Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 100 70 83
Rank change year-on-year -30 +13 -27
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 118 162 117
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.32% 3.22% 2.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 3.42% 2.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 132 76
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +5.45% +1.85%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £230
90th Percentile £475 £486 £456
England median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
East of England median hourly rate £35.00 - £42.50
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 4,791 4,743 4,661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.03% 94.20% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,818 2,734 2,657
East of England median daily rate £425 £415 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.38% +7.13% +3.33%
10th Percentile £193 £213 £200
90th Percentile £578 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 316 371 380
East of England median hourly rate £17.36 £18.00 £20.32
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.56% -11.42% -4.94%
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.13 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.50 £47.25 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.35 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.87% +1.08% +4.11%

.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 16 October 2018.

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 16 October 2018. 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
Hertfordshire +2 57 £388 +6.90% 42
Cambridgeshire -39 22 £415 +14.48% 29
Suffolk -7 17 £406 -2.11% 11
Bedfordshire +2 11 £431 +16.95% 11
Norfolk +10 9 £369 +13.46% 12
Essex -7 3 £375 -6.25% 12
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East of England region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 118 (100.00%) .NET
2 106 (89.83%) C#
3 77 (65.25%) ASP.NET
4 64 (54.24%) MVC
5 61 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
6 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
7 50 (42.37%) SQL Server
8 47 (39.83%) ASP.NET MVC
9 45 (38.14%) ASP.NET Web API
10 41 (34.75%) HTML
10 41 (34.75%) SQL
11 40 (33.90%) CSS
12 38 (32.20%) TDD
13 34 (28.81%) Visual Studio
14 30 (25.42%) Microsoft
15 28 (23.73%) .NET Framework
16 27 (22.88%) Web Services
16 27 (22.88%) REST
17 23 (19.49%) AngularJS
17 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
18 22 (18.64%) WCF
19 20 (16.95%) jQuery
20 18 (15.25%) SOLID
20 18 (15.25%) Entity Framework
21 16 (13.56%) .NET Core
21 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
21 16 (13.56%) Scrum
22 14 (11.86%) Windows
23 13 (11.02%) NUnit
23 13 (11.02%) DevOps

.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 6 (5.08%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.54%) IIS
2 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.85%) Confluence
4 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (19.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.54%) Office 365
3 3 (2.54%) SaaS
4 2 (1.69%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (1.69%) npm
5 1 (0.85%) Azure Functions
5 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.85%) GitHub
5 1 (0.85%) iPaaS
5 1 (0.85%) NuGet
5 1 (0.85%) PaaS
5 1 (0.85%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.69%) WEP
2 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (42.37%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.39%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.39%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (3.39%) Power BI
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.54%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.69%) MySQL
6 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.85%) Big Data
7 1 (0.85%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 34 (28.81%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.02%) NUnit
3 12 (10.17%) Git (software)
4 11 (9.32%) ReSharper
5 8 (6.78%) Octopus Deploy
5 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (5.08%) TeamCity
7 4 (3.39%) JIRA
8 3 (2.54%) gulp
8 3 (2.54%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.69%) Bower
9 2 (1.69%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.69%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (1.69%) MSTest
9 2 (1.69%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.85%) Grunt
10 1 (0.85%) Mocha
10 1 (0.85%) Selenium
10 1 (0.85%) Sinon.JS
10 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 7 (5.93%) Finance
2 6 (5.08%) Advertising
3 5 (4.24%) Games
4 3 (2.54%) Retail
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Law
5 1 (0.85%) Legal
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Military
5 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (100.00%) .NET
2 77 (65.25%) ASP.NET
3 47 (39.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (38.14%) ASP.NET Web API
5 41 (34.75%) HTML
6 40 (33.90%) CSS
7 28 (23.73%) .NET Framework
8 27 (22.88%) REST
8 27 (22.88%) Web Services
9 23 (19.49%) AngularJS
10 22 (18.64%) WCF
11 20 (16.95%) jQuery
12 18 (15.25%) Entity Framework
13 16 (13.56%) .NET Core
14 12 (10.17%) SOAP
15 11 (9.32%) HTML5
15 11 (9.32%) React
15 11 (9.32%) Velocity
16 10 (8.47%) RESTful
17 9 (7.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (7.63%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (4.24%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.85%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.85%) Fintech
4 1 (0.85%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.85%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 14 (11.86%) Windows
2 2 (1.69%) Linux
3 1 (0.85%) MVS
3 1 (0.85%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (54.24%) MVC
2 61 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (32.20%) TDD
4 18 (15.25%) SOLID
5 16 (13.56%) Continuous Integration
5 16 (13.56%) Scrum
6 13 (11.02%) DevOps
6 13 (11.02%) Microservices
7 12 (10.17%) Refactoring
8 11 (9.32%) API Development
9 8 (6.78%) CQRS
9 8 (6.78%) SDLC
9 8 (6.78%) Web Development
10 7 (5.93%) Asynchronous Programming
10 7 (5.93%) BDD
11 6 (5.08%) Dependency Injection
11 6 (5.08%) Multithreading
11 6 (5.08%) OO
11 6 (5.08%) Software Engineering
12 5 (4.24%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 106 (89.83%) C#
2 52 (44.07%) JavaScript
3 41 (34.75%) SQL
4 11 (9.32%) VB.NET
5 8 (6.78%) TypeScript
6 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.24%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.39%) C
9 3 (2.54%) Java
10 2 (1.69%) ES6
10 2 (1.69%) PHP
10 2 (1.69%) VB
11 1 (0.85%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (3.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (2.54%) Degree
3 1 (0.85%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.54%) QA
2 2 (1.69%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.85%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 2 (1.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.85%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.85%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (4.24%) Kibana
2 1 (0.85%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (25.42%) Microsoft
2 7 (5.93%) Google
3 4 (3.39%) Oracle
4 2 (1.69%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.85%) Facebook
5 1 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.85%) Telerik
5 1 (0.85%) VMware