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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 15 7
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gatwick 16.30% 3.92% 13.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.59% 12.50% 44.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Median daily rate £400 £320 £408
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -21.47%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £320 £356
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £320 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% +2.85%  

.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 41 16 18
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gatwick 44.57% 31.37% 31.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 15 7
Median daily rate £400 £400 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -3.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £313 £338
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £500 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.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 Daily Rate Histogram in Gatwick

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Gatwick over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 30 March 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 15 (78.95%) C#
2 8 (42.11%) WPF
3 7 (36.84%) MVC
3 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 6 (31.58%) SQL
4 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 6 (31.58%) Oracle
4 6 (31.58%) WCF
4 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
5 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Windows
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
5 5 (26.32%) Back Office
5 5 (26.32%) CMS
5 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
6 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
6 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (21.05%) jQuery
7 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (15.79%) API Development
7 3 (15.79%) Redis
7 3 (15.79%) REST
7 3 (15.79%) Sass
7 3 (15.79%) Google Maps API
7 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
7 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5

.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 (26.32%) CMS
2 4 (21.05%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
3 2 (10.53%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.79%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.79%) Redis
3 2 (10.53%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
1 3 (15.79%) TeamCity
1 3 (15.79%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) ReSharper
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
General
1 5 (26.32%) Back Office
2 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (78.95%) C# Developer
1 15 (78.95%) Developer
2 13 (68.42%) .NET Developer
2 13 (68.42%) C# .NET Developer
3 8 (42.11%) C# WPF Developer
3 8 (42.11%) WPF Developer
4 6 (31.58%) C# WCF Developer
4 6 (31.58%) WCF Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Architect
5 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Senior SharePoint Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Senior Solutions Architect
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Architect
5 4 (21.05%) SharePoint Solutions Architect
5 4 (21.05%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (15.79%) SQL Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) WinForms Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) WPF
2 7 (36.84%) HTML
3 6 (31.58%) AngularJS
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
3 6 (31.58%) WCF
3 6 (31.58%) Web Services
4 4 (21.05%) jQuery
5 3 (15.79%) .NET Framework
5 3 (15.79%) Google Maps API
5 3 (15.79%) HTML5
5 3 (15.79%) REST
5 3 (15.79%) Sass
5 3 (15.79%) SOAP
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
6 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (10.53%) Backbone.js
6 2 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (10.53%) LINQ
6 2 (10.53%) WinForms
6 2 (10.53%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (26.32%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) MVC
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (15.79%) API Development
4 2 (10.53%) E-Commerce
4 2 (10.53%) MVVM
4 2 (10.53%) OWASP
4 2 (10.53%) Prototyping
4 2 (10.53%) Software Architecture
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
5 1 (5.26%) Mathematics
5 1 (5.26%) SDLC
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 15 (78.95%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 5 (26.32%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.26%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
2 5 (26.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (15.79%) Google
4 2 (10.53%) Sitecore