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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
UK
Rank 172 145 143
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 659 859 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.48% 1.66% 1.58%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.76% 5.81% 5.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 452 596 571
Median daily rate £350 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £501 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.74% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 17 5
Median hourly rate £23.00 £38.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.25% -3.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.90 £37.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.25 £62.77 £92.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £21.05 £38.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-45.31% -3.75%

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
13858 14790 14052
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.10% 28.53% 26.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 9615 10193 9304
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £302 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 158 252 194
Median hourly rate £41.00 £40.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% +19.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £20.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £38.75 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-3.22% +15.67%

.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 19 February 2017.

.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 19 February 2017.

.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 19 February 2017. 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 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 -17 606 £355 +1.42% 376
London -35 208 £425 - 80
South East -6 110 £350 +3.70% 71
West Midlands +26 60 £338 +8.00% 31
South West +18 53 £350 - 37
City of London -1 48 £417 -3.08% 13
North West +2 47 £325 - 39
East of England +6 43 £360 +14.28% 29
Yorkshire -2 38 £340 -2.85% 49
Kent +6 36 £338 - 5
East Midlands +2 36 £350 +19.65% 29
Birmingham +18 33 £345 +13.11% 5
Scotland +16 31 £320 -3.03% 9
West Yorkshire 0 26 £340 +0.59% 27
Leeds +5 24 £338 -11.27% 15
Hampshire +21 21 £390 +30.00% 18
Manchester -3 20 £325 -1.58% 16
Nottinghamshire +16 18 £368 +33.63% 6
Buckinghamshire +4 18 £394 +3.27% 4
Nottingham +14 17 £368 +24.05% 3
Bristol +17 16 £363 +3.57% 12
Somerset +15 16 £280 -41.05% 4
Glasgow +2 16 £350 +6.06% 2
Milton Keynes +2 16 £400 -3.03% 1
North East -16 14 £340 -13.65% 11
Cheshire +19 12 £331 +2.71% 14
Northamptonshire +1 12 £363 -14.70% 4
Coventry -1 11 £500 +37.93% 6
Cambridgeshire -1 11 £388 +23.01% 9
Edinburgh +16 10 £306 -23.43% 7

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 1391 (100.00%) .NET
2 1148 (82.53%) C#
3 751 (53.99%) MVC
4 717 (51.55%) SQL Server
5 708 (50.90%) Entity Framework
6 675 (48.53%) ASP.NET
7 654 (47.02%) JavaScript
8 608 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
9 549 (39.47%) SQL
10 475 (34.15%) HTML
11 440 (31.63%) CSS
12 417 (29.98%) ASP.NET MVC
13 407 (29.26%) Microsoft
14 344 (24.73%) AngularJS
15 342 (24.59%) TDD
16 340 (24.44%) WCF
17 331 (23.80%) Visual Studio
18 327 (23.51%) ASP.NET Web API
19 298 (21.42%) Web Services
20 287 (20.63%) jQuery
20 287 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
21 276 (19.84%) Scrum
22 234 (16.82%) XML
23 200 (14.38%) OO
24 190 (13.66%) T-SQL
25 184 (13.23%) HTML5
26 173 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
26 173 (12.44%) Unit Testing
27 170 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
28 167 (12.01%) Windows

.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 90 (6.47%) IIS
2 77 (5.54%) CMS
3 72 (5.18%) Umbraco
4 62 (4.46%) SharePoint
5 39 (2.80%) Sitecore CMS
6 26 (1.87%) BizTalk Server
6 26 (1.87%) NServiceBus
7 15 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 14 (1.01%) EPiServer
9 13 (0.93%) Confluence
10 11 (0.79%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 9 (0.65%) Sitefinity
12 8 (0.58%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 8 (0.58%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.50%) Apache
13 7 (0.50%) WebSphere
14 4 (0.29%) JBoss
14 4 (0.29%) K2 blackpearl
14 4 (0.29%) WebLogic
Applications
1 117 (8.41%) MS Excel
2 23 (1.65%) MS Office
3 10 (0.72%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.43%) MS Project
5 5 (0.36%) InfoPath
6 3 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.072%) EngageOne
7 1 (0.072%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.072%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 87 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (0.50%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.14%) Eloqua
4 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.072%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.072%) Magento
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.072%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 173 (12.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (2.52%) Amazon AWS
3 29 (2.08%) PaaS
4 18 (1.29%) IaaS
4 18 (1.29%) SaaS
5 8 (0.58%) GitHub
6 5 (0.36%) Amazon EC2
6 5 (0.36%) Office 365
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.29%) Route 53
8 3 (0.22%) Amazon SQS
8 3 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (0.22%) Google Cloud Platform
9 2 (0.14%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.072%) Amazon ELB
10 1 (0.072%) Slack
10 1 (0.072%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.072%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.80%) HTTP
2 14 (1.01%) TCP/IP
3 12 (0.86%) Internet
4 11 (0.79%) Intranet
5 6 (0.43%) SSL
6 5 (0.36%) Firewall
6 5 (0.36%) Network Security
6 5 (0.36%) SAN
7 4 (0.29%) AMQP
7 4 (0.29%) FTP
7 4 (0.29%) NAS
8 3 (0.22%) DNS
8 3 (0.22%) LDAP
8 3 (0.22%) SMS
8 3 (0.22%) VPN
9 2 (0.14%) Extranet
9 2 (0.14%) NetScaler
9 2 (0.14%) Skype
10 1 (0.072%) IPsec
10 1 (0.072%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 717 (51.55%) SQL Server
2 128 (9.20%) SQL Server 2008
3 121 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 82 (5.90%) NoSQL
5 68 (4.89%) Relational Database
6 58 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 52 (3.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 39 (2.80%) Oracle Database
9 33 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
10 32 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
11 25 (1.80%) MongoDB
12 24 (1.73%) MySQL
13 19 (1.37%) RDBMS
14 18 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
14 18 (1.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 16 (1.15%) Data Warehouse
16 15 (1.08%) Couchbase
17 12 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
17 12 (0.86%) GIS
17 12 (0.86%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 331 (23.80%) Visual Studio
2 287 (20.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 128 (9.20%) Git (software)
4 119 (8.55%) NUnit
5 71 (5.10%) Visual Studio Team System
6 67 (4.82%) Subversion
7 61 (4.39%) Moq
8 59 (4.24%) MSTest
9 50 (3.59%) Selenium
10 48 (3.45%) TeamCity
11 45 (3.24%) JIRA
12 42 (3.02%) SpecFlow
13 37 (2.66%) Jasmine
14 29 (2.08%) Grunt
15 28 (2.01%) Jenkins
16 27 (1.94%) Cucumber
17 25 (1.80%) gulp
18 21 (1.51%) MSBuild
19 20 (1.44%) ReSharper
20 17 (1.22%) CruiseControl
General
1 155 (11.14%) Finance
2 55 (3.95%) Banking
3 36 (2.59%) Front Office
4 28 (2.01%) Back Office
5 27 (1.94%) Advertising
6 25 (1.80%) Marketing
7 22 (1.58%) Retail
8 17 (1.22%) Manufacturing
9 16 (1.15%) Investment Banking
9 16 (1.15%) Publishing
10 12 (0.86%) Telecoms
11 8 (0.58%) Electronics
12 6 (0.43%) Legal
12 6 (0.43%) Local Government
13 5 (0.36%) Billing
14 3 (0.22%) Automotive
14 3 (0.22%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.22%) Games
14 3 (0.22%) German Language
14 3 (0.22%) Law
Job Titles
1 1155 (83.03%) Developer
2 747 (53.70%) .NET Developer
3 498 (35.80%) C# Developer
4 373 (26.82%) C# .NET Developer
5 161 (11.57%) ASP.NET Developer
6 142 (10.21%) Senior Developer
7 135 (9.71%) SQL Developer
8 111 (7.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 110 (7.91%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 104 (7.48%) Senior .NET Developer
11 90 (6.47%) Software Developer
12 79 (5.68%) JavaScript Developer
13 65 (4.67%) Full Stack Developer
14 61 (4.39%) Senior C# Developer
15 59 (4.24%) CRM Developer
16 55 (3.95%) Microsoft Developer
17 53 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 53 (3.81%) Web Developer
18 52 (3.74%) WPF Developer
19 49 (3.52%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1391 (100.00%) .NET
2 708 (50.90%) Entity Framework
3 675 (48.53%) ASP.NET
4 475 (34.15%) HTML
5 440 (31.63%) CSS
6 417 (29.98%) ASP.NET MVC
7 344 (24.73%) AngularJS
8 340 (24.44%) WCF
9 327 (23.51%) ASP.NET Web API
10 298 (21.42%) Web Services
11 287 (20.63%) jQuery
12 234 (16.82%) XML
13 184 (13.23%) HTML5
14 154 (11.07%) WPF
15 145 (10.42%) LINQ
16 130 (9.35%) REST
17 126 (9.06%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 102 (7.33%) JSON
19 101 (7.26%) RESTful
20 100 (7.19%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 83 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
2 42 (3.02%) Mobile App
3 38 (2.73%) User Experience
4 32 (2.30%) Algorithms
5 30 (2.16%) Inversion of Control
6 29 (2.08%) Computer Science
7 23 (1.65%) Fixed Income
8 21 (1.51%) Management Information System
9 18 (1.29%) N-Tier
10 17 (1.22%) Data Structures
10 17 (1.22%) Enterprise Software
11 14 (1.01%) Equities
12 11 (0.79%) Mathematics
12 11 (0.79%) NHS
13 10 (0.72%) Digital Media
14 9 (0.65%) Derivative
14 9 (0.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.65%) SWIFT
15 8 (0.58%) Blackberry
16 7 (0.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 167 (12.01%) Windows
2 33 (2.37%) Windows Server
3 30 (2.16%) Linux
4 18 (1.29%) Android
5 15 (1.08%) Windows Server 2012
6 13 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 12 (0.86%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.72%) Windows Phone
9 8 (0.58%) Windows 7
9 8 (0.58%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (0.36%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.22%) Unix
12 3 (0.22%) Windows 10
13 1 (0.072%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.072%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.072%) VMS
13 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.072%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 751 (53.99%) MVC
2 608 (43.71%) Agile Software Development
3 342 (24.59%) TDD
4 276 (19.84%) Scrum
5 200 (14.38%) OO
6 173 (12.44%) Unit Testing
7 170 (12.22%) Continuous Integration
8 152 (10.93%) Web Development
9 128 (9.20%) SOLID
10 105 (7.55%) BDD
11 101 (7.26%) Software Engineering
12 100 (7.19%) CRM
13 96 (6.90%) SDLC
14 83 (5.97%) SOA
15 74 (5.32%) Dependency Injection
15 74 (5.32%) Front End Development
15 74 (5.32%) MVVM
15 74 (5.32%) OOD
16 65 (4.67%) OOP
17 59 (4.24%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 1148 (82.53%) C#
2 654 (47.02%) JavaScript
3 549 (39.47%) SQL
4 190 (13.66%) T-SQL
5 71 (5.10%) Java
6 68 (4.89%) VB
7 66 (4.74%) VB.NET
8 65 (4.67%) TypeScript
9 43 (3.09%) VBA
10 42 (3.02%) PowerShell
11 25 (1.80%) VB6
12 19 (1.37%) Ruby
13 17 (1.22%) XAML
14 16 (1.15%) PHP
15 14 (1.01%) Python
16 13 (0.93%) C++
17 11 (0.79%) ES6
18 9 (0.65%) Bash Shell
19 8 (0.58%) Perl
19 8 (0.58%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (5.82%) Security Cleared
2 65 (4.67%) SC Cleared
3 55 (3.95%) Degree
4 15 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.36%) MCAD
6 5 (0.36%) MCSD
6 5 (0.36%) MCTS
7 4 (0.29%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.29%) HNC
7 4 (0.29%) HND
8 3 (0.22%) ISEB
8 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.22%) PhD
9 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.072%) CFA
10 1 (0.072%) MCPD
10 1 (0.072%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (4.82%) QA
2 11 (0.79%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 5 (0.36%) Basel III
4 5 (0.36%) CRD IV
5 4 (0.29%) SLA
6 3 (0.22%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.22%) TickIT
7 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
7 2 (0.14%) SDET
7 2 (0.14%) WCAG
8 1 (0.072%) Dodd-Frank
8 1 (0.072%) EMIR
System Software
1 29 (2.08%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (0.36%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (0.29%) Docker
5 2 (0.14%) Firmware
6 1 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.072%) etcd
6 1 (0.072%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.072%) VirtualBox
6 1 (0.072%) vSphere
6 1 (0.072%) Xen
Systems Management
1 14 (1.01%) Puppet
2 13 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.36%) Terraform
4 4 (0.29%) SCCM
5 3 (0.22%) Ansible
6 2 (0.14%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.072%) Control-M
7 1 (0.072%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.072%) Fluentd
7 1 (0.072%) Grafana
7 1 (0.072%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.072%) Kibana
7 1 (0.072%) Marathon
7 1 (0.072%) Mesos
7 1 (0.072%) Rundeck
7 1 (0.072%) Salt
7 1 (0.072%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 407 (29.26%) Microsoft
2 130 (9.35%) Oracle
3 55 (3.95%) Xamarin
4 46 (3.31%) Sitecore
5 14 (1.01%) VMware
6 13 (0.93%) Atlassian
7 12 (0.86%) SAP
8 10 (0.72%) RedGate
8 10 (0.72%) Telerik
9 9 (0.65%) DevExpress
10 7 (0.50%) Rackspace
10 7 (0.50%) Sencha
10 7 (0.50%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.43%) AppDynamics
11 6 (0.43%) Google
11 6 (0.43%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.43%) Twitter
12 5 (0.36%) Tableau
13 4 (0.29%) Escenic
13 4 (0.29%) TIBCO
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Newcastle upon Tyne
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County Durham
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