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 23 October 2014 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
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 87 95 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.81% 8.92% 11.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.94% 34.05% 51.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 50
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£419 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.64% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £218 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £428 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+11.94% +3.07%
.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
198 279 292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.32% 26.20% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 170 88
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £235 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £425 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £16.00 £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.44% +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 23 October 2014.

.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 23 October 2014, 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 92 (53.80%) C#
2 73 (42.69%) ASP.NET
3 67 (39.18%) Microsoft
4 60 (35.09%) JavaScript
5 54 (31.58%) SQL
6 53 (30.99%) MVC
7 50 (29.24%) SharePoint
8 48 (28.07%) SQL Server
9 45 (26.32%) HTML
9 45 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
10 43 (25.15%) .NET Framework
11 39 (22.81%) XML
11 39 (22.81%) Windows
12 38 (22.22%) Security Cleared
13 37 (21.64%) CSS
14 34 (19.88%) Web Services
15 30 (17.54%) Web Development
16 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
17 27 (15.79%) MS Excel
17 27 (15.79%) CRM
18 26 (15.20%) BizTalk Server
19 24 (14.04%) SharePoint Server
19 24 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
20 23 (13.45%) Active Directory
20 23 (13.45%) WCF
21 22 (12.87%) jQuery
21 22 (12.87%) SharePoint 2010
21 22 (12.87%) Visual Studio
22 21 (12.28%) IIS
22 21 (12.28%) SharePoint 2013

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 50 (29.24%) SharePoint
2 26 (15.20%) BizTalk Server
3 24 (14.04%) SharePoint Server
4 22 (12.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 21 (12.28%) IIS
5 21 (12.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 16 (9.36%) Exchange Server 2013
7 15 (8.77%) Lync
8 4 (2.34%) ArcGIS
8 4 (2.34%) CMS
9 3 (1.75%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
9 3 (1.75%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.17%) WebSphere
11 1 (0.58%) Apache
11 1 (0.58%) DNN
11 1 (0.58%) Drupal
11 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.58%) LiveCycle
11 1 (0.58%) Liferay
Applications
1 27 (15.79%) MS Excel
2 11 (6.43%) MS Office
3 4 (2.34%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) MS Project
4 1 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.58%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.58%) Simulink
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 24 (14.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (9.36%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.75%) WebTrends
3 3 (1.75%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.58%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (8.19%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (4.68%) PaaS
4 2 (1.17%) GitHub
4 2 (1.17%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.19%) Internet
2 8 (4.68%) HTTP
3 7 (4.09%) LDAP
3 7 (4.09%) HTTPS
4 5 (2.92%) DNS
4 5 (2.92%) FTP
5 4 (2.34%) ATM
5 4 (2.34%) SSL
6 3 (1.75%) Firewall
6 3 (1.75%) VPN
6 3 (1.75%) SSH
7 2 (1.17%) GPRS
8 1 (0.58%) WAN
8 1 (0.58%) SMTP
8 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.58%) BIG-IP
8 1 (0.58%) Ethereal
8 1 (0.58%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.58%) tcpdump
8 1 (0.58%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (28.07%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 15 (8.77%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (5.26%) IDOL
4 7 (4.09%) OLAP
4 7 (4.09%) DTS
5 6 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (2.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.34%) Data Mining
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Database 10g
7 4 (2.34%) Oracle Reports
7 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.75%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.75%) Star Schema
8 3 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.17%) MySQL
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.58%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 22 (12.87%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.51%) MSTest
3 6 (3.51%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.34%) Selenium
4 4 (2.34%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.34%) Subversion
5 3 (1.75%) JIRA
6 2 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
6 2 (1.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 2 (1.17%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.58%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.58%) JSUnit
7 1 (0.58%) Grunt
7 1 (0.58%) Karma Test Runner
7 1 (0.58%) Bower
7 1 (0.58%) NUnit
7 1 (0.58%) PVCS
7 1 (0.58%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.58%) Moq
General
1 19 (11.11%) Finance
2 4 (2.34%) Marketing
3 3 (1.75%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Banking
Job Titles
1 109 (63.74%) Developer
2 30 (17.54%) .NET Developer
3 26 (15.20%) Architect
4 19 (11.11%) SharePoint Developer
5 18 (10.53%) Technical Architect
6 17 (9.94%) C# Developer
7 13 (7.60%) Web Developer
8 11 (6.43%) ASP.NET Developer
9 10 (5.85%) Designer
10 9 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 8 (4.68%) C# .NET Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (3.51%) CRM Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Senior Developer
12 6 (3.51%) Support Engineer
13 5 (2.92%) C++ Developer
13 5 (2.92%) Consultant
13 5 (2.92%) Analyst
13 5 (2.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (42.69%) ASP.NET
2 45 (26.32%) HTML
3 43 (25.15%) .NET Framework
4 39 (22.81%) XML
5 37 (21.64%) CSS
6 34 (19.88%) Web Services
7 23 (13.45%) WCF
8 22 (12.87%) jQuery
9 20 (11.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 20 (11.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 19 (11.11%) HTML5
11 17 (9.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 16 (9.36%) KnockoutJS
13 15 (8.77%) Application Packaging
14 13 (7.60%) Ajax
14 13 (7.60%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 11 (6.43%) AngularJS
16 9 (5.26%) CSS3
16 9 (5.26%) XML-RPC
16 9 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.77%) Clustering
1 15 (8.77%) Inversion of Control
2 6 (3.51%) GIS
2 6 (3.51%) Management Information System
3 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.34%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.75%) Open Source
5 3 (1.75%) Digital Media
5 3 (1.75%) Wiki
5 3 (1.75%) Statistics
5 3 (1.75%) PKI
6 2 (1.17%) Social Media
6 2 (1.17%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.17%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) Mathematics
7 1 (0.58%) Physics
7 1 (0.58%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 39 (22.81%) Windows
2 16 (9.36%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.75%) UNIX
4 3 (1.75%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.17%) Linux
6 1 (0.58%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.58%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (30.99%) MVC
2 45 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (17.54%) Web Development
4 27 (15.79%) CRM
5 17 (9.94%) TDD
6 16 (9.36%) Workflow
6 16 (9.36%) OO
7 15 (8.77%) Disaster Recovery
8 12 (7.02%) Scrum
9 10 (5.85%) SOA
10 9 (5.26%) BDD
10 9 (5.26%) Analytics
11 8 (4.68%) Validation
11 8 (4.68%) Dependency Injection
12 7 (4.09%) Document Management
12 7 (4.09%) Migration
12 7 (4.09%) ETL
12 7 (4.09%) Business Intelligence
12 7 (4.09%) Performance Analysis
13 6 (3.51%) Web Analytics
Programming Languages
1 92 (53.80%) C#
2 60 (35.09%) JavaScript
3 54 (31.58%) SQL
4 16 (9.36%) Java
5 13 (7.60%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.02%) C++
7 5 (2.92%) VB.NET
7 5 (2.92%) PL/SQL
8 4 (2.34%) VC++
9 3 (1.75%) Python
9 3 (1.75%) Perl
9 3 (1.75%) PHP
9 3 (1.75%) VBA
9 3 (1.75%) C
10 2 (1.17%) Ruby
10 2 (1.17%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.17%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.58%) R
11 1 (0.58%) SOQL
11 1 (0.58%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 38 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (16.37%) SC Cleared
3 17 (9.94%) Degree
4 4 (2.34%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.17%) MCTS
5 2 (1.17%) MCITP
5 2 (1.17%) MCPD
5 2 (1.17%) MCSE
5 2 (1.17%) CISSP
6 1 (0.58%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.58%) QA
System Software
1 23 (13.45%) Active Directory
2 15 (8.77%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.58%) Veritas Cluster Server
Vendors
1 67 (39.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (5.26%) Meridio
3 8 (4.68%) Oracle
4 5 (2.92%) ESRI
5 4 (2.34%) SAP
5 4 (2.34%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.75%) Cisco
6 3 (1.75%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.75%) Open Text
6 3 (1.75%) Omniture
6 3 (1.75%) Unica
7 2 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.17%) Google
7 2 (1.17%) Telerik
7 2 (1.17%) Nokia
7 2 (1.17%) Adobe
7 2 (1.17%) Twitter
8 1 (0.58%) F5
8 1 (0.58%) CA
8 1 (0.58%) Veritas
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per annum for 6 Months
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + Fuel Card
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £550 - 590 per day
Posted: 13 days ago