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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 107 133 123
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -10
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 170 108 110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 1.18% 1.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.22% 5.04% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 72 67
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£350 £366 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.43% +8.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.57% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
.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
2354 2144 1905
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.75% 23.43% 24.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 1396 1222 1008
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 42 120
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £17.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.75 £52.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 30 March 2015.

.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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the South East region over the 3 months to 30 March 2015.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 March 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
Berkshire +6 32 £375 -9.09% 14
Surrey +10 30 £350 +7.69% 18
Buckinghamshire +3 27 £263 -30.46% 10
East Sussex +11 20 £320 -24.70% 4
West Sussex -8 16 £450 -5.26% 7
Hampshire -13 16 £329 -16.77% 4
Kent +6 14 £340 +36.00% 3
Oxfordshire -22 8 £425 +30.76% 20
Middlesex +7 6 £350 -26.31%
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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.

1 292 (100.00%) .NET
2 241 (82.53%) C#
3 168 (57.53%) SQL Server
4 159 (54.45%) ASP.NET
5 129 (44.18%) JavaScript
6 127 (43.49%) MVC
7 124 (42.47%) Entity Framework
8 122 (41.78%) HTML
9 118 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
10 107 (36.64%) CSS
11 96 (32.88%) SQL
12 95 (32.53%) WCF
13 93 (31.85%) Microsoft
14 92 (31.51%) jQuery
15 84 (28.77%) Web Services
16 83 (28.42%) TDD
16 83 (28.42%) ASP.NET MVC
17 79 (27.05%) Visual Studio
18 66 (22.60%) Scrum
19 60 (20.55%) Windows
20 58 (19.86%) XML
21 57 (19.52%) AngularJS
22 45 (15.41%) OO
23 44 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
23 44 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
24 42 (14.38%) Oracle
25 41 (14.04%) Finance
26 37 (12.67%) SharePoint
27 36 (12.33%) BizTalk Server
28 34 (11.64%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 2015, 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 (12.67%) SharePoint
2 36 (12.33%) BizTalk Server
3 31 (10.62%) IIS
4 18 (6.16%) CMS
5 12 (4.11%) SharePoint 2010
6 11 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
7 9 (3.08%) Node.js
8 6 (2.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (1.71%) Apache
10 4 (1.37%) Kentico
11 3 (1.03%) FileNet
11 3 (1.03%) Sitecore CMS
11 3 (1.03%) WebSphere Portal
11 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
11 3 (1.03%) IBM Notes
11 3 (1.03%) Documentum
12 2 (0.68%) Umbraco
12 2 (0.68%) Lync
12 2 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 24 (8.22%) MS Excel
2 10 (3.42%) MS Office
3 7 (2.40%) MS PowerPoint
3 7 (2.40%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.34%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 13 (4.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.03%) SaaS
3 2 (0.68%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Yammer
4 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.77%) HTTP
2 7 (2.40%) Internet
3 4 (1.37%) SSL
3 4 (1.37%) Intranet
4 2 (0.68%) Broadband
4 2 (0.68%) FTP
5 1 (0.34%) LDAP
5 1 (0.34%) ATM
5 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.34%) VPN
5 1 (0.34%) DNS
5 1 (0.34%) 802.15
5 1 (0.34%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.34%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 168 (57.53%) SQL Server
2 44 (15.07%) SQL Server 2008
3 27 (9.25%) Oracle Database
4 26 (8.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (3.77%) Relational Database
5 11 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (3.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (3.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 8 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.40%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.40%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (2.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (2.05%) MySQL
10 6 (2.05%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.71%) Big Data
12 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
12 4 (1.37%) IDOL
12 4 (1.37%) DTS
13 2 (0.68%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.68%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 79 (27.05%) Visual Studio
2 44 (15.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (10.96%) NUnit
4 16 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.14%) Selenium
6 13 (4.45%) StyleCop
7 11 (3.77%) Subversion
8 8 (2.74%) JIRA
9 7 (2.40%) MSTest
10 6 (2.05%) WebDriver
10 6 (2.05%) MSBuild
10 6 (2.05%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.71%) Moq
12 4 (1.37%) SoapUI
12 4 (1.37%) TeamCity
13 3 (1.03%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 3 (1.03%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.68%) Cucumber
14 2 (0.68%) Rhino Mocks
14 2 (0.68%) ClearCase
General
1 41 (14.04%) Finance
2 8 (2.74%) Publishing
3 6 (2.05%) Pharmaceutical
4 5 (1.71%) Banking
5 4 (1.37%) Marketing
6 3 (1.03%) Automotive
7 2 (0.68%) Retail
7 2 (0.68%) Games
7 2 (0.68%) Military
7 2 (0.68%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 219 (75.00%) Developer
2 120 (41.10%) .NET Developer
3 79 (27.05%) C# Developer
4 59 (20.21%) C# .NET Developer
5 39 (13.36%) ASP.NET Developer
6 32 (10.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 20 (6.85%) Software Developer
8 19 (6.51%) Architect
9 18 (6.16%) Web Developer
10 14 (4.79%) Senior Developer
11 10 (3.42%) SharePoint Developer
12 9 (3.08%) Analyst
12 9 (3.08%) Consultant
13 8 (2.74%) Web Architect
13 8 (2.74%) BizTalk Developer
13 8 (2.74%) WPF Developer
14 7 (2.40%) BizTalk Administrator
14 7 (2.40%) AWS Developer
14 7 (2.40%) Author
14 7 (2.40%) Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 292 (100.00%) .NET
2 159 (54.45%) ASP.NET
3 124 (42.47%) Entity Framework
4 122 (41.78%) HTML
5 107 (36.64%) CSS
6 95 (32.53%) WCF
7 92 (31.51%) jQuery
8 84 (28.77%) Web Services
9 83 (28.42%) ASP.NET MVC
10 58 (19.86%) XML
11 57 (19.52%) AngularJS
12 34 (11.64%) LINQ
13 32 (10.96%) WPF
14 31 (10.62%) HTML5
15 24 (8.22%) REST
16 23 (7.88%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (6.16%) Ajax
18 17 (5.82%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 16 (5.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 16 (5.48%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.45%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (3.77%) Computer Science
2 11 (3.77%) Social Media
3 9 (3.08%) Open Source
4 7 (2.40%) Inversion of Control
5 6 (2.05%) Mobile App
6 5 (1.71%) CMDB
7 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.37%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.37%) User Experience
7 4 (1.37%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.03%) W3C
8 3 (1.03%) Blog
9 2 (0.68%) Clustering
9 2 (0.68%) PKI
9 2 (0.68%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
10 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
10 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 60 (20.55%) Windows
2 13 (4.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (3.77%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (3.42%) Linux
5 6 (2.05%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.03%) Android
7 2 (0.68%) UNIX
7 2 (0.68%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.68%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (43.49%) MVC
2 118 (40.41%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (28.42%) TDD
4 66 (22.60%) Scrum
5 45 (15.41%) OO
6 29 (9.93%) BDD
7 25 (8.56%) MVVM
7 25 (8.56%) Web Development
8 21 (7.19%) CRM
9 19 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (6.16%) Unit Testing
10 18 (6.16%) SOA
11 15 (5.14%) Automated Testing
11 15 (5.14%) Software Engineering
12 12 (4.11%) Workflow
12 12 (4.11%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (3.77%) Content Management
14 10 (3.42%) OOP
14 10 (3.42%) OOD
14 10 (3.42%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 241 (82.53%) C#
2 129 (44.18%) JavaScript
3 96 (32.88%) SQL
4 33 (11.30%) T-SQL
5 25 (8.56%) VB.NET
6 24 (8.22%) Java
7 16 (5.48%) PHP
8 14 (4.79%) C++
9 11 (3.77%) PowerShell
10 10 (3.42%) VB
11 8 (2.74%) Ruby
12 7 (2.40%) PL/SQL
12 7 (2.40%) VBScript
12 7 (2.40%) XAML
13 6 (2.05%) C
14 5 (1.71%) Scala
15 4 (1.37%) Bourne shell
15 4 (1.37%) VB6
16 2 (0.68%) Perl
16 2 (0.68%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 20 (6.85%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.79%) Degree
3 13 (4.45%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.37%) MCTS
6 3 (1.03%) MCITP
6 3 (1.03%) MCAD
6 3 (1.03%) MCSD
7 2 (0.68%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.40%) QA
2 2 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.34%) SLA
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
System Software
1 7 (2.40%) ISA Server
2 5 (1.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.03%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.68%) vSphere
6 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (3.42%) Puppet
1 10 (3.42%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.34%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.34%) SCOM
Vendors
1 93 (31.85%) Microsoft
2 42 (14.38%) Oracle
3 9 (3.08%) Twitter
4 8 (2.74%) Sitecore
4 8 (2.74%) Ektron
4 8 (2.74%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (1.71%) Remedy
6 4 (1.37%) VMware
7 3 (1.03%) Vignette
7 3 (1.03%) Facebook
7 3 (1.03%) Google
7 3 (1.03%) Lotus
7 3 (1.03%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.68%) Unica
8 2 (0.68%) IBM
8 2 (0.68%) Meridio
8 2 (0.68%) ESRI
9 1 (0.34%) Capita
9 1 (0.34%) Informatica
9 1 (0.34%) Assembla
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Reading
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