Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 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
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 181 176 203
Rank change year-on-year -5 +27 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1,292 1,446 1,159
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.54% 1.54% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.77% 4.46% 4.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 984 1,082 817
England median daily rate £450 £416 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.11% +12.50% -1.33%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £588 £600 £538
UK median daily rate £450 £413 £375
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 6 15
England median hourly rate £47.50 £43.25 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +16.44%
10th Percentile £36.10 £32.13 £30.00
90th Percentile £65.00 £47.83 £56.25
UK median hourly rate £47.50 £43.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +9.83% +1.76% +0.59%

.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 27,063 32,408 28,398
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 32.26% 34.41% 32.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 19,105 23,027 19,703
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £345 £319 £308
90th Percentile £650 £635 £625
UK median daily rate £491 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +3.42% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 279 353 365
England median hourly rate £44.00 £41.77 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.35% +3.12% +8.00%
10th Percentile £18.50 £16.25 £15.45
90th Percentile £60.15 £57.50 £53.75
UK median hourly rate £42.50 £41.53 £40.26
% change year-on-year +2.34% +3.15% +7.36%

.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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 +32 550 £490 -1.01% 163
South East +2 289 £438 +9.03% 188
North of England -14 188 £375 +7.14% 182
Midlands +18 136 £425 +13.33% 161
North West +8 105 £375 +2.04% 82
West Midlands +12 93 £450 +20.00% 79
South West -49 82 £400 +3.23% 90
Yorkshire -14 59 £375 +7.14% 83
East of England +26 55 £425 +1.19% 64
East Midlands +12 43 £370 -7.50% 82
North East +16 24 £413 +16.20% 17
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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 1,292 (100.00%) .NET
2 1,127 (87.23%) C#
3 681 (52.71%) SQL Server
4 649 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
5 633 (48.99%) JavaScript
6 571 (44.20%) ASP.NET
7 564 (43.65%) MVC
8 538 (41.64%) SQL
9 532 (41.18%) Entity Framework
10 525 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
11 500 (38.70%) HTML
12 465 (35.99%) ASP.NET Web API
13 462 (35.76%) CSS
14 396 (30.65%) AngularJS
15 376 (29.10%) TDD
16 324 (25.08%) .NET Core
17 319 (24.69%) Microsoft
18 307 (23.76%) ASP.NET MVC
19 285 (22.06%) Scrum
20 268 (20.74%) Web Services
21 263 (20.36%) Visual Studio
22 258 (19.97%) Finance
23 246 (19.04%) Microservices
24 240 (18.58%) Git (software)
25 213 (16.49%) jQuery
26 206 (15.94%) HTML5
27 200 (15.48%) REST
27 200 (15.48%) DevOps
28 176 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
29 171 (13.24%) RESTful

.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 85 (6.58%) SharePoint
2 50 (3.87%) IIS
3 39 (3.02%) CMS
4 26 (2.01%) Confluence
5 21 (1.63%) Umbraco
6 19 (1.47%) BizTalk Server
7 17 (1.32%) SharePoint 2010
8 15 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
9 13 (1.01%) Elasticsearch
10 12 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 10 (0.77%) SugarCRM
12 9 (0.70%) MS Exchange
13 8 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
14 7 (0.54%) EPiServer
14 7 (0.54%) NServiceBus
15 6 (0.46%) Apache
15 6 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
15 6 (0.46%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.39%) JBoss
16 5 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.62%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (0.54%) MS Visio
4 6 (0.46%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 3 (0.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.077%) Adobe XD
7 1 (0.077%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 47 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.46%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (0.31%) Revive Adserver
4 2 (0.15%) Primavera
5 1 (0.077%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.077%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.077%) Endur
Cloud Services
1 525 (40.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 111 (8.59%) Amazon AWS
3 58 (4.49%) PaaS
4 49 (3.79%) Serverless
5 48 (3.72%) SaaS
6 38 (2.94%) Dynamics 365
7 35 (2.71%) Power Platform
8 34 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
9 29 (2.24%) Azure Functions
10 24 (1.86%) IaaS
10 24 (1.86%) Office 365
11 20 (1.55%) npm
12 18 (1.39%) AWS Lambda
12 18 (1.39%) GitHub
13 15 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
13 15 (1.16%) NuGet
13 15 (1.16%) OpenShift
14 14 (1.08%) Azure Data Factory
14 14 (1.08%) Cloud Computing
15 9 (0.70%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 23 (1.78%) Intranet
2 21 (1.63%) Internet
3 11 (0.85%) HTTP
4 7 (0.54%) Network Security
4 7 (0.54%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.39%) Firewall
5 5 (0.39%) Intrusion Detection
6 4 (0.31%) Modbus
7 3 (0.23%) DNS
7 3 (0.23%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.15%) DHCP
8 2 (0.15%) Skype
8 2 (0.15%) SSL
8 2 (0.15%) Wireless
9 1 (0.077%) FTP
9 1 (0.077%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.077%) Remote Desktop
9 1 (0.077%) SMTP
9 1 (0.077%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 681 (52.71%) SQL Server
2 82 (6.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 78 (6.04%) Relational Database
4 54 (4.18%) NoSQL
5 53 (4.10%) Azure SQL Database
6 49 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
7 48 (3.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 44 (3.41%) MySQL
8 44 (3.41%) SQL Server 2016
9 43 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
10 32 (2.48%) Redis
11 27 (2.09%) Power BI
12 26 (2.01%) Cosmos DB
13 24 (1.86%) Data Warehouse
14 21 (1.63%) MongoDB
14 21 (1.63%) SQL Server 2014
15 20 (1.55%) RDBMS
16 19 (1.47%) Data Lake
17 17 (1.32%) Amazon RDS
17 17 (1.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 263 (20.36%) Visual Studio
2 240 (18.58%) Git (software)
3 131 (10.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 77 (5.96%) TeamCity
5 73 (5.65%) Visual Studio Team System
6 70 (5.42%) NUnit
7 68 (5.26%) JIRA
8 50 (3.87%) Jenkins
9 49 (3.79%) Selenium
10 38 (2.94%) Bitbucket
11 36 (2.79%) Subversion
12 35 (2.71%) Octopus Deploy
13 32 (2.48%) MSTest
14 30 (2.32%) Karma Test Runner
15 29 (2.24%) Jasmine
15 29 (2.24%) SpecFlow
16 28 (2.17%) Grunt
17 20 (1.55%) MSBuild
18 18 (1.39%) Bower
18 18 (1.39%) webpack
General
1 258 (19.97%) Finance
2 68 (5.26%) Banking
3 44 (3.41%) Retail
4 43 (3.33%) Front Office
5 32 (2.48%) Legal
6 29 (2.24%) Law
7 15 (1.16%) Marketing
8 13 (1.01%) Investment Banking
9 10 (0.77%) Telecoms
10 9 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 8 (0.62%) Advertising
11 8 (0.62%) Games
12 7 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
13 5 (0.39%) Back Office
13 5 (0.39%) Financial Institution
13 5 (0.39%) Local Government
14 4 (0.31%) Electronics
14 4 (0.31%) French Language
15 3 (0.23%) Military
16 2 (0.15%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 1,041 (80.57%) Developer
2 583 (45.12%) .NET Developer
3 340 (26.32%) C# Developer
4 222 (17.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 154 (11.92%) Full Stack Developer
6 122 (9.44%) Senior Developer
7 93 (7.20%) Angular Developer
8 84 (6.50%) Senior .NET Developer
9 72 (5.57%) SQL Developer
10 68 (5.26%) Azure Developer
10 68 (5.26%) Software Developer
11 61 (4.72%) ASP.NET Developer
12 50 (3.87%) Architect
13 47 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 39 (3.02%) React Developer
15 37 (2.86%) Lead Developer
16 36 (2.79%) JavaScript Developer
17 35 (2.71%) Senior C# Developer
18 34 (2.63%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
19 33 (2.55%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,292 (100.00%) .NET
2 571 (44.20%) ASP.NET
3 532 (41.18%) Entity Framework
4 500 (38.70%) HTML
5 465 (35.99%) ASP.NET Web API
6 462 (35.76%) CSS
7 396 (30.65%) AngularJS
8 324 (25.08%) .NET Core
9 307 (23.76%) ASP.NET MVC
10 268 (20.74%) Web Services
11 213 (16.49%) jQuery
12 206 (15.94%) HTML5
13 200 (15.48%) REST
14 171 (13.24%) RESTful
15 154 (11.92%) WCF
16 143 (11.07%) JSON
17 123 (9.52%) CSS3
18 118 (9.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 117 (9.06%) XML
20 115 (8.90%) React
Miscellaneous
1 92 (7.12%) Enterprise Software
2 85 (6.58%) Greenfield Project
3 62 (4.80%) Analytical Skills
4 32 (2.48%) Mobile App
5 31 (2.40%) User Experience
6 25 (1.93%) Management Information System
7 22 (1.70%) Self-Motivation
8 17 (1.32%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.01%) Algorithms
9 13 (1.01%) N-Tier
10 11 (0.85%) EPoS
11 9 (0.70%) Driving Licence
11 9 (0.70%) iPad
12 8 (0.62%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.62%) Derivative
13 7 (0.54%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (0.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
14 6 (0.46%) Equity Derivative
14 6 (0.46%) Fixed Income
15 5 (0.39%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 110 (8.51%) Windows
2 44 (3.41%) Linux
3 27 (2.09%) Android
4 26 (2.01%) Apple iOS
5 23 (1.78%) Windows Server
6 8 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (0.46%) Unix
7 6 (0.46%) Windows 8
8 5 (0.39%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.15%) Amazon Linux
9 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.077%) CentOS
10 1 (0.077%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.077%) VMS
10 1 (0.077%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 649 (50.23%) Agile Software Development
2 564 (43.65%) MVC
3 376 (29.10%) TDD
4 285 (22.06%) Scrum
5 246 (19.04%) Microservices
6 200 (15.48%) DevOps
7 176 (13.62%) Continuous Integration
8 167 (12.93%) SOLID
9 158 (12.23%) Unit Testing
10 146 (11.30%) BDD
11 142 (10.99%) Test Automation
12 126 (9.75%) Web Development
13 104 (8.05%) Kanban
14 96 (7.43%) Software Engineering
15 87 (6.73%) Problem-Solving
16 84 (6.50%) SOA
17 78 (6.04%) OO
18 76 (5.88%) CRM
19 57 (4.41%) Workflow
20 56 (4.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1,127 (87.23%) C#
2 633 (48.99%) JavaScript
3 538 (41.64%) SQL
4 140 (10.84%) TypeScript
5 102 (7.89%) T-SQL
6 98 (7.59%) PowerShell
7 66 (5.11%) Java
8 38 (2.94%) Python
9 30 (2.32%) C++
9 30 (2.32%) VBA
10 29 (2.24%) VB.NET
11 27 (2.09%) ES6
12 25 (1.93%) PHP
13 19 (1.47%) VB
14 17 (1.32%) Ruby
15 15 (1.16%) PL/SQL
16 10 (0.77%) C
17 7 (0.54%) R
17 7 (0.54%) Scala
18 6 (0.46%) F#
Qualifications
1 61 (4.72%) Security Cleared
2 54 (4.18%) Degree
3 42 (3.25%) SC Cleared
4 20 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (0.54%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.46%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.46%) HND
6 6 (0.46%) ISEB
7 5 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 5 (0.39%) SANS
8 3 (0.23%) DV Cleared
8 3 (0.23%) GPEN
8 3 (0.23%) GWAPT
8 3 (0.23%) GXPN
8 3 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.23%) OSCE
8 3 (0.23%) OSCP
9 2 (0.15%) CTC Cleared
9 2 (0.15%) GCFA
9 2 (0.15%) GCFE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (4.57%) QA
2 12 (0.93%) WCAG
3 5 (0.39%) IFRS
4 3 (0.23%) SLA
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 14001
5 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
6 1 (0.077%) Disclosure Scotland
6 1 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 125 (9.67%) Docker
2 49 (3.79%) Active Directory
3 10 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (0.46%) LXC
5 1 (0.077%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.077%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 88 (6.81%) Kubernetes
2 17 (1.32%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (1.01%) Puppet
4 11 (0.85%) SCCM
5 9 (0.70%) Single Sign-On
5 9 (0.70%) Terraform
6 5 (0.39%) Ansible
6 5 (0.39%) HP ALM
6 5 (0.39%) Network Intrusion Detection System
7 4 (0.31%) Kibana
8 3 (0.23%) EnCase
8 3 (0.23%) Grafana
8 3 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.23%) MIIS
8 3 (0.23%) WSUS
9 2 (0.15%) logstash
9 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (0.15%) Rancher
10 1 (0.077%) Docker Swarm
10 1 (0.077%) Salt
Vendors
1 319 (24.69%) Microsoft
2 105 (8.13%) Oracle
3 31 (2.40%) Xamarin
4 19 (1.47%) Google
5 18 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 11 (0.85%) Atlassian
7 10 (0.77%) SAP
8 8 (0.62%) Databricks
8 8 (0.62%) Salesforce.com
9 6 (0.46%) Cypress Semiconductor
9 6 (0.46%) DevExpress
9 6 (0.46%) MuleSoft
9 6 (0.46%) Splunk
9 6 (0.46%) Telerik
10 5 (0.39%) HP
10 5 (0.39%) Tableau
11 4 (0.31%) Adobe
11 4 (0.31%) Bloomberg
11 4 (0.31%) Nintex
11 4 (0.31%) Siemens