Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in the Midlands during the 6 months to 21 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
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 47 35
Rank change year-on-year -9 -12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 275 373 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.34% 3.83% 4.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 4.02% 4.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 256 242
Midlands median daily rate £340 £325 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.62% +1.56% -
10th Percentile £263 £263 £180
90th Percentile £480 £413 £425
England median daily rate £400 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 5
Midlands median hourly rate £31.00 £23.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.78% -38.67% -
10th Percentile £23.50 £22.00 £21.88
90th Percentile £46.00 £31.40 £47.50
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands. 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
Midlands
Contract vacancies in the Midlands with a recognized job title 7797 9280 8004
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 95.39% 95.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 4873 5638 4625
Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £216 £235 £215
90th Percentile £550 £551 £530
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 370 367 455
Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £15.00 £15.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -0.40% -2.84%
10th Percentile £10.11 £10.00 £10.20
90th Percentile £45.00 £39.50 £37.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

.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 6 months to 21 November 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 21 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
West Midlands -13 149 £350 +6.06% 36
East Midlands -9 125 £331 +1.92% 67
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 Midlands region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 275 (100.00%) .NET
2 225 (81.82%) C#
3 192 (69.82%) MVC
4 155 (56.36%) SQL Server
5 150 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 132 (48.00%) JavaScript
7 117 (42.55%) CSS
8 115 (41.82%) HTML
9 111 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
10 96 (34.91%) SQL
11 90 (32.73%) ASP.NET Web API
12 85 (30.91%) TDD
13 72 (26.18%) .NET Framework
14 71 (25.82%) ASP.NET MVC
15 64 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
16 63 (22.91%) jQuery
17 54 (19.64%) Git (software)
18 50 (18.18%) BDD
19 48 (17.45%) Scrum
20 47 (17.09%) HTML5
21 45 (16.36%) Microsoft
22 43 (15.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 42 (15.27%) Web Services
23 42 (15.27%) Entity Framework
24 40 (14.55%) AngularJS
25 39 (14.18%) Unit Testing
26 36 (13.09%) CSS3
27 34 (12.36%) VB.NET
28 31 (11.27%) Kanban
29 30 (10.91%) Continuous Integration

.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 28 (10.18%) CMS
2 14 (5.09%) Elasticsearch
3 10 (3.64%) IIS
4 9 (3.27%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.91%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.09%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.73%) DNN
8 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.36%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.36%) Kentico
9 1 (0.36%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.73%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 64 (23.27%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.09%) IaaS
3 3 (1.09%) PaaS
3 3 (1.09%) SaaS
4 2 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (0.73%) GitHub
4 2 (0.73%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.73%) Serverless
5 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.18%) Internet
2 4 (1.45%) Intranet
2 4 (1.45%) SMS
3 1 (0.36%) ATM
3 1 (0.36%) FTP
3 1 (0.36%) LDAP
3 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 155 (56.36%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.36%) MongoDB
3 9 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
3 9 (3.27%) SQL Server 2014
4 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (2.55%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.18%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 4 (1.45%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.09%) Apache Hive
9 3 (1.09%) Power BI
9 3 (1.09%) Redis
10 2 (0.73%) GIS
10 2 (0.73%) MS Access
10 2 (0.73%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 54 (19.64%) Git (software)
2 19 (6.91%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.64%) NUnit
4 7 (2.55%) MSTest
5 6 (2.18%) SpecFlow
5 6 (2.18%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (2.18%) TeamCity
6 4 (1.45%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.09%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.09%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.09%) JIRA
7 3 (1.09%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.73%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.73%) git-flow
8 2 (0.73%) GoCD
8 2 (0.73%) Moq
8 2 (0.73%) Subversion
8 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.36%) Selenium
General
1 27 (9.82%) Finance
2 16 (5.82%) Retail
3 7 (2.55%) Automotive
3 7 (2.55%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.18%) Back Office
5 4 (1.45%) Advertising
5 4 (1.45%) Electronics
5 4 (1.45%) Marketing
5 4 (1.45%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.36%) Games
6 1 (0.36%) Legal
6 1 (0.36%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 275 (100.00%) .NET
2 150 (54.55%) ASP.NET
3 117 (42.55%) CSS
4 115 (41.82%) HTML
5 90 (32.73%) ASP.NET Web API
6 72 (26.18%) .NET Framework
7 71 (25.82%) ASP.NET MVC
8 63 (22.91%) jQuery
9 47 (17.09%) HTML5
10 43 (15.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 42 (15.27%) Entity Framework
11 42 (15.27%) Web Services
12 40 (14.55%) AngularJS
13 36 (13.09%) CSS3
14 28 (10.18%) Node.js
15 26 (9.45%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (9.45%) React
16 25 (9.09%) WCF
17 24 (8.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 20 (7.27%) .NET Core
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.91%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (4.73%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.73%) Wiki
3 8 (2.91%) User Experience
4 6 (2.18%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.18%) Computer Science
5 4 (1.45%) Algorithms
5 4 (1.45%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.73%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.36%) DataPower
7 1 (0.36%) iPad
7 1 (0.36%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.27%) Windows
2 7 (2.55%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.73%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) Android
4 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (69.82%) MVC
2 111 (40.36%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (30.91%) TDD
4 50 (18.18%) BDD
5 48 (17.45%) Scrum
6 39 (14.18%) Unit Testing
7 31 (11.27%) Kanban
8 30 (10.91%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (10.18%) Front End Development
9 28 (10.18%) SOLID
10 26 (9.45%) Test Automation
11 25 (9.09%) Web Development
12 16 (5.82%) Pair Programming
13 15 (5.45%) E-Commerce
13 15 (5.45%) SDLC
14 14 (5.09%) Digital Transformation Programme
15 13 (4.73%) Microservices
16 12 (4.36%) SEO
17 11 (4.00%) Refactoring
18 10 (3.64%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 225 (81.82%) C#
2 132 (48.00%) JavaScript
3 96 (34.91%) SQL
4 34 (12.36%) VB.NET
5 21 (7.64%) T-SQL
6 5 (1.82%) TypeScript
7 4 (1.45%) ES6
8 3 (1.09%) R
8 3 (1.09%) Ruby
8 3 (1.09%) VB
9 2 (0.73%) PHP
9 2 (0.73%) Python
9 2 (0.73%) VBA
9 2 (0.73%) XAML
10 1 (0.36%) COBOL
10 1 (0.36%) Java
10 1 (0.36%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.36%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.36%) VB6
10 1 (0.36%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (2.18%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.82%) Degree
3 4 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
3 4 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.09%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (5.45%) Docker
2 3 (1.09%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.73%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 45 (16.36%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.18%) SAP
3 5 (1.82%) Google
4 4 (1.45%) Oracle
4 4 (1.45%) Tableau
5 3 (1.09%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.09%) Xamarin
6 2 (0.73%) DevExpress
6 2 (0.73%) GoCardless
6 2 (0.73%) Twitter
7 1 (0.36%) Adobe
7 1 (0.36%) Remedy
7 1 (0.36%) Telerik