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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 137 154 111
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -43
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 764 634 748
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.60% 1.37% 1.81%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.89% 5.02% 6.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 526 409 447
Average daily rate
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£375 £353 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.38% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 16 22
Average hourly rate £38.75 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.81% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.75 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.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
12979 12621 11249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.21% 27.37% 27.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8614 8025 7188
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £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 177 244 289
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.97 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £45.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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 4 March 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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +16 301 £400 +4.57% 120
South East +22 170 £350 +0.71% 86
South West +11 64 £375 +13.63% 50
Yorkshire -1 58 £325 +12.06% 64
West Midlands +3 52 £350 +12.00% 58
East of England +6 48 £375 +7.14% 31
North West -22 44 £350 +7.69% 75
East Midlands -7 25 £340 -2.85% 31
North East +6 7 £350 +12.00% 14
Midlands - 1 - -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 1510 (100.00%) .NET
2 1230 (81.46%) C#
3 841 (55.70%) SQL Server
4 798 (52.85%) ASP.NET
5 731 (48.41%) MVC
6 687 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
7 679 (44.97%) JavaScript
8 640 (42.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 582 (38.54%) SQL
10 561 (37.15%) HTML
11 539 (35.70%) Microsoft
12 499 (33.05%) jQuery
13 498 (32.98%) CSS
14 485 (32.12%) WCF
15 452 (29.93%) TDD
16 438 (29.01%) ASP.NET MVC
17 361 (23.91%) Web Services
17 361 (23.91%) Visual Studio
18 334 (22.12%) Scrum
19 304 (20.13%) XML
20 277 (18.34%) OO
21 263 (17.42%) Finance
22 257 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
23 231 (15.30%) Team Foundation Server
24 227 (15.03%) T-SQL
25 224 (14.83%) LINQ
26 223 (14.77%) Windows
27 200 (13.25%) WPF
28 191 (12.65%) HTML5
29 182 (12.05%) NUnit

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 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
1 120 (7.95%) IIS
2 116 (7.68%) SharePoint
3 104 (6.89%) CMS
4 72 (4.77%) BizTalk Server
5 49 (3.25%) SharePoint 2013
6 39 (2.58%) SharePoint 2010
7 38 (2.52%) Sitecore CMS
8 36 (2.38%) Umbraco
9 30 (1.99%) Node.js
10 24 (1.59%) Kentico
11 18 (1.19%) TIBCO EMS
12 16 (1.06%) Confluence
13 13 (0.86%) SharePoint Server
13 13 (0.86%) Apache
14 7 (0.46%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.46%) MQSeries
14 7 (0.46%) EPiServer CMS
15 6 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.40%) Lync
16 5 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 146 (9.67%) MS Excel
2 40 (2.65%) MS Office
3 29 (1.92%) MS Visio
4 26 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
5 10 (0.66%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.20%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) DOC1
8 1 (0.066%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 87 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.26%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.60%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.20%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.13%) Endur
6 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.066%) Summit
7 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.066%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.066%) Magento
7 1 (0.066%) Radian6
Cloud Services
1 103 (6.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (0.99%) PaaS
3 11 (0.73%) SaaS
4 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (0.33%) Office 365
6 3 (0.20%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.13%) Yammer
8 1 (0.066%) Heroku
8 1 (0.066%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.38%) HTTP
2 28 (1.85%) Internet
3 13 (0.86%) FTP
4 12 (0.79%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.79%) Intranet
5 8 (0.53%) VPN
6 7 (0.46%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.40%) AMQP
7 6 (0.40%) DNS
8 5 (0.33%) SSL
9 4 (0.26%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.26%) OpenVPN
9 4 (0.26%) DHCP
9 4 (0.26%) LDAP
9 4 (0.26%) 802.15
10 2 (0.13%) Broadband
10 2 (0.13%) Extranet
10 2 (0.13%) CTI
10 2 (0.13%) Firewall
10 2 (0.13%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 841 (55.70%) SQL Server
2 257 (17.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 121 (8.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 100 (6.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 81 (5.36%) Relational Database
6 71 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 52 (3.44%) SQL Server 2005
8 49 (3.25%) Oracle Database
9 33 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 30 (1.99%) NoSQL
11 28 (1.85%) MongoDB
12 22 (1.46%) MySQL
13 17 (1.13%) Big Data
14 14 (0.93%) Hadoop
15 13 (0.86%) SQL Server 2000
15 13 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
15 13 (0.86%) Oracle Database 11g
16 12 (0.79%) Couchbase
16 12 (0.79%) SQLite
16 12 (0.79%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 361 (23.91%) Visual Studio
2 231 (15.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 182 (12.05%) NUnit
4 88 (5.83%) SpecFlow
5 77 (5.10%) MSTest
6 73 (4.83%) Selenium
7 63 (4.17%) Subversion
8 48 (3.18%) Moq
9 46 (3.05%) Rhino Mocks
10 45 (2.98%) Git (software)
11 42 (2.78%) JIRA
12 34 (2.25%) TeamCity
13 31 (2.05%) ReSharper
14 30 (1.99%) StyleCop
15 27 (1.79%) WebDriver
16 24 (1.59%) MSBuild
17 22 (1.46%) Jenkins
18 19 (1.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 18 (1.19%) MSI
20 16 (1.06%) Jasmine
General
1 263 (17.42%) Finance
2 99 (6.56%) Banking
3 57 (3.77%) Retail
4 56 (3.71%) Investment Banking
5 39 (2.58%) Front Office
6 27 (1.79%) Marketing
7 25 (1.66%) Back Office
8 19 (1.26%) Publishing
9 15 (0.99%) Manufacturing
9 15 (0.99%) Telecoms
10 13 (0.86%) Law
11 11 (0.73%) Legal
11 11 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 10 (0.66%) Advertising
13 8 (0.53%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.40%) Games
15 4 (0.26%) German Language
15 4 (0.26%) Electronics
15 4 (0.26%) Local Government
16 3 (0.20%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1191 (78.87%) Developer
2 683 (45.23%) .NET Developer
3 335 (22.19%) C# Developer
4 244 (16.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 138 (9.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 130 (8.61%) Senior Developer
7 110 (7.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 92 (6.09%) Web Developer
9 86 (5.70%) Architect
10 74 (4.90%) Software Developer
11 71 (4.70%) Analyst
12 61 (4.04%) Senior .NET Developer
13 45 (2.98%) .NET Web Developer
14 38 (2.52%) SQL Developer
15 36 (2.38%) SharePoint Developer
16 34 (2.25%) Lead Developer
17 32 (2.12%) Agile .NET Developer
18 31 (2.05%) Solutions Architect
18 31 (2.05%) WPF Developer
19 30 (1.99%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1510 (100.00%) .NET
2 798 (52.85%) ASP.NET
3 640 (42.38%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 561 (37.15%) HTML
5 499 (33.05%) jQuery
6 498 (32.98%) CSS
7 485 (32.12%) WCF
8 438 (29.01%) ASP.NET MVC
9 361 (23.91%) Web Services
10 304 (20.13%) XML
11 224 (14.83%) LINQ
12 200 (13.25%) WPF
13 191 (12.65%) HTML5
14 172 (11.39%) ASP.NET Web API
15 153 (10.13%) Ajax
16 151 (10.00%) AngularJS
17 126 (8.34%) CSS3
18 118 (7.81%) JSON
19 105 (6.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 104 (6.89%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
2 76 (5.03%) Computer Science
3 67 (4.44%) Inversion of Control
4 39 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.45%) N-Tier
5 37 (2.45%) Open Source
6 33 (2.19%) Mobile App
7 32 (2.12%) User Experience
8 26 (1.72%) Derivative
8 26 (1.72%) Management Information System
9 19 (1.26%) Algorithms
9 19 (1.26%) Mathematics
10 15 (0.99%) GIS
11 14 (0.93%) NHS
11 14 (0.93%) Equity Derivative
11 14 (0.93%) Equities
12 13 (0.86%) Fixed Income
13 12 (0.79%) Client/Server
14 11 (0.73%) Data Structures
15 10 (0.66%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 223 (14.77%) Windows
2 33 (2.19%) Android
3 31 (2.05%) Apple iOS
4 29 (1.92%) Linux
5 28 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (1.39%) UNIX
7 18 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (0.66%) Windows Server 2012
9 9 (0.60%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.26%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.066%) SUSE
12 1 (0.066%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.066%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.066%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 731 (48.41%) MVC
2 687 (45.50%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (29.93%) TDD
4 334 (22.12%) Scrum
5 277 (18.34%) OO
6 181 (11.99%) BDD
7 150 (9.93%) Unit Testing
8 134 (8.87%) SOA
9 115 (7.62%) CRM
9 115 (7.62%) Web Development
10 107 (7.09%) E-Commerce
11 102 (6.75%) OOD
12 97 (6.42%) Continuous Integration
13 82 (5.43%) Dependency Injection
14 79 (5.23%) Software Engineering
15 72 (4.77%) MVVM
15 72 (4.77%) Workflow
16 64 (4.24%) Multithreading
17 63 (4.17%) OOP
18 59 (3.91%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1230 (81.46%) C#
2 679 (44.97%) JavaScript
3 582 (38.54%) SQL
4 227 (15.03%) T-SQL
5 132 (8.74%) Java
6 94 (6.23%) VB.NET
7 46 (3.05%) VB
8 43 (2.85%) PowerShell
9 36 (2.38%) PL/SQL
10 35 (2.32%) C++
11 33 (2.19%) Ruby
12 31 (2.05%) VBScript
13 24 (1.59%) PHP
14 22 (1.46%) C
15 21 (1.39%) XAML
16 18 (1.19%) VBA
17 14 (0.93%) Python
18 12 (0.79%) XPath
19 10 (0.66%) Scala
20 9 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 108 (7.15%) Degree
2 73 (4.83%) Security Cleared
3 60 (3.97%) VCP4
4 36 (2.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 35 (2.32%) SC Cleared
6 21 (1.39%) ISEB
7 12 (0.79%) DV Cleared
8 10 (0.66%) MCP
9 6 (0.40%) MCPD
10 5 (0.33%) MCTS
10 5 (0.33%) BC Cleared
11 4 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.20%) MCITP
12 3 (0.20%) MCSE
13 2 (0.13%) MCAD
13 2 (0.13%) MCSD
13 2 (0.13%) CCNA
13 2 (0.13%) CCDA
13 2 (0.13%) CCDP
13 2 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (4.37%) QA
2 15 (0.99%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.93%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.46%) SLA
5 5 (0.33%) WCAG
6 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.13%) EMIR
7 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.13%) HL7
7 2 (0.13%) GxP
7 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.13%) WAI
8 1 (0.066%) COBIT
8 1 (0.066%) JSP 440
System Software
1 28 (1.85%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.40%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.40%) ISA Server
4 5 (0.33%) Firmware
4 5 (0.33%) vSphere
5 2 (0.13%) UAG
6 1 (0.066%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 18 (1.19%) Puppet
2 9 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.40%) Control-M
4 4 (0.26%) WMI
5 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
6 2 (0.13%) SCCM
6 2 (0.13%) SCOM
7 1 (0.066%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 539 (35.70%) Microsoft
2 181 (11.99%) Oracle
3 55 (3.64%) Sitecore
4 35 (2.32%) Telerik
5 29 (1.92%) Infragistics
5 29 (1.92%) DevExpress
6 27 (1.79%) Salesforce.com
7 25 (1.66%) EPiServer
8 24 (1.59%) IBM
9 21 (1.39%) SAP
10 20 (1.32%) TIBCO
11 14 (0.93%) Twitter
11 14 (0.93%) Sybase
12 12 (0.79%) Ektron
13 9 (0.60%) Open Text
14 7 (0.46%) VMware
14 7 (0.46%) Informatica
14 7 (0.46%) Atlassian
14 7 (0.46%) Xamarin
15 6 (0.40%) Typemock
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £220 - £250 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £325 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TRG
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day £300-£400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Surrey
TRG
Rate: £275 - £350 Per Day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £600 - £700 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Harris Global
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Bite Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent daily rates
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £500 to £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Robert Half
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Workington, Cumbria
Senitor Associates
Rate: £30 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £550 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Windsor, Berkshire
Advanced Resource Managers
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - 350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago