The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 22 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 Framework
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 139 152 149
Rank change year-on-year +13 -3  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 116 125 124
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 1.39% 1.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.39% 5.21% 5.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 67 102
Median daily rate £363 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £429 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.93% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +13.01% -14.11%  

.NET Framework 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 the South East with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
South East
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 2153 2397 2357
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 27.71% 26.57% 24.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1368 1540 1497
Median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 56 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.16% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.60 £12.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.70 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £38.89
% change year-on-year +18.05% -7.41%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing .NET Framework 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 Framework in the South East

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the South East

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the South East over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the South East

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in the South East

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the South East region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Kent +21 35 £340 +34.65% 3
Hampshire +16 27 £388 +10.71% 28
Berkshire +5 16 £400 +6.66% 8
Surrey +8 14 £400 +14.28% 19
Oxfordshire -5 8 £368 -18.33% 12
West Sussex +11 7 £400 +20.30% 12
East Sussex -9 6 £338 -20.58% 4
Middlesex +4 2 £401 +14.02%
Buckinghamshire -25 1 £370 +9.62% 4
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 South East region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 252 (100.00%) .NET
2 204 (80.95%) C#
3 136 (53.97%) SQL Server
3 136 (53.97%) Entity Framework
4 123 (48.81%) JavaScript
5 118 (46.83%) MVC
6 113 (44.84%) ASP.NET
7 112 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
8 110 (43.65%) Web Services
9 109 (43.25%) SQL
10 103 (40.87%) HTML
11 98 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
12 97 (38.49%) CSS
13 82 (32.54%) TDD
14 80 (31.75%) ASP.NET Web API
15 77 (30.56%) WCF
15 77 (30.56%) Microsoft
16 73 (28.97%) AngularJS
17 68 (26.98%) XML
18 61 (24.21%) ASP.NET MVC
19 60 (23.81%) LINQ
20 51 (20.24%) jQuery
21 46 (18.25%) Visual Studio
22 44 (17.46%) Multithreading
22 44 (17.46%) Multithreaded Programming
23 43 (17.06%) LINQ to SQL
24 41 (16.27%) Algorithms
25 40 (15.87%) JSON
26 39 (15.48%) T-SQL
27 38 (15.08%) HTML5

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 33 (13.10%) CMS
2 27 (10.71%) IIS
3 17 (6.75%) EPiServer
3 17 (6.75%) SharePoint
4 14 (5.56%) NServiceBus
5 12 (4.76%) Sitecore CMS
6 9 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
7 4 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.40%) CMS400.NET
9 1 (0.40%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.40%) nginx
9 1 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.40%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.19%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.79%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.79%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.40%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 20 (7.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 27 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (5.16%) SaaS
3 8 (3.17%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (2.78%) IaaS
4 7 (2.78%) PaaS
5 1 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.98%) DNS
2 2 (0.79%) Firewall
2 2 (0.79%) HTTP
2 2 (0.79%) Internet
2 2 (0.79%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.40%) 802.11
3 1 (0.40%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (0.40%) DHCP
3 1 (0.40%) DPNSS
3 1 (0.40%) Intranet
3 1 (0.40%) IP Telephony
3 1 (0.40%) IPsec
3 1 (0.40%) LAN
3 1 (0.40%) MPLS
3 1 (0.40%) Network Security
3 1 (0.40%) QSIG
3 1 (0.40%) SMTP
3 1 (0.40%) SNMP
3 1 (0.40%) Wireless
3 1 (0.40%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (53.97%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.52%) SQL Server 2012
2 24 (9.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (8.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (6.35%) Data Warehouse
5 14 (5.56%) Relational Database
6 11 (4.37%) NoSQL
7 9 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.78%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
10 6 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database
11 5 (1.98%) Oracle Database 11g
12 3 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 2 (0.79%) DB2
13 2 (0.79%) GIS
13 2 (0.79%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 2 (0.79%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 98 (38.89%) Team Foundation Server
2 46 (18.25%) Visual Studio
3 27 (10.71%) Git (software)
4 18 (7.14%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (5.16%) JSUnit
6 11 (4.37%) ReSharper
6 11 (4.37%) TeamCity
7 10 (3.97%) SpecFlow
8 7 (2.78%) NUnit
8 7 (2.78%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (2.38%) GoCD
9 6 (2.38%) Moq
9 6 (2.38%) NuGet
9 6 (2.38%) Selenium
10 5 (1.98%) MSTest
10 5 (1.98%) PostCSS
10 5 (1.98%) webpack
11 4 (1.59%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.59%) MSBuild
12 3 (1.19%) JIRA
General
1 35 (13.89%) Finance
2 4 (1.59%) Automotive
2 4 (1.59%) Electronics
2 4 (1.59%) Marketing
2 4 (1.59%) Publishing
3 2 (0.79%) Advertising
3 2 (0.79%) German Language
3 2 (0.79%) Retail
4 1 (0.40%) Aerospace
4 1 (0.40%) Back Office
4 1 (0.40%) Banking
4 1 (0.40%) Billing
4 1 (0.40%) Front Office
4 1 (0.40%) Law
4 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.40%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 234 (92.86%) Developer
2 161 (63.89%) .NET Developer
3 110 (43.65%) C# Developer
4 96 (38.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (15.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 38 (15.08%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 36 (14.29%) SQL Developer
8 35 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 19 (7.54%) Senior Developer
9 19 (7.54%) Software Developer
10 17 (6.75%) Senior .NET Developer
11 14 (5.56%) CRM Developer
11 14 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM Developer
11 14 (5.56%) Senior C# Developer
12 13 (5.16%) Full Stack Developer
12 13 (5.16%) Microsoft Developer
12 13 (5.16%) Senior C# .NET Developer
13 12 (4.76%) EPiServer Developer
14 11 (4.37%) Agile Developer
14 11 (4.37%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (100.00%) .NET
2 136 (53.97%) Entity Framework
3 113 (44.84%) ASP.NET
4 110 (43.65%) Web Services
5 103 (40.87%) HTML
6 97 (38.49%) CSS
7 80 (31.75%) ASP.NET Web API
8 77 (30.56%) WCF
9 73 (28.97%) AngularJS
10 68 (26.98%) XML
11 61 (24.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 60 (23.81%) LINQ
13 51 (20.24%) jQuery
14 43 (17.06%) LINQ to SQL
15 40 (15.87%) JSON
16 38 (15.08%) HTML5
17 36 (14.29%) Ajax
18 34 (13.49%) REST
19 26 (10.32%) RESTful
19 26 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 41 (16.27%) Algorithms
2 14 (5.56%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.16%) User Experience
4 11 (4.37%) Mobile App
4 11 (4.37%) Virtual Team
5 10 (3.97%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (2.38%) Management Information System
6 6 (2.38%) W3C
7 3 (1.19%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.79%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.40%) AS400
9 1 (0.40%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.40%) Graphic Design
9 1 (0.40%) Linux Command Line
9 1 (0.40%) NHS
9 1 (0.40%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 34 (13.49%) Windows
2 17 (6.75%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.59%) Android
4 1 (0.40%) Linux
4 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (46.83%) MVC
2 112 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (32.54%) TDD
4 44 (17.46%) Multithreaded Programming
4 44 (17.46%) Multithreading
5 37 (14.68%) Data Management
6 33 (13.10%) Concurrent Programming
7 31 (12.30%) Unit Testing
8 29 (11.51%) Scrum
9 22 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
10 21 (8.33%) MVVM
10 21 (8.33%) SOA
11 20 (7.94%) CRM
12 18 (7.14%) Domain-Driven Design
12 18 (7.14%) E-Commerce
13 17 (6.75%) Migration
13 17 (6.75%) SOLID
14 16 (6.35%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 16 (6.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 204 (80.95%) C#
2 123 (48.81%) JavaScript
3 109 (43.25%) SQL
4 39 (15.48%) T-SQL
5 16 (6.35%) TypeScript
6 11 (4.37%) PowerShell
6 11 (4.37%) VB
6 11 (4.37%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.78%) C
7 7 (2.78%) C++
8 5 (1.98%) ES6
9 4 (1.59%) F#
10 3 (1.19%) ECMAScript
10 3 (1.19%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.19%) Python
11 2 (0.79%) Java
11 2 (0.79%) VBA
12 1 (0.40%) VB6
12 1 (0.40%) X++
12 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 21 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 21 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 9 (3.57%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.19%) Degree
4 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.40%) CCNP
4 1 (0.40%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.40%) CISSP
4 1 (0.40%) CNA
4 1 (0.40%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.40%) ISEB
4 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.40%) Novell Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.98%) QA
2 1 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.40%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (0.40%) Docker
1 1 (0.40%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (0.40%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (1.98%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (1.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 77 (30.56%) Microsoft
2 24 (9.52%) Oracle
3 15 (5.95%) Sitecore
4 11 (4.37%) Infragistics
5 4 (1.59%) AppDynamics
5 4 (1.59%) ServiceNow
5 4 (1.59%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.79%) Apigee
6 2 (0.79%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.40%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.40%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.40%) Cisco
7 1 (0.40%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.40%) Mercator
7 1 (0.40%) Mitel
7 1 (0.40%) Riverbed
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) Siemens
7 1 (0.40%) Telerik
7 1 (0.40%) VMware
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £390 - £400 per day
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