The table below looks at the statistics for .NET skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET over the 3 months to 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 11 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 5 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 8.62% 5.88% 30.56%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.83% 20.00% 73.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 8
Average daily rate
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£263 £310 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.32% +24.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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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 High Wycombe region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
24 15 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 41.38% 29.41% 41.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 11 12
Average daily rate £350 £245 £270
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -9.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £125 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £375 £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET across the High Wycombe region.

.NET Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET across the High Wycombe region.

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 11 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
3 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
3 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) WCF
5 5 (45.45%) Scrum
5 5 (45.45%) WinForms
5 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (45.45%) TDD
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) Web Services
5 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
5 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
5 5 (45.45%) HTML
5 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
5 5 (45.45%) SQL
5 5 (45.45%) WPF
5 5 (45.45%) LINQ
5 5 (45.45%) jQuery
5 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
5 5 (45.45%) JIRA
5 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
5 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
6 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
6 4 (36.36%) Ajax
6 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (36.36%) XML

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 1 (9.09%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (63.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (27.27%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JIRA
1 5 (45.45%) Visual Studio
2 4 (36.36%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (18.18%) WebDriver
3 2 (18.18%) Selenium
4 1 (9.09%) TeamCity
4 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
4 1 (9.09%) Subversion
General
1 1 (9.09%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) DBA
2 3 (27.27%) C# Developer
2 3 (27.27%) SQL DBA
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) QA Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Agile .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft CRM Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) WPF Developer
4 1 (9.09%) CRM Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (63.64%) ASP.NET
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
3 5 (45.45%) WPF
3 5 (45.45%) LINQ
3 5 (45.45%) jQuery
3 5 (45.45%) Entity Framework
3 5 (45.45%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (45.45%) CSS
3 5 (45.45%) Web Services
3 5 (45.45%) WinForms
3 5 (45.45%) HTML
3 5 (45.45%) .NET Framework
4 4 (36.36%) Ajax
4 4 (36.36%) XML
4 4 (36.36%) XHTML
4 4 (36.36%) AngularJS
5 1 (9.09%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (9.09%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (9.09%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) Client/Server
2 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Mobile App
3 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) Scrum
1 5 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (45.45%) TDD
1 5 (45.45%) Unit Testing
1 5 (45.45%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (36.36%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Data Modelling
3 3 (27.27%) ETL
3 3 (27.27%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) MVC
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) BDD
4 2 (18.18%) User Stories
5 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 5 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 5 (45.45%) SQL
2 5 (45.45%) VB.NET
3 3 (27.27%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Oracle
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft