Period
to 10 December 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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 7 28
Rank change year-on-year -15 +21 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 53 50 26
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 10.06% 10.68% 5.09%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.84% 43.86% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 19
Southampton median daily rate £419 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% +7.69% -13.33%
10th Percentile £327 £300 £249
90th Percentile £488 £400 £453
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.39 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -5.56%

.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 232 114 93
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 44.02% 24.36% 18.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 67 64
Southampton median daily rate £488 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.00% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £355 £300 £265
90th Percentile £538 £530 £538
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Southampton median hourly rate - £45.20 £12.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +268.94% -67.33%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

.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 10 December 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 10 December 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 36 (67.92%) C#
2 28 (52.83%) MVC
3 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
6 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
7 18 (33.96%) SQL
7 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
8 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
9 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
10 12 (22.64%) .NET Core
10 12 (22.64%) CSS
10 12 (22.64%) HTML
11 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
12 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
13 9 (16.98%) CMS
14 8 (15.09%) React
14 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
14 8 (15.09%) Angular 2
15 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
15 7 (13.21%) Web Services
16 6 (11.32%) XML
16 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
16 6 (11.32%) Scrum
16 6 (11.32%) Umbraco
16 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
16 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
16 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
16 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
16 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project

.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 9 (16.98%) CMS
2 6 (11.32%) Umbraco
3 5 (9.43%) IIS
4 2 (3.77%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (1.89%) Confluence
5 1 (1.89%) nginx
5 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.77%) NUKE
1 2 (3.77%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 22 (41.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.55%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.77%) Adobe Creative Cloud
4 2 (3.77%) Azure Functions
4 2 (3.77%) Serverless
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon S3
5 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudFormation
5 1 (1.89%) AWS CloudTrail
5 1 (1.89%) Azure Machine Learning
5 1 (1.89%) PaaS
5 1 (1.89%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) DNS
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (39.62%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
4 1 (1.89%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.89%) Big Data
4 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.89%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.89%) Redis
4 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.89%) SQLPlus
4 1 (1.89%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Git (software)
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Octopus Deploy
2 5 (9.43%) TeamCity
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) Selenium
4 3 (5.66%) Protractor
4 3 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio Team System
4 3 (5.66%) webpack
5 2 (3.77%) Android Studio
5 2 (3.77%) MSI
6 1 (1.89%) AppVeyor
6 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.89%) MSTest
6 1 (1.89%) NUnit
6 1 (1.89%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.89%) Subversion
General
1 5 (9.43%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 45 (84.91%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) .NET Developer
3 9 (16.98%) C# Developer
3 9 (16.98%) Software Developer
4 8 (15.09%) Full Stack Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
5 5 (9.43%) Senior Software Developer
6 4 (7.55%) Angular Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 2 (3.77%) .NET Software Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Applications Packager
8 2 (3.77%) Azure Developer
8 2 (3.77%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (3.77%) SQL Developer
8 2 (3.77%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Analyst
9 1 (1.89%) Applications Developer
9 1 (1.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (33.96%) ASP.NET
2 13 (24.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 12 (22.64%) .NET Core
3 12 (22.64%) CSS
3 12 (22.64%) HTML
4 11 (20.75%) .NET Framework
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (15.09%) Angular 2
6 8 (15.09%) AngularJS
6 8 (15.09%) React
7 7 (13.21%) Web Services
8 6 (11.32%) XML
9 4 (7.55%) Entity Framework
9 4 (7.55%) jQuery
9 4 (7.55%) Node.js
9 4 (7.55%) RESTful
10 3 (5.66%) Sass
10 3 (5.66%) SOAP
11 2 (3.77%) LINQ
11 2 (3.77%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (11.32%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (7.55%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.66%) Life Science
3 3 (5.66%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.89%) Virtual Team
4 1 (1.89%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.43%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Android
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 10
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (52.83%) MVC
2 23 (43.40%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.21%) Test Automation
4 6 (11.32%) Continuous Delivery
4 6 (11.32%) Continuous Improvement
4 6 (11.32%) Problem-Solving
4 6 (11.32%) Scrum
5 5 (9.43%) OO
5 5 (9.43%) Web Development
6 4 (7.55%) Front End Development
6 4 (7.55%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.55%) Software Testing
6 4 (7.55%) TDD
7 3 (5.66%) BDD
7 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (5.66%) Data Privacy
7 3 (5.66%) Migration
7 3 (5.66%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (5.66%) Multithreading
7 3 (5.66%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 36 (67.92%) C#
2 19 (35.85%) JavaScript
3 18 (33.96%) SQL
4 3 (5.66%) PL/SQL
4 3 (5.66%) T-SQL
4 3 (5.66%) TypeScript
5 2 (3.77%) Delphi
5 2 (3.77%) ES6
5 2 (3.77%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.77%) PowerShell
5 2 (3.77%) Python
6 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.89%) Korn
6 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.77%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Grafana
1 1 (1.89%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.89%) Packer
1 1 (1.89%) Prometheus
1 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Autodesk
3 2 (3.77%) Tableau