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 3 months to 27 March 2017 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 37 20
Rank change year-on-year +5 -17  
Contract jobs citing .NET 74 112 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 4.09% 4.55% 6.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.13% 26.11% 30.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 65 121
Median daily rate £400 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +2.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £350 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 3
Median hourly rate £50.50 £55.55 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% +42.43%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £22.97 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £55.55 £107.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +13.88% +4.34%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 320 429 631
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.67% 17.43% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 260 378
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £55.55 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -72.99% +70.92%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Berkshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -10 31 £360 -10.00% 16
Bracknell -2 8 £500 +42.85% 2
Maidenhead -5 7 £325 -7.14% 4
Newbury +5 5 £350 +7.69% 1
Slough -1 5 £394 +12.50% 11
Wokingham -4 1 £325 -7.14% 3
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 125 (69.44%) C#
2 78 (43.33%) SQL
3 71 (39.44%) SQL Server
4 57 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
5 49 (27.22%) MVC
5 49 (27.22%) Microsoft
6 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET
7 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
8 33 (18.33%) Web Services
9 32 (17.78%) CSS
9 32 (17.78%) Visual Studio
10 29 (16.11%) CRM
11 28 (15.56%) HTML
11 28 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (15.00%) Oracle
13 26 (14.44%) XML
14 25 (13.89%) AngularJS
15 24 (13.33%) Security Cleared
15 24 (13.33%) Web Development
16 23 (12.78%) WCF
17 22 (12.22%) MS Excel
17 22 (12.22%) Windows
18 21 (11.67%) Dynamics CRM
19 20 (11.11%) Finance
20 18 (10.00%) Data Protection
21 17 (9.44%) SC Cleared
21 17 (9.44%) jQuery
21 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
21 17 (9.44%) .NET Framework
22 16 (8.89%) TDD

.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 14 (7.78%) SharePoint
2 12 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (2.78%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (1.67%) CMS
4 3 (1.67%) ColdFusion
4 3 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.67%) Tomcat
4 3 (1.67%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.11%) Apache
5 2 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.11%) IIS
5 2 (1.11%) Jetty
6 1 (0.56%) Confluence
6 1 (0.56%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.56%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (12.22%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.11%) MS Office
2 2 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
2 2 (1.11%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 21 (11.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.11%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.56%) nopCommerce
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (15.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.89%) IaaS
2 7 (3.89%) PaaS
3 6 (3.33%) SaaS
4 4 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.11%) GitHub
5 2 (1.11%) Office 365
5 2 (1.11%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.22%) Bluetooth
2 3 (1.67%) LDAP
3 2 (1.11%) Internet
4 1 (0.56%) BGP
4 1 (0.56%) DNS
4 1 (0.56%) Extranet
4 1 (0.56%) Intranet
4 1 (0.56%) MPLS
4 1 (0.56%) OSPF
4 1 (0.56%) PBX
4 1 (0.56%) SNMP
4 1 (0.56%) SSL
4 1 (0.56%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.56%) Telnet
4 1 (0.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.78%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.78%) MS Access
5 5 (2.78%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
5 5 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
6 4 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.11%) Data Mart
7 2 (1.11%) GIS
7 2 (1.11%) MySQL
7 2 (1.11%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.56%) OLAP
8 1 (0.56%) Redis
Development Applications
1 32 (17.78%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 7 (3.89%) MSTest
3 7 (3.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.22%) JMeter
4 4 (2.22%) LoadRunner
4 4 (2.22%) Selenium
4 4 (2.22%) WebDriver
5 3 (1.67%) Grunt
5 3 (1.67%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (1.67%) Subversion
5 3 (1.67%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.11%) Bower
6 2 (1.11%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.11%) JIRA
6 2 (1.11%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 2 (1.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.56%) ReSharper
General
1 20 (11.11%) Finance
2 7 (3.89%) Telecoms
3 5 (2.78%) Retail
4 4 (2.22%) Advertising
5 2 (1.11%) Electronics
5 2 (1.11%) Marketing
6 1 (0.56%) Billing
6 1 (0.56%) Legal
6 1 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 133 (73.89%) Developer
2 74 (41.11%) .NET Developer
3 53 (29.44%) C# Developer
4 36 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (16.67%) SQL Developer
6 18 (10.00%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (7.22%) Integration Developer
8 12 (6.67%) Architect
9 11 (6.11%) Analyst
10 10 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.56%) JavaScript Developer
10 10 (5.56%) Salesforce Developer
10 10 (5.56%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (5.00%) Software Developer
12 8 (4.44%) .NET Software Developer
12 8 (4.44%) Full Stack Developer
13 7 (3.89%) Azure Developer
13 7 (3.89%) CRM Developer
13 7 (3.89%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (26.67%) ASP.NET
2 33 (18.33%) Web Services
3 32 (17.78%) CSS
4 28 (15.56%) HTML
5 26 (14.44%) XML
6 25 (13.89%) AngularJS
7 23 (12.78%) WCF
8 17 (9.44%) .NET Framework
8 17 (9.44%) jQuery
9 16 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC
10 15 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (7.78%) CSS3
12 11 (6.11%) HTML5
12 11 (6.11%) REST
13 9 (5.00%) Entity Framework
13 9 (5.00%) SOAP
14 8 (4.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (4.44%) WinForms
15 7 (3.89%) RESTful
16 6 (3.33%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.89%) Mobile App
2 4 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.67%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.11%) Life Science
5 1 (0.56%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.56%) Data Centre
5 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.56%) iPad
5 1 (0.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.22%) Windows
2 7 (3.89%) Android
3 5 (2.78%) Linux
4 4 (2.22%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.11%) CentOS
5 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.11%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.56%) Solaris
6 1 (0.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (31.67%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (27.22%) MVC
3 29 (16.11%) CRM
4 24 (13.33%) Web Development
5 18 (10.00%) Data Protection
6 16 (8.89%) TDD
7 13 (7.22%) Scrum
7 13 (7.22%) SDLC
8 12 (6.67%) SOA
8 12 (6.67%) Waterfall
9 11 (6.11%) DevOps
10 10 (5.56%) OO
11 9 (5.00%) ETL
11 9 (5.00%) ITIL
11 9 (5.00%) Project Management
12 8 (4.44%) Mathematics
12 8 (4.44%) Mobile Development
12 8 (4.44%) Stakeholder Management
12 8 (4.44%) Unit Testing
13 7 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 125 (69.44%) C#
2 78 (43.33%) SQL
3 45 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (7.22%) Java
4 13 (7.22%) T-SQL
5 10 (5.56%) Apex Code
6 8 (4.44%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.33%) C
8 5 (2.78%) C++
8 5 (2.78%) PHP
8 5 (2.78%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.78%) VB
9 4 (2.22%) VBA
10 2 (1.11%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.56%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.56%) Python
11 1 (0.56%) Ruby
11 1 (0.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 24 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 17 (9.44%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.00%) Degree
4 4 (2.22%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.11%) CISA
5 2 (1.11%) HNC
5 2 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.56%) GIAC
6 1 (0.56%) ISEB
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.89%) QA
2 4 (2.22%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.11%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (2.78%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.67%) Docker
3 1 (0.56%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (1.67%) WMI
2 1 (0.56%) Amdocs OSS
2 1 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
2 1 (0.56%) Kibana
2 1 (0.56%) logstash
2 1 (0.56%) Marathon
2 1 (0.56%) Mesos
2 1 (0.56%) Netcool
2 1 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.56%) Perfmon
2 1 (0.56%) Puppet
2 1 (0.56%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 49 (27.22%) Microsoft
2 27 (15.00%) Oracle
3 12 (6.67%) Salesforce.com
4 9 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 7 (3.89%) ServiceNow
6 6 (3.33%) HP
6 6 (3.33%) Xamarin
7 5 (2.78%) Citrix
7 5 (2.78%) Remedy
8 3 (1.67%) Pega
8 3 (1.67%) TIBCO
9 2 (1.11%) BMC
9 2 (1.11%) CA
9 2 (1.11%) IBM
9 2 (1.11%) Red Hat
9 2 (1.11%) Serena
10 1 (0.56%) Amdocs
10 1 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.56%) Cramer
10 1 (0.56%) Google
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