The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Programmer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Programmer
Rank 255 252 217
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -35
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 2 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.024% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.16% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 11
Average daily rate £325 £350 £255
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +37.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £245 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £380 £415
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £315 £283
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +11.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.50
.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 South East 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
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7953 8828 7991
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 94.19% 93.80% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 4824 4748 4160
Average daily rate £385 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £225 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 400 432 468
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.40 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.57% +5.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.96 £11.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Programmer across the South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

.NET Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

.NET Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

.NET Programmer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
Kent -7 2 £325 +3.17% 1
.NET Programmer
England

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 14 (93.33%) C#
3 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
3 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (66.67%) SQL
5 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (60.00%) TDD
6 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
6 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (53.33%) Windows
6 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
6 8 (53.33%) C++
6 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET
6 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
6 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
6 8 (53.33%) WinForms
6 8 (53.33%) Big Data
6 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
7 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
8 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
8 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (20.00%) MVC
9 2 (13.33%) jQuery
9 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 2 (13.33%) Life Science
9 2 (13.33%) XAML
9 2 (13.33%) Finance
9 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
9 2 (13.33%) MS Access

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) SmartPlant
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (73.33%) SQL Server
2 8 (53.33%) Big Data
3 2 (13.33%) MS Access
3 2 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (53.33%) Jenkins
3 3 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (6.67%) Subversion
4 1 (6.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (13.33%) Finance
1 2 (13.33%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (53.33%) ADO.NET
2 8 (53.33%) WinForms
3 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 2 (13.33%) CSS
4 2 (13.33%) Entity Framework
4 2 (13.33%) HTML
4 2 (13.33%) jQuery
4 2 (13.33%) XML
5 1 (6.67%) Ajax
5 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (6.67%) WCF
5 1 (6.67%) Web Services
5 1 (6.67%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (13.33%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (53.33%) Windows
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 7
1 8 (53.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) TDD
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Delivery
3 8 (53.33%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 2 (13.33%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.67%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 14 (93.33%) C#
2 10 (66.67%) SQL
3 8 (53.33%) C++
3 8 (53.33%) PowerShell
4 4 (26.67%) VB.NET
5 2 (13.33%) XAML
6 1 (6.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (6.67%) T-SQL
6 1 (6.67%) VB
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (13.33%) Intergraph
2 2 (13.33%) Oracle