Period
to 10 December 2018

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 10 December 2018.

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
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 73 84
Rank change year-on-year +2 +11 +8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 254 230 189
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.56% 3.22% 2.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.74% 3.40% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 191 164
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £445
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.74% +11.25%
10th Percentile £415 £345 £325
90th Percentile £600 £625 £563
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +6.25%
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 6,800 6,760 6,228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.26% 94.66% 95.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,378 5,363 4,938
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £300 £313 £313
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 91 73
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.86% -9.09%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.25 £12.58
90th Percentile £25.70 £30.75 £54.03
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £17.21
% change year-on-year +3.31% +5.19% -4.40%

.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 10 December 2018.

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 10 December 2018. 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
Moorgate - 1 - -
London Bridge - 1 £375 -
.NET Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2018, .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.

1 254 (100.00%) .NET
2 235 (92.52%) C#
3 126 (49.61%) SQL
4 109 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
5 101 (39.76%) SQL Server
6 100 (39.37%) Microsoft Azure
7 96 (37.80%) TDD
8 95 (37.40%) ASP.NET
9 89 (35.04%) MVC
10 80 (31.50%) JavaScript
11 77 (30.31%) ASP.NET Web API
12 73 (28.74%) .NET Framework
13 71 (27.95%) Finance
14 66 (25.98%) .NET Core
15 62 (24.41%) AngularJS
16 59 (23.23%) Microservices
17 55 (21.65%) Entity Framework
18 54 (21.26%) Greenfield Project
19 45 (17.72%) CSS
20 44 (17.32%) HTML
21 43 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
22 42 (16.54%) Microsoft
23 37 (14.57%) React
24 35 (13.78%) Git (software)
25 33 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
26 32 (12.60%) WPF
27 31 (12.20%) WCF
27 31 (12.20%) Unit Testing
28 30 (11.81%) REST
28 30 (11.81%) Fintech

.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 17 (6.69%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (3.94%) NServiceBus
3 5 (1.97%) IIS
4 3 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 2 (0.79%) CMS
5 2 (0.79%) Confluence
5 2 (0.79%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.79%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 13 (5.12%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.18%) Acrobat
2 3 (1.18%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (0.39%) Payment Gateway
1 1 (0.39%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 100 (39.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.54%) Cloud Computing
3 9 (3.54%) Serverless
4 7 (2.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.57%) Azure Functions
5 4 (1.57%) PaaS
6 2 (0.79%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (0.79%) Azure Data Factory
6 2 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (0.79%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.79%) GitHub
7 1 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.39%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) HTTP
2 1 (0.39%) Internet
2 1 (0.39%) Intranet
2 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (39.76%) SQL Server
2 29 (11.42%) Cosmos DB
3 24 (9.45%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (6.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (4.72%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (4.33%) MongoDB
7 9 (3.54%) Redis
8 8 (3.15%) NoSQL
9 7 (2.76%) Data Lake
10 6 (2.36%) Relational Database
11 5 (1.97%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.57%) PostgreSQL
12 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.57%) SQL Server 2016
12 4 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 3 (1.18%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.79%) KDB
14 2 (0.79%) Power BI
14 2 (0.79%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 35 (13.78%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.66%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.66%) Visual Studio Team System
3 21 (8.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (7.48%) TeamCity
5 18 (7.09%) Octopus Deploy
6 15 (5.91%) Jenkins
7 14 (5.51%) SpecFlow
8 13 (5.12%) Selenium
9 9 (3.54%) JIRA
10 8 (3.15%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.57%) Artifactory
11 4 (1.57%) NUnit
12 3 (1.18%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.18%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.79%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.79%) Visual Studio Coded UI
13 2 (0.79%) webpack
14 1 (0.39%) SonarQube
General
1 71 (27.95%) Finance
2 28 (11.02%) Banking
3 13 (5.12%) Financial Institution
3 13 (5.12%) Front Office
3 13 (5.12%) Retail
4 7 (2.76%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.36%) Law
6 5 (1.97%) Advertising
7 4 (1.57%) Back Office
7 4 (1.57%) Marketing
8 2 (0.79%) Prime Brokerage
9 1 (0.39%) Billing
9 1 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.39%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 254 (100.00%) .NET
2 95 (37.40%) ASP.NET
3 77 (30.31%) ASP.NET Web API
4 73 (28.74%) .NET Framework
5 66 (25.98%) .NET Core
6 62 (24.41%) AngularJS
7 55 (21.65%) Entity Framework
8 45 (17.72%) CSS
9 44 (17.32%) HTML
10 43 (16.93%) ASP.NET MVC
11 37 (14.57%) React
12 32 (12.60%) WPF
13 31 (12.20%) WCF
14 30 (11.81%) REST
15 29 (11.42%) Angular 2
16 25 (9.84%) RESTful
17 23 (9.06%) jQuery
18 21 (8.27%) Web Services
19 20 (7.87%) HTML5
20 12 (4.72%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 54 (21.26%) Greenfield Project
2 30 (11.81%) Fintech
3 14 (5.51%) Fixed Income
4 13 (5.12%) Reinsurance
5 12 (4.72%) Equities
5 12 (4.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (3.94%) Analytical Skills
7 7 (2.76%) Derivative
8 6 (2.36%) Hedge funds
9 4 (1.57%) Market Risk
10 3 (1.18%) Blog
10 3 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.18%) Grid Computing
10 3 (1.18%) Mainframe
10 3 (1.18%) N-Tier
10 3 (1.18%) Robotics
10 3 (1.18%) Smart City
10 3 (1.18%) SWIFT
10 3 (1.18%) Video on Demand
11 2 (0.79%) Analytical Mindset
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.94%) Windows
2 6 (2.36%) Linux
3 2 (0.79%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (42.91%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (37.80%) TDD
3 89 (35.04%) MVC
4 59 (23.23%) Microservices
5 33 (12.99%) Continuous Integration
6 31 (12.20%) Unit Testing
7 28 (11.02%) BDD
8 27 (10.63%) Scrum
9 26 (10.24%) SOLID
10 24 (9.45%) SOA
11 23 (9.06%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.66%) Problem-Solving
13 21 (8.27%) Asset Management
13 21 (8.27%) OO
13 21 (8.27%) SDLC
13 21 (8.27%) Test Automation
14 17 (6.69%) Analytics
14 17 (6.69%) Continuous Delivery
15 16 (6.30%) Multithreading
16 12 (4.72%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 235 (92.52%) C#
2 126 (49.61%) SQL
3 80 (31.50%) JavaScript
4 23 (9.06%) T-SQL
5 18 (7.09%) PowerShell
6 16 (6.30%) C
7 13 (5.12%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.12%) VBA
8 11 (4.33%) TypeScript
9 7 (2.76%) Java
10 5 (1.97%) C++
10 5 (1.97%) Go
11 3 (1.18%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.79%) Python
12 2 (0.79%) VB
13 1 (0.39%) Perl
13 1 (0.39%) R
13 1 (0.39%) XPath
Qualifications
1 9 (3.54%) Degree
2 2 (0.79%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.79%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (4.33%) QA
2 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (7.48%) Docker
2 2 (0.79%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 14 (5.51%) Kubernetes
2 11 (4.33%) Ansible
3 8 (3.15%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (2.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (16.54%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.94%) Oracle
3 4 (1.57%) Citrix
4 3 (1.18%) Adobe
4 3 (1.18%) Cadence
4 3 (1.18%) UiPath
5 2 (0.79%) iManage
5 2 (0.79%) Lotus
5 2 (0.79%) Telerik
6 1 (0.39%) CODA
6 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.39%) Google
6 1 (0.39%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.39%) Remedy
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.39%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.39%) Splunk
6 1 (0.39%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.39%) Workday