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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 19 May 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England > East of England
6 months to
19 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 64 51 16
Rank change year-on-year -13 -35 +17
Contract jobs citing .NET 84 66 183
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 3.30% 3.73% 7.23%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.95% 18.03% 27.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 41 124
10th Percentile £332 £313 £319
25th Percentile £413 £363 £380
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £500 £425 £438
Median % change year-on-year +17.65% -2.86% +4.17%
75th Percentile £600 £500 £525
90th Percentile £792 £600 £563
England median daily rate £550 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 1
10th Percentile £48.35 - -
25th Percentile £48.50 £44.00 -
Median hourly rate £49.00 £45.00 £45.00
Median % change year-on-year +8.89% - +55.17%
75th Percentile £49.50 £46.00 -
90th Percentile £62.75 - -
England median hourly rate £49.00 £44.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.11% +4.71% -6.87%

.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 401 366 663
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.74% 20.67% 26.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 229 452
10th Percentile £366 £304 £325
25th Percentile £423 £390 £387
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £523 £475 £450
Median % change year-on-year +10.13% +5.56% -
75th Percentile £607 £545 £531
90th Percentile £700 £625 £575
England median daily rate £570 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +14.00% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 13 8
10th Percentile - £18.12 £39.30
25th Percentile £48.50 £40.50 £44.25
Median hourly rate £57.50 £45.00 £52.75
Median % change year-on-year +27.78% -14.69% +8.21%
75th Percentile £75.25 £50.72 £66.00
90th Percentile £77.00 £56.50 £68.70
England median hourly rate £50.00 £46.00 £46.21
% change year-on-year +8.70% -0.45% +2.88%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing .NET as a proportion 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

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing .NET in the East of England.

Daily rate trend for .NET in the East of England

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing .NET in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

Daily rate histogram for .NET in the East of England

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing .NET in the East of England.

Hourly rate trend for .NET in the East of England

.NET
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing .NET in the East of England over the 6 months to 19 May 2022.

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 19 May 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
Hertfordshire 0 33 £480 +2.67% 39
Cambridgeshire -22 27 £525 +31.25% 35
Suffolk -6 10 £575 +4.55% 15
Essex -3 8 £375 +20.00% 20
Norfolk -5 2 £351 -6.40% 6
Bedfordshire -16 2 - - 6
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 19 May 2022, 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 67 (79.76%) C#
2 45 (53.57%) Agile
3 39 (46.43%) Software Engineering
4 32 (38.10%) Azure
5 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
6 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
7 27 (32.14%) Web Services
7 27 (32.14%) Scrum
7 27 (32.14%) .NET Core
8 26 (30.95%) Microservices
8 26 (30.95%) Degree
9 24 (28.57%) .NET Framework
9 24 (28.57%) DevOps
9 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
10 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
10 23 (27.38%) SQL
11 22 (26.19%) Social Skills
12 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 21 (25.00%) MVC
13 20 (23.81%) WPF
14 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
14 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
14 19 (22.62%) CI/CD
15 17 (20.24%) Oracle
15 17 (20.24%) Entity Framework
16 16 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
17 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
17 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
17 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
17 15 (17.86%) AngularJS

.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 2 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (2.38%) nginx
Cloud Services
1 32 (38.10%) Azure
2 11 (13.10%) Azure Cosmos DB
3 6 (7.14%) Azure Service Bus
3 6 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 3 (3.57%) BlazeMeter
4 3 (3.57%) GCP
5 2 (2.38%) AWS
5 2 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.19%) IaaS
6 1 (1.19%) NuGet
6 1 (1.19%) SaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.10%) Ethernet
2 10 (11.90%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.19%) Modbus
3 1 (1.19%) RS-232
3 1 (1.19%) RS-422
3 1 (1.19%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.14%) Big Data
2 6 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 6 (7.14%) Power BI
3 4 (4.76%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Geospatial Data
5 1 (1.19%) GIS
5 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 23 (27.38%) Git (software)
2 19 (22.62%) Visual Studio
3 11 (13.10%) Eclipse
4 10 (11.90%) NetBeans
5 6 (7.14%) JIRA
5 6 (7.14%) Postman
5 6 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (4.76%) Fiddler
6 4 (4.76%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.76%) ReSharper
7 3 (3.57%) git-flow
7 3 (3.57%) JMeter
7 3 (3.57%) Moq
7 3 (3.57%) Selenium
7 3 (3.57%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 3 (3.57%) Visual Studio Team System
8 1 (1.19%) Mercurial
8 1 (1.19%) Mockito
8 1 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (1.19%) Qt Creator
General
1 22 (26.19%) Social Skills
2 11 (13.10%) Aerospace
3 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 10 (11.90%) Military
3 10 (11.90%) Pharmaceutical
3 10 (11.90%) Presentation Skills
4 4 (4.76%) Banking
5 2 (2.38%) Documentation Skills
5 2 (2.38%) Retail
6 1 (1.19%) Advertising
6 1 (1.19%) Games
6 1 (1.19%) Law
6 1 (1.19%) Public Sector
6 1 (1.19%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 47 (55.95%) Developer
2 31 (36.90%) .NET Developer
3 19 (22.62%) Software Engineer
4 16 (19.05%) C# Developer
5 14 (16.67%) .NET Software Engineer
6 13 (15.48%) C# .NET Developer
7 9 (10.71%) C# Software Engineer
8 7 (8.33%) Architect
8 7 (8.33%) Full Stack Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Architect
9 6 (7.14%) Senior Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.14%) Software Developer
9 6 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
9 6 (7.14%) SQL Developer
10 5 (5.95%) ASP.NET Developer
10 5 (5.95%) Web Engineer
11 4 (4.76%) .NET Software Developer
11 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
11 4 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 3 (3.57%) VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.14%) .NET Core
1 27 (32.14%) Web Services
2 24 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 24 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
3 20 (23.81%) WPF
4 19 (22.62%) ASP.NET
5 17 (20.24%) Entity Framework
6 15 (17.86%) AngularJS
7 14 (16.67%) CSS
7 14 (16.67%) HTML
7 14 (16.67%) RESTful
8 13 (15.48%) React
9 12 (14.29%) Node.js
10 11 (13.10%) jQuery
11 10 (11.90%) ActiveX
11 10 (11.90%) ASP.NET Core
11 10 (11.90%) DirectX
11 10 (11.90%) MFC
11 10 (11.90%) OpenGL
11 10 (11.90%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.90%) User Experience
2 9 (10.71%) Biotechnology
3 7 (8.33%) Cloud Native
4 3 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.38%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (2.38%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.19%) IoT
6 1 (1.19%) Life Science
6 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.19%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 14 (16.67%) Windows
2 12 (14.29%) Linux
3 1 (1.19%) Android
3 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (53.57%) Agile
2 39 (46.43%) Software Engineering
3 27 (32.14%) Scrum
4 26 (30.95%) Microservices
5 24 (28.57%) DevOps
6 21 (25.00%) MVC
7 19 (22.62%) CI/CD
8 16 (19.05%) Continuous Improvement
9 15 (17.86%) Computer Science
10 13 (15.48%) Software Testing
11 10 (11.90%) Mathematics
11 10 (11.90%) Synthetic Environment
11 10 (11.90%) Web Development
12 9 (10.71%) Full Stack Development
12 9 (10.71%) OO
12 9 (10.71%) TDD
13 7 (8.33%) Infrastructure as Code
14 6 (7.14%) Blue-Green Deployment
14 6 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
14 6 (7.14%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 67 (79.76%) C#
2 29 (34.52%) JavaScript
3 23 (27.38%) SQL
4 14 (16.67%) Java
5 13 (15.48%) C++
6 10 (11.90%) GLSL
6 10 (11.90%) HLSL
7 7 (8.33%) TypeScript
7 7 (8.33%) XAML
8 5 (5.95%) PL/SQL
8 5 (5.95%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.76%) C
10 3 (3.57%) ES6
10 3 (3.57%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.38%) Python
12 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.19%) VB
12 1 (1.19%) VBA
Qualifications
1 26 (30.95%) Degree
2 15 (17.86%) SC Cleared
2 15 (17.86%) Security Cleared
3 14 (16.67%) Computer Science Degree
4 5 (5.95%) PhD
5 3 (3.57%) Master's Degree
6 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) NCSC
System Software
1 4 (4.76%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.76%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 31 (36.90%) Microsoft
2 17 (20.24%) Oracle
3 6 (7.14%) Cloudera
4 5 (5.95%) Google
5 1 (1.19%) ESRI
5 1 (1.19%) Luciad
5 1 (1.19%) Parasoft
5 1 (1.19%) Siemens
5 1 (1.19%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.19%) Xamarin