Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South East with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 14 August 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.

.NET Core
England > South East
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 245 346 -
Rank change year-on-year +101 - -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 147 21 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.88% 0.13% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 2.75% 0.47% -
Number of daily rates quoted 122 17 0
South East median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
England median daily rate £449 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +5.59% +30.77% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - -

.NET Core 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 5,341 4,429 4,917
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 31.98% 27.74% 26.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,465 2,667 3,179
South East median daily rate £425 £408 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.88% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £298 £275
90th Percentile £575 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 82 126
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £10.78 £13.20 £12.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £55.50
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +3.83% +9.59% -1.35%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing .NET Core as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the South East

.NET Core
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 Core in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Core in the South East

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Core in the South East over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Core in the South East

.NET Core
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 Core within the South East region over the 6 months to 14 August 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 +7 38 £450 +38.46% 16
Hampshire +24 36 £395 +0.32% 11
Thames Valley +13 36 £425 +6.25% 29
Berkshire +5 24 £425 +6.25% 12
Buckinghamshire +22 12 £475 +18.75% 6
West Sussex +11 11 £406 -4.41% 3
East Sussex - 8 £309 - 3
M4 Corridor - 6 - -
Middlesex - 6 £325 -
Kent +9 1 £400 -3.03% 4
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 14 August 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 143 (97.28%) .NET
2 125 (85.03%) C#
3 78 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
4 76 (51.70%) AngularJS
5 68 (46.26%) JavaScript
5 68 (46.26%) SQL Server
6 67 (45.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 63 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
8 62 (42.18%) ASP.NET
9 56 (38.10%) SQL
10 54 (36.73%) .NET Framework
11 51 (34.69%) Microservices
12 48 (32.65%) TDD
13 46 (31.29%) MVC
14 36 (24.49%) Entity Framework
15 34 (23.13%) HTML
15 34 (23.13%) CSS
16 32 (21.77%) Web Services
17 29 (19.73%) Visual Studio
18 28 (19.05%) E-Commerce
18 28 (19.05%) Test Automation
19 27 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
19 27 (18.37%) Scrum
19 27 (18.37%) Angular 2
20 25 (17.01%) Microsoft
20 25 (17.01%) DevOps
21 24 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
21 24 (16.33%) WCF
22 23 (15.65%) REST
22 23 (15.65%) Greenfield Project

.NET Core
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 10 (6.80%) Confluence
2 6 (4.08%) Elasticsearch
3 5 (3.40%) Apache Solr
4 4 (2.72%) CMS
4 4 (2.72%) IIS
4 4 (2.72%) NServiceBus
5 3 (2.04%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (2.04%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 63 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (4.08%) SaaS
4 5 (3.40%) PaaS
5 4 (2.72%) Azure Functions
5 4 (2.72%) IaaS
5 4 (2.72%) Serverless
6 3 (2.04%) NuGet
7 2 (1.36%) GitHub
8 1 (0.68%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.68%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.68%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.72%) SMTP
2 3 (2.04%) HTTP
3 2 (1.36%) Firewall
3 2 (1.36%) Intranet
3 2 (1.36%) SMS
3 2 (1.36%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.68%) Internet
4 1 (0.68%) MQTT
4 1 (0.68%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (46.26%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.61%) MongoDB
3 17 (11.56%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.72%) Big Data
5 4 (2.72%) Neo4j
6 3 (2.04%) Azure SQL Database
6 3 (2.04%) Redis
7 2 (1.36%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.68%) Cosmos DB
8 1 (0.68%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.68%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (19.73%) Visual Studio
2 17 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 17 (11.56%) JIRA
3 14 (9.52%) TeamCity
4 12 (8.16%) Visual Studio Team System
5 10 (6.80%) Selenium
6 8 (5.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (5.44%) Bitbucket
6 8 (5.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 7 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (2.72%) MSTest
9 3 (2.04%) Ranorex
10 2 (1.36%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.36%) JMeter
10 2 (1.36%) Maven
10 2 (1.36%) Protractor
10 2 (1.36%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.36%) Rational Rhapsody
11 1 (0.68%) NUnit
11 1 (0.68%) ReSharper
General
1 20 (13.61%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
3 3 (2.04%) Advertising
3 3 (2.04%) Retail
4 2 (1.36%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.68%) Marketing
5 1 (0.68%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.68%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 112 (76.19%) Developer
2 81 (55.10%) .NET Developer
3 18 (12.24%) C# Developer
4 17 (11.56%) Angular Developer
5 16 (10.88%) Full Stack Developer
5 16 (10.88%) Senior Developer
6 15 (10.20%) Senior .NET Developer
7 13 (8.84%) C# .NET Developer
7 13 (8.84%) Software Developer
8 9 (6.12%) Architect
8 9 (6.12%) Software Engineer
9 7 (4.76%) Technical Architect
10 6 (4.08%) .NET Architect
10 6 (4.08%) .NET Technical Architect
10 6 (4.08%) AWS Architect
10 6 (4.08%) C# Architect
11 5 (3.40%) .NET Software Engineer
11 5 (3.40%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (97.28%) .NET
2 76 (51.70%) AngularJS
3 67 (45.58%) ASP.NET Web API
4 62 (42.18%) ASP.NET
5 54 (36.73%) .NET Framework
6 36 (24.49%) Entity Framework
7 34 (23.13%) CSS
7 34 (23.13%) HTML
8 32 (21.77%) Web Services
9 27 (18.37%) Angular 2
9 27 (18.37%) ASP.NET MVC
10 24 (16.33%) WCF
11 23 (15.65%) REST
12 20 (13.61%) RESTful
13 17 (11.56%) jQuery
14 16 (10.88%) Node.js
15 15 (10.20%) SOAP
16 13 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (8.16%) ASP.NET Core
18 11 (7.48%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.65%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (4.76%) Computer Science
3 6 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (4.08%) iPad
4 3 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.36%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.36%) Fintech
5 2 (1.36%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.36%) User Experience
6 1 (0.68%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.68%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.44%) Linux
2 6 (4.08%) Windows
3 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (53.06%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (34.69%) Microservices
3 48 (32.65%) TDD
4 46 (31.29%) MVC
5 28 (19.05%) E-Commerce
5 28 (19.05%) Test Automation
6 27 (18.37%) Scrum
7 25 (17.01%) DevOps
8 24 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (12.24%) OO
10 16 (10.88%) Inversion of Control
10 16 (10.88%) Software Engineering
10 16 (10.88%) Unit Testing
11 15 (10.20%) Dependency Injection
11 15 (10.20%) SDLC
12 14 (9.52%) SOLID
13 13 (8.84%) API Development
13 13 (8.84%) SOA
14 11 (7.48%) BDD
15 10 (6.80%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 125 (85.03%) C#
2 68 (46.26%) JavaScript
3 56 (38.10%) SQL
4 16 (10.88%) TypeScript
5 8 (5.44%) T-SQL
6 7 (4.76%) PowerShell
7 3 (2.04%) F#
7 3 (2.04%) Java
8 2 (1.36%) C++
8 2 (1.36%) CQL
9 1 (0.68%) C
9 1 (0.68%) ES6
9 1 (0.68%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (4.76%) Degree
2 4 (2.72%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.08%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.68%) GCP
3 1 (0.68%) GDPR
3 1 (0.68%) MISRA
3 1 (0.68%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 18 (12.24%) Docker
2 2 (1.36%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (12.93%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.04%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (1.36%) Opsview
Vendors
1 25 (17.01%) Microsoft
2 15 (10.20%) Atlassian
3 10 (6.80%) Oracle
4 4 (2.72%) Remedy
5 3 (2.04%) IBM
6 2 (1.36%) Capita
6 2 (1.36%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.36%) SAP
6 2 (1.36%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) Facebook
7 1 (0.68%) Google
7 1 (0.68%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.68%) Micro Focus
7 1 (0.68%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.68%) Sage
7 1 (0.68%) SendGrid
7 1 (0.68%) Xamarin