Period
to 22 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead .NET Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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.

Lead .NET Developer
UK
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 784 808 859
Rank change year-on-year +24 +51 0
Contract jobs requiring a Lead .NET Developer 106 54 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.055% 0.048%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.058% 0.051%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 33 33
UK median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% -13.51%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £318
90th Percentile £600 £568 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £413 £390
% change year-on-year -3.03% +5.77% -2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

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 96,600 93,694 102,007
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.78% 94.92% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 63,416 61,277 66,597
UK median daily rate £450 £438 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +6.25%
10th Percentile £269 £263 £255
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,154 2,815 3,199
UK median hourly rate £17.73 £18.70 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.19% -1.58% +6.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.31
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £46.54
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year -2.78% -2.70% +5.71%

Lead .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Lead .NET Developer in the UK

Lead .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Lead .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Lead .NET Developer over the 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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

Lead .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Lead .NET 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 Lead .NET Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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 +37 99 £475 +11.76% 87
London +15 57 £500 -4.81% 33
UK excluding London -22 48 £400 -3.03% 56
North of England -14 16 £375 -11.76% 18
South East 0 14 £475 -2.06% 13
North West -14 10 £375 -11.76% 13
Midlands -11 8 £513 - 13
Yorkshire -14 5 £375 - 2
Wales -24 5 £425 +129.73% 2
East Midlands - 5 £500 - 5
South West -12 4 £395 -3.66% 7
West Midlands -26 3 £550 +7.32% 8
East of England -15 1 £400 - 3
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
North East - 1 £325 - 3

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, Lead .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads featuring Lead .NET Developer in the job title.

1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 89 (83.96%) C#
3 64 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
4 49 (46.23%) ASP.NET
5 46 (43.40%) SQL
6 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
6 35 (33.02%) .NET Framework
6 35 (33.02%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (27.36%) Scrum
7 29 (27.36%) MVC
8 25 (23.58%) HTML
8 25 (23.58%) CSS
8 25 (23.58%) Web Services
9 24 (22.64%) TDD
10 22 (20.75%) Entity Framework
11 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (18.87%) Finance
13 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET Web API
14 18 (16.98%) AngularJS
15 17 (16.04%) TeamCity
16 16 (15.09%) jQuery
16 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (15.09%) Relational Database
16 16 (15.09%) Microservices
17 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
17 15 (14.15%) Visual Studio
18 14 (13.21%) SaaS
19 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
19 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
19 13 (12.26%) SDLC

Lead .NET 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 (4.72%) CMS
1 5 (4.72%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (4.72%) Umbraco
2 4 (3.77%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.83%) FileNet
4 2 (1.89%) Confluence
4 2 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.89%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.94%) IIS
5 1 (0.94%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 35 (33.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (13.21%) SaaS
3 13 (12.26%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (7.55%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (5.66%) GitHub
6 5 (4.72%) Serverless
7 4 (3.77%) Trello
8 3 (2.83%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (1.89%) Azure Functions
10 1 (0.94%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.94%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (33.02%) SQL Server
2 16 (15.09%) Relational Database
3 11 (10.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (8.49%) Redis
5 7 (6.60%) DB2
5 7 (6.60%) NoSQL
5 7 (6.60%) RDBMS
6 5 (4.72%) MongoDB
7 4 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.83%) Cosmos DB
9 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.94%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.94%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.94%) MySQL
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 17 (16.04%) TeamCity
2 15 (14.15%) Visual Studio
3 11 (10.38%) Octopus Deploy
4 10 (9.43%) Git (software)
5 9 (8.49%) Visual Studio Team System
6 8 (7.55%) JIRA
6 8 (7.55%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (4.72%) NUnit
7 5 (4.72%) Selenium
8 4 (3.77%) MSTest
9 3 (2.83%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.89%) Bitbucket
10 2 (1.89%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.94%) AppVeyor
11 1 (0.94%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.94%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.94%) ReSharper
General
1 20 (18.87%) Finance
2 10 (9.43%) Banking
3 6 (5.66%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (4.72%) Music Industry
5 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
6 3 (2.83%) Financial Institution
6 3 (2.83%) Front Office
7 1 (0.94%) Automotive
7 1 (0.94%) Back Office
7 1 (0.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (46.23%) ASP.NET
3 35 (33.02%) .NET Framework
4 25 (23.58%) CSS
4 25 (23.58%) HTML
4 25 (23.58%) Web Services
5 22 (20.75%) Entity Framework
6 21 (19.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 19 (17.92%) ASP.NET Web API
8 18 (16.98%) AngularJS
9 16 (15.09%) jQuery
10 12 (11.32%) .NET Core
11 10 (9.43%) CSS3
12 7 (6.60%) REST
12 7 (6.60%) WCF
13 6 (5.66%) Sass
14 5 (4.72%) Ajax
14 5 (4.72%) Angular 2
14 5 (4.72%) WPF
15 4 (3.77%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.72%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.83%) Derivative
2 3 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.89%) Fintech
3 2 (1.89%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.94%) FMCG
4 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.94%) iPad
4 1 (0.94%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.94%) NHS
4 1 (0.94%) User Experience
4 1 (0.94%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.77%) Android
1 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
2 2 (1.89%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (60.38%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (27.36%) MVC
2 29 (27.36%) Scrum
3 24 (22.64%) TDD
4 16 (15.09%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (15.09%) Microservices
5 13 (12.26%) Mentoring
5 13 (12.26%) SDLC
6 12 (11.32%) BDD
6 12 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 11 (10.38%) SOA
8 10 (9.43%) SOLID
9 8 (7.55%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (7.55%) Project Management
10 7 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
10 7 (6.60%) OO
11 6 (5.66%) Continuous Deployment
11 6 (5.66%) CQRS
11 6 (5.66%) Domain-Driven Design
11 6 (5.66%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 89 (83.96%) C#
2 46 (43.40%) SQL
3 15 (14.15%) JavaScript
4 8 (7.55%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.60%) PowerShell
6 4 (3.77%) Java
7 3 (2.83%) Python
7 3 (2.83%) TypeScript
8 2 (1.89%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.89%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (4.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.94%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.94%) QA
1 1 (0.94%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (9.43%) Docker
2 1 (0.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (2.83%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (12.26%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.60%) Teradata
3 5 (4.72%) Sitecore
4 4 (3.77%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.94%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.94%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.94%) Oracle
5 1 (0.94%) Reuters
5 1 (0.94%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.94%) Splunk