The median contractor rate for a .NET Software Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 541 562 561
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 64 86 64
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.14% 0.16% 0.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 60 45
Median daily rate £325 £333 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.25% +2.30%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £216 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £475 £410
UK excluding London median daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £24.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £24.50 - -

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 42875 51263 50687
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.79% 95.24% 94.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 27839 33245 30600
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1489 1590 2025
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.75 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.00% +7.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £11.30 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £47.83 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

.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 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 29 March 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 +33 60 £325 -2.25% 124
South East +30 17 £325 -6.47% 29
South West -6 11 £275 -26.66% 12
East of England +4 8 £363 +16.00% 11
Yorkshire +9 7 £375 +17.18% 18
Devon - 7 £220 - 1
Hampshire +18 6 £288 -10.15% 10
London +11 6 £200 -46.66% 11
Oxfordshire - 6 £330 - 8
North East -5 5 £325 +0.77% 3
Plymouth - 5 £220 -
West Yorkshire +8 4 £375 +17.18% 11
Leeds +2 4 £375 +17.18% 8
Bedfordshire - 4 £350 -
Luton - 4 £350 -
Hertfordshire 0 3 £450 +38.46% 1
Berkshire - 3 £325 - 3
Oxford - 3 £310 - 5
Durham - 3 £300 - 1
North West +24 2 £213 -38.71% 23
West Midlands +12 2 £375 +2.73% 6
East Midlands -4 2 - - 11
Newcastle upon Tyne -11 2 £340 +5.42% 1
Tyne and Wear -11 2 £340 +5.42% 2
Maidenhead - 2 £325 -
Exeter - 2 £275 - 1
Chesham - 2 - -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - - 2
West End of London - 2 £98 -
Cheshire +27 1 £213 -50.00% 10

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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.

1 145 (100.00%) .NET
2 129 (88.97%) C#
3 82 (56.55%) ASP.NET
4 80 (55.17%) MVC
5 77 (53.10%) JavaScript
6 75 (51.72%) SQL
7 71 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
8 65 (44.83%) SQL Server
9 55 (37.93%) Microsoft
10 49 (33.79%) ASP.NET MVC
11 48 (33.10%) HTML
12 42 (28.97%) AngularJS
12 42 (28.97%) jQuery
13 41 (28.28%) CSS
14 38 (26.21%) ASP.NET Web API
15 34 (23.45%) TDD
15 34 (23.45%) .NET Framework
16 33 (22.76%) Scrum
17 30 (20.69%) WCF
18 29 (20.00%) Web Services
19 26 (17.93%) Finance
20 24 (16.55%) Windows
21 23 (15.86%) Oracle
22 21 (14.48%) REST
23 20 (13.79%) Entity Framework
23 20 (13.79%) SOAP
24 19 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
25 18 (12.41%) Visual Studio
26 17 (11.72%) WPF
26 17 (11.72%) SDLC

.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 (3.45%) CMS
2 4 (2.76%) IIS
3 3 (2.07%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (2.07%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.07%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.38%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.38%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.38%) GeoServer
4 2 (1.38%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.38%) OpenStack
5 1 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.69%) Confluence
5 1 (0.69%) Documentum
5 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.69%) SAS
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.69%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (10.34%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.38%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 9 (6.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.69%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.69%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.45%) IaaS
2 5 (3.45%) PaaS
3 4 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.76%) SaaS
4 3 (2.07%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.69%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.38%) Firewall
2 1 (0.69%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.69%) HTTP
2 1 (0.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.69%) PBX
2 1 (0.69%) SSL
2 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.69%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (44.83%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (8.28%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (7.59%) Oracle Database
5 8 (5.52%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.83%) SQL Server 2005
7 6 (4.14%) NoSQL
8 5 (3.45%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.76%) GIS
9 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (2.07%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (2.07%) Data Lake
10 3 (2.07%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.07%) Power BI
10 3 (2.07%) QlikView
10 3 (2.07%) RDBMS
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server 2016
10 3 (2.07%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 18 (12.41%) Visual Studio
2 16 (11.03%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (4.83%) NUnit
4 6 (4.14%) MSTest
5 5 (3.45%) Grunt
6 4 (2.76%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.76%) Selenium
7 3 (2.07%) JIRA
8 2 (1.38%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.38%) JMeter
8 2 (1.38%) Moq
8 2 (1.38%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.38%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.69%) gulp
9 1 (0.69%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.69%) Jenkins
9 1 (0.69%) Protractor
9 1 (0.69%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (17.93%) Finance
2 11 (7.59%) Electronics
2 11 (7.59%) Telecoms
3 10 (6.90%) Manufacturing
4 9 (6.21%) Marketing
5 6 (4.14%) Back Office
6 3 (2.07%) Banking
7 2 (1.38%) Front Office
8 1 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.69%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.69%) Legal
8 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (56.55%) ASP.NET
3 49 (33.79%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (33.10%) HTML
5 42 (28.97%) AngularJS
5 42 (28.97%) jQuery
6 41 (28.28%) CSS
7 38 (26.21%) ASP.NET Web API
8 34 (23.45%) .NET Framework
9 30 (20.69%) WCF
10 29 (20.00%) Web Services
11 21 (14.48%) REST
12 20 (13.79%) Entity Framework
12 20 (13.79%) SOAP
13 17 (11.72%) WPF
14 14 (9.66%) JSON
15 12 (8.28%) XML
16 11 (7.59%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 10 (6.90%) HTML5
18 9 (6.21%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.07%) Algorithms
4 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.38%) NHS
4 2 (1.38%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.69%) Credit Risk
5 1 (0.69%) Derivative
5 1 (0.69%) Equity Derivative
5 1 (0.69%) Fixed Income
5 1 (0.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (0.69%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.69%) Market Risk
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.55%) Windows
2 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.69%) Linux
2 1 (0.69%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (55.17%) MVC
2 71 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (23.45%) TDD
4 33 (22.76%) Scrum
5 19 (13.10%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (11.72%) SDLC
7 16 (11.03%) OO
8 14 (9.66%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (9.66%) Software Engineering
9 13 (8.97%) OOD
10 11 (7.59%) Front End Development
11 10 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (6.21%) Digital Marketing
12 9 (6.21%) Programme Management
13 8 (5.52%) SOLID
14 7 (4.83%) Microservices
14 7 (4.83%) OOP
14 7 (4.83%) SOA
14 7 (4.83%) Unit Testing
15 6 (4.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 129 (88.97%) C#
2 77 (53.10%) JavaScript
3 75 (51.72%) SQL
4 14 (9.66%) VB.NET
5 13 (8.97%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.59%) VB
7 8 (5.52%) Java
8 6 (4.14%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.07%) C++
10 2 (1.38%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.38%) Python
10 2 (1.38%) VBA
10 2 (1.38%) XAML
11 1 (0.69%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.69%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.69%) PHP
11 1 (0.69%) R
11 1 (0.69%) Tcl
11 1 (0.69%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.69%) VB6
Qualifications
1 16 (11.03%) Degree
2 8 (5.52%) Security Cleared
3 6 (4.14%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.76%) HNC
4 4 (2.76%) HND
5 2 (1.38%) MCAD
5 2 (1.38%) MCSD
5 2 (1.38%) MCTS
5 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.38%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.69%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 3 (2.07%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.69%) Ansible
1 1 (0.69%) Kibana
1 1 (0.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 55 (37.93%) Microsoft
2 23 (15.86%) Oracle
3 10 (6.90%) SAP
4 3 (2.07%) DevExpress
4 3 (2.07%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.07%) Tableau
5 2 (1.38%) Telerik
5 2 (1.38%) VMware
6 1 (0.69%) BroadSoft
6 1 (0.69%) Charles River
6 1 (0.69%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.69%) Google
6 1 (0.69%) IBM
6 1 (0.69%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.69%) Sybase
6 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 hours ago
County Durham
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
networx
Rate: From £46,250 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago