The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Programmer
Rank 197 199 224
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +25
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 1 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.052% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.056% 0.030%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 0
Average daily rate
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£410 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the City of London region. 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
City of London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5002 5361 6717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the City of London 93.08% 92.21% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 3918 3876 4904
Average daily rate £450 £450 £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £275 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 75 91 148
Average hourly rate £15.75 £18.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.88 £12.90 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £35.00 £34.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Programmer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Programmer across the City of London region.

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the City of London

.NET Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Programmer across the City of London region.

.NET Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the City of London

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited .NET Programmer 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 .NET Programmer in their job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
3 1 (33.33%) Banking
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) EAI
3 1 (33.33%) SOA
3 1 (33.33%) IBM
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) Java
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) VB
3 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (33.33%) XAML
3 1 (33.33%) Scrum
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) Kanban
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the City of London region that cited .NET Programmer 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 .NET Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (33.33%) SOAP
3 1 (33.33%) Middleware
3 1 (33.33%) NHibernate
3 1 (33.33%) WCF
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (33.33%) Entity Framework
3 1 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (33.33%) Dapper ORM
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) EAI
1 1 (33.33%) SOA
1 1 (33.33%) MVC
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) BDD
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) VB
2 1 (33.33%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) IBM