Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 26 26
Rank change year-on-year +18 0 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 50 29 47
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 10.50% 5.65% 6.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.25% 29.00% 25.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 19 33
Southampton median daily rate £358 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £300 £249 £263
90th Percentile £426 £453 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £375 £375 £355
% change year-on-year - +5.63% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Southampton median hourly rate £45.39 - £41.25
10th Percentile £42.70 - £36.25
90th Percentile £48.09 - £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +28.57%

.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 113 100 187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 23.74% 19.49% 27.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 66 134
Southampton median daily rate £375 £414 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.37% +18.21% -1.41%
10th Percentile £300 £269 £263
90th Percentile £529 £519 £490
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 12
Southampton median hourly rate £45.20 £13.13 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +244.34% -68.18% +3.13%
10th Percentile £42.21 £11.81 £16.25
90th Percentile £50.30 £14.34 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £44.50 £44.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.56% +4.12% +9.68%

.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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region with a requirement for .NET.

1 40 (80.00%) C#
2 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 21 (42.00%) Windows
4 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
5 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 16 (32.00%) WCF
6 14 (28.00%) XML
7 13 (26.00%) SQL
8 12 (24.00%) OOD
9 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
9 10 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 10 (20.00%) Multithreading
9 10 (20.00%) Network Security
9 10 (20.00%) OWASP
9 10 (20.00%) WiX
9 10 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
10 9 (18.00%) REST
10 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
10 9 (18.00%) C++
11 8 (16.00%) CTI
11 8 (16.00%) TDD
11 8 (16.00%) HTML
11 8 (16.00%) WPF
12 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
12 7 (14.00%) Refactoring
12 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
12 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
12 7 (14.00%) CSS

.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 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
2 2 (4.00%) IIS
2 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.00%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 6 (12.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (6.00%) AWS Lambda
2 3 (6.00%) Serverless
3 2 (4.00%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (2.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 10 (20.00%) Network Security
1 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 8 (16.00%) CTI
3 2 (4.00%) SMS
4 1 (2.00%) Internet
4 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (20.00%) Visual Studio
1 10 (20.00%) WiX
2 7 (14.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) Moq
4 2 (4.00%) JIRA
4 2 (4.00%) NuGet
4 2 (4.00%) NUnit
4 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.00%) JUnit
5 1 (2.00%) Mockito
General
1 3 (6.00%) Retail
2 2 (4.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (72.00%) Developer
2 20 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 14 (28.00%) C# Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Software Developer
4 9 (18.00%) Software Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 7 (14.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# Software Developer
8 2 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
8 2 (4.00%) Development Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Development Engineer
8 2 (4.00%) Junior
8 2 (4.00%) Junior Analyst
8 2 (4.00%) Web Developer
8 2 (4.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) WCF
2 14 (28.00%) XML
3 10 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 9 (18.00%) REST
5 8 (16.00%) HTML
5 8 (16.00%) WPF
6 7 (14.00%) .NET Framework
6 7 (14.00%) CSS
7 6 (12.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (12.00%) Web Services
8 4 (8.00%) HTML5
9 3 (6.00%) .NET Core
9 3 (6.00%) AngularJS
9 3 (6.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (6.00%) HATEOAS
9 3 (6.00%) Node.js
9 3 (6.00%) WinForms
10 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 2 (4.00%) RESTful
10 2 (4.00%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (4.00%) EPoS
2 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.00%) Fintech
2 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.00%) NHS
2 1 (2.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (42.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (24.00%) OOD
3 10 (20.00%) Multithreading
3 10 (20.00%) OWASP
4 9 (18.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (16.00%) TDD
6 7 (14.00%) Refactoring
6 7 (14.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (10.00%) MVC
8 4 (8.00%) BDD
8 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.00%) OO
8 4 (8.00%) Prototyping
8 4 (8.00%) Web Development
9 3 (6.00%) Microservices
9 3 (6.00%) MVVM
9 3 (6.00%) OOP
9 3 (6.00%) SOLID
9 3 (6.00%) Unit Testing
9 3 (6.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 40 (80.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) SQL
3 10 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 9 (18.00%) C++
5 4 (8.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.00%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.00%) F#
7 1 (2.00%) Java
7 1 (2.00%) VB
7 1 (2.00%) VB6
7 1 (2.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) MIL-STD-1553
Systems Management
1 1 (2.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.00%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.00%) IBM