Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 July 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
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 50 50 39
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11 +7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 223 246 317
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.03% 4.08% 4.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.26% 5.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 199 243
South West median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.69% -
10th Percentile £256 £288 £263
90th Percentile £440 £425 £425
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
South West median hourly rate £43.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £41.15 - £30.50
90th Percentile £46.85 - £42.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +22.14% -

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 5282 5769 6142
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 95.50% 95.62% 95.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3308 3727 3869
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
10th Percentile £218 £230 £225
90th Percentile £533 £550 £525
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 277 323 369
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.29% +58.14% +13.16%
10th Percentile £11.44 £11.30 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.45 £45.25
England median hourly rate £18.40 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -3.16% +8.57% +2.94%

.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 22 July 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 6 months to 22 July 2017. 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 -1 81 £350 - 22
Wiltshire -15 42 £340 +0.74% 5
Gloucestershire +12 27 £350 +7.69% 6
Somerset +3 27 £375 +15.38% 8
Devon -13 23 £260 -20.00% 4
Cornwall -11 3 £250 -23.08% 2
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 July 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.

1 223 (100.00%) .NET
2 198 (88.79%) C#
3 158 (70.85%) MVC
4 133 (59.64%) ASP.NET
5 116 (52.02%) JavaScript
6 115 (51.57%) SQL Server
7 109 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
8 87 (39.01%) SQL
9 83 (37.22%) HTML
10 79 (35.43%) CSS
11 78 (34.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 71 (31.84%) AngularJS
13 69 (30.94%) ASP.NET Web API
14 58 (26.01%) Scrum
15 56 (25.11%) Microsoft
16 51 (22.87%) .NET Framework
17 45 (20.18%) TDD
18 41 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
18 41 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
19 40 (17.94%) Test Automation
19 40 (17.94%) jQuery
20 39 (17.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 38 (17.04%) WCF
22 37 (16.59%) Visual Studio
23 36 (16.14%) Finance
23 36 (16.14%) Entity Framework
24 34 (15.25%) Unit Testing
25 33 (14.80%) HTML5
26 31 (13.90%) SQL Server 2012
27 28 (12.56%) Amazon AWS

.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 13 (5.83%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.48%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (4.48%) NServiceBus
3 9 (4.04%) IIS
4 8 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.24%) CMS
6 4 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.79%) Umbraco
7 2 (0.90%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.90%) Kentico
8 1 (0.45%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.90%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.45%) nopCommerce
Cloud Services
1 41 (18.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (12.56%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.69%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (1.79%) GitHub
5 2 (0.90%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.79%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Internet
2 1 (0.45%) Skype
2 1 (0.45%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (51.57%) SQL Server
2 31 (13.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 15 (6.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (4.48%) Oracle Database
5 7 (3.14%) Hadoop
5 7 (3.14%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 3 (1.35%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.90%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.90%) Geospatial Data
8 2 (0.90%) MS Access
8 2 (0.90%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.45%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.45%) Oracle Exadata
9 1 (0.45%) Redis
9 1 (0.45%) Spatial Data
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 41 (18.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (16.59%) Visual Studio
3 12 (5.38%) Git (software)
4 8 (3.59%) JIRA
4 8 (3.59%) TeamCity
5 5 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (1.79%) Selenium
7 3 (1.35%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.35%) IntelliJ
7 3 (1.35%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.35%) Subversion
8 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.90%) HP UFT
8 2 (0.90%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.90%) MSTest
8 2 (0.90%) NuGet
8 2 (0.90%) NUnit
8 2 (0.90%) ReSharper
8 2 (0.90%) Sahi
8 2 (0.90%) WATIR
General
1 36 (16.14%) Finance
2 17 (7.62%) Marketing
3 16 (7.17%) Electronics
3 16 (7.17%) Manufacturing
3 16 (7.17%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.48%) Banking
5 7 (3.14%) Advertising
6 3 (1.35%) Local Government
7 1 (0.45%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (100.00%) .NET
2 133 (59.64%) ASP.NET
3 83 (37.22%) HTML
4 79 (35.43%) CSS
5 78 (34.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 71 (31.84%) AngularJS
7 69 (30.94%) ASP.NET Web API
8 51 (22.87%) .NET Framework
9 40 (17.94%) jQuery
10 39 (17.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 38 (17.04%) WCF
12 36 (16.14%) Entity Framework
13 33 (14.80%) HTML5
14 25 (11.21%) WPF
15 24 (10.76%) JSON
16 23 (10.31%) Web Services
17 22 (9.87%) REST
18 18 (8.07%) Ajax
19 15 (6.73%) CSS3
19 15 (6.73%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (7.62%) Greenfield Project
1 17 (7.62%) User Experience
2 8 (3.59%) Virtual Team
3 5 (2.24%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.79%) Blog
4 4 (1.79%) N-Tier
4 4 (1.79%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.90%) iPad
5 2 (0.90%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.90%) W3C
6 1 (0.45%) Algorithms
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.45%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 15 (6.73%) Windows
2 2 (0.90%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.45%) Android
3 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (70.85%) MVC
2 109 (48.88%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (26.01%) Scrum
4 45 (20.18%) TDD
5 40 (17.94%) Test Automation
6 34 (15.25%) Unit Testing
7 28 (12.56%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
9 20 (8.97%) Web Development
10 19 (8.52%) BDD
10 19 (8.52%) Pair Programming
11 16 (7.17%) Business Intelligence
11 16 (7.17%) Digital Marketing
11 16 (7.17%) Programme Management
12 15 (6.73%) OO
12 15 (6.73%) Software Engineering
13 12 (5.38%) Kanban
14 11 (4.93%) Continuous Deployment
14 11 (4.93%) Microservices
15 9 (4.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 198 (88.79%) C#
2 116 (52.02%) JavaScript
3 87 (39.01%) SQL
4 18 (8.07%) Java
5 12 (5.38%) VB.NET
6 11 (4.93%) T-SQL
7 8 (3.59%) TypeScript
8 5 (2.24%) PowerShell
8 5 (2.24%) Ruby
9 3 (1.35%) Scala
10 2 (0.90%) PHP
11 1 (0.45%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.45%) VB
11 1 (0.45%) VBA
11 1 (0.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 26 (11.66%) Security Cleared
2 18 (8.07%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.79%) Degree
4 2 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.45%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.45%) MCP
5 1 (0.45%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.83%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.35%) Kubernetes
1 3 (1.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 56 (25.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.17%) SAP
3 12 (5.38%) Oracle
4 6 (2.69%) Google
5 4 (1.79%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.79%) Twitter
5 4 (1.79%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.35%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.35%) RedGate
6 3 (1.35%) Sencha
6 3 (1.35%) Telerik
7 2 (0.90%) Apple
8 1 (0.45%) Kofax
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