The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 24 April 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 / South East
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 81 52
Rank change year-on-year +25 -29  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 285 246 342
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.52% 2.53% 3.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 2.65% 3.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 169 216
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £441 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 4
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.41 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.02% +29.31%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £24.25 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £56.57 £34.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £39.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +8.17% +13.57%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7609 9291 9661
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 93.92% 95.42% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 4324 5714 5277
Median daily rate £402 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £232
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 391 379 474
Median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.77% -2.70%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.83 £11.50 £12.31
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.50 £16.60
% change year-on-year -5.40% +11.44%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
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 3 months to 24 April 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
Kent +8 54 £345 +2.22% 16
Hampshire +38 50 £348 -0.71% 42
Surrey +13 49 £413 +9.27% 28
Oxfordshire +23 37 £350 +7.69% 27
Berkshire +17 29 £400 -4.76% 13
West Sussex +20 26 £395 +19.69% 19
East Sussex -5 26 £340 -9.33% 6
Buckinghamshire -15 11 £338 +8.00% 12
Middlesex +5 5 £338 - 2
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 South East region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 523 (100.00%) .NET
2 468 (89.48%) C#
3 276 (52.77%) MVC
4 263 (50.29%) SQL Server
5 261 (49.90%) ASP.NET
6 236 (45.12%) JavaScript
7 218 (41.68%) SQL
8 216 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
9 182 (34.80%) CSS
10 166 (31.74%) HTML
11 162 (30.98%) .NET Framework
12 139 (26.58%) ASP.NET Web API
13 138 (26.39%) TDD
14 134 (25.62%) AngularJS
15 132 (25.24%) Web Services
16 127 (24.28%) ASP.NET MVC
17 115 (21.99%) Microsoft
18 109 (20.84%) jQuery
19 98 (18.74%) WCF
19 98 (18.74%) Entity Framework
20 95 (18.16%) Team Foundation Server
21 91 (17.40%) Oracle
22 85 (16.25%) XML
23 73 (13.96%) LINQ
24 67 (12.81%) REST
25 66 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
25 66 (12.62%) VB.NET
26 62 (11.85%) Finance
27 61 (11.66%) Web Development
27 61 (11.66%) HTML5

.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 44 (8.41%) CMS
2 25 (4.78%) IIS
3 22 (4.21%) EPiServer
4 16 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 13 (2.49%) Sitecore CMS
6 12 (2.29%) Umbraco
7 8 (1.53%) NServiceBus
8 4 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.57%) ColdFusion
10 2 (0.38%) Confluence
10 2 (0.38%) DNN
10 2 (0.38%) Kentico
10 2 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 1 (0.19%) Commerce Server
11 1 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.19%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.19%) SAS
11 1 (0.19%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.19%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.38%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.19%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.29%) Dynamics AX
1 12 (2.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.19%) nopCommerce
2 1 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 66 (12.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.49%) PaaS
3 13 (2.49%) SaaS
4 11 (2.10%) IaaS
5 2 (0.38%) GitHub
5 2 (0.38%) Office 365
6 1 (0.19%) Boomi
6 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.96%) Internet
2 2 (0.38%) DNS
2 2 (0.38%) Extranet
2 2 (0.38%) Intranet
3 1 (0.19%) 2G
3 1 (0.19%) 3G
3 1 (0.19%) DHCP
3 1 (0.19%) Firewall
3 1 (0.19%) Kerberos
3 1 (0.19%) LTE
3 1 (0.19%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (0.19%) SNMP
3 1 (0.19%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 263 (50.29%) SQL Server
2 35 (6.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (4.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 25 (4.78%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 16 (3.06%) SQL Server 2005
6 16 (3.06%) SQL Server 2014
7 14 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 12 (2.29%) Redis
9 11 (2.10%) Relational Database
10 10 (1.91%) Oracle Database
11 8 (1.53%) Azure SQL Database
11 8 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 7 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
12 7 (1.34%) RDBMS
13 6 (1.15%) DB2
13 6 (1.15%) MS Access
13 6 (1.15%) SQL Server 2016
14 3 (0.57%) MySQL
14 3 (0.57%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 95 (18.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 55 (10.52%) Git (software)
3 38 (7.27%) Visual Studio
4 36 (6.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 28 (5.35%) TeamCity
6 26 (4.97%) ReSharper
7 21 (4.02%) Moq
8 20 (3.82%) NUnit
9 16 (3.06%) MSBuild
10 8 (1.53%) Grunt
10 8 (1.53%) JSUnit
10 8 (1.53%) Subversion
11 7 (1.34%) NuGet
12 6 (1.15%) Bower
12 6 (1.15%) GoCD
12 6 (1.15%) MSTest
12 6 (1.15%) Visual Studio Team System
13 5 (0.96%) Selenium
13 5 (0.96%) SpecFlow
13 5 (0.96%) webpack
General
1 62 (11.85%) Finance
2 33 (6.31%) Advertising
3 10 (1.91%) Back Office
4 7 (1.34%) Automotive
4 7 (1.34%) Marketing
4 7 (1.34%) Publishing
5 5 (0.96%) German Language
6 4 (0.76%) Retail
7 3 (0.57%) Banking
7 3 (0.57%) Electronics
7 3 (0.57%) Games
8 2 (0.38%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 523 (100.00%) .NET
2 261 (49.90%) ASP.NET
3 182 (34.80%) CSS
4 166 (31.74%) HTML
5 162 (30.98%) .NET Framework
6 139 (26.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 134 (25.62%) AngularJS
8 132 (25.24%) Web Services
9 127 (24.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 109 (20.84%) jQuery
11 98 (18.74%) Entity Framework
11 98 (18.74%) WCF
12 85 (16.25%) XML
13 73 (13.96%) LINQ
14 67 (12.81%) REST
15 61 (11.66%) HTML5
16 55 (10.52%) WPF
17 51 (9.75%) JSON
18 46 (8.80%) Ajax
19 42 (8.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 32 (6.12%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (5.74%) Algorithms
3 18 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (3.25%) Client/Server
5 13 (2.49%) Mobile App
6 11 (2.10%) Virtual Team
7 7 (1.34%) User Experience
8 5 (0.96%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.96%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
9 4 (0.76%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.57%) Clustering
11 2 (0.38%) Driving Licence
11 2 (0.38%) iPad
12 1 (0.19%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.19%) EPoS
12 1 (0.19%) Fintech
12 1 (0.19%) iPhone
12 1 (0.19%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.19%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 54 (10.33%) Windows
2 9 (1.72%) Windows Server
3 4 (0.76%) Unix
4 3 (0.57%) Linux
5 2 (0.38%) Android
5 2 (0.38%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.19%) MVS
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 276 (52.77%) MVC
2 216 (41.30%) Agile Software Development
3 138 (26.39%) TDD
4 61 (11.66%) Web Development
5 53 (10.13%) Multithreading
6 51 (9.75%) Unit Testing
7 48 (9.18%) Multithreaded Programming
8 43 (8.22%) Scrum
9 37 (7.07%) Concurrent Programming
9 37 (7.07%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (6.88%) MVVM
11 35 (6.69%) E-Commerce
12 30 (5.74%) BDD
12 30 (5.74%) SOA
13 26 (4.97%) Data Management
13 26 (4.97%) Prototyping
14 24 (4.59%) Front End Development
15 23 (4.40%) Dependency Injection
16 22 (4.21%) DevOps
17 21 (4.02%) OO
Programming Languages
1 468 (89.48%) C#
2 236 (45.12%) JavaScript
3 218 (41.68%) SQL
4 66 (12.62%) VB.NET
5 45 (8.60%) T-SQL
6 21 (4.02%) VB
7 16 (3.06%) TypeScript
8 13 (2.49%) Java
9 9 (1.72%) C++
9 9 (1.72%) PowerShell
10 8 (1.53%) Apex Code
11 6 (1.15%) C
12 5 (0.96%) PL/SQL
12 5 (0.96%) VBA
13 4 (0.76%) ES6
14 3 (0.57%) F#
14 3 (0.57%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.38%) Scala
15 2 (0.38%) XAML
16 1 (0.19%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (3.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (2.87%) SC Cleared
3 13 (2.49%) Degree
4 2 (0.38%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.19%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.19%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.38%) Data Quality
1 2 (0.38%) PCI DSS
1 2 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 5 (0.96%) Docker
2 3 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (0.96%) WMI
2 4 (0.76%) Ansible
3 3 (0.57%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.19%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) Puppet
Vendors
1 115 (21.99%) Microsoft
2 91 (17.40%) Oracle
3 14 (2.68%) Sitecore
4 11 (2.10%) Infragistics
5 9 (1.72%) Telerik
6 8 (1.53%) Google
6 8 (1.53%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (0.96%) DevExpress
7 5 (0.96%) SAP
8 3 (0.57%) IBM
8 3 (0.57%) Redback
9 2 (0.38%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.38%) HP
9 2 (0.38%) New Relic
10 1 (0.19%) Dell
10 1 (0.19%) Nokia Networks
10 1 (0.19%) Nortel
10 1 (0.19%) Samsung
10 1 (0.19%) ServiceNow
10 1 (0.19%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 4 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Middlesex
Prospectus
Rate: £300 - £350 per hour
Posted: 13 days ago
Andover
Spectrum IT
Posted: 25 days ago