The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Software Developer
UK / England
Rank 523 541 547
Rank change year-on-year +18 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 62 74 50
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.15% 0.15% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.16% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 53 35
Median daily rate £325 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.10% +5.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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 39636 46701 45542
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.83% 95.21% 94.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 25783 30610 27944
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £263 £245
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 1372 1458 1840
Median hourly rate £18.50 £18.75 £17.87
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.95%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £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 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

.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 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
South East +32 18 £325 -6.47% 31
South West +5 13 £275 -26.66% 12
East of England +5 8 £363 +16.00% 9
London +15 7 £200 -46.66% 13
Yorkshire +5 6 £375 +17.18% 18
North East -9 5 £325 +0.77% 2
North West +22 2 £213 -42.33% 24
West Midlands +10 2 £375 +2.73% 9
East Midlands - 1 - - 9
.NET Software Developer
UK

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 135 (100.00%) .NET
2 122 (90.37%) C#
3 77 (57.04%) JavaScript
4 75 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 75 (55.56%) MVC
5 67 (49.63%) SQL
6 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
7 59 (43.70%) SQL Server
8 52 (38.52%) Microsoft
9 49 (36.30%) HTML
10 48 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (31.11%) CSS
12 40 (29.63%) jQuery
12 40 (29.63%) AngularJS
13 37 (27.41%) ASP.NET Web API
14 32 (23.70%) TDD
15 30 (22.22%) Scrum
16 28 (20.74%) Web Services
16 28 (20.74%) WCF
17 27 (20.00%) .NET Framework
18 25 (18.52%) Finance
19 23 (17.04%) Windows
20 22 (16.30%) Oracle
21 21 (15.56%) SOAP
21 21 (15.56%) REST
22 20 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
23 17 (12.59%) Visual Studio
24 16 (11.85%) Degree
24 16 (11.85%) WPF
24 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure

.NET Software Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (3.70%) CMS
2 4 (2.96%) IIS
2 4 (2.96%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.22%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.48%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.48%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.48%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.48%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.48%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.74%) Confluence
5 1 (0.74%) Documentum
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.74%) SAS
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (9.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.48%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.74%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.74%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.70%) IaaS
2 5 (3.70%) PaaS
3 4 (2.96%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (2.22%) Data Lake Analytics
4 3 (2.22%) SaaS
5 1 (0.74%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) Firewall
2 1 (0.74%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.74%) HTTP
2 1 (0.74%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.74%) PBX
2 1 (0.74%) SSL
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.74%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 59 (43.70%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 11 (8.15%) Oracle Database
3 11 (8.15%) SQL Server 2008
4 8 (5.93%) SQL Server 2005
5 6 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (2.96%) GIS
7 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (2.22%) Data Lake
8 3 (2.22%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.22%) Power BI
8 3 (2.22%) QlikView
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2016
8 3 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.48%) MS Access
9 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 17 (12.59%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.70%) Grunt
4 4 (2.96%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.96%) MSTest
4 4 (2.96%) NUnit
5 3 (2.22%) JIRA
5 3 (2.22%) Selenium
6 2 (1.48%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.48%) JMeter
6 2 (1.48%) SoapUI
7 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.74%) gulp
7 1 (0.74%) Jasmine
7 1 (0.74%) Maven
7 1 (0.74%) Protractor
7 1 (0.74%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.74%) Subversion
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (18.52%) Finance
2 11 (8.15%) Electronics
2 11 (8.15%) Telecoms
3 10 (7.41%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.67%) Marketing
5 6 (4.44%) Back Office
6 3 (2.22%) Banking
7 2 (1.48%) Advertising
7 2 (1.48%) Front Office
7 2 (1.48%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Games
8 1 (0.74%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 135 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 49 (36.30%) HTML
4 48 (35.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 42 (31.11%) CSS
6 40 (29.63%) AngularJS
6 40 (29.63%) jQuery
7 37 (27.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 28 (20.74%) WCF
8 28 (20.74%) Web Services
9 27 (20.00%) .NET Framework
10 21 (15.56%) REST
10 21 (15.56%) SOAP
11 16 (11.85%) WPF
12 15 (11.11%) Entity Framework
13 14 (10.37%) JSON
13 14 (10.37%) XML
14 10 (7.41%) HTML5
14 10 (7.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 8 (5.93%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.19%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 3 (2.22%) Virtual Team
4 2 (1.48%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.48%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.48%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.74%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.74%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 23 (17.04%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.74%) Linux
2 1 (0.74%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (55.56%) MVC
2 65 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (23.70%) TDD
4 30 (22.22%) Scrum
5 20 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
6 15 (11.11%) SDLC
6 15 (11.11%) Software Engineering
7 14 (10.37%) OO
8 13 (9.63%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.15%) Front End Development
9 11 (8.15%) OOD
10 10 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.67%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (6.67%) Programme Management
11 9 (6.67%) SOLID
12 7 (5.19%) Microservices
12 7 (5.19%) SOA
13 6 (4.44%) Dashboard Development
13 6 (4.44%) Waterfall
13 6 (4.44%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 122 (90.37%) C#
2 77 (57.04%) JavaScript
3 67 (49.63%) SQL
4 14 (10.37%) T-SQL
4 14 (10.37%) VB.NET
5 10 (7.41%) VB
6 8 (5.93%) Java
7 6 (4.44%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.22%) C++
9 2 (1.48%) Python
9 2 (1.48%) VBA
9 2 (1.48%) XAML
10 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.74%) R
10 1 (0.74%) Tcl
10 1 (0.74%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.74%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (11.85%) Degree
2 7 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.96%) HNC
4 4 (2.96%) HND
5 2 (1.48%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.74%) MCAD
6 1 (0.74%) MCSD
6 1 (0.74%) MCTS
6 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.96%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Ansible
1 1 (0.74%) Kibana
1 1 (0.74%) Puppet
1 1 (0.74%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 52 (38.52%) Microsoft
2 22 (16.30%) Oracle
3 10 (7.41%) SAP
4 3 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.22%) Tableau
5 2 (1.48%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.48%) Telerik
5 2 (1.48%) VMware
6 1 (0.74%) BroadSoft
6 1 (0.74%) Charles River
6 1 (0.74%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.74%) Google
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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