Period
to 20 August 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 August 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 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 24 10
Rank change year-on-year +4 -14 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 103 83 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 7.02% 6.61% 9.68%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.99% 28.92% 40.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 58 105
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £325 £313 £325
90th Percentile £488 £538 £488
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 5
Reading median hourly rate - £55.00 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +511.11% -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £55.00 £9.00
% change year-on-year - +511.11% -74.83%

.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 322 287 404
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 21.93% 22.87% 23.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 174 252
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £300
90th Percentile £525 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 18 7
Reading median hourly rate £51.25 £15.00 £19.61
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +241.67% -23.51% -
10th Percentile £31.88 £10.75 £8.80
90th Percentile £69.63 £50.85 £22.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £12.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +20.00% -62.69%

.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 August 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 August 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 82 (79.61%) C#
2 50 (48.54%) MVC
3 48 (46.60%) ASP.NET
4 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
5 36 (34.95%) SQL Server
6 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET Web API
7 31 (30.10%) SQL
8 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
9 27 (26.21%) Microservices
10 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Azure
10 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET MVC
11 22 (21.36%) jQuery
11 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
11 22 (21.36%) TDD
12 17 (16.50%) .NET Framework
12 17 (16.50%) .NET Core
13 16 (15.53%) Greenfield Project
13 16 (15.53%) HTML
14 14 (13.59%) CSS
15 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
15 13 (12.62%) Capita
16 11 (10.68%) DevOps
16 11 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (10.68%) CMS
16 11 (10.68%) Windows
17 10 (9.71%) SOLID
17 10 (9.71%) HTML5
17 10 (9.71%) BDD
17 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
18 9 (8.74%) Entity Framework

.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 11 (10.68%) CMS
2 5 (4.85%) IIS
2 5 (4.85%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (4.85%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.91%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.91%) WordPress
4 2 (1.94%) Confluence
4 2 (1.94%) FileNet
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Domino
4 2 (1.94%) IBM Notes
4 2 (1.94%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.94%) Skype for Business
5 1 (0.97%) Apache
5 1 (0.97%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.97%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.97%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.94%) Sage 200
2 2 (1.94%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 25 (24.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (7.77%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (6.80%) SaaS
4 3 (2.91%) GitHub
4 3 (2.91%) NuGet
5 2 (1.94%) Office 365
6 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.88%) Firewall
1 4 (3.88%) SMTP
2 3 (2.91%) Internet
2 3 (2.91%) Skype
3 2 (1.94%) PBX
3 2 (1.94%) PSTN
3 2 (1.94%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.94%) VoIP
4 1 (0.97%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (34.95%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.80%) MongoDB
4 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.91%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.94%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.97%) MySQL
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.97%) Power BI
7 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.97%) Redis
7 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
1 8 (7.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (5.83%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.85%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (3.88%) JIRA
4 4 (3.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 2 (1.94%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.94%) Maven
6 2 (1.94%) NUnit
6 2 (1.94%) Selenium
6 2 (1.94%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.97%) Grunt
7 1 (0.97%) JMeter
7 1 (0.97%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.97%) MSTest
7 1 (0.97%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.97%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.97%) WiX
General
1 7 (6.80%) Finance
2 5 (4.85%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Back Office
4 2 (1.94%) Advertising
4 2 (1.94%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.97%) Retail
Job Titles
1 79 (76.70%) Developer
2 44 (42.72%) .NET Developer
3 21 (20.39%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.62%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (7.77%) ASP.NET Developer
5 8 (7.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 7 (6.80%) Architect
6 7 (6.80%) Senior Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Angular Developer
7 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 6 (5.83%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Full Stack Developer
7 6 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
7 6 (5.83%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.85%) SQL Server Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Programmer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Senior C# .NET Developer
9 4 (3.88%) Technical Architect
9 4 (3.88%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (46.60%) ASP.NET
2 32 (31.07%) ASP.NET Web API
3 25 (24.27%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (21.36%) AngularJS
4 22 (21.36%) jQuery
5 17 (16.50%) .NET Core
5 17 (16.50%) .NET Framework
6 16 (15.53%) HTML
7 14 (13.59%) CSS
8 11 (10.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (9.71%) HTML5
10 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 9 (8.74%) Entity Framework
11 8 (7.77%) Angular 2
11 8 (7.77%) Sass
11 8 (7.77%) WCF
12 7 (6.80%) Web Services
13 6 (5.83%) XML
14 5 (4.85%) LESS
14 5 (4.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.53%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (8.74%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (6.80%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.88%) N-Tier
4 4 (3.88%) User Experience
5 2 (1.94%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.94%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.97%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (10.68%) Windows
2 6 (5.83%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.91%) Android
3 3 (2.91%) Linux
4 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (48.54%) MVC
2 43 (41.75%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (26.21%) Microservices
4 22 (21.36%) TDD
5 11 (10.68%) DevOps
6 10 (9.71%) BDD
6 10 (9.71%) SOLID
7 9 (8.74%) Front End Development
8 8 (7.77%) Problem-Solving
9 7 (6.80%) CRM
9 7 (6.80%) Multithreading
9 7 (6.80%) SDLC
10 6 (5.83%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (5.83%) ITIL
10 6 (5.83%) Migration
10 6 (5.83%) User Stories
11 5 (4.85%) Content Management
11 5 (4.85%) Scrum
11 5 (4.85%) Stakeholder Management
11 5 (4.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 82 (79.61%) C#
2 31 (30.10%) SQL
3 29 (28.16%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.77%) TypeScript
5 7 (6.80%) Java
6 6 (5.83%) T-SQL
7 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.91%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.94%) C++
9 2 (1.94%) CQL
9 2 (1.94%) PHP
9 2 (1.94%) VBA
10 1 (0.97%) Python
10 1 (0.97%) R
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.88%) TOGAF Certification
3 3 (2.91%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.97%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) GDPR
1 2 (1.94%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (2.91%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.94%) Opsview
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Capita
1 13 (12.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 7 (6.80%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.88%) Xamarin
5 3 (2.91%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.94%) IBM
6 2 (1.94%) Lotus
6 2 (1.94%) Sage
6 2 (1.94%) VMware
7 1 (0.97%) Telerik