Period
to 22 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 6 months to 22 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET Framework
UK > England
6 months to
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 211 286 232
Rank change year-on-year +75 -54 -57
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 896 301 776
As % of all contract jobs advertised in England 1.30% 0.88% 1.17%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.58% 2.86% 3.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 685 220 557
10th Percentile £350 £310 £325
25th Percentile £413 £363 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £460 £425
Median % change year-on-year +19.57% +8.24% -5.56%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £500
90th Percentile £738 £625 £550
UK median daily rate £520 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +15.56% +5.88% -5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 2 2
10th Percentile £20.00 £21.53 £41.15
25th Percentile £44.97 £21.94 £41.38
Median hourly rate £48.75 £23.25 £43.50
Median % change year-on-year +109.68% -46.55% -4.92%
75th Percentile £49.50 £23.94 £46.38
90th Percentile £54.38 £23.98 £47.05
UK median hourly rate £49.00 £24.00 £43.50
% change year-on-year +104.17% -44.83% -3.33%

.NET Framework is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 19,547 10,507 19,929
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 28.31% 30.59% 30.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,541 7,535 14,238
10th Percentile £381 £315 £331
25th Percentile £450 £400 £406
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £550 £488 £500
Median % change year-on-year +12.82% -2.50% +2.04%
75th Percentile £650 £588 £575
90th Percentile £743 £663 £650
UK median daily rate £550 £475 £490
% change year-on-year +15.79% -3.06% +3.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 221 119 177
10th Percentile £21.00 £24.80 £16.83
25th Percentile £36.25 £31.56 £32.50
Median hourly rate £51.25 £45.00 £46.00
Median % change year-on-year +13.89% -2.17% +10.34%
75th Percentile £67.75 £57.50 £53.28
90th Percentile £77.18 £62.01 £78.75
UK median hourly rate £51.88 £45.00 £46.00
% change year-on-year +15.28% -2.17% +9.93%

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in England

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in England.

Daily rate trend for .NET Framework in England

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Framework in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in England

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET Framework in England.

Hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in England

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET Framework in England over the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

Hourly rate histogram for .NET Framework in England

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 22 January 2022. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Jobs
London +48 536 £613 +14.75% 168
South East -23 87 £450 -2.17% 119
North of England -27 69 £450 +7.46% 137
Midlands -34 56 £395 +17.04% 97
South West -24 47 £456 +10.61% 50
North West -15 43 £475 +39.71% 75
West Midlands -23 40 £413 +26.92% 55
East of England -17 34 £413 +26.92% 45
Yorkshire -33 23 £450 -1.37% 47
East Midlands -34 16 £381 +8.93% 42
North East -2 3 £490 +8.89% 15
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the England region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 896 (100.00%) .NET
2 775 (86.50%) C#
3 437 (48.77%) SQL Server
4 424 (47.32%) SQL
5 411 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
6 406 (45.31%) Azure
7 326 (36.38%) .NET Core
8 293 (32.70%) ASP.NET
9 280 (31.25%) Entity Framework
10 274 (30.58%) DevOps
11 273 (30.47%) JavaScript
12 238 (26.56%) Git (software)
13 224 (25.00%) Microsoft
14 216 (24.11%) Microservices
15 212 (23.66%) Scrum
16 191 (21.32%) MVC
17 186 (20.76%) HTML
18 179 (19.98%) AngularJS
19 175 (19.53%) CI/CD
20 168 (18.75%) Windows
20 168 (18.75%) Banking
21 165 (18.42%) Social Skills
22 160 (17.86%) Finance
23 156 (17.41%) CSS
24 155 (17.30%) TDD
25 153 (17.08%) Software Engineering
25 153 (17.08%) Docker
25 153 (17.08%) ASP.NET Web API
26 147 (16.41%) TypeScript
27 131 (14.62%) Kubernetes

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 52 (5.80%) SharePoint
2 30 (3.35%) IIS
3 25 (2.79%) Confluence
4 15 (1.67%) CMS
4 15 (1.67%) EPiServer
5 13 (1.45%) Umbraco
6 6 (0.67%) Apache Solr
6 6 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
6 6 (0.67%) WebSphere
7 4 (0.45%) Moodle
7 4 (0.45%) Totara
8 2 (0.22%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.22%) DNN
8 2 (0.22%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.22%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.11%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.11%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.11%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 50 (5.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.45%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 25 (2.79%) SunGard Martini
2 22 (2.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.22%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Endur
5 1 (0.11%) Magento
5 1 (0.11%) R3 Corda
5 1 (0.11%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.11%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 406 (45.31%) Azure
2 61 (6.81%) PaaS
3 58 (6.47%) Azure Service Bus
4 51 (5.69%) AWS
5 42 (4.69%) Serverless
6 41 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 33 (3.68%) Azure Cosmos DB
7 33 (3.68%) Azure Functions
8 32 (3.57%) Azure Key Vault
9 23 (2.57%) Azure Logic Apps
10 21 (2.34%) GitHub
10 21 (2.34%) Power Platform
10 21 (2.34%) SaaS
11 19 (2.12%) Azure Monitor
11 19 (2.12%) OpenShift
12 18 (2.01%) Azure Data Factory
13 16 (1.79%) NuGet
14 13 (1.45%) Azure App Service
14 13 (1.45%) Dynamics 365
15 12 (1.34%) Azure Storage
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.01%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.00%) Internet
3 7 (0.78%) Intranet
4 5 (0.56%) HTTP
5 4 (0.45%) DNS
6 3 (0.33%) Kerberos
6 3 (0.33%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.22%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.22%) Network Security
7 2 (0.22%) SSH
7 2 (0.22%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) Firewall
8 1 (0.11%) PBX
8 1 (0.11%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 437 (48.77%) SQL Server
2 64 (7.14%) Oracle Database
3 54 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 47 (5.25%) NoSQL
5 40 (4.46%) Azure SQL Database
6 33 (3.68%) PostgreSQL
7 31 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
8 28 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
9 27 (3.01%) MongoDB
10 25 (2.79%) Oracle Database 12c
11 24 (2.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 20 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
13 19 (2.12%) MySQL
14 17 (1.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 16 (1.79%) Redis
16 15 (1.67%) Power BI
17 14 (1.56%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (1.45%) Data Lake
19 12 (1.34%) Crystal Reports
20 11 (1.23%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 238 (26.56%) Git (software)
2 104 (11.61%) Visual Studio
3 75 (8.37%) SpecFlow
4 64 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 64 (7.14%) JIRA
5 56 (6.25%) NUnit
6 52 (5.80%) TeamCity
7 49 (5.47%) Subversion
8 46 (5.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 45 (5.02%) Bitbucket
10 38 (4.24%) Moq
11 35 (3.91%) Artifactory
11 35 (3.91%) Selenium
12 26 (2.90%) Oracle APEX
12 26 (2.90%) Robot Framework
13 25 (2.79%) CppUnit
14 22 (2.46%) Visual Studio Team System
15 16 (1.79%) Postman
16 12 (1.34%) JMeter
16 12 (1.34%) Mercurial
General
1 168 (18.75%) Banking
2 165 (18.42%) Social Skills
3 160 (17.86%) Finance
4 85 (9.49%) Analytical Skills
5 82 (9.15%) Investment Banking
6 69 (7.70%) Front Office
7 35 (3.91%) Public Sector
8 32 (3.57%) Retail
9 29 (3.24%) Presentation Skills
10 15 (1.67%) Pharmaceutical
11 9 (1.00%) Documentation Skills
11 9 (1.00%) Games
12 8 (0.89%) Financial Institution
12 8 (0.89%) Law
13 7 (0.78%) Marketing
14 6 (0.67%) Automotive
14 6 (0.67%) Back Office
14 6 (0.67%) Local Government
15 5 (0.56%) Telecoms
16 3 (0.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 715 (79.80%) Developer
2 395 (44.08%) .NET Developer
3 308 (34.38%) C# Developer
4 174 (19.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 86 (9.60%) Azure Developer
6 84 (9.38%) Senior Developer
7 77 (8.59%) Full Stack Developer
8 57 (6.36%) Software Engineer
9 54 (6.03%) Software Developer
10 51 (5.69%) .NET Developer - Fintech
11 48 (5.36%) Senior .NET Developer
12 44 (4.91%) SQL Developer
13 43 (4.80%) .NET Software Engineer
14 41 (4.58%) C# Software Engineer
15 34 (3.79%) C++ Developer
16 33 (3.68%) Azure Engineer
17 31 (3.46%) .NET Software Developer
18 30 (3.35%) Senior C# Developer
19 29 (3.24%) WPF Developer
20 27 (3.01%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 896 (100.00%) .NET
2 326 (36.38%) .NET Core
3 293 (32.70%) ASP.NET
4 280 (31.25%) Entity Framework
5 186 (20.76%) HTML
6 179 (19.98%) AngularJS
7 156 (17.41%) CSS
8 153 (17.08%) ASP.NET Web API
9 129 (14.40%) React
10 124 (13.84%) WPF
11 119 (13.28%) REST
12 107 (11.94%) RESTful
13 94 (10.49%) Web Services
14 86 (9.60%) ASP.NET Core
15 85 (9.49%) HTML5
16 83 (9.26%) WinForms
17 72 (8.04%) ASP.NET MVC
18 61 (6.81%) jQuery
18 61 (6.81%) XML
19 52 (5.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 65 (7.25%) Greenfield Project
2 29 (3.24%) Self-Motivation
3 22 (2.46%) User Experience
4 19 (2.12%) Fixed Income
5 17 (1.90%) Data Protection Act
5 17 (1.90%) Equities
6 16 (1.79%) Data Structures
6 16 (1.79%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 13 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.45%) Market Risk
8 12 (1.34%) Biotechnology
9 11 (1.23%) Derivative
9 11 (1.23%) Mobile App
10 10 (1.12%) Legacy Systems
10 10 (1.12%) NHS
11 9 (1.00%) VLE
12 8 (0.89%) Credit Risk
13 6 (0.67%) Cloud Native
14 5 (0.56%) N-Tier
15 4 (0.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 168 (18.75%) Windows
2 23 (2.57%) Linux
3 12 (1.34%) Windows Server
4 7 (0.78%) Unix
5 4 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.33%) VMS
7 2 (0.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.11%) Android
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 411 (45.87%) Agile Software Development
2 274 (30.58%) DevOps
3 216 (24.11%) Microservices
4 212 (23.66%) Scrum
5 191 (21.32%) MVC
6 175 (19.53%) CI/CD
7 155 (17.30%) TDD
8 153 (17.08%) Software Engineering
9 125 (13.95%) Full Stack Development
10 123 (13.73%) SOLID
11 119 (13.28%) Test Automation
12 105 (11.72%) Unit Testing
13 98 (10.94%) OO
14 94 (10.49%) BDD
15 87 (9.71%) SDLC
16 85 (9.49%) Analytics
17 77 (8.59%) Multithreading
18 76 (8.48%) Problem-Solving
19 71 (7.92%) Fintech
19 71 (7.92%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 775 (86.50%) C#
2 424 (47.32%) SQL
3 273 (30.47%) JavaScript
4 147 (16.41%) TypeScript
5 112 (12.50%) T-SQL
6 95 (10.60%) Python
7 78 (8.71%) PowerShell
8 70 (7.81%) VB.NET
9 64 (7.14%) C++
10 54 (6.03%) VBA
11 51 (5.69%) Java
12 50 (5.58%) VB
13 42 (4.69%) PL/SQL
14 33 (3.68%) C
15 11 (1.23%) XAML
16 8 (0.89%) Scala
16 8 (0.89%) Shell Script
17 7 (0.78%) Go
18 6 (0.67%) PHP
18 6 (0.67%) VB6
Qualifications
1 58 (6.47%) Degree
1 58 (6.47%) Security Cleared
2 47 (5.25%) SC Cleared
3 32 (3.57%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (0.89%) ISTQB
4 8 (0.89%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.78%) DV Cleared
6 5 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 5 (0.56%) Numerate Degree
6 5 (0.56%) PhD
7 3 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.22%) CISM
8 2 (0.22%) CISSP
8 2 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.11%) CISA
9 1 (0.11%) ISEB
9 1 (0.11%) MCSD
9 1 (0.11%) MCSE
9 1 (0.11%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 62 (6.92%) QA
2 10 (1.12%) Accessibility
3 8 (0.89%) WCAG
4 2 (0.22%) NIST
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) DICOM
5 1 (0.11%) GDPR
5 1 (0.11%) HL7
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.11%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 153 (17.08%) Docker
2 36 (4.02%) Active Directory
3 6 (0.67%) LXC
4 4 (0.45%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.22%) VMware NSX
5 2 (0.22%) vSphere
6 1 (0.11%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
6 1 (0.11%) Firmware
6 1 (0.11%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 131 (14.62%) Kubernetes
2 25 (2.79%) BladeLogic
2 25 (2.79%) Terraform
3 17 (1.90%) Ansible
4 11 (1.23%) MIIS
5 10 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
6 8 (0.89%) Puppet
7 5 (0.56%) Automic
8 4 (0.45%) ZABBIX
9 3 (0.33%) Control-M
9 3 (0.33%) SCCM
10 2 (0.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 2 (0.22%) Grafana
10 2 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 2 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
10 2 (0.22%) Kibana
10 2 (0.22%) PowerCLI
10 2 (0.22%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.22%) vRealize
10 2 (0.22%) WMI
Vendors
1 224 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 120 (13.39%) Oracle
3 34 (3.79%) Telerik
4 30 (3.35%) DevExpress
5 25 (2.79%) FIS
5 25 (2.79%) SunGard
6 20 (2.23%) SAP
7 13 (1.45%) Databricks
8 9 (1.00%) Blackboard
8 9 (1.00%) IBM
9 8 (0.89%) Citrix
9 8 (0.89%) Google
10 6 (0.67%) Sybase
10 6 (0.67%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.56%) Splunk
12 4 (0.45%) Blue Prism
12 4 (0.45%) ESRI
13 3 (0.33%) Adobe
13 3 (0.33%) Apple
13 3 (0.33%) BMC