The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 3717 4332 4309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.44% 8.40% 8.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.25% 29.93% 32.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2668 3092 2799
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 44 55
Median hourly rate £40.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.70% +13.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £20.94 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.17 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £41.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.21% +17.14%
.NET
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
14722 14473 13373
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.49% 28.06% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 10390 9929 8794
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 188 209 191
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.63 £18.00 £16.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.80 £55.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the England region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in England

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the England region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in England

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in England

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the England region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in England

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in England

.NET
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the England region over the 3 months to 24 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -3 1587 £450 - 566
South East -6 611 £380 +1.33% 340
North West +11 306 £336 -3.92% 205
South West -2 283 £350 +3.70% 156
Yorkshire -5 258 £338 +2.27% 150
West Midlands -4 255 £350 - 144
East Midlands 0 177 £363 +16.00% 100
East of England -11 158 £371 +3.12% 150
North East -43 59 £345 +11.74% 34
Midlands -3 18 £475 +26.66% 3
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 5167 (68.67%) C#
2 3007 (39.97%) SQL Server
3 2899 (38.53%) ASP.NET
4 2765 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
5 2749 (36.54%) JavaScript
6 2580 (34.29%) SQL
7 2552 (33.92%) MVC
8 2285 (30.37%) HTML
9 2127 (28.27%) Microsoft
10 1858 (24.69%) CSS
11 1380 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1363 (18.12%) .NET Framework
13 1283 (17.05%) TDD
14 1280 (17.01%) jQuery
15 1178 (15.66%) AngularJS
16 1166 (15.50%) Finance
17 1104 (14.67%) Windows
18 1018 (13.53%) Java
19 956 (12.71%) Web Services
20 905 (12.03%) HTML5
21 903 (12.00%) Scrum
22 886 (11.78%) WCF
23 879 (11.68%) Visual Studio
24 834 (11.08%) Web Development
25 798 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
26 794 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
27 774 (10.29%) Oracle
28 750 (9.97%) XML
29 741 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
30 723 (9.61%) MS Excel

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 690 (9.17%) SharePoint
2 423 (5.62%) IIS
3 419 (5.57%) CMS
4 207 (2.75%) BizTalk Server
5 178 (2.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 168 (2.23%) Umbraco
7 167 (2.22%) Sitecore CMS
8 149 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
9 95 (1.26%) Confluence
10 86 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
11 73 (0.97%) Apache
12 68 (0.90%) WebSphere
13 58 (0.77%) JBoss
14 52 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
15 49 (0.65%) Tomcat
16 39 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
17 35 (0.47%) NServiceBus
18 33 (0.44%) OpenStack
19 30 (0.40%) WebLogic
20 29 (0.39%) nginx
Applications
1 723 (9.61%) MS Excel
2 156 (2.07%) MS Office
3 40 (0.53%) InfoPath
4 34 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 32 (0.43%) MS Project
6 23 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 14 (0.19%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.080%) Adobe Illustrator
11 5 (0.066%) SPSS
11 5 (0.066%) Windchill
12 4 (0.053%) Simulink
13 2 (0.027%) InVision
13 2 (0.027%) Mingle
13 2 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.013%) GIMP
14 1 (0.013%) ProjectWise
14 1 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 420 (5.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 56 (0.74%) Dynamics AX
3 31 (0.41%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 30 (0.40%) RMDS
5 23 (0.31%) Endur
6 19 (0.25%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.19%) Magento
9 13 (0.17%) ION MarketView
10 12 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
11 9 (0.12%) Unica
12 8 (0.11%) Eloqua
12 8 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
12 8 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
13 7 (0.093%) Salesforce.com CRM
13 7 (0.093%) Visualfiles
14 6 (0.080%) Markit EDM
14 6 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
14 6 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
14 6 (0.080%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 741 (9.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 336 (4.47%) Amazon AWS
3 129 (1.71%) Office 365
4 98 (1.30%) IaaS
5 79 (1.05%) PaaS
6 75 (1.00%) GitHub
7 74 (0.98%) SaaS
8 62 (0.82%) Amazon EC2
9 43 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
10 31 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
11 24 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 24 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
12 19 (0.25%) Yammer
13 18 (0.24%) Google App Engine
14 17 (0.23%) Amazon S3
15 12 (0.16%) Google Analytics
15 12 (0.16%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
17 8 (0.11%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 192 (2.55%) HTTP
2 188 (2.50%) Internet
3 94 (1.25%) DNS
4 84 (1.12%) TCP/IP
5 80 (1.06%) SSL
6 79 (1.05%) Network Security
7 65 (0.86%) Firewall
8 64 (0.85%) Intranet
9 48 (0.64%) VPN
10 43 (0.57%) SAN
11 34 (0.45%) DHCP
12 33 (0.44%) LDAP
13 32 (0.43%) Kerberos
14 29 (0.39%) FTP
14 29 (0.39%) IPsec
15 21 (0.28%) WAN
16 19 (0.25%) LAN
17 18 (0.24%) Extranet
18 15 (0.20%) DMZ
19 14 (0.19%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3007 (39.97%) SQL Server
2 452 (6.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 430 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 365 (4.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 294 (3.91%) Relational Database
6 290 (3.85%) SQL Server 2012
7 264 (3.51%) NoSQL
8 257 (3.42%) MongoDB
9 184 (2.45%) Oracle Database
10 178 (2.37%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 140 (1.86%) MySQL
12 125 (1.66%) RDBMS
13 117 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
14 105 (1.40%) SQL Server 2005
15 88 (1.17%) Hadoop
16 86 (1.14%) Big Data
17 81 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
18 72 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
19 68 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
20 62 (0.82%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 879 (11.68%) Visual Studio
2 794 (10.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 430 (5.72%) Git (software)
4 249 (3.31%) TeamCity
5 247 (3.28%) NUnit
6 242 (3.22%) JIRA
7 224 (2.98%) Selenium
8 223 (2.96%) Subversion
9 211 (2.80%) SpecFlow
10 200 (2.66%) Jenkins
11 180 (2.39%) Octopus Deploy
12 70 (0.93%) Jasmine
12 70 (0.93%) Maven
12 70 (0.93%) MSTest
13 66 (0.88%) Moq
13 66 (0.88%) MSBuild
13 66 (0.88%) WebDriver
14 62 (0.82%) Cucumber
15 48 (0.64%) JUnit
16 46 (0.61%) Oracle APEX
General
1 1166 (15.50%) Finance
2 498 (6.62%) Banking
3 257 (3.42%) Front Office
4 211 (2.80%) Retail
5 196 (2.60%) Marketing
6 168 (2.23%) Investment Banking
7 122 (1.62%) Back Office
8 101 (1.34%) Advertising
9 97 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 95 (1.26%) Law
11 92 (1.22%) Telecoms
12 86 (1.14%) Manufacturing
13 57 (0.76%) Legal
14 49 (0.65%) Electronics
15 44 (0.58%) Publishing
16 41 (0.54%) Games
17 27 (0.36%) Billing
18 20 (0.27%) Military
19 19 (0.25%) Local Government
20 18 (0.24%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5146 (68.39%) Developer
2 2797 (37.17%) .NET Developer
3 1931 (25.66%) C# Developer
4 1356 (18.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 738 (9.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 687 (9.13%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 616 (8.19%) SQL Developer
8 575 (7.64%) Architect
9 504 (6.70%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 478 (6.35%) Senior Developer
11 353 (4.69%) Analyst
12 319 (4.24%) JavaScript Developer
13 309 (4.11%) Web Developer
14 274 (3.64%) Consultant
15 241 (3.20%) Senior .NET Developer
16 237 (3.15%) Software Developer
17 234 (3.11%) CRM Developer
18 214 (2.84%) SharePoint Developer
19 206 (2.74%) Agile Developer
20 196 (2.60%) Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2899 (38.53%) ASP.NET
2 2285 (30.37%) HTML
3 1858 (24.69%) CSS
4 1380 (18.34%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1363 (18.12%) .NET Framework
6 1280 (17.01%) jQuery
7 1178 (15.66%) AngularJS
8 956 (12.71%) Web Services
9 905 (12.03%) HTML5
10 886 (11.78%) WCF
11 798 (10.61%) ASP.NET Web API
12 750 (9.97%) XML
13 612 (8.13%) Entity Framework
14 492 (6.54%) WPF
15 481 (6.39%) CSS3
16 380 (5.05%) REST
17 374 (4.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 317 (4.21%) SOAP
19 306 (4.07%) Node.js
20 298 (3.96%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 366 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
2 215 (2.86%) User Experience
3 205 (2.72%) Computer Science
4 142 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
5 137 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 116 (1.54%) Management Information System
7 113 (1.50%) Derivative
8 111 (1.48%) N-Tier
9 100 (1.33%) Digital Media
10 91 (1.21%) Fixed Income
10 91 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
11 74 (0.98%) Algorithms
12 71 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 70 (0.93%) Visualisation
14 67 (0.89%) Data Structures
15 66 (0.88%) Hedge funds
16 63 (0.84%) Client/Server
17 54 (0.72%) Equities
17 54 (0.72%) Public Cloud
18 53 (0.70%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1104 (14.67%) Windows
2 311 (4.13%) Windows Server
3 300 (3.99%) Linux
4 222 (2.95%) Unix
5 114 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (1.29%) Android
7 87 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 85 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
9 61 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 44 (0.58%) Windows 7
11 43 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
12 38 (0.51%) Windows Phone
13 33 (0.44%) Windows 10
14 19 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
15 14 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 10 (0.13%) zOS
17 8 (0.11%) Mac OS X
18 7 (0.093%) CoreOS
18 7 (0.093%) Windows Vista
19 6 (0.080%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2765 (36.75%) Agile Software Development
2 2552 (33.92%) MVC
3 1283 (17.05%) TDD
4 903 (12.00%) Scrum
5 834 (11.08%) Web Development
6 690 (9.17%) CRM
7 589 (7.83%) OO
8 576 (7.66%) BDD
9 529 (7.03%) Continuous Integration
10 488 (6.49%) Software Engineering
11 485 (6.45%) E-Commerce
12 447 (5.94%) DevOps
13 446 (5.93%) SDLC
14 430 (5.72%) Unit Testing
15 418 (5.56%) SOA
16 359 (4.77%) Migration
17 347 (4.61%) Business Intelligence
18 280 (3.72%) Front End Development
19 252 (3.35%) Workflow
20 243 (3.23%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5167 (68.67%) C#
2 2749 (36.54%) JavaScript
3 2580 (34.29%) SQL
4 1018 (13.53%) Java
5 630 (8.37%) T-SQL
6 514 (6.83%) VB.NET
7 513 (6.82%) PowerShell
8 339 (4.51%) VB
9 332 (4.41%) C++
10 292 (3.88%) PHP
11 237 (3.15%) Python
12 199 (2.64%) Ruby
13 178 (2.37%) VBA
14 168 (2.23%) PL/SQL
15 157 (2.09%) VBScript
16 144 (1.91%) C
17 128 (1.70%) Perl
18 108 (1.44%) XAML
19 100 (1.33%) VB6
20 79 (1.05%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 408 (5.42%) Degree
2 405 (5.38%) Security Cleared
3 284 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 121 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
5 67 (0.89%) DV Cleared
6 66 (0.88%) ISEB
7 56 (0.74%) ISTQB
8 44 (0.58%) MCSD
9 40 (0.53%) MCITP
10 37 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 35 (0.47%) MCSE
12 28 (0.37%) MCTS
13 23 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 22 (0.29%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 18 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
16 17 (0.23%) MCAD
17 16 (0.21%) MCP
18 15 (0.20%) PhD
18 15 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 253 (3.36%) QA
2 38 (0.51%) SLA
3 25 (0.33%) Disclosure Scotland
4 15 (0.20%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.19%) WCAG
6 12 (0.16%) ISO 9001
6 12 (0.16%) MiFID
7 8 (0.11%) SDET
8 6 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 5 (0.066%) EMIR
10 4 (0.053%) COBIT
10 4 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.053%) HL7
10 4 (0.053%) PCI DSS
11 3 (0.040%) ISO 14001
11 3 (0.040%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.040%) WAI
12 2 (0.027%) IEC 61508
13 1 (0.013%) BS25999
13 1 (0.013%) GPG13
System Software
1 221 (2.94%) Active Directory
2 86 (1.14%) Docker
3 83 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 66 (0.88%) Hyper-V
5 32 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.28%) vSphere
7 17 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 15 (0.20%) Xen
9 13 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 9 (0.12%) KVM
11 8 (0.11%) etcd
11 8 (0.11%) flannel
12 7 (0.093%) Ceph
12 7 (0.093%) GlusterFS
12 7 (0.093%) UAG
12 7 (0.093%) XenApp
13 5 (0.066%) XenDesktop
13 5 (0.066%) XenServer
14 4 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
14 4 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 181 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 166 (2.21%) Puppet
3 85 (1.13%) Ansible
4 49 (0.65%) SCOM
5 39 (0.52%) Kibana
6 36 (0.48%) HP Quality Center
7 27 (0.36%) logstash
8 20 (0.27%) Terraform
9 18 (0.24%) Grafana
10 17 (0.23%) Kubernetes
11 16 (0.21%) Salt
11 16 (0.21%) StatsD
12 15 (0.20%) SCCM
13 14 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
13 14 (0.19%) Uchiwa
14 12 (0.16%) Nagios
15 11 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
16 10 (0.13%) Control-M
17 9 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
17 9 (0.12%) HP SIM
Vendors
1 2127 (28.27%) Microsoft
2 774 (10.29%) Oracle
3 294 (3.91%) Sitecore
4 142 (1.89%) IBM
5 134 (1.78%) VMware
6 105 (1.40%) SAP
7 100 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
8 98 (1.30%) HP
9 96 (1.28%) EPiServer
10 81 (1.08%) Red Hat
11 80 (1.06%) Xamarin
12 69 (0.92%) Citrix
13 66 (0.88%) Google
14 60 (0.80%) TIBCO
15 43 (0.57%) Sybase
16 41 (0.54%) Atlassian
16 41 (0.54%) DevExpress
17 40 (0.53%) Telerik
18 38 (0.51%) Splunk
19 36 (0.48%) Tableau
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Digitech Resourcing Ltd
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Hotfoot Recruitment
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