Period
to 24 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 24 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
24 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 83 58
Rank change year-on-year +8 -25 -3
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 2869 2952 3670
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 3.02% 2.68% 3.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.18% 2.82% 3.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2153 2257 2651
UK median daily rate £375 £360 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £263
90th Percentile £563 £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 29
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% +22.86% -
10th Percentile £22.55 £22.20 £21.00
90th Percentile £46.60 £71.25 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.26% +14.00% +7.14%

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 90163 104539 107877
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.02% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58468 68039 66795
UK median daily rate £430 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +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 2893 3098 4169
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 £10.43 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.39 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +2.26%

.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 24 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 24 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 24 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 +4 2659 £375 +3.45% 830
UK excluding London +8 1714 £350 +3.70% 633
London +9 1125 £450 +5.88% 234
South East +12 474 £350 - 168
North of England +23 436 £336 +3.46% 194
Midlands -2 264 £315 -3.08% 103
South West +1 224 £350 - 66
Yorkshire +13 191 £330 +1.54% 72
North West +14 188 £338 +3.85% 115
East of England -16 140 £350 - 65
East Midlands +4 132 £305 +1.67% 48
West Midlands -15 129 £325 -7.14% 54
Scotland +73 111 £350 +10.24% 25
North East +64 57 £340 +4.62% 7
Wales -5 56 £350 -12.50% 10
Northern Ireland -38 17 £275 -15.38% 2

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 2869 (100.00%) .NET
2 2499 (87.10%) C#
3 1519 (52.95%) MVC
4 1514 (52.77%) ASP.NET
5 1380 (48.10%) SQL Server
6 1292 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
7 1240 (43.22%) JavaScript
8 1127 (39.28%) SQL
9 925 (32.24%) HTML
10 856 (29.84%) CSS
11 848 (29.56%) AngularJS
12 803 (27.99%) TDD
13 775 (27.01%) ASP.NET MVC
14 724 (25.24%) ASP.NET Web API
15 694 (24.19%) .NET Framework
16 672 (23.42%) Microsoft
17 563 (19.62%) jQuery
18 474 (16.52%) Scrum
19 454 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
20 453 (15.79%) Finance
21 440 (15.34%) Web Services
22 436 (15.20%) WCF
23 424 (14.78%) Entity Framework
24 377 (13.14%) Team Foundation Server
25 363 (12.65%) HTML5
26 322 (11.22%) Unit Testing
27 319 (11.12%) Continuous Integration
28 313 (10.91%) Web Development
29 297 (10.35%) Visual Studio
30 284 (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
1 191 (6.66%) CMS
2 90 (3.14%) IIS
3 85 (2.96%) SharePoint
4 81 (2.82%) Sitecore CMS
5 78 (2.72%) Umbraco
6 70 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 39 (1.36%) EPiServer
8 35 (1.22%) BizTalk Server
9 34 (1.19%) NServiceBus
10 20 (0.70%) Confluence
11 17 (0.59%) SharePoint 2013
12 14 (0.49%) Apache Solr
13 13 (0.45%) 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 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
4 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.10%) Chatbot
6 2 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.035%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.035%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 42 (1.46%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.31%) RMDS
3 6 (0.21%) 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 (0.070%) 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
1 454 (15.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 181 (6.31%) Amazon AWS
3 35 (1.22%) SaaS
4 31 (1.08%) PaaS
5 26 (0.91%) GitHub
6 21 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
7 19 (0.66%) Google Cloud Platform
8 17 (0.59%) Amazon EC2
9 16 (0.56%) IaaS
10 11 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.17%) Amazon S3
11 5 (0.17%) Azure Active Directory
11 5 (0.17%) Office 365
12 4 (0.14%) Amazon SQS
12 4 (0.14%) Route 53
13 2 (0.070%) Amazon Kinesis
13 2 (0.070%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.070%) Google Play
13 2 (0.070%) OpenShift
13 2 (0.070%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (0.77%) 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
7 6 (0.21%) SMTP
8 5 (0.17%) Ethernet
8 5 (0.17%) SMS
9 4 (0.14%) IMAP
9 4 (0.14%) Multicast
9 4 (0.14%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.10%) Extranet
10 3 (0.10%) IP Telephony
11 2 (0.070%) SSL
11 2 (0.070%) X.509
12 1 (0.035%) DHCP
12 1 (0.035%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1380 (48.10%) SQL Server
2 167 (5.82%) NoSQL
3 165 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 157 (5.47%) SQL Server 2012
5 123 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 111 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 98 (3.42%) MongoDB
7 98 (3.42%) Relational Database
8 56 (1.95%) Oracle Database
9 48 (1.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 44 (1.53%) SQL Server 2014
11 40 (1.39%) SQL Server 2005
12 39 (1.36%) RDBMS
13 36 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
14 34 (1.19%) SQL Server 2016
15 29 (1.01%) RavenDB
16 25 (0.87%) Azure SQL Database
16 25 (0.87%) Hadoop
17 23 (0.80%) Big Data
17 23 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 377 (13.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 297 (10.35%) Visual Studio
3 235 (8.19%) Git (software)
4 178 (6.20%) TeamCity
5 138 (4.81%) Octopus Deploy
6 137 (4.78%) NUnit
7 87 (3.03%) SpecFlow
8 63 (2.20%) JIRA
9 62 (2.16%) Moq
10 51 (1.78%) Selenium
11 48 (1.67%) MSBuild
12 46 (1.60%) ReSharper
13 42 (1.46%) MSTest
13 42 (1.46%) Subversion
14 40 (1.39%) Jenkins
15 28 (0.98%) gulp
16 23 (0.80%) Jasmine
16 23 (0.80%) Visual Studio Team System
17 22 (0.77%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 19 (0.66%) JSUnit
General
1 453 (15.79%) Finance
2 243 (8.47%) Banking
3 103 (3.59%) Front Office
4 92 (3.21%) Investment Banking
5 65 (2.27%) Retail
6 56 (1.95%) Marketing
7 51 (1.78%) Advertising
8 39 (1.36%) Back Office
9 34 (1.19%) Manufacturing
10 29 (1.01%) Telecoms
11 23 (0.80%) Electronics
12 21 (0.73%) Financial Institution
12 21 (0.73%) Law
13 15 (0.52%) Automotive
13 15 (0.52%) Legal
14 14 (0.49%) Publishing
15 10 (0.35%) Games
16 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.21%) Prime Brokerage
17 5 (0.17%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2869 (100.00%) .NET
2 1514 (52.77%) ASP.NET
3 925 (32.24%) HTML
4 856 (29.84%) CSS
5 848 (29.56%) AngularJS
6 775 (27.01%) ASP.NET MVC
7 724 (25.24%) ASP.NET Web API
8 694 (24.19%) .NET Framework
9 563 (19.62%) jQuery
10 440 (15.34%) Web Services
11 436 (15.20%) WCF
12 424 (14.78%) Entity Framework
13 363 (12.65%) HTML5
14 250 (8.71%) WPF
15 247 (8.61%) REST
16 222 (7.74%) XML
17 198 (6.90%) RESTful
18 193 (6.73%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 192 (6.69%) CSS3
20 183 (6.38%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 237 (8.26%) Greenfield Project
2 121 (4.22%) Analytical Skills
3 75 (2.61%) User Experience
4 66 (2.30%) Fixed Income
5 63 (2.20%) Computer Science
6 61 (2.13%) Mobile App
7 54 (1.88%) Algorithms
8 52 (1.81%) Derivative
9 49 (1.71%) Equities
9 49 (1.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 45 (1.57%) Fintech
11 42 (1.46%) N-Tier
12 37 (1.29%) Enterprise Software
13 36 (1.25%) Client/Server
14 31 (1.08%) Hedge funds
15 26 (0.91%) Virtual Team
16 22 (0.77%) NHS
17 19 (0.66%) iPad
17 19 (0.66%) Market Risk
18 16 (0.56%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 280 (9.76%) Windows
2 38 (1.32%) Windows Server
3 23 (0.80%) Apple iOS
4 19 (0.66%) Android
5 17 (0.59%) Linux
6 8 (0.28%) Unix
7 6 (0.21%) Windows 10
7 6 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.070%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.070%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.035%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.035%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.035%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.035%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.035%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.035%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 1519 (52.95%) MVC
2 1292 (45.03%) Agile Software Development
3 803 (27.99%) TDD
4 474 (16.52%) Scrum
5 322 (11.22%) Unit Testing
6 319 (11.12%) Continuous Integration
7 313 (10.91%) Web Development
8 284 (9.90%) OO
9 259 (9.03%) SOLID
10 241 (8.40%) BDD
11 229 (7.98%) Software Engineering
12 206 (7.18%) Test Automation
13 189 (6.59%) E-Commerce
14 170 (5.93%) SDLC
15 167 (5.82%) SOA
16 160 (5.58%) OOP
17 159 (5.54%) Microservices
18 147 (5.12%) DevOps
19 132 (4.60%) Front End Development
19 132 (4.60%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2499 (87.10%) C#
2 1240 (43.22%) JavaScript
3 1127 (39.28%) SQL
4 268 (9.34%) T-SQL
5 235 (8.19%) VB.NET
6 145 (5.05%) TypeScript
7 109 (3.80%) Java
8 88 (3.07%) VB
9 62 (2.16%) PowerShell
10 46 (1.60%) PL/SQL
11 38 (1.32%) Python
11 38 (1.32%) VB6
12 35 (1.22%) C++
13 29 (1.01%) VBA
13 29 (1.01%) XAML
14 21 (0.73%) C
15 19 (0.66%) ES6
15 19 (0.66%) Ruby
16 11 (0.38%) F#
16 11 (0.38%) Scala
Qualifications
1 99 (3.45%) Degree
2 71 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 43 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 23 (0.80%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (0.35%) ISTQB
7 8 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
8 7 (0.24%) DV Cleared
8 7 (0.24%) MCP
8 7 (0.24%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
9 4 (0.14%) PMI Certification
9 4 (0.14%) PMP
10 3 (0.10%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (0.10%) Master's Degree
11 2 (0.070%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.070%) HNC
11 2 (0.070%) PhD
11 2 (0.070%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.035%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 99 (3.45%) QA
2 15 (0.52%) MiFID
3 7 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 3 (0.10%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.10%) EMIR
5 3 (0.10%) PCI DSS
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 56 (1.95%) Docker
2 22 (0.77%) 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 (0.070%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (0.070%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
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%) Terraform
7 1 (0.035%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 672 (23.42%) Microsoft
2 220 (7.67%) Oracle
3 125 (4.36%) Sitecore
4 42 (1.46%) Xamarin
5 36 (1.25%) Telerik
6 32 (1.12%) SAP
7 23 (0.80%) Google
8 19 (0.66%) Sybase
9 18 (0.63%) Reuters
10 16 (0.56%) DevExpress
10 16 (0.56%) TIBCO
11 14 (0.49%) Infragistics
12 11 (0.38%) Twitter
13 10 (0.35%) Atlassian
13 10 (0.35%) IBM
14 9 (0.31%) Bloomberg
14 9 (0.31%) ION Trading
14 9 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
15 7 (0.24%) Apigee
15 7 (0.24%) Siebel
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Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
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Rate: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 12 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
E-synergy Solutions
Rate: £450 - £451 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Midlands
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
onezeero.
Rate: £450 - £550 per day +
Posted: 18 hours ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Midlands
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
iO Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iO Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
iO Associates Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Rullion
Rate: £350.00 - £390.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £340.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
iO Associates Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
West Sussex
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
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Rate: £260 - 330 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
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East Midlands
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