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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 8 13
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET 107 110 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 9.39% 10.79% 10.14%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 46.32% 48.89% 54.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 77 41
Average daily rate
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£390 £375 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.00% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Average hourly rate - - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.00 £33.84 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.43% -3.31%
.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
231 225 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 20.26% 22.08% 18.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 127 74
Average daily rate £350 £380 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 - £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 30 January 2015.

.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 30 January 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 -5 76 £400 - 30
High Wycombe +1 6 £313 -16.66% 3
Newport Pagnell - 4 - - 2
Olney - - - -
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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.

1 153 (73.21%) C#
2 101 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
3 86 (41.15%) ASP.NET
4 81 (38.76%) SQL
4 81 (38.76%) MVC
5 76 (36.36%) SQL Server
6 71 (33.97%) JavaScript
7 69 (33.01%) WCF
8 66 (31.58%) Finance
9 64 (30.62%) jQuery
10 62 (29.67%) TDD
11 60 (28.71%) .NET Framework
11 60 (28.71%) HTML
12 59 (28.23%) Scrum
13 49 (23.44%) CSS
14 47 (22.49%) Visual Studio
14 47 (22.49%) ASP.NET MVC
15 44 (21.05%) OO
16 42 (20.10%) KnockoutJS
17 39 (18.66%) BDD
17 39 (18.66%) AngularJS
18 36 (17.22%) Oracle
19 32 (15.31%) T-SQL
19 32 (15.31%) Web Services
19 32 (15.31%) Windows
20 29 (13.88%) Selenium
21 28 (13.40%) SharePoint
22 27 (12.92%) Microsoft
23 26 (12.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 24 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 28 (13.40%) SharePoint
2 20 (9.57%) CMS
3 17 (8.13%) Kentico
4 14 (6.70%) SharePoint 2013
5 8 (3.83%) BizTalk Server
6 7 (3.35%) IIS
7 5 (2.39%) Node.js
7 5 (2.39%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (1.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 3 (1.44%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.96%) SAS
9 2 (0.96%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (0.96%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.48%) Facebook Platform
10 1 (0.48%) Drupal
10 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.87%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (2.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.48%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.48%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 9 (4.31%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (3.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (0.96%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.48%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.48%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.48%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.96%) Broadband
1 2 (0.96%) DHCP
1 2 (0.96%) DNS
2 1 (0.48%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.48%) SAN
2 1 (0.48%) Firewall
2 1 (0.48%) IPsec
2 1 (0.48%) HTTP
2 1 (0.48%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.48%) VPN
2 1 (0.48%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.66%) Oracle Database
3 13 (6.22%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (5.74%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (1.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.96%) DTS
6 2 (0.96%) Ingres
6 2 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.96%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.48%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.48%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 47 (22.49%) Visual Studio
2 29 (13.88%) Selenium
3 24 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
4 17 (8.13%) NUnit
5 16 (7.66%) WebDriver
6 14 (6.70%) TeamCity
7 11 (5.26%) Octopus Deploy
8 10 (4.78%) JIRA
9 8 (3.83%) QuickTest Pro
9 8 (3.83%) MSTest
10 7 (3.35%) JMeter
11 6 (2.87%) MSBuild
12 5 (2.39%) Toad
13 3 (1.44%) WatiN
14 2 (0.96%) Subversion
14 2 (0.96%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 1 (0.48%) Jasmine
15 1 (0.48%) Git (software)
15 1 (0.48%) Moq
15 1 (0.48%) Eclipse RCP
General
1 66 (31.58%) Finance
2 8 (3.83%) Electronics
2 8 (3.83%) Banking
2 8 (3.83%) Marketing
3 7 (3.35%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.44%) Automotive
5 2 (0.96%) Back Office
5 2 (0.96%) Advertising
6 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.48%) Games
6 1 (0.48%) Retail
6 1 (0.48%) Billing
Job Titles
1 155 (74.16%) Developer
2 81 (38.76%) .NET Developer
3 35 (16.75%) C# Developer
4 25 (11.96%) C# .NET Developer
5 20 (9.57%) Web Developer
6 15 (7.18%) ASP.NET Developer
7 13 (6.22%) Agile .NET Developer
7 13 (6.22%) Analyst
8 11 (5.26%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.78%) WPF Developer
10 9 (4.31%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 9 (4.31%) Administrator
10 9 (4.31%) Test Manager
11 7 (3.35%) SQL Developer
12 6 (2.87%) Senior .NET Developer
12 6 (2.87%) .NET Web Developer
12 6 (2.87%) Front-End Developer
12 6 (2.87%) Agile C# Developer
12 6 (2.87%) BizTalk Administrator
13 5 (2.39%) Database Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (41.15%) ASP.NET
2 69 (33.01%) WCF
3 64 (30.62%) jQuery
4 60 (28.71%) .NET Framework
4 60 (28.71%) HTML
5 49 (23.44%) CSS
6 47 (22.49%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (20.10%) KnockoutJS
8 39 (18.66%) AngularJS
9 32 (15.31%) Web Services
10 26 (12.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 23 (11.00%) XML
11 23 (11.00%) WinForms
12 22 (10.53%) WPF
13 19 (9.09%) HTML5
13 19 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 18 (8.61%) Ajax
15 17 (8.13%) NHibernate
16 16 (7.66%) Backbone.js
17 13 (6.22%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 19 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.22%) Mobile App
3 8 (3.83%) EPoS
4 7 (3.35%) Social Media
4 7 (3.35%) DTV
5 5 (2.39%) User Experience
5 5 (2.39%) SCADA
5 5 (2.39%) Computer Science
5 5 (2.39%) Client/Server
6 3 (1.44%) Enterprise Software
6 3 (1.44%) Open Source
7 2 (0.96%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.48%) Performance Metrics
8 1 (0.48%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.48%) New Media
8 1 (0.48%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.48%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.48%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.48%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 32 (15.31%) Windows
2 12 (5.74%) UNIX
3 10 (4.78%) Windows NT
4 9 (4.31%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (3.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (2.39%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.48%) Android
7 1 (0.48%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (48.33%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (38.76%) MVC
3 62 (29.67%) TDD
4 59 (28.23%) Scrum
5 44 (21.05%) OO
6 39 (18.66%) BDD
7 24 (11.48%) OOD
8 23 (11.00%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (10.53%) Automated Testing
9 22 (10.53%) SOA
10 20 (9.57%) MVVM
11 19 (9.09%) Domain-Driven Design
12 15 (7.18%) Unit Testing
13 14 (6.70%) Software Engineering
14 12 (5.74%) Test Automation
14 12 (5.74%) Waterfall
15 10 (4.78%) CRM
16 9 (4.31%) Line Management
17 8 (3.83%) Performance Tuning
17 8 (3.83%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 153 (73.21%) C#
2 81 (38.76%) SQL
3 71 (33.97%) JavaScript
4 32 (15.31%) T-SQL
5 20 (9.57%) Java
6 18 (8.61%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.26%) VBScript
7 11 (5.26%) XAML
8 9 (4.31%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.35%) VB
9 7 (3.35%) PL/SQL
10 6 (2.87%) C++
11 5 (2.39%) PHP
12 4 (1.91%) C
13 2 (0.96%) Perl
13 2 (0.96%) COBOL
13 2 (0.96%) VB6
14 1 (0.48%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.48%) C++/CLI
14 1 (0.48%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (3.83%) Degree
2 4 (1.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.44%) HND
4 2 (0.96%) ISEB
4 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.96%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) MCITP
5 1 (0.48%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.78%) QA
2 1 (0.48%) HL7
System Software
1 6 (2.87%) ISA Server
2 3 (1.44%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.48%) XenApp
3 1 (0.48%) vSphere
Vendors
1 36 (17.22%) Oracle
2 27 (12.92%) Microsoft
3 9 (4.31%) SAP
4 6 (2.87%) Adobe
5 4 (1.91%) Remedy
5 4 (1.91%) Telerik
6 3 (1.44%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.96%) Northgate
7 2 (0.96%) Twitter
8 1 (0.48%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.48%) Nintex
8 1 (0.48%) New Relic
8 1 (0.48%) Seapine
8 1 (0.48%) Facebook
8 1 (0.48%) Google
8 1 (0.48%) Citrix
8 1 (0.48%) CheckPoint
8 1 (0.48%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.48%) VMware
8 1 (0.48%) HP
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