The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 64 62 56
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1535 1485 1695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.81% 2.91% 2.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.04% 3.14% 3.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 1015 998 1112
Average daily rate
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£350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £463 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 26 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -8.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £9.23 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £54.00 £120.15
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -3.44%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50489 47277 53592
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.35% 92.50% 92.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 30654 27660 29863
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £567
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 2004 2139 2724
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

.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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 -3 1447 £350 +2.94% 936
London +9 543 £400 - 232
South East -7 258 £325 -7.14% 185
South West +3 138 £325 +3.17% 92
City of London +6 134 £400 -5.88% 79
East of England -1 128 £326 +8.75% 81
Yorkshire +6 126 £320 +6.66% 99
North West -9 101 £323 +7.50% 131
West Midlands -20 90 £325 +12.06% 50
West Yorkshire +4 88 £325 +8.33% 57
Manchester +5 69 £325 +8.33% 62
Leeds -3 63 £320 +6.66% 43
Somerset +12 58 £325 - 7
Cambridgeshire +12 54 £313 -10.71% 25
East Midlands -6 52 £300 +20.00% 47
Hampshire -6 50 £370 +5.71% 35
Scotland -27 46 £316 +5.41% 36
Surrey -11 42 £375 -6.25% 30
Taunton +2 38 £325 +1.16% 2
Berkshire +11 35 £325 - 41
Oxfordshire +21 30 £275 -21.42% 21
Cambridge +17 27 £313 +13.63% 13
Leicestershire -4 26 £265 +11.57% 11
Birmingham -12 25 £323 +11.20% 15
Kent +12 24 £313 -10.71% 15
Suffolk -3 24 £403 +23.84% 5
East Sussex +11 23 £200 -33.33% 16
Wiltshire -5 23 £325 +8.33% 12
Wales -8 23 £313 +8.60% 14
Buckinghamshire -50 22 £325 -8.38% 14

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3216 (100.00%) .NET
2 2753 (85.60%) C#
3 2160 (67.16%) ASP.NET
4 1828 (56.84%) SQL Server
5 1583 (49.22%) MVC
6 1217 (37.84%) JavaScript
7 1188 (36.94%) HTML
8 1083 (33.68%) SQL
9 1002 (31.16%) ASP.NET MVC
10 968 (30.10%) CSS
11 846 (26.31%) jQuery
12 813 (25.28%) WCF
13 781 (24.28%) .NET Framework
14 723 (22.48%) TDD
15 591 (18.38%) Microsoft
16 581 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
17 554 (17.23%) Web Services
18 544 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
19 542 (16.85%) Visual Studio
20 504 (15.67%) Scrum
21 468 (14.55%) VB.NET
22 448 (13.93%) XML
23 415 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 401 (12.47%) Finance
25 383 (11.91%) Windows
26 381 (11.85%) HTML5
27 349 (10.85%) WPF
28 341 (10.60%) OO
29 339 (10.54%) Ajax
30 327 (10.17%) Unit Testing

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 236 (7.34%) CMS
2 182 (5.66%) IIS
3 151 (4.70%) SharePoint
4 130 (4.04%) Umbraco
5 63 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 62 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
7 49 (1.52%) Node.js
8 27 (0.84%) Kentico
9 23 (0.72%) NServiceBus
10 21 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
11 20 (0.62%) SharePoint 2010
12 18 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 12 (0.37%) DNN
14 11 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 11 (0.34%) Sitefinity
15 10 (0.31%) SharePoint Server
16 8 (0.25%) EPiServer CMS
16 8 (0.25%) Elasticsearch
17 7 (0.22%) JCAPS
18 5 (0.16%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 133 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 50 (1.55%) MS Office
3 16 (0.50%) InfoPath
4 13 (0.40%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.093%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.062%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.062%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 50 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 9 (0.28%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.12%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.062%) BusinessWorks
5 2 (0.062%) Summit
6 1 (0.031%) Adaptiv
6 1 (0.031%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.031%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.031%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.031%) Magento
6 1 (0.031%) FINCAD Analytics
6 1 (0.031%) Agresso
6 1 (0.031%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 111 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 31 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
2 31 (0.96%) SaaS
3 11 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 11 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (0.31%) PaaS
5 6 (0.19%) Office 365
5 6 (0.19%) GitHub
6 5 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 5 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
6 5 (0.16%) CloudFront
7 2 (0.062%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 32 (1.00%) Intranet
1 32 (1.00%) Internet
2 26 (0.81%) HTTP
3 8 (0.25%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.12%) Extranet
4 4 (0.12%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.093%) FTP
5 3 (0.093%) DNS
5 3 (0.093%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.093%) Softphone
6 2 (0.062%) SNMP
6 2 (0.062%) WEP
6 2 (0.062%) SSL
7 1 (0.031%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.031%) Wireless
7 1 (0.031%) LDAP
7 1 (0.031%) Broadband
7 1 (0.031%) GPRS
7 1 (0.031%) LAN
7 1 (0.031%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1828 (56.84%) SQL Server
2 544 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 191 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 172 (5.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 162 (5.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 162 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 67 (2.08%) Relational Database
7 54 (1.68%) Oracle Database
8 48 (1.49%) RavenDB
9 47 (1.46%) NoSQL
10 42 (1.31%) MySQL
11 35 (1.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 34 (1.06%) RDBMS
13 31 (0.96%) Data Warehouse
14 28 (0.87%) MongoDB
15 27 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
16 21 (0.65%) SQL Server 2000
16 21 (0.65%) Couchbase
17 19 (0.59%) DTS
18 18 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 542 (16.85%) Visual Studio
2 318 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 182 (5.66%) NUnit
4 111 (3.45%) Git (software)
5 97 (3.02%) Subversion
6 91 (2.83%) TeamCity
7 63 (1.96%) SpecFlow
8 52 (1.62%) MSTest
8 52 (1.62%) Moq
9 35 (1.09%) Rhino Mocks
9 35 (1.09%) ReSharper
10 33 (1.03%) JIRA
11 32 (1.00%) Mercurial
12 27 (0.84%) CruiseControl
12 27 (0.84%) Jenkins
13 23 (0.72%) Selenium
14 17 (0.53%) MSBuild
15 13 (0.40%) Jasmine
15 13 (0.40%) Cucumber
16 10 (0.31%) Maven
General
1 401 (12.47%) Finance
2 179 (5.57%) Banking
3 104 (3.23%) Retail
4 86 (2.67%) Front Office
5 71 (2.21%) Back Office
6 64 (1.99%) Investment Banking
7 48 (1.49%) Marketing
8 44 (1.37%) Telecoms
9 29 (0.90%) Manufacturing
10 19 (0.59%) Advertising
10 19 (0.59%) Legal
11 14 (0.44%) Electronics
12 8 (0.25%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.25%) Publishing
13 7 (0.22%) Games
13 7 (0.22%) Billing
13 7 (0.22%) Law
14 3 (0.093%) Pharmaceutical
14 3 (0.093%) Retail Banking
14 3 (0.093%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3216 (100.00%) .NET
2 2160 (67.16%) ASP.NET
3 1188 (36.94%) HTML
4 1002 (31.16%) ASP.NET MVC
5 968 (30.10%) CSS
6 846 (26.31%) jQuery
7 813 (25.28%) WCF
8 781 (24.28%) .NET Framework
9 554 (17.23%) Web Services
10 448 (13.93%) XML
11 415 (12.90%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 381 (11.85%) HTML5
13 349 (10.85%) WPF
14 339 (10.54%) Ajax
15 294 (9.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 282 (8.77%) LINQ
17 275 (8.55%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 226 (7.03%) WinForms
19 205 (6.37%) CSS3
20 184 (5.72%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 61 (1.90%) Inversion of Control
2 59 (1.83%) N-Tier
3 56 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (1.34%) Mobile App
5 36 (1.12%) Derivative
6 33 (1.03%) Client/Server
7 24 (0.75%) Computer Science
8 23 (0.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 22 (0.68%) Credit Risk
10 21 (0.65%) NHS
11 19 (0.59%) Fixed Income
12 18 (0.56%) Market Risk
13 15 (0.47%) RIA
13 15 (0.47%) Open Source
14 13 (0.40%) DTV
15 11 (0.34%) Digital Media
15 11 (0.34%) Video on Demand
16 10 (0.31%) Kindle
16 10 (0.31%) Equity Derivative
17 9 (0.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 383 (11.91%) Windows
2 46 (1.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 23 (0.72%) Apple iOS
4 20 (0.62%) Android
5 18 (0.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 15 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (0.44%) Linux
8 13 (0.40%) UNIX
9 12 (0.37%) Windows XP
9 12 (0.37%) Windows Phone
10 11 (0.34%) Windows Phone 8
11 10 (0.31%) Windows 7
12 7 (0.22%) Windows 8
13 6 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.093%) BlackBerry OS
15 2 (0.062%) Windows CE
16 1 (0.031%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1583 (49.22%) MVC
2 723 (22.48%) TDD
3 581 (18.07%) Agile Software Development
4 504 (15.67%) Scrum
5 341 (10.60%) OO
6 327 (10.17%) Unit Testing
7 265 (8.24%) Web Development
8 244 (7.59%) E-Commerce
9 200 (6.22%) BDD
10 187 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
11 147 (4.57%) SOA
12 122 (3.79%) OOP
13 120 (3.73%) Software Engineering
14 110 (3.42%) MVVM
15 105 (3.26%) Workflow
16 98 (3.05%) OOD
17 91 (2.83%) CRM
18 85 (2.64%) Dependency Injection
19 76 (2.36%) Multithreading
20 64 (1.99%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2753 (85.60%) C#
2 1217 (37.84%) JavaScript
3 1083 (33.68%) SQL
4 468 (14.55%) VB.NET
5 292 (9.08%) T-SQL
6 97 (3.02%) VB
7 73 (2.27%) PL/SQL
8 70 (2.18%) Java
9 47 (1.46%) VB6
10 46 (1.43%) VBA
11 38 (1.18%) XAML
12 31 (0.96%) C++
13 30 (0.93%) PowerShell
14 25 (0.78%) PHP
15 16 (0.50%) C
16 14 (0.44%) Python
17 11 (0.34%) VBScript
18 10 (0.31%) Scala
19 8 (0.25%) Ruby
20 4 (0.12%) XPath
Qualifications
1 133 (4.14%) Security Cleared
2 100 (3.11%) SC Cleared
3 96 (2.99%) Degree
4 25 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.28%) DV Cleared
6 8 (0.25%) MCSD
7 6 (0.19%) MCTS
8 4 (0.12%) MCSE
9 3 (0.093%) MCITP
9 3 (0.093%) MBA
10 2 (0.062%) MCP
11 1 (0.031%) MCAD
11 1 (0.031%) MCPD
11 1 (0.031%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (1.24%) QA
2 17 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.19%) HL7
4 4 (0.12%) SLA
5 3 (0.093%) ISO 14001
5 3 (0.093%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.093%) Basel III
6 2 (0.062%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.031%) TickIT
7 1 (0.031%) DICOM
System Software
1 15 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.062%) Varnish
3 1 (0.031%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (0.31%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.22%) Control-M
3 5 (0.16%) Puppet
4 2 (0.062%) SCCM
4 2 (0.062%) SCOM
5 1 (0.031%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.031%) CA SiteMinder
5 1 (0.031%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 591 (18.38%) Microsoft
2 285 (8.86%) Oracle
3 83 (2.58%) Sitecore
4 46 (1.43%) EPiServer
5 43 (1.34%) Telerik
6 28 (0.87%) Sybase
7 25 (0.78%) Twitter
8 24 (0.75%) DevExpress
9 21 (0.65%) SAP
10 10 (0.31%) IBM
11 9 (0.28%) Ektron
12 8 (0.25%) Google
13 7 (0.22%) Infragistics
14 6 (0.19%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.19%) HP
14 6 (0.19%) Xamarin
14 6 (0.19%) Facebook
15 5 (0.16%) AccuRev
15 5 (0.16%) Red Gate
15 5 (0.16%) Salesforce.com
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