Period
to 23 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 23 March 2019 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 of England
6 months to
23 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 39 24 12
Rank change year-on-year -15 -12 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 210 325 383
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.09% 6.99% 8.73%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.11% 23.52% 29.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 179 230
East of England median daily rate £413 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% -
10th Percentile £303 £281 £225
90th Percentile £588 £525 £515
England median daily rate £451 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +6.12% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 11
East of England median hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £17.55 £39.70 £12.05
90th Percentile £47.30 £53.90 £43.00
England median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year - +9.09% +7.14%

.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 of England with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
East of England
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 995 1,382 1,310
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 24.14% 29.74% 29.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 646 805 831
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
90th Percentile £588 £574 £544
England median daily rate £500 £475 £440
% change year-on-year +5.26% +8.08% +3.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 23 37
East of England median hourly rate £48.75 £40.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.88% +11.11% -4.00%
10th Percentile £18.75 £15.68 £15.25
90th Percentile £66.81 £77.50 £44.01
England median hourly rate £41.69 £41.21 £40.38
% change year-on-year +1.17% +2.04% +4.21%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in the East of England

.NET
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 in the East of England.

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

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

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

.NET
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 in the East of England.

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

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in the East of England over the 6 months to 23 March 2019.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for .NET in the East of England

.NET
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 within the East of England region over the 6 months to 23 March 2019. 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
Hertfordshire 0 81 £413 +10.00% 66
Cambridgeshire -32 45 £425 +17.65% 68
Bedfordshire +12 38 £438 +16.67% 16
Essex -3 19 £525 +1.45% 28
Suffolk -1 15 £350 -12.50% 16
Norfolk -16 11 £394 +16.67% 9
East Anglia - 1 £450 - 11
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 23 March 2019, 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 of England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 156 (74.29%) C#
2 85 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 85 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (39.52%) ASP.NET
4 72 (34.29%) SQL
5 71 (33.81%) JavaScript
6 68 (32.38%) Microsoft
7 66 (31.43%) Visual Studio
8 55 (26.19%) .NET Framework
9 49 (23.33%) Java
10 47 (22.38%) MVC
10 47 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
11 46 (21.90%) HTML
12 45 (21.43%) CSS
13 44 (20.95%) Git (software)
14 43 (20.48%) ASP.NET Web API
15 38 (18.10%) Web Services
15 38 (18.10%) Windows
16 33 (15.71%) Scrum
16 33 (15.71%) Security Cleared
16 33 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
16 33 (15.71%) Entity Framework
17 32 (15.24%) jQuery
18 31 (14.76%) Software Engineering
19 28 (13.33%) DevOps
20 27 (12.86%) Linux
21 26 (12.38%) SC Cleared
22 25 (11.90%) TDD
23 24 (11.43%) Microservices
24 23 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
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 16 (7.62%) SharePoint
2 15 (7.14%) IIS
3 8 (3.81%) CMS
4 7 (3.33%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.38%) Apache
6 4 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.43%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.43%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.95%) ColdFusion
8 2 (0.95%) NServiceBus
8 2 (0.95%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.48%) DNN
9 1 (0.48%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.48%) JBoss
9 1 (0.48%) nginx
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
1 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.86%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.43%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.95%) Magento
4 2 (0.95%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.48%) SAP CRM
Cloud Services
1 47 (22.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (6.19%) Office 365
4 4 (1.90%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (1.90%) SaaS
5 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (1.43%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.43%) PaaS
6 2 (0.95%) GitHub
6 2 (0.95%) npm
6 2 (0.95%) Serverless
6 2 (0.95%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (0.48%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.48%) Apple Pay
7 1 (0.48%) AWS Lambda
Communications & Networking
1 22 (10.48%) TCP/IP
2 17 (8.10%) Ethernet
3 7 (3.33%) HTTP
4 6 (2.86%) Internet
5 4 (1.90%) DNS
5 4 (1.90%) Firewall
6 3 (1.43%) DHCP
6 3 (1.43%) FTP
6 3 (1.43%) SSL
7 2 (0.95%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (0.95%) SMTP
7 2 (0.95%) SSH
7 2 (0.95%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (40.48%) SQL Server
2 13 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 12 (5.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (4.76%) MySQL
5 9 (4.29%) Big Data
5 9 (4.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (2.38%) RDBMS
6 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.43%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (1.43%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.95%) Hadoop
9 2 (0.95%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.95%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.95%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.95%) Power BI
9 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
10 1 (0.48%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 66 (31.43%) Visual Studio
2 44 (20.95%) Git (software)
3 23 (10.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (8.10%) Eclipse
4 17 (8.10%) NetBeans
5 14 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
6 13 (6.19%) TeamCity
7 8 (3.81%) Jenkins
8 7 (3.33%) JIRA
8 7 (3.33%) Selenium
8 7 (3.33%) Visual Studio Code
9 5 (2.38%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (2.38%) Subversion
10 4 (1.90%) Cucumber
10 4 (1.90%) Maven
10 4 (1.90%) NUnit
10 4 (1.90%) Visual Studio Team System
11 3 (1.43%) Bitbucket
12 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.95%) PhantomJS
General
1 23 (10.95%) Finance
2 22 (10.48%) Retail
3 17 (8.10%) Aerospace
3 17 (8.10%) Military
4 4 (1.90%) Law
4 4 (1.90%) Marketing
5 3 (1.43%) Legal
6 2 (0.95%) Back Office
6 2 (0.95%) Publishing
7 1 (0.48%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 133 (63.33%) Developer
2 82 (39.05%) .NET Developer
3 44 (20.95%) C# Developer
4 27 (12.86%) C# .NET Developer
5 19 (9.05%) Architect
6 16 (7.62%) SQL Developer
7 15 (7.14%) Full Stack Developer
8 13 (6.19%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (4.76%) Software Developer
11 8 (3.81%) SharePoint Developer
11 8 (3.81%) Solutions Architect
12 7 (3.33%) .NET Software Developer
12 7 (3.33%) DevOps Engineer
12 7 (3.33%) WPF Developer
13 6 (2.86%) Analyst
13 6 (2.86%) Applications Developer
13 6 (2.86%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 6 (2.86%) C# Software Developer
13 6 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (39.52%) ASP.NET
2 55 (26.19%) .NET Framework
3 46 (21.90%) HTML
4 45 (21.43%) CSS
5 43 (20.48%) ASP.NET Web API
6 38 (18.10%) Web Services
7 33 (15.71%) ASP.NET MVC
7 33 (15.71%) Entity Framework
8 32 (15.24%) jQuery
9 22 (10.48%) Node.js
10 21 (10.00%) AngularJS
11 18 (8.57%) Qt
12 17 (8.10%) ActiveX
12 17 (8.10%) DirectX
12 17 (8.10%) MFC
12 17 (8.10%) OpenGL
13 16 (7.62%) HTML5
13 16 (7.62%) REST
14 14 (6.67%) WPF
14 14 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (2.38%) Data Centre
3 4 (1.90%) EPoS
4 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (0.95%) Clustering
5 2 (0.95%) Internet of Things
5 2 (0.95%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.95%) N-Tier
5 2 (0.95%) Private Cloud
5 2 (0.95%) Public Cloud
5 2 (0.95%) Reference Data
5 2 (0.95%) User Experience
6 1 (0.48%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (0.48%) Fintech
6 1 (0.48%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 38 (18.10%) Windows
2 27 (12.86%) Linux
3 7 (3.33%) Windows Server
4 5 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (1.90%) Android
5 4 (1.90%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.48%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (22.38%) MVC
3 33 (15.71%) Scrum
4 31 (14.76%) Software Engineering
5 28 (13.33%) DevOps
6 25 (11.90%) TDD
7 24 (11.43%) Microservices
8 17 (8.10%) Mathematics
8 17 (8.10%) SDLC
9 16 (7.62%) SOA
10 15 (7.14%) OO
11 14 (6.67%) CRM
12 13 (6.19%) Migration
12 13 (6.19%) Web Development
13 11 (5.24%) Unit Testing
14 10 (4.76%) Analytics
14 10 (4.76%) API Development
14 10 (4.76%) BDD
14 10 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (4.76%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 156 (74.29%) C#
2 72 (34.29%) SQL
3 71 (33.81%) JavaScript
4 49 (23.33%) Java
5 22 (10.48%) PowerShell
6 20 (9.52%) C++
7 17 (8.10%) GLSL
7 17 (8.10%) HLSL
7 17 (8.10%) VB.NET
8 13 (6.19%) T-SQL
9 10 (4.76%) VB
10 6 (2.86%) PHP
11 5 (2.38%) TypeScript
12 4 (1.90%) Python
13 3 (1.43%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.43%) ES6
13 3 (1.43%) Ruby
14 2 (0.95%) C
14 2 (0.95%) Perl
14 2 (0.95%) VB6
Qualifications
1 33 (15.71%) Security Cleared
2 26 (12.38%) SC Cleared
3 22 (10.48%) Degree
4 8 (3.81%) MCSE
4 8 (3.81%) Microsoft Certification
5 6 (2.86%) MCSA
6 4 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (1.43%) DBS Check
7 3 (1.43%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.95%) ITIL Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CCNA
9 1 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.48%) CISSP
9 1 (0.48%) ISEB
9 1 (0.48%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.48%) OCP
9 1 (0.48%) Oracle Certification
9 1 (0.48%) PhD
9 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.48%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) QA
2 4 (1.90%) WCAG
3 2 (0.95%) GDPR
4 1 (0.48%) GxP
4 1 (0.48%) HL7
4 1 (0.48%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (2.86%) Docker
2 4 (1.90%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.95%) KVM
3 2 (0.95%) Squid
3 2 (0.95%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.48%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.48%) HDFS
4 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Kibana
2 3 (1.43%) HAProxy
2 3 (1.43%) Puppet
2 3 (1.43%) Terraform
3 2 (0.95%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.48%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.48%) Oozie
4 1 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle RMAN
4 1 (0.48%) Packer
4 1 (0.48%) Salt
4 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 68 (32.38%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) Oracle
3 8 (3.81%) Google
4 7 (3.33%) Nintex
5 5 (2.38%) SAP
5 5 (2.38%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.43%) F5
6 3 (1.43%) hybris
6 3 (1.43%) Palo Alto
6 3 (1.43%) Sony
6 3 (1.43%) VMware
7 2 (0.95%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.95%) New Relic
7 2 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.95%) Tableau
7 2 (0.95%) Telerik
8 1 (0.48%) Apple
8 1 (0.48%) CA Agile Central
8 1 (0.48%) PayPal
8 1 (0.48%) WorldPay