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 August 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 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 65 59 57
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1513 1618 1714
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.68% 3.07% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.90% 3.31% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 999 1106 1129
Average daily rate
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£350 £340 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £315 £301
% change year-on-year
+3.17% +4.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 16 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £31.25 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -8.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £9.23 £18.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £80.35 £45.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% +0.74%

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -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 August 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 August 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 August 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 -5 1405 £350 - 759
London -11 507 £400 - 176
South East -9 259 £350 - 151
Yorkshire +4 135 £320 +5.78% 92
East of England -6 133 £325 - 45
City of London +3 125 £380 -7.87% 52
North West -12 108 £325 +8.33% 120
South West -14 104 £330 +1.38% 71
West Midlands -18 94 £325 +16.07% 48
West Yorkshire +2 91 £325 +4.00% 49
Manchester -2 67 £325 +8.33% 52
Leeds -4 66 £325 +5.26% 30
Scotland -5 63 £325 +4.00% 32
Cambridgeshire +4 53 £310 -11.42% 10
East Midlands -22 49 £300 +20.00% 50
Surrey -8 43 £375 +3.44% 26
Hampshire -19 41 £350 -4.43% 23
Somerset +8 40 £355 +11.11% 4
Berkshire +16 38 £350 - 22
East Sussex +13 36 £225 -32.83% 14
Brighton +9 31 £225 -29.13% 12
Buckinghamshire -40 28 £375 +5.70% 11
Oxfordshire +7 26 £250 -31.50% 19
Wales +3 24 £313 +25.00% 22
Taunton +3 24 £350 +10.23% 1
Glasgow 0 24 £406 +35.41% 15
Cambridge +8 23 £313 +7.75% 8
Warwickshire -5 23 £300 +12.14% 6
North Yorkshire +3 22 £290 -3.33% 19
Wiltshire -12 22 £288 -6.12% 8

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 3100 (100.00%) .NET
2 2671 (86.16%) C#
3 2072 (66.84%) ASP.NET
4 1763 (56.87%) SQL Server
5 1549 (49.97%) MVC
6 1207 (38.94%) JavaScript
7 1159 (37.39%) HTML
8 1066 (34.39%) SQL
9 960 (30.97%) ASP.NET MVC
10 955 (30.81%) CSS
11 797 (25.71%) WCF
11 797 (25.71%) jQuery
12 771 (24.87%) .NET Framework
13 679 (21.90%) TDD
14 591 (19.06%) Microsoft
15 575 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
16 509 (16.42%) Web Services
17 501 (16.16%) Scrum
18 494 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
19 477 (15.39%) Visual Studio
20 436 (14.06%) VB.NET
21 428 (13.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 398 (12.84%) XML
23 376 (12.13%) Finance
24 369 (11.90%) HTML5
25 355 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
26 339 (10.94%) Windows
27 332 (10.71%) OO
28 325 (10.48%) Ajax
29 320 (10.32%) WPF

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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
1 242 (7.81%) CMS
2 183 (5.90%) IIS
3 155 (5.00%) SharePoint
4 129 (4.16%) Umbraco
5 65 (2.10%) BizTalk Server
6 63 (2.03%) Node.js
7 62 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 32 (1.03%) Kentico
9 22 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
10 16 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
10 16 (0.52%) Apache Solr
11 15 (0.48%) NServiceBus
12 14 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.39%) DNN
14 11 (0.35%) Sitefinity
15 10 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.29%) SharePoint Server
17 8 (0.26%) Oracle Workflow
18 7 (0.23%) JCAPS
Applications
1 144 (4.65%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.06%) MS Office
3 15 (0.48%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.065%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.032%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 55 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 5 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.065%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.065%) Summit
6 1 (0.032%) Pivotal CRM
6 1 (0.032%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.032%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.032%) Magento
6 1 (0.032%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.032%) Oracle Payables
6 1 (0.032%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 116 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
3 27 (0.87%) SaaS
4 21 (0.68%) PaaS
5 11 (0.35%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
6 7 (0.23%) GitHub
7 6 (0.19%) Office 365
8 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
8 5 (0.16%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 36 (1.16%) Internet
2 32 (1.03%) Intranet
3 26 (0.84%) HTTP
4 10 (0.32%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.13%) Extranet
5 4 (0.13%) FTP
6 3 (0.097%) Softphone
6 3 (0.097%) DNS
6 3 (0.097%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.097%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.065%) SNMP
7 2 (0.065%) GPRS
7 2 (0.065%) SSH
8 1 (0.032%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.032%) 4G
8 1 (0.032%) LAN
8 1 (0.032%) WAN
8 1 (0.032%) SMTP
8 1 (0.032%) LDAP
8 1 (0.032%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1763 (56.87%) SQL Server
2 494 (15.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 169 (5.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 147 (4.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 142 (4.58%) SQL Server 2005
6 141 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 65 (2.10%) Relational Database
8 57 (1.84%) Oracle Database
9 43 (1.39%) RavenDB
10 41 (1.32%) NoSQL
11 36 (1.16%) MySQL
12 32 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (0.94%) MongoDB
14 28 (0.90%) RDBMS
15 24 (0.77%) Oracle Database 11g
16 22 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
17 21 (0.68%) Data Warehouse
17 21 (0.68%) DTS
18 20 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
19 16 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 477 (15.39%) Visual Studio
2 355 (11.45%) Team Foundation Server
3 170 (5.48%) NUnit
4 103 (3.32%) Git (software)
5 91 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 90 (2.90%) Subversion
7 67 (2.16%) SpecFlow
8 51 (1.65%) Moq
9 42 (1.35%) MSTest
10 41 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
11 40 (1.29%) JIRA
12 28 (0.90%) Selenium
13 27 (0.87%) Mercurial
14 23 (0.74%) CruiseControl
15 21 (0.68%) ReSharper
15 21 (0.68%) MSBuild
16 17 (0.55%) Jenkins
17 13 (0.42%) Oracle Forms
18 12 (0.39%) Jasmine
18 12 (0.39%) StyleCop
General
1 376 (12.13%) Finance
2 159 (5.13%) Banking
3 103 (3.32%) Retail
4 83 (2.68%) Front Office
5 82 (2.65%) Back Office
6 66 (2.13%) Investment Banking
7 54 (1.74%) Marketing
8 39 (1.26%) Telecoms
9 35 (1.13%) Manufacturing
10 22 (0.71%) Advertising
11 19 (0.61%) Electronics
12 14 (0.45%) Legal
13 13 (0.42%) Financial Institution
14 8 (0.26%) Publishing
15 7 (0.23%) Games
16 6 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
16 6 (0.19%) Law
17 5 (0.16%) Dutch Language
17 5 (0.16%) French Language
18 4 (0.13%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3100 (100.00%) .NET
2 2072 (66.84%) ASP.NET
3 1159 (37.39%) HTML
4 960 (30.97%) ASP.NET MVC
5 955 (30.81%) CSS
6 797 (25.71%) WCF
6 797 (25.71%) jQuery
7 771 (24.87%) .NET Framework
8 509 (16.42%) Web Services
9 428 (13.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 398 (12.84%) XML
11 369 (11.90%) HTML5
12 325 (10.48%) Ajax
13 320 (10.32%) WPF
14 292 (9.42%) LINQ
15 276 (8.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 268 (8.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 217 (7.00%) WinForms
18 194 (6.26%) CSS3
19 177 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 64 (2.06%) Inversion of Control
2 62 (2.00%) N-Tier
3 51 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
4 42 (1.35%) Mobile App
5 32 (1.03%) Computer Science
6 29 (0.94%) Client/Server
6 29 (0.94%) Derivative
7 25 (0.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (0.71%) Fixed Income
9 21 (0.68%) Credit Risk
10 20 (0.65%) NHS
11 19 (0.61%) Market Risk
12 17 (0.55%) DTV
12 17 (0.55%) GIS
13 16 (0.52%) Open Source
14 14 (0.45%) Hedge funds
15 12 (0.39%) Digital Media
15 12 (0.39%) W3C
16 11 (0.35%) Equity Derivative
16 11 (0.35%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 339 (10.94%) Windows
2 40 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 26 (0.84%) Apple iOS
4 20 (0.65%) Android
5 18 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 10 (0.32%) UNIX
7 10 (0.32%) Windows XP
8 9 (0.29%) Linux
9 8 (0.26%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.26%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.16%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.097%) BlackBerry OS
11 3 (0.097%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.065%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.032%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.032%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.032%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1549 (49.97%) MVC
2 679 (21.90%) TDD
3 575 (18.55%) Agile Software Development
4 501 (16.16%) Scrum
5 332 (10.71%) OO
6 310 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 268 (8.65%) Web Development
8 248 (8.00%) E-Commerce
9 203 (6.55%) BDD
10 197 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
11 134 (4.32%) SOA
12 127 (4.10%) OOP
13 116 (3.74%) Software Engineering
14 105 (3.39%) MVVM
15 92 (2.97%) CRM
15 92 (2.97%) Workflow
16 91 (2.94%) OOD
17 85 (2.74%) Dependency Injection
18 69 (2.23%) Multithreading
19 63 (2.03%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2671 (86.16%) C#
2 1207 (38.94%) JavaScript
3 1066 (34.39%) SQL
4 436 (14.06%) VB.NET
5 299 (9.65%) T-SQL
6 107 (3.45%) VB
7 98 (3.16%) PL/SQL
8 69 (2.23%) Java
9 43 (1.39%) VB6
10 41 (1.32%) VBA
10 41 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 37 (1.19%) C++
12 36 (1.16%) XAML
13 24 (0.77%) PHP
14 19 (0.61%) VBScript
15 16 (0.52%) Python
16 12 (0.39%) Scala
16 12 (0.39%) C
17 6 (0.19%) Perl
18 5 (0.16%) XPath
Qualifications
1 137 (4.42%) Security Cleared
2 112 (3.61%) Degree
3 107 (3.45%) SC Cleared
4 27 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.29%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.23%) MCITP
6 7 (0.23%) MCSD
7 5 (0.16%) MCTS
8 4 (0.13%) MCSE
9 3 (0.097%) MBA
10 2 (0.065%) MCP
11 1 (0.032%) MCAD
11 1 (0.032%) HNC
11 1 (0.032%) HND
11 1 (0.032%) Sun Certification
11 1 (0.032%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (1.55%) QA
2 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.19%) HL7
4 3 (0.097%) SLA
4 3 (0.097%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.097%) Basel III
5 2 (0.065%) DICOM
5 2 (0.065%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.032%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 12 (0.39%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.032%) Hyper-V
2 1 (0.032%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 8 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.19%) Control-M
3 3 (0.097%) Puppet
4 2 (0.065%) logstash
4 2 (0.065%) SCOM
5 1 (0.032%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.032%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 591 (19.06%) Microsoft
2 284 (9.16%) Oracle
3 88 (2.84%) Sitecore
4 59 (1.90%) EPiServer
5 32 (1.03%) Sybase
6 27 (0.87%) DevExpress
7 24 (0.77%) Telerik
8 23 (0.74%) Twitter
8 23 (0.74%) SAP
9 16 (0.52%) HP
10 11 (0.35%) Kofax
11 10 (0.32%) IBM
11 10 (0.32%) Facebook
12 8 (0.26%) AccuRev
13 7 (0.23%) Ektron
13 7 (0.23%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.19%) Google
14 6 (0.19%) Open Text
14 6 (0.19%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.19%) Infragistics
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