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 26 May 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 14 14
Rank change year-on-year
-6 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 683 866 737
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.33% 9.66% 9.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.30% 40.83% 37.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 467 522 450
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £271 £274 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 23
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.57 £25.00 £20.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.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
2254 2121 1968
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.20% 23.65% 24.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 1407 1214 1063
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 46 122
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.40 £20.00 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £52.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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
Berkshire -16 121 £375 -2.59% 75
Buckinghamshire +7 102 £310 -6.06% 41
Surrey -10 102 £355 -11.25% 78
Hampshire -24 102 £350 +7.69% 96
West Sussex +10 74 £395 +31.66% 21
Oxfordshire -10 63 £400 +14.28% 68
Kent +2 53 £338 +4.65% 26
East Sussex 0 51 £294 -2.08% 28
Middlesex +12 12 £300 +25.00%
Sussex -1 2 £300 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 1102 (70.91%) C#
2 781 (50.26%) ASP.NET
3 565 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 543 (34.94%) SQL Server
5 532 (34.23%) HTML
6 507 (32.63%) SQL
7 494 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
8 479 (30.82%) MVC
9 420 (27.03%) Microsoft
10 395 (25.42%) CSS
11 326 (20.98%) jQuery
12 290 (18.66%) .NET Framework
13 276 (17.76%) Visual Studio
14 274 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC
15 273 (17.57%) Web Services
16 254 (16.34%) WCF
17 237 (15.25%) Scrum
18 233 (14.99%) Oracle
19 230 (14.80%) Windows
20 218 (14.03%) XML
20 218 (14.03%) TDD
21 208 (13.38%) Finance
22 201 (12.93%) AngularJS
23 160 (10.30%) Security Cleared
24 154 (9.91%) HTML5
25 148 (9.52%) CMS
25 148 (9.52%) SharePoint
26 143 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
27 140 (9.01%) VB.NET
28 132 (8.49%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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
1 148 (9.52%) SharePoint
1 148 (9.52%) CMS
2 107 (6.89%) IIS
3 63 (4.05%) BizTalk Server
4 51 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
5 43 (2.77%) Sitecore CMS
6 37 (2.38%) Umbraco
7 34 (2.19%) Kentico
8 33 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 29 (1.87%) Node.js
10 14 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
11 10 (0.64%) Apache
12 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.45%) Sitefinity
14 5 (0.32%) WordPress
14 5 (0.32%) Drupal
14 5 (0.32%) Zimbra
14 5 (0.32%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.32%) Lync
15 4 (0.26%) DNN
Applications
1 122 (7.85%) MS Excel
2 44 (2.83%) MS Office
3 21 (1.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 8 (0.51%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.064%) MS Project
7 1 (0.064%) Simulink
7 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 49 (3.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.16%) Oracle EBS
3 11 (0.71%) SmartPlant
4 10 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 5 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
6 5 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
7 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.13%) AWD
9 1 (0.064%) Magento
9 1 (0.064%) Agresso
9 1 (0.064%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.064%) Pivotal CRM
9 1 (0.064%) assyst
9 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 52 (3.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.84%) Office 365
4 10 (0.64%) SaaS
5 8 (0.51%) Google Analytics
6 3 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.13%) GitHub
7 2 (0.13%) IaaS
7 2 (0.13%) SuccessFactors
7 2 (0.13%) Yammer
8 1 (0.064%) Boomi
8 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.064%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.38%) Intranet
2 33 (2.12%) Internet
3 21 (1.35%) SAN
4 19 (1.22%) HTTP
5 16 (1.03%) TCP/IP
6 14 (0.90%) LDAP
7 8 (0.51%) SSL
7 8 (0.51%) Firewall
8 6 (0.39%) DNS
9 3 (0.19%) Extranet
9 3 (0.19%) DHCP
10 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.13%) FTP
10 2 (0.13%) VPN
10 2 (0.13%) Broadband
10 2 (0.13%) LAN
10 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.13%) WAN
10 2 (0.13%) Modbus
10 2 (0.13%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 543 (34.94%) SQL Server
2 100 (6.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 88 (5.66%) Oracle Database
4 83 (5.34%) SQL Server 2012
5 63 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 46 (2.96%) Relational Database
8 44 (2.83%) MySQL
9 33 (2.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 32 (2.06%) Oracle Database 10g
11 31 (1.99%) SQL Server 2005
11 31 (1.99%) Oracle Database 11g
12 30 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.74%) NoSQL
14 25 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
15 21 (1.35%) MongoDB
16 18 (1.16%) DB2
17 15 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
17 15 (0.97%) Big Data
18 14 (0.90%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 276 (17.76%) Visual Studio
2 143 (9.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 65 (4.18%) NUnit
4 64 (4.12%) Git (software)
5 51 (3.28%) Selenium
6 44 (2.83%) Subversion
7 33 (2.12%) JIRA
8 32 (2.06%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.48%) Jenkins
10 20 (1.29%) MSBuild
11 19 (1.22%) Axure RP
12 18 (1.16%) WebDriver
13 15 (0.97%) Moq
14 14 (0.90%) SpecFlow
15 13 (0.84%) MSTest
16 11 (0.71%) StyleCop
16 11 (0.71%) ReSharper
17 10 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
18 8 (0.51%) ClearCase
18 8 (0.51%) CruiseControl
General
1 208 (13.38%) Finance
2 41 (2.64%) Banking
3 38 (2.45%) Marketing
4 26 (1.67%) Retail
4 26 (1.67%) Telecoms
5 22 (1.42%) Games
6 20 (1.29%) Publishing
7 14 (0.90%) Military
8 12 (0.77%) Advertising
9 9 (0.58%) Manufacturing
9 9 (0.58%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.51%) Automotive
10 8 (0.51%) Electronics
11 7 (0.45%) Back Office
11 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
12 6 (0.39%) German Language
13 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 3 (0.19%) Law
15 1 (0.064%) Legal
15 1 (0.064%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1036 (66.67%) Developer
2 512 (32.95%) .NET Developer
3 320 (20.59%) C# Developer
4 242 (15.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 150 (9.65%) ASP.NET Developer
6 125 (8.04%) Analyst
7 116 (7.46%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 100 (6.44%) Web Developer
9 89 (5.73%) Architect
10 70 (4.50%) Senior Developer
11 57 (3.67%) Software Developer
12 45 (2.90%) SharePoint Developer
13 44 (2.83%) Programmer
14 36 (2.32%) Software Engineer
14 36 (2.32%) Consultant
15 32 (2.06%) CMS Developer
16 28 (1.80%) Systems Analyst
16 28 (1.80%) Project Manager
17 27 (1.74%) Senior .NET Developer
18 26 (1.67%) .NET Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 781 (50.26%) ASP.NET
2 532 (34.23%) HTML
3 395 (25.42%) CSS
4 326 (20.98%) jQuery
5 290 (18.66%) .NET Framework
6 274 (17.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 273 (17.57%) Web Services
8 254 (16.34%) WCF
9 218 (14.03%) XML
10 201 (12.93%) AngularJS
11 154 (9.91%) HTML5
12 116 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
13 114 (7.34%) Entity Framework
14 105 (6.76%) Ajax
15 100 (6.44%) WPF
16 94 (6.05%) CSS3
17 74 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 72 (4.63%) KnockoutJS
19 68 (4.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 60 (3.86%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 57 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
2 56 (3.60%) User Experience
3 37 (2.38%) Mobile App
4 33 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 31 (1.99%) Data Structures
6 27 (1.74%) N-Tier
7 25 (1.61%) Client/Server
8 21 (1.35%) W3C
9 20 (1.29%) Management Information System
10 16 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
11 15 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
11 15 (0.97%) iPhone
11 15 (0.97%) Web 2.0
12 14 (0.90%) Social Media
13 10 (0.64%) SCADA
14 9 (0.58%) Clustering
15 8 (0.51%) Online Games
16 7 (0.45%) Visualisation
17 6 (0.39%) iSeries
17 6 (0.39%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 230 (14.80%) Windows
2 63 (4.05%) Linux
3 58 (3.73%) UNIX
4 38 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (2.19%) Windows 7
6 29 (1.87%) Apple iOS
7 27 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
8 23 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.42%) Android
10 8 (0.51%) Solaris
11 7 (0.45%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
13 3 (0.19%) MVS
14 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.13%) AIX
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.064%) HPUX
15 1 (0.064%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 494 (31.79%) Agile Software Development
2 479 (30.82%) MVC
3 237 (15.25%) Scrum
4 218 (14.03%) TDD
5 132 (8.49%) OO
6 123 (7.92%) Web Development
7 86 (5.53%) Software Engineering
8 84 (5.41%) CRM
9 77 (4.95%) SOA
10 68 (4.38%) Business Intelligence
10 68 (4.38%) Migration
10 68 (4.38%) Unit Testing
10 68 (4.38%) Continuous Integration
11 66 (4.25%) Content Management
12 61 (3.93%) Project Management
13 58 (3.73%) BDD
14 56 (3.60%) OOP
15 51 (3.28%) E-Commerce
16 47 (3.02%) SDLC
17 44 (2.83%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1102 (70.91%) C#
2 565 (36.36%) JavaScript
3 507 (32.63%) SQL
4 140 (9.01%) VB.NET
5 132 (8.49%) Java
6 122 (7.85%) T-SQL
7 88 (5.66%) PowerShell
8 75 (4.83%) C++
9 64 (4.12%) VB
10 59 (3.80%) PL/SQL
11 39 (2.51%) PHP
12 28 (1.80%) C
13 26 (1.67%) VBScript
14 23 (1.48%) VB6
15 20 (1.29%) Python
16 19 (1.22%) Objective-C
17 17 (1.09%) Ruby
18 14 (0.90%) X++
19 13 (0.84%) XAML
20 12 (0.77%) VBA
Qualifications
1 160 (10.30%) Security Cleared
2 122 (7.85%) SC Cleared
3 60 (3.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 57 (3.67%) Degree
5 50 (3.22%) ISTQB
6 42 (2.70%) DV Cleared
7 36 (2.32%) MCITP
7 36 (2.32%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 32 (2.06%) ISEB
9 30 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 29 (1.87%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.71%) CISSP
12 7 (0.45%) MCSD
13 6 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 5 (0.32%) MCAD
14 5 (0.32%) MCTS
15 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.26%) MCDBA
16 3 (0.19%) CCNA
17 2 (0.13%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.19%) QA
2 15 (0.97%) SLA
3 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.13%) HL7
3 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.064%) Data Quality
System Software
1 22 (1.42%) Active Directory
2 21 (1.35%) Microsoft App-V
3 19 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.77%) ISA Server
5 7 (0.45%) Samba
5 7 (0.45%) vSphere
6 6 (0.39%) Hyper-V
7 3 (0.19%) Forefront TMG
7 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.064%) XenApp
8 1 (0.064%) XenServer
8 1 (0.064%) Firmware
8 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 24 (1.54%) SCCM
2 16 (1.03%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.84%) Puppet
4 11 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.19%) SCOM
6 2 (0.13%) MOM
6 2 (0.13%) Nessus
6 2 (0.13%) Nmap
7 1 (0.064%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.064%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.064%) Control-M
7 1 (0.064%) Nagios
7 1 (0.064%) AppManager
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.064%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.064%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.064%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.064%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 420 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 233 (14.99%) Oracle
3 55 (3.54%) Sitecore
4 53 (3.41%) HP
5 34 (2.19%) VMware
6 33 (2.12%) Google
7 29 (1.87%) Adobe
7 29 (1.87%) Cisco
8 21 (1.35%) OpenText
9 20 (1.29%) Salesforce.com
10 19 (1.22%) SAP
11 17 (1.09%) Citrix
11 17 (1.09%) Ektron
12 16 (1.03%) RedDot
12 16 (1.03%) Telerik
13 14 (0.90%) Tableau
14 13 (0.84%) Twitter
14 13 (0.84%) Xamarin
14 13 (0.84%) IBM
15 11 (0.71%) Capita
Southampton
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
Crawley, West Sussex
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Up to £350 per day for 6 months, rolling
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £45 - £50 per day + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxfordshire
Cognitive Group
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + n/a
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Clearwater People Solutions
Rate: £20000 - £25000 Per Annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Montash
Posted: 5 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £120 - £150 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Skilliantech Limited
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago