Period
to 16 October 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 16 October 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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 23 21
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 133 87 104
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.19% 6.88% 6.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.14% 28.43% 30.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 66 69
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.08%
10th Percentile £324 £313 £325
90th Percentile £525 £525 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £9.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £22.00

.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 368 306 339
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.41% 24.19% 22.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 270 199 208
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -4.08%
10th Percentile £313 £301 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 11 8
Reading median hourly rate £38.75 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +158.33% -23.51% -56.42%
10th Percentile £29.38 £10.75 £13.05
90th Percentile £47.13 £47.50 £24.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £25.00 £33.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -24.24% +164.00% -65.03%

.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 16 October 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 16 October 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.

1 106 (79.70%) C#
2 63 (47.37%) MVC
3 60 (45.11%) ASP.NET
4 51 (38.35%) SQL Server
5 50 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (31.58%) JavaScript
7 37 (27.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 33 (24.81%) SQL
9 30 (22.56%) HTML
9 30 (22.56%) ASP.NET Web API
10 27 (20.30%) CSS
10 27 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
11 26 (19.55%) Microservices
12 24 (18.05%) AngularJS
12 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
13 23 (17.29%) jQuery
14 22 (16.54%) TDD
15 19 (14.29%) .NET Framework
16 17 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 17 (12.78%) Java
16 17 (12.78%) Greenfield Project
17 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
17 16 (12.03%) Web Services
17 16 (12.03%) Windows
17 16 (12.03%) HTML5
18 14 (10.53%) Umbraco
18 14 (10.53%) XML
18 14 (10.53%) Oracle
18 14 (10.53%) .NET Core
19 13 (9.77%) Problem-Solving

.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 14 (10.53%) Umbraco
2 12 (9.02%) CMS
3 11 (8.27%) IIS
4 3 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.26%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.50%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.50%) Confluence
5 2 (1.50%) FileNet
5 2 (1.50%) IBM Domino
5 2 (1.50%) IBM Notes
5 2 (1.50%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.50%) Skype for Business
6 1 (0.75%) Apache
6 1 (0.75%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.75%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.75%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.26%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.50%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.50%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.50%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (27.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (8.27%) SaaS
3 10 (7.52%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (3.01%) GitHub
5 3 (2.26%) NuGet
6 2 (1.50%) Office 365
7 1 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (3.76%) Firewall
2 4 (3.01%) SMTP
3 3 (2.26%) Internet
3 3 (2.26%) Skype
4 2 (1.50%) Network Security
4 2 (1.50%) PBX
4 2 (1.50%) PSTN
4 2 (1.50%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (38.35%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.52%) MongoDB
2 10 (7.52%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (3.01%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (3.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.26%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.50%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (1.50%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.75%) MySQL
8 1 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.75%) Power BI
8 1 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.75%) Redis
8 1 (0.75%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (12.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (12.03%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.52%) Visual Studio Team System
4 9 (6.77%) Git (software)
5 7 (5.26%) Selenium
6 5 (3.76%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.76%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.01%) Gatling
7 4 (3.01%) Geb
7 4 (3.01%) JIRA
7 4 (3.01%) JUnit
8 3 (2.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (2.26%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (2.26%) SpecFlow
8 3 (2.26%) Subversion
8 3 (2.26%) webpack
9 2 (1.50%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.50%) Maven
9 2 (1.50%) NUnit
10 1 (0.75%) JMeter
General
1 12 (9.02%) Finance
2 5 (3.76%) Banking
3 4 (3.01%) Back Office
4 3 (2.26%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.50%) Advertising
6 1 (0.75%) Law
6 1 (0.75%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 99 (74.44%) Developer
2 55 (41.35%) .NET Developer
3 24 (18.05%) C# Developer
4 14 (10.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (7.52%) Angular Developer
5 10 (7.52%) Architect
5 10 (7.52%) Umbraco Developer
6 9 (6.77%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (6.02%) ASP.NET Developer
7 8 (6.02%) Senior Developer
8 7 (5.26%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (4.51%) Solutions Architect
10 5 (3.76%) Tester
11 4 (3.01%) Lead Developer
11 4 (3.01%) Manual Tester
11 4 (3.01%) Performance Tester
11 4 (3.01%) Programmer
11 4 (3.01%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (45.11%) ASP.NET
2 30 (22.56%) ASP.NET Web API
2 30 (22.56%) HTML
3 27 (20.30%) ASP.NET MVC
3 27 (20.30%) CSS
4 24 (18.05%) AngularJS
5 23 (17.29%) jQuery
6 19 (14.29%) .NET Framework
7 16 (12.03%) HTML5
7 16 (12.03%) Web Services
8 14 (10.53%) .NET Core
8 14 (10.53%) XML
9 11 (8.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 11 (8.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (7.52%) Angular 2
10 10 (7.52%) REST
11 9 (6.77%) Entity Framework
11 9 (6.77%) JSON
12 7 (5.26%) WCF
13 6 (4.51%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.78%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.26%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.51%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.51%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.26%) Social Media
5 2 (1.50%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.50%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.50%) User Experience
6 1 (0.75%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.75%) NHS
6 1 (0.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.03%) Windows
2 6 (4.51%) Android
3 4 (3.01%) Apple iOS
4 3 (2.26%) Linux
5 1 (0.75%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (47.37%) MVC
2 50 (37.59%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (19.55%) Microservices
4 22 (16.54%) TDD
5 13 (9.77%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (9.02%) BDD
6 12 (9.02%) Scrum
6 12 (9.02%) Web Development
7 10 (7.52%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (7.52%) DevOps
7 10 (7.52%) User Stories
8 9 (6.77%) CRM
8 9 (6.77%) Data Modelling
8 9 (6.77%) Multithreading
9 8 (6.02%) Front End Development
9 8 (6.02%) Migration
9 8 (6.02%) SOLID
10 7 (5.26%) SDLC
10 7 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
10 7 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 106 (79.70%) C#
2 42 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 33 (24.81%) SQL
4 17 (12.78%) Java
5 10 (7.52%) C++
6 8 (6.02%) TypeScript
7 7 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.51%) PL/SQL
9 4 (3.01%) Groovy
9 4 (3.01%) PowerShell
9 4 (3.01%) Scala
10 2 (1.50%) CQL
10 2 (1.50%) PHP
10 2 (1.50%) VBA
11 1 (0.75%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.75%) Python
11 1 (0.75%) R
11 1 (0.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (3.01%) TOGAF Certification
2 2 (1.50%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (1.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.50%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.50%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.75%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) GDPR
1 2 (1.50%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.50%) Opsview
Vendors
1 24 (18.05%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.53%) Oracle
3 7 (5.26%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.76%) Xamarin
5 4 (3.01%) IBM
6 3 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (1.50%) Google
7 2 (1.50%) Lotus
7 2 (1.50%) Sage
7 2 (1.50%) SAP
7 2 (1.50%) Telerik
7 2 (1.50%) VMware