Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 20 7 22
Rank change year-on-year -13 +15 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 55 69 79
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 7.91% 10.92% 8.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.73% 33.82% 20.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 41 51
Cambridge median daily rate £363 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -6.25% +23.08%
10th Percentile £313 £250 £313
90th Percentile £488 £488 £538
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £363 £350 £365
% change year-on-year +3.57% -4.11% +12.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Cambridge median hourly rate £41.50 £42.50 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.35% -2.86% -
10th Percentile £39.35 £41.25 £40.63
90th Percentile £46.45 £43.75 £46.88
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £43.25 £43.50 £43.75
% change year-on-year -0.57% -0.57% +25.00%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridge
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 185 204 377
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 26.62% 32.28% 39.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 123 250
Cambridge median daily rate £400 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £293 £281 £263
90th Percentile £525 £525 £488
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £375 £380
% change year-on-year - -1.32% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 8 12
Cambridge median hourly rate £45.00 £28.25 £43.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +59.29% -35.43% +2.94%
10th Percentile £16.96 £15.75 £9.25
90th Percentile £97.75 £44.88 £70.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £45.00 £40.50 £44.38
% change year-on-year +11.11% -8.73% +1.43%

.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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 November 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 39 (70.91%) C#
2 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (36.36%) WPF
4 19 (34.55%) SQL
5 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
6 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
7 14 (25.45%) Windows
8 13 (23.64%) MVC
8 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
8 13 (23.64%) SDLC
9 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
9 12 (21.82%) TDD
10 10 (18.18%) Finance
10 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 10 (18.18%) C++
10 10 (18.18%) OOP
11 9 (16.36%) SOLID
11 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
12 8 (14.55%) WCF
12 8 (14.55%) WinForms
12 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 7 (12.73%) Scrum
13 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
13 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (12.73%) MVVM
14 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
14 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (10.91%) JIRA

.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 7 (12.73%) SharePoint
2 3 (5.45%) BizTalk Server
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (5.45%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (3.64%) ColdFusion
3 2 (3.64%) Confluence
3 2 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.82%) CMS
4 1 (1.82%) JBoss
4 1 (1.82%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 1 (1.82%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (3.64%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (5.45%) Office 365
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon CloudSearch
3 1 (1.82%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.82%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (1.82%) GitHub
3 1 (1.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) LDAP
1 1 (1.82%) SMS
1 1 (1.82%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 8 (14.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (7.27%) SQLite
5 2 (3.64%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (3.64%) MySQL
5 2 (3.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.82%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database 10g
6 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) Visual Studio
2 9 (16.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (10.91%) JIRA
4 4 (7.27%) NUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Bitbucket
5 2 (3.64%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.64%) JUnit
5 2 (3.64%) Maven
5 2 (3.64%) Selenium
5 2 (3.64%) SoapUI
5 2 (3.64%) TeamCity
5 2 (3.64%) WebDriver
6 1 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.82%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (18.18%) Finance
2 3 (5.45%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.64%) Advertising
4 1 (1.82%) Electronics
4 1 (1.82%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 20 (36.36%) .NET Developer
3 14 (25.45%) Software Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 11 (20.00%) C# Software Engineer
5 10 (18.18%) C# .NET Developer
6 9 (16.36%) Full Stack Developer
7 8 (14.55%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 8 (14.55%) SQL Developer
8 7 (12.73%) SQL Server Developer
9 6 (10.91%) C# WCF Developer
9 6 (10.91%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (10.91%) SSIS Developer
9 6 (10.91%) SSRS Developer
9 6 (10.91%) WCF Developer
10 3 (5.45%) Project Manager
11 2 (3.64%) Architect
11 2 (3.64%) Desktop Support
11 2 (3.64%) Software Developer
11 2 (3.64%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) WPF
2 12 (21.82%) ASP.NET Web API
3 8 (14.55%) WCF
3 8 (14.55%) WinForms
4 5 (9.09%) AngularJS
4 5 (9.09%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) XML
5 4 (7.27%) .NET Framework
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.27%) HTML
5 4 (7.27%) JSON
5 4 (7.27%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 4 (7.27%) Node.js
5 4 (7.27%) REST
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.45%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 3 (5.45%) CSS
6 3 (5.45%) jQuery
6 3 (5.45%) RESTful
6 3 (5.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.73%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.64%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.45%) Windows
2 4 (7.27%) Linux
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 10
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.82%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (41.82%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 13 (23.64%) MVC
3 13 (23.64%) SDLC
4 12 (21.82%) TDD
5 10 (18.18%) OOP
6 9 (16.36%) SOLID
7 7 (12.73%) MVVM
7 7 (12.73%) Scrum
8 6 (10.91%) Unit Testing
9 4 (7.27%) Kanban
9 4 (7.27%) Migration
9 4 (7.27%) OO
9 4 (7.27%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
10 3 (5.45%) Microservices
10 3 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.45%) Project Management
10 3 (5.45%) SOA
11 2 (3.64%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 39 (70.91%) C#
2 19 (34.55%) SQL
3 12 (21.82%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.18%) C++
5 4 (7.27%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.27%) TypeScript
6 3 (5.45%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.64%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) F#
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) PHP
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (5.45%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.64%) Numerate Degree
3 2 (3.64%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 2 (3.64%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) MCPD
4 1 (1.82%) MCSD
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.82%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 13 (23.64%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Oracle
3 2 (3.64%) Atlassian
3 2 (3.64%) Tableau
3 2 (3.64%) Twitter
4 1 (1.82%) Google
4 1 (1.82%) VMware