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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
UK
Rank 71 67 56
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1388 1518 1657
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.06% 2.92% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.23% 3.07% 3.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 1056 1130 1152
Median daily rate £370 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.49% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 16 12
Median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.68 £20.25 £20.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £68.50 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £40.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-27.95% +23.84%

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
42966 49399 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.99% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28025 31812 30247
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1562 1656 1895
Median hourly rate £18.50 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £40.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

.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 22 February 2017.

.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 22 February 2017.

.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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -3 1315 £375 +5.63% 835
London +3 508 £450 +5.88% 242
South East +15 263 £350 - 167
South West +19 113 £338 -3.57% 50
North West +4 97 £325 - 103
City of London -2 83 £425 +6.25% 46
East Midlands +8 82 £338 +17.39% 58
West Midlands -17 80 £340 +4.61% 61
Yorkshire -19 75 £338 +3.84% 77
East of England -5 68 £338 -2.17% 59
West Yorkshire -8 53 £338 +3.84% 45
Berkshire +37 48 £398 -0.62% 17
Manchester -7 48 £338 +3.05% 47
Hampshire +35 44 £348 +8.59% 38
Kent +10 44 £338 - 19
Leeds -12 41 £325 - 28
North East -7 38 £355 +1.42% 18
Scotland +25 37 £350 +6.06% 24
Bristol +8 37 £355 -5.33% 17
Nottinghamshire +20 33 £363 +20.83% 20
Oxfordshire +12 32 £350 +7.69% 24
Birmingham -2 30 £340 +7.93% 19
Surrey -9 30 £375 -6.25% 22
Nottingham +28 29 £368 +13.07% 14
Leicestershire 0 27 £288 +4.54% 15
Tyne and Wear -13 25 £350 - 10
Reading +19 24 £415 -7.77% 7
Hertfordshire +10 24 £338 +3.05% 25
Newcastle upon Tyne -16 23 £475 +35.71% 9
Lancashire +23 22 £275 +10.00% 13

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 February 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 featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 2887 (100.00%) .NET
2 2480 (85.90%) C#
3 1553 (53.79%) MVC
4 1523 (52.75%) ASP.NET
5 1389 (48.11%) SQL Server
6 1217 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
6 1217 (42.15%) JavaScript
7 1006 (34.85%) SQL
8 951 (32.94%) HTML
9 831 (28.78%) CSS
10 797 (27.61%) ASP.NET MVC
11 761 (26.36%) .NET Framework
12 712 (24.66%) AngularJS
13 705 (24.42%) Microsoft
14 701 (24.28%) TDD
15 580 (20.09%) jQuery
16 570 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 514 (17.80%) Entity Framework
18 460 (15.93%) Scrum
19 455 (15.76%) Web Services
20 434 (15.03%) WCF
21 418 (14.48%) Finance
22 344 (11.92%) Team Foundation Server
23 334 (11.57%) HTML5
24 331 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
25 323 (11.19%) XML
26 320 (11.08%) Visual Studio
27 304 (10.53%) Web Development
28 289 (10.01%) VB.NET
29 273 (9.46%) OO

.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
1 167 (5.78%) CMS
2 125 (4.33%) SharePoint
3 106 (3.67%) IIS
4 95 (3.29%) Umbraco
5 74 (2.56%) Sitecore CMS
6 59 (2.04%) EPiServer
7 29 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (0.83%) NServiceBus
9 21 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
10 17 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.52%) Kentico
11 15 (0.52%) Sitefinity
12 10 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.31%) DNN
14 8 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.28%) SAS
14 8 (0.28%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.24%) Exchange Server 2013
15 7 (0.24%) Immediacy CMS
15 7 (0.24%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 191 (6.62%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.07%) MS Office
3 8 (0.28%) MS Project
4 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.069%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.069%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.035%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 62 (2.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 33 (1.14%) Dynamics AX
3 26 (0.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.28%) RMDS
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.10%) Shopify
6 2 (0.069%) ION MarketView
6 2 (0.069%) Sage 50
6 2 (0.069%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.069%) thinkFolio
6 2 (0.069%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.035%) BPCS
7 1 (0.035%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.035%) Endur
7 1 (0.035%) Magento
7 1 (0.035%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.035%) SimCorp Dimension
7 1 (0.035%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 331 (11.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 121 (4.19%) Amazon AWS
3 37 (1.28%) SaaS
4 36 (1.25%) PaaS
5 27 (0.94%) GitHub
6 26 (0.90%) IaaS
7 19 (0.66%) Office 365
8 17 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.28%) Boomi
12 6 (0.21%) Amazon SQS
12 6 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
13 3 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.10%) Data Lake Analytics
13 3 (0.10%) Google Cloud Platform
13 3 (0.10%) Route 53
14 2 (0.069%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 38 (1.32%) Internet
2 25 (0.87%) HTTP
3 17 (0.59%) Intranet
4 12 (0.42%) AMQP
5 7 (0.24%) Firewall
6 6 (0.21%) Extranet
6 6 (0.21%) FTP
6 6 (0.21%) TCP/IP
7 5 (0.17%) Skype
8 4 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.14%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.14%) Network Security
9 3 (0.10%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.10%) SMS
9 3 (0.10%) SMTP
9 3 (0.10%) snoop
9 3 (0.10%) SSL
9 3 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.069%) DMZ
10 2 (0.069%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1389 (48.11%) SQL Server
2 211 (7.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 168 (5.82%) NoSQL
4 158 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 128 (4.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 102 (3.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 80 (2.77%) Relational Database
8 64 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
9 62 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
10 60 (2.08%) MongoDB
11 53 (1.84%) Oracle Database
12 41 (1.42%) MySQL
13 30 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
14 27 (0.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 26 (0.90%) SQL Server 2016
16 24 (0.83%) RDBMS
17 22 (0.76%) Redis
18 21 (0.73%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 21 (0.73%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 344 (11.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 320 (11.08%) Visual Studio
3 202 (7.00%) Git (software)
4 137 (4.75%) NUnit
5 96 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 80 (2.77%) Subversion
7 73 (2.53%) Octopus Deploy
8 68 (2.36%) Moq
9 54 (1.87%) JIRA
10 44 (1.52%) MSTest
11 43 (1.49%) Selenium
12 42 (1.45%) SpecFlow
13 37 (1.28%) Grunt
14 36 (1.25%) Jenkins
15 31 (1.07%) MSBuild
15 31 (1.07%) Visual Studio Team System
16 28 (0.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 27 (0.94%) NuGet
17 27 (0.94%) ReSharper
18 22 (0.76%) gulp
General
1 418 (14.48%) Finance
2 185 (6.41%) Banking
3 111 (3.84%) Advertising
4 72 (2.49%) Front Office
5 64 (2.22%) Back Office
5 64 (2.22%) Marketing
6 63 (2.18%) Investment Banking
7 59 (2.04%) Retail
8 47 (1.63%) Manufacturing
9 38 (1.32%) Telecoms
10 37 (1.28%) Financial Institution
11 31 (1.07%) Electronics
12 17 (0.59%) Publishing
13 14 (0.48%) Games
14 13 (0.45%) Legal
15 10 (0.35%) Automotive
16 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.17%) German Language
18 4 (0.14%) Billing
19 3 (0.10%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2887 (100.00%) .NET
2 1523 (52.75%) ASP.NET
3 951 (32.94%) HTML
4 831 (28.78%) CSS
5 797 (27.61%) ASP.NET MVC
6 761 (26.36%) .NET Framework
7 712 (24.66%) AngularJS
8 580 (20.09%) jQuery
9 570 (19.74%) ASP.NET Web API
10 514 (17.80%) Entity Framework
11 455 (15.76%) Web Services
12 434 (15.03%) WCF
13 334 (11.57%) HTML5
14 323 (11.19%) XML
15 259 (8.97%) WPF
16 215 (7.45%) REST
17 186 (6.44%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 156 (5.40%) LINQ
19 154 (5.33%) RESTful
20 151 (5.23%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 89 (3.08%) Mobile App
3 76 (2.63%) User Experience
4 55 (1.91%) Computer Science
5 53 (1.84%) Algorithms
6 47 (1.63%) Fixed Income
7 41 (1.42%) Fintech
8 33 (1.14%) N-Tier
9 25 (0.87%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 23 (0.80%) Derivative
11 22 (0.76%) Client/Server
12 21 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
13 19 (0.66%) Hedge funds
14 14 (0.48%) Digital Media
14 14 (0.48%) Equities
14 14 (0.48%) iPad
15 12 (0.42%) NHS
16 11 (0.38%) Virtual Team
17 10 (0.35%) Management Information System
17 10 (0.35%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 229 (7.93%) Windows
2 33 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 30 (1.04%) Android
4 29 (1.00%) Windows Server
5 25 (0.87%) Linux
6 10 (0.35%) Unix
6 10 (0.35%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.24%) Windows Phone 8
8 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.069%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.069%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.035%) MVS
12 1 (0.035%) Solaris
12 1 (0.035%) VMS
12 1 (0.035%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.035%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 1553 (53.79%) MVC
2 1217 (42.15%) Agile Software Development
3 701 (24.28%) TDD
4 460 (15.93%) Scrum
5 304 (10.53%) Web Development
6 273 (9.46%) OO
7 256 (8.87%) BDD
8 250 (8.66%) Continuous Integration
9 205 (7.10%) Unit Testing
10 202 (7.00%) SOLID
11 196 (6.79%) E-Commerce
12 150 (5.20%) SDLC
13 139 (4.81%) Software Engineering
14 132 (4.57%) Front End Development
15 120 (4.16%) MVVM
16 105 (3.64%) SOA
17 104 (3.60%) OOD
18 102 (3.53%) OOP
19 100 (3.46%) Multithreading
20 90 (3.12%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2480 (85.90%) C#
2 1217 (42.15%) JavaScript
3 1006 (34.85%) SQL
4 289 (10.01%) VB.NET
5 253 (8.76%) T-SQL
6 109 (3.78%) VB
7 83 (2.87%) Java
8 61 (2.11%) TypeScript
9 56 (1.94%) PowerShell
10 53 (1.84%) VBA
11 49 (1.70%) VB6
12 35 (1.21%) C++
12 35 (1.21%) Python
13 33 (1.14%) XAML
14 19 (0.66%) Apex Code
14 19 (0.66%) PL/SQL
15 18 (0.62%) PHP
15 18 (0.62%) Ruby
16 12 (0.42%) Perl
17 11 (0.38%) ES6
Qualifications
1 98 (3.39%) Degree
2 76 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 47 (1.63%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.28%) MCAD
6 8 (0.28%) MCSD
7 6 (0.21%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.21%) HND
7 6 (0.21%) MCTS
8 5 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 5 (0.17%) HNC
9 3 (0.10%) MCP
9 3 (0.10%) MCPD
9 3 (0.10%) PhD
10 2 (0.069%) ISTQB
11 1 (0.035%) CISSP
11 1 (0.035%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (0.035%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (2.01%) QA
2 15 (0.52%) Disclosure Scotland
3 5 (0.17%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.10%) SLA
6 2 (0.069%) SDET
6 2 (0.069%) WCAG
7 1 (0.035%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.035%) ISO13485
System Software
1 30 (1.04%) Docker
2 19 (0.66%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.035%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 19 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (0.55%) Puppet
3 15 (0.52%) Ansible
4 8 (0.28%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 7 (0.24%) Kibana
6 5 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.17%) HP Fortify
6 5 (0.17%) WMI
7 3 (0.10%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.069%) Control-M
8 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.069%) Rundeck
8 2 (0.069%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.035%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.035%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.035%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.035%) Kubernetes
9 1 (0.035%) SCOM
9 1 (0.035%) Terraform
Vendors
1 705 (24.42%) Microsoft
2 178 (6.17%) Oracle
3 113 (3.91%) Sitecore
4 83 (2.87%) Xamarin
5 35 (1.21%) SAP
5 35 (1.21%) Telerik
6 26 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
7 21 (0.73%) Google
8 16 (0.55%) Twitter
9 15 (0.52%) DevExpress
10 12 (0.42%) TIBCO
11 11 (0.38%) Adobe
12 10 (0.35%) Sybase
13 9 (0.31%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.31%) Bloomberg
13 9 (0.31%) Reuters
14 8 (0.28%) Dell
14 8 (0.28%) IBM
14 8 (0.28%) ION Trading
15 7 (0.24%) Alterian
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Hainton
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Hampshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Hampshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + dependant on experience
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £450.00 - £520.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 10 hours ago
North East
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Robert Walters
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
County Durham
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Doncaster, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Hurren and Hope
Rate: £350 - 375 per day + Immediate start available
Posted: 7 hours ago
North London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + DOE
Posted: 9 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Contingency Team
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
First Point
Rate: £200 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Net Talent
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
South Wales
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 2 days ago