Period
to 20 February 2019

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 February 2019 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 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 128 145 -
Rank change year-on-year +17 - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 50 24 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.18% 0.59% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 33 21 0
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
South East median daily rate £450 £375 £369
% change year-on-year +20.00% +1.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -
South East median hourly rate - - -

.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 1,066 975 825
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 25.21% 24.14% 20.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 637 563 495
Berkshire median daily rate £445 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £275 £275
90th Percentile £575 £575 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 19
Berkshire median hourly rate £38.75 £33.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.42% -28.26% +3.95%
10th Percentile £18.73 £8.00 £14.45
90th Percentile £47.88 £47.50 £50.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in Berkshire

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Core in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Core in Berkshire

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core in Berkshire over the 6 months to 20 February 2019.

Contractor 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 February 2019. 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 -14 21 £425 +6.25% 9
Newbury - 13 £445 -
Slough - 7 £494 - 2
Maidenhead - 2 £575 - 1
Ascot - 1 £400 -
.NET Core
South East

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 42 (84.00%) C#
3 31 (62.00%) Docker
4 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
5 25 (50.00%) Kubernetes
6 23 (46.00%) Microservices
6 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (44.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 22 (44.00%) AngularJS
8 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 15 (30.00%) TDD
9 15 (30.00%) DevOps
10 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
10 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
10 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
11 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
11 13 (26.00%) REST
12 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
13 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
13 11 (22.00%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (22.00%) SOLID
14 10 (20.00%) Confluence
14 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
14 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
14 10 (20.00%) JIRA
15 9 (18.00%) Web Services
15 9 (18.00%) SQL
15 9 (18.00%) iPad
15 9 (18.00%) Node.js
16 7 (14.00%) Scrum

.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 10 (20.00%) Confluence
2 5 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
4 1 (2.00%) SAS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (46.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (28.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.00%) Apigee
4 2 (4.00%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.00%) Azure Functions
5 1 (2.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.00%) SaaS
5 1 (2.00%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 12 (24.00%) MongoDB
3 7 (14.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (12.00%) Cosmos DB
5 5 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 5 (10.00%) Big Data
5 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
6 2 (4.00%) CouchDB
7 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
7 1 (2.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) JIRA
2 6 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
3 4 (8.00%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (6.00%) Bitbucket
4 3 (6.00%) Mocha
4 3 (6.00%) Moq
4 3 (6.00%) NUnit
4 3 (6.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (4.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.00%) Back Office
2 1 (2.00%) Finance
2 1 (2.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 34 (68.00%) Developer
2 12 (24.00%) Senior Developer
3 11 (22.00%) Architect
4 10 (20.00%) .NET Architect
4 10 (20.00%) .NET Developer
5 9 (18.00%) Full Stack Developer
6 8 (16.00%) C# Developer
7 6 (12.00%) .NET Technical Architect
7 6 (12.00%) Technical Architect
8 5 (10.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (8.00%) Azure Developer
9 4 (8.00%) F# Developer
10 3 (6.00%) .NET Solutions Architect
10 3 (6.00%) Angular Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
10 3 (6.00%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (4.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (4.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (44.00%) AngularJS
2 22 (44.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
3 13 (26.00%) REST
4 11 (22.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (22.00%) RabbitMQ
5 9 (18.00%) Node.js
5 9 (18.00%) Web Services
6 7 (14.00%) Angular 2
6 7 (14.00%) CSS
6 7 (14.00%) HTML
7 6 (12.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (8.00%) ASP.NET Core
8 4 (8.00%) HTML5
8 4 (8.00%) Redux
9 3 (6.00%) Chai
9 3 (6.00%) CSS3
9 3 (6.00%) Kafka
10 2 (4.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.00%) iPad
2 4 (8.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (8.00%) Greenfield Project
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Microservices
3 15 (30.00%) DevOps
3 15 (30.00%) TDD
4 11 (22.00%) SOLID
5 10 (20.00%) E-Commerce
5 10 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 7 (14.00%) Scrum
7 6 (12.00%) BDD
8 4 (8.00%) API Development
8 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 3 (6.00%) Innovative Thinking
9 3 (6.00%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (6.00%) The Twelve-Factor App
10 2 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
10 2 (4.00%) Machine Learning
10 2 (4.00%) Market Research
10 2 (4.00%) MVC
10 2 (4.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 42 (84.00%) C#
2 14 (28.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 4 (8.00%) F#
4 4 (8.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.00%) C++
5 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.00%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.00%) QA
System Software
1 31 (62.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 25 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 14 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (14.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.00%) Google