The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Southampton region.

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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 20 18
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 17 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 8.73% 5.57% 7.42%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.80% 29.31% 32.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 4 7
Average daily rate
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£373 £379 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.65% +26.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £326 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £383 £395
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £46.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
125 58 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 35.21% 19.02% 22.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 33 30
Average daily rate £375 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £464
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 5
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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.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 1 August 2014.

.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 1 August 2014, 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 34 (61.82%) C#
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET
4 23 (41.82%) Scrum
5 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
6 16 (29.09%) Java
7 13 (23.64%) SOAP
8 12 (21.82%) Web Services
8 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
8 12 (21.82%) HTML
9 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
9 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
9 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 11 (20.00%) SoapUI
9 11 (20.00%) SpecFlow
10 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
10 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
11 9 (16.36%) CSS
11 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
12 8 (14.55%) BDD
12 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
12 8 (14.55%) Data Transformation
12 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (14.55%) Ruby
13 7 (12.73%) Degree
13 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
13 7 (12.73%) jQuery
13 7 (12.73%) MVC
13 7 (12.73%) ISO 9001
13 7 (12.73%) C

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, 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 11 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) CMS
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.64%) IIS
3 2 (3.64%) Oracle Spatial
4 1 (1.82%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.82%) K2 blackpearl
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) InfoPath
1 1 (1.82%) MS Office
1 1 (1.82%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LAN
1 1 (1.82%) WAN
1 1 (1.82%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (38.18%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 6 (10.91%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.82%) MySQL
6 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) SoapUI
1 11 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 10 (18.18%) Cucumber
3 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.27%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.45%) Subversion
5 3 (5.45%) Jenkins
6 2 (3.64%) Hudson
6 2 (3.64%) Selenium
6 2 (3.64%) FitNesse
7 1 (1.82%) NUnit
7 1 (1.82%) Introscope
7 1 (1.82%) LoadRunner
General
1 5 (9.09%) Back Office
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Marketing
3 2 (3.64%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.64%) Front Office
3 2 (3.64%) Electronics
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 10 (18.18%) C# Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C# .NET Developer
4 6 (10.91%) DBA
4 6 (10.91%) Software Engineer
4 6 (10.91%) Administrator
4 6 (10.91%) SQL DBA
5 5 (9.09%) Analyst
5 5 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (7.27%) Test Leader
6 4 (7.27%) Architect
6 4 (7.27%) Test Engineer
7 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (5.45%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Classic ASP Developer
8 2 (3.64%) Digital Architect
8 2 (3.64%) Tester
8 2 (3.64%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (47.27%) ASP.NET
2 13 (23.64%) SOAP
3 12 (21.82%) Web Services
3 12 (21.82%) HTML
4 10 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (16.36%) CSS
6 7 (12.73%) .NET Framework
6 7 (12.73%) jQuery
6 7 (12.73%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 4 (7.27%) HTML5
7 4 (7.27%) XML
8 3 (5.45%) WCF
8 3 (5.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (3.64%) CSS3
9 2 (3.64%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.64%) Classic ASP
9 2 (3.64%) Ajax
9 2 (3.64%) WinForms
10 1 (1.82%) LINQ
10 1 (1.82%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Replication
2 3 (5.45%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.64%) FMCG
3 2 (3.64%) DTV
4 1 (1.82%) Taxonomies
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.27%) Android
1 4 (7.27%) Windows
2 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 2 (3.64%) Linux
4 1 (1.82%) UNIX
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Scrum
2 11 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.36%) Test Automation
4 8 (14.55%) BDD
4 8 (14.55%) Test Strategy
4 8 (14.55%) Data Transformation
4 8 (14.55%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (12.73%) MVC
5 7 (12.73%) Web Application Development
5 7 (12.73%) Unit Testing
5 7 (12.73%) Integration Testing
6 6 (10.91%) ITIL
6 6 (10.91%) PRINCE2
6 6 (10.91%) ETL
6 6 (10.91%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (10.91%) TDD
7 5 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (7.27%) User Stories
8 4 (7.27%) SOA
9 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 34 (61.82%) C#
2 28 (50.91%) SQL
3 16 (29.09%) Java
4 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
5 8 (14.55%) Ruby
6 7 (12.73%) C
7 6 (10.91%) T-SQL
7 6 (10.91%) VB
7 6 (10.91%) PHP
8 4 (7.27%) VB.NET
9 3 (5.45%) Python
10 2 (3.64%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.82%) C++
11 1 (1.82%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 7 (12.73%) Degree
1 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
1 7 (12.73%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.91%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (12.73%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Vagrant
1 2 (3.64%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (10.91%) Oracle
3 5 (9.09%) ESRI
4 3 (5.45%) TIBCO
5 2 (3.64%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.64%) webMethods
5 2 (3.64%) SAP
6 1 (1.82%) BT
6 1 (1.82%) Adobe
6 1 (1.82%) HP
6 1 (1.82%) Pegasus
6 1 (1.82%) Nintex
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