The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the South East region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 13 12
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 946 750 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 9.57% 8.83% 8.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.27% 37.04% 39.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 594 429 516
Average daily rate £360 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £261 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 29 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.35 £29.40 £19.51
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £171.50 £44.00 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
2292 2025 2364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.18% 23.84% 22.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1325 1059 1177
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 135 104
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £17.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
England

.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 16 April 2014.

.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 16 April 2014.

.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 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +2 237 £375 +11.94% 128
Hampshire +1 203 £328 -6.42% 91
Berkshire -12 176 £375 - 102
Buckinghamshire -9 85 £350 +12.00% 45
Oxfordshire +19 77 £325 -7.14% 78
East Sussex +1 51 £300 -25.00% 26
Kent +6 40 £375 +28.75% 50
West Sussex -4 31 £300 -22.58% 14
Thames Valley - 10 £450 -
Middlesex - 8 £240 - 1
Home Counties +1 2 £450 -
Isle of Wight - - - - 1
Sussex - - - - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1130 (64.50%) C#
2 838 (47.83%) ASP.NET
3 750 (42.81%) SQL Server
4 622 (35.50%) SQL
5 512 (29.22%) JavaScript
6 465 (26.54%) HTML
7 433 (24.71%) Microsoft
8 426 (24.32%) MVC
9 393 (22.43%) Windows
10 341 (19.46%) XML
11 338 (19.29%) Visual Studio
12 316 (18.04%) WCF
13 295 (16.84%) jQuery
14 277 (15.81%) Scrum
15 276 (15.75%) CSS
16 274 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
17 260 (14.84%) Oracle
18 252 (14.38%) Finance
19 249 (14.21%) SQL Server 2008
20 243 (13.87%) VB.NET
21 242 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
22 236 (13.47%) .NET Framework
23 221 (12.61%) TDD
24 219 (12.50%) Web Services
25 215 (12.27%) Security Cleared
26 198 (11.30%) SC Cleared
27 195 (11.13%) Team Foundation Server
28 188 (10.73%) Java
29 181 (10.33%) SharePoint
30 162 (9.25%) OO

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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
1 181 (10.33%) SharePoint
2 107 (6.11%) IIS
3 84 (4.79%) CMS
4 79 (4.51%) BizTalk Server
5 53 (3.03%) SharePoint 2010
6 38 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
7 36 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
8 30 (1.71%) WebSphere
8 30 (1.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 20 (1.14%) Umbraco
10 18 (1.03%) Apache
11 17 (0.97%) Kentico
12 15 (0.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 15 (0.86%) Node.js
13 13 (0.74%) Tomcat
14 12 (0.68%) WebLogic
15 11 (0.63%) MS Project Server
16 6 (0.34%) ArcGIS
16 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
17 5 (0.29%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 139 (7.93%) MS Excel
2 91 (5.19%) MS Office
3 17 (0.97%) MS Project
4 8 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.29%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.17%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.057%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.057%) ArcInfo
7 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.057%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 69 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 43 (2.45%) Oracle EBS
3 13 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
4 10 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
5 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 7 (0.40%) Magento
7 3 (0.17%) WebTrends
7 3 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 2 (0.11%) Exstream
8 2 (0.11%) SAP CRM
9 1 (0.057%) SAP APO
9 1 (0.057%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.057%) JDE World
Cloud Services
1 90 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 33 (1.88%) SaaS
3 13 (0.74%) Office 365
4 11 (0.63%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.34%) IaaS
5 6 (0.34%) PaaS
6 5 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
7 4 (0.23%) MailChimp
8 2 (0.11%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.057%) Force.com
9 1 (0.057%) Basecamp
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.08%) TCP/IP
2 34 (1.94%) Internet
3 30 (1.71%) Firewall
3 30 (1.71%) HTTPS
4 28 (1.60%) SSL
5 26 (1.48%) HTTP
5 26 (1.48%) DNS
6 20 (1.14%) SAN
7 18 (1.03%) Wireshark
8 15 (0.86%) Network Security
9 14 (0.80%) LDAP
10 13 (0.74%) LAN
11 12 (0.68%) VPN
12 10 (0.57%) Intranet
13 8 (0.46%) DHCP
13 8 (0.46%) WAN
14 6 (0.34%) CTI
15 5 (0.29%) TELNET
15 5 (0.29%) Kerberos
15 5 (0.29%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 750 (42.81%) SQL Server
2 249 (14.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 111 (6.34%) SQL Server 2005
4 108 (6.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 105 (5.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 103 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
7 64 (3.65%) MySQL
8 56 (3.20%) Oracle Database
9 40 (2.28%) Relational Database
10 38 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 36 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
12 32 (1.83%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 30 (1.71%) Oracle Reports
14 27 (1.54%) DTS
14 27 (1.54%) NoSQL
15 21 (1.20%) MongoDB
16 18 (1.03%) Couchbase
17 17 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
18 15 (0.86%) Big Data
19 14 (0.80%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 338 (19.29%) Visual Studio
2 195 (11.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 79 (4.51%) NUnit
4 52 (2.97%) Subversion
5 51 (2.91%) Selenium
6 48 (2.74%) QuickTest Pro
7 45 (2.57%) SpecFlow
8 35 (2.00%) Git (software)
9 31 (1.77%) SoapUI
10 28 (1.60%) MSTest
11 26 (1.48%) Jenkins
12 25 (1.43%) JIRA
13 18 (1.03%) LoadRunner
14 16 (0.91%) Hudson
15 15 (0.86%) TeamCity
16 14 (0.80%) Moq
16 14 (0.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 12 (0.68%) MSBuild
17 12 (0.68%) WebDriver
17 12 (0.68%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 252 (14.38%) Finance
2 49 (2.80%) Telecoms
3 45 (2.57%) Marketing
4 31 (1.77%) Banking
4 31 (1.77%) Retail
5 26 (1.48%) Games
6 20 (1.14%) Manufacturing
7 15 (0.86%) Publishing
8 14 (0.80%) Back Office
9 12 (0.68%) Military
9 12 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.63%) Electronics
11 9 (0.51%) Legal
12 7 (0.40%) Advertising
12 7 (0.40%) Automotive
13 5 (0.29%) Law
13 5 (0.29%) German Language
14 4 (0.23%) Italian Language
14 4 (0.23%) Spanish Language
14 4 (0.23%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 1088 (62.10%) Developer
2 586 (33.45%) .NET Developer
3 281 (16.04%) C# Developer
4 199 (11.36%) C# .NET Developer
5 172 (9.82%) Analyst
6 168 (9.59%) ASP.NET Developer
7 110 (6.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 93 (5.31%) VB.NET Developer
9 92 (5.25%) Architect
10 89 (5.08%) Software Developer
11 75 (4.28%) Web Developer
11 75 (4.28%) Senior Developer
12 71 (4.05%) Test Analyst
13 68 (3.88%) Software Engineer
14 67 (3.82%) Consultant
15 62 (3.54%) Programmer
16 58 (3.31%) Tester
17 49 (2.80%) Project Manager
18 40 (2.28%) Test Engineer
19 38 (2.17%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 838 (47.83%) ASP.NET
2 465 (26.54%) HTML
3 341 (19.46%) XML
4 316 (18.04%) WCF
5 295 (16.84%) jQuery
6 276 (15.75%) CSS
7 242 (13.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 236 (13.47%) .NET Framework
9 219 (12.50%) Web Services
10 145 (8.28%) WPF
11 123 (7.02%) HTML5
12 122 (6.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 103 (5.88%) Ajax
14 97 (5.54%) LINQ
15 92 (5.25%) SOAP
16 87 (4.97%) XSLT
17 79 (4.51%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 78 (4.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 77 (4.39%) JSP
20 76 (4.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 60 (3.42%) Mobile App
2 36 (2.05%) Computer Science
3 27 (1.54%) N-Tier
4 23 (1.31%) Inversion of Control
5 20 (1.14%) Client/Server
6 12 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 12 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (0.63%) IPTV
7 11 (0.63%) Visualisation
8 10 (0.57%) DTV
9 9 (0.51%) Clustering
9 9 (0.51%) Replication
10 8 (0.46%) Blog
10 8 (0.46%) W3C
11 7 (0.40%) EPoS
11 7 (0.40%) NHS
12 6 (0.34%) PKI
12 6 (0.34%) Statistics
12 6 (0.34%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.29%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 393 (22.43%) Windows
2 100 (5.71%) UNIX
3 86 (4.91%) Windows Server 2008
4 84 (4.79%) Linux
5 83 (4.74%) Windows Server 2003
6 60 (3.42%) Windows XP
7 55 (3.14%) Android
8 49 (2.80%) Apple iOS
9 41 (2.34%) Windows 2000
10 22 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 13 (0.74%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.51%) Windows Phone
13 8 (0.46%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.17%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.17%) Solaris
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
15 2 (0.11%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.11%) CentOS
15 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 426 (24.32%) MVC
2 277 (15.81%) Scrum
3 274 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
4 221 (12.61%) TDD
5 162 (9.25%) OO
6 154 (8.79%) CRM
7 134 (7.65%) Workflow
8 118 (6.74%) SOA
9 108 (6.16%) Software Engineering
10 103 (5.88%) Web Development
10 103 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
11 93 (5.31%) BDD
12 79 (4.51%) Software Testing
13 76 (4.34%) E-Commerce
14 75 (4.28%) Automated Testing
15 66 (3.77%) Unit Testing
16 65 (3.71%) Business Intelligence
16 65 (3.71%) OOP
17 64 (3.65%) Project Management
18 58 (3.31%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1130 (64.50%) C#
2 622 (35.50%) SQL
3 512 (29.22%) JavaScript
4 243 (13.87%) VB.NET
5 188 (10.73%) Java
6 136 (7.76%) T-SQL
7 106 (6.05%) VB
8 87 (4.97%) C++
9 61 (3.48%) PHP
10 52 (2.97%) PowerShell
11 48 (2.74%) VBA
12 37 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 36 (2.05%) C
14 33 (1.88%) VB6
15 25 (1.43%) Python
16 20 (1.14%) VBScript
17 16 (0.91%) Perl
18 10 (0.57%) Ruby
19 7 (0.40%) Scala
20 6 (0.34%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 215 (12.27%) Security Cleared
2 198 (11.30%) SC Cleared
3 84 (4.79%) ISTQB
4 60 (3.42%) Degree
5 39 (2.23%) ISEB
6 36 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
7 33 (1.88%) DV Cleared
8 11 (0.63%) MCSE
9 10 (0.57%) ITIL Certification
10 9 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
11 6 (0.34%) MCTS
11 6 (0.34%) MCITP
12 5 (0.29%) CCNA
13 3 (0.17%) CISSP
13 3 (0.17%) MCSD
13 3 (0.17%) CCVP
13 3 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
14 2 (0.11%) Six Sigma Green Belt
14 2 (0.11%) ISEB Practitioner
14 2 (0.11%) MCDBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (3.54%) QA
2 33 (1.88%) SLA
3 9 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.34%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.17%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.057%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.057%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (1.83%) Active Directory
2 17 (0.97%) Nmap
3 13 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (0.51%) Hyper-V
5 4 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
6 3 (0.17%) vSphere
6 3 (0.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (0.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 52 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 17 (0.97%) Nessus
3 12 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.63%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 8 (0.46%) Puppet
6 5 (0.29%) SCCM
7 4 (0.23%) BladeLogic
8 3 (0.17%) Foglight
8 3 (0.17%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.11%) HP SIM
9 2 (0.11%) SCOM
9 2 (0.11%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.057%) MOM
10 1 (0.057%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.057%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.057%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 433 (24.71%) Microsoft
2 260 (14.84%) Oracle
3 95 (5.42%) HP
4 40 (2.28%) Sitecore
5 32 (1.83%) SAP
6 28 (1.60%) VMware
7 21 (1.20%) JD Edwards
8 20 (1.14%) Cisco
9 19 (1.08%) Telerik
10 16 (0.91%) Ektron
11 14 (0.80%) Citrix
12 13 (0.74%) Metastorm
12 13 (0.74%) Twitter
13 12 (0.68%) JBoss
13 12 (0.68%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.63%) Zend
15 10 (0.57%) IBM
15 10 (0.57%) Red Hat
16 9 (0.51%) Remedy
17 8 (0.46%) ESRI
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