The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 133 85 116
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +31
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 109 176 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 1.19% 2.09% 1.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.92% 8.37% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 104 77
Average daily rate
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£310 £357 £337
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.22% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
- +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2214 2103 2168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.11% 24.94% 21.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1236 1132 1127
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 68 81
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.88 £20.00 £16.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
.NET Framework
England

.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 24 July 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 24 July 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
Berkshire -13 27 £325 -13.33% 17
Buckinghamshire -28 19 £350 -6.66% 5
East Sussex +8 14 £225 -21.05% 4
Hampshire -43 13 £338 +6.71% 22
Oxfordshire +8 12 £250 - 5
Surrey -27 10 £375 -6.25% 10
West Sussex +1 6 £333 +2.30% 6
Kent -6 2 £321 +16.81% 3
Middlesex - 1 £250 -
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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.

1 220 (100.00%) .NET
2 170 (77.27%) C#
3 134 (60.91%) SQL Server
4 119 (54.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 115 (52.27%) MVC
6 114 (51.82%) ASP.NET
7 91 (41.36%) HTML
8 88 (40.00%) CSS
9 81 (36.82%) jQuery
10 78 (35.45%) JavaScript
11 72 (32.73%) Microsoft
12 71 (32.27%) Visual Studio
13 70 (31.82%) SQL
14 69 (31.36%) WCF
15 65 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
16 58 (26.36%) SQL Server 2008
16 58 (26.36%) XML
16 58 (26.36%) Windows
17 56 (25.45%) Web Services
18 48 (21.82%) TDD
19 43 (19.55%) SharePoint
20 41 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
21 40 (18.18%) NUnit
22 39 (17.73%) T-SQL
23 38 (17.27%) Team Foundation Server
24 37 (16.82%) Web Development
24 37 (16.82%) Oracle
24 37 (16.82%) Scrum
25 32 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
26 31 (14.09%) Ajax

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

For the 6 months to 24 July 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 43 (19.55%) SharePoint
2 29 (13.18%) IIS
3 17 (7.73%) SharePoint Server
4 13 (5.91%) BizTalk Server
5 11 (5.00%) SharePoint 2010
6 9 (4.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 8 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 6 (2.73%) CMS
9 5 (2.27%) Node.js
9 5 (2.27%) ArcGIS
10 2 (0.91%) Papyrus
10 2 (0.91%) DNN
11 1 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.45%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.45%) Apache
11 1 (0.45%) Lotus Domino
11 1 (0.45%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 29 (13.18%) MS Excel
2 20 (9.09%) MS Office
3 4 (1.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (1.36%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.91%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.45%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.36%) WebTrends
2 2 (0.91%) Exstream
2 2 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.91%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.45%) SaaS
2 1 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.64%) LDAP
2 6 (2.73%) DNS
3 4 (1.82%) Internet
3 4 (1.82%) Kerberos
4 3 (1.36%) HTTP
5 2 (0.91%) Network Security
6 1 (0.45%) Firewall
6 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (60.91%) SQL Server
2 58 (26.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (14.55%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 21 (9.55%) Oracle Database
6 13 (5.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (5.00%) IDOL
8 9 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 8 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 8 (3.64%) OLAP
9 8 (3.64%) DTS
9 8 (3.64%) Oracle Database 11g
9 8 (3.64%) NoSQL
10 5 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 10g
11 4 (1.82%) MongoDB
11 4 (1.82%) Couchbase
11 4 (1.82%) Big Data
12 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.91%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 71 (32.27%) Visual Studio
2 40 (18.18%) NUnit
3 38 (17.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 12 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 11 (5.00%) MSTest
6 6 (2.73%) Subversion
6 6 (2.73%) SoapUI
7 5 (2.27%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.27%) Selenium
8 4 (1.82%) Maven
9 3 (1.36%) Jasmine
9 3 (1.36%) StyleCop
9 3 (1.36%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (0.91%) MSI
10 2 (0.91%) QuickTest Pro
10 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.91%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.91%) JIRA
10 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
General
1 20 (9.09%) Finance
2 12 (5.45%) Marketing
3 5 (2.27%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.82%) Military
5 3 (1.36%) Advertising
5 3 (1.36%) Retail
6 2 (0.91%) Electronics
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) German Language
7 1 (0.45%) Spanish Language
7 1 (0.45%) Legal
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (74.09%) Developer
2 95 (43.18%) .NET Developer
3 47 (21.36%) C# Developer
4 35 (15.91%) C# .NET Developer
5 31 (14.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 18 (8.18%) Web Developer
7 16 (7.27%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 15 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 13 (5.91%) SharePoint Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Senior .NET Developer
10 12 (5.45%) Architect
11 11 (5.00%) Analyst
12 10 (4.55%) Software Developer
13 9 (4.09%) Consultant
14 8 (3.64%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (2.73%) SharePoint Consultant
15 6 (2.73%) .NET Programmer
15 6 (2.73%) Programmer
16 5 (2.27%) WPF Developer
16 5 (2.27%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (100.00%) .NET
2 119 (54.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 114 (51.82%) ASP.NET
4 91 (41.36%) HTML
5 88 (40.00%) CSS
6 81 (36.82%) jQuery
7 69 (31.36%) WCF
8 65 (29.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (26.36%) XML
10 56 (25.45%) Web Services
11 31 (14.09%) Ajax
12 25 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 21 (9.55%) HTML5
13 21 (9.55%) LINQ
13 21 (9.55%) REST
13 21 (9.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 20 (9.09%) Razor View Engine
14 20 (9.09%) JSON
15 17 (7.73%) XSLT
16 16 (7.27%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (6.36%) N-Tier
2 9 (4.09%) Inversion of Control
3 7 (3.18%) Mobile App
4 6 (2.73%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.82%) Wiki
5 4 (1.82%) Blog
6 3 (1.36%) CESG
7 2 (0.91%) DTV
7 2 (0.91%) Client/Server
7 2 (0.91%) GIS
8 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.45%) iPad
8 1 (0.45%) Social Media
8 1 (0.45%) Open Source
8 1 (0.45%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.45%) iPhone
8 1 (0.45%) Life Science
8 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
8 1 (0.45%) Physics
8 1 (0.45%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 58 (26.36%) Windows
2 15 (6.82%) Windows Server 2003
3 14 (6.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (2.73%) UNIX
5 4 (1.82%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.36%) Linux
6 3 (1.36%) Windows XP
7 2 (0.91%) Windows NT
7 2 (0.91%) Android
8 1 (0.45%) CentOS
8 1 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.45%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (52.27%) MVC
2 48 (21.82%) TDD
3 41 (18.64%) Agile Software Development
4 37 (16.82%) Web Development
4 37 (16.82%) Scrum
5 24 (10.91%) SOA
6 23 (10.45%) OO
7 21 (9.55%) Unit Testing
8 20 (9.09%) Workflow
9 19 (8.64%) Software Engineering
9 19 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (7.27%) BDD
10 16 (7.27%) UML
11 12 (5.45%) Automated Testing
11 12 (5.45%) Migration
12 10 (4.55%) Document Management
13 9 (4.09%) Configuration Management
14 8 (3.64%) CRM
14 8 (3.64%) Data Modelling
15 7 (3.18%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 170 (77.27%) C#
2 78 (35.45%) JavaScript
3 70 (31.82%) SQL
4 39 (17.73%) T-SQL
5 19 (8.64%) Java
6 12 (5.45%) VB.NET
7 9 (4.09%) C
7 9 (4.09%) VB
8 4 (1.82%) C++
9 3 (1.36%) VB6
10 2 (0.91%) VBA
10 2 (0.91%) VBScript
10 2 (0.91%) XAML
10 2 (0.91%) Bourne shell
10 2 (0.91%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.45%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.45%) XPath
11 1 (0.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.45%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 27 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 22 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 9 (4.09%) Degree
4 7 (3.18%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.36%) MCSE
7 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.45%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.00%) SLA
2 5 (2.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.45%) QA
3 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 5 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 3 (1.36%) vSphere
2 3 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (2.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 72 (32.73%) Microsoft
2 37 (16.82%) Oracle
3 11 (5.00%) Meridio
4 6 (2.73%) ESRI
4 6 (2.73%) VMware
5 4 (1.82%) Telerik
6 3 (1.36%) Twitter
6 3 (1.36%) DevExpress
6 3 (1.36%) Unica
6 3 (1.36%) Serena
6 3 (1.36%) Omniture
6 3 (1.36%) SAP
6 3 (1.36%) Informatica
6 3 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.91%) HP
7 2 (0.91%) Adobe
7 2 (0.91%) Cognos
7 2 (0.91%) Ektron
8 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.45%) Elastic Path
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