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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 85 66 61
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1404 1521 1634
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.37% 2.69% 3.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 2.92% 3.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 1017 1006 1117
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £465 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £315
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +3.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 16
Average hourly rate £41.25 £37.50 £31.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.78 £23.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £90.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +11.11%

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
54988 52129 49569
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.20% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 35155 31640 29452
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2023 2014 2146
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.10 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.24 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.41% -

.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 2 September 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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -17 1285 £350 - 946
London -16 493 £400 - 184
South East -4 277 £348 -0.71% 187
South West +5 113 £336 +2.04% 99
City of London -11 105 £400 +6.66% 36
Yorkshire -32 91 £335 +4.68% 82
East of England -23 83 £346 +6.53% 47
West Midlands -1 81 £325 - 85
East Midlands +7 70 £300 - 71
West Yorkshire -36 62 £335 +3.07% 49
Kent +23 60 £338 -6.89% 25
Wales +18 58 £330 +5.60% 11
Berkshire +12 53 £375 +7.14% 37
Leeds -31 52 £335 +3.07% 28
South Wales +12 49 £350 +5.66% 9
North West -65 47 £313 -3.84% 166
Scotland -25 43 £325 - 26
Cambridgeshire -11 41 £338 +8.87% 8
Buckinghamshire -3 36 £400 +6.66% 17
Hampshire 0 35 £325 -7.14% 32
Reading +11 32 £400 +18.51% 17
West Sussex +7 32 £338 +1.50% 14
North East -7 31 £308 -12.14% 24
Milton Keynes +5 29 £400 -0.31% 7
Somerset -6 27 £350 -1.40% 15
Glasgow +8 26 £309 -24.00% 17
Wiltshire -2 26 £344 +19.56% 17
Manchester -48 26 £311 -4.23% 80
Leicestershire +2 25 £293 +6.36% 14
Surrey -26 24 £360 -4.00% 28

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 2814 (100.00%) .NET
2 2370 (84.22%) C#
3 1689 (60.02%) ASP.NET
4 1626 (57.78%) MVC
5 1508 (53.59%) SQL Server
6 1241 (44.10%) JavaScript
7 1164 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
8 1066 (37.88%) HTML
9 922 (32.76%) SQL
10 893 (31.73%) CSS
11 860 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 807 (28.68%) .NET Framework
13 758 (26.94%) TDD
14 748 (26.58%) jQuery
15 609 (21.64%) WCF
16 516 (18.34%) Microsoft
17 510 (18.12%) Scrum
18 482 (17.13%) AngularJS
19 473 (16.81%) Web Services
20 471 (16.74%) Entity Framework
21 426 (15.14%) ASP.NET Web API
22 416 (14.78%) HTML5
23 410 (14.57%) Finance
24 400 (14.21%) Visual Studio
25 344 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
26 316 (11.23%) XML
27 291 (10.34%) Unit Testing
28 288 (10.23%) OO
29 285 (10.13%) BDD
30 277 (9.84%) VB.NET

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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
1 189 (6.72%) CMS
2 186 (6.61%) IIS
3 137 (4.87%) Umbraco
4 86 (3.06%) SharePoint
5 66 (2.35%) Node.js
6 63 (2.24%) Sitecore CMS
7 53 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
8 33 (1.17%) Kentico
9 28 (1.00%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (0.85%) NServiceBus
11 18 (0.64%) Sitefinity
12 16 (0.57%) MQSeries
12 16 (0.57%) SharePoint 2013
13 14 (0.50%) SharePoint 2010
14 13 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
14 13 (0.46%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.46%) DNN
15 12 (0.43%) K2 blackpearl
16 7 (0.25%) Apache
17 6 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 130 (4.62%) MS Excel
2 25 (0.89%) MS Office
3 17 (0.60%) MS Visio
4 5 (0.18%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.11%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.036%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.036%) FastStats
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.036%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.036%) Simulink
6 1 (0.036%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.036%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 24 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 5 (0.18%) Tridion
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.071%) Adaptiv
5 2 (0.071%) AWD
5 2 (0.071%) Magento
5 2 (0.071%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.036%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.036%) Markit EDM
6 1 (0.036%) Visualfiles
6 1 (0.036%) Endur
6 1 (0.036%) Unica
6 1 (0.036%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 143 (5.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (0.68%) SaaS
4 7 (0.25%) PaaS
5 4 (0.14%) GitHub
5 4 (0.14%) Sage Pay
6 2 (0.071%) IaaS
6 2 (0.071%) Office 365
7 1 (0.036%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.036%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.28%) HTTP
2 32 (1.14%) Internet
3 11 (0.39%) Intranet
4 5 (0.18%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.14%) 3G
5 4 (0.14%) 2G
5 4 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
6 3 (0.11%) 4G
6 3 (0.11%) FTP
6 3 (0.11%) DNS
6 3 (0.11%) SSL
7 2 (0.071%) SAN
7 2 (0.071%) CTI
7 2 (0.071%) DHCP
7 2 (0.071%) SNMP
7 2 (0.071%) Extranet
7 2 (0.071%) Telnet
7 2 (0.071%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.071%) LTE
7 2 (0.071%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1508 (53.59%) SQL Server
2 344 (12.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 176 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 107 (3.80%) NoSQL
4 107 (3.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 102 (3.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 84 (2.99%) Relational Database
7 77 (2.74%) SQL Server 2005
8 66 (2.35%) Oracle Database
9 58 (2.06%) MongoDB
10 43 (1.53%) MySQL
11 32 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
11 32 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 25 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
13 20 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
14 18 (0.64%) Oracle Database 10g
14 18 (0.64%) RavenDB
14 18 (0.64%) Big Data
15 17 (0.60%) Azure SQL Database
15 17 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 400 (14.21%) Visual Studio
2 263 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 147 (5.22%) Git (software)
4 146 (5.19%) NUnit
5 119 (4.23%) Subversion
6 92 (3.27%) TeamCity
7 69 (2.45%) Selenium
8 52 (1.85%) ReSharper
9 51 (1.81%) SpecFlow
10 38 (1.35%) Jenkins
11 37 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
12 31 (1.10%) MSTest
13 29 (1.03%) Moq
14 27 (0.96%) CruiseControl
15 25 (0.89%) JIRA
15 25 (0.89%) Jasmine
16 24 (0.85%) MSBuild
17 21 (0.75%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (0.46%) Maven
19 11 (0.39%) Grunt
General
1 410 (14.57%) Finance
2 192 (6.82%) Banking
3 92 (3.27%) Investment Banking
4 82 (2.91%) Retail
5 74 (2.63%) Back Office
6 49 (1.74%) Front Office
7 42 (1.49%) Legal
8 39 (1.39%) Marketing
9 32 (1.14%) Telecoms
10 30 (1.07%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.53%) Publishing
12 13 (0.46%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.39%) Law
14 10 (0.36%) Games
15 9 (0.32%) Financial Institution
15 9 (0.32%) Electronics
16 7 (0.25%) Advertising
17 6 (0.21%) Dutch Language
17 6 (0.21%) Local Government
18 5 (0.18%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2814 (100.00%) .NET
2 1689 (60.02%) ASP.NET
3 1066 (37.88%) HTML
4 893 (31.73%) CSS
5 860 (30.56%) ASP.NET MVC
6 807 (28.68%) .NET Framework
7 748 (26.58%) jQuery
8 609 (21.64%) WCF
9 482 (17.13%) AngularJS
10 473 (16.81%) Web Services
11 471 (16.74%) Entity Framework
12 426 (15.14%) ASP.NET Web API
13 416 (14.78%) HTML5
14 316 (11.23%) XML
15 234 (8.32%) CSS3
16 226 (8.03%) WPF
17 204 (7.25%) KnockoutJS
18 198 (7.04%) Ajax
19 185 (6.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 180 (6.40%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 74 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 66 (2.35%) N-Tier
3 53 (1.88%) Inversion of Control
4 46 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
4 46 (1.63%) Derivative
5 37 (1.31%) Computer Science
6 34 (1.21%) Mobile App
7 33 (1.17%) User Experience
8 31 (1.10%) NHS
9 23 (0.82%) Equity Derivative
10 22 (0.78%) Visualisation
10 22 (0.78%) Client/Server
10 22 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 18 (0.64%) Management Information System
12 15 (0.53%) W3C
12 15 (0.53%) Algorithms
13 14 (0.50%) Mathematics
14 10 (0.36%) Online Games
14 10 (0.36%) Fixed Income
15 9 (0.32%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 256 (9.10%) Windows
2 23 (0.82%) Windows Server 2008
3 20 (0.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (0.64%) Android
4 18 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (0.60%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.53%) UNIX
7 10 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (0.36%) Linux
8 9 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
10 2 (0.071%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.036%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.036%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 1626 (57.78%) MVC
2 1164 (41.36%) Agile Software Development
3 758 (26.94%) TDD
4 510 (18.12%) Scrum
5 291 (10.34%) Unit Testing
6 288 (10.23%) OO
7 285 (10.13%) BDD
8 253 (8.99%) E-Commerce
9 192 (6.82%) Web Development
10 168 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
11 152 (5.40%) SDLC
12 117 (4.16%) Software Engineering
13 114 (4.05%) SOA
14 95 (3.38%) OOP
15 86 (3.06%) Business Intelligence
16 84 (2.99%) OOD
16 84 (2.99%) MVVM
17 82 (2.91%) CRM
18 79 (2.81%) Dependency Injection
19 64 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 2370 (84.22%) C#
2 1241 (44.10%) JavaScript
3 922 (32.76%) SQL
4 277 (9.84%) VB.NET
5 244 (8.67%) T-SQL
6 125 (4.44%) VB
7 87 (3.09%) C++
8 82 (2.91%) Java
9 57 (2.03%) VB6
10 37 (1.31%) VBA
11 35 (1.24%) PL/SQL
11 35 (1.24%) Ruby
12 31 (1.10%) TypeScript
13 28 (1.00%) PowerShell
14 25 (0.89%) PHP
15 22 (0.78%) Python
15 22 (0.78%) XAML
16 14 (0.50%) C
17 11 (0.39%) F#
18 10 (0.36%) Perl
Qualifications
1 104 (3.70%) Security Cleared
2 80 (2.84%) Degree
3 76 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.46%) DV Cleared
5 8 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.14%) MCSD
7 3 (0.11%) MCAD
7 3 (0.11%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.071%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.071%) MCITP
8 2 (0.071%) CFA
9 1 (0.036%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.036%) CTC Cleared
9 1 (0.036%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.036%) MCTS
9 1 (0.036%) MCP
9 1 (0.036%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (0.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 21 (0.75%) QA
3 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 3 (0.11%) SLA
4 3 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.036%) DICOM
5 1 (0.036%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.036%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 12 (0.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.11%) vSphere
3 2 (0.071%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.071%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.071%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.036%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (0.25%) Control-M
2 5 (0.18%) Puppet
3 4 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.071%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.036%) Nagios
5 1 (0.036%) WMI
5 1 (0.036%) Business Desktop Deployment
5 1 (0.036%) SCOM
5 1 (0.036%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 516 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 216 (7.68%) Oracle
3 84 (2.99%) Sitecore
4 48 (1.71%) EPiServer
5 46 (1.63%) Telerik
6 25 (0.89%) Twitter
7 23 (0.82%) IBM
8 19 (0.68%) Xamarin
9 17 (0.60%) Sybase
10 14 (0.50%) SAP
10 14 (0.50%) TIBCO
10 14 (0.50%) Infragistics
10 14 (0.50%) Perforce
11 13 (0.46%) DevExpress
12 11 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
13 10 (0.36%) Coverity
13 10 (0.36%) Ektron
14 8 (0.28%) ESRI
15 7 (0.25%) Google
15 7 (0.25%) Adobe
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