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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 467 433 477
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +44
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 139 146 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.25% 0.28% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.30% 0.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 122 73
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£425 £386 £369
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.03% +4.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £318 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £361
% change year-on-year
+2.77% -0.34%
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

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
52093 48868 53723
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.10% 92.73% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31576 29013 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2015 2118 2639
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -31 131 £425 +10.38% 120
London +14 87 £425 +6.25% 40
East of England -16 15 £450 +9.09% 3
South East -21 13 £370 +1.36% 14
City of London +16 9 £425 +9.67% 13
North West -8 6 £320 -1.53% 21
Suffolk - 6 £450 - 1
Scotland - 6 £363 - 2
Bedfordshire - 6 £425 - 1
Manchester - 6 £320 - 11
Yorkshire +4 4 £400 -3.03% 16
Surrey -3 4 £305 -23.75% 3
Kent -8 4 £400 +14.28% 1
West Midlands -23 4 £325 -9.72% 5
Edinburgh - 4 £350 -
Bedford - 3 £300 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 3 £350 -
North East - 3 £350 -
Berkshire +10 2 £365 +12.30% 1
West Yorkshire +3 2 - - 12
Leeds 0 2 - - 10
Buckinghamshire -3 2 £450 -
Warwickshire -8 2 £325 -7.14%
Norfolk -11 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 £400 -
Wales - 2 £385 - 1
South Wales - 2 £385 - 1
Newport - 2 £385 -
Norwich - 2 - -
Reading - 2 £365 -

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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#
3 193 (63.70%) ASP.NET
4 185 (61.06%) MVC
5 168 (55.45%) SQL Server
6 135 (44.55%) WCF
7 119 (39.27%) SQL
7 119 (39.27%) ASP.NET MVC
8 116 (38.28%) JavaScript
9 99 (32.67%) HTML
10 95 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
11 91 (30.03%) TDD
12 89 (29.37%) Microsoft
13 87 (28.71%) CSS
13 87 (28.71%) SQL Server 2008
14 77 (25.41%) jQuery
14 77 (25.41%) .NET Framework
15 71 (23.43%) Scrum
16 59 (19.47%) Team Foundation Server
17 57 (18.81%) OO
18 55 (18.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 52 (17.16%) Finance
19 52 (17.16%) Ajax
20 50 (16.50%) Web Services
21 45 (14.85%) Oracle
22 42 (13.86%) MS Excel
23 39 (12.87%) HTML5
24 36 (11.88%) BDD
24 36 (11.88%) IIS
25 35 (11.55%) KnockoutJS

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 36 (11.88%) IIS
2 23 (7.59%) CMS
3 11 (3.63%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.97%) Umbraco
5 6 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.32%) Sitefinity
6 4 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.66%) Kentico
7 2 (0.66%) EPiServer CMS
7 2 (0.66%) DNN
8 1 (0.33%) Commerce Server
8 1 (0.33%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.33%) Orchard CMS
8 1 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.33%) Node.js
Applications
1 42 (13.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.32%) MS Office
3 1 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.33%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 5 (1.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 33 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (5.28%) PaaS
3 1 (0.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.33%) Office 365
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
1 168 (55.45%) SQL Server
2 87 (28.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (9.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 27 (8.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 25 (8.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 16 (5.28%) SQL Server 2005
7 10 (3.30%) Azure SQL Database
8 5 (1.65%) Hadoop
8 5 (1.65%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.32%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (0.99%) MySQL
10 3 (0.99%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.66%) Couchbase
11 2 (0.66%) Big Data
11 2 (0.66%) SSDT
11 2 (0.66%) DB2
11 2 (0.66%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.66%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 59 (19.47%) Team Foundation Server
2 34 (11.22%) Visual Studio
3 10 (3.30%) NUnit
4 9 (2.97%) TeamCity
5 8 (2.64%) Subversion
6 7 (2.31%) SpecFlow
7 5 (1.65%) Oracle Forms
7 5 (1.65%) MSTest
8 4 (1.32%) MSBuild
8 4 (1.32%) Moq
9 3 (0.99%) Selenium
9 3 (0.99%) Cucumber
9 3 (0.99%) Git (software)
9 3 (0.99%) WiX
10 2 (0.66%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.66%) Jenkins
10 2 (0.66%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.66%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.33%) Maven
11 1 (0.33%) ClearQuest
General
1 52 (17.16%) Finance
2 33 (10.89%) Front Office
3 18 (5.94%) 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
8 2 (0.66%) 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
2 193 (63.70%) ASP.NET
3 135 (44.55%) WCF
4 119 (39.27%) ASP.NET MVC
5 99 (32.67%) HTML
6 87 (28.71%) CSS
7 77 (25.41%) jQuery
7 77 (25.41%) .NET Framework
8 55 (18.15%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 52 (17.16%) Ajax
10 50 (16.50%) Web Services
11 39 (12.87%) HTML5
12 35 (11.55%) KnockoutJS
13 32 (10.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 32 (10.56%) XML
14 27 (8.91%) ASP.NET Web API
14 27 (8.91%) LINQ
15 26 (8.58%) Backbone.js
16 23 (7.59%) WPF
17 22 (7.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 23 (7.59%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (3.63%) Derivative
3 8 (2.64%) N-Tier
4 6 (1.98%) Equity Derivative
5 5 (1.65%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (0.99%) Data Integration
6 3 (0.99%) Online Banking
6 3 (0.99%) Grid Computing
6 3 (0.99%) W3C
6 3 (0.99%) Visualisation
6 3 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 2 (0.66%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.66%) Interest Rate Derivative
8 1 (0.33%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.33%) PKI
8 1 (0.33%) Wiki
8 1 (0.33%) DTV
8 1 (0.33%) NHS
8 1 (0.33%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 24 (7.92%) Windows
2 3 (0.99%) Android
2 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (61.06%) MVC
2 95 (31.35%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (30.03%) TDD
4 71 (23.43%) Scrum
5 57 (18.81%) OO
6 36 (11.88%) BDD
7 31 (10.23%) E-Commerce
8 30 (9.90%) Unit Testing
9 24 (7.92%) Continuous Integration
10 23 (7.59%) Multithreading
11 20 (6.60%) Web Development
12 15 (4.95%) SOA
13 14 (4.62%) User Acceptance Testing
14 12 (3.96%) OOD
14 12 (3.96%) Workflow
14 12 (3.96%) OOP
15 10 (3.30%) UML
16 9 (2.97%) Migration
16 9 (2.97%) Content Management
16 9 (2.97%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 247 (81.52%) C#
2 119 (39.27%) SQL
3 116 (38.28%) JavaScript
4 27 (8.91%) PL/SQL
5 23 (7.59%) VB.NET
6 22 (7.26%) T-SQL
7 9 (2.97%) Java
8 6 (1.98%) VBA
8 6 (1.98%) PowerShell
9 5 (1.65%) VB
9 5 (1.65%) C++
10 3 (0.99%) XAML
10 3 (0.99%) PHP
11 2 (0.66%) Apex Code
11 2 (0.66%) C
12 1 (0.33%) VB6
12 1 (0.33%) PowerHouse
12 1 (0.33%) VBScript
12 1 (0.33%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.33%) R
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.61%) QA
2 1 (0.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 89 (29.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (14.85%) Oracle
3 9 (2.97%) Sitecore
4 6 (1.98%) EPiServer
5 5 (1.65%) IBM
6 3 (0.99%) Infragistics
6 3 (0.99%) DevExpress
7 2 (0.66%) JBoss
7 2 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.33%) CODA
8 1 (0.33%) HP
8 1 (0.33%) Kofax
8 1 (0.33%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.33%) SAP
8 1 (0.33%) Facebook
8 1 (0.33%) Twitter
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