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 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 31 19 10
Rank change year-on-year -12 -9  
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 77 99
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 5.01% 7.63% 9.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.63% 33.48% 39.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 68
Median daily rate £358 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.62% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £350 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £495 £432
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 0
Median hourly rate £50.50 £55.55 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +2.85%  

.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 134 230 253
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 20.33% 22.79% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 143 165
Median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.12% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
Median hourly rate £15.00 £9.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.66% -52.63%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Reading.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Reading

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 59 (72.84%) C#
2 41 (50.62%) SQL Server
3 31 (38.27%) SQL
4 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET
4 27 (33.33%) MVC
5 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
6 22 (27.16%) CSS
7 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
8 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
9 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
9 18 (22.22%) HTML
10 16 (19.75%) WCF
10 16 (19.75%) CRM
11 14 (17.28%) Data Protection
12 13 (16.05%) Dynamics CRM
13 12 (14.81%) Web Services
13 12 (14.81%) Finance
14 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
14 11 (13.58%) Web Development
14 11 (13.58%) CSS3
15 10 (12.35%) Windows
16 9 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (11.11%) Apex Code
16 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
17 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
17 8 (9.88%) jQuery
17 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
18 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
18 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related 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 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 6 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (3.70%) ColdFusion
4 2 (2.47%) CMS
4 2 (2.47%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.47%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (6.17%) IaaS
2 5 (6.17%) PaaS
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.47%) Office 365
3 2 (2.47%) Oracle CX
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (50.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.94%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.23%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.70%) Grunt
4 3 (3.70%) MSTest
5 2 (2.47%) Bower
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.23%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.23%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.23%) Xcode
General
1 12 (14.81%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.47%) Electronics
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
4 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 67 (82.72%) Developer
2 43 (53.09%) .NET Developer
3 35 (43.21%) C# Developer
4 22 (27.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (22.22%) SQL Developer
6 12 (14.81%) ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (11.11%) Salesforce Developer
8 8 (9.88%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (8.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Azure Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Integration Developer
11 5 (6.17%) WCF Developer
12 4 (4.94%) CRM Developer
13 3 (3.70%) ColdFusion Developer
13 3 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 3 (3.70%) JavaScript Developer
13 3 (3.70%) SharePoint Developer
13 3 (3.70%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 22 (27.16%) CSS
3 20 (24.69%) AngularJS
4 18 (22.22%) HTML
5 16 (19.75%) WCF
6 12 (14.81%) Web Services
7 11 (13.58%) CSS3
8 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (9.88%) jQuery
10 7 (8.64%) .NET Framework
10 7 (8.64%) HTML5
11 5 (6.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
12 4 (4.94%) Entity Framework
12 4 (4.94%) KnockoutJS
12 4 (4.94%) WinForms
13 3 (3.70%) XML
14 2 (2.47%) Ajax
14 2 (2.47%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 2 (2.47%) Life Science
2 1 (1.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.23%) Data Centre
2 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.23%) iPad
2 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.35%) Windows
2 1 (1.23%) Android
2 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (33.33%) MVC
2 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (19.75%) CRM
4 14 (17.28%) Data Protection
5 11 (13.58%) Web Development
6 6 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 5 (6.17%) ERP
7 5 (6.17%) Project Management
7 5 (6.17%) Scrum
7 5 (6.17%) SOLID
7 5 (6.17%) TDD
8 4 (4.94%) Migration
8 4 (4.94%) MSF
8 4 (4.94%) Software Engineering
8 4 (4.94%) Waterfall
9 3 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (3.70%) Integration Testing
9 3 (3.70%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.70%) Presales
9 3 (3.70%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 59 (72.84%) C#
2 31 (38.27%) SQL
3 24 (29.63%) JavaScript
4 9 (11.11%) Apex Code
5 6 (7.41%) C
6 5 (6.17%) C++
7 3 (3.70%) PHP
7 3 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.23%) Java
8 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 8 (9.88%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.94%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) DV Cleared
3 2 (2.47%) HNC
4 1 (1.23%) GIAC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.70%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (3.70%) WMI
2 1 (1.23%) Marathon
2 1 (1.23%) Mesos
Vendors
1 20 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle
5 2 (2.47%) BMC
5 2 (2.47%) HP
5 2 (2.47%) Remedy
5 2 (2.47%) Serena
6 1 (1.23%) Sony
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