Period
to 22 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

.NET Developer
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 48 35 53
Rank change year-on-year -13 +18 -4
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 14 22 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.25% 3.63% 2.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.38% 3.80% 2.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 12 14
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £294 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.40% -19.52% +28.07%
10th Percentile £320 £263 £314
90th Percentile £394 £400 £373
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £288 £330
% change year-on-year +26.09% -12.88% +6.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Cambridge median hourly rate - £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -2.86% -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £47.00 £42.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year +10.59% -2.86% +6.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Contract vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 589 579 743
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.54% 95.54% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 335 272 460
Cambridge median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.23% +6.90%
10th Percentile £246 £193 £251
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £385 £350 £388
% change year-on-year +10.00% -9.68% +8.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 72 53
Cambridge median hourly rate £40.00 £26.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +50.94% -31.17% +40.00%
10th Percentile £16.56 £11.36 £14.00
90th Percentile £52.50 £47.50 £60.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £25.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +50.00% +42.86% -34.58%

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured .NET Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Developer in Cambridge

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET Developer in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Developer in Cambridge

.NET Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 22 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Developer in Cambridge

.NET Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Developer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Developer in Cambridge

.NET Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, .NET Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring .NET Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) .NET
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 9 (64.29%) WCF
3 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (64.29%) SDLC
4 8 (57.14%) SOLID
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 8 (57.14%) MVC
5 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
5 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
5 7 (50.00%) WPF
6 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
8 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
8 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
8 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
8 3 (21.43%) Node.js
8 3 (21.43%) MVVM
8 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
9 2 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
9 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
9 2 (14.29%) REST
9 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
9 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling

.NET Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (64.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
2 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) .NET
2 9 (64.29%) WCF
3 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (50.00%) WPF
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Entity Framework
6 3 (21.43%) Node.js
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (14.29%) REST
7 2 (14.29%) Silverlight
8 1 (7.14%) Ajax
8 1 (7.14%) jQuery
8 1 (7.14%) React
8 1 (7.14%) RESTful
8 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) SDLC
2 9 (64.29%) TDD
3 8 (57.14%) MVC
3 8 (57.14%) SOLID
4 3 (21.43%) MVVM
4 3 (21.43%) OOA/OOD
4 3 (21.43%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematical Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 2 (14.29%) OO
5 2 (14.29%) Physics
5 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) UML
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
6 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 1 (7.14%) Migration
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C#
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) TypeScript
3 2 (14.29%) XAML
4 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) PhD
2 1 (7.14%) DV Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft