Period
to 18 September 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 September 2019.

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
18 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 72 79
Rank change year-on-year +6 +7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 453 533 476
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.11% 3.21% 2.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.30% 3.39% 3.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 341 424 369
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £325 £311 £300
90th Percentile £525 £507 £438
England median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +10.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 5 12
South East median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +57.14% -22.22% +5.26%
10th Percentile £39.25 £24.85 £41.40
90th Percentile £60.00 £41.25 £46.00
England median hourly rate £55.00 £35.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year +57.14% -22.22% +5.88%

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 13,712 15,704 15,432
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.18% 94.71% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,168 9,400 9,081
South East median daily rate £438 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +3.66% +2.50%
10th Percentile £250 £260 £241
90th Percentile £600 £575 £556
England median daily rate £475 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 592 682 630
South East median hourly rate £22.93 £19.44 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +17.94% +8.01% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.76 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £60.85 £51.00 £48.75
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +8.11% -1.07% -1.58%

.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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019.

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 18 September 2019. 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 +13 163 £425 +3.03% 113
Hampshire +23 133 £425 +9.68% 51
Berkshire +10 99 £440 +6.67% 39
Surrey +6 63 £425 - 48
Kent -5 51 £419 +0.30% 43
Buckinghamshire +4 42 £409 -0.91% 39
East Sussex -15 26 £388 +10.71% 6
Oxfordshire +12 22 £400 - 35
West Sussex -1 19 £463 +23.33% 19
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2019, .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.

1 453 (100.00%) .NET
2 404 (89.18%) C#
3 210 (46.36%) MVC
4 209 (46.14%) ASP.NET
5 202 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
6 199 (43.93%) SQL Server
7 194 (42.83%) Azure
8 186 (41.06%) JavaScript
9 151 (33.33%) .NET Core
10 143 (31.57%) ASP.NET Web API
11 142 (31.35%) AngularJS
12 138 (30.46%) CSS
13 129 (28.48%) HTML
14 122 (26.93%) TDD
15 116 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 113 (24.94%) SQL
17 111 (24.50%) .NET Framework
18 95 (20.97%) Microsoft
19 64 (14.13%) Web Services
20 60 (13.25%) jQuery
21 58 (12.80%) Entity Framework
22 57 (12.58%) BDD
22 57 (12.58%) Git (software)
23 52 (11.48%) SOLID
24 51 (11.26%) Scrum
25 50 (11.04%) TypeScript
26 48 (10.60%) Finance
27 47 (10.38%) OO
28 45 (9.93%) Visual Studio
28 45 (9.93%) RESTful

.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 19 (4.19%) Umbraco
2 13 (2.87%) Confluence
3 10 (2.21%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.55%) CMS
5 3 (0.66%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.66%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.44%) Apache
6 2 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.22%) Apache ServiceMix
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.22%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.22%) DNN
7 1 (0.22%) Immediacy CMS
7 1 (0.22%) Kentico
7 1 (0.22%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.22%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle EBS
1 4 (0.88%) Oracle ERP
2 3 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 194 (42.83%) Azure
2 30 (6.62%) AWS
2 30 (6.62%) Serverless
3 23 (5.08%) Azure Functions
4 14 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (2.65%) PaaS
6 9 (1.99%) OpenShift
7 8 (1.77%) SaaS
8 7 (1.55%) AWS Lambda
8 7 (1.55%) IaaS
8 7 (1.55%) Loggly
9 6 (1.32%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 6 (1.32%) Amazon S3
9 6 (1.32%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.32%) CloudFront
9 6 (1.32%) Route 53
10 5 (1.10%) Amazon SQS
10 5 (1.10%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (0.66%) Force.com
11 3 (0.66%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.55%) Network Security
2 4 (0.88%) TCP/IP
3 2 (0.44%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 199 (43.93%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 16 (3.53%) Relational Database
3 16 (3.53%) SQL Server 2016
4 15 (3.31%) Cosmos DB
5 12 (2.65%) Redis
6 11 (2.43%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (1.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 8 (1.77%) Azure SQL Database
9 5 (1.10%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.10%) MySQL
10 4 (0.88%) DB2
11 3 (0.66%) MongoDB
11 3 (0.66%) SQLite
12 2 (0.44%) Power BI
12 2 (0.44%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.44%) SQL Server 2012
13 1 (0.22%) Couchbase
13 1 (0.22%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 57 (12.58%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.93%) Visual Studio
3 43 (9.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (8.17%) Visual Studio Team System
5 24 (5.30%) Jenkins
5 24 (5.30%) TeamCity
6 21 (4.64%) SpecFlow
7 19 (4.19%) JIRA
7 19 (4.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 14 (3.09%) Bitbucket
8 14 (3.09%) NUnit
9 11 (2.43%) Babel
9 11 (2.43%) gulp
9 11 (2.43%) Jasmine
9 11 (2.43%) webpack
10 10 (2.21%) Moq
11 8 (1.77%) ReSharper
12 7 (1.55%) JMeter
13 5 (1.10%) Subversion
14 4 (0.88%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (10.60%) Finance
2 17 (3.75%) Retail
3 8 (1.77%) Banking
3 8 (1.77%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.88%) Public Sector
5 2 (0.44%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.44%) Law
6 1 (0.22%) Games
6 1 (0.22%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.22%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 453 (100.00%) .NET
2 209 (46.14%) ASP.NET
3 151 (33.33%) .NET Core
4 143 (31.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 142 (31.35%) AngularJS
6 138 (30.46%) CSS
7 129 (28.48%) HTML
8 116 (25.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 111 (24.50%) .NET Framework
10 64 (14.13%) Web Services
11 60 (13.25%) jQuery
12 58 (12.80%) Entity Framework
13 45 (9.93%) REST
13 45 (9.93%) RESTful
14 42 (9.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 40 (8.83%) XML
16 38 (8.39%) HTML5
17 32 (7.06%) JSON
18 31 (6.84%) WPF
19 30 (6.62%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
3 11 (2.43%) Algorithms
3 11 (2.43%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (1.32%) EPoS
5 5 (1.10%) Management Information System
5 5 (1.10%) Mobile App
6 4 (0.88%) Analytical Mindset
6 4 (0.88%) Data Structures
6 4 (0.88%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (0.88%) User Experience
7 3 (0.66%) iPad
7 3 (0.66%) Smartphone
8 2 (0.44%) Cloud Native
8 2 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.22%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (0.22%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.22%) Life Science
9 1 (0.22%) Self-Motivation
9 1 (0.22%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 25 (5.52%) Windows
2 13 (2.87%) VMS
3 4 (0.88%) Android
4 3 (0.66%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 210 (46.36%) MVC
2 202 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (26.93%) TDD
4 57 (12.58%) BDD
5 52 (11.48%) SOLID
6 51 (11.26%) Scrum
7 47 (10.38%) OO
8 44 (9.71%) Microservices
9 42 (9.27%) DevOps
10 41 (9.05%) Unit Testing
11 38 (8.39%) Web Development
12 37 (8.17%) Test Automation
13 36 (7.95%) OOP
14 27 (5.96%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (5.52%) Responsive Web Design
16 24 (5.30%) Web Design
17 23 (5.08%) Software Engineering
18 21 (4.64%) Problem-Solving
18 21 (4.64%) SDLC
19 20 (4.42%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 404 (89.18%) C#
2 186 (41.06%) JavaScript
3 113 (24.94%) SQL
4 50 (11.04%) TypeScript
5 34 (7.51%) T-SQL
6 21 (4.64%) Java
7 18 (3.97%) VB.NET
8 14 (3.09%) PowerShell
9 8 (1.77%) C
9 8 (1.77%) C++
10 4 (0.88%) VB
11 3 (0.66%) Apex Code
11 3 (0.66%) VB6
11 3 (0.66%) VC++
12 2 (0.44%) PHP
12 2 (0.44%) Python
13 1 (0.22%) Delphi
13 1 (0.22%) ES6
13 1 (0.22%) Kotlin
13 1 (0.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (6.18%) Security Cleared
2 20 (4.42%) SC Cleared
3 14 (3.09%) Degree
4 9 (1.99%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.66%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.44%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.22%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (3.97%) QA
2 3 (0.66%) PMO
3 1 (0.22%) HL7
System Software
1 25 (5.52%) Docker
2 8 (1.77%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.66%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 18 (3.97%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.10%) Ansible
3 3 (0.66%) MIIS
4 1 (0.22%) Kibana
4 1 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.22%) Puppet
4 1 (0.22%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 95 (20.97%) Microsoft
2 27 (5.96%) Oracle
3 13 (2.87%) Xamarin
4 12 (2.65%) Telerik
5 7 (1.55%) New Relic
5 7 (1.55%) Sitecore
6 6 (1.32%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.10%) Atlassian
7 5 (1.10%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.88%) Workday
9 1 (0.22%) Alterian
9 1 (0.22%) Google
9 1 (0.22%) IBM
9 1 (0.22%) SAP