Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 21 November 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
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 35 64
Rank change year-on-year +10 +29 -10
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 20 17 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 4.20% 3.37% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.48% 3.58% 1.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 14 5
Southampton median daily rate £325 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -1.52% -14.84%
10th Percentile £300 £226 £260
90th Percentile £395 £423 £406
Hampshire median daily rate £325 £365 £330
% change year-on-year -10.96% +10.61% -10.81%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southampton median hourly rate - - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +21.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 446 475 671
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.70% 94.25% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 331 456
Southampton median daily rate £375 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.96% +5.52% +3.57%
10th Percentile £166 £206 £228
90th Percentile £575 £550 £509
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 39 65
Southampton median hourly rate £25.50 £14.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +82.14% -12.50% -2.20%
10th Percentile £12.85 £10.90 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.84 £28.00 £46.50
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +14.29%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southampton.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Southampton

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Southampton.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Southampton

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Southampton over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Southampton

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Southampton

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 Southampton region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
5 7 (35.00%) TDD
5 7 (35.00%) Refactoring
6 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (30.00%) Web Services
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
7 5 (25.00%) WCF
7 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (20.00%) MVC
9 3 (15.00%) Migration
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) HTML
9 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
9 3 (15.00%) BDD
9 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
9 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
9 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
9 3 (15.00%) Serverless
9 3 (15.00%) REST
10 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
10 2 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
10 2 (10.00%) Moq
10 2 (10.00%) SOLID

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) Commerce Server
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (5.00%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) AWS Lambda
1 3 (15.00%) Serverless
2 2 (10.00%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) Network Security
1 2 (10.00%) SMS
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) JIRA
2 2 (10.00%) Moq
2 2 (10.00%) NuGet
2 2 (10.00%) NUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.00%) WiX
3 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (15.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (15.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (15.00%) HTML
4 3 (15.00%) REST
5 2 (10.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (10.00%) Node.js
5 2 (10.00%) RESTful
5 2 (10.00%) XML
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (5.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) Refactoring
1 7 (35.00%) TDD
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
5 2 (10.00%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
5 2 (10.00%) OWASP
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) SOLID
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Web Development
6 1 (5.00%) Business Development
6 1 (5.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 8 (40.00%) SQL
3 7 (35.00%) VB.NET
4 2 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft