Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 30 30
Rank change year-on-year -7 0 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 200 220 236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.88% 5.45% 4.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.12% 25.11% 23.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 147 175
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £313 £229
90th Percentile £500 £518 £575
South East median daily rate £375 £375 £367
% change year-on-year - +2.18% -2.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -36.99% +63.38%
South East median hourly rate £46.69 £42.50 £47.50
% change year-on-year +9.86% -10.53% +46.15%

.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 947 876 986
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.11% 21.70% 20.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 521 621
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £530
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +5.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £35.75 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -10.63% +17.65%
10th Percentile £8.00 £12.25 £12.50
90th Percentile £45.50 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +9.76% +6.49% +18.46%

.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 January 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 17 January 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 +4 89 £400 -3.03% 52
Bracknell +6 29 £425 +5.26% 16
Newbury +4 21 £350 -8.50% 7
Slough +7 11 £400 +30.61% 15
Maidenhead -12 9 £360 +2.86% 7
Windsor - 3 £375 - 4
Wokingham -7 1 £388 +6.90% 3
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, 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.

1 138 (69.00%) C#
2 93 (46.50%) SQL Server
3 79 (39.50%) ASP.NET
3 79 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 68 (34.00%) SQL
6 65 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 64 (32.00%) MVC
8 58 (29.00%) Microsoft
9 57 (28.50%) TDD
9 57 (28.50%) Windows
10 48 (24.00%) HTML
11 42 (21.00%) DevOps
12 39 (19.50%) CSS
13 34 (17.00%) AngularJS
14 31 (15.50%) REST
14 31 (15.50%) Java
14 31 (15.50%) .NET Framework
15 29 (14.50%) IIS
16 28 (14.00%) Scrum
17 26 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 26 (13.00%) HTML5
17 26 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
18 25 (12.50%) Microservices
18 25 (12.50%) Linux
19 24 (12.00%) Visual Studio
19 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
19 24 (12.00%) .NET Core
20 23 (11.50%) BDD
21 22 (11.00%) Unix

.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 29 (14.50%) IIS
2 9 (4.50%) Confluence
3 7 (3.50%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.00%) BizTalk Server
5 5 (2.50%) Apache
6 4 (2.00%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.50%) CMS
7 3 (1.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.50%) Tomcat
8 2 (1.00%) SAS
8 2 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.00%) WordPress
9 1 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 2 (1.00%) Pipeline Pilot
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.00%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.50%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.50%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 65 (32.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (5.00%) IaaS
3 10 (5.00%) PaaS
4 6 (3.00%) Dynamics 365
5 4 (2.00%) GitHub
5 4 (2.00%) SaaS
6 2 (1.00%) Office 365
7 1 (0.50%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.50%) Data Lake Analytics
7 1 (0.50%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.50%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.50%) Firewall
1 9 (4.50%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.00%) Internet
2 8 (4.00%) SMTP
3 3 (1.50%) Intranet
4 2 (1.00%) DNS
4 2 (1.00%) Network Security
4 2 (1.00%) Skype
5 1 (0.50%) FTP
5 1 (0.50%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 93 (46.50%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.50%) NoSQL
3 17 (8.50%) MySQL
4 11 (5.50%) Relational Database
5 9 (4.50%) Apache Cassandra
6 8 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 5 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (2.00%) Datazen
10 4 (2.00%) Oracle Reports
10 4 (2.00%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.50%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.50%) Power BI
11 3 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
12 2 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (1.00%) KNIME
12 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 26 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (12.00%) Visual Studio
3 21 (10.50%) Git (software)
4 18 (9.00%) TeamCity
5 14 (7.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (5.00%) Jenkins
7 9 (4.50%) Eclipse
7 9 (4.50%) JIRA
7 9 (4.50%) Maven
7 9 (4.50%) NuGet
8 7 (3.50%) gulp
9 5 (2.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.00%) Bitbucket
10 4 (2.00%) HP UFT
11 3 (1.50%) Selenium
12 2 (1.00%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.00%) Grunt
12 2 (1.00%) MSBuild
12 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
13 1 (0.50%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 17 (8.50%) Finance
2 11 (5.50%) Banking
3 5 (2.50%) Marketing
3 5 (2.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.50%) Advertising
5 2 (1.00%) Legal
5 2 (1.00%) Retail
6 1 (0.50%) Back Office
6 1 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 144 (72.00%) Developer
2 58 (29.00%) .NET Developer
3 27 (13.50%) Senior Developer
4 23 (11.50%) Software Developer
5 20 (10.00%) C# Developer
6 19 (9.50%) DevOps Engineer
7 16 (8.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 12 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
9 11 (5.50%) Senior Software Developer
9 11 (5.50%) SQL Developer
10 10 (5.00%) Consultant
10 10 (5.00%) Full Stack Developer
10 10 (5.00%) Java Developer
10 10 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 9 (4.50%) JavaScript Developer
12 7 (3.50%) Analyst
12 7 (3.50%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.50%) AWS Engineer
12 7 (3.50%) Senior DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.50%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 79 (39.50%) ASP.NET
2 48 (24.00%) HTML
3 39 (19.50%) CSS
4 34 (17.00%) AngularJS
5 31 (15.50%) .NET Framework
5 31 (15.50%) REST
6 26 (13.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (13.00%) HTML5
7 24 (12.00%) .NET Core
7 24 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (10.50%) jQuery
9 19 (9.50%) CSS3
10 18 (9.00%) XML
11 16 (8.00%) Entity Framework
12 15 (7.50%) Web Services
13 14 (7.00%) React
13 14 (7.00%) WCF
14 10 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (4.50%) Hibernate
15 9 (4.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.50%) Computer Science
3 11 (5.50%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.50%) User Experience
5 6 (3.00%) Life Science
6 5 (2.50%) Fintech
7 3 (1.50%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.50%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.50%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.50%) PKI
8 2 (1.00%) Driving Licence
8 2 (1.00%) Graphic Design
8 2 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.00%) Wiki
9 1 (0.50%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
9 1 (0.50%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 57 (28.50%) Windows
2 25 (12.50%) Linux
3 22 (11.00%) Unix
4 10 (5.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (1.50%) Android
5 3 (1.50%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.50%) HPUX
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (39.50%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (32.00%) MVC
3 57 (28.50%) TDD
4 42 (21.00%) DevOps
5 28 (14.00%) Scrum
6 25 (12.50%) Microservices
7 23 (11.50%) BDD
8 20 (10.00%) SDLC
9 15 (7.50%) Software Engineering
10 14 (7.00%) Data Modelling
11 13 (6.50%) Continuous Integration
11 13 (6.50%) Mentoring
11 13 (6.50%) Web Development
12 12 (6.00%) CRM
12 12 (6.00%) Multithreading
12 12 (6.00%) SOLID
12 12 (6.00%) Test Automation
13 11 (5.50%) Project Management
14 10 (5.00%) Waterfall
15 9 (4.50%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 138 (69.00%) C#
2 75 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 68 (34.00%) SQL
4 31 (15.50%) Java
5 19 (9.50%) C++
6 15 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 15 (7.50%) VB.NET
7 13 (6.50%) PHP
8 9 (4.50%) CQL
9 7 (3.50%) TypeScript
10 6 (3.00%) PowerShell
11 5 (2.50%) XPath
12 4 (2.00%) VB
13 3 (1.50%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.50%) C
13 3 (1.50%) FoxPro (VFP)
13 3 (1.50%) PL/SQL
13 3 (1.50%) VB6
14 2 (1.00%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.00%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (7.50%) Degree
2 11 (5.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 9 (4.50%) Security Cleared
4 7 (3.50%) SC Cleared
5 3 (1.50%) OSCP
6 2 (1.00%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.50%) GPEN
7 1 (0.50%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (6.50%) QA
2 8 (4.00%) ISO 9001
2 8 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.50%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.50%) EMIR
3 1 (0.50%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (4.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.50%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (1.00%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.50%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.50%) Opsview
2 7 (3.50%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (2.00%) Puppet
3 4 (2.00%) SCOM
3 4 (2.00%) WSUS
4 2 (1.00%) Ansible
5 1 (0.50%) Grafana
5 1 (0.50%) Graphite
5 1 (0.50%) Graylog
5 1 (0.50%) Icinga
Vendors
1 58 (29.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (10.00%) Oracle
3 12 (6.00%) Sitecore
4 10 (5.00%) VMware
5 6 (3.00%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.00%) SAP
6 5 (2.50%) Xamarin
7 4 (2.00%) HP
7 4 (2.00%) Sybase
8 3 (1.50%) Capita
8 3 (1.50%) Cisco
9 2 (1.00%) Omniture
9 2 (1.00%) Optimizely
9 2 (1.00%) Tableau
9 2 (1.00%) WSO2
10 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.50%) Ensighten
10 1 (0.50%) FIS
10 1 (0.50%) Google
10 1 (0.50%) IBM