Period
to 22 July 2019

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 22 July 2019.

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 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 120 46 51
Rank change year-on-year -74 +5 0
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 106 209 223
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.70% 3.93% 4.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 4.12% 4.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 148 139
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £310 £312 £256
90th Percentile £525 £486 £440
England median daily rate £428 £420 £375
% change year-on-year +1.79% +12.00% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
South West median hourly rate - - £43.00
England median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +41.94% -13.89% +5.26%

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 5,960 5,067 5,298
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.47% 95.24% 95.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,776 3,040 3,322
South West median daily rate £430 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.50% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £263 £250 £219
90th Percentile £616 £550 £532
England median daily rate £475 £450 £440
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% +3.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 385 309 277
South West median hourly rate £41.50 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.57% -6.67% +10.29%
10th Percentile £12.28 £12.00 £11.44
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £50.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £18.26
% change year-on-year +6.95% +2.41% -3.89%

.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 2019.

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 2019. 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 -39 47 £400 +6.67% 28
Wiltshire -43 25 £452 +20.53% 17
Gloucestershire -20 11 £369 +5.36% 15
Devon -20 10 £320 -2.14% 14
Somerset -24 5 £343 -8.67% 8
Dorset -14 4 £369 +9.26% 32
Cornwall +8 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 2019, .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.

1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 83 (78.30%) C#
3 50 (47.17%) ASP.NET
4 49 (46.23%) SQL Server
5 47 (44.34%) MVC
6 38 (35.85%) JavaScript
6 38 (35.85%) SQL
7 34 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (30.19%) .NET Framework
8 32 (30.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
10 26 (24.53%) AngularJS
11 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC
12 23 (21.70%) CSS
13 21 (19.81%) HTML
14 18 (16.98%) Entity Framework
15 17 (16.04%) Microservices
16 15 (14.15%) REST
16 15 (14.15%) Test Automation
16 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
16 15 (14.15%) jQuery
17 14 (13.21%) Finance
17 14 (13.21%) .NET Core
18 13 (12.26%) Docker
18 13 (12.26%) Scrum
18 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
19 12 (11.32%) TDD
19 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
19 12 (11.32%) DevOps
19 12 (11.32%) Kubernetes

.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 6 (5.66%) SharePoint
2 5 (4.72%) CMS
2 5 (4.72%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.89%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.94%) Kentico
5 1 (0.94%) OpenROAD
5 1 (0.94%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (29.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.83%) Power Platform
4 2 (1.89%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.89%) PaaS
4 2 (1.89%) SaaS
4 2 (1.89%) Serverless
5 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.94%) IaaS
5 1 (0.94%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (46.23%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.55%) Oracle Database
3 7 (6.60%) Azure SQL Database
4 4 (3.77%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (2.83%) Power BI
5 3 (2.83%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.89%) Amazon Aurora
6 2 (1.89%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.94%) Cosmos DB
7 1 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.94%) Ingres
7 1 (0.94%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.94%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.38%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.55%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.77%) Visual Studio Team System
4 2 (1.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (1.89%) Grunt
4 2 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 2 (1.89%) NUnit
4 2 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (1.89%) webpack
5 1 (0.94%) MbUnit
5 1 (0.94%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.94%) MSTest
5 1 (0.94%) PostCSS
5 1 (0.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (0.94%) TeamCity
General
1 14 (13.21%) Finance
2 12 (11.32%) Telecoms
3 9 (8.49%) Banking
4 7 (6.60%) Electronics
4 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
4 7 (6.60%) Marketing
5 2 (1.89%) Back Office
6 1 (0.94%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.94%) Games
6 1 (0.94%) Law
6 1 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (47.17%) ASP.NET
3 32 (30.19%) .NET Framework
3 32 (30.19%) ASP.NET Web API
4 26 (24.53%) AngularJS
5 24 (22.64%) ASP.NET MVC
6 23 (21.70%) CSS
7 21 (19.81%) HTML
8 18 (16.98%) Entity Framework
9 15 (14.15%) jQuery
9 15 (14.15%) REST
10 14 (13.21%) .NET Core
11 10 (9.43%) JSON
11 10 (9.43%) Web Services
12 9 (8.49%) SOAP
13 8 (7.55%) ASP.NET Core
14 7 (6.60%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 6 (5.66%) Redux
15 6 (5.66%) WCF
16 5 (4.72%) React
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.60%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.66%) Digital Media
3 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.89%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.89%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.94%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.94%) Robotics
4 1 (0.94%) Social Media
4 1 (0.94%) User Experience
4 1 (0.94%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.83%) Windows
2 2 (1.89%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (44.34%) MVC
2 34 (32.08%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.04%) Microservices
4 15 (14.15%) Test Automation
5 13 (12.26%) Scrum
6 12 (11.32%) DevOps
6 12 (11.32%) TDD
7 9 (8.49%) OOA/OOD
8 8 (7.55%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (6.60%) Digital Marketing
9 7 (6.60%) OO
9 7 (6.60%) Programme Management
10 6 (5.66%) OOD
10 6 (5.66%) Software Engineering
11 5 (4.72%) Unit Testing
12 4 (3.77%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (3.77%) Stakeholder Management
13 3 (2.83%) BDD
13 3 (2.83%) Web Development
14 2 (1.89%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 83 (78.30%) C#
2 38 (35.85%) JavaScript
2 38 (35.85%) SQL
3 4 (3.77%) PowerShell
4 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
4 3 (2.83%) VBA
5 2 (1.89%) PL/SQL
5 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
5 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
6 1 (0.94%) VB
6 1 (0.94%) VB6
6 1 (0.94%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (5.66%) Security Cleared
2 5 (4.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) QA
System Software
1 13 (12.26%) Docker
2 2 (1.89%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 12 (11.32%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.94%) Ansible
2 1 (0.94%) MIIS
Vendors
1 15 (14.15%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.49%) Oracle
3 7 (6.60%) SAP
4 2 (1.89%) Sitecore