Period
to 23 October 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 23 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.

.NET Core
England > South East
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 197 341 382
Rank change year-on-year +144 +41 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 207 35 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.26% 0.21% 0.006%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.79% 0.77% 0.021%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 28 1
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% -
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £575 £452 £338
England median daily rate £450 £425 £325
% change year-on-year +5.88% +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 5,459 4,521 4,698
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.10% 27.64% 27.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,564 2,805 2,906
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% +4.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 82 86 132
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.49% +8.54% +9.33%
10th Percentile £22.00 £15.82 £12.25
90th Percentile £54.88 £48.75 £54.95
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +0.68%

.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 23 October 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 23 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
Surrey +22 57 £450 +5.88% 14
Thames Valley +46 52 £450 +12.50% 25
Hampshire +28 44 £419 +8.06% 14
Berkshire +26 39 £444 +10.94% 14
West Sussex - 18 £410 - 8
East Sussex +6 12 £343 - 4
Kent +12 10 £463 +12.12% 6
Oxfordshire +14 7 £525 +31.25% 3
Buckinghamshire +24 6 £500 +25.00% 8
Middlesex - 6 £325 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £600 -
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 203 (98.07%) .NET
2 174 (84.06%) C#
3 114 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
4 111 (53.62%) AngularJS
5 102 (49.28%) ASP.NET Web API
6 97 (46.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 95 (45.89%) SQL Server
8 93 (44.93%) JavaScript
9 89 (43.00%) .NET Framework
10 84 (40.58%) ASP.NET
11 82 (39.61%) SQL
12 72 (34.78%) TDD
13 69 (33.33%) MVC
14 65 (31.40%) Entity Framework
15 63 (30.43%) Microservices
16 57 (27.54%) CSS
17 55 (26.57%) HTML
18 49 (23.67%) Scrum
19 48 (23.19%) Microsoft
20 43 (20.77%) Angular 2
21 39 (18.84%) Test Automation
21 39 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
22 38 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
22 38 (18.36%) E-Commerce
22 38 (18.36%) Finance
23 37 (17.87%) Web Services
24 36 (17.39%) Visual Studio
25 35 (16.91%) REST
26 34 (16.43%) MongoDB
26 34 (16.43%) 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 12 (5.80%) Confluence
1 12 (5.80%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (3.38%) CMS
3 6 (2.90%) Apache Solr
4 4 (1.93%) OpenStack
5 3 (1.45%) Apache
5 3 (1.45%) JBoss
5 3 (1.45%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.45%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.97%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.97%) IIS
7 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.48%) Kentico
7 1 (0.48%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (1.45%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 97 (46.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (14.49%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (3.86%) Serverless
4 6 (2.90%) SaaS
5 4 (1.93%) Apigee
5 4 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
5 4 (1.93%) Azure Functions
5 4 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.93%) IaaS
5 4 (1.93%) PaaS
6 2 (0.97%) GitHub
6 2 (0.97%) NuGet
7 1 (0.48%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.48%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.35%) HTTP
2 5 (2.42%) Intranet
3 4 (1.93%) Internet
3 4 (1.93%) SMTP
4 2 (0.97%) Firewall
4 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.48%) MQTT
5 1 (0.48%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 95 (45.89%) SQL Server
2 34 (16.43%) MongoDB
3 23 (11.11%) NoSQL
4 12 (5.80%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (4.35%) Big Data
6 8 (3.86%) Redis
7 5 (2.42%) Neo4j
8 4 (1.93%) Amazon Aurora
8 4 (1.93%) MySQL
8 4 (1.93%) Relational Database
8 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
9 2 (0.97%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.97%) CouchDB
9 2 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.48%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.48%) Cosmos DB
10 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.48%) RavenDB
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 30 (14.49%) Git (software)
3 26 (12.56%) TeamCity
4 22 (10.63%) JIRA
5 21 (10.14%) Selenium
6 17 (8.21%) Visual Studio Team System
7 16 (7.73%) Octopus Deploy
8 13 (6.28%) Bitbucket
9 11 (5.31%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 6 (2.90%) MSTest
11 6 (2.90%) WebDriver
12 5 (2.42%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.42%) Ranorex
13 4 (1.93%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.93%) NUnit
14 3 (1.45%) Jenkins
14 3 (1.45%) JUnit
14 3 (1.45%) Mocha
14 3 (1.45%) Moq
General
1 38 (18.36%) Finance
2 5 (2.42%) Banking
3 3 (1.45%) Advertising
3 3 (1.45%) Telecoms
4 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.48%) Marketing
5 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.48%) Retail
Job Titles
1 154 (74.40%) Developer
2 112 (54.11%) .NET Developer
3 37 (17.87%) C# Developer
4 32 (15.46%) Senior Developer
5 31 (14.98%) C# .NET Developer
6 29 (14.01%) Senior .NET Developer
7 28 (13.53%) Angular Developer
8 25 (12.08%) Full Stack Developer
9 17 (8.21%) Software Engineer
10 16 (7.73%) Software Developer
11 13 (6.28%) Senior Software Engineer
12 12 (5.80%) Architect
13 8 (3.86%) .NET Architect
13 8 (3.86%) .NET Software Engineer
13 8 (3.86%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
14 7 (3.38%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 6 (2.90%) ASP.NET Developer
15 6 (2.90%) AWS Developer
15 6 (2.90%) C# Software Engineer
16 5 (2.42%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 203 (98.07%) .NET
2 111 (53.62%) AngularJS
3 102 (49.28%) ASP.NET Web API
4 89 (43.00%) .NET Framework
5 84 (40.58%) ASP.NET
6 65 (31.40%) Entity Framework
7 57 (27.54%) CSS
8 55 (26.57%) HTML
9 43 (20.77%) Angular 2
10 39 (18.84%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (17.87%) Web Services
12 35 (16.91%) REST
13 32 (15.46%) WCF
14 27 (13.04%) RESTful
15 25 (12.08%) SOAP
16 23 (11.11%) jQuery
17 21 (10.14%) ASP.NET Core
17 21 (10.14%) JSON
18 20 (9.66%) Node.js
19 19 (9.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 34 (16.43%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (5.31%) Self-Motivation
3 8 (3.86%) iPad
4 7 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.90%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.90%) Fintech
6 5 (2.42%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.97%) User Experience
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.48%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.48%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.90%) Windows
2 5 (2.42%) Linux
3 3 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
2 72 (34.78%) TDD
3 69 (33.33%) MVC
4 63 (30.43%) Microservices
5 49 (23.67%) Scrum
6 39 (18.84%) Test Automation
7 38 (18.36%) Continuous Integration
7 38 (18.36%) E-Commerce
8 31 (14.98%) DevOps
8 31 (14.98%) OO
9 30 (14.49%) Software Engineering
10 28 (13.53%) Unit Testing
11 22 (10.63%) BDD
11 22 (10.63%) SOLID
12 21 (10.14%) SOA
12 21 (10.14%) Web Development
13 20 (9.66%) Inversion of Control
13 20 (9.66%) Kanban
14 19 (9.18%) Dependency Injection
14 19 (9.18%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 174 (84.06%) C#
2 93 (44.93%) JavaScript
3 82 (39.61%) SQL
4 25 (12.08%) TypeScript
5 12 (5.80%) T-SQL
6 9 (4.35%) Java
7 8 (3.86%) VB.NET
8 7 (3.38%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.93%) Scala
10 3 (1.45%) F#
11 2 (0.97%) C++
11 2 (0.97%) CQL
12 1 (0.48%) C
12 1 (0.48%) ES6
Qualifications
1 8 (3.86%) Degree
2 2 (0.97%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.97%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.90%) QA
2 2 (0.97%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (0.97%) WCAG
3 1 (0.48%) GDPR
3 1 (0.48%) MISRA
3 1 (0.48%) MISRA C
System Software
1 32 (15.46%) Docker
2 2 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 32 (15.46%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.86%) Puppet
3 4 (1.93%) Ansible
3 4 (1.93%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.45%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.97%) Opsview
Vendors
1 48 (23.19%) Microsoft
2 18 (8.70%) Oracle
3 15 (7.25%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.93%) Google
5 3 (1.45%) IBM
5 3 (1.45%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.45%) webMethods
6 2 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.97%) VMware
7 1 (0.48%) Ariba
7 1 (0.48%) Facebook
7 1 (0.48%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.48%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.48%) Sage
7 1 (0.48%) SAP
7 1 (0.48%) SendGrid