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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 10 7
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 314 275 353
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.38% 11.87% 14.43%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 41.59% 40.68% 47.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 172 227
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 8
Average hourly rate £20.93 £31.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.07% -16.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
755 676 751
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.76% 29.19% 30.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 458 371 440
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £238 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 47 28
Average hourly rate £37.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £11.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 29 January 2015.

.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
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 29 January 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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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 +7 142 £400 +14.28% 77
Hertfordshire +3 74 £363 -3.33% 61
Bedfordshire -6 34 £419 +15.51% 25
Essex -10 25 £375 +15.38% 25
Suffolk -4 23 £378 +0.66% 24
East Anglia -1 9 £300 -7.69% 2
Norfolk -13 7 £290 +5.45% 11
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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.

1 484 (66.48%) C#
2 279 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
3 255 (35.03%) ASP.NET
4 201 (27.61%) SQL
5 195 (26.79%) SQL Server
6 193 (26.51%) Microsoft
7 187 (25.69%) MVC
8 182 (25.00%) HTML
9 178 (24.45%) JavaScript
10 148 (20.33%) E-Commerce
11 145 (19.92%) CSS
12 133 (18.27%) jQuery
13 132 (18.13%) Oracle
14 131 (17.99%) .NET Framework
15 127 (17.45%) TDD
16 121 (16.62%) Windows
17 108 (14.84%) WCF
18 103 (14.15%) Web Services
19 101 (13.87%) Finance
20 99 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
21 88 (12.09%) Visual Studio
22 87 (11.95%) Scrum
23 70 (9.62%) XML
23 70 (9.62%) HTML5
24 67 (9.20%) SOA
25 65 (8.93%) OO
26 64 (8.79%) Oracle Database
27 63 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
28 62 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
29 61 (8.38%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 61 (8.38%) IIS
2 43 (5.91%) SharePoint
3 36 (4.95%) BizTalk Server
4 29 (3.98%) CMS
5 13 (1.79%) WebSphere
6 12 (1.65%) Confluence
6 12 (1.65%) Umbraco
7 9 (1.24%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.24%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (0.96%) MS Exchange
8 7 (0.96%) SugarCRM
9 5 (0.69%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2010
11 3 (0.41%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.41%) WebLogic
11 3 (0.41%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.41%) Exchange Server 2013
12 2 (0.27%) Node.js
12 2 (0.27%) Kentico
Applications
1 52 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 13 (1.79%) MS Office
3 6 (0.82%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.41%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) MS Project
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 27 (3.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.82%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.27%) WebTrends
4 1 (0.14%) Tridion
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 37 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.37%) PaaS
4 8 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.14%) Office 365
7 1 (0.14%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.16%) DNS
2 22 (3.02%) FTP
3 21 (2.88%) DHCP
4 11 (1.51%) TCP/IP
5 9 (1.24%) Internet
6 7 (0.96%) HTTP
6 7 (0.96%) Firewall
7 6 (0.82%) Wireless
8 5 (0.69%) Broadband
8 5 (0.69%) 2G
8 5 (0.69%) 3G
8 5 (0.69%) LTE
8 5 (0.69%) NAS
8 5 (0.69%) 4G
8 5 (0.69%) Radio Access Network
9 4 (0.55%) Telnet
9 4 (0.55%) VPN
10 3 (0.41%) RIP
10 3 (0.41%) 3GPP
10 3 (0.41%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 195 (26.79%) SQL Server
2 64 (8.79%) Oracle Database
3 42 (5.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 32 (4.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
6 26 (3.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 18 (2.47%) Oracle Database 10g
8 16 (2.20%) Oracle Database 11g
9 10 (1.37%) NoSQL
9 10 (1.37%) DTS
10 9 (1.24%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 8 (1.10%) Couchbase
11 8 (1.10%) SQL Server 2000
11 8 (1.10%) OLAP
12 7 (0.96%) Relational Database
13 6 (0.82%) MongoDB
13 6 (0.82%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (0.69%) MySQL
14 5 (0.69%) Azure SQL Database
15 3 (0.41%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 88 (12.09%) Visual Studio
2 63 (8.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 37 (5.08%) Git (software)
4 33 (4.53%) Jenkins
5 32 (4.40%) SpecFlow
6 30 (4.12%) Selenium
7 24 (3.30%) JIRA
8 21 (2.88%) NUnit
9 15 (2.06%) Subversion
10 13 (1.79%) Jasmine
11 11 (1.51%) TeamCity
12 9 (1.24%) ReSharper
12 9 (1.24%) WebDriver
13 8 (1.10%) StyleCop
14 7 (0.96%) FxCop
14 7 (0.96%) Moq
15 6 (0.82%) CruiseControl
15 6 (0.82%) VSS/SourceSafe
16 5 (0.69%) JUnit
16 5 (0.69%) QuickTest Pro
General
1 101 (13.87%) Finance
2 24 (3.30%) Retail
3 22 (3.02%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.61%) Banking
5 17 (2.34%) Marketing
6 9 (1.24%) Manufacturing
6 9 (1.24%) Advertising
7 5 (0.69%) Back Office
7 5 (0.69%) Electronics
8 4 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (0.55%) Legal
9 2 (0.27%) Local Government
9 2 (0.27%) French Language
9 2 (0.27%) German Language
9 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.14%) Games
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
10 1 (0.14%) Front Office
10 1 (0.14%) Automotive
10 1 (0.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 408 (56.04%) Developer
2 242 (33.24%) .NET Developer
3 155 (21.29%) C# Developer
4 134 (18.41%) C# .NET Developer
5 79 (10.85%) Architect
6 69 (9.48%) Analyst
7 53 (7.28%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 51 (7.01%) Solutions Architect
8 51 (7.01%) ASP.NET Developer
9 49 (6.73%) Senior Developer
10 42 (5.77%) Test Analyst
11 35 (4.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 29 (3.98%) Senior .NET Developer
13 26 (3.57%) Software Developer
13 26 (3.57%) Project Manager
14 23 (3.16%) Web Engineer
15 21 (2.88%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
16 20 (2.75%) Software Engineer
16 20 (2.75%) Web Developer
17 19 (2.61%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 255 (35.03%) ASP.NET
2 182 (25.00%) HTML
3 145 (19.92%) CSS
4 133 (18.27%) jQuery
5 131 (17.99%) .NET Framework
6 108 (14.84%) WCF
7 103 (14.15%) Web Services
8 99 (13.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 70 (9.62%) XML
9 70 (9.62%) HTML5
10 57 (7.83%) CSS3
11 36 (4.95%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 36 (4.95%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 33 (4.53%) WPF
13 32 (4.40%) LINQ
14 28 (3.85%) Ajax
15 26 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 26 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
15 26 (3.57%) XHTML
16 22 (3.02%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 36 (4.95%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.61%) Computer Science
3 17 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.24%) Replication
4 9 (1.24%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (1.10%) Client/Server
6 6 (0.82%) Kindle
7 5 (0.69%) STB
7 5 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
8 4 (0.55%) Open Source
8 4 (0.55%) PKI
8 4 (0.55%) Blog
8 4 (0.55%) Blackberry
8 4 (0.55%) Clustering
8 4 (0.55%) N-Tier
9 3 (0.41%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.41%) Mainframe
9 3 (0.41%) Online Banking
9 3 (0.41%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 121 (16.62%) Windows
2 17 (2.34%) Linux
2 17 (2.34%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (2.06%) UNIX
4 11 (1.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (0.96%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (0.69%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.41%) Windows 2000 Server
7 3 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.27%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.27%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.14%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X Server
9 1 (0.14%) Android
9 1 (0.14%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 279 (38.32%) Agile Software Development
2 187 (25.69%) MVC
3 148 (20.33%) E-Commerce
4 127 (17.45%) TDD
5 87 (11.95%) Scrum
6 67 (9.20%) SOA
7 65 (8.93%) OO
8 62 (8.52%) Continuous Integration
9 60 (8.24%) BDD
10 42 (5.77%) CRM
11 41 (5.63%) User Acceptance Testing
11 41 (5.63%) Software Engineering
12 38 (5.22%) Configuration Management
13 34 (4.67%) Project Management
13 34 (4.67%) Unit Testing
14 30 (4.12%) Manual Testing
15 29 (3.98%) OOD
16 27 (3.71%) DevOps
17 26 (3.57%) Workflow
18 25 (3.43%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 484 (66.48%) C#
2 201 (27.61%) SQL
3 178 (24.45%) JavaScript
4 53 (7.28%) VB.NET
5 50 (6.87%) Java
6 47 (6.46%) T-SQL
7 45 (6.18%) VB
8 29 (3.98%) PL/SQL
9 25 (3.43%) PowerShell
10 21 (2.88%) Ruby
11 18 (2.47%) VBScript
12 14 (1.92%) C++
13 13 (1.79%) PHP
14 12 (1.65%) Perl
15 11 (1.51%) Python
16 10 (1.37%) VB6
17 6 (0.82%) C
17 6 (0.82%) VBA
18 5 (0.69%) Groovy
18 5 (0.69%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (4.95%) Degree
2 14 (1.92%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.82%) MCITP
5 5 (0.69%) MCP
6 3 (0.41%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.27%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.14%) ISEB
8 1 (0.14%) OCP
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.14%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.14%) HNC
8 1 (0.14%) HND
8 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (5.22%) QA
2 13 (1.79%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.55%) SLA
4 2 (0.27%) WCAG
System Software
1 47 (6.46%) Active Directory
2 11 (1.51%) Firmware
3 3 (0.41%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.27%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.14%) SAP ITS
5 1 (0.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 25 (3.43%) SCCM
2 23 (3.16%) SCOM
3 15 (2.06%) Puppet
4 10 (1.37%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.41%) Nagios
5 3 (0.41%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.41%) McAfee ePO
5 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 193 (26.51%) Microsoft
2 132 (18.13%) Oracle
3 24 (3.30%) Akamai
4 18 (2.47%) SAP
5 16 (2.20%) IBM
6 11 (1.51%) Sitecore
7 10 (1.37%) Salesforce.com
8 8 (1.10%) Unica
9 7 (0.96%) HP
9 7 (0.96%) Neolane
10 6 (0.82%) webMethods
10 6 (0.82%) Citrix
11 5 (0.69%) VMware
12 4 (0.55%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.55%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.55%) JD Edwards
12 4 (0.55%) CheckPoint
13 3 (0.41%) BEA
13 3 (0.41%) Cognos
13 3 (0.41%) Sybase
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