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 2 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 12 12
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 878 856 714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.95% 9.51% 9.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.15% 40.94% 41.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 512 378
Average daily rate
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£370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 6 25
Average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £19.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £106.25 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -2.85%
.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
2429 2091 1740
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.77% 23.23% 22.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1418 1167 909
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 59 91
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.75 £15.83 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 £41.00 £40.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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 2 March 2015.

.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 2 March 2015.

.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 2 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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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
Hampshire -1 189 £365 +2.09% 102
Berkshire +1 180 £375 +1.35% 106
Surrey -3 143 £375 +7.14% 92
Buckinghamshire 0 123 £369 -5.44% 57
East Sussex +1 72 £325 +8.33% 33
Kent 0 67 £330 +14.78% 24
West Sussex +5 44 £400 +28.00% 22
Oxfordshire -26 30 £368 +13.07% 66
Middlesex +11 12 £350 -22.22% 2
Sussex 0 2 £425 -
Home Counties +2 1 £225 -35.71% 1
Isle of Wight - - - - 2
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 1087 (66.61%) C#
2 771 (47.24%) ASP.NET
3 608 (37.25%) JavaScript
4 562 (34.44%) SQL Server
5 546 (33.46%) SQL
6 530 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
7 527 (32.29%) HTML
8 485 (29.72%) MVC
9 425 (26.04%) Microsoft
10 401 (24.57%) CSS
11 353 (21.63%) jQuery
12 309 (18.93%) WCF
13 301 (18.44%) .NET Framework
14 285 (17.46%) Visual Studio
15 282 (17.28%) Web Services
16 277 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
17 271 (16.61%) Scrum
18 265 (16.24%) Oracle
19 238 (14.58%) Windows
20 220 (13.48%) TDD
21 218 (13.36%) Finance
22 207 (12.68%) XML
23 193 (11.83%) Security Cleared
24 173 (10.60%) SharePoint
25 169 (10.36%) AngularJS
26 160 (9.80%) SC Cleared
27 159 (9.74%) VB.NET
28 155 (9.50%) Java
29 148 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
30 146 (8.95%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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
1 173 (10.60%) SharePoint
2 141 (8.64%) CMS
3 130 (7.97%) IIS
4 92 (5.64%) BizTalk Server
5 73 (4.47%) SharePoint 2010
6 65 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 43 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 36 (2.21%) Kentico
9 31 (1.90%) Node.js
10 28 (1.72%) Umbraco
11 24 (1.47%) Lync
12 20 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
13 19 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (0.61%) WebSphere
14 10 (0.61%) Apache
15 9 (0.55%) ArcGIS
16 8 (0.49%) Adobe CQ
17 7 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 7 (0.43%) Sitefinity
18 6 (0.37%) WebLogic
Applications
1 115 (7.05%) MS Excel
2 26 (1.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 24 (1.47%) MS Office
4 11 (0.67%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
6 7 (0.43%) Photoshop
6 7 (0.43%) ArcInfo
7 5 (0.31%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.18%) MS Project
9 2 (0.12%) DOC1
10 1 (0.061%) Adobe Illustrator
10 1 (0.061%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 86 (5.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 44 (2.70%) Oracle EBS
3 26 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.67%) SmartPlant
5 8 (0.49%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.12%) ResourceLink
8 1 (0.061%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.061%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.061%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.061%) Cerner Millennium
8 1 (0.061%) TIBCO iProcess
8 1 (0.061%) MoSes
8 1 (0.061%) assyst
8 1 (0.061%) WebTrends
8 1 (0.061%) BusinessWorks
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle CRM
8 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.061%) SAP CRM
8 1 (0.061%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (2.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.16%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (1.04%) Office 365
4 15 (0.92%) SaaS
5 10 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.25%) Yammer
7 3 (0.18%) PaaS
8 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.061%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.63%) TCP/IP
2 39 (2.39%) SAN
3 38 (2.33%) Intranet
4 22 (1.35%) Internet
5 21 (1.29%) SSL
6 20 (1.23%) HTTP
7 9 (0.55%) FTP
7 9 (0.55%) HTTPS
8 7 (0.43%) Wireshark
8 7 (0.43%) DNS
9 6 (0.37%) Firewall
10 4 (0.25%) Ethernet
11 3 (0.18%) SMTP
11 3 (0.18%) S/MIME
12 2 (0.12%) DHCP
12 2 (0.12%) Broadband
12 2 (0.12%) Wireless
12 2 (0.12%) Modbus
12 2 (0.12%) Profibus
12 2 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 562 (34.44%) SQL Server
2 112 (6.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 83 (5.09%) Oracle Database
4 73 (4.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 67 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 66 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 47 (2.88%) Relational Database
8 46 (2.82%) Oracle Reports
9 39 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 34 (2.08%) MySQL
11 26 (1.59%) NoSQL
12 19 (1.16%) MongoDB
13 18 (1.10%) MS Access
13 18 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
14 17 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 13 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (0.80%) Crystal Reports
16 12 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
17 8 (0.49%) SQL Server 2000
17 8 (0.49%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 285 (17.46%) Visual Studio
2 148 (9.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 62 (3.80%) NUnit
4 61 (3.74%) Git (software)
5 49 (3.00%) Subversion
6 43 (2.63%) Selenium
7 30 (1.84%) JIRA
8 26 (1.59%) Moq
9 21 (1.29%) Axure RP
9 21 (1.29%) TeamCity
9 21 (1.29%) QuickTest Pro
10 20 (1.23%) Jenkins
11 18 (1.10%) MSBuild
12 17 (1.04%) SpecFlow
13 14 (0.86%) MSTest
14 13 (0.80%) WebDriver
14 13 (0.80%) StyleCop
15 12 (0.74%) Oracle APEX
16 10 (0.61%) Rhino Mocks
17 9 (0.55%) SoapUI
General
1 218 (13.36%) Finance
2 41 (2.51%) Marketing
3 38 (2.33%) Publishing
4 33 (2.02%) Banking
5 32 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 22 (1.35%) Retail
7 16 (0.98%) Games
8 14 (0.86%) Advertising
9 12 (0.74%) Military
10 11 (0.67%) Turkish Language
11 9 (0.55%) Electronics
12 8 (0.49%) Manufacturing
13 6 (0.37%) Investment Banking
13 6 (0.37%) Back Office
13 6 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.18%) Automotive
14 3 (0.18%) Law
15 1 (0.061%) Legal
15 1 (0.061%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1070 (65.56%) Developer
2 530 (32.48%) .NET Developer
3 299 (18.32%) C# Developer
4 230 (14.09%) C# .NET Developer
5 157 (9.62%) ASP.NET Developer
6 126 (7.72%) Analyst
7 116 (7.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 102 (6.25%) Architect
9 81 (4.96%) Web Developer
10 72 (4.41%) Senior Developer
11 63 (3.86%) SharePoint Developer
12 58 (3.55%) Software Developer
13 48 (2.94%) Programmer
14 42 (2.57%) Test Analyst
15 41 (2.51%) Consultant
16 38 (2.33%) CMS Developer
17 33 (2.02%) WPF Developer
18 32 (1.96%) Sitecore Developer
19 31 (1.90%) Systems Analyst
19 31 (1.90%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 771 (47.24%) ASP.NET
2 527 (32.29%) HTML
3 401 (24.57%) CSS
4 353 (21.63%) jQuery
5 309 (18.93%) WCF
6 301 (18.44%) .NET Framework
7 282 (17.28%) Web Services
8 277 (16.97%) ASP.NET MVC
9 207 (12.68%) XML
10 169 (10.36%) AngularJS
11 146 (8.95%) HTML5
12 145 (8.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 125 (7.66%) WPF
14 117 (7.17%) Ajax
15 87 (5.33%) ASP.NET Web API
16 84 (5.15%) KnockoutJS
17 78 (4.78%) JSP
18 73 (4.47%) CSS3
19 67 (4.11%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 67 (4.11%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 80 (4.90%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.37%) User Experience
3 50 (3.06%) Mobile App
4 43 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 32 (1.96%) Clustering
6 27 (1.65%) W3C
7 26 (1.59%) Open Source
8 23 (1.41%) Web 2.0
9 21 (1.29%) Social Media
9 21 (1.29%) Data Structures
10 20 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
10 20 (1.23%) N-Tier
11 15 (0.92%) GIS
11 15 (0.92%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.92%) iPhone
12 12 (0.74%) Visualisation
13 11 (0.67%) Enterprise Software
13 11 (0.67%) Management Information System
14 8 (0.49%) SCADA
15 7 (0.43%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 238 (14.58%) Windows
2 76 (4.66%) UNIX
3 63 (3.86%) Linux
4 36 (2.21%) Windows Server 2008
5 32 (1.96%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 25 (1.53%) Android
8 23 (1.41%) Windows Server 2012
9 17 (1.04%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.55%) Windows XP
10 9 (0.55%) Solaris
11 5 (0.31%) Windows 2000
11 5 (0.31%) Windows NT
11 5 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.25%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.18%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.12%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
14 2 (0.12%) AIX
14 2 (0.12%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 530 (32.48%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (29.72%) MVC
3 271 (16.61%) Scrum
4 220 (13.48%) TDD
5 138 (8.46%) OO
6 128 (7.84%) CRM
7 106 (6.50%) SOA
8 96 (5.88%) Web Development
9 88 (5.39%) Project Management
10 73 (4.47%) Migration
11 70 (4.29%) Software Engineering
12 66 (4.04%) BDD
13 59 (3.62%) Content Management
14 58 (3.55%) Knowledge Management
14 58 (3.55%) Test Scripting
14 58 (3.55%) Continuous Integration
15 57 (3.49%) Unit Testing
15 57 (3.49%) Business Intelligence
16 55 (3.37%) E-Commerce
17 54 (3.31%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1087 (66.61%) C#
2 608 (37.25%) JavaScript
3 546 (33.46%) SQL
4 159 (9.74%) VB.NET
5 155 (9.50%) Java
6 102 (6.25%) T-SQL
7 78 (4.78%) PowerShell
8 63 (3.86%) C++
9 61 (3.74%) PL/SQL
10 43 (2.63%) VB
11 42 (2.57%) PHP
12 34 (2.08%) C
13 27 (1.65%) XAML
14 18 (1.10%) Objective-C
14 18 (1.10%) Ruby
15 16 (0.98%) VBA
16 15 (0.92%) VB6
16 15 (0.92%) VBScript
17 13 (0.80%) Python
18 11 (0.67%) Perl
Qualifications
1 193 (11.83%) Security Cleared
2 160 (9.80%) SC Cleared
3 80 (4.90%) ISTQB
4 62 (3.80%) Degree
5 50 (3.06%) Microsoft Certification
6 46 (2.82%) DV Cleared
7 45 (2.76%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 43 (2.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 35 (2.14%) VCP4
10 29 (1.78%) ISEB
11 27 (1.65%) MCITP
12 19 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (0.86%) MCTS
14 5 (0.31%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.25%) HND
16 3 (0.18%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 2 (0.12%) ISEB Practitioner
17 2 (0.12%) PMP
17 2 (0.12%) PMI Certification
17 2 (0.12%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (2.45%) QA
2 11 (0.67%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.25%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
4 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.12%) SLA
5 1 (0.061%) HL7
System Software
1 43 (2.63%) Active Directory
2 25 (1.53%) Hyper-V
3 16 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.43%) Samba
5 6 (0.37%) ISA Server
5 6 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
5 6 (0.37%) Nmap
5 6 (0.37%) vSphere
6 5 (0.31%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.12%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.061%) Firmware
8 1 (0.061%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 22 (1.35%) HP Quality Center
2 13 (0.80%) Puppet
2 13 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.55%) SCCM
4 6 (0.37%) Nessus
5 3 (0.18%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.12%) MOM
7 1 (0.061%) Nagios
7 1 (0.061%) AppManager
7 1 (0.061%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.061%) CORE IMPACT
Vendors
1 425 (26.04%) Microsoft
2 265 (16.24%) Oracle
3 78 (4.78%) HP
4 63 (3.86%) Sitecore
5 39 (2.39%) Adobe
6 36 (2.21%) VMware
7 30 (1.84%) Citrix
8 28 (1.72%) Google
9 24 (1.47%) Open Text
10 20 (1.23%) Telerik
10 20 (1.23%) Cisco
11 19 (1.16%) SAP
11 19 (1.16%) RedDot
11 19 (1.16%) Ektron
12 16 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
13 13 (0.80%) Twitter
14 10 (0.61%) Xamarin
15 9 (0.55%) Capita
15 9 (0.55%) Intergraph
16 8 (0.49%) webMethods
Gatwick, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
DMS Computer Recruitment
Rate: From £27 to £35 per annum Ongoing contract
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
Salt
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £425 Per Day
Posted: 4 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Market related
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £25 - 45 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £345 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Connectus
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Petersfield, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago