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 31 October 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 152 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
-35 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 743 829 879
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.40% 1.73% 1.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.22% 5.92% 6.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 481 557 542
Average daily rate
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£365 £355 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 18 23
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.75 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.88% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.10 £16.05 £15.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £72.50 £46.25 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £36.50 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+16.43% +11.45%
.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
14241 13993 13926
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.89% 29.22% 28.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 9688 9315 8537
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 153 255 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +12.90%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £17.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 31 October 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 31 October 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 31 October 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 -36 296 £400 - 112
South East -22 143 £350 +1.44% 93
East of England +14 68 £365 +46.00% 27
West Midlands +15 60 £360 +19.83% 33
Yorkshire +14 59 £325 +8.33% 57
North West -43 44 £325 +4.83% 69
South West -38 34 £318 +2.00% 67
East Midlands -15 27 £325 +8.33% 17
North East - 11 £294 - 16
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 1562 (100.00%) .NET
2 1214 (77.72%) C#
3 883 (56.53%) ASP.NET
4 856 (54.80%) SQL Server
5 811 (51.92%) MVC
6 670 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
7 636 (40.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 616 (39.44%) JavaScript
9 592 (37.90%) SQL
10 564 (36.11%) HTML
11 552 (35.34%) Microsoft
12 482 (30.86%) CSS
13 466 (29.83%) ASP.NET MVC
14 451 (28.87%) WCF
15 444 (28.43%) jQuery
16 423 (27.08%) TDD
17 403 (25.80%) Visual Studio
18 345 (22.09%) Web Services
19 304 (19.46%) SQL Server 2008
20 277 (17.73%) Scrum
21 265 (16.97%) XML
22 262 (16.77%) Windows
23 261 (16.71%) Team Foundation Server
24 217 (13.89%) Finance
25 214 (13.70%) OO
26 208 (13.32%) HTML5
27 204 (13.06%) T-SQL
28 203 (13.00%) WPF
29 179 (11.46%) LINQ
30 172 (11.01%) Oracle

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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
1 168 (10.76%) SharePoint
2 133 (8.51%) IIS
3 111 (7.11%) CMS
4 68 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
5 57 (3.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 55 (3.52%) Umbraco
7 54 (3.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 54 (3.46%) SharePoint 2010
8 42 (2.69%) Node.js
9 17 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
10 12 (0.77%) JBoss
10 12 (0.77%) Kentico
11 9 (0.58%) Confluence
12 8 (0.51%) TIBCO EMS
12 8 (0.51%) Apache
13 7 (0.45%) Lync
13 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
13 7 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (0.38%) Joomla!
Applications
1 146 (9.35%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.28%) InfoPath
3 19 (1.22%) MS Office
4 10 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.45%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) DOC1
8 1 (0.064%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 73 (4.67%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ECC
7 1 (0.064%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 1 (0.064%) Aligne
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.064%) Tridion
7 1 (0.064%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.064%) Summit
7 1 (0.064%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.064%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.064%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 104 (6.66%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.24%) PaaS
3 10 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.38%) SaaS
5 3 (0.19%) Office 365
5 3 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.064%) Gitorious
6 1 (0.064%) Heroku
6 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.69%) Internet
2 17 (1.09%) Intranet
3 14 (0.90%) HTTP
4 12 (0.77%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.70%) DNS
6 7 (0.45%) FTP
7 6 (0.38%) LDAP
8 5 (0.32%) DHCP
8 5 (0.32%) Extranet
9 4 (0.26%) Firewall
10 3 (0.19%) SMTP
11 2 (0.13%) VPN
11 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
11 2 (0.13%) Wireless
11 2 (0.13%) SAN
11 2 (0.13%) CTI
11 2 (0.13%) VLAN
11 2 (0.13%) NAS
11 2 (0.13%) Modbus
12 1 (0.064%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 856 (54.80%) SQL Server
2 304 (19.46%) SQL Server 2008
3 112 (7.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 98 (6.27%) Relational Database
5 94 (6.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 89 (5.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 78 (4.99%) SQL Server 2005
8 36 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 35 (2.24%) Oracle Database
10 28 (1.79%) NoSQL
10 28 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
12 26 (1.66%) SSDT
13 25 (1.60%) MongoDB
14 24 (1.54%) MySQL
15 23 (1.47%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.22%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (0.83%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (0.83%) RavenDB
18 12 (0.77%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 403 (25.80%) Visual Studio
2 261 (16.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 164 (10.50%) NUnit
4 87 (5.57%) SpecFlow
5 81 (5.19%) Git (software)
6 78 (4.99%) MSTest
7 69 (4.42%) Subversion
8 59 (3.78%) TeamCity
9 57 (3.65%) Rhino Mocks
10 54 (3.46%) Selenium
11 53 (3.39%) Moq
12 45 (2.88%) MSBuild
13 33 (2.11%) JIRA
14 32 (2.05%) Visual Studio Team System
15 30 (1.92%) Maven
15 30 (1.92%) Jenkins
16 27 (1.73%) NuGet
16 27 (1.73%) StyleCop
17 25 (1.60%) Octopus Deploy
18 22 (1.41%) CruiseControl
General
1 217 (13.89%) Finance
2 91 (5.83%) Banking
3 52 (3.33%) Retail
4 45 (2.88%) Marketing
5 39 (2.50%) Investment Banking
6 35 (2.24%) Front Office
7 31 (1.98%) Back Office
8 14 (0.90%) Telecoms
9 13 (0.83%) Legal
10 11 (0.70%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.70%) Advertising
10 11 (0.70%) Pharmaceutical
11 10 (0.64%) Publishing
12 9 (0.58%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.58%) German Language
13 6 (0.38%) Law
14 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.32%) Electronics
15 4 (0.26%) International Banking
16 3 (0.19%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1238 (79.26%) Developer
2 735 (47.06%) .NET Developer
3 368 (23.56%) C# Developer
4 260 (16.65%) C# .NET Developer
5 161 (10.31%) Senior Developer
6 136 (8.71%) ASP.NET Developer
7 97 (6.21%) Web Developer
8 93 (5.95%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 92 (5.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 70 (4.48%) Architect
11 61 (3.91%) Software Developer
12 53 (3.39%) SQL Developer
13 52 (3.33%) Software Engineer
14 51 (3.27%) Analyst
15 46 (2.94%) SharePoint Developer
16 37 (2.37%) CRM Developer
17 35 (2.24%) .NET Web Developer
18 34 (2.18%) Programmer
19 32 (2.05%) Lead Developer
20 31 (1.98%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1562 (100.00%) .NET
2 883 (56.53%) ASP.NET
3 636 (40.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 564 (36.11%) HTML
5 482 (30.86%) CSS
6 466 (29.83%) ASP.NET MVC
7 451 (28.87%) WCF
8 444 (28.43%) jQuery
9 345 (22.09%) Web Services
10 265 (16.97%) XML
11 208 (13.32%) HTML5
12 203 (13.00%) WPF
13 179 (11.46%) LINQ
14 158 (10.12%) Ajax
15 145 (9.28%) ASP.NET Web API
16 125 (8.00%) CSS3
17 124 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 119 (7.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 118 (7.55%) AngularJS
20 111 (7.11%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 87 (5.57%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.14%) Inversion of Control
3 48 (3.07%) User Experience
4 40 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
5 39 (2.50%) N-Tier
6 33 (2.11%) Open Source
7 30 (1.92%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.41%) NHS
9 22 (1.41%) Client/Server
10 20 (1.28%) Data Structures
11 19 (1.22%) Derivative
12 17 (1.09%) Management Information System
12 17 (1.09%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.02%) Market Risk
14 15 (0.96%) W3C
14 15 (0.96%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 12 (0.77%) Mathematics
15 12 (0.77%) Credit Risk
16 11 (0.70%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 262 (16.77%) Windows
2 42 (2.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 33 (2.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 33 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (1.66%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.54%) UNIX
6 21 (1.34%) Linux
7 17 (1.09%) Android
8 7 (0.45%) Windows XP
8 7 (0.45%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
11 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.064%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.064%) HPUX
12 1 (0.064%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 811 (51.92%) MVC
2 670 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
3 423 (27.08%) TDD
4 277 (17.73%) Scrum
5 214 (13.70%) OO
6 160 (10.24%) BDD
7 144 (9.22%) Unit Testing
8 142 (9.09%) Web Development
9 141 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
10 102 (6.53%) MVVM
11 100 (6.40%) E-Commerce
12 99 (6.34%) Dependency Injection
13 98 (6.27%) SOA
14 91 (5.83%) Software Engineering
15 86 (5.51%) CRM
16 85 (5.44%) Automated Testing
17 79 (5.06%) OOP
18 71 (4.55%) OOD
19 61 (3.91%) Project Management
20 59 (3.78%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1214 (77.72%) C#
2 616 (39.44%) JavaScript
3 592 (37.90%) SQL
4 204 (13.06%) T-SQL
5 116 (7.43%) VB.NET
6 101 (6.47%) Java
7 78 (4.99%) PL/SQL
8 63 (4.03%) PowerShell
9 48 (3.07%) VB
10 43 (2.75%) C++
11 33 (2.11%) VBScript
12 26 (1.66%) XAML
13 20 (1.28%) PHP
13 20 (1.28%) C
14 17 (1.09%) Python
15 15 (0.96%) VB6
16 14 (0.90%) VBA
17 12 (0.77%) Ruby
18 7 (0.45%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.38%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 95 (6.08%) Degree
2 67 (4.29%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.75%) SC Cleared
4 27 (1.73%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.58%) ISEB
6 8 (0.51%) MCSE
7 7 (0.45%) MCSD
8 6 (0.38%) MCTS
9 5 (0.32%) MCP
9 5 (0.32%) DV Cleared
10 4 (0.26%) LPIC
11 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
11 3 (0.19%) GISP
11 3 (0.19%) MCAD
11 3 (0.19%) MCITP
11 3 (0.19%) Cisco Certification
11 3 (0.19%) CCNA
12 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
12 2 (0.13%) MCPD
12 2 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (3.84%) QA
2 12 (0.77%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.58%) SLA
4 7 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.26%) WCAG
6 3 (0.19%) HL7
6 3 (0.19%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.13%) WAI
8 1 (0.064%) COBIT
8 1 (0.064%) MiFID
8 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.064%) Basel III
8 1 (0.064%) EMIR
System Software
1 36 (2.30%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (0.19%) vSphere
5 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.064%) Firmware
6 1 (0.064%) UAG
Systems Management
1 9 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.51%) Puppet
3 6 (0.38%) Control-M
4 3 (0.19%) SCOM
4 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.13%) SCCM
6 1 (0.064%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 552 (35.34%) Microsoft
2 172 (11.01%) Oracle
3 72 (4.61%) Sitecore
4 25 (1.60%) EPiServer
4 25 (1.60%) Telerik
5 24 (1.54%) Red Gate
6 18 (1.15%) SAP
7 15 (0.96%) Ektron
8 14 (0.90%) Twitter
9 12 (0.77%) DevExpress
10 10 (0.64%) VMware
10 10 (0.64%) Sybase
10 10 (0.64%) TIBCO
11 9 (0.58%) Informatica
11 9 (0.58%) Open Text
12 8 (0.51%) Infragistics
12 8 (0.51%) IBM
13 6 (0.38%) Business Objects
13 6 (0.38%) Adobe
13 6 (0.38%) HP
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