The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
West Sussex / Gatwick
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 9 5
Contract jobs citing .NET 0 8 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick - 10.81% 21.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 44.44% 44.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 9
Median daily rate - £440 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gatwick with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Gatwick
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 7 18 29
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 12.73% 24.32% 47.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 16 20
Median daily rate £375 £465 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.35% +43.62%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Gatwick

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gatwick citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Gatwick

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Gatwick.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Gatwick

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gatwick

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Gatwick.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Gatwick

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gatwick region with a requirement for .NET.

1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) WPF
3 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 6 (40.00%) Oracle
4 5 (33.33%) CSS
4 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 5 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 5 (33.33%) Back Office
4 5 (33.33%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) CMS
4 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 4 (26.67%) Windows
5 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (20.00%) SOAP
6 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (20.00%) Google
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) Sass
6 3 (20.00%) Redis
6 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (20.00%) jQuery
6 3 (20.00%) Google Maps API
6 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
6 3 (20.00%) HTML5
6 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 3 (20.00%) REST
6 3 (20.00%) API Development
7 2 (13.33%) MVVM

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gatwick by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (33.33%) CMS
2 2 (13.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Sitecore CMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (20.00%) Redis
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (20.00%) TeamCity
1 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (86.67%) C# Developer
1 13 (86.67%) Developer
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Developer
2 11 (73.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (53.33%) C# WPF Developer
3 8 (53.33%) WPF Developer
4 6 (40.00%) C# WCF Developer
4 6 (40.00%) WCF Developer
5 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Architect
6 2 (13.33%) C# Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Senior SharePoint Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Architect
6 2 (13.33%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
6 2 (13.33%) Software Developer
6 2 (13.33%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (13.33%) SQL Developer
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (53.33%) WPF
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 5 (33.33%) CSS
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
3 5 (33.33%) Web Services
4 3 (20.00%) Google Maps API
4 3 (20.00%) HTML5
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) REST
4 3 (20.00%) Sass
4 3 (20.00%) SOAP
5 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
5 2 (13.33%) Backbone.js
5 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (13.33%) LINQ
5 2 (13.33%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (20.00%) API Development
3 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
3 2 (13.33%) MVVM
3 2 (13.33%) OWASP
3 2 (13.33%) Prototyping
3 2 (13.33%) Software Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (86.67%) C#
2 5 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Oracle
2 3 (20.00%) Google
3 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) Sitecore