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 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 518 472 451
Rank change year-on-year
-46 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 112 144 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.19% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.28% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 117 124
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£414 £425 £386
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.64% +10.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
-6.00% +4.16%
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
54176 52067 49457
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.80% 92.10% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 34646 31581 29422
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 1992 2012 2139
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -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 £41.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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 3 September 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 3 September 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 -47 98 £420 -1.17% 127
London -49 51 £436 +2.64% 20
South East -5 20 £338 -10.00% 31
City of London +21 19 £438 +2.94% 2
Yorkshire -17 12 £383 -4.37% 15
Scotland -6 8 £325 -10.34% 3
West Yorkshire -16 8 £353 - 12
Kent +4 7 £335 -16.25% 1
Glasgow +16 6 £310 -31.11% 1
Leeds -29 5 - - 8
East of England -6 4 £400 -11.11% 5
Milton Keynes -7 4 £400 -11.11% 5
South Wales -7 4 £300 -22.07% 1
Wales -10 4 £300 -22.07% 1
Buckinghamshire -14 4 £400 -11.11% 9
West Sussex - 4 £338 - 4
Cardiff - 4 £300 - 1
North Yorkshire - 4 £419 - 3
South West - 4 £425 - 9
Gatwick - 3 £338 -
York - 3 £413 - 1
Nottingham - 3 £375 - 2
East Midlands - 3 £375 - 4
Nottinghamshire - 3 £375 - 2
West Midlands +6 2 - - 17
Wiltshire - 2 £425 -
Midlands - 2 - -
East Sussex - 2 £350 - 1
Tunbridge Wells - 2 - - 1
Swindon - 2 £425 -

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 September 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.

1 221 (100.00%) .NET
2 196 (88.69%) C#
3 131 (59.28%) ASP.NET
3 131 (59.28%) Agile Software Development
4 127 (57.47%) SQL Server
5 125 (56.56%) MVC
6 115 (52.04%) JavaScript
7 95 (42.99%) TDD
8 90 (40.72%) HTML
9 74 (33.48%) SQL
9 74 (33.48%) CSS
10 72 (32.58%) Microsoft
11 68 (30.77%) Scrum
11 68 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
12 65 (29.41%) .NET Framework
13 63 (28.51%) WCF
14 57 (25.79%) jQuery
14 57 (25.79%) HTML5
15 50 (22.62%) Entity Framework
16 48 (21.72%) Finance
17 46 (20.81%) Web Services
18 41 (18.55%) AngularJS
19 36 (16.29%) BDD
20 33 (14.93%) CSS3
20 33 (14.93%) OO
21 30 (13.57%) WPF
22 29 (13.12%) Unit Testing
23 28 (12.67%) SQL Server 2008
23 28 (12.67%) Banking
24 27 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 10 (4.52%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.07%) IIS
3 7 (3.17%) MQSeries
3 7 (3.17%) CMS
4 6 (2.71%) Umbraco
5 5 (2.26%) Node.js
6 4 (1.81%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.36%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.90%) JBoss
8 2 (0.90%) Apache
8 2 (0.90%) Zimbra
9 1 (0.45%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.45%) GemFire
Applications
1 20 (9.05%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.90%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.90%) MS Office
3 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.45%) Endur
1 1 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.17%) HTTP
2 1 (0.45%) CTI
2 1 (0.45%) Intranet
2 1 (0.45%) Extranet
2 1 (0.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.45%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (57.47%) SQL Server
2 28 (12.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (8.14%) Relational Database
4 14 (6.33%) NoSQL
5 12 (5.43%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.52%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (4.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (3.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.71%) Oracle Database
10 5 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 5 (2.26%) RDBMS
10 5 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.81%) Oracle9i Database
11 4 (1.81%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (1.81%) RavenDB
12 3 (1.36%) Apache Cassandra
12 3 (1.36%) MySQL
13 2 (0.90%) Data Mining
14 1 (0.45%) BusinessObjects
14 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 27 (12.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (11.76%) Visual Studio
3 16 (7.24%) NUnit
4 15 (6.79%) Git (software)
5 11 (4.98%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.98%) Subversion
6 8 (3.62%) MSBuild
7 7 (3.17%) ReSharper
8 6 (2.71%) MSTest
8 6 (2.71%) Jasmine
9 5 (2.26%) Moq
10 4 (1.81%) Maven
10 4 (1.81%) Jenkins
11 3 (1.36%) CruiseControl
11 3 (1.36%) Selenium
12 2 (0.90%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.90%) CodeRush
12 2 (0.90%) ClearCase
12 2 (0.90%) SpecFlow
13 1 (0.45%) QUnit
General
1 48 (21.72%) Finance
2 28 (12.67%) Banking
3 8 (3.62%) Front Office
4 7 (3.17%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.71%) Retail
6 5 (2.26%) Publishing
7 4 (1.81%) Back Office
7 4 (1.81%) Marketing
8 3 (1.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.90%) Dutch Language
10 1 (0.45%) Japanese Language
10 1 (0.45%) Local Government
10 1 (0.45%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.45%) Advertising
10 1 (0.45%) Electronics
10 1 (0.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 221 (100.00%) .NET
2 131 (59.28%) ASP.NET
3 90 (40.72%) HTML
4 74 (33.48%) CSS
5 68 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 65 (29.41%) .NET Framework
7 63 (28.51%) WCF
8 57 (25.79%) jQuery
8 57 (25.79%) HTML5
9 50 (22.62%) Entity Framework
10 46 (20.81%) Web Services
11 41 (18.55%) AngularJS
12 33 (14.93%) CSS3
13 30 (13.57%) WPF
14 27 (12.22%) SOAP
15 26 (11.76%) XML
16 24 (10.86%) ASP.NET Web API
17 21 (9.50%) REST
18 18 (8.14%) KnockoutJS
19 17 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 15 (6.79%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.71%) NHS
3 6 (2.71%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.81%) Inversion of Control
4 4 (1.81%) Hedge funds
4 4 (1.81%) Derivative
5 3 (1.36%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.36%) N-Tier
5 3 (1.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (1.36%) Data Structures
6 2 (0.90%) Google Search Appliance
6 2 (0.90%) Equities
6 2 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (0.90%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.45%) Economics
7 1 (0.45%) W3C
7 1 (0.45%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 12 (5.43%) Windows
2 4 (1.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.90%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 131 (59.28%) Agile Software Development
2 125 (56.56%) MVC
3 95 (42.99%) TDD
4 68 (30.77%) Scrum
5 36 (16.29%) BDD
6 33 (14.93%) OO
7 29 (13.12%) Unit Testing
8 24 (10.86%) SDLC
9 22 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.69%) SOA
11 16 (7.24%) Software Engineering
12 14 (6.33%) Responsive Web Design
13 13 (5.88%) MVVM
13 13 (5.88%) E-Commerce
14 12 (5.43%) OOP
15 11 (4.98%) Dependency Injection
15 11 (4.98%) Web Development
16 9 (4.07%) Kanban
17 8 (3.62%) Analytics
17 8 (3.62%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 196 (88.69%) C#
2 115 (52.04%) JavaScript
3 74 (33.48%) SQL
4 16 (7.24%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.98%) VB.NET
6 9 (4.07%) Java
7 5 (2.26%) VB
7 5 (2.26%) VB6
7 5 (2.26%) XAML
8 4 (1.81%) PowerShell
8 4 (1.81%) PL/SQL
9 3 (1.36%) PHP
10 2 (0.90%) C++
10 2 (0.90%) Python
11 1 (0.45%) ActionScript
11 1 (0.45%) VBA
11 1 (0.45%) Ruby
11 1 (0.45%) XPath
11 1 (0.45%) Groovy
11 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (3.17%) Degree
2 3 (1.36%) SC Cleared
2 3 (1.36%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.90%) MCAD
3 2 (0.90%) MCSD
4 1 (0.45%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (0.45%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (0.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 72 (32.58%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.24%) Oracle
3 7 (3.17%) IBM
4 4 (1.81%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.81%) Coverity
5 3 (1.36%) Telerik
5 3 (1.36%) Google
6 2 (0.90%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.90%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.45%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.45%) Sybase
7 1 (0.45%) SAP
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) Salesforce.com
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