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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 144 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-40 +17
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 796 935 885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.53% 1.97% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.58% 6.70% 6.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 515 654 511
Average daily rate
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£355 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £328 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.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
14258 13964 14703
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.32% 29.38% 27.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 9377 9158 8924
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 246 347
Average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.69 £16.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 18 September 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
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 18 September 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 -40 321 £409 -6.03% 116
South East -18 160 £350 - 57
East of England +14 76 £325 -13.33% 26
Yorkshire +30 66 £311 +3.75% 54
West Midlands -16 47 £323 +7.50% 35
North West -49 43 £325 +6.55% 71
East Midlands -6 31 £336 +12.08% 18
South West -60 25 £300 -9.09% 39
North East -22 17 £338 +6.29% 11
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1560 (100.00%) .NET
2 1208 (77.44%) C#
3 893 (57.24%) ASP.NET
4 876 (56.15%) SQL Server
5 821 (52.63%) MVC
6 660 (42.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 648 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
8 618 (39.62%) JavaScript
9 601 (38.53%) SQL
10 575 (36.86%) HTML
11 551 (35.32%) Microsoft
12 504 (32.31%) CSS
13 469 (30.06%) jQuery
14 462 (29.62%) ASP.NET MVC
15 454 (29.10%) WCF
16 424 (27.18%) Visual Studio
17 400 (25.64%) TDD
18 337 (21.60%) Web Services
18 337 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
19 299 (19.17%) Windows
20 270 (17.31%) Scrum
21 266 (17.05%) XML
22 249 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
23 219 (14.04%) OO
24 201 (12.88%) T-SQL
25 197 (12.63%) Finance
25 197 (12.63%) HTML5
26 194 (12.44%) WPF
27 191 (12.24%) LINQ
28 186 (11.92%) Oracle

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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
1 181 (11.60%) SharePoint
2 132 (8.46%) IIS
3 107 (6.86%) CMS
4 79 (5.06%) BizTalk Server
5 69 (4.42%) Umbraco
6 58 (3.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 54 (3.46%) SharePoint 2013
8 47 (3.01%) Node.js
9 45 (2.88%) Sitecore CMS
10 25 (1.60%) SharePoint Server
11 12 (0.77%) Kentico
12 6 (0.38%) Joomla!
12 6 (0.38%) DNN
12 6 (0.38%) ArcGIS
12 6 (0.38%) Sitefinity
13 5 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
13 5 (0.32%) Elasticsearch
13 5 (0.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
13 5 (0.32%) Drupal
Applications
1 156 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 31 (1.99%) MS Office
3 29 (1.86%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.77%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.064%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 51 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 8 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
3 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
4 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Exstream
5 2 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
6 1 (0.064%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.064%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.064%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.064%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.064%) OpenLink RightAngle
6 1 (0.064%) Aligne
6 1 (0.064%) ReMetrica
6 1 (0.064%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.064%) Summit
6 1 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.064%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 93 (5.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 29 (1.86%) PaaS
3 9 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.26%) SaaS
6 3 (0.19%) Office 365
6 3 (0.19%) GitHub
7 1 (0.064%) Gitorious
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 35 (2.24%) Internet
2 19 (1.22%) HTTP
3 13 (0.83%) LDAP
4 11 (0.71%) Intranet
5 10 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.58%) DNS
7 6 (0.38%) Firewall
8 5 (0.32%) FTP
8 5 (0.32%) Extranet
9 4 (0.26%) DMZ
10 3 (0.19%) SMTP
10 3 (0.19%) DHCP
10 3 (0.19%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.13%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) Wireless
11 2 (0.13%) Network Security
11 2 (0.13%) NAS
11 2 (0.13%) Modbus
12 1 (0.064%) Unified Communications
12 1 (0.064%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 876 (56.15%) SQL Server
2 337 (21.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 113 (7.24%) SQL Server 2012
4 108 (6.92%) SQL Server 2005
5 100 (6.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 98 (6.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 92 (5.90%) Relational Database
8 44 (2.82%) Oracle Database
9 38 (2.44%) SSDT
10 35 (2.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.79%) NoSQL
11 28 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.67%) RDBMS
13 23 (1.47%) MySQL
13 23 (1.47%) MongoDB
14 22 (1.41%) Azure SQL Database
15 20 (1.28%) RavenDB
16 16 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
17 15 (0.96%) SQL Server 2000
17 15 (0.96%) DTS
Development Applications
1 424 (27.18%) Visual Studio
2 249 (15.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 138 (8.85%) NUnit
4 94 (6.03%) Git (software)
5 77 (4.94%) TeamCity
6 68 (4.36%) MSTest
6 68 (4.36%) SpecFlow
7 58 (3.72%) Rhino Mocks
7 58 (3.72%) Subversion
8 53 (3.40%) Selenium
9 48 (3.08%) Moq
10 46 (2.95%) MSBuild
11 42 (2.69%) Maven
12 37 (2.37%) Octopus Deploy
13 35 (2.24%) NuGet
14 34 (2.18%) Artifactory
15 33 (2.12%) Gradle
16 32 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
17 28 (1.79%) JIRA
18 18 (1.15%) Jenkins
General
1 197 (12.63%) Finance
2 93 (5.96%) Banking
3 45 (2.88%) Retail
4 42 (2.69%) Marketing
5 41 (2.63%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.31%) Back Office
7 27 (1.73%) Front Office
8 16 (1.03%) Manufacturing
9 12 (0.77%) Advertising
9 12 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 11 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
10 11 (0.71%) Legal
11 7 (0.45%) Electronics
12 6 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.38%) German Language
13 5 (0.32%) Publishing
14 4 (0.26%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.26%) Billing
14 4 (0.26%) Law
14 4 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1205 (77.24%) Developer
2 723 (46.35%) .NET Developer
3 366 (23.46%) C# Developer
4 258 (16.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 161 (10.32%) ASP.NET Developer
6 135 (8.65%) Senior Developer
7 98 (6.28%) Web Developer
7 98 (6.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 79 (5.06%) Senior .NET Developer
9 72 (4.62%) Architect
10 65 (4.17%) Software Developer
11 59 (3.78%) Software Engineer
12 56 (3.59%) SQL Developer
13 50 (3.21%) Analyst
14 47 (3.01%) SharePoint Developer
15 41 (2.63%) .NET Web Developer
16 33 (2.12%) Release Engineer
16 33 (2.12%) Build Engineer
16 33 (2.12%) Build and Release Engineer
17 31 (1.99%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1560 (100.00%) .NET
2 893 (57.24%) ASP.NET
3 660 (42.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 575 (36.86%) HTML
5 504 (32.31%) CSS
6 469 (30.06%) jQuery
7 462 (29.62%) ASP.NET MVC
8 454 (29.10%) WCF
9 337 (21.60%) Web Services
10 266 (17.05%) XML
11 197 (12.63%) HTML5
12 194 (12.44%) WPF
13 191 (12.24%) LINQ
14 173 (11.09%) Ajax
15 120 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 115 (7.37%) JSON
17 112 (7.18%) ASP.NET Web API
18 111 (7.12%) CSS3
19 108 (6.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 107 (6.86%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 82 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.01%) User Experience
3 43 (2.76%) N-Tier
4 40 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 36 (2.31%) Inversion of Control
6 29 (1.86%) Computer Science
7 28 (1.79%) Open Source
8 22 (1.41%) Mobile App
9 21 (1.35%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.22%) Derivative
11 17 (1.09%) NHS
12 13 (0.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 12 (0.77%) Wiki
14 11 (0.71%) Visualisation
15 10 (0.64%) Market Risk
15 10 (0.64%) Management Information System
15 10 (0.64%) Clustering
16 9 (0.58%) W3C
16 9 (0.58%) Equity Derivative
16 9 (0.58%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 299 (19.17%) Windows
2 50 (3.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (3.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 33 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (1.47%) UNIX
6 19 (1.22%) Apple iOS
6 19 (1.22%) Linux
7 14 (0.90%) Android
8 6 (0.38%) Windows XP
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.064%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.064%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.064%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (52.63%) MVC
2 648 (41.54%) Agile Software Development
3 400 (25.64%) TDD
4 270 (17.31%) Scrum
5 219 (14.04%) OO
6 164 (10.51%) Continuous Integration
7 162 (10.38%) Unit Testing
8 149 (9.55%) Web Development
9 148 (9.49%) BDD
10 107 (6.86%) SOA
11 102 (6.54%) Software Engineering
12 99 (6.35%) MVVM
13 98 (6.28%) Dependency Injection
14 91 (5.83%) E-Commerce
15 90 (5.77%) OOP
16 87 (5.58%) Automated Testing
17 75 (4.81%) Configuration Management
18 74 (4.74%) UML
19 73 (4.68%) OOD
20 69 (4.42%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1208 (77.44%) C#
2 618 (39.62%) JavaScript
3 601 (38.53%) SQL
4 201 (12.88%) T-SQL
5 111 (7.12%) VB.NET
6 87 (5.58%) Java
7 74 (4.74%) PL/SQL
8 51 (3.27%) VB
9 45 (2.88%) PowerShell
10 39 (2.50%) C++
11 34 (2.18%) XAML
12 32 (2.05%) VBScript
13 25 (1.60%) C
14 21 (1.35%) VB6
15 19 (1.22%) PHP
16 18 (1.15%) VBA
17 15 (0.96%) Python
18 12 (0.77%) Ruby
19 10 (0.64%) TypeScript
20 5 (0.32%) VC++
Qualifications
1 91 (5.83%) Degree
2 75 (4.81%) Security Cleared
3 57 (3.65%) SC Cleared
4 31 (1.99%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.64%) MCSE
6 8 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.45%) MCSD
8 6 (0.38%) MCTS
9 5 (0.32%) MCP
10 4 (0.26%) LPIC
11 3 (0.19%) MCITP
11 3 (0.19%) MCAD
11 3 (0.19%) GISP
12 2 (0.13%) MCPD
12 2 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
12 2 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
12 2 (0.13%) PhD
12 2 (0.13%) CCNA
12 2 (0.13%) ISEB
12 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (3.59%) QA
2 12 (0.77%) PCI DSS
2 12 (0.77%) SLA
3 8 (0.51%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.45%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.38%) Basel III
6 3 (0.19%) HL7
7 2 (0.13%) WCAG
8 1 (0.064%) MiFID
8 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.064%) EMIR
System Software
1 30 (1.92%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.38%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
5 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (0.32%) Control-M
1 5 (0.32%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.26%) Puppet
2 4 (0.26%) SCCM
3 3 (0.19%) SCOM
4 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.064%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 551 (35.32%) Microsoft
2 186 (11.92%) Oracle
3 61 (3.91%) Sitecore
4 35 (2.24%) Red Gate
5 27 (1.73%) EPiServer
6 24 (1.54%) Telerik
7 17 (1.09%) SAP
8 13 (0.83%) Informatica
8 13 (0.83%) Ektron
8 13 (0.83%) Twitter
9 12 (0.77%) JBoss
10 11 (0.71%) Meridio
11 10 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
12 9 (0.58%) DevExpress
13 7 (0.45%) ESRI
13 7 (0.45%) VMware
13 7 (0.45%) Sybase
14 6 (0.38%) CA
14 6 (0.38%) TIBCO
14 6 (0.38%) Zend
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