The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 7 December 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
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 179 144 157
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +13
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 723 915 830
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.45% 1.65% 1.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.69% 5.74% 5.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 646 571
Median daily rate £375 £350 £359
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £290 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £506 £501
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £340
% change year-on-year
+3.70% -0.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 11 2
Median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £57.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.75% -30.13%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £37.50 £39.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £75.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +15.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
15423 15952 15279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.94% 28.78% 27.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 10671 11113 10434
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 263 169
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.45 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.47 £17.77 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £47.33 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Histogram

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Histogram in the UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 7 December 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
England -20 669 £375 +7.14% 361
London -46 220 £425 +6.25% 79
South East +1 117 £375 +7.14% 80
North West +21 73 £350 +12.00% 45
West Midlands +16 73 £350 - 31
South West -23 49 £350 - 33
Yorkshire +5 47 £325 - 26
Birmingham +30 46 £345 +4.15% 9
City of London -6 44 £425 -8.10% 12
Scotland +1 42 £345 +2.22% 12
East Midlands -14 42 £363 +11.53% 21
East of England +9 39 £350 +7.69% 38
Manchester +5 34 £350 +12.00% 21
West Yorkshire +9 32 £339 +4.30% 16
Surrey +20 31 £400 -4.76% 11
Kent +6 30 £338 -0.36% 6
Edinburgh +11 20 £400 +6.66% 8
Leeds +7 20 £345 +10.24% 11
Leicestershire -9 18 £363 +23.93% 6
Leicester 0 17 £363 +23.93% 4
Coventry +2 15 £400 +8.10% 2
Nottingham +6 14 £365 +32.72% 5
Nottinghamshire +2 14 £365 +32.72% 7
Hertfordshire +2 14 £400 +60.00% 15
Hampshire +13 13 £425 +13.33% 14
Cheshire +9 13 £331 +1.92% 10
Gloucestershire +8 13 £325 -7.14%
Oxfordshire +5 13 £550 +83.33% 9
Wiltshire 0 13 £335 +9.38%
Glasgow -5 13 £345 +2.22% 4

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 1504 (100.00%) .NET
2 1256 (83.51%) C#
3 816 (54.26%) SQL Server
4 813 (54.06%) MVC
5 745 (49.53%) ASP.NET
6 733 (48.74%) Entity Framework
7 693 (46.08%) JavaScript
8 639 (42.49%) SQL
9 616 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
10 515 (34.24%) HTML
11 481 (31.98%) CSS
12 453 (30.12%) ASP.NET MVC
13 449 (29.85%) Microsoft
14 366 (24.34%) Visual Studio
15 358 (23.80%) jQuery
16 354 (23.54%) WCF
17 341 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
18 340 (22.61%) AngularJS
19 325 (21.61%) TDD
20 318 (21.14%) Web Services
21 305 (20.28%) Team Foundation Server
22 257 (17.09%) Scrum
23 245 (16.29%) XML
24 223 (14.83%) T-SQL
25 217 (14.43%) HTML5
26 201 (13.36%) Windows
26 201 (13.36%) OO
27 196 (13.03%) Unit Testing
28 195 (12.97%) Finance
29 188 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 124 (8.24%) IIS
2 80 (5.32%) CMS
2 80 (5.32%) SharePoint
3 65 (4.32%) Umbraco
4 41 (2.73%) Sitecore CMS
5 38 (2.53%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (1.73%) NServiceBus
7 24 (1.60%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (1.26%) Confluence
9 16 (1.06%) Elasticsearch
9 16 (1.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 12 (0.80%) Sitefinity
11 10 (0.66%) K2 blackpearl
12 9 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.47%) SharePoint Server
13 7 (0.47%) WebSphere
14 5 (0.33%) Apache
14 5 (0.33%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
15 4 (0.27%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 138 (9.18%) MS Excel
2 30 (1.99%) MS Office
3 10 (0.66%) MS Visio
4 7 (0.47%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 6 (0.40%) MS Project
6 4 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.066%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.066%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 71 (4.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.66%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.53%) Oracle EBS
4 7 (0.47%) Eloqua
5 5 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.13%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.066%) CODA-Financials
8 1 (0.066%) Cognos Planning
8 1 (0.066%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.066%) Endur
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.066%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.066%) Teamcenter
8 1 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 188 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 56 (3.72%) Amazon AWS
3 26 (1.73%) SaaS
4 21 (1.40%) PaaS
5 12 (0.80%) IaaS
6 7 (0.47%) GitHub
7 6 (0.40%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (0.33%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.20%) Google Analytics
9 3 (0.20%) Office 365
10 2 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
10 2 (0.13%) Heroku
11 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
11 1 (0.066%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.06%) HTTP
2 19 (1.26%) Internet
3 12 (0.80%) DNS
3 12 (0.80%) SAN
4 11 (0.73%) Network Security
5 10 (0.66%) TCP/IP
6 9 (0.60%) Kerberos
7 8 (0.53%) Firewall
7 8 (0.53%) NAS
8 7 (0.47%) Intranet
9 5 (0.33%) SMS
10 4 (0.27%) AMQP
11 3 (0.20%) FTP
11 3 (0.20%) VPN
12 2 (0.13%) LDAP
12 2 (0.13%) Modbus
12 2 (0.13%) SSL
13 1 (0.066%) BGP
13 1 (0.066%) HTTPS
13 1 (0.066%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 816 (54.26%) SQL Server
2 156 (10.37%) SQL Server 2008
3 128 (8.51%) SQL Server 2012
4 86 (5.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 80 (5.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (4.92%) NoSQL
7 68 (4.52%) Relational Database
8 43 (2.86%) Oracle Database
9 34 (2.26%) SQL Server 2005
10 29 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 28 (1.86%) MySQL
11 28 (1.86%) SQL Server 2014
12 22 (1.46%) MongoDB
13 16 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
14 15 (1.00%) Couchbase
14 15 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
15 13 (0.86%) RDBMS
16 12 (0.80%) Azure SQL Database
17 11 (0.73%) Oracle Database 11g
18 10 (0.66%) DB2
Development Applications
1 366 (24.34%) Visual Studio
2 305 (20.28%) Team Foundation Server
3 121 (8.05%) Git (software)
3 121 (8.05%) NUnit
4 67 (4.45%) Subversion
5 63 (4.19%) Selenium
6 53 (3.52%) Moq
6 53 (3.52%) SpecFlow
7 49 (3.26%) JIRA
8 46 (3.06%) TeamCity
9 45 (2.99%) MSTest
10 42 (2.79%) Jasmine
11 40 (2.66%) Visual Studio Team System
12 27 (1.80%) Grunt
13 25 (1.66%) Cucumber
14 24 (1.60%) Jenkins
15 23 (1.53%) gulp
16 20 (1.33%) MSBuild
16 20 (1.33%) MSI
16 20 (1.33%) WiX
General
1 195 (12.97%) Finance
2 63 (4.19%) Banking
3 40 (2.66%) Back Office
4 36 (2.39%) Front Office
5 32 (2.13%) Marketing
6 31 (2.06%) Retail
7 19 (1.26%) Advertising
8 17 (1.13%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.06%) Investment Banking
10 12 (0.80%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.53%) Local Government
11 8 (0.53%) Publishing
12 7 (0.47%) Electronics
12 7 (0.47%) Games
13 6 (0.40%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.40%) Legal
14 5 (0.33%) Billing
14 5 (0.33%) Military
15 3 (0.20%) Dutch Language
15 3 (0.20%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1210 (80.45%) Developer
2 816 (54.26%) .NET Developer
3 538 (35.77%) C# Developer
4 410 (27.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 183 (12.17%) ASP.NET Developer
6 175 (11.64%) SQL Developer
7 146 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 134 (8.91%) Senior Developer
9 124 (8.24%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 104 (6.91%) Senior .NET Developer
11 85 (5.65%) JavaScript Developer
12 82 (5.45%) Software Developer
13 74 (4.92%) Architect
14 64 (4.26%) Full Stack Developer
15 61 (4.06%) Senior C# Developer
16 58 (3.86%) Web Developer
17 56 (3.72%) HTML Developer
18 53 (3.52%) SQL Server Developer
19 52 (3.46%) Senior C# .NET Developer
20 50 (3.32%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1504 (100.00%) .NET
2 745 (49.53%) ASP.NET
3 733 (48.74%) Entity Framework
4 515 (34.24%) HTML
5 481 (31.98%) CSS
6 453 (30.12%) ASP.NET MVC
7 358 (23.80%) jQuery
8 354 (23.54%) WCF
9 341 (22.67%) ASP.NET Web API
10 340 (22.61%) AngularJS
11 318 (21.14%) Web Services
12 245 (16.29%) XML
13 217 (14.43%) HTML5
14 140 (9.31%) WPF
15 139 (9.24%) REST
16 133 (8.84%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 127 (8.44%) SOAP
18 126 (8.38%) JSON
18 126 (8.38%) LINQ
19 121 (8.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 91 (6.05%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (3.19%) Computer Science
3 38 (2.53%) User Experience
4 34 (2.26%) Mobile App
5 33 (2.19%) Inversion of Control
6 32 (2.13%) Management Information System
7 30 (1.99%) Data Structures
8 29 (1.93%) Algorithms
9 27 (1.80%) N-Tier
10 20 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
11 19 (1.26%) Fixed Income
12 17 (1.13%) Visualisation
13 14 (0.93%) Digital Media
14 13 (0.86%) Equities
15 12 (0.80%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
16 11 (0.73%) Hedge funds
17 10 (0.66%) Derivative
17 10 (0.66%) Replication
18 9 (0.60%) Clustering
19 8 (0.53%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 201 (13.36%) Windows
2 41 (2.73%) Windows Server
3 30 (1.99%) Linux
4 19 (1.26%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.06%) Android
6 16 (1.06%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.80%) Windows 7
8 10 (0.66%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.53%) Windows Phone 8
10 7 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 7 (0.47%) Unix
10 7 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
11 6 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.20%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.13%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.13%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.066%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.066%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 813 (54.06%) MVC
2 616 (40.96%) Agile Software Development
3 325 (21.61%) TDD
4 257 (17.09%) Scrum
5 201 (13.36%) OO
6 196 (13.03%) Unit Testing
7 179 (11.90%) Web Development
8 160 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
9 116 (7.71%) BDD
10 115 (7.65%) Software Engineering
11 108 (7.18%) SDLC
12 98 (6.52%) SOLID
13 95 (6.32%) CRM
14 84 (5.59%) Dependency Injection
14 84 (5.59%) SOA
15 83 (5.52%) Front End Development
16 74 (4.92%) OOD
17 72 (4.79%) MVVM
18 63 (4.19%) OOP
19 60 (3.99%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1256 (83.51%) C#
2 693 (46.08%) JavaScript
3 639 (42.49%) SQL
4 223 (14.83%) T-SQL
5 91 (6.05%) VB
6 84 (5.59%) Java
7 82 (5.45%) VB.NET
8 53 (3.52%) TypeScript
9 50 (3.32%) VBA
10 45 (2.99%) PowerShell
11 33 (2.19%) VB6
12 28 (1.86%) XAML
13 27 (1.80%) PHP
14 19 (1.26%) C++
15 16 (1.06%) Ruby
16 11 (0.73%) C
16 11 (0.73%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.73%) Python
17 8 (0.53%) Perl
17 8 (0.53%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (5.65%) Security Cleared
2 76 (5.05%) Degree
3 61 (4.06%) SC Cleared
4 13 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (0.80%) DV Cleared
6 9 (0.60%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
7 6 (0.40%) HND
7 6 (0.40%) ISEB
7 6 (0.40%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.33%) DBS Check
8 5 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 5 (0.33%) MCAD
8 5 (0.33%) MCSD
8 5 (0.33%) MCTS
9 3 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (0.13%) MCP
10 2 (0.13%) MCSE
10 2 (0.13%) PhD
11 1 (0.066%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 78 (5.19%) QA
2 18 (1.20%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.73%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.33%) Basel III
4 5 (0.33%) CRD IV
4 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
4 5 (0.33%) SLA
5 3 (0.20%) PCI DSS
5 3 (0.20%) TickIT
6 2 (0.13%) SDET
6 2 (0.13%) WCAG
7 1 (0.066%) HL7
7 1 (0.066%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.066%) ISO13485
System Software
1 34 (2.26%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.40%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.27%) Docker
5 2 (0.13%) Firmware
5 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.066%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.066%) etcd
6 1 (0.066%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.066%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (0.86%) Puppet
2 12 (0.80%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.60%) SCCM
4 7 (0.47%) Ansible
5 6 (0.40%) Terraform
6 3 (0.20%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.13%) Control-M
7 2 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.13%) SCOM
8 1 (0.066%) Salt
Vendors
1 449 (29.85%) Microsoft
2 156 (10.37%) Oracle
3 53 (3.52%) Xamarin
4 45 (2.99%) Sitecore
5 20 (1.33%) DevExpress
6 12 (0.80%) RedGate
6 12 (0.80%) SAP
6 12 (0.80%) ServiceNow
7 11 (0.73%) Atlassian
8 10 (0.66%) BMC
8 10 (0.66%) Google
8 10 (0.66%) Remedy
8 10 (0.66%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (0.66%) Telerik
8 10 (0.66%) VMware
9 9 (0.60%) Twitter
10 8 (0.53%) Apigee
10 8 (0.53%) AppDynamics
11 7 (0.47%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.47%) Red Hat
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