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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 202 132 156
Rank change year-on-year
-70 +24
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 669 936 784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.25% 1.73% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.49% 6.41% 5.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 493 675 536
Median daily rate £375 £355 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £548 £535 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 16 12
Median hourly rate £31.35 £41.25 £35.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.99% +16.19%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.43 £22.18 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.27 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.35 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-26.22% +21.42%

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
14889 14604 14477
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.72% 26.95% 27.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 10557 9592 9635
Median daily rate £420 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.38% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £280 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 201 174
Median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £17.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £47.53 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

.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 25 May 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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -61 623 £375 +3.44% 399
London -57 285 £425 +13.33% 97
South East -13 119 £350 +2.18% 77
East of England +22 54 £325 -40.90% 26
City of London +2 48 £425 - 18
North West -28 40 £350 -10.82% 61
South West -33 40 £325 -7.14% 36
Scotland -19 33 £340 +8.80% 8
West Midlands -30 33 £400 - 20
Berkshire +13 29 £375 -6.25% 7
Yorkshire -19 25 £325 - 47
Kent -1 23 £335 -0.74% 9
Cambridgeshire +23 19 £375 +30.43% 11
West Yorkshire -22 19 £323 -0.76% 32
Glasgow +15 18 £330 +1.53% 6
Leeds -22 18 £320 -1.53% 16
Essex +1 16 £335 -25.55% 5
Manchester -7 16 £375 +15.38% 33
East Midlands -9 16 £409 +16.78% 23
Brighton +11 15 £406 +37.71% 2
East Sussex +8 15 £406 +28.96% 3
Wiltshire +7 15 £331 -14.51% 4
Reading 0 15 £400 +10.34% 4
Birmingham -1 14 £350 -3.44% 3
Hampshire +4 13 £344 -1.78% 17
Bristol +3 13 £325 -13.33% 10
Edinburgh -9 13 £388 +33.62% 1
Cheshire -18 13 £330 -17.50% 18
Cambridge - 13 £350 - 6
Buckinghamshire -11 12 £344 +14.58% 11

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 1517 (100.00%) .NET
2 1274 (83.98%) C#
3 849 (55.97%) SQL Server
4 790 (52.08%) MVC
5 750 (49.44%) ASP.NET
6 656 (43.24%) Entity Framework
7 644 (42.45%) JavaScript
8 583 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
9 579 (38.17%) SQL
10 515 (33.95%) HTML
11 514 (33.88%) Microsoft
12 464 (30.59%) ASP.NET MVC
13 437 (28.81%) CSS
14 422 (27.82%) jQuery
15 377 (24.85%) TDD
16 330 (21.75%) WCF
17 308 (20.30%) Visual Studio
18 305 (20.11%) AngularJS
19 300 (19.78%) Windows
20 265 (17.47%) ASP.NET Web API
21 260 (17.14%) Web Services
22 254 (16.74%) HTML5
23 251 (16.55%) OO
24 241 (15.89%) Unit Testing
25 240 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
26 239 (15.75%) XML
27 237 (15.62%) T-SQL
28 235 (15.49%) Scrum
29 228 (15.03%) Finance
30 225 (14.83%) 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
1 144 (9.49%) IIS
2 113 (7.45%) SharePoint
3 93 (6.13%) CMS
4 62 (4.09%) Node.js
5 40 (2.64%) SharePoint 2013
6 36 (2.37%) BizTalk Server
7 30 (1.98%) Sitecore CMS
8 29 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (1.45%) Umbraco
10 20 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
11 18 (1.19%) SharePoint Server
12 14 (0.92%) Confluence
12 14 (0.92%) WordPress
13 13 (0.86%) Apache
14 12 (0.79%) EPiServer CMS
14 12 (0.79%) NServiceBus
15 9 (0.59%) JBoss
15 9 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
16 8 (0.53%) Tomcat
17 6 (0.40%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 166 (10.94%) MS Excel
2 41 (2.70%) MS Office
3 9 (0.59%) InfoPath
4 8 (0.53%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.26%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.13%) MS Project
7 1 (0.066%) FrameMaker
7 1 (0.066%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.066%) ProjectWise
7 1 (0.066%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 43 (2.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.066%) Endur
5 1 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.066%) RMDS
5 1 (0.066%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.066%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 97 (6.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (1.52%) SaaS
4 18 (1.19%) IaaS
5 16 (1.05%) Office 365
6 15 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (0.66%) GitHub
8 9 (0.59%) PaaS
9 2 (0.13%) Google Tag Manager
10 1 (0.066%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.066%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.066%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.066%) CloudFront
10 1 (0.066%) Heroku
10 1 (0.066%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 51 (3.36%) Internet
2 28 (1.85%) HTTP
3 20 (1.32%) SSL
4 19 (1.25%) DNS
5 18 (1.19%) LDAP
6 15 (0.99%) Network Security
6 15 (0.99%) TCP/IP
7 13 (0.86%) Intranet
7 13 (0.86%) Kerberos
8 11 (0.73%) Extranet
9 9 (0.59%) Modbus
10 7 (0.46%) SMTP
11 4 (0.26%) DMZ
11 4 (0.26%) SAN
12 3 (0.20%) Firewall
12 3 (0.20%) SNMP
12 3 (0.20%) VPN
13 2 (0.13%) FTP
14 1 (0.066%) LAN
14 1 (0.066%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 849 (55.97%) SQL Server
2 172 (11.34%) SQL Server 2008
3 166 (10.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 130 (8.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 108 (7.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 91 (6.00%) Relational Database
7 49 (3.23%) MongoDB
8 46 (3.03%) Oracle Database
9 43 (2.83%) NoSQL
10 33 (2.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 30 (1.98%) SQL Server 2005
12 28 (1.85%) MySQL
13 27 (1.78%) SQL Server 2014
14 25 (1.65%) Oracle Database 11g
15 24 (1.58%) RDBMS
16 22 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
17 18 (1.19%) Big Data
18 17 (1.12%) Hadoop
19 15 (0.99%) Microsoft Analysis Services
20 14 (0.92%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 308 (20.30%) Visual Studio
2 240 (15.82%) Team Foundation Server
3 129 (8.50%) NUnit
4 85 (5.60%) Git (software)
5 69 (4.55%) SpecFlow
6 68 (4.48%) Selenium
7 44 (2.90%) Moq
7 44 (2.90%) Subversion
8 40 (2.64%) Jasmine
9 39 (2.57%) MSTest
10 37 (2.44%) JIRA
11 31 (2.04%) TeamCity
12 25 (1.65%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (1.52%) Karma Test Runner
14 20 (1.32%) Jenkins
15 19 (1.25%) ReSharper
16 14 (0.92%) NSubstitute
16 14 (0.92%) Oracle Forms
17 12 (0.79%) Grunt
17 12 (0.79%) WebDriver
General
1 228 (15.03%) Finance
2 117 (7.71%) Banking
3 50 (3.30%) Back Office
4 37 (2.44%) Investment Banking
5 35 (2.31%) Retail
6 33 (2.18%) Marketing
7 29 (1.91%) Front Office
8 22 (1.45%) Legal
9 19 (1.25%) Manufacturing
10 16 (1.05%) Telecoms
11 15 (0.99%) Advertising
12 14 (0.92%) Games
13 13 (0.86%) Electronics
14 12 (0.79%) Law
15 8 (0.53%) Local Government
16 7 (0.46%) Military
17 6 (0.40%) German Language
18 5 (0.33%) Publishing
19 4 (0.26%) Billing
19 4 (0.26%) Hungarian Language
Job Titles
1 1197 (78.91%) Developer
2 785 (51.75%) .NET Developer
3 572 (37.71%) C# Developer
4 425 (28.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 251 (16.55%) ASP.NET Developer
6 191 (12.59%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 174 (11.47%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 154 (10.15%) SQL Developer
9 121 (7.98%) Senior Developer
10 102 (6.72%) Web Developer
11 94 (6.20%) Software Developer
12 90 (5.93%) Architect
13 78 (5.14%) JavaScript Developer
14 76 (5.01%) Senior .NET Developer
15 68 (4.48%) SQL Server Developer
16 60 (3.96%) .NET Web Developer
17 56 (3.69%) HTML Developer
18 54 (3.56%) C# Software Developer
19 53 (3.49%) .NET Software Developer
20 51 (3.36%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1517 (100.00%) .NET
2 750 (49.44%) ASP.NET
3 656 (43.24%) Entity Framework
4 515 (33.95%) HTML
5 464 (30.59%) ASP.NET MVC
6 437 (28.81%) CSS
7 422 (27.82%) jQuery
8 330 (21.75%) WCF
9 305 (20.11%) AngularJS
10 265 (17.47%) ASP.NET Web API
11 260 (17.14%) Web Services
12 254 (16.74%) HTML5
13 239 (15.75%) XML
14 162 (10.68%) WPF
15 143 (9.43%) CSS3
16 135 (8.90%) LINQ
17 122 (8.04%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 117 (7.71%) REST
19 114 (7.51%) WinForms
20 109 (7.19%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 103 (6.79%) Analytical Skills
2 62 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
3 54 (3.56%) Inversion of Control
3 54 (3.56%) User Experience
4 43 (2.83%) N-Tier
5 39 (2.57%) Computer Science
6 30 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (1.78%) Mathematics
8 25 (1.65%) Digital Media
9 22 (1.45%) Mobile App
10 20 (1.32%) NHS
11 18 (1.19%) Derivative
11 18 (1.19%) Visualisation
12 16 (1.05%) Replication
13 15 (0.99%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.86%) Management Information System
15 12 (0.79%) iPad
16 11 (0.73%) Equity Derivative
17 9 (0.59%) Fixed Income
17 9 (0.59%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 300 (19.78%) Windows
2 89 (5.87%) Windows Server
3 33 (2.18%) Linux
4 30 (1.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (1.58%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (1.38%) Unix
7 15 (0.99%) Android
8 14 (0.92%) Apple iOS
9 12 (0.79%) Windows Mobile
10 11 (0.73%) Windows 7
11 10 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (0.59%) Windows Phone
12 9 (0.59%) Windows Server 2003
13 5 (0.33%) Windows CE
14 3 (0.20%) Windows Phone 8
15 1 (0.066%) CentOS
15 1 (0.066%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 790 (52.08%) MVC
2 583 (38.43%) Agile Software Development
3 377 (24.85%) TDD
4 251 (16.55%) OO
5 241 (15.89%) Unit Testing
6 235 (15.49%) Scrum
7 225 (14.83%) Web Development
8 141 (9.29%) Software Engineering
9 121 (7.98%) Continuous Integration
10 120 (7.91%) BDD
11 115 (7.58%) SOA
12 114 (7.51%) SDLC
13 113 (7.45%) OOP
14 85 (5.60%) CRM
15 81 (5.34%) E-Commerce
16 80 (5.27%) MVVM
17 72 (4.75%) Front End Development
17 72 (4.75%) SOLID
18 71 (4.68%) Workflow
19 70 (4.61%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1274 (83.98%) C#
2 644 (42.45%) JavaScript
3 579 (38.17%) SQL
4 237 (15.62%) T-SQL
5 149 (9.82%) VB.NET
6 131 (8.64%) Java
7 83 (5.47%) PowerShell
8 70 (4.61%) VB
9 62 (4.09%) C++
10 53 (3.49%) PHP
11 47 (3.10%) VBA
12 41 (2.70%) PL/SQL
13 38 (2.50%) XAML
14 30 (1.98%) C
14 30 (1.98%) TypeScript
15 29 (1.91%) Python
16 27 (1.78%) VBScript
17 21 (1.38%) VB6
18 16 (1.05%) Ruby
19 12 (0.79%) R
Qualifications
1 94 (6.20%) Degree
2 84 (5.54%) Security Cleared
3 49 (3.23%) SC Cleared
4 39 (2.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 15 (0.99%) MCSD
6 14 (0.92%) MCTS
7 11 (0.73%) MCPD
8 10 (0.66%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (0.59%) MCP
10 8 (0.53%) BC Cleared
11 7 (0.46%) PMI Certification
12 6 (0.40%) BPSS Clearance
12 6 (0.40%) ISEB
12 6 (0.40%) MCITP
12 6 (0.40%) RHCE
13 4 (0.26%) CTC Cleared
13 4 (0.26%) DV Cleared
13 4 (0.26%) MCSE
13 4 (0.26%) PhD
14 3 (0.20%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.03%) QA
2 14 (0.92%) WCAG
3 9 (0.59%) Disclosure Scotland
3 9 (0.59%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 9 (0.59%) SLA
4 6 (0.40%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 4 (0.26%) MiFID
6 2 (0.13%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.066%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.066%) EMIR
7 1 (0.066%) HL7
7 1 (0.066%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.066%) PMBOK
7 1 (0.066%) SDET
7 1 (0.066%) WAI
System Software
1 47 (3.10%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.40%) UAG
2 6 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.13%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.066%) BitLocker
4 1 (0.066%) Docker
4 1 (0.066%) GridGain
4 1 (0.066%) Terminal Services
4 1 (0.066%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.066%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 18 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (0.99%) Puppet
3 9 (0.59%) SCCM
3 9 (0.59%) StatsD
4 7 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 6 (0.40%) Red Hat Satellite
6 4 (0.26%) Ansible
6 4 (0.26%) HP Operations Orchestration
7 3 (0.20%) HP Fortify
7 3 (0.20%) Kibana
7 3 (0.20%) SCOM
7 3 (0.20%) WebInspect
8 1 (0.066%) Business Desktop Deployment
8 1 (0.066%) CA Wily
8 1 (0.066%) Control-M
8 1 (0.066%) logstash
8 1 (0.066%) MOM
8 1 (0.066%) OPNET
Vendors
1 514 (33.88%) Microsoft
2 173 (11.40%) Oracle
3 44 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 32 (2.11%) EPiServer
5 22 (1.45%) Telerik
6 15 (0.99%) Citrix
6 15 (0.99%) Twitter
7 14 (0.92%) HP
8 13 (0.86%) Red Hat
9 12 (0.79%) IBM
9 12 (0.79%) SAP
10 10 (0.66%) RedGate
10 10 (0.66%) Sybase
11 9 (0.59%) Apigee
11 9 (0.59%) Apple
11 9 (0.59%) DevExpress
11 9 (0.59%) Mashery
11 9 (0.59%) Nintex
11 9 (0.59%) Remedy
11 9 (0.59%) Siemens
London
Hays Finance Technology
Rate: £550.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
South East
LA International
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Ark Workplace Risk
Posted: 18 hours ago
Guildford, Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £325 - £375 per day
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Square One Resources
Rate: Up to £290 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Premier Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Surrey
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £320 to £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £370 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £400 to £500 per day 400-500 PER DAY
Posted: 4 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Wenham Carter
Rate: From £350 to £500 per day TBC
Posted: 4 days ago
Northamptonshire
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: excellent rates, 12 months contract
Posted: 5 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + depending on experience
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
IntaPeople
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Buckinghamshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
onezeero.
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Glossop, Derbyshire
LA International
Rate: £288.64 - £324.72 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Sutton, London UK
Reed Business Information
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Richmond, Surrey
EYC Symphony
Rate: From £400 to £500 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £320 - £340 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Glasgow
Cathcart Associates
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Venturi
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Wiltshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
South West London
Bite Consulting
Rate: From £375 to £475 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago