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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 162 130 111
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -19
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 753 821 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.46% 1.66% 1.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.21% 5.92% 6.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 519 541 587
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £513 £574
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 14
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £39.51
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -5.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £37.50 £57.66
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
.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
14460 13870 13417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.96% 28.09% 28.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 9914 9065 8711
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 212 203 276
Average hourly rate £39.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +2.94%

.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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -14 333 £400 - 127
South East -21 117 £350 +12.90% 66
South West +13 80 £338 +3.84% 44
Yorkshire -3 64 £325 +4.00% 35
West Midlands -2 36 £369 +13.46% 32
East of England -49 35 £350 +7.69% 33
North West -35 34 £325 - 65
North East -5 28 £315 -10.00% 9
East Midlands -19 20 £375 +4.16% 20
Midlands - 2 £450 -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1643 (100.00%) .NET
2 1320 (80.34%) C#
3 974 (59.28%) SQL Server
4 905 (55.08%) ASP.NET
5 860 (52.34%) MVC
6 758 (46.14%) Entity Framework
7 738 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
8 692 (42.12%) JavaScript
9 603 (36.70%) SQL
10 566 (34.45%) HTML
11 541 (32.93%) Microsoft
12 517 (31.47%) ASP.NET MVC
13 478 (29.09%) WCF
14 468 (28.48%) jQuery
15 451 (27.45%) CSS
16 421 (25.62%) TDD
17 375 (22.82%) Web Services
18 350 (21.30%) Scrum
19 323 (19.66%) XML
20 307 (18.69%) Visual Studio
21 285 (17.35%) Finance
22 268 (16.31%) AngularJS
23 259 (15.76%) SQL Server 2008
24 257 (15.64%) Unit Testing
25 253 (15.40%) LINQ
26 243 (14.79%) OO
27 240 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web API
28 224 (13.63%) T-SQL
29 223 (13.57%) Windows
30 222 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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
1 135 (8.22%) IIS
2 110 (6.70%) CMS
3 109 (6.63%) SharePoint
4 78 (4.75%) BizTalk Server
5 52 (3.16%) Node.js
6 44 (2.68%) Sitecore CMS
7 43 (2.62%) SharePoint 2013
8 35 (2.13%) Umbraco
9 32 (1.95%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (1.34%) MQSeries
11 16 (0.97%) Kentico
12 14 (0.85%) K2 blackpearl
13 12 (0.73%) Tomcat
14 11 (0.67%) WebSphere
15 10 (0.61%) Confluence
16 9 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
17 8 (0.49%) Documentum
17 8 (0.49%) JBoss
17 8 (0.49%) Apache
18 7 (0.43%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 141 (8.58%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.83%) MS Office
3 14 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.43%) MS PowerPoint
6 6 (0.37%) InfoPath
6 6 (0.37%) Mingle
7 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
8 2 (0.12%) MS Project
9 1 (0.061%) Simulink
9 1 (0.061%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 43 (2.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.55%) WebTrends
2 9 (0.55%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.24%) Maximo
4 4 (0.24%) Magento
4 4 (0.24%) Aligne
4 4 (0.24%) Markit EDM
5 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
6 1 (0.061%) Bond Adapt
6 1 (0.061%) Summit
6 1 (0.061%) RMDS
6 1 (0.061%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 76 (4.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (1.95%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (0.61%) SaaS
4 9 (0.55%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.55%) Adobe Analytics
5 6 (0.37%) IaaS
6 5 (0.30%) Office 365
6 5 (0.30%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.12%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.061%) Rackspace Cloud
8 1 (0.061%) PaaS
8 1 (0.061%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (2.68%) HTTP
2 31 (1.89%) Internet
3 15 (0.91%) SSL
4 8 (0.49%) TCP/IP
5 6 (0.37%) DNS
6 5 (0.30%) Intranet
6 5 (0.30%) FTP
6 5 (0.30%) AMQP
7 4 (0.24%) VPN
8 3 (0.18%) SMTP
8 3 (0.18%) Wireshark
8 3 (0.18%) ZigBee
8 3 (0.18%) NAS
8 3 (0.18%) Extranet
8 3 (0.18%) 802.15
8 3 (0.18%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.18%) NetScaler
9 1 (0.061%) MPLS
9 1 (0.061%) SMPP
9 1 (0.061%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 974 (59.28%) SQL Server
2 259 (15.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 148 (9.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 114 (6.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 111 (6.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (5.05%) Relational Database
7 64 (3.90%) Oracle Database
8 59 (3.59%) MongoDB
9 57 (3.47%) SQL Server 2005
9 57 (3.47%) NoSQL
10 46 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 38 (2.31%) MySQL
12 34 (2.07%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.64%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 26 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
16 19 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
17 18 (1.10%) RDBMS
17 18 (1.10%) Oracle Database 10g
18 16 (0.97%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 307 (18.69%) Visual Studio
2 222 (13.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 132 (8.03%) NUnit
4 88 (5.36%) Subversion
5 74 (4.50%) Git (software)
6 72 (4.38%) TeamCity
7 67 (4.08%) Selenium
8 48 (2.92%) ReSharper
9 47 (2.86%) SpecFlow
10 41 (2.50%) MSTest
11 37 (2.25%) Rhino Mocks
12 29 (1.77%) JIRA
13 26 (1.58%) MSBuild
14 24 (1.46%) Moq
15 23 (1.40%) WebDriver
16 17 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
17 14 (0.85%) Visual Studio Team System
17 14 (0.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 11 (0.67%) CruiseControl
18 11 (0.67%) StyleCop
General
1 285 (17.35%) Finance
2 108 (6.57%) Banking
3 59 (3.59%) Investment Banking
4 54 (3.29%) Law
5 47 (2.86%) Retail
6 34 (2.07%) Legal
7 32 (1.95%) Back Office
8 30 (1.83%) Marketing
9 27 (1.64%) Front Office
10 23 (1.40%) Manufacturing
11 15 (0.91%) Publishing
12 14 (0.85%) Telecoms
13 11 (0.67%) Financial Institution
14 9 (0.55%) Advertising
15 6 (0.37%) Local Government
16 5 (0.30%) Games
16 5 (0.30%) Multimedia
17 4 (0.24%) Military
17 4 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
17 4 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1298 (79.00%) Developer
2 738 (44.92%) .NET Developer
3 345 (21.00%) C# Developer
4 241 (14.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 166 (10.10%) ASP.NET Developer
6 123 (7.49%) Senior Developer
7 112 (6.82%) Architect
7 112 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 111 (6.76%) Web Developer
9 78 (4.75%) Software Developer
10 69 (4.20%) Analyst
11 66 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 51 (3.10%) Agile .NET Developer
13 50 (3.04%) Applications Developer
14 49 (2.98%) SQL Developer
15 44 (2.68%) Software Engineer
16 40 (2.43%) Solutions Architect
17 37 (2.25%) .NET Web Developer
17 37 (2.25%) AWS Developer
18 35 (2.13%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1643 (100.00%) .NET
2 905 (55.08%) ASP.NET
3 758 (46.14%) Entity Framework
4 566 (34.45%) HTML
5 517 (31.47%) ASP.NET MVC
6 478 (29.09%) WCF
7 468 (28.48%) jQuery
8 451 (27.45%) CSS
9 375 (22.82%) Web Services
10 323 (19.66%) XML
11 268 (16.31%) AngularJS
12 253 (15.40%) LINQ
13 240 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web API
14 217 (13.21%) HTML5
15 214 (13.02%) WPF
16 153 (9.31%) Ajax
17 144 (8.76%) SOAP
18 139 (8.46%) JSON
19 132 (8.03%) CSS3
20 123 (7.49%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 87 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (4.44%) N-Tier
3 47 (2.86%) Inversion of Control
4 43 (2.62%) Enterprise Software
4 43 (2.62%) Client/Server
4 43 (2.62%) Computer Science
5 42 (2.56%) Management Information System
5 42 (2.56%) User Experience
6 23 (1.40%) Derivative
7 17 (1.03%) GIS
8 16 (0.97%) Visualisation
9 14 (0.85%) Mobile App
10 12 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
11 11 (0.67%) W3C
12 10 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 10 (0.61%) RIA
13 8 (0.49%) Tandem
13 8 (0.49%) NHS
14 7 (0.43%) Mathematics
14 7 (0.43%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 223 (13.57%) Windows
2 28 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 27 (1.64%) Linux
3 27 (1.64%) UNIX
3 27 (1.64%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (0.91%) Android
6 14 (0.85%) Apple iOS
7 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
7 4 (0.24%) Windows Phone
7 4 (0.24%) Windows NT
7 4 (0.24%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.18%) MVS
8 3 (0.18%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.061%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.061%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.061%) VME
9 1 (0.061%) SUSE
9 1 (0.061%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 860 (52.34%) MVC
2 738 (44.92%) Agile Software Development
3 421 (25.62%) TDD
4 350 (21.30%) Scrum
5 257 (15.64%) Unit Testing
6 243 (14.79%) OO
7 157 (9.56%) BDD
8 141 (8.58%) SOA
9 136 (8.28%) Continuous Integration
10 130 (7.91%) SDLC
11 122 (7.43%) Web Development
12 110 (6.70%) E-Commerce
13 100 (6.09%) CRM
14 93 (5.66%) Software Engineering
15 86 (5.23%) UML
16 83 (5.05%) OOD
17 79 (4.81%) OOP
18 71 (4.32%) MVVM
19 69 (4.20%) Workflow
20 64 (3.90%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 1320 (80.34%) C#
2 692 (42.12%) JavaScript
3 603 (36.70%) SQL
4 224 (13.63%) T-SQL
5 131 (7.97%) VB.NET
6 99 (6.03%) Java
7 93 (5.66%) VB
8 46 (2.80%) C++
9 38 (2.31%) Ruby
10 32 (1.95%) VBScript
11 29 (1.77%) PowerShell
12 28 (1.70%) PL/SQL
13 23 (1.40%) VB6
14 20 (1.22%) VBA
15 15 (0.91%) TypeScript
15 15 (0.91%) XAML
16 14 (0.85%) XPath
17 13 (0.79%) PHP
18 11 (0.67%) C
19 8 (0.49%) Python
Qualifications
1 109 (6.63%) Degree
2 84 (5.11%) Security Cleared
3 41 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (1.70%) ISEB
6 21 (1.28%) DV Cleared
7 11 (0.67%) MCP
8 9 (0.55%) CTC Cleared
9 8 (0.49%) MCSD
10 6 (0.37%) MCAD
11 5 (0.30%) HND
11 5 (0.30%) MCPD
12 3 (0.18%) MCTS
13 2 (0.12%) CISSP
13 2 (0.12%) MCSE
13 2 (0.12%) MCDBA
14 1 (0.061%) MCT
14 1 (0.061%) MCSA
14 1 (0.061%) Postgraduate
14 1 (0.061%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (2.68%) QA
2 14 (0.85%) ISO 9000
2 14 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.43%) SLA
4 4 (0.24%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.18%) HL7
5 3 (0.18%) GxP
6 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.12%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.12%) BS25999
6 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.061%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.061%) EMIR
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.061%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.061%) WCAG
7 1 (0.061%) WAI
System Software
1 12 (0.73%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.30%) ISA Server
3 3 (0.18%) Firmware
3 3 (0.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.12%) Samba
5 1 (0.061%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.061%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.061%) vSphere
5 1 (0.061%) GridGain
5 1 (0.061%) Docker
Systems Management
1 22 (1.34%) Puppet
2 14 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.43%) Control-M
4 6 (0.37%) StatsD
5 4 (0.24%) SCOM
5 4 (0.24%) Oracle RMAN
6 2 (0.12%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.12%) Vagrant
6 2 (0.12%) BladeLogic
6 2 (0.12%) SCCM
6 2 (0.12%) DatAdvantage
7 1 (0.061%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.061%) MOM
7 1 (0.061%) WMI
Vendors
1 541 (32.93%) Microsoft
2 148 (9.01%) Oracle
3 49 (2.98%) Sitecore
4 33 (2.01%) EPiServer
5 32 (1.95%) Telerik
6 31 (1.89%) IBM
7 23 (1.40%) SAP
8 20 (1.22%) Twitter
9 17 (1.03%) Adobe
10 16 (0.97%) Tableau
11 15 (0.91%) Bloomberg
11 15 (0.91%) Infragistics
12 14 (0.85%) Remedy
13 13 (0.79%) DevExpress
14 12 (0.73%) Google
14 12 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
14 12 (0.73%) TIBCO
15 11 (0.67%) Kofax
16 9 (0.55%) OpenText
16 9 (0.55%) Aprimo
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Cambridgeshire
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London
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Bristol, Avon
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Merseyside
People Source Consulting
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Guildford, Surrey
X4 Group
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