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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 55 61 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 16 28 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.77% 2.54% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.84% 8.56% 5.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 10 10
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£350 £356 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.75% -9.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £326 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £404 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
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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
204 327 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.54% 29.65% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 187 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 2014.

.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 19 December 2014, 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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (63.16%) C#
3 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
4 19 (50.00%) MVC
4 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
5 17 (44.74%) Windows
6 16 (42.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 12 (31.58%) IIS
8 12 (31.58%) Inversion of Control
9 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
10 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
10 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
10 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
11 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
11 9 (23.68%) HTML
11 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
12 8 (21.05%) CSS
13 7 (18.42%) SQL
13 7 (18.42%) XML
13 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
13 7 (18.42%) jQuery
13 7 (18.42%) Web Development
13 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
13 7 (18.42%) PaaS
13 7 (18.42%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 7 (18.42%) Unity DI Container

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, 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 12 (31.58%) IIS
2 10 (26.32%) SharePoint
2 10 (26.32%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
3 4 (10.53%) Lync
4 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (2.63%) CMS
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (7.89%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (5.26%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (18.42%) PaaS
3 3 (7.89%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DNS
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.89%) IDOL
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (5.26%) DTS
3 2 (5.26%) OLAP
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) MySQL
4 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.42%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) MSTest
3 3 (7.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.63%) Moq
4 1 (2.63%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.63%) Firebug
4 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.63%) CruiseControl
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 6 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (60.53%) Developer
2 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
3 5 (13.16%) Architect
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Developer
4 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Technical Architect
5 3 (7.89%) Web Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.89%) BizTalk Consultant
5 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Developer
5 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Web Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Designer
6 2 (5.26%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) DevOps Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Solutions Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (44.74%) ASP.NET
3 16 (42.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 11 (28.95%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (23.68%) HTML
5 9 (23.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (21.05%) CSS
7 7 (18.42%) XML
7 7 (18.42%) jQuery
7 7 (18.42%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 7 (18.42%) Unity DI Container
8 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 6 (15.79%) WCF
9 4 (10.53%) HTML5
9 4 (10.53%) Ajax
9 4 (10.53%) Application Packaging
9 4 (10.53%) Web Services
10 3 (7.89%) XSLT
11 2 (5.26%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (10.53%) Clustering
3 2 (5.26%) Wiki
4 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.63%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.63%) Data Integration
4 1 (2.63%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 17 (44.74%) Windows
2 6 (15.79%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (7.89%) Windows XP
3 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (50.00%) MVC
2 13 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Web Development
3 7 (18.42%) Dependency Injection
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
4 6 (15.79%) Integration Testing
5 5 (13.16%) CRM
5 5 (13.16%) Web Analytics
5 5 (13.16%) Analytics
6 4 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
6 4 (10.53%) ITIL
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
6 4 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) SEO
7 3 (7.89%) Workflow
7 3 (7.89%) SOA
7 3 (7.89%) Project Management
7 3 (7.89%) Document Management
8 2 (5.26%) Scrum
8 2 (5.26%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (63.16%) C#
2 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 7 (18.42%) SQL
4 4 (10.53%) VC++
4 4 (10.53%) C++
5 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.63%) Perl
6 1 (2.63%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Security Cleared
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 4 (10.53%) MCTS
2 4 (10.53%) MCITP
2 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (7.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (23.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 20 (52.63%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.89%) Unica
2 3 (7.89%) Meridio
3 2 (5.26%) Omniture
4 1 (2.63%) Ektron
4 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.63%) VMware