The table below looks at the statistics for the Lead .NET 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 Lead .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Lead .NET Developer
Rank 587 582 538
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -44
Contract jobs requiring a Lead .NET Developer 13 13 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.024% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.026% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 9 12
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£431 £475 £625
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.21% -24.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £346 £406 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £604 £600 £700
UK excluding London average daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
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
51527 50292 44718
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.33% 92.33% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 31396 30820 25579
Average daily rate £400 £388 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.15% -3.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2022 2008 2205
Average hourly rate £17.30 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.14% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.85% -

Lead .NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Lead .NET Developer in the job title within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Lead .NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Lead .NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Lead .NET Developer within the UK.

Lead .NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Lead .NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Lead .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

Lead .NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Lead .NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Lead .NET Developer within the UK.

Lead .NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Lead .NET Developer
Top 13 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Lead .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 1 May 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 -9 12 £431 -9.21% 15
London 0 9 £438 -18.60% 3
City of London +5 4 £369 -13.23%
East of England +4 1 £313 -
Hertfordshire +1 1 £313 -
South East -9 1 £475 +43.93% 4
South Wales - 1 - -
Wales - 1 - -
West Midlands - 1 £425 - 1
Staffordshire - 1 £425 -
Surrey - 1 £475 -
Watford - 1 £313 -
Cardiff - 1 - -

Lead .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead .NET 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 Lead .NET Developer in their job title.

1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 27 (84.38%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
4 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (40.63%) MVC
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
5 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (34.38%) SQL
7 8 (25.00%) TDD
7 8 (25.00%) Scrum
7 8 (25.00%) jQuery
8 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
8 7 (21.88%) Finance
8 7 (21.88%) HTML
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) OO
8 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
9 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (18.75%) WCF
9 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
10 5 (15.63%) WPF
10 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
10 5 (15.63%) Oracle
10 5 (15.63%) CSS
10 5 (15.63%) NUnit
11 4 (12.50%) Banking
11 4 (12.50%) Subversion
11 4 (12.50%) Java
11 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking

Lead .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Lead .NET 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 Lead .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Node.js
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Solr
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (3.13%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (18.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) Internet
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (53.13%) SQL Server
2 3 (9.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.13%) ActiveReports
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.13%) MS Access
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle9i Database
4 1 (3.13%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (3.13%) OLAP
4 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (15.63%) Visual Studio
2 5 (15.63%) NUnit
3 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 4 (12.50%) JIRA
4 3 (9.38%) TeamCity
4 3 (9.38%) JUnit
4 3 (9.38%) CruiseControl
5 2 (6.25%) Moq
6 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.13%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (3.13%) MSTest
6 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (3.13%) Fiddler
6 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.13%) Checkstyle
6 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
6 1 (3.13%) Log4Net
6 1 (3.13%) JMeter
6 1 (3.13%) Maven
General
1 7 (21.88%) Finance
2 4 (12.50%) Banking
2 4 (12.50%) Investment Banking
3 3 (9.38%) Front Office
4 2 (6.25%) Games
5 1 (3.13%) Advertising
5 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET
2 12 (37.50%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (25.00%) jQuery
4 7 (21.88%) .NET Framework
4 7 (21.88%) HTML
5 6 (18.75%) WCF
6 5 (15.63%) WPF
6 5 (15.63%) CSS
7 4 (12.50%) REST
8 3 (9.38%) Entity Framework
8 3 (9.38%) AngularJS
8 3 (9.38%) LINQ
8 3 (9.38%) Web Services
8 3 (9.38%) XML
8 3 (9.38%) WinForms
9 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
9 2 (6.25%) Ajax
9 2 (6.25%) HTML5
9 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) User Experience
1 3 (9.38%) Data Structures
1 3 (9.38%) Derivative
1 3 (9.38%) N-Tier
1 3 (9.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 3 (9.38%) Equities
2 2 (6.25%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (3.13%) Open Source
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
1 13 (40.63%) MVC
2 8 (25.00%) TDD
2 8 (25.00%) Scrum
3 7 (21.88%) OO
4 6 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 4 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (12.50%) BDD
5 4 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (9.38%) Market Making
6 3 (9.38%) Kanban
7 2 (6.25%) Strategic Planning
7 2 (6.25%) System Testing
7 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (6.25%) Domain-Driven Design
7 2 (6.25%) MVVM
7 2 (6.25%) User Stories
7 2 (6.25%) UX Design
8 1 (3.13%) DevOps
8 1 (3.13%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) C#
2 11 (34.38%) SQL
3 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) C++
6 2 (6.25%) Python
6 2 (6.25%) Ruby
6 2 (6.25%) Groovy
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Microsoft
2 5 (15.63%) Oracle
3 3 (9.38%) DevExpress
3 3 (9.38%) Syncfusion
3 3 (9.38%) Sybase