The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 52 46 76
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +30
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 30 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.70% 3.24% 0.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.77% 12.24% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 2
Average daily rate
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£325 £413 £385
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £330 £357
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £413
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 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 245 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.91% 26.43% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 74
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +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 £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET Framework
Berkshire

.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 31 July 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 31 July 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (83.33%) C#
3 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
4 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
5 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
6 20 (55.56%) Windows
7 18 (50.00%) Visual Studio
8 16 (44.44%) XML
8 16 (44.44%) SharePoint
8 16 (44.44%) Web Development
9 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
10 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
10 14 (38.89%) T-SQL
10 14 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (36.11%) HTML
11 13 (36.11%) SQL
11 13 (36.11%) MVC
11 13 (36.11%) jQuery
12 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
12 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
13 11 (30.56%) MS Office
13 11 (30.56%) CSS
13 11 (30.56%) Web Services
13 11 (30.56%) IDOL
13 11 (30.56%) Workflow
13 11 (30.56%) SharePoint Server
13 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (30.56%) Meridio
13 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 11 (30.56%) SharePoint Server
3 6 (16.67%) IIS
4 4 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.78%) ArcGIS
5 1 (2.78%) Node.js
Applications
1 12 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 11 (30.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.33%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (22.22%) LDAP
2 3 (8.33%) DNS
2 3 (8.33%) Internet
3 1 (2.78%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (80.56%) SQL Server
2 12 (33.33%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (30.56%) IDOL
3 11 (30.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (22.22%) OLAP
4 8 (22.22%) DTS
5 6 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) NUnit
2 4 (11.11%) SoapUI
2 4 (11.11%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.78%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.78%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.78%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.78%) Grunt
4 1 (2.78%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.78%) Bower
4 1 (2.78%) Selenium
4 1 (2.78%) JSUnit
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.33%) Marketing
2 2 (5.56%) Advertising
3 1 (2.78%) Military
3 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 32 (88.89%) Developer
2 11 (30.56%) SharePoint Developer
3 6 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 5 (13.89%) C# Developer
4 5 (13.89%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Web Developer
5 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.56%) Designer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Web Designer
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (2.78%) Solutions Designer
7 1 (2.78%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) UI Programmer
7 1 (2.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.78%) SharePoint Architect
7 1 (2.78%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 16 (44.44%) XML
4 14 (38.89%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 13 (36.11%) jQuery
5 13 (36.11%) HTML
6 11 (30.56%) Web Services
6 11 (30.56%) CSS
7 9 (25.00%) WCF
8 8 (22.22%) Windows SharePoint Services
8 8 (22.22%) HTML5
9 7 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (13.89%) Ajax
11 4 (11.11%) XSLT
11 4 (11.11%) SOAP
11 4 (11.11%) CSS3
11 4 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 2 (5.56%) Razor View Engine
12 2 (5.56%) LINQ
12 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Wiki
2 2 (5.56%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.78%) Social Media
3 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 14 (38.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.78%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) Web Development
2 13 (36.11%) MVC
3 11 (30.56%) Workflow
3 11 (30.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (27.78%) TDD
4 10 (27.78%) Document Management
5 6 (16.67%) Web Analytics
5 6 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (16.67%) BDD
5 6 (16.67%) Analytics
6 5 (13.89%) Software Engineering
6 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 5 (13.89%) SOA
7 4 (11.11%) UML
7 4 (11.11%) OO
7 4 (11.11%) OOD
7 4 (11.11%) Pair Programming
7 4 (11.11%) AOP
7 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
7 4 (11.11%) Change Data Capture
Programming Languages
1 30 (83.33%) C#
2 14 (38.89%) T-SQL
3 13 (36.11%) SQL
4 12 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 2 (5.56%) C
5 2 (5.56%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Delphi
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 11 (30.56%) SC Cleared
3 4 (11.11%) DV Cleared
4 1 (2.78%) MCSE
4 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (27.78%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 26 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 11 (30.56%) Meridio
3 3 (8.33%) Omniture
3 3 (8.33%) Unica
4 2 (5.56%) Oracle
5 1 (2.78%) Sybase
5 1 (2.78%) ESRI
5 1 (2.78%) Telerik
5 1 (2.78%) Google
5 1 (2.78%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.78%) Twitter