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 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / South East
Rank 109 154 112
Rank change year-on-year +45 -42  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 142 117 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.81% 1.27% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.85% 5.37% 7.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 85 96
Median daily rate £345 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.22% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £313 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £408 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £60.62 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +61.64%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.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 2074 2177 2313
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 26.41% 23.67% 23.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 1253 1457 1341
Median daily rate £400 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.67% +1.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £512 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 51 54
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.00 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £67.89 £60.62 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 24 March 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 +9 37 £338 - 5
Hampshire +29 26 £390 +20.00% 21
Buckinghamshire +5 26 £388 +14.81% 1
Surrey +12 16 £425 +13.33% 13
Oxfordshire 0 15 £350 +84.21% 11
East Sussex +3 10 £350 +4.47% 2
Berkshire +14 7 £394 -1.56% 13
West Sussex +1 4 £335 -0.74% 10
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 258 (100.00%) .NET
2 210 (81.40%) C#
3 134 (51.94%) SQL Server
4 131 (50.78%) Entity Framework
5 128 (49.61%) JavaScript
6 117 (45.35%) MVC
7 115 (44.57%) ASP.NET
8 109 (42.25%) SQL
9 98 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
10 97 (37.60%) HTML
11 83 (32.17%) CSS
11 83 (32.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 80 (31.01%) Web Services
13 75 (29.07%) AngularJS
14 73 (28.29%) TDD
15 72 (27.91%) Microsoft
16 69 (26.74%) XML
16 69 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 64 (24.81%) ASP.NET MVC
18 59 (22.87%) LINQ
19 58 (22.48%) Visual Studio
20 56 (21.71%) WCF
21 46 (17.83%) jQuery
22 38 (14.73%) JSON
22 38 (14.73%) HTML5
23 36 (13.95%) Multithreading
23 36 (13.95%) LINQ to SQL
23 36 (13.95%) Multithreaded Programming
24 35 (13.57%) T-SQL
25 34 (13.18%) Algorithms

.NET Framework
Top Related 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 (8.53%) CMS
2 21 (8.14%) IIS
3 16 (6.20%) EPiServer
4 12 (4.65%) BizTalk Server
4 12 (4.65%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.71%) NServiceBus
5 7 (2.71%) SharePoint
5 7 (2.71%) Sitecore CMS
6 5 (1.94%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.39%) CMS400.NET
7 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 16 (6.20%) MS Excel
2 8 (3.10%) MS Office
2 8 (3.10%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 16 (6.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.39%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 31 (12.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (3.10%) SaaS
3 6 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (1.94%) IaaS
4 5 (1.94%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.78%) DNS
1 2 (0.78%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (51.94%) SQL Server
2 28 (10.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (7.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (6.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (5.81%) NoSQL
6 14 (5.43%) SQL Server 2014
7 12 (4.65%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
8 11 (4.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (3.88%) Azure SQL Database
10 8 (3.10%) DB2
11 7 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
12 6 (2.33%) MongoDB
12 6 (2.33%) MS Access
13 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database
13 4 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (1.16%) GIS
15 2 (0.78%) Geospatial Data
15 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 1 (0.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 83 (32.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 58 (22.48%) Visual Studio
3 24 (9.30%) Git (software)
4 20 (7.75%) Visual Studio Team System
5 13 (5.04%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.65%) webpack
7 11 (4.26%) Selenium
8 9 (3.49%) Grunt
8 9 (3.49%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.71%) gulp
9 7 (2.71%) JSUnit
9 7 (2.71%) Moq
9 7 (2.71%) MSBuild
9 7 (2.71%) MSTest
10 6 (2.33%) GoCD
10 6 (2.33%) NuGet
10 6 (2.33%) NUnit
11 5 (1.94%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.94%) Subversion
12 4 (1.55%) ReSharper
General
1 29 (11.24%) Finance
2 7 (2.71%) Marketing
3 4 (1.55%) Automotive
3 4 (1.55%) Electronics
3 4 (1.55%) Publishing
4 3 (1.16%) German Language
4 3 (1.16%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.16%) Retail
5 1 (0.39%) Advertising
5 1 (0.39%) Back Office
5 1 (0.39%) Banking
5 1 (0.39%) Front Office
5 1 (0.39%) Law
5 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 238 (92.25%) Developer
2 153 (59.30%) .NET Developer
3 113 (43.80%) C# Developer
4 103 (39.92%) C# .NET Developer
5 40 (15.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 35 (13.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (12.02%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 30 (11.63%) SQL Developer
9 20 (7.75%) Microsoft Developer
9 20 (7.75%) Senior Developer
10 19 (7.36%) Senior .NET Developer
11 18 (6.98%) Software Developer
12 17 (6.59%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 17 (6.59%) Senior C# Developer
13 15 (5.81%) CRM Developer
13 15 (5.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
13 15 (5.81%) JavaScript Developer
14 13 (5.04%) Full Stack Developer
15 12 (4.65%) EPiServer Developer
15 12 (4.65%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 258 (100.00%) .NET
2 131 (50.78%) Entity Framework
3 115 (44.57%) ASP.NET
4 97 (37.60%) HTML
5 83 (32.17%) CSS
6 80 (31.01%) Web Services
7 75 (29.07%) AngularJS
8 69 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
8 69 (26.74%) XML
9 64 (24.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 59 (22.87%) LINQ
11 56 (21.71%) WCF
12 46 (17.83%) jQuery
13 38 (14.73%) HTML5
13 38 (14.73%) JSON
14 36 (13.95%) LINQ to SQL
15 30 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 29 (11.24%) REST
17 27 (10.47%) Ajax
18 21 (8.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 34 (13.18%) Algorithms
2 13 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (4.26%) Mobile App
4 7 (2.71%) User Experience
5 4 (1.55%) Virtual Team
6 2 (0.78%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) AS400
7 1 (0.39%) Clustering
7 1 (0.39%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) Graphic Design
7 1 (0.39%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 23 (8.91%) Windows
2 13 (5.04%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.55%) Android
4 3 (1.16%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.35%) MVC
2 98 (37.98%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (28.29%) TDD
4 36 (13.95%) Multithreaded Programming
4 36 (13.95%) Multithreading
5 32 (12.40%) Concurrent Programming
6 30 (11.63%) Data Management
7 25 (9.69%) Scrum
8 24 (9.30%) Web Development
9 22 (8.53%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.14%) Unit Testing
11 17 (6.59%) Front End Development
11 17 (6.59%) SOA
12 16 (6.20%) CRM
12 16 (6.20%) Dependency Injection
13 15 (5.81%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.04%) OO
15 12 (4.65%) High Availability
15 12 (4.65%) Migration
15 12 (4.65%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 210 (81.40%) C#
2 128 (49.61%) JavaScript
3 109 (42.25%) SQL
4 35 (13.57%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.04%) PowerShell
5 13 (5.04%) TypeScript
6 10 (3.88%) VB
6 10 (3.88%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.49%) VBA
8 6 (2.33%) ES6
9 4 (1.55%) C++
9 4 (1.55%) F#
10 3 (1.16%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.78%) C
11 2 (0.78%) Python
12 1 (0.39%) Java
12 1 (0.39%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 27 (10.47%) Security Cleared
2 24 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 11 (4.26%) DV Cleared
4 5 (1.94%) Degree
5 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (0.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.71%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (2.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 72 (27.91%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.85%) Oracle
3 12 (4.65%) Xamarin
4 8 (3.10%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.33%) AppDynamics
6 5 (1.94%) ServiceNow
7 4 (1.55%) Infragistics
8 2 (0.78%) DevExpress
8 2 (0.78%) SAP
9 1 (0.39%) Avaya
9 1 (0.39%) Genesys
9 1 (0.39%) Mercator
9 1 (0.39%) Telerik
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Farnham, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
Rate: £250 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Difrent
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £430 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham
Spectrum IT
Posted: 16 days ago