Period
to 23 February 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 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 19 20
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1 +19
Contract jobs citing .NET 32 34 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 7.48% 6.37% 7.41%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.33% 30.36% 24.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 25 32
Southampton median daily rate £388 £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.09% -14.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £319 £248 £288
90th Percentile £513 £413 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £375 £351
% change year-on-year +3.33% +6.76% -1.06%
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 £46.19 £43.00 £47.50
% change year-on-year +7.42% -9.47% +52.00%

.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 96 112 180
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 22.43% 20.97% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 69 112
Southampton median daily rate £395 £375 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.33% +0.67% -0.67%
10th Percentile £325 £278 £301
90th Percentile £538 £540 £486
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 10
Southampton median hourly rate £45.20 £27.38 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.10% -31.56% +6.67%
10th Percentile £42.00 £14.59 £28.95
90th Percentile £55.00 £40.66 £47.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.20 £43.98 £47.50
% change year-on-year +2.76% -7.41% +26.67%

.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 February 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 23 February 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 28 (87.50%) C#
2 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (37.50%) WCF
5 10 (31.25%) OOD
5 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
5 10 (31.25%) Windows
6 9 (28.13%) XML
6 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
6 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
7 8 (25.00%) WPF
7 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 7 (21.88%) Retail
9 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
9 6 (18.75%) Network Security
9 6 (18.75%) OWASP
9 6 (18.75%) WiX
9 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
9 6 (18.75%) Scrum
9 6 (18.75%) MVC
9 6 (18.75%) CTI
9 6 (18.75%) C++
9 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
9 6 (18.75%) OO
9 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
10 5 (15.63%) CSS
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
10 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
10 5 (15.63%) Test Automation

.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 6 (18.75%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (6.25%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) CMS
3 1 (3.13%) Commerce Server
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.13%) NUKE
1 1 (3.13%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 4 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (3.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.25%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 2 (6.25%) PaaS
3 1 (3.13%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) CTI
1 6 (18.75%) Network Security
1 6 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 3 (9.38%) SMS
3 1 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (3.13%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.13%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) WiX
3 5 (15.63%) Git (software)
4 3 (9.38%) Moq
5 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 2 (6.25%) JIRA
5 2 (6.25%) NUnit
5 2 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
6 1 (3.13%) JUnit
6 1 (3.13%) Mockito
6 1 (3.13%) MSI
6 1 (3.13%) Subversion
6 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (21.88%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Back Office
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (3.13%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 18 (56.25%) Developer
2 9 (28.13%) C# Developer
2 9 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 7 (21.88%) .NET Developer
4 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Manager
6 2 (6.25%) Senior C# Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) WPF Developer
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) CRM Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Full Stack Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.13%) Senior WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (37.50%) WCF
2 10 (31.25%) ASP.NET
3 9 (28.13%) .NET Framework
3 9 (28.13%) XML
4 8 (25.00%) WPF
5 5 (15.63%) CSS
5 5 (15.63%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Entity Framework
6 4 (12.50%) HTML5
6 4 (12.50%) WinForms
7 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 3 (9.38%) REST
7 3 (9.38%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (6.25%) RESTful
9 1 (3.13%) .NET Core
9 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 1 (3.13%) React
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) EPoS
2 1 (3.13%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) OOD
3 9 (28.13%) Software Engineering
4 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
4 6 (18.75%) MVC
4 6 (18.75%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) OWASP
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 5 (15.63%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (15.63%) Test Automation
6 4 (12.50%) CRM
6 4 (12.50%) MVVM
6 4 (12.50%) Use Case
7 3 (9.38%) OOP
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (6.25%) Refactoring
8 2 (6.25%) Service Management
8 2 (6.25%) UML
8 2 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (18.75%) C++
2 6 (18.75%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 1 (3.13%) Java
5 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
5 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
5 1 (3.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) AWS Certification
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) MIL-STD-1553
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.13%) Adobe
2 1 (3.13%) Autodesk
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore
2 1 (3.13%) Tableau
2 1 (3.13%) Telerik