Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Applications Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies 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.

.NET Application Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 849 823 802
Rank change year-on-year -26 -21 +24
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Applications Developer 28 58 86
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.027% 0.055% 0.076%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.029% 0.058% 0.080%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 43 56
UK median daily rate £388 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +9.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £250 £309 £308
90th Percentile £488 £545 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £368 £365
% change year-on-year -11.56% +0.68% +4.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
UK median hourly rate £47.00 - £35.00
10th Percentile £45.50 - £30.00
90th Percentile £48.50 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £47.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

.NET Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Applications Developer in the UK

.NET Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Applications Developer in the UK

.NET Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Applications Developer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Applications Developer in the UK

.NET Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Applications Developer in the UK

.NET Applications Developer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Applications Developer within the UK 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
England -18 24 £375 -8.54% 15
UK excluding London +20 17 £325 -11.56% 12
London -54 8 £450 +1.12% 4
North of England +57 5 £250 -9.09% 1
Midlands +23 5 £425 +26.87% 2
North West +26 4 £250 -9.09%
East of England -4 4 £450 - 2
East Midlands +2 3 £375 +11.94% 1
South East -2 3 £388 +18.32% 5
West Midlands +23 2 £475 - 1
South West -10 1 £310 -22.50% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 £400 -
Yorkshire - 1 £325 -

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, .NET Applications 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 featuring .NET Applications Developer in the job title.

1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (78.57%) C#
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 11 (39.29%) SQL
5 10 (35.71%) MVC
5 10 (35.71%) WCF
6 9 (32.14%) WPF
6 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
7 8 (28.57%) CSS
7 8 (28.57%) HTML
7 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (25.00%) jQuery
8 7 (25.00%) WinForms
9 6 (21.43%) TDD
10 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
10 5 (17.86%) RESTful
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.86%) Web Services
10 5 (17.86%) IIS
10 5 (17.86%) Windows
10 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
10 5 (17.86%) SOA
11 4 (14.29%) XML
11 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (14.29%) JSON
11 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (14.29%) Web Development
12 3 (10.71%) Unity DI Container

.NET Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
1 5 (17.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.14%) JBoss
2 2 (7.14%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (3.57%) Apache
3 1 (3.57%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.57%) Google Play
2 1 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) ATM
1 1 (3.57%) Internet
1 1 (3.57%) Intranet
1 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) Power BI
3 1 (3.57%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.57%) GIS
3 1 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.57%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 3 (10.71%) NUnit
1 3 (10.71%) ProC
1 3 (10.71%) TeamCity
2 2 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.57%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
3 1 (3.57%) ReSharper
General
1 2 (7.14%) Banking
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.57%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) WCF
3 9 (32.14%) ASP.NET
3 9 (32.14%) WPF
4 8 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 8 (28.57%) CSS
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) jQuery
5 7 (25.00%) WinForms
6 5 (17.86%) RESTful
6 5 (17.86%) Web Services
7 4 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (14.29%) JSON
7 4 (14.29%) XML
8 3 (10.71%) .NET Core
8 3 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 3 (10.71%) Unity DI Container
9 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 2 (7.14%) REST
9 2 (7.14%) Task Parallel Library
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Derivative
2 2 (7.14%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.57%) EPoS
3 1 (3.57%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (3.57%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
3 1 (3.57%) Android
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (35.71%) MVC
2 7 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (21.43%) TDD
4 5 (17.86%) SOA
4 5 (17.86%) Unit Testing
5 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (14.29%) Web Development
6 3 (10.71%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (10.71%) Memory Management
6 3 (10.71%) Workflow
7 2 (7.14%) DevOps
7 2 (7.14%) Front End Development
7 2 (7.14%) ITIL
7 2 (7.14%) Microservices
7 2 (7.14%) Mobile Development
7 2 (7.14%) Release Management
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.57%) Network Design
8 1 (3.57%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 22 (78.57%) C#
2 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 11 (39.29%) SQL
4 3 (10.71%) PowerShell
4 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (10.71%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.71%) XAML
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) TypeScript
6 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (7.14%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Infragistics
3 2 (7.14%) IBM
3 2 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (3.57%) AppDynamics
4 1 (3.57%) Apple
4 1 (3.57%) Google
4 1 (3.57%) MuleSoft
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.57%) Thales
4 1 (3.57%) WSO2
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin