The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 30 March 2017 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)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 8 8 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +3  
Contract jobs citing .NET 198 181 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.03% 10.98% 9.07%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.41% 43.72% 43.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 105 82
Median daily rate £338 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £425 £444
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% +2.85%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 490 414 352
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 32.26% 25.11% 21.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 298 242 199
Median daily rate £363 £310 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.93% -4.61%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 10 3
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +7.89% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in the East Midlands.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +9 71 £365 +12.30% 47
Leicestershire -3 62 £308 +11.81% 33
Northamptonshire -4 39 £313 -18.03% 19
Derbyshire 0 20 £330 +46.66% 18
Lincolnshire +2 17 £425 +41.66% 9
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for .NET.

1 295 (75.64%) C#
2 159 (40.77%) JavaScript
3 145 (37.18%) ASP.NET
4 130 (33.33%) MVC
5 127 (32.56%) SQL Server
6 118 (30.26%) SQL
7 105 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
8 100 (25.64%) HTML
9 88 (22.56%) Microsoft
10 83 (21.28%) CSS
11 76 (19.49%) Web Services
11 76 (19.49%) TDD
12 74 (18.97%) WCF
13 71 (18.21%) .NET Framework
14 69 (17.69%) WPF
15 61 (15.64%) Scrum
16 60 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
17 57 (14.62%) E-Commerce
18 53 (13.59%) jQuery
19 52 (13.33%) XML
20 48 (12.31%) Finance
21 44 (11.28%) Oracle
22 43 (11.03%) AngularJS
23 42 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
23 42 (10.77%) VB.NET
24 41 (10.51%) Windows
25 39 (10.00%) Entity Framework
26 36 (9.23%) HTML5
27 35 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
27 35 (8.97%) Git (software)

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 14 (3.59%) IIS
2 13 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 12 (3.08%) CMS
4 6 (1.54%) Apache Solr
4 6 (1.54%) MS Exchange
5 5 (1.28%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.28%) Sitecore CMS
6 4 (1.03%) Apache Spark
6 4 (1.03%) ArcGIS
6 4 (1.03%) Oracle Workflow
6 4 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (1.03%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.03%) WordPress
7 3 (0.77%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (0.51%) Confluence
8 2 (0.51%) K2 blackpearl
8 2 (0.51%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.51%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.26%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 16 (4.10%) MS Excel
2 8 (2.05%) MS Office
3 4 (1.03%) MS Project
3 4 (1.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.26%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 8 (2.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.03%) Demantra
2 4 (1.03%) Oracle 11i
2 4 (1.03%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (1.03%) SnowdropKCS
3 3 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.26%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.33%) PaaS
4 12 (3.08%) IaaS
5 8 (2.05%) SaaS
6 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.03%) Boomi
7 3 (0.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.33%) DNS
1 13 (3.33%) TCP/IP
2 10 (2.56%) HTTP
3 8 (2.05%) SSL
4 5 (1.28%) DHCP
4 5 (1.28%) Kerberos
4 5 (1.28%) LDAP
5 2 (0.51%) FTP
5 2 (0.51%) SAN
5 2 (0.51%) WAN
6 1 (0.26%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (32.56%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (4.62%) Oracle Database
4 17 (4.36%) Oracle Database 10g
5 14 (3.59%) MongoDB
5 14 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (3.33%) Oracle Database 11g
7 11 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (2.56%) SQL Server 2008
9 8 (2.05%) Blockchain
9 8 (2.05%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (1.79%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 7 (1.79%) NoSQL
11 6 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (1.28%) Relational Database
13 4 (1.03%) Amazon Redshift
13 4 (1.03%) HDInsight
13 4 (1.03%) InfluxDB
13 4 (1.03%) OpenTSDB
13 4 (1.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 42 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 35 (8.97%) Git (software)
3 23 (5.90%) Visual Studio
4 16 (4.10%) JIRA
5 13 (3.33%) Subversion
6 12 (3.08%) MSTest
7 10 (2.56%) NUnit
7 10 (2.56%) Selenium
8 8 (2.05%) Jenkins
9 5 (1.28%) TeamCity
10 4 (1.03%) JDeveloper
10 4 (1.03%) Moq
10 4 (1.03%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (1.03%) Talend Open Studio
11 3 (0.77%) gulp
11 3 (0.77%) Microsoft Blend
11 3 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
11 3 (0.77%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.51%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.51%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (12.31%) Finance
2 24 (6.15%) Retail
3 14 (3.59%) Advertising
4 12 (3.08%) Manufacturing
5 5 (1.28%) Marketing
5 5 (1.28%) Publishing
6 4 (1.03%) Aerospace
6 4 (1.03%) Avionics
6 4 (1.03%) Military
7 1 (0.26%) Back Office
7 1 (0.26%) Billing
7 1 (0.26%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.26%) Games
7 1 (0.26%) Law
7 1 (0.26%) Legal
Job Titles
1 282 (72.31%) Developer
2 166 (42.56%) .NET Developer
3 138 (35.38%) C# Developer
4 109 (27.95%) C# .NET Developer
5 50 (12.82%) ASP.NET Developer
6 40 (10.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 39 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 31 (7.95%) Architect
9 30 (7.69%) WPF Developer
10 25 (6.41%) Designer
11 21 (5.38%) Analyst
11 21 (5.38%) Angular Developer
12 20 (5.13%) HTML Developer
13 19 (4.87%) HTML CSS Developer
14 18 (4.62%) Web Developer
15 17 (4.36%) Software Developer
16 16 (4.10%) Senior Developer
16 16 (4.10%) XML Developer
16 16 (4.10%) XML XSLT Developer
17 15 (3.85%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (37.18%) ASP.NET
2 100 (25.64%) HTML
3 83 (21.28%) CSS
4 76 (19.49%) Web Services
5 74 (18.97%) WCF
6 71 (18.21%) .NET Framework
7 69 (17.69%) WPF
8 60 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 53 (13.59%) jQuery
10 52 (13.33%) XML
11 43 (11.03%) AngularJS
12 39 (10.00%) Entity Framework
13 36 (9.23%) HTML5
14 35 (8.97%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (7.44%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 23 (5.90%) XSLT
17 22 (5.64%) REST
18 20 (5.13%) JSON
19 18 (4.62%) CSS3
20 13 (3.33%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 30 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (6.15%) User Experience
3 20 (5.13%) Mobile App
4 10 (2.56%) iPad
4 10 (2.56%) iPhone
5 9 (2.31%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.79%) Driving Licence
7 6 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
8 5 (1.28%) Clustering
8 5 (1.28%) EPoS
8 5 (1.28%) PKI
9 4 (1.03%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.77%) W3C
11 2 (0.51%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.26%) CCTV
12 1 (0.26%) Data Structures
12 1 (0.26%) IBM Mainframe
12 1 (0.26%) Mainframe
12 1 (0.26%) SCADA
12 1 (0.26%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 41 (10.51%) Windows
2 31 (7.95%) Linux
3 22 (5.64%) Apple iOS
4 18 (4.62%) Android
4 18 (4.62%) Unix
5 16 (4.10%) Windows Server
6 11 (2.82%) Windows Server 2008
7 9 (2.31%) Windows 7
7 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2003
7 9 (2.31%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (2.05%) CoreOS
8 8 (2.05%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.54%) Windows Mobile
10 4 (1.03%) Embedded Linux
10 4 (1.03%) HPUX
10 4 (1.03%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.26%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 130 (33.33%) MVC
2 105 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 76 (19.49%) TDD
4 61 (15.64%) Scrum
5 57 (14.62%) E-Commerce
6 32 (8.21%) OO
7 29 (7.44%) Dependency Injection
8 28 (7.18%) MVVM
8 28 (7.18%) Web Development
9 26 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
10 25 (6.41%) Continuous Integration
11 24 (6.15%) Unit Testing
12 22 (5.64%) Front End Development
13 20 (5.13%) CRM
13 20 (5.13%) Software Engineering
14 17 (4.36%) Translating Business Requirements
15 15 (3.85%) Automated Testing
16 14 (3.59%) iOS Development
17 13 (3.33%) Mentoring
18 12 (3.08%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 295 (75.64%) C#
2 159 (40.77%) JavaScript
3 118 (30.26%) SQL
4 42 (10.77%) VB.NET
5 33 (8.46%) Java
6 31 (7.95%) PL/SQL
7 30 (7.69%) Python
8 15 (3.85%) VB
9 13 (3.33%) Shell Script
9 13 (3.33%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.56%) Apple Swift
10 10 (2.56%) Objective-C
11 9 (2.31%) PowerShell
12 8 (2.05%) C
13 7 (1.79%) C++
14 6 (1.54%) PHP
14 6 (1.54%) VB6
15 5 (1.28%) R
16 4 (1.03%) VBA
16 4 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 25 (6.41%) Degree
1 25 (6.41%) Security Cleared
2 19 (4.87%) SC Cleared
3 6 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (1.28%) HNC
4 5 (1.28%) HND
5 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
5 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.26%) MCP
5 1 (0.26%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.05%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.51%) TickIT
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) SDET
System Software
1 15 (3.85%) Docker
2 9 (2.31%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.51%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 8 (2.05%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.28%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.26%) MIIS
Vendors
1 88 (22.56%) Microsoft
2 44 (11.28%) Oracle
3 19 (4.87%) Sitecore
4 16 (4.10%) Xamarin
5 7 (1.79%) SAP
6 5 (1.28%) Cisco
6 5 (1.28%) Intel Security
6 5 (1.28%) MuleSoft
6 5 (1.28%) Symantec
6 5 (1.28%) Tableau
7 4 (1.03%) Adobe
7 4 (1.03%) Dell
7 4 (1.03%) Talend
8 3 (0.77%) IBM
8 3 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.77%) Twitter
8 3 (0.77%) VMware
9 2 (0.51%) Informatica
9 2 (0.51%) Telerik
9 2 (0.51%) TIBCO
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