Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 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
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 17 8 30
Rank change year-on-year -9 +22 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 34 41 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 8.15% 8.54% 4.71%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.01% 33.88% 15.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 22 21
Southampton median daily rate £400 £320 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -8.57% -9.68%
10th Percentile £310 £265 £293
90th Percentile £560 £418 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £46.19 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +7.42% +1.18% +41.67%

.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 103 121 155
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 24.70% 25.21% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 67 100
Southampton median daily rate £425 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.86% -1.33% -
10th Percentile £313 £278 £292
90th Percentile £598 £575 £469
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 5
Southampton median hourly rate £48.25 £29.38 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +64.26% +125.96% -56.67%
10th Percentile £42.43 £18.75 £9.48
90th Percentile £57.48 £41.00 £39.90
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +4.05% +1.76% +21.43%

.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 21 May 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 21 May 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 22 (64.71%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
4 13 (38.24%) SQL
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
5 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (26.47%) Oracle
7 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
8 8 (23.53%) WPF
9 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
9 7 (20.59%) Scrum
9 7 (20.59%) Java
9 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
9 7 (20.59%) DevOps
10 6 (17.65%) Windows
10 6 (17.65%) MVC
10 6 (17.65%) WinForms
10 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
11 5 (14.71%) PaaS
11 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
11 5 (14.71%) Retail
11 5 (14.71%) JSON
11 5 (14.71%) CRM
11 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
12 4 (11.76%) OO
12 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
12 4 (11.76%) Docker
12 4 (11.76%) SDLC
12 4 (11.76%) Jenkins

.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 2 (5.88%) Apache
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Solr
1 2 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) CMS
2 1 (2.94%) EPiServer
2 1 (2.94%) JBoss
2 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (5.88%) NUKE
1 2 (5.88%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (5.88%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (14.71%) PaaS
3 3 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (8.82%) IaaS
3 3 (8.82%) Serverless
4 2 (5.88%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (5.88%) Azure Machine Learning
4 2 (5.88%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
4 2 (5.88%) SaaS
5 1 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.88%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
3 2 (5.88%) Big Data
3 2 (5.88%) Cosmos DB
3 2 (5.88%) Data Lake
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (5.88%) Geospatial Data
3 2 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 2 (5.88%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.94%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.94%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.94%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Git (software)
2 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
4 3 (8.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (5.88%) Android Studio
5 2 (5.88%) MSI
5 2 (5.88%) Selenium
5 2 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (2.94%) Robot Framework
6 1 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (14.71%) Retail
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Back Office
4 1 (2.94%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (58.82%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
3 8 (23.53%) Software Developer
4 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Architect
6 3 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Applications Packager
7 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Contracts Manager
7 2 (5.88%) CRM Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Development Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (5.88%) SAP Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior C# Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (5.88%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) WPF
2 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
2 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET
3 6 (17.65%) WinForms
4 5 (14.71%) JSON
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (8.82%) REST
5 3 (8.82%) WCF
6 2 (5.88%) CSS
6 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) HTML5
6 2 (5.88%) Kafka
6 2 (5.88%) Node.js
6 2 (5.88%) SAML
6 2 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (2.94%) CSS3
7 1 (2.94%) jQuery
7 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) EPoS
2 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Windows
2 3 (8.82%) Android
3 2 (5.88%) Linux
3 2 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (20.59%) DevOps
2 7 (20.59%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) MVC
3 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.71%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (14.71%) CRM
5 4 (11.76%) Deployment Automation
5 4 (11.76%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 3 (8.82%) Business Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) MVVM
6 3 (8.82%) OOD
6 3 (8.82%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
7 2 (5.88%) Kanban
7 2 (5.88%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (64.71%) C#
2 13 (38.24%) SQL
3 9 (26.47%) JavaScript
4 7 (20.59%) Java
5 2 (5.88%) C
5 2 (5.88%) MATLAB
5 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
5 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
5 2 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) AWS Certification
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
1 4 (11.76%) Docker
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Kubernetes
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 2 (5.88%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 9 (26.47%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Adobe
3 2 (5.88%) Autodesk
3 2 (5.88%) Databricks
3 2 (5.88%) hybris
3 2 (5.88%) SAP
3 2 (5.88%) Tableau
4 1 (2.94%) Capita
4 1 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Telerik