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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 461 444 370
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -74
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 148 126 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.27% 0.24% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.26% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 106 118
Average daily rate
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £315 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £34.00 £40.15
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -15.30%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £34.00 £40.15
% change year-on-year
- -15.30%

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
50785 47790 46152
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.81% 92.47% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 32295 28808 26045
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2049 2106 2641
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -5.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.64 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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 -7 144 £400 - 147
London +31 68 £413 -2.94% 29
East of England +11 20 £650 +100.00% 13
Cambridgeshire - 16 £650 - 2
City of London +2 14 £425 - 8
South West -35 12 £360 -10.00% 19
South East -40 12 £413 +11.48% 19
Yorkshire -11 11 £298 - 19
West Midlands 0 10 £310 -17.33% 13
West Yorkshire -9 9 £298 - 12
North West -17 9 £325 -23.52% 26
Manchester -15 6 £325 -23.52% 16
Leeds -6 5 £298 -11.85% 4
Somerset -12 5 £325 -18.75% 1
Scotland -7 4 £315 - 1
Oxford -19 4 £408 +10.13% 1
Oxfordshire -26 4 £408 +10.13% 6
Birmingham -4 3 £339 -20.29% 6
Essex -5 3 £363 - 4
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 5
Cheltenham - 3 - - 4
East Midlands +8 2 £335 +4.68% 7
Cheshire +6 2 £338 - 5
Berkshire +3 2 £368 -0.67% 2
Swindon -7 2 £360 -
Kent -8 2 £450 -4.00% 1
Surrey -8 2 £395 +21.53% 3
Wiltshire -13 2 £360 - 1
Glasgow - 2 - - 1
Solihull +5 1 £357 -

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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.

1 291 (100.00%) .NET
2 245 (84.19%) C#
3 185 (63.57%) MVC
4 162 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
5 155 (53.26%) ASP.NET
6 148 (50.86%) SQL Server
7 138 (47.42%) JavaScript
8 117 (40.21%) SQL
8 117 (40.21%) WCF
9 114 (39.18%) TDD
10 112 (38.49%) HTML
11 100 (34.36%) CSS
12 97 (33.33%) Microsoft
13 92 (31.62%) .NET Framework
14 91 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
15 83 (28.52%) SQL Server 2008
16 80 (27.49%) Scrum
17 72 (24.74%) jQuery
18 69 (23.71%) Team Foundation Server
18 69 (23.71%) OO
19 64 (21.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 61 (20.96%) Finance
21 58 (19.93%) Web Services
21 58 (19.93%) BDD
22 52 (17.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
23 48 (16.49%) HTML5
24 45 (15.46%) Oracle
24 45 (15.46%) MS Excel
25 41 (14.09%) E-Commerce
25 41 (14.09%) KnockoutJS

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 29 (9.97%) IIS
2 23 (7.90%) CMS
3 11 (3.78%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.41%) Sitecore CMS
4 7 (2.41%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.72%) Orchard CMS
5 5 (1.72%) Apache Solr
6 4 (1.37%) Apache
6 4 (1.37%) Zimbra
6 4 (1.37%) Node.js
6 4 (1.37%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.69%) JBoss
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.69%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.34%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 45 (15.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 33 (11.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.37%) HTTP
2 2 (0.69%) Intranet
3 1 (0.34%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 148 (50.86%) SQL Server
2 83 (28.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (7.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (6.19%) SQL Server 2005
5 17 (5.84%) Azure SQL Database
6 11 (3.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.06%) RavenDB
8 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
8 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
9 3 (1.03%) DB2
10 2 (0.69%) CouchDB
10 2 (0.69%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.34%) MySQL
11 1 (0.34%) MS Access
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 69 (23.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (12.71%) Visual Studio
3 24 (8.25%) NUnit
4 11 (3.78%) SpecFlow
5 10 (3.44%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.09%) MSTest
7 6 (2.06%) Moq
7 6 (2.06%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.06%) Selenium
8 5 (1.72%) Subversion
9 4 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.37%) QUnit
9 4 (1.37%) Jasmine
9 4 (1.37%) Rhino Mocks
10 3 (1.03%) MSBuild
10 3 (1.03%) NBehave
11 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.69%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
12 1 (0.34%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 61 (20.96%) Finance
2 16 (5.50%) Front Office
3 10 (3.44%) Back Office
4 7 (2.41%) Retail
5 6 (2.06%) Advertising
5 6 (2.06%) Marketing
6 5 (1.72%) Banking
7 2 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.69%) Electronics
7 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.69%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.34%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.34%) French Language
8 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.34%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (100.00%) .NET
2 155 (53.26%) ASP.NET
3 117 (40.21%) WCF
4 112 (38.49%) HTML
5 100 (34.36%) CSS
6 92 (31.62%) .NET Framework
7 91 (31.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 72 (24.74%) jQuery
9 64 (21.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 58 (19.93%) Web Services
11 52 (17.87%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 48 (16.49%) HTML5
13 41 (14.09%) KnockoutJS
14 39 (13.40%) XML
15 36 (12.37%) Ajax
15 36 (12.37%) AngularJS
16 31 (10.65%) ASP.NET Web API
17 29 (9.97%) RESTful
18 27 (9.28%) Backbone.js
19 22 (7.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.90%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (2.75%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.41%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.72%) Data Extraction
5 5 (1.72%) Open Source
5 5 (1.72%) NHS
6 4 (1.37%) Google Search Appliance
7 3 (1.03%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (1.03%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.69%) DTV
8 2 (0.69%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.69%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
9 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Blog
9 1 (0.34%) PKI
9 1 (0.34%) Web 2.0
9 1 (0.34%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 10 (3.44%) Windows
2 2 (0.69%) Android
3 1 (0.34%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (63.57%) MVC
2 162 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (39.18%) TDD
4 80 (27.49%) Scrum
5 69 (23.71%) OO
6 58 (19.93%) BDD
7 41 (14.09%) E-Commerce
8 37 (12.71%) SOA
9 34 (11.68%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.25%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.47%) Web Development
12 12 (4.12%) OOD
13 11 (3.78%) Workflow
14 9 (3.09%) Time Management
14 9 (3.09%) Migration
14 9 (3.09%) Coaching
14 9 (3.09%) Market Making
15 8 (2.75%) UML
15 8 (2.75%) OOP
15 8 (2.75%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 245 (84.19%) C#
2 138 (47.42%) JavaScript
3 117 (40.21%) SQL
4 33 (11.34%) PL/SQL
5 28 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 21 (7.22%) VB.NET
7 9 (3.09%) Java
8 6 (2.06%) C++
9 5 (1.72%) VBA
10 4 (1.37%) Ruby
11 3 (1.03%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.69%) PHP
13 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.34%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.34%) C
13 1 (0.34%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (4.12%) Degree
2 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
3 1 (0.34%) MCSD
3 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.72%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 97 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 45 (15.46%) Oracle
3 10 (3.44%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.37%) SAP
4 4 (1.37%) Google
5 3 (1.03%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.69%) Twitter
6 2 (0.69%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.34%) Facebook
7 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.34%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) Informatica
7 1 (0.34%) Kofax
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