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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 94 88 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.36% 10.20% 7.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.81% 43.56% 29.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 84 46 38
Average daily rate
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£425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £268 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
270 202 267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 26.89% 23.41% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 101 133
Average daily rate £413 £363 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £466 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Average hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 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 28 August 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.

1 116 (77.33%) C#
2 56 (37.33%) Microsoft
3 51 (34.00%) Windows
4 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
4 49 (32.67%) MVC
5 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
6 36 (24.00%) ASP.NET
7 35 (23.33%) SQL Server
7 35 (23.33%) HTML
8 34 (22.67%) CSS
9 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
10 29 (19.33%) SQL
11 28 (18.67%) Microsoft App-V
11 28 (18.67%) SCCM
11 28 (18.67%) Windows 7
12 26 (17.33%) DV Cleared
13 23 (15.33%) Data Protection
13 23 (15.33%) jQuery
14 22 (14.67%) AngularJS
15 19 (12.67%) .NET Framework
16 18 (12.00%) Workflow
17 17 (11.33%) T-SQL
17 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 16 (10.67%) Web Services
19 15 (10.00%) Scrum
19 15 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
19 15 (10.00%) TDD
20 14 (9.33%) WCF
20 14 (9.33%) Java
21 13 (8.67%) C++

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (8.67%) CMS
2 9 (6.00%) K2 blackpearl
3 8 (5.33%) SharePoint
4 6 (4.00%) IIS
4 6 (4.00%) Node.js
5 4 (2.67%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (2.00%) Umbraco
6 3 (2.00%) Apache
7 1 (0.67%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.00%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.33%) IaaS
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) HTTP
2 6 (4.00%) SSL
2 6 (4.00%) VPN
3 3 (2.00%) DNS
3 3 (2.00%) Intranet
3 3 (2.00%) Internet
3 3 (2.00%) Firewall
3 3 (2.00%) IPsec
3 3 (2.00%) SSH
3 3 (2.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.00%) DHCP
3 3 (2.00%) FTP
4 2 (1.33%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (23.33%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (4.00%) MySQL
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.67%) DB2
5 4 (2.67%) Informix
6 2 (1.33%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.67%) MS Access
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) SSDT
7 1 (0.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (7.33%) Selenium
2 7 (4.67%) NUnit
2 7 (4.67%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.67%) MSTest
3 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
3 4 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (2.00%) WebDriver
4 3 (2.00%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.33%) NetAdvantage
5 2 (1.33%) Cucumber
5 2 (1.33%) TestComplete
5 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.67%) Appium
6 1 (0.67%) Subversion
6 1 (0.67%) JIRA
6 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.67%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.67%) MSBuild
General
1 11 (7.33%) Finance
2 3 (2.00%) Financial Institution
2 3 (2.00%) Retail
2 3 (2.00%) Marketing
3 2 (1.33%) Legal
3 2 (1.33%) Advertising
3 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 83 (55.33%) Developer
2 35 (23.33%) .NET Developer
3 28 (18.67%) Applications Packager
4 25 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 17 (11.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.33%) Support Engineer
8 7 (4.67%) Architect
9 6 (4.00%) Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Data Architect
12 3 (2.00%) Senior Developer
12 3 (2.00%) Test Analyst
12 3 (2.00%) Consultant
12 3 (2.00%) Tester
12 3 (2.00%) Test Engineer
12 3 (2.00%) Security Consultant
12 3 (2.00%) Software Developer
12 3 (2.00%) Sitecore Developer
12 3 (2.00%) Cyber Security Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (24.00%) ASP.NET
2 35 (23.33%) HTML
3 34 (22.67%) CSS
4 23 (15.33%) jQuery
5 22 (14.67%) AngularJS
6 19 (12.67%) .NET Framework
7 17 (11.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (10.67%) Web Services
9 15 (10.00%) KnockoutJS
10 14 (9.33%) WCF
11 13 (8.67%) CSS3
11 13 (8.67%) HTML5
11 13 (8.67%) Entity Framework
12 11 (7.33%) ASP.NET Web API
13 8 (5.33%) REST
13 8 (5.33%) XML
14 7 (4.67%) RESTful
15 6 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 5 (3.33%) SOAP
16 5 (3.33%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.33%) Management Information System
2 4 (2.67%) PKI
3 3 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.33%) Public Cloud
4 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.67%) User Experience
5 1 (0.67%) AS400
5 1 (0.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.67%) Life Science
5 1 (0.67%) iSeries
5 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 51 (34.00%) Windows
2 28 (18.67%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.33%) UNIX
3 5 (3.33%) Linux
3 5 (3.33%) Android
4 3 (2.00%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.33%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (32.67%) MVC
2 32 (21.33%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (15.33%) Data Protection
4 18 (12.00%) Workflow
5 15 (10.00%) TDD
5 15 (10.00%) Scrum
6 10 (6.67%) BDD
7 8 (5.33%) SDLC
8 7 (4.67%) Content Management
8 7 (4.67%) Automated Testing
9 6 (4.00%) Analytics
10 5 (3.33%) SOA
10 5 (3.33%) E-Commerce
11 4 (2.67%) Data Modelling
11 4 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
11 4 (2.67%) Information Security
11 4 (2.67%) Time Management
11 4 (2.67%) Test Automation
11 4 (2.67%) Continuous Integration
12 3 (2.00%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 116 (77.33%) C#
2 49 (32.67%) JavaScript
3 29 (19.33%) SQL
4 17 (11.33%) T-SQL
5 14 (9.33%) Java
6 13 (8.67%) C++
7 6 (4.00%) C
8 5 (3.33%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.67%) VBScript
9 4 (2.67%) VB
9 4 (2.67%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.33%) PHP
10 2 (1.33%) Ruby
10 2 (1.33%) X++
11 1 (0.67%) C++/CLI
11 1 (0.67%) Perl
11 1 (0.67%) VBA
11 1 (0.67%) Python
11 1 (0.67%) XAML
11 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 39 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 26 (17.33%) DV Cleared
3 13 (8.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.00%) Degree
5 1 (0.67%) MCSD
5 1 (0.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.33%) QA
3 1 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 28 (18.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (2.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 28 (18.67%) SCCM
2 2 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 56 (37.33%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.00%) Oracle
3 4 (2.67%) webMethods
3 4 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.00%) F5
4 3 (2.00%) Google
4 3 (2.00%) Cisco
5 2 (1.33%) Infragistics
5 2 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.67%) Coremetrics
6 1 (0.67%) Sony
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Telerik
6 1 (0.67%) Endeca
6 1 (0.67%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Citrix
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