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 3 months to 26 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 (dotNet)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 19 12 21
Rank change year-on-year -7 +9  
Contract jobs citing .NET 39 77 51
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.74% 9.02% 6.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.95% 39.29% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 48 44
Median daily rate £425 £400 £416
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £350 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £582 £463 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £9.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +511.11% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.NET 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 126 196 189
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 21.76% 22.95% 22.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 130 129
Median daily rate £375 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £295
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
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading citing .NET 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 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 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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 26 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 53 (73.61%) C#
2 43 (59.72%) SQL Server
3 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
4 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
5 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET
6 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (29.17%) SQL
9 20 (27.78%) MVC
10 19 (26.39%) Web Services
10 19 (26.39%) Team Foundation Server
11 18 (25.00%) CRM
12 16 (22.22%) WCF
12 16 (22.22%) SharePoint
12 16 (22.22%) HTML
13 15 (20.83%) Scrum
13 15 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
14 14 (19.44%) CSS
15 13 (18.06%) Windows
15 13 (18.06%) Java
15 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
16 12 (16.67%) Visual Studio
17 11 (15.28%) Linux
17 11 (15.28%) Finance
17 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
17 11 (15.28%) RESTful
18 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
19 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
19 9 (12.50%) Web Development
19 9 (12.50%) Python

.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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 7 (9.72%) IIS
3 4 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (5.56%) nginx
4 3 (4.17%) CMS
5 2 (2.78%) ColdFusion
5 2 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 2 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.78%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 15 (20.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.78%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 24 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (5.56%) Amazon EC2
3 4 (5.56%) IaaS
3 4 (5.56%) PaaS
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle Service Cloud
5 2 (2.78%) Office 365
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle CX
6 1 (1.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.56%) DNS
1 4 (5.56%) Firewall
1 4 (5.56%) Internet
2 2 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (2.78%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (59.72%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.39%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.39%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP
5 1 (1.39%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.39%) PerformancePoint
5 1 (1.39%) Power BI
5 1 (1.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 19 (26.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (16.67%) Visual Studio
3 7 (9.72%) Ant
3 7 (9.72%) Git (software)
3 7 (9.72%) Maven
3 7 (9.72%) MSBuild
4 6 (8.33%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (4.17%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.78%) Fiddler
7 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
7 1 (1.39%) JIRA
7 1 (1.39%) JMeter
7 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
7 1 (1.39%) MorphX
7 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
General
1 11 (15.28%) Finance
2 2 (2.78%) Advertising
2 2 (2.78%) Electronics
3 1 (1.39%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 54 (75.00%) Developer
2 37 (51.39%) .NET Developer
3 19 (26.39%) C# Developer
4 17 (23.61%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (18.06%) SQL Developer
6 9 (12.50%) Azure Developer
7 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.72%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (9.72%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (8.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Integration Developer
10 5 (6.94%) Lead Developer
11 4 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Salesforce Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) WCF Developer
13 2 (2.78%) Applications Developer
13 2 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
13 2 (2.78%) Senior Developer
13 2 (2.78%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 19 (26.39%) Web Services
3 16 (22.22%) HTML
3 16 (22.22%) WCF
4 14 (19.44%) CSS
5 13 (18.06%) .NET Framework
6 11 (15.28%) RESTful
7 10 (13.89%) AngularJS
8 9 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (11.11%) REST
10 7 (9.72%) JSON
10 7 (9.72%) XML
11 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (6.94%) CSS3
12 5 (6.94%) HTML5
12 5 (6.94%) J2EE
12 5 (6.94%) jQuery
12 5 (6.94%) OAuth2
12 5 (6.94%) SOAP
13 4 (5.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (5.56%) Linux Command Line
1 4 (5.56%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.78%) iPad
2 2 (2.78%) Life Science
2 2 (2.78%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.39%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 13 (18.06%) Windows
2 11 (15.28%) Linux
3 7 (9.72%) Windows Server
4 5 (6.94%) Debian
4 5 (6.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.78%) CentOS
6 1 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (34.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.78%) MVC
3 18 (25.00%) CRM
4 15 (20.83%) Scrum
5 9 (12.50%) Web Development
6 7 (9.72%) DevOps
7 6 (8.33%) User Stories
8 5 (6.94%) ERP
8 5 (6.94%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.94%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.56%) Line Management
9 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.56%) Quality Management
9 4 (5.56%) SOA
9 4 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 4 (5.56%) Use Case
9 4 (5.56%) Validation
10 3 (4.17%) BDD
10 3 (4.17%) MSF
10 3 (4.17%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 53 (73.61%) C#
2 28 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 21 (29.17%) SQL
4 13 (18.06%) Java
5 11 (15.28%) PowerShell
6 9 (12.50%) Python
7 8 (11.11%) C
8 5 (6.94%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.94%) C++
8 5 (6.94%) VB.NET
9 3 (4.17%) Apex Code
9 3 (4.17%) PHP
10 1 (1.39%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.39%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.39%) X++
10 1 (1.39%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (8.33%) Degree
1 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (5.56%) HNC
3 1 (1.39%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) Puppet
2 1 (1.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (43.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.33%) HP
2 6 (8.33%) Serena
3 5 (6.94%) Apigee
4 3 (4.17%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.78%) BMC
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle
5 2 (2.78%) Remedy
5 2 (2.78%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.39%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.39%) Sony
6 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
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