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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 467 438 484
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +46
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 145 149 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.30% 0.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 117 127 69
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£425 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £311 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £39.50

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
52430 48925 53586
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 91.02% 92.73% 92.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 32042 29264 29965
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £231 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2056 2117 2633
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -17 139 £425 +13.33% 117
London +14 92 £425 +6.25% 34
South East 0 16 £375 +2.73% 13
City of London +28 13 £425 +11.47% 14
East of England -13 13 £450 +9.09% 12
Yorkshire +6 7 £375 -9.09% 14
Bedfordshire - 7 £450 - 3
North West - 6 £320 - 21
Manchester - 6 £320 - 14
West Yorkshire +9 5 £350 -15.15% 11
Buckinghamshire -1 5 £438 -
Surrey -4 4 £305 -18.66% 3
Kent -5 4 £400 +14.28%
Scotland -10 4 £375 +7.14% 8
Bedford - 4 £375 - 1
Luton - 3 £450 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £350 -
Hertfordshire - 3 £450 - 5
Suffolk - 3 £450 -
North East - 3 £350 -
Reading +16 2 £365 +12.30% 2
Berkshire +8 2 £365 +12.30% 4
Leeds +2 2 £350 - 5
Norfolk -10 2 - -
West Midlands -30 2 £285 -19.71% 6
South West -49 2 £325 -10.95% 11
Wales - 2 £385 - 1
South Wales - 2 £385 - 1
Edinburgh - 2 £363 -
Newport - 2 £385 -

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 303 (100.00%) .NET
2 247 (81.52%) C#
3 190 (62.71%) ASP.NET
4 189 (62.38%) MVC
5 171 (56.44%) SQL Server
6 155 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
7 139 (45.87%) WCF
8 123 (40.59%) SQL
9 118 (38.94%) JavaScript
10 116 (38.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 101 (33.33%) HTML
12 96 (31.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 92 (30.36%) TDD
13 92 (30.36%) Microsoft
14 87 (28.71%) CSS
15 84 (27.72%) .NET Framework
16 76 (25.08%) jQuery
17 75 (24.75%) Scrum
18 67 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
19 58 (19.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 57 (18.81%) OO
21 53 (17.49%) Web Services
22 51 (16.83%) Oracle
22 51 (16.83%) Ajax
23 50 (16.50%) Finance
24 47 (15.51%) MS Excel
25 41 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
26 39 (12.87%) HTML5
26 39 (12.87%) BDD
27 38 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 35 (11.55%) IIS
2 19 (6.27%) CMS
3 9 (2.97%) Umbraco
4 7 (2.31%) SharePoint
5 6 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (0.99%) Sitefinity
8 2 (0.66%) DNN
8 2 (0.66%) Kentico
8 2 (0.66%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.33%) Node.js
9 1 (0.33%) Orchard CMS
9 1 (0.33%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 47 (15.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 38 (12.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.26%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.66%) Internet
2 1 (0.33%) LAN
2 1 (0.33%) WAN
2 1 (0.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 171 (56.44%) SQL Server
2 96 (31.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 32 (10.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (5.28%) Azure SQL Database
7 14 (4.62%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (1.98%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.65%) Hadoop
10 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.99%) MySQL
11 3 (0.99%) DB2
12 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
12 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.66%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.66%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.66%) Big Data
12 2 (0.66%) SSDT
12 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 67 (22.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (11.22%) Visual Studio
3 12 (3.96%) NUnit
4 10 (3.30%) TeamCity
5 7 (2.31%) Subversion
6 6 (1.98%) SpecFlow
6 6 (1.98%) Moq
7 5 (1.65%) MSBuild
7 5 (1.65%) Selenium
7 5 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
8 3 (0.99%) WiX
8 3 (0.99%) Rhino Mocks
8 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.66%) MSTest
9 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
9 2 (0.66%) NBehave
9 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.33%) Octopus Deploy
10 1 (0.33%) Bower
10 1 (0.33%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (16.50%) Finance
2 33 (10.89%) Front Office
3 17 (5.61%) Retail
4 12 (3.96%) Back Office
5 11 (3.63%) Banking
6 5 (1.65%) Marketing
7 3 (0.99%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.99%) Advertising
8 2 (0.66%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Retail Banking
9 1 (0.33%) Electronics
9 1 (0.33%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 303 (100.00%) .NET
2 190 (62.71%) ASP.NET
3 139 (45.87%) WCF
4 116 (38.28%) ASP.NET MVC
5 101 (33.33%) HTML
6 87 (28.71%) CSS
7 84 (27.72%) .NET Framework
8 76 (25.08%) jQuery
9 58 (19.14%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 53 (17.49%) Web Services
11 51 (16.83%) Ajax
12 41 (13.53%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 39 (12.87%) HTML5
14 34 (11.22%) KnockoutJS
15 28 (9.24%) XML
16 27 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 26 (8.58%) Backbone.js
18 25 (8.25%) LINQ
19 23 (7.59%) Underscore.js
20 20 (6.60%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (8.25%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (2.97%) Derivative
3 8 (2.64%) N-Tier
3 8 (2.64%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (1.32%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
6 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.99%) Online Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Grid Computing
6 3 (0.99%) W3C
7 2 (0.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.66%) Data Extraction
7 2 (0.66%) User Experience
8 1 (0.33%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.33%) NHS
8 1 (0.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 21 (6.93%) Windows
2 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (0.99%) Android
3 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (62.38%) MVC
2 155 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (30.36%) TDD
4 75 (24.75%) Scrum
5 57 (18.81%) OO
6 39 (12.87%) BDD
7 30 (9.90%) E-Commerce
8 28 (9.24%) Unit Testing
9 24 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
10 20 (6.60%) Multithreading
10 20 (6.60%) Mentoring
11 19 (6.27%) SOA
12 17 (5.61%) Web Development
13 14 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (3.96%) OOP
15 11 (3.63%) Migration
16 10 (3.30%) OOD
17 9 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
17 9 (2.97%) Workflow
18 8 (2.64%) UML
Programming Languages
1 247 (81.52%) C#
2 123 (40.59%) SQL
3 118 (38.94%) JavaScript
4 33 (10.89%) PL/SQL
5 20 (6.60%) T-SQL
6 19 (6.27%) VB.NET
7 8 (2.64%) Java
8 7 (2.31%) PowerShell
9 6 (1.98%) VBA
10 5 (1.65%) VB
10 5 (1.65%) C++
11 3 (0.99%) XAML
11 3 (0.99%) PHP
12 2 (0.66%) C
12 2 (0.66%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.33%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.33%) R
13 1 (0.33%) VB6
13 1 (0.33%) PowerHouse
13 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (4.95%) Degree
2 4 (1.32%) MCSD
2 4 (1.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (1.32%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.32%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.99%) MCSE
4 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.61%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 92 (30.36%) Microsoft
2 51 (16.83%) Oracle
3 10 (3.30%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.98%) EPiServer
5 3 (0.99%) DevExpress
5 3 (0.99%) IBM
5 3 (0.99%) Infragistics
6 2 (0.66%) JBoss
6 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.33%) Facebook
7 1 (0.33%) Twitter
7 1 (0.33%) CODA
7 1 (0.33%) HP
7 1 (0.33%) Kofax
7 1 (0.33%) SAP
7 1 (0.33%) Business Objects
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