Period
to 18 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £493 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 18 August 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
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 91 87
Rank change year-on-year +24 -4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 256 184 177
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.64% 2.76% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.83% 2.89% 2.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 227 150 153
City of London median daily rate £493 £450 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.38% +9.15% +3.13%
10th Percentile £363 £310 £275
90th Percentile £600 £591 £523
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +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 6,687 6,360 6,451
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.97% 95.54% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,243 4,889 5,176
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £301
90th Percentile £681 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £495 £459
% change year-on-year +1.01% +7.78% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 75 69
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.10 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.31% -4.74% +4.11%
10th Percentile £13.25 £13.25 £11.25
90th Percentile £28.55 £30.45 £36.71
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.69 £19.00
% change year-on-year +0.04% -1.62% +5.56%

.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 18 August 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 18 August 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
London Bridge -19 2 £425 +63.46%
Moorgate - 2 - -
.NET Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 256 (100.00%) .NET
2 239 (93.36%) C#
3 117 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
3 117 (45.70%) SQL
4 115 (44.92%) SQL Server
5 109 (42.58%) JavaScript
6 107 (41.80%) Microsoft Azure
7 99 (38.67%) ASP.NET
8 94 (36.72%) Finance
9 93 (36.33%) MVC
9 93 (36.33%) TDD
9 93 (36.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 75 (29.30%) AngularJS
11 62 (24.22%) .NET Framework
12 58 (22.66%) Microservices
13 57 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 55 (21.48%) Microsoft
15 50 (19.53%) CSS
16 49 (19.14%) HTML
17 45 (17.58%) .NET Core
18 41 (16.02%) Entity Framework
18 41 (16.02%) Unit Testing
19 39 (15.23%) WCF
19 39 (15.23%) SOLID
20 38 (14.84%) Greenfield Project
21 36 (14.06%) WPF
22 34 (13.28%) Fintech
23 33 (12.89%) Scrum
24 32 (12.50%) REST
25 30 (11.72%) React

.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 9 (3.52%) NServiceBus
2 8 (3.13%) CMS
2 8 (3.13%) IIS
2 8 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 7 (2.73%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.78%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.39%) Confluence
6 1 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 9 (3.52%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.56%) Acrobat
2 4 (1.56%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.39%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (2.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.78%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (0.39%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 107 (41.80%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (4.30%) Cloud Computing
4 5 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (1.95%) Serverless
5 2 (0.78%) GitHub
5 2 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.78%) Office 365
5 2 (0.78%) PaaS
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.39%) Amazon SQS
6 1 (0.39%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.39%) Azure Functions
6 1 (0.39%) Boomi
6 1 (0.39%) IaaS
6 1 (0.39%) iPaaS
6 1 (0.39%) npm
6 1 (0.39%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.95%) HTTP
2 2 (0.78%) HTTPS
2 2 (0.78%) SMS
3 1 (0.39%) AMQP
3 1 (0.39%) FTP
3 1 (0.39%) Intranet
3 1 (0.39%) SSL
3 1 (0.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (44.92%) SQL Server
2 24 (9.38%) Cosmos DB
3 19 (7.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (5.47%) Azure SQL Database
6 13 (5.08%) NoSQL
7 10 (3.91%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.91%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (3.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 7 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.73%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.95%) SQL Server 2014
10 4 (1.56%) Data Lake
10 4 (1.56%) Power BI
10 4 (1.56%) Redis
10 4 (1.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 3 (1.17%) Blockchain
11 3 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
11 3 (1.17%) RDBMS
11 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 29 (11.33%) Git (software)
2 24 (9.38%) SpecFlow
3 16 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
4 15 (5.86%) Selenium
5 14 (5.47%) NUnit
6 13 (5.08%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (4.69%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.91%) Visual Studio
9 9 (3.52%) Jenkins
9 9 (3.52%) JIRA
9 9 (3.52%) Octopus Deploy
10 7 (2.73%) Moq
10 7 (2.73%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.56%) Subversion
12 2 (0.78%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 1 (0.39%) Hudson
13 1 (0.39%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.39%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.39%) Protractor
General
1 94 (36.72%) Finance
2 30 (11.72%) Banking
3 15 (5.86%) Financial Institution
3 15 (5.86%) Front Office
4 14 (5.47%) Investment Banking
5 11 (4.30%) Retail
6 10 (3.91%) Law
7 5 (1.95%) Advertising
8 3 (1.17%) Back Office
8 3 (1.17%) Legal
8 3 (1.17%) Marketing
8 3 (1.17%) Telecoms
9 2 (0.78%) Prime Brokerage
10 1 (0.39%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (100.00%) .NET
2 99 (38.67%) ASP.NET
3 93 (36.33%) ASP.NET Web API
4 75 (29.30%) AngularJS
5 62 (24.22%) .NET Framework
6 57 (22.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 50 (19.53%) CSS
8 49 (19.14%) HTML
9 45 (17.58%) .NET Core
10 41 (16.02%) Entity Framework
11 39 (15.23%) WCF
12 36 (14.06%) WPF
13 32 (12.50%) REST
14 30 (11.72%) React
15 28 (10.94%) RESTful
16 23 (8.98%) Angular 2
17 22 (8.59%) jQuery
18 21 (8.20%) Web Services
19 19 (7.42%) WinForms
20 18 (7.03%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.84%) Greenfield Project
2 34 (13.28%) Fintech
3 16 (6.25%) Fixed Income
4 10 (3.91%) Market Risk
5 9 (3.52%) Equities
6 7 (2.73%) Derivative
7 5 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (1.95%) Credit Risk
7 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.95%) Grid Computing
7 5 (1.95%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 4 (1.56%) User Experience
9 3 (1.17%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.78%) Analytical Mindset
10 2 (0.78%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.78%) Public Cloud
10 2 (0.78%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.78%) Video on Demand
11 1 (0.39%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.20%) Windows
2 4 (1.56%) Linux
3 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (45.70%) Agile Software Development
2 93 (36.33%) MVC
2 93 (36.33%) TDD
3 58 (22.66%) Microservices
4 41 (16.02%) Unit Testing
5 39 (15.23%) SOLID
6 33 (12.89%) Scrum
7 25 (9.77%) BDD
8 24 (9.38%) SOA
9 22 (8.59%) SDLC
10 21 (8.20%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (8.20%) Web Development
11 19 (7.42%) DevOps
11 19 (7.42%) E-Commerce
12 16 (6.25%) Asset Management
13 15 (5.86%) Multithreading
13 15 (5.86%) Problem-Solving
14 14 (5.47%) MVVM
14 14 (5.47%) OO
15 13 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 239 (93.36%) C#
2 117 (45.70%) SQL
3 109 (42.58%) JavaScript
4 29 (11.33%) T-SQL
5 23 (8.98%) PowerShell
6 20 (7.81%) VB.NET
7 13 (5.08%) Java
8 11 (4.30%) C
9 10 (3.91%) VBA
10 9 (3.52%) TypeScript
11 7 (2.73%) Python
12 6 (2.34%) PL/SQL
12 6 (2.34%) VB
13 4 (1.56%) Scala
14 3 (1.17%) F#
14 3 (1.17%) Ruby
15 2 (0.78%) C++
15 2 (0.78%) ES6
15 2 (0.78%) MUMPS
16 1 (0.39%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (1.17%) Degree
2 1 (0.39%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.39%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.69%) QA
2 2 (0.78%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
3 1 (0.39%) Solvency II
System Software
1 16 (6.25%) Docker
2 1 (0.39%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 15 (5.86%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.34%) Ansible
3 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) Puppet
5 1 (0.39%) Control-M
5 1 (0.39%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.39%) PingFederate
5 1 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 55 (21.48%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.42%) Oracle
3 7 (2.73%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.95%) Telerik
5 4 (1.56%) Adobe
6 3 (1.17%) Cadence
6 3 (1.17%) Citrix
7 2 (0.78%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) InterSystems
7 2 (0.78%) Tableau
7 2 (0.78%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.39%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.39%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.39%) IBM
8 1 (0.39%) Informatica
8 1 (0.39%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.39%) Remedy
8 1 (0.39%) ServiceNow