Period
to 18 December 2018

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 18 December 2018 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 178 161
Rank change year-on-year +84 -17 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 435 236 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.58% 1.40% 1.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.82% 4.96% 5.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 173 151
South East median daily rate £425 £350 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -2.10% +2.14%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £291
90th Percentile £525 £475 £500
England median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
South East median hourly rate £50.00 - -
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year - +87.50% -40.00%

.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 5,561 4,759 4,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.01% 28.14% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,624 2,915 2,658
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £281
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
England median daily rate £485 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +2.54% +11.29% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 90 121
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26.65 £16.48 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.08 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

.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 18 December 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the South East over the 6 months to 18 December 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 18 December 2018. 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
Surrey +39 96 £475 +11.76% 36
Hampshire +30 95 £375 - 36
Kent +10 93 £425 +21.43% 27
Thames Valley +47 84 £425 +8.97% 54
Berkshire +15 47 £413 +3.13% 24
West Sussex +13 34 £375 +25.00% 14
East Sussex -2 28 £413 +26.92% 4
Buckinghamshire +29 21 £475 +31.03% 17
Oxfordshire +15 17 £425 +6.25% 13
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £325 - 3
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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.

1 435 (100.00%) .NET
2 368 (84.60%) C#
3 256 (58.85%) Entity Framework
4 242 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
5 202 (46.44%) SQL
5 202 (46.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 194 (44.60%) ASP.NET
7 189 (43.45%) SQL Server
7 189 (43.45%) MVC
8 183 (42.07%) JavaScript
9 154 (35.40%) AngularJS
10 148 (34.02%) TDD
11 136 (31.26%) Microsoft Azure
12 129 (29.66%) HTML
13 125 (28.74%) Microsoft
14 123 (28.28%) ASP.NET MVC
15 114 (26.21%) CSS
15 114 (26.21%) .NET Core
16 107 (24.60%) Scrum
17 88 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
18 86 (19.77%) Web Services
19 83 (19.08%) Test Automation
20 80 (18.39%) jQuery
21 76 (17.47%) Team Foundation Server
22 74 (17.01%) Visual Studio
22 74 (17.01%) Finance
23 73 (16.78%) WCF
24 66 (15.17%) Git (software)
25 64 (14.71%) RESTful
26 58 (13.33%) Unit Testing

.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 51 (11.72%) CMS
2 28 (6.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 22 (5.06%) IIS
4 20 (4.60%) SharePoint
5 17 (3.91%) Confluence
6 9 (2.07%) Umbraco
7 7 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
7 7 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
8 6 (1.38%) Apache
8 6 (1.38%) JBoss
8 6 (1.38%) WebLogic
9 5 (1.15%) MS Exchange
10 3 (0.69%) nginx
10 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 2 (0.46%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.23%) EPiServer
12 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
12 1 (0.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (1.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.23%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.46%) TIBCO iProcess
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 136 (31.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (8.28%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (3.68%) GitHub
3 16 (3.68%) Serverless
4 15 (3.45%) SaaS
5 10 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
6 4 (0.92%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.92%) npm
7 3 (0.69%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (0.69%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.46%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.46%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.46%) Office 365
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) IaaS
9 1 (0.23%) NuGet
9 1 (0.23%) Trello
9 1 (0.23%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.68%) HTTP
2 11 (2.53%) DNS
2 11 (2.53%) Internet
3 10 (2.30%) IMAP
3 10 (2.30%) SMTP
4 5 (1.15%) LAN
5 4 (0.92%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.69%) SSL
7 2 (0.46%) SMS
7 2 (0.46%) VLAN
7 2 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) Firewall
8 1 (0.23%) ICMP
8 1 (0.23%) Intranet
8 1 (0.23%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.23%) MQTT
8 1 (0.23%) Network Security
8 1 (0.23%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (43.45%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (5.29%) Relational Database
4 18 (4.14%) MongoDB
5 16 (3.68%) NoSQL
5 16 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 15 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.53%) SQL Server 2016
8 10 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 10 (2.30%) Redis
9 9 (2.07%) MySQL
10 7 (1.61%) Amazon Aurora
10 7 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
10 7 (1.61%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 6 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 5 (1.15%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (1.15%) PostgreSQL
12 5 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 4 (0.92%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 76 (17.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 74 (17.01%) Visual Studio
3 66 (15.17%) Git (software)
4 49 (11.26%) TeamCity
5 38 (8.74%) Visual Studio Team System
6 36 (8.28%) Selenium
7 24 (5.52%) JIRA
8 22 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 13 (2.99%) Jenkins
10 11 (2.53%) WebDriver
11 9 (2.07%) InstallShield
11 9 (2.07%) MSTest
11 9 (2.07%) ReSharper
12 8 (1.84%) Cucumber
12 8 (1.84%) IntelliJ
13 7 (1.61%) Eclipse
13 7 (1.61%) Grunt
13 7 (1.61%) gulp
14 6 (1.38%) JUnit
14 6 (1.38%) Ranorex
General
1 74 (17.01%) Finance
2 15 (3.45%) Retail
3 3 (0.69%) Advertising
3 3 (0.69%) Automotive
3 3 (0.69%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.23%) Legal
5 1 (0.23%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 375 (86.21%) Developer
2 269 (61.84%) .NET Developer
3 148 (34.02%) C# Developer
4 121 (27.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 55 (12.64%) ASP.NET Developer
6 53 (12.18%) Full Stack Developer
7 50 (11.49%) Senior Developer
8 47 (10.80%) Senior .NET Developer
9 43 (9.89%) SQL Developer
10 40 (9.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 40 (9.20%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 29 (6.67%) Angular Developer
12 20 (4.60%) JavaScript Developer
13 19 (4.37%) Azure Developer
14 18 (4.14%) Software Developer
15 16 (3.68%) Lead Developer
16 14 (3.22%) Lead .NET Developer
17 12 (2.76%) Architect
17 12 (2.76%) Software Engineer
18 11 (2.53%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 435 (100.00%) .NET
2 256 (58.85%) Entity Framework
3 202 (46.44%) ASP.NET Web API
4 194 (44.60%) ASP.NET
5 154 (35.40%) AngularJS
6 129 (29.66%) HTML
7 123 (28.28%) ASP.NET MVC
8 114 (26.21%) .NET Core
8 114 (26.21%) CSS
9 86 (19.77%) Web Services
10 80 (18.39%) jQuery
11 73 (16.78%) WCF
12 64 (14.71%) RESTful
13 58 (13.33%) XML
14 56 (12.87%) LINQ
15 48 (11.03%) HTML5
16 41 (9.43%) REST
17 37 (8.51%) ASP.NET Core
18 36 (8.28%) Angular 2
19 34 (7.82%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
2 18 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (2.99%) User Experience
4 11 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
5 8 (1.84%) Algorithms
5 8 (1.84%) W3C
6 7 (1.61%) iPad
7 5 (1.15%) PKI
8 4 (0.92%) Fintech
8 4 (0.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (0.69%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.69%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.46%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.23%) Cloud Native
11 1 (0.23%) EPoS
11 1 (0.23%) NHS
11 1 (0.23%) N-Tier
11 1 (0.23%) RIA
11 1 (0.23%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 41 (9.43%) Windows
2 17 (3.91%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.38%) Unix
3 6 (1.38%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.15%) Linux
4 5 (1.15%) Ubuntu
4 5 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.46%) Android
6 2 (0.46%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.23%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 242 (55.63%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (43.45%) MVC
3 148 (34.02%) TDD
4 107 (24.60%) Scrum
5 88 (20.23%) Continuous Integration
6 83 (19.08%) Test Automation
7 58 (13.33%) API Development
7 58 (13.33%) Unit Testing
8 57 (13.10%) OO
9 52 (11.95%) BDD
10 51 (11.72%) E-Commerce
11 49 (11.26%) Web Development
12 46 (10.57%) SOLID
13 44 (10.11%) SDLC
14 42 (9.66%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (8.97%) Microservices
16 33 (7.59%) Software Engineering
17 32 (7.36%) SOA
18 31 (7.13%) Deployment Automation
19 30 (6.90%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 368 (84.60%) C#
2 202 (46.44%) SQL
3 183 (42.07%) JavaScript
4 36 (8.28%) T-SQL
5 31 (7.13%) TypeScript
6 23 (5.29%) PowerShell
7 14 (3.22%) Java
7 14 (3.22%) VB.NET
8 8 (1.84%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.61%) Scala
10 5 (1.15%) R
11 4 (0.92%) Python
12 3 (0.69%) Groovy
12 3 (0.69%) Haskell
12 3 (0.69%) Perl
12 3 (0.69%) Ruby
12 3 (0.69%) VB
13 2 (0.46%) C++
13 2 (0.46%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.46%) XPath
Qualifications
1 28 (6.44%) Degree
2 12 (2.76%) SC Cleared
2 12 (2.76%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.23%) CCIE
3 1 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.23%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.30%) QA
2 3 (0.69%) WCAG
3 2 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.23%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.23%) PMO
System Software
1 37 (8.51%) Docker
2 7 (1.61%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 26 (5.98%) Kubernetes
2 11 (2.53%) Puppet
3 5 (1.15%) SCCM
3 5 (1.15%) SCOM
4 4 (0.92%) Ansible
4 4 (0.92%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.69%) Grafana
5 3 (0.69%) Kibana
6 1 (0.23%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 125 (28.74%) Microsoft
2 38 (8.74%) Sitecore
3 31 (7.13%) Oracle
4 14 (3.22%) Atlassian
5 9 (2.07%) Google
6 8 (1.84%) VMware
7 6 (1.38%) Telerik
7 6 (1.38%) webMethods
7 6 (1.38%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.15%) Citrix
9 4 (0.92%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 4 (0.92%) MuleSoft
10 2 (0.46%) Cisco
10 2 (0.46%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.46%) TIBCO
11 1 (0.23%) Apple
11 1 (0.23%) Fujitsu
11 1 (0.23%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.23%) Sage
11 1 (0.23%) Salesforce.com