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 27 May 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 19 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 666 683 866
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.16% 7.33% 9.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.26% 30.74% 41.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 467 522
Median daily rate £400 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £271 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £527 £468 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 11
Median hourly rate £20.21 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-49.48% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £35.57 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £52.19 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.00%
.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
2443 2222 2086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.25% 23.85% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1591 1389 1199
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 27 45
Median hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £15.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £40.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.80 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-15.60% +8.00%

.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 27 May 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 27 May 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 27 May 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
Berkshire +11 159 £400 +6.66% 55
Surrey -5 105 £400 +12.67% 68
Hampshire +4 104 £388 +10.71% 93
Buckinghamshire -4 81 £350 +12.90% 37
Kent -1 74 £338 - 35
East Sussex +4 54 £400 +36.17% 26
West Sussex -39 42 £410 +3.79% 17
Oxfordshire -18 26 £450 +12.50% 37
Middlesex +1 16 £400 +33.33% 1
Sussex +2 2 - -
Isle of Wight - 2 £263 - 2
Home Counties - 1 £415 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 27 May 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.

1 883 (72.62%) C#
2 538 (44.24%) SQL Server
3 504 (41.45%) ASP.NET
4 503 (41.37%) JavaScript
5 478 (39.31%) MVC
6 412 (33.88%) SQL
7 409 (33.63%) HTML
8 393 (32.32%) Microsoft
9 384 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
10 351 (28.87%) CSS
11 282 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 275 (22.62%) jQuery
13 249 (20.48%) .NET Framework
14 233 (19.16%) Windows
15 223 (18.34%) AngularJS
16 191 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web API
17 182 (14.97%) Web Services
18 180 (14.80%) TDD
19 175 (14.39%) Web Development
20 170 (13.98%) HTML5
21 163 (13.40%) Visual Studio
22 162 (13.32%) Team Foundation Server
23 155 (12.75%) Finance
24 153 (12.58%) XML
25 148 (12.17%) MS Excel
26 141 (11.60%) Oracle
26 141 (11.60%) Entity Framework
27 138 (11.35%) WCF
28 134 (11.02%) Security Cleared
29 127 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure

.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
1 123 (10.12%) SharePoint
2 91 (7.48%) IIS
3 49 (4.03%) BizTalk Server
4 44 (3.62%) Node.js
5 40 (3.29%) CMS
6 24 (1.97%) SharePoint 2013
7 18 (1.48%) Apache
7 18 (1.48%) Umbraco
8 16 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 16 (1.32%) WebSphere
9 15 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 15 (1.23%) WordPress
10 10 (0.82%) Drupal
10 10 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.82%) Joomla!
10 10 (0.82%) MS Exchange
11 9 (0.74%) WebLogic
12 7 (0.58%) JBoss
13 6 (0.49%) EPiServer CMS
14 5 (0.41%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 148 (12.17%) MS Excel
2 34 (2.80%) MS Office
3 8 (0.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.58%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.58%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.49%) MS Project
6 3 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.16%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.16%) GIMP
7 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.082%) Adobe Premiere
Business Applications
1 60 (4.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.49%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.25%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
6 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.082%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.082%) Endur
7 1 (0.082%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 127 (10.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.89%) Office 365
3 17 (1.40%) PaaS
4 16 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.07%) SaaS
6 12 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
6 12 (0.99%) IaaS
7 5 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (0.25%) GitHub
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
9 2 (0.16%) Force.com
9 2 (0.16%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.16%) MailChimp
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.082%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.082%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.082%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.082%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.63%) HTTP
2 30 (2.47%) DNS
3 25 (2.06%) Internet
4 20 (1.64%) VPN
5 19 (1.56%) LDAP
6 18 (1.48%) DHCP
6 18 (1.48%) TCP/IP
7 13 (1.07%) SAN
7 13 (1.07%) SMTP
7 13 (1.07%) SSL
8 12 (0.99%) Firewall
9 10 (0.82%) BGP
9 10 (0.82%) IPsec
9 10 (0.82%) IPv6
9 10 (0.82%) LAN
9 10 (0.82%) Network Security
9 10 (0.82%) Software-Defined Networking
10 9 (0.74%) WAN
11 7 (0.58%) Kerberos
12 6 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (44.24%) SQL Server
2 78 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 76 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 67 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 44 (3.62%) NoSQL
6 42 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 36 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (2.80%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 20 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
11 19 (1.56%) Microsoft Analysis Services
12 17 (1.40%) Azure SQL Database
13 16 (1.32%) Data Warehouse
13 16 (1.32%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (1.15%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.07%) Big Data
16 11 (0.90%) Hadoop
16 11 (0.90%) Oracle Reports
17 10 (0.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 163 (13.40%) Visual Studio
2 162 (13.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 61 (5.02%) Git (software)
4 58 (4.77%) Selenium
5 52 (4.28%) Subversion
6 36 (2.96%) NUnit
7 34 (2.80%) Jenkins
8 33 (2.71%) SpecFlow
9 26 (2.14%) MSBuild
10 25 (2.06%) JIRA
11 23 (1.89%) Jasmine
11 23 (1.89%) Oracle APEX
11 23 (1.89%) TeamCity
12 22 (1.81%) WebDriver
13 21 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 18 (1.48%) Moq
15 15 (1.23%) TortoiseSVN
16 14 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
16 14 (1.15%) NuGet
17 13 (1.07%) Artifactory
General
1 155 (12.75%) Finance
2 42 (3.45%) Banking
3 27 (2.22%) Marketing
4 20 (1.64%) Retail
4 20 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 18 (1.48%) Military
6 13 (1.07%) Back Office
7 12 (0.99%) German Language
8 11 (0.90%) Advertising
8 11 (0.90%) Law
9 9 (0.74%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.66%) Electronics
10 8 (0.66%) French Language
10 8 (0.66%) Investment Banking
10 8 (0.66%) Spanish Language
11 6 (0.49%) Automotive
12 5 (0.41%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
12 5 (0.41%) Publishing
13 4 (0.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 789 (64.88%) Developer
2 484 (39.80%) .NET Developer
3 319 (26.23%) C# Developer
4 250 (20.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 155 (12.75%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 154 (12.66%) ASP.NET Developer
7 109 (8.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 100 (8.22%) SQL Developer
9 89 (7.32%) Architect
10 80 (6.58%) Senior Developer
11 76 (6.25%) Web Developer
12 74 (6.09%) JavaScript Developer
13 58 (4.77%) Senior .NET Developer
14 56 (4.61%) Analyst
15 54 (4.44%) Consultant
16 47 (3.87%) SQL Server Developer
17 43 (3.54%) .NET Web Developer
17 43 (3.54%) Support Engineer
18 42 (3.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
18 42 (3.45%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 504 (41.45%) ASP.NET
2 409 (33.63%) HTML
3 351 (28.87%) CSS
4 282 (23.19%) ASP.NET MVC
5 275 (22.62%) jQuery
6 249 (20.48%) .NET Framework
7 223 (18.34%) AngularJS
8 191 (15.71%) ASP.NET Web API
9 182 (14.97%) Web Services
10 170 (13.98%) HTML5
11 153 (12.58%) XML
12 141 (11.60%) Entity Framework
13 138 (11.35%) WCF
14 103 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 91 (7.48%) CSS3
16 74 (6.09%) WPF
17 58 (4.77%) REST
18 55 (4.52%) Ajax
18 55 (4.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 54 (4.44%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 50 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.87%) Computer Science
3 33 (2.71%) N-Tier
4 30 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
5 28 (2.30%) Management Information System
6 24 (1.97%) User Experience
7 16 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 16 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.23%) Fintech
9 13 (1.07%) Client/Server
10 11 (0.90%) Digital Media
10 11 (0.90%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (0.74%) Data Centre
12 7 (0.58%) NHS
12 7 (0.58%) W3C
13 6 (0.49%) Clustering
13 6 (0.49%) Mobile App
13 6 (0.49%) Visualisation
14 5 (0.41%) iPad
14 5 (0.41%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 233 (19.16%) Windows
2 64 (5.26%) Windows Server
3 56 (4.61%) Linux
4 48 (3.95%) Unix
5 29 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.32%) Windows 7
7 15 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 13 (1.07%) Android
8 13 (1.07%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.99%) Ubuntu
9 12 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.90%) zOS
11 5 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 4 (0.33%) HPUX
12 4 (0.33%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.33%) Windows CE
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.33%) Windows Vista
13 3 (0.25%) CentOS
13 3 (0.25%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 478 (39.31%) MVC
2 384 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 180 (14.80%) TDD
4 175 (14.39%) Web Development
5 121 (9.95%) CRM
6 99 (8.14%) Scrum
7 88 (7.24%) SDLC
8 77 (6.33%) Software Engineering
9 72 (5.92%) BDD
9 72 (5.92%) SOA
10 66 (5.43%) Migration
11 64 (5.26%) OO
11 64 (5.26%) Workflow
12 57 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
13 55 (4.52%) E-Commerce
14 54 (4.44%) DevOps
15 50 (4.11%) Front End Development
16 48 (3.95%) Continuous Integration
17 47 (3.87%) SOLID
18 46 (3.78%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 883 (72.62%) C#
2 503 (41.37%) JavaScript
3 412 (33.88%) SQL
4 120 (9.87%) Java
5 104 (8.55%) PowerShell
6 96 (7.89%) T-SQL
7 87 (7.15%) VB.NET
8 81 (6.66%) C++
9 77 (6.33%) VB
10 73 (6.00%) PHP
11 54 (4.44%) VBScript
12 38 (3.13%) C
13 31 (2.55%) Python
14 30 (2.47%) PL/SQL
15 19 (1.56%) Perl
16 18 (1.48%) XAML
17 16 (1.32%) F#
17 16 (1.32%) Ruby
17 16 (1.32%) VB6
18 12 (0.99%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 134 (11.02%) Security Cleared
2 107 (8.80%) SC Cleared
3 80 (6.58%) Degree
4 49 (4.03%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (2.30%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.81%) ISTQB
7 20 (1.64%) MCITP
8 18 (1.48%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 17 (1.40%) ISEB
10 16 (1.32%) Cisco Certification
10 16 (1.32%) MCSD
11 14 (1.15%) MCTS
12 13 (1.07%) MCSE
13 12 (0.99%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 7 (0.58%) MCAD
14 7 (0.58%) MCP
15 6 (0.49%) CCNA
15 6 (0.49%) MCSA
16 3 (0.25%) DBS Check
16 3 (0.25%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.71%) QA
2 16 (1.32%) SLA
3 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.082%) SDET
System Software
1 58 (4.77%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (1.48%) Hyper-V
4 10 (0.82%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.49%) XenServer
6 3 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.25%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.082%) Docker
8 1 (0.082%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 17 (1.40%) SCOM
2 11 (0.90%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (0.82%) SCCM
4 9 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 8 (0.66%) SCOrch
6 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (0.49%) WSUS
7 4 (0.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 3 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.25%) Puppet
9 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
9 2 (0.16%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.082%) Ansible
10 1 (0.082%) cPanel
10 1 (0.082%) Nagios
10 1 (0.082%) Scalr
Vendors
1 393 (32.32%) Microsoft
2 141 (11.60%) Oracle
3 50 (4.11%) HP
4 43 (3.54%) Sitecore
5 29 (2.38%) VMware
6 28 (2.30%) SAP
7 24 (1.97%) IBM
7 24 (1.97%) Red Hat
8 22 (1.81%) Telerik
9 18 (1.48%) Citrix
10 16 (1.32%) EPiServer
11 11 (0.90%) Cisco
11 11 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.82%) Capita
13 8 (0.66%) Lumension
13 8 (0.66%) Remedy
14 7 (0.58%) Adobe
14 7 (0.58%) Siebel
15 6 (0.49%) Pega
16 5 (0.41%) Xamarin
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 15 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Havant
aap3
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Redhill, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
MARS Technical Recruitment
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £325.00 - £350.00 per day + Circa £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Isle of Wight
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Epsom, Surrey
Think IT Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Camberley
Hays London City Cheapside
Rate: £500.00 - £575.00 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South East
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + 27 days holiday + onsite gym
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: 9 days ago
Slough
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 15 days ago