Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 30 15
Rank change year-on-year +11 -15 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 298 308 385
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 7.19% 6.17% 7.86%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 26.21% 21.71% 26.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 211 255
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £310 £278 £297
90th Percentile £556 £538 £538
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 12
East of England median hourly rate £42.00 £43.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% +16.00% -12.38%
10th Percentile £36.20 £25.22 £25.59
90th Percentile £46.40 £45.05 £44.64
England median hourly rate £44.00 £43.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +2.33% +1.18% +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 1,137 1,419 1,446
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.43% 28.43% 29.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 707 918 892
East of England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £325 £300 £280
90th Percentile £624 £588 £575
England median daily rate £500 £475 £450
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 27 41
East of England median hourly rate £45.00 £43.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +8.75% +11.11%
10th Percentile £35.00 £19.50 £26.44
90th Percentile £50.50 £58.13 £63.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £42.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00% +9.59%

.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 22 September 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
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 22 September 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
Cambridgeshire +11 120 £425 -13.27% 78
Hertfordshire -17 78 £425 +6.25% 85
Essex +35 35 £450 -10.00% 34
Suffolk -3 33 £425 +6.25% 18
Bedfordshire +11 18 £425 -5.56% 24
Norfolk -10 12 £325 -10.34% 16
East Anglia - 1 - -
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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.

1 216 (72.48%) C#
2 125 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (38.59%) JavaScript
4 113 (37.92%) SQL Server
5 103 (34.56%) ASP.NET
6 90 (30.20%) SQL
7 84 (28.19%) Web Services
7 84 (28.19%) MVC
8 81 (27.18%) ASP.NET Web API
9 73 (24.50%) AngularJS
10 64 (21.48%) Azure
11 63 (21.14%) Microsoft
12 62 (20.81%) Scrum
13 59 (19.80%) HTML
14 56 (18.79%) CSS
14 56 (18.79%) Software Engineering
15 55 (18.46%) .NET Framework
16 54 (18.12%) Visual Studio
17 52 (17.45%) Git (software)
18 48 (16.11%) Java
19 47 (15.77%) Windows
20 46 (15.44%) Node.js
21 44 (14.77%) React
22 42 (14.09%) TDD
23 38 (12.75%) Linux
23 38 (12.75%) Security Cleared
24 35 (11.74%) SOLID
24 35 (11.74%) SharePoint
25 33 (11.07%) jQuery
25 33 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC

.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 35 (11.74%) SharePoint
2 20 (6.71%) IIS
3 11 (3.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (2.68%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (1.68%) Confluence
6 3 (1.01%) CMS
7 2 (0.67%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.34%) DNN
8 1 (0.34%) Mule
8 1 (0.34%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.34%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.34%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 9 (3.02%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (2.01%) SDL Web 8
3 4 (1.34%) Revive Adserver
4 3 (1.01%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
5 2 (0.67%) Oracle EBS
6 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.34%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.34%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 64 (21.48%) Azure
2 17 (5.70%) AWS
3 10 (3.36%) Power Platform
4 9 (3.02%) Office 365
5 6 (2.01%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (1.68%) Force.com
7 4 (1.34%) Microsoft Flow
7 4 (1.34%) Serverless
7 4 (1.34%) Veeva
8 3 (1.01%) PowerApps
9 2 (0.67%) AWS IoT
9 2 (0.67%) GCP
9 2 (0.67%) npm
9 2 (0.67%) PaaS
10 1 (0.34%) BlazeMeter
10 1 (0.34%) GitHub
10 1 (0.34%) IaaS
10 1 (0.34%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (6.71%) Ethernet
1 20 (6.71%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.68%) DHCP
3 1 (0.34%) Firewall
3 1 (0.34%) Internet
3 1 (0.34%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 113 (37.92%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 11 (3.69%) SQL Server 2016
4 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 9 (3.02%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (2.35%) Neo4j
6 6 (2.01%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.01%) Power BI
7 5 (1.68%) Hadoop
7 5 (1.68%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.68%) MySQL
8 4 (1.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 3 (1.01%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.01%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.67%) Cosmos DB
10 2 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server 2017
10 2 (0.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.34%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 54 (18.12%) Visual Studio
2 52 (17.45%) Git (software)
3 27 (9.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 20 (6.71%) Eclipse
4 20 (6.71%) JIRA
4 20 (6.71%) NetBeans
5 15 (5.03%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.03%) NUnit
7 10 (3.36%) Octopus Deploy
8 9 (3.02%) Visual Studio Team System
9 7 (2.35%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.35%) ReSharper
9 7 (2.35%) TeamCity
10 6 (2.01%) Moq
10 6 (2.01%) SpecFlow
11 5 (1.68%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.68%) Selenium
12 4 (1.34%) MSTest
13 3 (1.01%) AppScan
13 3 (1.01%) Burp Suite
General
1 23 (7.72%) Finance
2 20 (6.71%) Aerospace
2 20 (6.71%) Military
3 12 (4.03%) Retail
4 9 (3.02%) Pharmaceutical
5 6 (2.01%) Public Sector
6 4 (1.34%) Law
7 3 (1.01%) Back Office
7 3 (1.01%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.67%) Banking
8 2 (0.67%) Legal
8 2 (0.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 188 (63.09%) Developer
2 79 (26.51%) .NET Developer
3 56 (18.79%) C# Developer
4 37 (12.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 27 (9.06%) Architect
6 26 (8.72%) Senior Developer
7 24 (8.05%) Software Developer
8 19 (6.38%) Software Engineer
9 16 (5.37%) ASP.NET Developer
10 15 (5.03%) Full Stack Developer
10 15 (5.03%) SQL Developer
10 15 (5.03%) Web Developer
11 13 (4.36%) Angular Developer
11 13 (4.36%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (4.03%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
13 10 (3.36%) C# ASP.NET Developer
13 10 (3.36%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.36%) SharePoint Developer
13 10 (3.36%) Technical Architect
14 9 (3.02%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (34.56%) ASP.NET
2 84 (28.19%) Web Services
3 81 (27.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 73 (24.50%) AngularJS
5 59 (19.80%) HTML
6 56 (18.79%) CSS
7 55 (18.46%) .NET Framework
8 46 (15.44%) Node.js
9 44 (14.77%) React
10 33 (11.07%) ASP.NET MVC
10 33 (11.07%) jQuery
11 32 (10.74%) .NET Core
12 29 (9.73%) XML
13 25 (8.39%) Entity Framework
13 25 (8.39%) WCF
14 24 (8.05%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (7.38%) JSON
16 21 (7.05%) MFC
16 21 (7.05%) Qt
17 20 (6.71%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (6.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
3 8 (2.68%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (2.35%) Wiki
5 6 (2.01%) Algorithms
6 4 (1.34%) Reference Data
7 3 (1.01%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.01%) Public Cloud
7 3 (1.01%) User Experience
8 2 (0.67%) EPoS
8 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.34%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.34%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.34%) FMCG
9 1 (0.34%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.34%) iSeries
9 1 (0.34%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.34%) Reinsurance
9 1 (0.34%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 47 (15.77%) Windows
2 38 (12.75%) Linux
3 6 (2.01%) Android
3 6 (2.01%) Apple iOS
4 5 (1.68%) Unix
5 3 (1.01%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 125 (41.95%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (28.19%) MVC
3 62 (20.81%) Scrum
4 56 (18.79%) Software Engineering
5 42 (14.09%) TDD
6 35 (11.74%) SOLID
7 32 (10.74%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (10.74%) DevOps
8 29 (9.73%) Web Development
9 27 (9.06%) OO
10 23 (7.72%) Microservices
10 23 (7.72%) Test Automation
11 22 (7.38%) Mathematics
12 14 (4.70%) SOA
13 13 (4.36%) Continuous Deployment
13 13 (4.36%) Migration
13 13 (4.36%) SDLC
13 13 (4.36%) Unit Testing
14 12 (4.03%) Continuous Improvement
14 12 (4.03%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 216 (72.48%) C#
2 115 (38.59%) JavaScript
3 90 (30.20%) SQL
4 48 (16.11%) Java
5 25 (8.39%) T-SQL
6 23 (7.72%) C++
7 22 (7.38%) VB.NET
8 20 (6.71%) GLSL
8 20 (6.71%) HLSL
9 18 (6.04%) PowerShell
10 15 (5.03%) TypeScript
11 14 (4.70%) PHP
12 11 (3.69%) Python
13 10 (3.36%) VB
14 9 (3.02%) Shell Script
15 7 (2.35%) C
16 4 (1.34%) PL/SQL
16 4 (1.34%) Ruby
17 3 (1.01%) Objective-C
17 3 (1.01%) Perl
Qualifications
1 38 (12.75%) Security Cleared
2 27 (9.06%) Degree
3 26 (8.72%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.68%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.01%) PhD
5 3 (1.01%) SANS
6 2 (0.67%) CISSP
6 2 (0.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (0.34%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.34%) MCSD
7 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.67%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.34%) GDPR
2 1 (0.34%) QA
System Software
1 12 (4.03%) Docker
2 9 (3.02%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 11 (3.69%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (3.02%) Kubernetes
3 8 (2.68%) Ansible
4 6 (2.01%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 5 (1.68%) WSUS
6 4 (1.34%) Puppet
6 4 (1.34%) Terraform
7 3 (1.01%) Docker Swarm
7 3 (1.01%) WebInspect
8 2 (0.67%) HP Quality Center
9 1 (0.34%) Opscode Chef
9 1 (0.34%) Prometheus
9 1 (0.34%) Salt
Vendors
1 63 (21.14%) Microsoft
2 21 (7.05%) Oracle
3 11 (3.69%) SAP
4 5 (1.68%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (1.68%) Sitecore
5 4 (1.34%) Teradata
5 4 (1.34%) WorldPay
6 3 (1.01%) Acunetix
6 3 (1.01%) HP
6 3 (1.01%) IBM
6 3 (1.01%) Xamarin
7 2 (0.67%) EMC
7 2 (0.67%) Infor
7 2 (0.67%) Tableau
8 1 (0.34%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.34%) Google
8 1 (0.34%) JD Edwards
8 1 (0.34%) Kofax
8 1 (0.34%) Remedy
8 1 (0.34%) Sybase