The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 23 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.

Senior .NET Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 463 527 496
Rank change year-on-year +64 -31  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 140 116 143
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.30% 0.22% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 0.23% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 97 97
Median daily rate £425 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £385 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +2.66% +8.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £45.00 -

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 44357 51050 53273
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.75% 94.87% 94.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 28704 33277 33414
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 £248
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1368 1510 2064
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 £16.14
% change year-on-year +0.28% +8.11%  

Senior .NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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 3 months to 23 June 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 30 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 3 months to 23 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 +46 126 £425 - 111
London +27 72 £450 +5.88% 34
Yorkshire +42 18 £325 -27.77% 9
City of London +9 15 £475 +8.57% 12
West Yorkshire +32 12 £325 -27.77% 6
South East -1 12 £419 +4.68% 21
Scotland +48 10 £380 +1.33% 1
Edinburgh +25 10 £380 +1.33% 1
Leeds +22 10 £325 - 4
South West +14 10 £500 +14.94% 7
Bristol - 8 £500 - 1
East Yorkshire - 5 £365 - 1
Hull - 5 £365 - 1
North West +14 4 - - 9
Manchester +11 4 - - 8
Surrey +8 4 £475 +18.75% 2
West Midlands +8 4 £275 -30.37% 8
East Midlands -2 4 - - 9
Nottinghamshire -4 4 - - 5
West Sussex - 4 £425 - 2
Nottingham +6 3 - - 4
East Grinstead - 3 £425 -
Cardiff - 3 £346 -
South Wales - 3 £346 -
Wales - 3 £346 - 1
North East +67 2 £388 +26.01% 1
Birmingham +12 2 - - 1
Hampshire +11 2 £431 +23.21% 10
Bradford +8 2 £320 -28.88% 2
Reigate - 2 £475 -

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

For the 6 months to 23 June 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.

1 282 (100.00%) .NET
2 250 (88.65%) C#
3 164 (58.16%) MVC
4 160 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
5 147 (52.13%) SQL Server
6 146 (51.77%) ASP.NET
7 127 (45.04%) JavaScript
8 113 (40.07%) SQL
9 107 (37.94%) AngularJS
10 105 (37.23%) TDD
11 91 (32.27%) HTML
12 89 (31.56%) .NET Framework
13 79 (28.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 79 (28.01%) ASP.NET Web API
14 75 (26.60%) CSS
15 72 (25.53%) Entity Framework
16 67 (23.76%) Scrum
17 61 (21.63%) Microsoft Azure
18 60 (21.28%) Finance
19 52 (18.44%) jQuery
19 52 (18.44%) Microsoft
20 49 (17.38%) T-SQL
21 43 (15.25%) Unit Testing
22 42 (14.89%) E-Commerce
23 41 (14.54%) WCF
24 40 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
25 34 (12.06%) DevOps
26 33 (11.70%) REST
26 33 (11.70%) BDD
26 33 (11.70%) SDLC

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 17 (6.03%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (3.90%) CMS
3 9 (3.19%) NServiceBus
3 9 (3.19%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.84%) IIS
5 6 (2.13%) Umbraco
6 4 (1.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.06%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.71%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.71%) Confluence
8 2 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.35%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.35%) Captiva
9 1 (0.35%) Drupal
9 1 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.35%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 61 (21.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (9.57%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (3.19%) Amazon EC2
3 9 (3.19%) GitHub
4 6 (2.13%) SaaS
5 4 (1.42%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.06%) IaaS
6 3 (1.06%) PaaS
7 2 (0.71%) Amazon Kinesis
7 2 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.35%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.06%) HTTP
1 3 (1.06%) Internet
2 2 (0.71%) Ethernet
2 2 (0.71%) IP Telephony
2 2 (0.71%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.35%) Firewall
3 1 (0.35%) Skype
3 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (52.13%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.45%) Relational Database
2 21 (7.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (7.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (6.38%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.26%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 11 (3.90%) Redis
6 11 (3.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.55%) Hadoop
8 8 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (2.48%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.13%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.77%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.06%) HPCC
12 3 (1.06%) MySQL
12 3 (1.06%) Neo4j
12 3 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.71%) Aerospike
13 2 (0.71%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.71%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 30 (10.64%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.87%) TeamCity
3 23 (8.16%) Git (software)
4 22 (7.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.03%) NUnit
6 14 (4.96%) Octopus Deploy
7 10 (3.55%) MSTest
8 9 (3.19%) SpecFlow
9 8 (2.84%) Moq
10 6 (2.13%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.77%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.77%) ReSharper
11 5 (1.77%) Selenium
12 4 (1.42%) JIRA
12 4 (1.42%) JSUnit
12 4 (1.42%) NuGet
12 4 (1.42%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (1.42%) Subversion
13 3 (1.06%) NDepend
13 3 (1.06%) WiX
General
1 60 (21.28%) Finance
2 29 (10.28%) Banking
3 7 (2.48%) Marketing
4 5 (1.77%) Front Office
5 4 (1.42%) Advertising
5 4 (1.42%) Automotive
5 4 (1.42%) Publishing
6 3 (1.06%) Back Office
6 3 (1.06%) Retail
7 2 (0.71%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.35%) Billing
8 1 (0.35%) Games
8 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 282 (100.00%) .NET
2 146 (51.77%) ASP.NET
3 107 (37.94%) AngularJS
4 91 (32.27%) HTML
5 89 (31.56%) .NET Framework
6 79 (28.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 79 (28.01%) ASP.NET Web API
7 75 (26.60%) CSS
8 72 (25.53%) Entity Framework
9 52 (18.44%) jQuery
10 41 (14.54%) WCF
11 33 (11.70%) REST
12 31 (10.99%) HTML5
13 27 (9.57%) Web Services
13 27 (9.57%) WPF
14 26 (9.22%) RESTful
15 24 (8.51%) NHibernate
16 22 (7.80%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (7.80%) XML
17 19 (6.74%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (8.51%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (4.96%) User Experience
3 13 (4.61%) Fixed Income
4 11 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.90%) Computer Science
5 10 (3.55%) Public Cloud
6 9 (3.19%) Blog
6 9 (3.19%) Client/Server
6 9 (3.19%) NHS
7 8 (2.84%) N-Tier
8 7 (2.48%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (1.77%) Derivative
9 5 (1.77%) Fintech
9 5 (1.77%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
10 2 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
10 2 (0.71%) Market Risk
10 2 (0.71%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.35%) Algorithms
11 1 (0.35%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (11.35%) Windows
2 2 (0.71%) Android
2 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.35%) VMS
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (58.16%) MVC
2 160 (56.74%) Agile Software Development
3 105 (37.23%) TDD
4 67 (23.76%) Scrum
5 43 (15.25%) Unit Testing
6 42 (14.89%) E-Commerce
7 40 (14.18%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (12.06%) DevOps
9 33 (11.70%) BDD
9 33 (11.70%) SDLC
10 28 (9.93%) Microservices
11 27 (9.57%) SOA
11 27 (9.57%) SOLID
12 25 (8.87%) OO
13 22 (7.80%) Front End Development
14 21 (7.45%) MVVM
15 20 (7.09%) Software Engineering
15 20 (7.09%) Web Development
16 19 (6.74%) Test Automation
17 17 (6.03%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 250 (88.65%) C#
2 127 (45.04%) JavaScript
3 113 (40.07%) SQL
4 49 (17.38%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.96%) TypeScript
6 11 (3.90%) ES6
7 10 (3.55%) PowerShell
7 10 (3.55%) VB.NET
8 8 (2.84%) Java
9 7 (2.48%) Ruby
9 7 (2.48%) Scala
10 6 (2.13%) C++
11 4 (1.42%) VB
12 3 (1.06%) C
12 3 (1.06%) ECMAScript
12 3 (1.06%) PL/SQL
12 3 (1.06%) Python
12 3 (1.06%) VB6
12 3 (1.06%) VBA
13 2 (0.71%) F#
Qualifications
1 12 (4.26%) Degree
2 7 (2.48%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.55%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (3.55%) Docker
2 2 (0.71%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 8 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 52 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 22 (7.80%) Oracle
3 6 (2.13%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.42%) Apigee
4 4 (1.42%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.06%) SAP
6 2 (0.71%) New Relic
6 2 (0.71%) Telerik
7 1 (0.35%) Avaya
7 1 (0.35%) Bloomberg
7 1 (0.35%) Blue Prism
7 1 (0.35%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.35%) EMC
7 1 (0.35%) Google
7 1 (0.35%) Kofax
7 1 (0.35%) Reuters
7 1 (0.35%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.35%) Solace
7 1 (0.35%) TIBCO
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Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
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