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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 149 137 100
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -37
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 682 685 848
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.48% 1.54% 2.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.42% 5.63% 7.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 478 456 546
Average daily rate
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£375 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.89% +2.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 32
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
.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
12588 12167 11817
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.25% 27.35% 28.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 8572 7834 7621
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £255 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 176 258 323
Average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.58 £13.50 £19.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.40 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -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 26 January 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
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 26 January 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 -12 269 £415 +10.66% 135
South East -5 134 £350 -2.09% 110
East of England +14 67 £375 +2.04% 23
Yorkshire +28 62 £325 +13.04% 59
South West -20 54 £388 +17.42% 40
North West -13 43 £325 - 73
West Midlands -14 32 £375 +20.00% 36
East Midlands -3 20 £313 +4.25% 25
North East -16 2 £275 +10.00% 13
Midlands - - - - 2
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1445 (100.00%) .NET
2 1156 (80.00%) C#
3 793 (54.88%) SQL Server
4 774 (53.56%) ASP.NET
5 701 (48.51%) MVC
6 650 (44.98%) JavaScript
7 647 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
8 589 (40.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 556 (38.48%) HTML
10 546 (37.79%) SQL
11 521 (36.06%) Microsoft
12 489 (33.84%) CSS
13 467 (32.32%) WCF
14 465 (32.18%) jQuery
15 421 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
16 410 (28.37%) TDD
17 335 (23.18%) Visual Studio
18 331 (22.91%) Web Services
19 308 (21.31%) Scrum
20 263 (18.20%) XML
21 251 (17.37%) SQL Server 2008
22 239 (16.54%) OO
23 235 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
24 231 (15.99%) Finance
25 223 (15.43%) Windows
26 199 (13.77%) HTML5
27 198 (13.70%) T-SQL
28 181 (12.53%) LINQ
29 180 (12.46%) WPF
30 171 (11.83%) Oracle

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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
1 133 (9.20%) SharePoint
2 121 (8.37%) IIS
3 109 (7.54%) CMS
4 67 (4.64%) BizTalk Server
5 51 (3.53%) SharePoint 2013
6 49 (3.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 42 (2.91%) SharePoint 2010
8 41 (2.84%) Umbraco
9 35 (2.42%) Node.js
10 24 (1.66%) Kentico
11 14 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
12 13 (0.90%) Apache
12 13 (0.90%) Confluence
13 12 (0.83%) TIBCO EMS
14 6 (0.42%) MS Exchange
14 6 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
14 6 (0.42%) Lync
14 6 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (0.42%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 137 (9.48%) MS Excel
2 37 (2.56%) MS Office
3 24 (1.66%) MS Visio
4 21 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.69%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.21%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.14%) DOC1
7 2 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.069%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 92 (6.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.31%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.14%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.14%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.14%) Endur
7 1 (0.069%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.069%) Summit
7 1 (0.069%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.069%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 117 (8.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (1.87%) PaaS
3 10 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
3 10 (0.69%) SaaS
4 5 (0.35%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (0.21%) Office 365
6 2 (0.14%) GitHub
7 1 (0.069%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.069%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 43 (2.98%) HTTP
2 29 (2.01%) Internet
3 13 (0.90%) TCP/IP
3 13 (0.90%) FTP
4 12 (0.83%) Intranet
5 8 (0.55%) DNS
6 7 (0.48%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.42%) DHCP
8 5 (0.35%) VPN
8 5 (0.35%) LDAP
9 4 (0.28%) Firewall
9 4 (0.28%) AMQP
10 3 (0.21%) SSL
11 2 (0.14%) SAN
11 2 (0.14%) CTI
11 2 (0.14%) Wireless
11 2 (0.14%) Extranet
11 2 (0.14%) 802.15
11 2 (0.14%) Broadband
11 2 (0.14%) OpenVPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 793 (54.88%) SQL Server
2 251 (17.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 104 (7.20%) SQL Server 2012
4 89 (6.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 72 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 65 (4.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
8 37 (2.56%) Oracle Database
9 30 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 28 (1.94%) NoSQL
11 21 (1.45%) Azure SQL Database
11 21 (1.45%) MongoDB
12 19 (1.31%) MySQL
13 16 (1.11%) Big Data
14 14 (0.97%) RDBMS
14 14 (0.97%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (0.90%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.83%) Data Warehouse
17 11 (0.76%) Hadoop
18 9 (0.62%) DTS
Development Applications
1 335 (23.18%) Visual Studio
2 235 (16.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 166 (11.49%) NUnit
4 93 (6.44%) SpecFlow
5 75 (5.19%) MSTest
6 69 (4.78%) Selenium
7 62 (4.29%) Subversion
8 53 (3.67%) Moq
9 50 (3.46%) Rhino Mocks
10 43 (2.98%) Git (software)
11 39 (2.70%) JIRA
12 28 (1.94%) StyleCop
13 26 (1.80%) Jenkins
13 26 (1.80%) TeamCity
14 23 (1.59%) ReSharper
14 23 (1.59%) MSBuild
15 22 (1.52%) WebDriver
16 20 (1.38%) Visual Studio Team System
17 17 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 16 (1.11%) CruiseControl
General
1 231 (15.99%) Finance
2 87 (6.02%) Banking
3 52 (3.60%) Retail
4 45 (3.11%) Investment Banking
5 38 (2.63%) Marketing
6 34 (2.35%) Front Office
7 23 (1.59%) Back Office
8 17 (1.18%) Telecoms
9 15 (1.04%) Manufacturing
10 14 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
11 12 (0.83%) Publishing
12 9 (0.62%) Advertising
12 9 (0.62%) Financial Institution
12 9 (0.62%) Legal
13 8 (0.55%) Law
14 6 (0.42%) German Language
15 5 (0.35%) Electronics
15 5 (0.35%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.21%) Games
17 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1128 (78.06%) Developer
2 647 (44.78%) .NET Developer
3 305 (21.11%) C# Developer
4 225 (15.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 139 (9.62%) Senior Developer
6 116 (8.03%) ASP.NET Developer
7 97 (6.71%) Web Developer
8 92 (6.37%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 87 (6.02%) Architect
10 73 (5.05%) Senior .NET Developer
11 62 (4.29%) Software Developer
12 60 (4.15%) Analyst
13 39 (2.70%) .NET Web Developer
14 38 (2.63%) CRM Developer
15 36 (2.49%) Lead Developer
16 34 (2.35%) SQL Developer
17 31 (2.15%) Solutions Architect
17 31 (2.15%) Microsoft Developer
17 31 (2.15%) SharePoint Developer
17 31 (2.15%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1445 (100.00%) .NET
2 774 (53.56%) ASP.NET
3 589 (40.76%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 556 (38.48%) HTML
5 489 (33.84%) CSS
6 467 (32.32%) WCF
7 465 (32.18%) jQuery
8 421 (29.13%) ASP.NET MVC
9 331 (22.91%) Web Services
10 263 (18.20%) XML
11 199 (13.77%) HTML5
12 181 (12.53%) LINQ
13 180 (12.46%) WPF
14 164 (11.35%) ASP.NET Web API
15 148 (10.24%) Ajax
16 135 (9.34%) AngularJS
17 122 (8.44%) CSS3
18 106 (7.34%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 101 (6.99%) JSON
20 92 (6.37%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 87 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
2 71 (4.91%) Inversion of Control
3 67 (4.64%) Computer Science
4 35 (2.42%) Open Source
5 34 (2.35%) Mobile App
6 30 (2.08%) User Experience
6 30 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 24 (1.66%) NHS
7 24 (1.66%) Management Information System
8 22 (1.52%) Derivative
9 20 (1.38%) Algorithms
10 19 (1.31%) Enterprise Software
11 18 (1.25%) Mathematics
12 14 (0.97%) GIS
13 13 (0.90%) Equities
13 13 (0.90%) Fixed Income
13 13 (0.90%) Client/Server
14 12 (0.83%) Equity Derivative
15 11 (0.76%) W3C
16 10 (0.69%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 223 (15.43%) Windows
2 31 (2.15%) Windows Server 2008
2 31 (2.15%) Apple iOS
3 29 (2.01%) Android
4 27 (1.87%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (1.59%) Linux
6 21 (1.45%) UNIX
7 11 (0.76%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (0.48%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.35%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.14%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.14%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.069%) HPUX
12 1 (0.069%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 701 (48.51%) MVC
2 647 (44.78%) Agile Software Development
3 410 (28.37%) TDD
4 308 (21.31%) Scrum
5 239 (16.54%) OO
6 169 (11.70%) BDD
7 135 (9.34%) Web Development
8 124 (8.58%) Unit Testing
9 122 (8.44%) SOA
10 108 (7.47%) CRM
11 99 (6.85%) Continuous Integration
12 98 (6.78%) E-Commerce
13 91 (6.30%) Dependency Injection
14 88 (6.09%) OOD
15 82 (5.67%) Software Engineering
16 75 (5.19%) MVVM
17 69 (4.78%) Workflow
18 62 (4.29%) Automated Testing
19 60 (4.15%) Multithreading
20 53 (3.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1156 (80.00%) C#
2 650 (44.98%) JavaScript
3 546 (37.79%) SQL
4 198 (13.70%) T-SQL
5 121 (8.37%) Java
6 99 (6.85%) VB.NET
7 48 (3.32%) VB
8 46 (3.18%) PL/SQL
9 45 (3.11%) PowerShell
10 38 (2.63%) C++
11 31 (2.15%) VBScript
12 26 (1.80%) PHP
13 23 (1.59%) Ruby
14 20 (1.38%) C
15 19 (1.31%) XAML
16 18 (1.25%) Python
17 11 (0.76%) XPath
17 11 (0.76%) Scala
17 11 (0.76%) VBA
18 8 (0.55%) VB6
Qualifications
1 101 (6.99%) Degree
2 55 (3.81%) Security Cleared
3 33 (2.28%) Microsoft Certification
4 28 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 18 (1.25%) ISEB
6 8 (0.55%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.42%) MCP
7 6 (0.42%) MCTS
8 5 (0.35%) MCITP
8 5 (0.35%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.28%) MCSE
9 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (0.28%) CCNA
10 3 (0.21%) MCPD
11 2 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.14%) CCDA
11 2 (0.14%) CCDP
12 1 (0.069%) PhD
12 1 (0.069%) MCSD
12 1 (0.069%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 60 (4.15%) QA
2 14 (0.97%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.76%) ISO 9000
5 6 (0.42%) WCAG
5 6 (0.42%) SLA
6 3 (0.21%) HL7
6 3 (0.21%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.14%) WAI
8 1 (0.069%) COBIT
8 1 (0.069%) GxP
8 1 (0.069%) EMIR
8 1 (0.069%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.069%) JSP 440
System Software
1 31 (2.15%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (0.48%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.42%) ISA Server
4 4 (0.28%) vSphere
5 3 (0.21%) Firmware
5 3 (0.21%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.14%) UAG
6 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 2 (0.14%) DFS Replication
7 1 (0.069%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 9 (0.62%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.55%) Puppet
3 6 (0.42%) Control-M
4 3 (0.21%) WMI
4 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.14%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
6 1 (0.069%) SCCM
6 1 (0.069%) SCOM
6 1 (0.069%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 521 (36.06%) Microsoft
2 171 (11.83%) Oracle
3 71 (4.91%) Sitecore
4 28 (1.94%) Telerik
5 25 (1.73%) EPiServer
6 22 (1.52%) Infragistics
7 21 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
8 19 (1.31%) SAP
9 18 (1.25%) DevExpress
10 16 (1.11%) Twitter
11 14 (0.97%) Sybase
12 13 (0.90%) TIBCO
12 13 (0.90%) Ektron
13 12 (0.83%) IBM
14 9 (0.62%) Open Text
15 8 (0.55%) VMware
16 7 (0.48%) HP
17 6 (0.42%) Informatica
17 6 (0.42%) Atlassian
17 6 (0.42%) Google
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