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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 16 12
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 3629 4272 4494
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 7.40% 8.38% 9.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.45% 30.07% 32.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 2645 3048 2933
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 43 55
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.60 £17.20 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £52.17 £52.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
14257 14206 13650
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 29.07% 27.87% 27.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 10153 9683 9019
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 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 174 206 201
Median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.80 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.10 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.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 1 July 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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -4 1549 £450 +2.85% 535
South East +2 648 £389 +9.50% 346
North West +3 269 £338 -0.73% 216
South West -7 248 £339 +0.37% 151
Yorkshire -7 241 £340 +4.61% 133
West Midlands -7 238 £350 - 133
East of England -4 182 £375 +1.98% 140
East Midlands +1 170 £350 +13.82% 102
North East -51 65 £328 +9.16% 41
Midlands -4 16 £475 +58.33% 5
.NET
UK

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 5144 (68.71%) C#
2 3026 (40.42%) SQL Server
3 2851 (38.08%) ASP.NET
4 2734 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2691 (35.94%) JavaScript
6 2608 (34.83%) SQL
7 2526 (33.74%) MVC
8 2219 (29.64%) HTML
9 2101 (28.06%) Microsoft
10 1808 (24.15%) CSS
11 1392 (18.59%) .NET Framework
12 1379 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
13 1286 (17.18%) TDD
14 1275 (17.03%) jQuery
15 1198 (16.00%) Finance
16 1146 (15.31%) Windows
17 1135 (15.16%) AngularJS
18 1003 (13.40%) Java
19 970 (12.96%) Web Services
20 894 (11.94%) WCF
21 893 (11.93%) Scrum
22 891 (11.90%) HTML5
23 836 (11.17%) Web Development
24 817 (10.91%) Visual Studio
25 797 (10.65%) ASP.NET Web API
26 782 (10.44%) Oracle
27 762 (10.18%) XML
28 746 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
29 731 (9.76%) MS Excel
30 679 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure

.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
1 658 (8.79%) SharePoint
2 463 (6.18%) IIS
3 424 (5.66%) CMS
4 199 (2.66%) BizTalk Server
5 177 (2.36%) Umbraco
6 172 (2.30%) SharePoint 2013
6 172 (2.30%) Sitecore CMS
7 141 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
8 93 (1.24%) Confluence
9 80 (1.07%) Apache
10 72 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
10 72 (0.96%) WebSphere
11 66 (0.88%) JBoss
12 58 (0.77%) Tomcat
13 45 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
14 39 (0.52%) EPiServer CMS
15 36 (0.48%) NServiceBus
16 35 (0.47%) OpenStack
17 34 (0.45%) nginx
18 29 (0.39%) WebLogic
Applications
1 731 (9.76%) MS Excel
2 156 (2.08%) MS Office
3 36 (0.48%) InfoPath
4 30 (0.40%) MS Project
5 29 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
6 23 (0.31%) Photoshop
7 18 (0.24%) MS Visio
8 12 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
9 8 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (0.080%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 6 (0.080%) SPSS
11 5 (0.067%) Windchill
12 4 (0.053%) Simulink
13 2 (0.027%) InVision
13 2 (0.027%) Mingle
13 2 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
14 1 (0.013%) Adobe Captivate
14 1 (0.013%) Fireworks
14 1 (0.013%) FrameMaker
14 1 (0.013%) Revit
Business Applications
1 407 (5.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 52 (0.69%) Dynamics AX
3 33 (0.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 29 (0.39%) RMDS
5 26 (0.35%) Endur
6 22 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 17 (0.23%) Oracle EBS
8 14 (0.19%) Magento
9 13 (0.17%) ION MarketView
10 11 (0.15%) Adobe Campaign
11 10 (0.13%) Eloqua
11 10 (0.13%) Unica
12 9 (0.12%) Unit4 Business World
13 8 (0.11%) Salesforce.com CRM
14 6 (0.080%) BusinessWorks
14 6 (0.080%) Markit EDM
14 6 (0.080%) Oracle EBS R12
14 6 (0.080%) Payment Gateway
14 6 (0.080%) Sage CRM
14 6 (0.080%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 679 (9.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 319 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
3 122 (1.63%) Office 365
4 96 (1.28%) IaaS
5 77 (1.03%) SaaS
6 76 (1.02%) GitHub
6 76 (1.02%) PaaS
7 57 (0.76%) Amazon EC2
8 49 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
9 31 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
10 24 (0.32%) Azure Active Directory
11 22 (0.29%) AWS CloudFormation
12 21 (0.28%) Yammer
13 20 (0.27%) Google App Engine
14 16 (0.21%) Amazon S3
15 15 (0.20%) Google Analytics
16 12 (0.16%) OpenShift
17 10 (0.13%) Amazon ELB
18 9 (0.12%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
18 9 (0.12%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 194 (2.59%) Internet
2 192 (2.56%) HTTP
3 104 (1.39%) DNS
4 96 (1.28%) TCP/IP
5 92 (1.23%) SSL
6 75 (1.00%) Network Security
7 70 (0.93%) Intranet
8 68 (0.91%) Firewall
9 49 (0.65%) VPN
10 41 (0.55%) SAN
11 40 (0.53%) DHCP
12 38 (0.51%) LDAP
13 31 (0.41%) FTP
14 30 (0.40%) IPsec
14 30 (0.40%) Kerberos
15 20 (0.27%) SMTP
16 17 (0.23%) Extranet
17 15 (0.20%) DMZ
18 14 (0.19%) NetScaler
18 14 (0.19%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3026 (40.42%) SQL Server
2 478 (6.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 462 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 401 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
5 317 (4.23%) Relational Database
5 317 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 264 (3.53%) MongoDB
7 261 (3.49%) NoSQL
8 193 (2.58%) Oracle Database
8 193 (2.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 145 (1.94%) MySQL
10 127 (1.70%) RDBMS
11 122 (1.63%) Data Warehouse
12 114 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
13 87 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
14 85 (1.14%) Big Data
15 76 (1.02%) Oracle Database 11g
16 72 (0.96%) Hadoop
17 71 (0.95%) SQL Server 2014
18 67 (0.89%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 817 (10.91%) Visual Studio
2 746 (9.96%) Team Foundation Server
3 414 (5.53%) Git (software)
4 252 (3.37%) NUnit
5 238 (3.18%) JIRA
6 231 (3.09%) Subversion
7 230 (3.07%) Selenium
8 227 (3.03%) TeamCity
9 219 (2.93%) SpecFlow
10 207 (2.76%) Jenkins
11 156 (2.08%) Octopus Deploy
12 71 (0.95%) Moq
13 66 (0.88%) Jasmine
14 65 (0.87%) MSBuild
15 63 (0.84%) MSTest
16 62 (0.83%) Maven
16 62 (0.83%) WebDriver
17 58 (0.77%) Cucumber
18 52 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
19 44 (0.59%) Grunt
General
1 1198 (16.00%) Finance
2 513 (6.85%) Banking
3 265 (3.54%) Front Office
4 211 (2.82%) Retail
5 186 (2.48%) Marketing
6 171 (2.28%) Investment Banking
7 125 (1.67%) Back Office
8 96 (1.28%) Financial Institution
9 95 (1.27%) Advertising
10 91 (1.22%) Telecoms
11 89 (1.19%) Law
12 85 (1.14%) Manufacturing
13 58 (0.77%) Legal
14 50 (0.67%) Electronics
15 43 (0.57%) Games
16 31 (0.41%) Publishing
17 28 (0.37%) Billing
18 24 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
19 23 (0.31%) Military
20 19 (0.25%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 5132 (68.55%) Developer
2 2801 (37.41%) .NET Developer
3 1931 (25.79%) C# Developer
4 1360 (18.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 744 (9.94%) ASP.NET Developer
6 704 (9.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 651 (8.70%) SQL Developer
8 564 (7.53%) Architect
9 512 (6.84%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 485 (6.48%) Senior Developer
11 358 (4.78%) Analyst
12 330 (4.41%) JavaScript Developer
13 322 (4.30%) Web Developer
14 259 (3.46%) Consultant
14 259 (3.46%) Senior .NET Developer
15 236 (3.15%) Software Developer
16 230 (3.07%) CRM Developer
17 203 (2.71%) Agile Developer
18 198 (2.64%) SharePoint Developer
19 197 (2.63%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2851 (38.08%) ASP.NET
2 2219 (29.64%) HTML
3 1808 (24.15%) CSS
4 1392 (18.59%) .NET Framework
5 1379 (18.42%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1275 (17.03%) jQuery
7 1135 (15.16%) AngularJS
8 970 (12.96%) Web Services
9 894 (11.94%) WCF
10 891 (11.90%) HTML5
11 797 (10.65%) ASP.NET Web API
12 762 (10.18%) XML
13 609 (8.13%) Entity Framework
14 494 (6.60%) WPF
15 475 (6.34%) CSS3
16 369 (4.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 363 (4.85%) REST
18 331 (4.42%) SOAP
19 312 (4.17%) RESTful
20 300 (4.01%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 373 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
2 216 (2.89%) User Experience
3 194 (2.59%) Computer Science
4 154 (2.06%) Enterprise Software
5 130 (1.74%) Mobile App
6 122 (1.63%) N-Tier
7 115 (1.54%) Management Information System
8 108 (1.44%) Derivative
9 93 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
10 87 (1.16%) Digital Media
10 87 (1.16%) Fixed Income
11 74 (0.99%) Algorithms
12 72 (0.96%) Visualisation
13 68 (0.91%) Data Structures
13 68 (0.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 63 (0.84%) Hedge funds
15 59 (0.79%) Mathematics
16 55 (0.73%) Client/Server
16 55 (0.73%) NHS
17 52 (0.69%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 1146 (15.31%) Windows
2 336 (4.49%) Windows Server
3 328 (4.38%) Linux
4 236 (3.15%) Unix
5 118 (1.58%) Windows Server 2012
6 97 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 93 (1.24%) Android
8 85 (1.14%) Apple iOS
9 63 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 45 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
11 42 (0.56%) Windows 7
12 41 (0.55%) Windows Phone
13 34 (0.45%) Windows 10
14 18 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
15 14 (0.19%) Ubuntu
16 13 (0.17%) zOS
17 11 (0.15%) CoreOS
18 9 (0.12%) Mac OS X
19 7 (0.093%) Windows Vista
20 6 (0.080%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2734 (36.52%) Agile Software Development
2 2526 (33.74%) MVC
3 1286 (17.18%) TDD
4 893 (11.93%) Scrum
5 836 (11.17%) Web Development
6 678 (9.06%) CRM
7 636 (8.49%) OO
8 578 (7.72%) BDD
9 508 (6.79%) Continuous Integration
10 495 (6.61%) Software Engineering
11 467 (6.24%) E-Commerce
12 429 (5.73%) Unit Testing
13 428 (5.72%) SDLC
14 422 (5.64%) SOA
15 404 (5.40%) DevOps
16 353 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
17 347 (4.63%) Migration
18 282 (3.77%) Front End Development
19 252 (3.37%) Workflow
20 248 (3.31%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 5144 (68.71%) C#
2 2691 (35.94%) JavaScript
3 2608 (34.83%) SQL
4 1003 (13.40%) Java
5 626 (8.36%) T-SQL
6 539 (7.20%) VB.NET
7 527 (7.04%) PowerShell
8 360 (4.81%) VB
9 331 (4.42%) C++
10 289 (3.86%) PHP
11 258 (3.45%) Python
12 209 (2.79%) Ruby
13 206 (2.75%) VBA
14 168 (2.24%) PL/SQL
15 156 (2.08%) VBScript
16 148 (1.98%) Perl
17 143 (1.91%) C
18 114 (1.52%) VB6
19 106 (1.42%) XAML
20 73 (0.98%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 412 (5.50%) Degree
2 381 (5.09%) Security Cleared
3 269 (3.59%) SC Cleared
4 124 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 68 (0.91%) ISEB
6 62 (0.83%) DV Cleared
7 56 (0.75%) ISTQB
8 48 (0.64%) MCSD
9 41 (0.55%) MCITP
10 38 (0.51%) BPSS Clearance
11 34 (0.45%) MCSE
12 29 (0.39%) MCTS
13 21 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
14 20 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 19 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 18 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
16 18 (0.24%) MCAD
17 17 (0.23%) PhD
18 16 (0.21%) PMI Certification
19 15 (0.20%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 255 (3.41%) QA
2 38 (0.51%) SLA
3 23 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
4 19 (0.25%) WCAG
5 17 (0.23%) Data Quality
6 14 (0.19%) MiFID
7 12 (0.16%) ISO 9001
8 9 (0.12%) HL7
9 6 (0.080%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 6 (0.080%) SDET
10 5 (0.067%) EMIR
10 5 (0.067%) PCI DSS
11 4 (0.053%) DICOM
11 4 (0.053%) Dodd-Frank
11 4 (0.053%) ISO 14001
12 3 (0.040%) COBIT
12 3 (0.040%) PMBOK
12 3 (0.040%) WAI
13 2 (0.027%) IEC 61508
14 1 (0.013%) GPG13
System Software
1 223 (2.98%) Active Directory
2 86 (1.15%) Docker
3 80 (1.07%) VMware Infrastructure
4 58 (0.77%) Hyper-V
5 27 (0.36%) Virtual Machines
6 21 (0.28%) VMware ESX
7 20 (0.27%) vSphere
8 16 (0.21%) Xen
9 13 (0.17%) Virtual Desktop
10 12 (0.16%) etcd
10 12 (0.16%) flannel
11 11 (0.15%) Ceph
11 11 (0.15%) GlusterFS
12 9 (0.12%) XenServer
13 8 (0.11%) XenApp
14 7 (0.093%) UAG
15 6 (0.080%) Microsoft App-V
16 5 (0.067%) XenDesktop
17 4 (0.053%) Oracle RAC
17 4 (0.053%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 165 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
2 164 (2.19%) Puppet
3 86 (1.15%) Ansible
4 52 (0.69%) SCOM
5 48 (0.64%) Kibana
6 39 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
7 36 (0.48%) logstash
8 26 (0.35%) Grafana
9 24 (0.32%) Salt
10 23 (0.31%) SCCM
11 22 (0.29%) Uchiwa
12 21 (0.28%) Kubernetes
13 16 (0.21%) StatsD
14 14 (0.19%) HP Operations Orchestration
14 14 (0.19%) Nagios
15 13 (0.17%) Terraform
16 12 (0.16%) Host Intrusion Detection System
16 12 (0.16%) Network Intrusion Detection System
17 11 (0.15%) rkt
17 11 (0.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 2101 (28.06%) Microsoft
2 782 (10.44%) Oracle
3 305 (4.07%) Sitecore
4 134 (1.79%) VMware
5 133 (1.78%) IBM
6 118 (1.58%) SAP
7 110 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
8 105 (1.40%) HP
9 98 (1.31%) EPiServer
10 87 (1.16%) Red Hat
11 79 (1.06%) Xamarin
12 75 (1.00%) Citrix
13 62 (0.83%) TIBCO
14 61 (0.81%) Google
15 51 (0.68%) DevExpress
16 49 (0.65%) Telerik
17 46 (0.61%) Sybase
18 44 (0.59%) Tableau
19 39 (0.52%) Atlassian
19 39 (0.52%) Splunk
London
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: 12 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Plymouth, Devon
Acorn
Rate: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum 2 year fixed term contract
Posted: 8 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 13 hours ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £250 - 330 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Camberley, Surrey
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Greater Manchester
eCom Recruitment
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Leicestershire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £1 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + +
Posted: 6 hours ago
West London
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 10 hours ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Watford, Hertfordshire
Arrows Group
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Preston, Lancashire
X4 Group
Rate: £24 - 26 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Ebury
Rate: £400.00 - £442.00 per day
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Rate: Market related
Posted: 4 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Arrows Group
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago