Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Senior .NET Developer
UK
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 580 610 610
Rank change year-on-year +30 0 -71
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 323 283 302
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.27% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.28% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 259 225 228
UK median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% -5.88%
10th Percentile £336 £313 £309
90th Percentile £588 £556 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £390 £365
% change year-on-year -3.85% +6.85% -2.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
UK median hourly rate - £27.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.91% -10.67%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £27.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year - -17.91% -10.67%

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 96790 100139 109026
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.81% 94.77% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 63814 65329 69364
UK median daily rate £448 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.29% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £392 £375
% change year-on-year +1.98% +4.60% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2894 3317 4130
UK median hourly rate £18.70 £18.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.89% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.25 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.74 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +1.37% - +8.29%

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior .NET Developer in the UK

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

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

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

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

Senior .NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

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

Senior .NET Developer
Top 16 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 18 November 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 +74 303 £450 +5.88% 89
London +57 177 £475 +5.56% 16
UK excluding London +10 143 £375 -3.85% 78
South East +16 39 £400 -0.12% 11
North of England +64 34 £350 -9.97% 35
Midlands +9 27 £380 +4.83% 13
Yorkshire - 24 £340 - 21
East Midlands +8 18 £385 +6.21% 7
East of England -17 17 £363 -9.38% 7
Scotland +4 12 £375 +8.70% 2
West Midlands +17 9 £350 -12.50% 6
South West +4 9 £475 +4.68% 7
North West +10 8 £375 -3.23% 13
Wales +11 3 £395 +31.67% 3
North East +60 2 £325 -12.04% 1
Northern Ireland -47 2 £388 -5.49%

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

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Senior .NET 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 Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 323 (100.00%) .NET
2 292 (90.40%) C#
3 194 (60.06%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (58.51%) MVC
5 181 (56.04%) ASP.NET
6 175 (54.18%) SQL Server
7 158 (48.92%) TDD
8 127 (39.32%) JavaScript
9 124 (38.39%) SQL
10 121 (37.46%) AngularJS
11 115 (35.60%) HTML
12 106 (32.82%) ASP.NET MVC
13 98 (30.34%) ASP.NET Web API
14 92 (28.48%) CSS
15 89 (27.55%) .NET Framework
16 86 (26.63%) Finance
17 85 (26.32%) Microsoft
18 81 (25.08%) Microsoft Azure
19 76 (23.53%) Scrum
20 64 (19.81%) BDD
21 60 (18.58%) Unit Testing
22 55 (17.03%) jQuery
23 51 (15.79%) T-SQL
24 50 (15.48%) Microservices
25 48 (14.86%) WCF
26 46 (14.24%) Banking
26 46 (14.24%) Entity Framework
26 46 (14.24%) RESTful
27 45 (13.93%) HTML5
28 44 (13.62%) Amazon AWS

Senior .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 22 (6.81%) Elasticsearch
2 12 (3.72%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.48%) NServiceBus
4 5 (1.55%) CMS
4 5 (1.55%) IIS
5 4 (1.24%) Confluence
6 3 (0.93%) ColdFusion
6 3 (0.93%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.31%) FileNet
8 1 (0.31%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.31%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.31%) PegaRULES
8 1 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.31%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
1 3 (0.93%) Endur
1 3 (0.93%) SunGard GMI
Cloud Services
1 81 (25.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (13.62%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (4.95%) GitHub
4 5 (1.55%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.93%) AWS Lambda
5 3 (0.93%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.93%) Office 365
5 3 (0.93%) Serverless
6 2 (0.62%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.31%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (0.31%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.31%) IaaS
7 1 (0.31%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.79%) SMTP
2 6 (1.86%) Internet
3 2 (0.62%) Ethernet
3 2 (0.62%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (54.18%) SQL Server
2 34 (10.53%) NoSQL
3 32 (9.91%) SQL Server 2012
4 26 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 25 (7.74%) Relational Database
6 22 (6.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 17 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 15 (4.64%) MongoDB
8 15 (4.64%) SQL Server 2016
9 9 (2.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (2.17%) Redis
11 6 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (1.86%) MySQL
11 6 (1.86%) RavenDB
12 5 (1.55%) Power BI
13 4 (1.24%) Hadoop
13 4 (1.24%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (1.24%) SQL Server 2014
14 3 (0.93%) MS Access
14 3 (0.93%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 42 (13.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 36 (11.15%) NUnit
3 34 (10.53%) Git (software)
4 28 (8.67%) Visual Studio
5 24 (7.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 23 (7.12%) TeamCity
7 17 (5.26%) MSTest
7 17 (5.26%) Subversion
8 14 (4.33%) JIRA
9 11 (3.41%) Moq
10 10 (3.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 9 (2.79%) Jasmine
11 9 (2.79%) SpecFlow
12 8 (2.48%) MSBuild
12 8 (2.48%) Selenium
13 7 (2.17%) NuGet
14 4 (1.24%) Hudson
14 4 (1.24%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.93%) Cucumber
15 3 (0.93%) Firebug
General
1 86 (26.63%) Finance
2 46 (14.24%) Banking
3 18 (5.57%) Front Office
3 18 (5.57%) Retail
4 7 (2.17%) Back Office
5 5 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.93%) Advertising
6 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
6 3 (0.93%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.62%) Automotive
8 1 (0.31%) Law
8 1 (0.31%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 323 (100.00%) .NET
2 181 (56.04%) ASP.NET
3 121 (37.46%) AngularJS
4 115 (35.60%) HTML
5 106 (32.82%) ASP.NET MVC
6 98 (30.34%) ASP.NET Web API
7 92 (28.48%) CSS
8 89 (27.55%) .NET Framework
9 55 (17.03%) jQuery
10 48 (14.86%) WCF
11 46 (14.24%) Entity Framework
11 46 (14.24%) RESTful
12 45 (13.93%) HTML5
13 36 (11.15%) .NET Core
14 35 (10.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 34 (10.53%) WPF
16 31 (9.60%) React
17 30 (9.29%) Node.js
18 26 (8.05%) Web Services
19 24 (7.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 24 (7.43%) Greenfield Project
2 17 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 16 (4.95%) Blog
3 16 (4.95%) Public Cloud
4 10 (3.10%) Fixed Income
5 9 (2.79%) Credit Risk
5 9 (2.79%) Market Risk
6 8 (2.48%) Mobile App
6 8 (2.48%) N-Tier
7 7 (2.17%) Computer Science
7 7 (2.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 7 (2.17%) User Experience
8 6 (1.86%) Analytical Skills
9 4 (1.24%) Algorithms
9 4 (1.24%) Derivative
10 3 (0.93%) Client/Server
10 3 (0.93%) Equities
10 3 (0.93%) Fintech
10 3 (0.93%) Online Banking
11 2 (0.62%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 38 (11.76%) Windows
2 2 (0.62%) Linux
2 2 (0.62%) Unix
3 1 (0.31%) Android
3 1 (0.31%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.31%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (60.06%) Agile Software Development
2 189 (58.51%) MVC
3 158 (48.92%) TDD
4 76 (23.53%) Scrum
5 64 (19.81%) BDD
6 60 (18.58%) Unit Testing
7 50 (15.48%) Microservices
8 42 (13.00%) E-Commerce
9 39 (12.07%) SDLC
10 36 (11.15%) Continuous Integration
11 34 (10.53%) CQRS
12 32 (9.91%) Software Engineering
13 30 (9.29%) SOLID
14 28 (8.67%) DevOps
14 28 (8.67%) MVVM
14 28 (8.67%) SOA
15 27 (8.36%) Web Development
16 26 (8.05%) OO
17 25 (7.74%) Test Automation
18 22 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 292 (90.40%) C#
2 127 (39.32%) JavaScript
3 124 (38.39%) SQL
4 51 (15.79%) T-SQL
5 24 (7.43%) TypeScript
6 13 (4.02%) Java
7 12 (3.72%) Python
8 10 (3.10%) Ruby
9 8 (2.48%) PowerShell
10 7 (2.17%) VB.NET
11 5 (1.55%) VBA
12 4 (1.24%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.24%) Objective-C
12 4 (1.24%) Scala
13 3 (0.93%) ECMAScript
13 3 (0.93%) ES6
13 3 (0.93%) PHP
13 3 (0.93%) VB
14 1 (0.31%) C
14 1 (0.31%) C++
Qualifications
1 18 (5.57%) Degree
2 7 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.31%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.31%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.41%) QA
2 5 (1.55%) MiFID
3 1 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 7 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (2.48%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.24%) Ansible
2 4 (1.24%) Puppet
3 2 (0.62%) Terraform
4 1 (0.31%) CA Service Virtualization
4 1 (0.31%) Kibana
4 1 (0.31%) logstash
Vendors
1 85 (26.32%) Microsoft
2 18 (5.57%) Oracle
3 5 (1.55%) Google
4 4 (1.24%) DevExpress
5 3 (0.93%) CQG
5 3 (0.93%) Fidessa
5 3 (0.93%) FIS
5 3 (0.93%) OpenLink
5 3 (0.93%) Sitecore
5 3 (0.93%) SunGard
6 2 (0.62%) Charles River
6 2 (0.62%) Cognos
7 1 (0.31%) CA
7 1 (0.31%) Lotus
7 1 (0.31%) SAP
7 1 (0.31%) Solace
7 1 (0.31%) Sophis
7 1 (0.31%) Syncfusion
7 1 (0.31%) Tableau
7 1 (0.31%) TIBCO