The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 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
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 517 595 546
Rank change year-on-year +78 -49  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 70 57 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.15% 0.11% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 46 66
Median daily rate £375 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £463 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £320
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £31.00 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 - £35.00

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 43855 50329 53147
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.86% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28363 32827 33406
Median daily rate £438 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1353 1495 2037
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

.NET Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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
Top 30 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 3 months to 25 June 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 +51 60 £373 +6.42% 124
London +7 19 £425 +15.64% 25
South West -1 9 £350 - 8
Yorkshire +27 8 £363 +11.53% 11
Bristol - 7 £350 - 5
South East +41 6 £325 -27.77% 34
North West +28 6 £338 -20.58% 15
West Midlands +24 6 £315 -18.70% 12
Staffordshire +5 5 £315 - 2
Stoke-on-Trent - 5 £315 -
Wales - 5 £375 - 4
Scotland - 5 £385 - 5
West Yorkshire +22 4 £375 +15.38% 7
Leeds +20 4 £375 +11.11% 5
South Wales - 4 £375 -
Manchester - 4 £338 - 5
Hampshire - 4 - - 9
Cardiff - 4 £375 -
Edinburgh - 4 £388 - 4
North East - 3 £340 - 2
Portsmouth - 3 - - 3
Oxfordshire -8 2 £325 -27.77% 4
East of England -8 2 £420 +5.00% 9
Durham - 2 £320 -
Oxford - 2 £325 - 2
Doncaster - 2 £365 -
Kingston Upon Thames - 2 £423 -
Stockport - 2 £338 -
South Yorkshire - 2 £365 - 2
Gloucestershire +7 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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.

1 136 (100.00%) .NET
2 129 (94.85%) C#
3 73 (53.68%) MVC
3 73 (53.68%) SQL
4 70 (51.47%) ASP.NET
5 66 (48.53%) SQL Server
6 65 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (45.59%) JavaScript
8 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
9 43 (31.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 40 (29.41%) .NET Framework
11 39 (28.68%) HTML
11 39 (28.68%) AngularJS
12 38 (27.94%) CSS
13 37 (27.21%) TDD
14 35 (25.74%) jQuery
15 34 (25.00%) Scrum
15 34 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
16 28 (20.59%) Windows
17 26 (19.12%) Finance
17 26 (19.12%) Entity Framework
18 25 (18.38%) WCF
19 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
19 21 (15.44%) Web Services
19 21 (15.44%) SDLC
20 18 (13.24%) Oracle
20 18 (13.24%) REST
21 17 (12.50%) Test Automation
21 17 (12.50%) Unit Testing
21 17 (12.50%) OO

.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 5 (3.68%) IIS
1 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.94%) CMS
2 4 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.21%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.47%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.47%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.47%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.74%) Documentum
5 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.74%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (2.21%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 21 (15.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.94%) SaaS
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) HTTP
2 2 (1.47%) Ethernet
2 2 (1.47%) Internet
2 2 (1.47%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.74%) DNS
3 1 (0.74%) IMAP
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
3 1 (0.74%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (48.53%) SQL Server
2 11 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.35%) Oracle Database
4 8 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 7 (5.15%) NoSQL
5 7 (5.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.41%) Redis
7 5 (3.68%) GIS
7 5 (3.68%) RDBMS
7 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (2.94%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (2.21%) Oracle9i Database
9 3 (2.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (1.47%) RavenDB
10 2 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.74%) DTS
11 1 (0.74%) Firebird
11 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.74%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 15 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
2 14 (10.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.41%) SpecFlow
4 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.21%) JIRA
5 3 (2.21%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.21%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.47%) Cucumber
6 2 (1.47%) Grunt
6 2 (1.47%) gulp
6 2 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.47%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.74%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.74%) Moq
7 1 (0.74%) MSTest
7 1 (0.74%) NUnit
7 1 (0.74%) Protractor
7 1 (0.74%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (19.12%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Manufacturing
3 9 (6.62%) Electronics
4 8 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 7 (5.15%) Marketing
6 5 (3.68%) Back Office
7 2 (1.47%) Banking
7 2 (1.47%) Front Office
8 1 (0.74%) Automotive
8 1 (0.74%) Legal
8 1 (0.74%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (100.00%) .NET
2 70 (51.47%) ASP.NET
3 43 (31.62%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (29.41%) .NET Framework
5 39 (28.68%) AngularJS
5 39 (28.68%) HTML
6 38 (27.94%) CSS
7 35 (25.74%) jQuery
8 34 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
9 26 (19.12%) Entity Framework
10 25 (18.38%) WCF
11 21 (15.44%) Web Services
12 18 (13.24%) REST
13 15 (11.03%) WPF
14 14 (10.29%) SOAP
15 13 (9.56%) XML
16 12 (8.82%) JSON
17 11 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 9 (6.62%) Ajax
18 9 (6.62%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.68%) N-Tier
2 4 (2.94%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
3 3 (2.21%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.47%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.47%) NHS
5 1 (0.74%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
5 1 (0.74%) Derivative
5 1 (0.74%) Fintech
5 1 (0.74%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.74%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.74%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 28 (20.59%) Windows
2 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.74%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (53.68%) MVC
2 65 (47.79%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (27.21%) TDD
4 34 (25.00%) Scrum
5 21 (15.44%) SDLC
6 17 (12.50%) OO
6 17 (12.50%) Test Automation
6 17 (12.50%) Unit Testing
7 16 (11.76%) Software Engineering
8 15 (11.03%) Continuous Improvement
9 11 (8.09%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.09%) Front End Development
9 11 (8.09%) Microservices
9 11 (8.09%) SOA
10 10 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (7.35%) OOP
11 9 (6.62%) BDD
12 7 (5.15%) Digital Marketing
12 7 (5.15%) OOD
12 7 (5.15%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 129 (94.85%) C#
2 73 (53.68%) SQL
3 62 (45.59%) JavaScript
4 14 (10.29%) VB.NET
5 12 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.62%) VB
7 6 (4.41%) TypeScript
8 5 (3.68%) Java
8 5 (3.68%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.94%) PL/SQL
10 3 (2.21%) Python
10 3 (2.21%) VB6
11 1 (0.74%) C++
11 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.74%) Tcl
11 1 (0.74%) VBA
11 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 12 (8.82%) Degree
2 7 (5.15%) Security Cleared
3 5 (3.68%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.47%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (1.47%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.74%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.74%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.74%) HNC
5 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (8.09%) QA
2 3 (2.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.74%) MiFID
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.74%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Kibana
1 1 (0.74%) Nagios
Vendors
1 47 (34.56%) Microsoft
2 18 (13.24%) Oracle
3 10 (7.35%) SAP
4 3 (2.21%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.47%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.47%) Telerik
6 1 (0.74%) AppDynamics
6 1 (0.74%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.74%) Avaya
6 1 (0.74%) IBM
6 1 (0.74%) Splunk
6 1 (0.74%) Sybase
6 1 (0.74%) Xamarin
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