The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £425 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
Senior .NET Developer
UK / England
Rank 440 469 471
Rank change year-on-year +29 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 145 146 126
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.35% 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.31% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 112 108
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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%  

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 3 months to 25 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 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
London +44 68 £475 +11.76% 34
South East +12 28 £360 +7.46% 19
West Midlands +24 16 £400 - 7
North West +31 8 £363 -15.20% 20
Yorkshire +18 8 £300 -36.84% 13
East Midlands -9 6 - - 7
East of England -12 6 £363 -20.54% 10
South West -3 4 £469 +25.00% 9
North East -12 1 - - 3
Senior .NET Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 25 March 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.

1 278 (100.00%) .NET
2 244 (87.77%) C#
3 155 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
4 152 (54.68%) MVC
5 148 (53.24%) ASP.NET
6 141 (50.72%) SQL Server
7 133 (47.84%) JavaScript
8 104 (37.41%) AngularJS
9 103 (37.05%) TDD
10 97 (34.89%) .NET Framework
11 91 (32.73%) SQL
12 85 (30.58%) HTML
13 73 (26.26%) Entity Framework
13 73 (26.26%) ASP.NET MVC
14 67 (24.10%) CSS
15 62 (22.30%) jQuery
16 58 (20.86%) Scrum
16 58 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 52 (18.71%) ASP.NET Web API
17 52 (18.71%) Finance
18 51 (18.35%) Microsoft
19 45 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
20 42 (15.11%) WCF
21 39 (14.03%) E-Commerce
22 38 (13.67%) T-SQL
23 37 (13.31%) Web Services
24 36 (12.95%) SOLID
25 32 (11.51%) OO
26 29 (10.43%) BDD
27 28 (10.07%) XML

Senior .NET 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 10 (3.60%) SharePoint
2 8 (2.88%) CMS
2 8 (2.88%) NServiceBus
3 6 (2.16%) Elasticsearch
3 6 (2.16%) IIS
3 6 (2.16%) Umbraco
4 5 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (1.08%) ColdFusion
5 3 (1.08%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.08%) SAS
5 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.72%) Apache
6 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.72%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.36%) Confluence
7 1 (0.36%) FileNet
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.36%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 22 (7.91%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (20.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.52%) SaaS
4 6 (2.16%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.08%) GitHub
6 2 (0.72%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.72%) PaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.72%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.36%) Firewall
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) Skype
2 1 (0.36%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 141 (50.72%) SQL Server
2 25 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (6.47%) NoSQL
4 15 (5.40%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (5.04%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 14 (5.04%) Relational Database
6 13 (4.68%) MySQL
6 13 (4.68%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (4.32%) MongoDB
7 12 (4.32%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (3.60%) Big Data
9 6 (2.16%) Azure SQL Database
9 6 (2.16%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.80%) Power BI
11 4 (1.44%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.44%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.08%) HPCC
12 3 (1.08%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.08%) Redis
Development Applications
1 26 (9.35%) Visual Studio
2 24 (8.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (7.55%) TeamCity
4 19 (6.83%) NUnit
5 10 (3.60%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.24%) MSTest
6 9 (3.24%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (2.88%) Subversion
8 7 (2.52%) MSBuild
9 6 (2.16%) SpecFlow
10 5 (1.80%) CruiseControl
10 5 (1.80%) Moq
11 4 (1.44%) Hudson
11 4 (1.44%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.44%) JSUnit
11 4 (1.44%) NuGet
11 4 (1.44%) ReSharper
11 4 (1.44%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
11 4 (1.44%) WiX
12 3 (1.08%) Mercurial
General
1 52 (18.71%) Finance
2 20 (7.19%) Banking
3 7 (2.52%) Publishing
3 7 (2.52%) Retail
4 4 (1.44%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.08%) Back Office
5 3 (1.08%) Games
6 2 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.36%) Advertising
7 1 (0.36%) Automotive
7 1 (0.36%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.36%) French Language
7 1 (0.36%) Front Office
7 1 (0.36%) Marketing
7 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (100.00%) .NET
2 148 (53.24%) ASP.NET
3 104 (37.41%) AngularJS
4 97 (34.89%) .NET Framework
5 85 (30.58%) HTML
6 73 (26.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 73 (26.26%) Entity Framework
7 67 (24.10%) CSS
8 62 (22.30%) jQuery
9 52 (18.71%) ASP.NET Web API
10 42 (15.11%) WCF
11 37 (13.31%) Web Services
12 28 (10.07%) XML
13 22 (7.91%) HTML5
13 22 (7.91%) REST
14 21 (7.55%) WPF
15 20 (7.19%) NHibernate
16 18 (6.47%) RESTful
17 13 (4.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 12 (4.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.91%) Mobile App
2 17 (6.12%) User Experience
3 15 (5.40%) Fixed Income
4 12 (4.32%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.60%) Computer Science
6 6 (2.16%) Client/Server
7 5 (1.80%) Fintech
8 4 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (1.44%) N-Tier
9 3 (1.08%) Blog
9 3 (1.08%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.08%) Market Risk
9 3 (1.08%) NHS
10 2 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.72%) Derivative
10 2 (0.72%) Equities
10 2 (0.72%) Online Games
10 2 (0.72%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.36%) Augmented Reality
11 1 (0.36%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (10.07%) Windows
2 2 (0.72%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.36%) Android
3 1 (0.36%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.36%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (55.76%) Agile Software Development
2 152 (54.68%) MVC
3 103 (37.05%) TDD
4 58 (20.86%) Scrum
5 45 (16.19%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (14.03%) E-Commerce
7 36 (12.95%) SOLID
8 32 (11.51%) OO
9 29 (10.43%) BDD
10 27 (9.71%) Unit Testing
11 25 (8.99%) DevOps
12 24 (8.63%) Front End Development
13 22 (7.91%) SDLC
14 19 (6.83%) Microservices
15 17 (6.12%) SOA
16 16 (5.76%) High Availability
16 16 (5.76%) Software Engineering
16 16 (5.76%) Web Development
17 13 (4.68%) Dependency Injection
18 12 (4.32%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 244 (87.77%) C#
2 133 (47.84%) JavaScript
3 91 (32.73%) SQL
4 38 (13.67%) T-SQL
5 14 (5.04%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.68%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.32%) Java
8 11 (3.96%) Python
9 8 (2.88%) ES6
9 8 (2.88%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.16%) Scala
11 5 (1.80%) C++
11 5 (1.80%) Ruby
12 3 (1.08%) C
12 3 (1.08%) VBA
13 2 (0.72%) Apex Code
13 2 (0.72%) Perl
13 2 (0.72%) PHP
13 2 (0.72%) R
13 2 (0.72%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (4.68%) Degree
2 5 (1.80%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.80%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (2.88%) Docker
2 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.44%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.72%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.36%) Control-M
3 1 (0.36%) Puppet
Vendors
1 51 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 17 (6.12%) Oracle
3 16 (5.76%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.80%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.44%) Apigee
5 4 (1.44%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.08%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (1.08%) SAP
6 3 (1.08%) Telerik
7 2 (0.72%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.72%) Solace
7 2 (0.72%) Sophos
8 1 (0.36%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.36%) Cognos
8 1 (0.36%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.36%) Google
8 1 (0.36%) IBM
8 1 (0.36%) Lotus
8 1 (0.36%) New Relic
8 1 (0.36%) Reuters
Newcastle upon Tyne
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £400.00 - £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 5 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 4 days ago