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 29 December 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
29 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 8 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 96 122 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 7.39% 11.65% 12.28%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.34% 51.69% 51.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 81 50
Average daily rate
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£400 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -20.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £33.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -2.98%
.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
244 236 190
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 18.78% 22.54% 24.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 135 101
Average daily rate £350 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £225 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £474 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 3
Average hourly rate £30.15 £20.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.72% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.29 £20.00 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £20.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 December 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 December 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 £413 +17.85% 18
High Wycombe 0 8 £325 -13.33% 4
Newport Pagnell - 3 £300 - 1
Marlow - - - -
Amersham - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 1
Gerrards Cross - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 December 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.

1 150 (74.63%) C#
2 101 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (41.29%) ASP.NET
4 78 (38.81%) SQL
5 76 (37.81%) MVC
6 75 (37.31%) SQL Server
7 67 (33.33%) Finance
8 63 (31.34%) jQuery
9 60 (29.85%) JavaScript
10 59 (29.35%) .NET Framework
10 59 (29.35%) TDD
11 58 (28.86%) WCF
12 56 (27.86%) HTML
13 52 (25.87%) Scrum
14 47 (23.38%) Visual Studio
15 44 (21.89%) ASP.NET MVC
16 42 (20.90%) CSS
17 39 (19.40%) Oracle
18 38 (18.91%) BDD
19 36 (17.91%) Selenium
20 35 (17.41%) OO
21 34 (16.92%) Windows
21 34 (16.92%) AngularJS
22 32 (15.92%) KnockoutJS
23 30 (14.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
24 29 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
25 27 (13.43%) Web Services
26 26 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
27 25 (12.44%) Java
27 25 (12.44%) T-SQL

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 December 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 19 (9.45%) SharePoint
2 16 (7.96%) CMS
3 12 (5.97%) SharePoint 2013
4 11 (5.47%) Kentico
5 6 (2.99%) IIS
6 4 (1.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (1.49%) Node.js
8 2 (1.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 2 (1.00%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.00%) SAS
8 2 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (1.00%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (1.00%) DNN
9 1 (0.50%) Drupal
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.50%) WebSphere Portal
9 1 (0.50%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (1.99%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.49%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.50%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.50%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (3.48%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 5 (2.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.00%) ResourceLink
3 2 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.50%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.00%) DHCP
1 2 (1.00%) DNS
1 2 (1.00%) Firewall
2 1 (0.50%) IPsec
2 1 (0.50%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.50%) Broadband
2 1 (0.50%) HTTPS
2 1 (0.50%) SSL
2 1 (0.50%) SAN
2 1 (0.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (37.31%) SQL Server
2 23 (11.44%) Oracle Database
3 17 (8.46%) SQL Server 2008
4 15 (7.46%) SQL Server 2012
5 5 (2.49%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.99%) DTS
7 2 (1.00%) Ingres
7 2 (1.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.50%) QlikView
8 1 (0.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 47 (23.38%) Visual Studio
2 36 (17.91%) Selenium
3 29 (14.43%) Team Foundation Server
4 18 (8.96%) WebDriver
5 14 (6.97%) NUnit
6 12 (5.97%) TeamCity
7 10 (4.98%) QuickTest Pro
8 9 (4.48%) JMeter
8 9 (4.48%) JIRA
8 9 (4.48%) Octopus Deploy
9 8 (3.98%) MSTest
10 6 (2.99%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.99%) Toad
12 3 (1.49%) WatiN
12 3 (1.49%) Oracle Forms
13 2 (1.00%) Subversion
14 1 (0.50%) ReSharper
14 1 (0.50%) Git (software)
14 1 (0.50%) Eclipse
14 1 (0.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 67 (33.33%) Finance
2 10 (4.98%) Marketing
3 8 (3.98%) Automotive
3 8 (3.98%) Manufacturing
3 8 (3.98%) Banking
4 7 (3.48%) Electronics
4 7 (3.48%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.99%) Back Office
6 3 (1.49%) Retail
7 2 (1.00%) Advertising
8 1 (0.50%) Games
8 1 (0.50%) Billing
8 1 (0.50%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 136 (67.66%) Developer
2 69 (34.33%) .NET Developer
3 32 (15.92%) C# Developer
4 24 (11.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 17 (8.46%) Web Developer
6 15 (7.46%) Analyst
7 14 (6.97%) ASP.NET Developer
8 11 (5.47%) Test Manager
8 11 (5.47%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.98%) WPF Developer
10 9 (4.48%) Agile .NET Developer
10 9 (4.48%) SQL Developer
11 8 (3.98%) C# ASP.NET Developer
12 7 (3.48%) Database Developer
12 7 (3.48%) SQL Database Developer
12 7 (3.48%) Test Engineer
13 6 (2.99%) Senior .NET Developer
13 6 (2.99%) Agile C# Developer
14 5 (2.49%) VB.NET Developer
14 5 (2.49%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (41.29%) ASP.NET
2 63 (31.34%) jQuery
3 59 (29.35%) .NET Framework
4 58 (28.86%) WCF
5 56 (27.86%) HTML
6 44 (21.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 42 (20.90%) CSS
8 34 (16.92%) AngularJS
9 32 (15.92%) KnockoutJS
10 30 (14.93%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 27 (13.43%) Web Services
12 22 (10.95%) XML
13 21 (10.45%) WinForms
13 21 (10.45%) WPF
14 17 (8.46%) LINQ
14 17 (8.46%) HTML5
15 16 (7.96%) NHibernate
15 16 (7.96%) Backbone.js
16 15 (7.46%) Ajax
17 14 (6.97%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 17 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.98%) Mobile App
3 9 (4.48%) EPoS
4 7 (3.48%) DTV
5 5 (2.49%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.49%) Computer Science
6 4 (1.99%) Social Media
7 3 (1.49%) SCADA
7 3 (1.49%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (1.49%) User Experience
7 3 (1.49%) Performance Metrics
7 3 (1.49%) N-Tier
7 3 (1.49%) Open Source
8 1 (0.50%) Chip and PIN
8 1 (0.50%) CMDB
8 1 (0.50%) Credit Risk
8 1 (0.50%) Market Risk
8 1 (0.50%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.50%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.50%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (16.92%) Windows
2 18 (8.96%) UNIX
3 15 (7.46%) Windows NT
4 5 (2.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (1.49%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.00%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.50%) Android
7 1 (0.50%) zOS
7 1 (0.50%) AIX
7 1 (0.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (50.25%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (37.81%) MVC
3 59 (29.35%) TDD
4 52 (25.87%) Scrum
5 38 (18.91%) BDD
6 35 (17.41%) OO
7 26 (12.94%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (10.45%) Automated Testing
9 19 (9.45%) SOA
9 19 (9.45%) MVVM
10 18 (8.96%) OOD
11 16 (7.96%) Waterfall
12 15 (7.46%) Test Automation
12 15 (7.46%) Domain-Driven Design
13 13 (6.47%) Unit Testing
14 12 (5.97%) Root Cause Analysis
14 12 (5.97%) Software Engineering
15 11 (5.47%) Web Development
15 11 (5.47%) Line Management
16 8 (3.98%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 150 (74.63%) C#
2 78 (38.81%) SQL
3 60 (29.85%) JavaScript
4 25 (12.44%) Java
4 25 (12.44%) T-SQL
5 21 (10.45%) VB.NET
6 16 (7.96%) VBScript
7 11 (5.47%) XAML
8 10 (4.98%) PowerShell
9 9 (4.48%) PL/SQL
10 8 (3.98%) VB
11 4 (1.99%) PHP
12 3 (1.49%) Perl
12 3 (1.49%) C
12 3 (1.49%) C++
13 2 (1.00%) COBOL
13 2 (1.00%) VB6
14 1 (0.50%) Ruby
14 1 (0.50%) VBA
14 1 (0.50%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 11 (5.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.49%) ISEB
3 3 (1.49%) HND
4 2 (1.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.50%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (7.96%) QA
2 1 (0.50%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (2.49%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.00%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.50%) XenApp
3 1 (0.50%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 39 (19.40%) Oracle
2 24 (11.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (5.97%) SAP
4 4 (1.99%) Adobe
4 4 (1.99%) Telerik
5 3 (1.49%) Remedy
5 3 (1.49%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.00%) Northgate
7 1 (0.50%) VMware
7 1 (0.50%) DevExpress
7 1 (0.50%) Seapine
7 1 (0.50%) Twitter
7 1 (0.50%) New Relic
7 1 (0.50%) Nintex
7 1 (0.50%) HP
7 1 (0.50%) Citrix
7 1 (0.50%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.50%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.50%) Cisco
7 1 (0.50%) IBM
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