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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 65 73 64
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 5 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.42% 0.54% 0.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 1.99% 2.25% 2.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £250 £313 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -12.28%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-50.37% +2.66%

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
151 222 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.36% 23.85% 23.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 163 117
Median daily rate £375 £376 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.13% +3.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £478 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Median hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -21.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 5 (100.00%) C#
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (60.00%) MVC
3 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
3 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Grunt
4 2 (40.00%) Node.js
4 2 (40.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) LINQ
4 2 (40.00%) Bower
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (40.00%) Project Management
4 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
4 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) HTML5
4 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (40.00%) K2 blackpearl
4 2 (40.00%) Web Development
4 2 (40.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (40.00%) Time Management
4 2 (40.00%) HTML
4 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 2 (40.00%) CSS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) K2 blackpearl
2 1 (20.00%) CMS
2 1 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Bower
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Grunt
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C# Programmer
2 2 (40.00%) Full Stack Developer
2 2 (40.00%) HTML Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Developer
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Programmer
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Build and Release Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Build Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Release Manager
3 1 (20.00%) Sitecore Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
1 5 (100.00%) Entity Framework
2 3 (60.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (40.00%) CSS
3 2 (40.00%) CSS3
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) HTML5
3 2 (40.00%) jQuery
3 2 (40.00%) LINQ
3 2 (40.00%) Node.js
3 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Data Protection
1 3 (60.00%) MVC
2 2 (40.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Time Management
2 2 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Wireframes
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Data Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Sitecore