Period
to 8 August 2020

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 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 95 122 66
Rank change year-on-year +27 -56 +15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 38 126 250
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.71% 1.94% 3.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.83% 2.07% 3.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 119 228
Median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £330 £364 £361
90th Percentile £688 £626 £600
Central London median daily rate £475 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 2,075 6,101 6,607
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.13% 93.92% 94.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,455 4,764 5,186
Median daily rate £513 £520 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.44% +4.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £325 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £513 £500
% change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 77 126
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +5.23%
10th Percentile £13.28 £11.25 £13.24
90th Percentile £51.08 £57.90 £30.00
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +66.67% +12.30% +5.23%

.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 8 August 2020.

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, .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 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 35 (92.11%) C#
3 23 (60.53%) SQL
4 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
5 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
6 15 (39.47%) Finance
7 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
7 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
7 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 13 (34.21%) Azure
9 11 (28.95%) .NET Core
10 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
12 8 (21.05%) MVC
12 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
12 8 (21.05%) DevOps
13 7 (18.42%) React
13 7 (18.42%) HTML
13 7 (18.42%) Front Office
13 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 6 (15.79%) Banking
14 6 (15.79%) WPF
14 6 (15.79%) jQuery
14 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
14 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (15.79%) CSS
15 5 (13.16%) OO
15 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
15 5 (13.16%) VBA
15 5 (13.16%) Oracle

.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 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 3 (7.89%) Acrobat
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (34.21%) Azure
2 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) PaaS
3 1 (2.63%) AWS
3 1 (2.63%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (10.53%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.26%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (5.26%) OLAP
4 2 (5.26%) Parquet
4 2 (5.26%) Redis
4 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.63%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.63%) InterSystems Cache
5 1 (2.63%) MySQL
5 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (2.63%) Power BI
5 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2017
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 6 (15.79%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (7.89%) Octopus Deploy
2 3 (7.89%) TeamCity
3 2 (5.26%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
3 2 (5.26%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
4 1 (2.63%) JIRA
4 1 (2.63%) MSBuild
General
1 15 (39.47%) Finance
2 7 (18.42%) Front Office
3 6 (15.79%) Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) International Banking
4 1 (2.63%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (42.11%) ASP.NET
3 14 (36.84%) AngularJS
3 14 (36.84%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (28.95%) .NET Core
5 7 (18.42%) HTML
5 7 (18.42%) React
6 6 (15.79%) CSS
6 6 (15.79%) jQuery
6 6 (15.79%) WPF
7 5 (13.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (10.53%) .NET Framework
8 4 (10.53%) Redux
8 4 (10.53%) REST
8 4 (10.53%) WinForms
9 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET Core
9 3 (7.89%) Entity Framework
9 3 (7.89%) WCF
10 2 (5.26%) RESTful
10 2 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.26%) Reinsurance
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
3 1 (2.63%) Derivative
3 1 (2.63%) Equities
3 1 (2.63%) Fat Client
3 1 (2.63%) Fixed Income
3 1 (2.63%) Hedge funds
3 1 (2.63%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.63%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Android
1 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
1 1 (2.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) DevOps
2 8 (21.05%) MVC
3 6 (15.79%) Unit Testing
4 5 (13.16%) OO
5 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
5 4 (10.53%) TDD
6 3 (7.89%) BDD
6 3 (7.89%) Business Analysis
6 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
6 3 (7.89%) Data Protection
6 3 (7.89%) Microservices
6 3 (7.89%) Migration
6 3 (7.89%) OOD
6 3 (7.89%) Test Automation
6 3 (7.89%) Web Development
7 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) SOA
7 2 (5.26%) Software Architecture
7 2 (5.26%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 35 (92.11%) C#
2 23 (60.53%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) JavaScript
4 8 (21.05%) T-SQL
5 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
5 5 (13.16%) VB.NET
5 5 (13.16%) VBA
6 4 (10.53%) Java
6 4 (10.53%) Kotlin
6 4 (10.53%) TypeScript
7 2 (5.26%) C++
7 2 (5.26%) R
7 2 (5.26%) VB
8 1 (2.63%) MUMPS
8 1 (2.63%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) QA
1 3 (7.89%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Terraform
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) Adobe
4 2 (5.26%) Cognos
4 2 (5.26%) Databricks
4 2 (5.26%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.63%) Bloomberg