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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 86 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1405 1768 1908
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.62% 3.26% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 3.44% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 1087 1259 1276
Median daily rate £350 £338 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -1.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £475 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 21
Median hourly rate £44.00 £37.50 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.33% +17.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.20 £17.95 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +32.81%

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
50823 51340 50433
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.71% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 33235 31856 31169
Median daily rate £425 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.91%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1467 2031 2115
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.50 £39.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

.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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 -25 1347 £363 +7.40% 892
London -12 550 £425 +6.25% 233
South East -15 256 £350 +7.69% 178
South West -10 122 £338 +3.84% 58
West Midlands -7 111 £338 +3.84% 67
North West -30 88 £325 -1.51% 136
City of London -7 84 £400 - 52
East of England -5 76 £350 +12.90% 63
Yorkshire -43 71 £325 - 93
West Yorkshire -33 58 £325 - 51
Surrey -5 53 £400 +12.28% 22
Wiltshire +28 48 £358 +6.31% 4
East Midlands -11 48 £288 -0.86% 51
Leeds -32 47 £325 +1.56% 29
Manchester -31 42 £338 +2.27% 79
Birmingham +10 40 £350 +12.00% 16
East Sussex +6 39 £400 +42.22% 15
Berkshire -1 36 £400 +6.66% 25
Brighton +7 34 £423 +46.95% 9
Hampshire +4 34 £350 +6.87% 45
Buckinghamshire +2 33 £325 +8.33% 17
Coventry +6 31 £400 +22.13% 9
Bristol -8 31 £330 +10.00% 15
Kent -12 31 £338 +3.84% 24
Scotland -40 29 £313 -3.84% 24
Swindon +17 26 £325 -3.70%
Cambridgeshire -12 25 £350 +16.66% 20
Milton Keynes -10 24 £338 +12.50% 10
Cheshire +2 23 £336 -8.81% 35
Leicestershire -4 23 £273 -4.38% 12

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 2915 (100.00%) .NET
2 2497 (85.66%) C#
3 1683 (57.74%) MVC
4 1654 (56.74%) ASP.NET
5 1458 (50.02%) SQL Server
6 1281 (43.95%) JavaScript
7 1056 (36.23%) HTML
7 1056 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
8 1053 (36.12%) SQL
9 957 (32.83%) ASP.NET MVC
10 946 (32.45%) CSS
11 777 (26.66%) .NET Framework
12 713 (24.46%) Microsoft
13 710 (24.36%) jQuery
14 708 (24.29%) TDD
15 543 (18.63%) AngularJS
16 531 (18.22%) ASP.NET Web API
17 530 (18.18%) WCF
18 449 (15.40%) Web Services
19 436 (14.96%) Entity Framework
20 432 (14.82%) Visual Studio
21 431 (14.79%) HTML5
22 400 (13.72%) Web Development
23 388 (13.31%) Scrum
24 380 (13.04%) Finance
25 337 (11.56%) Windows
26 322 (11.05%) T-SQL
27 314 (10.77%) OO
28 307 (10.53%) VB.NET
29 305 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server

.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
1 177 (6.07%) CMS
2 155 (5.32%) IIS
3 99 (3.40%) SharePoint
4 95 (3.26%) Umbraco
5 74 (2.54%) Node.js
6 63 (2.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 44 (1.51%) BizTalk Server
7 44 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
9 18 (0.62%) NServiceBus
10 17 (0.58%) Apache Solr
11 16 (0.55%) Kentico
12 15 (0.51%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 13 (0.45%) Confluence
15 12 (0.41%) Sitefinity
16 8 (0.27%) DNN
16 8 (0.27%) MS Exchange
17 7 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
18 6 (0.21%) Liferay
Applications
1 221 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 47 (1.61%) MS Office
3 7 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.10%) Simulink
6 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.034%) GIMP
7 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 53 (1.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.55%) RMDS
3 12 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.31%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.069%) Infor CRM
8 1 (0.034%) Endur
8 1 (0.034%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 229 (7.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 69 (2.37%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (0.82%) GitHub
4 12 (0.41%) Office 365
5 11 (0.38%) SaaS
6 6 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
6 6 (0.21%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (0.21%) PaaS
7 5 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
8 4 (0.14%) IaaS
9 2 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.034%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.034%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.034%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.034%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.034%) Heroku
10 1 (0.034%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.034%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.72%) HTTP
2 36 (1.23%) Internet
3 29 (0.99%) Network Security
4 12 (0.41%) SSL
5 11 (0.38%) LDAP
6 10 (0.34%) TCP/IP
7 7 (0.24%) DNS
7 7 (0.24%) Intranet
7 7 (0.24%) SMTP
8 6 (0.21%) Modbus
8 6 (0.21%) SNMP
9 4 (0.14%) Extranet
9 4 (0.14%) Kerberos
10 3 (0.10%) CTI
10 3 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.069%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.069%) Firewall
11 2 (0.069%) Skype
11 2 (0.069%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.034%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1458 (50.02%) SQL Server
2 229 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 173 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 151 (5.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 151 (5.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 127 (4.36%) Relational Database
6 117 (4.01%) NoSQL
7 97 (3.33%) MongoDB
8 85 (2.92%) Oracle Database
9 56 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
10 45 (1.54%) MySQL
11 44 (1.51%) RDBMS
12 42 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 38 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
14 31 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
15 28 (0.96%) PostgreSQL
16 24 (0.82%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 19 (0.65%) RavenDB
19 18 (0.62%) Redis
Development Applications
1 432 (14.82%) Visual Studio
2 305 (10.46%) Team Foundation Server
3 148 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 138 (4.73%) NUnit
5 116 (3.98%) Subversion
6 75 (2.57%) TeamCity
7 74 (2.54%) SpecFlow
8 55 (1.89%) Selenium
9 48 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
10 47 (1.61%) Moq
11 34 (1.17%) JIRA
12 33 (1.13%) Jenkins
13 28 (0.96%) MSTest
14 25 (0.86%) ReSharper
15 24 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 19 (0.65%) TortoiseSVN
17 17 (0.58%) Jasmine
18 16 (0.55%) CruiseControl
19 15 (0.51%) Grunt
20 14 (0.48%) NuGet
General
1 380 (13.04%) Finance
2 172 (5.90%) Banking
3 70 (2.40%) Retail
4 47 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 45 (1.54%) Back Office
6 43 (1.48%) Front Office
7 42 (1.44%) Financial Institution
8 40 (1.37%) Marketing
9 25 (0.86%) Manufacturing
9 25 (0.86%) Telecoms
10 24 (0.82%) Advertising
11 18 (0.62%) Legal
12 16 (0.55%) Games
13 15 (0.51%) Electronics
14 14 (0.48%) Law
15 13 (0.45%) Publishing
16 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.27%) Retail Banking
18 6 (0.21%) Military
19 4 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2915 (100.00%) .NET
2 1654 (56.74%) ASP.NET
3 1056 (36.23%) HTML
4 957 (32.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 946 (32.45%) CSS
6 777 (26.66%) .NET Framework
7 710 (24.36%) jQuery
8 543 (18.63%) AngularJS
9 531 (18.22%) ASP.NET Web API
10 530 (18.18%) WCF
11 449 (15.40%) Web Services
12 436 (14.96%) Entity Framework
13 431 (14.79%) HTML5
14 302 (10.36%) XML
15 264 (9.06%) CSS3
16 216 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 204 (7.00%) WPF
18 166 (5.69%) KnockoutJS
19 159 (5.45%) WinForms
20 157 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 118 (4.05%) Analytical Skills
2 60 (2.06%) User Experience
3 56 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
4 55 (1.89%) Computer Science
5 54 (1.85%) Mobile App
6 50 (1.72%) Derivative
7 49 (1.68%) N-Tier
8 48 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
9 45 (1.54%) Digital Media
10 35 (1.20%) Mathematics
10 35 (1.20%) NHS
11 29 (0.99%) Client/Server
11 29 (0.99%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 28 (0.96%) Fintech
13 27 (0.93%) Visualisation
14 25 (0.86%) Fixed Income
15 24 (0.82%) Algorithms
16 23 (0.79%) iPad
17 15 (0.51%) Hedge funds
18 14 (0.48%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 337 (11.56%) Windows
2 76 (2.61%) Windows Server
3 39 (1.34%) Linux
4 34 (1.17%) Android
5 29 (0.99%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.86%) Unix
7 15 (0.51%) Mac OS X
7 15 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 15 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.38%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
11 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
12 3 (0.10%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.069%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.069%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.034%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1683 (57.74%) MVC
2 1056 (36.23%) Agile Software Development
3 708 (24.29%) TDD
4 400 (13.72%) Web Development
5 388 (13.31%) Scrum
6 314 (10.77%) OO
7 283 (9.71%) BDD
8 255 (8.75%) Unit Testing
9 221 (7.58%) E-Commerce
10 203 (6.96%) Software Engineering
11 177 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
12 160 (5.49%) SDLC
13 139 (4.77%) SOA
14 130 (4.46%) SOLID
15 129 (4.43%) CRM
16 108 (3.70%) Front End Development
17 97 (3.33%) Multithreading
18 94 (3.22%) MVVM
19 86 (2.95%) OOP
20 73 (2.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2497 (85.66%) C#
2 1281 (43.95%) JavaScript
3 1053 (36.12%) SQL
4 322 (11.05%) T-SQL
5 307 (10.53%) VB.NET
6 151 (5.18%) VB
7 103 (3.53%) Java
8 64 (2.20%) VB6
8 64 (2.20%) XAML
9 62 (2.13%) PL/SQL
9 62 (2.13%) PowerShell
10 61 (2.09%) VBA
11 59 (2.02%) Python
12 54 (1.85%) Ruby
13 52 (1.78%) C++
13 52 (1.78%) PHP
14 38 (1.30%) VBScript
15 31 (1.06%) C
16 27 (0.93%) TypeScript
17 20 (0.69%) Perl
Qualifications
1 129 (4.43%) Degree
2 123 (4.22%) Security Cleared
3 86 (2.95%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 17 (0.58%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.34%) BC Cleared
8 8 (0.27%) MCSD
9 7 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 6 (0.21%) MCP
11 5 (0.17%) MCPD
12 4 (0.14%) PhD
13 3 (0.10%) MCSE
14 2 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
14 2 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
14 2 (0.069%) MCAD
14 2 (0.069%) MCSA
15 1 (0.034%) Citrix Certification
15 1 (0.034%) DBS Check
15 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (1.48%) QA
2 10 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.31%) SLA
3 9 (0.31%) WCAG
4 8 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.069%) HL7
6 2 (0.069%) ISO 14001
6 2 (0.069%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.069%) MiFID
6 2 (0.069%) WAI
7 1 (0.034%) Basel III
7 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.034%) EMIR
7 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.034%) PMBOK
System Software
1 36 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.069%) Docker
3 2 (0.069%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.069%) vSphere
4 1 (0.034%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 22 (0.75%) Kibana
2 7 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.24%) SCCM
2 7 (0.24%) SCOM
3 5 (0.17%) logstash
4 4 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
4 4 (0.14%) Grafana
4 4 (0.14%) Puppet
4 4 (0.14%) StatsD
5 2 (0.069%) Ansible
5 2 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.069%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (0.069%) WMI
6 1 (0.034%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.034%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.034%) Pingdom
Vendors
1 713 (24.46%) Microsoft
2 201 (6.90%) Oracle
3 96 (3.29%) Sitecore
4 39 (1.34%) Telerik
5 36 (1.23%) EPiServer
6 22 (0.75%) Xamarin
7 18 (0.62%) ION Trading
7 18 (0.62%) Reuters
8 17 (0.58%) DevExpress
8 17 (0.58%) TIBCO
9 15 (0.51%) SAP
10 13 (0.45%) Google
10 13 (0.45%) RedGate
11 12 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
11 12 (0.41%) Tableau
11 12 (0.41%) Twitter
12 11 (0.38%) IBM
13 10 (0.34%) Apple
14 8 (0.27%) VMware
15 7 (0.24%) Siemens
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Coded People
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
VIQU
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £750 - £850 per day + 8 hour working day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Recommend Recruitment
Rate: From £325 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £200 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £385 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Enniskillen, County Fermanagh
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
NSK International Consultants Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
CPS Group UK
Rate: £425 - £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £295 per day
Posted: 6 days ago