The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills 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 Framework over the 3 months to 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 47 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 15 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.14% 3.05% -
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.73% 7.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 11 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £51.63 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+37.68% -6.25%
.NET Framework
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 192 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.43% 39.02% 33.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 134 50
Average daily rate £364 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £47.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.13 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+11.78% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 9 (81.82%) WCF
2 9 (81.82%) WPF
3 8 (72.73%) C#
4 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET
4 7 (63.64%) Time Management
4 7 (63.64%) Scrum
4 7 (63.64%) Banking
4 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) WF
5 6 (54.55%) LINQ
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
5 6 (54.55%) XML
5 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (45.45%) Windows
6 5 (45.45%) SQL
6 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
6 5 (45.45%) Finance
6 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
7 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
7 4 (36.36%) MSMQ
7 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
7 4 (36.36%) UML
8 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
8 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing .NET Framework also 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 that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) GSM
1 1 (9.09%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Git (software)
1 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) ANTLR
3 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 1 (9.09%) NUnit
General
1 7 (63.64%) Banking
2 5 (45.45%) Telecoms
2 5 (45.45%) Finance
3 1 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Senior Developer
2 3 (27.27%) .NET Developer
3 2 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Architect
4 1 (9.09%) C# Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (9.09%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (81.82%) WCF
2 9 (81.82%) WPF
3 7 (63.64%) ADO.NET
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) WF
4 6 (54.55%) LINQ
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) MSMQ
6 2 (18.18%) SOAP
6 2 (18.18%) Web Services
6 2 (18.18%) jQuery
6 2 (18.18%) LINQ to SQL
6 2 (18.18%) REST
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Razor View Engine
7 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
7 1 (9.09%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Mobile Banking
2 1 (9.09%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (45.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) MVC
2 7 (63.64%) Scrum
2 7 (63.64%) Technical Architecture
2 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 7 (63.64%) Time Management
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (36.36%) Multithreading
4 4 (36.36%) UML
5 2 (18.18%) Workflow
5 2 (18.18%) MVVM
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) SOA
6 1 (9.09%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Pascal
4 1 (9.09%) Delphi
4 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) ISO 8583
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 1 (9.09%) Sitecore