Period
to 22 February 2018

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 22 February 2018 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
22 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 8 9
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 279 394 358
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 9.27% 12.42% 11.49%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.45% 41.04% 43.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 221 224
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.49% +5.38% -
10th Percentile £275 £262 £258
90th Percentile £553 £450 £525
England median daily rate £425 £400 £389
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.83% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 7
East Midlands median hourly rate £41.25 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -4.76% +20.00%
10th Percentile £23.59 £37.50 £36.85
90th Percentile £46.75 £42.50 £51.25
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £39.63
% change year-on-year +12.50% +0.95% +16.54%

.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 834 960 821
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.72% 30.26% 26.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 545 567 509
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% +8.70% +6.15%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £256
90th Percentile £550 £500 £487
England median daily rate £475 £435 £425
% change year-on-year +9.20% +2.35% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 5 16
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £21.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +97.67% -42.67% +29.31%
10th Percentile £19.00 £20.75 £13.75
90th Percentile £48.85 £41.90 £46.25
England median hourly rate £40.15 £40.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year +0.38% +3.90% +10.00%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage 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

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018.

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 6 months to 22 February 2018. 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
Nottinghamshire -9 97 £475 +35.71% 76
Leicestershire -6 81 £338 +3.85% 65
Northamptonshire -8 43 £438 +16.67% 30
Derbyshire -8 34 £375 +19.52% 29
Lincolnshire -2 20 £350 +16.67% 11
Rutland - 4 £363 - 4
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 February 2018, 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.

1 198 (70.97%) C#
2 115 (41.22%) SQL Server
3 103 (36.92%) JavaScript
4 97 (34.77%) SQL
5 93 (33.33%) MVC
6 89 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
7 85 (30.47%) ASP.NET
8 74 (26.52%) CSS
9 70 (25.09%) HTML
10 49 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web API
11 46 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
11 46 (16.49%) Windows
12 45 (16.13%) TDD
13 43 (15.41%) Microsoft
14 42 (15.05%) .NET Framework
15 41 (14.70%) DevOps
16 39 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 39 (13.98%) Web Services
17 37 (13.26%) Microservices
18 36 (12.90%) Git (software)
18 36 (12.90%) MongoDB
19 34 (12.19%) AngularJS
19 34 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
19 34 (12.19%) jQuery
20 33 (11.83%) NoSQL
21 32 (11.47%) Node.js
22 31 (11.11%) Oracle
22 31 (11.11%) .NET Core
23 30 (10.75%) Unix
24 29 (10.39%) Docker

.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 (8.24%) IIS
2 18 (6.45%) CMS
3 11 (3.94%) SharePoint
4 10 (3.58%) Umbraco
5 8 (2.87%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.08%) MS Exchange
6 3 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.72%) Documentum
7 2 (0.72%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.72%) K2 blackpearl
7 2 (0.72%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (0.72%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.36%) Content Management Server
8 1 (0.36%) GeoServer
8 1 (0.36%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.36%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.72%) MS Visio
2 2 (0.72%) Simulink
3 1 (0.36%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.43%) Oracle 11i
2 2 (0.72%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.36%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.36%) LabWindows
3 1 (0.36%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (0.36%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.36%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 46 (16.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 34 (12.19%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.66%) Google Analytics
3 13 (4.66%) PaaS
4 7 (2.51%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (1.08%) Office 365
6 2 (0.72%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.72%) G Suite
7 1 (0.36%) IaaS
7 1 (0.36%) SaaS
7 1 (0.36%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.15%) TCP/IP
2 3 (1.08%) FTP
2 3 (1.08%) Modbus
2 3 (1.08%) SMS
3 2 (0.72%) CTI
3 2 (0.72%) Skype
3 2 (0.72%) WinSCP
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 115 (41.22%) SQL Server
2 36 (12.90%) MongoDB
3 33 (11.83%) NoSQL
4 21 (7.53%) MySQL
5 17 (6.09%) Relational Database
6 15 (5.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (3.58%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (3.23%) Big Data
8 9 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 8 (2.87%) Crystal Reports
10 7 (2.51%) Oracle Database
10 7 (2.51%) Oracle Database 10g
10 7 (2.51%) Oracle Reports
10 7 (2.51%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2005
11 5 (1.79%) SQL Server 2012
12 4 (1.43%) Apache Hive
12 4 (1.43%) CouchDB
13 3 (1.08%) Hadoop
13 3 (1.08%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 36 (12.90%) Git (software)
2 28 (10.04%) Visual Studio
3 23 (8.24%) Jenkins
4 21 (7.53%) TeamCity
5 11 (3.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 10 (3.58%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (2.15%) gulp
8 5 (1.79%) JIRA
9 4 (1.43%) Moq
9 4 (1.43%) NUnit
10 3 (1.08%) Jasmine
10 3 (1.08%) ReSharper
11 2 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
11 2 (0.72%) Selenium
11 2 (0.72%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.36%) Axure RP
12 1 (0.36%) Mercurial
12 1 (0.36%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.36%) Subversion
12 1 (0.36%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 25 (8.96%) Finance
2 21 (7.53%) Retail
3 15 (5.38%) Manufacturing
3 15 (5.38%) Marketing
4 13 (4.66%) Advertising
5 8 (2.87%) Publishing
6 5 (1.79%) Electronics
7 4 (1.43%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.72%) Automotive
9 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
9 1 (0.36%) Games
Job Titles
1 167 (59.86%) Developer
2 81 (29.03%) .NET Developer
3 52 (18.64%) C# Developer
4 46 (16.49%) Architect
5 37 (13.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 27 (9.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 25 (8.96%) Solutions Architect
8 22 (7.89%) ASP.NET Developer
9 21 (7.53%) JavaScript Developer
10 18 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
10 18 (6.45%) Senior Developer
11 17 (6.09%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 17 (6.09%) Web Developer
12 14 (5.02%) Senior .NET Developer
12 14 (5.02%) Software Developer
12 14 (5.02%) SQL Developer
12 14 (5.02%) Technical Architect
13 13 (4.66%) Analyst
13 13 (4.66%) React Developer
14 11 (3.94%) E-Commerce Solution Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (30.47%) ASP.NET
2 74 (26.52%) CSS
3 70 (25.09%) HTML
4 49 (17.56%) ASP.NET Web API
5 42 (15.05%) .NET Framework
6 39 (13.98%) ASP.NET MVC
6 39 (13.98%) Web Services
7 34 (12.19%) AngularJS
7 34 (12.19%) jQuery
8 32 (11.47%) Node.js
9 31 (11.11%) .NET Core
10 27 (9.68%) HTML5
11 26 (9.32%) WPF
12 23 (8.24%) React
13 21 (7.53%) RESTful
13 21 (7.53%) WCF
14 19 (6.81%) CSS3
15 18 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 17 (6.09%) Entity Framework
17 12 (4.30%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.23%) User Experience
3 7 (2.51%) Computer Science
3 7 (2.51%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (1.79%) Private Cloud
5 4 (1.43%) Mobile App
5 4 (1.43%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.72%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.36%) DataPower
8 1 (0.36%) NHS
8 1 (0.36%) Optoelectronics
8 1 (0.36%) Robotics
8 1 (0.36%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 46 (16.49%) Windows
2 30 (10.75%) Unix
3 28 (10.04%) Linux
4 9 (3.23%) Windows Server
5 4 (1.43%) Android
5 4 (1.43%) HPUX
5 4 (1.43%) Windows 10
6 3 (1.08%) Apple iOS
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.08%) Windows 8
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (33.33%) MVC
2 89 (31.90%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (16.13%) TDD
4 41 (14.70%) DevOps
5 37 (13.26%) Microservices
6 27 (9.68%) Web Development
7 23 (8.24%) E-Commerce
8 22 (7.89%) OO
9 21 (7.53%) Unit Testing
10 20 (7.17%) Analytics
10 20 (7.17%) Scrum
11 18 (6.45%) BDD
11 18 (6.45%) Cybersecurity
12 17 (6.09%) SDLC
13 16 (5.73%) Test Automation
14 15 (5.38%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (5.38%) Software Delivery
15 14 (5.02%) Migration
15 14 (5.02%) SOA
16 13 (4.66%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 198 (70.97%) C#
2 103 (36.92%) JavaScript
3 97 (34.77%) SQL
4 23 (8.24%) PHP
5 21 (7.53%) Java
6 20 (7.17%) VB.NET
7 10 (3.58%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.23%) PowerShell
8 9 (3.23%) TypeScript
9 8 (2.87%) XAML
10 7 (2.51%) VB
11 6 (2.15%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.79%) VB6
13 4 (1.43%) ES6
13 4 (1.43%) R
14 3 (1.08%) MATLAB
14 3 (1.08%) Shell Script
15 2 (0.72%) Clipper
15 2 (0.72%) Python
15 2 (0.72%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 14 (5.02%) Security Cleared
2 8 (2.87%) Degree
3 5 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (1.79%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.08%) CCNA
4 3 (1.08%) CCNP
4 3 (1.08%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (0.72%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.36%) HND
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.36%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.36%) PMO
2 1 (0.36%) QA
2 1 (0.36%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (10.39%) Docker
2 7 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.79%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.72%) vSphere
5 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (4.30%) Opscode Chef
2 10 (3.58%) Puppet
3 4 (1.43%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.72%) Terraform
5 1 (0.36%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 43 (15.41%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.11%) Oracle
3 16 (5.73%) Google
4 15 (5.38%) Sitecore
5 7 (2.51%) SAP
6 6 (2.15%) Xamarin
7 4 (1.43%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.43%) VMware
8 3 (1.08%) Cisco
8 3 (1.08%) Citrix
8 3 (1.08%) Siemens
9 2 (0.72%) IBM
9 2 (0.72%) Siebel
9 2 (0.72%) Tableau
10 1 (0.36%) Capita
10 1 (0.36%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.36%) HP
10 1 (0.36%) MicroStrategy
10 1 (0.36%) Remedy
10 1 (0.36%) Twitter