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The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 19 August 2022 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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
19 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 51 60 62
Rank change year-on-year +9 +2 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET Core 42 27 2
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 3.05% 2.21% 0.31%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.00% 10.07% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 24 2
10th Percentile £340 £322 £329
25th Percentile £400 £363 £334
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £401 £363
Median % change year-on-year +18.38% +10.69% -3.33%
75th Percentile £538 £438 £384
90th Percentile £575 £457 £386
England median daily rate £575 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +15.00% - +5.26%

.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 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 280 268 170
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.36% 21.93% 26.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 195 101
10th Percentile £353 £225 £270
25th Percentile £389 £306 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £475 £395 £370
Median % change year-on-year +20.25% +6.76% -7.50%
75th Percentile £536 £478 £438
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
England median daily rate £575 £525 £500
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 1
10th Percentile £16.70 £22.39 -
25th Percentile £18.58 £25.60 £35.00
Median hourly rate £19.67 £32.42 £40.00
Median % change year-on-year -39.34% -18.96% +25.98%
75th Percentile £26.31 £39.44 £45.00
90th Percentile £30.75 £42.78 -
England median hourly rate £60.00 £48.27 £45.00
% change year-on-year +24.31% +7.26% -0.55%

.NET Core
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for .NET Core in the East Midlands

.NET Core
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Daily rate trend for .NET Core in the East Midlands

.NET Core
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET Core in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 19 August 2022.

Daily rate histogram for .NET Core in the East Midlands

.NET Core
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 Core within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire +10 17 £439 +9.69% 27
Leicestershire -5 10 £425 +5.59% 10
Northamptonshire - 6 £519 - 2
Derbyshire -8 4 £338 +3.85% 7
Lincolnshire - 2 £525 - 7
.NET Core
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 2022, 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for .NET Core.

1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 28 (66.67%) C#
3 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
4 17 (40.48%) MVC
4 17 (40.48%) Azure
5 15 (35.71%) Microservices
6 14 (33.33%) HTML
6 14 (33.33%) CSS
7 12 (28.57%) Agile
7 12 (28.57%) TDD
8 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
8 11 (26.19%) SQL
8 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
9 10 (23.81%) DevOps
9 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
10 9 (21.43%) SOLID
10 9 (21.43%) BDD
11 8 (19.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
11 8 (19.05%) RESTful
11 8 (19.05%) React
11 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
11 8 (19.05%) Event-Driven
11 8 (19.05%) CI/CD
12 7 (16.67%) Jest
12 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
12 7 (16.67%) Docker
12 7 (16.67%) AWS
13 6 (14.29%) MSTest
13 6 (14.29%) Gradle
13 6 (14.29%) ES6

.NET Core
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 1 (2.38%) Confluence
1 1 (2.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 17 (40.48%) Azure
2 7 (16.67%) AWS
3 5 (11.90%) Azure DevOps
3 5 (11.90%) SaaS
4 2 (4.76%) PaaS
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.38%) Azure Service Bus
5 1 (2.38%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (2.38%) GCP
5 1 (2.38%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.90%) MySQL
2 5 (11.90%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Gatling
1 6 (14.29%) Gradle
1 6 (14.29%) JMeter
1 6 (14.29%) JUnit
1 6 (14.29%) Maven
1 6 (14.29%) MSTest
1 6 (14.29%) Selenium
1 6 (14.29%) Spock
2 3 (7.14%) SpecFlow
3 2 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.38%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.38%) JIRA
General
1 3 (7.14%) Social Skills
2 2 (4.76%) Retail
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) .NET Developer
1 25 (59.52%) Developer
2 6 (14.29%) C# .NET Developer
2 6 (14.29%) C# Developer
2 6 (14.29%) Technical Leader
3 4 (9.52%) Software Engineer
4 3 (7.14%) Architect
4 3 (7.14%) Development Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Development Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.14%) Senior .NET Developer
4 3 (7.14%) Senior Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Azure Developer
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Manager
5 2 (4.76%) E-Commerce Project Manager
5 2 (4.76%) Lead Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Senior C# .NET Developer
5 2 (4.76%) Senior C# Developer
6 1 (2.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 1 (2.38%) C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (100.00%) .NET
2 14 (33.33%) CSS
2 14 (33.33%) HTML
3 8 (19.05%) .NET Framework
3 8 (19.05%) React
3 8 (19.05%) RESTful
4 7 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 7 (16.67%) Jest
5 6 (14.29%) Enzyme
5 6 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 6 (14.29%) Spring
6 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 5 (11.90%) Elastic Stack
6 5 (11.90%) Node.js
6 5 (11.90%) REST
7 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (9.52%) Kafka
7 4 (9.52%) Web Services
8 3 (7.14%) AngularJS
9 2 (4.76%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.76%) IoT
3 1 (2.38%) Legacy Applications
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (40.48%) MVC
2 15 (35.71%) Microservices
3 12 (28.57%) Agile
3 12 (28.57%) TDD
4 11 (26.19%) Test Automation
5 10 (23.81%) DevOps
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
6 9 (21.43%) SOLID
7 8 (19.05%) CI/CD
7 8 (19.05%) Event-Driven
7 8 (19.05%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 6 (14.29%) E-Commerce
8 6 (14.29%) ERP
8 6 (14.29%) Mob Programming
8 6 (14.29%) OO
8 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
9 4 (9.52%) Full Stack Development
9 4 (9.52%) Re-Platforming
10 3 (7.14%) Containerisation
10 3 (7.14%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 28 (66.67%) C#
2 19 (45.24%) JavaScript
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 6 (14.29%) ES6
4 6 (14.29%) Java
5 5 (11.90%) PHP
6 1 (2.38%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (4.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.38%) Degree
2 1 (2.38%) HNC
2 1 (2.38%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 7 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (2.38%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Kubernetes
2 5 (11.90%) Ansible
2 5 (11.90%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (4.76%) Oracle