The median contractor rate for a .NET Programmer was £393 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Programmer
UK / England
Rank 554 599 571
Rank change year-on-year +45 -28  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 12 16 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.029% 0.033% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.034% 0.071%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 14 25
Median daily rate £393 £388 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.29% +17.42%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £100 £330 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £535 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £370 £300
% change year-on-year -25.67% +23.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39295 46721 46527
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.81% 95.22% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 25610 30627 28567
Median daily rate £435 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £263 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1355 1460 1889
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

.NET Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured .NET Programmer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Programmer in England

.NET Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Programmer in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Programmer in England

.NET Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Programmer in England over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Programmer in England

.NET Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Programmer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Programmer in England

.NET Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 27 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +34 10 £500 +18.69% 2
South East +12 2 £275 -34.32% 4
.NET Programmer
UK

.NET Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, .NET Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (93.75%) C#
3 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 10 (62.50%) MVC
3 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
4 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (43.75%) Fixed Income
5 7 (43.75%) Equities
5 7 (43.75%) Front Office
5 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
5 7 (43.75%) Investment Management
5 7 (43.75%) Entity Framework
6 6 (37.50%) Fund Management
6 6 (37.50%) SQL
6 6 (37.50%) VBA
6 6 (37.50%) SOA
6 6 (37.50%) Scrum
6 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
7 4 (25.00%) Degree
7 4 (25.00%) Finance
7 4 (25.00%) Java
8 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
8 3 (18.75%) C++
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
8 3 (18.75%) OO
8 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
8 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
8 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (18.75%) Web Development
9 2 (12.50%) AngularJS

.NET Programmer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.25%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (6.25%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) CruiseControl
1 1 (6.25%) FitNesse
1 1 (6.25%) MSBuild
1 1 (6.25%) NUnit
1 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (43.75%) Front Office
2 4 (25.00%) Finance
3 2 (12.50%) Banking
4 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (62.50%) .NET Framework
3 7 (43.75%) Entity Framework
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET
4 3 (18.75%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (12.50%) AngularJS
5 2 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (6.25%) Autofac
6 1 (6.25%) AutoMapper
6 1 (6.25%) jQuery
6 1 (6.25%) LINQ
6 1 (6.25%) WCF
6 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (43.75%) Equities
1 7 (43.75%) Fixed Income
2 3 (18.75%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Derivative
3 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 2 (12.50%) Windows
2 1 (6.25%) Solaris
2 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
2 1 (6.25%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) MVC
2 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (43.75%) Investment Management
4 6 (37.50%) Asset Management
4 6 (37.50%) Fund Management
4 6 (37.50%) Scrum
4 6 (37.50%) SOA
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Web Development
6 2 (12.50%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.25%) Open Source
7 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
7 1 (6.25%) TDD
7 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
7 1 (6.25%) Waterfall
7 1 (6.25%) Web Design
7 1 (6.25%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 15 (93.75%) C#
2 7 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) VBA
4 4 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) C++
5 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.25%) PHP
6 1 (6.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (12.50%) Postgraduate
3 1 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (6.25%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Samba
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Twitter