Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 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
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 29 22 20
Rank change year-on-year -7 -2 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 35 20 78
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 4.87% 6.29% 6.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 25.93% 24.39% 31.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 59
10th Percentile £425 £310 £356
25th Percentile £450 £313 £411
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £488 £463 £425
Median % change year-on-year +5.41% +8.82% -2.86%
75th Percentile £538 £488 £525
90th Percentile £588 £538 £575
East of England median daily rate £450 £400 £425
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +2.72%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
10th Percentile " " £41.48
25th Percentile £24.75 " £42.19
Median hourly rate £25.50 - £44.25
75th Percentile £26.25 " £46.19
90th Percentile " " £46.83
East of England median hourly rate £48.50 - £44.25

.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 135 82 251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 18.80% 25.79% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 61 170
10th Percentile £325 £300 £325
25th Percentile £398 £350 £388
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £463 £450
Median % change year-on-year +8.11% +2.78% +5.88%
75th Percentile £575 £600 £575
90th Percentile £600 £725 £700
East of England median daily rate £475 £450 £445
% change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -1.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 6
10th Percentile £11.25 £47.13 £41.13
25th Percentile £11.50 £48.44 £41.25
Median hourly rate £19.00 £51.25 £42.50
Median % change year-on-year -62.93% +20.59% -1.16%
75th Percentile £29.22 £53.44 £45.44
90th Percentile £30.21 £54.38 £46.63
East of England median hourly rate £48.75 £50.00 £43.25
% change year-on-year -2.50% +15.61% +1.76%

.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 5 December 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 5 December 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 24 £488 +14.71% 48
Peterborough -27 7 £525 +13.51% 10
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 22 (62.86%) C#
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (42.86%) Azure
3 15 (42.86%) Social Skills
4 13 (37.14%) .NET Core
4 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
5 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
5 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
5 11 (31.43%) React
6 10 (28.57%) Web Application Development
6 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
7 9 (25.71%) DevOps
7 9 (25.71%) Microservices
8 8 (22.86%) Node.js
8 8 (22.86%) WPF
8 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
8 8 (22.86%) CSS
8 8 (22.86%) Web Services
8 8 (22.86%) Degree
9 7 (20.00%) WCF
9 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
9 7 (20.00%) TDD
9 7 (20.00%) Windows
9 7 (20.00%) HTML
9 7 (20.00%) AWS
9 7 (20.00%) Terraform
10 6 (17.14%) Computer Science Degree
10 6 (17.14%) Serverless
10 6 (17.14%) MVVM

.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 1 (2.86%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Azure
2 7 (20.00%) AWS
3 6 (17.14%) Serverless
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon EC2
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon Glacier
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon S3
4 5 (14.29%) Amazon SQS
4 5 (14.29%) AWS CloudFormation
4 5 (14.29%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 5 (14.29%) AWS Lambda
4 5 (14.29%) CloudFront
5 2 (5.71%) Azure Service Bus
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Cosmos DB
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Functions
6 1 (2.86%) Azure Logic Apps
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 6 (17.14%) MySQL
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 5 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (14.29%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.71%) Ranorex
2 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) MSTest
General
1 15 (42.86%) Social Skills
2 3 (8.57%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.86%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (54.29%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 8 (22.86%) C# Developer
4 7 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) .NET Software Engineer
5 6 (17.14%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (17.14%) C# Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) .NET Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) C# Software Developer
6 4 (11.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.71%) AWS Developer
7 2 (5.71%) C# WPF Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) WPF Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Azure Developer
8 1 (2.86%) Database Programmer
8 1 (2.86%) React Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (37.14%) .NET Core
2 11 (31.43%) ASP.NET Web API
2 11 (31.43%) React
3 10 (28.57%) AngularJS
4 8 (22.86%) CSS
4 8 (22.86%) Node.js
4 8 (22.86%) Web Services
4 8 (22.86%) WPF
5 7 (20.00%) HTML
5 7 (20.00%) WCF
6 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
7 5 (14.29%) jQuery
7 5 (14.29%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 5 (14.29%) XML
8 4 (11.43%) Entity Framework
8 4 (11.43%) RESTful
8 4 (11.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (8.57%) JSON
9 3 (8.57%) RabbitMQ
9 3 (8.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Life Science
2 3 (8.57%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.57%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
3 1 (2.86%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.86%) Linux
2 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (37.14%) Software Engineering
3 10 (28.57%) Web Application Development
4 9 (25.71%) DevOps
4 9 (25.71%) Microservices
5 7 (20.00%) Software Testing
5 7 (20.00%) TDD
6 6 (17.14%) Computer Science
6 6 (17.14%) MVC
6 6 (17.14%) MVVM
7 5 (14.29%) Infrastructure Automation
7 5 (14.29%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) Event-Driven
8 4 (11.43%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Full Stack Development
8 4 (11.43%) Technical Debt
8 4 (11.43%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.57%) Coaching
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 22 (62.86%) C#
2 9 (25.71%) JavaScript
3 6 (17.14%) SQL
4 5 (14.29%) Java
4 5 (14.29%) XAML
5 4 (11.43%) C
5 4 (11.43%) C++
5 4 (11.43%) Python
5 4 (11.43%) VBA
6 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (22.86%) Degree
2 6 (17.14%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (14.29%) PhD
4 2 (5.71%) Master's Degree
5 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.43%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Terraform
2 2 (5.71%) Kubernetes
3 1 (2.86%) HP ALM
3 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (14.29%) Oracle
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.86%) HP
3 1 (2.86%) Siemens