The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the 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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Programmer
Rank 403 407 372
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -35
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 6 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.026% 0.070% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.075% 0.045%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 8
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£563 £400 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+40.62% -3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £300 £371
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £430 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £283 £310
% change year-on-year
+27.43% -8.87%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £28.00
.NET Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the 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
London
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
21269 22575 19948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.25% 93.08% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 15335 15541 13354
Average daily rate £435 £438 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.57% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 397 386 546
Average hourly rate £17.00 £19.00 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.18 £39.60 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

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

.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in London

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

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in London

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in London

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Programmer across the London region over the 3 months to 19 December 2014.

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in London

.NET Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in London

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

.NET Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in London

.NET Programmer
Contract Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 19 December 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
City of London +5 2 £475 +43.39% 2
Ealing - - - - 1
Croydon - - - -
.NET Programmer
England

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (80.00%) C#
3 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
3 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
4 6 (40.00%) TDD
4 6 (40.00%) WCF
4 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
5 5 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) Web Services
6 4 (26.67%) XML
6 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
6 4 (26.67%) Banking
6 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
6 4 (26.67%) MVC
6 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (20.00%) Twitter
7 3 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (20.00%) NUnit
7 3 (20.00%) CSS
7 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
7 3 (20.00%) OO
7 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (13.33%) Java

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the 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 2 (13.33%) IIS
2 1 (6.67%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (6.67%) Kentico
2 1 (6.67%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (60.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (13.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) Neo4j
3 2 (13.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
4 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) TeamCity
2 4 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (20.00%) NUnit
4 2 (13.33%) Moq
5 1 (6.67%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (26.67%) Banking
1 4 (26.67%) Investment Banking
2 2 (13.33%) Front Office
2 2 (13.33%) Legal
3 1 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) WCF
3 5 (33.33%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) XML
4 4 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 3 (20.00%) .NET Framework
5 3 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 3 (20.00%) CSS
6 2 (13.33%) WinForms
6 2 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
6 2 (13.33%) JSON
6 2 (13.33%) WPF
6 2 (13.33%) WF
6 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 2 (13.33%) jQuery
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
7 1 (6.67%) Dapper ORM
7 1 (6.67%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) N-Tier
1 2 (13.33%) Derivative
1 2 (13.33%) Credit Risk
1 2 (13.33%) Algorithms
2 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (6.67%) FMCG
2 1 (6.67%) Open Source
2 1 (6.67%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
2 1 (6.67%) Credit Derivative
2 1 (6.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) TDD
2 6 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 3 (20.00%) OO
5 2 (13.33%) OOD
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Workflow
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Big Data Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
5 2 (13.33%) MapReduce
5 2 (13.33%) Unit Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Mentoring
5 2 (13.33%) Coaching
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Programming
6 1 (6.67%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.67%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (6.67%) Load Testing
Programming Languages
1 12 (80.00%) C#
2 9 (60.00%) SQL
3 3 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (13.33%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (13.33%) VB.NET
4 2 (13.33%) XAML
4 2 (13.33%) F#
4 2 (13.33%) Scala
5 1 (6.67%) VC++
5 1 (6.67%) PL/SQL
5 1 (6.67%) VBScript
5 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) logstash
1 1 (6.67%) Kibana
Vendors
1 6 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (20.00%) Twitter
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle
3 2 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (13.33%) DevExpress
3 2 (13.33%) Facebook
4 1 (6.67%) Sitecore
4 1 (6.67%) Syncfusion
4 1 (6.67%) Telerik
4 1 (6.67%) Sybase