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 8 February 2016 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
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 481 460 445
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 149 151 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.29% 0.29% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% 0.31% 0.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 111 108
Average daily rate £400 £403 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.62% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £570 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £33.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.78%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £33.25
% change year-on-year
- +12.78%

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
48598 48731 45782
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.48% 94.46% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 31271 30416 27107
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1757 1902 2013
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.72 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.38
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 8 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -13 142 £400 -2.43% 149
London +9 69 £425 - 43
South East +1 23 £345 -16.36% 25
City of London +39 16 £456 +7.35% 11
East of England +9 16 £500 +25.00% 3
East Midlands -2 10 £275 - 7
Leicestershire -3 9 £270 -
Essex +5 8 £500 +37.93%
South West -4 8 £375 +13.63% 10
Bristol +7 7 £375 - 6
Kent -1 7 £335 -25.55% 2
Yorkshire -12 7 £475 +13.43% 14
Buckinghamshire +15 5 £413 -2.94% 2
Milton Keynes +8 5 £413 -2.94% 1
Leeds -6 4 £475 +26.66% 5
West Yorkshire -9 4 £475 +26.66% 6
West Midlands -14 4 £310 -14.48% 15
East Sussex - 4 £345 -
Hastings - 4 £345 -
West Sussex +7 3 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +5 3 - - 2
Cambridge -3 3 - - 2
Wales -4 3 £293 -16.42% 4
South Wales -7 3 £293 -16.42% 2
Scotland -10 3 - - 2
Manchester -18 3 £428 +33.59% 19
North West -25 3 £428 +31.53% 26
Chichester - 3 - -
Cardiff - 3 £293 - 2
Twickenham - 3 £400 -

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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.

1 310 (100.00%) .NET
2 277 (89.35%) C#
3 209 (67.42%) MVC
4 197 (63.55%) ASP.NET
5 157 (50.65%) SQL Server
6 156 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
7 150 (48.39%) JavaScript
8 130 (41.94%) HTML
9 129 (41.61%) ASP.NET MVC
10 126 (40.65%) TDD
11 119 (38.39%) CSS
12 100 (32.26%) SQL
13 98 (31.61%) AngularJS
14 87 (28.06%) WCF
15 86 (27.74%) Microsoft
16 83 (26.77%) .NET Framework
17 78 (25.16%) jQuery
18 74 (23.87%) Finance
19 68 (21.94%) Scrum
20 67 (21.61%) ASP.NET Web API
21 66 (21.29%) HTML5
22 62 (20.00%) Web Services
23 61 (19.68%) OO
24 54 (17.42%) Entity Framework
25 50 (16.13%) BDD
26 49 (15.81%) CSS3
27 48 (15.48%) Unit Testing
28 46 (14.84%) Visual Studio
29 39 (12.58%) Windows
30 36 (11.61%) WPF

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, 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 10 (3.23%) IIS
2 9 (2.90%) SharePoint
3 8 (2.58%) CMS
3 8 (2.58%) DNN
4 7 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (2.26%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (1.94%) Confluence
6 5 (1.61%) Umbraco
7 4 (1.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.65%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.65%) JBoss
8 2 (0.65%) Oracle Workflow
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.32%) Apache
9 1 (0.32%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.32%) Kentico
9 1 (0.32%) Node.js
9 1 (0.32%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (6.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (1.29%) MS Office
3 3 (0.97%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.65%) CATIA
Business Applications
1 6 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (1.61%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (1.29%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.65%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 27 (8.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (7.74%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (1.94%) GitHub
4 5 (1.61%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (1.61%) Amazon Kinesis
4 5 (1.61%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.32%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.32%) PaaS
5 1 (0.32%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.94%) HTTP
2 2 (0.65%) Internet
2 2 (0.65%) LDAP
3 1 (0.32%) CTI
3 1 (0.32%) DNS
3 1 (0.32%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 157 (50.65%) SQL Server
2 21 (6.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 19 (6.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (3.55%) Relational Database
5 8 (2.58%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (1.94%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 6 (1.94%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.61%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (1.29%) MySQL
9 4 (1.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 3 (0.97%) Crystal Reports
10 3 (0.97%) Data Warehouse
10 3 (0.97%) MongoDB
10 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.97%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.65%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.32%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 46 (14.84%) Visual Studio
2 33 (10.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 28 (9.03%) NUnit
4 17 (5.48%) Git (software)
5 14 (4.52%) Selenium
6 12 (3.87%) MSTest
6 12 (3.87%) Subversion
6 12 (3.87%) TeamCity
7 11 (3.55%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (3.23%) JIRA
9 9 (2.90%) CruiseControl
10 8 (2.58%) Moq
10 8 (2.58%) SoapUI
11 5 (1.61%) Jasmine
11 5 (1.61%) Jenkins
11 5 (1.61%) NCrunch
11 5 (1.61%) NSubstitute
12 3 (0.97%) MSBuild
12 3 (0.97%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.97%) SpecFlow
General
1 74 (23.87%) Finance
2 22 (7.10%) Banking
3 10 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 9 (2.90%) Marketing
5 8 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.26%) Back Office
6 7 (2.26%) Front Office
6 7 (2.26%) Retail
6 7 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 6 (1.94%) Electronics
7 6 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 5 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.29%) Advertising
10 3 (0.97%) Publishing
10 3 (0.97%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.65%) Games
11 2 (0.65%) Legal
12 1 (0.32%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.32%) Law
12 1 (0.32%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 310 (100.00%) .NET
2 197 (63.55%) ASP.NET
3 130 (41.94%) HTML
4 129 (41.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 119 (38.39%) CSS
6 98 (31.61%) AngularJS
7 87 (28.06%) WCF
8 83 (26.77%) .NET Framework
9 78 (25.16%) jQuery
10 67 (21.61%) ASP.NET Web API
11 66 (21.29%) HTML5
12 62 (20.00%) Web Services
13 54 (17.42%) Entity Framework
14 49 (15.81%) CSS3
15 36 (11.61%) WPF
16 35 (11.29%) RESTful
17 30 (9.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 27 (8.71%) KnockoutJS
19 22 (7.10%) ASP.NET MVC 5
19 22 (7.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.19%) Inversion of Control
2 9 (2.90%) User Experience
3 8 (2.58%) NHS
4 7 (2.26%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (1.94%) Digital Media
6 5 (1.61%) N-Tier
7 4 (1.29%) Spread Betting
8 3 (0.97%) Credit Risk
8 3 (0.97%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.65%) Derivative
9 2 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.65%) Fintech
9 2 (0.65%) Hedge funds
9 2 (0.65%) iPad
9 2 (0.65%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.65%) Tandem
9 2 (0.65%) Visualisation
10 1 (0.32%) Computer Science
10 1 (0.32%) Hybrid Cloud
10 1 (0.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 39 (12.58%) Windows
2 7 (2.26%) Windows Server
3 5 (1.61%) Linux
3 5 (1.61%) Unix
4 3 (0.97%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (0.65%) Android
5 2 (0.65%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.65%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.32%) CentOS
6 1 (0.32%) SUSE
6 1 (0.32%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 209 (67.42%) MVC
2 156 (50.32%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (40.65%) TDD
4 68 (21.94%) Scrum
5 61 (19.68%) OO
6 50 (16.13%) BDD
7 48 (15.48%) Unit Testing
8 33 (10.65%) E-Commerce
9 32 (10.32%) SOLID
10 31 (10.00%) SDLC
11 29 (9.35%) SOA
12 28 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
13 22 (7.10%) Multithreading
14 19 (6.13%) MVVM
15 17 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
16 15 (4.84%) Software Engineering
16 15 (4.84%) Web Design
17 14 (4.52%) OOP
18 12 (3.87%) Kanban
18 12 (3.87%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 277 (89.35%) C#
2 150 (48.39%) JavaScript
3 100 (32.26%) SQL
4 28 (9.03%) T-SQL
5 14 (4.52%) Java
5 14 (4.52%) VB.NET
6 12 (3.87%) VB
7 10 (3.23%) Python
8 7 (2.26%) Perl
8 7 (2.26%) Ruby
9 6 (1.94%) C
10 5 (1.61%) PowerShell
11 4 (1.29%) PL/SQL
11 4 (1.29%) TypeScript
11 4 (1.29%) VB6
11 4 (1.29%) XAML
12 3 (0.97%) C++
13 2 (0.65%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.65%) VBA
13 2 (0.65%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (1.61%) Degree
2 4 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.97%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.65%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 1 (0.32%) MCTS
5 1 (0.32%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.97%) QA
2 1 (0.32%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.32%) HL7
2 1 (0.32%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.32%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (0.97%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.32%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (0.65%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.32%) Puppet
2 1 (0.32%) WMI
Vendors
1 86 (27.74%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.45%) Oracle
3 13 (4.19%) DevExpress
4 7 (2.26%) Sitecore
5 6 (1.94%) SAP
5 6 (1.94%) Telerik
6 5 (1.61%) Salesforce.com
7 2 (0.65%) Apple
7 2 (0.65%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.65%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.65%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.65%) Trillium
8 1 (0.32%) IBM
8 1 (0.32%) Infor
8 1 (0.32%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.32%) TIBCO
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