Period
to 19 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Essex during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

.NET Developer
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 74 63
Rank change year-on-year -17 -11 +3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 4 7 27
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.51% 0.80% 2.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.52% 0.83% 2.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 6 21
Essex median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £281 £308 £281
90th Percentile £434 £381 £475
East of England median daily rate £363 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +7.41% -3.57% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Essex median hourly rate - - -
East of England median hourly rate £47.00 £29.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +59.32% -32.57% +11.46%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Essex. 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
Essex
Contract vacancies in Essex with a recognized job title 762 846 1178
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.13% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 499 669
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -3.85%
10th Percentile £230 £219 £227
90th Percentile £600 £525 £538
East of England median daily rate £413 £388 £385
% change year-on-year +6.45% +0.65% +2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 152 159
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.95 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +8.31% +42.17%
10th Percentile £11.94 £15.75 £15.70
90th Percentile £63.75 £42.84 £43.75
East of England median hourly rate £18.00 £21.88 £20.94
% change year-on-year -17.71% +4.49% +4.68%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Essex.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Essex

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Essex.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Essex

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Essex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Essex over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Essex

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Essex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Essex

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Chelmsford +8 1 £275 - 1
Colchester - 1 £450 -
.NET Developer
East of England

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Essex region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) C#
3 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) MVC
3 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
4 1 (25.00%) Node.js
4 1 (25.00%) REST
4 1 (25.00%) Route 53
4 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (25.00%) Mustache
4 1 (25.00%) GitHub
4 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
4 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 1 (25.00%) SDLC

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 1 (25.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (25.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (25.00%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (25.00%) GitHub
1 1 (25.00%) Route 53
1 1 (25.00%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) AngularJS
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Handlebars
3 1 (25.00%) jQuery
3 1 (25.00%) JSON
3 1 (25.00%) Mustache
3 1 (25.00%) Node.js
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (25.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) SDLC
2 1 (25.00%) SOA
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) VB6
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Atlassian