Period
to 2 July 2020

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 2 July 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.

.NET Core
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
2 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 91 105 147
Rank change year-on-year +14 +42 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 13 73 24
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.75% 1.73% 0.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.68% 7.59% 2.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 62 24
Median daily rate £431 £450 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.17% +16.13% -
10th Percentile £379 £367 £354
90th Percentile £544 £575 £438
South East median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - £35.07 -

.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 278 962 996
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 16.07% 22.77% 25.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 571 585
Median daily rate £450 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% -
10th Percentile £312 £349 £303
90th Percentile £600 £615 £550
South East median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 19
Median hourly rate £47.50 £47.69 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.40% +496.13% -46.67%
Median hourly rate £44.50 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -11.00% +17.65% -

.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 2 July 2020.

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 2 July 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 -18 4 £450 - 7
Slough +15 2 £475 +21.79% 2
Newbury +4 2 £368 -33.18% 2
Maidenhead +17 1 £400 - 3
Bracknell - 1 £550 - 4
.NET Core
South East

For the 6 months to 2 July 2020, 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 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 8 (61.54%) MVC
4 7 (53.85%) Azure
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 6 (46.15%) DevOps
6 5 (38.46%) Microservices
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
7 4 (30.77%) Node.js
7 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) React
8 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
8 3 (23.08%) Docker
8 3 (23.08%) Kanban
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) RESTful
8 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
8 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
8 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (15.38%) WPF
9 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008

.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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (53.85%) Azure
2 2 (15.38%) AWS
2 2 (15.38%) SaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Functions
3 1 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
3 1 (7.69%) Power Platform
3 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 3 (23.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (7.69%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Developer
2 8 (61.54%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 2 (15.38%) CRM Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Applications Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Principal Developer
6 1 (7.69%) React Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
4 4 (30.77%) .NET Framework
4 4 (30.77%) jQuery
4 4 (30.77%) Node.js
4 4 (30.77%) React
5 3 (23.08%) Entity Framework
5 3 (23.08%) HTML
5 3 (23.08%) RESTful
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) CSS
6 2 (15.38%) CSS3
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) WinForms
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (7.69%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Digital TV
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
1 1 (7.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (61.54%) MVC
3 6 (46.15%) DevOps
4 5 (38.46%) Microservices
5 4 (30.77%) Scrum
6 3 (23.08%) Kanban
6 3 (23.08%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) CRM
7 2 (15.38%) MVVM
7 2 (15.38%) SOA
7 2 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 1 (7.69%) API Development
8 1 (7.69%) Artificial Intelligence
8 1 (7.69%) BDD
8 1 (7.69%) Data Integration
8 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 1 (7.69%) Technical Leadership
8 1 (7.69%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 9 (69.23%) JavaScript
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
4 4 (30.77%) T-SQL
5 3 (23.08%) TypeScript
6 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (23.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft