Period
to 22 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 22 May 2018 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 (dotNet)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 24 22 14
Rank change year-on-year -2 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 88 87 156
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.61% 6.54% 8.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.46% 30.53% 32.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 65 59 122
Reading median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% +8.47%
10th Percentile £313 £243 £325
90th Percentile £451 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
% change year-on-year -6.25% - +8.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 8
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 £32.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +70.41% -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £32.28
% change year-on-year - +70.41% -9.08%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 263 285 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 19.76% 21.41% 24.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 175 321
Reading median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £296 £313
90th Percentile £521 £525 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 13
Reading median hourly rate £72.50 £15.00 £27.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +383.33% -44.44% +4.85%
10th Percentile £71.25 £15.00 £12.50
90th Percentile £73.75 £57.50 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £15.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -46.67% - -53.85%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Reading

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Reading

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Reading over the 6 months to 22 May 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Reading

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 May 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for .NET.

1 71 (80.68%) C#
2 43 (48.86%) ASP.NET
3 41 (46.59%) MVC
4 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
6 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
7 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (28.41%) Microservices
8 25 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 24 (27.27%) .NET Core
10 23 (26.14%) AngularJS
10 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
10 23 (26.14%) Windows
11 22 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 22 (25.00%) SQL
12 21 (23.86%) TDD
13 20 (22.73%) HTML
13 20 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
15 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
16 16 (18.18%) IIS
17 15 (17.05%) jQuery
17 15 (17.05%) DevOps
18 14 (15.91%) C++
18 14 (15.91%) Firewall
19 13 (14.77%) Java
19 13 (14.77%) CSS
19 13 (14.77%) REST
20 12 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
20 12 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
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 16 (18.18%) IIS
2 12 (13.64%) Confluence
3 10 (11.36%) CMS
4 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.68%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (5.68%) WordPress
5 3 (3.41%) MS Exchange
6 2 (2.27%) FileNet
6 2 (2.27%) IBM Domino
6 2 (2.27%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.27%) Skype for Business
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.27%) Sage 200
2 2 (2.27%) Sage CRM
3 1 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.64%) NuGet
3 10 (11.36%) IaaS
3 10 (11.36%) PaaS
4 3 (3.41%) Office 365
5 1 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.91%) Firewall
2 12 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.68%) SMTP
4 3 (3.41%) Internet
5 2 (2.27%) PBX
5 2 (2.27%) PSTN
5 2 (2.27%) Skype
5 2 (2.27%) VoIP
6 1 (1.14%) DNS
6 1 (1.14%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (38.64%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.64%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (9.09%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.41%) Power BI
4 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.27%) FileMaker
5 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.14%) Big Data
6 1 (1.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 23 (26.14%) Git (software)
2 22 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 20 (22.73%) Octopus Deploy
4 12 (13.64%) Eclipse
4 12 (13.64%) JIRA
4 12 (13.64%) Maven
4 12 (13.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (13.64%) TeamCity
5 10 (11.36%) Bitbucket
6 9 (10.23%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (1.14%) Grunt
7 1 (1.14%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (1.14%) Selenium
7 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 5 (5.68%) Banking
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) French Language
Job Titles
1 73 (82.95%) Developer
2 29 (32.95%) .NET Developer
3 13 (14.77%) C# Developer
3 13 (14.77%) Senior Developer
4 12 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Senior Software Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Software Developer
6 8 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (9.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 6 (6.82%) Angular Developer
7 6 (6.82%) Project Manager
8 5 (5.68%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.68%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (5.68%) Digital Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) .NET Project Manager
9 4 (4.55%) Full Stack Developer
10 3 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 3 (3.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 3 (3.41%) SQL Developer
10 3 (3.41%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (48.86%) ASP.NET
2 27 (30.68%) ASP.NET Web API
3 24 (27.27%) .NET Core
4 23 (26.14%) AngularJS
5 20 (22.73%) HTML
6 15 (17.05%) jQuery
7 13 (14.77%) CSS
7 13 (14.77%) REST
8 11 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (11.36%) Angular 2
10 9 (10.23%) .NET Framework
10 9 (10.23%) HTML5
11 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Core
11 8 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 8 (9.09%) CSS3
11 8 (9.09%) Sass
12 7 (7.95%) XML
13 6 (6.82%) React
13 6 (6.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 5 (5.68%) LESS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.36%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
2 5 (5.68%) User Experience
3 3 (3.41%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.41%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.27%) Wiki
5 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.14%) Graphic Design
5 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 23 (26.14%) Windows
2 12 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.27%) Android
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (46.59%) MVC
2 39 (44.32%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (28.41%) Microservices
4 21 (23.86%) TDD
5 17 (19.32%) Multithreading
6 15 (17.05%) DevOps
7 12 (13.64%) Low Latency
8 11 (12.50%) Change Control
8 11 (12.50%) SDLC
9 10 (11.36%) Front End Development
10 8 (9.09%) CRM
10 8 (9.09%) Project Management
11 7 (7.95%) SOLID
12 6 (6.82%) BDD
12 6 (6.82%) Business Analysis
12 6 (6.82%) PRINCE2
12 6 (6.82%) Scrum
13 5 (5.68%) Content Management
13 5 (5.68%) Project Planning
13 5 (5.68%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 71 (80.68%) C#
2 32 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 22 (25.00%) SQL
4 14 (15.91%) C++
5 13 (14.77%) Java
6 12 (13.64%) CQL
7 10 (11.36%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.55%) PowerShell
9 3 (3.41%) VBA
10 2 (2.27%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.27%) PHP
10 2 (2.27%) VB
11 1 (1.14%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.14%) Python
11 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (12.50%) SC Cleared
1 11 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) Degree
3 2 (2.27%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (1.14%) APMP
4 1 (1.14%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 11 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.14%) GDPR
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (13.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.41%) Active Directory
3 1 (1.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 12 (13.64%) Opsview
2 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Microsoft
2 12 (13.64%) VMware
3 9 (10.23%) Capita
4 5 (5.68%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (5.68%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.41%) Oracle
6 2 (2.27%) IBM
6 2 (2.27%) Lotus
6 2 (2.27%) Sage
6 2 (2.27%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.14%) Omniture
7 1 (1.14%) Optimizely