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 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK / England
Rank 17 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 3229 3690 3840
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.77% 8.06% 8.45%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.03% 27.55% 30.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 2314 2622 2670
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £559 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £353 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 55 43
Median hourly rate £38.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.55% +38.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.20 £27.70 £21.06
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.13 £60.62 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £41.85 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-10.39% +28.76%

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
12901 13395 12488
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.06% 29.24% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 8910 9355 8519
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
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 £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 241 168
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £21.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £57.00 £51.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.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 January 2017.

.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 January 2017.

.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 January 2017. 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 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 -4 1342 £450 - 589
South East +6 529 £375 +4.16% 330
South West +2 259 £350 -4.10% 172
North West +6 238 £350 +3.70% 235
West Midlands +2 227 £360 -2.37% 155
East Midlands +1 202 £350 +16.66% 120
East of England -1 196 £350 - 162
Yorkshire -7 151 £339 +1.19% 153
North East -6 89 £425 +6.25% 29
Midlands 0 3 £600 +33.33% 3
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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 4869 (70.27%) C#
2 2840 (40.99%) SQL Server
3 2698 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
4 2642 (38.13%) ASP.NET
5 2416 (34.87%) MVC
6 2406 (34.72%) JavaScript
7 2337 (33.73%) SQL
8 1995 (28.79%) HTML
9 1940 (28.00%) Microsoft
10 1610 (23.24%) CSS
11 1313 (18.95%) .NET Framework
12 1261 (18.20%) TDD
13 1167 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
14 1113 (16.06%) AngularJS
15 1106 (15.96%) Finance
16 1049 (15.14%) Web Services
17 1041 (15.02%) jQuery
18 931 (13.44%) Scrum
19 913 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
20 912 (13.16%) Windows
21 846 (12.21%) WCF
21 846 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
22 789 (11.39%) Visual Studio
23 776 (11.20%) XML
24 750 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
25 736 (10.62%) Java
26 684 (9.87%) HTML5
27 678 (9.78%) Entity Framework
28 607 (8.76%) Web Development
29 605 (8.73%) BDD

.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
1 541 (7.81%) SharePoint
2 396 (5.72%) CMS
3 378 (5.46%) IIS
4 190 (2.74%) Umbraco
5 170 (2.45%) BizTalk Server
6 165 (2.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 157 (2.27%) Sitecore CMS
8 110 (1.59%) SharePoint 2010
9 85 (1.23%) Elasticsearch
10 83 (1.20%) Confluence
11 77 (1.11%) Apache
12 65 (0.94%) NServiceBus
13 57 (0.82%) Tomcat
14 53 (0.76%) WebSphere
15 38 (0.55%) Apache Spark
16 37 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 35 (0.51%) nginx
18 34 (0.49%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 32 (0.46%) Kentico
19 32 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 567 (8.18%) MS Excel
2 116 (1.67%) MS Office
3 31 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 30 (0.43%) MS Project
4 30 (0.43%) MS Visio
5 24 (0.35%) InfoPath
6 14 (0.20%) Photoshop
6 14 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
7 8 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.058%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 2 (0.029%) HipChat
10 1 (0.014%) CATIA
10 1 (0.014%) Fireworks
10 1 (0.014%) InVision
10 1 (0.014%) Mingle
10 1 (0.014%) Simulink
10 1 (0.014%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 418 (6.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 88 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 49 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 17 (0.25%) ION MarketView
5 15 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
6 14 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
7 12 (0.17%) Oracle Applications
8 11 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
9 9 (0.13%) Endur
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
9 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
10 8 (0.12%) RMDS
11 7 (0.10%) Visualfiles
11 7 (0.10%) Workday HCM
12 6 (0.087%) Magento
12 6 (0.087%) Unit4 Business World
13 5 (0.072%) Shopify
14 4 (0.058%) Demantra
14 4 (0.058%) Oracle Cash Management
14 4 (0.058%) SAP HCM
Cloud Services
1 846 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 351 (5.07%) Amazon AWS
3 134 (1.93%) Office 365
4 108 (1.56%) PaaS
5 102 (1.47%) SaaS
6 78 (1.13%) IaaS
7 59 (0.85%) Amazon EC2
8 56 (0.81%) GitHub
9 31 (0.45%) Amazon S3
10 24 (0.35%) Azure Active Directory
11 23 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
12 18 (0.26%) AWS CloudFormation
13 17 (0.25%) Yammer
14 16 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
15 14 (0.20%) Google App Engine
15 14 (0.20%) OpenShift
16 13 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
16 13 (0.19%) Google Analytics
17 11 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
17 11 (0.16%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 100 (1.44%) Internet
2 96 (1.39%) HTTP
3 63 (0.91%) TCP/IP
4 53 (0.76%) DNS
5 51 (0.74%) Intranet
6 49 (0.71%) Firewall
7 31 (0.45%) SSL
8 29 (0.42%) DHCP
9 28 (0.40%) Kerberos
9 28 (0.40%) SAN
10 25 (0.36%) AMQP
10 25 (0.36%) FTP
10 25 (0.36%) Network Security
11 20 (0.29%) LDAP
12 19 (0.27%) SMS
13 18 (0.26%) VPN
14 17 (0.25%) IPsec
15 13 (0.19%) HTTPS
15 13 (0.19%) LAN
16 11 (0.16%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2840 (40.99%) SQL Server
2 433 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 432 (6.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 405 (5.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 354 (5.11%) NoSQL
6 331 (4.78%) SQL Server 2012
7 223 (3.22%) Relational Database
8 197 (2.84%) MongoDB
9 148 (2.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 146 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 137 (1.98%) Data Warehouse
11 137 (1.98%) Oracle Database
12 129 (1.86%) SQL Server 2005
13 126 (1.82%) MySQL
14 120 (1.73%) Big Data
15 88 (1.27%) Hadoop
16 71 (1.02%) MS Access
17 61 (0.88%) Azure SQL Database
18 57 (0.82%) RDBMS
19 55 (0.79%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 789 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 750 (10.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 424 (6.12%) Git (software)
4 246 (3.55%) Selenium
5 237 (3.42%) JIRA
6 231 (3.33%) TeamCity
7 222 (3.20%) NUnit
8 196 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
9 187 (2.70%) Subversion
10 155 (2.24%) Jenkins
11 152 (2.19%) SpecFlow
12 111 (1.60%) Cucumber
13 97 (1.40%) MSTest
14 87 (1.26%) Visual Studio Team System
15 83 (1.20%) Grunt
16 81 (1.17%) Moq
17 77 (1.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 63 (0.91%) gulp
18 63 (0.91%) WebDriver
19 62 (0.89%) MSBuild
General
1 1106 (15.96%) Finance
2 478 (6.90%) Banking
3 295 (4.26%) Advertising
4 212 (3.06%) Retail
5 189 (2.73%) Marketing
6 178 (2.57%) Front Office
7 138 (1.99%) Back Office
8 136 (1.96%) Investment Banking
9 125 (1.80%) Manufacturing
10 105 (1.52%) Telecoms
11 66 (0.95%) Financial Institution
12 64 (0.92%) Legal
13 61 (0.88%) Games
14 59 (0.85%) Publishing
15 58 (0.84%) Electronics
16 23 (0.33%) Law
17 20 (0.29%) Billing
18 17 (0.25%) Automotive
18 17 (0.25%) Local Government
19 12 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 4955 (71.51%) Developer
2 2684 (38.74%) .NET Developer
3 1794 (25.89%) C# Developer
4 1319 (19.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 560 (8.08%) ASP.NET Developer
6 551 (7.95%) SQL Developer
7 486 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 467 (6.74%) Senior Developer
9 456 (6.58%) Architect
10 393 (5.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 302 (4.36%) JavaScript Developer
12 295 (4.26%) Analyst
13 280 (4.04%) Software Developer
14 278 (4.01%) Full Stack Developer
15 270 (3.90%) Senior .NET Developer
16 265 (3.82%) CRM Developer
17 226 (3.26%) Sitecore Developer
18 221 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM Developer
19 220 (3.18%) Angular Developer
19 220 (3.18%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2642 (38.13%) ASP.NET
2 1995 (28.79%) HTML
3 1610 (23.24%) CSS
4 1313 (18.95%) .NET Framework
5 1167 (16.84%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1113 (16.06%) AngularJS
7 1049 (15.14%) Web Services
8 1041 (15.02%) jQuery
9 913 (13.18%) ASP.NET Web API
10 846 (12.21%) WCF
11 776 (11.20%) XML
12 684 (9.87%) HTML5
13 678 (9.78%) Entity Framework
14 505 (7.29%) WPF
15 449 (6.48%) REST
16 336 (4.85%) SOAP
17 331 (4.78%) RESTful
18 296 (4.27%) CSS3
19 291 (4.20%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 290 (4.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 296 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 210 (3.03%) User Experience
3 201 (2.90%) Mobile App
4 174 (2.51%) Computer Science
5 108 (1.56%) Fixed Income
6 84 (1.21%) Enterprise Software
7 81 (1.17%) Management Information System
8 79 (1.14%) Algorithms
9 70 (1.01%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 69 (1.00%) Derivative
10 69 (1.00%) N-Tier
11 68 (0.98%) Inversion of Control
12 58 (0.84%) Fintech
12 58 (0.84%) Mathematics
13 49 (0.71%) Virtual Team
14 46 (0.66%) Equities
15 45 (0.65%) Client/Server
15 45 (0.65%) Data Structures
16 44 (0.64%) Clustering
17 41 (0.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 912 (13.16%) Windows
2 282 (4.07%) Linux
3 227 (3.28%) Windows Server
4 139 (2.01%) Unix
5 131 (1.89%) Android
6 108 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 71 (1.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 67 (0.97%) Windows Server 2008
9 31 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 29 (0.42%) Windows 7
11 26 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
12 25 (0.36%) Windows 10
13 20 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
14 18 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.23%) Windows 8
16 15 (0.22%) Windows Phone
17 12 (0.17%) CentOS
18 10 (0.14%) Solaris
19 8 (0.12%) Windows Phone 8
20 7 (0.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 2698 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 2416 (34.87%) MVC
3 1261 (18.20%) TDD
4 931 (13.44%) Scrum
5 607 (8.76%) Web Development
6 605 (8.73%) BDD
7 576 (8.31%) Continuous Integration
8 540 (7.79%) OO
9 518 (7.48%) CRM
10 430 (6.21%) DevOps
11 422 (6.09%) Unit Testing
12 418 (6.03%) E-Commerce
13 406 (5.86%) Software Engineering
14 389 (5.61%) SDLC
15 333 (4.81%) Migration
16 326 (4.70%) Business Intelligence
17 321 (4.63%) SOA
18 289 (4.17%) Front End Development
19 285 (4.11%) SOLID
20 234 (3.38%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4869 (70.27%) C#
2 2406 (34.72%) JavaScript
3 2337 (33.73%) SQL
4 736 (10.62%) Java
5 599 (8.64%) T-SQL
6 524 (7.56%) VB.NET
7 370 (5.34%) PowerShell
8 261 (3.77%) VB
9 229 (3.30%) Python
10 216 (3.12%) C++
11 177 (2.55%) PHP
12 152 (2.19%) Ruby
13 136 (1.96%) VBA
14 119 (1.72%) Perl
15 116 (1.67%) C
16 98 (1.41%) VB6
17 89 (1.28%) TypeScript
18 88 (1.27%) PL/SQL
19 76 (1.10%) Shell Script
20 63 (0.91%) Scala
Qualifications
1 355 (5.12%) Security Cleared
2 274 (3.95%) Degree
3 222 (3.20%) SC Cleared
4 68 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
5 58 (0.84%) ISEB
5 58 (0.84%) ISTQB
6 57 (0.82%) DV Cleared
7 28 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 27 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
9 19 (0.27%) MCSE
10 14 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
10 14 (0.20%) MCITP
11 10 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
11 10 (0.14%) MCSD
12 9 (0.13%) MCP
12 9 (0.13%) MCTS
13 8 (0.12%) HNC
13 8 (0.12%) MCAD
14 7 (0.10%) HND
14 7 (0.10%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 326 (4.70%) QA
2 36 (0.52%) SLA
3 35 (0.51%) Disclosure Scotland
4 29 (0.42%) PCI DSS
5 24 (0.35%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.20%) SDET
7 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.12%) WCAG
8 5 (0.072%) Basel III
8 5 (0.072%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.072%) HL7
8 5 (0.072%) SEPA
9 4 (0.058%) MiFID
10 3 (0.043%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.043%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 3 (0.043%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.043%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.043%) TickIT
11 2 (0.029%) EMIR
11 2 (0.029%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 165 (2.38%) Active Directory
2 90 (1.30%) Docker
3 53 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
4 33 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
5 19 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.25%) vSphere
7 16 (0.23%) Xen
8 12 (0.17%) Virtual Servers
9 11 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
10 9 (0.13%) Snort
11 5 (0.072%) VMware Workstation
12 4 (0.058%) NFS
12 4 (0.058%) Samba
13 2 (0.029%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.029%) Firmware
13 2 (0.029%) Shibboleth
13 2 (0.029%) vCloud
13 2 (0.029%) VMware ESX
13 2 (0.029%) XenApp
13 2 (0.029%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 120 (1.73%) Opscode Chef
2 114 (1.65%) Puppet
3 88 (1.27%) Ansible
4 35 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
5 21 (0.30%) SCCM
6 18 (0.26%) SCOM
7 13 (0.19%) Terraform
8 11 (0.16%) CA Single Sign-On
9 10 (0.14%) Failover Clustering
9 10 (0.14%) Kubernetes
9 10 (0.14%) Nagios
10 9 (0.13%) HP Fortify
10 9 (0.13%) MOM
11 8 (0.12%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.12%) Control-M
11 8 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 8 (0.12%) Kibana
11 8 (0.12%) WMI
12 7 (0.10%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 6 (0.087%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1940 (28.00%) Microsoft
2 559 (8.07%) Oracle
3 343 (4.95%) Sitecore
4 160 (2.31%) Xamarin
5 126 (1.82%) SAP
6 84 (1.21%) Adobe
7 82 (1.18%) EPiServer
8 72 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
8 72 (1.04%) VMware
9 58 (0.84%) Google
10 54 (0.78%) Atlassian
11 43 (0.62%) HP
11 43 (0.62%) Telerik
12 37 (0.53%) Red Hat
13 36 (0.52%) IBM
14 32 (0.46%) ServiceNow
15 31 (0.45%) Tableau
16 28 (0.40%) ION Trading
17 27 (0.39%) DevExpress
17 27 (0.39%) TIBCO
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + 7.5hr working day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Central London / West End
Data Idols
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
ComputAppoint
Rate: £280 - £310 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
South East London
Movement8
Rate: From £300 to £325 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: Yesterday
Norwich, Norfolk
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Data Idols
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
York, North Yorkshire
Candour Solutions
Rate: Market Rates +
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Robert Walters
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £400 per day 6 Month initial duration
Posted: Yesterday
New Malden, Surrey
AAP3
Rate: £45.00 - £50.00 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
Essex
Premier Media
Rate: £250 - £300 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £475 - £525 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £225 - £275 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Oliver Thomas Group
Rate: From £300 to £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Talent International
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
MAPP Ltd - IT & Business Management Recruitment Specialists
Rate: From £280 to £295 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Leicestershire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Rate: £575 - £600 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Telford, Shropshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Informatiq Consulting
Rate: £260 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
University of Wolverhampton
Rate: From £26,829 to £29,301 per annum
Posted: Yesterday