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 24 October 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
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 148 119 110
Rank change year-on-year
-29 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 763 835 897
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 1.43% 1.74% 1.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.30% 5.98% 6.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 556 536
Average daily rate
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£357 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £281 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 16 30
Average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.40 £15.40 £21.22
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.75 £48.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+9.58% +10.60%
.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
14397 13957 14126
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 27.01% 29.13% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9732 9259 8589
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £260
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 158 254 347
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.80 £19.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 24 October 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
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 24 October 2014.

.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 24 October 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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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 -39 294 £400 -2.43% 110
South East -12 158 £350 +1.44% 93
Yorkshire +20 68 £325 +8.33% 64
East of England +12 62 £348 +15.83% 30
West Midlands +4 60 £338 +12.50% 34
North West -42 44 £320 +4.91% 72
South West -43 36 £310 - 60
East Midlands -9 28 £325 +8.33% 21
North East - 11 £294 - 13
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 1588 (100.00%) .NET
2 1230 (77.46%) C#
3 896 (56.42%) ASP.NET
4 872 (54.91%) SQL Server
5 829 (52.20%) MVC
6 678 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
7 656 (41.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 618 (38.92%) JavaScript
9 613 (38.60%) SQL
10 566 (35.64%) HTML
11 562 (35.39%) Microsoft
12 489 (30.79%) CSS
13 477 (30.04%) ASP.NET MVC
14 460 (28.97%) WCF
15 449 (28.27%) jQuery
16 428 (26.95%) TDD
17 406 (25.57%) Visual Studio
18 352 (22.17%) Web Services
19 308 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
20 286 (18.01%) Scrum
21 274 (17.25%) Windows
22 267 (16.81%) XML
23 262 (16.50%) Team Foundation Server
24 216 (13.60%) OO
25 215 (13.54%) Finance
26 213 (13.41%) WPF
27 210 (13.22%) T-SQL
28 200 (12.59%) HTML5
29 174 (10.96%) LINQ
30 173 (10.89%) SharePoint

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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
1 173 (10.89%) SharePoint
2 132 (8.31%) IIS
3 111 (6.99%) CMS
4 71 (4.47%) BizTalk Server
5 58 (3.65%) Umbraco
6 57 (3.59%) SharePoint 2013
7 54 (3.40%) SharePoint 2010
8 53 (3.34%) Sitecore CMS
9 41 (2.58%) Node.js
10 19 (1.20%) SharePoint Server
11 13 (0.82%) Kentico
12 12 (0.76%) JBoss
13 8 (0.50%) Confluence
14 7 (0.44%) Lync
14 7 (0.44%) TIBCO EMS
14 7 (0.44%) Apache
14 7 (0.44%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
15 6 (0.38%) MS Exchange
15 6 (0.38%) Joomla!
Applications
1 149 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.32%) MS Office
3 20 (1.26%) InfoPath
4 12 (0.76%) Photoshop
5 7 (0.44%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.13%) DOC1
8 1 (0.063%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 72 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.25%) WebTrends
5 3 (0.19%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
6 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.13%) SAP ECC
7 1 (0.063%) OpenLink RightAngle
7 1 (0.063%) Aligne
7 1 (0.063%) Oracle 11i
7 1 (0.063%) Tridion
7 1 (0.063%) Teamcenter
7 1 (0.063%) Summit
7 1 (0.063%) ENOVIA
7 1 (0.063%) ZaiNet
7 1 (0.063%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 100 (6.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.20%) PaaS
3 10 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (0.38%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (0.38%) SaaS
5 3 (0.19%) GitHub
6 2 (0.13%) Office 365
7 1 (0.063%) Gitorious
7 1 (0.063%) Heroku
7 1 (0.063%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 42 (2.64%) Internet
2 18 (1.13%) Intranet
3 14 (0.88%) HTTP
4 11 (0.69%) DNS
5 10 (0.63%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.50%) LDAP
7 7 (0.44%) FTP
8 5 (0.31%) Extranet
8 5 (0.31%) Firewall
8 5 (0.31%) DHCP
9 3 (0.19%) SMTP
10 2 (0.13%) VPN
10 2 (0.13%) Kerberos
10 2 (0.13%) Wireless
10 2 (0.13%) CTI
10 2 (0.13%) SAN
10 2 (0.13%) Modbus
10 2 (0.13%) VLAN
10 2 (0.13%) NAS
11 1 (0.063%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 872 (54.91%) SQL Server
2 308 (19.40%) SQL Server 2008
3 110 (6.93%) SQL Server 2012
4 99 (6.23%) Relational Database
4 99 (6.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 97 (6.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 84 (5.29%) SQL Server 2005
7 39 (2.46%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 34 (2.14%) Oracle Database
9 30 (1.89%) SSDT
10 28 (1.76%) Data Warehouse
11 27 (1.70%) NoSQL
12 26 (1.64%) Azure SQL Database
13 25 (1.57%) RDBMS
14 24 (1.51%) MySQL
15 23 (1.45%) MongoDB
16 19 (1.20%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (0.82%) RavenDB
18 12 (0.76%) DTS
18 12 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 406 (25.57%) Visual Studio
2 262 (16.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 160 (10.08%) NUnit
4 85 (5.35%) SpecFlow
5 82 (5.16%) Git (software)
6 80 (5.04%) MSTest
7 69 (4.35%) Subversion
8 67 (4.22%) TeamCity
9 57 (3.59%) Rhino Mocks
10 55 (3.46%) Selenium
11 53 (3.34%) Moq
12 49 (3.09%) MSBuild
13 34 (2.14%) Maven
14 33 (2.08%) Visual Studio Team System
15 32 (2.02%) JIRA
16 31 (1.95%) NuGet
17 29 (1.83%) Octopus Deploy
18 27 (1.70%) Jenkins
18 27 (1.70%) StyleCop
19 25 (1.57%) Artifactory
General
1 215 (13.54%) Finance
2 101 (6.36%) Banking
3 51 (3.21%) Retail
4 44 (2.77%) Marketing
5 43 (2.71%) Investment Banking
6 36 (2.27%) Back Office
7 35 (2.20%) Front Office
8 13 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 13 (0.82%) Legal
8 13 (0.82%) Manufacturing
9 10 (0.63%) Advertising
9 10 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 9 (0.57%) Financial Institution
10 9 (0.57%) Publishing
11 8 (0.50%) German Language
12 6 (0.38%) Law
13 5 (0.31%) Multimedia
14 4 (0.25%) Billing
14 4 (0.25%) Electronics
14 4 (0.25%) International Banking
Job Titles
1 1256 (79.09%) Developer
2 750 (47.23%) .NET Developer
3 380 (23.93%) C# Developer
4 272 (17.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 154 (9.70%) Senior Developer
6 144 (9.07%) ASP.NET Developer
7 101 (6.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 97 (6.11%) Web Developer
9 89 (5.60%) Senior .NET Developer
10 72 (4.53%) Architect
11 63 (3.97%) SQL Developer
12 62 (3.90%) Software Developer
13 52 (3.27%) Software Engineer
14 50 (3.15%) Analyst
15 48 (3.02%) SharePoint Developer
16 37 (2.33%) .NET Web Developer
17 36 (2.27%) CRM Developer
18 35 (2.20%) WPF Developer
19 33 (2.08%) Programmer
19 33 (2.08%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1588 (100.00%) .NET
2 896 (56.42%) ASP.NET
3 656 (41.31%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 566 (35.64%) HTML
5 489 (30.79%) CSS
6 477 (30.04%) ASP.NET MVC
7 460 (28.97%) WCF
8 449 (28.27%) jQuery
9 352 (22.17%) Web Services
10 267 (16.81%) XML
11 213 (13.41%) WPF
12 200 (12.59%) HTML5
13 174 (10.96%) LINQ
14 162 (10.20%) Ajax
15 135 (8.50%) ASP.NET Web API
16 124 (7.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 119 (7.49%) CSS3
17 119 (7.49%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 112 (7.05%) ASP.NET MVC 3
19 111 (6.99%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 86 (5.42%) Analytical Skills
2 49 (3.09%) User Experience
3 47 (2.96%) Inversion of Control
4 41 (2.58%) Enterprise Software
5 37 (2.33%) N-Tier
6 31 (1.95%) Open Source
7 30 (1.89%) Computer Science
8 23 (1.45%) Client/Server
8 23 (1.45%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.39%) NHS
10 21 (1.32%) Derivative
11 19 (1.20%) Data Structures
12 17 (1.07%) Algorithms
13 16 (1.01%) Management Information System
14 15 (0.94%) W3C
14 15 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 15 (0.94%) Market Risk
15 13 (0.82%) Clustering
16 12 (0.76%) Wiki
17 11 (0.69%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 274 (17.25%) Windows
2 43 (2.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 38 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
4 34 (2.14%) Windows Server 2003
5 24 (1.51%) UNIX
5 24 (1.51%) Apple iOS
6 21 (1.32%) Linux
7 15 (0.94%) Android
8 7 (0.44%) Windows XP
9 6 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 5 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.19%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.19%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.13%) VxWorks
12 2 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.063%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.063%) Windows Phone 8
13 1 (0.063%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.063%) HPUX
13 1 (0.063%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 829 (52.20%) MVC
2 678 (42.70%) Agile Software Development
3 428 (26.95%) TDD
4 286 (18.01%) Scrum
5 216 (13.60%) OO
6 163 (10.26%) BDD
7 154 (9.70%) Continuous Integration
8 153 (9.63%) Unit Testing
9 144 (9.07%) Web Development
10 101 (6.36%) MVVM
11 99 (6.23%) SOA
12 95 (5.98%) Dependency Injection
13 94 (5.92%) E-Commerce
14 91 (5.73%) Software Engineering
15 88 (5.54%) CRM
16 87 (5.48%) Automated Testing
17 79 (4.97%) OOP
18 72 (4.53%) OOD
19 66 (4.16%) Workflow
20 63 (3.97%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 1230 (77.46%) C#
2 618 (38.92%) JavaScript
3 613 (38.60%) SQL
4 210 (13.22%) T-SQL
5 118 (7.43%) VB.NET
6 99 (6.23%) Java
7 78 (4.91%) PL/SQL
8 62 (3.90%) PowerShell
9 48 (3.02%) VB
10 42 (2.64%) C++
11 32 (2.02%) VBScript
12 27 (1.70%) XAML
13 20 (1.26%) PHP
13 20 (1.26%) C
14 17 (1.07%) Python
15 15 (0.94%) VB6
16 14 (0.88%) VBA
17 12 (0.76%) Ruby
18 7 (0.44%) TypeScript
19 6 (0.38%) VC++
Qualifications
1 93 (5.86%) Degree
2 81 (5.10%) Security Cleared
3 56 (3.53%) SC Cleared
4 25 (1.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (0.57%) ISEB
6 7 (0.44%) MCSD
6 7 (0.44%) MCSE
7 6 (0.38%) MCTS
8 5 (0.31%) DV Cleared
9 4 (0.25%) LPIC
9 4 (0.25%) MCP
10 3 (0.19%) MCAD
10 3 (0.19%) MCITP
10 3 (0.19%) BC Cleared
10 3 (0.19%) GISP
11 2 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 2 (0.13%) Chartered Engineer
11 2 (0.13%) CCNA
11 2 (0.13%) ISTQB
11 2 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (3.72%) QA
2 11 (0.69%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.63%) SLA
4 7 (0.44%) PCI DSS
5 5 (0.31%) Basel III
6 4 (0.25%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 4 (0.25%) WCAG
7 3 (0.19%) HL7
8 2 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.13%) WAI
9 1 (0.063%) COBIT
9 1 (0.063%) MiFID
9 1 (0.063%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.063%) EMIR
System Software
1 36 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 8 (0.50%) Hyper-V
3 7 (0.44%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.19%) ISA Server
4 3 (0.19%) vSphere
4 3 (0.19%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.13%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.063%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.50%) Puppet
3 7 (0.44%) Control-M
4 3 (0.19%) SCOM
4 3 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.13%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.13%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.13%) SCCM
6 1 (0.063%) CA SiteMinder
Vendors
1 562 (35.39%) Microsoft
2 170 (10.71%) Oracle
3 70 (4.41%) Sitecore
4 28 (1.76%) Red Gate
5 26 (1.64%) EPiServer
6 24 (1.51%) Telerik
7 17 (1.07%) SAP
8 15 (0.94%) Ektron
9 13 (0.82%) Informatica
9 13 (0.82%) Twitter
10 11 (0.69%) DevExpress
11 10 (0.63%) Sybase
11 10 (0.63%) VMware
12 9 (0.57%) Open Text
12 9 (0.57%) TIBCO
13 8 (0.50%) Adobe
13 8 (0.50%) Meridio
14 7 (0.44%) Infragistics
14 7 (0.44%) IBM
15 6 (0.38%) HP
Bristol, Avon
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
TEKsystems
Rate: £380 - £390 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £200 - £294 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Vivid Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
West Midlands
Technology Sourcing Limited
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Ipswich, Suffolk
Timothy James Consulting Ltd
Rate: £175 - £200 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Hertfordshire
Volt
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