Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 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
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 181 166
Rank change year-on-year -23 -15 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1215 1423 1566
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.29% 1.45% 1.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.00% 4.72% 5.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 933 973 1106
England median daily rate £390 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.00% +3.45% +3.42%
10th Percentile £301 £291 £275
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
UK median daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +3.33% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 21 23
England median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% -23.53% +13.33%
10th Percentile £25.38 £13.50 £31.65
90th Percentile £47.83 £45.00 £56.20
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88% +13.33%

.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 30396 30149 30253
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.38% 30.72% 28.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 21638 21071 20980
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £275
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £410
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.66% +2.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 364 348 499
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +9.49%
10th Percentile £18.58 £14.50 £14.91
90th Percentile £52.50 £50.00 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%

.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 18 November 2017.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor 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 18 November 2017. 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 +3 515 £470 +10.59% 79
South East -12 225 £350 - 67
North of England -12 151 £350 +2.94% 103
Midlands -23 146 £338 -4.93% 50
South West +2 105 £353 +4.52% 23
North West -3 88 £350 - 59
East Midlands -6 73 £325 -10.34% 29
West Midlands -19 73 £350 +2.19% 21
East of England -30 70 £356 +3.26% 27
Yorkshire -43 53 £340 - 36
North East +54 10 £340 +6.25% 8
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 across the England region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 1215 (100.00%) .NET
2 1003 (82.55%) C#
3 747 (61.48%) SQL Server
4 676 (55.64%) MVC
5 620 (51.03%) ASP.NET
6 598 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
7 590 (48.56%) Entity Framework
8 583 (47.98%) JavaScript
9 544 (44.77%) SQL
10 474 (39.01%) HTML
11 438 (36.05%) CSS
12 402 (33.09%) ASP.NET MVC
13 385 (31.69%) Microsoft
14 379 (31.19%) AngularJS
15 369 (30.37%) TDD
16 352 (28.97%) ASP.NET Web API
17 280 (23.05%) WCF
18 262 (21.56%) jQuery
19 251 (20.66%) Web Services
20 246 (20.25%) Finance
21 234 (19.26%) Scrum
22 210 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
23 199 (16.38%) Web Development
24 189 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
25 185 (15.23%) HTML5
26 180 (14.81%) Visual Studio
27 174 (14.32%) T-SQL
28 173 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
29 158 (13.00%) Git (software)
30 157 (12.92%) Windows

.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 80 (6.58%) IIS
2 75 (6.17%) CMS
3 66 (5.43%) SharePoint
4 39 (3.21%) NServiceBus
5 28 (2.30%) Confluence
6 23 (1.89%) Sitecore CMS
7 22 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
8 16 (1.32%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 14 (1.15%) Umbraco
10 13 (1.07%) SharePoint 2010
11 12 (0.99%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (0.99%) SharePoint 2013
12 10 (0.82%) JBoss
12 10 (0.82%) Tomcat
13 7 (0.58%) Apache
13 7 (0.58%) Kentico
14 6 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
14 6 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
14 6 (0.49%) Sitefinity
15 4 (0.33%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 58 (4.77%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.66%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.49%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
6 2 (0.16%) Fireworks
6 2 (0.16%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.082%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.082%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 55 (4.53%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.33%) Endur
2 4 (0.33%) RMDS
3 3 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.25%) SDL Web 8
4 2 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.16%) Maximo
4 2 (0.16%) Payment Gateway
5 1 (0.082%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.082%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.082%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 210 (17.28%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (4.94%) Amazon AWS
3 30 (2.47%) PaaS
4 20 (1.65%) IaaS
5 18 (1.48%) Office 365
6 17 (1.40%) SaaS
7 16 (1.32%) Azure Active Directory
7 16 (1.32%) npm
8 12 (0.99%) Dynamics 365
8 12 (0.99%) Yarn
9 11 (0.91%) GitHub
10 10 (0.82%) Serverless
11 7 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
12 5 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 5 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
13 4 (0.33%) Bluemix
13 4 (0.33%) IBM Cloud
14 3 (0.25%) Firebase
14 3 (0.25%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (1.40%) Internet
1 17 (1.40%) Intranet
2 15 (1.23%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.74%) DNS
3 9 (0.74%) LDAP
4 7 (0.58%) HTTP
5 4 (0.33%) IMAP
5 4 (0.33%) PPP
5 4 (0.33%) SMTP
6 3 (0.25%) ATM
6 3 (0.25%) Extranet
6 3 (0.25%) Skype
6 3 (0.25%) SMS
7 2 (0.16%) DHCP
7 2 (0.16%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.16%) Modbus
7 2 (0.16%) Network Security
7 2 (0.16%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.082%) Kerberos
8 1 (0.082%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 747 (61.48%) SQL Server
2 103 (8.48%) SQL Server 2008
3 97 (7.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 96 (7.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 78 (6.42%) Relational Database
6 75 (6.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 68 (5.60%) NoSQL
8 48 (3.95%) MongoDB
9 41 (3.37%) Data Warehouse
10 39 (3.21%) Oracle Database
11 37 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
12 30 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
13 28 (2.30%) RDBMS
14 25 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 21 (1.73%) MySQL
15 21 (1.73%) SQL Server 2005
16 17 (1.40%) Oracle Database 11g
17 13 (1.07%) Apache Cassandra
18 12 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
19 10 (0.82%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 189 (15.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 180 (14.81%) Visual Studio
3 158 (13.00%) Git (software)
4 102 (8.40%) NUnit
5 81 (6.67%) JIRA
6 80 (6.58%) TeamCity
7 62 (5.10%) Subversion
8 50 (4.12%) Jenkins
9 43 (3.54%) Visual Studio Team System
10 41 (3.37%) SpecFlow
11 38 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 38 (3.13%) MSTest
12 37 (3.05%) ReSharper
13 32 (2.63%) Selenium
14 26 (2.14%) Moq
15 24 (1.98%) Octopus Deploy
16 20 (1.65%) Jasmine
16 20 (1.65%) webpack
17 18 (1.48%) Maven
18 16 (1.32%) Cucumber
General
1 246 (20.25%) Finance
2 119 (9.79%) Banking
3 84 (6.91%) Front Office
4 53 (4.36%) Investment Banking
5 26 (2.14%) Back Office
6 18 (1.48%) Advertising
7 16 (1.32%) Law
7 16 (1.32%) Manufacturing
7 16 (1.32%) Marketing
8 14 (1.15%) Retail
9 12 (0.99%) Financial Institution
10 10 (0.82%) Legal
11 9 (0.74%) Games
11 9 (0.74%) Telecoms
12 8 (0.66%) Automotive
13 6 (0.49%) Private Banking
14 3 (0.25%) Interactive Media
14 3 (0.25%) Publishing
15 2 (0.16%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 1041 (85.68%) Developer
2 599 (49.30%) .NET Developer
3 423 (34.81%) C# Developer
4 266 (21.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 133 (10.95%) ASP.NET Developer
6 122 (10.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 122 (10.04%) SQL Developer
7 121 (9.96%) Full Stack Developer
8 115 (9.47%) Senior Developer
9 96 (7.90%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 86 (7.08%) Web Developer
11 79 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
12 57 (4.69%) Software Developer
13 52 (4.28%) Angular Developer
14 50 (4.12%) Senior C# Developer
15 45 (3.70%) .NET Web Developer
16 43 (3.54%) Azure Developer
17 41 (3.37%) WPF Developer
18 40 (3.29%) Agile Developer
19 36 (2.96%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1215 (100.00%) .NET
2 620 (51.03%) ASP.NET
3 590 (48.56%) Entity Framework
4 474 (39.01%) HTML
5 438 (36.05%) CSS
6 402 (33.09%) ASP.NET MVC
7 379 (31.19%) AngularJS
8 352 (28.97%) ASP.NET Web API
9 280 (23.05%) WCF
10 262 (21.56%) jQuery
11 251 (20.66%) Web Services
12 185 (15.23%) HTML5
13 143 (11.77%) RESTful
13 143 (11.77%) WPF
14 139 (11.44%) XML
15 122 (10.04%) LINQ
16 121 (9.96%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 110 (9.05%) REST
18 100 (8.23%) JSON
19 91 (7.49%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 68 (5.60%) Enterprise Software
2 66 (5.43%) Greenfield Project
3 60 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 42 (3.46%) Computer Science
4 42 (3.46%) User Experience
5 32 (2.63%) Fintech
5 32 (2.63%) Fixed Income
6 30 (2.47%) Mobile App
7 28 (2.30%) Derivative
8 26 (2.14%) Algorithms
9 25 (2.06%) N-Tier
10 21 (1.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 21 (1.73%) Market Risk
11 20 (1.65%) Credit Risk
12 17 (1.40%) Equities
12 17 (1.40%) Hedge funds
13 9 (0.74%) Management Information System
13 9 (0.74%) W3C
14 8 (0.66%) iPad
14 8 (0.66%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 157 (12.92%) Windows
2 51 (4.20%) Windows Server
3 24 (1.98%) Linux
4 23 (1.89%) Unix
5 18 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 15 (1.23%) Android
7 7 (0.58%) Windows 10
8 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (0.49%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (0.33%) Windows 7
10 3 (0.25%) VMS
11 2 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.082%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.082%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.082%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.082%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (55.64%) MVC
2 598 (49.22%) Agile Software Development
3 369 (30.37%) TDD
4 234 (19.26%) Scrum
5 199 (16.38%) Web Development
6 173 (14.24%) Continuous Integration
7 140 (11.52%) Unit Testing
8 125 (10.29%) BDD
8 125 (10.29%) OO
9 119 (9.79%) Test Automation
10 114 (9.38%) SOLID
11 107 (8.81%) SDLC
12 93 (7.65%) SOA
13 91 (7.49%) MVVM
14 83 (6.83%) Software Engineering
15 78 (6.42%) Dependency Injection
16 74 (6.09%) Front End Development
17 70 (5.76%) OOP
18 65 (5.35%) CRM
19 64 (5.27%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 1003 (82.55%) C#
2 583 (47.98%) JavaScript
3 544 (44.77%) SQL
4 174 (14.32%) T-SQL
5 92 (7.57%) PowerShell
6 89 (7.33%) VB.NET
7 73 (6.01%) Java
7 73 (6.01%) TypeScript
8 54 (4.44%) VBA
9 40 (3.29%) VB
10 38 (3.13%) C++
11 32 (2.63%) Python
12 26 (2.14%) PL/SQL
13 22 (1.81%) Ruby
14 19 (1.56%) Shell Script
15 15 (1.23%) VBScript
16 13 (1.07%) C
16 13 (1.07%) PHP
17 12 (0.99%) XAML
18 11 (0.91%) Perl
Qualifications
1 56 (4.61%) Degree
2 31 (2.55%) Security Cleared
3 14 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.74%) SC Cleared
5 6 (0.49%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.49%) Master's Degree
6 4 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
7 3 (0.25%) MCP
8 2 (0.16%) ISEB
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
8 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
8 2 (0.16%) PMP
9 1 (0.082%) MCITP
9 1 (0.082%) MCPD
9 1 (0.082%) MCTS
9 1 (0.082%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (3.29%) QA
2 9 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (0.66%) MiFID
4 6 (0.49%) GAAP
5 4 (0.33%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.25%) COBIT
7 2 (0.16%) EMIR
7 2 (0.16%) Solvency II
8 1 (0.082%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.082%) Government Security Classifications
8 1 (0.082%) HL7
8 1 (0.082%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.082%) IFRS
8 1 (0.082%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.082%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 1 (0.082%) PMO
8 1 (0.082%) PSD2
8 1 (0.082%) WCAG
System Software
1 45 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 26 (2.14%) Docker
3 11 (0.91%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (0.25%) Cronacle
6 3 (0.25%) UAG
7 1 (0.082%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.082%) vSphere
7 1 (0.082%) XenApp
7 1 (0.082%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (1.15%) Control-M
2 12 (0.99%) Ansible
2 12 (0.99%) Kubernetes
3 9 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 8 (0.66%) Puppet
4 8 (0.66%) SCOrch
5 5 (0.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.33%) PowerCLI
7 3 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (0.25%) Mesos
8 2 (0.16%) BladeLogic
8 2 (0.16%) MOM
9 1 (0.082%) CA Single Sign-On
9 1 (0.082%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 1 (0.082%) NetBackup
9 1 (0.082%) Packer
9 1 (0.082%) SCCM
9 1 (0.082%) SCOM
9 1 (0.082%) Terraform
Vendors
1 385 (31.69%) Microsoft
2 140 (11.52%) Oracle
3 27 (2.22%) Sitecore
4 21 (1.73%) DevExpress
4 21 (1.73%) Xamarin
5 19 (1.56%) Atlassian
6 15 (1.23%) Telerik
7 12 (0.99%) Google
7 12 (0.99%) Sybase
8 9 (0.74%) Infragistics
8 9 (0.74%) TIBCO
8 9 (0.74%) VMware
9 8 (0.66%) IBM
9 8 (0.66%) SAP
10 7 (0.58%) Syncfusion
11 6 (0.49%) Apple
11 6 (0.49%) Remedy
11 6 (0.49%) Reuters
11 6 (0.49%) ServiceNow
12 4 (0.33%) Red Hat