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 21 October 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 109 95 93
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 165 165 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.72% 1.91% 1.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.42% 7.35% 7.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 93 96
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £403 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 5
Average hourly rate £38.50 £37.63 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.32% +14.01%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.30 £22.88 £32.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.70 £40.33 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
.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
2224 2245 2491
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.14% 25.97% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1313 1321 1221
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 56 89
Average hourly rate £34.75 £36.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.47% +2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.83 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -3 36 £401 +27.14% 17
Buckinghamshire -2 30 £369 +5.35% 6
East Sussex +6 26 £350 -12.50% 5
Surrey 0 24 £388 +10.71% 20
Oxfordshire +6 20 £338 +5.46% 9
Hampshire -36 12 £380 +17.82% 25
West Sussex +2 5 £413 +22.22% 2
Middlesex - 4 £280 - 1
Kent -12 3 £268 -10.83% 15
Sussex - 1 - -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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.

1 264 (100.00%) .NET
2 210 (79.55%) C#
3 150 (56.82%) MVC
4 139 (52.65%) ASP.NET
5 138 (52.27%) SQL Server
5 138 (52.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 120 (45.45%) HTML
7 110 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (38.64%) CSS
9 100 (37.88%) JavaScript
10 93 (35.23%) jQuery
11 89 (33.71%) WCF
12 81 (30.68%) SQL
13 77 (29.17%) Microsoft
14 75 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 61 (23.11%) Web Services
15 61 (23.11%) Visual Studio
15 61 (23.11%) Windows
15 61 (23.11%) TDD
16 45 (17.05%) Scrum
16 45 (17.05%) XML
16 45 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
16 45 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
17 41 (15.53%) SharePoint
18 33 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
18 33 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
19 32 (12.12%) T-SQL
20 31 (11.74%) Finance
21 29 (10.98%) IIS
22 27 (10.23%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 41 (15.53%) SharePoint
2 29 (10.98%) IIS
3 19 (7.20%) SharePoint 2013
4 13 (4.92%) BizTalk Server
5 12 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
6 11 (4.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 10 (3.79%) CMS
8 8 (3.03%) Node.js
9 5 (1.89%) Lync
10 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (1.52%) Umbraco
11 3 (1.14%) Oracle Spatial
11 3 (1.14%) Adobe CQ
11 3 (1.14%) Kentico
12 2 (0.76%) DNN
12 2 (0.76%) Sitecore CMS
12 2 (0.76%) Apache Solr
13 1 (0.38%) Lotus Domino
13 1 (0.38%) Apache
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 23 (8.71%) MS Excel
2 9 (3.41%) MS Office
3 2 (0.76%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.76%) DOC1
4 1 (0.38%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (1.14%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.65%) PaaS
3 4 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.76%) GitHub
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.03%) Internet
2 5 (1.89%) LDAP
2 5 (1.89%) DNS
3 2 (0.76%) Intranet
3 2 (0.76%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.76%) FTP
4 1 (0.38%) HTTP
4 1 (0.38%) ATM
4 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (52.27%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
4 15 (5.68%) Oracle Database
4 15 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 12 (4.55%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.79%) IDOL
6 10 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.27%) DTS
8 5 (1.89%) OLAP
8 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (1.52%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.52%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.76%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 61 (23.11%) Visual Studio
2 45 (17.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (9.09%) NUnit
4 16 (6.06%) Subversion
4 16 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.92%) Selenium
6 8 (3.03%) MSTest
7 7 (2.65%) SpecFlow
7 7 (2.65%) StyleCop
8 6 (2.27%) Moq
9 5 (1.89%) SoapUI
9 5 (1.89%) WebDriver
10 4 (1.52%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 4 (1.52%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.52%) Hudson
10 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
11 3 (1.14%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.14%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 31 (11.74%) Finance
2 13 (4.92%) Marketing
3 7 (2.65%) Retail
4 4 (1.52%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.14%) Banking
6 2 (0.76%) Publishing
6 2 (0.76%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.38%) Legal
7 1 (0.38%) Games
7 1 (0.38%) Military
7 1 (0.38%) Billing
7 1 (0.38%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 199 (75.38%) Developer
2 122 (46.21%) .NET Developer
3 83 (31.44%) C# Developer
4 73 (27.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 30 (11.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 28 (10.61%) Web Developer
7 12 (4.55%) Software Developer
7 12 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 10 (3.79%) .NET Web Developer
9 9 (3.41%) SharePoint Developer
9 9 (3.41%) Analyst
10 8 (3.03%) Software Engineer
11 7 (2.65%) Consultant
11 7 (2.65%) Architect
11 7 (2.65%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (2.27%) .NET Programmer
12 6 (2.27%) Programmer
12 6 (2.27%) Administrator
13 5 (1.89%) C# Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 264 (100.00%) .NET
2 139 (52.65%) ASP.NET
3 138 (52.27%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 120 (45.45%) HTML
5 102 (38.64%) CSS
6 93 (35.23%) jQuery
7 89 (33.71%) WCF
8 75 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
9 61 (23.11%) Web Services
10 45 (17.05%) XML
11 33 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
12 27 (10.23%) Ajax
13 26 (9.85%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 25 (9.47%) HTML5
15 20 (7.58%) LINQ
15 20 (7.58%) REST
16 18 (6.82%) WPF
17 17 (6.44%) KnockoutJS
18 16 (6.06%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 16 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.44%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (3.41%) N-Tier
3 8 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.65%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.27%) Open Source
5 6 (2.27%) EPoS
5 6 (2.27%) W3C
6 5 (1.89%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.89%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.52%) Wiki
7 4 (1.52%) Social Media
7 4 (1.52%) Clustering
8 3 (1.14%) GIS
8 3 (1.14%) Performance Metrics
8 3 (1.14%) User Experience
9 2 (0.76%) PKI
9 2 (0.76%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.38%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 61 (23.11%) Windows
2 14 (5.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 13 (4.92%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (1.89%) UNIX
4 5 (1.89%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.14%) Windows NT
5 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.76%) Linux
7 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (56.82%) MVC
2 110 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (23.11%) TDD
4 45 (17.05%) Scrum
5 25 (9.47%) Web Development
5 25 (9.47%) BDD
6 19 (7.20%) Workflow
7 18 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (6.44%) Software Engineering
8 17 (6.44%) OO
8 17 (6.44%) Dependency Injection
9 15 (5.68%) Unit Testing
10 13 (4.92%) SOA
11 11 (4.17%) MVVM
12 10 (3.79%) Information Architecture
12 10 (3.79%) E-Commerce
12 10 (3.79%) ITIL
12 10 (3.79%) Configuration Management
12 10 (3.79%) Web Usability
13 9 (3.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 210 (79.55%) C#
2 100 (37.88%) JavaScript
3 81 (30.68%) SQL
4 32 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 21 (7.95%) VB.NET
6 14 (5.30%) PowerShell
7 13 (4.92%) Java
8 10 (3.79%) VB
9 6 (2.27%) C++
10 5 (1.89%) C
11 4 (1.52%) VBScript
11 4 (1.52%) VC++
11 4 (1.52%) Python
11 4 (1.52%) XAML
11 4 (1.52%) VB6
12 2 (0.76%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.38%) Scala
13 1 (0.38%) Ruby
13 1 (0.38%) PHP
13 1 (0.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (7.20%) Security Cleared
2 14 (5.30%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.55%) Degree
4 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.76%) MCTS
5 2 (0.76%) MCITP
6 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.27%) SLA
2 2 (0.76%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) HL7
3 1 (0.38%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (5.68%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.52%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (1.52%) Puppet
1 4 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.76%) SCOrch
3 1 (0.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (29.17%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.71%) Oracle
3 8 (3.03%) Meridio
4 6 (2.27%) Telerik
5 5 (1.89%) Unica
5 5 (1.89%) Adobe
5 5 (1.89%) Informatica
6 3 (1.14%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.14%) Ektron
6 3 (1.14%) Omniture
6 3 (1.14%) Twitter
7 2 (0.76%) Cognos
7 2 (0.76%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.76%) VMware
7 2 (0.76%) Serena
8 1 (0.38%) SAP
8 1 (0.38%) Lotus
8 1 (0.38%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.38%) Elastic Path
8 1 (0.38%) Google
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