Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 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
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 164 156 167
Rank change year-on-year -8 +11 -32
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 223 241 261
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.34% 1.45% 1.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 5.40% 5.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 139 183
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £350
10th Percentile £313 £291 £281
90th Percentile £465 £500 £475
England median daily rate £390 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +2.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 5
South East median hourly rate - £40.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.25% +3.90%
England median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +34.62% -23.53% +13.33%

.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 4566 4462 5119
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 27.53% 26.85% 26.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2821 2713 3305
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +4.83%
10th Percentile £300 £281 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £513
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 90 127 118
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £41.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.76% +9.33% +15.38%
10th Percentile £14.78 £12.25 £14.99
90th Percentile £50.08 £55.20 £51.33
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%

.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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Kent +5 62 £350 +7.69% 8
Thames Valley -13 58 £380 +1.33% 26
Hampshire +9 41 £375 +7.14% 13
Surrey -30 40 £425 +18.88% 8
Berkshire +14 27 £400 +6.67% 14
East Sussex -2 18 £325 -10.34% 3
Buckinghamshire -30 17 £363 +7.41% 3
Oxfordshire -4 14 £400 -27.27% 9
West Sussex -18 4 £300 -18.92% 7
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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.

1 223 (100.00%) .NET
2 180 (80.72%) C#
3 154 (69.06%) SQL Server
4 141 (63.23%) MVC
5 120 (53.81%) Entity Framework
6 113 (50.67%) ASP.NET
7 111 (49.78%) JavaScript
8 109 (48.88%) HTML
9 104 (46.64%) CSS
10 96 (43.05%) SQL
11 93 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
11 93 (41.70%) AngularJS
11 93 (41.70%) ASP.NET Web API
12 81 (36.32%) Web Services
13 75 (33.63%) TDD
14 72 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
15 69 (30.94%) Microsoft
16 56 (25.11%) Visual Studio
17 55 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
18 54 (24.22%) jQuery
19 49 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
20 46 (20.63%) Web Development
20 46 (20.63%) T-SQL
21 44 (19.73%) WCF
22 39 (17.49%) LINQ
23 38 (17.04%) Scrum
24 37 (16.59%) XML
25 32 (14.35%) Oracle
26 30 (13.45%) Windows
26 30 (13.45%) E-Commerce

.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 22 (9.87%) CMS
2 21 (9.42%) IIS
3 14 (6.28%) Sitecore CMS
4 9 (4.04%) NServiceBus
5 6 (2.69%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.79%) Sitefinity
7 3 (1.35%) Confluence
8 2 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.45%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (0.90%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (4.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (21.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (3.14%) PaaS
3 5 (2.24%) IaaS
4 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (1.79%) Office 365
4 4 (1.79%) SaaS
5 3 (1.35%) Firebase
5 3 (1.35%) npm
6 2 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.45%) G Suite
7 1 (0.45%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.24%) Internet
2 4 (1.79%) DNS
3 3 (1.35%) IMAP
3 3 (1.35%) SMTP
4 2 (0.90%) Intranet
4 2 (0.90%) SMS
5 1 (0.45%) DHCP
5 1 (0.45%) LDAP
5 1 (0.45%) SAN
5 1 (0.45%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (69.06%) SQL Server
2 27 (12.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 22 (9.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (9.42%) Relational Database
5 17 (7.62%) Data Warehouse
5 17 (7.62%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (4.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 7 (3.14%) MySQL
7 7 (3.14%) RDBMS
7 7 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 6 (2.69%) Datazen
8 6 (2.69%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.69%) Oracle Reports
8 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
9 5 (2.24%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.79%) GIS
11 3 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
12 2 (0.90%) Redis
Development Applications
1 56 (25.11%) Visual Studio
2 55 (24.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 30 (13.45%) Git (software)
4 14 (6.28%) ReSharper
5 10 (4.48%) NUnit
6 9 (4.04%) Moq
7 8 (3.59%) Visual Studio Team System
8 7 (3.14%) MSBuild
8 7 (3.14%) Selenium
9 6 (2.69%) JIRA
9 6 (2.69%) JSUnit
9 6 (2.69%) SpecFlow
9 6 (2.69%) Subversion
9 6 (2.69%) TeamCity
10 5 (2.24%) Grunt
10 5 (2.24%) gulp
10 5 (2.24%) MSTest
10 5 (2.24%) PostCSS
11 4 (1.79%) webpack
12 3 (1.35%) Bower
General
1 21 (9.42%) Finance
2 7 (3.14%) Marketing
3 6 (2.69%) Banking
4 5 (2.24%) Advertising
5 2 (0.90%) Automotive
5 2 (0.90%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.45%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Games
6 1 (0.45%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.45%) Retail
Job Titles
1 201 (90.13%) Developer
2 123 (55.16%) .NET Developer
3 88 (39.46%) C# Developer
4 62 (27.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 29 (13.00%) SQL Developer
6 27 (12.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 24 (10.76%) Web Developer
8 23 (10.31%) Full Stack Developer
9 21 (9.42%) .NET Web Developer
10 18 (8.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (7.62%) Senior Developer
11 17 (7.62%) T-SQL Developer
12 16 (7.17%) Database Developer
12 16 (7.17%) SQL Database Developer
12 16 (7.17%) SSIS Developer
13 13 (5.83%) Agile .NET Developer
13 13 (5.83%) Agile Developer
14 12 (5.38%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (4.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 10 (4.48%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (100.00%) .NET
2 120 (53.81%) Entity Framework
3 113 (50.67%) ASP.NET
4 109 (48.88%) HTML
5 104 (46.64%) CSS
6 93 (41.70%) AngularJS
6 93 (41.70%) ASP.NET Web API
7 81 (36.32%) Web Services
8 72 (32.29%) ASP.NET MVC
9 54 (24.22%) jQuery
10 44 (19.73%) WCF
11 39 (17.49%) LINQ
12 37 (16.59%) XML
13 30 (13.45%) KnockoutJS
14 29 (13.00%) HTML5
15 24 (10.76%) REST
16 23 (10.31%) RESTful
17 21 (9.42%) Backbone.js
18 19 (8.52%) JSON
18 19 (8.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.62%) Algorithms
2 14 (6.28%) Greenfield Project
3 13 (5.83%) User Experience
4 9 (4.04%) N-Tier
5 7 (3.14%) Computer Science
5 7 (3.14%) Mobile App
6 4 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.79%) W3C
7 3 (1.35%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.90%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.45%) Clustering
9 1 (0.45%) Fintech
9 1 (0.45%) iPad
9 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 30 (13.45%) Windows
2 20 (8.97%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.90%) Linux
4 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (63.23%) MVC
2 93 (41.70%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (33.63%) TDD
4 46 (20.63%) Web Development
5 38 (17.04%) Scrum
6 30 (13.45%) E-Commerce
7 25 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
7 25 (11.21%) OWASP
8 22 (9.87%) MVVM
9 21 (9.42%) OO
9 21 (9.42%) Prototyping
9 21 (9.42%) SDLC
9 21 (9.42%) Software Architecture
10 18 (8.07%) High Availability
10 18 (8.07%) Migration
11 17 (7.62%) Data Management
11 17 (7.62%) Statistics
12 15 (6.73%) Front End Development
13 14 (6.28%) SOA
13 14 (6.28%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 180 (80.72%) C#
2 111 (49.78%) JavaScript
3 96 (43.05%) SQL
4 46 (20.63%) T-SQL
5 26 (11.66%) VB.NET
6 12 (5.38%) TypeScript
7 9 (4.04%) PowerShell
8 7 (3.14%) C++
9 4 (1.79%) ES6
9 4 (1.79%) F#
9 4 (1.79%) Java
10 3 (1.35%) ECMAScript
10 3 (1.35%) Ruby
11 2 (0.90%) VB
11 2 (0.90%) XAML
12 1 (0.45%) Perl
12 1 (0.45%) PHP
12 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (3.59%) Degree
2 7 (3.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 4 (1.79%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.35%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.93%) QA
2 1 (0.45%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.45%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.45%) PMO
2 1 (0.45%) PSD2
System Software
1 3 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.45%) vSphere
2 1 (0.45%) XenApp
2 1 (0.45%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.45%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.45%) NetBackup
2 1 (0.45%) Packer
2 1 (0.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.45%) SCOM
2 1 (0.45%) SCOrch
2 1 (0.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 69 (30.94%) Microsoft
2 32 (14.35%) Oracle
3 17 (7.62%) Sitecore
4 10 (4.48%) Sybase
5 6 (2.69%) Xamarin
6 4 (1.79%) ESRI
6 4 (1.79%) Google
7 3 (1.35%) AppDynamics
7 3 (1.35%) Apple
7 3 (1.35%) HP
7 3 (1.35%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.90%) Remedy
8 2 (0.90%) SAP
8 2 (0.90%) Telerik
9 1 (0.45%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.45%) Capita
9 1 (0.45%) McAfee
9 1 (0.45%) NetApp
9 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.45%) VMware