The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 3 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
3 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 507 494 425
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -69
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 140 146 208
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.26% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.28% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 115 158
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £324 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
52745 52880 52258
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.86% 94.75% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 34373 32080 31881
Median daily rate £425 £400 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £243 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1528 2113 2153
Median hourly rate £17.95 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.54% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.40 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.28 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+7.50% -

Senior .NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

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 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 3 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -26 131 £405 +1.25% 165
London -50 54 £425 - 43
South East +10 33 £383 -4.67% 32
North West 0 12 £325 -10.95% 22
Kent -14 12 £330 -14.83% 1
City of London +11 10 £438 +6.06% 10
East of England +7 9 £464 +3.05% 20
South West +3 8 £375 +10.70% 11
Berkshire +12 6 £550 - 4
Surrey -1 6 £413 +10.00% 11
Wales 0 5 £325 +4.83% 1
Bedfordshire - 5 £563 - 5
East Sussex - 5 £425 - 1
Brighton - 5 £425 -
East Midlands +9 4 £405 +35.00% 8
South Wales -4 4 £368 +18.54% 1
Manchester -6 4 £338 -7.53% 18
Cheshire -10 4 £325 - 3
West Midlands -13 4 £425 +13.33% 12
Merseyside - 4 £325 -
Liverpool - 4 £325 -
Chester - 4 £325 -
Luton - 4 - - 4
Reading -1 3 £425 - 2
Cardiff -18 3 £410 +34.42%
Northamptonshire - 3 £405 -
Northampton - 3 £405 -
Bristol - 3 £325 - 6
Buckinghamshire +9 2 £390 -17.89% 3
Wiltshire +1 2 £435 -

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 May 2016, Senior .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 290 (100.00%) .NET
2 264 (91.03%) C#
3 196 (67.59%) MVC
4 176 (60.69%) ASP.NET
5 137 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
6 135 (46.55%) JavaScript
6 135 (46.55%) SQL Server
7 130 (44.83%) TDD
8 117 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC
9 105 (36.21%) HTML
10 98 (33.79%) CSS
11 91 (31.38%) SQL
11 91 (31.38%) AngularJS
12 87 (30.00%) Microsoft
13 86 (29.66%) WCF
14 82 (28.28%) .NET Framework
15 79 (27.24%) ASP.NET Web API
16 73 (25.17%) jQuery
17 64 (22.07%) BDD
18 61 (21.03%) HTML5
19 58 (20.00%) Finance
20 53 (18.28%) Scrum
21 47 (16.21%) Windows
21 47 (16.21%) OO
22 46 (15.86%) SOLID
22 46 (15.86%) CSS3
23 44 (15.17%) Entity Framework
24 43 (14.83%) T-SQL
25 42 (14.48%) Visual Studio
26 40 (13.79%) Unit Testing

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (3.79%) CMS
2 9 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (3.10%) IIS
3 8 (2.76%) Confluence
3 8 (2.76%) DNN
4 5 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.38%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.38%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.03%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.69%) Apache
7 2 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.69%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.69%) JBoss
7 2 (0.69%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.34%) Kentico
8 1 (0.34%) Node.js
8 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.34%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.34%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.34%) Tomcat
Applications
1 27 (9.31%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (10.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.59%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.72%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (1.72%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.03%) GitHub
5 1 (0.34%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.34%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.38%) Network Security
2 3 (1.03%) Internet
3 2 (0.69%) CTI
3 2 (0.69%) HTTP
3 2 (0.69%) LDAP
4 1 (0.34%) DNS
4 1 (0.34%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (46.55%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.55%) Relational Database
3 18 (6.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (5.86%) NoSQL
5 15 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (3.79%) Oracle Database
6 11 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 9 (3.10%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.41%) RDBMS
8 7 (2.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 6 (2.07%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 5 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (1.38%) MySQL
12 3 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
12 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (1.03%) SSDT
13 2 (0.69%) Big Data
13 2 (0.69%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 42 (14.48%) Visual Studio
2 38 (13.10%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (8.97%) NUnit
4 21 (7.24%) Octopus Deploy
5 14 (4.83%) CruiseControl
5 14 (4.83%) Selenium
5 14 (4.83%) TeamCity
6 11 (3.79%) Git (software)
6 11 (3.79%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.45%) JIRA
8 8 (2.76%) Moq
8 8 (2.76%) MSTest
8 8 (2.76%) SoapUI
8 8 (2.76%) Subversion
9 6 (2.07%) Jasmine
9 6 (2.07%) MSBuild
10 5 (1.72%) NCrunch
10 5 (1.72%) NSubstitute
10 5 (1.72%) SpecFlow
11 2 (0.69%) Bitbucket
General
1 58 (20.00%) Finance
2 24 (8.28%) Banking
3 10 (3.45%) Financial Institution
4 9 (3.10%) Telecoms
5 8 (2.76%) Retail
6 6 (2.07%) Back Office
6 6 (2.07%) Electronics
7 5 (1.72%) Advertising
7 5 (1.72%) Front Office
7 5 (1.72%) Investment Banking
7 5 (1.72%) Marketing
8 4 (1.38%) Games
8 4 (1.38%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.03%) Legal
10 2 (0.69%) Dutch Language
10 2 (0.69%) Law
10 2 (0.69%) Publishing
11 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 290 (100.00%) .NET
2 176 (60.69%) ASP.NET
3 117 (40.34%) ASP.NET MVC
4 105 (36.21%) HTML
5 98 (33.79%) CSS
6 91 (31.38%) AngularJS
7 86 (29.66%) WCF
8 82 (28.28%) .NET Framework
9 79 (27.24%) ASP.NET Web API
10 73 (25.17%) jQuery
11 61 (21.03%) HTML5
12 46 (15.86%) CSS3
13 44 (15.17%) Entity Framework
14 34 (11.72%) Web Services
15 32 (11.03%) WPF
16 30 (10.34%) KnockoutJS
17 29 (10.00%) RESTful
18 26 (8.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (7.24%) LINQ
20 20 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (6.21%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (2.76%) Digital Media
3 7 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
4 6 (2.07%) NHS
5 5 (1.72%) User Experience
6 4 (1.38%) Tandem
7 3 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.03%) Mobile App
8 2 (0.69%) Data Integration
8 2 (0.69%) Fintech
8 2 (0.69%) Hedge funds
8 2 (0.69%) iPad
8 2 (0.69%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.69%) Online Games
8 2 (0.69%) Spread Betting
9 1 (0.34%) Cryptography
9 1 (0.34%) Equities
9 1 (0.34%) Fixed Income
9 1 (0.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.34%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 47 (16.21%) Windows
2 7 (2.41%) Windows Server
3 4 (1.38%) Linux
4 3 (1.03%) Android
4 3 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.69%) Unix
6 1 (0.34%) CentOS
6 1 (0.34%) SUSE
6 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (67.59%) MVC
2 137 (47.24%) Agile Software Development
3 130 (44.83%) TDD
4 64 (22.07%) BDD
5 53 (18.28%) Scrum
6 47 (16.21%) OO
7 46 (15.86%) SOLID
8 40 (13.79%) SDLC
8 40 (13.79%) Unit Testing
9 35 (12.07%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (12.07%) SOA
10 29 (10.00%) E-Commerce
11 27 (9.31%) Web Development
12 21 (7.24%) Multithreading
13 17 (5.86%) CRM
14 15 (5.17%) Software Engineering
15 13 (4.48%) OOP
15 13 (4.48%) Web Design
16 11 (3.79%) Kanban
17 10 (3.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 264 (91.03%) C#
2 135 (46.55%) JavaScript
3 91 (31.38%) SQL
4 43 (14.83%) T-SQL
5 19 (6.55%) Java
6 13 (4.48%) VB.NET
7 12 (4.14%) VB
8 8 (2.76%) PowerShell
9 6 (2.07%) C
10 5 (1.72%) PHP
10 5 (1.72%) PL/SQL
10 5 (1.72%) Python
11 3 (1.03%) Perl
11 3 (1.03%) Ruby
11 3 (1.03%) VB6
11 3 (1.03%) VBScript
11 3 (1.03%) XAML
12 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.69%) XPath
13 1 (0.34%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (2.41%) Security Cleared
2 5 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.72%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.03%) Degree
4 2 (0.69%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.34%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.34%) HL7
2 1 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.34%) Puppet
1 1 (0.34%) WMI
Vendors
1 87 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.52%) Oracle
3 13 (4.48%) DevExpress
4 7 (2.41%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.38%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.38%) SAP
5 4 (1.38%) Telerik
6 2 (0.69%) Apple
6 2 (0.69%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.69%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.69%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.34%) Google
7 1 (0.34%) IBM
7 1 (0.34%) Pega
7 1 (0.34%) Teradata
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