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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 4 11
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +7
Contract jobs citing .NET 45 58 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 9.93% 14.01% 8.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.41% 33.92% 32.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 52 17
Average daily rate
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£413 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
153 171 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 33.77% 41.30% 27.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 124 55
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £272 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £438 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Average hourly rate £22.25 £39.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.67% +11.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £39.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £47.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%

.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 2 July 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 2 July 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 49 (68.06%) C#
2 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET
4 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
5 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
5 21 (29.17%) MVC
6 19 (26.39%) Java
6 19 (26.39%) XML
7 14 (19.44%) SQL
7 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
8 13 (18.06%) SOAP
9 12 (16.67%) HTML
9 12 (16.67%) Sitecore
10 11 (15.28%) WCF
10 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (15.28%) CSS
10 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
11 10 (13.89%) CMS
11 10 (13.89%) Scrum
11 10 (13.89%) Oracle
11 10 (13.89%) Windows
11 10 (13.89%) WPF
11 10 (13.89%) Selenium
12 8 (11.11%) Python
12 8 (11.11%) XSLT
12 8 (11.11%) SDLC
12 8 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
12 8 (11.11%) RESTful
13 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (9.72%) HTML5

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 10 (13.89%) CMS
2 8 (11.11%) Sitecore CMS
3 6 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.56%) Documentum
6 3 (4.17%) IIS
6 3 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (2.78%) Node.js
7 2 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 2 (2.78%) WebLogic
8 1 (1.39%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (1.39%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (1.39%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.39%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.39%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.72%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Office 365
3 1 (1.39%) Google Drive
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.39%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.17%) LDAP
2 1 (1.39%) GSM
2 1 (1.39%) Intranet
2 1 (1.39%) Internet
2 1 (1.39%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (29.17%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.94%) MySQL
3 4 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.39%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Selenium
2 5 (6.94%) JIRA
2 5 (6.94%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.56%) WebDriver
3 4 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 2 (2.78%) SoapUI
4 2 (2.78%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.39%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (1.39%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.39%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.39%) Xcode
5 1 (1.39%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
General
1 6 (8.33%) Banking
2 5 (6.94%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.94%) Finance
3 2 (2.78%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (1.39%) Law
4 1 (1.39%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (70.83%) Developer
2 20 (27.78%) .NET Developer
3 9 (12.50%) Architect
3 9 (12.50%) Sitecore Developer
4 8 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 8 (11.11%) C# Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Analyst
5 6 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (6.94%) Test Analyst
6 5 (6.94%) Applications Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Web Developer
7 4 (5.56%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.56%) UI Programmer
7 4 (5.56%) UI Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Android Developer
8 3 (4.17%) iOS Developer
8 3 (4.17%) SharePoint Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Consultant
8 3 (4.17%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (40.28%) ASP.NET
2 19 (26.39%) XML
3 13 (18.06%) SOAP
4 12 (16.67%) HTML
5 11 (15.28%) CSS
5 11 (15.28%) .NET Framework
5 11 (15.28%) WCF
5 11 (15.28%) ASP.NET MVC
6 10 (13.89%) WPF
7 8 (11.11%) XSLT
7 8 (11.11%) RESTful
8 7 (9.72%) HTML5
8 7 (9.72%) LINQ
9 6 (8.33%) jQuery
9 6 (8.33%) CSS3
9 6 (8.33%) Web Services
9 6 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
9 6 (8.33%) ADO.NET
10 5 (6.94%) J2EE
10 5 (6.94%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.94%) User Experience
2 2 (2.78%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.78%) PMI
2 2 (2.78%) Data Integration
3 1 (1.39%) Visualisation
3 1 (1.39%) Digital Media
3 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.39%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.39%) Animation
3 1 (1.39%) Mathematics
3 1 (1.39%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 10 (13.89%) Windows
2 3 (4.17%) Linux
2 3 (4.17%) Android
2 3 (4.17%) Apple iOS
2 3 (4.17%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (43.06%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (29.17%) MVC
3 10 (13.89%) Scrum
4 8 (11.11%) SDLC
5 7 (9.72%) Software Engineering
5 7 (9.72%) Unit Testing
6 6 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
6 6 (8.33%) TDD
6 6 (8.33%) SOA
6 6 (8.33%) E-Commerce
6 6 (8.33%) Time Management
6 6 (8.33%) Waterfall
7 5 (6.94%) BDD
7 5 (6.94%) Multithreading
7 5 (6.94%) TOGAF
8 4 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
8 4 (5.56%) UML
8 4 (5.56%) Business Transformation
9 3 (4.17%) MVVM
9 3 (4.17%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (68.06%) C#
2 22 (30.56%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.39%) Java
4 14 (19.44%) SQL
5 8 (11.11%) Python
6 4 (5.56%) Ruby
7 3 (4.17%) Perl
7 3 (4.17%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.39%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.39%) PHP
9 1 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (2.78%) PMI Certification
1 2 (2.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (1.39%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (6.94%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (4.17%) HP SiteScope
Vendors
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft
2 12 (16.67%) Sitecore
3 10 (13.89%) Oracle
4 6 (8.33%) SAP
4 6 (8.33%) Google
5 4 (5.56%) Xamarin
6 3 (4.17%) Apple
7 2 (2.78%) Telerik
7 2 (2.78%) IBM
7 2 (2.78%) Rackspace
8 1 (1.39%) Talend
8 1 (1.39%) BEA
8 1 (1.39%) TIBCO
8 1 (1.39%) webMethods
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