Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 64 55
Rank change year-on-year +11 -9 +5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 34 35 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 2.65% 2.36% 2.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.61% 3.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 18 50
Reading median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £312 £318 £218
90th Percentile £443 £429 £451
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £363 £375
% change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +7.14%
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 1199 1343 1797
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 90.44% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 718 1073
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £233 £220
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

.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 22 November 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 22 November 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (94.12%) C#
3 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
4 21 (61.76%) MVC
5 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
6 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
8 13 (38.24%) .NET Core
9 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
9 11 (32.35%) SQL
10 10 (29.41%) Microservices
11 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
12 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
12 8 (23.53%) Windows
13 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
13 7 (20.59%) SMTP
13 7 (20.59%) HTML
13 7 (20.59%) Banking
13 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 6 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
14 6 (17.65%) TDD
14 6 (17.65%) CSS
15 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
15 5 (14.71%) jQuery
15 5 (14.71%) React
15 5 (14.71%) HTML5
16 4 (11.76%) DevOps
16 4 (11.76%) SOLID
16 4 (11.76%) Web Services

.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 1 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
1 1 (2.94%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 15 (44.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (20.59%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (58.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (23.53%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (20.59%) Banking
2 1 (2.94%) Advertising
2 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 13 (38.24%) .NET Core
4 11 (32.35%) AngularJS
4 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (26.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 7 (20.59%) HTML
7 6 (17.65%) CSS
8 5 (14.71%) HTML5
8 5 (14.71%) jQuery
8 5 (14.71%) React
9 4 (11.76%) Web Services
10 3 (8.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 2 (5.88%) CSS3
11 2 (5.88%) REST
11 2 (5.88%) RESTful
11 2 (5.88%) SOAP
11 2 (5.88%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 8 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) MVC
2 10 (29.41%) Microservices
3 7 (20.59%) Data Modelling
4 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 5 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (11.76%) DevOps
6 4 (11.76%) SOLID
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation
8 1 (2.94%) Analytics
8 1 (2.94%) Collaborative Working
8 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Transformation Programme
8 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Migration
8 1 (2.94%) Prototyping
8 1 (2.94%) Software Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 11 (32.35%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.94%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.88%) Capita
2 2 (5.88%) Oracle
3 1 (2.94%) Sitecore