The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 40 48 52
Rank change year-on-year +8 +4  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 14 22 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.42% 2.58% 1.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.65% 2.75% 2.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 14
Median daily rate £425 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £350 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £438 £422
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 528 799 791
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.19% 93.56% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 465 390
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £508
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 50
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £25.00 £31.42
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Reading

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Reading

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Reading over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Reading

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Reading

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, .NET 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 .NET Developer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (78.38%) C#
3 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
4 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
5 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
5 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (37.84%) WCF
7 13 (35.14%) HTML
8 11 (29.73%) CSS
9 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
10 9 (24.32%) MVC
10 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
11 8 (21.62%) Web Services
11 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
11 8 (21.62%) SQL
12 6 (16.22%) Web Development
12 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
12 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
13 5 (13.51%) Finance
13 5 (13.51%) CRM
13 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
13 5 (13.51%) jQuery
13 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (13.51%) HTML5
13 5 (13.51%) CSS3
14 4 (10.81%) PaaS
14 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 4 (10.81%) IaaS
14 4 (10.81%) PowerShell

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 6 (16.22%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.41%) ColdFusion
4 1 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Business Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.81%) IaaS
2 4 (10.81%) PaaS
3 2 (5.41%) Office 365
4 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (62.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (10.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (13.51%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (43.24%) ASP.NET
3 14 (37.84%) WCF
4 13 (35.14%) HTML
5 11 (29.73%) CSS
6 10 (27.03%) AngularJS
7 8 (21.62%) Web Services
8 6 (16.22%) .NET Framework
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (13.51%) CSS3
9 5 (13.51%) HTML5
9 5 (13.51%) jQuery
10 3 (8.11%) Ajax
10 3 (8.11%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 2 (5.41%) Mason
11 2 (5.41%) WinForms
12 1 (2.70%) Angular 2
12 1 (2.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.41%) iPad
1 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (5.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.81%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Android
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (24.32%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (24.32%) MVC
2 6 (16.22%) Web Development
3 5 (13.51%) CRM
4 4 (10.81%) ERP
5 3 (8.11%) MSF
6 2 (5.41%) Contact Management
6 2 (5.41%) Document Management
6 2 (5.41%) Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
6 2 (5.41%) System Integration Testing
6 2 (5.41%) Workflow
7 1 (2.70%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
7 1 (2.70%) Migration
7 1 (2.70%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.70%) OOD
7 1 (2.70%) Physics
7 1 (2.70%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (2.70%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) JavaScript
3 8 (21.62%) SQL
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
5 3 (8.11%) Apex Code
5 3 (8.11%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) C
7 1 (2.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 8 (21.62%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.70%) Sony
3 1 (2.70%) Xamarin