The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Software Developer
Rank 586 528 523
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 22 41 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.040% 0.079% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.086% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 29 11
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£360 £320 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £329 £250 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £300 £325
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00

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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.NET Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Software Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.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
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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 18 December 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -47 21 £360 +12.50% 42
London +27 12 £388 -8.82% 7
South East -43 3 £350 +5.66% 10
East of England - 3 £360 - 3
West Yorkshire -12 2 £325 +20.37% 1
Yorkshire -21 2 £325 +20.37% 3
Hertfordshire - 2 £360 - 2
City of London +11 1 £375 -34.78% 3
Berkshire +3 1 £350 - 1
Leeds -10 1 - - 1
Buckinghamshire -12 1 £375 +50.00%
South West -36 1 £410 +23.77% 4
Scotland - 1 - - 2
Ipswich - 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 £325 - 1
Edinburgh - 1 - - 1
Exeter - - - -
Fareham - - - - 1
Glasgow - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Halifax - - - -
Harrogate - - - -
Hove - - - -
Cambridgeshire - - - -
Cheshire - - - - 3
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 2
East Sussex - - - - 4

.NET Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (84.78%) C#
3 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
4 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
5 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 23 (50.00%) SQL
5 23 (50.00%) MVC
6 19 (41.30%) HTML
7 17 (36.96%) jQuery
8 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
8 16 (34.78%) CSS
9 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
10 11 (23.91%) TDD
11 10 (21.74%) Ajax
11 10 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
12 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (19.57%) Scrum
12 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
13 7 (15.22%) Web Services
13 7 (15.22%) OO
13 7 (15.22%) WCF
13 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (15.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
14 6 (13.04%) XML
14 6 (13.04%) Windows
14 6 (13.04%) SOA
14 6 (13.04%) Microsoft

.NET Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.35%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.17%) JBoss
2 1 (2.17%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 2 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.17%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.17%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (54.35%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (6.52%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle9i Database
6 1 (2.17%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) RavenDB
6 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.87%) Subversion
3 4 (8.70%) QUnit
3 4 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 3 (6.52%) NUnit
4 3 (6.52%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.35%) MSTest
6 1 (2.17%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.17%) Moq
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.52%) Back Office
2 3 (6.52%) Marketing
3 2 (4.35%) Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.17%) Advertising
4 1 (2.17%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (58.70%) ASP.NET
3 19 (41.30%) HTML
4 17 (36.96%) jQuery
5 16 (34.78%) CSS
6 13 (28.26%) .NET Framework
7 10 (21.74%) Ajax
7 10 (21.74%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (19.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 7 (15.22%) Web Services
9 7 (15.22%) WCF
9 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (15.22%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (13.04%) XML
11 5 (10.87%) SOAP
11 5 (10.87%) Lucene
11 5 (10.87%) Lucene.Net
12 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (8.70%) REST
12 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Mathematics
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) DTV
3 1 (2.17%) Open Source
3 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 4 (8.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.52%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) MVC
2 16 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (23.91%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) Scrum
5 7 (15.22%) OO
6 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 6 (13.04%) SOA
7 5 (10.87%) Unit Testing
8 3 (6.52%) Workflow
8 3 (6.52%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.52%) MVVM
9 2 (4.35%) BDD
9 2 (4.35%) Release Management
9 2 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
9 2 (4.35%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.35%) Web Development
9 2 (4.35%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.35%) OOD
9 2 (4.35%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) C#
2 23 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 23 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) T-SQL
4 5 (10.87%) TypeScript
5 4 (8.70%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) PHP
5 4 (8.70%) C++
6 3 (6.52%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.52%) VB
7 2 (4.35%) Java
8 1 (2.17%) Python
8 1 (2.17%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 3 (6.52%) Sybase
4 2 (4.35%) SAP
4 2 (4.35%) TIBCO
5 1 (2.17%) Motorola
5 1 (2.17%) Sitecore
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