Period
to 11 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 11 August 2020.

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
11 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 135 110 75
Rank change year-on-year -25 -35 +25
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 300 964 1,550
As % of all contract jobs advertised in London 1.99% 2.42% 3.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.14% 2.57% 3.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 882 1,316
Median daily rate £500 £488 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +2.63% +5.56%
10th Percentile £343 £360 £350
90th Percentile £688 £650 £625
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £16.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -15.38% +30.00%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £55.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year -36.36% +57.14% -22.22%

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 13,987 37,549 43,643
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.58% 94.11% 94.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9,469 26,880 31,568
Median daily rate £513 £500 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £313 £313 £313
90th Percentile £713 £675 £675
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 238 499 625
Median hourly rate £35.00 £21.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +66.67% +5.00% -4.90%
10th Percentile £17.74 £12.45 £13.13
90th Percentile £53.83 £58.75 £51.25
Median hourly rate £27.28 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +36.40% +6.95% +1.08%

.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 11 August 2020.

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 11 August 2020. 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 +31 51 £475 -5.00% 58
South London +28 7 £525 +31.25% 2
East London +44 4 £425 +13.33% 17
West London +5 3 £410 -9.00% 18
.NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 August 2020, .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.

1 300 (100.00%) .NET
2 247 (82.33%) C#
3 146 (48.67%) ASP.NET
4 139 (46.33%) JavaScript
5 134 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
6 132 (44.00%) Azure
7 115 (38.33%) .NET Core
8 112 (37.33%) SQL
9 108 (36.00%) AngularJS
10 107 (35.67%) SQL Server
11 105 (35.00%) Finance
12 90 (30.00%) React
13 78 (26.00%) TDD
13 78 (26.00%) .NET Framework
14 73 (24.33%) Microservices
14 73 (24.33%) ASP.NET Web API
15 72 (24.00%) HTML
16 67 (22.33%) Front Office
17 64 (21.33%) ASP.NET Core
18 61 (20.33%) Web Services
19 57 (19.00%) AWS
20 56 (18.67%) MVC
21 55 (18.33%) DevOps
22 52 (17.33%) Entity Framework
22 52 (17.33%) Microsoft
23 51 (17.00%) OO
24 46 (15.33%) Greenfield Project
25 40 (13.33%) Fixed Income
26 39 (13.00%) Software Engineering
26 39 (13.00%) SOLID

.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 15 (5.00%) IIS
2 11 (3.67%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.67%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (1.00%) Confluence
4 3 (1.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (0.67%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.33%) CMS
6 1 (0.33%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.33%) Mule
6 1 (0.33%) Mule ESB
6 1 (0.33%) nginx
6 1 (0.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.33%) SilverStripe
6 1 (0.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 12 (4.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.00%) Photoshop
3 4 (1.33%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 132 (44.00%) Azure
2 57 (19.00%) AWS
3 15 (5.00%) SaaS
4 12 (4.00%) Serverless
5 9 (3.00%) GCP
6 8 (2.67%) AWS Lambda
7 6 (2.00%) PaaS
8 5 (1.67%) Azure Functions
8 5 (1.67%) GitHub
9 4 (1.33%) Azure Active Directory
10 3 (1.00%) AWS Step Functions
11 2 (0.67%) Amazon S3
11 2 (0.67%) Amazon SQS
11 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.67%) Logic Apps
11 2 (0.67%) Office 365
11 2 (0.67%) Power Platform
12 1 (0.33%) Azure Stack
12 1 (0.33%) Dynamics 365
12 1 (0.33%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.00%) DNS
1 3 (1.00%) Internet
2 2 (0.67%) Intranet
3 1 (0.33%) HTTP
3 1 (0.33%) IPFS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 107 (35.67%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.00%) MongoDB
3 19 (6.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (5.67%) NoSQL
5 16 (5.33%) Redis
5 16 (5.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (4.00%) Relational Database
7 11 (3.67%) MySQL
8 9 (3.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 8 (2.67%) Data Warehouse
9 8 (2.67%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 8 (2.67%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (2.33%) Cosmos DB
10 7 (2.33%) OLAP
10 7 (2.33%) SQL Server 2017
11 6 (2.00%) Azure SQL Database
12 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2008
12 5 (1.67%) SQL Server 2016
13 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
13 4 (1.33%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 31 (10.33%) Git (software)
1 31 (10.33%) TeamCity
2 21 (7.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 16 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (3.67%) Visual Studio
5 10 (3.33%) JIRA
6 9 (3.00%) MSBuild
7 8 (2.67%) Jenkins
7 8 (2.67%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.00%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.00%) NUnit
8 6 (2.00%) Selenium
9 3 (1.00%) SonarQube
9 3 (1.00%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.67%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.67%) Mocha
10 2 (0.67%) Moq
10 2 (0.67%) Sourcetree
10 2 (0.67%) WebDriver
10 2 (0.67%) webpack
General
1 105 (35.00%) Finance
2 67 (22.33%) Front Office
3 35 (11.67%) Banking
4 11 (3.67%) Investment Banking
5 9 (3.00%) Public Sector
6 8 (2.67%) Back Office
7 7 (2.33%) Retail
8 4 (1.33%) Police
9 3 (1.00%) Corporate Banking
9 3 (1.00%) Financial Institution
9 3 (1.00%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.67%) Marketing
11 1 (0.33%) Advertising
11 1 (0.33%) Automotive
11 1 (0.33%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 300 (100.00%) .NET
2 146 (48.67%) ASP.NET
3 115 (38.33%) .NET Core
4 108 (36.00%) AngularJS
5 90 (30.00%) React
6 78 (26.00%) .NET Framework
7 73 (24.33%) ASP.NET Web API
8 72 (24.00%) HTML
9 64 (21.33%) ASP.NET Core
10 61 (20.33%) Web Services
11 52 (17.33%) Entity Framework
12 37 (12.33%) RESTful
13 36 (12.00%) CSS
13 36 (12.00%) HTML5
14 34 (11.33%) REST
15 30 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (10.00%) WPF
16 29 (9.67%) Vue.js
17 23 (7.67%) NHibernate
18 21 (7.00%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 46 (15.33%) Greenfield Project
2 40 (13.33%) Fixed Income
3 29 (9.67%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (8.67%) Derivative
5 24 (8.00%) Equities
5 24 (8.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 22 (7.33%) Hedge funds
7 7 (2.33%) Private Cloud
7 7 (2.33%) User Experience
8 4 (1.33%) Cloud Native
8 4 (1.33%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.33%) N-Tier
8 4 (1.33%) Spread Betting
9 3 (1.00%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.67%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.67%) Blog
10 2 (0.67%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.67%) Reinsurance
11 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (9.67%) Windows
2 16 (5.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (3.33%) Linux
4 3 (1.00%) Android
4 3 (1.00%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.00%) CentOS
4 3 (1.00%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (44.67%) Agile Software Development
2 78 (26.00%) TDD
3 73 (24.33%) Microservices
4 56 (18.67%) MVC
5 55 (18.33%) DevOps
6 51 (17.00%) OO
7 39 (13.00%) Software Engineering
7 39 (13.00%) SOLID
8 35 (11.67%) SOA
9 32 (10.67%) Fintech
10 30 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 27 (9.00%) Asset Management
11 27 (9.00%) Investment Management
12 26 (8.67%) Migration
13 25 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (7.67%) BDD
15 22 (7.33%) Problem-Solving
15 22 (7.33%) Scrum
16 21 (7.00%) Test Automation
17 17 (5.67%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 247 (82.33%) C#
2 139 (46.33%) JavaScript
3 112 (37.33%) SQL
4 24 (8.00%) T-SQL
5 23 (7.67%) TypeScript
6 19 (6.33%) VBA
7 13 (4.33%) PowerShell
8 12 (4.00%) Python
9 10 (3.33%) C++
9 10 (3.33%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.00%) Java
11 8 (2.67%) F#
12 4 (1.33%) Kotlin
12 4 (1.33%) VB
13 3 (1.00%) PL/SQL
14 2 (0.67%) R
15 1 (0.33%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.33%) Groovy
15 1 (0.33%) MUMPS
15 1 (0.33%) VB6
Qualifications
1 12 (4.00%) SC Cleared
1 12 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (2.33%) Degree
3 3 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (0.33%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.67%) QA
2 4 (1.33%) MiFID
2 4 (1.33%) Solvency II
3 3 (1.00%) Government Security Classifications
4 2 (0.67%) EMIR
System Software
1 37 (12.33%) Docker
2 3 (1.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.67%) LXC
Systems Management
1 27 (9.00%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.67%) Terraform
3 2 (0.67%) Ansible
4 1 (0.33%) MIIS
4 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 52 (17.33%) Microsoft
2 27 (9.00%) Oracle
3 9 (3.00%) DevExpress
4 7 (2.33%) Cognos
5 6 (2.00%) Adobe
6 5 (1.67%) Databricks
6 5 (1.67%) Google
6 5 (1.67%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.67%) IBM
7 2 (0.67%) StreamSets
7 2 (0.67%) Telerik
8 1 (0.33%) Bloomberg