The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Reading region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 12 19
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 82 86 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 9.10% 8.92% 6.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.00% 34.13% 47.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 44 37
Average daily rate
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£363 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £223 £222 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £493 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
200 252 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 22.20% 26.14% 14.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 113 70
Average daily rate £350 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £19.00 £16.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
.NET
Berkshire

.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 25 July 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 25 July 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.

1 107 (67.30%) C#
2 83 (52.20%) ASP.NET
3 67 (42.14%) SQL Server
4 64 (40.25%) Microsoft
5 52 (32.70%) JavaScript
5 52 (32.70%) Windows
6 51 (32.08%) SQL
7 43 (27.04%) Visual Studio
7 43 (27.04%) MVC
8 42 (26.42%) HTML
9 40 (25.16%) SharePoint
10 37 (23.27%) Web Development
11 36 (22.64%) .NET Framework
11 36 (22.64%) XML
12 34 (21.38%) T-SQL
13 33 (20.75%) Security Cleared
14 32 (20.13%) CSS
15 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
16 30 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 29 (18.24%) IIS
18 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
18 28 (17.61%) SQL Server 2005
19 27 (16.98%) WCF
20 25 (15.72%) SC Cleared
20 25 (15.72%) SharePoint Server
20 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
21 24 (15.09%) jQuery
22 21 (13.21%) Web Services
23 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 20 (12.58%) SQL Server 2012

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 40 (25.16%) SharePoint
2 29 (18.24%) IIS
3 25 (15.72%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (10.69%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (6.29%) CMS
6 7 (4.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (2.52%) SharePoint 2010
8 4 (2.52%) ArcGIS
9 3 (1.89%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.26%) Oracle Spatial
10 2 (1.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.26%) MS Exchange
11 1 (0.63%) Apache
11 1 (0.63%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 1 (0.63%) DNN
11 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.63%) Node.js
11 1 (0.63%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 31 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.06%) MS Office
3 3 (1.89%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.63%) MS Project
4 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.63%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.63%) Simulink
4 1 (0.63%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (1.89%) WebTrends
1 3 (1.89%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.26%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.26%) Force.com
3 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.18%) LDAP
2 11 (6.92%) Internet
3 7 (4.40%) HTTPS
3 7 (4.40%) HTTP
4 5 (3.14%) FTP
4 5 (3.14%) DNS
5 4 (2.52%) ATM
5 4 (2.52%) Firewall
6 3 (1.89%) SSL
6 3 (1.89%) VPN
6 3 (1.89%) SSH
7 2 (1.26%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.26%) snoop
7 2 (1.26%) Network Security
7 2 (1.26%) WAN
8 1 (0.63%) SMTP
8 1 (0.63%) LAN
8 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.63%) IPsec
8 1 (0.63%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (42.14%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (17.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 20 (12.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (10.06%) OLAP
6 14 (8.81%) DTS
7 13 (8.18%) IDOL
8 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (5.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (3.77%) Data Mining
10 5 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.89%) MySQL
11 3 (1.89%) Star Schema
11 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.89%) Oracle Database
12 2 (1.26%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 2 (1.26%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (1.26%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (27.04%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.77%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.14%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.14%) Subversion
5 4 (2.52%) NUnit
5 4 (2.52%) Selenium
6 3 (1.89%) JIRA
6 3 (1.89%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.26%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.63%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.63%) Grunt
8 1 (0.63%) Karma Test Runner
8 1 (0.63%) Bower
8 1 (0.63%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.63%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.63%) PVCS
8 1 (0.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.63%) Bugzilla
General
1 13 (8.18%) Finance
2 7 (4.40%) Marketing
3 3 (1.89%) Advertising
4 2 (1.26%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Back Office
5 1 (0.63%) Publishing
5 1 (0.63%) Games
5 1 (0.63%) Military
5 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 108 (67.92%) Developer
2 32 (20.13%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.72%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET Developer
4 19 (11.95%) C# Developer
5 12 (7.55%) Software Developer
6 11 (6.92%) Web Developer
6 11 (6.92%) C# .NET Developer
7 10 (6.29%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (5.66%) Designer
8 9 (5.66%) Support Engineer
9 8 (5.03%) Architect
9 8 (5.03%) Analyst
10 5 (3.14%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Senior Support Engineer
10 5 (3.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
10 5 (3.14%) Sitecore Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Agile .NET Developer
11 4 (2.52%) Data Analyst
11 4 (2.52%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (52.20%) ASP.NET
2 42 (26.42%) HTML
3 36 (22.64%) XML
3 36 (22.64%) .NET Framework
4 32 (20.13%) CSS
5 27 (16.98%) WCF
6 24 (15.09%) jQuery
7 21 (13.21%) Web Services
8 20 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (10.06%) HTML5
10 14 (8.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (8.81%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 13 (8.18%) Ajax
12 12 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 10 (6.29%) WPF
13 10 (6.29%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 9 (5.66%) XSLT
15 8 (5.03%) SOAP
15 8 (5.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.66%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.14%) GIS
2 5 (3.14%) Management Information System
3 3 (1.89%) PKI
3 3 (1.89%) Statistics
3 3 (1.89%) Wiki
3 3 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.26%) Open Source
4 2 (1.26%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.26%) Social Media
4 2 (1.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.63%) Physics
5 1 (0.63%) Ontologies
5 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.63%) iPhone
5 1 (0.63%) Semantic Web
5 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.63%) IPTV
5 1 (0.63%) Replication
5 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.70%) Windows
2 25 (15.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (6.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.14%) UNIX
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.89%) Linux
6 3 (1.89%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.04%) MVC
2 37 (23.27%) Web Development
3 28 (17.61%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (11.32%) Workflow
5 17 (10.69%) TDD
6 13 (8.18%) Analytics
7 12 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.92%) OO
8 11 (6.92%) Document Management
8 11 (6.92%) BDD
9 10 (6.29%) Migration
9 10 (6.29%) Scrum
10 8 (5.03%) UML
11 7 (4.40%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (3.77%) OOD
12 6 (3.77%) SOA
12 6 (3.77%) ETL
12 6 (3.77%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.77%) Web Analytics
12 6 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 107 (67.30%) C#
2 52 (32.70%) JavaScript
3 51 (32.08%) SQL
4 34 (21.38%) T-SQL
5 17 (10.69%) Java
6 12 (7.55%) C++
7 10 (6.29%) C
8 8 (5.03%) PowerShell
9 7 (4.40%) Perl
10 5 (3.14%) R
11 4 (2.52%) VB
12 3 (1.89%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.89%) VBA
12 3 (1.89%) VB6
12 3 (1.89%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.26%) Apex Code
13 2 (1.26%) PHP
14 1 (0.63%) SPARQL
14 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 33 (20.75%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.72%) SC Cleared
3 15 (9.43%) Degree
4 7 (4.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.40%) MCSE
5 4 (2.52%) MCSD
5 4 (2.52%) MCTS
5 4 (2.52%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.26%) MCPD
6 2 (1.26%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.29%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.63%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Puppet
1 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.63%) Salt
Vendors
1 64 (40.25%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.18%) Meridio
3 10 (6.29%) Oracle
4 8 (5.03%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.77%) SAP
6 5 (3.14%) ESRI
7 4 (2.52%) Cisco
8 3 (1.89%) TIBCO
8 3 (1.89%) Open Text
8 3 (1.89%) Omniture
8 3 (1.89%) Unica
9 2 (1.26%) Google
9 2 (1.26%) F5
9 2 (1.26%) Twitter
9 2 (1.26%) Nokia
9 2 (1.26%) Business Objects
9 2 (1.26%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.63%) Veritas
10 1 (0.63%) Borland
10 1 (0.63%) Autodesk
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