Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 26 40 35
Rank change year-on-year +14 -5 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 244 171 220
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 6.21% 4.26% 4.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.55% 20.00% 21.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 184 127 147
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £319 £298 £313
90th Percentile £600 £508 £491
South East median daily rate £413 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £22.00
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 1,036 855 1,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 26.35% 21.30% 22.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 638 514 608
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.56%
10th Percentile £310 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 15 33
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.24% +164.00% -65.03%
10th Percentile £8.00 £10.75 £12.25
90th Percentile £44.90 £45.40 £41.50
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +10.81%

.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 16 October 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 16 October 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 +11 133 £425 +6.25% 63
Newbury +8 25 £350 +9.38% 12
Slough +5 22 £423 +16.55% 8
Maidenhead +6 11 £475 +52.00% 14
Bracknell -9 11 £375 -10.98% 28
Wokingham - 2 £355 - 6
Windsor -2 1 £300 -29.41% 2
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 16 October 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.

1 175 (71.72%) C#
2 96 (39.34%) ASP.NET
3 95 (38.93%) MVC
4 77 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (31.56%) JavaScript
5 75 (30.74%) SQL Server
6 63 (25.82%) HTML
6 63 (25.82%) Microsoft Azure
7 60 (24.59%) SQL
7 60 (24.59%) Microsoft
8 56 (22.95%) CSS
9 55 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 48 (19.67%) Microservices
11 44 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 37 (15.16%) jQuery
13 36 (14.75%) .NET Framework
13 36 (14.75%) MongoDB
13 36 (14.75%) AngularJS
13 36 (14.75%) .NET Core
14 35 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
15 34 (13.93%) NoSQL
16 32 (13.11%) HTML5
17 29 (11.89%) Scrum
17 29 (11.89%) Windows
18 28 (11.48%) Visual Studio
18 28 (11.48%) OO
18 28 (11.48%) TDD
18 28 (11.48%) JSON
18 28 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
19 27 (11.07%) Elasticsearch

.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 27 (11.07%) Elasticsearch
2 16 (6.56%) Apache Solr
3 14 (5.74%) IIS
3 14 (5.74%) Umbraco
4 13 (5.33%) CMS
5 10 (4.10%) Apache Spark
6 6 (2.46%) Confluence
7 4 (1.64%) OpenStack
8 3 (1.23%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.23%) FileNet
8 3 (1.23%) MS Exchange
8 3 (1.23%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.23%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.82%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.82%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.82%) Skype for Business
9 2 (0.82%) WordPress
10 1 (0.41%) Liferay
10 1 (0.41%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 6 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.82%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.82%) Sage 200
2 2 (0.82%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 63 (25.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (14.34%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (6.97%) SaaS
4 10 (4.10%) GitHub
5 6 (2.46%) Serverless
6 5 (2.05%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (1.64%) Azure Data Factory
8 3 (1.23%) NuGet
9 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.82%) Office 365
10 1 (0.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.84%) HTTP
2 5 (2.05%) Firewall
3 4 (1.64%) SMTP
4 3 (1.23%) Internet
4 3 (1.23%) Skype
4 3 (1.23%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.82%) Network Security
5 2 (0.82%) PBX
5 2 (0.82%) PSTN
5 2 (0.82%) VoIP
6 1 (0.41%) 802.11
6 1 (0.41%) DHCP
6 1 (0.41%) DNS
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
6 1 (0.41%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (30.74%) SQL Server
2 36 (14.75%) MongoDB
3 34 (13.93%) NoSQL
4 24 (9.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 17 (6.97%) Neo4j
5 17 (6.97%) Redis
6 11 (4.51%) Big Data
7 8 (3.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.46%) Power BI
10 5 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
10 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2008
11 4 (1.64%) Data Lake
11 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
11 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (1.23%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (1.23%) Hadoop
12 3 (1.23%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 28 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
1 28 (11.48%) Visual Studio
2 23 (9.43%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (4.92%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.10%) gulp
5 8 (3.28%) JIRA
5 8 (3.28%) Selenium
6 7 (2.87%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.46%) JMeter
7 6 (2.46%) SoapUI
8 5 (2.05%) Cucumber
8 5 (2.05%) LoadRunner
8 5 (2.05%) NUnit
8 5 (2.05%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (2.05%) Subversion
9 4 (1.64%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.64%) Gatling
9 4 (1.64%) Geb
9 4 (1.64%) JUnit
10 3 (1.23%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (6.15%) Finance
2 10 (4.10%) Retail
3 9 (3.69%) Banking
4 5 (2.05%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.64%) Back Office
6 2 (0.82%) Advertising
6 2 (0.82%) Law
6 2 (0.82%) Marketing
7 1 (0.41%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.41%) Automotive
7 1 (0.41%) German Language
7 1 (0.41%) Legal
7 1 (0.41%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 167 (68.44%) Developer
2 87 (35.66%) .NET Developer
3 38 (15.57%) C# Developer
4 26 (10.66%) Architect
5 24 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 16 (6.56%) Full Stack Developer
7 15 (6.15%) Senior Developer
8 14 (5.74%) Angular Developer
8 14 (5.74%) JavaScript Developer
9 13 (5.33%) Software Engineer
10 11 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
10 11 (4.51%) Tester
11 10 (4.10%) ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (4.10%) React Developer
11 10 (4.10%) Senior .NET Developer
11 10 (4.10%) Umbraco Developer
11 10 (4.10%) Web Developer
12 8 (3.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 7 (2.87%) Lead .NET Developer
13 7 (2.87%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (39.34%) ASP.NET
2 63 (25.82%) HTML
3 56 (22.95%) CSS
4 55 (22.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 44 (18.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 37 (15.16%) jQuery
7 36 (14.75%) .NET Core
7 36 (14.75%) .NET Framework
7 36 (14.75%) AngularJS
8 32 (13.11%) HTML5
9 28 (11.48%) JSON
10 27 (11.07%) Web Services
11 23 (9.43%) Kafka
11 23 (9.43%) Node.js
11 23 (9.43%) RabbitMQ
12 21 (8.61%) CSS3
13 17 (6.97%) React
13 17 (6.97%) REST
14 16 (6.56%) Memcached
14 16 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.02%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.10%) Computer Science
2 10 (4.10%) Enterprise Software
3 9 (3.69%) User Experience
4 8 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (2.46%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.46%) N-Tier
6 5 (2.05%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.64%) iPad
7 4 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 4 (1.64%) NHS
8 3 (1.23%) Social Media
9 2 (0.82%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.82%) Data Centre
10 1 (0.41%) Driving Licence
10 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 29 (11.89%) Windows
2 9 (3.69%) Android
2 9 (3.69%) Linux
3 6 (2.46%) Apple iOS
4 4 (1.64%) Ubuntu
5 2 (0.82%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.41%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (38.93%) MVC
2 77 (31.56%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (19.67%) Microservices
4 29 (11.89%) Scrum
5 28 (11.48%) OO
5 28 (11.48%) TDD
6 23 (9.43%) Multithreading
7 21 (8.61%) Web Development
8 20 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
9 19 (7.79%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (7.38%) Open Source
10 18 (7.38%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.56%) BDD
12 15 (6.15%) SOA
12 15 (6.15%) Test Automation
13 14 (5.74%) Mentoring
14 13 (5.33%) Business Intelligence
14 13 (5.33%) CRM
14 13 (5.33%) DevOps
15 12 (4.92%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 175 (71.72%) C#
2 77 (31.56%) JavaScript
3 60 (24.59%) SQL
4 25 (10.25%) Java
5 15 (6.15%) TypeScript
6 14 (5.74%) C++
7 8 (3.28%) T-SQL
8 7 (2.87%) PowerShell
8 7 (2.87%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.46%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.64%) Groovy
10 4 (1.64%) Scala
10 4 (1.64%) VB
10 4 (1.64%) VBA
11 3 (1.23%) PHP
11 3 (1.23%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.82%) C
12 2 (0.82%) CQL
12 2 (0.82%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (3.28%) Degree
2 5 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.64%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.64%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
4 3 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.23%) ISEB
5 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.46%) QA
2 3 (1.23%) GDPR
2 3 (1.23%) PMO
3 2 (0.82%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.79%) Docker
2 4 (1.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.41%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 19 (7.79%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.82%) Opsview
Vendors
1 60 (24.59%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.38%) Oracle
3 14 (5.74%) Sitecore
4 13 (5.33%) Rackspace
5 7 (2.87%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.46%) IBM
7 5 (2.05%) AppDynamics
7 5 (2.05%) Dynatrace
7 5 (2.05%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (2.05%) SOASTA, Inc
8 4 (1.64%) Google
9 3 (1.23%) Apigee
9 3 (1.23%) HP
9 3 (1.23%) SAP
9 3 (1.23%) VMware
10 2 (0.82%) Lotus
10 2 (0.82%) Sage
10 2 (0.82%) Telerik
11 1 (0.41%) FatWire
11 1 (0.41%) OpenText