The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Microsoft Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Developer
Rank 62 66 60
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 4 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.49% 0.33% 0.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.36% 0.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 4
Median daily rate £350 £375 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -16.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £13.00 - -
Microsoft Developer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
768 837 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.23% 93.10% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 467 367
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.39 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Microsoft Developer in the job title.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Reading region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Microsoft Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Microsoft Developer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (40.00%) Windows
4 4 (40.00%) CRM
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET
4 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) Finance
5 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (30.00%) Java
5 3 (30.00%) Python
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) DNS
6 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
6 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
6 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
6 2 (20.00%) HTTP
6 2 (20.00%) Oracle
6 2 (20.00%) C
6 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (20.00%) PHP
6 2 (20.00%) IIS
6 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio

Microsoft Developer Skill Set
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 2 (20.00%) IIS
1 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (20.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) DNS
1 2 (20.00%) HTTP
1 2 (20.00%) SSL
1 2 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (10.00%) CTI
2 1 (10.00%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (20.00%) Big Data
3 2 (20.00%) Datazen
3 2 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Fiddler
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) ADO.NET
3 2 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) Ajax
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Autofac
3 2 (20.00%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) FastCGI
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
3 2 (20.00%) ODBC
3 2 (20.00%) OLE
3 2 (20.00%) OLE DB
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Identity Foundation
3 2 (20.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (20.00%) Data Modelling
2 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (20.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) B2B
3 1 (10.00%) Contact Management
3 1 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
3 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
3 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 6 (60.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) Python
4 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) C
5 2 (20.00%) PHP
5 2 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) R
6 1 (10.00%) Scala
6 1 (10.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) MCSD
1 1 (10.00%) MCSE
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (20.00%) Remedy
2 2 (20.00%) Sage