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 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
UK
Rank 75 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1256 1537 1551
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.85% 3.02% 3.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.01% 3.19% 3.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 913 1148 1078
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £285 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £336 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.08% +3.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 14 15
Median hourly rate £16.50 £38.00 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.57% +2.70%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.46 £20.15 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.90 £60.62 £41.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £38.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-56.57% +11.76%

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
41727 48141 48107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.76% 94.74% 94.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 27140 30642 30268
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1485 1738 1911
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.13 £10.75 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

.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 21 January 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 21 January 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 21 January 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 -13 1186 £375 +4.16% 872
London -23 419 £450 +5.88% 246
South East +8 223 £350 -2.77% 155
South West +15 125 £350 -3.44% 60
North West +2 92 £325 - 126
East Midlands +5 86 £350 +19.65% 47
City of London -1 84 £438 +6.06% 52
East of England +3 80 £325 -2.25% 85
West Midlands -16 74 £350 +7.69% 67
Yorkshire -19 72 £328 +0.76% 76
West Yorkshire -6 56 £325 - 48
Berkshire +31 50 £395 -1.25% 16
Manchester -3 44 £363 +7.40% 55
Bristol +3 43 £355 -1.38% 25
Kent +6 42 £338 +2.27% 24
Leicestershire -1 38 £305 +7.10% 9
Leeds -11 37 £328 +0.76% 30
Scotland 0 34 £310 -11.11% 16
Cambridgeshire +21 32 £288 -15.44% 14
North East -11 29 £500 +42.85% 10
Nottinghamshire +15 28 £363 +31.81% 21
Hampshire +12 28 £350 +7.69% 33
Reading +24 27 £425 -2.85% 6
Nottingham +18 27 £365 +26.95% 15
Surrey -5 27 £375 -11.76% 28
Tyne and Wear -22 27 £500 +41.84% 7
East Sussex +16 25 £325 -5.79% 7
Newcastle upon Tyne -21 25 £500 +41.84% 5
Birmingham -5 24 £340 +8.80% 20
Northamptonshire +4 22 £450 +28.57% 11

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 2820 (100.00%) .NET
2 2444 (86.67%) C#
3 1552 (55.04%) MVC
4 1525 (54.08%) ASP.NET
5 1434 (50.85%) SQL Server
6 1200 (42.55%) JavaScript
7 1171 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
8 1016 (36.03%) SQL
9 924 (32.77%) HTML
10 802 (28.44%) CSS
11 794 (28.16%) ASP.NET MVC
12 756 (26.81%) .NET Framework
13 697 (24.72%) Microsoft
14 676 (23.97%) TDD
15 661 (23.44%) AngularJS
16 600 (21.28%) jQuery
17 535 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 502 (17.80%) Entity Framework
19 461 (16.35%) WCF
20 449 (15.92%) Web Services
21 440 (15.60%) Scrum
22 418 (14.82%) Finance
23 340 (12.06%) XML
24 339 (12.02%) Team Foundation Server
25 331 (11.74%) Visual Studio
26 318 (11.28%) HTML5
27 314 (11.13%) VB.NET
28 313 (11.10%) Microsoft Azure
29 301 (10.67%) Web Development
30 281 (9.96%) 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
1 155 (5.50%) CMS
2 135 (4.79%) SharePoint
3 121 (4.29%) IIS
4 95 (3.37%) Umbraco
5 65 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
6 32 (1.13%) NServiceBus
7 31 (1.10%) BizTalk Server
8 24 (0.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.74%) Kentico
10 20 (0.71%) Elasticsearch
11 14 (0.50%) Sitefinity
12 13 (0.46%) SharePoint 2010
13 10 (0.35%) EPiServer CMS
14 9 (0.32%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.28%) ColdFusion
15 8 (0.28%) K2 blackpearl
15 8 (0.28%) SAS
16 7 (0.25%) Apache
16 7 (0.25%) MS Exchange
17 6 (0.21%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 187 (6.63%) MS Excel
2 34 (1.21%) MS Office
3 9 (0.32%) MS Project
4 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.035%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 60 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 37 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 25 (0.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 8 (0.28%) Remedy ITSM
5 5 (0.18%) RMDS
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.11%) Shopify
7 2 (0.071%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.071%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.071%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.071%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.071%) Unit4 Business World
7 2 (0.071%) Visualfiles
8 1 (0.035%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.035%) Endur
8 1 (0.035%) Magento
8 1 (0.035%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.035%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.035%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 313 (11.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 119 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.10%) SaaS
4 26 (0.92%) PaaS
5 24 (0.85%) GitHub
6 22 (0.78%) Office 365
7 20 (0.71%) IaaS
8 17 (0.60%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.39%) Amazon S3
10 9 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 8 (0.28%) Boomi
12 5 (0.18%) Azure Active Directory
12 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 3 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
15 2 (0.071%) AWS Lambda
15 2 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
16 1 (0.035%) Amazon Kinesis
16 1 (0.035%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.52%) Internet
2 22 (0.78%) HTTP
3 18 (0.64%) Intranet
4 11 (0.39%) Kerberos
5 10 (0.35%) AMQP
6 8 (0.28%) DNS
6 8 (0.28%) Firewall
7 7 (0.25%) Network Security
8 6 (0.21%) TCP/IP
9 5 (0.18%) FTP
9 5 (0.18%) SNMP
10 4 (0.14%) Extranet
10 4 (0.14%) SMS
11 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
11 3 (0.11%) SMTP
11 3 (0.11%) snoop
11 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (0.071%) DMZ
12 2 (0.071%) Skype
13 1 (0.035%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1434 (50.85%) SQL Server
2 227 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 166 (5.89%) NoSQL
4 157 (5.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 142 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 121 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 84 (2.98%) Relational Database
8 68 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
9 65 (2.30%) Oracle Database
10 62 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
11 61 (2.16%) MongoDB
12 45 (1.60%) MySQL
13 35 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 26 (0.92%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (0.92%) RDBMS
15 24 (0.85%) MS Access
16 23 (0.82%) Azure SQL Database
17 22 (0.78%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 21 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
19 19 (0.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 339 (12.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 331 (11.74%) Visual Studio
3 191 (6.77%) Git (software)
4 125 (4.43%) NUnit
5 87 (3.09%) TeamCity
6 81 (2.87%) Subversion
7 59 (2.09%) Octopus Deploy
8 56 (1.99%) Moq
9 48 (1.70%) JIRA
10 46 (1.63%) Selenium
11 42 (1.49%) SpecFlow
12 39 (1.38%) MSTest
13 35 (1.24%) Grunt
14 34 (1.21%) Jenkins
15 27 (0.96%) NuGet
16 24 (0.85%) Cucumber
17 23 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
18 22 (0.78%) MSBuild
19 21 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 19 (0.67%) gulp
General
1 418 (14.82%) Finance
2 181 (6.42%) Banking
3 111 (3.94%) Advertising
4 70 (2.48%) Back Office
5 66 (2.34%) Retail
6 65 (2.30%) Front Office
7 63 (2.23%) Investment Banking
8 62 (2.20%) Marketing
9 57 (2.02%) Manufacturing
10 37 (1.31%) Telecoms
11 32 (1.13%) Electronics
12 25 (0.89%) Financial Institution
13 15 (0.53%) Games
14 13 (0.46%) Legal
15 12 (0.43%) Publishing
16 9 (0.32%) Automotive
17 8 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
18 7 (0.25%) Dutch Language
18 7 (0.25%) French Language
19 6 (0.21%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2820 (100.00%) .NET
2 1525 (54.08%) ASP.NET
3 924 (32.77%) HTML
4 802 (28.44%) CSS
5 794 (28.16%) ASP.NET MVC
6 756 (26.81%) .NET Framework
7 661 (23.44%) AngularJS
8 600 (21.28%) jQuery
9 535 (18.97%) ASP.NET Web API
10 502 (17.80%) Entity Framework
11 461 (16.35%) WCF
12 449 (15.92%) Web Services
13 340 (12.06%) XML
14 318 (11.28%) HTML5
15 251 (8.90%) WPF
16 186 (6.60%) REST
17 178 (6.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 161 (5.71%) LINQ
19 152 (5.39%) RESTful
20 149 (5.28%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 117 (4.15%) Analytical Skills
2 91 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 68 (2.41%) User Experience
4 51 (1.81%) Computer Science
5 47 (1.67%) Inversion of Control
6 46 (1.63%) Algorithms
7 38 (1.35%) N-Tier
8 37 (1.31%) Mathematics
9 34 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 31 (1.10%) Fintech
11 29 (1.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 27 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (0.82%) Derivative
14 20 (0.71%) Client/Server
15 18 (0.64%) Data Integration
16 16 (0.57%) Hedge funds
17 15 (0.53%) Digital Media
17 15 (0.53%) NHS
18 13 (0.46%) Equities
18 13 (0.46%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 253 (8.97%) Windows
2 34 (1.21%) Android
3 31 (1.10%) Apple iOS
3 31 (1.10%) Windows Server
4 30 (1.06%) Linux
5 14 (0.50%) Unix
6 11 (0.39%) Windows Phone
7 8 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
7 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.071%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.071%) 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 1552 (55.04%) MVC
2 1171 (41.52%) Agile Software Development
3 676 (23.97%) TDD
4 440 (15.60%) Scrum
5 301 (10.67%) Web Development
6 267 (9.47%) BDD
7 252 (8.94%) OO
8 216 (7.66%) Continuous Integration
9 215 (7.62%) Unit Testing
10 195 (6.91%) E-Commerce
11 177 (6.28%) SOLID
12 141 (5.00%) SDLC
13 128 (4.54%) Front End Development
14 116 (4.11%) Software Engineering
15 112 (3.97%) MVVM
16 100 (3.55%) OOD
17 95 (3.37%) OOP
18 93 (3.30%) SOA
19 89 (3.16%) CRM
20 86 (3.05%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 2444 (86.67%) C#
2 1200 (42.55%) JavaScript
3 1016 (36.03%) SQL
4 314 (11.13%) VB.NET
5 281 (9.96%) T-SQL
6 107 (3.79%) VB
7 82 (2.91%) Java
8 53 (1.88%) PowerShell
8 53 (1.88%) VBA
9 47 (1.67%) VB6
10 44 (1.56%) TypeScript
11 36 (1.28%) C++
12 35 (1.24%) Python
13 29 (1.03%) XAML
14 26 (0.92%) PHP
15 22 (0.78%) Ruby
16 20 (0.71%) PL/SQL
17 19 (0.67%) Apex Code
18 15 (0.53%) Perl
19 12 (0.43%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 105 (3.72%) Degree
2 88 (3.12%) Security Cleared
3 57 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 21 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
6 9 (0.32%) MCAD
6 9 (0.32%) MCSD
7 8 (0.28%) DV Cleared
8 6 (0.21%) HND
8 6 (0.21%) MCTS
9 5 (0.18%) MCP
10 4 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
10 4 (0.14%) HNC
11 3 (0.11%) MCPD
12 2 (0.071%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.071%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.071%) PhD
13 1 (0.035%) CISSP
13 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 1 (0.035%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (2.13%) QA
2 17 (0.60%) Disclosure Scotland
3 6 (0.21%) Data Quality
3 6 (0.21%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.18%) SLA
5 3 (0.11%) WCAG
6 2 (0.071%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.071%) ISO13485
6 2 (0.071%) SDET
7 1 (0.035%) GMP
System Software
1 22 (0.78%) Docker
2 20 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 18 (0.64%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.50%) Ansible
3 9 (0.32%) Puppet
4 7 (0.25%) WebSphere Cast Iron
5 6 (0.21%) CA Single Sign-On
5 6 (0.21%) HP Fortify
6 5 (0.18%) Kibana
6 5 (0.18%) WMI
7 3 (0.11%) Control-M
7 3 (0.11%) Perfmon
7 3 (0.11%) SCOM
8 2 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.071%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.071%) Rundeck
9 1 (0.035%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.035%) Grafana
9 1 (0.035%) logstash
9 1 (0.035%) StatsD
9 1 (0.035%) Terraform
Vendors
1 697 (24.72%) Microsoft
2 184 (6.52%) Oracle
3 104 (3.69%) Sitecore
4 80 (2.84%) Xamarin
5 44 (1.56%) EPiServer
6 34 (1.21%) SAP
7 30 (1.06%) Telerik
8 25 (0.89%) Salesforce.com
9 19 (0.67%) DevExpress
10 18 (0.64%) Google
11 15 (0.53%) Twitter
12 13 (0.46%) Adobe
12 13 (0.46%) Ektron
13 12 (0.43%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.32%) Remedy
14 9 (0.32%) Sybase
14 9 (0.32%) TIBCO
15 8 (0.28%) BMC
15 8 (0.28%) Dell
15 8 (0.28%) HP
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £280 to £295 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: Yesterday
Leicester, Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Hertfordshire
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £210 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £450 to £600 per day 3 Month Rolling Contract
Posted: Yesterday
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £150 - £190 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Guildford, Surrey
Computer People
Rate: £280.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £382 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Letchworth Garden City, Hertfordshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago