The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 6 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 33 22 19
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 18 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.19% 5.37% 4.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.33% 20.45% 16.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 13 5
Average daily rate
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£383 £313 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.48% -7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £224 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £462 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £170.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +466.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.85%
.NET
Hampshire

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
137 88 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 33.83% 26.27% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 60 25
Average daily rate £350 £300 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -27.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -5.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 22 (56.41%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
3 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
4 13 (33.33%) Java
4 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (30.77%) MVC
6 10 (25.64%) HTML
6 10 (25.64%) Degree
7 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.95%) Web Services
8 7 (17.95%) Scrum
8 7 (17.95%) Finance
8 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
9 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
9 6 (15.38%) ERP
9 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
9 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
9 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
9 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
9 6 (15.38%) Turkish Language
9 6 (15.38%) Banking
10 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Management
10 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
10 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
10 5 (12.82%) CSS
10 5 (12.82%) JSP

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 5 (12.82%) CMS
2 4 (10.26%) Umbraco
3 2 (5.13%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (5.13%) Kentico
4 1 (2.56%) Node.js
4 1 (2.56%) Sitefinity
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.56%) Immediacy CMS
4 1 (2.56%) DNN
4 1 (2.56%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (12.82%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.56%) Intranet
1 1 (2.56%) Internet
1 1 (2.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.56%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.26%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.26%) SoapUI
1 4 (10.26%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.69%) Subversion
3 1 (2.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (17.95%) Finance
2 6 (15.38%) Banking
2 6 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 6 (15.38%) Turkish Language
3 2 (5.13%) Marketing
4 1 (2.56%) Military
Job Titles
1 23 (58.97%) Developer
2 11 (28.21%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.95%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.38%) Analyst
5 5 (12.82%) C# Developer
5 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
5 5 (12.82%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (10.26%) Test Specialist
7 3 (7.69%) Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (7.69%) Systems Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Tester
8 2 (5.13%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Senior Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (43.59%) ASP.NET
2 10 (25.64%) HTML
3 9 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (17.95%) Web Services
5 5 (12.82%) XML
5 5 (12.82%) CSS
5 5 (12.82%) JSP
6 4 (10.26%) jQuery
7 3 (7.69%) AngularJS
7 3 (7.69%) WCF
7 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 2 (5.13%) XHTML
8 2 (5.13%) HTML5
8 2 (5.13%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 2 (5.13%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.13%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.56%) WPF
9 1 (2.56%) Silverlight
9 1 (2.56%) ServiceStack
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.26%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
3 1 (2.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.56%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.26%) UNIX
1 4 (10.26%) Linux
2 1 (2.56%) Windows CE
2 1 (2.56%) Android
2 1 (2.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (30.77%) MVC
3 7 (17.95%) Scrum
4 6 (15.38%) ERP
4 6 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (10.26%) Security Testing
6 4 (10.26%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.26%) BDD
6 4 (10.26%) Test Strategy
7 3 (7.69%) Coaching
7 3 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 3 (7.69%) TDD
7 3 (7.69%) Zachman Framework
7 3 (7.69%) TOGAF
8 2 (5.13%) Content Management
8 2 (5.13%) OO
9 1 (2.56%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.56%) ITIL
9 1 (2.56%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C#
2 18 (46.15%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) SQL
4 13 (33.33%) Java
5 6 (15.38%) T-SQL
6 5 (12.82%) PowerShell
7 4 (10.26%) Ruby
8 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.56%) VBA
8 1 (2.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) Degree
2 6 (15.38%) SC Cleared
2 6 (15.38%) Security Cleared
3 5 (12.82%) ISEB
3 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 4 (10.26%) MCITP
4 4 (10.26%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.69%) VCP4
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 5 (12.82%) HP
3 4 (10.26%) Cisco
4 3 (7.69%) EPiServer
5 2 (5.13%) Sitecore
5 2 (5.13%) Guidewire
6 1 (2.56%) Nintex
6 1 (2.56%) Ektron
6 1 (2.56%) Oracle
6 1 (2.56%) Apple
6 1 (2.56%) VMware
6 1 (2.56%) Telerik
6 1 (2.56%) Alterian
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