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 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 119 148 133
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 929 780 763
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.74% 1.47% 1.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.45% 5.35% 5.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 671 525 474
Average daily rate
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£352 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.89% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £271 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £331 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.66% +1.92%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 11 22
Average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +2.94%

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
14410 14574 12928
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.02% 27.53% 27.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 9549 9635 8141
Average daily rate £385 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 185 361
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.25 £18.50 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.88 £55.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -

.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 29 May 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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +8 803 £363 -0.68% 450
London +27 384 £375 -4.76% 136
South East +1 116 £350 - 79
City of London +26 100 £425 -2.85% 32
South West +7 67 £350 +7.69% 38
Wales +33 59 £400 +23.07% 6
Yorkshire +12 58 £325 +25.00% 47
North West +2 57 £385 +10.00% 47
South Wales +37 54 £400 +23.07% 4
West Yorkshire +21 51 £325 +8.33% 27
West Midlands +4 48 £400 +33.33% 32
Leeds +22 47 £325 +8.33% 14
Scotland +14 38 £325 -7.14% 11
East of England -32 38 £550 +46.66% 27
Buckinghamshire +14 32 £300 -14.28% 4
East Midlands +4 32 £345 -2.12% 28
Newport +7 30 £425 +30.76% 2
Milton Keynes +12 26 £305 -14.68% 2
Somerset +14 25 £413 +27.90% 4
Cardiff - 22 £318 -
Taunton +14 21 £413 +29.41% 2
Cheshire +9 21 £400 +3.22% 11
West Sussex -6 19 £425 -10.52% 4
Edinburgh +4 16 £290 -22.66% 2
Manchester -14 16 £325 -7.14% 29
Ipswich +15 15 £550 +29.41%
Suffolk +12 15 £550 +29.41% 1
Birmingham -8 15 £338 +12.50% 11
Leicestershire +9 13 £335 -0.74% 7
North East +6 13 £313 +20.19% 12

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 1778 (100.00%) .NET
2 1452 (81.66%) C#
3 1058 (59.51%) SQL Server
4 983 (55.29%) ASP.NET
5 898 (50.51%) MVC
6 814 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
7 778 (43.76%) Entity Framework
8 775 (43.59%) JavaScript
9 653 (36.73%) Microsoft
10 651 (36.61%) SQL
11 623 (35.04%) HTML
12 535 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 533 (29.98%) jQuery
14 529 (29.75%) CSS
15 527 (29.64%) WCF
16 462 (25.98%) Web Services
17 460 (25.87%) TDD
18 416 (23.40%) Scrum
19 411 (23.12%) Visual Studio
20 404 (22.72%) XML
21 323 (18.17%) OO
22 305 (17.15%) SQL Server 2008
23 285 (16.03%) Finance
24 283 (15.92%) Windows
25 276 (15.52%) LINQ
26 259 (14.57%) Unit Testing
27 243 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
28 240 (13.50%) T-SQL
29 230 (12.94%) AngularJS
30 209 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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
1 164 (9.22%) IIS
2 138 (7.76%) SharePoint
3 108 (6.07%) CMS
4 81 (4.56%) BizTalk Server
5 45 (2.53%) Umbraco
6 43 (2.42%) Sitecore CMS
7 42 (2.36%) Node.js
8 34 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 33 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 28 (1.57%) Kentico
11 15 (0.84%) MQSeries
12 13 (0.73%) Confluence
13 12 (0.67%) Apache
14 10 (0.56%) Sitefinity
14 10 (0.56%) Tomcat
15 9 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
15 9 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
16 8 (0.45%) IBM Notes
16 8 (0.45%) Documentum
17 7 (0.39%) JBoss
Applications
1 174 (9.79%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.31%) MS Office
3 34 (1.91%) MS Visio
4 33 (1.86%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.45%) Photoshop
6 6 (0.34%) InfoPath
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.056%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 73 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.51%) WebTrends
3 9 (0.51%) Adobe Campaign
4 8 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
5 5 (0.28%) Markit EDM
6 4 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
7 3 (0.17%) Magento
8 2 (0.11%) Aligne
8 2 (0.11%) Endur
8 2 (0.11%) Summit
8 2 (0.11%) Maximo
9 1 (0.056%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.056%) Bond Adapt
9 1 (0.056%) Oracle Applications
9 1 (0.056%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 99 (5.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (0.73%) SaaS
4 9 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (0.51%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.51%) Adobe Analytics
5 7 (0.39%) IaaS
6 6 (0.34%) Office 365
7 1 (0.056%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.056%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 84 (4.72%) HTTP
2 29 (1.63%) Internet
3 15 (0.84%) FTP
3 15 (0.84%) SSL
4 8 (0.45%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.45%) VPN
5 7 (0.39%) 802.15
5 7 (0.39%) ZigBee
5 7 (0.39%) OpenVPN
6 6 (0.34%) Firewall
7 5 (0.28%) DNS
7 5 (0.28%) Intranet
7 5 (0.28%) NAS
8 4 (0.22%) Extranet
8 4 (0.22%) SAN
8 4 (0.22%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.17%) AMQP
9 3 (0.17%) Skype
10 2 (0.11%) iSCSI
10 2 (0.11%) DMZ
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1058 (59.51%) SQL Server
2 305 (17.15%) SQL Server 2008
3 150 (8.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 116 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 95 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 93 (5.23%) Relational Database
7 72 (4.05%) Oracle Database
8 58 (3.26%) MongoDB
9 57 (3.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 51 (2.87%) NoSQL
11 38 (2.14%) MySQL
12 31 (1.74%) Data Warehouse
12 31 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 29 (1.63%) Oracle Database 11g
14 23 (1.29%) RDBMS
15 22 (1.24%) Apache Cassandra
16 19 (1.07%) MS Access
17 18 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
17 18 (1.01%) Microsoft Analysis Services
18 17 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 411 (23.12%) Visual Studio
2 243 (13.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 151 (8.49%) NUnit
4 81 (4.56%) Subversion
5 79 (4.44%) Selenium
6 60 (3.37%) Git (software)
7 53 (2.98%) SpecFlow
8 51 (2.87%) TeamCity
9 47 (2.64%) MSTest
10 46 (2.59%) Rhino Mocks
11 44 (2.47%) JIRA
12 41 (2.31%) ReSharper
13 34 (1.91%) WebDriver
13 34 (1.91%) Moq
14 30 (1.69%) MSBuild
15 18 (1.01%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 16 (0.90%) Cucumber
17 15 (0.84%) CruiseControl
17 15 (0.84%) Jenkins
18 13 (0.73%) JMeter
General
1 285 (16.03%) Finance
2 111 (6.24%) Banking
3 65 (3.66%) Investment Banking
4 60 (3.37%) Retail
5 49 (2.76%) Back Office
6 36 (2.02%) Front Office
7 34 (1.91%) Law
8 30 (1.69%) Marketing
9 26 (1.46%) Legal
10 22 (1.24%) Manufacturing
11 16 (0.90%) Telecoms
12 14 (0.79%) Publishing
13 13 (0.73%) Financial Institution
14 11 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
15 9 (0.51%) Advertising
16 6 (0.34%) Multimedia
17 5 (0.28%) Local Government
18 4 (0.22%) Military
18 4 (0.22%) Games
19 3 (0.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1369 (77.00%) Developer
2 783 (44.04%) .NET Developer
3 365 (20.53%) C# Developer
4 264 (14.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 168 (9.45%) ASP.NET Developer
6 120 (6.75%) Senior Developer
7 119 (6.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 114 (6.41%) Architect
9 109 (6.13%) Web Developer
10 96 (5.40%) Software Developer
11 90 (5.06%) Analyst
12 55 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
13 54 (3.04%) SQL Developer
14 50 (2.81%) Agile .NET Developer
15 48 (2.70%) Applications Developer
16 41 (2.31%) SharePoint Developer
16 41 (2.31%) Solutions Architect
17 40 (2.25%) Microsoft Developer
17 40 (2.25%) .NET Web Developer
18 38 (2.14%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1778 (100.00%) .NET
2 983 (55.29%) ASP.NET
3 778 (43.76%) Entity Framework
4 623 (35.04%) HTML
5 535 (30.09%) ASP.NET MVC
6 533 (29.98%) jQuery
7 529 (29.75%) CSS
8 527 (29.64%) WCF
9 462 (25.98%) Web Services
10 404 (22.72%) XML
11 276 (15.52%) LINQ
12 230 (12.94%) AngularJS
13 209 (11.75%) ASP.NET Web API
14 204 (11.47%) HTML5
15 196 (11.02%) WPF
16 179 (10.07%) Ajax
17 165 (9.28%) JSON
18 150 (8.44%) SOAP
19 145 (8.16%) REST
20 136 (7.65%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 85 (4.78%) Analytical Skills
2 75 (4.22%) Computer Science
2 75 (4.22%) N-Tier
3 52 (2.92%) Inversion of Control
4 48 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 47 (2.64%) Client/Server
6 41 (2.31%) User Experience
7 38 (2.14%) Management Information System
8 35 (1.97%) Derivative
9 22 (1.24%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.12%) GIS
11 16 (0.90%) Equity Derivative
12 13 (0.73%) Visualisation
13 12 (0.67%) NHS
14 10 (0.56%) Kindle
15 9 (0.51%) iPad
16 8 (0.45%) Algorithms
16 8 (0.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 7 (0.39%) Device Driver
17 7 (0.39%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 283 (15.92%) Windows
2 35 (1.97%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (1.80%) Linux
4 31 (1.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 28 (1.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 24 (1.35%) UNIX
7 18 (1.01%) Android
8 9 (0.51%) Apple iOS
9 8 (0.45%) Windows CE
10 7 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
11 6 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Phone
12 4 (0.22%) Windows 8
12 4 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
13 3 (0.17%) MVS
14 1 (0.056%) SUSE
14 1 (0.056%) Windows XP
14 1 (0.056%) Windows NT
14 1 (0.056%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.056%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 898 (50.51%) MVC
2 814 (45.78%) Agile Software Development
3 460 (25.87%) TDD
4 416 (23.40%) Scrum
5 323 (18.17%) OO
6 259 (14.57%) Unit Testing
7 202 (11.36%) BDD
8 161 (9.06%) SDLC
9 147 (8.27%) SOA
10 125 (7.03%) CRM
11 124 (6.97%) Web Development
12 113 (6.36%) OOD
13 111 (6.24%) E-Commerce
14 109 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
15 99 (5.57%) Software Engineering
16 98 (5.51%) UML
17 91 (5.12%) OOP
18 81 (4.56%) Workflow
19 77 (4.33%) Data Modelling
20 62 (3.49%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1452 (81.66%) C#
2 775 (43.59%) JavaScript
3 651 (36.61%) SQL
4 240 (13.50%) T-SQL
5 139 (7.82%) VB.NET
5 139 (7.82%) Java
6 99 (5.57%) VB
7 43 (2.42%) C++
8 42 (2.36%) Ruby
9 39 (2.19%) VBScript
10 36 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 32 (1.80%) PowerShell
12 28 (1.57%) VBA
13 20 (1.12%) C
14 18 (1.01%) XAML
15 17 (0.96%) XPath
16 14 (0.79%) PHP
17 12 (0.67%) Scala
17 12 (0.67%) Python
17 12 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 140 (7.87%) Security Cleared
2 136 (7.65%) Degree
3 90 (5.06%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.64%) Microsoft Certification
5 29 (1.63%) ISEB
6 21 (1.18%) DV Cleared
7 18 (1.01%) MCP
8 10 (0.56%) MCSD
9 8 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
9 8 (0.45%) MCTS
10 6 (0.34%) MCAD
10 6 (0.34%) MCSE
11 5 (0.28%) MCPD
11 5 (0.28%) HND
12 4 (0.22%) MCDBA
13 2 (0.11%) CISSP
13 2 (0.11%) MCITP
14 1 (0.056%) ISTQB
14 1 (0.056%) MCSA
14 1 (0.056%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (2.76%) QA
2 31 (1.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 18 (1.01%) ISO 9000
4 12 (0.67%) ISO 9001
5 6 (0.34%) SLA
6 4 (0.22%) GxP
7 3 (0.17%) PCI DSS
7 3 (0.17%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) EMIR
8 2 (0.11%) HL7
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
9 1 (0.056%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.056%) BS7799
9 1 (0.056%) BS25999
9 1 (0.056%) JSP 440
9 1 (0.056%) WCAG
9 1 (0.056%) Solvency II
System Software
1 17 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (0.62%) ISA Server
3 7 (0.39%) Firmware
4 6 (0.34%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.17%) vSphere
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.11%) Samba
7 1 (0.056%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.056%) vCloud
7 1 (0.056%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 20 (1.12%) Puppet
2 15 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.39%) StatsD
4 6 (0.34%) Control-M
5 4 (0.22%) SCCM
5 4 (0.22%) SCOM
6 3 (0.17%) WMI
7 2 (0.11%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (0.11%) WSUS
7 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.056%) TeamSite
8 1 (0.056%) Nagios
8 1 (0.056%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.056%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 653 (36.73%) Microsoft
2 201 (11.30%) Oracle
3 52 (2.92%) Sitecore
4 46 (2.59%) Telerik
5 41 (2.31%) EPiServer
6 36 (2.02%) Salesforce.com
7 29 (1.63%) IBM
8 27 (1.52%) Twitter
9 25 (1.41%) Infragistics
10 23 (1.29%) SAP
10 23 (1.29%) DevExpress
11 18 (1.01%) Tableau
11 18 (1.01%) TIBCO
12 17 (0.96%) Adobe
13 15 (0.84%) Google
14 12 (0.67%) Ektron
15 11 (0.62%) Kofax
15 11 (0.62%) Business Objects
16 10 (0.56%) Remedy
16 10 (0.56%) Sybase
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