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 21 January 2017 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / South East
Rank 20 25 17
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 512 541 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 7.16% 6.50% 8.35%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.86% 24.52% 33.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 328 357 448
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £480 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 21 21
Median hourly rate £46.00 £47.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.15% +58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.33 £55.55 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
1838 2206 2325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 25.70% 26.51% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1100 1435 1366
Median daily rate £400 £375 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £297 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 68 45
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £25.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £18.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.94%

.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 21 January 2017.

.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 21 January 2017.

.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 21 January 2017. 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 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
Berkshire +19 121 £413 +3.12% 45
Hampshire -3 88 £389 +3.66% 72
Buckinghamshire +1 66 £394 +5.00% 32
Surrey -8 60 £400 -5.88% 47
Kent +1 59 £338 - 34
East Sussex +4 42 £358 +4.76% 15
Oxfordshire -1 35 £400 +20.75% 45
West Sussex +7 27 £400 +23.07% 19
Middlesex +13 11 £385 +10.00% 4
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, 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.

1 800 (72.66%) C#
2 438 (39.78%) SQL Server
3 422 (38.33%) ASP.NET
4 412 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
5 398 (36.15%) MVC
6 387 (35.15%) JavaScript
7 378 (34.33%) SQL
8 306 (27.79%) CSS
9 304 (27.61%) HTML
10 297 (26.98%) Microsoft
11 222 (20.16%) .NET Framework
12 215 (19.53%) Web Services
13 198 (17.98%) jQuery
14 181 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
15 170 (15.44%) AngularJS
16 169 (15.35%) XML
17 166 (15.08%) TDD
18 164 (14.90%) ASP.NET MVC
19 158 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
20 151 (13.71%) Windows
21 146 (13.26%) Web Development
22 137 (12.44%) Visual Studio
23 134 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
24 127 (11.53%) HTML5
24 127 (11.53%) Scrum
25 119 (10.81%) Entity Framework
26 117 (10.63%) Oracle
27 116 (10.54%) WCF
28 114 (10.35%) VB.NET
29 108 (9.81%) Finance

.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 73 (6.63%) CMS
2 65 (5.90%) IIS
3 61 (5.54%) SharePoint
4 39 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
5 30 (2.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 27 (2.45%) Umbraco
7 21 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
8 18 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
9 12 (1.09%) Apache
9 12 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
10 10 (0.91%) Tomcat
11 9 (0.82%) Jetty
11 9 (0.82%) nginx
12 8 (0.73%) Apache Solr
12 8 (0.73%) MS Exchange
13 6 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 4 (0.36%) K2 blackpearl
14 4 (0.36%) Kentico
14 4 (0.36%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.36%) SAS
Applications
1 90 (8.17%) MS Excel
2 24 (2.18%) MS Office
3 9 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.27%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.27%) MS Project
5 3 (0.27%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.091%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.091%) InVision
Business Applications
1 34 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
2 32 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 8 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
3 8 (0.73%) Remedy ITSM
4 6 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.18%) OpenText Process Suite
5 2 (0.18%) Oracle EBS R12
5 2 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.18%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.091%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.091%) Magento
6 1 (0.091%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.091%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.091%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 134 (12.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (4.27%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (1.54%) Office 365
4 12 (1.09%) PaaS
4 12 (1.09%) SaaS
5 7 (0.64%) Boomi
5 7 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.45%) IaaS
7 4 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.27%) GitHub
9 1 (0.091%) Adobe Analytics
9 1 (0.091%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.091%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.27%) Internet
2 9 (0.82%) DNS
2 9 (0.82%) Intranet
3 8 (0.73%) LAN
4 7 (0.64%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.45%) Extranet
5 5 (0.45%) SNMP
6 4 (0.36%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.36%) Network Security
7 3 (0.27%) WAN
8 2 (0.18%) DHCP
8 2 (0.18%) Firewall
8 2 (0.18%) HTTP
8 2 (0.18%) PuTTY
8 2 (0.18%) SSL
9 1 (0.091%) LTE
9 1 (0.091%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.091%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (0.091%) Skype
9 1 (0.091%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 438 (39.78%) SQL Server
2 78 (7.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 77 (6.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 66 (5.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 63 (5.72%) NoSQL
6 54 (4.90%) SQL Server 2012
7 30 (2.72%) MS Access
8 29 (2.63%) MongoDB
8 29 (2.63%) Relational Database
9 27 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 24 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 23 (2.09%) Oracle Database
12 17 (1.54%) Data Warehouse
13 15 (1.36%) MySQL
14 14 (1.27%) Big Data
15 12 (1.09%) DB2
15 12 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
16 11 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
17 10 (0.91%) Redis
Development Applications
1 181 (16.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 137 (12.44%) Visual Studio
3 82 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 69 (6.27%) Selenium
5 39 (3.54%) Octopus Deploy
6 35 (3.18%) SpecFlow
7 34 (3.09%) TeamCity
8 32 (2.91%) Grunt
9 25 (2.27%) Bower
9 25 (2.27%) Subversion
10 22 (2.00%) NUnit
11 21 (1.91%) NuGet
12 14 (1.27%) Gradle
12 14 (1.27%) JIRA
13 12 (1.09%) Eclipse
14 11 (1.00%) MSTest
14 11 (1.00%) WebDriver
15 10 (0.91%) Cucumber
15 10 (0.91%) Jenkins
15 10 (0.91%) MSBuild
General
1 108 (9.81%) Finance
2 57 (5.18%) Advertising
3 30 (2.72%) Retail
4 23 (2.09%) Back Office
5 20 (1.82%) Marketing
6 17 (1.54%) Publishing
7 14 (1.27%) Telecoms
8 13 (1.18%) Banking
8 13 (1.18%) Games
9 9 (0.82%) German Language
10 7 (0.64%) Legal
10 7 (0.64%) Manufacturing
11 6 (0.54%) Military
12 5 (0.45%) Automotive
12 5 (0.45%) French Language
12 5 (0.45%) Italian Language
12 5 (0.45%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.27%) Electronics
14 2 (0.18%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 833 (75.66%) Developer
2 465 (42.23%) .NET Developer
3 276 (25.07%) C# Developer
4 210 (19.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 92 (8.36%) SQL Developer
6 89 (8.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 68 (6.18%) Analyst
8 67 (6.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 66 (5.99%) JavaScript Developer
9 66 (5.99%) Software Developer
10 65 (5.90%) Senior Developer
11 59 (5.36%) Full Stack Developer
12 56 (5.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 47 (4.27%) Architect
13 47 (4.27%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
13 47 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
14 42 (3.81%) Web Developer
15 41 (3.72%) Sitecore Developer
16 38 (3.45%) Angular Developer
16 38 (3.45%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 422 (38.33%) ASP.NET
2 306 (27.79%) CSS
3 304 (27.61%) HTML
4 222 (20.16%) .NET Framework
5 215 (19.53%) Web Services
6 198 (17.98%) jQuery
7 170 (15.44%) AngularJS
8 169 (15.35%) XML
9 164 (14.90%) ASP.NET MVC
10 158 (14.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 127 (11.53%) HTML5
12 119 (10.81%) Entity Framework
13 116 (10.54%) WCF
14 77 (6.99%) CSS3
15 71 (6.45%) LINQ
16 66 (5.99%) REST
17 64 (5.81%) React
18 58 (5.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 57 (5.18%) Ajax
19 57 (5.18%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 40 (3.63%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (3.27%) Mobile App
3 33 (3.00%) N-Tier
4 23 (2.09%) Computer Science
5 21 (1.91%) Algorithms
5 21 (1.91%) User Experience
6 13 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
7 11 (1.00%) Management Information System
8 8 (0.73%) Data Centre
9 7 (0.64%) Client/Server
9 7 (0.64%) Mathematics
9 7 (0.64%) Replication
10 5 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 5 (0.45%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.36%) CMDB
11 4 (0.36%) iPhone
11 4 (0.36%) Mainframe
11 4 (0.36%) Online Games
12 3 (0.27%) AS400
12 3 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 151 (13.71%) Windows
2 33 (3.00%) Android
3 29 (2.63%) Linux
4 22 (2.00%) Windows Server
5 17 (1.54%) Unix
6 14 (1.27%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.45%) MVS
8 5 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.36%) Windows 7
9 4 (0.36%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.18%) Solaris
12 1 (0.091%) Kali Linux
12 1 (0.091%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.091%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 412 (37.42%) Agile Software Development
2 398 (36.15%) MVC
3 166 (15.08%) TDD
4 146 (13.26%) Web Development
5 127 (11.53%) Scrum
6 91 (8.27%) BDD
7 84 (7.63%) Continuous Integration
8 68 (6.18%) Front End Development
9 66 (5.99%) SDLC
10 58 (5.27%) Migration
11 57 (5.18%) CRM
12 54 (4.90%) DevOps
13 53 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 49 (4.45%) SOA
15 42 (3.81%) OO
15 42 (3.81%) OOP
15 42 (3.81%) Unit Testing
16 41 (3.72%) Multithreading
17 39 (3.54%) Business Intelligence
18 38 (3.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 800 (72.66%) C#
2 387 (35.15%) JavaScript
3 378 (34.33%) SQL
4 114 (10.35%) VB.NET
5 95 (8.63%) Java
6 89 (8.08%) T-SQL
7 69 (6.27%) C++
8 53 (4.81%) VB
9 41 (3.72%) PowerShell
10 31 (2.82%) Perl
11 30 (2.72%) Python
12 29 (2.63%) VBA
13 28 (2.54%) PHP
14 25 (2.27%) C
15 21 (1.91%) TypeScript
16 19 (1.73%) Apex Code
17 18 (1.63%) Scala
18 16 (1.45%) F#
18 16 (1.45%) VBScript
19 15 (1.36%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 89 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 78 (7.08%) SC Cleared
3 51 (4.63%) Degree
4 12 (1.09%) DV Cleared
4 12 (1.09%) ISTQB
4 12 (1.09%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.00%) ISEB
6 10 (0.91%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (0.27%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.27%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 2 (0.18%) BC Cleared
8 2 (0.18%) MCITP
8 2 (0.18%) MCSE
9 1 (0.091%) GPEN
9 1 (0.091%) GWAPT
9 1 (0.091%) OSCE
9 1 (0.091%) OSCP
9 1 (0.091%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.63%) QA
2 13 (1.18%) PCI DSS
3 10 (0.91%) SLA
4 4 (0.36%) SDET
5 2 (0.18%) Data Quality
5 2 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.091%) Actionable Recommendations
6 1 (0.091%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.091%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.091%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.091%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.64%) Docker
3 2 (0.18%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.091%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.091%) Time Sharing Option
4 1 (0.091%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.091%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.091%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (0.73%) Puppet
2 7 (0.64%) Ansible
2 7 (0.64%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 5 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (0.45%) WMI
4 4 (0.36%) SCOM
5 3 (0.27%) SCCM
6 1 (0.091%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.091%) Core Impact
6 1 (0.091%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.091%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.091%) HP SiteScope
6 1 (0.091%) Kibana
6 1 (0.091%) logstash
6 1 (0.091%) Mesos
6 1 (0.091%) Nessus
6 1 (0.091%) Nexpose
6 1 (0.091%) Nmap
6 1 (0.091%) Perfmon
Vendors
1 297 (26.98%) Microsoft
2 117 (10.63%) Oracle
3 68 (6.18%) Sitecore
4 39 (3.54%) Xamarin
5 20 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 16 (1.45%) ServiceNow
7 13 (1.18%) Citrix
7 13 (1.18%) Telerik
8 12 (1.09%) SAP
9 11 (1.00%) EPiServer
10 10 (0.91%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.82%) Ektron
11 9 (0.82%) Remedy
12 8 (0.73%) BMC
13 7 (0.64%) Dell
13 7 (0.64%) Google
13 7 (0.64%) Sophos
14 6 (0.54%) AppDynamics
14 6 (0.54%) HP
15 5 (0.45%) Cognos
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