The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 28 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 41 31 40
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 6 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 1.63% 1.51% 1.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.20% 8.33% 5.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £42.94
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -4.51%
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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 Southampton region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
143 60 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 38.96% 18.07% 23.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 36 34
Average daily rate £365 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £438 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 4
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £22.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +79.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Southampton region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Southampton region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
3 5 (62.50%) TDD
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
3 5 (62.50%) BDD
4 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
4 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
5 3 (37.50%) Java
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
5 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
5 3 (37.50%) Python
5 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Subversion
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle Spatial
5 3 (37.50%) FitNesse
5 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
5 3 (37.50%) User Stories

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (12.50%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle Database
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (50.00%) SoapUI
1 4 (50.00%) SpecFlow
2 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (37.50%) Cucumber
2 3 (37.50%) Hudson
2 3 (37.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (37.50%) Subversion
2 3 (37.50%) FitNesse
3 1 (12.50%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Developer
2 3 (37.50%) .NET Developer
2 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
2 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Classic ASP Developer
3 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP Developer
4 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (75.00%) SOAP
3 5 (62.50%) Web Services
4 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 3 (37.50%) CSS
5 3 (37.50%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 2 (25.00%) Classic ASP
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) WinForms
7 1 (12.50%) WCF
7 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) TDD
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) BDD
2 4 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (50.00%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 2 (25.00%) MVC
4 2 (25.00%) OO
5 1 (12.50%) UML
5 1 (12.50%) OOD
5 1 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (12.50%) Pair Programming
5 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
5 1 (12.50%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (12.50%) Software Architecture
5 1 (12.50%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (12.50%) AOP
5 1 (12.50%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) SQL
3 3 (37.50%) Java
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft