The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 3 months to 28 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
England / Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 45 34
Rank change year-on-year -5 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 131 171 191
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.55% 3.62% 4.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 3.81% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 87 120 147
Median daily rate £315 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £197 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £382 £475 £372
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +2.98% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 3
Median hourly rate £28.00 £24.00 £23.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.66% +1.05%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.55 £22.40 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.85 £24.00 £25.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.63%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3494 4494 3838
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 94.64% 95.07% 95.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 6969 9554 8548
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 485 505 776
Median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £10.00 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £38.75 £31.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the Midlands

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the Midlands

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the Midlands over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the Midlands

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the Midlands

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
East Midlands +2 65 £300 - 52
West Midlands -15 64 £325 -2.98% 63
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 Midlands region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 279 (100.00%) .NET
2 242 (86.74%) C#
3 167 (59.86%) MVC
4 152 (54.48%) ASP.NET
5 133 (47.67%) JavaScript
6 124 (44.44%) SQL Server
7 121 (43.37%) HTML
7 121 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
8 111 (39.78%) CSS
9 77 (27.60%) TDD
9 77 (27.60%) SQL
10 75 (26.88%) jQuery
11 71 (25.45%) .NET Framework
12 62 (22.22%) AngularJS
13 61 (21.86%) HTML5
14 58 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC
15 51 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 48 (17.20%) Entity Framework
17 44 (15.77%) Web Services
18 43 (15.41%) Scrum
19 41 (14.70%) Microsoft
20 39 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
21 37 (13.26%) WCF
22 35 (12.54%) XML
23 34 (12.19%) CSS3
24 32 (11.47%) VB.NET
25 31 (11.11%) E-Commerce
26 30 (10.75%) Unit Testing
27 26 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
27 26 (9.32%) WPF

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 24 (8.60%) CMS
2 9 (3.23%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.15%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.79%) DNN
4 5 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.08%) NServiceBus
5 3 (1.08%) Sitefinity
5 3 (1.08%) Skype for Business
6 2 (0.72%) IIS
6 2 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
6 2 (0.72%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.36%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 3 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (9.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.23%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.51%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) GitHub
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.43%) LDAP
2 3 (1.08%) Internet
2 3 (1.08%) Skype
3 2 (0.72%) HTTP
4 1 (0.36%) FTP
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 124 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (2.51%) MongoDB
5 6 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (1.79%) MySQL
6 5 (1.79%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.08%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.72%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.72%) SSDT
9 1 (0.36%) DTS
9 1 (0.36%) Firebird
9 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.36%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 24 (8.60%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.53%) NUnit
3 20 (7.17%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.81%) Git (software)
5 13 (4.66%) MSTest
6 11 (3.94%) SpecFlow
7 9 (3.23%) Subversion
8 8 (2.87%) JIRA
8 8 (2.87%) Moq
9 6 (2.15%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 5 (1.79%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (1.79%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.08%) MSBuild
11 3 (1.08%) NCover
11 3 (1.08%) NDepend
11 3 (1.08%) NuGet
11 3 (1.08%) ReSharper
11 3 (1.08%) Selenium
11 3 (1.08%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (6.81%) Finance
2 16 (5.73%) Retail
3 9 (3.23%) Automotive
4 5 (1.79%) Manufacturing
5 4 (1.43%) Advertising
6 3 (1.08%) Legal
7 2 (0.72%) Back Office
8 1 (0.36%) Games
8 1 (0.36%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 279 (100.00%) .NET
2 152 (54.48%) ASP.NET
3 121 (43.37%) HTML
4 111 (39.78%) CSS
5 75 (26.88%) jQuery
6 71 (25.45%) .NET Framework
7 62 (22.22%) AngularJS
8 61 (21.86%) HTML5
9 58 (20.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 51 (18.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 48 (17.20%) Entity Framework
12 44 (15.77%) Web Services
13 39 (13.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 37 (13.26%) WCF
15 35 (12.54%) XML
16 34 (12.19%) CSS3
17 26 (9.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 26 (9.32%) WPF
18 21 (7.53%) KnockoutJS
19 16 (5.73%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
2 12 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.23%) User Experience
4 8 (2.87%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.43%) EPoS
6 3 (1.08%) Driving Licence
6 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.08%) iPad
6 3 (1.08%) iPhone
7 2 (0.72%) Blog
7 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.36%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.36%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 18 (6.45%) Windows
2 4 (1.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.72%) Android
3 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 167 (59.86%) MVC
2 121 (43.37%) Agile Software Development
3 77 (27.60%) TDD
4 43 (15.41%) Scrum
5 31 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 30 (10.75%) Unit Testing
7 26 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (8.96%) Web Development
9 21 (7.53%) BDD
9 21 (7.53%) SOLID
10 20 (7.17%) Front End Development
11 19 (6.81%) Dependency Injection
12 17 (6.09%) MVVM
12 17 (6.09%) OO
12 17 (6.09%) Test Automation
13 14 (5.02%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (3.58%) Microservices
14 10 (3.58%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.23%) Translating Business Requirements
16 8 (2.87%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 242 (86.74%) C#
2 133 (47.67%) JavaScript
3 77 (27.60%) SQL
4 32 (11.47%) VB.NET
5 21 (7.53%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.58%) TypeScript
7 9 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 8 (2.87%) Java
9 4 (1.43%) XAML
10 3 (1.08%) Apple Swift
10 3 (1.08%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.72%) F#
11 2 (0.72%) Python
11 2 (0.72%) VB
11 2 (0.72%) XPath
12 1 (0.36%) C
12 1 (0.36%) VBA
12 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (2.51%) Degree
2 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
2 5 (1.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.36%) HNC
3 1 (0.36%) HND
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 19 (6.81%) Docker
2 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
3 3 (1.08%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 4 (1.43%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 41 (14.70%) Microsoft
2 11 (3.94%) Google
2 11 (3.94%) Sitecore
3 10 (3.58%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.79%) Oracle
5 4 (1.43%) Twitter
6 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.72%) Telerik
7 1 (0.36%) SAP
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