The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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 East of England 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 76 86 56
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -30
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 68 32 93
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.16% 1.42% 2.98%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.87% 5.37% 11.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 18 47
Average daily rate £338 £356 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £264 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £385
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £35.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
864 596 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.40% 26.47% 27.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 487 343 476
Average daily rate £350 £338 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 32 60
Average hourly rate £35.80 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £27.48 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
England

.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 18 April 2014.

.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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 23 £338 -25.00% 8
Essex -13 17 £325 +13.04% 4
Hertfordshire -5 13 £303 -6.92% 13
Suffolk -1 9 £425 +3.03% 7
Norfolk +10 5 £325 - 5
Bedfordshire -16 2 £350 +7.69% 15
.NET Framework
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 113 (100.00%) .NET
2 82 (72.57%) C#
3 63 (55.75%) SQL Server
4 56 (49.56%) ASP.NET
5 55 (48.67%) HTML
6 52 (46.02%) JavaScript
7 51 (45.13%) CSS
8 50 (44.25%) jQuery
9 49 (43.36%) SQL
10 47 (41.59%) MVC
11 41 (36.28%) Web Services
12 38 (33.63%) XML
12 38 (33.63%) Microsoft
13 35 (30.97%) Visual Studio
14 34 (30.09%) SQL Server 2008
14 34 (30.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 33 (29.20%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (24.78%) T-SQL
17 27 (23.89%) WCF
18 26 (23.01%) LINQ
19 25 (22.12%) Windows
20 24 (21.24%) Ajax
21 22 (19.47%) XSLT
22 21 (18.58%) Finance
22 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
23 20 (17.70%) HTML5
23 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
23 20 (17.70%) TDD
24 19 (16.81%) SOAP
25 18 (15.93%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 12 (10.62%) IIS
2 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
3 4 (3.54%) Papyrus
3 4 (3.54%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.65%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.77%) Node.js
5 2 (1.77%) AquaLogic
5 2 (1.77%) WebLogic Portal
5 2 (1.77%) CMS
5 2 (1.77%) Apache
5 2 (1.77%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.88%) MS Project Server
6 1 (0.88%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 10 (8.85%) MS Office
2 6 (5.31%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.77%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.88%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Exstream
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (5.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.42%) TCP/IP
2 4 (3.54%) Intranet
3 3 (2.65%) Firewall
3 3 (2.65%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.77%) HTTP
5 1 (0.88%) LAN
5 1 (0.88%) WAN
5 1 (0.88%) RFID
5 1 (0.88%) SAN
5 1 (0.88%) IPv4
5 1 (0.88%) IPv6
5 1 (0.88%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (55.75%) SQL Server
2 34 (30.09%) SQL Server 2008
3 14 (12.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 14 (12.39%) SQL Server 2005
4 11 (9.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (6.19%) SSDT
6 5 (4.42%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
7 3 (2.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (1.77%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.77%) MySQL
8 2 (1.77%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.88%) DTS
9 1 (0.88%) DB2
9 1 (0.88%) EDRMS
9 1 (0.88%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 35 (30.97%) Visual Studio
2 33 (29.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (15.93%) Git (software)
4 8 (7.08%) TeamCity
4 8 (7.08%) Subversion
5 7 (6.19%) MSBuild
5 7 (6.19%) NuGet
5 7 (6.19%) Gradle
5 7 (6.19%) Artifactory
5 7 (6.19%) Maven
6 6 (5.31%) NUnit
6 6 (5.31%) Jenkins
7 5 (4.42%) CruiseControl
8 4 (3.54%) StyleCop
8 4 (3.54%) FxCop
8 4 (3.54%) JIRA
9 3 (2.65%) Selenium
9 3 (2.65%) SpecFlow
10 2 (1.77%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (1.77%) NCover
General
1 21 (18.58%) Finance
2 6 (5.31%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (0.88%) Games
3 1 (0.88%) Manufacturing
3 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 83 (73.45%) Developer
2 52 (46.02%) .NET Developer
3 18 (15.93%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.27%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (8.85%) Architect
7 7 (6.19%) Build and Release Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Release Engineer
7 7 (6.19%) Build Engineer
8 6 (5.31%) Technical Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Web Developer
9 5 (4.42%) Solutions Architect
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Applications Developer
10 4 (3.54%) Consultant
11 3 (2.65%) Administrator
11 3 (2.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 2 (1.77%) Automation Engineer
12 2 (1.77%) C# Application Developer
12 2 (1.77%) .NET Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 113 (100.00%) .NET
2 56 (49.56%) ASP.NET
3 55 (48.67%) HTML
4 51 (45.13%) CSS
5 50 (44.25%) jQuery
6 41 (36.28%) Web Services
7 38 (33.63%) XML
8 34 (30.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 27 (23.89%) WCF
10 26 (23.01%) LINQ
11 24 (21.24%) Ajax
12 22 (19.47%) XSLT
13 21 (18.58%) ASP.NET MVC
14 20 (17.70%) HTML5
15 19 (16.81%) SOAP
16 18 (15.93%) WPF
17 17 (15.04%) CSS3
18 14 (12.39%) XHTML
19 13 (11.50%) JSON
19 13 (11.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.54%) Data Integration
3 3 (2.65%) RIA
4 2 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.88%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.88%) New Media
5 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 25 (22.12%) Windows
2 7 (6.19%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (1.77%) Linux
4 1 (0.88%) UNIX
4 1 (0.88%) AIX
4 1 (0.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.88%) Windows 7
4 1 (0.88%) Android
4 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (41.59%) MVC
2 20 (17.70%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (17.70%) TDD
3 17 (15.04%) OO
4 15 (13.27%) Unit Testing
5 14 (12.39%) Scrum
6 13 (11.50%) SOA
7 12 (10.62%) Configuration Management
8 11 (9.73%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (9.73%) Automated Testing
9 9 (7.96%) Multithreading
10 8 (7.08%) OOP
11 7 (6.19%) Automation Testing
11 7 (6.19%) E-Commerce
11 7 (6.19%) OOD
11 7 (6.19%) Release Management
11 7 (6.19%) MVVM
12 6 (5.31%) Code Coverage
13 5 (4.42%) User Stories
13 5 (4.42%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 82 (72.57%) C#
2 52 (46.02%) JavaScript
3 49 (43.36%) SQL
4 28 (24.78%) T-SQL
5 10 (8.85%) VB.NET
6 9 (7.96%) VBScript
7 7 (6.19%) VB
8 5 (4.42%) VB6
9 4 (3.54%) XAML
10 3 (2.65%) VBA
10 3 (2.65%) PHP
11 2 (1.77%) PowerShell
11 2 (1.77%) Perl
11 2 (1.77%) Java
11 2 (1.77%) Python
12 1 (0.88%) ActionScript
12 1 (0.88%) C
12 1 (0.88%) Lisp
Qualifications
1 3 (2.65%) MCP
1 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.77%) Degree
3 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.88%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (7.96%) QA
2 1 (0.88%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.88%) VMware ESXi
1 1 (0.88%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) SCOM
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
2 1 (0.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 38 (33.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.96%) Oracle
3 7 (6.19%) Red Gate
4 4 (3.54%) HP
5 3 (2.65%) VMware
5 3 (2.65%) DevExpress
6 2 (1.77%) Telerik
6 2 (1.77%) BEA
6 2 (1.77%) Plumtree
7 1 (0.88%) JBoss
7 1 (0.88%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.88%) webMethods
7 1 (0.88%) IBM
Cambridgeshire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified market rate
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Austin Fraser
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Norwich
I4 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Essex
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Ipswich
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 17 days ago