Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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 Software Developer
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 709 735 746
Rank change year-on-year +26 +11 -20
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 140 141 125
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 97 92
England median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £312 £229 £272
90th Percentile £575 £525 £411
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +15.71% -12.50%
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% -12.50%

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 89119 91561 99256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.77% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 59385 60311 64207
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 2639 2960 3840
England median hourly rate £18.69 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.00% +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £46.96 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%

.NET Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Software Developer in England

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Software Developer in England

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Software Developer in England

.NET Software 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 Software Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Software Developer in England

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Software Developer in England

.NET Software 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 Software Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 20 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 0 52 £500 +29.53% 12
Midlands +17 23 £370 +2.07% 16
North of England +52 22 £356 +4.01% 32
South West +3 22 £350 - 6
South East +7 17 £325 -18.75% 23
North West +17 12 £356 +1.79% 16
East Midlands 0 12 £370 +2.07% 9
West Midlands +23 11 £340 -6.21% 7
Yorkshire +14 7 £350 +6.06% 15
East of England -16 4 £388 -20.10% 7
North East +60 3 £375 +11.11% 1
.NET Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, .NET Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 140 (100.00%) .NET
2 129 (92.14%) C#
3 81 (57.86%) SQL Server
4 78 (55.71%) SQL
5 76 (54.29%) MVC
6 65 (46.43%) ASP.NET
7 59 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
8 58 (41.43%) Microsoft
9 53 (37.86%) JavaScript
10 46 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
11 40 (28.57%) HTML
12 38 (27.14%) Scrum
13 36 (25.71%) CSS
13 36 (25.71%) jQuery
14 31 (22.14%) Visual Studio
14 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
14 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (21.43%) Finance
16 28 (20.00%) REST
17 27 (19.29%) .NET Framework
17 27 (19.29%) Windows
18 24 (17.14%) Web Services
18 24 (17.14%) TDD
18 24 (17.14%) Software Engineering
19 23 (16.43%) SOAP
19 23 (16.43%) VB.NET
20 21 (15.00%) Oracle
21 20 (14.29%) OO
21 20 (14.29%) JSON
22 19 (13.57%) WCF

.NET Software 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 9 (6.43%) IIS
1 9 (6.43%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.43%) Confluence
4 2 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.71%) CMS
5 1 (0.71%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.71%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 18 (12.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.71%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.71%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.71%) GitHub
4 1 (0.71%) npm
4 1 (0.71%) Office 365
4 1 (0.71%) Serverless
4 1 (0.71%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.00%) Internet
2 2 (1.43%) DNS
2 2 (1.43%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.43%) IMAP
2 2 (1.43%) SMTP
2 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.71%) HTTP
3 1 (0.71%) Intranet
3 1 (0.71%) RFID
3 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 81 (57.86%) SQL Server
2 15 (10.71%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
5 8 (5.71%) NoSQL
5 8 (5.71%) Relational Database
6 6 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.14%) MySQL
8 3 (2.14%) Redis
8 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2000
9 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.71%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.71%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.71%) DTS
10 1 (0.71%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 31 (22.14%) Visual Studio
2 17 (12.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (7.14%) JIRA
3 10 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 3 (2.14%) NUnit
4 3 (2.14%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.43%) Subversion
6 1 (0.71%) AccuRev
6 1 (0.71%) Bower
6 1 (0.71%) Jasmine
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) Moq
6 1 (0.71%) MSBuild
6 1 (0.71%) NuGet
6 1 (0.71%) ReSharper
6 1 (0.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.71%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (21.43%) Finance
2 15 (10.71%) Banking
3 13 (9.29%) Manufacturing
3 13 (9.29%) Marketing
4 11 (7.86%) Investment Banking
5 10 (7.14%) Electronics
5 10 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.00%) Back Office
7 5 (3.57%) Front Office
8 2 (1.43%) Retail
9 1 (0.71%) Advertising
9 1 (0.71%) Automotive
9 1 (0.71%) Law
9 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.71%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (100.00%) .NET
2 65 (46.43%) ASP.NET
3 46 (32.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (28.57%) HTML
5 36 (25.71%) CSS
5 36 (25.71%) jQuery
6 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
6 31 (22.14%) ASP.NET Web API
7 28 (20.00%) REST
8 27 (19.29%) .NET Framework
9 24 (17.14%) Web Services
10 23 (16.43%) SOAP
11 20 (14.29%) JSON
12 19 (13.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 19 (13.57%) WCF
13 15 (10.71%) Entity Framework
14 14 (10.00%) XML
15 12 (8.57%) WinForms
16 11 (7.86%) WPF
17 9 (6.43%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (2.14%) Client/Server
4 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.43%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.43%) Fintech
5 2 (1.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (1.43%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.71%) Derivative
6 1 (0.71%) Equities
6 1 (0.71%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.71%) Life Science
6 1 (0.71%) PKI
6 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (19.29%) Windows
2 4 (2.86%) Linux
2 4 (2.86%) Windows Server
3 3 (2.14%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Android
4 1 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.71%) Nucleus RTOS
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (54.29%) MVC
2 59 (42.14%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (27.14%) Scrum
4 24 (17.14%) Software Engineering
4 24 (17.14%) TDD
5 20 (14.29%) OO
6 16 (11.43%) OOD
6 16 (11.43%) Test Automation
7 13 (9.29%) Business Intelligence
8 12 (8.57%) BDD
8 12 (8.57%) SDLC
8 12 (8.57%) Web Development
9 11 (7.86%) Unit Testing
10 10 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
10 10 (7.14%) Programme Management
11 8 (5.71%) Refactoring
12 7 (5.00%) Pair Programming
13 6 (4.29%) Kanban
13 6 (4.29%) Microservices
13 6 (4.29%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 129 (92.14%) C#
2 78 (55.71%) SQL
3 53 (37.86%) JavaScript
4 23 (16.43%) VB.NET
5 19 (13.57%) T-SQL
6 7 (5.00%) TypeScript
6 7 (5.00%) VB
7 6 (4.29%) PowerShell
8 5 (3.57%) C++
9 4 (2.86%) Java
9 4 (2.86%) VB6
10 3 (2.14%) Python
11 2 (1.43%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.43%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.43%) Ruby
12 1 (0.71%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.71%) CoffeeScript
12 1 (0.71%) F#
12 1 (0.71%) Scala
12 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 2 (1.43%) MiFID
2 2 (1.43%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.43%) QA
3 1 (0.71%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.14%) Docker
2 1 (0.71%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.43%) Nagios
Vendors
1 58 (41.43%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.00%) Oracle
3 14 (10.00%) SAP
4 2 (1.43%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.71%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.71%) CQG
5 1 (0.71%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.71%) FIS
5 1 (0.71%) Splunk
5 1 (0.71%) SunGard
5 1 (0.71%) Sybase
5 1 (0.71%) Xamarin