The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 28 April 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
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 6 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 23 51 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.44% 14.37% 6.74%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.70% 35.42% 26.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £313 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% -21.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £293 £250 £244
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £415 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
106 144 94
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 29.69% 40.56% 25.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 91 45
Average daily rate £325 £300 £303
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -0.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 28 April 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing .NET 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.

1 40 (70.18%) C#
2 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
3 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
4 18 (31.58%) HTML
5 17 (29.82%) CSS
6 13 (22.81%) MVC
7 12 (21.05%) Java
7 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 12 (21.05%) Web Services
7 12 (21.05%) HTML5
7 12 (21.05%) CSS3
8 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
8 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
8 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
9 10 (17.54%) SpecFlow
9 10 (17.54%) BDD
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
10 9 (15.79%) Ruby
11 8 (14.04%) Scrum
11 8 (14.04%) QA
12 7 (12.28%) jQuery
12 7 (12.28%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (10.53%) ISO 9001
13 6 (10.53%) Kindle
13 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
13 6 (10.53%) RESTful
13 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
14 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
14 5 (8.77%) Selenium

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridge region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (12.28%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.02%) Documentum
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
4 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.75%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.75%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.75%) Node.js
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic Portal
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.75%) IIS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Tridion
1 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.51%) Internet
2 1 (1.75%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.26%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.75%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (17.54%) SpecFlow
2 5 (8.77%) WebDriver
2 5 (8.77%) Selenium
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
4 2 (3.51%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.75%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.75%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.75%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.75%) Moq
5 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (3.51%) Electronics
1 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
1 2 (3.51%) Finance
2 1 (1.75%) Law
2 1 (1.75%) Banking
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Developer
2 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 13 (22.81%) Architect
3 11 (19.30%) Test Analyst
3 11 (19.30%) C# Developer
4 10 (17.54%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (17.54%) .NET Developer
5 9 (15.79%) C# .NET Developer
6 6 (10.53%) Business Solution Architect
6 6 (10.53%) Business Architect
6 6 (10.53%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
8 4 (7.02%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (5.26%) UI Developer
9 3 (5.26%) Web Developer
9 3 (5.26%) UI Programmer
9 3 (5.26%) Agile Project Manager
10 2 (3.51%) BizTalk Architect
10 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (40.35%) ASP.NET
2 18 (31.58%) HTML
3 17 (29.82%) CSS
4 12 (21.05%) Web Services
4 12 (21.05%) HTML5
4 12 (21.05%) CSS3
5 11 (19.30%) .NET Framework
5 11 (19.30%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.28%) jQuery
7 6 (10.53%) RESTful
8 5 (8.77%) WCF
9 4 (7.02%) Middleware
9 4 (7.02%) J2EE
10 3 (5.26%) SOAP
10 3 (5.26%) XML
10 3 (5.26%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.26%) Kendo UI
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.26%) Entity Framework
11 2 (3.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.53%) Kindle
1 6 (10.53%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.26%) PMI
3 2 (3.51%) Open Source
3 2 (3.51%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.75%) N-Tier
4 1 (1.75%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.75%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.75%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.81%) MVC
3 11 (19.30%) E-Commerce
4 10 (17.54%) BDD
5 8 (14.04%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.77%) SOA
7 5 (8.77%) PRINCE2
8 4 (7.02%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (7.02%) TDD
8 4 (7.02%) TOGAF
8 4 (7.02%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.26%) Software Engineering
9 3 (5.26%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.26%) Project Management
9 3 (5.26%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.26%) ERP
10 2 (3.51%) OO
10 2 (3.51%) DSDM
10 2 (3.51%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (70.18%) C#
2 12 (21.05%) Java
2 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.79%) Ruby
4 5 (8.77%) Python
5 4 (7.02%) SQL
6 2 (3.51%) VB
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.75%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (7.02%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.04%) QA
2 6 (10.53%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 23 (40.35%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.77%) Oracle
3 4 (7.02%) SAP
4 2 (3.51%) Telerik
4 2 (3.51%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.75%) Talend
5 1 (1.75%) BEA
5 1 (1.75%) Lotus
5 1 (1.75%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.75%) webMethods
5 1 (1.75%) IBM
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