Period
to 18 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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
6 months to
18 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 47 44 68
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 -8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 45 39 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.09% 3.12% 2.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.33% 3.38% 2.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 27 20
Reading median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -6.25%
10th Percentile £319 £305 £323
90th Percentile £478 £480 £451
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1,351 1,153 1,468
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.79% 92.09% 91.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 641 848
Reading median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £213 £250 £236
90th Percentile £575 £575 £550
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 67 65
Reading median hourly rate £21.50 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +38.71% -6.06% -23.43%
10th Percentile £11.35 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.70 £50.00 £26.98
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -35.03%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 18 September 2018.

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 18 September 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Reading region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (95.56%) C#
3 30 (66.67%) MVC
4 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
6 20 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
7 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
8 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
9 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
9 16 (35.56%) Microservices
10 14 (31.11%) .NET Core
10 14 (31.11%) SQL
11 13 (28.89%) TDD
12 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
12 11 (24.44%) DevOps
12 11 (24.44%) jQuery
13 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 9 (20.00%) Angular 2
14 8 (17.78%) SOLID
14 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
14 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
14 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
14 8 (17.78%) HTML
15 7 (15.56%) CSS
15 7 (15.56%) Windows
15 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
15 7 (15.56%) TypeScript
16 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 6 (13.33%) Oracle

.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 3 (6.67%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (6.67%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.22%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.44%) Sage 200
1 2 (4.44%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (6.67%) GitHub
3 3 (6.67%) SaaS
4 1 (2.22%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.89%) SMTP
2 1 (2.22%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (6.67%) Visual Studio Team System
2 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.22%) Bitbucket
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
3 1 (2.22%) JMeter
3 1 (2.22%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.22%) NUnit
3 1 (2.22%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.22%) Selenium
3 1 (2.22%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.22%) Subversion
3 1 (2.22%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.89%) Banking
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (2.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 22 (48.89%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (35.56%) AngularJS
5 14 (31.11%) .NET Core
6 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
6 11 (24.44%) jQuery
7 9 (20.00%) Angular 2
7 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 8 (17.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (17.78%) HTML
9 7 (15.56%) CSS
9 7 (15.56%) Entity Framework
10 6 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (11.11%) XML
12 3 (6.67%) SOAP
12 3 (6.67%) WCF
12 3 (6.67%) Web Services
12 3 (6.67%) XSLT
13 2 (4.44%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (66.67%) MVC
2 25 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (35.56%) Microservices
4 13 (28.89%) TDD
5 11 (24.44%) DevOps
6 8 (17.78%) SOLID
7 5 (11.11%) BDD
7 5 (11.11%) Multithreading
7 5 (11.11%) OO
8 4 (8.89%) Bimodal
8 4 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (8.89%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.89%) Data Modelling
8 4 (8.89%) ITIL
8 4 (8.89%) Scrum
8 4 (8.89%) TOGAF
8 4 (8.89%) Web Development
9 3 (6.67%) Concurrent Programming
9 3 (6.67%) Workflow
10 2 (4.44%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) C#
2 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 14 (31.11%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) TypeScript
5 1 (2.22%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (8.89%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (4.44%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.22%) BPSS Clearance
Vendors
1 6 (13.33%) Oracle
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft
3 4 (8.89%) Capita
4 2 (4.44%) Sage