The table below looks at the statistics for the .NET Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Programmer
Rank 604 595 544
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -51
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 21 21 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.038% 0.084%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.039% 0.041% 0.090%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 16 38
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£340 £375 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.33% +17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £293 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £402 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £300 £280
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 - -

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
54347 51343 48877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.79% 92.32% 92.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 34673 31061 29030
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £235
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 2003 1976 2120
Average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

.NET Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Trend

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

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Programmer
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

.NET Programmer Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend

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

.NET Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Programmer
Top 27 Contract Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 28 August 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 -13 20 £338 -10.00% 9
South East -15 9 £340 +13.33% 1
Hampshire - 6 £340 -
West Midlands +3 5 £300 -20.00% 1
Staffordshire - 3 £300 -
Burton-upon-Trent - 3 £300 -
London +10 2 £410 +7.54% 7
South West -10 2 £335 +11.66%
Milton Keynes - 2 - -
Farnborough - 2 £333 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 - -
Birmingham +6 1 £400 +6.66% 1
City of London +2 1 £410 +9.33% 3
Tyne and Wear -25 1 - -
North East -25 1 - -
Oxfordshire -26 1 - - 1
North Yorkshire - 1 - -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 - - 1
Torquay - 1 - -
Wolverhampton - 1 £180 -
Devon - 1 - -
Dorset - 1 £335 -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 -
Scotland - 1 £350 -
Yorkshire - 1 - -

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (76.47%) C#
3 17 (50.00%) SQL
4 16 (47.06%) .NET Framework
5 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
5 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
6 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
7 12 (35.29%) VB
8 11 (32.35%) VB.NET
8 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
9 10 (29.41%) WCF
9 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
10 9 (26.47%) Entity Framework
10 9 (26.47%) MVC
11 8 (23.53%) CSS
11 8 (23.53%) XML
11 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (20.59%) SDLC
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
12 7 (20.59%) HTML
12 7 (20.59%) Finance
13 6 (17.65%) XAML
13 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
13 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
13 6 (17.65%) TDD
13 6 (17.65%) WinForms
13 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (17.65%) Relational Database

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs within the UK 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 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (2.94%) MQSeries
2 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.94%) Kentico
Applications
1 5 (14.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.94%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.94%) Unica
1 1 (2.94%) SmartPlant
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) Internet
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (5.88%) MS Access
4 2 (5.88%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
5 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.94%) RDBMS
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (44.12%) Visual Studio
2 8 (23.53%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (5.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
3 2 (5.88%) AccuRev
4 1 (2.94%) NUnit
4 1 (2.94%) MSTest
4 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
General
1 7 (20.59%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Law
2 3 (8.82%) Legal
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Marketing
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (47.06%) .NET Framework
3 14 (41.18%) ASP.NET
4 10 (29.41%) WCF
5 9 (26.47%) Entity Framework
6 8 (23.53%) CSS
6 8 (23.53%) XML
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) WinForms
9 5 (14.71%) LINQ
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
10 4 (11.76%) jQuery
10 4 (11.76%) WPF
11 3 (8.82%) Ajax
11 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC
12 2 (5.88%) HTML5
12 2 (5.88%) XSLT
12 2 (5.88%) SOAP
12 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
12 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Life Science
3 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (26.47%) MVC
3 8 (23.53%) Unit Testing
4 7 (20.59%) SDLC
5 6 (17.65%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 5 (14.71%) Scrum
7 4 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 4 (11.76%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.82%) Dependency Injection
8 3 (8.82%) Practice Management
8 3 (8.82%) OO
8 3 (8.82%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) SOA
9 2 (5.88%) Migration
9 2 (5.88%) Data Security
9 2 (5.88%) Systems Analysis
9 2 (5.88%) BDD
9 2 (5.88%) Automated Testing
9 2 (5.88%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 26 (76.47%) C#
2 17 (50.00%) SQL
3 12 (35.29%) VB
4 11 (32.35%) VB.NET
5 7 (20.59%) T-SQL
6 6 (17.65%) XAML
6 6 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) VB6
7 3 (8.82%) VBScript
8 1 (2.94%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.94%) C++
8 1 (2.94%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 2 (5.88%) Telerik
4 1 (2.94%) IBM
4 1 (2.94%) HP
4 1 (2.94%) Intergraph
4 1 (2.94%) InterSystems
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Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
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