The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 1 October 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 79 66 58
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1531 1747 1820
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.91% 3.03% 3.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.07% 3.19% 3.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1145 1276 1207
Median daily rate £363 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.11% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £285 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 19 14
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £29.50 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.35 £56.53 £86.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49823 54841 54102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.61% 94.99% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 32593 35082 33109
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1682 2085 2162
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.40 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.17% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 1 October 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -15 1434 £363 +0.69% 931
London -32 505 £425 +6.25% 250
South East -16 234 £361 +3.21% 178
North West +59 164 £325 +4.83% 131
South West +16 154 £338 - 74
West Midlands +3 130 £325 - 65
Yorkshire -11 92 £325 -2.98% 69
Manchester +30 85 £350 +13.82% 75
City of London -12 77 £438 +2.94% 58
East Midlands -11 66 £313 - 65
Scotland -4 57 £325 +3.17% 30
West Yorkshire -19 57 £327 -1.80% 47
Bristol +29 56 £356 +9.61% 27
East of England -14 53 £338 - 86
Leeds -10 45 £343 +3.78% 30
Hampshire +27 43 £358 +5.14% 46
Surrey +12 41 £375 - 31
Coventry +6 38 £363 +7.40% 8
Cheshire +27 36 £316 -1.17% 28
Birmingham +8 33 £305 -6.87% 19
Buckinghamshire +8 32 £364 -9.06% 12
Berkshire -14 32 £350 -15.15% 21
Devon +23 30 £300 +6.66% 4
North East -21 30 £350 +7.69% 12
Newcastle upon Tyne -6 28 £350 +3.70% 5
Tyne and Wear -6 28 £350 +5.66% 12
Nottinghamshire -13 26 £350 +5.26% 14
Oxfordshire -14 26 £550 +37.50% 29
South Yorkshire +14 25 £320 -1.53% 5
Leicestershire +2 24 £278 -9.01% 19

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, .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 featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 2956 (100.00%) .NET
2 2566 (86.81%) C#
3 1712 (57.92%) ASP.NET
4 1654 (55.95%) MVC
5 1511 (51.12%) SQL Server
6 1336 (45.20%) JavaScript
7 1166 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
8 1096 (37.08%) SQL
9 1087 (36.77%) HTML
10 931 (31.50%) CSS
11 906 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
12 770 (26.05%) .NET Framework
13 739 (25.00%) jQuery
14 706 (23.88%) TDD
15 699 (23.65%) Microsoft
16 596 (20.16%) AngularJS
17 561 (18.98%) WCF
18 555 (18.78%) ASP.NET Web API
19 498 (16.85%) Web Services
20 466 (15.76%) Entity Framework
21 434 (14.68%) Scrum
22 405 (13.70%) HTML5
23 404 (13.67%) Visual Studio
24 377 (12.75%) Web Development
25 372 (12.58%) Finance
26 354 (11.98%) XML
27 326 (11.03%) T-SQL
28 317 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
29 314 (10.62%) VB.NET
29 314 (10.62%) Windows

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 183 (6.19%) CMS
2 149 (5.04%) IIS
3 148 (5.01%) SharePoint
4 101 (3.42%) Umbraco
5 58 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 53 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
7 52 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
8 46 (1.56%) SharePoint 2013
9 36 (1.22%) NServiceBus
10 21 (0.71%) Kentico
11 19 (0.64%) SharePoint 2010
12 17 (0.58%) Sitefinity
13 12 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
14 11 (0.37%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.37%) Confluence
15 8 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
15 8 (0.27%) MS Exchange
16 6 (0.20%) Liferay
16 6 (0.20%) OpenROAD
16 6 (0.20%) Tomcat
Applications
1 234 (7.92%) MS Excel
2 37 (1.25%) MS Office
3 8 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.034%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.034%) GIMP
6 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.034%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 57 (1.93%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 16 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.20%) RMDS
6 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 1 (0.034%) Endur
7 1 (0.034%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.034%) Magento
7 1 (0.034%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.034%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 317 (10.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (3.96%) Amazon AWS
3 38 (1.29%) SaaS
4 21 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 21 (0.71%) Office 365
5 19 (0.64%) GitHub
6 15 (0.51%) PaaS
7 14 (0.47%) IaaS
8 7 (0.24%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
9 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.17%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.10%) AWS CloudFormation
11 3 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.034%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 1 (0.034%) Google Play
12 1 (0.034%) OneDrive
12 1 (0.034%) Route 53
12 1 (0.034%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 49 (1.66%) Internet
2 39 (1.32%) HTTP
3 32 (1.08%) Network Security
4 15 (0.51%) Intranet
5 13 (0.44%) Kerberos
6 12 (0.41%) DNS
7 9 (0.30%) SSL
8 7 (0.24%) FTP
9 6 (0.20%) Skype
9 6 (0.20%) SNMP
10 5 (0.17%) SMS
10 5 (0.17%) TCP/IP
11 3 (0.10%) Firewall
12 2 (0.068%) DMZ
12 2 (0.068%) SMTP
12 2 (0.068%) VPN
13 1 (0.034%) Bluetooth
13 1 (0.034%) CTI
13 1 (0.034%) Wi-Fi
13 1 (0.034%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1511 (51.12%) SQL Server
2 227 (7.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (5.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 167 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 143 (4.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 134 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 117 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 107 (3.62%) MongoDB
9 88 (2.98%) Oracle Database
10 59 (2.00%) MySQL
11 51 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
12 46 (1.56%) RDBMS
13 45 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
14 44 (1.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 40 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 36 (1.22%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (0.95%) Data Warehouse
18 27 (0.91%) Crystal Reports
19 23 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
20 22 (0.74%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 404 (13.67%) Visual Studio
2 312 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 188 (6.36%) Git (software)
4 120 (4.06%) NUnit
5 102 (3.45%) TeamCity
6 71 (2.40%) Subversion
7 70 (2.37%) SpecFlow
8 57 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
9 47 (1.59%) Selenium
10 42 (1.42%) JIRA
11 41 (1.39%) Moq
12 39 (1.32%) Jenkins
13 32 (1.08%) MSTest
14 27 (0.91%) NuGet
15 22 (0.74%) Cucumber
15 22 (0.74%) Grunt
16 19 (0.64%) Jasmine
17 17 (0.58%) Bower
17 17 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 16 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 372 (12.58%) Finance
2 148 (5.01%) Banking
3 88 (2.98%) Retail
4 71 (2.40%) Advertising
5 61 (2.06%) Back Office
5 61 (2.06%) Front Office
6 57 (1.93%) Manufacturing
7 56 (1.89%) Investment Banking
8 54 (1.83%) Marketing
9 45 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 26 (0.88%) Electronics
11 21 (0.71%) Publishing
12 19 (0.64%) Legal
13 14 (0.47%) Financial Institution
13 14 (0.47%) Games
13 14 (0.47%) Law
14 10 (0.34%) Military
15 9 (0.30%) Dutch Language
15 9 (0.30%) French Language
16 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2956 (100.00%) .NET
2 1712 (57.92%) ASP.NET
3 1087 (36.77%) HTML
4 931 (31.50%) CSS
5 906 (30.65%) ASP.NET MVC
6 770 (26.05%) .NET Framework
7 739 (25.00%) jQuery
8 596 (20.16%) AngularJS
9 561 (18.98%) WCF
10 555 (18.78%) ASP.NET Web API
11 498 (16.85%) Web Services
12 466 (15.76%) Entity Framework
13 405 (13.70%) HTML5
14 354 (11.98%) XML
15 240 (8.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 205 (6.94%) WPF
17 197 (6.66%) CSS3
18 183 (6.19%) Ajax
19 177 (5.99%) KnockoutJS
20 169 (5.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 124 (4.19%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (2.47%) Mobile App
3 66 (2.23%) Computer Science
4 58 (1.96%) User Experience
5 55 (1.86%) N-Tier
6 51 (1.73%) Inversion of Control
7 50 (1.69%) Digital Media
8 49 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
9 39 (1.32%) Algorithms
10 38 (1.29%) Derivative
11 33 (1.12%) Mathematics
12 27 (0.91%) NHS
13 24 (0.81%) Management Information System
14 23 (0.78%) Fixed Income
15 21 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 20 (0.68%) Public Cloud
17 18 (0.61%) Hedge funds
17 18 (0.61%) iPad
18 17 (0.58%) Client/Server
18 17 (0.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 314 (10.62%) Windows
2 57 (1.93%) Windows Server
3 36 (1.22%) Android
4 30 (1.01%) Linux
5 29 (0.98%) Apple iOS
6 17 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (0.44%) Windows Phone
8 12 (0.41%) Unix
8 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
11 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
13 2 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.068%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.068%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.034%) Solaris
14 1 (0.034%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.034%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1654 (55.95%) MVC
2 1166 (39.45%) Agile Software Development
3 706 (23.88%) TDD
4 434 (14.68%) Scrum
5 377 (12.75%) Web Development
6 299 (10.12%) BDD
7 282 (9.54%) OO
8 237 (8.02%) Continuous Integration
9 234 (7.92%) Unit Testing
10 211 (7.14%) E-Commerce
11 166 (5.62%) Software Engineering
12 157 (5.31%) SOLID
13 154 (5.21%) SDLC
14 130 (4.40%) CRM
15 117 (3.96%) SOA
16 115 (3.89%) Front End Development
17 104 (3.52%) Business Intelligence
18 103 (3.48%) OOP
19 99 (3.35%) OOD
20 86 (2.91%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2566 (86.81%) C#
2 1336 (45.20%) JavaScript
3 1096 (37.08%) SQL
4 326 (11.03%) T-SQL
5 314 (10.62%) VB.NET
6 137 (4.63%) VB
7 112 (3.79%) Java
8 59 (2.00%) PHP
9 51 (1.73%) VBA
10 48 (1.62%) C++
10 48 (1.62%) PowerShell
10 48 (1.62%) TypeScript
10 48 (1.62%) VB6
11 47 (1.59%) Python
12 45 (1.52%) PL/SQL
13 42 (1.42%) Ruby
14 32 (1.08%) XAML
15 30 (1.01%) Perl
16 23 (0.78%) C
17 16 (0.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 133 (4.50%) Degree
2 124 (4.19%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.61%) BPSS Clearance
4 18 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.41%) MCP
6 11 (0.37%) DV Cleared
7 8 (0.27%) MCAD
7 8 (0.27%) MCSD
8 6 (0.20%) BC Cleared
8 6 (0.20%) MCPD
9 5 (0.17%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.10%) ISEB
11 2 (0.068%) CISSP
11 2 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.068%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 1 (0.034%) CTC Cleared
12 1 (0.034%) MCITP
12 1 (0.034%) MCTS
12 1 (0.034%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (1.73%) QA
2 18 (0.61%) SLA
3 15 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 13 (0.44%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.14%) SDET
6 3 (0.10%) WCAG
7 2 (0.068%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.068%) ISO13485
7 2 (0.068%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.034%) Basel III
8 1 (0.034%) GMP
8 1 (0.034%) HL7
8 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 30 (1.01%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.20%) Docker
3 2 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.034%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 29 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (0.58%) Kibana
3 7 (0.24%) SCOM
3 7 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
4 6 (0.20%) Ansible
5 4 (0.14%) CA Single Sign-On
5 4 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (0.14%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.10%) Perfmon
7 2 (0.068%) Grafana
7 2 (0.068%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.068%) logstash
7 2 (0.068%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (0.068%) MOM
7 2 (0.068%) StatsD
8 1 (0.034%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.034%) Control-M
8 1 (0.034%) Puppet
8 1 (0.034%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 699 (23.65%) Microsoft
2 218 (7.37%) Oracle
3 79 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 51 (1.73%) Xamarin
5 43 (1.45%) EPiServer
6 25 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
6 25 (0.85%) Telerik
7 24 (0.81%) SAP
8 23 (0.78%) DevExpress
9 18 (0.61%) Twitter
10 15 (0.51%) Google
11 13 (0.44%) Atlassian
12 11 (0.37%) RedGate
13 9 (0.30%) Adobe
13 9 (0.30%) Infragistics
13 9 (0.30%) Remedy
14 8 (0.27%) BMC
14 8 (0.27%) Nintex
14 8 (0.27%) Reuters
14 8 (0.27%) Sybase
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: £350 - 450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: ££competitive
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £150 - £155 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £335 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Ayr, Ayrshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £1 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
First Point
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £330 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
East Riding
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £351 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Spring Technology
Rate: £360.00 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £370 per day + £370 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago