The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the East Anglia region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 2 - 5
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 7 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 41.18% - 6.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 100.00% - 50.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£290 - £275
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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 East Anglia region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East Anglia
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
7 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in East Anglia 41.18% 6.38% 13.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 2
Average daily rate £350 £450 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +63.63%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in East Anglia

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in East Anglia

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in East Anglia

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the East Anglia region over the 3 months to 1 May 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in East Anglia

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in East Anglia

.NET
Top 23 Related IT Skills in East Anglia

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Manual Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Visual Studio
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (11.11%) C#
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Oracle
6 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
6 1 (5.56%) SOAP
6 1 (5.56%) Web Services
6 1 (5.56%) XML
6 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
6 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
6 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
6 1 (5.56%) Degree
6 1 (5.56%) WCF

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in East Anglia by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Anglia 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 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (88.89%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Test Leader
2 5 (27.78%) Test Manager
3 3 (16.67%) Test Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Senior Test Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Architect
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Architect
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) C# Developer
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Developer
5 1 (5.56%) BizTalk Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET
1 1 (5.56%) SOAP
1 1 (5.56%) Web Services
1 1 (5.56%) XML
1 1 (5.56%) WCF
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (88.89%) User Acceptance Testing
2 16 (88.89%) Manual Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Software Testing
4 3 (16.67%) Web Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
5 1 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle
1 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint