The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 202 301 306
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.62% 11.98% 12.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.95% 41.52% 44.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 187 188
Average daily rate £368 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £247 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £560 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 8
Average hourly rate £50.39 £20.93 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+140.75% -31.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £20.93 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.20 £20.93 £37.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.25 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+24.03% -5.14%
.NET
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
613 725 693
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.15% 28.86% 28.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 384 426 383
Average daily rate £385 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 31 45
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £31.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £23.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

.NET
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 across the East of England region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

.NET
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 across the East of England region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 2016.

.NET Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

.NET
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 within the East of England region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
Cambridgeshire -10 54 £358 -10.62% 61
Essex +5 46 £356 +10.46% 25
Bedfordshire +10 43 £388 -8.82% 28
Hertfordshire -7 37 £381 +1.66% 32
Norfolk -5 13 £300 +1.69% 7
Suffolk -3 8 £325 -13.90% 3
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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.

1 310 (75.24%) C#
2 184 (44.66%) ASP.NET
3 151 (36.65%) SQL Server
4 140 (33.98%) SQL
5 129 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
6 123 (29.85%) MVC
7 119 (28.88%) Microsoft
8 95 (23.06%) JavaScript
9 93 (22.57%) WCF
10 82 (19.90%) .NET Framework
10 82 (19.90%) SOA
11 74 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
12 73 (17.72%) Software Engineering
13 65 (15.78%) HTML
14 64 (15.53%) Web Services
15 63 (15.29%) Finance
15 63 (15.29%) TDD
16 62 (15.05%) jQuery
16 62 (15.05%) SOAP
17 55 (13.35%) Windows
17 55 (13.35%) CSS
18 48 (11.65%) Visual Studio
19 46 (11.17%) REST
20 45 (10.92%) WPF
21 44 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
21 44 (10.68%) XML
22 42 (10.19%) Entity Framework
23 41 (9.95%) OO
24 36 (8.74%) Unit Testing
25 34 (8.25%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England 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 26 (6.31%) IIS
2 19 (4.61%) SharePoint
3 18 (4.37%) Confluence
4 17 (4.13%) CMS
5 10 (2.43%) JBoss
6 9 (2.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.94%) Mule
8 7 (1.70%) Apache ServiceMix
9 6 (1.46%) Apache
9 6 (1.46%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.46%) ColdFusion
10 5 (1.21%) Tomcat
11 4 (0.97%) Sitecore CMS
11 4 (0.97%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.73%) SharePoint Server
12 3 (0.73%) WebLogic
13 2 (0.49%) Jetty
13 2 (0.49%) nginx
13 2 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.49%) Umbraco
Applications
1 33 (8.01%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.94%) MS Office
2 8 (1.94%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.97%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (2.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.70%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.49%) Adobe Campaign
3 2 (0.49%) Cognos TM1
4 1 (0.24%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.24%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.24%) Markit EDM
4 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.24%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.24%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.18%) SaaS
2 7 (1.70%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 6 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.73%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.49%) IaaS
6 1 (0.24%) GitHub
6 1 (0.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.18%) Firewall
1 9 (2.18%) Internet
2 8 (1.94%) DNS
3 7 (1.70%) SSL
4 5 (1.21%) HTTP
4 5 (1.21%) Radio Access Network
4 5 (1.21%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.97%) DHCP
5 4 (0.97%) HTTPS
5 4 (0.97%) LAN
5 4 (0.97%) LDAP
5 4 (0.97%) Telnet
5 4 (0.97%) WAN
6 3 (0.73%) FTP
6 3 (0.73%) PuTTY
6 3 (0.73%) SSH
7 2 (0.49%) 4G
7 2 (0.49%) Intranet
7 2 (0.49%) SAN
7 2 (0.49%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (36.65%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (4.37%) SQL Server 2008
5 16 (3.88%) Data Warehouse
6 13 (3.16%) SQL Server 2012
7 12 (2.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (2.43%) Relational Database
9 9 (2.18%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 9 (2.18%) MySQL
10 7 (1.70%) Big Data
11 6 (1.46%) BusinessObjects
12 5 (1.21%) PostgreSQL
13 4 (0.97%) DataStage
13 4 (0.97%) WebFOCUS
14 2 (0.49%) Data Mining
14 2 (0.49%) Power BI
14 2 (0.49%) QlikView
14 2 (0.49%) RDBMS
15 1 (0.24%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 48 (11.65%) Visual Studio
2 44 (10.68%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (6.07%) Git (software)
3 25 (6.07%) JIRA
4 17 (4.13%) Jenkins
5 12 (2.91%) Selenium
6 11 (2.67%) NUnit
7 7 (1.70%) TeamCity
8 5 (1.21%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (1.21%) Rational Rhapsody
8 5 (1.21%) Subversion
9 4 (0.97%) CruiseControl
9 4 (0.97%) Cucumber
9 4 (0.97%) Hudson
9 4 (0.97%) LoadRunner
9 4 (0.97%) MSTest
10 3 (0.73%) Toad
10 3 (0.73%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 3 (0.73%) WebDriver
11 2 (0.49%) FxCop
General
1 63 (15.29%) Finance
2 11 (2.67%) Retail
3 10 (2.43%) Banking
3 10 (2.43%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.18%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.70%) Legal
5 7 (1.70%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.46%) Marketing
7 5 (1.21%) Automotive
7 5 (1.21%) Back Office
8 4 (0.97%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.97%) Publishing
9 2 (0.49%) Electronics
9 2 (0.49%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.24%) Billing
10 1 (0.24%) Front Office
10 1 (0.24%) Games
Job Titles
1 228 (55.34%) Developer
2 156 (37.86%) .NET Developer
3 111 (26.94%) C# Developer
4 98 (23.79%) C# .NET Developer
5 74 (17.96%) Architect
6 55 (13.35%) ASP.NET Developer
7 46 (11.17%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (10.19%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 42 (10.19%) SQL Developer
9 38 (9.22%) Solutions Architect
10 35 (8.50%) Analyst
10 35 (8.50%) Senior Developer
11 34 (8.25%) Software Engineer
12 28 (6.80%) Technical Architect
13 24 (5.83%) Senior .NET Developer
14 23 (5.58%) Applications Support
15 19 (4.61%) Web Developer
15 19 (4.61%) WPF Developer
16 18 (4.37%) Senior C# Developer
16 18 (4.37%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 184 (44.66%) ASP.NET
2 93 (22.57%) WCF
3 82 (19.90%) .NET Framework
4 74 (17.96%) ASP.NET MVC
5 65 (15.78%) HTML
6 64 (15.53%) Web Services
7 62 (15.05%) jQuery
7 62 (15.05%) SOAP
8 55 (13.35%) CSS
9 46 (11.17%) REST
10 45 (10.92%) WPF
11 44 (10.68%) XML
12 42 (10.19%) Entity Framework
13 33 (8.01%) RESTful
14 31 (7.52%) AngularJS
14 31 (7.52%) ASP.NET Web API
15 27 (6.55%) LINQ
16 25 (6.07%) HTML5
17 22 (5.34%) Ajax
18 21 (5.10%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.01%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (4.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (3.64%) User Experience
4 13 (3.16%) Computer Science
5 11 (2.67%) Data Integration
6 10 (2.43%) N-Tier
7 8 (1.94%) iPad
7 8 (1.94%) Mobile App
8 6 (1.46%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (1.46%) Social Media
9 5 (1.21%) Client/Server
9 5 (1.21%) Management Information System
9 5 (1.21%) SCADA
10 4 (0.97%) Digital Media
11 3 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 3 (0.73%) Inversion of Control
12 2 (0.49%) Hedge funds
12 2 (0.49%) iPhone
12 2 (0.49%) Reinsurance
13 1 (0.24%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 55 (13.35%) Windows
2 21 (5.10%) Linux
3 13 (3.16%) Windows Server
4 6 (1.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (1.21%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (0.97%) Unix
7 2 (0.49%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (31.31%) Agile Software Development
2 123 (29.85%) MVC
3 82 (19.90%) SOA
4 73 (17.72%) Software Engineering
5 63 (15.29%) TDD
6 41 (9.95%) OO
7 36 (8.74%) Unit Testing
8 32 (7.77%) Scrum
9 29 (7.04%) Web Development
10 28 (6.80%) Microservices
11 27 (6.55%) E-Commerce
11 27 (6.55%) Low Latency
12 25 (6.07%) Continuous Integration
13 23 (5.58%) DevOps
13 23 (5.58%) Reverse Engineering
14 20 (4.85%) Enterprise Architecture
14 20 (4.85%) Open Source
15 17 (4.13%) Business Intelligence
15 17 (4.13%) Data Modelling
15 17 (4.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 310 (75.24%) C#
2 140 (33.98%) SQL
3 95 (23.06%) JavaScript
4 34 (8.25%) Java
5 33 (8.01%) T-SQL
6 24 (5.83%) VB.NET
7 21 (5.10%) PowerShell
8 14 (3.40%) C++
9 8 (1.94%) VB
10 7 (1.70%) C
11 6 (1.46%) Perl
12 5 (1.21%) Ada
12 5 (1.21%) PHP
13 4 (0.97%) Python
13 4 (0.97%) Ruby
13 4 (0.97%) VBScript
14 3 (0.73%) Bash Shell
14 3 (0.73%) Objective-C
14 3 (0.73%) VB6
14 3 (0.73%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (5.58%) Degree
2 14 (3.40%) Security Cleared
3 12 (2.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.73%) HND
5 2 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.49%) OCA
5 2 (0.49%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.24%) CCNA
6 1 (0.24%) CCNP
6 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (0.24%) ISEB
6 1 (0.24%) MCP
6 1 (0.24%) MCSE
6 1 (0.24%) PhD
6 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.94%) QA
2 4 (0.97%) COBIT
2 4 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (0.97%) ISO27002
3 3 (0.73%) SLA
4 2 (0.49%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.24%) SDET
5 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (0.73%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.49%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.49%) Xen
3 1 (0.24%) Docker
3 1 (0.24%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (0.24%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 1 (0.24%) VMware ESX
3 1 (0.24%) vSphere
3 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (1.46%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.21%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (0.97%) Puppet
4 3 (0.73%) CA Single Sign-On
4 3 (0.73%) Tivoli
4 3 (0.73%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Ansible
5 1 (0.24%) Cacti
5 1 (0.24%) Nagios
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Identity Manager
5 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 119 (28.88%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.52%) Oracle
3 17 (4.13%) Red Hat
4 12 (2.91%) Atlassian
5 11 (2.67%) DevExpress
6 7 (1.70%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.70%) WSO2
7 6 (1.46%) Adobe
7 6 (1.46%) JD Edwards
8 5 (1.21%) HP
8 5 (1.21%) IBM
9 4 (0.97%) Facebook
9 4 (0.97%) Teradata
9 4 (0.97%) Twitter
10 3 (0.73%) Cognos
10 3 (0.73%) Cyber-Ark
10 3 (0.73%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (0.73%) SAP
10 3 (0.73%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.73%) VMware
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