The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 9 12 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4  
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 6 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 10.43% 5.77% 13.33%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.96% 25.00% 63.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 8
Median daily rate £313 £300 £319
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.16% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £379 £360 £349
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +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 Portsmouth with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 46 24 19
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 28.22% 23.08% 21.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 16 11
Median daily rate £325 £325 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.83%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £340
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 4
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Portsmouth

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Portsmouth

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Portsmouth

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 25 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for .NET.

1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 22 (78.57%) MVC
3 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (64.29%) SQL
5 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
6 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
7 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
7 12 (42.86%) HTML
7 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (39.29%) Telerik
8 11 (39.29%) XML
8 11 (39.29%) Windows
9 10 (35.71%) Scrum
9 10 (35.71%) CSS
9 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
9 10 (35.71%) Java
10 9 (32.14%) C++
10 9 (32.14%) MFC
10 9 (32.14%) MySQL
10 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
10 9 (32.14%) Web Services
10 9 (32.14%) XML Messaging
10 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
11 8 (28.57%) Web Development
11 8 (28.57%) JIRA
11 8 (28.57%) Linux
11 8 (28.57%) Client/Server
11 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
12 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.57%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (32.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (57.14%) Visual Studio
2 12 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (32.14%) Eclipse
4 8 (28.57%) JIRA
5 1 (3.57%) Axure RP
5 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.57%) Subversion
General
1 1 (3.57%) Advertising
1 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
1 1 (3.57%) Publishing
1 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (85.71%) Developer
2 11 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C++ Developer
3 9 (32.14%) C++/Java Developer
3 9 (32.14%) Java Developer
4 7 (25.00%) Web Developer
5 6 (21.43%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Java Software Developer
5 6 (21.43%) Software Developer
6 4 (14.29%) C# Developer
7 3 (10.71%) .NET Web Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (10.71%) C# Web Developer
8 2 (7.14%) Analyst
8 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 2 (7.14%) JavaScript Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared Java Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SharePoint Developer
8 2 (7.14%) SQL Developer
9 1 (3.57%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 11 (39.29%) XML
3 10 (35.71%) CSS
4 9 (32.14%) MFC
4 9 (32.14%) Web Services
4 9 (32.14%) XML Messaging
5 8 (28.57%) ASP.NET
6 6 (21.43%) Ajax
6 6 (21.43%) WCF
7 5 (17.86%) Kendo UI
8 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET
9 3 (10.71%) AngularJS
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 3 (10.71%) HTML5
9 3 (10.71%) jQuery
9 3 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
10 2 (7.14%) JSON
10 2 (7.14%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (28.57%) Client/Server
2 6 (21.43%) Replication
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (3.57%) Vector Graphics
3 1 (3.57%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (39.29%) Windows
2 8 (28.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (78.57%) MVC
2 20 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (35.71%) Scrum
4 8 (28.57%) Web Development
5 7 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
5 7 (25.00%) Dependency Injection
5 7 (25.00%) Wireframes
6 6 (21.43%) Code Coverage
6 6 (21.43%) Configuration Management
6 6 (21.43%) Data Modelling
6 6 (21.43%) Data Transformation
6 6 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (21.43%) SDLC
6 6 (21.43%) Test Strategy
6 6 (21.43%) Validation
7 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
8 2 (7.14%) OOP
8 2 (7.14%) Software Engineering
9 1 (3.57%) CRM
9 1 (3.57%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (96.43%) C#
2 18 (64.29%) SQL
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 10 (35.71%) Java
5 9 (32.14%) C++
6 5 (17.86%) VB.NET
7 3 (10.71%) TypeScript
8 1 (3.57%) C
8 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) ISTQB
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
5 1 (3.57%) ISEB
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (39.29%) Telerik