The table below looks at the statistics 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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Application Developer
Rank 588 565 559
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Applications Developer 18 14 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.027% 0.055%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.029% 0.060%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 20
Average daily rate
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£285 £263 £383
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -31.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £225 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £410 £453
UK excluding London average daily rate £255 £263 £383
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -31.46%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -13 18 £285 +8.57% 10
London +21 7 £300 - 2
South East -13 7 £285 -20.77% 3
Slough - 2 £375 -
Berkshire - 2 £375 -
City of London +17 1 £350 - 2
Surrey -4 1 £225 -43.75% 2
Hertfordshire - 1 £400 -
West Midlands - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £400 - 1
Middlesex - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -
Scotland - - - -
Merseyside - - - - 1
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 1
South Wales - - - - 1
South West - - - -
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Wales - - - - 1
West Yorkshire - - - - 1
Wiltshire - - - -
Worcestershire - - - -
Yorkshire - - - - 1
Cambridgeshire - - - - 1
Dorset - - - -
East Sussex - - - -
Solihull - - - -
St Albans - - - -
Swindon - - - -

.NET Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 31 (91.18%) C#
3 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
4 22 (64.71%) HTML
5 21 (61.76%) MVC
5 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
6 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
7 18 (52.94%) CSS
8 16 (47.06%) jQuery
9 13 (38.24%) TDD
10 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (29.41%) Ajax
11 10 (29.41%) Web Services
11 10 (29.41%) SQL
12 9 (26.47%) XML
12 9 (26.47%) WCF
13 8 (23.53%) Fluent NHibernate
13 8 (23.53%) NUnit
13 8 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
14 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
14 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
14 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
15 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
15 6 (17.65%) XSLT
15 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
16 5 (14.71%) Oracle
16 5 (14.71%) Windows
16 5 (14.71%) LINQ

.NET Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (11.76%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
2 1 (2.94%) Umbraco
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) LAN
1 1 (2.94%) WAN
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (55.88%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
3 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) NUnit
2 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) StyleCop
4 1 (2.94%) MSTest
4 1 (2.94%) Moq
4 1 (2.94%) Rational Rose
4 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
2 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (79.41%) ASP.NET
3 22 (64.71%) HTML
4 18 (52.94%) CSS
5 16 (47.06%) jQuery
6 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 10 (29.41%) Web Services
7 10 (29.41%) Ajax
8 9 (26.47%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) WCF
9 8 (23.53%) Fluent NHibernate
9 8 (23.53%) Razor View Engine
9 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
10 7 (20.59%) .NET Framework
10 7 (20.59%) ASP.NET MVC
11 6 (17.65%) XSLT
12 5 (14.71%) LINQ
13 4 (11.76%) WPF
13 4 (11.76%) Hibernate
14 3 (8.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Mobile App
2 3 (8.82%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.94%) W3C
4 1 (2.94%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (61.76%) MVC
2 13 (38.24%) TDD
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (14.71%) Web Application Development
5 4 (11.76%) Project Management
5 4 (11.76%) Scrum
5 4 (11.76%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) E-Commerce
6 3 (8.82%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.82%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.94%) MVVM
8 1 (2.94%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.94%) System Testing
8 1 (2.94%) Kanban
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 31 (91.18%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) JavaScript
3 10 (29.41%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.76%) Java
6 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 3 (8.82%) PHP
7 2 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 2 (5.88%) VBScript
8 1 (2.94%) VB
8 1 (2.94%) RPG
8 1 (2.94%) XPath
Qualifications
1 4 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Xamarin
4 1 (2.94%) Sybase
4 1 (2.94%) Telerik
4 1 (2.94%) Capita