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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 11 20
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 76 86 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 8.63% 9.28% 7.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.38% 35.10% 46.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 43 36
Average daily rate
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£364 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.06% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £238 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £495 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
193 245 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 21.91% 26.43% 15.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 94 111 74
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 £468 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.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 31 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 31 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 (66.88%) C#
2 82 (51.25%) ASP.NET
3 66 (41.25%) SQL Server
4 64 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 52 (32.50%) SQL
5 52 (32.50%) JavaScript
5 52 (32.50%) Windows
6 43 (26.88%) HTML
6 43 (26.88%) Visual Studio
6 43 (26.88%) MVC
7 40 (25.00%) SharePoint
8 37 (23.13%) Web Development
9 36 (22.50%) .NET Framework
9 36 (22.50%) XML
10 34 (21.25%) Security Cleared
11 33 (20.63%) CSS
11 33 (20.63%) T-SQL
12 31 (19.38%) MS Excel
13 30 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
14 29 (18.13%) IIS
15 28 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (16.88%) WCF
17 25 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
17 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
17 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
18 23 (14.38%) jQuery
19 21 (13.13%) Web Services
20 19 (11.88%) Workflow
20 19 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 29 (18.13%) IIS
3 25 (15.63%) SharePoint Server
4 17 (10.63%) BizTalk Server
5 10 (6.25%) CMS
6 7 (4.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (3.13%) SharePoint 2013
7 5 (3.13%) ArcGIS
8 4 (2.50%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (1.88%) Oracle Spatial
9 3 (1.88%) TIBCO EMS
10 2 (1.25%) WebSphere
10 2 (1.25%) 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 (19.38%) MS Excel
2 16 (10.00%) MS Office
3 3 (1.88%) 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 (1.88%) WebTrends
1 3 (1.88%) BusinessWorks
2 2 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.63%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.25%) Force.com
3 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (8.13%) LDAP
2 11 (6.88%) Internet
3 7 (4.38%) HTTPS
3 7 (4.38%) HTTP
4 5 (3.13%) FTP
4 5 (3.13%) DNS
5 4 (2.50%) ATM
5 4 (2.50%) Firewall
6 3 (1.88%) SSL
6 3 (1.88%) VPN
6 3 (1.88%) SSH
7 2 (1.25%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.25%) snoop
7 2 (1.25%) Network Security
7 2 (1.25%) 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 66 (41.25%) SQL Server
2 30 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 28 (17.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 19 (11.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (10.00%) OLAP
6 14 (8.75%) DTS
7 13 (8.13%) IDOL
8 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 8 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (4.38%) Data Mining
10 5 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (2.50%) Oracle Database
12 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.88%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.88%) MySQL
12 3 (1.88%) Star Schema
12 3 (1.88%) Oracle Reports
13 2 (1.25%) MS Access
13 2 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 43 (26.88%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (3.75%) SoapUI
4 5 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.13%) Subversion
5 4 (2.50%) NUnit
5 4 (2.50%) Selenium
6 3 (1.88%) JIRA
6 3 (1.88%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.25%) 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 (8.13%) Finance
2 7 (4.38%) Marketing
3 3 (1.88%) Advertising
4 2 (1.25%) 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 (67.50%) Developer
2 31 (19.38%) .NET Developer
3 25 (15.63%) SharePoint Developer
4 19 (11.88%) C# Developer
5 18 (11.25%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (7.50%) Software Developer
7 11 (6.88%) Web Developer
7 11 (6.88%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 9 (5.63%) Analyst
9 9 (5.63%) Support Engineer
9 9 (5.63%) Designer
10 8 (5.00%) Architect
11 5 (3.13%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Analyst Developer
11 5 (3.13%) Senior Support Engineer
11 5 (3.13%) Sitecore Developer
12 4 (2.50%) Data Analyst
12 4 (2.50%) Consultant
12 4 (2.50%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (51.25%) ASP.NET
2 43 (26.88%) HTML
3 36 (22.50%) XML
3 36 (22.50%) .NET Framework
4 33 (20.63%) CSS
5 27 (16.88%) WCF
6 23 (14.38%) jQuery
7 21 (13.13%) Web Services
8 19 (11.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (10.00%) HTML5
10 14 (8.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 14 (8.75%) Windows SharePoint Services
11 13 (8.13%) Ajax
12 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 11 (6.88%) KnockoutJS
13 10 (6.25%) WPF
14 9 (5.63%) XSLT
14 9 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 8 (5.00%) CSS3
15 8 (5.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
2 6 (3.75%) GIS
2 6 (3.75%) Management Information System
3 4 (2.50%) Statistics
4 3 (1.88%) Wiki
4 3 (1.88%) PKI
4 3 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.25%) Open Source
5 2 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
5 2 (1.25%) Social Media
5 2 (1.25%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.63%) Physics
6 1 (0.63%) Ontologies
6 1 (0.63%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.63%) iPhone
6 1 (0.63%) Semantic Web
6 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.63%) IPTV
6 1 (0.63%) Replication
6 1 (0.63%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 52 (32.50%) Windows
2 25 (15.63%) Windows Server 2003
3 10 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (3.13%) UNIX
5 4 (2.50%) Windows 8
6 3 (1.88%) Linux
6 3 (1.88%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.63%) Android
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.63%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (26.88%) MVC
2 37 (23.13%) Web Development
3 27 (16.88%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (11.88%) Workflow
5 16 (10.00%) TDD
6 13 (8.13%) Analytics
7 12 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
8 11 (6.88%) OO
8 11 (6.88%) Document Management
9 10 (6.25%) Migration
9 10 (6.25%) Scrum
9 10 (6.25%) BDD
10 8 (5.00%) UML
11 7 (4.38%) ETL
11 7 (4.38%) Performance Analysis
12 6 (3.75%) Software Engineering
12 6 (3.75%) Web Analytics
12 6 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
12 6 (3.75%) OOD
12 6 (3.75%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 107 (66.88%) C#
2 52 (32.50%) SQL
2 52 (32.50%) JavaScript
3 33 (20.63%) T-SQL
4 18 (11.25%) Java
5 12 (7.50%) C++
6 10 (6.25%) C
7 8 (5.00%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.38%) Perl
9 5 (3.13%) R
10 4 (2.50%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.50%) VB
11 3 (1.88%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.88%) VBA
11 3 (1.88%) VB6
12 2 (1.25%) Python
12 2 (1.25%) Apex Code
12 2 (1.25%) PHP
13 1 (0.63%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 34 (21.25%) Security Cleared
2 25 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 16 (10.00%) Degree
4 7 (4.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (4.38%) MCSE
5 4 (2.50%) MCSD
5 4 (2.50%) MCTS
5 4 (2.50%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.25%) MCPD
6 2 (1.25%) CISSP
7 1 (0.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.63%) 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 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.13%) Meridio
3 11 (6.88%) Oracle
4 8 (5.00%) Sitecore
5 6 (3.75%) SAP
5 6 (3.75%) ESRI
6 4 (2.50%) Cisco
7 3 (1.88%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.88%) Open Text
7 3 (1.88%) Omniture
7 3 (1.88%) Unica
8 2 (1.25%) Google
8 2 (1.25%) F5
8 2 (1.25%) Twitter
8 2 (1.25%) Nokia
8 2 (1.25%) Business Objects
8 2 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.63%) Veritas
9 1 (0.63%) Borland
9 1 (0.63%) Autodesk
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