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 3 months to 24 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 24 37
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13  
Contract jobs citing .NET 78 139 101
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.31% 5.90% 4.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.47% 27.74% 21.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 89 70
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +511.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.NET 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 381 501 478
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 21.04% 21.26% 19.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 302 300
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 20 4
Median hourly rate £15.00 £16.06 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.57% -46.48%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.20 £9.35 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.00 £33.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 -8 39 £425 +6.25% 19
Newbury +8 6 £300 -11.43% 3
Maidenhead +3 5 £356 +50.00% 4
Slough -3 4 £338 -25.00% 5
Bracknell - 3 £405 - 7
Windsor - 3 £475 -
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 90 (57.69%) C#
2 70 (44.87%) SQL Server
3 59 (37.82%) Microsoft
4 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (31.41%) SQL
5 49 (31.41%) JavaScript
6 44 (28.21%) ASP.NET
7 39 (25.00%) Web Services
8 36 (23.08%) MVC
8 36 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 33 (21.15%) Java
10 32 (20.51%) CRM
11 26 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
11 26 (16.67%) HTML
11 26 (16.67%) Visual Studio
12 23 (14.74%) CSS
13 22 (14.10%) Scrum
13 22 (14.10%) .NET Framework
13 22 (14.10%) SharePoint
13 22 (14.10%) Windows
13 22 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
14 21 (13.46%) Linux
14 21 (13.46%) WCF
15 18 (11.54%) XML
15 18 (11.54%) Git (software)
15 18 (11.54%) SDLC
16 17 (10.90%) RESTful
16 17 (10.90%) Finance
17 15 (9.62%) Web Development
18 13 (8.33%) 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 22 (14.10%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.77%) IIS
3 8 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (4.49%) CMS
5 4 (2.56%) nginx
5 4 (2.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.92%) Tomcat
7 2 (1.28%) Apache
7 2 (1.28%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.28%) Jetty
7 2 (1.28%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.28%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.64%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.64%) Kentico
8 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.64%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (3.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (2.56%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 26 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.28%) Pega PRPC
3 2 (1.28%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (1.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle CRM
4 1 (0.64%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 36 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (4.49%) IaaS
3 7 (4.49%) PaaS
3 7 (4.49%) SaaS
4 4 (2.56%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.92%) Office 365
5 3 (1.92%) Oracle Service Cloud
6 2 (1.28%) GitHub
6 2 (1.28%) Oracle CX
7 1 (0.64%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.21%) DNS
2 4 (2.56%) Firewall
2 4 (2.56%) Internet
3 2 (1.28%) Extranet
3 2 (1.28%) HTTP
3 2 (1.28%) LDAP
3 2 (1.28%) Skype
4 1 (0.64%) 3G
4 1 (0.64%) 4G
4 1 (0.64%) BGP
4 1 (0.64%) Intranet
4 1 (0.64%) MPLS
4 1 (0.64%) OSPF
4 1 (0.64%) PBX
4 1 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (0.64%) SNMP
4 1 (0.64%) SSL
4 1 (0.64%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.64%) Telnet
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (44.87%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (2.56%) Oracle Database
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
7 2 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.28%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.28%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.64%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.64%) MS Access
8 1 (0.64%) MySQL
8 1 (0.64%) OLAP
8 1 (0.64%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 26 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 22 (14.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 10 (6.41%) Subversion
5 8 (5.13%) Jenkins
6 7 (4.49%) Ant
6 7 (4.49%) Maven
6 7 (4.49%) MSBuild
7 6 (3.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 3 (1.92%) JMeter
8 3 (1.92%) LoadRunner
8 3 (1.92%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.92%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.28%) Fiddler
9 2 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.28%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.28%) Selenium
9 2 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.64%) Moq
General
1 17 (10.90%) Finance
2 6 (3.85%) Retail
3 5 (3.21%) Advertising
3 5 (3.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.28%) Electronics
4 2 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (0.64%) Billing
5 1 (0.64%) Legal
5 1 (0.64%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 105 (67.31%) Developer
2 63 (40.38%) .NET Developer
3 29 (18.59%) C# Developer
4 25 (16.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (14.74%) SQL Developer
6 13 (8.33%) Integration Developer
7 12 (7.69%) Architect
7 12 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (7.05%) Azure Developer
9 10 (6.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 8 (5.13%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 8 (5.13%) Software Developer
10 8 (5.13%) SQL Server Developer
11 7 (4.49%) Build and Release Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Build Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) DevOps Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Java Engineer
11 7 (4.49%) Release Engineer
12 6 (3.85%) Lead Developer
12 6 (3.85%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (28.21%) ASP.NET
2 39 (25.00%) Web Services
3 26 (16.67%) HTML
4 23 (14.74%) CSS
5 22 (14.10%) .NET Framework
6 21 (13.46%) WCF
7 18 (11.54%) XML
8 17 (10.90%) RESTful
9 13 (8.33%) AngularJS
9 13 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 12 (7.69%) jQuery
11 11 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 11 (7.05%) REST
11 11 (7.05%) SOAP
12 8 (5.13%) HTML5
13 7 (4.49%) CSS3
13 7 (4.49%) J2EE
13 7 (4.49%) JSON
14 6 (3.85%) Ajax
14 6 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (2.56%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (2.56%) Management Information System
1 4 (2.56%) N-Tier
2 3 (1.92%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.92%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.28%) Client/Server
3 2 (1.28%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.28%) iPad
3 2 (1.28%) Life Science
4 1 (0.64%) User Experience
4 1 (0.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.10%) Windows
2 21 (13.46%) Linux
3 9 (5.77%) Windows Server
4 6 (3.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (3.21%) Debian
5 5 (3.21%) Unix
6 4 (2.56%) CentOS
7 2 (1.28%) Android
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.26%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (23.08%) MVC
3 32 (20.51%) CRM
4 22 (14.10%) Scrum
5 18 (11.54%) SDLC
6 15 (9.62%) Web Development
7 12 (7.69%) TDD
8 11 (7.05%) Waterfall
9 9 (5.77%) ERP
9 9 (5.77%) Integration Testing
9 9 (5.77%) Test Automation
9 9 (5.77%) Use Case
10 8 (5.13%) DevOps
10 8 (5.13%) ITIL
10 8 (5.13%) SOA
11 7 (4.49%) ETL
12 6 (3.85%) BDD
12 6 (3.85%) Performance Testing
12 6 (3.85%) Project Management
12 6 (3.85%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 90 (57.69%) C#
2 49 (31.41%) JavaScript
2 49 (31.41%) SQL
3 33 (21.15%) Java
4 11 (7.05%) PowerShell
4 11 (7.05%) VB.NET
5 10 (6.41%) Python
5 10 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.13%) Bash Shell
6 8 (5.13%) C
7 5 (3.21%) C++
7 5 (3.21%) PHP
8 4 (2.56%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.56%) VB
9 3 (1.92%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.28%) X++
11 1 (0.64%) Ruby
11 1 (0.64%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.64%) VBA
11 1 (0.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (7.05%) Degree
1 11 (7.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (3.21%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.56%) HNC
4 3 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (1.28%) CISA
5 2 (1.28%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) ISEB
5 2 (1.28%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.64%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.64%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Puppet
2 1 (0.64%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.64%) Netcool
2 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.64%) Terraform
2 1 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 59 (37.82%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.33%) HP
2 13 (8.33%) Oracle
3 8 (5.13%) Sitecore
4 7 (4.49%) ServiceNow
5 6 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
5 6 (3.85%) Serena
6 5 (3.21%) Apigee
6 5 (3.21%) Remedy
7 4 (2.56%) Xamarin
8 2 (1.28%) BMC
8 2 (1.28%) CA
8 2 (1.28%) Citrix
8 2 (1.28%) Dynatrace
8 2 (1.28%) Google
8 2 (1.28%) IBM
8 2 (1.28%) Pega
8 2 (1.28%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.28%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.28%) Twitter
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