Period
to 20 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 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.

.NET Developer
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 46 49 46
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 220 229 254
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 4.00% 4.22% 4.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.19% 4.41% 4.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 148 214
South West median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
10th Percentile £313 £287 £288
90th Percentile £521 £452 £438
England median daily rate £425 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +13.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
South West median hourly rate £70.00 £43.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +62.79% - -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +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 5,247 5,198 5,579
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.50% 95.82% 95.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,207 3,237 3,601
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £250 £219 £228
90th Percentile £550 £530 £550
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 301 260 333
South West median hourly rate £37.25 £36.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.76% +11.54% +44.44%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.72 £11.30
90th Percentile £48.75 £50.03 £46.45
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

.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 20 August 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
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 20 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
Bristol +6 115 £386 +10.36% 49
Wiltshire -12 30 £375 +10.29% 20
Devon +3 21 £327 - 14
Somerset -5 17 £375 - 7
Gloucestershire -5 16 £350 - 12
Dorset +10 12 £325 -18.75% 31
Cornwall -6 3 £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 20 August 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.

1 220 (100.00%) .NET
2 192 (87.27%) C#
3 153 (69.55%) MVC
4 145 (65.91%) SQL Server
5 132 (60.00%) ASP.NET
6 123 (55.91%) JavaScript
7 118 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
8 102 (46.36%) HTML
9 92 (41.82%) CSS
10 75 (34.09%) SQL
10 75 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 75 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
11 68 (30.91%) jQuery
12 56 (25.45%) .NET Framework
13 55 (25.00%) AngularJS
14 53 (24.09%) Scrum
15 52 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
16 44 (20.00%) Finance
17 43 (19.55%) TDD
18 40 (18.18%) Microsoft
19 39 (17.73%) Unit Testing
20 36 (16.36%) Test Automation
21 35 (15.91%) Oracle
22 33 (15.00%) Entity Framework
23 32 (14.55%) JSON
24 29 (13.18%) REST
25 27 (12.27%) SOAP
26 26 (11.82%) Web Services
27 25 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
28 23 (10.45%) T-SQL

.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 10 (4.55%) IIS
1 10 (4.55%) Umbraco
2 9 (4.09%) CMS
3 6 (2.73%) Kentico
4 5 (2.27%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.82%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.36%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.91%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.45%) Confluence
8 1 (0.45%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 52 (23.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (5.91%) NuGet
4 8 (3.64%) SaaS
5 6 (2.73%) npm
6 1 (0.45%) GitHub
6 1 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 11 (5.00%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 145 (65.91%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.36%) Oracle Database
3 6 (2.73%) Power BI
3 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (2.27%) RDBMS
4 5 (2.27%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.91%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.45%) DB2
7 1 (0.45%) MySQL
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 23 (10.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (9.55%) Git (software)
3 20 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 18 (8.18%) NUnit
5 14 (6.36%) Selenium
6 11 (5.00%) SpecFlow
7 10 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (4.55%) TeamCity
8 7 (3.18%) XMLUnit
9 6 (2.73%) Moq
9 6 (2.73%) xUnit.net
10 5 (2.27%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.36%) Bitbucket
11 3 (1.36%) JIRA
11 3 (1.36%) JMeter
12 2 (0.91%) Visual Studio Code
13 1 (0.45%) PostCSS
13 1 (0.45%) SonarQube
13 1 (0.45%) webpack
General
1 44 (20.00%) Finance
2 19 (8.64%) Manufacturing
2 19 (8.64%) Marketing
2 19 (8.64%) Telecoms
3 18 (8.18%) Electronics
4 5 (2.27%) Banking
4 5 (2.27%) Games
5 2 (0.91%) Back Office
6 1 (0.45%) Automotive
6 1 (0.45%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.45%) French Language
6 1 (0.45%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (100.00%) .NET
2 132 (60.00%) ASP.NET
3 102 (46.36%) HTML
4 92 (41.82%) CSS
5 75 (34.09%) ASP.NET MVC
5 75 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
6 68 (30.91%) jQuery
7 56 (25.45%) .NET Framework
8 55 (25.00%) AngularJS
9 33 (15.00%) Entity Framework
10 32 (14.55%) JSON
11 29 (13.18%) REST
12 27 (12.27%) SOAP
13 26 (11.82%) Web Services
14 18 (8.18%) RESTful
15 16 (7.27%) Angular 2
15 16 (7.27%) React
15 16 (7.27%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (6.82%) .NET Core
16 15 (6.82%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (5.45%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.55%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
3 4 (1.82%) User Experience
4 3 (1.36%) Fintech
5 2 (0.91%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.45%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.45%) RIA
6 1 (0.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 5 (2.27%) Windows
2 4 (1.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.45%) Android
3 1 (0.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.45%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (69.55%) MVC
2 118 (53.64%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (24.09%) Scrum
4 43 (19.55%) TDD
5 39 (17.73%) Unit Testing
6 36 (16.36%) Test Automation
7 25 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.45%) SOLID
9 20 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
9 20 (9.09%) Microservices
9 20 (9.09%) OO
10 18 (8.18%) Digital Marketing
10 18 (8.18%) Programme Management
11 17 (7.73%) Web Development
12 16 (7.27%) BDD
13 15 (6.82%) DevOps
13 15 (6.82%) E-Commerce
14 13 (5.91%) Analytics
14 13 (5.91%) Software Engineering
15 12 (5.45%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 192 (87.27%) C#
2 123 (55.91%) JavaScript
3 75 (34.09%) SQL
4 23 (10.45%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.45%) PowerShell
5 12 (5.45%) TypeScript
6 10 (4.55%) VB.NET
7 8 (3.64%) Java
8 6 (2.73%) Python
9 2 (0.91%) C++
9 2 (0.91%) VB
10 1 (0.45%) C
10 1 (0.45%) ES6
10 1 (0.45%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (5.45%) Security Cleared
2 10 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 7 (3.18%) Degree
4 2 (0.91%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) GCP
System Software
1 4 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.91%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.45%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 40 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 35 (15.91%) Oracle
3 18 (8.18%) SAP
4 6 (2.73%) Splunk
5 4 (1.82%) Capita
6 3 (1.36%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.91%) Apigee
8 1 (0.45%) AppDynamics
8 1 (0.45%) Axosoft
8 1 (0.45%) Borland
8 1 (0.45%) Google
8 1 (0.45%) RedGate
8 1 (0.45%) Twitter