Period
to 1 June 2020

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 1 June 2020 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
1 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 29 25 40
Rank change year-on-year -4 +15 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 115 237 176
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 5.64% 5.74% 4.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.03% 24.79% 18.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 183 111
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £307 £363 £300
90th Percentile £538 £561 £513
South East median daily rate £413 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 0
Median hourly rate - £46.66 -
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £50.25 £45.50
% change year-on-year -15.42% +10.44% +1.68%

.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 359 956 942
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.62% 23.15% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 579 554
Median daily rate £440 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.22% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £315 £331 £300
90th Percentile £600 £595 £555
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 14 20
Median hourly rate £47.50 £45.32 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.82% +466.47% -46.67%
Median hourly rate £44.50 £48.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -7.29% +11.63% +0.58%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Berkshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Berkshire.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Berkshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Berkshire over the 6 months to 1 June 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Berkshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Berkshire.

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 1 June 2020. 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 -27 47 £413 -13.16% 12
Newbury +17 24 £375 -6.25% 2
Slough +18 17 £400 -5.88% 1
Bracknell +33 5 £475 +28.81% 2
Maidenhead +4 5 £500 +31.15% 2
Windsor +2 1 £275 -35.29%
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 1 June 2020, 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 77 (66.96%) C#
2 52 (45.22%) JavaScript
3 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
4 40 (34.78%) MVC
5 39 (33.91%) SQL Server
5 39 (33.91%) ASP.NET
6 35 (30.43%) Azure
7 28 (24.35%) Java
8 26 (22.61%) HTML
8 26 (22.61%) SQL
9 25 (21.74%) CSS
10 24 (20.87%) .NET Framework
11 23 (20.00%) Node.js
12 22 (19.13%) AngularJS
13 21 (18.26%) SaaS
14 19 (16.52%) Scrum
14 19 (16.52%) DevOps
15 18 (15.65%) T-SQL
16 17 (14.78%) PHP
16 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
16 17 (14.78%) BDD
16 17 (14.78%) Enterprise Software
16 17 (14.78%) .NET Core
17 16 (13.91%) AppDynamics
17 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
17 16 (13.91%) Git (software)
17 16 (13.91%) Windows
18 14 (12.17%) CRM
18 14 (12.17%) Selenium
18 14 (12.17%) Problem-Solving

.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 7 (6.09%) CMS
2 6 (5.22%) Sitecore CMS
3 5 (4.35%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.61%) IIS
5 2 (1.74%) Apache
5 2 (1.74%) Drupal
6 1 (0.87%) Confluence
6 1 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.87%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.87%) Kentico
6 1 (0.87%) SugarCRM
6 1 (0.87%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.87%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 11 (9.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.74%) Sprinklr
3 1 (0.87%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 35 (30.43%) Azure
2 21 (18.26%) SaaS
3 6 (5.22%) AWS
4 5 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (4.35%) Power Platform
5 3 (2.61%) IaaS
5 3 (2.61%) Office 365
5 3 (2.61%) PaaS
5 3 (2.61%) Power Automate
5 3 (2.61%) Serverless
6 2 (1.74%) Google Analytics
6 2 (1.74%) Logic Apps
6 2 (1.74%) PowerApps
7 1 (0.87%) Adobe Analytics
7 1 (0.87%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.87%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.87%) GCP
7 1 (0.87%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.35%) DNS
2 4 (3.48%) IPv6
3 3 (2.61%) Skype
4 1 (0.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (33.91%) SQL Server
2 5 (4.35%) MongoDB
3 4 (3.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.61%) Power BI
4 3 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.74%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.87%) Cosmos DB
6 1 (0.87%) DB2
6 1 (0.87%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.87%) Spatial Data
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2019
6 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (0.87%) UniData
Development Applications
1 16 (13.91%) Git (software)
2 14 (12.17%) Selenium
3 9 (7.83%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (6.09%) JMeter
4 7 (6.09%) Visual Studio
5 6 (5.22%) JIRA
5 6 (5.22%) Visual Studio Team System
6 5 (4.35%) Cucumber
7 4 (3.48%) NUnit
8 3 (2.61%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.87%) Bitbucket
9 1 (0.87%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.87%) Mocha
9 1 (0.87%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 11 (9.57%) Telecoms
2 4 (3.48%) Finance
3 2 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (1.74%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.87%) Banking
4 1 (0.87%) Legal
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.87%) Marketing
4 1 (0.87%) Retail
Job Titles
1 76 (66.09%) Developer
2 48 (41.74%) .NET Developer
3 11 (9.57%) C# Developer
4 8 (6.96%) Azure Developer
4 8 (6.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (6.09%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (6.09%) Consultant
5 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
5 7 (6.09%) Tester
6 6 (5.22%) Architect
6 6 (5.22%) Automation Tester
6 6 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
6 6 (5.22%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Lead Developer
7 5 (4.35%) React Developer
7 5 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (3.48%) Performance Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) QA Engineer
8 4 (3.48%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (33.91%) ASP.NET
2 26 (22.61%) HTML
3 25 (21.74%) CSS
4 24 (20.87%) .NET Framework
5 23 (20.00%) Node.js
6 22 (19.13%) AngularJS
7 17 (14.78%) .NET Core
8 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (11.30%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (11.30%) Web Services
9 12 (10.43%) HTML5
10 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET Core
11 10 (8.70%) jQuery
12 9 (7.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (6.09%) React
13 7 (6.09%) Vue.js
14 6 (5.22%) Entity Framework
14 6 (5.22%) RESTful
15 5 (4.35%) CSS3
16 4 (3.48%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.78%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.35%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.48%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.61%) Blog
5 3 (2.61%) Life Science
5 3 (2.61%) Public Cloud
6 2 (1.74%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.74%) User Experience
7 1 (0.87%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.87%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.87%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.87%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.87%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.87%) Social Media
7 1 (0.87%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (13.91%) Windows
2 5 (4.35%) Linux
3 3 (2.61%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.74%) Android
4 2 (1.74%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.87%) Unix
5 1 (0.87%) VMS
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.87%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (37.39%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (34.78%) MVC
3 19 (16.52%) DevOps
3 19 (16.52%) Scrum
4 17 (14.78%) BDD
5 16 (13.91%) Test Automation
6 14 (12.17%) CRM
6 14 (12.17%) Problem-Solving
7 13 (11.30%) TDD
8 11 (9.57%) Load Testing
8 11 (9.57%) Software Engineering
9 10 (8.70%) Kanban
9 10 (8.70%) Microservices
9 10 (8.70%) Migration
10 8 (6.96%) E-Commerce
10 8 (6.96%) SDLC
10 8 (6.96%) Test Scripting
11 7 (6.09%) Responsive Web Design
11 7 (6.09%) Waterfall
11 7 (6.09%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 77 (66.96%) C#
2 52 (45.22%) JavaScript
3 28 (24.35%) Java
4 26 (22.61%) SQL
5 18 (15.65%) T-SQL
6 17 (14.78%) PHP
7 9 (7.83%) TypeScript
8 7 (6.09%) PowerShell
8 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.61%) Python
10 2 (1.74%) C
10 2 (1.74%) ES6
11 1 (0.87%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.87%) C++
11 1 (0.87%) F#
11 1 (0.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.87%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (6.96%) ISTQB
2 7 (6.09%) SC Cleared
2 7 (6.09%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.48%) Degree
3 4 (3.48%) ISEB
4 3 (2.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.74%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.87%) CEH
6 1 (0.87%) CISA
6 1 (0.87%) CISM
6 1 (0.87%) CISSP
6 1 (0.87%) CRISC
6 1 (0.87%) ISSAP
6 1 (0.87%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.87%) MCITP
6 1 (0.87%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.09%) QA
2 2 (1.74%) SLA
3 1 (0.87%) COBIT
3 1 (0.87%) COSO
3 1 (0.87%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.87%) NIST
System Software
1 7 (6.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.35%) HP ALM
1 5 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.87%) Ansible
2 1 (0.87%) MIIS
2 1 (0.87%) TeamSite
2 1 (0.87%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (14.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (13.91%) AppDynamics
3 6 (5.22%) Sitecore
4 5 (4.35%) HP
5 4 (3.48%) CheckPoint
5 4 (3.48%) Google
6 3 (2.61%) Oracle
7 2 (1.74%) Agnitio
8 1 (0.87%) Adobe
8 1 (0.87%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.87%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (0.87%) CrowdStrike
8 1 (0.87%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.87%) Fortinet
8 1 (0.87%) hybris
8 1 (0.87%) Qualys
8 1 (0.87%) Remedy
8 1 (0.87%) Splunk
8 1 (0.87%) Symantec
8 1 (0.87%) Trend Micro