Period
to 22 October 2020

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 22 October 2020 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 13 8 18
Rank change year-on-year -5 +10 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 21 66 60
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 10.29% 11.89% 11.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.84% 35.29% 25.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 45 34
Median daily rate £438 £450 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.78% +7.46% +21.82%
10th Percentile £363 £328 £344
90th Percentile £605 £488 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £460 £425 £390
% change year-on-year +8.24% +8.97% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £29.00 £50.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -42.00% +42.86% -22.22%

.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 57 187 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.94% 33.69% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 119 182
Median daily rate £475 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -12.20% +36.67%
10th Percentile £333 £325 £363
90th Percentile £625 £578 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £483 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +7.33% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -24.73% +3.33% +5.88%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Southampton

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Southampton

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Southampton

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Southampton.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, 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 17 (80.95%) C#
1 17 (80.95%) Azure
2 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (61.90%) .NET Core
3 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
4 8 (38.10%) TDD
5 6 (28.57%) BDD
6 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
6 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) SpecFlow
6 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (23.81%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (19.05%) React
7 4 (19.05%) webpack
7 4 (19.05%) Babel
7 4 (19.05%) Fintech
7 4 (19.05%) gulp
7 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (19.05%) Iteration Planning
7 4 (19.05%) Blazor
7 4 (19.05%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) CRM
7 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
7 4 (19.05%) HTML
7 4 (19.05%) Umbraco

.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 4 (19.05%) Umbraco
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 17 (80.95%) Azure
2 4 (19.05%) AWS
2 4 (19.05%) PaaS
3 3 (14.29%) Logic Apps
4 1 (4.76%) Azure Functions
4 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (4.76%) IaaS
4 1 (4.76%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Redis
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) SpecFlow
1 5 (23.81%) TeamCity
2 4 (19.05%) Babel
2 4 (19.05%) Git (software)
2 4 (19.05%) gulp
2 4 (19.05%) Octopus Deploy
2 4 (19.05%) webpack
3 3 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (4.76%) Cypress.io
4 1 (4.76%) JMeter
4 1 (4.76%) MSTest
General
1 2 (9.52%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 18 (85.71%) Developer
2 9 (42.86%) .NET Developer
3 7 (33.33%) Software Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior .NET Developer
4 5 (23.81%) Senior Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) C# Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior C# .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
7 2 (9.52%) DevOps Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps
7 2 (9.52%) Senior DevOps Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Angular Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Azure Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Mobile Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Principal Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Umbraco Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (61.90%) .NET Core
2 9 (42.86%) ASP.NET
3 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
3 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (19.05%) Blazor
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) HTML
4 4 (19.05%) React
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 3 (14.29%) Swagger
6 2 (9.52%) WCF
7 1 (4.76%) CSS3
7 1 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (4.76%) JSON
7 1 (4.76%) NgRx
7 1 (4.76%) RESTful
7 1 (4.76%) RxJS
7 1 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (4.76%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (9.52%) Cloud Native
2 2 (9.52%) Robotics
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.76%) Android
1 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
1 1 (4.76%) Linux
1 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (61.90%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (42.86%) MVC
3 8 (38.10%) TDD
4 6 (28.57%) BDD
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) DevOps
5 5 (23.81%) SDLC
6 4 (19.05%) CRM
6 4 (19.05%) Fintech
6 4 (19.05%) Iteration Planning
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Deployment
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
7 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
8 2 (9.52%) Artificial Intelligence
8 2 (9.52%) Deployment Automation
8 2 (9.52%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (9.52%) Robotic Process Automation
9 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 9 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 1 (4.76%) Bash Shell
3 1 (4.76%) Java
3 1 (4.76%) Objective-C
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
3 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
1 1 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Terraform
2 2 (9.52%) Kubernetes
3 1 (4.76%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.76%) Atlassian
2 1 (4.76%) New Relic
2 1 (4.76%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Xamarin