The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £385 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 24 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
UK / England
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 82 58
Rank change year-on-year +10 -24  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1304 1368 1668
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.07% 2.77% 3.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.24% 2.92% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 970 1057 1191
Median daily rate £385 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £504 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 11
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +14.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.80 £23.20 £16.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.20 £190.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40228 46925 48391
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.73% 95.04% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 26246 30992 30918
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1370 1877
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in England

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in England

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in England

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in England

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in England over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Developer in England

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +5 553 £450 +5.88% 241
South East -5 215 £350 - 172
South West +4 129 £350 +3.70% 65
Yorkshire +21 90 £325 - 61
East of England +6 83 £350 - 80
North West +8 80 £338 +3.84% 102
East Midlands +2 64 £300 - 59
West Midlands -16 63 £325 -3.70% 66
North East +79 24 £340 +10.56% 8
Midlands +10 2 - - 127
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 England region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 2639 (100.00%) .NET
2 2309 (87.50%) C#
3 1373 (52.03%) MVC
4 1342 (50.85%) ASP.NET
5 1226 (46.46%) SQL Server
6 1147 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
7 1140 (43.20%) JavaScript
8 1014 (38.42%) SQL
9 835 (31.64%) HTML
10 770 (29.18%) TDD
11 769 (29.14%) CSS
12 752 (28.50%) AngularJS
13 675 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 641 (24.29%) .NET Framework
15 625 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
16 608 (23.04%) Microsoft
17 501 (18.98%) jQuery
18 420 (15.92%) Finance
19 408 (15.46%) Web Services
19 408 (15.46%) Entity Framework
20 407 (15.42%) Scrum
21 392 (14.85%) WCF
22 354 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
22 354 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
23 311 (11.78%) HTML5
24 289 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
25 268 (10.16%) Unit Testing
25 268 (10.16%) OO
26 260 (9.85%) WPF
27 256 (9.70%) Visual Studio

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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
1 175 (6.63%) CMS
2 99 (3.75%) SharePoint
3 82 (3.11%) IIS
4 73 (2.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 64 (2.43%) Elasticsearch
6 58 (2.20%) Umbraco
7 44 (1.67%) EPiServer
8 36 (1.36%) NServiceBus
9 31 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
10 19 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
11 15 (0.57%) Confluence
12 9 (0.34%) DNN
13 8 (0.30%) Apache Solr
13 8 (0.30%) Kentico
14 7 (0.27%) WebSphere
15 6 (0.23%) Drupal
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
16 5 (0.19%) GeoServer
16 5 (0.19%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 50 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.72%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 6 (0.23%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.038%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 38 (1.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 14 (0.53%) RMDS
4 4 (0.15%) Endur
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.11%) Magento
5 3 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.076%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.038%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.038%) BPCS
7 1 (0.038%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.038%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.038%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.038%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.038%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.038%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.038%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.038%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 354 (13.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 162 (6.14%) Amazon AWS
3 31 (1.17%) SaaS
4 26 (0.99%) GitHub
5 23 (0.87%) PaaS
6 20 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
7 16 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
9 12 (0.45%) IaaS
10 10 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 6 (0.23%) Office 365
12 5 (0.19%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
13 3 (0.11%) Route 53
14 2 (0.076%) AWS CloudFormation
14 2 (0.076%) Azure Active Directory
14 2 (0.076%) Google Play
14 2 (0.076%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.076%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 19 (0.72%) Internet
2 17 (0.64%) HTTP
3 9 (0.34%) Intranet
3 9 (0.34%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.23%) AMQP
4 6 (0.23%) FTP
5 5 (0.19%) DNS
5 5 (0.19%) Skype
6 4 (0.15%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.15%) Extranet
6 4 (0.15%) LDAP
6 4 (0.15%) Multicast
6 4 (0.15%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.11%) IMAP
7 3 (0.11%) IP Telephony
7 3 (0.11%) SMTP
8 2 (0.076%) Firewall
8 2 (0.076%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.076%) SSL
9 1 (0.038%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1226 (46.46%) SQL Server
2 166 (6.29%) SQL Server 2008
3 159 (6.03%) SQL Server 2012
4 155 (5.87%) NoSQL
5 111 (4.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 106 (4.02%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 78 (2.96%) MongoDB
8 69 (2.61%) Relational Database
9 54 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 42 (1.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 36 (1.36%) Oracle Database
12 30 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
13 28 (1.06%) Big Data
13 28 (1.06%) RavenDB
14 26 (0.99%) Redis
15 24 (0.91%) Azure SQL Database
15 24 (0.91%) Hadoop
15 24 (0.91%) RDBMS
16 22 (0.83%) MySQL
17 21 (0.80%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 354 (13.41%) Team Foundation Server
2 256 (9.70%) Visual Studio
3 204 (7.73%) Git (software)
4 151 (5.72%) TeamCity
5 134 (5.08%) Octopus Deploy
6 120 (4.55%) NUnit
7 73 (2.77%) SpecFlow
8 66 (2.50%) JIRA
9 58 (2.20%) Moq
10 48 (1.82%) Selenium
11 45 (1.71%) Subversion
12 44 (1.67%) ReSharper
13 41 (1.55%) MSBuild
14 39 (1.48%) MSTest
15 34 (1.29%) Jenkins
16 28 (1.06%) gulp
17 23 (0.87%) Visual Studio Team System
18 20 (0.76%) Jasmine
19 19 (0.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 19 (0.72%) JSUnit
General
1 420 (15.92%) Finance
2 224 (8.49%) Banking
3 106 (4.02%) Front Office
4 86 (3.26%) Investment Banking
5 62 (2.35%) Advertising
6 57 (2.16%) Marketing
7 56 (2.12%) Retail
8 36 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 34 (1.29%) Back Office
10 33 (1.25%) Manufacturing
11 31 (1.17%) Telecoms
12 24 (0.91%) Electronics
13 18 (0.68%) Law
14 14 (0.53%) Automotive
14 14 (0.53%) Publishing
15 13 (0.49%) Legal
16 8 (0.30%) Games
17 5 (0.19%) Billing
17 5 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.15%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2639 (100.00%) .NET
2 1342 (50.85%) ASP.NET
3 835 (31.64%) HTML
4 769 (29.14%) CSS
5 752 (28.50%) AngularJS
6 675 (25.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 641 (24.29%) .NET Framework
8 625 (23.68%) ASP.NET Web API
9 501 (18.98%) jQuery
10 408 (15.46%) Entity Framework
10 408 (15.46%) Web Services
11 392 (14.85%) WCF
12 311 (11.78%) HTML5
13 260 (9.85%) WPF
14 235 (8.90%) REST
15 228 (8.64%) XML
16 173 (6.56%) RESTful
17 165 (6.25%) Ajax
18 154 (5.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 146 (5.53%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 234 (8.87%) Greenfield Project
2 126 (4.77%) Analytical Skills
3 70 (2.65%) Fixed Income
4 67 (2.54%) Algorithms
5 66 (2.50%) User Experience
6 55 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 51 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 48 (1.82%) Fintech
9 41 (1.55%) Derivative
10 40 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 38 (1.44%) Client/Server
11 38 (1.44%) Equities
12 34 (1.29%) N-Tier
13 31 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
14 24 (0.91%) Hedge funds
15 22 (0.83%) Virtual Team
16 16 (0.61%) Data Structures
17 14 (0.53%) iPad
17 14 (0.53%) Market Risk
17 14 (0.53%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 237 (8.98%) Windows
2 27 (1.02%) Windows Server
3 22 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 17 (0.64%) Linux
5 15 (0.57%) Android
6 7 (0.27%) Unix
6 7 (0.27%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.076%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.076%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.038%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.038%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.038%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1373 (52.03%) MVC
2 1147 (43.46%) Agile Software Development
3 770 (29.18%) TDD
4 407 (15.42%) Scrum
5 289 (10.95%) Continuous Integration
6 268 (10.16%) OO
6 268 (10.16%) Unit Testing
7 250 (9.47%) Web Development
8 234 (8.87%) BDD
8 234 (8.87%) SOLID
9 204 (7.73%) Software Engineering
10 178 (6.74%) E-Commerce
11 174 (6.59%) Test Automation
12 154 (5.84%) SDLC
13 150 (5.68%) SOA
14 147 (5.57%) Microservices
15 135 (5.12%) DevOps
16 134 (5.08%) MVVM
17 115 (4.36%) Multithreading
18 113 (4.28%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2309 (87.50%) C#
2 1140 (43.20%) JavaScript
3 1014 (38.42%) SQL
4 249 (9.44%) T-SQL
5 226 (8.56%) VB.NET
6 112 (4.24%) TypeScript
7 103 (3.90%) Java
8 88 (3.33%) VB
9 61 (2.31%) PowerShell
10 39 (1.48%) C++
10 39 (1.48%) Python
11 33 (1.25%) XAML
12 30 (1.14%) VB6
12 30 (1.14%) VBA
13 19 (0.72%) C
13 19 (0.72%) Ruby
14 17 (0.64%) ES6
15 15 (0.57%) PL/SQL
16 13 (0.49%) Scala
17 10 (0.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 91 (3.45%) Degree
2 62 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 40 (1.52%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.27%) MCP
7 5 (0.19%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.19%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.19%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
8 4 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.15%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.15%) PMP
9 3 (0.11%) HNC
10 2 (0.076%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.076%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (0.076%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.076%) PhD
10 2 (0.076%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.038%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 87 (3.30%) QA
2 13 (0.49%) MiFID
3 7 (0.27%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.11%) EMIR
7 2 (0.076%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.038%) IFRS
8 1 (0.038%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.038%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.038%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (1.63%) Docker
2 15 (0.57%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.038%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.038%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 26 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
2 16 (0.61%) Puppet
3 13 (0.49%) Kibana
4 12 (0.45%) Ansible
5 4 (0.15%) SCOrch
6 3 (0.11%) Kubernetes
7 2 (0.076%) HP Fortify
7 2 (0.076%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.038%) CA Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.038%) Nagios
8 1 (0.038%) Rundeck
8 1 (0.038%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.038%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 608 (23.04%) Microsoft
2 178 (6.74%) Oracle
3 118 (4.47%) Sitecore
4 47 (1.78%) Xamarin
5 36 (1.36%) Telerik
6 33 (1.25%) SAP
7 27 (1.02%) Google
8 21 (0.80%) Reuters
9 18 (0.68%) TIBCO
10 14 (0.53%) ION Trading
11 13 (0.49%) DevExpress
11 13 (0.49%) Infragistics
12 12 (0.45%) Bloomberg
12 12 (0.45%) Sybase
13 11 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.34%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.34%) IBM
15 8 (0.30%) Twitter
16 6 (0.23%) Apple
16 6 (0.23%) Redback
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 17 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ESA Group
Rate: From £28,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
onezeero.
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day (circa)
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £700 per day + Finance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Reigate, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Pro rata 6 month fixed term
Posted: 15 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Haysfm
Rate: £550.00 - £650.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £340 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £410 per day + SC Clearance granted
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: 25 days holiday + bank holidays
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Uxbridge, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
AMS contingency
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ReThink Recruitment
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Computer People
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago