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 30 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 184 168 144
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -24
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 763 826 887
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.41% 1.44% 1.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.71% 5.13% 5.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 557 557
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 12 12
Median hourly rate £40.00 £51.63 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.52% +37.68%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.63 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-22.52% +37.68%

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
16183 16109 15514
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.93% 28.01% 27.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 11213 10928 9835
Median daily rate £417 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 214 286 215
Median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £17.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £52.17 £71.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.89 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.86% +11.10%

.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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 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
England -13 713 £375 - 295
London -50 249 £450 +12.50% 55
South East +13 123 £350 - 54
Yorkshire +21 72 £340 +2.25% 39
West Midlands -3 65 £350 +7.69% 28
South West -27 50 £340 -2.85% 25
North West +33 48 £325 -3.70% 39
East Midlands +18 44 £368 -2.00% 16
West Yorkshire +14 42 £345 +3.75% 22
East of England +5 39 £375 +9.97% 29
City of London -17 37 £423 -6.00% 15
Leeds +8 34 £350 +6.06% 16
Birmingham +8 31 £341 -2.50% 9
Scotland +12 30 £325 - 8
Surrey +15 27 £350 -9.67% 14
Manchester +14 27 £338 - 26
Hampshire +17 25 £350 +12.00% 11
South Yorkshire +6 22 £340 +4.61% 5
Sheffield 0 19 £340 +4.61% 2
Cambridgeshire +19 18 £368 +8.88% 10
Edinburgh +12 18 £338 - 2
Berkshire +1 17 £375 -11.76% 7
Coventry -11 16 £371 +10.00% 3
Nottinghamshire +3 15 £353 -6.00% 4
Nottingham -1 15 £353 -6.00% 4
Northamptonshire +12 14 £425 +21.42% 2
Kent -3 13 £325 -3.70% 3
Buckinghamshire -4 13 £303 -19.33% 4
North East -32 13 £325 +4.83% 8
Andover - 13 £343 -

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 1433 (100.00%) .NET
2 1185 (82.69%) C#
3 768 (53.59%) SQL Server
4 751 (52.41%) MVC
5 700 (48.85%) ASP.NET
6 634 (44.24%) JavaScript
7 627 (43.75%) Entity Framework
8 586 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
9 570 (39.78%) SQL
10 497 (34.68%) HTML
11 485 (33.85%) Microsoft
12 431 (30.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 428 (29.87%) CSS
14 386 (26.94%) jQuery
15 320 (22.33%) Visual Studio
16 314 (21.91%) ASP.NET Web API
17 308 (21.49%) WCF
18 301 (21.00%) TDD
19 289 (20.17%) AngularJS
20 273 (19.05%) Web Services
21 255 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
22 247 (17.24%) Windows
23 234 (16.33%) Scrum
23 234 (16.33%) HTML5
24 221 (15.42%) XML
25 209 (14.58%) Web Development
26 207 (14.45%) Finance
27 205 (14.31%) T-SQL
28 190 (13.26%) OO
29 188 (13.12%) MS Excel

.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
1 153 (10.68%) IIS
2 118 (8.23%) SharePoint
3 80 (5.58%) CMS
4 50 (3.49%) BizTalk Server
5 45 (3.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 24 (1.67%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.19%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
9 15 (1.05%) NServiceBus
9 15 (1.05%) Umbraco
10 14 (0.98%) Confluence
10 14 (0.98%) EPiServer CMS
11 13 (0.91%) Apache
11 13 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
12 9 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
12 9 (0.63%) WordPress
13 8 (0.56%) JBoss
13 8 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
13 8 (0.56%) WebSphere
14 7 (0.49%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 188 (13.12%) MS Excel
2 36 (2.51%) MS Office
3 12 (0.84%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (0.35%) MS Project
6 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.070%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.070%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.070%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 56 (3.91%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 8 (0.56%) Eloqua
3 8 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
5 5 (0.35%) SDL Web 8
6 2 (0.14%) Sage 200
7 1 (0.070%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.070%) Cognos Planning
7 1 (0.070%) Endur
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.070%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 144 (10.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 51 (3.56%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.09%) SaaS
4 11 (0.77%) Office 365
5 10 (0.70%) PaaS
6 8 (0.56%) IaaS
7 7 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (0.42%) Azure Active Directory
8 6 (0.42%) GitHub
9 3 (0.21%) Heroku
10 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.070%) OpenShift
11 1 (0.070%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 52 (3.63%) HTTP
2 37 (2.58%) Internet
3 23 (1.61%) Network Security
4 22 (1.54%) DNS
5 19 (1.33%) Kerberos
6 17 (1.19%) Intranet
7 14 (0.98%) SSL
8 12 (0.84%) SAN
9 6 (0.42%) NAS
10 5 (0.35%) Firewall
10 5 (0.35%) LDAP
10 5 (0.35%) TCP/IP
11 4 (0.28%) DMZ
11 4 (0.28%) Extranet
12 3 (0.21%) FTP
12 3 (0.21%) SMTP
12 3 (0.21%) SNMP
13 2 (0.14%) AMQP
13 2 (0.14%) RS-232
13 2 (0.14%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 768 (53.59%) SQL Server
2 161 (11.24%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (8.65%) SQL Server 2012
4 99 (6.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 82 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 74 (5.16%) Relational Database
7 44 (3.07%) NoSQL
8 42 (2.93%) Oracle Database
9 39 (2.72%) MySQL
10 34 (2.37%) MongoDB
10 34 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
11 27 (1.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 22 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
13 17 (1.19%) RDBMS
14 13 (0.91%) Oracle Database 11g
15 11 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
16 10 (0.70%) Data Mining
17 9 (0.63%) MS Access
18 7 (0.49%) InterSystems Cache
18 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 320 (22.33%) Visual Studio
2 255 (17.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 124 (8.65%) NUnit
4 99 (6.91%) Git (software)
5 73 (5.09%) Selenium
6 71 (4.95%) SpecFlow
7 44 (3.07%) Subversion
8 38 (2.65%) Jasmine
9 36 (2.51%) Moq
10 35 (2.44%) JIRA
11 34 (2.37%) TeamCity
12 32 (2.23%) MSTest
13 21 (1.47%) MSBuild
14 18 (1.26%) WiX
15 17 (1.19%) Jenkins
15 17 (1.19%) Mocha
15 17 (1.19%) MSI
16 16 (1.12%) WebDriver
17 15 (1.05%) gulp
17 15 (1.05%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 207 (14.45%) Finance
2 86 (6.00%) Banking
3 43 (3.00%) Retail
4 42 (2.93%) Marketing
5 32 (2.23%) Back Office
6 29 (2.02%) Front Office
7 26 (1.81%) Investment Banking
8 18 (1.26%) Legal
9 12 (0.84%) Advertising
9 12 (0.84%) Games
10 11 (0.77%) Electronics
11 10 (0.70%) Local Government
11 10 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.70%) Military
11 10 (0.70%) Telecoms
12 7 (0.49%) Law
13 6 (0.42%) Publishing
14 5 (0.35%) Financial Institution
15 4 (0.28%) German Language
16 3 (0.21%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1100 (76.76%) Developer
2 726 (50.66%) .NET Developer
3 482 (33.64%) C# Developer
4 362 (25.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 184 (12.84%) ASP.NET Developer
6 150 (10.47%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 136 (9.49%) SQL Developer
8 118 (8.23%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 104 (7.26%) Senior Developer
10 91 (6.35%) Architect
11 78 (5.44%) Senior .NET Developer
12 71 (4.95%) Web Developer
13 64 (4.47%) JavaScript Developer
13 64 (4.47%) Software Developer
14 55 (3.84%) Full Stack Developer
15 51 (3.56%) Software Engineer
16 45 (3.14%) HTML Developer
16 45 (3.14%) Senior C# Developer
17 44 (3.07%) Analyst
17 44 (3.07%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1433 (100.00%) .NET
2 700 (48.85%) ASP.NET
3 627 (43.75%) Entity Framework
4 497 (34.68%) HTML
5 431 (30.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 428 (29.87%) CSS
7 386 (26.94%) jQuery
8 314 (21.91%) ASP.NET Web API
9 308 (21.49%) WCF
10 289 (20.17%) AngularJS
11 273 (19.05%) Web Services
12 234 (16.33%) HTML5
13 221 (15.42%) XML
14 139 (9.70%) REST
15 128 (8.93%) WPF
16 124 (8.65%) JSON
17 122 (8.51%) CSS3
18 120 (8.37%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 119 (8.30%) KnockoutJS
20 110 (7.68%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 79 (5.51%) Analytical Skills
2 55 (3.84%) Computer Science
3 50 (3.49%) Inversion of Control
4 42 (2.93%) User Experience
5 39 (2.72%) Enterprise Software
6 33 (2.30%) Management Information System
7 32 (2.23%) N-Tier
8 25 (1.74%) Digital Media
9 22 (1.54%) Algorithms
9 22 (1.54%) Data Structures
10 21 (1.47%) Mobile App
11 17 (1.19%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.12%) Mathematics
13 15 (1.05%) Fixed Income
14 14 (0.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 14 (0.98%) Hedge funds
15 12 (0.84%) Derivative
15 12 (0.84%) iPad
16 11 (0.77%) NHS
16 11 (0.77%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 247 (17.24%) Windows
2 57 (3.98%) Windows Server
3 37 (2.58%) Linux
4 27 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (1.26%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (1.12%) Unix
7 15 (1.05%) Android
7 15 (1.05%) Apple iOS
8 12 (0.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 8 (0.56%) Windows 7
10 7 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 6 (0.42%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.35%) Windows CE
12 5 (0.35%) Windows Mobile
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
13 2 (0.14%) zOS
14 1 (0.070%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.070%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.070%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (52.41%) MVC
2 586 (40.89%) Agile Software Development
3 301 (21.00%) TDD
4 234 (16.33%) Scrum
5 209 (14.58%) Web Development
6 190 (13.26%) OO
7 180 (12.56%) Unit Testing
8 134 (9.35%) Continuous Integration
9 132 (9.21%) Software Engineering
10 126 (8.79%) SDLC
11 108 (7.54%) BDD
12 105 (7.33%) CRM
13 93 (6.49%) SOA
14 83 (5.79%) E-Commerce
15 80 (5.58%) SOLID
16 77 (5.37%) Workflow
17 68 (4.75%) MVVM
18 65 (4.54%) Migration
19 64 (4.47%) ITIL
20 63 (4.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1185 (82.69%) C#
2 634 (44.24%) JavaScript
3 570 (39.78%) SQL
4 205 (14.31%) T-SQL
5 127 (8.86%) Java
6 114 (7.96%) VB.NET
7 84 (5.86%) VB
8 73 (5.09%) PowerShell
9 59 (4.12%) PHP
10 51 (3.56%) VBA
11 49 (3.42%) TypeScript
12 47 (3.28%) C++
13 37 (2.58%) XAML
14 30 (2.09%) VB6
15 27 (1.88%) PL/SQL
16 26 (1.81%) C
17 15 (1.05%) Ruby
18 14 (0.98%) Python
19 10 (0.70%) Perl
19 10 (0.70%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 101 (7.05%) Degree
2 87 (6.07%) Security Cleared
3 55 (3.84%) SC Cleared
4 21 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 14 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
6 8 (0.56%) BC Cleared
6 8 (0.56%) HND
6 8 (0.56%) ISEB
7 7 (0.49%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.49%) MCTS
7 7 (0.49%) PMI Certification
8 6 (0.42%) MCITP
8 6 (0.42%) MCPD
8 6 (0.42%) MCSD
8 6 (0.42%) RHCE
9 5 (0.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 4 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
10 4 (0.28%) DBS Check
10 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 4 (0.28%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.40%) QA
2 11 (0.77%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.49%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.35%) PCI DSS
4 5 (0.35%) SLA
5 3 (0.21%) SDET
6 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.14%) MiFID
7 1 (0.070%) HL7
7 1 (0.070%) IEC 61508
7 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.070%) ISO13485
7 1 (0.070%) WAI
7 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 43 (3.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.42%) UAG
3 4 (0.28%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (0.21%) Docker
4 3 (0.21%) Firmware
5 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.070%) GridGain
6 1 (0.070%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 19 (1.33%) Puppet
2 11 (0.77%) Ansible
2 11 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.49%) SCCM
4 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Satellite
5 4 (0.28%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (0.28%) Terraform
6 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.21%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.21%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.14%) Control-M
7 2 (0.14%) Kibana
7 2 (0.14%) SCOM
8 1 (0.070%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.070%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.070%) OPNET
Vendors
1 485 (33.85%) Microsoft
2 173 (12.07%) Oracle
3 32 (2.23%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.67%) EPiServer
5 20 (1.40%) DevExpress
6 17 (1.19%) Salesforce.com
6 17 (1.19%) Twitter
7 16 (1.12%) Telerik
8 13 (0.91%) Red Hat
8 13 (0.91%) Remedy
8 13 (0.91%) Xamarin
9 12 (0.84%) BMC
10 11 (0.77%) Nintex
11 9 (0.63%) Atlassian
11 9 (0.63%) SAP
12 8 (0.56%) Apigee
12 8 (0.56%) HP
12 8 (0.56%) RedGate
12 8 (0.56%) ServiceNow
13 7 (0.49%) Hyperion
Chorley, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sanderson
Rate: £375 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Spring Technology
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 12 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Complete Tech Limited
Rate: Up to £430 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Surrey
TEKsystems
Rate: £320 - £370 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
North Yorkshire
Modis International
Posted: 11 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
South West London
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Staffordshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South East England
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 6 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Service Care Solutions Recruitment
Rate: From £370 to £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bedfordshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Owen Daniels Consultancy
Rate: Up to £25,000 per annum £25,000 per annum Fixed-Term salary
Posted: 5 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 5 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Posted: 25 days ago