The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 2015 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 67 58 59
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1525 1702 1471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.72% 3.03% 3.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.95% 3.28% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1046 1104 942
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 25 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £30.10 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £44.40 £93.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00

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
51719 51910 44155
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.37% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 31426 31539 25286
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £230 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £555 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2027 2080 2187
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

.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 21 April 2015.

.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 21 April 2015.

.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 21 April 2015. 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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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 -7 1414 £350 +6.06% 959
London -1 486 £395 +1.93% 244
South East -7 280 £325 - 190
South West +34 159 £334 +4.29% 97
City of London +8 122 £375 - 69
Yorkshire -11 109 £320 +6.66% 103
North West -23 103 £325 -2.62% 124
West Midlands -2 102 £325 +8.33% 62
East of England -31 75 £311 -4.23% 63
West Yorkshire -8 67 £318 +5.83% 64
East Midlands -15 65 £290 - 53
Manchester -14 62 £326 -2.24% 56
Somerset +25 55 £325 -1.51% 17
Scotland -34 48 £330 +6.88% 25
Leeds -14 47 £300 - 37
Hampshire -1 44 £330 +5.60% 40
Taunton +25 43 £320 -8.57% 7
Surrey -24 43 £400 +6.66% 27
Cambridgeshire -11 41 £300 -2.43% 11
Kent +5 40 £325 - 26
Buckinghamshire 0 38 £288 +6.48% 9
Gloucestershire +13 35 £390 +52.19% 16
Wales -2 35 £408 +35.83% 7
Birmingham -2 34 £325 +8.33% 21
Berkshire -12 33 £313 -10.71% 30
South Wales +20 32 £415 +27.69% 3
North East +18 32 £288 +15.00% 25
Bristol +8 30 £350 +21.73% 26
East Sussex +6 29 £275 - 18
Brighton +7 28 £275 - 11

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 2750 (100.00%) .NET
2 2327 (84.62%) C#
3 1660 (60.36%) ASP.NET
4 1396 (50.76%) MVC
5 1383 (50.29%) SQL Server
6 1193 (43.38%) JavaScript
7 1108 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
8 958 (34.84%) HTML
9 917 (33.35%) SQL
10 855 (31.09%) CSS
11 832 (30.25%) ASP.NET MVC
12 765 (27.82%) jQuery
13 741 (26.95%) .NET Framework
14 658 (23.93%) TDD
15 636 (23.13%) WCF
16 517 (18.80%) Microsoft
17 495 (18.00%) Scrum
18 462 (16.80%) Web Services
19 416 (15.13%) Visual Studio
20 408 (14.84%) Entity Framework
21 355 (12.91%) SQL Server 2008
22 347 (12.62%) Finance
23 332 (12.07%) HTML5
24 329 (11.96%) XML
25 327 (11.89%) OO
26 309 (11.24%) AngularJS
27 296 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
28 286 (10.40%) Unit Testing
29 272 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
30 264 (9.60%) Oracle

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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
1 206 (7.49%) CMS
2 133 (4.84%) IIS
3 117 (4.25%) Umbraco
4 109 (3.96%) SharePoint
5 70 (2.55%) Sitecore CMS
6 61 (2.22%) Kentico
7 47 (1.71%) BizTalk Server
8 44 (1.60%) Node.js
9 24 (0.87%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (0.84%) Sitefinity
11 19 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
11 19 (0.69%) K2 blackpearl
12 18 (0.65%) Confluence
13 17 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
14 15 (0.55%) DNN
14 15 (0.55%) TIBCO EMS
15 14 (0.51%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.40%) MQSeries
17 10 (0.36%) Apache
18 9 (0.33%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 95 (3.45%) MS Excel
2 16 (0.58%) MS Office
3 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.11%) MS Project
5 3 (0.11%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.073%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.073%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.073%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.036%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 30 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.22%) Tridion
4 4 (0.15%) Endur
5 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.11%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.11%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.073%) Oracle Retail
6 2 (0.073%) AWD
6 2 (0.073%) Magento
6 2 (0.073%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.073%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.036%) SmartPlant
7 1 (0.036%) Unica
7 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.036%) RMDS
7 1 (0.036%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.036%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 137 (4.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.09%) SaaS
3 26 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.11%) Office 365
5 3 (0.11%) GitHub
6 2 (0.073%) IaaS
6 2 (0.073%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.073%) PaaS
7 1 (0.036%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.02%) HTTP
1 28 (1.02%) Internet
2 15 (0.55%) Intranet
3 7 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.22%) AMQP
5 4 (0.15%) LDAP
5 4 (0.15%) SMTP
6 3 (0.11%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.11%) SSL
6 3 (0.11%) Skype
7 2 (0.073%) S/MIME
7 2 (0.073%) FTP
8 1 (0.036%) ATM
8 1 (0.036%) iBeacon
8 1 (0.036%) Extranet
8 1 (0.036%) Wireless
8 1 (0.036%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1383 (50.29%) SQL Server
2 355 (12.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 163 (5.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 125 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 106 (3.85%) SQL Server 2005
6 105 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 100 (3.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 92 (3.35%) Oracle Database
9 65 (2.36%) NoSQL
10 49 (1.78%) MySQL
11 45 (1.64%) MongoDB
12 36 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
13 33 (1.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 28 (1.02%) Oracle Database 10g
15 25 (0.91%) MS Access
16 18 (0.65%) RavenDB
17 17 (0.62%) Couchbase
17 17 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 15 (0.55%) Crystal Reports
18 15 (0.55%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 416 (15.13%) Visual Studio
2 296 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 187 (6.80%) NUnit
4 101 (3.67%) Git (software)
5 99 (3.60%) Subversion
6 61 (2.22%) TeamCity
7 59 (2.15%) JIRA
8 51 (1.85%) MSTest
9 47 (1.71%) ReSharper
10 39 (1.42%) Moq
11 38 (1.38%) Rhino Mocks
12 32 (1.16%) SpecFlow
13 28 (1.02%) Selenium
14 27 (0.98%) Jenkins
15 17 (0.62%) Jasmine
16 16 (0.58%) CruiseControl
17 14 (0.51%) MSBuild
18 13 (0.47%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 13 (0.47%) MSI
19 12 (0.44%) StyleCop
General
1 347 (12.62%) Finance
2 148 (5.38%) Banking
3 79 (2.87%) Investment Banking
4 68 (2.47%) Back Office
5 67 (2.44%) Retail
6 50 (1.82%) Front Office
7 44 (1.60%) Marketing
8 27 (0.98%) Telecoms
9 26 (0.95%) Legal
10 15 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 13 (0.47%) Advertising
11 13 (0.47%) Games
12 12 (0.44%) Electronics
13 11 (0.40%) Law
14 5 (0.18%) Pharmaceutical
14 5 (0.18%) Publishing
15 4 (0.15%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.15%) Local Government
16 3 (0.11%) Japanese Language
17 2 (0.073%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2750 (100.00%) .NET
2 1660 (60.36%) ASP.NET
3 958 (34.84%) HTML
4 855 (31.09%) CSS
5 832 (30.25%) ASP.NET MVC
6 765 (27.82%) jQuery
7 741 (26.95%) .NET Framework
8 636 (23.13%) WCF
9 462 (16.80%) Web Services
10 408 (14.84%) Entity Framework
11 332 (12.07%) HTML5
12 329 (11.96%) XML
13 309 (11.24%) AngularJS
14 272 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
15 246 (8.95%) WPF
16 223 (8.11%) Ajax
17 214 (7.78%) CSS3
18 197 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 188 (6.84%) LINQ
20 162 (5.89%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 67 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 64 (2.33%) N-Tier
3 44 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
4 40 (1.45%) Inversion of Control
4 40 (1.45%) Derivative
5 36 (1.31%) Computer Science
5 36 (1.31%) Mobile App
6 29 (1.05%) User Experience
7 27 (0.98%) Client/Server
8 26 (0.95%) NHS
9 25 (0.91%) Open Source
10 19 (0.69%) Visualisation
11 18 (0.65%) Hedge funds
12 17 (0.62%) Equities
13 16 (0.58%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 16 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
13 16 (0.58%) Data Structures
14 14 (0.51%) Management Information System
14 14 (0.51%) Mathematics
15 12 (0.44%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 231 (8.40%) Windows
2 32 (1.16%) Android
2 32 (1.16%) Apple iOS
3 17 (0.62%) Linux
4 13 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
4 13 (0.47%) Windows Phone
5 12 (0.44%) UNIX
6 7 (0.25%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.22%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.18%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.073%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.073%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.036%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.036%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.036%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1396 (50.76%) MVC
2 1108 (40.29%) Agile Software Development
3 658 (23.93%) TDD
4 495 (18.00%) Scrum
5 327 (11.89%) OO
6 286 (10.40%) Unit Testing
7 239 (8.69%) E-Commerce
8 210 (7.64%) BDD
9 161 (5.85%) Web Development
10 152 (5.53%) Continuous Integration
11 124 (4.51%) SOA
12 104 (3.78%) OOP
13 92 (3.35%) OOD
14 84 (3.05%) CRM
15 77 (2.80%) Software Engineering
15 77 (2.80%) Multithreading
16 70 (2.55%) Mentoring
17 68 (2.47%) MVVM
18 63 (2.29%) Dependency Injection
19 55 (2.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2327 (84.62%) C#
2 1193 (43.38%) JavaScript
3 917 (33.35%) SQL
4 252 (9.16%) VB.NET
5 229 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 106 (3.85%) Java
7 91 (3.31%) VB
8 70 (2.55%) C++
9 60 (2.18%) VBA
10 38 (1.38%) PL/SQL
10 38 (1.38%) VB6
11 37 (1.35%) PowerShell
12 24 (0.87%) Python
13 23 (0.84%) XAML
14 21 (0.76%) PHP
15 20 (0.73%) TypeScript
16 17 (0.62%) XPath
17 16 (0.58%) Ruby
18 14 (0.51%) VBScript
19 13 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 140 (5.09%) Security Cleared
2 100 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 78 (2.84%) Degree
4 25 (0.91%) Microsoft Certification
4 25 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.18%) MCPD
5 5 (0.18%) MCAD
5 5 (0.18%) MCSD
6 3 (0.11%) MCDBA
7 2 (0.073%) MCP
7 2 (0.073%) MCITP
7 2 (0.073%) CTC Cleared
8 1 (0.036%) BC Cleared
8 1 (0.036%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (1.16%) QA
2 10 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.11%) HL7
4 2 (0.073%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.073%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.073%) SLA
4 2 (0.073%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.036%) GxP
5 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 8 (0.29%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.073%) Firmware
4 1 (0.036%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 18 (0.65%) Puppet
2 9 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.036%) WMI
Vendors
1 517 (18.80%) Microsoft
2 264 (9.60%) Oracle
3 82 (2.98%) Sitecore
4 52 (1.89%) EPiServer
5 51 (1.85%) Telerik
6 29 (1.05%) Xamarin
6 29 (1.05%) IBM
7 26 (0.95%) Twitter
8 23 (0.84%) TIBCO
9 21 (0.76%) Sybase
9 21 (0.76%) Infragistics
9 21 (0.76%) DevExpress
10 20 (0.73%) Ektron
11 18 (0.65%) Google
12 13 (0.47%) SAP
13 10 (0.36%) ESRI
14 9 (0.33%) Adobe
15 7 (0.25%) Lotus
15 7 (0.25%) Atlassian
16 6 (0.22%) Facebook
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