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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 12 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 746 899 765
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.53% 9.76% 9.26%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.95% 41.49% 36.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 483 571 453
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 8 23
Average hourly rate £37.62 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.95% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.15 £22.75 £23.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £135.00 £94.15 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
2335 2167 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 23.58% 23.53% 25.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1430 1271 1094
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 50 130
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.63 £18.70 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 6 May 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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -10 160 £350 -7.89% 80
Hampshire -19 119 £375 +15.38% 82
Buckinghamshire +10 117 £310 -4.61% 38
Surrey -11 98 £350 -9.67% 79
West Sussex +7 75 £400 +33.33% 21
Oxfordshire -18 56 £400 +23.07% 87
East Sussex -2 55 £288 -11.53% 34
Kent +3 51 £325 -20.73% 36
Middlesex +5 8 £300 +25.00% 1
Sussex -2 2 £250 - 1
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 1090 (70.05%) C#
2 772 (49.61%) ASP.NET
3 553 (35.54%) JavaScript
4 538 (34.58%) SQL Server
5 519 (33.35%) SQL
6 511 (32.84%) HTML
7 504 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
8 452 (29.05%) MVC
9 422 (27.12%) Microsoft
10 385 (24.74%) CSS
11 325 (20.89%) jQuery
12 289 (18.57%) Visual Studio
13 287 (18.44%) .NET Framework
14 280 (17.99%) Web Services
15 270 (17.35%) WCF
16 254 (16.32%) ASP.NET MVC
17 240 (15.42%) Scrum
18 229 (14.72%) Windows
19 224 (14.40%) Oracle
20 215 (13.82%) XML
21 206 (13.24%) Finance
21 206 (13.24%) TDD
22 181 (11.63%) AngularJS
23 163 (10.48%) Security Cleared
24 156 (10.03%) CMS
25 154 (9.90%) SharePoint
26 149 (9.58%) HTML5
27 144 (9.25%) VB.NET
28 141 (9.06%) Java
28 141 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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
1 156 (10.03%) CMS
2 154 (9.90%) SharePoint
3 118 (7.58%) IIS
4 66 (4.24%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (3.28%) SharePoint 2013
6 43 (2.76%) Sitecore CMS
7 40 (2.57%) SharePoint 2010
8 39 (2.51%) Kentico
9 36 (2.31%) Umbraco
10 29 (1.86%) Node.js
11 14 (0.90%) SharePoint Server
12 10 (0.64%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.51%) Apache
13 8 (0.51%) Sitefinity
14 7 (0.45%) Lync
15 6 (0.39%) Zimbra
16 5 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 5 (0.32%) Drupal
17 4 (0.26%) WebLogic
17 4 (0.26%) DNN
Applications
1 131 (8.42%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.63%) MS Office
3 26 (1.67%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 9 (0.58%) MS Visio
4 9 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.39%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.064%) MS Project
7 1 (0.064%) Simulink
7 1 (0.064%) ArcInfo
7 1 (0.064%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 66 (4.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 24 (1.54%) Oracle EBS
3 14 (0.90%) Dynamics AX
4 11 (0.71%) SmartPlant
5 6 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 6 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.13%) AWD
7 1 (0.064%) Magento
7 1 (0.064%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.064%) WebTrends
7 1 (0.064%) assyst
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle CRM
7 1 (0.064%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.064%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (3.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.48%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.03%) Office 365
4 12 (0.77%) SaaS
5 6 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.19%) Yammer
8 1 (0.064%) Boomi
8 1 (0.064%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.064%) PaaS
8 1 (0.064%) GitHub
8 1 (0.064%) IaaS
8 1 (0.064%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 39 (2.51%) Intranet
2 33 (2.12%) Internet
3 29 (1.86%) SAN
4 22 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 18 (1.16%) HTTP
6 13 (0.84%) LDAP
7 9 (0.58%) SSL
7 9 (0.58%) Firewall
8 7 (0.45%) DNS
9 3 (0.19%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.19%) Extranet
9 3 (0.19%) DHCP
9 3 (0.19%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.13%) Modbus
10 2 (0.13%) Profibus
10 2 (0.13%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.13%) FTP
10 2 (0.13%) VPN
10 2 (0.13%) Broadband
11 1 (0.064%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 538 (34.58%) SQL Server
2 106 (6.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (4.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 75 (4.82%) Oracle Database
5 68 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 67 (4.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 47 (3.02%) Relational Database
8 42 (2.70%) MySQL
9 32 (2.06%) SQL Server 2005
10 30 (1.93%) NoSQL
10 30 (1.93%) Oracle Reports
11 28 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (1.61%) MongoDB
13 19 (1.22%) Oracle Database 11g
14 17 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
14 17 (1.09%) Oracle Database 10g
15 16 (1.03%) DB2
16 13 (0.84%) MS Access
16 13 (0.84%) DB2 UDB
16 13 (0.84%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 289 (18.57%) Visual Studio
2 141 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 63 (4.05%) NUnit
4 61 (3.92%) Git (software)
5 51 (3.28%) Selenium
6 48 (3.08%) Subversion
7 39 (2.51%) JIRA
8 24 (1.54%) TeamCity
9 23 (1.48%) Jenkins
10 22 (1.41%) Axure RP
10 22 (1.41%) MSBuild
11 17 (1.09%) SpecFlow
12 16 (1.03%) WebDriver
12 16 (1.03%) MSTest
13 15 (0.96%) Moq
14 11 (0.71%) StyleCop
14 11 (0.71%) SoapUI
14 11 (0.71%) QuickTest Pro
15 10 (0.64%) ClearCase
15 10 (0.64%) CruiseControl
General
1 206 (13.24%) Finance
2 39 (2.51%) Banking
3 34 (2.19%) Marketing
4 29 (1.86%) Retail
5 28 (1.80%) Publishing
6 26 (1.67%) Telecoms
7 21 (1.35%) Games
8 11 (0.71%) Military
9 9 (0.58%) Advertising
10 8 (0.51%) Manufacturing
11 7 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 7 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.45%) Back Office
12 6 (0.39%) Electronics
12 6 (0.39%) Automotive
12 6 (0.39%) German Language
13 4 (0.26%) Law
13 4 (0.26%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.13%) Legal
14 2 (0.13%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 1023 (65.75%) Developer
2 494 (31.75%) .NET Developer
3 296 (19.02%) C# Developer
4 220 (14.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 147 (9.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 128 (8.23%) Analyst
7 106 (6.81%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 100 (6.43%) Architect
9 91 (5.85%) Web Developer
10 75 (4.82%) Senior Developer
11 57 (3.66%) Software Developer
12 49 (3.15%) SharePoint Developer
13 44 (2.83%) Programmer
14 38 (2.44%) Consultant
14 38 (2.44%) CMS Developer
15 32 (2.06%) Test Analyst
16 31 (1.99%) Project Manager
17 29 (1.86%) Software Engineer
17 29 (1.86%) Sitecore Developer
18 28 (1.80%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (49.61%) ASP.NET
2 511 (32.84%) HTML
3 385 (24.74%) CSS
4 325 (20.89%) jQuery
5 287 (18.44%) .NET Framework
6 280 (17.99%) Web Services
7 270 (17.35%) WCF
8 254 (16.32%) ASP.NET MVC
9 215 (13.82%) XML
10 181 (11.63%) AngularJS
11 149 (9.58%) HTML5
12 119 (7.65%) Entity Framework
13 109 (7.01%) Ajax
14 108 (6.94%) WPF
14 108 (6.94%) ASP.NET Web API
15 84 (5.40%) CSS3
16 71 (4.56%) KnockoutJS
17 67 (4.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 65 (4.18%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 62 (3.98%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 64 (4.11%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (3.98%) User Experience
3 42 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 31 (1.99%) Computer Science
5 30 (1.93%) Data Structures
6 28 (1.80%) N-Tier
7 25 (1.61%) W3C
8 21 (1.35%) Client/Server
9 20 (1.29%) Open Source
10 18 (1.16%) Web 2.0
11 16 (1.03%) Management Information System
12 15 (0.96%) Inversion of Control
12 15 (0.96%) Social Media
13 14 (0.90%) iPhone
14 13 (0.84%) Enterprise Software
15 10 (0.64%) SCADA
15 10 (0.64%) Clustering
16 8 (0.51%) Visualisation
17 7 (0.45%) Online Games
18 6 (0.39%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 229 (14.72%) Windows
2 62 (3.98%) UNIX
2 62 (3.98%) Linux
3 38 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 31 (1.99%) Windows 7
4 31 (1.99%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.80%) Windows Server 2003
6 25 (1.61%) Android
6 25 (1.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 8 (0.51%) Solaris
8 7 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.19%) MVS
11 2 (0.13%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 2000
11 2 (0.13%) AIX
12 1 (0.064%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 504 (32.39%) Agile Software Development
2 452 (29.05%) MVC
3 240 (15.42%) Scrum
4 206 (13.24%) TDD
5 127 (8.16%) OO
6 123 (7.90%) Web Development
7 99 (6.36%) CRM
8 78 (5.01%) Software Engineering
9 77 (4.95%) SOA
10 70 (4.50%) Project Management
11 69 (4.43%) Unit Testing
12 68 (4.37%) Content Management
12 68 (4.37%) Migration
13 65 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
14 61 (3.92%) OOP
14 61 (3.92%) Continuous Integration
14 61 (3.92%) BDD
15 53 (3.41%) MVVM
16 51 (3.28%) E-Commerce
17 45 (2.89%) Knowledge Management
Programming Languages
1 1090 (70.05%) C#
2 553 (35.54%) JavaScript
3 519 (33.35%) SQL
4 144 (9.25%) VB.NET
5 141 (9.06%) Java
6 124 (7.97%) T-SQL
7 85 (5.46%) PowerShell
8 69 (4.43%) C++
9 63 (4.05%) VB
10 49 (3.15%) PL/SQL
11 36 (2.31%) PHP
12 27 (1.74%) C
13 22 (1.41%) VB6
14 21 (1.35%) Ruby
15 20 (1.29%) VBScript
15 20 (1.29%) Objective-C
16 19 (1.22%) Python
17 18 (1.16%) XAML
18 15 (0.96%) X++
19 14 (0.90%) VBA
Qualifications
1 163 (10.48%) Security Cleared
2 125 (8.03%) SC Cleared
3 62 (3.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 58 (3.73%) ISTQB
5 56 (3.60%) Degree
6 45 (2.89%) DV Cleared
7 37 (2.38%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 36 (2.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 35 (2.25%) MCITP
10 33 (2.12%) ISEB
11 28 (1.80%) Cisco Certification
12 10 (0.64%) CISSP
13 7 (0.45%) MCTS
14 6 (0.39%) MCSD
14 6 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 5 (0.32%) MCAD
15 5 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
16 4 (0.26%) MCDBA
17 3 (0.19%) CCNA
17 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.25%) QA
2 12 (0.77%) SLA
3 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.13%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.13%) HL7
3 2 (0.13%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
System Software
1 23 (1.48%) Active Directory
2 18 (1.16%) Microsoft App-V
3 16 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (0.77%) ISA Server
5 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
6 7 (0.45%) Samba
6 7 (0.45%) vSphere
7 5 (0.32%) Forefront TMG
8 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.064%) Firmware
9 1 (0.064%) Terminal Server
9 1 (0.064%) XenApp
9 1 (0.064%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (1.35%) SCCM
2 17 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
3 13 (0.84%) Puppet
4 12 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.19%) SCOM
5 3 (0.19%) Nessus
5 3 (0.19%) Nmap
6 2 (0.13%) MOM
7 1 (0.064%) Control-M
7 1 (0.064%) Nagios
7 1 (0.064%) AppManager
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle RMAN
7 1 (0.064%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.064%) Tivoli
7 1 (0.064%) CORE IMPACT
7 1 (0.064%) Hyperic
7 1 (0.064%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.064%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 422 (27.12%) Microsoft
2 224 (14.40%) Oracle
3 60 (3.86%) Sitecore
4 59 (3.79%) HP
5 37 (2.38%) VMware
6 33 (2.12%) Google
7 30 (1.93%) Adobe
8 28 (1.80%) Cisco
9 24 (1.54%) OpenText
10 21 (1.35%) Citrix
11 19 (1.22%) RedDot
12 18 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
12 18 (1.16%) Ektron
13 16 (1.03%) Telerik
13 16 (1.03%) SAP
14 13 (0.84%) Xamarin
15 12 (0.77%) Capita
16 11 (0.71%) IBM
16 11 (0.71%) Remedy
17 10 (0.64%) Twitter
West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £400 - £410 Per Day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £417 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Slough, Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 23 hours ago
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £200 - £250 per day + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 350-425 a day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum + benefits, bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
Adamine
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 5 days ago
Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Maidenhead
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hastings, East Sussex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Oxford
People Source
Rate: £260 - £330 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Spectrum IT
Posted: 7 days ago
Oxfordshire
Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
West Sussex
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago