The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Developer was £373 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 520 571 536
Rank change year-on-year +51 -35  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 60 56 73
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.11% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.12% 0.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 46 54
Median daily rate £373 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.42% +9.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £463 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £35.00

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 40257 46300 48376
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.74% 95.04% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26259 30600 30961
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1226 1356 1863
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.55 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

.NET Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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
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 3 months to 25 June 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 +7 19 £425 +15.64% 25
South West -1 9 £350 - 8
Yorkshire +27 8 £363 +11.53% 11
South East +41 6 £325 -27.77% 34
North West +28 6 £338 -20.58% 15
West Midlands +24 6 £315 -18.70% 12
North East - 3 £340 - 2
East of England -8 2 £420 +5.00% 8
East Midlands -14 1 - - 8
.NET Software Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 116 (95.08%) C#
3 67 (54.92%) MVC
3 67 (54.92%) ASP.NET
4 64 (52.46%) SQL
5 62 (50.82%) JavaScript
6 57 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
7 56 (45.90%) SQL Server
8 43 (35.25%) ASP.NET MVC
9 40 (32.79%) Microsoft
10 39 (31.97%) HTML
11 38 (31.15%) CSS
12 37 (30.33%) AngularJS
13 36 (29.51%) TDD
14 34 (27.87%) jQuery
15 33 (27.05%) ASP.NET Web API
16 31 (25.41%) .NET Framework
17 30 (24.59%) Scrum
18 25 (20.49%) Finance
19 23 (18.85%) Windows
20 19 (15.57%) WCF
21 18 (14.75%) Entity Framework
21 18 (14.75%) REST
22 17 (13.93%) OO
22 17 (13.93%) SDLC
23 16 (13.11%) Web Services
23 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
24 14 (11.48%) Test Automation
24 14 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
24 14 (11.48%) Oracle

.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 5 (4.10%) IIS
1 5 (4.10%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.28%) CMS
2 4 (3.28%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.64%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.64%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.64%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.82%) Documentum
5 1 (0.82%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.46%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (13.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.46%) SaaS
3 2 (1.64%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.46%) HTTP
2 2 (1.64%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.64%) Internet
2 2 (1.64%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.82%) DNS
3 1 (0.82%) IMAP
3 1 (0.82%) Intranet
3 1 (0.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (45.90%) SQL Server
2 9 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (5.74%) NoSQL
3 7 (5.74%) Oracle Database
4 6 (4.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (4.10%) GIS
6 4 (3.28%) MongoDB
6 4 (3.28%) Redis
6 4 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (2.46%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.64%) RavenDB
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.82%) DTS
9 1 (0.82%) Firebird
9 1 (0.82%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (8.20%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (7.38%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.92%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.28%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.46%) JIRA
6 2 (1.64%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.64%) Grunt
6 2 (1.64%) gulp
6 2 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.64%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.82%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.82%) Moq
7 1 (0.82%) MSTest
7 1 (0.82%) NUnit
7 1 (0.82%) Protractor
7 1 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (20.49%) Finance
2 10 (8.20%) Manufacturing
3 9 (7.38%) Electronics
4 8 (6.56%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.74%) Marketing
6 4 (3.28%) Back Office
7 2 (1.64%) Banking
7 2 (1.64%) Front Office
8 1 (0.82%) Automotive
8 1 (0.82%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (100.00%) .NET
2 67 (54.92%) ASP.NET
3 43 (35.25%) ASP.NET MVC
4 39 (31.97%) HTML
5 38 (31.15%) CSS
6 37 (30.33%) AngularJS
7 34 (27.87%) jQuery
8 33 (27.05%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (25.41%) .NET Framework
10 19 (15.57%) WCF
11 18 (14.75%) Entity Framework
11 18 (14.75%) REST
12 16 (13.11%) Web Services
13 13 (10.66%) WPF
14 11 (9.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 10 (8.20%) SOAP
16 9 (7.38%) Ajax
16 9 (7.38%) XML
17 8 (6.56%) JSON
18 7 (5.74%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 4 (3.28%) Computer Science
1 4 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.46%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
3 2 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.82%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.82%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.82%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.82%) Derivative
4 1 (0.82%) Fintech
4 1 (0.82%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.82%) Hedge funds
4 1 (0.82%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.82%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (18.85%) Windows
2 1 (0.82%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (54.92%) MVC
2 57 (46.72%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (29.51%) TDD
4 30 (24.59%) Scrum
5 17 (13.93%) OO
5 17 (13.93%) SDLC
6 14 (11.48%) Continuous Improvement
6 14 (11.48%) Software Engineering
6 14 (11.48%) Test Automation
7 13 (10.66%) Unit Testing
8 11 (9.02%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.02%) Front End Development
9 10 (8.20%) Business Intelligence
10 9 (7.38%) BDD
11 8 (6.56%) Microservices
11 8 (6.56%) SOA
12 7 (5.74%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (5.74%) OOD
12 7 (5.74%) Programme Management
13 6 (4.92%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 116 (95.08%) C#
2 64 (52.46%) SQL
3 62 (50.82%) JavaScript
4 13 (10.66%) VB.NET
5 11 (9.02%) T-SQL
6 9 (7.38%) VB
7 6 (4.92%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.10%) Java
9 4 (3.28%) PowerShell
10 3 (2.46%) Python
10 3 (2.46%) VB6
11 1 (0.82%) C++
11 1 (0.82%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.82%) Tcl
11 1 (0.82%) VBA
Qualifications
1 10 (8.20%) Degree
2 6 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 5 (4.10%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.64%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.64%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.82%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.82%) HNC
5 1 (0.82%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.74%) QA
2 3 (2.46%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.82%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.82%) Kibana
1 1 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 40 (32.79%) Microsoft
2 14 (11.48%) Oracle
3 10 (8.20%) SAP
4 3 (2.46%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.64%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.64%) Telerik
6 1 (0.82%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.82%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.82%) IBM
6 1 (0.82%) Splunk
6 1 (0.82%) Xamarin
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