Period
to 22 October 2018

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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 92 100
Rank change year-on-year +28 +8 -15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 262 190 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.74% 2.77% 2.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.92% 2.92% 2.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 237 159 153
City of London median daily rate £500 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +11.76% +4.55%
10th Percentile £388 £328 £308
90th Percentile £600 £640 £560
Central London median daily rate £500 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% +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 6,682 6,501 6,340
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.43% 94.78% 95.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 5,288 5,107 5,052
City of London median daily rate £500 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £308
90th Percentile £675 £675 £650
Central London median daily rate £500 £500 £465
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 119 87 77
City of London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% +2.86% -2.78%
10th Percentile £13.00 £11.70 £11.25
90th Percentile £25.50 £30.75 £48.40
Central London median hourly rate £18.70 £18.40 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.66% +5.11% -2.78%

.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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -42 1 £375 +44.23%
Moorgate - 1 - -
.NET Developer
Central London

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 262 (100.00%) .NET
2 245 (93.51%) C#
3 123 (46.95%) SQL
4 111 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
5 109 (41.60%) Microsoft Azure
6 106 (40.46%) SQL Server
6 106 (40.46%) ASP.NET
7 98 (37.40%) TDD
8 93 (35.50%) MVC
9 91 (34.73%) Finance
10 90 (34.35%) ASP.NET Web API
11 88 (33.59%) JavaScript
12 72 (27.48%) .NET Framework
13 69 (26.34%) .NET Core
14 68 (25.95%) AngularJS
15 63 (24.05%) Microservices
16 55 (20.99%) Greenfield Project
17 53 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
18 51 (19.47%) Entity Framework
19 49 (18.70%) HTML
20 46 (17.56%) CSS
21 43 (16.41%) Git (software)
22 42 (16.03%) Microsoft
23 41 (15.65%) Fintech
24 36 (13.74%) WCF
25 34 (12.98%) Unit Testing
25 34 (12.98%) REST
25 34 (12.98%) Banking
25 34 (12.98%) React
26 33 (12.60%) WPF

.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 15 (5.73%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (4.20%) NServiceBus
3 9 (3.44%) Umbraco
4 8 (3.05%) CMS
5 7 (2.67%) IIS
5 7 (2.67%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.15%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.76%) Confluence
8 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.38%) WebSphere
Applications
1 12 (4.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.53%) Acrobat
2 4 (1.53%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
1 2 (0.76%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 109 (41.60%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.54%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.82%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (2.67%) Serverless
5 5 (1.91%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.15%) PaaS
7 2 (0.76%) Amazon SQS
7 2 (0.76%) Azure Functions
7 2 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
8 1 (0.38%) GitHub
8 1 (0.38%) iPaaS
8 1 (0.38%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.53%) HTTP
2 1 (0.38%) AMQP
2 1 (0.38%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.38%) Internet
2 1 (0.38%) Intranet
2 1 (0.38%) SSL
2 1 (0.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 106 (40.46%) SQL Server
2 31 (11.83%) Cosmos DB
3 22 (8.40%) Azure SQL Database
4 17 (6.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (4.20%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 8 (3.05%) MongoDB
9 7 (2.67%) Redis
10 6 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 5 (1.91%) Data Lake
11 5 (1.91%) Data Warehouse
11 5 (1.91%) PostgreSQL
11 5 (1.91%) SQL Server 2014
12 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 3 (1.15%) Big Data
13 3 (1.15%) Oracle Database
13 3 (1.15%) RDBMS
14 2 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 43 (16.41%) Git (software)
2 21 (8.02%) TeamCity
3 20 (7.63%) SpecFlow
4 18 (6.87%) Visual Studio Team System
5 17 (6.49%) Selenium
5 17 (6.49%) Visual Studio
6 16 (6.11%) Octopus Deploy
7 15 (5.73%) Jenkins
7 15 (5.73%) Team Foundation Server
8 9 (3.44%) JIRA
9 8 (3.05%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.91%) NUnit
11 4 (1.53%) Artifactory
12 3 (1.15%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.15%) Jasmine
12 3 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
13 2 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 2 (0.76%) webpack
14 1 (0.38%) git-flow
14 1 (0.38%) Protractor
General
1 91 (34.73%) Finance
2 34 (12.98%) Banking
3 19 (7.25%) Front Office
4 17 (6.49%) Financial Institution
5 15 (5.73%) Investment Banking
6 11 (4.20%) Retail
7 8 (3.05%) Law
8 7 (2.67%) Advertising
9 4 (1.53%) Back Office
9 4 (1.53%) Marketing
10 3 (1.15%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.76%) Prime Brokerage
12 1 (0.38%) Billing
12 1 (0.38%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 262 (100.00%) .NET
2 106 (40.46%) ASP.NET
3 90 (34.35%) ASP.NET Web API
4 72 (27.48%) .NET Framework
5 69 (26.34%) .NET Core
6 68 (25.95%) AngularJS
7 53 (20.23%) ASP.NET MVC
8 51 (19.47%) Entity Framework
9 49 (18.70%) HTML
10 46 (17.56%) CSS
11 36 (13.74%) WCF
12 34 (12.98%) React
12 34 (12.98%) REST
13 33 (12.60%) WPF
14 32 (12.21%) RESTful
15 28 (10.69%) Angular 2
16 25 (9.54%) HTML5
17 20 (7.63%) Web Services
18 19 (7.25%) WinForms
19 17 (6.49%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 55 (20.99%) Greenfield Project
2 41 (15.65%) Fintech
3 18 (6.87%) Fixed Income
4 12 (4.58%) Equities
4 12 (4.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (4.20%) Market Risk
6 10 (3.82%) Derivative
7 8 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
8 7 (2.67%) Reinsurance
9 6 (2.29%) Credit Risk
9 6 (2.29%) Hedge funds
10 5 (1.91%) Computer Science
10 5 (1.91%) Grid Computing
11 4 (1.53%) Robotics
12 3 (1.15%) Blog
12 3 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
12 3 (1.15%) Mainframe
12 3 (1.15%) Video on Demand
13 2 (0.76%) Analytical Mindset
13 2 (0.76%) Smart City
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.11%) Windows
2 6 (2.29%) Linux
3 2 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
2 98 (37.40%) TDD
3 93 (35.50%) MVC
4 63 (24.05%) Microservices
5 34 (12.98%) Unit Testing
6 27 (10.31%) BDD
6 27 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
6 27 (10.31%) Scrum
6 27 (10.31%) SDLC
6 27 (10.31%) SOLID
7 23 (8.78%) SOA
8 22 (8.40%) E-Commerce
9 21 (8.02%) Problem-Solving
10 20 (7.63%) Asset Management
11 17 (6.49%) DevOps
11 17 (6.49%) Multithreading
12 16 (6.11%) Continuous Delivery
13 14 (5.34%) OO
13 14 (5.34%) Release Management
13 14 (5.34%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 245 (93.51%) C#
2 123 (46.95%) SQL
3 88 (33.59%) JavaScript
4 28 (10.69%) T-SQL
5 24 (9.16%) PowerShell
6 21 (8.02%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.11%) C
8 11 (4.20%) Java
9 10 (3.82%) TypeScript
9 10 (3.82%) VBA
10 6 (2.29%) PL/SQL
11 5 (1.91%) VB
12 4 (1.53%) C++
12 4 (1.53%) Python
12 4 (1.53%) Scala
13 3 (1.15%) F#
14 2 (0.76%) Go
15 1 (0.38%) BeanShell
15 1 (0.38%) Ruby
15 1 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 5 (1.91%) Degree
2 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.34%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) SLA
2 1 (0.38%) Solvency II
System Software
1 21 (8.02%) Docker
2 1 (0.38%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (6.87%) Kubernetes
2 10 (3.82%) Ansible
3 6 (2.29%) Opscode Chef
4 5 (1.91%) Puppet
5 1 (0.38%) Docker Swarm
Vendors
1 42 (16.03%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.25%) Oracle
3 7 (2.67%) Sitecore
4 6 (2.29%) Citrix
5 4 (1.53%) Adobe
6 3 (1.15%) Cadence
6 3 (1.15%) UiPath
7 2 (0.76%) Telerik
8 1 (0.38%) Remedy
8 1 (0.38%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.38%) Splunk
8 1 (0.38%) Tableau
8 1 (0.38%) Workday