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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 60 134 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.63% 12.15% 12.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.41% 40.98% 50.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 70 66
Average daily rate
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£350 £348 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% +6.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £219 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £404 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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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
204 327 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.54% 29.65% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 126 187 127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £414 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 8
Average hourly rate £32.50 £38.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.58% +185.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.30 £38.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £38.50 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 December 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 December 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 79 (50.97%) C#
2 60 (38.71%) ASP.NET
3 57 (36.77%) Microsoft
4 55 (35.48%) MVC
4 55 (35.48%) JavaScript
5 49 (31.61%) SQL
6 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
7 45 (29.03%) SharePoint
8 42 (27.10%) HTML
9 38 (24.52%) Windows
9 38 (24.52%) .NET Framework
10 37 (23.87%) CSS
11 35 (22.58%) XML
12 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
13 31 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
14 29 (18.71%) Security Cleared
15 28 (18.06%) CRM
16 27 (17.42%) Web Services
16 27 (17.42%) jQuery
16 27 (17.42%) Dynamics CRM
17 26 (16.77%) Active Directory
17 26 (16.77%) SharePoint 2013
18 24 (15.48%) Web Development
19 23 (14.84%) SharePoint 2010
20 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
21 21 (13.55%) IIS
22 20 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
23 19 (12.26%) HTML5
23 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
23 19 (12.26%) Finance

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 45 (29.03%) SharePoint
2 31 (20.00%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (16.77%) SharePoint 2013
4 23 (14.84%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (13.55%) IIS
6 18 (11.61%) Exchange Server 2013
7 17 (10.97%) Lync
8 15 (9.68%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (7.74%) CMS
10 9 (5.81%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.94%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.94%) TIBCO EMS
12 2 (1.29%) ArcGIS
13 1 (0.65%) Liferay
13 1 (0.65%) LiveCycle
13 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.65%) Cloud Foundry
13 1 (0.65%) Drupal
13 1 (0.65%) DNN
13 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 19 (12.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (3.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.65%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.65%) Simulink
3 1 (0.65%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 27 (17.42%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (11.61%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.94%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (1.29%) WebTrends
5 1 (0.65%) Tridion
5 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (11.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (10.32%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (5.16%) PaaS
4 2 (1.29%) GitHub
5 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.10%) Internet
2 5 (3.23%) HTTPS
3 4 (2.58%) DNS
3 4 (2.58%) HTTP
4 3 (1.94%) LDAP
5 2 (1.29%) Intranet
5 2 (1.29%) GPRS
5 2 (1.29%) FTP
6 1 (0.65%) ATM
6 1 (0.65%) SSL
6 1 (0.65%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.68%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (3.87%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (1.94%) OLAP
5 3 (1.94%) MySQL
5 3 (1.94%) DTS
5 3 (1.94%) IDOL
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.29%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.65%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.65%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 16 (10.32%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.74%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.87%) MSTest
3 6 (3.87%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.23%) Subversion
5 4 (2.58%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.94%) Selenium
6 3 (1.94%) JIRA
7 2 (1.29%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.65%) Moq
8 1 (0.65%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.65%) PVCS
8 1 (0.65%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.65%) Firebug
8 1 (0.65%) Fiddler
8 1 (0.65%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.65%) CruiseControl
General
1 19 (12.26%) Finance
2 3 (1.94%) Advertising
2 3 (1.94%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.29%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Retail
4 1 (0.65%) Law
Job Titles
1 92 (59.35%) Developer
2 27 (17.42%) Architect
3 24 (15.48%) .NET Developer
4 18 (11.61%) Technical Architect
5 15 (9.68%) C# Developer
6 13 (8.39%) SharePoint Developer
7 11 (7.10%) Web Developer
8 8 (5.16%) Software Developer
9 7 (4.52%) Designer
9 7 (4.52%) ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Solutions Architect
10 6 (3.87%) Consultant
10 6 (3.87%) Support Engineer
10 6 (3.87%) C# .NET Developer
10 6 (3.87%) CRM Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.23%) C++ Developer
12 4 (2.58%) Microsoft Developer
12 4 (2.58%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 4 (2.58%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (38.71%) ASP.NET
2 42 (27.10%) HTML
3 38 (24.52%) .NET Framework
4 37 (23.87%) CSS
5 35 (22.58%) XML
6 27 (17.42%) Web Services
6 27 (17.42%) jQuery
7 20 (12.90%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (12.26%) HTML5
9 17 (10.97%) Application Packaging
9 17 (10.97%) WCF
10 16 (10.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (7.74%) CSS3
12 12 (7.74%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (6.45%) Ajax
13 10 (6.45%) AngularJS
14 9 (5.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 9 (5.81%) XML-RPC
14 9 (5.81%) Classic ASP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.97%) Clustering
2 13 (8.39%) Inversion of Control
3 5 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.58%) GIS
4 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.94%) Open Source
5 3 (1.94%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.29%) Wiki
6 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.65%) Social Media
7 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.65%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.65%) Taxonomies
7 1 (0.65%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 38 (24.52%) Windows
2 11 (7.10%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.94%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.65%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.48%) MVC
2 34 (21.94%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (18.06%) CRM
4 24 (15.48%) Web Development
5 17 (10.97%) Disaster Recovery
6 13 (8.39%) TDD
7 11 (7.10%) Scrum
7 11 (7.10%) SOA
8 10 (6.45%) OO
9 8 (5.16%) Workflow
10 7 (4.52%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (3.87%) Enterprise Architecture
11 6 (3.87%) Integration Testing
11 6 (3.87%) Service Management
11 6 (3.87%) Customer Engagement
12 5 (3.23%) Performance Analysis
12 5 (3.23%) Analytics
12 5 (3.23%) DSDM
12 5 (3.23%) ITIL
12 5 (3.23%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 79 (50.97%) C#
2 55 (35.48%) JavaScript
3 49 (31.61%) SQL
4 11 (7.10%) Java
5 9 (5.81%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.16%) C++
7 6 (3.87%) VB.NET
8 4 (2.58%) VC++
9 3 (1.94%) VBA
9 3 (1.94%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.29%) Ruby
10 2 (1.29%) Python
10 2 (1.29%) C
10 2 (1.29%) Perl
10 2 (1.29%) PHP
11 1 (0.65%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.65%) XAML
11 1 (0.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (18.71%) Security Cleared
2 22 (14.19%) SC Cleared
3 14 (9.03%) Degree
4 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (3.23%) MCITP
5 5 (3.23%) MCTS
6 2 (1.29%) HND
7 1 (0.65%) MCSE
7 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.65%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.29%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) QA
System Software
1 26 (16.77%) Active Directory
2 17 (10.97%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.65%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 1 (0.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 57 (36.77%) Microsoft
2 10 (6.45%) Sitecore
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle
4 3 (1.94%) TIBCO
4 3 (1.94%) Unica
4 3 (1.94%) Meridio
4 3 (1.94%) Open Text
5 2 (1.29%) Telerik
5 2 (1.29%) Omniture
5 2 (1.29%) ESRI
5 2 (1.29%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Ektron
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) CA
6 1 (0.65%) Veritas
6 1 (0.65%) Borland
6 1 (0.65%) Cisco
6 1 (0.65%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.65%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.65%) VMware
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