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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 18 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 606 793 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 6.83% 8.29% 8.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.60% 31.69% 37.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 387 547 463
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £456 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
- +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 10 10
Median hourly rate £42.75 £43.75 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.28% +34.61%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.85 £40.00 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.90 £52.19 £59.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.60% +17.14%
.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
2367 2502 2157
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.68% 26.16% 23.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 1512 1590 1205
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 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 36 46
Median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £16.30 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £34.75
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +15.10%

.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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +7 141 £388 +10.71% 93
Surrey +5 140 £400 - 57
Berkshire -5 118 £394 +1.61% 60
Buckinghamshire -2 77 £350 -6.66% 26
West Sussex -23 36 £350 -4.76% 19
East Sussex +4 33 £330 -12.00% 25
Kent -10 28 £350 +3.70% 18
Oxfordshire -37 17 £400 - 26
Middlesex -10 9 £500 +81.81% 2
Sussex +1 4 £238 -48.64%
Isle of Wight - 3 £263 - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 942 (72.91%) C#
2 586 (45.36%) ASP.NET
3 570 (44.12%) SQL Server
4 549 (42.49%) JavaScript
5 529 (40.94%) MVC
6 462 (35.76%) SQL
7 438 (33.90%) HTML
8 413 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
9 403 (31.19%) Microsoft
10 378 (29.26%) CSS
11 309 (23.92%) ASP.NET MVC
12 283 (21.90%) jQuery
13 246 (19.04%) .NET Framework
14 244 (18.89%) Windows
15 219 (16.95%) AngularJS
16 217 (16.80%) Team Foundation Server
17 204 (15.79%) Web Services
18 189 (14.63%) XML
19 185 (14.32%) ASP.NET Web API
20 182 (14.09%) Web Development
20 182 (14.09%) Visual Studio
21 171 (13.24%) HTML5
22 163 (12.62%) TDD
23 156 (12.07%) Finance
24 155 (12.00%) MS Excel
25 154 (11.92%) Security Cleared
26 152 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
27 150 (11.61%) Java
28 146 (11.30%) WCF
29 145 (11.22%) Oracle

.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
1 127 (9.83%) SharePoint
2 97 (7.51%) IIS
3 57 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
4 55 (4.26%) CMS
5 30 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 27 (2.09%) SharePoint 2013
7 21 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (0.93%) Apache
8 12 (0.93%) WebSphere
9 11 (0.85%) EPiServer CMS
9 11 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 11 (0.85%) WebLogic
9 11 (0.85%) WordPress
10 10 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
10 10 (0.77%) MS Exchange
11 8 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
12 7 (0.54%) Drupal
12 7 (0.54%) JBoss
13 6 (0.46%) Joomla!
14 4 (0.31%) Confluence
Applications
1 155 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.55%) MS Office
3 12 (0.93%) MS Project
4 8 (0.62%) MS Visio
5 6 (0.46%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.31%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 65 (5.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.46%) Oracle EBS R12
3 4 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.15%) Magento
4 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.15%) SAP IS-U
5 1 (0.077%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.077%) Endur
5 1 (0.077%) Infor CRM
5 1 (0.077%) Oracle CRM
5 1 (0.077%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 152 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (2.01%) PaaS
3 25 (1.93%) Office 365
4 22 (1.70%) IaaS
5 20 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
6 13 (1.01%) SaaS
7 11 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 4 (0.31%) GitHub
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.15%) Amazon ELB
11 2 (0.15%) Azure Machine Learning
11 2 (0.15%) CloudFront
11 2 (0.15%) FinancialForce.com
12 1 (0.077%) Amazon CloudWatch
12 1 (0.077%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.077%) AWS CloudFormation
12 1 (0.077%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.71%) HTTP
2 31 (2.40%) Internet
3 30 (2.32%) DNS
4 27 (2.09%) SAN
5 21 (1.63%) VPN
6 20 (1.55%) TCP/IP
7 15 (1.16%) DHCP
8 14 (1.08%) Network Security
9 13 (1.01%) SSL
10 12 (0.93%) Firewall
10 12 (0.93%) LDAP
11 11 (0.85%) IPsec
11 11 (0.85%) Kerberos
11 11 (0.85%) Software-Defined Networking
12 10 (0.77%) BGP
12 10 (0.77%) IPv6
12 10 (0.77%) SMTP
13 9 (0.70%) LAN
13 9 (0.70%) SNMP
13 9 (0.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 570 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 88 (6.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 75 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 54 (4.18%) SQL Server 2008
5 49 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
6 42 (3.25%) NoSQL
7 37 (2.86%) Relational Database
8 35 (2.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 28 (2.17%) Oracle Database
10 27 (2.09%) Azure SQL Database
11 25 (1.93%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.47%) RDBMS
13 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 17 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
15 15 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
16 14 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.01%) Oracle Reports
18 12 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
19 11 (0.85%) Big Data
20 10 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 217 (16.80%) Team Foundation Server
2 182 (14.09%) Visual Studio
3 81 (6.27%) Git (software)
4 71 (5.50%) Selenium
5 51 (3.95%) SpecFlow
6 41 (3.17%) NUnit
7 31 (2.40%) Subversion
8 30 (2.32%) Jenkins
9 29 (2.24%) Oracle APEX
10 26 (2.01%) HP UFT
10 26 (2.01%) WebDriver
11 25 (1.93%) JIRA
11 25 (1.93%) TeamCity
12 24 (1.86%) MSBuild
13 21 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
14 19 (1.47%) Jasmine
15 18 (1.39%) Moq
16 16 (1.24%) LoadRunner
17 14 (1.08%) MSTest
17 14 (1.08%) NuGet
General
1 156 (12.07%) Finance
2 32 (2.48%) Marketing
3 31 (2.40%) Banking
4 19 (1.47%) Military
4 19 (1.47%) Telecoms
5 16 (1.24%) Retail
6 13 (1.01%) German Language
7 12 (0.93%) Back Office
7 12 (0.93%) Law
8 10 (0.77%) Advertising
9 9 (0.70%) French Language
9 9 (0.70%) Spanish Language
10 8 (0.62%) Electronics
11 7 (0.54%) Investment Banking
12 6 (0.46%) Italian Language
12 6 (0.46%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.39%) Automotive
13 5 (0.39%) Games
14 4 (0.31%) Front Office
14 4 (0.31%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 854 (66.10%) Developer
2 496 (38.39%) .NET Developer
3 342 (26.47%) C# Developer
4 266 (20.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 161 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 148 (11.46%) ASP.NET Developer
7 107 (8.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 97 (7.51%) SQL Developer
9 94 (7.28%) Architect
10 72 (5.57%) Senior Developer
11 67 (5.19%) JavaScript Developer
12 66 (5.11%) Consultant
13 63 (4.88%) Web Developer
14 58 (4.49%) Analyst
15 46 (3.56%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
15 46 (3.56%) Senior .NET Developer
16 43 (3.33%) SQL Server Developer
17 41 (3.17%) Full Stack Developer
18 40 (3.10%) CRM Developer
18 40 (3.10%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 586 (45.36%) ASP.NET
2 438 (33.90%) HTML
3 378 (29.26%) CSS
4 309 (23.92%) ASP.NET MVC
5 283 (21.90%) jQuery
6 246 (19.04%) .NET Framework
7 219 (16.95%) AngularJS
8 204 (15.79%) Web Services
9 189 (14.63%) XML
10 185 (14.32%) ASP.NET Web API
11 171 (13.24%) HTML5
12 146 (11.30%) WCF
13 137 (10.60%) Entity Framework
14 99 (7.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 92 (7.12%) CSS3
16 75 (5.80%) WPF
17 74 (5.73%) KnockoutJS
18 67 (5.19%) REST
19 64 (4.95%) Ajax
20 59 (4.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 59 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.72%) Computer Science
3 40 (3.10%) N-Tier
4 32 (2.48%) Management Information System
5 30 (2.32%) Enterprise Software
6 24 (1.86%) User Experience
7 17 (1.32%) Data Centre
7 17 (1.32%) Mathematics
7 17 (1.32%) Public Cloud
8 15 (1.16%) Digital Media
9 11 (0.85%) Client/Server
9 11 (0.85%) Clustering
10 9 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
11 8 (0.62%) LPAR
12 6 (0.46%) Contactless
12 6 (0.46%) iPad
12 6 (0.46%) W3C
13 5 (0.39%) Algorithms
13 5 (0.39%) Mobile App
13 5 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 244 (18.89%) Windows
2 73 (5.65%) Windows Server
3 54 (4.18%) Unix
4 51 (3.95%) Linux
5 28 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (2.09%) Windows Server 2008
7 16 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 12 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 12 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
9 11 (0.85%) Android
10 10 (0.77%) Ubuntu
11 8 (0.62%) zOS
12 6 (0.46%) Oracle Linux
12 6 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.31%) Windows CE
13 4 (0.31%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.23%) HPUX
14 3 (0.23%) Solaris
14 3 (0.23%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 529 (40.94%) MVC
2 413 (31.97%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (14.09%) Web Development
4 163 (12.62%) TDD
5 136 (10.53%) CRM
6 130 (10.06%) Scrum
7 112 (8.67%) SDLC
8 100 (7.74%) SOA
9 86 (6.66%) BDD
10 81 (6.27%) Migration
11 71 (5.50%) SOLID
12 68 (5.26%) Software Engineering
13 63 (4.88%) Business Intelligence
13 63 (4.88%) DevOps
14 62 (4.80%) OO
15 60 (4.64%) Workflow
16 58 (4.49%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (4.49%) E-Commerce
17 56 (4.33%) Data Protection
17 56 (4.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 942 (72.91%) C#
2 549 (42.49%) JavaScript
3 462 (35.76%) SQL
4 150 (11.61%) Java
5 116 (8.98%) T-SQL
6 107 (8.28%) PowerShell
7 93 (7.20%) VB.NET
8 91 (7.04%) C++
9 88 (6.81%) VB
10 69 (5.34%) PHP
11 64 (4.95%) VBScript
12 41 (3.17%) C
13 40 (3.10%) PL/SQL
14 26 (2.01%) F#
14 26 (2.01%) Python
15 21 (1.63%) TypeScript
16 19 (1.47%) VB6
17 15 (1.16%) Perl
17 15 (1.16%) XAML
18 14 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 154 (11.92%) Security Cleared
2 127 (9.83%) SC Cleared
3 86 (6.66%) Degree
4 45 (3.48%) Microsoft Certification
5 32 (2.48%) DV Cleared
6 25 (1.93%) ISTQB
7 21 (1.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 20 (1.55%) ISEB
9 18 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (1.16%) MCITP
11 14 (1.08%) MCSE
12 13 (1.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 10 (0.77%) CCNA
13 10 (0.77%) MCSD
13 10 (0.77%) MCTS
14 8 (0.62%) MCP
15 7 (0.54%) DBS Check
16 6 (0.46%) MCSA
17 4 (0.31%) ISEB Practitioner
18 3 (0.23%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (2.09%) QA
2 17 (1.32%) SLA
3 4 (0.31%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.15%) SDET
6 1 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.077%) HL7
6 1 (0.077%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.077%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.077%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 48 (3.72%) Active Directory
2 20 (1.55%) Hyper-V
3 14 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.54%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
6 4 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (0.23%) Oracle RAC
7 3 (0.23%) XenServer
8 2 (0.15%) Firmware
8 2 (0.15%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.077%) Docker
9 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.077%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (1.32%) SCOM
2 11 (0.85%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 8 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.62%) Puppet
4 8 (0.62%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 5 (0.39%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (0.31%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 3 (0.23%) SCCM
7 3 (0.23%) SCOrch
7 3 (0.23%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.15%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.077%) Ansible
9 1 (0.077%) cPanel
9 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 1 (0.077%) Nagios
9 1 (0.077%) Scalr
9 1 (0.077%) WSUS
Vendors
1 403 (31.19%) Microsoft
2 145 (11.22%) Oracle
3 51 (3.95%) Sitecore
4 49 (3.79%) HP
5 35 (2.71%) EPiServer
6 31 (2.40%) IBM
7 26 (2.01%) VMware
8 21 (1.63%) Red Hat
9 20 (1.55%) SAP
10 19 (1.47%) AppDynamics
11 14 (1.08%) Telerik
12 13 (1.01%) Dynatrace
12 13 (1.01%) New Relic
13 12 (0.93%) Citrix
14 10 (0.77%) Siebel
15 9 (0.70%) Cisco
16 8 (0.62%) Capita
16 8 (0.62%) Lumension
16 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
16 8 (0.62%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
SBC Recruitment
Posted: 11 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 20 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Havant
aap3
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 6 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
West Sussex
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wallington, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Cobham, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
Brighton
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 7 days ago
Redhill, Surrey
Fintrax
Rate: Negotiable Day Rate
Posted: 4 days ago
West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Reco Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £43,000 per annum Plus Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxfordshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £430.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Coal IT Services
Rate: £50,000 per annum + Bonus and Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Surrey
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 20 days ago
Surrey
Edward Carter Solutions
Rate: Excellent
Posted: 24 days ago