Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 26 38 31
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 237 175 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.73% 4.45% 4.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.74% 18.96% 25.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 108 129
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £363 £300 £275
90th Percentile £550 £504 £518
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 3
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 - £55.00
10th Percentile £39.09 - £45.70
90th Percentile £48.00 - £57.50
South East median hourly rate £48.00 £46.00 £44.75
% change year-on-year +4.35% +2.79% +11.88%

.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 958 923 743
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 23.16% 23.48% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 542 436
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £328 £300 £293
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
% change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 19 15
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £8.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +462.50% -46.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £21.80 £8.00 £13.20
90th Percentile £47.94 £50.50 £54.50
South East median hourly rate £47.85 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.27% +1.18% +6.25%

.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 24 May 2019.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Berkshire over the 6 months to 24 May 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 24 May 2019. 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 +16 138 £475 +22.58% 29
Maidenhead +13 16 £376 +4.51% 6
Slough +5 14 £408 +1.88% 10
Bracknell -12 12 £369 - 15
Newbury -6 7 £400 +18.52% 9
Windsor - 6 £425 -
Wokingham -3 2 £413 +17.86% 7
Ascot - 2 £400 -
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 174 (73.42%) C#
2 108 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (43.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 97 (40.93%) JavaScript
5 96 (40.51%) SQL Server
6 83 (35.02%) ASP.NET
6 83 (35.02%) MVC
7 69 (29.11%) DevOps
8 64 (27.00%) CSS
9 61 (25.74%) TDD
10 59 (24.89%) .NET Core
10 59 (24.89%) ASP.NET Web API
11 57 (24.05%) HTML
12 50 (21.10%) SQL
13 48 (20.25%) Git (software)
14 44 (18.57%) Microsoft
15 43 (18.14%) OO
15 43 (18.14%) .NET Framework
16 41 (17.30%) AngularJS
17 39 (16.46%) SC Cleared
17 39 (16.46%) Security Cleared
18 37 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
19 36 (15.19%) Visual Studio Team System
19 36 (15.19%) Java
20 33 (13.92%) BDD
21 31 (13.08%) Docker
22 29 (12.24%) Microservices
22 29 (12.24%) Windows
22 29 (12.24%) OOP
23 28 (11.81%) jQuery

.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 24 (10.13%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.11%) WebSphere
3 4 (1.69%) IIS
3 4 (1.69%) OpenStack
4 3 (1.27%) ArcGIS
4 3 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (0.84%) CMS
5 2 (0.84%) Confluence
6 1 (0.42%) JBoss
6 1 (0.42%) SAS
6 1 (0.42%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.42%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.42%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (2.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (5.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.84%) Magento
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.42%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 103 (43.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.91%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (5.91%) SaaS
3 11 (4.64%) PaaS
4 8 (3.38%) Office 365
5 5 (2.11%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.11%) Serverless
6 4 (1.69%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 4 (1.69%) AWS CloudTrail
6 4 (1.69%) GitHub
6 4 (1.69%) IaaS
6 4 (1.69%) OpenShift
7 3 (1.27%) Azure Functions
7 3 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (1.27%) PowerApps
8 2 (0.84%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.84%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.84%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.84%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.95%) Network Security
2 4 (1.69%) Internet
3 1 (0.42%) DNS
3 1 (0.42%) Firewall
3 1 (0.42%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.42%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.42%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (40.51%) SQL Server
2 16 (6.75%) Cosmos DB
3 13 (5.49%) Azure SQL Database
4 10 (4.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 9 (3.80%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (3.38%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.11%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.69%) GIS
8 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.84%) Apache Ignite
10 2 (0.84%) Geospatial Data
10 2 (0.84%) Power BI
10 2 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.84%) SSDT
11 1 (0.42%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 48 (20.25%) Git (software)
2 36 (15.19%) Visual Studio Team System
3 22 (9.28%) Visual Studio
4 16 (6.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (5.91%) JIRA
6 12 (5.06%) Jenkins
7 10 (4.22%) Selenium
8 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 6 (2.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.69%) MSTest
10 4 (1.69%) SpecFlow
10 4 (1.69%) Subversion
11 3 (1.27%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.27%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.27%) NUnit
11 3 (1.27%) Oracle APEX
11 3 (1.27%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.84%) Appium
12 2 (0.84%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.84%) tSQLt
General
1 16 (6.75%) Finance
2 7 (2.95%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.53%) Marketing
4 4 (1.69%) Banking
4 4 (1.69%) Legal
5 3 (1.27%) Automotive
5 3 (1.27%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.27%) Retail
6 2 (0.84%) Electronics
6 2 (0.84%) Games
6 2 (0.84%) Military
7 1 (0.42%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 162 (68.35%) Developer
2 74 (31.22%) .NET Developer
3 45 (18.99%) Full Stack Developer
4 43 (18.14%) C# Developer
5 27 (11.39%) C# .NET Developer
6 17 (7.17%) Azure Developer
7 14 (5.91%) Consultant
8 11 (4.64%) Project Manager
8 11 (4.64%) SQL Developer
9 10 (4.22%) Applications Developer
9 10 (4.22%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 10 (4.22%) Senior Developer
10 9 (3.80%) Architect
10 9 (3.80%) JavaScript Developer
11 8 (3.38%) Applications Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Applications Project Manager
11 8 (3.38%) Software Engineer
12 7 (2.95%) ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (2.95%) Software Developer
12 7 (2.95%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (35.02%) ASP.NET
2 64 (27.00%) CSS
3 59 (24.89%) .NET Core
3 59 (24.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 57 (24.05%) HTML
5 43 (18.14%) .NET Framework
6 41 (17.30%) AngularJS
7 37 (15.61%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (11.81%) jQuery
9 27 (11.39%) Node.js
10 23 (9.70%) Entity Framework
11 22 (9.28%) SOAP
12 21 (8.86%) REST
13 18 (7.59%) WCF
14 17 (7.17%) CSS3
14 17 (7.17%) HTML5
15 15 (6.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 15 (6.33%) Web Services
16 12 (5.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (4.22%) React
Miscellaneous
1 10 (4.22%) Enterprise Software
2 8 (3.38%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.95%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.53%) Public Cloud
5 4 (1.69%) iPad
5 4 (1.69%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.69%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.69%) User Experience
5 4 (1.69%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.27%) Cloud Native
6 3 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 3 (1.27%) Data Protection Act
6 3 (1.27%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.84%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.84%) Life Science
8 1 (0.42%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.42%) Fintech
8 1 (0.42%) iSeries
8 1 (0.42%) Robotics
8 1 (0.42%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 29 (12.24%) Windows
2 21 (8.86%) Linux
3 13 (5.49%) Windows 10
4 12 (5.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (2.11%) Android
5 5 (2.11%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (0.84%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.42%) Unix
8 1 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (35.02%) MVC
3 69 (29.11%) DevOps
4 61 (25.74%) TDD
5 43 (18.14%) OO
6 33 (13.92%) BDD
7 29 (12.24%) Microservices
7 29 (12.24%) OOP
8 26 (10.97%) Test Automation
9 24 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (10.13%) Scrum
10 21 (8.86%) Unit Testing
11 20 (8.44%) Software Engineering
12 17 (7.17%) CRM
12 17 (7.17%) SOLID
13 15 (6.33%) Migration
14 13 (5.49%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.49%) Responsive Web Design
14 13 (5.49%) Web Design
15 12 (5.06%) Acceptance Criteria
Programming Languages
1 174 (73.42%) C#
2 97 (40.93%) JavaScript
3 50 (21.10%) SQL
4 36 (15.19%) Java
5 19 (8.02%) T-SQL
6 17 (7.17%) TypeScript
7 12 (5.06%) VB.NET
8 10 (4.22%) PHP
9 9 (3.80%) PowerShell
9 9 (3.80%) Ruby
10 8 (3.38%) C++
10 8 (3.38%) F#
11 7 (2.95%) Python
11 7 (2.95%) VB
12 5 (2.11%) C
13 4 (1.69%) Perl
13 4 (1.69%) VBA
14 3 (1.27%) Objective-C
14 3 (1.27%) PL/SQL
14 3 (1.27%) XAML
Qualifications
1 39 (16.46%) SC Cleared
1 39 (16.46%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.27%) Degree
3 2 (0.84%) DV Cleared
3 2 (0.84%) PhD
3 2 (0.84%) TOGAF Certification
4 1 (0.42%) ISEB
4 1 (0.42%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.69%) QA
2 1 (0.42%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (13.08%) Docker
2 14 (5.91%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (8.86%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.53%) MIIS
3 5 (2.11%) Ansible
4 4 (1.69%) HP ALM
4 4 (1.69%) Red Hat Satellite
5 1 (0.42%) CA Service Virtualization
5 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (0.42%) Terraform
Vendors
1 44 (18.57%) Microsoft
2 27 (11.39%) Oracle
3 6 (2.53%) IBM
3 6 (2.53%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.11%) Dynatrace
4 5 (2.11%) Remedy
4 5 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.11%) SAP
5 4 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 4 (1.69%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (1.69%) HP
5 4 (1.69%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.69%) Serena
5 4 (1.69%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.27%) Apple
6 3 (1.27%) Autodesk
6 3 (1.27%) ESRI
6 3 (1.27%) Infor
7 2 (0.84%) CA
7 2 (0.84%) Qualys