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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 31 43 36
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -7
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 3.84% 0.27% 2.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.89% 0.91% 6.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 1 6
Median daily rate £325 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +18.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £325 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-1.17% +21.42%
.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
108 110 141
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 27.62% 29.81% 40.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 81 91
Median daily rate £375 £325 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £264 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £429
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £355 £338
% change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 10
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.50% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £37.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.71%

.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 6 May 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 6 May 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 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 21 (87.50%) C#
3 17 (70.83%) Visual Studio
3 17 (70.83%) WPF
4 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
5 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
6 12 (50.00%) Integration Testing
6 12 (50.00%) Change Control
7 11 (45.83%) WinForms
8 10 (41.67%) WCF
9 6 (25.00%) CMS
9 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (25.00%) Content Management
9 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
9 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
10 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
10 5 (20.83%) Degree
10 5 (20.83%) XAML
11 4 (16.67%) SCADA
11 4 (16.67%) System Testing
11 4 (16.67%) SQL
11 4 (16.67%) PhD
12 3 (12.50%) OO
12 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
12 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
12 3 (12.50%) MVC
12 3 (12.50%) Validation
12 3 (12.50%) Scrum
12 3 (12.50%) Silverlight
13 2 (8.33%) Resource Management

.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 6 (25.00%) CMS
2 2 (8.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (8.33%) SDL Web 8
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 3 (12.50%) Data Mining
3 2 (8.33%) MySQL
3 2 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 2 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (70.83%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
2 1 (4.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 2 (8.33%) Finance
1 2 (8.33%) Legal
1 2 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.17%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 14 (58.33%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 8 (33.33%) .NET Developer
4 7 (29.17%) WPF Developer
5 6 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (25.00%) C# Developer
6 5 (20.83%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (8.33%) C# WCF Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
7 2 (8.33%) Tridion Developer
7 2 (8.33%) WCF Developer
7 2 (8.33%) XAML Developer
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Development Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) .NET Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) C# Software Engineer
8 1 (4.17%) Development Team Leader
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Developer
8 1 (4.17%) SQL Server Developer
8 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (70.83%) WPF
3 11 (45.83%) WinForms
4 10 (41.67%) WCF
5 6 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 3 (12.50%) Silverlight
7 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
7 2 (8.33%) jQuery
8 1 (4.17%) Entity Framework
8 1 (4.17%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.17%) LINQ
8 1 (4.17%) MFC
8 1 (4.17%) REST
8 1 (4.17%) SOAP
8 1 (4.17%) STL
8 1 (4.17%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) SCADA
2 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (8.33%) User Experience
2 2 (8.33%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.17%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 13 (54.17%) Software Engineering
3 12 (50.00%) Change Control
3 12 (50.00%) Integration Testing
4 6 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (25.00%) Content Management
5 4 (16.67%) System Testing
6 3 (12.50%) MVC
6 3 (12.50%) OO
6 3 (12.50%) Scrum
6 3 (12.50%) Validation
7 2 (8.33%) Analytics
7 2 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (8.33%) Change Management
7 2 (8.33%) E-Commerce
7 2 (8.33%) ERP
7 2 (8.33%) ETL
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
7 2 (8.33%) OOD
7 2 (8.33%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 21 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (20.83%) XAML
3 4 (16.67%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (8.33%) X++
5 1 (4.17%) C++
5 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.17%) VC++
Qualifications
1 5 (20.83%) Degree
2 4 (16.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 6 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (8.33%) JD Edwards
2 2 (8.33%) Oracle