Period
to 18 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 January 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
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 67 66
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 488 467 536
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 2.96% 3.02% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.14% 3.22% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 427 306 397
South East median daily rate £365 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.69% +3.57% -
10th Percentile £313 £297 £288
90th Percentile £475 £459 £453
England median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 6
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +33.06%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +6.67%

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 15,519 14,500 17,250
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.12% 93.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,293 8,571 10,198
South East median daily rate £423 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.75% +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £240 £225 £231
90th Percentile £575 £556 £538
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 563 740 892
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -7.89% +18.75%
10th Percentile £10.76 £10.31 £10.14
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.05 £50.00
England median hourly rate £18.30 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.48% -0.61% +12.12%

.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 January 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 18 January 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 -18 160 £375 - 123
Kent +4 113 £350 +3.70% 41
Surrey -10 84 £425 +13.33% 85
Hampshire -17 62 £358 +0.70% 69
Oxfordshire +2 59 £400 -3.03% 44
Berkshire -38 57 £375 - 46
East Sussex -1 46 £343 +5.38% 16
Buckinghamshire -22 44 £363 -0.34% 33
West Sussex -23 13 £343 -2.14% 15
Sussex - 5 £400 - 4
Middlesex -6 1 £350 -
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, .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.

1 488 (100.00%) .NET
2 440 (90.16%) C#
3 320 (65.57%) MVC
4 308 (63.11%) SQL Server
5 285 (58.40%) ASP.NET
6 225 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
7 221 (45.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 208 (42.62%) JavaScript
9 198 (40.57%) HTML
10 194 (39.75%) CSS
10 194 (39.75%) TDD
11 192 (39.34%) SQL
12 170 (34.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 167 (34.22%) AngularJS
14 154 (31.56%) Microsoft
15 141 (28.89%) Web Services
16 127 (26.02%) .NET Framework
17 108 (22.13%) Oracle
18 105 (21.52%) jQuery
19 104 (21.31%) WCF
19 104 (21.31%) Scrum
20 96 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
20 96 (19.67%) Web Development
21 94 (19.26%) Team Foundation Server
22 86 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
23 83 (17.01%) VB.NET
24 64 (13.11%) N-Tier
25 63 (12.91%) Windows
25 63 (12.91%) Visual Studio
26 61 (12.50%) Finance

.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 35 (7.17%) CMS
2 28 (5.74%) IIS
3 25 (5.12%) Sitecore CMS
4 19 (3.89%) SharePoint
5 11 (2.25%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (0.82%) NServiceBus
7 3 (0.61%) Confluence
7 3 (0.61%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.61%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.41%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.41%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.41%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.20%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 2 (0.41%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 96 (19.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 49 (10.04%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (1.64%) IaaS
3 8 (1.64%) PaaS
4 7 (1.43%) npm
5 6 (1.23%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (1.23%) Amazon ELB
6 5 (1.02%) AWS Lambda
6 5 (1.02%) Serverless
7 4 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.61%) GitHub
8 3 (0.61%) Office 365
8 3 (0.61%) SaaS
8 3 (0.61%) Yarn
9 1 (0.20%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.20%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.64%) SMTP
2 4 (0.82%) Internet
3 3 (0.61%) Intranet
3 3 (0.61%) SMS
4 2 (0.41%) Broadband
4 2 (0.41%) Network Security
4 2 (0.41%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.20%) AMQP
5 1 (0.20%) Extranet
5 1 (0.20%) FTP
5 1 (0.20%) IGMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 308 (63.11%) SQL Server
2 27 (5.53%) SQL Server 2012
3 20 (4.10%) Relational Database
3 20 (4.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 19 (3.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (2.87%) RDBMS
6 13 (2.66%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.05%) Azure SQL Database
8 9 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
10 6 (1.23%) Oracle Database
10 6 (1.23%) Redis
11 5 (1.02%) MongoDB
11 5 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (0.82%) InterSystems Cache
12 4 (0.82%) OLAP
12 4 (0.82%) OLAP Cube
13 3 (0.61%) MySQL
13 3 (0.61%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 94 (19.26%) Team Foundation Server
2 63 (12.91%) Visual Studio
3 60 (12.30%) Git (software)
4 43 (8.81%) NUnit
5 35 (7.17%) ReSharper
6 24 (4.92%) Moq
6 24 (4.92%) MSBuild
7 16 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
8 15 (3.07%) Selenium
9 14 (2.87%) NuGet
10 12 (2.46%) SpecFlow
11 9 (1.84%) JIRA
11 9 (1.84%) TeamCity
12 8 (1.64%) Jenkins
13 7 (1.43%) SonarQube
14 6 (1.23%) Subversion
15 5 (1.02%) Bower
16 4 (0.82%) Grunt
16 4 (0.82%) gulp
17 3 (0.61%) webpack
General
1 61 (12.50%) Finance
2 13 (2.66%) Banking
3 11 (2.25%) Marketing
4 8 (1.64%) Advertising
4 8 (1.64%) Legal
5 5 (1.02%) Back Office
5 5 (1.02%) Financial Institution
6 4 (0.82%) Investment Banking
6 4 (0.82%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.61%) Automotive
7 3 (0.61%) Publishing
8 2 (0.41%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.41%) Retail
8 2 (0.41%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.20%) Electronics
9 1 (0.20%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (100.00%) .NET
2 285 (58.40%) ASP.NET
3 221 (45.29%) ASP.NET Web API
4 198 (40.57%) HTML
5 194 (39.75%) CSS
6 170 (34.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 167 (34.22%) AngularJS
8 141 (28.89%) Web Services
9 127 (26.02%) .NET Framework
10 105 (21.52%) jQuery
11 104 (21.31%) WCF
12 58 (11.89%) Entity Framework
13 54 (11.07%) REST
14 47 (9.63%) LINQ
15 43 (8.81%) XML
16 41 (8.40%) Ajax
17 40 (8.20%) .NET Core
17 40 (8.20%) HTML5
18 35 (7.17%) KnockoutJS
19 33 (6.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 64 (13.11%) N-Tier
2 36 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
4 16 (3.28%) Client/Server
5 9 (1.84%) User Experience
6 6 (1.23%) Mobile App
7 4 (0.82%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (0.82%) Clustering
7 4 (0.82%) Computer Science
7 4 (0.82%) Life Science
8 3 (0.61%) Fat Client
8 3 (0.61%) Thin Client
9 2 (0.41%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.41%) NHS
9 2 (0.41%) RIA
9 2 (0.41%) Spread Betting
10 1 (0.20%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.20%) Linux Command Line
10 1 (0.20%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 63 (12.91%) Windows
2 25 (5.12%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.02%) Unix
4 4 (0.82%) Linux
5 1 (0.20%) Android
5 1 (0.20%) VxWorks
5 1 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 320 (65.57%) MVC
2 225 (46.11%) Agile Software Development
3 194 (39.75%) TDD
4 104 (21.31%) Scrum
5 96 (19.67%) Web Development
6 86 (17.62%) Continuous Integration
7 55 (11.27%) Unit Testing
8 52 (10.66%) Refactoring
9 50 (10.25%) SOLID
10 45 (9.22%) MVVM
11 44 (9.02%) BDD
12 38 (7.79%) E-Commerce
12 38 (7.79%) Prototyping
13 31 (6.35%) Change Control
14 28 (5.74%) Test Automation
15 26 (5.33%) OO
15 26 (5.33%) OOP
16 25 (5.12%) DevOps
16 25 (5.12%) OWASP
17 24 (4.92%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 440 (90.16%) C#
2 208 (42.62%) JavaScript
3 192 (39.34%) SQL
4 83 (17.01%) VB.NET
5 38 (7.79%) T-SQL
6 28 (5.74%) TypeScript
7 8 (1.64%) Java
8 5 (1.02%) C
9 4 (0.82%) XAML
10 3 (0.61%) C++
10 3 (0.61%) CoffeeScript
10 3 (0.61%) XPath
11 2 (0.41%) PHP
11 2 (0.41%) PL/SQL
11 2 (0.41%) Python
11 2 (0.41%) VB
12 1 (0.20%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.20%) Ruby
12 1 (0.20%) VBA
12 1 (0.20%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (2.66%) Security Cleared
2 11 (2.25%) Degree
3 7 (1.43%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (1.43%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.41%) DBS Check
4 2 (0.41%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.20%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.02%) QA
2 3 (0.61%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.20%) HL7
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.20%) PMO
3 1 (0.20%) PSD2
System Software
1 8 (1.64%) Active Directory
1 8 (1.64%) Docker
2 5 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (1.02%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (0.82%) BladeLogic
2 2 (0.41%) Ansible
2 2 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.20%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 154 (31.56%) Microsoft
2 108 (22.13%) Oracle
3 28 (5.74%) Sitecore
4 7 (1.43%) Telerik
5 6 (1.23%) Capita
6 5 (1.02%) New Relic
6 5 (1.02%) VMware
7 4 (0.82%) Twitter
7 4 (0.82%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.41%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.20%) Google
9 1 (0.20%) QNX
9 1 (0.20%) SAP
9 1 (0.20%) Sybase
9 1 (0.20%) Virgin Media