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 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 23 17 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 74 109 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 6.97% 8.39% 6.08%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 30.96% 34.38% 26.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 67 46
Average daily rate £358 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.49% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £233 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.14% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -
.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
239 317 268
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 22.53% 24.40% 22.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 135 173 148
Average daily rate £350 £325 £328
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -0.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 3
Average hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% +150.46%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.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 April 2016.

.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 April 2016. 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 -10 50 £400 +23.07% 16
High Wycombe +12 14 £350 +33.33% 6
Newport Pagnell 0 1 £313 - 1
Stoke Mandeville - 1 £288 -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

1 124 (73.81%) C#
2 85 (50.60%) SQL Server
3 72 (42.86%) SQL
4 69 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
5 59 (35.12%) ASP.NET
6 57 (33.93%) MVC
7 51 (30.36%) JavaScript
8 48 (28.57%) HTML
9 46 (27.38%) TDD
10 42 (25.00%) Web Development
11 41 (24.40%) Microsoft
11 41 (24.40%) ASP.NET MVC
12 36 (21.43%) jQuery
13 35 (20.83%) Finance
14 34 (20.24%) CSS
14 34 (20.24%) WCF
15 32 (19.05%) Windows
16 30 (17.86%) SOAP
16 30 (17.86%) .NET Framework
17 29 (17.26%) WPF
18 27 (16.07%) Visual Studio
18 27 (16.07%) HTML5
19 25 (14.88%) AngularJS
20 24 (14.29%) MVVM
21 23 (13.69%) SOA
22 22 (13.10%) XML
23 21 (12.50%) Banking
23 21 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
24 20 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
24 20 (11.90%) Software Engineering

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 20 (11.90%) SharePoint
2 16 (9.52%) IIS
3 11 (6.55%) Apache
3 11 (6.55%) WebSphere
4 9 (5.36%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
6 4 (2.38%) JBoss
6 4 (2.38%) MS Exchange
7 2 (1.19%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.60%) CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Kentico
8 1 (0.60%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.60%) Sitefinity
8 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 17 (10.12%) MS Excel
2 13 (7.74%) MS Office
3 1 (0.60%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.60%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.19%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.60%) Infor CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.98%) Cloud Computing
1 5 (2.98%) SaaS
2 4 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (10.12%) SMTP
2 13 (7.74%) LDAP
3 4 (2.38%) Firewall
3 4 (2.38%) Internet
3 4 (2.38%) iSCSI
3 4 (2.38%) NAS
3 4 (2.38%) SAN
4 3 (1.79%) RS-232
4 3 (1.79%) TCP/IP
5 2 (1.19%) HTTP
6 1 (0.60%) Intranet
6 1 (0.60%) Kerberos
6 1 (0.60%) Network Security
6 1 (0.60%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (50.60%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.55%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.79%) MongoDB
5 3 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.19%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.19%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.60%) Big Data
7 1 (0.60%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.60%) MySQL
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 27 (16.07%) Visual Studio
2 7 (4.17%) Subversion
3 6 (3.57%) NUnit
3 6 (3.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (2.98%) Moq
4 5 (2.98%) Rhino Mocks
4 5 (2.98%) TeamCity
4 5 (2.98%) Xcode
5 4 (2.38%) MSTest
5 4 (2.38%) Selenium
6 3 (1.79%) JIRA
6 3 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.19%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.60%) Oracle APEX
8 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.60%) WebDriver
General
1 35 (20.83%) Finance
2 21 (12.50%) Banking
3 6 (3.57%) Retail
4 3 (1.79%) Automotive
5 2 (1.19%) Electronics
5 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.19%) Marketing
5 2 (1.19%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.60%) Advertising
6 1 (0.60%) Law
6 1 (0.60%) Legal
Job Titles
1 112 (66.67%) Developer
2 66 (39.29%) .NET Developer
3 40 (23.81%) C# Developer
4 37 (22.02%) C# .NET Developer
5 28 (16.67%) Architect
6 24 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (10.12%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (10.12%) Web Developer
8 16 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
9 15 (8.93%) WPF Developer
10 12 (7.14%) C# WPF Developer
10 12 (7.14%) SQL Developer
11 10 (5.95%) .NET Architect
11 10 (5.95%) Senior Developer
11 10 (5.95%) Software Engineer
12 9 (5.36%) BizTalk Developer
12 9 (5.36%) Solutions Architect
12 9 (5.36%) Technical Architect
13 8 (4.76%) C# Web Developer
13 8 (4.76%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (35.12%) ASP.NET
2 48 (28.57%) HTML
3 41 (24.40%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (21.43%) jQuery
5 34 (20.24%) CSS
5 34 (20.24%) WCF
6 30 (17.86%) .NET Framework
6 30 (17.86%) SOAP
7 29 (17.26%) WPF
8 27 (16.07%) HTML5
9 25 (14.88%) AngularJS
10 22 (13.10%) XML
11 21 (12.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 20 (11.90%) ASP.NET Web API
13 18 (10.71%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 17 (10.12%) Web Services
15 13 (7.74%) Laravel
16 10 (5.95%) Entity Framework
17 9 (5.36%) Middleware
17 9 (5.36%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.95%) N-Tier
2 10 (5.95%) User Experience
3 7 (4.17%) Enterprise Software
4 6 (3.57%) Client/Server
5 5 (2.98%) Visualisation
6 4 (2.38%) Clustering
7 3 (1.79%) Computer Science
7 3 (1.79%) Data Integration
8 2 (1.19%) Cryptography
8 2 (1.19%) NHS
9 1 (0.60%) CESG
9 1 (0.60%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.60%) iPad
9 1 (0.60%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.60%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 32 (19.05%) Windows
2 14 (8.33%) Unix
3 11 (6.55%) zOS
4 5 (2.98%) Windows 7
5 4 (2.38%) Linux
6 1 (0.60%) Android
6 1 (0.60%) Windows NT
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (41.07%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (33.93%) MVC
3 46 (27.38%) TDD
4 42 (25.00%) Web Development
5 24 (14.29%) MVVM
6 23 (13.69%) SOA
7 20 (11.90%) Software Engineering
8 17 (10.12%) DevOps
8 17 (10.12%) Unit Testing
9 16 (9.52%) Scrum
9 16 (9.52%) Workflow
10 14 (8.33%) Multithreading
10 14 (8.33%) Project Management
11 13 (7.74%) Technical Analysis
11 13 (7.74%) UML
12 12 (7.14%) Security Operations
13 11 (6.55%) SDLC
14 10 (5.95%) TOGAF
14 10 (5.95%) Zachman Framework
15 9 (5.36%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 124 (73.81%) C#
2 72 (42.86%) SQL
3 51 (30.36%) JavaScript
4 18 (10.71%) Java
5 17 (10.12%) PHP
6 15 (8.93%) PowerShell
7 13 (7.74%) VB
8 12 (7.14%) T-SQL
9 11 (6.55%) C++
10 5 (2.98%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.79%) C++/CLI
11 3 (1.79%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.19%) ABAP
12 2 (1.19%) XAML
13 1 (0.60%) C
13 1 (0.60%) F#
13 1 (0.60%) TypeScript
13 1 (0.60%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.98%) Degree
1 5 (2.98%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.79%) DV Cleared
2 3 (1.79%) MCP
2 3 (1.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.19%) ISEB
3 2 (1.19%) MCSD
4 1 (0.60%) CCNA
4 1 (0.60%) CCSP
4 1 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.60%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.60%) MCAD
4 1 (0.60%) MCSE
4 1 (0.60%) MCTS
4 1 (0.60%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 13 (7.74%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.38%) Hyper-V
2 4 (2.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) OpenView
1 4 (2.38%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 41 (24.40%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.93%) IBM
3 14 (8.33%) Oracle
4 10 (5.95%) SAP
5 9 (5.36%) Red Hat
6 4 (2.38%) HP
6 4 (2.38%) StorageTek
6 4 (2.38%) Sun
6 4 (2.38%) VMware
7 3 (1.79%) QNX
7 3 (1.79%) Telelogic
8 2 (1.19%) RedGate
9 1 (0.60%) EPiServer
9 1 (0.60%) Nintex
9 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
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