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 5 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 81 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1430 1846 2017
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.57% 3.31% 3.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.71% 3.49% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 1294 1329
Median daily rate £363 £340 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.61% +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 25
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.35 £21.50 £28.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

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
52698 52839 51404
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.88% 94.71% 94.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 34350 32058 31435
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1506 2120 2116
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.46 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.22% -0.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.78% -1.76%

.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 5 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 5 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 5 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 -27 1367 £375 +10.29% 933
London -21 573 £425 +13.33% 254
South East -32 241 £350 +7.69% 198
West Midlands -3 115 £350 +7.69% 70
South West -17 109 £350 +6.06% 73
City of London -9 93 £400 - 66
East of England +9 86 £350 +12.00% 68
North West -31 86 £325 -0.76% 113
Yorkshire -33 70 £325 - 71
East Midlands -8 52 £288 -4.16% 61
East Sussex +5 49 £400 +45.45% 11
Surrey -5 45 £400 +6.66% 38
Kent -7 44 £338 +3.84% 23
West Yorkshire -39 43 £331 +1.92% 44
Manchester -34 42 £325 -1.14% 67
Coventry +18 39 £425 +21.42% 8
Birmingham +5 38 £328 +4.80% 16
Brighton +5 38 £425 +51.11% 6
Wiltshire +25 33 £350 -0.70% 10
Bristol 0 33 £338 +5.88% 23
Berkshire -13 31 £425 +30.76% 38
Leeds -35 31 £325 +1.56% 20
Scotland -39 29 £310 -6.41% 22
Cambridgeshire -6 26 £350 +16.66% 24
Hampshire -12 26 £350 +7.69% 44
Tyne and Wear -30 26 £298 +3.47% 18
North East -35 26 £298 +3.47% 19
Cheshire -8 25 £350 +7.69% 26
Wales -15 25 £313 -21.87% 13
Essex +8 21 £350 +6.06% 9

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 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 2967 (100.00%) .NET
2 2531 (85.31%) C#
3 1667 (56.18%) MVC
4 1652 (55.68%) ASP.NET
5 1502 (50.62%) SQL Server
6 1291 (43.51%) JavaScript
7 1114 (37.55%) SQL
8 1055 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
9 1050 (35.39%) HTML
10 968 (32.63%) ASP.NET MVC
11 946 (31.88%) CSS
12 813 (27.40%) .NET Framework
13 715 (24.10%) Microsoft
14 700 (23.59%) jQuery
15 693 (23.36%) TDD
16 555 (18.71%) AngularJS
17 528 (17.80%) WCF
18 509 (17.16%) ASP.NET Web API
19 451 (15.20%) Web Services
20 447 (15.07%) Entity Framework
21 436 (14.69%) HTML5
22 429 (14.46%) Finance
23 402 (13.55%) Visual Studio
23 402 (13.55%) Web Development
24 395 (13.31%) Scrum
25 359 (12.10%) Windows
26 335 (11.29%) T-SQL
27 331 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
28 328 (11.05%) VB.NET
29 322 (10.85%) 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
1 175 (5.90%) CMS
2 159 (5.36%) IIS
3 99 (3.34%) SharePoint
4 93 (3.13%) Umbraco
5 77 (2.60%) Node.js
6 59 (1.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 46 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
8 42 (1.42%) Elasticsearch
9 21 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
10 17 (0.57%) NServiceBus
10 17 (0.57%) Tomcat
11 16 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
12 15 (0.51%) Kentico
13 13 (0.44%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.40%) Confluence
15 11 (0.37%) Sitefinity
16 9 (0.30%) DNN
17 7 (0.24%) Apache
17 7 (0.24%) EPiServer CMS
17 7 (0.24%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 223 (7.52%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.45%) MS Office
3 7 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.20%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.13%) Photoshop
6 3 (0.10%) Simulink
7 2 (0.067%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.034%) GIMP
8 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.034%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 57 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.44%) RMDS
3 9 (0.30%) ION MarketView
3 9 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 6 (0.20%) Payment Gateway
5 4 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
6 2 (0.067%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.034%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.034%) Adaptiv
7 1 (0.034%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.034%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.034%) Endur
7 1 (0.034%) Exstream
7 1 (0.034%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 228 (7.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 68 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (1.01%) GitHub
4 12 (0.40%) Office 365
5 9 (0.30%) PaaS
5 9 (0.30%) SaaS
6 7 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.24%) IaaS
7 5 (0.17%) Amazon Kinesis
7 5 (0.17%) AWS Lambda
7 5 (0.17%) Google Cloud Platform
8 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
8 3 (0.10%) Google Tag Manager
9 2 (0.067%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.034%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.034%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.034%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.034%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.034%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 44 (1.48%) HTTP
2 33 (1.11%) Internet
3 23 (0.78%) Network Security
4 22 (0.74%) TCP/IP
5 15 (0.51%) Modbus
6 12 (0.40%) LDAP
7 8 (0.27%) DNS
7 8 (0.27%) SMTP
8 7 (0.24%) Intranet
8 7 (0.24%) SSL
9 5 (0.17%) SNMP
10 4 (0.13%) Extranet
11 3 (0.10%) CTI
11 3 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.067%) Bluetooth
12 2 (0.067%) Firewall
12 2 (0.067%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.067%) ZigBee
13 1 (0.034%) FTP
13 1 (0.034%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1502 (50.62%) SQL Server
2 244 (8.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 176 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 161 (5.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 154 (5.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 132 (4.45%) Relational Database
7 104 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 92 (3.10%) MongoDB
9 85 (2.86%) Oracle Database
10 57 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
11 48 (1.62%) MySQL
12 46 (1.55%) Oracle Database 11g
13 43 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 39 (1.31%) RDBMS
15 33 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
16 32 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (0.74%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 20 (0.67%) RavenDB
20 19 (0.64%) Redis
Development Applications
1 402 (13.55%) Visual Studio
2 331 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 139 (4.68%) Git (software)
4 136 (4.58%) NUnit
5 116 (3.91%) Subversion
6 70 (2.36%) TeamCity
7 65 (2.19%) SpecFlow
8 53 (1.79%) Selenium
9 51 (1.72%) Moq
10 42 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
11 34 (1.15%) MSTest
12 33 (1.11%) JIRA
13 27 (0.91%) Jenkins
14 20 (0.67%) CruiseControl
14 20 (0.67%) ReSharper
15 18 (0.61%) Jasmine
15 18 (0.61%) TortoiseSVN
16 16 (0.54%) NuGet
16 16 (0.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 15 (0.51%) Grunt
General
1 429 (14.46%) Finance
2 195 (6.57%) Banking
3 64 (2.16%) Retail
4 54 (1.82%) Investment Banking
5 50 (1.69%) Back Office
5 50 (1.69%) Marketing
6 49 (1.65%) Financial Institution
7 40 (1.35%) Front Office
8 27 (0.91%) Advertising
9 24 (0.81%) Manufacturing
10 20 (0.67%) Telecoms
11 19 (0.64%) Games
12 16 (0.54%) Legal
13 13 (0.44%) Electronics
14 11 (0.37%) Law
15 9 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
16 7 (0.24%) Retail Banking
17 6 (0.20%) Publishing
18 5 (0.17%) Automotive
19 4 (0.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2967 (100.00%) .NET
2 1652 (55.68%) ASP.NET
3 1050 (35.39%) HTML
4 968 (32.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 946 (31.88%) CSS
6 813 (27.40%) .NET Framework
7 700 (23.59%) jQuery
8 555 (18.71%) AngularJS
9 528 (17.80%) WCF
10 509 (17.16%) ASP.NET Web API
11 451 (15.20%) Web Services
12 447 (15.07%) Entity Framework
13 436 (14.69%) HTML5
14 299 (10.08%) XML
15 275 (9.27%) CSS3
16 210 (7.08%) WPF
17 206 (6.94%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 181 (6.10%) WinForms
19 160 (5.39%) KnockoutJS
20 147 (4.95%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 117 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (2.22%) User Experience
3 57 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 52 (1.75%) Computer Science
5 51 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
5 51 (1.72%) N-Tier
6 50 (1.69%) Derivative
7 47 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
8 38 (1.28%) Digital Media
9 36 (1.21%) Mathematics
10 34 (1.15%) Fintech
11 30 (1.01%) NHS
12 29 (0.98%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 29 (0.98%) Visualisation
13 27 (0.91%) Client/Server
14 24 (0.81%) Algorithms
15 23 (0.78%) Fixed Income
16 21 (0.71%) iPad
17 16 (0.54%) Hedge funds
18 14 (0.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 359 (12.10%) Windows
2 92 (3.10%) Windows Server
3 41 (1.38%) Android
4 39 (1.31%) Apple iOS
5 35 (1.18%) Linux
6 26 (0.88%) Unix
7 20 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
8 19 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
9 18 (0.61%) Windows Server 2008
10 16 (0.54%) Mac OS X
11 10 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
13 8 (0.27%) Windows 7
14 3 (0.10%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.10%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.067%) CentOS
15 2 (0.067%) SUSE
15 2 (0.067%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.067%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 1667 (56.18%) MVC
2 1055 (35.56%) Agile Software Development
3 693 (23.36%) TDD
4 402 (13.55%) Web Development
5 395 (13.31%) Scrum
6 322 (10.85%) OO
7 284 (9.57%) BDD
8 261 (8.80%) Unit Testing
9 220 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 203 (6.84%) Software Engineering
11 172 (5.80%) Continuous Integration
12 155 (5.22%) SDLC
13 140 (4.72%) SOA
14 127 (4.28%) SOLID
15 125 (4.21%) CRM
16 110 (3.71%) Front End Development
17 104 (3.51%) MVVM
18 101 (3.40%) Multithreading
19 81 (2.73%) OOP
20 70 (2.36%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 2531 (85.31%) C#
2 1291 (43.51%) JavaScript
3 1114 (37.55%) SQL
4 335 (11.29%) T-SQL
5 328 (11.05%) VB.NET
6 161 (5.43%) VB
7 99 (3.34%) Java
8 71 (2.39%) VB6
9 67 (2.26%) XAML
10 64 (2.16%) VBA
11 63 (2.12%) PowerShell
12 61 (2.06%) PL/SQL
13 59 (1.99%) C++
14 57 (1.92%) Python
15 53 (1.79%) Ruby
16 44 (1.48%) PHP
17 40 (1.35%) VBScript
18 30 (1.01%) C
19 27 (0.91%) TypeScript
20 20 (0.67%) XPath
Qualifications
1 121 (4.08%) Degree
2 119 (4.01%) Security Cleared
3 79 (2.66%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.51%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.24%) BC Cleared
7 7 (0.24%) MCSD
7 7 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
8 6 (0.20%) MCP
9 4 (0.13%) MCPD
9 4 (0.13%) PhD
10 3 (0.10%) MCSE
11 2 (0.067%) CTC Cleared
11 2 (0.067%) HND
11 2 (0.067%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (0.067%) MCSA
12 1 (0.034%) Citrix Certification
12 1 (0.034%) HNC
12 1 (0.034%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (1.65%) QA
2 14 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.34%) WCAG
4 8 (0.27%) HMG Security Policy Framework
4 8 (0.27%) SLA
5 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.20%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.10%) ISO 14001
7 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
7 3 (0.10%) WAI
8 2 (0.067%) HL7
8 2 (0.067%) MiFID
9 1 (0.034%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.034%) EMIR
9 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.034%) PMBOK
System Software
1 34 (1.15%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.067%) Docker
3 2 (0.067%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.067%) vSphere
4 1 (0.034%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 17 (0.57%) Kibana
2 7 (0.24%) SCCM
3 6 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.20%) SCOM
4 5 (0.17%) logstash
5 4 (0.13%) Grafana
5 4 (0.13%) Puppet
5 4 (0.13%) StatsD
6 3 (0.10%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (0.10%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.067%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.067%) Pingdom
7 2 (0.067%) WMI
8 1 (0.034%) Ansible
8 1 (0.034%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.034%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.034%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 715 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 215 (7.25%) Oracle
3 94 (3.17%) Sitecore
4 42 (1.42%) Telerik
5 36 (1.21%) EPiServer
6 22 (0.74%) Xamarin
7 21 (0.71%) DevExpress
8 16 (0.54%) Google
8 16 (0.54%) Siemens
9 15 (0.51%) ION Trading
9 15 (0.51%) TIBCO
10 13 (0.44%) Reuters
11 11 (0.37%) SAP
12 10 (0.34%) Apple
12 10 (0.34%) IBM
12 10 (0.34%) RedGate
12 10 (0.34%) Salesforce.com
12 10 (0.34%) Twitter
13 9 (0.30%) Tableau
14 8 (0.27%) VMware
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £175 - £225 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Search Consultancy
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Stott & May
Rate: £380 - £410 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Stott & May
Rate: £320 - £360 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £100 - £150 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £375 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: 300
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Hampshire
LA International
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £385 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £30000 - £37000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Pudsey, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £525 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 300-350 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Interact Consulting
Rate: 300 a day
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Andover, Hampshire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Shipley, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £30.00 - £40.00 per hour + negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Arrows Group
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £330.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago