The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had .NET Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Developer
Rank 542 567 592
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +25
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 82 79 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.14% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 55 46
Median daily rate £355 £350 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
46813 52482 53624
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.63% 94.79% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 30599 33429 33859
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £580 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1652 2038 2200
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £43.00 £37.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

.NET Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured .NET Software Developer in the job title.

.NET Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Software Developer within the UK.

.NET Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016.

.NET Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Software Developer within the UK.

.NET Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Software Developer
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 4 December 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +21 75 £350 +7.69% 116
London -8 16 £425 +30.76% 20
South West +17 14 £330 -10.20% 10
South East +23 12 £400 +30.61% 25
East Midlands -1 9 £363 +0.83% 5
North West +10 8 £400 +26.98% 22
Leicestershire +4 8 £363 +0.76%
Leicester - 8 £363 -
Devon +10 6 £220 -23.14%
West Midlands -9 6 £325 +10.16% 5
Yorkshire +16 5 £303 +0.83% 17
Solihull +5 5 £325 -
Scotland +4 5 £400 -11.11% 8
West Yorkshire +16 4 £330 - 14
Edinburgh +13 4 £400 -11.11% 3
Berkshire +8 4 - - 1
East of England +8 4 - - 9
Plymouth - 4 £220 -
Leeds +19 3 £333 - 7
Bristol +4 3 £340 -15.00% 4
Lancashire - 3 - - 2
Merseyside - 3 £400 - 3
Hampshire +23 2 £475 +65.21% 12
West Sussex +13 2 £338 -3.57% 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 - - 4
Wokingham - 2 - -
Preston - 2 - -
Cambridge - 2 - - 3
Liverpool - 2 - - 1
Letchworth - 2 - -

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, .NET Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring .NET Software Developer in the job title.

1 155 (100.00%) .NET
2 142 (91.61%) C#
3 88 (56.77%) ASP.NET
4 86 (55.48%) MVC
5 78 (50.32%) SQL Server
6 72 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
7 70 (45.16%) SQL
8 69 (44.52%) Microsoft
9 68 (43.87%) JavaScript
10 55 (35.48%) HTML
10 55 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
11 46 (29.68%) CSS
12 45 (29.03%) jQuery
13 43 (27.74%) .NET Framework
14 38 (24.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 37 (23.87%) AngularJS
15 37 (23.87%) WCF
16 36 (23.23%) Finance
17 34 (21.94%) Web Services
18 33 (21.29%) Visual Studio
19 32 (20.65%) XML
20 29 (18.71%) Scrum
20 29 (18.71%) TDD
21 27 (17.42%) Degree
21 27 (17.42%) SOAP
22 26 (16.77%) OO
22 26 (16.77%) REST
23 24 (15.48%) Oracle
24 23 (14.84%) WPF
24 23 (14.84%) VB.NET

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (6.45%) IIS
1 10 (6.45%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.58%) CMS
3 3 (1.94%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.29%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.29%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.29%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.65%) Apache
5 1 (0.65%) Confluence
5 1 (0.65%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.65%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.65%) SAS
5 1 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (11.61%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.58%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (7.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.58%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.65%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 13 (8.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.87%) PaaS
3 5 (3.23%) IaaS
4 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (1.94%) Data Lake Analytics
5 1 (0.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.29%) Firewall
1 2 (1.29%) HTTP
2 1 (0.65%) Internet
2 1 (0.65%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (50.32%) SQL Server
2 19 (12.26%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (11.61%) Oracle Database
4 17 (10.97%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (7.10%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (5.16%) NoSQL
7 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 6 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.23%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (3.23%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (2.58%) Azure SQL Database
9 4 (2.58%) MongoDB
9 4 (2.58%) MS Access
9 4 (2.58%) MySQL
10 3 (1.94%) Data Lake
10 3 (1.94%) Power BI
10 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (1.94%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (21.29%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.16%) Git (software)
4 7 (4.52%) NUnit
4 7 (4.52%) Selenium
5 5 (3.23%) Moq
6 4 (2.58%) JIRA
7 3 (1.94%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.94%) Grunt
7 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.94%) Rational Robot
7 3 (1.94%) SpecFlow
7 3 (1.94%) Subversion
8 2 (1.29%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.29%) JMeter
8 2 (1.29%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (1.29%) Protractor
8 2 (1.29%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.29%) WebDriver
9 1 (0.65%) Maven
General
1 36 (23.23%) Finance
2 18 (11.61%) Manufacturing
3 13 (8.39%) Marketing
3 13 (8.39%) Telecoms
4 12 (7.74%) Electronics
5 10 (6.45%) Banking
6 7 (4.52%) Front Office
7 5 (3.23%) Back Office
8 4 (2.58%) Advertising
8 4 (2.58%) Law
9 3 (1.94%) Investment Banking
9 3 (1.94%) Legal
9 3 (1.94%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.65%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.65%) French Language
10 1 (0.65%) German Language
10 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.65%) Retail
10 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 155 (100.00%) .NET
2 88 (56.77%) ASP.NET
3 55 (35.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 55 (35.48%) HTML
4 46 (29.68%) CSS
5 45 (29.03%) jQuery
6 43 (27.74%) .NET Framework
7 38 (24.52%) ASP.NET Web API
8 37 (23.87%) AngularJS
8 37 (23.87%) WCF
9 34 (21.94%) Web Services
10 32 (20.65%) XML
11 27 (17.42%) SOAP
12 26 (16.77%) REST
13 23 (14.84%) WPF
14 18 (11.61%) JSON
15 17 (10.97%) Entity Framework
16 16 (10.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 12 (7.74%) HTML5
17 12 (7.74%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 11 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (6.45%) Computer Science
3 7 (4.52%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.58%) LIMS
5 3 (1.94%) Inversion of Control
5 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.94%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.94%) Physics
5 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.29%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.29%) User Experience
7 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.65%) Derivative
7 1 (0.65%) Economics
7 1 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
7 1 (0.65%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.65%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.65%) NHS
7 1 (0.65%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 13 (8.39%) Windows
2 5 (3.23%) Linux
3 3 (1.94%) Unix
3 3 (1.94%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.65%) Android
4 1 (0.65%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.65%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (55.48%) MVC
2 72 (46.45%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (18.71%) Scrum
3 29 (18.71%) TDD
4 26 (16.77%) OO
5 23 (14.84%) OOD
6 19 (12.26%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (11.61%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.97%) SDLC
9 13 (8.39%) Programme Management
9 13 (8.39%) Unit Testing
10 12 (7.74%) Digital Marketing
11 11 (7.10%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (7.10%) SOLID
12 8 (5.16%) MVVM
13 7 (4.52%) Investment Management
13 7 (4.52%) Web Development
14 6 (3.87%) BDD
14 6 (3.87%) Continuous Improvement
14 6 (3.87%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 142 (91.61%) C#
2 70 (45.16%) SQL
3 68 (43.87%) JavaScript
4 23 (14.84%) VB.NET
5 22 (14.19%) T-SQL
6 15 (9.68%) VB
7 7 (4.52%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.58%) C++
8 4 (2.58%) Java
8 4 (2.58%) VB6
9 3 (1.94%) MATLAB
9 3 (1.94%) PHP
9 3 (1.94%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.94%) VBA
10 2 (1.29%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.29%) XAML
11 1 (0.65%) C
11 1 (0.65%) Go
11 1 (0.65%) Python
11 1 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (17.42%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) MCAD
2 2 (1.29%) MCSD
2 2 (1.29%) MCTS
2 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.65%) HNC
3 1 (0.65%) HND
3 1 (0.65%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.87%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.29%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.29%) SDET
3 1 (0.65%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.65%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.94%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Ansible
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 69 (44.52%) Microsoft
2 24 (15.48%) Oracle
3 12 (7.74%) SAP
4 4 (2.58%) LexisNexis
5 3 (1.94%) DevExpress
5 3 (1.94%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.94%) Tableau
6 2 (1.29%) VMware
7 1 (0.65%) Charles River
7 1 (0.65%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.65%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.65%) Remedy
7 1 (0.65%) Sage
7 1 (0.65%) SimCorp
7 1 (0.65%) Telerik
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