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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 81 64 59
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1513 1756 1804
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.79% 3.00% 3.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.94% 3.17% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1176 1262 1217
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 20 18
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £29.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £56.53 £150.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +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
51405 55416 53365
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.83% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 33502 35230 32266
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1639 2066 2092
Median hourly rate £16.58 £17.25 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.89% +1.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

.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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 £353 +0.71% 940
London -29 548 £425 +6.25% 247
South East -13 242 £350 - 155
North West +43 135 £325 -4.05% 142
South West +6 128 £350 +7.69% 79
Yorkshire -6 121 £336 +1.89% 83
West Midlands -9 117 £338 +3.84% 72
City of London -8 89 £433 +1.76% 59
West Yorkshire -8 85 £325 -1.51% 47
Manchester +28 69 £335 +7.20% 85
Leeds -5 69 £339 +2.65% 26
East of England -20 58 £350 - 79
Hampshire +20 55 £350 +9.37% 36
Bristol +13 51 £350 +7.69% 27
East Midlands -22 50 £300 - 60
Scotland +9 45 £320 - 24
Surrey -4 42 £353 -4.72% 25
Cheshire +16 37 £300 -11.76% 29
Coventry -5 35 £351 +8.07% 14
Berkshire -8 35 £350 -4.10% 23
West Sussex -10 29 £335 -4.28% 4
Buckinghamshire -6 27 £325 -16.66% 19
Birmingham -12 27 £350 +7.69% 19
South Yorkshire +7 26 £340 +4.61% 18
North East -31 23 £348 +10.31% 21
Brighton +17 22 £320 -3.03% 12
East Sussex +8 22 £320 -6.90% 16
Edinburgh +8 21 £325 - 10
Cambridgeshire -10 21 £350 +3.70% 27
Tyne and Wear -18 21 £350 +27.27% 18

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 2920 (100.00%) .NET
2 2515 (86.13%) C#
3 1699 (58.18%) ASP.NET
4 1687 (57.77%) MVC
5 1503 (51.47%) SQL Server
6 1348 (46.16%) JavaScript
7 1131 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
8 1092 (37.40%) HTML
9 1089 (37.29%) SQL
10 943 (32.29%) CSS
11 933 (31.95%) ASP.NET MVC
12 763 (26.13%) jQuery
13 737 (25.24%) TDD
14 722 (24.73%) .NET Framework
15 676 (23.15%) Microsoft
16 608 (20.82%) AngularJS
17 565 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
18 518 (17.74%) WCF
19 438 (15.00%) Web Services
20 424 (14.52%) Entity Framework
21 420 (14.38%) HTML5
22 407 (13.94%) Scrum
23 402 (13.77%) Visual Studio
24 371 (12.71%) Web Development
25 370 (12.67%) Finance
26 326 (11.16%) T-SQL
27 313 (10.72%) XML
28 303 (10.38%) BDD
29 302 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
30 298 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure

.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 (6.06%) CMS
2 154 (5.27%) IIS
3 136 (4.66%) SharePoint
4 92 (3.15%) Umbraco
5 57 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
6 52 (1.78%) BizTalk Server
6 52 (1.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 42 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
8 34 (1.16%) NServiceBus
9 20 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
10 18 (0.62%) Kentico
11 15 (0.51%) Sitefinity
12 14 (0.48%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.41%) EPiServer CMS
14 9 (0.31%) Confluence
15 8 (0.27%) K2 blackpearl
16 7 (0.24%) MS Exchange
16 7 (0.24%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.21%) Liferay
17 6 (0.21%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 227 (7.77%) MS Excel
2 39 (1.34%) MS Office
3 8 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
4 7 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.14%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.034%) GIMP
7 1 (0.034%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.034%) MS Project
7 1 (0.034%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 47 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 11 (0.38%) RMDS
4 8 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 6 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 5 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 4 (0.14%) Visualfiles
8 3 (0.10%) Unit4 Business World
9 1 (0.034%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.034%) Endur
9 1 (0.034%) Infor M3
9 1 (0.034%) Magento
9 1 (0.034%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 298 (10.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 115 (3.94%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (0.86%) SaaS
4 21 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
5 20 (0.68%) GitHub
6 19 (0.65%) Office 365
7 8 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.17%) IaaS
8 5 (0.17%) PaaS
9 4 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.10%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.034%) Amazon ElastiCache
11 1 (0.034%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.034%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.034%) Heroku
11 1 (0.034%) OneDrive
11 1 (0.034%) Route 53
11 1 (0.034%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.47%) Network Security
2 42 (1.44%) Internet
3 40 (1.37%) HTTP
4 12 (0.41%) DNS
4 12 (0.41%) Intranet
4 12 (0.41%) Kerberos
5 9 (0.31%) SSL
6 8 (0.27%) SNMP
7 5 (0.17%) Skype
8 4 (0.14%) Firewall
8 4 (0.14%) FTP
8 4 (0.14%) SMS
8 4 (0.14%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.10%) SMTP
10 2 (0.068%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.068%) LDAP
10 2 (0.068%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (0.068%) ZigBee
11 1 (0.034%) AMQP
11 1 (0.034%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1503 (51.47%) SQL Server
2 230 (7.88%) SQL Server 2008
3 167 (5.72%) SQL Server 2012
4 157 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 155 (5.31%) NoSQL
6 146 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 116 (3.97%) Relational Database
8 115 (3.94%) MongoDB
9 79 (2.71%) Oracle Database
10 64 (2.19%) MySQL
11 49 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 48 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 46 (1.58%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 44 (1.51%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 38 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
16 35 (1.20%) SQL Server 2014
17 24 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
18 23 (0.79%) Hadoop
19 21 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
20 20 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 402 (13.77%) Visual Studio
2 302 (10.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 168 (5.75%) Git (software)
4 125 (4.28%) NUnit
5 112 (3.84%) TeamCity
6 83 (2.84%) Subversion
7 79 (2.71%) SpecFlow
8 63 (2.16%) Octopus Deploy
9 46 (1.58%) Selenium
10 42 (1.44%) Jenkins
11 36 (1.23%) Moq
12 32 (1.10%) JIRA
13 23 (0.79%) MSTest
14 19 (0.65%) Jasmine
14 19 (0.65%) MSBuild
15 18 (0.62%) NuGet
16 16 (0.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
17 14 (0.48%) MSI
18 13 (0.45%) Grunt
18 13 (0.45%) WiX
General
1 370 (12.67%) Finance
2 162 (5.55%) Banking
3 88 (3.01%) Retail
4 60 (2.05%) Front Office
5 53 (1.82%) Advertising
6 51 (1.75%) Back Office
6 51 (1.75%) Investment Banking
7 50 (1.71%) Manufacturing
7 50 (1.71%) Marketing
8 40 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 29 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 21 (0.72%) Electronics
11 19 (0.65%) Publishing
12 18 (0.62%) Games
12 18 (0.62%) Law
13 17 (0.58%) Legal
14 10 (0.34%) Military
15 8 (0.27%) Dutch Language
16 7 (0.24%) French Language
16 7 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2920 (100.00%) .NET
2 1699 (58.18%) ASP.NET
3 1092 (37.40%) HTML
4 943 (32.29%) CSS
5 933 (31.95%) ASP.NET MVC
6 763 (26.13%) jQuery
7 722 (24.73%) .NET Framework
8 608 (20.82%) AngularJS
9 565 (19.35%) ASP.NET Web API
10 518 (17.74%) WCF
11 438 (15.00%) Web Services
12 424 (14.52%) Entity Framework
13 420 (14.38%) HTML5
14 313 (10.72%) XML
15 237 (8.12%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 226 (7.74%) CSS3
17 195 (6.68%) KnockoutJS
18 185 (6.34%) WPF
19 183 (6.27%) Ajax
20 156 (5.34%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 126 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
2 65 (2.23%) Mobile App
3 63 (2.16%) Digital Media
4 62 (2.12%) Computer Science
5 60 (2.05%) User Experience
6 58 (1.99%) Inversion of Control
7 56 (1.92%) Derivative
8 50 (1.71%) Enterprise Software
9 47 (1.61%) N-Tier
10 36 (1.23%) Algorithms
11 27 (0.92%) Mathematics
11 27 (0.92%) NHS
12 26 (0.89%) Fixed Income
13 22 (0.75%) iPad
13 22 (0.75%) Management Information System
14 21 (0.72%) Public Cloud
15 20 (0.68%) Client/Server
15 20 (0.68%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 20 (0.68%) Visualisation
16 18 (0.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 297 (10.17%) Windows
2 54 (1.85%) Windows Server
3 32 (1.10%) Linux
4 30 (1.03%) Android
5 23 (0.79%) Apple iOS
6 14 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
7 12 (0.41%) Windows Server 2012
8 11 (0.38%) Unix
9 8 (0.27%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.068%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.068%) Windows CE
12 2 (0.068%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.068%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.068%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.034%) MVS
13 1 (0.034%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.034%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1687 (57.77%) MVC
2 1131 (38.73%) Agile Software Development
3 737 (25.24%) TDD
4 407 (13.94%) Scrum
5 371 (12.71%) Web Development
6 303 (10.38%) BDD
7 272 (9.32%) OO
8 222 (7.60%) Unit Testing
9 219 (7.50%) Continuous Integration
10 218 (7.47%) E-Commerce
11 177 (6.06%) Software Engineering
12 159 (5.45%) SDLC
13 145 (4.97%) SOLID
14 136 (4.66%) CRM
15 129 (4.42%) SOA
16 104 (3.56%) Front End Development
17 103 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
18 92 (3.15%) OOP
19 84 (2.88%) OOD
20 80 (2.74%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2515 (86.13%) C#
2 1348 (46.16%) JavaScript
3 1089 (37.29%) SQL
4 326 (11.16%) T-SQL
5 296 (10.14%) VB.NET
6 133 (4.55%) VB
7 122 (4.18%) Java
8 70 (2.40%) PHP
9 57 (1.95%) PowerShell
10 52 (1.78%) C++
10 52 (1.78%) VBA
11 51 (1.75%) Ruby
12 50 (1.71%) TypeScript
13 44 (1.51%) Python
14 43 (1.47%) PL/SQL
15 41 (1.40%) VB6
16 38 (1.30%) XAML
17 27 (0.92%) C
18 25 (0.86%) Perl
19 20 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 132 (4.52%) Degree
2 119 (4.08%) Security Cleared
3 83 (2.84%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.68%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
6 12 (0.41%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.34%) MCP
8 7 (0.24%) BC Cleared
9 6 (0.21%) MCSD
10 5 (0.17%) MCAD
11 4 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 4 (0.14%) MCPD
12 3 (0.10%) ISEB
12 3 (0.10%) Six Sigma Black Belt
13 2 (0.068%) ITIL Certification
13 2 (0.068%) MCSE
14 1 (0.034%) HNC
14 1 (0.034%) HND
14 1 (0.034%) MCSA
14 1 (0.034%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (1.78%) QA
2 16 (0.55%) SLA
3 14 (0.48%) Disclosure Scotland
4 11 (0.38%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.10%) SDET
6 2 (0.068%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.068%) ISO13485
6 2 (0.068%) WCAG
7 1 (0.034%) Basel III
7 1 (0.034%) GMP
7 1 (0.034%) HL7
7 1 (0.034%) WAI
System Software
1 29 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.068%) Docker
2 2 (0.068%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.068%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (0.068%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 30 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
2 23 (0.79%) Kibana
3 9 (0.31%) SCOM
4 6 (0.21%) Ansible
5 5 (0.17%) Grafana
5 5 (0.17%) logstash
5 5 (0.17%) StatsD
6 4 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
7 3 (0.10%) Puppet
8 2 (0.068%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.068%) MOM
8 2 (0.068%) OpenView Configuration Management
9 1 (0.034%) BladeLogic
9 1 (0.034%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.034%) Control-M
9 1 (0.034%) HP Fortify
9 1 (0.034%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.034%) Perfmon
9 1 (0.034%) SCCM
Vendors
1 676 (23.15%) Microsoft
2 204 (6.99%) Oracle
3 81 (2.77%) Sitecore
4 38 (1.30%) EPiServer
5 31 (1.06%) Xamarin
6 23 (0.79%) Telerik
7 22 (0.75%) DevExpress
7 22 (0.75%) Salesforce.com
8 20 (0.68%) SAP
9 14 (0.48%) Google
10 13 (0.45%) Reuters
10 13 (0.45%) TIBCO
10 13 (0.45%) Twitter
11 12 (0.41%) ION Trading
11 12 (0.41%) RedGate
11 12 (0.41%) Tableau
12 10 (0.34%) Atlassian
13 8 (0.27%) Apple
13 8 (0.27%) Infragistics
13 8 (0.27%) Remedy
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: Up to £25,000 per annum £25,000 per annum Fixed-Term salary
Posted: 13 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 14 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 325 per day + benefits & holiday allowed
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £380 to £399 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £565 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Rate: £500 - £501 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £185 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £275.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
North West London
Graham Matthews
Rate: From £180 to £220 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £200 - £265 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 2 days ago