The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cheltenham during the 3 months to 25 April 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Developer
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
25 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 15
Rank change year-on-year +3 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 4 2 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 6.45% 2.17% 11.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 2.30% 12.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 16
Median daily rate £275 £325 £419
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.38% -22.38%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £42.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.97% +20.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 60 87 148
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 96.77% 94.57% 97.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 38 91
Median daily rate £313 £325 £415
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -21.68%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £140 £343
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 11
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.23 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.86% -68.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £42.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £42.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.60
% change year-on-year -2.77% +8.43%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Cheltenham

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Cheltenham

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Cheltenham

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 April 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
3 3 (60.00%) User Experience
3 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (40.00%) XML
4 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 2 (40.00%) MVC
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
5 1 (20.00%) Advertising
5 1 (20.00%) Windows
5 1 (20.00%) OOP
5 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
5 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (20.00%) Confluence
1 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) JIRA
1 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Advertising
1 1 (20.00%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
3 3 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 3 (60.00%) CSS3
3 3 (60.00%) HTML5
3 3 (60.00%) jQuery
4 2 (40.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 2 (40.00%) XML
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ
5 1 (20.00%) LINQ to SQL
5 1 (20.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
2 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C#
1 4 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (60.00%) VB.NET
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) CA Agile Central
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft