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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 489 438 446
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 115 148 130
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.21% 0.28% 0.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.30% 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 114 95
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£400 £425 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £600 £595
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
-6.84% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £20.00 -

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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 2 July 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 2 July 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 -52 106 £400 -5.88% 151
London -37 56 £400 -5.88% 51
City of London +5 26 £400 -8.57% 14
South East -8 21 £340 -2.85% 38
East of England -20 9 £315 -16.00% 10
Scotland +6 7 £375 +13.63% 5
Cambridgeshire +2 7 - - 4
West Sussex -6 7 £338 +22.72% 4
Yorkshire -19 6 £419 +23.16% 12
South West +3 5 £325 -2.98% 13
Glasgow +3 5 £350 +12.90% 1
Manchester - 5 £355 - 8
Kent - 5 £338 - 4
Gatwick - 5 £338 -
North West - 5 £355 - 14
Wiltshire - 4 £325 -
North Yorkshire - 4 £419 - 2
West Midlands -3 3 £338 +3.84% 6
Oxford -13 3 £400 - 4
Oxfordshire -27 3 £400 +14.28% 5
York - 3 £413 - 2
Midlands - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire +4 2 £375 +25.00% 5
Milton Keynes +2 2 £375 +25.00% 1
Birmingham -3 2 £356 +11.32% 1
West Yorkshire -8 2 - - 9
Bradford - 2 - - 1
Croydon - 2 £300 - 2
East Sussex - 2 £350 -
Berkshire +7 1 £400 +9.58% 11

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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.

1 229 (100.00%) .NET
2 207 (90.39%) C#
3 137 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
4 134 (58.52%) ASP.NET
5 129 (56.33%) SQL Server
6 124 (54.15%) JavaScript
7 122 (53.28%) MVC
8 104 (45.41%) TDD
9 89 (38.86%) HTML
10 76 (33.19%) WCF
10 76 (33.19%) SQL
11 74 (32.31%) Scrum
12 73 (31.88%) Microsoft
12 73 (31.88%) CSS
13 69 (30.13%) .NET Framework
14 66 (28.82%) jQuery
15 65 (28.38%) ASP.NET MVC
16 63 (27.51%) HTML5
17 54 (23.58%) Entity Framework
18 49 (21.40%) Finance
19 41 (17.90%) WPF
20 38 (16.59%) AngularJS
21 37 (16.16%) BDD
21 37 (16.16%) Web Services
22 35 (15.28%) OO
23 33 (14.41%) SQL Server 2008
23 33 (14.41%) Banking
24 31 (13.54%) CSS3
25 30 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
26 29 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 13 (5.68%) Node.js
2 10 (4.37%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.37%) CMS
3 8 (3.49%) IIS
4 7 (3.06%) MQSeries
5 6 (2.62%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.18%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.31%) Apache
7 3 (1.31%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.31%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.87%) JBoss
8 2 (0.87%) Zimbra
8 2 (0.87%) Apache Solr
8 2 (0.87%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.44%) Confluence
9 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.44%) EPiServer CMS
9 1 (0.44%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 19 (8.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.87%) MS Office
3 1 (0.44%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.44%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (8.73%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.18%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.75%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.87%) SMTP
1 2 (0.87%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) CTI
2 1 (0.44%) Intranet
2 1 (0.44%) Extranet
2 1 (0.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (56.33%) SQL Server
2 33 (14.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.04%) Relational Database
4 17 (7.42%) NoSQL
5 15 (6.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 13 (5.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 12 (5.24%) SQL Server 2012
8 11 (4.80%) MongoDB
9 10 (4.37%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (3.06%) Oracle Database
11 6 (2.62%) Data Mining
11 6 (2.62%) RDBMS
12 5 (2.18%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (1.75%) MySQL
13 4 (1.75%) Oracle9i Database
13 4 (1.75%) Oracle Database 11g
13 4 (1.75%) RavenDB
14 3 (1.31%) Apache Cassandra
15 2 (0.87%) Hadoop
15 2 (0.87%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 29 (12.66%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (11.35%) Visual Studio
3 17 (7.42%) NUnit
4 16 (6.99%) Subversion
5 12 (5.24%) Git (software)
6 9 (3.93%) TeamCity
6 9 (3.93%) MSBuild
7 7 (3.06%) Jasmine
8 6 (2.62%) Jenkins
9 5 (2.18%) SpecFlow
9 5 (2.18%) MSTest
10 4 (1.75%) Moq
10 4 (1.75%) Maven
11 2 (0.87%) CruiseControl
11 2 (0.87%) NSubstitute
12 1 (0.44%) NuGet
12 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.44%) ProC
12 1 (0.44%) JIRA
12 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
General
1 49 (21.40%) Finance
2 33 (14.41%) Banking
3 15 (6.55%) Front Office
4 14 (6.11%) Investment Banking
5 8 (3.49%) Retail
6 3 (1.31%) Marketing
7 2 (0.87%) Back Office
7 2 (0.87%) Electronics
8 1 (0.44%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.44%) Publishing
8 1 (0.44%) Dutch Language
8 1 (0.44%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.44%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 229 (100.00%) .NET
2 134 (58.52%) ASP.NET
3 89 (38.86%) HTML
4 76 (33.19%) WCF
5 73 (31.88%) CSS
6 69 (30.13%) .NET Framework
7 66 (28.82%) jQuery
8 65 (28.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 63 (27.51%) HTML5
10 54 (23.58%) Entity Framework
11 41 (17.90%) WPF
12 38 (16.59%) AngularJS
13 37 (16.16%) Web Services
14 31 (13.54%) CSS3
15 30 (13.10%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (12.66%) XML
17 23 (10.04%) SOAP
17 23 (10.04%) KnockoutJS
18 19 (8.30%) REST
19 17 (7.42%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.99%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (5.68%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 6 (2.62%) Mathematics
4 6 (2.62%) Hedge funds
4 6 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (2.18%) Equities
6 4 (1.75%) Derivative
6 4 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (1.75%) Statistics
6 4 (1.75%) Client/Server
7 3 (1.31%) N-Tier
8 2 (0.87%) W3C
8 2 (0.87%) Visualisation
8 2 (0.87%) Equity Derivative
8 2 (0.87%) Data Structures
8 2 (0.87%) Google Search Appliance
9 1 (0.44%) Credit Risk
9 1 (0.44%) DTV
9 1 (0.44%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (10.48%) Windows
2 4 (1.75%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.87%) Android
3 2 (0.87%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (59.83%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (53.28%) MVC
3 104 (45.41%) TDD
4 74 (32.31%) Scrum
5 37 (16.16%) BDD
6 35 (15.28%) OO
7 28 (12.23%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (10.04%) E-Commerce
9 21 (9.17%) MVVM
10 19 (8.30%) Unit Testing
10 19 (8.30%) SDLC
11 17 (7.42%) Software Engineering
12 16 (6.99%) SOA
13 15 (6.55%) Responsive Web Design
14 10 (4.37%) Analytics
14 10 (4.37%) Kanban
14 10 (4.37%) Web Development
15 9 (3.93%) Pair Programming
16 8 (3.49%) OOA/OOD
16 8 (3.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 207 (90.39%) C#
2 124 (54.15%) JavaScript
3 76 (33.19%) SQL
4 20 (8.73%) T-SQL
5 14 (6.11%) VB.NET
6 10 (4.37%) Java
7 8 (3.49%) VB
8 7 (3.06%) VBA
8 7 (3.06%) XAML
9 6 (2.62%) VB6
9 6 (2.62%) PL/SQL
10 4 (1.75%) PHP
11 3 (1.31%) PowerShell
12 2 (0.87%) F#
12 2 (0.87%) SPARQL
12 2 (0.87%) TypeScript
12 2 (0.87%) C++
12 2 (0.87%) ActionScript
13 1 (0.44%) Python
13 1 (0.44%) XPath
Qualifications
1 11 (4.80%) Degree
2 4 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.31%) MCAD
3 3 (1.31%) MCSD
3 3 (1.31%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.31%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.44%) MCDBA
4 1 (0.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
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 (1.31%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 73 (31.88%) Microsoft
2 20 (8.73%) Oracle
3 7 (3.06%) IBM
4 5 (2.18%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.75%) Coverity
5 4 (1.75%) Tableau
6 3 (1.31%) EPiServer
6 3 (1.31%) Telerik
6 3 (1.31%) Google
6 3 (1.31%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.87%) Citrix
7 2 (0.87%) Sybase
8 1 (0.44%) Business Objects
8 1 (0.44%) SAP
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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