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 December 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 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Programmer
Rank 566 519 524
Rank change year-on-year
-47 +5
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 20 57 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.11% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.12% 0.083%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 37 17
Average daily rate
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£371 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £553 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £291 £310
% change year-on-year
+23.60% -6.04%
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
50176 47637 45728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 92.03% 92.46% 92.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 32014 28679 25821
Average daily rate £400 £400 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £575 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2025 2106 2605
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

.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 December 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 December 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 -60 20 £371 +6.07% 13
South East -28 7 £396 -0.93% 4
London +4 5 £550 +37.50% 5
South West -31 4 £375 +15.38% 1
Dorset - 3 £375 - 1
Bournemouth - 3 £375 - 1
Kent -2 2 - -
East of England -12 2 £360 +57.20%
Hampshire -20 2 - - 2
Hertfordshire - 2 £360 -
Berkshire +6 1 £368 - 1
Birmingham -2 1 £275 - 1
City of London -4 1 £375 +13.20% 1
West Midlands -9 1 £275 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 £325 -
Staffordshire - 1 £275 -
Surrey - 1 - - 1
Woking - 1 - -
Cirencester - 1 £325 -
Croydon - - - -
Dorking - - - -
Edinburgh - - - -
Egham - - - - 1
Guildford - - - -
Leeds - - - - 1
Leicester - - - -
Wolverhampton - - - -
Worcester - - - -
Bedfordshire - - - -
Bracknell - - - -

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 39 (84.78%) C#
3 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
4 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET
5 18 (39.13%) SQL
5 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (36.96%) WCF
7 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
8 12 (26.09%) HTML
8 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
8 12 (26.09%) TDD
9 11 (23.91%) MVC
9 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
10 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
10 9 (19.57%) CSS
10 9 (19.57%) Web Services
10 9 (19.57%) jQuery
10 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
11 8 (17.39%) Scrum
12 7 (15.22%) XML
12 7 (15.22%) N-Tier
12 7 (15.22%) TeamCity
12 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
13 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
13 6 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (10.87%) Oracle
14 5 (10.87%) Finance

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 (8.70%) CMS
1 4 (8.70%) Sitecore CMS
2 3 (6.52%) IIS
3 1 (2.17%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.17%) Kentico
3 1 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (4.35%) SmartPlant
2 1 (2.17%) Pivotal CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (15.22%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (6.52%) Hadoop
5 2 (4.35%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.35%) Big Data
5 2 (4.35%) MS Access
5 2 (4.35%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.35%) MySQL
6 1 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) Visual Studio
2 7 (15.22%) TeamCity
3 5 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.52%) NUnit
4 3 (6.52%) Subversion
5 2 (4.35%) Moq
6 1 (2.17%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.17%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.17%) Selenium
General
1 5 (10.87%) Finance
2 4 (8.70%) Banking
2 4 (8.70%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.35%) Front Office
3 2 (4.35%) Retail
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (43.48%) ASP.NET
3 17 (36.96%) WCF
4 12 (26.09%) HTML
5 11 (23.91%) .NET Framework
6 9 (19.57%) jQuery
6 9 (19.57%) CSS
6 9 (19.57%) Web Services
7 7 (15.22%) XML
7 7 (15.22%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (13.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (10.87%) REST
10 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 4 (8.70%) HTML5
10 4 (8.70%) KnockoutJS
11 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 2 (4.35%) RESTful
12 2 (4.35%) Unity DI Container
12 2 (4.35%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) N-Tier
2 3 (6.52%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.35%) Data Structures
3 2 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 2 (4.35%) Derivative
3 2 (4.35%) Credit Risk
4 1 (2.17%) FMCG
4 1 (2.17%) Open Source
4 1 (2.17%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.17%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.17%) Credit Derivative
4 1 (2.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.52%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (26.09%) TDD
3 11 (23.91%) MVC
4 9 (19.57%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (17.39%) Scrum
6 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
7 3 (6.52%) OO
7 3 (6.52%) CRM
7 3 (6.52%) Workflow
7 3 (6.52%) Unit Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Domain-Driven Design
8 2 (4.35%) BDD
8 2 (4.35%) MapReduce
8 2 (4.35%) Big Data Analytics
8 2 (4.35%) User Acceptance Testing
8 2 (4.35%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.35%) OOD
8 2 (4.35%) SOA
8 2 (4.35%) ETL
8 2 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 39 (84.78%) C#
2 18 (39.13%) SQL
3 14 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 9 (19.57%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) XAML
5 4 (8.70%) VB
6 3 (6.52%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.35%) Java
7 2 (4.35%) PL/SQL
7 2 (4.35%) VB6
7 2 (4.35%) F#
7 2 (4.35%) Scala
8 1 (2.17%) VC++
8 1 (2.17%) C++
8 1 (2.17%) COBOL
8 1 (2.17%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) logstash
1 1 (2.17%) Kibana
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (10.87%) Oracle
3 4 (8.70%) Sitecore
4 3 (6.52%) DevExpress
4 3 (6.52%) Twitter
5 2 (4.35%) Facebook
5 2 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (2.17%) Intergraph
6 1 (2.17%) Telerik
6 1 (2.17%) Syncfusion
6 1 (2.17%) Sybase
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First Recruitment Group
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