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 24 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 520 491 415
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -76
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 131 133 200
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.25% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.26% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 103 153
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £321 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.35% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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
50742 51291 50591
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.77% 94.73% 94.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 33107 31579 31273
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1472 2048 2133
Median hourly rate £18.00 £16.50 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £42.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 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 24 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 -5 123 £400 - 152
London -30 51 £425 +6.11% 53
South East +5 30 £375 -6.25% 33
North West -4 13 £325 -8.45% 19
City of London +11 10 £438 +9.30% 17
Kent -9 10 £330 -2.22% 3
Surrey - 8 £400 - 9
West Midlands -5 7 £400 +6.66% 8
East of England +5 6 £375 -16.66% 7
Berkshire -2 6 £488 +21.87% 5
South West +2 5 £388 +13.13% 8
Manchester -9 5 £338 -4.92% 13
Cheshire -4 4 £325 - 6
Merseyside - 4 £325 -
Liverpool - 4 £325 -
East Sussex - 4 £400 -
Chester - 4 £325 -
Brighton - 4 £400 -
Birmingham +1 3 £395 +10.87% 1
North East - 3 £308 - 1
Northern Ireland - 3 £395 -
Bedfordshire - 3 £563 - 2
Tyne and Wear - 3 £308 - 1
East Midlands +19 2 £428 +42.50% 8
Yorkshire +8 2 £450 +32.35% 15
Reading -4 2 £425 - 3
Scotland -9 2 £306 -18.33% 3
County Antrim - 2 £395 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 2 £303 - 1
Wiltshire - 2 £435 - 1

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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.

1 280 (100.00%) .NET
2 257 (91.79%) C#
3 186 (66.43%) MVC
4 163 (58.21%) ASP.NET
5 131 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
6 126 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 125 (44.64%) SQL Server
7 125 (44.64%) TDD
8 102 (36.43%) ASP.NET MVC
9 96 (34.29%) HTML
10 95 (33.93%) Microsoft
11 87 (31.07%) CSS
12 84 (30.00%) AngularJS
13 82 (29.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 82 (29.29%) SQL
14 78 (27.86%) .NET Framework
15 76 (27.14%) WCF
16 69 (24.64%) jQuery
17 62 (22.14%) BDD
18 54 (19.29%) HTML5
19 50 (17.86%) Scrum
20 49 (17.50%) Finance
21 48 (17.14%) Visual Studio
22 46 (16.43%) SOLID
23 44 (15.71%) Windows
24 41 (14.64%) T-SQL
24 41 (14.64%) Entity Framework
25 40 (14.29%) CSS3
25 40 (14.29%) OO
26 39 (13.93%) 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 (3.93%) CMS
2 9 (3.21%) IIS
3 8 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.86%) Confluence
4 7 (2.50%) DNN
5 5 (1.79%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.43%) Umbraco
7 3 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.71%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.71%) EPiServer CMS
8 2 (0.71%) JBoss
8 2 (0.71%) Node.js
9 1 (0.36%) Apache
9 1 (0.36%) Kentico
9 1 (0.36%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.36%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.36%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.36%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.36%) WordPress
Applications
1 26 (9.29%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.71%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.79%) Amazon Kinesis
3 5 (1.79%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (1.07%) GitHub
5 1 (0.36%) Google Analytics
5 1 (0.36%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.79%) Network Security
2 4 (1.43%) Internet
3 2 (0.71%) CTI
3 2 (0.71%) HTTP
3 2 (0.71%) LDAP
4 1 (0.36%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 125 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 24 (8.57%) Relational Database
3 19 (6.79%) NoSQL
4 17 (6.07%) Oracle Database
5 14 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 12 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 12 (4.29%) RDBMS
6 12 (4.29%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (3.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 7 (2.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 5 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 5 (1.79%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.07%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (1.07%) MySQL
10 3 (1.07%) Oracle Database 10g
10 3 (1.07%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (1.07%) SSDT
11 2 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.71%) MS Access
11 2 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 48 (17.14%) Visual Studio
2 36 (12.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 24 (8.57%) NUnit
4 22 (7.86%) Octopus Deploy
5 13 (4.64%) Selenium
5 13 (4.64%) TeamCity
6 12 (4.29%) CruiseControl
7 10 (3.57%) Jenkins
7 10 (3.57%) JIRA
8 9 (3.21%) Git (software)
9 7 (2.50%) SoapUI
9 7 (2.50%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.50%) Subversion
10 6 (2.14%) MSTest
11 5 (1.79%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.79%) Moq
11 5 (1.79%) MSBuild
12 4 (1.43%) NCrunch
12 4 (1.43%) NSubstitute
13 3 (1.07%) ReSharper
General
1 49 (17.50%) Finance
2 23 (8.21%) Banking
3 10 (3.57%) Telecoms
4 8 (2.86%) Retail
5 6 (2.14%) Back Office
5 6 (2.14%) Electronics
5 6 (2.14%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.79%) Advertising
6 5 (1.79%) Games
6 5 (1.79%) Marketing
7 4 (1.43%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.43%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.07%) Front Office
8 3 (1.07%) Legal
9 2 (0.71%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.71%) Law
9 2 (0.71%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
10 1 (0.36%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 280 (100.00%) .NET
2 163 (58.21%) ASP.NET
3 102 (36.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 96 (34.29%) HTML
5 87 (31.07%) CSS
6 84 (30.00%) AngularJS
7 82 (29.29%) ASP.NET Web API
8 78 (27.86%) .NET Framework
9 76 (27.14%) WCF
10 69 (24.64%) jQuery
11 54 (19.29%) HTML5
12 41 (14.64%) Entity Framework
13 40 (14.29%) CSS3
14 32 (11.43%) KnockoutJS
15 31 (11.07%) Web Services
16 29 (10.36%) RESTful
17 26 (9.29%) WPF
18 23 (8.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 21 (7.50%) XML
20 20 (7.14%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 17 (6.07%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (3.57%) Digital Media
3 6 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
3 6 (2.14%) NHS
4 4 (1.43%) User Experience
5 3 (1.07%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.07%) Fintech
5 3 (1.07%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.07%) Tandem
6 2 (0.71%) Algorithms
6 2 (0.71%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.71%) Data Integration
6 2 (0.71%) Hedge funds
6 2 (0.71%) iPad
6 2 (0.71%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.71%) Online Games
6 2 (0.71%) Spread Betting
7 1 (0.36%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.36%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.36%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 44 (15.71%) Windows
2 12 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.07%) Android
3 3 (1.07%) Apple iOS
3 3 (1.07%) Linux
4 1 (0.36%) Unix
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 186 (66.43%) MVC
2 131 (46.79%) Agile Software Development
3 125 (44.64%) TDD
4 62 (22.14%) BDD
5 50 (17.86%) Scrum
6 46 (16.43%) SOLID
7 40 (14.29%) OO
8 39 (13.93%) Unit Testing
9 38 (13.57%) SDLC
10 35 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
11 31 (11.07%) SOA
12 30 (10.71%) Web Development
13 24 (8.57%) E-Commerce
14 21 (7.50%) Multithreading
15 17 (6.07%) CRM
16 16 (5.71%) Software Engineering
17 14 (5.00%) OOP
18 11 (3.93%) Web Design
19 10 (3.57%) MVVM
19 10 (3.57%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 257 (91.79%) C#
2 126 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 82 (29.29%) SQL
4 41 (14.64%) T-SQL
5 18 (6.43%) Java
6 14 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 11 (3.93%) VB
8 7 (2.50%) PHP
8 7 (2.50%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.79%) PL/SQL
9 5 (1.79%) Python
10 4 (1.43%) C
11 3 (1.07%) Perl
11 3 (1.07%) Ruby
11 3 (1.07%) VBScript
11 3 (1.07%) XAML
12 2 (0.71%) VB6
12 2 (0.71%) XPath
13 1 (0.36%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.36%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (2.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (2.14%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (1.43%) Degree
5 2 (0.71%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.71%) Six Sigma Black Belt
6 1 (0.36%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.36%) HL7
2 1 (0.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.36%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 4 (1.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.36%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.36%) Puppet
1 1 (0.36%) WMI
Vendors
1 95 (33.93%) Microsoft
2 20 (7.14%) Oracle
3 9 (3.21%) DevExpress
4 7 (2.50%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.43%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.43%) SAP
5 4 (1.43%) Telerik
6 2 (0.71%) Apple
6 2 (0.71%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.71%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.36%) Google
7 1 (0.36%) IBM
7 1 (0.36%) Pega
7 1 (0.36%) Teradata
7 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
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