The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for .NET Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 26 April 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.

Microsoft .NET Framework
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 23 30 21
Rank change year-on-year +7 -9  
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 2 2 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.49% 0.82% 6.94%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 6.06% 4.55% 18.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £369 £313 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.00% -43.18%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +3.70% -3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £51.56 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.41% +21.31%  

.NET Framework 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 Suffolk with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Suffolk
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 33 44 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 24.63% 18.03% 36.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 26 53
Median daily rate £400 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -17.64%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% +2.73%  

.NET Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk citing .NET Framework 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 Framework in Suffolk

.NET Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Framework in Suffolk

.NET Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Framework in Suffolk

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 26 April 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
Bury St Edmunds +7 2 £369 +18.00% 2
.NET Framework
East of England

For the 6 months to 26 April 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for .NET Framework.

1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 12 (92.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (76.92%) Entity Framework
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (76.92%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) MVC
4 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
4 8 (61.54%) SQL
4 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
4 8 (61.54%) LINQ
4 8 (61.54%) jQuery
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
5 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
7 5 (38.46%) CSS
7 5 (38.46%) IIS
7 5 (38.46%) OO
7 5 (38.46%) JSON
7 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
8 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (23.08%) Scrum
9 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
9 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
9 3 (23.08%) TDD
9 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
9 3 (23.08%) Web Services

.NET Framework
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk 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 5 (38.46%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (76.92%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.69%) GIS
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (92.31%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (15.38%) HP UFT
3 1 (7.69%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (15.38%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) .NET Developer
1 10 (76.92%) Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# .NET Developer
2 5 (38.46%) C# Developer
3 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Developer
4 3 (23.08%) ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Automation Tester
4 3 (23.08%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 3 (23.08%) Tester
5 2 (15.38%) SQL Server Developer
6 1 (7.69%) Angular Developer
6 1 (7.69%) C# WCF Developer
6 1 (7.69%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (76.92%) Entity Framework
3 8 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 8 (61.54%) jQuery
3 8 (61.54%) LINQ
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (53.85%) ASP.NET MVC 4
5 6 (46.15%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 5 (38.46%) AngularJS
6 5 (38.46%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 5 (38.46%) CSS
6 5 (38.46%) JSON
7 4 (30.77%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (23.08%) KnockoutJS
8 3 (23.08%) NHibernate
8 3 (23.08%) Web Services
9 1 (7.69%) PostGIS
9 1 (7.69%) WCF
9 1 (7.69%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (38.46%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (23.08%) N-Tier
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) MVC
2 8 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (38.46%) OO
4 3 (23.08%) Automated Testing
4 3 (23.08%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) TDD
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
6 1 (7.69%) Data Protection
6 1 (7.69%) SDLC
6 1 (7.69%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) JavaScript
2 8 (61.54%) SQL
3 6 (46.15%) T-SQL
4 3 (23.08%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Python
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) HP