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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Developer
Rank 598 570 516
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -54
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 63 72 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.13% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.13% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 52 62
Median daily rate £360 £325 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.76% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £295 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £375 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Median hourly rate £46.13 £35.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.78% -12.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £46.13 £35.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
+31.78% +22.80%

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
51181 53984 51041
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.77% 94.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 33252 34149 30933
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £257 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1553 2015 2063
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.85 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

.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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -6 61 £360 +10.76% 140
London +9 22 £408 -9.44% 25
South West -1 14 £350 +3.70% 10
East of England +22 4 £485 +44.77% 8
East Midlands -3 4 £350 -6.66% 9
South East -7 4 £513 +102.97% 31
West Yorkshire -18 4 £325 - 16
Yorkshire -24 4 £325 - 19
West Midlands -27 4 £400 +30.61% 16
City of London +42 3 £315 -30.00% 8
North West +10 3 £425 - 19
Leeds -6 3 £338 +5.46% 6
Cheshire +3 2 £425 - 8
Nottinghamshire -2 2 £350 -6.66% 3
Nottingham -3 2 £350 -6.66% 3
Tyne and Wear - 2 - - 3
Leicestershire - 2 - - 1
Luton - 2 £485 -
Knutsford - 2 £425 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 - - 2
Birmingham - 2 £400 - 4
North East - 2 - - 3
Bedfordshire - 2 £485 -
Oxfordshire +8 1 £450 - 2
Reading +6 1 - - 1
Essex +6 1 - - 1
Berkshire -2 1 - - 5
Surrey -4 1 £575 +283.33% 2
Gloucestershire -5 1 £325 +3.17%
Wiltshire -5 1 £415 - 1

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 140 (100.00%) .NET
2 124 (88.57%) C#
3 91 (65.00%) ASP.NET
4 84 (60.00%) MVC
5 78 (55.71%) JavaScript
6 74 (52.86%) SQL Server
7 69 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 57 (40.71%) jQuery
10 53 (37.86%) Microsoft
11 49 (35.00%) SQL
12 48 (34.29%) HTML
13 46 (32.86%) CSS
14 41 (29.29%) Software Engineering
14 41 (29.29%) .NET Framework
15 40 (28.57%) TDD
16 39 (27.86%) Finance
16 39 (27.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 35 (25.00%) Scrum
18 32 (22.86%) Visual Studio
19 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
20 25 (17.86%) WCF
21 21 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
21 21 (15.00%) Oracle
21 21 (15.00%) Web Services
21 21 (15.00%) OO
22 19 (13.57%) Team Foundation Server
22 19 (13.57%) Marketing
23 18 (12.86%) Web Development
23 18 (12.86%) 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 16 (11.43%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.71%) CMS
2 8 (5.71%) IIS
3 4 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (2.14%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.43%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.43%) MS Office
3 1 (0.71%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (8.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.43%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.71%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.71%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.14%) HTTP
1 3 (2.14%) LDAP
2 1 (0.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (52.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (8.57%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.29%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.86%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.86%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.14%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (2.14%) MySQL
6 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.71%) DB2
8 1 (0.71%) MS Access
8 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.71%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 19 (13.57%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (5.00%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.86%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.86%) Selenium
4 4 (2.86%) TestComplete
5 3 (2.14%) Git (software)
5 3 (2.14%) Gradle
5 3 (2.14%) Jasmine
6 2 (1.43%) JIRA
6 2 (1.43%) MSTest
6 2 (1.43%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.43%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (1.43%) Subversion
6 2 (1.43%) WebDriver
7 1 (0.71%) Grunt
7 1 (0.71%) Hudson
7 1 (0.71%) JSHint
7 1 (0.71%) Moq
7 1 (0.71%) NDepend
General
1 39 (27.86%) Finance
2 19 (13.57%) Marketing
3 17 (12.14%) Banking
4 13 (9.29%) Electronics
5 12 (8.57%) Manufacturing
5 12 (8.57%) Telecoms
6 7 (5.00%) Back Office
6 7 (5.00%) Front Office
7 6 (4.29%) Legal
8 3 (2.14%) Advertising
9 2 (1.43%) Law
10 1 (0.71%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.71%) Games
10 1 (0.71%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.71%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 140 (100.00%) .NET
2 91 (65.00%) ASP.NET
3 64 (45.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (40.71%) jQuery
5 48 (34.29%) HTML
6 46 (32.86%) CSS
7 41 (29.29%) .NET Framework
8 39 (27.86%) ASP.NET Web API
9 31 (22.14%) AngularJS
10 25 (17.86%) WCF
11 21 (15.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 21 (15.00%) Web Services
12 18 (12.86%) HTML5
13 17 (12.14%) JSON
13 17 (12.14%) REST
14 15 (10.71%) SOAP
15 11 (7.86%) XML
16 10 (7.14%) Entity Framework
16 10 (7.14%) WPF
17 9 (6.43%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.57%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.14%) NHS
4 3 (2.14%) User Experience
5 2 (1.43%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Credit Risk
6 1 (0.71%) Derivative
6 1 (0.71%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.71%) Fintech
6 1 (0.71%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.71%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.43%) Windows
2 3 (2.14%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (2.14%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.43%) Linux
3 2 (1.43%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.71%) Unix
4 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (60.00%) MVC
2 69 (49.29%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (29.29%) Software Engineering
4 40 (28.57%) TDD
5 35 (25.00%) Scrum
6 21 (15.00%) OO
7 18 (12.86%) Web Development
8 17 (12.14%) Unit Testing
9 16 (11.43%) OOD
10 14 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 12 (8.57%) BDD
11 12 (8.57%) Digital Marketing
11 12 (8.57%) Programme Management
12 11 (7.86%) OOP
13 10 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
14 8 (5.71%) SDLC
15 7 (5.00%) Investment Management
16 6 (4.29%) SOLID
16 6 (4.29%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 124 (88.57%) C#
2 78 (55.71%) JavaScript
3 49 (35.00%) SQL
4 18 (12.86%) VB.NET
5 14 (10.00%) Java
5 14 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 10 (7.14%) C++
7 8 (5.71%) Ruby
7 8 (5.71%) VB
8 6 (4.29%) C
9 5 (3.57%) VBA
10 4 (2.86%) PowerShell
11 3 (2.14%) Python
12 2 (1.43%) Go
12 2 (1.43%) Perl
12 2 (1.43%) VBScript
13 1 (0.71%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.71%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.71%) XAML
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) Degree
2 3 (2.14%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.71%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.71%) HNC
4 1 (0.71%) HND
4 1 (0.71%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.14%) QA
2 2 (1.43%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.43%) SDET
3 1 (0.71%) HL7
3 1 (0.71%) PMBOK
3 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.71%) Kibana
1 1 (0.71%) Puppet
1 1 (0.71%) WMI
Vendors
1 53 (37.86%) Microsoft
2 21 (15.00%) Oracle
3 12 (8.57%) SAP
4 4 (2.86%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.14%) Apple
6 2 (1.43%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.43%) IBM
6 2 (1.43%) LexisNexis
7 1 (0.71%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.71%) Capita
7 1 (0.71%) Citrix
7 1 (0.71%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.71%) Lotus
7 1 (0.71%) Splunk
7 1 (0.71%) VMware
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