Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 27 25
Rank change year-on-year +6 -2 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 91 79 119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.45% 5.49% 6.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.44% 27.15% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 54 112
Reading median daily rate £400 £413 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +4.76% -1.56%
10th Percentile £308 £224 £219
90th Percentile £525 £486 £493
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -6.06% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 9
Reading median hourly rate - - £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate - £35.00 £55.55
% change year-on-year - -36.99% +56.48%

.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 320 291 425
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.19% 20.21% 21.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 229 178 306
Reading median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -
10th Percentile £300 £280 £303
90th Percentile £525 £488 £513
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 20
Reading median hourly rate £30.00 £22.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% -50.00% +74.76%
10th Percentile £13.43 £16.25 £13.38
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.75 £55.55
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.00 £46.00 £44.25
% change year-on-year -28.26% +3.95% +36.15%

.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 20 February 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 20 February 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 81 (89.01%) C#
2 49 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 46 (50.55%) SQL Server
4 41 (45.05%) MVC
5 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 30 (32.97%) SQL
6 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
7 29 (31.87%) Microsoft Azure
8 27 (29.67%) JavaScript
9 24 (26.37%) Windows
9 24 (26.37%) TDD
10 23 (25.27%) AngularJS
10 23 (25.27%) .NET Core
11 22 (24.18%) Microservices
11 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 22 (24.18%) Visual Studio
12 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
13 18 (19.78%) IIS
14 17 (18.68%) Octopus Deploy
14 17 (18.68%) DevOps
15 16 (17.58%) HTML
16 15 (16.48%) C++
16 15 (16.48%) Multithreading
17 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 14 (15.38%) Java
18 13 (14.29%) REST
18 13 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
18 13 (14.29%) SDLC
19 12 (13.19%) PaaS
19 12 (13.19%) IaaS

.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 18 (19.78%) IIS
2 10 (10.99%) Confluence
3 5 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.30%) CMS
5 2 (2.20%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) WordPress
6 1 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.10%) IBM Notes
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (4.40%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.10%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.10%) SessionCam
2 1 (1.10%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 29 (31.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (13.19%) IaaS
2 12 (13.19%) PaaS
3 1 (1.10%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.10%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (1.10%) Data Lake Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.10%) Office 365
3 1 (1.10%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.99%) Firewall
1 10 (10.99%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.59%) SMTP
3 4 (4.40%) Internet
4 1 (1.10%) DNS
4 1 (1.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (50.55%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.99%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (8.79%) NoSQL
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (6.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 5 (5.49%) Power BI
6 5 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (4.40%) MySQL
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (4.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (3.30%) Datazen
8 3 (3.30%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (2.20%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 22 (24.18%) Visual Studio
2 19 (20.88%) Git (software)
3 17 (18.68%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (10.99%) Eclipse
5 10 (10.99%) JIRA
5 10 (10.99%) Maven
5 10 (10.99%) NuGet
5 10 (10.99%) TeamCity
6 9 (9.89%) Bitbucket
7 8 (8.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (2.20%) MSBuild
9 1 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (7.69%) Banking
2 6 (6.59%) Finance
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) French Language
Job Titles
1 73 (80.22%) Developer
2 31 (34.07%) .NET Developer
3 16 (17.58%) Senior Developer
4 14 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 11 (12.09%) Java Developer
6 10 (10.99%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.89%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Senior Software Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Angular Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Senior .NET Developer
8 6 (6.59%) Sitecore Developer
9 5 (5.49%) ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.49%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 5 (5.49%) Consultant
9 5 (5.49%) SQL Developer
10 4 (4.40%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Field Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) Lead Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Project Manager
11 3 (3.30%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (53.85%) ASP.NET
2 23 (25.27%) .NET Core
2 23 (25.27%) AngularJS
3 22 (24.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 16 (17.58%) HTML
5 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 13 (14.29%) REST
7 12 (13.19%) XML
8 10 (10.99%) Angular 2
9 9 (9.89%) .NET Framework
9 9 (9.89%) CSS
10 8 (8.79%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 8 (8.79%) React
11 7 (7.69%) ASP.NET Core
12 6 (6.59%) jQuery
13 5 (5.49%) HTML5
14 4 (4.40%) Web Services
15 3 (3.30%) ADO
15 3 (3.30%) ADO.NET
15 3 (3.30%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.09%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.30%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.30%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.30%) PKI
3 2 (2.20%) Clustering
3 2 (2.20%) User Experience
3 2 (2.20%) Wiki
4 1 (1.10%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.10%) Graphic Design
4 1 (1.10%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.10%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (26.37%) Windows
2 10 (10.99%) Linux
3 4 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (45.05%) MVC
2 35 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (26.37%) TDD
4 22 (24.18%) Microservices
5 17 (18.68%) DevOps
6 15 (16.48%) Multithreading
7 13 (14.29%) SDLC
8 10 (10.99%) BDD
8 10 (10.99%) Low Latency
9 9 (9.89%) Change Control
10 7 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (7.69%) Data Modelling
10 7 (7.69%) Project Management
11 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
11 6 (6.59%) SOLID
12 4 (4.40%) Analytics
12 4 (4.40%) CRM
12 4 (4.40%) Migration
12 4 (4.40%) Scrum
13 3 (3.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 81 (89.01%) C#
2 30 (32.97%) SQL
3 27 (29.67%) JavaScript
4 15 (16.48%) C++
5 14 (15.38%) Java
6 10 (10.99%) CQL
7 9 (9.89%) TypeScript
8 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
8 4 (4.40%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.30%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.30%) VBA
10 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.20%) VB
11 1 (1.10%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (1.10%) PHP
11 1 (1.10%) Python
11 1 (1.10%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (9.89%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.20%) Degree
3 1 (1.10%) APMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.89%) ISO 9001
1 9 (9.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.10%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (10.99%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.30%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (2.20%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (10.99%) Opsview
2 2 (2.20%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (2.20%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.10%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 30 (32.97%) Microsoft
2 10 (10.99%) VMware
3 8 (8.79%) Sitecore
4 5 (5.49%) Oracle
5 3 (3.30%) Sybase
6 2 (2.20%) Capita
6 2 (2.20%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (2.20%) Tableau
6 2 (2.20%) WSO2
6 2 (2.20%) Xamarin
7 1 (1.10%) DevExpress
7 1 (1.10%) Ensighten
7 1 (1.10%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) IBM
7 1 (1.10%) Lotus
7 1 (1.10%) Omniture
7 1 (1.10%) Optimizely