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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Software Developer
Rank 592 543 559
Rank change year-on-year
-49 +16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 21 34 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.065% 0.053%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.070% 0.057%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 23 14
Average daily rate
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£330 £320 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% +0.39%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £250 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £360 £396
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £29.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £29.00

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
52969 48660 50794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.75% 92.77% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 33173 29376 28609
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £229 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2125 2122 2499
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

.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 24 October 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 24 October 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 -41 19 £330 +3.12% 42
London 0 10 £330 - 3
West Midlands -15 3 £325 - 2
South East -26 3 £350 +9.37% 11
Bristol -21 2 £310 - 2
South West -34 2 £310 -8.14% 5
Berkshire +11 1 £350 - 1
Buckinghamshire -6 1 £375 +50.00% 1
Leeds -8 1 - - 3
Yorkshire -10 1 - - 6
North West -10 1 £325 +18.18% 11
West Yorkshire -12 1 - - 5
Staffordshire - 1 £325 -
Surrey - 1 £325 - 2
Macclesfield - 1 £325 - 2
Coventry - 1 £385 -
Cheshire - 1 £325 - 2
Devon - - - -
Dorset - - - - 1
East Sussex - - - - 2
Essex - - - -
Gloucestershire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 3
Hertfordshire - - - -
Kent - - - -
Lancashire - - - - 1
Leicestershire - - - -
Middlesex - - - - 1
Norfolk - - - -
North Yorkshire - - - -

.NET Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 43 (86.00%) C#
3 32 (64.00%) ASP.NET
4 27 (54.00%) MVC
5 26 (52.00%) SQL Server
6 25 (50.00%) SQL
7 21 (42.00%) jQuery
8 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
9 18 (36.00%) HTML
10 17 (34.00%) .NET Framework
11 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (28.00%) CSS
12 12 (24.00%) Ajax
13 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
13 11 (22.00%) TDD
14 9 (18.00%) Web Services
14 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
14 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
15 8 (16.00%) Scrum
15 8 (16.00%) Windows
16 7 (14.00%) XML
16 7 (14.00%) OO
16 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
16 7 (14.00%) WinForms
16 7 (14.00%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
17 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
17 6 (12.00%) SOAP
17 6 (12.00%) Subversion

.NET Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 2 (4.00%) TIBCO EMS
2 1 (2.00%) JBoss
2 1 (2.00%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (52.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (12.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.00%) NoSQL
5 1 (2.00%) RavenDB
5 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (14.00%) Visual Studio
3 6 (12.00%) Subversion
4 4 (8.00%) NUnit
5 3 (6.00%) MSTest
5 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.00%) QUnit
6 1 (2.00%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (6.00%) Back Office
1 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
2 2 (4.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.00%) Retail
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Law
3 1 (2.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (64.00%) ASP.NET
3 21 (42.00%) jQuery
4 18 (36.00%) HTML
5 17 (34.00%) .NET Framework
6 14 (28.00%) CSS
7 12 (24.00%) Ajax
8 9 (18.00%) Web Services
8 9 (18.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (14.00%) XML
9 7 (14.00%) WinForms
9 7 (14.00%) KnockoutJS
9 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 6 (12.00%) SOAP
10 6 (12.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 6 (12.00%) WCF
11 5 (10.00%) WPF
11 5 (10.00%) Hibernate
11 5 (10.00%) HTML5
11 5 (10.00%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Open Source
3 1 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.00%) DTV
3 1 (2.00%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.00%) Windows
2 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
3 3 (6.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) MVC
2 14 (28.00%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (22.00%) TDD
4 8 (16.00%) Scrum
5 7 (14.00%) OO
6 6 (12.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (12.00%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.00%) MVVM
7 4 (8.00%) SOA
8 3 (6.00%) Workflow
8 3 (6.00%) OOP
9 2 (4.00%) E-Commerce
9 2 (4.00%) Data Modelling
9 2 (4.00%) Multithreading
9 2 (4.00%) Web Development
9 2 (4.00%) Release Management
10 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
10 1 (2.00%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.00%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.00%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 43 (86.00%) C#
2 25 (50.00%) SQL
3 19 (38.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (12.00%) T-SQL
5 5 (10.00%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 4 (8.00%) VB
6 4 (8.00%) PHP
6 4 (8.00%) C++
7 3 (6.00%) Java
7 3 (6.00%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (8.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (6.00%) MCTS
3 1 (2.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 9 (18.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.00%) Oracle
2 4 (8.00%) Sybase
3 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.00%) SAP
4 1 (2.00%) Motorola
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