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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 73 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1256 1477 1660
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.47% 3.03% 3.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.67% 3.28% 3.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 858 977 1155
Average daily rate
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£350 £335 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -0.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £534
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.83% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 18
Average hourly rate £35.50 £34.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.89% -1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.20 £28.75 £19.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £41.75 £40.69
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.25
% change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%

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
46978 45024 42156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.46% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29483 26863 23894
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1824 1987 2469
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.15 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.79% -7.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

.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 27 January 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 27 January 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 27 January 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 -15 1150 £350 +1.44% 992
London -34 393 £400 - 194
South East -20 239 £350 +7.69% 211
Yorkshire -9 116 £335 +15.51% 107
City of London -13 107 £375 -16.66% 57
South West +6 104 £327 +6.34% 93
East of England -3 94 £370 +23.33% 63
North West -14 94 £309 -5.00% 155
West Yorkshire +2 90 £350 +16.66% 71
Scotland +19 71 £310 +3.33% 27
Leeds -4 59 £343 +12.29% 39
West Midlands -1 57 £300 -7.69% 84
Manchester -8 54 £325 +3.17% 81
Cambridgeshire +9 47 £375 +21.95% 14
Hampshire -20 47 £350 +7.69% 41
Surrey -15 42 £350 - 33
Buckinghamshire -15 40 £356 +9.61% 13
Somerset +20 35 £326 -1.73% 6
Glasgow +19 34 £325 +9.24% 13
East Midlands -24 34 £275 -6.77% 56
Milton Keynes -10 33 £363 +9.43% 7
Kent -7 31 £325 +8.33% 23
Cheshire -1 29 £287 -10.46% 40
Hertfordshire +11 25 £351 +7.84% 19
Berkshire -23 25 £346 +2.59% 41
Edinburgh 0 24 £310 -4.61% 10
Bristol -1 22 £360 +10.76% 30
East Sussex -3 18 £290 +16.00% 19
Brighton -6 18 £290 +16.58% 15
Oxfordshire -14 18 £365 +4.28% 31

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 2798 (100.00%) .NET
2 2377 (84.95%) C#
3 1687 (60.29%) ASP.NET
4 1405 (50.21%) SQL Server
5 1381 (49.36%) MVC
6 1143 (40.85%) JavaScript
7 1076 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
8 1004 (35.88%) HTML
9 980 (35.03%) SQL
10 858 (30.66%) CSS
11 855 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 752 (26.88%) jQuery
13 716 (25.59%) .NET Framework
14 657 (23.48%) WCF
15 633 (22.62%) TDD
16 583 (20.84%) Microsoft
17 469 (16.76%) Scrum
18 443 (15.83%) Web Services
19 395 (14.12%) Visual Studio
20 381 (13.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 380 (13.58%) Finance
22 362 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
23 350 (12.51%) SQL Server 2008
24 342 (12.22%) OO
25 326 (11.65%) XML
26 296 (10.58%) Oracle
27 294 (10.51%) HTML5
28 273 (9.76%) VB.NET
29 270 (9.65%) T-SQL
30 269 (9.61%) AngularJS

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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
1 191 (6.83%) CMS
2 143 (5.11%) SharePoint
3 137 (4.90%) IIS
4 92 (3.29%) Umbraco
5 60 (2.14%) Kentico
6 56 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
7 46 (1.64%) Node.js
8 38 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
9 29 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 23 (0.82%) SharePoint 2013
11 14 (0.50%) TIBCO EMS
11 14 (0.50%) EPiServer CMS
12 13 (0.46%) Apache Solr
13 12 (0.43%) Confluence
13 12 (0.43%) Elasticsearch
14 11 (0.39%) Sitefinity
15 9 (0.32%) WebSphere
15 9 (0.32%) DNN
15 9 (0.32%) ArcGIS
16 8 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 114 (4.07%) MS Excel
2 22 (0.79%) MS Office
3 7 (0.25%) InfoPath
3 7 (0.25%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.071%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.036%) MS Project
6 1 (0.036%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 38 (1.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.14%) Endur
3 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.11%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.071%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.071%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.071%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.036%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.036%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.036%) Magento
6 1 (0.036%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.036%) RMDS
6 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.036%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.036%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.036%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 132 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (0.75%) SaaS
2 21 (0.75%) PaaS
3 12 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.11%) GitHub
5 3 (0.11%) Office 365
6 1 (0.036%) IaaS
6 1 (0.036%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.22%) Internet
2 30 (1.07%) HTTP
3 21 (0.75%) Intranet
4 16 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.25%) FTP
5 7 (0.25%) SSL
6 5 (0.18%) AMQP
7 4 (0.14%) LDAP
8 3 (0.11%) S/MIME
8 3 (0.11%) SMTP
9 2 (0.071%) RIP
9 2 (0.071%) SSH
10 1 (0.036%) iBeacon
10 1 (0.036%) Radio Access Network
10 1 (0.036%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.036%) GPRS
10 1 (0.036%) VoIP
10 1 (0.036%) Extranet
10 1 (0.036%) Telnet
10 1 (0.036%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1405 (50.21%) SQL Server
2 350 (12.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 158 (5.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 131 (4.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 106 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 100 (3.57%) Oracle Database
7 99 (3.54%) SQL Server 2005
8 88 (3.15%) Relational Database
9 42 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 41 (1.47%) NoSQL
11 33 (1.18%) Oracle Database 11g
12 25 (0.89%) MongoDB
13 23 (0.82%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 23 (0.82%) MySQL
14 22 (0.79%) MS Access
14 22 (0.79%) Oracle Database 10g
15 19 (0.68%) RavenDB
16 18 (0.64%) Azure SQL Database
17 17 (0.61%) RDBMS
18 14 (0.50%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 395 (14.12%) Visual Studio
2 362 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 191 (6.83%) NUnit
4 98 (3.50%) Subversion
5 82 (2.93%) Git (software)
6 53 (1.89%) TeamCity
6 53 (1.89%) MSTest
7 52 (1.86%) JIRA
8 51 (1.82%) Moq
9 49 (1.75%) SpecFlow
10 40 (1.43%) Rhino Mocks
11 39 (1.39%) Selenium
12 27 (0.96%) ReSharper
13 25 (0.89%) Jenkins
14 20 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 19 (0.68%) CruiseControl
16 18 (0.64%) Jasmine
16 18 (0.64%) MSBuild
17 16 (0.57%) StyleCop
18 11 (0.39%) MSI
General
1 380 (13.58%) Finance
2 113 (4.04%) Banking
3 76 (2.72%) Retail
4 65 (2.32%) Marketing
5 63 (2.25%) Back Office
6 53 (1.89%) Investment Banking
7 48 (1.72%) Front Office
8 30 (1.07%) Telecoms
9 19 (0.68%) Manufacturing
9 19 (0.68%) Advertising
10 18 (0.64%) Legal
11 13 (0.46%) Electronics
12 10 (0.36%) Games
12 10 (0.36%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.21%) Law
14 6 (0.21%) German Language
15 5 (0.18%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.18%) Publishing
16 3 (0.11%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2798 (100.00%) .NET
2 1687 (60.29%) ASP.NET
3 1004 (35.88%) HTML
4 858 (30.66%) CSS
5 855 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 752 (26.88%) jQuery
7 716 (25.59%) .NET Framework
8 657 (23.48%) WCF
9 443 (15.83%) Web Services
10 381 (13.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 326 (11.65%) XML
12 294 (10.51%) HTML5
13 269 (9.61%) AngularJS
14 259 (9.26%) Ajax
15 239 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
16 223 (7.97%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 217 (7.76%) WPF
18 189 (6.75%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 187 (6.68%) CSS3
20 183 (6.54%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 88 (3.15%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (2.36%) N-Tier
3 58 (2.07%) Computer Science
4 51 (1.82%) Inversion of Control
4 51 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 45 (1.61%) NHS
6 29 (1.04%) Open Source
7 26 (0.93%) User Experience
8 25 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
9 23 (0.82%) Derivative
10 19 (0.68%) Management Information System
11 18 (0.64%) Client/Server
12 16 (0.57%) Market Risk
12 16 (0.57%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.54%) Digital Media
14 14 (0.50%) Mathematics
15 13 (0.46%) Hedge funds
15 13 (0.46%) Data Structures
15 13 (0.46%) W3C
16 12 (0.43%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 218 (7.79%) Windows
2 38 (1.36%) Apple iOS
3 37 (1.32%) Android
4 14 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
5 13 (0.46%) Linux
6 10 (0.36%) UNIX
7 9 (0.32%) Windows Phone
7 9 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.18%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.11%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.11%) Ubuntu
10 2 (0.071%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.071%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.036%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.036%) Windows NT
11 1 (0.036%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 1381 (49.36%) MVC
2 1076 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 633 (22.62%) TDD
4 469 (16.76%) Scrum
5 342 (12.22%) OO
6 241 (8.61%) E-Commerce
7 221 (7.90%) BDD
7 221 (7.90%) Unit Testing
8 199 (7.11%) Web Development
9 184 (6.58%) Continuous Integration
10 129 (4.61%) SOA
11 103 (3.68%) OOP
12 96 (3.43%) Automated Testing
13 90 (3.22%) Dependency Injection
14 89 (3.18%) OOD
15 87 (3.11%) Software Engineering
16 80 (2.86%) Mentoring
17 78 (2.79%) CRM
18 67 (2.39%) Workflow
18 67 (2.39%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2377 (84.95%) C#
2 1143 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 980 (35.03%) SQL
4 273 (9.76%) VB.NET
5 270 (9.65%) T-SQL
6 92 (3.29%) VB
7 90 (3.22%) PL/SQL
8 89 (3.18%) Java
9 52 (1.86%) C++
10 49 (1.75%) VBScript
11 40 (1.43%) VBA
12 39 (1.39%) PowerShell
13 33 (1.18%) VB6
14 28 (1.00%) Python
15 21 (0.75%) PHP
16 20 (0.71%) Ruby
17 19 (0.68%) XAML
18 15 (0.54%) XPath
18 15 (0.54%) C
19 14 (0.50%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 112 (4.00%) Security Cleared
2 98 (3.50%) Degree
3 74 (2.64%) SC Cleared
4 22 (0.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 20 (0.71%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.14%) MCP
6 4 (0.14%) MCITP
6 4 (0.14%) MCPD
7 1 (0.036%) CTC Cleared
7 1 (0.036%) MCSD
7 1 (0.036%) HNC
7 1 (0.036%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (1.93%) QA
2 3 (0.11%) HL7
3 2 (0.071%) WAI
3 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.036%) CRD IV
4 1 (0.036%) DICOM
4 1 (0.036%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.18%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (0.071%) Firmware
4 1 (0.036%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 9 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.29%) Puppet
3 4 (0.14%) logstash
4 2 (0.071%) Kibana
5 1 (0.036%) WMI
Vendors
1 583 (20.84%) Microsoft
2 296 (10.58%) Oracle
3 80 (2.86%) Sitecore
4 52 (1.86%) EPiServer
5 43 (1.54%) Telerik
6 25 (0.89%) Xamarin
7 22 (0.79%) DevExpress
8 18 (0.64%) Twitter
9 16 (0.57%) Sybase
9 16 (0.57%) TIBCO
10 15 (0.54%) Ektron
10 15 (0.54%) Infragistics
10 15 (0.54%) SAP
11 13 (0.46%) IBM
12 12 (0.43%) Kofax
12 12 (0.43%) Google
13 10 (0.36%) HP
13 10 (0.36%) Facebook
14 8 (0.29%) RedDot
15 7 (0.25%) Atlassian
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