Period
to 28 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 137 145 93
Rank change year-on-year +8 -52 -21
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1,260 459 2,107
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.94% 1.79% 2.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.08% 1.94% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,009 358 1,723
10th Percentile £325 £310 £319
25th Percentile £388 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £569 £575 £500
90th Percentile £663 £634 £560
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 1 12
10th Percentile £36.68 " £32.25
25th Percentile £43.28 £51.25 £44.06
Median hourly rate £48.27 £52.50 £55.00
Median % change year-on-year -8.07% -4.55% +29.41%
75th Percentile £59.94 £53.75 £60.00
90th Percentile £62.02 " "
UK median hourly rate £48.27 £46.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year +3.80% -15.45% +29.41%

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 60,554 23,676 74,967
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.29% 92.52% 94.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 42,442 16,158 50,746
10th Percentile £300 £263 £263
25th Percentile £406 £375 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £605 £575 £575
90th Percentile £700 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,852 750 2,381
10th Percentile £11.75 £11.17 £11.17
25th Percentile £13.67 £14.25 £13.53
Median hourly rate £20.00 £22.33 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.44% +17.54% +8.57%
75th Percentile £45.00 £44.00 £43.75
90th Percentile £61.73 £53.75 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%

.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 28 September 2021.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET Developer in England over the 6 months to 28 September 2021.

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 6 months to 28 September 2021. 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 -35 578 £550 +4.76% 323
North of England +42 213 £405 +13.68% 249
South East +11 154 £425 +13.33% 140
North West +45 140 £405 +13.68% 156
Midlands -21 101 £400 +14.29% 176
South West -17 74 £425 +3.66% 60
West Midlands -14 64 £400 +6.67% 95
Yorkshire -6 55 £400 +22.14% 65
East Midlands -29 37 £350 +3.70% 81
East of England -40 33 £406 -3.27% 78
North East -2 18 £400 +6.67% 28
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, .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 1,260 (100.00%) .NET
2 985 (78.17%) C#
3 602 (47.78%) Azure
4 507 (40.24%) SQL Server
5 497 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
6 492 (39.05%) .NET Core
7 453 (35.95%) SQL
8 384 (30.48%) JavaScript
9 353 (28.02%) ASP.NET
10 336 (26.67%) MVC
11 331 (26.27%) .NET Framework
12 274 (21.75%) DevOps
13 272 (21.59%) Full Stack Development
14 266 (21.11%) Microsoft
15 257 (20.40%) AngularJS
16 242 (19.21%) ASP.NET Web API
17 241 (19.13%) Microservices
18 230 (18.25%) CSS
19 226 (17.94%) HTML
20 222 (17.62%) TDD
21 194 (15.40%) Finance
22 192 (15.24%) Social Skills
23 172 (13.65%) Software Engineering
24 157 (12.46%) Entity Framework
25 155 (12.30%) Git (software)
26 148 (11.75%) Docker
27 138 (10.95%) Scrum
27 138 (10.95%) Unit Testing
28 128 (10.16%) React
29 120 (9.52%) Kubernetes

.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 35 (2.78%) SharePoint
2 29 (2.30%) IIS
3 20 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 18 (1.43%) CMS
4 18 (1.43%) Confluence
5 17 (1.35%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (0.95%) Apache
8 8 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
8 8 (0.63%) Oracle Coherence
9 6 (0.48%) EPiServer
10 5 (0.40%) nginx
11 4 (0.32%) Kentico
11 4 (0.32%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.16%) Apache Spark
13 2 (0.16%) ArcGIS
13 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.079%) Camunda
14 1 (0.079%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.079%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.079%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.079%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 602 (47.78%) Azure
2 102 (8.10%) AWS
3 101 (8.02%) Serverless
4 86 (6.83%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 73 (5.79%) Azure Functions
6 65 (5.16%) Azure Service Bus
7 40 (3.17%) PaaS
8 34 (2.70%) Azure Event Grid
9 29 (2.30%) Power Platform
10 26 (2.06%) SaaS
11 24 (1.90%) OpenShift
12 23 (1.83%) Azure Logic Apps
13 21 (1.67%) IaaS
14 19 (1.51%) Microsoft 365
15 18 (1.43%) Azure Active Directory
15 18 (1.43%) Azure Storage
16 17 (1.35%) AWS Lambda
17 15 (1.19%) Azure Pipelines
17 15 (1.19%) Azure Service Fabric
18 12 (0.95%) Amazon EKS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (0.40%) HTTP
2 3 (0.24%) SSL
3 2 (0.16%) Broadband
3 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.16%) SSH
4 1 (0.079%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.079%) Internet
4 1 (0.079%) MQTT
4 1 (0.079%) RTMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 507 (40.24%) SQL Server
2 60 (4.76%) Azure SQL Database
3 55 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 45 (3.57%) NoSQL
5 41 (3.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 37 (2.94%) Relational Database
7 25 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 24 (1.90%) MongoDB
9 23 (1.83%) Power BI
10 22 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
11 21 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
12 19 (1.51%) MySQL
13 12 (0.95%) Oracle Database
14 11 (0.87%) Data Lake
14 11 (0.87%) SQL Server 2008
15 10 (0.79%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2019
17 6 (0.48%) Apache Ignite
17 6 (0.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
18 5 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 155 (12.30%) Git (software)
2 64 (5.08%) TeamCity
3 54 (4.29%) JIRA
3 54 (4.29%) Visual Studio
4 51 (4.05%) NUnit
5 50 (3.97%) Jenkins
6 48 (3.81%) Team Foundation Server
7 39 (3.10%) GitLab
8 29 (2.30%) Moq
9 27 (2.14%) Octopus Deploy
10 26 (2.06%) SpecFlow
11 20 (1.59%) Subversion
11 20 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
12 16 (1.27%) ReSharper
13 13 (1.03%) Selenium
14 10 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 9 (0.71%) Bitbucket
16 7 (0.56%) AppVeyor
16 7 (0.56%) MSTest
16 7 (0.56%) Postman
General
1 194 (15.40%) Finance
2 192 (15.24%) Social Skills
3 96 (7.62%) Banking
4 56 (4.44%) Front Office
5 42 (3.33%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.86%) Games
6 36 (2.86%) Public Sector
7 29 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
8 19 (1.51%) Telecoms
9 17 (1.35%) Marketing
10 16 (1.27%) Presentation Skills
11 14 (1.11%) Documentation Skills
11 14 (1.11%) Law
11 14 (1.11%) Manufacturing
12 13 (1.03%) Retail
13 10 (0.79%) Electronics
14 9 (0.71%) Back Office
15 8 (0.63%) Automotive
16 6 (0.48%) Billing
16 6 (0.48%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,260 (100.00%) .NET
2 492 (39.05%) .NET Core
3 353 (28.02%) ASP.NET
4 331 (26.27%) .NET Framework
5 257 (20.40%) AngularJS
6 242 (19.21%) ASP.NET Web API
7 230 (18.25%) CSS
8 226 (17.94%) HTML
9 157 (12.46%) Entity Framework
10 128 (10.16%) React
11 114 (9.05%) REST
12 109 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC
13 82 (6.51%) RESTful
14 79 (6.27%) WPF
15 77 (6.11%) jQuery
16 76 (6.03%) Web Services
17 75 (5.95%) HTML5
18 73 (5.79%) ASP.NET Core
19 64 (5.08%) WCF
20 53 (4.21%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 89 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
2 36 (2.86%) Fixed Income
3 27 (2.14%) Data Protection Act
4 24 (1.90%) User Experience
5 17 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
6 16 (1.27%) Cloud Native
6 16 (1.27%) Legacy Systems
6 16 (1.27%) N-Tier
7 15 (1.19%) Data Structures
7 15 (1.19%) Mobile App
7 15 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
8 13 (1.03%) Legacy Code
9 11 (0.87%) Hedge funds
10 8 (0.63%) Driving Licence
10 8 (0.63%) SCADA
11 7 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 7 (0.56%) Market Risk
11 7 (0.56%) Reinsurance
12 6 (0.48%) Legacy Applications
13 5 (0.40%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 88 (6.98%) Windows
2 17 (1.35%) Linux
3 12 (0.95%) Windows Server
4 5 (0.40%) Android
4 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (0.40%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 2 (0.16%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 497 (39.44%) Agile Software Development
2 336 (26.67%) MVC
3 274 (21.75%) DevOps
4 272 (21.59%) Full Stack Development
5 241 (19.13%) Microservices
6 222 (17.62%) TDD
7 172 (13.65%) Software Engineering
8 138 (10.95%) Scrum
8 138 (10.95%) Unit Testing
9 104 (8.25%) SOLID
10 102 (8.10%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (7.78%) SDLC
12 93 (7.38%) Web Development
13 92 (7.30%) Test Automation
14 89 (7.06%) OO
15 83 (6.59%) BDD
16 75 (5.95%) Clean Code
17 59 (4.68%) OOP
18 52 (4.13%) Analytics
19 49 (3.89%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 985 (78.17%) C#
2 453 (35.95%) SQL
3 384 (30.48%) JavaScript
4 108 (8.57%) TypeScript
5 75 (5.95%) T-SQL
6 65 (5.16%) VB.NET
7 52 (4.13%) Python
8 50 (3.97%) PowerShell
9 33 (2.62%) VB
10 24 (1.90%) PL/SQL
11 23 (1.83%) Java
12 19 (1.51%) C++
12 19 (1.51%) VBA
13 17 (1.35%) Go
14 13 (1.03%) VB6
15 7 (0.56%) XAML
16 4 (0.32%) C
17 3 (0.24%) C++/CLI
17 3 (0.24%) Ruby
18 2 (0.16%) F#
Qualifications
1 45 (3.57%) Security Cleared
2 36 (2.86%) SC Cleared
3 30 (2.38%) Degree
4 11 (0.87%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 9 (0.71%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.24%) AWS Certification
6 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.16%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.16%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.079%) MCITP
8 1 (0.079%) MCSE
8 1 (0.079%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (2.22%) QA
2 12 (0.95%) Accessibility
3 4 (0.32%) WCAG
4 1 (0.079%) DICOM
4 1 (0.079%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.079%) GDPR
4 1 (0.079%) HL7
4 1 (0.079%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.079%) PMO
4 1 (0.079%) SLA
System Software
1 148 (11.75%) Docker
2 21 (1.67%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 120 (9.52%) Kubernetes
2 30 (2.38%) Terraform
3 20 (1.59%) Prometheus
4 17 (1.35%) Grafana
5 11 (0.87%) Ansible
5 11 (0.87%) ZABBIX
6 9 (0.71%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.56%) MIIS
8 6 (0.48%) Control-M
8 6 (0.48%) Puppet
9 5 (0.40%) HP Fortify
10 4 (0.32%) Kibana
11 2 (0.16%) Opscode Chef
12 1 (0.079%) Active Directory Federation Services
12 1 (0.079%) CA Wily
12 1 (0.079%) Marathon
Vendors
1 266 (21.11%) Microsoft
2 85 (6.75%) Oracle
3 20 (1.59%) Telerik
4 18 (1.43%) DevExpress
5 14 (1.11%) Xamarin
6 13 (1.03%) Splunk
7 11 (0.87%) New Relic
7 11 (0.87%) Spiceworks
7 11 (0.87%) TIBCO
8 10 (0.79%) ESRI
8 10 (0.79%) SAP
9 9 (0.71%) RedGate
9 9 (0.71%) Sitecore
10 8 (0.63%) Atlassian
10 8 (0.63%) MuleSoft
11 7 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 6 (0.48%) BMC
13 5 (0.40%) Databricks
13 5 (0.40%) Google
14 4 (0.32%) Confluent