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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 16 10
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 63 77 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.02% 7.81% 10.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.58% 35.98% 43.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 44 45
Average daily rate
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£375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £434 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
213 214 214
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.75% 21.70% 24.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 128 89
Average daily rate £375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £181 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Average hourly rate - £20.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +36.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 22 May 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 22 May 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.

1 112 (77.24%) C#
2 61 (42.07%) ASP.NET
3 56 (38.62%) SQL Server
4 55 (37.93%) Windows
5 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
6 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
7 44 (30.34%) HTML
8 40 (27.59%) jQuery
9 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (24.83%) MVC
11 34 (23.45%) CSS
12 31 (21.38%) Security Cleared
13 29 (20.00%) CMS
14 26 (17.93%) SQL
15 24 (16.55%) Web Services
15 24 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
16 20 (13.79%) Windows 7
16 20 (13.79%) SCCM
16 20 (13.79%) AngularJS
17 19 (13.10%) Scrum
17 19 (13.10%) SharePoint
18 17 (11.72%) DV Cleared
19 16 (11.03%) .NET Framework
19 16 (11.03%) Java
20 14 (9.66%) BizTalk Server
20 14 (9.66%) XML
20 14 (9.66%) Sitecore
20 14 (9.66%) HTML5
20 14 (9.66%) CSS3

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (20.00%) CMS
2 19 (13.10%) SharePoint
3 14 (9.66%) BizTalk Server
4 13 (8.97%) Sitecore CMS
5 10 (6.90%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (4.83%) IIS
7 6 (4.14%) Node.js
7 6 (4.14%) SharePoint Server
8 4 (2.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (2.07%) MS Exchange
9 3 (2.07%) Lync
9 3 (2.07%) Umbraco
10 2 (1.38%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.69%) Liferay
11 1 (0.69%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.69%) Drupal
Applications
1 8 (5.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.14%) Office 365
3 3 (2.07%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.52%) Intranet
2 4 (2.76%) Internet
3 3 (2.07%) SSL
3 3 (2.07%) HTTP
3 3 (2.07%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (38.62%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.97%) MySQL
3 10 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.52%) Informix
4 8 (5.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.14%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.14%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (4.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.38%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.69%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.69%) DB2
Development Applications
1 12 (8.28%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.59%) Selenium
2 11 (7.59%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.52%) MSTest
4 7 (4.83%) NUnit
5 4 (2.76%) MSBuild
6 3 (2.07%) QuickTest Pro
6 3 (2.07%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.38%) Subversion
7 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.38%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.38%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.38%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.69%) Artifactory
8 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.69%) NuGet
8 1 (0.69%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.69%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.69%) NetAdvantage
8 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (2.76%) Retail
2 3 (2.07%) Finance
2 3 (2.07%) Advertising
3 2 (1.38%) Marketing
3 2 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.69%) Automotive
4 1 (0.69%) Law
Job Titles
1 81 (55.86%) Developer
2 21 (14.48%) .NET Developer
3 20 (13.79%) Applications Packager
4 17 (11.72%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.34%) Web Developer
6 14 (9.66%) Architect
7 10 (6.90%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.21%) Sitecore Developer
9 8 (5.52%) SharePoint Developer
9 8 (5.52%) Data Architect
10 6 (4.14%) Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Systems Analyst
11 4 (2.76%) Software Developer
11 4 (2.76%) Support Engineer
12 3 (2.07%) AWS Developer
12 3 (2.07%) Field Engineer
12 3 (2.07%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (42.07%) ASP.NET
2 44 (30.34%) HTML
3 40 (27.59%) jQuery
4 34 (23.45%) CSS
5 24 (16.55%) Web Services
5 24 (16.55%) ASP.NET MVC
6 20 (13.79%) AngularJS
7 16 (11.03%) .NET Framework
8 14 (9.66%) XML
8 14 (9.66%) HTML5
8 14 (9.66%) CSS3
9 12 (8.28%) KnockoutJS
10 9 (6.21%) Entity Framework
11 8 (5.52%) WCF
11 8 (5.52%) WPF
12 7 (4.83%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 7 (4.83%) ASP.NET Web API
12 7 (4.83%) SOAP
12 7 (4.83%) Ajax
12 7 (4.83%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.07%) User Experience
1 3 (2.07%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.07%) N-Tier
1 3 (2.07%) Cryptography
2 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
2 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
2 1 (0.69%) Data Structures
2 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
2 1 (0.69%) GIS
2 1 (0.69%) AS400
2 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (0.69%) iSeries
2 1 (0.69%) iPhone
2 1 (0.69%) iPad
2 1 (0.69%) Life Science
2 1 (0.69%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 55 (37.93%) Windows
2 20 (13.79%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (2.07%) Windows Phone
3 3 (2.07%) Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Android
4 2 (1.38%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (26.21%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (24.83%) MVC
3 19 (13.10%) Scrum
4 13 (8.97%) TDD
5 11 (7.59%) SOA
6 9 (6.21%) Migration
6 9 (6.21%) Workflow
7 8 (5.52%) Content Management
7 8 (5.52%) Data Modelling
8 7 (4.83%) E-Commerce
8 7 (4.83%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.14%) Kanban
9 6 (4.14%) OO
10 5 (3.45%) Mentoring
11 4 (2.76%) Web Development
11 4 (2.76%) Customer Engagement
11 4 (2.76%) CMMI
11 4 (2.76%) CRM
12 3 (2.07%) Analytics
12 3 (2.07%) Garbage Collection
Programming Languages
1 112 (77.24%) C#
2 52 (35.86%) JavaScript
3 26 (17.93%) SQL
4 16 (11.03%) Java
5 12 (8.28%) VB.NET
6 9 (6.21%) T-SQL
7 7 (4.83%) C++
8 3 (2.07%) C
8 3 (2.07%) PHP
8 3 (2.07%) VB
9 2 (1.38%) Ruby
9 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.38%) VBScript
9 2 (1.38%) Perl
10 1 (0.69%) Python
10 1 (0.69%) XAML
10 1 (0.69%) VB6
10 1 (0.69%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 31 (21.38%) Security Cleared
2 17 (11.72%) DV Cleared
3 10 (6.90%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.07%) MCTS
4 3 (2.07%) MCITP
4 3 (2.07%) Degree
5 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.38%) QA
1 2 (1.38%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 20 (13.79%) Microsoft App-V
2 6 (4.14%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 20 (13.79%) SCCM
2 3 (2.07%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.38%) MOM
4 1 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 47 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.66%) Sitecore
3 10 (6.90%) Oracle
4 8 (5.52%) webMethods
5 3 (2.07%) Google
6 2 (1.38%) HP
7 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.69%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.69%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.69%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.69%) Endeca
7 1 (0.69%) Telerik
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