Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Lead .NET Developer was £519 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 791 832 857
Rank change year-on-year +41 +25 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Lead .NET Developer 118 63 33
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.11% 0.061% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.064% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 42 22
UK median daily rate £519 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +29.69% - -11.11%
10th Percentile £403 £325 £342
90th Percentile £663 £599 £534
UK excluding London median daily rate £475 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +22.58% -3.13% -10.11%
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 99,844 98,017 97,325
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.74% 94.93% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 66,066 64,939 63,502
UK median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +4.94%
10th Percentile £270 £258 £250
90th Percentile £638 £625 £600
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3,088 2,875 3,289
UK median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +3.89% -
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.75 £10.50
90th Percentile £48.75 £47.83 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.74 £17.50
% change year-on-year -1.35% +1.37% -

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 11 December 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 14 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 11 December 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 +45 112 £525 +31.25% 63
London +63 64 £538 -0.56% 23
UK excluding London -8 53 £475 +22.58% 43
South East +3 19 £488 -12.95% 6
Midlands 0 11 £525 +2.44% 9
North of England -18 11 £425 +11.84% 19
Yorkshire -14 8 £400 +6.67% 5
West Midlands -15 7 £525 +2.44% 7
South West -33 7 £455 +11.66% 6
Wales -18 4 £425 +51.79%
East Midlands - 4 £450 - 2
North West -22 2 £429 -0.58% 9
North East - 1 £450 - 5
Northern Ireland - 1 - -

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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.

1 118 (100.00%) .NET
2 104 (88.14%) C#
3 65 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
4 55 (46.61%) ASP.NET
5 48 (40.68%) TDD
6 47 (39.83%) Microsoft Azure
7 43 (36.44%) MVC
8 38 (32.20%) .NET Framework
9 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
9 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
10 33 (27.97%) SQL
10 33 (27.97%) BDD
10 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET Web API
11 32 (27.12%) Scrum
12 30 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (24.58%) HTML
14 27 (22.88%) CSS
14 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
14 27 (22.88%) Microservices
15 25 (21.19%) AngularJS
16 23 (19.49%) Microsoft
17 20 (16.95%) Web Services
18 19 (16.10%) Finance
18 19 (16.10%) Greenfield Project
19 18 (15.25%) .NET Core
20 17 (14.41%) SOLID
21 16 (13.56%) Entity Framework
22 14 (11.86%) SaaS
22 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
23 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering

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 (4.24%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (2.54%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (2.54%) Confluence
2 3 (2.54%) FileNet
3 2 (1.69%) CMS
3 2 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (1.69%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.85%) EPiServer
4 1 (0.85%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 47 (39.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (11.86%) SaaS
3 12 (10.17%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (5.93%) GitHub
5 6 (5.08%) Serverless
6 4 (3.39%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (1.69%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.69%) Azure Data Factory
7 2 (1.69%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon SQS
8 1 (0.85%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.85%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (30.51%) SQL Server
2 7 (5.93%) Cosmos DB
3 6 (5.08%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.39%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.39%) RDBMS
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.54%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (1.69%) Redis
6 2 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.85%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.85%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 14 (11.86%) Git (software)
2 13 (11.02%) Octopus Deploy
2 13 (11.02%) TeamCity
3 9 (7.63%) Visual Studio Team System
4 8 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.93%) JIRA
5 7 (5.93%) Selenium
6 6 (5.08%) NUnit
7 4 (3.39%) Bitbucket
7 4 (3.39%) MSTest
8 2 (1.69%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.69%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.85%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.85%) SonarQube
General
1 19 (16.10%) Finance
2 11 (9.32%) Banking
3 6 (5.08%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.69%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.69%) Front Office
5 1 (0.85%) Back Office
5 1 (0.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 118 (100.00%) .NET
2 55 (46.61%) ASP.NET
3 38 (32.20%) .NET Framework
4 33 (27.97%) ASP.NET Web API
5 29 (24.58%) HTML
6 27 (22.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 27 (22.88%) CSS
7 25 (21.19%) AngularJS
8 20 (16.95%) Web Services
9 18 (15.25%) .NET Core
10 16 (13.56%) Entity Framework
11 11 (9.32%) RESTful
12 10 (8.47%) CSS3
12 10 (8.47%) jQuery
13 9 (7.63%) REST
14 8 (6.78%) HTML5
14 8 (6.78%) React
15 7 (5.93%) Aurelia
15 7 (5.93%) WCF
16 6 (5.08%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (16.10%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (5.08%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.69%) iPad
3 2 (1.69%) Online Banking
4 1 (0.85%) Derivative
4 1 (0.85%) Fintech
4 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
4 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.85%) NHS
4 1 (0.85%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.39%) Android
1 4 (3.39%) Apple iOS
2 3 (2.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (55.08%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (40.68%) TDD
3 43 (36.44%) MVC
4 33 (27.97%) BDD
5 32 (27.12%) Scrum
6 30 (25.42%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (22.88%) Microservices
8 17 (14.41%) SOLID
9 13 (11.02%) Software Engineering
10 12 (10.17%) Mentoring
11 11 (9.32%) SOA
12 9 (7.63%) Kanban
12 9 (7.63%) SDLC
12 9 (7.63%) Test Automation
13 8 (6.78%) Technical Leadership
14 7 (5.93%) API Design
14 7 (5.93%) E-Commerce
14 7 (5.93%) OO
14 7 (5.93%) Unit Testing
15 6 (5.08%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 104 (88.14%) C#
2 36 (30.51%) JavaScript
3 33 (27.97%) SQL
4 6 (5.08%) PowerShell
4 6 (5.08%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.24%) TypeScript
6 3 (2.54%) Java
7 2 (1.69%) ES6
7 2 (1.69%) Python
7 2 (1.69%) XAML
8 1 (0.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (0.85%) DBS Check
1 1 (0.85%) Degree
1 1 (0.85%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.69%) QA
1 2 (1.69%) TickIT
2 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 6 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
2 4 (3.39%) Xamarin
3 3 (2.54%) Sitecore
4 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.85%) Bloomberg
5 1 (0.85%) Reuters
5 1 (0.85%) Splunk