Period
to 22 July 2018

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 22 July 2018 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
22 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 18 5 10
Rank change year-on-year -13 +5 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 71 149 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 6.70% 12.37% 10.87%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.00% 43.44% 32.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 78 77
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £400 £340 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% -7.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £263 £244 £285
90th Percentile £525 £525 £475
East of England median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +2.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 6 5
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £55.00 £38.75 £9.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.94% +330.56% -
East of England median hourly rate £34.70 £40.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -13.25% +92.77% -0.88%

.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 284 343 420
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 26.79% 28.46% 33.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 161 261
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £414 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.21% -12.50% +14.29%
10th Percentile £281 £210 £305
90th Percentile £525 £500 £525
East of England median daily rate £450 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +8.43% +3.75% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 7
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £30.75 £40.00 £33.60
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.13% +19.05% -10.40%
10th Percentile £14.50 £14.95 £14.70
90th Percentile £50.63 £45.60 £51.50
East of England median hourly rate £35.25 £40.00 £33.05
% change year-on-year -11.88% +21.03% -8.83%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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 6 months to 22 July 2018.

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
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 22 July 2018. 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 -11 28 £388 +10.71% 49
Peterborough -14 19 £325 -3.70% 25
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 July 2018, 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 46 (64.79%) C#
2 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (33.80%) E-Commerce
4 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
5 19 (26.76%) MVC
6 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
6 17 (23.94%) TDD
7 15 (21.13%) SQL
7 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
8 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
9 12 (16.90%) Finance
9 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
9 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
9 12 (16.90%) Node.js
10 11 (15.49%) Microservices
10 11 (15.49%) Scrum
11 10 (14.08%) Java
11 10 (14.08%) CSS
11 10 (14.08%) Web Services
11 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
11 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
12 9 (12.68%) QA
12 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
12 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
12 9 (12.68%) XML
13 8 (11.27%) JMeter
13 8 (11.27%) BDD
13 8 (11.27%) REST
13 8 (11.27%) AngularJS

.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 2 (2.82%) CMS
1 2 (2.82%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.41%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (1.41%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Project
1 1 (1.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 5 (7.04%) Magento
2 3 (4.23%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.41%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 7 (9.86%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.63%) Google Analytics
2 4 (5.63%) PaaS
3 2 (2.82%) Office 365
4 1 (1.41%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.04%) HTTP
2 3 (4.23%) WEP
3 1 (1.41%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (21.13%) SQL Server
2 10 (14.08%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.45%) NoSQL
4 3 (4.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.82%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.41%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.41%) MySQL
6 1 (1.41%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.41%) RavenDB
6 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) JMeter
2 5 (7.04%) Selenium
3 4 (5.63%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.82%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Mocha
4 2 (2.82%) Sinon.JS
4 2 (2.82%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.41%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.41%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.41%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.41%) TeamCity
5 1 (1.41%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 6 (8.45%) Advertising
2 6 (8.45%) Marketing
3 5 (7.04%) Back Office
4 3 (4.23%) Retail
5 1 (1.41%) Automotive
5 1 (1.41%) Brand Awareness
5 1 (1.41%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.41%) Games
Job Titles
1 35 (49.30%) Developer
2 25 (35.21%) .NET Developer
3 16 (22.54%) C# Developer
4 14 (19.72%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (8.45%) Analyst
5 6 (8.45%) Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
6 5 (7.04%) IT Manager
6 5 (7.04%) IT Project Manager
6 5 (7.04%) Test Analyst
6 5 (7.04%) Tester
7 4 (5.63%) Architect
7 4 (5.63%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Azure Developer
7 4 (5.63%) Digital Architect
7 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce Architect
7 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (5.63%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.63%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (28.17%) ASP.NET
2 12 (16.90%) Node.js
3 10 (14.08%) ASP.NET MVC
3 10 (14.08%) CSS
3 10 (14.08%) Web Services
4 9 (12.68%) .NET Framework
4 9 (12.68%) ASP.NET Web API
4 9 (12.68%) XML
5 8 (11.27%) .NET Core
5 8 (11.27%) AngularJS
5 8 (11.27%) REST
6 7 (9.86%) HTML
7 6 (8.45%) WCF
8 5 (7.04%) Angular 2
8 5 (7.04%) jQuery
9 4 (5.63%) Express
9 4 (5.63%) Kafka
10 3 (4.23%) Entity Framework
10 3 (4.23%) Kendo UI
10 3 (4.23%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.86%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
3 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.82%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.82%) User Experience
4 1 (1.41%) Animation
4 1 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.41%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.41%) Online Games
4 1 (1.41%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.63%) Windows
2 1 (1.41%) Android
2 1 (1.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (54.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (33.80%) E-Commerce
3 19 (26.76%) MVC
4 17 (23.94%) TDD
5 12 (16.90%) Software Engineering
5 12 (16.90%) Test Automation
6 11 (15.49%) Microservices
6 11 (15.49%) Scrum
7 9 (12.68%) Performance Testing
8 8 (11.27%) BDD
9 7 (9.86%) OO
9 7 (9.86%) User Stories
10 6 (8.45%) SDLC
11 5 (7.04%) Acceptance Criteria
11 5 (7.04%) API Testing
11 5 (7.04%) Cybersecurity
12 4 (5.63%) Analytics
12 4 (5.63%) Decision-Making
12 4 (5.63%) Defect Management
12 4 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 46 (64.79%) C#
2 15 (21.13%) SQL
3 13 (18.31%) JavaScript
4 10 (14.08%) Java
5 6 (8.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (2.82%) C++
6 2 (2.82%) PHP
7 1 (1.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.41%) Python
7 1 (1.41%) Ruby
7 1 (1.41%) Scala
7 1 (1.41%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.41%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (2.82%) Degree
1 2 (2.82%) PhD
2 1 (1.41%) AWS Certification
2 1 (1.41%) CISM
2 1 (1.41%) CISSP
2 1 (1.41%) ISEB
2 1 (1.41%) ISTQB
2 1 (1.41%) MCPD
2 1 (1.41%) MCSD
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.41%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (12.68%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.41%) Ansible
1 1 (1.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (23.94%) Microsoft
2 7 (9.86%) Oracle
3 4 (5.63%) Google
4 3 (4.23%) CA Agile Central
5 1 (1.41%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.41%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.41%) Telerik
5 1 (1.41%) WorldPay
5 1 (1.41%) Xamarin