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 June 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
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 204 196 148
Rank change year-on-year -8 -48  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 523 648 830
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.23% 1.31% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.82% 4.52% 5.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 385 461 594
Median daily rate £370 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £24.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +77.08% -43.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £28.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +48.23% -33.52%  

.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 13677 14326 14175
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 32.21% 29.02% 27.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 9502 10197 9645
Median daily rate £450 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +9.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £570 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.00% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 184 167 191
Median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £37.23
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -3.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.85 £18.80 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 June 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 -33 201 £425 - 99
South East +9 109 £363 +3.57% 93
South West +18 52 £338 +3.84% 29
East of England -23 37 £388 +10.71% 30
North West +17 35 £360 +2.85% 48
East Midlands +2 34 £350 -17.64% 27
Yorkshire +5 28 £325 - 36
West Midlands -2 15 £346 -13.43% 23
North East +75 11 £335 +5.09% 5
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1167 (100.00%) .NET
2 949 (81.32%) C#
3 599 (51.33%) SQL Server
4 581 (49.79%) Entity Framework
5 580 (49.70%) MVC
6 562 (48.16%) JavaScript
7 548 (46.96%) ASP.NET
8 541 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
9 502 (43.02%) SQL
10 415 (35.56%) HTML
11 391 (33.50%) Microsoft
12 384 (32.90%) CSS
13 343 (29.39%) TDD
14 327 (28.02%) AngularJS
15 324 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
16 312 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
17 288 (24.68%) WCF
18 256 (21.94%) Web Services
19 246 (21.08%) Team Foundation Server
20 239 (20.48%) jQuery
21 219 (18.77%) Visual Studio
22 211 (18.08%) Scrum
23 197 (16.88%) XML
24 187 (16.02%) Finance
25 156 (13.37%) Windows
26 152 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
27 150 (12.85%) T-SQL
28 145 (12.43%) HTML5
29 143 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
30 138 (11.83%) Web Development

.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 74 (6.34%) IIS
2 68 (5.83%) SharePoint
3 67 (5.74%) CMS
4 37 (3.17%) NServiceBus
5 25 (2.14%) EPiServer
6 22 (1.89%) Umbraco
7 21 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
8 19 (1.63%) Sitecore CMS
9 18 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
9 18 (1.54%) Confluence
10 16 (1.37%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
12 7 (0.60%) WebSphere
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 6 (0.51%) Oracle Workflow
14 4 (0.34%) Documentum
14 4 (0.34%) GeoServer
14 4 (0.34%) Skype for Business
14 4 (0.34%) WebSphere Portal
15 3 (0.26%) JBoss
Applications
1 31 (2.66%) Microsoft Office
2 19 (1.63%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.26%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.086%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.086%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.086%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 77 (6.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.03%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 2 (0.17%) Endur
5 1 (0.086%) Magento
5 1 (0.086%) Sage CRM
5 1 (0.086%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.086%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 143 (12.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 38 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.89%) SaaS
4 19 (1.63%) PaaS
5 11 (0.94%) IaaS
6 9 (0.77%) AWS Lambda
7 8 (0.69%) Office 365
8 6 (0.51%) GitHub
8 6 (0.51%) Yammer
9 5 (0.43%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.43%) Azure Active Directory
9 5 (0.43%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
10 4 (0.34%) Amazon SQS
10 4 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
11 3 (0.26%) OpenShift
11 3 (0.26%) Route 53
12 1 (0.086%) Amazon CloudSearch
12 1 (0.086%) Azure Machine Learning
12 1 (0.086%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 19 (1.63%) TCP/IP
2 18 (1.54%) DNS
3 17 (1.46%) HTTP
4 12 (1.03%) Internet
5 11 (0.94%) Intranet
6 8 (0.69%) Firewall
7 7 (0.60%) LAN
7 7 (0.60%) LDAP
8 6 (0.51%) DHCP
8 6 (0.51%) VLAN
8 6 (0.51%) WAN
9 5 (0.43%) SSL
9 5 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
9 5 (0.43%) Wireshark
10 4 (0.34%) Multicast
11 3 (0.26%) IMAP
11 3 (0.26%) Network Security
11 3 (0.26%) Skype
11 3 (0.26%) SMTP
12 2 (0.17%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 599 (51.33%) SQL Server
2 103 (8.83%) SQL Server 2008
3 96 (8.23%) SQL Server 2012
4 70 (6.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 59 (5.06%) Relational Database
5 59 (5.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 50 (4.28%) NoSQL
7 28 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
7 28 (2.40%) MongoDB
8 27 (2.31%) Oracle Database
9 23 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
10 22 (1.89%) RDBMS
11 21 (1.80%) SQL Server 2016
12 20 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 19 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
14 16 (1.37%) Oracle Database 11g
15 12 (1.03%) MS Access
15 12 (1.03%) Redis
16 10 (0.86%) Big Data
16 10 (0.86%) GIS
Development Applications
1 246 (21.08%) Team Foundation Server
2 219 (18.77%) Visual Studio
3 115 (9.85%) Git (software)
4 92 (7.88%) NUnit
5 73 (6.26%) Visual Studio Team System
6 53 (4.54%) JIRA
6 53 (4.54%) TeamCity
7 49 (4.20%) MSTest
8 40 (3.43%) SpecFlow
9 37 (3.17%) Selenium
10 31 (2.66%) Jenkins
10 31 (2.66%) Moq
11 29 (2.49%) Subversion
12 20 (1.71%) Cucumber
13 19 (1.63%) Octopus Deploy
13 19 (1.63%) ReSharper
14 18 (1.54%) Jasmine
15 17 (1.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 15 (1.29%) gulp
17 14 (1.20%) Maven
General
1 187 (16.02%) Finance
2 53 (4.54%) Banking
3 32 (2.74%) Front Office
4 23 (1.97%) Marketing
5 22 (1.89%) Investment Banking
6 17 (1.46%) Advertising
7 13 (1.11%) Manufacturing
7 13 (1.11%) Retail
8 10 (0.86%) Back Office
8 10 (0.86%) Publishing
9 9 (0.77%) Automotive
9 9 (0.77%) Electronics
9 9 (0.77%) Law
9 9 (0.77%) Legal
10 8 (0.69%) Telecoms
11 4 (0.34%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.26%) Billing
12 3 (0.26%) Digital Economy
12 3 (0.26%) Games
12 3 (0.26%) Interactive Media
Job Titles
1 983 (84.23%) Developer
2 641 (54.93%) .NET Developer
3 396 (33.93%) C# Developer
4 310 (26.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 160 (13.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 111 (9.51%) Senior Developer
7 110 (9.43%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 106 (9.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 103 (8.83%) SQL Developer
10 85 (7.28%) Full Stack Developer
11 78 (6.68%) Senior .NET Developer
12 70 (6.00%) Software Developer
13 58 (4.97%) Angular Developer
14 55 (4.71%) Senior C# Developer
15 53 (4.54%) CRM Developer
16 48 (4.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 46 (3.94%) Microsoft Developer
18 44 (3.77%) Web Developer
18 44 (3.77%) WPF Developer
19 43 (3.68%) Senior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1167 (100.00%) .NET
2 581 (49.79%) Entity Framework
3 548 (46.96%) ASP.NET
4 415 (35.56%) HTML
5 384 (32.90%) CSS
6 327 (28.02%) AngularJS
7 324 (27.76%) ASP.NET MVC
8 312 (26.74%) ASP.NET Web API
9 288 (24.68%) WCF
10 256 (21.94%) Web Services
11 239 (20.48%) jQuery
12 197 (16.88%) XML
13 145 (12.43%) HTML5
14 123 (10.54%) LINQ
15 114 (9.77%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 113 (9.68%) WPF
17 111 (9.51%) Ajax
17 111 (9.51%) JSON
18 107 (9.17%) REST
19 79 (6.77%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 76 (6.51%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (4.46%) Analytical Skills
3 48 (4.11%) Algorithms
4 35 (3.00%) User Experience
5 32 (2.74%) Computer Science
6 27 (2.31%) Mobile App
7 25 (2.14%) Fixed Income
8 22 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
9 20 (1.71%) N-Tier
10 15 (1.29%) NHS
11 13 (1.11%) Management Information System
12 12 (1.03%) W3C
13 11 (0.94%) Virtual Team
14 10 (0.86%) Hedge funds
15 9 (0.77%) Derivative
16 8 (0.69%) Data Centre
16 8 (0.69%) Equities
17 7 (0.60%) Fintech
17 7 (0.60%) Public Cloud
18 6 (0.51%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 156 (13.37%) Windows
2 36 (3.08%) Windows Server
3 19 (1.63%) Linux
4 15 (1.29%) Unix
5 14 (1.20%) Android
6 11 (0.94%) Apple iOS
7 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (0.51%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.17%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.17%) Solaris
9 2 (0.17%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 1 (0.086%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.086%) HPUX
10 1 (0.086%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.086%) Windows 2000 Server
10 1 (0.086%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 580 (49.70%) MVC
2 541 (46.36%) Agile Software Development
3 343 (29.39%) TDD
4 211 (18.08%) Scrum
5 152 (13.02%) Continuous Integration
6 138 (11.83%) Web Development
7 132 (11.31%) OO
8 128 (10.97%) Unit Testing
9 125 (10.71%) Test Automation
10 116 (9.94%) SDLC
11 114 (9.77%) SOLID
12 86 (7.37%) Dependency Injection
13 85 (7.28%) Software Engineering
14 84 (7.20%) MVVM
15 83 (7.11%) Multithreading
16 82 (7.03%) CRM
17 76 (6.51%) DevOps
17 76 (6.51%) SOA
18 75 (6.43%) BDD
19 53 (4.54%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 949 (81.32%) C#
2 562 (48.16%) JavaScript
3 502 (43.02%) SQL
4 150 (12.85%) T-SQL
5 84 (7.20%) TypeScript
6 69 (5.91%) PowerShell
7 67 (5.74%) Java
8 63 (5.40%) VB.NET
9 45 (3.86%) VB
10 36 (3.08%) VBA
11 27 (2.31%) C++
12 20 (1.71%) C
13 19 (1.63%) Python
14 15 (1.29%) Shell Script
14 15 (1.29%) VB6
15 14 (1.20%) ES6
15 14 (1.20%) Ruby
16 11 (0.94%) PL/SQL
16 11 (0.94%) X++
17 10 (0.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 75 (6.43%) Security Cleared
2 58 (4.97%) Degree
3 49 (4.20%) SC Cleared
4 24 (2.06%) DV Cleared
5 10 (0.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (0.51%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.34%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (0.34%) HNC
8 3 (0.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 3 (0.26%) MCP
8 3 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
9 2 (0.17%) CFA
9 2 (0.17%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.17%) PhD
10 1 (0.086%) CCNP
10 1 (0.086%) Cisco Certification
10 1 (0.086%) CISSP
10 1 (0.086%) HND
10 1 (0.086%) ISEB
10 1 (0.086%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 51 (4.37%) QA
2 7 (0.60%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.51%) GAAP
4 5 (0.43%) COBIT
5 4 (0.34%) PCI DSS
6 2 (0.17%) Disclosure Scotland
6 2 (0.17%) GxP
6 2 (0.17%) SLA
7 1 (0.086%) Dodd-Frank
7 1 (0.086%) EMIR
7 1 (0.086%) IFRS
7 1 (0.086%) ISO 8583
7 1 (0.086%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 1 (0.086%) MiFID
7 1 (0.086%) PMO
7 1 (0.086%) Solvency II
System Software
1 27 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (0.51%) Docker
4 5 (0.43%) UAG
5 3 (0.26%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (0.17%) Firmware
7 1 (0.086%) Hyper-V
7 1 (0.086%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.086%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.086%) RACF
7 1 (0.086%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (0.86%) Puppet
2 9 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (0.60%) Control-M
4 5 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
4 5 (0.43%) SCOrch
5 4 (0.34%) Ansible
6 3 (0.26%) Mesos
7 1 (0.086%) Consul
7 1 (0.086%) HP Fortify
7 1 (0.086%) Kubernetes
7 1 (0.086%) OpenView
7 1 (0.086%) SCCM
7 1 (0.086%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.086%) Terraform
7 1 (0.086%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 391 (33.50%) Microsoft
2 118 (10.11%) Oracle
3 26 (2.23%) Sitecore
4 20 (1.71%) Xamarin
5 17 (1.46%) Atlassian
6 16 (1.37%) Infragistics
7 12 (1.03%) DevExpress
8 11 (0.94%) Telerik
9 10 (0.86%) SAP
10 8 (0.69%) IBM
11 7 (0.60%) VMware
12 6 (0.51%) Sencha
13 5 (0.43%) HP
13 5 (0.43%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.43%) Syncfusion
14 4 (0.34%) AppDynamics
14 4 (0.34%) Citrix
14 4 (0.34%) JD Edwards
14 4 (0.34%) Red Hat
14 4 (0.34%) Twitter
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