Period
to 25 April 2019

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 25 April 2019 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
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4 +18
Contract jobs citing .NET 60 31 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.22% 7.51% 7.96%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 37.74% 37.35% 33.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 27 24
Southampton median daily rate £450 £388 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +21.09% -16.07%
10th Percentile £355 £311 £263
90th Percentile £500 £553 £423
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £400 £368
% change year-on-year +9.38% +8.84% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £55.00 £46.69 £43.00
% change year-on-year +17.80% +8.58% -9.47%

.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 159 83 116
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 35.02% 20.10% 23.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 60 63
Southampton median daily rate £450 £405 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.46% -1.33%
10th Percentile £326 £313 £267
90th Percentile £565 £564 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £417 £400
% change year-on-year +8.04% +4.13% +8.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Southampton median hourly rate £47.50 £48.25 £29.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.55% +64.26% -21.93%
10th Percentile £27.17 £42.43 £18.75
90th Percentile £58.75 £57.48 £41.00
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.45% -3.33%

.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 25 April 2019.

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 25 April 2019, 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 49 (81.67%) C#
2 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
4 31 (51.67%) MVC
5 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 26 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (41.67%) .NET Core
8 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 21 (35.00%) TDD
10 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
11 18 (30.00%) CSS
11 18 (30.00%) HTML
11 18 (30.00%) BDD
12 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
13 15 (25.00%) Redis
14 14 (23.33%) jQuery
14 14 (23.33%) Umbraco
15 13 (21.67%) SQL
15 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
15 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
16 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
16 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
16 12 (20.00%) DevOps
16 12 (20.00%) webpack
17 11 (18.33%) Continuous Delivery
17 11 (18.33%) Octopus Deploy
17 11 (18.33%) Xamarin
17 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
17 11 (18.33%) TeamCity
18 10 (16.67%) PaaS

.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 14 (23.33%) Umbraco
2 6 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.67%) CMS
4 1 (1.67%) Apache
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.67%) CloudStack
4 1 (1.67%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.67%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (16.67%) PaaS
3 9 (15.00%) IaaS
3 9 (15.00%) Loggly
4 4 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (3.33%) Azure Functions
6 2 (3.33%) Serverless
7 1 (1.67%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.67%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (1.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (28.33%) SQL Server
2 15 (25.00%) Redis
3 6 (10.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.67%) Big Data
4 1 (1.67%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.67%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.67%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Git (software)
2 12 (20.00%) SpecFlow
2 12 (20.00%) webpack
3 11 (18.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 11 (18.33%) TeamCity
4 9 (15.00%) Babel
4 9 (15.00%) gulp
4 9 (15.00%) Jasmine
4 9 (15.00%) JMeter
4 9 (15.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (6.67%) JIRA
5 4 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (5.00%) Protractor
7 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
7 2 (3.33%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.67%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.67%) Toad
General
1 10 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (1.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 58 (96.67%) Developer
2 26 (43.33%) .NET Developer
3 16 (26.67%) Senior Developer
4 14 (23.33%) Software Developer
5 13 (21.67%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (16.67%) C# Developer
7 7 (11.67%) Ruby Developer
8 5 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 4 (6.67%) Angular Developer
9 4 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (6.67%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
10 2 (3.33%) Azure Developer
10 2 (3.33%) C# Software Developer
10 2 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
10 2 (3.33%) Xamarin Developer
11 1 (1.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 1 (1.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 1 (1.67%) Platform Engineer
11 1 (1.67%) Senior .NET Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (53.33%) ASP.NET
2 27 (45.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 25 (41.67%) .NET Core
4 23 (38.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 18 (30.00%) CSS
5 18 (30.00%) HTML
6 14 (23.33%) jQuery
7 13 (21.67%) AngularJS
8 9 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 9 (15.00%) Swagger
9 7 (11.67%) .NET Framework
9 7 (11.67%) Entity Framework
9 7 (11.67%) Ruby on Rails
10 6 (10.00%) Angular 2
10 6 (10.00%) HTML5
10 6 (10.00%) React
10 6 (10.00%) RESTful
10 6 (10.00%) Sass
11 5 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 5 (8.33%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.33%) User Experience
2 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.67%) Life Science
3 1 (1.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.00%) VMS
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 1 (1.67%) Linux
3 1 (1.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (51.67%) MVC
3 21 (35.00%) TDD
4 18 (30.00%) BDD
5 12 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 12 (20.00%) DevOps
6 11 (18.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 11 (18.33%) Test Automation
7 10 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
7 10 (16.67%) Front End Development
8 9 (15.00%) Load Testing
9 8 (13.33%) OO
10 5 (8.33%) Iteration Planning
10 5 (8.33%) Scrum
11 4 (6.67%) Web Development
12 3 (5.00%) Problem-Solving
12 3 (5.00%) Software Engineering
12 3 (5.00%) Unit Testing
13 2 (3.33%) Collaborative Working
13 2 (3.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 49 (81.67%) C#
2 20 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 13 (21.67%) SQL
4 10 (16.67%) TypeScript
5 7 (11.67%) Ruby
6 5 (8.33%) PowerShell
7 4 (6.67%) ES6
8 3 (5.00%) VB
9 2 (3.33%) Python
9 2 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.67%) C++
10 1 (1.67%) Delphi
10 1 (1.67%) Fortran
10 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (1.67%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 1 (1.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
1 1 (1.67%) vSphere
1 1 (1.67%) Xen
1 1 (1.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.67%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.67%) Puppet
1 1 (1.67%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (18.33%) Xamarin
2 9 (15.00%) New Relic
3 4 (6.67%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.67%) Databricks
4 1 (1.67%) Oracle
4 1 (1.67%) Sitecore