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 30 July 2015 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
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Software Developer
Rank 611 587 546
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -41
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 17 28 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.051% 0.059%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.055% 0.063%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 13 24
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£340 £313 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.80% +4.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £297 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £380 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £306 £300
% change year-on-year
+11.02% +2.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
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
52752 50560 47327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.46% 92.47% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33520 30690 27691
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1927 2009 2145
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

.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 30 July 2015.

.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 15 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 30 July 2015. 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 -36 17 £340 +6.66% 59
West Yorkshire -19 7 £340 +13.33% 3
Yorkshire -23 7 £340 +13.33% 7
South East -12 6 £265 -15.20% 13
Leeds -26 5 £340 +13.33% 1
East Sussex - 4 £300 - 3
London -2 3 £500 +53.84% 5
City of London -5 3 £500 +150.00% 3
Southampton - 2 £245 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
Hampshire - 2 £245 - 2
Brighton - 2 £300 - 1
South West -3 1 £325 +8.33% 8
Exeter - 1 £325 - 1
Devon - 1 £325 - 2

.NET Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 32 (88.89%) C#
3 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
4 21 (58.33%) SQL
5 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
6 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 16 (44.44%) MVC
8 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
9 11 (30.56%) jQuery
10 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
11 9 (25.00%) HTML
11 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
12 8 (22.22%) WCF
12 8 (22.22%) Entity Framework
12 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 8 (22.22%) CSS
12 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
13 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
13 7 (19.44%) OO
14 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
14 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
15 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
15 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
15 5 (13.89%) XML
15 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
15 5 (13.89%) Scrum
16 4 (11.11%) OOD
16 4 (11.11%) T-SQL

.NET Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (13.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.78%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (2.78%) TeamCity
4 1 (2.78%) NetAdvantage
4 1 (2.78%) NUnit
4 1 (2.78%) MSBuild
General
1 2 (5.56%) Front Office
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
1 2 (5.56%) Law
1 2 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (2.78%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (63.89%) ASP.NET
3 12 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (30.56%) jQuery
5 9 (25.00%) .NET Framework
5 9 (25.00%) HTML
6 8 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (22.22%) Entity Framework
6 8 (22.22%) WCF
6 8 (22.22%) CSS
7 5 (13.89%) XML
7 5 (13.89%) KnockoutJS
8 4 (11.11%) WPF
9 3 (8.33%) XSLT
9 3 (8.33%) Web Services
10 2 (5.56%) WinForms
10 2 (5.56%) Ajax
11 1 (2.78%) MSMQ
11 1 (2.78%) Classic ASP
11 1 (2.78%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (44.44%) MVC
2 10 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (19.44%) Software Engineering
3 7 (19.44%) OO
4 6 (16.67%) E-Commerce
5 5 (13.89%) Scrum
6 4 (11.11%) OOD
7 2 (5.56%) SOA
7 2 (5.56%) CRM
7 2 (5.56%) UML
7 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.56%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.56%) Low Latency
7 2 (5.56%) Memory Management
8 1 (2.78%) BDD
8 1 (2.78%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 1 (2.78%) SDLC
8 1 (2.78%) Mobile First
Programming Languages
1 32 (88.89%) C#
2 21 (58.33%) SQL
3 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.89%) VB.NET
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.78%) VBScript
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
1 1 (2.78%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) IBM
3 1 (2.78%) Citrix
3 1 (2.78%) Infragistics
Leeds, West Yorkshire
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Rate: From £300 to £340 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
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Rate: £450 - £525 per day
Posted: 6 days ago