Period
to 18 April 2021

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 6 months to 18 April 2021 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
6 months to
18 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 6 28
Rank change year-on-year -19 +22 -24
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 91 49
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.37% 12.20% 4.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 24.68% 44.83% 20.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 71 30
10th Percentile £307 £400 £298
25th Percentile £335 £413 £341
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £500 £400
Median % change year-on-year -15.00% +25.00% +6.67%
75th Percentile £469 £550 £484
90th Percentile £474 £575 £589
East of England median daily rate £400 £440 £413
% change year-on-year -9.09% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year - +12.50% -14.89%
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -14.89%

.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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Cambridgeshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 77 203 244
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.70% 27.21% 24.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 142 154
10th Percentile £299 £356 £263
25th Percentile £335 £412 £350
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £475 £441
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +7.65% +10.31%
75th Percentile £514 £559 £500
90th Percentile £725 £638 £609
East of England median daily rate £466 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.44% - +2.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 8
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year - -6.32% +18.75%
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £48.75
% change year-on-year - -7.69% +37.17%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in Cambridgeshire.

Daily rate trend for .NET in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 18 April 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in Cambridgeshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in Cambridgeshire.

Hourly rate trend 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 6 months to 18 April 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -5 15 £425 -15.00% 20
Peterborough -14 4 £381 -12.86% 9
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 18 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
4 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
4 7 (36.84%) .NET Core
5 6 (31.58%) CSS
5 6 (31.58%) Windows
5 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
6 5 (26.32%) MVC
6 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
6 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
6 5 (26.32%) Azure
6 5 (26.32%) Node.js
7 4 (21.05%) RESTful
7 4 (21.05%) Logistics
7 4 (21.05%) React
7 4 (21.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) ColdFusion
8 3 (15.79%) XAML
8 3 (15.79%) WinForms
8 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
8 3 (15.79%) C++
8 3 (15.79%) Web Services
8 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (15.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 3 (15.79%) WCF
8 3 (15.79%) WPF

.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 4 (21.05%) ColdFusion
2 1 (5.26%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Azure
2 2 (10.53%) PaaS
3 1 (5.26%) Amazon Cognito
3 1 (5.26%) AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (36.84%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 2 (10.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Visual Studio
2 2 (10.53%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.53%) Jenkins
2 2 (10.53%) Octopus Deploy
2 2 (10.53%) TeamCity
3 1 (5.26%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (10.53%) Marketing
1 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 13 (68.42%) Developer
2 8 (42.11%) C# Developer
3 7 (36.84%) .NET Developer
4 6 (31.58%) Software Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (21.05%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (21.05%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (15.79%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) .NET Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Applications Developer
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Application Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (10.53%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (10.53%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (42.11%) ASP.NET
2 7 (36.84%) .NET Core
3 6 (31.58%) CSS
4 5 (26.32%) .NET Framework
4 5 (26.32%) Node.js
5 4 (21.05%) HTML
5 4 (21.05%) React
5 4 (21.05%) RESTful
6 3 (15.79%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 3 (15.79%) WCF
6 3 (15.79%) Web Services
6 3 (15.79%) WinForms
6 3 (15.79%) WPF
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (10.53%) CSS3
7 2 (10.53%) Entity Framework
7 2 (10.53%) HTML5
7 2 (10.53%) MFC
8 1 (5.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.79%) Self-Motivation
2 2 (10.53%) Biotechnology
3 1 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.26%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (31.58%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) MVC
3 4 (21.05%) Digital Transformation Programme
3 4 (21.05%) Logistics
4 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (15.79%) MVVM
5 2 (10.53%) Change Control
5 2 (10.53%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (10.53%) DevOps
5 2 (10.53%) Integration Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Mathematics
5 2 (10.53%) Physics
5 2 (10.53%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (10.53%) Time Management
5 2 (10.53%) UML
5 2 (10.53%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Web Development
6 1 (5.26%) Inversion of Control
Programming Languages
1 18 (94.74%) C#
2 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 11 (57.89%) SQL
3 3 (15.79%) C++
3 3 (15.79%) XAML
4 1 (5.26%) ANSI SQL
4 1 (5.26%) C
4 1 (5.26%) Python
4 1 (5.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
1 2 (10.53%) PhD
2 1 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.26%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) Sitecore