The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 33 41 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 10 4 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 2.74% 1.04% 2.93%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.19% 3.85% 8.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 2
Average daily rate £275 - £280
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 - £256
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 - £304
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
139 104 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.08% 26.94% 36.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 55 96
Average daily rate £300 £300 £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 7 16
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
Cambridgeshire

.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 18 April 2014, 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 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) C#
3 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
4 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 6 (46.15%) MVC
5 6 (46.15%) CSS
5 6 (46.15%) HTML
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
6 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
6 5 (38.46%) jQuery
6 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 4 (30.77%) CSS3
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 2
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
7 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) TDD
8 3 (23.08%) Retail
8 3 (23.08%) RAD
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
9 2 (15.38%) HTML5
9 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
9 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 2 (15.38%) HTML5 Canvas
9 2 (15.38%) JavaScript

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (61.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (53.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 2 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (23.08%) Retail
2 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (69.23%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) .NET Developer
3 4 (30.77%) Technical Architect
3 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Senior Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) CSS
3 6 (46.15%) HTML
4 5 (38.46%) jQuery
4 5 (38.46%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) CSS3
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC 2
5 4 (30.77%) Razor View Engine
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 2 (15.38%) HTML5 Canvas
6 2 (15.38%) SOAP
6 2 (15.38%) Web Services
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) WCF
6 2 (15.38%) WPF
6 2 (15.38%) LINQ
7 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (46.15%) MVC
2 3 (23.08%) TDD
2 3 (23.08%) RAD
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (15.38%) TOGAF
3 2 (15.38%) Migration
4 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) SOA
4 1 (7.69%) Android Development
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Lisp
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft