The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 58 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1708 1471 1796
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.03% 3.08% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 3.33% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1108 942 1095
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 26 42
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.10 £21.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £93.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET 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 Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -5 1557 £330 -5.71% 833
London -12 517 £388 -3.12% 185
South East +7 311 £325 - 187
East of England +7 165 £325 +4.00% 67
North West +7 153 £334 +18.14% 104
City of London -8 138 £375 -9.63% 47
East Midlands -2 115 £290 -5.69% 37
Yorkshire -8 114 £300 +3.44% 93
Surrey +9 104 £375 +7.14% 44
West Midlands -12 99 £300 - 68
Manchester +8 86 £334 +21.36% 54
South West -28 80 £320 -1.53% 67
Cambridgeshire +20 78 £308 -12.14% 14
Scotland -6 77 £309 +14.35% 44
West Yorkshire -10 71 £300 +1.69% 61
Leeds -14 48 £300 +1.69% 40
Berkshire -26 43 £350 -6.66% 31
Leicestershire +3 41 £275 -8.33% 14
Oxfordshire +23 40 £325 - 32
Cheshire +1 34 £350 +16.66% 23
Glasgow +14 33 £300 -1.63% 19
Hampshire -4 32 £313 -10.71% 35
Birmingham -11 32 £300 - 26
Buckinghamshire -17 32 £270 -10.00% 13
Essex -6 31 £320 +21.32% 13
Nottinghamshire +1 30 £325 - 9
North Yorkshire +10 29 £300 +11.11% 22
Leicester +2 29 £281 -2.17% 8
Wales -1 27 £300 +4.34% 16
York +2 24 £300 +26.31% 14

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET 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 Developer in their job title.

1 3156 (100.00%) .NET
2 2644 (83.78%) C#
3 2067 (65.49%) ASP.NET
4 1758 (55.70%) SQL Server
5 1442 (45.69%) MVC
6 1223 (38.75%) JavaScript
7 1164 (36.88%) HTML
8 1099 (34.82%) SQL
9 967 (30.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 937 (29.69%) CSS
11 927 (29.37%) jQuery
12 711 (22.53%) WCF
13 693 (21.96%) TDD
14 669 (21.20%) .NET Framework
15 599 (18.98%) Microsoft
16 587 (18.60%) Visual Studio
17 576 (18.25%) SQL Server 2008
18 572 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
19 500 (15.84%) XML
20 483 (15.30%) VB.NET
21 480 (15.21%) Web Services
22 471 (14.92%) Scrum
23 447 (14.16%) Finance
24 373 (11.82%) HTML5
25 368 (11.66%) Ajax
26 364 (11.53%) Windows
27 360 (11.41%) WPF
28 333 (10.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 324 (10.27%) OO
30 315 (9.98%) T-SQL

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 239 (7.57%) CMS
2 194 (6.15%) SharePoint
3 150 (4.75%) IIS
4 121 (3.83%) Umbraco
5 77 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
6 54 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
7 41 (1.30%) Node.js
8 29 (0.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 27 (0.86%) Kentico
10 22 (0.70%) NServiceBus
11 20 (0.63%) DNN
12 19 (0.60%) SharePoint 2013
13 15 (0.48%) WordPress
14 14 (0.44%) Drupal
15 12 (0.38%) Joomla!
16 10 (0.32%) Sitefinity
17 9 (0.29%) Alfresco
18 8 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
19 7 (0.22%) WebSphere
20 6 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 138 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 62 (1.96%) MS Office
3 13 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.25%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.063%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.063%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 45 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.095%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.095%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.063%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.063%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.032%) Agresso
5 1 (0.032%) Summit
5 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.032%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (0.54%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (0.51%) SaaS
4 7 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.13%) Trello
7 2 (0.063%) GitHub
7 2 (0.063%) Office 365
8 1 (0.032%) MailChimp
8 1 (0.032%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (1.33%) Internet
2 41 (1.30%) Intranet
3 23 (0.73%) HTTP
4 15 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.32%) DNS
6 6 (0.19%) Network Security
7 5 (0.16%) SSL
7 5 (0.16%) FTP
7 5 (0.16%) CTI
8 4 (0.13%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.095%) Softphone
9 3 (0.095%) WEP
10 2 (0.063%) DSL
10 2 (0.063%) SMTP
10 2 (0.063%) HTTPS
11 1 (0.032%) SNMP
11 1 (0.032%) Broadband
11 1 (0.032%) GPRS
11 1 (0.032%) LDAP
11 1 (0.032%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1758 (55.70%) SQL Server
2 576 (18.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 203 (6.43%) SQL Server 2012
4 196 (6.21%) SQL Server 2005
5 159 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 158 (5.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 78 (2.47%) Relational Database
8 58 (1.84%) MySQL
9 51 (1.62%) Oracle Database
10 38 (1.20%) NoSQL
11 35 (1.11%) RavenDB
12 29 (0.92%) MongoDB
13 28 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (0.86%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (0.86%) DTS
15 23 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 23 (0.73%) RDBMS
16 18 (0.57%) Couchbase
17 15 (0.48%) Crystal Reports
18 14 (0.44%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 587 (18.60%) Visual Studio
2 300 (9.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 185 (5.86%) NUnit
4 127 (4.02%) Git (software)
5 101 (3.20%) Subversion
6 63 (2.00%) TeamCity
7 52 (1.65%) Moq
8 51 (1.62%) MSTest
9 47 (1.49%) ReSharper
10 46 (1.46%) SpecFlow
11 44 (1.39%) Jenkins
12 39 (1.24%) Rhino Mocks
13 30 (0.95%) JIRA
14 29 (0.92%) Mercurial
15 25 (0.79%) Cucumber
16 24 (0.76%) CruiseControl
17 19 (0.60%) Selenium
17 19 (0.60%) Visual Studio Team System
18 15 (0.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 12 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 447 (14.16%) Finance
2 197 (6.24%) Banking
3 114 (3.61%) Front Office
4 86 (2.72%) Retail
5 49 (1.55%) Investment Banking
6 43 (1.36%) Back Office
7 40 (1.27%) Marketing
8 32 (1.01%) Telecoms
9 23 (0.73%) Legal
10 14 (0.44%) Advertising
11 13 (0.41%) Publishing
11 13 (0.41%) Electronics
12 11 (0.35%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.25%) Law
14 7 (0.22%) Games
14 7 (0.22%) Manufacturing
15 5 (0.16%) Local Government
16 4 (0.13%) Military
17 3 (0.095%) Automotive
17 3 (0.095%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3156 (100.00%) .NET
2 2067 (65.49%) ASP.NET
3 1164 (36.88%) HTML
4 967 (30.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 937 (29.69%) CSS
6 927 (29.37%) jQuery
7 711 (22.53%) WCF
8 669 (21.20%) .NET Framework
9 500 (15.84%) XML
10 480 (15.21%) Web Services
11 373 (11.82%) HTML5
12 368 (11.66%) Ajax
13 360 (11.41%) WPF
14 333 (10.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 290 (9.19%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 286 (9.06%) LINQ
17 275 (8.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 235 (7.45%) WinForms
19 205 (6.50%) CSS3
20 204 (6.46%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 64 (2.03%) N-Tier
2 61 (1.93%) Inversion of Control
3 60 (1.90%) Mobile App
4 56 (1.77%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.08%) Derivative
7 32 (1.01%) NHS
8 21 (0.67%) Fixed Income
9 18 (0.57%) W3C
10 17 (0.54%) Open Source
11 15 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 15 (0.48%) Digital Media
12 13 (0.41%) Mathematics
12 13 (0.41%) Physics
12 13 (0.41%) Video on Demand
13 12 (0.38%) Credit Risk
14 11 (0.35%) Market Risk
14 11 (0.35%) RIA
15 10 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 9 (0.29%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 364 (11.53%) Windows
2 36 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (0.92%) Apple iOS
4 28 (0.89%) Linux
5 25 (0.79%) Android
6 17 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (0.32%) UNIX
10 9 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
12 7 (0.22%) Windows XP
12 7 (0.22%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.13%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.063%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.032%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1442 (45.69%) MVC
2 693 (21.96%) TDD
3 572 (18.12%) Agile Software Development
4 471 (14.92%) Scrum
5 324 (10.27%) OO
6 250 (7.92%) Unit Testing
7 218 (6.91%) Web Development
8 189 (5.99%) E-Commerce
9 156 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
10 153 (4.85%) BDD
11 143 (4.53%) Software Engineering
12 135 (4.28%) SOA
13 114 (3.61%) MVVM
14 105 (3.33%) Workflow
15 102 (3.23%) Dependency Injection
16 98 (3.11%) Multithreading
16 98 (3.11%) CRM
17 97 (3.07%) OOP
18 90 (2.85%) OOD
19 80 (2.53%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2644 (83.78%) C#
2 1223 (38.75%) JavaScript
3 1099 (34.82%) SQL
4 483 (15.30%) VB.NET
5 315 (9.98%) T-SQL
6 124 (3.93%) VB
7 68 (2.15%) Java
8 65 (2.06%) VB6
9 55 (1.74%) VBA
10 48 (1.52%) C++
11 43 (1.36%) PL/SQL
12 41 (1.30%) XAML
13 31 (0.98%) PHP
14 20 (0.63%) Ruby
15 18 (0.57%) PowerShell
15 18 (0.57%) Python
15 18 (0.57%) C
16 17 (0.54%) VBScript
17 9 (0.29%) XPath
18 5 (0.16%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 95 (3.01%) Degree
2 84 (2.66%) Security Cleared
3 63 (2.00%) SC Cleared
4 37 (1.17%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.41%) MCTS
6 9 (0.29%) MCSD
7 8 (0.25%) MCP
8 7 (0.22%) MCAD
9 5 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.095%) MBA
10 3 (0.095%) MCITP
11 2 (0.063%) MCPD
12 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
12 1 (0.032%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (0.92%) QA
2 12 (0.38%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.22%) HL7
4 4 (0.13%) WCAG
5 2 (0.063%) Basel III
5 2 (0.063%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.063%) SLA
6 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
6 1 (0.032%) TickIT
6 1 (0.032%) DICOM
6 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.063%) Varnish
2 2 (0.063%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.032%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.032%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.032%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (0.22%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.13%) Puppet
3 3 (0.095%) Control-M
3 3 (0.095%) SCCM
4 1 (0.032%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.032%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 599 (18.98%) Microsoft
2 244 (7.73%) Oracle
3 89 (2.82%) Sitecore
4 62 (1.96%) Telerik
5 42 (1.33%) EPiServer
6 26 (0.82%) Ektron
7 25 (0.79%) Twitter
8 24 (0.76%) Sybase
9 23 (0.73%) DevExpress
10 12 (0.38%) SAP
11 10 (0.32%) Facebook
11 10 (0.32%) Google
11 10 (0.32%) RedDot
12 9 (0.29%) CODA
12 9 (0.29%) Xamarin
13 8 (0.25%) Syncfusion
13 8 (0.25%) Business Objects
14 6 (0.19%) Serena
14 6 (0.19%) Infragistics
14 6 (0.19%) IBM
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