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 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
UK / England
Rank 166 168 138
Rank change year-on-year +2 -30  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 644 718 798
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.47% 1.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.88% 5.21% 6.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 509 559
Median daily rate £363 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -1.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 9 12
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £36.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +15.86%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.46 £33.64 £23.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.75 £60.62 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13203 13782 12955
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.59% 28.21% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9163 9665 8511
Median daily rate £425 £410 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 214 176
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 24 March 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 3 months to 24 March 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
London -29 204 £425 -5.55% 95
South East +45 142 £345 +2.22% 78
South West +12 59 £358 +2.14% 36
East of England -13 50 £356 +13.09% 36
North West +20 49 £345 +6.15% 52
Yorkshire +12 49 £340 -9.33% 39
West Midlands +7 41 £350 +7.69% 27
East Midlands +4 35 £368 +27.82% 30
North East -10 18 £325 +11.58% 7
.NET Framework
UK

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 1268 (100.00%) .NET
2 1023 (80.68%) C#
3 635 (50.08%) SQL Server
4 630 (49.68%) MVC
5 629 (49.61%) Entity Framework
6 598 (47.16%) JavaScript
7 590 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
8 574 (45.27%) ASP.NET
9 493 (38.88%) SQL
10 418 (32.97%) HTML
11 389 (30.68%) CSS
12 375 (29.57%) Microsoft
13 351 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
14 325 (25.63%) WCF
15 321 (25.32%) AngularJS
16 320 (25.24%) TDD
17 312 (24.61%) ASP.NET Web API
18 274 (21.61%) Visual Studio
19 258 (20.35%) Team Foundation Server
20 252 (19.87%) Web Services
21 249 (19.64%) jQuery
22 238 (18.77%) Scrum
23 204 (16.09%) XML
24 177 (13.96%) OO
25 167 (13.17%) Finance
26 164 (12.93%) T-SQL
27 156 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
28 151 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
28 151 (11.91%) LINQ
29 149 (11.75%) Windows

.NET Framework
Top Related 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 72 (5.68%) IIS
2 56 (4.42%) CMS
3 54 (4.26%) SharePoint
4 47 (3.71%) Umbraco
5 26 (2.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 25 (1.97%) NServiceBus
7 23 (1.81%) EPiServer
8 18 (1.42%) Confluence
9 17 (1.34%) BizTalk Server
10 13 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
11 10 (0.79%) WebSphere
12 9 (0.71%) SharePoint 2010
13 7 (0.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 6 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (0.47%) Oracle Workflow
14 6 (0.47%) Tomcat
15 5 (0.39%) Apache
15 5 (0.39%) WebSphere Portal
16 4 (0.32%) Exchange Server 2013
16 4 (0.32%) JBoss
Applications
1 102 (8.04%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.42%) MS Office
3 10 (0.79%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.47%) MS Project
5 3 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.079%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.079%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.079%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 91 (7.18%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.16%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.079%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.079%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.079%) Magento
5 1 (0.079%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.079%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 151 (11.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (2.21%) Amazon AWS
3 20 (1.58%) PaaS
4 19 (1.50%) SaaS
5 14 (1.10%) IaaS
6 5 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.39%) Office 365
7 4 (0.32%) GitHub
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.16%) Amazon SQS
8 2 (0.16%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 2 (0.16%) Route 53
9 1 (0.079%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.079%) Slack
9 1 (0.079%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.74%) HTTP
2 16 (1.26%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.87%) Intranet
4 9 (0.71%) Internet
5 4 (0.32%) AMQP
5 4 (0.32%) DNS
5 4 (0.32%) SSL
6 3 (0.24%) Firewall
6 3 (0.24%) LDAP
6 3 (0.24%) Multicast
6 3 (0.24%) SAN
6 3 (0.24%) VPN
6 3 (0.24%) Wireshark
7 2 (0.16%) Extranet
7 2 (0.16%) Kerberos
7 2 (0.16%) NAS
7 2 (0.16%) NetScaler
7 2 (0.16%) Skype
7 2 (0.16%) SMS
8 1 (0.079%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 635 (50.08%) SQL Server
2 102 (8.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 98 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
4 70 (5.52%) NoSQL
4 70 (5.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (4.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 51 (4.02%) Relational Database
7 31 (2.44%) Oracle Database
8 29 (2.29%) SQL Server 2014
9 26 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 24 (1.89%) MongoDB
11 20 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
12 19 (1.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 18 (1.42%) MySQL
14 17 (1.34%) Azure SQL Database
14 17 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
15 13 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
16 12 (0.95%) RDBMS
17 11 (0.87%) MS Access
18 10 (0.79%) DB2
Development Applications
1 274 (21.61%) Visual Studio
2 258 (20.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 111 (8.75%) Git (software)
4 97 (7.65%) NUnit
5 90 (7.10%) Visual Studio Team System
6 58 (4.57%) Subversion
7 53 (4.18%) JIRA
8 51 (4.02%) MSTest
9 48 (3.79%) TeamCity
10 45 (3.55%) Moq
10 45 (3.55%) Selenium
11 39 (3.08%) SpecFlow
12 29 (2.29%) Grunt
12 29 (2.29%) gulp
13 28 (2.21%) Jasmine
14 26 (2.05%) Jenkins
15 20 (1.58%) Cucumber
16 18 (1.42%) ReSharper
17 17 (1.34%) CruiseControl
17 17 (1.34%) MSBuild
General
1 167 (13.17%) Finance
2 48 (3.79%) Banking
3 39 (3.08%) Front Office
4 26 (2.05%) Marketing
5 24 (1.89%) Back Office
6 20 (1.58%) Advertising
7 19 (1.50%) Retail
8 16 (1.26%) Investment Banking
8 16 (1.26%) Publishing
9 13 (1.03%) Manufacturing
10 11 (0.87%) Telecoms
11 9 (0.71%) Electronics
12 6 (0.47%) Games
13 4 (0.32%) Automotive
13 4 (0.32%) German Language
13 4 (0.32%) Law
13 4 (0.32%) Legal
14 3 (0.24%) Billing
15 2 (0.16%) Financial Institution
15 2 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 1075 (84.78%) Developer
2 679 (53.55%) .NET Developer
3 461 (36.36%) C# Developer
4 341 (26.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 136 (10.73%) ASP.NET Developer
6 126 (9.94%) Senior Developer
7 121 (9.54%) SQL Developer
8 97 (7.65%) Senior .NET Developer
9 96 (7.57%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 96 (7.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 68 (5.36%) CRM Developer
10 68 (5.36%) JavaScript Developer
11 67 (5.28%) Software Developer
12 65 (5.13%) Full Stack Developer
12 65 (5.13%) Senior C# Developer
13 64 (5.05%) Dynamics CRM Developer
14 58 (4.57%) Microsoft Developer
15 51 (4.02%) Senior C# .NET Developer
16 50 (3.94%) WPF Developer
17 46 (3.63%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1268 (100.00%) .NET
2 629 (49.61%) Entity Framework
3 574 (45.27%) ASP.NET
4 418 (32.97%) HTML
5 389 (30.68%) CSS
6 351 (27.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 325 (25.63%) WCF
8 321 (25.32%) AngularJS
9 312 (24.61%) ASP.NET Web API
10 252 (19.87%) Web Services
11 249 (19.64%) jQuery
12 204 (16.09%) XML
13 151 (11.91%) LINQ
14 147 (11.59%) HTML5
15 127 (10.02%) WPF
16 118 (9.31%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 116 (9.15%) REST
18 94 (7.41%) JSON
19 82 (6.47%) Ajax
20 71 (5.60%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 80 (6.31%) Analytical Skills
2 43 (3.39%) Algorithms
3 39 (3.08%) Mobile App
4 35 (2.76%) User Experience
5 32 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.13%) Fixed Income
7 21 (1.66%) N-Tier
8 17 (1.34%) Data Structures
8 17 (1.34%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.03%) Equities
10 10 (0.79%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 9 (0.71%) NHS
12 8 (0.63%) Derivative
12 8 (0.63%) Graphic Design
12 8 (0.63%) iPad
13 7 (0.55%) Digital Media
13 7 (0.55%) Virtual Team
14 6 (0.47%) Clustering
14 6 (0.47%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 149 (11.75%) Windows
2 37 (2.92%) Windows Server
3 27 (2.13%) Linux
4 15 (1.18%) Android
5 11 (0.87%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (0.79%) Apple iOS
7 8 (0.63%) Unix
7 8 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 6 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (0.47%) Windows 7
9 5 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Phone 8
10 4 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
11 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
13 1 (0.079%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.079%) Solaris
13 1 (0.079%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.079%) Windows Mobile
13 1 (0.079%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 630 (49.68%) MVC
2 590 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 320 (25.24%) TDD
4 238 (18.77%) Scrum
5 177 (13.96%) OO
6 156 (12.30%) Continuous Integration
7 133 (10.49%) Unit Testing
8 130 (10.25%) Web Development
9 121 (9.54%) SOLID
10 100 (7.89%) CRM
11 90 (7.10%) BDD
12 89 (7.02%) SDLC
13 87 (6.86%) SOA
14 86 (6.78%) Software Engineering
15 80 (6.31%) Dependency Injection
16 71 (5.60%) MVVM
17 70 (5.52%) Front End Development
18 69 (5.44%) Multithreading
19 65 (5.13%) DevOps
20 63 (4.97%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 1023 (80.68%) C#
2 598 (47.16%) JavaScript
3 493 (38.88%) SQL
4 164 (12.93%) T-SQL
5 76 (5.99%) TypeScript
6 67 (5.28%) Java
7 63 (4.97%) VB.NET
8 55 (4.34%) PowerShell
9 48 (3.79%) VB
10 42 (3.31%) VBA
11 21 (1.66%) Ruby
12 16 (1.26%) PHP
13 15 (1.18%) ES6
13 15 (1.18%) Python
14 12 (0.95%) C++
15 10 (0.79%) VB6
16 9 (0.71%) X++
16 9 (0.71%) XAML
17 8 (0.63%) PL/SQL
18 7 (0.55%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 91 (7.18%) Security Cleared
2 76 (5.99%) SC Cleared
3 53 (4.18%) Degree
4 22 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.55%) HNC
5 7 (0.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.32%) HND
7 4 (0.32%) PhD
8 3 (0.24%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.16%) CFA
9 2 (0.16%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.16%) MCAD
9 2 (0.16%) MCSD
9 2 (0.16%) MCTS
10 1 (0.079%) ISEB
10 1 (0.079%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.079%) MCP
10 1 (0.079%) MCPD
10 1 (0.079%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 63 (4.97%) QA
2 5 (0.39%) Basel III
2 5 (0.39%) CRD IV
2 5 (0.39%) Data Quality
2 5 (0.39%) Disclosure Scotland
3 4 (0.32%) SLA
4 3 (0.24%) ISO 9001
4 3 (0.24%) SDET
4 3 (0.24%) TickIT
5 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.079%) Dodd-Frank
6 1 (0.079%) EMIR
6 1 (0.079%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 25 (1.97%) Active Directory
2 10 (0.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.32%) Docker
4 3 (0.24%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (0.16%) Firmware
6 1 (0.079%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.079%) etcd
6 1 (0.079%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.079%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (0.079%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (1.10%) Puppet
2 13 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.24%) SCCM
5 2 (0.16%) Ansible
5 2 (0.16%) SCOrch
5 2 (0.16%) Terraform
6 1 (0.079%) Control-M
6 1 (0.079%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.079%) OpenView
6 1 (0.079%) Salt
6 1 (0.079%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (0.079%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 375 (29.57%) Microsoft
2 120 (9.46%) Oracle
3 37 (2.92%) Xamarin
4 34 (2.68%) Sitecore
5 16 (1.26%) Atlassian
6 12 (0.95%) SAP
7 11 (0.87%) VMware
8 9 (0.71%) IBM
8 9 (0.71%) Infragistics
8 9 (0.71%) Telerik
9 8 (0.63%) RedGate
10 7 (0.55%) DevExpress
10 7 (0.55%) Rackspace
10 7 (0.55%) ServiceNow
11 6 (0.47%) AppDynamics
11 6 (0.47%) Red Hat
12 5 (0.39%) Google
12 5 (0.39%) HP
13 4 (0.32%) Tableau
13 4 (0.32%) TIBCO
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Bristol
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Lancashire
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Hertfordshire
Oscar
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South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £320 per day + working inside IR35
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Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
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Farnham, Surrey
TLP Consultancy Ltd.
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North Yorkshire
Real Staffing
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Leicester, Leicestershire
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