Period
to 18 October 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 October 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 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 108 172 160
Rank change year-on-year +64 -12 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 375 222 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.28% 1.36% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.89% 4.96% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 262 166 140
South East median daily rate £424 £350 £354
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.07% -1.06% +1.07%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £288
90th Percentile £525 £438 £501
England median daily rate £425 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +13.33% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 1
South East median hourly rate £35.75 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.88% +4.94% +8.00%
10th Percentile £22.73 £41.25 £40.25
90th Percentile £47.78 £43.75 £40.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +30.77% -23.53%

.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 5,445 4,480 4,733
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.10% 27.53% 27.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,564 2,778 2,940
South East median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 84 87 130
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +11.56%
10th Percentile £20.13 £15.99 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.63 £48.75 £55.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +6.67% +1.24%

.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 October 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 October 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 October 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
Hampshire +27 104 £350 -6.67% 32
Surrey +12 77 £473 +11.18% 37
Kent +6 74 £425 +23.19% 23
Thames Valley +32 73 £419 +9.48% 75
Berkshire +16 38 £425 +6.25% 38
East Sussex +2 27 £400 +18.52% 5
Buckinghamshire +14 18 £381 +2.35% 21
Oxfordshire +11 17 £350 -9.09% 16
West Sussex +1 15 £425 +41.67% 24
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Middlesex - 1 £325 -
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 375 (100.00%) .NET
2 325 (86.67%) C#
3 216 (57.60%) Entity Framework
4 209 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
5 190 (50.67%) SQL
6 172 (45.87%) JavaScript
7 170 (45.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 167 (44.53%) SQL Server
9 166 (44.27%) ASP.NET
9 166 (44.27%) MVC
10 139 (37.07%) AngularJS
11 128 (34.13%) HTML
12 127 (33.87%) TDD
13 119 (31.73%) Microsoft Azure
14 108 (28.80%) Microsoft
15 107 (28.53%) CSS
16 100 (26.67%) Scrum
17 95 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
18 86 (22.93%) .NET Core
19 78 (20.80%) jQuery
20 77 (20.53%) Visual Studio
21 75 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
22 68 (18.13%) Team Foundation Server
23 65 (17.33%) Web Services
24 63 (16.80%) WCF
25 57 (15.20%) Test Automation
26 56 (14.93%) Finance
27 55 (14.67%) E-Commerce
28 54 (14.40%) LINQ
29 53 (14.13%) Git (software)

.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 40 (10.67%) CMS
2 30 (8.00%) IIS
3 29 (7.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 15 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.93%) Confluence
6 6 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (1.60%) Elasticsearch
7 5 (1.33%) MS Exchange
8 3 (0.80%) Apache
8 3 (0.80%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 3 (0.80%) JBoss
8 3 (0.80%) WebLogic
9 2 (0.53%) LiveCycle
9 2 (0.53%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.53%) WordPress
10 1 (0.27%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 10 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 119 (31.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (5.60%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.47%) SaaS
4 12 (3.20%) GitHub
5 11 (2.93%) Serverless
6 7 (1.87%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (1.07%) Office 365
8 2 (0.53%) BrowserStack
8 2 (0.53%) NuGet
9 1 (0.27%) Azure Data Factory
9 1 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.27%) PaaS
9 1 (0.27%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.00%) HTTP
2 12 (3.20%) Internet
3 10 (2.67%) DNS
3 10 (2.67%) IMAP
3 10 (2.67%) SMTP
4 5 (1.33%) LAN
5 2 (0.53%) SMS
5 2 (0.53%) VLAN
5 2 (0.53%) VPN
6 1 (0.27%) Firewall
6 1 (0.27%) Intranet
6 1 (0.27%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.27%) MQTT
6 1 (0.27%) Network Security
6 1 (0.27%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (44.53%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (4.53%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (4.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 15 (4.00%) Relational Database
6 13 (3.47%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.40%) NoSQL
7 9 (2.40%) Redis
7 9 (2.40%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (1.87%) Oracle Database
9 6 (1.60%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (1.60%) MySQL
10 5 (1.33%) Azure SQL Database
10 5 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
10 5 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
11 4 (1.07%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (1.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.80%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.80%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 77 (20.53%) Visual Studio
2 68 (18.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (14.13%) Git (software)
4 45 (12.00%) TeamCity
5 32 (8.53%) Visual Studio Team System
6 27 (7.20%) Selenium
7 26 (6.93%) Octopus Deploy
8 11 (2.93%) JIRA
9 10 (2.67%) ReSharper
10 9 (2.40%) InstallShield
11 8 (2.13%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.87%) MSTest
13 6 (1.60%) Ranorex
14 5 (1.33%) IntelliJ
14 5 (1.33%) Jenkins
15 4 (1.07%) Cucumber
15 4 (1.07%) Eclipse
16 3 (0.80%) Babel
16 3 (0.80%) gulp
16 3 (0.80%) JUnit
General
1 56 (14.93%) Finance
2 5 (1.33%) Retail
3 4 (1.07%) Advertising
4 2 (0.53%) Banking
4 2 (0.53%) Marketing
4 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.27%) Automotive
5 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 333 (88.80%) Developer
2 230 (61.33%) .NET Developer
3 125 (33.33%) C# Developer
4 104 (27.73%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (14.40%) Full Stack Developer
6 49 (13.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (12.27%) Senior Developer
8 45 (12.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 38 (10.13%) SQL Developer
10 35 (9.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 27 (7.20%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 26 (6.93%) Angular Developer
13 21 (5.60%) Web Developer
14 20 (5.33%) Software Developer
15 19 (5.07%) JavaScript Developer
16 14 (3.73%) Lead .NET Developer
16 14 (3.73%) Lead Developer
17 13 (3.47%) Agile .NET Developer
17 13 (3.47%) Agile C# Developer
17 13 (3.47%) Agile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 375 (100.00%) .NET
2 216 (57.60%) Entity Framework
3 170 (45.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 166 (44.27%) ASP.NET
5 139 (37.07%) AngularJS
6 128 (34.13%) HTML
7 107 (28.53%) CSS
8 95 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 86 (22.93%) .NET Core
10 78 (20.80%) jQuery
11 65 (17.33%) Web Services
12 63 (16.80%) WCF
13 54 (14.40%) LINQ
14 51 (13.60%) RESTful
14 51 (13.60%) XML
15 40 (10.67%) HTML5
16 30 (8.00%) ASP.NET Core
17 28 (7.47%) JSON
17 28 (7.47%) REST
18 26 (6.93%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
3 13 (3.47%) Self-Motivation
4 10 (2.67%) User Experience
5 9 (2.40%) Computer Science
6 8 (2.13%) Algorithms
6 8 (2.13%) W3C
7 6 (1.60%) Mobile App
8 5 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.33%) PKI
9 4 (1.07%) Hybrid Cloud
9 4 (1.07%) iPad
10 3 (0.80%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.53%) Fintech
11 2 (0.53%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.53%) RIA
12 1 (0.27%) Cloud Native
12 1 (0.27%) NHS
12 1 (0.27%) N-Tier
12 1 (0.27%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 40 (10.67%) Windows
2 16 (4.27%) Windows Server
3 6 (1.60%) Windows 7
4 5 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (1.07%) Android
5 4 (1.07%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.80%) Linux
6 3 (0.80%) Ubuntu
6 3 (0.80%) Unix
7 1 (0.27%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (55.73%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (44.27%) MVC
3 127 (33.87%) TDD
4 100 (26.67%) Scrum
5 75 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 57 (15.20%) Test Automation
7 55 (14.67%) E-Commerce
8 52 (13.87%) Unit Testing
9 51 (13.60%) Web Development
10 48 (12.80%) OO
11 45 (12.00%) API Development
12 40 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
13 39 (10.40%) BDD
14 34 (9.07%) SOLID
15 32 (8.53%) Deployment Automation
16 31 (8.27%) Software Engineering
17 26 (6.93%) SOA
18 25 (6.67%) Kanban
19 24 (6.40%) Microservices
19 24 (6.40%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 325 (86.67%) C#
2 190 (50.67%) SQL
3 172 (45.87%) JavaScript
4 28 (7.47%) T-SQL
5 22 (5.87%) TypeScript
6 14 (3.73%) PowerShell
7 11 (2.93%) VB.NET
8 10 (2.67%) Java
9 7 (1.87%) R
10 6 (1.60%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.07%) Scala
11 4 (1.07%) VB
12 3 (0.80%) ES6
12 3 (0.80%) VBA
13 2 (0.53%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.53%) VBScript
14 1 (0.27%) C
14 1 (0.27%) C++
14 1 (0.27%) Pascal
14 1 (0.27%) VB6
Qualifications
1 27 (7.20%) Degree
2 14 (3.73%) SC Cleared
2 14 (3.73%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.80%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.27%) CCIE
4 1 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.27%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.60%) QA
2 4 (1.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.27%) JSP 440
3 1 (0.27%) PMO
3 1 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (4.80%) Docker
2 9 (2.40%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
3 5 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 14 (3.73%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.13%) Puppet
3 5 (1.33%) SCCM
3 5 (1.33%) SCOM
4 4 (1.07%) Ansible
4 4 (1.07%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 108 (28.80%) Microsoft
2 40 (10.67%) Sitecore
3 35 (9.33%) Oracle
4 8 (2.13%) Atlassian
5 6 (1.60%) Citrix
5 6 (1.60%) VMware
5 6 (1.60%) Xamarin
6 3 (0.80%) Google
6 3 (0.80%) Rackspace
6 3 (0.80%) webMethods
7 2 (0.53%) Adobe
7 2 (0.53%) Cisco
7 2 (0.53%) Telerik
7 2 (0.53%) Volusion
7 2 (0.53%) WooCommerce
8 1 (0.27%) Blue Prism
8 1 (0.27%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.27%) Sage
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) SendGrid