Period
to 26 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 26 July 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 Developer
England > London
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 94 104 77
Rank change year-on-year +10 -27 -3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1125 1104 1268
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.68% 2.43% 2.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 2.56% 2.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 915 931 981
London median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £310 £300 £298
90th Percentile £638 £575 £588
England median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 3
London median hourly rate £15.00 £190.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -92.11% +744.44% -85.00%
10th Percentile £13.50 £185.00 £15.45
90th Percentile £16.50 £195.00 £23.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +4.65% +22.86% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in London. 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
London
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 39859 43170 43828
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.97% 95.11% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 28376 31059 30421
London median daily rate £475 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £305 £285 £263
90th Percentile £650 £638 £638
England median daily rate £440 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 510 485 765
London median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.53% -2.56% +11.43%
10th Percentile £12.37 £10.75 £11.25
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.40 £53.15
England median hourly rate £18.18 £19.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year -4.32% +8.57% +2.94%

.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 26 July 2017.

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 26 July 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
Central London +14 239 £425 +9.54% 58
South London +14 37 £370 -0.67% 13
West London +12 18 £388 +7.64% 19
East London -10 17 £475 +26.67% 5
North London -7 7 £475 +35.71% 4
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, .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 1125 (100.00%) .NET
2 954 (84.80%) C#
3 553 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
4 486 (43.20%) ASP.NET
5 485 (43.11%) MVC
6 477 (42.40%) SQL Server
7 443 (39.38%) SQL
8 406 (36.09%) JavaScript
8 406 (36.09%) TDD
9 387 (34.40%) AngularJS
10 292 (25.96%) Finance
11 276 (24.53%) HTML
12 275 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
13 265 (23.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 254 (22.58%) Microsoft
15 217 (19.29%) CSS
16 204 (18.13%) Banking
17 202 (17.96%) .NET Framework
18 201 (17.87%) Microsoft Azure
19 184 (16.36%) Scrum
20 170 (15.11%) OO
21 156 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
22 152 (13.51%) BDD
23 149 (13.24%) jQuery
24 147 (13.07%) WCF
25 146 (12.98%) SOLID
26 140 (12.44%) Windows
27 134 (11.91%) Web Services
27 134 (11.91%) TeamCity
28 129 (11.47%) Software Engineering

.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 43 (3.82%) Elasticsearch
2 40 (3.56%) CMS
3 25 (2.22%) IIS
3 25 (2.22%) SharePoint
4 23 (2.04%) Umbraco
5 12 (1.07%) BizTalk Server
6 11 (0.98%) Confluence
7 8 (0.71%) EPiServer
8 7 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 6 (0.53%) NServiceBus
9 6 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
10 5 (0.44%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.27%) Documentum
11 3 (0.27%) Kentico
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
11 3 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 3 (0.27%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.18%) Apache
12 2 (0.18%) DNN
12 2 (0.18%) GeoServer
Applications
1 39 (3.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (1.42%) Spreadsheet
3 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.18%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.089%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 14 (1.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.80%) RMDS
3 6 (0.53%) Endur
4 3 (0.27%) SunGard GMI
5 1 (0.089%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.089%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 201 (17.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 117 (10.40%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
4 13 (1.16%) GitHub
5 12 (1.07%) SaaS
6 10 (0.89%) Amazon EC2
6 10 (0.89%) PaaS
7 5 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
8 4 (0.36%) IaaS
9 3 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
10 2 (0.18%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.18%) Google Play
10 2 (0.18%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.089%) Amazon SQS
11 1 (0.089%) AWS CloudFormation
11 1 (0.089%) Dynamics 365
11 1 (0.089%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.089%) Office 365
11 1 (0.089%) Route 53
11 1 (0.089%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.16%) HTTP
2 10 (0.89%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.53%) Internet
4 5 (0.44%) Ethernet
5 4 (0.36%) Multicast
5 4 (0.36%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.27%) DNS
6 3 (0.27%) IP Telephony
7 2 (0.18%) FTP
7 2 (0.18%) LDAP
7 2 (0.18%) SSL
7 2 (0.18%) X.509
8 1 (0.089%) AMQP
8 1 (0.089%) DHCP
8 1 (0.089%) Extranet
8 1 (0.089%) Intranet
8 1 (0.089%) PPP
8 1 (0.089%) Skype
8 1 (0.089%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 477 (42.40%) SQL Server
2 123 (10.93%) NoSQL
3 67 (5.96%) SQL Server 2008
4 62 (5.51%) MongoDB
4 62 (5.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 49 (4.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 46 (4.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 39 (3.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 35 (3.11%) Relational Database
9 28 (2.49%) RavenDB
10 21 (1.87%) SQL Server 2016
11 19 (1.69%) Big Data
11 19 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
12 17 (1.51%) Oracle Database
13 15 (1.33%) Hadoop
14 13 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
14 13 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
15 11 (0.98%) Redis
15 11 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 10 (0.89%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 134 (11.91%) TeamCity
2 115 (10.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 99 (8.80%) Octopus Deploy
4 90 (8.00%) Visual Studio
5 75 (6.67%) Git (software)
6 59 (5.24%) NUnit
7 54 (4.80%) SpecFlow
8 36 (3.20%) JIRA
9 28 (2.49%) Selenium
10 24 (2.13%) Jenkins
11 22 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 22 (1.96%) Moq
12 18 (1.60%) MSTest
13 16 (1.42%) MSBuild
13 16 (1.42%) Subversion
14 14 (1.24%) Hudson
14 14 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
15 13 (1.16%) Jasmine
16 10 (0.89%) Visual Studio Team System
17 9 (0.80%) Grunt
General
1 292 (25.96%) Finance
2 204 (18.13%) Banking
3 101 (8.98%) Front Office
4 90 (8.00%) Investment Banking
5 31 (2.76%) Retail
6 28 (2.49%) Marketing
7 21 (1.87%) Back Office
8 18 (1.60%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.51%) Advertising
9 17 (1.51%) Law
10 7 (0.62%) Prime Brokerage
10 7 (0.62%) Telecoms
11 6 (0.53%) Games
11 6 (0.53%) Legal
12 5 (0.44%) Publishing
13 4 (0.36%) Digital Economy
14 3 (0.27%) Electronics
14 3 (0.27%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.27%) Private Banking
15 2 (0.18%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1125 (100.00%) .NET
2 486 (43.20%) ASP.NET
3 387 (34.40%) AngularJS
4 276 (24.53%) HTML
5 275 (24.44%) ASP.NET Web API
6 265 (23.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 217 (19.29%) CSS
8 202 (17.96%) .NET Framework
9 149 (13.24%) jQuery
10 147 (13.07%) WCF
11 134 (11.91%) Web Services
12 116 (10.31%) React
13 115 (10.22%) WPF
14 114 (10.13%) HTML5
15 105 (9.33%) Entity Framework
16 97 (8.62%) REST
17 87 (7.73%) RESTful
18 72 (6.40%) .NET Core
19 66 (5.87%) WinForms
20 62 (5.51%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 122 (10.84%) Greenfield Project
2 66 (5.87%) Fixed Income
3 65 (5.78%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (4.62%) Derivative
5 50 (4.44%) Equities
6 46 (4.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 40 (3.56%) Computer Science
8 37 (3.29%) Fintech
9 33 (2.93%) Algorithms
10 30 (2.67%) Hedge funds
11 22 (1.96%) User Experience
12 20 (1.78%) Market Risk
13 16 (1.42%) Data Structures
14 15 (1.33%) Client/Server
14 15 (1.33%) Credit Risk
15 13 (1.16%) Mobile App
15 13 (1.16%) N-Tier
15 13 (1.16%) Online Banking
16 12 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
16 12 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 140 (12.44%) Windows
2 11 (0.98%) Linux
3 9 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 7 (0.62%) Windows Server
5 6 (0.53%) Windows 10
6 5 (0.44%) Android
7 4 (0.36%) Unix
8 3 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.089%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.089%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 553 (49.16%) Agile Software Development
2 485 (43.11%) MVC
3 406 (36.09%) TDD
4 184 (16.36%) Scrum
5 170 (15.11%) OO
6 156 (13.87%) Continuous Integration
7 152 (13.51%) BDD
8 146 (12.98%) SOLID
9 129 (11.47%) Software Engineering
10 121 (10.76%) Unit Testing
11 113 (10.04%) Web Development
12 94 (8.36%) Microservices
13 90 (8.00%) DevOps
14 88 (7.82%) Test Automation
15 84 (7.47%) SOA
16 82 (7.29%) SDLC
17 77 (6.84%) E-Commerce
18 72 (6.40%) Pair Programming
19 66 (5.87%) OOP
20 62 (5.51%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 954 (84.80%) C#
2 443 (39.38%) SQL
3 406 (36.09%) JavaScript
4 119 (10.58%) T-SQL
5 68 (6.04%) Java
6 67 (5.96%) TypeScript
7 59 (5.24%) VB.NET
8 53 (4.71%) VB
9 34 (3.02%) Python
10 32 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 29 (2.58%) C++
12 26 (2.31%) VBA
13 22 (1.96%) VB6
14 21 (1.87%) XAML
15 14 (1.24%) C
16 13 (1.16%) ES6
17 11 (0.98%) Ruby
18 7 (0.62%) PL/SQL
19 6 (0.53%) PHP
19 6 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 44 (3.91%) Degree
2 16 (1.42%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (1.07%) Security Cleared
4 10 (0.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.53%) MCP
5 6 (0.53%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.44%) SC Cleared
7 4 (0.36%) PMI Certification
7 4 (0.36%) PMP
8 3 (0.27%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 2 (0.18%) Master's Degree
9 2 (0.18%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.089%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.089%) MCITP
10 1 (0.089%) MCTS
10 1 (0.089%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (4.89%) QA
2 16 (1.42%) MiFID
3 7 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.27%) EMIR
4 3 (0.27%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.089%) Government Security Classifications
5 1 (0.089%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 22 (1.96%) Docker
2 7 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.089%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.089%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (0.089%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 17 (1.51%) Opscode Chef
2 13 (1.16%) Puppet
3 12 (1.07%) Ansible
3 12 (1.07%) Kibana
4 3 (0.27%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.089%) HP Fortify
5 1 (0.089%) Nagios
5 1 (0.089%) Rundeck
5 1 (0.089%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.089%) Terraform
Vendors
1 254 (22.58%) Microsoft
2 76 (6.76%) Oracle
3 18 (1.60%) Reuters
3 18 (1.60%) Sitecore
4 16 (1.42%) Sybase
5 15 (1.33%) Xamarin
6 14 (1.24%) TIBCO
7 10 (0.89%) DevExpress
8 9 (0.80%) Bloomberg
8 9 (0.80%) ION Trading
9 7 (0.62%) Apigee
9 7 (0.62%) Telerik
10 6 (0.53%) OpenLink
11 5 (0.44%) Atlassian
11 5 (0.44%) Blue Prism
12 4 (0.36%) IBM
12 4 (0.36%) Salesforce.com
13 3 (0.27%) Redback
13 3 (0.27%) SAP
13 3 (0.27%) SunGard
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