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 July 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 65 84 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 6.97% 9.29% 9.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.76% 41.38% 34.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 41 44
Average daily rate
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£417 £363 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.03% -9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £225 £222
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £493
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +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
226 203 256
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.22% 22.46% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 96 113
Average daily rate £375 £335 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.94% -13.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £474 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £19.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 July 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 July 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.

1 125 (79.62%) C#
2 57 (36.31%) Windows
3 55 (35.03%) JavaScript
4 52 (33.12%) Microsoft
5 50 (31.85%) ASP.NET
6 46 (29.30%) MVC
7 45 (28.66%) SQL Server
8 44 (28.03%) Security Cleared
9 39 (24.84%) HTML
10 36 (22.93%) CSS
11 34 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
12 32 (20.38%) jQuery
13 30 (19.11%) SCCM
13 30 (19.11%) Windows 7
13 30 (19.11%) Microsoft App-V
14 28 (17.83%) SQL
15 27 (17.20%) DV Cleared
16 24 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
17 23 (14.65%) AngularJS
18 21 (13.38%) .NET Framework
18 21 (13.38%) CMS
19 20 (12.74%) Web Services
20 17 (10.83%) Scrum
20 17 (10.83%) Workflow
21 16 (10.19%) T-SQL
21 16 (10.19%) Java
22 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
22 15 (9.55%) TDD
23 14 (8.92%) Data Protection
23 14 (8.92%) CSS3

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 21 (13.38%) CMS
2 11 (7.01%) BizTalk Server
3 10 (6.37%) SharePoint
4 9 (5.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (4.46%) IIS
6 6 (3.82%) Node.js
7 5 (3.18%) K2 blackpearl
8 3 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.91%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.27%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (1.27%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.64%) Drupal
10 1 (0.64%) Apache
10 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
10 1 (0.64%) Liferay
10 1 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.64%) Lync
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.91%) Google Analytics
3 2 (1.27%) Office 365
4 1 (0.64%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.18%) Intranet
2 4 (2.55%) Internet
2 4 (2.55%) HTTP
2 4 (2.55%) SSL
3 2 (1.27%) Firewall
4 1 (0.64%) SSH
4 1 (0.64%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (28.66%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.64%) MySQL
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (5.10%) Informix
5 7 (4.46%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (3.82%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.82%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (2.55%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.27%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.27%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.27%) DB2
8 2 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.64%) MS Access
9 1 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.64%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.64%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (7.01%) Selenium
2 10 (6.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.73%) Visual Studio
4 7 (4.46%) NUnit
4 7 (4.46%) MSTest
5 4 (2.55%) Git (software)
5 4 (2.55%) MSBuild
6 3 (1.91%) WebDriver
7 2 (1.27%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.27%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.27%) SpecFlow
7 2 (1.27%) Subversion
7 2 (1.27%) InstallShield
7 2 (1.27%) NetAdvantage
7 2 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (1.27%) HP UFT
7 2 (1.27%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.27%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.64%) LoadRunner
8 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
General
1 9 (5.73%) Finance
2 4 (2.55%) Retail
3 2 (1.27%) Marketing
3 2 (1.27%) Legal
3 2 (1.27%) Advertising
3 2 (1.27%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.64%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.64%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 88 (56.05%) Developer
2 33 (21.02%) .NET Developer
3 30 (19.11%) Applications Packager
4 25 (15.92%) C# Developer
5 17 (10.83%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (8.28%) Architect
6 13 (8.28%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.10%) Data Architect
7 8 (5.10%) Analyst
8 6 (3.82%) Sitecore Developer
9 4 (2.55%) Software Developer
9 4 (2.55%) Systems Analyst
10 3 (1.91%) Test Analyst
10 3 (1.91%) Tester
10 3 (1.91%) Test Engineer
10 3 (1.91%) Support Engineer
10 3 (1.91%) AWS Developer
10 3 (1.91%) Senior Developer
10 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Developer
10 3 (1.91%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (31.85%) ASP.NET
2 39 (24.84%) HTML
3 36 (22.93%) CSS
4 32 (20.38%) jQuery
5 24 (15.29%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (14.65%) AngularJS
7 21 (13.38%) .NET Framework
8 20 (12.74%) Web Services
9 14 (8.92%) HTML5
9 14 (8.92%) CSS3
9 14 (8.92%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (8.28%) Entity Framework
11 9 (5.73%) RESTful
12 8 (5.10%) XML
12 8 (5.10%) WCF
12 8 (5.10%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (4.46%) Ajax
13 7 (4.46%) SOAP
13 7 (4.46%) REST
14 6 (3.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.55%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (1.91%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.27%) User Experience
3 2 (1.27%) PKI
4 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.64%) Life Science
4 1 (0.64%) iSeries
4 1 (0.64%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.64%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.64%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.64%) AS400
4 1 (0.64%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.64%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.64%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.64%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 57 (36.31%) Windows
2 30 (19.11%) Windows 7
3 5 (3.18%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.18%) Android
4 3 (1.91%) Linux
4 3 (1.91%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.27%) UNIX
5 2 (1.27%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (29.30%) MVC
2 34 (21.66%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (10.83%) Scrum
3 17 (10.83%) Workflow
4 15 (9.55%) TDD
5 14 (8.92%) Data Protection
6 12 (7.64%) SDLC
7 9 (5.73%) SOA
8 8 (5.10%) Data Modelling
8 8 (5.10%) BDD
9 7 (4.46%) Automated Testing
9 7 (4.46%) E-Commerce
9 7 (4.46%) Content Management
10 6 (3.82%) Analytics
11 5 (3.18%) Migration
11 5 (3.18%) OO
11 5 (3.18%) Business Intelligence
12 4 (2.55%) CRM
12 4 (2.55%) Unit Testing
12 4 (2.55%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 125 (79.62%) C#
2 55 (35.03%) JavaScript
3 28 (17.83%) SQL
4 16 (10.19%) T-SQL
4 16 (10.19%) Java
5 8 (5.10%) C++
5 8 (5.10%) VB.NET
6 3 (1.91%) PHP
7 2 (1.27%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.27%) Perl
7 2 (1.27%) Ruby
7 2 (1.27%) VBScript
7 2 (1.27%) VB
8 1 (0.64%) C
8 1 (0.64%) C++/CLI
8 1 (0.64%) VBA
8 1 (0.64%) Python
8 1 (0.64%) XAML
8 1 (0.64%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 44 (28.03%) Security Cleared
2 27 (17.20%) DV Cleared
3 15 (9.55%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.91%) Degree
5 2 (1.27%) MCTS
5 2 (1.27%) MCITP
6 1 (0.64%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 2 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (19.11%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (1.27%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (19.11%) SCCM
2 2 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.64%) Puppet
3 1 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.64%) MOM
Vendors
1 52 (33.12%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.01%) Oracle
3 9 (5.73%) Sitecore
4 8 (5.10%) webMethods
5 3 (1.91%) Google
6 2 (1.27%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.27%) Infragistics
6 2 (1.27%) HP
7 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.64%) Cisco
7 1 (0.64%) IBM
7 1 (0.64%) VMware
7 1 (0.64%) Endeca
7 1 (0.64%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.64%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.64%) F5
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