Period
to 29 May 2020

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 29 May 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
UK > England
6 months to
29 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 88 82
Rank change year-on-year -5 -6 -7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 998 2,335 2,772
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 2.40% 2.81% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.56% 2.97% 3.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 1,961 2,264
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £312 £313 £305
90th Percentile £602 £575 £561
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 17 7
Median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.36% +19.57% +12.20%
UK median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +19.57% +17.20%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 38,997 78,534 87,447
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.78% 94.57% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 24,920 52,191 57,820
Median daily rate £475 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.56% +4.65%
10th Percentile £255 £280 £275
90th Percentile £663 £650 £638
UK median daily rate £466 £473 £450
% change year-on-year -1.37% +5.00% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,557 2,439 2,739
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.26% +4.28% -1.58%
10th Percentile £12.02 £11.17 £11.00
90th Percentile £51.75 £51.01 £48.11
Median hourly rate £21.50 £19.00 £18.19
% change year-on-year +13.16% +4.47% -4.18%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in England

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer in England.

Daily rate trend for .NET Developer in England

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Developer in England over the 6 months to 29 May 2020.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in England

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer in England.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 29 May 2020. 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 -16 429 £500 +2.56% 144
South East -5 165 £400 -5.88% 71
North of England -29 148 £388 +3.33% 141
South West +18 95 £405 - 52
Midlands -13 81 £378 -4.13% 76
North West -22 79 £400 +6.67% 80
East of England +51 78 £450 +10.09% 31
Yorkshire -11 62 £350 -3.45% 42
East Midlands 0 45 £350 -4.11% 37
West Midlands -23 36 £438 +4.17% 39
North East +5 7 £375 -16.67% 19
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 England region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 998 (100.00%) .NET
2 832 (83.37%) C#
3 448 (44.89%) Azure
4 433 (43.39%) ASP.NET
5 430 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
6 417 (41.78%) JavaScript
7 402 (40.28%) SQL Server
8 365 (36.57%) SQL
9 346 (34.67%) MVC
10 336 (33.67%) .NET Core
11 321 (32.16%) AngularJS
12 286 (28.66%) .NET Framework
13 229 (22.95%) HTML
14 217 (21.74%) TDD
15 208 (20.84%) ASP.NET Web API
16 203 (20.34%) Finance
16 203 (20.34%) React
17 190 (19.04%) CSS
18 186 (18.64%) DevOps
19 181 (18.14%) Entity Framework
20 176 (17.64%) Web Services
20 176 (17.64%) Microsoft
21 170 (17.03%) Microservices
22 166 (16.63%) Scrum
23 161 (16.13%) Git (software)
24 134 (13.43%) AWS
25 128 (12.83%) ASP.NET MVC
26 115 (11.52%) jQuery
27 99 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
28 97 (9.72%) T-SQL

.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 33 (3.31%) IIS
2 27 (2.71%) SharePoint
3 24 (2.40%) CMS
4 22 (2.20%) NServiceBus
5 17 (1.70%) Umbraco
6 12 (1.20%) Confluence
6 12 (1.20%) Elasticsearch
7 9 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.70%) Cloud Foundry
9 4 (0.40%) Headless CMS
10 3 (0.30%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.20%) DNN
11 2 (0.20%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.20%) MS Exchange
12 1 (0.10%) ArcGIS
12 1 (0.10%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.10%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 1 (0.10%) SharePoint Server
12 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 19 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.80%) Photoshop
3 4 (0.40%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 12 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.30%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.10%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 448 (44.89%) Azure
2 134 (13.43%) AWS
3 33 (3.31%) Serverless
4 30 (3.01%) SaaS
5 27 (2.71%) GitHub
6 19 (1.90%) Azure Functions
7 18 (1.80%) PaaS
8 14 (1.40%) Logic Apps
9 10 (1.00%) npm
10 9 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
11 8 (0.80%) Azure Stack
11 8 (0.80%) NuGet
11 8 (0.80%) Power Platform
12 7 (0.70%) GCP
13 6 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.50%) Azure Active Directory
15 3 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.30%) prismic.io
16 2 (0.20%) Amazon SQS
16 2 (0.20%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.40%) Intranet
2 3 (0.30%) HTTP
2 3 (0.30%) Internet
3 2 (0.20%) DHCP
3 2 (0.20%) DNS
3 2 (0.20%) SMS
3 2 (0.20%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.10%) IPFS
4 1 (0.10%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 402 (40.28%) SQL Server
2 55 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 49 (4.91%) MongoDB
4 47 (4.71%) MySQL
5 43 (4.31%) NoSQL
6 39 (3.91%) Redis
7 37 (3.71%) Azure SQL Database
7 37 (3.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 33 (3.31%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 32 (3.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (2.10%) Cosmos DB
10 21 (2.10%) Relational Database
11 20 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 18 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
13 14 (1.40%) Oracle Database
14 13 (1.30%) SQL Server 2019
15 12 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
16 11 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
16 11 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (0.90%) Data Lake
Development Applications
1 161 (16.13%) Git (software)
2 83 (8.32%) Team Foundation Server
3 73 (7.31%) TeamCity
4 66 (6.61%) Octopus Deploy
5 43 (4.31%) JIRA
6 42 (4.21%) Visual Studio
7 40 (4.01%) SpecFlow
8 37 (3.71%) Selenium
9 33 (3.31%) Visual Studio Team System
10 21 (2.10%) MSBuild
11 18 (1.80%) NUnit
12 12 (1.20%) Bitbucket
12 12 (1.20%) Visual Studio Code
12 12 (1.20%) webpack
13 11 (1.10%) Jenkins
13 11 (1.10%) Subversion
14 10 (1.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 7 (0.70%) Moq
16 6 (0.60%) ReSharper
17 5 (0.50%) StyleCop
General
1 203 (20.34%) Finance
2 86 (8.62%) Front Office
3 50 (5.01%) Banking
4 40 (4.01%) Public Sector
5 38 (3.81%) Retail
6 14 (1.40%) Law
7 12 (1.20%) Back Office
8 11 (1.10%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.00%) Investment Banking
10 9 (0.90%) Marketing
11 4 (0.40%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.40%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.30%) Advertising
12 3 (0.30%) Automotive
12 3 (0.30%) Corporate Banking
12 3 (0.30%) Electronics
12 3 (0.30%) Telecoms
13 2 (0.20%) German Language
13 2 (0.20%) Legal
13 2 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 998 (100.00%) .NET
2 433 (43.39%) ASP.NET
3 336 (33.67%) .NET Core
4 321 (32.16%) AngularJS
5 286 (28.66%) .NET Framework
6 229 (22.95%) HTML
7 208 (20.84%) ASP.NET Web API
8 203 (20.34%) React
9 190 (19.04%) CSS
10 181 (18.14%) Entity Framework
11 176 (17.64%) Web Services
12 128 (12.83%) ASP.NET MVC
13 115 (11.52%) jQuery
14 90 (9.02%) ASP.NET Core
14 90 (9.02%) RESTful
15 81 (8.12%) HTML5
16 72 (7.21%) REST
17 68 (6.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 65 (6.51%) WCF
19 59 (5.91%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 99 (9.92%) Greenfield Project
2 44 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
3 32 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
4 30 (3.01%) Fixed Income
5 22 (2.20%) Hedge funds
6 21 (2.10%) User Experience
7 17 (1.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 16 (1.60%) Derivative
9 14 (1.40%) Equities
10 13 (1.30%) Cloud Native
11 12 (1.20%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.90%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (0.80%) Virtual Team
14 4 (0.40%) Algorithms
14 4 (0.40%) Credit Risk
14 4 (0.40%) EPoS
14 4 (0.40%) Private Cloud
14 4 (0.40%) Spread Betting
15 3 (0.30%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 65 (6.51%) Windows
2 31 (3.11%) Windows Server
3 17 (1.70%) Linux
4 10 (1.00%) Android
4 10 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.70%) Windows Server 2016
6 6 (0.60%) Mac OS
7 5 (0.50%) Unix
8 4 (0.40%) VMS
9 3 (0.30%) MVS
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.30%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.10%) OS/390
10 1 (0.10%) OS/400
10 1 (0.10%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.10%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 430 (43.09%) Agile Software Development
2 346 (34.67%) MVC
3 217 (21.74%) TDD
4 186 (18.64%) DevOps
5 170 (17.03%) Microservices
6 166 (16.63%) Scrum
7 97 (9.72%) Unit Testing
8 88 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
9 85 (8.52%) Software Engineering
10 77 (7.72%) SOLID
11 75 (7.52%) OO
12 70 (7.01%) Web Development
13 69 (6.91%) BDD
14 59 (5.91%) Kanban
15 58 (5.81%) Test Automation
16 53 (5.31%) E-Commerce
17 46 (4.61%) OOP
18 45 (4.51%) SOA
19 43 (4.31%) Machine Learning
20 42 (4.21%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 832 (83.37%) C#
2 417 (41.78%) JavaScript
3 365 (36.57%) SQL
4 97 (9.72%) T-SQL
5 92 (9.22%) TypeScript
6 52 (5.21%) PowerShell
7 45 (4.51%) VB.NET
8 30 (3.01%) F#
9 27 (2.71%) VBA
10 25 (2.51%) Java
11 19 (1.90%) VB
12 17 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 16 (1.60%) Python
14 14 (1.40%) XAML
15 11 (1.10%) C++
16 8 (0.80%) VB6
17 3 (0.30%) ES6
17 3 (0.30%) Kotlin
17 3 (0.30%) Ruby
17 3 (0.30%) Scala
Qualifications
1 79 (7.92%) Security Cleared
2 73 (7.31%) SC Cleared
3 27 (2.71%) Degree
4 15 (1.50%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.90%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.70%) MCSD
7 5 (0.50%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.40%) Master's Degree
9 3 (0.30%) DBS Check
9 3 (0.30%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.10%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.10%) HND
10 1 (0.10%) MCAD
10 1 (0.10%) MCITP
10 1 (0.10%) MCPD
10 1 (0.10%) MCTS
10 1 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (2.20%) QA
2 6 (0.60%) GDPR
3 4 (0.40%) Solvency II
4 3 (0.30%) MiFID
4 3 (0.30%) SLA
5 1 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.10%) EMIR
5 1 (0.10%) PMO
5 1 (0.10%) WCAG
System Software
1 68 (6.81%) Docker
2 11 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.50%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.20%) LXC
4 2 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 51 (5.11%) Kubernetes
2 10 (1.00%) MIIS
3 6 (0.60%) Terraform
4 2 (0.20%) Ansible
4 2 (0.20%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.10%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 176 (17.64%) Microsoft
2 56 (5.61%) Oracle
3 27 (2.71%) Xamarin
4 17 (1.70%) Sitecore
5 12 (1.20%) Atlassian
5 12 (1.20%) Google
6 8 (0.80%) Telerik
7 7 (0.70%) Cognos
8 6 (0.60%) Adobe
8 6 (0.60%) DevExpress
9 5 (0.50%) SAP
10 2 (0.20%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.20%) jBASE
10 2 (0.20%) VMware
11 1 (0.10%) Embarcadero
11 1 (0.10%) ESRI
11 1 (0.10%) IBM
11 1 (0.10%) MKS
11 1 (0.10%) Sage
11 1 (0.10%) TIBCO