Period
to 22 June 2021

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 134 107 89
Rank change year-on-year -27 -18 -8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 981 863 2,323
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.96% 2.29% 2.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.44% 2.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 777 680 1,870
10th Percentile £319 £313 £313
25th Percentile £375 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £432 £425
Median % change year-on-year +4.29% +1.53% +2.41%
75th Percentile £560 £525 £525
90th Percentile £675 £613 £575
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 15
10th Percentile £31.30 " £23.30
25th Percentile £34.00 " £43.75
Median hourly rate £37.25 - £55.00
75th Percentile £51.78 " £58.75
90th Percentile £52.70 " £60.00
UK median hourly rate £37.25 £40.50 £55.00
% change year-on-year -8.02% -26.36% +57.14%

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 46,520 35,396 78,477
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.85% 93.75% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32,129 23,943 53,016
10th Percentile £300 £263 £275
25th Percentile £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £475 £475
Median % change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
75th Percentile £594 £575 £575
90th Percentile £688 £675 £650
UK median daily rate £495 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +4.21% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,519 1,182 2,379
10th Percentile £11.36 £11.63 £11.17
25th Percentile £14.00 £14.25 £13.40
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.70
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.28% +6.86%
75th Percentile £43.75 £39.31 £42.25
90th Percentile £56.50 £52.50 £51.00
UK median hourly rate £21.05 £19.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +7.95% +5.41% +5.71%

.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 22 June 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 22 June 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 22 June 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 -1 525 £528 +5.50% 277
North of England +15 134 £400 +1.59% 239
South East -12 125 £384 -0.92% 181
North West +11 77 £405 +1.25% 141
Midlands -31 58 £370 -1.33% 150
South West -10 55 £450 +9.76% 82
Yorkshire 0 41 £380 +1.33% 66
West Midlands -12 40 £370 -18.23% 79
East of England -50 19 £375 -13.09% 67
East Midlands -16 17 £325 - 70
North East +23 16 £400 +6.67% 32
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 981 (100.00%) .NET
2 741 (75.54%) C#
3 455 (46.38%) Azure
4 430 (43.83%) .NET Core
5 395 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
6 360 (36.70%) SQL
7 343 (34.96%) SQL Server
8 321 (32.72%) JavaScript
9 281 (28.64%) ASP.NET
10 246 (25.08%) MVC
11 224 (22.83%) .NET Framework
12 203 (20.69%) AngularJS
13 195 (19.88%) DevOps
14 190 (19.37%) ASP.NET Web API
14 190 (19.37%) TDD
15 185 (18.86%) Microsoft
15 185 (18.86%) Microservices
16 170 (17.33%) HTML
17 158 (16.11%) CSS
18 149 (15.19%) Finance
19 123 (12.54%) Greenfield Project
20 122 (12.44%) AWS
21 120 (12.23%) Social Skills
22 115 (11.72%) Docker
23 111 (11.31%) React
24 109 (11.11%) Scrum
25 102 (10.40%) Kubernetes
26 99 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC
26 99 (10.09%) Git (software)
27 93 (9.48%) Web Services

.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 28 (2.85%) IIS
2 23 (2.34%) CMS
3 22 (2.24%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 18 (1.83%) EPiServer
6 17 (1.73%) Umbraco
7 16 (1.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 14 (1.43%) Confluence
9 10 (1.02%) NServiceBus
10 9 (0.92%) Apache
10 9 (0.92%) Oracle Coherence
11 8 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
12 6 (0.61%) Kentico
12 6 (0.61%) Sitecore CMS
13 2 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 2 (0.20%) SharePoint 2013
14 1 (0.10%) Apache Spark
14 1 (0.10%) Drupal
14 1 (0.10%) SAS
14 1 (0.10%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 4 (0.41%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.31%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) Markit EDM
3 1 (0.10%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.10%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.10%) SystmOne
3 1 (0.10%) Toggl
Cloud Services
1 455 (46.38%) Azure
2 122 (12.44%) AWS
3 69 (7.03%) Serverless
4 62 (6.32%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 49 (4.99%) Azure Functions
5 49 (4.99%) Azure Service Bus
6 33 (3.36%) PaaS
7 28 (2.85%) Azure Logic Apps
7 28 (2.85%) IaaS
8 24 (2.45%) Microsoft 365
9 22 (2.24%) Azure Service Fabric
10 21 (2.14%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (1.83%) Power Platform
11 18 (1.83%) SaaS
12 17 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (1.63%) Azure Storage
14 13 (1.33%) Datadog
15 11 (1.12%) Yammer
16 10 (1.02%) Azure Event Grid
17 9 (0.92%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.10%) Broadband
1 1 (0.10%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.10%) Internet
1 1 (0.10%) Skype
1 1 (0.10%) SSH
1 1 (0.10%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 343 (34.96%) SQL Server
2 58 (5.91%) Azure SQL Database
3 48 (4.89%) NoSQL
4 32 (3.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 24 (2.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 23 (2.34%) MongoDB
6 23 (2.34%) SQL Server 2016
7 20 (2.04%) Relational Database
8 15 (1.53%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
9 14 (1.43%) MySQL
9 14 (1.43%) Power BI
10 13 (1.33%) Data Lake
11 10 (1.02%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (0.82%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 6 (0.61%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
14 6 (0.61%) Big Data
14 6 (0.61%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 99 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 52 (5.30%) TeamCity
3 45 (4.59%) JIRA
3 45 (4.59%) Visual Studio
4 40 (4.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 26 (2.65%) Jenkins
6 23 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
7 21 (2.14%) Moq
8 19 (1.94%) NUnit
9 15 (1.53%) Subversion
10 14 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
11 13 (1.33%) GitLab
11 13 (1.33%) Selenium
12 9 (0.92%) SpecFlow
13 8 (0.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (0.71%) LINQPad
14 7 (0.71%) MSTest
14 7 (0.71%) webpack
15 6 (0.61%) Jasmine
15 6 (0.61%) SonarQube
General
1 149 (15.19%) Finance
2 120 (12.23%) Social Skills
3 83 (8.46%) Banking
4 81 (8.26%) Front Office
5 42 (4.28%) Investment Banking
6 33 (3.36%) Analytical Skills
7 24 (2.45%) Public Sector
8 23 (2.34%) Games
9 21 (2.14%) Retail
10 13 (1.33%) Law
11 12 (1.22%) Back Office
12 9 (0.92%) Telecoms
13 8 (0.82%) Documentation Skills
14 6 (0.61%) Automotive
14 6 (0.61%) Billing
14 6 (0.61%) Marketing
15 5 (0.51%) Legal
15 5 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
16 4 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
17 3 (0.31%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 981 (100.00%) .NET
2 430 (43.83%) .NET Core
3 281 (28.64%) ASP.NET
4 224 (22.83%) .NET Framework
5 203 (20.69%) AngularJS
6 190 (19.37%) ASP.NET Web API
7 170 (17.33%) HTML
8 158 (16.11%) CSS
9 111 (11.31%) React
10 99 (10.09%) ASP.NET MVC
11 93 (9.48%) Web Services
12 87 (8.87%) Entity Framework
13 79 (8.05%) REST
14 67 (6.83%) jQuery
14 67 (6.83%) WPF
15 60 (6.12%) HTML5
16 59 (6.01%) RESTful
17 58 (5.91%) ASP.NET Core
18 47 (4.79%) WCF
19 43 (4.38%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 123 (12.54%) Greenfield Project
2 46 (4.69%) Fixed Income
3 33 (3.36%) User Experience
4 28 (2.85%) Hedge funds
5 23 (2.34%) Data Structures
5 23 (2.34%) Enterprise Software
6 19 (1.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 18 (1.83%) Derivative
8 17 (1.73%) Cloud Native
9 15 (1.53%) Equities
9 15 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 14 (1.43%) Algorithms
11 12 (1.22%) Mobile App
12 9 (0.92%) N-Tier
13 8 (0.82%) NHS
14 6 (0.61%) CMDB
15 5 (0.51%) Market Risk
16 4 (0.41%) Renewable Energy
16 4 (0.41%) Robotics
16 4 (0.41%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 57 (5.81%) Windows
2 11 (1.12%) Android
3 7 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.51%) Linux
5 4 (0.41%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.20%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 395 (40.27%) Agile Software Development
2 246 (25.08%) MVC
3 195 (19.88%) DevOps
4 190 (19.37%) TDD
5 185 (18.86%) Microservices
6 109 (11.11%) Scrum
7 91 (9.28%) Software Engineering
8 81 (8.26%) Unit Testing
9 75 (7.65%) Web Development
10 70 (7.14%) BDD
11 69 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
12 68 (6.93%) OO
13 63 (6.42%) Test Automation
14 54 (5.50%) Multithreading
14 54 (5.50%) SDLC
14 54 (5.50%) SOLID
15 50 (5.10%) Fintech
16 47 (4.79%) E-Commerce
17 43 (4.38%) Problem-Solving
18 39 (3.98%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 741 (75.54%) C#
2 360 (36.70%) SQL
3 321 (32.72%) JavaScript
4 80 (8.15%) TypeScript
5 71 (7.24%) Python
6 59 (6.01%) T-SQL
7 32 (3.26%) VB.NET
8 30 (3.06%) PowerShell
9 27 (2.75%) C++
9 27 (2.75%) Java
10 25 (2.55%) PL/SQL
11 19 (1.94%) Go
11 19 (1.94%) VB
12 10 (1.02%) VBA
13 6 (0.61%) C
13 6 (0.61%) VB6
14 5 (0.51%) XAML
15 4 (0.41%) ES6
15 4 (0.41%) VBScript
16 3 (0.31%) F#
Qualifications
1 27 (2.75%) Security Cleared
2 26 (2.65%) Degree
3 21 (2.14%) SC Cleared
4 10 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.61%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.41%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.41%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
7 3 (0.31%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.20%) PhD
8 2 (0.20%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.10%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.96%) QA
2 5 (0.51%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.20%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.20%) WCAG
4 1 (0.10%) HL7
System Software
1 115 (11.72%) Docker
2 18 (1.83%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.10%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 102 (10.40%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.55%) Terraform
3 22 (2.24%) Prometheus
4 16 (1.63%) Grafana
5 12 (1.22%) ZABBIX
6 11 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (0.71%) MIIS
8 5 (0.51%) Ansible
9 3 (0.31%) Control-M
9 3 (0.31%) HP Fortify
10 1 (0.10%) Marathon
Vendors
1 185 (18.86%) Microsoft
2 84 (8.56%) Oracle
3 28 (2.85%) DevExpress
4 17 (1.73%) Splunk
5 16 (1.63%) Google
5 16 (1.63%) Telerik
6 15 (1.53%) TIBCO
7 14 (1.43%) New Relic
8 12 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 12 (1.22%) Spiceworks
8 12 (1.22%) Xamarin
9 9 (0.92%) MuleSoft
9 9 (0.92%) RedGate
10 6 (0.61%) Atlassian
10 6 (0.61%) MEDITECH
10 6 (0.61%) VMware
11 4 (0.41%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.31%) Apple
12 3 (0.31%) BMC
12 3 (0.31%) Sony