Period
to 10 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 10 December 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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 79 69
Rank change year-on-year -24 -10 -5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 110 142 139
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.21% 2.81% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.35% 2.97% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 114 79
East of England median daily rate £394 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.62% +11.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £261 £302 £213
90th Percentile £481 £450 £453
England median daily rate £438 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +9.38% +8.11% +4.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.57% +184.85% -62.29%
10th Percentile £36.45 £45.50 £11.49
90th Percentile £48.95 £48.50 £38.55
England median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.89% +12.50% -

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 4,673 4,775 4,584
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.85% 94.35% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,768 2,758 2,634
East of England median daily rate £425 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% -0.64%
10th Percentile £200 £206 £200
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £458 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.67% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 292 366 373
East of England median hourly rate £17.32 £18.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% -6.25% -4.76%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.13 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.25 £47.50 £46.00
England median hourly rate £18.28 £18.70 £18.35
% change year-on-year -2.23% +1.89% +1.96%

.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 10 December 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
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 6 months to 10 December 2018.

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 6 months to 10 December 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 +1 49 £375 +3.45% 29
Bedfordshire +19 18 £425 +13.33% 19
Cambridgeshire -37 15 £425 +17.24% 23
Suffolk +2 14 £388 +3.33% 13
Norfolk +3 10 £363 +3.57% 7
Essex -17 4 £438 +20.69% 20
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 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.

1 110 (100.00%) .NET
2 101 (91.82%) C#
3 68 (61.82%) ASP.NET
4 57 (51.82%) MVC
4 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
5 56 (50.91%) SQL Server
6 54 (49.09%) JavaScript
7 46 (41.82%) ASP.NET Web API
8 43 (39.09%) CSS
9 42 (38.18%) SQL
10 40 (36.36%) HTML
11 39 (35.45%) ASP.NET MVC
12 38 (34.55%) .NET Framework
13 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
14 30 (27.27%) Visual Studio
15 29 (26.36%) TDD
15 29 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
16 28 (25.45%) Entity Framework
17 23 (20.91%) AngularJS
17 23 (20.91%) jQuery
18 22 (20.00%) Web Services
19 20 (18.18%) REST
20 16 (14.55%) .NET Core
21 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
22 14 (12.73%) React
22 14 (12.73%) Scrum
23 13 (11.82%) WCF
23 13 (11.82%) DevOps
23 13 (11.82%) SOLID
23 13 (11.82%) HTML5

.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 (4.55%) Elasticsearch
1 5 (4.55%) IIS
2 3 (2.73%) CMS
3 2 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (1.82%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.91%) Apache
4 1 (0.91%) WebLogic
Business Applications
1 2 (1.82%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 29 (26.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (3.64%) Office 365
4 3 (2.73%) npm
4 3 (2.73%) SaaS
5 2 (1.82%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.91%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.91%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.91%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.91%) PaaS
6 1 (0.91%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (0.91%) DHCP
2 1 (0.91%) DNS
2 1 (0.91%) FTP
2 1 (0.91%) Internet
2 1 (0.91%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.91%) SMTP
2 1 (0.91%) SSH
2 1 (0.91%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.91%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (50.91%) SQL Server
2 7 (6.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (3.64%) Power BI
4 4 (3.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.73%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (1.82%) Big Data
6 2 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.82%) MySQL
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.91%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.91%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.91%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 30 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 12 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 9 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (4.55%) NUnit
5 4 (3.64%) gulp
5 4 (3.64%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.73%) Bower
6 3 (2.73%) Jasmine
6 3 (2.73%) Jenkins
6 3 (2.73%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.73%) Octopus Deploy
6 3 (2.73%) PhantomJS
6 3 (2.73%) TeamCity
7 2 (1.82%) JIRA
7 2 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (0.91%) Grunt
8 1 (0.91%) Maven
8 1 (0.91%) MSTest
8 1 (0.91%) Selenium
8 1 (0.91%) Subversion
General
1 10 (9.09%) Finance
2 7 (6.36%) Retail
3 4 (3.64%) Games
4 3 (2.73%) Advertising
5 1 (0.91%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.91%) Automotive
5 1 (0.91%) Law
5 1 (0.91%) Legal
5 1 (0.91%) Marketing
5 1 (0.91%) Military
5 1 (0.91%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.91%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (100.00%) .NET
2 68 (61.82%) ASP.NET
3 46 (41.82%) ASP.NET Web API
4 43 (39.09%) CSS
5 40 (36.36%) HTML
6 39 (35.45%) ASP.NET MVC
7 38 (34.55%) .NET Framework
8 28 (25.45%) Entity Framework
9 23 (20.91%) AngularJS
9 23 (20.91%) jQuery
10 22 (20.00%) Web Services
11 20 (18.18%) REST
12 16 (14.55%) .NET Core
13 14 (12.73%) React
14 13 (11.82%) HTML5
14 13 (11.82%) WCF
15 10 (9.09%) LINQ
15 10 (9.09%) XML
16 8 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 7 (6.36%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.27%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.91%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.91%) Fintech
4 1 (0.91%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.36%) Windows
2 3 (2.73%) Linux
3 1 (0.91%) Android
3 1 (0.91%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
1 57 (51.82%) MVC
2 29 (26.36%) TDD
3 15 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (12.73%) Scrum
5 13 (11.82%) DevOps
5 13 (11.82%) SOLID
6 11 (10.00%) Microservices
6 11 (10.00%) OO
7 10 (9.09%) SDLC
7 10 (9.09%) Web Development
8 9 (8.18%) API Development
9 7 (6.36%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (5.45%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.45%) CQRS
10 6 (5.45%) Open Source
11 5 (4.55%) E-Commerce
11 5 (4.55%) Multithreading
11 5 (4.55%) Refactoring
11 5 (4.55%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 101 (91.82%) C#
2 54 (49.09%) JavaScript
3 42 (38.18%) SQL
4 10 (9.09%) TypeScript
5 9 (8.18%) VB.NET
6 8 (7.27%) T-SQL
7 6 (5.45%) Java
8 4 (3.64%) C
9 3 (2.73%) ES6
9 3 (2.73%) PHP
9 3 (2.73%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.82%) VB
10 2 (1.82%) VB6
11 1 (0.91%) C++
11 1 (0.91%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (5.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.82%) Degree
2 2 (1.82%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (1.82%) MCSA
2 2 (1.82%) MCSE
2 2 (1.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.91%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.91%) IEC 62304
1 1 (0.91%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.91%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (3.64%) Kibana
2 1 (0.91%) HAProxy
2 1 (0.91%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (31.82%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.45%) Google
3 3 (2.73%) Oracle
3 3 (2.73%) Xamarin
4 1 (0.91%) Coverity
4 1 (0.91%) Facebook
4 1 (0.91%) Red Hat
4 1 (0.91%) Telerik