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 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 96 86 106
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +20
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 159 200 174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.71% 2.29% 1.75%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.05% 8.86% 7.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 119 93
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£350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £39.38 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.93% +19.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.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
2256 2258 2457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.31% 25.85% 24.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 1306 1283 1220
Average daily rate £350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 59 80
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.04 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +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 19 September 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 19 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Buckinghamshire -6 34 £350 -6.66% 3
Berkshire -11 31 £413 +10.06% 12
East Sussex +6 30 £300 -20.00% 5
Surrey -8 19 £388 +1.97% 17
Oxfordshire +9 18 £275 +6.79% 5
Hampshire -48 16 £356 +10.46% 12
West Sussex +2 7 £350 +3.70% 2
Middlesex - 2 £390 -
Kent -14 1 £310 +3.33%
Sussex - 1 - -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 271 (100.00%) .NET
2 212 (78.23%) C#
3 147 (54.24%) SQL Server
3 147 (54.24%) MVC
4 144 (53.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 135 (49.82%) ASP.NET
6 115 (42.44%) HTML
7 110 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (35.79%) JavaScript
9 96 (35.42%) CSS
10 93 (34.32%) jQuery
11 89 (32.84%) WCF
12 80 (29.52%) SQL
13 77 (28.41%) Microsoft
14 74 (27.31%) Visual Studio
14 74 (27.31%) ASP.NET MVC
15 69 (25.46%) Windows
16 63 (23.25%) Web Services
17 56 (20.66%) TDD
18 55 (20.30%) XML
19 54 (19.93%) SQL Server 2008
20 48 (17.71%) Scrum
21 46 (16.97%) SharePoint
21 46 (16.97%) Team Foundation Server
22 39 (14.39%) Oracle
23 36 (13.28%) T-SQL
24 33 (12.18%) MS Excel
24 33 (12.18%) SQL Server 2012
25 32 (11.81%) NUnit
26 30 (11.07%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 46 (16.97%) SharePoint
2 30 (11.07%) IIS
3 18 (6.64%) BizTalk Server
4 16 (5.90%) SharePoint Server
4 16 (5.90%) SharePoint 2013
5 11 (4.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 8 (2.95%) Node.js
6 8 (2.95%) CMS
7 5 (1.85%) ArcGIS
7 5 (1.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.11%) Oracle Spatial
9 2 (0.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.74%) Lync
9 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.74%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.74%) DNN
9 2 (0.74%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.74%) Papyrus
10 1 (0.37%) Apache
10 1 (0.37%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 33 (12.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (5.54%) MS Office
3 3 (1.11%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (1.11%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.74%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.37%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.11%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.74%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.58%) PaaS
3 3 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.74%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.95%) LDAP
2 6 (2.21%) Internet
3 5 (1.85%) DNS
4 4 (1.48%) HTTP
5 3 (1.11%) Kerberos
6 2 (0.74%) Network Security
6 2 (0.74%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.74%) FTP
7 1 (0.37%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (54.24%) SQL Server
2 54 (19.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 33 (12.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 24 (8.86%) SQL Server 2005
5 23 (8.49%) Oracle Database
6 15 (5.54%) Relational Database
7 11 (4.06%) IDOL
8 10 (3.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 9 (3.32%) DTS
10 8 (2.95%) OLAP
11 6 (2.21%) NoSQL
12 5 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
12 5 (1.85%) MongoDB
13 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
14 2 (0.74%) Cognos Framework Manager
14 2 (0.74%) Big Data
14 2 (0.74%) Couchbase
14 2 (0.74%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 74 (27.31%) Visual Studio
2 46 (16.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (11.81%) NUnit
4 17 (6.27%) Git (software)
5 15 (5.54%) Subversion
6 12 (4.43%) Selenium
7 9 (3.32%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.95%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.58%) MSTest
10 6 (2.21%) Moq
11 5 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 5 (1.85%) StyleCop
11 5 (1.85%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.85%) Cucumber
12 4 (1.48%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.48%) Hudson
13 3 (1.11%) QuickTest Pro
13 3 (1.11%) JIRA
13 3 (1.11%) FitNesse
13 3 (1.11%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (10.70%) Finance
2 15 (5.54%) Marketing
3 6 (2.21%) Retail
4 3 (1.11%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.11%) Military
4 3 (1.11%) Advertising
5 2 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.74%) Electronics
5 2 (0.74%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.37%) Legal
6 1 (0.37%) Billing
6 1 (0.37%) Banking
6 1 (0.37%) German Language
6 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 195 (71.96%) Developer
2 114 (42.07%) .NET Developer
3 70 (25.83%) C# Developer
4 62 (22.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 30 (11.07%) ASP.NET Developer
6 26 (9.59%) Web Developer
6 26 (9.59%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 14 (5.17%) Analyst
8 13 (4.80%) Software Developer
8 13 (4.80%) Senior Developer
9 12 (4.43%) SharePoint Developer
10 11 (4.06%) Consultant
11 9 (3.32%) .NET Web Developer
11 9 (3.32%) Software Engineer
11 9 (3.32%) Architect
12 7 (2.58%) SharePoint Consultant
13 6 (2.21%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (2.21%) .NET Programmer
13 6 (2.21%) Programmer
14 5 (1.85%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 271 (100.00%) .NET
2 144 (53.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 135 (49.82%) ASP.NET
4 115 (42.44%) HTML
5 96 (35.42%) CSS
6 93 (34.32%) jQuery
7 89 (32.84%) WCF
8 74 (27.31%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (23.25%) Web Services
10 55 (20.30%) XML
11 28 (10.33%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 27 (9.96%) HTML5
12 27 (9.96%) Ajax
13 25 (9.23%) ASP.NET Web API
14 23 (8.49%) LINQ
14 23 (8.49%) REST
15 18 (6.64%) SOAP
16 16 (5.90%) KnockoutJS
16 16 (5.90%) XSLT
17 15 (5.54%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.90%) Inversion of Control
2 13 (4.80%) N-Tier
3 11 (4.06%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (3.32%) Mobile App
5 7 (2.58%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.85%) EPoS
7 4 (1.48%) Wiki
7 4 (1.48%) GIS
8 3 (1.11%) Blog
8 3 (1.11%) Open Source
8 3 (1.11%) User Experience
9 2 (0.74%) Data Integration
9 2 (0.74%) W3C
9 2 (0.74%) DTV
9 2 (0.74%) Clustering
10 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
10 1 (0.37%) PDA
10 1 (0.37%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.37%) Life Science
10 1 (0.37%) Data Conversion
Operating Systems
1 69 (25.46%) Windows
2 15 (5.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 12 (4.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (2.58%) UNIX
5 4 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.11%) Windows XP
6 3 (1.11%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.74%) Android
7 2 (0.74%) Linux
8 1 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.37%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 147 (54.24%) MVC
2 110 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (20.66%) TDD
4 48 (17.71%) Scrum
5 27 (9.96%) Web Development
5 27 (9.96%) OO
6 26 (9.59%) BDD
7 25 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (9.23%) Workflow
8 24 (8.86%) Software Engineering
8 24 (8.86%) SOA
9 21 (7.75%) Dependency Injection
10 20 (7.38%) Unit Testing
11 14 (5.17%) UML
12 13 (4.80%) Configuration Management
13 11 (4.06%) CRM
14 10 (3.69%) Information Architecture
14 10 (3.69%) Web Usability
14 10 (3.69%) Automated Testing
14 10 (3.69%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 212 (78.23%) C#
2 97 (35.79%) JavaScript
3 80 (29.52%) SQL
4 36 (13.28%) T-SQL
5 23 (8.49%) Java
6 21 (7.75%) VB.NET
7 11 (4.06%) VB
8 9 (3.32%) C
9 8 (2.95%) PowerShell
9 8 (2.95%) C++
10 4 (1.48%) Python
10 4 (1.48%) VC++
10 4 (1.48%) VBScript
10 4 (1.48%) VB6
11 3 (1.11%) XAML
12 2 (0.74%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.74%) Bourne shell
12 2 (0.74%) VBA
12 2 (0.74%) Ruby
13 1 (0.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 23 (8.49%) Security Cleared
2 18 (6.64%) SC Cleared
3 15 (5.54%) Degree
4 6 (2.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.85%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.11%) MCSE
7 2 (0.74%) MCITP
7 2 (0.74%) MCTS
8 1 (0.37%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (0.37%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.69%) SLA
2 5 (1.85%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.74%) QA
4 1 (0.37%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.37%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (3.32%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (1.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 77 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 39 (14.39%) Oracle
3 11 (4.06%) Meridio
4 6 (2.21%) Telerik
4 6 (2.21%) ESRI
5 4 (1.48%) Informatica
6 3 (1.11%) Omniture
6 3 (1.11%) Adobe
6 3 (1.11%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.11%) SAP
6 3 (1.11%) Unica
6 3 (1.11%) Ektron
6 3 (1.11%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.74%) Twitter
7 2 (0.74%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.74%) Cognos
7 2 (0.74%) HP
7 2 (0.74%) VMware
7 2 (0.74%) Serena
8 1 (0.37%) Google
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