The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 85 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -26  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1429 1424 1779
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.03% 2.64% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.78% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1059 1101 1274
Median daily rate £375 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £464
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +4.47% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +7.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.40 £23.40 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £190.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03%  

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 44656 51218 52310
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.87% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28833 33387 32903
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1389 1533 1989
Median hourly rate £18.10 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.42% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Top 30 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 3 months to 27 June 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
England +5 1308 £388 +10.71% 832
London +3 562 £450 +5.88% 206
South East -12 211 £350 - 171
South West +5 130 £350 +3.70% 68
City of London +15 106 £450 +9.09% 41
Yorkshire +22 88 £328 +0.76% 65
North West +9 83 £339 +4.23% 117
East of England +8 82 £350 - 71
East Midlands +6 64 £300 - 53
West Midlands -21 62 £330 -2.22% 70
Scotland +57 58 £350 +11.11% 16
West Yorkshire -2 57 £325 - 44
Hampshire +15 54 £325 -7.14% 47
Manchester +10 52 £340 +0.74% 57
Leeds +6 50 £330 -1.49% 28
Bristol +2 43 £363 +8.61% 18
Kent +16 40 £345 -8.00% 13
Surrey -14 34 £400 +8.47% 32
Wales +17 33 £363 +16.00% 12
Leicestershire -2 30 £300 +9.09% 13
Glasgow +20 28 £350 +10.23% 6
South Wales +15 28 £363 +16.00% 5
Cambridgeshire +3 28 £300 -14.28% 14
Edinburgh +31 27 £375 +25.00% 9
Berkshire +13 26 £388 +3.33% 9
Hertfordshire +11 26 £350 - 35
Wiltshire -13 26 £340 +0.74% 8
Portsmouth +15 25 £313 - 11
North East +79 23 £340 +8.36% 8
Nottinghamshire +10 23 £330 -5.71% 21

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 2846 (100.00%) .NET
2 2485 (87.32%) C#
3 1495 (52.53%) MVC
4 1460 (51.30%) ASP.NET
5 1337 (46.98%) SQL Server
6 1236 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
7 1223 (42.97%) JavaScript
8 1096 (38.51%) SQL
9 903 (31.73%) HTML
10 831 (29.20%) CSS
11 824 (28.95%) AngularJS
12 801 (28.14%) TDD
13 744 (26.14%) ASP.NET MVC
14 706 (24.81%) .NET Framework
15 689 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 669 (23.51%) Microsoft
17 542 (19.04%) jQuery
18 454 (15.95%) Entity Framework
19 450 (15.81%) Web Services
20 449 (15.78%) Scrum
21 447 (15.71%) Finance
22 436 (15.32%) WCF
23 410 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
24 380 (13.35%) Team Foundation Server
25 351 (12.33%) HTML5
26 301 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
27 294 (10.33%) Unit Testing
28 288 (10.12%) OO
29 285 (10.01%) Visual Studio
30 281 (9.87%) Web Development

.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
1 186 (6.54%) CMS
2 96 (3.37%) SharePoint
3 90 (3.16%) IIS
4 79 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
5 67 (2.35%) Umbraco
6 66 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
7 45 (1.58%) EPiServer
8 37 (1.30%) NServiceBus
9 31 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
10 18 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.56%) Confluence
12 10 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.32%) DNN
13 9 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.28%) Kentico
15 7 (0.25%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.21%) Drupal
16 6 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
17 5 (0.18%) Sitefinity
17 5 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 52 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 18 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.18%) Microsoft Project
6 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 44 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 13 (0.46%) RMDS
4 4 (0.14%) Endur
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.11%) Magento
5 3 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.070%) Eloqua
6 2 (0.070%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.035%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.035%) BPCS
7 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.035%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.035%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.035%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 410 (14.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 172 (6.04%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (1.16%) PaaS
3 33 (1.16%) SaaS
4 27 (0.95%) GitHub
5 20 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
6 17 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
7 15 (0.53%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (0.49%) IaaS
9 11 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
10 6 (0.21%) Office 365
11 5 (0.18%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
12 4 (0.14%) Route 53
13 3 (0.11%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.070%) Google Play
14 2 (0.070%) OpenShift
14 2 (0.070%) Trello
15 1 (0.035%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (0.74%) HTTP
2 20 (0.70%) Internet
3 11 (0.39%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.35%) Intranet
5 9 (0.32%) DNS
6 6 (0.21%) FTP
6 6 (0.21%) LDAP
6 6 (0.21%) Skype
7 5 (0.18%) AMQP
7 5 (0.18%) Ethernet
8 4 (0.14%) Extranet
8 4 (0.14%) IMAP
8 4 (0.14%) Multicast
8 4 (0.14%) SMTP
8 4 (0.14%) Wireshark
9 3 (0.11%) IP Telephony
10 2 (0.070%) Firewall
10 2 (0.070%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.070%) SSL
10 2 (0.070%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1337 (46.98%) SQL Server
2 177 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 165 (5.80%) SQL Server 2012
4 159 (5.59%) NoSQL
5 113 (3.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 109 (3.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 92 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 84 (2.95%) MongoDB
9 56 (1.97%) SQL Server 2005
10 52 (1.83%) Oracle Database
11 41 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (1.41%) RDBMS
13 39 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 35 (1.23%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
15 28 (0.98%) Big Data
15 28 (0.98%) Redis
16 27 (0.95%) RavenDB
17 24 (0.84%) Hadoop
18 22 (0.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 380 (13.35%) Team Foundation Server
2 285 (10.01%) Visual Studio
3 215 (7.55%) Git (software)
4 163 (5.73%) TeamCity
5 141 (4.95%) Octopus Deploy
6 126 (4.43%) NUnit
7 78 (2.74%) SpecFlow
8 66 (2.32%) JIRA
9 60 (2.11%) Moq
10 50 (1.76%) MSBuild
11 48 (1.69%) Selenium
12 45 (1.58%) Subversion
13 44 (1.55%) ReSharper
14 40 (1.41%) MSTest
15 35 (1.23%) Jenkins
16 28 (0.98%) gulp
17 25 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
18 21 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 20 (0.70%) Jasmine
20 19 (0.67%) JSUnit
General
1 447 (15.71%) Finance
2 244 (8.57%) Banking
3 110 (3.87%) Front Office
4 88 (3.09%) Investment Banking
5 62 (2.18%) Retail
6 61 (2.14%) Advertising
7 54 (1.90%) Marketing
8 44 (1.55%) Back Office
9 36 (1.26%) Financial Institution
10 32 (1.12%) Manufacturing
11 30 (1.05%) Telecoms
12 23 (0.81%) Electronics
13 18 (0.63%) Law
14 14 (0.49%) Automotive
14 14 (0.49%) Publishing
15 13 (0.46%) Legal
16 8 (0.28%) Games
17 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
18 4 (0.14%) Billing
18 4 (0.14%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2846 (100.00%) .NET
2 1460 (51.30%) ASP.NET
3 903 (31.73%) HTML
4 831 (29.20%) CSS
5 824 (28.95%) AngularJS
6 744 (26.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 706 (24.81%) .NET Framework
8 689 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 542 (19.04%) jQuery
10 454 (15.95%) Entity Framework
11 450 (15.81%) Web Services
12 436 (15.32%) WCF
13 351 (12.33%) HTML5
14 271 (9.52%) WPF
15 245 (8.61%) REST
15 245 (8.61%) XML
16 185 (6.50%) RESTful
17 176 (6.18%) Ajax
18 175 (6.15%) CSS3
19 170 (5.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 244 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
2 131 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
3 76 (2.67%) User Experience
4 71 (2.49%) Algorithms
4 71 (2.49%) Fixed Income
5 57 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 55 (1.93%) Mobile App
7 52 (1.83%) Fintech
8 43 (1.51%) Derivative
8 43 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 41 (1.44%) Equities
10 37 (1.30%) Client/Server
10 37 (1.30%) N-Tier
11 32 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
12 27 (0.95%) Hedge funds
13 22 (0.77%) Virtual Team
14 19 (0.67%) NHS
15 16 (0.56%) Data Structures
16 15 (0.53%) iPad
17 14 (0.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 266 (9.35%) Windows
2 32 (1.12%) Windows Server
3 23 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 17 (0.60%) Android
4 17 (0.60%) Linux
5 7 (0.25%) Windows 10
6 6 (0.21%) Unix
7 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.070%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.070%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.035%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.035%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.035%) VMS
10 1 (0.035%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1495 (52.53%) MVC
2 1236 (43.43%) Agile Software Development
3 801 (28.14%) TDD
4 449 (15.78%) Scrum
5 301 (10.58%) Continuous Integration
6 294 (10.33%) Unit Testing
7 288 (10.12%) OO
8 281 (9.87%) Web Development
9 247 (8.68%) BDD
10 245 (8.61%) SOLID
11 210 (7.38%) Software Engineering
12 197 (6.92%) Test Automation
13 184 (6.47%) E-Commerce
14 165 (5.80%) SDLC
15 161 (5.66%) SOA
16 159 (5.59%) Microservices
17 147 (5.17%) DevOps
18 146 (5.13%) MVVM
19 145 (5.09%) OOP
20 124 (4.36%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2485 (87.32%) C#
2 1223 (42.97%) JavaScript
3 1096 (38.51%) SQL
4 263 (9.24%) T-SQL
5 251 (8.82%) VB.NET
6 126 (4.43%) TypeScript
7 107 (3.76%) Java
8 98 (3.44%) VB
9 63 (2.21%) PowerShell
10 47 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 39 (1.37%) C++
11 39 (1.37%) Python
11 39 (1.37%) VB6
12 35 (1.23%) XAML
13 31 (1.09%) VBA
14 19 (0.67%) C
14 19 (0.67%) Ruby
15 18 (0.63%) ES6
16 13 (0.46%) Scala
17 10 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 99 (3.48%) Degree
2 67 (2.35%) Security Cleared
3 44 (1.55%) SC Cleared
4 24 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.25%) MCP
6 7 (0.25%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
8 5 (0.18%) DV Cleared
8 5 (0.18%) ISTQB
9 4 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.14%) PMP
10 3 (0.11%) HNC
10 3 (0.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.070%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.070%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.070%) PhD
11 2 (0.070%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.035%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (3.30%) QA
2 13 (0.46%) MiFID
3 9 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
4 7 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 3 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.070%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.035%) IFRS
9 1 (0.035%) IFRS 9
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.035%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (1.65%) Docker
2 18 (0.63%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (0.035%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.035%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.035%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 27 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 17 (0.60%) Puppet
3 13 (0.46%) Ansible
3 13 (0.46%) Kibana
4 4 (0.14%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.14%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.070%) HP Fortify
5 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.035%) CA Single Sign-On
6 1 (0.035%) Nagios
6 1 (0.035%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.035%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 669 (23.51%) Microsoft
2 211 (7.41%) Oracle
3 125 (4.39%) Sitecore
4 50 (1.76%) Xamarin
5 37 (1.30%) Telerik
6 32 (1.12%) SAP
7 27 (0.95%) Google
8 21 (0.74%) Reuters
9 17 (0.60%) TIBCO
10 16 (0.56%) Sybase
11 15 (0.53%) DevExpress
12 13 (0.46%) Bloomberg
12 13 (0.46%) Infragistics
12 13 (0.46%) ION Trading
13 10 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.35%) Twitter
14 9 (0.32%) Atlassian
14 9 (0.32%) IBM
15 7 (0.25%) Siebel
16 6 (0.21%) HP
Llanelli, Dyfed
Cardiff DT
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £13 Per Hour
Posted: 5 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 2 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Cardiff DT
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Ripley, Derbyshire
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day 300-325/day (DOE)
Posted: 3 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £425.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 11 hours ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bury, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £375 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Optima Connections
Rate: From £400 to £450 per day Contract £400-450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £500.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago