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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Developer
Rank 66 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1528 1586 1782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.97% 3.13% 3.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% 3.31% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1143 1110 1147
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £486 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 12 18
Average hourly rate £42.00 £34.00 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.52% +2.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.30 £25.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £37.50 £41.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £32.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
+29.23% -5.79%

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
48576 47854 45775
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.46% 94.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 31231 29881 27104
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1759 1870 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.96 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -6 1429 £350 - 1105
London -9 539 £425 +6.25% 312
South East -15 236 £350 - 193
Yorkshire -2 133 £325 - 92
North West -6 121 £325 +4.83% 158
West Midlands +3 108 £325 - 100
South West -11 100 £360 +2.85% 90
West Yorkshire -6 90 £325 - 59
City of London -8 82 £406 +1.56% 65
East Midlands +15 79 £286 +4.09% 85
East of England -14 76 £325 -12.16% 56
Manchester -2 75 £335 +3.07% 86
Leeds -11 63 £325 - 24
Surrey -6 54 £400 +14.28% 34
Scotland -30 49 £343 +8.73% 37
Leicestershire +10 47 £285 +3.63% 12
Buckinghamshire 0 42 £368 -2.00% 16
Bristol +7 39 £360 +2.85% 34
Wales +8 35 £450 +55.17% 15
Kent -6 34 £338 +3.84% 29
Milton Keynes -4 33 £350 -9.67% 7
Berkshire -7 32 £400 +15.52% 24
South Wales +12 31 £450 +47.54% 12
Birmingham +7 31 £318 -0.78% 31
North East -11 31 £350 +12.00% 18
Tyne and Wear -16 28 £350 +16.66% 18
Newcastle upon Tyne -17 28 £350 +16.66% 15
Hampshire -24 25 £325 -7.14% 38
Cheshire -13 24 £325 +8.33% 41
Leicester +4 22 £293 +6.36% 4

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 3278 (100.00%) .NET
2 2827 (86.24%) C#
3 1905 (58.11%) ASP.NET
4 1895 (57.81%) MVC
5 1784 (54.42%) SQL Server
6 1434 (43.75%) JavaScript
7 1212 (36.97%) HTML
8 1200 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
9 1199 (36.58%) SQL
10 1063 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
11 1039 (31.70%) CSS
12 1029 (31.39%) .NET Framework
13 814 (24.83%) TDD
14 802 (24.47%) jQuery
15 747 (22.79%) Microsoft
16 662 (20.20%) AngularJS
17 630 (19.22%) WCF
18 588 (17.94%) Entity Framework
19 580 (17.69%) Web Services
20 530 (16.17%) Visual Studio
21 519 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
22 515 (15.71%) Scrum
23 475 (14.49%) HTML5
24 470 (14.34%) Finance
25 446 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
26 419 (12.78%) Windows
27 379 (11.56%) OO
28 375 (11.44%) XML
29 361 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
30 358 (10.92%) Unit Testing

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 251 (7.66%) IIS
2 182 (5.55%) CMS
3 111 (3.39%) Umbraco
4 105 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 77 (2.35%) Node.js
6 62 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
6 62 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 57 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
8 23 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
9 22 (0.67%) Kentico
10 20 (0.61%) Apache Solr
11 19 (0.58%) NServiceBus
12 18 (0.55%) Apache
12 18 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
13 14 (0.43%) DNN
14 12 (0.37%) Tomcat
15 10 (0.31%) Confluence
15 10 (0.31%) EPiServer CMS
16 7 (0.21%) WebLogic
16 7 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 219 (6.68%) MS Excel
2 30 (0.92%) MS Office
3 11 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 4 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.092%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.061%) CATIA
7 2 (0.061%) Simulink
8 1 (0.031%) Mathematica
Business Applications
1 61 (1.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.37%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.15%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.15%) Workday HCM
4 4 (0.12%) Payment Gateway
5 3 (0.092%) Adaptiv
5 3 (0.092%) Endur
5 3 (0.092%) Exstream
6 2 (0.061%) Infor CRM
6 2 (0.061%) RMDS
7 1 (0.031%) Academy Housing
7 1 (0.031%) Adobe Campaign
7 1 (0.031%) Eagle PACE
7 1 (0.031%) ION MarketView
7 1 (0.031%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.031%) Unit4 Business World
7 1 (0.031%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 242 (7.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 66 (2.01%) Amazon AWS
3 44 (1.34%) GitHub
4 14 (0.43%) PaaS
5 11 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.34%) SaaS
6 8 (0.24%) Google Analytics
6 8 (0.24%) Office 365
7 7 (0.21%) IaaS
8 6 (0.18%) Sage Pay
9 5 (0.15%) Amazon Kinesis
9 5 (0.15%) AWS Lambda
10 4 (0.12%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.12%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.092%) Amazon S3
11 3 (0.092%) Google Cloud Platform
11 3 (0.092%) Trello
12 2 (0.061%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.061%) Cloud Computing
12 2 (0.061%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 56 (1.71%) HTTP
2 35 (1.07%) Internet
3 33 (1.01%) TCP/IP
4 22 (0.67%) Modbus
5 14 (0.43%) LDAP
6 10 (0.31%) Intranet
6 10 (0.31%) SSL
7 8 (0.24%) DNS
8 7 (0.21%) SMTP
9 3 (0.092%) Extranet
9 3 (0.092%) Radio Access Network
10 2 (0.061%) 2G
10 2 (0.061%) 3G
10 2 (0.061%) 4G
10 2 (0.061%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.061%) CTI
10 2 (0.061%) FTP
10 2 (0.061%) Kerberos
11 1 (0.031%) SNMP
11 1 (0.031%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1784 (54.42%) SQL Server
2 361 (11.01%) SQL Server 2008
3 228 (6.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 161 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 153 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 114 (3.48%) Relational Database
7 85 (2.59%) Oracle Database
8 74 (2.26%) NoSQL
9 72 (2.20%) MongoDB
10 69 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
11 54 (1.65%) SQL Server 2014
12 48 (1.46%) Oracle Database 11g
13 47 (1.43%) MySQL
14 45 (1.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 37 (1.13%) Azure SQL Database
16 31 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
17 28 (0.85%) Big Data
17 28 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
18 22 (0.67%) Redis
19 21 (0.64%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 530 (16.17%) Visual Studio
2 446 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 193 (5.89%) Git (software)
4 146 (4.45%) NUnit
5 129 (3.94%) Subversion
6 110 (3.36%) TeamCity
7 109 (3.33%) SpecFlow
8 92 (2.81%) Selenium
9 56 (1.71%) MSTest
10 51 (1.56%) Moq
11 48 (1.46%) Jenkins
12 44 (1.34%) JIRA
13 43 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
14 35 (1.07%) ReSharper
15 24 (0.73%) CruiseControl
16 20 (0.61%) Grunt
17 17 (0.52%) Jasmine
17 17 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 15 (0.46%) NuGet
18 15 (0.46%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 470 (14.34%) Finance
2 180 (5.49%) Banking
3 94 (2.87%) Back Office
4 72 (2.20%) Retail
5 68 (2.07%) Investment Banking
6 58 (1.77%) Marketing
7 40 (1.22%) Front Office
8 38 (1.16%) Manufacturing
9 35 (1.07%) Financial Institution
10 31 (0.95%) Advertising
11 19 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
11 19 (0.58%) Telecoms
12 16 (0.49%) Games
13 15 (0.46%) Electronics
13 15 (0.46%) Legal
13 15 (0.46%) Publishing
14 7 (0.21%) Automotive
14 7 (0.21%) Law
15 6 (0.18%) Local Government
16 5 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3278 (100.00%) .NET
2 1905 (58.11%) ASP.NET
3 1212 (36.97%) HTML
4 1063 (32.43%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1039 (31.70%) CSS
6 1029 (31.39%) .NET Framework
7 802 (24.47%) jQuery
8 662 (20.20%) AngularJS
9 630 (19.22%) WCF
10 588 (17.94%) Entity Framework
11 580 (17.69%) Web Services
12 519 (15.83%) ASP.NET Web API
13 475 (14.49%) HTML5
14 375 (11.44%) XML
15 260 (7.93%) CSS3
16 217 (6.62%) Ajax
17 215 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 212 (6.47%) WPF
19 199 (6.07%) WinForms
20 192 (5.86%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 106 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
2 70 (2.14%) N-Tier
3 67 (2.04%) Inversion of Control
4 65 (1.98%) User Experience
5 55 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 50 (1.53%) Computer Science
7 45 (1.37%) NHS
8 38 (1.16%) Mobile App
9 37 (1.13%) Fintech
10 35 (1.07%) Derivative
11 31 (0.95%) Mathematics
11 31 (0.95%) Visualisation
12 25 (0.76%) Blog
12 25 (0.76%) Hedge funds
13 22 (0.67%) Client/Server
14 17 (0.52%) Fixed Income
15 16 (0.49%) Digital Media
16 15 (0.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 14 (0.43%) Algorithms
18 12 (0.37%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 419 (12.78%) Windows
2 109 (3.33%) Windows Server
3 43 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 42 (1.28%) Android
5 39 (1.19%) Linux
6 36 (1.10%) Unix
7 26 (0.79%) Windows Server 2003
8 25 (0.76%) Windows Server 2008
9 22 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (0.61%) Mac OS X
11 16 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 14 (0.43%) Windows 8
12 14 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 10 (0.31%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (0.21%) Windows CE
15 6 (0.18%) CentOS
16 4 (0.12%) Windows 10
17 3 (0.092%) Windows Phone 8
18 2 (0.061%) SUSE
18 2 (0.061%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1895 (57.81%) MVC
2 1200 (36.61%) Agile Software Development
3 814 (24.83%) TDD
4 515 (15.71%) Scrum
5 379 (11.56%) OO
6 358 (10.92%) Unit Testing
7 326 (9.95%) BDD
8 272 (8.30%) Web Development
9 224 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
10 209 (6.38%) E-Commerce
11 193 (5.89%) Software Engineering
12 177 (5.40%) SDLC
13 170 (5.19%) SOA
14 151 (4.61%) SOLID
15 130 (3.97%) MVVM
16 127 (3.87%) Front End Development
17 113 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
18 96 (2.93%) Multithreading
19 95 (2.90%) OOP
20 93 (2.84%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 2827 (86.24%) C#
2 1434 (43.75%) JavaScript
3 1199 (36.58%) SQL
4 358 (10.92%) T-SQL
5 357 (10.89%) VB.NET
6 158 (4.82%) VB
7 80 (2.44%) Java
8 72 (2.20%) VB6
9 71 (2.17%) VBA
10 68 (2.07%) C++
11 66 (2.01%) PL/SQL
12 59 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 59 (1.80%) XAML
13 55 (1.68%) Ruby
14 52 (1.59%) Python
15 46 (1.40%) TypeScript
16 36 (1.10%) VBScript
17 35 (1.07%) XPath
18 26 (0.79%) PHP
19 25 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 139 (4.24%) Security Cleared
2 116 (3.54%) Degree
3 100 (3.05%) SC Cleared
4 20 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.15%) BC Cleared
6 5 (0.15%) BPSS Clearance
6 5 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
6 5 (0.15%) HND
7 4 (0.12%) HNC
7 4 (0.12%) MCPD
7 4 (0.12%) MCSD
8 3 (0.092%) MCP
8 3 (0.092%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 2 (0.061%) MCSE
9 2 (0.061%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.031%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.031%) MCSA
10 1 (0.031%) MCTS
10 1 (0.031%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (1.77%) QA
2 27 (0.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 26 (0.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 24 (0.73%) Disclosure Scotland
5 10 (0.31%) WCAG
6 6 (0.18%) SLA
7 4 (0.12%) ISO 14001
7 4 (0.12%) ISO 9001
8 3 (0.092%) Data Quality
8 3 (0.092%) HL7
9 2 (0.061%) MiFID
9 2 (0.061%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.061%) WAI
10 1 (0.031%) Basel III
10 1 (0.031%) Dodd-Frank
10 1 (0.031%) EMIR
System Software
1 30 (0.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.061%) BitLocker
3 2 (0.061%) Docker
4 1 (0.031%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (0.15%) SCCM
2 4 (0.12%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (0.12%) Kibana
3 3 (0.092%) Pingdom
4 2 (0.061%) SCOM
5 1 (0.031%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.031%) CA Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.031%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.031%) logstash
5 1 (0.031%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.031%) Puppet
5 1 (0.031%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.031%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.031%) WMI
Vendors
1 747 (22.79%) Microsoft
2 265 (8.08%) Oracle
3 96 (2.93%) Sitecore
4 51 (1.56%) Telerik
5 47 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 31 (0.95%) DevExpress
7 30 (0.92%) Xamarin
8 23 (0.70%) Google
9 22 (0.67%) Siemens
10 18 (0.55%) Twitter
11 14 (0.43%) IBM
11 14 (0.43%) SAP
12 9 (0.27%) Infragistics
13 8 (0.24%) Facebook
14 7 (0.21%) Capita
14 7 (0.21%) Sybase
15 6 (0.18%) CyberSource
15 6 (0.18%) DataCash
15 6 (0.18%) VMware
15 6 (0.18%) WorldPay
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Hainton Recruitment
Rate: From £275 to £375 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
West Yorkshire
CoreCom Consulting
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Marlborough, Wiltshire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Oscar
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Isle of Wight
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Comtecs
Rate: £400 - £435 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Leicestershire
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Ludlow, Shropshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Lennon Wright
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Energon People
Rate: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Edinburgh, Midlothian
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £320 per day 6 Months initially
Posted: 3 days ago
South Yorkshire
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chigwell, Essex
Vertical IT
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Aim Hire Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £351 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Blue Glue
Rate: From £300 to £360 per day
Posted: 3 days ago