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 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 126 159 121
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -38
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 808 637 710
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.66% 1.35% 1.70%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.19% 4.93% 6.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 576 427 431
Average daily rate
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£363 £360 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.69% +7.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 17 13
Average hourly rate £36.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.10 £30.00 £30.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.00 £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
13049 12908 11359
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 26.84% 27.30% 27.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 8591 8340 7310
Average daily rate £390 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 204 303
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.00 £17.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 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 27 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 27 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 +14 305 £385 +2.66% 144
South East +23 168 £350 -1.06% 88
South West +42 86 £375 +15.38% 38
Yorkshire +3 61 £325 +12.06% 52
West Midlands +23 60 £366 +17.20% 46
North West -18 49 £350 - 84
East of England +3 47 £375 +7.14% 35
East Midlands -14 30 £375 +7.14% 28
North East +9 11 £315 -0.78% 19
Midlands - 1 - -
.NET Framework
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.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 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 1492 (100.00%) .NET
2 1224 (82.04%) C#
3 838 (56.17%) SQL Server
4 768 (51.47%) ASP.NET
5 698 (46.78%) MVC
6 685 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
7 642 (43.03%) JavaScript
8 626 (41.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 561 (37.60%) SQL
10 529 (35.46%) Microsoft
11 525 (35.19%) HTML
12 475 (31.84%) jQuery
13 465 (31.17%) WCF
14 448 (30.03%) CSS
15 435 (29.16%) TDD
16 411 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
17 382 (25.60%) Web Services
18 352 (23.59%) Visual Studio
19 349 (23.39%) Scrum
20 336 (22.52%) XML
21 278 (18.63%) OO
22 261 (17.49%) Finance
23 239 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
24 238 (15.95%) Windows
25 236 (15.82%) LINQ
26 223 (14.95%) T-SQL
27 205 (13.74%) WPF
28 203 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
29 177 (11.86%) Unit Testing
30 176 (11.80%) Oracle

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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
1 114 (7.64%) IIS
2 111 (7.44%) CMS
3 102 (6.84%) SharePoint
4 74 (4.96%) BizTalk Server
5 45 (3.02%) Sitecore CMS
6 37 (2.48%) SharePoint 2013
7 31 (2.08%) Node.js
7 31 (2.08%) Umbraco
7 31 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
8 23 (1.54%) Kentico
9 18 (1.21%) TIBCO EMS
10 15 (1.01%) Confluence
11 14 (0.94%) Apache
12 10 (0.67%) MQSeries
12 10 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
13 9 (0.60%) Documentum
13 9 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.47%) Sitefinity
15 6 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 6 (0.40%) WebSphere
Applications
1 129 (8.65%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.75%) MS Office
3 29 (1.94%) MS Visio
4 28 (1.88%) MS PowerPoint
5 9 (0.60%) InfoPath
6 4 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) DOC1
8 1 (0.067%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 62 (4.16%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.27%) Oracle EBS
3 7 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.27%) Google Analytics
4 4 (0.27%) SiteCatalyst
4 4 (0.27%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.27%) WebTrends
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.13%) Endur
5 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
5 2 (0.13%) Summit
5 2 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
5 2 (0.13%) SAP ECC
6 1 (0.067%) Magento
6 1 (0.067%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.067%) Radian6
6 1 (0.067%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.067%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 87 (5.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (0.87%) SaaS
3 9 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.40%) Office 365
5 3 (0.20%) IaaS
6 2 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (0.067%) Heroku
7 1 (0.067%) SoftLayer
7 1 (0.067%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 54 (3.62%) HTTP
2 31 (2.08%) Internet
3 10 (0.67%) FTP
4 9 (0.60%) SSL
4 9 (0.60%) Intranet
5 8 (0.54%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.54%) VPN
6 7 (0.47%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.34%) AMQP
8 4 (0.27%) OpenVPN
8 4 (0.27%) ZigBee
8 4 (0.27%) DNS
8 4 (0.27%) 802.15
9 3 (0.20%) LDAP
10 2 (0.13%) ATM
10 2 (0.13%) Broadband
10 2 (0.13%) Firewall
10 2 (0.13%) DHCP
10 2 (0.13%) VLAN
11 1 (0.067%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 838 (56.17%) SQL Server
2 239 (16.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 91 (6.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 84 (5.63%) Relational Database
6 59 (3.95%) Oracle Database
7 57 (3.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 47 (3.15%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (2.35%) MongoDB
10 29 (1.94%) NoSQL
10 29 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 26 (1.74%) MySQL
12 18 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
12 18 (1.21%) SQL Server 2000
12 18 (1.21%) Big Data
13 17 (1.14%) Hadoop
14 16 (1.07%) Oracle Database 11g
15 15 (1.01%) Couchbase
16 14 (0.94%) RDBMS
17 12 (0.80%) DTS
Development Applications
1 352 (23.59%) Visual Studio
2 203 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
3 165 (11.06%) NUnit
4 71 (4.76%) SpecFlow
5 67 (4.49%) MSTest
6 66 (4.42%) Selenium
7 64 (4.29%) Subversion
8 43 (2.88%) Moq
9 41 (2.75%) Rhino Mocks
9 41 (2.75%) Git (software)
10 39 (2.61%) JIRA
11 33 (2.21%) TeamCity
12 28 (1.88%) ReSharper
12 28 (1.88%) WebDriver
13 23 (1.54%) StyleCop
14 21 (1.41%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 19 (1.27%) MSBuild
16 18 (1.21%) Jenkins
16 18 (1.21%) MSI
17 15 (1.01%) Fiddler
General
1 261 (17.49%) Finance
2 100 (6.70%) Banking
3 62 (4.16%) Investment Banking
4 56 (3.75%) Retail
5 36 (2.41%) Front Office
6 33 (2.21%) Back Office
7 27 (1.81%) Marketing
8 21 (1.41%) Publishing
9 20 (1.34%) Manufacturing
10 13 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 12 (0.80%) Legal
12 10 (0.67%) Law
12 10 (0.67%) Advertising
12 10 (0.67%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.60%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.40%) Games
14 6 (0.40%) German Language
15 4 (0.27%) Local Government
15 4 (0.27%) Multimedia
16 3 (0.20%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1150 (77.08%) Developer
2 656 (43.97%) .NET Developer
3 338 (22.65%) C# Developer
4 243 (16.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 135 (9.05%) ASP.NET Developer
6 116 (7.77%) Senior Developer
7 112 (7.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 106 (7.10%) Architect
9 77 (5.16%) Web Developer
10 73 (4.89%) Analyst
10 73 (4.89%) Software Developer
11 53 (3.55%) Senior .NET Developer
12 41 (2.75%) SQL Developer
13 37 (2.48%) .NET Web Developer
14 36 (2.41%) Solutions Architect
15 34 (2.28%) SharePoint Developer
15 34 (2.28%) Agile .NET Developer
16 33 (2.21%) AWS Developer
17 32 (2.14%) Lead Developer
18 30 (2.01%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1492 (100.00%) .NET
2 768 (51.47%) ASP.NET
3 626 (41.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 525 (35.19%) HTML
5 475 (31.84%) jQuery
6 465 (31.17%) WCF
7 448 (30.03%) CSS
8 411 (27.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 382 (25.60%) Web Services
10 336 (22.52%) XML
11 236 (15.82%) LINQ
12 205 (13.74%) WPF
13 174 (11.66%) HTML5
14 167 (11.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 157 (10.52%) AngularJS
16 140 (9.38%) Ajax
17 118 (7.91%) JSON
18 113 (7.57%) CSS3
19 110 (7.37%) REST
20 98 (6.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 96 (6.43%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (5.23%) Computer Science
3 61 (4.09%) Inversion of Control
4 50 (3.35%) N-Tier
5 39 (2.61%) Open Source
6 36 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
7 30 (2.01%) Derivative
8 26 (1.74%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.74%) Mobile App
9 25 (1.68%) User Experience
10 19 (1.27%) GIS
10 19 (1.27%) Client/Server
11 18 (1.21%) Algorithms
12 17 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (1.01%) Mathematics
14 13 (0.87%) Data Structures
14 13 (0.87%) Social Media
15 12 (0.80%) Equities
15 12 (0.80%) NHS
16 11 (0.74%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 238 (15.95%) Windows
2 33 (2.21%) Android
3 29 (1.94%) Linux
4 26 (1.74%) Apple iOS
5 24 (1.61%) UNIX
6 23 (1.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (1.34%) Windows Server 2003
8 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (0.67%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.34%) Windows CE
11 4 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
12 3 (0.20%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.067%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.067%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.067%) Windows NT
13 1 (0.067%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (46.78%) MVC
2 685 (45.91%) Agile Software Development
3 435 (29.16%) TDD
4 349 (23.39%) Scrum
5 278 (18.63%) OO
6 177 (11.86%) Unit Testing
7 175 (11.73%) BDD
8 139 (9.32%) SOA
9 120 (8.04%) Web Development
10 113 (7.57%) OOD
11 111 (7.44%) E-Commerce
12 106 (7.10%) CRM
13 92 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
14 78 (5.23%) Software Engineering
15 77 (5.16%) Workflow
16 72 (4.83%) Dependency Injection
17 65 (4.36%) MVVM
17 65 (4.36%) Multithreading
18 61 (4.09%) UML
19 60 (4.02%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1224 (82.04%) C#
2 642 (43.03%) JavaScript
3 561 (37.60%) SQL
4 223 (14.95%) T-SQL
5 126 (8.45%) Java
6 110 (7.37%) VB.NET
7 59 (3.95%) VB
8 34 (2.28%) PowerShell
9 33 (2.21%) Ruby
9 33 (2.21%) VBScript
9 33 (2.21%) C++
10 24 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 21 (1.41%) XAML
12 20 (1.34%) PHP
13 18 (1.21%) VBA
14 16 (1.07%) C
15 12 (0.80%) Python
16 11 (0.74%) XPath
17 10 (0.67%) Scala
18 9 (0.60%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 115 (7.71%) Degree
2 86 (5.76%) Security Cleared
3 43 (2.88%) SC Cleared
4 41 (2.75%) Microsoft Certification
5 21 (1.41%) ISEB
6 19 (1.27%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.74%) MCP
8 6 (0.40%) MCAD
8 6 (0.40%) MCSD
8 6 (0.40%) MCPD
9 5 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
9 5 (0.34%) MCTS
10 3 (0.20%) MCITP
10 3 (0.20%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.20%) HND
10 3 (0.20%) MCSE
11 2 (0.13%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) CCDA
11 2 (0.13%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 57 (3.82%) QA
2 19 (1.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.21%) ISO 9000
4 15 (1.01%) ISO 9001
5 8 (0.54%) SLA
6 5 (0.34%) WCAG
7 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.13%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.13%) WAI
8 2 (0.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.13%) GxP
9 1 (0.067%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.067%) COBIT
9 1 (0.067%) JSP 440
System Software
1 16 (1.07%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.47%) ISA Server
2 7 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.34%) Firmware
3 5 (0.34%) vSphere
4 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
5 2 (0.13%) UAG
6 1 (0.067%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 23 (1.54%) Puppet
2 15 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.40%) Control-M
4 4 (0.27%) WMI
5 3 (0.20%) StatsD
6 2 (0.13%) SCOM
6 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.067%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.067%) SCCM
Vendors
1 529 (35.46%) Microsoft
2 176 (11.80%) Oracle
3 59 (3.95%) Sitecore
4 33 (2.21%) Telerik
5 32 (2.14%) Infragistics
6 30 (2.01%) IBM
7 29 (1.94%) DevExpress
8 28 (1.88%) Salesforce.com
9 24 (1.61%) SAP
9 24 (1.61%) EPiServer
10 20 (1.34%) TIBCO
11 14 (0.94%) Sybase
11 14 (0.94%) Twitter
12 12 (0.80%) Ektron
13 11 (0.74%) ESRI
14 10 (0.67%) Adobe
15 9 (0.60%) Google
15 9 (0.60%) Tableau
16 8 (0.54%) Business Objects
17 7 (0.47%) Informatica
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