Period
to 19 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £448 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 August 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
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 327 325 345
Rank change year-on-year -2 +20 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 55 42 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.33% 0.26% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.28% 0.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 39 38
South East median daily rate £448 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.88% - +0.31%
10th Percentile £363 £334 £325
90th Percentile £538 £488 £488
England median daily rate £468 £425 £419
% change year-on-year +10.00% +1.49% +4.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
South East median hourly rate - - £45.00
England median hourly rate - - £45.00

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 15,797 15,242 17,240
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.77% 94.76% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,371 8,753 10,452
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £258 £250 £240
90th Percentile £580 £556 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 673 673 754
South East median hourly rate £19.00 £18.00 £19.81
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -9.15% +13.21%
10th Percentile £10.84 £10.50 £10.41
90th Percentile £50.65 £47.90 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.74%

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 19 August 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 19 August 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
Surrey -20 19 £450 +1.98% 6
Kent +20 11 £425 +25.00% 1
Thames Valley -3 11 £400 - 15
Hampshire -10 11 £475 +26.67% 7
Berkshire -12 7 £338 -15.63% 5
Buckinghamshire +21 4 £400 +33.33% 4
Senior .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (92.73%) C#
3 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (65.45%) .NET Framework
5 34 (61.82%) TDD
5 34 (61.82%) Scrum
6 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
7 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 25 (45.45%) AngularJS
8 24 (43.64%) Entity Framework
9 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
10 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
10 21 (38.18%) Finance
10 21 (38.18%) jQuery
10 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET Web API
11 20 (36.36%) MVC
11 20 (36.36%) HTML
12 19 (34.55%) SQL
13 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
14 17 (30.91%) CSS
14 17 (30.91%) Oracle
15 16 (29.09%) .NET Core
16 14 (25.45%) CMS
16 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
17 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
17 13 (23.64%) OO
17 13 (23.64%) API Development
18 12 (21.82%) BDD
19 11 (20.00%) OAuth
19 11 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS

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 14 (25.45%) CMS
2 11 (20.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 7 (12.73%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (7.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.82%) Apache Spark
5 1 (1.82%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Chatbot
Cloud Services
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) IaaS
3 3 (5.45%) PaaS
3 3 (5.45%) SaaS
4 2 (3.64%) NuGet
5 1 (1.82%) Veeva
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (54.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) RDBMS
2 7 (12.73%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.64%) MySQL
3 2 (3.64%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.82%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.82%) Neo4j
4 1 (1.82%) Redis
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) ReSharper
1 8 (14.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (12.73%) Jenkins
2 7 (12.73%) SonarQube
3 6 (10.91%) Git (software)
3 6 (10.91%) Visual Studio
4 4 (7.27%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.82%) JIRA
5 1 (1.82%) NSubstitute
5 1 (1.82%) Subversion
General
1 21 (38.18%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Back Office
2 1 (1.82%) Financial Institution
2 1 (1.82%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 36 (65.45%) .NET Framework
3 25 (45.45%) AngularJS
4 24 (43.64%) Entity Framework
5 21 (38.18%) ASP.NET Web API
5 21 (38.18%) jQuery
6 20 (36.36%) HTML
7 18 (32.73%) ASP.NET
8 17 (30.91%) CSS
9 16 (29.09%) .NET Core
10 11 (20.00%) OAuth
11 10 (18.18%) Autofac
11 10 (18.18%) Castle Windsor
11 10 (18.18%) Ninject
11 10 (18.18%) StructureMap
12 9 (16.36%) NHibernate
13 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (10.91%) Angular 2
14 6 (10.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (7.27%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.82%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (1.82%) VMS
1 1 (1.82%) Windows
1 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (81.82%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (61.82%) Scrum
2 34 (61.82%) TDD
3 21 (38.18%) E-Commerce
4 20 (36.36%) MVC
5 14 (25.45%) Test Automation
6 13 (23.64%) API Development
6 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (23.64%) OO
7 12 (21.82%) BDD
8 10 (18.18%) Dependency Injection
9 9 (16.36%) OOP
9 9 (16.36%) SOA
9 9 (16.36%) User Stories
10 7 (12.73%) B2B
11 6 (10.91%) Web Development
12 5 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
12 5 (9.09%) Software Engineering
12 5 (9.09%) Unit Testing
13 4 (7.27%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 51 (92.73%) C#
2 23 (41.82%) JavaScript
3 19 (34.55%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
5 6 (10.91%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.45%) F#
6 3 (5.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.82%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (7.27%) TOGAF Certification
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 1 (1.82%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.64%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (1.82%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 17 (30.91%) Oracle
2 11 (20.00%) Sitecore
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.82%) Rackspace