The table below looks at the statistics 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 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 5 11
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing .NET 100 172 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 8.16% 17.00% 9.40%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 47.85% 65.40% 41.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 100 49
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£375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £260 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+12.78% +2.30%
.NET
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
209 263 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 17.06% 25.99% 22.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 147 112
Average daily rate £375 £340 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.29% -1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £12.00 £20.00 £11.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% +73.91%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
- +16.66%

.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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -9 75 £398 +13.57% 20
High Wycombe -6 7 £241 -39.68% 2
Aylesbury 0 1 £293 +20.00% 1
Marlow -1 1 - - 1
Beaconsfield - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Amersham - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 22 October 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.

1 144 (74.61%) C#
2 115 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (47.67%) MVC
4 91 (47.15%) ASP.NET
5 77 (39.90%) SQL
6 73 (37.82%) Finance
7 72 (37.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 67 (34.72%) TDD
9 55 (28.50%) Scrum
10 52 (26.94%) Oracle
10 52 (26.94%) SQL Server
11 50 (25.91%) JavaScript
12 48 (24.87%) .NET Framework
13 46 (23.83%) HTML
14 45 (23.32%) jQuery
15 44 (22.80%) Continuous Integration
15 44 (22.80%) OO
16 42 (21.76%) BDD
17 38 (19.69%) CSS
18 37 (19.17%) WCF
19 31 (16.06%) Domain-Driven Design
20 30 (15.54%) Selenium
21 28 (14.51%) Visual Studio
22 27 (13.99%) Java
22 27 (13.99%) Microsoft
22 27 (13.99%) Waterfall
22 27 (13.99%) Oracle Database
23 26 (13.47%) SOA
24 25 (12.95%) PL/SQL
24 25 (12.95%) Web Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 14 (7.25%) SharePoint
2 13 (6.74%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (3.11%) CMS
4 3 (1.55%) Content Management Server
5 2 (1.04%) IIS
5 2 (1.04%) ColdFusion
5 2 (1.04%) SAS
5 2 (1.04%) DNN
5 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.04%) Node.js
5 2 (1.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.52%) Kentico
6 1 (0.52%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.52%) Lotus Domino
6 1 (0.52%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (1.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.52%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (5.70%) Oracle Applications
2 7 (3.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.04%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.52%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.52%) PaaS
2 1 (0.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.55%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.04%) Firewall
3 1 (0.52%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.52%) HTTP
3 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.52%) VPN
3 1 (0.52%) SSL
3 1 (0.52%) IPsec
3 1 (0.52%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (26.94%) SQL Server
2 27 (13.99%) Oracle Database
3 12 (6.22%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (4.15%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.07%) DTS
6 3 (1.55%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.04%) Ingres
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.52%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (15.54%) Selenium
2 28 (14.51%) Visual Studio
3 21 (10.88%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (7.77%) WebDriver
5 12 (6.22%) NUnit
6 11 (5.70%) TeamCity
7 9 (4.66%) QuickTest Pro
8 8 (4.15%) JMeter
8 8 (4.15%) Octopus Deploy
9 6 (3.11%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.59%) JIRA
11 3 (1.55%) WatiN
11 3 (1.55%) Oracle Forms
12 2 (1.04%) Subversion
12 2 (1.04%) Git (software)
12 2 (1.04%) MSTest
13 1 (0.52%) Moq
13 1 (0.52%) Jasmine
13 1 (0.52%) Eclipse RCP
13 1 (0.52%) CruiseControl
General
1 73 (37.82%) Finance
2 9 (4.66%) Marketing
3 8 (4.15%) Automotive
3 8 (4.15%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.63%) Electronics
4 7 (3.63%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.11%) Banking
6 5 (2.59%) Retail
7 4 (2.07%) Back Office
8 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
8 1 (0.52%) Games
Job Titles
1 98 (50.78%) Developer
2 62 (32.12%) .NET Developer
3 30 (15.54%) C# Developer
4 26 (13.47%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (11.40%) Development Manager
6 20 (10.36%) Analyst
7 19 (9.84%) Web Developer
8 16 (8.29%) Web Development Manager
8 16 (8.29%) Web Manager
9 13 (6.74%) ASP.NET Developer
10 10 (5.18%) Test Manager
11 8 (4.15%) Senior Developer
11 8 (4.15%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.15%) ScrumMaster
11 8 (4.15%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (3.63%) Agile C# Developer
12 7 (3.63%) Senior .NET Developer
12 7 (3.63%) Test Engineer
12 7 (3.63%) Test Analyst
13 6 (3.11%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (47.15%) ASP.NET
2 72 (37.31%) ASP.NET MVC
3 48 (24.87%) .NET Framework
4 46 (23.83%) HTML
5 45 (23.32%) jQuery
6 38 (19.69%) CSS
7 37 (19.17%) WCF
8 22 (11.40%) KnockoutJS
8 22 (11.40%) AngularJS
9 20 (10.36%) Web Services
10 18 (9.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 17 (8.81%) Backbone.js
12 15 (7.77%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 15 (7.77%) NHibernate
13 14 (7.25%) XML
13 14 (7.25%) LINQ
14 13 (6.74%) HTML5
14 13 (6.74%) WPF
14 13 (6.74%) XHTML
15 11 (5.70%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (9.33%) N-Tier
2 8 (4.15%) EPoS
2 8 (4.15%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.63%) DTV
4 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.59%) Performance Metrics
6 3 (1.55%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.55%) Mathematics
7 2 (1.04%) Physics
7 2 (1.04%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.04%) Algorithms
8 1 (0.52%) Open Source
8 1 (0.52%) Social Media
8 1 (0.52%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.52%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.52%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.52%) Chemistry
8 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.52%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.44%) Windows
2 17 (8.81%) UNIX
3 14 (7.25%) Windows NT
4 3 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.04%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.52%) AIX
6 1 (0.52%) Linux
6 1 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (59.59%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (47.67%) MVC
3 67 (34.72%) TDD
4 55 (28.50%) Scrum
5 44 (22.80%) Continuous Integration
5 44 (22.80%) OO
6 42 (21.76%) BDD
7 31 (16.06%) Domain-Driven Design
8 27 (13.99%) Waterfall
9 26 (13.47%) SOA
10 25 (12.95%) Web Development
11 19 (9.84%) Automated Testing
12 16 (8.29%) Coaching
13 14 (7.25%) PRINCE2
13 14 (7.25%) People Management
14 12 (6.22%) Software Engineering
14 12 (6.22%) Test Automation
15 11 (5.70%) Matrix Management
15 11 (5.70%) OOD
16 10 (5.18%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 144 (74.61%) C#
2 77 (39.90%) SQL
3 50 (25.91%) JavaScript
4 27 (13.99%) Java
5 25 (12.95%) PL/SQL
6 16 (8.29%) T-SQL
7 15 (7.77%) VBScript
8 13 (6.74%) VB.NET
9 10 (5.18%) PowerShell
10 7 (3.63%) VB
11 4 (2.07%) C
11 4 (2.07%) C++
12 3 (1.55%) Perl
12 3 (1.55%) PHP
13 2 (1.04%) XAML
13 2 (1.04%) COBOL
13 2 (1.04%) Ruby
13 2 (1.04%) VB6
14 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 12 (6.22%) Degree
2 6 (3.11%) ISEB
3 3 (1.55%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.55%) HND
4 2 (1.04%) PhD
5 1 (0.52%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.52%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.25%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) HL7
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.52%) vSphere
2 1 (0.52%) XenApp
2 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (1.55%) SCCM
2 1 (0.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (26.94%) Oracle
2 27 (13.99%) Microsoft
3 12 (6.22%) SAP
4 4 (2.07%) Telerik
5 2 (1.04%) HP
5 2 (1.04%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.04%) Northgate
5 2 (1.04%) Twitter
6 1 (0.52%) New Relic
6 1 (0.52%) Nintex
6 1 (0.52%) Google
6 1 (0.52%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.52%) Seapine
6 1 (0.52%) Cisco
6 1 (0.52%) IBM
6 1 (0.52%) VMware
6 1 (0.52%) Citrix
6 1 (0.52%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.52%) Lotus
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