Period
to 17 January 2018

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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 65 59
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 -24
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 137 137 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.86% 3.01% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 3.15% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 72 135
East of England median daily rate £363 £331 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.43% -1.85% -3.57%
10th Percentile £313 £213 £263
90th Percentile £465 £409 £425
England median daily rate £400 £375 £353
% change year-on-year +6.67% +6.38% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 2
East of England median hourly rate £47.00 £16.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +184.85% -62.29% +6.71%
10th Percentile £45.50 £11.15 £40.63
90th Percentile £48.50 £33.35 £46.88
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +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 4,532 4,350 4,867
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.55% 95.63% 95.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,624 2,479 2,794
East of England median daily rate £413 £390 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.77% - +4.00%
10th Percentile £213 £200 £206
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £416
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.29% +3.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 318 353 501
East of England median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.66 £11.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £47.50 £46.25
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.38 £18.25
% change year-on-year +0.68% +0.68% +10.61%

.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 17 January 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 17 January 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
Cambridgeshire -2 66 £363 +26.09% 36
Hertfordshire +12 44 £363 -1.69% 50
Norfolk +2 21 £350 +30.23% 10
Bedfordshire -8 8 £375 +4.90% 5
Suffolk -5 5 £375 +25.00% 2
Essex -13 1 £275 -21.43% 28
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2018, .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.

1 137 (100.00%) .NET
2 115 (83.94%) C#
3 86 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (56.20%) TDD
5 60 (43.80%) JavaScript
6 53 (38.69%) MVC
7 49 (35.77%) SQL Server
8 37 (27.01%) ASP.NET
9 36 (26.28%) HTML
10 35 (25.55%) ASP.NET Web API
11 33 (24.09%) .NET Framework
12 32 (23.36%) SQL
13 31 (22.63%) CSS
13 31 (22.63%) Docker
14 30 (21.90%) Node.js
15 28 (20.44%) jQuery
16 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
17 25 (18.25%) Finance
17 25 (18.25%) WCF
18 22 (16.06%) E-Commerce
18 22 (16.06%) Team Foundation Server
19 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
20 20 (14.60%) Entity Framework
20 20 (14.60%) SDLC
21 19 (13.87%) Microservices
21 19 (13.87%) SOLID
21 19 (13.87%) Web Services
22 18 (13.14%) Ajax
23 16 (11.68%) XML

.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 5 (3.65%) IIS
1 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.46%) Confluence
2 2 (1.46%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.73%) CMS
3 1 (0.73%) NServiceBus
3 1 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.73%) Orchard CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.92%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (10.22%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.73%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.46%) DNS
1 2 (1.46%) HTTP
1 2 (1.46%) IMAP
1 2 (1.46%) Internet
1 2 (1.46%) SMTP
2 1 (0.73%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.73%) SMS
2 1 (0.73%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.73%) WEP
2 1 (0.73%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (35.77%) SQL Server
2 13 (9.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (5.84%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.11%) Relational Database
4 7 (5.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.38%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.38%) NoSQL
6 3 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.46%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.73%) MySQL
8 1 (0.73%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (0.73%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 22 (16.06%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (11.68%) Git (software)
2 16 (11.68%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.30%) Jenkins
4 7 (5.11%) Subversion
5 6 (4.38%) Maven
6 4 (2.92%) Jasmine
7 3 (2.19%) NUnit
8 2 (1.46%) InstallShield
8 2 (1.46%) JIRA
8 2 (1.46%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.46%) WiX
9 1 (0.73%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.73%) FxCop
9 1 (0.73%) Moq
9 1 (0.73%) ReSharper
9 1 (0.73%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.73%) StyleCop
General
1 25 (18.25%) Finance
2 4 (2.92%) Automotive
3 1 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.73%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (27.01%) ASP.NET
3 36 (26.28%) HTML
4 35 (25.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 33 (24.09%) .NET Framework
6 31 (22.63%) CSS
7 30 (21.90%) Node.js
8 28 (20.44%) jQuery
9 25 (18.25%) WCF
10 21 (15.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 20 (14.60%) Entity Framework
12 19 (13.87%) Web Services
13 18 (13.14%) Ajax
14 16 (11.68%) REST
14 16 (11.68%) XML
15 14 (10.22%) KnockoutJS
16 13 (9.49%) AngularJS
17 12 (8.76%) .NET Core
18 10 (7.30%) LINQ
18 10 (7.30%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (8.03%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.65%) User Experience
2 5 (3.65%) W3C
3 4 (2.92%) N-Tier
4 3 (2.19%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.46%) Algorithms
5 2 (1.46%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.46%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.46%) DataPower
6 1 (0.73%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.73%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.73%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 14 (10.22%) Windows
2 2 (1.46%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (62.77%) Agile Software Development
2 77 (56.20%) TDD
3 53 (38.69%) MVC
4 22 (16.06%) E-Commerce
5 20 (14.60%) SDLC
6 19 (13.87%) Microservices
6 19 (13.87%) SOLID
7 12 (8.76%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (8.76%) Pair Programming
7 12 (8.76%) Web Development
8 11 (8.03%) BDD
9 9 (6.57%) Mentoring
9 9 (6.57%) Software Engineering
10 7 (5.11%) Performance Tuning
10 7 (5.11%) Scrum
11 6 (4.38%) API Development
11 6 (4.38%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (4.38%) Unit Testing
12 5 (3.65%) Responsive Web Design
12 5 (3.65%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 115 (83.94%) C#
2 60 (43.80%) JavaScript
3 32 (23.36%) SQL
4 7 (5.11%) VB.NET
5 4 (2.92%) XAML
6 3 (2.19%) PowerShell
6 3 (2.19%) T-SQL
7 2 (1.46%) Java
7 2 (1.46%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.73%) AWK
8 1 (0.73%) Bash Shell
8 1 (0.73%) JCL
8 1 (0.73%) Perl
8 1 (0.73%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.73%) Python
8 1 (0.73%) R
8 1 (0.73%) Ruby
8 1 (0.73%) Scala
8 1 (0.73%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (2.19%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.46%) PhD
3 1 (0.73%) Degree
3 1 (0.73%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.73%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 31 (22.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (1.46%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.73%) Puppet
3 1 (0.73%) Terraform
Vendors
1 26 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.03%) Oracle
3 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
3 2 (1.46%) Google
3 2 (1.46%) IBM
4 1 (0.73%) Capita
4 1 (0.73%) VMware
4 1 (0.73%) Xamarin