Period
to

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 133 134 89
Rank change year-on-year +1 -45 +1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1,707 1,143 1,195
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 1.97% 1.96% 2.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.11% 2.11% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,436 888 918
10th Percentile £363 £313 £312
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £450 £425
Median % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88% -
75th Percentile £625 £539 £500
90th Percentile £713 £638 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 1
10th Percentile £45.55 £27.50 -
25th Percentile £52.25 £31.00 £38.25
Median hourly rate £61.50 £34.00 £40.50
Median % change year-on-year +80.88% -16.05% -26.36%
75th Percentile £62.93 £39.06 £42.75
90th Percentile £63.60 £46.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £61.83 £34.00 £40.50
% change year-on-year +81.84% -16.05% -26.36%

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 80,811 54,131 45,134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.17% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 56,825 37,088 29,934
10th Percentile £313 £293 £248
25th Percentile £425 £388 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £525 £480 £468
Median % change year-on-year +9.38% +2.56% -0.95%
75th Percentile £638 £583 £575
90th Percentile £738 £675 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,964 1,697 1,658
10th Percentile £12.50 £11.50 £11.53
25th Percentile £15.75 £14.50 £14.11
Median hourly rate £23.91 £22.00 £19.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.68% +15.79% +5.56%
75th Percentile £49.25 £44.50 £38.75
90th Percentile £65.00 £56.90 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £20.00 £18.95 £18.00
% change year-on-year +5.57% +5.25% +2.86%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer.

Daily rate trend for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Developer over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Developer.

Hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET Developer over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for .NET Developer in the UK

.NET Developer
Top 17 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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
England +10 1,421 £522 +15.89% 658
Work from Home +11 981 £475 +11.76% 416
London +10 833 £575 +9.52% 260
UK excluding London -24 528 £450 +12.50% 437
North of England -23 156 £425 +8.97% 132
North West -10 98 £425 +6.25% 80
Midlands -14 98 £420 +15.86% 77
South East -37 95 £475 +26.67% 95
Scotland -16 67 £475 +13.10% 23
West Midlands -29 59 £417 +12.70% 43
South West -15 56 £500 +11.11% 54
Yorkshire -30 42 £425 +15.25% 40
East Midlands +2 40 £435 +24.29% 34
East of England -22 29 £488 +21.88% 37
Wales -4 22 £438 +19.05% 9
North East -1 16 £500 +21.21% 13
Northern Ireland -2 7 £475 +35.71% 11

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

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 1,707 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,368 (80.14%) C#
3 816 (47.80%) Azure
4 685 (40.13%) .NET Core
5 625 (36.61%) Agile
6 595 (34.86%) SQL Server
7 581 (34.04%) SQL
8 506 (29.64%) JavaScript
9 469 (27.48%) ASP.NET
10 449 (26.30%) .NET Framework
11 434 (25.42%) Microservices
12 397 (23.26%) MVC
13 365 (21.38%) Finance
14 351 (20.56%) DevOps
15 332 (19.45%) TDD
16 322 (18.86%) AngularJS
17 300 (17.57%) CI/CD
18 294 (17.22%) ASP.NET Web API
18 294 (17.22%) HTML
19 290 (16.99%) Microsoft
20 282 (16.52%) Full Stack Development
21 277 (16.23%) CSS
22 235 (13.77%) React
23 229 (13.42%) Software Engineering
24 224 (13.12%) Git (software)
25 219 (12.83%) AWS
26 207 (12.13%) Docker
27 179 (10.49%) Kubernetes
28 175 (10.25%) Greenfield Project
29 174 (10.19%) Front Office

.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 27 (1.58%) SharePoint
2 26 (1.52%) IIS
3 18 (1.05%) Confluence
3 18 (1.05%) Umbraco
4 17 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
5 15 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 15 (0.88%) CMS
6 6 (0.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (0.23%) Apache
7 4 (0.23%) Kentico
7 4 (0.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (0.18%) Apache Solr
8 3 (0.18%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.18%) Jupyter
9 2 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.12%) nginx
9 2 (0.12%) Oracle Coherence
10 1 (0.059%) Documentum
10 1 (0.059%) MQSeries
10 1 (0.059%) Tomcat
Applications
1 23 (1.35%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.29%) Simulink
4 1 (0.059%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 9 (0.53%) RMDS
2 6 (0.35%) Payment Gateway
3 5 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 3 (0.18%) Endur
5 2 (0.12%) Bloomberg AIM
6 1 (0.059%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.059%) Loan IQ
6 1 (0.059%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 816 (47.80%) Azure
2 219 (12.83%) AWS
3 109 (6.39%) Azure Service Bus
4 106 (6.21%) Serverless
5 78 (4.57%) Azure Functions
6 66 (3.87%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 56 (3.28%) Azure Logic Apps
8 44 (2.58%) SaaS
9 34 (1.99%) PaaS
10 31 (1.82%) GitHub
11 29 (1.70%) AWS Lambda
12 26 (1.52%) Azure Monitor
13 25 (1.46%) Amazon EKS
14 24 (1.41%) GCP
15 23 (1.35%) Azure Active Directory
16 20 (1.17%) Azure Data Factory
16 20 (1.17%) Azure Storage
17 19 (1.11%) Amazon SQS
18 17 (1.00%) Microsoft 365
19 16 (0.94%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 12 (0.70%) Internet
2 7 (0.41%) TCP/IP
3 6 (0.35%) SNMP
4 4 (0.23%) Network Security
5 3 (0.18%) VPN
6 2 (0.12%) AMQP
6 2 (0.12%) VoIP
7 1 (0.059%) HTTP
7 1 (0.059%) Intranet
7 1 (0.059%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 595 (34.86%) SQL Server
2 60 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
3 57 (3.34%) NoSQL
4 50 (2.93%) Azure SQL Database
5 49 (2.87%) Oracle Database
6 45 (2.64%) Relational Database
7 37 (2.17%) MongoDB
8 29 (1.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 25 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
10 24 (1.41%) MySQL
11 22 (1.29%) Redis
12 20 (1.17%) RDBMS
13 17 (1.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
14 16 (0.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (0.76%) Power BI
16 8 (0.47%) DB2
17 7 (0.41%) Couchbase
17 7 (0.41%) Data Lake
18 6 (0.35%) InterSystems Cache
19 5 (0.29%) Amazon Aurora
Development Applications
1 224 (13.12%) Git (software)
2 119 (6.97%) JIRA
3 106 (6.21%) Visual Studio
4 72 (4.22%) NUnit
5 57 (3.34%) TeamCity
6 49 (2.87%) Team Foundation Server
7 44 (2.58%) Jenkins
8 41 (2.40%) Moq
9 33 (1.93%) Octopus Deploy
10 29 (1.70%) GitLab
11 25 (1.46%) SpecFlow
12 21 (1.23%) Cucumber
12 21 (1.23%) Jasmine
13 20 (1.17%) Selenium
14 17 (1.00%) ReSharper
15 16 (0.94%) MSTest
16 15 (0.88%) Karma Test Runner
17 14 (0.82%) Bitbucket
17 14 (0.82%) Visual Studio Team System
18 13 (0.76%) Subversion
General
1 365 (21.38%) Finance
2 174 (10.19%) Front Office
3 167 (9.78%) Social Skills
4 136 (7.97%) Banking
5 76 (4.45%) Public Sector
6 66 (3.87%) Analytical Skills
7 62 (3.63%) Games
8 61 (3.57%) Investment Banking
9 32 (1.87%) Back Office
10 21 (1.23%) Retail
11 20 (1.17%) Legal
11 20 (1.17%) Manufacturing
12 17 (1.00%) Marketing
13 12 (0.70%) Telecoms
14 10 (0.59%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.53%) Electronics
15 9 (0.53%) Law
16 7 (0.41%) Automotive
16 7 (0.41%) Local Government
16 7 (0.41%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,707 (100.00%) .NET
2 685 (40.13%) .NET Core
3 469 (27.48%) ASP.NET
4 449 (26.30%) .NET Framework
5 322 (18.86%) AngularJS
6 294 (17.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 294 (17.22%) HTML
7 277 (16.23%) CSS
8 235 (13.77%) React
9 168 (9.84%) Entity Framework
10 144 (8.44%) ASP.NET MVC
11 142 (8.32%) Web Services
12 137 (8.03%) ASP.NET Core
13 131 (7.67%) RESTful
14 115 (6.74%) REST
15 105 (6.15%) jQuery
16 98 (5.74%) Vue.js
17 92 (5.39%) HTML5
18 70 (4.10%) XML
19 64 (3.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 175 (10.25%) Greenfield Project
2 105 (6.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 104 (6.09%) Fixed Income
4 82 (4.80%) Equities
5 79 (4.63%) User Experience
6 62 (3.63%) Derivative
7 59 (3.46%) Legacy Code
8 58 (3.40%) Hedge funds
9 26 (1.52%) Cloud Native
10 23 (1.35%) Legacy Systems
10 23 (1.35%) NHS
11 20 (1.17%) Mobile App
12 16 (0.94%) N-Tier
13 13 (0.76%) Data Protection Act
13 13 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
13 13 (0.76%) Exotic Derivative
14 12 (0.70%) Virtual Team
15 9 (0.53%) Algorithms
15 9 (0.53%) Self-Motivation
16 7 (0.41%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 161 (9.43%) Windows
2 22 (1.29%) Windows Server
3 21 (1.23%) Linux
4 5 (0.29%) Apple iOS
4 5 (0.29%) Unix
5 3 (0.18%) Android
6 2 (0.12%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.059%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 625 (36.61%) Agile
2 434 (25.42%) Microservices
3 397 (23.26%) MVC
4 351 (20.56%) DevOps
5 332 (19.45%) TDD
6 300 (17.57%) CI/CD
7 282 (16.52%) Full Stack Development
8 229 (13.42%) Software Engineering
9 170 (9.96%) Scrum
10 163 (9.55%) OO
11 140 (8.20%) Fintech
12 121 (7.09%) Asset Management
13 116 (6.80%) Test Automation
14 108 (6.33%) BDD
15 103 (6.03%) SOLID
16 100 (5.86%) Unit Testing
17 96 (5.62%) Problem-Solving
18 92 (5.39%) Continuous Integration
19 91 (5.33%) Migration
20 90 (5.27%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1,368 (80.14%) C#
2 581 (34.04%) SQL
3 506 (29.64%) JavaScript
4 135 (7.91%) T-SQL
5 132 (7.73%) TypeScript
6 76 (4.45%) Python
7 75 (4.39%) PL/SQL
8 72 (4.22%) VB.NET
9 54 (3.16%) PowerShell
10 29 (1.70%) C++
10 29 (1.70%) Go
11 28 (1.64%) VB
12 25 (1.46%) Java
13 23 (1.35%) VBA
14 19 (1.11%) C
15 13 (0.76%) Shell Script
16 10 (0.59%) F#
17 8 (0.47%) Groovy
17 8 (0.47%) XAML
18 7 (0.41%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 73 (4.28%) Security Cleared
2 67 (3.93%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.22%) Degree
4 14 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (0.53%) DV Cleared
6 6 (0.35%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.12%) HND
8 2 (0.12%) MCAD
8 2 (0.12%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.059%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (3.10%) QA
2 9 (0.53%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.47%) WCAG
4 6 (0.35%) PMO
5 3 (0.18%) MiFID
5 3 (0.18%) SLA
6 2 (0.12%) HL7
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 20022
7 1 (0.059%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.059%) DICOM
7 1 (0.059%) EMIR
7 1 (0.059%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 207 (12.13%) Docker
2 15 (0.88%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.059%) Firmware
4 1 (0.059%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 179 (10.49%) Kubernetes
2 69 (4.04%) Terraform
3 10 (0.59%) Ansible
4 8 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 5 (0.29%) Automic
5 5 (0.29%) Grafana
6 4 (0.23%) Control-M
6 4 (0.23%) MIIS
6 4 (0.23%) Prometheus
7 3 (0.18%) Active Directory Federation Services
8 2 (0.12%) Docker Swarm
8 2 (0.12%) Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.059%) SCCM
Vendors
1 290 (16.99%) Microsoft
2 123 (7.21%) Oracle
3 29 (1.70%) Citrix
4 28 (1.64%) DevExpress
4 28 (1.64%) TIBCO
5 23 (1.35%) SAP
6 16 (0.94%) Telerik
7 15 (0.88%) Databricks
8 12 (0.70%) Charles River
9 11 (0.64%) MuleSoft
9 11 (0.64%) Sitecore
10 9 (0.53%) Bloomberg
10 9 (0.53%) Google
10 9 (0.53%) ION Trading
10 9 (0.53%) Reuters
11 7 (0.41%) Eze Castle Integration
11 7 (0.41%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.23%) Atlassian
12 4 (0.23%) IBM
12 4 (0.23%) OpenLink