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 4 August 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
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Developer
Rank 80 67 63
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1380 1484 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 2.42% 2.72% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.62% 2.94% 3.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 978 982 1004
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £458 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 25
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £24.50 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.61 £60.45 £54.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%

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
52654 50519 47353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.44% 92.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 33449 30575 27767
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £230
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 1936 1988 2122
Average hourly rate £16.83 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.96% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

.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 4 August 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 4 August 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 4 August 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 -15 1290 £350 - 892
London -18 473 £400 - 230
South East +1 284 £338 +3.84% 167
City of London -5 134 £400 - 60
South West 0 126 £325 - 88
Yorkshire -24 98 £330 +3.12% 54
East of England -25 91 £350 +7.69% 62
West Yorkshire -20 79 £330 +1.53% 32
West Midlands -6 77 £325 - 61
Leeds -10 69 £330 +3.12% 22
East Midlands +11 67 £286 +4.09% 60
Kent +14 65 £325 - 27
Cambridgeshire -3 55 £338 +8.00% 18
North West -66 46 £325 - 153
Berkshire +11 45 £365 +12.30% 30
Buckinghamshire +13 37 £400 +23.07% 18
Wales +11 37 £338 +8.00% 12
Hampshire -19 36 £314 -16.33% 28
Scotland -10 34 £325 +2.76% 26
West Sussex +13 33 £348 +18.29% 8
Bristol +17 32 £315 -4.54% 24
Wiltshire +7 30 £338 +12.50% 18
Surrey -17 29 £375 - 26
South Wales +13 27 £350 +5.66% 9
Milton Keynes +14 26 £425 +9.67% 11
North East +5 26 £325 -7.14% 17
Manchester -40 26 £325 - 63
Coventry +7 25 £331 -11.90% 5
Nottinghamshire +3 25 £305 -8.27% 23
East Sussex -6 24 £344 +71.87% 15

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 2879 (100.00%) .NET
2 2439 (84.72%) C#
3 1787 (62.07%) ASP.NET
4 1616 (56.13%) MVC
5 1509 (52.41%) SQL Server
6 1291 (44.84%) JavaScript
7 1201 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
8 1075 (37.34%) HTML
9 955 (33.17%) SQL
10 919 (31.92%) CSS
11 898 (31.19%) ASP.NET MVC
12 805 (27.96%) .NET Framework
13 785 (27.27%) jQuery
14 768 (26.68%) TDD
15 611 (21.22%) WCF
16 528 (18.34%) Microsoft
17 505 (17.54%) Scrum
18 482 (16.74%) Web Services
19 469 (16.29%) Entity Framework
20 458 (15.91%) AngularJS
21 428 (14.87%) HTML5
22 412 (14.31%) Finance
23 405 (14.07%) ASP.NET Web API
24 389 (13.51%) Visual Studio
25 341 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
26 313 (10.87%) OO
27 309 (10.73%) XML
28 299 (10.39%) Unit Testing
29 277 (9.62%) VB.NET
30 271 (9.41%) E-Commerce

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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
1 212 (7.36%) CMS
2 172 (5.97%) IIS
3 145 (5.04%) Umbraco
4 92 (3.20%) SharePoint
5 72 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
6 60 (2.08%) Node.js
7 57 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
8 43 (1.49%) Kentico
9 23 (0.80%) NServiceBus
10 22 (0.76%) Sitefinity
11 21 (0.73%) K2 blackpearl
12 19 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
13 18 (0.63%) MQSeries
14 17 (0.59%) Apache Solr
15 16 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.45%) DNN
17 11 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
18 9 (0.31%) Confluence
19 6 (0.21%) Tomcat
Applications
1 142 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.08%) MS Office
3 14 (0.49%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.24%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.10%) MS Project
5 3 (0.10%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.10%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.069%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.035%) FastStats
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.035%) GNU Octave
7 1 (0.035%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.035%) Simulink
7 1 (0.035%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 29 (1.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 7 (0.24%) Tridion
4 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.10%) Magento
6 2 (0.069%) Oracle BPM
6 2 (0.069%) AWD
7 1 (0.035%) Unica
7 1 (0.035%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.035%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.035%) Visualfiles
7 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 148 (5.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (0.80%) SaaS
4 5 (0.17%) PaaS
5 4 (0.14%) GitHub
6 3 (0.10%) Office 365
7 2 (0.069%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.069%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.069%) Adobe Analytics
7 2 (0.069%) IaaS
7 2 (0.069%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.035%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 33 (1.15%) Internet
2 26 (0.90%) HTTP
3 15 (0.52%) Intranet
4 4 (0.14%) 3G
4 4 (0.14%) 2G
4 4 (0.14%) Radio Access Network
5 3 (0.10%) 4G
5 3 (0.10%) Extranet
5 3 (0.10%) FTP
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
6 2 (0.069%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.069%) LTE
6 2 (0.069%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1509 (52.41%) SQL Server
2 341 (11.84%) SQL Server 2008
3 174 (6.04%) SQL Server 2012
4 118 (4.10%) NoSQL
5 103 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 101 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 99 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 85 (2.95%) SQL Server 2005
9 73 (2.54%) MongoDB
10 69 (2.40%) Oracle Database
11 54 (1.88%) MySQL
12 33 (1.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 32 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 25 (0.87%) Data Warehouse
15 21 (0.73%) Couchbase
16 19 (0.66%) Oracle Database 10g
16 19 (0.66%) SQL Server 2000
17 18 (0.63%) RavenDB
18 17 (0.59%) RDBMS
19 16 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 389 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 256 (8.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 170 (5.90%) NUnit
4 128 (4.45%) Git (software)
5 122 (4.24%) Subversion
6 89 (3.09%) TeamCity
7 55 (1.91%) ReSharper
7 55 (1.91%) Selenium
8 41 (1.42%) JIRA
9 39 (1.35%) MSTest
10 38 (1.32%) Rhino Mocks
11 35 (1.22%) Jenkins
12 33 (1.15%) SpecFlow
13 32 (1.11%) Moq
14 26 (0.90%) MSBuild
15 25 (0.87%) Jasmine
16 23 (0.80%) CruiseControl
17 19 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
18 13 (0.45%) Maven
19 11 (0.38%) Grunt
General
1 412 (14.31%) Finance
2 185 (6.43%) Banking
3 95 (3.30%) Investment Banking
4 86 (2.99%) Retail
5 74 (2.57%) Back Office
6 55 (1.91%) Front Office
7 46 (1.60%) Legal
8 39 (1.35%) Marketing
9 32 (1.11%) Telecoms
10 29 (1.01%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.52%) Games
12 11 (0.38%) Law
12 11 (0.38%) Electronics
13 10 (0.35%) Publishing
14 9 (0.31%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.24%) Local Government
16 6 (0.21%) Pharmaceutical
17 5 (0.17%) Automotive
18 4 (0.14%) Dutch Language
18 4 (0.14%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2879 (100.00%) .NET
2 1787 (62.07%) ASP.NET
3 1075 (37.34%) HTML
4 919 (31.92%) CSS
5 898 (31.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 805 (27.96%) .NET Framework
7 785 (27.27%) jQuery
8 611 (21.22%) WCF
9 482 (16.74%) Web Services
10 469 (16.29%) Entity Framework
11 458 (15.91%) AngularJS
12 428 (14.87%) HTML5
13 405 (14.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 309 (10.73%) XML
15 260 (9.03%) WPF
16 258 (8.96%) CSS3
17 208 (7.22%) KnockoutJS
18 206 (7.16%) Ajax
19 188 (6.53%) SOAP
20 182 (6.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 76 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (2.19%) N-Tier
3 53 (1.84%) Inversion of Control
4 47 (1.63%) Enterprise Software
5 45 (1.56%) Derivative
6 37 (1.29%) Computer Science
7 35 (1.22%) Mobile App
8 31 (1.08%) User Experience
9 23 (0.80%) Data Structures
9 23 (0.80%) Client/Server
10 22 (0.76%) Equity Derivative
11 21 (0.73%) NHS
11 21 (0.73%) Visualisation
12 17 (0.59%) Mathematics
13 16 (0.56%) Management Information System
14 15 (0.52%) Algorithms
14 15 (0.52%) Hedge funds
15 14 (0.49%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 14 (0.49%) W3C
16 12 (0.42%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 262 (9.10%) Windows
2 22 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (0.73%) Windows Server 2008
4 19 (0.66%) Android
4 19 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 17 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 15 (0.52%) UNIX
7 12 (0.42%) Linux
8 10 (0.35%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.10%) Windows Phone 8
11 2 (0.069%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.035%) VME
12 1 (0.035%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1616 (56.13%) MVC
2 1201 (41.72%) Agile Software Development
3 768 (26.68%) TDD
4 505 (17.54%) Scrum
5 313 (10.87%) OO
6 299 (10.39%) Unit Testing
7 271 (9.41%) E-Commerce
8 268 (9.31%) BDD
9 181 (6.29%) Web Development
10 168 (5.84%) Continuous Integration
11 155 (5.38%) SDLC
12 113 (3.92%) SOA
13 112 (3.89%) Software Engineering
14 104 (3.61%) OOP
15 95 (3.30%) MVVM
16 94 (3.27%) CRM
17 86 (2.99%) OOD
18 81 (2.81%) Dependency Injection
19 79 (2.74%) Business Intelligence
20 67 (2.33%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 2439 (84.72%) C#
2 1291 (44.84%) JavaScript
3 955 (33.17%) SQL
4 277 (9.62%) VB.NET
5 238 (8.27%) T-SQL
6 117 (4.06%) VB
7 90 (3.13%) C++
8 89 (3.09%) Java
9 56 (1.95%) VB6
10 49 (1.70%) VBA
11 37 (1.29%) PL/SQL
12 34 (1.18%) TypeScript
13 32 (1.11%) PowerShell
14 30 (1.04%) Ruby
15 24 (0.83%) XAML
16 23 (0.80%) PHP
17 21 (0.73%) Python
18 16 (0.56%) C
19 12 (0.42%) F#
20 10 (0.35%) XPath
Qualifications
1 119 (4.13%) Security Cleared
2 88 (3.06%) SC Cleared
3 87 (3.02%) Degree
4 15 (0.52%) DV Cleared
4 15 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (0.21%) MCSD
6 5 (0.17%) MCAD
7 3 (0.10%) MCDBA
8 2 (0.069%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
8 2 (0.069%) MCITP
8 2 (0.069%) CFA
8 2 (0.069%) MCPD
9 1 (0.035%) BC Cleared
9 1 (0.035%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.035%) MCTS
9 1 (0.035%) MCP
9 1 (0.035%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (0.80%) QA
2 14 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.14%) SLA
3 4 (0.14%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.069%) HL7
4 2 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
5 1 (0.035%) DICOM
5 1 (0.035%) CRD IV
5 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.035%) GxP
System Software
1 10 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.10%) vSphere
3 2 (0.069%) VMware Workstation
3 2 (0.069%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.069%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.035%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (0.52%) Puppet
2 7 (0.24%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.24%) Control-M
3 1 (0.035%) Nagios
3 1 (0.035%) WMI
3 1 (0.035%) Business Desktop Deployment
3 1 (0.035%) SCOM
3 1 (0.035%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 528 (18.34%) Microsoft
2 233 (8.09%) Oracle
3 90 (3.13%) Sitecore
4 51 (1.77%) EPiServer
4 51 (1.77%) Telerik
5 34 (1.18%) IBM
6 28 (0.97%) Twitter
7 21 (0.73%) TIBCO
7 21 (0.73%) Sybase
8 18 (0.63%) Infragistics
9 17 (0.59%) DevExpress
10 16 (0.56%) SAP
11 14 (0.49%) Xamarin
12 13 (0.45%) Perforce
13 12 (0.42%) Google
14 11 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
14 11 (0.38%) Ektron
15 10 (0.35%) Coverity
16 9 (0.31%) Adobe
17 8 (0.28%) ESRI
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