Period
to 21 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

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 Developer
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 113 87
Rank change year-on-year +24 -26 0
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1,230 925 1,173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.69% 2.23% 2.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 2.35% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,038 772 924
London median daily rate £475 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £334 £313 £300
90th Percentile £600 £600 £550
England median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 4
London median hourly rate £175.00 £60.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +191.67% +50.00% +6.67%
England median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% +8.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract vacancies in London with a recognized job title 43,386 39,404 42,009
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.73% 94.97% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 31,575 28,077 29,634
London median daily rate £500 £465 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £275
90th Percentile £670 £644 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £415
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 562 557 648
London median hourly rate £19.50 £20.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.88% +7.89% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.00 £11.82 £11.17
90th Percentile £47.83 £51.25 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.44 £18.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year -0.34% - +12.12%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in London

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in London

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in London

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in London

.NET Developer
Contract Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. 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
Central London +27 300 £475 +11.76% 121
West London -41 42 £400 +3.23% 60
South London -25 32 £365 -2.67% 27
East London -8 13 £535 +20.90% 24
North London -7 2 - - 11
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, .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 London region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1,230 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,079 (87.72%) C#
3 636 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
4 566 (46.02%) ASP.NET
5 556 (45.20%) MVC
6 525 (42.68%) SQL Server
7 466 (37.89%) SQL
8 459 (37.32%) TDD
9 435 (35.37%) JavaScript
10 358 (29.11%) Finance
11 357 (29.02%) AngularJS
12 346 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
12 346 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 305 (24.80%) HTML
14 299 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
15 248 (20.16%) .NET Framework
16 241 (19.59%) Banking
17 233 (18.94%) Microsoft
18 227 (18.46%) CSS
19 208 (16.91%) BDD
20 200 (16.26%) WCF
21 176 (14.31%) Scrum
22 167 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
23 164 (13.33%) React
24 159 (12.93%) Microservices
25 154 (12.52%) WPF
26 152 (12.36%) jQuery
27 150 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
28 147 (11.95%) SOLID
29 143 (11.63%) RESTful

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 60 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
2 59 (4.80%) CMS
3 32 (2.60%) IIS
4 30 (2.44%) Umbraco
5 23 (1.87%) EPiServer
5 23 (1.87%) NServiceBus
6 18 (1.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 12 (0.98%) Kentico
7 12 (0.98%) SharePoint
8 7 (0.57%) Apache
9 6 (0.49%) Confluence
10 5 (0.41%) Apache Spark
10 5 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
11 3 (0.24%) Apache Solr
12 2 (0.16%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.16%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.16%) Orchard CMS
12 2 (0.16%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.16%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.16%) WordPress
Applications
1 60 (4.88%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (0.57%) Microsoft Office
3 6 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.081%) InDesign
5 1 (0.081%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.24%) Endur
2 3 (0.24%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.24%) SunGard GMI
3 1 (0.081%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 299 (24.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 167 (13.58%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.68%) GitHub
4 23 (1.87%) Serverless
5 8 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.57%) Office 365
6 7 (0.57%) SaaS
7 6 (0.49%) Dropbox
8 5 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
8 5 (0.41%) Google Analytics
8 5 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (0.33%) Google Tag Manager
10 3 (0.24%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (0.24%) PaaS
11 2 (0.16%) Data Lake Analytics
11 2 (0.16%) IaaS
12 1 (0.081%) Azure Active Directory
12 1 (0.081%) Azure Data Factory
12 1 (0.081%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.49%) HTTP
2 4 (0.33%) Intranet
2 4 (0.33%) SMS
2 4 (0.33%) VoIP
3 3 (0.24%) Extranet
4 2 (0.16%) Internet
5 1 (0.081%) BGP
5 1 (0.081%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.081%) RFID
5 1 (0.081%) Skype
5 1 (0.081%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 525 (42.68%) SQL Server
2 103 (8.37%) NoSQL
3 80 (6.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 63 (5.12%) MongoDB
5 62 (5.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 60 (4.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (4.23%) Relational Database
8 46 (3.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 42 (3.41%) SQL Server 2012
10 33 (2.68%) Oracle Database
11 27 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
12 23 (1.87%) SQL Server 2014
13 22 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.71%) Blockchain
15 20 (1.63%) RavenDB
16 18 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
17 16 (1.30%) MySQL
18 14 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
19 13 (1.06%) SQL Server 2005
20 12 (0.98%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 140 (11.38%) TeamCity
2 124 (10.08%) Git (software)
3 109 (8.86%) Octopus Deploy
3 109 (8.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 92 (7.48%) Visual Studio
5 85 (6.91%) NUnit
6 37 (3.01%) SpecFlow
6 37 (3.01%) Visual Studio Team System
7 35 (2.85%) Selenium
8 34 (2.76%) JIRA
8 34 (2.76%) MSTest
8 34 (2.76%) Subversion
9 28 (2.28%) Moq
10 23 (1.87%) MSBuild
11 20 (1.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 16 (1.30%) Jasmine
13 13 (1.06%) Hudson
14 9 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 8 (0.65%) NuGet
16 7 (0.57%) Jenkins
General
1 358 (29.11%) Finance
2 241 (19.59%) Banking
3 101 (8.21%) Front Office
4 84 (6.83%) Investment Banking
5 53 (4.31%) Retail
6 43 (3.50%) Financial Institution
7 28 (2.28%) Marketing
8 27 (2.20%) Back Office
9 17 (1.38%) Law
10 14 (1.14%) Advertising
11 12 (0.98%) Legal
12 6 (0.49%) Prime Brokerage
13 5 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.41%) Telecoms
14 4 (0.33%) Private Banking
15 3 (0.24%) Automotive
15 3 (0.24%) Games
16 2 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Electronics
16 2 (0.16%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,230 (100.00%) .NET
2 566 (46.02%) ASP.NET
3 357 (29.02%) AngularJS
4 346 (28.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 346 (28.13%) ASP.NET Web API
5 305 (24.80%) HTML
6 248 (20.16%) .NET Framework
7 227 (18.46%) CSS
8 200 (16.26%) WCF
9 164 (13.33%) React
10 154 (12.52%) WPF
11 152 (12.36%) jQuery
12 143 (11.63%) RESTful
13 139 (11.30%) Web Services
14 138 (11.22%) HTML5
15 118 (9.59%) Entity Framework
16 117 (9.51%) REST
17 109 (8.86%) .NET Core
18 82 (6.67%) WinForms
19 74 (6.02%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 103 (8.37%) Greenfield Project
2 77 (6.26%) Fintech
3 60 (4.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 51 (4.15%) Computer Science
5 41 (3.33%) Fixed Income
6 36 (2.93%) Derivative
7 35 (2.85%) Analytical Skills
7 35 (2.85%) Equities
8 24 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 24 (1.95%) Mobile App
8 24 (1.95%) Online Banking
9 23 (1.87%) Hedge funds
10 22 (1.79%) User Experience
11 21 (1.71%) Algorithms
11 21 (1.71%) Blog
12 20 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 20 (1.63%) Public Cloud
13 17 (1.38%) Data Structures
14 10 (0.81%) N-Tier
15 8 (0.65%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 125 (10.16%) Windows
2 15 (1.22%) Unix
3 10 (0.81%) Apple iOS
3 10 (0.81%) Windows Server
4 9 (0.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (0.65%) Linux
5 8 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (0.41%) Android
7 4 (0.33%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.24%) Nucleus RTOS
8 3 (0.24%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.081%) CentOS
9 1 (0.081%) MVS
9 1 (0.081%) SUSE
9 1 (0.081%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 636 (51.71%) Agile Software Development
2 556 (45.20%) MVC
3 459 (37.32%) TDD
4 208 (16.91%) BDD
5 176 (14.31%) Scrum
6 159 (12.93%) Microservices
7 150 (12.20%) Continuous Integration
8 147 (11.95%) SOLID
9 130 (10.57%) OO
10 112 (9.11%) E-Commerce
11 100 (8.13%) Software Engineering
12 96 (7.80%) Web Development
13 95 (7.72%) Unit Testing
14 90 (7.32%) DevOps
15 89 (7.24%) Test Automation
16 81 (6.59%) CQRS
17 80 (6.50%) Domain-Driven Design
17 80 (6.50%) SOA
18 75 (6.10%) Pair Programming
19 56 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,079 (87.72%) C#
2 466 (37.89%) SQL
3 435 (35.37%) JavaScript
4 126 (10.24%) T-SQL
5 94 (7.64%) VB.NET
6 62 (5.04%) Java
7 61 (4.96%) TypeScript
8 55 (4.47%) VBA
9 38 (3.09%) VB
10 35 (2.85%) PowerShell
11 34 (2.76%) C++
12 26 (2.11%) PL/SQL
13 20 (1.63%) Python
14 15 (1.22%) VB6
15 12 (0.98%) F#
16 11 (0.89%) Objective-C
16 11 (0.89%) Ruby
17 10 (0.81%) Apple Swift
18 7 (0.57%) MUMPS
19 6 (0.49%) C
Qualifications
1 67 (5.45%) Degree
2 24 (1.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (1.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (0.65%) Security Cleared
5 6 (0.49%) MCP
5 6 (0.49%) PhD
6 4 (0.33%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 3 (0.24%) Master's Degree
7 3 (0.24%) MCPD
8 2 (0.16%) MCAD
8 2 (0.16%) MCSD
8 2 (0.16%) MCTS
9 1 (0.081%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.081%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.09%) QA
2 24 (1.95%) MiFID
3 13 (1.06%) PCI DSS
4 6 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.24%) SLA
5 3 (0.24%) WCAG
6 1 (0.081%) EMIR
System Software
1 38 (3.09%) Docker
2 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 23 (1.87%) Ansible
2 17 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (0.98%) Puppet
4 3 (0.24%) Terraform
5 2 (0.16%) Kibana
5 2 (0.16%) logstash
6 1 (0.081%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.081%) Consul
6 1 (0.081%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.081%) Nagios
6 1 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 233 (18.94%) Microsoft
2 107 (8.70%) Oracle
3 26 (2.11%) Sitecore
4 16 (1.30%) Sybase
5 15 (1.22%) Google
6 8 (0.65%) Citrix
6 8 (0.65%) DevExpress
7 6 (0.49%) IBM
8 5 (0.41%) Charles River
8 5 (0.41%) Tableau
9 4 (0.33%) Avaya
9 4 (0.33%) Blue Prism
9 4 (0.33%) Infragistics
9 4 (0.33%) Ivanti
9 4 (0.33%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.24%) Adobe
10 3 (0.24%) Bloomberg
10 3 (0.24%) Capita
10 3 (0.24%) CQG
10 3 (0.24%) OpenLink