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 7 July 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 136 140 124
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -16
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 895 826 869
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 1.63% 1.56% 1.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.96% 5.57% 6.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 533 564
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £264 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £500 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 18
Average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.24 £22.50 £22.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.24 £35.50 £46.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £33.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+26.86% -4.28%

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
15015 14830 13994
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 27.38% 28.03% 27.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 10059 9618 8801
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £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 226 212 337
Average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £18.00 £22.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £52.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.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 7 July 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 7 July 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 7 July 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 +2 797 £375 +7.14% 484
London +26 383 £400 - 144
South East -13 111 £350 +6.06% 83
City of London +4 105 £425 -5.55% 41
Yorkshire +15 73 £325 +8.33% 36
South West -17 65 £330 +1.53% 51
West Yorkshire +3 57 £325 +4.00% 18
Leeds +2 54 £325 +8.33% 15
Wales +18 51 £421 +29.38% 6
South Wales +28 45 £425 +30.76% 6
North West -22 41 £338 +3.84% 68
West Midlands -3 40 £375 +15.38% 34
Buckinghamshire +12 34 £300 -14.28% 7
East of England -52 31 £375 +11.11% 27
Milton Keynes +24 29 £310 -13.28% 5
East Midlands 0 27 £325 -9.72% 24
Newport +3 25 £425 +30.76%
Scotland -12 25 £325 -7.14% 22
North East - 25 £315 - 17
Kent +14 19 £338 +1.50% 9
Bristol +8 18 £350 - 24
Cardiff - 18 £415 - 2
West Sussex +1 16 £343 +3.00% 3
Birmingham -1 16 £375 +25.00% 8
Cambridgeshire -36 13 £344 +10.00% 6
Wiltshire +7 12 £320 -37.56% 6
Surrey -1 12 £400 +23.07% 16
Somerset -1 12 £350 +11.11% 5
Edinburgh -5 12 £325 -7.14% 13
Tyne and Wear - 12 £306 - 13

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 1883 (100.00%) .NET
2 1528 (81.15%) C#
3 1119 (59.43%) SQL Server
4 1056 (56.08%) ASP.NET
5 999 (53.05%) MVC
6 853 (45.30%) Entity Framework
7 847 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
8 801 (42.54%) JavaScript
9 692 (36.75%) SQL
10 657 (34.89%) HTML
11 646 (34.31%) Microsoft
12 604 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
13 563 (29.90%) CSS
14 546 (29.00%) jQuery
15 539 (28.62%) WCF
16 496 (26.34%) TDD
17 461 (24.48%) Web Services
18 425 (22.57%) Scrum
19 402 (21.35%) XML
20 392 (20.82%) Visual Studio
21 309 (16.41%) Finance
22 307 (16.30%) OO
23 303 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
24 292 (15.51%) Unit Testing
25 284 (15.08%) Windows
26 281 (14.92%) LINQ
27 273 (14.50%) AngularJS
28 266 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
29 253 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
30 243 (12.90%) HTML5

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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
1 172 (9.13%) IIS
2 146 (7.75%) SharePoint
3 121 (6.43%) CMS
4 83 (4.41%) BizTalk Server
5 49 (2.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 48 (2.55%) Node.js
7 42 (2.23%) Umbraco
8 39 (2.07%) SharePoint 2013
9 35 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (1.17%) Kentico
11 19 (1.01%) MQSeries
12 14 (0.74%) Tomcat
12 14 (0.74%) K2 blackpearl
13 12 (0.64%) Confluence
13 12 (0.64%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.48%) Apache
14 9 (0.48%) JBoss
14 9 (0.48%) Oracle Workflow
14 9 (0.48%) Sitefinity
15 8 (0.42%) Documentum
Applications
1 160 (8.50%) MS Excel
2 33 (1.75%) MS Office
3 20 (1.06%) MS Visio
4 18 (0.96%) MS PowerPoint
5 8 (0.42%) InfoPath
5 8 (0.42%) Photoshop
6 4 (0.21%) Mingle
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.053%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.053%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 64 (3.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.48%) WebTrends
2 9 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
3 6 (0.32%) Magento
3 6 (0.32%) Dynamics NAV
4 5 (0.27%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.21%) Aligne
5 4 (0.21%) Oracle EBS
5 4 (0.21%) Maximo
6 3 (0.16%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.11%) Summit
7 2 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.053%) Bond Adapt
8 1 (0.053%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.053%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 95 (5.05%) Microsoft Azure
2 36 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (0.90%) SaaS
4 9 (0.48%) Google Analytics
4 9 (0.48%) Adobe Analytics
5 8 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 7 (0.37%) IaaS
7 6 (0.32%) Office 365
8 2 (0.11%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.11%) PaaS
9 1 (0.053%) Rackspace Cloud
9 1 (0.053%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.053%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 61 (3.24%) HTTP
2 33 (1.75%) Internet
3 19 (1.01%) SSL
4 11 (0.58%) TCP/IP
5 10 (0.53%) FTP
6 9 (0.48%) DNS
7 8 (0.42%) VPN
8 7 (0.37%) 802.15
8 7 (0.37%) ZigBee
8 7 (0.37%) OpenVPN
9 6 (0.32%) AMQP
9 6 (0.32%) Firewall
10 5 (0.27%) NAS
11 4 (0.21%) Extranet
11 4 (0.21%) Intranet
11 4 (0.21%) SAN
12 3 (0.16%) SMTP
13 2 (0.11%) LDAP
13 2 (0.11%) DMZ
13 2 (0.11%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1119 (59.43%) SQL Server
2 303 (16.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 154 (8.18%) SQL Server 2012
4 122 (6.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 119 (6.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 101 (5.36%) Relational Database
7 71 (3.77%) Oracle Database
8 64 (3.40%) NoSQL
8 64 (3.40%) SQL Server 2005
9 60 (3.19%) MongoDB
10 47 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (2.23%) MySQL
12 35 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
13 29 (1.54%) Oracle Database 11g
14 27 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
14 27 (1.43%) Microsoft Analysis Services
15 26 (1.38%) RDBMS
16 21 (1.12%) Hadoop
17 18 (0.96%) MS Access
18 17 (0.90%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 392 (20.82%) Visual Studio
2 253 (13.44%) Team Foundation Server
3 154 (8.18%) NUnit
4 94 (4.99%) Subversion
5 91 (4.83%) Selenium
6 74 (3.93%) Git (software)
7 71 (3.77%) TeamCity
8 51 (2.71%) SpecFlow
9 49 (2.60%) Rhino Mocks
10 47 (2.50%) MSTest
11 45 (2.39%) JIRA
11 45 (2.39%) ReSharper
12 35 (1.86%) WebDriver
13 32 (1.70%) Moq
14 28 (1.49%) MSBuild
15 17 (0.90%) Octopus Deploy
16 15 (0.80%) Cucumber
16 15 (0.80%) Jenkins
17 14 (0.74%) StyleCop
17 14 (0.74%) CruiseControl
General
1 309 (16.41%) Finance
2 110 (5.84%) Banking
3 62 (3.29%) Investment Banking
4 59 (3.13%) Retail
5 55 (2.92%) Back Office
6 54 (2.87%) Law
7 34 (1.81%) Legal
8 32 (1.70%) Front Office
9 29 (1.54%) Manufacturing
10 27 (1.43%) Marketing
11 19 (1.01%) Telecoms
12 15 (0.80%) Publishing
13 11 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
13 11 (0.58%) Financial Institution
13 11 (0.58%) Advertising
14 5 (0.27%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.27%) Local Government
15 4 (0.21%) Games
15 4 (0.21%) Military
16 3 (0.16%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 1472 (78.17%) Developer
2 847 (44.98%) .NET Developer
3 381 (20.23%) C# Developer
4 272 (14.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 184 (9.77%) ASP.NET Developer
6 132 (7.01%) Senior Developer
7 127 (6.74%) Architect
8 125 (6.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 118 (6.27%) Web Developer
10 98 (5.20%) Software Developer
11 79 (4.20%) Analyst
12 70 (3.72%) Senior .NET Developer
13 60 (3.19%) SQL Developer
13 60 (3.19%) Agile .NET Developer
14 55 (2.92%) Applications Developer
15 50 (2.66%) Solutions Architect
16 45 (2.39%) AWS Developer
17 43 (2.28%) SharePoint Developer
18 40 (2.12%) .NET Web Developer
19 39 (2.07%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1883 (100.00%) .NET
2 1056 (56.08%) ASP.NET
3 853 (45.30%) Entity Framework
4 657 (34.89%) HTML
5 604 (32.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 563 (29.90%) CSS
7 546 (29.00%) jQuery
8 539 (28.62%) WCF
9 461 (24.48%) Web Services
10 402 (21.35%) XML
11 281 (14.92%) LINQ
12 273 (14.50%) AngularJS
13 266 (14.13%) ASP.NET Web API
14 243 (12.90%) HTML5
15 211 (11.21%) WPF
16 176 (9.35%) SOAP
17 168 (8.92%) JSON
18 167 (8.87%) Ajax
19 159 (8.44%) REST
20 153 (8.13%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 81 (4.30%) Analytical Skills
2 78 (4.14%) N-Tier
3 60 (3.19%) Computer Science
4 52 (2.76%) Client/Server
4 52 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
5 51 (2.71%) Management Information System
6 47 (2.50%) User Experience
6 47 (2.50%) Inversion of Control
7 25 (1.33%) Derivative
8 24 (1.27%) GIS
9 20 (1.06%) Mobile App
10 16 (0.85%) Visualisation
11 13 (0.69%) NHS
12 12 (0.64%) Equity Derivative
13 10 (0.53%) Mathematics
14 9 (0.48%) W3C
14 9 (0.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 9 (0.48%) iPad
14 9 (0.48%) RIA
15 8 (0.42%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 284 (15.08%) Windows
2 37 (1.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 32 (1.70%) Windows Server 2003
3 32 (1.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (1.65%) Linux
5 25 (1.33%) UNIX
6 15 (0.80%) Android
7 12 (0.64%) Apple iOS
8 8 (0.42%) Windows CE
9 7 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (0.21%) Windows NT
10 4 (0.21%) Windows 8
10 4 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.16%) MVS
11 3 (0.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.11%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.11%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.053%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.053%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.053%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 999 (53.05%) MVC
2 847 (44.98%) Agile Software Development
3 496 (26.34%) TDD
4 425 (22.57%) Scrum
5 307 (16.30%) OO
6 292 (15.51%) Unit Testing
7 207 (10.99%) BDD
8 154 (8.18%) SDLC
9 149 (7.91%) SOA
10 139 (7.38%) Web Development
11 134 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
12 127 (6.74%) CRM
13 114 (6.05%) E-Commerce
14 102 (5.42%) UML
15 98 (5.20%) OOD
16 95 (5.05%) Software Engineering
17 94 (4.99%) OOP
18 84 (4.46%) Workflow
19 70 (3.72%) Dependency Injection
20 69 (3.66%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 1528 (81.15%) C#
2 801 (42.54%) JavaScript
3 692 (36.75%) SQL
4 238 (12.64%) T-SQL
5 141 (7.49%) VB.NET
6 128 (6.80%) Java
7 114 (6.05%) VB
8 41 (2.18%) C++
9 40 (2.12%) Ruby
10 38 (2.02%) PL/SQL
11 36 (1.91%) VBScript
12 33 (1.75%) PowerShell
13 27 (1.43%) VBA
14 20 (1.06%) XPath
15 19 (1.01%) VB6
16 18 (0.96%) C
17 16 (0.85%) PHP
18 12 (0.64%) XAML
19 11 (0.58%) TypeScript
20 10 (0.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 145 (7.70%) Security Cleared
2 126 (6.69%) Degree
3 89 (4.73%) SC Cleared
4 47 (2.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 33 (1.75%) ISEB
6 25 (1.33%) DV Cleared
7 19 (1.01%) MCP
8 11 (0.58%) MCSD
9 9 (0.48%) MCTS
10 8 (0.42%) CTC Cleared
11 6 (0.32%) MCPD
11 6 (0.32%) MCAD
11 6 (0.32%) MCSE
12 5 (0.27%) HND
13 4 (0.21%) MCDBA
14 2 (0.11%) MCITP
14 2 (0.11%) CISSP
15 1 (0.053%) MCSA
15 1 (0.053%) Postgraduate
15 1 (0.053%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (2.39%) QA
2 36 (1.91%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 22 (1.17%) ISO 9000
4 6 (0.32%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.27%) SLA
6 4 (0.21%) GxP
7 3 (0.16%) HL7
7 3 (0.16%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.11%) BS25999
8 2 (0.11%) Dodd-Frank
8 2 (0.11%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 2 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 14001
9 1 (0.053%) ISO 8583
9 1 (0.053%) BS7799
9 1 (0.053%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.053%) EMIR
9 1 (0.053%) JSP 440
System Software
1 18 (0.96%) Active Directory
2 9 (0.48%) ISA Server
3 7 (0.37%) Firmware
4 6 (0.32%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.16%) vSphere
6 2 (0.11%) GridGain
6 2 (0.11%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.11%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.11%) Samba
6 2 (0.11%) VMware ESX
7 1 (0.053%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.053%) Docker
7 1 (0.053%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 23 (1.22%) Puppet
2 16 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.37%) StatsD
3 7 (0.37%) Control-M
4 5 (0.27%) SCOM
5 4 (0.21%) SCCM
6 2 (0.11%) WMI
6 2 (0.11%) WSUS
6 2 (0.11%) TeamSite
6 2 (0.11%) OpenView Configuration Management
6 2 (0.11%) DatAdvantage
6 2 (0.11%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.053%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.053%) Nagios
7 1 (0.053%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 646 (34.31%) Microsoft
2 181 (9.61%) Oracle
3 57 (3.03%) Sitecore
4 40 (2.12%) EPiServer
5 35 (1.86%) Telerik
6 33 (1.75%) IBM
7 28 (1.49%) SAP
8 22 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
9 21 (1.12%) Twitter
10 19 (1.01%) Tableau
11 18 (0.96%) Infragistics
12 17 (0.90%) Adobe
12 17 (0.90%) DevExpress
13 15 (0.80%) TIBCO
14 12 (0.64%) Remedy
14 12 (0.64%) Sybase
14 12 (0.64%) Google
15 11 (0.58%) Kofax
15 11 (0.58%) Business Objects
16 10 (0.53%) Bloomberg
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £200.00 - £210.00 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Premier IT
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £310 per day + .
Posted: 7 hours ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Posted: 9 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Xpertise Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £350 to £400 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 275 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Somerset
Interaction Recruitment PLC
Rate: £400 per day + .
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £500 - £700 Per Day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Canterbury, Kent
Proactive Appointments
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
East Midlands
EMBS- People Transfer
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Computer People
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Dawson & Walsh
Rate: £400 per day + £400 / Day
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £240 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Smartedge
Rate: Up to £450 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £270 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago