Period
to 24 May 2019

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 24 May 2019 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
24 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 143 294 339
Rank change year-on-year +151 +45 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 257 82 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.73% 0.49% 0.098%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.85% 1.64% 0.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 65 9
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £374 £315 £353
90th Percentile £591 £475 £418
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 - -

.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 4,391 4,992 4,127
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 29.53% 29.85% 26.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,826 3,168 2,532
South East median daily rate £450 £430 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £290
90th Percentile £588 £575 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 92 71
South East median hourly rate £47.85 £43.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.27% +1.18% +6.25%
10th Percentile £19.16 £8.00 £15.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £57.50 £57.50
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.27 £40.50
% change year-on-year +2.92% +4.36% +5.19%

.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 24 May 2019.

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 24 May 2019. 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
Thames Valley +101 116 £450 +12.50% 30
Berkshire +26 64 £440 +10.00% 8
Hampshire +42 62 £450 +5.88% 12
Buckinghamshire +59 45 £538 +19.44% 8
Surrey +45 36 £478 +12.35% 8
Kent - 22 £443 - 11
East Sussex -2 16 £450 +36.36% 8
Oxfordshire +29 7 £450 +28.57% 14
West Sussex +15 5 £394 -12.50% 5
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 24 May 2019, 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.

1 252 (98.05%) .NET
2 208 (80.93%) C#
3 138 (53.70%) Microsoft Azure
4 121 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
5 95 (36.96%) ASP.NET Web API
6 90 (35.02%) AngularJS
7 88 (34.24%) TDD
8 87 (33.85%) ASP.NET
8 87 (33.85%) .NET Framework
9 85 (33.07%) JavaScript
10 81 (31.52%) SQL Server
11 75 (29.18%) MVC
12 74 (28.79%) Microservices
13 73 (28.40%) HTML
14 72 (28.02%) CSS
15 59 (22.96%) SQL
16 58 (22.57%) Docker
17 55 (21.40%) Kubernetes
18 53 (20.62%) Git (software)
19 50 (19.46%) Entity Framework
20 49 (19.07%) SOLID
21 47 (18.29%) Microsoft
22 45 (17.51%) Scrum
22 45 (17.51%) DevOps
23 44 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
24 40 (15.56%) TypeScript
24 40 (15.56%) BDD
25 39 (15.18%) jQuery
26 38 (14.79%) Test Automation
26 38 (14.79%) RESTful

.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 20 (7.78%) CMS
2 17 (6.61%) Umbraco
3 7 (2.72%) Confluence
4 4 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.17%) IIS
6 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.39%) SAS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 138 (53.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (10.89%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (8.17%) PaaS
3 21 (8.17%) Serverless
4 20 (7.78%) IaaS
5 12 (4.67%) Loggly
6 10 (3.89%) AWS Lambda
6 10 (3.89%) Azure Functions
6 10 (3.89%) SaaS
7 7 (2.72%) OpenShift
8 6 (2.33%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 6 (2.33%) Amazon S3
8 6 (2.33%) AWS CloudFormation
8 6 (2.33%) CloudFront
8 6 (2.33%) Route 53
9 5 (1.95%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (1.56%) npm
11 3 (1.17%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.78%) GitHub
13 1 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.33%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (31.52%) SQL Server
2 22 (8.56%) Redis
3 10 (3.89%) Azure SQL Database
3 10 (3.89%) Cosmos DB
4 8 (3.11%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.72%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 5 (1.95%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.78%) Amazon Aurora
8 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.78%) MySQL
8 2 (0.78%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.78%) Star Schema
9 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.39%) Stardog
Development Applications
1 53 (20.62%) Git (software)
2 37 (14.40%) Visual Studio
3 25 (9.73%) TeamCity
4 24 (9.34%) SpecFlow
5 16 (6.23%) gulp
5 16 (6.23%) Visual Studio Team System
6 15 (5.84%) Jasmine
6 15 (5.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 15 (5.84%) webpack
7 14 (5.45%) Babel
8 13 (5.06%) Octopus Deploy
9 12 (4.67%) JIRA
9 12 (4.67%) JMeter
10 10 (3.89%) Grunt
11 8 (3.11%) Mocha
11 8 (3.11%) NUnit
12 7 (2.72%) Bower
13 6 (2.33%) Subversion
14 5 (1.95%) Bitbucket
14 5 (1.95%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (14.79%) Finance
2 8 (3.11%) Retail
3 7 (2.72%) Automotive
4 3 (1.17%) Law
4 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.78%) Games
6 1 (0.39%) Back Office
6 1 (0.39%) Banking
6 1 (0.39%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 213 (82.88%) Developer
2 128 (49.81%) .NET Developer
3 64 (24.90%) C# Developer
4 50 (19.46%) Senior Developer
5 49 (19.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 43 (16.73%) Full Stack Developer
7 38 (14.79%) Senior .NET Developer
8 23 (8.95%) Software Developer
9 21 (8.17%) Senior C# Developer
10 20 (7.78%) Architect
11 17 (6.61%) Senior C# .NET Developer
12 16 (6.23%) Azure Developer
13 14 (5.45%) Solutions Architect
14 13 (5.06%) Angular Developer
15 11 (4.28%) SQL Developer
16 10 (3.89%) ASP.NET Developer
17 8 (3.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 8 (3.11%) Sitecore Developer
18 7 (2.72%) AWS Developer
18 7 (2.72%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 252 (98.05%) .NET
2 95 (36.96%) ASP.NET Web API
3 90 (35.02%) AngularJS
4 87 (33.85%) .NET Framework
4 87 (33.85%) ASP.NET
5 73 (28.40%) HTML
6 72 (28.02%) CSS
7 50 (19.46%) Entity Framework
8 44 (17.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 39 (15.18%) jQuery
10 38 (14.79%) RESTful
11 36 (14.01%) Web Services
12 34 (13.23%) CSS3
13 33 (12.84%) HTML5
14 29 (11.28%) Node.js
15 28 (10.89%) Angular 2
16 22 (8.56%) REST
17 21 (8.17%) Swagger
18 20 (7.78%) ASP.NET Core
18 20 (7.78%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.39%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (2.72%) Fintech
2 7 (2.72%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.56%) Cloud Native
4 4 (1.56%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.17%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.17%) Data Structures
5 3 (1.17%) iPad
5 3 (1.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.17%) User Experience
6 2 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.39%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.39%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (0.39%) Life Science
7 1 (0.39%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 11 (4.28%) VMS
2 4 (1.56%) Windows
3 2 (0.78%) Linux
3 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (47.08%) Agile Software Development
2 88 (34.24%) TDD
3 75 (29.18%) MVC
4 74 (28.79%) Microservices
5 49 (19.07%) SOLID
6 45 (17.51%) DevOps
6 45 (17.51%) Scrum
7 40 (15.56%) BDD
8 38 (14.79%) Test Automation
9 36 (14.01%) E-Commerce
10 32 (12.45%) OO
11 29 (11.28%) Unit Testing
12 20 (7.78%) Continuous Delivery
12 20 (7.78%) Web Development
13 19 (7.39%) Problem-Solving
13 19 (7.39%) Software Engineering
14 17 (6.61%) Continuous Improvement
14 17 (6.61%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (6.23%) API Development
16 15 (5.84%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 208 (80.93%) C#
2 85 (33.07%) JavaScript
3 59 (22.96%) SQL
4 40 (15.56%) TypeScript
5 17 (6.61%) PowerShell
6 12 (4.67%) T-SQL
7 7 (2.72%) Java
8 6 (2.33%) C++
8 6 (2.33%) ES6
9 5 (1.95%) F#
9 5 (1.95%) Python
10 3 (1.17%) Go
10 3 (1.17%) VB.NET
11 2 (0.78%) C
12 1 (0.39%) Fortran
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) VBA
Qualifications
1 6 (2.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.56%) Degree
2 4 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.17%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (9.34%) QA
2 7 (2.72%) WCAG
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 58 (22.57%) Docker
Systems Management
1 55 (21.40%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.17%) MIIS
3 2 (0.78%) Ansible
3 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.78%) Puppet
4 1 (0.39%) Kibana
Vendors
1 47 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.61%) Xamarin
3 12 (4.67%) New Relic
4 10 (3.89%) Oracle
5 8 (3.11%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 8 (3.11%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.95%) MuleSoft
7 4 (1.56%) Atlassian
8 3 (1.17%) Google
9 2 (0.78%) Qualys
10 1 (0.39%) Telerik