The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 129 107 90
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 134 135 173
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.37% 1.59% 1.95%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.88% 6.18% 7.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 66 103
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £405 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £305 £323
% change year-on-year
+11.47% -5.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Average hourly rate £38.50 £36.50 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.47% -3.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £19.19 £33.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £39.20 £41.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.50 £35.75 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +9.16%
.NET Framework
England

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 South East region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2277 2183 2360
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.28% 25.76% 26.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1381 1237 1207
Average daily rate £363 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £438 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 56 89
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.68 £17.04 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

.NET Framework
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 Framework across the South East region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the South East

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 November 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

.NET Framework
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 Framework across the South East region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

.NET Framework
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 Framework within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 November 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
Berkshire -14 30 £350 +6.06% 9
Buckinghamshire -8 26 £413 +32.00% 6
East Sussex +11 21 £328 -18.12% 8
Surrey -7 18 £394 +12.50% 8
Oxfordshire -17 11 £350 +28.44% 10
Hampshire -24 9 £330 +1.53% 22
Kent -5 7 £225 -35.71% 8
West Sussex -5 3 £463 +32.14% 3
Middlesex +1 2 £275 - 1
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 286 (100.00%) .NET
2 225 (78.67%) C#
3 159 (55.59%) SQL Server
4 157 (54.90%) MVC
5 153 (53.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 150 (52.45%) ASP.NET
7 129 (45.10%) HTML
8 118 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
9 111 (38.81%) JavaScript
10 107 (37.41%) CSS
11 100 (34.97%) WCF
11 100 (34.97%) jQuery
12 90 (31.47%) SQL
13 85 (29.72%) ASP.NET MVC
14 78 (27.27%) Microsoft
15 69 (24.13%) Visual Studio
15 69 (24.13%) TDD
16 62 (21.68%) Windows
17 60 (20.98%) Web Services
18 58 (20.28%) SQL Server 2008
19 54 (18.88%) Team Foundation Server
20 53 (18.53%) Scrum
21 47 (16.43%) XML
22 37 (12.94%) SharePoint
23 36 (12.59%) T-SQL
24 35 (12.24%) HTML5
25 34 (11.89%) SQL Server 2012
25 34 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
25 34 (11.89%) Finance
26 33 (11.54%) BDD

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

For the 6 months to 25 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 37 (12.94%) SharePoint
2 31 (10.84%) IIS
3 17 (5.94%) BizTalk Server
4 15 (5.24%) SharePoint 2013
5 10 (3.50%) CMS
5 10 (3.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (3.15%) Node.js
7 8 (2.80%) SharePoint Server
8 5 (1.75%) Lync
9 4 (1.40%) Umbraco
9 4 (1.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 4 (1.40%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (1.05%) Adobe CQ
10 3 (1.05%) Kentico
10 3 (1.05%) Oracle Spatial
11 2 (0.70%) IBM Notes
11 2 (0.70%) Apache
11 2 (0.70%) Documentum
11 2 (0.70%) FileNet
11 2 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 20 (6.99%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.10%) MS Office
3 2 (0.70%) DOC1
4 1 (0.35%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 8 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.05%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.05%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 21 (7.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.45%) PaaS
3 4 (1.40%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.70%) SaaS
4 2 (0.70%) GitHub
5 1 (0.35%) Office 365
5 1 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.80%) Internet
2 6 (2.10%) DNS
3 3 (1.05%) LDAP
4 2 (0.70%) Intranet
4 2 (0.70%) FTP
4 2 (0.70%) Kerberos
5 1 (0.35%) SSH
5 1 (0.35%) ATM
5 1 (0.35%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (55.59%) SQL Server
2 58 (20.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 34 (11.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (5.94%) Oracle Database
5 13 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 11 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (3.50%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (2.45%) IDOL
8 7 (2.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (2.10%) MongoDB
10 5 (1.75%) NoSQL
10 5 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.40%) DTS
12 3 (1.05%) OLAP
13 2 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (0.70%) MySQL
13 2 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
13 2 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
14 1 (0.35%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 69 (24.13%) Visual Studio
2 54 (18.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (9.44%) NUnit
4 18 (6.29%) Selenium
5 17 (5.94%) Git (software)
6 16 (5.59%) Subversion
7 13 (4.55%) MSTest
8 9 (3.15%) SpecFlow
9 8 (2.80%) StyleCop
10 7 (2.45%) SoapUI
11 6 (2.10%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.10%) Moq
12 5 (1.75%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 5 (1.75%) WebDriver
13 4 (1.40%) JIRA
13 4 (1.40%) TeamCity
13 4 (1.40%) MSBuild
13 4 (1.40%) Hudson
13 4 (1.40%) Jasmine
13 4 (1.40%) Jenkins
General
1 34 (11.89%) Finance
2 12 (4.20%) Marketing
3 8 (2.80%) Retail
4 4 (1.40%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.40%) Publishing
4 4 (1.40%) Banking
5 2 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.70%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.35%) Billing
6 1 (0.35%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.35%) Military
6 1 (0.35%) Games
6 1 (0.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 213 (74.48%) Developer
2 124 (43.36%) .NET Developer
3 82 (28.67%) C# Developer
4 72 (25.17%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (10.14%) Web Developer
5 29 (10.14%) ASP.NET Developer
5 29 (10.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (4.55%) Software Developer
6 13 (4.55%) Senior Developer
7 10 (3.50%) Analyst
7 10 (3.50%) .NET Web Developer
8 8 (2.80%) Software Engineer
8 8 (2.80%) Architect
8 8 (2.80%) Consultant
8 8 (2.80%) WPF Developer
9 7 (2.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 7 (2.45%) Microsoft Developer
10 6 (2.10%) SharePoint Developer
10 6 (2.10%) Designer
11 5 (1.75%) Configuration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 286 (100.00%) .NET
2 153 (53.50%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 150 (52.45%) ASP.NET
4 129 (45.10%) HTML
5 107 (37.41%) CSS
6 100 (34.97%) WCF
6 100 (34.97%) jQuery
7 85 (29.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 60 (20.98%) Web Services
9 47 (16.43%) XML
10 35 (12.24%) HTML5
11 34 (11.89%) ASP.NET Web API
12 28 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 26 (9.09%) Ajax
14 24 (8.39%) LINQ
14 24 (8.39%) WPF
15 22 (7.69%) AngularJS
16 20 (6.99%) KnockoutJS
17 19 (6.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 19 (6.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.29%) Inversion of Control
2 14 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.15%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.45%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.10%) EPoS
6 6 (2.10%) W3C
6 6 (2.10%) Open Source
6 6 (2.10%) Social Media
7 4 (1.40%) Clustering
7 4 (1.40%) CMDB
7 4 (1.40%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.05%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.05%) Wiki
8 3 (1.05%) GIS
9 2 (0.70%) PKI
9 2 (0.70%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.35%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.35%) User Experience
10 1 (0.35%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 62 (21.68%) Windows
2 12 (4.20%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (3.85%) Windows Server 2003
4 6 (2.10%) UNIX
5 5 (1.75%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.05%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.05%) Windows NT
6 3 (1.05%) Linux
7 1 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.35%) Android
7 1 (0.35%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 157 (54.90%) MVC
2 118 (41.26%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (24.13%) TDD
4 53 (18.53%) Scrum
5 33 (11.54%) BDD
6 23 (8.04%) Web Development
7 21 (7.34%) MVVM
8 19 (6.64%) Unit Testing
9 18 (6.29%) Dependency Injection
9 18 (6.29%) OO
9 18 (6.29%) Software Engineering
10 17 (5.94%) SOA
11 16 (5.59%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (5.59%) Workflow
12 15 (5.24%) Configuration Management
13 13 (4.55%) E-Commerce
14 12 (4.20%) Automated Testing
15 11 (3.85%) ITIL
16 10 (3.50%) CRM
16 10 (3.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 225 (78.67%) C#
2 111 (38.81%) JavaScript
3 90 (31.47%) SQL
4 36 (12.59%) T-SQL
5 22 (7.69%) VB.NET
6 16 (5.59%) Java
7 15 (5.24%) PowerShell
8 10 (3.50%) VB
9 9 (3.15%) XAML
10 8 (2.80%) C++
11 6 (2.10%) PHP
11 6 (2.10%) C
12 4 (1.40%) Python
12 4 (1.40%) VC++
12 4 (1.40%) VBScript
12 4 (1.40%) VB6
13 3 (1.05%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.05%) Ruby
14 2 (0.70%) Scala
15 1 (0.35%) CoffeeScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.59%) Security Cleared
1 16 (5.59%) Degree
2 12 (4.20%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.10%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.75%) MCTS
4 5 (1.75%) MCITP
5 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.40%) SLA
2 2 (0.70%) QA
3 1 (0.35%) HL7
3 1 (0.35%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (5.59%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.40%) Puppet
1 4 (1.40%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.70%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 78 (27.27%) Microsoft
2 24 (8.39%) Oracle
3 6 (2.10%) Telerik
4 5 (1.75%) Unica
4 5 (1.75%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.75%) Meridio
4 5 (1.75%) Informatica
5 4 (1.40%) Ektron
5 4 (1.40%) Twitter
6 3 (1.05%) Omniture
6 3 (1.05%) Adobe
7 2 (0.70%) Vignette
7 2 (0.70%) Remedy
7 2 (0.70%) Lotus
7 2 (0.70%) ESRI
7 2 (0.70%) VMware
7 2 (0.70%) Serena
7 2 (0.70%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.70%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.35%) Elastic Path
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