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 26 May 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
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 16 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 3588 4158 4421
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.27% 8.43% 9.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.81% 30.91% 33.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2650 2897 2956
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £517
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 49 44
Median hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.90 £15.94 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.40 £52.17 £58.15
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +25.00%
.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
13900 13451 13188
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 28.18% 27.29% 27.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 9960 8981 8882
Median daily rate £425 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.67% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £285 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 151 179 160
Median hourly rate £31.90 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £16.72 £15.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £49.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-14.93% +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 26 May 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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -5 1584 £450 +5.88% 615
South East -5 657 £400 +14.28% 375
North West -6 260 £360 +2.85% 281
South West -7 236 £350 +6.06% 153
Yorkshire -13 211 £350 +7.69% 194
West Midlands -9 208 £363 -0.34% 150
East of England -1 196 £375 +2.73% 152
East Midlands 0 148 £325 +1.56% 96
North East -31 71 £320 +11.30% 32
Midlands -6 11 £438 +45.83% 1
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 4989 (68.17%) C#
2 3027 (41.36%) SQL Server
3 2732 (37.33%) ASP.NET
4 2618 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
5 2581 (35.26%) SQL
6 2551 (34.85%) JavaScript
7 2461 (33.62%) MVC
8 2078 (28.39%) HTML
9 2065 (28.21%) Microsoft
10 1690 (23.09%) CSS
11 1371 (18.73%) .NET Framework
12 1340 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1252 (17.11%) TDD
14 1210 (16.53%) Finance
15 1188 (16.23%) jQuery
16 1162 (15.88%) Windows
17 1047 (14.31%) AngularJS
18 989 (13.51%) Java
19 914 (12.49%) Web Services
20 883 (12.06%) WCF
21 875 (11.96%) HTML5
22 841 (11.49%) Scrum
23 823 (11.24%) Web Development
24 797 (10.89%) Visual Studio
25 760 (10.38%) Oracle
26 731 (9.99%) MS Excel
26 731 (9.99%) ASP.NET Web API
27 728 (9.95%) XML
28 724 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
29 633 (8.65%) OO

.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
1 591 (8.07%) SharePoint
2 494 (6.75%) IIS
3 387 (5.29%) CMS
4 290 (3.96%) Node.js
5 188 (2.57%) BizTalk Server
6 167 (2.28%) Umbraco
7 145 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 142 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
9 132 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
10 111 (1.52%) Apache
11 102 (1.39%) Confluence
12 91 (1.24%) Tomcat
13 78 (1.07%) WebSphere
14 73 (1.00%) JBoss
15 50 (0.68%) nginx
16 49 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
17 40 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
18 34 (0.46%) Jetty
18 34 (0.46%) OpenStack
19 32 (0.44%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 731 (9.99%) MS Excel
2 156 (2.13%) MS Office
3 39 (0.53%) InfoPath
4 28 (0.38%) MS PowerPoint
5 25 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 21 (0.29%) MS Visio
7 20 (0.27%) MS Project
8 11 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
8 11 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
9 6 (0.082%) SPSS
10 5 (0.068%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 5 (0.068%) Windchill
11 4 (0.055%) Simulink
12 3 (0.041%) GIMP
13 2 (0.027%) 3ds Max
13 2 (0.027%) Acrobat
13 2 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.014%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.014%) Adobe Premiere
14 1 (0.014%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 350 (4.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 50 (0.68%) Dynamics AX
3 30 (0.41%) Endur
4 26 (0.36%) RMDS
5 24 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 23 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
7 14 (0.19%) Magento
8 13 (0.18%) ION MarketView
9 9 (0.12%) Adobe Campaign
9 9 (0.12%) Unica
10 8 (0.11%) Unit4 Business World
11 7 (0.096%) Markit EDM
11 7 (0.096%) Payment Gateway
12 6 (0.082%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.082%) Sage CRM
12 6 (0.082%) Visualfiles
13 5 (0.068%) Oracle EBS
13 5 (0.068%) Remedy ITSM
13 5 (0.068%) SAP CRM
13 5 (0.068%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 609 (8.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 286 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
3 102 (1.39%) Office 365
4 92 (1.26%) IaaS
5 78 (1.07%) SaaS
6 73 (1.00%) PaaS
7 70 (0.96%) GitHub
8 58 (0.79%) Cloud Computing
9 51 (0.70%) Amazon EC2
10 31 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
11 22 (0.30%) AWS CloudFormation
11 22 (0.30%) Google App Engine
12 19 (0.26%) Amazon S3
12 19 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
12 19 (0.26%) Yammer
13 14 (0.19%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 13 (0.18%) Google Analytics
15 10 (0.14%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.14%) OpenShift
16 9 (0.12%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 203 (2.77%) HTTP
2 173 (2.36%) Internet
3 123 (1.68%) TCP/IP
4 116 (1.58%) DNS
5 110 (1.50%) SSL
6 75 (1.02%) Intranet
7 65 (0.89%) Firewall
8 57 (0.78%) Network Security
9 53 (0.72%) DHCP
10 49 (0.67%) FTP
11 45 (0.61%) VPN
12 43 (0.59%) IPsec
13 31 (0.42%) LDAP
14 30 (0.41%) SAN
15 23 (0.31%) Kerberos
16 20 (0.27%) Extranet
16 20 (0.27%) SMTP
17 19 (0.26%) SNMP
18 16 (0.22%) WAN
19 15 (0.20%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3027 (41.36%) SQL Server
2 467 (6.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 465 (6.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 435 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
5 323 (4.41%) Relational Database
5 323 (4.41%) SQL Server 2012
6 249 (3.40%) MongoDB
7 231 (3.16%) NoSQL
8 194 (2.65%) Oracle Database
9 186 (2.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 141 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
11 128 (1.75%) MySQL
11 128 (1.75%) RDBMS
12 127 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
13 81 (1.11%) Oracle Database 11g
14 73 (1.00%) Big Data
15 72 (0.98%) PostgreSQL
15 72 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 67 (0.92%) Apache Cassandra
17 53 (0.72%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 797 (10.89%) Visual Studio
2 724 (9.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 387 (5.29%) Git (software)
4 257 (3.51%) NUnit
5 254 (3.47%) Selenium
6 250 (3.42%) JIRA
7 249 (3.40%) Subversion
8 234 (3.20%) Jenkins
9 201 (2.75%) SpecFlow
10 191 (2.61%) TeamCity
11 122 (1.67%) Octopus Deploy
12 82 (1.12%) Moq
13 72 (0.98%) MSTest
14 69 (0.94%) Maven
15 67 (0.92%) Cucumber
16 65 (0.89%) MSBuild
17 63 (0.86%) WebDriver
18 61 (0.83%) Jasmine
19 48 (0.66%) Oracle APEX
20 47 (0.64%) HP UFT
General
1 1210 (16.53%) Finance
2 541 (7.39%) Banking
3 250 (3.42%) Front Office
4 182 (2.49%) Retail
5 169 (2.31%) Investment Banking
6 138 (1.89%) Marketing
7 123 (1.68%) Back Office
8 89 (1.22%) Financial Institution
9 87 (1.19%) Advertising
10 77 (1.05%) Law
11 75 (1.02%) Telecoms
12 72 (0.98%) Manufacturing
13 59 (0.81%) Legal
14 51 (0.70%) Games
15 36 (0.49%) Electronics
16 30 (0.41%) Billing
17 28 (0.38%) Publishing
18 23 (0.31%) Pharmaceutical
19 22 (0.30%) Local Government
20 21 (0.29%) Military
Job Titles
1 4982 (68.07%) Developer
2 2760 (37.71%) .NET Developer
3 1979 (27.04%) C# Developer
4 1395 (19.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 780 (10.66%) ASP.NET Developer
6 703 (9.61%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 671 (9.17%) SQL Developer
8 550 (7.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 535 (7.31%) Architect
10 479 (6.54%) Senior Developer
11 365 (4.99%) Analyst
12 338 (4.62%) Web Developer
13 308 (4.21%) JavaScript Developer
14 262 (3.58%) Senior .NET Developer
15 247 (3.37%) Software Developer
16 234 (3.20%) Consultant
17 221 (3.02%) SQL Server Developer
18 211 (2.88%) Senior C# Developer
19 197 (2.69%) CRM Developer
20 193 (2.64%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2732 (37.33%) ASP.NET
2 2078 (28.39%) HTML
3 1690 (23.09%) CSS
4 1371 (18.73%) .NET Framework
5 1340 (18.31%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1188 (16.23%) jQuery
7 1047 (14.31%) AngularJS
8 914 (12.49%) Web Services
9 883 (12.06%) WCF
10 875 (11.96%) HTML5
11 731 (9.99%) ASP.NET Web API
12 728 (9.95%) XML
13 600 (8.20%) Entity Framework
14 506 (6.91%) WPF
15 460 (6.29%) CSS3
16 359 (4.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 354 (4.84%) REST
18 325 (4.44%) SOAP
19 308 (4.21%) RESTful
20 264 (3.61%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 366 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 202 (2.76%) User Experience
3 189 (2.58%) Computer Science
4 145 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
5 120 (1.64%) Mobile App
6 108 (1.48%) Management Information System
7 107 (1.46%) N-Tier
8 106 (1.45%) Derivative
9 81 (1.11%) Inversion of Control
10 72 (0.98%) Digital Media
10 72 (0.98%) Visualisation
11 69 (0.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 65 (0.89%) Mathematics
13 60 (0.82%) Hedge funds
14 58 (0.79%) Fixed Income
14 58 (0.79%) NHS
15 57 (0.78%) Client/Server
16 51 (0.70%) Fintech
17 50 (0.68%) Data Integration
18 49 (0.67%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1162 (15.88%) Windows
2 385 (5.26%) Linux
3 318 (4.34%) Windows Server
4 244 (3.33%) Unix
5 99 (1.35%) Windows Server 2012
6 91 (1.24%) Windows Server 2008
7 86 (1.18%) Android
8 77 (1.05%) Apple iOS
9 69 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (0.61%) Windows Phone
11 40 (0.55%) Windows 7
12 39 (0.53%) Windows 10
12 39 (0.53%) Windows Server 2003
13 34 (0.46%) Mac OS X
14 20 (0.27%) Solaris
15 15 (0.20%) AIX
15 15 (0.20%) Ubuntu
15 15 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
16 13 (0.18%) zOS
17 11 (0.15%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2618 (35.77%) Agile Software Development
2 2461 (33.62%) MVC
3 1252 (17.11%) TDD
4 841 (11.49%) Scrum
5 823 (11.24%) Web Development
6 633 (8.65%) OO
7 595 (8.13%) CRM
8 534 (7.30%) BDD
9 511 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
10 484 (6.61%) Software Engineering
11 437 (5.97%) Unit Testing
12 422 (5.77%) E-Commerce
13 412 (5.63%) SOA
14 396 (5.41%) SDLC
15 380 (5.19%) DevOps
16 342 (4.67%) Business Intelligence
17 320 (4.37%) Migration
18 259 (3.54%) Multithreading
19 257 (3.51%) Front End Development
20 234 (3.20%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4989 (68.17%) C#
2 2581 (35.26%) SQL
3 2551 (34.85%) JavaScript
4 989 (13.51%) Java
5 618 (8.44%) T-SQL
6 544 (7.43%) VB.NET
7 497 (6.79%) PowerShell
8 362 (4.95%) VB
9 338 (4.62%) C++
10 283 (3.87%) Python
11 263 (3.59%) PHP
12 207 (2.83%) VBA
13 206 (2.81%) Ruby
14 161 (2.20%) VBScript
15 159 (2.17%) PL/SQL
16 155 (2.12%) Perl
17 151 (2.06%) C
18 120 (1.64%) XAML
19 110 (1.50%) VB6
20 81 (1.11%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 418 (5.71%) Degree
2 378 (5.16%) Security Cleared
3 262 (3.58%) SC Cleared
4 136 (1.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 76 (1.04%) ISEB
6 63 (0.86%) ISTQB
7 61 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 52 (0.71%) MCSD
9 42 (0.57%) MCITP
10 36 (0.49%) BPSS Clearance
11 32 (0.44%) MCTS
12 31 (0.42%) MCSE
13 24 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
14 20 (0.27%) PhD
15 18 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 18 (0.25%) MCAD
16 17 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
16 17 (0.23%) PMI Certification
17 16 (0.22%) MCPD
18 15 (0.20%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (3.48%) QA
2 39 (0.53%) SLA
3 27 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
4 24 (0.33%) WCAG
5 22 (0.30%) Data Quality
6 13 (0.18%) MiFID
7 8 (0.11%) HL7
7 8 (0.11%) ISO 9001
7 8 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 7 (0.096%) COBIT
9 5 (0.068%) EMIR
9 5 (0.068%) ISO 14001
9 5 (0.068%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.068%) WAI
10 4 (0.055%) DICOM
10 4 (0.055%) Dodd-Frank
10 4 (0.055%) ISO27002
11 3 (0.041%) HMG Security Policy Framework
11 3 (0.041%) PMBOK
11 3 (0.041%) SDET
System Software
1 209 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 99 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 76 (1.04%) Docker
4 51 (0.70%) Hyper-V
5 30 (0.41%) Xen
6 19 (0.26%) vSphere
7 17 (0.23%) VMware ESX
8 12 (0.16%) etcd
8 12 (0.16%) flannel
9 11 (0.15%) Ceph
9 11 (0.15%) GlusterFS
9 11 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
10 9 (0.12%) XenServer
11 7 (0.096%) Time Sharing Option
11 7 (0.096%) UAG
12 6 (0.082%) XenApp
13 4 (0.055%) Microsoft App-V
14 3 (0.041%) KVM
14 3 (0.041%) VMware ESXi
15 2 (0.027%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 160 (2.19%) Puppet
2 147 (2.01%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (1.09%) Ansible
4 45 (0.61%) Kibana
5 43 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
6 41 (0.56%) SCOM
7 34 (0.46%) logstash
8 29 (0.40%) SCCM
9 27 (0.37%) Kubernetes
10 26 (0.36%) Grafana
11 24 (0.33%) Salt
12 22 (0.30%) Uchiwa
13 17 (0.23%) StatsD
14 14 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
15 12 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
15 12 (0.16%) Nagios
15 12 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
15 12 (0.16%) Terraform
16 11 (0.15%) HAProxy
16 11 (0.15%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 2065 (28.21%) Microsoft
2 760 (10.38%) Oracle
3 260 (3.55%) Sitecore
4 143 (1.95%) VMware
5 119 (1.63%) HP
6 112 (1.53%) IBM
7 111 (1.52%) SAP
8 97 (1.33%) Red Hat
9 87 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
10 76 (1.04%) Telerik
11 72 (0.98%) Citrix
11 72 (0.98%) EPiServer
12 67 (0.92%) Google
13 65 (0.89%) Xamarin
14 56 (0.77%) TIBCO
15 49 (0.67%) DevExpress
16 46 (0.63%) Tableau
17 45 (0.61%) Sybase
18 43 (0.59%) Splunk
19 38 (0.52%) Atlassian
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