The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 16 15
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 110 85 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 10.93% 8.76% 8.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.41% 34.84% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 60 50
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £425 £426
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-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
237 244 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 23.56% 25.15% 20.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 160 135
Median daily rate £400 £375 £333
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
Median hourly rate £9.00 £19.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.63% -7.31%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 6 May 2016.

.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 6 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for .NET.

1 111 (71.61%) C#
2 82 (52.90%) Microsoft
3 62 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 58 (37.42%) SQL
5 54 (34.84%) Windows
6 50 (32.26%) SQL Server
7 39 (25.16%) ASP.NET
8 37 (23.87%) MVC
9 36 (23.23%) CSS
10 34 (21.94%) JavaScript
11 33 (21.29%) MS Excel
12 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (20.00%) C++
13 29 (18.71%) VB.NET
13 29 (18.71%) XML
14 27 (17.42%) SharePoint
14 27 (17.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 25 (16.13%) .NET Framework
16 24 (15.48%) CRM
16 24 (15.48%) Web Services
17 23 (14.84%) T-SQL
17 23 (14.84%) Team Foundation Server
18 22 (14.19%) PowerShell
18 22 (14.19%) Mentoring
18 22 (14.19%) HTML
18 22 (14.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 22 (14.19%) Dynamics CRM
19 21 (13.55%) Java
19 21 (13.55%) HTTP
20 20 (12.90%) Business Intelligence

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 27 (17.42%) SharePoint
2 16 (10.32%) IIS
3 11 (7.10%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (5.81%) Node.js
5 6 (3.87%) MS Exchange
6 5 (3.23%) Drupal
6 5 (3.23%) Joomla!
6 5 (3.23%) WordPress
7 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.94%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.29%) CMS
8 2 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.65%) MS Project Server
9 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Foundation
9 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.65%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (21.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) MS Office
3 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.65%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 22 (14.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.29%) Oracle CRM
3 1 (0.65%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 62 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (5.16%) Office 365
3 4 (2.58%) PaaS
4 3 (1.94%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (1.94%) SaaS
5 2 (1.29%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.65%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 21 (13.55%) HTTP
2 18 (11.61%) DNS
3 14 (9.03%) VPN
4 12 (7.74%) Internet
5 11 (7.10%) TCP/IP
6 9 (5.81%) BGP
6 9 (5.81%) DHCP
6 9 (5.81%) IPsec
6 9 (5.81%) IPv6
6 9 (5.81%) Software-Defined Networking
7 8 (5.16%) SSL
8 6 (3.87%) Wireshark
9 4 (2.58%) CTI
9 4 (2.58%) Kerberos
10 2 (1.29%) Remote Desktop
11 1 (0.65%) Firewall
11 1 (0.65%) Network Security
11 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 27 (17.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (14.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 17 (10.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 10 (6.45%) Big Data
6 10 (6.45%) Hadoop
7 9 (5.81%) Datazen
8 8 (5.16%) Azure SQL Database
8 8 (5.16%) Relational Database
9 7 (4.52%) Power BI
9 7 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 6 (3.87%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
11 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
12 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2008
14 1 (0.65%) DB2
14 1 (0.65%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (14.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 15 (9.68%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.74%) MSBuild
4 11 (7.10%) Git (software)
5 10 (6.45%) Artifactory
5 10 (6.45%) Jenkins
5 10 (6.45%) JIRA
5 10 (6.45%) NuGet
6 5 (3.23%) Fiddler
6 5 (3.23%) Xcode
7 2 (1.29%) MSTest
8 1 (0.65%) JUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Moq
8 1 (0.65%) NUnit
8 1 (0.65%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 14 (9.03%) Marketing
2 12 (7.74%) Finance
2 12 (7.74%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.45%) German Language
4 7 (4.52%) French Language
4 7 (4.52%) Spanish Language
5 5 (3.23%) Italian Language
6 3 (1.94%) Retail
7 2 (1.29%) Automotive
7 2 (1.29%) Billing
7 2 (1.29%) Portuguese Language
8 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.65%) Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Electronics
8 1 (0.65%) Military
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 75 (48.39%) Developer
2 32 (20.65%) .NET Developer
2 32 (20.65%) Support Engineer
3 27 (17.42%) C# Developer
4 19 (12.26%) SQL Developer
5 17 (10.97%) Consultant
6 15 (9.68%) Escalation Engineer
7 14 (9.03%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (6.45%) Azure Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Development Engineer
9 9 (5.81%) Field Engineer
10 8 (5.16%) Azure Developer
11 7 (4.52%) Build Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) Architect
12 6 (3.87%) CRM Developer
12 6 (3.87%) Development Support Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) Dynamics CRM Developer
12 6 (3.87%) Microsoft Developer
12 6 (3.87%) Senior Build Engineer
12 6 (3.87%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (25.16%) ASP.NET
2 36 (23.23%) CSS
3 29 (18.71%) XML
4 25 (16.13%) .NET Framework
5 24 (15.48%) Web Services
6 22 (14.19%) HTML
7 20 (12.90%) AngularJS
8 18 (11.61%) ADO.NET
9 15 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (9.68%) WCF
10 12 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web API
11 11 (7.10%) Entity Framework
12 10 (6.45%) jQuery
12 10 (6.45%) REST
12 10 (6.45%) Unity DI Container
12 10 (6.45%) XML Schema
13 9 (5.81%) Autofac
13 9 (5.81%) Castle Windsor
13 9 (5.81%) OLE
13 9 (5.81%) OLE DB
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.39%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.45%) Public Cloud
3 9 (5.81%) Inversion of Control
4 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.87%) Client/Server
6 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.29%) Data Centre
8 2 (1.29%) W3C
9 1 (0.65%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.65%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.65%) PKI
9 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 54 (34.84%) Windows
2 19 (12.26%) Windows Server
3 9 (5.81%) Linux
3 9 (5.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 9 (5.81%) Ubuntu
3 9 (5.81%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (23.87%) MVC
2 31 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (15.48%) CRM
4 22 (14.19%) Mentoring
5 20 (12.90%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (10.97%) Data Protection
7 14 (9.03%) Data Modelling
7 14 (9.03%) Presales
8 13 (8.39%) Load Balancing
8 13 (8.39%) Memory Management
8 13 (8.39%) Workflow
9 12 (7.74%) Web Development
10 11 (7.10%) Customer Engagement
10 11 (7.10%) SDLC
10 11 (7.10%) Software Testing
11 10 (6.45%) Build Automation
11 10 (6.45%) Continuous Delivery
11 10 (6.45%) ITIL
11 10 (6.45%) Open Source
12 9 (5.81%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 111 (71.61%) C#
2 58 (37.42%) SQL
3 34 (21.94%) JavaScript
4 31 (20.00%) C++
5 29 (18.71%) VB.NET
6 23 (14.84%) T-SQL
7 22 (14.19%) PowerShell
8 21 (13.55%) Java
9 18 (11.61%) VB
9 18 (11.61%) VBScript
10 15 (9.68%) C
11 11 (7.10%) Python
12 10 (6.45%) PHP
13 7 (4.52%) R
14 6 (3.87%) Ruby
15 5 (3.23%) Objective-C
15 5 (3.23%) Scala
16 4 (2.58%) VB6
16 4 (2.58%) XAML
17 2 (1.29%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 20 (12.90%) Degree
2 19 (12.26%) Microsoft Certification
3 13 (8.39%) Security Cleared
4 12 (7.74%) MCSE
5 11 (7.10%) MCSD
6 7 (4.52%) MCTS
7 6 (3.87%) MCSA
8 5 (3.23%) DV Cleared
8 5 (3.23%) MCITP
8 5 (3.23%) SC Cleared
9 2 (1.29%) GIAC
9 2 (1.29%) MCAD
9 2 (1.29%) MCPD
10 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) SLA
2 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.65%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (9.68%) Hyper-V
2 11 (7.10%) Active Directory
3 4 (2.58%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.29%) VMware ESX
4 2 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.29%) XenServer
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (6.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 4 (2.58%) SCCM
2 4 (2.58%) SCOM
3 2 (1.29%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (1.29%) Perfmon
3 2 (1.29%) SCOrch
3 2 (1.29%) SCVMM
4 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.65%) Puppet
Vendors
1 82 (52.90%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.03%) Oracle
3 9 (5.81%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.52%) Remedy
5 5 (3.23%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.94%) Citrix
6 3 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.94%) Sony
6 3 (1.94%) VMware
7 2 (1.29%) HP
7 2 (1.29%) SAP
7 2 (1.29%) Siebel
8 1 (0.65%) F5
8 1 (0.65%) ForgeRock
8 1 (0.65%) NetScout
8 1 (0.65%) Pega
8 1 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
8 1 (0.65%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.65%) TOWER Software
8 1 (0.65%) Xamarin
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