Period
to 1 April 2020

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 1 April 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
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 103 94 69
Rank change year-on-year -9 -25 +20
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 78 179 262
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the City of London 1.85% 2.65% 3.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.98% 2.81% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 169 224
Median daily rate £475 £500 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £388 £406 £334
90th Percentile £650 £590 £596
Central London median daily rate £463 £500 £475
% change year-on-year -7.50% +5.26% +15.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
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 3,934 6,371 6,724
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.22% 94.41% 94.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,937 4,926 5,323
Median daily rate £500 £513 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.44% +2.50% +5.26%
10th Percentile £292 £310 £313
90th Percentile £675 £675 £688
Central London median daily rate £500 £510 £500
% change year-on-year -1.96% +2.00% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 61 104
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.70 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.69% - +3.89%
10th Percentile £12.50 £12.76 £11.25
90th Percentile £51.75 £42.00 £38.13
Median hourly rate £27.00 £19.50 £18.70
% change year-on-year +38.46% +4.28% +8.59%

.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 1 April 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 1 April 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 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (85.90%) C#
3 45 (57.69%) SQL
4 39 (50.00%) Azure
5 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
6 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
7 28 (35.90%) AngularJS
8 24 (30.77%) .NET Core
9 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET
9 23 (29.49%) Finance
10 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
11 20 (25.64%) HTML
11 20 (25.64%) TDD
12 18 (23.08%) CSS
12 18 (23.08%) MVC
13 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
14 14 (17.95%) DevOps
14 14 (17.95%) React
15 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Excel
16 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
16 11 (14.10%) RESTful
17 10 (12.82%) Azure SQL Database
17 10 (12.82%) VBA
17 10 (12.82%) Oracle
18 9 (11.54%) Web Services
18 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
18 9 (11.54%) JIRA
19 8 (10.26%) Microservices
19 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server

.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 6 (7.69%) Confluence
2 4 (5.13%) IIS
3 2 (2.56%) CMS
3 2 (2.56%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.28%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (1.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.28%) Acrobat
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.28%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 39 (50.00%) Azure
2 6 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 5 (6.41%) AWS
3 5 (6.41%) PaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Azure Data Factory
4 2 (2.56%) Azure Functions
4 2 (2.56%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.56%) Data Lake Analytics
4 2 (2.56%) GCP
4 2 (2.56%) npm
4 2 (2.56%) Office 365
4 2 (2.56%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (12.82%) Azure SQL Database
3 7 (8.97%) Relational Database
4 6 (7.69%) MySQL
5 5 (6.41%) RDBMS
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (3.85%) Cosmos DB
7 2 (2.56%) Data Lake
7 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (1.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 1 (1.28%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.28%) OLAP
8 1 (1.28%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.28%) Redis
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2017
8 1 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 11 (14.10%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.54%) JIRA
3 8 (10.26%) SpecFlow
3 8 (10.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (8.97%) Octopus Deploy
4 7 (8.97%) TeamCity
4 7 (8.97%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.28%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.28%) Moq
6 1 (1.28%) MSTest
6 1 (1.28%) Oracle Forms
6 1 (1.28%) Postman
6 1 (1.28%) Selenium
6 1 (1.28%) Subversion
6 1 (1.28%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 23 (29.49%) Finance
2 6 (7.69%) Banking
3 3 (3.85%) Front Office
4 2 (2.56%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.28%) Electronics
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.28%) Marketing
5 1 (1.28%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.28%) Public Sector
5 1 (1.28%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (35.90%) AngularJS
3 24 (30.77%) .NET Core
4 23 (29.49%) ASP.NET
5 20 (25.64%) HTML
6 18 (23.08%) CSS
7 14 (17.95%) React
8 13 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (14.10%) RESTful
10 9 (11.54%) .NET Framework
10 9 (11.54%) Web Services
11 8 (10.26%) jQuery
12 7 (8.97%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.69%) WinForms
13 6 (7.69%) WPF
14 5 (6.41%) REST
14 5 (6.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (5.13%) ASP.NET Core
15 4 (5.13%) OAuth
15 4 (5.13%) OAuth2
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.97%) Greenfield Project
2 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.13%) Hedge funds
3 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
4 2 (2.56%) Fat Client
4 2 (2.56%) Reinsurance
4 2 (2.56%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.28%) Cloud Native
5 1 (1.28%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.28%) Derivative
5 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.28%) Life Science
5 1 (1.28%) Replication
5 1 (1.28%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.28%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.56%) Windows
2 1 (1.28%) Android
2 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.28%) Linux
2 1 (1.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.64%) TDD
3 18 (23.08%) MVC
4 14 (17.95%) DevOps
5 8 (10.26%) Microservices
5 8 (10.26%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.97%) Fintech
6 7 (8.97%) Scrum
6 7 (8.97%) Unit Testing
7 6 (7.69%) API Design
7 6 (7.69%) Data Mapping
7 6 (7.69%) High Availability
7 6 (7.69%) Low Latency
7 6 (7.69%) OO
8 5 (6.41%) Multithreading
8 5 (6.41%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.13%) BDD
9 4 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.13%) Kanban
10 3 (3.85%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 67 (85.90%) C#
2 45 (57.69%) SQL
3 16 (20.51%) JavaScript
4 10 (12.82%) VBA
5 7 (8.97%) VB.NET
6 5 (6.41%) T-SQL
7 4 (5.13%) TypeScript
8 3 (3.85%) PowerShell
9 2 (2.56%) Java
9 2 (2.56%) Python
9 2 (2.56%) VB
10 1 (1.28%) C
10 1 (1.28%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.28%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (2.56%) Degree
1 2 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.28%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Master's Degree
2 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) GxP
2 1 (1.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 6 (7.69%) Active Directory
2 4 (5.13%) Docker
3 2 (2.56%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (5.13%) MIIS
2 3 (3.85%) Terraform
3 2 (2.56%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (1.28%) Ansible
4 1 (1.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (12.82%) Oracle
3 7 (8.97%) Atlassian
4 3 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 2 (2.56%) Google
6 1 (1.28%) Adobe
6 1 (1.28%) Cognos
6 1 (1.28%) Meridio
6 1 (1.28%) SAP
6 1 (1.28%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.28%) Splunk