Period
to 17 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 July 2019.

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
17 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 49 49 52
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3 +27
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 51 46 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.65% 3.16% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.88% 3.39% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 40 19
Reading median daily rate £450 £390 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33% -8.57%
10th Percentile £389 £336 £261
90th Percentile £575 £476 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £440 £388 £369
% change year-on-year +13.55% +5.08% -7.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Reading median hourly rate £32.50 - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.50 - -

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 1,316 1,358 1,161
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 93.21% 92.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 796 825 588
Reading median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £204
90th Percentile £625 £600 £575
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £415 £413
% change year-on-year +8.43% +0.61% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 40 87
Reading median hourly rate £45.00 £21.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +109.30% +43.33% -14.29%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.81 £9.25
90th Percentile £83.75 £48.88 £54.51
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.38 £18.56 £15.00
% change year-on-year +9.81% +23.70% +5.26%

.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 17 July 2019.

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 17 July 2019, .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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (88.24%) C#
3 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 30 (58.82%) MVC
4 28 (54.90%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (52.94%) .NET Core
6 26 (50.98%) TDD
7 25 (49.02%) CSS
8 24 (47.06%) HTML
9 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
9 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET Web API
11 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
11 18 (35.29%) OO
12 16 (31.37%) jQuery
12 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
12 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 15 (29.41%) BDD
14 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
14 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
15 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
16 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 12 (23.53%) SOAP
17 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
17 11 (21.57%) CSS3
18 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
18 9 (17.65%) OOP
18 9 (17.65%) Web Design
18 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
19 8 (15.69%) OOD

.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 2 (3.92%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.96%) JBoss
2 1 (1.96%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (1.96%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 28 (54.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.92%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.92%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.73%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (35.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) Cosmos DB
3 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 14 (27.45%) Git (software)
2 9 (17.65%) Visual Studio Team System
3 5 (9.80%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.88%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.96%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.96%) Grunt
6 1 (1.96%) JIRA
6 1 (1.96%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.96%) Mocha
6 1 (1.96%) Selenium
6 1 (1.96%) Subversion
General
1 2 (3.92%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.96%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (52.94%) .NET Core
3 25 (49.02%) CSS
4 24 (47.06%) HTML
5 22 (43.14%) ASP.NET
6 20 (39.22%) ASP.NET Web API
7 16 (31.37%) AngularJS
7 16 (31.37%) ASP.NET MVC
7 16 (31.37%) jQuery
8 14 (27.45%) .NET Framework
9 12 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 12 (23.53%) SOAP
10 11 (21.57%) CSS3
11 7 (13.73%) Angular 2
12 4 (7.84%) Entity Framework
12 4 (7.84%) React
12 4 (7.84%) REST
13 3 (5.88%) HTML5
13 3 (5.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 2 (3.92%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.84%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.96%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.96%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (58.82%) MVC
2 26 (50.98%) TDD
3 22 (43.14%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (35.29%) OO
5 15 (29.41%) BDD
6 13 (25.49%) Unit Testing
7 9 (17.65%) OOP
7 9 (17.65%) Responsive Web Design
7 9 (17.65%) Web Design
8 8 (15.69%) OOD
9 7 (13.73%) Dependency Injection
9 7 (13.73%) Microservices
10 6 (11.76%) Scrum
11 4 (7.84%) DevOps
11 4 (7.84%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.88%) Kanban
12 3 (5.88%) OWASP
13 2 (3.92%) Continuous Improvement
13 2 (3.92%) CRM
13 2 (3.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (88.24%) C#
2 30 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
4 8 (15.69%) SQL
5 6 (11.76%) TypeScript
6 2 (3.92%) Java
6 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.96%) VB
7 1 (1.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.92%) Oracle
3 1 (1.96%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.96%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.96%) Workday