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 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 14 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -6
Contract jobs citing .NET 196 247 364
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.95% 8.95% 12.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.72% 34.55% 44.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 152 214
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £235 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £365 £338 £330
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +2.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Median hourly rate £9.00 - £27.74
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-7.50% +25.00%
.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
618 715 813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 25.07% 25.92% 27.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 390 390 482
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £488 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 33
Median hourly rate £30.50 £40.30 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.31% +7.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £35.00 £29.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £46.40 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.33% +7.14%

.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 25 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
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 25 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 -6 56 £375 +25.00% 55
Essex +5 51 £348 +4.51% 23
Bedfordshire +7 27 £525 +31.25% 20
Hertfordshire +5 27 £450 +33.33% 36
Suffolk -10 24 £438 -16.66% 12
Norfolk +8 11 £350 - 8
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 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.

1 271 (69.85%) C#
2 143 (36.86%) ASP.NET
3 138 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
4 128 (32.99%) SQL
5 123 (31.70%) SQL Server
6 111 (28.61%) MVC
7 109 (28.09%) Microsoft
8 101 (26.03%) JavaScript
8 101 (26.03%) .NET Framework
9 74 (19.07%) WCF
10 72 (18.56%) HTML
11 71 (18.30%) Finance
12 68 (17.53%) SOA
12 68 (17.53%) jQuery
13 66 (17.01%) Software Engineering
14 65 (16.75%) ASP.NET MVC
15 63 (16.24%) CSS
16 61 (15.72%) SOAP
17 60 (15.46%) Windows
18 58 (14.95%) WPF
19 56 (14.43%) TDD
20 42 (10.82%) Visual Studio
20 42 (10.82%) REST
21 41 (10.57%) Unit Testing
21 41 (10.57%) MS Excel
21 41 (10.57%) AngularJS
22 40 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
22 40 (10.31%) E-Commerce
22 40 (10.31%) Java
23 39 (10.05%) Web Development

.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 33 (8.51%) IIS
2 29 (7.47%) SharePoint
3 26 (6.70%) CMS
4 19 (4.90%) JBoss
5 13 (3.35%) Confluence
6 10 (2.58%) BizTalk Server
6 10 (2.58%) Node.js
7 9 (2.32%) Apache
7 9 (2.32%) Tomcat
8 7 (1.80%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.80%) WebLogic
9 6 (1.55%) Umbraco
10 5 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 5 (1.29%) WebSphere
11 4 (1.03%) GlassFish
12 3 (0.77%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.77%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.77%) SAS
12 3 (0.77%) SharePoint 2013
13 2 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 41 (10.57%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.29%) MS Office
2 5 (1.29%) MS Visio
2 5 (1.29%) Windchill
3 2 (0.52%) MS Project
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (4.12%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (3.09%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (1.29%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.77%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.26%) AWD
5 1 (0.26%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.80%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (1.80%) SaaS
2 6 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
2 6 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.77%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (0.52%) GitHub
4 2 (0.52%) Google App Engine
4 2 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.58%) HTTP
1 10 (2.58%) TCP/IP
2 7 (1.80%) Internet
3 5 (1.29%) DNS
3 5 (1.29%) Firewall
3 5 (1.29%) Network Security
4 4 (1.03%) HTTPS
4 4 (1.03%) Intranet
4 4 (1.03%) LDAP
4 4 (1.03%) SSL
5 2 (0.52%) DHCP
5 2 (0.52%) FTP
5 2 (0.52%) IPsec
5 2 (0.52%) LAN
5 2 (0.52%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Extranet
6 1 (0.26%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (31.70%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (4.12%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (3.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (2.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 11 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 10 (2.58%) Relational Database
7 9 (2.32%) MySQL
8 8 (2.06%) Data Mining
9 6 (1.55%) BusinessObjects
9 6 (1.55%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (1.29%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.03%) DataStage
11 4 (1.03%) DB2
11 4 (1.03%) WebFOCUS
12 3 (0.77%) QlikView
12 3 (0.77%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.77%) Redis
12 3 (0.77%) Riak
13 2 (0.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 42 (10.82%) Visual Studio
2 37 (9.54%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.41%) NUnit
4 14 (3.61%) Selenium
5 13 (3.35%) Git (software)
5 13 (3.35%) Subversion
5 13 (3.35%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.09%) JIRA
7 10 (2.58%) SpecFlow
8 6 (1.55%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.29%) MSTest
10 4 (1.03%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.03%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.03%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.77%) Capybara
11 3 (0.77%) Moq
11 3 (0.77%) TortoiseSVN
11 3 (0.77%) VisualVM
11 3 (0.77%) WATIR
General
1 71 (18.30%) Finance
2 23 (5.93%) Retail
3 12 (3.09%) Financial Institution
4 11 (2.84%) Manufacturing
5 6 (1.55%) Automotive
5 6 (1.55%) Telecoms
6 5 (1.29%) Banking
6 5 (1.29%) Legal
7 4 (1.03%) Advertising
8 2 (0.52%) Publishing
9 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.26%) Electronics
9 1 (0.26%) Front Office
9 1 (0.26%) Marketing
9 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 243 (62.63%) Developer
2 154 (39.69%) .NET Developer
3 96 (24.74%) C# Developer
4 87 (22.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 49 (12.63%) ASP.NET Developer
6 42 (10.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 40 (10.31%) Architect
7 40 (10.31%) Senior Developer
8 38 (9.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 30 (7.73%) SQL Developer
10 27 (6.96%) Software Engineer
11 25 (6.44%) Analyst
11 25 (6.44%) WPF Developer
12 22 (5.67%) Senior .NET Developer
13 21 (5.41%) Applications Support
14 18 (4.64%) C# WPF Developer
14 18 (4.64%) Senior C# Developer
15 17 (4.38%) Solutions Architect
15 17 (4.38%) Web Developer
16 16 (4.12%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 143 (36.86%) ASP.NET
2 101 (26.03%) .NET Framework
3 74 (19.07%) WCF
4 72 (18.56%) HTML
5 68 (17.53%) jQuery
6 65 (16.75%) ASP.NET MVC
7 63 (16.24%) CSS
8 61 (15.72%) SOAP
9 58 (14.95%) WPF
10 42 (10.82%) REST
11 41 (10.57%) AngularJS
12 40 (10.31%) ASP.NET Web API
13 37 (9.54%) Web Services
13 37 (9.54%) XML
14 31 (7.99%) Entity Framework
15 29 (7.47%) HTML5
16 26 (6.70%) Middleware
17 24 (6.19%) LINQ
18 20 (5.15%) CSS3
19 16 (4.12%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.99%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.87%) Hybrid Cloud
2 15 (3.87%) iPad
3 12 (3.09%) User Experience
4 9 (2.32%) N-Tier
5 8 (2.06%) Data Integration
6 6 (1.55%) Digital Media
6 6 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (1.29%) Hedge funds
7 5 (1.29%) SCADA
8 4 (1.03%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.03%) DataPower
8 4 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
8 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.77%) RIA
10 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.52%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.52%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.52%) Robotics
10 2 (0.52%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 60 (15.46%) Windows
2 21 (5.41%) Windows Server
3 18 (4.64%) Linux
4 12 (3.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (2.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (2.06%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (1.03%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.52%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.26%) Android
9 1 (0.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (35.57%) Agile Software Development
2 111 (28.61%) MVC
3 68 (17.53%) SOA
4 66 (17.01%) Software Engineering
5 56 (14.43%) TDD
6 41 (10.57%) Unit Testing
7 40 (10.31%) E-Commerce
8 39 (10.05%) Web Development
9 38 (9.79%) OO
10 34 (8.76%) Scrum
11 28 (7.22%) Microservices
12 26 (6.70%) Reverse Engineering
13 24 (6.19%) CRM
14 20 (5.15%) Change Control
15 18 (4.64%) BDD
15 18 (4.64%) Continuous Integration
16 16 (4.12%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (4.12%) Integration Testing
16 16 (4.12%) Low Latency
16 16 (4.12%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 271 (69.85%) C#
2 128 (32.99%) SQL
3 101 (26.03%) JavaScript
4 40 (10.31%) Java
5 27 (6.96%) T-SQL
6 20 (5.15%) VB.NET
7 11 (2.84%) C++
7 11 (2.84%) PHP
8 8 (2.06%) Ruby
8 8 (2.06%) XAML
9 7 (1.80%) PowerShell
10 6 (1.55%) C
11 5 (1.29%) X++
12 3 (0.77%) CoffeeScript
12 3 (0.77%) Perl
12 3 (0.77%) Python
12 3 (0.77%) VB
13 2 (0.52%) VB6
14 1 (0.26%) Magik
14 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (3.61%) Degree
2 11 (2.84%) Security Cleared
3 10 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.03%) PhD
5 3 (0.77%) HND
5 3 (0.77%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.52%) ISEB
6 2 (0.52%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.26%) MCP
7 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.58%) QA
2 6 (1.55%) SLA
3 4 (1.03%) COBIT
3 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.03%) ISO27002
4 2 (0.52%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.26%) WAI
System Software
1 4 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.52%) Hyper-V
2 2 (0.52%) Xen
3 1 (0.26%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 6 (1.55%) HP Quality Center
2 4 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.77%) Opsview
3 3 (0.77%) Puppet
Vendors
1 109 (28.09%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.70%) Red Hat
3 25 (6.44%) Oracle
4 11 (2.84%) VMware
5 10 (2.58%) DevExpress
5 10 (2.58%) IBM
5 10 (2.58%) JD Edwards
5 10 (2.58%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.80%) Atlassian
7 6 (1.55%) HP
8 5 (1.29%) Splunk
8 5 (1.29%) Teradata
9 4 (1.03%) Facebook
9 4 (1.03%) hybris
9 4 (1.03%) Twitter
9 4 (1.03%) webMethods
10 3 (0.77%) Cognos
10 3 (0.77%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.77%) SAP
10 3 (0.77%) Software AG
Cambridgeshire
Oscar
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £450 - £510 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Essex
Premier Engineering
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Bury St. Edmunds, Suffolk
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £360 - £380 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 35 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich, Suffolk
Lorien Resourcing
Rate: MARKET RATE
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago
Hemel Hempstead, Hertfordshire
Green Thompson Consulting
Rate: Up to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Norwich
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Sanderson
Posted: 9 days ago
Peterborough
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 9 days ago
Essex
g2 Recruitment
Posted: 16 days ago
Stevenage
People Source Consulting
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 18 days ago