The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £444 per day in advertised job vacancies in the City of London during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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
London / City of London
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 69 87 65
Rank change year-on-year +18 -22  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 106 84 178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.22% 2.47% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 2.58% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 73 156
Median daily rate £444 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.93% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £498 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year +4.65% +4.24%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the City of London. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
City of London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3148 3259 5509
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 95.51% 95.74% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2405 2639 4250
Median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £310 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 40 99
Median hourly rate £17.77 £20.00 £19.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.15% +1.44%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.93 £12.94 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £43.57 £37.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the City of London region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 182 (100.00%) .NET
2 168 (92.31%) C#
3 92 (50.55%) SQL Server
4 88 (48.35%) ASP.NET
5 84 (46.15%) MVC
6 79 (43.41%) SQL
7 66 (36.26%) Finance
8 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
9 59 (32.42%) JavaScript
10 56 (30.77%) HTML
11 54 (29.67%) AngularJS
12 52 (28.57%) CSS
13 46 (25.27%) ASP.NET MVC
14 42 (23.08%) .NET Framework
14 42 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
15 37 (20.33%) TDD
16 34 (18.68%) Microsoft
16 34 (18.68%) WCF
17 32 (17.58%) jQuery
18 31 (17.03%) Banking
19 28 (15.38%) T-SQL
20 25 (13.74%) Greenfield Project
21 23 (12.64%) Scrum
21 23 (12.64%) Windows
21 23 (12.64%) Entity Framework
22 22 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
22 22 (12.09%) Test Automation
22 22 (12.09%) Unit Testing
23 21 (11.54%) WPF
23 21 (11.54%) OO

.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 10 (5.49%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.30%) IIS
3 5 (2.75%) CMS
3 5 (2.75%) Umbraco
4 3 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.55%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (3.30%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (1.10%) Endur
3 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg AIM
3 1 (0.55%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 20 (10.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
1 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (50.55%) SQL Server
2 22 (12.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (9.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 18 (9.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (6.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (6.04%) NoSQL
6 10 (5.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 7 (3.85%) Relational Database
8 6 (3.30%) SQL Server 2016
8 6 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 5 (2.75%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database
10 3 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.65%) RavenDB
10 3 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (1.10%) Redis
12 1 (0.55%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.55%) Data Mart
12 1 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.55%) KDB
Development Applications
1 20 (10.99%) Visual Studio
2 17 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 14 (7.69%) Moq
3 14 (7.69%) NUnit
4 11 (6.04%) MSTest
5 6 (3.30%) TeamCity
6 4 (2.20%) JIRA
6 4 (2.20%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (2.20%) Selenium
6 4 (2.20%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.65%) Rhino Mocks
8 2 (1.10%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.10%) Subversion
9 1 (0.55%) Cucumber
9 1 (0.55%) dotTrace
9 1 (0.55%) EasyMock
9 1 (0.55%) JUnit
9 1 (0.55%) LINQPad
9 1 (0.55%) Maven
General
1 66 (36.26%) Finance
2 31 (17.03%) Banking
3 16 (8.79%) Front Office
4 11 (6.04%) Investment Banking
5 9 (4.95%) Marketing
6 6 (3.30%) Back Office
6 6 (3.30%) Law
7 3 (1.65%) Digital Economy
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Legal
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.55%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.55%) Retail
9 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (48.35%) ASP.NET
3 56 (30.77%) HTML
4 54 (29.67%) AngularJS
5 52 (28.57%) CSS
6 46 (25.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (23.08%) .NET Framework
7 42 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (18.68%) WCF
9 32 (17.58%) jQuery
10 23 (12.64%) Entity Framework
11 21 (11.54%) WPF
12 18 (9.89%) Ajax
13 17 (9.34%) Web Services
14 15 (8.24%) HTML5
15 14 (7.69%) WinForms
16 12 (6.59%) REST
17 10 (5.49%) ASP.NET MVC 5
18 9 (4.95%) Angular 2
18 9 (4.95%) Aurelia
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.74%) Greenfield Project
2 10 (5.49%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 8 (4.40%) Derivative
3 8 (4.40%) Fixed Income
4 6 (3.30%) Equities
5 5 (2.75%) Fintech
5 5 (2.75%) NHS
6 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (2.20%) Hedge funds
7 3 (1.65%) Algorithms
7 3 (1.65%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.65%) Equity Derivative
7 3 (1.65%) Market Risk
7 3 (1.65%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.10%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.55%) Blog
9 1 (0.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.55%) Reference Data
9 1 (0.55%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 23 (12.64%) Windows
2 5 (2.75%) Linux
3 4 (2.20%) Windows 10
4 1 (0.55%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.55%) Unix
4 1 (0.55%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (46.15%) MVC
2 63 (34.62%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (20.33%) TDD
4 23 (12.64%) Scrum
5 22 (12.09%) Test Automation
5 22 (12.09%) Unit Testing
6 21 (11.54%) OO
7 18 (9.89%) SDLC
8 17 (9.34%) SOA
9 15 (8.24%) Web Development
10 14 (7.69%) BDD
10 14 (7.69%) DevOps
11 13 (7.14%) SOLID
12 12 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
13 10 (5.49%) Microservices
13 10 (5.49%) MVVM
13 10 (5.49%) Software Delivery
14 9 (4.95%) OOP
15 8 (4.40%) Domain-Driven Design
15 8 (4.40%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 168 (92.31%) C#
2 79 (43.41%) SQL
3 59 (32.42%) JavaScript
4 28 (15.38%) T-SQL
5 11 (6.04%) VB
6 9 (4.95%) TypeScript
6 9 (4.95%) VB.NET
7 6 (3.30%) VBA
8 3 (1.65%) C++
8 3 (1.65%) PHP
8 3 (1.65%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.65%) Python
8 3 (1.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.10%) Java
10 1 (0.55%) Perl
10 1 (0.55%) VB6
10 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (4.40%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.10%) MCP
3 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.10%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.10%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.20%) MiFID
3 3 (1.65%) EMIR
4 2 (1.10%) QA
System Software
1 5 (2.75%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.55%) Kibana
1 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 34 (18.68%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.40%) Oracle
3 3 (1.65%) Redback
3 3 (1.65%) SunGard
3 3 (1.65%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.10%) Infragistics
4 2 (1.10%) OpenLink
5 1 (0.55%) Apigee
5 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.55%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.55%) Blue Prism
5 1 (0.55%) Eze Software Group
5 1 (0.55%) Google
5 1 (0.55%) iManage
5 1 (0.55%) LexisNexis
5 1 (0.55%) Perforce
5 1 (0.55%) RedGate
5 1 (0.55%) Sybase
5 1 (0.55%) Telerik
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