Period
to 17 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 17 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.

Senior .NET Developer
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 290 319 308
Rank change year-on-year +29 -11 +29
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 83 56 48
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.34% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.36% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 45 28
South East median daily rate £500 £463 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +25.42% +5.36%
10th Percentile £408 £336 £313
90th Percentile £556 £522 £484
England median daily rate £500 £475 £413
% change year-on-year +5.32% +15.15% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - - £16.50

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 15,090 15,593 14,536
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.31% 94.21% 93.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,057 9,346 8,603
South East median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.88% +6.25% +2.56%
10th Percentile £250 £240 £225
90th Percentile £588 £575 £556
England median daily rate £463 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.78% +5.88% +2.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 582 572 737
South East median hourly rate £20.50 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.89% +2.86% -7.89%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.30
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £47.20
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £18.38
% change year-on-year +1.08% +0.68% +2.08%

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Senior .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Senior .NET Developer in the South East

Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in the South East

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior .NET Developer in the South East

Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in the South East.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in the South East

Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 17 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
Surrey -9 22 £525 +12.90% 9
Thames Valley +21 20 £538 +34.38% 26
Kent +25 19 £436 +28.31% 4
Hampshire -30 14 £490 +3.16% 6
Buckinghamshire +33 11 £538 +79.17% 9
Berkshire +2 6 £500 +25.00% 8
East Sussex - 5 £476 -
Oxfordshire +26 3 £525 +13.51% 9
West Sussex -19 1 £375 +9.49%
Senior .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (90.36%) C#
3 65 (78.31%) Agile Software Development
4 43 (51.81%) Scrum
5 37 (44.58%) .NET Framework
5 37 (44.58%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 34 (40.96%) Entity Framework
8 33 (39.76%) .NET Core
9 31 (37.35%) TDD
9 31 (37.35%) MVC
9 31 (37.35%) ASP.NET
10 30 (36.14%) JavaScript
11 28 (33.73%) SQL
11 28 (33.73%) AngularJS
12 22 (26.51%) CSS
13 20 (24.10%) HTML
14 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
14 19 (22.89%) E-Commerce
14 19 (22.89%) Finance
14 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
15 18 (21.69%) CMS
16 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
17 16 (19.28%) OO
17 16 (19.28%) Deployment Automation
18 15 (18.07%) API Development
18 15 (18.07%) DevOps
18 15 (18.07%) Visual Studio
18 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS

Senior .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 18 (21.69%) CMS
2 11 (13.25%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (1.20%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.41%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.20%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 37 (44.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (18.07%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.61%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.61%) IaaS
3 3 (3.61%) PaaS
3 3 (3.61%) SaaS
3 3 (3.61%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.41%) HTTP
2 1 (1.20%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (22.89%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.61%) Amazon Aurora
2 3 (3.61%) MySQL
2 3 (3.61%) Redis
2 3 (3.61%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.41%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.20%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.20%) Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.20%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 15 (18.07%) Visual Studio
2 14 (16.87%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (14.46%) Git (software)
4 9 (10.84%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.02%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.82%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (4.82%) Selenium
7 2 (2.41%) git-flow
7 2 (2.41%) WebDriver
8 1 (1.20%) JIRA
8 1 (1.20%) Mocha
8 1 (1.20%) Moq
8 1 (1.20%) NSubstitute
8 1 (1.20%) NUnit
General
1 19 (22.89%) Finance
2 2 (2.41%) Law
2 2 (2.41%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.20%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (100.00%) .NET
2 37 (44.58%) .NET Framework
3 36 (43.37%) ASP.NET Web API
4 34 (40.96%) Entity Framework
5 33 (39.76%) .NET Core
6 31 (37.35%) ASP.NET
7 28 (33.73%) AngularJS
8 22 (26.51%) CSS
9 20 (24.10%) HTML
10 19 (22.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (16.87%) jQuery
12 13 (15.66%) WCF
13 12 (14.46%) OAuth
14 10 (12.05%) NHibernate
14 10 (12.05%) RESTful
15 9 (10.84%) REST
16 8 (9.64%) Web Services
17 7 (8.43%) Angular 2
18 6 (7.23%) HTML5
19 5 (6.02%) StructureMap
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.02%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (3.61%) Cloud Native
2 3 (3.61%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (1.20%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (78.31%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (51.81%) Scrum
3 31 (37.35%) MVC
3 31 (37.35%) TDD
4 19 (22.89%) Continuous Integration
4 19 (22.89%) E-Commerce
5 17 (20.48%) Test Automation
6 16 (19.28%) Deployment Automation
6 16 (19.28%) OO
7 15 (18.07%) API Development
7 15 (18.07%) DevOps
8 14 (16.87%) Problem-Solving
8 14 (16.87%) SOLID
9 13 (15.66%) BDD
9 13 (15.66%) Mentoring
10 12 (14.46%) Software Engineering
10 12 (14.46%) Unit Testing
11 10 (12.05%) Kanban
11 10 (12.05%) Migration
11 10 (12.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 75 (90.36%) C#
2 30 (36.14%) JavaScript
3 28 (33.73%) SQL
4 6 (7.23%) PowerShell
4 6 (7.23%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.02%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.61%) F#
7 2 (2.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (3.61%) Degree
2 1 (1.20%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.20%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.02%) QA
System Software
1 11 (13.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (12.05%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.61%) Ansible
2 3 (3.61%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.61%) Puppet
3 2 (2.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 11 (13.25%) Sitecore
2 7 (8.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.02%) Oracle
4 1 (1.20%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.20%) Infragistics