The median contractor rate for a .NET Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 35 36 35
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a .NET Developer 8 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.51% 2.81% 1.96%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.69% 2.91% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 5
Median daily rate £350 £370 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.40% +19.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £358 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £465 £383
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year +3.70% +3.84%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 297 378 345
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 93.10% 96.68% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 241 220
Median daily rate £350 £413 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% +14.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £138 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £505 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year +1.01% +5.60%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 31 34
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £14.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £49.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.83
% change year-on-year - +4.01%  

.NET Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured .NET Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 April 2017.

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 29 April 2017, .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 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 17 (80.95%) C#
3 12 (57.14%) WCF
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (47.62%) SQL
6 9 (42.86%) MVC
7 6 (28.57%) HTML
7 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
8 5 (23.81%) CSS
8 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
8 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (19.05%) Windows
9 4 (19.05%) Web Services
9 4 (19.05%) jQuery
10 3 (14.29%) LINQ
10 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
10 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
10 3 (14.29%) Selenium
10 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 3 (14.29%) Marketing
10 3 (14.29%) Web Development
10 3 (14.29%) Finance
10 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (14.29%) Microsoft

.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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
1 1 (4.76%) Confluence
1 1 (4.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (4.76%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (4.76%) GitHub
1 1 (4.76%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
1 1 (4.76%) NFC
1 1 (4.76%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (4.76%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Selenium
3 2 (9.52%) JMeter
3 2 (9.52%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) JIRA
4 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
4 1 (4.76%) MSTest
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (14.29%) Electronics
1 3 (14.29%) Finance
1 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
1 3 (14.29%) Marketing
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Law
2 1 (4.76%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (57.14%) WCF
3 11 (52.38%) ASP.NET
4 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (28.57%) HTML
6 5 (23.81%) .NET Framework
6 5 (23.81%) AngularJS
6 5 (23.81%) CSS
7 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 4 (19.05%) Web Services
8 3 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (14.29%) Entity Framework
8 3 (14.29%) LINQ
8 3 (14.29%) Node.js
8 3 (14.29%) REST
9 2 (9.52%) Loki
9 2 (9.52%) SignalR
9 2 (9.52%) WinForms
9 2 (9.52%) WPF
9 2 (9.52%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (42.86%) MVC
2 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (14.29%) Data Protection
4 3 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
4 3 (14.29%) Programme Management
4 3 (14.29%) Test Automation
4 3 (14.29%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) Web Development
5 2 (9.52%) Load Testing
5 2 (9.52%) SOLID
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow Management
6 1 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.76%) Microservices
6 1 (4.76%) Multithreading
6 1 (4.76%) Push Notifications
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (4.76%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 17 (80.95%) C#
2 10 (47.62%) SQL
3 6 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.76%) T-SQL
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) PhD
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
1 3 (14.29%) SAP