Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 37 28 34
Rank change year-on-year -9 +6 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 56 228 207
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 3.95% 5.37% 5.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.23% 23.55% 21.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 173 159
Median daily rate £400 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £275 £355 £306
90th Percentile £602 £585 £538
South East median daily rate £404 £443 £400
% change year-on-year -8.64% +10.63% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £47.69 -
South East median hourly rate - £48.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year - +37.14% -22.22%

.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 222 968 984
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.67% 22.81% 24.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 558 594
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £307 £334 £307
90th Percentile £606 £588 £538
South East median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 19 20
Median hourly rate £50.31 £47.69 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.50% +333.55% -26.67%
10th Percentile £38.13 £25.14 £8.00
90th Percentile £110.25 £73.75 £50.25
Median hourly rate £42.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -16.00% +17.65% -

.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 8 August 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 8 August 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 -28 20 £406 -14.47% 16
Slough +13 8 £325 -27.78% 4
Newbury +21 6 £385 -9.41% 2
Bracknell +32 5 £413 +6.45% 7
Maidenhead +9 3 £500 +33.33% 1
Windsor +4 1 £275 -35.29%
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 8 August 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 44 (78.57%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) Azure
3 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.14%) MVC
3 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
6 13 (23.21%) SQL
6 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.64%) Java
7 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
7 11 (19.64%) Microservices
8 10 (17.86%) DevOps
8 10 (17.86%) HTML
8 10 (17.86%) CRM
8 10 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.07%) Web Services
9 9 (16.07%) Windows
9 9 (16.07%) Node.js
9 9 (16.07%) React
9 9 (16.07%) .NET Core
10 7 (12.50%) HTML5
10 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
10 7 (12.50%) Migration
11 6 (10.71%) PHP
11 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
11 6 (10.71%) jQuery
11 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
11 6 (10.71%) BDD

.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 3 (5.36%) CMS
1 3 (5.36%) Kentico
1 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.36%) Sitecore CMS
1 3 (5.36%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.57%) Apache
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.79%) Confluence
Applications
1 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.79%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 10 (17.86%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (39.29%) Azure
2 5 (8.93%) Dynamics 365
2 5 (8.93%) Power Platform
2 5 (8.93%) SaaS
3 4 (7.14%) AWS
4 2 (3.57%) Logic Apps
4 2 (3.57%) Office 365
4 2 (3.57%) Serverless
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe Creative Cloud
5 1 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (1.79%) Azure Data Factory
5 1 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.79%) GCP
5 1 (1.79%) GitHub
5 1 (1.79%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) PaaS
5 1 (1.79%) Power Automate
5 1 (1.79%) PowerApps
5 1 (1.79%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.57%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
2 4 (7.14%) Power BI
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.79%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.79%) Data Lake
5 1 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.79%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) Cucumber
3 3 (5.36%) JMeter
3 3 (5.36%) SpecFlow
3 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.57%) JIRA
5 1 (1.79%) Babel
5 1 (1.79%) Balsamiq
5 1 (1.79%) Selenium
5 1 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 5 (8.93%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.36%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.79%) Law
4 1 (1.79%) Legal
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (69.64%) Developer
2 19 (33.93%) .NET Developer
3 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
3 5 (8.93%) Consultant
3 5 (8.93%) Full Stack Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Sitecore Developer
4 4 (7.14%) Tester
5 3 (5.36%) Automation Tester
5 3 (5.36%) Azure Developer
5 3 (5.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.36%) CRM Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Senior Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.36%) Web Developer
6 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 2 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
6 2 (3.57%) UI Developer
6 2 (3.57%) UI/UX Developer
6 2 (3.57%) UX Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (26.79%) ASP.NET
2 11 (19.64%) AngularJS
3 10 (17.86%) HTML
4 9 (16.07%) .NET Core
4 9 (16.07%) .NET Framework
4 9 (16.07%) Node.js
4 9 (16.07%) React
4 9 (16.07%) Web Services
5 7 (12.50%) HTML5
6 6 (10.71%) jQuery
6 6 (10.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 5 (8.93%) Angular 2
7 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (8.93%) CSS
8 4 (7.14%) RESTful
9 3 (5.36%) Entity Framework
9 3 (5.36%) WCF
10 2 (3.57%) GraphQL
10 2 (3.57%) LESS
10 2 (3.57%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Blog
3 2 (3.57%) Life Science
3 2 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.57%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (3.57%) User Experience
4 1 (1.79%) Digital TV
4 1 (1.79%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.79%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.79%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.79%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.07%) Windows
2 2 (3.57%) Android
2 2 (3.57%) Apple iOS
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.57%) Windows Server 2016
3 1 (1.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (32.14%) MVC
2 11 (19.64%) Microservices
3 10 (17.86%) CRM
3 10 (17.86%) DevOps
4 7 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (12.50%) Migration
5 6 (10.71%) BDD
6 5 (8.93%) Scrum
6 5 (8.93%) TDD
6 5 (8.93%) Test Automation
7 4 (7.14%) Business Analysis
7 4 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.14%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (7.14%) Software Engineering
8 3 (5.36%) Sprint Planning
8 3 (5.36%) Sprint Retrospective
8 3 (5.36%) Typography
Programming Languages
1 44 (78.57%) C#
2 18 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 13 (23.21%) SQL
4 11 (19.64%) Java
5 6 (10.71%) PHP
5 6 (10.71%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.14%) TypeScript
7 2 (3.57%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.57%) Python
8 1 (1.79%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.79%) C
8 1 (1.79%) C++
8 1 (1.79%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.79%) Perl
8 1 (1.79%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
1 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.14%) ISEB
2 4 (7.14%) ISTQB
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (1.79%) CEH
4 1 (1.79%) CISA
4 1 (1.79%) CISM
4 1 (1.79%) CISSP
4 1 (1.79%) CRISC
4 1 (1.79%) ISSAP
4 1 (1.79%) MCITP
4 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.79%) COBIT
2 1 (1.79%) COSO
2 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.79%) NIST
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.36%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (23.21%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.93%) AppDynamics
2 5 (8.93%) Sitecore
3 3 (5.36%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.57%) Oracle
5 1 (1.79%) Adobe
5 1 (1.79%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.79%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.79%) SAP
5 1 (1.79%) Tableau
5 1 (1.79%) Xamarin