Period
to 21 January 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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 62 68 67
Rank change year-on-year +6 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 575 485 465
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 3.63% 2.99% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.84% 3.17% 3.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 470 424 305
South East median daily rate £425 £366 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.04% +1.03% +3.57%
10th Percentile £308 £313 £290
90th Percentile £538 £475 £460
England median daily rate £445 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +11.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 6
South East median hourly rate £21.50 £46.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.51% +8.82% +3.03%
10th Percentile £19.75 £45.13 £40.63
90th Percentile £23.25 £48.38 £43.75
England median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +18.89% +20.00% -6.25%

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 14,960 15,296 14,308
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.21% 93.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 8,991 9,139 8,463
South East median daily rate £433 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.37% +5.63% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £238 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £465 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +3.33% +5.88% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 586 563 742
South East median hourly rate £20.25 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.86% -8.04%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.29
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.00
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.08% - -

.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 January 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
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 January 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 +17 164 £425 +13.33% 104
Surrey +16 131 £500 +17.30% 64
Hampshire +12 104 £400 +9.59% 59
Kent +1 77 £425 +21.43% 41
Buckinghamshire +47 67 £425 +17.24% 43
Berkshire +8 65 £444 +18.33% 32
East Sussex -4 46 £425 +24.09% 13
West Sussex +13 43 £400 +16.79% 13
Oxfordshire +1 32 £388 -3.13% 29
Middlesex +17 7 £500 +42.86%
M4 Corridor - 2 - -
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 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.

1 575 (100.00%) .NET
2 507 (88.17%) C#
3 309 (53.74%) ASP.NET
4 302 (52.52%) MVC
5 270 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
6 244 (42.43%) SQL Server
7 241 (41.91%) JavaScript
8 240 (41.74%) .NET Framework
9 220 (38.26%) ASP.NET Web API
10 191 (33.22%) SQL
11 186 (32.35%) AngularJS
12 182 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 180 (31.30%) Entity Framework
14 176 (30.61%) TDD
15 174 (30.26%) CSS
16 173 (30.09%) HTML
17 157 (27.30%) Microsoft Azure
18 131 (22.78%) .NET Core
19 110 (19.13%) Microsoft
20 106 (18.43%) Continuous Integration
21 103 (17.91%) jQuery
22 99 (17.22%) Finance
23 98 (17.04%) Scrum
24 82 (14.26%) Git (software)
25 81 (14.09%) Web Services
26 80 (13.91%) OO
27 72 (12.52%) Test Automation
28 71 (12.35%) Angular 2
28 71 (12.35%) WCF
29 70 (12.17%) Visual Studio

.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 54 (9.39%) CMS
2 15 (2.61%) IIS
2 15 (2.61%) Sitecore CMS
2 15 (2.61%) Umbraco
3 9 (1.57%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.57%) EPiServer
3 9 (1.57%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.39%) Apache
4 8 (1.39%) JBoss
4 8 (1.39%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.04%) nginx
5 6 (1.04%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.70%) Confluence
7 3 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.35%) Kentico
9 1 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Chatbot
2 2 (0.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.35%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.17%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 157 (27.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (2.26%) GitHub
4 12 (2.09%) Serverless
5 10 (1.74%) PaaS
5 10 (1.74%) SaaS
6 6 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
6 6 (1.04%) Google Analytics
7 5 (0.87%) Azure Functions
7 5 (0.87%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (0.70%) IaaS
9 3 (0.52%) Azure Active Directory
9 3 (0.52%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.35%) Office 365
11 1 (0.17%) Azure Data Factory
11 1 (0.17%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.17%) Google Play
11 1 (0.17%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 17 (2.96%) HTTP
2 6 (1.04%) SSL
2 6 (1.04%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.87%) Internet
4 4 (0.70%) DNS
4 4 (0.70%) IMAP
4 4 (0.70%) SMTP
5 2 (0.35%) Intranet
5 2 (0.35%) SMS
5 2 (0.35%) VPN
6 1 (0.17%) AMQP
6 1 (0.17%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.17%) MQTT
6 1 (0.17%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 244 (42.43%) SQL Server
2 21 (3.65%) NoSQL
3 19 (3.30%) MongoDB
3 19 (3.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 16 (2.78%) SQL Server 2008
6 14 (2.43%) SQL Server 2016
7 11 (1.91%) Redis
8 10 (1.74%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.22%) MySQL
9 7 (1.22%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.22%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (1.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 6 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.70%) Amazon Aurora
11 4 (0.70%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.70%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.52%) Cosmos DB
12 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 82 (14.26%) Git (software)
2 70 (12.17%) Visual Studio
3 60 (10.43%) TeamCity
4 58 (10.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 50 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
6 33 (5.74%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (3.65%) Selenium
8 12 (2.09%) MSTest
9 11 (1.91%) NUnit
10 10 (1.74%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.74%) JIRA
10 10 (1.74%) Subversion
10 10 (1.74%) WebDriver
11 9 (1.57%) IntelliJ
11 9 (1.57%) Moq
11 9 (1.57%) ReSharper
12 8 (1.39%) Eclipse
12 8 (1.39%) JUnit
13 7 (1.22%) Bitbucket
13 7 (1.22%) Cucumber
General
1 99 (17.22%) Finance
2 18 (3.13%) Retail
3 15 (2.61%) Telecoms
4 4 (0.70%) Automotive
4 4 (0.70%) Marketing
5 3 (0.52%) Back Office
5 3 (0.52%) Banking
6 2 (0.35%) Advertising
6 2 (0.35%) Electronics
6 2 (0.35%) Law
6 2 (0.35%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.17%) Billing
7 1 (0.17%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 575 (100.00%) .NET
2 309 (53.74%) ASP.NET
3 240 (41.74%) .NET Framework
4 220 (38.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 186 (32.35%) AngularJS
6 182 (31.65%) ASP.NET MVC
7 180 (31.30%) Entity Framework
8 174 (30.26%) CSS
9 173 (30.09%) HTML
10 131 (22.78%) .NET Core
11 103 (17.91%) jQuery
12 81 (14.09%) Web Services
13 71 (12.35%) Angular 2
13 71 (12.35%) WCF
14 68 (11.83%) RESTful
15 57 (9.91%) REST
16 53 (9.22%) HTML5
17 44 (7.65%) XML
18 38 (6.61%) ASP.NET Core
19 37 (6.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 39 (6.78%) Greenfield Project
2 20 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
3 19 (3.30%) Self-Motivation
4 12 (2.09%) User Experience
5 8 (1.39%) N-Tier
6 7 (1.22%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (1.22%) Fintech
7 6 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.87%) Cloud Native
8 5 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 5 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 4 (0.70%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.52%) EPoS
10 3 (0.52%) Social Network
10 3 (0.52%) W3C
11 2 (0.35%) Enterprise Cloud
11 2 (0.35%) iPad
11 2 (0.35%) NHS
12 1 (0.17%) Social Media
12 1 (0.17%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (5.57%) Windows
2 10 (1.74%) Windows Server
3 8 (1.39%) Unix
4 7 (1.22%) Android
5 6 (1.04%) Linux
5 6 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 302 (52.52%) MVC
2 270 (46.96%) Agile Software Development
3 176 (30.61%) TDD
4 106 (18.43%) Continuous Integration
5 98 (17.04%) Scrum
6 80 (13.91%) OO
7 72 (12.52%) Test Automation
8 65 (11.30%) BDD
9 62 (10.78%) SOLID
10 55 (9.57%) SDLC
11 54 (9.39%) DevOps
12 53 (9.22%) Web Development
13 50 (8.70%) Unit Testing
14 40 (6.96%) Problem-Solving
15 39 (6.78%) Microservices
16 38 (6.61%) API Development
17 34 (5.91%) Deployment Automation
17 34 (5.91%) E-Commerce
17 34 (5.91%) Software Engineering
18 32 (5.57%) Extreme Programming
Programming Languages
1 507 (88.17%) C#
2 241 (41.91%) JavaScript
3 191 (33.22%) SQL
4 33 (5.74%) T-SQL
5 26 (4.52%) PowerShell
5 26 (4.52%) TypeScript
6 22 (3.83%) VB.NET
7 16 (2.78%) Java
8 9 (1.57%) Scala
9 7 (1.22%) PL/SQL
9 7 (1.22%) Python
9 7 (1.22%) XAML
10 6 (1.04%) Groovy
10 6 (1.04%) Haskell
10 6 (1.04%) Perl
10 6 (1.04%) Ruby
11 4 (0.70%) F#
12 3 (0.52%) C++
12 3 (0.52%) Kotlin
12 3 (0.52%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (4.70%) Degree
2 16 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 15 (2.61%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.87%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (0.35%) PhD
7 1 (0.17%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (2.26%) QA
2 1 (0.17%) PMO
2 1 (0.17%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (8.35%) Docker
2 2 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.17%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 27 (4.70%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.26%) Puppet
3 9 (1.57%) Kibana
4 8 (1.39%) Ansible
5 6 (1.04%) Grafana
6 4 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.17%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 110 (19.13%) Microsoft
2 35 (6.09%) Oracle
3 23 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 12 (2.09%) Google
5 8 (1.39%) webMethods
5 8 (1.39%) Xamarin
6 7 (1.22%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.22%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (0.70%) Telerik
8 3 (0.52%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.52%) Facebook
8 3 (0.52%) Tableau
8 3 (0.52%) Twitter
9 2 (0.35%) SAP
10 1 (0.17%) Infragistics
10 1 (0.17%) Micro Focus
10 1 (0.17%) Sage
10 1 (0.17%) SendGrid