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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 58 62
Rank change year-on-year +10 +4  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 9 13 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.54% 1.49% 0.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.14% 6.57% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 7 6
Median daily rate £415 £375 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.66% -18.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £365 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £410 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -14.11%  

.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 126 198 192
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.54% 22.76% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 132 126
Median daily rate £375 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 0
Median hourly rate £35.00 £19.61 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.48% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Reading over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Reading

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
3 8 (61.54%) C#
4 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 6 (46.15%) WCF
6 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) XML
7 4 (30.77%) C
7 4 (30.77%) C++
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
7 4 (30.77%) CRM
7 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
7 4 (30.77%) Scrum
7 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (30.77%) JSON
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) REST
8 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
8 3 (23.08%) User Stories
8 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (23.08%) BDD
8 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
8 3 (23.08%) Contact Management
8 3 (23.08%) MVC
8 3 (23.08%) Windows

.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 4 (30.77%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) CMS
3 1 (7.69%) nginx
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (7.69%) IaaS
3 1 (7.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) HTTP
2 1 (7.69%) DNS
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) SpecFlow
1 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Fiddler
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) JIRA
3 1 (7.69%) MorphX
3 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) SQL Server Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Integration Developer
5 2 (15.38%) Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
6 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
6 1 (7.69%) Development Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Software Test Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (46.15%) WCF
3 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 4 (30.77%) CSS
4 4 (30.77%) HTML
4 4 (30.77%) JSON
4 4 (30.77%) REST
4 4 (30.77%) XML
5 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
5 3 (23.08%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (15.38%) Gherkin
6 2 (15.38%) OAuth2
6 2 (15.38%) RESTful
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
7 1 (7.69%) Ajax
7 1 (7.69%) J2EE
7 1 (7.69%) SAML
7 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (7.69%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Windows
2 2 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) BDD
3 3 (23.08%) Contact Management
3 3 (23.08%) MVC
3 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
3 3 (23.08%) User Stories
4 2 (15.38%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 2 (15.38%) DSDM
4 2 (15.38%) ERP
4 2 (15.38%) Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) Open Source
4 2 (15.38%) Scenario Testing
4 2 (15.38%) SDLC
4 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
4 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C#
2 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) C++
4 2 (15.38%) Java
4 2 (15.38%) SQL
5 1 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
5 1 (7.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Apigee
3 1 (7.69%) JD Edwards