Period
to 25 July 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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 24 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -20 +6 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 61 110
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 5.97% 14.56% 9.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 35.35% 49.19% 36.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 40 83
10th Percentile £311 £312 £351
25th Percentile £356 £413 £363
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £475 £425
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% +7.94%
75th Percentile £475 £538 £525
90th Percentile £582 £550 £632
East of England median daily rate £425 £426 £425
% change year-on-year -0.12% +0.12% +9.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £46.50
Median % change year-on-year - -3.23% -15.45%
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £46.50
% change year-on-year - -3.23% +34.01%

.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 99 124 304
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 16.89% 29.59% 26.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 73 86 202
10th Percentile £320 £313 £325
25th Percentile £375 £401 £375
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% +12.50%
75th Percentile £575 £538 £543
90th Percentile £606 £600 £638
East of England median daily rate £475 £474 £450
% change year-on-year +0.26% +5.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 2 11
10th Percentile " £48.00 £41.25
25th Percentile £11.25 £52.50 £42.38
Median hourly rate £11.50 £60.00 £47.50
Median % change year-on-year -80.83% +26.32% +54.47%
75th Percentile £12.60 £67.50 £48.75
90th Percentile £14.14 £72.00 £56.50
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £57.00 £45.75
% change year-on-year -21.05% +24.59% +29.79%

.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 25 July 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 25 July 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 -1 27 £425 -19.05% 33
Peterborough -32 6 £326 -23.24% 11
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 24 (68.57%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 12 (34.29%) Azure
4 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
5 10 (28.57%) Social Skills
6 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
6 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
6 9 (25.71%) DevOps
7 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
7 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
7 8 (22.86%) .NET Core
8 7 (20.00%) MVC
8 7 (20.00%) Windows
8 7 (20.00%) CSS
8 7 (20.00%) Node.js
9 6 (17.14%) Degree
9 6 (17.14%) HTML
9 6 (17.14%) UML
9 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
9 6 (17.14%) React
10 5 (14.29%) Python
10 5 (14.29%) Java
10 5 (14.29%) MySQL
10 5 (14.29%) Life Science
10 5 (14.29%) RESTful
10 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
10 5 (14.29%) Change Control
10 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework

.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 3 (8.57%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Azure
2 4 (11.43%) AWS
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon Glacier
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon S3
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon SQS
3 3 (8.57%) AWS CloudFormation
3 3 (8.57%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
3 3 (8.57%) AWS Lambda
3 3 (8.57%) CloudFront
3 3 (8.57%) Serverless
4 2 (5.71%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) Amazon Cognito
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (25.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) MySQL
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.43%) Git (software)
2 4 (11.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Ranorex
4 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
4 2 (5.71%) Octopus Deploy
4 2 (5.71%) TeamCity
5 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 10 (28.57%) Social Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (5.71%) Automotive
3 2 (5.71%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (62.86%) Developer
2 13 (37.14%) C# Developer
3 8 (22.86%) .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 5 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) C# WPF Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Full Stack Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) WPF Developer
7 2 (5.71%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Sitecore Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) ASP.NET
2 8 (22.86%) .NET Core
2 8 (22.86%) .NET Framework
3 7 (20.00%) CSS
3 7 (20.00%) Node.js
4 6 (17.14%) HTML
4 6 (17.14%) React
5 5 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 5 (14.29%) RESTful
6 4 (11.43%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (11.43%) JSON
6 4 (11.43%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 4 (11.43%) WCF
6 4 (11.43%) Web Services
6 4 (11.43%) WPF
7 3 (8.57%) Autofac
7 3 (8.57%) CSS3
7 3 (8.57%) HTML5
8 2 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Life Science
2 3 (8.57%) Legacy Systems
3 2 (5.71%) Biotechnology
3 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.86%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.86%) User Experience
4 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Software Engineering
3 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 7 (20.00%) MVC
5 6 (17.14%) Software Testing
5 6 (17.14%) UML
6 5 (14.29%) Change Control
6 5 (14.29%) Integration Testing
6 5 (14.29%) Microservices
7 4 (11.43%) Dependency Injection
7 4 (11.43%) MVVM
7 4 (11.43%) Technical Debt
7 4 (11.43%) Unit Testing
7 4 (11.43%) Web Application Development
8 3 (8.57%) Coaching
8 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
8 3 (8.57%) Non-Functional Testing
8 3 (8.57%) Test Automation
8 3 (8.57%) Test Management
8 3 (8.57%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) C#
2 12 (34.29%) JavaScript
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) VBA
5 4 (11.43%) XAML
6 2 (5.71%) C++
7 1 (2.86%) ANSI SQL
7 1 (2.86%) C
7 1 (2.86%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) Degree
2 4 (11.43%) PhD
3 3 (8.57%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) QA
2 1 (2.86%) Accessibility
System Software
1 2 (5.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (8.57%) Terraform
2 1 (2.86%) HP ALM
2 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.86%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
1 3 (8.57%) Siemens
2 2 (5.71%) Sitecore
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Oracle