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 June 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 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 7 6
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 254 418 298
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.50% 14.12% 13.44%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.95% 47.18% 44.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 260 203
Average daily rate
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£370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £265 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £450 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
- +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 14
Average hourly rate £20.94 £31.50 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.53% -15.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
795 886 674
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.62% 29.93% 30.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 555 386
Average daily rate £365 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 31 43
Average hourly rate £38.00 £38.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.29% +40.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £28.50 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -

.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 June 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 June 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 -6 101 £330 -5.71% 42
Hertfordshire -6 50 £333 -11.33% 52
Essex -10 42 £400 +23.07% 29
Suffolk -6 24 £493 +25.07% 10
Bedfordshire 0 23 £375 -2.59% 22
Norfolk -14 17 £350 +25.00% 8
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 337 (64.19%) C#
2 200 (38.10%) SQL Server
3 188 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
4 172 (32.76%) ASP.NET
5 135 (25.71%) JavaScript
6 129 (24.57%) Microsoft
7 121 (23.05%) MVC
8 120 (22.86%) SQL
9 108 (20.57%) HTML
10 97 (18.48%) E-Commerce
11 96 (18.29%) XML
12 83 (15.81%) Windows
13 79 (15.05%) .NET Framework
14 78 (14.86%) jQuery
15 76 (14.48%) Oracle
16 75 (14.29%) CSS
17 72 (13.71%) TDD
18 66 (12.57%) Visual Studio
19 62 (11.81%) Web Services
20 58 (11.05%) WCF
21 57 (10.86%) Java
22 54 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
23 52 (9.90%) SOA
23 52 (9.90%) Finance
24 44 (8.38%) KnockoutJS
25 42 (8.00%) SharePoint
26 40 (7.62%) AngularJS
27 37 (7.05%) Scrum
28 36 (6.86%) VB.NET
28 36 (6.86%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 42 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 29 (5.52%) CMS
3 28 (5.33%) IIS
4 21 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
5 18 (3.43%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (2.86%) Documentum
7 13 (2.48%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.14%) Drupal
10 5 (0.95%) WebSphere
11 4 (0.76%) Umbraco
11 4 (0.76%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.57%) ArchestrA
12 3 (0.57%) WebLogic
12 3 (0.57%) MS Exchange
13 2 (0.38%) Mule
13 2 (0.38%) WordPress
13 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2007
13 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
13 2 (0.38%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (5.33%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.14%) MS Office
3 3 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.57%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.19%) MS Project
5 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 7 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.33%) Oracle Retail
2 6 (1.14%) Tridion
2 6 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.95%) Maximo
4 2 (0.38%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 25 (4.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (2.48%) Cloud Computing
3 7 (1.33%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (1.14%) Office 365
5 3 (0.57%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
6 2 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
7 1 (0.19%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 20 (3.81%) Internet
2 17 (3.24%) LDAP
3 13 (2.48%) Telnet
4 12 (2.29%) Firewall
5 11 (2.10%) SSH
5 11 (2.10%) Intranet
6 8 (1.52%) PuTTY
7 5 (0.95%) HTTP
8 4 (0.76%) DHCP
8 4 (0.76%) SAN
8 4 (0.76%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.57%) 2G
9 3 (0.57%) NAS
9 3 (0.57%) 4G
9 3 (0.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.57%) DNS
9 3 (0.57%) 3G
10 2 (0.38%) WAN
10 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 200 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 31 (5.90%) Oracle Database
3 26 (4.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 20 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (3.43%) MySQL
5 18 (3.43%) NoSQL
5 18 (3.43%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (3.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 15 (2.86%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (2.48%) Oracle Database 10g
9 13 (2.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 12 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
11 10 (1.90%) RavenDB
12 9 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.33%) WebFOCUS
13 7 (1.33%) DB2
13 7 (1.33%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
14 6 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
15 4 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 66 (12.57%) Visual Studio
2 27 (5.14%) Selenium
3 25 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 21 (4.00%) SpecFlow
4 21 (4.00%) Jasmine
5 16 (3.05%) JIRA
6 14 (2.67%) Subversion
7 13 (2.48%) WebDriver
8 8 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 8 (1.52%) Toad
9 6 (1.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 6 (1.14%) LoadRunner
9 6 (1.14%) NUnit
10 5 (0.95%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.95%) Grunt
10 5 (0.95%) gulp
10 5 (0.95%) AccuRev
11 4 (0.76%) MSBuild
11 4 (0.76%) JUnit
General
1 52 (9.90%) Finance
2 32 (6.10%) Retail
3 13 (2.48%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.90%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.71%) Banking
6 7 (1.33%) Marketing
7 6 (1.14%) Local Government
7 6 (1.14%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Legal
8 2 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 298 (56.76%) Developer
2 165 (31.43%) .NET Developer
3 103 (19.62%) C# Developer
4 89 (16.95%) Architect
4 89 (16.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 60 (11.43%) Analyst
6 52 (9.90%) Solutions Architect
7 29 (5.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 28 (5.33%) Test Analyst
9 27 (5.14%) ASP.NET Developer
10 25 (4.76%) Web Developer
11 23 (4.38%) Agile .NET Developer
12 20 (3.81%) Senior Developer
13 18 (3.43%) SharePoint Developer
14 16 (3.05%) Technical Architect
14 16 (3.05%) Agile C# Developer
15 15 (2.86%) Project Manager
16 14 (2.67%) Senior .NET Developer
17 12 (2.29%) Software Developer
18 11 (2.10%) Senior Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (32.76%) ASP.NET
2 108 (20.57%) HTML
3 96 (18.29%) XML
4 79 (15.05%) .NET Framework
5 78 (14.86%) jQuery
6 75 (14.29%) CSS
7 62 (11.81%) Web Services
8 58 (11.05%) WCF
9 54 (10.29%) ASP.NET MVC
10 44 (8.38%) KnockoutJS
11 40 (7.62%) AngularJS
12 36 (6.86%) SOAP
13 33 (6.29%) XSLT
14 31 (5.90%) HTML5
15 27 (5.14%) WPF
16 25 (4.76%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (4.19%) Middleware
17 22 (4.19%) J2EE
18 21 (4.00%) CSS3
19 20 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (4.38%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (3.05%) N-Tier
3 15 (2.86%) Client/Server
4 10 (1.90%) Management Information System
4 10 (1.90%) Mobile App
5 9 (1.71%) User Experience
6 8 (1.52%) Computer Science
7 7 (1.33%) Hedge funds
8 5 (0.95%) PKI
8 5 (0.95%) PDA
9 4 (0.76%) NHS
10 3 (0.57%) Clustering
10 3 (0.57%) Kindle
10 3 (0.57%) Data Centre
11 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Mathematics
11 2 (0.38%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.38%) Inversion of Control
11 2 (0.38%) RIA
11 2 (0.38%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 83 (15.81%) Windows
2 27 (5.14%) Linux
3 8 (1.52%) UNIX
4 7 (1.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (1.33%) Apple iOS
4 7 (1.33%) Android
5 6 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.19%) Solaris
8 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (35.81%) Agile Software Development
2 121 (23.05%) MVC
3 97 (18.48%) E-Commerce
4 72 (13.71%) TDD
5 52 (9.90%) SOA
6 37 (7.05%) Scrum
7 33 (6.29%) SDLC
8 31 (5.90%) UML
9 29 (5.52%) Manual Testing
10 25 (4.76%) OO
11 24 (4.57%) Web Development
11 24 (4.57%) BDD
12 23 (4.38%) TOGAF
13 22 (4.19%) User Acceptance Testing
14 18 (3.43%) Content Management
14 18 (3.43%) Zachman Framework
14 18 (3.43%) Migration
14 18 (3.43%) Software Engineering
15 17 (3.24%) Unit Testing
16 16 (3.05%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 337 (64.19%) C#
2 135 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 120 (22.86%) SQL
4 57 (10.86%) Java
5 36 (6.86%) VB.NET
6 35 (6.67%) VB
7 25 (4.76%) T-SQL
8 20 (3.81%) PowerShell
9 18 (3.43%) PHP
10 13 (2.48%) Ruby
11 12 (2.29%) C++
12 9 (1.71%) Perl
12 9 (1.71%) VB6
13 7 (1.33%) XMLA
13 7 (1.33%) Python
14 5 (0.95%) Bash Shell
14 5 (0.95%) Shell Script
15 4 (0.76%) VBScript
15 4 (0.76%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.76%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (3.43%) Degree
2 16 (3.05%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.52%) MCPD
4 5 (0.95%) CISSP
5 3 (0.57%) OCA
5 3 (0.57%) Oracle Certification
5 3 (0.57%) MCP
6 2 (0.38%) MCSE
6 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) MCTS
7 1 (0.19%) ISEB
7 1 (0.19%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (4.95%) QA
2 8 (1.52%) SLA
3 3 (0.57%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.19%) GxP
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.19%) HL7
4 1 (0.19%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 20 (3.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (1.71%) Firmware
3 7 (1.33%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (0.95%) Tivoli Directory Server
5 3 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.38%) Hyper-V
6 2 (0.38%) XenApp
6 2 (0.38%) vSphere
6 2 (0.38%) VMware ESX
6 2 (0.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (1.52%) Tivoli
1 8 (1.52%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 8 (1.52%) CA Single Sign-On
2 5 (0.95%) Novell Identity Manager
2 5 (0.95%) Oracle Identity Manager
2 5 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (0.38%) HP SiteScope
3 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.19%) DatAdvantage
4 1 (0.19%) SCCM
4 1 (0.19%) SCOM
4 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 129 (24.57%) Microsoft
2 76 (14.48%) Oracle
3 21 (4.00%) Sitecore
4 13 (2.48%) Google
5 12 (2.29%) Kofax
6 11 (2.10%) EMC
7 10 (1.90%) Apple
8 9 (1.71%) IBM
9 8 (1.52%) Citrix
9 8 (1.52%) Cyber-Ark
10 7 (1.33%) Xamarin
11 6 (1.14%) SAP
12 5 (0.95%) CA
12 5 (0.95%) Sun
12 5 (0.95%) JD Edwards
12 5 (0.95%) Novell
12 5 (0.95%) OpenText
13 4 (0.76%) VMware
13 4 (0.76%) Remedy
13 4 (0.76%) CheckPoint
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