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 22 March 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.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Framework
England / East of England
Rank 79 64 86
Rank change year-on-year -15 +22  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 49 59 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 2.29% 2.42% 1.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.80% 9.47% 5.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 35 24
Median daily rate £363 £315 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +15.07% -13.10%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £205 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £365 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £335 £350
% change year-on-year +4.47% -4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £29.00 £42.25 £38.75
% change year-on-year -31.36% +9.03%  

.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 628 623 742
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.32% 25.53% 28.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 374 425
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.73%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £524 £505 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 23 24
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.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 22 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 22 March 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
Cambridgeshire +4 15 £300 -4.76% 8
Hertfordshire -5 11 £345 +2.98% 11
Bedfordshire +9 10 £463 - 4
Essex -22 8 £350 +48.93% 5
Suffolk +1 4 £375 +20.00% 3
.NET Framework
England

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 75 (85.23%) C#
3 56 (63.64%) MVC
4 55 (62.50%) SQL Server
5 53 (60.23%) ASP.NET
5 53 (60.23%) Entity Framework
6 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
7 34 (38.64%) JavaScript
8 33 (37.50%) TDD
9 32 (36.36%) SQL
10 28 (31.82%) AngularJS
11 27 (30.68%) LINQ
12 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 24 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
13 24 (27.27%) jQuery
13 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (27.27%) CSS
14 22 (25.00%) WCF
15 20 (22.73%) HTML
15 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
16 19 (21.59%) XML
17 17 (19.32%) XSLT
17 17 (19.32%) Scrum
18 15 (17.05%) IIS
19 13 (14.77%) OO
19 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
19 13 (14.77%) SOLID
20 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
20 12 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio

.NET Framework
Top Related 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 15 (17.05%) IIS
2 3 (3.41%) CMS
3 2 (2.27%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.14%) Apache
4 1 (1.14%) Apache Solr
4 1 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.14%) EPiServer
4 1 (1.14%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.14%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.14%) MS Project
2 1 (1.14%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.14%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.27%) PaaS
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.14%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (1.14%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.14%) GitHub
3 1 (1.14%) Route 53
3 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.27%) HTTP
3 1 (1.14%) Internet
3 1 (1.14%) Network Security
3 1 (1.14%) NFC
3 1 (1.14%) SAN
3 1 (1.14%) SMPP
3 1 (1.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 10 (11.36%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (5.68%) MySQL
4 5 (5.68%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.27%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (2.27%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.14%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.14%) CouchDB
6 1 (1.14%) GIS
6 1 (1.14%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.14%) HBase
6 1 (1.14%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.14%) Neo4j
6 1 (1.14%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.14%) Redis
6 1 (1.14%) Riak
6 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (13.64%) Git (software)
2 12 (13.64%) Visual Studio
3 10 (11.36%) Moq
4 9 (10.23%) NUnit
5 5 (5.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 5 (5.68%) FxCop
5 5 (5.68%) JIRA
5 5 (5.68%) ReSharper
5 5 (5.68%) StyleCop
6 3 (3.41%) MSTest
7 2 (2.27%) Bower
7 2 (2.27%) HP UFT
7 2 (2.27%) Protractor
7 2 (2.27%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.14%) Jenkins
8 1 (1.14%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.14%) Spock
8 1 (1.14%) Subversion
8 1 (1.14%) WinRunner
General
1 5 (5.68%) Finance
2 2 (2.27%) Banking
2 2 (2.27%) Legal
2 2 (2.27%) Marketing
3 1 (1.14%) Billing
3 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.14%) Multimedia
3 1 (1.14%) Retail
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 75 (85.23%) Developer
2 63 (71.59%) .NET Developer
3 38 (43.18%) C# Developer
4 31 (35.23%) C# .NET Developer
5 23 (26.14%) ASP.NET Developer
6 13 (14.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 11 (12.50%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (11.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (9.09%) Senior Developer
9 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
10 7 (7.95%) Senior .NET Developer
11 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
11 6 (6.82%) XML Developer
11 6 (6.82%) XML XSLT Developer
12 5 (5.68%) .NET Software Developer
12 5 (5.68%) C# Software Developer
13 4 (4.55%) Agile .NET Developer
13 4 (4.55%) Senior C# Developer
13 4 (4.55%) Tester
13 4 (4.55%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (100.00%) .NET
2 53 (60.23%) ASP.NET
2 53 (60.23%) Entity Framework
3 28 (31.82%) AngularJS
4 27 (30.68%) LINQ
5 25 (28.41%) ASP.NET MVC
6 24 (27.27%) ASP.NET Web API
6 24 (27.27%) CSS
6 24 (27.27%) jQuery
7 22 (25.00%) WCF
8 20 (22.73%) HTML
9 19 (21.59%) XML
10 17 (19.32%) XSLT
11 12 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 9 (10.23%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 9 (10.23%) NHibernate
13 8 (9.09%) SOAP
13 8 (9.09%) Web Services
14 7 (7.95%) JSON
14 7 (7.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.55%) Contactless
2 4 (4.55%) EMV
2 4 (4.55%) N-Tier
3 3 (3.41%) SCADA
4 1 (1.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.14%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.14%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.14%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.14%) RIA
4 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (7.95%) Windows
2 2 (2.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.14%) Android
3 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.14%) Linux
3 1 (1.14%) Unix
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (63.64%) MVC
2 37 (42.05%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (37.50%) TDD
4 17 (19.32%) Scrum
5 13 (14.77%) OO
5 13 (14.77%) SOLID
6 12 (13.64%) E-Commerce
7 11 (12.50%) Unit Testing
8 9 (10.23%) Web Development
9 7 (7.95%) BDD
10 6 (6.82%) OOP
10 6 (6.82%) Performance Optimisation
10 6 (6.82%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.68%) Code Coverage
11 5 (5.68%) Dependency Injection
11 5 (5.68%) DevOps
11 5 (5.68%) Refactoring
12 4 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (4.55%) Multithreading
12 4 (4.55%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 75 (85.23%) C#
2 34 (38.64%) JavaScript
3 32 (36.36%) SQL
4 10 (11.36%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.82%) Java
5 6 (6.82%) VBScript
6 3 (3.41%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.14%) C++
7 1 (1.14%) PHP
7 1 (1.14%) Python
7 1 (1.14%) VB
7 1 (1.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (3.41%) PhD
2 1 (1.14%) Degree
2 1 (1.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) ISO 8583
1 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.14%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 20 (22.73%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.68%) Atlassian
3 4 (4.55%) Oracle
4 3 (3.41%) HP
4 3 (3.41%) Mapbox
5 2 (2.27%) DevExpress
5 2 (2.27%) MuleSoft
5 2 (2.27%) Siemens
6 1 (1.14%) Google
6 1 (1.14%) IBM
6 1 (1.14%) PTC
6 1 (1.14%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.14%) Telerik
6 1 (1.14%) VMware
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