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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 499 422 449
Rank change year-on-year
-77 +27
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 108 164 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.20% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.22% 0.34% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 125 70
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£400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £625
UK excluding London average daily rate £355 £373 £325
% change year-on-year
-4.69% +14.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

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
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -87 98 £400 - 141
London -50 58 £400 -5.88% 43
City of London +17 26 £400 -11.11% 9
South East -13 13 £359 -10.31% 24
North West -16 8 £355 -23.49% 18
East of England -5 7 £450 +20.00% 8
Manchester -7 7 £355 -16.47% 14
West Midlands -9 7 £356 +12.20% 7
Scotland 0 6 £375 +20.96% 3
Glasgow -2 5 £375 +20.96% 1
West Sussex -14 4 £343 +24.54% 1
Oxfordshire -18 4 £400 +14.28% 2
Staffordshire - 4 £356 -
Oxford - 4 £400 - 2
Milton Keynes +4 3 £375 +22.95% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £375 +22.95% 4
Cambridgeshire -1 3 - - 2
Birmingham -6 3 £356 +17.76% 2
Wales - 3 £345 - 1
South West +6 2 £365 +9.77% 19
Essex +4 2 £450 +50.00%
Yorkshire -17 2 £340 - 14
North Yorkshire - 2 £340 - 3
Gatwick - 2 £343 -
York - 2 £340 - 3
Bolton - 2 £331 - 1
Croydon - 2 £300 - 1
Stoke-on-Trent - 2 £331 -
South Wales - 2 £410 - 1
Ipswich +8 1 £315 -16.00%

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 226 (100.00%) .NET
2 204 (90.27%) C#
3 131 (57.96%) ASP.NET
4 127 (56.19%) SQL Server
5 125 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
6 120 (53.10%) JavaScript
7 117 (51.77%) MVC
8 94 (41.59%) TDD
9 88 (38.94%) HTML
10 85 (37.61%) SQL
11 77 (34.07%) Microsoft
12 74 (32.74%) CSS
12 74 (32.74%) WCF
13 72 (31.86%) Scrum
14 62 (27.43%) jQuery
15 58 (25.66%) ASP.NET MVC
16 54 (23.89%) .NET Framework
17 52 (23.01%) HTML5
18 51 (22.57%) Finance
19 44 (19.47%) XML
20 41 (18.14%) SQL Server 2008
21 39 (17.26%) Entity Framework
22 38 (16.81%) WPF
22 38 (16.81%) Web Services
23 36 (15.93%) OO
23 36 (15.93%) AngularJS
24 32 (14.16%) BDD
24 32 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
24 32 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
25 29 (12.83%) Visual Studio

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 17 (7.52%) CMS
2 13 (5.75%) Node.js
3 10 (4.42%) Sitecore CMS
3 10 (4.42%) Umbraco
4 8 (3.54%) SharePoint
5 7 (3.10%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (2.65%) Zimbra
6 6 (2.65%) IIS
7 5 (2.21%) Apache
8 4 (1.77%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.33%) MQSeries
9 3 (1.33%) Tomcat
10 2 (0.88%) Orchard CMS
10 2 (0.88%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) JBoss
11 1 (0.44%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.44%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.44%) Kentico
Applications
1 20 (8.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.44%) Magento
2 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.77%) SaaS
2 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) SMTP
2 1 (0.44%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) CTI
2 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (56.19%) SQL Server
2 41 (18.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 19 (8.41%) SQL Server 2005
4 17 (7.52%) Relational Database
5 16 (7.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 14 (6.19%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (4.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.54%) NoSQL
9 7 (3.10%) Oracle Database
10 6 (2.65%) MongoDB
10 6 (2.65%) Data Mining
11 5 (2.21%) RDBMS
12 4 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (1.77%) MySQL
13 3 (1.33%) Oracle9i Database
13 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 11g
13 3 (1.33%) RavenDB
14 2 (0.88%) Hadoop
14 2 (0.88%) Triplestore
14 2 (0.88%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 32 (14.16%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (12.83%) Visual Studio
3 20 (8.85%) NUnit
4 15 (6.64%) Subversion
5 10 (4.42%) Git (software)
6 7 (3.10%) MSBuild
6 7 (3.10%) SpecFlow
6 7 (3.10%) MSTest
7 6 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 5 (2.21%) Jenkins
8 5 (2.21%) Moq
9 3 (1.33%) Maven
9 3 (1.33%) CruiseControl
9 3 (1.33%) Jasmine
10 2 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
10 2 (0.88%) Hudson
10 2 (0.88%) NSubstitute
11 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
11 1 (0.44%) ProC
11 1 (0.44%) Selenium
General
1 51 (22.57%) Finance
2 26 (11.50%) Banking
3 14 (6.19%) Investment Banking
4 13 (5.75%) Front Office
5 4 (1.77%) Retail
5 4 (1.77%) Marketing
6 3 (1.33%) Back Office
6 3 (1.33%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Advertising
8 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.44%) French Language
8 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.44%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 226 (100.00%) .NET
2 131 (57.96%) ASP.NET
3 88 (38.94%) HTML
4 74 (32.74%) CSS
4 74 (32.74%) WCF
5 62 (27.43%) jQuery
6 58 (25.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 54 (23.89%) .NET Framework
8 52 (23.01%) HTML5
9 44 (19.47%) XML
10 39 (17.26%) Entity Framework
11 38 (16.81%) WPF
11 38 (16.81%) Web Services
12 36 (15.93%) AngularJS
13 25 (11.06%) CSS3
14 23 (10.18%) KnockoutJS
14 23 (10.18%) ASP.NET Web API
15 20 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 18 (7.96%) RESTful
17 16 (7.08%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (5.75%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (4.87%) Mobile App
3 9 (3.98%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (3.98%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.65%) Google Search Appliance
4 6 (2.65%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 5 (2.21%) Equities
6 4 (1.77%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.77%) Visualisation
6 4 (1.77%) Statistics
6 4 (1.77%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.33%) NHS
7 3 (1.33%) Data Structures
7 3 (1.33%) Open Source
8 2 (0.88%) Derivative
8 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
8 2 (0.88%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.73%) Windows
2 3 (1.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.88%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
2 117 (51.77%) MVC
3 94 (41.59%) TDD
4 72 (31.86%) Scrum
5 36 (15.93%) OO
6 32 (14.16%) BDD
6 32 (14.16%) Continuous Integration
7 27 (11.95%) E-Commerce
8 20 (8.85%) MVVM
9 16 (7.08%) SOA
10 13 (5.75%) Responsive Web Design
10 13 (5.75%) Unit Testing
10 13 (5.75%) Software Engineering
11 9 (3.98%) Web Development
11 9 (3.98%) Pair Programming
12 8 (3.54%) Continuous Improvement
12 8 (3.54%) Waterfall
12 8 (3.54%) Performance Tuning
12 8 (3.54%) Analytics
12 8 (3.54%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 204 (90.27%) C#
2 120 (53.10%) JavaScript
3 85 (37.61%) SQL
4 25 (11.06%) T-SQL
5 20 (8.85%) VB.NET
6 8 (3.54%) VB
7 7 (3.10%) VBA
7 7 (3.10%) XAML
8 6 (2.65%) Java
8 6 (2.65%) PL/SQL
9 4 (1.77%) SPARQL
9 4 (1.77%) VB6
9 4 (1.77%) PHP
10 3 (1.33%) PowerShell
11 2 (0.88%) TypeScript
11 2 (0.88%) Ruby
11 2 (0.88%) F#
12 1 (0.44%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.44%) C
12 1 (0.44%) C++
Qualifications
1 14 (6.19%) Degree
2 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.33%) MCAD
3 3 (1.33%) MCSD
3 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.44%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (0.44%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 77 (34.07%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.96%) Oracle
3 10 (4.42%) Sitecore
4 7 (3.10%) Google
5 4 (1.77%) Tableau
6 3 (1.33%) IBM
6 3 (1.33%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.33%) Telerik
6 3 (1.33%) Coverity
7 2 (0.88%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.88%) Sybase
7 2 (0.88%) SAP
8 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.44%) Citrix
8 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.44%) Infragistics
8 1 (0.44%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.44%) DevExpress
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