The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 23 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 Framework
England / East of England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 75 116
Rank change year-on-year -24 +41  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 37 55 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.59% 2.16% 1.05%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.04% 8.21% 3.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 30 26
Median daily rate £388 £350 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.71% -36.36%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year +3.57% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +23.07% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.88 £36.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +14.72% -14.11%  

.NET Framework 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 of England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 734 670 814
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 31.58% 26.28% 26.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 460 429 495
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 17 29
Median hourly rate £41.50 £31.27 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +32.71% -21.82%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £27.50 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.50 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing .NET Framework 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 Framework in the East of England

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in the East of England

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET Framework in the East of England over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET Framework in the East of England

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in the East of England

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the East of England region over the 3 months to 23 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
Hertfordshire +2 12 £310 -31.11% 9
Cambridgeshire -15 9 £325 -7.14% 12
Essex -15 8 £400 +14.28% 3
Suffolk +13 4 £450 +41.17% 2
Bedfordshire -5 4 £450 +38.46% 3
.NET Framework
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 of England region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 87 (100.00%) .NET
2 74 (85.06%) C#
3 54 (62.07%) MVC
4 49 (56.32%) ASP.NET
5 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
5 47 (54.02%) Entity Framework
6 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (39.08%) TDD
8 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
9 31 (35.63%) SQL
10 27 (31.03%) AngularJS
11 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
12 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
12 25 (28.74%) Team Foundation Server
12 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (27.59%) HTML
14 22 (25.29%) WCF
15 20 (22.99%) CSS
16 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
16 19 (21.84%) XML
17 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
17 18 (20.69%) jQuery
17 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
18 16 (18.39%) SOLID
19 15 (17.24%) LINQ
20 14 (16.09%) XSLT
21 12 (13.79%) Web Services
21 12 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 11 (12.64%) Windows
22 11 (12.64%) Scrum

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 10 (11.49%) CMS
1 10 (11.49%) IIS
2 4 (4.60%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.30%) EPiServer
3 2 (2.30%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.15%) Confluence
4 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (20.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (5.75%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.45%) Amazon S3
3 3 (3.45%) GitHub
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon EC2
4 2 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.30%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (2.30%) PaaS
4 2 (2.30%) Route 53
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon CloudSearch
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.30%) DNS
1 2 (2.30%) HTTP
1 2 (2.30%) IMAP
1 2 (2.30%) Internet
1 2 (2.30%) SMTP
1 2 (2.30%) SSL
2 1 (1.15%) LAN
2 1 (1.15%) NFC
2 1 (1.15%) SMPP
2 1 (1.15%) WAN
2 1 (1.15%) Wireless
2 1 (1.15%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (54.02%) SQL Server
2 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (5.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 3 (3.45%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 2 (2.30%) Azure SQL Database
6 2 (2.30%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.30%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.15%) GIS
7 1 (1.15%) MySQL
7 1 (1.15%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 25 (28.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (21.84%) Visual Studio
3 18 (20.69%) Git (software)
4 10 (11.49%) NUnit
5 7 (8.05%) Moq
6 5 (5.75%) JIRA
6 5 (5.75%) Visual Studio Team System
7 4 (4.60%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 4 (4.60%) MSTest
8 2 (2.30%) Bower
8 2 (2.30%) FxCop
8 2 (2.30%) Jenkins
8 2 (2.30%) MSBuild
8 2 (2.30%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (2.30%) ReSharper
8 2 (2.30%) StyleCop
8 2 (2.30%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.15%) Protractor
9 1 (1.15%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.15%) Spock
General
1 5 (5.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.45%) Electronics
2 3 (3.45%) Interactive Media
3 2 (2.30%) Aerospace
3 2 (2.30%) Automotive
3 2 (2.30%) Banking
3 2 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.15%) Billing
4 1 (1.15%) Legal
4 1 (1.15%) Marketing
4 1 (1.15%) Retail
4 1 (1.15%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 67 (77.01%) Developer
2 47 (54.02%) .NET Developer
3 27 (31.03%) C# Developer
4 19 (21.84%) ASP.NET Developer
5 18 (20.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 14 (16.09%) Full Stack Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Agile .NET Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Agile Developer
7 7 (8.05%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 7 (8.05%) Software Developer
7 7 (8.05%) SQL Developer
8 5 (5.75%) .NET Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) C# Software Developer
8 5 (5.75%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.75%) XML Developer
8 5 (5.75%) XML XSLT Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.60%) Senior C# Developer
10 3 (3.45%) Senior Software Developer
10 3 (3.45%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (100.00%) .NET
2 49 (56.32%) ASP.NET
3 47 (54.02%) Entity Framework
4 27 (31.03%) AngularJS
5 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 25 (28.74%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (27.59%) HTML
7 22 (25.29%) WCF
8 20 (22.99%) CSS
9 19 (21.84%) XML
10 18 (20.69%) jQuery
11 15 (17.24%) LINQ
12 14 (16.09%) XSLT
13 12 (13.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 12 (13.79%) Web Services
14 10 (11.49%) HTML5
15 8 (9.20%) Ajax
15 8 (9.20%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (8.05%) REST
16 7 (8.05%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (4.60%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.45%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.45%) NHS
2 3 (3.45%) N-Tier
3 2 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.30%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.30%) W3C
4 1 (1.15%) CMDB
4 1 (1.15%) EPoS
4 1 (1.15%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.15%) SCADA
4 1 (1.15%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (12.64%) Windows
2 5 (5.75%) Windows Server
3 2 (2.30%) Linux
3 2 (2.30%) Unix
4 1 (1.15%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (62.07%) MVC
2 35 (40.23%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (39.08%) TDD
4 16 (18.39%) SOLID
5 11 (12.64%) Scrum
6 10 (11.49%) Performance Optimisation
7 9 (10.34%) Unit Testing
8 8 (9.20%) E-Commerce
8 8 (9.20%) OO
9 6 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.90%) Front End Development
9 6 (6.90%) Multithreading
9 6 (6.90%) SDLC
9 6 (6.90%) Web Development
10 5 (5.75%) BDD
10 5 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.75%) DevOps
10 5 (5.75%) OOP
11 4 (4.60%) SOA
11 4 (4.60%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 74 (85.06%) C#
2 32 (36.78%) JavaScript
3 31 (35.63%) SQL
4 8 (9.20%) T-SQL
5 7 (8.05%) Java
6 5 (5.75%) C++
7 4 (4.60%) C
7 4 (4.60%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.60%) Python
8 3 (3.45%) VB
8 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
9 2 (2.30%) PL/SQL
9 2 (2.30%) VB6
9 2 (2.30%) VBScript
10 1 (1.15%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.15%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (5.75%) Degree
2 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.15%) MCP
2 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.15%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.15%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (3.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.15%) Ansible
1 1 (1.15%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.15%) OpenView
1 1 (1.15%) SCCM
1 1 (1.15%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (29.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.90%) Oracle
3 3 (3.45%) Atlassian
3 3 (3.45%) HP
4 2 (2.30%) Cisco
4 2 (2.30%) Citrix
4 2 (2.30%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.30%) MuleSoft
5 1 (1.15%) Dell
5 1 (1.15%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.15%) Mapbox
5 1 (1.15%) Nintex
5 1 (1.15%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.15%) Retalix
5 1 (1.15%) Toshiba
5 1 (1.15%) VMware