Period
to 18 June 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 June 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 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 37 35 27
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 183 162 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.75% 4.44% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.02% 22.59% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 106 180
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £275 £325
90th Percentile £507 £538 £515
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +511.11% -76.92%
South East median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% +6.90%

.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 962 717 961
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 24.99% 19.67% 19.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 562 419 584
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £300 £291 £275
90th Percentile £551 £544 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £403 £400
% change year-on-year +5.59% +0.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 14 28
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.67% +20.00% -61.54%
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50% +14.29%

.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 June 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 June 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 0 99 £388 -6.06% 44
Newbury -6 21 £338 +3.85% 7
Bracknell +6 14 £338 -25.41% 13
Maidenhead -12 7 £360 +10.77% 11
Slough -9 5 £464 +48.40% 20
Windsor -1 1 £300 -36.84% 2
Wokingham -7 1 £350 +7.69% 2
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 18 June 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.

1 118 (64.48%) C#
2 85 (46.45%) ASP.NET
3 76 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 76 (41.53%) MVC
4 75 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (32.24%) SQL Server
6 56 (30.60%) HTML
7 55 (30.05%) SQL
8 46 (25.14%) CSS
9 44 (24.04%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (22.40%) Microsoft Azure
10 41 (22.40%) Microsoft
11 34 (18.58%) Microservices
12 32 (17.49%) jQuery
13 31 (16.94%) AngularJS
14 29 (15.85%) Git (software)
14 29 (15.85%) Visual Studio
15 28 (15.30%) DevOps
15 28 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
16 27 (14.75%) .NET Framework
17 26 (14.21%) TDD
17 26 (14.21%) Windows
18 25 (13.66%) HTML5
18 25 (13.66%) .NET Core
19 24 (13.11%) CSS3
19 24 (13.11%) Java
20 23 (12.57%) React
21 21 (11.48%) Node.js
22 17 (9.29%) SC Cleared
22 17 (9.29%) Security Cleared

.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 15 (8.20%) IIS
2 13 (7.10%) SharePoint
3 12 (6.56%) CMS
4 8 (4.37%) Confluence
5 7 (3.83%) WordPress
6 5 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.64%) Apache
7 3 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.64%) FileNet
7 3 (1.64%) MS Exchange
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.09%) Apache Spark
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Domino
8 2 (1.09%) IBM Notes
8 2 (1.09%) SAS
8 2 (1.09%) Skype for Business
9 1 (0.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.55%) Liferay
9 1 (0.55%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 5 (2.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.09%) Pipeline Pilot
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 9 (4.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.64%) WebTrends
3 2 (1.09%) Sage 200
3 2 (1.09%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.55%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.40%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.20%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (4.37%) NuGet
4 7 (3.83%) IaaS
4 7 (3.83%) PaaS
5 6 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (1.64%) Office 365
7 1 (0.55%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (5.46%) Firewall
2 8 (4.37%) TCP/IP
3 7 (3.83%) HTTP
3 7 (3.83%) Internet
3 7 (3.83%) SMTP
4 3 (1.64%) DNS
5 2 (1.09%) Bluetooth
5 2 (1.09%) PBX
5 2 (1.09%) PSTN
5 2 (1.09%) Skype
5 2 (1.09%) VoIP
6 1 (0.55%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (32.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.01%) NoSQL
3 10 (5.46%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (3.83%) Power BI
4 7 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.73%) Relational Database
6 5 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (2.19%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (1.64%) MS Access
8 3 (1.64%) Redis
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.09%) KNIME
9 2 (1.09%) MySQL
9 2 (1.09%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 29 (15.85%) Git (software)
1 29 (15.85%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.29%) gulp
2 17 (9.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (8.74%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (5.46%) Bitbucket
5 9 (4.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (4.92%) JIRA
5 9 (4.92%) TeamCity
6 8 (4.37%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.37%) Maven
7 5 (2.73%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.73%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 4 (2.19%) JMeter
8 4 (2.19%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.09%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.09%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.09%) Selenium
9 2 (1.09%) Subversion
9 2 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (5.46%) Finance
2 9 (4.92%) Banking
3 5 (2.73%) Retail
4 4 (2.19%) Marketing
5 3 (1.64%) Advertising
5 3 (1.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) French Language
Job Titles
1 136 (74.32%) Developer
2 52 (28.42%) .NET Developer
3 26 (14.21%) C# Developer
4 18 (9.84%) C# .NET Developer
4 18 (9.84%) Senior Developer
5 17 (9.29%) React Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 13 (7.10%) JavaScript Developer
7 13 (7.10%) Xamarin Developer
8 12 (6.56%) Software Developer
9 10 (5.46%) Java Developer
9 10 (5.46%) Senior Software Developer
10 9 (4.92%) Angular Developer
11 8 (4.37%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.37%) Project Manager
12 7 (3.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 7 (3.83%) Digital Project Manager
12 7 (3.83%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (46.45%) ASP.NET
2 56 (30.60%) HTML
3 46 (25.14%) CSS
4 44 (24.04%) ASP.NET Web API
5 32 (17.49%) jQuery
6 31 (16.94%) AngularJS
7 28 (15.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 27 (14.75%) .NET Framework
9 25 (13.66%) .NET Core
9 25 (13.66%) HTML5
10 24 (13.11%) CSS3
11 23 (12.57%) React
12 21 (11.48%) Node.js
13 17 (9.29%) REST
14 13 (7.10%) Angular 2
14 13 (7.10%) Redux
14 13 (7.10%) Web Services
15 12 (6.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 12 (6.56%) XML
16 11 (6.01%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.29%) Mobile App
2 14 (7.65%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.37%) Computer Science
4 7 (3.83%) User Experience
5 6 (3.28%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (3.28%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.28%) iPad
5 6 (3.28%) Public Cloud
6 4 (2.19%) Wiki
7 3 (1.64%) Clustering
7 3 (1.64%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.64%) NHS
7 3 (1.64%) N-Tier
8 2 (1.09%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.09%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.55%) Fintech
9 1 (0.55%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.55%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 26 (14.21%) Windows
2 15 (8.20%) Linux
3 13 (7.10%) Android
4 7 (3.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.55%) Unix
6 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (41.53%) MVC
2 75 (40.98%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (18.58%) Microservices
4 28 (15.30%) DevOps
5 26 (14.21%) TDD
6 16 (8.74%) CRM
7 15 (8.20%) Multithreading
7 15 (8.20%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (7.65%) Web Development
9 12 (6.56%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (6.56%) Front End Development
10 11 (6.01%) Mobile Development
10 11 (6.01%) Project Management
11 10 (5.46%) SDLC
12 9 (4.92%) Android Development
12 9 (4.92%) Change Control
12 9 (4.92%) SOLID
13 8 (4.37%) Content Management
13 8 (4.37%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.37%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 118 (64.48%) C#
2 76 (41.53%) JavaScript
3 55 (30.05%) SQL
4 24 (13.11%) Java
5 15 (8.20%) TypeScript
6 13 (7.10%) C++
7 8 (4.37%) CQL
8 6 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.19%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.19%) PHP
9 4 (2.19%) VB
9 4 (2.19%) VBA
10 3 (1.64%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.64%) Python
10 3 (1.64%) T-SQL
10 3 (1.64%) VB.NET
11 2 (1.09%) Apex Code
11 2 (1.09%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.09%) R
11 2 (1.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (9.29%) SC Cleared
1 17 (9.29%) Security Cleared
2 6 (3.28%) Degree
3 4 (2.19%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.64%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.64%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.55%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.37%) ISO 9001
1 8 (4.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (1.64%) GDPR
2 3 (1.64%) PMO
3 2 (1.09%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.55%) EMIR
4 1 (0.55%) QA
System Software
1 8 (4.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (1.64%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (4.37%) Opsview
2 7 (3.83%) HP ALM
3 3 (1.64%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.64%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.55%) Ansible
4 1 (0.55%) Grafana
4 1 (0.55%) Graphite
4 1 (0.55%) Graylog
4 1 (0.55%) Icinga
4 1 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 41 (22.40%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.10%) Capita
2 13 (7.10%) Sitecore
2 13 (7.10%) Xamarin
3 11 (6.01%) Oracle
4 10 (5.46%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (4.92%) HP
5 9 (4.92%) VMware
6 6 (3.28%) Google
7 5 (2.73%) Serena
8 4 (2.19%) AppDynamics
8 4 (2.19%) Dynatrace
8 4 (2.19%) IBM
8 4 (2.19%) SAP
8 4 (2.19%) SOASTA, Inc
9 3 (1.64%) Omniture
9 3 (1.64%) Optimizely
10 2 (1.09%) Citrix
10 2 (1.09%) Lotus
10 2 (1.09%) Sage