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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 78 64 60
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1415 1688 1745
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.85% 3.06% 3.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.02% 3.23% 3.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1028 1233 1167
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £276 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £495 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 13 21
Median hourly rate £41.50 £38.50 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.79% +4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.77 £20.06 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £43.75 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £38.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+5.84% +11.59%

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
46860 52217 52769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.53% 94.73% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 30653 33283 33387
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2021 2181
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

.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 9 December 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 9 December 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 9 December 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 1315 £375 +7.14% 833
London -29 447 £425 +6.25% 220
South East -1 221 £375 +8.69% 172
North West +19 145 £350 +12.90% 100
South West -1 131 £350 - 58
City of London +8 100 £450 +12.50% 43
West Midlands -15 94 £350 +3.70% 61
East Midlands +2 93 £350 +16.66% 64
East of England +6 83 £288 -17.85% 75
Yorkshire -16 77 £325 - 73
Manchester +11 72 £350 +7.69% 49
Scotland +4 61 £325 -3.70% 18
West Yorkshire -12 50 £325 - 43
Leicestershire +4 46 £350 +20.68% 14
Hampshire +33 45 £370 +5.71% 39
Surrey +15 41 £380 -10.58% 29
Cambridgeshire +25 40 £288 -16.66% 17
Bristol +7 37 £350 -6.66% 19
North East -24 37 £400 +23.07% 7
Tyne and Wear -22 36 £400 +14.28% 6
Newcastle upon Tyne -25 35 £400 +14.28% 4
Kent -1 34 £338 - 25
Birmingham +14 33 £340 +5.83% 15
Oxfordshire +14 30 £550 +83.33% 18
Lancashire +3 29 £278 +35.36% 16
Berkshire -14 29 £400 +3.22% 23
Leeds -14 27 £330 +1.53% 23
Edinburgh +21 25 £400 +6.66% 9
East Sussex +1 25 £325 -5.79% 9
Nottinghamshire +7 23 £368 +33.63% 23

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 2976 (100.00%) .NET
2 2576 (86.56%) C#
3 1700 (57.12%) ASP.NET
4 1659 (55.75%) MVC
5 1552 (52.15%) SQL Server
6 1330 (44.69%) JavaScript
7 1242 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
8 1094 (36.76%) SQL
9 1036 (34.81%) HTML
10 894 (30.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 893 (30.01%) CSS
12 816 (27.42%) .NET Framework
13 713 (23.96%) Microsoft
14 708 (23.79%) TDD
15 698 (23.45%) jQuery
16 692 (23.25%) AngularJS
17 552 (18.55%) ASP.NET Web API
18 532 (17.88%) WCF
19 531 (17.84%) Entity Framework
20 480 (16.13%) Web Services
21 445 (14.95%) Scrum
22 429 (14.42%) Finance
23 368 (12.37%) XML
24 360 (12.10%) HTML5
25 356 (11.96%) Visual Studio
26 345 (11.59%) Web Development
27 344 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
28 341 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
29 320 (10.75%) VB.NET
30 315 (10.58%) T-SQL

.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
1 173 (5.81%) CMS
2 136 (4.57%) IIS
2 136 (4.57%) SharePoint
3 111 (3.73%) Umbraco
4 66 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
5 48 (1.61%) BizTalk Server
6 43 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
7 34 (1.14%) NServiceBus
8 27 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 23 (0.77%) Kentico
10 19 (0.64%) Sitefinity
11 15 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
12 12 (0.40%) Apache Solr
12 12 (0.40%) Confluence
13 10 (0.34%) EPiServer CMS
14 9 (0.30%) DNN
15 8 (0.27%) Immediacy CMS
15 8 (0.27%) SAS
16 7 (0.24%) K2 blackpearl
16 7 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 198 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.91%) MS Office
3 8 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 4 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 3 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.034%) MS Project
6 1 (0.034%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 54 (1.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 32 (1.08%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.13%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.10%) Shopify
7 2 (0.067%) Endur
7 2 (0.067%) SDL Web 8
8 1 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 1 (0.034%) Infor M3
8 1 (0.034%) Magento
8 1 (0.034%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.034%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.034%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 341 (11.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 138 (4.64%) Amazon AWS
3 39 (1.31%) SaaS
4 28 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
5 23 (0.77%) Office 365
5 23 (0.77%) PaaS
6 22 (0.74%) GitHub
7 20 (0.67%) IaaS
8 10 (0.34%) Amazon S3
9 7 (0.24%) AWS CloudFormation
9 7 (0.24%) Boomi
10 6 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.10%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 3 (0.10%) Data Lake Analytics
14 1 (0.034%) AWS Lambda
14 1 (0.034%) Google Play
14 1 (0.034%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 50 (1.68%) Internet
2 35 (1.18%) HTTP
3 17 (0.57%) Intranet
4 16 (0.54%) Network Security
5 10 (0.34%) Kerberos
6 9 (0.30%) DNS
7 7 (0.24%) Firewall
7 7 (0.24%) FTP
7 7 (0.24%) SMS
7 7 (0.24%) SNMP
7 7 (0.24%) TCP/IP
8 4 (0.13%) AMQP
8 4 (0.13%) Skype
9 3 (0.10%) SMTP
9 3 (0.10%) snoop
9 3 (0.10%) SSL
10 2 (0.067%) DMZ
10 2 (0.067%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.067%) VPN
10 2 (0.067%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1552 (52.15%) SQL Server
2 234 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 172 (5.78%) NoSQL
4 166 (5.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 160 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 133 (4.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 92 (3.09%) Relational Database
8 87 (2.92%) MongoDB
9 70 (2.35%) Oracle Database
10 65 (2.18%) SQL Server 2014
11 53 (1.78%) SQL Server 2005
12 50 (1.68%) MySQL
13 45 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 40 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 30 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
16 28 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 26 (0.87%) Hadoop
18 25 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
19 22 (0.74%) PostgreSQL
19 22 (0.74%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 356 (11.96%) Visual Studio
2 344 (11.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 202 (6.79%) Git (software)
4 123 (4.13%) NUnit
5 99 (3.33%) TeamCity
6 85 (2.86%) Subversion
7 63 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
8 57 (1.92%) Moq
9 52 (1.75%) Selenium
10 48 (1.61%) JIRA
11 40 (1.34%) SpecFlow
12 36 (1.21%) Grunt
12 36 (1.21%) Jenkins
13 35 (1.18%) MSTest
14 27 (0.91%) NuGet
15 24 (0.81%) Cucumber
16 21 (0.71%) Bower
17 20 (0.67%) Visual Studio Team System
18 19 (0.64%) gulp
18 19 (0.64%) Jasmine
General
1 429 (14.42%) Finance
2 168 (5.65%) Banking
3 106 (3.56%) Advertising
4 87 (2.92%) Retail
5 74 (2.49%) Back Office
6 67 (2.25%) Manufacturing
7 62 (2.08%) Front Office
8 61 (2.05%) Marketing
9 60 (2.02%) Investment Banking
10 44 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 30 (1.01%) Electronics
12 18 (0.60%) Publishing
13 17 (0.57%) Games
14 16 (0.54%) Legal
15 10 (0.34%) Financial Institution
15 10 (0.34%) Law
16 8 (0.27%) Dutch Language
16 8 (0.27%) French Language
17 7 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.20%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2976 (100.00%) .NET
2 1700 (57.12%) ASP.NET
3 1036 (34.81%) HTML
4 894 (30.04%) ASP.NET MVC
5 893 (30.01%) CSS
6 816 (27.42%) .NET Framework
7 698 (23.45%) jQuery
8 692 (23.25%) AngularJS
9 552 (18.55%) ASP.NET Web API
10 532 (17.88%) WCF
11 531 (17.84%) Entity Framework
12 480 (16.13%) Web Services
13 368 (12.37%) XML
14 360 (12.10%) HTML5
15 245 (8.23%) WPF
16 219 (7.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 185 (6.22%) LINQ
17 185 (6.22%) REST
18 171 (5.75%) RESTful
19 161 (5.41%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 127 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 66 (2.22%) User Experience
4 61 (2.05%) Computer Science
5 48 (1.61%) Inversion of Control
6 47 (1.58%) N-Tier
7 40 (1.34%) Mathematics
8 38 (1.28%) Algorithms
9 37 (1.24%) Enterprise Software
10 34 (1.14%) Derivative
11 32 (1.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 31 (1.04%) Digital Media
13 23 (0.77%) Fintech
14 22 (0.74%) Fixed Income
15 21 (0.71%) Public Cloud
16 19 (0.64%) Visualisation
17 18 (0.60%) Hedge funds
17 18 (0.60%) Management Information System
18 16 (0.54%) Data Integration
19 15 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 275 (9.24%) Windows
2 38 (1.28%) Android
3 37 (1.24%) Windows Server
4 34 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 27 (0.91%) Linux
6 12 (0.40%) Unix
6 12 (0.40%) Windows Phone
7 11 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
8 8 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 7 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.13%) Windows 10
10 4 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.067%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.067%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.034%) MVS
13 1 (0.034%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.034%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1659 (55.75%) MVC
2 1242 (41.73%) Agile Software Development
3 708 (23.79%) TDD
4 445 (14.95%) Scrum
5 345 (11.59%) Web Development
6 287 (9.64%) BDD
7 265 (8.90%) OO
8 243 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
9 240 (8.06%) Unit Testing
10 218 (7.33%) E-Commerce
11 165 (5.54%) SOLID
12 151 (5.07%) SDLC
13 138 (4.64%) Software Engineering
14 133 (4.47%) Front End Development
15 114 (3.83%) OOD
16 102 (3.43%) MVVM
16 102 (3.43%) SOA
17 98 (3.29%) OOP
18 95 (3.19%) CRM
19 94 (3.16%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2576 (86.56%) C#
2 1330 (44.69%) JavaScript
3 1094 (36.76%) SQL
4 320 (10.75%) VB.NET
5 315 (10.58%) T-SQL
6 111 (3.73%) VB
7 94 (3.16%) Java
8 54 (1.81%) VBA
9 51 (1.71%) TypeScript
10 49 (1.65%) PowerShell
11 42 (1.41%) VB6
12 39 (1.31%) PHP
13 38 (1.28%) Python
14 33 (1.11%) C++
15 32 (1.08%) Ruby
16 30 (1.01%) XAML
17 28 (0.94%) PL/SQL
18 20 (0.67%) Perl
19 16 (0.54%) VBScript
20 14 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 115 (3.86%) Degree
2 81 (2.72%) Security Cleared
3 48 (1.61%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.44%) BPSS Clearance
6 11 (0.37%) MCAD
6 11 (0.37%) MCSD
7 7 (0.24%) MCP
8 6 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.20%) MCTS
9 5 (0.17%) MCPD
10 4 (0.13%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.13%) HND
11 3 (0.10%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.067%) HNC
12 2 (0.067%) ISEB
12 2 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.067%) PhD
13 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.034%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (2.22%) QA
2 20 (0.67%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.40%) SLA
4 7 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.17%) SDET
6 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.10%) WCAG
7 2 (0.067%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.067%) ISO13485
8 1 (0.034%) GMP
System Software
1 24 (0.81%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.44%) Docker
3 4 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 32 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (0.44%) Ansible
3 8 (0.27%) Puppet
4 7 (0.24%) SCOM
4 7 (0.24%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 6 (0.20%) Kibana
6 5 (0.17%) CA Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.17%) HP Fortify
6 5 (0.17%) WMI
7 3 (0.10%) Control-M
7 3 (0.10%) Perfmon
8 2 (0.067%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.067%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.067%) MOM
9 1 (0.034%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.034%) Grafana
9 1 (0.034%) logstash
9 1 (0.034%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.034%) StatsD
9 1 (0.034%) Terraform
Vendors
1 713 (23.96%) Microsoft
2 184 (6.18%) Oracle
3 99 (3.33%) Sitecore
4 81 (2.72%) Xamarin
5 40 (1.34%) EPiServer
6 31 (1.04%) Telerik
7 30 (1.01%) SAP
8 23 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
9 20 (0.67%) DevExpress
10 18 (0.60%) Google
11 16 (0.54%) Atlassian
11 16 (0.54%) Twitter
12 14 (0.47%) Ektron
13 13 (0.44%) Adobe
14 10 (0.34%) Sybase
15 9 (0.30%) Infragistics
15 9 (0.30%) Remedy
16 8 (0.27%) Alterian
16 8 (0.27%) BMC
17 7 (0.24%) HP
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: 4 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Net Talent
Posted: 3 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £competitive
Posted: 4 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per month
Posted: Yesterday
Beckenham, Kent
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
LA International
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £390 per day 15 week initial
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ISL
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 300-350/day (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Within IR35
Posted: 2 days ago