Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 81 66
Rank change year-on-year -1 -15 -7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 2725 2802 3187
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.87% 2.88% 3.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.03% 3.04% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 2177 2121 2350
England median daily rate £400 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.59% +4.29% -
10th Percentile £300 £269 £268
90th Percentile £563 £538 £500
UK median daily rate £388 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +6.90% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 37 29
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £25.75 £20.76 £20.46
90th Percentile £50.00 £45.40 £54.90
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%

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 89873 92200 98570
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 94.76% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59900 60696 63752
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2662 2972 3818
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.00 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +19 1241 £450 +5.88% 270
South East -3 488 £363 +3.57% 173
North of England -6 351 £340 +0.74% 210
Midlands -9 275 £340 +4.62% 109
South West -14 226 £352 +0.57% 60
North West -18 180 £350 - 116
East of England -2 153 £363 +7.81% 66
Yorkshire -2 150 £330 +1.54% 80
West Midlands -13 149 £350 +6.06% 39
East Midlands -9 125 £331 +1.92% 66
North East +33 21 £340 -2.86% 14
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 2725 (100.00%) .NET
2 2376 (87.19%) C#
3 1454 (53.36%) MVC
4 1386 (50.86%) SQL Server
5 1382 (50.72%) ASP.NET
6 1334 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
7 1104 (40.51%) JavaScript
8 1077 (39.52%) SQL
9 955 (35.05%) TDD
10 860 (31.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 841 (30.86%) HTML
12 797 (29.25%) ASP.NET MVC
13 774 (28.40%) AngularJS
14 761 (27.93%) CSS
15 630 (23.12%) Microsoft
16 608 (22.31%) .NET Framework
17 533 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
18 504 (18.50%) Finance
18 504 (18.50%) jQuery
19 471 (17.28%) Scrum
20 427 (15.67%) WCF
21 420 (15.41%) Web Services
22 337 (12.37%) BDD
23 333 (12.22%) Entity Framework
24 329 (12.07%) Web Development
25 322 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
26 293 (10.75%) HTML5
27 289 (10.61%) Visual Studio
28 286 (10.50%) SOLID
29 283 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server

.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
1 164 (6.02%) CMS
2 99 (3.63%) IIS
3 83 (3.05%) Elasticsearch
4 75 (2.75%) SharePoint
5 63 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
6 59 (2.17%) Umbraco
7 44 (1.61%) NServiceBus
8 27 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
9 26 (0.95%) EPiServer
10 24 (0.88%) Kentico
11 17 (0.62%) Confluence
12 14 (0.51%) Apache Solr
13 11 (0.40%) SharePoint 2013
14 9 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
15 8 (0.29%) Apache
16 6 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 4 (0.15%) JBoss
17 4 (0.15%) Sitefinity
17 4 (0.15%) WebSphere
18 2 (0.073%) DNN
Applications
1 64 (2.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.59%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.073%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.073%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.073%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.037%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.037%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.037%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
2 5 (0.18%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 4 (0.15%) Endur
4 3 (0.11%) Payment Gateway
4 3 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
5 2 (0.073%) Remedy ITSM
5 2 (0.073%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.037%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.037%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.037%) Eloqua
6 1 (0.037%) nopCommerce
6 1 (0.037%) OpenText MBPM
6 1 (0.037%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.037%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 533 (19.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 273 (10.02%) Amazon AWS
3 40 (1.47%) GitHub
4 30 (1.10%) Serverless
5 24 (0.88%) AWS Lambda
6 18 (0.66%) SaaS
7 14 (0.51%) PaaS
8 13 (0.48%) IaaS
9 12 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
9 12 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
10 10 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
10 10 (0.37%) npm
10 10 (0.37%) Office 365
11 8 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.22%) Amazon ELB
13 4 (0.15%) Azure Active Directory
14 3 (0.11%) Amazon EMR
14 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
14 3 (0.11%) Yarn
15 2 (0.073%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (0.62%) Internet
2 15 (0.55%) Intranet
3 13 (0.48%) SMS
4 12 (0.44%) HTTP
5 9 (0.33%) SMTP
5 9 (0.33%) TCP/IP
6 6 (0.22%) DNS
7 4 (0.15%) Extranet
7 4 (0.15%) FTP
7 4 (0.15%) VoIP
8 3 (0.11%) Ethernet
8 3 (0.11%) LDAP
9 2 (0.073%) Broadband
9 2 (0.073%) HTTPS
9 2 (0.073%) IMAP
9 2 (0.073%) Network Security
9 2 (0.073%) SSL
9 2 (0.073%) X.509
10 1 (0.037%) CTI
10 1 (0.037%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1386 (50.86%) SQL Server
2 196 (7.19%) NoSQL
3 138 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 136 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
5 130 (4.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 128 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 116 (4.26%) MongoDB
8 82 (3.01%) Relational Database
9 65 (2.39%) SQL Server 2016
10 53 (1.94%) Oracle Database
11 48 (1.76%) SQL Server 2014
12 37 (1.36%) RavenDB
13 34 (1.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 33 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
15 29 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
16 27 (0.99%) MySQL
17 24 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
18 21 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
19 15 (0.55%) Blockchain
19 15 (0.55%) Redis
Development Applications
1 289 (10.61%) Visual Studio
2 283 (10.39%) Team Foundation Server
3 280 (10.28%) Git (software)
4 191 (7.01%) TeamCity
5 154 (5.65%) Octopus Deploy
6 152 (5.58%) NUnit
7 95 (3.49%) SpecFlow
8 62 (2.28%) Moq
9 61 (2.24%) JIRA
10 50 (1.83%) Visual Studio Team System
11 49 (1.80%) Selenium
12 47 (1.72%) MSTest
13 45 (1.65%) Subversion
14 42 (1.54%) MSBuild
15 38 (1.39%) ReSharper
16 32 (1.17%) Jenkins
17 31 (1.14%) NuGet
18 29 (1.06%) Jasmine
19 22 (0.81%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 20 (0.73%) gulp
General
1 504 (18.50%) Finance
2 268 (9.83%) Banking
3 122 (4.48%) Front Office
4 107 (3.93%) Investment Banking
5 71 (2.61%) Retail
6 60 (2.20%) Marketing
7 45 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 41 (1.50%) Telecoms
9 40 (1.47%) Manufacturing
10 32 (1.17%) Back Office
11 30 (1.10%) Advertising
12 28 (1.03%) Electronics
13 26 (0.95%) Law
14 21 (0.77%) Legal
15 18 (0.66%) Automotive
16 8 (0.29%) Games
17 7 (0.26%) Prime Brokerage
17 7 (0.26%) Publishing
18 6 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
18 6 (0.22%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2725 (100.00%) .NET
2 1382 (50.72%) ASP.NET
3 860 (31.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 841 (30.86%) HTML
5 797 (29.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 774 (28.40%) AngularJS
7 761 (27.93%) CSS
8 608 (22.31%) .NET Framework
9 504 (18.50%) jQuery
10 427 (15.67%) WCF
11 420 (15.41%) Web Services
12 333 (12.22%) Entity Framework
13 293 (10.75%) HTML5
14 266 (9.76%) REST
15 224 (8.22%) React
16 215 (7.89%) WPF
17 214 (7.85%) RESTful
18 203 (7.45%) .NET Core
19 193 (7.08%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 176 (6.46%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 201 (7.38%) Greenfield Project
2 79 (2.90%) N-Tier
3 77 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 76 (2.79%) Analytical Skills
5 66 (2.42%) User Experience
6 63 (2.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 61 (2.24%) Computer Science
8 60 (2.20%) Equities
8 60 (2.20%) Fintech
9 49 (1.80%) Fixed Income
10 45 (1.65%) Mobile App
11 41 (1.50%) Derivative
12 32 (1.17%) Client/Server
13 27 (0.99%) Algorithms
14 23 (0.84%) Hedge funds
15 20 (0.73%) Blog
15 20 (0.73%) Public Cloud
16 19 (0.70%) Market Risk
17 15 (0.55%) Credit Risk
17 15 (0.55%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 267 (9.80%) Windows
2 52 (1.91%) Windows Server
3 25 (0.92%) Unix
4 16 (0.59%) Linux
5 15 (0.55%) Apple iOS
6 13 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
7 11 (0.40%) Android
8 10 (0.37%) Windows 10
8 10 (0.37%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.15%) MVS
9 4 (0.15%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.073%) Nucleus RTOS
10 2 (0.073%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.037%) CentOS
11 1 (0.037%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.037%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.037%) SUSE
11 1 (0.037%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.037%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.037%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1454 (53.36%) MVC
2 1334 (48.95%) Agile Software Development
3 955 (35.05%) TDD
4 471 (17.28%) Scrum
5 337 (12.37%) BDD
6 329 (12.07%) Web Development
7 322 (11.82%) Continuous Integration
8 286 (10.50%) SOLID
9 271 (9.94%) Unit Testing
10 214 (7.85%) Microservices
11 211 (7.74%) OO
12 204 (7.49%) Test Automation
13 194 (7.12%) Software Engineering
14 191 (7.01%) E-Commerce
15 157 (5.76%) SDLC
16 149 (5.47%) SOA
17 145 (5.32%) Pair Programming
18 143 (5.25%) Front End Development
19 136 (4.99%) DevOps
20 111 (4.07%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 2376 (87.19%) C#
2 1104 (40.51%) JavaScript
3 1077 (39.52%) SQL
4 271 (9.94%) T-SQL
5 231 (8.48%) VB.NET
6 136 (4.99%) TypeScript
7 111 (4.07%) Java
8 68 (2.50%) VBA
9 63 (2.31%) PowerShell
10 58 (2.13%) VB
11 36 (1.32%) C++
12 31 (1.14%) Python
13 23 (0.84%) VB6
14 22 (0.81%) Ruby
15 18 (0.66%) PL/SQL
16 14 (0.51%) F#
17 13 (0.48%) C
17 13 (0.48%) ES6
17 13 (0.48%) Objective-C
17 13 (0.48%) XAML
Qualifications
1 105 (3.85%) Degree
2 50 (1.83%) Security Cleared
3 31 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 24 (0.88%) SC Cleared
5 12 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.29%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.29%) Master's Degree
8 7 (0.26%) DV Cleared
9 6 (0.22%) MCP
9 6 (0.22%) PhD
10 5 (0.18%) Numerate Degree
11 3 (0.11%) AWS Certification
12 1 (0.037%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.037%) CCNA
12 1 (0.037%) Cisco Certification
12 1 (0.037%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.037%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 1 (0.037%) MCITP
12 1 (0.037%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 84 (3.08%) QA
2 21 (0.77%) MiFID
3 9 (0.33%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.15%) Disclosure Scotland
5 4 (0.15%) SLA
6 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 3 (0.11%) WCAG
7 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.037%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.037%) EMIR
8 1 (0.037%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.037%) HL7
8 1 (0.037%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.037%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.037%) PMO
8 1 (0.037%) PSD2
System Software
1 98 (3.60%) Docker
2 20 (0.73%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.18%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.037%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 20 (0.73%) Ansible
3 14 (0.51%) Kubernetes
3 14 (0.51%) Puppet
4 4 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (0.11%) Kibana
5 3 (0.11%) Terraform
6 2 (0.073%) CA Service Virtualization
6 2 (0.073%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.073%) Nagios
6 2 (0.073%) Rancher
6 2 (0.073%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.037%) logstash
Vendors
1 630 (23.12%) Microsoft
2 235 (8.62%) Oracle
3 89 (3.27%) Sitecore
4 33 (1.21%) SAP
5 29 (1.06%) Telerik
6 27 (0.99%) Xamarin
7 23 (0.84%) Sybase
8 19 (0.70%) Google
9 18 (0.66%) DevExpress
10 10 (0.37%) IBM
10 10 (0.37%) Twitter
11 9 (0.33%) Bloomberg
11 9 (0.33%) Capita
12 7 (0.26%) Atlassian
12 7 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.26%) TIBCO
12 7 (0.26%) VMware
13 6 (0.22%) Reuters
13 6 (0.22%) Tableau
14 5 (0.18%) Charles River