Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in London during the 6 months to 21 November 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.

Senior .NET Developer
England > London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 452 503 465
Rank change year-on-year +51 -38 -41
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 182 112 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in London 0.39% 0.25% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.41% 0.26% 0.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 162 99 126
London median daily rate £475 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
10th Percentile £400 £350 £313
90th Percentile £613 £565 £575
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
London median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £27.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year - -17.91% -10.67%

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 44629 42675 44230
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.99% 95.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 32318 30339 31174
London median daily rate £495 £460 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.61% +2.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £268
90th Percentile £663 £638 £638
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 553 554 685
London median hourly rate £20.44 £19.77 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.38% +4.04% +8.57%
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £47.83 £50.00 £47.83
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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 6 months to 21 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 -4 28 £525 +16.67% 10
East London -1 2 £575 - 1
West London -8 2 £470 +34.29%
South London -30 1 £375 +15.38%
Senior .NET Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 182 (100.00%) .NET
2 165 (90.66%) C#
3 123 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
4 95 (52.20%) TDD
4 95 (52.20%) MVC
5 91 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 87 (47.80%) SQL Server
7 79 (43.41%) SQL
8 78 (42.86%) AngularJS
9 63 (34.62%) Finance
10 62 (34.07%) HTML
11 60 (32.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 56 (30.77%) JavaScript
13 52 (28.57%) Scrum
14 51 (28.02%) ASP.NET Web API
15 49 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
15 49 (26.92%) BDD
16 43 (23.63%) .NET Framework
17 42 (23.08%) CSS
18 41 (22.53%) T-SQL
18 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
19 37 (20.33%) WCF
20 33 (18.13%) Unit Testing
20 33 (18.13%) NUnit
20 33 (18.13%) Banking
21 32 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
22 31 (17.03%) React
23 29 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
23 29 (15.93%) jQuery
23 29 (15.93%) Software Engineering

Senior .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 18 (9.89%) Elasticsearch
2 8 (4.40%) NServiceBus
3 4 (2.20%) CMS
3 4 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.65%) IIS
5 2 (1.10%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.55%) Confluence
6 1 (0.55%) FileNet
6 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) Endur
1 3 (1.65%) SunGard GMI
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 49 (26.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (17.58%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (6.04%) GitHub
4 3 (1.65%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.65%) Office 365
4 3 (1.65%) Serverless
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.55%) Amazon Kinesis
5 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.65%) Internet
2 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (47.80%) SQL Server
2 20 (10.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (10.44%) NoSQL
3 19 (10.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 16 (8.79%) MongoDB
4 16 (8.79%) Relational Database
4 16 (8.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (8.24%) SQL Server 2016
6 14 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (3.85%) RavenDB
8 5 (2.75%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 5 (2.75%) Power BI
9 4 (2.20%) Aerospike
9 4 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.20%) Redis
9 4 (2.20%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (1.65%) MySQL
10 3 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (1.10%) DTS
Development Applications
1 33 (18.13%) NUnit
2 19 (10.44%) TeamCity
3 17 (9.34%) Team Foundation Server
4 14 (7.69%) MSTest
4 14 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
5 11 (6.04%) JIRA
6 10 (5.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (5.49%) Jasmine
6 10 (5.49%) Moq
6 10 (5.49%) SpecFlow
7 9 (4.95%) Selenium
7 9 (4.95%) Visual Studio
8 8 (4.40%) Git (software)
8 8 (4.40%) Subversion
9 7 (3.85%) MSBuild
10 4 (2.20%) Hudson
11 3 (1.65%) Cucumber
11 3 (1.65%) Jenkins
12 2 (1.10%) Maven
12 2 (1.10%) ReSharper
General
1 63 (34.62%) Finance
2 33 (18.13%) Banking
3 19 (10.44%) Retail
4 17 (9.34%) Front Office
5 7 (3.85%) Back Office
6 5 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.65%) Financial Institution
8 2 (1.10%) Advertising
8 2 (1.10%) Marketing
8 2 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.55%) Games
9 1 (0.55%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 182 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 78 (42.86%) AngularJS
4 62 (34.07%) HTML
5 60 (32.97%) ASP.NET MVC
6 51 (28.02%) ASP.NET Web API
7 43 (23.63%) .NET Framework
8 42 (23.08%) CSS
9 37 (20.33%) WCF
10 31 (17.03%) React
11 29 (15.93%) jQuery
12 28 (15.38%) WPF
13 27 (14.84%) HTML5
14 26 (14.29%) RESTful
15 20 (10.99%) .NET Core
16 18 (9.89%) Entity Framework
17 17 (9.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 17 (9.34%) Middleware
18 15 (8.24%) Node.js
18 15 (8.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.89%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (6.04%) Blog
2 11 (6.04%) Public Cloud
3 10 (5.49%) Fixed Income
4 9 (4.95%) Enterprise Software
4 9 (4.95%) Market Risk
5 8 (4.40%) Credit Risk
6 6 (3.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 5 (2.75%) Computer Science
7 5 (2.75%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.75%) User Experience
8 4 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
8 4 (2.20%) Derivative
9 3 (1.65%) Equities
9 3 (1.65%) Fintech
9 3 (1.65%) Online Banking
10 2 (1.10%) Algorithms
10 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
10 2 (1.10%) FMCG
10 2 (1.10%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 17 (9.34%) Windows
2 2 (1.10%) Android
2 2 (1.10%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.10%) Nucleus RTOS
2 2 (1.10%) Windows Phone
3 1 (0.55%) Linux
3 1 (0.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (67.58%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (52.20%) MVC
2 95 (52.20%) TDD
3 52 (28.57%) Scrum
4 49 (26.92%) BDD
5 33 (18.13%) Unit Testing
6 29 (15.93%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (15.93%) CQRS
6 29 (15.93%) Software Engineering
7 26 (14.29%) SDLC
8 25 (13.74%) E-Commerce
9 22 (12.09%) DevOps
9 22 (12.09%) Microservices
10 21 (11.54%) MVVM
10 21 (11.54%) Test Automation
11 17 (9.34%) OO
12 16 (8.79%) Continuous Improvement
12 16 (8.79%) SOLID
13 15 (8.24%) Pair Programming
14 14 (7.69%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 165 (90.66%) C#
2 79 (43.41%) SQL
3 56 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 41 (22.53%) T-SQL
5 15 (8.24%) TypeScript
6 13 (7.14%) Java
7 11 (6.04%) Python
8 8 (4.40%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.85%) Ruby
10 5 (2.75%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.75%) VBA
11 4 (2.20%) Apple Swift
11 4 (2.20%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.65%) ECMAScript
12 3 (1.65%) ES6
13 2 (1.10%) C
13 2 (1.10%) C++
13 2 (1.10%) VB
14 1 (0.55%) VB6
14 1 (0.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (6.04%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.30%) QA
2 5 (2.75%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.10%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (2.75%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.20%) Ansible
2 4 (2.20%) Puppet
3 2 (1.10%) Terraform
4 1 (0.55%) Kibana
4 1 (0.55%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.55%) logstash
Vendors
1 41 (22.53%) Microsoft
2 6 (3.30%) Oracle
3 3 (1.65%) CQG
3 3 (1.65%) Fidessa
3 3 (1.65%) FIS
3 3 (1.65%) OpenLink
3 3 (1.65%) SunGard
4 2 (1.10%) Charles River
4 2 (1.10%) Cognos
4 2 (1.10%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.55%) Lotus
5 1 (0.55%) SAP
5 1 (0.55%) Solace
5 1 (0.55%) Sophis
5 1 (0.55%) Syncfusion
5 1 (0.55%) Tableau
5 1 (0.55%) TIBCO