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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 787 826 850
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.24% 8.98% 10.01%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.34% 36.71% 39.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 547 468 465
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £495 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 10 10
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -18.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £25.00 £19.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.19 £59.50 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
.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
2511 2250 2128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.30% 24.45% 25.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1257 1145
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £458 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 47 67
Average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £18.85 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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 30 July 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
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 30 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -11 146 £350 - 89
Berkshire -14 134 £400 +2.56% 71
Surrey -6 114 £413 +10.00% 70
Buckinghamshire +4 105 £375 +0.67% 36
Kent +2 95 £338 +22.72% 43
West Sussex +23 74 £368 +13.95% 12
Oxfordshire -6 73 £400 +31.14% 53
East Sussex -5 37 £375 +66.66% 30
Middlesex +11 18 £275 -26.66% 3
Sussex +2 2 £463 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 1112 (72.21%) C#
2 720 (46.75%) ASP.NET
3 579 (37.60%) SQL Server
4 571 (37.08%) JavaScript
5 519 (33.70%) MVC
6 512 (33.25%) HTML
7 507 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
8 490 (31.82%) SQL
9 429 (27.86%) Microsoft
10 396 (25.71%) CSS
11 299 (19.42%) jQuery
12 285 (18.51%) ASP.NET MVC
13 265 (17.21%) .NET Framework
14 260 (16.88%) TDD
15 249 (16.17%) Windows
16 243 (15.78%) Visual Studio
17 236 (15.32%) Scrum
18 229 (14.87%) Finance
19 218 (14.16%) AngularJS
20 217 (14.09%) Oracle
20 217 (14.09%) Web Services
21 214 (13.90%) WCF
22 158 (10.26%) HTML5
23 154 (10.00%) XML
24 153 (9.94%) Security Cleared
25 152 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
26 131 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
27 130 (8.44%) T-SQL
27 130 (8.44%) MS Excel
28 121 (7.86%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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
1 118 (7.66%) SharePoint
2 92 (5.97%) CMS
3 88 (5.71%) IIS
4 58 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
5 48 (3.12%) Umbraco
5 48 (3.12%) SharePoint 2013
6 33 (2.14%) Sitecore CMS
7 30 (1.95%) Node.js
8 15 (0.97%) Kentico
9 14 (0.91%) Apache
10 13 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.78%) WebLogic
11 12 (0.78%) SharePoint Server
12 8 (0.52%) WordPress
12 8 (0.52%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.39%) Lync
13 6 (0.39%) K2 blackpearl
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle Application Server
14 5 (0.32%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.32%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 130 (8.44%) MS Excel
2 50 (3.25%) MS Office
3 11 (0.71%) MS Visio
4 10 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.065%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.065%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.065%) MS Project
8 1 (0.065%) Pro/ENGINEER
Business Applications
1 50 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (1.04%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.32%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.19%) WebTrends
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.13%) AWD
7 2 (0.13%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.065%) Agresso
8 1 (0.065%) SAP SD
8 1 (0.065%) Magento
8 1 (0.065%) SmartPlant
8 1 (0.065%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 64 (4.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.30%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.65%) SaaS
3 10 (0.65%) Office 365
3 10 (0.65%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.19%) Adobe Analytics
4 3 (0.19%) GitHub
5 2 (0.13%) IaaS
5 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.065%) SuccessFactors
6 1 (0.065%) Yammer
6 1 (0.065%) Sage Pay
6 1 (0.065%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.065%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.47%) Internet
2 22 (1.43%) Intranet
3 19 (1.23%) SAN
4 17 (1.10%) TCP/IP
5 16 (1.04%) HTTP
6 14 (0.91%) LDAP
7 8 (0.52%) SSL
7 8 (0.52%) Firewall
8 7 (0.45%) VPN
9 5 (0.32%) DNS
9 5 (0.32%) LAN
9 5 (0.32%) WAN
9 5 (0.32%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.26%) SMS
11 3 (0.19%) Extranet
12 2 (0.13%) HTTPS
12 2 (0.13%) Network Security
13 1 (0.065%) OpenVPN
13 1 (0.065%) Unified Communications
13 1 (0.065%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (37.60%) SQL Server
2 114 (7.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 95 (6.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 80 (5.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 79 (5.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (4.94%) Oracle Database
7 53 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 52 (3.38%) Relational Database
9 48 (3.12%) MySQL
10 42 (2.73%) Oracle Database 11g
11 39 (2.53%) SQL Server 2005
12 32 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
13 31 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (1.69%) Oracle Reports
15 24 (1.56%) NoSQL
16 22 (1.43%) DB2
17 17 (1.10%) MongoDB
17 17 (1.10%) Big Data
18 15 (0.97%) Apache Cassandra
19 14 (0.91%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 243 (15.78%) Visual Studio
2 152 (9.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 78 (5.06%) Git (software)
4 64 (4.16%) Selenium
5 52 (3.38%) Subversion
6 47 (3.05%) NUnit
7 44 (2.86%) TeamCity
8 30 (1.95%) MSBuild
9 27 (1.75%) WebDriver
10 23 (1.49%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.36%) JIRA
12 18 (1.17%) SoapUI
13 17 (1.10%) HP UFT
14 16 (1.04%) ReSharper
14 16 (1.04%) SpecFlow
15 14 (0.91%) MSTest
16 11 (0.71%) JMeter
17 10 (0.65%) Fiddler
18 9 (0.58%) Cucumber
19 8 (0.52%) StyleCop
General
1 229 (14.87%) Finance
2 47 (3.05%) Marketing
3 40 (2.60%) Banking
4 34 (2.21%) Retail
5 23 (1.49%) Games
6 21 (1.36%) Telecoms
7 18 (1.17%) Military
8 14 (0.91%) Back Office
9 10 (0.65%) Automotive
9 10 (0.65%) Manufacturing
10 8 (0.52%) Electronics
10 8 (0.52%) German Language
11 7 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.45%) Legal
12 6 (0.39%) Publishing
13 5 (0.32%) Advertising
14 3 (0.19%) Law
14 3 (0.19%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.13%) Front Office
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 999 (64.87%) Developer
2 533 (34.61%) .NET Developer
3 320 (20.78%) C# Developer
4 251 (16.30%) C# .NET Developer
5 140 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
6 129 (8.38%) Analyst
7 105 (6.82%) Web Developer
8 102 (6.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 84 (5.45%) Architect
10 60 (3.90%) Senior Developer
11 53 (3.44%) Software Developer
12 48 (3.12%) Software Engineer
13 38 (2.47%) Consultant
14 35 (2.27%) Test Analyst
14 35 (2.27%) Front-End Developer
15 32 (2.08%) Programmer
16 30 (1.95%) Applications Packager
17 29 (1.88%) .NET Web Developer
17 29 (1.88%) Senior .NET Developer
17 29 (1.88%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 720 (46.75%) ASP.NET
2 512 (33.25%) HTML
3 396 (25.71%) CSS
4 299 (19.42%) jQuery
5 285 (18.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 265 (17.21%) .NET Framework
7 218 (14.16%) AngularJS
8 217 (14.09%) Web Services
9 214 (13.90%) WCF
10 158 (10.26%) HTML5
11 154 (10.00%) XML
12 131 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 116 (7.53%) Entity Framework
14 103 (6.69%) CSS3
14 103 (6.69%) WPF
15 77 (5.00%) KnockoutJS
16 72 (4.68%) Ajax
16 72 (4.68%) SOAP
17 71 (4.61%) REST
18 63 (4.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 52 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
2 29 (1.88%) Computer Science
3 28 (1.82%) User Experience
4 27 (1.75%) N-Tier
5 26 (1.69%) Mobile App
6 22 (1.43%) Data Structures
6 22 (1.43%) Client/Server
6 22 (1.43%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.23%) Inversion of Control
8 18 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 17 (1.10%) Data Integration
10 13 (0.84%) Social Media
11 12 (0.78%) Data Centre
12 11 (0.71%) Online Games
13 10 (0.65%) W3C
14 9 (0.58%) Clustering
14 9 (0.58%) iPhone
15 8 (0.52%) iSeries
15 8 (0.52%) GIS
16 6 (0.39%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 249 (16.17%) Windows
2 69 (4.48%) UNIX
3 61 (3.96%) Linux
4 44 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 41 (2.66%) Windows Server 2008
6 31 (2.01%) Windows Server 2012
7 21 (1.36%) Apple iOS
8 17 (1.10%) Android
9 16 (1.04%) Windows Server 2003
10 8 (0.52%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.39%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.39%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.26%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.26%) HPUX
13 3 (0.19%) MVS
14 2 (0.13%) Windows CE
14 2 (0.13%) Solaris
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.065%) Windows 2000
15 1 (0.065%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 519 (33.70%) MVC
2 507 (32.92%) Agile Software Development
3 260 (16.88%) TDD
4 236 (15.32%) Scrum
5 121 (7.86%) OO
6 117 (7.60%) Web Development
7 89 (5.78%) BDD
7 89 (5.78%) Software Engineering
8 86 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
9 84 (5.45%) CRM
10 80 (5.19%) E-Commerce
11 78 (5.06%) Unit Testing
12 77 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
13 76 (4.94%) SDLC
14 70 (4.55%) Project Management
15 62 (4.03%) Migration
16 54 (3.51%) Workflow
17 53 (3.44%) SOA
18 47 (3.05%) MVVM
19 46 (2.99%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1112 (72.21%) C#
2 571 (37.08%) JavaScript
3 490 (31.82%) SQL
4 130 (8.44%) T-SQL
5 116 (7.53%) Java
6 111 (7.21%) VB.NET
7 97 (6.30%) PowerShell
8 76 (4.94%) C++
9 71 (4.61%) VB
10 50 (3.25%) PL/SQL
11 42 (2.73%) PHP
12 34 (2.21%) VBScript
13 30 (1.95%) Python
14 24 (1.56%) VB6
14 24 (1.56%) C
15 23 (1.49%) Perl
16 14 (0.91%) VBA
16 14 (0.91%) Ruby
17 13 (0.84%) Objective-C
17 13 (0.84%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 153 (9.94%) Security Cleared
2 113 (7.34%) SC Cleared
3 58 (3.77%) Degree
4 50 (3.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 46 (2.99%) DV Cleared
6 41 (2.66%) ISTQB
7 34 (2.21%) ISEB
8 29 (1.88%) MCITP
8 29 (1.88%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 28 (1.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 22 (1.43%) Cisco Certification
11 11 (0.71%) CISSP
12 6 (0.39%) MCSD
12 6 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
12 6 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
13 5 (0.32%) MCTS
13 5 (0.32%) MCAD
14 4 (0.26%) MCDBA
14 4 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
15 3 (0.19%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.08%) QA
2 21 (1.36%) SLA
3 5 (0.32%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.19%) HL7
5 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.065%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.065%) Solvency II
System Software
1 33 (2.14%) Microsoft App-V
2 32 (2.08%) VMware Infrastructure
2 32 (2.08%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.52%) Hyper-V
4 6 (0.39%) ISA Server
5 5 (0.32%) vSphere
6 4 (0.26%) XenApp
7 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.19%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) Samba
9 1 (0.065%) Firmware
9 1 (0.065%) XenServer
9 1 (0.065%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 42 (2.73%) SCCM
2 12 (0.78%) Puppet
3 10 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
4 9 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.39%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.19%) SCOM
7 1 (0.065%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.065%) Nessus
7 1 (0.065%) Nmap
7 1 (0.065%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.065%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.065%) MOM
7 1 (0.065%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.065%) Control-M
7 1 (0.065%) Nagios
7 1 (0.065%) AppManager
7 1 (0.065%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.065%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.065%) Kibana
7 1 (0.065%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 429 (27.86%) Microsoft
2 217 (14.09%) Oracle
3 50 (3.25%) HP
4 39 (2.53%) VMware
5 36 (2.34%) Sitecore
6 28 (1.82%) Citrix
7 22 (1.43%) Cisco
8 18 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 18 (1.17%) Google
9 17 (1.10%) Telerik
10 16 (1.04%) SAP
11 14 (0.91%) Remedy
11 14 (0.91%) Tableau
12 13 (0.84%) IBM
13 11 (0.71%) Xamarin
14 10 (0.65%) Adobe
14 10 (0.65%) TIBCO
14 10 (0.65%) Capita
15 9 (0.58%) Twitter
15 9 (0.58%) Perforce
Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Ntrinsic Consulting
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
First Point
Rate: £500 - £650 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £330 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £420 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Hunter Charles
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £600 - £750 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Lawrence Harvey IT & Change
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
Venturi
Rate: £100.00 - £180 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £600 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day - 6 Months Contract
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 9 days ago