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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 11 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 199 275 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.85% 9.97% 12.88%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.11% 35.62% 47.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 168 231
Median daily rate £370 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +6.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £255 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.35% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 10
Median hourly rate £20.75 £32.10 £27.74
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.35% +15.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £32.10 £21.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.15 £32.10 £35.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
601 772 836
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 23.70% 28.00% 27.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 428 473
Median daily rate £375 £385 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +9.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 31 33
Median hourly rate £30.50 £38.00 £35.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.73% +7.34%
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 median hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing .NET as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 1 May 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 1 May 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the East of England region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -3 65 £370 +19.35% 52
Essex +2 48 £348 +15.83% 25
Bedfordshire +2 29 £575 - 30
Hertfordshire -3 23 £375 +7.14% 35
Suffolk -9 22 £413 -21.42% 18
Norfolk +4 12 £343 +14.16% 5
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East of England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 296 (71.33%) C#
2 153 (36.87%) ASP.NET
3 143 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (32.77%) SQL
5 128 (30.84%) SQL Server
6 122 (29.40%) Microsoft
7 113 (27.23%) MVC
8 107 (25.78%) .NET Framework
9 100 (24.10%) JavaScript
10 83 (20.00%) WCF
11 77 (18.55%) SOA
12 76 (18.31%) Finance
13 75 (18.07%) HTML
14 73 (17.59%) Software Engineering
15 71 (17.11%) jQuery
16 69 (16.63%) ASP.NET MVC
17 67 (16.14%) Windows
18 64 (15.42%) SOAP
19 61 (14.70%) WPF
20 59 (14.22%) CSS
21 58 (13.98%) TDD
22 46 (11.08%) Visual Studio
22 46 (11.08%) Web Services
23 42 (10.12%) MS Excel
23 42 (10.12%) IIS
23 42 (10.12%) Unit Testing
23 42 (10.12%) REST
24 41 (9.88%) Web Development
25 40 (9.64%) Entity Framework
26 38 (9.16%) AngularJS

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 42 (10.12%) IIS
2 28 (6.75%) SharePoint
3 21 (5.06%) CMS
4 20 (4.82%) JBoss
5 13 (3.13%) Confluence
6 9 (2.17%) Apache
6 9 (2.17%) Tomcat
7 8 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
8 7 (1.69%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.45%) Node.js
9 6 (1.45%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.20%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (1.20%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.96%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.72%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.72%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.72%) SAS
12 3 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.48%) Documentum
Applications
1 42 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.20%) MS Office
2 5 (1.20%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.37%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.72%) Cognos TM1
4 2 (0.48%) Adobe Campaign
4 2 (0.48%) SDL Web 8
5 1 (0.24%) AWD
5 1 (0.24%) Magento
5 1 (0.24%) ResourceLink
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.17%) SaaS
2 8 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.69%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (0.72%) Google App Engine
4 3 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (0.72%) IBM SmartCloud
5 2 (0.48%) GitHub
5 2 (0.48%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (2.89%) HTTP
2 11 (2.65%) TCP/IP
3 8 (1.93%) Firewall
4 6 (1.45%) DNS
4 6 (1.45%) Internet
4 6 (1.45%) SSL
5 5 (1.20%) LDAP
5 5 (1.20%) Network Security
6 4 (0.96%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.72%) DHCP
7 3 (0.72%) FTP
7 3 (0.72%) Intranet
7 3 (0.72%) LAN
7 3 (0.72%) WAN
8 2 (0.48%) IPsec
8 2 (0.48%) SMS
9 1 (0.24%) Extranet
9 1 (0.24%) Telnet
9 1 (0.24%) VDSL
9 1 (0.24%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (30.84%) SQL Server
2 22 (5.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 19 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 17 (4.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 12 (2.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.17%) MySQL
8 8 (1.93%) Relational Database
9 6 (1.45%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.45%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.20%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (0.96%) Data Mining
11 4 (0.96%) DataStage
11 4 (0.96%) WebFOCUS
12 3 (0.72%) Big Data
12 3 (0.72%) DB2
12 3 (0.72%) QlikView
12 3 (0.72%) Redis
12 3 (0.72%) Riak
13 2 (0.48%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 46 (11.08%) Visual Studio
2 37 (8.92%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.06%) NUnit
4 16 (3.86%) Git (software)
4 16 (3.86%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.37%) Selenium
6 13 (3.13%) JIRA
7 11 (2.65%) Subversion
7 11 (2.65%) TeamCity
8 10 (2.41%) SpecFlow
9 6 (1.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (1.20%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.96%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.96%) MSTest
12 3 (0.72%) Capybara
12 3 (0.72%) Hudson
12 3 (0.72%) Moq
12 3 (0.72%) Rational DOORS
12 3 (0.72%) Rational Rhapsody
12 3 (0.72%) VisualVM
General
1 76 (18.31%) Finance
2 22 (5.30%) Retail
3 14 (3.37%) Financial Institution
4 8 (1.93%) Legal
4 8 (1.93%) Manufacturing
5 7 (1.69%) Banking
6 6 (1.45%) Telecoms
7 3 (0.72%) Advertising
8 2 (0.48%) Automotive
8 2 (0.48%) Marketing
9 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.24%) Electronics
9 1 (0.24%) Front Office
9 1 (0.24%) Games
9 1 (0.24%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 245 (59.04%) Developer
2 164 (39.52%) .NET Developer
3 107 (25.78%) C# Developer
4 97 (23.37%) C# .NET Developer
5 54 (13.01%) ASP.NET Developer
6 51 (12.29%) Architect
7 48 (11.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 42 (10.12%) Senior Developer
9 38 (9.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 37 (8.92%) SQL Developer
11 35 (8.43%) Software Engineer
12 31 (7.47%) Analyst
13 27 (6.51%) WPF Developer
14 25 (6.02%) Applications Support
15 24 (5.78%) Senior .NET Developer
16 21 (5.06%) Solutions Architect
16 21 (5.06%) Technical Architect
17 20 (4.82%) C# WPF Developer
18 19 (4.58%) Senior C# Developer
19 17 (4.10%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (36.87%) ASP.NET
2 107 (25.78%) .NET Framework
3 83 (20.00%) WCF
4 75 (18.07%) HTML
5 71 (17.11%) jQuery
6 69 (16.63%) ASP.NET MVC
7 64 (15.42%) SOAP
8 61 (14.70%) WPF
9 59 (14.22%) CSS
10 46 (11.08%) Web Services
11 42 (10.12%) REST
12 40 (9.64%) Entity Framework
13 38 (9.16%) AngularJS
14 37 (8.92%) XML
15 36 (8.67%) ASP.NET Web API
16 32 (7.71%) LINQ
17 30 (7.23%) Middleware
18 29 (6.99%) HTML5
19 25 (6.02%) RESTful
20 22 (5.30%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 34 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.86%) Hybrid Cloud
3 14 (3.37%) iPad
4 10 (2.41%) N-Tier
5 9 (2.17%) Data Integration
5 9 (2.17%) User Experience
6 6 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (1.45%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.20%) Digital Media
7 5 (1.20%) SCADA
8 4 (0.96%) Data Centre
8 4 (0.96%) DataPower
8 4 (0.96%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.96%) Mobile App
9 3 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 3 (0.72%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.72%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (0.48%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.48%) RIA
10 2 (0.48%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 67 (16.14%) Windows
2 23 (5.54%) Windows Server
3 16 (3.86%) Linux
4 14 (3.37%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.93%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (1.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (34.46%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (27.23%) MVC
3 77 (18.55%) SOA
4 73 (17.59%) Software Engineering
5 58 (13.98%) TDD
6 42 (10.12%) Unit Testing
7 41 (9.88%) Web Development
8 36 (8.67%) OO
9 33 (7.95%) E-Commerce
9 33 (7.95%) Scrum
10 29 (6.99%) Microservices
11 24 (5.78%) Reverse Engineering
12 21 (5.06%) DevOps
13 19 (4.58%) Change Control
13 19 (4.58%) Continuous Integration
13 19 (4.58%) CRM
13 19 (4.58%) Low Latency
14 18 (4.34%) Business Intelligence
14 18 (4.34%) ERP
15 17 (4.10%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 296 (71.33%) C#
2 136 (32.77%) SQL
3 100 (24.10%) JavaScript
4 35 (8.43%) Java
5 31 (7.47%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.30%) VB.NET
7 13 (3.13%) PHP
7 13 (3.13%) PowerShell
8 10 (2.41%) Ruby
9 9 (2.17%) C++
10 7 (1.69%) C
10 7 (1.69%) XAML
11 6 (1.45%) Perl
12 5 (1.20%) Python
12 5 (1.20%) X++
13 3 (0.72%) Ada
13 3 (0.72%) CoffeeScript
13 3 (0.72%) Objective-C
14 2 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 2 (0.48%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (4.10%) Degree
2 13 (3.13%) Security Cleared
3 11 (2.65%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.96%) PhD
5 3 (0.72%) HND
5 3 (0.72%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.48%) ISEB
6 2 (0.48%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) CCNA
7 1 (0.24%) CCNP
7 1 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.24%) MCP
7 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.41%) QA
2 6 (1.45%) SLA
3 4 (0.96%) COBIT
3 4 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.96%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.24%) SDET
5 1 (0.24%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (0.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.48%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.48%) Xen
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.24%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
1 6 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.96%) Puppet
3 3 (0.72%) Opsview
4 1 (0.24%) Cacti
4 1 (0.24%) Nagios
4 1 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 122 (29.40%) Microsoft
2 28 (6.75%) Red Hat
3 25 (6.02%) Oracle
4 12 (2.89%) DevExpress
4 12 (2.89%) JD Edwards
5 11 (2.65%) IBM
5 11 (2.65%) VMware
6 7 (1.69%) Atlassian
6 7 (1.69%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.45%) HP
7 6 (1.45%) webMethods
8 5 (1.20%) Splunk
8 5 (1.20%) Teradata
9 4 (0.96%) Cognos
9 4 (0.96%) Facebook
9 4 (0.96%) Twitter
10 3 (0.72%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.72%) Google
10 3 (0.72%) SAP
10 3 (0.72%) Software AG
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Verticality Ltd
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton
Interquest - IQ Tech
Rate: £280 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Bristow Holland
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Watford, Hertfordshire
Tec Partners
Rate: From £325 to £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Essex
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Essex
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £475 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Inzu
Rate: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum - Paid weekly based on this salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
Mason Frank International
Rate: £500 - £600 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Ipswich
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Market related
Posted: 18 days ago
Hertfordshire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £350 - 400 per day
Posted: 26 days ago