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 July 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 17 5
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 36 51 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 10.06% 10.20% 13.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.90% 29.31% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 33 56
Median daily rate £350 £413 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +24.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £305 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £333
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.59% +12.66%
.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
139 174 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 38.83% 34.80% 37.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 130 127
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £431
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £9.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+347.36% -78.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £9.50 £39.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £35.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +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 July 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 July 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 56 (82.35%) C#
2 36 (52.94%) ASP.NET
3 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (44.12%) .NET Framework
4 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
5 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 25 (36.76%) SQL
7 22 (32.35%) Visual Studio
8 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
9 18 (26.47%) MVC
10 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
10 17 (25.00%) WPF
11 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
11 16 (23.53%) HTML
12 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
12 15 (22.06%) CSS
12 15 (22.06%) jQuery
13 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (16.18%) Scrum
14 10 (14.71%) Windows
14 10 (14.71%) Degree
14 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
15 9 (13.24%) WCF
16 8 (11.76%) SOA
16 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
16 8 (11.76%) XML
16 8 (11.76%) Oracle
16 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 8 (11.76%) Web Development
17 7 (10.29%) LINQ

.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 7 (10.29%) CMS
2 6 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (8.82%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.35%) IIS
4 4 (5.88%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.94%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.94%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.47%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.47%) Drupal
6 1 (1.47%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.47%) Smallworld
6 1 (1.47%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.47%) WordPress
Applications
1 8 (11.76%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.82%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (4.41%) SDL Web 8
3 1 (1.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.47%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.47%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.47%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (39.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (10.29%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (7.35%) Data Mining
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database
5 5 (7.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 5 (7.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (4.41%) MySQL
7 2 (2.94%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.47%) GIS
8 1 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.47%) Oracle Database 12c
8 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
8 1 (1.47%) QlikView
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (32.35%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.88%) Subversion
2 4 (5.88%) TeamCity
3 3 (4.41%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.41%) NUnit
4 2 (2.94%) MSTest
4 2 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.94%) Selenium
5 1 (1.47%) ClearQuest
5 1 (1.47%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.47%) JMeter
5 1 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (7.35%) Finance
2 2 (2.94%) Advertising
2 2 (2.94%) Legal
2 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.47%) Retail
3 1 (1.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (69.12%) Developer
2 30 (44.12%) .NET Developer
3 16 (23.53%) C# Developer
4 11 (16.18%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (14.71%) Software Engineer
6 9 (13.24%) SQL Developer
7 7 (10.29%) WPF Developer
8 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
9 5 (7.35%) C# WPF Developer
10 4 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
10 4 (5.88%) Technical Leader
10 4 (5.88%) Web Developer
11 3 (4.41%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (4.41%) Consultant
11 3 (4.41%) Senior .NET Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Senior C# Developer
11 3 (4.41%) Technical Manager
12 2 (2.94%) Analyst
12 2 (2.94%) Architect
12 2 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (52.94%) ASP.NET
2 30 (44.12%) .NET Framework
3 17 (25.00%) WPF
4 16 (23.53%) HTML
5 15 (22.06%) CSS
5 15 (22.06%) jQuery
6 11 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (13.24%) WCF
8 8 (11.76%) XML
9 7 (10.29%) LINQ
10 6 (8.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 6 (8.82%) REST
10 6 (8.82%) RESTful
10 6 (8.82%) WinForms
11 5 (7.35%) SOAP
11 5 (7.35%) Web Services
12 4 (5.88%) AngularJS
12 4 (5.88%) ASP.NET Web API
13 3 (4.41%) Ajax
13 3 (4.41%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.35%) iPad
3 2 (2.94%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.47%) Clustering
4 1 (1.47%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.47%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (14.71%) Windows
2 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (1.47%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (26.47%) MVC
3 17 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 11 (16.18%) Scrum
6 8 (11.76%) SOA
6 8 (11.76%) Web Development
7 7 (10.29%) Change Control
7 7 (10.29%) Integration Testing
8 6 (8.82%) API Design
8 6 (8.82%) OO
8 6 (8.82%) TDD
9 5 (7.35%) Content Management
9 5 (7.35%) ERP
9 5 (7.35%) System Testing
10 4 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
11 3 (4.41%) Automated Testing
11 3 (4.41%) MVVM
11 3 (4.41%) Reverse Engineering
11 3 (4.41%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (82.35%) C#
2 26 (38.24%) JavaScript
3 25 (36.76%) SQL
4 15 (22.06%) T-SQL
5 7 (10.29%) XAML
6 6 (8.82%) PL/SQL
7 3 (4.41%) C++
8 2 (2.94%) C
8 2 (2.94%) Java
8 2 (2.94%) Python
8 2 (2.94%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.94%) X++
9 1 (1.47%) Magik
9 1 (1.47%) PHP
9 1 (1.47%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.47%) Ruby
9 1 (1.47%) VB
9 1 (1.47%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (14.71%) Degree
2 4 (5.88%) PhD
3 1 (1.47%) ISEB
3 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.47%) MCDBA
3 1 (1.47%) MCSE
3 1 (1.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.47%) OCP
3 1 (1.47%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.47%) Data Guard
1 1 (1.47%) Oracle RMAN
Vendors
1 21 (30.88%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.76%) Oracle
3 5 (7.35%) JD Edwards
4 4 (5.88%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.47%) Citrix
5 1 (1.47%) VMware
5 1 (1.47%) Xamarin
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