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 3 months to 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
England / East of England
Rank 14 11 10
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 185 205 265
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 8.62% 8.45% 10.24%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.55% 33.50% 35.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 137 151
Median daily rate £370 £350 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.71% -2.77%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £259 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £504 £613
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £41.45 £32.10
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.18% +29.11%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.85%  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next 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 industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
East of England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 626 612 756
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 29.18% 25.24% 29.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 413 367 430
Median daily rate £375 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.73% -2.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 22 24
Median hourly rate £37.00 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.10 £9.00 £23.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.00 £55.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East of England citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 3 months to 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +2 68 £370 +1.36% 51
Hertfordshire +10 47 £363 +11.53% 51
Essex -29 22 £356 +2.15% 21
Bedfordshire -11 20 £350 -6.66% 10
Suffolk +6 16 £400 +20.75% 13
Norfolk +2 8 £363 +16.93% 29
East Anglia - 1 £178 -
.NET
England

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 23 March 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.

1 228 (59.53%) C#
2 142 (37.08%) ASP.NET
3 141 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
4 140 (36.55%) SQL Server
5 136 (35.51%) JavaScript
6 112 (29.24%) MVC
7 107 (27.94%) SQL
8 99 (25.85%) TDD
9 90 (23.50%) HTML
10 88 (22.98%) .NET Framework
11 76 (19.84%) Microsoft
12 72 (18.80%) Web Services
13 71 (18.54%) Java
14 62 (16.19%) ASP.NET Web API
15 60 (15.67%) CSS
16 59 (15.40%) E-Commerce
17 57 (14.88%) OO
17 57 (14.88%) Entity Framework
18 53 (13.84%) AngularJS
19 52 (13.58%) jQuery
20 51 (13.32%) Scrum
21 50 (13.05%) Finance
21 50 (13.05%) SOA
22 49 (12.79%) XML
23 46 (12.01%) WCF
24 43 (11.23%) Adobe
25 42 (10.97%) Windows
26 41 (10.70%) J2EE
27 39 (10.18%) XSLT
27 39 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related 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 21 (5.48%) IIS
2 19 (4.96%) SharePoint
3 14 (3.66%) WebSphere
4 11 (2.87%) WordPress
5 10 (2.61%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 8 (2.09%) CMS
7 5 (1.31%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (1.31%) Umbraco
8 4 (1.04%) Apache
8 4 (1.04%) nginx
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (1.04%) Tomcat
9 3 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.78%) Jetty
9 3 (0.78%) Mongrel
10 2 (0.52%) Drupal
10 2 (0.52%) EPiServer
11 1 (0.26%) Apache Solr
11 1 (0.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 15 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.83%) MS Visio
3 4 (1.04%) MS Office
4 2 (0.52%) MS Project
5 1 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.26%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 10 (2.61%) Adobe Campaign
2 9 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (1.31%) SAP HCM
3 5 (1.31%) Shopify
4 4 (1.04%) SAP SD
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
5 3 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
5 3 (0.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.52%) Dynamics AX
6 2 (0.52%) Magento
7 1 (0.26%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.26%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.26%) SDL Web 8
7 1 (0.26%) Summit
7 1 (0.26%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 29 (7.57%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (4.70%) PaaS
3 17 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (3.13%) IaaS
5 9 (2.35%) SaaS
6 7 (1.83%) Office 365
7 5 (1.31%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.31%) Boomi
7 5 (1.31%) GitHub
7 5 (1.31%) SuccessFactors
8 4 (1.04%) Google Cloud Platform
8 4 (1.04%) Oracle CX
9 3 (0.78%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon S3
10 1 (0.26%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.26%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.26%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.26%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 26 (6.79%) HTTP
2 19 (4.96%) TCP/IP
3 14 (3.66%) SSL
4 13 (3.39%) DNS
5 10 (2.61%) SMS
6 5 (1.31%) Internet
7 4 (1.04%) Intranet
8 3 (0.78%) DHCP
8 3 (0.78%) FTP
8 3 (0.78%) IPsec
9 2 (0.52%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.26%) Firewall
10 1 (0.26%) LAN
10 1 (0.26%) LDAP
10 1 (0.26%) NFC
10 1 (0.26%) SAN
10 1 (0.26%) SMPP
10 1 (0.26%) WAN
10 1 (0.26%) Wireless
10 1 (0.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 140 (36.55%) SQL Server
2 26 (6.79%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (4.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 17 (4.44%) SQL Server 2012
5 16 (4.18%) Big Data
5 16 (4.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.61%) MongoDB
7 9 (2.35%) Relational Database
8 7 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
9 6 (1.57%) MySQL
9 6 (1.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (1.31%) Blockchain
11 4 (1.04%) Crystal Reports
11 4 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.04%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
11 4 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.78%) DTS
12 3 (0.78%) OLAP
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle Database 10g
12 3 (0.78%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 39 (10.18%) Team Foundation Server
2 38 (9.92%) Visual Studio
3 30 (7.83%) Git (software)
4 11 (2.87%) JIRA
5 10 (2.61%) Moq
5 10 (2.61%) NUnit
5 10 (2.61%) Selenium
6 8 (2.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 8 (2.09%) Subversion
7 7 (1.83%) Cucumber
7 7 (1.83%) Jenkins
8 5 (1.31%) FxCop
8 5 (1.31%) MSTest
8 5 (1.31%) Octopus Deploy
8 5 (1.31%) ReSharper
8 5 (1.31%) StyleCop
9 4 (1.04%) Android Studio
10 3 (0.78%) SpecFlow
10 3 (0.78%) Travis CI
11 2 (0.52%) gulp
General
1 50 (13.05%) Finance
2 20 (5.22%) Marketing
3 15 (3.92%) Banking
4 14 (3.66%) Retail
5 11 (2.87%) Legal
6 10 (2.61%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.57%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.78%) Advertising
8 3 (0.78%) Electronics
9 2 (0.52%) Automotive
9 2 (0.52%) Billing
10 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.26%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.26%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.26%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 241 (62.92%) Developer
2 145 (37.86%) .NET Developer
3 98 (25.59%) C# Developer
4 72 (18.80%) C# .NET Developer
5 59 (15.40%) Architect
6 38 (9.92%) Solutions Architect
7 32 (8.36%) ASP.NET Developer
8 23 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 21 (5.48%) SQL Developer
9 21 (5.48%) XML Developer
10 20 (5.22%) Full Stack Developer
10 20 (5.22%) XML XSLT Developer
11 16 (4.18%) Senior Developer
12 15 (3.92%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 15 (3.92%) Consultant
12 15 (3.92%) WPF Developer
13 14 (3.66%) Software Engineer
14 13 (3.39%) C# WPF Developer
14 13 (3.39%) Software Developer
15 12 (3.13%) Digital Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (37.08%) ASP.NET
2 90 (23.50%) HTML
3 88 (22.98%) .NET Framework
4 72 (18.80%) Web Services
5 62 (16.19%) ASP.NET Web API
6 60 (15.67%) CSS
7 57 (14.88%) Entity Framework
8 53 (13.84%) AngularJS
9 52 (13.58%) jQuery
10 49 (12.79%) XML
11 46 (12.01%) WCF
12 41 (10.70%) J2EE
13 39 (10.18%) XSLT
14 38 (9.92%) ASP.NET MVC
15 36 (9.40%) REST
15 36 (9.40%) WPF
16 31 (8.09%) JSON
17 29 (7.57%) LINQ
18 27 (7.05%) Hibernate
19 26 (6.79%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 15 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
1 15 (3.92%) Mobile App
2 11 (2.87%) Social Media
3 10 (2.61%) Virtual Team
4 8 (2.09%) DataPower
5 4 (1.04%) Clustering
5 4 (1.04%) Contactless
5 4 (1.04%) Data Centre
5 4 (1.04%) EMV
5 4 (1.04%) N-Tier
5 4 (1.04%) SCADA
6 3 (0.78%) Life Science
7 2 (0.52%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.52%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (0.52%) FMCG
7 2 (0.52%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.52%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.52%) NHS
8 1 (0.26%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 42 (10.97%) Windows
2 29 (7.57%) Linux
3 10 (2.61%) CoreOS
3 10 (2.61%) Ubuntu
4 8 (2.09%) Android
4 8 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.04%) Unix
5 4 (1.04%) VMS
6 3 (0.78%) MVS
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server
7 2 (0.52%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.26%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (36.81%) Agile Software Development
2 112 (29.24%) MVC
3 99 (25.85%) TDD
4 59 (15.40%) E-Commerce
5 57 (14.88%) OO
6 51 (13.32%) Scrum
7 50 (13.05%) SOA
8 36 (9.40%) Continuous Integration
9 27 (7.05%) Web Development
10 24 (6.27%) Open Source
11 21 (5.48%) Software Engineering
12 20 (5.22%) Enterprise Architecture
13 19 (4.96%) Information Security
14 18 (4.70%) Project Management
14 18 (4.70%) TOGAF
15 16 (4.18%) Business Intelligence
15 16 (4.18%) CRM
15 16 (4.18%) DevOps
15 16 (4.18%) SOLID
16 15 (3.92%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 228 (59.53%) C#
2 136 (35.51%) JavaScript
3 107 (27.94%) SQL
4 71 (18.54%) Java
5 29 (7.57%) T-SQL
6 22 (5.74%) Python
7 17 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 16 (4.18%) PHP
9 13 (3.39%) C++
10 11 (2.87%) VBScript
11 9 (2.35%) Delphi
11 9 (2.35%) PowerShell
12 6 (1.57%) PL/SQL
13 5 (1.31%) C
13 5 (1.31%) VB
14 4 (1.04%) Perl
15 3 (0.78%) Tcl
15 3 (0.78%) XAML
16 1 (0.26%) Objective-C
16 1 (0.26%) VBA
Qualifications
1 11 (2.87%) Degree
2 5 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (1.31%) Security Cleared
3 4 (1.04%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.78%) MCDBA
4 3 (0.78%) MCSE
4 3 (0.78%) OCP
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle Certification
4 3 (0.78%) PhD
5 1 (0.26%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.26%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.31%) QA
2 3 (0.78%) IFRS
2 3 (0.78%) IFRS 9
3 2 (0.52%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.26%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.26%) MiFID
4 1 (0.26%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.26%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (3.13%) Docker
2 6 (1.57%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.78%) Xen
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 12 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (2.09%) WebSphere Cast Iron
3 4 (1.04%) Puppet
4 3 (0.78%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.78%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.26%) Ansible
5 1 (0.26%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.26%) OpenView
5 1 (0.26%) Salt
5 1 (0.26%) SCCM
5 1 (0.26%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 76 (19.84%) Microsoft
2 43 (11.23%) Adobe
3 34 (8.88%) Oracle
4 13 (3.39%) SAP
5 11 (2.87%) IBM
5 11 (2.87%) Xamarin
6 9 (2.35%) Borland
6 9 (2.35%) Embarcadero
7 8 (2.09%) Sitecore
8 6 (1.57%) Dell
9 5 (1.31%) Atlassian
9 5 (1.31%) Google
9 5 (1.31%) HP
10 4 (1.04%) VMware
11 3 (0.78%) Mapbox
11 3 (0.78%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.78%) Sybase
11 3 (0.78%) Telerik
11 3 (0.78%) webMethods
12 2 (0.52%) Nintex
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