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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 83 59 56
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1403 1795 1931
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.64% 3.20% 3.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.79% 3.38% 3.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 1083 1287 1298
Median daily rate £350 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £463 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 13 27
Median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.40 £17.95 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £190.00 £42.50 £48.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.25 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +28.90%

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
50257 53100 51246
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 32789 33386 31524
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1493 2035 2075
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

.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 June 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 June 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 June 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 -22 1346 £350 +3.70% 861
London -16 527 £425 +6.25% 258
South East -16 248 £350 +7.69% 181
South West -3 122 £338 +3.84% 43
West Midlands -1 120 £338 +3.84% 55
North West -14 97 £325 -3.70% 115
Yorkshire -19 92 £325 - 72
City of London -25 82 £406 +1.56% 65
West Yorkshire -14 80 £325 - 49
East of England -9 69 £350 +7.69% 59
Leeds -14 63 £335 +3.07% 23
Surrey +1 57 £369 +0.68% 29
Manchester -8 54 £339 +3.43% 63
East Midlands -17 50 £300 +5.26% 56
Hampshire +18 47 £350 +12.00% 44
Wiltshire +10 42 £338 +2.27% 3
Birmingham +2 37 £350 +7.69% 8
Berkshire -2 37 £375 - 22
Bristol 0 35 £334 +6.80% 16
Buckinghamshire -6 31 £325 +8.33% 23
Scotland -37 31 £313 -3.84% 27
Coventry -3 29 £400 +23.07% 9
Cambridgeshire -7 27 £350 +12.00% 15
Swindon +11 25 £315 -6.31% 2
Brighton +5 25 £400 +33.33% 15
East Sussex 0 25 £400 +33.33% 21
Milton Keynes -2 24 £338 +12.50% 12
West Sussex -25 23 £325 -5.10% 7
Reading +5 22 £375 - 7
Leicestershire -4 22 £275 -3.50% 15

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 2891 (100.00%) .NET
2 2487 (86.03%) C#
3 1693 (58.56%) MVC
4 1673 (57.87%) ASP.NET
5 1429 (49.43%) SQL Server
6 1285 (44.45%) JavaScript
7 1087 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
8 1061 (36.70%) HTML
9 1042 (36.04%) SQL
10 959 (33.17%) ASP.NET MVC
11 946 (32.72%) CSS
12 749 (25.91%) .NET Framework
13 727 (25.15%) jQuery
14 714 (24.70%) TDD
15 694 (24.01%) Microsoft
16 568 (19.65%) AngularJS
17 555 (19.20%) ASP.NET Web API
18 534 (18.47%) WCF
19 456 (15.77%) Web Services
20 433 (14.98%) Entity Framework
21 421 (14.56%) Visual Studio
22 409 (14.15%) HTML5
23 395 (13.66%) Scrum
24 392 (13.56%) Web Development
25 369 (12.76%) Finance
26 320 (11.07%) Windows
27 304 (10.52%) XML
28 303 (10.48%) T-SQL
29 301 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server
30 300 (10.38%) BDD

.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
1 187 (6.47%) CMS
2 151 (5.22%) IIS
3 106 (3.67%) SharePoint
4 97 (3.36%) Umbraco
5 66 (2.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 51 (1.76%) BizTalk Server
7 48 (1.66%) Elasticsearch
8 26 (0.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 21 (0.73%) NServiceBus
10 17 (0.59%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.52%) Confluence
11 15 (0.52%) Kentico
12 13 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
12 13 (0.45%) Sitefinity
13 12 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
14 8 (0.28%) DNN
14 8 (0.28%) Tomcat
15 6 (0.21%) Liferay
15 6 (0.21%) MS Exchange
16 4 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 219 (7.58%) MS Excel
2 43 (1.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (0.17%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.14%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.10%) Simulink
6 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.035%) GIMP
6 1 (0.035%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.035%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.035%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 49 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.55%) RMDS
3 14 (0.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.31%) ION MarketView
5 6 (0.21%) Payment Gateway
6 4 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.035%) Endur
7 1 (0.035%) Infor CRM
7 1 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 243 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 79 (2.73%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (0.80%) GitHub
4 14 (0.48%) SaaS
5 13 (0.45%) Office 365
6 8 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
7 7 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
8 5 (0.17%) PaaS
9 4 (0.14%) IaaS
10 3 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (0.10%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.069%) Azure Active Directory
11 2 (0.069%) Cloud Computing
12 1 (0.035%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.035%) Amazon SQS
12 1 (0.035%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
12 1 (0.035%) AWS OpsWorks
12 1 (0.035%) Google Analytics
12 1 (0.035%) Heroku
12 1 (0.035%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.45%) HTTP
2 40 (1.38%) Internet
3 33 (1.14%) Network Security
4 13 (0.45%) SSL
5 11 (0.38%) LDAP
6 9 (0.31%) DNS
6 9 (0.31%) Intranet
7 7 (0.24%) SMTP
7 7 (0.24%) SNMP
8 6 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 5 (0.17%) TCP/IP
10 3 (0.10%) CTI
10 3 (0.10%) Modbus
11 2 (0.069%) Bluetooth
11 2 (0.069%) Firewall
11 2 (0.069%) Skype
11 2 (0.069%) SMS
11 2 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (0.069%) ZigBee
12 1 (0.035%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1429 (49.43%) SQL Server
2 225 (7.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 168 (5.81%) SQL Server 2012
4 147 (5.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 145 (5.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 133 (4.60%) NoSQL
7 129 (4.46%) Relational Database
8 107 (3.70%) MongoDB
9 77 (2.66%) Oracle Database
10 51 (1.76%) MySQL
11 48 (1.66%) RDBMS
12 47 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
13 41 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 36 (1.25%) SQL Server 2014
15 34 (1.18%) PostgreSQL
16 32 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
17 28 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 22 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
19 20 (0.69%) RavenDB
20 19 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 421 (14.56%) Visual Studio
2 301 (10.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 146 (5.05%) Git (software)
4 128 (4.43%) NUnit
5 95 (3.29%) Subversion
6 89 (3.08%) TeamCity
7 80 (2.77%) SpecFlow
8 57 (1.97%) Selenium
9 53 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 42 (1.45%) Moq
11 37 (1.28%) JIRA
12 34 (1.18%) Jenkins
13 25 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 19 (0.66%) MSTest
15 18 (0.62%) Jasmine
16 17 (0.59%) ReSharper
17 16 (0.55%) TortoiseSVN
18 15 (0.52%) NuGet
19 13 (0.45%) CruiseControl
19 13 (0.45%) MSBuild
General
1 369 (12.76%) Finance
2 159 (5.50%) Banking
3 77 (2.66%) Retail
4 53 (1.83%) Front Office
5 47 (1.63%) Investment Banking
6 46 (1.59%) Marketing
7 43 (1.49%) Back Office
8 41 (1.42%) Financial Institution
9 32 (1.11%) Advertising
10 31 (1.07%) Telecoms
11 27 (0.93%) Manufacturing
12 20 (0.69%) Legal
13 18 (0.62%) Electronics
14 16 (0.55%) Law
14 16 (0.55%) Publishing
15 13 (0.45%) Games
16 9 (0.31%) Military
16 9 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
17 8 (0.28%) Retail Banking
18 4 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2891 (100.00%) .NET
2 1673 (57.87%) ASP.NET
3 1061 (36.70%) HTML
4 959 (33.17%) ASP.NET MVC
5 946 (32.72%) CSS
6 749 (25.91%) .NET Framework
7 727 (25.15%) jQuery
8 568 (19.65%) AngularJS
9 555 (19.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 534 (18.47%) WCF
11 456 (15.77%) Web Services
12 433 (14.98%) Entity Framework
13 409 (14.15%) HTML5
14 304 (10.52%) XML
15 254 (8.79%) CSS3
16 212 (7.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 199 (6.88%) WPF
18 182 (6.30%) KnockoutJS
19 166 (5.74%) Ajax
20 154 (5.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
Miscellaneous
1 122 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (2.14%) Computer Science
3 58 (2.01%) User Experience
4 55 (1.90%) Derivative
4 55 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
4 55 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 54 (1.87%) N-Tier
6 49 (1.69%) Digital Media
7 44 (1.52%) Enterprise Software
8 34 (1.18%) Mathematics
9 33 (1.14%) NHS
10 31 (1.07%) Fixed Income
11 29 (1.00%) Interest Rate Derivative
12 27 (0.93%) Algorithms
12 27 (0.93%) Client/Server
13 23 (0.80%) iPad
14 17 (0.59%) Fintech
14 17 (0.59%) Hedge funds
14 17 (0.59%) Management Information System
15 16 (0.55%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 320 (11.07%) Windows
2 71 (2.46%) Windows Server
3 32 (1.11%) Android
4 27 (0.93%) Apple iOS
5 25 (0.86%) Linux
6 16 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
8 11 (0.38%) Unix
8 11 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.28%) Windows Phone
10 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
12 4 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 2 (0.069%) Oracle Linux
13 2 (0.069%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.069%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.069%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.035%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.035%) MVS
14 1 (0.035%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1693 (58.56%) MVC
2 1087 (37.60%) Agile Software Development
3 714 (24.70%) TDD
4 395 (13.66%) Scrum
5 392 (13.56%) Web Development
6 300 (10.38%) BDD
7 298 (10.31%) OO
8 249 (8.61%) Unit Testing
9 237 (8.20%) E-Commerce
10 216 (7.47%) Software Engineering
11 193 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
12 160 (5.53%) SDLC
13 144 (4.98%) SOA
14 139 (4.81%) SOLID
15 137 (4.74%) CRM
16 105 (3.63%) Front End Development
17 90 (3.11%) OOP
18 86 (2.97%) MVVM
19 85 (2.94%) Multithreading
20 83 (2.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2487 (86.03%) C#
2 1285 (44.45%) JavaScript
3 1042 (36.04%) SQL
4 303 (10.48%) T-SQL
5 293 (10.13%) VB.NET
6 146 (5.05%) VB
7 114 (3.94%) Java
8 61 (2.11%) PowerShell
9 59 (2.04%) PL/SQL
10 58 (2.01%) PHP
10 58 (2.01%) VB6
11 56 (1.94%) VBA
12 53 (1.83%) C++
13 50 (1.73%) Ruby
14 48 (1.66%) Python
14 48 (1.66%) XAML
15 36 (1.25%) VBScript
16 33 (1.14%) TypeScript
17 27 (0.93%) C
18 24 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 124 (4.29%) Security Cleared
2 120 (4.15%) Degree
3 93 (3.22%) SC Cleared
4 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (0.55%) DV Cleared
6 11 (0.38%) BPSS Clearance
7 10 (0.35%) BC Cleared
8 7 (0.24%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 6 (0.21%) MCP
9 6 (0.21%) MCSD
10 4 (0.14%) PhD
11 3 (0.10%) MCPD
11 3 (0.10%) MCSE
12 2 (0.069%) DBS Check
12 2 (0.069%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.069%) MCAD
12 2 (0.069%) MCSA
13 1 (0.035%) Citrix Certification
13 1 (0.035%) ISEB
13 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (1.35%) QA
2 9 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
2 9 (0.31%) SLA
3 8 (0.28%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.28%) WCAG
4 6 (0.21%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 2 (0.069%) HL7
5 2 (0.069%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.069%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.069%) MiFID
6 1 (0.035%) Basel III
6 1 (0.035%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.035%) EMIR
6 1 (0.035%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.035%) SDET
6 1 (0.035%) WAI
System Software
1 37 (1.28%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.10%) Docker
3 3 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.069%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.069%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.069%) vSphere
5 1 (0.035%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 24 (0.83%) Kibana
2 13 (0.45%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (0.28%) SCOM
4 7 (0.24%) SCCM
5 5 (0.17%) logstash
5 5 (0.17%) Puppet
6 4 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
6 4 (0.14%) Grafana
6 4 (0.14%) StatsD
7 3 (0.10%) Ansible
8 2 (0.069%) HP Quality Center
8 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Clustering
8 2 (0.069%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 2 (0.069%) WMI
9 1 (0.035%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 1 (0.035%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 694 (24.01%) Microsoft
2 204 (7.06%) Oracle
3 94 (3.25%) Sitecore
4 42 (1.45%) EPiServer
5 24 (0.83%) Xamarin
6 22 (0.76%) Telerik
7 20 (0.69%) DevExpress
8 18 (0.62%) ION Trading
8 18 (0.62%) Reuters
8 18 (0.62%) TIBCO
9 17 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (0.59%) SAP
10 13 (0.45%) RedGate
10 13 (0.45%) Tableau
11 12 (0.42%) Google
12 11 (0.38%) Apple
12 11 (0.38%) Twitter
13 9 (0.31%) Atlassian
13 9 (0.31%) IBM
14 8 (0.28%) VMware
Worthing, West Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 16 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
Skilliantech Limited
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 320 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Middlesbrough, Cleveland
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
First Point
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
Searchability
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £001 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
eCom Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Initial 3 month contract, market rates, great team
Posted: 22 hours ago
South West
Talent International
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Woking, Surrey
Premier IT
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Hampshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leicestershire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South Yorkshire
eCom Recruitment
Posted: 2 days ago
Halifax, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Revolution Technology
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago