Period
to 20 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 20 August 2018 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)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 25 26 24
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 14 7 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.55% 2.48% 5.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 17.28% 11.86% 25.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 13
Slough median daily rate £400 £338 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.52% -25.00% +52.54%
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +511.11% -74.83%

.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 Slough with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 81 59 63
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 26.30% 20.92% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 43 44
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +1.59% +21.15%
10th Percentile £300 £308 £258
90th Percentile £500 £537 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -62.69%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Slough

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Slough

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Slough over the 6 months to 20 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Slough

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Slough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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 Slough region with a requirement for .NET.

1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) C#
2 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (28.57%) Kafka
3 4 (28.57%) Apache Spark
3 4 (28.57%) Retail
3 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
3 4 (28.57%) Web Services
4 3 (21.43%) SQL
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
4 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) QA
4 3 (21.43%) Use Case
4 3 (21.43%) Power BI
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Optimisation
4 3 (21.43%) Cosmos DB
4 3 (21.43%) Data Lake
4 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (21.43%) Analytics
4 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
4 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
4 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
4 3 (21.43%) Big Data

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 4 (28.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (14.29%) WebSphere
3 1 (7.14%) Apache Solr
3 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (21.43%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Big Data
2 3 (21.43%) Cosmos DB
2 3 (21.43%) Data Lake
2 3 (21.43%) Hadoop
2 3 (21.43%) HDInsight
2 3 (21.43%) Power BI
2 3 (21.43%) Relational Database
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (14.29%) MongoDB
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (7.14%) Neo4j
4 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 1 (7.14%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Visual Studio
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Developer
2 5 (35.71%) Architect
3 3 (21.43%) Azure Architect
3 3 (21.43%) C# Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Full Stack Developer
4 2 (14.29%) QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior QA Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Tester
4 2 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (14.29%) Tester
5 1 (7.14%) Angular Developer
5 1 (7.14%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (7.14%) Salesforce Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Architect
5 1 (7.14%) SAP Solutions Architect
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Kafka
1 4 (28.57%) Web Services
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 2 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) Middleware
2 2 (14.29%) REST
2 2 (14.29%) SOAP
3 1 (7.14%) .NET Core
3 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
3 1 (7.14%) CSS3
3 1 (7.14%) D3.js
3 1 (7.14%) EDI
3 1 (7.14%) jQuery
3 1 (7.14%) JSON
3 1 (7.14%) Natural Language Processing
3 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Mainframe
1 2 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Driving Licence
2 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) Scrum
3 3 (21.43%) Analytics
3 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (21.43%) Data Mapping
3 3 (21.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (21.43%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (21.43%) Use Case
4 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Market Research
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) MVC
4 2 (14.29%) Performance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 2 (14.29%) TOGAF
4 2 (14.29%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) Shell Script
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 2 (14.29%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com
2 2 (14.29%) SAP
3 1 (7.14%) Rackspace