The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 27 June 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 16 20 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 -4  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 13 7 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 8.33% 4.58% 7.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.61% 4.70% 7.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 12
Median daily rate £300 £344 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.72% +18.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £500 £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 151 149 161
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 96.79% 97.39% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 86 93
Median daily rate £350 £345 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.44% +15.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £251 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 4 15
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.40 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Leicester

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Leicester

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Leicester region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (88.24%) C#
3 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 12 (70.59%) MVC
4 11 (64.71%) CSS
5 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (52.94%) SQL
7 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
7 8 (47.06%) TDD
7 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (41.18%) Node.js
8 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (41.18%) WCF
8 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
9 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
9 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
11 4 (23.53%) NUnit
11 4 (23.53%) Ajax
11 4 (23.53%) CMS
11 4 (23.53%) XML
11 4 (23.53%) Windows
11 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
11 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
11 4 (23.53%) MSTest
11 4 (23.53%) jQuery
11 4 (23.53%) React
12 3 (17.65%) Docker
12 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 4 (23.53%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 3 (17.65%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MSTest
1 4 (23.53%) NUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (5.88%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (70.59%) HTML
3 11 (64.71%) CSS
4 10 (58.82%) ASP.NET
5 8 (47.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (41.18%) ASP.NET Web API
6 7 (41.18%) Node.js
6 7 (41.18%) WCF
7 6 (35.29%) .NET Framework
7 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (29.41%) Entity Framework
9 4 (23.53%) Ajax
9 4 (23.53%) jQuery
9 4 (23.53%) React
9 4 (23.53%) XML
10 3 (17.65%) HTML5
10 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (11.76%) AngularJS
11 2 (11.76%) RESTful
11 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (70.59%) MVC
2 10 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (47.06%) TDD
4 4 (23.53%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
5 3 (17.65%) Pair Programming
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 2 (11.76%) SOLID
7 1 (5.88%) Data Analysis
7 1 (5.88%) Data Modelling
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
7 1 (5.88%) MVVM
7 1 (5.88%) OO
7 1 (5.88%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (88.24%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VB.NET
System Software
1 3 (17.65%) Docker