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 29 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 17 5 10
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 96 160 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.28% 15.59% 11.19%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 36.09% 64.26% 44.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 74 102 54
Average daily rate
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£373 £375 £336
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.66% +11.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £276 £292
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £436 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.50 £31.25
% change year-on-year
+8.69% +10.40%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
266 249 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.18% 24.27% 25.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 150 130
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 £265 £266 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £446 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
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 £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +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 29 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 29 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -8 73 £395 +5.33% 23
Beaconsfield +1 4 £280 - 2
Amersham - 3 £325 -
High Wycombe -15 2 £375 +11.11% 10
Marlow +3 1 - - 3
Aylesbury 0 1 £293 -10.00% 5
Buckingham - - - - 1
Chesham - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - - 1
Newport Pagnell - - - -
Bletchley - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 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.

1 131 (78.44%) C#
2 85 (50.90%) ASP.NET
3 72 (43.11%) MVC
4 64 (38.32%) SQL
5 59 (35.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 56 (33.53%) Scrum
7 54 (32.34%) SQL Server
8 53 (31.74%) Finance
9 52 (31.14%) TDD
10 51 (30.54%) Oracle
11 41 (24.55%) .NET Framework
12 40 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
13 39 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
14 38 (22.75%) HTML
15 37 (22.16%) OO
16 36 (21.56%) Visual Studio
17 35 (20.96%) JavaScript
18 33 (19.76%) jQuery
19 32 (19.16%) Team Foundation Server
19 32 (19.16%) CSS
19 32 (19.16%) Microsoft
20 31 (18.56%) SOA
20 31 (18.56%) WCF
21 28 (16.77%) Oracle Database
22 27 (16.17%) BDD
23 25 (14.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 24 (14.37%) N-Tier
25 23 (13.77%) Automated Testing
25 23 (13.77%) Web Development
26 20 (11.98%) Web Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 10 (5.99%) SharePoint
2 9 (5.39%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (4.19%) BizTalk Server
4 6 (3.59%) CMS
5 4 (2.40%) Content Management Server
6 3 (1.80%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (1.20%) Kentico
7 2 (1.20%) Lync
7 2 (1.20%) DNN
7 2 (1.20%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Workflow
7 2 (1.20%) Papyrus
7 2 (1.20%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Application Server
8 1 (0.60%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.60%) Apache
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.60%) WebSphere Portal
Applications
1 5 (2.99%) MS Office
2 3 (1.80%) MS Project
3 1 (0.60%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 11 (6.59%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (2.40%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.20%) Exstream
4 1 (0.60%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.60%) PaaS
1 1 (0.60%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.80%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (1.20%) WEP
2 2 (1.20%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.60%) SSL
3 1 (0.60%) Firewall
3 1 (0.60%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (32.34%) SQL Server
2 28 (16.77%) Oracle Database
3 16 (9.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (7.19%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (7.19%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (2.40%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.80%) Oracle Reports
6 3 (1.80%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.20%) DTS
7 2 (1.20%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.60%) MySQL
8 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 36 (21.56%) Visual Studio
2 32 (19.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (11.98%) NUnit
4 16 (9.58%) Selenium
5 9 (5.39%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.40%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.40%) QuickTest Pro
6 4 (2.40%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.20%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.20%) JMeter
8 1 (0.60%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.60%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.60%) Git (software)
General
1 53 (31.74%) Finance
2 7 (4.19%) Automotive
2 7 (4.19%) Banking
2 7 (4.19%) Retail
3 6 (3.59%) Marketing
4 5 (2.99%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.40%) Electronics
5 4 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.20%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 87 (52.10%) Developer
2 52 (31.14%) .NET Developer
3 25 (14.97%) C# Developer
4 21 (12.57%) Development Manager
4 21 (12.57%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (11.98%) Analyst
6 16 (9.58%) Web Manager
6 16 (9.58%) Web Development Manager
7 13 (7.78%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (6.59%) Test Analyst
9 10 (5.99%) Web Developer
10 9 (5.39%) Architect
10 9 (5.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (5.39%) ScrumMaster
11 8 (4.79%) Senior Developer
12 7 (4.19%) Agile C# Developer
13 6 (3.59%) Agile .NET Developer
14 5 (2.99%) Agile Test Analyst
14 5 (2.99%) Software Engineer
14 5 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (50.90%) ASP.NET
2 59 (35.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 41 (24.55%) .NET Framework
4 38 (22.75%) HTML
5 33 (19.76%) jQuery
6 32 (19.16%) CSS
7 31 (18.56%) WCF
8 25 (14.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 20 (11.98%) Web Services
10 17 (10.18%) LINQ
10 17 (10.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
11 15 (8.98%) HTML5
12 14 (8.38%) XML
13 13 (7.78%) CSS3
14 11 (6.59%) WPF
14 11 (6.59%) Razor View Engine
15 9 (5.39%) ASP.NET MVC 4
16 6 (3.59%) Velocity
16 6 (3.59%) XSL
16 6 (3.59%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (14.37%) N-Tier
2 9 (5.39%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.40%) DTV
4 3 (1.80%) EPoS
4 3 (1.80%) CESG
4 3 (1.80%) Mathematics
5 2 (1.20%) Physics
5 2 (1.20%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.20%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.20%) Smartphone
5 2 (1.20%) PDA
6 1 (0.60%) Statistics
6 1 (0.60%) Chip and PIN
6 1 (0.60%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.60%) iPhone
6 1 (0.60%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (0.60%) Social Media
6 1 (0.60%) Chemistry
6 1 (0.60%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (11.38%) Windows
2 7 (4.19%) UNIX
3 6 (3.59%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.20%) Windows CE
4 2 (1.20%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (1.20%) Linux
4 2 (1.20%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.60%) AIX
5 1 (0.60%) Android
5 1 (0.60%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (43.11%) MVC
2 56 (33.53%) Scrum
3 52 (31.14%) TDD
4 40 (23.95%) Agile Software Development
5 39 (23.35%) Continuous Integration
6 37 (22.16%) OO
7 31 (18.56%) SOA
8 27 (16.17%) BDD
9 23 (13.77%) Web Development
9 23 (13.77%) Automated Testing
10 20 (11.98%) Domain-Driven Design
11 18 (10.78%) Waterfall
12 16 (9.58%) PRINCE2
13 11 (6.59%) Matrix Management
14 10 (5.99%) Project Management
15 8 (4.79%) Software Engineering
15 8 (4.79%) Migration
16 6 (3.59%) Configuration Management
16 6 (3.59%) Test Automation
16 6 (3.59%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 131 (78.44%) C#
2 64 (38.32%) SQL
3 35 (20.96%) JavaScript
4 20 (11.98%) PL/SQL
5 15 (8.98%) Java
6 13 (7.78%) T-SQL
7 12 (7.19%) VB
8 8 (4.79%) VB.NET
9 6 (3.59%) VBScript
10 2 (1.20%) Bourne shell
10 2 (1.20%) VBA
10 2 (1.20%) C
10 2 (1.20%) C++
10 2 (1.20%) PHP
11 1 (0.60%) Perl
11 1 (0.60%) VC++
11 1 (0.60%) Ruby
11 1 (0.60%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (4.19%) SC Cleared
1 7 (4.19%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.99%) Degree
3 4 (2.40%) DV Cleared
3 4 (2.40%) ISEB
4 3 (1.80%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
5 2 (1.20%) PhD
6 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.60%) HNC
6 1 (0.60%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.59%) QA
2 2 (1.20%) SLA
3 1 (0.60%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (1.80%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (4.19%) SCCM
2 1 (0.60%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 51 (30.54%) Oracle
2 32 (19.16%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.19%) SAP
4 3 (1.80%) HP
5 1 (0.60%) Motorola
5 1 (0.60%) Lotus
5 1 (0.60%) Google
5 1 (0.60%) DevExpress
5 1 (0.60%) Twitter
5 1 (0.60%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.60%) IBM
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