Period
to 17 January 2020

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 17 January 2020 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
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 217 166 190
Rank change year-on-year -51 +24 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 791 1,553 1,325
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.19% 1.70% 1.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.93% 4.94% 4.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 572 1,226 1,012
England median daily rate £425 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £319 £308
90th Percentile £550 £635 £600
UK median daily rate £425 £450 £400
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 26 13
England median hourly rate £43.50 £45.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.92% +1.67% +28.57%
10th Percentile £41.15 £37.50 £28.10
90th Percentile £47.05 £60.00 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £43.50 £45.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.33% - +20.00%

.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 20,102 31,432 30,006
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 30.31% 34.51% 32.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 14,021 22,320 21,592
England median daily rate £500 £493 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.37% +3.84% +11.76%
10th Percentile £334 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £490 £475 £460
% change year-on-year +3.16% +3.26% +8.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 224 261 322
England median hourly rate £42.75 £41.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.01% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £17.88 £19.25 £18.53
90th Percentile £78.75 £60.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in England

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Framework in England.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in England

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in England over the 6 months to 17 January 2020.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in England

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend 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 17 January 2020. 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
Job
Vacancies
London -28 322 £481 -3.75% 205
South East -37 175 £425 -5.56% 192
North of England -55 105 £375 +2.04% 160
Midlands +10 95 £363 -11.59% 118
South West -42 62 £413 -8.33% 62
East Midlands +37 60 £350 -6.67% 52
Yorkshire +16 53 £400 +9.59% 55
North West -30 49 £350 -6.67% 90
West Midlands -16 34 £406 -4.41% 66
East of England -1 26 £400 +3.23% 56
North East -11 3 £300 -25.00% 15
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 17 January 2020, 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.

1 791 (100.00%) .NET
2 690 (87.23%) C#
3 422 (53.35%) SQL Server
4 362 (45.76%) JavaScript
5 339 (42.86%) ASP.NET
5 339 (42.86%) Entity Framework
6 336 (42.48%) Azure
7 326 (41.21%) SQL
8 323 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
8 323 (40.83%) MVC
9 282 (35.65%) Microsoft
10 278 (35.15%) AngularJS
11 260 (32.87%) ASP.NET Web API
12 236 (29.84%) .NET Core
13 221 (27.94%) HTML
14 216 (27.31%) CSS
15 173 (21.87%) TDD
16 159 (20.10%) Git (software)
17 151 (19.09%) ASP.NET MVC
18 146 (18.46%) Finance
19 142 (17.95%) jQuery
20 139 (17.57%) DevOps
21 136 (17.19%) Visual Studio
22 133 (16.81%) Scrum
23 131 (16.56%) Microservices
24 105 (13.27%) T-SQL
25 104 (13.15%) TypeScript
26 103 (13.02%) Windows
27 102 (12.90%) WCF
28 100 (12.64%) Continuous Integration

.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 36 (4.55%) IIS
1 36 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 24 (3.03%) CMS
3 19 (2.40%) Umbraco
4 17 (2.15%) Cloud Foundry
5 13 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
6 11 (1.39%) NServiceBus
6 11 (1.39%) Sitecore CMS
7 10 (1.26%) BizTalk Server
8 9 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
9 8 (1.01%) Confluence
10 6 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 5 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.38%) Ethereum
12 3 (0.38%) JBoss
12 3 (0.38%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.38%) Mule
12 3 (0.38%) Mule ESB
12 3 (0.38%) Tomcat
12 3 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.38%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 3 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (0.13%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.38%) R3 Corda
3 2 (0.25%) SAP ERP
4 1 (0.13%) SDL Web 8
4 1 (0.13%) Sprinklr
Cloud Services
1 336 (42.48%) Azure
2 70 (8.85%) AWS
3 47 (5.94%) Serverless
4 37 (4.68%) Azure Functions
4 37 (4.68%) PaaS
5 23 (2.91%) Azure Active Directory
5 23 (2.91%) npm
5 23 (2.91%) Power Platform
6 19 (2.40%) SaaS
7 17 (2.15%) GitHub
7 17 (2.15%) IaaS
8 14 (1.77%) GCP
9 13 (1.64%) Office 365
10 11 (1.39%) OpenShift
11 10 (1.26%) Cloud Computing
12 7 (0.88%) PowerApps
13 6 (0.76%) NuGet
14 5 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
14 5 (0.63%) Slack
14 5 (0.63%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.28%) DNS
2 10 (1.26%) HTTP
3 6 (0.76%) Intranet
3 6 (0.76%) SSL
4 5 (0.63%) IPv6
4 5 (0.63%) SMTP
5 4 (0.51%) Firewall
5 4 (0.51%) Internet
5 4 (0.51%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.51%) VPN
6 3 (0.38%) Network Security
7 2 (0.25%) Modbus
7 2 (0.25%) Skype
8 1 (0.13%) 802.15
8 1 (0.13%) Extranet
8 1 (0.13%) FTP
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
8 1 (0.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 422 (53.35%) SQL Server
2 58 (7.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 56 (7.08%) Relational Database
4 48 (6.07%) Azure SQL Database
4 48 (6.07%) NoSQL
5 39 (4.93%) Cosmos DB
6 37 (4.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 30 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 28 (3.54%) SQL Server 2012
9 22 (2.78%) Power BI
10 19 (2.40%) SQL Server 2014
11 18 (2.28%) SQL Server 2016
12 17 (2.15%) Redis
13 16 (2.02%) MongoDB
13 16 (2.02%) SQL Server 2005
14 11 (1.39%) SQLite
15 9 (1.14%) Data Lake
15 9 (1.14%) Oracle Database
16 8 (1.01%) RDBMS
16 8 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 159 (20.10%) Git (software)
2 136 (17.19%) Visual Studio
3 85 (10.75%) Team Foundation Server
4 80 (10.11%) TeamCity
5 55 (6.95%) JIRA
6 48 (6.07%) Selenium
7 46 (5.82%) Octopus Deploy
8 45 (5.69%) Moq
9 44 (5.56%) Jenkins
9 44 (5.56%) NUnit
10 37 (4.68%) Visual Studio Team System
11 23 (2.91%) Subversion
12 20 (2.53%) gulp
13 18 (2.28%) ReSharper
14 15 (1.90%) Grunt
14 15 (1.90%) SpecFlow
15 11 (1.39%) Bitbucket
15 11 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
15 11 (1.39%) MSBuild
15 11 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 146 (18.46%) Finance
2 40 (5.06%) Banking
3 31 (3.92%) Retail
4 30 (3.79%) Public Sector
5 26 (3.29%) Law
6 17 (2.15%) Back Office
7 15 (1.90%) Front Office
8 6 (0.76%) German Language
9 4 (0.51%) Automotive
9 4 (0.51%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.51%) Investment Banking
9 4 (0.51%) Manufacturing
9 4 (0.51%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.38%) French Language
10 3 (0.38%) Legal
10 3 (0.38%) Local Government
10 3 (0.38%) Marketing
11 2 (0.25%) Advertising
11 2 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.25%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 657 (83.06%) Developer
2 426 (53.86%) .NET Developer
3 234 (29.58%) C# Developer
4 169 (21.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 75 (9.48%) Full Stack Developer
6 67 (8.47%) Software Developer
7 56 (7.08%) Senior Developer
8 55 (6.95%) SQL Developer
9 50 (6.32%) ASP.NET Developer
10 49 (6.19%) Azure Developer
11 48 (6.07%) Angular Developer
11 48 (6.07%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
12 38 (4.80%) .NET Software Developer
13 37 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
14 36 (4.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
15 31 (3.92%) C# Software Developer
15 31 (3.92%) JavaScript Developer
16 30 (3.79%) Lead Developer
17 24 (3.03%) React Developer
17 24 (3.03%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 791 (100.00%) .NET
2 339 (42.86%) ASP.NET
2 339 (42.86%) Entity Framework
3 278 (35.15%) AngularJS
4 260 (32.87%) ASP.NET Web API
5 236 (29.84%) .NET Core
6 221 (27.94%) HTML
7 216 (27.31%) CSS
8 151 (19.09%) ASP.NET MVC
9 142 (17.95%) jQuery
10 102 (12.90%) WCF
11 90 (11.38%) React
12 85 (10.75%) RESTful
12 85 (10.75%) Web Services
13 84 (10.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 82 (10.37%) JSON
15 78 (9.86%) HTML5
16 72 (9.10%) WPF
17 70 (8.85%) REST
17 70 (8.85%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 47 (5.94%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
3 34 (4.30%) Greenfield Project
4 27 (3.41%) Mobile App
5 20 (2.53%) Self-Motivation
6 14 (1.77%) Cloud Native
6 14 (1.77%) Hedge funds
6 14 (1.77%) Management Information System
6 14 (1.77%) User Experience
7 12 (1.52%) EPoS
8 9 (1.14%) Data Structures
9 8 (1.01%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (1.01%) Equities
10 7 (0.88%) NHS
11 6 (0.76%) Client/Server
11 6 (0.76%) Clustering
11 6 (0.76%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.76%) Smartphone
12 5 (0.63%) Algorithms
13 3 (0.38%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 103 (13.02%) Windows
2 31 (3.92%) Linux
3 27 (3.41%) Apple iOS
4 26 (3.29%) Android
5 10 (1.26%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.76%) Unix
7 4 (0.51%) Mac OS
8 3 (0.38%) VMS
8 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.25%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 323 (40.83%) Agile Software Development
1 323 (40.83%) MVC
2 173 (21.87%) TDD
3 139 (17.57%) DevOps
4 133 (16.81%) Scrum
5 131 (16.56%) Microservices
6 100 (12.64%) Continuous Integration
7 96 (12.14%) Unit Testing
8 94 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
9 90 (11.38%) BDD
10 89 (11.25%) SOLID
11 83 (10.49%) Test Automation
12 77 (9.73%) Web Development
13 70 (8.85%) SDLC
14 59 (7.46%) OO
15 52 (6.57%) MVVM
16 49 (6.19%) Dependency Injection
17 46 (5.82%) Software Engineering
18 44 (5.56%) Kanban
18 44 (5.56%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 690 (87.23%) C#
2 362 (45.76%) JavaScript
3 326 (41.21%) SQL
4 105 (13.27%) T-SQL
5 104 (13.15%) TypeScript
6 50 (6.32%) PowerShell
7 42 (5.31%) Java
8 41 (5.18%) VB.NET
9 35 (4.42%) Python
10 17 (2.15%) PL/SQL
11 13 (1.64%) VBA
12 9 (1.14%) PHP
12 9 (1.14%) VB
13 8 (1.01%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.01%) Ruby
13 8 (1.01%) XAML
14 6 (0.76%) R
14 6 (0.76%) Scala
15 5 (0.63%) C
16 4 (0.51%) C++
Qualifications
1 40 (5.06%) Degree
2 34 (4.30%) Security Cleared
3 25 (3.16%) SC Cleared
4 22 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (1.01%) Microsoft Certification
6 7 (0.88%) ISTQB
7 5 (0.63%) Numerate Degree
8 4 (0.51%) PhD
9 2 (0.25%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.25%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.25%) CISM
9 2 (0.25%) CISSP
9 2 (0.25%) HND
9 2 (0.25%) ISEB
9 2 (0.25%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.13%) CompTIA Security+
10 1 (0.13%) DV Cleared
10 1 (0.13%) ISSMP
10 1 (0.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (0.13%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (5.44%) QA
2 13 (1.64%) MiFID
3 2 (0.25%) IFRS
3 2 (0.25%) PMO
3 2 (0.25%) WCAG
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
4 1 (0.13%) GDPR
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) PSD2
4 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 61 (7.71%) Docker
2 32 (4.05%) Active Directory
3 12 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.13%) LXC
5 1 (0.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 50 (6.32%) Kubernetes
2 28 (3.54%) MIIS
3 13 (1.64%) Ansible
4 9 (1.14%) Puppet
4 9 (1.14%) Terraform
5 6 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
5 6 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
6 5 (0.63%) HP ALM
7 1 (0.13%) CASB
7 1 (0.13%) cPanel
7 1 (0.13%) Docker Swarm
7 1 (0.13%) Grafana
7 1 (0.13%) Kibana
7 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.13%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.13%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 282 (35.65%) Microsoft
2 82 (10.37%) Oracle
3 38 (4.80%) Xamarin
4 14 (1.77%) Google
5 12 (1.52%) Sitecore
6 10 (1.26%) DevExpress
6 10 (1.26%) Telerik
7 6 (0.76%) MuleSoft
8 5 (0.63%) Atlassian
8 5 (0.63%) HP
8 5 (0.63%) Splunk
9 3 (0.38%) SAP
9 3 (0.38%) Sybase
9 3 (0.38%) Twitter
10 2 (0.25%) Bloomberg
10 2 (0.25%) BT
10 2 (0.25%) ESRI
10 2 (0.25%) Reuters
10 2 (0.25%) VMware
10 2 (0.25%) webMethods