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 3 months to 27 March 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
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 33 26
Rank change year-on-year +23 -7  
Contract jobs citing .NET 27 9 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 10.34% 3.24% 6.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.13% 10.71% 21.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 9 22
Median daily rate £310 £375 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.33% -2.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £299 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £440 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +13.88% +4.34%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 69 84 137
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 26.44% 30.22% 31.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 50 76
Median daily rate £325 £349 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.87% -8.15%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £425 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £13.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +226.92% -42.22%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Southampton

.NET
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 28 (68.29%) C#
2 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
3 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (41.46%) MVC
4 17 (41.46%) SQL
5 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
6 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
7 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
8 10 (24.39%) HTML
8 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
9 9 (21.95%) Web Development
9 9 (21.95%) CSS
10 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
10 7 (17.07%) REST
10 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
11 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
11 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 5 (12.20%) CMS
12 5 (12.20%) Scrum
12 5 (12.20%) TDD
13 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
13 4 (9.76%) CRM
13 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
13 4 (9.76%) OOP
13 4 (9.76%) HTML5
13 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
14 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
14 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
14 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.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 5 (12.20%) CMS
2 3 (7.32%) IIS
2 3 (7.32%) Umbraco
3 2 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.88%) Commerce Server
3 2 (4.88%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (4.88%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (39.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.88%) Geospatial Data
2 2 (4.88%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.88%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.88%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.44%) GIS
Development Applications
1 4 (9.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.88%) Jasmine
2 2 (4.88%) JIRA
2 2 (4.88%) Mercurial
2 2 (4.88%) Subversion
2 2 (4.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.44%) NuGet
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (7.32%) Advertising
1 3 (7.32%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 36 (87.80%) Developer
2 22 (53.66%) .NET Developer
3 5 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 4 (9.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Azure Developer
4 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
5 3 (7.32%) JavaScript Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Sitecore Developer
5 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (4.88%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (4.88%) CRM Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (4.88%) Umbraco Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (51.22%) ASP.NET
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
3 9 (21.95%) CSS
4 7 (17.07%) AngularJS
4 7 (17.07%) REST
5 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (12.20%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (9.76%) HTML5
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (7.32%) React
9 2 (4.88%) Aurelia
9 2 (4.88%) CSS3
9 2 (4.88%) Ember.js
9 2 (4.88%) jQuery
9 2 (4.88%) LINQ
9 2 (4.88%) RESTful
9 2 (4.88%) WCF
9 2 (4.88%) Web Services
9 2 (4.88%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Windows
2 2 (4.88%) Android
3 1 (2.44%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (46.34%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (41.46%) MVC
3 9 (21.95%) Web Development
4 5 (12.20%) Scrum
4 5 (12.20%) TDD
5 4 (9.76%) CRM
5 4 (9.76%) OOP
5 4 (9.76%) Software Engineering
6 3 (7.32%) Coaching
7 2 (4.88%) BDD
7 2 (4.88%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (4.88%) Kanban
7 2 (4.88%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.88%) OO
7 2 (4.88%) Prototyping
7 2 (4.88%) SDLC
7 2 (4.88%) Software Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Use Case
8 1 (2.44%) Automated Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 28 (68.29%) C#
2 17 (41.46%) SQL
3 15 (36.59%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.07%) VB.NET
5 3 (7.32%) Java
5 3 (7.32%) Python
6 2 (4.88%) C
6 2 (4.88%) F#
6 2 (4.88%) PHP
6 2 (4.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.44%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.44%) C++
7 1 (2.44%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.44%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.44%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 13 (31.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (7.32%) Sitecore
3 2 (4.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.44%) JD Edwards
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