The first table below looks at the demand for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 14 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 4 12
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +8
Contract jobs citing .NET 92 145 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.97% 14.98% 8.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 32.51% 60.42% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 94 40
Average daily rate
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£369 £362 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% +13.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £403
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +6.08%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
283 240 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.46% 24.79% 22.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 149 107
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £343 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.55 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-4.14% +7.69%
.NET
South East

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

.NET
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 within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 14 July 2014. 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 -12 64 £395 +5.33% 20
Marlow +4 4 £265 -3.63% 1
Beaconsfield +1 4 £280 - 3
Amersham - 3 £325 -
High Wycombe -14 2 £375 +11.11% 4
Aylesbury 0 1 £293 -10.00% 1
Buckingham - - - -
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Newport Pagnell - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing .NET 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.

1 136 (78.16%) C#
2 84 (48.28%) ASP.NET
3 68 (39.08%) MVC
4 64 (36.78%) SQL
5 58 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 57 (32.76%) Scrum
7 56 (32.18%) SQL Server
7 56 (32.18%) TDD
8 55 (31.61%) Oracle
9 51 (29.31%) Finance
10 44 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
11 42 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
12 41 (23.56%) Visual Studio
13 39 (22.41%) OO
13 39 (22.41%) .NET Framework
14 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
15 35 (20.11%) HTML
15 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
15 35 (20.11%) Team Foundation Server
16 33 (18.97%) SOA
17 32 (18.39%) CSS
17 32 (18.39%) WCF
18 31 (17.82%) Oracle Database
19 30 (17.24%) jQuery
20 28 (16.09%) Automated Testing
21 27 (15.52%) NUnit
21 27 (15.52%) BDD
22 25 (14.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
23 24 (13.79%) N-Tier
24 22 (12.64%) Web Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (6.90%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (5.75%) SharePoint
3 9 (5.17%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.45%) Content Management Server
5 4 (2.30%) CMS
5 4 (2.30%) Kentico
6 3 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.15%) Lync
7 2 (1.15%) ColdFusion
7 2 (1.15%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.15%) Papyrus
8 1 (0.57%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.57%) IIS
8 1 (0.57%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.57%) Apache
8 1 (0.57%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.87%) MS Office
2 3 (1.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (6.32%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.15%) Exstream
4 1 (0.57%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.57%) PaaS
1 1 (0.57%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.72%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.15%) WEP
2 2 (1.15%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.57%) SSL
3 1 (0.57%) Firewall
3 1 (0.57%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 56 (32.18%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.82%) Oracle Database
3 16 (9.20%) Oracle Database 11g
4 14 (8.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 13 (7.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
8 2 (1.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.57%) MySQL
9 1 (0.57%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 41 (23.56%) Visual Studio
2 35 (20.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 27 (15.52%) NUnit
4 16 (9.20%) Selenium
5 9 (5.17%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.30%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.30%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.30%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.15%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.15%) Moq
7 2 (1.15%) JMeter
8 1 (0.57%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.57%) MSTest
8 1 (0.57%) Rhino Mocks
8 1 (0.57%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.57%) PhoneGap
General
1 51 (29.31%) Finance
2 6 (3.45%) Banking
3 5 (2.87%) Retail
3 5 (2.87%) Automotive
4 4 (2.30%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.30%) Electronics
4 4 (2.30%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.30%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 93 (53.45%) Developer
2 57 (32.76%) .NET Developer
3 27 (15.52%) C# Developer
4 23 (13.22%) C# .NET Developer
5 21 (12.07%) Analyst
6 20 (11.49%) Development Manager
7 15 (8.62%) Web Development Manager
7 15 (8.62%) Web Manager
8 14 (8.05%) ASP.NET Developer
9 12 (6.90%) Architect
10 11 (6.32%) Test Analyst
10 11 (6.32%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.32%) ScrumMaster
11 10 (5.75%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 10 (5.75%) Web Developer
12 8 (4.60%) Agile .NET Developer
13 7 (4.02%) Agile C# Developer
13 7 (4.02%) Senior .NET Developer
14 6 (3.45%) Consultant
14 6 (3.45%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 84 (48.28%) ASP.NET
2 58 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 39 (22.41%) .NET Framework
4 35 (20.11%) HTML
5 32 (18.39%) CSS
5 32 (18.39%) WCF
6 30 (17.24%) jQuery
7 25 (14.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 19 (10.92%) Web Services
9 18 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 17 (9.77%) LINQ
11 15 (8.62%) XML
12 14 (8.05%) HTML5
12 14 (8.05%) CSS3
13 13 (7.47%) WPF
14 12 (6.90%) Razor View Engine
15 10 (5.75%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 8 (4.60%) Velocity
17 7 (4.02%) Ajax
18 6 (3.45%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 24 (13.79%) N-Tier
2 10 (5.75%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.30%) DTV
4 3 (1.72%) CESG
4 3 (1.72%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (1.72%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.15%) Physics
5 2 (1.15%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.15%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.15%) PDA
5 2 (1.15%) EPoS
6 1 (0.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.57%) Statistics
6 1 (0.57%) Social Media
6 1 (0.57%) iPhone
6 1 (0.57%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.57%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 21 (12.07%) Windows
2 7 (4.02%) UNIX
3 6 (3.45%) Windows NT
4 3 (1.72%) Android
5 2 (1.15%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.15%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.15%) Windows CE
5 2 (1.15%) Linux
6 1 (0.57%) AIX
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.57%) zOS
6 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.57%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (39.08%) MVC
2 57 (32.76%) Scrum
3 56 (32.18%) TDD
4 44 (25.29%) Continuous Integration
5 42 (24.14%) Agile Software Development
6 39 (22.41%) OO
7 33 (18.97%) SOA
8 28 (16.09%) Automated Testing
9 27 (15.52%) BDD
10 22 (12.64%) Web Development
11 19 (10.92%) Domain-Driven Design
12 18 (10.34%) Waterfall
13 16 (9.20%) PRINCE2
14 13 (7.47%) Project Management
15 11 (6.32%) Matrix Management
16 8 (4.60%) Product Management
16 8 (4.60%) Software Engineering
17 7 (4.02%) Content Management
17 7 (4.02%) Configuration Management
18 6 (3.45%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 136 (78.16%) C#
2 64 (36.78%) SQL
3 37 (21.26%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.49%) PL/SQL
5 13 (7.47%) Java
6 12 (6.90%) T-SQL
6 12 (6.90%) VB
7 6 (3.45%) VBScript
8 5 (2.87%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.15%) VBA
9 2 (1.15%) Bourne shell
9 2 (1.15%) C
9 2 (1.15%) C++
9 2 (1.15%) PHP
10 1 (0.57%) Perl
10 1 (0.57%) VC++
10 1 (0.57%) Ruby
10 1 (0.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.02%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.02%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.30%) DV Cleared
2 4 (2.30%) ISEB
3 3 (1.72%) Degree
3 3 (1.72%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (1.15%) PhD
5 1 (0.57%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.57%) HNC
5 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.30%) QA
2 2 (1.15%) SLA
3 1 (0.57%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (3.45%) SCCM
2 1 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 55 (31.61%) Oracle
2 35 (20.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.02%) SAP
4 3 (1.72%) HP
5 2 (1.15%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.57%) IBM
6 1 (0.57%) Motorola
6 1 (0.57%) Lotus
6 1 (0.57%) Infragistics
6 1 (0.57%) Google
6 1 (0.57%) Twitter
Buckinghamshire
Computer People
Rate: £350.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago