The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Consultant role in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Consultant in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Consultant
Rank 600 578 545
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -33
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Consultant 7 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.008% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.008% 0.009%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 1
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£368 £463 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +105.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £463 -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50008 48637 43579
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.32% 92.39% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 30924 30184 25017
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £240
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 1983 2005 2160
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.50 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

.NET Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend

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

.NET Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Consultant
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Consultant within the UK.

.NET Consultant Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Consultant
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Consultant within the UK.

.NET Consultant Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Consultant
Top 11 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Consultant within the UK over the 3 months to 22 May 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
England -23 7 £368 -20.54% 6
London - 4 £368 - 3
South East -14 2 - - 2
Somerset +17 1 - -
South West +10 1 - -
Bath +1 1 - -
Ealing - 1 £368 -
City of London - 1 - - 1
Slough - 1 - -
Berkshire - 1 - -
Hampshire - 1 - -

.NET Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 7 (53.85%) C#
4 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
5 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (30.77%) WCF
6 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
6 3 (23.08%) WPF
6 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
7 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
7 2 (15.38%) Oracle
7 2 (15.38%) Windows
7 2 (15.38%) TDD
7 2 (15.38%) NUnit
7 2 (15.38%) MVC
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
8 1 (7.69%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
8 1 (7.69%) Release Management
8 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
8 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (7.69%) Android
8 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (7.69%) Spring.NET
8 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
8 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (7.69%) RESTful

.NET Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK that cited .NET Consultant 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 Consultant in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (23.08%) SharePoint
2 2 (15.38%) MQSeries
3 1 (7.69%) Umbraco
3 1 (7.69%) IBM Notes
3 1 (7.69%) IIS
3 1 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
2 1 (7.69%) MS Access
2 1 (7.69%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) NUnit
2 1 (7.69%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.69%) Rhino Mocks
2 1 (7.69%) Moq
2 1 (7.69%) SpecFlow
2 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.69%) ProC
General
1 1 (7.69%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (69.23%) ASP.NET
3 4 (30.77%) WCF
4 3 (23.08%) .NET Framework
4 3 (23.08%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (7.69%) Silverlight
6 1 (7.69%) Spring.NET
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
6 1 (7.69%) OpenID
6 1 (7.69%) Castle Windsor
6 1 (7.69%) Ninject
6 1 (7.69%) Task Parallel Library
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (7.69%) OAuth2
6 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (7.69%) NHibernate
6 1 (7.69%) CSS
6 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Open Source
1 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Derivative
1 1 (7.69%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
2 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (15.38%) TDD
2 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 1 (7.69%) Release Management
3 1 (7.69%) MVVM
3 1 (7.69%) Waterfall
3 1 (7.69%) Memory Management
3 1 (7.69%) BDD
3 1 (7.69%) Software Deployment
3 1 (7.69%) Business Process Mapping
3 1 (7.69%) DevOps
3 1 (7.69%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (7.69%) OOP
3 1 (7.69%) OO
3 1 (7.69%) Project Management
3 1 (7.69%) CRM
3 1 (7.69%) EAI
3 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C#
2 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (7.69%) Java
2 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
2 1 (7.69%) SQL
2 1 (7.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
2 1 (7.69%) Infragistics
2 1 (7.69%) Lotus
2 1 (7.69%) TIBCO