The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 74 65 41
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -24
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 242 237 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.44% 2.78% 3.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.68% 3.02% 4.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 167 218
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £417 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 4
Average hourly rate £26.00 £28.71 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.42% -22.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.67 £29.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.70 £33.74 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-9.28% +12.00%
.NET Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South East region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9046 7839 7738
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.24% 91.96% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 4999 4158 3740
Average daily rate £375 £360 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £223 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 471 449 657
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +4 43 £320 -14.66% 19
Surrey 0 43 £338 -3.57% 10
Oxfordshire -4 31 £365 +18.69% 31
Hampshire -36 30 £340 +4.61% 38
Buckinghamshire -34 29 £356 +26.66% 12
Berkshire -2 28 £325 -4.41% 33
East Sussex +7 18 £295 +18.00% 13
West Sussex -2 6 £325 -23.52% 5
Middlesex +2 5 £325 -9.72%
Isle of Wight - - - -
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 507 (100.00%) .NET
2 432 (85.21%) C#
3 308 (60.75%) ASP.NET
4 295 (58.19%) MVC
5 250 (49.31%) SQL Server
6 223 (43.98%) JavaScript
7 199 (39.25%) HTML
8 193 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
9 167 (32.94%) jQuery
10 166 (32.74%) SQL
11 163 (32.15%) CSS
12 160 (31.56%) ASP.NET MVC
13 156 (30.77%) WCF
14 118 (23.27%) .NET Framework
15 111 (21.89%) Scrum
16 106 (20.91%) Microsoft
17 102 (20.12%) TDD
18 84 (16.57%) Web Services
19 81 (15.98%) XML
20 78 (15.38%) Visual Studio
20 78 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 74 (14.60%) Finance
22 71 (14.00%) VB.NET
23 68 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
24 61 (12.03%) AngularJS
25 58 (11.44%) OO
26 57 (11.24%) Windows
26 57 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
27 54 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
27 54 (10.65%) Oracle

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited .NET Developer in their job title 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 with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (7.30%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.71%) CMS
3 31 (6.11%) IIS
4 16 (3.16%) Umbraco
5 14 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (2.37%) Kentico
7 8 (1.58%) Node.js
7 8 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.58%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.79%) Zimbra
9 3 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.39%) Adobe CQ
10 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
10 2 (0.39%) EPiServer CMS
10 2 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.39%) TIBCO EMS
11 1 (0.20%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.20%) Drupal
11 1 (0.20%) WordPress
11 1 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 14 (2.76%) MS Office
2 8 (1.58%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.20%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 18 (3.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.20%) Pivotal CRM
3 1 (0.20%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (0.79%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) Office 365
4 1 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.37%) Internet
2 5 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 4 (0.79%) FTP
3 4 (0.79%) HTTP
3 4 (0.79%) SSL
4 3 (0.59%) S/MIME
4 3 (0.59%) SMTP
5 2 (0.39%) Intranet
6 1 (0.20%) Wireless
6 1 (0.20%) GPRS
6 1 (0.20%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 250 (49.31%) SQL Server
2 68 (13.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 54 (10.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 19 (3.75%) Oracle Database
5 18 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 13 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (2.17%) MongoDB
7 11 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 9 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (0.79%) MySQL
9 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (0.59%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.39%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.39%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.39%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.20%) IDOL
12 1 (0.20%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 78 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 57 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (4.73%) NUnit
4 21 (4.14%) Subversion
5 15 (2.96%) Git (software)
5 15 (2.96%) Moq
6 13 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 7 (1.38%) StyleCop
7 7 (1.38%) MSBuild
8 6 (1.18%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (1.18%) Selenium
9 4 (0.79%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 4 (0.79%) Jenkins
9 4 (0.79%) MSTest
9 4 (0.79%) JIRA
9 4 (0.79%) ReSharper
10 3 (0.59%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.59%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (0.59%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.39%) SpecFlow
General
1 74 (14.60%) Finance
2 10 (1.97%) Marketing
3 7 (1.38%) Telecoms
4 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.59%) Back Office
5 3 (0.59%) Banking
6 2 (0.39%) Retail
6 2 (0.39%) Games
6 2 (0.39%) Advertising
6 2 (0.39%) Electronics
7 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (100.00%) .NET
2 308 (60.75%) ASP.NET
3 199 (39.25%) HTML
4 167 (32.94%) jQuery
5 163 (32.15%) CSS
6 160 (31.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 156 (30.77%) WCF
8 118 (23.27%) .NET Framework
9 84 (16.57%) Web Services
10 81 (15.98%) XML
11 78 (15.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 61 (12.03%) AngularJS
13 54 (10.65%) Ajax
14 53 (10.45%) HTML5
15 51 (10.06%) WPF
16 45 (8.88%) LINQ
17 41 (8.09%) KnockoutJS
18 39 (7.69%) XSLT
19 37 (7.30%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 37 (7.30%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (3.35%) Mobile App
2 16 (3.16%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (2.96%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.78%) Management Information System
4 9 (1.78%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.38%) N-Tier
5 7 (1.38%) Open Source
6 6 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.99%) EPoS
7 5 (0.99%) W3C
7 5 (0.99%) Social Media
8 4 (0.79%) Google Search Appliance
8 4 (0.79%) Digital Media
8 4 (0.79%) PKI
8 4 (0.79%) GIS
9 3 (0.59%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.39%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.39%) SCADA
10 2 (0.39%) DTV
11 1 (0.20%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 57 (11.24%) Windows
2 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (0.79%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.39%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.20%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.20%) UNIX
6 1 (0.20%) Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 295 (58.19%) MVC
2 193 (38.07%) Agile Software Development
3 111 (21.89%) Scrum
4 102 (20.12%) TDD
5 58 (11.44%) OO
6 29 (5.72%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (5.52%) CRM
8 27 (5.33%) Web Development
9 26 (5.13%) BDD
10 25 (4.93%) Unit Testing
11 24 (4.73%) SOA
12 20 (3.94%) Workflow
13 18 (3.55%) E-Commerce
14 15 (2.96%) Domain-Driven Design
15 14 (2.76%) MVVM
15 14 (2.76%) OOP
16 13 (2.56%) OOD
17 11 (2.17%) Migration
17 11 (2.17%) Mobile Application Development
18 10 (1.97%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 432 (85.21%) C#
2 223 (43.98%) JavaScript
3 166 (32.74%) SQL
4 71 (14.00%) VB.NET
5 39 (7.69%) T-SQL
6 19 (3.75%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.37%) PowerShell
8 7 (1.38%) XAML
8 7 (1.38%) C++
9 6 (1.18%) Java
9 6 (1.18%) VBScript
10 5 (0.99%) VB
11 4 (0.79%) VB6
11 4 (0.79%) C
11 4 (0.79%) Python
12 2 (0.39%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.39%) ActionScript 2.0
12 2 (0.39%) XPath
12 2 (0.39%) Ruby
12 2 (0.39%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 22 (4.34%) Security Cleared
2 20 (3.94%) Degree
3 14 (2.76%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (2.17%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) SLA
2 1 (0.20%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.99%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 5 (0.99%) Puppet
1 5 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 106 (20.91%) Microsoft
2 54 (10.65%) Oracle
3 16 (3.16%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.37%) Telerik
5 7 (1.38%) Google
6 6 (1.18%) Twitter
7 5 (0.99%) EPiServer
7 5 (0.99%) Ektron
8 4 (0.79%) Xamarin
9 3 (0.59%) Adobe
9 3 (0.59%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.39%) Facebook
10 2 (0.39%) Sencha
10 2 (0.39%) SAP
10 2 (0.39%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.20%) Remedy
11 1 (0.20%) Informatica
11 1 (0.20%) Pegasus
11 1 (0.20%) Red Hat
11 1 (0.20%) Intergraph
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