The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Programmer
Rank 556 530 537
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +7
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 24 32 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.066% 0.083%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.072% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 26 25
Average daily rate
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£369 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £175 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £215 £325
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -33.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
.NET Programmer
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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
47033 44604 49140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 90.46% 92.69% 93.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 29411 27456 28065
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £235 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1867 1914 2465
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in England

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

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in England

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Programmer across the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in England

.NET Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

.NET Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in England

.NET Programmer
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 Programmer within the England region over the 3 months to 1 October 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
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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
London +3 9 £381 -4.68% 3
South East -8 9 £300 +22.44% 1
South West -30 2 £300 -1.63% 1
North West -9 1 - - 2
West Midlands -21 1 £225 +28.57% 1
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Yorkshire - - - -
East Midlands - - - - 1
Midlands - - - -
.NET Programmer
UK

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (81.48%) C#
3 33 (61.11%) ASP.NET
4 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
5 30 (55.56%) SQL
6 23 (42.59%) MVC
7 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (38.89%) WCF
9 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
9 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
9 17 (31.48%) HTML
10 16 (29.63%) .NET Framework
11 15 (27.78%) Web Services
12 12 (22.22%) TDD
12 12 (22.22%) CSS
12 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
14 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
14 9 (16.67%) Finance
14 9 (16.67%) Scrum
14 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
15 8 (14.81%) XML
15 8 (14.81%) Windows
16 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
16 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
16 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 7 (12.96%) jQuery
16 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England 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 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.56%) IIS
2 2 (3.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.85%) Kentico
3 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (1.85%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.70%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (59.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (22.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (11.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (7.41%) QlikView
6 4 (7.41%) Data Mining
7 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.70%) Big Data
8 2 (3.70%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.70%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.70%) MySQL
8 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.70%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.56%) NUnit
4 3 (5.56%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.70%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (3.70%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.70%) Subversion
6 1 (1.85%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.85%) Selenium
General
1 9 (16.67%) Finance
2 3 (5.56%) Banking
2 3 (5.56%) Retail
3 2 (3.70%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
4 1 (1.85%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Front Office
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (100.00%) .NET
2 33 (61.11%) ASP.NET
3 21 (38.89%) WCF
4 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
4 17 (31.48%) HTML
5 16 (29.63%) .NET Framework
6 15 (27.78%) Web Services
7 12 (22.22%) CSS
8 10 (18.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 8 (14.81%) XML
10 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 7 (12.96%) jQuery
10 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 7 (12.96%) ASP.NET Web API
11 6 (11.11%) REST
12 5 (9.26%) AngularJS
13 4 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (7.41%) JSON
13 4 (7.41%) HTML5
13 4 (7.41%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.56%) GIS
3 2 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) W3C
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Open Source
4 1 (1.85%) FMCG
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (42.59%) MVC
2 22 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (22.22%) TDD
4 9 (16.67%) Scrum
5 6 (11.11%) ETL
5 6 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 6 (11.11%) Workflow
5 6 (11.11%) Software Engineering
6 5 (9.26%) Systems Analysis
6 5 (9.26%) Asset Management
6 5 (9.26%) Data Modelling
6 5 (9.26%) OO
6 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
7 4 (7.41%) OOP
7 4 (7.41%) CRM
7 4 (7.41%) Business Analysis
8 3 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.56%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 44 (81.48%) C#
2 30 (55.56%) SQL
3 17 (31.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.96%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.26%) VB
7 4 (7.41%) VB6
8 3 (5.56%) VBScript
9 2 (3.70%) F#
9 2 (3.70%) Scala
9 2 (3.70%) Java
9 2 (3.70%) XAML
10 1 (1.85%) VC++
10 1 (1.85%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.85%) C++
10 1 (1.85%) PHP
10 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Control-M
2 1 (1.85%) logstash
2 1 (1.85%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Twitter
3 2 (3.70%) Facebook
3 2 (3.70%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.70%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.70%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.70%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.70%) Google
4 1 (1.85%) Telerik
4 1 (1.85%) Sage
4 1 (1.85%) Sybase
4 1 (1.85%) Business Objects