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 May 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 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Developer
Rank 577 557 525
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -32
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 64 81 101
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 57 70
Median daily rate £363 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £378 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £22.50

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
50897 51337 49774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.72% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 31650 30786
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1482 2063 2112
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.72 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.65% -1.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

.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 May 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 May 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 -17 61 £375 +15.38% 132
London +19 29 £375 +14.50% 21
South West -7 9 £350 +7.69% 6
North West -9 6 £425 +17.24% 23
East Midlands +15 5 £350 +8.52% 5
Cheshire -8 4 £425 +30.76% 7
South East -20 4 £450 +50.00% 37
Knutsford - 4 £425 - 1
East of England +8 3 £400 +26.98% 12
West Midlands -7 3 £363 +11.53% 9
Wiltshire - 3 £375 -
Kegworth - 3 £130 -
Uxbridge - 3 £328 - 1
Leicestershire - 3 £130 - 1
Oxfordshire +14 2 £450 - 4
Glasgow +6 2 £275 -35.29%
Nottinghamshire +3 2 £356 - 1
Yorkshire -12 2 £325 - 13
West Yorkshire -16 2 £325 - 8
Scotland -21 2 £275 -24.65%
Swindon - 2 £375 -
Nottingham - 2 £356 - 1
Birmingham - 2 £363 - 2
Cambridgeshire +10 1 - - 6
Bradford +8 1 - - 1
Staffordshire +7 1 - - 1
Bristol +1 1 £325 +8.33% 1
Wales -1 1 £325 +7.43%
Essex -3 1 - - 2
Berkshire -5 1 - - 7

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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.

1 148 (100.00%) .NET
2 128 (86.49%) C#
3 97 (65.54%) ASP.NET
4 94 (63.51%) MVC
5 85 (57.43%) SQL Server
6 83 (56.08%) JavaScript
7 64 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
7 64 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
8 55 (37.16%) Microsoft
8 55 (37.16%) jQuery
9 53 (35.81%) .NET Framework
9 53 (35.81%) SQL
10 50 (33.78%) HTML
11 47 (31.76%) CSS
12 39 (26.35%) TDD
12 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
13 35 (23.65%) Scrum
14 32 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (20.27%) Visual Studio
16 29 (19.59%) Finance
16 29 (19.59%) Web Development
17 25 (16.89%) WCF
18 24 (16.22%) VB.NET
18 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
19 23 (15.54%) Team Foundation Server
20 22 (14.86%) Web Services
21 21 (14.19%) Windows
21 21 (14.19%) OO
22 20 (13.51%) Unit Testing
22 20 (13.51%) Entity Framework

.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 (6.08%) CMS
1 9 (6.08%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.38%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.70%) IIS
4 3 (2.03%) Node.js
4 3 (2.03%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.68%) Apache
5 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
5 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 14 (9.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.35%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (4.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.35%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.68%) IaaS
3 1 (0.68%) Office 365
3 1 (0.68%) PaaS
3 1 (0.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.03%) LDAP
2 2 (1.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (57.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.73%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
3 6 (4.05%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (2.70%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 4 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 4 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.03%) MySQL
6 2 (1.35%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.35%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.68%) DB2
7 1 (0.68%) MS Access
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) Oracle9i Database
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 30 (20.27%) Visual Studio
2 23 (15.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (5.41%) MSTest
4 7 (4.73%) NUnit
5 6 (4.05%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.70%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.35%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.35%) Gradle
7 2 (1.35%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.35%) JIRA
7 2 (1.35%) Selenium
8 1 (0.68%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.68%) Hudson
8 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.68%) Moq
8 1 (0.68%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.68%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.68%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.68%) Subversion
8 1 (0.68%) TeamCity
General
1 29 (19.59%) Finance
2 19 (12.84%) Banking
3 13 (8.78%) Marketing
4 10 (6.76%) Back Office
5 6 (4.05%) Electronics
5 6 (4.05%) Legal
5 6 (4.05%) Manufacturing
5 6 (4.05%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.70%) Advertising
7 2 (1.35%) Front Office
7 2 (1.35%) Retail
8 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.68%) Games
8 1 (0.68%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (100.00%) .NET
2 97 (65.54%) ASP.NET
3 64 (43.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 55 (37.16%) jQuery
5 53 (35.81%) .NET Framework
6 50 (33.78%) HTML
7 47 (31.76%) CSS
8 32 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (16.89%) WCF
10 24 (16.22%) AngularJS
11 22 (14.86%) Web Services
12 20 (13.51%) Entity Framework
13 16 (10.81%) HTML5
14 14 (9.46%) JSON
15 12 (8.11%) LINQ
15 12 (8.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 12 (8.11%) WPF
15 12 (8.11%) XML
16 10 (6.76%) REST
17 9 (6.08%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.05%) Mobile App
2 5 (3.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.38%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.03%) NHS
5 2 (1.35%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.68%) Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.68%) Fintech
6 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.68%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
6 1 (0.68%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.68%) Replication
6 1 (0.68%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.19%) Windows
2 3 (2.03%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.35%) Windows CE
3 2 (1.35%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.68%) Android
4 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.68%) Linux
4 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (63.51%) MVC
2 64 (43.24%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (26.35%) Software Engineering
3 39 (26.35%) TDD
4 35 (23.65%) Scrum
5 29 (19.59%) Web Development
6 21 (14.19%) OO
7 20 (13.51%) Unit Testing
8 19 (12.84%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.46%) OOP
10 12 (8.11%) OOD
11 10 (6.76%) BDD
11 10 (6.76%) Investment Management
12 9 (6.08%) Continuous Integration
13 7 (4.73%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.73%) Process Management
13 7 (4.73%) SDLC
14 6 (4.05%) Digital Marketing
14 6 (4.05%) ETL
14 6 (4.05%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 128 (86.49%) C#
2 83 (56.08%) JavaScript
3 53 (35.81%) SQL
4 24 (16.22%) VB.NET
5 14 (9.46%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.11%) Java
7 10 (6.76%) Ruby
8 8 (5.41%) C++
9 6 (4.05%) C
10 5 (3.38%) VBA
11 4 (2.70%) Perl
11 4 (2.70%) Python
12 3 (2.03%) PL/SQL
12 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
12 3 (2.03%) VB
13 2 (1.35%) VB6
13 2 (1.35%) VBScript
14 1 (0.68%) Go
14 1 (0.68%) TypeScript
14 1 (0.68%) XAML
Qualifications
1 11 (7.43%) Degree
2 4 (2.70%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.68%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) HND
4 1 (0.68%) MCSE
4 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.68%) HL7
2 1 (0.68%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.68%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.68%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Kibana
1 1 (0.68%) Puppet
1 1 (0.68%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (37.16%) Microsoft
2 18 (12.16%) Oracle
3 6 (4.05%) SAP
4 5 (3.38%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.03%) Apple
6 2 (1.35%) Capita
6 2 (1.35%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.35%) IBM
6 2 (1.35%) Infor
7 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.68%) Lotus
7 1 (0.68%) Splunk
7 1 (0.68%) VMware
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