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 1 May 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 10 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 271 391 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 9.81% 12.85% 12.46%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.24% 46.49% 45.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 226 160
Average daily rate
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£375 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £270 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 10 10
Average hourly rate £32.10 £27.74 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.73% -27.96%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
.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
769 841 614
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.83% 27.64% 27.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 433 473 349
Average daily rate £388 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 36 37
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £29.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +16.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.10 £26.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 1 May 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 1 May 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 -7 92 £310 -11.42% 74
Suffolk +2 55 £525 +37.70% 28
Essex -10 50 £300 -14.16% 24
Hertfordshire -15 38 £370 +2.88% 48
Bedfordshire -2 27 £500 +33.33% 36
East Anglia - 7 £290 -
Norfolk -18 3 £300 - 24
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

1 357 (60.51%) C#
2 224 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (34.92%) SQL Server
4 177 (30.00%) ASP.NET
5 157 (26.61%) Microsoft
6 143 (24.24%) SQL
7 136 (23.05%) HTML
8 134 (22.71%) JavaScript
9 128 (21.69%) MVC
10 127 (21.53%) E-Commerce
11 110 (18.64%) .NET Framework
12 109 (18.47%) Oracle
13 105 (17.80%) CSS
14 100 (16.95%) jQuery
15 96 (16.27%) Windows
16 95 (16.10%) Visual Studio
17 84 (14.24%) XML
18 80 (13.56%) TDD
19 77 (13.05%) WCF
20 69 (11.69%) Finance
21 65 (11.02%) SOA
22 64 (10.85%) Web Services
22 64 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC
23 56 (9.49%) Oracle Database
24 51 (8.64%) Scrum
25 50 (8.47%) Java
26 48 (8.14%) Manual Testing
27 46 (7.80%) SharePoint
28 44 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
29 43 (7.29%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (7.80%) SharePoint
2 43 (7.29%) IIS
3 22 (3.73%) BizTalk Server
4 19 (3.22%) CMS
5 15 (2.54%) Documentum
6 11 (1.86%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (1.53%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.02%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.85%) Umbraco
9 5 (0.85%) Sitecore CMS
10 4 (0.68%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.68%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.51%) Exchange Server 2007
11 3 (0.51%) Confluence
11 3 (0.51%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.51%) ArchestrA
12 2 (0.34%) Node.js
12 2 (0.34%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.34%) WordPress
12 2 (0.34%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 23 (3.90%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.53%) MS Office
3 4 (0.68%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.51%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.17%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.17%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.17%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 7 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
1 7 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
1 7 (1.19%) Oracle Retail
2 5 (0.85%) Tridion
2 5 (0.85%) Maximo
3 2 (0.34%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.17%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.17%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.59%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (4.07%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.54%) Cloud Computing
4 9 (1.53%) PaaS
5 4 (0.68%) Office 365
6 2 (0.34%) SaaS
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon EC2
6 2 (0.34%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.17%) Google Analytics
7 1 (0.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.20%) DNS
2 12 (2.03%) FTP
3 10 (1.69%) Internet
3 10 (1.69%) DHCP
4 8 (1.36%) Firewall
4 8 (1.36%) Intranet
5 6 (1.02%) Telnet
5 6 (1.02%) LDAP
6 4 (0.68%) Radio Access Network
6 4 (0.68%) 4G
6 4 (0.68%) 2G
6 4 (0.68%) 3G
6 4 (0.68%) SAN
6 4 (0.68%) HTTP
6 4 (0.68%) TCP/IP
6 4 (0.68%) LTE
6 4 (0.68%) NAS
7 3 (0.51%) SSH
7 3 (0.51%) Broadband
7 3 (0.51%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 206 (34.92%) SQL Server
2 56 (9.49%) Oracle Database
3 36 (6.10%) SQL Server 2008
4 25 (4.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 20 (3.39%) SQL Server 2012
6 19 (3.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (2.71%) Oracle Database 11g
8 15 (2.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 14 (2.37%) Data Warehouse
10 10 (1.69%) DTS
11 8 (1.36%) Relational Database
11 8 (1.36%) OLAP
11 8 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 7 (1.19%) WebFOCUS
12 7 (1.19%) MySQL
12 7 (1.19%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
13 6 (1.02%) DB2
13 6 (1.02%) Oracle OLAP
14 5 (0.85%) SQL Server 2000
14 5 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 95 (16.10%) Visual Studio
2 33 (5.59%) SpecFlow
3 31 (5.25%) Team Foundation Server
4 30 (5.08%) Selenium
5 24 (4.07%) Git (software)
6 22 (3.73%) Jenkins
7 19 (3.22%) JIRA
8 18 (3.05%) WebDriver
9 15 (2.54%) Subversion
10 12 (2.03%) NUnit
11 10 (1.69%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 9 (1.53%) JUnit
12 9 (1.53%) Jasmine
13 8 (1.36%) ReSharper
14 7 (1.19%) Moq
15 6 (1.02%) TeamCity
16 5 (0.85%) AccuRev
16 5 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
16 5 (0.85%) Cucumber
16 5 (0.85%) Hudson
General
1 69 (11.69%) Finance
2 29 (4.92%) Retail
3 21 (3.56%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.54%) Banking
5 12 (2.03%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.02%) Marketing
7 5 (0.85%) Back Office
7 5 (0.85%) Advertising
8 4 (0.68%) Electronics
9 3 (0.51%) Automotive
10 2 (0.34%) Law
10 2 (0.34%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.17%) Local Government
11 1 (0.17%) Legal
11 1 (0.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 280 (47.46%) Developer
2 167 (28.31%) .NET Developer
3 124 (21.02%) C# Developer
4 103 (17.46%) C# .NET Developer
5 99 (16.78%) Architect
6 85 (14.41%) Analyst
7 57 (9.66%) Solutions Architect
8 49 (8.31%) Test Analyst
9 36 (6.10%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 30 (5.08%) ASP.NET Developer
11 24 (4.07%) Agile .NET Developer
12 22 (3.73%) Senior Developer
13 20 (3.39%) Agile C# Developer
14 19 (3.22%) Web Engineer
14 19 (3.22%) Senior .NET Developer
14 19 (3.22%) Project Manager
14 19 (3.22%) Software Developer
15 18 (3.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
16 17 (2.88%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
17 16 (2.71%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 177 (30.00%) ASP.NET
2 136 (23.05%) HTML
3 110 (18.64%) .NET Framework
4 105 (17.80%) CSS
5 100 (16.95%) jQuery
6 84 (14.24%) XML
7 77 (13.05%) WCF
8 64 (10.85%) Web Services
8 64 (10.85%) ASP.NET MVC
9 42 (7.12%) HTML5
10 36 (6.10%) CSS3
10 36 (6.10%) KnockoutJS
11 29 (4.92%) XSLT
12 25 (4.24%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 22 (3.73%) SOAP
13 22 (3.73%) Middleware
13 22 (3.73%) AngularJS
13 22 (3.73%) Entity Framework
14 20 (3.39%) J2EE
14 20 (3.39%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 26 (4.41%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.54%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.37%) Client/Server
3 14 (2.37%) N-Tier
4 11 (1.86%) Computer Science
5 9 (1.53%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.53%) Kindle
5 9 (1.53%) Inversion of Control
6 7 (1.19%) Hedge funds
7 5 (0.85%) PDA
8 4 (0.68%) Clustering
8 4 (0.68%) NHS
8 4 (0.68%) CMDB
8 4 (0.68%) PKI
9 3 (0.51%) PMI
10 2 (0.34%) User Experience
10 2 (0.34%) Internet of Things
10 2 (0.34%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.34%) Open Source
10 2 (0.34%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 96 (16.27%) Windows
2 15 (2.54%) Linux
3 9 (1.53%) UNIX
4 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (1.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (1.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (0.51%) Android
7 3 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.51%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 2000 Server
8 1 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 224 (37.97%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (21.69%) MVC
3 127 (21.53%) E-Commerce
4 80 (13.56%) TDD
5 65 (11.02%) SOA
6 51 (8.64%) Scrum
7 48 (8.14%) Manual Testing
8 44 (7.46%) User Acceptance Testing
9 42 (7.12%) BDD
10 39 (6.61%) OO
11 32 (5.42%) Continuous Integration
12 27 (4.58%) UML
13 26 (4.41%) DevOps
14 25 (4.24%) OOD
15 24 (4.07%) Multithreading
16 23 (3.90%) Unit Testing
17 22 (3.73%) Software Testing
18 21 (3.56%) TOGAF
19 20 (3.39%) Content Management
19 20 (3.39%) Data Mapping
Programming Languages
1 357 (60.51%) C#
2 143 (24.24%) SQL
3 134 (22.71%) JavaScript
4 50 (8.47%) Java
5 41 (6.95%) VB
6 38 (6.44%) VB.NET
7 29 (4.92%) T-SQL
8 24 (4.07%) Ruby
9 19 (3.22%) PowerShell
10 14 (2.37%) PHP
11 10 (1.69%) VBScript
12 8 (1.36%) Python
12 8 (1.36%) C++
13 7 (1.19%) VB6
13 7 (1.19%) Perl
14 5 (0.85%) Groovy
14 5 (0.85%) PL/SQL
15 4 (0.68%) Shell Script
16 3 (0.51%) VBA
16 3 (0.51%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 24 (4.07%) Degree
2 17 (2.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (1.36%) MCPD
4 3 (0.51%) PMI Certification
4 3 (0.51%) CISSP
4 3 (0.51%) MCP
5 2 (0.34%) AWS Certification
5 2 (0.34%) MCSE
5 2 (0.34%) Oracle Certification
5 2 (0.34%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (0.17%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.17%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.17%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (0.17%) ISEB
6 1 (0.17%) OCP
6 1 (0.17%) OCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (5.93%) QA
2 10 (1.69%) SLA
3 9 (1.53%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.17%) GxP
System Software
1 34 (5.76%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.69%) Firmware
3 4 (0.68%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.51%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.51%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.34%) vSphere
5 2 (0.34%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.34%) Microsoft App-V
5 2 (0.34%) XenApp
6 1 (0.17%) Samba
6 1 (0.17%) Tivoli Directory Server
Systems Management
1 11 (1.86%) SCCM
2 10 (1.69%) SCOM
3 9 (1.53%) Puppet
4 3 (0.51%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.34%) Tivoli
5 2 (0.34%) Tivoli Identity Manager
5 2 (0.34%) CA Single Sign-On
5 2 (0.34%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.17%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (0.17%) Novell Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) Nagios
6 1 (0.17%) Oracle Identity Manager
6 1 (0.17%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.17%) DatAdvantage
Vendors
1 157 (26.61%) Microsoft
2 109 (18.47%) Oracle
3 12 (2.03%) EMC
3 12 (2.03%) Kofax
4 10 (1.69%) Akamai
4 10 (1.69%) Citrix
5 9 (1.53%) Sitecore
6 8 (1.36%) SAP
7 7 (1.19%) HP
8 6 (1.02%) Google
9 5 (0.85%) CheckPoint
9 5 (0.85%) OpenText
9 5 (0.85%) VMware
10 4 (0.68%) Twitter
10 4 (0.68%) Remedy
10 4 (0.68%) JD Edwards
10 4 (0.68%) IBM
10 4 (0.68%) Wonderware
11 3 (0.51%) NetApp
11 3 (0.51%) MKS
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