Period
to 15 July 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 15 July 2018 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)
South East > Hampshire
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 20 29
Rank change year-on-year +4 +9 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 328 263 241
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 8.67% 7.06% 5.65%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.90% 30.80% 24.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 149 153
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £350 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% -7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £308 £263 £298
90th Percentile £499 £475 £494
South East median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 10
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% +2.35% +209.09%
10th Percentile £21.93 £41.25 £34.23
90th Percentile £46.69 £46.00 £45.00
South East median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% +12.50% +6.67%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Hampshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Hampshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 1,097 854 993
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 29.01% 22.94% 23.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 676 485 677
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £307 £271 £281
90th Percentile £569 £538 £486
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
% change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 44 42
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.73% +1.76% +30.77%
10th Percentile £21.83 £40.25 £16.45
90th Percentile £54.63 £68.79 £59.18
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Hampshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Hampshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Hampshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Hampshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Hampshire over the 6 months to 15 July 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in Hampshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 15 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Basingstoke +33 54 £425 +6.25% 18
Southampton +1 54 £410 +31.20% 35
Portsmouth 0 49 £350 +9.80% 35
Andover +8 30 £384 -4.00% 4
Farnborough +2 23 £400 +4.92% 11
Winchester +6 22 £390 -3.70% 7
Gosport - 9 £400 -
Fareham -10 7 £425 +17.24% 9
Havant +1 6 - - 9
Hook +3 3 £395 +21.54% 2
Fleet -5 3 £460 -12.38% 4
Eastleigh -5 3 £450 +12.50% 2
Aldershot - 2 - - 3
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 236 (71.95%) C#
2 173 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
3 145 (44.21%) SQL Server
4 130 (39.63%) JavaScript
5 126 (38.41%) Microsoft
6 102 (31.10%) MVC
7 97 (29.57%) ASP.NET
7 97 (29.57%) .NET Framework
8 93 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
8 93 (28.35%) SQL
9 83 (25.30%) Oracle
10 78 (23.78%) Web Services
11 75 (22.87%) Test Automation
12 72 (21.95%) HTML
12 72 (21.95%) Scrum
13 70 (21.34%) Security Cleared
14 69 (21.04%) Team Foundation Server
15 65 (19.82%) SC Cleared
16 63 (19.21%) AngularJS
17 58 (17.68%) Windows
18 57 (17.38%) CSS
18 57 (17.38%) ASP.NET MVC
19 56 (17.07%) TDD
20 52 (15.85%) Selenium
21 49 (14.94%) Java
22 47 (14.33%) ASP.NET Web API
23 46 (14.02%) jQuery
23 46 (14.02%) HP
24 42 (12.80%) Visual Studio
25 41 (12.50%) WCF

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 20 (6.10%) BizTalk Server
2 19 (5.79%) IIS
3 18 (5.49%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.74%) CMS
5 4 (1.22%) LiveCycle
6 3 (0.91%) Apache
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.91%) Apache Spark
6 3 (0.91%) EPiServer
6 3 (0.91%) OpenStack
6 3 (0.91%) Umbraco
6 3 (0.91%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.61%) Captiva
7 2 (0.61%) JBoss
7 2 (0.61%) MS Exchange
7 2 (0.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (4.57%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (3.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.22%) NUKE
3 4 (1.22%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 21 (6.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.44%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.61%) SAP Hybris
4 1 (0.30%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 93 (28.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.74%) PaaS
2 9 (2.74%) Serverless
3 7 (2.13%) Office 365
4 6 (1.83%) SaaS
5 5 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (1.52%) Azure Machine Learning
6 4 (1.22%) Adobe Creative Cloud
6 4 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.91%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (0.91%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
8 2 (0.61%) NuGet
9 1 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.30%) GitHub
9 1 (0.30%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.93%) PuTTY
1 26 (7.93%) WinSCP
2 7 (2.13%) Internet
3 6 (1.83%) SMTP
3 6 (1.83%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.52%) DNS
4 5 (1.52%) HTTP
4 5 (1.52%) IMAP
4 5 (1.52%) Wireless
5 4 (1.22%) LAN
5 4 (1.22%) SAN
6 2 (0.61%) WAN
7 1 (0.30%) FTP
7 1 (0.30%) Intranet
7 1 (0.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (44.21%) SQL Server
2 35 (10.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 34 (10.37%) Oracle Database
4 30 (9.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 29 (8.84%) Oracle Database 10g
6 27 (8.23%) Oracle Database 11g
7 26 (7.93%) Relational Database
8 22 (6.71%) RDBMS
9 14 (4.27%) Oracle Reports
10 9 (2.74%) MongoDB
11 8 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (2.13%) NoSQL
13 6 (1.83%) Azure SQL Database
14 5 (1.52%) Big Data
15 4 (1.22%) BusinessObjects
15 4 (1.22%) MySQL
15 4 (1.22%) SQL Server 2005
15 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (1.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
16 3 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 69 (21.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 52 (15.85%) Selenium
3 42 (12.80%) Visual Studio
4 38 (11.59%) HP UFT
4 38 (11.59%) Oracle APEX
5 36 (10.98%) SpecFlow
6 34 (10.37%) SoapUI
7 29 (8.84%) Ant
7 29 (8.84%) Eclipse
7 29 (8.84%) TestNG
8 27 (8.23%) Git (software)
9 22 (6.71%) LoadRunner
10 20 (6.10%) TeamCity
11 19 (5.79%) Jenkins
12 17 (5.18%) Octopus Deploy
13 15 (4.57%) Visual Studio Team System
14 14 (4.27%) ReSharper
15 13 (3.96%) SonarQube
16 12 (3.66%) JIRA
16 12 (3.66%) NUnit
General
1 34 (10.37%) Finance
2 7 (2.13%) Retail
3 5 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 3 (0.91%) Advertising
4 3 (0.91%) Electronics
5 2 (0.61%) Back Office
5 2 (0.61%) Military
6 1 (0.30%) Automotive
6 1 (0.30%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.30%) Marketing
6 1 (0.30%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 194 (59.15%) Developer
2 85 (25.91%) .NET Developer
3 49 (14.94%) C# Developer
4 31 (9.45%) Software Developer
5 29 (8.84%) Analyst
5 29 (8.84%) C# .NET Developer
6 25 (7.62%) Test Analyst
7 24 (7.32%) Full Stack Developer
8 23 (7.01%) Tester
9 20 (6.10%) Architect
9 20 (6.10%) Microsoft Developer
9 20 (6.10%) Senior Developer
10 19 (5.79%) Azure Developer
11 17 (5.18%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (5.18%) Automation Tester
12 16 (4.88%) Web Developer
13 15 (4.57%) BizTalk Developer
14 14 (4.27%) Senior BizTalk Developer
15 13 (3.96%) Automation Test Analyst
15 13 (3.96%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (29.57%) .NET Framework
1 97 (29.57%) ASP.NET
2 78 (23.78%) Web Services
3 72 (21.95%) HTML
4 63 (19.21%) AngularJS
5 57 (17.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 57 (17.38%) CSS
6 47 (14.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 46 (14.02%) jQuery
8 41 (12.50%) WCF
9 36 (10.98%) Entity Framework
10 31 (9.45%) RESTful
11 28 (8.54%) XML
12 26 (7.93%) .NET Core
13 24 (7.32%) REST
14 18 (5.49%) HTML5
15 16 (4.88%) Angular 2
16 14 (4.27%) React
17 13 (3.96%) Node.js
18 12 (3.66%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (4.57%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.35%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (2.74%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.44%) User Experience
5 7 (2.13%) Computer Science
6 5 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.22%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 3 (0.91%) Arduino
8 3 (0.91%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.91%) Raspberry Pi
8 3 (0.91%) W3C
9 2 (0.61%) PKI
10 1 (0.30%) Analytical Mindset
10 1 (0.30%) Internet of Things
10 1 (0.30%) Minimum Viable Product
10 1 (0.30%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.30%) Private Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.30%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 58 (17.68%) Windows
2 37 (11.28%) Linux
3 35 (10.67%) Windows Server
4 26 (7.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 26 (7.93%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.44%) Android
5 8 (2.44%) Unix
6 4 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.22%) Windows 10
6 4 (1.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (0.91%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (0.61%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.30%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (52.74%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (31.10%) MVC
3 75 (22.87%) Test Automation
4 72 (21.95%) Scrum
5 56 (17.07%) TDD
6 40 (12.20%) DevOps
6 40 (12.20%) Kanban
7 38 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (10.37%) BDD
9 31 (9.45%) Problem-Solving
10 30 (9.15%) API Testing
10 30 (9.15%) System Integration Testing
11 28 (8.54%) Test Scripting
12 27 (8.23%) CRM
13 25 (7.62%) Test Strategy
13 25 (7.62%) Unit Testing
14 24 (7.32%) OO
15 23 (7.01%) Web Development
16 22 (6.71%) Defect Tracking
16 22 (6.71%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 236 (71.95%) C#
2 130 (39.63%) JavaScript
3 93 (28.35%) SQL
4 49 (14.94%) Java
5 31 (9.45%) F#
6 29 (8.84%) VB.NET
7 19 (5.79%) C++
8 17 (5.18%) C
8 17 (5.18%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.88%) TypeScript
10 10 (3.05%) Python
11 9 (2.74%) MATLAB
12 7 (2.13%) PL/SQL
13 6 (1.83%) T-SQL
13 6 (1.83%) VBA
14 5 (1.52%) VB
14 5 (1.52%) VBScript
15 4 (1.22%) PHP
16 2 (0.61%) Bash Shell
17 1 (0.30%) ES6
Qualifications
1 70 (21.34%) Security Cleared
2 65 (19.82%) SC Cleared
3 39 (11.89%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 34 (10.37%) ISEB
5 26 (7.93%) ISEB Practitioner
6 19 (5.79%) Degree
7 13 (3.96%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (0.91%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
8 3 (0.91%) MCSE
8 3 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.30%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.30%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.74%) QA
2 2 (0.61%) SLA
System Software
1 26 (7.93%) vSphere
2 7 (2.13%) Docker
3 5 (1.52%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
4 4 (1.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
6 2 (0.61%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 31 (9.45%) HP ALM
2 8 (2.44%) Kubernetes
3 6 (1.83%) vRealize
4 4 (1.22%) Puppet
4 4 (1.22%) SCOM
4 4 (1.22%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.91%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.91%) Terraform
6 2 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.61%) SCCM
Vendors
1 126 (38.41%) Microsoft
2 83 (25.30%) Oracle
3 46 (14.02%) HP
4 33 (10.06%) Software AG
4 33 (10.06%) webMethods
5 30 (9.15%) VMware
6 26 (7.93%) Red Hat
7 13 (3.96%) Sitecore
8 12 (3.66%) Citrix
9 11 (3.35%) SAP
10 8 (2.44%) Adobe
11 6 (1.83%) Atlassian
11 6 (1.83%) Automation Anywhere
12 5 (1.52%) Tableau
12 5 (1.52%) Xamarin
13 4 (1.22%) Autodesk
13 4 (1.22%) Capita
14 3 (0.91%) Google
14 3 (0.91%) Nintex
14 3 (0.91%) Telerik