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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 15 14
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 95 91 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.93% 8.95% 8.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.97% 32.04% 49.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 47 42
Average daily rate
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£411 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.NET
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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
194 284 248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.32% 27.93% 17.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 157 75
Average daily rate £365 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £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
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 19 September 2014.

.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 19 September 2014, 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.

1 111 (60.33%) C#
2 84 (45.65%) ASP.NET
3 75 (40.76%) Microsoft
4 65 (35.33%) SQL Server
5 64 (34.78%) SQL
6 57 (30.98%) Windows
7 56 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 51 (27.72%) SharePoint
8 51 (27.72%) MVC
9 46 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 46 (25.00%) Security Cleared
10 42 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (22.83%) XML
10 42 (22.83%) HTML
11 39 (21.20%) Web Development
12 38 (20.65%) Visual Studio
12 38 (20.65%) MS Excel
13 35 (19.02%) SC Cleared
14 34 (18.48%) CSS
15 31 (16.85%) Web Services
15 31 (16.85%) SharePoint Server
16 28 (15.22%) T-SQL
17 26 (14.13%) BizTalk Server
18 25 (13.59%) IIS
18 25 (13.59%) WCF
19 24 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
20 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
21 22 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
22 21 (11.41%) CRM
23 20 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 51 (27.72%) SharePoint
2 31 (16.85%) SharePoint Server
3 26 (14.13%) BizTalk Server
4 25 (13.59%) IIS
5 16 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (8.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 11 (5.98%) Exchange Server 2013
8 10 (5.43%) Lync
9 8 (4.35%) CMS
10 7 (3.80%) Sitecore CMS
11 5 (2.72%) ArcGIS
12 3 (1.63%) TIBCO EMS
12 3 (1.63%) Oracle Spatial
12 3 (1.63%) WebSphere
13 2 (1.09%) MS Exchange
14 1 (0.54%) DNN
14 1 (0.54%) Drupal
14 1 (0.54%) Umbraco
14 1 (0.54%) Node.js
14 1 (0.54%) Liferay
Applications
1 38 (20.65%) MS Excel
2 17 (9.24%) MS Office
3 4 (2.17%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.54%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.54%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.54%) Simulink
4 1 (0.54%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 19 (10.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (6.52%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.63%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.63%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.54%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.54%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 22 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.43%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.35%) PaaS
4 2 (1.09%) GitHub
4 2 (1.09%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 13 (7.07%) LDAP
2 12 (6.52%) Internet
3 8 (4.35%) HTTP
4 7 (3.80%) HTTPS
5 6 (3.26%) DNS
6 5 (2.72%) FTP
7 4 (2.17%) SSL
8 3 (1.63%) SSH
8 3 (1.63%) Firewall
8 3 (1.63%) VPN
8 3 (1.63%) ATM
9 2 (1.09%) GPRS
10 1 (0.54%) Ethereal
10 1 (0.54%) Wireshark
10 1 (0.54%) Network Security
10 1 (0.54%) tcpdump
10 1 (0.54%) snoop
10 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 1 (0.54%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 1 (0.54%) BIG-IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (35.33%) SQL Server
2 24 (13.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 18 (9.78%) SQL Server 2008
4 14 (7.61%) OLAP
4 14 (7.61%) DTS
5 12 (6.52%) IDOL
6 9 (4.89%) SQL Server 2012
7 7 (3.80%) Data Mining
8 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
9 4 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.63%) Star Schema
10 3 (1.63%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.63%) MySQL
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.54%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.54%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 38 (20.65%) Visual Studio
2 16 (8.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (4.89%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.26%) MSTest
4 6 (3.26%) SoapUI
5 4 (2.17%) Subversion
5 4 (2.17%) NUnit
5 4 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.17%) Selenium
6 3 (1.63%) JIRA
7 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.54%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.54%) Moq
8 1 (0.54%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.54%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.54%) JSUnit
8 1 (0.54%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.54%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.54%) Jasmine
General
1 11 (5.98%) Finance
2 7 (3.80%) Marketing
3 5 (2.72%) Advertising
4 3 (1.63%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.54%) Banking
5 1 (0.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.54%) Military
5 1 (0.54%) Publishing
5 1 (0.54%) Games
5 1 (0.54%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 119 (64.67%) Developer
2 28 (15.22%) .NET Developer
3 26 (14.13%) SharePoint Developer
4 20 (10.87%) Architect
5 18 (9.78%) C# Developer
6 15 (8.15%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (7.07%) Technical Architect
8 12 (6.52%) Web Developer
8 12 (6.52%) Software Developer
9 11 (5.98%) C# .NET Developer
10 9 (4.89%) Designer
11 8 (4.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Senior Developer
12 7 (3.80%) Analyst
13 6 (3.26%) Support Engineer
13 6 (3.26%) Consultant
13 6 (3.26%) CRM Developer
14 5 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
14 5 (2.72%) Sitecore Developer
14 5 (2.72%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (45.65%) ASP.NET
2 46 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 42 (22.83%) XML
3 42 (22.83%) HTML
4 34 (18.48%) CSS
5 31 (16.85%) Web Services
6 25 (13.59%) WCF
7 20 (10.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (10.33%) jQuery
9 18 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
9 18 (9.78%) HTML5
10 14 (7.61%) Ajax
10 14 (7.61%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (7.61%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 13 (7.07%) ASP.NET Web API
12 10 (5.43%) XSLT
12 10 (5.43%) SOAP
12 10 (5.43%) Application Packaging
13 9 (4.89%) CSS3
13 9 (4.89%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.98%) Inversion of Control
2 10 (5.43%) Clustering
3 6 (3.26%) GIS
3 6 (3.26%) Management Information System
3 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (2.72%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.17%) Statistics
6 3 (1.63%) Wiki
6 3 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.63%) PKI
7 2 (1.09%) Mobile App
7 2 (1.09%) Open Source
7 2 (1.09%) Social Media
7 2 (1.09%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.54%) Physics
8 1 (0.54%) iPhone
8 1 (0.54%) New Media
8 1 (0.54%) User Experience
8 1 (0.54%) IPTV
8 1 (0.54%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 57 (30.98%) Windows
2 23 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
3 6 (3.26%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (2.17%) UNIX
4 4 (2.17%) Windows 8
5 3 (1.63%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.63%) Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Android
6 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (27.72%) MVC
2 42 (22.83%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (21.20%) Web Development
4 21 (11.41%) CRM
5 19 (10.33%) Workflow
6 16 (8.70%) OO
7 14 (7.61%) TDD
8 12 (6.52%) Analytics
9 11 (5.98%) BDD
9 11 (5.98%) Dependency Injection
9 11 (5.98%) Scrum
10 10 (5.43%) Disaster Recovery
10 10 (5.43%) Document Management
10 10 (5.43%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.43%) SOA
11 7 (3.80%) Performance Analysis
11 7 (3.80%) Migration
11 7 (3.80%) OOD
11 7 (3.80%) ETL
11 7 (3.80%) UML
Programming Languages
1 111 (60.33%) C#
2 64 (34.78%) SQL
3 56 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.22%) T-SQL
5 17 (9.24%) Java
6 15 (8.15%) C++
7 7 (3.80%) PowerShell
7 7 (3.80%) Perl
8 6 (3.26%) C
9 5 (2.72%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.17%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.17%) VC++
10 4 (2.17%) R
11 3 (1.63%) Python
12 2 (1.09%) VBA
12 2 (1.09%) VB
12 2 (1.09%) PHP
12 2 (1.09%) Ruby
12 2 (1.09%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.54%) X++
Qualifications
1 46 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 35 (19.02%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.24%) Degree
4 6 (3.26%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.17%) MCSE
5 4 (2.17%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.63%) MCTS
7 2 (1.09%) CISSP
7 2 (1.09%) MCITP
7 2 (1.09%) MCPD
8 1 (0.54%) MCSD
8 1 (0.54%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.43%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (10.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (5.43%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.54%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.54%) Puppet
1 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.54%) Salt
Vendors
1 75 (40.76%) Microsoft
2 12 (6.52%) Meridio
3 9 (4.89%) Oracle
4 8 (4.35%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.26%) ESRI
6 4 (2.17%) SAP
7 3 (1.63%) Unica
7 3 (1.63%) Omniture
7 3 (1.63%) Open Text
7 3 (1.63%) Cisco
7 3 (1.63%) TIBCO
8 2 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (1.09%) Nokia
8 2 (1.09%) Google
8 2 (1.09%) Twitter
9 1 (0.54%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.54%) F5
9 1 (0.54%) Telerik
9 1 (0.54%) SolidWorks
9 1 (0.54%) Adobe
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