Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 9 26 22
Rank change year-on-year +17 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 155 75 92
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 10.26% 5.82% 6.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.85% 28.30% 31.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 59 60
Reading median daily rate £475 £375 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -9.09% +10.00%
10th Percentile £363 £309 £246
90th Percentile £550 £504 £490
Berkshire median daily rate £455 £375 £403
% change year-on-year +21.33% -6.83% +7.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £47.69 - £55.00

.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 399 265 292
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.42% 20.57% 21.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 299 194 175
Reading median daily rate £455 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.33% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £366 £291 £300
90th Percentile £588 £525 £520
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 12
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £72.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -41.38% +383.33% -46.43%
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £8.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year +462.50% -68.93% -5.50%

.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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019, 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.

1 128 (82.58%) C#
2 77 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (49.03%) MVC
4 68 (43.87%) JavaScript
4 68 (43.87%) ASP.NET
5 65 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
6 63 (40.65%) TDD
7 51 (32.90%) CSS
8 50 (32.26%) SQL Server
9 47 (30.32%) Git (software)
9 47 (30.32%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (28.39%) OO
11 40 (25.81%) Visual Studio Team System
12 38 (24.52%) AngularJS
13 37 (23.87%) .NET Core
14 36 (23.23%) BDD
15 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (21.94%) OOP
17 33 (21.29%) HTML
18 32 (20.65%) DevOps
19 29 (18.71%) .NET Framework
20 27 (17.42%) Docker
21 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
22 23 (14.84%) SQL
22 23 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
23 20 (12.90%) jQuery
24 19 (12.26%) Security Cleared
24 19 (12.26%) SOAP
25 18 (11.61%) Java
25 18 (11.61%) SC Cleared

.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 10 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) ArcGIS
3 1 (0.65%) CMS
3 1 (0.65%) Confluence
3 1 (0.65%) JBoss
3 1 (0.65%) Kentico
3 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.65%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 65 (41.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.52%) PaaS
3 5 (3.23%) Office 365
4 4 (2.58%) GitHub
5 3 (1.94%) SaaS
6 2 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.29%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (1.29%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.65%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.65%) IaaS
7 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.58%) Network Security
2 1 (0.65%) DNS
2 1 (0.65%) Firewall
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) NetScaler
2 1 (0.65%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 15 (9.68%) Cosmos DB
3 8 (5.16%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (4.52%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.23%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.94%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.29%) Apache Ignite
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) Endeca
8 1 (0.65%) Geospatial Data
8 1 (0.65%) GIS
8 1 (0.65%) Power BI
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 47 (30.32%) Git (software)
2 40 (25.81%) Visual Studio Team System
3 7 (4.52%) Selenium
3 7 (4.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.87%) Visual Studio
5 4 (2.58%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.58%) Subversion
6 3 (1.94%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.94%) JIRA
7 2 (1.29%) Bitbucket
7 2 (1.29%) Gatling
7 2 (1.29%) Geb
7 2 (1.29%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.29%) JUnit
7 2 (1.29%) MSTest
7 2 (1.29%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.65%) FishEye
8 1 (0.65%) Mocha
8 1 (0.65%) Moq
8 1 (0.65%) SoapUI
General
1 8 (5.16%) Telecoms
2 6 (3.87%) Finance
3 5 (3.23%) Marketing
4 3 (1.94%) Retail
5 2 (1.29%) Automotive
5 2 (1.29%) Electronics
5 2 (1.29%) Games
5 2 (1.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 109 (70.32%) Developer
2 51 (32.90%) .NET Developer
3 43 (27.74%) Full Stack Developer
4 38 (24.52%) C# Developer
5 22 (14.19%) C# .NET Developer
6 18 (11.61%) Azure Developer
7 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 13 (8.39%) Senior Developer
8 8 (5.16%) JavaScript Developer
8 8 (5.16%) SQL Developer
9 7 (4.52%) Consultant
9 7 (4.52%) F# Developer
9 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Angular Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (3.87%) Tester
11 5 (3.23%) Applications Developer
11 5 (3.23%) Architect
11 5 (3.23%) Azure Consultant
12 4 (2.58%) DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (43.87%) ASP.NET
2 51 (32.90%) CSS
3 47 (30.32%) ASP.NET Web API
4 38 (24.52%) AngularJS
5 37 (23.87%) .NET Core
6 35 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (21.29%) HTML
8 29 (18.71%) .NET Framework
9 20 (12.90%) jQuery
10 19 (12.26%) SOAP
11 17 (10.97%) Entity Framework
12 16 (10.32%) Node.js
13 14 (9.03%) REST
14 13 (8.39%) Angular 2
14 13 (8.39%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 13 (8.39%) Web Services
15 11 (7.10%) CSS3
16 10 (6.45%) HTML5
17 9 (5.81%) WCF
18 7 (4.52%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.16%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.58%) Cloud Native
3 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.58%) User Experience
4 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.29%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.65%) AS400
5 1 (0.65%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (0.65%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.65%) EPoS
5 1 (0.65%) Fintech
5 1 (0.65%) iSeries
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.03%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Linux
3 4 (2.58%) Windows 10
4 3 (1.94%) Android
4 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (49.68%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (49.03%) MVC
3 63 (40.65%) TDD
4 44 (28.39%) OO
5 36 (23.23%) BDD
6 34 (21.94%) OOP
7 32 (20.65%) DevOps
8 23 (14.84%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (10.97%) Test Automation
10 15 (9.68%) Microservices
11 14 (9.03%) Responsive Web Design
11 14 (9.03%) Web Design
12 13 (8.39%) SOLID
13 12 (7.74%) Software Engineering
14 11 (7.10%) API Development
14 11 (7.10%) Scrum
15 10 (6.45%) Web Development
16 9 (5.81%) Unit Testing
17 7 (4.52%) OWASP
18 6 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 128 (82.58%) C#
2 68 (43.87%) JavaScript
3 23 (14.84%) SQL
4 18 (11.61%) Java
5 16 (10.32%) TypeScript
6 14 (9.03%) F#
7 6 (3.87%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.58%) C++
9 3 (1.94%) VB
9 3 (1.94%) VBA
9 3 (1.94%) XAML
10 2 (1.29%) Groovy
10 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.29%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.29%) Scala
11 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.65%) Python
11 1 (0.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (12.26%) Security Cleared
2 18 (11.61%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.29%) PhD
4 2 (1.29%) TOGAF Certification
5 1 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.65%) ISEB
5 1 (0.65%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.94%) QA
System Software
1 27 (17.42%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.65%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 17 (10.97%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.65%) Ansible
2 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.87%) Telerik
3 5 (3.23%) IBM
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle
4 4 (2.58%) SAP
5 3 (1.94%) Google
6 2 (1.29%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.29%) Qualys
6 2 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.29%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.65%) AppDynamics
7 1 (0.65%) Apple
7 1 (0.65%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.65%) Cisco
7 1 (0.65%) Coremetrics
7 1 (0.65%) ESRI
7 1 (0.65%) Infor
7 1 (0.65%) Sitecore