Period
to 30 May 2020

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 30 May 2020 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
30 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 3 19 9
Rank change year-on-year +16 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 81 71 101
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 14.57% 6.69% 9.64%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.09% 27.95% 35.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 59 47
Median daily rate £500 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.05% +5.00% +14.29%
10th Percentile £407 £315 £259
90th Percentile £575 £638 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £35.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.57% -36.36% +41.94%
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £55.00
% change year-on-year +150.00% -67.27% +46.67%

.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 172 254 288
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 30.94% 23.92% 27.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 172 136
Median daily rate £475 £430 £407
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.47% +5.78% +16.14%
10th Percentile £357 £276 £269
90th Percentile £645 £625 £519
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £450
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.26% +26.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £42.60 £40.95 £27.78
90th Percentile £69.20 £56.80 £53.00
Median hourly rate £52.75 £47.50 £35.50
% change year-on-year +11.05% +33.80% -5.33%

.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 30 May 2020.

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 30 May 2020. 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 +18 47 £525 +23.53% 19
Peterborough +13 16 £438 +0.57% 8
Huntingdon 0 4 £438 +118.75%
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 May 2020, 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 57 (70.37%) C#
2 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.27%) MVC
3 30 (37.04%) ASP.NET
4 28 (34.57%) Microservices
5 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
6 24 (29.63%) SQL
7 23 (28.40%) Web Services
7 23 (28.40%) AWS
8 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
9 19 (23.46%) CSS
9 19 (23.46%) TDD
10 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
10 18 (22.22%) DevOps
11 17 (20.99%) .NET Framework
11 17 (20.99%) Node.js
12 15 (18.52%) React
13 14 (17.28%) HTML
14 13 (16.05%) Scrum
14 13 (16.05%) Azure
15 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
15 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
15 12 (14.81%) Web Development
16 11 (13.58%) SOLID
16 11 (13.58%) Terraform
16 11 (13.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 11 (13.58%) Greenfield Project
16 11 (13.58%) .NET Core
17 10 (12.35%) Docker
18 9 (11.11%) JSON

.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 (4.94%) IIS
1 4 (4.94%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.23%) Moodle
2 1 (1.23%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.23%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (1.23%) Camtasia
1 1 (1.23%) GIMP
1 1 (1.23%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 23 (28.40%) AWS
2 13 (16.05%) Azure
3 7 (8.64%) Power Platform
4 6 (7.41%) SaaS
5 5 (6.17%) Office 365
6 2 (2.47%) AWS CloudFormation
6 2 (2.47%) AWS Lambda
6 2 (2.47%) PaaS
6 2 (2.47%) Serverless
7 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (8.64%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) DHCP
2 1 (1.23%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (27.16%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Power BI
2 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (1.23%) Big Data
4 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.17%) Android Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Bitbucket
2 5 (6.17%) Xcode
3 4 (4.94%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.94%) webpack
4 2 (2.47%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (2.47%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.23%) Dreamweaver
5 1 (1.23%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.23%) tSQLt
General
1 3 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Public Sector
3 1 (1.23%) Legal
3 1 (1.23%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 59 (72.84%) Developer
2 38 (46.91%) .NET Developer
3 23 (28.40%) C# Developer
4 22 (27.16%) C# .NET Developer
5 7 (8.64%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 7 (8.64%) Software Developer
6 6 (7.41%) AWS Developer
6 6 (7.41%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (6.17%) Architect
7 5 (6.17%) Cloud Developer
7 5 (6.17%) DevOps Engineer
7 5 (6.17%) JavaScript Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Developer
8 4 (4.94%) Applications Support
8 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 4 (4.94%) AWS DevOps
8 4 (4.94%) AWS DevOps Engineer
8 4 (4.94%) AWS Engineer
9 3 (3.70%) .NET Software Developer
9 3 (3.70%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (37.04%) ASP.NET
2 23 (28.40%) Web Services
3 19 (23.46%) CSS
4 17 (20.99%) .NET Framework
4 17 (20.99%) Node.js
5 15 (18.52%) React
6 14 (17.28%) HTML
7 11 (13.58%) .NET Core
7 11 (13.58%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 9 (11.11%) JSON
9 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Core
9 8 (9.88%) ASP.NET Web API
9 8 (9.88%) Entity Framework
9 8 (9.88%) WCF
10 7 (8.64%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (8.64%) HTML5
11 6 (7.41%) AngularJS
12 4 (4.94%) CSS3
12 4 (4.94%) OAuth2
12 4 (4.94%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 11 (13.58%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (6.17%) User Experience
3 4 (4.94%) Mobile App
4 3 (3.70%) Mobile Payment
5 1 (1.23%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (1.23%) Learning Management System
5 1 (1.23%) Motion Graphics
5 1 (1.23%) Taxonomies
5 1 (1.23%) Vector Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (6.17%) Android
1 5 (6.17%) Linux
1 5 (6.17%) Mac OS
2 3 (3.70%) Windows
3 1 (1.23%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.23%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.27%) Agile Software Development
1 31 (38.27%) MVC
2 28 (34.57%) Microservices
3 19 (23.46%) TDD
4 18 (22.22%) DevOps
5 13 (16.05%) Scrum
6 12 (14.81%) Web Development
7 11 (13.58%) SOLID
8 7 (8.64%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (8.64%) Infrastructure as Code
8 7 (8.64%) OOP
8 7 (8.64%) Software Engineering
8 7 (8.64%) Stakeholder Management
9 6 (7.41%) Mentoring
10 5 (6.17%) API Development
10 5 (6.17%) Front End Development
10 5 (6.17%) Refactoring
11 4 (4.94%) Unit Testing
11 4 (4.94%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
11 4 (4.94%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 57 (70.37%) C#
2 25 (30.86%) JavaScript
3 24 (29.63%) SQL
4 4 (4.94%) ES6
4 4 (4.94%) Java
4 4 (4.94%) TypeScript
5 3 (3.70%) C++
6 2 (2.47%) XAML
7 1 (1.23%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.23%) VB
7 1 (1.23%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (14.81%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.17%) DV Cleared
4 2 (2.47%) Degree
4 2 (2.47%) PhD
5 1 (1.23%) VCAP
System Software
1 10 (12.35%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.23%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (13.58%) Terraform
2 5 (6.17%) Kubernetes
3 2 (2.47%) Ansible
3 2 (2.47%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (1.23%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 3 (3.70%) Microsoft
1 3 (3.70%) Oracle
1 3 (3.70%) Sitecore
1 3 (3.70%) Tableau
2 1 (1.23%) Adobe
2 1 (1.23%) Brocade
2 1 (1.23%) MuleSoft
2 1 (1.23%) VMware