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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Developer
Rank 558 599 570
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -29
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 90 61 65
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.17% 0.10% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.11% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 48 43
Median daily rate £350 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £287 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 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
50559 55175 53302
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.62% 94.96% 93.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 33062 35242 32521
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1693 2081 2120
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.37 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

.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 28 September 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
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

.NET Software Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 28 September 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 +48 81 £350 - 155
London -4 20 £406 +1.37% 24
South West +23 18 £350 -12.50% 14
North West +20 11 £350 +12.44% 19
East Midlands +3 9 £363 -3.33% 6
South East +17 8 £375 +11.11% 43
Scotland +11 7 £335 +4.68% 10
Leicestershire - 6 £363 - 2
Devon - 6 £220 - 1
Plymouth - 5 £211 -
East of England +2 4 £485 +29.33% 13
West Midlands -23 4 £325 +6.12% 11
North East - 4 £275 - 5
Leicester - 4 £363 - 2
Newcastle upon Tyne - 4 £275 - 3
Tyne and Wear - 4 £275 - 5
Lancashire - 4 £325 -
Edinburgh +15 3 £400 +3.22% 5
Berkshire +11 3 £363 +3.57% 7
West Yorkshire +9 3 - - 16
Leeds +2 3 - - 10
Yorkshire +2 3 - - 19
Manchester -10 3 £350 +12.44% 10
Reading +22 2 £375 +7.14% 4
City of London +16 2 £438 -6.66% 6
Merseyside +7 2 £350 - 2
Surrey +5 2 - - 5
Solihull +3 2 - -
Bristol 0 2 £330 -17.50% 5
Southport - 2 £350 -

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 147 (100.00%) .NET
2 132 (89.80%) C#
3 82 (55.78%) ASP.NET
4 74 (50.34%) SQL Server
5 73 (49.66%) MVC
6 68 (46.26%) JavaScript
7 64 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
8 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
9 53 (36.05%) SQL
9 53 (36.05%) HTML
9 53 (36.05%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (31.29%) CSS
10 46 (31.29%) jQuery
11 43 (29.25%) .NET Framework
12 38 (25.85%) Finance
13 37 (25.17%) ASP.NET Web API
14 34 (23.13%) Visual Studio
15 33 (22.45%) TDD
15 33 (22.45%) WCF
16 31 (21.09%) Scrum
17 29 (19.73%) Software Engineering
17 29 (19.73%) AngularJS
18 27 (18.37%) REST
18 27 (18.37%) Web Services
19 26 (17.69%) XML
19 26 (17.69%) Oracle
20 24 (16.33%) VB.NET
20 24 (16.33%) OO
21 23 (15.65%) SOAP
21 23 (15.65%) Degree

.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 19 (12.93%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.48%) IIS
3 6 (4.08%) CMS
4 3 (2.04%) Elasticsearch
4 3 (2.04%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.36%) Apache Solr
5 2 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.36%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.68%) Apache
6 1 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.68%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.68%) MS Exchange
6 1 (0.68%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.68%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (11.56%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.72%) MS Office
3 1 (0.68%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (8.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (2.72%) Visualfiles
3 1 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (7.48%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.36%) Office 365
4 1 (0.68%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (50.34%) SQL Server
2 20 (13.61%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.48%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (6.80%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (5.44%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.40%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.40%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.72%) Crystal Reports
7 4 (2.72%) MySQL
7 4 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.36%) MS Access
9 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 12c
9 2 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.68%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.68%) DB2
10 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 34 (23.13%) Visual Studio
2 16 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.08%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.40%) Jenkins
4 5 (3.40%) SpecFlow
5 4 (2.72%) Moq
5 4 (2.72%) NUnit
5 4 (2.72%) Selenium
5 4 (2.72%) Subversion
6 3 (2.04%) ClearCase
6 3 (2.04%) Gradle
6 3 (2.04%) JIRA
6 3 (2.04%) Rational Robot
6 3 (2.04%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.36%) Jasmine
7 2 (1.36%) MSTest
7 2 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
7 2 (1.36%) Protractor
7 2 (1.36%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.36%) WebDriver
General
1 38 (25.85%) Finance
2 18 (12.24%) Manufacturing
3 15 (10.20%) Marketing
4 14 (9.52%) Electronics
4 14 (9.52%) Telecoms
5 13 (8.84%) Banking
6 6 (4.08%) Front Office
7 4 (2.72%) Back Office
7 4 (2.72%) Law
7 4 (2.72%) Legal
8 3 (2.04%) Advertising
8 3 (2.04%) Investment Banking
8 3 (2.04%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (1.36%) Retail
10 1 (0.68%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.68%) French Language
10 1 (0.68%) German Language
10 1 (0.68%) Italian Language
10 1 (0.68%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 147 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (55.78%) ASP.NET
3 53 (36.05%) ASP.NET MVC
3 53 (36.05%) HTML
4 46 (31.29%) CSS
4 46 (31.29%) jQuery
5 43 (29.25%) .NET Framework
6 37 (25.17%) ASP.NET Web API
7 33 (22.45%) WCF
8 29 (19.73%) AngularJS
9 27 (18.37%) REST
9 27 (18.37%) Web Services
10 26 (17.69%) XML
11 23 (15.65%) SOAP
12 21 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 20 (13.61%) WPF
14 19 (12.93%) JSON
15 16 (10.88%) HTML5
16 14 (9.52%) Entity Framework
17 9 (6.12%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.80%) Computer Science
2 8 (5.44%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (4.08%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.40%) Algorithms
5 4 (2.72%) LIMS
6 3 (2.04%) Management Information System
6 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.04%) Physics
7 2 (1.36%) Mobile Banking
7 2 (1.36%) User Experience
8 1 (0.68%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.68%) Derivative
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.68%) Equity Derivative
8 1 (0.68%) Fintech
8 1 (0.68%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.68%) Inversion of Control
8 1 (0.68%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (12.93%) Windows
2 5 (3.40%) Linux
3 4 (2.72%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.04%) Unix
5 2 (1.36%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.68%) Android
6 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.68%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (49.66%) MVC
2 64 (43.54%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (22.45%) TDD
4 31 (21.09%) Scrum
5 29 (19.73%) Software Engineering
6 24 (16.33%) OO
7 22 (14.97%) OOD
8 17 (11.56%) Business Intelligence
9 15 (10.20%) Unit Testing
10 14 (9.52%) Programme Management
11 13 (8.84%) Digital Marketing
12 12 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
13 11 (7.48%) SDLC
14 10 (6.80%) SOLID
15 9 (6.12%) Web Development
16 8 (5.44%) BDD
17 6 (4.08%) Automated Testing
17 6 (4.08%) Investment Management
17 6 (4.08%) MVVM
18 5 (3.40%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 132 (89.80%) C#
2 68 (46.26%) JavaScript
3 53 (36.05%) SQL
4 24 (16.33%) VB.NET
5 18 (12.24%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.16%) VB
7 9 (6.12%) Java
8 6 (4.08%) C++
9 5 (3.40%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.40%) VBA
10 4 (2.72%) VB6
11 2 (1.36%) Go
11 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
11 2 (1.36%) PHP
11 2 (1.36%) PL/SQL
11 2 (1.36%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.68%) C
12 1 (0.68%) Python
12 1 (0.68%) Ruby
12 1 (0.68%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (15.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.04%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) HNC
4 1 (0.68%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.04%) QA
2 2 (1.36%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.36%) SDET
3 1 (0.68%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.68%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.68%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Kibana
1 1 (0.68%) Rundeck
Vendors
1 56 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 26 (17.69%) Oracle
3 13 (8.84%) SAP
4 4 (2.72%) LexisNexis
4 4 (2.72%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.36%) DevExpress
5 2 (1.36%) IBM
6 1 (0.68%) ArcSight
6 1 (0.68%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.68%) Lotus
6 1 (0.68%) Remedy
6 1 (0.68%) Sage
6 1 (0.68%) Splunk
6 1 (0.68%) Telerik
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