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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 35 22 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 26 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.13% 7.08% 5.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.19% 17.81% 31.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 7
Average daily rate
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£370 £348 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.47% -9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £555 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
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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
91 146 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.76% 39.78% 18.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 109 36
Average daily rate £350 £365 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.82% +6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 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 28 August 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#
1 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
3 17 (43.59%) HTML
4 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
5 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
5 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
6 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
7 9 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
7 9 (23.08%) UNIX
8 8 (20.51%) Java
8 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
8 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
9 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
9 7 (17.95%) MCITP
9 7 (17.95%) JSP
9 7 (17.95%) Linux
9 7 (17.95%) Oracle
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco
9 7 (17.95%) HP
9 7 (17.95%) ISEB
9 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
10 6 (15.38%) MVC

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (10.26%) CMS
2 3 (7.69%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 3 (7.69%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.13%) Kentico
3 2 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (2.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 11 (28.21%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.69%) InfoPath
3 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.56%) Agresso
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.69%) Internet
2 1 (2.56%) Extranet
2 1 (2.56%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (7.69%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) MySQL
4 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.56%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Subversion
2 3 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (7.69%) FitNesse
2 3 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 3 (7.69%) Hudson
2 3 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 3 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 3 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.56%) NSubstitute
3 1 (2.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.56%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.56%) TeamCity
3 1 (2.56%) JMeter
3 1 (2.56%) Selenium
General
1 6 (15.38%) Finance
2 4 (10.26%) Telecoms
3 3 (7.69%) Banking
4 2 (5.13%) Retail
5 1 (2.56%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (46.15%) Developer
2 10 (25.64%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.82%) Test Specialist
4 4 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
5 3 (7.69%) Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Web Developer
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Siebel Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Test Leader
6 2 (5.13%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Analyst
6 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (5.13%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.13%) Web Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Consultant
7 1 (2.56%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) ASP.NET
2 17 (43.59%) HTML
3 12 (30.77%) CSS
4 11 (28.21%) jQuery
5 7 (17.95%) JSP
6 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
6 5 (12.82%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.26%) HTML5
8 3 (7.69%) Entity Framework
8 3 (7.69%) CSS3
8 3 (7.69%) SOAP
8 3 (7.69%) Web Services
8 3 (7.69%) XHTML
8 3 (7.69%) Ajax
9 2 (5.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET 2.0
10 1 (2.56%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 1 (2.56%) Classic ASP
10 1 (2.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (7.69%) Algorithms
2 2 (5.13%) W3C
3 1 (2.56%) GIS
3 1 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (23.08%) UNIX
2 7 (17.95%) Linux
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.08%) Knowledge Management
3 8 (20.51%) Security Testing
4 6 (15.38%) MVC
5 5 (12.82%) TDD
5 5 (12.82%) Test Scripting
6 4 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.26%) Content Management
6 4 (10.26%) CRM
6 4 (10.26%) Scrum
6 4 (10.26%) SDLC
7 3 (7.69%) BDD
7 3 (7.69%) User Stories
7 3 (7.69%) DevOps
7 3 (7.69%) Coaching
7 3 (7.69%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.69%) OO
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Integration Testing
7 3 (7.69%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 22 (56.41%) C#
2 20 (51.28%) JavaScript
3 10 (25.64%) SQL
4 8 (20.51%) Java
4 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
5 3 (7.69%) Python
6 2 (5.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.56%) Ruby
7 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (28.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
2 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
3 7 (17.95%) ISEB
3 7 (17.95%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (17.95%) MCITP
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB
3 7 (17.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 5 (12.82%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (7.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) QA
2 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft
2 7 (17.95%) HP
2 7 (17.95%) Oracle
2 7 (17.95%) Cisco
3 3 (7.69%) Telerik
3 3 (7.69%) ESRI
4 2 (5.13%) EPiServer
4 2 (5.13%) TIBCO
4 2 (5.13%) Siebel
5 1 (2.56%) Apple
5 1 (2.56%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.56%) Nintex
5 1 (2.56%) VMware
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