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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 41 48 74
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +26
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 22 29 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.51% 2.90% 1.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.95% 10.90% 7.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 4
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£400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £327 £358
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.94
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -8.30%
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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
201 266 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.89% 26.60% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 130 72
Average daily rate £363 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 22 August 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 22 August 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 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (81.40%) C#
3 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
4 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
5 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
5 23 (53.49%) Windows
6 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
6 18 (41.86%) MVC
6 18 (41.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 17 (39.53%) Web Development
7 17 (39.53%) XML
8 16 (37.21%) SharePoint
9 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
9 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
10 14 (32.56%) jQuery
10 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (32.56%) HTML
10 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
11 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
11 13 (30.23%) SQL
12 12 (27.91%) CSS
12 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
12 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
13 11 (25.58%) Meridio
13 11 (25.58%) IDOL
13 11 (25.58%) Workflow
13 11 (25.58%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
13 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
13 11 (25.58%) MS Office

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 16 (37.21%) SharePoint
2 11 (25.58%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (18.60%) IIS
4 6 (13.95%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.33%) Node.js
5 1 (2.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 15 (34.88%) MS Excel
2 11 (25.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.98%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (9.30%) PaaS
3 2 (4.65%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (18.60%) LDAP
2 3 (6.98%) Internet
2 3 (6.98%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (72.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (27.91%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (25.58%) IDOL
3 11 (25.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (18.60%) DTS
4 8 (18.60%) OLAP
5 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 18 (41.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (9.30%) NUnit
2 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) MSTest
2 4 (9.30%) SoapUI
3 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.33%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.33%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Grunt
4 1 (2.33%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.33%) Bower
4 1 (2.33%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 3 (6.98%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Advertising
3 1 (2.33%) Military
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 37 (86.05%) Developer
2 11 (25.58%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) C# Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.63%) Web Developer
5 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Web Designer
6 2 (4.65%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Architect
6 2 (4.65%) Designer
7 1 (2.33%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Front-End Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Front-End Web Developer
7 1 (2.33%) UI Developer
7 1 (2.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.33%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (53.49%) ASP.NET
3 18 (41.86%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (39.53%) XML
5 14 (32.56%) jQuery
5 14 (32.56%) HTML
6 12 (27.91%) CSS
7 11 (25.58%) Web Services
8 9 (20.93%) WCF
8 9 (20.93%) HTML5
9 8 (18.60%) Windows SharePoint Services
10 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (13.95%) Ajax
12 5 (11.63%) XSLT
13 4 (9.30%) SOAP
13 4 (9.30%) Unity DI Container
13 4 (9.30%) CSS3
13 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 4 (9.30%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.98%) Wiki
3 1 (2.33%) Social Media
3 1 (2.33%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (53.49%) Windows
2 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.98%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) MVC
2 17 (39.53%) Web Development
3 12 (27.91%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (25.58%) Workflow
5 10 (23.26%) TDD
5 10 (23.26%) Document Management
6 8 (18.60%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (13.95%) BDD
7 6 (13.95%) Analytics
7 6 (13.95%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (13.95%) Web Analytics
8 5 (11.63%) Scrum
8 5 (11.63%) Software Engineering
8 5 (11.63%) SOA
9 4 (9.30%) UML
9 4 (9.30%) OO
9 4 (9.30%) OOD
9 4 (9.30%) Project Management
9 4 (9.30%) AOP
9 4 (9.30%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 35 (81.40%) C#
2 14 (32.56%) T-SQL
3 13 (30.23%) JavaScript
3 13 (30.23%) SQL
4 3 (6.98%) C++
5 2 (4.65%) Java
5 2 (4.65%) C
5 2 (4.65%) VC++
6 1 (2.33%) Delphi
6 1 (2.33%) VB
6 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (34.88%) Security Cleared
2 11 (25.58%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) Degree
5 1 (2.33%) MCTS
5 1 (2.33%) MCITP
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 29 (67.44%) Microsoft
2 11 (25.58%) Meridio
3 3 (6.98%) Unica
3 3 (6.98%) Omniture
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle
5 1 (2.33%) Twitter
5 1 (2.33%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.33%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) ESRI
5 1 (2.33%) Sybase
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