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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 8 23
Rank change year-on-year
0 +15
Contract jobs citing .NET 63 41 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.55% 10.82% 7.38%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.14% 33.06% 20.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 14 22
Average daily rate
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£325 £361 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.03% +10.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £258 £161
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £515 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +9.52%
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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
196 124 159
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 39.04% 32.72% 35.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 51 82
Average daily rate £360 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £515 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 29
Average hourly rate £47.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 22 August 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 22 August 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 92 (85.19%) C#
2 66 (61.11%) SQL Server
3 58 (53.70%) ASP.NET
4 52 (48.15%) MVC
5 38 (35.19%) SQL
6 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
7 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 33 (30.56%) HTML
9 31 (28.70%) CSS
10 27 (25.00%) .NET Framework
11 23 (21.30%) jQuery
12 22 (20.37%) Visual Studio
12 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
13 21 (19.44%) TDD
14 18 (16.67%) WCF
15 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
15 17 (15.74%) Scrum
16 15 (13.89%) JIRA
17 14 (12.96%) NUnit
17 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 13 (12.04%) Windows
19 12 (11.11%) Web Services
19 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
20 11 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
20 11 (10.19%) CSS3
20 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
20 11 (10.19%) Java
21 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
21 10 (9.26%) MSBuild

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (7.41%) IIS
2 7 (6.48%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.78%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (1.85%) Node.js
5 1 (0.93%) Content Management Server
5 1 (0.93%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.85%) MS Office
3 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (7.41%) Dynamics AX
2 5 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 7 (6.48%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (2.78%) CloudFront
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (2.78%) Amazon S3
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.93%) Intranet
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (61.11%) SQL Server
2 14 (12.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 12 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (9.26%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (8.33%) Big Data
6 8 (7.41%) MySQL
7 3 (2.78%) Amazon RDS
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.85%) SSDT
8 2 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
8 2 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.85%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Discoverer
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.93%) RavenDB
9 1 (0.93%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (20.37%) Visual Studio
2 15 (13.89%) JIRA
3 14 (12.96%) NUnit
4 11 (10.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (9.26%) MSBuild
6 6 (5.56%) Subversion
7 5 (4.63%) CruiseControl
7 5 (4.63%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.63%) MSTest
7 5 (4.63%) Selenium
8 3 (2.78%) WiX
8 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
8 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.78%) FitNesse
9 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
9 2 (1.85%) Moq
9 2 (1.85%) Octopus Deploy
9 2 (1.85%) Gradle
9 2 (1.85%) Artifactory
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 6 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.56%) Banking
3 2 (1.85%) Online Betting
3 2 (1.85%) Games
3 2 (1.85%) Advertising
4 1 (0.93%) Law
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 90 (83.33%) Developer
2 46 (42.59%) .NET Developer
3 26 (24.07%) C# Developer
4 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET Developer
4 21 (19.44%) C# .NET Developer
5 15 (13.89%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (9.26%) Software Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Microsoft Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Web Developer
7 7 (6.48%) Dynamics AX Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Python/Django Developer
8 6 (5.56%) Software Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Python Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Senior Developer
9 5 (4.63%) CRM Developer
10 4 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Architect
10 4 (3.70%) Tester
11 3 (2.78%) Programmer
11 3 (2.78%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (53.70%) ASP.NET
2 34 (31.48%) ASP.NET MVC
3 33 (30.56%) HTML
4 31 (28.70%) CSS
5 27 (25.00%) .NET Framework
6 23 (21.30%) jQuery
7 18 (16.67%) WCF
8 12 (11.11%) Web Services
9 11 (10.19%) CSS3
9 11 (10.19%) AngularJS
10 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 9 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 9 (8.33%) XML
12 7 (6.48%) ADO.NET
12 7 (6.48%) Razor View Engine
13 6 (5.56%) WPF
13 6 (5.56%) LINQ
13 6 (5.56%) Django
13 6 (5.56%) D3.js
13 6 (5.56%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.48%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.56%) Kindle
2 6 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 3 (2.78%) Client/Server
4 2 (1.85%) GIS
5 1 (0.93%) Thin Client
5 1 (0.93%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.93%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.93%) Fat Client
5 1 (0.93%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 13 (12.04%) Windows
2 7 (6.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (4.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (1.85%) Android
5 1 (0.93%) UNIX
5 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (48.15%) MVC
2 21 (19.44%) TDD
3 17 (15.74%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (15.74%) Scrum
4 8 (7.41%) OOP
4 8 (7.41%) OO
5 7 (6.48%) Automated Testing
5 7 (6.48%) Software Engineering
5 7 (6.48%) Migration
6 5 (4.63%) CRM
6 5 (4.63%) Kanban
7 4 (3.70%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 4 (3.70%) BDD
8 3 (2.78%) E-Commerce
8 3 (2.78%) ERP
8 3 (2.78%) Extreme Programming
8 3 (2.78%) Test-First Development
8 3 (2.78%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
8 3 (2.78%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 92 (85.19%) C#
2 38 (35.19%) SQL
3 22 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 11 (10.19%) Java
5 9 (8.33%) PowerShell
5 9 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 7 (6.48%) VB.NET
6 7 (6.48%) C++
6 7 (6.48%) Python
7 3 (2.78%) XAML
7 3 (2.78%) Ruby
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.93%) X++
Qualifications
1 10 (9.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.56%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 35 (32.41%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.56%) Splunk
2 6 (5.56%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) webMethods
4 2 (1.85%) Red Gate
5 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
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