Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £423 per day in advertised job vacancies in Luton during the 6 months to 18 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
Bedfordshire > Luton
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 20 32 34
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2 -
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 15 7 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Luton 5.73% 2.31% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.07% 2.38% 1.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 8 2
Luton median daily rate £423 £388 £485
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.03% -20.10% -
Bedfordshire median daily rate £420 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +5.00% +6.67% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 - -
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £50.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Luton. 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
Luton
Contract vacancies in Luton with a recognized job title 247 294 267
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 97.03% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 226 183
Luton median daily rate £425 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £232 £279 £208
90th Percentile £585 £636 £600
Bedfordshire median daily rate £413 £433 £425
% change year-on-year -4.62% +1.76% +3.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 7
Luton median hourly rate £50.00 £50.22 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.43% +286.27% -67.50%
10th Percentile £23.90 £49.02 £11.30
90th Percentile £50.50 £50.75 £18.30
Bedfordshire median hourly rate £18.88 £15.00 £12.00
% change year-on-year +25.83% +25.00% -68.00%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Luton

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Luton

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Luton

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Luton region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C#
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
4 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 10 (66.67%) TDD
5 9 (60.00%) Entity Framework
5 9 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
5 9 (60.00%) LINQ
6 8 (53.33%) SQL
7 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (40.00%) MVC
7 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (33.33%) Microservices
8 5 (33.33%) .NET Core
8 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
8 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
8 5 (33.33%) Google
9 4 (26.67%) Office 365
9 4 (26.67%) CQRS
9 4 (26.67%) Unity DI Container
9 4 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
9 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
9 4 (26.67%) Retail
9 4 (26.67%) IIS
9 4 (26.67%) DevOps

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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 (26.67%) Elasticsearch
1 4 (26.67%) IIS
2 2 (13.33%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 5 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (26.67%) Office 365
3 1 (6.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) DHCP
1 2 (13.33%) DNS
1 2 (13.33%) FTP
1 2 (13.33%) HTTP
1 2 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (13.33%) SMTP
1 2 (13.33%) SSH
1 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
1 2 (13.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (86.67%) SQL Server
2 5 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (26.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (13.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 2 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (13.33%) TeamCity
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
General
1 4 (26.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (73.33%) .NET Framework
3 10 (66.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (60.00%) Entity Framework
4 9 (60.00%) LINQ
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
5 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (33.33%) .NET Core
7 4 (26.67%) Unity DI Container
8 2 (13.33%) CSS
8 2 (13.33%) HTML
8 2 (13.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (66.67%) TDD
2 9 (60.00%) Dependency Injection
3 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 6 (40.00%) MVC
4 5 (33.33%) Microservices
5 4 (26.67%) CQRS
5 4 (26.67%) DevOps
6 3 (20.00%) BDD
6 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 2 (13.33%) B2B
7 2 (13.33%) B2C
7 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (13.33%) ETL
7 2 (13.33%) OOD
7 2 (13.33%) Time Management
7 2 (13.33%) Web Development
8 1 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (53.33%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
4 2 (13.33%) Python
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
5 1 (6.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (13.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (13.33%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (26.67%) Kibana
2 2 (13.33%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Google
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft