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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 9 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 56 55 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.77% 11.34% 10.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.72% 29.57% 32.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 47 13
Average daily rate
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£413 £325 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.92% -18.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £233 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +7.14%
.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
195 186 124
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 37.50% 38.35% 34.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 130 49
Average daily rate £365 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.68% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £295 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £47.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.52% +35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £47.50 £18.12
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 31 August 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 31 August 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 60 (76.92%) C#
2 40 (51.28%) ASP.NET
3 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (38.46%) MVC
5 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
6 23 (29.49%) XML
7 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
8 19 (24.36%) SQL
8 19 (24.36%) WCF
9 18 (23.08%) Java
10 16 (20.51%) SOAP
10 16 (20.51%) Sitecore
11 14 (17.95%) WPF
12 13 (16.67%) CMS
12 13 (16.67%) HTML
13 12 (15.38%) Windows
13 12 (15.38%) Scrum
13 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
14 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
14 11 (14.10%) XSLT
14 11 (14.10%) Sitecore CMS
14 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web API
15 10 (12.82%) CSS
15 10 (12.82%) Selenium
16 9 (11.54%) Banking
16 9 (11.54%) RESTful
16 9 (11.54%) Python
16 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
17 8 (10.26%) ADO.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 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 13 (16.67%) CMS
2 11 (14.10%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.41%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.85%) IIS
5 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.56%) ColdFusion
6 2 (2.56%) WebSphere
7 1 (1.28%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (1.28%) WebLogic
7 1 (1.28%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (1.28%) Node.js
Applications
1 1 (1.28%) MS Office
1 1 (1.28%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.28%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.28%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.28%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.85%) LDAP
2 1 (1.28%) GSM
2 1 (1.28%) Intranet
2 1 (1.28%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (35.90%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.41%) MySQL
3 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.28%) RDBMS
6 1 (1.28%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.28%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (1.28%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (12.82%) Selenium
2 8 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 6 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (3.85%) JIRA
4 3 (3.85%) Visual Studio
5 2 (2.56%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.28%) SpecFlow
6 1 (1.28%) ANTLR
6 1 (1.28%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.28%) LoadRunner
6 1 (1.28%) Xcode
6 1 (1.28%) NUnit
6 1 (1.28%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.28%) TestComplete
General
1 9 (11.54%) Banking
2 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
2 6 (7.69%) Finance
3 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 1 (1.28%) Law
4 1 (1.28%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 60 (76.92%) Developer
2 23 (29.49%) .NET Developer
3 12 (15.38%) Sitecore Developer
4 8 (10.26%) Architect
5 6 (7.69%) Solutions Architect
6 5 (6.41%) Consultant
6 5 (6.41%) Senior Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.13%) C# Developer
7 4 (5.13%) Software Developer
7 4 (5.13%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.13%) UI Developer
8 3 (3.85%) Android Developer
8 3 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
8 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Developer
8 3 (3.85%) BizTalk Consultant
8 3 (3.85%) iOS Developer
8 3 (3.85%) DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Linux DevOps Engineer
8 3 (3.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (51.28%) ASP.NET
2 23 (29.49%) XML
3 19 (24.36%) WCF
4 16 (20.51%) SOAP
5 14 (17.95%) WPF
6 13 (16.67%) HTML
7 11 (14.10%) XSLT
7 11 (14.10%) .NET Framework
7 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET MVC
7 11 (14.10%) ASP.NET Web API
8 10 (12.82%) CSS
9 9 (11.54%) RESTful
10 8 (10.26%) Web Services
10 8 (10.26%) ADO.NET
10 8 (10.26%) LINQ
11 7 (8.97%) WF
12 5 (6.41%) jQuery
12 5 (6.41%) Entity Framework
13 4 (5.13%) REST
13 4 (5.13%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
1 5 (6.41%) User Experience
2 3 (3.85%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.56%) Mathematics
3 2 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.56%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.28%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.28%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.28%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.28%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (1.28%) Fixed Income
4 1 (1.28%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (15.38%) Windows
2 6 (7.69%) Linux
3 3 (3.85%) Android
3 3 (3.85%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (42.31%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (38.46%) MVC
3 12 (15.38%) Scrum
3 12 (15.38%) Unit Testing
4 8 (10.26%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.26%) Time Management
4 8 (10.26%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (10.26%) TDD
5 7 (8.97%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (6.41%) UML
7 4 (5.13%) E-Commerce
7 4 (5.13%) ERP
7 4 (5.13%) Multithreading
7 4 (5.13%) MVVM
8 3 (3.85%) API Design
8 3 (3.85%) Android Development
8 3 (3.85%) iOS Development
8 3 (3.85%) DevOps
8 3 (3.85%) Automated Testing
8 3 (3.85%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 60 (76.92%) C#
2 22 (28.21%) JavaScript
3 19 (24.36%) SQL
4 18 (23.08%) Java
5 9 (11.54%) Python
6 4 (5.13%) C++
7 3 (3.85%) T-SQL
7 3 (3.85%) Perl
7 3 (3.85%) Groovy
7 3 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.28%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.28%) Pascal
8 1 (1.28%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.28%) Delphi
8 1 (1.28%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) QA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 3 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 3 (3.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (3.85%) HP SiteScope
1 3 (3.85%) Ansible
Vendors
1 16 (20.51%) Sitecore
2 9 (11.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (8.97%) Oracle
4 4 (5.13%) Google
4 4 (5.13%) Xamarin
5 3 (3.85%) WorldPay
5 3 (3.85%) SAP
5 3 (3.85%) Apple
6 2 (2.56%) Telerik
6 2 (2.56%) Rackspace
7 1 (1.28%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.28%) IBM
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