Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 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
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 202 164 214
Rank change year-on-year -38 +50 -22
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 1,062 1,591 1,178
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 1.37% 1.69% 1.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.37% 4.77% 3.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1,197 887
England median daily rate £438 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £325 £313 £300
90th Percentile £560 £625 £575
UK median daily rate £425 £425 £375
% change year-on-year - +13.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 19
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +30.77%
10th Percentile £33.13 £29.83 £25.60
90th Percentile £59.40 £56.80 £47.83
UK median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +8.28%

.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 24,281 33,372 29,615
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 31.23% 35.39% 32.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 17,110 23,715 20,924
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £340 £325 £313
90th Percentile £650 £638 £625
UK median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 242 311 364
England median hourly rate £45.00 £41.53 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.36% +3.83% +6.67%
10th Percentile £17.74 £15.75 £18.83
90th Percentile £73.75 £57.50 £52.50
UK median hourly rate £44.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.02% +3.75% +6.67%

.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 October 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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -6 452 £475 -5.00% 156
South East -22 256 £425 +0.59% 190
North of England -44 126 £365 - 166
Midlands 0 105 £400 +6.67% 112
North West -13 71 £363 -3.33% 80
South West -65 69 £400 -5.88% 91
West Midlands -12 56 £413 +10.00% 65
East of England +35 49 £425 +14.09% 53
East Midlands +27 49 £370 -3.27% 45
Yorkshire -16 49 £375 +3.09% 64
North East -5 6 £375 -6.25% 22
.NET Framework
UK

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,062 (100.00%) .NET
2 947 (89.17%) C#
3 598 (56.31%) SQL Server
4 527 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
5 512 (48.21%) JavaScript
6 471 (44.35%) Azure
7 455 (42.84%) Entity Framework
8 451 (42.47%) ASP.NET
9 446 (42.00%) SQL
10 433 (40.77%) MVC
11 362 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 359 (33.80%) AngularJS
13 336 (31.64%) HTML
14 335 (31.54%) Microsoft
15 303 (28.53%) CSS
16 302 (28.44%) TDD
16 302 (28.44%) .NET Core
17 230 (21.66%) Finance
18 221 (20.81%) Scrum
19 219 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC
20 206 (19.40%) Git (software)
21 195 (18.36%) Visual Studio
22 182 (17.14%) Microservices
23 177 (16.67%) DevOps
24 176 (16.57%) jQuery
25 170 (16.01%) Web Services
26 146 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
27 134 (12.62%) Unit Testing
28 129 (12.15%) Windows
28 129 (12.15%) REST

.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 58 (5.46%) SharePoint
2 47 (4.43%) IIS
3 22 (2.07%) Confluence
4 20 (1.88%) CMS
5 17 (1.60%) Umbraco
6 15 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
7 14 (1.32%) BizTalk Server
8 13 (1.22%) NServiceBus
9 10 (0.94%) MS Exchange
9 10 (0.94%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 8 (0.75%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (0.75%) SugarCRM
11 7 (0.66%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.47%) Cloud Foundry
12 5 (0.47%) Documentum
12 5 (0.47%) Elasticsearch
13 4 (0.38%) EPiServer
13 4 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
14 3 (0.28%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.28%) JBoss
Applications
1 18 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (0.75%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (0.75%) MS Visio
3 6 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (0.28%) InfoPath
5 2 (0.19%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.094%) Chatbot
Business Applications
1 24 (2.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.56%) SDL Web 8
3 2 (0.19%) Primavera
3 2 (0.19%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.094%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.094%) Revive Adserver
4 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 471 (44.35%) Azure
2 89 (8.38%) AWS
3 56 (5.27%) Serverless
4 46 (4.33%) Azure Functions
5 41 (3.86%) PaaS
6 38 (3.58%) SaaS
7 33 (3.11%) Azure Active Directory
8 25 (2.35%) OpenShift
9 24 (2.26%) npm
10 23 (2.17%) Power Platform
11 22 (2.07%) Office 365
12 19 (1.79%) IaaS
13 18 (1.69%) GitHub
14 17 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
15 15 (1.41%) Dynamics 365
16 14 (1.32%) GCP
17 11 (1.04%) NuGet
18 10 (0.94%) Azure Data Factory
19 7 (0.66%) AWS Lambda
19 7 (0.66%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (1.41%) Intranet
2 12 (1.13%) DNS
2 12 (1.13%) Internet
3 8 (0.75%) Network Security
3 8 (0.75%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.56%) HTTP
4 6 (0.56%) Modbus
5 4 (0.38%) Firewall
5 4 (0.38%) SSL
5 4 (0.38%) VPN
6 1 (0.094%) Extranet
6 1 (0.094%) FTP
6 1 (0.094%) SMTP
6 1 (0.094%) SSH
6 1 (0.094%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 598 (56.31%) SQL Server
2 77 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 64 (6.03%) Relational Database
4 62 (5.84%) NoSQL
5 54 (5.08%) Azure SQL Database
6 53 (4.99%) SQL Server 2008
7 48 (4.52%) Cosmos DB
8 39 (3.67%) SQL Server 2016
8 39 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 36 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
10 27 (2.54%) MySQL
11 23 (2.17%) Redis
12 18 (1.69%) Power BI
12 18 (1.69%) SQL Server 2014
13 16 (1.51%) Data Warehouse
14 14 (1.32%) MongoDB
14 14 (1.32%) Oracle Database
15 10 (0.94%) Data Lake
15 10 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
16 8 (0.75%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 206 (19.40%) Git (software)
2 195 (18.36%) Visual Studio
3 96 (9.04%) TeamCity
4 80 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 70 (6.59%) JIRA
6 68 (6.40%) Jenkins
7 60 (5.65%) NUnit
8 59 (5.56%) Selenium
9 55 (5.18%) Visual Studio Team System
10 42 (3.95%) Octopus Deploy
11 41 (3.86%) Moq
12 35 (3.30%) Bitbucket
13 26 (2.45%) SpecFlow
13 26 (2.45%) Subversion
14 24 (2.26%) MSTest
15 21 (1.98%) Karma Test Runner
15 21 (1.98%) MSBuild
16 20 (1.88%) ReSharper
17 18 (1.69%) Grunt
18 17 (1.60%) Jasmine
General
1 230 (21.66%) Finance
2 48 (4.52%) Banking
3 45 (4.24%) Retail
4 29 (2.73%) Public Sector
5 27 (2.54%) Law
6 25 (2.35%) Front Office
7 19 (1.79%) Back Office
8 11 (1.04%) Investment Banking
9 9 (0.85%) Marketing
10 6 (0.56%) Games
11 5 (0.47%) Advertising
11 5 (0.47%) Legal
11 5 (0.47%) Manufacturing
11 5 (0.47%) Telecoms
12 4 (0.38%) Automotive
12 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.38%) German Language
12 4 (0.38%) Pharmaceutical
13 3 (0.28%) French Language
13 3 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 874 (82.30%) Developer
2 506 (47.65%) .NET Developer
3 287 (27.02%) C# Developer
4 179 (16.85%) C# .NET Developer
5 114 (10.73%) Full Stack Developer
6 93 (8.76%) Senior Developer
7 70 (6.59%) Angular Developer
7 70 (6.59%) SQL Developer
8 64 (6.03%) Software Developer
9 63 (5.93%) Azure Developer
10 60 (5.65%) Senior .NET Developer
11 41 (3.86%) React Developer
12 40 (3.77%) ASP.NET Developer
13 38 (3.58%) Lead Developer
14 36 (3.39%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
15 35 (3.30%) Architect
16 33 (3.11%) C# ASP.NET Developer
17 32 (3.01%) Web Developer
18 31 (2.92%) .NET Software Developer
19 29 (2.73%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1,062 (100.00%) .NET
2 455 (42.84%) Entity Framework
3 451 (42.47%) ASP.NET
4 362 (34.09%) ASP.NET Web API
5 359 (33.80%) AngularJS
6 336 (31.64%) HTML
7 303 (28.53%) CSS
8 302 (28.44%) .NET Core
9 219 (20.62%) ASP.NET MVC
10 176 (16.57%) jQuery
11 170 (16.01%) Web Services
12 129 (12.15%) REST
13 127 (11.96%) HTML5
14 126 (11.86%) WCF
15 118 (11.11%) React
16 116 (10.92%) RESTful
17 108 (10.17%) JSON
18 99 (9.32%) XML
19 92 (8.66%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 89 (8.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (8.19%) Enterprise Software
2 58 (5.46%) Analytical Skills
3 53 (4.99%) Greenfield Project
4 26 (2.45%) Management Information System
5 23 (2.17%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (2.07%) Mobile App
7 13 (1.22%) User Experience
8 11 (1.04%) EPoS
8 11 (1.04%) N-Tier
9 9 (0.85%) Driving Licence
9 9 (0.85%) Embedded Systems
9 9 (0.85%) Hedge funds
10 7 (0.66%) Algorithms
10 7 (0.66%) Smartphone
11 6 (0.56%) Clustering
12 5 (0.47%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.47%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.38%) NHS
14 3 (0.28%) Fixed Income
14 3 (0.28%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 129 (12.15%) Windows
2 41 (3.86%) Linux
3 24 (2.26%) Windows Server
4 22 (2.07%) Android
5 21 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 8 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 7 (0.66%) Windows 8
8 3 (0.28%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.28%) VMS
8 3 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
9 2 (0.19%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.094%) Amazon Linux
10 1 (0.094%) CentOS
10 1 (0.094%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 527 (49.62%) Agile Software Development
2 433 (40.77%) MVC
3 302 (28.44%) TDD
4 221 (20.81%) Scrum
5 182 (17.14%) Microservices
6 177 (16.67%) DevOps
7 146 (13.75%) Continuous Integration
8 134 (12.62%) Unit Testing
9 129 (12.15%) SOLID
10 126 (11.86%) BDD
11 123 (11.58%) Test Automation
12 115 (10.83%) Problem-Solving
13 107 (10.08%) Web Development
14 84 (7.91%) SDLC
15 76 (7.16%) SOA
16 74 (6.97%) OO
17 72 (6.78%) Kanban
18 68 (6.40%) Software Engineering
19 52 (4.90%) CRM
20 48 (4.52%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 947 (89.17%) C#
2 512 (48.21%) JavaScript
3 446 (42.00%) SQL
4 126 (11.86%) TypeScript
5 114 (10.73%) T-SQL
6 66 (6.21%) PowerShell
7 48 (4.52%) Java
8 40 (3.77%) VB.NET
9 30 (2.82%) Python
10 22 (2.07%) PL/SQL
11 20 (1.88%) PHP
12 19 (1.79%) C++
12 19 (1.79%) ES6
13 18 (1.69%) VB
14 16 (1.51%) VBA
15 11 (1.04%) C
16 6 (0.56%) F#
16 6 (0.56%) R
17 5 (0.47%) Ruby
17 5 (0.47%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (5.56%) Degree
2 57 (5.37%) Security Cleared
3 40 (3.77%) SC Cleared
4 28 (2.64%) Computer Science Degree
5 8 (0.75%) ISEB
5 8 (0.75%) ISTQB
6 6 (0.56%) HND
7 5 (0.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.28%) GPEN
8 3 (0.28%) GWAPT
8 3 (0.28%) GXPN
8 3 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.28%) OSCE
8 3 (0.28%) OSCP
8 3 (0.28%) PhD
8 3 (0.28%) SANS
9 2 (0.19%) BC Cleared
9 2 (0.19%) BPSS Clearance
9 2 (0.19%) CTC Cleared
10 1 (0.094%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (4.14%) QA
2 13 (1.22%) MiFID
3 3 (0.28%) SLA
4 2 (0.19%) IFRS
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
4 2 (0.19%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.094%) HL7
5 1 (0.094%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.094%) PMO
5 1 (0.094%) PSD2
5 1 (0.094%) WCAG
System Software
1 95 (8.95%) Docker
2 42 (3.95%) Active Directory
3 18 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
4 7 (0.66%) LXC
5 2 (0.19%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 60 (5.65%) Kubernetes
2 24 (2.26%) MIIS
3 13 (1.22%) Ansible
3 13 (1.22%) Single Sign-On
4 5 (0.47%) HP ALM
4 5 (0.47%) Microsoft Clustering
4 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
5 3 (0.28%) Puppet
5 3 (0.28%) Terraform
6 2 (0.19%) Docker Swarm
6 2 (0.19%) SCCM
7 1 (0.094%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.094%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (0.094%) Salt
Vendors
1 335 (31.54%) Microsoft
2 120 (11.30%) Oracle
3 38 (3.58%) Xamarin
4 17 (1.60%) Sitecore
5 12 (1.13%) Google
6 11 (1.04%) DevExpress
7 8 (0.75%) Databricks
8 7 (0.66%) Atlassian
8 7 (0.66%) Splunk
9 6 (0.56%) Siemens
9 6 (0.56%) Telerik
10 5 (0.47%) HP
10 5 (0.47%) SAP
11 4 (0.38%) Blue Prism
11 4 (0.38%) MuleSoft
11 4 (0.38%) Nintex
12 3 (0.28%) Adobe
12 3 (0.28%) Cypress Semiconductor
12 3 (0.28%) Mercator
12 3 (0.28%) Salesforce.com