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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 18 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 624 786 771
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.45% 7.92% 8.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.62% 30.97% 35.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 381 549 472
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +23.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £29.90 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £119.87 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
.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
2344 2538 2197
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 27.98% 25.57% 24.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 1451 1693 1266
Median daily rate £390 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 54 35
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.87 £17.50 £15.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 28 September 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 28 September 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 28 September 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
Hampshire +6 138 £380 +8.57% 77
Berkshire -9 118 £381 -7.57% 47
Surrey +9 109 £378 -5.62% 71
Buckinghamshire -1 63 £356 -10.93% 30
Oxfordshire -23 56 £406 +8.33% 44
East Sussex -2 51 £350 - 18
West Sussex -7 48 £350 -4.76% 15
Kent -8 34 £338 - 27
Middlesex -4 4 £500 +66.66% 2
M4 Corridor -8 1 - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 940 (74.02%) C#
2 580 (45.67%) ASP.NET
3 549 (43.23%) SQL Server
4 497 (39.13%) JavaScript
5 479 (37.72%) MVC
6 443 (34.88%) SQL
7 430 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
8 411 (32.36%) HTML
9 357 (28.11%) Microsoft
10 351 (27.64%) CSS
11 256 (20.16%) jQuery
12 249 (19.61%) .NET Framework
13 248 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 245 (19.29%) Team Foundation Server
15 244 (19.21%) Web Services
16 230 (18.11%) Windows
17 193 (15.20%) Visual Studio
18 192 (15.12%) XML
19 179 (14.09%) AngularJS
20 175 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
21 173 (13.62%) Web Development
22 165 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
23 163 (12.83%) Java
24 162 (12.76%) Scrum
25 159 (12.52%) TDD
26 151 (11.89%) Security Cleared
27 149 (11.73%) WCF
28 148 (11.65%) HTML5
29 147 (11.57%) Oracle
30 135 (10.63%) SC Cleared

.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
1 101 (7.95%) SharePoint
2 92 (7.24%) IIS
3 88 (6.93%) CMS
4 51 (4.02%) BizTalk Server
5 49 (3.86%) Sitecore CMS
6 29 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
7 26 (2.05%) Umbraco
8 20 (1.57%) SharePoint 2010
9 19 (1.50%) Elasticsearch
10 15 (1.18%) Apache
10 15 (1.18%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.87%) EPiServer CMS
12 9 (0.71%) Jetty
12 9 (0.71%) nginx
12 9 (0.71%) Tomcat
12 9 (0.71%) WebLogic
13 8 (0.63%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.63%) WordPress
14 6 (0.47%) Drupal
15 5 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 134 (10.55%) MS Excel
2 19 (1.50%) MS Office
3 12 (0.94%) MS Project
4 7 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
5 4 (0.31%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.24%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 52 (4.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.63%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
5 5 (0.39%) AWD
6 4 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
6 4 (0.31%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.16%) OpenText Process Suite
7 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.079%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.079%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.079%) Magento
8 1 (0.079%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 165 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (3.46%) Amazon AWS
3 28 (2.20%) Office 365
4 24 (1.89%) PaaS
5 17 (1.34%) IaaS
6 13 (1.02%) SaaS
7 10 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
9 5 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.24%) GitHub
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.079%) Adobe Analytics
12 1 (0.079%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.91%) Internet
2 25 (1.97%) SAN
3 23 (1.81%) HTTP
4 20 (1.57%) DNS
5 15 (1.18%) Network Security
6 14 (1.10%) Kerberos
7 13 (1.02%) TCP/IP
8 10 (0.79%) VPN
9 9 (0.71%) LAN
10 7 (0.55%) SNMP
10 7 (0.55%) WAN
11 6 (0.47%) DHCP
11 6 (0.47%) SSL
12 5 (0.39%) IPsec
12 5 (0.39%) Software-Defined Networking
13 4 (0.31%) BGP
13 4 (0.31%) Firewall
13 4 (0.31%) Intranet
13 4 (0.31%) IPv6
13 4 (0.31%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 549 (43.23%) SQL Server
2 90 (7.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 72 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (5.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 65 (5.12%) SQL Server 2008
6 49 (3.86%) NoSQL
7 46 (3.62%) Relational Database
8 39 (3.07%) MongoDB
9 37 (2.91%) Oracle Database
10 29 (2.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (2.20%) Azure SQL Database
12 23 (1.81%) RDBMS
13 19 (1.50%) Oracle Reports
14 18 (1.42%) SQL Server 2014
15 17 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
16 13 (1.02%) MySQL
17 12 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
18 11 (0.87%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 11 (0.87%) MS Access
18 11 (0.87%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 245 (19.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 193 (15.20%) Visual Studio
3 106 (8.35%) Selenium
4 105 (8.27%) Git (software)
5 67 (5.28%) SpecFlow
6 37 (2.91%) NUnit
7 36 (2.83%) Oracle APEX
8 35 (2.76%) Subversion
9 27 (2.13%) HP UFT
9 27 (2.13%) WebDriver
10 23 (1.81%) TeamCity
11 21 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
12 19 (1.50%) NuGet
13 18 (1.42%) Grunt
13 18 (1.42%) Jenkins
13 18 (1.42%) JIRA
14 17 (1.34%) Bower
15 16 (1.26%) Jasmine
15 16 (1.26%) MSBuild
16 15 (1.18%) Cucumber
General
1 122 (9.61%) Finance
2 31 (2.44%) Marketing
3 24 (1.89%) Military
4 23 (1.81%) Retail
5 19 (1.50%) Advertising
5 19 (1.50%) Back Office
5 19 (1.50%) Banking
6 17 (1.34%) Telecoms
7 16 (1.26%) German Language
8 13 (1.02%) Publishing
9 12 (0.94%) French Language
9 12 (0.94%) Spanish Language
10 10 (0.79%) Games
10 10 (0.79%) Italian Language
11 9 (0.71%) Law
12 5 (0.39%) Legal
12 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
13 4 (0.31%) Electronics
14 3 (0.24%) Automotive
15 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 875 (68.90%) Developer
2 493 (38.82%) .NET Developer
3 307 (24.17%) C# Developer
4 235 (18.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 131 (10.31%) ASP.NET Developer
6 103 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 84 (6.61%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 82 (6.46%) SQL Developer
9 68 (5.35%) Architect
10 65 (5.12%) Analyst
10 65 (5.12%) Senior Developer
11 57 (4.49%) Consultant
12 56 (4.41%) Web Developer
13 55 (4.33%) Full Stack Developer
14 52 (4.09%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 51 (4.02%) JavaScript Developer
15 51 (4.02%) Sitecore Developer
16 47 (3.70%) Tester
17 44 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
18 39 (3.07%) Automation Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 580 (45.67%) ASP.NET
2 411 (32.36%) HTML
3 351 (27.64%) CSS
4 256 (20.16%) jQuery
5 249 (19.61%) .NET Framework
6 248 (19.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 244 (19.21%) Web Services
8 192 (15.12%) XML
9 179 (14.09%) AngularJS
10 175 (13.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 149 (11.73%) WCF
12 148 (11.65%) HTML5
13 125 (9.84%) Entity Framework
14 83 (6.54%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 80 (6.30%) KnockoutJS
16 78 (6.14%) Ajax
17 75 (5.91%) Node.js
18 68 (5.35%) CSS3
18 68 (5.35%) REST
19 63 (4.96%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 56 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (3.31%) N-Tier
3 38 (2.99%) Computer Science
4 27 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
4 27 (2.13%) Management Information System
5 23 (1.81%) User Experience
6 21 (1.65%) Mobile App
7 19 (1.50%) Data Centre
8 16 (1.26%) Digital Media
9 14 (1.10%) Mathematics
10 8 (0.63%) Clustering
10 8 (0.63%) LPAR
11 6 (0.47%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.47%) NHS
11 6 (0.47%) Online Games
11 6 (0.47%) Public Cloud
11 6 (0.47%) Replication
12 5 (0.39%) Algorithms
12 5 (0.39%) AS400
13 4 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 230 (18.11%) Windows
2 63 (4.96%) Windows Server
3 45 (3.54%) Linux
4 42 (3.31%) Unix
5 30 (2.36%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (1.81%) Android
7 22 (1.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 10 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 10 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 9 (0.71%) Windows 7
10 9 (0.71%) Windows Mobile
11 6 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
12 4 (0.31%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.31%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.31%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.16%) HPUX
14 2 (0.16%) Windows NT
14 2 (0.16%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 479 (37.72%) MVC
2 430 (33.86%) Agile Software Development
3 173 (13.62%) Web Development
4 162 (12.76%) Scrum
5 159 (12.52%) TDD
6 115 (9.06%) CRM
7 103 (8.11%) BDD
8 92 (7.24%) Migration
9 86 (6.77%) Continuous Integration
9 86 (6.77%) SOA
10 81 (6.38%) SDLC
11 65 (5.12%) DevOps
11 65 (5.12%) Front End Development
12 63 (4.96%) OO
13 61 (4.80%) Software Engineering
14 60 (4.72%) SOLID
15 58 (4.57%) Data Protection
16 54 (4.25%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (3.94%) Kanban
18 47 (3.70%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 940 (74.02%) C#
2 497 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 443 (34.88%) SQL
4 163 (12.83%) Java
5 117 (9.21%) C++
6 113 (8.90%) T-SQL
7 106 (8.35%) VB.NET
8 88 (6.93%) PowerShell
9 78 (6.14%) VB
10 68 (5.35%) PHP
11 51 (4.02%) VBScript
12 37 (2.91%) C
13 35 (2.76%) Perl
14 34 (2.68%) PL/SQL
14 34 (2.68%) Python
15 32 (2.52%) F#
16 29 (2.28%) TypeScript
17 19 (1.50%) VB6
18 17 (1.34%) Bash Shell
18 17 (1.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 151 (11.89%) Security Cleared
2 135 (10.63%) SC Cleared
3 79 (6.22%) Degree
4 27 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.97%) ISTQB
6 24 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 21 (1.65%) ISEB
8 16 (1.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 15 (1.18%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 14 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
11 10 (0.79%) CCNA
11 10 (0.79%) DBS Check
12 8 (0.63%) MCP
13 7 (0.55%) MCSE
14 5 (0.39%) ISEB Practitioner
14 5 (0.39%) MCITP
15 4 (0.31%) MCTS
16 2 (0.16%) GIAC
16 2 (0.16%) MCAD
16 2 (0.16%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (3.39%) QA
2 22 (1.73%) SLA
3 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.079%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.079%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.079%) HL7
6 1 (0.079%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.079%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.079%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.079%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.079%) SDET
System Software
1 26 (2.05%) Active Directory
2 13 (1.02%) Hyper-V
3 8 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (0.39%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (0.39%) VMware ESX
5 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.16%) Firmware
6 2 (0.16%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.16%) XenServer
7 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.079%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (0.87%) HP Quality Center
1 11 (0.87%) SCOM
2 8 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 7 (0.55%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 6 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.47%) Puppet
5 5 (0.39%) SCCM
6 4 (0.31%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
7 3 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.16%) Ansible
8 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.079%) AirWatch
9 1 (0.079%) Core Impact
9 1 (0.079%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.079%) Nessus
9 1 (0.079%) Nexpose
9 1 (0.079%) Nmap
9 1 (0.079%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 357 (28.11%) Microsoft
2 147 (11.57%) Oracle
3 72 (5.67%) Sitecore
4 36 (2.83%) EPiServer
5 30 (2.36%) HP
6 27 (2.13%) Xamarin
7 20 (1.57%) IBM
8 18 (1.42%) AppDynamics
9 16 (1.26%) VMware
10 15 (1.18%) DevExpress
10 15 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
11 13 (1.02%) Citrix
11 13 (1.02%) Dynatrace
11 13 (1.02%) New Relic
12 11 (0.87%) Red Hat
13 10 (0.79%) Cognos
13 10 (0.79%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.79%) Telerik
14 9 (0.71%) Remedy
15 8 (0.63%) BMC
Farnham, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Venturi
Rate: £400 - £475 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 18 hours ago
Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 13 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £100 - £110 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £700 per week
Posted: Yesterday
Egham, Surrey
Canary Wharf and City
Rate: Up to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: £600 day or to £110K for permanent
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £ excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £excellent
Posted: 5 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
V2
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day then up to £60,000 perm after 6 months
Posted: 16 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
The Rank Group plc
Rate: Competitive salary
Posted: 22 days ago