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 24 December 2014 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 8 9 6
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 407 293 418
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 14.49% 12.17% 15.53%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.00% 42.16% 49.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 267 181 254
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £461 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 12
Average hourly rate £41.00 £28.25 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.13% -22.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.36 £11.00 £13.72
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £33.25 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
866 695 841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 30.84% 28.87% 31.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 383 475
Average daily rate £388 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 46 41
Average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £11.10 £18.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £39.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 24 December 2014.

.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 24 December 2014.

.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 24 December 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
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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 +6 179 £388 +5.44% 49
Hertfordshire +6 79 £350 -12.43% 28
Bedfordshire +4 59 £425 +70.00% 15
Suffolk +2 39 £400 +6.66% 14
Essex -20 27 £375 +32.74% 21
Norfolk -7 18 £300 +9.09% 12
East Anglia +1 6 £340 +4.61%
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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.

1 535 (68.41%) C#
2 303 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
3 296 (37.85%) ASP.NET
4 234 (29.92%) MVC
5 230 (29.41%) SQL Server
6 225 (28.77%) SQL
7 207 (26.47%) Microsoft
8 198 (25.32%) HTML
9 193 (24.68%) JavaScript
10 166 (21.23%) CSS
11 155 (19.82%) E-Commerce
12 154 (19.69%) TDD
13 140 (17.90%) .NET Framework
14 133 (17.01%) Windows
15 131 (16.75%) jQuery
16 130 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
17 120 (15.35%) Web Services
18 119 (15.22%) WCF
19 113 (14.45%) Oracle
20 100 (12.79%) Scrum
21 98 (12.53%) Finance
22 89 (11.38%) Visual Studio
23 83 (10.61%) XML
24 78 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
25 71 (9.08%) HTML5
26 70 (8.95%) IIS
27 67 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
28 66 (8.44%) OO
29 62 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
29 62 (7.93%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 70 (8.95%) IIS
2 45 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 40 (5.12%) BizTalk Server
4 30 (3.84%) CMS
5 17 (2.17%) WebSphere
6 16 (2.05%) Confluence
7 10 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (1.15%) Umbraco
9 7 (0.90%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.90%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
9 7 (0.90%) SugarCRM
9 7 (0.90%) MS Exchange
10 5 (0.64%) Oracle Service Bus
10 5 (0.64%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2010
11 4 (0.51%) Node.js
11 4 (0.51%) Drupal
12 3 (0.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 3 (0.38%) WordPress
12 3 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 59 (7.54%) MS Excel
2 14 (1.79%) MS Office
3 6 (0.77%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.13%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 39 (4.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.02%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.26%) Tridion
3 2 (0.26%) WebTrends
3 2 (0.26%) SiteCatalyst
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.13%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 62 (7.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 45 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (1.28%) PaaS
4 9 (1.15%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.13%) CloudFront
7 1 (0.13%) Office 365
7 1 (0.13%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 25 (3.20%) FTP
2 24 (3.07%) DNS
2 24 (3.07%) DHCP
3 11 (1.41%) Internet
3 11 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.02%) HTTP
4 8 (1.02%) Firewall
5 7 (0.90%) Wireless
6 6 (0.77%) Broadband
6 6 (0.77%) NAS
7 5 (0.64%) 4G
7 5 (0.64%) Radio Access Network
7 5 (0.64%) LTE
7 5 (0.64%) 2G
7 5 (0.64%) 3G
7 5 (0.64%) Telnet
7 5 (0.64%) Intranet
8 4 (0.51%) VPN
9 3 (0.38%) 3GPP
9 3 (0.38%) RIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 230 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 52 (6.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 49 (6.27%) Oracle Database
4 44 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 31 (3.96%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 29 (3.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 13 (1.66%) MySQL
8 10 (1.28%) NoSQL
8 10 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 9 (1.15%) SQL Server 2000
9 9 (1.15%) DTS
10 8 (1.02%) OLAP
10 8 (1.02%) Couchbase
11 6 (0.77%) MongoDB
11 6 (0.77%) Oracle OLAP
11 6 (0.77%) Oracle Database 10g
12 5 (0.64%) SQL Server 2005
13 4 (0.51%) Azure SQL Database
13 4 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 89 (11.38%) Visual Studio
2 78 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 55 (7.03%) Git (software)
4 35 (4.48%) JIRA
5 34 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 31 (3.96%) NUnit
7 27 (3.45%) TeamCity
8 25 (3.20%) Selenium
9 24 (3.07%) SpecFlow
10 22 (2.81%) Subversion
11 14 (1.79%) Jasmine
12 11 (1.41%) CruiseControl
13 10 (1.28%) Moq
14 9 (1.15%) ReSharper
14 9 (1.15%) Artifactory
15 8 (1.02%) StyleCop
16 7 (0.90%) MSTest
16 7 (0.90%) FinalBuilder
16 7 (0.90%) FxCop
16 7 (0.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 98 (12.53%) Finance
2 23 (2.94%) Telecoms
3 20 (2.56%) Banking
4 18 (2.30%) Retail
4 18 (2.30%) Marketing
5 11 (1.41%) Advertising
6 10 (1.28%) Manufacturing
7 7 (0.90%) Back Office
8 4 (0.51%) Electronics
8 4 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.38%) Legal
9 3 (0.38%) German Language
10 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.26%) French Language
10 2 (0.26%) Local Government
11 1 (0.13%) Publishing
11 1 (0.13%) Games
11 1 (0.13%) Automotive
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 470 (60.10%) Developer
2 268 (34.27%) .NET Developer
3 168 (21.48%) C# Developer
4 145 (18.54%) C# .NET Developer
5 74 (9.46%) ASP.NET Developer
6 70 (8.95%) Architect
7 60 (7.67%) Analyst
8 59 (7.54%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 54 (6.91%) Senior Developer
10 42 (5.37%) Solutions Architect
11 35 (4.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 33 (4.22%) Test Analyst
13 32 (4.09%) Web Developer
13 32 (4.09%) CRM Developer
14 31 (3.96%) Senior .NET Developer
15 30 (3.84%) Software Developer
16 29 (3.71%) Project Manager
17 28 (3.58%) Dynamics CRM Developer
18 23 (2.94%) Software Engineer
19 22 (2.81%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 296 (37.85%) ASP.NET
2 198 (25.32%) HTML
3 166 (21.23%) CSS
4 140 (17.90%) .NET Framework
5 131 (16.75%) jQuery
6 130 (16.62%) ASP.NET MVC
7 120 (15.35%) Web Services
8 119 (15.22%) WCF
9 83 (10.61%) XML
10 71 (9.08%) HTML5
11 62 (7.93%) CSS3
12 44 (5.63%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
13 35 (4.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 33 (4.22%) LINQ
15 32 (4.09%) Ajax
15 32 (4.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 30 (3.84%) WPF
17 29 (3.71%) SOAP
18 25 (3.20%) AngularJS
19 24 (3.07%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 39 (4.99%) Analytical Skills
2 19 (2.43%) Computer Science
3 15 (1.92%) Mobile App
4 9 (1.15%) Replication
5 8 (1.02%) Client/Server
5 8 (1.02%) Inversion of Control
5 8 (1.02%) Kindle
6 7 (0.90%) User Experience
7 5 (0.64%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (0.64%) Blackberry
7 5 (0.64%) STB
7 5 (0.64%) PKI
8 4 (0.51%) Clustering
8 4 (0.51%) N-Tier
8 4 (0.51%) NHS
8 4 (0.51%) CMDB
8 4 (0.51%) Blog
8 4 (0.51%) Embedded Systems
9 3 (0.38%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.38%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 133 (17.01%) Windows
2 24 (3.07%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (2.30%) Linux
3 18 (2.30%) UNIX
4 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
4 13 (1.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (0.38%) Windows 2000 Server
5 3 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.26%) Android
6 2 (0.26%) Windows XP
6 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 7
7 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
7 1 (0.13%) Mac OS X Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 303 (38.75%) Agile Software Development
2 234 (29.92%) MVC
3 155 (19.82%) E-Commerce
4 154 (19.69%) TDD
5 100 (12.79%) Scrum
6 67 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
7 66 (8.44%) OO
8 61 (7.80%) SOA
9 56 (7.16%) CRM
10 55 (7.03%) BDD
11 44 (5.63%) Configuration Management
11 44 (5.63%) Software Engineering
12 39 (4.99%) Unit Testing
13 36 (4.60%) Project Management
14 34 (4.35%) Web Development
15 33 (4.22%) User Acceptance Testing
15 33 (4.22%) DevOps
16 30 (3.84%) Workflow
17 29 (3.71%) MVVM
18 25 (3.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 535 (68.41%) C#
2 225 (28.77%) SQL
3 193 (24.68%) JavaScript
4 60 (7.67%) Java
5 58 (7.42%) VB.NET
6 53 (6.78%) VB
7 48 (6.14%) T-SQL
8 35 (4.48%) PowerShell
9 32 (4.09%) PL/SQL
10 18 (2.30%) VBScript
11 17 (2.17%) PHP
11 17 (2.17%) Ruby
12 15 (1.92%) C++
13 13 (1.66%) Perl
14 12 (1.53%) Python
15 11 (1.41%) VB6
16 10 (1.28%) C
17 6 (0.77%) VBA
17 6 (0.77%) Bash Shell
18 5 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 38 (4.86%) Degree
2 16 (2.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (1.28%) MCITP
3 10 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) MCP
5 2 (0.26%) HNC
5 2 (0.26%) HND
5 2 (0.26%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.13%) APMP
6 1 (0.13%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.13%) ISEB
6 1 (0.13%) OCP
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.13%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (4.60%) QA
2 15 (1.92%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.38%) SLA
3 3 (0.38%) WCAG
System Software
1 49 (6.27%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.77%) Firmware
3 3 (0.38%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ITS
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 26 (3.32%) SCCM
2 24 (3.07%) SCOM
3 16 (2.05%) Puppet
4 15 (1.92%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.38%) Nagios
5 3 (0.38%) HP Data Protector
5 3 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
5 3 (0.38%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.13%) Business Desktop Deployment
Vendors
1 207 (26.47%) Microsoft
2 113 (14.45%) Oracle
3 23 (2.94%) Akamai
4 20 (2.56%) IBM
5 17 (2.17%) SAP
6 10 (1.28%) Salesforce.com
7 9 (1.15%) Sitecore
8 8 (1.02%) Unica
9 7 (0.90%) HP
9 7 (0.90%) Neolane
10 6 (0.77%) Citrix
11 5 (0.64%) webMethods
11 5 (0.64%) JD Edwards
11 5 (0.64%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.64%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.51%) Twitter
12 4 (0.51%) VMware
12 4 (0.51%) Cognos
12 4 (0.51%) Business Objects
13 3 (0.38%) Sybase
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