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 21 August 2014 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
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 10 12
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 805 896 896
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 8.65% 10.26% 9.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.91% 40.97% 39.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 509 461
Average daily rate
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£363 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £262 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 32
Average hourly rate £38.75 £39.38 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.58% +19.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £18.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £53.25 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.93%
.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
2306 2187 2285
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 24.77% 25.03% 23.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 1300 1231 1168
Average daily rate £350 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 59 79
Average hourly rate £32.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.72% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.73 £20.00 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 21 August 2014.

.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 August 2014.

.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 21 August 2014. 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 +9 217 £400 +6.66% 80
Hampshire -8 158 £365 +4.28% 87
Surrey -1 132 £375 - 89
Buckinghamshire -10 96 £373 -0.66% 47
East Sussex +6 54 £250 -28.57% 28
Oxfordshire +6 52 £300 -17.80% 50
Kent 0 49 £281 -19.64% 21
West Sussex -4 24 £315 -20.75% 25
Middlesex -5 9 £375 +15.38% 3
Isle of Wight - 8 £225 - 2
Thames Valley -1 1 £450 -
Sussex -1 1 - -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 1086 (65.66%) C#
2 858 (51.87%) ASP.NET
3 741 (44.80%) SQL Server
4 555 (33.56%) JavaScript
5 528 (31.92%) SQL
6 512 (30.96%) MVC
7 505 (30.53%) HTML
8 417 (25.21%) Microsoft
9 349 (21.10%) Oracle
10 347 (20.98%) Windows
11 313 (18.92%) WCF
12 287 (17.35%) CSS
13 285 (17.23%) ASP.NET MVC
14 282 (17.05%) Visual Studio
15 281 (16.99%) XML
16 255 (15.42%) Security Cleared
17 254 (15.36%) jQuery
18 252 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
19 247 (14.93%) .NET Framework
20 240 (14.51%) Scrum
21 235 (14.21%) Finance
22 233 (14.09%) Web Services
23 232 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
24 217 (13.12%) VB.NET
25 216 (13.06%) SC Cleared
26 201 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
27 195 (11.79%) Java
28 192 (11.61%) CRM
29 172 (10.40%) TDD
30 156 (9.43%) HP

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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
1 152 (9.19%) SharePoint
2 120 (7.26%) IIS
3 80 (4.84%) BizTalk Server
4 65 (3.93%) CMS
5 37 (2.24%) SharePoint Server
6 28 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 27 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
8 24 (1.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 23 (1.39%) WebSphere
10 12 (0.73%) Umbraco
11 11 (0.67%) ArcGIS
12 10 (0.60%) Documentum
12 10 (0.60%) Node.js
13 9 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.48%) Kentico
15 7 (0.42%) Apache
15 7 (0.42%) Oracle Spatial
16 6 (0.36%) IBM Notes
16 6 (0.36%) WebLogic
16 6 (0.36%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 120 (7.26%) MS Excel
2 68 (4.11%) MS Office
3 12 (0.73%) MS Project
4 9 (0.54%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.42%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.30%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.18%) AutoCAD
8 2 (0.12%) FastStats
8 2 (0.12%) SPSS
9 1 (0.060%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 70 (4.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 69 (4.17%) Oracle EBS
3 20 (1.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.73%) Oracle Applications
5 9 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
6 8 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
7 6 (0.36%) Oracle CRM
8 4 (0.24%) BusinessWorks
8 4 (0.24%) Magento
9 3 (0.18%) Oracle BPM
9 3 (0.18%) WebTrends
10 2 (0.12%) Exstream
10 2 (0.12%) Cordys
10 2 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
11 1 (0.060%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.060%) SAP IS-U
11 1 (0.060%) SAP SRM
11 1 (0.060%) LabWindows
11 1 (0.060%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 71 (4.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (1.45%) Office 365
3 17 (1.03%) SaaS
4 13 (0.79%) Amazon AWS
5 12 (0.73%) PaaS
6 11 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.36%) IaaS
7 6 (0.36%) Force.com
8 3 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.12%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.87%) TCP/IP
2 42 (2.54%) HTTPS
3 41 (2.48%) HTTP
4 31 (1.87%) DNS
5 29 (1.75%) Internet
6 28 (1.69%) SAN
7 27 (1.63%) SSL
8 22 (1.33%) LDAP
9 21 (1.27%) Firewall
10 12 (0.73%) Wireshark
11 10 (0.60%) VPN
12 9 (0.54%) FTP
13 8 (0.48%) Network Security
14 6 (0.36%) RTP
14 6 (0.36%) ATM
14 6 (0.36%) SSH
15 5 (0.30%) ISDN
15 5 (0.30%) VoIP
15 5 (0.30%) DHCP
16 4 (0.24%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 741 (44.80%) SQL Server
2 232 (14.03%) SQL Server 2008
3 101 (6.11%) SQL Server 2005
4 98 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
5 81 (4.90%) Oracle Database
5 81 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 76 (4.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 56 (3.39%) Oracle Reports
8 39 (2.36%) NoSQL
9 36 (2.18%) DTS
10 30 (1.81%) Relational Database
11 26 (1.57%) Data Warehouse
11 26 (1.57%) MySQL
12 24 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
13 23 (1.39%) SQL Server 2000
14 21 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 20 (1.21%) MongoDB
15 20 (1.21%) OLAP
16 18 (1.09%) Couchbase
17 17 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 282 (17.05%) Visual Studio
2 201 (12.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 89 (5.38%) QuickTest Pro
4 47 (2.84%) NUnit
5 42 (2.54%) Selenium
6 32 (1.93%) SoapUI
7 31 (1.87%) SpecFlow
7 31 (1.87%) Subversion
8 29 (1.75%) Git (software)
9 22 (1.33%) LoadRunner
10 21 (1.27%) Jenkins
11 16 (0.97%) Oracle APEX
12 15 (0.91%) WebDriver
13 14 (0.85%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.73%) TeamCity
15 11 (0.67%) MSBuild
16 10 (0.60%) JIRA
16 10 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 9 (0.54%) MSTest
18 7 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 235 (14.21%) Finance
2 50 (3.02%) Marketing
3 43 (2.60%) Telecoms
4 36 (2.18%) Manufacturing
5 32 (1.93%) Banking
6 22 (1.33%) Retail
6 22 (1.33%) Electronics
7 18 (1.09%) Back Office
8 12 (0.73%) Automotive
8 12 (0.73%) Publishing
8 12 (0.73%) Military
9 9 (0.54%) Legal
10 8 (0.48%) Games
11 7 (0.42%) Advertising
12 6 (0.36%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.36%) Billing
13 5 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 4 (0.24%) Front Office
15 3 (0.18%) Law
16 2 (0.12%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 940 (56.83%) Developer
2 507 (30.65%) .NET Developer
3 286 (17.29%) C# Developer
4 228 (13.78%) C# .NET Developer
5 172 (10.40%) Analyst
6 169 (10.22%) ASP.NET Developer
7 125 (7.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 99 (5.99%) Architect
9 98 (5.93%) Web Developer
10 86 (5.20%) Test Analyst
11 83 (5.02%) VB.NET Developer
12 74 (4.47%) Software Developer
13 65 (3.93%) Consultant
14 60 (3.63%) Senior Developer
15 57 (3.45%) Solutions Architect
16 54 (3.26%) Software Engineer
17 47 (2.84%) Test Manager
18 45 (2.72%) Tester
19 40 (2.42%) Project Manager
20 39 (2.36%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 858 (51.87%) ASP.NET
2 505 (30.53%) HTML
3 313 (18.92%) WCF
4 287 (17.35%) CSS
5 285 (17.23%) ASP.NET MVC
6 281 (16.99%) XML
7 254 (15.36%) jQuery
8 247 (14.93%) .NET Framework
9 233 (14.09%) Web Services
10 144 (8.71%) JSP
11 135 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 132 (7.98%) WPF
13 115 (6.95%) HTML5
14 99 (5.99%) SOAP
15 93 (5.62%) LINQ
16 86 (5.20%) Ajax
17 85 (5.14%) REST
18 81 (4.90%) XSLT
19 77 (4.66%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 64 (3.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 38 (2.30%) Mobile App
2 37 (2.24%) N-Tier
3 29 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 22 (1.33%) Management Information System
5 20 (1.21%) DTV
5 20 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
6 17 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
7 15 (0.91%) Open Source
8 13 (0.79%) GIS
9 12 (0.73%) iSeries
10 10 (0.60%) Statistics
10 10 (0.60%) Mathematics
11 7 (0.42%) Replication
11 7 (0.42%) Clustering
11 7 (0.42%) NHS
11 7 (0.42%) W3C
12 6 (0.36%) Blog
12 6 (0.36%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.30%) Life Science
13 5 (0.30%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 347 (20.98%) Windows
2 115 (6.95%) UNIX
3 89 (5.38%) Windows Server 2003
4 65 (3.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 60 (3.63%) Linux
6 45 (2.72%) Windows XP
7 34 (2.06%) Windows 2000
8 26 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 22 (1.33%) Apple iOS
10 17 (1.03%) Android
11 12 (0.73%) Windows NT
12 7 (0.42%) Windows 7
13 6 (0.36%) Windows 2000 Server
13 6 (0.36%) Windows 8
14 3 (0.18%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.12%) Oracle Linux
15 2 (0.12%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.12%) Windows Mobile
15 2 (0.12%) Mac OS X
15 2 (0.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 512 (30.96%) MVC
2 252 (15.24%) Agile Software Development
3 240 (14.51%) Scrum
4 192 (11.61%) CRM
5 172 (10.40%) TDD
6 130 (7.86%) Web Development
7 114 (6.89%) Workflow
7 114 (6.89%) SOA
8 109 (6.59%) OO
9 95 (5.74%) Test Automation
10 94 (5.68%) Continuous Integration
11 89 (5.38%) Software Engineering
11 89 (5.38%) BDD
12 80 (4.84%) Project Management
13 75 (4.53%) Test Scripting
14 70 (4.23%) Knowledge Management
15 59 (3.57%) E-Commerce
16 57 (3.45%) Migration
17 56 (3.39%) Unit Testing
18 55 (3.33%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1086 (65.66%) C#
2 555 (33.56%) JavaScript
3 528 (31.92%) SQL
4 217 (13.12%) VB.NET
5 195 (11.79%) Java
6 143 (8.65%) VB
7 129 (7.80%) T-SQL
8 56 (3.39%) PowerShell
9 54 (3.26%) C++
10 52 (3.14%) VBScript
11 47 (2.84%) PL/SQL
12 44 (2.66%) C
13 39 (2.36%) VB6
14 34 (2.06%) PHP
15 29 (1.75%) Python
16 17 (1.03%) Ruby
17 16 (0.97%) VBA
18 15 (0.91%) Perl
19 8 (0.48%) RPG
19 8 (0.48%) R
Qualifications
1 255 (15.42%) Security Cleared
2 216 (13.06%) SC Cleared
3 137 (8.28%) ISTQB
4 78 (4.72%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 73 (4.41%) Degree
6 60 (3.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 56 (3.39%) DV Cleared
8 48 (2.90%) Microsoft Certification
9 33 (2.00%) ISEB
10 27 (1.63%) Cisco Certification
11 22 (1.33%) MCITP
12 16 (0.97%) MCSE
13 11 (0.67%) CCNA
14 8 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
14 8 (0.48%) MCTS
15 6 (0.36%) ISEB Practitioner
16 5 (0.30%) CCVP
17 4 (0.24%) CISSP
17 4 (0.24%) CCNP
17 4 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 72 (4.35%) QA
2 16 (0.97%) SLA
3 11 (0.67%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.30%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.060%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 1 (0.060%) HL7
5 1 (0.060%) DICOM
System Software
1 24 (1.45%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.67%) Nmap
3 4 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.24%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.18%) vSphere
5 2 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.060%) XenApp
6 1 (0.060%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.060%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 1 (0.060%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 45 (2.72%) HP Quality Center
2 18 (1.09%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 17 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
4 11 (0.67%) Nessus
5 8 (0.48%) Puppet
6 6 (0.36%) SCCM
7 5 (0.30%) Vagrant
8 3 (0.18%) SCOM
9 2 (0.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.060%) Nagios
10 1 (0.060%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 1 (0.060%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 1 (0.060%) Salt
Vendors
1 417 (25.21%) Microsoft
2 349 (21.10%) Oracle
3 156 (9.43%) HP
4 49 (2.96%) SAP
5 32 (1.93%) Sitecore
6 31 (1.87%) Cisco
7 28 (1.69%) IBM
8 27 (1.63%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.39%) Metastorm
10 22 (1.33%) Citrix
11 19 (1.15%) ESRI
12 17 (1.03%) Telerik
13 13 (0.79%) Meridio
13 13 (0.79%) Siebel
14 12 (0.73%) VMware
15 11 (0.67%) JD Edwards
16 10 (0.60%) DevExpress
17 9 (0.54%) Adobe
18 8 (0.48%) Twitter
19 7 (0.42%) TIBCO
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