Period
to 25 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Programmer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 25 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 Programmer
UK
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 890 816
Rank change year-on-year +60 -74 -36
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 10 20 74
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.011% 0.018% 0.065%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.011% 0.019% 0.069%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 21 55
UK median daily rate £375 £363 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +13.28% -2.29%
10th Percentile £90 £313 £253
90th Percentile £550 £500 £463
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £369 £308
% change year-on-year +1.69% +19.92% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
UK median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £42.50

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 90227 104434 107865
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.82% 95.01% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 58501 67966 66791
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 2891 3103 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 £10.96 £10.44 £10.50
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.38 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76% +1.49%

.NET Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Programmer in the UK

.NET Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Programmer in the UK

.NET Programmer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Programmer over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Programmer in the UK

.NET Programmer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Programmer in the UK

.NET Programmer
Top 5 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Programmer within the UK over the 6 months to 25 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 +63 9 £380 +4.83% 4
London +19 7 £393 +9.03% 1
UK excluding London +49 3 £375 +1.69% 4
South East +25 2 £375 -3.23% 1
Wales - 1 £375 -

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 2017, .NET Programmer 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 Programmer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 3 (30.00%) TDD
4 3 (30.00%) Windows
4 3 (30.00%) MVC
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
5 2 (20.00%) C++
5 2 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (20.00%) Postgraduate
5 2 (20.00%) Banking
5 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
5 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
5 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) jQuery
5 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration

.NET Programmer 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:

Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle9i Database
2 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MSBuild
1 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) CruiseControl
2 1 (10.00%) FitNesse
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 2 (20.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) .NET Framework
3 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) LINQ
3 2 (20.00%) WCF
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (10.00%) Autofac
4 1 (10.00%) AutoMapper
4 1 (10.00%) Code First Entity Framework
4 1 (10.00%) SOAP
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Credit Risk
2 1 (10.00%) Fintech
2 1 (10.00%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Solaris
2 1 (10.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) MVC
2 3 (30.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (20.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (10.00%) Open Source
4 1 (10.00%) Release Management
4 1 (10.00%) Risk Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) SDLC
4 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (60.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) C++
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (20.00%) Postgraduate
3 1 (10.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (10.00%) EMIR
1 1 (10.00%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) Twitter