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 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 77 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 48 47 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.89% 1.77% 2.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.31% 5.96% 8.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 35 30
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £505 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £30.00 £38.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -21.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
.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
761 788 690
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.97% 29.75% 29.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 448 440 395
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 38 28
Average hourly rate £36.00 £31.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.12% -11.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.50 £29.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £40.50 £39.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -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 4 March 2015.

.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 4 March 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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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
Cambridgeshire +13 27 £375 +7.14% 7
Hertfordshire +5 12 £406 +20.37% 6
Essex +12 8 £256 -30.27% 5
Norfolk -2 1 £290 - 2
Suffolk - - - - 7
Bedfordshire - - - - 4
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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.

1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 106 (86.18%) C#
3 66 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (52.85%) MVC
5 62 (50.41%) HTML
5 62 (50.41%) JavaScript
5 62 (50.41%) CSS
6 59 (47.97%) ASP.NET
7 58 (47.15%) SQL
8 54 (43.90%) SQL Server
9 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
10 43 (34.96%) jQuery
11 41 (33.33%) TDD
12 33 (26.83%) WCF
13 32 (26.02%) Windows
13 32 (26.02%) XML
14 31 (25.20%) Finance
14 31 (25.20%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (24.39%) OO
16 29 (23.58%) Visual Studio
16 29 (23.58%) BDD
16 29 (23.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 27 (21.95%) CSS3
17 27 (21.95%) T-SQL
17 27 (21.95%) E-Commerce
18 26 (21.14%) OOD
19 25 (20.33%) Scrum
20 23 (18.70%) SpecFlow
21 22 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
21 22 (17.89%) QA

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 11 (8.94%) IIS
2 2 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.81%) Node.js
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
3 1 (0.81%) CMS
3 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.81%) MQSeries
3 1 (0.81%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (4.88%) MS Office
2 2 (1.63%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.81%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.69%) FTP
1 7 (5.69%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.63%) DHCP
2 2 (1.63%) Internet
2 2 (1.63%) DNS
3 1 (0.81%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (43.90%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (13.01%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (8.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 7 (5.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.88%) SQL Server 2000
7 5 (4.07%) Relational Database
7 5 (4.07%) DTS
8 2 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.63%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.63%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.81%) UniData
9 1 (0.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 29 (23.58%) Visual Studio
2 23 (18.70%) SpecFlow
3 18 (14.63%) Selenium
4 17 (13.82%) Team Foundation Server
5 11 (8.94%) WebDriver
6 8 (6.50%) NUnit
6 8 (6.50%) Jasmine
7 7 (5.69%) Git (software)
7 7 (5.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 5 (4.07%) Subversion
9 4 (3.25%) CruiseControl
9 4 (3.25%) FxCop
9 4 (3.25%) StyleCop
9 4 (3.25%) JIRA
9 4 (3.25%) QUnit
10 3 (2.44%) Moq
10 3 (2.44%) Mocha
10 3 (2.44%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.63%) ReSharper
12 1 (0.81%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 31 (25.20%) Finance
2 8 (6.50%) Retail
3 4 (3.25%) Banking
3 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.81%) Law
4 1 (0.81%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 89 (72.36%) Developer
2 58 (47.15%) .NET Developer
3 34 (27.64%) C# Developer
4 24 (19.51%) Analyst
5 21 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (8.13%) Test Analyst
7 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
7 8 (6.50%) Software Developer
8 7 (5.69%) QA Analyst
9 6 (4.88%) Analyst Programmer
9 6 (4.88%) Programmer
10 5 (4.07%) Quality Analyst
10 5 (4.07%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Developer
11 4 (3.25%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.25%) Development Team Leader
11 4 (3.25%) .NET Team Leader
11 4 (3.25%) Web Developer
12 3 (2.44%) UI Programmer
12 3 (2.44%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 123 (100.00%) .NET
2 62 (50.41%) HTML
2 62 (50.41%) CSS
3 59 (47.97%) ASP.NET
4 43 (34.96%) jQuery
5 33 (26.83%) WCF
6 32 (26.02%) XML
7 31 (25.20%) ASP.NET MVC
8 29 (23.58%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 27 (21.95%) CSS3
10 21 (17.07%) XHTML
10 21 (17.07%) Web Services
11 20 (16.26%) LINQ
12 17 (13.82%) HTML5
13 13 (10.57%) ADO.NET
14 12 (9.76%) WinForms
15 11 (8.94%) KnockoutJS
16 9 (7.32%) Razor View Engine
16 9 (7.32%) AngularJS
16 9 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.88%) Computer Science
3 4 (3.25%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (1.63%) EMV
4 2 (1.63%) Hedge funds
5 1 (0.81%) User Experience
5 1 (0.81%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.81%) Derivative
5 1 (0.81%) Online Banking
5 1 (0.81%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 32 (26.02%) Windows
2 3 (2.44%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.81%) Linux
4 1 (0.81%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (53.66%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (52.85%) MVC
3 41 (33.33%) TDD
4 30 (24.39%) OO
5 29 (23.58%) BDD
6 27 (21.95%) E-Commerce
7 26 (21.14%) OOD
8 25 (20.33%) Scrum
9 20 (16.26%) Multithreading
10 17 (13.82%) Unit Testing
11 10 (8.13%) Data Modelling
11 10 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (7.32%) Code Coverage
12 9 (7.32%) Regression Testing
13 8 (6.50%) SOA
13 8 (6.50%) Workflow
13 8 (6.50%) Configuration Management
14 7 (5.69%) Time Management
14 7 (5.69%) OOP
15 5 (4.07%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 106 (86.18%) C#
2 62 (50.41%) JavaScript
3 58 (47.15%) SQL
4 27 (21.95%) T-SQL
5 15 (12.20%) Ruby
5 15 (12.20%) VB.NET
6 14 (11.38%) VBScript
7 3 (2.44%) VB
8 2 (1.63%) C++
8 2 (1.63%) VBA
9 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.81%) Delphi
9 1 (0.81%) C
9 1 (0.81%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.81%) Java
9 1 (0.81%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) Degree
2 6 (4.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.63%) MCP
3 2 (1.63%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (17.89%) QA
2 1 (0.81%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (1.63%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.81%) SCCM
1 1 (0.81%) SCOM
Vendors
1 44 (35.77%) Microsoft
2 20 (16.26%) Oracle
3 1 (0.81%) Twitter
3 1 (0.81%) Akamai
3 1 (0.81%) DevExpress
3 1 (0.81%) ESRI
3 1 (0.81%) TIBCO
3 1 (0.81%) MKS
3 1 (0.81%) Redback
3 1 (0.81%) Macromedia
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