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 16 September 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 61 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 261 270 275
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.82% 3.09% 2.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.06% 3.32% 2.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 154 154
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £305
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £28.75 £17.04 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+68.72% -48.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.75 £17.04 £31.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £17.04 £35.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
.NET Developer
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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
8530 8129 9239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 92.02% 92.96% 91.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 4784 4329 4309
Average daily rate £350 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £220 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 431 491 601
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -7.04%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.25 £11.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

.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 16 September 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 16 September 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
Surrey 0 45 £375 +7.14% 27
East Sussex +11 41 £294 -12.31% 14
Hampshire -3 38 £340 -15.00% 27
Berkshire +21 37 £356 +1.78% 24
Buckinghamshire -32 36 £388 +8.39% 10
Kent -8 23 £338 -3.57% 12
Oxfordshire -4 22 £250 -30.06% 20
West Sussex +4 9 £338 -15.62% 14
Middlesex -2 2 £390 +21.87% 3
Isle of Wight - 2 - - 2
Sussex - - - -
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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.

1 532 (100.00%) .NET
2 462 (86.84%) C#
3 359 (67.48%) ASP.NET
4 333 (62.59%) SQL Server
5 317 (59.59%) MVC
6 213 (40.04%) JavaScript
7 182 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
8 168 (31.58%) jQuery
8 168 (31.58%) HTML
9 165 (31.02%) SQL
10 162 (30.45%) WCF
11 161 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
12 148 (27.82%) CSS
13 116 (21.80%) .NET Framework
14 105 (19.74%) VB.NET
15 95 (17.86%) Scrum
16 92 (17.29%) SQL Server 2008
17 88 (16.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
18 87 (16.35%) TDD
19 83 (15.60%) Microsoft
20 81 (15.23%) Windows
21 80 (15.04%) Web Services
21 80 (15.04%) XML
22 73 (13.72%) Visual Studio
22 73 (13.72%) Finance
23 72 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
24 67 (12.59%) Oracle
25 60 (11.28%) LINQ
26 58 (10.90%) WPF
26 58 (10.90%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 31 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 28 (5.26%) IIS
3 24 (4.51%) CMS
4 9 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 9 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
5 8 (1.50%) Node.js
6 6 (1.13%) Kentico
7 4 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.75%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (0.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 2 (0.38%) TIBCO EMS
9 2 (0.38%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.19%) ArcGIS
10 1 (0.19%) Tomcat
10 1 (0.19%) Adobe CQ
10 1 (0.19%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
10 1 (0.19%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.19%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 15 (2.82%) MS Office
1 15 (2.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.38%) AutoCAD
2 2 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 22 (4.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.38%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.19%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 14 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.13%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.13%) SaaS
3 5 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.38%) Office 365
5 1 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.94%) Internet
2 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.56%) DNS
2 3 (0.56%) Intranet
2 3 (0.56%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.38%) SNMP
3 2 (0.38%) GPRS
3 2 (0.38%) FTP
3 2 (0.38%) HTTP
3 2 (0.38%) SSH
4 1 (0.19%) 4G
4 1 (0.19%) Broadband
4 1 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.19%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 333 (62.59%) SQL Server
2 92 (17.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 52 (9.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 28 (5.26%) Oracle Database
5 26 (4.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (4.32%) SQL Server 2005
7 20 (3.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 14 (2.63%) NoSQL
9 13 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.88%) MySQL
10 10 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 9 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
12 6 (1.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 6 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
12 6 (1.13%) DTS
13 5 (0.94%) Couchbase
13 5 (0.94%) Amazon RDS
14 4 (0.75%) RDBMS
14 4 (0.75%) Oracle Database 10g
15 2 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 73 (13.72%) Visual Studio
2 72 (13.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (4.70%) NUnit
4 16 (3.01%) Subversion
5 10 (1.88%) Git (software)
6 9 (1.69%) Moq
7 8 (1.50%) Selenium
7 8 (1.50%) TeamCity
8 7 (1.32%) Jenkins
9 5 (0.94%) MSBuild
9 5 (0.94%) StyleCop
9 5 (0.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.56%) SpecFlow
11 3 (0.56%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.38%) MSTest
12 2 (0.38%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.38%) MSI
12 2 (0.38%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.38%) Jasmine
General
1 73 (13.72%) Finance
2 13 (2.44%) Telecoms
2 13 (2.44%) Manufacturing
2 13 (2.44%) Marketing
3 7 (1.32%) Electronics
4 6 (1.13%) Retail
5 5 (0.94%) Advertising
5 5 (0.94%) Back Office
6 4 (0.75%) Publishing
7 2 (0.38%) Legal
8 1 (0.19%) Automotive
8 1 (0.19%) Law
8 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.19%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.19%) Games
8 1 (0.19%) Military
8 1 (0.19%) Banking
8 1 (0.19%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 532 (100.00%) .NET
2 359 (67.48%) ASP.NET
3 168 (31.58%) HTML
3 168 (31.58%) jQuery
4 162 (30.45%) WCF
5 161 (30.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 148 (27.82%) CSS
7 116 (21.80%) .NET Framework
8 88 (16.54%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 80 (15.04%) Web Services
9 80 (15.04%) XML
10 60 (11.28%) LINQ
11 58 (10.90%) WPF
11 58 (10.90%) Ajax
12 47 (8.83%) HTML5
12 47 (8.83%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 40 (7.52%) XSLT
14 34 (6.39%) NHibernate
15 30 (5.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 27 (5.08%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 22 (4.14%) Mobile App
2 18 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.07%) Management Information System
3 11 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 10 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
5 7 (1.32%) DTV
6 5 (0.94%) GIS
6 5 (0.94%) Open Source
6 5 (0.94%) N-Tier
6 5 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (0.75%) EPoS
8 3 (0.56%) NHS
9 2 (0.38%) W3C
9 2 (0.38%) Smartphone
9 2 (0.38%) PDA
9 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.38%) User Experience
9 2 (0.38%) Social Media
10 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.19%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 81 (15.23%) Windows
2 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (1.50%) Apple iOS
3 8 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 5 (0.94%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.75%) Android
6 2 (0.38%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 2000 Server
7 1 (0.19%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.19%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.19%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 317 (59.59%) MVC
2 182 (34.21%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (17.86%) Scrum
4 87 (16.35%) TDD
5 51 (9.59%) Web Development
6 37 (6.95%) OO
7 35 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (5.45%) CRM
9 23 (4.32%) Software Engineering
9 23 (4.32%) BDD
10 22 (4.14%) Workflow
11 21 (3.95%) Dependency Injection
12 20 (3.76%) Unit Testing
12 20 (3.76%) SOA
13 17 (3.20%) Business Intelligence
14 15 (2.82%) E-Commerce
15 14 (2.63%) Web Application Development
15 14 (2.63%) Mobile Application Development
16 12 (2.26%) Release Management
16 12 (2.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 462 (86.84%) C#
2 213 (40.04%) JavaScript
3 165 (31.02%) SQL
4 105 (19.74%) VB.NET
5 44 (8.27%) T-SQL
6 13 (2.44%) VB
7 12 (2.26%) PL/SQL
7 12 (2.26%) Java
8 10 (1.88%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.50%) Python
10 7 (1.32%) VB6
11 6 (1.13%) VBA
12 5 (0.94%) VBScript
13 3 (0.56%) C
13 3 (0.56%) C++
14 2 (0.38%) Perl
14 2 (0.38%) ActionScript
14 2 (0.38%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (0.38%) Bourne shell
14 2 (0.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 33 (6.20%) Security Cleared
2 26 (4.89%) SC Cleared
3 22 (4.14%) Degree
4 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (1.69%) QA
2 2 (0.38%) SLA
3 1 (0.19%) DICOM
System Software
1 4 (0.75%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 7 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.38%) SCOM
2 2 (0.38%) Puppet
3 1 (0.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 83 (15.60%) Microsoft
2 67 (12.59%) Oracle
3 7 (1.32%) SAP
4 6 (1.13%) Telerik
4 6 (1.13%) DevExpress
5 5 (0.94%) Sitecore
6 4 (0.75%) Informatica
7 3 (0.56%) Adobe
7 3 (0.56%) EPiServer
7 3 (0.56%) Serena
8 2 (0.38%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.38%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.19%) ESRI
9 1 (0.19%) BT
9 1 (0.19%) Ektron
9 1 (0.19%) Maxymiser
9 1 (0.19%) Tealeaf
9 1 (0.19%) Facebook
9 1 (0.19%) Twitter
9 1 (0.19%) Motorola
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