Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 20 July 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
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 82 56
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26 -5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 484 497 664
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.01% 2.66% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.19% 2.80% 3.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 326 334 456
South East median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £294 £288 £250
90th Percentile £438 £456 £438
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 15 5
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +38.46% +16.07%
10th Percentile £41.35 £38.25 £24.00
90th Percentile £46.00 £57.35 £40.50
England median hourly rate £44.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.91% +22.86% -

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 15160 17723 18575
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.41% 95.00% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 8748 10720 10424
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £231 £227
90th Percentile £550 £545 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 730 772 890
South East median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.30% +2.93%
10th Percentile £10.73 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £43.75
England median hourly rate £18.46 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -2.84% +8.57% +2.94%

.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 20 July 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 6 months to 20 July 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
Hampshire +53 118 £325 -7.14% 53
Surrey -3 83 £400 +6.67% 33
Kent +10 80 £345 +2.22% 8
Oxfordshire +37 55 £350 -5.41% 22
Berkshire +14 51 £363 -6.45% 13
East Sussex -13 33 £338 -10.00% 18
West Sussex +9 31 £390 +18.18% 24
Buckinghamshire -41 30 £400 +25.49% 20
Middlesex +4 5 £338 -3.23% 2
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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.

1 484 (100.00%) .NET
2 443 (91.53%) C#
3 279 (57.64%) SQL Server
4 268 (55.37%) MVC
5 263 (54.34%) ASP.NET
6 242 (50.00%) JavaScript
7 204 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
8 199 (41.12%) SQL
8 199 (41.12%) CSS
9 191 (39.46%) HTML
10 160 (33.06%) .NET Framework
11 159 (32.85%) ASP.NET Web API
12 137 (28.31%) TDD
13 135 (27.89%) Web Services
13 135 (27.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 131 (27.07%) WCF
15 123 (25.41%) AngularJS
16 118 (24.38%) Microsoft
17 117 (24.17%) Team Foundation Server
18 114 (23.55%) jQuery
19 81 (16.74%) Entity Framework
20 79 (16.32%) REST
21 77 (15.91%) Oracle
22 71 (14.67%) VB.NET
23 70 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
24 68 (14.05%) Ajax
25 67 (13.84%) Scrum
26 66 (13.64%) XML
27 64 (13.22%) LINQ
27 64 (13.22%) Unit Testing

.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 50 (10.33%) CMS
2 27 (5.58%) IIS
3 20 (4.13%) EPiServer
4 19 (3.93%) Sitecore CMS
5 18 (3.72%) SharePoint
6 14 (2.89%) NServiceBus
7 10 (2.07%) Umbraco
8 7 (1.45%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.24%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.83%) Confluence
10 4 (0.83%) Kentico
11 3 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.62%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.41%) DNN
13 1 (0.21%) Apache
13 1 (0.21%) Captiva
13 1 (0.21%) Immediacy CMS
13 1 (0.21%) JBoss
13 1 (0.21%) Sitefinity
13 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 11 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (14.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (3.93%) SaaS
3 16 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (2.48%) PaaS
5 11 (2.27%) IaaS
6 4 (0.83%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.62%) GitHub
8 2 (0.41%) Office 365
9 1 (0.21%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.21%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.83%) Internet
2 3 (0.62%) DNS
3 2 (0.41%) IMAP
3 2 (0.41%) SMTP
4 1 (0.21%) Extranet
4 1 (0.21%) Intranet
4 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 279 (57.64%) SQL Server
2 36 (7.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (5.99%) SQL Server 2012
4 22 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 20 (4.13%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 15 (3.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 13 (2.69%) Oracle Database
7 13 (2.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 13 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 11 (2.27%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (1.86%) Azure SQL Database
9 9 (1.86%) Oracle Database 11g
10 8 (1.65%) MongoDB
11 7 (1.45%) RDBMS
11 7 (1.45%) Redis
12 3 (0.62%) MySQL
12 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 12c
13 2 (0.41%) GIS
13 2 (0.41%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 117 (24.17%) Team Foundation Server
2 57 (11.78%) Git (software)
3 52 (10.74%) Visual Studio
4 30 (6.20%) ReSharper
5 29 (5.99%) NUnit
6 28 (5.79%) Moq
7 24 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
8 20 (4.13%) MSBuild
9 17 (3.51%) TeamCity
10 13 (2.69%) JSUnit
11 11 (2.27%) SpecFlow
12 8 (1.65%) Selenium
12 8 (1.65%) Subversion
13 7 (1.45%) MSTest
14 6 (1.24%) GoCD
14 6 (1.24%) Visual Studio Team System
14 6 (1.24%) webpack
15 5 (1.03%) Bitbucket
16 4 (0.83%) JIRA
16 4 (0.83%) PostCSS
General
1 62 (12.81%) Finance
2 14 (2.89%) Advertising
3 8 (1.65%) Marketing
4 5 (1.03%) Banking
5 4 (0.83%) Back Office
5 4 (0.83%) Publishing
6 3 (0.62%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.62%) Automotive
6 3 (0.62%) Electronics
6 3 (0.62%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.41%) Retail
8 1 (0.21%) Billing
8 1 (0.21%) Games
8 1 (0.21%) German Language
8 1 (0.21%) Law
8 1 (0.21%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 484 (100.00%) .NET
2 263 (54.34%) ASP.NET
3 199 (41.12%) CSS
4 191 (39.46%) HTML
5 160 (33.06%) .NET Framework
6 159 (32.85%) ASP.NET Web API
7 135 (27.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 135 (27.89%) Web Services
8 131 (27.07%) WCF
9 123 (25.41%) AngularJS
10 114 (23.55%) jQuery
11 81 (16.74%) Entity Framework
12 79 (16.32%) REST
13 68 (14.05%) Ajax
14 66 (13.64%) XML
15 64 (13.22%) LINQ
16 63 (13.02%) HTML5
17 61 (12.60%) WPF
18 41 (8.47%) CSS3
18 41 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 28 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
2 19 (3.93%) Client/Server
2 19 (3.93%) Mobile App
3 17 (3.51%) Algorithms
4 12 (2.48%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (2.27%) Virtual Team
6 9 (1.86%) User Experience
7 8 (1.65%) N-Tier
8 7 (1.45%) W3C
9 6 (1.24%) Computer Science
9 6 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 4 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.83%) iPad
11 2 (0.41%) Clustering
12 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.21%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.21%) Enterprise Cloud
12 1 (0.21%) Fintech
12 1 (0.21%) iPhone
12 1 (0.21%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 47 (9.71%) Windows
2 14 (2.89%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.03%) Linux
4 3 (0.62%) Unix
5 2 (0.41%) Android
5 2 (0.41%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (55.37%) MVC
2 204 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 137 (28.31%) TDD
4 67 (13.84%) Scrum
5 64 (13.22%) Unit Testing
6 60 (12.40%) Web Development
7 45 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
8 41 (8.47%) SOLID
9 39 (8.06%) MVVM
10 38 (7.85%) Multithreading
11 35 (7.23%) SOA
12 34 (7.02%) Multithreaded Programming
13 32 (6.61%) Dependency Injection
14 31 (6.40%) E-Commerce
15 28 (5.79%) Prototyping
16 27 (5.58%) SDLC
17 25 (5.17%) BDD
17 25 (5.17%) DevOps
18 24 (4.96%) OO
19 23 (4.75%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 443 (91.53%) C#
2 242 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 199 (41.12%) SQL
4 71 (14.67%) VB.NET
5 43 (8.88%) T-SQL
6 32 (6.61%) TypeScript
7 14 (2.89%) VB
8 13 (2.69%) PowerShell
9 10 (2.07%) Java
10 7 (1.45%) C++
11 6 (1.24%) C
11 6 (1.24%) ES6
12 5 (1.03%) F#
13 4 (0.83%) PL/SQL
13 4 (0.83%) Scala
14 3 (0.62%) ECMAScript
14 3 (0.62%) Ruby
15 2 (0.41%) UniBasic
15 2 (0.41%) VB6
15 2 (0.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (2.69%) Security Cleared
2 12 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (2.07%) Degree
3 10 (2.07%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.41%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.21%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.24%) QA
2 2 (0.41%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.21%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (1.03%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.83%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.41%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (0.21%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.21%) Puppet
Vendors
1 118 (24.38%) Microsoft
2 77 (15.91%) Oracle
3 23 (4.75%) Sitecore
4 20 (4.13%) Telerik
5 11 (2.27%) Infragistics
6 4 (0.83%) Atlassian
6 4 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (0.62%) DevExpress
7 3 (0.62%) IBM
7 3 (0.62%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.41%) ESRI
8 2 (0.41%) Google
8 2 (0.41%) HP
8 2 (0.41%) New Relic
8 2 (0.41%) Redback
8 2 (0.41%) SAP
9 1 (0.21%) Adobe
9 1 (0.21%) Alterian
9 1 (0.21%) EMC
9 1 (0.21%) Red Hat
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: £300 - £420 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £301 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Posted: 6 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Sutton, Surrey
Reed Business Information Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Posted: 11 days ago
Portsmouth
Spectrum IT
Posted: 24 days ago