Period
to 18 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £386 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 18 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.

.NET Developer
England > South West
6 months to
18 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 57 52 35
Rank change year-on-year -5 -17 +9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 227 225 291
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.75% 4.08% 4.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.95% 4.28% 5.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 151 236
South West median daily rate £386 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.36% +3.70% +3.85%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £275
90th Percentile £575 £438 £438
England median daily rate £425 £388 £363
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.90% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 5
South West median hourly rate £67.50 - £22.00
10th Percentile £34.65 - £18.50
90th Percentile £69.75 - £25.22
England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Contract vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 5,742 5,257 5,541
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 95.36% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,539 3,285 3,574
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% - -
10th Percentile £250 £213 £215
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 295 244 330
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.38 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.36% +25.00% +8.91%
10th Percentile £11.93 £11.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £49.63 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.18 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.77% +1.08% +4.11%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

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 6 months to 18 October 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the South West over the 6 months to 18 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 6 months to 18 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
Bristol +2 125 £425 +21.43% 40
Wiltshire -29 28 £388 +10.71% 18
Devon +11 25 £340 -15.00% 19
Somerset -11 18 £363 -3.33% 15
Gloucestershire +5 14 £350 - 16
Dorset +3 10 £350 -12.50% 34
Cornwall -8 2 £363 +45.00%
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 2018, .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 West region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 227 (100.00%) .NET
2 193 (85.02%) C#
3 145 (63.88%) SQL Server
4 139 (61.23%) MVC
5 137 (60.35%) ASP.NET
6 125 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
7 109 (48.02%) JavaScript
8 93 (40.97%) HTML
9 92 (40.53%) SQL
10 84 (37.00%) CSS
11 74 (32.60%) ASP.NET Web API
12 70 (30.84%) ASP.NET MVC
13 62 (27.31%) Microsoft Azure
14 61 (26.87%) .NET Framework
15 48 (21.15%) AngularJS
16 47 (20.70%) Scrum
17 43 (18.94%) jQuery
18 36 (15.86%) Oracle
19 35 (15.42%) Entity Framework
20 34 (14.98%) Microservices
20 34 (14.98%) Finance
20 34 (14.98%) TDD
21 33 (14.54%) Microsoft
21 33 (14.54%) Test Automation
22 32 (14.10%) Unit Testing
23 29 (12.78%) React
24 28 (12.33%) JSON
25 27 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
26 24 (10.57%) Git (software)
26 24 (10.57%) SOLID

.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 8 (3.52%) Umbraco
2 6 (2.64%) CMS
2 6 (2.64%) Kentico
3 4 (1.76%) EPiServer
3 4 (1.76%) IIS
4 2 (0.88%) NServiceBus
4 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.44%) Apache
5 1 (0.44%) ColdFusion
5 1 (0.44%) Confluence
5 1 (0.44%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.44%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 62 (27.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (11.89%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (4.41%) NuGet
4 8 (3.52%) SaaS
5 6 (2.64%) npm
6 3 (1.32%) Apigee
7 2 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.41%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) Extranet
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (63.88%) SQL Server
2 12 (5.29%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (3.08%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (2.64%) Power BI
5 6 (2.64%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.64%) SQL Server 2016
6 5 (2.20%) RDBMS
7 4 (1.76%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (0.88%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (0.88%) MySQL
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.44%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.44%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 24 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 19 (8.37%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.61%) Visual Studio
4 13 (5.73%) SpecFlow
5 11 (4.85%) Selenium
6 10 (4.41%) NUnit
7 9 (3.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (3.96%) TeamCity
8 8 (3.52%) XMLUnit
9 7 (3.08%) Visual Studio Team System
10 6 (2.64%) Moq
10 6 (2.64%) xUnit.net
11 4 (1.76%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.76%) JMeter
12 2 (0.88%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.88%) JIRA
12 2 (0.88%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.88%) Visual Studio Code
13 1 (0.44%) PostCSS
13 1 (0.44%) webpack
General
1 34 (14.98%) Finance
2 13 (5.73%) Telecoms
3 11 (4.85%) Marketing
4 10 (4.41%) Electronics
4 10 (4.41%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.20%) Banking
5 5 (2.20%) Games
6 3 (1.32%) Back Office
7 1 (0.44%) Automotive
7 1 (0.44%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.44%) Legal
7 1 (0.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.44%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 227 (100.00%) .NET
2 137 (60.35%) ASP.NET
3 93 (40.97%) HTML
4 84 (37.00%) CSS
5 74 (32.60%) ASP.NET Web API
6 70 (30.84%) ASP.NET MVC
7 61 (26.87%) .NET Framework
8 48 (21.15%) AngularJS
9 43 (18.94%) jQuery
10 35 (15.42%) Entity Framework
11 29 (12.78%) React
12 28 (12.33%) JSON
13 24 (10.57%) .NET Core
14 23 (10.13%) Node.js
14 23 (10.13%) REST
15 22 (9.69%) SOAP
15 22 (9.69%) Web Services
16 17 (7.49%) XML
17 16 (7.05%) ASP.NET Core
18 15 (6.61%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.49%) Self-Motivation
2 13 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (5.29%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.32%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.32%) Digital Media
4 3 (1.32%) Fintech
5 2 (0.88%) User Experience
6 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.44%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.44%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.44%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.52%) Windows
2 7 (3.08%) Linux
3 3 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Unix
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (61.23%) MVC
2 125 (55.07%) Agile Software Development
3 47 (20.70%) Scrum
4 34 (14.98%) Microservices
4 34 (14.98%) TDD
5 33 (14.54%) Test Automation
6 32 (14.10%) Unit Testing
7 24 (10.57%) SOLID
8 20 (8.81%) DevOps
8 20 (8.81%) OO
9 19 (8.37%) E-Commerce
9 19 (8.37%) Web Development
10 17 (7.49%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (6.17%) BDD
12 13 (5.73%) Analytics
13 11 (4.85%) Dependency Injection
13 11 (4.85%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (4.85%) Software Engineering
14 10 (4.41%) Programme Management
14 10 (4.41%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 193 (85.02%) C#
2 109 (48.02%) JavaScript
3 92 (40.53%) SQL
4 23 (10.13%) T-SQL
5 13 (5.73%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.41%) PowerShell
7 9 (3.96%) TypeScript
8 6 (2.64%) Python
9 4 (1.76%) Java
10 2 (0.88%) C
10 2 (0.88%) C++
10 2 (0.88%) PHP
10 2 (0.88%) VB
11 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (6.61%) SC Cleared
1 15 (6.61%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.64%) Degree
3 3 (1.32%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
System Software
1 9 (3.96%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (3.52%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.44%) Data Guard
2 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
2 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 36 (15.86%) Oracle
2 33 (14.54%) Microsoft
3 10 (4.41%) SAP
4 3 (1.32%) Splunk
4 3 (1.32%) Twitter
5 2 (0.88%) AppDynamics
5 2 (0.88%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.44%) Adobe
6 1 (0.44%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.44%) Axosoft
6 1 (0.44%) Google
6 1 (0.44%) RedGate
6 1 (0.44%) VMware
6 1 (0.44%) Xamarin