Period
to 19 June 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 June 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 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 111 70 82
Rank change year-on-year -41 +12 +9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 135 244 185
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 2.10% 3.54% 2.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.24% 3.73% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 222 147
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +9.54%
10th Percentile £364 £334 £283
90th Percentile £578 £600 £588
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
% change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
City of London median hourly rate - - -
Central London median hourly rate - £175.00 -

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 6,040 6,537 5,956
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.76% 94.77% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 4,671 5,161 4,576
City of London median daily rate £520 £500 £490
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +2.04% +3.16%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £688 £663
Central London median daily rate £513 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +2.50% +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 110 71
City of London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.30% +5.23% -10.00%
10th Percentile £11.25 £12.45 £12.52
90th Percentile £56.50 £33.90 £30.07
Central London median hourly rate £21.00 £18.70 £17.00
% change year-on-year +12.30% +10.00% -14.97%

.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 June 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
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 19 June 2019. 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 -14 1 - -
London Bridge -35 1 £425 -
.NET Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 19 June 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.

1 135 (100.00%) .NET
2 110 (81.48%) C#
3 65 (48.15%) SQL Server
4 60 (44.44%) SQL
4 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 51 (37.78%) ASP.NET
6 47 (34.81%) MVC
6 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (31.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 43 (31.85%) JavaScript
8 41 (30.37%) Finance
9 40 (29.63%) TDD
9 40 (29.63%) .NET Core
10 38 (28.15%) AngularJS
11 37 (27.41%) Microsoft
12 36 (26.67%) .NET Framework
13 30 (22.22%) Microservices
14 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
14 25 (18.52%) HTML
15 23 (17.04%) Banking
16 22 (16.30%) CSS
16 22 (16.30%) Greenfield Project
17 21 (15.56%) WCF
18 20 (14.81%) REST
19 19 (14.07%) Entity Framework
20 18 (13.33%) jQuery
20 18 (13.33%) Web Services
21 16 (11.85%) Windows
21 16 (11.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
21 16 (11.85%) Docker

.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 (5.19%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.96%) CMS
2 4 (2.96%) Umbraco
3 3 (2.22%) Apache
3 3 (2.22%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.22%) IIS
3 3 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.48%) Kentico
4 2 (1.48%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) JBoss
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.74%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (1.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Endur
2 1 (0.74%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 43 (31.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (6.67%) Serverless
4 8 (5.93%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (3.70%) Office 365
5 5 (3.70%) Yammer
6 4 (2.96%) Azure Functions
7 3 (2.22%) SaaS
8 2 (1.48%) Amazon Kinesis
8 2 (1.48%) Amazon S3
8 2 (1.48%) Azure Data Factory
8 2 (1.48%) OpenShift
8 2 (1.48%) PaaS
8 2 (1.48%) Power Platform
9 1 (0.74%) GitHub
9 1 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.74%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.74%) HTTP
1 1 (0.74%) SSL
1 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (48.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 12 (8.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.19%) Cosmos DB
4 7 (5.19%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.44%) Azure SQL Database
5 6 (4.44%) Data Lake
6 4 (2.96%) NoSQL
7 3 (2.22%) Big Data
7 3 (2.22%) Redis
7 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.48%) Power BI
9 1 (0.74%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.74%) CouchDB
9 1 (0.74%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.74%) Oracle Database 10g
9 1 (0.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.74%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 14 (10.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 12 (8.89%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.44%) Octopus Deploy
4 5 (3.70%) TeamCity
4 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (2.22%) NUnit
6 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.48%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.74%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.74%) IntelliJ
7 1 (0.74%) JUnit
7 1 (0.74%) MSTest
7 1 (0.74%) NSubstitute
7 1 (0.74%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.74%) Selenium
7 1 (0.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 1 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 41 (30.37%) Finance
2 23 (17.04%) Banking
3 8 (5.93%) Back Office
4 5 (3.70%) Financial Institution
4 5 (3.70%) Investment Banking
5 4 (2.96%) Law
5 4 (2.96%) Retail
6 2 (1.48%) Front Office
6 2 (1.48%) Legal
7 1 (0.74%) Billing
7 1 (0.74%) French Language
7 1 (0.74%) Games
7 1 (0.74%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (100.00%) .NET
2 51 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 47 (34.81%) ASP.NET Web API
4 40 (29.63%) .NET Core
5 38 (28.15%) AngularJS
6 36 (26.67%) .NET Framework
7 25 (18.52%) ASP.NET MVC
7 25 (18.52%) HTML
8 22 (16.30%) CSS
9 21 (15.56%) WCF
10 20 (14.81%) REST
11 19 (14.07%) Entity Framework
12 18 (13.33%) jQuery
12 18 (13.33%) Web Services
13 14 (10.37%) Ajax
14 13 (9.63%) React
14 13 (9.63%) RESTful
15 10 (7.41%) HTML5
16 9 (6.67%) XML
17 6 (4.44%) Angular 2
Miscellaneous
1 22 (16.30%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (3.70%) Mobile App
4 3 (2.22%) User Experience
5 2 (1.48%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.48%) Data Protection Act
5 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.48%) W3C
6 1 (0.74%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.74%) Derivative
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.74%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.74%) Smart City
6 1 (0.74%) Social Media
6 1 (0.74%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (0.74%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.85%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (0.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.81%) MVC
3 40 (29.63%) TDD
4 30 (22.22%) Microservices
5 15 (11.11%) DevOps
6 14 (10.37%) Fintech
7 12 (8.89%) Web Development
8 11 (8.15%) BDD
8 11 (8.15%) SOLID
9 10 (7.41%) CRM
9 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
10 9 (6.67%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (5.93%) Scrum
11 8 (5.93%) SDLC
12 7 (5.19%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.44%) Pair Programming
14 5 (3.70%) Asset Management
14 5 (3.70%) Investment Management
14 5 (3.70%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 110 (81.48%) C#
2 60 (44.44%) SQL
3 43 (31.85%) JavaScript
4 12 (8.89%) T-SQL
5 11 (8.15%) VB.NET
6 3 (2.22%) Java
6 3 (2.22%) PowerShell
7 2 (1.48%) C
7 2 (1.48%) Python
7 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
7 2 (1.48%) VB
8 1 (0.74%) C++
8 1 (0.74%) F#
8 1 (0.74%) LINC
8 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
8 1 (0.74%) R
8 1 (0.74%) Scala
8 1 (0.74%) VB6
8 1 (0.74%) VBA
8 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.74%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (11.85%) Docker
2 6 (4.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (9.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.74%) Grafana
2 1 (0.74%) Kibana
2 1 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.74%) Puppet
2 1 (0.74%) Terraform
Vendors
1 37 (27.41%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.22%) Sitecore
3 2 (1.48%) Citrix
3 2 (1.48%) Dataiku
3 2 (1.48%) Oracle
4 1 (0.74%) Cognos
4 1 (0.74%) DevExpress
4 1 (0.74%) Google
4 1 (0.74%) New Relic
4 1 (0.74%) OpenLink
4 1 (0.74%) VMware
4 1 (0.74%) webMethods