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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 58 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 1654 1433 1787
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 3.03% 3.00% 2.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 3.25% 3.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 914 1117
Average daily rate £325 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £254 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £527 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 27 37
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.00 £21.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £90.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50313 44084 56073
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.17% 92.43% 92.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30713 25214 30795
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1990 2177 2578
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%

.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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England 0 1499 £336 -4.00% 473
London -11 488 £388 -3.12% 115
South East +6 293 £325 -5.10% 134
East of England +7 159 £325 +4.00% 32
North West +5 148 £334 +16.08% 43
City of London +6 132 £375 -6.25% 31
West Midlands -11 112 £300 - 35
East Midlands +1 111 £290 -6.45% 26
Yorkshire -5 108 £300 +3.44% 44
Surrey +9 97 £375 +7.14% 34
Manchester +9 84 £339 +23.18% 23
South West -19 81 £320 -1.53% 29
Scotland -7 79 £308 +13.88% 17
Cambridgeshire +18 72 £300 -11.11% 7
West Yorkshire -8 69 £298 +2.58% 25
Leeds -14 47 £300 +3.44% 15
Leicestershire +3 42 £275 -12.00% 7
Berkshire -32 40 £350 -2.77% 21
Oxfordshire +26 39 £325 - 17
Birmingham -2 35 £300 - 12
Cheshire +6 34 £350 +16.66% 12
Glasgow +11 33 £300 -1.63% 10
Buckinghamshire -17 31 £270 -14.62% 9
Hampshire 0 30 £313 -10.71% 27
Leicester 0 30 £288 - 4
Essex 0 29 £318 +20.37% 7
Nottinghamshire 0 27 £325 - 9
Wales -11 27 £300 +4.34% 8
Edinburgh -20 24 £335 +48.88% 4
North Yorkshire +7 23 £300 +11.11% 14

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 3134 (100.00%) .NET
2 2621 (83.63%) C#
3 2057 (65.63%) ASP.NET
4 1748 (55.78%) SQL Server
5 1435 (45.79%) MVC
6 1209 (38.58%) JavaScript
7 1158 (36.95%) HTML
8 1092 (34.84%) SQL
9 963 (30.73%) ASP.NET MVC
10 934 (29.80%) CSS
11 913 (29.13%) jQuery
12 704 (22.46%) WCF
13 677 (21.60%) TDD
14 661 (21.09%) .NET Framework
15 579 (18.47%) Visual Studio
16 578 (18.44%) Microsoft
17 575 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
18 558 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
19 490 (15.63%) XML
20 486 (15.51%) VB.NET
21 485 (15.48%) Web Services
22 462 (14.74%) Scrum
23 438 (13.98%) Finance
24 374 (11.93%) HTML5
25 369 (11.77%) Windows
26 359 (11.46%) Ajax
27 356 (11.36%) WPF
28 332 (10.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
29 320 (10.21%) OO
30 311 (9.92%) T-SQL

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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
1 237 (7.56%) CMS
2 190 (6.06%) SharePoint
3 153 (4.88%) IIS
4 123 (3.92%) Umbraco
5 77 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
6 54 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
7 42 (1.34%) Node.js
8 27 (0.86%) SharePoint 2010
8 27 (0.86%) Kentico
9 21 (0.67%) NServiceBus
10 19 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
10 19 (0.61%) DNN
11 12 (0.38%) WordPress
12 11 (0.35%) Drupal
12 11 (0.35%) Joomla!
13 10 (0.32%) Sitefinity
14 8 (0.26%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.22%) WebSphere
16 6 (0.19%) Commerce Server
Applications
1 136 (4.34%) MS Excel
2 61 (1.95%) MS Office
3 13 (0.41%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.26%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.064%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.064%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.032%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.032%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 43 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.096%) Dynamics NAV
3 3 (0.096%) Markit EDM
4 2 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.064%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.032%) Magento
5 1 (0.032%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.032%) Summit
5 1 (0.032%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 102 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.54%) SaaS
4 8 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 7 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (0.13%) Trello
7 2 (0.064%) Office 365
7 2 (0.064%) GitHub
8 1 (0.032%) PaaS
8 1 (0.032%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.37%) Intranet
2 39 (1.24%) Internet
3 22 (0.70%) HTTP
4 15 (0.48%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.32%) DNS
6 6 (0.19%) Network Security
7 5 (0.16%) FTP
7 5 (0.16%) SSL
7 5 (0.16%) CTI
8 4 (0.13%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.096%) WEP
9 3 (0.096%) Softphone
10 2 (0.064%) DSL
10 2 (0.064%) HTTPS
10 2 (0.064%) SMTP
11 1 (0.032%) LDAP
11 1 (0.032%) Broadband
11 1 (0.032%) GPRS
11 1 (0.032%) SNMP
11 1 (0.032%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1748 (55.78%) SQL Server
2 575 (18.35%) SQL Server 2008
3 203 (6.48%) SQL Server 2012
4 192 (6.13%) SQL Server 2005
5 162 (5.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 158 (5.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 78 (2.49%) Relational Database
8 56 (1.79%) MySQL
9 51 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 38 (1.21%) NoSQL
11 35 (1.12%) RavenDB
12 29 (0.93%) MongoDB
13 27 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
13 27 (0.86%) DTS
14 24 (0.77%) RDBMS
15 23 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
15 23 (0.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (0.57%) Couchbase
17 16 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
18 13 (0.41%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 579 (18.47%) Visual Studio
2 302 (9.64%) Team Foundation Server
3 185 (5.90%) NUnit
4 126 (4.02%) Git (software)
5 93 (2.97%) Subversion
6 63 (2.01%) TeamCity
7 52 (1.66%) MSTest
7 52 (1.66%) Moq
8 46 (1.47%) SpecFlow
8 46 (1.47%) ReSharper
9 43 (1.37%) Jenkins
10 41 (1.31%) Rhino Mocks
11 30 (0.96%) JIRA
12 29 (0.93%) Mercurial
13 24 (0.77%) CruiseControl
14 23 (0.73%) Cucumber
15 18 (0.57%) Selenium
16 16 (0.51%) Visual Studio Team System
17 14 (0.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 12 (0.38%) Hudson
General
1 438 (13.98%) Finance
2 196 (6.25%) Banking
3 111 (3.54%) Front Office
4 83 (2.65%) Retail
5 48 (1.53%) Investment Banking
6 44 (1.40%) Back Office
7 43 (1.37%) Marketing
8 34 (1.08%) Telecoms
9 22 (0.70%) Legal
10 14 (0.45%) Advertising
11 13 (0.41%) Electronics
12 12 (0.38%) Publishing
13 10 (0.32%) Manufacturing
14 9 (0.29%) Financial Institution
15 8 (0.26%) Law
16 7 (0.22%) Games
17 5 (0.16%) Local Government
18 4 (0.13%) Military
19 3 (0.096%) Automotive
19 3 (0.096%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3134 (100.00%) .NET
2 2057 (65.63%) ASP.NET
3 1158 (36.95%) HTML
4 963 (30.73%) ASP.NET MVC
5 934 (29.80%) CSS
6 913 (29.13%) jQuery
7 704 (22.46%) WCF
8 661 (21.09%) .NET Framework
9 490 (15.63%) XML
10 485 (15.48%) Web Services
11 374 (11.93%) HTML5
12 359 (11.46%) Ajax
13 356 (11.36%) WPF
14 332 (10.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 280 (8.93%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 279 (8.90%) LINQ
17 277 (8.84%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 237 (7.56%) WinForms
19 205 (6.54%) CSS3
20 195 (6.22%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 66 (2.11%) N-Tier
2 60 (1.91%) Inversion of Control
3 59 (1.88%) Mobile App
4 57 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (1.18%) Computer Science
6 35 (1.12%) Derivative
7 29 (0.93%) NHS
8 19 (0.61%) Fixed Income
9 17 (0.54%) W3C
9 17 (0.54%) Open Source
10 15 (0.48%) Digital Media
10 15 (0.48%) Client/Server
11 13 (0.41%) Video on Demand
12 12 (0.38%) Mathematics
12 12 (0.38%) Physics
12 12 (0.38%) Credit Risk
13 11 (0.35%) RIA
14 10 (0.32%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 9 (0.29%) Market Risk
15 9 (0.29%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 369 (11.77%) Windows
2 36 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (0.93%) Linux
4 26 (0.83%) Apple iOS
5 22 (0.70%) Android
6 17 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (0.41%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.35%) UNIX
8 11 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
9 10 (0.32%) Windows Server 2012
10 8 (0.26%) Windows XP
11 7 (0.22%) Windows 7
12 6 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (0.16%) Windows 8
14 4 (0.13%) Windows CE
15 2 (0.064%) Windows 2000 Server
16 1 (0.032%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1435 (45.79%) MVC
2 677 (21.60%) TDD
3 558 (17.80%) Agile Software Development
4 462 (14.74%) Scrum
5 320 (10.21%) OO
6 251 (8.01%) Unit Testing
7 217 (6.92%) Web Development
8 190 (6.06%) E-Commerce
9 155 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
10 153 (4.88%) BDD
11 139 (4.44%) Software Engineering
12 136 (4.34%) SOA
13 109 (3.48%) MVVM
14 101 (3.22%) Dependency Injection
14 101 (3.22%) Workflow
15 96 (3.06%) CRM
16 95 (3.03%) OOP
17 92 (2.94%) Multithreading
18 89 (2.84%) OOD
19 81 (2.58%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 2621 (83.63%) C#
2 1209 (38.58%) JavaScript
3 1092 (34.84%) SQL
4 486 (15.51%) VB.NET
5 311 (9.92%) T-SQL
6 120 (3.83%) VB
7 69 (2.20%) Java
8 61 (1.95%) VB6
9 52 (1.66%) VBA
10 45 (1.44%) C++
11 43 (1.37%) XAML
12 42 (1.34%) PL/SQL
13 28 (0.89%) PHP
14 20 (0.64%) Ruby
15 19 (0.61%) Python
16 18 (0.57%) PowerShell
16 18 (0.57%) C
17 16 (0.51%) VBScript
18 8 (0.26%) XPath
19 6 (0.19%) Scala
Qualifications
1 92 (2.94%) Degree
2 82 (2.62%) Security Cleared
3 61 (1.95%) SC Cleared
4 36 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.41%) MCTS
6 8 (0.26%) MCSD
7 7 (0.22%) MCP
8 6 (0.19%) MCAD
9 5 (0.16%) DV Cleared
10 3 (0.096%) MCITP
10 3 (0.096%) MBA
11 2 (0.064%) MCPD
12 1 (0.032%) CFA
12 1 (0.032%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (0.93%) QA
2 11 (0.35%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.22%) HL7
4 4 (0.13%) WCAG
5 2 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.032%) DICOM
6 1 (0.032%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.032%) Basel III
6 1 (0.032%) SLA
6 1 (0.032%) TickIT
6 1 (0.032%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 12 (0.38%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.064%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.064%) Varnish
3 1 (0.032%) Platform Symphony
3 1 (0.032%) XenApp
3 1 (0.032%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.032%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.13%) Puppet
3 3 (0.096%) Control-M
3 3 (0.096%) SCCM
4 1 (0.032%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.032%) CA SiteMinder
4 1 (0.032%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 578 (18.44%) Microsoft
2 247 (7.88%) Oracle
3 89 (2.84%) Sitecore
4 59 (1.88%) Telerik
5 40 (1.28%) EPiServer
6 24 (0.77%) Twitter
6 24 (0.77%) Sybase
7 23 (0.73%) DevExpress
7 23 (0.73%) Ektron
8 13 (0.41%) SAP
9 10 (0.32%) Facebook
9 10 (0.32%) Google
10 9 (0.29%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.29%) CODA
10 9 (0.29%) RedDot
11 8 (0.26%) Business Objects
11 8 (0.26%) Syncfusion
12 7 (0.22%) IBM
13 6 (0.19%) Serena
13 6 (0.19%) Infragistics
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £500.00 - £600.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £500 - £575 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Gonnadoo
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
Experis IT
Posted: 10 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
Roc Search
Posted: 10 hours ago
Richmond, Surrey
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £150.00 - £300.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Cheshire
Venturi
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Leicestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Posted: 14 hours ago
Central London / West End
TRG
Rate: £400 Per Day Plus Excellent Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £200 - 275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified Market rate
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £350 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Reigate, Surrey
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £450 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday