Period
to 20 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

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
20 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 118 84 118
Rank change year-on-year -34 +34 -51
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 61 33 119
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.57% 1.83% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.00% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 25 106
10th Percentile £354 £401 £400
25th Percentile £414 £431 £446
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £600 £500
Median % change year-on-year -12.50% +20.00% -
75th Percentile £625 £688 £525
90th Percentile £688 " £588
Central London median daily rate £525 £550 £500
% change year-on-year -4.55% +10.00% -

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 3,607 1,653 5,567
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.77% 91.88% 93.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,728 1,254 4,413
10th Percentile £350 £306 £313
25th Percentile £461 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £511 £513
Median % change year-on-year +7.58% -0.24% +2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £600 £600
90th Percentile £748 £675 £675
Central London median daily rate £550 £511 £500
% change year-on-year +7.58% +2.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 25 70
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.50 £11.70
25th Percentile £18.94 £20.00 £13.31
Median hourly rate £28.25 £35.50 £19.50
Median % change year-on-year -20.42% +82.05% +4.28%
75th Percentile £37.75 £46.00 £23.69
90th Percentile £62.05 £47.75 £49.15
Central London median hourly rate £30.25 £33.50 £20.50
% change year-on-year -9.70% +63.41% +9.63%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer in the City of London.

Daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the City of London

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the City of London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Developer in the City of London over the 6 months to 20 October 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the City of London

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

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer in the City of London.

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 20 October 2021. 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 - 2 £575 -
.NET Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 2021, .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 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 52 (85.25%) C#
3 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (47.54%) SQL
5 26 (42.62%) Azure
6 20 (32.79%) Finance
7 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
7 19 (31.15%) .NET Framework
8 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
8 18 (29.51%) .NET Core
9 16 (26.23%) Full Stack Development
10 14 (22.95%) DevOps
11 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
11 13 (21.31%) MVC
12 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
13 11 (18.03%) TDD
14 10 (16.39%) Banking
14 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
14 10 (16.39%) HTML
14 10 (16.39%) Docker
15 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
16 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
16 8 (13.11%) CSS
16 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
16 8 (13.11%) SDLC
17 7 (11.48%) Microservices
17 7 (11.48%) Oracle
17 7 (11.48%) Scrum
17 7 (11.48%) AWS
17 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering

.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 (6.56%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.28%) IIS
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
3 1 (1.64%) nginx
3 1 (1.64%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 26 (42.62%) Azure
2 7 (11.48%) AWS
3 2 (3.28%) SaaS
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.64%) Azure App Service
4 1 (1.64%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 1 (1.64%) Azure Functions
4 1 (1.64%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (1.64%) GCP
4 1 (1.64%) Serverless
4 1 (1.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (31.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.56%) NoSQL
2 4 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (4.92%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
5 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.64%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (8.20%) Git (software)
1 5 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (6.56%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.92%) NUnit
3 3 (4.92%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (3.28%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.28%) MSTest
4 2 (3.28%) Subversion
5 1 (1.64%) GitLab
5 1 (1.64%) MSBuild
5 1 (1.64%) Postman
5 1 (1.64%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (32.79%) Finance
2 10 (16.39%) Banking
3 6 (9.84%) Front Office
3 6 (9.84%) Social Skills
4 4 (6.56%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (3.28%) International Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Back Office
6 1 (1.64%) Games
6 1 (1.64%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.64%) Marketing
6 1 (1.64%) Presentation Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (31.15%) .NET Framework
3 18 (29.51%) .NET Core
3 18 (29.51%) ASP.NET
4 12 (19.67%) AngularJS
5 10 (16.39%) HTML
6 9 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
7 8 (13.11%) CSS
7 8 (13.11%) Entity Framework
8 6 (9.84%) RESTful
9 5 (8.20%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (8.20%) React
10 4 (6.56%) ASP.NET Core
10 4 (6.56%) jQuery
10 4 (6.56%) LINQ
10 4 (6.56%) Unity DI Container
10 4 (6.56%) WPF
11 3 (4.92%) REST
11 3 (4.92%) WCF
12 2 (3.28%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.20%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.92%) Fixed Income
3 2 (3.28%) Derivative
3 2 (3.28%) Equity Derivative
3 2 (3.28%) Market Risk
4 1 (1.64%) Credit Risk
4 1 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (4.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (26.23%) Full Stack Development
3 14 (22.95%) DevOps
4 13 (21.31%) MVC
5 11 (18.03%) TDD
6 8 (13.11%) SDLC
6 8 (13.11%) Unit Testing
7 7 (11.48%) Microservices
7 7 (11.48%) Scrum
7 7 (11.48%) Software Engineering
8 5 (8.20%) Analytics
8 5 (8.20%) Multithreading
9 4 (6.56%) Electronic Trading
9 4 (6.56%) Integration Testing
9 4 (6.56%) OO
9 4 (6.56%) OOP
10 3 (4.92%) Data Analysis
10 3 (4.92%) ETL
10 3 (4.92%) OOD
10 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 52 (85.25%) C#
2 29 (47.54%) SQL
3 13 (21.31%) JavaScript
4 4 (6.56%) VBA
5 3 (4.92%) T-SQL
5 3 (4.92%) TypeScript
5 3 (4.92%) VB
5 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.28%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.28%) Python
7 1 (1.64%) Java
7 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.28%) Degree
2 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.92%) QA
System Software
1 10 (16.39%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (8.20%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.64%) Control-M
2 1 (1.64%) Marathon
2 1 (1.64%) MIIS
2 1 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.48%) Oracle
3 1 (1.64%) BMC
3 1 (1.64%) Salesforce.com