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 6 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 126 148 131
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 868 709 671
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.71% 1.45% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.25% 5.25% 5.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 615 478 401
Average daily rate
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£350 £363 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £546 £475 £530
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 14 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.18 £30.60 £26.14
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +7.69%
.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
13884 13503 11524
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.43% 27.56% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9154 8977 7355
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 182 195 341
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.43 £18.50 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £52.50 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 6 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 6 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 6 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 +38 406 £363 -9.37% 157
South East +12 137 £338 -3.57% 89
South West +32 77 £363 +15.07% 36
West Midlands +15 67 £375 +20.00% 41
North West -10 58 £400 +14.28% 61
East of England -18 44 £475 +31.03% 41
East Midlands -4 43 £375 +1.35% 30
Yorkshire -7 43 £325 +12.55% 72
North East -2 11 £315 -0.78% 16
Midlands - 2 £300 - 1
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 6 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 1560 (100.00%) .NET
2 1293 (82.88%) C#
3 898 (57.56%) SQL Server
4 822 (52.69%) ASP.NET
5 750 (48.08%) MVC
6 717 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
7 675 (43.27%) JavaScript
8 661 (42.37%) Entity Framework
9 596 (38.21%) SQL
10 561 (35.96%) Microsoft
11 540 (34.62%) HTML
12 494 (31.67%) WCF
13 484 (31.03%) jQuery
14 459 (29.42%) CSS
15 441 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
16 418 (26.79%) TDD
17 403 (25.83%) Web Services
18 380 (24.36%) Scrum
19 360 (23.08%) XML
20 357 (22.88%) Visual Studio
21 293 (18.78%) OO
22 268 (17.18%) Finance
23 263 (16.86%) SQL Server 2008
24 259 (16.60%) LINQ
25 246 (15.77%) Windows
26 232 (14.87%) T-SQL
27 223 (14.29%) Unit Testing
28 204 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
29 196 (12.56%) WPF
30 194 (12.44%) AngularJS

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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
1 119 (7.63%) IIS
2 116 (7.44%) CMS
3 99 (6.35%) SharePoint
4 83 (5.32%) BizTalk Server
5 47 (3.01%) Sitecore CMS
6 43 (2.76%) Node.js
7 41 (2.63%) Umbraco
8 34 (2.18%) SharePoint 2013
9 30 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
10 29 (1.86%) Kentico
11 14 (0.90%) Confluence
12 12 (0.77%) MQSeries
12 12 (0.77%) Apache
13 10 (0.64%) Documentum
14 9 (0.58%) Sitefinity
14 9 (0.58%) K2 blackpearl
15 8 (0.51%) WebSphere
16 7 (0.45%) Immediacy CMS
17 6 (0.38%) EPiServer CMS
17 6 (0.38%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 144 (9.23%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.31%) MS Office
3 28 (1.79%) MS Visio
3 28 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.45%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.38%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.064%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.064%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 61 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.22%) Oracle EBS
3 8 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
4 6 (0.38%) WebTrends
4 6 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.38%) Adobe Campaign
5 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) Endur
6 2 (0.13%) Summit
7 1 (0.064%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.064%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.064%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.064%) Bond Adapt
Cloud Services
1 92 (5.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (0.77%) SaaS
4 8 (0.51%) Office 365
5 7 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.38%) IaaS
6 6 (0.38%) Adobe Analytics
6 6 (0.38%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.064%) Yammer
7 1 (0.064%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 70 (4.49%) HTTP
2 29 (1.86%) Internet
3 12 (0.77%) FTP
3 12 (0.77%) SSL
4 7 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.45%) VPN
5 5 (0.32%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.32%) 802.15
5 5 (0.32%) ZigBee
5 5 (0.32%) AMQP
5 5 (0.32%) OpenVPN
6 4 (0.26%) Intranet
6 4 (0.26%) DNS
7 3 (0.19%) Skype
7 3 (0.19%) NAS
8 2 (0.13%) LDAP
8 2 (0.13%) Broadband
9 1 (0.064%) SMTP
9 1 (0.064%) DHCP
9 1 (0.064%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 898 (57.56%) SQL Server
2 263 (16.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 140 (8.97%) SQL Server 2012
4 107 (6.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 82 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 80 (5.13%) Relational Database
7 66 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 54 (3.46%) SQL Server 2005
9 50 (3.21%) MongoDB
10 41 (2.63%) NoSQL
11 33 (2.12%) MySQL
12 27 (1.73%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.47%) Data Warehouse
14 20 (1.28%) Oracle Database 11g
15 18 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
15 18 (1.15%) Hadoop
16 16 (1.03%) Apache Cassandra
16 16 (1.03%) RDBMS
17 14 (0.90%) Microsoft Analysis Services
17 14 (0.90%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 357 (22.88%) Visual Studio
2 204 (13.08%) Team Foundation Server
3 143 (9.17%) NUnit
4 67 (4.29%) Subversion
5 57 (3.65%) Selenium
5 57 (3.65%) SpecFlow
6 55 (3.53%) MSTest
7 42 (2.69%) Git (software)
8 39 (2.50%) JIRA
9 37 (2.37%) TeamCity
10 33 (2.12%) Moq
11 31 (1.99%) Rhino Mocks
12 30 (1.92%) ReSharper
13 25 (1.60%) WebDriver
14 21 (1.35%) MSBuild
15 19 (1.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 15 (0.96%) Fiddler
16 15 (0.96%) Cucumber
17 14 (0.90%) MSI
18 13 (0.83%) StyleCop
General
1 268 (17.18%) Finance
2 110 (7.05%) Banking
3 67 (4.29%) Investment Banking
4 52 (3.33%) Retail
5 36 (2.31%) Front Office
6 33 (2.12%) Law
7 32 (2.05%) Back Office
8 24 (1.54%) Marketing
9 21 (1.35%) Legal
10 20 (1.28%) Manufacturing
11 17 (1.09%) Publishing
12 12 (0.77%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.71%) Advertising
14 10 (0.64%) Telecoms
15 6 (0.38%) Multimedia
16 4 (0.26%) Games
16 4 (0.26%) Local Government
17 3 (0.19%) Military
17 3 (0.19%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1201 (76.99%) Developer
2 675 (43.27%) .NET Developer
3 355 (22.76%) C# Developer
4 259 (16.60%) C# .NET Developer
5 151 (9.68%) ASP.NET Developer
6 122 (7.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 112 (7.18%) Architect
8 106 (6.79%) Senior Developer
9 94 (6.03%) Web Developer
10 78 (5.00%) Analyst
11 76 (4.87%) Software Developer
12 46 (2.95%) Senior .NET Developer
13 45 (2.88%) SQL Developer
14 39 (2.50%) Solutions Architect
14 39 (2.50%) Applications Developer
14 39 (2.50%) AWS Developer
15 36 (2.31%) .NET Web Developer
16 35 (2.24%) Agile .NET Developer
16 35 (2.24%) SharePoint Developer
17 28 (1.79%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1560 (100.00%) .NET
2 822 (52.69%) ASP.NET
3 661 (42.37%) Entity Framework
4 540 (34.62%) HTML
5 494 (31.67%) WCF
6 484 (31.03%) jQuery
7 459 (29.42%) CSS
8 441 (28.27%) ASP.NET MVC
9 403 (25.83%) Web Services
10 360 (23.08%) XML
11 259 (16.60%) LINQ
12 196 (12.56%) WPF
13 194 (12.44%) AngularJS
14 178 (11.41%) HTML5
15 171 (10.96%) ASP.NET Web API
16 159 (10.19%) Ajax
17 131 (8.40%) JSON
18 117 (7.50%) SOAP
19 112 (7.18%) REST
19 112 (7.18%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 96 (6.15%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (4.87%) Computer Science
3 72 (4.62%) N-Tier
4 50 (3.21%) Inversion of Control
5 38 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
6 37 (2.37%) Open Source
7 36 (2.31%) Derivative
8 35 (2.24%) User Experience
9 33 (2.12%) Client/Server
10 27 (1.73%) Management Information System
11 20 (1.28%) GIS
11 20 (1.28%) Mobile App
12 18 (1.15%) Equity Derivative
13 11 (0.71%) Visualisation
13 11 (0.71%) Algorithms
14 10 (0.64%) Kindle
15 8 (0.51%) Social Media
15 8 (0.51%) iPad
15 8 (0.51%) Fixed Income
15 8 (0.51%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 246 (15.77%) Windows
2 30 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 29 (1.86%) Linux
4 23 (1.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (1.41%) Android
6 21 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
7 19 (1.22%) UNIX
8 13 (0.83%) Apple iOS
9 6 (0.38%) Windows CE
10 5 (0.32%) Windows 8
10 5 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
10 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
11 4 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
12 3 (0.19%) MVS
13 2 (0.13%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.064%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.064%) SUSE
14 1 (0.064%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.064%) Mac OS
14 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 750 (48.08%) MVC
2 717 (45.96%) Agile Software Development
3 418 (26.79%) TDD
4 380 (24.36%) Scrum
5 293 (18.78%) OO
6 223 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 167 (10.71%) BDD
8 144 (9.23%) SOA
9 122 (7.82%) Web Development
10 115 (7.37%) OOD
11 111 (7.12%) E-Commerce
12 105 (6.73%) CRM
13 98 (6.28%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (5.26%) Software Engineering
15 78 (5.00%) UML
16 74 (4.74%) OOP
17 73 (4.68%) Workflow
18 70 (4.49%) Multithreading
19 66 (4.23%) Data Modelling
20 58 (3.72%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1293 (82.88%) C#
2 675 (43.27%) JavaScript
3 596 (38.21%) SQL
4 232 (14.87%) T-SQL
5 131 (8.40%) VB.NET
6 117 (7.50%) Java
7 95 (6.09%) VB
8 41 (2.63%) Ruby
9 37 (2.37%) C++
10 28 (1.79%) VBScript
11 25 (1.60%) PowerShell
12 23 (1.47%) PL/SQL
13 21 (1.35%) XAML
14 19 (1.22%) VBA
14 19 (1.22%) PHP
15 16 (1.03%) C
16 14 (0.90%) Python
16 14 (0.90%) XPath
16 14 (0.90%) VB6
17 12 (0.77%) Scala
Qualifications
1 124 (7.95%) Degree
2 87 (5.58%) Security Cleared
3 44 (2.82%) SC Cleared
4 36 (2.31%) Microsoft Certification
5 25 (1.60%) ISEB
6 19 (1.22%) DV Cleared
7 10 (0.64%) MCP
8 8 (0.51%) CTC Cleared
9 7 (0.45%) MCPD
10 6 (0.38%) MCAD
10 6 (0.38%) MCSD
11 5 (0.32%) HND
12 2 (0.13%) MCDBA
12 2 (0.13%) CISSP
12 2 (0.13%) MCSE
12 2 (0.13%) MCTS
13 1 (0.064%) CITP
13 1 (0.064%) MCSA
13 1 (0.064%) Cisco Certification
13 1 (0.064%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 54 (3.46%) QA
2 18 (1.15%) ISO 9000
3 16 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 12 (0.77%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.26%) GxP
5 4 (0.26%) SLA
6 3 (0.19%) WCAG
6 3 (0.19%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) EMIR
7 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) HL7
8 1 (0.064%) JSP 440
8 1 (0.064%) BS25999
8 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.064%) Solvency II
System Software
1 13 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.71%) ISA Server
3 5 (0.32%) Firmware
3 5 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.13%) vSphere
4 2 (0.13%) Samba
5 1 (0.064%) UAG
5 1 (0.064%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 20 (1.28%) Puppet
2 15 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.38%) StatsD
4 4 (0.26%) WMI
5 3 (0.19%) Control-M
5 3 (0.19%) SCOM
6 2 (0.13%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.064%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.064%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.064%) SCCM
Vendors
1 561 (35.96%) Microsoft
2 188 (12.05%) Oracle
3 56 (3.59%) Sitecore
4 41 (2.63%) EPiServer
5 35 (2.24%) Telerik
6 29 (1.86%) Salesforce.com
7 28 (1.79%) IBM
8 26 (1.67%) Twitter
9 25 (1.60%) DevExpress
9 25 (1.60%) Infragistics
10 20 (1.28%) SAP
11 19 (1.22%) TIBCO
12 14 (0.90%) Adobe
12 14 (0.90%) Ektron
12 14 (0.90%) Tableau
13 11 (0.71%) Google
13 11 (0.71%) Kofax
13 11 (0.71%) Remedy
14 8 (0.51%) ESRI
14 8 (0.51%) Business Objects
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