The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Consultant role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 31 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Consultant
Rank 593 563 546
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -17
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Consultant 2 7 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.004% 0.014% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.004% 0.015% 0.023%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 7
Average daily rate
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- £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £408 - £250
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
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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 England 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
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47663 45698 43174
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.51% 92.58% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 30861 28215 25922
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
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 1778 1844 1984
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.78 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

.NET Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

.NET Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Consultant across the England region.

.NET Consultant Daily Rate Trend in England

.NET Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Consultant across the England region.

.NET Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in England

.NET Consultant
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Consultant within the England region over the 3 months to 31 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
London -4 2 - - 5
.NET Consultant
UK

.NET Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited .NET Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (33.33%) TDD
5 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) WPF
6 2 (22.22%) Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
6 2 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
6 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
6 2 (22.22%) Task Parallel Library
6 2 (22.22%) Release Management
6 2 (22.22%) Windows
6 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
6 2 (22.22%) SOA
6 2 (22.22%) Infragistics
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) ProC
7 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (11.11%) TIBCO
7 1 (11.11%) Middleware
7 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (11.11%) MVC
7 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (11.11%) RDBMS

.NET Consultant
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited .NET Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) RDBMS
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) ProC
2 1 (11.11%) NUnit
2 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (11.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (11.11%) Moq
2 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
2 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) WCF
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
4 2 (22.22%) Task Parallel Library
4 2 (22.22%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (11.11%) OAuth2
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
5 1 (11.11%) Middleware
5 1 (11.11%) NHibernate
5 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
5 1 (11.11%) Spring.NET
5 1 (11.11%) RESTful
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (11.11%) OpenID
5 1 (11.11%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (11.11%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Equity Derivative
1 2 (22.22%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) Apple iOS
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) SOA
3 2 (22.22%) Release Management
3 2 (22.22%) Memory Management
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (11.11%) DevOps
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (11.11%) Open Source
4 1 (11.11%) MVVM
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) MVC
4 1 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (11.11%) OOP
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
1 2 (22.22%) Infragistics
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) TIBCO