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 3 months to 25 June 2017 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 15 23
Rank change year-on-year -3 +8  
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 11 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.88% 7.14% 3.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.50% 32.35% 18.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 8
Median daily rate £338 £450 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% +52.54%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £350 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £389 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Slough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 32 34 49
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 23.02% 22.08% 17.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 28 40
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £479
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Slough region with a requirement for .NET.

1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
3 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
4 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
4 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) XML
4 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Project Management
5 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
5 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (22.22%) Java
5 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (22.22%) Marketing
5 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
5 2 (22.22%) Refactoring

.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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) EPiServer
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) Extranet
1 1 (11.11%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 2 (22.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (22.22%) ReSharper
1 2 (22.22%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (22.22%) Marketing
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 5 (55.56%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Business Manager
4 2 (22.22%) Business Project Manager
4 2 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 2 (22.22%) Project Analyst
4 2 (22.22%) Project Manager
5 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (11.11%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Presales Manager
5 1 (11.11%) QA Tester
5 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
5 1 (11.11%) SQL Developer
5 1 (11.11%) Tester
5 1 (11.11%) T-SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 3 (33.33%) XML
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (22.22%) AutoMapper
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
4 2 (22.22%) RESTful
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) HTML5
5 1 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (11.11%) Razor View Engine
5 1 (11.11%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 1 (11.11%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 4 (44.44%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (22.22%) Presales
4 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2
4 2 (22.22%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) Refactoring
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) Software Engineering
4 2 (22.22%) SOLID
4 2 (22.22%) Systems Analysis
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Use Case
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Change Control
5 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) Product Marketing
5 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Apple
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) Siebel