The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had Senior .NET Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior .NET Developer
Rank 519 523 470
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -53
Contract jobs requiring a Senior .NET Developer 127 139 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.24% 0.24% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.25% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 101 137
Median daily rate £425 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £319
10% offered a daily rate of more than £522 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London median 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
51143 55638 52625
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.66% 94.95% 94.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 33308 35407 31787
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1648 2080 2057
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.33 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.90% +1.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.46 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

Senior .NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

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 31 August 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior .NET Developer within the UK over the 3 months to 31 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -2 119 £425 +3.03% 126
London -31 59 £450 +4.65% 38
West Midlands -9 19 £400 - 3
South East +3 13 £401 +13.21% 19
City of London +14 10 £498 +13.71% 8
North West - 9 £388 - 23
Coventry -9 8 £450 - 1
East of England +19 7 £475 +18.75% 8
South West +18 6 £445 +11.25% 12
Manchester - 6 £388 - 18
Birmingham -8 4 £250 - 1
Northern Ireland - 4 £410 -
Scotland +12 3 £325 - 5
Buckinghamshire +12 3 £450 +12.50% 2
Milton Keynes +10 3 £450 +12.50% 1
Bristol -2 3 £445 - 3
East Midlands -4 3 £288 -23.33% 8
Cheshire - 3 £375 - 4
Belfast - 3 £410 -
County Antrim - 3 £410 -
Cambridgeshire +18 2 £475 - 3
Glasgow +11 2 £325 +4.83% 4
Brighton +9 2 £325 +8.33%
East Sussex +8 2 £325 -7.14%
Kent +2 2 £388 +15.67%
Oxfordshire -3 2 £413 - 3
Nottinghamshire -11 2 - - 3
Tyne and Wear - 2 £275 -
Cambridge - 2 £475 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £401 - 5

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, Senior .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring Senior .NET Developer in the job title.

1 247 (100.00%) .NET
2 214 (86.64%) C#
3 150 (60.73%) MVC
4 128 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (51.01%) ASP.NET
6 112 (45.34%) SQL Server
7 109 (44.13%) JavaScript
7 109 (44.13%) TDD
8 96 (38.87%) SQL
9 85 (34.41%) HTML
10 79 (31.98%) ASP.NET MVC
11 78 (31.58%) .NET Framework
12 68 (27.53%) jQuery
13 67 (27.13%) CSS
14 64 (25.91%) WCF
15 61 (24.70%) Microsoft
16 58 (23.48%) AngularJS
17 56 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 53 (21.46%) Scrum
19 52 (21.05%) Entity Framework
20 50 (20.24%) BDD
21 44 (17.81%) HTML5
22 42 (17.00%) SOLID
23 41 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
24 37 (14.98%) Visual Studio
25 35 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
26 34 (13.77%) Web Services
26 34 (13.77%) Finance
27 33 (13.36%) SDLC
28 30 (12.15%) Relational Database

Senior .NET Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 19 (7.69%) IIS
2 17 (6.88%) CMS
3 9 (3.64%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.02%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.62%) OpenROAD
6 2 (0.81%) Confluence
6 2 (0.81%) EPiServer CMS
6 2 (0.81%) NServiceBus
6 2 (0.81%) OpenStack
6 2 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.40%) Kentico
7 1 (0.40%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.40%) Sitefinity
7 1 (0.40%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.40%) WordPress
Applications
1 18 (7.29%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.21%) MS Office
3 1 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 35 (14.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.05%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.40%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.40%) GitHub
3 1 (0.40%) IaaS
3 1 (0.40%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (2.83%) Network Security
2 5 (2.02%) HTTP
3 3 (1.21%) Internet
4 2 (0.81%) Intranet
4 2 (0.81%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.40%) Firewall
5 1 (0.40%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (45.34%) SQL Server
2 30 (12.15%) Relational Database
3 16 (6.48%) Oracle Database
4 15 (6.07%) NoSQL
5 12 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
6 11 (4.45%) RDBMS
6 11 (4.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (4.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 9 (3.64%) MongoDB
8 9 (3.64%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (2.02%) Data Mining
9 5 (2.02%) MySQL
10 4 (1.62%) Ingres
10 4 (1.62%) SQL Server 2014
11 3 (1.21%) Oracle Database 10g
11 3 (1.21%) Power BI
11 3 (1.21%) SQL Server 2005
12 2 (0.81%) Big Data
13 1 (0.40%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.40%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 37 (14.98%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 15 (6.07%) Octopus Deploy
4 13 (5.26%) TeamCity
5 11 (4.45%) NUnit
6 10 (4.05%) Git (software)
7 9 (3.64%) Moq
8 8 (3.24%) Cucumber
8 8 (3.24%) SpecFlow
9 7 (2.83%) Jenkins
10 5 (2.02%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.62%) Subversion
12 3 (1.21%) CruiseControl
12 3 (1.21%) JIRA
13 2 (0.81%) MSTest
14 1 (0.40%) Bower
14 1 (0.40%) Maven
14 1 (0.40%) ReSharper
14 1 (0.40%) Selenium
14 1 (0.40%) YouTrack
General
1 34 (13.77%) Finance
2 20 (8.10%) Banking
3 14 (5.67%) Retail
4 8 (3.24%) Telecoms
5 6 (2.43%) Advertising
6 5 (2.02%) Investment Banking
7 4 (1.62%) Front Office
7 4 (1.62%) Games
7 4 (1.62%) Marketing
8 3 (1.21%) Electronics
8 3 (1.21%) Law
9 2 (0.81%) Back Office
9 2 (0.81%) Dutch Language
9 2 (0.81%) Publishing
10 1 (0.40%) Legal
10 1 (0.40%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.40%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.40%) Private Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 247 (100.00%) .NET
2 126 (51.01%) ASP.NET
3 85 (34.41%) HTML
4 79 (31.98%) ASP.NET MVC
5 78 (31.58%) .NET Framework
6 68 (27.53%) jQuery
7 67 (27.13%) CSS
8 64 (25.91%) WCF
9 58 (23.48%) AngularJS
10 56 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
11 52 (21.05%) Entity Framework
12 44 (17.81%) HTML5
13 34 (13.77%) Web Services
14 27 (10.93%) CSS3
15 26 (10.53%) REST
16 24 (9.72%) WPF
17 23 (9.31%) XML
18 20 (8.10%) KnockoutJS
18 20 (8.10%) SOAP
19 19 (7.69%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.67%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (5.67%) Digital Media
2 8 (3.24%) Fixed Income
3 7 (2.83%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (1.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.21%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.21%) Tandem
5 2 (0.81%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.81%) Clustering
5 2 (0.81%) Data Integration
5 2 (0.81%) Derivative
5 2 (0.81%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.81%) Market Risk
5 2 (0.81%) NHS
5 2 (0.81%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.81%) Online Games
5 2 (0.81%) Spread Betting
5 2 (0.81%) User Experience
6 1 (0.40%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 25 (10.12%) Windows
2 14 (5.67%) Windows Server
3 3 (1.21%) Android
4 2 (0.81%) Apple iOS
4 2 (0.81%) Linux
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 150 (60.73%) MVC
2 128 (51.82%) Agile Software Development
3 109 (44.13%) TDD
4 53 (21.46%) Scrum
5 50 (20.24%) BDD
6 42 (17.00%) SOLID
7 41 (16.60%) Continuous Integration
8 33 (13.36%) SDLC
9 28 (11.34%) Web Development
10 26 (10.53%) Unit Testing
11 23 (9.31%) E-Commerce
12 22 (8.91%) OO
13 21 (8.50%) CRM
14 19 (7.69%) SOA
15 12 (4.86%) Software Engineering
16 11 (4.45%) Multithreading
16 11 (4.45%) Project Management
17 10 (4.05%) Migration
18 9 (3.64%) Dependency Injection
18 9 (3.64%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 214 (86.64%) C#
2 109 (44.13%) JavaScript
3 96 (38.87%) SQL
4 27 (10.93%) T-SQL
5 11 (4.45%) Java
6 10 (4.05%) PHP
6 10 (4.05%) VB.NET
7 6 (2.43%) VB
7 6 (2.43%) XAML
8 5 (2.02%) C
8 5 (2.02%) Python
9 3 (1.21%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.81%) C++
10 2 (0.81%) Go
10 2 (0.81%) PL/SQL
10 2 (0.81%) Ruby
11 1 (0.40%) Perl
11 1 (0.40%) VB6
11 1 (0.40%) VBScript
11 1 (0.40%) XPath
Qualifications
1 7 (2.83%) Degree
2 6 (2.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.02%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.81%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.40%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.21%) QA
2 2 (0.81%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.40%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.40%) GMP
3 1 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.40%) ISO13485
System Software
1 3 (1.21%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (0.81%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.40%) BladeLogic
2 1 (0.40%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 61 (24.70%) Microsoft
2 25 (10.12%) Oracle
3 3 (1.21%) Telerik
4 2 (0.81%) EPiServer
4 2 (0.81%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.40%) CODA
5 1 (0.40%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.40%) Mercator
5 1 (0.40%) Pega
5 1 (0.40%) SAP
5 1 (0.40%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.40%) Sophos
5 1 (0.40%) Tableau
5 1 (0.40%) Teradata
5 1 (0.40%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.40%) Xamarin
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