The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 51 64 49
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -15
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 38 23 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.96% 1.93% 2.27%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 12.14% 8.46% 9.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 16 17
Average daily rate
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£281 £358 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.32% +19.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £255 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £400 £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year
+21.42% +6.87%
.NET Framework
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
313 272 198
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 24.38% 22.86% 23.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 151 127
Average daily rate £325 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 2
Average hourly rate £26.00 £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+62.80% -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 20 April 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +7 26 £313 -17.76% 4
High Wycombe -5 1 £350 +42.85%
Aylesbury - - - -
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 46 (70.77%) C#
3 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
4 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET
5 28 (43.08%) Entity Framework
6 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
7 25 (38.46%) WCF
7 25 (38.46%) MVC
8 23 (35.38%) SQL
9 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
9 22 (33.85%) jQuery
10 20 (30.77%) Visual Studio
11 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
11 19 (29.23%) BizTalk Server
11 19 (29.23%) TDD
12 18 (27.69%) HTML
13 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
14 16 (24.62%) LINQ
14 16 (24.62%) Scrum
15 15 (23.08%) CSS
15 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
15 15 (23.08%) Finance
16 14 (21.54%) Windows
16 14 (21.54%) XML
17 13 (20.00%) Web Services
17 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
18 12 (18.46%) OO
18 12 (18.46%) BDD
19 11 (16.92%) CRM
19 11 (16.92%) SharePoint

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (29.23%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (16.92%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (4.62%) Kentico
4 3 (4.62%) CMS
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (3.08%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (3.08%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (1.54%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (16.92%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) Broadband
2 1 (1.54%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (49.23%) SQL Server
2 11 (16.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (13.85%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 4 (6.15%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.54%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Visual Studio
2 10 (15.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (13.85%) Selenium
4 7 (10.77%) NUnit
5 6 (9.23%) WebDriver
5 6 (9.23%) MSTest
6 5 (7.69%) JIRA
7 3 (4.62%) SpecFlow
8 2 (3.08%) Subversion
8 2 (3.08%) TeamCity
9 1 (1.54%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
9 1 (1.54%) Moq
General
1 15 (23.08%) Finance
2 2 (3.08%) Banking
3 1 (1.54%) Spanish Language
3 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (78.46%) Developer
2 13 (20.00%) Web Developer
3 10 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 9 (13.85%) BizTalk Administrator
4 9 (13.85%) Administrator
5 8 (12.31%) BizTalk Developer
6 6 (9.23%) C# Developer
6 6 (9.23%) WPF Developer
7 5 (7.69%) AWS Developer
7 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.69%) ASP.NET Developer
8 4 (6.15%) QA Analyst
8 4 (6.15%) Front-End Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Front-End Web Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.15%) Analyst
9 3 (4.62%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.62%) Senior Web Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Senior Software Developer
10 2 (3.08%) Developer Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 65 (100.00%) .NET
2 30 (46.15%) ASP.NET
3 28 (43.08%) Entity Framework
4 25 (38.46%) WCF
5 22 (33.85%) jQuery
6 18 (27.69%) HTML
7 17 (26.15%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (24.62%) LINQ
9 15 (23.08%) CSS
10 14 (21.54%) XML
11 13 (20.00%) Web Services
12 11 (16.92%) WinForms
12 11 (16.92%) WPF
13 8 (12.31%) Razor View Engine
13 8 (12.31%) AngularJS
14 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
15 6 (9.23%) Ajax
15 6 (9.23%) KnockoutJS
15 6 (9.23%) Castle Windsor
16 5 (7.69%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.69%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) Open Source
4 2 (3.08%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.54%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.54%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 14 (21.54%) Windows
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2003
2 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (4.62%) MVS
5 1 (1.54%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (38.46%) MVC
3 19 (29.23%) TDD
4 16 (24.62%) Scrum
5 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
6 12 (18.46%) OO
6 12 (18.46%) BDD
7 11 (16.92%) CRM
8 10 (15.38%) MVVM
8 10 (15.38%) Performance Tuning
9 9 (13.85%) Performance Monitoring
9 9 (13.85%) Web Development
10 6 (9.23%) Automated Testing
10 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
10 6 (9.23%) SOA
11 4 (6.15%) OOD
12 3 (4.62%) Web Application Development
12 3 (4.62%) Configuration Management
12 3 (4.62%) Release Management
12 3 (4.62%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 46 (70.77%) C#
2 23 (35.38%) SQL
3 22 (33.85%) JavaScript
4 13 (20.00%) T-SQL
5 6 (9.23%) XAML
6 5 (7.69%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.15%) Bourne shell
8 3 (4.62%) PHP
8 3 (4.62%) Java
8 3 (4.62%) Ruby
9 2 (3.08%) C++
10 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (9.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.69%) QA
2 2 (3.08%) HL7
System Software
1 11 (16.92%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (29.23%) Microsoft
2 9 (13.85%) Remedy
3 8 (12.31%) Oracle