Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 20 July 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 Developer
UK
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 83 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 2889 2955 3618
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.03% 2.68% 3.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.83% 3.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 2168 2263 2604
UK median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £269 £265 £263
90th Percentile £569 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 32 28
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £44.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.14% +25.71% -
10th Percentile £22.55 £22.20 £20.88
90th Percentile £46.00 £71.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.25 £43.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.91% +22.86% -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 90300 104595 106990
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.84% 95.02% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 58526 68033 66178
UK median daily rate £427 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.47% +6.25% +1.01%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £233
90th Percentile £619 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2905 3129 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.50 £19.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.63% +8.57% +2.94%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.38
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.63 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.21% +11.76% +3.03%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Top 16 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 6 months to 20 July 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 +2 2662 £375 +3.45% 886
UK excluding London +6 1727 £350 +3.70% 675
London +8 1113 £450 +5.88% 246
South East +11 484 £350 - 191
North of England +21 436 £338 +3.85% 188
Midlands -5 270 £315 -3.08% 122
South West -3 223 £350 - 64
Yorkshire +13 190 £330 +1.54% 62
North West +17 187 £338 +3.85% 120
East of England -16 139 £350 - 75
East Midlands +8 136 £305 +1.67% 67
West Midlands -16 131 £325 -7.14% 55
Scotland +89 111 £350 +11.11% 23
North East +55 59 £340 +4.62% 6
Wales -1 55 £350 -12.50% 9
Northern Ireland -36 17 £275 -15.38% 3

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 2017, .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 featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 2889 (100.00%) .NET
2 2508 (86.81%) C#
3 1525 (52.79%) MVC
4 1515 (52.44%) ASP.NET
5 1381 (47.80%) SQL Server
6 1293 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
7 1246 (43.13%) JavaScript
8 1134 (39.25%) SQL
9 936 (32.40%) HTML
10 866 (29.98%) CSS
11 854 (29.56%) AngularJS
12 810 (28.04%) TDD
13 781 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
14 733 (25.37%) ASP.NET Web API
15 698 (24.16%) .NET Framework
16 679 (23.50%) Microsoft
17 567 (19.63%) jQuery
18 471 (16.30%) Scrum
19 457 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
20 455 (15.75%) Finance
21 443 (15.33%) Web Services
22 438 (15.16%) WCF
23 432 (14.95%) Entity Framework
24 377 (13.05%) Team Foundation Server
25 367 (12.70%) HTML5
26 325 (11.25%) Unit Testing
27 318 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
28 311 (10.76%) Web Development
29 300 (10.38%) Visual Studio
30 286 (9.90%) OO

.NET 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
1 189 (6.54%) CMS
2 89 (3.08%) IIS
3 87 (3.01%) SharePoint
4 79 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 78 (2.70%) Umbraco
6 68 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
7 40 (1.38%) EPiServer
8 36 (1.25%) NServiceBus
9 34 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
10 20 (0.69%) Confluence
11 17 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 13 (0.45%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.42%) Kentico
14 11 (0.38%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.31%) DNN
16 7 (0.24%) WebSphere
17 6 (0.21%) Drupal
17 6 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
17 6 (0.21%) Sitefinity
18 5 (0.17%) WordPress
Applications
1 47 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.069%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.069%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.035%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 42 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.35%) RMDS
3 5 (0.17%) Endur
4 4 (0.14%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.10%) Magento
5 3 (0.10%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.069%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.035%) BPCS
7 1 (0.035%) BusinessWorks
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.035%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.035%) nopCommerce
7 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.035%) Pega PRPC
7 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.035%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 457 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 183 (6.33%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (1.18%) PaaS
3 34 (1.18%) SaaS
4 25 (0.87%) GitHub
5 22 (0.76%) AWS Lambda
6 19 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
7 18 (0.62%) Amazon EC2
8 17 (0.59%) IaaS
9 11 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
10 5 (0.17%) Office 365
11 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
11 4 (0.14%) Route 53
12 3 (0.10%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.069%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.069%) Google Play
13 2 (0.069%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.069%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (0.76%) HTTP
2 21 (0.73%) Internet
3 13 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 11 (0.38%) Intranet
5 10 (0.35%) DNS
6 7 (0.24%) FTP
6 7 (0.24%) Skype
7 6 (0.21%) LDAP
8 5 (0.17%) Ethernet
9 4 (0.14%) IMAP
9 4 (0.14%) Multicast
9 4 (0.14%) SMS
9 4 (0.14%) SMTP
9 4 (0.14%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.10%) Extranet
10 3 (0.10%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.069%) AMQP
11 2 (0.069%) SSL
11 2 (0.069%) X.509
12 1 (0.035%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1381 (47.80%) SQL Server
2 167 (5.78%) SQL Server 2008
3 165 (5.71%) NoSQL
4 159 (5.50%) SQL Server 2012
5 122 (4.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 112 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 100 (3.46%) Relational Database
8 97 (3.36%) MongoDB
9 57 (1.97%) Oracle Database
10 47 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 43 (1.49%) SQL Server 2014
12 41 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
13 40 (1.38%) RDBMS
14 36 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
15 33 (1.14%) SQL Server 2016
16 29 (1.00%) RavenDB
17 27 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
18 25 (0.87%) Big Data
18 25 (0.87%) Hadoop
19 23 (0.80%) Redis
Development Applications
1 377 (13.05%) Team Foundation Server
2 300 (10.38%) Visual Studio
3 238 (8.24%) Git (software)
4 178 (6.16%) TeamCity
5 143 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 141 (4.88%) NUnit
7 89 (3.08%) SpecFlow
8 64 (2.22%) JIRA
9 63 (2.18%) Moq
10 51 (1.77%) Selenium
11 49 (1.70%) MSBuild
12 45 (1.56%) ReSharper
13 44 (1.52%) MSTest
13 44 (1.52%) Subversion
14 39 (1.35%) Jenkins
15 28 (0.97%) gulp
16 23 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
17 22 (0.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 22 (0.76%) Jasmine
18 19 (0.66%) JSUnit
General
1 455 (15.75%) Finance
2 242 (8.38%) Banking
3 105 (3.63%) Front Office
4 91 (3.15%) Investment Banking
5 66 (2.28%) Retail
6 57 (1.97%) Marketing
7 53 (1.83%) Advertising
8 40 (1.38%) Back Office
9 34 (1.18%) Manufacturing
10 30 (1.04%) Telecoms
11 23 (0.80%) Electronics
11 23 (0.80%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.73%) Law
13 15 (0.52%) Legal
14 14 (0.48%) Publishing
15 13 (0.45%) Automotive
16 9 (0.31%) Games
17 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 5 (0.17%) Local Government
18 5 (0.17%) Prime Brokerage
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2889 (100.00%) .NET
2 1515 (52.44%) ASP.NET
3 936 (32.40%) HTML
4 866 (29.98%) CSS
5 854 (29.56%) AngularJS
6 781 (27.03%) ASP.NET MVC
7 733 (25.37%) ASP.NET Web API
8 698 (24.16%) .NET Framework
9 567 (19.63%) jQuery
10 443 (15.33%) Web Services
11 438 (15.16%) WCF
12 432 (14.95%) Entity Framework
13 367 (12.70%) HTML5
14 255 (8.83%) WPF
15 253 (8.76%) REST
16 226 (7.82%) XML
17 194 (6.72%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 192 (6.65%) CSS3
19 191 (6.61%) RESTful
20 187 (6.47%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 240 (8.31%) Greenfield Project
2 123 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (2.63%) User Experience
4 66 (2.28%) Fixed Income
5 61 (2.11%) Computer Science
5 61 (2.11%) Mobile App
6 57 (1.97%) Algorithms
7 51 (1.77%) Derivative
8 50 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 48 (1.66%) Fintech
10 47 (1.63%) Equities
11 41 (1.42%) N-Tier
12 36 (1.25%) Client/Server
12 36 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
13 30 (1.04%) Hedge funds
14 26 (0.90%) Virtual Team
15 22 (0.76%) NHS
16 19 (0.66%) iPad
16 19 (0.66%) Market Risk
17 16 (0.55%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 278 (9.62%) Windows
2 36 (1.25%) Windows Server
3 23 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 19 (0.66%) Android
5 17 (0.59%) Linux
6 6 (0.21%) Unix
6 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (0.069%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.069%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.035%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.035%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.035%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.035%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1525 (52.79%) MVC
2 1293 (44.76%) Agile Software Development
3 810 (28.04%) TDD
4 471 (16.30%) Scrum
5 325 (11.25%) Unit Testing
6 318 (11.01%) Continuous Integration
7 311 (10.76%) Web Development
8 286 (9.90%) OO
9 256 (8.86%) SOLID
10 246 (8.52%) BDD
11 230 (7.96%) Software Engineering
12 206 (7.13%) Test Automation
13 187 (6.47%) E-Commerce
14 169 (5.85%) SDLC
14 169 (5.85%) SOA
15 159 (5.50%) Microservices
15 159 (5.50%) OOP
16 147 (5.09%) DevOps
17 136 (4.71%) MVVM
18 133 (4.60%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2508 (86.81%) C#
2 1246 (43.13%) JavaScript
3 1134 (39.25%) SQL
4 272 (9.42%) T-SQL
5 237 (8.20%) VB.NET
6 145 (5.02%) TypeScript
7 110 (3.81%) Java
8 91 (3.15%) VB
9 62 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 47 (1.63%) PL/SQL
11 39 (1.35%) Python
11 39 (1.35%) VB6
12 36 (1.25%) C++
13 32 (1.11%) XAML
14 28 (0.97%) VBA
15 21 (0.73%) C
16 19 (0.66%) ES6
16 19 (0.66%) Ruby
17 12 (0.42%) F#
18 11 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 97 (3.36%) Degree
2 71 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.49%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 7 (0.24%) BPSS Clearance
7 7 (0.24%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.24%) MCP
7 7 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
8 4 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 4 (0.14%) PMP
9 3 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 3 (0.10%) Master's Degree
10 2 (0.069%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.069%) HNC
10 2 (0.069%) PhD
10 2 (0.069%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.035%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 100 (3.46%) QA
2 14 (0.48%) MiFID
3 7 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.10%) EMIR
6 1 (0.035%) Government Security Classifications
6 1 (0.035%) HMG Security Policy Framework
6 1 (0.035%) IFRS
6 1 (0.035%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.035%) ISO 8583
6 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.035%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (1.97%) Docker
2 22 (0.76%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.10%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.035%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.035%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.035%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 25 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (0.59%) Puppet
3 13 (0.45%) Ansible
3 13 (0.45%) Kibana
4 6 (0.21%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.14%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.069%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.069%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (0.035%) CA Service Virtualization
7 1 (0.035%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.035%) Nagios
7 1 (0.035%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.035%) Terraform
7 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 679 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 219 (7.58%) Oracle
3 123 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 42 (1.45%) Xamarin
5 38 (1.32%) Telerik
6 32 (1.11%) SAP
7 24 (0.83%) Google
8 19 (0.66%) Reuters
8 19 (0.66%) Sybase
9 17 (0.59%) DevExpress
9 17 (0.59%) TIBCO
10 14 (0.48%) Infragistics
11 11 (0.38%) Twitter
12 10 (0.35%) Atlassian
12 10 (0.35%) Bloomberg
12 10 (0.35%) IBM
12 10 (0.35%) ION Trading
12 10 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
13 7 (0.24%) Apigee
13 7 (0.24%) Siebel
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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Glasgow, Lanarkshire
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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London
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London
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