The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 70 84 78
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 55 49 67
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.17% 1.84% 2.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.14% 6.48% 8.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 34 39
Average daily rate £325 £413 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.21% +17.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £256 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £550 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +21.42%
.NET Framework
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 of England region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
602 756 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.73% 28.39% 27.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 374 418 477
Average daily rate £375 £385 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 32
Average hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +6.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £33.50 £26.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £45.00 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Essex +8 18 £350 +29.62% 6
Cambridgeshire +14 17 £350 +3.70% 7
Hertfordshire +7 8 £325 -18.75% 5
Bedfordshire - 5 £325 - 3
Norfolk - 5 £310 - 1
Suffolk -10 2 £313 -43.18% 2
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 96 (89.72%) C#
3 52 (48.60%) SQL Server
4 50 (46.73%) ASP.NET
4 50 (46.73%) MVC
5 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (36.45%) Entity Framework
7 38 (35.51%) JavaScript
8 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET MVC
9 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
10 32 (29.91%) Visual Studio
11 31 (28.97%) WPF
11 31 (28.97%) jQuery
12 30 (28.04%) SQL
13 27 (25.23%) Web Services
13 27 (25.23%) WCF
14 26 (24.30%) TDD
15 24 (22.43%) HTML
15 24 (22.43%) Unit Testing
16 23 (21.50%) SOAP
16 23 (21.50%) Software Engineering
17 19 (17.76%) Web Development
17 19 (17.76%) Finance
17 19 (17.76%) CSS
18 18 (16.82%) IIS
18 18 (16.82%) LINQ
19 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
20 16 (14.95%) Change Control
20 16 (14.95%) XML
21 15 (14.02%) Integration Testing

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 18 (16.82%) IIS
2 9 (8.41%) CMS
3 4 (3.74%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.87%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.93%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (0.93%) JBoss
5 1 (0.93%) Mule
Applications
1 13 (12.15%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.87%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.80%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.87%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) Internet
1 2 (1.87%) Network Security
2 1 (0.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (48.60%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.21%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (9.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (3.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (2.80%) MySQL
7 2 (1.87%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.87%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.93%) DB2
Development Applications
1 32 (29.91%) Visual Studio
2 11 (10.28%) NUnit
3 10 (9.35%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (8.41%) Selenium
5 7 (6.54%) Git (software)
6 5 (4.67%) Jenkins
6 5 (4.67%) SpecFlow
7 4 (3.74%) Subversion
8 3 (2.80%) CruiseControl
8 3 (2.80%) Moq
9 2 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.93%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.93%) FxCop
10 1 (0.93%) MorphX
10 1 (0.93%) MSBuild
10 1 (0.93%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.93%) StyleCop
General
1 19 (17.76%) Finance
2 4 (3.74%) Manufacturing
2 4 (3.74%) Retail
3 2 (1.87%) Legal
3 2 (1.87%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 80 (74.77%) Developer
2 60 (56.07%) .NET Developer
3 44 (41.12%) C# Developer
4 42 (39.25%) C# .NET Developer
5 24 (22.43%) ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (19.63%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 15 (14.02%) SQL Developer
8 14 (13.08%) WPF Developer
9 12 (11.21%) Software Engineer
10 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 11 (10.28%) SQL Server Developer
11 9 (8.41%) C# WPF Developer
12 8 (7.48%) Applications Support
13 5 (4.67%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (4.67%) Senior Developer
14 4 (3.74%) .NET Applications Developer
14 4 (3.74%) Applications Developer
14 4 (3.74%) Architect
14 4 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
14 4 (3.74%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (100.00%) .NET
2 50 (46.73%) ASP.NET
3 39 (36.45%) Entity Framework
4 36 (33.64%) ASP.NET MVC
5 31 (28.97%) jQuery
5 31 (28.97%) WPF
6 27 (25.23%) WCF
6 27 (25.23%) Web Services
7 24 (22.43%) HTML
8 23 (21.50%) SOAP
9 19 (17.76%) CSS
10 18 (16.82%) LINQ
11 17 (15.89%) AngularJS
12 16 (14.95%) XML
13 15 (14.02%) RESTful
14 14 (13.08%) Ajax
14 14 (13.08%) WinForms
15 12 (11.21%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 12 (11.21%) CSS3
15 12 (11.21%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (4.67%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.67%) SCADA
2 5 (4.67%) User Experience
3 4 (3.74%) Hedge funds
4 3 (2.80%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.87%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.87%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 2 (1.87%) iPad
5 2 (1.87%) iPhone
5 2 (1.87%) RIA
5 2 (1.87%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.93%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.35%) Windows
2 7 (6.54%) Windows Server
3 2 (1.87%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.73%) MVC
2 43 (40.19%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (24.30%) TDD
4 24 (22.43%) Unit Testing
5 23 (21.50%) Software Engineering
6 19 (17.76%) Web Development
7 16 (14.95%) Change Control
8 15 (14.02%) Integration Testing
9 11 (10.28%) Scrum
10 9 (8.41%) OO
11 8 (7.48%) SOA
12 7 (6.54%) BDD
12 7 (6.54%) Content Management
12 7 (6.54%) CRM
12 7 (6.54%) E-Commerce
12 7 (6.54%) SOLID
13 6 (5.61%) Business Intelligence
13 6 (5.61%) Test Scripting
14 5 (4.67%) Data Modelling
14 5 (4.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 96 (89.72%) C#
2 38 (35.51%) JavaScript
3 30 (28.04%) SQL
4 9 (8.41%) T-SQL
5 5 (4.67%) XAML
6 4 (3.74%) VB.NET
7 3 (2.80%) Java
7 3 (2.80%) X++
8 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
8 2 (1.87%) PHP
9 1 (0.93%) C
9 1 (0.93%) C++
9 1 (0.93%) VC++
Qualifications
1 7 (6.54%) Degree
2 4 (3.74%) PhD
3 1 (0.93%) MCP
3 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.61%) SLA
2 1 (0.93%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 34 (31.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.67%) Oracle
3 4 (3.74%) HP
4 3 (2.80%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.93%) Coverity
5 1 (0.93%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.93%) EPiServer
5 1 (0.93%) Nintex
5 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
5 1 (0.93%) WSO2
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