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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 130 151 113
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -38
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 833 700 822
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.62% 1.38% 1.80%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.04% 5.11% 6.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 436 489
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 31
Average hourly rate £38.75 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £29.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £83.75 £37.60 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -

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
13794 13709 12465
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 26.74% 26.93% 27.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 9091 8545 7813
Average daily rate £388 £375 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +5.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £538
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 189 268 319
Average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £16.87 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%

.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 26 February 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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +12 749 £375 +4.89% 508
London +13 285 £400 +6.66% 121
South East +25 168 £350 - 84
City of London +22 87 £425 -5.55% 31
South West +11 71 £400 +22.13% 48
Yorkshire +9 57 £325 +12.06% 57
East of England +23 53 £375 - 29
North West -18 46 £350 +7.69% 74
Scotland +13 45 £349 +11.68% 13
West Midlands -4 43 £350 +12.00% 55
West Yorkshire +13 41 £325 +12.06% 35
Leeds +17 31 £325 +8.33% 15
Cambridgeshire +20 30 £375 -31.81% 8
Manchester +8 30 £338 +3.84% 36
Buckinghamshire +5 30 £314 -21.56% 7
Edinburgh +17 28 £400 +14.28% 3
Somerset 0 26 £600 +67.83% 5
Berkshire -3 26 £350 - 9
Surrey +18 25 £388 +19.23% 22
East Midlands -9 24 £325 -7.14% 25
Wales -4 22 £350 +12.00% 10
Hampshire -15 21 £338 -11.47% 10
Taunton +4 20 £600 +73.91% 1
East Sussex +11 18 £308 -27.64% 8
Brighton +2 16 £290 -31.76% 6
Glasgow +5 15 £325 +10.16% 9
Kent +2 15 £340 +33.33% 4
Hertfordshire +12 14 £388 +14.88% 3
Milton Keynes +2 14 £369 -7.81% 3
Gloucestershire -2 14 £380 +26.66% 4

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 1662 (100.00%) .NET
2 1348 (81.11%) C#
3 953 (57.34%) SQL Server
4 891 (53.61%) ASP.NET
5 809 (48.68%) MVC
6 765 (46.03%) JavaScript
7 739 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
8 704 (42.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 623 (37.48%) HTML
10 622 (37.42%) SQL
11 600 (36.10%) Microsoft
12 567 (34.12%) CSS
13 529 (31.83%) jQuery
14 503 (30.26%) WCF
15 480 (28.88%) ASP.NET MVC
16 461 (27.74%) TDD
17 407 (24.49%) Visual Studio
18 377 (22.68%) Web Services
19 358 (21.54%) Scrum
20 320 (19.25%) XML
21 306 (18.41%) SQL Server 2008
22 295 (17.75%) OO
23 285 (17.15%) Finance
24 256 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
25 250 (15.04%) T-SQL
26 246 (14.80%) Windows
27 225 (13.54%) LINQ
28 201 (12.09%) WPF
29 196 (11.79%) HTML5
30 192 (11.55%) NUnit

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 26 February 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
1 159 (9.57%) SharePoint
2 136 (8.18%) IIS
3 107 (6.44%) CMS
4 73 (4.39%) BizTalk Server
5 48 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 46 (2.77%) SharePoint 2010
7 41 (2.47%) Umbraco
8 37 (2.23%) Sitecore CMS
9 30 (1.81%) Node.js
10 24 (1.44%) Kentico
11 17 (1.02%) TIBCO EMS
12 16 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
13 15 (0.90%) Confluence
14 14 (0.84%) Apache
15 11 (0.66%) JBoss
15 11 (0.66%) IBM Notes
16 9 (0.54%) Tomcat
17 7 (0.42%) MQSeries
17 7 (0.42%) EPiServer CMS
18 6 (0.36%) Lync
Applications
1 161 (9.69%) MS Excel
2 48 (2.89%) MS Office
3 37 (2.23%) MS Visio
4 34 (2.05%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.48%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.18%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.12%) DOC1
8 1 (0.060%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 111 (6.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 19 (1.14%) Oracle EBS
3 9 (0.54%) Dynamics AX
4 4 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 3 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.12%) SAP CRM
6 2 (0.12%) Endur
6 2 (0.12%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.12%) SAP ECC
6 2 (0.12%) Magento
6 2 (0.12%) Markit EDM
7 1 (0.060%) Radian6
7 1 (0.060%) CODA-Financials
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.060%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 112 (6.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (0.96%) PaaS
3 11 (0.66%) SaaS
4 10 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (0.24%) Office 365
6 3 (0.18%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (0.12%) Yammer
8 1 (0.060%) SoftLayer
8 1 (0.060%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 64 (3.85%) HTTP
2 32 (1.93%) Internet
3 13 (0.78%) FTP
3 13 (0.78%) TCP/IP
4 12 (0.72%) Intranet
5 8 (0.48%) VPN
6 7 (0.42%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.36%) DNS
7 6 (0.36%) AMQP
8 5 (0.30%) SSL
9 4 (0.24%) DHCP
9 4 (0.24%) LDAP
9 4 (0.24%) OpenVPN
9 4 (0.24%) ZigBee
9 4 (0.24%) 802.15
10 3 (0.18%) Firewall
11 2 (0.12%) VLAN
11 2 (0.12%) NAS
11 2 (0.12%) Broadband
11 2 (0.12%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 953 (57.34%) SQL Server
2 306 (18.41%) SQL Server 2008
3 124 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
4 104 (6.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 78 (4.69%) Relational Database
6 72 (4.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 57 (3.43%) SQL Server 2005
8 49 (2.95%) Oracle Database
9 32 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 29 (1.74%) NoSQL
11 26 (1.56%) MongoDB
12 24 (1.44%) MySQL
13 20 (1.20%) MS Access
14 18 (1.08%) Big Data
15 15 (0.90%) Hadoop
16 14 (0.84%) Oracle Database 11g
16 14 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
17 13 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
17 13 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
18 12 (0.72%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 407 (24.49%) Visual Studio
2 256 (15.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 192 (11.55%) NUnit
4 96 (5.78%) Selenium
5 87 (5.23%) SpecFlow
6 82 (4.93%) Subversion
7 79 (4.75%) MSTest
8 61 (3.67%) JIRA
9 53 (3.19%) Moq
10 51 (3.07%) Git (software)
11 48 (2.89%) Rhino Mocks
12 41 (2.47%) WebDriver
12 41 (2.47%) Jenkins
13 36 (2.17%) ReSharper
14 32 (1.93%) TeamCity
15 31 (1.87%) StyleCop
16 29 (1.74%) MSBuild
17 22 (1.32%) CruiseControl
18 19 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
19 18 (1.08%) MSI
General
1 285 (17.15%) Finance
2 101 (6.08%) Banking
3 59 (3.55%) Retail
4 53 (3.19%) Investment Banking
5 38 (2.29%) Front Office
6 27 (1.62%) Marketing
7 26 (1.56%) Back Office
8 17 (1.02%) Publishing
9 16 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 15 (0.90%) Manufacturing
11 12 (0.72%) Law
12 11 (0.66%) Legal
12 11 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 9 (0.54%) Advertising
14 8 (0.48%) Financial Institution
15 7 (0.42%) Games
16 4 (0.24%) German Language
16 4 (0.24%) Local Government
16 4 (0.24%) Electronics
17 3 (0.18%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1301 (78.28%) Developer
2 734 (44.16%) .NET Developer
3 351 (21.12%) C# Developer
4 255 (15.34%) C# .NET Developer
5 140 (8.42%) ASP.NET Developer
6 138 (8.30%) Senior Developer
7 112 (6.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 104 (6.26%) Web Developer
9 91 (5.48%) Architect
10 89 (5.35%) Software Developer
11 75 (4.51%) Analyst
12 64 (3.85%) Senior .NET Developer
13 52 (3.13%) CRM Developer
14 46 (2.77%) .NET Web Developer
15 43 (2.59%) Microsoft Developer
16 40 (2.41%) SharePoint Developer
17 39 (2.35%) Lead Developer
18 38 (2.29%) SQL Developer
19 37 (2.23%) Dynamics CRM Developer
20 34 (2.05%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1662 (100.00%) .NET
2 891 (53.61%) ASP.NET
3 704 (42.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 623 (37.48%) HTML
5 567 (34.12%) CSS
6 529 (31.83%) jQuery
7 503 (30.26%) WCF
8 480 (28.88%) ASP.NET MVC
9 377 (22.68%) Web Services
10 320 (19.25%) XML
11 225 (13.54%) LINQ
12 201 (12.09%) WPF
13 196 (11.79%) HTML5
14 182 (10.95%) ASP.NET Web API
15 168 (10.11%) Ajax
16 156 (9.39%) AngularJS
17 138 (8.30%) CSS3
18 135 (8.12%) JSON
19 115 (6.92%) REST
20 108 (6.50%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 91 (5.48%) Analytical Skills
2 77 (4.63%) Computer Science
3 68 (4.09%) Inversion of Control
4 53 (3.19%) Open Source
5 36 (2.17%) Mobile App
6 35 (2.11%) User Experience
7 33 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
7 33 (1.99%) N-Tier
8 26 (1.56%) Management Information System
8 26 (1.56%) Derivative
9 25 (1.50%) Client/Server
10 19 (1.14%) Algorithms
11 18 (1.08%) Mathematics
12 15 (0.90%) GIS
13 14 (0.84%) Equities
13 14 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
13 14 (0.84%) NHS
14 13 (0.78%) Fixed Income
15 11 (0.66%) Data Structures
15 11 (0.66%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 246 (14.80%) Windows
2 36 (2.17%) Android
3 35 (2.11%) Apple iOS
4 30 (1.81%) Linux
5 29 (1.74%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (1.26%) UNIX
7 19 (1.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 9 (0.54%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.36%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.24%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.24%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.24%) Windows CE
11 3 (0.18%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.060%) Windows NT
12 1 (0.060%) AIX
12 1 (0.060%) HPUX
12 1 (0.060%) Solaris
12 1 (0.060%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 809 (48.68%) MVC
2 739 (44.46%) Agile Software Development
3 461 (27.74%) TDD
4 358 (21.54%) Scrum
5 295 (17.75%) OO
6 191 (11.49%) BDD
7 150 (9.03%) Unit Testing
8 143 (8.60%) SOA
9 138 (8.30%) CRM
10 122 (7.34%) Web Development
11 106 (6.38%) OOD
12 101 (6.08%) E-Commerce
13 96 (5.78%) Continuous Integration
14 82 (4.93%) Dependency Injection
15 81 (4.87%) Software Engineering
16 74 (4.45%) MVVM
17 72 (4.33%) Workflow
18 68 (4.09%) UML
18 68 (4.09%) Data Modelling
19 67 (4.03%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1348 (81.11%) C#
2 765 (46.03%) JavaScript
3 622 (37.42%) SQL
4 250 (15.04%) T-SQL
5 155 (9.33%) Java
6 94 (5.66%) VB.NET
7 51 (3.07%) VB
8 48 (2.89%) VBScript
9 47 (2.83%) PowerShell
10 40 (2.41%) C++
11 38 (2.29%) PL/SQL
12 30 (1.81%) Ruby
13 26 (1.56%) PHP
14 25 (1.50%) VBA
15 24 (1.44%) C
16 22 (1.32%) XAML
17 16 (0.96%) XPath
17 16 (0.96%) Python
18 10 (0.60%) Scala
19 9 (0.54%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 112 (6.74%) Security Cleared
2 109 (6.56%) Degree
3 72 (4.33%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 36 (2.17%) VCP4
6 34 (2.05%) ISEB
7 14 (0.84%) MCP
7 14 (0.84%) ISTQB
8 12 (0.72%) DV Cleared
9 9 (0.54%) MCTS
10 6 (0.36%) MCPD
11 5 (0.30%) BC Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) CTC Cleared
12 3 (0.18%) MCITP
12 3 (0.18%) MCSE
13 2 (0.12%) MCAD
13 2 (0.12%) MCSD
13 2 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
13 2 (0.12%) CCNA
13 2 (0.12%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 65 (3.91%) QA
2 15 (0.90%) ISO 9001
2 15 (0.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 14 (0.84%) ISO 9000
4 7 (0.42%) SLA
5 5 (0.30%) WCAG
6 3 (0.18%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.12%) EMIR
7 2 (0.12%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.12%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.12%) HL7
7 2 (0.12%) WAI
7 2 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
7 2 (0.12%) GxP
8 1 (0.060%) COBIT
8 1 (0.060%) JSP 440
System Software
1 29 (1.74%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.36%) Hyper-V
3 6 (0.36%) ISA Server
4 5 (0.30%) vSphere
4 5 (0.30%) Firmware
5 3 (0.18%) vCloud
6 2 (0.12%) UAG
7 1 (0.060%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.060%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.060%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.060%) GridGain
Systems Management
1 17 (1.02%) Puppet
2 14 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
3 8 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (0.36%) Control-M
5 4 (0.24%) WMI
6 3 (0.18%) SCCM
7 2 (0.12%) SCOM
7 2 (0.12%) SCOrch
8 1 (0.060%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.060%) WSUS
8 1 (0.060%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.060%) OpenView Configuration Management
8 1 (0.060%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 600 (36.10%) Microsoft
2 191 (11.49%) Oracle
3 55 (3.31%) Sitecore
4 36 (2.17%) Telerik
5 35 (2.11%) Salesforce.com
6 28 (1.68%) Infragistics
6 28 (1.68%) DevExpress
7 25 (1.50%) EPiServer
8 22 (1.32%) SAP
8 22 (1.32%) IBM
9 19 (1.14%) TIBCO
10 16 (0.96%) Twitter
11 14 (0.84%) Sybase
12 12 (0.72%) Ektron
13 11 (0.66%) Lotus
14 10 (0.60%) VMware
15 9 (0.54%) Open Text
15 9 (0.54%) Google
15 9 (0.54%) HP
16 7 (0.42%) Atlassian
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