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 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 59 60 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 13 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.31% 1.73% 1.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.08% 8.29% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 12 5
Average daily rate
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£350 £365 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% -4.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £300 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £425 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
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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
256 217 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.73% 20.91% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 137 83
Average daily rate £375 £335 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -7.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £447 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.31% +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+4.28% -

.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
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 27 April 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 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) C#
2 17 (77.27%) Windows
3 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
4 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
5 11 (50.00%) MVC
5 11 (50.00%) IIS
5 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 10 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
7 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (40.91%) HTML
7 9 (40.91%) Entity Framework
8 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
9 7 (31.82%) TDD
9 7 (31.82%) Web Services
9 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (22.73%) Scrum
10 5 (22.73%) CSS
10 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
10 5 (22.73%) C++
10 5 (22.73%) SQL
10 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
10 5 (22.73%) WF
10 5 (22.73%) jQuery
10 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
11 4 (18.18%) Degree
11 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
11 4 (18.18%) MySQL
11 4 (18.18%) Workflow

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 11 (50.00%) IIS
2 10 (45.45%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (18.18%) CMS
4 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) SSL
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 3 (13.64%) Subversion
4 2 (9.09%) SoapUI
4 2 (9.09%) MSBuild
4 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (4.55%) CruiseControl
5 1 (4.55%) NuGet
5 1 (4.55%) Artifactory
5 1 (4.55%) Selenium
5 1 (4.55%) Firebug
5 1 (4.55%) TestComplete
5 1 (4.55%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (9.09%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 6 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Support Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) BizTalk Consultant
5 2 (9.09%) Build Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Field Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) DevOps Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Specialist
6 1 (4.55%) Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (40.91%) HTML
3 9 (40.91%) Entity Framework
4 7 (31.82%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (31.82%) Web Services
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) jQuery
5 5 (22.73%) WF
5 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
6 3 (13.64%) Ajax
6 3 (13.64%) XML
7 2 (9.09%) XSL
7 2 (9.09%) XSLT
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (9.09%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (4.55%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 1 (4.55%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.55%) Taxonomies
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (77.27%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) MVC
2 9 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) TDD
4 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 4 (18.18%) Workflow
6 3 (13.64%) Customer Engagement
6 3 (13.64%) Memory Management
6 3 (13.64%) ITIL
6 3 (13.64%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) E-Commerce
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
6 3 (13.64%) Garbage Collection
7 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
7 2 (9.09%) DevOps
7 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (4.55%) Test Automation
8 1 (4.55%) BDD
8 1 (4.55%) Responsive Web Design
8 1 (4.55%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 17 (77.27%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (22.73%) C++
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) VB.NET
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
4 2 (9.09%) VBScript
4 2 (9.09%) VB
4 2 (9.09%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) Perl
4 2 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 3 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.64%) MCTS
2 3 (13.64%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (4.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) VMware
3 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
3 1 (4.55%) Ektron