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 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 Programmer
Rank 578 542 508
Rank change year-on-year
-36 -34
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 17 28 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.033% 0.057% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.036% 0.061% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 23 42
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£333 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £300 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £463 £533
UK excluding London average daily rate £329 £341 £310
% change year-on-year
-3.66% +10.08%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -
.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
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 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 31 July 2015.

.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 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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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
South East -11 5 £336 +12.08% 2
West Midlands +6 4 £300 -20.00% 1
London -13 3 £430 +14.66% 3
Yorkshire - 2 - -
East Midlands 0 1 - -
South West -12 1 - - 1
North East - 1 - -
.NET Programmer
UK

.NET Programmer
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 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (85.29%) C#
3 19 (55.88%) .NET Framework
4 18 (52.94%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
6 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
6 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
6 11 (32.35%) WCF
6 11 (32.35%) TDD
7 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 10 (29.41%) VB
7 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
7 10 (29.41%) XML
8 9 (26.47%) VB.NET
8 9 (26.47%) WinForms
8 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
8 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
9 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
10 7 (20.59%) WPF
11 6 (17.65%) LINQ
11 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
11 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
11 6 (17.65%) VBScript
11 6 (17.65%) HTML
11 6 (17.65%) OO
11 6 (17.65%) Scrum
11 6 (17.65%) XAML
12 5 (14.71%) MVC
12 5 (14.71%) Finance
12 5 (14.71%) Oracle

.NET Programmer
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 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 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.94%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) FastStats
2 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Unica
1 1 (2.94%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.88%) MS Access
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 11 (32.35%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) MSTest
4 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 5 (14.71%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Law
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Music Industry
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (55.88%) .NET Framework
3 12 (35.29%) Entity Framework
4 11 (32.35%) WCF
5 10 (29.41%) ASP.NET
5 10 (29.41%) XML
6 9 (26.47%) WinForms
7 7 (20.59%) WPF
8 6 (17.65%) LINQ
8 6 (17.65%) HTML
9 4 (11.76%) Web Services
10 3 (8.82%) CSS
10 3 (8.82%) HTML5
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (5.88%) FusionCharts
11 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (5.88%) jQuery
11 2 (5.88%) SOAP
11 2 (5.88%) XSLT
12 1 (2.94%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) Client/Server
2 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) TDD
2 9 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 6 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 6 (17.65%) Scrum
3 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (17.65%) OO
4 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
6 3 (8.82%) Practice Management
7 2 (5.88%) Migration
7 2 (5.88%) Data Security
7 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
7 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
7 2 (5.88%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) Web Application Development
8 1 (2.94%) Business Transformation
8 1 (2.94%) Performance Tuning
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 29 (85.29%) C#
2 18 (52.94%) SQL
3 10 (29.41%) VB
4 9 (26.47%) VB.NET
5 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
6 6 (17.65%) VBScript
6 6 (17.65%) XAML
7 3 (8.82%) VB6
8 2 (5.88%) C++
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
9 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.94%) Java
9 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) Degree
Vendors
1 11 (32.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Telerik
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) Intergraph
4 1 (2.94%) InterSystems