Period
to 22 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 October 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 Software Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 716 738 747
Rank change year-on-year +22 +9 -19
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 155 153 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.15% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 106 108
UK median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -1.52%
10th Percentile £305 £263 £269
90th Percentile £575 £525 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 1
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £43.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year +2.86% +25.00% +22.81%

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 94198 99892 108277
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.82% 94.76% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 61891 65105 68774
UK median daily rate £440 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.53% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £263 £250 £248
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2803 3255 4146
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.86 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% - +6.06%

.NET Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Software Developer in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Software Developer in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Software Developer in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Software Developer in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer over the 6 months to 22 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET Software Developer in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Top 15 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 October 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 +19 141 £375 +7.14% 124
UK excluding London +30 105 £350 - 106
London +17 47 £450 +16.58% 22
North of England +83 25 £350 - 31
South West +2 25 £350 - 4
Midlands +37 21 £370 +2.07% 20
South East +18 18 £325 -16.13% 40
North West +32 14 £350 - 18
East Midlands -2 11 £375 +3.45% 8
West Midlands +35 10 £340 -15.00% 12
Yorkshire +32 8 £350 +7.69% 10
Wales - 7 £316 - 2
East of England -24 5 £400 -17.53% 7
Scotland +6 4 £390 -2.50% 1
North East +70 3 £375 +11.11% 3

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

For the 6 months to 22 October 2017, .NET Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 155 (100.00%) .NET
2 142 (91.61%) C#
3 89 (57.42%) SQL Server
4 86 (55.48%) MVC
5 80 (51.61%) SQL
6 72 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
7 71 (45.81%) ASP.NET
8 64 (41.29%) Microsoft
9 56 (36.13%) JavaScript
10 52 (33.55%) ASP.NET MVC
11 42 (27.10%) jQuery
12 41 (26.45%) CSS
13 40 (25.81%) HTML
14 39 (25.16%) Scrum
15 38 (24.52%) Visual Studio
16 35 (22.58%) AngularJS
17 34 (21.94%) Windows
18 32 (20.65%) .NET Framework
18 32 (20.65%) ASP.NET Web API
19 30 (19.35%) Finance
20 28 (18.06%) REST
21 27 (17.42%) SOAP
22 26 (16.77%) Web Services
23 25 (16.13%) TDD
24 24 (15.48%) Oracle
24 24 (15.48%) OO
24 24 (15.48%) WCF
25 23 (14.84%) VB.NET
26 22 (14.19%) JSON
26 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering

.NET Software 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 8 (5.16%) IIS
1 8 (5.16%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (1.94%) CMS
3 3 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.29%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.65%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 21 (13.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) npm
3 1 (0.65%) Office 365
3 1 (0.65%) SaaS
3 1 (0.65%) Serverless
3 1 (0.65%) Yarn
Communications & Networking
1 7 (4.52%) Internet
2 6 (3.87%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.94%) CTI
3 3 (1.94%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.94%) HTTP
3 3 (1.94%) Network Security
4 2 (1.29%) DNS
4 2 (1.29%) IMAP
4 2 (1.29%) SMTP
5 1 (0.65%) Intranet
5 1 (0.65%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (57.42%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.61%) Oracle Database
3 12 (7.74%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.10%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (5.81%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.87%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.87%) Redis
8 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.94%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 3 (1.94%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.94%) MySQL
10 3 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (1.94%) Oracle9i Database
11 2 (1.29%) SQL Server 2000
12 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
12 1 (0.65%) RavenDB
12 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 38 (24.52%) Visual Studio
2 21 (13.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.81%) SpecFlow
4 8 (5.16%) JIRA
5 3 (1.94%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.94%) MSBuild
5 3 (1.94%) Oracle Forms
5 3 (1.94%) TeamCity
5 3 (1.94%) WiX
6 2 (1.29%) gulp
6 2 (1.29%) NUnit
6 2 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.29%) Subversion
7 1 (0.65%) AccuRev
7 1 (0.65%) Bower
7 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.65%) Moq
7 1 (0.65%) NuGet
7 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 30 (19.35%) Finance
2 15 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 15 (9.68%) Marketing
3 14 (9.03%) Banking
4 12 (7.74%) Electronics
4 12 (7.74%) Telecoms
5 11 (7.10%) Investment Banking
6 7 (4.52%) Back Office
7 3 (1.94%) Front Office
8 1 (0.65%) Advertising
8 1 (0.65%) Automotive
8 1 (0.65%) Private Banking
8 1 (0.65%) Publishing
8 1 (0.65%) Retail
8 1 (0.65%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (100.00%) .NET
2 71 (45.81%) ASP.NET
3 52 (33.55%) ASP.NET MVC
4 42 (27.10%) jQuery
5 41 (26.45%) CSS
6 40 (25.81%) HTML
7 35 (22.58%) AngularJS
8 32 (20.65%) .NET Framework
8 32 (20.65%) ASP.NET Web API
9 28 (18.06%) REST
10 27 (17.42%) SOAP
11 26 (16.77%) Web Services
12 24 (15.48%) WCF
13 22 (14.19%) JSON
14 21 (13.55%) XML
15 20 (12.90%) Entity Framework
15 20 (12.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 13 (8.39%) WinForms
17 11 (7.10%) Ajax
17 11 (7.10%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (3.87%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.23%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.23%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.58%) NHS
4 3 (1.94%) Client/Server
4 3 (1.94%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.29%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.29%) Fintech
6 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.65%) Derivative
6 1 (0.65%) Equities
6 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
6 1 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.65%) Life Science
6 1 (0.65%) Smartcard
6 1 (0.65%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 34 (21.94%) Windows
2 4 (2.58%) Linux
2 4 (2.58%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.48%) MVC
2 72 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (25.16%) Scrum
4 25 (16.13%) TDD
5 24 (15.48%) OO
6 22 (14.19%) Software Engineering
7 19 (12.26%) OOD
8 17 (10.97%) Test Automation
8 17 (10.97%) Unit Testing
9 15 (9.68%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (9.68%) SDLC
10 12 (7.74%) Digital Marketing
10 12 (7.74%) Programme Management
11 11 (7.10%) Refactoring
12 9 (5.81%) BDD
13 8 (5.16%) SOA
14 7 (4.52%) Microservices
14 7 (4.52%) OOP
14 7 (4.52%) Pair Programming
14 7 (4.52%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 142 (91.61%) C#
2 80 (51.61%) SQL
3 56 (36.13%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.84%) VB.NET
5 17 (10.97%) T-SQL
6 8 (5.16%) TypeScript
6 8 (5.16%) VB
7 5 (3.23%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.23%) VB6
8 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.94%) C++
9 3 (1.94%) Java
9 3 (1.94%) Python
10 2 (1.29%) Ruby
11 1 (0.65%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.65%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.65%) CoffeeScript
11 1 (0.65%) F#
11 1 (0.65%) Scala
11 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 8 (5.16%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.52%) QA
2 3 (1.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (1.29%) MiFID
3 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.65%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.65%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.29%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (41.29%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.48%) Oracle
3 16 (10.32%) SAP
4 2 (1.29%) AppDynamics
5 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.65%) CQG
5 1 (0.65%) Fidessa
5 1 (0.65%) FIS
5 1 (0.65%) RedGate
5 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.65%) Splunk
5 1 (0.65%) SunGard
5 1 (0.65%) Xamarin