Period
to 31 May 2020

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 31 May 2020 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
31 May 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 14 32 25
Rank change year-on-year +18 -7 -13
Contract jobs citing .NET 183 242 268
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East of England 7.71% 5.87% 6.02%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.86% 22.57% 21.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 124 172 172
Median daily rate £450 £420 £394
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +6.67% +5.00%
10th Percentile £319 £310 £275
90th Percentile £563 £588 £525
England median daily rate £475 £460 £438
% change year-on-year +3.26% +5.14% +9.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £18.00 £55.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +150.00% -67.27% +46.67%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £44.46 £44.46
% change year-on-year -21.27% -0.01% +3.39%

.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 634 1,072 1,236
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 26.69% 26.00% 27.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 643 757
Median daily rate £450 £450 £450
10th Percentile £319 £325 £300
90th Percentile £588 £600 £575
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 27 16
Median hourly rate £52.75 £47.50 £35.52
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.05% +33.73% -5.28%
10th Percentile £39.30 £23.40 £15.67
90th Percentile £68.70 £66.81 £66.25
Median hourly rate £35.00 £44.00 £42.27
% change year-on-year -20.45% +4.11% +3.09%

.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 31 May 2020.

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
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 31 May 2020. 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 +15 81 £500 +19.05% 28
Hertfordshire +12 60 £425 -5.56% 17
Essex +6 17 £400 -11.11% 16
Suffolk +3 17 £400 +6.67% 3
Bedfordshire -2 5 £340 -20.70% 1
Norfolk +4 2 £313 -3.85% 6
East Anglia +1 1 £500 +11.11%
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 31 May 2020, 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.

1 137 (74.86%) C#
2 96 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (44.26%) JavaScript
4 55 (30.05%) ASP.NET
5 53 (28.96%) SQL Server
6 52 (28.42%) Web Services
6 52 (28.42%) MVC
7 51 (27.87%) SQL
8 48 (26.23%) Scrum
9 45 (24.59%) CSS
9 45 (24.59%) Node.js
10 44 (24.04%) TDD
11 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
12 41 (22.40%) HTML
12 41 (22.40%) Azure
12 41 (22.40%) Microservices
13 38 (20.77%) Git (software)
14 36 (19.67%) .NET Framework
15 35 (19.13%) Security Cleared
15 35 (19.13%) .NET Core
16 32 (17.49%) DevOps
17 31 (16.94%) AngularJS
17 31 (16.94%) Java
18 29 (15.85%) SC Cleared
19 28 (15.30%) Software Engineering
20 27 (14.75%) AWS
20 27 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
21 26 (14.21%) Visual Studio
22 24 (13.11%) Windows
22 24 (13.11%) jQuery

.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 9 (4.92%) IIS
1 9 (4.92%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.55%) Confluence
3 1 (0.55%) IBM Notes
3 1 (0.55%) Moodle
3 1 (0.55%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.55%) Mule
3 1 (0.55%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe After Effects
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe Premiere
1 1 (0.55%) Adobe XD
1 1 (0.55%) Camtasia
1 1 (0.55%) Figma
1 1 (0.55%) GIMP
1 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.19%) Magento
1 4 (2.19%) Shopify
2 2 (1.09%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 41 (22.40%) Azure
2 27 (14.75%) AWS
3 7 (3.83%) Power Platform
4 6 (3.28%) SaaS
5 5 (2.73%) npm
5 5 (2.73%) Office 365
6 4 (2.19%) Oracle CX
6 4 (2.19%) Serverless
7 3 (1.64%) PaaS
8 2 (1.09%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (1.09%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (1.09%) NuGet
9 1 (0.55%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.55%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.55%) Logic Apps
Communications & Networking
1 16 (8.74%) Ethernet
1 16 (8.74%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.83%) HTTP
3 4 (2.19%) SMS
4 3 (1.64%) Intranet
5 1 (0.55%) DHCP
5 1 (0.55%) DNS
5 1 (0.55%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (28.96%) SQL Server
2 10 (5.46%) UniData
3 6 (3.28%) mvBase
3 6 (3.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (2.73%) OpenQM
5 4 (2.19%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 4 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.19%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.64%) Cosmos DB
6 3 (1.64%) MySQL
6 3 (1.64%) Power BI
6 3 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (1.09%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (1.09%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (1.09%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.09%) MS Access
7 2 (1.09%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server 2019
7 2 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 38 (20.77%) Git (software)
2 26 (14.21%) Visual Studio
3 17 (9.29%) Eclipse
4 16 (8.74%) NetBeans
5 6 (3.28%) Android Studio
5 6 (3.28%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (3.28%) Xcode
6 5 (2.73%) Bitbucket
6 5 (2.73%) Visual Studio Code
7 4 (2.19%) webpack
8 3 (1.64%) Octopus Deploy
8 3 (1.64%) TeamCity
9 2 (1.09%) Jasmine
9 2 (1.09%) Selenium
9 2 (1.09%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.55%) Appium
10 1 (0.55%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.55%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.55%) Karma Test Runner
10 1 (0.55%) tSQLt
General
1 21 (11.48%) Finance
2 16 (8.74%) Aerospace
2 16 (8.74%) Military
3 6 (3.28%) Retail
4 4 (2.19%) Public Sector
5 2 (1.09%) Law
5 2 (1.09%) Marketing
6 1 (0.55%) Back Office
6 1 (0.55%) Games
6 1 (0.55%) Legal
6 1 (0.55%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.55%) Pharmaceutical
6 1 (0.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 131 (71.58%) Developer
2 78 (42.62%) .NET Developer
3 44 (24.04%) C# Developer
4 35 (19.13%) C# .NET Developer
5 18 (9.84%) Full Stack Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Angular Developer
6 14 (7.65%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 11 (6.01%) Software Developer
8 9 (4.92%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 8 (4.37%) JavaScript Developer
9 8 (4.37%) Node.js Developer
10 6 (3.28%) .NET Software Developer
10 6 (3.28%) Applications Support
10 6 (3.28%) Architect
10 6 (3.28%) AWS Developer
11 5 (2.73%) Analyst
11 5 (2.73%) Applications Developer
11 5 (2.73%) Azure Developer
11 5 (2.73%) DevOps Engineer
11 5 (2.73%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (30.05%) ASP.NET
2 52 (28.42%) Web Services
3 45 (24.59%) CSS
3 45 (24.59%) Node.js
4 41 (22.40%) HTML
5 36 (19.67%) .NET Framework
6 35 (19.13%) .NET Core
7 31 (16.94%) AngularJS
8 27 (14.75%) ASP.NET Web API
9 24 (13.11%) jQuery
10 23 (12.57%) React
11 22 (12.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 21 (11.48%) Entity Framework
13 20 (10.93%) HTML5
14 17 (9.29%) WCF
14 17 (9.29%) XML
15 16 (8.74%) ActiveX
15 16 (8.74%) DirectX
15 16 (8.74%) MFC
15 16 (8.74%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.84%) Greenfield Project
2 9 (4.92%) User Experience
3 8 (4.37%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.28%) Mobile App
5 5 (2.73%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (1.64%) Mobile Payment
7 2 (1.09%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.55%) Clustering
8 1 (0.55%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Systems
8 1 (0.55%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.55%) Learning Management System
8 1 (0.55%) Motion Graphics
8 1 (0.55%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.55%) Vector Graphics
8 1 (0.55%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.11%) Windows
2 23 (12.57%) Linux
3 7 (3.83%) Android
4 5 (2.73%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.64%) Windows Server
6 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.55%) CentOS
7 1 (0.55%) OS/390
7 1 (0.55%) OS/400
7 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.55%) Unix
7 1 (0.55%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (52.46%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (28.42%) MVC
3 48 (26.23%) Scrum
4 44 (24.04%) TDD
5 41 (22.40%) Microservices
6 32 (17.49%) DevOps
7 28 (15.30%) Software Engineering
8 21 (11.48%) Web Development
9 20 (10.93%) SOLID
10 19 (10.38%) Mathematics
11 14 (7.65%) Unit Testing
12 13 (7.10%) Front End Development
13 12 (6.56%) Continuous Integration
14 10 (5.46%) OO
14 10 (5.46%) Problem-Solving
15 9 (4.92%) Domain-Driven Design
16 8 (4.37%) CRM
16 8 (4.37%) E-Commerce
16 8 (4.37%) Waterfall
17 7 (3.83%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 137 (74.86%) C#
2 81 (44.26%) JavaScript
3 51 (27.87%) SQL
4 31 (16.94%) Java
5 20 (10.93%) C++
6 16 (8.74%) GLSL
6 16 (8.74%) HLSL
7 15 (8.20%) VB.NET
8 14 (7.65%) TypeScript
9 10 (5.46%) T-SQL
10 8 (4.37%) C
11 7 (3.83%) XAML
12 6 (3.28%) PHP
13 5 (2.73%) VB
14 4 (2.19%) ES6
14 4 (2.19%) PowerShell
14 4 (2.19%) UniBasic
15 3 (1.64%) Python
16 2 (1.09%) VB6
17 1 (0.55%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (19.13%) Security Cleared
2 29 (15.85%) SC Cleared
3 20 (10.93%) Degree
4 5 (2.73%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.09%) PhD
6 1 (0.55%) VCAP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.73%) GDPR
2 2 (1.09%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (6.56%) Docker
2 2 (1.09%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.55%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (6.01%) Terraform
2 7 (3.83%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.09%) Ansible
3 2 (1.09%) MIIS
3 2 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.55%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 43 (23.50%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.10%) Oracle
3 10 (5.46%) jBASE
4 4 (2.19%) Xamarin
5 3 (1.64%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.64%) Tableau
6 2 (1.09%) Adobe
7 1 (0.55%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.55%) Brocade
7 1 (0.55%) HP
7 1 (0.55%) Lotus
7 1 (0.55%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.55%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.55%) VMware