Period
to 26 June 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 88 76 72
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 +5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 2,329 2,901 2,653
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.80% 3.15% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.96% 3.33% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,898 2,332 1,986
England median daily rate £425 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +12.00% +3.45%
10th Percentile £315 £306 £268
90th Percentile £575 £575 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% +7.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 7 22
England median hourly rate £55.00 £46.00 £41.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.57% +10.18% -1.76%
10th Percentile £24.63 £32.50 £16.03
90th Percentile £60.00 £187.50 £45.90
UK median hourly rate £55.00 £46.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +19.57% +12.20% -3.53%

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 78,733 87,213 80,346
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.58% 94.80% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 52,271 57,605 52,329
England median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £275 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,492 2,802 2,626
England median hourly rate £20.00 £18.67 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -0.17% -4.64%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.75
90th Percentile £52.50 £48.75 £48.75
UK median hourly rate £19.73 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +9.61% -3.74% -6.50%

.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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019.

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 26 June 2019. 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 -20 1,032 £500 +5.26% 437
South East +14 436 £425 +6.25% 363
North of England +3 415 £375 +7.14% 456
Midlands +5 260 £400 +9.97% 280
North West +14 245 £375 +4.17% 272
West Midlands -7 154 £413 +10.74% 161
Yorkshire -10 145 £355 +1.43% 159
South West -53 119 £400 +6.67% 153
East Midlands +26 102 £365 +3.55% 119
East of England -42 77 £409 +2.19% 137
North East +16 25 £450 +38.46% 25
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, .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 2,329 (100.00%) .NET
2 2,013 (86.43%) C#
3 1,083 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1,007 (43.24%) MVC
5 987 (42.38%) SQL Server
6 980 (42.08%) ASP.NET
7 911 (39.12%) JavaScript
8 845 (36.28%) SQL
9 824 (35.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 653 (28.04%) AngularJS
11 648 (27.82%) ASP.NET Web API
12 637 (27.35%) HTML
13 630 (27.05%) TDD
14 595 (25.55%) .NET Framework
15 590 (25.33%) CSS
16 579 (24.86%) .NET Core
17 492 (21.12%) ASP.NET MVC
18 456 (19.58%) Finance
19 451 (19.36%) Microsoft
20 340 (14.60%) Scrum
21 324 (13.91%) Entity Framework
22 319 (13.70%) Microservices
23 312 (13.40%) jQuery
24 299 (12.84%) Web Services
25 282 (12.11%) SOLID
26 280 (12.02%) BDD
26 280 (12.02%) Git (software)
27 277 (11.89%) REST
28 253 (10.86%) Visual Studio
29 248 (10.65%) Greenfield Project

.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 87 (3.74%) CMS
2 71 (3.05%) IIS
3 64 (2.75%) Umbraco
4 44 (1.89%) SharePoint
5 20 (0.86%) NServiceBus
6 19 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
6 19 (0.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 15 (0.64%) Confluence
8 14 (0.60%) Kentico
9 13 (0.56%) EPiServer
9 13 (0.56%) Ethereum
9 13 (0.56%) Hyperledger
10 12 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
11 11 (0.47%) Apache
12 8 (0.34%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.30%) JBoss
14 6 (0.26%) nginx
14 6 (0.26%) WebLogic
15 5 (0.21%) Apache Spark
16 4 (0.17%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 61 (2.62%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 39 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
2 13 (0.56%) R3 Corda
3 8 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.17%) NetSuite
5 3 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
6 1 (0.043%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.043%) Endur
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.043%) Oracle ERP
6 1 (0.043%) Payment Gateway
6 1 (0.043%) Revive Adserver
6 1 (0.043%) SAP MII
6 1 (0.043%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 824 (35.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 227 (9.75%) Amazon AWS
3 79 (3.39%) Serverless
4 69 (2.96%) PaaS
5 53 (2.28%) SaaS
6 36 (1.55%) Azure Functions
7 33 (1.42%) IaaS
8 32 (1.37%) GitHub
9 28 (1.20%) Power Platform
10 25 (1.07%) AWS Lambda
11 22 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
12 17 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (0.64%) Azure Active Directory
13 15 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
14 12 (0.52%) Loggly
15 10 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
15 10 (0.43%) Office 365
16 9 (0.39%) Amazon S3
16 9 (0.39%) OpenShift
17 8 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (0.69%) AMQP
1 16 (0.69%) HTTP
2 14 (0.60%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.56%) IPFS
4 12 (0.52%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 9 (0.39%) Internet
6 8 (0.34%) SSL
7 7 (0.30%) Intranet
7 7 (0.30%) Network Security
8 4 (0.17%) DHCP
9 3 (0.13%) FTP
9 3 (0.13%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.086%) DNS
10 2 (0.086%) IPsec
11 1 (0.043%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.043%) Skype
11 1 (0.043%) VPN
11 1 (0.043%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 987 (42.38%) SQL Server
2 128 (5.50%) NoSQL
3 111 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 67 (2.88%) Data Warehouse
5 63 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 61 (2.62%) MongoDB
7 57 (2.45%) Relational Database
8 53 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
9 45 (1.93%) Azure SQL Database
10 44 (1.89%) Redis
11 43 (1.85%) Cosmos DB
12 38 (1.63%) SQL Server 2016
13 33 (1.42%) MySQL
13 33 (1.42%) SQL Server 2012
14 31 (1.33%) SQL Server 2014
15 24 (1.03%) Oracle Database
15 24 (1.03%) Power BI
16 23 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
17 22 (0.94%) Data Lake
18 18 (0.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 280 (12.02%) Git (software)
2 253 (10.86%) Visual Studio
3 172 (7.39%) Team Foundation Server
4 140 (6.01%) TeamCity
5 98 (4.21%) Visual Studio Team System
6 95 (4.08%) NUnit
7 93 (3.99%) Octopus Deploy
8 80 (3.43%) Jenkins
9 79 (3.39%) JIRA
10 64 (2.75%) SpecFlow
11 38 (1.63%) Selenium
12 31 (1.33%) Jasmine
13 27 (1.16%) webpack
14 26 (1.12%) Moq
15 24 (1.03%) Karma Test Runner
16 23 (0.99%) gulp
17 22 (0.94%) MSTest
18 20 (0.86%) Bitbucket
18 20 (0.86%) Grunt
18 20 (0.86%) Oracle Forms
General
1 456 (19.58%) Finance
2 163 (7.00%) Banking
3 76 (3.26%) Front Office
4 73 (3.13%) Retail
5 71 (3.05%) Law
6 38 (1.63%) Financial Institution
6 38 (1.63%) Investment Banking
7 37 (1.59%) Telecoms
8 36 (1.55%) Legal
9 30 (1.29%) Marketing
10 27 (1.16%) Back Office
11 26 (1.12%) Manufacturing
12 15 (0.64%) Electronics
13 10 (0.43%) French Language
14 9 (0.39%) Automotive
14 9 (0.39%) Billing
15 8 (0.34%) Advertising
15 8 (0.34%) Games
15 8 (0.34%) Publishing
16 7 (0.30%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,329 (100.00%) .NET
2 980 (42.08%) ASP.NET
3 653 (28.04%) AngularJS
4 648 (27.82%) ASP.NET Web API
5 637 (27.35%) HTML
6 595 (25.55%) .NET Framework
7 590 (25.33%) CSS
8 579 (24.86%) .NET Core
9 492 (21.12%) ASP.NET MVC
10 324 (13.91%) Entity Framework
11 312 (13.40%) jQuery
12 299 (12.84%) Web Services
13 277 (11.89%) REST
14 225 (9.66%) RESTful
15 214 (9.19%) HTML5
16 213 (9.15%) WCF
17 212 (9.10%) React
18 147 (6.31%) WPF
19 139 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 134 (5.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 248 (10.65%) Greenfield Project
2 80 (3.43%) Enterprise Software
3 72 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
4 41 (1.76%) User Experience
5 38 (1.63%) Digital Media
6 37 (1.59%) Self-Motivation
7 35 (1.50%) Hedge funds
8 33 (1.42%) Mobile App
9 29 (1.25%) Algorithms
10 26 (1.12%) Data Protection Act
11 25 (1.07%) Derivative
12 23 (0.99%) Data Structures
13 20 (0.86%) N-Tier
14 14 (0.60%) EPoS
14 14 (0.60%) Virtual Team
15 13 (0.56%) Bitcoin
15 13 (0.56%) Linux Command Line
16 12 (0.52%) Cloud Native
16 12 (0.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 11 (0.47%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 161 (6.91%) Windows
2 35 (1.50%) Linux
3 20 (0.86%) Mac OS
4 17 (0.73%) VMS
5 16 (0.69%) Unix
6 11 (0.47%) Apple iOS
7 10 (0.43%) Android
8 8 (0.34%) Windows Server
9 4 (0.17%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.13%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.086%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.043%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,083 (46.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1,007 (43.24%) MVC
3 630 (27.05%) TDD
4 340 (14.60%) Scrum
5 319 (13.70%) Microservices
6 282 (12.11%) SOLID
7 280 (12.02%) BDD
8 235 (10.09%) Unit Testing
9 212 (9.10%) DevOps
10 179 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
11 178 (7.64%) OO
12 158 (6.78%) Software Engineering
13 149 (6.40%) Web Development
14 143 (6.14%) Test Automation
15 126 (5.41%) E-Commerce
16 124 (5.32%) SDLC
17 122 (5.24%) OOP
18 117 (5.02%) Kanban
19 102 (4.38%) Migration
20 94 (4.04%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 2,013 (86.43%) C#
2 911 (39.12%) JavaScript
3 845 (36.28%) SQL
4 199 (8.54%) VB.NET
5 185 (7.94%) T-SQL
6 116 (4.98%) TypeScript
7 79 (3.39%) VB
8 66 (2.83%) Java
9 64 (2.75%) VBA
10 60 (2.58%) PowerShell
11 57 (2.45%) C++
11 57 (2.45%) Python
12 39 (1.67%) PL/SQL
13 24 (1.03%) Ruby
14 22 (0.94%) F#
15 18 (0.77%) VB6
16 17 (0.73%) C
16 17 (0.73%) PHP
17 15 (0.64%) Bash Shell
18 14 (0.60%) Scala
Qualifications
1 57 (2.45%) Degree
2 52 (2.23%) Security Cleared
3 37 (1.59%) SC Cleared
4 9 (0.39%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.30%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.21%) DBS Check
6 5 (0.21%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
8 3 (0.13%) MCSD
9 2 (0.086%) PhD
10 1 (0.043%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.043%) MCAD
10 1 (0.043%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (4.12%) QA
2 13 (0.56%) WCAG
3 6 (0.26%) GxP
4 4 (0.17%) PSD2
5 3 (0.13%) GDPR
5 3 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.086%) SLA
7 1 (0.043%) Disclosure Scotland
7 1 (0.043%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.043%) EMIR
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 15022
7 1 (0.043%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.043%) MiFID
System Software
1 172 (7.39%) Docker
2 30 (1.29%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.21%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.13%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 2 (0.086%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.086%) Xen
Systems Management
1 96 (4.12%) Kubernetes
2 16 (0.69%) Terraform
3 15 (0.64%) Ansible
4 10 (0.43%) Puppet
5 8 (0.34%) Kibana
6 7 (0.30%) Grafana
7 6 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
8 4 (0.17%) SCCM
9 3 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
10 2 (0.086%) Control-M
10 2 (0.086%) Rancher
10 2 (0.086%) WSUS
11 1 (0.043%) BladeLogic
11 1 (0.043%) MIIS
11 1 (0.043%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 451 (19.36%) Microsoft
2 118 (5.07%) Oracle
3 37 (1.59%) Xamarin
4 35 (1.50%) Sitecore
5 28 (1.20%) Google
6 25 (1.07%) Citrix
7 22 (0.94%) Telerik
8 18 (0.77%) SAP
9 16 (0.69%) New Relic
10 10 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
11 7 (0.30%) Atlassian
12 6 (0.26%) Twitter
12 6 (0.26%) webMethods
13 5 (0.21%) Cognos
13 5 (0.21%) IBM
13 5 (0.21%) IFS
14 4 (0.17%) JD Edwards
15 3 (0.13%) DevExpress
15 3 (0.13%) Tableau
15 3 (0.13%) VMware