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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 21 14
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET 651 717 868
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.29% 7.61% 9.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.20% 29.88% 39.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 414 491 499
Median daily rate £390 £360 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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 £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 13
Median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £40.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.19 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
.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
2393 2400 2187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.82% 25.47% 23.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1533 1527 1239
Median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median 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 £525 £470 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 31 57
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.45 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £51.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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
Surrey +6 139 £400 - 58
Berkshire +16 138 £400 +6.66% 51
Hampshire +7 133 £388 +10.71% 80
Buckinghamshire -7 80 £350 +9.37% 35
East Sussex +10 41 £388 +23.01% 29
West Sussex -33 38 £400 +11.49% 9
Oxfordshire -21 33 £450 +12.50% 35
Kent -9 30 £375 +11.11% 27
Middlesex -8 13 £413 +50.00% 3
Sussex +3 4 £238 -20.83% 1
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 30 June 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.

1 926 (72.74%) C#
2 564 (44.30%) SQL Server
3 559 (43.91%) ASP.NET
4 544 (42.73%) JavaScript
5 514 (40.38%) MVC
6 453 (35.59%) SQL
7 427 (33.54%) HTML
8 406 (31.89%) Microsoft
9 403 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
10 369 (28.99%) CSS
11 309 (24.27%) ASP.NET MVC
12 279 (21.92%) jQuery
13 252 (19.80%) Windows
14 250 (19.64%) .NET Framework
15 221 (17.36%) AngularJS
16 200 (15.71%) Web Services
17 196 (15.40%) ASP.NET Web API
18 186 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
19 183 (14.38%) Web Development
20 177 (13.90%) TDD
21 174 (13.67%) XML
22 170 (13.35%) Visual Studio
22 170 (13.35%) HTML5
23 159 (12.49%) Finance
24 150 (11.78%) MS Excel
25 147 (11.55%) WCF
26 145 (11.39%) Security Cleared
27 141 (11.08%) CRM
28 140 (11.00%) Oracle
28 140 (11.00%) Entity Framework

.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
1 122 (9.58%) SharePoint
2 101 (7.93%) IIS
3 49 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
4 48 (3.77%) CMS
5 29 (2.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.34%) Apache
8 15 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (1.18%) WebSphere
9 14 (1.10%) Umbraco
10 12 (0.94%) WordPress
11 11 (0.86%) EPiServer CMS
11 11 (0.86%) WebLogic
12 10 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
13 9 (0.71%) MS Exchange
14 8 (0.63%) Drupal
15 7 (0.55%) JBoss
15 7 (0.55%) Joomla!
16 6 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
17 4 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 150 (11.78%) MS Excel
2 35 (2.75%) MS Office
3 12 (0.94%) MS Project
4 8 (0.63%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.31%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 66 (5.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.47%) Oracle EBS R12
3 5 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.24%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.16%) Magento
6 2 (0.16%) SAP IS-U
7 1 (0.079%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.079%) Endur
7 1 (0.079%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 135 (10.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.96%) Office 365
3 22 (1.73%) PaaS
4 18 (1.41%) IaaS
4 18 (1.41%) SaaS
5 15 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.31%) GitHub
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.16%) Amazon ELB
9 2 (0.16%) Azure Machine Learning
9 2 (0.16%) CloudFront
9 2 (0.16%) FinancialForce.com
9 2 (0.16%) Force.com
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
10 1 (0.079%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.83%) HTTP
2 35 (2.75%) DNS
3 30 (2.36%) Internet
4 24 (1.89%) SAN
5 23 (1.81%) VPN
6 20 (1.57%) DHCP
6 20 (1.57%) LDAP
7 18 (1.41%) TCP/IP
8 14 (1.10%) Firewall
8 14 (1.10%) Network Security
9 13 (1.02%) SMTP
9 13 (1.02%) SSL
10 11 (0.86%) IPsec
10 11 (0.86%) Kerberos
10 11 (0.86%) Software-Defined Networking
11 10 (0.79%) BGP
11 10 (0.79%) IPv6
12 9 (0.71%) LAN
12 9 (0.71%) WAN
13 8 (0.63%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 564 (44.30%) SQL Server
2 88 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 76 (5.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
5 46 (3.61%) NoSQL
6 44 (3.46%) SQL Server 2012
7 34 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 31 (2.44%) Relational Database
9 25 (1.96%) Oracle Database
10 22 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
11 21 (1.65%) MongoDB
12 17 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 15 (1.18%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
14 13 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
15 12 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (0.86%) Big Data
16 11 (0.86%) Oracle Database 10g
16 11 (0.86%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 186 (14.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 170 (13.35%) Visual Studio
3 76 (5.97%) Git (software)
4 59 (4.63%) Selenium
5 48 (3.77%) SpecFlow
6 41 (3.22%) NUnit
7 40 (3.14%) Subversion
8 29 (2.28%) Jenkins
9 28 (2.20%) Oracle APEX
10 26 (2.04%) JIRA
10 26 (2.04%) TeamCity
11 24 (1.89%) MSBuild
12 23 (1.81%) WebDriver
13 22 (1.73%) Octopus Deploy
14 21 (1.65%) Jasmine
15 20 (1.57%) HP UFT
16 15 (1.18%) LoadRunner
16 15 (1.18%) Moq
17 14 (1.10%) NuGet
18 13 (1.02%) Artifactory
General
1 159 (12.49%) Finance
2 36 (2.83%) Banking
3 29 (2.28%) Marketing
4 21 (1.65%) Military
5 19 (1.49%) Telecoms
6 18 (1.41%) Retail
7 13 (1.02%) Back Office
8 12 (0.94%) Advertising
8 12 (0.94%) German Language
8 12 (0.94%) Law
9 8 (0.63%) Electronics
9 8 (0.63%) French Language
9 8 (0.63%) Spanish Language
10 6 (0.47%) Automotive
10 6 (0.47%) Investment Banking
11 5 (0.39%) Games
11 5 (0.39%) Italian Language
11 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 849 (66.69%) Developer
2 509 (39.98%) .NET Developer
3 326 (25.61%) C# Developer
4 255 (20.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 163 (12.80%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 151 (11.86%) ASP.NET Developer
7 102 (8.01%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 99 (7.78%) SQL Developer
9 94 (7.38%) Architect
10 76 (5.97%) Senior Developer
11 66 (5.18%) JavaScript Developer
12 62 (4.87%) Web Developer
13 60 (4.71%) Consultant
14 58 (4.56%) Analyst
15 53 (4.16%) Senior .NET Developer
16 46 (3.61%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
17 45 (3.53%) SQL Server Developer
18 41 (3.22%) Full Stack Developer
19 40 (3.14%) Support Engineer
20 38 (2.99%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 559 (43.91%) ASP.NET
2 427 (33.54%) HTML
3 369 (28.99%) CSS
4 309 (24.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 279 (21.92%) jQuery
6 250 (19.64%) .NET Framework
7 221 (17.36%) AngularJS
8 200 (15.71%) Web Services
9 196 (15.40%) ASP.NET Web API
10 174 (13.67%) XML
11 170 (13.35%) HTML5
12 147 (11.55%) WCF
13 140 (11.00%) Entity Framework
14 93 (7.31%) CSS3
14 93 (7.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 73 (5.73%) WPF
16 70 (5.50%) KnockoutJS
17 62 (4.87%) Ajax
18 60 (4.71%) REST
19 55 (4.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 60 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.69%) Computer Science
3 39 (3.06%) N-Tier
4 30 (2.36%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (2.36%) Management Information System
5 26 (2.04%) User Experience
6 19 (1.49%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.34%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.34%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.18%) Digital Media
9 11 (0.86%) Client/Server
10 9 (0.71%) Clustering
10 9 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (0.63%) LPAR
12 6 (0.47%) Contactless
12 6 (0.47%) Fintech
12 6 (0.47%) iPad
12 6 (0.47%) W3C
13 5 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.39%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 252 (19.80%) Windows
2 71 (5.58%) Windows Server
3 54 (4.24%) Unix
4 53 (4.16%) Linux
5 24 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
6 23 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 16 (1.26%) Windows 7
8 13 (1.02%) Android
8 13 (1.02%) Apple iOS
9 11 (0.86%) Ubuntu
9 11 (0.86%) zOS
10 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.47%) Oracle Linux
12 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.31%) HPUX
13 4 (0.31%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.31%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.24%) Solaris
14 3 (0.24%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 514 (40.38%) MVC
2 403 (31.66%) Agile Software Development
3 183 (14.38%) Web Development
4 177 (13.90%) TDD
5 141 (11.08%) CRM
6 119 (9.35%) Scrum
7 103 (8.09%) SDLC
8 87 (6.83%) SOA
9 83 (6.52%) BDD
10 77 (6.05%) Migration
11 75 (5.89%) Software Engineering
12 65 (5.11%) Workflow
13 61 (4.79%) OO
14 59 (4.63%) DevOps
14 59 (4.63%) SOLID
15 58 (4.56%) E-Commerce
16 57 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
17 55 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
18 52 (4.08%) Waterfall
19 49 (3.85%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 926 (72.74%) C#
2 544 (42.73%) JavaScript
3 453 (35.59%) SQL
4 136 (10.68%) Java
5 108 (8.48%) T-SQL
6 103 (8.09%) PowerShell
7 91 (7.15%) VB.NET
8 90 (7.07%) VB
9 86 (6.76%) C++
10 74 (5.81%) PHP
11 53 (4.16%) VBScript
12 42 (3.30%) C
13 38 (2.99%) PL/SQL
14 25 (1.96%) Python
15 23 (1.81%) TypeScript
16 21 (1.65%) F#
17 19 (1.49%) Perl
18 18 (1.41%) VB6
19 16 (1.26%) Ruby
19 16 (1.26%) XAML
Qualifications
1 145 (11.39%) Security Cleared
2 116 (9.11%) SC Cleared
3 84 (6.60%) Degree
4 46 (3.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 34 (2.67%) DV Cleared
6 22 (1.73%) ISTQB
7 19 (1.49%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 17 (1.34%) Cisco Certification
9 16 (1.26%) ISEB
9 16 (1.26%) MCITP
10 12 (0.94%) MCSD
10 12 (0.94%) MCSE
11 11 (0.86%) MCTS
12 10 (0.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 9 (0.71%) CCNA
14 7 (0.55%) MCP
15 6 (0.47%) DBS Check
15 6 (0.47%) MCSA
16 4 (0.31%) MCAD
17 3 (0.24%) ISEB Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.04%) QA
2 16 (1.26%) SLA
3 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.16%) SDET
6 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
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%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 58 (4.56%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.57%) Hyper-V
2 20 (1.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (0.79%) VMware ESX
4 7 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
5 6 (0.47%) XenServer
6 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
7 3 (0.24%) Oracle RAC
8 2 (0.16%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.079%) Docker
9 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.079%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 19 (1.49%) SCOM
2 11 (0.86%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.71%) SCCM
3 9 (0.71%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.63%) SCOrch
4 8 (0.63%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 7 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
5 7 (0.55%) Puppet
6 6 (0.47%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 6 (0.47%) WSUS
7 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
8 4 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 3 (0.24%) SCVMM
10 2 (0.16%) Perfmon
11 1 (0.079%) Ansible
11 1 (0.079%) cPanel
11 1 (0.079%) Nagios
11 1 (0.079%) Scalr
Vendors
1 406 (31.89%) Microsoft
2 140 (11.00%) Oracle
3 52 (4.08%) HP
4 43 (3.38%) Sitecore
5 33 (2.59%) EPiServer
6 32 (2.51%) VMware
7 31 (2.44%) IBM
8 24 (1.89%) Red Hat
9 23 (1.81%) SAP
10 18 (1.41%) Telerik
11 16 (1.26%) Citrix
12 13 (1.02%) AppDynamics
13 10 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.79%) Siebel
13 10 (0.79%) Xamarin
14 8 (0.63%) Capita
14 8 (0.63%) Cisco
14 8 (0.63%) Dynatrace
14 8 (0.63%) Lumension
14 8 (0.63%) New Relic
Wokingham, Berkshire
83Zero
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Havant, Hampshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 1 hour ago
Brighton
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 300 p/day
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £280 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Weybridge, Surrey
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + expenses
Posted: Yesterday
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £001 - £340 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Capita Resourcing Ltd
Posted: 7 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton
Revolution Technology
Rate: £0 - £320 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Surrey
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Hampshire
Edward Carter Solutions
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Stafford-Sharp Associates
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