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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 29 51 33
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -18
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 16 11 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 4.47% 2.20% 4.11%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 11.51% 6.32% 10.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 15
Median daily rate £325 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £340 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £370 £414
UK excluding London median daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.50 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-14.11% +13.33%
.NET Framework
Cambridgeshire

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
139 174 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.83% 34.80% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 130 127
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £9.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+347.36% -78.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 24 (80.00%) C#
3 18 (60.00%) Visual Studio
4 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
5 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
5 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (43.33%) Unit Testing
7 12 (40.00%) WPF
8 11 (36.67%) SQL
9 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
10 8 (26.67%) Scrum
10 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (23.33%) Degree
11 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
11 7 (23.33%) Change Control
11 7 (23.33%) Windows
12 6 (20.00%) SOA
12 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
12 6 (20.00%) Oracle
12 6 (20.00%) WinForms
12 6 (20.00%) MVC
12 6 (20.00%) API Design
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
12 6 (20.00%) RESTful
12 6 (20.00%) WCF
12 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 5 (16.67%) XAML

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (16.67%) CMS
2 3 (10.00%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (10.00%) IIS
2 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (13.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (6.67%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (16.67%) Data Mining
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database
4 4 (13.33%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (6.67%) MySQL
5 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
5 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) MSTest
2 1 (3.33%) Subversion
2 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (6.67%) Finance
1 2 (6.67%) Legal
1 2 (6.67%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (76.67%) Developer
2 16 (53.33%) .NET Developer
3 8 (26.67%) SQL Developer
4 7 (23.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 7 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 7 (23.33%) WPF Developer
5 5 (16.67%) C# WPF Developer
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Leader
7 3 (10.00%) Technical Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Agile .NET Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Agile Developer
8 2 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Digital Delivery Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 2 (6.67%) SQL Server Developer
8 2 (6.67%) Tridion Developer
8 2 (6.67%) WCF Developer
8 2 (6.67%) XAML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (100.00%) .NET
2 15 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 12 (40.00%) WPF
4 6 (20.00%) RESTful
4 6 (20.00%) WCF
4 6 (20.00%) WinForms
5 4 (13.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (10.00%) CSS
6 3 (10.00%) HTML
6 3 (10.00%) REST
6 3 (10.00%) Silverlight
6 3 (10.00%) SOAP
7 1 (3.33%) AngularJS
7 1 (3.33%) Entity Framework
7 1 (3.33%) Hibernate
7 1 (3.33%) LINQ
7 1 (3.33%) MFC
7 1 (3.33%) STL
7 1 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.67%) User Experience
2 2 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 7 (23.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (43.33%) Unit Testing
3 8 (26.67%) Scrum
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (23.33%) Change Control
4 7 (23.33%) Integration Testing
5 6 (20.00%) API Design
5 6 (20.00%) MVC
5 6 (20.00%) SOA
6 5 (16.67%) Content Management
7 4 (13.33%) System Testing
8 3 (10.00%) E-Commerce
8 3 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 3 (10.00%) OO
8 3 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (10.00%) Validation
9 2 (6.67%) ERP
9 2 (6.67%) ETL
9 2 (6.67%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) SQL
3 10 (33.33%) T-SQL
4 6 (20.00%) PL/SQL
5 5 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) XAML
6 2 (6.67%) X++
7 1 (3.33%) C
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) VB
7 1 (3.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) Degree
2 4 (13.33%) PhD
Vendors
1 14 (46.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Oracle
3 3 (10.00%) Sitecore
4 2 (6.67%) JD Edwards