The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 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 27 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.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
East of England / Suffolk
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 21 5
Rank change year-on-year +10 -16  
Contract jobs citing .NET 16 7 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 9.14% 3.72% 15.84%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.65% 24.14% 50.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 25
Median daily rate £400 £331 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.75% -30.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £300 £352
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £414 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £36.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year +13.88% +4.34%  

.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 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 49 29 63
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 28.00% 15.43% 31.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 18 44
Median daily rate £400 £350 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% -12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £305 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £455 £438 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £12.10 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.50 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +6.57% +5.55%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Suffolk 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 Suffolk

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Suffolk

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Suffolk over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Suffolk

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Suffolk

.NET
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 within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 27 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
Ipswich -1 8 £500 +66.66% 3
Bury St Edmunds +6 4 £388 -3.72% 4
.NET
East of England

.NET
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 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 Suffolk region with a requirement for .NET.

1 36 (81.82%) C#
2 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
3 17 (38.64%) TDD
4 15 (34.09%) MVC
4 15 (34.09%) WPF
5 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
5 14 (31.82%) Windows
5 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
5 14 (31.82%) SQL
6 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
7 12 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
7 12 (27.27%) MVVM
7 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (25.00%) Entity Framework
9 10 (22.73%) Web Services
10 9 (20.45%) jQuery
11 8 (18.18%) LINQ
12 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
12 7 (15.91%) OO
12 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
13 6 (13.64%) HTML
14 5 (11.36%) CSS
14 5 (11.36%) IIS
14 5 (11.36%) JSON
14 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
14 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
14 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
15 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
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 (11.36%) IIS
2 3 (6.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.27%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (6.82%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.55%) SaaS
4 1 (2.27%) IaaS
4 1 (2.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.27%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.27%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.27%) GIS
2 1 (2.27%) MySQL
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (6.82%) Cucumber
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
4 2 (4.55%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.27%) MSTest
5 1 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.27%) WinRunner
General
1 2 (4.55%) Billing
1 2 (4.55%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.27%) Finance
Job Titles
1 31 (70.45%) Developer
2 19 (43.18%) C# Developer
3 16 (36.36%) .NET Developer
4 11 (25.00%) WPF Developer
5 9 (20.45%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (20.45%) C# WPF Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Tester
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
7 4 (9.09%) Software Engineer
7 4 (9.09%) Software Tester
7 4 (9.09%) SQL Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Automation Tester
8 3 (6.82%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) .NET Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) C# Software Engineer
9 2 (4.55%) CRM Developer
9 2 (4.55%) Dynamics CRM Developer
9 2 (4.55%) SQL Server Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.09%) WPF
2 14 (31.82%) .NET Framework
3 13 (29.55%) ASP.NET
4 11 (25.00%) Entity Framework
5 10 (22.73%) Web Services
6 9 (20.45%) jQuery
7 8 (18.18%) LINQ
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 6 (13.64%) HTML
9 6 (13.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 5 (11.36%) AngularJS
10 5 (11.36%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 5 (11.36%) CSS
10 5 (11.36%) JSON
11 4 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (6.82%) Gherkin
12 3 (6.82%) KnockoutJS
12 3 (6.82%) NHibernate
12 3 (6.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.36%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.82%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.27%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 14 (31.82%) Windows
2 1 (2.27%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (38.64%) TDD
2 15 (34.09%) MVC
3 12 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.27%) MVVM
4 7 (15.91%) OO
5 4 (9.09%) CRM
5 4 (9.09%) Migration
6 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Scrum
6 3 (6.82%) SDLC
6 3 (6.82%) Software Engineering
7 2 (4.55%) Functional Testing
8 1 (2.27%) BDD
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.27%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.27%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (2.27%) High Availability
8 1 (2.27%) SIEM
8 1 (2.27%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (81.82%) C#
2 14 (31.82%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) SQL
3 6 (13.64%) T-SQL
4 3 (6.82%) Java
5 2 (4.55%) XAML
6 1 (2.27%) C++
6 1 (2.27%) Python
6 1 (2.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
1 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) HP
3 1 (2.27%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.27%) Imperva
3 1 (2.27%) Oracle
3 1 (2.27%) Qualys
3 1 (2.27%) Splunk