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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 130 140 132
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 815 726 675
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.51% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 5.46% 5.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 586 503 411
Average daily rate
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£363 £370 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +7.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £480 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 21
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% -
.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
13442 13306 11554
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 27.74% 27.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8992 8932 7437
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 183 168 346
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £16.66 £17.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 22 May 2015.

.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 22 May 2015.

.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 22 May 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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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 +23 389 £375 -6.25% 148
South East +5 122 £343 -2.14% 86
South West +13 68 £350 +6.87% 40
North West -10 57 £393 +12.14% 57
West Midlands +10 56 £400 +28.00% 30
Yorkshire -3 46 £325 +22.64% 48
East of England -28 40 £550 +46.66% 31
East Midlands +1 38 £350 -4.10% 30
North East -2 11 £315 -0.78% 23
Midlands - 2 £300 - 1
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 1559 (100.00%) .NET
2 1285 (82.42%) C#
3 905 (58.05%) SQL Server
4 843 (54.07%) ASP.NET
5 766 (49.13%) MVC
6 719 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
7 684 (43.87%) JavaScript
8 672 (43.10%) Entity Framework
9 588 (37.72%) SQL
10 558 (35.79%) Microsoft
11 536 (34.38%) HTML
12 486 (31.17%) jQuery
13 483 (30.98%) WCF
14 460 (29.51%) ASP.NET MVC
15 445 (28.54%) CSS
16 411 (26.36%) TDD
17 410 (26.30%) Web Services
18 382 (24.50%) Scrum
19 349 (22.39%) XML
20 336 (21.55%) Visual Studio
21 282 (18.09%) OO
22 265 (17.00%) Finance
23 255 (16.36%) LINQ
24 250 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
25 237 (15.20%) Windows
26 232 (14.88%) T-SQL
27 220 (14.11%) Unit Testing
28 217 (13.92%) AngularJS
29 205 (13.15%) Team Foundation Server
30 182 (11.67%) HTML5

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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
1 115 (7.38%) IIS
2 108 (6.93%) CMS
3 106 (6.80%) SharePoint
4 85 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
5 46 (2.95%) Umbraco
5 46 (2.95%) Node.js
6 42 (2.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 35 (2.25%) SharePoint 2013
8 30 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
9 28 (1.80%) Kentico
10 15 (0.96%) MQSeries
11 13 (0.83%) Confluence
12 12 (0.77%) Apache
13 9 (0.58%) Documentum
13 9 (0.58%) Sitefinity
13 9 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
14 8 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.45%) Tomcat
15 7 (0.45%) WebSphere
15 7 (0.45%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 144 (9.24%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.99%) MS Office
3 24 (1.54%) MS PowerPoint
3 24 (1.54%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.45%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 55 (3.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (0.96%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
3 8 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
3 8 (0.51%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
5 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) Aligne
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) Summit
6 2 (0.13%) Maximo
6 2 (0.13%) Endur
7 1 (0.064%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.064%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 96 (6.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.05%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.83%) SaaS
4 8 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 8 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.45%) Office 365
5 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.38%) IaaS
7 1 (0.064%) Yammer
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 68 (4.36%) HTTP
2 29 (1.86%) Internet
3 12 (0.77%) SSL
3 12 (0.77%) FTP
4 7 (0.45%) VPN
5 6 (0.38%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.32%) 802.15
6 5 (0.32%) ZigBee
6 5 (0.32%) OpenVPN
7 4 (0.26%) AMQP
7 4 (0.26%) Intranet
7 4 (0.26%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.19%) Skype
8 3 (0.19%) NAS
9 2 (0.13%) LDAP
9 2 (0.13%) Broadband
9 2 (0.13%) DNS
10 1 (0.064%) SAN
10 1 (0.064%) MPLS
10 1 (0.064%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 905 (58.05%) SQL Server
2 250 (16.04%) SQL Server 2008
3 144 (9.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 110 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 89 (5.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 82 (5.26%) Relational Database
7 65 (4.17%) Oracle Database
8 57 (3.66%) MongoDB
9 51 (3.27%) SQL Server 2005
10 48 (3.08%) NoSQL
11 36 (2.31%) MySQL
12 31 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 28 (1.80%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.35%) Oracle Database 11g
15 19 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
16 18 (1.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 18 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
17 17 (1.09%) Hadoop
18 15 (0.96%) RDBMS
19 13 (0.83%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 336 (21.55%) Visual Studio
2 205 (13.15%) Team Foundation Server
3 134 (8.60%) NUnit
4 68 (4.36%) Subversion
5 53 (3.40%) Selenium
6 50 (3.21%) SpecFlow
7 49 (3.14%) MSTest
7 49 (3.14%) Git (software)
8 46 (2.95%) TeamCity
9 36 (2.31%) ReSharper
10 34 (2.18%) Moq
10 34 (2.18%) JIRA
11 32 (2.05%) Rhino Mocks
12 23 (1.48%) WebDriver
13 19 (1.22%) MSBuild
14 18 (1.15%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 14 (0.90%) Cucumber
16 13 (0.83%) StyleCop
16 13 (0.83%) Fiddler
17 11 (0.71%) MSI
General
1 265 (17.00%) Finance
2 108 (6.93%) Banking
3 66 (4.23%) Investment Banking
4 51 (3.27%) Retail
5 35 (2.25%) Front Office
5 35 (2.25%) Law
6 31 (1.99%) Back Office
7 27 (1.73%) Marketing
8 23 (1.48%) Legal
9 21 (1.35%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.03%) Publishing
11 13 (0.83%) Financial Institution
12 12 (0.77%) Telecoms
13 10 (0.64%) Advertising
13 10 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
14 6 (0.38%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.32%) Local Government
16 4 (0.26%) Games
16 4 (0.26%) Military
17 3 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1200 (76.97%) Developer
2 686 (44.00%) .NET Developer
3 343 (22.00%) C# Developer
4 247 (15.84%) C# .NET Developer
5 160 (10.26%) ASP.NET Developer
6 118 (7.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 113 (7.25%) Architect
8 103 (6.61%) Senior Developer
9 99 (6.35%) Web Developer
10 77 (4.94%) Analyst
11 71 (4.55%) Software Developer
12 48 (3.08%) Senior .NET Developer
13 45 (2.89%) SQL Developer
14 42 (2.69%) Solutions Architect
14 42 (2.69%) Applications Developer
15 40 (2.57%) Agile .NET Developer
16 37 (2.37%) Software Engineer
16 37 (2.37%) .NET Web Developer
17 35 (2.25%) SharePoint Developer
18 34 (2.18%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1559 (100.00%) .NET
2 843 (54.07%) ASP.NET
3 672 (43.10%) Entity Framework
4 536 (34.38%) HTML
5 486 (31.17%) jQuery
6 483 (30.98%) WCF
7 460 (29.51%) ASP.NET MVC
8 445 (28.54%) CSS
9 410 (26.30%) Web Services
10 349 (22.39%) XML
11 255 (16.36%) LINQ
12 217 (13.92%) AngularJS
13 182 (11.67%) HTML5
14 180 (11.55%) WPF
14 180 (11.55%) ASP.NET Web API
15 165 (10.58%) Ajax
16 130 (8.34%) JSON
17 122 (7.83%) SOAP
18 114 (7.31%) CSS3
19 107 (6.86%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 86 (5.52%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 67 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 47 (3.01%) Inversion of Control
5 38 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 38 (2.44%) Client/Server
6 37 (2.37%) Open Source
7 35 (2.25%) User Experience
8 32 (2.05%) Derivative
9 30 (1.92%) Management Information System
10 21 (1.35%) Mobile App
11 20 (1.28%) GIS
12 14 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (0.71%) Visualisation
14 10 (0.64%) Kindle
15 8 (0.51%) iPad
15 8 (0.51%) Algorithms
15 8 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 7 (0.45%) Fixed Income
16 7 (0.45%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 237 (15.20%) Windows
2 30 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (1.86%) Linux
4 23 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
4 23 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (1.41%) UNIX
6 20 (1.28%) Android
7 11 (0.71%) Apple iOS
8 6 (0.38%) Windows CE
9 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.19%) MVS
12 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
13 1 (0.064%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.064%) SUSE
13 1 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 766 (49.13%) MVC
2 719 (46.12%) Agile Software Development
3 411 (26.36%) TDD
4 382 (24.50%) Scrum
5 282 (18.09%) OO
6 220 (14.11%) Unit Testing
7 164 (10.52%) BDD
8 135 (8.66%) SOA
9 117 (7.50%) Web Development
10 110 (7.06%) OOD
11 108 (6.93%) E-Commerce
12 105 (6.74%) Continuous Integration
13 103 (6.61%) CRM
14 93 (5.97%) Software Engineering
15 79 (5.07%) UML
16 75 (4.81%) OOP
16 75 (4.81%) Workflow
17 66 (4.23%) Data Modelling
18 58 (3.72%) Multithreading
19 56 (3.59%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1285 (82.42%) C#
2 684 (43.87%) JavaScript
3 588 (37.72%) SQL
4 232 (14.88%) T-SQL
5 131 (8.40%) VB.NET
6 115 (7.38%) Java
7 90 (5.77%) VB
8 45 (2.89%) Ruby
9 37 (2.37%) C++
10 29 (1.86%) VBScript
11 26 (1.67%) PL/SQL
12 25 (1.60%) PowerShell
13 18 (1.15%) VBA
14 17 (1.09%) PHP
14 17 (1.09%) XAML
15 16 (1.03%) C
16 14 (0.90%) Python
17 13 (0.83%) XPath
17 13 (0.83%) Scala
18 11 (0.71%) VB6
Qualifications
1 120 (7.70%) Degree
2 91 (5.84%) Security Cleared
3 47 (3.01%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (1.54%) ISEB
6 21 (1.35%) DV Cleared
7 12 (0.77%) MCP
8 8 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.45%) MCSD
10 6 (0.38%) MCPD
10 6 (0.38%) MCAD
11 5 (0.32%) HND
12 3 (0.19%) MCSE
13 2 (0.13%) MCTS
13 2 (0.13%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.13%) CISSP
14 1 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
14 1 (0.064%) CCNA
14 1 (0.064%) CCDA
14 1 (0.064%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (3.14%) QA
2 18 (1.15%) ISO 9000
3 16 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.32%) SLA
6 4 (0.26%) GxP
7 3 (0.19%) Dodd-Frank
7 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.064%) WCAG
9 1 (0.064%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.064%) BS25999
9 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
System Software
1 11 (0.71%) ISA Server
1 11 (0.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.32%) Firmware
3 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.13%) Samba
5 1 (0.064%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.064%) GridGain
5 1 (0.064%) UAG
Systems Management
1 20 (1.28%) Puppet
2 14 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.38%) StatsD
4 5 (0.32%) Control-M
5 3 (0.19%) WMI
5 3 (0.19%) SCOM
6 2 (0.13%) SCCM
6 2 (0.13%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.064%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.064%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 558 (35.79%) Microsoft
2 179 (11.48%) Oracle
3 53 (3.40%) Sitecore
4 43 (2.76%) EPiServer
5 37 (2.37%) Telerik
6 29 (1.86%) IBM
7 28 (1.80%) Twitter
8 26 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
9 23 (1.48%) DevExpress
10 21 (1.35%) SAP
10 21 (1.35%) Infragistics
11 17 (1.09%) TIBCO
12 16 (1.03%) Tableau
12 16 (1.03%) Adobe
13 13 (0.83%) Google
13 13 (0.83%) Ektron
14 11 (0.71%) Kofax
15 10 (0.64%) Remedy
15 10 (0.64%) Business Objects
16 8 (0.51%) Aprimo
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £48000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Spencer Rose
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Up to £320 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Woodrow Mercer Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Connectus
Rate: £444.44 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connectus
Rate: £335 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Durham, County Durham
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
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Greater Manchester
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
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Farnborough, Hampshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + Competitive
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London
Marcus Donald People
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £500 per day + £500 / Day
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