The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 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 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 3 7 9
Rank change year-on-year +4 +2  
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 12 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 18.95% 14.46% 15.22%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 58.06% 52.17% 53.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 14
Median daily rate £400 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +35.59%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £179 £219 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £484 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £16.50 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -49.23% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £36.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +13.19% +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 Peterborough with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 31 23 39
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 32.63% 27.71% 28.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 11 27
Median daily rate £400 £460 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -13.04% +41.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.15% -43.28%  
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 Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough 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 Peterborough

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Peterborough.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Peterborough

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Peterborough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Peterborough over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Peterborough

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Peterborough

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 24 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 Peterborough region with a requirement for .NET.

1 37 (75.51%) ASP.NET
2 30 (61.22%) Web Services
3 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
4 24 (48.98%) HTML
4 24 (48.98%) SOA
5 23 (46.94%) Adobe
5 23 (46.94%) OO
5 23 (46.94%) J2EE
5 23 (46.94%) Hibernate
5 23 (46.94%) Spring
5 23 (46.94%) Apache Flex
6 20 (40.82%) Finance
7 19 (38.78%) Information Security
8 13 (26.53%) Java
8 13 (26.53%) MVC
9 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
9 11 (22.45%) Presales
10 10 (20.41%) SQL
10 10 (20.41%) Banking
11 9 (18.37%) C#
12 7 (14.29%) Oracle
12 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
13 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
13 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
14 5 (10.20%) Retail
14 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
14 5 (10.20%) Microservices
14 5 (10.20%) Shopify
14 5 (10.20%) jQuery
15 4 (8.16%) Mobile App

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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 1 (2.04%) IIS
1 1 (2.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (10.20%) Shopify
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (22.45%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Big Data
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
1 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.04%) JDeveloper
2 1 (2.04%) Moq
2 1 (2.04%) NUnit
General
1 20 (40.82%) Finance
2 10 (20.41%) Banking
3 5 (10.20%) Retail
4 2 (4.08%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Architect
2 17 (34.69%) Solutions Architect
3 16 (32.65%) Developer
4 10 (20.41%) .NET Developer
5 7 (14.29%) C# Developer
6 5 (10.20%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (10.20%) E-Commerce Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Payments Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Payments Solutions Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Web Architect
7 4 (8.16%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (8.16%) Java Architect
7 4 (8.16%) Junior
7 4 (8.16%) Service Architect
8 3 (6.12%) J2EE Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.12%) Java/J2EE Architect
8 3 (6.12%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Web Engineer
9 2 (4.08%) Junior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (75.51%) ASP.NET
2 30 (61.22%) Web Services
3 24 (48.98%) HTML
4 23 (46.94%) Apache Flex
4 23 (46.94%) Hibernate
4 23 (46.94%) J2EE
4 23 (46.94%) Spring
5 7 (14.29%) ASP.NET Web API
6 5 (10.20%) jQuery
7 4 (8.16%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.16%) WCF
8 3 (6.12%) CSS
9 2 (4.08%) Oracle ADF
10 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
10 1 (2.04%) KnockoutJS
10 1 (2.04%) LINQ
10 1 (2.04%) XML
10 1 (2.04%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.16%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.04%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (8.16%) VMS
2 2 (4.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (48.98%) SOA
2 23 (46.94%) OO
3 19 (38.78%) Information Security
4 13 (26.53%) MVC
5 11 (22.45%) Presales
6 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
7 5 (10.20%) Microservices
7 5 (10.20%) TOGAF
8 3 (6.12%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (6.12%) Web Development
9 2 (4.08%) Change Management
9 2 (4.08%) ITSM
9 2 (4.08%) Project Management
9 2 (4.08%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (4.08%) TDD
9 2 (4.08%) Unit Testing
10 1 (2.04%) Database Optimisation
10 1 (2.04%) Database Tuning
10 1 (2.04%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 26 (53.06%) JavaScript
2 13 (26.53%) Java
3 10 (20.41%) SQL
4 9 (18.37%) C#
5 6 (12.24%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) Python
6 2 (4.08%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 23 (46.94%) Adobe
2 7 (14.29%) Oracle
3 4 (8.16%) Microsoft