Period
to 24 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 24 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
Central London > City of London
6 months to
24 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 95 83
Rank change year-on-year +8 -12 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 200 173 260
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.87% 2.59% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 2.70% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 153 214
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £326 £308 £303
90th Percentile £628 £560 £575
Central London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
City of London median hourly rate - - £40.00
Central London median hourly rate - - £40.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
City of London
Contract vacancies in the City of London with a recognized job title 6602 6399 9321
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 95.64% 95.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 5197 5100 7306
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +1.12%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £269
90th Percentile £675 £650 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £468 £450
% change year-on-year +6.95% +3.89% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 87 78 141
City of London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% -2.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.70 £11.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £30.75 £48.12 £34.00
Central London median hourly rate £18.40 £17.38 £17.99
% change year-on-year +5.87% -3.42% +5.82%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the City of London

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in the City of London.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the City of London

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 24 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the City of London

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in the City of London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the City of London

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in the City of London

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 City of London region over the 6 months to 24 October 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge +1 1 £260 -
.NET Developer
Central London

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 across the City of London region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 200 (100.00%) .NET
2 184 (92.00%) C#
3 106 (53.00%) SQL Server
4 88 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
5 82 (41.00%) SQL
6 76 (38.00%) MVC
7 73 (36.50%) TDD
7 73 (36.50%) JavaScript
8 63 (31.50%) ASP.NET
9 59 (29.50%) Finance
10 58 (29.00%) CSS
11 56 (28.00%) AngularJS
12 55 (27.50%) HTML
13 48 (24.00%) .NET Framework
14 47 (23.50%) ASP.NET Web API
15 46 (23.00%) WCF
16 38 (19.00%) ASP.NET MVC
17 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
18 35 (17.50%) T-SQL
18 35 (17.50%) Banking
19 34 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
19 34 (17.00%) jQuery
20 33 (16.50%) WPF
20 33 (16.50%) Windows
21 31 (15.50%) REST
22 30 (15.00%) BDD
23 28 (14.00%) Unit Testing
24 27 (13.50%) Web Services
24 27 (13.50%) Front Office
25 26 (13.00%) OO

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 7 (3.50%) IIS
2 6 (3.00%) CMS
2 6 (3.00%) Umbraco
3 5 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (1.50%) SharePoint
6 2 (1.00%) Confluence
7 1 (0.50%) FileNet
7 1 (0.50%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.50%) Kentico
7 1 (0.50%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.50%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.50%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 14 (7.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (2.50%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (1.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.50%) SunGard GMI
3 2 (1.00%) Endur
4 1 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
Cloud Services
1 34 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.50%) SaaS
4 2 (1.00%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.50%) npm
5 1 (0.50%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) DNS
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) LDAP
2 1 (0.50%) Skype
2 1 (0.50%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (53.00%) SQL Server
2 24 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (7.00%) NoSQL
5 12 (6.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (4.50%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (3.50%) MongoDB
8 7 (3.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 6 (3.00%) Oracle Database
9 6 (3.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (2.50%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (2.00%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.50%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (1.50%) MS Access
13 2 (1.00%) Hadoop
13 2 (1.00%) Power BI
13 2 (1.00%) RavenDB
14 1 (0.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (11.50%) Team Foundation Server
1 23 (11.50%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.50%) NUnit
3 18 (9.00%) TeamCity
4 17 (8.50%) Git (software)
5 16 (8.00%) Moq
6 14 (7.00%) MSTest
7 8 (4.00%) Octopus Deploy
8 6 (3.00%) JIRA
9 5 (2.50%) Selenium
9 5 (2.50%) SpecFlow
10 4 (2.00%) Jasmine
11 3 (1.50%) Grunt
11 3 (1.50%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.00%) Bower
12 2 (1.00%) Cucumber
12 2 (1.00%) ReSharper
12 2 (1.00%) Rhino Mocks
12 2 (1.00%) Subversion
12 2 (1.00%) WebDriver
General
1 59 (29.50%) Finance
2 35 (17.50%) Banking
3 27 (13.50%) Front Office
4 17 (8.50%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.00%) Law
6 7 (3.50%) Back Office
6 7 (3.50%) Marketing
7 4 (2.00%) Prime Brokerage
7 4 (2.00%) Retail
8 3 (1.50%) Advertising
8 3 (1.50%) Legal
8 3 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) Games
9 1 (0.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 200 (100.00%) .NET
2 63 (31.50%) ASP.NET
3 58 (29.00%) CSS
4 56 (28.00%) AngularJS
5 55 (27.50%) HTML
6 48 (24.00%) .NET Framework
7 47 (23.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 46 (23.00%) WCF
9 38 (19.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 34 (17.00%) jQuery
11 33 (16.50%) WPF
12 31 (15.50%) REST
13 27 (13.50%) Web Services
14 24 (12.00%) Entity Framework
15 18 (9.00%) .NET Core
15 18 (9.00%) Ajax
15 18 (9.00%) XML
16 16 (8.00%) RESTful
16 16 (8.00%) WinForms
17 14 (7.00%) React
Miscellaneous
1 23 (11.50%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (8.50%) Computer Science
3 13 (6.50%) Equities
4 12 (6.00%) Algorithms
4 12 (6.00%) Data Structures
5 10 (5.00%) Hedge funds
6 9 (4.50%) Derivative
6 9 (4.50%) Fixed Income
7 8 (4.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 7 (3.50%) Fintech
9 6 (3.00%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.00%) NHS
11 3 (1.50%) Equity Derivative
11 3 (1.50%) Market Risk
12 2 (1.00%) Linux Command Line
13 1 (0.50%) Cloud Native
13 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
13 1 (0.50%) Swaptions
13 1 (0.50%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 33 (16.50%) Windows
2 4 (2.00%) Linux
2 4 (2.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (44.00%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (38.00%) MVC
3 73 (36.50%) TDD
4 30 (15.00%) BDD
5 28 (14.00%) Unit Testing
6 26 (13.00%) OO
6 26 (13.00%) Test Automation
7 22 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.50%) Pair Programming
9 19 (9.50%) Scrum
9 19 (9.50%) SDLC
9 19 (9.50%) SOLID
10 18 (9.00%) Microservices
11 17 (8.50%) OOP
12 14 (7.00%) DevOps
12 14 (7.00%) E-Commerce
13 13 (6.50%) SOA
14 12 (6.00%) OOD
14 12 (6.00%) Web Development
15 11 (5.50%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 184 (92.00%) C#
2 82 (41.00%) SQL
3 73 (36.50%) JavaScript
4 35 (17.50%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.00%) TypeScript
6 11 (5.50%) Java
6 11 (5.50%) VBA
7 7 (3.50%) Python
7 7 (3.50%) Ruby
7 7 (3.50%) VB.NET
8 6 (3.00%) Apple Swift
8 6 (3.00%) Objective-C
9 4 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.00%) VB
10 3 (1.50%) C++
11 2 (1.00%) Bash Shell
11 2 (1.00%) F#
11 2 (1.00%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.50%) ES6
12 1 (0.50%) XPath
Qualifications
1 15 (7.50%) Degree
2 5 (2.50%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) MCP
5 1 (0.50%) PMI Certification
5 1 (0.50%) PMP
5 1 (0.50%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (4.00%) MiFID
2 7 (3.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.00%) EMIR
3 2 (1.00%) QA
4 1 (0.50%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (4.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.50%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) Ansible
2 1 (0.50%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.50%) Oracle
3 3 (1.50%) Apigee
3 3 (1.50%) Infragistics
3 3 (1.50%) SunGard
4 2 (1.00%) CQG
4 2 (1.00%) Fidessa
4 2 (1.00%) FIS
4 2 (1.00%) IBM
4 2 (1.00%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.50%) Adobe
5 1 (0.50%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.50%) Caplin
5 1 (0.50%) Cognos
5 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.50%) Perforce
5 1 (0.50%) Redback
5 1 (0.50%) RedGate
5 1 (0.50%) SAP
5 1 (0.50%) Tableau