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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Programmer
Rank 421 405 409
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 7 14 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 0.028% 0.055% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.059% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 10 9
Average daily rate
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£381 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.68% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £344 £391
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £410 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £240 £331
% change year-on-year
+35.41% -27.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00
.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
22739 23586 23114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in London 92.30% 93.10% 93.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 16017 16273 15398
Average daily rate £425 £433 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% -1.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 458 404 543
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.80 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.91% -3.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £44.62 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -5.71%

.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 21 October 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 21 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
City of London +22 4 £381 +8.92% 2
Ealing - - - -
Croydon - - - -
Kingston Upon Thames - - - -
Pinner - - - -
Teddington - - - -
.NET Programmer
England

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (75.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
4 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
5 9 (45.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) XML
6 8 (40.00%) MVC
6 8 (40.00%) WCF
7 7 (35.00%) TDD
7 7 (35.00%) CSS
7 7 (35.00%) Web Services
8 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
9 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 4 (20.00%) ETL
10 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
10 4 (20.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) OO
10 4 (20.00%) jQuery
10 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (20.00%) JSON
11 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
11 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
11 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
11 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Kentico
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (65.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
4 2 (10.00%) Neo4j
4 2 (10.00%) Big Data
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2000
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (10.00%) QlikView
4 2 (10.00%) Data Mining
5 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
5 1 (5.00%) MySQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (15.00%) TeamCity
2 3 (15.00%) NUnit
2 3 (15.00%) MSBuild
3 2 (10.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (10.00%) Rhino Mocks
4 1 (5.00%) ClearQuest
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 11 (55.00%) ASP.NET
3 9 (45.00%) HTML
4 8 (40.00%) XML
4 8 (40.00%) WCF
5 7 (35.00%) CSS
5 7 (35.00%) Web Services
6 5 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 5 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (20.00%) JSON
7 4 (20.00%) jQuery
8 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (15.00%) ADO.NET
8 3 (15.00%) XSLT
9 2 (10.00%) MSMQ
9 2 (10.00%) WinForms
9 2 (10.00%) Ajax
9 2 (10.00%) Classic ASP
9 2 (10.00%) COM+
9 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 2
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) N-Tier
1 2 (10.00%) W3C
1 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) FMCG
2 1 (5.00%) Open Source
2 1 (5.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (55.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (40.00%) MVC
3 7 (35.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) OO
4 4 (20.00%) ETL
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) Systems Analysis
5 3 (15.00%) E-Commerce
5 3 (15.00%) Data Modelling
5 3 (15.00%) UML
5 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) Workflow
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
6 2 (10.00%) Analytics
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 2 (10.00%) MapReduce
6 2 (10.00%) Big Data Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C#
2 13 (65.00%) SQL
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 3 (15.00%) VBScript
5 3 (15.00%) VB
6 2 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 2 (10.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) VB6
6 2 (10.00%) F#
6 2 (10.00%) Scala
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) VC++
7 1 (5.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Control-M
2 1 (5.00%) logstash
2 1 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle
2 3 (15.00%) Twitter
3 2 (10.00%) Facebook
3 2 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (5.00%) Telerik
4 1 (5.00%) EPiServer
4 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
4 1 (5.00%) DevExpress
4 1 (5.00%) Sybase
4 1 (5.00%) Business Objects