Period
to 2 April 2020

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

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
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 70 67 91
Rank change year-on-year -3 +24 -30
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 269 528 428
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the South East 2.77% 3.38% 2.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 3.57% 2.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 450 357
Median daily rate £400 £431 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.25% +15.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £305 £313 £300
90th Percentile £488 £538 £510
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 3
Median hourly rate £40.00 £55.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.27% +19.57% +6.36%
10th Percentile £32.50 £48.88 £44.00
90th Percentile £42.50 £55.00 £48.60
England median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +19.57% +22.67%

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 9,118 14,772 15,854
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 94.45% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,342 8,916 9,305
Median daily rate £432 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.06% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £200 £250 £256
90th Percentile £600 £600 £575
England median daily rate £473 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -0.53% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 564 604 611
Median hourly rate £19.25 £19.69 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +9.40% +2.86%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.85 £50.25 £50.00
Median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +6.95% - -

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer in the South East.

Daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the South East

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the South East

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer in the South East.

Hourly rate trend 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 2 April 2020. 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 +21 139 £400 -5.88% 51
Berkshire +49 81 £400 -5.88% 28
Hampshire +9 52 £444 +4.41% 42
Buckinghamshire -11 35 £400 -3.61% 7
Surrey -17 28 £345 -31.00% 47
Oxfordshire +15 23 £375 -6.25% 16
West Sussex +10 23 £400 - 16
Kent -11 17 £320 -24.71% 14
East Sussex +4 9 £425 - 10
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, .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.

1 269 (100.00%) .NET
2 224 (83.27%) C#
3 143 (53.16%) MVC
4 127 (47.21%) ASP.NET
5 115 (42.75%) Azure
6 114 (42.38%) SQL Server
7 111 (41.26%) JavaScript
8 110 (40.89%) SQL
9 104 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
10 83 (30.86%) HTML
11 79 (29.37%) CSS
11 79 (29.37%) .NET Framework
12 74 (27.51%) ASP.NET Web API
13 71 (26.39%) AngularJS
14 64 (23.79%) .NET Core
15 56 (20.82%) Scrum
16 55 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (18.22%) T-SQL
18 48 (17.84%) TDD
19 47 (17.47%) jQuery
20 42 (15.61%) Microsoft
21 40 (14.87%) Git (software)
22 39 (14.50%) Entity Framework
23 34 (12.64%) DevOps
24 33 (12.27%) Unit Testing
25 30 (11.15%) React
26 27 (10.04%) HTML5
27 26 (9.67%) Web Services
28 24 (8.92%) Test Automation
28 24 (8.92%) ASP.NET Core

.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 7 (2.60%) SharePoint
2 5 (1.86%) CMS
2 5 (1.86%) IIS
3 4 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.12%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.74%) NServiceBus
5 2 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.37%) Apache
6 1 (0.37%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.37%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.37%) JBoss
6 1 (0.37%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.37%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.37%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.37%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 115 (42.75%) Azure
2 16 (5.95%) AWS
3 9 (3.35%) Azure Functions
3 9 (3.35%) Serverless
4 7 (2.60%) GitHub
5 6 (2.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (2.23%) SaaS
6 4 (1.49%) PaaS
6 4 (1.49%) Power Platform
7 2 (0.74%) Dynamics 365
7 2 (0.74%) PowerApps
8 1 (0.37%) Azure Data Factory
8 1 (0.37%) Office 365
8 1 (0.37%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.49%) Network Security
2 2 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.37%) DNS
3 1 (0.37%) Internet
3 1 (0.37%) Skype
3 1 (0.37%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 114 (42.38%) SQL Server
2 10 (3.72%) Cosmos DB
2 10 (3.72%) NoSQL
3 9 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 8 (2.97%) Azure SQL Database
5 7 (2.60%) Data Lake
5 7 (2.60%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (2.23%) Big Data
6 6 (2.23%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.86%) SQL Server 2016
7 5 (1.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (1.49%) MySQL
8 4 (1.49%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.12%) Redis
9 3 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.74%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 2 (0.74%) Power BI
10 2 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 40 (14.87%) Git (software)
2 16 (5.95%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (4.83%) JIRA
3 13 (4.83%) Visual Studio Team System
4 12 (4.46%) NUnit
5 10 (3.72%) Visual Studio
6 9 (3.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (3.35%) TeamCity
7 8 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 7 (2.60%) Selenium
9 5 (1.86%) ReSharper
9 5 (1.86%) StyleCop
9 5 (1.86%) webpack
10 4 (1.49%) gulp
11 3 (1.12%) Babel
11 3 (1.12%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.12%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.37%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.37%) Postman
General
1 23 (8.55%) Finance
2 10 (3.72%) Retail
3 9 (3.35%) Banking
4 7 (2.60%) Public Sector
5 3 (1.12%) Marketing
6 2 (0.74%) Law
7 1 (0.37%) Advertising
7 1 (0.37%) Automotive
7 1 (0.37%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.37%) German Language
7 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.37%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.37%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 269 (100.00%) .NET
2 127 (47.21%) ASP.NET
3 83 (30.86%) HTML
4 79 (29.37%) .NET Framework
4 79 (29.37%) CSS
5 74 (27.51%) ASP.NET Web API
6 71 (26.39%) AngularJS
7 64 (23.79%) .NET Core
8 55 (20.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (17.47%) jQuery
10 39 (14.50%) Entity Framework
11 30 (11.15%) React
12 27 (10.04%) HTML5
13 26 (9.67%) Web Services
14 24 (8.92%) ASP.NET Core
15 23 (8.55%) Vue.js
16 21 (7.81%) RESTful
16 21 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 17 (6.32%) XML
18 16 (5.95%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.09%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (2.60%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.23%) EPoS
4 5 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (1.86%) Greenfield Project
5 4 (1.49%) Analytical Mindset
5 4 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 3 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (0.74%) Algorithms
7 2 (0.74%) Cloud Native
7 2 (0.74%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.37%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.37%) FMCG
8 1 (0.37%) Life Science
8 1 (0.37%) NHS
8 1 (0.37%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.37%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.37%) User Experience
8 1 (0.37%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.72%) Windows
2 6 (2.23%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.74%) Android
3 2 (0.74%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.37%) CentOS
4 1 (0.37%) Linux
4 1 (0.37%) Unix
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.37%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (53.16%) MVC
2 104 (38.66%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (20.82%) Scrum
4 48 (17.84%) TDD
5 34 (12.64%) DevOps
6 33 (12.27%) Unit Testing
7 24 (8.92%) Test Automation
8 22 (8.18%) BDD
8 22 (8.18%) Microservices
8 22 (8.18%) OO
9 19 (7.06%) SDLC
10 18 (6.69%) OWASP
11 17 (6.32%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (5.95%) Software Engineering
13 15 (5.58%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (5.58%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.58%) Responsive Web Design
13 15 (5.58%) Web Design
13 15 (5.58%) Web Development
14 14 (5.20%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 224 (83.27%) C#
2 111 (41.26%) JavaScript
3 110 (40.89%) SQL
4 49 (18.22%) T-SQL
5 19 (7.06%) TypeScript
6 15 (5.58%) VB.NET
7 7 (2.60%) XAML
8 6 (2.23%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.86%) Java
10 4 (1.49%) C
10 4 (1.49%) VB
11 3 (1.12%) C++
11 3 (1.12%) F#
12 2 (0.74%) PHP
13 1 (0.37%) Python
13 1 (0.37%) Ruby
13 1 (0.37%) Scala
13 1 (0.37%) VB6
13 1 (0.37%) VBA
13 1 (0.37%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (5.95%) Degree
1 16 (5.95%) Security Cleared
2 15 (5.58%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.23%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (0.74%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.37%) CISA
5 1 (0.37%) CISM
5 1 (0.37%) CISSP
5 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.37%) Master's Degree
5 1 (0.37%) MCAD
5 1 (0.37%) MCITP
5 1 (0.37%) MCPD
5 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.09%) QA
2 1 (0.37%) PMO
2 1 (0.37%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (5.20%) Docker
2 7 (2.60%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 15 (5.58%) Kubernetes
2 8 (2.97%) MIIS
3 1 (0.37%) cPanel
3 1 (0.37%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 42 (15.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.83%) Xamarin
3 9 (3.35%) Oracle
4 2 (0.74%) Atlassian
4 2 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.37%) Black Duck
5 1 (0.37%) Coverity
5 1 (0.37%) Mapbox
5 1 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.37%) Telerik
5 1 (0.37%) webMethods