Period
to 19 June 2019

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 19 June 2019 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
19 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 141 134
Rank change year-on-year +25 -7 +43
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 297 263 253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.01% 1.60% 1.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.95% 5.21% 6.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 189 156
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.29% +3.70%
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
90th Percentile £550 £488 £450
England median daily rate £450 £415 £365
% change year-on-year +8.43% +13.70% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £46.25 £46.42 £40.00
% change year-on-year -0.36% +16.04% -3.03%

.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 4,271 5,048 4,182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 28.93% 30.65% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,735 3,201 2,584
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.59% +0.63%
10th Percentile £331 £310 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 96 77
South East median hourly rate £48.40 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.88% -1.16% +7.50%
10th Percentile £20.04 £8.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £56.88 £57.50
England median hourly rate £44.00 £42.38 £40.38
% change year-on-year +3.82% +4.96% +6.97%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 19 June 2019.

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 6 months to 19 June 2019. 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 +61 104 £440 +8.31% 21
Surrey +44 69 £500 +14.29% 11
Hampshire -40 49 £445 +14.10% 5
Berkshire +16 46 £440 +12.82% 8
Buckinghamshire +35 45 £450 +5.88% 5
Kent +1 32 £451 +33.21% 10
West Sussex +28 29 £438 -14.63% 4
Oxfordshire +37 15 £400 +40.35% 8
East Sussex -6 13 £475 +30.58% 3
Middlesex +14 10 £500 +33.33%
M4 Corridor -1 1 - -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 19 June 2019, 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.

1 297 (100.00%) .NET
2 262 (88.22%) C#
3 154 (51.85%) Entity Framework
4 151 (50.84%) JavaScript
5 143 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 138 (46.46%) SQL
7 137 (46.13%) SQL Server
8 123 (41.41%) ASP.NET
9 120 (40.40%) HTML
10 114 (38.38%) MVC
11 112 (37.71%) CSS
12 108 (36.36%) AngularJS
13 100 (33.67%) Microsoft Azure
14 96 (32.32%) TDD
15 94 (31.65%) ASP.NET Web API
16 93 (31.31%) .NET Core
17 81 (27.27%) jQuery
18 80 (26.94%) Microsoft
19 79 (26.60%) Web Services
20 71 (23.91%) Visual Studio
21 68 (22.90%) ASP.NET MVC
22 63 (21.21%) RESTful
23 62 (20.88%) Scrum
24 59 (19.87%) OO
25 48 (16.16%) Microservices
26 47 (15.82%) DevOps
27 46 (15.49%) T-SQL
27 46 (15.49%) Git (software)
28 45 (15.15%) SOLID
29 44 (14.81%) 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 15 (5.05%) CMS
2 9 (3.03%) Confluence
3 8 (2.69%) Apache
3 8 (2.69%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.36%) SharePoint
5 6 (2.02%) IIS
6 5 (1.68%) JBoss
6 5 (1.68%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.35%) nginx
7 4 (1.35%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.34%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.34%) Mule
9 1 (0.34%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 3 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 100 (33.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (6.73%) PaaS
3 16 (5.39%) IaaS
3 16 (5.39%) Serverless
4 14 (4.71%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (4.71%) Azure Functions
5 13 (4.38%) SaaS
6 12 (4.04%) Azure Active Directory
7 10 (3.37%) npm
8 9 (3.03%) GitHub
9 6 (2.02%) Azure Data Factory
10 5 (1.68%) Google Analytics
11 4 (1.35%) Cloud Computing
11 4 (1.35%) Google Cloud Platform
11 4 (1.35%) NuGet
11 4 (1.35%) OpenShift
12 2 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
12 2 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
12 2 (0.67%) Slack
13 1 (0.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.36%) Network Security
2 5 (1.68%) HTTP
2 5 (1.68%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.35%) SSL
4 1 (0.34%) DHCP
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (46.13%) SQL Server
2 28 (9.43%) Relational Database
3 24 (8.08%) Azure SQL Database
4 23 (7.74%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (5.72%) MongoDB
6 14 (4.71%) Redis
7 12 (4.04%) Cosmos DB
7 12 (4.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (3.70%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (3.03%) NoSQL
9 9 (3.03%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (2.36%) SQL Server 2012
11 6 (2.02%) Oracle Database
12 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
13 4 (1.35%) Data Lake
13 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (1.01%) GIS
14 3 (1.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (1.01%) SSDT
15 2 (0.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 71 (23.91%) Visual Studio
2 46 (15.49%) Git (software)
3 44 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (7.41%) TeamCity
5 20 (6.73%) Visual Studio Team System
6 19 (6.40%) NUnit
7 16 (5.39%) Grunt
7 16 (5.39%) Jenkins
8 15 (5.05%) JIRA
8 15 (5.05%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (4.38%) MSTest
10 12 (4.04%) Selenium
10 12 (4.04%) Subversion
11 11 (3.70%) Bower
11 11 (3.70%) Moq
12 9 (3.03%) Mocha
13 7 (2.36%) Bitbucket
13 7 (2.36%) Karma Test Runner
14 6 (2.02%) gulp
14 6 (2.02%) SpecFlow
General
1 32 (10.77%) Finance
2 12 (4.04%) Retail
3 6 (2.02%) Automotive
4 4 (1.35%) Marketing
5 3 (1.01%) Banking
5 3 (1.01%) Legal
5 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
6 2 (0.67%) Advertising
6 2 (0.67%) Electronics
6 2 (0.67%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.67%) French Language
6 2 (0.67%) German Language
6 2 (0.67%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Law
Job Titles
1 239 (80.47%) Developer
2 141 (47.47%) .NET Developer
3 90 (30.30%) C# Developer
4 76 (25.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 41 (13.80%) Full Stack Developer
6 32 (10.77%) Angular Developer
7 27 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 19 (6.40%) ASP.NET Developer
9 17 (5.72%) Senior Developer
10 15 (5.05%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 14 (4.71%) Senior .NET Developer
12 13 (4.38%) WPF Developer
13 12 (4.04%) Sitecore Developer
13 12 (4.04%) SQL Developer
14 11 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
14 11 (3.70%) Azure DevOps
15 10 (3.37%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 10 (3.37%) Senior C# Developer
16 9 (3.03%) C# Software Developer
16 9 (3.03%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 297 (100.00%) .NET
2 154 (51.85%) Entity Framework
3 123 (41.41%) ASP.NET
4 120 (40.40%) HTML
5 112 (37.71%) CSS
6 108 (36.36%) AngularJS
7 94 (31.65%) ASP.NET Web API
8 93 (31.31%) .NET Core
9 81 (27.27%) jQuery
10 79 (26.60%) Web Services
11 68 (22.90%) ASP.NET MVC
12 63 (21.21%) RESTful
13 44 (14.81%) HTML5
13 44 (14.81%) JSON
14 40 (13.47%) SOAP
15 38 (12.79%) XML
16 35 (11.78%) Angular 2
17 34 (11.45%) REST
17 34 (11.45%) WCF
18 32 (10.77%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.05%) EPoS
2 11 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (3.70%) Management Information System
3 9 (3.03%) User Experience
4 7 (2.36%) Embedded Systems
4 7 (2.36%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.02%) Algorithms
5 6 (2.02%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.35%) Clustering
6 4 (1.35%) iPad
7 3 (1.01%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.67%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.34%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (7.41%) Windows
2 11 (3.70%) Linux
3 5 (1.68%) Ubuntu
4 4 (1.35%) Unix
5 1 (0.34%) Android
5 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.34%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 114 (38.38%) MVC
3 96 (32.32%) TDD
4 62 (20.88%) Scrum
5 59 (19.87%) OO
6 48 (16.16%) Microservices
7 47 (15.82%) DevOps
8 45 (15.15%) SOLID
9 41 (13.80%) Unit Testing
10 35 (11.78%) Continuous Integration
10 35 (11.78%) Test Automation
11 34 (11.45%) BDD
12 29 (9.76%) API Development
12 29 (9.76%) Software Engineering
13 23 (7.74%) Continuous Improvement
14 22 (7.41%) Web Development
15 19 (6.40%) Problem-Solving
16 16 (5.39%) SDLC
17 15 (5.05%) Continuous Delivery
17 15 (5.05%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 262 (88.22%) C#
2 151 (50.84%) JavaScript
3 138 (46.46%) SQL
4 46 (15.49%) T-SQL
5 24 (8.08%) PowerShell
5 24 (8.08%) TypeScript
6 13 (4.38%) Java
6 13 (4.38%) Python
7 9 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 7 (2.36%) ES6
8 7 (2.36%) VB.NET
9 6 (2.02%) F#
10 5 (1.68%) C++
11 4 (1.35%) Groovy
11 4 (1.35%) Haskell
11 4 (1.35%) Perl
11 4 (1.35%) Ruby
11 4 (1.35%) Scala
11 4 (1.35%) XAML
12 3 (1.01%) PHP
Qualifications
1 16 (5.39%) Security Cleared
2 14 (4.71%) Degree
2 14 (4.71%) SC Cleared
3 9 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (1.68%) ISEB
4 5 (1.68%) ISTQB
4 5 (1.68%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (1.01%) DBS Check
6 2 (0.67%) PhD
7 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) QA
2 7 (2.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 28 (9.43%) Docker
2 14 (4.71%) Active Directory
3 9 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.34%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 15 (5.05%) Kubernetes
2 12 (4.04%) Puppet
3 8 (2.69%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.68%) Kibana
5 4 (1.35%) Grafana
5 4 (1.35%) HP ALM
6 3 (1.01%) Ansible
7 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.67%) Terraform
8 1 (0.34%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
8 1 (0.34%) Salt
8 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 80 (26.94%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.45%) Oracle
3 13 (4.38%) Sitecore
4 9 (3.03%) Google
5 8 (2.69%) Xamarin
6 6 (2.02%) SAP
7 4 (1.35%) HP
7 4 (1.35%) Micro Focus
7 4 (1.35%) webMethods
8 3 (1.01%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.01%) Cypress Semiconductor
8 3 (1.01%) Databricks
8 3 (1.01%) MuleSoft
8 3 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.67%) Klocwork
10 1 (0.34%) Qualys
10 1 (0.34%) Sonatype
10 1 (0.34%) Splunk
10 1 (0.34%) Telerik
10 1 (0.34%) VMware