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 21 November 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
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 457 446 406
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -40
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 151 133 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.26% 0.26% 0.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.28% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 110 102
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£425 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £321
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £620
UK excluding London average daily rate £385 £384 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.26% +2.40%
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
51736 48200 47778
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.67% 92.73% 93.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 32633 29179 26851
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2090 2095 2514
Average hourly rate £16.08 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.41% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £37.80 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

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 21 November 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 21 November 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 -3 148 £425 +6.25% 147
London -2 75 £425 +6.25% 30
East of England +4 22 £450 +9.09% 13
Yorkshire +2 17 £350 +27.27% 16
Cambridgeshire - 16 £650 - 2
West Yorkshire +6 13 £324 +17.72% 8
City of London -4 13 £388 -3.12% 9
South East -22 12 £438 +16.66% 17
West Midlands -7 9 £333 +11.08% 12
Leeds -5 7 £324 -11.96% 4
North West -8 7 £325 -23.97% 29
South West -35 7 £360 -10.00% 22
Milton Keynes -7 5 £450 +44.00%
Buckinghamshire -8 5 £450 +50.00% 1
Manchester -12 4 £325 -23.97% 15
Bedfordshire - 4 £450 - 3
Gloucestershire - 4 - - 13
Luton - 4 £450 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 - - 6
Scotland -8 3 £315 -10.00% 5
Cheshire +15 2 £338 - 7
Berkshire +4 2 £368 +13.07% 3
East Midlands +2 2 £335 +4.68% 8
Birmingham -2 2 £339 - 5
Surrey -6 2 £395 +5.33% 3
Swindon -12 2 £360 - 2
Wiltshire -17 2 £360 - 2
South Yorkshire - 2 £463 - 1
Watford - 2 £450 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £450 - 3

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 291 (100.00%) .NET
2 246 (84.54%) C#
3 192 (65.98%) MVC
4 164 (56.36%) ASP.NET
5 158 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
6 149 (51.20%) SQL Server
7 133 (45.70%) JavaScript
8 121 (41.58%) WCF
9 113 (38.83%) TDD
10 110 (37.80%) HTML
11 109 (37.46%) SQL
12 103 (35.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 98 (33.68%) CSS
14 97 (33.33%) Microsoft
15 92 (31.62%) .NET Framework
16 84 (28.87%) SQL Server 2008
17 76 (26.12%) jQuery
17 76 (26.12%) Scrum
18 67 (23.02%) OO
18 67 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
19 64 (21.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 58 (19.93%) Web Services
21 57 (19.59%) BDD
22 53 (18.21%) Finance
23 49 (16.84%) HTML5
24 48 (16.49%) Oracle
25 46 (15.81%) MS Excel
26 44 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
27 41 (14.09%) KnockoutJS
28 40 (13.75%) Visual Studio

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 (12.37%) IIS
2 20 (6.87%) CMS
3 9 (3.09%) Umbraco
3 9 (3.09%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.72%) Node.js
5 4 (1.37%) Sitecore CMS
5 4 (1.37%) Apache Solr
5 4 (1.37%) Orchard CMS
6 3 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 3 (1.03%) Apache
7 2 (0.69%) JBoss
7 2 (0.69%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.69%) EPiServer CMS
8 1 (0.34%) K2 blackpearl
8 1 (0.34%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.34%) Kentico
8 1 (0.34%) MQSeries
8 1 (0.34%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.34%) DNN
Applications
1 46 (15.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 32 (11.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (7.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.34%) Office 365
3 1 (0.34%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.03%) HTTP
2 1 (0.34%) RIP
2 1 (0.34%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (51.20%) SQL Server
2 84 (28.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (8.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (5.84%) Azure SQL Database
5 15 (5.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 14 (4.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.72%) RavenDB
9 4 (1.37%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.37%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.03%) DB2
10 3 (1.03%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.03%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.69%) CouchDB
11 2 (0.69%) SSDT
12 1 (0.34%) MS Access
12 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.34%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.34%) Oracle Database 10g
12 1 (0.34%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 67 (23.02%) Team Foundation Server
2 40 (13.75%) Visual Studio
3 22 (7.56%) NUnit
4 11 (3.78%) TeamCity
5 9 (3.09%) SpecFlow
6 7 (2.41%) MSTest
7 6 (2.06%) Git (software)
7 6 (2.06%) Selenium
7 6 (2.06%) Moq
8 5 (1.72%) MSBuild
8 5 (1.72%) Rhino Mocks
8 5 (1.72%) Subversion
8 5 (1.72%) Oracle Forms
9 4 (1.37%) QUnit
9 4 (1.37%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.03%) NBehave
11 2 (0.69%) Jenkins
11 2 (0.69%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.69%) Visual Studio Team System
12 1 (0.34%) WebDriver
General
1 53 (18.21%) Finance
2 22 (7.56%) Front Office
3 14 (4.81%) Back Office
4 11 (3.78%) Retail
5 6 (2.06%) Marketing
5 6 (2.06%) Advertising
5 6 (2.06%) Banking
6 2 (0.69%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.34%) Games
7 1 (0.34%) Electronics
7 1 (0.34%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.34%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.34%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.34%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 291 (100.00%) .NET
2 164 (56.36%) ASP.NET
3 121 (41.58%) WCF
4 110 (37.80%) HTML
5 103 (35.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 98 (33.68%) CSS
7 92 (31.62%) .NET Framework
8 76 (26.12%) jQuery
9 64 (21.99%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 58 (19.93%) Web Services
11 49 (16.84%) HTML5
12 44 (15.12%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 41 (14.09%) KnockoutJS
14 39 (13.40%) Ajax
15 31 (10.65%) AngularJS
16 30 (10.31%) XML
17 29 (9.97%) ASP.NET Web API
18 28 (9.62%) Backbone.js
19 24 (8.25%) RESTful
20 22 (7.56%) Underscore.js
Miscellaneous
1 26 (8.93%) Inversion of Control
2 8 (2.75%) N-Tier
3 7 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (2.06%) Computer Science
5 5 (1.72%) Data Extraction
6 4 (1.37%) NHS
6 4 (1.37%) Open Source
7 3 (1.03%) W3C
7 3 (1.03%) Data Integration
7 3 (1.03%) Derivative
8 2 (0.69%) User Experience
8 2 (0.69%) Digital Media
8 2 (0.69%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
9 1 (0.34%) Social Media
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.34%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 1 (0.34%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 14 (4.81%) Windows
2 3 (1.03%) Android
3 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
3 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (65.98%) MVC
2 158 (54.30%) Agile Software Development
3 113 (38.83%) TDD
4 76 (26.12%) Scrum
5 67 (23.02%) OO
6 57 (19.59%) BDD
7 39 (13.40%) E-Commerce
8 35 (12.03%) SOA
9 30 (10.31%) Continuous Integration
10 24 (8.25%) Mentoring
11 13 (4.47%) Market Making
11 13 (4.47%) Unit Testing
11 13 (4.47%) Web Development
12 11 (3.78%) Migration
13 10 (3.44%) OOD
14 9 (3.09%) UML
14 9 (3.09%) Multithreading
14 9 (3.09%) Time Management
14 9 (3.09%) Coaching
15 8 (2.75%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 246 (84.54%) C#
2 133 (45.70%) JavaScript
3 109 (37.46%) SQL
4 33 (11.34%) PL/SQL
5 25 (8.59%) T-SQL
6 14 (4.81%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.44%) Java
8 7 (2.41%) C++
9 6 (2.06%) PowerShell
10 5 (1.72%) VBA
11 4 (1.37%) PHP
12 3 (1.03%) Ruby
12 3 (1.03%) C
13 1 (0.34%) VBScript
13 1 (0.34%) VB
13 1 (0.34%) XAML
13 1 (0.34%) VB6
13 1 (0.34%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.34%) R
13 1 (0.34%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 13 (4.47%) Degree
2 4 (1.37%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.37%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.69%) MCSD
4 1 (0.34%) MCSE
4 1 (0.34%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 97 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 48 (16.49%) Oracle
3 8 (2.75%) Sitecore
4 7 (2.41%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.03%) SAP
6 2 (0.69%) Red Gate
6 2 (0.69%) Twitter
7 1 (0.34%) Facebook
7 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.34%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.34%) HP
7 1 (0.34%) Informatica
7 1 (0.34%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.34%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.34%) Kofax
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