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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 12 6
Rank change year-on-year +9 -6  
Contract jobs citing .NET 25 28 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 20.83% 10.69% 17.18%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.98% 38.36% 49.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 19 31
Median daily rate £420 £450 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £310 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £505 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £43.25 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% -  

.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 41 73 79
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Suffolk 34.17% 27.86% 34.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 45 63
Median daily rate £400 £450 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +2.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £310 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Median hourly rate £43.25 - £12.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.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 23 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 23 June 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 +9 11 £450 -7.69% 8
Bury St Edmunds +3 7 £420 -9.67% 2
Haverhill - 1 £425 -
.NET
East of England

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 29 (70.73%) C#
2 20 (48.78%) SQL
3 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
4 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
5 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
6 15 (36.59%) MVC
7 11 (26.83%) jQuery
8 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
8 10 (24.39%) HTML
9 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (19.51%) CRM
10 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
10 8 (19.51%) Web Services
10 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
10 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
11 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (17.07%) WPF
11 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (17.07%) Dynamics CRM
11 7 (17.07%) Workflow
12 6 (14.63%) Scrum
12 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
12 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
12 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
12 6 (14.63%) TDD
12 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
12 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
12 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
12 6 (14.63%) Data Strategy
13 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure

.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 8 (19.51%) SharePoint
2 5 (12.20%) BizTalk Server
2 5 (12.20%) MS Exchange
2 5 (12.20%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (4.88%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (12.20%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (7.32%) Office 365
3 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (4.88%) SaaS
4 1 (2.44%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) Firewall
1 1 (2.44%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (46.34%) SQL Server
2 5 (12.20%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (12.20%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 4 (9.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (4.88%) MySQL
5 1 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.44%) Big Data
5 1 (2.44%) GIS
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (14.63%) Visual Studio
3 5 (12.20%) JIRA
3 5 (12.20%) MorphX
4 2 (4.88%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.88%) GoogleTest
4 2 (4.88%) MSTest
4 2 (4.88%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (4.88%) Selenium
5 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.44%) HP UFT
5 1 (2.44%) WinRunner
General
1 3 (7.32%) Billing
2 2 (4.88%) Finance
2 2 (4.88%) General Ledger
3 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (58.54%) Developer
2 12 (29.27%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.51%) C# Developer
4 7 (17.07%) C# .NET Developer
5 6 (14.63%) CRM Developer
6 5 (12.20%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Architect
7 4 (9.76%) Business Intelligence Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Software Developer
7 4 (9.76%) Tester
8 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Dynamics AX Architect
8 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Software Engineer
8 3 (7.32%) Software Tester
8 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (7.32%) SQL Developer
8 3 (7.32%) Windows Engineer
9 2 (4.88%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.88%) Angular Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (26.83%) jQuery
2 10 (24.39%) ASP.NET
2 10 (24.39%) HTML
3 8 (19.51%) .NET Framework
3 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET MVC
3 8 (19.51%) Web Services
4 7 (17.07%) WPF
5 6 (14.63%) ASP.NET Web API
5 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
6 5 (12.20%) AngularJS
6 5 (12.20%) CSS
6 5 (12.20%) WCF
7 3 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (7.32%) CSS3
7 3 (7.32%) HTML5
7 3 (7.32%) JSON
7 3 (7.32%) REST
7 3 (7.32%) Silverlight
7 3 (7.32%) SOAP
7 3 (7.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (4.88%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.44%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.20%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (36.59%) MVC
2 9 (21.95%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (19.51%) CRM
4 7 (17.07%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (17.07%) Workflow
5 6 (14.63%) Data Protection
5 6 (14.63%) Data Strategy
5 6 (14.63%) Scrum
5 6 (14.63%) TDD
6 4 (9.76%) Test Scripting
7 3 (7.32%) Migration
7 3 (7.32%) MVVM
7 3 (7.32%) SOA
7 3 (7.32%) Software Engineering
7 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
8 2 (4.88%) Information Management
8 2 (4.88%) Manual Testing
8 2 (4.88%) OO
8 2 (4.88%) PRINCE2
8 2 (4.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 29 (70.73%) C#
2 20 (48.78%) SQL
3 16 (39.02%) JavaScript
4 5 (12.20%) X++
5 4 (9.76%) T-SQL
6 3 (7.32%) Java
6 3 (7.32%) Python
7 2 (4.88%) C++
7 2 (4.88%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.44%) VB
8 1 (2.44%) VB6
8 1 (2.44%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (4.88%) ISEB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB
2 2 (4.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (4.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (4.88%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.44%) Degree
3 1 (2.44%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (14.63%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (41.46%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.88%) Google
2 2 (4.88%) IBM
3 1 (2.44%) CyberArk
3 1 (2.44%) HP
3 1 (2.44%) Imperva
3 1 (2.44%) Oracle
3 1 (2.44%) Qualys
3 1 (2.44%) Splunk