Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 68 66
Rank change year-on-year -19 -2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 132 146 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.64% 3.11% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.80% 3.31% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 120 99
East of England median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +5.26%
10th Percentile £264 £300 £265
90th Percentile £473 £489 £430
England median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
East of England median hourly rate - - £42.50
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 4,718 4,414 4,902
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 94.14% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,712 2,601 2,812
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £194 £210 £200
90th Percentile £575 £575 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 319 354 366
East of England median hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.43% -12.50% -
10th Percentile £11.48 £11.00 £11.09
90th Percentile £47.50 £45.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

.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 21 August 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 21 August 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 0 53 £380 +4.83% 46
Suffolk +7 32 £413 +3.77% 7
Cambridgeshire -27 23 £400 +10.34% 21
Norfolk +18 12 £356 +9.62% 9
Bedfordshire +4 9 £425 +17.24% 8
Essex -7 4 £363 -9.38% 12
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 132 (100.00%) .NET
2 119 (90.15%) C#
3 88 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 67 (50.76%) MVC
5 63 (47.73%) SQL Server
6 62 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
7 52 (39.39%) HTML
7 52 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 52 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
8 49 (37.12%) CSS
9 45 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
10 43 (32.58%) SQL
11 41 (31.06%) TDD
12 35 (26.52%) jQuery
12 35 (26.52%) Visual Studio
13 30 (22.73%) Microsoft
14 28 (21.21%) AngularJS
15 27 (20.45%) REST
15 27 (20.45%) HTML5
15 27 (20.45%) Web Services
16 26 (19.70%) .NET Framework
17 22 (16.67%) WCF
18 20 (15.15%) .NET Core
19 19 (14.39%) CSS3
20 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET Core
20 18 (13.64%) NUnit
21 16 (12.12%) Scrum
21 16 (12.12%) SOLID
21 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
22 15 (11.36%) 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 8 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.27%) IIS
3 2 (1.52%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.76%) CMS
4 1 (0.76%) Confluence
4 1 (0.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.76%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (12.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (5.30%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.52%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 2 (1.52%) Azure Functions
3 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.52%) Serverless
4 1 (0.76%) Azure Data Factory
4 1 (0.76%) GitHub
4 1 (0.76%) iPaaS
4 1 (0.76%) npm
4 1 (0.76%) NuGet
4 1 (0.76%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.27%) WEP
2 1 (0.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (47.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.06%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (2.27%) Power BI
5 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.52%) Cosmos DB
6 2 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.52%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.52%) MySQL
6 2 (1.52%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.52%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 35 (26.52%) Visual Studio
2 18 (13.64%) NUnit
3 13 (9.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (8.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (8.33%) ReSharper
5 7 (5.30%) gulp
5 7 (5.30%) MSTest
5 7 (5.30%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (4.55%) Grunt
7 5 (3.79%) TeamCity
8 3 (2.27%) JIRA
8 3 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
9 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 1 (0.76%) Bower
10 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.76%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.76%) Mocha
10 1 (0.76%) PhantomJS
10 1 (0.76%) Selenium
10 1 (0.76%) Sinon.JS
General
1 7 (5.30%) Advertising
2 6 (4.55%) Finance
3 5 (3.79%) Games
4 4 (3.03%) Retail
5 3 (2.27%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.52%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.52%) Marketing
7 1 (0.76%) Military
7 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 132 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 52 (39.39%) ASP.NET MVC
3 52 (39.39%) HTML
4 49 (37.12%) CSS
5 45 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 35 (26.52%) jQuery
7 28 (21.21%) AngularJS
8 27 (20.45%) HTML5
8 27 (20.45%) REST
8 27 (20.45%) Web Services
9 26 (19.70%) .NET Framework
10 22 (16.67%) WCF
11 20 (15.15%) .NET Core
12 19 (14.39%) CSS3
13 18 (13.64%) ASP.NET Core
14 15 (11.36%) Entity Framework
15 13 (9.85%) Angular 2
15 13 (9.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 13 (9.85%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.52%) N-Tier
4 2 (1.52%) Tandem
5 1 (0.76%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.76%) Fintech
5 1 (0.76%) Life Science
5 1 (0.76%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.36%) Windows
2 1 (0.76%) MVS
2 1 (0.76%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (50.76%) MVC
2 62 (46.97%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (31.06%) TDD
4 16 (12.12%) Scrum
4 16 (12.12%) SOLID
5 14 (10.61%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (10.61%) Web Development
6 13 (9.85%) Microservices
7 12 (9.09%) Refactoring
8 9 (6.82%) API Development
8 9 (6.82%) BDD
9 8 (6.06%) DevOps
10 7 (5.30%) Asynchronous Programming
11 6 (4.55%) CQRS
11 6 (4.55%) Multithreading
12 5 (3.79%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.79%) Unit Testing
13 4 (3.03%) Dependency Injection
13 4 (3.03%) OO
13 4 (3.03%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 119 (90.15%) C#
2 52 (39.39%) JavaScript
3 43 (32.58%) SQL
4 14 (10.61%) TypeScript
4 14 (10.61%) VB.NET
5 9 (6.82%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.03%) C
6 4 (3.03%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.03%) VB
7 2 (1.52%) Java
7 2 (1.52%) PHP
7 2 (1.52%) VB6
7 2 (1.52%) VBScript
8 1 (0.76%) ES6
8 1 (0.76%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.76%) PhD
3 1 (0.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.27%) QA
2 2 (1.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 2 (1.52%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.76%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.76%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (2.27%) Kibana
2 1 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 30 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 8 (6.06%) Capita
3 5 (3.79%) Google
4 2 (1.52%) Oracle
4 2 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.76%) Facebook
5 1 (0.76%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.76%) Telerik
5 1 (0.76%) VMware