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 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 16 19 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 3531 4073 4358
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.66% 8.02% 8.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.55% 27.37% 31.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 2528 2874 3012
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 £293 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £358 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 55 42
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +11.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.71 £20.27 £21.62
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.60 £55.55 £54.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
- +19.40%
.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
14382 14883 13960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.19% 29.32% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10021 10434 9696
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 242 161
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.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 7 December 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 7 December 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 7 December 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 1443 £450 +4.59% 524
South East -3 550 £386 +6.55% 335
North West +9 305 £360 +10.76% 189
South West +2 290 £350 -4.17% 134
West Midlands -6 246 £353 -6.00% 130
East Midlands +5 205 £350 +7.69% 110
East of England +2 204 £350 -4.10% 159
Yorkshire -7 182 £325 -3.70% 122
North East -5 118 £393 +6.08% 23
Midlands +8 6 £500 +42.85% 3
South Coast - 3 £263 -
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 5190 (70.34%) C#
2 3038 (41.18%) SQL Server
3 2946 (39.93%) ASP.NET
4 2816 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
5 2623 (35.55%) JavaScript
6 2560 (34.70%) MVC
7 2548 (34.54%) SQL
8 2224 (30.14%) HTML
9 2049 (27.77%) Microsoft
10 1831 (24.82%) CSS
11 1401 (18.99%) .NET Framework
12 1303 (17.66%) TDD
13 1300 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1232 (16.70%) AngularJS
15 1175 (15.93%) jQuery
16 1132 (15.34%) Finance
17 1127 (15.28%) Web Services
18 983 (13.32%) Windows
19 970 (13.15%) Scrum
20 926 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
21 915 (12.40%) WCF
22 913 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web API
23 894 (12.12%) XML
24 865 (11.72%) Visual Studio
25 827 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
26 807 (10.94%) Java
27 766 (10.38%) HTML5
28 714 (9.68%) Web Development
29 710 (9.62%) Entity Framework
30 664 (9.00%) T-SQL

.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
1 632 (8.57%) SharePoint
2 447 (6.06%) CMS
3 402 (5.45%) IIS
4 210 (2.85%) BizTalk Server
5 199 (2.70%) Umbraco
6 187 (2.53%) Sitecore CMS
7 184 (2.49%) SharePoint 2013
8 127 (1.72%) SharePoint 2010
9 117 (1.59%) Elasticsearch
10 92 (1.25%) Confluence
11 73 (0.99%) Apache
12 63 (0.85%) NServiceBus
13 56 (0.76%) WebSphere
14 51 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 48 (0.65%) Tomcat
16 42 (0.57%) Apache Spark
17 38 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
18 37 (0.50%) Sitefinity
19 35 (0.47%) Kentico
20 33 (0.45%) nginx
Applications
1 620 (8.40%) MS Excel
2 125 (1.69%) MS Office
3 42 (0.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 35 (0.47%) MS Project
5 31 (0.42%) InfoPath
6 27 (0.37%) MS Visio
7 17 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
8 16 (0.22%) Photoshop
9 7 (0.095%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.081%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 2 (0.027%) HipChat
11 2 (0.027%) Mingle
11 2 (0.027%) SPSS
12 1 (0.014%) Fireworks
12 1 (0.014%) InVision
12 1 (0.014%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 425 (5.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 101 (1.37%) Dynamics AX
3 45 (0.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 16 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 14 (0.19%) Remedy ITSM
7 13 (0.18%) Oracle Applications
8 12 (0.16%) Endur
9 10 (0.14%) Visualfiles
10 9 (0.12%) Oracle EBS R12
11 8 (0.11%) Magento
12 7 (0.095%) Eloqua
13 6 (0.081%) BusinessWorks
14 5 (0.068%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 5 (0.068%) Shopify
14 5 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
14 5 (0.068%) Workday HCM
15 4 (0.054%) nopCommerce
15 4 (0.054%) Oracle Cash Management
Cloud Services
1 926 (12.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 398 (5.39%) Amazon AWS
3 149 (2.02%) Office 365
4 111 (1.50%) PaaS
5 103 (1.40%) SaaS
6 88 (1.19%) IaaS
7 74 (1.00%) Amazon EC2
8 60 (0.81%) GitHub
9 28 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 28 (0.38%) Azure Active Directory
10 24 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
12 22 (0.30%) Yammer
13 16 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
14 14 (0.19%) OpenShift
15 13 (0.18%) Google Analytics
16 12 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
17 11 (0.15%) Amazon SQS
18 10 (0.14%) Google App Engine
19 9 (0.12%) Amazon CloudWatch
Communications & Networking
1 122 (1.65%) Internet
2 118 (1.60%) HTTP
3 55 (0.75%) Firewall
4 51 (0.69%) DNS
4 51 (0.69%) TCP/IP
5 48 (0.65%) Intranet
6 43 (0.58%) Network Security
7 41 (0.56%) SAN
8 32 (0.43%) Kerberos
9 29 (0.39%) SSL
10 27 (0.37%) VPN
11 25 (0.34%) LDAP
12 22 (0.30%) FTP
12 22 (0.30%) SMS
13 20 (0.27%) DHCP
14 19 (0.26%) LAN
15 15 (0.20%) WAN
16 13 (0.18%) AMQP
16 13 (0.18%) IPsec
17 12 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3038 (41.18%) SQL Server
2 471 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 451 (6.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 417 (5.65%) SQL Server 2008
5 358 (4.85%) NoSQL
6 331 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
7 237 (3.21%) Relational Database
8 230 (3.12%) MongoDB
9 164 (2.22%) Oracle Database
10 161 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 131 (1.78%) Data Warehouse
12 128 (1.73%) MySQL
13 126 (1.71%) Big Data
14 121 (1.64%) Hadoop
15 114 (1.55%) SQL Server 2014
16 110 (1.49%) SQL Server 2005
17 65 (0.88%) RDBMS
18 64 (0.87%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 62 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
20 58 (0.79%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 865 (11.72%) Visual Studio
2 827 (11.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 433 (5.87%) Git (software)
4 271 (3.67%) TeamCity
5 252 (3.42%) Selenium
6 240 (3.25%) JIRA
7 219 (2.97%) NUnit
7 219 (2.97%) Octopus Deploy
8 197 (2.67%) Subversion
9 158 (2.14%) Jenkins
10 157 (2.13%) SpecFlow
11 100 (1.36%) Cucumber
12 90 (1.22%) Grunt
13 89 (1.21%) MSTest
14 78 (1.06%) Visual Studio Team System
15 76 (1.03%) Moq
16 69 (0.94%) MSBuild
17 67 (0.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 65 (0.88%) gulp
19 61 (0.83%) HP UFT
General
1 1132 (15.34%) Finance
2 473 (6.41%) Banking
3 275 (3.73%) Advertising
4 255 (3.46%) Retail
5 213 (2.89%) Marketing
6 186 (2.52%) Front Office
7 141 (1.91%) Back Office
8 140 (1.90%) Investment Banking
9 136 (1.84%) Manufacturing
10 107 (1.45%) Telecoms
11 75 (1.02%) Publishing
12 68 (0.92%) Legal
13 65 (0.88%) Games
14 62 (0.84%) Financial Institution
15 55 (0.75%) Electronics
16 54 (0.73%) Law
17 24 (0.33%) Billing
18 20 (0.27%) Military
19 14 (0.19%) French Language
19 14 (0.19%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5177 (70.17%) Developer
2 2793 (37.86%) .NET Developer
3 1826 (24.75%) C# Developer
4 1334 (18.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 629 (8.53%) ASP.NET Developer
6 581 (7.87%) SQL Developer
7 528 (7.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 508 (6.89%) Architect
9 480 (6.51%) Senior Developer
10 423 (5.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 328 (4.45%) JavaScript Developer
12 317 (4.30%) Analyst
13 298 (4.04%) Full Stack Developer
14 272 (3.69%) Senior .NET Developer
15 264 (3.58%) Software Developer
16 253 (3.43%) Consultant
17 251 (3.40%) CRM Developer
18 245 (3.32%) Web Developer
19 233 (3.16%) Sitecore Developer
20 223 (3.02%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2946 (39.93%) ASP.NET
2 2224 (30.14%) HTML
3 1831 (24.82%) CSS
4 1401 (18.99%) .NET Framework
5 1300 (17.62%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1232 (16.70%) AngularJS
7 1175 (15.93%) jQuery
8 1127 (15.28%) Web Services
9 915 (12.40%) WCF
10 913 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web API
11 894 (12.12%) XML
12 766 (10.38%) HTML5
13 710 (9.62%) Entity Framework
14 471 (6.38%) WPF
15 451 (6.11%) REST
16 357 (4.84%) CSS3
17 352 (4.77%) RESTful
18 351 (4.76%) SOAP
19 330 (4.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 327 (4.43%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 316 (4.28%) Analytical Skills
2 217 (2.94%) User Experience
3 205 (2.78%) Computer Science
4 194 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 103 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
6 96 (1.30%) Management Information System
7 93 (1.26%) Fixed Income
8 91 (1.23%) N-Tier
9 83 (1.12%) Algorithms
10 75 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
11 74 (1.00%) Derivative
12 66 (0.89%) Data Structures
12 66 (0.89%) Digital Media
13 63 (0.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 61 (0.83%) Public Cloud
15 59 (0.80%) Mathematics
16 57 (0.77%) Visualisation
17 54 (0.73%) Client/Server
18 52 (0.70%) Equities
19 47 (0.64%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 983 (13.32%) Windows
2 261 (3.54%) Windows Server
3 254 (3.44%) Linux
4 168 (2.28%) Unix
5 138 (1.87%) Android
6 116 (1.57%) Apple iOS
7 98 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 87 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
9 41 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 34 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 30 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
12 26 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
13 17 (0.23%) Windows Phone
14 16 (0.22%) Windows 8
15 14 (0.19%) Windows 10
16 13 (0.18%) Windows XP
17 10 (0.14%) CentOS
18 9 (0.12%) Solaris
19 8 (0.11%) Windows Phone 8
20 6 (0.081%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 2816 (38.17%) Agile Software Development
2 2560 (34.70%) MVC
3 1303 (17.66%) TDD
4 970 (13.15%) Scrum
5 714 (9.68%) Web Development
6 619 (8.39%) Continuous Integration
7 611 (8.28%) BDD
8 570 (7.73%) CRM
9 555 (7.52%) OO
10 479 (6.49%) E-Commerce
11 478 (6.48%) DevOps
12 470 (6.37%) Unit Testing
13 468 (6.34%) Software Engineering
14 414 (5.61%) SDLC
15 363 (4.92%) SOA
16 337 (4.57%) Business Intelligence
17 335 (4.54%) Migration
18 316 (4.28%) Front End Development
19 277 (3.75%) SOLID
20 224 (3.04%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 5190 (70.34%) C#
2 2623 (35.55%) JavaScript
3 2548 (34.54%) SQL
4 807 (10.94%) Java
5 664 (9.00%) T-SQL
6 547 (7.41%) VB.NET
7 419 (5.68%) PowerShell
8 244 (3.31%) VB
9 238 (3.23%) C++
10 221 (3.00%) Python
11 206 (2.79%) PHP
12 177 (2.40%) Ruby
13 140 (1.90%) VBA
14 127 (1.72%) C
15 126 (1.71%) Perl
16 121 (1.64%) PL/SQL
17 101 (1.37%) TypeScript
18 91 (1.23%) VB6
19 90 (1.22%) VBScript
20 76 (1.03%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 370 (5.01%) Security Cleared
2 321 (4.35%) Degree
3 240 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 80 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 65 (0.88%) DV Cleared
6 61 (0.83%) ISEB
7 58 (0.79%) ISTQB
8 31 (0.42%) BPSS Clearance
9 29 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 25 (0.34%) MCSE
11 18 (0.24%) MCITP
12 17 (0.23%) ITIL Certification
13 14 (0.19%) MCP
14 13 (0.18%) DBS Check
14 13 (0.18%) MCSD
15 11 (0.15%) MCAD
16 9 (0.12%) AWS Certification
16 9 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.12%) HND
16 9 (0.12%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 340 (4.61%) QA
2 48 (0.65%) SLA
3 37 (0.50%) Disclosure Scotland
4 25 (0.34%) Data Quality
5 22 (0.30%) PCI DSS
6 16 (0.22%) SDET
7 12 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 10 (0.14%) WCAG
9 5 (0.068%) Basel III
9 5 (0.068%) CRD IV
10 3 (0.041%) HL7
10 3 (0.041%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.041%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.041%) SEPA
10 3 (0.041%) TickIT
11 2 (0.027%) Dodd-Frank
11 2 (0.027%) EMIR
11 2 (0.027%) MiFID
11 2 (0.027%) TARGET2
System Software
1 193 (2.62%) Active Directory
2 90 (1.22%) Docker
3 66 (0.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 51 (0.69%) Virtual Machines
5 35 (0.47%) Hyper-V
6 18 (0.24%) vSphere
7 13 (0.18%) Xen
8 11 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
8 11 (0.15%) VMware ESXi
9 9 (0.12%) Snort
10 7 (0.095%) VMware ESX
10 7 (0.095%) VMware Workstation
11 6 (0.081%) KVM
12 4 (0.054%) NFS
12 4 (0.054%) Samba
12 4 (0.054%) XenApp
13 3 (0.041%) Firmware
13 3 (0.041%) XenDesktop
14 2 (0.027%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 2 (0.027%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 173 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 131 (1.78%) Puppet
3 97 (1.31%) Ansible
4 39 (0.53%) HP Quality Center
5 30 (0.41%) SCOM
6 25 (0.34%) SCCM
7 20 (0.27%) Terraform
8 12 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.14%) Control-M
9 10 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (0.14%) HP Fortify
10 9 (0.12%) Kubernetes
11 8 (0.11%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.11%) Kibana
11 8 (0.11%) Nagios
12 7 (0.095%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (0.095%) Tivoli Storage Manager
12 7 (0.095%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 6 (0.081%) Mesos
13 6 (0.081%) SELinux
Vendors
1 2049 (27.77%) Microsoft
2 633 (8.58%) Oracle
3 353 (4.78%) Sitecore
4 168 (2.28%) Xamarin
5 131 (1.78%) SAP
6 99 (1.34%) VMware
7 97 (1.31%) EPiServer
8 87 (1.18%) Salesforce.com
9 78 (1.06%) Adobe
10 72 (0.98%) IBM
11 62 (0.84%) Atlassian
12 59 (0.80%) Google
13 50 (0.68%) HP
14 41 (0.56%) Telerik
15 39 (0.53%) Red Hat
16 34 (0.46%) Citrix
16 34 (0.46%) Tableau
17 30 (0.41%) DevExpress
18 27 (0.37%) Ektron
18 27 (0.37%) Sybase
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
X4 Group
Rate: £400 - 500 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £300 - £400 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Lewes, East Sussex
RBW Consulting
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Reed Technology
Rate: £250 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
Somerset
Spring Technology
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + + SC Clearance
Posted: 16 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + Within IR35
Posted: 16 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
London
Venturi
Rate: £300.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £350 to £450 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
CPS Group UK
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £550 per day + Flexible working
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £600 - £625 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Parallel Consulting
Rate: £450 - £575 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Sussex
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £250 - £330 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per month
Posted: 2 days ago
Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £160 - £200 per day + 40k
Posted: Yesterday
Marlow, Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago