Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 11 9 28
Rank change year-on-year -2 +19 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 60 44 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 11.54% 9.59% 6.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.17% 36.67% 24.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 19 21
Southampton median daily rate £413 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +26.92% -7.14% -7.04%
10th Percentile £307 £236 £300
90th Percentile £510 £425 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
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 213 120 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 40.96% 26.14% 25.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 64 89
Southampton median daily rate £500 £366 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +36.52% -2.33% +1.35%
10th Percentile £313 £263 £263
90th Percentile £575 £575 £488
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £371
% change year-on-year +6.25% +7.96% -1.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Southampton median hourly rate - £16.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +25.00% -35.00%
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £42.75
% change year-on-year - -0.58% +17.12%

.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 16 August 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 16 August 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 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.33%) MVC
4 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
5 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
6 20 (33.33%) SQL
7 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
8 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
9 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
10 11 (18.33%) CMS
10 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
11 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
12 9 (15.00%) .NET Core
13 8 (13.33%) React
13 8 (13.33%) Windows
13 8 (13.33%) Oracle
14 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
14 7 (11.67%) Java
14 7 (11.67%) DevOps
14 7 (11.67%) Test Automation
14 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
15 6 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
15 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
15 6 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
15 6 (10.00%) HTML
15 6 (10.00%) CSS
15 6 (10.00%) Umbraco
16 5 (8.33%) WPF

.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 11 (18.33%) CMS
2 6 (10.00%) Umbraco
3 4 (6.67%) EPiServer
4 3 (5.00%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.00%) IIS
5 2 (3.33%) Apache
5 2 (3.33%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.67%) JBoss
6 1 (1.67%) nginx
6 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (5.00%) NUKE
1 3 (5.00%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.33%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 22 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.33%) Azure Functions
2 5 (8.33%) Serverless
3 4 (6.67%) PaaS
4 3 (5.00%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 3 (5.00%) Azure Machine Learning
4 3 (5.00%) SaaS
5 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (3.33%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
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
6 1 (1.67%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) DNS
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
1 1 (1.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.00%) Big Data
2 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (3.33%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (3.33%) Data Lake
3 2 (3.33%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.33%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (3.33%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.33%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.67%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.67%) Redis
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
3 6 (10.00%) TeamCity
4 5 (8.33%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (6.67%) Selenium
6 3 (5.00%) Android Studio
6 3 (5.00%) MSI
7 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.33%) NUnit
7 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.67%) AppVeyor
8 1 (1.67%) MSTest
8 1 (1.67%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.67%) Robot Framework
8 1 (1.67%) SpecFlow
General
1 3 (5.00%) Advertising
2 2 (3.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.67%) Marketing
3 1 (1.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (68.33%) Developer
2 13 (21.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.67%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Applications Packager
6 3 (5.00%) Architect
6 3 (5.00%) Azure Developer
6 3 (5.00%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (5.00%) Contracts Manager
6 3 (5.00%) Development Manager
6 3 (5.00%) DevOps Engineer
6 3 (5.00%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) .NET Web Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Analyst
7 2 (3.33%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.33%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (3.33%) Tester
7 2 (3.33%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (28.33%) ASP.NET
2 14 (23.33%) .NET Framework
3 11 (18.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (15.00%) .NET Core
6 8 (13.33%) React
7 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
8 6 (10.00%) CSS
8 6 (10.00%) HTML
9 5 (8.33%) WPF
10 4 (6.67%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.67%) jQuery
10 4 (6.67%) JSON
11 3 (5.00%) SAML
11 3 (5.00%) WinForms
11 3 (5.00%) XML
12 2 (3.33%) CSS3
12 2 (3.33%) Kafka
12 2 (3.33%) REST
12 2 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.67%) User Experience
2 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
2 1 (1.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (13.33%) Windows
2 4 (6.67%) Android
3 3 (5.00%) Linux
3 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (3.33%) Unix
5 1 (1.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) MVC
3 7 (11.67%) DevOps
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%) CRM
5 5 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 5 (8.33%) Scrum
6 4 (6.67%) Deployment Automation
6 4 (6.67%) SDLC
7 3 (5.00%) Analytics
7 3 (5.00%) API Integration
7 3 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (5.00%) Business Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Data Modelling
7 3 (5.00%) Identity Management
7 3 (5.00%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 42 (70.00%) C#
2 21 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 20 (33.33%) SQL
4 7 (11.67%) Java
5 4 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 4 (6.67%) Python
6 3 (5.00%) C
6 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 2 (3.33%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.67%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.67%) Korn
Qualifications
1 3 (5.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.67%) Degree
2 1 (1.67%) ISEB
2 1 (1.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (5.00%) Docker
1 3 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (3.33%) Active Directory
2 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 21 (35.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.33%) Oracle
3 3 (5.00%) Adobe
3 3 (5.00%) Autodesk
3 3 (5.00%) Tableau
4 2 (3.33%) Databricks
4 2 (3.33%) hybris
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
5 1 (1.67%) Capita
5 1 (1.67%) Epicor
5 1 (1.67%) Google