The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £275 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank 19 16 13
Rank change year-on-year -3 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 8 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 4.94% 3.92% 5.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.30% 4.21% 6.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 5
Median daily rate £275 £275 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -16.03%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +2.22% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -5.00% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 151 95 81
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 93.21% 93.14% 94.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 56 43
Median daily rate £375 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.38% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £200 £123
10% offered a daily rate of more than £481 £500 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 9 20
Median hourly rate £42.50 £22.45 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +89.30% -4.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.30 £47.50 £37.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Portsmouth

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Portsmouth

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Portsmouth

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Portsmouth region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) MVC
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 7 (63.64%) CSS
4 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
6 5 (45.45%) HTML
6 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
7 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
7 4 (36.36%) Web Development
7 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (27.27%) Kendo UI
8 3 (27.27%) jQuery
8 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
8 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (27.27%) Telerik
8 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
8 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
8 3 (27.27%) Web Services
8 3 (27.27%) XML
9 2 (18.18%) Windows
9 2 (18.18%) MFC
9 2 (18.18%) MySQL
9 2 (18.18%) Java
9 2 (18.18%) C++
9 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (63.64%) CSS
3 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (27.27%) ADO.NET
6 3 (27.27%) jQuery
6 3 (27.27%) Kendo UI
6 3 (27.27%) Web Services
6 3 (27.27%) XML
7 2 (18.18%) Ajax
7 2 (18.18%) AngularJS
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 2 (18.18%) MFC
7 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
7 2 (18.18%) XML Messaging
8 1 (9.09%) CSS3
8 1 (9.09%) JSON
8 1 (9.09%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (90.91%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (36.36%) Web Development
4 3 (27.27%) Dependency Injection
4 3 (27.27%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Scrum
5 2 (18.18%) Test Strategy
5 2 (18.18%) Wireframes
6 1 (9.09%) BDD
6 1 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (9.09%) OOP
6 1 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
4 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) TypeScript
6 1 (9.09%) C
6 1 (9.09%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) ISTQB
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 3 (27.27%) Telerik