The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Developer
UK / England
Rank 69 68 55
Rank change year-on-year -1 -13  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1335 1399 1617
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 3.19% 2.85% 3.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.37% 3.00% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 997 1066 1110
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% +4.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 10 12
Median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.30 £20.00 £23.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.40 £60.62 £42.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.25 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year -11.33% +7.14%  

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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

.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 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 25 March 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 25 March 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 -5 524 £475 +11.76% 258
South East +20 288 £350 +0.71% 157
Yorkshire +5 99 £340 +4.61% 85
South West -1 89 £325 -7.14% 71
North West +28 86 £325 - 124
East Midlands +3 75 £320 +12.28% 65
West Midlands -10 73 £328 -6.42% 65
East of England -18 65 £350 - 87
North East +4 42 £350 +7.69% 13
Midlands +9 1 - -
.NET Developer
UK

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 2610 (100.00%) .NET
2 2263 (86.70%) C#
3 1412 (54.10%) MVC
4 1380 (52.87%) ASP.NET
5 1244 (47.66%) SQL Server
6 1120 (42.91%) JavaScript
7 1114 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
8 889 (34.06%) SQL
9 855 (32.76%) HTML
10 753 (28.85%) CSS
11 711 (27.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 681 (26.09%) TDD
13 679 (26.02%) .NET Framework
14 670 (25.67%) AngularJS
15 629 (24.10%) Microsoft
16 535 (20.50%) ASP.NET Web API
17 517 (19.81%) jQuery
18 455 (17.43%) Entity Framework
19 413 (15.82%) Scrum
20 393 (15.06%) Finance
21 387 (14.83%) Web Services
22 375 (14.37%) WCF
23 326 (12.49%) Team Foundation Server
24 310 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
25 296 (11.34%) HTML5
26 266 (10.19%) Visual Studio
27 262 (10.04%) XML
28 253 (9.69%) OO
29 249 (9.54%) WPF
30 244 (9.35%) Continuous Integration

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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
1 155 (5.94%) CMS
2 106 (4.06%) SharePoint
3 97 (3.72%) IIS
4 77 (2.95%) Umbraco
5 69 (2.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 66 (2.53%) EPiServer
7 25 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
8 24 (0.92%) NServiceBus
9 19 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
10 15 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 12 (0.46%) Apache Solr
11 12 (0.46%) Kentico
12 11 (0.42%) Sitefinity
13 10 (0.38%) DNN
14 8 (0.31%) Confluence
14 8 (0.31%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.27%) Apache
15 7 (0.27%) Immediacy CMS
15 7 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 163 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 27 (1.03%) MS Office
3 8 (0.31%) MS Project
4 6 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.15%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.15%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.077%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.038%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.038%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 41 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 27 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 24 (0.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 12 (0.46%) RMDS
5 4 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 3 (0.11%) Shopify
7 2 (0.077%) ION MarketView
7 2 (0.077%) Magento
7 2 (0.077%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.077%) SDL Web 8
7 2 (0.077%) thinkFolio
7 2 (0.077%) Unit4 Business World
8 1 (0.038%) BPCS
8 1 (0.038%) Endur
8 1 (0.038%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.038%) SimCorp Dimension
8 1 (0.038%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 310 (11.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 120 (4.60%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.26%) SaaS
4 30 (1.15%) PaaS
5 25 (0.96%) GitHub
6 22 (0.84%) IaaS
7 18 (0.69%) Office 365
8 17 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
9 11 (0.42%) Amazon S3
10 8 (0.31%) Boomi
11 7 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
12 6 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.19%) AWS Lambda
13 5 (0.19%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
14 3 (0.11%) Data Lake Analytics
15 2 (0.077%) Amazon Kinesis
15 2 (0.077%) Google Analytics
15 2 (0.077%) Route 53
16 1 (0.038%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.07%) Internet
2 19 (0.73%) HTTP
3 12 (0.46%) AMQP
4 11 (0.42%) Intranet
5 8 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.27%) FTP
7 6 (0.23%) Firewall
8 4 (0.15%) Extranet
8 4 (0.15%) HTTPS
8 4 (0.15%) IP Telephony
8 4 (0.15%) Skype
9 3 (0.11%) DNS
9 3 (0.11%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.11%) Multicast
9 3 (0.11%) SSL
9 3 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
9 3 (0.11%) Wireshark
10 2 (0.077%) LDAP
10 2 (0.077%) SNMP
10 2 (0.077%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1244 (47.66%) SQL Server
2 184 (7.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 147 (5.63%) SQL Server 2012
4 144 (5.52%) NoSQL
5 115 (4.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 92 (3.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 62 (2.38%) MongoDB
8 60 (2.30%) Relational Database
9 56 (2.15%) SQL Server 2014
10 53 (2.03%) SQL Server 2005
11 45 (1.72%) Oracle Database
12 40 (1.53%) MySQL
13 38 (1.46%) Azure SQL Database
14 36 (1.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 29 (1.11%) SQL Server 2016
16 25 (0.96%) Redis
17 24 (0.92%) Big Data
18 21 (0.80%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 20 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
20 19 (0.73%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 326 (12.49%) Team Foundation Server
2 266 (10.19%) Visual Studio
3 176 (6.74%) Git (software)
4 122 (4.67%) NUnit
5 99 (3.79%) TeamCity
6 80 (3.07%) Octopus Deploy
7 67 (2.57%) Subversion
8 60 (2.30%) Moq
9 50 (1.92%) JIRA
10 42 (1.61%) SpecFlow
11 38 (1.46%) Selenium
12 37 (1.42%) ReSharper
13 35 (1.34%) MSBuild
14 33 (1.26%) Jenkins
15 31 (1.19%) Grunt
16 29 (1.11%) MSTest
16 29 (1.11%) Visual Studio Team System
17 28 (1.07%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 24 (0.92%) gulp
19 19 (0.73%) Jasmine
General
1 393 (15.06%) Finance
2 181 (6.93%) Banking
3 96 (3.68%) Advertising
4 80 (3.07%) Front Office
5 66 (2.53%) Investment Banking
6 60 (2.30%) Marketing
7 58 (2.22%) Retail
8 52 (1.99%) Back Office
9 37 (1.42%) Manufacturing
10 35 (1.34%) Financial Institution
11 34 (1.30%) Telecoms
12 28 (1.07%) Electronics
13 15 (0.57%) Publishing
14 13 (0.50%) Games
15 11 (0.42%) Automotive
16 9 (0.34%) Legal
17 5 (0.19%) German Language
18 4 (0.15%) Law
18 4 (0.15%) Pharmaceutical
19 3 (0.11%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2610 (100.00%) .NET
2 1380 (52.87%) ASP.NET
3 855 (32.76%) HTML
4 753 (28.85%) CSS
5 711 (27.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 679 (26.02%) .NET Framework
7 670 (25.67%) AngularJS
8 535 (20.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 517 (19.81%) jQuery
10 455 (17.43%) Entity Framework
11 387 (14.83%) Web Services
12 375 (14.37%) WCF
13 296 (11.34%) HTML5
14 262 (10.04%) XML
15 249 (9.54%) WPF
16 211 (8.08%) REST
17 164 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 155 (5.94%) LINQ
19 139 (5.33%) Ajax
20 131 (5.02%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 122 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
2 79 (3.03%) Mobile App
3 75 (2.87%) User Experience
4 60 (2.30%) Fixed Income
5 53 (2.03%) Algorithms
6 48 (1.84%) Computer Science
7 41 (1.57%) Fintech
8 31 (1.19%) N-Tier
9 29 (1.11%) Client/Server
10 25 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 20 (0.77%) Derivative
12 16 (0.61%) Enterprise Software
12 16 (0.61%) Hedge funds
12 16 (0.61%) iPad
13 14 (0.54%) Equities
14 13 (0.50%) Virtual Team
15 12 (0.46%) Data Structures
16 11 (0.42%) Credit Risk
17 10 (0.38%) Online Banking
17 10 (0.38%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 205 (7.85%) Windows
2 29 (1.11%) Apple iOS
3 27 (1.03%) Android
3 27 (1.03%) Windows Server
4 20 (0.77%) Linux
5 7 (0.27%) Unix
5 7 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (0.23%) Windows Phone
7 5 (0.19%) Windows 10
8 4 (0.15%) Windows 8
8 4 (0.15%) Windows Phone 8
8 4 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.077%) Mac OS
9 2 (0.077%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.077%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.038%) MVS
10 1 (0.038%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.038%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 1412 (54.10%) MVC
2 1114 (42.68%) Agile Software Development
3 681 (26.09%) TDD
4 413 (15.82%) Scrum
5 253 (9.69%) OO
6 244 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
7 240 (9.20%) Web Development
8 232 (8.89%) BDD
9 203 (7.78%) E-Commerce
10 194 (7.43%) SOLID
11 192 (7.36%) Unit Testing
12 141 (5.40%) Software Engineering
13 134 (5.13%) SDLC
14 129 (4.94%) MVVM
15 121 (4.64%) Front End Development
16 115 (4.41%) SOA
17 103 (3.95%) Multithreading
18 98 (3.75%) DevOps
19 97 (3.72%) OOP
20 94 (3.60%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 2263 (86.70%) C#
2 1120 (42.91%) JavaScript
3 889 (34.06%) SQL
4 241 (9.23%) VB.NET
5 200 (7.66%) T-SQL
6 92 (3.52%) VB
7 76 (2.91%) Java
8 69 (2.64%) TypeScript
9 59 (2.26%) PowerShell
10 50 (1.92%) VBA
11 35 (1.34%) C++
12 33 (1.26%) VB6
12 33 (1.26%) XAML
13 32 (1.23%) Python
14 22 (0.84%) Ruby
15 17 (0.65%) PHP
16 16 (0.61%) PL/SQL
17 15 (0.57%) ES6
18 14 (0.54%) Apex Code
18 14 (0.54%) C
Qualifications
1 86 (3.30%) Degree
2 62 (2.38%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.42%) SC Cleared
4 15 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
6 6 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.23%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.23%) HNC
7 4 (0.15%) HND
7 4 (0.15%) PhD
8 3 (0.11%) MCP
8 3 (0.11%) PMI Certification
8 3 (0.11%) PMP
9 2 (0.077%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.077%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.077%) MCAD
9 2 (0.077%) MCSD
9 2 (0.077%) MCTS
9 2 (0.077%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.038%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (2.18%) QA
2 6 (0.23%) Disclosure Scotland
2 6 (0.23%) PCI DSS
3 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.11%) SDET
5 2 (0.077%) WCAG
6 1 (0.038%) IFRS
6 1 (0.038%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.038%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.038%) PMO
System Software
1 31 (1.19%) Docker
2 11 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.15%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.038%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 18 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (0.65%) Puppet
3 15 (0.57%) Ansible
4 8 (0.31%) Kibana
5 5 (0.19%) WMI
6 3 (0.11%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (0.11%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 2 (0.077%) CA Single Sign-On
7 2 (0.077%) Control-M
7 2 (0.077%) Rundeck
7 2 (0.077%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.038%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.038%) Galera Cluster
8 1 (0.038%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.038%) Kubernetes
8 1 (0.038%) Perfmon
8 1 (0.038%) SCOM
8 1 (0.038%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (0.038%) Terraform
Vendors
1 629 (24.10%) Microsoft
2 189 (7.24%) Oracle
3 107 (4.10%) Sitecore
4 69 (2.64%) Xamarin
5 34 (1.30%) Telerik
6 32 (1.23%) SAP
7 23 (0.88%) Google
8 21 (0.80%) Salesforce.com
9 17 (0.65%) TIBCO
10 13 (0.50%) Reuters
11 12 (0.46%) ION Trading
12 9 (0.34%) Atlassian
12 9 (0.34%) Bloomberg
12 9 (0.34%) DevExpress
13 8 (0.31%) Dell
13 8 (0.31%) Twitter
14 7 (0.27%) Adobe
14 7 (0.27%) Alterian
14 7 (0.27%) Apple
14 7 (0.27%) IBM
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 per Day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Source Technology
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Ascend Consulting
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 19 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £600 - £650 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Flexi Working (Some WFH)
Posted: Yesterday
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Rate: From £46,250 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Vadis People
Rate: c£55,000 - £65,000 Pro Rota
Posted: 20 hours ago
North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified NEG
Posted: 2 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Harrogate, North Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £325 to £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £300.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
KEYRESOURCE
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Digital Gurus
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Stott & May
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Cyber Team
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Northampton, Northamptonshire
IT Talent Solutions
Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago