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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 13 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 7.59% 4.48% 4.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.00% 18.75% 35.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 10 7
Average daily rate £320 £319 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.39% +10.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £268 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £403 £345
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £170.00 £30.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+466.66% -25.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
100 64 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 26.18% 23.88% 13.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 39 18
Average daily rate £325 £365 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.95% +32.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £390
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 6
Average hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +16.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £26.00 £29.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £70.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
Hampshire

.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 18 April 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 18 April 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 31 (65.96%) C#
2 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
3 23 (48.94%) SQL
4 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
5 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
6 14 (29.79%) HTML
7 11 (23.40%) Windows
8 10 (21.28%) CSS
8 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
9 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
9 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
9 9 (19.15%) Scrum
10 8 (17.02%) SOAP
10 8 (17.02%) XML
11 7 (14.89%) Java
11 7 (14.89%) C++
11 7 (14.89%) VB
11 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
11 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
11 7 (14.89%) Finance
11 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 7 (14.89%) jQuery
12 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
12 6 (12.77%) Degree
12 6 (12.77%) WinForms
12 6 (12.77%) PHP
12 6 (12.77%) Linux
13 5 (10.64%) C
13 5 (10.64%) Oracle

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 9 (19.15%) SharePoint
2 4 (8.51%) IIS
3 2 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (2.13%) MS Project Server
4 1 (2.13%) CMS
4 1 (2.13%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
4 1 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (6.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Magento
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.64%) Internet
2 4 (8.51%) Network Security
2 4 (8.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.51%) CTI
3 1 (2.13%) HTTP
3 1 (2.13%) LAN
3 1 (2.13%) VoIP
3 1 (2.13%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (61.70%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) Data Warehouse
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (21.28%) Visual Studio
2 3 (6.38%) Selenium
2 3 (6.38%) Moq
2 3 (6.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.13%) Subversion
3 1 (2.13%) SoapUI
3 1 (2.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
General
1 7 (14.89%) Finance
2 3 (6.38%) Marketing
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
4 1 (2.13%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (63.83%) Developer
2 12 (25.53%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) C# Developer
4 7 (14.89%) DBA
4 7 (14.89%) Administrator
5 6 (12.77%) Software Developer
6 5 (10.64%) Architect
6 5 (10.64%) SQL DBA
7 4 (8.51%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) ASP Developer
8 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Classic ASP Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Automated Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Designer
9 2 (4.26%) Database Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Test Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) Solutions Architect
9 2 (4.26%) Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) Test Analyst
9 2 (4.26%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (44.68%) ASP.NET
2 14 (29.79%) HTML
3 10 (21.28%) CSS
4 8 (17.02%) SOAP
4 8 (17.02%) XML
5 7 (14.89%) jQuery
6 6 (12.77%) WinForms
7 5 (10.64%) Web Services
7 5 (10.64%) .NET Framework
7 5 (10.64%) LINQ
8 4 (8.51%) Classic ASP
8 4 (8.51%) COM
9 3 (6.38%) Ajax
9 3 (6.38%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 2 (4.26%) LINQ to SQL
10 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.26%) WCF
11 1 (2.13%) MFC
11 1 (2.13%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.64%) Replication
2 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.26%) DTV
3 1 (2.13%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.13%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 11 (23.40%) Windows
2 6 (12.77%) Linux
3 3 (6.38%) Android
3 3 (6.38%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (19.15%) Scrum
2 7 (14.89%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (12.77%) Web Application Development
4 5 (10.64%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) PRINCE2
4 5 (10.64%) OO
4 5 (10.64%) ETL
4 5 (10.64%) MVC
4 5 (10.64%) Software Engineering
4 5 (10.64%) Multithreading
5 4 (8.51%) E-Commerce
6 3 (6.38%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.38%) Migration
6 3 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.38%) Test Automation
7 2 (4.26%) Data Migration
7 2 (4.26%) Programme Management
7 2 (4.26%) Workflow
7 2 (4.26%) Web Development
7 2 (4.26%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 31 (65.96%) C#
2 23 (48.94%) SQL
3 9 (19.15%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) Java
4 7 (14.89%) C++
4 7 (14.89%) VB
4 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
5 6 (12.77%) PHP
6 5 (10.64%) C
7 2 (4.26%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.13%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.13%) ECMAScript
8 1 (2.13%) Python
8 1 (2.13%) Ruby
8 1 (2.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (12.77%) Degree
2 5 (10.64%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.51%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.64%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.13%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
1 1 (2.13%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.64%) Oracle
3 4 (8.51%) TIBCO
4 3 (6.38%) SAP
4 3 (6.38%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.13%) webMethods
5 1 (2.13%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.13%) Adobe
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