The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 420 432 435
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 170 112 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.30% 0.23% 0.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.33% 0.25% 0.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 83 112
Average daily rate £400 £425 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £625 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £323 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.77% -0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
51949 44129 56219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.27% 92.47% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 31578 25274 30920
Average daily rate £390 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2083 2186 2628
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.87 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.04% -8.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.37
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
England -24 166 £400 -5.88% 128
London +20 104 £425 -12.82% 43
South East -9 21 £325 -18.75% 25
City of London -6 20 £400 -15.78% 8
East of England -15 13 £313 -26.47% 8
Cambridgeshire -3 8 £313 -26.47% 2
West Midlands -10 8 £315 -3.07% 11
Oxfordshire - 8 £325 - 7
Oxford - 8 £325 - 2
South West -23 7 £330 +10.00% 8
East Midlands -6 6 £358 +26.54% 2
Surrey -10 6 £425 - 8
Somerset -10 4 £330 +10.00% 2
North West -17 4 £464 +54.66% 15
Hertfordshire -6 3 - - 2
Scotland -10 3 £310 +12.72% 2
Manchester -13 3 £425 +41.66% 10
Milton Keynes - 3 £400 -
Bristol - 3 £294 - 4
Derbyshire - 3 - -
Buckinghamshire - 3 £400 -
Warwickshire - 3 £315 - 1
Glasgow +5 2 £311 +13.18% 1
Birmingham -8 2 £355 +9.23% 5
Berkshire -13 2 - - 5
Leeds -17 2 £375 +17.18% 8
West Yorkshire -18 2 £375 +17.18% 10
Yorkshire -19 2 £375 +17.18% 14
Worcestershire - 2 £313 - 3
Leicestershire - 2 £370 - 1

Senior .NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

1 281 (100.00%) .NET
2 250 (88.97%) C#
3 182 (64.77%) ASP.NET
4 159 (56.58%) MVC
5 149 (53.02%) SQL Server
6 116 (41.28%) ASP.NET MVC
7 104 (37.01%) SQL
8 101 (35.94%) HTML
9 99 (35.23%) TDD
10 98 (34.88%) JavaScript
11 85 (30.25%) CSS
12 80 (28.47%) jQuery
13 79 (28.11%) WCF
14 75 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
15 60 (21.35%) .NET Framework
16 58 (20.64%) Scrum
17 53 (18.86%) Finance
18 50 (17.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 49 (17.44%) SQL Server 2008
19 49 (17.44%) Ajax
20 47 (16.73%) XML
21 45 (16.01%) Microsoft
22 43 (15.30%) OO
23 35 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
24 34 (12.10%) Web Services
25 33 (11.74%) HTML5
26 32 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
26 32 (11.39%) Unit Testing
27 31 (11.03%) E-Commerce
27 31 (11.03%) Front Office

Senior .NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 28 (9.96%) CMS
2 22 (7.83%) IIS
3 13 (4.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 13 (4.63%) Umbraco
4 11 (3.91%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.78%) DNN
7 4 (1.42%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.42%) Node.js
7 4 (1.42%) Kentico
8 3 (1.07%) Sitefinity
9 1 (0.36%) Commerce Server
9 1 (0.36%) CMS400.NET
Applications
1 16 (5.69%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.07%) MS Office
3 1 (0.36%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 4 (1.42%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.71%) Internet
2 1 (0.36%) WEP
2 1 (0.36%) Intranet
2 1 (0.36%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 149 (53.02%) SQL Server
2 49 (17.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (10.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 16 (5.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 14 (4.98%) SQL Server 2005
6 9 (3.20%) Oracle Database
6 9 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 8 (2.85%) NoSQL
8 7 (2.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (1.78%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.42%) Data Mining
11 3 (1.07%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 2 (0.71%) Couchbase
12 2 (0.71%) Big Data
13 1 (0.36%) MySQL
13 1 (0.36%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 32 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 26 (9.25%) Visual Studio
3 25 (8.90%) NUnit
4 12 (4.27%) Subversion
5 11 (3.91%) MSTest
6 7 (2.49%) Jenkins
7 5 (1.78%) CruiseControl
7 5 (1.78%) SpecFlow
8 3 (1.07%) Selenium
8 3 (1.07%) Cucumber
8 3 (1.07%) Git (software)
9 2 (0.71%) SoapUI
9 2 (0.71%) TeamCity
9 2 (0.71%) Mercurial
9 2 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.71%) WiX
9 2 (0.71%) Moq
9 2 (0.71%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Forms
10 1 (0.36%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 53 (18.86%) Finance
2 31 (11.03%) Front Office
3 24 (8.54%) Banking
4 14 (4.98%) Retail
5 5 (1.78%) Marketing
6 4 (1.42%) Investment Banking
7 3 (1.07%) Back Office
8 2 (0.71%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.71%) Advertising
8 2 (0.71%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.36%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Games
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.36%) Legal
9 1 (0.36%) German Language
9 1 (0.36%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (100.00%) .NET
2 182 (64.77%) ASP.NET
3 116 (41.28%) ASP.NET MVC
4 101 (35.94%) HTML
5 85 (30.25%) CSS
6 80 (28.47%) jQuery
7 79 (28.11%) WCF
8 60 (21.35%) .NET Framework
9 50 (17.79%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 49 (17.44%) Ajax
11 47 (16.73%) XML
12 35 (12.46%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 34 (12.10%) Web Services
14 33 (11.74%) HTML5
15 26 (9.25%) Razor View Engine
16 22 (7.83%) WPF
17 21 (7.47%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (7.12%) LINQ
18 20 (7.12%) NHibernate
19 16 (5.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (2.85%) Inversion of Control
2 5 (1.78%) N-Tier
2 5 (1.78%) W3C
2 5 (1.78%) Derivative
3 4 (1.42%) Mobile App
3 4 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.42%) Computer Science
3 4 (1.42%) Blog
4 3 (1.07%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (0.71%) Digital Media
5 2 (0.71%) Credit Risk
5 2 (0.71%) Smartphone
5 2 (0.71%) Interest Rate Derivative
5 2 (0.71%) Grid Computing
6 1 (0.36%) Blackberry
6 1 (0.36%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.36%) Wiki
6 1 (0.36%) Social Network
6 1 (0.36%) Spread Betting
6 1 (0.36%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.54%) Windows
2 5 (1.78%) Linux
3 2 (0.71%) Android
3 2 (0.71%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 159 (56.58%) MVC
2 99 (35.23%) TDD
3 75 (26.69%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (20.64%) Scrum
5 43 (15.30%) OO
6 32 (11.39%) Unit Testing
7 31 (11.03%) E-Commerce
8 27 (9.61%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (9.61%) BDD
9 24 (8.54%) SOA
10 23 (8.19%) Web Development
11 18 (6.41%) Multithreading
12 12 (4.27%) OOP
13 11 (3.91%) OOD
13 11 (3.91%) Content Management
14 9 (3.20%) Workflow
14 9 (3.20%) Domain-Driven Design
15 7 (2.49%) MVVM
16 6 (2.14%) Responsive Web Design
16 6 (2.14%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 250 (88.97%) C#
2 104 (37.01%) SQL
3 98 (34.88%) JavaScript
4 24 (8.54%) VB.NET
5 12 (4.27%) T-SQL
6 9 (3.20%) PHP
7 8 (2.85%) Java
8 7 (2.49%) Python
9 5 (1.78%) C++
9 5 (1.78%) Ruby
10 4 (1.42%) VB
10 4 (1.42%) ActionScript
11 3 (1.07%) Delphi
12 2 (0.71%) Objective-C
12 2 (0.71%) VB6
13 1 (0.36%) XAML
13 1 (0.36%) Perl
13 1 (0.36%) XPath
13 1 (0.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (3.20%) Degree
2 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 2 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.07%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) TickIT
2 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.07%) SCCM
Vendors
1 45 (16.01%) Microsoft
2 26 (9.25%) Oracle
3 13 (4.63%) Sitecore
4 11 (3.91%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.42%) Facebook
5 4 (1.42%) Twitter
5 4 (1.42%) Telerik
6 3 (1.07%) IBM
7 1 (0.36%) Metastorm
7 1 (0.36%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.36%) CODA
7 1 (0.36%) SAP
7 1 (0.36%) Ektron
7 1 (0.36%) StreamBase
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