The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 46 46 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -11
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 29 21 35
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 2.96% 2.53% 4.63%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.57% 13.73% 18.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 16 20
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £346
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £420 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
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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 Milton Keynes region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
199 153 191
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.31% 18.43% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 102 101
Average daily rate £375 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £460 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 47 (83.93%) C#
3 29 (51.79%) MVC
3 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
3 29 (51.79%) Web Services
4 26 (46.43%) WCF
5 25 (44.64%) jQuery
5 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
6 23 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC
7 22 (39.29%) XML
8 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (33.93%) Visual Studio
11 18 (32.14%) HTML
12 17 (30.36%) CSS
12 17 (30.36%) Unit Testing
13 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
13 16 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
14 15 (26.79%) Finance
15 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
15 14 (25.00%) Entity Framework
16 13 (23.21%) Remedy
16 13 (23.21%) IIS
17 12 (21.43%) Oracle
18 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
18 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
19 10 (17.86%) Windows
19 10 (17.86%) LINQ
19 10 (17.86%) Degree

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (28.57%) BizTalk Server
2 13 (23.21%) IIS
3 7 (12.50%) Apache
3 7 (12.50%) MQSeries
4 6 (10.71%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 5 (8.93%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.50%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (44.64%) SQL Server
2 14 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 5 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.14%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.79%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 19 (33.93%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.50%) Fiddler
3 6 (10.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (8.93%) WebDriver
4 5 (8.93%) Subversion
4 5 (8.93%) Selenium
5 4 (7.14%) HP UFT
6 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
7 1 (1.79%) SpecFlow
General
1 15 (26.79%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Spanish Language
3 2 (3.57%) Banking
Job Titles
1 32 (57.14%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Web Developer
3 8 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (12.50%) Analyst
4 7 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 7 (12.50%) BizTalk Consultant
5 5 (8.93%) AWS Developer
5 5 (8.93%) BizTalk Developer
6 4 (7.14%) BizTalk Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Programmer
6 4 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 4 (7.14%) Administrator
6 4 (7.14%) Test Manager
6 4 (7.14%) Senior Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Front-End Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Front-End Web Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Senior Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Siebel Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) .NET Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (51.79%) ASP.NET
2 29 (51.79%) Web Services
3 26 (46.43%) WCF
4 25 (44.64%) jQuery
5 23 (41.07%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (39.29%) XML
7 18 (32.14%) HTML
8 17 (30.36%) CSS
9 14 (25.00%) Entity Framework
10 11 (19.64%) ASP.NET Web Forms
11 10 (17.86%) LINQ
12 9 (16.07%) MSMQ
13 8 (14.29%) XSLT
14 7 (12.50%) EDI
14 7 (12.50%) XSD
15 6 (10.71%) XSL
15 6 (10.71%) REST
15 6 (10.71%) Razor View Engine
15 6 (10.71%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Client/Server
1 8 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Data Integration
3 2 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.86%) Windows
2 6 (10.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (8.93%) Windows Server 2003
4 4 (7.14%) UNIX
4 4 (7.14%) Windows NT
5 3 (5.36%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (51.79%) MVC
2 20 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (30.36%) Unit Testing
4 9 (16.07%) Web Development
4 9 (16.07%) SOA
4 9 (16.07%) OO
5 8 (14.29%) Scrum
6 7 (12.50%) CRM
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Tuning
7 6 (10.71%) Performance Monitoring
7 6 (10.71%) BDD
8 5 (8.93%) TDD
9 4 (7.14%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.14%) Line Management
9 4 (7.14%) Test Management
9 4 (7.14%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.36%) Mentoring
10 3 (5.36%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.36%) OOP
11 2 (3.57%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) C#
2 29 (51.79%) SQL
3 21 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 11 (19.64%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 5 (8.93%) Java
7 4 (7.14%) C++
7 4 (7.14%) VBScript
8 2 (3.57%) VB
9 1 (1.79%) XAML
9 1 (1.79%) Ruby
9 1 (1.79%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.79%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.57%) HL7
2 1 (1.79%) QA
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 16 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 13 (23.21%) Remedy
3 12 (21.43%) Oracle
4 2 (3.57%) Siebel
5 1 (1.79%) Google