Period
to 9 April 2020

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 6 months to 9 April 2020 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
6 months to
9 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 117 154
Rank change year-on-year -18 +37 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 142 343 269
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 1.50% 2.18% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.50% 7.12% 5.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 271 196
Median daily rate £400 £450 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £307 £343 £313
90th Percentile £493 £550 £511
England median daily rate £425 £450 £420
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £50.00 -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +20.00%

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

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
South East
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 2,185 4,819 4,946
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 23.04% 30.67% 29.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,346 3,150 3,095
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £313 £325 £311
90th Percentile £576 £576 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +7.95%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 69 85
Median hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £30.00 £21.14 £9.05
90th Percentile £73.75 £57.50 £58.75
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% +3.66% +1.23%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in the South East

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in the South East.

Daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the South East

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Framework in the South East over the 6 months to 9 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the South East

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in the South East.

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 6 months to 9 April 2020. 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
Thames Valley +18 70 £390 -7.69% 24
Berkshire +23 34 £400 -3.03% 12
West Sussex +9 27 £450 +12.50% 21
Buckinghamshire 0 25 £408 -14.21% 5
Hampshire +41 18 £475 +5.56% 18
Surrey -8 18 £388 -22.50% 36
Oxfordshire +18 11 £375 -6.25% 7
Kent -16 9 £308 -31.28% 6
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 9 April 2020, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 South East region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 142 (100.00%) .NET
2 118 (83.10%) C#
3 88 (61.97%) SQL Server
4 73 (51.41%) SQL
5 69 (48.59%) JavaScript
6 66 (46.48%) Azure
7 65 (45.77%) MVC
8 63 (44.37%) Microsoft
9 61 (42.96%) Entity Framework
10 56 (39.44%) HTML
11 55 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
12 50 (35.21%) ASP.NET
13 43 (30.28%) CSS
13 43 (30.28%) jQuery
14 42 (29.58%) ASP.NET Web API
15 38 (26.76%) T-SQL
16 34 (23.94%) DevOps
17 33 (23.24%) AngularJS
18 32 (22.54%) React
19 29 (20.42%) LINQ
20 28 (19.72%) Scrum
20 28 (19.72%) .NET Core
21 26 (18.31%) Unit Testing
21 26 (18.31%) Git (software)
21 26 (18.31%) HTML5
22 25 (17.61%) XML
23 23 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
23 23 (16.20%) TDD
24 22 (15.49%) OOP
25 20 (14.08%) Windows

.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 19 (13.38%) SharePoint
2 14 (9.86%) CMS
3 10 (7.04%) IIS
4 8 (5.63%) EPiServer
5 3 (2.11%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.41%) Drupal
6 2 (1.41%) JBoss
6 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.41%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
6 2 (1.41%) WordPress
7 1 (0.70%) Apache
7 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.70%) nginx
7 1 (0.70%) SugarCRM
7 1 (0.70%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 10 (7.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 66 (46.48%) Azure
2 14 (9.86%) Serverless
3 11 (7.75%) Azure Functions
4 10 (7.04%) Power Platform
5 9 (6.34%) Azure Active Directory
6 8 (5.63%) AWS
7 7 (4.93%) GitHub
8 6 (4.23%) PaaS
9 5 (3.52%) IaaS
10 4 (2.82%) GCP
10 4 (2.82%) PowerApps
10 4 (2.82%) SaaS
11 2 (1.41%) Google Analytics
11 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Flow
11 2 (1.41%) Office 365
12 1 (0.70%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.70%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.23%) DNS
2 5 (3.52%) IPv6
3 3 (2.11%) Skype
4 2 (1.41%) HTTP
4 2 (1.41%) Network Security
5 1 (0.70%) 802.15
5 1 (0.70%) SSL
5 1 (0.70%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.70%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (61.97%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.86%) NoSQL
3 13 (9.15%) Cosmos DB
4 11 (7.75%) Azure SQL Database
5 8 (5.63%) Power BI
5 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.93%) Data Lake
6 7 (4.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (4.23%) Apache Cassandra
7 6 (4.23%) Big Data
7 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
8 5 (3.52%) SQL Server 2014
9 4 (2.82%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.11%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.41%) Data Warehouse
11 2 (1.41%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 26 (18.31%) Git (software)
2 20 (14.08%) Visual Studio
3 16 (11.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (7.04%) JIRA
5 8 (5.63%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (5.63%) Selenium
6 5 (3.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (3.52%) JMeter
6 5 (3.52%) NUnit
6 5 (3.52%) ReSharper
6 5 (3.52%) SpecFlow
6 5 (3.52%) StyleCop
6 5 (3.52%) Visual Studio Team System
7 3 (2.11%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.41%) Ant
8 2 (1.41%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.41%) Eclipse
9 1 (0.70%) Grunt
9 1 (0.70%) Karma Test Runner
9 1 (0.70%) Mocha
General
1 17 (11.97%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Retail
3 5 (3.52%) Public Sector
4 4 (2.82%) German Language
5 3 (2.11%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.41%) French Language
6 2 (1.41%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.70%) Automotive
7 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.70%) Law
7 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 112 (78.87%) Developer
2 77 (54.23%) .NET Developer
3 33 (23.24%) C# Developer
4 32 (22.54%) Software Developer
5 25 (17.61%) C# .NET Developer
6 15 (10.56%) C# Software Developer
7 14 (9.86%) Senior Developer
8 12 (8.45%) .NET Software Developer
8 12 (8.45%) Senior .NET Developer
9 8 (5.63%) DevOps Developer
10 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 5 (3.52%) C# VB.NET Developer
11 5 (3.52%) C# WCF Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Full Stack Developer
11 5 (3.52%) Performance Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) QA Engineer
11 5 (3.52%) Technical Manager
11 5 (3.52%) Technical Operations Manager
11 5 (3.52%) VB.NET Developer
11 5 (3.52%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (100.00%) .NET
2 61 (42.96%) Entity Framework
3 56 (39.44%) HTML
4 50 (35.21%) ASP.NET
5 43 (30.28%) CSS
5 43 (30.28%) jQuery
6 42 (29.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (23.24%) AngularJS
8 32 (22.54%) React
9 29 (20.42%) LINQ
10 28 (19.72%) .NET Core
11 26 (18.31%) HTML5
12 25 (17.61%) XML
13 18 (12.68%) Web Services
14 16 (11.27%) OAuth
15 14 (9.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (9.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (9.15%) WCF
17 12 (8.45%) REST
18 11 (7.75%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.93%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (4.93%) EPoS
2 6 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.23%) Data Structures
3 4 (2.82%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (2.11%) Clustering
5 2 (1.41%) Blog
5 2 (1.41%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.41%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.41%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.70%) CESG
6 1 (0.70%) Digital TV
6 1 (0.70%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (0.70%) Life Science
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.70%) NHS
6 1 (0.70%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.70%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.70%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.08%) Windows
2 13 (9.15%) Linux
3 5 (3.52%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.11%) Android
4 3 (2.11%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.70%) CentOS
5 1 (0.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.70%) Unix
5 1 (0.70%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (45.77%) MVC
2 55 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (23.94%) DevOps
4 28 (19.72%) Scrum
5 26 (18.31%) Unit Testing
6 23 (16.20%) Continuous Integration
6 23 (16.20%) TDD
7 22 (15.49%) OOP
8 19 (13.38%) OO
9 18 (12.68%) Test Automation
9 18 (12.68%) Web Development
10 17 (11.97%) BDD
10 17 (11.97%) SOLID
11 16 (11.27%) SDLC
12 13 (9.15%) Problem-Solving
13 12 (8.45%) CRM
13 12 (8.45%) SOA
13 12 (8.45%) Test Scripting
14 10 (7.04%) B2C
14 10 (7.04%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 118 (83.10%) C#
2 73 (51.41%) SQL
3 69 (48.59%) JavaScript
4 38 (26.76%) T-SQL
5 13 (9.15%) TypeScript
6 9 (6.34%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.63%) PowerShell
8 7 (4.93%) Bash Shell
8 7 (4.93%) Java
9 6 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.23%) Python
9 6 (4.23%) XAML
10 4 (2.82%) C
10 4 (2.82%) PHP
11 3 (2.11%) C++
11 3 (2.11%) R
12 2 (1.41%) VB
13 1 (0.70%) Perl
13 1 (0.70%) VBA
13 1 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (9.86%) Degree
2 12 (8.45%) Security Cleared
3 11 (7.75%) SC Cleared
4 6 (4.23%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (3.52%) ISTQB
5 5 (3.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (2.82%) MCAD
6 4 (2.82%) MCITP
6 4 (2.82%) MCPD
7 2 (1.41%) MCP
8 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (13.38%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (9.86%) Docker
2 7 (4.93%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.11%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 9 (6.34%) Kubernetes
2 8 (5.63%) Puppet
2 8 (5.63%) Terraform
3 7 (4.93%) MIIS
4 5 (3.52%) HP ALM
5 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.70%) cPanel
6 1 (0.70%) Grafana
6 1 (0.70%) Kibana
6 1 (0.70%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 63 (44.37%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Xamarin
3 11 (7.75%) Oracle
4 5 (3.52%) Google
4 5 (3.52%) HP
5 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.70%) Agnitio
6 1 (0.70%) CA
6 1 (0.70%) hybris
6 1 (0.70%) Mapbox
6 1 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.70%) webMethods