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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Software Developer
Rank 605 591 555
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -36
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Software Developer 20 25 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.034% 0.045% 0.063%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.037% 0.049% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 14 22
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£340 £310 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +9.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £375 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £275
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +9.09%
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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -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 28 August 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 18 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 28 August 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 -14 20 £340 +13.33% 43
West Yorkshire -16 8 £340 +13.33% 1
Yorkshire -23 8 £340 +13.33% 2
Leeds -23 6 £340 +13.33%
South East -16 5 £283 - 7
London +18 4 £488 +50.00% 5
City of London +7 4 £488 +143.75% 3
East Sussex - 4 £300 -
Brighton - 2 £300 -
Wakefield - 2 - -
East of England +2 1 - - 3
Cheshire -9 1 £285 -12.30% 4
South West -12 1 £400 +33.33% 6
North West -38 1 £285 -12.30% 11
Essex - 1 - - 1
Hampshire - 1 £265 - 3
Southampton - 1 £265 - 2
Lewes - 1 - -

.NET Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (85.29%) C#
3 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
4 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
5 18 (52.94%) MVC
6 17 (50.00%) SQL
6 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 14 (41.18%) jQuery
8 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
10 9 (26.47%) HTML
10 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
11 8 (23.53%) WCF
11 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
11 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
11 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
12 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
12 7 (20.59%) CSS
12 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
12 7 (20.59%) OO
13 6 (17.65%) OOD
13 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
13 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
14 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
14 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
14 5 (14.71%) Scrum
14 5 (14.71%) XML
15 4 (11.76%) WPF
16 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms

.NET Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) TeamCity
General
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Front Office
2 2 (5.88%) Banking
2 2 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.94%) Publishing
3 1 (2.94%) Marketing
3 1 (2.94%) Electronics
3 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) ASP.NET
3 14 (41.18%) jQuery
4 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (26.47%) .NET Framework
5 9 (26.47%) HTML
6 8 (23.53%) Entity Framework
6 8 (23.53%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (23.53%) WCF
7 7 (20.59%) CSS
8 5 (14.71%) XML
8 5 (14.71%) KnockoutJS
9 4 (11.76%) WPF
10 3 (8.82%) XSLT
10 3 (8.82%) WinForms
10 3 (8.82%) Web Services
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
11 2 (5.88%) Ajax
11 2 (5.88%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
1 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.94%) DTV
2 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) MVC
2 12 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (23.53%) Software Engineering
4 7 (20.59%) OO
4 7 (20.59%) E-Commerce
5 6 (17.65%) OOD
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Integration Testing
7 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) Memory Management
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
7 2 (5.88%) Low Latency
8 1 (2.94%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 1 (2.94%) Mobile First
8 1 (2.94%) API Development
8 1 (2.94%) MVVM
8 1 (2.94%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C#
2 20 (58.82%) JavaScript
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 6 (17.65%) VB.NET
5 3 (8.82%) T-SQL
6 1 (2.94%) VBScript
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) Perl
6 1 (2.94%) Java
6 1 (2.94%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.94%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
1 1 (2.94%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.94%) Citrix
2 1 (2.94%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (2.94%) SAP
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £260 - £310 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Incite Insight
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago