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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Programmer
Rank 606 564 548
Rank change year-on-year
-42 -16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 15 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.029% 0.069% 0.088%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.073% 0.094%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 31 31
Average daily rate £369 £300 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.91% +4.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £256 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £300 £265
% change year-on-year
+20.83% +13.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
.NET Programmer
UK

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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

.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 29 April 2016.

.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 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -20 7 £418 +38.01% 7
South East -19 3 £400 +25.00% 5
West Midlands -17 2 £351 +17.08% 1
South West -1 1 £375 +19.04%
East Midlands - 1 - -
North East - 1 £325 -
.NET Programmer
UK

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 22 (75.86%) C#
3 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
4 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
5 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (37.93%) MVC
6 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
6 10 (34.48%) SQL
7 9 (31.03%) HTML
8 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
9 6 (20.69%) Finance
9 6 (20.69%) CSS
9 6 (20.69%) HTML5
10 5 (17.24%) jQuery
10 5 (17.24%) WPF
10 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
10 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
11 4 (13.79%) SDLC
11 4 (13.79%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) OO
11 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
11 4 (13.79%) Web Services
11 4 (13.79%) Subversion
11 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
11 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
12 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
12 3 (10.34%) Degree
12 3 (10.34%) Ajax

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 2 (6.90%) IIS
2 1 (3.45%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.45%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Intranet
1 1 (3.45%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (72.41%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (6.90%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Subversion
2 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.90%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 6 (20.69%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Financial Institution
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (65.52%) ASP.NET
3 9 (31.03%) HTML
4 7 (24.14%) ASP.NET MVC
5 6 (20.69%) CSS
5 6 (20.69%) HTML5
6 5 (17.24%) jQuery
6 5 (17.24%) WPF
7 4 (13.79%) .NET Framework
7 4 (13.79%) Web Services
8 3 (10.34%) Ajax
8 3 (10.34%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (10.34%) XML
9 2 (6.90%) CSS3
9 2 (6.90%) Entity Framework
9 2 (6.90%) XSLT
10 1 (3.45%) ActiveX
10 1 (3.45%) Classic ASP
10 1 (3.45%) JSON
10 1 (3.45%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.79%) Windows
2 1 (3.45%) Android
2 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.45%) Unix
2 1 (3.45%) Windows 10
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (3.45%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (37.93%) MVC
2 4 (13.79%) OO
2 4 (13.79%) SDLC
3 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
3 3 (10.34%) TDD
3 3 (10.34%) Web Development
4 2 (6.90%) Business Analysis
4 2 (6.90%) CRM
4 2 (6.90%) OOP
4 2 (6.90%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.90%) Waterfall
4 2 (6.90%) Workflow
5 1 (3.45%) BDD
5 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
5 1 (3.45%) Migration
5 1 (3.45%) Project Management
5 1 (3.45%) Rapid Prototyping
5 1 (3.45%) Scrum
5 1 (3.45%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 22 (75.86%) C#
2 10 (34.48%) JavaScript
2 10 (34.48%) SQL
3 5 (17.24%) T-SQL
3 5 (17.24%) VB.NET
4 3 (10.34%) VB
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.90%) Oracle
2 2 (6.90%) Xamarin
3 1 (3.45%) Citrix
3 1 (3.45%) IBM
3 1 (3.45%) Telerik