Period
to 21 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 21 June 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
21 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 96 68 80
Rank change year-on-year -28 +12 -25
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 399 507 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.41% 3.29% 2.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 3.48% 2.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 317 343 341
South East median daily rate £393 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £306 £292 £288
90th Percentile £493 £438 £450
England median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 13
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £43.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.54% -3.33% +38.46%
10th Percentile £32.50 £41.45 £37.25
90th Percentile £48.00 £46.00 £63.92
England median hourly rate £46.00 £41.75 £43.00
% change year-on-year +10.18% -2.91% +22.86%

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 15,651 14,574 17,227
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 94.48% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,204 8,361 10,434
South East median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.94% +1.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £260 £245 £231
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
England median daily rate £450 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +3.45% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 655 687 769
South East median hourly rate £18.11 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.49% -13.58% +19.12%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £51.00 £47.50 £51.25
England median hourly rate £18.52 £18.70 £20.00
% change year-on-year -0.94% -6.53% +14.29%

.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 21 June 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
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 21 June 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 -8 150 £400 +12.68% 123
Surrey -19 85 £425 +6.25% 57
Hampshire -35 72 £413 +26.92% 62
Buckinghamshire +43 68 £425 +19.30% 35
Berkshire -20 57 £375 -6.25% 49
East Sussex +6 35 £363 +10.69% 18
Kent -21 29 £393 +13.77% 45
Oxfordshire -31 25 £375 +7.14% 39
West Sussex -18 19 £375 -6.25% 16
Middlesex -6 3 £375 +7.14%
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 June 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.

1 399 (100.00%) .NET
2 357 (89.47%) C#
3 207 (51.88%) MVC
4 206 (51.63%) ASP.NET
5 205 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
6 191 (47.87%) JavaScript
7 188 (47.12%) SQL Server
8 151 (37.84%) AngularJS
9 138 (34.59%) SQL
10 133 (33.33%) .NET Framework
11 132 (33.08%) ASP.NET Web API
12 123 (30.83%) TDD
13 117 (29.32%) HTML
14 113 (28.32%) ASP.NET MVC
15 103 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
16 99 (24.81%) CSS
17 98 (24.56%) jQuery
18 81 (20.30%) Scrum
19 76 (19.05%) Microsoft
19 76 (19.05%) Entity Framework
20 67 (16.79%) Finance
21 52 (13.03%) .NET Core
22 51 (12.78%) Visual Studio
23 49 (12.28%) Angular 2
24 47 (11.78%) WCF
25 46 (11.53%) Oracle
26 45 (11.28%) Web Services
27 44 (11.03%) Microservices
28 42 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
29 41 (10.28%) E-Commerce

.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 29 (7.27%) IIS
2 25 (6.27%) CMS
3 16 (4.01%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (3.51%) Sitecore CMS
5 13 (3.26%) NServiceBus
6 9 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.50%) EPiServer
8 4 (1.00%) Apache Solr
8 4 (1.00%) Umbraco
9 3 (0.75%) WebLogic
10 2 (0.50%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.50%) Kentico
10 2 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.50%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.25%) Apache
11 1 (0.25%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.25%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.50%) Sage 200
3 2 (0.50%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 103 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (6.02%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.50%) Serverless
4 4 (1.00%) Office 365
4 4 (1.00%) PaaS
5 3 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (0.75%) GitHub
5 3 (0.75%) NuGet
5 3 (0.75%) SaaS
6 2 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.25%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Slack
7 1 (0.25%) Trello
7 1 (0.25%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.75%) HTTP
1 7 (1.75%) SMTP
2 2 (0.50%) IGMP
2 2 (0.50%) Internet
2 2 (0.50%) SMS
3 1 (0.25%) Intranet
3 1 (0.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 188 (47.12%) SQL Server
2 30 (7.52%) Relational Database
3 23 (5.76%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.51%) NoSQL
5 9 (2.26%) Big Data
5 9 (2.26%) Oracle Database
6 8 (2.01%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (1.75%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (1.75%) Redis
8 6 (1.50%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.50%) MySQL
8 6 (1.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.25%) BusinessObjects
10 4 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server 2016
10 4 (1.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 3 (0.75%) SSDT
12 2 (0.50%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.50%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 51 (12.78%) Visual Studio
2 42 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.02%) ReSharper
5 22 (5.51%) Visual Studio Team System
6 20 (5.01%) NUnit
7 19 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
8 17 (4.26%) Jenkins
9 16 (4.01%) Moq
10 14 (3.51%) Subversion
11 13 (3.26%) TeamCity
12 11 (2.76%) SonarQube
13 10 (2.51%) JIRA
14 9 (2.26%) MSTest
15 7 (1.75%) Bitbucket
15 7 (1.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 6 (1.50%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 6 (1.50%) Selenium
17 4 (1.00%) MSBuild
18 3 (0.75%) Mercurial
General
1 67 (16.79%) Finance
2 11 (2.76%) Banking
3 10 (2.51%) Marketing
4 6 (1.50%) Retail
5 4 (1.00%) Advertising
6 3 (0.75%) Back Office
6 3 (0.75%) Electronics
6 3 (0.75%) Law
7 2 (0.50%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.25%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.25%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (100.00%) .NET
2 206 (51.63%) ASP.NET
3 151 (37.84%) AngularJS
4 133 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 132 (33.08%) ASP.NET Web API
6 117 (29.32%) HTML
7 113 (28.32%) ASP.NET MVC
8 99 (24.81%) CSS
9 98 (24.56%) jQuery
10 76 (19.05%) Entity Framework
11 52 (13.03%) .NET Core
12 49 (12.28%) Angular 2
13 47 (11.78%) WCF
14 45 (11.28%) Web Services
15 35 (8.77%) HTML5
16 33 (8.27%) RESTful
17 30 (7.52%) REST
18 26 (6.52%) React
19 25 (6.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 25 (6.27%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 38 (9.52%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (5.76%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (3.51%) N-Tier
4 9 (2.26%) Computer Science
5 8 (2.01%) Public Cloud
6 7 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (1.50%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.00%) User Experience
9 3 (0.75%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 3 (0.75%) W3C
10 2 (0.50%) Clustering
10 2 (0.50%) Fat Client
10 2 (0.50%) Fintech
10 2 (0.50%) Linux Command Line
10 2 (0.50%) Thin Client
11 1 (0.25%) Analytical Mindset
11 1 (0.25%) Enterprise Cloud
11 1 (0.25%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 38 (9.52%) Windows
2 9 (2.26%) Windows Server
3 7 (1.75%) Android
4 6 (1.50%) Linux
5 4 (1.00%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.50%) Unix
6 2 (0.50%) VxWorks
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Phone 8
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.50%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (51.88%) MVC
2 205 (51.38%) Agile Software Development
3 123 (30.83%) TDD
4 81 (20.30%) Scrum
5 44 (11.03%) Microservices
6 41 (10.28%) BDD
6 41 (10.28%) E-Commerce
7 39 (9.77%) Unit Testing
8 36 (9.02%) Web Development
9 31 (7.77%) Continuous Integration
10 28 (7.02%) OO
11 26 (6.52%) Test Automation
12 24 (6.02%) DevOps
12 24 (6.02%) SOLID
13 23 (5.76%) Problem-Solving
13 23 (5.76%) SOA
14 21 (5.26%) OOP
15 17 (4.26%) Dependency Injection
16 16 (4.01%) Multithreading
16 16 (4.01%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 357 (89.47%) C#
2 191 (47.87%) JavaScript
3 138 (34.59%) SQL
4 34 (8.52%) VB.NET
5 24 (6.02%) TypeScript
6 16 (4.01%) T-SQL
7 10 (2.51%) Java
8 9 (2.26%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.50%) C++
10 5 (1.25%) C
10 5 (1.25%) R
11 4 (1.00%) Python
11 4 (1.00%) VB
11 4 (1.00%) VBScript
12 3 (0.75%) PL/SQL
12 3 (0.75%) XAML
13 2 (0.50%) VB6
14 1 (0.25%) F#
14 1 (0.25%) Korn
14 1 (0.25%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (5.51%) Degree
2 16 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 15 (3.76%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.50%) MCP
4 6 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (1.25%) Computer Science Degree
6 3 (0.75%) BPSS Clearance
6 3 (0.75%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (0.50%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.25%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.25%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.50%) GDPR
2 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (1.75%) Docker
2 5 (1.25%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (1.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.75%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (0.50%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.25%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 76 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 46 (11.53%) Oracle
3 14 (3.51%) Sitecore
4 13 (3.26%) SAP
5 12 (3.01%) Capita
6 7 (1.75%) Micro Focus
6 7 (1.75%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.25%) Remedy
8 4 (1.00%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.00%) Telerik
9 3 (0.75%) Anite
10 2 (0.50%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.50%) Google
10 2 (0.50%) QNX
10 2 (0.50%) Rackspace
10 2 (0.50%) Sage
11 1 (0.25%) HP
11 1 (0.25%) Tableau
11 1 (0.25%) Virgin Media
11 1 (0.25%) WSO2