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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 15 11
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 4 3 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 4.49% 2.54% 11.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.67% 17.65% 31.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 7
Average daily rate
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£315 £350 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
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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
15 17 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.85% 14.41% 36.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 13 26
Average daily rate £315 £500 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.00% +53.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £260 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £39.50 £45.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.22% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.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 31 July 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 13 (81.25%) C#
2 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
4 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
5 8 (50.00%) HTML
6 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
7 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
7 5 (31.25%) CSS
7 5 (31.25%) jQuery
8 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
8 4 (25.00%) Open Source
8 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
8 4 (25.00%) Windows
8 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (25.00%) MVC
8 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
9 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
9 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (18.75%) Project Management
9 3 (18.75%) HP
9 3 (18.75%) ISEB
9 3 (18.75%) UNIX
9 3 (18.75%) JSP
9 3 (18.75%) SQL
9 3 (18.75%) Node.js
9 3 (18.75%) REST
9 3 (18.75%) CSS3

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 3 (18.75%) Node.js
2 1 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (6.25%) Umbraco
2 1 (6.25%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 1 (6.25%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (56.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (6.25%) MS Access
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) SpecFlow
3 1 (6.25%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
1 1 (6.25%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (56.25%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) .NET Developer
3 5 (31.25%) Analyst
4 3 (18.75%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) C# Developer
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Analyst Programmer
4 3 (18.75%) Programmer
5 2 (12.50%) Test Specialist
5 2 (12.50%) Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Umbraco Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Xamarin Developer
6 1 (6.25%) AWS Developer
6 1 (6.25%) .NET Web Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Automation Test Analyst
6 1 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Silverlight Developer
6 1 (6.25%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) ASP.NET
2 8 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (31.25%) CSS
3 5 (31.25%) .NET Framework
3 5 (31.25%) jQuery
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 4 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 3 (18.75%) REST
5 3 (18.75%) CSS3
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) JSP
5 3 (18.75%) KnockoutJS
5 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (12.50%) Web Services
7 1 (6.25%) Cocoa
7 1 (6.25%) ADO.NET
7 1 (6.25%) SOAP
7 1 (6.25%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
1 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) UNIX
3 2 (12.50%) Linux
4 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (25.00%) MVC
1 4 (25.00%) Open Source
2 3 (18.75%) Test Scripting
2 3 (18.75%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (18.75%) Load Balancing
2 3 (18.75%) Project Management
3 2 (12.50%) Scrum
3 2 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (12.50%) Security Testing
4 1 (6.25%) Test Management
4 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
4 1 (6.25%) V-Model
4 1 (6.25%) Workflow
4 1 (6.25%) TDD
4 1 (6.25%) Asset Management
4 1 (6.25%) Data Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Process Management
4 1 (6.25%) OO
4 1 (6.25%) CRM
4 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) C#
2 11 (68.75%) JavaScript
3 3 (18.75%) SQL
4 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.25%) VBA
5 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.25%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) ISTQB
2 3 (18.75%) ISEB
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (12.50%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (12.50%) MCITP
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (6.25%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (18.75%) HP
3 2 (12.50%) Oracle
3 2 (12.50%) Cisco
4 1 (6.25%) Adobe
4 1 (6.25%) Citrix
4 1 (6.25%) Xamarin