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 3 September 2015 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 13 9
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 817 819 943
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.26% 8.79% 10.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.70% 35.35% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 488 531
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -1.36%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £245 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.10 £28.00 £29.32
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £142.43 £47.30 £45.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
2577 2317 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 26.05% 24.87% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1691 1310 1311
Average daily rate £375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 41 58
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.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 3 September 2015.

.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 3 September 2015.

.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 3 September 2015. 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
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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
Berkshire -5 168 £400 +1.58% 86
Hampshire 0 152 £350 -1.75% 88
Buckinghamshire -1 112 £395 +5.33% 56
Surrey -11 101 £400 +6.66% 70
Kent +6 78 £338 +8.43% 51
West Sussex +8 76 £368 +16.66% 28
Oxfordshire +3 75 £393 +30.83% 70
East Sussex -6 45 £350 +25.56% 27
Middlesex +14 15 £288 -23.33% 2
Sussex +3 3 £575 - 3
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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 1073 (71.87%) C#
2 658 (44.07%) ASP.NET
3 589 (39.45%) SQL Server
4 551 (36.91%) JavaScript
5 522 (34.96%) MVC
6 517 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
7 502 (33.62%) HTML
8 483 (32.35%) SQL
9 434 (29.07%) Microsoft
10 396 (26.52%) CSS
11 283 (18.96%) jQuery
12 265 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 262 (17.55%) Windows
14 261 (17.48%) TDD
15 245 (16.41%) .NET Framework
16 223 (14.94%) Visual Studio
17 220 (14.74%) AngularJS
18 213 (14.27%) Finance
19 210 (14.07%) Oracle
20 207 (13.86%) Scrum
21 183 (12.26%) WCF
22 182 (12.19%) Web Services
23 172 (11.52%) Team Foundation Server
24 164 (10.98%) HTML5
25 154 (10.31%) Security Cleared
26 147 (9.85%) XML
27 131 (8.77%) T-SQL
28 127 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
29 122 (8.17%) MS Excel
30 120 (8.04%) SharePoint

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, 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
1 120 (8.04%) SharePoint
2 100 (6.70%) IIS
3 72 (4.82%) CMS
4 50 (3.35%) BizTalk Server
5 48 (3.22%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (2.88%) Umbraco
7 22 (1.47%) Apache
8 21 (1.41%) Node.js
9 20 (1.34%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (0.87%) K2 blackpearl
10 13 (0.87%) WebLogic
11 10 (0.67%) SharePoint 2010
11 10 (0.67%) Kentico
12 8 (0.54%) WordPress
13 7 (0.47%) Lync
13 7 (0.47%) WebSphere
13 7 (0.47%) MQSeries
14 6 (0.40%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.40%) JBoss
14 6 (0.40%) Oracle Application Server
Applications
1 122 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.75%) MS Office
3 7 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 6 (0.40%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
6 4 (0.27%) InfoPath
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.067%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.067%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.067%) Pro/ENGINEER
8 1 (0.067%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 45 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 18 (1.21%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 5 (0.33%) Adobe Campaign
6 4 (0.27%) SmartPlant
7 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
8 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.13%) AWD
8 2 (0.13%) Pivotal CRM
9 1 (0.067%) Agresso
9 1 (0.067%) SAP SD
9 1 (0.067%) Magento
9 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 75 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (1.27%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.80%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.60%) SaaS
5 6 (0.40%) Office 365
6 5 (0.33%) IaaS
7 3 (0.20%) Adobe Analytics
7 3 (0.20%) GitHub
8 2 (0.13%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.067%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.067%) PaaS
9 1 (0.067%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.067%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.067%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.81%) Internet
2 22 (1.47%) Intranet
2 22 (1.47%) SAN
3 21 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 18 (1.21%) HTTP
5 15 (1.00%) LDAP
5 15 (1.00%) DNS
6 13 (0.87%) VPN
6 13 (0.87%) Firewall
7 9 (0.60%) SSL
8 8 (0.54%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.47%) FTP
9 7 (0.47%) LAN
9 7 (0.47%) WAN
10 6 (0.40%) DHCP
11 5 (0.33%) Skype
12 4 (0.27%) WebEx
12 4 (0.27%) Structured Cabling
12 4 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (0.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 589 (39.45%) SQL Server
2 112 (7.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 82 (5.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 78 (5.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 78 (5.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 77 (5.16%) Oracle Database
6 59 (3.95%) Relational Database
7 51 (3.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 49 (3.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 48 (3.22%) SQL Server 2005
10 37 (2.48%) MySQL
11 34 (2.28%) Data Warehouse
12 30 (2.01%) Oracle Database 10g
13 25 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
13 25 (1.67%) DB2
14 22 (1.47%) Big Data
15 19 (1.27%) NoSQL
16 17 (1.14%) MongoDB
17 16 (1.07%) OLAP
18 14 (0.94%) DB2 UDB
Development Applications
1 223 (14.94%) Visual Studio
2 172 (11.52%) Team Foundation Server
3 69 (4.62%) Selenium
4 59 (3.95%) Git (software)
5 46 (3.08%) TeamCity
6 45 (3.01%) Subversion
7 36 (2.41%) NUnit
8 34 (2.28%) Jenkins
9 27 (1.81%) MSBuild
10 25 (1.67%) WebDriver
11 20 (1.34%) SoapUI
11 20 (1.34%) ReSharper
12 19 (1.27%) HP UFT
13 18 (1.21%) JIRA
14 16 (1.07%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 15 (1.00%) Fiddler
16 14 (0.94%) MSTest
16 14 (0.94%) SpecFlow
17 12 (0.80%) JMeter
18 11 (0.74%) Cucumber
General
1 213 (14.27%) Finance
2 45 (3.01%) Marketing
3 39 (2.61%) Banking
4 31 (2.08%) Retail
5 25 (1.67%) Telecoms
6 17 (1.14%) Military
7 15 (1.00%) Games
8 14 (0.94%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.80%) Back Office
10 10 (0.67%) Investment Banking
11 9 (0.60%) Electronics
12 8 (0.54%) Automotive
12 8 (0.54%) German Language
13 7 (0.47%) Legal
14 5 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.33%) Advertising
15 3 (0.20%) Financial Institution
15 3 (0.20%) Front Office
15 3 (0.20%) Law
15 3 (0.20%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 948 (63.50%) Developer
2 501 (33.56%) .NET Developer
3 297 (19.89%) C# Developer
4 229 (15.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 127 (8.51%) ASP.NET Developer
5 127 (8.51%) Analyst
6 105 (7.03%) Web Developer
7 93 (6.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 69 (4.62%) Architect
9 60 (4.02%) Senior Developer
10 51 (3.42%) Consultant
11 50 (3.35%) Software Engineer
12 48 (3.22%) Software Developer
13 42 (2.81%) Test Analyst
13 42 (2.81%) Front-End Developer
14 38 (2.55%) Programmer
15 35 (2.34%) Tester
16 33 (2.21%) Senior .NET Developer
17 29 (1.94%) SharePoint Developer
18 27 (1.81%) Applications Packager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 658 (44.07%) ASP.NET
2 502 (33.62%) HTML
3 396 (26.52%) CSS
4 283 (18.96%) jQuery
5 265 (17.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 245 (16.41%) .NET Framework
7 220 (14.74%) AngularJS
8 183 (12.26%) WCF
9 182 (12.19%) Web Services
10 164 (10.98%) HTML5
11 147 (9.85%) XML
12 127 (8.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 109 (7.30%) Entity Framework
14 106 (7.10%) CSS3
15 81 (5.43%) Ajax
16 79 (5.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 76 (5.09%) WPF
18 75 (5.02%) KnockoutJS
19 63 (4.22%) SOAP
20 61 (4.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (2.01%) N-Tier
3 28 (1.88%) Management Information System
4 26 (1.74%) User Experience
5 23 (1.54%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.41%) Client/Server
7 20 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
8 19 (1.27%) Data Structures
9 16 (1.07%) Data Integration
10 15 (1.00%) Data Centre
11 14 (0.94%) Inversion of Control
12 10 (0.67%) iSeries
12 10 (0.67%) Mobile App
12 10 (0.67%) Online Games
12 10 (0.67%) NHS
13 9 (0.60%) W3C
14 8 (0.54%) Social Media
15 7 (0.47%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.47%) Algorithms
15 7 (0.47%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 262 (17.55%) Windows
2 70 (4.69%) UNIX
3 65 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 59 (3.95%) Linux
5 53 (3.55%) Windows 7
6 44 (2.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 19 (1.27%) Windows Server 2003
8 17 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 10 (0.67%) Android
9 10 (0.67%) HPUX
10 9 (0.60%) Apple iOS
11 6 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 4 (0.27%) Windows NT
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Vista
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
12 4 (0.27%) Windows Phone
13 3 (0.20%) Windows CE
13 3 (0.20%) MVS
14 2 (0.13%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 1 (0.067%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 522 (34.96%) MVC
2 517 (34.63%) Agile Software Development
3 261 (17.48%) TDD
4 207 (13.86%) Scrum
5 117 (7.84%) OO
6 109 (7.30%) Continuous Integration
7 104 (6.97%) Web Development
8 96 (6.43%) BDD
9 87 (5.83%) SDLC
10 83 (5.56%) Unit Testing
11 79 (5.29%) Business Intelligence
12 78 (5.22%) CRM
13 75 (5.02%) Software Engineering
14 71 (4.76%) E-Commerce
15 69 (4.62%) Project Management
16 62 (4.15%) SOA
17 59 (3.95%) Workflow
18 58 (3.88%) Migration
19 56 (3.75%) OOP
20 46 (3.08%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 1073 (71.87%) C#
2 551 (36.91%) JavaScript
3 483 (32.35%) SQL
4 131 (8.77%) T-SQL
5 117 (7.84%) PowerShell
6 102 (6.83%) Java
7 96 (6.43%) VB.NET
8 91 (6.10%) C++
9 85 (5.69%) VB
10 44 (2.95%) VBScript
10 44 (2.95%) PHP
11 41 (2.75%) PL/SQL
12 34 (2.28%) Python
13 24 (1.61%) C
14 20 (1.34%) Perl
15 18 (1.21%) VB6
16 17 (1.14%) TypeScript
17 16 (1.07%) Ruby
18 12 (0.80%) C++/CLI
19 11 (0.74%) X++
Qualifications
1 154 (10.31%) Security Cleared
2 114 (7.64%) SC Cleared
3 52 (3.48%) Degree
4 45 (3.01%) DV Cleared
5 40 (2.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 40 (2.68%) ISTQB
6 34 (2.28%) ISEB
7 30 (2.01%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 27 (1.81%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 23 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
10 21 (1.41%) MCITP
11 11 (0.74%) CISSP
12 8 (0.54%) ISEB Practitioner
13 7 (0.47%) CCNA
14 6 (0.40%) MCSE
14 6 (0.40%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 4 (0.27%) MCSD
16 3 (0.20%) MCAD
16 3 (0.20%) MCDBA
17 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (2.14%) QA
2 21 (1.41%) SLA
3 7 (0.47%) HL7
3 7 (0.47%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.067%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (2.61%) VMware Infrastructure
2 38 (2.55%) Active Directory
3 30 (2.01%) Microsoft App-V
4 11 (0.74%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.47%) ISA Server
6 4 (0.27%) XenApp
7 3 (0.20%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.13%) vSphere
9 1 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.067%) vCloud
9 1 (0.067%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 36 (2.41%) SCCM
2 6 (0.40%) Oracle RMAN
2 6 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
2 6 (0.40%) Puppet
3 4 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.20%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (0.13%) SCOM
6 1 (0.067%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.067%) Control-M
6 1 (0.067%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.067%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.067%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.067%) Kibana
6 1 (0.067%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 434 (29.07%) Microsoft
2 210 (14.07%) Oracle
3 55 (3.68%) HP
4 49 (3.28%) VMware
5 35 (2.34%) Citrix
6 24 (1.61%) Telerik
7 23 (1.54%) Google
8 21 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 21 (1.41%) Cisco
9 20 (1.34%) SAP
10 17 (1.14%) Remedy
11 15 (1.00%) Twitter
12 14 (0.94%) Tableau
12 14 (0.94%) IBM
13 12 (0.80%) Infragistics
14 11 (0.74%) Salesforce.com
15 10 (0.67%) Capita
15 10 (0.67%) Adobe
16 9 (0.60%) Perforce
17 8 (0.54%) Marketo
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Amiqus
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Oxfordshire
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Buckinghamshire
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Rate: £350 - £450 per day
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Rate: £280 - £300 per day
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