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 22 January 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
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
Rank 182 143 163
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +20
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 617 848 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.40% 1.67% 1.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.54% 5.79% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 428 586 519
Median daily rate £363 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £288 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 19 1
Median hourly rate £19.11 £38.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.37% +2.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £19.11 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-50.37% +2.66%

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
13587 14651 13891
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 30.84% 28.86% 27.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9325 10124 9363
Median daily rate £425 £400 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 257 186
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £34.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +15.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £22.50 £20.93
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £57.00 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-1.31% +13.43%

.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 22 January 2017.

.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 22 January 2017.

.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 22 January 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
England -38 570 £375 +7.14% 417
London -41 209 £421 -0.94% 83
South East -16 101 £350 - 78
West Midlands +8 59 £350 +12.00% 35
City of London -13 51 £425 -5.55% 18
South West +12 45 £350 - 45
Yorkshire +5 42 £339 +4.30% 45
Kent +12 41 £338 - 12
East of England -5 39 £350 +19.14% 42
Birmingham +17 38 £354 +15.98% 8
North West -18 37 £323 -0.76% 58
East Midlands -8 35 £350 +19.65% 24
West Yorkshire +15 34 £339 +4.30% 27
Leeds +11 30 £339 +4.30% 16
Scotland -4 27 £310 -8.14% 7
Nottinghamshire +18 18 £350 +27.27% 7
Nottingham +15 18 £350 +27.27% 5
Somerset +7 15 £325 -13.33% 10
Manchester -18 15 £323 -0.76% 20
Surrey +6 14 £385 +2.66% 16
Cheshire +21 13 £331 +1.92% 23
Edinburgh +8 11 £306 -23.43% 7
Berkshire +6 11 £500 +33.33% 9
Hampshire 0 11 £390 +4.00% 13
Glasgow 0 11 £350 +3.70%
Bristol -3 11 £350 +1.44% 15
Suffolk -4 11 £368 +17.60% 4
Wales +3 10 £185 -40.24% 4
Buckinghamshire -4 10 £400 +1.58% 4
Northamptonshire -14 10 £356 -10.93% 3

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 January 2017, 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 1406 (100.00%) .NET
2 1165 (82.86%) C#
3 762 (54.20%) MVC
4 753 (53.56%) SQL Server
5 698 (49.64%) Entity Framework
6 684 (48.65%) ASP.NET
7 639 (45.45%) JavaScript
8 595 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
9 569 (40.47%) SQL
10 482 (34.28%) HTML
11 444 (31.58%) CSS
12 423 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 416 (29.59%) Microsoft
14 339 (24.11%) ASP.NET Web API
14 339 (24.11%) WCF
15 337 (23.97%) Visual Studio
16 336 (23.90%) TDD
17 315 (22.40%) AngularJS
18 301 (21.41%) jQuery
19 300 (21.34%) Web Services
20 293 (20.84%) Team Foundation Server
21 280 (19.91%) Scrum
22 242 (17.21%) XML
23 203 (14.44%) OO
24 197 (14.01%) T-SQL
25 186 (13.23%) Windows
26 184 (13.09%) HTML5
27 183 (13.02%) Unit Testing
28 177 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
29 167 (11.88%) Finance

.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
1 105 (7.47%) IIS
2 71 (5.05%) CMS
3 67 (4.77%) Umbraco
4 64 (4.55%) SharePoint
5 37 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
6 31 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
7 28 (1.99%) NServiceBus
8 18 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (1.07%) Confluence
10 12 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
11 11 (0.78%) K2 blackpearl
11 11 (0.78%) Sitefinity
12 10 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.50%) Apache
13 7 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 7 (0.50%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 4 (0.28%) JBoss
15 3 (0.21%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 132 (9.39%) MS Excel
2 28 (1.99%) MS Office
3 12 (0.85%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.57%) MS Project
5 7 (0.50%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.36%) MS PowerPoint
7 4 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.071%) EngageOne
8 1 (0.071%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.071%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 82 (5.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.57%) Remedy ITSM
3 7 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.36%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
5 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.071%) CODA-Financials
6 1 (0.071%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.071%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.071%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.071%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 177 (12.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (3.34%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (1.49%) PaaS
4 14 (1.00%) SaaS
5 12 (0.85%) IaaS
6 6 (0.43%) GitHub
7 5 (0.36%) Azure Active Directory
8 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.14%) Office 365
10 1 (0.071%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.071%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.071%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.071%) Route 53
10 1 (0.071%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.56%) HTTP
2 17 (1.21%) Internet
3 14 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (0.71%) SAN
5 9 (0.64%) DNS
6 7 (0.50%) Firewall
6 7 (0.50%) Intranet
6 7 (0.50%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.43%) NAS
7 6 (0.43%) Network Security
8 5 (0.36%) SSL
9 4 (0.28%) AMQP
9 4 (0.28%) FTP
9 4 (0.28%) SMS
10 3 (0.21%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) Modbus
11 2 (0.14%) NetScaler
12 1 (0.071%) OpenVPN
12 1 (0.071%) Skype
12 1 (0.071%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 753 (53.56%) SQL Server
2 140 (9.96%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (9.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 77 (5.48%) NoSQL
5 70 (4.98%) Relational Database
6 67 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 66 (4.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 41 (2.92%) Oracle Database
9 37 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
11 29 (2.06%) MySQL
12 27 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 23 (1.64%) MongoDB
14 20 (1.42%) RDBMS
15 17 (1.21%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.07%) Couchbase
17 14 (1.00%) MS Access
18 11 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
18 11 (0.78%) Oracle Database 11g
19 9 (0.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 337 (23.97%) Visual Studio
2 293 (20.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 128 (9.10%) NUnit
4 122 (8.68%) Git (software)
5 69 (4.91%) Subversion
6 56 (3.98%) Moq
6 56 (3.98%) MSTest
7 54 (3.84%) Selenium
8 52 (3.70%) Visual Studio Team System
9 46 (3.27%) SpecFlow
10 45 (3.20%) JIRA
11 42 (2.99%) TeamCity
12 32 (2.28%) Jasmine
13 28 (1.99%) Grunt
14 24 (1.71%) gulp
15 23 (1.64%) Cucumber
15 23 (1.64%) Jenkins
15 23 (1.64%) MSBuild
16 18 (1.28%) ReSharper
17 15 (1.07%) CruiseControl
General
1 167 (11.88%) Finance
2 60 (4.27%) Banking
3 38 (2.70%) Front Office
4 35 (2.49%) Back Office
5 21 (1.49%) Advertising
6 19 (1.35%) Marketing
6 19 (1.35%) Retail
7 17 (1.21%) Manufacturing
8 15 (1.07%) Investment Banking
9 13 (0.92%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.64%) Local Government
10 9 (0.64%) Publishing
11 7 (0.50%) Billing
11 7 (0.50%) Electronics
11 7 (0.50%) Games
12 4 (0.28%) Legal
13 3 (0.21%) Dutch Language
13 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
13 3 (0.21%) French Language
13 3 (0.21%) German Language
Job Titles
1 1134 (80.65%) Developer
2 754 (53.63%) .NET Developer
3 502 (35.70%) C# Developer
4 380 (27.03%) C# .NET Developer
5 166 (11.81%) ASP.NET Developer
6 155 (11.02%) SQL Developer
7 131 (9.32%) Senior Developer
8 125 (8.89%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 115 (8.18%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 96 (6.83%) Senior .NET Developer
11 87 (6.19%) Software Developer
12 76 (5.41%) JavaScript Developer
13 61 (4.34%) Senior C# Developer
14 58 (4.13%) Architect
15 55 (3.91%) Full Stack Developer
16 53 (3.77%) Microsoft Developer
16 53 (3.77%) WPF Developer
17 52 (3.70%) CRM Developer
18 51 (3.63%) Web Developer
19 49 (3.49%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1406 (100.00%) .NET
2 698 (49.64%) Entity Framework
3 684 (48.65%) ASP.NET
4 482 (34.28%) HTML
5 444 (31.58%) CSS
6 423 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 339 (24.11%) ASP.NET Web API
7 339 (24.11%) WCF
8 315 (22.40%) AngularJS
9 301 (21.41%) jQuery
10 300 (21.34%) Web Services
11 242 (17.21%) XML
12 184 (13.09%) HTML5
13 144 (10.24%) WPF
14 136 (9.67%) REST
15 133 (9.46%) LINQ
16 117 (8.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 109 (7.75%) SOAP
18 107 (7.61%) JSON
18 107 (7.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 81 (5.76%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (2.99%) Mobile App
3 32 (2.28%) Inversion of Control
4 31 (2.20%) User Experience
5 29 (2.06%) Algorithms
6 26 (1.85%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.64%) Data Structures
7 23 (1.64%) Management Information System
8 18 (1.28%) N-Tier
9 16 (1.14%) Enterprise Software
9 16 (1.14%) Fixed Income
10 13 (0.92%) Equities
11 11 (0.78%) Digital Media
11 11 (0.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 11 (0.78%) Mathematics
12 10 (0.71%) Visualisation
13 9 (0.64%) NHS
14 8 (0.57%) Blackberry
14 8 (0.57%) SWIFT
15 7 (0.50%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 186 (13.23%) Windows
2 37 (2.63%) Windows Server
3 35 (2.49%) Linux
4 17 (1.21%) Android
5 16 (1.14%) Apple iOS
5 16 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 10 (0.71%) Windows Phone
8 9 (0.64%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.57%) Unix
9 8 (0.57%) Windows Phone 8
9 8 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
10 7 (0.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
13 2 (0.14%) Windows CE
13 2 (0.14%) Windows Vista
14 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.071%) Mac OS X
14 1 (0.071%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 762 (54.20%) MVC
2 595 (42.32%) Agile Software Development
3 336 (23.90%) TDD
4 280 (19.91%) Scrum
5 203 (14.44%) OO
6 183 (13.02%) Unit Testing
7 157 (11.17%) Continuous Integration
8 148 (10.53%) Web Development
9 117 (8.32%) SOLID
10 108 (7.68%) BDD
11 101 (7.18%) Software Engineering
12 94 (6.69%) CRM
13 93 (6.61%) SDLC
14 79 (5.62%) OOD
15 78 (5.55%) Front End Development
16 77 (5.48%) Dependency Injection
16 77 (5.48%) SOA
17 69 (4.91%) Automated Testing
17 69 (4.91%) MVVM
18 67 (4.77%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 1165 (82.86%) C#
2 639 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 569 (40.47%) SQL
4 197 (14.01%) T-SQL
5 75 (5.33%) Java
6 73 (5.19%) VB
7 68 (4.84%) VB.NET
8 48 (3.41%) TypeScript
9 47 (3.34%) VBA
10 40 (2.84%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.78%) VB6
12 19 (1.35%) XAML
13 18 (1.28%) PHP
14 17 (1.21%) C++
15 16 (1.14%) Ruby
16 11 (0.78%) Python
17 10 (0.71%) C
17 10 (0.71%) PL/SQL
18 9 (0.64%) Perl
19 7 (0.50%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 86 (6.12%) Security Cleared
2 64 (4.55%) SC Cleared
3 53 (3.77%) Degree
4 16 (1.14%) DV Cleared
5 12 (0.85%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.50%) ISEB
7 6 (0.43%) ISTQB
7 6 (0.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 5 (0.36%) HND
8 5 (0.36%) MCAD
8 5 (0.36%) MCSD
8 5 (0.36%) MCTS
9 4 (0.28%) BPSS Clearance
9 4 (0.28%) HNC
9 4 (0.28%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (0.21%) DBS Check
10 3 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (0.14%) PhD
12 1 (0.071%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 76 (5.41%) QA
2 13 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.71%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.36%) Basel III
4 5 (0.36%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.28%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.28%) SLA
6 3 (0.21%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.21%) TickIT
7 2 (0.14%) SDET
7 2 (0.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 32 (2.28%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.28%) Docker
5 1 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.071%) etcd
5 1 (0.071%) Firmware
5 1 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (0.071%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.071%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (0.71%) Puppet
2 7 (0.50%) SCCM
3 6 (0.43%) Terraform
4 4 (0.28%) Ansible
5 2 (0.14%) Control-M
6 1 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.071%) Salt
6 1 (0.071%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 416 (29.59%) Microsoft
2 142 (10.10%) Oracle
3 53 (3.77%) Xamarin
4 43 (3.06%) Sitecore
5 15 (1.07%) DevExpress
6 14 (1.00%) Atlassian
7 13 (0.92%) VMware
8 11 (0.78%) RedGate
9 10 (0.71%) SAP
10 8 (0.57%) BMC
10 8 (0.57%) Remedy
10 8 (0.57%) ServiceNow
10 8 (0.57%) Telerik
11 7 (0.50%) Google
11 7 (0.50%) Rackspace
11 7 (0.50%) Red Hat
12 6 (0.43%) AppDynamics
12 6 (0.43%) Escenic
12 6 (0.43%) Tableau
12 6 (0.43%) Twitter
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
Oscar
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Oscar
Rate: £200 - £240 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Darlington, County Durham
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: Market Rates - 3 Months initially
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
Real Staffing
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Negtiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
The Change Partners Recruitment
Rate: From £350 to £375 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable on skill set
Posted: 6 days ago
Folkestone, Kent
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
Ebury
Rate: £230.00 - £260.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Maidstone, Kent
Networkers
Rate: £315 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cheshire
Venn Group
Rate: £290 - £300 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Hertfordshire
X4 Group
Rate: £300 - 325 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
FT Select
Rate: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harrington Starr
Rate: £650 - £950 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Oscar
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Coded People
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Surrey
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 days ago
Romsey, Hampshire
LA International
Rate: £360 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 6 days ago
North West London
JP Boden & Co Ltd
Rate: Competitive day rate
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 6 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Jenrick IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago