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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Software Developer
Rank 569 548 561
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +13
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 26 30 36
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.046% 0.056% 0.062%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.061% 0.067%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 20 14
Average daily rate
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£320 £283 £316
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.27% -10.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £267 £250 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £600 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £310 £275 £300
% change year-on-year
+12.72% -8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £150.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

.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
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 22 August 2014.

.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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Software Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 August 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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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 -33 23 £310 +9.73% 69
North West +3 8 £325 +7.43% 20
London +13 4 £325 - 4
Preston -3 4 - - 1
Lancashire -7 4 - - 3
South West -33 3 £300 -50.00% 4
Wales - 3 £350 - 1
East of England - 3 £350 - 3
West Yorkshire +10 2 £300 +41.17% 7
Leeds +8 2 £300 +41.17% 4
South East +1 2 - - 21
Cheshire -2 2 £325 +44.44% 2
Yorkshire -3 2 £300 +14.28% 10
West Midlands -21 2 £275 -54.16% 3
Cambridgeshire - 2 £323 - 1
Berkshire - 2 - - 3
Reading - 2 - - 2
Bristol - 2 £310 - 2
Manchester - 2 - - 9
City of London +31 1 £200 - 2
Staffordshire - 1 £325 - 1
Somerset - 1 £300 -
Macclesfield - 1 £325 - 1
South Wales - 1 £350 - 1
Bath - 1 £300 -
Cambridge - 1 £295 -
Cardiff - 1 £350 - 1
Cheltenham - - - -
Chorley - - - - 1
Coventry - - - -

.NET Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (85.45%) C#
3 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
4 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
5 23 (41.82%) MVC
6 21 (38.18%) SQL
7 20 (36.36%) HTML
8 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
8 17 (30.91%) jQuery
9 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
9 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
10 14 (25.45%) CSS
11 13 (23.64%) WPF
12 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
13 11 (20.00%) TDD
13 11 (20.00%) Scrum
13 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
14 10 (18.18%) WinForms
14 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
15 9 (16.36%) Web Services
15 9 (16.36%) Windows
16 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
16 8 (14.55%) XML
16 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
16 8 (14.55%) Degree
16 8 (14.55%) HTML5
17 7 (12.73%) LINQ
18 6 (10.91%) OO
18 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
18 6 (10.91%) Ajax

.NET Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 5 (9.09%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (3.64%) CMS
2 2 (3.64%) TIBCO EMS
3 1 (1.82%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (3.64%) MS Office
2 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (1.82%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (47.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (7.27%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.82%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 11 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Subversion
4 2 (3.64%) NUnit
5 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.82%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (1.82%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.82%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.82%) MSTest
5 1 (1.82%) Hudson
5 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
General
1 4 (7.27%) Back Office
2 3 (5.45%) Banking
2 3 (5.45%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.82%) Marketing
4 1 (1.82%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Law
4 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.82%) Front Office
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (52.73%) ASP.NET
3 20 (36.36%) HTML
4 17 (30.91%) jQuery
5 16 (29.09%) .NET Framework
6 14 (25.45%) CSS
7 13 (23.64%) WPF
8 10 (18.18%) WinForms
9 9 (16.36%) Web Services
10 8 (14.55%) XML
10 8 (14.55%) HTML5
11 7 (12.73%) LINQ
12 6 (10.91%) Ajax
12 6 (10.91%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (9.09%) WCF
13 5 (9.09%) Hibernate
13 5 (9.09%) SOAP
14 4 (7.27%) Silverlight
14 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 4 (7.27%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.27%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.82%) Kindle
3 1 (1.82%) Derivative
3 1 (1.82%) DTV
3 1 (1.82%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 9 (16.36%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Android
4 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) MVC
2 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (20.00%) TDD
3 11 (20.00%) Scrum
4 6 (10.91%) OO
4 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
5 4 (7.27%) Software Engineering
5 4 (7.27%) MVVM
6 3 (5.45%) Workflow
7 2 (3.64%) E-Commerce
7 2 (3.64%) OOD
7 2 (3.64%) SOA
7 2 (3.64%) Web Development
7 2 (3.64%) Release Management
7 2 (3.64%) BDD
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (1.82%) Performance Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Technical Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (1.82%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 47 (85.45%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) SQL
3 17 (30.91%) JavaScript
4 8 (14.55%) VB.NET
5 5 (9.09%) VB
6 4 (7.27%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.27%) C++
7 3 (5.45%) PHP
8 2 (3.64%) Java
8 2 (3.64%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.82%) XAML
9 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (14.55%) Microsoft Certification
1 8 (14.55%) Degree
2 4 (7.27%) MCTS
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 16 (29.09%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.27%) Sybase
2 4 (7.27%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) TIBCO
3 2 (3.64%) ION Trading
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) SAP
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