The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 501 459 438
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 110 141 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.26% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.28% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 108 105
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£400 £425 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +8.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £307
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
52776 50579 47249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.47% 92.50% 92.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 33542 30709 27642
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 1943 1998 2143
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%

Senior .NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior .NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior .NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend

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

Senior .NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

Senior .NET Developer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 July 2015.

Senior .NET Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

Senior .NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

Senior .NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

Senior .NET 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 Senior .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 29 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 -45 102 £400 -5.88% 137
London -30 51 £425 - 43
City of London +14 25 £425 - 12
South East -11 20 £338 -5.59% 26
Yorkshire -16 10 £419 - 6
Kent -2 7 £336 -3.92% 6
East of England -12 7 £400 +6.66% 10
West Sussex - 7 £338 - 1
South West +7 6 £325 -2.98% 15
Scotland -2 6 £375 +3.44% 6
West Yorkshire -17 6 - - 5
Glasgow +9 5 £350 - 2
Cambridgeshire -2 5 - - 1
Leeds -22 4 - - 4
North Yorkshire - 4 £419 - 1
Gatwick - 4 £338 -
Wiltshire - 4 £325 - 2
East Midlands -9 3 £375 +20.96% 9
Nottinghamshire -12 3 £375 +20.96% 4
Midlands - 3 - -
York - 3 £413 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £375 - 4
West Midlands -1 2 - - 7
Buckinghamshire -5 2 £388 +29.16% 3
Milton Keynes -6 2 £388 +29.16% 1
Bristol -10 2 - - 7
Manchester -19 2 £370 +15.62% 11
North West -21 2 £370 +15.62% 19
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - - 1
East Sussex - 2 £350 - 1

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in their job title.

1 233 (100.00%) .NET
2 210 (90.13%) C#
3 140 (60.09%) Agile Software Development
4 137 (58.80%) ASP.NET
5 136 (58.37%) SQL Server
6 126 (54.08%) MVC
7 123 (52.79%) JavaScript
8 102 (43.78%) TDD
9 93 (39.91%) HTML
10 75 (32.19%) Microsoft
11 74 (31.76%) CSS
12 73 (31.33%) SQL
13 72 (30.90%) Scrum
13 72 (30.90%) .NET Framework
14 69 (29.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 66 (28.33%) HTML5
15 66 (28.33%) jQuery
16 65 (27.90%) WCF
17 58 (24.89%) Entity Framework
18 54 (23.18%) Finance
19 42 (18.03%) Web Services
20 40 (17.17%) WPF
20 40 (17.17%) BDD
20 40 (17.17%) AngularJS
21 35 (15.02%) OO
22 33 (14.16%) CSS3
23 32 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
24 30 (12.88%) Banking
25 28 (12.02%) SDLC
26 27 (11.59%) Continuous Integration

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited Senior .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 Senior .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.72%) CMS
1 11 (4.72%) Node.js
2 9 (3.86%) SharePoint
2 9 (3.86%) IIS
3 7 (3.00%) MQSeries
4 6 (2.58%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.29%) Tomcat
6 3 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.86%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.86%) JBoss
7 2 (0.86%) Apache
7 2 (0.86%) Zimbra
7 2 (0.86%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.43%) Confluence
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.43%) GemFire
Applications
1 21 (9.01%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.86%) MS Office
3 1 (0.43%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 19 (8.15%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.29%) HTTP
2 2 (0.86%) SMTP
3 1 (0.43%) CTI
3 1 (0.43%) Intranet
3 1 (0.43%) Extranet
3 1 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (58.37%) SQL Server
2 32 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (9.87%) Relational Database
4 18 (7.73%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (6.01%) MongoDB
7 12 (5.15%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 9 (3.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (2.58%) Data Mining
10 6 (2.58%) RDBMS
10 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database
11 5 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.72%) Oracle9i Database
12 4 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.72%) RavenDB
13 3 (1.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 3 (1.29%) MySQL
14 2 (0.86%) Triplestore
15 1 (0.43%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 26 (11.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 24 (10.30%) Visual Studio
3 18 (7.73%) NUnit
4 16 (6.87%) Subversion
5 13 (5.58%) Git (software)
6 10 (4.29%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.43%) MSBuild
8 6 (2.58%) SpecFlow
8 6 (2.58%) MSTest
8 6 (2.58%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.58%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.15%) ReSharper
10 4 (1.72%) Maven
10 4 (1.72%) Moq
11 3 (1.29%) Selenium
12 2 (0.86%) JIRA
12 2 (0.86%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.86%) CodeRush
12 2 (0.86%) NSubstitute
13 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (23.18%) Finance
2 30 (12.88%) Banking
3 14 (6.01%) Front Office
4 11 (4.72%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.43%) Retail
6 4 (1.72%) Publishing
6 4 (1.72%) Marketing
7 2 (0.86%) Back Office
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Local Government
8 1 (0.43%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.43%) Japanese Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 233 (100.00%) .NET
2 137 (58.80%) ASP.NET
3 93 (39.91%) HTML
4 74 (31.76%) CSS
5 72 (30.90%) .NET Framework
6 69 (29.61%) ASP.NET MVC
7 66 (28.33%) HTML5
7 66 (28.33%) jQuery
8 65 (27.90%) WCF
9 58 (24.89%) Entity Framework
10 42 (18.03%) Web Services
11 40 (17.17%) WPF
11 40 (17.17%) AngularJS
12 33 (14.16%) CSS3
13 26 (11.16%) XML
13 26 (11.16%) ASP.NET Web API
14 25 (10.73%) SOAP
15 22 (9.44%) KnockoutJS
15 22 (9.44%) REST
16 18 (7.73%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.44%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.58%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.58%) Mathematics
5 5 (2.15%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.72%) Statistics
6 4 (1.72%) Derivative
6 4 (1.72%) Equities
7 3 (1.29%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.29%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.29%) Inversion of Control
7 3 (1.29%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.86%) Google Search Appliance
8 2 (0.86%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.86%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.86%) NHS
8 2 (0.86%) W3C
9 1 (0.43%) Mainframe
9 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.30%) Windows
2 4 (1.72%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.86%) Android
3 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (60.09%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (54.08%) MVC
3 102 (43.78%) TDD
4 72 (30.90%) Scrum
5 40 (17.17%) BDD
6 35 (15.02%) OO
7 28 (12.02%) SDLC
8 27 (11.59%) Continuous Integration
9 23 (9.87%) Unit Testing
10 20 (8.58%) MVVM
10 20 (8.58%) E-Commerce
10 20 (8.58%) Software Engineering
11 16 (6.87%) SOA
11 16 (6.87%) Responsive Web Design
12 13 (5.58%) Analytics
13 12 (5.15%) Web Development
14 10 (4.29%) Kanban
15 9 (3.86%) Pair Programming
16 8 (3.43%) Systems Analysis
16 8 (3.43%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 210 (90.13%) C#
2 123 (52.79%) JavaScript
3 73 (31.33%) SQL
4 19 (8.15%) T-SQL
5 12 (5.15%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.29%) Java
7 7 (3.00%) VBA
7 7 (3.00%) XAML
8 6 (2.58%) VB6
8 6 (2.58%) VB
9 5 (2.15%) PowerShell
10 4 (1.72%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 3 (1.29%) PHP
12 2 (0.86%) C++
12 2 (0.86%) ActionScript
12 2 (0.86%) F#
12 2 (0.86%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.43%) R
13 1 (0.43%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (5.15%) Degree
2 4 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.29%) MCAD
3 3 (1.29%) MCSD
4 2 (0.86%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.86%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.43%) MCDBA
5 1 (0.43%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.43%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 75 (32.19%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.87%) Oracle
3 7 (3.00%) IBM
4 5 (2.15%) Sitecore
4 5 (2.15%) Telerik
5 4 (1.72%) Coverity
5 4 (1.72%) Tableau
6 3 (1.29%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.29%) Google
6 3 (1.29%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.86%) Citrix
8 1 (0.43%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.43%) Sybase
8 1 (0.43%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.43%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.43%) DevExpress
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