Period
to 18 October 2021

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 18 October 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
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 186 149 129
Rank change year-on-year -37 -20 -49
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 558 257 820
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.57% 1.86% 2.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.69% 2.03% 2.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 432 207 702
10th Percentile £382 £400 £363
25th Percentile £463 £463 £425
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £525 £488
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +7.69% -2.50%
75th Percentile £650 £613 £538
90th Percentile £725 £684 £638
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
10th Percentile " " "
25th Percentile £42.75 " £16.25
Median hourly rate £43.50 - £16.50
75th Percentile £44.25 " £16.75
90th Percentile " " "
England median hourly rate £50.38 £52.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -4.03% +16.67% +5.88%

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 33,041 12,663 34,640
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.97% 91.81% 94.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23,950 9,134 25,287
10th Percentile £356 £313 £313
25th Percentile £450 £413 £413
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £500 £500
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - -
75th Percentile £650 £613 £600
90th Percentile £738 £713 £688
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 312 94 439
10th Percentile £13.88 £15.08 £12.04
25th Percentile £18.74 £20.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate £31.17 £35.00 £21.00
Median % change year-on-year -10.94% +66.67% +12.30%
75th Percentile £52.50 £45.63 £40.00
90th Percentile £64.90 £54.70 £52.50
England median hourly rate £19.52 £22.00 £18.84
% change year-on-year -11.27% +16.80% +7.63%

.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 18 October 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 18 October 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 -43 64 £525 -4.55% 119
West London -18 4 £580 +29.61% 33
East London -9 2 £470 +10.59% 27
South London 0 1 - - 14
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 October 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.

1 558 (100.00%) .NET
2 451 (80.82%) C#
3 262 (46.95%) Azure
4 236 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
5 216 (38.71%) SQL Server
6 197 (35.30%) .NET Core
7 192 (34.41%) SQL
8 172 (30.82%) .NET Framework
9 145 (25.99%) Full Stack Development
10 142 (25.45%) ASP.NET
11 137 (24.55%) Finance
12 132 (23.66%) Microservices
13 131 (23.48%) JavaScript
14 117 (20.97%) DevOps
14 117 (20.97%) AngularJS
15 115 (20.61%) TDD
16 101 (18.10%) MVC
17 100 (17.92%) Microsoft
18 92 (16.49%) Social Skills
19 89 (15.95%) HTML
19 89 (15.95%) Banking
20 82 (14.70%) ASP.NET Web API
21 81 (14.52%) CSS
22 78 (13.98%) Git (software)
23 75 (13.44%) Entity Framework
24 74 (13.26%) Docker
25 69 (12.37%) Kubernetes
26 65 (11.65%) React
27 64 (11.47%) Scrum
28 60 (10.75%) SDLC

.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 12 (2.15%) SharePoint
2 9 (1.61%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 8 (1.43%) Umbraco
4 7 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.25%) CMS
4 7 (1.25%) Confluence
5 5 (0.90%) Apache
5 5 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (0.90%) IIS
5 5 (0.90%) Oracle Coherence
6 3 (0.54%) Kentico
6 3 (0.54%) nginx
6 3 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (0.36%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.36%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.18%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.18%) Drupal
8 1 (0.18%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 7 (1.25%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.18%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 262 (46.95%) Azure
2 55 (9.86%) AWS
3 32 (5.73%) Serverless
4 28 (5.02%) Azure Cosmos DB
4 28 (5.02%) PaaS
5 23 (4.12%) Azure Functions
6 20 (3.58%) Azure Service Bus
7 15 (2.69%) OpenShift
7 15 (2.69%) Power Platform
8 12 (2.15%) AWS Lambda
8 12 (2.15%) Azure Active Directory
9 11 (1.97%) Azure Logic Apps
10 10 (1.79%) Azure Storage
10 10 (1.79%) IaaS
11 8 (1.43%) SaaS
12 6 (1.08%) Azure App Service
13 5 (0.90%) AWS CloudFormation
13 5 (0.90%) Azure Key Vault
14 4 (0.72%) Datadog
14 4 (0.72%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 4 (0.72%) SSL
2 3 (0.54%) HTTP
3 2 (0.36%) Broadband
4 1 (0.18%) RTMP
4 1 (0.18%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 216 (38.71%) SQL Server
2 23 (4.12%) NoSQL
3 21 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.23%) Relational Database
6 15 (2.69%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.51%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (2.51%) MongoDB
8 12 (2.15%) Power BI
8 12 (2.15%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (1.43%) Oracle Database
10 7 (1.25%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.08%) RDBMS
11 6 (1.08%) Redis
12 5 (0.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 4 (0.72%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.72%) Metadata
13 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2014
13 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (0.72%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 78 (13.98%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.71%) TeamCity
3 29 (5.20%) Visual Studio
4 27 (4.84%) NUnit
5 26 (4.66%) Team Foundation Server
6 25 (4.48%) JIRA
7 21 (3.76%) Moq
8 20 (3.58%) Jenkins
8 20 (3.58%) SpecFlow
9 19 (3.41%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (1.61%) Subversion
11 8 (1.43%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (1.25%) AppVeyor
12 7 (1.25%) Bitbucket
12 7 (1.25%) Selenium
13 5 (0.90%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (0.90%) MSTest
14 3 (0.54%) JUnit
14 3 (0.54%) LINQPad
14 3 (0.54%) MSBuild
General
1 137 (24.55%) Finance
2 92 (16.49%) Social Skills
3 89 (15.95%) Banking
4 47 (8.42%) Front Office
5 42 (7.53%) Investment Banking
6 19 (3.41%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (2.87%) Presentation Skills
8 13 (2.33%) Documentation Skills
9 7 (1.25%) Back Office
10 6 (1.08%) Billing
11 5 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.72%) Organisational Skills
12 4 (0.72%) Public Sector
12 4 (0.72%) Retail
13 3 (0.54%) Automotive
14 2 (0.36%) Games
14 2 (0.36%) International Banking
14 2 (0.36%) Legal
14 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.36%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 558 (100.00%) .NET
2 197 (35.30%) .NET Core
3 172 (30.82%) .NET Framework
4 142 (25.45%) ASP.NET
5 117 (20.97%) AngularJS
6 89 (15.95%) HTML
7 82 (14.70%) ASP.NET Web API
8 81 (14.52%) CSS
9 75 (13.44%) Entity Framework
10 65 (11.65%) React
11 49 (8.78%) RESTful
12 47 (8.42%) HTML5
13 43 (7.71%) REST
14 38 (6.81%) WPF
15 37 (6.63%) ASP.NET MVC
16 29 (5.20%) Web Services
17 26 (4.66%) Blazor
18 25 (4.48%) ASP.NET Core
19 24 (4.30%) RabbitMQ
19 24 (4.30%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (7.71%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (5.56%) Fixed Income
3 14 (2.51%) Cloud Native
4 13 (2.33%) Data Protection Act
4 13 (2.33%) User Experience
5 11 (1.97%) Data Structures
6 10 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 10 (1.79%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.43%) Legacy Systems
7 8 (1.43%) Self-Motivation
8 7 (1.25%) Market Risk
8 7 (1.25%) Reinsurance
9 5 (0.90%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.72%) CMDB
11 3 (0.54%) Derivative
11 3 (0.54%) Equities
12 2 (0.36%) Algorithms
12 2 (0.36%) Equity Derivative
12 2 (0.36%) N-Tier
12 2 (0.36%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 43 (7.71%) Windows
2 5 (0.90%) Linux
3 2 (0.36%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.18%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (42.29%) Agile Software Development
2 145 (25.99%) Full Stack Development
3 132 (23.66%) Microservices
4 117 (20.97%) DevOps
5 115 (20.61%) TDD
6 101 (18.10%) MVC
7 64 (11.47%) Scrum
8 60 (10.75%) SDLC
9 56 (10.04%) Continuous Integration
9 56 (10.04%) Software Engineering
9 56 (10.04%) SOLID
10 53 (9.50%) Unit Testing
11 42 (7.53%) Analytics
12 39 (6.99%) OO
13 37 (6.63%) Web Development
14 36 (6.45%) BDD
15 31 (5.56%) API Development
15 31 (5.56%) Test Automation
16 30 (5.38%) Fintech
17 29 (5.20%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 451 (80.82%) C#
2 192 (34.41%) SQL
3 131 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 51 (9.14%) TypeScript
5 37 (6.63%) Python
6 36 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 23 (4.12%) PowerShell
8 15 (2.69%) VB.NET
9 13 (2.33%) PL/SQL
9 13 (2.33%) VB
9 13 (2.33%) VBA
10 10 (1.79%) C++
10 10 (1.79%) Java
11 7 (1.25%) Go
12 4 (0.72%) Groovy
13 3 (0.54%) C
13 3 (0.54%) VB6
14 1 (0.18%) PHP
14 1 (0.18%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.18%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 21 (3.76%) Degree
2 9 (1.61%) SC Cleared
2 9 (1.61%) Security Cleared
3 8 (1.43%) Numerate Degree
4 4 (0.72%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.36%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.36%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.18%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (3.94%) QA
2 1 (0.18%) Accessibility
2 1 (0.18%) PMO
2 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 74 (13.26%) Docker
2 9 (1.61%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 69 (12.37%) Kubernetes
2 17 (3.05%) Prometheus
3 15 (2.69%) Terraform
4 14 (2.51%) Grafana
5 9 (1.61%) ZABBIX
6 7 (1.25%) Control-M
7 6 (1.08%) Ansible
8 4 (0.72%) MIIS
9 2 (0.36%) HP Fortify
9 2 (0.36%) Kibana
9 2 (0.36%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.18%) CA Wily
10 1 (0.18%) Marathon
10 1 (0.18%) Puppet
Vendors
1 100 (17.92%) Microsoft
2 48 (8.60%) Oracle
3 12 (2.15%) Telerik
4 10 (1.79%) Splunk
5 9 (1.61%) DevExpress
5 9 (1.61%) New Relic
5 9 (1.61%) Spiceworks
6 8 (1.43%) ESRI
7 7 (1.25%) BMC
8 6 (1.08%) MuleSoft
8 6 (1.08%) RedGate
9 5 (0.90%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (0.90%) Sitecore
9 5 (0.90%) TIBCO
10 4 (0.72%) Charles River
11 3 (0.54%) Google
12 2 (0.36%) Apple
12 2 (0.36%) Atlassian
12 2 (0.36%) Databricks
12 2 (0.36%) QAD