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 3 June 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
3 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 78 59 68
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 221 261 218
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 2.39% 2.91% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% 3.17% 2.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 147 138
Average daily rate
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£325 £335 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 7
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -44.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -14.66%
.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
8501 8246 7444
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.96% 91.83% 92.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 4831 4522 3783
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £210 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 396 425 582
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

.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 3 June 2015.

.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 3 June 2015. 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 -17 39 £375 -6.25% 14
Kent +3 37 £325 +4.41% 15
Buckinghamshire 0 32 £288 -4.16% 14
East Sussex +9 26 £288 +43.75% 14
Hampshire -15 25 £325 +1.56% 39
West Sussex -13 23 £350 +27.27% 6
Berkshire -15 18 £350 - 36
Oxfordshire -23 18 £393 +20.76% 12
Sussex -1 2 £300 -
Middlesex +5 1 £300 -
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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
2 434 (85.60%) C#
3 333 (65.68%) ASP.NET
4 259 (51.08%) MVC
5 230 (45.36%) JavaScript
6 221 (43.59%) SQL Server
7 194 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
8 181 (35.70%) HTML
9 173 (34.12%) SQL
10 161 (31.76%) CSS
11 157 (30.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 142 (28.01%) jQuery
13 139 (27.42%) WCF
14 117 (23.08%) TDD
15 116 (22.88%) .NET Framework
16 105 (20.71%) Oracle
17 102 (20.12%) Web Services
17 102 (20.12%) Scrum
18 97 (19.13%) AngularJS
19 82 (16.17%) Visual Studio
20 73 (14.40%) Microsoft
21 62 (12.23%) OO
22 59 (11.64%) Entity Framework
23 55 (10.85%) Finance
24 53 (10.45%) XML
24 53 (10.45%) HTML5
24 53 (10.45%) Oracle Database
25 52 (10.26%) Windows
25 52 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
26 50 (9.86%) T-SQL

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

For the 6 months to 3 June 2015, 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 48 (9.47%) CMS
2 25 (4.93%) SharePoint
3 24 (4.73%) Kentico
4 20 (3.94%) IIS
5 16 (3.16%) Umbraco
6 14 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (0.99%) Node.js
10 4 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
10 4 (0.79%) Zimbra
10 4 (0.79%) DNN
11 3 (0.59%) Sitefinity
12 2 (0.39%) Drupal
12 2 (0.39%) WebLogic
13 1 (0.20%) Immediacy CMS
13 1 (0.20%) WordPress
13 1 (0.20%) NServiceBus
13 1 (0.20%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 15 (2.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.18%) MS Office
3 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (0.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.39%) AWD
2 2 (0.39%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.20%) SmartPlant
Cloud Services
1 20 (3.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.78%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.39%) SaaS
3 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.20%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.18%) Internet
2 5 (0.99%) Intranet
3 4 (0.79%) HTTP
4 1 (0.20%) SSL
4 1 (0.20%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 221 (43.59%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.45%) Oracle Database
3 46 (9.07%) SQL Server 2008
4 36 (7.10%) SQL Server 2012
5 19 (3.75%) Oracle Database 10g
6 17 (3.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 17 (3.35%) Relational Database
7 15 (2.96%) NoSQL
8 14 (2.76%) SQL Server 2005
8 14 (2.76%) MySQL
9 10 (1.97%) Big Data
10 8 (1.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 6 (1.18%) InterSystems Cache
11 6 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (1.18%) MongoDB
12 5 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.79%) RDBMS
14 3 (0.59%) Azure SQL Database
14 3 (0.59%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 82 (16.17%) Visual Studio
2 52 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (6.71%) NUnit
4 24 (4.73%) Git (software)
5 14 (2.76%) Subversion
6 13 (2.56%) TeamCity
7 11 (2.17%) StyleCop
8 8 (1.58%) Moq
9 7 (1.38%) MSBuild
9 7 (1.38%) JIRA
9 7 (1.38%) Toad
10 6 (1.18%) CruiseControl
10 6 (1.18%) Jenkins
11 5 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
11 5 (0.99%) ReSharper
12 4 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (0.79%) Mercurial
12 4 (0.79%) Octopus Deploy
12 4 (0.79%) Hudson
13 3 (0.59%) Selenium
General
1 55 (10.85%) Finance
2 10 (1.97%) Games
3 8 (1.58%) Banking
4 6 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 3 (0.59%) Marketing
5 3 (0.59%) Retail
6 2 (0.39%) Military
6 2 (0.39%) Back Office
6 2 (0.39%) Electronics
6 2 (0.39%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.20%) Front Office
7 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 507 (100.00%) .NET
2 333 (65.68%) ASP.NET
3 181 (35.70%) HTML
4 161 (31.76%) CSS
5 157 (30.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 142 (28.01%) jQuery
7 139 (27.42%) WCF
8 116 (22.88%) .NET Framework
9 102 (20.12%) Web Services
10 97 (19.13%) AngularJS
11 59 (11.64%) Entity Framework
12 53 (10.45%) HTML5
12 53 (10.45%) XML
13 50 (9.86%) ASP.NET Web API
14 49 (9.66%) Ajax
15 44 (8.68%) KnockoutJS
16 39 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 38 (7.50%) CSS3
18 34 (6.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 31 (6.11%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (3.16%) N-Tier
2 12 (2.37%) Inversion of Control
3 10 (1.97%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (1.78%) Computer Science
5 8 (1.58%) Online Games
5 8 (1.58%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.58%) SCADA
6 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 4 (0.79%) Social Media
8 4 (0.79%) Google Search Appliance
9 3 (0.59%) User Experience
9 3 (0.59%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.59%) W3C
10 2 (0.39%) E-Learning
10 2 (0.39%) Life Science
11 1 (0.20%) Kindle
11 1 (0.20%) New Media
11 1 (0.20%) PKI
11 1 (0.20%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 52 (10.26%) Windows
2 5 (0.99%) Android
2 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (0.99%) Apple iOS
2 5 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (0.79%) Windows Phone
3 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (51.08%) MVC
2 194 (38.26%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (23.08%) TDD
4 102 (20.12%) Scrum
5 62 (12.23%) OO
6 37 (7.30%) Web Development
7 30 (5.92%) Continuous Integration
8 26 (5.13%) Unit Testing
8 26 (5.13%) OOP
9 23 (4.54%) OOD
10 22 (4.34%) SOA
11 20 (3.94%) BDD
12 17 (3.35%) MVVM
12 17 (3.35%) CRM
13 16 (3.16%) Automated Testing
14 15 (2.96%) Software Engineering
14 15 (2.96%) E-Commerce
15 14 (2.76%) Business Intelligence
15 14 (2.76%) Dependency Injection
16 12 (2.37%) UML
Programming Languages
1 434 (85.60%) C#
2 230 (45.36%) JavaScript
3 173 (34.12%) SQL
4 50 (9.86%) T-SQL
5 31 (6.11%) VB.NET
6 26 (5.13%) PL/SQL
7 21 (4.14%) VB
8 13 (2.56%) Java
9 11 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 10 (1.97%) C++
11 7 (1.38%) VB6
12 5 (0.99%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.79%) Bourne shell
13 4 (0.79%) Python
13 4 (0.79%) PHP
14 3 (0.59%) Delphi
15 2 (0.39%) Perl
15 2 (0.39%) VBScript
15 2 (0.39%) VBA
15 2 (0.39%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 30 (5.92%) Security Cleared
2 25 (4.93%) SC Cleared
3 9 (1.78%) Degree
4 6 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.79%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.20%) MCAD
6 1 (0.20%) MCSD
6 1 (0.20%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.39%) Forefront TMG
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.99%) Puppet
1 5 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 105 (20.71%) Oracle
2 73 (14.40%) Microsoft
3 14 (2.76%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.38%) Ektron
5 6 (1.18%) Xamarin
6 5 (0.99%) Google
6 5 (0.99%) EPiServer
7 4 (0.79%) Telerik
7 4 (0.79%) Sybase
8 3 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.39%) Remedy
9 2 (0.39%) Infragistics
9 2 (0.39%) Twitter
10 1 (0.20%) Serena
10 1 (0.20%) Intergraph
10 1 (0.20%) IBM
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe
10 1 (0.20%) Alterian
10 1 (0.20%) Facebook
10 1 (0.20%) DevExpress
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