The median contractor rate for a .NET Programmer was £280 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 April 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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 589 634 604
Rank change year-on-year +45 -30  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 7 15 38
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.015% 0.027% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.016% 0.028% 0.072%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 14 31
Median daily rate £280 £369 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -24.06% +22.91%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £98 £325 £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £275 £363 £300
% change year-on-year -24.13% +20.83%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 44572 53135 52859
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.58% 95.10% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 28959 34612 32049
Median daily rate £433 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £560
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1459 1536 2107
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.83 £44.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

.NET Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 29 April 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 3 months to 29 April 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 +30 7 £280 -24.06% 3
London +23 6 £285 -31.73% 1
West End of London - 2 £98 -
South East +15 1 £275 -31.25% 1
Hampshire - 1 £275 - 1

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

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (94.44%) C#
3 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
3 11 (61.11%) MVC
4 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
5 8 (44.44%) Entity Framework
6 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
6 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
6 7 (38.89%) Front Office
6 7 (38.89%) Scrum
6 7 (38.89%) Fixed Income
6 7 (38.89%) Equities
7 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
7 6 (33.33%) SQL
7 6 (33.33%) VBA
7 6 (33.33%) SOA
7 6 (33.33%) Fund Management
7 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
8 5 (27.78%) Finance
9 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 4 (22.22%) Java
9 4 (22.22%) Degree
10 3 (16.67%) Web Development
10 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
10 3 (16.67%) C++
10 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 3 (16.67%) OO

.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 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.56%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) CruiseControl
1 1 (5.56%) FitNesse
1 1 (5.56%) MSBuild
1 1 (5.56%) NUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (38.89%) Front Office
2 5 (27.78%) Finance
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (61.11%) .NET Framework
3 8 (44.44%) Entity Framework
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
5 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
5 2 (11.11%) WPF
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (5.56%) Autofac
6 1 (5.56%) AutoMapper
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) LINQ
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (38.89%) Equities
1 7 (38.89%) Fixed Income
2 6 (33.33%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.56%) Credit Risk
4 1 (5.56%) Derivative
4 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.56%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Solaris
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (61.11%) MVC
2 10 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (38.89%) Investment Management
3 7 (38.89%) Scrum
4 6 (33.33%) Asset Management
4 6 (33.33%) Fund Management
4 6 (33.33%) SOA
5 3 (16.67%) OO
5 3 (16.67%) Web Development
6 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
7 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
7 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (5.56%) Electronic Trading
7 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
7 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
7 1 (5.56%) Web Design
7 1 (5.56%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 17 (94.44%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) JavaScript
3 6 (33.33%) SQL
3 6 (33.33%) VBA
4 4 (22.22%) Java
5 3 (16.67%) C++
5 3 (16.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (5.56%) PHP
6 1 (5.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Postgraduate
3 1 (5.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (5.56%) EMIR
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Samba
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Twitter