Period
to 19 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 November 2019.

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
19 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 108 71 82
Rank change year-on-year -37 +11 +16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 126 247 211
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.14% 3.52% 3.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.29% 3.69% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 224 177
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +8.26%
10th Percentile £402 £413 £331
90th Percentile £588 £611 £610
Central London median daily rate £488 £500 £461
% change year-on-year -2.50% +8.40% +8.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - - -

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 5,492 6,685 6,660
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.27% 95.36% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,313 5,307 5,261
City of London median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £306 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
Number of hourly rates quoted 65 112 94
City of London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.70 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.95% +10.00% -2.86%
10th Percentile £12.04 £13.00 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.85 £27.30 £29.29
Central London median hourly rate £20.67 £18.70 £18.10
% change year-on-year +10.51% +3.31% +5.19%

.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 19 November 2019.

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 2019, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the City of London region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 126 (100.00%) .NET
2 102 (80.95%) C#
3 63 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 63 (50.00%) Azure
4 59 (46.83%) SQL
5 55 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
6 45 (35.71%) TDD
6 45 (35.71%) Finance
7 43 (34.13%) AngularJS
8 39 (30.95%) MVC
9 37 (29.37%) .NET Core
10 36 (28.57%) ASP.NET
11 34 (26.98%) DevOps
12 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
13 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
14 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET Web API
15 23 (18.25%) .NET Framework
16 18 (14.29%) AWS
16 18 (14.29%) Test Automation
17 16 (12.70%) Microservices
17 16 (12.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (12.70%) HTML
17 16 (12.70%) CSS
18 15 (11.90%) React
18 15 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
19 14 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
20 13 (10.32%) Entity Framework
21 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
21 12 (9.52%) T-SQL
22 11 (8.73%) RESTful

.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 4 (3.17%) CMS
1 4 (3.17%) IIS
2 3 (2.38%) Confluence
2 3 (2.38%) EPiServer
3 2 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.79%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.79%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (3.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 63 (50.00%) Azure
2 18 (14.29%) AWS
3 8 (6.35%) Azure Active Directory
3 8 (6.35%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (4.76%) Serverless
5 3 (2.38%) Azure Data Factory
5 3 (2.38%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (1.59%) Azure Functions
6 2 (1.59%) npm
6 2 (1.59%) Office 365
6 2 (1.59%) OpenShift
6 2 (1.59%) PaaS
6 2 (1.59%) SaaS
7 1 (0.79%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.79%) Apigee
7 1 (0.79%) Fastly
7 1 (0.79%) GCP
7 1 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.79%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.79%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (7.14%) MySQL
4 7 (5.56%) Azure SQL Database
4 7 (5.56%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (4.76%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (4.76%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.76%) Relational Database
6 5 (3.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.17%) Data Lake
7 4 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (2.38%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.38%) Redis
9 2 (1.59%) Oracle Database
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.59%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.79%) Power BI
10 1 (0.79%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 15 (11.90%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (8.73%) Git (software)
3 8 (6.35%) Visual Studio
4 7 (5.56%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.97%) JIRA
6 4 (3.17%) NUnit
7 3 (2.38%) Moq
7 3 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (2.38%) TeamCity
7 3 (2.38%) webpack
8 2 (1.59%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.59%) Karma Test Runner
8 2 (1.59%) MSTest
9 1 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.79%) Selenium
9 1 (0.79%) Subversion
9 1 (0.79%) Swashbuckle
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.79%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
General
1 45 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (6.35%) Front Office
3 7 (5.56%) Banking
4 5 (3.97%) Marketing
4 5 (3.97%) Retail
5 4 (3.17%) Law
6 3 (2.38%) Games
6 3 (2.38%) Investment Banking
7 2 (1.59%) Advertising
7 2 (1.59%) Electronics
7 2 (1.59%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.59%) Public Sector
7 2 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.79%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.79%) Legal
8 1 (0.79%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (34.13%) AngularJS
3 37 (29.37%) .NET Core
4 36 (28.57%) ASP.NET
5 25 (19.84%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (18.25%) .NET Framework
7 16 (12.70%) CSS
7 16 (12.70%) HTML
7 16 (12.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (11.90%) React
9 14 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
10 13 (10.32%) Entity Framework
11 11 (8.73%) RESTful
12 9 (7.14%) Web Services
13 8 (6.35%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (6.35%) Node.js
13 8 (6.35%) REST
13 8 (6.35%) WCF
14 6 (4.76%) JSON
14 6 (4.76%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.97%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.38%) Derivative
2 3 (2.38%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (2.38%) Life Science
2 3 (2.38%) N-Tier
2 3 (2.38%) Public Cloud
3 2 (1.59%) Algorithms
3 2 (1.59%) User Experience
4 1 (0.79%) Cloud Native
4 1 (0.79%) Equities
4 1 (0.79%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.79%) Grid Computing
4 1 (0.79%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.79%) Replication
4 1 (0.79%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.79%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (2.38%) Windows
2 1 (0.79%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (35.71%) TDD
3 39 (30.95%) MVC
4 34 (26.98%) DevOps
5 18 (14.29%) Test Automation
6 16 (12.70%) Microservices
7 12 (9.52%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.94%) Scrum
9 9 (7.14%) Kanban
9 9 (7.14%) Multithreading
10 8 (6.35%) SDLC
10 8 (6.35%) SOLID
11 7 (5.56%) Continuous Deployment
11 7 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (5.56%) Fintech
11 7 (5.56%) Refactoring
12 6 (4.76%) Asset Management
12 6 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
13 5 (3.97%) API Development
13 5 (3.97%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 102 (80.95%) C#
2 59 (46.83%) SQL
3 32 (25.40%) JavaScript
4 12 (9.52%) T-SQL
5 9 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.97%) C
6 5 (3.97%) TypeScript
7 4 (3.17%) ES6
7 4 (3.17%) Python
8 3 (2.38%) PL/SQL
8 3 (2.38%) VBA
9 2 (1.59%) C++
9 2 (1.59%) LINC
9 2 (1.59%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.79%) Java
10 1 (0.79%) R
10 1 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (7.94%) Security Cleared
2 9 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.59%) Degree
4 1 (0.79%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.79%) GxP
1 1 (0.79%) QA
1 1 (0.79%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (8.73%) Docker
2 7 (5.56%) Active Directory
3 3 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.79%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 7 (5.56%) Terraform
2 6 (4.76%) Kubernetes
3 3 (2.38%) MIIS
3 3 (2.38%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.79%) Grafana
4 1 (0.79%) ITRS Geneos
4 1 (0.79%) Kibana
Vendors
1 28 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 6 (4.76%) Oracle
3 4 (3.17%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.38%) Google
5 2 (1.59%) New Relic
5 2 (1.59%) SAP
6 1 (0.79%) Meridio
6 1 (0.79%) Splunk
6 1 (0.79%) Tableau
6 1 (0.79%) Twitter
6 1 (0.79%) VMware