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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 15 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET 92 79 113
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.78% 8.14% 15.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.49% 36.74% 48.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 52 45
Average daily rate
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£381 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £275 £204
10% offered a daily rate of more than £431 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
239 215 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.40% 22.16% 31.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 132 102
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £25.75 - £17.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.35 - £14.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.15 - £20.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

.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 5 March 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 5 March 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 97 (56.40%) C#
2 67 (38.95%) ASP.NET
3 65 (37.79%) SQL Server
4 55 (31.98%) Microsoft
5 53 (30.81%) MVC
6 49 (28.49%) JavaScript
7 48 (27.91%) SQL
8 45 (26.16%) SharePoint
9 41 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
10 40 (23.26%) Windows
11 38 (22.09%) HTML
11 38 (22.09%) jQuery
12 37 (21.51%) BizTalk Server
13 35 (20.35%) Web Services
14 34 (19.77%) .NET Framework
15 32 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
16 30 (17.44%) CSS
16 30 (17.44%) SharePoint 2013
17 27 (15.70%) Security Cleared
18 26 (15.12%) XML
19 24 (13.95%) Active Directory
19 24 (13.95%) CRM
19 24 (13.95%) SharePoint 2010
20 23 (13.37%) Dynamics CRM
21 22 (12.79%) SOA
22 21 (12.21%) CMS
23 20 (11.63%) Lync
24 19 (11.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 19 (11.05%) Finance
24 19 (11.05%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 45 (26.16%) SharePoint
2 37 (21.51%) BizTalk Server
3 30 (17.44%) SharePoint 2013
4 24 (13.95%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (12.21%) CMS
6 20 (11.63%) Lync
7 18 (10.47%) Exchange Server 2013
8 14 (8.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 13 (7.56%) SharePoint Server
10 10 (5.81%) IIS
11 4 (2.33%) WebSphere
12 3 (1.74%) MS Exchange
13 2 (1.16%) Drupal
13 2 (1.16%) Liferay
14 1 (0.58%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.58%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 14 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.74%) MS Office
3 2 (1.16%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 23 (13.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (10.47%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.16%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.30%) Cloud Computing
2 7 (4.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (3.49%) Office 365
4 3 (1.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.49%) Intranet
2 4 (2.33%) Internet
3 3 (1.74%) Firewall
4 1 (0.58%) LDAP
4 1 (0.58%) ATM
4 1 (0.58%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (37.79%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (7.56%) MySQL
4 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (4.65%) Informix
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.91%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.16%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.16%) IDOL
7 2 (1.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.58%) OLAP
8 1 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.58%) DTS
8 1 (0.58%) Star Schema
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.58%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 19 (11.05%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (2.91%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.33%) MSBuild
4 4 (2.33%) Subversion
5 3 (1.74%) QuickTest Pro
5 3 (1.74%) MSTest
6 2 (1.16%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
6 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.16%) InstallShield
6 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.58%) JIRA
7 1 (0.58%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.58%) Selenium
7 1 (0.58%) Firebug
7 1 (0.58%) NuGet
7 1 (0.58%) Artifactory
7 1 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 19 (11.05%) Finance
2 3 (1.74%) Retail
3 2 (1.16%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
4 1 (0.58%) Law
4 1 (0.58%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (53.49%) Developer
2 36 (20.93%) Architect
3 31 (18.02%) .NET Developer
4 18 (10.47%) Technical Architect
5 16 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 12 (6.98%) SharePoint Developer
7 10 (5.81%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (5.23%) Sitecore Developer
8 9 (5.23%) Web Developer
9 8 (4.65%) Data Architect
9 8 (4.65%) Applications Packager
10 7 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 6 (3.49%) Field Engineer
11 6 (3.49%) Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Systems Analyst
12 5 (2.91%) Consultant
12 5 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
13 4 (2.33%) Software Developer
13 4 (2.33%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (38.95%) ASP.NET
2 38 (22.09%) HTML
2 38 (22.09%) jQuery
3 35 (20.35%) Web Services
4 34 (19.77%) .NET Framework
5 32 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
6 30 (17.44%) CSS
7 26 (15.12%) XML
8 19 (11.05%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 17 (9.88%) Application Packaging
10 16 (9.30%) AngularJS
11 12 (6.98%) HTML5
12 11 (6.40%) WCF
12 11 (6.40%) Classic ASP
13 10 (5.81%) ASP.NET Web API
13 10 (5.81%) CSS3
13 10 (5.81%) XML-RPC
14 9 (5.23%) COM+
14 9 (5.23%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 8 (4.65%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (9.88%) Clustering
2 8 (4.65%) Inversion of Control
3 4 (2.33%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.74%) User Experience
4 3 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.74%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.74%) Cryptography
4 3 (1.74%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.74%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.58%) Life Science
5 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.58%) iPhone
5 1 (0.58%) Open Source
5 1 (0.58%) GIS
5 1 (0.58%) Taxonomies
5 1 (0.58%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 40 (23.26%) Windows
2 8 (4.65%) Windows 7
3 5 (2.91%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.16%) Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Android
6 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.58%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.81%) MVC
2 41 (23.84%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (13.95%) CRM
4 22 (12.79%) SOA
5 19 (11.05%) TDD
6 18 (10.47%) Scrum
7 17 (9.88%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (6.40%) Workflow
8 11 (6.40%) Data Modelling
9 9 (5.23%) Web Development
10 8 (4.65%) Customer Engagement
10 8 (4.65%) Migration
10 8 (4.65%) OO
11 6 (3.49%) ITIL
11 6 (3.49%) E-Commerce
11 6 (3.49%) Service Management
11 6 (3.49%) CMMI
11 6 (3.49%) Kanban
12 5 (2.91%) Enterprise Architecture
13 4 (2.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 97 (56.40%) C#
2 49 (28.49%) JavaScript
3 48 (27.91%) SQL
4 15 (8.72%) Java
5 12 (6.98%) VB.NET
6 6 (3.49%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.33%) C++
8 3 (1.74%) PHP
8 3 (1.74%) VB
8 3 (1.74%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.16%) Perl
9 2 (1.16%) C
9 2 (1.16%) VBScript
9 2 (1.16%) VC++
9 2 (1.16%) Ruby
10 1 (0.58%) X++
10 1 (0.58%) VB6
10 1 (0.58%) VBA
10 1 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 27 (15.70%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.72%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.23%) Degree
4 6 (3.49%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.49%) MCTS
4 6 (3.49%) MCITP
5 4 (2.33%) VCP4
6 2 (1.16%) HND
7 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.16%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 24 (13.95%) Active Directory
2 17 (9.88%) Hyper-V
3 8 (4.65%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (4.65%) SCCM
2 3 (1.74%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.16%) MOM
4 1 (0.58%) Puppet
4 1 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 55 (31.98%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.72%) Sitecore
3 10 (5.81%) Oracle
4 8 (4.65%) webMethods
5 2 (1.16%) VMware
5 2 (1.16%) Telerik
5 2 (1.16%) Meridio
5 2 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.58%) Adobe
6 1 (0.58%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.58%) Ektron
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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