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 21 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
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 152 118 115
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 776 853 901
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.78% 1.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.41% 6.09% 6.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 491 578 527
Average daily rate
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£358 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 15 35
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.60 £15.07 £23.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.75 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
.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
14334 14010 14522
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.99% 29.19% 28.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 9604 9318 8834
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 £263
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 165 252 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £19.50 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 21 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 21 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 21 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 -46 297 £403 -2.71% 116
South East -14 165 £350 - 102
Yorkshire +15 68 £325 +8.33% 70
East of England +10 63 £348 +13.46% 29
West Midlands +6 59 £338 +12.50% 37
North West -48 46 £320 +3.22% 80
South West -48 33 £310 - 57
East Midlands -7 29 £325 +8.33% 19
North East - 12 £275 - 18
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 21 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 1567 (100.00%) .NET
2 1210 (77.22%) C#
3 881 (56.22%) ASP.NET
4 860 (54.88%) SQL Server
5 821 (52.39%) MVC
6 669 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
7 650 (41.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 609 (38.86%) JavaScript
9 606 (38.67%) SQL
10 556 (35.48%) HTML
11 555 (35.42%) Microsoft
12 483 (30.82%) CSS
13 467 (29.80%) ASP.NET MVC
14 457 (29.16%) WCF
15 441 (28.14%) jQuery
16 419 (26.74%) TDD
17 403 (25.72%) Visual Studio
18 348 (22.21%) Web Services
19 308 (19.66%) SQL Server 2008
20 281 (17.93%) Scrum
21 272 (17.36%) Windows
22 262 (16.72%) XML
23 256 (16.34%) Team Foundation Server
24 212 (13.53%) OO
24 212 (13.53%) Finance
25 209 (13.34%) WPF
26 204 (13.02%) T-SQL
27 193 (12.32%) HTML5
28 174 (11.10%) SharePoint
29 171 (10.91%) LINQ

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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
1 174 (11.10%) SharePoint
2 130 (8.30%) IIS
3 111 (7.08%) CMS
4 70 (4.47%) BizTalk Server
5 58 (3.70%) Umbraco
6 57 (3.64%) SharePoint 2013
7 55 (3.51%) SharePoint 2010
8 52 (3.32%) Sitecore CMS
9 40 (2.55%) Node.js
10 20 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (0.83%) Kentico
12 12 (0.77%) JBoss
13 8 (0.51%) Confluence
14 7 (0.45%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
14 7 (0.45%) Lync
14 7 (0.45%) TIBCO EMS
15 6 (0.38%) Joomla!
15 6 (0.38%) DNN
15 6 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 144 (9.19%) MS Excel
2 22 (1.40%) MS Office
3 21 (1.34%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.77%) 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 71 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.32%) 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 99 (6.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.23%) PaaS
3 9 (0.57%) 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 (2.68%) Internet
2 18 (1.15%) Intranet
3 14 (0.89%) HTTP
4 11 (0.70%) DNS
5 10 (0.64%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.51%) LDAP
7 7 (0.45%) FTP
8 5 (0.32%) Extranet
8 5 (0.32%) Firewall
8 5 (0.32%) DHCP
9 3 (0.19%) SMTP
10 2 (0.13%) VPN
10 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.13%) Wireless
10 2 (0.13%) CTI
10 2 (0.13%) SAN
10 2 (0.13%) Modbus
10 2 (0.13%) VLAN
10 2 (0.13%) NAS
11 1 (0.064%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 860 (54.88%) SQL Server
2 308 (19.66%) SQL Server 2008
3 108 (6.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 98 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 95 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 94 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 85 (5.42%) SQL Server 2005
8 38 (2.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 33 (2.11%) Oracle Database
10 30 (1.91%) SSDT
11 28 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
12 26 (1.66%) Azure SQL Database
13 25 (1.60%) NoSQL
14 24 (1.53%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.53%) MySQL
15 21 (1.34%) MongoDB
16 19 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (0.83%) RavenDB
18 12 (0.77%) DTS
19 11 (0.70%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 403 (25.72%) Visual Studio
2 256 (16.34%) Team Foundation Server
3 157 (10.02%) NUnit
4 84 (5.36%) SpecFlow
5 80 (5.11%) Git (software)
6 79 (5.04%) MSTest
7 67 (4.28%) TeamCity
8 66 (4.21%) Subversion
9 55 (3.51%) Rhino Mocks
10 54 (3.45%) Selenium
11 51 (3.25%) Moq
12 50 (3.19%) MSBuild
13 35 (2.23%) Maven
14 33 (2.11%) Visual Studio Team System
15 32 (2.04%) NuGet
16 31 (1.98%) JIRA
17 29 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
18 27 (1.72%) StyleCop
19 26 (1.66%) Artifactory
20 25 (1.60%) Gradle
General
1 212 (13.53%) Finance
2 100 (6.38%) Banking
3 51 (3.25%) Retail
4 43 (2.74%) Investment Banking
5 42 (2.68%) Marketing
6 35 (2.23%) Back Office
7 34 (2.17%) Front Office
8 13 (0.83%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.83%) Legal
8 13 (0.83%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.64%) Advertising
9 10 (0.64%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.57%) Publishing
11 8 (0.51%) German Language
12 6 (0.38%) Law
13 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.26%) Billing
14 4 (0.26%) Electronics
14 4 (0.26%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1236 (78.88%) Developer
2 740 (47.22%) .NET Developer
3 370 (23.61%) C# Developer
4 266 (16.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 151 (9.64%) Senior Developer
6 141 (9.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 98 (6.25%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 97 (6.19%) Web Developer
9 89 (5.68%) Senior .NET Developer
10 72 (4.59%) Architect
11 63 (4.02%) Software Developer
12 61 (3.89%) SQL Developer
13 52 (3.32%) Software Engineer
14 50 (3.19%) Analyst
15 48 (3.06%) SharePoint Developer
16 37 (2.36%) .NET Web Developer
17 35 (2.23%) CRM Developer
18 33 (2.11%) WPF Developer
18 33 (2.11%) Programmer
19 32 (2.04%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1567 (100.00%) .NET
2 881 (56.22%) ASP.NET
3 650 (41.48%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 556 (35.48%) HTML
5 483 (30.82%) CSS
6 467 (29.80%) ASP.NET MVC
7 457 (29.16%) WCF
8 441 (28.14%) jQuery
9 348 (22.21%) Web Services
10 262 (16.72%) XML
11 209 (13.34%) WPF
12 193 (12.32%) HTML5
13 171 (10.91%) LINQ
14 160 (10.21%) Ajax
15 132 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
16 123 (7.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 116 (7.40%) CSS3
18 114 (7.28%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 111 (7.08%) ASP.NET MVC 3
20 108 (6.89%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 84 (5.36%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.13%) User Experience
3 46 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
4 41 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.36%) N-Tier
6 30 (1.91%) Open Source
7 29 (1.85%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.47%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.47%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.40%) NHS
10 21 (1.34%) Derivative
11 18 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.08%) Algorithms
13 15 (0.96%) Market Risk
13 15 (0.96%) W3C
13 15 (0.96%) Management Information System
14 14 (0.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 13 (0.83%) Clustering
16 12 (0.77%) Wiki
17 9 (0.57%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 272 (17.36%) Windows
2 42 (2.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (2.49%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (2.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (1.47%) UNIX
6 22 (1.40%) Apple iOS
7 20 (1.28%) Linux
8 14 (0.89%) Android
9 7 (0.45%) Windows XP
10 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.32%) Oracle Linux
12 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
12 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
13 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
14 1 (0.064%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.064%) Windows Phone 8
14 1 (0.064%) Ubuntu
14 1 (0.064%) HPUX
14 1 (0.064%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 821 (52.39%) MVC
2 669 (42.69%) Agile Software Development
3 419 (26.74%) TDD
4 281 (17.93%) Scrum
5 212 (13.53%) OO
6 160 (10.21%) BDD
7 152 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
8 150 (9.57%) Unit Testing
9 141 (9.00%) Web Development
10 101 (6.45%) MVVM
11 97 (6.19%) SOA
12 93 (5.93%) Dependency Injection
13 91 (5.81%) E-Commerce
14 90 (5.74%) Software Engineering
15 87 (5.55%) Automated Testing
15 87 (5.55%) CRM
16 78 (4.98%) OOP
17 71 (4.53%) OOD
18 64 (4.08%) Workflow
19 63 (4.02%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1210 (77.22%) C#
2 609 (38.86%) JavaScript
3 606 (38.67%) SQL
4 204 (13.02%) T-SQL
5 115 (7.34%) VB.NET
6 96 (6.13%) Java
7 76 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 61 (3.89%) PowerShell
9 48 (3.06%) VB
10 40 (2.55%) C++
11 32 (2.04%) VBScript
12 27 (1.72%) XAML
13 20 (1.28%) C
14 19 (1.21%) PHP
15 17 (1.08%) Python
16 15 (0.96%) VB6
17 14 (0.89%) VBA
18 12 (0.77%) Ruby
19 7 (0.45%) TypeScript
20 6 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 90 (5.74%) Degree
2 79 (5.04%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.51%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (0.51%) ISEB
6 7 (0.45%) MCSD
6 7 (0.45%) MCSE
7 6 (0.38%) MCTS
8 4 (0.26%) MCP
8 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.26%) LPIC
9 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 3 (0.19%) GISP
9 3 (0.19%) MCAD
9 3 (0.19%) MCITP
10 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.13%) MCPD
10 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 58 (3.70%) QA
2 10 (0.64%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.57%) SLA
4 7 (0.45%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.32%) Basel III
6 4 (0.26%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.26%) WCAG
7 3 (0.19%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) WAI
9 1 (0.064%) COBIT
9 1 (0.064%) MiFID
9 1 (0.064%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.064%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.064%) EMIR
System Software
1 35 (2.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.51%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.19%) vSphere
4 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.064%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.51%) Puppet
3 7 (0.45%) Control-M
4 3 (0.19%) SCOM
5 2 (0.13%) 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
1 555 (35.42%) Microsoft
2 168 (10.72%) Oracle
3 69 (4.40%) Sitecore
4 29 (1.85%) Red Gate
5 26 (1.66%) EPiServer
6 24 (1.53%) Telerik
7 17 (1.08%) SAP
8 15 (0.96%) Ektron
9 13 (0.83%) Informatica
10 12 (0.77%) Twitter
11 11 (0.70%) DevExpress
12 10 (0.64%) VMware
12 10 (0.64%) Sybase
13 9 (0.57%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.51%) Adobe
14 8 (0.51%) Meridio
14 8 (0.51%) Open Text
15 7 (0.45%) IBM
16 6 (0.38%) Business Objects
16 6 (0.38%) RedDot
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City, London
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Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 - £294 per day
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Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Technology Sourcing Limited
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
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Hertfordshire
Volt
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Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
TEKsystems
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Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Research Councils UK
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Suffolk
Roc Search
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
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Nationwide People Ltd
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County Durham
Northern Recruitment Group
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Maidstone, Kent
Gold Group
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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Rate: Market Rate
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