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 21 August 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
21 Aug 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 96 172 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.75% 15.97% 10.66%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 40.34% 66.41% 46.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 103 56
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £294 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £322
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +0.80%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +7.93%
.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
238 259 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 19.21% 24.05% 22.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 154 128
Average daily rate £350 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £289 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £470 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £18.75 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -11 72 £398 +6.00% 28
Beaconsfield +2 4 £280 - 1
Amersham - 3 £325 - 1
Aylesbury -2 1 £293 -10.00% 6
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
Buckingham - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 4
Marlow - - - - 2
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 138 (79.77%) C#
2 86 (49.71%) ASP.NET
3 73 (42.20%) MVC
4 68 (39.31%) SQL
5 60 (34.68%) ASP.NET MVC
6 58 (33.53%) Finance
6 58 (33.53%) Scrum
7 57 (32.95%) TDD
8 52 (30.06%) Oracle
9 49 (28.32%) SQL Server
10 45 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
10 45 (26.01%) .NET Framework
11 43 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
12 41 (23.70%) HTML
13 39 (22.54%) Visual Studio
14 36 (20.81%) JavaScript
14 36 (20.81%) OO
15 35 (20.23%) CSS
15 35 (20.23%) Microsoft
15 35 (20.23%) jQuery
15 35 (20.23%) Team Foundation Server
16 34 (19.65%) BDD
17 31 (17.92%) Oracle Database
18 30 (17.34%) WCF
19 29 (16.76%) SOA
20 25 (14.45%) Web Development
20 25 (14.45%) Selenium
21 24 (13.87%) Automated Testing
21 24 (13.87%) Waterfall
21 24 (13.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 (6.94%) SharePoint
2 7 (4.05%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 6 (3.47%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (2.89%) CMS
4 5 (2.89%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (2.31%) Content Management Server
6 2 (1.16%) Lync
6 2 (1.16%) Node.js
6 2 (1.16%) DNN
6 2 (1.16%) Papyrus
6 2 (1.16%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.16%) IIS
7 1 (0.58%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.58%) Apache
7 1 (0.58%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.58%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.58%) Kentico
7 1 (0.58%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.89%) MS Office
2 3 (1.73%) MS Project
3 2 (1.16%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.36%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (2.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.31%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.16%) Exstream
5 1 (0.58%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.58%) PaaS
1 1 (0.58%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.73%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.16%) WEP
2 2 (1.16%) HTTPS
2 2 (1.16%) Firewall
3 1 (0.58%) SSL
3 1 (0.58%) SAN
3 1 (0.58%) GPRS
3 1 (0.58%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.58%) VPN
3 1 (0.58%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (0.58%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (28.32%) SQL Server
2 31 (17.92%) Oracle Database
3 14 (8.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 11 (6.36%) SQL Server 2012
5 7 (4.05%) Oracle Database 11g
6 5 (2.89%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (1.73%) Oracle Reports
7 3 (1.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.73%) Relational Database
8 2 (1.16%) DTS
9 1 (0.58%) MySQL
9 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 39 (22.54%) Visual Studio
2 35 (20.23%) Team Foundation Server
3 25 (14.45%) Selenium
4 18 (10.40%) NUnit
5 14 (8.09%) WebDriver
6 8 (4.62%) QuickTest Pro
7 5 (2.89%) JMeter
8 4 (2.31%) SoapUI
8 4 (2.31%) PhantomJS
9 3 (1.73%) Oracle Forms
9 3 (1.73%) JIRA
10 2 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 2 (1.16%) Git (software)
11 1 (0.58%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.58%) WatiN
11 1 (0.58%) Subversion
General
1 58 (33.53%) Finance
2 8 (4.62%) Automotive
3 7 (4.05%) Banking
3 7 (4.05%) Marketing
4 6 (3.47%) Retail
4 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.89%) Electronics
5 5 (2.89%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.16%) Back Office
7 1 (0.58%) Games
Job Titles
1 81 (46.82%) Developer
2 48 (27.75%) .NET Developer
3 22 (12.72%) C# Developer
4 21 (12.14%) Development Manager
5 20 (11.56%) Analyst
6 18 (10.40%) C# .NET Developer
7 16 (9.25%) Web Development Manager
7 16 (9.25%) Web Manager
8 13 (7.51%) Test Analyst
9 10 (5.78%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.20%) ScrumMaster
10 9 (5.20%) ASP.NET Developer
11 8 (4.62%) Architect
11 8 (4.62%) Agile .NET Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Agile C# Developer
12 7 (4.05%) Test Manager
13 6 (3.47%) Software Engineer
13 6 (3.47%) Senior Developer
13 6 (3.47%) Test Engineer
13 6 (3.47%) Agile Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (49.71%) ASP.NET
2 60 (34.68%) ASP.NET MVC
3 45 (26.01%) .NET Framework
4 41 (23.70%) HTML
5 35 (20.23%) CSS
5 35 (20.23%) jQuery
6 30 (17.34%) WCF
7 24 (13.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 20 (11.56%) Web Services
9 18 (10.40%) XML
9 18 (10.40%) LINQ
10 17 (9.83%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 14 (8.09%) HTML5
12 12 (6.94%) WPF
12 12 (6.94%) CSS3
13 11 (6.36%) Razor View Engine
14 9 (5.20%) XSL
15 8 (4.62%) Ajax
15 8 (4.62%) NHibernate
15 8 (4.62%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 22 (12.72%) N-Tier
2 11 (6.36%) Mobile App
3 5 (2.89%) DTV
4 4 (2.31%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (2.31%) Computer Science
5 3 (1.73%) CESG
5 3 (1.73%) EPoS
5 3 (1.73%) Mathematics
6 2 (1.16%) Physics
6 2 (1.16%) Smartphone
6 2 (1.16%) PDA
7 1 (0.58%) Statistics
7 1 (0.58%) Chemistry
7 1 (0.58%) Chip and PIN
7 1 (0.58%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.58%) iPhone
7 1 (0.58%) Open Source
7 1 (0.58%) Inversion of Control
7 1 (0.58%) Social Media
7 1 (0.58%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 23 (13.29%) Windows
2 13 (7.51%) UNIX
3 12 (6.94%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.16%) Windows CE
4 2 (1.16%) Linux
4 2 (1.16%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.16%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.58%) Android
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.58%) AIX
5 1 (0.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.58%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 73 (42.20%) MVC
2 58 (33.53%) Scrum
3 57 (32.95%) TDD
4 45 (26.01%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (24.86%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (20.81%) OO
7 34 (19.65%) BDD
8 29 (16.76%) SOA
9 25 (14.45%) Web Development
10 24 (13.87%) Waterfall
10 24 (13.87%) Automated Testing
11 21 (12.14%) Domain-Driven Design
12 16 (9.25%) PRINCE2
13 12 (6.94%) Test Automation
14 11 (6.36%) Matrix Management
15 10 (5.78%) Project Management
16 9 (5.20%) Software Engineering
16 9 (5.20%) Migration
17 8 (4.62%) Root Cause Analysis
18 6 (3.47%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 138 (79.77%) C#
2 68 (39.31%) SQL
3 36 (20.81%) JavaScript
4 21 (12.14%) Java
5 19 (10.98%) PL/SQL
6 13 (7.51%) VBScript
7 12 (6.94%) T-SQL
8 10 (5.78%) VB
8 10 (5.78%) VB.NET
9 3 (1.73%) PHP
10 2 (1.16%) C
10 2 (1.16%) C++
10 2 (1.16%) VBA
10 2 (1.16%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.16%) Bourne shell
11 1 (0.58%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.58%) Ruby
11 1 (0.58%) Perl
Qualifications
1 9 (5.20%) SC Cleared
1 9 (5.20%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.62%) Degree
3 6 (3.47%) ISEB
4 4 (2.31%) DV Cleared
5 3 (1.73%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.16%) HND
6 2 (1.16%) PhD
7 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.58%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.58%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (6.94%) QA
2 1 (0.58%) HL7
2 1 (0.58%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.58%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (2.31%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.58%) XenApp
2 1 (0.58%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (2.89%) SCCM
2 1 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (30.06%) Oracle
2 35 (20.23%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.78%) SAP
4 4 (2.31%) HP
5 2 (1.16%) Twitter
6 1 (0.58%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.58%) Cisco
6 1 (0.58%) IBM
6 1 (0.58%) Citrix
6 1 (0.58%) Motorola
6 1 (0.58%) Lotus
6 1 (0.58%) VMware
6 1 (0.58%) Telerik
6 1 (0.58%) Google
6 1 (0.58%) DevExpress
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