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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Programmer
Rank 575 532 548
Rank change year-on-year
-43 +16
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 20 46 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.035% 0.086% 0.085%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.093% 0.091%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 41 28
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£374 £323 £306
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.89% +5.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £550 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £300 £278 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
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
52042 49402 53772
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.34% 92.67% 92.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 31512 29330 30174
Average daily rate £400 £400 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2002 2126 2663
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £41.41
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 22 August 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 22 August 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 -51 20 £374 +15.00% 22
London +8 11 £375 -5.06% 11
South East -4 4 £300 -7.69% 4
Oxfordshire - 4 £300 - 2
City of London +33 3 £375 - 1
West Midlands -30 2 £375 +114.28% 1
South West -35 2 £300 -35.13% 1
Northampton +2 1 £375 +50.00%
Birmingham 0 1 £375 -37.50%
Northamptonshire -1 1 £375 +50.00%
East Midlands -1 1 £375 +28.20%
Swindon -7 1 - -
Wiltshire -12 1 - -
Coventry -20 1 £375 +141.93%
Bristol - 1 £300 - 1
Leicestershire - 1 £375 -
Leicester - 1 £375 -
East of England - 1 £325 - 1
Scotland - - - - 1
Gwent - - - -
Merseyside - - - -
Midlands - - - -
North East - - - - 1
North West - - - - 2
Tyne and Wear - - - - 1
Wales - - - -
South Wales - - - -
Letchworth - - - -
Lichfield - - - -
Lincoln - - - -

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 51 (86.44%) C#
3 38 (64.41%) ASP.NET
4 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
5 30 (50.85%) MVC
6 28 (47.46%) SQL
7 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
7 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 23 (38.98%) WCF
8 22 (37.29%) HTML
9 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
10 18 (30.51%) CSS
11 15 (25.42%) Web Services
12 14 (23.73%) TDD
12 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
13 13 (22.03%) jQuery
13 13 (22.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
14 10 (16.95%) Finance
14 10 (16.95%) XML
14 10 (16.95%) Windows
14 10 (16.95%) WPF
14 10 (16.95%) LINQ
15 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
15 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
15 9 (15.25%) Scrum
16 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
16 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
16 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 4 (6.78%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.69%) Kentico
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.69%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Markit EDM
2 2 (3.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (1.69%) Line 500
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (59.32%) SQL Server
2 14 (23.73%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (10.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (6.78%) Data Mining
5 4 (6.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (6.78%) QlikView
6 3 (5.08%) Couchbase
6 3 (5.08%) MongoDB
6 3 (5.08%) NoSQL
6 3 (5.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.39%) MySQL
7 2 (3.39%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (3.39%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (3.39%) Big Data
7 2 (3.39%) Neo4j
7 2 (3.39%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (13.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.47%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (6.78%) NUnit
4 3 (5.08%) MSBuild
4 3 (5.08%) TeamCity
4 3 (5.08%) Subversion
5 2 (3.39%) Rhino Mocks
6 1 (1.69%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.69%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.69%) Hudson
6 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio Team System
6 1 (1.69%) Selenium
6 1 (1.69%) ClearQuest
General
1 10 (16.95%) Finance
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
2 3 (5.08%) Banking
2 3 (5.08%) Retail
2 3 (5.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.39%) Electronics
3 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.69%) Games
4 1 (1.69%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (100.00%) .NET
2 38 (64.41%) ASP.NET
3 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET MVC
3 23 (38.98%) WCF
4 22 (37.29%) HTML
5 19 (32.20%) .NET Framework
6 18 (30.51%) CSS
7 15 (25.42%) Web Services
8 13 (22.03%) jQuery
8 13 (22.03%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 10 (16.95%) XML
9 10 (16.95%) WPF
9 10 (16.95%) LINQ
10 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 8 (13.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 7 (11.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (10.17%) ADO.NET
12 6 (10.17%) HTML5
12 6 (10.17%) REST
13 5 (8.47%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) N-Tier
2 3 (5.08%) GIS
3 2 (3.39%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.39%) DTV
3 2 (3.39%) W3C
4 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.69%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.69%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (16.95%) Windows
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (50.85%) MVC
2 14 (23.73%) TDD
3 13 (22.03%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (22.03%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.25%) Scrum
5 7 (11.86%) OO
6 6 (10.17%) Risk Management
6 6 (10.17%) ETL
7 5 (8.47%) Continuous Integration
7 5 (8.47%) UML
7 5 (8.47%) Data Modelling
7 5 (8.47%) Asset Management
7 5 (8.47%) Systems Analysis
7 5 (8.47%) Workflow
8 4 (6.78%) Migration
8 4 (6.78%) Business Analysis
8 4 (6.78%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.78%) Unit Testing
8 4 (6.78%) Waterfall
8 4 (6.78%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 51 (86.44%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) SQL
3 23 (38.98%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.25%) T-SQL
5 6 (10.17%) VB.NET
6 3 (5.08%) VB
6 3 (5.08%) VB6
6 3 (5.08%) XAML
7 2 (3.39%) VBScript
7 2 (3.39%) Java
7 2 (3.39%) F#
7 2 (3.39%) Scala
8 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.69%) VC++
8 1 (1.69%) C++
8 1 (1.69%) PHP
8 1 (1.69%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.69%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 2 (3.39%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (6.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 9 (15.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Twitter
2 3 (5.08%) EPiServer
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
3 2 (3.39%) Google
3 2 (3.39%) ION Trading
3 2 (3.39%) SAP
3 2 (3.39%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (3.39%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.39%) Facebook
4 1 (1.69%) DevExpress
4 1 (1.69%) Sage
4 1 (1.69%) Sybase
4 1 (1.69%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.69%) Telerik
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