The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 27 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 23 6
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET 101 67 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.01% 6.59% 14.00%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.85% 30.18% 49.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 42 37
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £277 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
.NET
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
260 222 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.77% 21.83% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 135 81
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £181 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Reading region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Reading

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Reading region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Reading region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing .NET 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.

1 103 (63.19%) C#
2 68 (41.72%) ASP.NET
3 67 (41.10%) SQL Server
4 57 (34.97%) JavaScript
5 51 (31.29%) Windows
6 50 (30.67%) Microsoft
7 47 (28.83%) HTML
7 47 (28.83%) MVC
8 46 (28.22%) jQuery
9 42 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
10 38 (23.31%) CSS
11 36 (22.09%) SQL
12 31 (19.02%) Web Services
12 31 (19.02%) SharePoint
13 30 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
14 29 (17.79%) .NET Framework
14 29 (17.79%) CMS
15 28 (17.18%) BizTalk Server
16 26 (15.95%) Security Cleared
17 23 (14.11%) XML
18 21 (12.88%) Scrum
19 20 (12.27%) AngularJS
20 18 (11.04%) SharePoint 2013
20 18 (11.04%) Visual Studio
20 18 (11.04%) SOA
20 18 (11.04%) TDD
21 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
22 16 (9.82%) Java
23 15 (9.20%) Sitecore
24 14 (8.59%) Sitecore CMS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 31 (19.02%) SharePoint
2 29 (17.79%) CMS
3 28 (17.18%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (11.04%) SharePoint 2013
5 14 (8.59%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (7.36%) IIS
6 12 (7.36%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (6.13%) SharePoint Server
7 10 (6.13%) Lync
8 7 (4.29%) Exchange Server 2013
9 5 (3.07%) Node.js
10 3 (1.84%) WebSphere
10 3 (1.84%) Umbraco
10 3 (1.84%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.61%) Drupal
11 1 (0.61%) Liferay
11 1 (0.61%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.61%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 10 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.84%) MS Office
3 2 (1.23%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 12 (7.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (4.91%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.23%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.68%) Office 365
2 6 (3.68%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (5.52%) Intranet
2 5 (3.07%) Internet
3 3 (1.84%) Firewall
4 2 (1.23%) HTTP
4 2 (1.23%) SSL
5 1 (0.61%) DNS
5 1 (0.61%) ATM
5 1 (0.61%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (41.10%) SQL Server
2 17 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (8.59%) MySQL
4 12 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.91%) Informix
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.07%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.07%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.23%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.23%) IDOL
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.23%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.61%) OLAP
8 1 (0.61%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.61%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 18 (11.04%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.68%) MSTest
3 6 (3.68%) Selenium
4 5 (3.07%) NUnit
5 4 (2.45%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.45%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.45%) Subversion
6 3 (1.84%) QuickTest Pro
7 2 (1.23%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.23%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.23%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.61%) Firebug
8 1 (0.61%) JIRA
8 1 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.61%) CruiseControl
8 1 (0.61%) Moq
8 1 (0.61%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.61%) Jenkins
General
1 14 (8.59%) Finance
2 3 (1.84%) Retail
3 1 (0.61%) Marketing
3 1 (0.61%) Law
3 1 (0.61%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 94 (57.67%) Developer
2 31 (19.02%) .NET Developer
3 23 (14.11%) Architect
4 16 (9.82%) Web Developer
5 15 (9.20%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.36%) Applications Packager
7 11 (6.75%) SharePoint Developer
8 10 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
9 9 (5.52%) Sitecore Developer
10 8 (4.91%) Data Architect
11 7 (4.29%) Technical Architect
12 6 (3.68%) ASP.NET Developer
12 6 (3.68%) Analyst
13 5 (3.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 5 (3.07%) Front-End Developer
13 5 (3.07%) Software Developer
13 5 (3.07%) Systems Analyst
13 5 (3.07%) Field Engineer
14 4 (2.45%) Consultant
14 4 (2.45%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (41.72%) ASP.NET
2 47 (28.83%) HTML
3 46 (28.22%) jQuery
4 38 (23.31%) CSS
5 31 (19.02%) Web Services
6 30 (18.40%) ASP.NET MVC
7 29 (17.79%) .NET Framework
8 23 (14.11%) XML
9 20 (12.27%) AngularJS
10 14 (8.59%) HTML5
10 14 (8.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (7.98%) CSS3
12 12 (7.36%) WCF
13 9 (5.52%) Ajax
13 9 (5.52%) KnockoutJS
13 9 (5.52%) ASP.NET Web API
14 8 (4.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 8 (4.91%) Classic ASP
14 8 (4.91%) WPF
15 7 (4.29%) Application Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.29%) Clustering
2 3 (1.84%) Computer Science
2 3 (1.84%) Cryptography
2 3 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
2 3 (1.84%) N-Tier
2 3 (1.84%) Digital Media
2 3 (1.84%) User Experience
2 3 (1.84%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.84%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.61%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.61%) Life Science
3 1 (0.61%) iPad
3 1 (0.61%) Open Source
3 1 (0.61%) iPhone
3 1 (0.61%) Reference Data
3 1 (0.61%) Data Integration
3 1 (0.61%) GIS
3 1 (0.61%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 51 (31.29%) Windows
2 12 (7.36%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (2.45%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (1.23%) Linux
5 1 (0.61%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.61%) Android
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.61%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.61%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (28.83%) MVC
2 42 (25.77%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (12.88%) Scrum
4 18 (11.04%) SOA
4 18 (11.04%) TDD
5 13 (7.98%) CRM
6 11 (6.75%) Workflow
7 10 (6.13%) Data Modelling
8 9 (5.52%) Migration
9 8 (4.91%) Web Development
10 7 (4.29%) Content Management
10 7 (4.29%) Customer Engagement
10 7 (4.29%) OO
10 7 (4.29%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (3.68%) Service Management
11 6 (3.68%) ITIL
12 5 (3.07%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.07%) E-Commerce
12 5 (3.07%) Mentoring
13 4 (2.45%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 103 (63.19%) C#
2 57 (34.97%) JavaScript
3 36 (22.09%) SQL
4 16 (9.82%) Java
5 11 (6.75%) VB.NET
6 8 (4.91%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.45%) C++
7 4 (2.45%) PHP
8 3 (1.84%) VB
9 2 (1.23%) C
9 2 (1.23%) VBScript
9 2 (1.23%) Perl
9 2 (1.23%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.23%) Ruby
10 1 (0.61%) X++
10 1 (0.61%) VB6
10 1 (0.61%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 26 (15.95%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.36%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.52%) DV Cleared
3 9 (5.52%) Degree
4 6 (3.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.68%) MCITP
4 6 (3.68%) MCTS
5 2 (1.23%) HND
6 1 (0.61%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.61%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (8.59%) Active Directory
2 12 (7.36%) Microsoft App-V
3 7 (4.29%) Hyper-V
4 2 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (7.36%) SCCM
2 3 (1.84%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.23%) MOM
4 1 (0.61%) Puppet
4 1 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 50 (30.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.20%) Sitecore
3 11 (6.75%) Oracle
4 8 (4.91%) webMethods
5 2 (1.23%) VMware
5 2 (1.23%) HP
5 2 (1.23%) Meridio
5 2 (1.23%) Google
5 2 (1.23%) Telerik
6 1 (0.61%) Ektron
6 1 (0.61%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.61%) Adobe
6 1 (0.61%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
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