The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 28 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 (dotNet)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 10 8
Rank change year-on-year +1 -2  
Contract jobs citing .NET 62 65 90
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.50% 10.60% 12.47%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 43.66% 33.16% 34.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 34 38
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 £197 £276 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £517 £446 £416
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £365 £340
% change year-on-year -4.10% +7.35%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £20.75 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.72% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +33.84% -7.14%  

.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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 142 196 259
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.35% 31.97% 35.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 123 138
Median daily rate £350 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £325 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £505 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £19.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.36% -52.50%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £9.00 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £42.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year +21.42% -5.40%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire citing .NET 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 in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Cambridgeshire over the 3 months to 28 April 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +3 34 £350 -6.04% 44
Peterborough -3 10 £370 +39.62% 13
Huntingdon - 3 £250 - 2
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 69 (50.00%) C#
2 60 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 52 (37.68%) ASP.NET
4 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (32.61%) SQL Server
5 45 (32.61%) HTML
6 39 (28.26%) TDD
6 39 (28.26%) E-Commerce
7 34 (24.64%) SQL
8 27 (19.57%) Java
8 27 (19.57%) Web Services
9 26 (18.84%) CSS
9 26 (18.84%) SOA
9 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
10 24 (17.39%) MVC
10 24 (17.39%) Adobe
10 24 (17.39%) .NET Framework
10 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
11 23 (16.67%) jQuery
12 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
12 22 (15.94%) Node.js
13 21 (15.22%) OO
13 21 (15.22%) XML
13 21 (15.22%) Oracle
13 21 (15.22%) Scrum
14 20 (14.49%) WCF
15 19 (13.77%) XSLT
15 19 (13.77%) REST
16 18 (13.04%) Git (software)
17 17 (12.32%) Web Development

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 12 (8.70%) WordPress
2 5 (3.62%) CMS
3 4 (2.90%) IIS
3 4 (2.90%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (2.90%) Umbraco
4 3 (2.17%) Drupal
4 3 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.45%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.72%) Anypoint
6 1 (0.72%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.72%) Confluence
6 1 (0.72%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.72%) Kentico
6 1 (0.72%) nginx
6 1 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.72%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Dynamics AX
1 3 (2.17%) Magento
1 3 (2.17%) Oracle ERP
1 3 (2.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.72%) SDL Web 8
2 1 (0.72%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 10 (7.25%) IaaS
1 10 (7.25%) PaaS
2 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (3.62%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (1.45%) GitHub
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.72%) Amazon SQS
5 1 (0.72%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.72%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.72%) Rackspace Cloud
5 1 (0.72%) Route 53
5 1 (0.72%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.87%) HTTP
2 10 (7.25%) DNS
2 10 (7.25%) SSL
2 10 (7.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.62%) Internet
4 3 (2.17%) Intranet
5 2 (1.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.72%) LDAP
6 1 (0.72%) NFC
6 1 (0.72%) RS-232
6 1 (0.72%) SMPP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (32.61%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.62%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.62%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (2.90%) Big Data
3 4 (2.90%) MySQL
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (2.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.45%) DTS
5 2 (1.45%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.45%) NoSQL
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 12c
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle9i Database
5 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (0.72%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 18 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 13 (9.42%) NUnit
3 12 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 8 (5.80%) Selenium
4 8 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (5.07%) Subversion
6 6 (4.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 6 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 6 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.35%) Moq
6 6 (4.35%) Octopus Deploy
7 5 (3.62%) MSTest
8 3 (2.17%) JIRA
9 2 (1.45%) gulp
9 2 (1.45%) JMeter
9 2 (1.45%) MSBuild
9 2 (1.45%) SoapUI
10 1 (0.72%) MorphX
10 1 (0.72%) TestComplete
10 1 (0.72%) TestRail
General
1 16 (11.59%) Finance
2 9 (6.52%) Banking
3 5 (3.62%) Electronics
4 4 (2.90%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.90%) Retail
5 3 (2.17%) Marketing
5 3 (2.17%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (0.72%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.72%) Automotive
7 1 (0.72%) Law
Job Titles
1 72 (52.17%) Developer
2 43 (31.16%) .NET Developer
3 36 (26.09%) C# Developer
4 28 (20.29%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (18.12%) Architect
6 16 (11.59%) Solutions Architect
7 13 (9.42%) XML Developer
7 13 (9.42%) XML XSLT Developer
8 10 (7.25%) Web Developer
9 8 (5.80%) JavaScript Developer
10 7 (5.07%) HTML CSS Developer
10 7 (5.07%) HTML Developer
10 7 (5.07%) Platform Engineer
11 6 (4.35%) ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 5 (3.62%) PHP Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior PHP Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior PHP Web Developer
12 5 (3.62%) Senior Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (37.68%) ASP.NET
2 45 (32.61%) HTML
3 27 (19.57%) Web Services
4 26 (18.84%) CSS
5 24 (17.39%) .NET Framework
5 24 (17.39%) ASP.NET Web API
6 23 (16.67%) jQuery
7 22 (15.94%) Node.js
8 21 (15.22%) XML
9 20 (14.49%) WCF
10 19 (13.77%) REST
10 19 (13.77%) XSLT
11 16 (11.59%) Hibernate
11 16 (11.59%) J2EE
12 15 (10.87%) Apache Flex
12 15 (10.87%) HTML5
12 15 (10.87%) Spring
13 14 (10.14%) AngularJS
14 13 (9.42%) JSON
15 11 (7.97%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.17%) Life Science
1 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
2 2 (1.45%) Client/Server
2 2 (1.45%) Clustering
2 2 (1.45%) Data Centre
2 2 (1.45%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.72%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.72%) CAN bus
3 1 (0.72%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.72%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (10.87%) Linux
2 13 (9.42%) Windows
3 10 (7.25%) CoreOS
3 10 (7.25%) Ubuntu
4 4 (2.90%) VMS
5 2 (1.45%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.72%) Android
6 1 (0.72%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.72%) Unix
6 1 (0.72%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (28.26%) E-Commerce
2 39 (28.26%) TDD
3 26 (18.84%) SOA
4 24 (17.39%) MVC
5 22 (15.94%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (15.22%) OO
6 21 (15.22%) Scrum
7 17 (12.32%) Web Development
8 14 (10.14%) Information Security
9 13 (9.42%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (7.25%) Kanban
11 8 (5.80%) Presales
12 7 (5.07%) BDD
12 7 (5.07%) ERP
12 7 (5.07%) Microservices
13 6 (4.35%) Front End Development
13 6 (4.35%) Multithreading
13 6 (4.35%) Project Management
13 6 (4.35%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 69 (50.00%) C#
2 60 (43.48%) JavaScript
3 34 (24.64%) SQL
4 27 (19.57%) Java
5 17 (12.32%) Python
6 13 (9.42%) PHP
7 11 (7.97%) C++
8 7 (5.07%) PowerShell
8 7 (5.07%) T-SQL
9 5 (3.62%) PL/SQL
10 4 (2.90%) Perl
11 3 (2.17%) C
11 3 (2.17%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.72%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.72%) Ruby
13 1 (0.72%) Tcl
13 1 (0.72%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.62%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.17%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.45%) Degree
3 2 (1.45%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.45%) MCDBA
3 2 (1.45%) MCSE
3 2 (1.45%) OCP
3 2 (1.45%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (0.72%) PhD
4 1 (0.72%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.45%) ISO 8583
2 1 (0.72%) QA
System Software
1 10 (7.25%) Docker
2 2 (1.45%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (8.70%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.45%) Ansible
2 2 (1.45%) Data Guard
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle RMAN
2 2 (1.45%) Puppet
2 2 (1.45%) Salt
3 1 (0.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (18.84%) Microsoft
2 24 (17.39%) Adobe
3 21 (15.22%) Oracle
4 4 (2.90%) Sitecore
4 4 (2.90%) webMethods
5 3 (2.17%) JD Edwards
5 3 (2.17%) SAP
6 2 (1.45%) HP
7 1 (0.72%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.72%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.72%) Google
7 1 (0.72%) IBM
7 1 (0.72%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.72%) Nintex
7 1 (0.72%) OpenText
7 1 (0.72%) Rackspace
7 1 (0.72%) Xamarin
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