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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 463 421 401
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -20
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 118 145 133
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.22% 0.29% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.31% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 100 97
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£425 £375 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £322 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
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
48551 46784 42135
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.43% 92.38% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 29792 27671 24104
Average daily rate £400 £400 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1854 1968 2263
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 -28 114 £425 +13.33% 134
London -26 63 £425 - 32
City of London +17 22 £425 - 6
South West +5 16 £330 -0.37% 16
South East -34 13 £425 +14.86% 27
Somerset +6 10 £325 -14.75%
West Midlands -7 7 £375 - 18
East of England 0 6 £425 +41.66% 5
Essex +14 3 £400 -
Hertfordshire +9 3 £500 - 3
Birmingham 0 3 £363 -14.70% 7
Surrey -3 3 £525 +75.00% 3
Scotland -11 3 £388 +35.37% 3
Hampshire -14 3 £411 +11.14% 1
Manchester -15 3 £315 -13.10% 13
North West -19 3 £315 -20.00% 21
Oxfordshire -23 3 £413 +26.92% 9
Staffordshire - 3 £375 - 2
Tyne and Wear +11 2 £350 -6.66% 1
North East +5 2 £350 -6.66% 1
Bath +4 2 £313 -13.79%
Glasgow -5 2 - - 3
Yorkshire -15 2 £358 -4.66% 7
Oxford -22 2 £408 +25.38% 5
Gloucestershire - 2 £329 - 4
Leicestershire +9 1 - - 3
Coventry +3 1 £276 -26.53% 2
East Midlands +2 1 - - 7
Berkshire +1 1 - - 6
Bristol -8 1 £375 +27.65% 4

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 4 March 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.

1 265 (100.00%) .NET
2 244 (92.08%) C#
3 150 (56.60%) MVC
4 149 (56.23%) Agile Software Development
5 145 (54.72%) ASP.NET
6 141 (53.21%) JavaScript
7 133 (50.19%) SQL Server
8 122 (46.04%) TDD
9 105 (39.62%) HTML
10 98 (36.98%) WCF
11 97 (36.60%) CSS
12 93 (35.09%) SQL
13 81 (30.57%) Microsoft
14 74 (27.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 72 (27.17%) Scrum
16 71 (26.79%) jQuery
17 70 (26.42%) Finance
18 62 (23.40%) .NET Framework
19 57 (21.51%) OO
20 55 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
21 52 (19.62%) E-Commerce
21 52 (19.62%) BDD
22 51 (19.25%) Web Services
23 49 (18.49%) HTML5
24 46 (17.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 46 (17.36%) XML
25 44 (16.60%) Team Foundation Server
25 44 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
26 43 (16.23%) AngularJS
27 40 (15.09%) KnockoutJS

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 23 (8.68%) CMS
2 20 (7.55%) IIS
3 12 (4.53%) Node.js
4 8 (3.02%) Umbraco
5 7 (2.64%) Sitecore CMS
5 7 (2.64%) Apache Solr
6 6 (2.26%) Apache
6 6 (2.26%) SharePoint
7 5 (1.89%) Orchard CMS
7 5 (1.89%) Apache Spark
7 5 (1.89%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (1.51%) Zimbra
9 2 (0.75%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.38%) Kentico
10 1 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
10 1 (0.38%) Confluence
10 1 (0.38%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.38%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 32 (12.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (6.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (2.26%) PaaS
3 4 (1.51%) SaaS
4 1 (0.38%) Office 365
4 1 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.51%) HTTP
2 2 (0.75%) Intranet
2 2 (0.75%) SMTP
3 1 (0.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 133 (50.19%) SQL Server
2 55 (20.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (7.92%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (6.42%) SQL Server 2012
5 13 (4.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (2.64%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (2.64%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.26%) Oracle Database
8 6 (2.26%) NoSQL
8 6 (2.26%) RavenDB
9 5 (1.89%) MongoDB
9 5 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
10 4 (1.51%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.13%) Oracle Database 10g
12 2 (0.75%) Triplestore
13 1 (0.38%) Sybase ASE
13 1 (0.38%) CouchDB
13 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
13 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 44 (16.60%) Team Foundation Server
2 31 (11.70%) Visual Studio
3 28 (10.57%) NUnit
4 12 (4.53%) SpecFlow
5 9 (3.40%) MSTest
5 9 (3.40%) Git (software)
6 8 (3.02%) Subversion
7 7 (2.64%) Moq
8 6 (2.26%) TeamCity
9 5 (1.89%) MSBuild
9 5 (1.89%) Rhino Mocks
10 4 (1.51%) Selenium
10 4 (1.51%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.51%) QUnit
11 3 (1.13%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.75%) Visual Studio Team System
12 2 (0.75%) NBehave
12 2 (0.75%) Jenkins
12 2 (0.75%) NSubstitute
12 2 (0.75%) Hudson
General
1 70 (26.42%) Finance
2 18 (6.79%) Banking
3 12 (4.53%) Front Office
4 10 (3.77%) Investment Banking
5 6 (2.26%) Retail
6 5 (1.89%) Marketing
6 5 (1.89%) Advertising
6 5 (1.89%) Back Office
7 3 (1.13%) Electronics
8 2 (0.75%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.75%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.75%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.38%) Dutch Language
9 1 (0.38%) French Language
9 1 (0.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (100.00%) .NET
2 145 (54.72%) ASP.NET
3 105 (39.62%) HTML
4 98 (36.98%) WCF
5 97 (36.60%) CSS
6 74 (27.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 71 (26.79%) jQuery
8 62 (23.40%) .NET Framework
9 51 (19.25%) Web Services
10 49 (18.49%) HTML5
11 46 (17.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 46 (17.36%) XML
12 43 (16.23%) AngularJS
13 40 (15.09%) KnockoutJS
14 39 (14.72%) ASP.NET Web API
15 30 (11.32%) RESTful
16 29 (10.94%) Ajax
16 29 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 27 (10.19%) WPF
18 22 (8.30%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 15 (5.66%) Inversion of Control
2 11 (4.15%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (2.64%) Computer Science
4 7 (2.64%) N-Tier
5 6 (2.26%) Mathematics
5 6 (2.26%) Open Source
6 5 (1.89%) Hedge funds
6 5 (1.89%) NHS
7 4 (1.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (1.51%) Data Extraction
7 4 (1.51%) Visualisation
7 4 (1.51%) Statistics
7 4 (1.51%) Google Search Appliance
8 3 (1.13%) Equities
9 2 (0.75%) DTV
9 2 (0.75%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.75%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.75%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.75%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 24 (9.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.38%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (0.38%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (56.60%) MVC
2 149 (56.23%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (46.04%) TDD
4 72 (27.17%) Scrum
5 57 (21.51%) OO
6 52 (19.62%) E-Commerce
6 52 (19.62%) BDD
7 44 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
8 34 (12.83%) SOA
9 22 (8.30%) Mentoring
10 11 (4.15%) MVVM
10 11 (4.15%) Multithreading
11 10 (3.77%) Workflow
12 9 (3.40%) Coaching
12 9 (3.40%) Pair Programming
12 9 (3.40%) Web Development
12 9 (3.40%) Unit Testing
12 9 (3.40%) Time Management
12 9 (3.40%) OOD
13 8 (3.02%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 244 (92.08%) C#
2 141 (53.21%) JavaScript
3 93 (35.09%) SQL
4 31 (11.70%) T-SQL
5 20 (7.55%) VB.NET
6 9 (3.40%) PL/SQL
7 6 (2.26%) Java
7 6 (2.26%) VB
7 6 (2.26%) VBA
8 5 (1.89%) Ruby
9 4 (1.51%) XAML
9 4 (1.51%) C++
9 4 (1.51%) PowerShell
9 4 (1.51%) SPARQL
10 2 (0.75%) C
10 2 (0.75%) PHP
10 2 (0.75%) F#
10 2 (0.75%) VB6
10 2 (0.75%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.38%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 15 (5.66%) Degree
2 7 (2.64%) VCP4
3 2 (0.75%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.75%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.38%) MCAD
4 1 (0.38%) MCSD
4 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
1 1 (0.38%) QA
System Software
1 2 (0.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 81 (30.57%) Microsoft
2 23 (8.68%) Oracle
3 10 (3.77%) Sitecore
4 4 (1.51%) SAP
4 4 (1.51%) EPiServer
4 4 (1.51%) Google
4 4 (1.51%) Tableau
5 2 (0.75%) TIBCO
5 2 (0.75%) Telerik
5 2 (0.75%) Red Gate
5 2 (0.75%) Twitter
6 1 (0.38%) Facebook
6 1 (0.38%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.38%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.38%) Sybase
6 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.38%) Citrix
6 1 (0.38%) Informatica
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