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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 47 53 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +30
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 22 26 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.53% 2.61% 1.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.28% 9.15% 6.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 12 6
Average daily rate
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£425 £413 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £231 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
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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
195 284 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.41% 28.51% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 157 75
Average daily rate £363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 9
Average hourly rate £19.00 £27.25 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-30.27% +36.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 18 September 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 18 September 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (80.43%) C#
3 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
4 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
5 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET
6 24 (52.17%) Windows
7 20 (43.48%) MVC
7 20 (43.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
9 18 (39.13%) SharePoint
9 18 (39.13%) Visual Studio
10 17 (36.96%) XML
10 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (36.96%) Web Development
11 15 (32.61%) SQL
11 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
12 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
12 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
14 11 (23.91%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (23.91%) Inversion of Control
14 11 (23.91%) SharePoint Server
14 11 (23.91%) Meridio
14 11 (23.91%) IDOL
14 11 (23.91%) Workflow
14 11 (23.91%) Web Services
14 11 (23.91%) HTML
14 11 (23.91%) MS Office
15 10 (21.74%) JavaScript

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (39.13%) SharePoint
2 11 (23.91%) SharePoint Server
3 8 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (17.39%) IIS
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.35%) Lync
5 1 (2.17%) Node.js
5 1 (2.17%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 19 (41.30%) MS Excel
2 11 (23.91%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) WebTrends
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.22%) PaaS
3 2 (4.35%) GitHub
3 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.39%) LDAP
2 3 (6.52%) DNS
2 3 (6.52%) Internet
3 1 (2.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (63.04%) SQL Server
2 12 (26.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (23.91%) IDOL
4 8 (17.39%) OLAP
4 8 (17.39%) DTS
4 8 (17.39%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 18 (39.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.04%) MSTest
3 4 (8.70%) Git (software)
3 4 (8.70%) NUnit
3 4 (8.70%) SoapUI
4 3 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Moq
5 1 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) JSUnit
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
5 1 (2.17%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.17%) Grunt
5 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.17%) Bower
General
1 3 (6.52%) Marketing
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
2 2 (4.35%) Advertising
3 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 38 (82.61%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) SharePoint Developer
3 7 (15.22%) .NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
5 4 (8.70%) C++ Developer
5 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Developer
6 3 (6.52%) Senior Developer
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Web Designer
7 2 (4.35%) Designer
7 2 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior C# Developer
8 1 (2.17%) Senior .NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Consultant
8 1 (2.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (54.35%) ASP.NET
3 20 (43.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 17 (36.96%) XML
5 11 (23.91%) HTML
5 11 (23.91%) Web Services
6 10 (21.74%) WCF
6 10 (21.74%) jQuery
6 10 (21.74%) CSS
6 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (17.39%) Windows SharePoint Services
9 7 (15.22%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 7 (15.22%) Unity DI Container
10 6 (13.04%) Ajax
11 5 (10.87%) HTML5
11 5 (10.87%) XSLT
11 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 4 (8.70%) SOAP
13 2 (4.35%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (6.52%) Wiki
3 2 (4.35%) Clustering
4 1 (2.17%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (52.17%) Windows
2 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) MVC
2 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (36.96%) Web Development
3 11 (23.91%) Workflow
3 11 (23.91%) Dependency Injection
4 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 10 (21.74%) Document Management
5 6 (13.04%) Web Analytics
5 6 (13.04%) Integration Testing
5 6 (13.04%) BDD
5 6 (13.04%) SOA
5 6 (13.04%) Analytics
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (10.87%) Software Engineering
7 4 (8.70%) AOP
7 4 (8.70%) Pair Programming
7 4 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 4 (8.70%) SEO
7 4 (8.70%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 37 (80.43%) C#
2 15 (32.61%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) T-SQL
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.87%) C++
6 4 (8.70%) VC++
7 2 (4.35%) C
7 2 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) Delphi
8 1 (2.17%) VB
8 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Security Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.70%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.35%) Degree
5 1 (2.17%) MCSE
5 1 (2.17%) MCTS
5 1 (2.17%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (21.74%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (13.04%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 31 (67.39%) Microsoft
2 11 (23.91%) Meridio
3 3 (6.52%) Omniture
3 3 (6.52%) Unica
4 2 (4.35%) Oracle
5 1 (2.17%) Sybase
5 1 (2.17%) ESRI
5 1 (2.17%) Telerik
5 1 (2.17%) Google
5 1 (2.17%) Fujitsu
5 1 (2.17%) Twitter