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 1 July 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
1 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 19 15 7
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 182 255 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 7.29% 8.53% 14.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.92% 32.04% 48.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 156 258
Median daily rate £375 £368 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.98% +1.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £267 £264
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £543 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £340 £340
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.94 £31.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+103.00% -34.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £20.94 £25.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.77 £20.94 £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- +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
676 796 860
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 27.08% 26.64% 29.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 420 489 538
Median daily rate £375 £365 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 29 31
Median hourly rate £31.27 £38.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.71% -1.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £20.94 £28.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.40 £45.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +14.28%

.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 1 July 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 1 July 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 -3 67 £368 +10.52% 48
Hertfordshire +3 31 £450 +36.36% 39
Essex -4 29 £350 -12.50% 16
Suffolk 0 25 £450 -8.62% 11
Bedfordshire 0 18 £450 +20.00% 19
Norfolk -6 12 £325 -7.14% 4
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 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.

1 281 (70.07%) C#
2 162 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (39.40%) ASP.NET
4 132 (32.92%) SQL
5 128 (31.92%) SQL Server
6 121 (30.17%) JavaScript
6 121 (30.17%) .NET Framework
7 113 (28.18%) MVC
8 108 (26.93%) Microsoft
9 88 (21.95%) HTML
10 78 (19.45%) CSS
11 69 (17.21%) jQuery
12 68 (16.96%) Finance
13 66 (16.46%) Windows
13 66 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
14 65 (16.21%) WCF
15 63 (15.71%) Software Engineering
16 60 (14.96%) SOAP
17 59 (14.71%) SOA
18 55 (13.72%) TDD
19 53 (13.22%) Web Development
20 50 (12.47%) WPF
21 49 (12.22%) AngularJS
22 47 (11.72%) Visual Studio
23 46 (11.47%) Scrum
24 45 (11.22%) MS Excel
25 44 (10.97%) XML
26 42 (10.47%) Web Services
27 41 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
28 40 (9.98%) Unit Testing

.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 (8.23%) SharePoint
2 32 (7.98%) IIS
3 24 (5.99%) CMS
4 17 (4.24%) JBoss
5 15 (3.74%) BizTalk Server
6 13 (3.24%) Confluence
7 8 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 6 (1.50%) NServiceBus
8 6 (1.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (1.50%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.25%) Apache
9 5 (1.25%) Tomcat
10 4 (1.00%) GlassFish
10 4 (1.00%) WebLogic
10 4 (1.00%) WebSphere
11 3 (0.75%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.75%) MS Exchange
11 3 (0.75%) SAS
11 3 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
12 2 (0.50%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 45 (11.22%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.50%) MS Office
3 5 (1.25%) Windchill
4 4 (1.00%) MS Project
4 4 (1.00%) MS Visio
4 4 (1.00%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.50%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 20 (4.99%) Dynamics CRM
2 14 (3.49%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (1.50%) SDL Web 8
4 3 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
5 2 (0.50%) Summit
6 1 (0.25%) Adobe Campaign
6 1 (0.25%) AWD
6 1 (0.25%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.24%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.75%) Adobe Analytics
3 3 (0.75%) IBM SmartCloud
4 2 (0.50%) GitHub
4 2 (0.50%) SaaS
5 1 (0.25%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.25%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.00%) HTTP
1 8 (2.00%) Internet
1 8 (2.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.50%) Network Security
3 4 (1.00%) Firewall
3 4 (1.00%) HTTPS
3 4 (1.00%) Intranet
3 4 (1.00%) LDAP
4 2 (0.50%) DNS
5 1 (0.25%) DHCP
5 1 (0.25%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.25%) Extranet
5 1 (0.25%) FTP
5 1 (0.25%) IPsec
5 1 (0.25%) LAN
5 1 (0.25%) Skype
5 1 (0.25%) SMS
5 1 (0.25%) SSL
5 1 (0.25%) WAN
5 1 (0.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (31.92%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.98%) SQL Server 2008
3 26 (6.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 20 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 18 (4.49%) SQL Server 2012
6 11 (2.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 10 (2.49%) MySQL
8 9 (2.24%) Relational Database
9 8 (2.00%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.75%) Oracle Database
11 6 (1.50%) Oracle Database 11g
12 4 (1.00%) DB2
13 3 (0.75%) Data Warehouse
13 3 (0.75%) MongoDB
13 3 (0.75%) QlikView
13 3 (0.75%) Redis
13 3 (0.75%) Riak
14 2 (0.50%) Big Data
14 2 (0.50%) BusinessObjects
14 2 (0.50%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 47 (11.72%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.24%) NUnit
4 20 (4.99%) Selenium
5 16 (3.99%) Subversion
6 15 (3.74%) Git (software)
7 14 (3.49%) JIRA
7 14 (3.49%) TeamCity
8 11 (2.74%) SpecFlow
9 9 (2.24%) Jenkins
10 8 (2.00%) Jasmine
10 8 (2.00%) Mocha
10 8 (2.00%) QUnit
11 5 (1.25%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.25%) MSTest
11 5 (1.25%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.25%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 4 (1.00%) TortoiseSVN
13 3 (0.75%) Moq
13 3 (0.75%) WATIR
General
1 68 (16.96%) Finance
2 26 (6.48%) Retail
3 10 (2.49%) Manufacturing
4 9 (2.24%) Financial Institution
5 7 (1.75%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.50%) Automotive
6 6 (1.50%) Legal
7 5 (1.25%) Advertising
8 4 (1.00%) Banking
9 3 (0.75%) Marketing
10 2 (0.50%) Electronics
10 2 (0.50%) Publishing
11 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 264 (65.84%) Developer
2 162 (40.40%) .NET Developer
3 91 (22.69%) C# Developer
4 82 (20.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 43 (10.72%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (9.98%) Senior Developer
7 35 (8.73%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 35 (8.73%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 31 (7.73%) Architect
9 29 (7.23%) SQL Developer
10 25 (6.23%) Software Engineer
11 24 (5.99%) Senior .NET Developer
11 24 (5.99%) Web Developer
12 21 (5.24%) WPF Developer
13 20 (4.99%) Analyst
14 18 (4.49%) Applications Support
15 16 (3.99%) C# WPF Developer
15 16 (3.99%) Technical Architect
16 15 (3.74%) JavaScript Developer
17 14 (3.49%) HTML CSS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 158 (39.40%) ASP.NET
2 121 (30.17%) .NET Framework
3 88 (21.95%) HTML
4 78 (19.45%) CSS
5 69 (17.21%) jQuery
6 66 (16.46%) ASP.NET MVC
7 65 (16.21%) WCF
8 60 (14.96%) SOAP
9 50 (12.47%) WPF
10 49 (12.22%) AngularJS
11 44 (10.97%) XML
12 42 (10.47%) Web Services
13 41 (10.22%) ASP.NET Web API
14 40 (9.98%) HTML5
15 38 (9.48%) Entity Framework
15 38 (9.48%) REST
16 31 (7.73%) CSS3
17 26 (6.48%) LINQ
18 19 (4.74%) Ajax
18 19 (4.74%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 33 (8.23%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (3.74%) iPad
3 14 (3.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 13 (3.24%) User Experience
5 12 (2.99%) Enterprise Software
6 8 (2.00%) N-Tier
7 7 (1.75%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.00%) Data Centre
8 4 (1.00%) DataPower
8 4 (1.00%) Hedge funds
8 4 (1.00%) Mobile App
8 4 (1.00%) RIA
9 3 (0.75%) Inversion of Control
9 3 (0.75%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.50%) Computer Science
10 2 (0.50%) Data Integration
10 2 (0.50%) Robotics
10 2 (0.50%) SCADA
10 2 (0.50%) Social Media
10 2 (0.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 66 (16.46%) Windows
2 19 (4.74%) Windows Server
3 17 (4.24%) Linux
4 11 (2.74%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 7 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.75%) Android
7 3 (0.75%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.75%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.50%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.50%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.50%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (40.40%) Agile Software Development
2 113 (28.18%) MVC
3 63 (15.71%) Software Engineering
4 59 (14.71%) SOA
5 55 (13.72%) TDD
6 53 (13.22%) Web Development
7 46 (11.47%) Scrum
8 40 (9.98%) Unit Testing
9 37 (9.23%) E-Commerce
10 34 (8.48%) OO
11 29 (7.23%) CRM
12 27 (6.73%) Microservices
13 25 (6.23%) Reverse Engineering
14 22 (5.49%) Front End Development
15 20 (4.99%) BDD
16 19 (4.74%) ERP
17 18 (4.49%) Change Control
18 17 (4.24%) Continuous Integration
19 16 (3.99%) SOLID
20 15 (3.74%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 281 (70.07%) C#
2 132 (32.92%) SQL
3 121 (30.17%) JavaScript
4 37 (9.23%) Java
5 34 (8.48%) T-SQL
6 20 (4.99%) VB.NET
7 13 (3.24%) C++
8 12 (2.99%) PHP
9 10 (2.49%) XAML
10 9 (2.24%) PL/SQL
11 8 (2.00%) Ruby
12 5 (1.25%) C
13 4 (1.00%) PowerShell
13 4 (1.00%) X++
14 3 (0.75%) CoffeeScript
14 3 (0.75%) Python
15 2 (0.50%) Perl
15 2 (0.50%) VB
15 2 (0.50%) VB6
16 1 (0.25%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 21 (5.24%) Degree
2 7 (1.75%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.50%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.00%) PhD
5 3 (0.75%) HND
5 3 (0.75%) ISEB
5 3 (0.75%) ISTQB
5 3 (0.75%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.25%) MCP
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.25%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.00%) QA
2 6 (1.50%) SLA
3 3 (0.75%) WCAG
4 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 7 (1.75%) Virtual Machines
2 3 (0.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
3 1 (0.25%) VirtualBox
3 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (1.50%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.75%) Opsview
3 2 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 108 (26.93%) Microsoft
2 26 (6.48%) Oracle
3 20 (4.99%) Red Hat
4 13 (3.24%) JD Edwards
5 12 (2.99%) Sitecore
6 10 (2.49%) IBM
6 10 (2.49%) VMware
7 7 (1.75%) Atlassian
7 7 (1.75%) DevExpress
8 6 (1.50%) Adobe
8 6 (1.50%) HP
8 6 (1.50%) Xamarin
9 5 (1.25%) Twitter
10 4 (1.00%) Facebook
10 4 (1.00%) Splunk
10 4 (1.00%) webMethods
11 3 (0.75%) Cognos
11 3 (0.75%) hybris
11 3 (0.75%) SAP
11 3 (0.75%) Software AG
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