The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 10 4
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.53% 7.22% 16.90%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 48.00% 50.00% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 2 11
Average daily rate
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£330 £381 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.44% -7.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £346 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £416 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
.NET
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
25 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.93% 14.43% 26.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 5 16
Average daily rate £310 £425 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-27.05% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £500 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £38.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Portsmouth region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Portsmouth region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Portsmouth region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET.

1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
3 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
4 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
5 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 7 (35.00%) Windows
6 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (30.00%) jQuery
7 6 (30.00%) CSS
7 6 (30.00%) Scrum
7 6 (30.00%) MVC
8 5 (25.00%) Web Services
8 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (20.00%) Open Source
9 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
9 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
9 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
9 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
9 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
9 4 (20.00%) SQL
10 3 (15.00%) Process Management
10 3 (15.00%) UNIX
10 3 (15.00%) ISEB
10 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 3 (15.00%) VB.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth region citing .NET also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) CMS
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) Umbraco
1 1 (5.00%) Node.js
1 1 (5.00%) LiveCycle
1 1 (5.00%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Firewall
1 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) DataStax
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (5.00%) MS Access
4 1 (5.00%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) SpecFlow
4 1 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (5.00%) JIRA
4 1 (5.00%) Oracle APEX
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
4 1 (5.00%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.00%) Military
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 5 (25.00%) Analyst
4 4 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (20.00%) C# Developer
5 3 (15.00%) Software Tester
5 3 (15.00%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (15.00%) Programmer
5 3 (15.00%) Tester
6 2 (10.00%) Test Analyst
6 2 (10.00%) Test Specialist
7 1 (5.00%) Xamarin Developer
7 1 (5.00%) AWS Developer
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Management Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Software Test Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Automation Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 6 (30.00%) jQuery
3 6 (30.00%) CSS
4 5 (25.00%) Web Services
5 4 (20.00%) Silverlight
5 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.00%) HTML5
7 2 (10.00%) Entity Framework
7 2 (10.00%) CSS3
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 2 (10.00%) JSP
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (5.00%) Cocoa
8 1 (5.00%) MSMQ
8 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
8 1 (5.00%) Classic ASP
8 1 (5.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Open Source
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) User Experience
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 3 (15.00%) UNIX
2 3 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Scrum
2 6 (30.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 3 (15.00%) Process Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Management
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Security Testing
5 2 (10.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Development
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) ITIL
6 1 (5.00%) E-Commerce
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) SOA
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 12 (60.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (10.00%) PowerShell
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) VBA
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.00%) VB
6 1 (5.00%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) Security Cleared
1 4 (20.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (15.00%) ISEB
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (10.00%) MCITP
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (10.00%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 2 (10.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) Endeca
4 1 (5.00%) Xamarin
4 1 (5.00%) RedPrairie