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 February 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 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 60 64 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -24
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 12 11 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 1.10% 3.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 5.00% 12.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 15
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £330 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £391 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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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
244 220 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.15% 22.02% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 135 95
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 - £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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 27 February 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 27 February 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (73.53%) C#
3 21 (61.76%) MVC
4 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 19 (55.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 16 (47.06%) Windows
6 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
7 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
7 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
8 14 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
8 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
9 12 (35.29%) TDD
10 10 (29.41%) SQL
10 10 (29.41%) Web Services
11 9 (26.47%) HTML
12 8 (23.53%) IIS
12 8 (23.53%) CSS
12 8 (23.53%) jQuery
13 7 (20.59%) Inversion of Control
13 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
13 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
13 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
14 6 (17.65%) Scrum
14 6 (17.65%) Workflow
14 6 (17.65%) Finance
15 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
15 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
15 5 (14.71%) CRM
15 5 (14.71%) XML

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 14 (41.18%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (23.53%) IIS
3 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (11.76%) CMS
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (11.76%) Lync
4 4 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (5.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (8.82%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LDAP
1 1 (2.94%) ATM
1 1 (2.94%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (11.76%) MySQL
3 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.88%) IDOL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.94%) OLAP
5 1 (2.94%) DTS
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.82%) Subversion
4 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (5.88%) MSTest
4 2 (5.88%) SoapUI
4 2 (5.88%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.94%) NuGet
5 1 (2.94%) Artifactory
5 1 (2.94%) CruiseControl
5 1 (2.94%) Firebug
5 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 6 (17.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) .NET Developer
3 7 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Technical Architect
4 4 (11.76%) Architect
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.88%) BizTalk Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Junior
6 2 (5.88%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Field Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (58.82%) ASP.NET
3 19 (55.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (29.41%) Web Services
6 9 (26.47%) HTML
7 8 (23.53%) CSS
7 8 (23.53%) jQuery
8 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (14.71%) Unity DI Container
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (14.71%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) WCF
9 5 (14.71%) WF
10 4 (11.76%) Application Packaging
10 4 (11.76%) Ajax
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (5.88%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Inversion of Control
2 4 (11.76%) Clustering
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.94%) Taxonomies
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Reference Data
4 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) MVC
2 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (35.29%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) Workflow
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) CRM
6 4 (11.76%) OO
6 4 (11.76%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (11.76%) Dependency Injection
7 3 (8.82%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (8.82%) Web Development
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL
7 3 (8.82%) SOA
7 3 (8.82%) Service Management
8 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Document Management
8 2 (5.88%) Build Automation
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) C++
5 2 (5.88%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) Perl
5 2 (5.88%) PHP
5 2 (5.88%) T-SQL
5 2 (5.88%) VBScript
5 2 (5.88%) VB
5 2 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) VC++
5 2 (5.88%) Ruby
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.71%) Security Cleared
2 4 (11.76%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCTS
3 3 (8.82%) MCITP
4 2 (5.88%) VCP4
5 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (14.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (11.76%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) VMware
2 2 (5.88%) Meridio
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.94%) Ektron