The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £354 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 30 April 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.

.NET Developer
England / South West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 47 31
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 104 108 169
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.99% 3.68% 5.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.18% 3.82% 5.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 89 137
Median daily rate £354 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.07% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £313 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £43.00 - £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.40 - £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 - £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  

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 West. 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 West
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2490 2826 2974
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.59% 96.32% 95.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1585 1803 1836
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.13% +5.46%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 189 173
Median hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £20.06
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.85% +74.47%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £12.25 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the South West

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the South West

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the South West over the 3 months to 30 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the South West

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the South West

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
Bristol +2 30 £375 +7.14% 20
Wiltshire -12 20 £373 +6.42% 6
Gloucestershire +14 18 £343 +5.38% 8
Devon -5 16 £250 -27.27% 9
Somerset +12 11 £385 +18.46% 3
Cornwall -4 1 - - 1
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 2017, .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 West region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 224 (100.00%) .NET
2 198 (88.39%) C#
3 154 (68.75%) MVC
4 149 (66.52%) ASP.NET
5 117 (52.23%) JavaScript
6 116 (51.79%) SQL Server
7 96 (42.86%) HTML
8 91 (40.63%) CSS
9 88 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
10 81 (36.16%) ASP.NET MVC
11 71 (31.70%) AngularJS
12 65 (29.02%) SQL
13 54 (24.11%) Microsoft
14 52 (23.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 51 (22.77%) Scrum
16 50 (22.32%) jQuery
17 48 (21.43%) .NET Framework
18 47 (20.98%) Team Foundation Server
19 43 (19.20%) Finance
20 40 (17.86%) HTML5
21 39 (17.41%) SQL Server 2012
21 39 (17.41%) WCF
22 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
22 34 (15.18%) Visual Studio
23 32 (14.29%) Entity Framework
24 30 (13.39%) TDD
25 28 (12.50%) Unit Testing
26 27 (12.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
27 26 (11.61%) WPF
27 26 (11.61%) VB.NET

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 21 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 13 (5.80%) IIS
3 12 (5.36%) CMS
4 11 (4.91%) Sitecore CMS
5 9 (4.02%) NServiceBus
6 8 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.79%) Umbraco
8 3 (1.34%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (1.34%) Kentico
9 2 (0.89%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.45%) Confluence
10 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
Business Applications
1 9 (4.02%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 8 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 34 (15.18%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (10.71%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.23%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.34%) GitHub
5 2 (0.89%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.45%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.13%) Internet
2 2 (0.89%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 116 (51.79%) SQL Server
2 39 (17.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (10.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (4.91%) MySQL
4 11 (4.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (4.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 10 (4.46%) NoSQL
6 9 (4.02%) SQL Server 2005
7 8 (3.57%) Big Data
7 8 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
8 7 (3.13%) DTS
8 7 (3.13%) Hadoop
8 7 (3.13%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.34%) Redis
9 3 (1.34%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (0.89%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.89%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 47 (20.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (15.18%) Visual Studio
3 21 (9.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.57%) JIRA
5 7 (3.13%) Subversion
6 5 (2.23%) TeamCity
7 4 (1.79%) Cucumber
7 4 (1.79%) ReSharper
7 4 (1.79%) Selenium
8 3 (1.34%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.34%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.89%) HP UFT
9 2 (0.89%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.89%) NuGet
9 2 (0.89%) Sahi
9 2 (0.89%) WATIR
10 1 (0.45%) TortoiseSVN
10 1 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 43 (19.20%) Finance
2 12 (5.36%) Advertising
3 11 (4.91%) Electronics
4 10 (4.46%) Marketing
5 9 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 9 (4.02%) Telecoms
6 7 (3.13%) Banking
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Billing
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.45%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 224 (100.00%) .NET
2 149 (66.52%) ASP.NET
3 96 (42.86%) HTML
4 91 (40.63%) CSS
5 81 (36.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (31.70%) AngularJS
7 52 (23.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 50 (22.32%) jQuery
9 48 (21.43%) .NET Framework
10 40 (17.86%) HTML5
11 39 (17.41%) WCF
12 32 (14.29%) Entity Framework
13 27 (12.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 26 (11.61%) WPF
15 25 (11.16%) Web Services
16 24 (10.71%) REST
17 23 (10.27%) Ajax
18 17 (7.59%) JSON
19 16 (7.14%) LINQ
20 14 (6.25%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.71%) User Experience
2 10 (4.46%) Greenfield Project
3 9 (4.02%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.02%) W3C
4 6 (2.68%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (1.34%) Blog
5 3 (1.34%) Public Cloud
6 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.89%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.45%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (8.48%) Windows
2 3 (1.34%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 154 (68.75%) MVC
2 88 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (22.77%) Scrum
4 30 (13.39%) TDD
5 28 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 22 (9.82%) Web Development
7 17 (7.59%) Continuous Integration
7 17 (7.59%) Software Engineering
8 14 (6.25%) Automated Testing
9 13 (5.80%) Continuous Delivery
9 13 (5.80%) CRM
9 13 (5.80%) Microservices
10 12 (5.36%) SDLC
11 11 (4.91%) E-Commerce
11 11 (4.91%) Kanban
11 11 (4.91%) OO
11 11 (4.91%) Pair Programming
11 11 (4.91%) Web Design
12 10 (4.46%) BDD
12 10 (4.46%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 198 (88.39%) C#
2 117 (52.23%) JavaScript
3 65 (29.02%) SQL
4 26 (11.61%) VB.NET
5 15 (6.70%) T-SQL
6 11 (4.91%) Java
7 6 (2.68%) ActionScript
8 5 (2.23%) Ruby
9 4 (1.79%) Apex Code
9 4 (1.79%) C++
9 4 (1.79%) TypeScript
10 3 (1.34%) Scala
11 2 (0.89%) PHP
11 2 (0.89%) PowerShell
12 1 (0.45%) C
Qualifications
1 16 (7.14%) Security Cleared
2 15 (6.70%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.59%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.34%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 54 (24.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.14%) Xamarin
3 12 (5.36%) Sitecore
4 9 (4.02%) Oracle
4 9 (4.02%) SAP
5 7 (3.13%) Apple
6 4 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (1.34%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.89%) Sencha
8 2 (0.89%) Telerik
8 2 (0.89%) Twitter
9 1 (0.45%) Google
9 1 (0.45%) Kofax
9 1 (0.45%) OpenText
9 1 (0.45%) RedGate
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