Period
to 20 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 20 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 (dotNet)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 19 9 22
Rank change year-on-year -10 +13 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 60 50 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.24% 10.68% 6.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.64% 40.00% 28.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 30 19
Southampton median daily rate £425 £344 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.64% +5.77% -12.75%
10th Percentile £342 £288 £292
90th Percentile £488 £425 £428
Hampshire median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.39 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -

.NET 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 Southampton with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Southampton
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 234 125 105
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 43.82% 26.71% 21.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 73 74
Southampton median daily rate £513 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.67% -6.25% +8.11%
10th Percentile £363 £300 £282
90th Percentile £575 £568 £513
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 2
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.20 £13.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +244.34% -65.00%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +20.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Southampton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Southampton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Southampton over the 6 months to 20 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Southampton

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Southampton

For the 6 months to 20 October 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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 Southampton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 42 (70.00%) C#
2 28 (46.67%) MVC
3 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
5 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
5 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
6 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 20 (33.33%) SQL
8 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
9 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
10 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
11 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (16.67%) CMS
12 9 (15.00%) Windows
12 9 (15.00%) .NET Core
13 8 (13.33%) React
14 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
14 7 (11.67%) CSS
14 7 (11.67%) HTML
14 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
15 6 (10.00%) IIS
15 6 (10.00%) Web Services
15 6 (10.00%) Umbraco
15 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
15 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
15 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
16 5 (8.33%) Serverless
16 5 (8.33%) SDLC

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 (16.67%) CMS
2 6 (10.00%) IIS
2 6 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
3 3 (5.00%) EPiServer
4 2 (3.33%) Apache
4 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.67%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.67%) Confluence
5 1 (1.67%) nginx
5 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
1 4 (6.67%) NUKE
1 4 (6.67%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.67%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 21 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Azure Functions
2 5 (8.33%) Serverless
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (5.00%) PaaS
4 3 (5.00%) SaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon S3
6 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudFormation
6 1 (1.67%) AWS CloudTrail
6 1 (1.67%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (1.67%) DNS
2 1 (1.67%) Firewall
2 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) Relational Database
3 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (5.00%) Big Data
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
4 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
4 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.33%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.67%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.67%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.67%) SQLPlus
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
3 5 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (8.33%) Selenium
3 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
4 4 (6.67%) Android Studio
4 4 (6.67%) Git (software)
4 4 (6.67%) MSI
5 3 (5.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.33%) NUnit
7 1 (1.67%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.67%) JIRA
7 1 (1.67%) MSTest
7 1 (1.67%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.67%) Robot Framework
7 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (1.67%) Subversion
7 1 (1.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (3.33%) Advertising
2 1 (1.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (71.67%) Developer
2 15 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Full Stack Developer
5 6 (10.00%) Software Developer
6 4 (6.67%) Applications Packager
7 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
7 3 (5.00%) Development Manager
7 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Automation Tester
8 2 (3.33%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Senior Software Developer
8 2 (3.33%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.33%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.33%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL Developer
9 1 (1.67%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Framework
3 12 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 9 (15.00%) .NET Core
6 8 (13.33%) React
7 7 (11.67%) CSS
7 7 (11.67%) HTML
8 6 (10.00%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.00%) Web Services
9 5 (8.33%) jQuery
10 4 (6.67%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.67%) JSON
10 4 (6.67%) XML
11 3 (5.00%) Angular 2
11 3 (5.00%) SAML
11 3 (5.00%) SOAP
12 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (3.33%) LINQ
12 2 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.33%) Life Science
4 1 (1.67%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.67%) User Experience
4 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Android
2 4 (6.67%) Windows 10
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (46.67%) MVC
2 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (8.33%) DevOps
5 5 (8.33%) SDLC
6 4 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
6 4 (6.67%) Scrum
7 3 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (5.00%) Deployment Automation
7 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.00%) Manual Testing
7 3 (5.00%) Migration
7 3 (5.00%) OO
7 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
7 3 (5.00%) TDD
7 3 (5.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) C#
2 23 (38.33%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 4 (6.67%) MATLAB
4 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
4 4 (6.67%) Python
5 3 (5.00%) C
5 3 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 3 (5.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.67%) Delphi
6 1 (1.67%) Korn
6 1 (1.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
2 3 (5.00%) Docker
3 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
3 2 (3.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (5.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 3 (5.00%) Terraform
2 2 (3.33%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.33%) Puppet
3 1 (1.67%) Grafana
3 1 (1.67%) Packer
3 1 (1.67%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 23 (38.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.67%) Adobe
2 4 (6.67%) Autodesk
2 4 (6.67%) Tableau
3 3 (5.00%) Oracle
4 2 (3.33%) Databricks
5 1 (1.67%) Epicor
5 1 (1.67%) hybris
5 1 (1.67%) SAP