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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Consultant
Rank 593 561 577
Rank change year-on-year
-32 +16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Consultant 7 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.015%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.014% 0.028% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 5
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£500 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -3.84%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £250 £325
% change year-on-year
- -23.07%
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
51265 49491 54504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.21% 92.73% 92.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 31026 29372 30573
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1968 2145 2690
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

.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 18 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 27 August 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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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
England -23 6 £500 +60.00% 9
London -4 4 £500 +33.33% 5
South West - 1 - -
Abingdon - - - -
Exeter - - - -
Guildford - - - -
Harrow - - - -
Manchester - - - - 1
Milton Keynes - - - -
Weybridge - - - -
Buckinghamshire - - - - 1
Devon - - - -
Hampshire - - - -
Oxfordshire - - - -
Surrey - - - -
City of London - - - - 3
North West - - - - 1
South East - - - - 1

.NET Consultant
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (40.00%) XML
4 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
4 4 (40.00%) SQL
4 4 (40.00%) MVC
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 3 (30.00%) XSLT
5 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (20.00%) MCP
6 2 (20.00%) UML
6 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (20.00%) LINQ
6 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
6 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008

.NET Consultant
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (20.00%) Umbraco
2 1 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (10.00%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (10.00%) Back Office
1 1 (10.00%) Legal
1 1 (10.00%) Mandarin Language
1 1 (10.00%) Japanese Language
1 1 (10.00%) Korean Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (40.00%) XML
4 3 (30.00%) XSLT
4 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 3 (30.00%) HTML
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) LINQ
5 2 (20.00%) WCF
6 1 (10.00%) WPF
6 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) jQuery
6 1 (10.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
1 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (10.00%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) UML
2 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) Web Development
3 1 (10.00%) Business Development
3 1 (10.00%) Release Management
3 1 (10.00%) Change Control
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) SOA
3 1 (10.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 4 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) MCP
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
Derby, Derbyshire
Robert Walters
Rate: £850 - £1000 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago