Period
to 12 November 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 12 November 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
12 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 92 71 83
Rank change year-on-year -21 +12 +1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 2,022 3,247 2,690
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 2.64% 3.45% 2.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.81% 3.64% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,624 2,631 2,141
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% +10.34%
10th Percentile £315 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £594 £563
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year - +9.68% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 18 21
England median hourly rate £41.25 £48.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.95% +7.78% +5.88%
10th Percentile £26.75 £24.65 £25.75
90th Percentile £58.25 £64.38 £50.00
UK median hourly rate £41.25 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -8.33% - +5.88%

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 72,053 89,102 88,421
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.05% 94.77% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 47,801 59,543 58,833
England median daily rate £473 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £263 £275 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £463 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +2.78% +1.12% +4.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2,577 2,763 2,613
England median hourly rate £19.56 £18.50 £18.70
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.73% -1.07% +3.72%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.17 £10.86
90th Percentile £52.50 £49.69 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £19.92 £18.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +10.68% -3.74% +3.89%

.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 12 November 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 12 November 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 12 November 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 -48 792 £488 -1.52% 327
South East -5 416 £425 +3.03% 281
North of England -8 358 £375 +2.74% 309
North West +3 223 £375 +3.45% 179
Midlands +15 207 £400 +6.67% 180
South West -23 174 £403 +0.63% 125
Yorkshire -17 119 £375 +2.74% 116
West Midlands -6 114 £406 +6.56% 96
East Midlands +25 93 £363 +3.57% 84
East of England -1 67 £425 +6.25% 88
North East +4 16 £400 +9.59% 14
.NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 12 November 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 2,022 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,716 (84.87%) C#
3 832 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
4 830 (41.05%) SQL Server
5 806 (39.86%) MVC
6 797 (39.42%) Azure
7 764 (37.78%) ASP.NET
8 744 (36.80%) JavaScript
9 723 (35.76%) SQL
10 602 (29.77%) .NET Core
11 553 (27.35%) TDD
12 537 (26.56%) AngularJS
13 499 (24.68%) .NET Framework
14 487 (24.09%) ASP.NET Web API
15 445 (22.01%) HTML
16 423 (20.92%) CSS
17 404 (19.98%) Microsoft
18 348 (17.21%) Finance
19 339 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
20 297 (14.69%) Microservices
21 266 (13.16%) Entity Framework
22 257 (12.71%) Scrum
23 226 (11.18%) AWS
24 225 (11.13%) Web Services
25 222 (10.98%) React
26 216 (10.68%) BDD
27 214 (10.58%) DevOps
28 211 (10.44%) SOLID
29 209 (10.34%) jQuery
30 201 (9.94%) Git (software)

.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 61 (3.02%) Umbraco
2 41 (2.03%) CMS
3 35 (1.73%) Confluence
4 31 (1.53%) IIS
5 26 (1.29%) SharePoint
6 21 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 16 (0.79%) Elasticsearch
8 12 (0.59%) Kentico
9 11 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 10 (0.49%) NServiceBus
11 7 (0.35%) Ethereum
11 7 (0.35%) Hyperledger
12 5 (0.25%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.20%) Oracle Workflow
14 3 (0.15%) Apache Spark
14 3 (0.15%) DNN
14 3 (0.15%) Sitefinity
15 2 (0.099%) Immediacy CMS
15 2 (0.099%) SharePoint Server
15 2 (0.099%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 42 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.24%) MS Visio
3 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.099%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.049%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.049%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 7 (0.35%) R3 Corda
2 5 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.20%) Oracle EBS
3 4 (0.20%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.099%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.099%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.099%) FINCAD Analytics
5 1 (0.049%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.049%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 797 (39.42%) Azure
2 226 (11.18%) AWS
3 94 (4.65%) Serverless
4 59 (2.92%) Azure Functions
5 42 (2.08%) PaaS
6 38 (1.88%) SaaS
7 30 (1.48%) Azure Active Directory
8 28 (1.38%) GitHub
9 25 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
9 25 (1.24%) OpenShift
10 17 (0.84%) Power Platform
11 13 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
12 12 (0.59%) Azure Data Factory
12 12 (0.59%) GCP
13 11 (0.54%) Office 365
14 10 (0.49%) IaaS
15 8 (0.40%) npm
16 7 (0.35%) AWS CloudFormation
17 6 (0.30%) Data Lake Analytics
17 6 (0.30%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 21 (1.04%) AMQP
2 11 (0.54%) HTTP
3 7 (0.35%) Network Security
4 6 (0.30%) Internet
5 4 (0.20%) IPFS
5 4 (0.20%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
5 4 (0.20%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.15%) DHCP
6 3 (0.15%) Intranet
7 2 (0.099%) Modbus
7 2 (0.099%) Skype
8 1 (0.049%) Extranet
8 1 (0.049%) SSL
8 1 (0.049%) WAN
8 1 (0.049%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 830 (41.05%) SQL Server
2 142 (7.02%) NoSQL
3 119 (5.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 71 (3.51%) Relational Database
5 67 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 63 (3.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 57 (2.82%) Cosmos DB
8 51 (2.52%) Azure SQL Database
9 47 (2.32%) SQL Server 2016
10 41 (2.03%) SQL Server 2008
11 35 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
11 35 (1.73%) Redis
12 31 (1.53%) MySQL
13 29 (1.43%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.04%) SQL Server 2014
15 19 (0.94%) Oracle Database
16 17 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
17 16 (0.79%) Power BI
18 14 (0.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
18 14 (0.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 201 (9.94%) Git (software)
2 157 (7.76%) Visual Studio
3 140 (6.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 106 (5.24%) NUnit
5 104 (5.14%) TeamCity
6 94 (4.65%) Octopus Deploy
7 79 (3.91%) JIRA
8 72 (3.56%) Jenkins
9 55 (2.72%) Moq
10 52 (2.57%) SpecFlow
11 43 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
12 29 (1.43%) Selenium
13 23 (1.14%) webpack
14 22 (1.09%) Bitbucket
14 22 (1.09%) Jasmine
15 19 (0.94%) gulp
16 15 (0.74%) MSTest
17 14 (0.69%) MSBuild
18 11 (0.54%) Babel
18 11 (0.54%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 348 (17.21%) Finance
2 103 (5.09%) Banking
3 70 (3.46%) Front Office
4 69 (3.41%) Law
5 63 (3.12%) Retail
6 47 (2.32%) Public Sector
7 26 (1.29%) Back Office
8 20 (0.99%) Investment Banking
9 19 (0.94%) Financial Institution
10 17 (0.84%) Marketing
11 15 (0.74%) Publishing
11 15 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 11 (0.54%) Manufacturing
13 9 (0.45%) Legal
14 8 (0.40%) Games
15 6 (0.30%) Electronics
16 4 (0.20%) Aerospace
16 4 (0.20%) Automotive
16 4 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
17 3 (0.15%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2,022 (100.00%) .NET
2 764 (37.78%) ASP.NET
3 602 (29.77%) .NET Core
4 537 (26.56%) AngularJS
5 499 (24.68%) .NET Framework
6 487 (24.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 445 (22.01%) HTML
8 423 (20.92%) CSS
9 339 (16.77%) ASP.NET MVC
10 266 (13.16%) Entity Framework
11 225 (11.13%) Web Services
12 222 (10.98%) React
13 209 (10.34%) jQuery
14 197 (9.74%) RESTful
15 183 (9.05%) REST
16 156 (7.72%) HTML5
17 127 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 104 (5.14%) WCF
19 103 (5.09%) WPF
20 97 (4.80%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 183 (9.05%) Greenfield Project
2 85 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 79 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (1.78%) Derivative
5 26 (1.29%) Mobile App
6 22 (1.09%) User Experience
7 20 (0.99%) Algorithms
8 19 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 18 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
10 16 (0.79%) Data Structures
11 15 (0.74%) N-Tier
12 14 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 14 (0.69%) Hedge funds
13 13 (0.64%) Cloud Native
14 12 (0.59%) Fixed Income
15 10 (0.49%) NHS
16 9 (0.45%) W3C
17 8 (0.40%) Equities
17 8 (0.40%) Equity Derivative
18 7 (0.35%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 115 (5.69%) Windows
2 21 (1.04%) Linux
3 20 (0.99%) Android
4 18 (0.89%) Apple iOS
5 5 (0.25%) Mac OS
5 5 (0.25%) VMS
6 4 (0.20%) Unix
6 4 (0.20%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.099%) DC/OS
8 1 (0.049%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 832 (41.15%) Agile Software Development
2 806 (39.86%) MVC
3 553 (27.35%) TDD
4 297 (14.69%) Microservices
5 257 (12.71%) Scrum
6 216 (10.68%) BDD
7 214 (10.58%) DevOps
8 211 (10.44%) SOLID
9 187 (9.25%) Unit Testing
10 157 (7.76%) Continuous Integration
11 146 (7.22%) OO
12 125 (6.18%) Test Automation
13 112 (5.54%) Web Development
14 95 (4.70%) Kanban
15 93 (4.60%) Problem-Solving
15 93 (4.60%) SDLC
16 89 (4.40%) Software Engineering
17 83 (4.10%) E-Commerce
18 79 (3.91%) Multithreading
19 77 (3.81%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 1,716 (84.87%) C#
2 744 (36.80%) JavaScript
3 723 (35.76%) SQL
4 150 (7.42%) T-SQL
5 123 (6.08%) VB.NET
6 90 (4.45%) TypeScript
7 62 (3.07%) VBA
8 58 (2.87%) Java
9 53 (2.62%) C++
9 53 (2.62%) PowerShell
10 36 (1.78%) VB
11 33 (1.63%) C
12 32 (1.58%) Python
13 27 (1.34%) PL/SQL
14 23 (1.14%) F#
15 15 (0.74%) PHP
16 13 (0.64%) VB6
17 7 (0.35%) ES6
18 5 (0.25%) Kotlin
18 5 (0.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 75 (3.71%) Security Cleared
2 62 (3.07%) Degree
3 54 (2.67%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.29%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.30%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.30%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (0.20%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.20%) CTC Cleared
7 4 (0.20%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.20%) MCSD
8 3 (0.15%) PhD
9 2 (0.099%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.099%) ISEB
9 2 (0.099%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.049%) CISA
10 1 (0.049%) CISSP
10 1 (0.049%) MCP
10 1 (0.049%) MCPD
10 1 (0.049%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (3.41%) QA
2 11 (0.54%) WCAG
3 10 (0.49%) MiFID
4 5 (0.25%) PMO
5 3 (0.15%) PSD2
6 2 (0.099%) HL7
6 2 (0.099%) IFRS
7 1 (0.049%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.049%) EMIR
System Software
1 134 (6.63%) Docker
2 34 (1.68%) Active Directory
3 9 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.049%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 81 (4.01%) Kubernetes
2 11 (0.54%) Terraform
3 10 (0.49%) Ansible
3 10 (0.49%) Kibana
4 8 (0.40%) MIIS
5 7 (0.35%) Single Sign-On
6 3 (0.15%) Grafana
6 3 (0.15%) ITRS Geneos
6 3 (0.15%) WSUS
7 2 (0.099%) Control-M
7 2 (0.099%) logstash
7 2 (0.099%) Packer
8 1 (0.049%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (0.049%) HAProxy
8 1 (0.049%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.049%) Puppet
Vendors
1 404 (19.98%) Microsoft
2 84 (4.15%) Oracle
3 24 (1.19%) Sitecore
4 20 (0.99%) Xamarin
5 17 (0.84%) Telerik
6 16 (0.79%) Atlassian
6 16 (0.79%) Google
7 11 (0.54%) DevExpress
8 8 (0.40%) Citrix
8 8 (0.40%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (0.40%) SAP
9 6 (0.30%) Databricks
9 6 (0.30%) New Relic
9 6 (0.30%) StreamSets
10 4 (0.20%) Meridio
10 4 (0.20%) Workday
11 3 (0.15%) Okta
11 3 (0.15%) Splunk
12 2 (0.099%) FactSet
12 2 (0.099%) Twitter