Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 15 24 26
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 6.76% 3.40% 4.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.14% 14.49% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 15
Slough median daily rate £430 £363 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.62% -19.44% +38.46%
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £22.00

.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 88 69 72
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 25.88% 23.47% 22.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 50 56
Slough median daily rate £405 £413 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.82% +13.79% +11.54%
10th Percentile £225 £312 £260
90th Percentile £550 £525 £470
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £22.75 £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -31.06% +164.00% -65.03%

.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 19 October 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 19 October 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 10 (43.48%) C#
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Apache Spark
3 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
4 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (26.09%) Big Data
4 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (21.74%) Kafka
5 5 (21.74%) .NET Core
5 5 (21.74%) Degree
5 5 (21.74%) WPF
5 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
6 4 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (17.39%) SOA
6 4 (17.39%) OO
6 4 (17.39%) SQL
6 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
6 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
6 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
6 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
6 4 (17.39%) Data Lake
6 4 (17.39%) Azure Data Factory
6 4 (17.39%) Docker
6 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
7 3 (13.04%) HDInsight

.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 8 (34.78%) Apache Spark
2 6 (26.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.35%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (4.35%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (17.39%) Azure Data Factory
3 2 (8.70%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (4.35%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (4.35%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.04%) HTTP
2 1 (4.35%) 802.11
2 1 (4.35%) DHCP
2 1 (4.35%) DNS
2 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.35%) VPN
2 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (43.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (26.09%) Big Data
3 5 (21.74%) MongoDB
4 4 (17.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (17.39%) Data Lake
4 4 (17.39%) NoSQL
5 3 (13.04%) Cosmos DB
5 3 (13.04%) Hadoop
5 3 (13.04%) HDInsight
5 3 (13.04%) Power BI
5 3 (13.04%) Relational Database
5 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (4.35%) Neo4j
7 1 (4.35%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
3 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.35%) Legal
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 5 (21.74%) Architect
3 4 (17.39%) .NET Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Azure Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Elasticsearch Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (8.70%) QA Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior C# Software Engineer
5 2 (8.70%) Senior QA Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Senior Tester
5 2 (8.70%) Tester
6 1 (4.35%) Azure Developer
6 1 (4.35%) C# VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.35%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (21.74%) .NET Core
1 5 (21.74%) Kafka
1 5 (21.74%) WPF
2 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
2 4 (17.39%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (13.04%) JSON
3 3 (13.04%) Web Services
4 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
4 2 (8.70%) AngularJS
4 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (8.70%) CSS
4 2 (8.70%) HTML
4 2 (8.70%) Node.js
4 2 (8.70%) React
5 1 (4.35%) 802.1X
5 1 (4.35%) Apache Avro
5 1 (4.35%) D3.js
5 1 (4.35%) LESS
5 1 (4.35%) Protocol Buffers
5 1 (4.35%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) User Experience
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (4.35%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
2 2 (8.70%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) Ubuntu
3 1 (4.35%) Android
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (26.09%) Software Engineering
2 4 (17.39%) OO
2 4 (17.39%) Scrum
2 4 (17.39%) SOA
2 4 (17.39%) Test Automation
3 3 (13.04%) Analytics
3 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (13.04%) Data Mapping
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) Multithreaded Programming
3 3 (13.04%) Multithreading
3 3 (13.04%) Performance Optimisation
3 3 (13.04%) Use Case
4 2 (8.70%) Continuous Delivery
4 2 (8.70%) DevOps
4 2 (8.70%) Functional Testing
4 2 (8.70%) Microservices
4 2 (8.70%) Scaled Agile Framework
4 2 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C#
2 4 (17.39%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) PowerShell
3 3 (13.04%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
4 2 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) Java
5 1 (4.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (8.70%) ISEB
2 2 (8.70%) SC Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.35%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (17.39%) Docker
2 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (4.35%) Terminal Services
2 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.70%) Google
3 1 (4.35%) IBM
3 1 (4.35%) Rackspace
3 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (4.35%) SAP
3 1 (4.35%) Veeam
3 1 (4.35%) VMware