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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 30 33 29
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 3 13 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.03% 3.35% 3.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 3.61% 10.92% 8.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 1
Median daily rate £425 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.92% -3.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £338 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.22% -3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £38.50 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-24.67% -0.64%

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
83 119 118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.42% 30.67% 36.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 72 74
Median daily rate £375 £370 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +13.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £320 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £550 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Median hourly rate - £55.00 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.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
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 28 February 2017, 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 8 (100.00%) C#
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
4 3 (37.50%) MVVM
4 3 (37.50%) MVC
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Oracle
5 2 (25.00%) CSS
5 2 (25.00%) Windows
5 2 (25.00%) UML
5 2 (25.00%) PhD
5 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 2 (25.00%) XAML
5 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (25.00%) LINQ
5 2 (25.00%) jQuery
5 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (25.00%) AngularJS

.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 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 2 (25.00%) MySQL
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Cucumber
2 1 (12.50%) JBehave
2 1 (12.50%) Spock
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
2 4 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# Developer
3 3 (37.50%) C# WPF Developer
3 3 (37.50%) WPF Developer
4 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst
5 1 (12.50%) Analyst Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) C# Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) Programmer
5 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (12.50%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) WCF
3 4 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 4 (50.00%) Entity Framework
3 4 (50.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) jQuery
4 2 (25.00%) LINQ
4 2 (25.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
4 2 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (25.00%) WinForms
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) JPA
5 1 (12.50%) REST
5 1 (12.50%) RESTful
5 1 (12.50%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
1 3 (37.50%) MVVM
1 3 (37.50%) Scrum
2 2 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) UML
2 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (12.50%) Front End Development
3 1 (12.50%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Development
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) SOLID
3 1 (12.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (25.00%) XAML
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (12.50%) Siemens