The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 217 229 255
Rank change year-on-year +12 +26  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 31 37 13
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.39% 0.40% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.42% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 33 10
Median daily rate £375 £335 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.94% -18.78%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £458
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
South East
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 7404 8887 9270
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 94.10% 95.11% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4201 5439 4953
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £223 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 382 384 451
Median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Surrey +7 12 £441 +6.96% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £360 - 3
West Sussex +6 4 £413 +10.00% 3
East Sussex +5 4 £350 -12.50%
Berkshire +28 3 £325 -23.52% 4
Kent -5 2 £338 +2.27%
Hampshire - 1 - - 2
Senior .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 41 (89.13%) C#
3 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
4 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
5 24 (52.17%) TDD
5 24 (52.17%) SQL
6 22 (47.83%) MVC
7 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
7 21 (45.65%) AngularJS
8 20 (43.48%) .NET Framework
9 19 (41.30%) Entity Framework
9 19 (41.30%) HTML
10 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
11 16 (34.78%) CSS
12 15 (32.61%) jQuery
13 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
14 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (23.91%) REST
14 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
14 11 (23.91%) XML
14 11 (23.91%) Finance
15 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (19.57%) SOA
17 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
17 8 (17.39%) Windows
17 8 (17.39%) Web Services
17 8 (17.39%) SOLID
18 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
18 7 (15.22%) Web Development
19 6 (13.04%) LINQ

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 4 (8.70%) NServiceBus
2 2 (4.35%) ColdFusion
2 2 (4.35%) EPiServer
2 2 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.17%) CMS
3 1 (2.17%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (36.96%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.87%) NoSQL
3 4 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (6.52%) Redis
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Octopus Deploy
1 6 (13.04%) TeamCity
2 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (8.70%) JSUnit
4 3 (6.52%) GoCD
4 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
5 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
5 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) ReSharper
6 1 (2.17%) LabVIEW
6 1 (2.17%) NUnit
6 1 (2.17%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 11 (23.91%) Finance
2 1 (2.17%) Advertising
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (45.65%) AngularJS
2 21 (45.65%) ASP.NET
3 20 (43.48%) .NET Framework
4 19 (41.30%) Entity Framework
4 19 (41.30%) HTML
5 16 (34.78%) CSS
6 15 (32.61%) jQuery
7 11 (23.91%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (23.91%) REST
7 11 (23.91%) XML
8 10 (21.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (17.39%) Web Services
10 6 (13.04%) Castle Windsor
10 6 (13.04%) HTML5
10 6 (13.04%) LINQ
10 6 (13.04%) SOAP
10 6 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (10.87%) NHibernate
11 5 (10.87%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (73.91%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (52.17%) TDD
3 22 (47.83%) MVC
4 12 (26.09%) Unit Testing
5 9 (19.57%) SOA
6 8 (17.39%) SOLID
7 7 (15.22%) Web Development
8 6 (13.04%) E-Commerce
8 6 (13.04%) Front End Development
8 6 (13.04%) Scrum
8 6 (13.04%) Web Application Development
9 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (10.87%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (10.87%) DevOps
10 4 (8.70%) BDD
10 4 (8.70%) Domain-Driven Design
11 3 (6.52%) Change Management
11 3 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (6.52%) Root Cause Analysis
12 2 (4.35%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 41 (89.13%) C#
2 31 (67.39%) JavaScript
3 24 (52.17%) SQL
4 11 (23.91%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.87%) VB.NET
6 4 (8.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (2.17%) C
7 1 (2.17%) C++
7 1 (2.17%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.17%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) New Relic
5 1 (2.17%) Google