Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 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.

.NET Core
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 21 31 55
Rank change year-on-year +10 +24 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 13 27 9
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Southampton 6.37% 4.86% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 22.81% 14.44% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 23 7
Median daily rate £438 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% -
10th Percentile £363 £335 £334
90th Percentile £525 £488 £450
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £456 £413
% change year-on-year -1.37% +10.61% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate - £35.07 -

.NET Core 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 57 187 235
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 27.94% 33.69% 43.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 119 182
Median daily rate £475 £450 £513
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -12.20% +36.67%
10th Percentile £333 £325 £363
90th Percentile £625 £578 £575
Hampshire median daily rate £483 £450 £438
% change year-on-year +7.33% +2.86% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £52.50 -
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -24.73% +3.33% +5.88%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings citing .NET Core as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in Southampton

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Core in Southampton.

Daily rate trend for .NET Core in Southampton

.NET Core
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in Southampton over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Core in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (84.62%) C#
2 11 (84.62%) Azure
3 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (30.77%) TDD
5 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
5 4 (30.77%) AWS
5 4 (30.77%) PaaS
5 4 (30.77%) Redis
5 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
5 4 (30.77%) DevOps
5 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (30.77%) SDLC
5 4 (30.77%) Fintech
5 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (30.77%) Blazor
6 3 (23.08%) Logic Apps
6 3 (23.08%) Terraform
6 3 (23.08%) Babel
6 3 (23.08%) gulp
6 3 (23.08%) Swagger
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (23.08%) webpack
6 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (23.08%) Jasmine

.NET Core
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 3 (23.08%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 11 (84.62%) Azure
2 4 (30.77%) AWS
2 4 (30.77%) PaaS
3 3 (23.08%) Logic Apps
4 1 (7.69%) Azure Functions
4 1 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (7.69%) IaaS
4 1 (7.69%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Octopus Deploy
1 4 (30.77%) SpecFlow
1 4 (30.77%) TeamCity
2 3 (23.08%) Babel
2 3 (23.08%) gulp
2 3 (23.08%) Jasmine
2 3 (23.08%) webpack
3 1 (7.69%) Cypress.io
3 1 (7.69%) JMeter
3 1 (7.69%) MSTest
General
1 1 (7.69%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior .NET Developer
3 5 (38.46%) Senior Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior C# .NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Senior C# Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Software Developer
5 2 (15.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps
5 2 (15.38%) Senior DevOps Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET
2 4 (30.77%) Blazor
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
3 3 (23.08%) Swagger
4 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 1 (7.69%) NgRx
5 1 (7.69%) React
5 1 (7.69%) Redux
5 1 (7.69%) RESTful
5 1 (7.69%) RxJS
5 1 (7.69%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (15.38%) Cloud Native
2 2 (15.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (69.23%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (30.77%) CRM
3 4 (30.77%) DevOps
3 4 (30.77%) Fintech
3 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 4 (30.77%) TDD
4 3 (23.08%) BDD
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (23.08%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (23.08%) MVC
4 3 (23.08%) Test Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Deployment Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (15.38%) Robotic Process Automation
5 2 (15.38%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Application Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (7.69%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
3 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Docker
1 1 (7.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) Terraform
2 2 (15.38%) Kubernetes
3 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian
2 1 (7.69%) New Relic