The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 157 132 99
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -33
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 716 775 922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.41% 1.64% 2.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.24% 5.84% 7.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 516 600
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £527
UK excluding London average daily rate £344 £310 £320
% change year-on-year
+10.96% -3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 36
Average hourly rate £57.25 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.57% +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.05 £20.65 £20.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.45 £36.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £36.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
.NET Framework
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13671 13271 13053
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.99% 28.04% 28.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 9483 8701 8278
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 177 270 370
Average hourly rate £35.00 £33.50 £34.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.47% -2.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.30 £15.50 £16.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the England region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in England

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in England

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the England region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in England

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the England region over the 3 months to 17 December 2014.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Histogram in England

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the England region over the 3 months to 17 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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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
London -29 293 £403 +3.53% 97
South East -26 122 £350 - 52
East of England +12 70 £375 +27.11% 24
North West -16 56 £325 +4.83% 59
South West -31 52 £350 +14.75% 33
Yorkshire -2 50 £325 +15.04% 50
West Midlands +7 49 £366 +12.53% 31
East Midlands 0 27 £325 +8.33% 20
Midlands -2 3 - -
North East -24 3 £275 - 9
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 1496 (100.00%) .NET
2 1175 (78.54%) C#
3 847 (56.62%) SQL Server
4 822 (54.95%) ASP.NET
5 757 (50.60%) MVC
6 643 (42.98%) JavaScript
7 640 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
8 610 (40.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 589 (39.37%) HTML
10 571 (38.17%) SQL
11 515 (34.43%) Microsoft
12 503 (33.62%) CSS
13 462 (30.88%) WCF
14 455 (30.41%) ASP.NET MVC
15 448 (29.95%) jQuery
16 395 (26.40%) TDD
17 393 (26.27%) Visual Studio
18 331 (22.13%) Web Services
19 306 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
20 297 (19.85%) Scrum
21 266 (17.78%) XML
21 266 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
22 228 (15.24%) Windows
23 224 (14.97%) OO
23 224 (14.97%) Finance
24 223 (14.91%) HTML5
25 207 (13.84%) T-SQL
26 195 (13.03%) WPF
27 185 (12.37%) LINQ
28 183 (12.23%) Oracle

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the England region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 133 (8.89%) SharePoint
2 130 (8.69%) IIS
3 106 (7.09%) CMS
4 62 (4.14%) BizTalk Server
5 55 (3.68%) Sitecore CMS
6 52 (3.48%) Umbraco
6 52 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 47 (3.14%) SharePoint 2010
8 44 (2.94%) Node.js
9 15 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
10 14 (0.94%) Kentico
11 13 (0.87%) Confluence
12 12 (0.80%) JBoss
13 10 (0.67%) Apache
14 9 (0.60%) TIBCO EMS
15 7 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
16 6 (0.40%) DNN
16 6 (0.40%) NServiceBus
16 6 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 6 (0.40%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 137 (9.16%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.21%) MS Office
3 18 (1.20%) MS Visio
4 15 (1.00%) InfoPath
5 13 (0.87%) MS PowerPoint
6 10 (0.67%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) DOC1
8 1 (0.067%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 77 (5.15%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (0.80%) Oracle EBS
3 10 (0.67%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.20%) WebTrends
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.067%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.067%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.067%) Endur
7 1 (0.067%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.067%) Tridion
7 1 (0.067%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.067%) Aligne
7 1 (0.067%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 117 (7.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (2.27%) PaaS
3 8 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
4 7 (0.47%) SaaS
4 7 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.20%) GitHub
5 3 (0.20%) Office 365
6 1 (0.067%) SoftLayer
6 1 (0.067%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.14%) Internet
2 28 (1.87%) HTTP
3 14 (0.94%) Intranet
4 13 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.74%) FTP
6 10 (0.67%) DNS
7 6 (0.40%) DHCP
8 5 (0.33%) Extranet
9 4 (0.27%) HTTPS
9 4 (0.27%) Firewall
10 3 (0.20%) VPN
10 3 (0.20%) LDAP
10 3 (0.20%) AMQP
11 2 (0.13%) NAS
11 2 (0.13%) Modbus
11 2 (0.13%) SMTP
11 2 (0.13%) CTI
11 2 (0.13%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) VLAN
11 2 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 847 (56.62%) SQL Server
2 306 (20.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 120 (8.02%) SQL Server 2012
4 71 (4.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 70 (4.68%) Relational Database
6 66 (4.41%) SQL Server 2005
7 56 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 40 (2.67%) Oracle Database
9 27 (1.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 26 (1.74%) MySQL
11 25 (1.67%) Azure SQL Database
12 24 (1.60%) NoSQL
13 21 (1.40%) MongoDB
14 15 (1.00%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
15 14 (0.94%) Big Data
15 14 (0.94%) SQL Server 2000
16 13 (0.87%) RDBMS
17 10 (0.67%) DTS
18 9 (0.60%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 393 (26.27%) Visual Studio
2 266 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 161 (10.76%) NUnit
4 86 (5.75%) SpecFlow
5 81 (5.41%) MSTest
6 73 (4.88%) Subversion
7 60 (4.01%) Git (software)
8 58 (3.88%) Selenium
9 54 (3.61%) Moq
10 43 (2.87%) Rhino Mocks
11 42 (2.81%) JIRA
12 37 (2.47%) TeamCity
13 28 (1.87%) StyleCop
13 28 (1.87%) Jenkins
14 27 (1.80%) MSBuild
15 26 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
16 20 (1.34%) ReSharper
16 20 (1.34%) CruiseControl
17 17 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 16 (1.07%) WebDriver
General
1 224 (14.97%) Finance
2 91 (6.08%) Banking
3 47 (3.14%) Retail
4 42 (2.81%) Investment Banking
5 40 (2.67%) Marketing
6 33 (2.21%) Front Office
7 22 (1.47%) Back Office
8 14 (0.94%) Publishing
8 14 (0.94%) Telecoms
9 12 (0.80%) Legal
10 10 (0.67%) Financial Institution
11 8 (0.53%) German Language
11 8 (0.53%) Advertising
11 8 (0.53%) Law
12 7 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
13 6 (0.40%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.33%) Manufacturing
15 4 (0.27%) International Banking
15 4 (0.27%) Electronics
16 3 (0.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 1186 (79.28%) Developer
2 682 (45.59%) .NET Developer
3 337 (22.53%) C# Developer
4 239 (15.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 152 (10.16%) Senior Developer
6 115 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
7 101 (6.75%) Web Developer
8 95 (6.35%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 89 (5.95%) Senior .NET Developer
10 74 (4.95%) Architect
11 71 (4.75%) Software Developer
12 52 (3.48%) Analyst
13 39 (2.61%) CRM Developer
14 36 (2.41%) Lead Developer
15 34 (2.27%) .NET Web Developer
16 32 (2.14%) Software Engineer
16 32 (2.14%) SharePoint Developer
17 31 (2.07%) Consultant
17 31 (2.07%) WPF Developer
18 28 (1.87%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1496 (100.00%) .NET
2 822 (54.95%) ASP.NET
3 610 (40.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 589 (39.37%) HTML
5 503 (33.62%) CSS
6 462 (30.88%) WCF
7 455 (30.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 448 (29.95%) jQuery
9 331 (22.13%) Web Services
10 266 (17.78%) XML
11 223 (14.91%) HTML5
12 195 (13.03%) WPF
13 185 (12.37%) LINQ
14 158 (10.56%) Ajax
15 155 (10.36%) ASP.NET Web API
16 135 (9.02%) CSS3
16 135 (9.02%) AngularJS
17 123 (8.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 106 (7.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 104 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 95 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.14%) Inversion of Control
3 54 (3.61%) Computer Science
4 40 (2.67%) User Experience
5 35 (2.34%) N-Tier
6 33 (2.21%) Open Source
7 31 (2.07%) Mobile App
8 30 (2.01%) Enterprise Software
9 24 (1.60%) NHS
10 23 (1.54%) Derivative
11 18 (1.20%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.20%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.14%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.00%) Client/Server
13 15 (1.00%) Mathematics
14 14 (0.94%) Equity Derivative
15 13 (0.87%) Market Risk
16 11 (0.74%) Equities
16 11 (0.74%) W3C
16 11 (0.74%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 228 (15.24%) Windows
2 35 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 31 (2.07%) Apple iOS
4 26 (1.74%) Android
5 25 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 24 (1.60%) Linux
7 19 (1.27%) UNIX
8 11 (0.74%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (0.53%) Windows XP
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.20%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.067%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.067%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (50.60%) MVC
2 640 (42.78%) Agile Software Development
3 395 (26.40%) TDD
4 297 (19.85%) Scrum
5 224 (14.97%) OO
6 156 (10.43%) BDD
7 136 (9.09%) Web Development
8 125 (8.36%) Unit Testing
9 114 (7.62%) SOA
10 104 (6.95%) Continuous Integration
11 101 (6.75%) E-Commerce
12 92 (6.15%) MVVM
13 90 (6.02%) Software Engineering
14 88 (5.88%) OOD
15 86 (5.75%) CRM
16 85 (5.68%) Dependency Injection
17 69 (4.61%) Automated Testing
18 59 (3.94%) OOP
19 50 (3.34%) Workflow
20 49 (3.28%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 1175 (78.54%) C#
2 643 (42.98%) JavaScript
3 571 (38.17%) SQL
4 207 (13.84%) T-SQL
5 121 (8.09%) Java
6 114 (7.62%) VB.NET
7 70 (4.68%) PL/SQL
8 49 (3.28%) PowerShell
9 39 (2.61%) VB
10 37 (2.47%) C++
11 30 (2.01%) VBScript
12 29 (1.94%) PHP
13 23 (1.54%) XAML
14 20 (1.34%) Python
15 19 (1.27%) C
15 19 (1.27%) Ruby
16 11 (0.74%) VBA
17 10 (0.67%) VB6
18 9 (0.60%) Scala
19 7 (0.47%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 108 (7.22%) Degree
2 46 (3.07%) Security Cleared
3 36 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 24 (1.60%) SC Cleared
5 10 (0.67%) ISEB
6 9 (0.60%) MCSE
7 8 (0.53%) MCTS
8 6 (0.40%) MCSD
9 5 (0.33%) MCITP
9 5 (0.33%) BC Cleared
10 4 (0.27%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.27%) MCP
10 4 (0.27%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.27%) CCNA
10 4 (0.27%) MCPD
10 4 (0.27%) LPIC
11 2 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.13%) MCAD
11 2 (0.13%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.01%) QA
2 8 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.47%) WCAG
4 6 (0.40%) SLA
5 5 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 4 (0.27%) HL7
7 3 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.13%) WAI
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
9 1 (0.067%) Dodd-Frank
9 1 (0.067%) MiFID
9 1 (0.067%) COBIT
System Software
1 37 (2.47%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (0.20%) vSphere
4 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 2 (0.13%) UAG
4 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
5 1 (0.067%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 10 (0.67%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.53%) Puppet
3 6 (0.40%) Control-M
4 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.13%) WMI
5 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
6 1 (0.067%) CA SiteMinder
6 1 (0.067%) SCCM
6 1 (0.067%) SCOM
Vendors
1 515 (34.43%) Microsoft
2 183 (12.23%) Oracle
3 75 (5.01%) Sitecore
4 26 (1.74%) Telerik
5 25 (1.67%) EPiServer
6 18 (1.20%) Infragistics
7 17 (1.14%) DevExpress
8 16 (1.07%) Ektron
8 16 (1.07%) Twitter
9 13 (0.87%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (0.80%) IBM
11 11 (0.74%) SAP
12 10 (0.67%) Sybase
12 10 (0.67%) TIBCO
13 9 (0.60%) Open Text
14 7 (0.47%) VMware
14 7 (0.47%) Zend
15 6 (0.40%) Typemock
15 6 (0.40%) Red Gate
15 6 (0.40%) Xamarin
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