The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Programmer
Rank 561 518 527
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +9
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 32 50 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.059% 0.098% 0.099%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 44 32
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.25% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Job Titles Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
50509 47198 53521
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.39% 92.49% 92.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 30674 27610 29823
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £560
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1993 2137 2716
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £19.19
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -6.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

.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 25 July 2014.

.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 30 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 25 July 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 -46 30 £375 +15.38% 25
London +2 14 £388 +1.30% 12
South East -17 6 £300 -7.69% 3
South West -26 6 £375 -28.57% 2
Oxfordshire +1 4 £300 - 1
City of London +18 3 £475 - 6
Swindon 0 2 - - 1
Kent 0 2 £333 +20.90%
East Midlands -4 2 £375 +28.20% 1
Wiltshire -8 2 - - 1
East of England -25 2 £325 -7.14% 2
Scotland - 2 £325 - 2
Nottinghamshire +11 1 £280 -12.50%
Northampton -1 1 £375 +50.00% 1
Northamptonshire -2 1 £375 +50.00% 1
Birmingham -6 1 £375 -37.50%
West Midlands -20 1 £375 +13.63% 2
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Leicester - 1 £375 -
Edinburgh - 1 £350 - 2
Nottingham - 1 £280 -
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Peterborough - 1 - -
Poole - - - -
Reading - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Redhill - - - -
Reigate - - - -

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 58 (85.29%) C#
3 45 (66.18%) ASP.NET
4 43 (63.24%) SQL Server
5 34 (50.00%) MVC
6 33 (48.53%) SQL
7 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
8 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET MVC
9 25 (36.76%) HTML
10 24 (35.29%) WCF
11 22 (32.35%) .NET Framework
12 18 (26.47%) jQuery
13 17 (25.00%) TDD
13 17 (25.00%) CSS
14 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
14 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
15 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
15 15 (22.06%) Scrum
15 15 (22.06%) Web Services
16 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
16 14 (20.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 13 (19.12%) LINQ
17 13 (19.12%) XML
17 13 (19.12%) Windows
18 11 (16.18%) WPF
18 11 (16.18%) Finance
18 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
19 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 9 (13.24%) T-SQL
20 8 (11.76%) OO

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 5 (7.35%) SharePoint
2 3 (4.41%) IIS
3 2 (2.94%) CMS
3 2 (2.94%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.47%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.47%) Kentico
4 1 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Office
2 4 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.47%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 4 (5.88%) Markit EDM
2 2 (2.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.47%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.88%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.47%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (63.24%) SQL Server
2 16 (23.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (5.88%) QlikView
6 4 (5.88%) Data Mining
7 3 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (4.41%) Couchbase
7 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
7 3 (4.41%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.94%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (2.94%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.47%) MySQL
9 1 (1.47%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (1.47%) Neo4j
9 1 (1.47%) Big Data
9 1 (1.47%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.47%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 11 (16.18%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.29%) NUnit
2 7 (10.29%) Subversion
3 5 (7.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (5.88%) Hudson
4 4 (5.88%) SpecFlow
4 4 (5.88%) Jenkins
4 4 (5.88%) Visual Studio Team System
5 3 (4.41%) MSBuild
6 2 (2.94%) Rhino Mocks
6 2 (2.94%) TeamCity
6 2 (2.94%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
7 1 (1.47%) ReSharper
7 1 (1.47%) Selenium
7 1 (1.47%) NuGet
General
1 11 (16.18%) Finance
2 3 (4.41%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.41%) Banking
2 3 (4.41%) Marketing
3 2 (2.94%) Retail
3 2 (2.94%) Investment Banking
3 2 (2.94%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.47%) Games
4 1 (1.47%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (100.00%) .NET
2 45 (66.18%) ASP.NET
3 27 (39.71%) ASP.NET MVC
4 25 (36.76%) HTML
5 24 (35.29%) WCF
6 22 (32.35%) .NET Framework
7 18 (26.47%) jQuery
8 17 (25.00%) CSS
9 15 (22.06%) Web Services
10 14 (20.59%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 13 (19.12%) LINQ
11 13 (19.12%) XML
12 11 (16.18%) WPF
13 9 (13.24%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 8 (11.76%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 7 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web API
15 7 (10.29%) REST
15 7 (10.29%) HTML5
15 7 (10.29%) ADO.NET
16 6 (8.82%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.41%) Client/Server
2 3 (4.41%) GIS
3 2 (2.94%) W3C
3 2 (2.94%) DTV
4 1 (1.47%) Statistics
4 1 (1.47%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.47%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.12%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (50.00%) MVC
2 17 (25.00%) TDD
3 16 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (22.06%) Software Engineering
4 15 (22.06%) Scrum
5 8 (11.76%) OO
6 7 (10.29%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (8.82%) UML
7 6 (8.82%) Risk Management
8 5 (7.35%) Workflow
8 5 (7.35%) Data Modelling
8 5 (7.35%) ETL
8 5 (7.35%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (7.35%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (7.35%) Asset Management
9 4 (5.88%) Business Analysis
9 4 (5.88%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.88%) Waterfall
9 4 (5.88%) Web Application Development
10 3 (4.41%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 58 (85.29%) C#
2 33 (48.53%) SQL
3 30 (44.12%) JavaScript
4 9 (13.24%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.29%) VB.NET
6 4 (5.88%) VB6
6 4 (5.88%) VB
7 3 (4.41%) XAML
8 2 (2.94%) VBScript
9 1 (1.47%) ActionScript
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.47%) C++
9 1 (1.47%) Java
9 1 (1.47%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) F#
9 1 (1.47%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (2.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Control-M
Vendors
1 14 (20.59%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.94%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.94%) Twitter
3 2 (2.94%) Oracle
3 2 (2.94%) ION Trading
3 2 (2.94%) SAP
3 2 (2.94%) Google
4 1 (1.47%) Telerik
4 1 (1.47%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.47%) Sage
4 1 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.47%) Facebook
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