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 2 June 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
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 9 19
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Contract jobs citing .NET 26 47 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 6.62% 12.70% 6.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 23.42% 30.32% 28.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 41 13
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
.NET
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
111 155 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 28.24% 41.89% 23.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 106 41
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.80 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.00% -

.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 2 June 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 2 June 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 (67.80%) C#
2 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
4 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
5 15 (25.42%) HTML
5 15 (25.42%) Java
5 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
6 14 (23.73%) CSS
7 13 (22.03%) MVC
8 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
9 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
9 10 (16.95%) HTML5
9 10 (16.95%) BDD
10 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
10 9 (15.25%) CSS3
10 9 (15.25%) SpecFlow
10 9 (15.25%) SDLC
10 9 (15.25%) Ruby
10 9 (15.25%) Selenium
10 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.56%) Web Services
11 8 (13.56%) XML
11 8 (13.56%) QA
11 8 (13.56%) Sitecore
12 7 (11.86%) CMS
12 7 (11.86%) Oracle
13 6 (10.17%) SAP
13 6 (10.17%) Python
13 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
13 6 (10.17%) SOA

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 (11.86%) CMS
2 6 (10.17%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (8.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (6.78%) Documentum
5 3 (5.08%) SharePoint
6 2 (3.39%) IIS
7 1 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.69%) Node.js
7 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.69%) Umbraco
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (1.69%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.69%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.69%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.39%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (3.39%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (15.25%) SpecFlow
1 9 (15.25%) Selenium
2 6 (10.17%) WebDriver
3 3 (5.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.69%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.69%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.69%) LoadRunner
General
1 2 (3.39%) Finance
1 2 (3.39%) Electronics
1 2 (3.39%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.69%) Marketing
2 1 (1.69%) Law
2 1 (1.69%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (47.46%) Developer
2 13 (22.03%) .NET Developer
3 11 (18.64%) Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) Architect
4 10 (16.95%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (15.25%) Test Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) C# Developer
7 6 (10.17%) C# .NET Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Sitecore Developer
8 5 (8.47%) Project Manager
9 4 (6.78%) Software Developer
9 4 (6.78%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 3 (5.08%) Business Solution Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Agile Project Manager
10 3 (5.08%) UI Developer
10 3 (5.08%) UI Programmer
10 3 (5.08%) Business Architect
10 3 (5.08%) Web Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.39%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (38.98%) ASP.NET
2 15 (25.42%) HTML
3 14 (23.73%) CSS
4 10 (16.95%) .NET Framework
4 10 (16.95%) HTML5
5 9 (15.25%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (15.25%) CSS3
6 8 (13.56%) Web Services
6 8 (13.56%) XML
7 6 (10.17%) jQuery
7 6 (10.17%) RESTful
8 5 (8.47%) SOAP
9 4 (6.78%) J2EE
9 4 (6.78%) Middleware
9 4 (6.78%) Kendo UI
10 3 (5.08%) AngularJS
10 3 (5.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 3 (5.08%) WCF
10 3 (5.08%) WPF
10 3 (5.08%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
1 3 (5.08%) Kindle
1 3 (5.08%) PMI
2 2 (3.39%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.69%) User Experience
3 1 (1.69%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.69%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.69%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.69%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (47.46%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (22.03%) MVC
3 11 (18.64%) E-Commerce
4 10 (16.95%) BDD
5 9 (15.25%) SDLC
6 6 (10.17%) SOA
6 6 (10.17%) Scrum
6 6 (10.17%) Waterfall
7 5 (8.47%) TOGAF
7 5 (8.47%) Software Engineering
7 5 (8.47%) PRINCE2
8 4 (6.78%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (6.78%) Business Transformation
9 3 (5.08%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Regression Testing
9 3 (5.08%) Content Management
9 3 (5.08%) TDD
9 3 (5.08%) Project Management
9 3 (5.08%) ERP
10 2 (3.39%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 40 (67.80%) C#
2 15 (25.42%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) JavaScript
3 9 (15.25%) Ruby
4 6 (10.17%) Python
5 5 (8.47%) SQL
6 1 (1.69%) PowerShell
6 1 (1.69%) T-SQL
6 1 (1.69%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (6.78%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.56%) QA
2 3 (5.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.39%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft
2 8 (13.56%) Sitecore
3 7 (11.86%) Oracle
4 6 (10.17%) SAP
5 2 (3.39%) Telerik
5 2 (3.39%) Google
6 1 (1.69%) Talend
6 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.69%) webMethods
6 1 (1.69%) BEA
6 1 (1.69%) Apple
6 1 (1.69%) IBM
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