Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 20 November 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
England > East of England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 68 57
Rank change year-on-year -7 -11 -27
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 150 132 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.94% 2.75% 3.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 2.88% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 80 144
East of England median daily rate £363 £336 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% -3.93% +3.70%
10th Percentile £300 £213 £263
90th Percentile £450 £451 £425
England median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
East of England median hourly rate £47.00 £29.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.32% -32.57% +11.46%
10th Percentile £45.50 £17.85 £40.63
90th Percentile £48.50 £41.15 £46.88
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 4801 4588 5650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.70% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 2760 2650 3306
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
10th Percentile £200 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 380 366 538
East of England median hourly rate £17.75 £21.88 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.86% +4.17% +5.00%
10th Percentile £11.11 £11.33 £10.68
90th Percentile £47.50 £46.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the East of England

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the East of England

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the East of England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the East of England

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the East of England

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 20 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +3 79 £363 +9.85% 25
Hertfordshire +12 46 £363 -5.23% 15
Norfolk +6 12 £325 +4.00% 13
Bedfordshire -11 9 £388 -8.82% 2
Suffolk +5 7 £375 +22.45% 2
Essex -18 4 £363 +3.57% 8
East Anglia -6 1 £525 -
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 East of England region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 150 (100.00%) .NET
2 127 (84.67%) C#
3 83 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
4 75 (50.00%) TDD
5 62 (41.33%) SQL Server
6 60 (40.00%) JavaScript
7 46 (30.67%) SQL
8 45 (30.00%) MVC
9 40 (26.67%) ASP.NET
10 35 (23.33%) Microsoft
11 34 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
12 33 (22.00%) CSS
13 32 (21.33%) HTML
14 31 (20.67%) WCF
14 31 (20.67%) jQuery
14 31 (20.67%) Docker
15 27 (18.00%) .NET Framework
15 27 (18.00%) Node.js
16 25 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
16 25 (16.67%) SDLC
16 25 (16.67%) Finance
17 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
18 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 21 (14.00%) E-Commerce
19 20 (13.33%) Microservices
20 19 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
20 19 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 17 (11.33%) Visual Studio
21 17 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
21 17 (11.33%) Entity Framework

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 (6.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.00%) IIS
3 2 (1.33%) CMS
3 2 (1.33%) Confluence
3 2 (1.33%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.67%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (11.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (1.33%) Amazon S3
4 2 (1.33%) GitHub
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.67%) Route 53
5 1 (0.67%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.33%) HTTP
1 2 (1.33%) SMS
2 1 (0.67%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (41.33%) SQL Server
2 21 (14.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 19 (12.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (4.00%) MongoDB
4 6 (4.00%) NoSQL
5 5 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.00%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.67%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.67%) MySQL
7 1 (0.67%) QlikView
7 1 (0.67%) RavenDB
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 25 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 17 (11.33%) Visual Studio
3 16 (10.67%) Git (software)
4 8 (5.33%) Subversion
5 5 (3.33%) NUnit
6 4 (2.67%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.67%) JIRA
6 4 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.00%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.33%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.33%) WiX
9 1 (0.67%) Moq
9 1 (0.67%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.67%) Selenium
9 1 (0.67%) WebDriver
General
1 25 (16.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Automotive
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
4 1 (0.67%) Games
4 1 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 150 (100.00%) .NET
2 40 (26.67%) ASP.NET
3 34 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 33 (22.00%) CSS
5 32 (21.33%) HTML
6 31 (20.67%) jQuery
6 31 (20.67%) WCF
7 27 (18.00%) .NET Framework
7 27 (18.00%) Node.js
8 19 (12.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (11.33%) Entity Framework
10 15 (10.00%) Ajax
10 15 (10.00%) RESTful
11 14 (9.33%) AngularJS
11 14 (9.33%) Web Services
11 14 (9.33%) WPF
12 13 (8.67%) .NET Core
13 12 (8.00%) JSON
13 12 (8.00%) REST
14 10 (6.67%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.33%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.33%) N-Tier
3 4 (2.67%) User Experience
4 3 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.33%) DataPower
6 1 (0.67%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.67%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.33%) Windows
2 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (55.33%) Agile Software Development
2 75 (50.00%) TDD
3 45 (30.00%) MVC
4 25 (16.67%) SDLC
5 21 (14.00%) E-Commerce
6 20 (13.33%) Microservices
7 14 (9.33%) SOLID
8 13 (8.67%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (7.33%) Mentoring
9 11 (7.33%) Pair Programming
10 8 (5.33%) Continuous Integration
10 8 (5.33%) SOA
11 7 (4.67%) Web Development
12 6 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
12 6 (4.00%) Migration
12 6 (4.00%) OO
12 6 (4.00%) Test Automation
13 5 (3.33%) Scrum
14 4 (2.67%) Domain-Driven Design
14 4 (2.67%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 127 (84.67%) C#
2 60 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 46 (30.67%) SQL
4 9 (6.00%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.00%) T-SQL
6 2 (1.33%) Java
6 2 (1.33%) PL/SQL
6 2 (1.33%) PowerShell
6 2 (1.33%) TypeScript
6 2 (1.33%) XAML
7 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.67%) F#
7 1 (0.67%) Scala
7 1 (0.67%) VB
7 1 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (2.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (2.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.00%) QA
2 1 (0.67%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (20.67%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.33%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.33%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 35 (23.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (7.33%) Oracle
3 4 (2.67%) Google
4 3 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.33%) IBM
6 1 (0.67%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.67%) Telerik
6 1 (0.67%) VMware
6 1 (0.67%) Xamarin