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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 6 18
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +12
Contract jobs citing .NET 33 46 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 7.53% 12.50% 8.21%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.02% 34.33% 24.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 15 20
Average daily rate
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£325 £475 £334
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.57% +42.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £281 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £515 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +92.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
.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
157 134 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 35.84% 36.41% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 49 70
Average daily rate £390 £363 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.58% +20.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 28
Average hourly rate - £39.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 23 September 2014.

.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 23 September 2014, 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 74 (83.15%) C#
2 53 (59.55%) SQL Server
3 42 (47.19%) ASP.NET
4 35 (39.33%) SQL
4 35 (39.33%) MVC
5 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
6 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
7 26 (29.21%) HTML
8 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET MVC
9 22 (24.72%) CSS
10 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
11 19 (21.35%) jQuery
11 19 (21.35%) Visual Studio
11 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
12 15 (16.85%) JIRA
12 15 (16.85%) Scrum
13 14 (15.73%) TDD
13 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 14 (15.73%) WCF
14 13 (14.61%) Java
15 12 (13.48%) Windows
15 12 (13.48%) NUnit
16 11 (12.36%) Web Services
16 11 (12.36%) Degree
17 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
17 10 (11.24%) MSBuild
17 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
18 9 (10.11%) Big Data
18 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
18 9 (10.11%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 8 (8.99%) IIS
1 8 (8.99%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (4.49%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.25%) Node.js
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.12%) Content Management Server
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (6.74%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.37%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (7.87%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (3.37%) CloudFront
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (3.37%) Amazon S3
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.12%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (59.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 9 (10.11%) Big Data
4 5 (5.62%) MySQL
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (3.37%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (2.25%) SSDT
7 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (1.12%) RavenDB
8 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 19 (21.35%) Visual Studio
2 15 (16.85%) JIRA
3 12 (13.48%) NUnit
4 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (11.24%) MSBuild
5 6 (6.74%) Subversion
6 5 (5.62%) CruiseControl
6 5 (5.62%) Eclipse
6 5 (5.62%) Selenium
7 3 (3.37%) FitNesse
7 3 (3.37%) MSTest
7 3 (3.37%) Cucumber
7 3 (3.37%) WiX
7 3 (3.37%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.25%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.25%) JUnit
8 2 (2.25%) Jasmine
8 2 (2.25%) NuGet
8 2 (2.25%) Gradle
8 2 (2.25%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (8.99%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.74%) Banking
3 1 (1.12%) Law
3 1 (1.12%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 70 (78.65%) Developer
2 33 (37.08%) .NET Developer
3 21 (23.60%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.98%) C# .NET Developer
5 12 (13.48%) ASP.NET Developer
6 11 (12.36%) Software Developer
6 11 (12.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 7 (7.87%) Microsoft Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Python Developer
8 6 (6.74%) Python/Django Developer
9 5 (5.62%) Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Tester
10 4 (4.49%) Solutions Architect
10 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.49%) Software Engineer
10 4 (4.49%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (4.49%) CRM Developer
11 3 (3.37%) Automation Tester
11 3 (3.37%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (47.19%) ASP.NET
2 26 (29.21%) HTML
3 23 (25.84%) ASP.NET MVC
4 22 (24.72%) CSS
5 20 (22.47%) .NET Framework
6 19 (21.35%) jQuery
7 14 (15.73%) WCF
8 11 (12.36%) Web Services
9 10 (11.24%) AngularJS
10 9 (10.11%) XML
11 7 (7.87%) ADO.NET
12 6 (6.74%) D3.js
12 6 (6.74%) SVG
12 6 (6.74%) LINQ
12 6 (6.74%) Django
12 6 (6.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 6 (6.74%) CSS3
13 5 (5.62%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 5 (5.62%) REST
14 4 (4.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.74%) Visualisation
2 6 (6.74%) Kindle
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
3 3 (3.37%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.25%) GIS
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.12%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.12%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.12%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 12 (13.48%) Windows
2 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (5.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.12%) Android
4 1 (1.12%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (39.33%) MVC
2 28 (31.46%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.85%) Scrum
4 14 (15.73%) TDD
5 9 (10.11%) OOP
5 9 (10.11%) OO
6 7 (7.87%) Automated Testing
7 6 (6.74%) Migration
8 5 (5.62%) Software Engineering
9 4 (4.49%) Enterprise Architecture
9 4 (4.49%) CRM
9 4 (4.49%) E-Commerce
9 4 (4.49%) Kanban
10 3 (3.37%) BDD
10 3 (3.37%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (3.37%) ERP
10 3 (3.37%) Extreme Programming
10 3 (3.37%) Test-First Development
10 3 (3.37%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.37%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 74 (83.15%) C#
2 35 (39.33%) SQL
3 19 (21.35%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.61%) Java
5 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
6 8 (8.99%) Python
7 7 (7.87%) C++
8 5 (5.62%) T-SQL
8 5 (5.62%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.37%) XAML
9 3 (3.37%) Ruby
10 2 (2.25%) PHP
10 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (12.36%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) ISO 9001
2 2 (2.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) SAP ITS
Vendors
1 31 (34.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
2 6 (6.74%) Splunk
3 4 (4.49%) webMethods
4 2 (2.25%) Red Gate
5 1 (1.12%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.12%) Talend
5 1 (1.12%) SAP
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) BEA
5 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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