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 January 2015 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 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 451 445 365
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -80
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 121 114 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.23% 0.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.25% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 88 123
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£400 £400 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £328 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £371 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.33% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £33.25 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.87%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £33.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- -16.87%

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
46318 45203 42184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.45% 92.55% 92.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 29063 26904 23919
Average daily rate £400 £400 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1785 1961 2473
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.48 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.57% -5.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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 January 2015.

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 January 2015. 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 -8 119 £400 - 166
London +2 51 £425 - 48
City of London +15 17 £425 -2.85% 16
South West -7 16 £330 -17.50% 19
South East -11 16 £413 +11.48% 25
East of England +8 13 £400 +28.00% 8
Somerset +6 10 £325 -18.75%
Cambridgeshire -5 9 £650 +116.66% 1
Yorkshire -3 8 £375 +5.26% 12
North West -5 7 £325 -23.52% 29
West Midlands +4 6 £339 -9.66% 17
West Yorkshire -1 6 £375 +5.26% 9
Surrey +2 4 £475 +58.33% 5
Manchester -7 4 £320 -24.70% 19
Oxfordshire -13 4 £408 +10.13% 6
Oxford -14 4 £408 +10.13% 4
Kent -7 3 £450 +2.85%
Leeds -9 3 £375 +11.11% 4
Cheltenham - 3 - - 6
Gloucestershire - 3 - - 8
East Midlands +16 2 £335 -4.28% 7
Essex +10 2 £363 -
Bath +6 2 £313 -13.79%
Berkshire +3 2 £368 -0.67% 7
Birmingham -3 2 £303 -28.82% 6
Hampshire -21 2 £398 +7.43% 2
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 4
Cheshire - 2 £338 - 6
Staffordshire - 2 £375 - 4
Coventry +2 1 £276 -26.53% 1

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 273 (100.00%) .NET
2 242 (88.64%) C#
3 161 (58.97%) MVC
4 152 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
5 151 (55.31%) ASP.NET
6 139 (50.92%) JavaScript
7 135 (49.45%) SQL Server
8 114 (41.76%) TDD
9 106 (38.83%) SQL
10 105 (38.46%) HTML
10 105 (38.46%) WCF
11 99 (36.26%) CSS
12 90 (32.97%) Microsoft
13 77 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
14 74 (27.11%) .NET Framework
15 73 (26.74%) Scrum
16 72 (26.37%) jQuery
17 66 (24.18%) SQL Server 2008
18 63 (23.08%) Finance
19 60 (21.98%) OO
20 56 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
21 55 (20.15%) Web Services
22 54 (19.78%) BDD
23 49 (17.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 45 (16.48%) E-Commerce
24 45 (16.48%) HTML5
25 43 (15.75%) XML
26 39 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
26 39 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 37 (13.55%) ASP.NET Web API

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 24 (8.79%) IIS
2 23 (8.42%) CMS
3 10 (3.66%) Umbraco
4 9 (3.30%) Node.js
5 8 (2.93%) Sitecore CMS
6 7 (2.56%) SharePoint
7 6 (2.20%) Apache
7 6 (2.20%) Orchard CMS
8 5 (1.83%) Apache Spark
8 5 (1.83%) Apache Solr
8 5 (1.83%) BizTalk Server
9 4 (1.47%) Zimbra
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (0.73%) Kentico
11 1 (0.37%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.37%) K2 blackpearl
11 1 (0.37%) EPiServer CMS
11 1 (0.37%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.37%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 35 (12.82%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.37%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.37%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 23 (8.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (5.13%) PaaS
3 3 (1.10%) SaaS
4 1 (0.37%) Office 365
4 1 (0.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.47%) HTTP
2 2 (0.73%) Intranet
3 1 (0.37%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (49.45%) SQL Server
2 66 (24.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 18 (6.59%) SQL Server 2005
5 12 (4.40%) Azure SQL Database
6 10 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (2.56%) RavenDB
8 6 (2.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.83%) Oracle Database
9 5 (1.83%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.47%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.10%) NoSQL
11 3 (1.10%) DB2
11 3 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.73%) SQL Server 2000
12 2 (0.73%) CouchDB
12 2 (0.73%) Relational Database
13 1 (0.37%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.37%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.37%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 56 (20.51%) Team Foundation Server
2 32 (11.72%) Visual Studio
3 25 (9.16%) NUnit
4 10 (3.66%) SpecFlow
5 9 (3.30%) MSTest
6 8 (2.93%) Moq
6 8 (2.93%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.20%) TeamCity
7 6 (2.20%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.83%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.83%) Subversion
8 5 (1.83%) Selenium
9 4 (1.47%) CruiseControl
9 4 (1.47%) QUnit
10 3 (1.10%) NBehave
10 3 (1.10%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.10%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.73%) Visual Studio Team System
11 2 (0.73%) Hudson
12 1 (0.37%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 63 (23.08%) Finance
2 12 (4.40%) Front Office
2 12 (4.40%) Banking
3 8 (2.93%) Marketing
4 6 (2.20%) Retail
4 6 (2.20%) Advertising
4 6 (2.20%) Back Office
5 5 (1.83%) Investment Banking
6 3 (1.10%) Electronics
6 3 (1.10%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.10%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.73%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.37%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.37%) French Language
8 1 (0.37%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 273 (100.00%) .NET
2 151 (55.31%) ASP.NET
3 105 (38.46%) HTML
3 105 (38.46%) WCF
4 99 (36.26%) CSS
5 77 (28.21%) ASP.NET MVC
6 74 (27.11%) .NET Framework
7 72 (26.37%) jQuery
8 55 (20.15%) Web Services
9 49 (17.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 45 (16.48%) HTML5
11 43 (15.75%) XML
12 39 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
12 39 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 37 (13.55%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (13.55%) AngularJS
14 33 (12.09%) Ajax
15 31 (11.36%) RESTful
16 22 (8.06%) Backbone.js
17 21 (7.69%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.33%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (2.93%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.56%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.56%) N-Tier
4 6 (2.20%) NHS
4 6 (2.20%) Open Source
4 6 (2.20%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (1.83%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.47%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.47%) Hedge funds
6 4 (1.47%) Google Search Appliance
7 3 (1.10%) Digital Media
7 3 (1.10%) DTV
8 2 (0.73%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.73%) Market Risk
8 2 (0.73%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.37%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.37%) Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Equity Derivative
9 1 (0.37%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (5.86%) Windows
2 2 (0.73%) Android
3 1 (0.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (58.97%) MVC
2 152 (55.68%) Agile Software Development
3 114 (41.76%) TDD
4 73 (26.74%) Scrum
5 60 (21.98%) OO
6 54 (19.78%) BDD
7 45 (16.48%) E-Commerce
8 36 (13.19%) SOA
8 36 (13.19%) Continuous Integration
9 24 (8.79%) Mentoring
10 10 (3.66%) Workflow
11 9 (3.30%) Coaching
11 9 (3.30%) OOD
11 9 (3.30%) OOP
11 9 (3.30%) Web Development
12 7 (2.56%) Test Automation
12 7 (2.56%) Unit Testing
12 7 (2.56%) Time Management
12 7 (2.56%) UML
13 6 (2.20%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 242 (88.64%) C#
2 139 (50.92%) JavaScript
3 106 (38.83%) SQL
4 29 (10.62%) T-SQL
5 25 (9.16%) VB.NET
6 22 (8.06%) PL/SQL
7 7 (2.56%) Java
8 6 (2.20%) C++
9 5 (1.83%) Ruby
10 4 (1.47%) VB
10 4 (1.47%) VBA
11 3 (1.10%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.10%) PHP
12 2 (0.73%) SPARQL
13 1 (0.37%) C
13 1 (0.37%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 10 (3.66%) Degree
2 3 (1.10%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.73%) QA
Vendors
1 90 (32.97%) Microsoft
2 35 (12.82%) Oracle
3 11 (4.03%) Sitecore
4 5 (1.83%) SAP
5 4 (1.47%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.47%) Google
6 2 (0.73%) Twitter
6 2 (0.73%) Red Gate
7 1 (0.37%) Tableau
7 1 (0.37%) Facebook
7 1 (0.37%) Sybase
7 1 (0.37%) HP
7 1 (0.37%) Informatica
7 1 (0.37%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.37%) Kofax
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