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 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 7 6 8
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 395 310 333
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 13.30% 12.97% 10.99%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.89% 45.32% 39.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 256 206 167
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 £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 16 18
Average hourly rate £35.00 £36.00 £32.05
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +12.32%
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 £35.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
880 684 835
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 29.64% 28.62% 27.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 550 372 435
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 44 72
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 £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
.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 23 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 23 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 23 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 +4 144 £338 -10.00% 81
Suffolk -2 74 £375 +6.99% 22
Hertfordshire -1 52 £361 -9.68% 41
Essex -6 50 £350 +29.62% 49
Norfolk -4 38 £275 +10.00% 17
Bedfordshire -17 31 £400 +9.58% 45
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 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.

1 545 (68.38%) C#
2 404 (50.69%) ASP.NET
3 400 (50.19%) SQL Server
4 272 (34.13%) SQL
5 262 (32.87%) MVC
6 240 (30.11%) Microsoft
7 226 (28.36%) HTML
8 221 (27.73%) JavaScript
9 179 (22.46%) Visual Studio
10 174 (21.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 159 (19.95%) .NET Framework
12 158 (19.82%) CSS
13 156 (19.57%) jQuery
13 156 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
14 155 (19.45%) WCF
15 139 (17.44%) Windows
16 122 (15.31%) TDD
17 119 (14.93%) Oracle
18 115 (14.43%) Web Services
19 108 (13.55%) XML
20 107 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
21 105 (13.17%) Team Foundation Server
22 94 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
23 88 (11.04%) Finance
24 87 (10.92%) SharePoint
25 85 (10.66%) E-Commerce
26 82 (10.29%) Git (software)
27 76 (9.54%) HTML5
28 75 (9.41%) TeamCity
29 73 (9.16%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 87 (10.92%) SharePoint
2 51 (6.40%) IIS
3 35 (4.39%) SharePoint 2010
4 21 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
5 18 (2.26%) BizTalk Server
6 17 (2.13%) CMS
7 13 (1.63%) Umbraco
8 12 (1.51%) WebSphere
9 11 (1.38%) MS Exchange
10 9 (1.13%) Oracle Service Bus
11 7 (0.88%) WebLogic
12 6 (0.75%) Node.js
13 5 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
13 5 (0.63%) Apache
13 5 (0.63%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.50%) Confluence
14 4 (0.50%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
15 2 (0.25%) Drupal
15 2 (0.25%) GlassFish
15 2 (0.25%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 53 (6.65%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.38%) InfoPath
3 9 (1.13%) MS Office
4 5 (0.63%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.25%) MS Project
5 2 (0.25%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 48 (6.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.63%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.50%) Magento
3 4 (0.50%) 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 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 17 (2.13%) 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 2 (0.25%) SaaS
5 1 (0.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.51%) HTTP
1 12 (1.51%) Internet
2 11 (1.38%) Firewall
3 9 (1.13%) DHCP
3 9 (1.13%) FTP
4 8 (1.00%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.00%) NAS
5 7 (0.88%) Intranet
6 6 (0.75%) Telnet
6 6 (0.75%) Wireless
6 6 (0.75%) Broadband
7 4 (0.50%) DNS
8 3 (0.38%) HTTPS
8 3 (0.38%) SAN
9 2 (0.25%) LDAP
10 1 (0.13%) IPv4
10 1 (0.13%) IPv6
10 1 (0.13%) RFID
10 1 (0.13%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 400 (50.19%) SQL Server
2 107 (13.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 94 (11.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 63 (7.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 36 (4.52%) SSDT
6 23 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 19 (2.38%) SQL Server 2012
8 18 (2.26%) Data Warehouse
9 17 (2.13%) MySQL
10 13 (1.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 12 (1.51%) Relational Database
12 11 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 9 (1.13%) Big Data
14 7 (0.88%) NoSQL
14 7 (0.88%) RDBMS
14 7 (0.88%) DTS
14 7 (0.88%) Crystal Reports
15 5 (0.63%) EDRMS
16 4 (0.50%) MongoDB
17 3 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 179 (22.46%) Visual Studio
2 105 (13.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 82 (10.29%) Git (software)
4 75 (9.41%) TeamCity
5 45 (5.65%) Artifactory
6 42 (5.27%) MSBuild
7 40 (5.02%) NuGet
8 38 (4.77%) Octopus Deploy
9 34 (4.27%) Gradle
9 34 (4.27%) Maven
10 31 (3.89%) NUnit
11 30 (3.76%) JIRA
12 28 (3.51%) Subversion
13 22 (2.76%) Selenium
14 19 (2.38%) MSTest
15 16 (2.01%) JUnit
16 14 (1.76%) Moq
17 11 (1.38%) SpecFlow
18 7 (0.88%) Cucumber
18 7 (0.88%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 88 (11.04%) Finance
2 14 (1.76%) Back Office
3 12 (1.51%) Telecoms
3 12 (1.51%) Retail
4 11 (1.38%) Manufacturing
5 10 (1.25%) Banking
6 7 (0.88%) Advertising
7 6 (0.75%) Marketing
8 5 (0.63%) Legal
8 5 (0.63%) Games
9 4 (0.50%) Online Betting
10 3 (0.38%) Multimedia
10 3 (0.38%) Automotive
11 2 (0.25%) Law
12 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.13%) Electronics
12 1 (0.13%) German Language
Job Titles
1 521 (65.37%) Developer
2 294 (36.89%) .NET Developer
3 184 (23.09%) C# Developer
4 163 (20.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 121 (15.18%) ASP.NET Developer
6 101 (12.67%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 71 (8.91%) Architect
8 53 (6.65%) Web Developer
9 44 (5.52%) Senior Developer
10 38 (4.77%) Solutions Architect
10 38 (4.77%) Release Engineer
11 37 (4.64%) Build Engineer
11 37 (4.64%) Build and Release Engineer
12 36 (4.52%) CRM Developer
12 36 (4.52%) Analyst
13 34 (4.27%) Senior .NET Developer
14 31 (3.89%) SharePoint Developer
14 31 (3.89%) Dynamics CRM Developer
15 28 (3.51%) Software Developer
16 26 (3.26%) Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 404 (50.69%) ASP.NET
2 226 (28.36%) HTML
3 174 (21.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 159 (19.95%) .NET Framework
5 158 (19.82%) CSS
6 156 (19.57%) jQuery
7 155 (19.45%) WCF
8 115 (14.43%) Web Services
9 108 (13.55%) XML
10 76 (9.54%) HTML5
11 56 (7.03%) WPF
12 47 (5.90%) Ajax
12 47 (5.90%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 43 (5.40%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 40 (5.02%) LINQ
15 39 (4.89%) XSLT
15 39 (4.89%) SOAP
16 38 (4.77%) Silverlight
17 36 (4.52%) CSS3
18 35 (4.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 13 (1.63%) N-Tier
2 12 (1.51%) Computer Science
3 9 (1.13%) Enterprise Software
4 7 (0.88%) Mobile App
4 7 (0.88%) Data Integration
4 7 (0.88%) Visualisation
4 7 (0.88%) NHS
4 7 (0.88%) Mainframe
5 6 (0.75%) Client/Server
5 6 (0.75%) Firmware
5 6 (0.75%) Informatics
5 6 (0.75%) Kindle
6 5 (0.63%) Blog
6 5 (0.63%) Open Source
6 5 (0.63%) CMDB
7 4 (0.50%) GIS
7 4 (0.50%) RIA
8 3 (0.38%) Wiki
9 2 (0.25%) Statistics
9 2 (0.25%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 139 (17.44%) Windows
2 46 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 28 (3.51%) Linux
4 22 (2.76%) UNIX
5 15 (1.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (0.88%) Apple iOS
7 5 (0.63%) Android
8 4 (0.50%) 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 Mobile
11 1 (0.13%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 262 (32.87%) MVC
2 156 (19.57%) Agile Software Development
3 122 (15.31%) TDD
4 85 (10.66%) E-Commerce
5 69 (8.66%) Scrum
6 64 (8.03%) CRM
6 64 (8.03%) Unit Testing
6 64 (8.03%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (7.15%) OO
8 54 (6.78%) Configuration Management
9 50 (6.27%) Automated Testing
10 43 (5.40%) Release Management
11 38 (4.77%) Web Development
11 38 (4.77%) Workflow
12 36 (4.52%) SOA
12 36 (4.52%) User Acceptance Testing
13 35 (4.39%) UML
13 35 (4.39%) Migration
14 34 (4.27%) Software Engineering
15 33 (4.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 545 (68.38%) C#
2 272 (34.13%) SQL
3 221 (27.73%) JavaScript
4 73 (9.16%) Java
5 51 (6.40%) VB.NET
6 50 (6.27%) T-SQL
7 40 (5.02%) VB
8 38 (4.77%) PowerShell
9 29 (3.64%) PHP
10 19 (2.38%) VB6
11 18 (2.26%) Perl
12 17 (2.13%) C++
13 15 (1.88%) XAML
14 14 (1.76%) Ruby
15 13 (1.63%) Python
16 12 (1.51%) PL/SQL
17 7 (0.88%) C
17 7 (0.88%) Bash Shell
18 6 (0.75%) Delphi
18 6 (0.75%) VBA
Qualifications
1 38 (4.77%) Degree
2 21 (2.63%) Security Cleared
3 15 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 13 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (1.38%) 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%) MCP
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
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (6.65%) QA
2 7 (0.88%) 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 (2.13%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.38%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.25%) XenApp
5 1 (0.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.63%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (0.63%) Puppet
3 4 (0.50%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.38%) SCCM
4 3 (0.38%) SCOM
5 2 (0.25%) Opsview
6 1 (0.13%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 240 (30.11%) Microsoft
2 119 (14.93%) Oracle
3 33 (4.14%) Red Gate
4 13 (1.63%) SAP
5 9 (1.13%) HP
5 9 (1.13%) IBM
5 9 (1.13%) webMethods
6 8 (1.00%) Splunk
6 8 (1.00%) DevExpress
7 7 (0.88%) VMware
7 7 (0.88%) JD Edwards
7 7 (0.88%) Citrix
7 7 (0.88%) JBoss
8 5 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
9 4 (0.50%) CheckPoint
10 3 (0.38%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.38%) AccuRev
10 3 (0.38%) Cisco
11 2 (0.25%) Business Objects
11 2 (0.25%) EMC
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Essex
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Essex
Proactive Appointments
Rate: Unspecified market rate
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Kyna Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
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Harrington Starr
Rate: £350 - £450 per annum
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Essex
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Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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Rate: £250 - 300 per day
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Rate: £350 - £380 per day
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Essex
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Rate: £450 per day
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Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
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Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £450 per day
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Essex
Harrington Starr
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
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