Period
to 19 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £360 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 January 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 59 33 48
Rank change year-on-year -26 +15 -1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 184 283 248
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 3.50% 5.30% 3.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.68% 5.57% 4.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 215 191
South West median daily rate £360 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.35% -1.43% +7.03%
10th Percentile £303 £263 £275
90th Percentile £438 £488 £425
England median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year +6.67% +5.63% +1.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 5
South West median hourly rate - £22.64 £56.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -59.95% +18.39%
England median hourly rate £46.00 £38.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +21.05% -5.00% +6.67%

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 4,998 5,080 5,985
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.95% 95.13% 95.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 3,134 3,302 3,979
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £213 £213 £225
90th Percentile £550 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 245 367 354
South West median hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -9.09% -13.39% +58.75%
10th Percentile £11.50 £11.25 £11.33
90th Percentile £48.00 £47.50 £46.94
England median hourly rate £18.10 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year -1.55% -0.61% +12.12%

.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 19 January 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 19 January 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 -7 79 £360 +2.86% 26
Wiltshire +5 33 £369 -1.67% 12
Dorset +15 25 £388 +10.71% 31
Somerset -14 22 £363 +5.45% 20
Devon -23 14 £332 +10.75% 9
Gloucestershire -8 6 £350 +7.69% 14
Cornwall -6 1 - - 4
Avon - 1 £325 -
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, .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.

1 184 (100.00%) .NET
2 156 (84.78%) C#
3 123 (66.85%) MVC
4 101 (54.89%) JavaScript
5 100 (54.35%) ASP.NET
5 100 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
6 91 (49.46%) SQL Server
7 81 (44.02%) HTML
8 74 (40.22%) CSS
9 62 (33.70%) jQuery
10 61 (33.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 60 (32.61%) AngularJS
12 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET Web API
13 53 (28.80%) SQL
14 41 (22.28%) Microsoft
15 40 (21.74%) .NET Framework
16 36 (19.57%) Scrum
17 34 (18.48%) Entity Framework
18 32 (17.39%) Visual Studio
19 28 (15.22%) REST
20 27 (14.67%) WCF
21 26 (14.13%) TDD
21 26 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
22 24 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
23 23 (12.50%) SOAP
23 23 (12.50%) OO
24 22 (11.96%) Unit Testing
24 22 (11.96%) HTML5
25 21 (11.41%) Finance
25 21 (11.41%) 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 11 (5.98%) CMS
2 8 (4.35%) IIS
3 6 (3.26%) Kentico
4 5 (2.72%) SharePoint
5 4 (2.17%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.63%) NServiceBus
6 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.63%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.09%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 3 (1.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (14.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.26%) GitHub
4 2 (1.09%) npm
4 2 (1.09%) SaaS
5 1 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.63%) Intranet
2 1 (0.54%) CTI
2 1 (0.54%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (49.46%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (6.52%) Oracle Database
4 9 (4.89%) NoSQL
5 8 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.63%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.63%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.09%) DB2
11 1 (0.54%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.54%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.54%) MySQL
11 1 (0.54%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 32 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.15%) Git (software)
3 12 (6.52%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (5.43%) Jenkins
5 9 (4.89%) JIRA
5 9 (4.89%) NUnit
6 6 (3.26%) NuGet
7 4 (2.17%) MSTest
8 3 (1.63%) Moq
8 3 (1.63%) Subversion
9 2 (1.09%) ReSharper
9 2 (1.09%) Selenium
9 2 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.09%) TortoiseSVN
9 2 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (1.09%) webpack
10 1 (0.54%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.54%) Grunt
10 1 (0.54%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.54%) SpecFlow
General
1 21 (11.41%) Finance
2 18 (9.78%) Manufacturing
3 13 (7.07%) Marketing
3 13 (7.07%) Telecoms
4 11 (5.98%) Electronics
5 2 (1.09%) Advertising
5 2 (1.09%) Banking
6 1 (0.54%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (100.00%) .NET
2 100 (54.35%) ASP.NET
3 81 (44.02%) HTML
4 74 (40.22%) CSS
5 62 (33.70%) jQuery
6 61 (33.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 60 (32.61%) AngularJS
8 57 (30.98%) ASP.NET Web API
9 40 (21.74%) .NET Framework
10 34 (18.48%) Entity Framework
11 28 (15.22%) REST
12 27 (14.67%) WCF
13 24 (13.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 23 (12.50%) SOAP
15 22 (11.96%) HTML5
16 21 (11.41%) JSON
17 17 (9.24%) Web Services
18 16 (8.70%) .NET Core
19 14 (7.61%) RESTful
20 13 (7.07%) React
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.98%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.89%) Virtual Team
3 4 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.63%) Data Structures
4 3 (1.63%) User Experience
5 2 (1.09%) Blog
5 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.09%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.54%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.89%) Windows
2 1 (0.54%) Windows 8
2 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (66.85%) MVC
2 100 (54.35%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (19.57%) Scrum
4 26 (14.13%) TDD
5 23 (12.50%) OO
6 22 (11.96%) Unit Testing
7 21 (11.41%) Web Development
8 20 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.70%) OOD
10 15 (8.15%) Front End Development
11 12 (6.52%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (6.52%) Microservices
12 11 (5.98%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (5.98%) Programme Management
12 11 (5.98%) Test Automation
13 9 (4.89%) MVVM
14 8 (4.35%) BDD
14 8 (4.35%) Kanban
14 8 (4.35%) SOLID
15 6 (3.26%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 156 (84.78%) C#
2 101 (54.89%) JavaScript
3 53 (28.80%) SQL
4 19 (10.33%) TypeScript
5 8 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 5 (2.72%) VB.NET
7 4 (2.17%) Java
7 4 (2.17%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.63%) C
8 3 (1.63%) C++
9 2 (1.09%) ES6
9 2 (1.09%) Python
10 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.54%) AWK
10 1 (0.54%) Perl
10 1 (0.54%) R
10 1 (0.54%) VB
10 1 (0.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (1.63%) SC Cleared
1 3 (1.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.54%) Degree
3 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.09%) QA
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.54%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.09%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 41 (22.28%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.78%) Oracle
3 11 (5.98%) SAP
4 4 (2.17%) Google
5 3 (1.63%) Telerik
6 2 (1.09%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.54%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.54%) Capita
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.54%) Xamarin