The first table below looks at the demand for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 1 August 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 Cambridgeshire 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 3 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 136 92 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 16.46% 12.89% 10.91%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.39% 41.82% 34.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 50 35
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £284 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £468 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +12.90%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
287 220 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 34.75% 30.81% 31.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 107 104
Average daily rate £350 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 28
Average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.30 £22.20 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £38.90 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.NET
East of England

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the Cambridgeshire region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the Cambridgeshire region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 1 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +7 65 £325 - 41
Peterborough +4 25 £310 -17.33% 17
Huntingdon - 2 £200 - 4
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

1 207 (71.13%) C#
2 149 (51.20%) ASP.NET
3 132 (45.36%) SQL Server
4 111 (38.14%) SQL
5 109 (37.46%) MVC
6 101 (34.71%) Microsoft
7 92 (31.62%) HTML
7 92 (31.62%) Visual Studio
8 78 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
8 78 (26.80%) .NET Framework
9 75 (25.77%) JavaScript
10 69 (23.71%) CSS
11 68 (23.37%) jQuery
12 55 (18.90%) Windows
13 53 (18.21%) Oracle
14 52 (17.87%) Team Foundation Server
15 46 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
16 44 (15.12%) Git (software)
16 44 (15.12%) TDD
17 42 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
18 41 (14.09%) Automated Testing
18 41 (14.09%) MSBuild
18 41 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
19 40 (13.75%) TeamCity
20 38 (13.06%) WCF
21 37 (12.71%) Release Management
21 37 (12.71%) Artifactory
21 37 (12.71%) HTML5
22 36 (12.37%) SSDT
22 36 (12.37%) Configuration Management

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 22 (7.56%) SharePoint
2 10 (3.44%) IIS
2 10 (3.44%) BizTalk Server
3 7 (2.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 5 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (1.03%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.69%) Node.js
7 1 (0.34%) CMS
7 1 (0.34%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.34%) Content Management Server
Applications
1 7 (2.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.03%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.34%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 12 (4.12%) Dynamics AX
2 7 (2.41%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.34%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.34%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.34%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.41%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon S3
2 3 (1.03%) Amazon SQS
2 3 (1.03%) CloudFront
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.34%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.34%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.69%) Intranet
1 2 (0.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.34%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 132 (45.36%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.37%) SSDT
3 20 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
4 16 (5.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.78%) MySQL
5 11 (3.78%) SQL Server 2012
6 9 (3.09%) Big Data
7 5 (1.72%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.37%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.69%) Crystal Reports
10 2 (0.69%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 2 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Discoverer
11 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.34%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.34%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.34%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 92 (31.62%) Visual Studio
2 52 (17.87%) Team Foundation Server
3 44 (15.12%) Git (software)
4 41 (14.09%) MSBuild
5 40 (13.75%) TeamCity
6 37 (12.71%) Artifactory
7 35 (12.03%) Octopus Deploy
7 35 (12.03%) NuGet
8 34 (11.68%) Gradle
8 34 (11.68%) Maven
9 23 (7.90%) NUnit
10 17 (5.84%) JIRA
11 10 (3.44%) MSTest
11 10 (3.44%) Subversion
12 7 (2.41%) Selenium
12 7 (2.41%) Moq
13 6 (2.06%) JUnit
14 5 (1.72%) CruiseControl
14 5 (1.72%) Eclipse
15 4 (1.37%) Oracle Forms
General
1 16 (5.50%) Finance
2 10 (3.44%) Manufacturing
3 9 (3.09%) Banking
4 7 (2.41%) Back Office
5 6 (2.06%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.37%) Online Betting
6 4 (1.37%) Games
7 2 (0.69%) Advertising
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Law
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
Job Titles
1 201 (69.07%) Developer
2 125 (42.96%) .NET Developer
3 89 (30.58%) C# Developer
4 79 (27.15%) C# .NET Developer
5 69 (23.71%) ASP.NET Developer
6 58 (19.93%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 37 (12.71%) Release Engineer
8 36 (12.37%) Build and Release Engineer
9 34 (11.68%) Build Engineer
10 14 (4.81%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.47%) Software Engineer
11 13 (4.47%) Senior Developer
12 12 (4.12%) Analyst
12 12 (4.12%) Software Developer
13 9 (3.09%) Senior .NET Developer
14 8 (2.75%) Architect
14 8 (2.75%) Tester
14 8 (2.75%) Microsoft Developer
14 8 (2.75%) SharePoint Developer
14 8 (2.75%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (51.20%) ASP.NET
2 92 (31.62%) HTML
3 78 (26.80%) ASP.NET MVC
3 78 (26.80%) .NET Framework
4 69 (23.71%) CSS
5 68 (23.37%) jQuery
6 38 (13.06%) WCF
7 37 (12.71%) HTML5
8 28 (9.62%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 24 (8.25%) Web Services
10 21 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 20 (6.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 17 (5.84%) CSS3
13 14 (4.81%) XML
13 14 (4.81%) Razor View Engine
14 13 (4.47%) AngularJS
15 11 (3.78%) Ajax
15 11 (3.78%) LINQ
16 9 (3.09%) J2EE
17 8 (2.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (2.41%) Computer Science
2 6 (2.06%) Visualisation
2 6 (2.06%) Kindle
3 5 (1.72%) Blog
4 4 (1.37%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.37%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.03%) Wiki
5 3 (1.03%) RIA
5 3 (1.03%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.69%) GIS
6 2 (0.69%) NHS
6 2 (0.69%) Informatics
7 1 (0.34%) Fat Client
7 1 (0.34%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.34%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.34%) Thin Client
7 1 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 55 (18.90%) Windows
2 41 (14.09%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (4.81%) UNIX
4 10 (3.44%) Linux
5 6 (2.06%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.69%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (37.46%) MVC
2 46 (15.81%) Continuous Integration
3 44 (15.12%) TDD
4 42 (14.43%) Agile Software Development
5 41 (14.09%) Automated Testing
6 37 (12.71%) Release Management
7 36 (12.37%) Configuration Management
8 33 (11.34%) Automation Testing
9 23 (7.90%) Unit Testing
10 22 (7.56%) E-Commerce
11 21 (7.22%) OO
12 20 (6.87%) Scrum
13 12 (4.12%) OOP
13 12 (4.12%) Migration
14 11 (3.78%) Software Engineering
15 9 (3.09%) Workflow
16 8 (2.75%) ERP
16 8 (2.75%) OOD
17 7 (2.41%) Multithreading
17 7 (2.41%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 207 (71.13%) C#
2 111 (38.14%) SQL
3 75 (25.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (7.22%) Java
5 14 (4.81%) PowerShell
5 14 (4.81%) C++
5 14 (4.81%) VB.NET
6 10 (3.44%) T-SQL
6 10 (3.44%) PHP
7 9 (3.09%) Perl
8 8 (2.75%) Ruby
9 7 (2.41%) Python
9 7 (2.41%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.06%) Delphi
11 5 (1.72%) VB
12 4 (1.37%) Korn
13 3 (1.03%) XAML
14 2 (0.69%) C
14 2 (0.69%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.69%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 15 (5.15%) Degree
2 1 (0.34%) ISTQB
2 1 (0.34%) CCNP
2 1 (0.34%) CCNA
2 1 (0.34%) ISEB
2 1 (0.34%) CISSP
2 1 (0.34%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.75%) QA
2 6 (2.06%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.34%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 101 (34.71%) Microsoft
2 53 (18.21%) Oracle
3 33 (11.34%) Red Gate
4 6 (2.06%) Splunk
5 4 (1.37%) webMethods
6 2 (0.69%) SAP
6 2 (0.69%) JD Edwards
7 1 (0.34%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.34%) Sage
7 1 (0.34%) Siebel
7 1 (0.34%) Unisys
7 1 (0.34%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.34%) Twitter
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