Period
to 20 October 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 20 October 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
20 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 31 13 23
Rank change year-on-year -18 +10 -8
Contract jobs citing .NET 299 412 322
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 5.88% 8.12% 6.61%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.01% 27.32% 25.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 210 268 190
East of England median daily rate £403 £375 £366
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.33% +2.39% +4.64%
10th Percentile £275 £295 £252
90th Percentile £538 £525 £495
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 10
East of England median hourly rate £43.50 £33.33 £42.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.51% -22.16% +17.32%
10th Percentile £25.22 £23.40 £40.25
90th Percentile £45.05 £44.88 £46.83
England median hourly rate £43.71 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.84% +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 1,423 1,508 1,251
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 27.98% 29.71% 25.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 926 902 734
East of England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £309 £288 £263
90th Percentile £588 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +4.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 39 35
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £41.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.41% +15.28% -1.37%
10th Percentile £14.80 £26.35 £28.95
90th Percentile £55.25 £63.75 £45.55
England median hourly rate £41.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +4.22% +6.67% +1.24%

.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 20 October 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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +2 123 £400 +10.34% 88
Cambridgeshire -17 71 £450 +24.14% 84
Suffolk -6 44 £375 -10.18% 25
Essex -21 26 £500 +11.11% 31
Bedfordshire -11 23 £463 +5.71% 33
Norfolk +4 16 £375 +15.38% 30
.NET
England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

1 216 (72.24%) C#
2 141 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
3 126 (42.14%) ASP.NET
4 118 (39.46%) JavaScript
5 101 (33.78%) SQL Server
6 96 (32.11%) Microsoft
7 89 (29.77%) MVC
8 80 (26.76%) SQL
9 77 (25.75%) CSS
10 72 (24.08%) Web Services
11 71 (23.75%) Visual Studio
12 66 (22.07%) HTML
12 66 (22.07%) Java
13 63 (21.07%) ASP.NET Web API
14 57 (19.06%) AngularJS
15 54 (18.06%) REST
16 53 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 53 (17.73%) Scrum
17 52 (17.39%) Windows
18 51 (17.06%) .NET Framework
19 49 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
20 47 (15.72%) Microsoft Azure
20 47 (15.72%) Software Engineering
21 46 (15.38%) jQuery
21 46 (15.38%) Git (software)
22 45 (15.05%) TDD
23 44 (14.72%) DevOps
24 41 (13.71%) Linux
25 34 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
26 32 (10.70%) 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 (6.69%) SharePoint
2 19 (6.35%) IIS
3 14 (4.68%) Apache
4 13 (4.35%) Tomcat
5 12 (4.01%) WebSphere
6 11 (3.68%) nginx
6 11 (3.68%) SharePoint 2013
7 10 (3.34%) Jetty
7 10 (3.34%) Mongrel
8 9 (3.01%) Cloud Foundry
9 8 (2.68%) BizTalk Server
10 6 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
11 5 (1.67%) Confluence
12 3 (1.00%) Apache Spark
12 3 (1.00%) NServiceBus
13 2 (0.67%) CMS
13 2 (0.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
13 2 (0.67%) WebLogic
14 1 (0.33%) IBM Notes
14 1 (0.33%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (0.67%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.33%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (0.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 8 (2.68%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (1.67%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.00%) Magento
4 2 (0.67%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.67%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.33%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.33%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.33%) SDL Web 8
Cloud Services
1 49 (16.39%) Amazon AWS
2 47 (15.72%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (6.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 15 (5.02%) Amazon EC2
5 14 (4.68%) Office 365
6 10 (3.34%) Google App Engine
7 8 (2.68%) SaaS
8 6 (2.01%) GitHub
9 4 (1.34%) npm
9 4 (1.34%) PaaS
10 3 (1.00%) Amazon EMR
10 3 (1.00%) Amazon Kinesis
10 3 (1.00%) Serverless
11 2 (0.67%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 2 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
11 2 (0.67%) Azure Data Factory
11 2 (0.67%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (0.67%) Dynamics 365
11 2 (0.67%) IaaS
12 1 (0.33%) Azure Functions
Communications & Networking
1 30 (10.03%) TCP/IP
2 16 (5.35%) Ethernet
3 14 (4.68%) HTTP
4 13 (4.35%) DNS
5 12 (4.01%) FTP
5 12 (4.01%) SSL
6 10 (3.34%) DHCP
6 10 (3.34%) IPsec
7 6 (2.01%) Internet
8 4 (1.34%) Firewall
9 2 (0.67%) WEP
10 1 (0.33%) MQTT
10 1 (0.33%) Network Security
10 1 (0.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (0.33%) SMS
10 1 (0.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 101 (33.78%) SQL Server
2 16 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 11 (3.68%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (3.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (3.01%) MySQL
4 9 (3.01%) Relational Database
4 9 (3.01%) SQL Server 2016
5 8 (2.68%) Big Data
5 8 (2.68%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.01%) Power BI
7 5 (1.67%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.34%) Amazon RDS
8 4 (1.34%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.34%) Hadoop
8 4 (1.34%) SQL Server 2012
9 3 (1.00%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (1.00%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.00%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.00%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 71 (23.75%) Visual Studio
2 46 (15.38%) Git (software)
3 24 (8.03%) Team Foundation Server
4 19 (6.35%) Jenkins
5 17 (5.69%) Eclipse
6 16 (5.35%) NetBeans
7 13 (4.35%) NUnit
8 12 (4.01%) JIRA
9 11 (3.68%) Visual Studio Code
10 10 (3.34%) Selenium
11 9 (3.01%) Jasmine
11 9 (3.01%) ReSharper
12 8 (2.68%) TeamCity
12 8 (2.68%) Travis CI
13 7 (2.34%) Octopus Deploy
13 7 (2.34%) Subversion
14 6 (2.01%) Bitbucket
14 6 (2.01%) JMeter
14 6 (2.01%) Maven
15 5 (1.67%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 32 (10.70%) Finance
2 17 (5.69%) Aerospace
2 17 (5.69%) Military
3 12 (4.01%) Retail
4 10 (3.34%) Law
5 7 (2.34%) Advertising
6 5 (1.67%) Games
7 4 (1.34%) Back Office
7 4 (1.34%) Marketing
7 4 (1.34%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.00%) Banking
9 2 (0.67%) Publishing
10 1 (0.33%) Automotive
10 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 186 (62.21%) Developer
2 115 (38.46%) .NET Developer
3 72 (24.08%) C# Developer
4 54 (18.06%) C# .NET Developer
5 33 (11.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (9.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 27 (9.03%) Senior Developer
7 22 (7.36%) Architect
8 20 (6.69%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 18 (6.02%) SQL Developer
10 17 (5.69%) Full Stack Developer
11 14 (4.68%) Analyst
11 14 (4.68%) Senior .NET Developer
12 12 (4.01%) Angular Developer
12 12 (4.01%) Software Engineer
13 11 (3.68%) DevOps Engineer
13 11 (3.68%) SharePoint Developer
13 11 (3.68%) Software Developer
14 10 (3.34%) Azure Developer
14 10 (3.34%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (42.14%) ASP.NET
2 77 (25.75%) CSS
3 72 (24.08%) Web Services
4 66 (22.07%) HTML
5 63 (21.07%) ASP.NET Web API
6 57 (19.06%) AngularJS
7 54 (18.06%) REST
8 53 (17.73%) ASP.NET MVC
9 51 (17.06%) .NET Framework
10 46 (15.38%) jQuery
11 28 (9.36%) Entity Framework
11 28 (9.36%) Node.js
12 24 (8.03%) SOAP
12 24 (8.03%) XML
13 23 (7.69%) HTML5
13 23 (7.69%) WCF
14 22 (7.36%) React
15 21 (7.02%) .NET Core
16 19 (6.35%) J2EE
17 17 (5.69%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
1 13 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
2 11 (3.68%) Mobile App
3 10 (3.34%) Computer Science
4 4 (1.34%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (1.34%) NHS
4 4 (1.34%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.00%) Clustering
5 3 (1.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (1.00%) Fintech
6 2 (0.67%) EPoS
6 2 (0.67%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.67%) Private Cloud
6 2 (0.67%) User Experience
7 1 (0.33%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.33%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.33%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.33%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.33%) Online Games
7 1 (0.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.39%) Windows
2 41 (13.71%) Linux
3 11 (3.68%) Windows Server
4 7 (2.34%) Android
4 7 (2.34%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.33%) AIX
6 1 (0.33%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.33%) MVS
6 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.33%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (47.16%) Agile Software Development
2 89 (29.77%) MVC
3 53 (17.73%) Scrum
4 47 (15.72%) Software Engineering
5 45 (15.05%) TDD
6 44 (14.72%) DevOps
7 34 (11.37%) Continuous Integration
8 23 (7.69%) Microservices
8 23 (7.69%) OO
9 21 (7.02%) SDLC
10 20 (6.69%) SOLID
10 20 (6.69%) Test Automation
11 17 (5.69%) Configuration Management
11 17 (5.69%) Mathematics
11 17 (5.69%) Web Development
12 16 (5.35%) Unit Testing
13 15 (5.02%) API Development
13 15 (5.02%) BDD
13 15 (5.02%) Open Source
14 14 (4.68%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 216 (72.24%) C#
2 118 (39.46%) JavaScript
3 80 (26.76%) SQL
4 66 (22.07%) Java
5 30 (10.03%) PowerShell
6 22 (7.36%) C++
7 19 (6.35%) T-SQL
8 17 (5.69%) VB.NET
9 16 (5.35%) GLSL
9 16 (5.35%) HLSL
10 15 (5.02%) TypeScript
11 9 (3.01%) PHP
12 7 (2.34%) Python
13 5 (1.67%) C
14 4 (1.34%) ES6
14 4 (1.34%) Perl
15 3 (1.00%) Ruby
16 2 (0.67%) Bash Shell
16 2 (0.67%) VBScript
16 2 (0.67%) X++
Qualifications
1 29 (9.70%) Degree
2 24 (8.03%) Security Cleared
3 17 (5.69%) SC Cleared
4 8 (2.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (1.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.34%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.67%) CISSP
7 2 (0.67%) ISEB
7 2 (0.67%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.33%) CCNA
8 1 (0.33%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.33%) CISM
8 1 (0.33%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.33%) GIAC
8 1 (0.33%) Linux+ Certification
8 1 (0.33%) MCSE
8 1 (0.33%) Network+ Certification
8 1 (0.33%) PhD
8 1 (0.33%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (6.35%) QA
2 3 (1.00%) HL7
2 3 (1.00%) WCAG
3 2 (0.67%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.33%) GxP
4 1 (0.33%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 11 (3.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (3.34%) Xen
3 8 (2.68%) Active Directory
4 7 (2.34%) Docker
5 1 (0.33%) KVM
5 1 (0.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (4.68%) Puppet
2 4 (1.34%) Kibana
2 4 (1.34%) Kubernetes
3 3 (1.00%) Ansible
3 3 (1.00%) Failover Clustering
3 3 (1.00%) Opscode Chef
4 1 (0.33%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.33%) HAProxy
4 1 (0.33%) Packer
4 1 (0.33%) Salt
4 1 (0.33%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 96 (32.11%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.69%) Google
3 13 (4.35%) Oracle
4 12 (4.01%) VMware
5 11 (3.68%) Nintex
6 8 (2.68%) Sony
7 6 (2.01%) SAP
7 6 (2.01%) Xamarin
8 4 (1.34%) New Relic
9 3 (1.00%) InterSystems
10 2 (0.67%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.67%) Facebook
10 2 (0.67%) HP
10 2 (0.67%) JD Edwards
10 2 (0.67%) Telerik
11 1 (0.33%) Atlassian
11 1 (0.33%) MuleSoft
11 1 (0.33%) Sage
11 1 (0.33%) Twitter
11 1 (0.33%) WorldPay