The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 788 900 935
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.11% 10.47% 10.04%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.37% 40.34% 38.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 454 533 469
Average daily rate
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£373 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 26
Average hourly rate £31.75 £36.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.01% +2.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.10 £17.34 £24.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.25 £40.78 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.NET
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
2293 2231 2404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.59% 25.95% 25.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1305 1173
Average daily rate £355 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £220 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 58 87
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £17.50 £13.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the South East region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

.NET
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 across the South East region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the South East

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

.NET
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 across the South East region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

.NET
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 within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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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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 +5 193 £411 +17.50% 72
Surrey -1 138 £400 +13.07% 89
Hampshire -17 128 £350 - 123
Buckinghamshire -10 101 £375 +11.11% 30
East Sussex +4 71 £325 -7.14% 22
Oxfordshire -8 52 £325 -7.14% 42
Kent +1 51 £325 +0.77% 36
West Sussex -7 29 £338 -10.00% 21
Middlesex -1 10 £285 -10.93% 10
Sussex - 1 - -
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing .NET 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.

1 1051 (65.28%) C#
2 795 (49.38%) ASP.NET
3 643 (39.94%) SQL Server
4 606 (37.64%) JavaScript
5 551 (34.22%) MVC
6 549 (34.10%) HTML
7 541 (33.60%) SQL
8 505 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
9 397 (24.66%) Microsoft
10 343 (21.30%) CSS
11 306 (19.01%) Oracle
12 303 (18.82%) WCF
13 295 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
14 293 (18.20%) Windows
15 278 (17.27%) jQuery
16 267 (16.58%) .NET Framework
17 226 (14.04%) Finance
18 217 (13.48%) Security Cleared
19 216 (13.42%) Scrum
20 214 (13.29%) XML
21 213 (13.23%) Web Services
22 201 (12.48%) TDD
23 200 (12.42%) CRM
24 198 (12.30%) Visual Studio
25 183 (11.37%) VB.NET
26 181 (11.24%) SC Cleared
27 176 (10.93%) Java
28 170 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
29 157 (9.75%) Team Foundation Server
30 146 (9.07%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 146 (9.07%) SharePoint
2 121 (7.52%) IIS
3 81 (5.03%) BizTalk Server
4 52 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
5 50 (3.11%) CMS
6 40 (2.48%) SharePoint 2010
7 33 (2.05%) SharePoint Server
8 18 (1.12%) Lync
9 17 (1.06%) Exchange Server 2013
10 16 (0.99%) Node.js
10 16 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
11 13 (0.81%) Umbraco
12 11 (0.68%) WebSphere
12 11 (0.68%) ArcGIS
13 9 (0.56%) Documentum
13 9 (0.56%) Kentico
14 8 (0.50%) Apache
14 8 (0.50%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.43%) Oracle Spatial
16 6 (0.37%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 112 (6.96%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.05%) MS Office
3 10 (0.62%) MS Project
4 7 (0.43%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.37%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 5 (0.31%) ArcInfo
7 4 (0.25%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.12%) FastStats
8 2 (0.12%) DOC1
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
8 2 (0.12%) AutoCAD
9 1 (0.062%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 83 (5.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (4.29%) Oracle EBS
3 24 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
4 13 (0.81%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 12 (0.75%) Oracle Applications
6 4 (0.25%) BusinessWorks
6 4 (0.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.19%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.12%) Cordys
8 2 (0.12%) Magento
8 2 (0.12%) Oracle CRM
8 2 (0.12%) Pivotal CRM
8 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
9 1 (0.062%) SAP SRM
9 1 (0.062%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.062%) SAP IS-U
9 1 (0.062%) Cerner Millennium
9 1 (0.062%) LabWindows
9 1 (0.062%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 65 (4.04%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (1.30%) SaaS
3 16 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.81%) PaaS
5 11 (0.68%) Office 365
6 5 (0.31%) Force.com
6 5 (0.31%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.25%) IaaS
8 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 65 (4.04%) TCP/IP
2 35 (2.17%) HTTPS
2 35 (2.17%) SSL
2 35 (2.17%) Internet
3 34 (2.11%) HTTP
4 33 (2.05%) SAN
5 22 (1.37%) DNS
6 14 (0.87%) LDAP
7 13 (0.81%) FTP
7 13 (0.81%) Firewall
8 12 (0.75%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.37%) Network Security
9 6 (0.37%) Intranet
10 5 (0.31%) VPN
11 4 (0.25%) ATM
11 4 (0.25%) SSH
12 3 (0.19%) Kerberos
13 2 (0.12%) SNMP
13 2 (0.12%) GPRS
13 2 (0.12%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 643 (39.94%) SQL Server
2 170 (10.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 86 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
4 80 (4.97%) SQL Server 2005
5 71 (4.41%) Oracle Database
6 64 (3.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 61 (3.79%) Oracle Reports
8 58 (3.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 43 (2.67%) Relational Database
10 31 (1.93%) NoSQL
11 25 (1.55%) SQL Server 2000
12 23 (1.43%) DTS
13 22 (1.37%) Data Warehouse
14 18 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 18 (1.12%) MySQL
15 16 (0.99%) MongoDB
16 15 (0.93%) Oracle Database 10g
17 14 (0.87%) Oracle Database 11g
18 12 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
19 11 (0.68%) IDOL
Development Applications
1 198 (12.30%) Visual Studio
2 157 (9.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (4.53%) QuickTest Pro
4 47 (2.92%) Selenium
5 40 (2.48%) NUnit
6 37 (2.30%) Git (software)
7 34 (2.11%) Subversion
8 26 (1.61%) TeamCity
9 24 (1.49%) Jenkins
10 20 (1.24%) SpecFlow
11 19 (1.18%) Oracle APEX
12 18 (1.12%) MSBuild
13 16 (0.99%) WebDriver
14 15 (0.93%) Moq
15 14 (0.87%) JIRA
15 14 (0.87%) LoadRunner
16 13 (0.81%) SoapUI
17 12 (0.75%) Cucumber
17 12 (0.75%) MSTest
18 8 (0.50%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 226 (14.04%) Finance
2 43 (2.67%) Marketing
3 42 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 29 (1.80%) Banking
5 24 (1.49%) Manufacturing
6 21 (1.30%) Retail
7 15 (0.93%) Back Office
7 15 (0.93%) Electronics
8 13 (0.81%) Automotive
9 9 (0.56%) Publishing
10 8 (0.50%) Military
10 8 (0.50%) Advertising
11 7 (0.43%) Games
11 7 (0.43%) Financial Institution
11 7 (0.43%) Billing
11 7 (0.43%) Turkish Language
12 5 (0.31%) Legal
13 3 (0.19%) Front Office
14 2 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 945 (58.70%) Developer
2 528 (32.80%) .NET Developer
3 307 (19.07%) C# Developer
4 252 (15.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 181 (11.24%) ASP.NET Developer
6 154 (9.57%) Analyst
7 129 (8.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 115 (7.14%) Web Developer
9 104 (6.46%) Architect
10 72 (4.47%) Test Analyst
11 59 (3.66%) Solutions Architect
12 58 (3.60%) VB.NET Developer
13 57 (3.54%) Consultant
14 56 (3.48%) Software Developer
15 55 (3.42%) Senior Developer
16 49 (3.04%) Test Manager
17 41 (2.55%) .NET Web Developer
18 40 (2.48%) Programmer
18 40 (2.48%) Development Manager
19 37 (2.30%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 795 (49.38%) ASP.NET
2 549 (34.10%) HTML
3 343 (21.30%) CSS
4 303 (18.82%) WCF
5 295 (18.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 278 (17.27%) jQuery
7 267 (16.58%) .NET Framework
8 214 (13.29%) XML
9 213 (13.23%) Web Services
10 145 (9.01%) JSP
11 140 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 118 (7.33%) HTML5
13 110 (6.83%) WPF
14 107 (6.65%) Ajax
15 83 (5.16%) REST
16 73 (4.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 68 (4.22%) AngularJS
18 66 (4.10%) SOAP
19 64 (3.98%) KnockoutJS
20 62 (3.85%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 67 (4.16%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (2.24%) Mobile App
2 36 (2.24%) Computer Science
3 32 (1.99%) N-Tier
4 28 (1.74%) Clustering
4 28 (1.74%) Open Source
5 26 (1.61%) Management Information System
6 23 (1.43%) GIS
6 23 (1.43%) Inversion of Control
7 18 (1.12%) Algorithms
8 16 (0.99%) Enterprise Software
9 15 (0.93%) User Experience
10 13 (0.81%) DTV
11 12 (0.75%) iSeries
12 10 (0.62%) Mathematics
13 9 (0.56%) Web 2.0
13 9 (0.56%) PKI
13 9 (0.56%) EPoS
14 8 (0.50%) W3C
14 8 (0.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 293 (18.20%) Windows
2 111 (6.89%) UNIX
3 68 (4.22%) Windows Server 2003
4 54 (3.35%) Linux
5 53 (3.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 32 (1.99%) Windows XP
7 22 (1.37%) Windows 2000
8 16 (0.99%) Apple iOS
9 14 (0.87%) Windows NT
10 12 (0.75%) Android
11 11 (0.68%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.43%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.12%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Phone
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
14 2 (0.12%) Solaris
14 2 (0.12%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 551 (34.22%) MVC
2 505 (31.37%) Agile Software Development
3 216 (13.42%) Scrum
4 201 (12.48%) TDD
5 200 (12.42%) CRM
6 132 (8.20%) OO
7 123 (7.64%) Web Development
8 99 (6.15%) Project Management
9 92 (5.71%) Continuous Integration
10 82 (5.09%) Workflow
10 82 (5.09%) BDD
11 81 (5.03%) Test Automation
12 78 (4.84%) SOA
13 77 (4.78%) Knowledge Management
14 76 (4.72%) Test Scripting
15 69 (4.29%) Migration
16 63 (3.91%) Waterfall
17 60 (3.73%) E-Commerce
18 56 (3.48%) Software Engineering
19 48 (2.98%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1051 (65.28%) C#
2 606 (37.64%) JavaScript
3 541 (33.60%) SQL
4 183 (11.37%) VB.NET
5 176 (10.93%) Java
6 113 (7.02%) T-SQL
7 102 (6.34%) VB
8 73 (4.53%) PowerShell
9 56 (3.48%) PL/SQL
10 49 (3.04%) VBScript
11 48 (2.98%) C++
12 38 (2.36%) PHP
13 34 (2.11%) C
14 30 (1.86%) VB6
15 19 (1.18%) Python
16 18 (1.12%) Perl
17 17 (1.06%) Ruby
18 10 (0.62%) XAML
19 9 (0.56%) RPG
20 7 (0.43%) VBA
Qualifications
1 217 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 181 (11.24%) SC Cleared
3 133 (8.26%) ISTQB
4 74 (4.60%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 73 (4.53%) Degree
6 56 (3.48%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 51 (3.17%) DV Cleared
8 36 (2.24%) Microsoft Certification
9 23 (1.43%) ISEB
10 22 (1.37%) Cisco Certification
10 22 (1.37%) MCITP
11 9 (0.56%) MCSE
12 8 (0.50%) MCTS
13 7 (0.43%) CCNA
14 5 (0.31%) CCNP
15 4 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
16 3 (0.19%) HND
17 2 (0.12%) MCP
17 2 (0.12%) PhD
17 2 (0.12%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 75 (4.66%) QA
2 10 (0.62%) SLA
3 7 (0.43%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.19%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.062%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.062%) HL7
6 1 (0.062%) DICOM
System Software
1 44 (2.73%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.12%) Hyper-V
3 9 (0.56%) Nmap
4 7 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.062%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.062%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.062%) XenApp
6 1 (0.062%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.062%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.062%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 35 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
2 11 (0.68%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 9 (0.56%) Nessus
3 9 (0.56%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.50%) Puppet
5 4 (0.25%) SCCM
6 3 (0.19%) SCOM
7 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.062%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.062%) Nagios
Vendors
1 397 (24.66%) Microsoft
2 306 (19.01%) Oracle
3 139 (8.63%) HP
4 39 (2.42%) SAP
5 31 (1.93%) Salesforce.com
6 30 (1.86%) Citrix
7 28 (1.74%) IBM
8 23 (1.43%) Telerik
9 21 (1.30%) Cisco
10 20 (1.24%) Sitecore
11 14 (0.87%) Adobe
12 12 (0.75%) ESRI
12 12 (0.75%) VMware
13 11 (0.68%) Metastorm
14 10 (0.62%) DevExpress
14 10 (0.62%) Twitter
15 9 (0.56%) Meridio
15 9 (0.56%) JD Edwards
15 9 (0.56%) Siebel
16 8 (0.50%) Cognos
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