Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 27 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 -15 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 86 89 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 6.75% 6.05% 7.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.96% 29.47% 35.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 56 138
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.99% +8.65%
10th Percentile £311 £325 £257
90th Percentile £505 £478 £579
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
Reading median hourly rate - £9.00 £55.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -83.80% -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £22.00 £55.55
% change year-on-year - -60.40% +38.88%

.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 319 302 434
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 25.02% 20.52% 22.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 178 334
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £417
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.08% +7.61%
10th Percentile £303 £275 £283
90th Percentile £525 £488 £547
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 10
Reading median hourly rate £15.00 £19.61 £50.28
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.51% -60.99% +164.61%
10th Percentile £10.75 £12.40 £15.73
90th Percentile £47.50 £28.00 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £32.00 £21.06 £37.25
% change year-on-year +51.98% -43.48% +96.05%

.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 21 November 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 21 November 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 73 (84.88%) C#
2 47 (54.65%) SQL Server
3 44 (51.16%) ASP.NET
4 35 (40.70%) MVC
5 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
6 33 (38.37%) SQL
7 32 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
9 18 (20.93%) Windows
9 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
10 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
11 15 (17.44%) CSS
12 14 (16.28%) HTML
12 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
13 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
13 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
13 12 (13.95%) TDD
13 12 (13.95%) .NET Core
14 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
14 11 (12.79%) Sitecore
15 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
15 10 (11.63%) IIS
15 10 (11.63%) XML
15 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
16 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
16 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 9 (10.47%) BDD
16 9 (10.47%) DevOps
16 9 (10.47%) Microservices
17 8 (9.30%) Greenfield Project

.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 (11.63%) IIS
2 7 (8.14%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.49%) CMS
3 3 (3.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (2.33%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.16%) Confluence
5 1 (1.16%) IBM Domino
5 1 (1.16%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (1.16%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (2.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.16%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.16%) SessionCam
Cloud Services
1 32 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.49%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.33%) IaaS
3 2 (2.33%) PaaS
4 1 (1.16%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (1.16%) Data Lake Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) Google Analytics
4 1 (1.16%) Office 365
4 1 (1.16%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.14%) SMTP
2 4 (4.65%) Internet
3 1 (1.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.65%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 8 (9.30%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 8 (9.30%) NoSQL
3 8 (9.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (5.81%) Datazen
4 5 (5.81%) MySQL
4 5 (5.81%) Oracle Reports
4 5 (5.81%) Power BI
4 5 (5.81%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.81%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.65%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (3.49%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.49%) MongoDB
6 3 (3.49%) OLAP
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.33%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 12 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (8.14%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.81%) MSBuild
4 4 (4.65%) Git (software)
5 3 (3.49%) Ant
5 3 (3.49%) Maven
6 2 (2.33%) Selenium
7 1 (1.16%) JIRA
7 1 (1.16%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.16%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.16%) Vagrant
7 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (9.30%) Banking
2 2 (2.33%) Advertising
2 2 (2.33%) Finance
2 2 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 65 (75.58%) Developer
2 35 (40.70%) .NET Developer
3 16 (18.60%) C# Developer
4 12 (13.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (11.63%) SQL Developer
6 9 (10.47%) Senior Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Senior .NET Developer
8 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Business Intelligence Developer
8 7 (8.14%) Consultant
8 7 (8.14%) Sitecore Developer
9 6 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Azure Developer
11 4 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Azure Consultant
11 4 (4.65%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
11 4 (4.65%) SQL BI Developer
11 4 (4.65%) Web Developer
12 3 (3.49%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (51.16%) ASP.NET
2 16 (18.60%) ASP.NET MVC
3 15 (17.44%) CSS
4 14 (16.28%) AngularJS
4 14 (16.28%) HTML
5 12 (13.95%) .NET Core
5 12 (13.95%) ASP.NET Web API
6 10 (11.63%) .NET Framework
6 10 (11.63%) XML
7 8 (9.30%) HTML5
7 8 (9.30%) jQuery
7 8 (9.30%) Web Services
8 7 (8.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 6 (6.98%) RESTful
10 5 (5.81%) ADO
10 5 (5.81%) ADO.NET
10 5 (5.81%) LINQ
10 5 (5.81%) ODBC
10 5 (5.81%) OLE
10 5 (5.81%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.30%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.49%) PKI
4 2 (2.33%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.33%) User Experience
5 1 (1.16%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.16%) FMCG
5 1 (1.16%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.16%) iPad
5 1 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.16%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 5 (5.81%) Windows Server
3 3 (3.49%) Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.33%) Debian
4 2 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (40.70%) MVC
2 18 (20.93%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.95%) TDD
4 10 (11.63%) Data Modelling
5 9 (10.47%) BDD
5 9 (10.47%) Business Intelligence
5 9 (10.47%) DevOps
5 9 (10.47%) Microservices
6 7 (8.14%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.98%) Scrum
7 6 (6.98%) Web Development
8 5 (5.81%) CRM
8 5 (5.81%) Customer Engagement
8 5 (5.81%) Open Source
8 5 (5.81%) SDLC
8 5 (5.81%) Test Automation
9 4 (4.65%) Chat Support
9 4 (4.65%) Waterfall
10 3 (3.49%) Analytics
10 3 (3.49%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 73 (84.88%) C#
2 33 (38.37%) SQL
3 24 (27.91%) JavaScript
4 11 (12.79%) VB.NET
5 8 (9.30%) PowerShell
6 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
7 6 (6.98%) C++
7 6 (6.98%) Java
8 4 (4.65%) TypeScript
9 2 (2.33%) Bash Shell
9 2 (2.33%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.33%) Python
9 2 (2.33%) VBA
10 1 (1.16%) C
10 1 (1.16%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
10 1 (1.16%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (5.81%) SC Cleared
1 5 (5.81%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.33%) Degree
3 1 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.16%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.49%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (2.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (2.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.16%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.16%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (39.53%) Microsoft
2 11 (12.79%) Sitecore
3 8 (9.30%) Oracle
4 5 (5.81%) Sybase
5 2 (2.33%) Capita
5 2 (2.33%) Remedy
5 2 (2.33%) Tableau
5 2 (2.33%) WSO2
5 2 (2.33%) Xamarin
6 1 (1.16%) Atlassian
6 1 (1.16%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.16%) Ensighten
6 1 (1.16%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) HP
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) Lotus
6 1 (1.16%) Serena