The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 145 148 152
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 856 801 717
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.66% 1.55% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.86% 5.78% 5.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 561 448
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £300 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 3 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £38.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £61.69 £108.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +21.42%

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
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within 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 12 February 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 12 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +10 763 £350 -6.66% 457
London +9 287 £425 +2.71% 131
South East +7 145 £338 -3.57% 71
North West +12 81 £325 -7.14% 56
Yorkshire -18 60 £350 +7.69% 54
City of London +8 53 £450 +5.88% 40
Scotland -9 48 £334 -0.74% 11
East of England -11 47 £315 -16.00% 32
Manchester -2 44 £328 -6.42% 34
West Midlands -4 44 £313 -16.66% 32
West Yorkshire -12 40 £338 +3.84% 29
Wales +9 39 £425 +36.00% 6
East Midlands +6 39 £293 -10.00% 18
South West -16 39 £338 -15.62% 50
South Wales +19 36 £425 -20.93% 5
Surrey 0 30 £375 -9.09% 13
Leeds -12 30 £375 +15.38% 15
Kent +10 29 £338 -0.73% 12
Cardiff +10 23 £410 -25.45% 3
Edinburgh -22 22 £400 - 2
East Sussex +15 21 £335 +3.07% 4
North East -2 21 £375 +20.00% 12
Tyne and Wear -12 20 £375 +20.00% 12
Leicester +8 19 £293 -2.66% 1
Leicestershire +3 19 £293 -2.66% 2
Berkshire +2 19 £375 +11.11% 14
Newcastle upon Tyne -14 18 £394 +43.18% 8
Milton Keynes +3 17 £419 +1.51%
Hampshire +3 17 £338 -3.57% 16
Buckinghamshire +2 17 £419 +13.55% 3

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 1757 (100.00%) .NET
2 1517 (86.34%) C#
3 1112 (63.29%) SQL Server
4 990 (56.35%) MVC
5 983 (55.95%) ASP.NET
6 837 (47.64%) Entity Framework
7 793 (45.13%) JavaScript
8 729 (41.49%) SQL
9 671 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
10 633 (36.03%) HTML
11 584 (33.24%) ASP.NET MVC
12 525 (29.88%) jQuery
13 521 (29.65%) CSS
14 514 (29.25%) Microsoft
15 498 (28.34%) TDD
16 432 (24.59%) WCF
17 413 (23.51%) Visual Studio
18 370 (21.06%) AngularJS
19 344 (19.58%) Team Foundation Server
20 332 (18.90%) Web Services
21 328 (18.67%) Windows
22 315 (17.93%) SQL Server 2008
23 307 (17.47%) Scrum
24 294 (16.73%) XML
24 294 (16.73%) Unit Testing
25 292 (16.62%) ASP.NET Web API
26 280 (15.94%) T-SQL
27 279 (15.88%) Finance
28 264 (15.03%) OO
28 264 (15.03%) HTML5

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 182 (10.36%) IIS
2 117 (6.66%) SharePoint
3 102 (5.81%) CMS
4 73 (4.15%) Node.js
5 55 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
6 42 (2.39%) Umbraco
7 36 (2.05%) SharePoint 2013
8 33 (1.88%) BizTalk Server
9 28 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
10 25 (1.42%) SharePoint 2010
11 19 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
12 18 (1.02%) NServiceBus
13 12 (0.68%) EPiServer CMS
14 10 (0.57%) Apache
15 7 (0.40%) Confluence
15 7 (0.40%) JBoss
15 7 (0.40%) Kentico
15 7 (0.40%) WordPress
16 6 (0.34%) Oracle Coherence
16 6 (0.34%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 143 (8.14%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.31%) MS Office
3 6 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.11%) Simulink
5 1 (0.057%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.057%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.057%) Mathematica
5 1 (0.057%) MS Project
5 1 (0.057%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 35 (1.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (0.80%) Payment Gateway
3 9 (0.51%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.057%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.057%) Eagle PACE
4 1 (0.057%) Endur
4 1 (0.057%) RMDS
4 1 (0.057%) thinkFolio
Cloud Services
1 105 (5.98%) Microsoft Azure
2 53 (3.02%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
4 18 (1.02%) IaaS
5 16 (0.91%) SaaS
6 12 (0.68%) GitHub
7 9 (0.51%) Office 365
8 8 (0.46%) Google Analytics
8 8 (0.46%) PaaS
9 5 (0.28%) Sage Pay
10 4 (0.23%) Google Tag Manager
11 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.11%) Amazon SQS
12 2 (0.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.057%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 1 (0.057%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.057%) Rackspace Cloud
13 1 (0.057%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 46 (2.62%) Internet
2 32 (1.82%) TCP/IP
3 27 (1.54%) Modbus
4 25 (1.42%) LDAP
5 15 (0.85%) SSL
6 12 (0.68%) Intranet
7 11 (0.63%) DNS
8 7 (0.40%) Extranet
9 6 (0.34%) Firewall
9 6 (0.34%) SMTP
10 4 (0.23%) FTP
11 3 (0.17%) HTTP
11 3 (0.17%) Network Security
11 3 (0.17%) VPN
12 2 (0.11%) Kerberos
12 2 (0.11%) NAS
12 2 (0.11%) SAN
12 2 (0.11%) Wireless
12 2 (0.11%) Wireshark
13 1 (0.057%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1112 (63.29%) SQL Server
2 315 (17.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 217 (12.35%) SQL Server 2012
4 153 (8.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 148 (8.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 87 (4.95%) Relational Database
7 55 (3.13%) Oracle Database
8 42 (2.39%) SQL Server 2005
9 38 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (2.11%) SQL Server 2014
11 31 (1.76%) NoSQL
12 30 (1.71%) Oracle Database 11g
13 29 (1.65%) Data Warehouse
14 27 (1.54%) MongoDB
15 21 (1.20%) Oracle Reports
16 19 (1.08%) Big Data
17 18 (1.02%) Apache Cassandra
17 18 (1.02%) Crystal Reports
18 16 (0.91%) RDBMS
19 14 (0.80%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 413 (23.51%) Visual Studio
2 344 (19.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 132 (7.51%) NUnit
4 129 (7.34%) Git (software)
5 111 (6.32%) SpecFlow
6 100 (5.69%) Selenium
7 62 (3.53%) TeamCity
8 48 (2.73%) Moq
9 46 (2.62%) MSTest
9 46 (2.62%) Octopus Deploy
10 45 (2.56%) Subversion
11 41 (2.33%) Jasmine
12 31 (1.76%) ReSharper
13 24 (1.37%) NSubstitute
14 22 (1.25%) Cucumber
14 22 (1.25%) JIRA
15 20 (1.14%) Karma Test Runner
15 20 (1.14%) Rhino Mocks
16 19 (1.08%) Jenkins
17 12 (0.68%) Grunt
General
1 279 (15.88%) Finance
2 119 (6.77%) Banking
3 80 (4.55%) Back Office
4 56 (3.19%) Front Office
5 40 (2.28%) Investment Banking
6 37 (2.11%) Marketing
7 29 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 24 (1.37%) Retail
9 17 (0.97%) Legal
9 17 (0.97%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.85%) Advertising
10 15 (0.85%) Games
11 13 (0.74%) Law
12 12 (0.68%) Electronics
13 8 (0.46%) Publishing
14 7 (0.40%) Military
15 5 (0.28%) Automotive
16 4 (0.23%) Hungarian Language
16 4 (0.23%) Local Government
17 3 (0.17%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1452 (82.64%) Developer
2 1027 (58.45%) .NET Developer
3 694 (39.50%) C# Developer
4 525 (29.88%) C# .NET Developer
5 326 (18.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 251 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 236 (13.43%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 218 (12.41%) SQL Developer
9 141 (8.03%) Senior Developer
10 134 (7.63%) Web Developer
11 108 (6.15%) Software Developer
12 87 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
13 82 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
14 78 (4.44%) .NET Web Developer
15 75 (4.27%) Senior C# Developer
16 67 (3.81%) SQL Server Developer
17 63 (3.59%) Architect
18 60 (3.41%) C# Web Developer
19 59 (3.36%) .NET Software Developer
20 58 (3.30%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1757 (100.00%) .NET
2 983 (55.95%) ASP.NET
3 837 (47.64%) Entity Framework
4 633 (36.03%) HTML
5 584 (33.24%) ASP.NET MVC
6 525 (29.88%) jQuery
7 521 (29.65%) CSS
8 432 (24.59%) WCF
9 370 (21.06%) AngularJS
10 332 (18.90%) Web Services
11 294 (16.73%) XML
12 292 (16.62%) ASP.NET Web API
13 264 (15.03%) HTML5
14 174 (9.90%) Ajax
15 151 (8.59%) WPF
16 140 (7.97%) CSS3
16 140 (7.97%) LINQ
17 132 (7.51%) REST
17 132 (7.51%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 131 (7.46%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 96 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
2 61 (3.47%) Enterprise Software
2 61 (3.47%) N-Tier
3 59 (3.36%) User Experience
4 45 (2.56%) Computer Science
5 38 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
6 31 (1.76%) Client/Server
7 27 (1.54%) Derivative
8 26 (1.48%) NHS
9 24 (1.37%) Mobile App
10 22 (1.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 21 (1.20%) Mathematics
11 21 (1.20%) Visualisation
12 18 (1.02%) Equity Derivative
13 16 (0.91%) Replication
14 15 (0.85%) Market Risk
15 13 (0.74%) Management Information System
16 11 (0.63%) Equities
17 10 (0.57%) Data Structures
17 10 (0.57%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 328 (18.67%) Windows
2 129 (7.34%) Windows Server
3 43 (2.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 35 (1.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 34 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
6 27 (1.54%) Linux
7 26 (1.48%) Unix
8 22 (1.25%) Apple iOS
9 19 (1.08%) Android
10 12 (0.68%) Windows CE
11 6 (0.34%) Windows Phone
12 5 (0.28%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.23%) Mac OS X
14 3 (0.17%) CentOS
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Mobile
14 3 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
15 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 990 (56.35%) MVC
2 671 (38.19%) Agile Software Development
3 498 (28.34%) TDD
4 307 (17.47%) Scrum
5 294 (16.73%) Unit Testing
6 264 (15.03%) OO
7 183 (10.42%) BDD
8 167 (9.50%) Web Development
9 158 (8.99%) Software Engineering
10 147 (8.37%) Continuous Integration
11 132 (7.51%) SOA
12 108 (6.15%) SDLC
13 104 (5.92%) OOP
14 88 (5.01%) Front End Development
15 82 (4.67%) MVVM
16 78 (4.44%) Dependency Injection
17 75 (4.27%) UML
18 74 (4.21%) SOLID
19 66 (3.76%) Automated Testing
20 65 (3.70%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1517 (86.34%) C#
2 793 (45.13%) JavaScript
3 729 (41.49%) SQL
4 280 (15.94%) T-SQL
5 162 (9.22%) VB.NET
6 84 (4.78%) Java
7 81 (4.61%) VB
8 71 (4.04%) PowerShell
9 61 (3.47%) C++
10 54 (3.07%) VBA
11 33 (1.88%) XAML
12 31 (1.76%) PL/SQL
13 28 (1.59%) PHP
14 26 (1.48%) TypeScript
14 26 (1.48%) VBScript
15 24 (1.37%) VB6
15 24 (1.37%) XPath
16 23 (1.31%) Ruby
17 20 (1.14%) Python
18 19 (1.08%) C
Qualifications
1 102 (5.81%) Degree
2 94 (5.35%) Security Cleared
3 59 (3.36%) SC Cleared
4 33 (1.88%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.85%) MCP
6 13 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 10 (0.57%) MCSD
7 10 (0.57%) MCTS
8 9 (0.51%) DV Cleared
9 8 (0.46%) CTC Cleared
10 6 (0.34%) MCSE
11 5 (0.28%) ISEB
11 5 (0.28%) ISTQB
11 5 (0.28%) MCPD
12 4 (0.23%) BPSS Clearance
12 4 (0.23%) HND
13 3 (0.17%) ACCA
13 3 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
13 3 (0.17%) CISA
14 2 (0.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.64%) QA
2 28 (1.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 26 (1.48%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 14 (0.80%) Disclosure Scotland
4 14 (0.80%) WCAG
5 3 (0.17%) ISO 9001
5 3 (0.17%) SLA
5 3 (0.17%) TickIT
6 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.11%) EMIR
6 2 (0.11%) MiFID
6 2 (0.11%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.11%) SDET
7 1 (0.057%) Basel III
7 1 (0.057%) HL7
7 1 (0.057%) Solvency II
System Software
1 32 (1.82%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.11%) ISA Server
4 1 (0.057%) Docker
4 1 (0.057%) Firmware
4 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.057%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.057%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.057%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 19 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
2 14 (0.80%) StatsD
3 9 (0.51%) SCCM
4 6 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.23%) Puppet
6 3 (0.17%) SCOM
7 2 (0.11%) WMI
8 1 (0.057%) Ansible
8 1 (0.057%) BladeLogic
8 1 (0.057%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.057%) Kibana
8 1 (0.057%) logstash
8 1 (0.057%) MOM
8 1 (0.057%) OpenView
8 1 (0.057%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 514 (29.25%) Microsoft
2 201 (11.44%) Oracle
3 44 (2.50%) EPiServer
4 38 (2.16%) Sitecore
5 27 (1.54%) Siemens
6 23 (1.31%) Telerik
7 20 (1.14%) DevExpress
8 18 (1.02%) Google
9 17 (0.97%) Citrix
9 17 (0.97%) SAP
10 13 (0.74%) Tableau
10 13 (0.74%) Twitter
10 13 (0.74%) Xamarin
11 12 (0.68%) Apigee
11 12 (0.68%) Mashery
11 12 (0.68%) Teradata
12 11 (0.63%) ServiceNow
13 10 (0.57%) VMware
14 7 (0.40%) Apple
14 7 (0.40%) HP
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Contract-Permanent
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Rate: £300.00 - £330 per day + negotiable
Posted: 11 hours ago
West Yorkshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Fixed term
Posted: 23 hours ago
East Midlands
Real Staffing
Rate: £180 - £225 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brighton, East Sussex
Hanover IT Recruitment
Rate: From £375 to £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bampton, Oxfordshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Computer People
Rate: Market Rates DOE
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Brentwood, Essex
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £180 - £220 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Sheffield, South Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
York, North Yorkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Hull, North Humberside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Premier IT
Rate: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East England
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.000 per hour
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Up to £300 day rate initially
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £425.00 - £450.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £500 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Sunderland, Tyne and Wear
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 370 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City of Westminster
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £430.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds
Real Staffing
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago