Period
to 14 December 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 14 December 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
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 27 24
Rank change year-on-year +16 -3 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 151 84 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 9.58% 6.58% 6.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.78% 26.01% 30.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 67 66
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £324 £312 £319
90th Percentile £538 £513 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

.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 422 323 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 26.76% 25.29% 21.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 304 229 194
Reading median daily rate £435 £395 £391
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.13% +0.96% -7.94%
10th Percentile £314 £305 £266
90th Percentile £575 £525 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 4
Reading median hourly rate £42.50 £15.00 £21.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +183.33% -28.76% -52.42%
10th Percentile £30.50 £10.75 £16.14
90th Percentile £48.38 £47.50 £29.88
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year +25.00% -5.19% -8.78%

.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 14 December 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 14 December 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.

1 118 (78.15%) C#
2 75 (49.67%) MVC
3 64 (42.38%) ASP.NET
4 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (35.76%) SQL Server
6 48 (31.79%) JavaScript
7 44 (29.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 35 (23.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 35 (23.18%) SQL
9 34 (22.52%) CSS
10 30 (19.87%) TDD
10 30 (19.87%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (19.21%) HTML
12 27 (17.88%) Java
13 26 (17.22%) Web Services
14 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
14 24 (15.89%) .NET Framework
15 22 (14.57%) Visual Studio Team System
15 22 (14.57%) AngularJS
16 20 (13.25%) BDD
16 20 (13.25%) XML
17 18 (11.92%) jQuery
18 17 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
18 17 (11.26%) OO
19 16 (10.60%) JSON
19 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
20 15 (9.93%) Git (software)
20 15 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
21 14 (9.27%) HTML5
21 14 (9.27%) Web Development

.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 14 (9.27%) Umbraco
2 10 (6.62%) CMS
3 7 (4.64%) IIS
3 7 (4.64%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.99%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.99%) Oracle Workflow
5 2 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.66%) Drupal
6 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.66%) Kentico
6 1 (0.66%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.32%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.32%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.66%) Sonata
Cloud Services
1 44 (29.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (7.95%) SaaS
3 9 (5.96%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (3.31%) GitHub
5 3 (1.99%) PaaS
6 2 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (1.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (1.32%) Office 365
7 1 (0.66%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.32%) Network Security
2 1 (0.66%) Firewall
2 1 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.66%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (35.76%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.95%) MongoDB
3 7 (4.64%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
4 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.65%) Azure SQL Database
5 4 (2.65%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.99%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.32%) Oracle Database
7 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (0.66%) Power BI
8 1 (0.66%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.66%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 22 (14.57%) Visual Studio Team System
2 16 (10.60%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (9.93%) Git (software)
4 13 (8.61%) Selenium
5 12 (7.95%) Visual Studio
6 11 (7.28%) Cucumber
7 10 (6.62%) Gatling
7 10 (6.62%) Geb
7 10 (6.62%) JUnit
8 3 (1.99%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (1.99%) TeamCity
8 3 (1.99%) webpack
9 2 (1.32%) JIRA
9 2 (1.32%) NUnit
9 2 (1.32%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.32%) Subversion
10 1 (0.66%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.66%) JMeter
10 1 (0.66%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.66%) WiX
General
1 12 (7.95%) Finance
2 8 (5.30%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.65%) Back Office
4 1 (0.66%) Advertising
4 1 (0.66%) Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Law
4 1 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (0.66%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (66.23%) Developer
2 56 (37.09%) .NET Developer
3 31 (20.53%) C# Developer
4 15 (9.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (7.28%) Full Stack Developer
5 11 (7.28%) Tester
6 10 (6.62%) Architect
6 10 (6.62%) Azure Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.62%) Senior Tester
6 10 (6.62%) Umbraco Developer
7 8 (5.30%) Performance Tester
7 8 (5.30%) Senior Performance Tester
8 7 (4.64%) Angular Developer
8 7 (4.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 7 (4.64%) SQL Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Oracle Developer
9 6 (3.97%) Senior .NET Developer
10 5 (3.31%) Senior C# Developer
10 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (42.38%) ASP.NET
2 35 (23.18%) ASP.NET Web API
3 34 (22.52%) CSS
4 30 (19.87%) ASP.NET MVC
5 29 (19.21%) HTML
6 26 (17.22%) Web Services
7 24 (15.89%) .NET Framework
8 22 (14.57%) AngularJS
9 20 (13.25%) XML
10 18 (11.92%) jQuery
11 16 (10.60%) JSON
12 14 (9.27%) HTML5
13 13 (8.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 13 (8.61%) REST
13 13 (8.61%) SOAP
14 12 (7.95%) Entity Framework
15 10 (6.62%) EDI
16 9 (5.96%) .NET Core
16 9 (5.96%) WCF
17 8 (5.30%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.93%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (5.96%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.65%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.65%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.99%) Social Media
5 1 (0.66%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.66%) Cloud Native
5 1 (0.66%) NHS
5 1 (0.66%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.66%) User Experience
5 1 (0.66%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.27%) Windows
2 5 (3.31%) Android
3 2 (1.32%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.32%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.66%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (49.67%) MVC
2 60 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (19.87%) TDD
4 20 (13.25%) BDD
5 17 (11.26%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (11.26%) OO
6 14 (9.27%) Web Development
7 13 (8.61%) Microservices
7 13 (8.61%) Scrum
7 13 (8.61%) Test Automation
8 12 (7.95%) Problem-Solving
9 11 (7.28%) DevOps
10 10 (6.62%) API Development
10 10 (6.62%) OOP
10 10 (6.62%) Procedural Programming
10 10 (6.62%) User Stories
11 9 (5.96%) CRM
12 8 (5.30%) Migration
12 8 (5.30%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (3.97%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 118 (78.15%) C#
2 48 (31.79%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.18%) SQL
4 27 (17.88%) Java
5 14 (9.27%) C++
6 10 (6.62%) Groovy
6 10 (6.62%) Scala
7 8 (5.30%) F#
8 5 (3.31%) PL/SQL
8 5 (3.31%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.31%) TypeScript
9 4 (2.65%) VBA
10 3 (1.99%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.32%) Python
11 2 (1.32%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.66%) PHP
12 1 (0.66%) R
12 1 (0.66%) VB
12 1 (0.66%) VB6
Qualifications
1 8 (5.30%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.66%) ISEB
4 1 (0.66%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 7 (4.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.66%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 24 (15.89%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.28%) Oracle
3 8 (5.30%) Telerik
4 5 (3.31%) Xamarin
5 4 (2.65%) Google
6 3 (1.99%) IBM
6 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.99%) SAP
6 3 (1.99%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.66%) Cisco