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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
.NET Programmer
Rank 587 554 526
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -28
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 16 32 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.060% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.064% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 26 43
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£265 £375 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £296 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £265 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
-26.89% +11.53%
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
50919 49737 45816
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.44% 92.58% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 32112 30451 26557
Average daily rate £400 £395 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.26% -1.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £238
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 1925 1987 2121
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -10.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.24 £38.86 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

.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 2 July 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 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 2 July 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 -30 15 £265 -29.33% 7
London -7 6 £250 -40.04% 3
Yorkshire - 3 £265 -
West Midlands +3 2 £300 -20.00% 1
City of London -6 2 £363 -23.68% 1
North Yorkshire - 2 £265 -
Edinburgh +4 1 £350 -
Scotland +3 1 £350 +7.69%
South West -5 1 - - 1
Nottingham -7 1 - -
Devon -9 1 - -
East Midlands -10 1 - -
Nottinghamshire -10 1 - -
South East -24 1 £325 -2.25% 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 - -
North East - 1 - -
South Yorkshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £300 -
West Sussex - 1 £325 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £265 -
Sheffield - 1 - -
Torquay - 1 - -
Wakefield - 1 £265 -
York - 1 £265 -
Gatwick - 1 £325 -
Harrogate - 1 £265 -
Leeds - 1 £265 -
Middlesbrough - 1 - -
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 - -
Bradford - 1 £265 -

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 26 (83.87%) C#
3 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 19 (61.29%) .NET Framework
4 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
4 11 (35.48%) Entity Framework
5 10 (32.26%) WCF
5 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
5 10 (32.26%) XML
5 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
6 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
6 8 (25.81%) TDD
6 8 (25.81%) MVC
6 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
6 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
7 7 (22.58%) VB
7 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
7 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
7 7 (22.58%) HTML
7 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
7 7 (22.58%) WinForms
7 7 (22.58%) jQuery
8 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
8 6 (19.35%) VBScript
9 5 (16.13%) CSS
9 5 (16.13%) OO
9 5 (16.13%) Scrum
9 5 (16.13%) WPF
9 5 (16.13%) LINQ
10 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 1 (3.23%) IIS
1 1 (3.23%) MQSeries
1 1 (3.23%) Kentico
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) FastStats
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Unica
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.68%) Internet
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 8 (25.81%) Relational Database
3 4 (12.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.23%) MS Access
5 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (22.58%) Visual Studio
2 6 (19.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (6.45%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) AccuRev
4 1 (3.23%) NUnit
4 1 (3.23%) MSTest
4 1 (3.23%) MSBuild
General
1 3 (9.68%) Law
1 3 (9.68%) Legal
2 2 (6.45%) Marketing
3 1 (3.23%) Finance
3 1 (3.23%) Banking
3 1 (3.23%) Retail
3 1 (3.23%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (61.29%) .NET Framework
3 11 (35.48%) ASP.NET
3 11 (35.48%) Entity Framework
4 10 (32.26%) XML
4 10 (32.26%) WCF
5 7 (22.58%) HTML
5 7 (22.58%) WinForms
5 7 (22.58%) jQuery
6 5 (16.13%) WPF
6 5 (16.13%) LINQ
6 5 (16.13%) CSS
7 4 (12.90%) HTML5
8 3 (9.68%) XSLT
8 3 (9.68%) Web Services
9 2 (6.45%) SOAP
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (6.45%) REST
9 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.23%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.45%) Client/Server
1 2 (6.45%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.90%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.81%) MVC
1 8 (25.81%) Software Engineering
1 8 (25.81%) TDD
2 5 (16.13%) Scrum
2 5 (16.13%) OO
3 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
4 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
4 3 (9.68%) E-Commerce
4 3 (9.68%) Practice Management
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Web Design
5 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (6.45%) BDD
5 2 (6.45%) Automated Testing
6 1 (3.23%) Business Transformation
6 1 (3.23%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.23%) Microservices
6 1 (3.23%) API Development
6 1 (3.23%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 26 (83.87%) C#
2 19 (61.29%) SQL
3 8 (25.81%) VB.NET
4 7 (22.58%) T-SQL
4 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
4 7 (22.58%) VB
5 6 (19.35%) VBScript
6 4 (12.90%) XAML
7 3 (9.68%) VB6
8 2 (6.45%) C++
9 1 (3.23%) Java
9 1 (3.23%) PL/SQL
9 1 (3.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 10 (32.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.68%) Oracle
3 1 (3.23%) IBM
3 1 (3.23%) InterSystems
3 1 (3.23%) Splunk
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