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 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 73 65 66
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +1
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1460 1561 1326
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.60% 2.90% 2.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.82% 3.13% 2.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 1043 1032 867
Average daily rate
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£348 £338 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.96% +2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+0.15% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 25
Average hourly rate £41.25 £32.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.90% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.63 £25.00 £10.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £49.20 £57.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+32.81% -8.57%

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
51861 49855 45545
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.57% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 32669 30609 26369
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1945 1977 2127
Average hourly rate £16.60 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.15 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

.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 30 June 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 30 June 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 30 June 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 -11 1352 £340 - 803
London -10 514 £400 - 188
South East +2 272 £338 +3.84% 168
City of London +10 153 £400 - 48
South West +4 129 £325 - 69
East of England -19 95 £338 -3.57% 47
Yorkshire -20 90 £325 +8.33% 68
West Midlands -9 83 £325 - 62
North West -31 74 £325 +4.83% 130
West Yorkshire -19 68 £325 +8.33% 31
East Midlands -4 67 £285 -1.72% 46
Kent +9 65 £325 +4.00% 17
Cambridgeshire -2 60 £325 +3.58% 9
Leeds -17 53 £325 +8.33% 20
Manchester -21 45 £326 +5.24% 51
Wales +18 44 £415 +38.33% 10
Bristol +20 41 £313 -3.84% 26
Surrey -5 40 £375 -8.53% 17
Scotland -6 39 £338 +8.87% 24
South Wales +29 38 £425 +41.66% 6
Buckinghamshire +7 33 £300 -6.25% 16
Hampshire -16 32 £306 -6.48% 34
Leicestershire -3 28 £285 +7.54% 10
West Sussex -2 27 £345 +25.45% 9
East Sussex +4 26 £315 +57.50% 9
Berkshire -7 26 £375 +7.14% 45
Somerset -4 25 £328 +1.94% 8
Newport - 25 £425 -
Milton Keynes +9 23 £400 +9.58% 11
Birmingham -22 23 £335 +8.06% 14

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 2886 (100.00%) .NET
2 2460 (85.24%) C#
3 1811 (62.75%) ASP.NET
4 1598 (55.37%) MVC
5 1468 (50.87%) SQL Server
6 1329 (46.05%) JavaScript
7 1197 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
8 1050 (36.38%) HTML
9 947 (32.81%) SQL
10 927 (32.12%) ASP.NET MVC
11 913 (31.64%) CSS
12 831 (28.79%) .NET Framework
13 803 (27.82%) jQuery
14 766 (26.54%) TDD
15 645 (22.35%) WCF
16 540 (18.71%) Microsoft
17 507 (17.57%) Scrum
18 497 (17.22%) Entity Framework
19 480 (16.63%) Web Services
20 419 (14.52%) AngularJS
21 415 (14.38%) HTML5
22 403 (13.96%) Visual Studio
23 388 (13.44%) ASP.NET Web API
24 376 (13.03%) Finance
25 354 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
26 323 (11.19%) OO
27 310 (10.74%) Unit Testing
28 307 (10.64%) XML
29 275 (9.53%) Windows
30 271 (9.39%) E-Commerce

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 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 (7.14%) CMS
2 148 (5.13%) IIS
3 136 (4.71%) Umbraco
4 101 (3.50%) SharePoint
5 67 (2.32%) Sitecore CMS
6 60 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
7 56 (1.94%) Kentico
7 56 (1.94%) Node.js
8 24 (0.83%) Sitefinity
9 21 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
9 21 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
10 20 (0.69%) MQSeries
11 19 (0.66%) SharePoint 2013
12 18 (0.62%) Elasticsearch
13 16 (0.55%) DNN
14 14 (0.49%) NServiceBus
15 12 (0.42%) Confluence
15 12 (0.42%) Apache Solr
16 11 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
17 8 (0.28%) Apache
Applications
1 119 (4.12%) MS Excel
2 21 (0.73%) MS Office
3 8 (0.28%) Photoshop
3 8 (0.28%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.14%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.10%) MS Project
5 3 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.069%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.035%) FastStats
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 28 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.24%) Tridion
4 5 (0.17%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.14%) Magento
6 2 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.069%) AWD
6 2 (0.069%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.035%) Unica
7 1 (0.035%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.035%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.035%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 145 (5.02%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (1.00%) SaaS
3 25 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.14%) GitHub
5 3 (0.10%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.10%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.069%) PaaS
6 2 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
6 2 (0.069%) Office 365
6 2 (0.069%) IaaS
7 1 (0.035%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.035%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 34 (1.18%) Internet
2 32 (1.11%) HTTP
3 15 (0.52%) Intranet
4 4 (0.14%) 3G
4 4 (0.14%) 2G
4 4 (0.14%) AMQP
4 4 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
4 4 (0.14%) Skype
5 3 (0.10%) 4G
5 3 (0.10%) Extranet
5 3 (0.10%) LDAP
6 2 (0.069%) SMTP
6 2 (0.069%) DHCP
6 2 (0.069%) SNMP
6 2 (0.069%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.069%) DNS
6 2 (0.069%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.069%) SSL
6 2 (0.069%) CTI
6 2 (0.069%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1468 (50.87%) SQL Server
2 354 (12.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 170 (5.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 120 (4.16%) NoSQL
5 107 (3.71%) Relational Database
5 107 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 106 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 99 (3.43%) Oracle Database
8 97 (3.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 73 (2.53%) MongoDB
10 58 (2.01%) MySQL
11 45 (1.56%) Oracle Database 11g
12 34 (1.18%) Oracle Database 10g
13 33 (1.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 24 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (0.80%) Couchbase
16 22 (0.76%) RavenDB
17 18 (0.62%) RDBMS
18 17 (0.59%) MS Access
19 16 (0.55%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 403 (13.96%) Visual Studio
2 262 (9.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 188 (6.51%) NUnit
4 124 (4.30%) Git (software)
5 115 (3.98%) Subversion
6 80 (2.77%) TeamCity
7 57 (1.98%) Selenium
8 51 (1.77%) Rhino Mocks
9 46 (1.59%) JIRA
9 46 (1.59%) ReSharper
10 45 (1.56%) MSTest
11 35 (1.21%) SpecFlow
12 32 (1.11%) Moq
13 29 (1.00%) Jenkins
14 26 (0.90%) Jasmine
15 21 (0.73%) MSBuild
16 18 (0.62%) Octopus Deploy
17 17 (0.59%) CruiseControl
18 14 (0.49%) StyleCop
19 13 (0.45%) Maven
General
1 376 (13.03%) Finance
2 164 (5.68%) Banking
3 93 (3.22%) Retail
4 90 (3.12%) Investment Banking
5 67 (2.32%) Back Office
6 55 (1.91%) Front Office
7 43 (1.49%) Legal
8 37 (1.28%) Marketing
9 34 (1.18%) Telecoms
10 22 (0.76%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.52%) Games
12 13 (0.45%) Electronics
13 11 (0.38%) Law
14 8 (0.28%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.24%) Publishing
15 7 (0.24%) Local Government
16 5 (0.17%) Advertising
17 4 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.14%) Automotive
17 4 (0.14%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2886 (100.00%) .NET
2 1811 (62.75%) ASP.NET
3 1050 (36.38%) HTML
4 927 (32.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 913 (31.64%) CSS
6 831 (28.79%) .NET Framework
7 803 (27.82%) jQuery
8 645 (22.35%) WCF
9 497 (17.22%) Entity Framework
10 480 (16.63%) Web Services
11 419 (14.52%) AngularJS
12 415 (14.38%) HTML5
13 388 (13.44%) ASP.NET Web API
14 307 (10.64%) XML
15 255 (8.84%) WPF
15 255 (8.84%) CSS3
16 207 (7.17%) Ajax
17 193 (6.69%) KnockoutJS
18 187 (6.48%) LINQ
19 183 (6.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 67 (2.32%) N-Tier
2 57 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 51 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
4 49 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (1.46%) Derivative
6 39 (1.35%) Mobile App
7 37 (1.28%) Computer Science
8 31 (1.07%) User Experience
9 26 (0.90%) Client/Server
10 25 (0.87%) Data Structures
11 19 (0.66%) Algorithms
11 19 (0.66%) Visualisation
11 19 (0.66%) Equity Derivative
11 19 (0.66%) Mathematics
11 19 (0.66%) NHS
12 16 (0.55%) Management Information System
13 15 (0.52%) Hedge funds
14 14 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.49%) Equities
15 12 (0.42%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 275 (9.53%) Windows
2 27 (0.94%) Android
3 24 (0.83%) Apple iOS
4 19 (0.66%) UNIX
5 16 (0.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (0.52%) Windows Phone
6 15 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (0.45%) Linux
8 12 (0.42%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (0.17%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
12 2 (0.069%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.035%) Windows CE
13 1 (0.035%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.035%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1598 (55.37%) MVC
2 1197 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
3 766 (26.54%) TDD
4 507 (17.57%) Scrum
5 323 (11.19%) OO
6 310 (10.74%) Unit Testing
7 271 (9.39%) E-Commerce
8 263 (9.11%) BDD
9 169 (5.86%) Continuous Integration
9 169 (5.86%) Web Development
10 144 (4.99%) SDLC
11 117 (4.05%) SOA
12 101 (3.50%) Software Engineering
13 96 (3.33%) OOD
14 92 (3.19%) CRM
15 88 (3.05%) OOP
16 86 (2.98%) MVVM
17 82 (2.84%) Dependency Injection
18 71 (2.46%) Responsive Web Design
19 70 (2.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 2460 (85.24%) C#
2 1329 (46.05%) JavaScript
3 947 (32.81%) SQL
4 242 (8.39%) VB.NET
5 221 (7.66%) T-SQL
6 107 (3.71%) VB
7 98 (3.40%) Java
8 78 (2.70%) C++
9 50 (1.73%) VBA
10 44 (1.52%) VB6
11 42 (1.46%) PL/SQL
12 36 (1.25%) PowerShell
13 23 (0.80%) Python
14 22 (0.76%) TypeScript
15 21 (0.73%) Ruby
16 20 (0.69%) XAML
17 18 (0.62%) PHP
18 15 (0.52%) C
19 12 (0.42%) F#
20 11 (0.38%) XPath
Qualifications
1 134 (4.64%) Security Cleared
2 98 (3.40%) SC Cleared
3 91 (3.15%) Degree
4 23 (0.80%) DV Cleared
5 19 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (0.21%) MCSD
7 5 (0.17%) MCAD
8 3 (0.10%) MCP
8 3 (0.10%) MCDBA
8 3 (0.10%) MCPD
9 2 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.069%) MCITP
10 1 (0.035%) CFA
10 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.035%) MCTS
10 1 (0.035%) HND
10 1 (0.035%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.035%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (0.69%) QA
2 14 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.10%) SLA
4 2 (0.069%) HL7
4 2 (0.069%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.069%) CRD IV
4 2 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.035%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.069%) Firmware
3 1 (0.035%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.035%) vSphere
3 1 (0.035%) vCloud
3 1 (0.035%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 18 (0.62%) Puppet
2 8 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.24%) Control-M
4 1 (0.035%) Nagios
4 1 (0.035%) Business Desktop Deployment
4 1 (0.035%) SCOM
Vendors
1 540 (18.71%) Microsoft
2 268 (9.29%) Oracle
3 84 (2.91%) Sitecore
4 55 (1.91%) EPiServer
5 47 (1.63%) Telerik
6 33 (1.14%) IBM
7 27 (0.94%) Twitter
8 25 (0.87%) Sybase
9 24 (0.83%) TIBCO
10 22 (0.76%) Xamarin
11 21 (0.73%) DevExpress
12 17 (0.59%) Infragistics
13 16 (0.55%) SAP
14 14 (0.49%) Google
14 14 (0.49%) Ektron
15 10 (0.35%) Coverity
15 10 (0.35%) Perforce
16 9 (0.31%) ESRI
16 9 (0.31%) Salesforce.com
16 9 (0.31%) Adobe
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