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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 3810 4420 4381
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.57% 8.34% 8.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.09% 29.24% 30.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 2717 3153 2845
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 £295 £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 45 60 52
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.78 £20.94 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £52.94 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £39.53 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.46% +5.40%
.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
15185 15118 14251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 30.16% 28.53% 27.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 10614 10371 9209
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 £303 £290 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 190 263 199
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.55 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.13% +13.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.20 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.00 £50.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £39.38 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +12.50%

.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 25 August 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 25 August 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 25 August 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 1614 £450 - 556
South East -4 634 £375 - 326
North West +12 306 £325 -10.65% 254
South West -2 303 £350 +2.94% 185
Yorkshire -3 279 £345 -1.42% 177
West Midlands -3 267 £350 - 148
East Midlands -1 174 £350 +9.37% 109
East of England -11 156 £350 -2.77% 153
North East -43 48 £325 +4.00% 34
Midlands -5 15 £475 - 4
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 5113 (68.98%) C#
2 3007 (40.57%) SQL Server
3 2884 (38.91%) ASP.NET
4 2717 (36.66%) JavaScript
5 2693 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2568 (34.65%) MVC
7 2545 (34.34%) SQL
8 2303 (31.07%) HTML
9 2041 (27.54%) Microsoft
10 1850 (24.96%) CSS
11 1362 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1334 (18.00%) .NET Framework
13 1314 (17.73%) TDD
14 1258 (16.97%) jQuery
15 1142 (15.41%) AngularJS
16 1119 (15.10%) Finance
17 1098 (14.81%) Windows
18 988 (13.33%) Web Services
19 971 (13.10%) Java
20 921 (12.43%) Scrum
21 908 (12.25%) HTML5
22 886 (11.95%) WCF
23 873 (11.78%) Visual Studio
24 836 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
25 826 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
26 802 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
27 800 (10.79%) Web Development
28 787 (10.62%) XML
29 720 (9.71%) Oracle
30 711 (9.59%) 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
1 689 (9.30%) SharePoint
2 451 (6.08%) CMS
3 430 (5.80%) IIS
4 216 (2.91%) BizTalk Server
5 189 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 179 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 172 (2.32%) Umbraco
8 146 (1.97%) SharePoint 2010
9 106 (1.43%) Elasticsearch
10 88 (1.19%) Confluence
11 68 (0.92%) WebSphere
12 66 (0.89%) Apache
13 55 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
14 47 (0.63%) NServiceBus
14 47 (0.63%) Tomcat
15 45 (0.61%) JBoss
16 40 (0.54%) EPiServer CMS
17 33 (0.45%) MS Exchange
17 33 (0.45%) OpenStack
18 31 (0.42%) WebLogic
Applications
1 711 (9.59%) MS Excel
2 139 (1.88%) MS Office
3 41 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 34 (0.46%) InfoPath
5 33 (0.45%) MS Project
6 21 (0.28%) Photoshop
7 15 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 15 (0.20%) Spreadsheet
8 8 (0.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
9 5 (0.067%) Windchill
10 4 (0.054%) Adobe Illustrator
11 3 (0.040%) Mingle
11 3 (0.040%) SPSS
12 2 (0.027%) HipChat
12 2 (0.027%) InVision
12 2 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
12 2 (0.027%) Simulink
13 1 (0.013%) Adobe Captivate
13 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
13 1 (0.013%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 404 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 73 (0.98%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.45%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 21 (0.28%) RMDS
5 19 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
6 17 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
6 17 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
7 11 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
8 10 (0.13%) Visualfiles
9 9 (0.12%) Endur
9 9 (0.12%) ION MarketView
9 9 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
10 8 (0.11%) Eloqua
11 7 (0.094%) Magento
11 7 (0.094%) Salesforce.com CRM
12 6 (0.081%) Markit EDM
12 6 (0.081%) Oracle EBS R12
12 6 (0.081%) Payment Gateway
12 6 (0.081%) SDL Web 8
13 5 (0.067%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 802 (10.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 356 (4.80%) Amazon AWS
3 139 (1.88%) Office 365
4 82 (1.11%) PaaS
5 79 (1.07%) IaaS
6 71 (0.96%) SaaS
7 69 (0.93%) GitHub
8 68 (0.92%) Amazon EC2
9 32 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
10 24 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
11 23 (0.31%) Amazon S3
11 23 (0.31%) Azure Active Directory
12 22 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
13 17 (0.23%) Yammer
14 16 (0.22%) OpenShift
15 12 (0.16%) Google App Engine
16 11 (0.15%) Google Analytics
17 8 (0.11%) Amazon ELB
17 8 (0.11%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 7 (0.094%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 174 (2.35%) HTTP
2 165 (2.23%) Internet
3 87 (1.17%) DNS
4 84 (1.13%) Network Security
5 71 (0.96%) TCP/IP
6 65 (0.88%) Firewall
7 60 (0.81%) SSL
8 54 (0.73%) Intranet
9 49 (0.66%) SAN
10 46 (0.62%) VPN
11 35 (0.47%) Kerberos
12 32 (0.43%) DHCP
13 31 (0.42%) LDAP
14 26 (0.35%) FTP
14 26 (0.35%) IPsec
15 23 (0.31%) WAN
16 22 (0.30%) LAN
17 12 (0.16%) Extranet
17 12 (0.16%) SMS
17 12 (0.16%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3007 (40.57%) SQL Server
2 455 (6.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 443 (5.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 383 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 291 (3.93%) SQL Server 2012
6 283 (3.82%) NoSQL
7 263 (3.55%) Relational Database
8 251 (3.39%) MongoDB
9 187 (2.52%) Oracle Database
10 177 (2.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 151 (2.04%) MySQL
12 115 (1.55%) SQL Server 2005
13 105 (1.42%) RDBMS
14 96 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
15 87 (1.17%) Hadoop
16 79 (1.07%) Big Data
17 78 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
18 76 (1.03%) Oracle Database 11g
19 72 (0.97%) Amazon DynamoDB
19 72 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 873 (11.78%) Visual Studio
2 826 (11.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 428 (5.77%) Git (software)
4 284 (3.83%) TeamCity
5 239 (3.22%) JIRA
6 232 (3.13%) Selenium
7 228 (3.08%) NUnit
8 216 (2.91%) SpecFlow
8 216 (2.91%) Subversion
9 210 (2.83%) Octopus Deploy
10 167 (2.25%) Jenkins
11 78 (1.05%) MSBuild
12 70 (0.94%) Cucumber
13 69 (0.93%) Jasmine
14 66 (0.89%) Maven
15 63 (0.85%) WebDriver
16 60 (0.81%) MSTest
17 57 (0.77%) Moq
18 54 (0.73%) NuGet
19 51 (0.69%) Grunt
General
1 1119 (15.10%) Finance
2 471 (6.35%) Banking
3 225 (3.04%) Front Office
3 225 (3.04%) Retail
4 208 (2.81%) Marketing
5 159 (2.15%) Investment Banking
6 130 (1.75%) Back Office
7 124 (1.67%) Advertising
8 106 (1.43%) Manufacturing
9 99 (1.34%) Law
10 97 (1.31%) Telecoms
11 96 (1.30%) Financial Institution
12 70 (0.94%) Legal
13 57 (0.77%) Publishing
14 52 (0.70%) Electronics
15 51 (0.69%) Games
16 25 (0.34%) Military
17 23 (0.31%) Billing
18 19 (0.26%) Automotive
18 19 (0.26%) German Language
Job Titles
1 5075 (68.47%) Developer
2 2780 (37.51%) .NET Developer
3 1883 (25.40%) C# Developer
4 1334 (18.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 697 (9.40%) ASP.NET Developer
6 644 (8.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 620 (8.36%) SQL Developer
8 519 (7.00%) Architect
9 477 (6.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 470 (6.34%) Senior Developer
11 337 (4.55%) Analyst
12 326 (4.40%) JavaScript Developer
13 290 (3.91%) Web Developer
14 277 (3.74%) Consultant
15 231 (3.12%) CRM Developer
15 231 (3.12%) Senior .NET Developer
16 224 (3.02%) Full Stack Developer
16 224 (3.02%) Software Developer
17 212 (2.86%) Agile Developer
18 211 (2.85%) SharePoint Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2884 (38.91%) ASP.NET
2 2303 (31.07%) HTML
3 1850 (24.96%) CSS
4 1362 (18.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1334 (18.00%) .NET Framework
6 1258 (16.97%) jQuery
7 1142 (15.41%) AngularJS
8 988 (13.33%) Web Services
9 908 (12.25%) HTML5
10 886 (11.95%) WCF
11 836 (11.28%) ASP.NET Web API
12 787 (10.62%) XML
13 600 (8.09%) Entity Framework
14 470 (6.34%) CSS3
15 442 (5.96%) WPF
16 390 (5.26%) REST
17 377 (5.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 322 (4.34%) SOAP
19 306 (4.13%) Node.js
20 295 (3.98%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 336 (4.53%) Analytical Skills
2 225 (3.04%) User Experience
3 212 (2.86%) Computer Science
4 139 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
5 135 (1.82%) Mobile App
6 112 (1.51%) Management Information System
7 110 (1.48%) Digital Media
8 106 (1.43%) N-Tier
9 93 (1.25%) Derivative
9 93 (1.25%) Fixed Income
10 92 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
11 89 (1.20%) Algorithms
12 81 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 72 (0.97%) Public Cloud
14 63 (0.85%) Hedge funds
15 60 (0.81%) Client/Server
16 59 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 51 (0.69%) Visualisation
18 50 (0.67%) Equities
19 48 (0.65%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 1098 (14.81%) Windows
2 312 (4.21%) Windows Server
3 290 (3.91%) Linux
4 216 (2.91%) Unix
5 110 (1.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 100 (1.35%) Android
7 86 (1.16%) Apple iOS
8 76 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 59 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 38 (0.51%) Windows 7
11 36 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
12 32 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 27 (0.36%) Windows 10
14 20 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
15 13 (0.18%) Ubuntu
16 11 (0.15%) Windows 8
17 7 (0.094%) Windows Vista
17 7 (0.094%) zOS
18 6 (0.081%) Oracle Linux
19 5 (0.067%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2693 (36.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2568 (34.65%) MVC
3 1314 (17.73%) TDD
4 921 (12.43%) Scrum
5 800 (10.79%) Web Development
6 649 (8.76%) CRM
7 605 (8.16%) BDD
8 573 (7.73%) OO
9 551 (7.43%) Continuous Integration
10 475 (6.41%) Software Engineering
11 469 (6.33%) E-Commerce
12 461 (6.22%) DevOps
13 426 (5.75%) Unit Testing
14 420 (5.67%) SDLC
15 396 (5.34%) SOA
16 358 (4.83%) Migration
17 332 (4.48%) Business Intelligence
18 291 (3.93%) Front End Development
19 260 (3.51%) SOLID
20 256 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5113 (68.98%) C#
2 2717 (36.66%) JavaScript
3 2545 (34.34%) SQL
4 971 (13.10%) Java
5 614 (8.28%) T-SQL
6 528 (7.12%) VB.NET
7 500 (6.75%) PowerShell
8 334 (4.51%) C++
9 307 (4.14%) VB
10 295 (3.98%) PHP
11 200 (2.70%) Python
12 194 (2.62%) Ruby
13 157 (2.12%) VBA
14 156 (2.10%) PL/SQL
15 143 (1.93%) C
15 143 (1.93%) VBScript
16 125 (1.69%) Perl
17 98 (1.32%) VB6
18 90 (1.21%) XAML
19 82 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 414 (5.59%) Degree
2 395 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 278 (3.75%) SC Cleared
4 115 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
5 69 (0.93%) DV Cleared
6 60 (0.81%) ISEB
7 56 (0.76%) ISTQB
8 35 (0.47%) MCSD
9 34 (0.46%) MCSE
10 33 (0.45%) MCITP
11 30 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
11 30 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 22 (0.30%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
12 22 (0.30%) MCTS
13 19 (0.26%) MCP
14 18 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 18 (0.24%) PMI Certification
15 16 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
16 15 (0.20%) DBS Check
17 14 (0.19%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 287 (3.87%) QA
2 50 (0.67%) SLA
3 30 (0.40%) Disclosure Scotland
4 18 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 14 (0.19%) WCAG
6 10 (0.13%) MiFID
6 10 (0.13%) PCI DSS
7 9 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 9 (0.12%) SDET
8 6 (0.081%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.054%) Dodd-Frank
9 4 (0.054%) EMIR
10 3 (0.040%) WAI
11 2 (0.027%) HL7
11 2 (0.027%) IEC 61508
11 2 (0.027%) PMBOK
12 1 (0.013%) BS25999
12 1 (0.013%) GPG13
12 1 (0.013%) ISO20022
12 1 (0.013%) Solvency II
System Software
1 205 (2.77%) Active Directory
2 79 (1.07%) Docker
3 73 (0.98%) VMware Infrastructure
4 61 (0.82%) Hyper-V
5 40 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 16 (0.22%) VMware ESX
7 15 (0.20%) vSphere
7 15 (0.20%) Xen
8 9 (0.12%) KVM
9 7 (0.094%) UAG
9 7 (0.094%) XenApp
10 5 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
10 5 (0.067%) XenDesktop
10 5 (0.067%) XenServer
11 4 (0.054%) VMware ESXi
12 3 (0.040%) etcd
12 3 (0.040%) Firmware
12 3 (0.040%) flannel
12 3 (0.040%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.040%) Snort
Systems Management
1 177 (2.39%) Opscode Chef
2 148 (2.00%) Puppet
3 88 (1.19%) Ansible
4 42 (0.57%) SCOM
5 36 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
6 26 (0.35%) Kibana
7 22 (0.30%) SCCM
7 22 (0.30%) Terraform
8 13 (0.18%) logstash
9 11 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 10 (0.13%) Control-M
10 10 (0.13%) HP Operations Orchestration
10 10 (0.13%) Kubernetes
10 10 (0.13%) Nagios
11 9 (0.12%) Mesos
12 8 (0.11%) Grafana
12 8 (0.11%) Tivoli Storage Manager
13 7 (0.094%) HP Fortify
13 7 (0.094%) Perfmon
13 7 (0.094%) Red Hat Satellite
Vendors
1 2041 (27.54%) Microsoft
2 720 (9.71%) Oracle
3 313 (4.22%) Sitecore
4 127 (1.71%) IBM
5 114 (1.54%) VMware
6 106 (1.43%) EPiServer
7 99 (1.34%) SAP
8 89 (1.20%) Salesforce.com
9 86 (1.16%) Xamarin
10 84 (1.13%) HP
11 67 (0.90%) Red Hat
12 58 (0.78%) Google
13 49 (0.66%) Citrix
14 44 (0.59%) Adobe
14 44 (0.59%) DevExpress
15 42 (0.57%) TIBCO
16 39 (0.53%) Atlassian
17 38 (0.51%) Telerik
18 36 (0.49%) Splunk
18 36 (0.49%) Sybase
Staffordshire
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Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
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London
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Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
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Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
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Winchester, Hampshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
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Hampshire
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Posted: 7 hours ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
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London
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
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Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Lennon Wright
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Warwick, Warwickshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £405 per day
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Staffordshire
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Taunton, Somerset
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West Malling, Kent
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Southampton, Hampshire
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Bracknell, Berkshire
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Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
X4 Group
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London
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Rate: £450 - £565 per day
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London
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London
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City, London
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Bradford, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Market Rates
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London
Montash
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Greater Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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