Period
to 17 November 2017

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 17 November 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 (dotNet)
England > East of England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 13 16 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET 416 358 499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.08% 7.34% 8.39%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 27.40% 27.37% 30.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 215 325
East of England median daily rate £363 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.57% -3.45% +2.11%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £525 £491 £575
England median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 12 14
East of England median hourly rate £33.33 £42.65 £39.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.85% +7.30% +6.00%
10th Percentile £23.40 £32.25 £19.79
90th Percentile £47.70 £46.45 £46.84
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

.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 1518 1308 1647
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 29.47% 26.83% 27.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 903 775 1028
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £381
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +4.92% +1.67%
10th Percentile £295 £256 £263
90th Percentile £575 £538 £550
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 42 70
East of England median hourly rate £42.75 £36.00 £37.48
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -3.94% +7.84%
10th Percentile £25.75 £16.95 £11.25
90th Percentile £70.63 £45.78 £48.50
England median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +10.29%

.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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017.

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 17 November 2017. 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
Cambridgeshire 0 186 £363 +3.57% 37
Hertfordshire +29 109 £363 -9.38% 38
Bedfordshire 0 40 £413 - 6
Suffolk +4 35 £388 +21.09% 4
Essex -36 34 £450 +28.57% 10
Norfolk +5 27 £325 -7.14% 12
East Anglia -7 1 £525 +5.00%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET 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.

1 263 (63.22%) C#
2 197 (47.36%) Agile Software Development
3 142 (34.13%) JavaScript
4 135 (32.45%) SQL Server
5 133 (31.97%) SQL
6 129 (31.01%) TDD
7 97 (23.32%) HTML
8 95 (22.84%) CSS
9 92 (22.12%) ASP.NET
10 87 (20.91%) MVC
11 84 (20.19%) Microsoft
12 77 (18.51%) jQuery
13 70 (16.83%) .NET Framework
14 67 (16.11%) Node.js
15 65 (15.63%) Java
16 63 (15.14%) E-Commerce
16 63 (15.14%) Finance
17 61 (14.66%) Visual Studio
18 59 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
19 55 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
20 54 (12.98%) WCF
20 54 (12.98%) Web Services
21 53 (12.74%) XML
21 53 (12.74%) Git (software)
22 52 (12.50%) Docker
23 50 (12.02%) Windows
24 49 (11.78%) AngularJS
25 48 (11.54%) JSON
26 47 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
27 45 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services

.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 29 (6.97%) SharePoint
2 20 (4.81%) Confluence
2 20 (4.81%) IIS
3 16 (3.85%) JBoss
4 15 (3.61%) Tomcat
5 12 (2.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 11 (2.64%) BizTalk Server
7 8 (1.92%) MS Exchange
7 8 (1.92%) SharePoint Server
7 8 (1.92%) WebSphere
8 7 (1.68%) CMS
9 6 (1.44%) SharePoint 2013
9 6 (1.44%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
11 4 (0.96%) Apache
12 3 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
12 3 (0.72%) Umbraco
13 2 (0.48%) K2 blackpearl
13 2 (0.48%) Oracle Service Bus
13 2 (0.48%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 13 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 25 (6.01%) Dynamics AX
2 13 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.72%) SessionCam
4 2 (0.48%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.48%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.48%) SAP HCM
5 1 (0.24%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.24%) Maximo
5 1 (0.24%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 47 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 39 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (3.13%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (2.40%) Google Analytics
5 9 (2.16%) PaaS
6 5 (1.20%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (1.20%) npm
6 5 (1.20%) Office 365
7 3 (0.72%) GitHub
7 3 (0.72%) SaaS
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.48%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.48%) Boomi
8 2 (0.48%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon CloudSearch
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.24%) Google App Engine
9 1 (0.24%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.92%) Internet
2 6 (1.44%) HTTP
2 6 (1.44%) Wireless
3 5 (1.20%) 802.11
3 5 (1.20%) ADSL
3 5 (1.20%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.20%) Broadband
3 5 (1.20%) IPv4
3 5 (1.20%) IPv6
3 5 (1.20%) UPnP
3 5 (1.20%) VDSL
3 5 (1.20%) WAN
3 5 (1.20%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.96%) NAS
4 4 (0.96%) SSL
5 3 (0.72%) SMS
5 3 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.48%) DNS
6 2 (0.48%) FTP
7 1 (0.24%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (32.45%) SQL Server
2 45 (10.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 43 (10.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 23 (5.53%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 16 (3.85%) Relational Database
7 15 (3.61%) Data Warehouse
8 14 (3.37%) NoSQL
9 12 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 9 (2.16%) Oracle Database
10 9 (2.16%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (1.68%) MySQL
11 7 (1.68%) Oracle Database 10g
11 7 (1.68%) RDBMS
12 6 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
13 5 (1.20%) Power BI
13 5 (1.20%) SQL Server 2005
13 5 (1.20%) SQLite
14 4 (0.96%) EDRMS
14 4 (0.96%) GIS
Development Applications
1 61 (14.66%) Visual Studio
2 59 (14.18%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (12.74%) Git (software)
4 37 (8.89%) JIRA
5 19 (4.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 19 (4.57%) Maven
6 17 (4.09%) JUnit
7 15 (3.61%) NUnit
8 14 (3.37%) Jenkins
8 14 (3.37%) TeamCity
9 12 (2.88%) Jasmine
9 12 (2.88%) Selenium
10 11 (2.64%) MorphX
10 11 (2.64%) Subversion
11 9 (2.16%) SoapUI
12 8 (1.92%) Apache Ivy
12 8 (1.92%) Gradle
12 8 (1.92%) Karma Test Runner
12 8 (1.92%) Mocha
12 8 (1.92%) WebDriver
General
1 63 (15.14%) Finance
2 20 (4.81%) Marketing
3 14 (3.37%) Retail
4 11 (2.64%) Advertising
5 7 (1.68%) Local Government
6 6 (1.44%) Automotive
6 6 (1.44%) Back Office
6 6 (1.44%) Manufacturing
6 6 (1.44%) Telecoms
7 4 (0.96%) Electronics
7 4 (0.96%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.72%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.72%) Interactive Media
9 2 (0.48%) Banking
9 2 (0.48%) Law
10 1 (0.24%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.24%) French Language
10 1 (0.24%) Games
10 1 (0.24%) Legal
Job Titles
1 296 (71.15%) Developer
2 154 (37.02%) .NET Developer
3 103 (24.76%) C# Developer
4 77 (18.51%) C# .NET Developer
5 36 (8.65%) Full Stack Developer
6 34 (8.17%) SQL Developer
7 25 (6.01%) Lead Developer
8 24 (5.77%) Architect
9 23 (5.53%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 23 (5.53%) Node.js Developer
9 23 (5.53%) SQL Server Developer
10 21 (5.05%) Software Engineer
11 18 (4.33%) Analyst
11 18 (4.33%) Senior Developer
12 17 (4.09%) C# WCF Developer
12 17 (4.09%) Senior .NET Developer
12 17 (4.09%) WCF Developer
13 16 (3.85%) Lead .NET Developer
14 15 (3.61%) ASP.NET Developer
15 14 (3.37%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (23.32%) HTML
2 95 (22.84%) CSS
3 92 (22.12%) ASP.NET
4 77 (18.51%) jQuery
5 70 (16.83%) .NET Framework
6 67 (16.11%) Node.js
7 55 (13.22%) ASP.NET Web API
8 54 (12.98%) WCF
8 54 (12.98%) Web Services
9 53 (12.74%) XML
10 49 (11.78%) AngularJS
11 48 (11.54%) JSON
12 44 (10.58%) ASP.NET MVC
13 40 (9.62%) HTML5
14 39 (9.38%) RESTful
15 35 (8.41%) WPF
16 32 (7.69%) REST
17 31 (7.45%) Entity Framework
18 30 (7.21%) KnockoutJS
19 29 (6.97%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 22 (5.29%) Enterprise Software
2 12 (2.88%) User Experience
3 9 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 9 (2.16%) RIA
4 8 (1.92%) Management Information System
4 8 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 7 (1.68%) DataPower
5 7 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 5 (1.20%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (1.20%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (0.96%) STB
8 3 (0.72%) Client/Server
8 3 (0.72%) Fintech
8 3 (0.72%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (0.72%) NHS
9 2 (0.48%) CMDB
9 2 (0.48%) Life Science
9 2 (0.48%) W3C
10 1 (0.24%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.24%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 50 (12.02%) Windows
2 24 (5.77%) Linux
3 9 (2.16%) Unix
4 7 (1.68%) Windows Server
5 2 (0.48%) Android
5 2 (0.48%) Apple iOS
5 2 (0.48%) OpenVMS
5 2 (0.48%) VMS
5 2 (0.48%) Windows 10
5 2 (0.48%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.48%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (47.36%) Agile Software Development
2 129 (31.01%) TDD
3 87 (20.91%) MVC
4 63 (15.14%) E-Commerce
5 43 (10.34%) SDLC
6 41 (9.86%) Microservices
7 34 (8.17%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (7.45%) Scrum
9 30 (7.21%) SOA
10 28 (6.73%) Pair Programming
11 27 (6.49%) Business Intelligence
11 27 (6.49%) OO
12 26 (6.25%) SOLID
13 25 (6.01%) Software Engineering
14 23 (5.53%) Test Automation
15 22 (5.29%) API Development
15 22 (5.29%) Release Management
16 20 (4.81%) DevOps
17 19 (4.57%) CRM
17 19 (4.57%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 263 (63.22%) C#
2 142 (34.13%) JavaScript
3 133 (31.97%) SQL
4 65 (15.63%) Java
5 30 (7.21%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.29%) VB.NET
7 21 (5.05%) C++
7 21 (5.05%) X++
8 17 (4.09%) Ruby
9 16 (3.85%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.85%) PowerShell
10 12 (2.88%) C
10 12 (2.88%) PHP
11 11 (2.64%) Python
12 9 (2.16%) Bash Shell
13 8 (1.92%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.68%) Perl
14 7 (1.68%) XAML
15 6 (1.44%) VBA
16 5 (1.20%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (3.85%) Degree
2 10 (2.40%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (2.16%) Security Cleared
4 6 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.72%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.48%) HND
6 2 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (0.48%) MCP
6 2 (0.48%) MCSD
6 2 (0.48%) Numerate Degree
6 2 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.24%) ISEB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.24%) Master's Degree
7 1 (0.24%) MCPD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.61%) QA
2 8 (1.92%) WCAG
3 7 (1.68%) SLA
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 52 (12.50%) Docker
2 12 (2.88%) Active Directory
3 5 (1.20%) Firmware
4 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.24%) Xen
Systems Management
1 8 (1.92%) Ansible
2 7 (1.68%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 6 (1.44%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.72%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.72%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.72%) Puppet
5 1 (0.24%) Terraform
5 1 (0.24%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 84 (20.19%) Microsoft
2 36 (8.65%) Oracle
3 17 (4.09%) Atlassian
4 16 (3.85%) Google
5 10 (2.40%) IBM
5 10 (2.40%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.92%) SAP
6 8 (1.92%) Sitecore
7 6 (1.44%) VMware
8 4 (0.96%) Capita
8 4 (0.96%) ESRI
8 4 (0.96%) JD Edwards
9 3 (0.72%) Ensighten
9 3 (0.72%) Xamarin
10 2 (0.48%) Cognos
10 2 (0.48%) Hyperion
10 2 (0.48%) Nintex
10 2 (0.48%) Sun
10 2 (0.48%) Tableau
10 2 (0.48%) Twitter