Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 54 53 33
Rank change year-on-year -1 -20 +13
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 259 215 276
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.00% 3.83% 4.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.22% 4.03% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 140 212
South West median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £319 £312 £275
90th Percentile £550 £439 £480
England median daily rate £438 £400 £370
% change year-on-year +9.38% +8.11% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 6
South West median hourly rate £67.50 - £22.64
10th Percentile £34.65 - £18.50
90th Percentile £69.75 - £33.81
England median hourly rate £53.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.89% +12.50% -

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 6,144 5,332 5,326
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.98% 94.98% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,926 3,343 3,487
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £251 £210 £213
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £459 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +1.89% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 286 256 357
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £26.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.13% +4.72% -11.67%
10th Percentile £11.51 £11.19 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £48.75 £46.20
England median hourly rate £18.12 £18.70 £18.38
% change year-on-year -3.13% +1.77% +2.08%

.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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 -1 141 £438 +25.00% 35
Wiltshire -29 37 £425 +17.24% 9
Somerset -5 24 £375 +1.69% 18
Devon +6 20 £340 -15.00% 13
Gloucestershire -2 17 £400 +14.29% 11
Dorset 0 15 £450 +12.50% 24
Cornwall -7 1 £363 +45.00% 2
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 259 (100.00%) .NET
2 205 (79.15%) C#
3 161 (62.16%) ASP.NET
4 151 (58.30%) MVC
5 150 (57.92%) SQL Server
6 149 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
7 126 (48.65%) JavaScript
8 101 (39.00%) HTML
9 95 (36.68%) CSS
10 93 (35.91%) SQL
10 93 (35.91%) ASP.NET Web API
11 79 (30.50%) ASP.NET MVC
12 74 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 59 (22.78%) .NET Framework
14 55 (21.24%) AngularJS
15 53 (20.46%) Scrum
15 53 (20.46%) Microsoft
16 47 (18.15%) jQuery
17 43 (16.60%) Finance
18 41 (15.83%) Microservices
19 40 (15.44%) TDD
20 38 (14.67%) Oracle
20 38 (14.67%) Entity Framework
20 38 (14.67%) .NET Core
21 33 (12.74%) React
22 32 (12.36%) Unit Testing
22 32 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
23 31 (11.97%) Node.js
24 30 (11.58%) Test Automation
24 30 (11.58%) JSON

.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 5 (1.93%) CMS
1 5 (1.93%) EPiServer
1 5 (1.93%) Umbraco
2 4 (1.54%) IIS
3 2 (0.77%) Confluence
4 1 (0.39%) Apache
4 1 (0.39%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.39%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) NServiceBus
4 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (1.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 74 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (12.36%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.86%) NuGet
4 7 (2.70%) SaaS
5 6 (2.32%) npm
6 4 (1.54%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (0.77%) Apigee
7 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.39%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 12 (4.63%) HTTP
2 2 (0.77%) Internet
3 1 (0.39%) Extranet
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (57.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (4.63%) Oracle Database
3 8 (3.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (1.93%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.54%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server 2016
6 3 (1.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (0.77%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.77%) MySQL
7 2 (0.77%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.77%) Power BI
7 2 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.39%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (0.39%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.39%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 21 (8.11%) Git (software)
2 16 (6.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (6.18%) Visual Studio
3 14 (5.41%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (5.02%) SpecFlow
5 11 (4.25%) Selenium
5 11 (4.25%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.25%) Visual Studio Team System
6 10 (3.86%) NUnit
7 8 (3.09%) XMLUnit
8 6 (2.32%) Moq
8 6 (2.32%) xUnit.net
9 4 (1.54%) Bitbucket
9 4 (1.54%) JMeter
10 3 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.77%) JIRA
12 1 (0.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.39%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.39%) Ranorex
12 1 (0.39%) SonarQube
General
1 43 (16.60%) Finance
2 21 (8.11%) Telecoms
3 18 (6.95%) Electronics
3 18 (6.95%) Manufacturing
3 18 (6.95%) Marketing
4 7 (2.70%) Banking
5 6 (2.32%) Games
6 2 (0.77%) Back Office
6 2 (0.77%) Retail
7 1 (0.39%) Automotive
7 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.39%) Legal
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Banking
7 1 (0.39%) Retail Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 259 (100.00%) .NET
2 161 (62.16%) ASP.NET
3 101 (39.00%) HTML
4 95 (36.68%) CSS
5 93 (35.91%) ASP.NET Web API
6 79 (30.50%) ASP.NET MVC
7 59 (22.78%) .NET Framework
8 55 (21.24%) AngularJS
9 47 (18.15%) jQuery
10 38 (14.67%) .NET Core
10 38 (14.67%) Entity Framework
11 33 (12.74%) React
12 31 (11.97%) Node.js
13 30 (11.58%) JSON
14 24 (9.27%) SOAP
14 24 (9.27%) Web Services
15 23 (8.88%) REST
16 20 (7.72%) XML
17 17 (6.56%) HTML5
17 17 (6.56%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.95%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (6.56%) Self-Motivation
3 13 (5.02%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.54%) User Experience
5 3 (1.16%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.16%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.77%) Fintech
6 2 (0.77%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.39%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.39%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (3.47%) Windows
2 6 (2.32%) Linux
3 3 (1.16%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.39%) Android
4 1 (0.39%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.39%) Unix
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (58.30%) MVC
2 149 (57.53%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (20.46%) Scrum
4 41 (15.83%) Microservices
5 40 (15.44%) TDD
6 32 (12.36%) Unit Testing
7 30 (11.58%) Test Automation
8 26 (10.04%) SOLID
9 25 (9.65%) DevOps
9 25 (9.65%) OO
10 23 (8.88%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (8.88%) E-Commerce
11 18 (6.95%) Business Intelligence
11 18 (6.95%) Digital Marketing
11 18 (6.95%) Programme Management
11 18 (6.95%) Web Development
12 14 (5.41%) BDD
13 13 (5.02%) Dependency Injection
13 13 (5.02%) OOP
13 13 (5.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 205 (79.15%) C#
2 126 (48.65%) JavaScript
3 93 (35.91%) SQL
4 18 (6.95%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.47%) TypeScript
7 7 (2.70%) PowerShell
8 6 (2.32%) Python
9 4 (1.54%) C++
10 3 (1.16%) Java
11 2 (0.77%) C
11 2 (0.77%) PHP
11 2 (0.77%) VB
12 1 (0.39%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.39%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (5.02%) SC Cleared
1 13 (5.02%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.93%) Degree
3 3 (1.16%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.39%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.39%) CRD IV
1 1 (0.39%) IFRS
1 1 (0.39%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 9 (3.47%) Docker
2 4 (1.54%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (3.47%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.77%) Single Sign-On
3 1 (0.39%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 53 (20.46%) Microsoft
2 38 (14.67%) Oracle
3 18 (6.95%) SAP
4 3 (1.16%) Google
4 3 (1.16%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.16%) Twitter
5 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.77%) Facebook
6 1 (0.39%) Adobe
6 1 (0.39%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.39%) Blue Prism
6 1 (0.39%) RedGate
6 1 (0.39%) Splunk
6 1 (0.39%) VMware
6 1 (0.39%) Xamarin