The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the East of England region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 7 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 394 310 339
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 12.98% 12.97% 11.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.17% 45.06% 40.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 207 173
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £468 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+2.30% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 15 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £31.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +16.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.60 £9.23 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £38.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
892 688 842
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.39% 28.79% 27.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 559 377 439
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £215 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £324
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 42 71
Average hourly rate £35.00 £29.92 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.97% -7.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.40 £22.66 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.72 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
.NET
England

.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 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +4 140 £325 -13.33% 75
Suffolk -2 72 £381 +1.66% 15
Hertfordshire -1 53 £363 -9.37% 41
Essex -4 50 £350 +29.62% 36
Norfolk -3 40 £275 +22.22% 17
Bedfordshire -15 32 £400 +9.58% 43
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (68.15%) C#
2 398 (50.70%) ASP.NET
3 393 (50.06%) SQL Server
4 268 (34.14%) SQL
5 259 (32.99%) MVC
6 236 (30.06%) Microsoft
7 222 (28.28%) HTML
8 216 (27.52%) JavaScript
9 177 (22.55%) Visual Studio
10 173 (22.04%) ASP.NET MVC
11 160 (20.38%) .NET Framework
12 157 (20.00%) jQuery
13 155 (19.75%) CSS
14 154 (19.62%) WCF
15 150 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
16 138 (17.58%) Windows
17 122 (15.54%) TDD
18 116 (14.78%) Oracle
19 114 (14.52%) Web Services
20 109 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
21 106 (13.50%) XML
22 103 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
23 90 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
24 88 (11.21%) E-Commerce
25 87 (11.08%) Finance
26 86 (10.96%) SharePoint
27 82 (10.45%) Git (software)
28 75 (9.55%) TeamCity
28 75 (9.55%) Java
29 73 (9.30%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 86 (10.96%) SharePoint
2 51 (6.50%) IIS
3 35 (4.46%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (2.68%) SharePoint 2013
5 19 (2.42%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (2.17%) CMS
7 13 (1.66%) WebSphere
8 12 (1.53%) Umbraco
9 11 (1.40%) MS Exchange
10 10 (1.27%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.89%) Node.js
11 7 (0.89%) WebLogic
12 5 (0.64%) SharePoint Server
12 5 (0.64%) Apache
12 5 (0.64%) Tomcat
12 5 (0.64%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
13 4 (0.51%) Confluence
14 3 (0.38%) Drupal
15 2 (0.25%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (6.50%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.40%) InfoPath
3 8 (1.02%) MS Office
4 5 (0.64%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 45 (5.73%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.66%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.51%) Magento
3 4 (0.51%) Oracle CRM
4 2 (0.25%) assyst
4 2 (0.25%) Tridion
5 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
5 1 (0.13%) SiteCatalyst
Cloud Services
1 20 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.17%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.38%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon S3
3 3 (0.38%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (0.38%) CloudFront
3 3 (0.38%) IBM SmartCloud
4 1 (0.13%) Office 365
4 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.66%) Internet
2 12 (1.53%) HTTP
3 11 (1.40%) Firewall
4 9 (1.15%) DHCP
4 9 (1.15%) FTP
5 8 (1.02%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.02%) NAS
6 7 (0.89%) Intranet
7 6 (0.76%) Telnet
7 6 (0.76%) Wireless
7 6 (0.76%) Broadband
8 4 (0.51%) DNS
9 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
9 3 (0.38%) SAN
10 2 (0.25%) LDAP
11 1 (0.13%) IPv4
11 1 (0.13%) IPv6
11 1 (0.13%) RFID
11 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 393 (50.06%) SQL Server
2 109 (13.89%) SQL Server 2008
3 90 (11.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (8.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (4.59%) SSDT
6 23 (2.93%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 19 (2.42%) MySQL
8 18 (2.29%) Data Warehouse
9 13 (1.66%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 12 (1.53%) Relational Database
11 10 (1.27%) Oracle Database
12 9 (1.15%) Big Data
13 7 (0.89%) NoSQL
13 7 (0.89%) DTS
13 7 (0.89%) RDBMS
14 6 (0.76%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.64%) EDRMS
16 3 (0.38%) MS Access
16 3 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 177 (22.55%) Visual Studio
2 103 (13.12%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (10.45%) Git (software)
4 75 (9.55%) TeamCity
5 45 (5.73%) Artifactory
6 42 (5.35%) MSBuild
7 40 (5.10%) NuGet
8 38 (4.84%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (4.33%) Gradle
9 34 (4.33%) Maven
10 31 (3.95%) JIRA
10 31 (3.95%) NUnit
11 27 (3.44%) Subversion
12 23 (2.93%) Selenium
13 19 (2.42%) MSTest
14 16 (2.04%) JUnit
15 14 (1.78%) Moq
16 11 (1.40%) SpecFlow
17 7 (0.89%) Jenkins
17 7 (0.89%) Cucumber
General
1 87 (11.08%) Finance
2 14 (1.78%) Back Office
3 13 (1.66%) Telecoms
3 13 (1.66%) Retail
4 11 (1.40%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.27%) Banking
6 6 (0.76%) Marketing
6 6 (0.76%) Advertising
7 5 (0.64%) Games
8 4 (0.51%) Legal
8 4 (0.51%) Online Betting
9 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
9 3 (0.38%) Automotive
10 1 (0.13%) Law
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 516 (65.73%) Developer
2 289 (36.82%) .NET Developer
3 185 (23.57%) C# Developer
4 164 (20.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 120 (15.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 101 (12.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 65 (8.28%) Architect
8 53 (6.75%) Web Developer
9 44 (5.61%) Senior Developer
10 38 (4.84%) Release Engineer
11 37 (4.71%) Build Engineer
11 37 (4.71%) Build and Release Engineer
12 35 (4.46%) Analyst
13 34 (4.33%) Solutions Architect
14 33 (4.20%) Senior .NET Developer
14 33 (4.20%) CRM Developer
15 31 (3.95%) SharePoint Developer
16 28 (3.57%) Software Developer
16 28 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM Developer
17 25 (3.18%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 398 (50.70%) ASP.NET
2 222 (28.28%) HTML
3 173 (22.04%) ASP.NET MVC
4 160 (20.38%) .NET Framework
5 157 (20.00%) jQuery
6 155 (19.75%) CSS
7 154 (19.62%) WCF
8 114 (14.52%) Web Services
9 106 (13.50%) XML
10 73 (9.30%) HTML5
11 55 (7.01%) WPF
12 47 (5.99%) Ajax
13 46 (5.86%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 45 (5.73%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 42 (5.35%) LINQ
16 37 (4.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 37 (4.71%) XSLT
17 36 (4.59%) SOAP
17 36 (4.59%) CSS3
18 34 (4.33%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 13 (1.66%) N-Tier
2 11 (1.40%) Computer Science
3 10 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (0.89%) Mobile App
4 7 (0.89%) Data Integration
4 7 (0.89%) Visualisation
4 7 (0.89%) NHS
4 7 (0.89%) Mainframe
5 6 (0.76%) Firmware
5 6 (0.76%) Informatics
5 6 (0.76%) Kindle
6 5 (0.64%) RIA
6 5 (0.64%) Blog
6 5 (0.64%) Open Source
6 5 (0.64%) Client/Server
6 5 (0.64%) CMDB
7 4 (0.51%) GIS
8 3 (0.38%) Wiki
9 2 (0.25%) Statistics
9 2 (0.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 138 (17.58%) Windows
2 45 (5.73%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (3.57%) Linux
4 22 (2.80%) UNIX
5 15 (1.91%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.89%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.64%) Android
8 4 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.25%) Solaris
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) zOS
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (32.99%) MVC
2 150 (19.11%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (15.54%) TDD
4 88 (11.21%) E-Commerce
5 71 (9.04%) Scrum
6 64 (8.15%) Continuous Integration
7 62 (7.90%) CRM
8 61 (7.77%) Unit Testing
9 54 (6.88%) Configuration Management
10 53 (6.75%) OO
11 51 (6.50%) Automated Testing
12 42 (5.35%) Release Management
13 39 (4.97%) Web Development
14 36 (4.59%) User Acceptance Testing
15 35 (4.46%) Workflow
15 35 (4.46%) Migration
16 33 (4.20%) Software Engineering
16 33 (4.20%) OOP
16 33 (4.20%) SOA
16 33 (4.20%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 535 (68.15%) C#
2 268 (34.14%) SQL
3 216 (27.52%) JavaScript
4 75 (9.55%) Java
5 51 (6.50%) VB.NET
6 49 (6.24%) T-SQL
7 40 (5.10%) VB
8 37 (4.71%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.69%) PHP
10 18 (2.29%) Perl
10 18 (2.29%) VB6
11 17 (2.17%) C++
12 15 (1.91%) XAML
13 14 (1.78%) Ruby
14 12 (1.53%) PL/SQL
14 12 (1.53%) Python
15 8 (1.02%) C
16 7 (0.89%) Bash Shell
17 6 (0.76%) Delphi
17 6 (0.76%) VBA
Qualifications
1 36 (4.59%) Degree
2 21 (2.68%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.91%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.40%) MCITP
6 3 (0.38%) MCSE
7 2 (0.25%) CCNA
7 2 (0.25%) CISSP
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.25%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.25%) APMP
8 1 (0.13%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.13%) CSSLP
8 1 (0.13%) CISM
8 1 (0.13%) CEH
8 1 (0.13%) MCTS
8 1 (0.13%) MCPD
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Certification
8 1 (0.13%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 55 (7.01%) QA
2 7 (0.89%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.38%) HL7
4 2 (0.25%) SLA
5 1 (0.13%) WCAG
5 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (2.17%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.25%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (0.64%) Puppet
3 4 (0.51%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.38%) SCCM
4 3 (0.38%) SCOM
5 2 (0.25%) Opsview
6 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 236 (30.06%) Microsoft
2 116 (14.78%) Oracle
3 33 (4.20%) Red Gate
4 13 (1.66%) SAP
5 10 (1.27%) IBM
6 9 (1.15%) webMethods
6 9 (1.15%) HP
7 8 (1.02%) Splunk
7 8 (1.02%) DevExpress
8 7 (0.89%) VMware
8 7 (0.89%) JD Edwards
8 7 (0.89%) Citrix
8 7 (0.89%) JBoss
9 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.51%) CheckPoint
11 3 (0.38%) Red Hat
11 3 (0.38%) Cisco
11 3 (0.38%) AccuRev
12 2 (0.25%) Business Objects
12 2 (0.25%) EMC
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