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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 103 135 126
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 184 116 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.83% 1.19% 1.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.76% 5.14% 5.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 82 75
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £291 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £80.00 £52.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.38% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £41.25 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+17.85% +6.87%
.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
2372 2257 2049
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.57% 23.18% 24.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1431 1301 1067
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 49 136
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 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 17 April 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
Buckinghamshire +18 37 £300 -17.80% 5
Berkshire +11 32 £388 -6.06% 13
Surrey +21 30 £363 +11.53% 15
Hampshire -12 20 £329 +0.38% 13
West Sussex -5 17 £450 -5.26% 4
Kent +8 16 £338 +35.00% 10
East Sussex +8 16 £315 -25.88% 8
Oxfordshire -21 8 £414 +27.30% 24
Middlesex +10 6 £350 -26.31%
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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.

1 297 (100.00%) .NET
2 248 (83.50%) C#
3 167 (56.23%) SQL Server
3 167 (56.23%) ASP.NET
4 130 (43.77%) JavaScript
5 129 (43.43%) MVC
6 125 (42.09%) Entity Framework
7 118 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
8 117 (39.39%) HTML
9 106 (35.69%) CSS
10 102 (34.34%) SQL
11 95 (31.99%) jQuery
12 90 (30.30%) Microsoft
13 88 (29.63%) WCF
14 86 (28.96%) ASP.NET MVC
15 85 (28.62%) Web Services
16 79 (26.60%) Visual Studio
17 76 (25.59%) TDD
18 67 (22.56%) Scrum
19 63 (21.21%) Windows
20 60 (20.20%) AngularJS
21 59 (19.87%) XML
22 48 (16.16%) OO
22 48 (16.16%) Oracle
23 47 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
24 42 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
25 40 (13.47%) BizTalk Server
25 40 (13.47%) Finance
26 38 (12.79%) T-SQL
27 37 (12.46%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 40 (13.47%) BizTalk Server
2 37 (12.46%) SharePoint
2 37 (12.46%) IIS
3 20 (6.73%) CMS
4 10 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (3.37%) Node.js
4 10 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (2.02%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 6 (2.02%) Apache
6 4 (1.35%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.35%) Kentico
7 3 (1.01%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.01%) WebSphere Portal
7 3 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
7 3 (1.01%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.01%) IBM Notes
7 3 (1.01%) Documentum
7 3 (1.01%) FileNet
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.34%) Drupal
Applications
1 22 (7.41%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.69%) MS Office
3 7 (2.36%) MS Visio
3 7 (2.36%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 16 (5.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (1.01%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.01%) SaaS
3 2 (0.67%) Office 365
4 1 (0.34%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.70%) HTTP
2 5 (1.68%) Internet
3 4 (1.35%) SSL
4 2 (0.67%) Intranet
4 2 (0.67%) Broadband
4 2 (0.67%) FTP
4 2 (0.67%) 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
1 167 (56.23%) SQL Server
2 42 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (10.77%) Oracle Database
4 28 (9.43%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (5.05%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 12 (4.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 10 (3.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (3.03%) MySQL
10 8 (2.69%) MongoDB
10 8 (2.69%) NoSQL
11 7 (2.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (2.02%) Hadoop
13 5 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 5 (1.68%) Big Data
13 5 (1.68%) InterSystems Cache
14 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2000
15 3 (1.01%) DTS
15 3 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 2 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 79 (26.60%) Visual Studio
2 47 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (10.44%) NUnit
4 15 (5.05%) Git (software)
4 15 (5.05%) Selenium
5 12 (4.04%) Subversion
5 12 (4.04%) StyleCop
6 9 (3.03%) JIRA
7 6 (2.02%) MSTest
7 6 (2.02%) WebDriver
7 6 (2.02%) MSBuild
7 6 (2.02%) SpecFlow
8 5 (1.68%) Moq
8 5 (1.68%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.68%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 4 (1.35%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.01%) Jasmine
11 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
11 2 (0.67%) Rhino Mocks
11 2 (0.67%) ClearCase
General
1 40 (13.47%) Finance
2 6 (2.02%) Pharmaceutical
2 6 (2.02%) Publishing
3 4 (1.35%) Banking
3 4 (1.35%) Marketing
4 3 (1.01%) Military
4 3 (1.01%) Retail
4 3 (1.01%) Automotive
5 1 (0.34%) Electronics
5 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.34%) Games
5 1 (0.34%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 225 (75.76%) Developer
2 117 (39.39%) .NET Developer
3 80 (26.94%) C# Developer
4 58 (19.53%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (13.47%) ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (11.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 24 (8.08%) Web Developer
8 19 (6.40%) Software Developer
8 19 (6.40%) Architect
8 19 (6.40%) Senior Developer
9 11 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
10 9 (3.03%) Web Architect
10 9 (3.03%) BizTalk Administrator
10 9 (3.03%) Administrator
10 9 (3.03%) Consultant
11 8 (2.69%) Analyst
11 8 (2.69%) WPF Developer
11 8 (2.69%) SharePoint Developer
12 7 (2.36%) AWS Developer
12 7 (2.36%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (100.00%) .NET
2 167 (56.23%) ASP.NET
3 125 (42.09%) Entity Framework
4 117 (39.39%) HTML
5 106 (35.69%) CSS
6 95 (31.99%) jQuery
7 88 (29.63%) WCF
8 86 (28.96%) ASP.NET MVC
9 85 (28.62%) Web Services
10 60 (20.20%) AngularJS
11 59 (19.87%) XML
12 37 (12.46%) LINQ
13 32 (10.77%) HTML5
14 28 (9.43%) WPF
15 23 (7.74%) REST
15 23 (7.74%) Ajax
16 19 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web API
17 18 (6.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 17 (5.72%) KnockoutJS
19 15 (5.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.71%) Computer Science
2 13 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.03%) N-Tier
4 8 (2.69%) Social Media
5 7 (2.36%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.02%) Client/Server
6 6 (2.02%) Open Source
6 6 (2.02%) Inversion of Control
7 5 (1.68%) CMDB
8 4 (1.35%) User Experience
8 4 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.35%) Algorithms
9 3 (1.01%) Blog
10 2 (0.67%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.34%) W3C
11 1 (0.34%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.34%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.34%) E-Learning
11 1 (0.34%) Taxonomies
11 1 (0.34%) Google Search Appliance
Operating Systems
1 63 (21.21%) Windows
2 15 (5.05%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (4.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (3.70%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (3.37%) Linux
6 3 (1.01%) MVS
6 3 (1.01%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.01%) Android
7 2 (0.67%) Windows Phone
7 2 (0.67%) UNIX
8 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.34%) Windows NT
8 1 (0.34%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (43.43%) MVC
2 118 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (25.59%) TDD
4 67 (22.56%) Scrum
5 48 (16.16%) OO
6 34 (11.45%) Web Development
7 28 (9.43%) BDD
8 23 (7.74%) MVVM
8 23 (7.74%) Unit Testing
8 23 (7.74%) CRM
9 21 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (5.39%) SOA
11 15 (5.05%) Automated Testing
11 15 (5.05%) Software Engineering
12 14 (4.71%) Content Management
12 14 (4.71%) Performance Tuning
13 12 (4.04%) Dependency Injection
14 11 (3.70%) OOD
14 11 (3.70%) Configuration Management
14 11 (3.70%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 248 (83.50%) C#
2 130 (43.77%) JavaScript
3 102 (34.34%) SQL
4 38 (12.79%) T-SQL
5 26 (8.75%) Java
6 25 (8.42%) VB.NET
7 16 (5.39%) PHP
7 16 (5.39%) VB
8 15 (5.05%) C++
9 8 (2.69%) Ruby
10 7 (2.36%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.36%) VBScript
11 6 (2.02%) XAML
11 6 (2.02%) C
11 6 (2.02%) PowerShell
12 5 (1.68%) Scala
13 4 (1.35%) Bourne shell
13 4 (1.35%) VB6
14 2 (0.67%) Perl
14 2 (0.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (6.06%) Security Cleared
2 17 (5.72%) Degree
3 12 (4.04%) SC Cleared
4 9 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.35%) MCTS
6 3 (1.01%) MCITP
6 3 (1.01%) MCAD
6 3 (1.01%) MCSD
7 2 (0.67%) MCDBA
8 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.34%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.69%) QA
2 2 (0.67%) HL7
2 2 (0.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (3.70%) ISA Server
2 4 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.67%) vSphere
4 1 (0.34%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.34%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.02%) Puppet
1 6 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 90 (30.30%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.16%) Oracle
3 9 (3.03%) Remedy
3 9 (3.03%) Sitecore
3 9 (3.03%) Twitter
4 8 (2.69%) Ektron
4 8 (2.69%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.35%) VMware
5 4 (1.35%) Google
6 3 (1.01%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.01%) Facebook
6 3 (1.01%) Lotus
6 3 (1.01%) Vignette
7 2 (0.67%) IBM
7 2 (0.67%) ESRI
8 1 (0.34%) Informatica
8 1 (0.34%) Capita
8 1 (0.34%) Assembla
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