The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 29 June 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 (dotNet)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 15 12 24
Rank change year-on-year -3 +12  
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 35 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 8.28% 9.86% 9.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.47% 27.13% 26.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 22 36
Median daily rate £350 £359 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.43% -7.41%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £237 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £660 £488 £506
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.NET 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 77 129 164
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 25.50% 36.34% 35.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 357 436
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £503 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 14
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +21.42%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.25 £38.00 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Cambridge

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Cambridge

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Cambridge over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Cambridge

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 29 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 32 (64.00%) C#
2 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
3 18 (36.00%) SQL
3 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
4 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (30.00%) MVC
6 14 (28.00%) Oracle
7 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
8 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
9 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
9 11 (22.00%) WPF
10 10 (20.00%) WCF
11 9 (18.00%) Windows
12 8 (16.00%) HTML
12 8 (16.00%) Scrum
12 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (14.00%) Node.js
13 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
13 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
13 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
13 7 (14.00%) NUnit
13 7 (14.00%) C++
13 7 (14.00%) XML
14 6 (12.00%) Java
14 6 (12.00%) TDD
14 6 (12.00%) RESTful
14 6 (12.00%) Multithreading

.NET
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 4 (8.00%) BizTalk Server
1 4 (8.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.00%) CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Anypoint
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.00%) Confluence
3 1 (2.00%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) Kentico
3 1 (2.00%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.00%) Sitefinity
3 1 (2.00%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.00%) WebLogic
3 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.00%) Oracle ERP
2 2 (4.00%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (2.00%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (4.00%) Amazon S3
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon CloudSearch
4 1 (2.00%) Amazon SQS
4 1 (2.00%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (2.00%) GitHub
4 1 (2.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (2.00%) Office 365
4 1 (2.00%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (2.00%) Route 53
4 1 (2.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) NFC
2 1 (2.00%) RS-232
2 1 (2.00%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (44.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (8.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (6.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (4.00%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (4.00%) DTS
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (4.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (2.00%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.00%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 11 (22.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (14.00%) NUnit
3 5 (10.00%) MSTest
3 5 (10.00%) Subversion
4 4 (8.00%) Cucumber
4 4 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 4 (8.00%) Octopus Deploy
4 4 (8.00%) Selenium
5 3 (6.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (6.00%) Git (software)
5 3 (6.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (4.00%) JIRA
6 2 (4.00%) MSBuild
7 1 (2.00%) JBehave
7 1 (2.00%) Spock
7 1 (2.00%) TestComplete
7 1 (2.00%) TestRail
General
1 3 (6.00%) Banking
1 3 (6.00%) Electronics
1 3 (6.00%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.00%) Automotive
3 1 (2.00%) Advertising
3 1 (2.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 29 (58.00%) Developer
2 14 (28.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (14.00%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.00%) Architect
5 3 (6.00%) .NET Architect
5 3 (6.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) PHP Developer
5 3 (6.00%) PHP Web Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior PHP Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior PHP Web Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Senior Web Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (6.00%) Web Developer
6 2 (4.00%) Applications Developer
6 2 (4.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 2 (4.00%) DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (26.00%) .NET Framework
2 12 (24.00%) ASP.NET
3 11 (22.00%) WPF
4 10 (20.00%) WCF
5 8 (16.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 8 (16.00%) HTML
6 7 (14.00%) AngularJS
6 7 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (14.00%) Node.js
6 7 (14.00%) XML
7 6 (12.00%) jQuery
7 6 (12.00%) RESTful
8 5 (10.00%) CSS
8 5 (10.00%) LINQ
8 5 (10.00%) REST
8 5 (10.00%) XSLT
9 3 (6.00%) Middleware
9 3 (6.00%) SOAP
9 3 (6.00%) Web Services
9 3 (6.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (4.00%) Clustering
1 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (4.00%) Life Science
2 1 (2.00%) CAN bus
2 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 3 (6.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (32.00%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (30.00%) MVC
3 8 (16.00%) Continuous Integration
3 8 (16.00%) Scrum
4 6 (12.00%) BDD
4 6 (12.00%) Multithreading
4 6 (12.00%) TDD
5 5 (10.00%) Concurrent Programming
5 5 (10.00%) ERP
5 5 (10.00%) Web Development
6 4 (8.00%) Migration
6 4 (8.00%) OO
6 4 (8.00%) Software Engineering
6 4 (8.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (6.00%) Content Management
7 3 (6.00%) Data Migration
7 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Content Management
7 3 (6.00%) OOD
7 3 (6.00%) Test Automation
7 3 (6.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (64.00%) C#
2 18 (36.00%) SQL
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.00%) C++
5 6 (12.00%) Java
6 5 (10.00%) PowerShell
6 5 (10.00%) T-SQL
7 4 (8.00%) Python
8 3 (6.00%) C
8 3 (6.00%) PHP
9 2 (4.00%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.00%) Perl
10 1 (2.00%) PL/SQL
10 1 (2.00%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 7 (14.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) DV Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.00%) MCDBA
3 2 (4.00%) MCSE
3 2 (4.00%) OCP
3 2 (4.00%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.00%) MCPD
4 1 (2.00%) MCSD
4 1 (2.00%) PhD
4 1 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) ISO 8583
2 1 (2.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Ansible
1 2 (4.00%) Data Guard
1 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (4.00%) Oracle RMAN
1 2 (4.00%) Puppet
1 2 (4.00%) Salt
2 1 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (28.00%) Oracle
3 3 (6.00%) webMethods
4 2 (4.00%) JD Edwards
4 2 (4.00%) Tableau
5 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
5 1 (2.00%) Google
5 1 (2.00%) IBM
5 1 (2.00%) MuleSoft
5 1 (2.00%) OpenText
5 1 (2.00%) Rackspace
5 1 (2.00%) Sitecore
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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