%) iPad
6 4 (1.97%) Management Information System
6 4 (1.97%) N-Tier
6 4 (1.97%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.48%) NHS
8 2 (0.99%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.99%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.49%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.49%) SWIFT
9 1 (0.49%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 18 (8.87%) Windows
2 8 (3.94%) Linux
3 7 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.97%) Android
5 3 (1.48%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.49%) Solaris
6 1 (0.49%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (41.38%) MVC
2 70 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (21.18%) Microservices
4 31 (15.27%) TDD
5 20 (9.85%) OO
6 17 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (8.37%) CRM
7 16 (7.88%) Web Development
8 15 (7.39%) BDD
8 15 (7.39%) Scrum
9 14 (6.90%) Multithreading
9 14 (6.90%) Open Source
9 14 (6.90%) Problem-Solving
10 13 (6.40%) Business Intelligence
11 12 (5.91%) Mentoring
12 11 (5.42%) DevOps
12 11 (5.42%) SOLID
13 10 (4.93%) E-Commerce
13 10 (4.93%) Machine Learning
14 9 (4.43%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 141 (69.46%) C#
2 69 (33.99%) JavaScript
3 64 (31.53%) SQL
4 19 (9.36%) Java
5 15 (7.39%) TypeScript
6 8 (3.94%) T-SQL
7 6 (2.96%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.97%) C++
8 4 (1.97%) Objective-C
8 4 (1.97%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.48%) Shell Script
9 3 (1.48%) VB.NET
10 2 (0.99%) C
10 2 (0.99%) CQL
10 2 (0.99%) PHP
10 2 (0.99%) VBA
10 2 (0.99%) VBScript
11 1 (0.49%) Python
11 1 (0.49%) R
11 1 (0.49%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (4.93%) SC Cleared
1 10 (4.93%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.96%) Degree
3 4 (1.97%) DV Cleared
3 4 (1.97%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.48%) ISEB
5 1 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.97%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) GDPR
2 3 (1.48%) PMO
3 2 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) EMIR
4 1 (0.49%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.93%) Docker
2 3 (1.48%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (4.93%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.96%) HP ALM
3 2 (0.99%) Opsview
Vendors
1 46 (22.66%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.39%) Capita
2 15 (7.39%) Oracle
3 14 (6.90%) Sitecore
4 10 (4.93%) Rackspace
5 9 (4.43%) HP
6 8 (3.94%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.46%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.46%) Dynatrace
7 5 (2.46%) IBM
7 5 (2.46%) Serena
7 5 (2.46%) SOASTA, Inc
7 5 (2.46%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.97%) Google
8 4 (1.97%) SAP
9 2 (0.99%) Lotus
9 2 (0.99%) Sage
9 2 (0.99%) VMware
10 1 (0.49%) Interwoven
10 1 (0.49%) Telerik