The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 21 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 19 38 23
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET 56 42 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.00% 4.44% 6.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.58% 18.92% 27.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 28 34
Median daily rate £413 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +17.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £461 £545
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £55.55 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
149 222 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.29% 23.49% 23.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 162 123
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £475 £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 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 21 January 2017.

.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 21 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 66 (75.86%) C#
2 37 (42.53%) SQL
3 31 (35.63%) SQL Server
4 29 (33.33%) MVC
5 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET
6 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
7 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
8 20 (22.99%) Data Protection
9 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
11 16 (18.39%) CSS
12 15 (17.24%) Web Services
12 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
13 13 (14.94%) Finance
14 11 (12.64%) WCF
14 11 (12.64%) Windows
14 11 (12.64%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (12.64%) Apex Code
14 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
15 10 (11.49%) CSS3
15 10 (11.49%) CRM
15 10 (11.49%) HTML
16 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
16 9 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
16 9 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
16 9 (10.34%) TDD
16 9 (10.34%) jQuery
17 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
17 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (9.20%) SharePoint

.NET
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 9 (10.34%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (9.20%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.75%) MS Exchange
4 4 (4.60%) CMS
5 3 (3.45%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.30%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (1.15%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.15%) Kentico
7 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.15%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (17.24%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.30%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (1.15%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Office 365
3 3 (3.45%) IaaS
3 3 (3.45%) PaaS
4 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (35.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (3.45%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.15%) CouchDB
5 1 (1.15%) MS Access
5 1 (1.15%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 6 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (5.75%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.75%) MSTest
4 3 (3.45%) Grunt
5 2 (2.30%) Bower
6 1 (1.15%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.15%) git-flow
6 1 (1.15%) JUnit
6 1 (1.15%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.15%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.15%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.15%) Xcode
General
1 13 (14.94%) Finance
2 4 (4.60%) French Language
2 4 (4.60%) German Language
2 4 (4.60%) Italian Language
2 4 (4.60%) Spanish Language
2 4 (4.60%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.45%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Advertising
4 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (77.01%) Developer
2 41 (47.13%) .NET Developer
3 33 (37.93%) C# Developer
4 19 (21.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (17.24%) SQL Developer
6 11 (12.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (12.64%) Salesforce Developer
7 6 (6.90%) Consultant
7 6 (6.90%) Full Stack Developer
8 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Azure Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Integration Developer
9 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (4.60%) WCF Developer
10 3 (3.45%) ColdFusion Developer
10 3 (3.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET
2 17 (19.54%) AngularJS
3 16 (18.39%) CSS
4 15 (17.24%) Web Services
5 11 (12.64%) WCF
6 10 (11.49%) CSS3
6 10 (11.49%) HTML
7 9 (10.34%) jQuery
8 8 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (6.90%) MAPI
9 6 (6.90%) Node.js
9 6 (6.90%) REST
10 5 (5.75%) .NET Framework
10 5 (5.75%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (5.75%) Entity Framework
10 5 (5.75%) WPF
11 4 (4.60%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 4 (4.60%) HTML5
11 4 (4.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.60%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.90%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (4.60%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.15%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.15%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 1 (1.15%) Android
2 1 (1.15%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.15%) Unix
2 1 (1.15%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (33.33%) MVC
2 20 (22.99%) Data Protection
3 18 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (11.49%) CRM
5 9 (10.34%) TDD
6 7 (8.05%) Scrum
6 7 (8.05%) SOLID
7 6 (6.90%) Unit Testing
7 6 (6.90%) Waterfall
8 5 (5.75%) Memory Management
8 5 (5.75%) Web Development
9 4 (4.60%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.60%) Project Management
9 4 (4.60%) SOA
10 3 (3.45%) MSF
10 3 (3.45%) OO
10 3 (3.45%) OOD
10 3 (3.45%) Presales
10 3 (3.45%) SDLC
10 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 66 (75.86%) C#
2 37 (42.53%) SQL
3 23 (26.44%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.64%) Apex Code
5 8 (9.20%) C++
5 8 (9.20%) PowerShell
6 6 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 6 (6.90%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.75%) VBScript
8 3 (3.45%) Java
9 2 (2.30%) C
10 1 (1.15%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.15%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.15%) VB
10 1 (1.15%) XAML
Qualifications
1 7 (8.05%) Degree
1 7 (8.05%) Security Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.30%) DV Cleared
4 1 (1.15%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.60%) SLA
2 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.30%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.30%) Docker
2 1 (1.15%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.45%) WMI
2 1 (1.15%) Marathon
2 1 (1.15%) Mesos
Vendors
1 22 (25.29%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.64%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.75%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.30%) Oracle
5 1 (1.15%) ForgeRock
5 1 (1.15%) Pega
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