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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 9 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.25% 10.34% 6.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.94% 52.94% 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 2
Average daily rate
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£328 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.76% -4.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £357 £325 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
17 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.25% 19.54% 12.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 4
Average daily rate £328 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £335 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £37.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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 4 March 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 20 (76.92%) C#
2 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
3 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (42.31%) Windows
4 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
5 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
5 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
7 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
7 7 (26.92%) SQL
7 7 (26.92%) HTML
7 7 (26.92%) Scrum
8 6 (23.08%) Oracle
8 6 (23.08%) CSS
8 6 (23.08%) Silverlight
8 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (19.23%) Open Source
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (19.23%) jQuery
9 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
9 5 (19.23%) MVC
10 4 (15.38%) Web Services
10 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
10 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
10 4 (15.38%) TDD
10 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
11 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
11 3 (11.54%) Test Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 (3.85%) Confluence
1 1 (3.85%) IIS
1 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (11.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) Ethernet
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (11.54%) Oracle Database
4 2 (7.69%) SQL Anywhere
5 1 (3.85%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (3.85%) DataStax
5 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.85%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 6 (23.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (11.54%) Git (software)
4 2 (7.69%) SpecFlow
5 1 (3.85%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.85%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (3.85%) Selenium
5 1 (3.85%) JIRA
5 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (3.85%) Bitbucket
General
1 3 (11.54%) Military
2 2 (7.69%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Developer
2 6 (23.08%) Analyst
2 6 (23.08%) .NET Developer
3 5 (19.23%) C# Developer
3 5 (19.23%) Programmer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (11.54%) Analyst Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Software Tester
5 3 (11.54%) Tester
6 2 (7.69%) Test Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Software Programmer
6 2 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) C# Software Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Automation Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Applications Manager
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Sybase DBA
7 1 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (26.92%) HTML
3 6 (23.08%) CSS
3 6 (23.08%) Silverlight
4 5 (19.23%) jQuery
5 4 (15.38%) Web Services
5 4 (15.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (11.54%) HTML5
6 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (11.54%) CSS3
7 2 (7.69%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (7.69%) WinForms
7 2 (7.69%) Ajax
7 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.85%) Google Maps API
8 1 (3.85%) KnockoutJS
8 1 (3.85%) WCF
8 1 (3.85%) WPF
8 1 (3.85%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 5 (19.23%) Open Source
2 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (42.31%) Windows
2 2 (7.69%) Linux
2 2 (7.69%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (26.92%) Load Balancing
2 7 (26.92%) Scrum
3 5 (19.23%) MVC
4 4 (15.38%) TDD
5 3 (11.54%) Test Management
5 3 (11.54%) Process Management
6 2 (7.69%) OOD
6 2 (7.69%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) OO
6 2 (7.69%) Waterfall
6 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
6 2 (7.69%) Multithreading
6 2 (7.69%) V-Model
7 1 (3.85%) Manual Testing
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (3.85%) Security Testing
7 1 (3.85%) BDD
7 1 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 20 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (38.46%) JavaScript
3 7 (26.92%) SQL
4 4 (15.38%) VB.NET
5 2 (7.69%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) VB
6 1 (3.85%) Java
6 1 (3.85%) C++
6 1 (3.85%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) C
6 1 (3.85%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 8 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 7 (26.92%) SC Cleared
3 3 (11.54%) ISTQB
4 2 (7.69%) ISEB
4 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (7.69%) Degree
5 1 (3.85%) BC Cleared
5 1 (3.85%) VCP4
5 1 (3.85%) MCITP
5 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (3.85%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Hyper-V
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 1 (3.85%) RedPrairie
3 1 (3.85%) Endeca
3 1 (3.85%) Google
3 1 (3.85%) Telerik
3 1 (3.85%) Sybase
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco
3 1 (3.85%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) VMware