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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 189 162 140
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -22
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 726 829 893
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.35% 1.45% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.61% 5.29% 5.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 490 568 579
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £504
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 10 14
Median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%

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
15732 15668 15091
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 29.21% 27.44% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 11013 10550 9735
Median daily rate £415 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 226 218
Median hourly rate £40.00 £39.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.91% +12.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.15 £16.90 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

.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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 -20 678 £375 - 363
London -31 269 £425 +6.25% 88
South East +5 112 £350 - 76
Yorkshire -7 59 £340 +4.61% 31
East of England +30 48 £330 -5.71% 31
West Midlands -12 48 £363 -1.69% 16
East Midlands +25 44 £413 +10.00% 18
City of London +2 44 £450 +5.75% 17
North West +8 43 £343 +5.38% 57
West Yorkshire -8 38 £340 +4.61% 23
Leeds -7 34 £350 +7.69% 10
South West -50 33 £325 -3.70% 34
Scotland +8 30 £315 -3.07% 8
Cambridgeshire +26 26 £325 -3.70% 10
Surrey +4 25 £350 -12.50% 14
Manchester +10 24 £361 +11.15% 31
Birmingham -5 23 £400 +6.66% 6
Hampshire +10 21 £350 -8.19% 25
Northamptonshire +13 20 £425 - 6
Berkshire +8 18 £350 -17.64% 5
Cambridge +22 16 £325 -7.14% 6
Northampton +13 16 £425 - 1
Edinburgh +4 16 £333 +2.30% 1
South Yorkshire -4 15 £340 +0.74% 4
Buckinghamshire -1 14 £303 -0.81% 8
North East -52 14 £345 +9.52% 11
Sheffield -11 13 £340 +0.74%
Glasgow +3 12 £320 -1.53% 6
Nottinghamshire +1 12 £368 -2.00% 4
Wiltshire -3 12 £325 +1.56% 3

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1463 (100.00%) .NET
2 1201 (82.09%) C#
3 781 (53.38%) SQL Server
4 751 (51.33%) MVC
5 723 (49.42%) ASP.NET
6 646 (44.16%) JavaScript
7 641 (43.81%) Entity Framework
8 589 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
9 578 (39.51%) SQL
10 504 (34.45%) Microsoft
11 503 (34.38%) HTML
12 443 (30.28%) ASP.NET MVC
13 431 (29.46%) CSS
14 396 (27.07%) jQuery
15 319 (21.80%) Visual Studio
16 315 (21.53%) WCF
17 303 (20.71%) AngularJS
18 296 (20.23%) TDD
19 282 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
20 256 (17.50%) Windows
21 255 (17.43%) Web Services
22 253 (17.29%) Team Foundation Server
23 238 (16.27%) HTML5
24 223 (15.24%) Scrum
25 218 (14.90%) OO
26 217 (14.83%) XML
26 217 (14.83%) T-SQL
27 215 (14.70%) Unit Testing
28 209 (14.29%) Finance
29 204 (13.94%) Web Development

.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
1 129 (8.82%) IIS
2 115 (7.86%) SharePoint
3 73 (4.99%) CMS
4 43 (2.94%) BizTalk Server
5 40 (2.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 22 (1.50%) Sitecore CMS
7 17 (1.16%) Confluence
8 15 (1.03%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (1.03%) SharePoint Server
9 14 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
9 14 (0.96%) EPiServer CMS
10 13 (0.89%) Apache
11 11 (0.75%) Umbraco
12 9 (0.62%) Oracle Workflow
12 9 (0.62%) WordPress
13 8 (0.55%) JBoss
13 8 (0.55%) NServiceBus
14 7 (0.48%) Apache Solr
14 7 (0.48%) Tomcat
14 7 (0.48%) WebSphere
Applications
1 172 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.26%) MS Office
3 9 (0.62%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.48%) MS PowerPoint
5 3 (0.21%) MS Project
5 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.068%) FrameMaker
6 1 (0.068%) ProjectWise
6 1 (0.068%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 59 (4.03%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (0.55%) Eloqua
2 8 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
3 5 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
4 4 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.068%) CODA-Financials
5 1 (0.068%) Cognos Planning
5 1 (0.068%) Endur
5 1 (0.068%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.068%) RMDS
5 1 (0.068%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.068%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 123 (8.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 42 (2.87%) Amazon AWS
3 33 (2.26%) SaaS
4 14 (0.96%) IaaS
5 13 (0.89%) Office 365
6 12 (0.82%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (0.55%) GitHub
8 7 (0.48%) PaaS
9 3 (0.21%) Heroku
10 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.068%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.068%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 47 (3.21%) HTTP
2 40 (2.73%) Internet
3 21 (1.44%) Network Security
4 19 (1.30%) DNS
4 19 (1.30%) LDAP
5 16 (1.09%) Intranet
5 16 (1.09%) SSL
6 15 (1.03%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.41%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.34%) Extranet
8 5 (0.34%) SAN
9 4 (0.27%) DMZ
10 3 (0.21%) Firewall
10 3 (0.21%) SMTP
10 3 (0.21%) SNMP
10 3 (0.21%) VPN
11 2 (0.14%) NAS
11 2 (0.14%) RS-232
12 1 (0.068%) RS-422
12 1 (0.068%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 781 (53.38%) SQL Server
2 154 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 131 (8.95%) SQL Server 2012
4 114 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 100 (6.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 83 (5.67%) Relational Database
7 50 (3.42%) NoSQL
8 46 (3.14%) MongoDB
9 42 (2.87%) Oracle Database
10 32 (2.19%) SQL Server 2005
11 29 (1.98%) MySQL
12 28 (1.91%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 21 (1.44%) Oracle Database 11g
15 17 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
16 15 (1.03%) Crystal Reports
16 15 (1.03%) Data Warehouse
17 13 (0.89%) Big Data
17 13 (0.89%) Hadoop
18 10 (0.68%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 319 (21.80%) Visual Studio
2 253 (17.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 119 (8.13%) NUnit
4 81 (5.54%) Git (software)
5 58 (3.96%) SpecFlow
6 57 (3.90%) Selenium
7 44 (3.01%) Subversion
8 40 (2.73%) Jasmine
9 37 (2.53%) Moq
10 36 (2.46%) JIRA
10 36 (2.46%) MSTest
11 32 (2.19%) TeamCity
12 22 (1.50%) Jenkins
13 21 (1.44%) Mocha
14 19 (1.30%) MSBuild
15 14 (0.96%) Grunt
15 14 (0.96%) QUnit
15 14 (0.96%) Visual Studio Team System
16 13 (0.89%) Karma Test Runner
16 13 (0.89%) WebDriver
General
1 209 (14.29%) Finance
2 95 (6.49%) Banking
3 46 (3.14%) Retail
4 45 (3.08%) Back Office
5 43 (2.94%) Marketing
6 32 (2.19%) Investment Banking
7 30 (2.05%) Front Office
8 21 (1.44%) Legal
9 13 (0.89%) Advertising
10 11 (0.75%) Games
11 10 (0.68%) Electronics
11 10 (0.68%) Manufacturing
11 10 (0.68%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.55%) Law
12 8 (0.55%) Military
13 7 (0.48%) Local Government
13 7 (0.48%) Publishing
14 6 (0.41%) Financial Institution
15 5 (0.34%) German Language
16 4 (0.27%) French Language
Job Titles
1 1134 (77.51%) Developer
2 724 (49.49%) .NET Developer
3 496 (33.90%) C# Developer
4 365 (24.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 195 (13.33%) ASP.NET Developer
6 166 (11.35%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 138 (9.43%) SQL Developer
8 129 (8.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 119 (8.13%) Senior Developer
10 94 (6.43%) Architect
11 80 (5.47%) Senior .NET Developer
12 75 (5.13%) Software Developer
13 74 (5.06%) Web Developer
14 69 (4.72%) JavaScript Developer
15 59 (4.03%) Full Stack Developer
16 54 (3.69%) Software Engineer
17 51 (3.49%) HTML Developer
18 47 (3.21%) WPF Developer
19 45 (3.08%) SQL Server Developer
20 43 (2.94%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1463 (100.00%) .NET
2 723 (49.42%) ASP.NET
3 641 (43.81%) Entity Framework
4 503 (34.38%) HTML
5 443 (30.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 431 (29.46%) CSS
7 396 (27.07%) jQuery
8 315 (21.53%) WCF
9 303 (20.71%) AngularJS
10 282 (19.28%) ASP.NET Web API
11 255 (17.43%) Web Services
12 238 (16.27%) HTML5
13 217 (14.83%) XML
14 149 (10.18%) WPF
15 136 (9.30%) LINQ
16 129 (8.82%) CSS3
17 127 (8.68%) REST
18 115 (7.86%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 112 (7.66%) JSON
19 112 (7.66%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 93 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.31%) Computer Science
3 49 (3.35%) Inversion of Control
4 44 (3.01%) Enterprise Software
5 42 (2.87%) User Experience
6 37 (2.53%) N-Tier
7 26 (1.78%) Digital Media
8 25 (1.71%) Management Information System
9 22 (1.50%) Mobile App
9 22 (1.50%) Replication
9 22 (1.50%) Visualisation
10 20 (1.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 20 (1.37%) NHS
11 17 (1.16%) Algorithms
11 17 (1.16%) Mathematics
12 16 (1.09%) Hedge funds
13 15 (1.03%) Data Structures
13 15 (1.03%) Derivative
13 15 (1.03%) Fixed Income
14 12 (0.82%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 256 (17.50%) Windows
2 59 (4.03%) Windows Server
3 35 (2.39%) Linux
4 26 (1.78%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (1.30%) Unix
5 19 (1.30%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (0.75%) Android
6 11 (0.75%) Apple iOS
6 11 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
7 10 (0.68%) Windows 7
8 6 (0.41%) Windows Phone
9 5 (0.34%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (0.27%) Windows CE
11 2 (0.14%) zOS
12 1 (0.068%) CentOS
12 1 (0.068%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.068%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.068%) Windows Vista
12 1 (0.068%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (51.33%) MVC
2 589 (40.26%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (20.23%) TDD
4 223 (15.24%) Scrum
5 218 (14.90%) OO
6 215 (14.70%) Unit Testing
7 204 (13.94%) Web Development
8 150 (10.25%) Software Engineering
9 125 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
10 124 (8.48%) SDLC
11 112 (7.66%) SOA
12 109 (7.45%) CRM
13 107 (7.31%) OOP
14 97 (6.63%) BDD
15 91 (6.22%) E-Commerce
16 77 (5.26%) SOLID
17 75 (5.13%) MVVM
18 67 (4.58%) Waterfall
18 67 (4.58%) Workflow
19 64 (4.37%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1201 (82.09%) C#
2 646 (44.16%) JavaScript
3 578 (39.51%) SQL
4 217 (14.83%) T-SQL
5 140 (9.57%) Java
6 130 (8.89%) VB.NET
7 79 (5.40%) VB
8 78 (5.33%) PowerShell
9 60 (4.10%) PHP
10 55 (3.76%) C++
11 50 (3.42%) VBA
12 42 (2.87%) XAML
13 38 (2.60%) PL/SQL
14 37 (2.53%) TypeScript
15 31 (2.12%) C
16 28 (1.91%) VB6
17 26 (1.78%) Python
18 16 (1.09%) Ruby
19 15 (1.03%) VBScript
20 8 (0.55%) R
Qualifications
1 110 (7.52%) Degree
2 78 (5.33%) Security Cleared
3 45 (3.08%) SC Cleared
4 22 (1.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 13 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
6 9 (0.62%) MCSD
7 8 (0.55%) BC Cleared
7 8 (0.55%) BPSS Clearance
7 8 (0.55%) HND
8 7 (0.48%) MCPD
8 7 (0.48%) MCTS
8 7 (0.48%) PMI Certification
9 6 (0.41%) ISEB
9 6 (0.41%) MCITP
9 6 (0.41%) RHCE
10 5 (0.34%) DV Cleared
11 4 (0.27%) MCP
11 4 (0.27%) MCSE
11 4 (0.27%) PhD
12 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.14%) QA
2 14 (0.96%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.48%) SLA
4 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.21%) MiFID
5 2 (0.14%) HL7
5 2 (0.14%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.14%) SDET
6 1 (0.068%) IEC 61508
6 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 12207
6 1 (0.068%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.068%) ISO13485
6 1 (0.068%) PMBOK
6 1 (0.068%) WAI
6 1 (0.068%) WCAG
System Software
1 51 (3.49%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.48%) Virtual Desktop
3 6 (0.41%) UAG
4 5 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
5 4 (0.27%) Hyper-V
6 3 (0.21%) Docker
6 3 (0.21%) Firmware
7 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (0.068%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.068%) GridGain
8 1 (0.068%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 18 (1.23%) Puppet
2 17 (1.16%) Opscode Chef
3 11 (0.75%) Ansible
4 6 (0.41%) Red Hat Satellite
4 6 (0.41%) StatsD
5 4 (0.27%) HP Operations Orchestration
5 4 (0.27%) SCCM
6 3 (0.21%) BladeLogic
6 3 (0.21%) HP Fortify
6 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
6 3 (0.21%) SCOM
6 3 (0.21%) WebInspect
7 2 (0.14%) Control-M
7 2 (0.14%) Kibana
8 1 (0.068%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.068%) MOM
8 1 (0.068%) OPNET
Vendors
1 504 (34.45%) Microsoft
2 165 (11.28%) Oracle
3 32 (2.19%) Sitecore
4 24 (1.64%) EPiServer
5 18 (1.23%) Twitter
6 17 (1.16%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (1.09%) Telerik
8 12 (0.82%) DevExpress
8 12 (0.82%) Red Hat
9 11 (0.75%) Apigee
9 11 (0.75%) HP
10 10 (0.68%) IBM
10 10 (0.68%) RedGate
10 10 (0.68%) SAP
11 9 (0.62%) Nintex
11 9 (0.62%) Remedy
12 8 (0.55%) Atlassian
12 8 (0.55%) Sybase
12 8 (0.55%) Xamarin
13 7 (0.48%) Citrix
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Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
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Kent
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Worthing, West Sussex
X4 Group
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Gloucestershire
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Rate: £300 - £360 per day
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Macclesfield, Cheshire
Oscar
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Central London / West End
Nakama
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London
onezeero.
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Northwich
ECOM
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Dorset
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Ilford
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Wiltshire
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ReThink Recruitment
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