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 31 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 24 20 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 30 21 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 6.91% 5.95% 5.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.90% 22.34% 19.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 16 9
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£388 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.50% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £220 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £458 £400
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 £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -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
131 94 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.18% 26.63% 27.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 69 37
Average daily rate £375 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £250 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +53.84%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 31 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 31 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 25 (54.35%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 19 (41.30%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
6 15 (32.61%) Java
6 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
7 14 (30.43%) HTML
8 13 (28.26%) MVC
9 11 (23.91%) Degree
10 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
10 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
10 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
10 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
11 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
11 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
12 8 (17.39%) CSS
12 8 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
12 8 (17.39%) Finance
12 8 (17.39%) Scrum
12 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
13 7 (15.22%) Banking
13 7 (15.22%) jQuery
13 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
13 7 (15.22%) UNIX
13 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
14 6 (13.04%) HP
14 6 (13.04%) ISEB
14 6 (13.04%) Web Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.70%) CMS
1 4 (8.70%) Umbraco
1 4 (8.70%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (4.35%) IIS
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.17%) Kentico
3 1 (2.17%) Node.js
3 1 (2.17%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (2.17%) DNN
3 1 (2.17%) Immediacy CMS
3 1 (2.17%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 9 (19.57%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.70%) InfoPath
3 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.35%) Intranet
1 2 (4.35%) Internet
1 2 (4.35%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) Azure SQL Database
3 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Visual Studio
2 5 (10.87%) Cucumber
2 5 (10.87%) SoapUI
2 5 (10.87%) SpecFlow
3 4 (8.70%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.17%) Hudson
5 1 (2.17%) FitNesse
5 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (17.39%) Finance
2 7 (15.22%) Banking
2 7 (15.22%) Telecoms
3 4 (8.70%) Turkish Language
4 2 (4.35%) Retail
5 1 (2.17%) Marketing
5 1 (2.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (52.17%) Developer
2 11 (23.91%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.04%) Analyst
4 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
4 5 (10.87%) C# Developer
4 5 (10.87%) ASP.NET Developer
4 5 (10.87%) Test Specialist
4 5 (10.87%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (8.70%) SharePoint Developer
5 4 (8.70%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Test Analyst
7 2 (4.35%) Senior Tester
7 2 (4.35%) Siebel Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
2 14 (30.43%) HTML
3 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (17.39%) CSS
5 7 (15.22%) jQuery
6 6 (13.04%) JSP
6 6 (13.04%) Web Services
7 5 (10.87%) XML
7 5 (10.87%) XHTML
8 4 (8.70%) SOAP
8 4 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.52%) WCF
9 3 (6.52%) HTML5
10 2 (4.35%) Entity Framework
10 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
10 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (2.17%) WPF
11 1 (2.17%) Silverlight
11 1 (2.17%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.70%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.35%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.17%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.22%) UNIX
2 5 (10.87%) Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
4 2 (4.35%) Android
5 1 (2.17%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (28.26%) MVC
3 8 (17.39%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (17.39%) Scrum
4 6 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 5 (10.87%) BDD
5 5 (10.87%) Content Management
5 5 (10.87%) Security Testing
5 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
5 5 (10.87%) ERP
6 4 (8.70%) OO
6 4 (8.70%) TDD
6 4 (8.70%) Zachman Framework
6 4 (8.70%) TOGAF
6 4 (8.70%) Test Strategy
6 4 (8.70%) Coaching
6 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
7 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Software Delivery
7 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 25 (54.35%) C#
2 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 19 (41.30%) SQL
4 15 (32.61%) Java
5 7 (15.22%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.87%) Ruby
6 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) PHP
7 1 (2.17%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (23.91%) Degree
2 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
2 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
3 9 (19.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (13.04%) ISEB
4 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 6 (13.04%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
5 5 (10.87%) MCITP
5 5 (10.87%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.04%) HP
3 5 (10.87%) Cisco
4 4 (8.70%) Oracle
4 4 (8.70%) Telerik
5 3 (6.52%) EPiServer
6 2 (4.35%) Guidewire
6 2 (4.35%) Nintex
6 2 (4.35%) Siebel
6 2 (4.35%) VMware
6 2 (4.35%) Apple
7 1 (2.17%) ESRI
7 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
7 1 (2.17%) Ektron
7 1 (2.17%) Alterian
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