Period
to 22 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 22 October 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.

Senior .NET Developer
England > South East
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 311 336 344
Rank change year-on-year +25 +8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 78 35 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.47% 0.22% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 0.23% 0.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 30 22
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -0.06% +15.60%
10th Percentile £363 £336 £354
90th Percentile £538 £467 £486
England median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate - - £41.75

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 15,539 15,376 15,881
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.39% 94.67% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,304 9,130 9,500
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +3.90%
10th Percentile £254 £241 £231
90th Percentile £580 £575 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +5.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 652 631 779
South East median hourly rate £20.04 £18.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.32% -5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.25
90th Percentile £51.00 £48.75 £48.75
England median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.74% +1.08% +4.11%

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 22 October 2018.

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 22 October 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
Kent +27 22 £425 +25.00% 3
Thames Valley +24 21 £450 +12.50% 15
Surrey -4 20 £475 +2.15% 8
Berkshire -7 10 £338 -15.63% 8
Hampshire -19 10 £490 +30.67% 8
Buckinghamshire +19 8 £469 +56.25% 2
Oxfordshire +5 3 £525 +27.27% 5
West Sussex -7 1 £375 +9.49% 1
East Sussex - 1 £500 - 1
Senior .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2018, 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 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (91.03%) C#
3 66 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
4 48 (61.54%) Scrum
5 45 (57.69%) .NET Framework
6 40 (51.28%) Entity Framework
7 38 (48.72%) TDD
8 37 (47.44%) Microsoft Azure
8 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 34 (43.59%) AngularJS
10 33 (42.31%) SQL
11 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
12 30 (38.46%) MVC
13 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET
13 29 (37.18%) .NET Core
14 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
15 27 (34.62%) E-Commerce
16 24 (30.77%) jQuery
17 23 (29.49%) CMS
17 23 (29.49%) HTML
18 20 (25.64%) CSS
19 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (23.08%) API Development
21 16 (20.51%) OAuth
21 16 (20.51%) Sitecore CMS
21 16 (20.51%) Sitecore
21 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
22 15 (19.23%) Finance
23 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
24 13 (16.67%) DevOps

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 23 (29.49%) CMS
2 16 (20.51%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (5.13%) IIS
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.28%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.28%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 37 (47.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (17.95%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (3.85%) IaaS
3 3 (3.85%) PaaS
3 3 (3.85%) SaaS
3 3 (3.85%) Serverless
4 2 (2.56%) NuGet
5 1 (1.28%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) MySQL
2 4 (5.13%) Redis
3 3 (3.85%) Amazon Aurora
4 2 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.28%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.28%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.28%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.28%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (15.38%) Visual Studio
2 10 (12.82%) Git (software)
3 9 (11.54%) Visual Studio Team System
4 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
5 5 (6.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.56%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (1.28%) git-flow
7 1 (1.28%) JIRA
7 1 (1.28%) Mocha
7 1 (1.28%) Moq
7 1 (1.28%) NSubstitute
7 1 (1.28%) NUnit
7 1 (1.28%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.28%) Selenium
7 1 (1.28%) Subversion
General
1 15 (19.23%) Finance
2 2 (2.56%) Law
2 2 (2.56%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.28%) Back Office
3 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (57.69%) .NET Framework
3 40 (51.28%) Entity Framework
4 37 (47.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 34 (43.59%) AngularJS
6 29 (37.18%) .NET Core
6 29 (37.18%) ASP.NET
7 24 (30.77%) jQuery
8 23 (29.49%) HTML
9 20 (25.64%) CSS
10 16 (20.51%) ASP.NET MVC
10 16 (20.51%) OAuth
11 12 (15.38%) NHibernate
12 10 (12.82%) Autofac
12 10 (12.82%) Castle Windsor
12 10 (12.82%) Ninject
12 10 (12.82%) RESTful
12 10 (12.82%) StructureMap
13 7 (8.97%) WCF
13 7 (8.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.28%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
3 1 (1.28%) Fintech
3 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (84.62%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (61.54%) Scrum
3 38 (48.72%) TDD
4 30 (38.46%) MVC
5 27 (34.62%) E-Commerce
6 19 (24.36%) Continuous Integration
7 18 (23.08%) API Development
8 13 (16.67%) DevOps
9 12 (15.38%) SOA
9 12 (15.38%) Test Automation
10 11 (14.10%) OO
11 10 (12.82%) BDD
11 10 (12.82%) Dependency Injection
11 10 (12.82%) Deployment Automation
11 10 (12.82%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (12.82%) Unit Testing
12 9 (11.54%) SOLID
13 8 (10.26%) Kanban
13 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
13 8 (10.26%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 71 (91.03%) C#
2 33 (42.31%) SQL
3 32 (41.03%) JavaScript
4 7 (8.97%) TypeScript
5 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.85%) F#
7 1 (1.28%) R
7 1 (1.28%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 4 (5.13%) TOGAF Certification
3 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.13%) QA
System Software
1 5 (6.41%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.41%) Kubernetes
2 3 (3.85%) Ansible
2 3 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.85%) Puppet
3 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Sitecore
2 9 (11.54%) Oracle
3 6 (7.69%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.28%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.28%) Infragistics
4 1 (1.28%) Rackspace