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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 21 20
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 558 678 768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.20% 7.21% 7.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.22% 26.70% 33.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 425 445
Median daily rate £385 £363 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.20% -3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £299 £290 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 24 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.25 £26.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% +77.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £30.50 £21.29
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £55.55 £90.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
2050 2539 2292
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.47% 27.00% 22.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1180 1632 1394
Median daily rate £400 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 76 40
Median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £25.00 £14.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South East region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 5 December 2016.

.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 5 December 2016.

.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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -6 111 £375 - 70
Surrey +8 94 £395 -5.95% 51
Berkshire -2 92 £413 +4.76% 46
Buckinghamshire +4 70 £375 - 26
Oxfordshire +6 55 £550 +83.33% 37
Kent 0 53 £338 - 27
East Sussex +1 50 £350 +3.70% 21
West Sussex +10 29 £375 +20.00% 26
Middlesex - 3 £385 - 9
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South East region with a requirement for .NET.

1 859 (72.00%) C#
2 524 (43.92%) SQL Server
3 519 (43.50%) ASP.NET
4 436 (36.55%) JavaScript
4 436 (36.55%) MVC
5 424 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
6 411 (34.45%) SQL
7 363 (30.43%) HTML
8 358 (30.01%) CSS
9 311 (26.07%) Microsoft
10 243 (20.37%) .NET Framework
11 230 (19.28%) Web Services
12 229 (19.20%) Team Foundation Server
13 222 (18.61%) jQuery
14 207 (17.35%) XML
15 194 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
16 193 (16.18%) Windows
17 171 (14.33%) AngularJS
18 167 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
18 167 (14.00%) Visual Studio
19 157 (13.16%) Scrum
19 157 (13.16%) TDD
20 150 (12.57%) Web Development
21 145 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
22 143 (11.99%) HTML5
23 138 (11.57%) WCF
24 128 (10.73%) Entity Framework
25 126 (10.56%) Java
26 122 (10.23%) Oracle
27 119 (9.97%) VB.NET

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 90 (7.54%) CMS
2 85 (7.12%) IIS
3 80 (6.71%) SharePoint
4 48 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
5 46 (3.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 28 (2.35%) Umbraco
7 26 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
8 17 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.34%) SharePoint 2010
10 12 (1.01%) Apache
11 10 (0.84%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.75%) Jetty
12 9 (0.75%) nginx
13 8 (0.67%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.67%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 4 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
15 4 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
15 4 (0.34%) Kentico
15 4 (0.34%) MQSeries
Applications
1 97 (8.13%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.76%) MS Office
3 8 (0.67%) MS Project
3 8 (0.67%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.25%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.25%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.084%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.084%) InVision
6 1 (0.084%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 30 (2.51%) Dynamics CRM
2 29 (2.43%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.67%) Remedy ITSM
4 7 (0.59%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.17%) Magento
6 2 (0.17%) OpenText Process Suite
6 2 (0.17%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.17%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.084%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.084%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle EBS
7 1 (0.084%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.084%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 145 (12.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 50 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.51%) Office 365
3 18 (1.51%) PaaS
4 13 (1.09%) SaaS
5 12 (1.01%) IaaS
6 6 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.50%) Boomi
7 5 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.34%) GitHub
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.17%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.084%) Adobe Analytics
10 1 (0.084%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.42%) Internet
2 16 (1.34%) SAN
3 11 (0.92%) DNS
3 11 (0.92%) Kerberos
4 8 (0.67%) LAN
4 8 (0.67%) SNMP
5 7 (0.59%) Network Security
6 6 (0.50%) HTTP
7 4 (0.34%) Intranet
8 3 (0.25%) Firewall
8 3 (0.25%) WAN
9 2 (0.17%) Bluetooth
9 2 (0.17%) DHCP
9 2 (0.17%) LDAP
9 2 (0.17%) NAS
9 2 (0.17%) PuTTY
9 2 (0.17%) SSL
9 2 (0.17%) TCP/IP
9 2 (0.17%) VPN
10 1 (0.084%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 524 (43.92%) SQL Server
2 86 (7.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 84 (7.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 77 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
5 59 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 57 (4.78%) NoSQL
7 39 (3.27%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.93%) MongoDB
9 30 (2.51%) Oracle Database
10 28 (2.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 22 (1.84%) MS Access
12 20 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
13 18 (1.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 18 (1.51%) RDBMS
14 17 (1.42%) MySQL
15 15 (1.26%) Oracle Reports
16 12 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.92%) DB2
17 11 (0.92%) Oracle Database 11g
17 11 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 229 (19.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 167 (14.00%) Visual Studio
3 90 (7.54%) Git (software)
4 89 (7.46%) Selenium
5 53 (4.44%) SpecFlow
6 32 (2.68%) NUnit
7 31 (2.60%) Octopus Deploy
8 28 (2.35%) Grunt
9 26 (2.18%) Subversion
10 24 (2.01%) Bower
11 22 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 21 (1.76%) NuGet
13 18 (1.51%) MSTest
14 17 (1.42%) HP UFT
15 16 (1.34%) WebDriver
16 14 (1.17%) Gradle
16 14 (1.17%) JIRA
16 14 (1.17%) Oracle APEX
17 13 (1.09%) Cucumber
18 12 (1.01%) Jenkins
General
1 116 (9.72%) Finance
2 42 (3.52%) Advertising
3 26 (2.18%) Marketing
3 26 (2.18%) Retail
4 17 (1.42%) Back Office
4 17 (1.42%) Banking
4 17 (1.42%) Publishing
5 14 (1.17%) Games
5 14 (1.17%) Military
5 14 (1.17%) Telecoms
6 9 (0.75%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.59%) Legal
8 5 (0.42%) Electronics
8 5 (0.42%) French Language
8 5 (0.42%) German Language
8 5 (0.42%) Italian Language
8 5 (0.42%) Spanish Language
9 3 (0.25%) Automotive
9 3 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.17%) Law
Job Titles
1 856 (71.75%) Developer
2 462 (38.73%) .NET Developer
3 282 (23.64%) C# Developer
4 212 (17.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 100 (8.38%) ASP.NET Developer
6 79 (6.62%) SQL Developer
7 74 (6.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 68 (5.70%) Analyst
9 66 (5.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 61 (5.11%) Architect
11 60 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
12 59 (4.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 59 (4.95%) Senior Developer
13 52 (4.36%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
14 51 (4.27%) Software Developer
15 47 (3.94%) Consultant
16 46 (3.86%) Sitecore Developer
17 45 (3.77%) Web Developer
18 41 (3.44%) Tester
19 38 (3.19%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 519 (43.50%) ASP.NET
2 363 (30.43%) HTML
3 358 (30.01%) CSS
4 243 (20.37%) .NET Framework
5 230 (19.28%) Web Services
6 222 (18.61%) jQuery
7 207 (17.35%) XML
8 194 (16.26%) ASP.NET MVC
9 171 (14.33%) AngularJS
10 167 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
11 143 (11.99%) HTML5
12 138 (11.57%) WCF
13 128 (10.73%) Entity Framework
14 84 (7.04%) CSS3
15 67 (5.62%) LINQ
16 66 (5.53%) KnockoutJS
16 66 (5.53%) React
17 64 (5.36%) REST
18 61 (5.11%) Ajax
19 58 (4.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 48 (4.02%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.44%) N-Tier
3 32 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 29 (2.43%) Computer Science
5 27 (2.26%) User Experience
6 20 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
7 15 (1.26%) Data Centre
8 14 (1.17%) Management Information System
9 12 (1.01%) Mathematics
10 10 (0.84%) Algorithms
10 10 (0.84%) Replication
11 8 (0.67%) Client/Server
11 8 (0.67%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.67%) LPAR
12 7 (0.59%) Clustering
13 6 (0.50%) Online Games
14 5 (0.42%) AS400
15 4 (0.34%) CMDB
15 4 (0.34%) NHS
15 4 (0.34%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 193 (16.18%) Windows
2 46 (3.86%) Windows Server
3 34 (2.85%) Linux
3 34 (2.85%) Unix
4 31 (2.60%) Android
5 25 (2.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 18 (1.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (1.26%) Apple iOS
8 7 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 6 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (0.50%) Windows 7
10 5 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.34%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.17%) HPUX
12 2 (0.17%) MVS
12 2 (0.17%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.17%) Solaris
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.17%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.084%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 436 (36.55%) MVC
2 424 (35.54%) Agile Software Development
3 157 (13.16%) Scrum
3 157 (13.16%) TDD
4 150 (12.57%) Web Development
5 96 (8.05%) BDD
6 79 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
7 78 (6.54%) SDLC
8 75 (6.29%) SOA
9 70 (5.87%) Front End Development
9 70 (5.87%) Migration
10 63 (5.28%) CRM
11 60 (5.03%) DevOps
12 57 (4.78%) Data Protection
12 57 (4.78%) OO
13 55 (4.61%) Software Engineering
14 53 (4.44%) Kanban
15 50 (4.19%) Unit Testing
16 48 (4.02%) Business Intelligence
17 46 (3.86%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 859 (72.00%) C#
2 436 (36.55%) JavaScript
3 411 (34.45%) SQL
4 126 (10.56%) Java
5 119 (9.97%) VB.NET
6 100 (8.38%) T-SQL
7 82 (6.87%) C++
8 64 (5.36%) PowerShell
9 59 (4.95%) VB
10 35 (2.93%) PHP
11 34 (2.85%) Python
12 33 (2.77%) Perl
13 32 (2.68%) VBScript
14 30 (2.51%) C
15 26 (2.18%) TypeScript
15 26 (2.18%) VBA
16 25 (2.10%) F#
17 20 (1.68%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.42%) Scala
19 15 (1.26%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 114 (9.56%) Security Cleared
2 100 (8.38%) SC Cleared
3 69 (5.78%) Degree
4 18 (1.51%) DV Cleared
5 17 (1.42%) ISEB
6 16 (1.34%) ISTQB
6 16 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
7 14 (1.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 7 (0.59%) DBS Check
8 7 (0.59%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 6 (0.50%) Cisco Certification
10 3 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
10 3 (0.25%) CCNA
10 3 (0.25%) ISEB Practitioner
10 3 (0.25%) MCITP
10 3 (0.25%) MCSE
11 2 (0.17%) BC Cleared
11 2 (0.17%) MCP
12 1 (0.084%) GPEN
12 1 (0.084%) GWAPT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (3.69%) QA
2 13 (1.09%) SLA
3 10 (0.84%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.42%) SDET
5 2 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.084%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.084%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.084%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.084%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.084%) HL7
6 1 (0.084%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.084%) ISO13485
System Software
1 13 (1.09%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.17%) Docker
4 2 (0.17%) Firmware
5 1 (0.084%) Time Sharing Option
5 1 (0.084%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.084%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.084%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
1 11 (0.92%) Puppet
2 9 (0.75%) SCOM
3 8 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.67%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 7 (0.59%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 5 (0.42%) SCCM
5 5 (0.42%) WMI
6 3 (0.25%) Ansible
7 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.084%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.084%) Core Impact
8 1 (0.084%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.084%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.084%) HP SiteScope
8 1 (0.084%) Kibana
8 1 (0.084%) logstash
8 1 (0.084%) Nexpose
8 1 (0.084%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.084%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 311 (26.07%) Microsoft
2 122 (10.23%) Oracle
3 73 (6.12%) Sitecore
4 40 (3.35%) Xamarin
5 23 (1.93%) EPiServer
6 18 (1.51%) AppDynamics
7 14 (1.17%) IBM
8 13 (1.09%) Citrix
8 13 (1.09%) DevExpress
8 13 (1.09%) HP
8 13 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
8 13 (1.09%) ServiceNow
8 13 (1.09%) Telerik
9 11 (0.92%) SAP
10 10 (0.84%) Cognos
11 9 (0.75%) Dynatrace
11 9 (0.75%) Ektron
11 9 (0.75%) New Relic
12 8 (0.67%) Remedy
12 8 (0.67%) VMware
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