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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Programmer
Rank 590 556 554
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -2
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 27 34 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.047% 0.065% 0.078%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.052% 0.070% 0.084%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 26 25
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£363 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £175 £229
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £400 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £215 £325
% change year-on-year
+39.53% -33.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £31.00

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
51806 48814 53474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 90.56% 92.66% 93.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 31840 29382 29897
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 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £568
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2020 2076 2649
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.19
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

.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 1 October 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 1 October 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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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 -26 24 £369 +22.91% 9
London +3 9 £381 -4.68% 3
South East -8 9 £300 +22.44%
City of London +32 5 £375 +7.14% 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 -
Edinburgh -2 3 £338 - 2
Scotland -4 3 £338 - 2
Buckinghamshire +6 2 £425 +13.33%
South West -30 2 £300 -1.63% 1
Milton Keynes - 2 £425 -
Berkshire +17 1 £363 +11.53%
Surrey -1 1 - -
Wiltshire -6 1 - - 1
Swindon -8 1 - - 1
North West -9 1 - - 2
West Midlands -21 1 £225 +28.57% 1
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
North East - 1 - -
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
Manchester - 1 - -
Sunderland - 1 - -
Bristol - 1 £300 -
Burton-upon-Trent - - - -
Cambridge - - - -
Chertsey - - - -
Chester - - - -
Cirencester - - - -
Coventry - - - -
Crewe - - - -
Croydon - - - -

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 48 (81.36%) C#
3 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
4 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
5 30 (50.85%) SQL
6 26 (44.07%) MVC
7 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
8 23 (38.98%) WCF
9 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
10 19 (32.20%) HTML
11 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
12 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
13 15 (25.42%) Web Services
14 14 (23.73%) CSS
14 14 (23.73%) TDD
15 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
16 11 (18.64%) jQuery
16 11 (18.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 11 (18.64%) Scrum
16 11 (18.64%) Finance
17 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
18 9 (15.25%) Windows
18 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
18 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
19 8 (13.56%) XML
20 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
20 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
20 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
20 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
1 3 (5.08%) IIS
2 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
2 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.69%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Markit EDM
2 1 (1.69%) Pivotal CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (15.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 5 (8.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (6.78%) QlikView
6 4 (6.78%) Data Mining
7 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (5.08%) Hadoop
8 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
8 2 (3.39%) Neo4j
8 2 (3.39%) Big Data
8 2 (3.39%) MySQL
8 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
8 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (11.86%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (8.47%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) NUnit
4 3 (5.08%) MSBuild
5 2 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
5 2 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.39%) Subversion
6 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
General
1 11 (18.64%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
4 1 (1.69%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 34 (57.63%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.98%) WCF
4 19 (32.20%) HTML
5 18 (30.51%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (28.81%) .NET Framework
7 15 (25.42%) Web Services
8 14 (23.73%) CSS
9 11 (18.64%) jQuery
9 11 (18.64%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 8 (13.56%) XML
11 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (10.17%) REST
13 5 (8.47%) AngularJS
14 4 (6.78%) JSON
14 4 (6.78%) HTML5
14 4 (6.78%) KnockoutJS
14 4 (6.78%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.17%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.08%) GIS
3 2 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.39%) W3C
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.69%) Open Source
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.25%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (44.07%) MVC
2 24 (40.68%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (23.73%) TDD
4 11 (18.64%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) Software Engineering
6 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.17%) Workflow
6 6 (10.17%) ETL
7 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.47%) OO
7 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.47%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) OOP
8 4 (6.78%) CRM
9 3 (5.08%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (5.08%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 48 (81.36%) C#
2 30 (50.85%) SQL
3 20 (33.90%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
5 7 (11.86%) VB.NET
6 5 (8.47%) VB
7 4 (6.78%) VB6
8 3 (5.08%) VBScript
9 2 (3.39%) F#
9 2 (3.39%) Scala
9 2 (3.39%) XAML
9 2 (3.39%) Java
10 1 (1.69%) VC++
10 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
10 1 (1.69%) C++
10 1 (1.69%) PHP
10 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (5.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Control-M
2 1 (1.69%) logstash
2 1 (1.69%) Kibana
Vendors
1 10 (16.95%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Twitter
3 2 (3.39%) EPiServer
3 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.39%) DevExpress
3 2 (3.39%) Facebook
3 2 (3.39%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.69%) Sage
4 1 (1.69%) Sybase
4 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.69%) Telerik