The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the UK that had .NET Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
.NET Programmer
UK
Rank 585 595 580
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -15
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 10 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.046% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.024% 0.049% 0.068%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 26
Median daily rate £600 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+71.42% -2.77%
UK excluding London median daily rate £310 £365 £360
% change year-on-year
-15.06% +1.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
42409 47285 47247
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.74% 94.77% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 27591 30033 29769
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1510 1731 1882
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.61 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

.NET Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of IT contracts that featured .NET Programmer in the job title.

.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 17 January 2017.

.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 8 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 17 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +1 9 £600 +71.42% 9
London +8 8 £600 +71.42%
South East +17 1 - - 5
Fife - 1 £310 -
Scotland - 1 £310 - 1
Dunfermline - 1 £310 -
Egham - 1 - -
Surrey - 1 - -

.NET Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, .NET Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads featuring .NET Programmer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (85.00%) C#
3 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
4 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (60.00%) MVC
6 10 (50.00%) Front Office
6 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
7 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (45.00%) SOA
8 8 (40.00%) Entity Framework
9 7 (35.00%) WCF
10 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
10 6 (30.00%) Scrum
10 6 (30.00%) Fixed Income
10 6 (30.00%) Equities
11 5 (25.00%) Finance
11 5 (25.00%) Banking
11 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
11 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
11 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
11 5 (25.00%) VBA
11 5 (25.00%) SQL
11 5 (25.00%) Fund Management
12 4 (20.00%) Analytics
12 4 (20.00%) Quantitative Finance
12 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
12 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
12 4 (20.00%) Sybase
12 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking

.NET Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.00%) IIS
1 1 (5.00%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (5.00%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (15.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 10 (50.00%) Front Office
2 5 (25.00%) Banking
2 5 (25.00%) Finance
3 4 (20.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (50.00%) .NET Framework
3 8 (40.00%) Entity Framework
4 7 (35.00%) WCF
5 5 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
6 3 (15.00%) jQuery
6 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (10.00%) CSS
7 2 (10.00%) HTML
7 2 (10.00%) SOAP
7 2 (10.00%) WPF
7 2 (10.00%) XSLT
8 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 1 (5.00%) Kendo UI
8 1 (5.00%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Equities
1 6 (30.00%) Fixed Income
2 4 (20.00%) Credit Risk
2 4 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 2 (10.00%) Data Integration
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.00%) Derivative
4 1 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) Android
1 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (60.00%) MVC
3 9 (45.00%) SOA
4 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
4 6 (30.00%) Scrum
5 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
5 5 (25.00%) Fund Management
6 4 (20.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Quantitative Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Risk Management
7 3 (15.00%) Line Management
7 3 (15.00%) Web Design
8 2 (10.00%) CRM
8 2 (10.00%) Project Management
8 2 (10.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Workflow
9 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
9 1 (5.00%) OO
9 1 (5.00%) OOP
9 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (85.00%) C#
2 9 (45.00%) JavaScript
3 5 (25.00%) SQL
3 5 (25.00%) VBA
4 3 (15.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) C++
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) Degree
1 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Sybase