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 4 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
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Developer
Rank 569 552 519
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -33
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 78 84 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.14% 0.15% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.16% 0.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 61 65
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 £320 £294 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
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
52732 52894 51448
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.87% 94.71% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 34355 32133 31426
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 2114 2112
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

.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 4 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 4 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 -16 72 £363 +12.40% 116
London +7 28 £398 +22.30% 16
South West +2 11 £350 +7.69% 11
Yorkshire -5 8 £320 -3.39% 6
West Yorkshire +2 7 £320 -3.39% 3
North West 0 7 £425 +30.76% 16
East Midlands +11 5 £350 +9.37% 7
Bristol -3 4 £350 - 5
Leeds -7 4 £320 - 2
Cheshire -11 4 £425 +36.00% 7
West Midlands -16 4 £363 +20.83% 9
South East -19 4 £413 +28.98% 36
Knutsford - 4 £425 - 1
Birmingham +1 3 £363 +25.00% 2
Wales -3 3 £395 +30.57% 3
South Wales -6 3 £395 +30.57% 3
Scotland -20 3 £275 -31.25% 2
Cardiff -21 3 £395 +30.57% 2
North East -31 3 £323 +17.27% 1
Leicestershire - 3 £130 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £323 - 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 3 £323 -
Wiltshire - 3 £375 -
Kegworth - 3 £130 -
Uxbridge - 3 £328 - 1
East of England +8 2 £400 +26.98% 14
Glasgow +8 2 £275 -35.29% 1
Nottinghamshire -1 2 £356 - 1
Manchester -7 2 £313 -21.87% 8
Kent - 2 £347 -

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 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.

1 152 (100.00%) .NET
2 130 (85.53%) C#
3 96 (63.16%) ASP.NET
4 93 (61.18%) MVC
5 92 (60.53%) SQL Server
6 84 (55.26%) JavaScript
7 62 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
8 61 (40.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 60 (39.47%) SQL
10 57 (37.50%) jQuery
11 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
12 52 (34.21%) .NET Framework
13 51 (33.55%) HTML
14 49 (32.24%) CSS
15 37 (24.34%) TDD
15 37 (24.34%) Software Engineering
16 35 (23.03%) Scrum
17 33 (21.71%) Web Development
18 30 (19.74%) Visual Studio
19 29 (19.08%) Finance
20 27 (17.76%) VB.NET
20 27 (17.76%) Windows
20 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET Web API
21 25 (16.45%) Web Services
22 23 (15.13%) OO
22 23 (15.13%) Team Foundation Server
23 22 (14.47%) Unit Testing
23 22 (14.47%) WCF
23 22 (14.47%) AngularJS
24 21 (13.82%) 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 7 (4.61%) CMS
2 6 (3.95%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.63%) IIS
3 4 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
4 3 (1.97%) Node.js
4 3 (1.97%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.66%) Apache
5 1 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 15 (9.87%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.66%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (3.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.32%) Infor CRM
3 1 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.97%) IaaS
3 3 (1.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.97%) LDAP
2 2 (1.32%) HTTP
2 2 (1.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (60.53%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (3.95%) NoSQL
4 5 (3.29%) Oracle Database
4 5 (3.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.63%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.97%) MySQL
6 3 (1.97%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.32%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.32%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.66%) DB2
8 1 (0.66%) MS Access
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.66%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.66%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 30 (19.74%) Visual Studio
2 23 (15.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (5.92%) MSTest
4 8 (5.26%) NUnit
5 6 (3.95%) SpecFlow
6 4 (2.63%) TestComplete
7 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.32%) Gradle
7 2 (1.32%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.32%) JIRA
7 2 (1.32%) Selenium
8 1 (0.66%) FitNesse
8 1 (0.66%) Hudson
8 1 (0.66%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.66%) Maven
8 1 (0.66%) Moq
8 1 (0.66%) MSBuild
8 1 (0.66%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.66%) Sonatype Nexus
8 1 (0.66%) Subversion
General
1 29 (19.08%) Finance
2 19 (12.50%) Banking
3 13 (8.55%) Marketing
4 9 (5.92%) Back Office
5 6 (3.95%) Legal
6 5 (3.29%) Electronics
6 5 (3.29%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.29%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.63%) Advertising
8 2 (1.32%) Retail
9 1 (0.66%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.66%) Front Office
9 1 (0.66%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 152 (100.00%) .NET
2 96 (63.16%) ASP.NET
3 61 (40.13%) ASP.NET MVC
4 57 (37.50%) jQuery
5 52 (34.21%) .NET Framework
6 51 (33.55%) HTML
7 49 (32.24%) CSS
8 27 (17.76%) ASP.NET Web API
9 25 (16.45%) Web Services
10 22 (14.47%) AngularJS
10 22 (14.47%) WCF
11 21 (13.82%) Entity Framework
12 17 (11.18%) HTML5
13 14 (9.21%) JSON
13 14 (9.21%) WinForms
13 14 (9.21%) WPF
14 12 (7.89%) LINQ
15 11 (7.24%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 11 (7.24%) XML
16 10 (6.58%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.29%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.63%) Computer Science
2 4 (2.63%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.97%) NHS
3 3 (1.97%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.66%) Derivative
4 1 (0.66%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.66%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.66%) Market Risk
4 1 (0.66%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (0.66%) Replication
4 1 (0.66%) User Experience
4 1 (0.66%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.76%) Windows
2 3 (1.97%) Android
2 3 (1.97%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.97%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (1.32%) Windows CE
3 2 (1.32%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.66%) Linux
4 1 (0.66%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (61.18%) MVC
2 62 (40.79%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (24.34%) Software Engineering
3 37 (24.34%) TDD
4 35 (23.03%) Scrum
5 33 (21.71%) Web Development
6 23 (15.13%) OO
7 22 (14.47%) Unit Testing
8 20 (13.16%) E-Commerce
9 15 (9.87%) OOP
10 12 (7.89%) BDD
10 12 (7.89%) OOD
11 11 (7.24%) Investment Management
12 8 (5.26%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.26%) Process Management
13 7 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
13 7 (4.61%) ETL
13 7 (4.61%) High Availability
13 7 (4.61%) SDLC
14 6 (3.95%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 130 (85.53%) C#
2 84 (55.26%) JavaScript
3 60 (39.47%) SQL
4 27 (17.76%) VB.NET
5 17 (11.18%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.89%) Java
6 12 (7.89%) Ruby
7 10 (6.58%) C++
8 6 (3.95%) C
8 6 (3.95%) Perl
8 6 (3.95%) Python
9 4 (2.63%) VBA
10 3 (1.97%) PL/SQL
10 3 (1.97%) VB
10 3 (1.97%) VBScript
11 2 (1.32%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.32%) VB6
12 1 (0.66%) COBOL
12 1 (0.66%) Go
12 1 (0.66%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (6.58%) Degree
2 3 (1.97%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.66%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.66%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.66%) HND
4 1 (0.66%) MCSE
4 1 (0.66%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.66%) HL7
2 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.66%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.66%) QA
2 1 (0.66%) WCAG
System Software
1 5 (3.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.66%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.66%) Kibana
1 1 (0.66%) Puppet
1 1 (0.66%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (36.18%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.53%) Oracle
3 5 (3.29%) SAP
4 4 (2.63%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.97%) Apple
6 2 (1.32%) Capita
6 2 (1.32%) Infor
7 1 (0.66%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.66%) Citrix
7 1 (0.66%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.66%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.66%) Splunk
7 1 (0.66%) Telerik
7 1 (0.66%) VMware
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