The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 25 March 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.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior .NET Developer
England / London
Rank 338 382 344
Rank change year-on-year +44 -38  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 68 58 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.35% 0.26% 0.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.37% 0.28% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 45 69
Median daily rate £475 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £375 £365
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £550 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £375
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 18466 21022 19969
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in London 94.85% 95.00% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13132 15064 13780
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.55% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 284 366
Median hourly rate £23.00 £17.00 £19.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.29% -11.15%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £11.50 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.55 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London that featured Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior .NET Developer in London

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior .NET Developer in London.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in London

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in London

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer in London over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior .NET Developer in London

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior .NET Developer in London.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior .NET Developer in London

Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer within the London region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +11 17 £475 +5.55% 12
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £375 -
Canary Wharf - 1 £700 -
Senior .NET Developer
England

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 121 (100.00%) .NET
2 100 (82.64%) C#
3 71 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (57.85%) SQL Server
5 62 (51.24%) MVC
6 59 (48.76%) JavaScript
7 56 (46.28%) TDD
8 54 (44.63%) ASP.NET
9 46 (38.02%) AngularJS
10 43 (35.54%) SQL
11 36 (29.75%) .NET Framework
12 35 (28.93%) Finance
13 33 (27.27%) HTML
14 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (24.79%) jQuery
16 26 (21.49%) Scrum
17 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
17 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
18 24 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
18 24 (19.83%) Entity Framework
18 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
18 24 (19.83%) CSS
19 23 (19.01%) T-SQL
19 23 (19.01%) WCF
20 19 (15.70%) Banking
21 18 (14.88%) Windows
21 18 (14.88%) OO
21 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
21 18 (14.88%) WPF
21 18 (14.88%) SDLC

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (4.96%) IIS
2 5 (4.13%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.83%) CMS
4 1 (0.83%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.83%) Confluence
4 1 (0.83%) Drupal
4 1 (0.83%) FileNet
4 1 (0.83%) IBM Notes
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle Coherence
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.83%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 7 (5.79%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.48%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (19.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (9.92%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (2.48%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (1.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.65%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.83%) Skype
2 1 (0.83%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (57.85%) SQL Server
2 15 (12.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (9.92%) Relational Database
4 11 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (6.61%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (4.13%) Hadoop
7 5 (4.13%) NoSQL
7 5 (4.13%) Power BI
8 4 (3.31%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 4 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.48%) HPCC
9 3 (2.48%) Neo4j
10 2 (1.65%) Azure SQL Database
10 2 (1.65%) MySQL
10 2 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 1 (0.83%) MS Access
11 1 (0.83%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 14 (11.57%) TeamCity
2 12 (9.92%) Visual Studio
3 11 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.61%) NUnit
5 6 (4.96%) MSTest
6 5 (4.13%) Git (software)
7 4 (3.31%) CruiseControl
7 4 (3.31%) Hudson
7 4 (3.31%) Jenkins
7 4 (3.31%) MSBuild
7 4 (3.31%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
7 4 (3.31%) WiX
8 3 (2.48%) Build Forge
8 3 (2.48%) SpecFlow
9 2 (1.65%) JIRA
9 2 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.65%) Subversion
10 1 (0.83%) gulp
10 1 (0.83%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.83%) webpack
General
1 35 (28.93%) Finance
2 19 (15.70%) Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Investment Banking
3 4 (3.31%) Retail
4 3 (2.48%) Games
5 2 (1.65%) Back Office
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Front Office
6 1 (0.83%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (100.00%) .NET
2 54 (44.63%) ASP.NET
3 46 (38.02%) AngularJS
4 36 (29.75%) .NET Framework
5 33 (27.27%) HTML
6 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 30 (24.79%) jQuery
8 24 (19.83%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (19.83%) CSS
8 24 (19.83%) Entity Framework
9 23 (19.01%) WCF
10 18 (14.88%) WPF
11 14 (11.57%) Web Services
12 12 (9.92%) HTML5
13 11 (9.09%) Dapper ORM
13 11 (9.09%) RESTful
14 10 (8.26%) Silverlight
15 9 (7.44%) NHibernate
15 9 (7.44%) REST
16 8 (6.61%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (12.40%) Fixed Income
2 12 (9.92%) User Experience
3 7 (5.79%) Computer Science
4 6 (4.96%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.13%) Client/Server
5 5 (4.13%) Fintech
6 4 (3.31%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (3.31%) Mobile App
6 4 (3.31%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.48%) Credit Risk
7 3 (2.48%) Market Risk
8 2 (1.65%) Blog
8 2 (1.65%) Derivative
8 2 (1.65%) Equities
8 2 (1.65%) Online Games
9 1 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.83%) NHS
9 1 (0.83%) Smartphone
9 1 (0.83%) Swaptions
Operating Systems
1 18 (14.88%) Windows
2 2 (1.65%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.83%) Android
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.83%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (58.68%) Agile Software Development
2 62 (51.24%) MVC
3 56 (46.28%) TDD
4 26 (21.49%) Scrum
5 25 (20.66%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (14.88%) E-Commerce
6 18 (14.88%) OO
6 18 (14.88%) SDLC
7 17 (14.05%) BDD
8 15 (12.40%) SOLID
9 14 (11.57%) DevOps
10 10 (8.26%) Continuous Improvement
10 10 (8.26%) Software Engineering
10 10 (8.26%) Unit Testing
11 9 (7.44%) Front End Development
11 9 (7.44%) Microservices
12 8 (6.61%) Multithreading
12 8 (6.61%) Refactoring
13 7 (5.79%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (4.96%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 100 (82.64%) C#
2 59 (48.76%) JavaScript
3 43 (35.54%) SQL
4 23 (19.01%) T-SQL
5 11 (9.09%) TypeScript
6 8 (6.61%) ES6
6 8 (6.61%) Java
7 5 (4.13%) C++
7 5 (4.13%) PowerShell
7 5 (4.13%) Python
8 3 (2.48%) Scala
8 3 (2.48%) VBA
9 2 (1.65%) C
9 2 (1.65%) Ruby
9 2 (1.65%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.65%) XAML
10 1 (0.83%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (5.79%) Degree
2 1 (0.83%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.83%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.31%) QA
2 1 (0.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (3.31%) Docker
2 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.83%) Control-M
2 1 (0.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 25 (20.66%) Microsoft
2 11 (9.09%) Oracle
3 4 (3.31%) Apigee
3 4 (3.31%) TIBCO
3 4 (3.31%) Xamarin
4 2 (1.65%) Bloomberg
4 2 (1.65%) Solace
4 2 (1.65%) Telerik
5 1 (0.83%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.83%) Cognos
5 1 (0.83%) IBM
5 1 (0.83%) Lotus
5 1 (0.83%) Reuters
5 1 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.83%) SAP
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago