Period
to 22 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £418 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 November 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
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 72 73
Rank change year-on-year +16 +1 -11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 660 490 477
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.97% 2.91% 2.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.20% 3.07% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 536 418 296
South East median daily rate £418 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.17% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £307 £308 £281
90th Percentile £525 £450 £488
England median daily rate £425 £400 £365
% change year-on-year +6.25% +9.59% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 16
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £23.58 £41.25 £40.63
90th Percentile £41.88 £46.00 £46.00
England median hourly rate £52.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +15.56% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15,713 15,941 15,716
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.45% 94.63% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,483 9,463 9,359
South East median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% +3.23%
10th Percentile £256 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 600 652 778
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £19.56
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% -7.95% +5.70%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.96
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.67% +0.68% +2.78%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the South East

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the South East

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the South East

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the South East

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South East

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 22 November 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Developer in the South East

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 22 November 2018. 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
Thames Valley +43 194 £420 +8.39% 99
Surrey +15 126 £458 +7.65% 66
Hampshire +10 122 £388 +19.23% 47
Kent 0 97 £425 +21.43% 51
Berkshire +23 91 £425 +13.33% 37
Buckinghamshire +36 65 £415 +10.67% 34
East Sussex +8 64 £363 +6.62% 20
West Sussex +24 47 £375 +9.49% 25
Oxfordshire +14 38 £420 +5.00% 28
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
Middlesex - 2 £338 - 1
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 South East region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 660 (100.00%) .NET
2 595 (90.15%) C#
3 369 (55.91%) ASP.NET
4 350 (53.03%) MVC
5 343 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
6 284 (43.03%) ASP.NET Web API
7 271 (41.06%) SQL Server
8 270 (40.91%) JavaScript
9 266 (40.30%) .NET Framework
10 256 (38.79%) SQL
11 224 (33.94%) AngularJS
12 223 (33.79%) TDD
13 208 (31.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 204 (30.91%) Entity Framework
15 193 (29.24%) HTML
16 189 (28.64%) Microsoft Azure
17 179 (27.12%) CSS
18 140 (21.21%) .NET Core
19 136 (20.61%) Scrum
20 133 (20.15%) Microsoft
21 117 (17.73%) jQuery
22 103 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
23 94 (14.24%) Finance
23 94 (14.24%) Web Services
24 77 (11.67%) OO
25 75 (11.36%) Git (software)
26 74 (11.21%) Visual Studio
27 72 (10.91%) CMS
28 71 (10.76%) BDD
29 70 (10.61%) Angular 2

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 72 (10.91%) CMS
2 32 (4.85%) Sitecore CMS
3 27 (4.09%) IIS
4 17 (2.58%) Umbraco
5 15 (2.27%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.12%) Elasticsearch
7 11 (1.67%) EPiServer
8 5 (0.76%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.76%) Kentico
9 4 (0.61%) Apache
9 4 (0.61%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (0.61%) NServiceBus
9 4 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.45%) Confluence
10 3 (0.45%) K2 blackpearl
10 3 (0.45%) Oracle Workflow
11 2 (0.30%) JBoss
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
12 1 (0.15%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (0.76%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.15%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 189 (28.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (7.88%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.27%) Serverless
4 14 (2.12%) SaaS
5 10 (1.52%) GitHub
6 7 (1.06%) PaaS
7 6 (0.91%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (0.91%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.91%) Office 365
8 5 (0.76%) Azure Functions
9 4 (0.61%) IaaS
10 3 (0.45%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (0.45%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (0.45%) OpenShift
11 2 (0.30%) NuGet
12 1 (0.15%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.15%) Google Play
12 1 (0.15%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 14 (2.12%) HTTP
2 11 (1.67%) Internet
3 10 (1.52%) SMTP
4 8 (1.21%) DNS
4 8 (1.21%) IMAP
5 3 (0.45%) Intranet
6 2 (0.30%) SMS
7 1 (0.15%) AMQP
7 1 (0.15%) Kerberos
7 1 (0.15%) MQTT
7 1 (0.15%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 271 (41.06%) SQL Server
2 26 (3.94%) NoSQL
2 26 (3.94%) Relational Database
3 24 (3.64%) SQL Server 2008
4 23 (3.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.03%) MongoDB
6 17 (2.58%) SQL Server 2016
7 16 (2.42%) Redis
8 13 (1.97%) MySQL
9 9 (1.36%) RDBMS
9 9 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (1.21%) Apache Cassandra
10 8 (1.21%) SQL Server 2014
11 7 (1.06%) Azure SQL Database
11 7 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
11 7 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 6 (0.91%) Big Data
12 6 (0.91%) Oracle Database
13 5 (0.76%) Neo4j
13 5 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 75 (11.36%) Git (software)
2 74 (11.21%) Visual Studio
3 70 (10.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 60 (9.09%) TeamCity
5 54 (8.18%) Visual Studio Team System
6 33 (5.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 17 (2.58%) ReSharper
8 14 (2.12%) Selenium
8 14 (2.12%) Subversion
9 12 (1.82%) NUnit
10 9 (1.36%) JIRA
10 9 (1.36%) MSTest
10 9 (1.36%) WebDriver
11 8 (1.21%) Moq
12 7 (1.06%) InstallShield
13 6 (0.91%) Bitbucket
14 5 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 4 (0.61%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 3 (0.45%) IntelliJ
16 3 (0.45%) MSBuild
General
1 94 (14.24%) Finance
2 19 (2.88%) Retail
3 10 (1.52%) Telecoms
4 6 (0.91%) Back Office
4 6 (0.91%) Marketing
5 4 (0.61%) Banking
6 3 (0.45%) Advertising
7 2 (0.30%) Law
7 2 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.15%) Billing
8 1 (0.15%) Legal
8 1 (0.15%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.15%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 660 (100.00%) .NET
2 369 (55.91%) ASP.NET
3 284 (43.03%) ASP.NET Web API
4 266 (40.30%) .NET Framework
5 224 (33.94%) AngularJS
6 208 (31.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 204 (30.91%) Entity Framework
8 193 (29.24%) HTML
9 179 (27.12%) CSS
10 140 (21.21%) .NET Core
11 117 (17.73%) jQuery
12 94 (14.24%) Web Services
13 70 (10.61%) Angular 2
13 70 (10.61%) WCF
14 68 (10.30%) RESTful
15 58 (8.79%) REST
16 55 (8.33%) LINQ
17 48 (7.27%) XML
18 46 (6.97%) HTML5
19 40 (6.06%) React
Miscellaneous
1 55 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
2 21 (3.18%) Enterprise Software
3 20 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (1.67%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (1.52%) Fintech
5 10 (1.52%) N-Tier
5 10 (1.52%) User Experience
6 8 (1.21%) Algorithms
7 7 (1.06%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.06%) W3C
8 5 (0.76%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.76%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.61%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.45%) Cloud Native
10 3 (0.45%) Public Cloud
10 3 (0.45%) Social Network
11 2 (0.30%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.30%) iPad
11 2 (0.30%) NHS
11 2 (0.30%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 47 (7.12%) Windows
2 15 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.21%) Android
4 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.30%) Linux
5 2 (0.30%) Unix
6 1 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 350 (53.03%) MVC
2 343 (51.97%) Agile Software Development
3 223 (33.79%) TDD
4 136 (20.61%) Scrum
5 103 (15.61%) Continuous Integration
6 77 (11.67%) OO
7 71 (10.76%) BDD
8 62 (9.39%) E-Commerce
9 60 (9.09%) SOLID
10 59 (8.94%) Web Development
11 57 (8.64%) Test Automation
12 52 (7.88%) Unit Testing
13 51 (7.73%) API Development
13 51 (7.73%) Microservices
14 50 (7.58%) DevOps
15 45 (6.82%) SDLC
16 43 (6.52%) Problem-Solving
17 37 (5.61%) SOA
17 37 (5.61%) Software Engineering
18 35 (5.30%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 595 (90.15%) C#
2 270 (40.91%) JavaScript
3 256 (38.79%) SQL
4 37 (5.61%) TypeScript
5 36 (5.45%) T-SQL
6 23 (3.48%) PowerShell
7 21 (3.18%) VB.NET
8 13 (1.97%) Java
9 7 (1.06%) F#
9 7 (1.06%) R
10 6 (0.91%) PL/SQL
11 4 (0.61%) VB
12 3 (0.45%) C++
12 3 (0.45%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.45%) PHP
12 3 (0.45%) Scala
12 3 (0.45%) XAML
13 2 (0.30%) C
14 1 (0.15%) Python
14 1 (0.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (5.30%) Degree
2 18 (2.73%) Security Cleared
3 16 (2.42%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.76%) Numerate Degree
5 4 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
5 4 (0.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
7 1 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.15%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.15%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.82%) QA
2 2 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.15%) HL7
3 1 (0.15%) PMO
3 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (5.61%) Docker
2 4 (0.61%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.15%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 25 (3.79%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.06%) Ansible
2 7 (1.06%) Puppet
3 4 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.45%) Kibana
4 3 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 133 (20.15%) Microsoft
2 39 (5.91%) Sitecore
3 34 (5.15%) Oracle
4 10 (1.52%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.06%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.91%) Google
7 5 (0.76%) Rackspace
7 5 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.76%) Telerik
8 4 (0.61%) Anite
8 4 (0.61%) Facebook
8 4 (0.61%) SAP
9 3 (0.45%) DevExpress
9 3 (0.45%) Tableau
9 3 (0.45%) Twitter
10 2 (0.30%) Sybase
10 2 (0.30%) webMethods
11 1 (0.15%) Infragistics
11 1 (0.15%) Sage
11 1 (0.15%) SendGrid