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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 8 7
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 254 396 312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.32% 13.08% 13.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.86% 43.90% 44.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 157 260 212
Average daily rate
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£359 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £450 £468
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 14
Average hourly rate £20.94 £35.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.18% -2.77%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +10.29%
.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
823 902 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 26.95% 29.80% 29.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 540 565 386
Average daily rate £363 £350 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 39
Average hourly rate £37.45 £33.73 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.04% +7.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £21.75 £22.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £40.50 £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.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 31 July 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
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 31 July 2015.

.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 31 July 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 -5 104 £375 +15.38% 52
Hertfordshire -3 56 £338 -6.89% 47
Essex -21 29 £425 +21.42% 22
Norfolk -4 27 £350 +27.27% 6
Bedfordshire 0 20 £363 -9.25% 15
Suffolk -15 19 £360 -4.00% 14
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 343 (64.35%) C#
2 204 (38.27%) SQL Server
3 194 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
4 174 (32.65%) ASP.NET
5 138 (25.89%) JavaScript
6 136 (25.52%) MVC
7 135 (25.33%) SQL
8 128 (24.02%) Microsoft
9 111 (20.83%) XML
10 101 (18.95%) HTML
11 91 (17.07%) Windows
12 84 (15.76%) TDD
13 83 (15.57%) .NET Framework
14 81 (15.20%) E-Commerce
15 77 (14.45%) CSS
16 68 (12.76%) Web Services
17 65 (12.20%) Visual Studio
17 65 (12.20%) WCF
18 64 (12.01%) jQuery
19 62 (11.63%) Java
20 58 (10.88%) Oracle
20 58 (10.88%) Finance
21 54 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
22 52 (9.76%) Scrum
23 49 (9.19%) SOA
24 47 (8.82%) SOAP
25 46 (8.63%) SharePoint
26 43 (8.07%) VB.NET
27 41 (7.69%) AngularJS
28 39 (7.32%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 46 (8.63%) SharePoint
2 33 (6.19%) CMS
3 31 (5.82%) IIS
4 26 (4.88%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (4.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 18 (3.38%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
8 13 (2.44%) Documentum
9 6 (1.13%) Drupal
10 5 (0.94%) Node.js
11 4 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.75%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.56%) MS Exchange
12 3 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.56%) ArchestrA
13 2 (0.38%) Elasticsearch
13 2 (0.38%) Confluence
13 2 (0.38%) Lync
13 2 (0.38%) LiveLink
13 2 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 39 (7.32%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.69%) MS Office
3 4 (0.75%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.56%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.38%) MS Project
5 2 (0.38%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.19%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 13 (2.44%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.31%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.13%) Tridion
4 4 (0.75%) Maximo
5 2 (0.38%) Agresso
5 2 (0.38%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle Retail
6 1 (0.19%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (4.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.50%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.50%) Office 365
3 7 (1.31%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.75%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.75%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
6 2 (0.38%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.38%) SaaS
7 1 (0.19%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.32%) Internet
2 19 (3.56%) LDAP
3 14 (2.63%) Telnet
4 13 (2.44%) Firewall
4 13 (2.44%) Intranet
5 12 (2.25%) SSH
6 9 (1.69%) PuTTY
7 5 (0.94%) HTTP
8 4 (0.75%) DHCP
8 4 (0.75%) SAN
8 4 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
9 3 (0.56%) 2G
9 3 (0.56%) NAS
9 3 (0.56%) 4G
9 3 (0.56%) TCP/IP
9 3 (0.56%) 3G
10 2 (0.38%) DNS
10 2 (0.38%) WAN
10 2 (0.38%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.38%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 204 (38.27%) SQL Server
2 29 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (3.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 20 (3.75%) MySQL
5 18 (3.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (3.38%) MongoDB
5 18 (3.38%) NoSQL
6 16 (3.00%) SQL Server 2012
6 16 (3.00%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.00%) Data Warehouse
7 12 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 11 (2.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 10 (1.88%) RavenDB
10 9 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.31%) WebFOCUS
11 7 (1.31%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
12 6 (1.13%) Relational Database
12 6 (1.13%) DB2
13 5 (0.94%) Crystal Reports
14 4 (0.75%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 65 (12.20%) Visual Studio
2 29 (5.44%) Git (software)
3 27 (5.07%) Team Foundation Server
4 25 (4.69%) Selenium
5 23 (4.32%) Subversion
6 21 (3.94%) Jasmine
7 19 (3.56%) JIRA
8 14 (2.63%) SpecFlow
9 12 (2.25%) NUnit
10 11 (2.06%) Jenkins
11 10 (1.88%) WebDriver
12 9 (1.69%) Toad
13 6 (1.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 6 (1.13%) LoadRunner
14 5 (0.94%) TeamCity
14 5 (0.94%) AccuRev
14 5 (0.94%) Grunt
14 5 (0.94%) gulp
15 4 (0.75%) MSBuild
15 4 (0.75%) JUnit
General
1 58 (10.88%) Finance
2 25 (4.69%) Retail
3 15 (2.81%) Banking
4 14 (2.63%) Telecoms
5 10 (1.88%) Manufacturing
6 8 (1.50%) Marketing
7 6 (1.13%) Local Government
7 6 (1.13%) Advertising
8 2 (0.38%) Publishing
8 2 (0.38%) Back Office
8 2 (0.38%) Automotive
9 1 (0.19%) Law
9 1 (0.19%) Legal
9 1 (0.19%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.19%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.19%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 315 (59.10%) Developer
2 161 (30.21%) .NET Developer
3 93 (17.45%) C# Developer
4 81 (15.20%) Architect
5 77 (14.45%) C# .NET Developer
6 55 (10.32%) Analyst
7 44 (8.26%) Solutions Architect
8 28 (5.25%) Web Developer
9 27 (5.07%) ASP.NET Developer
10 23 (4.32%) Test Analyst
10 23 (4.32%) Agile .NET Developer
11 22 (4.13%) Senior Developer
12 21 (3.94%) SharePoint Developer
13 20 (3.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
14 17 (3.19%) Technical Architect
14 17 (3.19%) Project Manager
15 16 (3.00%) Software Developer
15 16 (3.00%) Agile C# Developer
16 13 (2.44%) Sitecore Developer
16 13 (2.44%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 174 (32.65%) ASP.NET
2 111 (20.83%) XML
3 101 (18.95%) HTML
4 83 (15.57%) .NET Framework
5 77 (14.45%) CSS
6 68 (12.76%) Web Services
7 65 (12.20%) WCF
8 64 (12.01%) jQuery
9 54 (10.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 47 (8.82%) SOAP
11 41 (7.69%) AngularJS
12 38 (7.13%) KnockoutJS
13 36 (6.75%) XSLT
14 31 (5.82%) WPF
15 30 (5.63%) ASP.NET Web API
16 29 (5.44%) Entity Framework
17 28 (5.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 26 (4.88%) HTML5
19 22 (4.13%) J2EE
20 21 (3.94%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (3.19%) N-Tier
3 15 (2.81%) Client/Server
4 11 (2.06%) Management Information System
5 10 (1.88%) User Experience
6 9 (1.69%) Mobile App
7 8 (1.50%) Hedge funds
7 8 (1.50%) Computer Science
8 5 (0.94%) PKI
8 5 (0.94%) CMDB
9 4 (0.75%) PDA
9 4 (0.75%) NHS
9 4 (0.75%) Data Centre
10 3 (0.56%) Clustering
10 3 (0.56%) FMCG
10 3 (0.56%) Kindle
10 3 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.38%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.38%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (0.38%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 91 (17.07%) Windows
2 35 (6.57%) Linux
3 10 (1.88%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (1.69%) UNIX
5 7 (1.31%) Android
5 7 (1.31%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.31%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.19%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.19%) Solaris
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.19%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 194 (36.40%) Agile Software Development
2 136 (25.52%) MVC
3 84 (15.76%) TDD
4 81 (15.20%) E-Commerce
5 52 (9.76%) Scrum
6 49 (9.19%) SOA
7 36 (6.75%) SDLC
8 34 (6.38%) UML
9 28 (5.25%) OO
10 25 (4.69%) Web Development
11 24 (4.50%) Software Engineering
12 23 (4.32%) Migration
13 22 (4.13%) Manual Testing
14 21 (3.94%) Unit Testing
14 21 (3.94%) BDD
14 21 (3.94%) CRM
14 21 (3.94%) TOGAF
15 19 (3.56%) MVVM
16 18 (3.38%) Zachman Framework
17 17 (3.19%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 343 (64.35%) C#
2 138 (25.89%) JavaScript
3 135 (25.33%) SQL
4 62 (11.63%) Java
5 43 (8.07%) VB.NET
6 37 (6.94%) VB
7 25 (4.69%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.13%) T-SQL
9 20 (3.75%) PHP
10 14 (2.63%) C++
11 11 (2.06%) Perl
11 11 (2.06%) VB6
12 9 (1.69%) Python
13 8 (1.50%) Ruby
14 7 (1.31%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.31%) XMLA
15 6 (1.13%) Pascal
15 6 (1.13%) Delphi
16 5 (0.94%) C
16 5 (0.94%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (4.32%) Degree
2 19 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.50%) MCPD
4 5 (0.94%) CISSP
5 3 (0.56%) MCP
5 3 (0.56%) OCA
5 3 (0.56%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.38%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.38%) PMI Certification
6 2 (0.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (0.38%) MCSE
6 2 (0.38%) ISEB
6 2 (0.38%) SC Cleared
6 2 (0.38%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.19%) MCSD
7 1 (0.19%) HND
7 1 (0.19%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.19%) MCTS
7 1 (0.19%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (3.56%) QA
2 11 (2.06%) SLA
3 3 (0.56%) 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 19 (3.56%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.31%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (1.13%) Tivoli Directory Server
4 5 (0.94%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.56%) Firmware
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%) Docker
7 1 (0.19%) ISA Server
7 1 (0.19%) Samba
Systems Management
1 9 (1.69%) Tivoli
1 9 (1.69%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 9 (1.69%) CA Single Sign-On
2 6 (1.13%) Novell Identity Manager
2 6 (1.13%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.56%) HP SiteScope
5 2 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.19%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.19%) Ansible
6 1 (0.19%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 128 (24.02%) Microsoft
2 58 (10.88%) Oracle
3 26 (4.88%) Sitecore
4 14 (2.63%) Google
5 12 (2.25%) Kofax
6 11 (2.06%) EMC
7 10 (1.88%) Apple
8 9 (1.69%) IBM
8 9 (1.69%) Cyber-Ark
9 8 (1.50%) Citrix
10 6 (1.13%) CA
10 6 (1.13%) Sun
10 6 (1.13%) JD Edwards
10 6 (1.13%) Novell
10 6 (1.13%) VMware
10 6 (1.13%) Xamarin
11 5 (0.94%) Rackspace
11 5 (0.94%) CheckPoint
11 5 (0.94%) SAP
12 4 (0.75%) Sybase
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