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 25 November 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
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 15 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 5.25% 4.79% 7.36%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 16.22% 22.06% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 9
Average daily rate
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£338 £300 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £255 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £387 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £9.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +300.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
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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
111 68 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 32.36% 21.73% 26.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 47 28
Average daily rate £355 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £394 £640
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%

.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
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 25 November 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 30 (68.18%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
4 19 (43.18%) Scrum
5 18 (40.91%) Java
6 15 (34.09%) Web Services
7 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
8 13 (29.55%) SoapUI
8 13 (29.55%) SpecFlow
9 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
9 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
9 12 (27.27%) SOAP
10 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
11 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
11 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (20.45%) BDD
12 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
12 9 (20.45%) Ruby
12 9 (20.45%) MVC
13 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
13 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
13 8 (18.18%) Algorithms
14 6 (13.64%) TDD
14 6 (13.64%) HTML
14 6 (13.64%) ERP
14 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
14 6 (13.64%) Turkish Language
14 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
14 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
14 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 5 (11.36%) CMS
2 3 (6.82%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.55%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.55%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.27%) Kentico
4 1 (2.27%) K2 blackpearl
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 13 (29.55%) SoapUI
1 13 (29.55%) SpecFlow
2 12 (27.27%) Cucumber
3 5 (11.36%) Git (software)
4 4 (9.09%) Visual Studio
5 3 (6.82%) Subversion
5 3 (6.82%) FitNesse
5 3 (6.82%) Hudson
5 3 (6.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.27%) LoadRunner
7 1 (2.27%) Introscope
7 1 (2.27%) NUnit
General
1 6 (13.64%) Turkish Language
2 3 (6.82%) Back Office
3 2 (4.55%) Front Office
4 1 (2.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Developer
2 17 (38.64%) .NET Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Software Developer
4 7 (15.91%) C# Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Engineer
6 4 (9.09%) Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) Test Analyst
6 4 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.09%) Test Leader
7 3 (6.82%) Test Engineer
7 3 (6.82%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Test Analyst
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.55%) Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Senior Automation Tester
8 2 (4.55%) Automation Tester
9 1 (2.27%) Senior UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) Web Services
2 14 (31.82%) ASP.NET
3 12 (27.27%) SOAP
4 10 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (13.64%) HTML
5 6 (13.64%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.36%) WCF
6 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 5 (11.36%) CSS
7 4 (9.09%) jQuery
8 3 (6.82%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 2 (4.55%) XML
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (2.27%) WPF
10 1 (2.27%) Silverlight
10 1 (2.27%) Ajax
10 1 (2.27%) HTML5
10 1 (2.27%) Razor View Engine
10 1 (2.27%) CSS3
10 1 (2.27%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (18.18%) Algorithms
2 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.55%) FMCG
3 2 (4.55%) User Experience
4 1 (2.27%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.27%) Android
1 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.27%) UNIX
1 1 (2.27%) Windows
1 1 (2.27%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (47.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (43.18%) Scrum
3 12 (27.27%) Software Engineering
4 9 (20.45%) BDD
4 9 (20.45%) Test Strategy
4 9 (20.45%) MVC
5 8 (18.18%) Test Automation
6 6 (13.64%) TDD
6 6 (13.64%) ERP
6 6 (13.64%) Unit Testing
6 6 (13.64%) Integration Testing
7 5 (11.36%) Data Transformation
7 5 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (9.09%) OO
9 3 (6.82%) User Stories
10 2 (4.55%) E-Commerce
10 2 (4.55%) OOD
10 2 (4.55%) SOA
10 2 (4.55%) Mentoring
10 2 (4.55%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 30 (68.18%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) SQL
3 18 (40.91%) Java
4 10 (22.73%) T-SQL
5 9 (20.45%) Ruby
6 8 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 3 (6.82%) Python
8 2 (4.55%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.27%) C
9 1 (2.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.64%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Oracle
1 5 (11.36%) ESRI
2 2 (4.55%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.27%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.27%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) Pegasus
3 1 (2.27%) TIBCO
3 1 (2.27%) webMethods
3 1 (2.27%) BT
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
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Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 14 days ago