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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 22 7
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 14 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.28% 5.30% 14.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.73% 17.28% 38.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 50
Average daily rate
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£425 £500 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £575 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
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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
119 81 150
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.07% 30.68% 37.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 44 95
Average daily rate £381 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.92% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 13 9
Average hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 30 January 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 30 January 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 (74.07%) C#
2 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
4 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
5 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce
6 14 (25.93%) HTML
6 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
7 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
8 12 (22.22%) Web Services
9 11 (20.37%) CSS
10 10 (18.52%) SQL
10 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
11 9 (16.67%) BDD
11 9 (16.67%) Java
11 9 (16.67%) Ruby
12 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
12 8 (14.81%) QA
12 8 (14.81%) jQuery
13 7 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
13 7 (12.96%) Degree
14 6 (11.11%) MVC
14 6 (11.11%) Scrum
14 6 (11.11%) ISO 9001
14 6 (11.11%) Oracle
14 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
14 6 (11.11%) Kindle
14 6 (11.11%) HTML5
14 6 (11.11%) CSS3
14 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
15 5 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (12.96%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (7.41%) WebSphere
3 3 (5.56%) WebLogic
3 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.70%) WebLogic Portal
4 2 (3.70%) Documentum
5 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (1.85%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Office
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) Internet
2 1 (1.85%) DHCP
2 1 (1.85%) RIP
2 1 (1.85%) VPN
2 1 (1.85%) DNS
2 1 (1.85%) Intranet
2 1 (1.85%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database
2 3 (5.56%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.85%) MySQL
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) SpecFlow
2 6 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (9.26%) WebDriver
3 5 (9.26%) Selenium
4 3 (5.56%) Talend Open Studio
5 2 (3.70%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.85%) Moq
6 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.56%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 1 (1.85%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (1.85%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Developer
2 14 (25.93%) Architect
3 13 (24.07%) Analyst
3 13 (24.07%) .NET Developer
4 11 (20.37%) Solutions Architect
5 9 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (16.67%) Test Analyst
5 9 (16.67%) C# Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Business Architect
6 6 (11.11%) Business Solution Architect
7 5 (9.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.56%) Project Manager
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Architect
9 2 (3.70%) Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Support
9 2 (3.70%) Administrator
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Support Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) Technical Analyst
9 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (31.48%) ASP.NET
2 14 (25.93%) HTML
3 13 (24.07%) .NET Framework
4 12 (22.22%) Web Services
5 11 (20.37%) CSS
6 8 (14.81%) jQuery
7 6 (11.11%) HTML5
7 6 (11.11%) CSS3
8 5 (9.26%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (9.26%) J2EE
8 5 (9.26%) Middleware
9 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 3 (5.56%) SAP PI
9 3 (5.56%) WCF
9 3 (5.56%) WPF
10 2 (3.70%) LAMP
10 2 (3.70%) WinForms
10 2 (3.70%) Ajax
10 2 (3.70%) SOAP
10 2 (3.70%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.11%) Kindle
1 6 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 3 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.70%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) Open Source
3 2 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.85%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.85%) PMI
4 1 (1.85%) PKI
4 1 (1.85%) Replication
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Windows
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (1.85%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (1.85%) Linux
2 1 (1.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (59.26%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.78%) E-Commerce
3 9 (16.67%) BDD
4 6 (11.11%) MVC
4 6 (11.11%) Scrum
5 5 (9.26%) Software Engineering
6 4 (7.41%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (7.41%) TOGAF
6 4 (7.41%) OO
6 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
6 4 (7.41%) Business Transformation
7 3 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.56%) DSDM
7 3 (5.56%) EAI
7 3 (5.56%) SOA
7 3 (5.56%) PRINCE2
7 3 (5.56%) Project Management
7 3 (5.56%) TDD
7 3 (5.56%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 40 (74.07%) C#
2 10 (18.52%) SQL
3 9 (16.67%) Java
3 9 (16.67%) Ruby
4 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
5 4 (7.41%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.41%) Python
6 2 (3.70%) VB
6 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.70%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.85%) Groovy
7 1 (1.85%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 1 (1.85%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.81%) QA
2 6 (11.11%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.70%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.85%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (1.85%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (1.85%) SCCM
1 1 (1.85%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.85%) Nagios
Vendors
1 29 (53.70%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.11%) Oracle
3 4 (7.41%) webMethods
3 4 (7.41%) SAP
4 3 (5.56%) Talend
4 3 (5.56%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.56%) IBM
4 3 (5.56%) BEA
5 1 (1.85%) Clearswift
5 1 (1.85%) McAfee
5 1 (1.85%) HP
5 1 (1.85%) Citrix
5 1 (1.85%) Lotus
5 1 (1.85%) CheckPoint
5 1 (1.85%) VMware
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