Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 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 of England
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 30 14 16
Rank change year-on-year -16 +2 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 297 381 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.97% 7.45% 7.48%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.28% 25.76% 27.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 254 213
East of England median daily rate £416 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.71% -4.11%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £250
90th Percentile £550 £525 £488
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +0.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 13
East of England median hourly rate £43.75 £36.67 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +19.32% -13.73% +6.25%
10th Percentile £37.25 £26.16 £19.83
90th Percentile £47.58 £47.80 £46.15
England median hourly rate £45.75 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.65% +6.25% -

.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 1,396 1,479 1,309
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 28.07% 28.93% 27.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 922 881 771
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
10th Percentile £311 £295 £260
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £480 £470 £425
% change year-on-year +2.13% +10.59% +2.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 34 43
East of England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.75 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +0.57% +21.53% -4.00%
10th Percentile £21.88 £26.13 £15.75
90th Percentile £57.97 £73.38 £44.35
England median hourly rate £41.53 £40.00 £39.60
% change year-on-year +3.83% +1.01% +5.60%

.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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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
Hertfordshire +5 120 £413 +13.79% 68
Cambridgeshire -17 68 £438 +20.69% 82
Bedfordshire +12 36 £450 +14.29% 33
Suffolk +4 35 £375 -3.23% 28
Essex -26 23 £550 +5.26% 39
Norfolk -8 15 £375 +7.14% 21
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 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 of England region with a requirement for .NET.

1 210 (70.71%) C#
2 139 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
3 119 (40.07%) ASP.NET
4 117 (39.39%) SQL Server
5 112 (37.71%) JavaScript
6 99 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 86 (28.96%) SQL
8 81 (27.27%) Visual Studio
9 79 (26.60%) MVC
10 72 (24.24%) CSS
10 72 (24.24%) Java
11 66 (22.22%) .NET Framework
11 66 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
12 62 (20.88%) HTML
12 62 (20.88%) Web Services
13 55 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
14 54 (18.18%) Git (software)
15 53 (17.85%) DevOps
16 52 (17.51%) AngularJS
16 52 (17.51%) Windows
17 48 (16.16%) Scrum
17 48 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
18 47 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
18 47 (15.82%) REST
19 45 (15.15%) jQuery
19 45 (15.15%) Software Engineering
20 43 (14.48%) Linux
21 40 (13.47%) TDD
22 39 (13.13%) Entity Framework
23 33 (11.11%) Finance

.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 20 (6.73%) IIS
2 17 (5.72%) SharePoint
3 16 (5.39%) Apache
4 13 (4.38%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.04%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.70%) nginx
7 10 (3.37%) Jetty
7 10 (3.37%) Mongrel
8 9 (3.03%) Cloud Foundry
8 9 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (2.02%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (2.02%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (1.35%) CMS
10 4 (1.35%) Confluence
11 3 (1.01%) NServiceBus
12 2 (0.67%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.67%) ColdFusion
12 2 (0.67%) OpenStack
12 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.34%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (3.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.01%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.67%) Magento
4 2 (0.67%) NetSuite
4 2 (0.67%) nopCommerce
5 1 (0.34%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.34%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 55 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (15.82%) Amazon AWS
3 21 (7.07%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (5.05%) Amazon EC2
4 15 (5.05%) Office 365
5 10 (3.37%) Google App Engine
6 9 (3.03%) SaaS
7 5 (1.68%) Dynamics 365
7 5 (1.68%) PaaS
8 4 (1.35%) GitHub
8 4 (1.35%) npm
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.67%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
9 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
9 2 (0.67%) IaaS
9 2 (0.67%) Serverless
9 2 (0.67%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 1 (0.34%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.34%) iPaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (10.77%) TCP/IP
2 17 (5.72%) Ethernet
3 16 (5.39%) HTTP
4 14 (4.71%) DNS
5 13 (4.38%) FTP
6 12 (4.04%) SSL
7 11 (3.70%) DHCP
8 10 (3.37%) IPsec
9 6 (2.02%) Firewall
9 6 (2.02%) Internet
10 2 (0.67%) Reverse Proxy
10 2 (0.67%) SMTP
11 1 (0.34%) Network Security
11 1 (0.34%) SMS
11 1 (0.34%) SSH
11 1 (0.34%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (39.39%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.40%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (5.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (4.04%) Relational Database
5 10 (3.37%) MySQL
5 10 (3.37%) SQL Server 2008
6 8 (2.69%) Big Data
6 8 (2.69%) SQL Server 2016
7 6 (2.02%) Power BI
8 5 (1.68%) RDBMS
9 4 (1.35%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.35%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.35%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.01%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.01%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.01%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 81 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 54 (18.18%) Git (software)
3 32 (10.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 22 (7.41%) Jenkins
5 18 (6.06%) Eclipse
6 17 (5.72%) NetBeans
7 13 (4.38%) JIRA
8 11 (3.70%) Selenium
8 11 (3.70%) TeamCity
9 10 (3.37%) Octopus Deploy
10 9 (3.03%) Subversion
10 9 (3.03%) Visual Studio Code
11 8 (2.69%) Jasmine
11 8 (2.69%) Travis CI
11 8 (2.69%) Visual Studio Team System
12 7 (2.36%) Maven
13 6 (2.02%) Bitbucket
13 6 (2.02%) NUnit
14 4 (1.35%) Karma Test Runner
14 4 (1.35%) PhantomJS
General
1 33 (11.11%) Finance
2 18 (6.06%) Aerospace
2 18 (6.06%) Military
2 18 (6.06%) Retail
3 9 (3.03%) Law
4 5 (1.68%) Back Office
5 4 (1.35%) Games
5 4 (1.35%) Marketing
6 3 (1.01%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (0.67%) Advertising
7 2 (0.67%) Banking
7 2 (0.67%) Publishing
8 1 (0.34%) Automotive
8 1 (0.34%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.34%) Legal
8 1 (0.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 185 (62.29%) Developer
2 109 (36.70%) .NET Developer
3 59 (19.87%) C# Developer
4 41 (13.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 25 (8.42%) Architect
6 24 (8.08%) ASP.NET Developer
7 21 (7.07%) Senior Developer
8 19 (6.40%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 19 (6.40%) SQL Developer
9 18 (6.06%) Full Stack Developer
10 16 (5.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 15 (5.05%) DevOps Engineer
12 11 (3.70%) Analyst
12 11 (3.70%) Software Developer
13 10 (3.37%) Software Engineer
14 9 (3.03%) Applications Developer
14 9 (3.03%) Senior .NET Developer
14 9 (3.03%) SharePoint Developer
14 9 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
15 8 (2.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 119 (40.07%) ASP.NET
2 72 (24.24%) CSS
3 66 (22.22%) .NET Framework
3 66 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
4 62 (20.88%) HTML
4 62 (20.88%) Web Services
5 52 (17.51%) AngularJS
6 48 (16.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 47 (15.82%) REST
8 45 (15.15%) jQuery
9 39 (13.13%) Entity Framework
10 28 (9.43%) Node.js
11 26 (8.75%) HTML5
12 24 (8.08%) React
13 21 (7.07%) .NET Core
14 20 (6.73%) XML
15 19 (6.40%) J2EE
15 19 (6.40%) WPF
16 18 (6.06%) Qt
16 18 (6.06%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (4.71%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (4.38%) Greenfield Project
3 12 (4.04%) Mobile App
4 4 (1.35%) Data Centre
4 4 (1.35%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.01%) Fintech
5 3 (1.01%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.67%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (0.67%) Clustering
6 2 (0.67%) EPoS
6 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.67%) NHS
6 2 (0.67%) N-Tier
6 2 (0.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.34%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.34%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.34%) PKI
7 1 (0.34%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.51%) Windows
2 43 (14.48%) Linux
3 10 (3.37%) Windows Server
4 6 (2.02%) Android
4 6 (2.02%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.34%) AIX
7 1 (0.34%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.34%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.34%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.34%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.34%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (46.80%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (26.60%) MVC
3 53 (17.85%) DevOps
4 48 (16.16%) Scrum
5 45 (15.15%) Software Engineering
6 40 (13.47%) TDD
7 32 (10.77%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (9.09%) Microservices
9 26 (8.75%) OO
10 23 (7.74%) SDLC
11 21 (7.07%) Unit Testing
12 18 (6.06%) Configuration Management
12 18 (6.06%) Mathematics
12 18 (6.06%) Open Source
13 17 (5.72%) Test Automation
14 16 (5.39%) CRM
14 16 (5.39%) Web Development
15 15 (5.05%) SOLID
16 12 (4.04%) BDD
16 12 (4.04%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 210 (70.71%) C#
2 112 (37.71%) JavaScript
3 86 (28.96%) SQL
4 72 (24.24%) Java
5 27 (9.09%) PowerShell
6 23 (7.74%) C++
7 22 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.72%) GLSL
8 17 (5.72%) HLSL
9 13 (4.38%) TypeScript
10 11 (3.70%) VB.NET
11 7 (2.36%) PHP
11 7 (2.36%) Python
12 6 (2.02%) C
13 5 (1.68%) Perl
14 4 (1.35%) ES6
15 3 (1.01%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.01%) Ruby
15 3 (1.01%) VB
16 2 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 27 (9.09%) Degree
1 27 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 20 (6.73%) SC Cleared
3 12 (4.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (2.69%) MCSE
5 7 (2.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 6 (2.02%) MCSA
7 3 (1.01%) AWS Certification
7 3 (1.01%) ISEB
7 3 (1.01%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.67%) CISSP
8 2 (0.67%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (0.67%) PhD
9 1 (0.34%) CCNA
9 1 (0.34%) CISM
9 1 (0.34%) GIAC
9 1 (0.34%) Linux+ Certification
9 1 (0.34%) MCDBA
9 1 (0.34%) Network+ Certification
9 1 (0.34%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.04%) QA
2 3 (1.01%) WCAG
3 1 (0.34%) GxP
3 1 (0.34%) HL7
3 1 (0.34%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.34%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 12 (4.04%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.37%) Xen
3 9 (3.03%) Active Directory
4 8 (2.69%) Docker
5 2 (0.67%) KVM
6 1 (0.34%) Squid
6 1 (0.34%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (4.38%) Puppet
2 4 (1.35%) Kibana
3 3 (1.01%) Ansible
3 3 (1.01%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.67%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.67%) Terraform
5 1 (0.34%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.34%) Docker Swarm
5 1 (0.34%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (0.34%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.34%) Packer
5 1 (0.34%) Salt
5 1 (0.34%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.34%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 99 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.74%) Google
3 14 (4.71%) Oracle
4 13 (4.38%) VMware
5 9 (3.03%) Nintex
6 8 (2.69%) Sony
6 8 (2.69%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.68%) SAP
8 4 (1.35%) New Relic
9 2 (0.67%) AppDynamics
9 2 (0.67%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.67%) F5
9 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
9 2 (0.67%) Palo Alto
9 2 (0.67%) Red Hat
10 1 (0.34%) Coverity
10 1 (0.34%) InterSystems
10 1 (0.34%) Lotus
10 1 (0.34%) Telerik
10 1 (0.34%) webMethods