The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 24 4
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -20
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 44 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.86% 9.48% 13.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.13% 26.99% 34.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 33 49
Median daily rate £359 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.31% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £513 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +25.00%
.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
129 163 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 36.34% 35.13% 39.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 131 114
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -11.39%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 29 June 2016.

.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 29 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 71 (87.65%) C#
2 43 (53.09%) ASP.NET
3 35 (43.21%) .NET Framework
4 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
5 30 (37.04%) SQL
6 28 (34.57%) SQL Server
6 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
7 26 (32.10%) Visual Studio
7 26 (32.10%) WPF
8 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
9 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
10 20 (24.69%) MVC
10 20 (24.69%) Unit Testing
11 18 (22.22%) jQuery
12 17 (20.99%) HTML
13 16 (19.75%) CSS
14 15 (18.52%) WCF
15 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
15 13 (16.05%) Windows
15 13 (16.05%) T-SQL
15 13 (16.05%) Scrum
16 12 (14.81%) Degree
17 11 (13.58%) SOA
18 10 (12.35%) LINQ
18 10 (12.35%) Integration Testing
18 10 (12.35%) Change Control
19 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
19 9 (11.11%) OO
19 9 (11.11%) WinForms
19 9 (11.11%) CMS

.NET
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 9 (11.11%) CMS
2 6 (7.41%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.17%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 4 (4.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.47%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.23%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.23%) Drupal
6 1 (1.23%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.23%) Smallworld
6 1 (1.23%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.23%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (9.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.70%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (34.57%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (6.17%) Data Mining
5 5 (6.17%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.94%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.70%) MySQL
7 3 (3.70%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.23%) GIS
8 1 (1.23%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.23%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.23%) QlikView
8 1 (1.23%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 26 (32.10%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Subversion
3 4 (4.94%) Git (software)
3 4 (4.94%) TeamCity
4 3 (3.70%) NUnit
5 2 (2.47%) MSTest
5 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (2.47%) Selenium
6 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.23%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.23%) JMeter
6 1 (1.23%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 9 (11.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Advertising
2 2 (2.47%) Legal
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.23%) Electronics
3 1 (1.23%) Retail
3 1 (1.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 51 (62.96%) Developer
2 32 (39.51%) .NET Developer
3 19 (23.46%) C# Developer
4 16 (19.75%) Software Engineer
5 13 (16.05%) C# .NET Developer
6 12 (14.81%) SQL Developer
7 10 (12.35%) WPF Developer
8 9 (11.11%) Senior Developer
9 8 (9.88%) C# WPF Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
10 6 (7.41%) Senior Software Engineer
10 6 (7.41%) Technical Leader
11 5 (6.17%) C# WCF Developer
11 5 (6.17%) WCF Developer
12 4 (4.94%) C# Software Engineer
12 4 (4.94%) Web Developer
13 3 (3.70%) ASP Developer
13 3 (3.70%) ASP.NET Developer
13 3 (3.70%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (53.09%) ASP.NET
2 35 (43.21%) .NET Framework
3 26 (32.10%) WPF
4 18 (22.22%) jQuery
5 17 (20.99%) HTML
6 16 (19.75%) CSS
7 15 (18.52%) WCF
8 13 (16.05%) ASP.NET MVC
9 10 (12.35%) LINQ
10 9 (11.11%) WinForms
11 8 (9.88%) XML
12 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 7 (8.64%) RESTful
13 6 (7.41%) REST
14 5 (6.17%) SOAP
14 5 (6.17%) Web Services
15 4 (4.94%) AngularJS
15 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET Web API
16 3 (3.70%) Ajax
16 3 (3.70%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) iPad
2 6 (7.41%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.47%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.47%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.47%) SCADA
3 2 (2.47%) User Experience
3 2 (2.47%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.23%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.23%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) Windows
2 2 (2.47%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (41.98%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
3 20 (24.69%) MVC
3 20 (24.69%) Unit Testing
4 13 (16.05%) Scrum
5 11 (13.58%) SOA
6 10 (12.35%) Change Control
6 10 (12.35%) Integration Testing
7 9 (11.11%) OO
8 8 (9.88%) Web Development
9 7 (8.64%) Content Management
10 6 (7.41%) API Design
10 6 (7.41%) TDD
11 5 (6.17%) Automated Testing
11 5 (6.17%) ERP
11 5 (6.17%) Project Management
11 5 (6.17%) System Testing
12 4 (4.94%) CAD
12 4 (4.94%) MVVM
12 4 (4.94%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (87.65%) C#
2 30 (37.04%) SQL
3 28 (34.57%) JavaScript
4 13 (16.05%) T-SQL
5 8 (9.88%) XAML
6 6 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 3 (3.70%) C++
8 2 (2.47%) C
8 2 (2.47%) Java
8 2 (2.47%) Python
8 2 (2.47%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.47%) X++
9 1 (1.23%) Delphi
9 1 (1.23%) Magik
9 1 (1.23%) PHP
9 1 (1.23%) Ruby
9 1 (1.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Degree
2 4 (4.94%) PhD
3 1 (1.23%) ISEB
3 1 (1.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 23 (28.40%) Microsoft
2 8 (9.88%) Oracle
3 5 (6.17%) JD Edwards
4 4 (4.94%) Sitecore
5 3 (3.70%) DevExpress
5 3 (3.70%) Facebook
5 3 (3.70%) Twitter
6 1 (1.23%) Citrix
6 1 (1.23%) VMware
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
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