Period
to 21 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 21 October 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.

Senior .NET Developer
UK > England
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 555 621 617
Rank change year-on-year +66 -4 -102
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 288 257 266
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.32% 0.26% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 203 203
England median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25% -5.88%
10th Percentile £313 £319 £313
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
England median hourly rate - £41.75 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +24.63% +7.20%
UK median hourly rate - £41.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year - +24.63% +7.20%

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 86585 93294 98958
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.83% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 57439 61416 64019
England median daily rate £450 £425 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.12% +0.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £590
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2542 2986 3839
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.50 £17.77
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.08% +4.11% +7.70%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £46.50 £44.05
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.00
% change year-on-year +1.71% +2.14% +9.09%

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior .NET Developer in England

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in England

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer in England over the 6 months to 21 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior .NET Developer in England

Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in England

Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer within the England region over the 6 months to 21 October 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 +59 169 £450 +2.86% 19
North of England +82 38 £340 -12.26% 19
South East +12 35 £400 -0.06% 22
Yorkshire +57 25 £325 -27.78% 8
Midlands +21 25 £370 +1.02% 15
East Midlands +3 16 £375 +3.45% 8
East of England -20 14 £350 -12.50% 9
North West +9 11 £375 -3.23% 9
West Midlands +12 9 £350 -12.50% 7
South West +14 7 £500 +12.36% 10
North East +61 2 £325 -6.88% 2
Senior .NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 21 October 2017, Senior .NET 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 Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 288 (100.00%) .NET
2 262 (90.97%) C#
3 178 (61.81%) MVC
4 163 (56.60%) SQL Server
5 156 (54.17%) ASP.NET
6 154 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
7 136 (47.22%) TDD
8 124 (43.06%) SQL
9 123 (42.71%) JavaScript
10 110 (38.19%) HTML
11 107 (37.15%) AngularJS
12 97 (33.68%) ASP.NET MVC
13 93 (32.29%) CSS
14 89 (30.90%) ASP.NET Web API
15 80 (27.78%) Microsoft
16 77 (26.74%) .NET Framework
17 72 (25.00%) Finance
18 65 (22.57%) Microsoft Azure
19 62 (21.53%) Scrum
20 59 (20.49%) Unit Testing
21 53 (18.40%) BDD
22 50 (17.36%) T-SQL
23 48 (16.67%) jQuery
24 46 (15.97%) WCF
25 44 (15.28%) HTML5
26 43 (14.93%) Entity Framework
27 39 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
27 39 (13.54%) Windows
28 35 (12.15%) RESTful
28 35 (12.15%) Amazon AWS

Senior .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 20 (6.94%) Elasticsearch
2 13 (4.51%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.78%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.74%) CMS
4 5 (1.74%) Confluence
4 5 (1.74%) IIS
5 3 (1.04%) Umbraco
6 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.35%) Captiva
7 1 (0.35%) FileNet
7 1 (0.35%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.35%) PegaRULES
7 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (1.04%) Endur
1 3 (1.04%) SunGard GMI
2 1 (0.35%) Pega PRPC
Cloud Services
1 65 (22.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (12.15%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.47%) GitHub
4 5 (1.74%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.04%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.04%) Office 365
5 3 (1.04%) Serverless
6 2 (0.69%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.35%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.43%) SMTP
2 5 (1.74%) Internet
3 3 (1.04%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.04%) HTTP
3 3 (1.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 163 (56.60%) SQL Server
2 32 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
3 29 (10.07%) NoSQL
4 26 (9.03%) SQL Server 2008
5 20 (6.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (6.60%) Relational Database
7 15 (5.21%) MongoDB
7 15 (5.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 11 (3.82%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (3.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (2.08%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.74%) Power BI
13 4 (1.39%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.39%) Redis
14 3 (1.04%) Aerospike
14 3 (1.04%) MS Access
14 3 (1.04%) MySQL
14 3 (1.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (13.54%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (11.81%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.72%) Visual Studio
4 26 (9.03%) NUnit
5 20 (6.94%) TeamCity
6 19 (6.60%) Subversion
7 18 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 15 (5.21%) JIRA
9 14 (4.86%) MSTest
10 10 (3.47%) Moq
11 8 (2.78%) SpecFlow
12 7 (2.43%) NuGet
13 6 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (2.08%) Jasmine
14 5 (1.74%) Selenium
15 4 (1.39%) Jenkins
15 4 (1.39%) Visual Studio Team System
16 3 (1.04%) Cucumber
16 3 (1.04%) Fiddler
16 3 (1.04%) Firebug
General
1 72 (25.00%) Finance
2 34 (11.81%) Banking
3 16 (5.56%) Front Office
4 13 (4.51%) Retail
5 7 (2.43%) Back Office
5 7 (2.43%) Marketing
6 5 (1.74%) Advertising
7 4 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 3 (1.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.69%) Automotive
10 1 (0.35%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 288 (100.00%) .NET
2 156 (54.17%) ASP.NET
3 110 (38.19%) HTML
4 107 (37.15%) AngularJS
5 97 (33.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 93 (32.29%) CSS
7 89 (30.90%) ASP.NET Web API
8 77 (26.74%) .NET Framework
9 48 (16.67%) jQuery
10 46 (15.97%) WCF
11 44 (15.28%) HTML5
12 43 (14.93%) Entity Framework
13 35 (12.15%) RESTful
14 34 (11.81%) WPF
15 28 (9.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 27 (9.38%) .NET Core
17 26 (9.03%) Web Services
18 24 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 23 (7.99%) React
20 22 (7.64%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 17 (5.90%) Greenfield Project
2 15 (5.21%) Enterprise Software
3 12 (4.17%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.47%) Blog
4 10 (3.47%) Fixed Income
5 9 (3.13%) Credit Risk
5 9 (3.13%) Market Risk
6 7 (2.43%) Mobile App
6 7 (2.43%) User Experience
7 6 (2.08%) Computer Science
8 5 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
8 5 (1.74%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 5 (1.74%) NHS
8 5 (1.74%) N-Tier
9 4 (1.39%) Algorithms
10 3 (1.04%) Derivative
10 3 (1.04%) Equities
11 2 (0.69%) FMCG
11 2 (0.69%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 39 (13.54%) Windows
2 1 (0.35%) Linux
2 1 (0.35%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (61.81%) MVC
2 154 (53.47%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (47.22%) TDD
4 62 (21.53%) Scrum
5 59 (20.49%) Unit Testing
6 53 (18.40%) BDD
7 34 (11.81%) SDLC
8 33 (11.46%) Microservices
8 33 (11.46%) MVVM
9 29 (10.07%) E-Commerce
10 28 (9.72%) Web Development
11 27 (9.38%) OO
12 26 (9.03%) Software Engineering
13 24 (8.33%) CQRS
13 24 (8.33%) SOLID
13 24 (8.33%) Test Automation
14 22 (7.64%) SOA
15 21 (7.29%) Continuous Integration
16 20 (6.94%) DevOps
17 17 (5.90%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 262 (90.97%) C#
2 124 (43.06%) SQL
3 123 (42.71%) JavaScript
4 50 (17.36%) T-SQL
5 25 (8.68%) TypeScript
6 12 (4.17%) Java
7 11 (3.82%) Python
8 10 (3.47%) Ruby
9 5 (1.74%) VB
9 5 (1.74%) VBA
10 4 (1.39%) ECMAScript
10 4 (1.39%) ES6
10 4 (1.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.39%) Scala
11 3 (1.04%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.04%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.04%) VB.NET
11 3 (1.04%) VB6
12 2 (0.69%) F#
13 1 (0.35%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (4.86%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.35%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.74%) MiFID
1 5 (1.74%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (1.39%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.69%) Terraform
3 1 (0.35%) CA Service Virtualization
3 1 (0.35%) Kibana
3 1 (0.35%) logstash
Vendors
1 80 (27.78%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.21%) Oracle
3 5 (1.74%) Google
4 4 (1.39%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.04%) CQG
5 3 (1.04%) Fidessa
5 3 (1.04%) FIS
5 3 (1.04%) OpenLink
5 3 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.04%) SunGard
6 2 (0.69%) Charles River
6 2 (0.69%) Cognos
7 1 (0.35%) CA
7 1 (0.35%) EMC
7 1 (0.35%) Kofax
7 1 (0.35%) Lotus
7 1 (0.35%) SAP
7 1 (0.35%) Sophis
7 1 (0.35%) Syncfusion
7 1 (0.35%) TIBCO