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 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 9 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 51 99 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 7.20% 9.74% 9.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.31% 40.41% 46.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 87 52
Median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £346 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £351 £340
% change year-on-year
-0.14% +3.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
174 245 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 24.58% 24.11% 21.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 203 100
Median daily rate £388 £415 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.62% +14.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -42.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 27 September 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 27 September 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.

1 104 (80.00%) C#
2 55 (42.31%) MVC
3 51 (39.23%) ASP.NET
4 47 (36.15%) JavaScript
5 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
6 35 (26.92%) SQL
7 32 (24.62%) SQL Server
8 30 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
9 27 (20.77%) Data Protection
10 25 (19.23%) CSS
11 24 (18.46%) HTML
12 23 (17.69%) C++
12 23 (17.69%) Web Services
12 23 (17.69%) MS Excel
13 22 (16.92%) Windows
13 22 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
13 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
14 21 (16.15%) TDD
15 20 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
15 20 (15.38%) AngularJS
16 19 (14.62%) VBScript
16 19 (14.62%) VB.NET
17 18 (13.85%) .NET Framework
18 17 (13.08%) Internet
19 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
20 15 (11.54%) SOLID
21 14 (10.77%) Office 365
21 14 (10.77%) SharePoint
22 13 (10.00%) VB

.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 14 (10.77%) SharePoint
2 11 (8.46%) MS Exchange
3 9 (6.92%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (6.15%) IIS
5 5 (3.85%) CMS
6 4 (3.08%) Drupal
6 4 (3.08%) Joomla!
6 4 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (3.08%) WordPress
7 3 (2.31%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (1.54%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (1.54%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.54%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.77%) Kentico
9 1 (0.77%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.77%) WebSphere
Applications
1 23 (17.69%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.77%) MS Office
2 1 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.54%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 30 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.77%) Office 365
3 3 (2.31%) PaaS
4 2 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.77%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (0.77%) IaaS
5 1 (0.77%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (13.08%) Internet
2 12 (9.23%) HTTP
3 6 (4.62%) DNS
3 6 (4.62%) TCP/IP
3 6 (4.62%) VPN
4 4 (3.08%) DHCP
4 4 (3.08%) IPsec
4 4 (3.08%) Software-Defined Networking
5 3 (2.31%) BGP
5 3 (2.31%) IPv6
6 2 (1.54%) CTI
6 2 (1.54%) Remote Desktop
6 2 (1.54%) SSL
7 1 (0.77%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (24.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.46%) Relational Database
3 9 (6.92%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (6.15%) RDBMS
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.85%) Kalido
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
6 5 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.08%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (3.08%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.31%) Power BI
9 2 (1.54%) Cognos Powerplay
9 2 (1.54%) DocumentDB
9 2 (1.54%) MySQL
9 2 (1.54%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.77%) Cognos Impromptu
10 1 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.77%) MS Access
10 1 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 22 (16.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (9.23%) Visual Studio
3 7 (5.38%) Git (software)
3 7 (5.38%) MSTest
4 5 (3.85%) JIRA
4 5 (3.85%) MSBuild
5 4 (3.08%) Artifactory
5 4 (3.08%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.08%) NuGet
6 2 (1.54%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.54%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.77%) FitNesse
7 1 (0.77%) git-flow
7 1 (0.77%) JUnit
7 1 (0.77%) Selenium
7 1 (0.77%) TestRail
General
1 13 (10.00%) German Language
2 11 (8.46%) Finance
3 10 (7.69%) French Language
3 10 (7.69%) Spanish Language
4 9 (6.92%) Italian Language
4 9 (6.92%) Marketing
5 8 (6.15%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.54%) Retail
7 1 (0.77%) Advertising
7 1 (0.77%) Automotive
7 1 (0.77%) Banking
7 1 (0.77%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.77%) Military
7 1 (0.77%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (0.77%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (59.23%) Developer
2 39 (30.00%) .NET Developer
3 34 (26.15%) C# Developer
4 17 (13.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 17 (13.08%) Support Engineer
5 11 (8.46%) Consultant
6 8 (6.15%) ASP.NET Developer
6 8 (6.15%) Escalation Engineer
7 7 (5.38%) Applications Support
7 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Azure Developer
8 6 (4.62%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (4.62%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
10 4 (3.08%) Architect
10 4 (3.08%) BizTalk Consultant
10 4 (3.08%) Build Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) Senior Build Engineer
10 4 (3.08%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (39.23%) ASP.NET
2 27 (20.77%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (19.23%) CSS
4 24 (18.46%) HTML
5 23 (17.69%) Web Services
6 20 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 18 (13.85%) .NET Framework
8 13 (10.00%) Node.js
9 11 (8.46%) XML
10 10 (7.69%) JSON
10 10 (7.69%) MAPI
11 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 9 (6.92%) REST
12 8 (6.15%) SOAP
13 7 (5.38%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (5.38%) jQuery
13 7 (5.38%) Kendo UI
13 7 (5.38%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 7 (5.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 8 (6.15%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.62%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.08%) Public Cloud
5 2 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.54%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.54%) User Experience
6 1 (0.77%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.77%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.77%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (16.92%) Windows
2 11 (8.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (3.85%) Unix
4 4 (3.08%) Linux
5 3 (2.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (42.31%) MVC
2 27 (20.77%) Data Protection
3 21 (16.15%) TDD
4 20 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (12.31%) Waterfall
6 15 (11.54%) SOLID
7 13 (10.00%) Memory Management
8 12 (9.23%) SDLC
9 11 (8.46%) CRM
10 10 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.69%) OO
10 10 (7.69%) Unit Testing
11 8 (6.15%) Migration
11 8 (6.15%) OOD
12 7 (5.38%) B2B
12 7 (5.38%) Build Automation
12 7 (5.38%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.38%) SOA
12 7 (5.38%) Software Testing
12 7 (5.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (80.00%) C#
2 47 (36.15%) JavaScript
3 35 (26.92%) SQL
4 23 (17.69%) C++
5 22 (16.92%) PowerShell
6 19 (14.62%) VB.NET
6 19 (14.62%) VBScript
7 13 (10.00%) VB
8 10 (7.69%) Java
9 6 (4.62%) C
9 6 (4.62%) T-SQL
10 5 (3.85%) PHP
11 4 (3.08%) VB6
12 3 (2.31%) XAML
13 2 (1.54%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.77%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.77%) Python
14 1 (0.77%) R
14 1 (0.77%) Ruby
14 1 (0.77%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 11 (8.46%) Degree
2 5 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.31%) MCSE
3 3 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.31%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.54%) GIAC
5 1 (0.77%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.77%) ISEB
5 1 (0.77%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.77%) MCAD
5 1 (0.77%) MCPD
5 1 (0.77%) MCSA
5 1 (0.77%) MCSD
5 1 (0.77%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.69%) SLA
2 1 (0.77%) QA
2 1 (0.77%) SDET
System Software
1 8 (6.15%) Hyper-V
2 6 (4.62%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.54%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (1.54%) VMware ESX
3 2 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.54%) XenServer
4 1 (0.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 3 (2.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 2 (1.54%) Perfmon
2 2 (1.54%) SCOM
2 2 (1.54%) SCOrch
2 2 (1.54%) SCVMM
3 1 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 44 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (6.92%) Sitecore
3 5 (3.85%) Cognos
3 5 (3.85%) Hyperion
3 5 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
4 3 (2.31%) Red Hat
5 2 (1.54%) Citrix
5 2 (1.54%) Oracle
5 2 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.54%) VMware
6 1 (0.77%) Facebook
6 1 (0.77%) ForgeRock
6 1 (0.77%) HP
6 1 (0.77%) IBM
6 1 (0.77%) Pega
6 1 (0.77%) Telerik
6 1 (0.77%) Xamarin