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 28 June 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
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 10 8 8
Rank change year-on-year -2 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET 168 169 173
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 10.94% 10.96% 11.06%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.64% 45.80% 41.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 113 122
Median daily rate £341 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.50% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £253 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £454 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £340
% change year-on-year +3.57% +2.94%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 - £15.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.12% -  

.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 485 369 422
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 31.60% 23.93% 26.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 307 236 268
Median daily rate £375 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
Median hourly rate £50.00 £35.75 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +39.86% +138.33%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 28 June 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 28 June 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 28 June 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
Leicestershire -1 63 £300 - 27
Nottinghamshire +2 60 £350 -8.79% 39
Northamptonshire -2 30 £344 -14.06% 19
Lincolnshire +10 22 £426 +37.50% 5
Derbyshire -9 14 £400 +33.33% 13
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 262 (71.98%) C#
2 136 (37.36%) ASP.NET
3 131 (35.99%) JavaScript
4 129 (35.44%) SQL Server
4 129 (35.44%) MVC
5 122 (33.52%) SQL
6 107 (29.40%) HTML
7 106 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
8 92 (25.27%) Microsoft
9 88 (24.18%) CSS
10 72 (19.78%) TDD
11 70 (19.23%) .NET Framework
12 60 (16.48%) Scrum
13 59 (16.21%) Windows
14 58 (15.93%) WPF
15 56 (15.38%) WCF
16 55 (15.11%) Web Services
17 53 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
18 51 (14.01%) VB.NET
19 47 (12.91%) HTML5
20 46 (12.64%) E-Commerce
21 43 (11.81%) Git (software)
21 43 (11.81%) jQuery
22 41 (11.26%) OO
23 38 (10.44%) XML
24 36 (9.89%) Oracle
24 36 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
24 36 (9.89%) AngularJS
25 34 (9.34%) Node.js
25 34 (9.34%) VB

.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 23 (6.32%) CMS
2 16 (4.40%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.85%) NServiceBus
4 11 (3.02%) IIS
5 10 (2.75%) ArcGIS
6 9 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 6 (1.65%) Apache Solr
7 6 (1.65%) Sitecore CMS
7 6 (1.65%) WinCC
8 5 (1.37%) Confluence
8 5 (1.37%) MS Exchange
9 4 (1.10%) Sitefinity
10 3 (0.82%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.55%) DNN
11 2 (0.55%) K2 blackpearl
11 2 (0.55%) WebSphere
12 1 (0.27%) CICS
12 1 (0.27%) Documentum
12 1 (0.27%) nginx
12 1 (0.27%) Umbraco
Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 6 (1.65%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.37%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 21 (5.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.12%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (2.47%) IaaS
3 9 (2.47%) PaaS
4 5 (1.37%) Office 365
4 5 (1.37%) SaaS
5 4 (1.10%) Boomi
6 2 (0.55%) Azure Data Factory
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.27%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.27%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 14 (3.85%) DNS
2 13 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 11 (3.02%) HTTP
4 10 (2.75%) Link 16
5 8 (2.20%) SSL
6 5 (1.37%) DHCP
6 5 (1.37%) Kerberos
6 5 (1.37%) LDAP
7 2 (0.55%) Intranet
7 2 (0.55%) SAN
7 2 (0.55%) WAN
8 1 (0.27%) FTP
8 1 (0.27%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (35.44%) SQL Server
2 20 (5.49%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 17 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 16 (4.40%) MongoDB
5 13 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
6 10 (2.75%) SQL Server 2012
7 9 (2.47%) SQL Server 2016
8 8 (2.20%) Oracle Database
9 7 (1.92%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database 10g
9 7 (1.92%) Oracle Database 11g
9 7 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.65%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
12 4 (1.10%) NoSQL
13 3 (0.82%) DB2
14 2 (0.55%) CouchDB
14 2 (0.55%) MySQL
14 2 (0.55%) Pentaho
14 2 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 43 (11.81%) Git (software)
2 26 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (5.77%) JIRA
4 19 (5.22%) Visual Studio
5 17 (4.67%) NUnit
6 15 (4.12%) Jenkins
7 13 (3.57%) TeamCity
8 12 (3.30%) Octopus Deploy
9 11 (3.02%) MSTest
10 9 (2.47%) Subversion
11 7 (1.92%) Moq
11 7 (1.92%) Selenium
12 6 (1.65%) SpecFlow
13 4 (1.10%) gulp
14 2 (0.55%) git-flow
14 2 (0.55%) Gradle
14 2 (0.55%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.55%) NSubstitute
14 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
14 2 (0.55%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 26 (7.14%) Finance
2 19 (5.22%) Manufacturing
2 19 (5.22%) Retail
3 10 (2.75%) Avionics
3 10 (2.75%) Military
4 8 (2.20%) Advertising
4 8 (2.20%) Marketing
5 5 (1.37%) Automotive
5 5 (1.37%) Banking
6 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
7 2 (0.55%) Back Office
8 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.27%) Billing
8 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.27%) Games
8 1 (0.27%) Law
8 1 (0.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 263 (72.25%) Developer
2 138 (37.91%) .NET Developer
3 106 (29.12%) C# Developer
4 79 (21.70%) C# .NET Developer
5 47 (12.91%) ASP.NET Developer
6 34 (9.34%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 32 (8.79%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 28 (7.69%) Architect
9 21 (5.77%) Full Stack Developer
10 19 (5.22%) WPF Developer
11 17 (4.67%) Senior Developer
11 17 (4.67%) Software Engineer
12 15 (4.12%) C# Software Engineer
12 15 (4.12%) Designer
13 14 (3.85%) Analyst
13 14 (3.85%) SharePoint Developer
14 12 (3.30%) Angular Developer
15 11 (3.02%) Senior .NET Developer
15 11 (3.02%) Senior C# Developer
15 11 (3.02%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (37.36%) ASP.NET
2 107 (29.40%) HTML
3 88 (24.18%) CSS
4 70 (19.23%) .NET Framework
5 58 (15.93%) WPF
6 56 (15.38%) WCF
7 55 (15.11%) Web Services
8 53 (14.56%) ASP.NET MVC
9 47 (12.91%) HTML5
10 43 (11.81%) jQuery
11 38 (10.44%) XML
12 36 (9.89%) AngularJS
12 36 (9.89%) ASP.NET Web API
13 34 (9.34%) Node.js
14 32 (8.79%) CSS3
15 29 (7.97%) Entity Framework
16 24 (6.59%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 22 (6.04%) KnockoutJS
18 21 (5.77%) REST
19 19 (5.22%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 31 (8.52%) Analytical Skills
2 23 (6.32%) User Experience
3 11 (3.02%) Greenfield Project
4 8 (2.20%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 5 (1.37%) Clustering
6 5 (1.37%) PKI
7 4 (1.10%) EPoS
7 4 (1.10%) iPad
7 4 (1.10%) iPhone
8 3 (0.82%) Computer Science
8 3 (0.82%) Driving Licence
8 3 (0.82%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
9 2 (0.55%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.55%) Virtual Team
10 1 (0.27%) IBM Mainframe
10 1 (0.27%) Mainframe
10 1 (0.27%) Smart Meter
10 1 (0.27%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 59 (16.21%) Windows
2 20 (5.49%) Linux
3 16 (4.40%) Android
4 15 (4.12%) Apple iOS
5 12 (3.30%) Windows Server
6 8 (2.20%) CoreOS
6 8 (2.20%) Ubuntu
7 7 (1.92%) Unix
7 7 (1.92%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (1.65%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.65%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.65%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 5 (1.37%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.55%) VMS
10 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (35.44%) MVC
2 106 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
3 72 (19.78%) TDD
4 60 (16.48%) Scrum
5 46 (12.64%) E-Commerce
6 41 (11.26%) OO
7 26 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
8 25 (6.87%) Dependency Injection
8 25 (6.87%) MVVM
9 23 (6.32%) Unit Testing
10 22 (6.04%) Front End Development
10 22 (6.04%) Software Engineering
11 21 (5.77%) Test Automation
12 20 (5.49%) SOLID
12 20 (5.49%) Web Development
13 19 (5.22%) Microservices
14 16 (4.40%) Translating Business Requirements
15 14 (3.85%) Software Testing
16 13 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (3.57%) UML
Programming Languages
1 262 (71.98%) C#
2 131 (35.99%) JavaScript
3 122 (33.52%) SQL
4 51 (14.01%) VB.NET
5 34 (9.34%) VB
6 29 (7.97%) Java
7 23 (6.32%) Python
8 18 (4.95%) PL/SQL
9 16 (4.40%) PowerShell
9 16 (4.40%) T-SQL
10 13 (3.57%) C
10 13 (3.57%) VB6
11 9 (2.47%) VBA
12 6 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 5 (1.37%) VBScript
13 5 (1.37%) XAML
14 4 (1.10%) Apple Swift
14 4 (1.10%) Objective-C
14 4 (1.10%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.82%) XPath
Qualifications
1 30 (8.24%) Security Cleared
2 27 (7.42%) SC Cleared
3 20 (5.49%) Degree
4 12 (3.30%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (2.47%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.27%) Analytics IQ
6 1 (0.27%) HNC
6 1 (0.27%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) ISEB
6 1 (0.27%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.75%) MIL-STD-1553
2 6 (1.65%) QA
System Software
1 26 (7.14%) Docker
2 12 (3.30%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.55%) VMware Server
5 1 (0.27%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 13 (3.57%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.37%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (1.37%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.37%) Norton AntiVirus
3 4 (1.10%) Terraform
4 2 (0.55%) Consul
5 1 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.27%) MIIS
5 1 (0.27%) SCCM
Vendors
1 92 (25.27%) Microsoft
2 36 (9.89%) Oracle
3 22 (6.04%) Sitecore
4 17 (4.67%) Xamarin
5 13 (3.57%) SAP
6 7 (1.92%) Siemens
7 5 (1.37%) Cisco
7 5 (1.37%) McAfee
7 5 (1.37%) Symantec
8 4 (1.10%) Dell
8 4 (1.10%) IBM
8 4 (1.10%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (1.10%) Twitter
8 4 (1.10%) VMware
9 3 (0.82%) Google
10 2 (0.55%) Cognos
10 2 (0.55%) Informatica
10 2 (0.55%) Telerik
11 1 (0.27%) MicroStrategy
11 1 (0.27%) NetApp
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