The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Application Developer
Rank 554 547 573
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +26
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Applications Developer 18 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.037% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.040% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 14
Average daily rate
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£253 £263 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.80% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £605 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £220 £250 £300
% change year-on-year
-12.00% -16.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
49052 47059 53535
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.41% 92.53% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 29837 27513 29708
Average daily rate £399 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1952 2140 2686
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%

.NET Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Applications Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

.NET Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

.NET Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

.NET Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Applications Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Applications Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 July 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -9 17 £253 -3.80% 8
London +18 8 £300 -53.84% 1
South East -8 3 £285 -10.79% 2
Hampshire -8 2 £285 +0.08%
Yorkshire -3 1 - - 2
Scotland - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
Oxfordshire - 1 £220 -
Staffordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - - 1
Middlesex - - - -
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - - 1
Basingstoke - - - -
Birmingham - - - -
Bournemouth - - - -
Brighton - - - - 1
Coventry - - - - 1
Edinburgh - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Horsham - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - -
Manchester - - - -

.NET Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Applications Developer in their job title.

1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (87.10%) C#
3 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET
4 19 (61.29%) HTML
4 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
5 18 (58.06%) MVC
6 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
6 17 (54.84%) CSS
7 15 (48.39%) jQuery
8 12 (38.71%) TDD
9 10 (32.26%) Ajax
9 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (32.26%) XML
10 8 (25.81%) Fluent NHibernate
10 8 (25.81%) Razor View Engine
10 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
10 8 (25.81%) NUnit
11 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (22.58%) XSLT
11 7 (22.58%) Web Services
12 6 (19.35%) SQL
13 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
13 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
13 5 (16.13%) WCF
14 4 (12.90%) LINQ
14 4 (12.90%) Java
14 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
14 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
14 4 (12.90%) Windows
14 4 (12.90%) Microsoft

.NET Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) CMS
1 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Photoshop
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.23%) LAN
1 1 (3.23%) WAN
1 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (54.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) NUnit
2 4 (12.90%) Visual Studio
3 2 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.23%) Rational Rose
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 2 (6.45%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (77.42%) ASP.NET
3 19 (61.29%) HTML
4 17 (54.84%) CSS
5 15 (48.39%) jQuery
6 10 (32.26%) Ajax
6 10 (32.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 10 (32.26%) XML
7 8 (25.81%) Fluent NHibernate
7 8 (25.81%) Razor View Engine
7 8 (25.81%) KnockoutJS
8 7 (22.58%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (22.58%) XSLT
8 7 (22.58%) Web Services
9 5 (16.13%) .NET Framework
9 5 (16.13%) WCF
10 4 (12.90%) LINQ
11 3 (9.68%) HTML5
11 3 (9.68%) CSS3
12 2 (6.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Mobile App
2 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) N-Tier
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (58.06%) MVC
2 12 (38.71%) TDD
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.68%) Project Management
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Web Application Development
5 2 (6.45%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (6.45%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) OO
6 1 (3.23%) OOD
6 1 (3.23%) Migration
6 1 (3.23%) Workflow
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) OOP
6 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2
6 1 (3.23%) Technical Architecture
6 1 (3.23%) Load Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (87.10%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) JavaScript
3 6 (19.35%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) Java
4 4 (12.90%) VB.NET
5 3 (9.68%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) RPG
7 1 (3.23%) XPath
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) Sybase
3 1 (3.23%) Telerik
3 1 (3.23%) Capita