The median contractor rate for a Senior .NET Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior .NET Developer
UK
Rank 444 476 476
Rank change year-on-year +32 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 142 155 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.32% 0.29% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.31% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 111 113 116
Median daily rate £425 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.76%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £650 £512 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £375 £375
% change year-on-year -3.33% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 - -

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 42134 50253 49507
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 94.85% 95.17% 94.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 27277 32490 29886
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 £591 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1476 1587 1956
Median hourly rate £18.00 £18.70 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.74% +6.85%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.25 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £48.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 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 +44 139 £425 +6.25% 125
London +18 64 £475 +11.76% 34
South East +14 28 £350 +4.47% 25
City of London +8 17 £475 +5.55% 12
West Midlands +32 16 £400 - 4
Surrey +21 11 £425 -2.85% 6
Birmingham - 9 £400 - 1
North West +36 8 £363 -15.20% 22
Yorkshire +15 6 £300 -36.84% 15
East Midlands -6 6 - - 6
East of England -17 6 £363 -27.50% 10
Nottingham - 6 - - 2
Nottinghamshire - 6 - - 2
Berkshire +24 5 £325 -23.52% 6
West Yorkshire +23 5 £300 -36.84% 11
Manchester +14 5 £363 -15.20% 15
Leeds +12 5 £300 -36.84% 7
Reigate - 5 £458 - 2
East Sussex +10 4 £350 -17.64%
Luton +10 4 £388 +34.78% 1
Bristol +1 4 £469 +25.00% 4
Bedfordshire +1 4 £388 -8.82% 1
South West -4 4 £469 +25.00% 8
Coventry - 4 £515 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £360 - 4
Derbyshire -4 3 - - 1
Maidenhead - 3 £325 -
Derby - 3 - - 1
Leatherhead - 3 £330 -
Hastings - 3 £350 -

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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.

1 289 (100.00%) .NET
2 254 (87.89%) C#
3 160 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
4 158 (54.67%) MVC
5 155 (53.63%) ASP.NET
6 147 (50.87%) SQL Server
7 134 (46.37%) JavaScript
8 105 (36.33%) .NET Framework
8 105 (36.33%) AngularJS
9 100 (34.60%) TDD
10 96 (33.22%) SQL
11 89 (30.80%) HTML
12 77 (26.64%) Entity Framework
13 76 (26.30%) ASP.NET MVC
14 73 (25.26%) CSS
15 63 (21.80%) jQuery
16 60 (20.76%) Scrum
16 60 (20.76%) Microsoft Azure
17 58 (20.07%) Microsoft
18 53 (18.34%) ASP.NET Web API
19 52 (17.99%) Finance
20 45 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
21 44 (15.22%) WCF
22 40 (13.84%) Web Services
23 39 (13.49%) T-SQL
23 39 (13.49%) E-Commerce
24 35 (12.11%) SOLID
25 34 (11.76%) OO
26 28 (9.69%) XML
26 28 (9.69%) Windows

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (3.81%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.11%) NServiceBus
3 8 (2.77%) CMS
4 7 (2.42%) IIS
5 6 (2.08%) Umbraco
6 5 (1.73%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (1.73%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.04%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.04%) EPiServer
7 3 (1.04%) SAS
7 3 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.69%) Apache
8 2 (0.69%) Apache Spark
8 2 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.35%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.35%) Confluence
9 1 (0.35%) FileNet
9 1 (0.35%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 24 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.38%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.35%) Eloqua
Cloud Services
1 60 (20.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (9.00%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.42%) SaaS
4 6 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
5 4 (1.38%) GitHub
6 2 (0.69%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.69%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.69%) PaaS
7 1 (0.35%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) Intranet
1 2 (0.69%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.35%) Extranet
2 1 (0.35%) Firewall
2 1 (0.35%) Skype
2 1 (0.35%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 147 (50.87%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 17 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 17 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 15 (5.19%) Relational Database
5 14 (4.84%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 13 (4.50%) MySQL
6 13 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 12 (4.15%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (3.81%) MongoDB
9 10 (3.46%) Big Data
10 6 (2.08%) Azure SQL Database
11 5 (1.73%) Hadoop
11 5 (1.73%) Power BI
12 4 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.38%) SQL Server 2005
13 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 27 (9.34%) Visual Studio
2 25 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (7.27%) TeamCity
4 20 (6.92%) NUnit
5 10 (3.46%) MSTest
6 9 (3.11%) Git (software)
7 8 (2.77%) MSBuild
7 8 (2.77%) Octopus Deploy
7 8 (2.77%) Subversion
8 5 (1.73%) CruiseControl
8 5 (1.73%) Moq
8 5 (1.73%) SpecFlow
9 4 (1.38%) Hudson
9 4 (1.38%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.38%) JIRA
9 4 (1.38%) JSUnit
9 4 (1.38%) NuGet
9 4 (1.38%) Visual Studio Tools for Office
9 4 (1.38%) WiX
10 3 (1.04%) ReSharper
General
1 52 (17.99%) Finance
2 19 (6.57%) Banking
3 7 (2.42%) Publishing
3 7 (2.42%) Retail
4 4 (1.38%) Investment Banking
5 3 (1.04%) Back Office
6 2 (0.69%) Advertising
6 2 (0.69%) Games
6 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.35%) Automotive
7 1 (0.35%) Dutch Language
7 1 (0.35%) French Language
7 1 (0.35%) Front Office
7 1 (0.35%) Marketing
7 1 (0.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 289 (100.00%) .NET
2 155 (53.63%) ASP.NET
3 105 (36.33%) .NET Framework
3 105 (36.33%) AngularJS
4 89 (30.80%) HTML
5 77 (26.64%) Entity Framework
6 76 (26.30%) ASP.NET MVC
7 73 (25.26%) CSS
8 63 (21.80%) jQuery
9 53 (18.34%) ASP.NET Web API
10 44 (15.22%) WCF
11 40 (13.84%) Web Services
12 28 (9.69%) XML
13 23 (7.96%) HTML5
14 21 (7.27%) NHibernate
14 21 (7.27%) REST
14 21 (7.27%) WPF
15 16 (5.54%) RESTful
16 15 (5.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 13 (4.50%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.61%) Mobile App
2 17 (5.88%) User Experience
3 15 (5.19%) Fixed Income
4 11 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (3.81%) Computer Science
5 6 (2.08%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.73%) Fintech
7 4 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.38%) N-Tier
8 3 (1.04%) Blog
8 3 (1.04%) Credit Risk
8 3 (1.04%) Market Risk
8 3 (1.04%) NHS
9 2 (0.69%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.69%) Derivative
9 2 (0.69%) Equities
9 2 (0.69%) Public Cloud
10 1 (0.35%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.35%) iPad
10 1 (0.35%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 28 (9.69%) Windows
2 2 (0.69%) Windows Server
3 1 (0.35%) Android
3 1 (0.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.35%) Linux
3 1 (0.35%) VMS
3 1 (0.35%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.35%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 160 (55.36%) Agile Software Development
2 158 (54.67%) MVC
3 100 (34.60%) TDD
4 60 (20.76%) Scrum
5 45 (15.57%) Continuous Integration
6 39 (13.49%) E-Commerce
7 35 (12.11%) SOLID
8 34 (11.76%) OO
9 27 (9.34%) BDD
9 27 (9.34%) Unit Testing
10 25 (8.65%) Front End Development
11 24 (8.30%) DevOps
12 23 (7.96%) SDLC
13 19 (6.57%) Microservices
14 17 (5.88%) High Availability
14 17 (5.88%) SOA
14 17 (5.88%) Web Development
15 16 (5.54%) Software Engineering
16 13 (4.50%) Dependency Injection
16 13 (4.50%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 254 (87.89%) C#
2 134 (46.37%) JavaScript
3 96 (33.22%) SQL
4 39 (13.49%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.84%) PowerShell
6 13 (4.50%) TypeScript
7 12 (4.15%) Python
8 11 (3.81%) Java
8 11 (3.81%) VB.NET
9 8 (2.77%) ES6
10 6 (2.08%) Scala
11 5 (1.73%) Ruby
12 4 (1.38%) C++
13 3 (1.04%) Apex Code
13 3 (1.04%) C
13 3 (1.04%) Perl
13 3 (1.04%) VBA
14 2 (0.69%) PHP
14 2 (0.69%) R
14 2 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (5.88%) Degree
2 6 (2.08%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.35%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.73%) QA
2 1 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.35%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.35%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (3.11%) Docker
2 2 (0.69%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.35%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 4 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.04%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 1 (0.35%) Control-M
3 1 (0.35%) Puppet
Vendors
1 58 (20.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (6.23%) Oracle
3 16 (5.54%) Xamarin
4 5 (1.73%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.38%) Apigee
5 4 (1.38%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.38%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.04%) SAP
6 3 (1.04%) Sophos
6 3 (1.04%) Telerik
7 2 (0.69%) Bloomberg
7 2 (0.69%) Solace
8 1 (0.35%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.35%) Cognos
8 1 (0.35%) DevExpress
8 1 (0.35%) Google
8 1 (0.35%) IBM
8 1 (0.35%) Lotus
8 1 (0.35%) Reuters
8 1 (0.35%) VMware
City of London
Lawrence Harvey
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £400 - £450 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
North West England
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: Yesterday
London
Salt
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Hanover Recruitment
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £600 per day
Posted: 6 days ago