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 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
.NET Programmer
Rank 609 574 517
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -57
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Programmer 17 31 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.061% 0.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.064% 0.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 21 50
Average daily rate £364 £328 £319
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.06% +2.74%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £527 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £313 £283
% change year-on-year
+16.00% +10.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £25.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £25.50

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
48768 48345 46356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 94.58% 94.48% 94.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 31355 30091 27314
Average daily rate £413 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £565
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1699 1902 2042
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.22 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.62% -1.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

.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 14 February 2016.

.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 19 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 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -24 16 £364 +11.06% 40
London +1 6 £418 +12.83% 10
West Midlands -13 3 £363 +20.83% 2
South East +1 2 £325 -2.25% 7
East of England -1 2 - - 10
Birmingham -3 2 £351 - 2
Kent -5 2 £325 +3.17% 1
Yorkshire -11 2 £350 +21.73% 1
Maidstone - 2 £325 -
Stevenage - 2 - -
Hertfordshire - 2 - - 2
City of London +46 1 £418 -20.85% 2
West Yorkshire -8 1 - -
Leeds -18 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £450 -
Sheffield - 1 £350 - 1
Coventry - 1 £365 -
North West - 1 £450 - 2
South Yorkshire - 1 £350 - 1

.NET Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (90.20%) C#
3 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
4 29 (56.86%) SQL
5 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET
5 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
7 19 (37.25%) HTML
8 18 (35.29%) MVC
9 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
10 15 (29.41%) TDD
11 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
12 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
13 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
13 12 (23.53%) CSS
14 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
14 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
15 10 (19.61%) XML
15 10 (19.61%) Finance
15 10 (19.61%) WinForms
15 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
16 9 (17.65%) HTML5
16 9 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (17.65%) ADO.NET
16 9 (17.65%) C++
16 9 (17.65%) jQuery
17 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
17 8 (15.69%) Windows
17 8 (15.69%) Big Data
17 8 (15.69%) Windows 8

.NET Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 (9.80%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.92%) Node.js
3 2 (3.92%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (9.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.92%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.92%) MS Office
3 1 (1.96%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (3.92%) SmartPlant
2 1 (1.96%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.92%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.96%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.92%) Intranet
2 1 (1.96%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (70.59%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.69%) Big Data
3 7 (13.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (5.88%) Crystal Reports
4 3 (5.88%) Oracle Database
4 3 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.92%) MS Access
6 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (31.37%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (25.49%) Visual Studio
3 8 (15.69%) Jenkins
4 4 (7.84%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.84%) Subversion
5 1 (1.96%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.96%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.96%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.96%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 10 (19.61%) Finance
2 2 (3.92%) Legal
2 2 (3.92%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.96%) Advertising
3 1 (1.96%) Law
3 1 (1.96%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (100.00%) .NET
2 25 (49.02%) ASP.NET
3 19 (37.25%) HTML
4 12 (23.53%) .NET Framework
4 12 (23.53%) CSS
5 10 (19.61%) ASP.NET MVC
5 10 (19.61%) WinForms
5 10 (19.61%) XML
6 9 (17.65%) ADO.NET
6 9 (17.65%) HTML5
6 9 (17.65%) jQuery
7 7 (13.73%) Entity Framework
7 7 (13.73%) Web Services
8 6 (11.76%) XSLT
9 5 (9.80%) AngularJS
9 5 (9.80%) WPF
10 4 (7.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web API
11 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 2 (3.92%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.92%) Data Structures
1 2 (3.92%) Life Science
2 1 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.96%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.69%) Windows
1 8 (15.69%) Windows 7
1 8 (15.69%) Windows 8
2 1 (1.96%) Android
2 1 (1.96%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.96%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (49.02%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (35.29%) MVC
3 15 (29.41%) TDD
4 11 (21.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (17.65%) Continuous Delivery
6 6 (11.76%) Web Development
7 5 (9.80%) CRM
7 5 (9.80%) Scrum
7 5 (9.80%) SDLC
7 5 (9.80%) Software Engineering
8 4 (7.84%) Waterfall
8 4 (7.84%) Workflow
9 3 (5.88%) OO
9 3 (5.88%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.92%) Document Management
10 2 (3.92%) Front End Development
10 2 (3.92%) Kanban
10 2 (3.92%) Knowledge Management
10 2 (3.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (90.20%) C#
2 29 (56.86%) SQL
3 14 (27.45%) JavaScript
4 11 (21.57%) T-SQL
5 9 (17.65%) C++
6 8 (15.69%) PowerShell
6 8 (15.69%) VB.NET
7 2 (3.92%) Python
7 2 (3.92%) VB
7 2 (3.92%) XAML
8 1 (1.96%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
1 2 (3.92%) SC Cleared
1 2 (3.92%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 21 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.84%) Oracle
3 2 (3.92%) Intergraph
3 2 (3.92%) Xamarin
4 1 (1.96%) IBM
4 1 (1.96%) iManage
4 1 (1.96%) Telerik
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