Period
to 16 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 16 January 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
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 46 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 52 32 41
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 3.48% 2.55% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.73% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 26 26
Reading median daily rate £431 £375 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% -5.12%
10th Percentile £323 £313 £313
90th Percentile £538 £456 £450
Berkshire median daily rate £438 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -7.69%
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 1,358 1,173 1,270
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.90% 93.47% 90.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 750 734 667
Reading median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - -
10th Percentile £225 £255 £237
90th Percentile £588 £575 £568
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 35 73
Reading median hourly rate £40.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +166.67% +7.14% -44.00%
10th Percentile £10.65 £10.95 £9.25
90th Percentile £56.13 £41.25 £52.66
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +33.33% +3.45% -23.68%

.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 16 January 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 16 January 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (90.38%) C#
3 35 (67.31%) MVC
4 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
6 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
6 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
7 19 (36.54%) TDD
7 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
9 14 (26.92%) CSS
10 13 (25.00%) OO
10 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (25.00%) Entity Framework
11 12 (23.08%) BDD
12 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
12 11 (21.15%) jQuery
13 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
13 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio Team System
13 10 (19.23%) WCF
13 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
14 9 (17.31%) SQL
14 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
14 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
15 7 (13.46%) HTML
16 6 (11.54%) SOAP
16 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
16 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared

.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 (5.77%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle Workflow
1 3 (5.77%) Umbraco
2 2 (3.85%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (1.92%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) GitHub
2 4 (7.69%) SaaS
3 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (40.38%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.62%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.92%) Cosmos DB
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) Visual Studio Team System
2 9 (17.31%) Git (software)
3 6 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
5 2 (3.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 10 (19.23%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Electronics
3 2 (3.85%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.92%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (44.23%) ASP.NET
3 19 (36.54%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (30.77%) .NET Framework
5 14 (26.92%) CSS
6 13 (25.00%) Entity Framework
7 11 (21.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (21.15%) jQuery
8 10 (19.23%) WCF
9 9 (17.31%) AngularJS
10 7 (13.46%) HTML
11 6 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 6 (11.54%) SOAP
12 5 (9.62%) React
13 4 (7.69%) Node.js
13 4 (7.69%) WPF
14 3 (5.77%) .NET Core
14 3 (5.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 3 (5.77%) XML
14 3 (5.77%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (7.69%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.85%) Cloud Native
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.62%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (67.31%) MVC
2 26 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (36.54%) TDD
4 13 (25.00%) OO
5 12 (23.08%) BDD
6 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (9.62%) Concurrent Programming
7 5 (9.62%) DevOps
7 5 (9.62%) OOP
7 5 (9.62%) SOLID
8 3 (5.77%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.77%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (5.77%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (5.77%) Prototyping
8 3 (5.77%) Scrum
8 3 (5.77%) Web Development
8 3 (5.77%) Workflow
9 2 (3.85%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (3.85%) Multithreading
9 2 (3.85%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 47 (90.38%) C#
2 21 (40.38%) JavaScript
3 9 (17.31%) SQL
4 2 (3.85%) F#
4 2 (3.85%) TypeScript
4 2 (3.85%) XAML
5 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 6 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (3.85%) PhD
4 1 (1.92%) TOGAF Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft
1 4 (7.69%) Telerik
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.85%) Google
3 2 (3.85%) SAP
3 2 (3.85%) Sitecore