The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
London / City of London
Rank 78 78 67
Rank change year-on-year 0 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 78 87 148
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.57% 2.64% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.70% 2.77% 3.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 76 132
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £276 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £494 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

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

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 2888 3140 4850
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.25% 95.32% 96.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 2244 2502 3650
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £300 £276
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 47 76
Median hourly rate £19.00 £20.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.97% +6.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.38 £46.10 £27.37
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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.

1 175 (100.00%) .NET
2 155 (88.57%) C#
3 97 (55.43%) SQL Server
4 92 (52.57%) MVC
5 89 (50.86%) ASP.NET
6 73 (41.71%) SQL
7 64 (36.57%) AngularJS
8 61 (34.86%) Finance
9 60 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 56 (32.00%) TDD
11 55 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
12 52 (29.71%) JavaScript
13 45 (25.71%) HTML
14 39 (22.29%) Banking
15 37 (21.14%) .NET Framework
16 32 (18.29%) CSS
16 32 (18.29%) Microsoft
16 32 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
17 27 (15.43%) Web Services
17 27 (15.43%) T-SQL
18 24 (13.71%) Front Office
18 24 (13.71%) Scrum
18 24 (13.71%) WPF
19 23 (13.14%) REST
20 22 (12.57%) jQuery
21 21 (12.00%) HTML5
21 21 (12.00%) MS Excel
22 19 (10.86%) Mathematics
22 19 (10.86%) BDD
23 18 (10.29%) Entity Framework

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 10 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.43%) CMS
3 5 (2.86%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.71%) IIS
5 2 (1.14%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.57%) Apache
6 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.57%) Confluence
6 1 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.57%) FileNet
6 1 (0.57%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.57%) Kentico
6 1 (0.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 21 (12.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.14%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.14%) MS Office
2 2 (1.14%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.14%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.14%) IaaS
4 1 (0.57%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.57%) GitHub
4 1 (0.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.29%) HTTP
2 2 (1.14%) snoop
3 1 (0.57%) AMQP
3 1 (0.57%) FTP
3 1 (0.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 97 (55.43%) SQL Server
2 18 (10.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (9.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (8.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 14 (8.00%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.71%) MongoDB
7 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database
7 9 (5.14%) Oracle Database 11g
7 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2016
7 9 (5.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.29%) RavenDB
9 3 (1.71%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (1.71%) Power BI
10 2 (1.14%) Big Data
10 2 (1.14%) Relational Database
10 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.57%) MariaDB
11 1 (0.57%) Neo4j
11 1 (0.57%) Redis
Development Applications
1 14 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 12 (6.86%) TeamCity
3 11 (6.29%) Visual Studio
4 10 (5.71%) NUnit
5 7 (4.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (3.43%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.86%) Octopus Deploy
8 4 (2.29%) JIRA
8 4 (2.29%) SpecFlow
9 3 (1.71%) Bitbucket
9 3 (1.71%) Build Forge
9 3 (1.71%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.71%) Cucumber
9 3 (1.71%) Grunt
9 3 (1.71%) Hudson
9 3 (1.71%) MSBuild
9 3 (1.71%) MSTest
9 3 (1.71%) NuGet
9 3 (1.71%) ReSharper
9 3 (1.71%) Selenium
General
1 61 (34.86%) Finance
2 39 (22.29%) Banking
3 24 (13.71%) Front Office
4 14 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 10 (5.71%) Back Office
6 5 (2.86%) Marketing
7 3 (1.71%) Games
8 2 (1.14%) Advertising
8 2 (1.14%) Legal
8 2 (1.14%) Retail
9 1 (0.57%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 175 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (50.86%) ASP.NET
3 64 (36.57%) AngularJS
4 60 (34.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (25.71%) HTML
6 37 (21.14%) .NET Framework
7 32 (18.29%) ASP.NET Web API
7 32 (18.29%) CSS
8 27 (15.43%) Web Services
9 24 (13.71%) WPF
10 23 (13.14%) REST
11 22 (12.57%) jQuery
12 21 (12.00%) HTML5
13 18 (10.29%) Entity Framework
14 16 (9.14%) WCF
15 15 (8.57%) WinForms
16 12 (6.86%) ASP.NET MVC 5
17 10 (5.71%) XML
18 8 (4.57%) JSON
18 8 (4.57%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (5.71%) Fintech
2 8 (4.57%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.43%) Computer Science
3 6 (3.43%) User Experience
4 4 (2.29%) Fixed Income
4 4 (2.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.71%) Credit Risk
5 3 (1.71%) Equities
5 3 (1.71%) Market Risk
6 2 (1.14%) Digital Media
6 2 (1.14%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.57%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.57%) Clustering
7 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.57%) NHS
7 1 (0.57%) Reference Data
7 1 (0.57%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.57%) Windows
2 4 (2.29%) Linux
3 2 (1.14%) Android
3 2 (1.14%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.57%) Unix
4 1 (0.57%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (52.57%) MVC
2 56 (32.00%) TDD
3 55 (31.43%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (13.71%) Scrum
5 19 (10.86%) BDD
5 19 (10.86%) Mathematics
6 17 (9.71%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (9.71%) SOA
7 16 (9.14%) OO
8 14 (8.00%) Multithreading
8 14 (8.00%) SOLID
9 13 (7.43%) DevOps
10 12 (6.86%) Web Development
11 11 (6.29%) MVVM
12 9 (5.14%) Analytics
12 9 (5.14%) Physics
12 9 (5.14%) Software Delivery
13 8 (4.57%) Data Analytics
13 8 (4.57%) Domain-Driven Design
14 7 (4.00%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 155 (88.57%) C#
2 73 (41.71%) SQL
3 52 (29.71%) JavaScript
4 27 (15.43%) T-SQL
5 14 (8.00%) VB
6 13 (7.43%) VB.NET
7 10 (5.71%) VBA
8 7 (4.00%) Java
8 7 (4.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (2.86%) Python
10 4 (2.29%) C++
10 4 (2.29%) PHP
10 4 (2.29%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.14%) Ruby
11 2 (1.14%) XAML
12 1 (0.57%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.57%) C
12 1 (0.57%) Scala
12 1 (0.57%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (3.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.57%) MCP
2 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.57%) PMI Certification
2 1 (0.57%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.86%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (1.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.57%) Galera Cluster
1 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.57%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.57%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 18 (10.29%) Oracle
3 3 (1.71%) Bloomberg
3 3 (1.71%) Telerik
3 3 (1.71%) TIBCO
4 2 (1.14%) Adobe
4 2 (1.14%) Apigee
4 2 (1.14%) DevExpress
4 2 (1.14%) Eze Software Group
4 2 (1.14%) Google
4 2 (1.14%) IBM
4 2 (1.14%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.14%) OpenText
4 2 (1.14%) Redback
4 2 (1.14%) RedDot
4 2 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.14%) Sybase
5 1 (0.57%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.57%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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