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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 26 37 16
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -21
Contract jobs citing .NET 10 17 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 3.95% 4.56% 7.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.99% 10.97% 28.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 11 14
Average daily rate £375 £360 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £446
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £103.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -63.59%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.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
77 155 78
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 30.43% 41.55% 27.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 80 53
Average daily rate £380 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £295 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
Average hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.31%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.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 11 February 2016.

.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 11 February 2016, 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 32 (74.42%) C#
2 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
3 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
4 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (32.56%) HTML
6 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
6 13 (30.23%) CSS
7 12 (27.91%) MVC
7 12 (27.91%) OOD
7 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
7 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
7 12 (27.91%) Moq
8 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
8 11 (25.58%) jQuery
9 10 (23.26%) SQL
9 10 (23.26%) Windows
10 9 (20.93%) WCF
10 9 (20.93%) Network Security
10 9 (20.93%) Jasmine
11 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
11 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
12 7 (16.28%) TDD
12 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
12 7 (16.28%) REST
12 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (16.28%) SDLC
13 6 (13.95%) Entity Framework
13 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
13 6 (13.95%) NUnit
13 6 (13.95%) Scrum

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (9.30%) IIS
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Spatial
2 3 (6.98%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.65%) CMS
4 1 (2.33%) EPiServer CMS
4 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.98%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.33%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.98%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) Network Security
2 8 (18.60%) TCP/IP
3 6 (13.95%) CTI
4 4 (9.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (41.86%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.98%) Oracle Database
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.33%) MySQL
4 1 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.91%) Moq
1 12 (27.91%) Visual Studio
2 9 (20.93%) Jasmine
3 6 (13.95%) NUnit
4 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.98%) RubyMine
5 3 (6.98%) Selenium
5 3 (6.98%) SpecFlow
5 3 (6.98%) Subversion
6 1 (2.33%) FitNesse
6 1 (2.33%) LoadRunner
General
1 4 (9.30%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 23 (53.49%) Developer
2 13 (30.23%) Software Developer
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Developer
3 6 (13.95%) Software Engineer
4 5 (11.63%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (11.63%) C# Developer
5 4 (9.30%) Development Engineer
5 4 (9.30%) Tester
6 3 (6.98%) ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Automation Tester
6 3 (6.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 3 (6.98%) EPiServer Developer
6 3 (6.98%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (4.65%) Integration Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby Automation Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Security Specialist
7 2 (4.65%) Selenium Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Software Tester
7 2 (4.65%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) ASP.NET
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 11 (25.58%) jQuery
4 9 (20.93%) WCF
5 8 (18.60%) .NET Framework
6 7 (16.28%) AngularJS
6 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (16.28%) REST
7 6 (13.95%) COM
7 6 (13.95%) Entity Framework
7 6 (13.95%) LINQ
7 6 (13.95%) NHibernate
7 6 (13.95%) SOAP
7 6 (13.95%) STL
7 6 (13.95%) XML
8 5 (11.63%) Ajax
9 4 (9.30%) Web Services
10 3 (6.98%) RESTful
10 3 (6.98%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.98%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (6.98%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (4.65%) NHS
3 1 (2.33%) Data Integration
3 1 (2.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 10 (23.26%) Windows
2 2 (4.65%) Linux
2 2 (4.65%) Unix
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (27.91%) MVC
2 12 (27.91%) OOD
3 11 (25.58%) Software Engineering
4 7 (16.28%) SDLC
4 7 (16.28%) TDD
5 6 (13.95%) Multithreading
5 6 (13.95%) OO
5 6 (13.95%) Scrum
6 5 (11.63%) Web Development
7 4 (9.30%) BDD
7 4 (9.30%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.98%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (6.98%) DevOps
8 3 (6.98%) Load Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Manual Testing
8 3 (6.98%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
8 3 (6.98%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 32 (74.42%) C#
2 12 (27.91%) JavaScript
3 10 (23.26%) SQL
4 6 (13.95%) C++
5 4 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 4 (9.30%) VB
5 4 (9.30%) VB.NET
6 3 (6.98%) Python
6 3 (6.98%) VB6
7 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.65%) Ruby
8 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.98%) ISEB
3 2 (4.65%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 2 (4.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (4.65%) MCITP
3 2 (4.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.30%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO 9001
Systems Management
1 1 (2.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 24 (55.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) EPiServer
3 3 (6.98%) HP
4 2 (4.65%) Cisco
5 1 (2.33%) Ektron
5 1 (2.33%) JD Edwards
5 1 (2.33%) NICE Systems
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
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