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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
UK / England
Rank 17 20 14
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 3264 3625 4146
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.80% 7.73% 8.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.94% 26.93% 31.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 2364 2575 2852
Median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.09% +0.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 48 48
Median hourly rate £37.75 £38.25 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.30% +19.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.45 £20.00 £17.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.05 £60.62 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £38.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.89% +18.75%

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
13089 13461 12972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 31.29% 28.70% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 9125 9392 8690
Median daily rate £425 £405 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
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 £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 150 237 172
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.01 £20.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £34.00
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +13.97%

.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 20 February 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 20 February 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 20 February 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 0 1388 £465 +3.33% 596
South East +5 508 £375 +7.14% 339
South West +7 266 £350 - 134
North West +6 248 £350 +3.32% 199
West Midlands +5 225 £355 +1.42% 145
East Midlands 0 201 £338 +7.14% 98
East of England 0 187 £360 +2.85% 124
Yorkshire -9 149 £340 -2.85% 152
North East -10 91 £355 -11.25% 33
Midlands +3 5 £450 -5.26% 2
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 4762 (70.01%) C#
2 2693 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
3 2690 (39.55%) SQL Server
4 2590 (38.08%) ASP.NET
5 2397 (35.24%) JavaScript
6 2340 (34.40%) MVC
7 2249 (33.06%) SQL
8 1955 (28.74%) HTML
9 1943 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 1592 (23.40%) CSS
11 1299 (19.10%) .NET Framework
12 1240 (18.23%) TDD
13 1139 (16.75%) AngularJS
14 1136 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
15 1072 (15.76%) Finance
16 1014 (14.91%) Web Services
17 981 (14.42%) jQuery
18 933 (13.72%) Scrum
19 907 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
20 851 (12.51%) Windows
21 839 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
22 806 (11.85%) WCF
23 772 (11.35%) Visual Studio
24 745 (10.95%) Java
25 741 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
26 712 (10.47%) XML
27 676 (9.94%) Entity Framework
28 670 (9.85%) HTML5
29 597 (8.78%) Web Development
30 592 (8.70%) Continuous Integration

.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
1 508 (7.47%) SharePoint
2 396 (5.82%) CMS
3 353 (5.19%) IIS
4 196 (2.88%) Umbraco
5 170 (2.50%) BizTalk Server
6 157 (2.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 152 (2.23%) SharePoint 2013
8 104 (1.53%) SharePoint 2010
9 103 (1.51%) EPiServer
10 82 (1.21%) Apache
11 77 (1.13%) Elasticsearch
12 76 (1.12%) Confluence
13 69 (1.01%) WebSphere
14 64 (0.94%) Tomcat
15 59 (0.87%) NServiceBus
16 42 (0.62%) Apache Spark
16 42 (0.62%) nginx
17 41 (0.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
18 33 (0.49%) Jetty
19 31 (0.46%) WordPress
Applications
1 525 (7.72%) MS Excel
2 99 (1.46%) MS Office
3 28 (0.41%) MS Project
4 26 (0.38%) MS Visio
5 20 (0.29%) InfoPath
6 19 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
7 14 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 11 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 9 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.088%) Adobe Creative Suite
11 3 (0.044%) Fireworks
12 2 (0.029%) Chatbot
13 1 (0.015%) CATIA
13 1 (0.015%) InVision
13 1 (0.015%) Simulink
13 1 (0.015%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 448 (6.59%) Dynamics CRM
2 71 (1.04%) Dynamics AX
3 52 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 19 (0.28%) ION MarketView
5 12 (0.18%) Adobe Campaign
5 12 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
6 10 (0.15%) Endur
6 10 (0.15%) RMDS
7 9 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
7 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
7 9 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 7 (0.10%) Magento
9 6 (0.088%) Workday HCM
10 5 (0.074%) Shopify
10 5 (0.074%) Unit4 Business World
11 4 (0.059%) Oracle 11i
11 4 (0.059%) Oracle Cash Management
11 4 (0.059%) Salesforce.com CRM
11 4 (0.059%) SAP HCM
11 4 (0.059%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 839 (12.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 353 (5.19%) Amazon AWS
3 131 (1.93%) Office 365
4 122 (1.79%) PaaS
5 109 (1.60%) SaaS
6 98 (1.44%) IaaS
7 64 (0.94%) Amazon EC2
8 57 (0.84%) GitHub
9 38 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
10 27 (0.40%) Amazon S3
10 27 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
11 24 (0.35%) Google App Engine
12 21 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
13 20 (0.29%) Yammer
14 15 (0.22%) Google Analytics
15 13 (0.19%) Amazon Kinesis
16 12 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
16 12 (0.18%) Boomi
17 11 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
18 10 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 112 (1.65%) HTTP
2 98 (1.44%) Internet
3 84 (1.23%) TCP/IP
4 63 (0.93%) DNS
5 59 (0.87%) Intranet
6 54 (0.79%) SSL
7 52 (0.76%) Firewall
8 37 (0.54%) DHCP
9 33 (0.49%) FTP
10 26 (0.38%) AMQP
10 26 (0.38%) IPsec
11 24 (0.35%) SAN
12 23 (0.34%) LDAP
13 22 (0.32%) Kerberos
14 20 (0.29%) Network Security
15 17 (0.25%) VPN
16 16 (0.24%) SMS
17 14 (0.21%) LAN
18 13 (0.19%) HTTPS
19 12 (0.18%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2690 (39.55%) SQL Server
2 408 (6.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 396 (5.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 358 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 340 (5.00%) NoSQL
6 324 (4.76%) SQL Server 2012
7 207 (3.04%) Relational Database
8 188 (2.76%) MongoDB
9 162 (2.38%) SQL Server 2014
10 149 (2.19%) Data Warehouse
11 128 (1.88%) Oracle Database
12 123 (1.81%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 122 (1.79%) Big Data
14 117 (1.72%) SQL Server 2005
15 114 (1.68%) MySQL
16 89 (1.31%) Hadoop
17 68 (1.00%) Azure SQL Database
18 66 (0.97%) MS Access
19 52 (0.76%) Oracle Database 11g
19 52 (0.76%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 772 (11.35%) Visual Studio
2 741 (10.89%) Team Foundation Server
3 445 (6.54%) Git (software)
4 239 (3.51%) Selenium
5 232 (3.41%) JIRA
6 219 (3.22%) TeamCity
7 213 (3.13%) NUnit
8 185 (2.72%) Subversion
9 182 (2.68%) Jenkins
10 179 (2.63%) Octopus Deploy
11 149 (2.19%) SpecFlow
12 114 (1.68%) Cucumber
13 106 (1.56%) Visual Studio Team System
14 95 (1.40%) MSTest
15 89 (1.31%) Moq
16 79 (1.16%) Grunt
17 74 (1.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
18 70 (1.03%) WebDriver
19 62 (0.91%) gulp
19 62 (0.91%) Hudson
General
1 1072 (15.76%) Finance
2 463 (6.81%) Banking
3 297 (4.37%) Advertising
4 194 (2.85%) Retail
5 189 (2.78%) Marketing
6 176 (2.59%) Front Office
7 132 (1.94%) Investment Banking
8 119 (1.75%) Back Office
9 115 (1.69%) Manufacturing
10 101 (1.48%) Telecoms
11 62 (0.91%) Financial Institution
12 60 (0.88%) Electronics
13 56 (0.82%) Publishing
14 52 (0.76%) Legal
15 50 (0.74%) Games
16 19 (0.28%) Law
17 17 (0.25%) Automotive
18 16 (0.24%) Billing
19 15 (0.22%) Local Government
20 10 (0.15%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 4900 (72.04%) Developer
2 2676 (39.34%) .NET Developer
3 1770 (26.02%) C# Developer
4 1298 (19.08%) C# .NET Developer
5 536 (7.88%) ASP.NET Developer
6 482 (7.09%) SQL Developer
7 456 (6.70%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 454 (6.67%) Senior Developer
9 447 (6.57%) Architect
10 371 (5.45%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 295 (4.34%) Software Developer
12 291 (4.28%) JavaScript Developer
13 283 (4.16%) Analyst
14 280 (4.12%) Senior .NET Developer
15 279 (4.10%) CRM Developer
15 279 (4.10%) Full Stack Developer
16 234 (3.44%) Angular Developer
17 225 (3.31%) Dynamics CRM Developer
18 215 (3.16%) Microsoft Developer
19 212 (3.12%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2590 (38.08%) ASP.NET
2 1955 (28.74%) HTML
3 1592 (23.40%) CSS
4 1299 (19.10%) .NET Framework
5 1139 (16.75%) AngularJS
6 1136 (16.70%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1014 (14.91%) Web Services
8 981 (14.42%) jQuery
9 907 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web API
10 806 (11.85%) WCF
11 712 (10.47%) XML
12 676 (9.94%) Entity Framework
13 670 (9.85%) HTML5
14 520 (7.64%) WPF
15 434 (6.38%) REST
16 328 (4.82%) RESTful
17 313 (4.60%) SOAP
18 304 (4.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 285 (4.19%) CSS3
19 285 (4.19%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 296 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 214 (3.15%) User Experience
3 204 (3.00%) Mobile App
4 161 (2.37%) Computer Science
5 116 (1.71%) Fixed Income
6 79 (1.16%) Algorithms
7 77 (1.13%) Management Information System
8 75 (1.10%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 74 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
10 68 (1.00%) Derivative
10 68 (1.00%) Fintech
11 59 (0.87%) N-Tier
12 52 (0.76%) Virtual Team
13 46 (0.68%) Clustering
14 42 (0.62%) Equities
15 41 (0.60%) Client/Server
16 36 (0.53%) Data Centre
16 36 (0.53%) Data Structures
17 32 (0.47%) Digital Media
17 32 (0.47%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 851 (12.51%) Windows
2 297 (4.37%) Linux
3 214 (3.15%) Windows Server
4 120 (1.76%) Unix
5 118 (1.73%) Android
6 100 (1.47%) Apple iOS
7 77 (1.13%) Windows Server 2012
8 75 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
9 36 (0.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 27 (0.40%) Windows 7
11 25 (0.37%) Windows 10
12 20 (0.29%) Ubuntu
13 19 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
13 19 (0.28%) Windows XP
14 18 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.21%) CentOS
15 14 (0.21%) Windows Phone
16 13 (0.19%) Windows 8
17 11 (0.16%) CoreOS
17 11 (0.16%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2693 (39.59%) Agile Software Development
2 2340 (34.40%) MVC
3 1240 (18.23%) TDD
4 933 (13.72%) Scrum
5 597 (8.78%) Web Development
6 592 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
7 585 (8.60%) BDD
8 555 (8.16%) CRM
9 545 (8.01%) OO
10 447 (6.57%) DevOps
11 412 (6.06%) Unit Testing
12 411 (6.04%) E-Commerce
13 402 (5.91%) Software Engineering
14 400 (5.88%) SDLC
15 334 (4.91%) Migration
16 319 (4.69%) Business Intelligence
17 316 (4.65%) SOA
18 298 (4.38%) SOLID
19 275 (4.04%) Front End Development
20 235 (3.45%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4762 (70.01%) C#
2 2397 (35.24%) JavaScript
3 2249 (33.06%) SQL
4 745 (10.95%) Java
5 541 (7.95%) T-SQL
6 485 (7.13%) VB.NET
7 350 (5.15%) PowerShell
8 265 (3.90%) VB
9 248 (3.65%) Python
10 205 (3.01%) C++
11 147 (2.16%) PHP
12 144 (2.12%) Ruby
13 140 (2.06%) VBA
14 113 (1.66%) TypeScript
15 109 (1.60%) C
16 95 (1.40%) Perl
17 92 (1.35%) VB6
18 86 (1.26%) PL/SQL
19 73 (1.07%) Scala
19 73 (1.07%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 355 (5.22%) Security Cleared
2 236 (3.47%) Degree
3 226 (3.32%) SC Cleared
4 69 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
5 53 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 51 (0.75%) ISEB
7 49 (0.72%) ISTQB
8 24 (0.35%) MCSE
9 23 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
10 21 (0.31%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 19 (0.28%) MCITP
12 15 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
13 12 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
14 11 (0.16%) MCTS
15 10 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (0.13%) HNC
16 9 (0.13%) MCSD
16 9 (0.13%) PhD
17 8 (0.12%) MCP
17 8 (0.12%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 310 (4.56%) QA
2 26 (0.38%) Disclosure Scotland
3 25 (0.37%) PCI DSS
4 23 (0.34%) Data Quality
4 23 (0.34%) SLA
5 14 (0.21%) SDET
6 8 (0.12%) ISO 9001
7 6 (0.088%) SEPA
7 6 (0.088%) WCAG
8 5 (0.074%) Basel III
8 5 (0.074%) CRD IV
8 5 (0.074%) HL7
9 4 (0.059%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 4 (0.059%) MiFID
9 4 (0.059%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.044%) ISO 9000
10 3 (0.044%) Solvency II
10 3 (0.044%) TickIT
11 2 (0.029%) ISO 14001
11 2 (0.029%) TARGET2
System Software
1 159 (2.34%) Active Directory
2 111 (1.63%) Docker
3 61 (0.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 30 (0.44%) Virtual Machines
5 26 (0.38%) Xen
6 25 (0.37%) Hyper-V
7 19 (0.28%) vSphere
8 11 (0.16%) VMware ESXi
9 10 (0.15%) Virtual Servers
10 8 (0.12%) Snort
11 6 (0.088%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 5 (0.074%) VMware Workstation
13 4 (0.059%) NFS
13 4 (0.059%) Samba
14 3 (0.044%) Firmware
14 3 (0.044%) XenApp
15 2 (0.029%) Shibboleth
15 2 (0.029%) vCloud
15 2 (0.029%) XenDesktop
15 2 (0.029%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 127 (1.87%) Puppet
2 113 (1.66%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (1.18%) Ansible
4 27 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
5 17 (0.25%) Kubernetes
5 17 (0.25%) SCCM
5 17 (0.25%) SCOM
6 12 (0.18%) Kibana
7 11 (0.16%) Nagios
8 10 (0.15%) CA Single Sign-On
8 10 (0.15%) Failover Clustering
9 9 (0.13%) HP Fortify
9 9 (0.13%) Terraform
9 9 (0.13%) WebSphere Cast Iron
10 8 (0.12%) AirWatch
10 8 (0.12%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 8 (0.12%) WMI
11 7 (0.10%) Control-M
11 7 (0.10%) logstash
12 6 (0.088%) SELinux
Vendors
1 1943 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 558 (8.20%) Oracle
3 329 (4.84%) Sitecore
4 160 (2.35%) Xamarin
5 141 (2.07%) SAP
6 82 (1.21%) Salesforce.com
6 82 (1.21%) VMware
7 79 (1.16%) Adobe
8 75 (1.10%) Google
9 54 (0.79%) IBM
10 52 (0.76%) Atlassian
11 49 (0.72%) Telerik
12 37 (0.54%) HP
12 37 (0.54%) Red Hat
12 37 (0.54%) Tableau
13 35 (0.51%) TIBCO
14 34 (0.50%) Sybase
15 31 (0.46%) ION Trading
16 25 (0.37%) ServiceNow
17 23 (0.34%) Citrix
Manchester, Lancashire
Modis International
Rate: £250 - £275 per day
Posted: 8 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 10 hours ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £450 per day 3 months initial (rate negotiable DOE)
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £425 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 14 hours ago
Abingdon, Oxfordshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £500 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leicestershire
Searchability
Rate: £280 - £330 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Newcastle, County Down
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 12 hours ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £450.00 - £650.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
JM
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Searchability
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lennon Wright
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £340 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £425.00 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Durlston Partners
Rate: Up to £1,000 per day or £120,000 + bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Rate: £380 - £410 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Walsall, West Midlands (County)
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Meadows Consulting Limited
Rate: Up to £400 per day c£400 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Berkshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago