The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 68 61
Rank change year-on-year +13 -7  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 4 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.62% 1.29% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.01% 5.65% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 9
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 133 230 255
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.49% 22.79% 25.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 143 167
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Reading

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Reading

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Reading

.NET Framework
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
3 4 (57.14%) Web Development
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 3 (42.86%) Project Management
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
5 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
5 2 (28.57%) Grunt
5 2 (28.57%) Bower
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
5 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
5 2 (28.57%) Electronics
5 2 (28.57%) C++

.NET Framework
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 (14.29%) CMS
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore CMS
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 2 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Bower
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 4 (57.14%) .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (42.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 2 (28.57%) C# Programmer
5 2 (28.57%) Full Stack Developer
5 2 (28.57%) HTML Developer
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
5 2 (28.57%) JavaScript Engineer
5 2 (28.57%) Programmer
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Developer
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Architect
6 1 (14.29%) .NET Technical Architect
6 1 (14.29%) Architect
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Sitecore Developer
6 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) AngularJS
2 5 (71.43%) CSS
2 5 (71.43%) HTML
3 4 (57.14%) ASP.NET
3 4 (57.14%) Entity Framework
4 3 (42.86%) CSS3
4 3 (42.86%) HTML5
4 3 (42.86%) jQuery
4 3 (42.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (28.57%) LINQ
5 2 (28.57%) Node.js
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) OAuth2
6 1 (14.29%) OpenID
6 1 (14.29%) OpenRasta
6 1 (14.29%) REST
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Web Development
2 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 3 (42.86%) Project Management
3 2 (28.57%) Time Management
3 2 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 2 (28.57%) Wireframes
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 1 (14.29%) Domain-Driven Design
4 1 (14.29%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
4 2 (28.57%) C
4 2 (28.57%) C++
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 1 (14.29%) Sitecore
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