The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 32 34 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 +6  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 14 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 3.49% 3.50% 0.29%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 13.58% 12.84% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 1
Median daily rate £300 £318 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.51% -2.30%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.56 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.41% +21.31%  

.NET Framework is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 81 109 108
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.71% 27.25% 31.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 72 80
Median daily rate £350 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £320 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £504 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -52.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge citing .NET Framework as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Framework in Cambridge

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Cambridge

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in Cambridge over the 3 months to 26 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in Cambridge

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 13 (100.00%) C#
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
4 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 6 (46.15%) LINQ
5 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
6 5 (38.46%) MVC
6 5 (38.46%) XML
6 5 (38.46%) SQL
7 4 (30.77%) WPF
7 4 (30.77%) NUnit
7 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (30.77%) MSTest
7 4 (30.77%) XSLT
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
7 4 (30.77%) Concurrent Programming
8 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
8 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
8 3 (23.08%) HTML
8 3 (23.08%) CSS
8 3 (23.08%) Scrum
8 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (23.08%) jQuery
9 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (15.38%) Degree
9 2 (15.38%) Banking
9 2 (15.38%) BDD

.NET Framework
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 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon S3
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (7.69%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (7.69%) GitHub
1 1 (7.69%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) NFC
1 1 (7.69%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (15.38%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) MSTest
1 4 (30.77%) NUnit
2 3 (23.08%) Visual Studio
3 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
3 1 (7.69%) JBehave
3 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
3 1 (7.69%) MSBuild
3 1 (7.69%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (7.69%) Spock
3 1 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (15.38%) Banking
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 6 (46.15%) C# Developer
3 5 (38.46%) .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# WPF Developer
4 2 (15.38%) SQL Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) WPF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SharePoint Developer
5 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Developer
5 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 6 (46.15%) LINQ
4 5 (38.46%) XML
5 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (30.77%) Entity Framework
5 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 4 (30.77%) XSLT
6 3 (23.08%) AngularJS
6 3 (23.08%) CSS
6 3 (23.08%) HTML
6 3 (23.08%) jQuery
7 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (7.69%) .NET Core
8 1 (7.69%) ASP.NET Core
8 1 (7.69%) Handlebars
8 1 (7.69%) Mustache
8 1 (7.69%) Node.js
8 1 (7.69%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) MVC
2 4 (30.77%) Concurrent Programming
2 4 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 2 (15.38%) BDD
4 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.69%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
5 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
5 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (7.69%) MVVM
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Push Notifications
5 1 (7.69%) Regression Testing
5 1 (7.69%) Software Engineering
5 1 (7.69%) SOLID
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
5 1 (7.69%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.69%) YAGNI
Programming Languages
1 13 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 2 (15.38%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C++
5 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
5 1 (7.69%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (7.69%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.69%) ISO 8583
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
2 2 (15.38%) Oracle