Period
to 18 December 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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 176 331 358
Rank change year-on-year +155 +27 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 251 52 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 1.49% 0.31% 0.056%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.51% 1.09% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 44 6
South East median daily rate £450 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £338 £313 £328
90th Percentile £575 £440 £400
England median daily rate £460 £425 £363
% change year-on-year +8.24% +17.24% -
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 5,561 4,759 4,397
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 33.01% 28.14% 27.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,624 2,915 2,658
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £313 £304 £281
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
England median daily rate £485 £473 £425
% change year-on-year +2.54% +11.29% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 90 121
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +9.76% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26.65 £16.48 £18.22
90th Percentile £53.00 £50.08 £55.00
England median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%

.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 18 December 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 18 December 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 +38 70 £475 +26.67% 19
Thames Valley +71 69 £494 +23.44% 21
Hampshire +15 40 £425 - 22
Berkshire +19 39 £525 +31.25% 9
Buckinghamshire +46 24 £475 +18.75% 6
West Sussex +5 22 £408 -1.21% 7
East Sussex +2 18 £425 +28.79% 4
Kent +21 17 £450 +50.00% 13
Oxfordshire +18 7 £525 +31.25% 6
Middlesex - 6 £325 -
M4 Corridor - 3 £600 -
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 18 December 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.

1 247 (98.41%) .NET
2 201 (80.08%) C#
3 132 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (47.81%) Microsoft Azure
5 115 (45.82%) ASP.NET Web API
6 114 (45.42%) .NET Framework
7 112 (44.62%) AngularJS
8 105 (41.83%) SQL
8 105 (41.83%) ASP.NET
9 99 (39.44%) SQL Server
10 98 (39.04%) JavaScript
11 82 (32.67%) MVC
12 78 (31.08%) Entity Framework
13 72 (28.69%) Docker
14 71 (28.29%) TDD
15 64 (25.50%) CSS
16 63 (25.10%) HTML
17 62 (24.70%) Microsoft
17 62 (24.70%) Microservices
18 54 (21.51%) Kubernetes
19 53 (21.12%) Test Automation
20 52 (20.72%) Finance
21 51 (20.32%) ASP.NET MVC
22 49 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
22 49 (19.52%) Scrum
23 47 (18.73%) Git (software)
24 44 (17.53%) RESTful
25 42 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
26 41 (16.33%) Web Services
26 41 (16.33%) OO

.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 17 (6.77%) Elasticsearch
2 14 (5.58%) Confluence
3 11 (4.38%) CMS
4 5 (1.99%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.59%) OpenStack
6 3 (1.20%) Apache
6 3 (1.20%) JBoss
6 3 (1.20%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.20%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.80%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.40%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.40%) Kentico
8 1 (0.40%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.59%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 120 (47.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (16.73%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.18%) Serverless
4 8 (3.19%) Google Cloud Platform
5 7 (2.79%) AWS Lambda
5 7 (2.79%) SaaS
6 5 (1.99%) GitHub
7 4 (1.59%) Apigee
7 4 (1.59%) IaaS
7 4 (1.59%) PaaS
8 3 (1.20%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (1.20%) Azure Functions
8 3 (1.20%) npm
9 2 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.40%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 10 (3.98%) HTTP
2 5 (1.99%) Intranet
3 4 (1.59%) Internet
4 1 (0.40%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (39.44%) SQL Server
2 32 (12.75%) MongoDB
3 17 (6.77%) NoSQL
4 10 (3.98%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (3.59%) Redis
6 8 (3.19%) Big Data
7 7 (2.79%) Amazon Aurora
7 7 (2.79%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.79%) MySQL
7 7 (2.79%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.99%) Neo4j
9 4 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (1.20%) BigQuery
10 3 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 2 (0.80%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 47 (18.73%) Git (software)
2 36 (14.34%) Visual Studio
3 28 (11.16%) JIRA
4 26 (10.36%) TeamCity
5 22 (8.76%) Selenium
5 22 (8.76%) Visual Studio Team System
6 14 (5.58%) Octopus Deploy
7 12 (4.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (4.38%) Bitbucket
9 8 (3.19%) Jenkins
10 7 (2.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (2.79%) Mocha
10 7 (2.79%) WebDriver
11 6 (2.39%) MSTest
12 5 (1.99%) Ranorex
13 4 (1.59%) IntelliJ
13 4 (1.59%) NUnit
13 4 (1.59%) Protractor
14 3 (1.20%) Eclipse
14 3 (1.20%) Subversion
General
1 52 (20.72%) Finance
2 5 (1.99%) Retail
3 4 (1.59%) Automotive
4 3 (1.20%) Advertising
5 2 (0.80%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.40%) Banking
6 1 (0.40%) Marketing
6 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 195 (77.69%) Developer
2 147 (58.57%) .NET Developer
3 59 (23.51%) C# Developer
4 49 (19.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 42 (16.73%) Senior Developer
6 36 (14.34%) Senior .NET Developer
7 27 (10.76%) Full Stack Developer
8 26 (10.36%) Angular Developer
9 18 (7.17%) Software Engineer
10 16 (6.37%) Architect
10 16 (6.37%) Azure Developer
11 14 (5.58%) Senior C# Developer
11 14 (5.58%) Senior Software Engineer
12 13 (5.18%) Software Developer
13 12 (4.78%) .NET Architect
14 11 (4.38%) .NET Software Engineer
14 11 (4.38%) Senior C# .NET Developer
15 9 (3.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 9 (3.59%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
15 9 (3.59%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (98.41%) .NET
2 115 (45.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 114 (45.42%) .NET Framework
4 112 (44.62%) AngularJS
5 105 (41.83%) ASP.NET
6 78 (31.08%) Entity Framework
7 64 (25.50%) CSS
8 63 (25.10%) HTML
9 51 (20.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (17.53%) RESTful
11 41 (16.33%) Angular 2
11 41 (16.33%) Web Services
12 39 (15.54%) REST
13 31 (12.35%) WCF
14 27 (10.76%) Node.js
15 26 (10.36%) ASP.NET Core
16 25 (9.96%) JSON
17 23 (9.16%) SOAP
18 21 (8.37%) jQuery
19 20 (7.97%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 33 (13.15%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.77%) Self-Motivation
3 11 (4.38%) iPad
4 8 (3.19%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.19%) Fintech
5 5 (1.99%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
7 2 (0.80%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (0.80%) User Experience
8 1 (0.40%) NHS
8 1 (0.40%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (1.20%) Linux
1 3 (1.20%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (52.59%) Agile Software Development
2 82 (32.67%) MVC
3 71 (28.29%) TDD
4 62 (24.70%) Microservices
5 53 (21.12%) Test Automation
6 49 (19.52%) Continuous Integration
6 49 (19.52%) Scrum
7 41 (16.33%) OO
8 40 (15.94%) DevOps
9 39 (15.54%) E-Commerce
10 37 (14.74%) SOLID
11 35 (13.94%) Software Engineering
12 33 (13.15%) Unit Testing
13 29 (11.55%) SDLC
14 27 (10.76%) BDD
14 27 (10.76%) Web Development
15 21 (8.37%) Kanban
15 21 (8.37%) SOA
16 20 (7.97%) API Development
16 20 (7.97%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 201 (80.08%) C#
2 105 (41.83%) SQL
3 98 (39.04%) JavaScript
4 27 (10.76%) TypeScript
5 20 (7.97%) PowerShell
6 15 (5.98%) T-SQL
7 9 (3.59%) VB.NET
8 7 (2.79%) F#
8 7 (2.79%) Java
9 4 (1.59%) Scala
10 3 (1.20%) Kotlin
10 3 (1.20%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.80%) ES6
Qualifications
1 10 (3.98%) Degree
2 2 (0.80%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.80%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.79%) QA
2 3 (1.20%) WCAG
3 1 (0.40%) HL7
System Software
1 72 (28.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 54 (21.51%) Kubernetes
2 8 (3.19%) Puppet
3 4 (1.59%) Ansible
3 4 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.20%) Kibana
4 3 (1.20%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 62 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.97%) Oracle
3 17 (6.77%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.99%) Google
5 4 (1.59%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 4 (1.59%) MuleSoft
6 3 (1.20%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.20%) webMethods
7 1 (0.40%) Ariba
7 1 (0.40%) Facebook
7 1 (0.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.40%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.40%) Sage
7 1 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.40%) SAP
7 1 (0.40%) SendGrid