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 27 August 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
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 138 104 121
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +17
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 799 958 872
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.59% 1.96% 1.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.66% 6.70% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 513 675 520
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £293 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £558
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 8 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £41.25 £41.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% -1.19%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -5.88%
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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
14111 14299 14859
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.05% 29.32% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9087 9364 9271
Average daily rate £375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £260 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £550 £540
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 194 254 352
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £20.00 £18.00
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 27 August 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
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 27 August 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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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 -43 323 £400 -8.04% 108
South East -21 157 £325 -7.14% 61
East of England +25 85 £313 -13.79% 32
Yorkshire +22 62 £315 +0.80% 56
North West -36 51 £325 +8.33% 60
West Midlands -22 39 £325 +6.55% 33
South West -54 29 £300 -11.76% 40
East Midlands -13 28 £335 +11.66% 20
North East -7 15 £350 +10.23% 13
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 1546 (100.00%) .NET
2 1198 (77.49%) C#
3 898 (58.09%) ASP.NET
4 884 (57.18%) SQL Server
5 826 (53.43%) MVC
6 675 (43.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 623 (40.30%) JavaScript
8 597 (38.62%) HTML
9 585 (37.84%) SQL
10 536 (34.67%) Microsoft
11 522 (33.76%) CSS
12 491 (31.76%) jQuery
13 460 (29.75%) ASP.NET MVC
14 442 (28.59%) WCF
15 426 (27.55%) Visual Studio
16 403 (26.07%) TDD
17 363 (23.48%) Web Services
18 341 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
19 337 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
20 317 (20.50%) Windows
21 285 (18.43%) XML
22 270 (17.46%) Scrum
23 252 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
24 220 (14.23%) T-SQL
25 216 (13.97%) HTML5
26 211 (13.65%) OO
27 210 (13.58%) LINQ
28 186 (12.03%) WPF
29 182 (11.77%) SharePoint
30 181 (11.71%) Ajax

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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
1 182 (11.77%) SharePoint
2 136 (8.80%) IIS
3 120 (7.76%) CMS
4 82 (5.30%) BizTalk Server
5 66 (4.27%) Umbraco
6 56 (3.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 52 (3.36%) Node.js
8 45 (2.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 44 (2.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 27 (1.75%) SharePoint Server
11 9 (0.58%) Kentico
12 7 (0.45%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.39%) ArcGIS
13 6 (0.39%) DNN
13 6 (0.39%) Joomla!
14 5 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.32%) Drupal
14 5 (0.32%) Confluence
14 5 (0.32%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 143 (9.25%) MS Excel
2 38 (2.46%) MS Office
3 32 (2.07%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.78%) Photoshop
5 9 (0.58%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 2 (0.13%) MS Project
8 1 (0.065%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.065%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 41 (2.65%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 6 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.26%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.26%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.19%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) Exstream
6 2 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
7 1 (0.065%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.065%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.065%) Dynamics GP
7 1 (0.065%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.065%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 1 (0.065%) Aligne
7 1 (0.065%) ReMetrica
7 1 (0.065%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.065%) Summit
7 1 (0.065%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.065%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 91 (5.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (1.29%) PaaS
3 10 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (0.32%) SaaS
4 5 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.19%) Office 365
5 3 (0.19%) GitHub
6 1 (0.065%) Gitorious
6 1 (0.065%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 29 (1.88%) Internet
2 19 (1.23%) HTTP
3 16 (1.03%) Intranet
4 14 (0.91%) LDAP
5 10 (0.65%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.58%) DNS
7 8 (0.52%) Firewall
8 4 (0.26%) Extranet
8 4 (0.26%) DMZ
8 4 (0.26%) Kerberos
9 3 (0.19%) SMTP
9 3 (0.19%) FTP
9 3 (0.19%) Network Security
10 2 (0.13%) NAS
10 2 (0.13%) Wireless
10 2 (0.13%) DHCP
10 2 (0.13%) SAN
10 2 (0.13%) Modbus
11 1 (0.065%) VPN
11 1 (0.065%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 884 (57.18%) SQL Server
2 341 (22.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 123 (7.96%) SQL Server 2012
4 114 (7.37%) SQL Server 2005
5 105 (6.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 103 (6.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 94 (6.08%) Relational Database
8 44 (2.85%) Oracle Database
9 38 (2.46%) SSDT
10 34 (2.20%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 32 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
12 28 (1.81%) RDBMS
12 28 (1.81%) NoSQL
13 25 (1.62%) MySQL
14 23 (1.49%) MongoDB
15 22 (1.42%) RavenDB
16 17 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
16 17 (1.10%) DTS
17 16 (1.03%) SQL Server 2000
17 16 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 426 (27.55%) Visual Studio
2 252 (16.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 130 (8.41%) NUnit
4 102 (6.60%) Git (software)
5 81 (5.24%) TeamCity
6 71 (4.59%) MSTest
7 63 (4.08%) SpecFlow
8 57 (3.69%) Rhino Mocks
9 56 (3.62%) Subversion
10 46 (2.98%) MSBuild
11 43 (2.78%) Moq
11 43 (2.78%) Maven
12 42 (2.72%) Selenium
13 36 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
14 35 (2.26%) NuGet
15 34 (2.20%) Artifactory
16 33 (2.13%) Gradle
17 27 (1.75%) JIRA
18 23 (1.49%) Cucumber
19 21 (1.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 178 (11.51%) Finance
2 90 (5.82%) Banking
3 47 (3.04%) Retail
4 40 (2.59%) Marketing
5 39 (2.52%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.33%) Back Office
7 24 (1.55%) Front Office
8 15 (0.97%) Manufacturing
9 13 (0.84%) Advertising
10 12 (0.78%) Telecoms
11 10 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
12 9 (0.58%) Legal
13 7 (0.45%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.39%) Electronics
14 6 (0.39%) German Language
15 4 (0.26%) International Banking
15 4 (0.26%) Publishing
15 4 (0.26%) Military
15 4 (0.26%) Billing
16 3 (0.19%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1198 (77.49%) Developer
2 725 (46.90%) .NET Developer
3 362 (23.42%) C# Developer
4 254 (16.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 171 (11.06%) ASP.NET Developer
6 127 (8.21%) Senior Developer
7 98 (6.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 92 (5.95%) Web Developer
9 75 (4.85%) Senior .NET Developer
10 74 (4.79%) Architect
11 64 (4.14%) Software Developer
12 62 (4.01%) Software Engineer
13 59 (3.82%) SQL Developer
14 52 (3.36%) Analyst
15 51 (3.30%) SharePoint Developer
16 35 (2.26%) Agile .NET Developer
16 35 (2.26%) .NET Web Developer
17 33 (2.13%) Release Engineer
17 33 (2.13%) Build Engineer
17 33 (2.13%) Build and Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1546 (100.00%) .NET
2 898 (58.09%) ASP.NET
3 675 (43.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 597 (38.62%) HTML
5 522 (33.76%) CSS
6 491 (31.76%) jQuery
7 460 (29.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 442 (28.59%) WCF
9 363 (23.48%) Web Services
10 285 (18.43%) XML
11 216 (13.97%) HTML5
12 210 (13.58%) LINQ
13 186 (12.03%) WPF
14 181 (11.71%) Ajax
15 125 (8.09%) CSS3
16 119 (7.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
17 116 (7.50%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 114 (7.37%) REST
18 114 (7.37%) JSON
19 107 (6.92%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 43 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 40 (2.59%) Inversion of Control
3 38 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
4 29 (1.88%) Open Source
5 27 (1.75%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.49%) Mobile App
7 22 (1.42%) Client/Server
8 20 (1.29%) Derivative
9 14 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 12 (0.78%) NHS
11 11 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 11 (0.71%) Wiki
12 10 (0.65%) Visualisation
12 10 (0.65%) Equity Derivative
13 9 (0.58%) W3C
13 9 (0.58%) Data Integration
13 9 (0.58%) RIA
13 9 (0.58%) Market Risk
14 8 (0.52%) Clustering
15 7 (0.45%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 317 (20.50%) Windows
2 50 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
2 50 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
3 34 (2.20%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (1.68%) UNIX
5 17 (1.10%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.10%) Linux
6 15 (0.97%) Android
7 6 (0.39%) Windows XP
8 5 (0.32%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.26%) Windows Phone 8
10 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.19%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.065%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.065%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.065%) HPUX
12 1 (0.065%) Solaris
12 1 (0.065%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 826 (53.43%) MVC
2 403 (26.07%) TDD
3 337 (21.80%) Agile Software Development
4 270 (17.46%) Scrum
5 211 (13.65%) OO
6 170 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
6 170 (11.00%) Unit Testing
7 159 (10.28%) Web Development
8 143 (9.25%) BDD
9 112 (7.24%) Software Engineering
10 104 (6.73%) SOA
11 103 (6.66%) Dependency Injection
12 100 (6.47%) MVVM
13 98 (6.34%) E-Commerce
14 91 (5.89%) UML
15 87 (5.63%) OOP
16 82 (5.30%) Automated Testing
17 74 (4.79%) OOD
18 70 (4.53%) Workflow
19 68 (4.40%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1198 (77.49%) C#
2 623 (40.30%) JavaScript
3 585 (37.84%) SQL
4 220 (14.23%) T-SQL
5 105 (6.79%) VB.NET
6 78 (5.05%) Java
7 68 (4.40%) PL/SQL
8 52 (3.36%) VB
9 42 (2.72%) PowerShell
10 38 (2.46%) XAML
10 38 (2.46%) C++
11 32 (2.07%) VBScript
12 25 (1.62%) C
13 23 (1.49%) VB6
14 21 (1.36%) PHP
15 17 (1.10%) VBA
16 12 (0.78%) Python
17 10 (0.65%) Ruby
18 9 (0.58%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.39%) VC++
Qualifications
1 94 (6.08%) Degree
2 87 (5.63%) Security Cleared
3 69 (4.46%) SC Cleared
4 32 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 10 (0.65%) MCSE
5 10 (0.65%) DV Cleared
6 7 (0.45%) MCSD
7 6 (0.39%) MCTS
8 5 (0.32%) MCP
9 4 (0.26%) MCAD
9 4 (0.26%) MCITP
9 4 (0.26%) LPIC
10 3 (0.19%) MCPD
10 3 (0.19%) GISP
10 3 (0.19%) PMI Certification
10 3 (0.19%) MBA
10 3 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 2 (0.13%) PMP
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 48 (3.10%) QA
2 14 (0.91%) SLA
3 12 (0.78%) PCI DSS
4 11 (0.71%) ISO 9001
5 10 (0.65%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 6 (0.39%) Basel III
7 3 (0.19%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) WCAG
9 1 (0.065%) MiFID
9 1 (0.065%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.065%) EMIR
System Software
1 25 (1.62%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.26%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
5 2 (0.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.32%) Puppet
2 5 (0.32%) Control-M
3 3 (0.19%) SCCM
4 2 (0.13%) SCOM
4 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
5 1 (0.065%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 536 (34.67%) Microsoft
2 177 (11.45%) Oracle
3 56 (3.62%) Sitecore
4 35 (2.26%) Red Gate
5 25 (1.62%) EPiServer
6 23 (1.49%) Telerik
7 15 (0.97%) SAP
8 13 (0.84%) JBoss
8 13 (0.84%) Informatica
8 13 (0.84%) Ektron
8 13 (0.84%) Twitter
9 12 (0.78%) Meridio
10 11 (0.71%) VMware
11 10 (0.65%) DevExpress
11 10 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
12 7 (0.45%) CA
12 7 (0.45%) Sybase
12 7 (0.45%) ESRI
13 6 (0.39%) Zend
13 6 (0.39%) TIBCO
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