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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 162 143 111
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -32
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 843 887 997
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.44% 1.59% 1.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.16% 5.68% 6.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 557 701
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £255 £281
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £341 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 12 8
Average hourly rate £51.63 £37.50 £41.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.68% -9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £36.00 £21.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £56.53 £37.50 £56.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.63 £37.50 £41.25
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -9.09%

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
16337 15619 15306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.89% 28.09% 29.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 11094 9900 9829
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £265 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 288 218 264
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.17 £71.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 2015.

.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 28 August 2015.

.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 28 August 2015. 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
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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 -22 768 £375 +7.14% 429
London +7 324 £400 - 98
South East -42 128 £360 +10.76% 86
South West +47 92 £350 +16.66% 37
City of London -6 83 £450 +7.14% 12
East of England -26 52 £339 +8.56% 26
Yorkshire -44 45 £333 +5.55% 37
West Midlands -2 37 £325 - 36
Buckinghamshire -8 33 £375 +7.14% 4
Wales +6 32 £478 +31.72% 4
Milton Keynes +3 31 £375 +7.14% 3
South Wales +4 30 £475 +31.03% 2
Scotland -17 30 £325 -7.14% 17
North East -11 29 £310 -11.42% 12
West Yorkshire -45 27 £333 +2.30% 16
Somerset +28 26 £375 - 9
Leeds -44 26 £330 +1.53% 11
North West -56 26 £338 +3.84% 68
East Midlands -10 25 £375 +11.94% 29
Kent +26 22 £338 +8.87% 8
Bristol +11 22 £319 +15.90% 4
Berkshire -19 21 £525 +61.53% 15
Cambridgeshire -19 20 £338 +8.00% 6
Newport +4 17 £493 +27.92%
Surrey -6 16 £388 +19.23% 17
West Sussex -6 16 £400 +20.30% 6
Birmingham +13 15 £350 +5.66% 16
Durham +4 15 £325 -7.14% 3
Hertfordshire +3 15 £355 +1.42% 13
Glasgow +1 15 £338 -10.00% 9

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 1785 (100.00%) .NET
2 1430 (80.11%) C#
3 1104 (61.85%) SQL Server
4 977 (54.73%) ASP.NET
5 948 (53.11%) MVC
6 773 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
7 766 (42.91%) Entity Framework
8 724 (40.56%) JavaScript
9 684 (38.32%) SQL
10 607 (34.01%) HTML
11 571 (31.99%) Microsoft
12 561 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
13 487 (27.28%) WCF
14 481 (26.95%) CSS
15 466 (26.11%) jQuery
16 452 (25.32%) TDD
17 411 (23.03%) Web Services
18 373 (20.90%) Scrum
19 362 (20.28%) Visual Studio
20 351 (19.66%) XML
21 316 (17.70%) Finance
22 314 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
23 312 (17.48%) Unit Testing
24 285 (15.97%) AngularJS
24 285 (15.97%) Windows
25 280 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
26 278 (15.57%) ASP.NET Web API
27 251 (14.06%) OO
28 237 (13.28%) HTML5
29 231 (12.94%) LINQ

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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
1 177 (9.92%) IIS
2 132 (7.39%) SharePoint
3 109 (6.11%) CMS
4 66 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
5 60 (3.36%) Node.js
6 44 (2.46%) Sitecore CMS
7 38 (2.13%) Umbraco
8 33 (1.85%) SharePoint 2013
9 29 (1.62%) SharePoint 2010
10 21 (1.18%) MQSeries
11 20 (1.12%) Tomcat
12 17 (0.95%) K2 blackpearl
13 16 (0.90%) Elasticsearch
14 14 (0.78%) JBoss
15 12 (0.67%) WebSphere
16 11 (0.62%) Kentico
16 11 (0.62%) Apache
17 9 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
18 8 (0.45%) Documentum
18 8 (0.45%) Sitefinity
Applications
1 144 (8.07%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.85%) MS Office
3 15 (0.84%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.45%) MS PowerPoint
5 7 (0.39%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.34%) Mingle
7 4 (0.22%) InfoPath
8 3 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.17%) MS Project
9 1 (0.056%) Simulink
9 1 (0.056%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 51 (2.86%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.50%) WebTrends
2 9 (0.50%) Adobe Campaign
3 5 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 4 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 4 (0.22%) Maximo
4 4 (0.22%) Magento
4 4 (0.22%) Aligne
5 3 (0.17%) Markit EDM
6 2 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.056%) Bond Adapt
7 1 (0.056%) Summit
7 1 (0.056%) RMDS
7 1 (0.056%) ReMetrica
Cloud Services
1 72 (4.03%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (2.07%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.73%) SaaS
4 12 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
5 11 (0.62%) IaaS
6 9 (0.50%) Google Analytics
6 9 (0.50%) Adobe Analytics
7 4 (0.22%) GitHub
8 3 (0.17%) Office 365
8 3 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 2 (0.11%) Sage Pay
10 1 (0.056%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.056%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.056%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 41 (2.30%) HTTP
2 33 (1.85%) Internet
3 17 (0.95%) SSL
4 11 (0.62%) DNS
5 9 (0.50%) FTP
5 9 (0.50%) TCP/IP
6 8 (0.45%) Wireshark
7 7 (0.39%) Extranet
8 6 (0.34%) Firewall
9 4 (0.22%) NAS
9 4 (0.22%) Intranet
9 4 (0.22%) NetScaler
9 4 (0.22%) SAN
10 3 (0.17%) 802.15
10 3 (0.17%) VPN
10 3 (0.17%) SMTP
10 3 (0.17%) AMQP
10 3 (0.17%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.17%) ZigBee
11 2 (0.11%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1104 (61.85%) SQL Server
2 314 (17.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 153 (8.57%) SQL Server 2012
4 138 (7.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 127 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 86 (4.82%) Relational Database
7 63 (3.53%) SQL Server 2005
8 62 (3.47%) Oracle Database
9 60 (3.36%) NoSQL
10 56 (3.14%) MongoDB
11 50 (2.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 44 (2.46%) Data Warehouse
13 32 (1.79%) MySQL
13 32 (1.79%) Oracle Database 11g
13 32 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
14 25 (1.40%) RDBMS
15 24 (1.34%) Microsoft Analysis Services
16 22 (1.23%) SQL Server 2000
17 19 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
17 19 (1.06%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 362 (20.28%) Visual Studio
2 280 (15.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 119 (6.67%) NUnit
4 96 (5.38%) Git (software)
5 93 (5.21%) Subversion
6 84 (4.71%) Selenium
7 74 (4.15%) TeamCity
8 61 (3.42%) SpecFlow
9 46 (2.58%) ReSharper
10 34 (1.90%) Rhino Mocks
11 33 (1.85%) JIRA
12 29 (1.62%) WebDriver
12 29 (1.62%) MSTest
13 28 (1.57%) MSBuild
14 22 (1.23%) Moq
14 22 (1.23%) Octopus Deploy
15 18 (1.01%) Jenkins
16 17 (0.95%) Fiddler
17 16 (0.90%) CruiseControl
18 15 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 316 (17.70%) Finance
2 118 (6.61%) Banking
3 64 (3.59%) Back Office
4 54 (3.03%) Investment Banking
5 51 (2.86%) Law
6 38 (2.13%) Retail
7 35 (1.96%) Legal
8 33 (1.85%) Marketing
9 32 (1.79%) Front Office
10 26 (1.46%) Manufacturing
11 23 (1.29%) Telecoms
12 12 (0.67%) Financial Institution
13 10 (0.56%) Advertising
13 10 (0.56%) Publishing
14 6 (0.34%) Electronics
15 5 (0.28%) Multimedia
15 5 (0.28%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.28%) Local Government
16 4 (0.22%) Automotive
16 4 (0.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1376 (77.09%) Developer
2 803 (44.99%) .NET Developer
3 338 (18.94%) C# Developer
4 232 (13.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 154 (8.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 127 (7.11%) Senior Developer
7 120 (6.72%) Architect
8 118 (6.61%) Web Developer
9 101 (5.66%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 89 (4.99%) Software Developer
11 68 (3.81%) Analyst
12 64 (3.59%) Senior .NET Developer
13 62 (3.47%) SQL Developer
14 58 (3.25%) Agile .NET Developer
15 47 (2.63%) Applications Developer
16 46 (2.58%) Software Engineer
17 44 (2.46%) Solutions Architect
18 42 (2.35%) WPF Developer
19 38 (2.13%) AWS Developer
20 36 (2.02%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1785 (100.00%) .NET
2 977 (54.73%) ASP.NET
3 766 (42.91%) Entity Framework
4 607 (34.01%) HTML
5 561 (31.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 487 (27.28%) WCF
7 481 (26.95%) CSS
8 466 (26.11%) jQuery
9 411 (23.03%) Web Services
10 351 (19.66%) XML
11 285 (15.97%) AngularJS
12 278 (15.57%) ASP.NET Web API
13 237 (13.28%) HTML5
14 231 (12.94%) LINQ
15 210 (11.76%) WPF
16 173 (9.69%) SOAP
17 160 (8.96%) Ajax
18 157 (8.80%) REST
19 147 (8.24%) CSS3
20 142 (7.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 90 (5.04%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.31%) N-Tier
3 53 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 51 (2.86%) Client/Server
5 50 (2.80%) Computer Science
6 48 (2.69%) User Experience
7 47 (2.63%) Enterprise Software
8 43 (2.41%) Inversion of Control
9 27 (1.51%) Derivative
10 25 (1.40%) Visualisation
11 18 (1.01%) NHS
12 16 (0.90%) GIS
13 15 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
13 15 (0.84%) Mobile App
14 12 (0.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 11 (0.62%) W3C
16 10 (0.56%) Market Risk
16 10 (0.56%) RIA
17 9 (0.50%) Credit Risk
18 8 (0.45%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 285 (15.97%) Windows
2 45 (2.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 39 (2.18%) Windows Server 2003
4 37 (2.07%) Linux
5 36 (2.02%) UNIX
6 33 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 12 (0.67%) Apple iOS
8 11 (0.62%) Android
9 8 (0.45%) Windows CE
10 4 (0.22%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.22%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.17%) MVS
11 3 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.056%) VME
13 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 948 (53.11%) MVC
2 773 (43.31%) Agile Software Development
3 452 (25.32%) TDD
4 373 (20.90%) Scrum
5 312 (17.48%) Unit Testing
6 251 (14.06%) OO
7 199 (11.15%) BDD
8 172 (9.64%) SOA
9 153 (8.57%) SDLC
10 148 (8.29%) Continuous Integration
11 146 (8.18%) Web Development
12 104 (5.83%) UML
13 101 (5.66%) CRM
14 100 (5.60%) E-Commerce
15 98 (5.49%) Software Engineering
16 87 (4.87%) OOD
17 86 (4.82%) OOP
18 78 (4.37%) MVVM
19 75 (4.20%) Workflow
20 69 (3.87%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1430 (80.11%) C#
2 724 (40.56%) JavaScript
3 684 (38.32%) SQL
4 224 (12.55%) T-SQL
5 146 (8.18%) VB.NET
6 121 (6.78%) Java
7 108 (6.05%) VB
8 48 (2.69%) C++
9 43 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 36 (2.02%) PowerShell
11 33 (1.85%) VBScript
12 29 (1.62%) Ruby
13 25 (1.40%) VB6
14 18 (1.01%) XPath
14 18 (1.01%) XAML
15 16 (0.90%) VBA
16 15 (0.84%) R
17 14 (0.78%) TypeScript
17 14 (0.78%) Python
17 14 (0.78%) PHP
Qualifications
1 124 (6.95%) Degree
2 113 (6.33%) Security Cleared
3 69 (3.87%) SC Cleared
4 37 (2.07%) Microsoft Certification
5 31 (1.74%) ISEB
6 18 (1.01%) DV Cleared
7 17 (0.95%) MCP
8 13 (0.73%) MCTS
9 9 (0.50%) MCSD
10 6 (0.34%) MCSE
10 6 (0.34%) CTC Cleared
11 5 (0.28%) HND
12 4 (0.22%) MCAD
12 4 (0.22%) MCDBA
13 3 (0.17%) Chartered Engineer
14 2 (0.11%) MCT
14 2 (0.11%) MCITP
14 2 (0.11%) ISTQB
14 2 (0.11%) MCPD
14 2 (0.11%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (2.41%) QA
2 39 (2.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.67%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.39%) SLA
5 4 (0.22%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.22%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.17%) TickIT
7 2 (0.11%) GxP
7 2 (0.11%) HL7
7 2 (0.11%) BS25999
8 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.056%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.056%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 1 (0.056%) BS7799
8 1 (0.056%) ISO 14001
8 1 (0.056%) ISO 8583
8 1 (0.056%) WCAG
8 1 (0.056%) WAI
System Software
1 21 (1.18%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.39%) ISA Server
3 4 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.22%) Firmware
4 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (0.11%) Samba
4 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (0.056%) vSphere
5 1 (0.056%) vCloud
5 1 (0.056%) GridGain
5 1 (0.056%) Docker
Systems Management
1 17 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
2 12 (0.67%) StatsD
3 9 (0.50%) Puppet
4 7 (0.39%) Control-M
5 4 (0.22%) Oracle RMAN
5 4 (0.22%) SCOM
6 3 (0.17%) SCCM
6 3 (0.17%) WMI
7 2 (0.11%) BladeLogic
7 2 (0.11%) WSUS
7 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
7 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
7 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
7 2 (0.11%) DatAdvantage
8 1 (0.056%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.056%) MOM
8 1 (0.056%) Nagios
8 1 (0.056%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 571 (31.99%) Microsoft
2 162 (9.08%) Oracle
3 47 (2.63%) Sitecore
4 31 (1.74%) EPiServer
5 28 (1.57%) Telerik
6 25 (1.40%) Twitter
7 23 (1.29%) Tableau
8 22 (1.23%) SAP
9 21 (1.18%) IBM
10 18 (1.01%) Adobe
11 16 (0.90%) Remedy
12 14 (0.78%) Bloomberg
13 13 (0.73%) OpenText
13 13 (0.73%) Apigee
13 13 (0.73%) Google
14 12 (0.67%) Mashery
14 12 (0.67%) Teradata
14 12 (0.67%) Citrix
15 11 (0.62%) Kofax
15 11 (0.62%) Infragistics
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
IT Retail People Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Good Rates, Good Team, Interesting Work
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
ninesharp
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £350 - £390 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Glasgow, Lanarkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £320 per day + £320 / Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Neath, West Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Corriculo
Rate: From £300 to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £405 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Norwich, Norfolk
Senitor Associates
Rate: £280 - £320 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Leicester, Leicestershire
Uniting Ambition
Rate: £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Search Consultancy
Rate: £350.00 - £380 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £300 - £350.00 per annum + Negotiable Depending on Experience
Posted: 5 days ago
London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £350.00 - £375.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Livingston, West Lothian
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £415 per day
Posted: 5 days ago