The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Cambridge region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 9 15
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 64 38 45
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.85% 9.72% 9.62%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.56% 33.93% 26.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 17 26
Average daily rate
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£331 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.35% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £158
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.75
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.23%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
180 112 172
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.96% 28.64% 36.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 48 84
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 29
Average hourly rate £43.50 £35.50 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.53% -2.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £31.50 £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £41.30 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.81%
.NET
Cambridgeshire

.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 25 July 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 25 July 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 96 (83.48%) C#
2 65 (56.52%) SQL Server
3 61 (53.04%) ASP.NET
4 57 (49.57%) MVC
5 40 (34.78%) SQL
6 37 (32.17%) ASP.NET MVC
7 36 (31.30%) HTML
7 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
8 35 (30.43%) CSS
9 28 (24.35%) .NET Framework
10 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
11 24 (20.87%) Visual Studio
11 24 (20.87%) jQuery
12 23 (20.00%) TDD
13 21 (18.26%) WCF
14 17 (14.78%) JIRA
14 17 (14.78%) Scrum
15 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
16 15 (13.04%) Web Services
17 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (12.17%) Windows
17 14 (12.17%) NUnit
18 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 12 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
20 11 (9.57%) CSS3
20 11 (9.57%) AngularJS
20 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
20 11 (9.57%) OOP
20 11 (9.57%) OO
20 11 (9.57%) Java

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (6.96%) IIS
2 7 (6.09%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (2.61%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.74%) Node.js
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.87%) Content Management Server
7 1 (0.87%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (3.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.87%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (6.96%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.87%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.61%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.61%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.87%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.87%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (56.52%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 13 (11.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (8.70%) MySQL
4 10 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (7.83%) Big Data
6 3 (2.61%) Amazon RDS
7 2 (1.74%) SSDT
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.74%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.74%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.74%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Discoverer
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.87%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.87%) RavenDB
8 1 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 24 (20.87%) Visual Studio
2 17 (14.78%) JIRA
3 14 (12.17%) NUnit
4 12 (10.43%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (8.70%) MSBuild
6 7 (6.09%) Selenium
7 6 (5.22%) Subversion
8 5 (4.35%) CruiseControl
8 5 (4.35%) Eclipse
8 5 (4.35%) MSTest
9 4 (3.48%) JMeter
10 3 (2.61%) Cucumber
10 3 (2.61%) WiX
10 3 (2.61%) FitNesse
10 3 (2.61%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.74%) Octopus Deploy
11 2 (1.74%) Jasmine
11 2 (1.74%) NuGet
11 2 (1.74%) Gradle
11 2 (1.74%) Artifactory
General
1 6 (5.22%) Telecoms
1 6 (5.22%) Finance
1 6 (5.22%) Banking
2 4 (3.48%) Online Betting
2 4 (3.48%) Games
3 2 (1.74%) Advertising
4 1 (0.87%) Law
4 1 (0.87%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 94 (81.74%) Developer
2 46 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 27 (23.48%) C# Developer
4 21 (18.26%) ASP.NET Developer
4 21 (18.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (7.83%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Software Engineer
7 7 (6.09%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Senior Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (6.09%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Python/Django Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Python Developer
8 6 (5.22%) Tester
9 5 (4.35%) SharePoint Developer
9 5 (4.35%) CRM Developer
10 4 (3.48%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Front-End Developer
10 4 (3.48%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.04%) ASP.NET
2 37 (32.17%) ASP.NET MVC
3 36 (31.30%) HTML
4 35 (30.43%) CSS
5 28 (24.35%) .NET Framework
6 24 (20.87%) jQuery
7 21 (18.26%) WCF
8 15 (13.04%) Web Services
9 11 (9.57%) CSS3
9 11 (9.57%) AngularJS
9 11 (9.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 10 (8.70%) XML
11 9 (7.83%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (6.96%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (6.09%) ADO.NET
13 7 (6.09%) WPF
13 7 (6.09%) LINQ
14 6 (5.22%) Django
14 6 (5.22%) Ajax
14 6 (5.22%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.22%) Visualisation
2 6 (5.22%) Kindle
3 3 (2.61%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.74%) GIS
5 1 (0.87%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.87%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.87%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.87%) Smartcard
5 1 (0.87%) Blog
5 1 (0.87%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.87%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 14 (12.17%) Windows
2 7 (6.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.74%) Android
5 1 (0.87%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.87%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (49.57%) MVC
2 23 (20.00%) TDD
3 17 (14.78%) Scrum
4 16 (13.91%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (9.57%) OOP
5 11 (9.57%) OO
6 8 (6.96%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.09%) Automated Testing
7 7 (6.09%) Migration
8 5 (4.35%) CRM
9 4 (3.48%) Unit Testing
9 4 (3.48%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.48%) Kanban
9 4 (3.48%) BDD
10 3 (2.61%) Root Cause Analysis
10 3 (2.61%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (2.61%) Data Migration
10 3 (2.61%) Data Mapping
10 3 (2.61%) Test Automation
10 3 (2.61%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 96 (83.48%) C#
2 40 (34.78%) SQL
3 27 (23.48%) JavaScript
4 11 (9.57%) Java
5 9 (7.83%) PowerShell
5 9 (7.83%) T-SQL
6 8 (6.96%) C++
7 7 (6.09%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.22%) Python
9 4 (3.48%) PHP
9 4 (3.48%) Ruby
10 3 (2.61%) XAML
11 1 (0.87%) X++
11 1 (0.87%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.87%) Delphi
11 1 (0.87%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 10 (8.70%) Degree
2 1 (0.87%) CCNP
2 1 (0.87%) CCNA
2 1 (0.87%) CISSP
2 1 (0.87%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.22%) ISO 9001
2 4 (3.48%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.87%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.87%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 36 (31.30%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.22%) Oracle
2 6 (5.22%) Splunk
3 3 (2.61%) webMethods
4 2 (1.74%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.87%) DevExpress
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