Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire with a requirement for .NET Core skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Core over the 6 months to 11 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.

.NET Core
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 37 60 75
Rank change year-on-year +23 +15 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 7 11 5
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.62% 1.39% 0.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.21% 5.26% 2.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 7 4
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +5.56% -
East of England median daily rate £425 £438 £450
% change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% +16.13%

.NET Core 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 76 209 245
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 17.63% 26.49% 23.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 148 157
10th Percentile £299 £356 £263
25th Percentile £335 £410 £344
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £425 £475 £430
Median % change year-on-year -10.53% +10.47% +10.97%
75th Percentile £521 £550 £488
90th Percentile £725 £638 £593
East of England median daily rate £464 £450 £450
% change year-on-year +3.06% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 6
Median hourly rate - £44.50 £45.75
Median % change year-on-year - -2.73% +10.24%
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £44.50 £52.50
% change year-on-year +1.12% -15.24% +31.25%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in Cambridgeshire

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Daily rate trend for .NET Core in Cambridgeshire

.NET Core
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 Core within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 11 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 +21 7 £425 -10.53% 4
.NET Core
East of England

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Core 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 Core.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 4 (57.14%) ColdFusion
3 4 (57.14%) Logistics
3 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
4 3 (42.86%) RESTful
5 2 (28.57%) MVVM
5 2 (28.57%) Azure
5 2 (28.57%) WCF
5 2 (28.57%) WPF
5 2 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 2 (28.57%) DevOps
5 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
5 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
5 2 (28.57%) XAML
5 2 (28.57%) Web Services
5 2 (28.57%) Windows
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) PhD
6 1 (14.29%) XML
6 1 (14.29%) C++
6 1 (14.29%) IIS
6 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
6 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) WinForms

.NET Core
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 (57.14%) ColdFusion
2 1 (14.29%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Developer
2 5 (71.43%) C# Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
3 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (14.29%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (100.00%) .NET
2 3 (42.86%) RESTful
3 2 (28.57%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 2 (28.57%) WCF
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
4 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
4 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET Core
4 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
4 1 (14.29%) WinForms
4 1 (14.29%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 4 (57.14%) Logistics
2 2 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 2 (28.57%) DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) MVVM
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Change Control
3 1 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (14.29%) Integration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (14.29%) Physics
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (14.29%) Test Automation
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 5 (71.43%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) XAML
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Master's Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA