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 29 December 2014 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 72 59 51
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -8
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1353 1534 1696
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.51% 3.00% 3.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.72% 3.24% 3.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 925 1058 1142
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £238 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £518 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £305 £313
% change year-on-year
+6.55% -2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 15 21
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £23.05 £19.39
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £36.58 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.75 £34.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.97% +6.15%

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
49661 47331 45270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.07% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 31654 28484 25553
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2007 2082 2584
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.11% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.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 29 December 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 29 December 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 29 December 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
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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 -13 1250 £350 +2.94% 616
London -16 460 £388 -3.12% 114
South East -13 239 £340 +4.61% 148
East of England 0 125 £360 +29.72% 45
City of London -19 116 £375 -16.66% 47
North West -5 104 £314 +1.20% 98
Yorkshire -22 100 £325 +8.33% 66
South West -8 97 £325 +4.00% 59
Cambridgeshire +24 71 £375 +25.00% 5
Scotland -14 69 £311 +0.16% 10
Manchester -3 68 £325 +6.55% 47
West Yorkshire -22 68 £335 +13.55% 36
West Midlands -6 61 £300 -3.22% 43
East Midlands -14 55 £300 +2.56% 34
Leeds -24 44 £325 +8.33% 14
Surrey -2 41 £325 -7.14% 10
Kent +2 40 £320 -8.57% 12
Somerset +4 36 £320 -18.98% 5
Buckinghamshire -32 34 £363 +31.81% 15
Hampshire -37 31 £340 +4.61% 34
Oxfordshire -4 30 £365 +7.74% 28
Cheshire +5 28 £300 -4.00% 36
Berkshire -9 28 £325 -4.41% 36
Glasgow +10 27 £311 +4.62% 5
Edinburgh -22 25 £350 +14.19% 4
Milton Keynes -27 24 £389 +19.61% 9
Hertfordshire +7 22 £360 +28.57% 16
Taunton - 21 £315 - 3
North Yorkshire -10 20 £313 +4.16% 20
Coventry +4 18 £325 +4.83% 4

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 2890 (100.00%) .NET
2 2444 (84.57%) C#
3 1741 (60.24%) ASP.NET
4 1493 (51.66%) SQL Server
5 1460 (50.52%) MVC
6 1131 (39.13%) JavaScript
7 1123 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
8 1065 (36.85%) HTML
9 1031 (35.67%) SQL
10 899 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
11 891 (30.83%) CSS
12 749 (25.92%) jQuery
13 746 (25.81%) .NET Framework
14 695 (24.05%) WCF
15 670 (23.18%) TDD
16 599 (20.73%) Microsoft
17 502 (17.37%) Scrum
18 465 (16.09%) Web Services
19 434 (15.02%) Visual Studio
20 397 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
21 395 (13.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 390 (13.49%) Finance
23 374 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
24 367 (12.70%) OO
25 349 (12.08%) XML
26 314 (10.87%) HTML5
27 297 (10.28%) VB.NET
28 293 (10.14%) T-SQL
29 289 (10.00%) Ajax
30 284 (9.83%) Oracle

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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
1 198 (6.85%) CMS
2 152 (5.26%) SharePoint
3 150 (5.19%) IIS
4 96 (3.32%) Umbraco
5 55 (1.90%) Node.js
6 54 (1.87%) Sitecore CMS
7 50 (1.73%) Kentico
8 47 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
9 30 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
10 24 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
11 16 (0.55%) EPiServer CMS
12 14 (0.48%) TIBCO EMS
13 13 (0.45%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.38%) Confluence
14 11 (0.38%) Sitefinity
14 11 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
15 9 (0.31%) K2 blackpearl
15 9 (0.31%) ArcGIS
16 8 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.28%) WebSphere
Applications
1 133 (4.60%) MS Excel
2 35 (1.21%) MS Office
3 8 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.21%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.035%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.035%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 49 (1.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.14%) Endur
4 3 (0.10%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 3 (0.10%) Markit EDM
5 2 (0.069%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.069%) Dynamics GP
5 2 (0.069%) BusinessWorks
6 1 (0.035%) Tridion
6 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.035%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.035%) RMDS
6 1 (0.035%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.035%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.035%) SmartPlant
6 1 (0.035%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 135 (4.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (0.97%) PaaS
3 16 (0.55%) SaaS
4 14 (0.48%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (0.21%) GitHub
6 5 (0.17%) Office 365
7 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.069%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.035%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.035%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.035%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.035%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 41 (1.42%) Internet
2 26 (0.90%) Intranet
3 25 (0.87%) HTTP
4 16 (0.55%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.24%) FTP
6 6 (0.21%) SSL
7 3 (0.10%) S/MIME
7 3 (0.10%) SMTP
7 3 (0.10%) AMQP
8 2 (0.069%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.069%) RIP
8 2 (0.069%) SSH
9 1 (0.035%) Extranet
9 1 (0.035%) Telnet
9 1 (0.035%) Wireless
9 1 (0.035%) LDAP
9 1 (0.035%) GPRS
9 1 (0.035%) VoIP
9 1 (0.035%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1493 (51.66%) SQL Server
2 397 (13.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 174 (6.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 130 (4.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 110 (3.81%) SQL Server 2005
6 103 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 77 (2.66%) Relational Database
8 75 (2.60%) Oracle Database
9 41 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 39 (1.35%) NoSQL
11 27 (0.93%) MongoDB
12 25 (0.87%) RavenDB
13 24 (0.83%) Azure SQL Database
13 24 (0.83%) MySQL
14 22 (0.76%) SQL Server 2000
14 22 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 17 (0.59%) MS Access
17 16 (0.55%) RDBMS
17 16 (0.55%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 434 (15.02%) Visual Studio
2 374 (12.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 179 (6.19%) NUnit
4 105 (3.63%) Subversion
5 88 (3.04%) Git (software)
6 60 (2.08%) SpecFlow
7 59 (2.04%) TeamCity
8 55 (1.90%) MSTest
9 54 (1.87%) Moq
10 50 (1.73%) JIRA
11 31 (1.07%) Rhino Mocks
12 29 (1.00%) Selenium
13 27 (0.93%) ReSharper
14 25 (0.87%) Jenkins
15 22 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 21 (0.73%) Jasmine
17 19 (0.66%) CruiseControl
18 17 (0.59%) MSBuild
18 17 (0.59%) StyleCop
19 13 (0.45%) QUnit
General
1 390 (13.49%) Finance
2 109 (3.77%) Banking
3 81 (2.80%) Retail
4 66 (2.28%) Back Office
5 62 (2.15%) Marketing
6 54 (1.87%) Investment Banking
6 54 (1.87%) Front Office
7 30 (1.04%) Telecoms
8 23 (0.80%) Manufacturing
9 17 (0.59%) Advertising
10 16 (0.55%) Legal
11 11 (0.38%) Electronics
11 11 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.31%) Games
13 8 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
14 7 (0.24%) German Language
15 6 (0.21%) Law
16 5 (0.17%) Publishing
16 5 (0.17%) Dutch Language
17 3 (0.10%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2890 (100.00%) .NET
2 1741 (60.24%) ASP.NET
3 1065 (36.85%) HTML
4 899 (31.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 891 (30.83%) CSS
6 749 (25.92%) jQuery
7 746 (25.81%) .NET Framework
8 695 (24.05%) WCF
9 465 (16.09%) Web Services
10 395 (13.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 349 (12.08%) XML
12 314 (10.87%) HTML5
13 289 (10.00%) Ajax
14 264 (9.13%) AngularJS
15 251 (8.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 222 (7.68%) WPF
17 215 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web API
18 208 (7.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 208 (7.20%) LINQ
19 187 (6.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 100 (3.46%) Analytical Skills
2 67 (2.32%) N-Tier
3 54 (1.87%) Computer Science
4 53 (1.83%) Mobile App
5 52 (1.80%) Inversion of Control
6 45 (1.56%) NHS
7 35 (1.21%) User Experience
8 32 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
9 29 (1.00%) Open Source
10 21 (0.73%) Derivative
11 19 (0.66%) Market Risk
11 19 (0.66%) Fixed Income
12 18 (0.62%) Management Information System
13 17 (0.59%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 16 (0.55%) Client/Server
14 16 (0.55%) Digital Media
15 15 (0.52%) Algorithms
15 15 (0.52%) Hedge funds
16 14 (0.48%) W3C
17 13 (0.45%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 218 (7.54%) Windows
2 30 (1.04%) Apple iOS
3 29 (1.00%) Android
4 17 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (0.45%) Linux
6 9 (0.31%) UNIX
7 7 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.14%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.10%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (0.10%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.069%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.069%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.035%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.035%) Windows 2000
12 1 (0.035%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 1460 (50.52%) MVC
2 1123 (38.86%) Agile Software Development
3 670 (23.18%) TDD
4 502 (17.37%) Scrum
5 367 (12.70%) OO
6 250 (8.65%) E-Commerce
7 228 (7.89%) BDD
8 226 (7.82%) Unit Testing
9 212 (7.34%) Web Development
10 192 (6.64%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (4.57%) SOA
12 119 (4.12%) OOP
13 101 (3.49%) Software Engineering
14 97 (3.36%) Automated Testing
15 92 (3.18%) CRM
16 88 (3.04%) Mentoring
17 86 (2.98%) Dependency Injection
18 80 (2.77%) OOD
19 74 (2.56%) MVVM
20 72 (2.49%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2444 (84.57%) C#
2 1131 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 1031 (35.67%) SQL
4 297 (10.28%) VB.NET
5 293 (10.14%) T-SQL
6 102 (3.53%) PL/SQL
7 86 (2.98%) VB
8 85 (2.94%) Java
9 51 (1.76%) C++
10 47 (1.63%) VBScript
11 36 (1.25%) VBA
11 36 (1.25%) VB6
12 34 (1.18%) PowerShell
13 25 (0.87%) Python
14 24 (0.83%) PHP
15 20 (0.69%) XAML
16 19 (0.66%) Ruby
17 14 (0.48%) C
18 13 (0.45%) XPath
18 13 (0.45%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 110 (3.81%) Security Cleared
2 103 (3.56%) Degree
3 78 (2.70%) SC Cleared
4 18 (0.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.45%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.14%) MCITP
7 3 (0.10%) MCPD
8 2 (0.069%) MCP
9 1 (0.035%) MCSD
9 1 (0.035%) HNC
9 1 (0.035%) HND
9 1 (0.035%) Sun Certification
9 1 (0.035%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (1.94%) QA
2 4 (0.14%) HL7
3 3 (0.10%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.069%) WAI
5 1 (0.035%) SLA
5 1 (0.035%) DICOM
5 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 9 (0.31%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.17%) Forefront TMG
Systems Management
1 8 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.24%) Puppet
3 4 (0.14%) logstash
4 2 (0.069%) Kibana
5 1 (0.035%) Control-M
5 1 (0.035%) WMI
5 1 (0.035%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 599 (20.73%) Microsoft
2 284 (9.83%) Oracle
3 78 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 49 (1.70%) EPiServer
5 41 (1.42%) Telerik
6 22 (0.76%) Twitter
7 21 (0.73%) DevExpress
8 18 (0.62%) Xamarin
9 17 (0.59%) TIBCO
10 16 (0.55%) Sybase
10 16 (0.55%) SAP
11 15 (0.52%) IBM
12 13 (0.45%) Ektron
13 12 (0.42%) Google
13 12 (0.42%) Infragistics
14 11 (0.38%) Kofax
14 11 (0.38%) Facebook
15 10 (0.35%) HP
16 8 (0.28%) RedDot
17 7 (0.24%) Adobe
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