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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 23 9
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -14
Contract jobs citing .NET 94 72 88
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.14% 6.78% 11.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.29% 33.03% 42.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 44 34
Average daily rate
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£400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £434 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.NET
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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
259 218 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 25.19% 20.53% 26.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 137 80
Average daily rate £375 £344 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £181 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 10
Average hourly rate £19.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 17 April 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 17 April 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.

1 102 (68.00%) C#
2 63 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 63 (42.00%) ASP.NET
3 53 (35.33%) JavaScript
4 52 (34.67%) Windows
5 47 (31.33%) HTML
6 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
7 41 (27.33%) jQuery
8 40 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
8 40 (26.67%) MVC
9 37 (24.67%) CSS
10 31 (20.67%) SQL
11 30 (20.00%) CMS
12 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
13 26 (17.33%) Web Services
14 25 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
15 23 (15.33%) SharePoint
16 22 (14.67%) BizTalk Server
17 21 (14.00%) Scrum
17 21 (14.00%) .NET Framework
17 21 (14.00%) AngularJS
18 17 (11.33%) XML
18 17 (11.33%) Java
19 15 (10.00%) TDD
19 15 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
19 15 (10.00%) HTML5
19 15 (10.00%) Windows 7
19 15 (10.00%) Sitecore
19 15 (10.00%) SCCM
19 15 (10.00%) CSS3

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 30 (20.00%) CMS
2 23 (15.33%) SharePoint
3 22 (14.67%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (9.33%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (8.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 11 (7.33%) IIS
7 8 (5.33%) SharePoint Server
8 7 (4.67%) SharePoint 2010
9 6 (4.00%) Node.js
10 5 (3.33%) Lync
11 4 (2.67%) WebSphere
12 3 (2.00%) MS Exchange
12 3 (2.00%) Umbraco
13 2 (1.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 1 (0.67%) Sitefinity
14 1 (0.67%) LiveCycle
14 1 (0.67%) Liferay
14 1 (0.67%) Drupal
Applications
1 10 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.67%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (5.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.67%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (2.00%) Google Analytics
4 2 (1.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.00%) Office 365
3 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (6.00%) Intranet
2 3 (2.00%) Internet
2 3 (2.00%) Firewall
3 2 (1.33%) HTTP
3 2 (1.33%) SSL
4 1 (0.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (42.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.33%) MySQL
3 13 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.33%) Informix
6 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
6 6 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.33%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.67%) DB2
10 1 (0.67%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.67%) Star Schema
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 14 (9.33%) Visual Studio
2 13 (8.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (6.67%) Selenium
4 7 (4.67%) MSTest
5 6 (4.00%) NUnit
6 5 (3.33%) MSBuild
7 4 (2.67%) Git (software)
8 3 (2.00%) Subversion
8 3 (2.00%) QuickTest Pro
8 3 (2.00%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.33%) InstallShield
9 2 (1.33%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.67%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.67%) Firebug
10 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
10 1 (0.67%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.67%) JIRA
10 1 (0.67%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.67%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (4.00%) Finance
2 5 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (0.67%) Marketing
3 1 (0.67%) Law
3 1 (0.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 83 (55.33%) Developer
2 23 (15.33%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.00%) Architect
4 16 (10.67%) Web Developer
5 15 (10.00%) C# Developer
5 15 (10.00%) Applications Packager
6 11 (7.33%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (6.00%) SharePoint Developer
7 9 (6.00%) Sitecore Developer
8 8 (5.33%) Data Architect
9 7 (4.67%) Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Software Developer
10 5 (3.33%) Systems Analyst
10 5 (3.33%) Field Engineer
10 5 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Front-End Developer
11 4 (2.67%) Build Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Support Engineer
11 4 (2.67%) Solutions Architect
11 4 (2.67%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (42.00%) ASP.NET
2 47 (31.33%) HTML
3 41 (27.33%) jQuery
4 37 (24.67%) CSS
5 26 (17.33%) Web Services
6 25 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (14.00%) .NET Framework
7 21 (14.00%) AngularJS
8 17 (11.33%) XML
9 15 (10.00%) HTML5
9 15 (10.00%) CSS3
10 11 (7.33%) KnockoutJS
11 9 (6.00%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.33%) WCF
12 8 (5.33%) WPF
12 8 (5.33%) SOAP
12 8 (5.33%) Ajax
12 8 (5.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (4.67%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (4.67%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.00%) Cryptography
1 3 (2.00%) Mobile App
1 3 (2.00%) User Experience
1 3 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (2.00%) N-Tier
2 2 (1.33%) Clustering
3 1 (0.67%) GIS
3 1 (0.67%) AS400
3 1 (0.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (0.67%) Taxonomies
3 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.67%) Life Science
3 1 (0.67%) iPhone
3 1 (0.67%) iSeries
3 1 (0.67%) Open Source
3 1 (0.67%) iPad
3 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (34.67%) Windows
2 15 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 4 (2.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (2.00%) Linux
5 2 (1.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.33%) Android
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.67%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (26.67%) MVC
1 40 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (14.00%) Scrum
3 15 (10.00%) TDD
4 13 (8.67%) SOA
5 9 (6.00%) E-Commerce
5 9 (6.00%) Data Modelling
5 9 (6.00%) Migration
5 9 (6.00%) Workflow
6 8 (5.33%) Content Management
6 8 (5.33%) CRM
7 7 (4.67%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (4.00%) Kanban
8 6 (4.00%) Service Management
8 6 (4.00%) ITIL
8 6 (4.00%) Automated Testing
9 5 (3.33%) OO
9 5 (3.33%) Web Development
9 5 (3.33%) Mentoring
10 4 (2.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 102 (68.00%) C#
2 53 (35.33%) JavaScript
3 31 (20.67%) SQL
4 17 (11.33%) Java
5 11 (7.33%) VB.NET
6 7 (4.67%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.67%) C++
8 3 (2.00%) PHP
8 3 (2.00%) VB
8 3 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.33%) Ruby
9 2 (1.33%) VBScript
9 2 (1.33%) Perl
9 2 (1.33%) C
10 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.67%) VB6
10 1 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 28 (18.67%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.00%) SC Cleared
2 12 (8.00%) DV Cleared
3 7 (4.67%) Degree
4 6 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.00%) MCTS
4 6 (4.00%) MCITP
5 2 (1.33%) HND
6 1 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.33%) QA
System Software
1 15 (10.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 9 (6.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) SCCM
2 3 (2.00%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.33%) MOM
4 1 (0.67%) Puppet
4 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 43 (28.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.00%) Sitecore
3 11 (7.33%) Oracle
4 8 (5.33%) webMethods
5 3 (2.00%) Google
6 2 (1.33%) HP
6 2 (1.33%) VMware
7 1 (0.67%) Telerik
7 1 (0.67%) Endeca
7 1 (0.67%) IBM
7 1 (0.67%) Adobe
7 1 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.67%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.67%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.67%) Ektron
7 1 (0.67%) Xamarin
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