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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 162 140 108
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -32
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 768 799 950
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.45% 1.59% 1.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.07% 5.60% 6.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 513 669
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 11 8
Average hourly rate £46.25 £37.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.33% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.05 £35.75 £21.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £37.50 £56.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.63 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -9.09%
.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
15141 14259 14334
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.49% 28.34% 29.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 10442 9185 9380
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £270 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £538 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 259 195 249
Average hourly rate £39.38 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £16.00 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +7 324 £400 - 95
South East -42 128 £360 +10.76% 90
South West +47 92 £350 +16.66% 39
East of England -26 52 £339 +8.56% 26
Yorkshire -44 45 £333 +5.55% 41
West Midlands -2 37 £325 - 34
North East -11 29 £310 -11.42% 12
North West -56 26 £338 +3.84% 68
East Midlands -10 25 £375 +11.94% 31
Midlands +3 2 £450 -
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 1583 (100.00%) .NET
2 1267 (80.04%) C#
3 963 (60.83%) SQL Server
4 861 (54.39%) ASP.NET
5 835 (52.75%) MVC
6 696 (43.97%) Entity Framework
7 691 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
8 668 (42.20%) JavaScript
9 613 (38.72%) SQL
10 537 (33.92%) HTML
11 510 (32.22%) Microsoft
12 497 (31.40%) ASP.NET MVC
13 442 (27.92%) WCF
14 424 (26.78%) jQuery
15 418 (26.41%) CSS
16 392 (24.76%) TDD
17 363 (22.93%) Web Services
18 304 (19.20%) Scrum
19 294 (18.57%) Finance
20 289 (18.26%) XML
21 280 (17.69%) Visual Studio
22 275 (17.37%) AngularJS
23 259 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
24 254 (16.05%) Unit Testing
25 243 (15.35%) ASP.NET Web API
26 232 (14.66%) Windows
27 219 (13.83%) OO
28 218 (13.77%) T-SQL
29 217 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
30 214 (13.52%) HTML5

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 138 (8.72%) IIS
2 109 (6.89%) CMS
3 104 (6.57%) SharePoint
4 66 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
5 59 (3.73%) Node.js
6 44 (2.78%) Sitecore CMS
7 37 (2.34%) Umbraco
8 33 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
9 28 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (1.33%) MQSeries
11 17 (1.07%) Tomcat
11 17 (1.07%) K2 blackpearl
12 12 (0.76%) JBoss
13 11 (0.69%) Apache
13 11 (0.69%) Kentico
13 11 (0.69%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.57%) Oracle Workflow
15 8 (0.51%) Documentum
15 8 (0.51%) Sitefinity
16 7 (0.44%) Immediacy CMS
Applications
1 129 (8.15%) MS Excel
2 29 (1.83%) MS Office
3 12 (0.76%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.44%) Photoshop
5 6 (0.38%) Mingle
6 5 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.25%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.19%) MS Project
9 1 (0.063%) Simulink
9 1 (0.063%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 49 (3.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.57%) WebTrends
2 9 (0.57%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.25%) Maximo
4 4 (0.25%) Aligne
5 3 (0.19%) Magento
6 2 (0.13%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.063%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.063%) Summit
7 1 (0.063%) RMDS
7 1 (0.063%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 69 (4.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (0.63%) IaaS
5 9 (0.57%) Google Analytics
5 9 (0.57%) Adobe Analytics
5 9 (0.57%) SaaS
6 4 (0.25%) GitHub
7 3 (0.19%) Office 365
7 3 (0.19%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.13%) Sage Pay
9 1 (0.063%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.063%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.063%) PaaS
9 1 (0.063%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (2.27%) HTTP
2 32 (2.02%) Internet
3 14 (0.88%) SSL
4 8 (0.51%) DNS
5 7 (0.44%) TCP/IP
5 7 (0.44%) Wireshark
6 6 (0.38%) FTP
7 4 (0.25%) Intranet
7 4 (0.25%) NetScaler
8 3 (0.19%) AMQP
8 3 (0.19%) Extranet
8 3 (0.19%) SMTP
9 2 (0.13%) NAS
10 1 (0.063%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.063%) ZigBee
10 1 (0.063%) LDAP
10 1 (0.063%) ATM
10 1 (0.063%) GSM
10 1 (0.063%) VPN
10 1 (0.063%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 963 (60.83%) SQL Server
2 259 (16.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 129 (8.15%) SQL Server 2012
4 127 (8.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 116 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 76 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 57 (3.60%) NoSQL
7 57 (3.60%) SQL Server 2005
8 55 (3.47%) MongoDB
9 52 (3.28%) Oracle Database
10 49 (3.10%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (2.65%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.96%) Apache Cassandra
13 29 (1.83%) MySQL
14 24 (1.52%) Microsoft Analysis Services
14 24 (1.52%) Oracle Database 11g
15 21 (1.33%) SQL Server 2000
16 19 (1.20%) Oracle Database 10g
17 18 (1.14%) Hadoop
18 16 (1.01%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 280 (17.69%) Visual Studio
2 217 (13.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 112 (7.08%) NUnit
4 79 (4.99%) Subversion
5 77 (4.86%) Git (software)
6 69 (4.36%) TeamCity
7 58 (3.66%) Selenium
8 45 (2.84%) SpecFlow
9 43 (2.72%) ReSharper
10 34 (2.15%) Rhino Mocks
11 29 (1.83%) MSTest
12 23 (1.45%) MSBuild
13 21 (1.33%) Moq
14 20 (1.26%) Octopus Deploy
14 20 (1.26%) JIRA
15 18 (1.14%) WebDriver
16 16 (1.01%) Fiddler
17 15 (0.95%) VSS/SourceSafe
18 14 (0.88%) Visual Studio Team System
19 12 (0.76%) CruiseControl
General
1 294 (18.57%) Finance
2 112 (7.08%) Banking
3 52 (3.28%) Investment Banking
4 51 (3.22%) Law
5 41 (2.59%) Back Office
6 37 (2.34%) Retail
7 35 (2.21%) Legal
8 33 (2.08%) Marketing
9 30 (1.90%) Front Office
10 25 (1.58%) Manufacturing
11 18 (1.14%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.76%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.63%) Advertising
14 9 (0.57%) Publishing
15 6 (0.38%) Electronics
16 5 (0.32%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.32%) Local Government
16 5 (0.32%) Dutch Language
17 4 (0.25%) Automotive
17 4 (0.25%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1227 (77.51%) Developer
2 696 (43.97%) .NET Developer
3 320 (20.21%) C# Developer
4 217 (13.71%) C# .NET Developer
5 148 (9.35%) ASP.NET Developer
6 114 (7.20%) Architect
7 113 (7.14%) Senior Developer
8 111 (7.01%) Web Developer
9 98 (6.19%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 72 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 57 (3.60%) Analyst
12 56 (3.54%) Senior .NET Developer
13 53 (3.35%) SQL Developer
14 50 (3.16%) Agile .NET Developer
15 44 (2.78%) Software Engineer
16 42 (2.65%) Applications Developer
16 42 (2.65%) WPF Developer
17 39 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
18 33 (2.08%) AWS Developer
19 32 (2.02%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1583 (100.00%) .NET
2 861 (54.39%) ASP.NET
3 696 (43.97%) Entity Framework
4 537 (33.92%) HTML
5 497 (31.40%) ASP.NET MVC
6 442 (27.92%) WCF
7 424 (26.78%) jQuery
8 418 (26.41%) CSS
9 363 (22.93%) Web Services
10 289 (18.26%) XML
11 275 (17.37%) AngularJS
12 243 (15.35%) ASP.NET Web API
13 214 (13.52%) HTML5
14 209 (13.20%) LINQ
15 195 (12.32%) WPF
16 143 (9.03%) SOAP
17 140 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 136 (8.59%) Ajax
19 127 (8.02%) JSON
20 125 (7.90%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 87 (5.50%) Analytical Skills
2 73 (4.61%) N-Tier
3 44 (2.78%) Management Information System
4 43 (2.72%) Inversion of Control
5 42 (2.65%) Client/Server
6 41 (2.59%) User Experience
7 37 (2.34%) Computer Science
8 35 (2.21%) Enterprise Software
9 26 (1.64%) Derivative
10 23 (1.45%) Visualisation
11 16 (1.01%) GIS
12 15 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
13 12 (0.76%) NHS
13 12 (0.76%) Mobile App
14 11 (0.69%) W3C
15 10 (0.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 10 (0.63%) Market Risk
15 10 (0.63%) RIA
16 9 (0.57%) Credit Risk
17 8 (0.51%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 232 (14.66%) Windows
2 38 (2.40%) Windows Server 2008
3 36 (2.27%) UNIX
4 33 (2.08%) Linux
5 32 (2.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 29 (1.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.76%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.69%) Android
9 6 (0.38%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.25%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.19%) MVS
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.063%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.063%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.063%) VME
13 1 (0.063%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 835 (52.75%) MVC
2 691 (43.65%) Agile Software Development
3 392 (24.76%) TDD
4 304 (19.20%) Scrum
5 254 (16.05%) Unit Testing
6 219 (13.83%) OO
7 152 (9.60%) SOA
8 147 (9.29%) BDD
9 143 (9.03%) Continuous Integration
10 135 (8.53%) SDLC
11 130 (8.21%) Web Development
12 97 (6.13%) CRM
12 97 (6.13%) E-Commerce
13 92 (5.81%) UML
14 90 (5.69%) Software Engineering
15 78 (4.93%) OOD
16 72 (4.55%) Workflow
17 70 (4.42%) MVVM
18 69 (4.36%) Business Intelligence
19 67 (4.23%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1267 (80.04%) C#
2 668 (42.20%) JavaScript
3 613 (38.72%) SQL
4 218 (13.77%) T-SQL
5 135 (8.53%) VB.NET
6 98 (6.19%) Java
7 97 (6.13%) VB
8 44 (2.78%) C++
9 33 (2.08%) PL/SQL
10 32 (2.02%) PowerShell
11 31 (1.96%) VBScript
12 29 (1.83%) Ruby
13 24 (1.52%) VB6
14 18 (1.14%) XAML
15 15 (0.95%) VBA
16 14 (0.88%) R
16 14 (0.88%) TypeScript
17 13 (0.82%) XPath
17 13 (0.82%) Python
17 13 (0.82%) PHP
Qualifications
1 105 (6.63%) Degree
2 67 (4.23%) Security Cleared
3 34 (2.15%) SC Cleared
4 26 (1.64%) ISEB
5 20 (1.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (1.14%) DV Cleared
7 6 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
7 6 (0.38%) MCP
7 6 (0.38%) MCSD
8 5 (0.32%) HND
9 4 (0.25%) MCAD
10 3 (0.19%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.13%) MCPD
11 2 (0.13%) MCTS
11 2 (0.13%) CISSP
11 2 (0.13%) MCSE
11 2 (0.13%) MCDBA
11 2 (0.13%) MCT
12 1 (0.063%) MCSA
12 1 (0.063%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 41 (2.59%) QA
2 12 (0.76%) ISO 9000
2 12 (0.76%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (0.44%) SLA
4 4 (0.25%) ISO 9001
4 4 (0.25%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.19%) TickIT
6 2 (0.13%) GxP
6 2 (0.13%) HL7
6 2 (0.13%) BS25999
7 1 (0.063%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.063%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.063%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 1 (0.063%) WCAG
7 1 (0.063%) WAI
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
7 1 (0.063%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 14 (0.88%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.44%) ISA Server
3 2 (0.13%) Samba
3 2 (0.13%) Firmware
3 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.063%) GridGain
4 1 (0.063%) Docker
4 1 (0.063%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 16 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (0.69%) StatsD
3 9 (0.57%) Puppet
4 7 (0.44%) Control-M
5 4 (0.25%) Oracle RMAN
6 3 (0.19%) SCOM
7 2 (0.13%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (0.13%) WMI
7 2 (0.13%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.13%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.13%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.063%) MOM
8 1 (0.063%) SCCM
Vendors
1 510 (32.22%) Microsoft
2 141 (8.91%) Oracle
3 47 (2.97%) Sitecore
4 30 (1.90%) EPiServer
5 25 (1.58%) Twitter
6 23 (1.45%) Telerik
7 22 (1.39%) SAP
7 22 (1.39%) Tableau
8 21 (1.33%) IBM
9 18 (1.14%) Adobe
10 16 (1.01%) Remedy
11 14 (0.88%) Bloomberg
12 13 (0.82%) Google
13 12 (0.76%) Apigee
14 11 (0.69%) Mashery
14 11 (0.69%) Teradata
14 11 (0.69%) Kofax
14 11 (0.69%) Citrix
15 10 (0.63%) Infragistics
16 9 (0.57%) Aprimo
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ninesharp
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Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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London
Dawson & Walsh
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Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
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Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
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Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
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Poole, Dorset
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Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
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London
TEKsystems
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Taunton, Somerset
Search Consultancy
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Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per annum + Negotiable Depending on Experience
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London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
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Square One Resources
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London
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Rate: £450 - £550 per day
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Hertfordshire
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Warwickshire
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