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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 71 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 6 10 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.62% 1.15% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.56% 4.72% 5.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 4
Average daily rate £313 £338 £376
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £305 £333
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £429 £421
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.25
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +9.48%
.NET Framework
Berkshire

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
234 212 253
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.05% 24.28% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 128 145
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £33.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+17.16% +1.51%

.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 9 February 2016.

.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 9 February 2016, 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 22 (100.00%) C#
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 17 (77.27%) Entity Framework
3 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
4 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 8 (36.36%) XML
5 8 (36.36%) Workflow
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
6 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
7 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (27.27%) K2 blackpearl
7 6 (27.27%) CSS
7 6 (27.27%) HTML
8 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
8 5 (22.73%) Web Services
9 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (18.18%) jQuery
9 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
9 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
9 4 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (18.18%) IIS
9 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
9 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (18.18%) TDD
9 4 (18.18%) Ajax
10 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (27.27%) K2 blackpearl
2 4 (18.18%) IIS
3 3 (13.64%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (9.09%) CMS
5 1 (4.55%) Node.js
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (9.09%) Big Data
3 2 (9.09%) Datazen
3 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
3 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 2 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (4.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 3 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 2 (9.09%) Subversion
3 2 (9.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 7 (31.82%) .NET Developer
3 4 (18.18%) Workflow Specialist
4 3 (13.64%) C# Developer
4 3 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Junior Software Developer
5 2 (9.09%) SQL Developer
6 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Consultant
6 1 (4.55%) BizTalk Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# .NET Developer
6 1 (4.55%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Development Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Development Support Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Escalation Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.55%) XML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (77.27%) Entity Framework
3 11 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 8 (36.36%) XML
5 6 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (27.27%) CSS
5 6 (27.27%) HTML
6 5 (22.73%) Web Services
7 4 (18.18%) Ajax
7 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 4 (18.18%) jQuery
7 4 (18.18%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (9.09%) Castle Windsor
8 2 (9.09%) OLE
8 2 (9.09%) OLE DB
8 2 (9.09%) Ruby on Rails
8 2 (9.09%) SAML
8 2 (9.09%) WF
8 2 (9.09%) WSE
8 2 (9.09%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Inversion of Control
1 2 (9.09%) User Experience
2 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 1 (4.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (77.27%) MVC
2 8 (36.36%) Workflow
3 7 (31.82%) Data Protection
4 4 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (18.18%) TDD
5 3 (13.64%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) Build Automation
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) Open Source
6 2 (9.09%) Scrum
6 2 (9.09%) Secure Coding
6 2 (9.09%) Software Optimisation
7 1 (4.55%) BDD
7 1 (4.55%) Front End Development
7 1 (4.55%) Memory Management
7 1 (4.55%) MSF
7 1 (4.55%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C#
2 15 (68.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (50.00%) SQL
4 5 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 4 (18.18%) VB.NET
6 3 (13.64%) Java
7 2 (9.09%) C++
7 2 (9.09%) PHP
7 2 (9.09%) Ruby
7 2 (9.09%) VB
7 2 (9.09%) VBScript
8 1 (4.55%) C
8 1 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (4.55%) R
8 1 (4.55%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 2 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) MCSD
2 1 (4.55%) MCSE
2 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (4.55%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) Remedy