The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
England / East of England
Rank 64 42 58
Rank change year-on-year -22 +16  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 65 90 84
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 3.06% 3.66% 3.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.21% 3.80% 3.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 62 44
Median daily rate £350 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £218 £300 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £421 £411 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £27.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2027 2371 2568
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 95.48% 96.38% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1381 1443
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 159 173 252
Median hourly rate £30.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +71.42% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £49.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

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 3 months to 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the East of England.

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

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

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the East of England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Hertfordshire +11 25 £325 - 34
Cambridgeshire -2 17 £300 -16.08% 18
Essex -21 8 £356 -1.72% 13
Bedfordshire -2 6 £350 +2.94% 5
Suffolk +2 5 £375 +22.44% 9
Norfolk -7 4 £325 -1.51% 9
.NET Developer
England

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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.

1 142 (100.00%) .NET
2 122 (85.92%) C#
3 78 (54.93%) MVC
4 76 (53.52%) SQL Server
5 75 (52.82%) ASP.NET
6 59 (41.55%) .NET Framework
7 54 (38.03%) TDD
8 52 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
9 51 (35.92%) SQL
10 47 (33.10%) JavaScript
11 45 (31.69%) Entity Framework
12 38 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (26.06%) AngularJS
14 36 (25.35%) CSS
15 35 (24.65%) HTML
16 34 (23.94%) jQuery
17 33 (23.24%) WCF
18 30 (21.13%) XML
19 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
20 26 (18.31%) XSLT
20 26 (18.31%) E-Commerce
21 24 (16.90%) LINQ
22 21 (14.79%) Web Services
22 21 (14.79%) Scrum
23 20 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
24 15 (10.56%) SOLID
25 14 (9.86%) OO
25 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
26 13 (9.15%) SOAP
26 13 (9.15%) Visual Studio

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 12 (8.45%) IIS
2 2 (1.41%) CMS
2 2 (1.41%) Drupal
2 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (1.41%) Umbraco
2 2 (1.41%) WebSphere
2 2 (1.41%) WordPress
3 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.70%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (2.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (2.11%) MS Office
1 3 (2.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (2.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 3 (2.11%) Shopify
2 2 (1.41%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 13 (9.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.52%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.82%) GitHub
4 3 (2.11%) SaaS
5 2 (1.41%) PaaS
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.70%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.70%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.41%) Internet
2 2 (1.41%) Intranet
3 1 (0.70%) HTTP
3 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.70%) NFC
3 1 (0.70%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (53.52%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (4.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.52%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.82%) MySQL
5 4 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.11%) Blockchain
6 3 (2.11%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.70%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.70%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.70%) GIS
8 1 (0.70%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.70%) Neo4j
8 1 (0.70%) Redis
8 1 (0.70%) Riak
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 20 (14.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (9.15%) Visual Studio
3 11 (7.75%) Git (software)
4 10 (7.04%) Moq
5 7 (4.93%) NUnit
6 4 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (2.82%) FxCop
6 4 (2.82%) JIRA
6 4 (2.82%) ReSharper
6 4 (2.82%) Selenium
6 4 (2.82%) StyleCop
7 3 (2.11%) Android Studio
8 2 (1.41%) JMeter
8 2 (1.41%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.41%) Subversion
8 2 (1.41%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.70%) MSBuild
9 1 (0.70%) MSTest
9 1 (0.70%) Octopus Deploy
9 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
General
1 9 (6.34%) Finance
2 5 (3.52%) Marketing
2 5 (3.52%) Retail
2 5 (3.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.11%) Electronics
3 3 (2.11%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.41%) Billing
5 1 (0.70%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Legal
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (52.82%) ASP.NET
3 59 (41.55%) .NET Framework
4 45 (31.69%) Entity Framework
5 38 (26.76%) ASP.NET Web API
6 37 (26.06%) AngularJS
7 36 (25.35%) CSS
8 35 (24.65%) HTML
9 34 (23.94%) jQuery
10 33 (23.24%) WCF
11 30 (21.13%) XML
12 27 (19.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 26 (18.31%) XSLT
14 24 (16.90%) LINQ
15 21 (14.79%) Web Services
16 13 (9.15%) SOAP
17 12 (8.45%) REST
18 10 (7.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 8 (5.63%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 8 (5.63%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.52%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.82%) Contactless
2 4 (2.82%) EMV
2 4 (2.82%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.11%) NHS
3 3 (2.11%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.70%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (0.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.70%) DataPower
4 1 (0.70%) iPad
4 1 (0.70%) SCADA
4 1 (0.70%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.45%) Windows
2 4 (2.82%) Android
2 4 (2.82%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.93%) MVC
2 54 (38.03%) TDD
3 52 (36.62%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (18.31%) E-Commerce
5 21 (14.79%) Scrum
6 15 (10.56%) SOLID
7 14 (9.86%) OO
8 10 (7.04%) Web Development
9 8 (5.63%) Dependency Injection
9 8 (5.63%) SDLC
10 7 (4.93%) BDD
10 7 (4.93%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (4.93%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (4.93%) Data Protection
11 6 (4.23%) Front End Development
11 6 (4.23%) OOP
11 6 (4.23%) Performance Optimisation
11 6 (4.23%) Project Management
11 6 (4.23%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.52%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 122 (85.92%) C#
2 51 (35.92%) SQL
3 47 (33.10%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.45%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.23%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.52%) VBScript
7 3 (2.11%) Python
8 2 (1.41%) C++
8 2 (1.41%) Delphi
8 2 (1.41%) Java
8 2 (1.41%) Tcl
9 1 (0.70%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (3.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.41%) PhD
2 2 (1.41%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.11%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) IFRS
2 1 (0.70%) IFRS 9
2 1 (0.70%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (0.70%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 14 (9.86%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.23%) Xamarin
3 4 (2.82%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.11%) Mapbox
4 3 (2.11%) SAP
4 3 (2.11%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.41%) Borland
5 2 (1.41%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.41%) Embarcadero
5 2 (1.41%) IBM
5 2 (1.41%) Telerik
6 1 (0.70%) Google
6 1 (0.70%) Siemens
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Dupen Recruitment Services
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hertfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
People Source Consulting
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 20 days ago