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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Software Developer
UK
Rank 516 539 554
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 84 79 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.16% 0.094%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.20% 0.16% 0.099%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 50 37
Median daily rate £350 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £324 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.79% -7.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £11.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £11.50 - -

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
42483 48201 47260
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.73% 94.78% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27643 30615 29774
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 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £585 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1508 1765 1883
Median hourly rate £17.77 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.54% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.73 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

.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 18 January 2017.

.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 18 January 2017. 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 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 +35 78 £350 +8.52% 118
South East +36 19 £375 +30.43% 22
South West +20 17 £325 -9.72% 11
London -1 15 £415 +14.48% 15
Devon +17 7 £220 -23.14%
Berkshire +13 7 £325 - 2
East Midlands +8 7 £363 +0.76% 9
Hampshire +13 6 £475 +65.21% 7
Yorkshire +3 6 £330 +10.00% 13
North West +16 5 £400 +26.98% 22
West Yorkshire +15 5 £333 +5.13% 10
Bristol +2 5 £350 -6.66% 5
Maidenhead - 5 £325 -
Leeds +5 4 £335 +3.87% 6
West Midlands -4 4 £325 +3.17% 16
Solihull - 4 £325 -
Plymouth - 4 £220 -
Nottingham - 4 - - 4
Nottinghamshire - 4 - - 5
Leicestershire +9 3 £363 +0.76% 1
East of England +8 3 £375 +15.38% 8
Exeter -3 3 £275 +4.76%
Leicester - 3 £363 - 1
Cardiff +20 2 £183 -26.53%
Manchester +10 2 - - 7
South Wales +8 2 £183 -26.53%
Wales +7 2 £183 -31.03% 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £350 - 1
Poole - 2 £325 - 2
Dorset - 2 £325 - 4

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, .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.

1 172 (100.00%) .NET
2 154 (89.53%) C#
3 99 (57.56%) MVC
4 97 (56.40%) ASP.NET
5 87 (50.58%) JavaScript
6 84 (48.84%) SQL
7 83 (48.26%) SQL Server
8 76 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
9 74 (43.02%) Microsoft
10 68 (39.53%) HTML
11 63 (36.63%) ASP.NET MVC
12 55 (31.98%) CSS
13 53 (30.81%) jQuery
14 43 (25.00%) .NET Framework
14 43 (25.00%) Web Services
15 42 (24.42%) AngularJS
15 42 (24.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 41 (23.84%) WCF
17 37 (21.51%) Finance
18 33 (19.19%) Visual Studio
19 32 (18.60%) SOAP
19 32 (18.60%) Scrum
20 31 (18.02%) TDD
20 31 (18.02%) REST
21 30 (17.44%) Oracle
22 29 (16.86%) XML
23 28 (16.28%) OO
24 27 (15.70%) Degree
24 27 (15.70%) WPF
25 25 (14.53%) Business Intelligence

.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 9 (5.23%) IIS
2 7 (4.07%) SharePoint
3 5 (2.91%) CMS
4 3 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.16%) OpenStack
5 2 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.58%) Apache
6 1 (0.58%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.58%) Documentum
6 1 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.58%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.58%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.58%) SAS
6 1 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
Applications
1 20 (11.63%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 13 (7.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.16%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.58%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (3.49%) PaaS
3 5 (2.91%) IaaS
4 4 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (1.74%) Data Lake Analytics
6 2 (1.16%) SaaS
7 1 (0.58%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.16%) Firewall
1 2 (1.16%) HTTP
2 1 (0.58%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.58%) Internet
2 1 (0.58%) IP Telephony
2 1 (0.58%) PBX
2 1 (0.58%) SSL
2 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.58%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (48.26%) SQL Server
2 21 (12.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (11.05%) Oracle Database
3 19 (11.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 12 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
5 9 (5.23%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.49%) NoSQL
6 6 (3.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 4 (2.33%) Azure SQL Database
8 4 (2.33%) Crystal Reports
8 4 (2.33%) MS Access
8 4 (2.33%) MySQL
9 3 (1.74%) Data Lake
9 3 (1.74%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.74%) Power BI
9 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (1.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 33 (19.19%) Visual Studio
2 22 (12.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.23%) NUnit
4 7 (4.07%) Git (software)
5 6 (3.49%) MSTest
6 5 (2.91%) JIRA
6 5 (2.91%) Moq
6 5 (2.91%) Selenium
7 3 (1.74%) ClearCase
7 3 (1.74%) Grunt
7 3 (1.74%) Rational Robot
7 3 (1.74%) Subversion
8 2 (1.16%) Cucumber
8 2 (1.16%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.16%) JMeter
8 2 (1.16%) MSBuild
8 2 (1.16%) Protractor
8 2 (1.16%) SoapUI
9 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.58%) Maven
General
1 37 (21.51%) Finance
2 19 (11.05%) Manufacturing
3 15 (8.72%) Electronics
3 15 (8.72%) Telecoms
4 14 (8.14%) Marketing
5 9 (5.23%) Banking
6 4 (2.33%) Advertising
6 4 (2.33%) Back Office
7 3 (1.74%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.74%) Legal
7 3 (1.74%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.16%) Front Office
8 2 (1.16%) Law
9 1 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.58%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.58%) French Language
9 1 (0.58%) Games
9 1 (0.58%) German Language
9 1 (0.58%) Italian Language
9 1 (0.58%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (100.00%) .NET
2 97 (56.40%) ASP.NET
3 68 (39.53%) HTML
4 63 (36.63%) ASP.NET MVC
5 55 (31.98%) CSS
6 53 (30.81%) jQuery
7 43 (25.00%) .NET Framework
7 43 (25.00%) Web Services
8 42 (24.42%) AngularJS
8 42 (24.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 41 (23.84%) WCF
10 32 (18.60%) SOAP
11 31 (18.02%) REST
12 29 (16.86%) XML
13 27 (15.70%) WPF
14 23 (13.37%) Entity Framework
15 21 (12.21%) JSON
16 17 (9.88%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 16 (9.30%) HTML5
18 13 (7.56%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.40%) Computer Science
2 10 (5.81%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.07%) Algorithms
4 4 (2.33%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (2.33%) LIMS
5 3 (1.74%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.74%) Mathematics
5 3 (1.74%) NHS
5 3 (1.74%) Physics
5 3 (1.74%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.16%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.16%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.16%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.58%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.58%) Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) Economics
7 1 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (0.58%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.58%) User Experience
7 1 (0.58%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.21%) Windows
2 5 (2.91%) Linux
3 3 (1.74%) Unix
3 3 (1.74%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.16%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (57.56%) MVC
2 76 (44.19%) Agile Software Development
3 32 (18.60%) Scrum
4 31 (18.02%) TDD
5 28 (16.28%) OO
6 25 (14.53%) Business Intelligence
7 23 (13.37%) OOD
8 17 (9.88%) Software Engineering
9 16 (9.30%) SDLC
10 14 (8.14%) Programme Management
11 13 (7.56%) Digital Marketing
11 13 (7.56%) Unit Testing
12 10 (5.81%) Continuous Integration
12 10 (5.81%) SOLID
12 10 (5.81%) Web Development
13 9 (5.23%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.07%) Continuous Improvement
14 7 (4.07%) Dashboard Development
14 7 (4.07%) Front End Development
14 7 (4.07%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 154 (89.53%) C#
2 87 (50.58%) JavaScript
3 84 (48.84%) SQL
4 24 (13.95%) VB.NET
5 21 (12.21%) T-SQL
6 13 (7.56%) VB
7 7 (4.07%) Java
7 7 (4.07%) PowerShell
8 4 (2.33%) VB6
9 3 (1.74%) C++
9 3 (1.74%) PHP
9 3 (1.74%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.74%) TypeScript
9 3 (1.74%) VBA
10 2 (1.16%) MATLAB
10 2 (1.16%) XAML
11 1 (0.58%) C
11 1 (0.58%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.58%) Python
11 1 (0.58%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 27 (15.70%) Degree
2 7 (4.07%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.33%) HNC
4 4 (2.33%) HND
5 2 (1.16%) MCAD
5 2 (1.16%) MCSD
5 2 (1.16%) MCTS
5 2 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.58%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.58%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.91%) QA
2 2 (1.16%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.16%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.58%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.74%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (0.58%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.58%) Ansible
1 1 (0.58%) Puppet
1 1 (0.58%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 74 (43.02%) Microsoft
2 30 (17.44%) Oracle
3 14 (8.14%) SAP
4 3 (1.74%) DevExpress
4 3 (1.74%) Sitecore
4 3 (1.74%) Tableau
5 2 (1.16%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.16%) LexisNexis
5 2 (1.16%) Telerik
5 2 (1.16%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) BroadSoft
6 1 (0.58%) Charles River
6 1 (0.58%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) Remedy
6 1 (0.58%) Sage
6 1 (0.58%) SimCorp
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
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