The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 26 June 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)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 41 44 8
Rank change year-on-year +3 -36  
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 35 67
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 3.39% 4.78% 12.12%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.97% 14.83% 36.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 26 60
Median daily rate £400 £408 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.84% +10.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £305 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £458 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £39.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year +9.84% -1.56%  

.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 West Sussex with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
West Sussex
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 155 236 184
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 30.94% 32.24% 33.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 136 135
Median daily rate £475 £440 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.95% +25.71%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £310 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £513 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Median hourly rate - £43.00 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex 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 West Sussex

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in West Sussex.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in West Sussex

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in West Sussex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in West Sussex

.NET
Contract Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Worthing +7 6 £400 +6.66% 6
East Grinstead -2 6 £399 -6.05% 3
Crawley -3 1 £438 +21.52% 7
Burgess Hill - 1 - -
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 West Sussex region with a requirement for .NET.

1 47 (85.45%) C#
2 30 (54.55%) MVC
2 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (52.73%) AngularJS
4 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
5 24 (43.64%) SQL
6 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 21 (38.18%) REST
8 20 (36.36%) NoSQL
8 20 (36.36%) CSS
9 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
10 17 (30.91%) SOAP
10 17 (30.91%) TeamCity
10 17 (30.91%) Octopus Deploy
11 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
11 16 (29.09%) HTML
12 15 (27.27%) Visual Studio
12 15 (27.27%) Redis
13 14 (25.45%) DevOps
13 14 (25.45%) CMS
14 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (21.82%) Web Services
16 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
16 11 (20.00%) Back Office
16 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
16 11 (20.00%) jQuery
16 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
17 10 (18.18%) Sass
17 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
18 9 (16.36%) ReSharper

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Sussex 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 (25.45%) CMS
2 5 (9.09%) EPiServer
3 3 (5.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (3.64%) DNN
4 2 (3.64%) IIS
4 2 (3.64%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) Immediacy CMS
5 1 (1.82%) Kentico
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 20 (36.36%) NoSQL
3 15 (27.27%) Redis
4 11 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 8 (14.55%) RDBMS
6 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (7.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (5.45%) MongoDB
9 2 (3.64%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (1.82%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (1.82%) Power BI
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (30.91%) Octopus Deploy
1 17 (30.91%) TeamCity
2 16 (29.09%) Git (software)
3 15 (27.27%) Visual Studio
4 9 (16.36%) ReSharper
4 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (7.27%) Bitbucket
6 3 (5.45%) Protractor
6 3 (5.45%) Selenium
6 3 (5.45%) SpecFlow
6 3 (5.45%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (5.45%) WebDriver
General
1 11 (20.00%) Back Office
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 3 (5.45%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 46 (83.64%) Developer
2 35 (63.64%) .NET Developer
3 26 (47.27%) C# Developer
4 23 (41.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 8 (14.55%) C# WPF Developer
6 8 (14.55%) WPF Developer
7 6 (10.91%) C# WCF Developer
7 6 (10.91%) WCF Developer
8 5 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Agile .NET Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Agile C# Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Agile Developer
9 4 (7.27%) Angular Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Developer in Test
10 3 (5.45%) SQL Developer
11 2 (3.64%) .NET Web Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (52.73%) AngularJS
2 21 (38.18%) REST
3 20 (36.36%) CSS
4 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
5 17 (30.91%) SOAP
6 16 (29.09%) HTML
7 13 (23.64%) ASP.NET Web API
8 12 (21.82%) Web Services
9 11 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (20.00%) jQuery
10 10 (18.18%) .NET Framework
10 10 (18.18%) Sass
11 8 (14.55%) Entity Framework
11 8 (14.55%) HTML5
11 8 (14.55%) WPF
12 7 (12.73%) WCF
13 6 (10.91%) Google Maps API
14 5 (9.09%) React
15 3 (5.45%) LINQ
15 3 (5.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Enterprise Software
1 4 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.09%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 30 (54.55%) MVC
2 14 (25.45%) DevOps
3 9 (16.36%) BDD
3 9 (16.36%) Scrum
3 9 (16.36%) TDD
4 8 (14.55%) Waterfall
5 7 (12.73%) Root Cause Analysis
5 7 (12.73%) Web Development
6 6 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (10.91%) Microservices
7 5 (9.09%) CRM
7 5 (9.09%) UML
8 4 (7.27%) API Development
8 4 (7.27%) Asset Management
8 4 (7.27%) E-Commerce
8 4 (7.27%) Open Source
8 4 (7.27%) OWASP
8 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.45%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) C#
2 24 (43.64%) SQL
3 22 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
5 3 (5.45%) Java
5 3 (5.45%) Scala
5 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
6 1 (1.82%) Ruby
6 1 (1.82%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (5.45%) HNC
1 3 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.64%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.73%) Oracle
3 6 (10.91%) Google
4 5 (9.09%) SAP
5 4 (7.27%) New Relic
6 3 (5.45%) Sitecore
7 1 (1.82%) Alterian
7 1 (1.82%) Cognos
7 1 (1.82%) Mercator
7 1 (1.82%) OpenText
7 1 (1.82%) Telerik