The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 54 58 48
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 17 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.63% 1.72% 2.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.64% 6.51% 10.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 17
Average daily rate
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£350 £376 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.85% +0.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £333 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £427 £421 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.48% -2.14%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
211 261 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.53% 26.39% 26.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 148 111
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £430 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £20.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Reading region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Reading

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Reading region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (71.79%) C#
3 24 (61.54%) MVC
4 23 (58.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET
6 18 (46.15%) Windows
6 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
7 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
8 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
8 16 (41.03%) BizTalk Server
9 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
9 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
10 12 (30.77%) TDD
11 11 (28.21%) Web Services
11 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (25.64%) SQL
13 9 (23.08%) HTML
13 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
14 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
14 8 (20.51%) jQuery
14 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
15 7 (17.95%) PaaS
15 7 (17.95%) Dependency Injection
15 7 (17.95%) Managed Extensibility Framework
15 7 (17.95%) CSS
15 7 (17.95%) IIS
15 7 (17.95%) Workflow
15 7 (17.95%) Unity DI Container
16 6 (15.38%) Finance

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (41.03%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
3 7 (17.95%) IIS
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (10.26%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (10.26%) CMS
4 4 (10.26%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (10.26%) Lync
5 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (23.08%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (17.95%) PaaS
3 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.13%) LDAP
2 1 (2.56%) ATM
2 1 (2.56%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (7.69%) IDOL
3 2 (5.13%) OLAP
3 2 (5.13%) DTS
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MSTest
2 5 (12.82%) Visual Studio
3 4 (10.26%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 1 (2.56%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.56%) Moq
5 1 (2.56%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.56%) Subversion
5 1 (2.56%) Firebug
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (69.23%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 9 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Technical Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) C++ Developer
5 3 (7.69%) BizTalk Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 3 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Consultant
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.56%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Web Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Front-End Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (58.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 20 (51.28%) ASP.NET
4 14 (35.90%) ASP.NET MVC
5 11 (28.21%) Web Services
5 11 (28.21%) ASP.NET Web API
6 9 (23.08%) HTML
7 8 (20.51%) jQuery
8 7 (17.95%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 7 (17.95%) CSS
8 7 (17.95%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (12.82%) WCF
9 5 (12.82%) WF
9 5 (12.82%) XML
9 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (10.26%) AngularJS
10 4 (10.26%) Application Packaging
11 2 (5.13%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (5.13%) Ajax
11 2 (5.13%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (10.26%) Clustering
3 2 (5.13%) User Experience
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.56%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.56%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 18 (46.15%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) MVC
2 18 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.77%) TDD
4 7 (17.95%) Dependency Injection
4 7 (17.95%) Workflow
5 6 (15.38%) Scrum
5 6 (15.38%) Integration Testing
6 5 (12.82%) Web Development
6 5 (12.82%) CRM
7 4 (10.26%) ITIL
7 4 (10.26%) OO
7 4 (10.26%) Service Management
7 4 (10.26%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (10.26%) Customer Engagement
8 3 (7.69%) Document Management
8 3 (7.69%) SOA
9 2 (5.13%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (5.13%) BDD
9 2 (5.13%) Build Automation
10 1 (2.56%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (71.79%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 4 (10.26%) VC++
4 4 (10.26%) C++
5 2 (5.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.56%) PowerShell
6 1 (2.56%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
1 6 (15.38%) Degree
2 4 (10.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (10.26%) MCTS
2 4 (10.26%) MCITP
3 1 (2.56%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.82%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.26%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.69%) Meridio
3 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.56%) Ektron
3 1 (2.56%) VMware
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