The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 127 105 122
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +17
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 819 881 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.89% 1.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.95% 6.60% 6.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 538 604 515
Average daily rate
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£350 £388 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £292 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £574 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 27
Average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £41.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -2.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -14.63%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
13758 13351 14136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.83% 28.66% 26.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 8961 8646 8788
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £543
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 202 264 345
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £20.00 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £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
UK

.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 July 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 July 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 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -17 358 £400 -8.04% 136
South East -40 120 £305 -15.15% 63
East of England +26 90 £325 -7.14% 26
Yorkshire +23 60 £325 +3.17% 47
South West -10 58 £325 -4.41% 32
North West -14 51 £325 +8.33% 75
West Midlands -32 41 £325 +6.55% 37
East Midlands -2 29 £345 +25.45% 22
North East -9 7 £350 +10.23% 13
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 1512 (100.00%) .NET
2 1192 (78.84%) C#
3 893 (59.06%) SQL Server
4 883 (58.40%) ASP.NET
5 791 (52.31%) MVC
6 646 (42.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 629 (41.60%) JavaScript
8 596 (39.42%) HTML
9 579 (38.29%) SQL
10 521 (34.46%) CSS
11 506 (33.47%) Microsoft
12 500 (33.07%) jQuery
13 456 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 430 (28.44%) Visual Studio
15 417 (27.58%) WCF
16 408 (26.98%) TDD
17 372 (24.60%) Web Services
18 335 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
19 333 (22.02%) SQL Server 2008
20 316 (20.90%) Windows
21 295 (19.51%) XML
22 259 (17.13%) Scrum
23 245 (16.20%) Team Foundation Server
24 224 (14.81%) OO
25 222 (14.68%) T-SQL
26 203 (13.43%) HTML5
27 202 (13.36%) LINQ
28 194 (12.83%) Ajax
29 193 (12.76%) WPF
30 182 (12.04%) Unit Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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
1 170 (11.24%) SharePoint
2 137 (9.06%) IIS
3 106 (7.01%) CMS
4 71 (4.70%) BizTalk Server
5 60 (3.97%) Umbraco
6 54 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
7 45 (2.98%) Node.js
8 35 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
9 30 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 29 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
11 8 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 7 (0.46%) NServiceBus
12 7 (0.46%) Sitefinity
12 7 (0.46%) Kentico
13 6 (0.40%) ArcGIS
14 5 (0.33%) DNN
14 5 (0.33%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.33%) Joomla!
15 4 (0.26%) WordPress
15 4 (0.26%) Apache
Applications
1 140 (9.26%) MS Excel
2 46 (3.04%) MS Office
3 33 (2.18%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.73%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.60%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.20%) MS Project
8 1 (0.066%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.066%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.066%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 35 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
3 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
5 2 (0.13%) Exstream
6 1 (0.066%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.066%) ZaiNet
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.066%) Teamcenter
6 1 (0.066%) Summit
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.066%) Tridion
6 1 (0.066%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.066%) Endur
6 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.066%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.066%) Google Analytics
6 1 (0.066%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 82 (5.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (0.66%) PaaS
3 9 (0.60%) SaaS
4 8 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.20%) Office 365
7 2 (0.13%) Trello
8 1 (0.066%) Gitorious
8 1 (0.066%) GitHub
8 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.79%) Intranet
1 27 (1.79%) Internet
2 20 (1.32%) HTTP
3 13 (0.86%) LDAP
4 10 (0.66%) TCP/IP
5 9 (0.60%) Firewall
6 8 (0.53%) DNS
7 4 (0.26%) Kerberos
7 4 (0.26%) FTP
7 4 (0.26%) Extranet
7 4 (0.26%) DMZ
8 3 (0.20%) Network Security
8 3 (0.20%) SMTP
9 2 (0.13%) SAN
9 2 (0.13%) NAS
9 2 (0.13%) Modbus
10 1 (0.066%) AMQP
10 1 (0.066%) Unified Communications
10 1 (0.066%) Wireless
10 1 (0.066%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 893 (59.06%) SQL Server
2 333 (22.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 125 (8.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 119 (7.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 117 (7.74%) SQL Server 2012
6 112 (7.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 96 (6.35%) Relational Database
8 45 (2.98%) Oracle Database
9 43 (2.84%) Data Warehouse
10 38 (2.51%) SSDT
11 36 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 31 (2.05%) RDBMS
13 30 (1.98%) NoSQL
14 27 (1.79%) MySQL
15 24 (1.59%) RavenDB
16 22 (1.46%) MongoDB
17 19 (1.26%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (1.19%) DTS
19 16 (1.06%) SQL Server 2000
20 15 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 430 (28.44%) Visual Studio
2 245 (16.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 135 (8.93%) NUnit
4 99 (6.55%) Git (software)
5 83 (5.49%) TeamCity
6 73 (4.83%) MSTest
7 52 (3.44%) Rhino Mocks
7 52 (3.44%) SpecFlow
7 52 (3.44%) Subversion
8 44 (2.91%) Maven
8 44 (2.91%) MSBuild
9 42 (2.78%) Moq
10 38 (2.51%) Selenium
11 36 (2.38%) Octopus Deploy
12 34 (2.25%) NuGet
12 34 (2.25%) Artifactory
13 33 (2.18%) Gradle
14 23 (1.52%) Cucumber
15 22 (1.46%) Mercurial
16 21 (1.39%) Jenkins
General
1 176 (11.64%) Finance
2 91 (6.02%) Banking
3 47 (3.11%) Retail
4 37 (2.45%) Back Office
4 37 (2.45%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.31%) Marketing
6 22 (1.46%) Front Office
7 14 (0.93%) Manufacturing
7 14 (0.93%) Advertising
8 12 (0.79%) Telecoms
9 10 (0.66%) Legal
10 8 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
11 7 (0.46%) Publishing
12 5 (0.33%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.33%) Electronics
12 5 (0.33%) German Language
13 4 (0.26%) Billing
13 4 (0.26%) International Banking
13 4 (0.26%) Military
14 2 (0.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1192 (78.84%) Developer
2 735 (48.61%) .NET Developer
3 361 (23.88%) C# Developer
4 254 (16.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 184 (12.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 125 (8.27%) Senior Developer
7 104 (6.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 86 (5.69%) Web Developer
9 74 (4.89%) Senior .NET Developer
10 73 (4.83%) Architect
11 69 (4.56%) SQL Developer
12 65 (4.30%) Software Engineer
13 55 (3.64%) Software Developer
14 52 (3.44%) SharePoint Developer
15 47 (3.11%) Analyst
16 36 (2.38%) .NET Web Developer
17 34 (2.25%) Build Engineer
18 33 (2.18%) Build and Release Engineer
18 33 (2.18%) Release Engineer
19 32 (2.12%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1512 (100.00%) .NET
2 883 (58.40%) ASP.NET
3 646 (42.72%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 596 (39.42%) HTML
5 521 (34.46%) CSS
6 500 (33.07%) jQuery
7 456 (30.16%) ASP.NET MVC
8 417 (27.58%) WCF
9 372 (24.60%) Web Services
10 295 (19.51%) XML
11 203 (13.43%) HTML5
12 202 (13.36%) LINQ
13 194 (12.83%) Ajax
14 193 (12.76%) WPF
15 125 (8.27%) JSON
16 122 (8.07%) REST
17 119 (7.87%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 117 (7.74%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 116 (7.67%) CSS3
20 106 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 47 (3.11%) N-Tier
2 40 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (2.25%) Inversion of Control
4 29 (1.92%) Computer Science
5 24 (1.59%) Open Source
5 24 (1.59%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.59%) Client/Server
6 23 (1.52%) Derivative
7 16 (1.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 16 (1.06%) NHS
8 12 (0.79%) Management Information System
9 11 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
9 11 (0.73%) Wiki
9 11 (0.73%) Visualisation
10 10 (0.66%) Market Risk
10 10 (0.66%) Video on Demand
11 9 (0.60%) Data Integration
11 9 (0.60%) RIA
11 9 (0.60%) Replication
12 8 (0.53%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 316 (20.90%) Windows
2 50 (3.31%) Windows Server 2008
3 47 (3.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 26 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (1.59%) UNIX
6 18 (1.19%) Apple iOS
7 16 (1.06%) Linux
7 16 (1.06%) Android
8 12 (0.79%) Windows Phone 8
8 12 (0.79%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.26%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.13%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
11 2 (0.13%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.066%) Solaris
12 1 (0.066%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.066%) CentOS
12 1 (0.066%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 791 (52.31%) MVC
2 408 (26.98%) TDD
3 335 (22.16%) Agile Software Development
4 259 (17.13%) Scrum
5 224 (14.81%) OO
6 182 (12.04%) Unit Testing
7 169 (11.18%) Continuous Integration
7 169 (11.18%) Web Development
8 131 (8.66%) BDD
9 123 (8.13%) Software Engineering
10 114 (7.54%) SOA
11 113 (7.47%) MVVM
12 105 (6.94%) Dependency Injection
13 99 (6.55%) UML
14 97 (6.42%) E-Commerce
15 93 (6.15%) OOP
15 93 (6.15%) Automated Testing
16 73 (4.83%) OOD
17 71 (4.70%) Workflow
18 65 (4.30%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1192 (78.84%) C#
2 629 (41.60%) JavaScript
3 579 (38.29%) SQL
4 222 (14.68%) T-SQL
5 94 (6.22%) VB.NET
6 75 (4.96%) Java
7 57 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 44 (2.91%) VB
9 37 (2.45%) XAML
10 34 (2.25%) C++
11 33 (2.18%) PowerShell
12 30 (1.98%) VBScript
13 24 (1.59%) C
13 24 (1.59%) VB6
14 21 (1.39%) VBA
15 18 (1.19%) PHP
16 13 (0.86%) Python
17 10 (0.66%) Ruby
18 8 (0.53%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.40%) VC++
Qualifications
1 90 (5.95%) Degree
2 85 (5.62%) Security Cleared
3 65 (4.30%) SC Cleared
4 30 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.66%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.60%) MCSE
7 7 (0.46%) MCP
7 7 (0.46%) MCSD
7 7 (0.46%) MCTS
8 6 (0.40%) MCPD
9 4 (0.26%) MCAD
9 4 (0.26%) LPIC
10 3 (0.20%) MBA
10 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (0.20%) GISP
11 2 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 2 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.13%) MCITP
11 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.13%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.71%) QA
2 13 (0.86%) ISO 9001
3 12 (0.79%) SLA
3 12 (0.79%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 6 (0.40%) Basel III
6 3 (0.20%) HL7
7 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.066%) WCAG
8 1 (0.066%) MiFID
8 1 (0.066%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.066%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.066%) EMIR
System Software
1 20 (1.32%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.20%) Hyper-V
3 3 (0.20%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.20%) vSphere
4 2 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.066%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 1 (0.066%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 5 (0.33%) Control-M
1 5 (0.33%) SCCM
1 5 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.26%) Puppet
3 3 (0.20%) SCOM
4 1 (0.066%) NetBackup
4 1 (0.066%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 506 (33.47%) Microsoft
2 168 (11.11%) Oracle
3 44 (2.91%) Sitecore
4 36 (2.38%) Red Gate
5 33 (2.18%) Telerik
6 24 (1.59%) EPiServer
7 15 (0.99%) SAP
7 15 (0.99%) JBoss
8 13 (0.86%) Informatica
8 13 (0.86%) Twitter
8 13 (0.86%) VMware
9 12 (0.79%) Ektron
10 11 (0.73%) DevExpress
10 11 (0.73%) Meridio
11 10 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.53%) CA
13 7 (0.46%) TIBCO
13 7 (0.46%) Sybase
13 7 (0.46%) ESRI
14 6 (0.40%) RedDot
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Manchester, Lancashire
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
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West Yorkshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 275 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
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Rate: £300 to £310 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, Yorkshire
University of Leeds
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Warwick, Warwickshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
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North London
Testing Circle Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per annum
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Roc Search
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £18,000 to £50,000 per annum depending on experience
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
AMsource Technology
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day depending on experience
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London
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Senitor Associates
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