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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Software Developer
Rank 582 549 523
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -26
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 58 91 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.11% 0.16% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.17% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 67 68
Median daily rate £350 £323 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.52% -7.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £375 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £320 £350
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Median hourly rate - £35.00 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +22.80%
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £35.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- +105.88%

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
50938 53139 51380
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.75% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 33216 33356 31629
Median daily rate £425 £400 £396
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £568 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1509 2051 2085
Median hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £40.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

.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 24 June 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 24 June 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 57 £350 +9.37% 120
London +8 18 £368 +4.25% 26
South West +2 13 £350 +7.69% 10
West Midlands -17 6 £388 +29.16% 5
East Midlands +6 5 £350 +9.37% 9
North West +2 5 £425 - 11
South East -10 4 £450 +63.63% 34
Birmingham - 4 £388 -
East of England +13 3 £400 +26.98% 8
Cheshire +2 3 £425 - 2
Wiltshire -5 3 £375 -
Yorkshire -22 3 £325 - 14
West Yorkshire -22 3 £325 - 11
Leicestershire - 3 £130 - 2
Knutsford - 3 £425 -
Kegworth - 3 £130 -
City of London +36 2 £280 -37.77% 5
Oxfordshire +8 2 £450 - 6
Nottinghamshire +2 2 £356 - 3
Leeds -13 2 £338 +5.46% 3
Swindon - 2 £375 -
Nottingham - 2 £356 - 3
Cambridgeshire +19 1 - - 5
Staffordshire +3 1 - -
Essex 0 1 - -
Surrey -6 1 £575 +283.33% 4
Gloucestershire -9 1 £325 +1.56%
Berkshire -12 1 - - 3
Southport - 1 £325 -
Lancashire - 1 £300 - 1

.NET Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 143 (100.00%) .NET
2 124 (86.71%) C#
3 95 (66.43%) ASP.NET
4 89 (62.24%) MVC
5 83 (58.04%) JavaScript
6 79 (55.24%) SQL Server
7 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
8 64 (44.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 58 (40.56%) jQuery
10 56 (39.16%) SQL
11 55 (38.46%) Microsoft
12 53 (37.06%) HTML
13 50 (34.97%) CSS
14 45 (31.47%) .NET Framework
15 41 (28.67%) Software Engineering
16 38 (26.57%) ASP.NET Web API
17 34 (23.78%) TDD
17 34 (23.78%) Scrum
18 33 (23.08%) Finance
19 32 (22.38%) Visual Studio
20 29 (20.28%) AngularJS
21 26 (18.18%) Web Development
22 24 (16.78%) WCF
23 23 (16.08%) Web Services
23 23 (16.08%) VB.NET
24 21 (14.69%) OO
25 20 (13.99%) Oracle
25 20 (13.99%) Team Foundation Server
26 18 (12.59%) HTML5
26 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing

.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 14 (9.79%) SharePoint
2 9 (6.29%) CMS
3 5 (3.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (2.80%) IIS
5 2 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.40%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.70%) Apache
6 1 (0.70%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.70%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Domino
6 1 (0.70%) IBM Notes
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.70%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (11.89%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.40%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (6.99%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.70%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.50%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.70%) Office 365
3 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.10%) LDAP
2 2 (1.40%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (55.24%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 6 (4.20%) Relational Database
3 6 (4.20%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (3.50%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.80%) BusinessObjects
5 4 (2.80%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (2.80%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (2.10%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.10%) MySQL
6 3 (2.10%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.40%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.70%) DB2
8 1 (0.70%) MS Access
8 1 (0.70%) Oracle9i Database
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 32 (22.38%) Visual Studio
2 20 (13.99%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (3.50%) SpecFlow
4 4 (2.80%) TestComplete
5 3 (2.10%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.40%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.40%) Gradle
6 2 (1.40%) JIRA
6 2 (1.40%) MSTest
6 2 (1.40%) NUnit
6 2 (1.40%) Octopus Deploy
6 2 (1.40%) Selenium
6 2 (1.40%) Subversion
7 1 (0.70%) FxCop
7 1 (0.70%) NDepend
7 1 (0.70%) Oracle Forms
7 1 (0.70%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.70%) StyleCop
7 1 (0.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 33 (23.08%) Finance
2 17 (11.89%) Marketing
3 16 (11.19%) Banking
4 11 (7.69%) Electronics
5 10 (6.99%) Manufacturing
5 10 (6.99%) Telecoms
6 7 (4.90%) Back Office
7 6 (4.20%) Legal
8 4 (2.80%) Advertising
9 2 (1.40%) Front Office
10 1 (0.70%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.70%) Games
10 1 (0.70%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (100.00%) .NET
2 95 (66.43%) ASP.NET
3 64 (44.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 58 (40.56%) jQuery
5 53 (37.06%) HTML
6 50 (34.97%) CSS
7 45 (31.47%) .NET Framework
8 38 (26.57%) ASP.NET Web API
9 29 (20.28%) AngularJS
10 24 (16.78%) WCF
11 23 (16.08%) Web Services
12 18 (12.59%) HTML5
13 17 (11.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 15 (10.49%) Entity Framework
14 15 (10.49%) JSON
15 13 (9.09%) REST
16 11 (7.69%) LINQ
16 11 (7.69%) SOAP
16 11 (7.69%) WPF
17 10 (6.99%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.90%) Computer Science
2 5 (3.50%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (3.50%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.80%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.10%) NHS
5 2 (1.40%) N-Tier
5 2 (1.40%) User Experience
6 1 (0.70%) Derivative
6 1 (0.70%) Equity Derivative
6 1 (0.70%) Fintech
6 1 (0.70%) Hedge funds
6 1 (0.70%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.70%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.70%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (12.59%) Windows
2 3 (2.10%) Windows Mobile
2 3 (2.10%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.40%) Linux
3 2 (1.40%) Windows CE
4 1 (0.70%) Unix
4 1 (0.70%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (62.24%) MVC
2 66 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (28.67%) Software Engineering
4 34 (23.78%) Scrum
4 34 (23.78%) TDD
5 26 (18.18%) Web Development
6 21 (14.69%) OO
7 18 (12.59%) Unit Testing
8 17 (11.89%) E-Commerce
9 14 (9.79%) OOD
10 13 (9.09%) OOP
11 11 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (6.99%) Digital Marketing
12 10 (6.99%) Programme Management
13 9 (6.29%) BDD
13 9 (6.29%) Continuous Integration
14 6 (4.20%) ETL
14 6 (4.20%) Investment Management
14 6 (4.20%) SDLC
14 6 (4.20%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 124 (86.71%) C#
2 83 (58.04%) JavaScript
3 56 (39.16%) SQL
4 23 (16.08%) VB.NET
5 15 (10.49%) T-SQL
6 12 (8.39%) Java
7 9 (6.29%) Ruby
8 8 (5.59%) C++
9 7 (4.90%) VBA
10 6 (4.20%) C
11 4 (2.80%) PowerShell
11 4 (2.80%) Python
12 3 (2.10%) Perl
12 3 (2.10%) VB
13 2 (1.40%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.40%) VB6
13 2 (1.40%) VBScript
14 1 (0.70%) COBOL
14 1 (0.70%) Go
14 1 (0.70%) XAML
Qualifications
1 13 (9.09%) Degree
2 4 (2.80%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.40%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.70%) Citrix Certification
4 1 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.70%) HND
4 1 (0.70%) MCSE
4 1 (0.70%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.40%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.70%) HL7
2 1 (0.70%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.70%) QA
2 1 (0.70%) WCAG
System Software
1 4 (2.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (0.70%) Kibana
1 1 (0.70%) Puppet
1 1 (0.70%) WMI
Vendors
1 55 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 20 (13.99%) Oracle
3 10 (6.99%) SAP
4 5 (3.50%) Sitecore
5 3 (2.10%) Apple
6 2 (1.40%) Capita
6 2 (1.40%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.40%) IBM
7 1 (0.70%) ArcSight
7 1 (0.70%) Citrix
7 1 (0.70%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.70%) Infor
7 1 (0.70%) Lotus
7 1 (0.70%) Splunk
7 1 (0.70%) VMware
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