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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 7 3
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 58 121 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.92% 12.03% 13.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.88% 43.21% 52.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 71 70
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -4.51%
.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
208 280 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.82% 27.83% 26.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 159 124
Average daily rate £355 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £20.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.00 - £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 27 January 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 27 January 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 72 (48.98%) C#
2 57 (38.78%) ASP.NET
3 54 (36.73%) SQL Server
4 51 (34.69%) MVC
5 49 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 47 (31.97%) SQL
6 47 (31.97%) JavaScript
7 44 (29.93%) SharePoint
8 38 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
9 35 (23.81%) .NET Framework
9 35 (23.81%) HTML
10 32 (21.77%) Windows
11 31 (21.09%) Web Services
12 30 (20.41%) BizTalk Server
13 29 (19.73%) CRM
13 29 (19.73%) CSS
14 28 (19.05%) XML
14 28 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
14 28 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
15 26 (17.69%) jQuery
16 25 (17.01%) Security Cleared
17 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
17 24 (16.33%) SharePoint 2010
18 22 (14.97%) Active Directory
19 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
19 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
19 19 (12.93%) Lync
19 19 (12.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 18 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
20 18 (12.24%) Dynamics AX

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 44 (29.93%) SharePoint
2 30 (20.41%) BizTalk Server
3 28 (19.05%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (16.33%) SharePoint 2010
5 19 (12.93%) Lync
6 18 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2013
7 16 (10.88%) SharePoint Server
8 11 (7.48%) CMS
9 10 (6.80%) IIS
10 7 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (2.04%) WebSphere
12 2 (1.36%) MS Exchange
13 1 (0.68%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.68%) Drupal
13 1 (0.68%) Liferay
13 1 (0.68%) LiveCycle
13 1 (0.68%) Oracle Spatial
13 1 (0.68%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 19 (12.93%) MS Excel
2 6 (4.08%) MS Office
3 2 (1.36%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.68%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 28 (19.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (12.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.88%) Cloud Computing
2 15 (10.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (4.76%) PaaS
4 4 (2.72%) Office 365
5 2 (1.36%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) Intranet
2 3 (2.04%) Internet
2 3 (2.04%) LDAP
3 2 (1.36%) GPRS
3 2 (1.36%) DNS
3 2 (1.36%) Firewall
4 1 (0.68%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.68%) SSL
4 1 (0.68%) HTTP
4 1 (0.68%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (36.73%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (6.12%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (3.40%) MySQL
5 3 (2.04%) IDOL
5 3 (2.04%) DTS
5 3 (2.04%) Informix
5 3 (2.04%) OLAP
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (1.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.36%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.68%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (10.20%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.76%) MSTest
4 2 (1.36%) Subversion
4 2 (1.36%) Moq
5 1 (0.68%) SoapUI
5 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
5 1 (0.68%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.68%) Firebug
5 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
5 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
5 1 (0.68%) JIRA
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (0.68%) Selenium
5 1 (0.68%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (0.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (11.56%) Finance
2 3 (2.04%) Advertising
3 2 (1.36%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Banking
4 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.68%) Law
Job Titles
1 86 (58.50%) Developer
2 28 (19.05%) Architect
3 23 (15.65%) .NET Developer
4 18 (12.24%) Technical Architect
5 14 (9.52%) SharePoint Developer
6 12 (8.16%) C# Developer
7 7 (4.76%) CRM Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Web Developer
7 7 (4.76%) Consultant
8 6 (4.08%) ASP.NET Developer
8 6 (4.08%) C# .NET Developer
9 5 (3.40%) Microsoft Developer
9 5 (3.40%) C++ Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Support Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) Field Engineer
10 4 (2.72%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (2.72%) Senior Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (2.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 4 (2.72%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (38.78%) ASP.NET
2 35 (23.81%) .NET Framework
2 35 (23.81%) HTML
3 31 (21.09%) Web Services
4 29 (19.73%) CSS
5 28 (19.05%) XML
6 26 (17.69%) jQuery
7 24 (16.33%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (12.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (11.56%) Application Packaging
10 15 (10.20%) HTML5
10 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web API
11 14 (9.52%) AngularJS
12 13 (8.84%) WCF
13 11 (7.48%) CSS3
14 10 (6.80%) Classic ASP
14 10 (6.80%) XML-RPC
15 9 (6.12%) COM+
15 9 (6.12%) KnockoutJS
16 8 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.56%) Clustering
2 13 (8.84%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.04%) Digital Media
4 3 (2.04%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.36%) GIS
5 2 (1.36%) Cryptography
5 2 (1.36%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.68%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.68%) iPhone
6 1 (0.68%) Open Source
6 1 (0.68%) iPad
6 1 (0.68%) Taxonomies
6 1 (0.68%) Statistics
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 32 (21.77%) Windows
2 8 (5.44%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (2.04%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (34.69%) MVC
2 38 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (19.73%) CRM
4 17 (11.56%) Disaster Recovery
5 16 (10.88%) TDD
5 16 (10.88%) SOA
6 13 (8.84%) Web Development
6 13 (8.84%) Scrum
7 9 (6.12%) OO
8 8 (5.44%) Workflow
8 8 (5.44%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (4.76%) Integration Testing
9 7 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (4.08%) ITIL
10 6 (4.08%) Data Modelling
10 6 (4.08%) Service Management
11 5 (3.40%) Enterprise Architecture
11 5 (3.40%) Migration
12 4 (2.72%) E-Commerce
12 4 (2.72%) CMMI
Programming Languages
1 72 (48.98%) C#
2 47 (31.97%) SQL
2 47 (31.97%) JavaScript
3 11 (7.48%) Java
4 8 (5.44%) VB.NET
5 7 (4.76%) T-SQL
5 7 (4.76%) C++
6 4 (2.72%) VC++
7 2 (1.36%) VBA
7 2 (1.36%) PHP
7 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
7 2 (1.36%) C
7 2 (1.36%) Python
7 2 (1.36%) PowerShell
8 1 (0.68%) Ruby
8 1 (0.68%) VB6
8 1 (0.68%) X++
8 1 (0.68%) Perl
8 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 25 (17.01%) Security Cleared
2 19 (12.93%) SC Cleared
3 13 (8.84%) Degree
4 6 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.08%) MCITP
4 6 (4.08%) MCTS
5 2 (1.36%) HND
6 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.36%) SLA
2 1 (0.68%) QA
System Software
1 22 (14.97%) Active Directory
2 17 (11.56%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.68%) MOM
Vendors
1 49 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.44%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.40%) Oracle
4 3 (2.04%) Meridio
4 3 (2.04%) webMethods
5 2 (1.36%) Telerik
6 1 (0.68%) Ektron
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) ESRI
6 1 (0.68%) VMware
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