Period
to 10 December 2019

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 10 December 2019.

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
10 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 123 80 99
Rank change year-on-year -43 +19 +18
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 761 1,481 1,244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 2.22% 3.15% 2.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.37% 3.33% 2.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 624 1,258 1,041
London median daily rate £475 £489 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.81% +8.61% +5.88%
10th Percentile £363 £363 £325
90th Percentile £625 £630 £613
England median daily rate £425 £438 £400
% change year-on-year -2.86% +9.38% +8.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
London median hourly rate £16.50 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -71.30% - -
England median hourly rate £40.00 £53.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -25.23% +18.89% +12.50%

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 32,045 44,530 44,776
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.53% 94.84% 94.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,969 32,188 32,517
London median daily rate £500 £500 £500
10th Percentile £300 £313 £300
90th Percentile £675 £675 £665
England median daily rate £463 £458 £450
% change year-on-year +1.09% +1.67% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 480 609 549
London median hourly rate £22.00 £20.00 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.00% -2.44% +6.60%
10th Percentile £12.44 £12.75 £12.00
90th Percentile £53.75 £53.75 £47.83
England median hourly rate £19.31 £18.28 £18.70
% change year-on-year +5.62% -2.23% +2.02%

.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 10 December 2019.

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 10 December 2019. 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 -34 168 £488 -2.50% 123
West London +1 38 £473 +5.00% 46
South London +51 31 £425 - 16
North London +3 14 £450 - 2
East London +23 2 £511 +8.91% 26
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 10 December 2019, .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.

1 761 (100.00%) .NET
2 630 (82.79%) C#
3 355 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
4 336 (44.15%) Azure
5 300 (39.42%) SQL Server
6 296 (38.90%) TDD
7 294 (38.63%) SQL
8 273 (35.87%) JavaScript
9 239 (31.41%) MVC
10 236 (31.01%) .NET Core
11 219 (28.78%) ASP.NET
12 212 (27.86%) AngularJS
13 201 (26.41%) Finance
14 168 (22.08%) .NET Framework
15 166 (21.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 161 (21.16%) Microservices
17 160 (21.02%) HTML
18 154 (20.24%) Microsoft
19 125 (16.43%) AWS
20 124 (16.29%) CSS
21 115 (15.11%) BDD
22 106 (13.93%) React
23 105 (13.80%) DevOps
24 104 (13.67%) SOLID
25 92 (12.09%) Web Services
25 92 (12.09%) REST
26 88 (11.56%) Git (software)
26 88 (11.56%) Scrum
27 83 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
28 81 (10.64%) Entity Framework

.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 23 (3.02%) CMS
2 19 (2.50%) IIS
2 19 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 19 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 18 (2.37%) Confluence
4 15 (1.97%) Elasticsearch
5 12 (1.58%) EPiServer
6 9 (1.18%) Cloud Foundry
6 9 (1.18%) Kentico
7 6 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
8 4 (0.53%) Apache
8 4 (0.53%) JBoss
8 4 (0.53%) Oracle Workflow
8 4 (0.53%) WebLogic
9 3 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.39%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.26%) Sitefinity
10 2 (0.26%) Skype for Business
11 1 (0.13%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.13%) WordPress
Applications
1 33 (4.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 336 (44.15%) Azure
2 125 (16.43%) AWS
3 52 (6.83%) Serverless
4 30 (3.94%) Azure Functions
5 23 (3.02%) PaaS
6 19 (2.50%) AWS Lambda
7 16 (2.10%) SaaS
8 14 (1.84%) GitHub
9 13 (1.71%) OpenShift
10 12 (1.58%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (1.58%) Azure Data Factory
10 12 (1.58%) Cloud Computing
11 11 (1.45%) GCP
12 8 (1.05%) Office 365
12 8 (1.05%) Power Platform
13 7 (0.92%) npm
14 6 (0.79%) Data Lake Analytics
14 6 (0.79%) Yammer
15 4 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
16 3 (0.39%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.37%) AMQP
2 5 (0.66%) HTTP
3 2 (0.26%) Skype
4 1 (0.13%) Extranet
4 1 (0.13%) Internet
4 1 (0.13%) Intranet
4 1 (0.13%) SSL
4 1 (0.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (39.42%) SQL Server
2 67 (8.80%) NoSQL
3 60 (7.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (4.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 34 (4.47%) Relational Database
6 31 (4.07%) PostgreSQL
7 29 (3.81%) Cosmos DB
8 26 (3.42%) MongoDB
9 24 (3.15%) Azure SQL Database
10 20 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
11 18 (2.37%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (2.23%) MySQL
13 16 (2.10%) Redis
14 15 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
15 14 (1.84%) SQL Server 2008
16 13 (1.71%) Data Lake
17 12 (1.58%) Oracle Database
17 12 (1.58%) SQL Server 2014
18 9 (1.18%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 8 (1.05%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 88 (11.56%) Git (software)
2 74 (9.72%) Team Foundation Server
3 64 (8.41%) TeamCity
4 58 (7.62%) Visual Studio
5 51 (6.70%) NUnit
6 48 (6.31%) Octopus Deploy
7 36 (4.73%) JIRA
8 32 (4.20%) SpecFlow
9 30 (3.94%) Visual Studio Team System
10 29 (3.81%) Selenium
11 28 (3.68%) Moq
12 25 (3.29%) Jenkins
13 14 (1.84%) MSTest
14 12 (1.58%) Subversion
15 9 (1.18%) webpack
16 8 (1.05%) MSBuild
17 6 (0.79%) Bitbucket
17 6 (0.79%) Eclipse
17 6 (0.79%) Oracle Forms
18 5 (0.66%) JUnit
General
1 201 (26.41%) Finance
2 75 (9.86%) Banking
3 58 (7.62%) Front Office
4 29 (3.81%) Law
5 24 (3.15%) Back Office
5 24 (3.15%) Public Sector
5 24 (3.15%) Retail
6 15 (1.97%) Financial Institution
7 14 (1.84%) Investment Banking
7 14 (1.84%) Marketing
8 6 (0.79%) Games
8 6 (0.79%) Legal
9 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
9 5 (0.66%) Telecoms
10 4 (0.53%) Electronics
11 3 (0.39%) Advertising
12 2 (0.26%) Aerospace
12 2 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.26%) Police
12 2 (0.26%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 761 (100.00%) .NET
2 236 (31.01%) .NET Core
3 219 (28.78%) ASP.NET
4 212 (27.86%) AngularJS
5 168 (22.08%) .NET Framework
6 166 (21.81%) ASP.NET Web API
7 160 (21.02%) HTML
8 124 (16.29%) CSS
9 106 (13.93%) React
10 92 (12.09%) REST
10 92 (12.09%) Web Services
11 83 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 81 (10.64%) Entity Framework
13 78 (10.25%) RESTful
14 64 (8.41%) HTML5
15 60 (7.88%) jQuery
16 56 (7.36%) RabbitMQ
17 47 (6.18%) Kafka
17 47 (6.18%) SOAP
17 47 (6.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 65 (8.54%) Greenfield Project
2 31 (4.07%) Derivative
3 27 (3.55%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
5 11 (1.45%) Cloud Native
5 11 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 11 (1.45%) Mobile App
5 11 (1.45%) User Experience
5 11 (1.45%) W3C
6 10 (1.31%) Digital Media
7 9 (1.18%) Hedge funds
7 9 (1.18%) Self-Motivation
8 8 (1.05%) Equities
8 8 (1.05%) Fixed Income
9 7 (0.92%) Equity Derivative
10 5 (0.66%) Data Centre
11 4 (0.53%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.39%) Data Structures
12 3 (0.39%) Life Science
12 3 (0.39%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.26%) Windows
2 9 (1.18%) Linux
3 4 (0.53%) Unix
4 3 (0.39%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.13%) Android
5 1 (0.13%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (46.65%) Agile Software Development
2 296 (38.90%) TDD
3 239 (31.41%) MVC
4 161 (21.16%) Microservices
5 115 (15.11%) BDD
6 105 (13.80%) DevOps
7 104 (13.67%) SOLID
8 88 (11.56%) Scrum
9 66 (8.67%) OO
9 66 (8.67%) Unit Testing
10 55 (7.23%) Test Automation
11 54 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
12 52 (6.83%) Kanban
13 50 (6.57%) Web Development
14 49 (6.44%) Fintech
15 47 (6.18%) SDLC
16 45 (5.91%) Problem-Solving
17 43 (5.65%) SOA
18 39 (5.12%) Multithreading
19 36 (4.73%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 630 (82.79%) C#
2 294 (38.63%) SQL
3 273 (35.87%) JavaScript
4 54 (7.10%) T-SQL
5 49 (6.44%) VB.NET
6 35 (4.60%) TypeScript
7 33 (4.34%) Java
8 32 (4.20%) C++
9 30 (3.94%) VBA
10 25 (3.29%) Python
11 22 (2.89%) PowerShell
12 20 (2.63%) PL/SQL
13 18 (2.37%) F#
14 15 (1.97%) VB
15 7 (0.92%) ES6
16 6 (0.79%) C
17 5 (0.66%) Go
18 4 (0.53%) Kotlin
18 4 (0.53%) Ruby
19 3 (0.39%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 29 (3.81%) Degree
2 25 (3.29%) Security Cleared
3 22 (2.89%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.05%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (0.79%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.26%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.26%) ISEB
6 2 (0.26%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.13%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.13%) DBS Check
7 1 (0.13%) MCP
7 1 (0.13%) MCPD
7 1 (0.13%) MCSD
7 1 (0.13%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (2.37%) QA
2 11 (1.45%) WCAG
3 10 (1.31%) MiFID
4 2 (0.26%) IFRS
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.13%) EMIR
5 1 (0.13%) GxP
5 1 (0.13%) PMO
System Software
1 73 (9.59%) Docker
2 18 (2.37%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.79%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 57 (7.49%) Kubernetes
2 14 (1.84%) Terraform
3 4 (0.53%) MIIS
4 3 (0.39%) Ansible
4 3 (0.39%) ITRS Geneos
4 3 (0.39%) Kibana
4 3 (0.39%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.26%) Control-M
5 2 (0.26%) logstash
5 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.26%) Packer
6 1 (0.13%) Failover Clustering
Vendors
1 154 (20.24%) Microsoft
2 48 (6.31%) Oracle
3 16 (2.10%) Sitecore
4 10 (1.31%) Google
5 8 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 6 (0.79%) Databricks
6 6 (0.79%) Splunk
6 6 (0.79%) StreamSets
7 5 (0.66%) Citrix
7 5 (0.66%) DevExpress
8 4 (0.53%) Meridio
8 4 (0.53%) New Relic
8 4 (0.53%) SAP
8 4 (0.53%) webMethods
9 3 (0.39%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.26%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.26%) Remedy
10 2 (0.26%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.26%) Sybase
10 2 (0.26%) Telerik