Period
to 23 September 2021

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 6 months to 23 September 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)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
23 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 18 18 10
Rank change year-on-year 0 -8 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 108 43 236
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 8.04% 8.35% 11.76%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.30% 30.50% 38.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 29 155
10th Percentile £300 £242 £313
25th Percentile £313 £275 £338
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £350 £380
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.89% +1.33%
75th Percentile £468 £381 £438
90th Percentile £520 £445 £523
England median daily rate £510 £488 £450
% change year-on-year +4.62% +8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
10th Percentile £22.39 " £43.25
25th Percentile £25.60 " £44.38
Median hourly rate £32.42 - £47.50
75th Percentile £39.44 " £49.38
90th Percentile £42.78 " £49.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £24.65 £45.64
% change year-on-year +82.56% -45.98% +6.13%

.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 the East Midlands with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East Midlands
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 282 141 614
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.00% 27.38% 30.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 218 94 384
10th Percentile £239 £263 £286
25th Percentile £313 £313 £337
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £500 £434 £488
90th Percentile £575 £496 £538
England median daily rate £525 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 9
10th Percentile £22.39 " £18.50
25th Percentile £25.60 " £35.00
Median hourly rate £32.42 - £45.00
75th Percentile £39.44 " £48.75
90th Percentile £42.78 " £49.00
England median hourly rate £49.00 £43.00 £46.40
% change year-on-year +13.95% -7.33% +10.48%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in the East Midlands

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 23 September 2021.

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 6 months to 23 September 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
Leicestershire +4 51 £325 - 42
Nottinghamshire +1 40 £450 +20.00% 44
Northamptonshire -18 10 £350 - 17
Derbyshire - 5 £325 - 30
Lincolnshire - 2 £419 - 15
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for .NET.

1 78 (72.22%) C#
2 48 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 44 (40.74%) Azure
4 38 (35.19%) CSS
4 38 (35.19%) Microsoft
4 38 (35.19%) MVC
5 37 (34.26%) HTML
6 36 (33.33%) .NET Core
7 33 (30.56%) SQL
7 33 (30.56%) SQL Server
8 31 (28.70%) Full Stack Development
9 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (23.15%) jQuery
11 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
12 20 (18.52%) DevOps
13 18 (16.67%) OOP
13 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
14 15 (13.89%) Microservices
15 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
15 14 (12.96%) OO
16 13 (12.04%) React
16 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
16 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
16 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
17 12 (11.11%) Clean Code
17 12 (11.11%) Social Skills
17 12 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
18 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
18 11 (10.19%) T-SQL
19 10 (9.26%) WCF

.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 4 (3.70%) SharePoint
2 3 (2.78%) Confluence
2 3 (2.78%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) CMS
3 1 (0.93%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) Exchequer
Cloud Services
1 44 (40.74%) Azure
2 8 (7.41%) AWS
3 7 (6.48%) PaaS
4 5 (4.63%) Azure Service Bus
4 5 (4.63%) SaaS
5 4 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.70%) Azure Pipelines
5 4 (3.70%) OpenShift
6 3 (2.78%) NuGet
6 3 (2.78%) Power Automate
7 2 (1.85%) Azure Stack
7 2 (1.85%) IaaS
7 2 (1.85%) Serverless
8 1 (0.93%) Amazon EKS
8 1 (0.93%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.93%) AWS CodePipeline
8 1 (0.93%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.93%) GCP
8 1 (0.93%) GitHub
8 1 (0.93%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Firewall
2 2 (1.85%) Internet
3 1 (0.93%) IPv4
3 1 (0.93%) LAN
3 1 (0.93%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.70%) NoSQL
2 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.78%) Azure SQL Database
3 3 (2.78%) Crystal Reports
3 3 (2.78%) Event Store
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server 2016
3 3 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.85%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (0.93%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.93%) MySQL
5 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 13 (12.04%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (4.63%) JIRA
4 3 (2.78%) NUnit
4 3 (2.78%) Subversion
4 3 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.93%) AdminStudio
6 1 (0.93%) Gatling
6 1 (0.93%) GitLab
6 1 (0.93%) JMeter
6 1 (0.93%) LoadRunner
6 1 (0.93%) NeoLoad
6 1 (0.93%) TestComplete
6 1 (0.93%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.93%) WebPageTest
General
1 12 (11.11%) Social Skills
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Public Sector
4 3 (2.78%) Law
4 3 (2.78%) Retail
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 68 (62.96%) Developer
2 34 (31.48%) .NET Developer
3 17 (15.74%) C# Developer
4 13 (12.04%) Full Stack Developer
4 13 (12.04%) Software Engineer
5 10 (9.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 8 (7.41%) Architect
7 7 (6.48%) Azure Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) Applications Developer
8 6 (5.56%) DevOps Engineer
8 6 (5.56%) SQL Developer
9 5 (4.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 5 (4.63%) Software Developer
9 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Developer
10 4 (3.70%) C# Software Developer
10 4 (3.70%) Senior Developer
11 3 (2.78%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Cloud Engineer
11 3 (2.78%) Development Manager
11 3 (2.78%) Lead Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.19%) CSS
2 37 (34.26%) HTML
3 36 (33.33%) .NET Core
4 25 (23.15%) jQuery
5 23 (21.30%) ASP.NET
6 18 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 13 (12.04%) AngularJS
7 13 (12.04%) React
8 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (9.26%) WCF
10 9 (8.33%) Entity Framework
10 9 (8.33%) RESTful
11 8 (7.41%) Sass
12 7 (6.48%) HTML5
12 7 (6.48%) LESS
12 7 (6.48%) REST
13 6 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 5 (4.63%) Node.js
14 5 (4.63%) SOAP
14 5 (4.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (6.48%) Driving Licence
2 7 (6.48%) SCADA
3 4 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (2.78%) Data Protection Act
4 3 (2.78%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.85%) Data Centre
5 2 (1.85%) NHS
5 2 (1.85%) User Experience
6 1 (0.93%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.48%) Linux
2 6 (5.56%) Windows
3 3 (2.78%) Android
3 3 (2.78%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.78%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.93%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (35.19%) MVC
2 31 (28.70%) Full Stack Development
3 26 (24.07%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (18.52%) DevOps
5 18 (16.67%) OOP
6 15 (13.89%) Microservices
7 14 (12.96%) OO
7 14 (12.96%) Software Engineering
8 13 (12.04%) Unit Testing
9 12 (11.11%) Clean Code
10 9 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 8 (7.41%) Front End Development
12 7 (6.48%) Collaborative Working
12 7 (6.48%) Continuous Integration
12 7 (6.48%) OOD
12 7 (6.48%) Scrum
13 6 (5.56%) TDD
13 6 (5.56%) Waterfall
14 5 (4.63%) User Stories
14 5 (4.63%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 78 (72.22%) C#
2 48 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.56%) SQL
4 11 (10.19%) T-SQL
5 7 (6.48%) Java
5 7 (6.48%) PowerShell
6 6 (5.56%) TypeScript
7 5 (4.63%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 4 (3.70%) Python
9 3 (2.78%) ES6
9 3 (2.78%) PHP
10 2 (1.85%) C++
10 2 (1.85%) VB
11 1 (0.93%) C
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) Ruby
11 1 (0.93%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (3.70%) Degree
2 3 (2.78%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.78%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.85%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.78%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) Docker
2 2 (1.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (7.41%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.78%) Ansible
2 3 (2.78%) Prometheus
3 2 (1.85%) Control-M
3 2 (1.85%) Grafana
3 2 (1.85%) Kibana
3 2 (1.85%) SCCM
4 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.93%) Puppet
4 1 (0.93%) Terraform
Vendors
1 38 (35.19%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.70%) Oracle
3 3 (2.78%) Blue Prism
3 3 (2.78%) Citrix
3 3 (2.78%) Databricks
3 3 (2.78%) Red Hat
3 3 (2.78%) UiPath
4 2 (1.85%) IBM
5 1 (0.93%) Alibaba
5 1 (0.93%) Cadence
5 1 (0.93%) Dynatrace
5 1 (0.93%) Ivanti
5 1 (0.93%) MobileIron
5 1 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (0.93%) SAP