Period
to 20 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 20 January 2021 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.

.NET Core
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
20 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 111 125
Rank change year-on-year +26 +14 +24
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 4 50 44
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.32% 1.51% 1.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.73% 6.61% 4.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 46 35
Median daily rate £375 £475 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.05% -9.52% +31.25%
10th Percentile £303 £378 £385
90th Percentile £506 £538 £700
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £32.50 -

.NET Core 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 231 757 1,067
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.60% 22.81% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 446 653
Median daily rate £462 £463 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -0.05% +5.71% +9.38%
10th Percentile £309 £325 £310
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 8
Median hourly rate £35.00 £80.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -56.25% +88.24% +28.79%
10th Percentile £25.50 £71.25 £18.73
90th Percentile £63.25 £82.50 £47.88
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in Berkshire

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Daily rate trend for .NET Core in Berkshire

.NET Core
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 January 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Core in Berkshire

.NET Core
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 Core within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 20 January 2021. 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 +12 3 £431 -9.21% 9
Maidenhead - 1 £275 - 2
.NET Core
South East

For the 6 months to 20 January 2021, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
3 2 (50.00%) DevOps
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) MVC
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (25.00%) Docker
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
4 1 (25.00%) React

.NET Core
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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) .NET Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Azure Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Backend Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Core
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Deployment Automation
1 2 (50.00%) DevOps
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft