Period
to 19 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 6 months to 19 June 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
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 84 90
Rank change year-on-year +14 +6 -21
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 244 185 160
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.54% 2.98% 2.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.73% 3.11% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 222 147 139
City of London median daily rate £475 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +9.54% -3.00%
10th Percentile £334 £283 £256
90th Percentile £600 £588 £520
Central London median daily rate £475 £425 £375
% change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% -6.25%
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 6,536 5,950 6,276
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 95.95% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,159 4,572 5,013
City of London median daily rate £500 £490 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +3.16% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £308 £294
90th Percentile £688 £663 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 110 71 86
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.77 £19.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.23% -10.00% +0.15%
10th Percentile £12.45 £12.52 £11.25
90th Percentile £33.90 £30.07 £42.66
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £17.00 £19.99
% change year-on-year +10.00% -14.97% +2.53%

.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 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 19 June 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 - 4 - -
London Bridge -10 2 £425 +63.46%
.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 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.

1 244 (100.00%) .NET
2 231 (94.67%) C#
3 108 (44.26%) SQL Server
4 107 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
5 105 (43.03%) JavaScript
6 103 (42.21%) ASP.NET
7 99 (40.57%) SQL
8 91 (37.30%) Finance
9 88 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
10 87 (35.66%) MVC
11 81 (33.20%) ASP.NET Web API
12 74 (30.33%) TDD
13 68 (27.87%) AngularJS
14 59 (24.18%) .NET Framework
15 57 (23.36%) HTML
16 52 (21.31%) CSS
16 52 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
17 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
18 47 (19.26%) Microservices
19 38 (15.57%) SOLID
20 36 (14.75%) WCF
21 35 (14.34%) Banking
22 34 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
22 34 (13.93%) Unit Testing
22 34 (13.93%) Entity Framework
23 33 (13.52%) Git (software)
23 33 (13.52%) WPF
24 32 (13.11%) .NET Core
25 29 (11.89%) REST
25 29 (11.89%) RESTful

.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 8 (3.28%) CMS
1 8 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
2 7 (2.87%) NServiceBus
2 7 (2.87%) Umbraco
3 6 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (2.05%) IIS
5 2 (0.82%) EPiServer
5 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.41%) Confluence
6 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.41%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 15 (6.15%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.41%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.41%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.41%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (2.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.41%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (0.41%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.41%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 88 (36.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (13.93%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.69%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (1.64%) Office 365
5 3 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (0.82%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.82%) PaaS
6 2 (0.82%) SaaS
6 2 (0.82%) Serverless
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.41%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.41%) Boomi
7 1 (0.41%) Dropbox
7 1 (0.41%) GitHub
7 1 (0.41%) IaaS
7 1 (0.41%) iPaaS
7 1 (0.41%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.64%) HTTP
2 3 (1.23%) SMS
3 2 (0.82%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.41%) AMQP
4 1 (0.41%) FTP
4 1 (0.41%) Intranet
4 1 (0.41%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (44.26%) SQL Server
2 20 (8.20%) NoSQL
3 19 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (7.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.51%) Cosmos DB
6 10 (4.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 8 (3.28%) Relational Database
8 7 (2.87%) Data Warehouse
8 7 (2.87%) Oracle Database
8 7 (2.87%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (2.46%) Oracle Database 11g
10 5 (2.05%) MongoDB
10 5 (2.05%) Power BI
10 5 (2.05%) SQL Server 2014
11 4 (1.64%) InterSystems Cache
11 4 (1.64%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
12 3 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.23%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.23%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (13.52%) Git (software)
2 17 (6.97%) TeamCity
3 15 (6.15%) SpecFlow
4 14 (5.74%) NUnit
4 14 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
5 12 (4.92%) Visual Studio
6 11 (4.51%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (4.51%) Visual Studio Team System
7 10 (4.10%) Selenium
8 9 (3.69%) JIRA
9 8 (3.28%) Subversion
10 7 (2.87%) Moq
11 6 (2.46%) Jenkins
12 4 (1.64%) MSTest
13 3 (1.23%) Karma Test Runner
13 3 (1.23%) ReSharper
14 2 (0.82%) MSBuild
15 1 (0.41%) Cucumber
15 1 (0.41%) Hudson
15 1 (0.41%) Protractor
General
1 91 (37.30%) Finance
2 35 (14.34%) Banking
3 19 (7.79%) Investment Banking
4 18 (7.38%) Front Office
5 11 (4.51%) Law
6 8 (3.28%) Financial Institution
6 8 (3.28%) Marketing
7 7 (2.87%) Retail
8 6 (2.46%) Advertising
9 5 (2.05%) Legal
10 3 (1.23%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.82%) Back Office
12 1 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.41%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.41%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 244 (100.00%) .NET
2 103 (42.21%) ASP.NET
3 81 (33.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 68 (27.87%) AngularJS
5 59 (24.18%) .NET Framework
6 57 (23.36%) HTML
7 52 (21.31%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (21.31%) CSS
8 36 (14.75%) WCF
9 34 (13.93%) Entity Framework
10 33 (13.52%) WPF
11 32 (13.11%) .NET Core
12 29 (11.89%) REST
12 29 (11.89%) RESTful
13 24 (9.84%) jQuery
14 23 (9.43%) React
15 22 (9.02%) HTML5
15 22 (9.02%) Web Services
16 18 (7.38%) WinForms
17 16 (6.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (9.43%) Fintech
2 21 (8.61%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.92%) Derivative
4 10 (4.10%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.69%) Market Risk
6 5 (2.05%) Credit Risk
6 5 (2.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (2.05%) Management Information System
6 5 (2.05%) Self-Motivation
6 5 (2.05%) User Experience
7 4 (1.64%) Algorithms
7 4 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.64%) Grid Computing
7 4 (1.64%) Public Cloud
8 3 (1.23%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.23%) Equity Derivative
9 2 (0.82%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.82%) Equities
9 2 (0.82%) N-Tier
9 2 (0.82%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 21 (8.61%) Windows
2 2 (0.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.41%) Unix
3 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (43.85%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (35.66%) MVC
3 74 (30.33%) TDD
4 47 (19.26%) Microservices
5 38 (15.57%) SOLID
6 34 (13.93%) Unit Testing
7 27 (11.07%) Scrum
8 25 (10.25%) BDD
9 24 (9.84%) Web Development
10 21 (8.61%) E-Commerce
11 19 (7.79%) DevOps
12 17 (6.97%) SDLC
12 17 (6.97%) SOA
13 14 (5.74%) Business Intelligence
13 14 (5.74%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (5.74%) OO
14 13 (5.33%) API Development
15 12 (4.92%) Software Engineering
16 11 (4.51%) Asset Management
16 11 (4.51%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 231 (94.67%) C#
2 105 (43.03%) JavaScript
3 99 (40.57%) SQL
4 27 (11.07%) VB.NET
5 20 (8.20%) T-SQL
6 16 (6.56%) Java
7 15 (6.15%) PowerShell
8 14 (5.74%) VBA
9 13 (5.33%) Python
10 10 (4.10%) VB
11 6 (2.46%) PL/SQL
12 5 (2.05%) C++
12 5 (2.05%) Ruby
13 4 (1.64%) ES6
13 4 (1.64%) MUMPS
13 4 (1.64%) Scala
13 4 (1.64%) TypeScript
14 3 (1.23%) F#
14 3 (1.23%) Perl
15 2 (0.82%) U-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (0.41%) Degree
1 1 (0.41%) DV Cleared
1 1 (0.41%) MCP
1 1 (0.41%) MCPD
1 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.41%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.41%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.74%) QA
2 4 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
3 1 (0.41%) Solvency II
System Software
1 19 (7.79%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 12 (4.92%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.23%) Ansible
2 3 (1.23%) Terraform
3 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.41%) Control-M
4 1 (0.41%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.41%) PingFederate
4 1 (0.41%) Puppet
4 1 (0.41%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 49 (20.08%) Microsoft
2 22 (9.02%) Oracle
3 6 (2.46%) Sitecore
3 6 (2.46%) Telerik
4 5 (2.05%) TIBCO
5 4 (1.64%) Google
6 3 (1.23%) Citrix
6 3 (1.23%) Tableau
7 2 (0.82%) InterSystems
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe
8 1 (0.41%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.41%) Embarcadero
8 1 (0.41%) Facebook
8 1 (0.41%) IBM
8 1 (0.41%) Informatica
8 1 (0.41%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.41%) ServiceNow