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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 8 5
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 268 407 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 8.59% 12.97% 14.51%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.42% 42.48% 47.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 271 204
Average daily rate
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£363 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 13
Average hourly rate £20.94 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.18% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +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
881 958 722
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.25% 30.54% 30.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 596 376
Average daily rate £365 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.38% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £471
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 26 32
Average hourly rate £35.00 £30.00 £37.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -19.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.94 £15.00 £9.23
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £43.26 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 28 August 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 28 August 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 28 August 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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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 99 £365 +16.80% 56
Hertfordshire +7 67 £350 -3.44% 53
Essex -13 34 £400 +18.51% 20
Suffolk -11 28 £375 -6.25% 7
Norfolk -4 24 £346 +21.76% 9
Bedfordshire -8 17 £381 -7.57% 11
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

1 346 (68.24%) C#
2 189 (37.28%) SQL Server
3 183 (36.09%) ASP.NET
4 180 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
5 154 (30.37%) MVC
6 145 (28.60%) JavaScript
7 127 (25.05%) SQL
8 116 (22.88%) Microsoft
9 111 (21.89%) XML
10 104 (20.51%) HTML
11 97 (19.13%) Windows
12 90 (17.75%) .NET Framework
13 89 (17.55%) TDD
14 79 (15.58%) CSS
15 77 (15.19%) Web Services
16 73 (14.40%) WCF
17 66 (13.02%) E-Commerce
18 65 (12.82%) jQuery
19 64 (12.62%) Visual Studio
20 61 (12.03%) Finance
20 61 (12.03%) Java
21 58 (11.44%) Scrum
22 54 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
23 52 (10.26%) SOAP
24 48 (9.47%) Oracle
25 42 (8.28%) VB.NET
26 41 (8.09%) Linux
26 41 (8.09%) SharePoint
27 40 (7.89%) Entity Framework
27 40 (7.89%) AngularJS

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 41 (8.09%) SharePoint
2 34 (6.71%) IIS
3 32 (6.31%) CMS
4 26 (5.13%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (4.34%) SharePoint 2010
6 15 (2.96%) Sitecore CMS
7 13 (2.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 11 (2.17%) Documentum
9 6 (1.18%) Drupal
10 4 (0.79%) Mule
10 4 (0.79%) Confluence
10 4 (0.79%) Node.js
11 3 (0.59%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.59%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.59%) WebSphere
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.39%) LiveLink
12 2 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2003
12 2 (0.39%) WordPress
12 2 (0.39%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 39 (7.69%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.97%) MS Office
3 9 (1.78%) Photoshop
4 6 (1.18%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.59%) MS Visio
6 2 (0.39%) MS Project
6 2 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.20%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.20%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 14 (2.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.58%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.59%) Tridion
4 2 (0.39%) Agresso
4 2 (0.39%) ResourceLink
5 1 (0.20%) Adobe Campaign
5 1 (0.20%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.58%) Office 365
3 7 (1.38%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (0.79%) Amazon EC2
4 4 (0.79%) Rackspace Cloud
5 3 (0.59%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.39%) Google Analytics
6 2 (0.39%) SaaS
7 1 (0.20%) Google Drive
Communications & Networking
1 30 (5.92%) Internet
2 23 (4.54%) LDAP
3 18 (3.55%) Telnet
4 17 (3.35%) Firewall
5 16 (3.16%) SSH
6 13 (2.56%) PuTTY
7 11 (2.17%) Intranet
8 5 (0.99%) HTTP
9 4 (0.79%) DHCP
9 4 (0.79%) Radio Access Network
10 3 (0.59%) NAS
10 3 (0.59%) 4G
10 3 (0.59%) 3G
10 3 (0.59%) 2G
10 3 (0.59%) TCP/IP
11 2 (0.39%) DNS
11 2 (0.39%) SAN
11 2 (0.39%) WAN
11 2 (0.39%) Ethernet
11 2 (0.39%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 189 (37.28%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.31%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (3.94%) MySQL
4 18 (3.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 18 (3.55%) MongoDB
4 18 (3.55%) NoSQL
5 17 (3.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 12 (2.37%) Apache Cassandra
6 12 (2.37%) Relational Database
7 11 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (1.97%) RavenDB
8 10 (1.97%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 10 (1.97%) Data Warehouse
9 9 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
10 7 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 5 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
12 4 (0.79%) Sybase ASE
13 3 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
13 3 (0.59%) WebFOCUS
13 3 (0.59%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 64 (12.62%) Visual Studio
2 37 (7.30%) Git (software)
3 30 (5.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 21 (4.14%) JIRA
4 21 (4.14%) Selenium
5 20 (3.94%) Subversion
5 20 (3.94%) Jasmine
6 14 (2.76%) Jenkins
6 14 (2.76%) NUnit
7 13 (2.56%) Toad
8 9 (1.78%) SpecFlow
9 7 (1.38%) LoadRunner
10 5 (0.99%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 5 (0.99%) gulp
10 5 (0.99%) Grunt
10 5 (0.99%) WebDriver
11 4 (0.79%) MSTest
11 4 (0.79%) Maven
11 4 (0.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (0.79%) JUnit
General
1 61 (12.03%) Finance
2 15 (2.96%) Retail
3 12 (2.37%) Banking
3 12 (2.37%) Marketing
3 12 (2.37%) Telecoms
4 8 (1.58%) Publishing
5 6 (1.18%) Multimedia
5 6 (1.18%) Local Government
6 5 (0.99%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.99%) Advertising
7 4 (0.79%) Back Office
8 2 (0.39%) Automotive
8 2 (0.39%) Legal
9 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.20%) Law
9 1 (0.20%) Pharmaceutical
9 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 321 (63.31%) Developer
2 165 (32.54%) .NET Developer
3 81 (15.98%) C# Developer
4 66 (13.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 64 (12.62%) Architect
6 46 (9.07%) Analyst
7 31 (6.11%) Web Developer
8 28 (5.52%) Solutions Architect
9 23 (4.54%) ASP.NET Developer
10 22 (4.34%) Senior Developer
11 21 (4.14%) Test Analyst
12 19 (3.75%) SharePoint Developer
13 18 (3.55%) Technical Architect
13 18 (3.55%) Agile .NET Developer
14 15 (2.96%) Software Developer
15 14 (2.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
16 13 (2.56%) Sitecore Developer
17 12 (2.37%) Project Manager
18 11 (2.17%) Software Engineer
18 11 (2.17%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (36.09%) ASP.NET
2 111 (21.89%) XML
3 104 (20.51%) HTML
4 90 (17.75%) .NET Framework
5 79 (15.58%) CSS
6 77 (15.19%) Web Services
7 73 (14.40%) WCF
8 65 (12.82%) jQuery
9 54 (10.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (10.26%) SOAP
11 40 (7.89%) Entity Framework
11 40 (7.89%) AngularJS
12 38 (7.50%) KnockoutJS
13 35 (6.90%) ASP.NET Web API
14 30 (5.92%) WPF
15 29 (5.72%) XSLT
16 28 (5.52%) HTML5
16 28 (5.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 21 (4.14%) LINQ
17 21 (4.14%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.72%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (3.94%) N-Tier
3 18 (3.55%) Computer Science
4 16 (3.16%) Client/Server
4 16 (3.16%) User Experience
5 12 (2.37%) Mobile App
6 8 (1.58%) Digital Media
6 8 (1.58%) Management Information System
7 7 (1.38%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (1.38%) Social Media
7 7 (1.38%) Hedge funds
8 5 (0.99%) PKI
9 4 (0.79%) CMDB
9 4 (0.79%) Hybrid Cloud
10 3 (0.59%) Mathematics
10 3 (0.59%) FMCG
10 3 (0.59%) Clustering
11 2 (0.39%) RIA
11 2 (0.39%) Data Integration
11 2 (0.39%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 97 (19.13%) Windows
2 41 (8.09%) Linux
3 10 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (1.38%) Apple iOS
5 7 (1.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 7 (1.38%) UNIX
5 7 (1.38%) Android
6 2 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.20%) Windows 8
7 1 (0.20%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.20%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (35.50%) Agile Software Development
2 154 (30.37%) MVC
3 89 (17.55%) TDD
4 66 (13.02%) E-Commerce
5 58 (11.44%) Scrum
6 33 (6.51%) OO
7 32 (6.31%) SOA
7 32 (6.31%) Software Engineering
8 31 (6.11%) UML
9 29 (5.72%) Web Development
10 27 (5.33%) SDLC
11 22 (4.34%) Unit Testing
11 22 (4.34%) CRM
12 21 (4.14%) Content Management
13 20 (3.94%) MVVM
14 19 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
15 16 (3.16%) Migration
16 15 (2.96%) Workflow
16 15 (2.96%) Data Modelling
16 15 (2.96%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 346 (68.24%) C#
2 145 (28.60%) JavaScript
3 127 (25.05%) SQL
4 61 (12.03%) Java
5 42 (8.28%) VB.NET
6 34 (6.71%) VB
7 24 (4.73%) PowerShell
8 22 (4.34%) T-SQL
9 18 (3.55%) PHP
10 13 (2.56%) C++
11 12 (2.37%) Perl
11 12 (2.37%) VB6
12 10 (1.97%) Python
13 9 (1.78%) Bash Shell
14 7 (1.38%) Pascal
14 7 (1.38%) Delphi
15 6 (1.18%) C
16 5 (0.99%) VBScript
16 5 (0.99%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.79%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 30 (5.92%) Degree
2 17 (3.35%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (1.18%) OCA
3 6 (1.18%) Oracle Certification
4 5 (0.99%) CISSP
4 5 (0.99%) MCPD
5 4 (0.79%) ISEB
6 3 (0.59%) MCP
7 2 (0.39%) MCSE
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 2 (0.39%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (0.39%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.39%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (0.20%) MCTS
8 1 (0.20%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.20%) MCSD
8 1 (0.20%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.16%) QA
2 10 (1.97%) SLA
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.20%) ISO 9000
3 1 (0.20%) GxP
3 1 (0.20%) HL7
System Software
1 18 (3.55%) Active Directory
2 7 (1.38%) Tivoli Directory Server
3 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.59%) Docker
5 2 (0.39%) XenApp
5 2 (0.39%) vSphere
5 2 (0.39%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.39%) Firmware
6 1 (0.20%) ISA Server
6 1 (0.20%) Samba
Systems Management
1 13 (2.56%) Tivoli
1 13 (2.56%) Tivoli Identity Manager
1 13 (2.56%) CA Single Sign-On
2 7 (1.38%) Novell Identity Manager
2 7 (1.38%) Oracle Identity Manager
3 5 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (0.59%) HP SiteScope
4 3 (0.59%) Ansible
5 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.20%) DatAdvantage
6 1 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 116 (22.88%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.47%) Oracle
3 24 (4.73%) Sitecore
4 13 (2.56%) Cyber-Ark
5 12 (2.37%) Google
5 12 (2.37%) Kofax
6 11 (2.17%) EMC
7 10 (1.97%) Apple
8 9 (1.78%) IBM
9 8 (1.58%) Adobe
10 7 (1.38%) Sun
10 7 (1.38%) CA
10 7 (1.38%) JD Edwards
10 7 (1.38%) Novell
11 6 (1.18%) VMware
11 6 (1.18%) Xamarin
12 5 (0.99%) Rackspace
12 5 (0.99%) Citrix
13 4 (0.79%) Sybase
13 4 (0.79%) SAP
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