The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 452 433 473
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 141 136 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.27% 0.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.28% 0.29% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 105 75
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£425 £390 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.97% +11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £307 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £20.00 - £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 - £39.50
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -25 135 £425 +9.32% 114
London +6 87 £425 +6.25% 40
East of England -10 20 £375 +15.38% 5
City of London +23 15 £425 +6.25% 14
Suffolk - 12 £450 - 1
South East -14 10 £358 +2.14% 18
West Midlands -20 6 £325 -9.72% 5
Scotland -17 5 £363 - 6
Yorkshire +10 4 - - 10
North West -2 4 £320 +6.66% 17
Warwickshire - 4 £325 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £375 - 2
Manchester - 4 £320 - 11
Ipswich - 4 £375 - 1
Surrey -4 3 £375 -16.66% 5
Edinburgh -15 3 £363 -
West Yorkshire +7 2 - - 9
Leeds +4 2 - - 7
Kent -3 2 £350 -
Cambridgeshire -8 2 £331 +1.92% 1
Buckinghamshire -9 2 £300 -7.69%
Cambridge -9 2 £331 +1.92%
South West -32 2 £335 -8.21% 13
Glasgow - 2 - - 6
Bristol - 2 £335 - 3
Milton Keynes - 2 £300 -
Oxfordshire - 2 £350 - 1
Salford - 2 £320 -
Bedfordshire - 2 £300 - 1
South Yorkshire - 2 - -

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

1 314 (100.00%) .NET
2 270 (85.99%) C#
3 215 (68.47%) ASP.NET
4 198 (63.06%) MVC
5 167 (53.18%) SQL Server
6 145 (46.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 130 (41.40%) WCF
8 115 (36.62%) TDD
8 115 (36.62%) HTML
9 112 (35.67%) JavaScript
10 109 (34.71%) SQL
11 99 (31.53%) CSS
12 87 (27.71%) jQuery
13 85 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
14 79 (25.16%) .NET Framework
15 78 (24.84%) Scrum
16 73 (23.25%) Microsoft
17 71 (22.61%) SQL Server 2008
18 63 (20.06%) OO
18 63 (20.06%) Ajax
19 62 (19.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 51 (16.24%) Finance
21 50 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
22 49 (15.61%) Web Services
23 42 (13.38%) XML
24 41 (13.06%) Unit Testing
25 40 (12.74%) HTML5
26 38 (12.10%) Oracle
27 37 (11.78%) E-Commerce
28 36 (11.46%) BDD

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 33 (10.51%) IIS
2 23 (7.32%) CMS
3 10 (3.18%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.87%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.91%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.27%) Sitefinity
7 3 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (0.96%) Kentico
8 2 (0.64%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (0.64%) DNN
9 1 (0.32%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.32%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.32%) Node.js
Applications
1 33 (10.51%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.27%) MS Office
3 2 (0.64%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (1.59%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (7.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (2.23%) PaaS
3 2 (0.64%) SaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.64%) Internet
2 1 (0.32%) WEP
2 1 (0.32%) LAN
2 1 (0.32%) WAN
2 1 (0.32%) HTTP
2 1 (0.32%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 167 (53.18%) SQL Server
2 71 (22.61%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 27 (8.60%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (8.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (2.55%) NoSQL
6 8 (2.55%) Oracle Database
7 6 (1.91%) Relational Database
8 5 (1.59%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.59%) Hadoop
9 3 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
9 3 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
9 3 (0.96%) MySQL
10 2 (0.64%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.64%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.64%) Big Data
10 2 (0.64%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 50 (15.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (9.24%) Visual Studio
3 19 (6.05%) NUnit
4 11 (3.50%) MSTest
5 8 (2.55%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.55%) Subversion
6 6 (1.91%) Git (software)
7 5 (1.59%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.27%) WiX
8 4 (1.27%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.27%) SpecFlow
9 3 (0.96%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.96%) Selenium
9 3 (0.96%) CruiseControl
10 2 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
10 2 (0.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.64%) Mercurial
10 2 (0.64%) Moq
10 2 (0.64%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.32%) JUnit
General
1 51 (16.24%) Finance
2 33 (10.51%) Front Office
3 19 (6.05%) Banking
3 19 (6.05%) Retail
4 11 (3.50%) Back Office
5 4 (1.27%) Investment Banking
6 3 (0.96%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.64%) Retail Banking
7 2 (0.64%) Marketing
7 2 (0.64%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.32%) Advertising
8 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.32%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 314 (100.00%) .NET
2 215 (68.47%) ASP.NET
3 145 (46.18%) ASP.NET MVC
4 130 (41.40%) WCF
5 115 (36.62%) HTML
6 99 (31.53%) CSS
7 87 (27.71%) jQuery
8 79 (25.16%) .NET Framework
9 63 (20.06%) Ajax
10 62 (19.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 49 (15.61%) Web Services
12 42 (13.38%) XML
13 40 (12.74%) HTML5
14 33 (10.51%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (8.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 24 (7.64%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 24 (7.64%) LINQ
16 24 (7.64%) WPF
17 23 (7.32%) Razor View Engine
17 23 (7.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 18 (5.73%) Inversion of Control
2 12 (3.82%) Derivative
3 10 (3.18%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.91%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (1.59%) Equity Derivative
6 4 (1.27%) Interest Rate Derivative
6 4 (1.27%) Blog
7 3 (0.96%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.96%) Visualisation
7 3 (0.96%) Online Banking
7 3 (0.96%) Computer Science
7 3 (0.96%) W3C
7 3 (0.96%) Grid Computing
8 2 (0.64%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.64%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.32%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.32%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.32%) Wiki
9 1 (0.32%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.64%) Windows
2 3 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.64%) Linux
3 2 (0.64%) Android
3 2 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.64%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 198 (63.06%) MVC
2 115 (36.62%) TDD
3 85 (27.07%) Agile Software Development
4 78 (24.84%) Scrum
5 63 (20.06%) OO
6 41 (13.06%) Unit Testing
7 37 (11.78%) E-Commerce
8 36 (11.46%) BDD
9 33 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
10 29 (9.24%) Web Development
11 24 (7.64%) Multithreading
12 22 (7.01%) SOA
13 15 (4.78%) OOD
14 14 (4.46%) OOP
14 14 (4.46%) User Acceptance Testing
15 12 (3.82%) Workflow
16 10 (3.18%) UML
17 9 (2.87%) Migration
17 9 (2.87%) Dependency Injection
18 7 (2.23%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 270 (85.99%) C#
2 112 (35.67%) JavaScript
3 109 (34.71%) SQL
4 20 (6.37%) T-SQL
5 15 (4.78%) VB.NET
6 13 (4.14%) PL/SQL
7 12 (3.82%) Java
8 7 (2.23%) PHP
9 6 (1.91%) C++
9 6 (1.91%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.59%) Ruby
10 5 (1.59%) VB
11 3 (0.96%) VBA
11 3 (0.96%) Python
11 3 (0.96%) XAML
11 3 (0.96%) Delphi
12 2 (0.64%) C
12 2 (0.64%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.64%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.32%) R
Qualifications
1 13 (4.14%) Degree
2 4 (1.27%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.27%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.96%) MCSD
3 3 (0.96%) MCSE
3 3 (0.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (5.10%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.32%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.64%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (23.25%) Microsoft
2 38 (12.10%) Oracle
3 9 (2.87%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.23%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.59%) IBM
6 3 (0.96%) Infragistics
6 3 (0.96%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.64%) Facebook
7 2 (0.64%) Twitter
7 2 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.64%) JBoss
8 1 (0.32%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.32%) SAP
8 1 (0.32%) Telerik
8 1 (0.32%) CODA
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