The first table below looks at the demand for the .NET Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Cambridge region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
.NET Developer
Rank 26 34 23
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -11
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 19 9 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 5.28% 2.42% 6.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.65% 2.77% 7.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 3 19
Average daily rate £275 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £303 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £403 £404
UK excluding London average daily rate £313 £315 £300
% change year-on-year
-0.79% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
336 325 428
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 93.33% 87.37% 93.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 139 220
Average daily rate £338 £350 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £228 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £415 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 57 53
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -4.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.00 £55.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
.NET Developer
Cambridgeshire

.NET Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer in the job title across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

.NET Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

.NET Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Developer across the Cambridge region.

.NET Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

.NET Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Developer across the Cambridge region.

.NET Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

.NET Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title.

1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 18 (85.71%) MVC
2 18 (85.71%) C#
3 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
4 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
5 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (52.38%) HTML
6 11 (52.38%) CSS
7 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) jQuery
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (38.10%) TDD
9 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
10 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
10 6 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
10 6 (28.57%) CSS3
11 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 5 (23.81%) Scrum
12 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
12 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
12 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 2
13 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (14.29%) WCF
13 3 (14.29%) WPF
13 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
14 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js

.NET Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region that cited .NET Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with .NET Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (42.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (38.10%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Visual Studio
1 3 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (4.76%) WiX
2 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 16 (76.19%) ASP.NET
3 14 (66.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 11 (52.38%) HTML
4 11 (52.38%) CSS
5 8 (38.10%) jQuery
6 7 (33.33%) .NET Framework
7 6 (28.57%) CSS3
7 6 (28.57%) Razor View Engine
8 5 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC 4
8 5 (23.81%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (19.05%) ASP.NET MVC 2
10 3 (14.29%) WCF
10 3 (14.29%) WPF
10 3 (14.29%) KnockoutJS
11 2 (9.52%) AngularJS
11 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
11 2 (9.52%) LINQ
11 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 2 (9.52%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
1 1 (4.76%) RIA
1 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) MVC
2 8 (38.10%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
6 1 (4.76%) Mobile Application Development
6 1 (4.76%) Migration
6 1 (4.76%) Pair Programming
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 18 (85.71%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
2 4 (19.05%) T-SQL
3 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
3 1 (4.76%) XAML
3 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft