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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 26 13 13
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 566 832 807
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.61% 8.72% 9.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.96% 35.85% 40.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 386 480 457
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 28 8
Average hourly rate £55.55 £31.25 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.76% -17.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £15.75 £19.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £39.75 £80.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
2180 2321 2013
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.46% 24.32% 23.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1460 1326 1088
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 54 65
Average hourly rate £46.25 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.16% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £18.50 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £57.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the South East region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(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
Surrey -7 117 £400 - 75
Buckinghamshire 0 94 £375 -3.22% 43
Hampshire -23 88 £350 -5.08% 100
Berkshire -21 85 £375 +1.69% 93
Kent 0 69 £338 -11.18% 43
East Sussex -4 39 £340 +4.61% 26
Oxfordshire +6 38 £338 -4.92% 45
West Sussex -7 22 £325 -17.46% 17
Middlesex -14 5 £350 - 1
Sussex 0 2 £328 -22.94%
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

1 970 (74.85%) C#
2 631 (48.69%) SQL Server
3 528 (40.74%) ASP.NET
4 506 (39.04%) JavaScript
5 495 (38.19%) MVC
6 440 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
7 428 (33.02%) HTML
8 403 (31.10%) SQL
9 380 (29.32%) Microsoft
10 361 (27.85%) CSS
11 286 (22.07%) .NET Framework
12 277 (21.37%) jQuery
13 268 (20.68%) AngularJS
13 268 (20.68%) Windows
14 260 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
15 224 (17.28%) TDD
16 190 (14.66%) Web Services
17 188 (14.51%) Visual Studio
18 179 (13.81%) Team Foundation Server
19 174 (13.43%) Security Cleared
20 170 (13.12%) Oracle
21 168 (12.96%) Entity Framework
22 166 (12.81%) HTML5
22 166 (12.81%) ASP.NET Web API
23 159 (12.27%) Finance
24 154 (11.88%) XML
25 153 (11.81%) WCF
26 141 (10.88%) SharePoint
27 136 (10.49%) Scrum
28 134 (10.34%) SC Cleared

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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
1 141 (10.88%) SharePoint
2 99 (7.64%) IIS
3 53 (4.09%) CMS
4 36 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
5 35 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
6 29 (2.24%) Node.js
7 23 (1.77%) Umbraco
8 22 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
9 20 (1.54%) Apache
10 19 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 12 (0.93%) WordPress
12 9 (0.69%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.62%) K2 blackpearl
13 8 (0.62%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.46%) Drupal
14 6 (0.46%) JBoss
14 6 (0.46%) MS Exchange
15 5 (0.39%) Joomla!
16 4 (0.31%) CICS
16 4 (0.31%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 90 (6.94%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.62%) MS Office
3 9 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.23%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.23%) MS Project
6 3 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.15%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.15%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.15%) GIMP
8 1 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
8 1 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
3 6 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.31%) SAP CRM
5 3 (0.23%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.15%) Dynamics GP
6 2 (0.15%) Magento
6 2 (0.15%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.15%) SmartPlant
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.077%) AWD
7 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.077%) Fredhopper
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.077%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.077%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (5.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (1.08%) Office 365
3 11 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.69%) SaaS
5 5 (0.39%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (0.31%) Google Tag Manager
7 3 (0.23%) GitHub
7 3 (0.23%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.15%) Force.com
8 2 (0.15%) IaaS
8 2 (0.15%) MailChimp
9 1 (0.077%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.077%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.077%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.077%) Google Compute Engine
9 1 (0.077%) PaaS
9 1 (0.077%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.077%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.85%) Intranet
2 17 (1.31%) TCP/IP
3 13 (1.00%) Firewall
3 13 (1.00%) SAN
4 12 (0.93%) DNS
5 11 (0.85%) FTP
5 11 (0.85%) HTTP
5 11 (0.85%) Internet
6 10 (0.77%) LDAP
6 10 (0.77%) Network Security
7 9 (0.69%) CTI
7 9 (0.69%) SMTP
8 6 (0.46%) ATM
8 6 (0.46%) DHCP
9 4 (0.31%) iSCSI
9 4 (0.31%) NAS
9 4 (0.31%) Skype
9 4 (0.31%) SSL
9 4 (0.31%) VPN
9 4 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 631 (48.69%) SQL Server
2 88 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 78 (6.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 65 (5.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 57 (4.40%) SQL Server 2012
6 45 (3.47%) Relational Database
7 42 (3.24%) Oracle Database
8 29 (2.24%) SQL Server 2005
9 27 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (1.85%) Oracle Database 11g
11 18 (1.39%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
12 16 (1.23%) Big Data
13 15 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
14 14 (1.08%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 13 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
16 12 (0.93%) MongoDB
16 12 (0.93%) NoSQL
17 10 (0.77%) OLAP
18 9 (0.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 188 (14.51%) Visual Studio
2 179 (13.81%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (5.32%) Selenium
4 63 (4.86%) Subversion
5 44 (3.40%) Git (software)
5 44 (3.40%) Jenkins
6 43 (3.32%) NUnit
7 36 (2.78%) Jasmine
8 33 (2.55%) HP UFT
9 32 (2.47%) Moq
10 28 (2.16%) SpecFlow
11 25 (1.93%) TeamCity
12 20 (1.54%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (1.54%) WebDriver
13 19 (1.47%) MSBuild
14 16 (1.23%) Oracle APEX
15 14 (1.08%) Cucumber
15 14 (1.08%) TortoiseSVN
16 12 (0.93%) JIRA
17 11 (0.85%) ReSharper
General
1 159 (12.27%) Finance
2 44 (3.40%) Banking
3 32 (2.47%) Marketing
4 26 (2.01%) Military
5 22 (1.70%) Retail
6 20 (1.54%) Telecoms
7 14 (1.08%) Manufacturing
8 10 (0.77%) Investment Banking
9 8 (0.62%) Electronics
10 7 (0.54%) Games
10 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
11 6 (0.46%) Advertising
12 5 (0.39%) Front Office
13 4 (0.31%) Back Office
14 3 (0.23%) Automotive
14 3 (0.23%) Billing
14 3 (0.23%) Law
14 3 (0.23%) Legal
14 3 (0.23%) Spanish Language
15 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 865 (66.74%) Developer
2 526 (40.59%) .NET Developer
3 406 (31.33%) C# Developer
4 308 (23.77%) C# .NET Developer
5 182 (14.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 163 (12.58%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 128 (9.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 110 (8.49%) SQL Developer
9 83 (6.40%) Analyst
10 76 (5.86%) Web Developer
11 70 (5.40%) JavaScript Developer
12 68 (5.25%) Angular Developer
13 63 (4.86%) Architect
14 59 (4.55%) Senior Developer
15 53 (4.09%) SharePoint Developer
16 50 (3.86%) .NET Web Developer
17 49 (3.78%) HTML Developer
18 46 (3.55%) Software Developer
19 44 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
19 44 (3.40%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 528 (40.74%) ASP.NET
2 428 (33.02%) HTML
3 361 (27.85%) CSS
4 286 (22.07%) .NET Framework
5 277 (21.37%) jQuery
6 268 (20.68%) AngularJS
7 260 (20.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 190 (14.66%) Web Services
9 168 (12.96%) Entity Framework
10 166 (12.81%) ASP.NET Web API
10 166 (12.81%) HTML5
11 154 (11.88%) XML
12 153 (11.81%) WCF
13 101 (7.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 90 (6.94%) CSS3
15 76 (5.86%) Ajax
16 65 (5.02%) REST
17 64 (4.94%) WPF
18 63 (4.86%) RESTful
19 62 (4.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (3.86%) Analytical Skills
2 41 (3.16%) N-Tier
3 33 (2.55%) User Experience
4 26 (2.01%) Computer Science
4 26 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (1.16%) Fintech
5 15 (1.16%) Management Information System
5 15 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 14 (1.08%) NHS
7 12 (0.93%) Mathematics
8 11 (0.85%) Data Integration
9 8 (0.62%) Clustering
10 7 (0.54%) Client/Server
10 7 (0.54%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (0.54%) Visualisation
11 6 (0.46%) Social Media
12 5 (0.39%) Data Centre
12 5 (0.39%) Mainframe
12 5 (0.39%) Social Network
13 4 (0.31%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 268 (20.68%) Windows
2 75 (5.79%) Windows Server
3 57 (4.40%) Windows Server 2008
4 41 (3.16%) Windows 7
5 39 (3.01%) Unix
6 35 (2.70%) Linux
7 32 (2.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 14 (1.08%) Android
9 14 (1.08%) Apple iOS
10 11 (0.85%) HPUX
11 7 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
12 6 (0.46%) Windows Vista
13 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.39%) zOS
14 3 (0.23%) CentOS
14 3 (0.23%) Debian
14 3 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.23%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.23%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 495 (38.19%) MVC
2 440 (33.95%) Agile Software Development
3 224 (17.28%) TDD
4 136 (10.49%) Scrum
5 105 (8.10%) OO
6 98 (7.56%) SDLC
7 92 (7.10%) CRM
8 89 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
9 83 (6.40%) Unit Testing
10 79 (6.10%) BDD
11 72 (5.56%) Software Engineering
12 70 (5.40%) Web Development
13 64 (4.94%) Workflow
14 62 (4.78%) SOA
15 59 (4.55%) Front End Development
16 52 (4.01%) E-Commerce
17 46 (3.55%) Project Management
18 45 (3.47%) Migration
19 44 (3.40%) Multithreading
20 40 (3.09%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 970 (74.85%) C#
2 506 (39.04%) JavaScript
3 403 (31.10%) SQL
4 118 (9.10%) PowerShell
5 97 (7.48%) VB.NET
6 80 (6.17%) Java
7 79 (6.10%) C++
8 76 (5.86%) T-SQL
9 61 (4.71%) VB
10 40 (3.09%) PHP
11 28 (2.16%) VBScript
12 27 (2.08%) Python
13 24 (1.85%) PL/SQL
13 24 (1.85%) XAML
14 18 (1.39%) C
15 16 (1.23%) Perl
16 14 (1.08%) Ruby
17 13 (1.00%) TypeScript
17 13 (1.00%) VBA
18 9 (0.69%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 174 (13.43%) Security Cleared
2 134 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 69 (5.32%) Degree
4 41 (3.16%) DV Cleared
5 36 (2.78%) Microsoft Certification
6 32 (2.47%) ISTQB
7 27 (2.08%) ISEB
8 25 (1.93%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.16%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 13 (1.00%) MCSD
11 10 (0.77%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.77%) ISEB Practitioner
11 10 (0.77%) MCITP
11 10 (0.77%) MCTS
12 8 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
12 8 (0.62%) MCSE
13 6 (0.46%) MCAD
14 5 (0.39%) CCNA
15 3 (0.23%) MCP
16 1 (0.077%) CCSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (2.93%) QA
2 7 (0.54%) Disclosure Scotland
2 7 (0.54%) SLA
3 5 (0.39%) HL7
4 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 2 (0.15%) SDET
6 1 (0.077%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 44 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 39 (3.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (1.23%) Microsoft App-V
4 7 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 5 (0.39%) VMware ESX
6 4 (0.31%) Time Sharing Option
7 3 (0.23%) XenServer
8 2 (0.15%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.077%) Docker
9 1 (0.077%) Oracle RAC
9 1 (0.077%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 22 (1.70%) SCCM
2 12 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.62%) SCOM
4 6 (0.46%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (0.39%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.39%) WSUS
6 4 (0.31%) OpenView
7 2 (0.15%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.077%) Oracle RMAN
8 1 (0.077%) vRealize
Vendors
1 380 (29.32%) Microsoft
2 170 (13.12%) Oracle
3 65 (5.02%) HP
4 44 (3.40%) Sitecore
4 44 (3.40%) VMware
5 26 (2.01%) Citrix
6 24 (1.85%) SAP
7 22 (1.70%) Telerik
8 19 (1.47%) IBM
9 12 (0.93%) ServiceNow
10 11 (0.85%) Google
10 11 (0.85%) Xamarin
11 10 (0.77%) Red Hat
12 9 (0.69%) Nintex
13 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
13 8 (0.62%) Twitter
14 7 (0.54%) Remedy
14 7 (0.54%) TIBCO
15 6 (0.46%) Cisco
15 6 (0.46%) NetApp
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