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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / South East
Rank 22 26 13
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 502 562 851
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.72% 6.47% 8.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.19% 25.79% 35.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 337 392 493
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 27
Median hourly rate £43.00 £55.55 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.59% +85.16%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%

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
1917 2179 2376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.65% 25.10% 24.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1473 1369
Median daily rate £400 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £480 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 51 54
Median hourly rate £43.50 £47.83 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.05% +73.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £15.00 £17.13
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

.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 19 February 2017.

.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 19 February 2017.

.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 19 February 2017. 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 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 +22 114 £400 +8.10% 50
Hampshire +19 102 £375 +8.69% 88
Surrey -9 61 £380 -5.00% 60
Kent +3 60 £338 - 22
Buckinghamshire -15 49 £325 -13.33% 39
Oxfordshire +3 43 £350 +5.66% 37
East Sussex -1 31 £351 +1.81% 12
West Sussex +1 30 £400 +23.07% 29
Middlesex +6 9 £438 +25.00%
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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.

1 785 (73.64%) C#
2 433 (40.62%) SQL Server
3 410 (38.46%) ASP.NET
4 408 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
5 389 (36.49%) SQL
6 379 (35.55%) MVC
7 369 (34.62%) JavaScript
8 306 (28.71%) HTML
8 306 (28.71%) CSS
9 298 (27.95%) Microsoft
10 217 (20.36%) .NET Framework
11 209 (19.61%) Web Services
12 179 (16.79%) jQuery
13 171 (16.04%) AngularJS
14 170 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
15 164 (15.38%) XML
16 157 (14.73%) TDD
17 155 (14.54%) ASP.NET Web API
18 150 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
19 148 (13.88%) Web Development
20 133 (12.48%) Windows
21 131 (12.29%) Visual Studio
22 125 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
23 121 (11.35%) HTML5
24 114 (10.69%) VB.NET
24 114 (10.69%) WCF
25 111 (10.41%) Entity Framework
26 110 (10.32%) Oracle
27 107 (10.04%) Scrum
28 100 (9.38%) Finance

.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 73 (6.85%) CMS
2 62 (5.82%) SharePoint
3 59 (5.53%) IIS
4 37 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (2.81%) Umbraco
6 28 (2.63%) EPiServer
7 25 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.22%) SharePoint 2010
9 12 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (0.84%) Apache
10 9 (0.84%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 8 (0.75%) Tomcat
12 7 (0.66%) Jetty
13 6 (0.56%) nginx
14 5 (0.47%) Apache Solr
14 5 (0.47%) Kentico
14 5 (0.47%) SAS
15 3 (0.28%) ColdFusion
15 3 (0.28%) MQSeries
Applications
1 82 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.97%) MS Office
3 9 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.28%) MS Project
6 2 (0.19%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.19%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.094%) InVision
7 1 (0.094%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 42 (3.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 28 (2.63%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
4 4 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.19%) Oracle EBS R12
6 2 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
6 2 (0.19%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 2 (0.19%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.094%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.094%) Magento
7 1 (0.094%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.094%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.094%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 125 (11.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
3 18 (1.69%) PaaS
4 15 (1.41%) SaaS
5 12 (1.13%) IaaS
5 12 (1.13%) Office 365
6 7 (0.66%) Boomi
7 5 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 3 (0.28%) GitHub
10 2 (0.19%) Oracle CX
11 1 (0.094%) Amazon S3
11 1 (0.094%) Asana
11 1 (0.094%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.094%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.094%) Mailgun
11 1 (0.094%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.094%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (0.94%) Intranet
2 8 (0.75%) Internet
2 8 (0.75%) LAN
3 5 (0.47%) Extranet
4 4 (0.38%) Bluetooth
4 4 (0.38%) SSL
5 3 (0.28%) Firewall
5 3 (0.28%) HTTP
5 3 (0.28%) Network Security
5 3 (0.28%) WAN
6 2 (0.19%) DHCP
6 2 (0.19%) DNS
6 2 (0.19%) LDAP
6 2 (0.19%) NetScaler
6 2 (0.19%) SNMP
6 2 (0.19%) Wireless
7 1 (0.094%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (0.094%) LTE
7 1 (0.094%) Skype
7 1 (0.094%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 433 (40.62%) SQL Server
2 72 (6.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 67 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 61 (5.72%) NoSQL
5 51 (4.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 48 (4.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 32 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
8 27 (2.53%) MS Access
9 26 (2.44%) MongoDB
10 20 (1.88%) Relational Database
11 19 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
11 19 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 18 (1.69%) Oracle Database
13 16 (1.50%) SQL Server 2005
14 15 (1.41%) Big Data
15 12 (1.13%) DB2
15 12 (1.13%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.13%) Redis
16 11 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
17 9 (0.84%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 170 (15.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 131 (12.29%) Visual Studio
3 82 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 46 (4.32%) Octopus Deploy
4 46 (4.32%) Selenium
5 31 (2.91%) Grunt
5 31 (2.91%) TeamCity
6 26 (2.44%) NuGet
7 24 (2.25%) Bower
8 23 (2.16%) SpecFlow
9 21 (1.97%) Subversion
10 17 (1.59%) NUnit
11 15 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
12 14 (1.31%) Eclipse
12 14 (1.31%) MSTest
13 13 (1.22%) JIRA
13 13 (1.22%) Moq
13 13 (1.22%) webpack
14 12 (1.13%) Gradle
14 12 (1.13%) MSBuild
General
1 100 (9.38%) Finance
2 59 (5.53%) Advertising
3 23 (2.16%) Retail
4 21 (1.97%) Marketing
5 18 (1.69%) Publishing
6 17 (1.59%) Back Office
7 14 (1.31%) Banking
8 12 (1.13%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.94%) Games
10 8 (0.75%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.56%) Automotive
12 5 (0.47%) Electronics
13 4 (0.38%) German Language
13 4 (0.38%) Legal
14 2 (0.19%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.19%) Local Government
14 2 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
15 1 (0.094%) Dutch Language
15 1 (0.094%) Law
Job Titles
1 823 (77.20%) Developer
2 480 (45.03%) .NET Developer
3 281 (26.36%) C# Developer
4 221 (20.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 97 (9.10%) SQL Developer
6 92 (8.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 77 (7.22%) Software Developer
8 64 (6.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 62 (5.82%) JavaScript Developer
10 59 (5.53%) Analyst
11 58 (5.44%) Senior Developer
12 56 (5.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 53 (4.97%) Full Stack Developer
14 49 (4.60%) Architect
15 44 (4.13%) Senior .NET Developer
16 42 (3.94%) Web Developer
17 37 (3.47%) C# Software Developer
18 36 (3.38%) .NET Software Developer
19 35 (3.28%) Angular Developer
20 34 (3.19%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 410 (38.46%) ASP.NET
2 306 (28.71%) CSS
2 306 (28.71%) HTML
3 217 (20.36%) .NET Framework
4 209 (19.61%) Web Services
5 179 (16.79%) jQuery
6 171 (16.04%) AngularJS
7 164 (15.38%) XML
8 155 (14.54%) ASP.NET Web API
9 150 (14.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 121 (11.35%) HTML5
11 114 (10.69%) WCF
12 111 (10.41%) Entity Framework
13 77 (7.22%) CSS3
14 76 (7.13%) LINQ
15 68 (6.38%) REST
16 57 (5.35%) Ajax
16 57 (5.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 56 (5.25%) React
18 55 (5.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 38 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
1 38 (3.56%) Mobile App
2 28 (2.63%) Algorithms
3 26 (2.44%) User Experience
4 25 (2.35%) N-Tier
5 15 (1.41%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.03%) Management Information System
7 9 (0.84%) Client/Server
7 9 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (0.66%) Data Centre
8 7 (0.66%) Replication
9 6 (0.56%) AS400
10 5 (0.47%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.47%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.38%) Mathematics
11 4 (0.38%) Statistics
11 4 (0.38%) Visualisation
12 3 (0.28%) Clustering
12 3 (0.28%) PKI
12 3 (0.28%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 133 (12.48%) Windows
2 31 (2.91%) Android
3 29 (2.72%) Linux
4 22 (2.06%) Windows Server
5 12 (1.13%) Unix
6 11 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.56%) MVS
8 6 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.28%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.28%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.19%) Solaris
12 1 (0.094%) CentOS
12 1 (0.094%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.094%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 408 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 379 (35.55%) MVC
3 157 (14.73%) TDD
4 148 (13.88%) Web Development
5 107 (10.04%) Scrum
6 79 (7.41%) BDD
7 71 (6.66%) CRM
8 69 (6.47%) Continuous Integration
9 67 (6.29%) SDLC
10 59 (5.53%) Front End Development
11 55 (5.16%) Migration
12 49 (4.60%) DevOps
12 49 (4.60%) Software Engineering
12 49 (4.60%) Unit Testing
13 45 (4.22%) Multithreading
13 45 (4.22%) SOA
14 42 (3.94%) OO
15 39 (3.66%) OOP
16 36 (3.38%) Kanban
17 35 (3.28%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 785 (73.64%) C#
2 389 (36.49%) SQL
3 369 (34.62%) JavaScript
4 114 (10.69%) VB.NET
5 80 (7.50%) T-SQL
6 77 (7.22%) Java
7 52 (4.88%) VB
8 42 (3.94%) C++
9 28 (2.63%) Python
9 28 (2.63%) VBA
10 27 (2.53%) PowerShell
11 22 (2.06%) Perl
11 22 (2.06%) TypeScript
12 20 (1.88%) C
13 19 (1.78%) PHP
14 18 (1.69%) Apex Code
15 16 (1.50%) F#
16 12 (1.13%) Scala
17 8 (0.75%) Bash Shell
17 8 (0.75%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 88 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 75 (7.04%) SC Cleared
3 33 (3.10%) Degree
4 15 (1.41%) DV Cleared
5 13 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.94%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.56%) ISEB
8 4 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (0.28%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
10 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
10 2 (0.19%) MCITP
10 2 (0.19%) MCSE
11 1 (0.094%) CCNP
11 1 (0.094%) CCSP
11 1 (0.094%) CISA
11 1 (0.094%) CISSP
11 1 (0.094%) GIAC
11 1 (0.094%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (2.81%) QA
2 13 (1.22%) PCI DSS
3 5 (0.47%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.38%) SDET
4 4 (0.38%) SLA
5 2 (0.19%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.094%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (0.94%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.84%) Docker
3 2 (0.19%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.19%) vSphere
4 1 (0.094%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.094%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.094%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.094%) XenApp
4 1 (0.094%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (0.94%) Puppet
2 7 (0.66%) Ansible
2 7 (0.66%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 5 (0.47%) WMI
4 3 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.19%) SCCM
5 2 (0.19%) SCOM
6 1 (0.094%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.094%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.094%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.094%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.094%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.094%) Kibana
6 1 (0.094%) logstash
6 1 (0.094%) Marathon
6 1 (0.094%) Mesos
6 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.094%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.094%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 298 (27.95%) Microsoft
2 110 (10.32%) Oracle
3 62 (5.82%) Sitecore
4 44 (4.13%) Xamarin
5 20 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
6 18 (1.69%) Telerik
7 15 (1.41%) SAP
8 14 (1.31%) Citrix
9 12 (1.13%) ServiceNow
10 10 (0.94%) Google
11 7 (0.66%) Dell
11 7 (0.66%) Red Hat
11 7 (0.66%) Sophos
12 6 (0.56%) AppDynamics
12 6 (0.56%) HP
13 5 (0.47%) Pega
13 5 (0.47%) Remedy
14 4 (0.38%) Adobe
14 4 (0.38%) DevExpress
14 4 (0.38%) VMware
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