The table below looks at the statistics 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 23 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 4 10 5
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Contract jobs citing .NET 145 55 119
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 19.57% 10.46% 16.10%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 51.79% 33.54% 48.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 82 28 92
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £550 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
.NET
East of England

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 Cambridgeshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
280 164 244
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 37.79% 31.18% 33.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 82 143
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £238 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 16 15
Average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

.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 23 January 2015.

.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
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 23 January 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Peterborough +8 47 £381 +8.92% 10
Cambridge +10 33 £425 +3.03% 64
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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.

1 179 (70.20%) C#
2 134 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (28.63%) Oracle
3 73 (28.63%) ASP.NET
4 72 (28.24%) HTML
5 71 (27.84%) E-Commerce
6 67 (26.27%) JavaScript
7 66 (25.88%) SQL
8 61 (23.92%) MVC
9 56 (21.96%) TDD
9 56 (21.96%) jQuery
10 51 (20.00%) Visual Studio
11 49 (19.22%) Finance
12 48 (18.82%) CSS
12 48 (18.82%) Microsoft
13 41 (16.08%) .NET Framework
14 40 (15.69%) Oracle Database
15 37 (14.51%) SQL Server
16 34 (13.33%) WCF
17 32 (12.55%) OO
18 30 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
19 28 (10.98%) SOA
19 28 (10.98%) Scrum
19 28 (10.98%) BDD
20 26 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
20 26 (10.20%) Windows
21 24 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
21 24 (9.41%) HTML5
22 23 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
23 22 (8.63%) Manual Testing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 8 (3.14%) BizTalk Server
2 7 (2.75%) SharePoint
3 6 (2.35%) IIS
4 5 (1.96%) WebSphere
5 3 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.18%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.18%) WebLogic
5 3 (1.18%) MS Exchange
5 3 (1.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (0.78%) WebLogic Portal
7 1 (0.39%) Documentum
7 1 (0.39%) CMS
7 1 (0.39%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (2.75%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.18%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.78%) MS Office
4 1 (0.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.39%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.39%) Tridion
2 1 (0.39%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.53%) PaaS
2 4 (1.57%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.39%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.57%) Internet
2 3 (1.18%) DHCP
2 3 (1.18%) RIP
2 3 (1.18%) VPN
2 3 (1.18%) DNS
2 3 (1.18%) Firewall
3 2 (0.78%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (15.69%) Oracle Database
2 37 (14.51%) SQL Server
3 10 (3.92%) Oracle Database 11g
4 9 (3.53%) Oracle Database 10g
5 8 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 8 (3.14%) OLAP
5 8 (3.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.35%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.35%) SQL Server 2008
6 6 (2.35%) Oracle OLAP
7 5 (1.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.96%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.18%) MySQL
9 2 (0.78%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.78%) DTS
9 2 (0.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.39%) ROLAP
10 1 (0.39%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 51 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 21 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (6.67%) SpecFlow
4 16 (6.27%) Git (software)
5 14 (5.49%) Jenkins
6 13 (5.10%) Selenium
7 11 (4.31%) Jasmine
8 9 (3.53%) WebDriver
9 5 (1.96%) Hudson
10 4 (1.57%) QuickTest Pro
11 3 (1.18%) QUnit
11 3 (1.18%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (1.18%) Mocha
12 2 (0.78%) Moq
12 2 (0.78%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.78%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (0.78%) JIRA
13 1 (0.39%) NUnit
13 1 (0.39%) JMeter
13 1 (0.39%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 49 (19.22%) Finance
2 7 (2.75%) Banking
3 5 (1.96%) Telecoms
3 5 (1.96%) Back Office
4 3 (1.18%) Retail
4 3 (1.18%) Manufacturing
5 2 (0.78%) Electronics
6 1 (0.39%) Law
6 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.39%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 140 (54.90%) Developer
2 106 (41.57%) .NET Developer
3 92 (36.08%) C# Developer
4 84 (32.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (16.86%) Analyst
6 32 (12.55%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 31 (12.16%) ASP.NET Developer
8 30 (11.76%) Test Analyst
9 20 (7.84%) Architect
10 19 (7.45%) Project Manager
11 18 (7.06%) Senior Developer
12 17 (6.67%) Senior C# Developer
13 16 (6.27%) Senior .NET Developer
14 14 (5.49%) Solutions Architect
15 13 (5.10%) Tester
16 11 (4.31%) DevOps Engineer
16 11 (4.31%) Senior DevOps Engineer
16 11 (4.31%) Senior Analyst
16 11 (4.31%) Senior Test Analyst
17 8 (3.14%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 73 (28.63%) ASP.NET
2 72 (28.24%) HTML
3 56 (21.96%) jQuery
4 48 (18.82%) CSS
5 41 (16.08%) .NET Framework
6 34 (13.33%) WCF
7 26 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 24 (9.41%) HTML5
9 23 (9.02%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (7.84%) Web Services
11 16 (6.27%) MSMQ
11 16 (6.27%) XHTML
12 13 (5.10%) RabbitMQ
12 13 (5.10%) XML
13 12 (4.71%) AngularJS
14 11 (4.31%) KnockoutJS
14 11 (4.31%) CSS3
15 8 (3.14%) Ajax
16 7 (2.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 7 (2.75%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.27%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (2.35%) Kindle
3 6 (2.35%) Mobile App
3 6 (2.35%) Client/Server
4 4 (1.57%) Blog
5 3 (1.18%) Replication
5 3 (1.18%) Clustering
5 3 (1.18%) PKI
5 3 (1.18%) Blackberry
6 2 (0.78%) Open Source
6 2 (0.78%) Internet of Things
6 2 (0.78%) Mainframe
7 1 (0.39%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.39%) PMI
7 1 (0.39%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.39%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.39%) User Experience
7 1 (0.39%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 26 (10.20%) Windows
2 8 (3.14%) Linux
3 5 (1.96%) UNIX
4 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (1.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.18%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (1.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (52.55%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (27.84%) E-Commerce
3 61 (23.92%) MVC
4 56 (21.96%) TDD
5 32 (12.55%) OO
6 30 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (10.98%) SOA
7 28 (10.98%) Scrum
7 28 (10.98%) BDD
8 24 (9.41%) User Acceptance Testing
9 22 (8.63%) Manual Testing
10 18 (7.06%) Project Management
10 18 (7.06%) Unit Testing
11 16 (6.27%) Multithreading
12 15 (5.88%) OOD
13 14 (5.49%) Software Testing
13 14 (5.49%) DevOps
14 12 (4.71%) Change Management
14 12 (4.71%) Systems Analysis
15 11 (4.31%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 179 (70.20%) C#
2 67 (26.27%) JavaScript
3 66 (25.88%) SQL
4 18 (7.06%) Java
5 17 (6.67%) VB
6 13 (5.10%) PL/SQL
7 11 (4.31%) Ruby
7 11 (4.31%) VB.NET
8 6 (2.35%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.35%) VB6
9 4 (1.57%) Python
9 4 (1.57%) PowerShell
10 2 (0.78%) Perl
10 2 (0.78%) PHP
10 2 (0.78%) LINC
10 2 (0.78%) Korn
11 1 (0.39%) X++
11 1 (0.39%) Groovy
11 1 (0.39%) C++
11 1 (0.39%) R
Qualifications
1 16 (6.27%) Degree
2 2 (0.78%) AWS Certification
3 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.39%) ISEB
3 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.06%) QA
2 6 (2.35%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.39%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.18%) Active Directory
1 3 (1.18%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.39%) SAP ITS
Systems Management
1 8 (3.14%) Puppet
2 3 (1.18%) SCCM
2 3 (1.18%) HP Data Protector
2 3 (1.18%) Nagios
2 3 (1.18%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (0.78%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 73 (28.63%) Oracle
2 48 (18.82%) Microsoft
3 6 (2.35%) SAP
4 5 (1.96%) webMethods
5 3 (1.18%) VMware
5 3 (1.18%) HP
5 3 (1.18%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.18%) Clearswift
5 3 (1.18%) BEA
5 3 (1.18%) IBM
5 3 (1.18%) Citrix
5 3 (1.18%) CheckPoint
5 3 (1.18%) McAfee
5 3 (1.18%) Talend
6 2 (0.78%) JD Edwards
6 2 (0.78%) Unisys
7 1 (0.39%) Siebel
7 1 (0.39%) Lotus
7 1 (0.39%) Twitter
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