The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 73 84 59
Rank change year-on-year +11 -25  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1429 1426 1780
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.03% 2.65% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.20% 2.79% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1062 1106 1310
Median daily rate £375 £350 £339
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.32%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £335 £325
% change year-on-year +2.98% +3.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 18 14
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 £29.95 £23.40 £16.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.15 £195.00 £44.63
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £41.25
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.63%  

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 44648 51085 52304
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.78% 94.85% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 98420 117801 120925
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 £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4481 5171 7481
Median hourly rate £18.69 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.80% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.75 £45.00 £41.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

.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 3 months to 28 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 28 June 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Top 11 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 28 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 +1 1308 £388 +10.71% 864
UK excluding London +9 843 £345 +2.98% 680
London +7 564 £450 +5.88% 214
South East -5 208 £350 - 190
North of England +27 190 £333 +2.30% 196
South West +2 131 £350 +3.70% 65
Midlands -5 131 £315 -3.07% 123
East of England +6 83 £350 - 76
Scotland +57 58 £350 +11.11% 17
Wales +20 33 £363 +16.00% 12
Northern Ireland -42 12 £306 -18.33% 1

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 2850 (100.00%) .NET
2 2489 (87.33%) C#
3 1498 (52.56%) MVC
4 1464 (51.37%) ASP.NET
5 1341 (47.05%) SQL Server
6 1245 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
7 1233 (43.26%) JavaScript
8 1105 (38.77%) SQL
9 907 (31.82%) HTML
10 833 (29.23%) CSS
11 827 (29.02%) AngularJS
12 806 (28.28%) TDD
13 746 (26.18%) ASP.NET MVC
14 704 (24.70%) .NET Framework
15 690 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web API
16 668 (23.44%) Microsoft
17 548 (19.23%) jQuery
18 455 (15.96%) Scrum
19 453 (15.89%) Web Services
19 453 (15.89%) Entity Framework
20 449 (15.75%) Finance
21 438 (15.37%) WCF
22 413 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
23 380 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
24 354 (12.42%) HTML5
25 302 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
26 299 (10.49%) Unit Testing
27 290 (10.18%) OO
28 289 (10.14%) Visual Studio
29 283 (9.93%) 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
1 187 (6.56%) CMS
2 94 (3.30%) SharePoint
3 89 (3.12%) IIS
4 79 (2.77%) Sitecore CMS
5 68 (2.39%) Umbraco
6 66 (2.32%) Elasticsearch
7 45 (1.58%) EPiServer
8 37 (1.30%) NServiceBus
9 31 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
10 17 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.56%) Confluence
12 10 (0.35%) Apache Solr
13 9 (0.32%) DNN
14 8 (0.28%) Kentico
14 8 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
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 50 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.21%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
4 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 43 (1.51%) 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 NAV
5 3 (0.11%) Magento
5 3 (0.11%) SunGard GMI
6 2 (0.070%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.035%) Bloomberg AIM
7 1 (0.035%) BPCS
7 1 (0.035%) Eloqua
7 1 (0.035%) Payment Gateway
7 1 (0.035%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.035%) Sage 50
7 1 (0.035%) Sage CRM
7 1 (0.035%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.035%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.035%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 413 (14.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 173 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.23%) PaaS
4 33 (1.16%) SaaS
5 27 (0.95%) GitHub
6 20 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
7 17 (0.60%) AWS Lambda
8 16 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
8 16 (0.56%) 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 1341 (47.05%) SQL Server
2 177 (6.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 165 (5.79%) SQL Server 2012
4 161 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 116 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 110 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 92 (3.23%) Relational Database
8 84 (2.95%) MongoDB
9 56 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
10 51 (1.79%) Oracle Database
11 41 (1.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 40 (1.40%) RDBMS
13 39 (1.37%) SQL Server 2014
14 34 (1.19%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (0.98%) Azure SQL Database
15 28 (0.98%) Big Data
15 28 (0.98%) RavenDB
15 28 (0.98%) Redis
16 24 (0.84%) Hadoop
16 24 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 380 (13.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 289 (10.14%) Visual Studio
3 217 (7.61%) Git (software)
4 165 (5.79%) TeamCity
5 142 (4.98%) Octopus Deploy
6 127 (4.46%) NUnit
7 82 (2.88%) SpecFlow
8 66 (2.32%) JIRA
9 62 (2.18%) Moq
10 50 (1.75%) MSBuild
10 50 (1.75%) Selenium
11 46 (1.61%) Subversion
12 44 (1.54%) ReSharper
13 42 (1.47%) MSTest
14 36 (1.26%) Jenkins
15 28 (0.98%) gulp
16 23 (0.81%) Visual Studio Team System
17 21 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 20 (0.70%) Jasmine
19 19 (0.67%) JSUnit
General
1 449 (15.75%) Finance
2 244 (8.56%) Banking
3 108 (3.79%) Front Office
4 87 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 63 (2.21%) Retail
6 60 (2.11%) Advertising
7 54 (1.89%) Marketing
8 45 (1.58%) 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 5 (0.18%) Local Government
19 4 (0.14%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2850 (100.00%) .NET
2 1464 (51.37%) ASP.NET
3 907 (31.82%) HTML
4 833 (29.23%) CSS
5 827 (29.02%) AngularJS
6 746 (26.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 704 (24.70%) .NET Framework
8 690 (24.21%) ASP.NET Web API
9 548 (19.23%) jQuery
10 453 (15.89%) Entity Framework
10 453 (15.89%) Web Services
11 438 (15.37%) WCF
12 354 (12.42%) HTML5
13 270 (9.47%) WPF
14 248 (8.70%) REST
15 247 (8.67%) XML
16 185 (6.49%) RESTful
17 179 (6.28%) Ajax
18 177 (6.21%) CSS3
19 172 (6.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 245 (8.60%) Greenfield Project
2 130 (4.56%) Analytical Skills
3 77 (2.70%) User Experience
4 73 (2.56%) Fixed Income
5 70 (2.46%) Algorithms
6 57 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 55 (1.93%) Mobile App
8 53 (1.86%) Fintech
9 44 (1.54%) Derivative
9 44 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 43 (1.51%) Equities
11 37 (1.30%) Client/Server
11 37 (1.30%) N-Tier
12 32 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
13 28 (0.98%) Hedge funds
14 23 (0.81%) Virtual Team
15 19 (0.67%) NHS
16 16 (0.56%) Data Structures
17 15 (0.53%) iPad
17 15 (0.53%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 269 (9.44%) Windows
2 33 (1.16%) Windows Server
3 23 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 17 (0.60%) Android
5 16 (0.56%) Linux
6 7 (0.25%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.21%) Unix
8 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.070%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.070%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.035%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.035%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.035%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1498 (52.56%) MVC
2 1245 (43.68%) Agile Software Development
3 806 (28.28%) TDD
4 455 (15.96%) Scrum
5 302 (10.60%) Continuous Integration
6 299 (10.49%) Unit Testing
7 290 (10.18%) OO
8 283 (9.93%) Web Development
9 248 (8.70%) SOLID
10 246 (8.63%) BDD
11 214 (7.51%) Software Engineering
12 199 (6.98%) Test Automation
13 183 (6.42%) E-Commerce
14 166 (5.82%) SDLC
15 163 (5.72%) SOA
16 160 (5.61%) Microservices
17 148 (5.19%) DevOps
18 145 (5.09%) MVVM
18 145 (5.09%) OOP
19 126 (4.42%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 2489 (87.33%) C#
2 1233 (43.26%) JavaScript
3 1105 (38.77%) SQL
4 265 (9.30%) T-SQL
5 250 (8.77%) VB.NET
6 128 (4.49%) TypeScript
7 109 (3.82%) Java
8 97 (3.40%) VB
9 65 (2.28%) PowerShell
10 47 (1.65%) PL/SQL
11 39 (1.37%) C++
11 39 (1.37%) VB6
12 38 (1.33%) Python
13 35 (1.23%) XAML
14 31 (1.09%) VBA
15 20 (0.70%) ES6
16 19 (0.67%) C
16 19 (0.67%) Ruby
17 13 (0.46%) Scala
18 10 (0.35%) PHP
Qualifications
1 99 (3.47%) Degree
2 70 (2.46%) Security Cleared
3 46 (1.61%) 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%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 96 (3.37%) 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 46 (1.61%) 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
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
1 668 (23.44%) Microsoft
2 209 (7.33%) Oracle
3 125 (4.39%) Sitecore
4 50 (1.75%) Xamarin
5 36 (1.26%) Telerik
6 32 (1.12%) SAP
7 28 (0.98%) Google
8 21 (0.74%) Reuters
9 17 (0.60%) TIBCO
10 16 (0.56%) DevExpress
10 16 (0.56%) Sybase
11 14 (0.49%) Infragistics
12 13 (0.46%) Bloomberg
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
West Sussex
Logic Engagements Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Borehamwood, Hertfordshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £40000 - £50000 per annum + 25 days holiday + bank holidays
Posted: 13 hours ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
York, North Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £340 to £350 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Llanelli, Dyfed
Cardiff DT
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Digital Skills
Rate: From £425 to £475 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Venn Group
Rate: £10 - £13 Per Hour
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Cardiff DT
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Ripley, Derbyshire
Syntax Consultancy Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day 300-325/day (DOE)
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Brightred Resourcing Limited
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Posted: 22 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bradford, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago