Period
to 27 July 2021

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

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
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 149 133 109
Rank change year-on-year -16 -24 -31
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 562 330 1,023
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.88% 2.05% 2.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.03% 2.20% 2.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 263 904
10th Percentile £386 £343 £360
25th Percentile £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £488
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% +2.56% +2.63%
75th Percentile £638 £600 £550
90th Percentile £700 £688 £650
England median daily rate £450 £450 £428
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +0.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £37.35 " £18.88
25th Percentile £38.25 " £22.81
Median hourly rate £44.00 - £30.75
75th Percentile £50.25 " £39.81
90th Percentile £51.45 " £44.43
England median hourly rate £38.50 - £55.00

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 27,709 15,013 38,365
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.80% 93.10% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,934 10,832 27,876
10th Percentile £350 £313 £313
25th Percentile £438 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £530 £513 £500
Median % change year-on-year +3.41% +2.50% -
75th Percentile £638 £613 £600
90th Percentile £725 £700 £680
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 276 185 466
10th Percentile £14.88 £14.32 £12.02
25th Percentile £20.00 £19.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate £32.20 £33.68 £20.00
Median % change year-on-year -4.38% +68.38% -
75th Percentile £51.52 £47.83 £37.35
90th Percentile £66.50 £61.15 £53.00
England median hourly rate £20.00 £20.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in London

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer in London.

Daily rate trend for .NET Developer in London

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Developer in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in London

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer in London.

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 27 July 2021. 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 -28 51 £475 - 126
South London +18 2 £500 -4.76% 9
West London 0 1 £580 +41.98% 32
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the London region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 562 (100.00%) .NET
2 448 (79.72%) C#
3 264 (46.98%) Azure
4 253 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
5 233 (41.46%) .NET Core
6 191 (33.99%) SQL
7 189 (33.63%) SQL Server
8 148 (26.33%) .NET Framework
9 139 (24.73%) JavaScript
10 133 (23.67%) DevOps
11 131 (23.31%) AngularJS
12 129 (22.95%) TDD
13 127 (22.60%) ASP.NET
14 118 (21.00%) Finance
15 111 (19.75%) Microsoft
16 106 (18.86%) Microservices
17 97 (17.26%) MVC
18 95 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web API
19 93 (16.55%) AWS
20 90 (16.01%) Banking
21 87 (15.48%) HTML
22 82 (14.59%) Greenfield Project
23 81 (14.41%) Social Skills
24 80 (14.23%) Front Office
25 77 (13.70%) Git (software)
26 69 (12.28%) Kubernetes
26 69 (12.28%) Docker
27 66 (11.74%) CSS
28 64 (11.39%) Oracle
28 64 (11.39%) Scrum

.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 17 (3.02%) SharePoint
2 16 (2.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 14 (2.49%) IIS
4 9 (1.60%) Apache
4 9 (1.60%) BizTalk Server
4 9 (1.60%) Oracle Coherence
5 8 (1.42%) CMS
5 8 (1.42%) Umbraco
6 6 (1.07%) Confluence
6 6 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.71%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.53%) Kentico
8 3 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
9 2 (0.36%) nginx
9 2 (0.36%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.18%) Drupal
10 1 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.53%) Sentinel
2 1 (0.18%) Markit EDM
2 1 (0.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 264 (46.98%) Azure
2 93 (16.55%) AWS
3 51 (9.07%) Serverless
4 47 (8.36%) Azure Cosmos DB
5 34 (6.05%) Azure Functions
6 30 (5.34%) PaaS
7 26 (4.63%) IaaS
8 21 (3.74%) AWS Lambda
9 19 (3.38%) Power Platform
10 18 (3.20%) Azure Service Bus
11 14 (2.49%) Microsoft 365
12 12 (2.14%) Azure Logic Apps
12 12 (2.14%) Azure Service Fabric
12 12 (2.14%) Azure Storage
13 10 (1.78%) Datadog
13 10 (1.78%) Yammer
14 7 (1.25%) AWS CloudFormation
14 7 (1.25%) Azure Data Factory
14 7 (1.25%) GCP
15 6 (1.07%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (0.53%) HTTP
2 2 (0.36%) Broadband
3 1 (0.18%) SSH
3 1 (0.18%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (33.63%) SQL Server
2 38 (6.76%) NoSQL
3 30 (5.34%) Azure SQL Database
4 19 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.20%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 15 (2.67%) Power BI
8 14 (2.49%) PostgreSQL
8 14 (2.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.96%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.78%) SQL Server 2012
11 9 (1.60%) Data Lake
11 9 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
12 8 (1.42%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 8 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 7 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
13 7 (1.25%) MySQL
14 6 (1.07%) Apache Ignite
14 6 (1.07%) Big Data
15 5 (0.89%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 77 (13.70%) Git (software)
2 49 (8.72%) TeamCity
3 33 (5.87%) JIRA
4 31 (5.52%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.56%) Jenkins
5 20 (3.56%) Octopus Deploy
6 18 (3.20%) Moq
6 18 (3.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 15 (2.67%) NUnit
8 12 (2.14%) Selenium
9 10 (1.78%) Subversion
10 7 (1.25%) AppVeyor
10 7 (1.25%) LINQPad
10 7 (1.25%) SpecFlow
10 7 (1.25%) Visual Studio Team System
11 5 (0.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (0.89%) Bitbucket
12 3 (0.53%) Postman
13 2 (0.36%) Artifactory
13 2 (0.36%) Jasmine
General
1 118 (21.00%) Finance
2 90 (16.01%) Banking
3 81 (14.41%) Social Skills
4 80 (14.23%) Front Office
5 46 (8.19%) Investment Banking
6 24 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
7 13 (2.31%) Documentation Skills
8 12 (2.14%) Presentation Skills
9 10 (1.78%) Back Office
10 7 (1.25%) Public Sector
10 7 (1.25%) Retail
11 6 (1.07%) Billing
12 4 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
12 4 (0.71%) Publishing
13 3 (0.53%) Automotive
13 3 (0.53%) Games
13 3 (0.53%) Legal
13 3 (0.53%) Telecoms
14 2 (0.36%) International Banking
14 2 (0.36%) Organisational Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 562 (100.00%) .NET
2 233 (41.46%) .NET Core
3 148 (26.33%) .NET Framework
4 131 (23.31%) AngularJS
5 127 (22.60%) ASP.NET
6 95 (16.90%) ASP.NET Web API
7 87 (15.48%) HTML
8 66 (11.74%) CSS
9 59 (10.50%) React
10 49 (8.72%) Entity Framework
10 49 (8.72%) HTML5
11 48 (8.54%) WPF
12 47 (8.36%) REST
13 45 (8.01%) Web Services
14 43 (7.65%) ASP.NET MVC
15 34 (6.05%) RESTful
16 33 (5.87%) Angular 2
17 32 (5.69%) ASP.NET Core
18 27 (4.80%) WinForms
19 26 (4.63%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 82 (14.59%) Greenfield Project
2 45 (8.01%) Fixed Income
3 24 (4.27%) Hedge funds
4 22 (3.91%) Data Structures
4 22 (3.91%) User Experience
5 20 (3.56%) Cloud Native
6 13 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 11 (1.96%) Derivative
9 8 (1.42%) Algorithms
9 8 (1.42%) Equities
9 8 (1.42%) Market Risk
10 7 (1.25%) CMDB
11 5 (0.89%) Self-Motivation
12 4 (0.71%) Legacy Systems
13 3 (0.53%) BBC
13 3 (0.53%) Data Protection Act
13 3 (0.53%) Mobile App
13 3 (0.53%) Reference Data
13 3 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 37 (6.58%) Windows
2 4 (0.71%) Linux
3 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 253 (45.02%) Agile Software Development
2 133 (23.67%) DevOps
3 129 (22.95%) TDD
4 106 (18.86%) Microservices
5 97 (17.26%) MVC
6 64 (11.39%) Scrum
7 62 (11.03%) Software Engineering
8 57 (10.14%) Continuous Integration
9 52 (9.25%) Unit Testing
10 51 (9.07%) Multithreading
11 48 (8.54%) OO
12 42 (7.47%) Fintech
12 42 (7.47%) SOLID
13 41 (7.30%) Electronic Trading
14 38 (6.76%) Web Development
15 37 (6.58%) BDD
16 34 (6.05%) Analytics
17 32 (5.69%) Test Automation
18 29 (5.16%) Computer Science
18 29 (5.16%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 448 (79.72%) C#
2 191 (33.99%) SQL
3 139 (24.73%) JavaScript
4 53 (9.43%) Python
5 52 (9.25%) TypeScript
6 33 (5.87%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.09%) PowerShell
8 19 (3.38%) Java
9 18 (3.20%) PL/SQL
10 16 (2.85%) C++
11 13 (2.31%) VB.NET
12 11 (1.96%) Go
13 8 (1.42%) C
14 7 (1.25%) VB
15 6 (1.07%) VBA
16 4 (0.71%) VB6
17 2 (0.36%) F#
17 2 (0.36%) Ruby
18 1 (0.18%) ES6
18 1 (0.18%) XPath
Qualifications
1 18 (3.20%) Degree
2 11 (1.96%) Security Cleared
3 10 (1.78%) SC Cleared
4 9 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
5 3 (0.53%) AWS Certification
6 2 (0.36%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.18%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.91%) QA
2 3 (0.53%) Accessibility
3 2 (0.36%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.36%) WCAG
System Software
1 69 (12.28%) Docker
2 6 (1.07%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 69 (12.28%) Kubernetes
2 22 (3.91%) Prometheus
3 18 (3.20%) Terraform
4 15 (2.67%) Grafana
5 12 (2.14%) ZABBIX
6 10 (1.78%) Microsoft Intune
7 7 (1.25%) Ansible
8 5 (0.89%) Control-M
9 3 (0.53%) HP Fortify
9 3 (0.53%) MIIS
10 2 (0.36%) Kibana
11 1 (0.18%) Marathon
11 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 111 (19.75%) Microsoft
2 64 (11.39%) Oracle
3 20 (3.56%) DevExpress
4 16 (2.85%) Splunk
4 16 (2.85%) TIBCO
5 14 (2.49%) Telerik
6 13 (2.31%) New Relic
7 12 (2.14%) Spiceworks
8 9 (1.60%) Google
8 9 (1.60%) MuleSoft
8 9 (1.60%) RedGate
9 8 (1.42%) ESRI
10 5 (0.89%) BMC
10 5 (0.89%) Sitecore
11 4 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
12 3 (0.53%) Apple
12 3 (0.53%) Atlassian
12 3 (0.53%) QAD
12 3 (0.53%) Sony
12 3 (0.53%) Yahoo!