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 31 March 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
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 273 352 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 10.24% 12.00% 11.89%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.02% 42.98% 43.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 214 163
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £359
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £237 £263 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £471 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 6
Average hourly rate £32.10 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.00% -22.07%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
.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
758 819 644
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 28.43% 27.91% 27.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 425 454 370
Average daily rate £385 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £265 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 33 27
Average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £22.00 £27.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 31 March 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 31 March 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 -5 98 £350 +12.00% 53
Hertfordshire -6 48 £381 +17.30% 41
Suffolk 0 39 £513 +36.66% 20
Essex -11 39 £250 -28.57% 21
Bedfordshire -7 32 £575 +53.33% 22
East Anglia +7 13 £290 - 2
Norfolk -16 3 £300 +4.34% 7
.NET
England

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

1 412 (61.40%) C#
2 268 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
3 203 (30.25%) SQL Server
4 190 (28.32%) Microsoft
5 185 (27.57%) ASP.NET
6 163 (24.29%) E-Commerce
7 161 (23.99%) SQL
8 137 (20.42%) MVC
9 136 (20.27%) HTML
10 135 (20.12%) JavaScript
11 118 (17.59%) Oracle
12 117 (17.44%) .NET Framework
13 115 (17.14%) TDD
14 110 (16.39%) Windows
15 108 (16.10%) CSS
16 107 (15.95%) jQuery
17 89 (13.26%) Visual Studio
18 87 (12.97%) XML
18 87 (12.97%) Finance
19 82 (12.22%) SOA
20 81 (12.07%) WCF
21 75 (11.18%) Web Services
22 74 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
23 59 (8.79%) Scrum
24 58 (8.64%) Oracle Database
25 55 (8.20%) BDD
26 53 (7.90%) IIS
27 52 (7.75%) OO
27 52 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
28 50 (7.45%) Java

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

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 53 (7.90%) IIS
2 46 (6.86%) SharePoint
3 26 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
3 26 (3.87%) CMS
4 14 (2.09%) Documentum
5 11 (1.64%) Sitecore CMS
6 10 (1.49%) WebSphere
6 10 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 7 (1.04%) SharePoint 2010
8 6 (0.89%) Umbraco
8 6 (0.89%) MS Exchange
9 5 (0.75%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.60%) Apache Solr
11 3 (0.45%) Confluence
11 3 (0.45%) ColdFusion
11 3 (0.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.45%) ArchestrA
12 2 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
12 2 (0.30%) Node.js
12 2 (0.30%) WebLogic
Applications
1 39 (5.81%) MS Excel
2 10 (1.49%) MS Office
3 5 (0.75%) MS Visio
4 3 (0.45%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.15%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.15%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 12 (1.79%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.19%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (1.04%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.75%) Tridion
4 5 (0.75%) Maximo
5 2 (0.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 2 (0.30%) ResourceLink
6 1 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 52 (7.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (2.24%) Cloud Computing
4 10 (1.49%) PaaS
5 8 (1.19%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.45%) Office 365
7 2 (0.30%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.30%) SaaS
8 1 (0.15%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.83%) DNS
2 16 (2.38%) DHCP
2 16 (2.38%) FTP
3 8 (1.19%) Internet
3 8 (1.19%) Firewall
4 7 (1.04%) HTTP
5 6 (0.89%) TCP/IP
6 5 (0.75%) 3G
6 5 (0.75%) 2G
6 5 (0.75%) LTE
6 5 (0.75%) 4G
6 5 (0.75%) Radio Access Network
7 4 (0.60%) Wireless
7 4 (0.60%) SAN
7 4 (0.60%) Intranet
8 3 (0.45%) Telnet
8 3 (0.45%) VPN
8 3 (0.45%) RIP
8 3 (0.45%) Broadband
8 3 (0.45%) 3GPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 203 (30.25%) SQL Server
2 58 (8.64%) Oracle Database
3 37 (5.51%) SQL Server 2008
4 31 (4.62%) SQL Server 2012
5 25 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 19 (2.83%) Oracle Database 10g
7 16 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 12 (1.79%) Data Warehouse
9 10 (1.49%) DTS
10 8 (1.19%) OLAP
10 8 (1.19%) SQL Server 2000
10 8 (1.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 8 (1.19%) Relational Database
11 7 (1.04%) NoSQL
11 7 (1.04%) MySQL
12 6 (0.89%) DB2
12 6 (0.89%) WebFOCUS
12 6 (0.89%) Oracle OLAP
12 6 (0.89%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 89 (13.26%) Visual Studio
2 45 (6.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (5.07%) SpecFlow
4 32 (4.77%) Selenium
5 26 (3.87%) Git (software)
6 24 (3.58%) Jenkins
7 19 (2.83%) JIRA
8 17 (2.53%) WebDriver
8 17 (2.53%) Subversion
9 13 (1.94%) NUnit
10 12 (1.79%) Jasmine
11 9 (1.34%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 8 (1.19%) JUnit
12 8 (1.19%) ReSharper
13 7 (1.04%) TeamCity
13 7 (1.04%) Moq
14 5 (0.75%) Cucumber
14 5 (0.75%) Hudson
14 5 (0.75%) QuickTest Pro
15 4 (0.60%) AccuRev
General
1 87 (12.97%) Finance
2 33 (4.92%) Retail
3 23 (3.43%) Telecoms
4 19 (2.83%) Banking
5 14 (2.09%) Manufacturing
6 6 (0.89%) Advertising
7 5 (0.75%) Marketing
7 5 (0.75%) Back Office
8 4 (0.60%) Electronics
8 4 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.45%) Automotive
10 1 (0.15%) Law
10 1 (0.15%) Legal
10 1 (0.15%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.15%) Front Office
10 1 (0.15%) French Language
10 1 (0.15%) German Language
10 1 (0.15%) Spanish Language
10 1 (0.15%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 317 (47.24%) Developer
2 188 (28.02%) .NET Developer
3 146 (21.76%) C# Developer
4 118 (17.59%) C# .NET Developer
5 103 (15.35%) Architect
6 83 (12.37%) Analyst
7 64 (9.54%) Solutions Architect
8 50 (7.45%) Test Analyst
9 37 (5.51%) Project Manager
9 37 (5.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 33 (4.92%) Senior Developer
11 29 (4.32%) ASP.NET Developer
12 26 (3.87%) Infrastructure Engineer
13 23 (3.43%) Senior .NET Developer
14 22 (3.28%) Web Engineer
14 22 (3.28%) Agile C# Developer
15 20 (2.98%) Agile .NET Developer
15 20 (2.98%) Senior C# Developer
15 20 (2.98%) Web Infrastructure Engineer
15 20 (2.98%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (27.57%) ASP.NET
2 136 (20.27%) HTML
3 117 (17.44%) .NET Framework
4 108 (16.10%) CSS
5 107 (15.95%) jQuery
6 87 (12.97%) XML
7 81 (12.07%) WCF
8 75 (11.18%) Web Services
9 74 (11.03%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (6.86%) HTML5
11 39 (5.81%) CSS3
12 33 (4.92%) KnockoutJS
13 29 (4.32%) XSLT
14 26 (3.87%) SOAP
15 25 (3.73%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 24 (3.58%) Entity Framework
16 24 (3.58%) WPF
17 22 (3.28%) J2EE
18 21 (3.13%) LINQ
18 21 (3.13%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (4.92%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (2.24%) Mobile App
3 14 (2.09%) Computer Science
3 14 (2.09%) Client/Server
4 11 (1.64%) N-Tier
5 9 (1.34%) Management Information System
5 9 (1.34%) Inversion of Control
5 9 (1.34%) Kindle
6 6 (0.89%) Hedge funds
6 6 (0.89%) Clustering
7 5 (0.75%) Replication
7 5 (0.75%) PDA
8 4 (0.60%) NHS
8 4 (0.60%) CMDB
9 3 (0.45%) PKI
9 3 (0.45%) Blackberry
9 3 (0.45%) PMI
9 3 (0.45%) Online Banking
10 2 (0.30%) STB
10 2 (0.30%) EMV
Operating Systems
1 110 (16.39%) Windows
2 19 (2.83%) Linux
3 14 (2.09%) UNIX
4 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (1.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (0.89%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (0.75%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.45%) Apple iOS
7 3 (0.45%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (0.30%) Android
9 1 (0.15%) Windows 8
9 1 (0.15%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 268 (39.94%) Agile Software Development
2 163 (24.29%) E-Commerce
3 137 (20.42%) MVC
4 115 (17.14%) TDD
5 82 (12.22%) SOA
6 59 (8.79%) Scrum
7 55 (8.20%) BDD
8 52 (7.75%) OO
9 49 (7.30%) Manual Testing
10 48 (7.15%) User Acceptance Testing
11 45 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (5.07%) Project Management
13 32 (4.77%) Continuous Delivery
14 31 (4.62%) Software Engineering
15 29 (4.32%) OOD
16 28 (4.17%) Unit Testing
17 26 (3.87%) DevOps
18 24 (3.58%) CRM
18 24 (3.58%) Configuration Management
19 23 (3.43%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 412 (61.40%) C#
2 161 (23.99%) SQL
3 135 (20.12%) JavaScript
4 50 (7.45%) Java
5 44 (6.56%) VB.NET
6 38 (5.66%) VB
7 35 (5.22%) T-SQL
8 25 (3.73%) Ruby
9 16 (2.38%) PowerShell
10 12 (1.79%) VBScript
11 10 (1.49%) C++
11 10 (1.49%) Perl
11 10 (1.49%) PHP
11 10 (1.49%) VB6
12 9 (1.34%) Python
13 6 (0.89%) PL/SQL
14 5 (0.75%) Groovy
15 3 (0.45%) VBA
15 3 (0.45%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.30%) Korn
Qualifications
1 28 (4.17%) Degree
2 14 (2.09%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (0.60%) MCP
3 4 (0.60%) MCPD
4 3 (0.45%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.45%) PMI Certification
5 2 (0.30%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (0.30%) MCSE
5 2 (0.30%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.15%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.15%) ISEB
6 1 (0.15%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.15%) OCP
6 1 (0.15%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.15%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.51%) QA
2 11 (1.64%) ISO 9001
3 10 (1.49%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (5.66%) Active Directory
2 10 (1.49%) Firmware
3 4 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.45%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.45%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (0.30%) XenApp
5 2 (0.30%) vSphere
5 2 (0.30%) VMware ESX
5 2 (0.30%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 17 (2.53%) SCCM
2 14 (2.09%) SCOM
3 9 (1.34%) Puppet
4 3 (0.45%) Nagios
4 3 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
4 3 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.30%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 190 (28.32%) Microsoft
2 118 (17.59%) Oracle
3 16 (2.38%) Sitecore
3 16 (2.38%) Akamai
4 12 (1.79%) SAP
5 11 (1.64%) Citrix
5 11 (1.64%) EMC
6 9 (1.34%) HP
7 8 (1.19%) Kofax
8 7 (1.04%) VMware
8 7 (1.04%) CheckPoint
9 6 (0.89%) IBM
10 5 (0.75%) webMethods
10 5 (0.75%) JD Edwards
11 4 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (0.60%) Google
11 4 (0.60%) Wonderware
12 3 (0.45%) hybris
12 3 (0.45%) Xamarin
12 3 (0.45%) MKS
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