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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 45 54 34
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -20
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 28 13 33
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 3.27% 1.44% 4.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 15.82% 6.70% 20.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 9 21
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £300 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £415 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
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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
177 194 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.68% 21.56% 23.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 122 91
Average daily rate £325 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.16% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £280 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £18.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -

.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 31 July 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 31 July 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 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 44 (84.62%) C#
3 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
4 27 (51.92%) MVC
5 25 (48.08%) Web Services
5 25 (48.08%) jQuery
6 24 (46.15%) SQL
7 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
8 21 (40.38%) WCF
8 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
9 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
10 19 (36.54%) HTML
10 19 (36.54%) XML
10 19 (36.54%) Visual Studio
11 17 (32.69%) CSS
12 16 (30.77%) Finance
13 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
14 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
15 13 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
16 12 (23.08%) Remedy
16 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 11 (21.15%) IIS
17 11 (21.15%) Degree
17 11 (21.15%) Web Development
18 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
18 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
18 10 (19.23%) OO
19 9 (17.31%) Oracle
19 9 (17.31%) LINQ

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 13 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (21.15%) IIS
3 4 (7.69%) Apache
3 4 (7.69%) MQSeries
3 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Wireshark
2 1 (1.92%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.54%) Relational Database
4 5 (9.62%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (7.69%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) SQLite
6 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 19 (36.54%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.46%) Selenium
2 7 (13.46%) WebDriver
3 6 (11.54%) Subversion
4 4 (7.69%) Fiddler
4 4 (7.69%) HP UFT
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) SpecFlow
5 3 (5.77%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.92%) Moq
6 1 (1.92%) NUnit
6 1 (1.92%) TeamCity
General
1 16 (30.77%) Finance
2 5 (9.62%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
Job Titles
1 36 (69.23%) Developer
2 13 (25.00%) Web Developer
3 8 (15.38%) Analyst
3 8 (15.38%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.54%) Senior Developer
4 6 (11.54%) BizTalk Developer
4 6 (11.54%) AWS Developer
5 4 (7.69%) BizTalk Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Consultant
5 4 (7.69%) Test Manager
5 4 (7.69%) Support Analyst
5 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Front-End Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Front-End Web Developer
6 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Developer
6 3 (5.77%) QA Analyst
6 3 (5.77%) BizTalk Administrator
7 2 (3.85%) Developer Analyst
7 2 (3.85%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (100.00%) .NET
2 29 (55.77%) ASP.NET
3 25 (48.08%) Web Services
3 25 (48.08%) jQuery
4 22 (42.31%) ASP.NET MVC
5 21 (40.38%) WCF
6 19 (36.54%) XML
6 19 (36.54%) HTML
7 17 (32.69%) CSS
8 12 (23.08%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 10 (19.23%) Entity Framework
10 9 (17.31%) LINQ
11 7 (13.46%) JSON
11 7 (13.46%) REST
11 7 (13.46%) XSL
11 7 (13.46%) MSMQ
12 5 (9.62%) Ajax
12 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
12 5 (9.62%) HTML5
13 4 (7.69%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.23%) Computer Science
2 8 (15.38%) Client/Server
3 5 (9.62%) Data Integration
4 2 (3.85%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.92%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 4 (7.69%) Windows NT
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (7.69%) UNIX
3 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (5.77%) MVS
4 1 (1.92%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (51.92%) MVC
2 21 (40.38%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (26.92%) Unit Testing
4 11 (21.15%) Web Development
5 10 (19.23%) OO
6 7 (13.46%) Scrum
6 7 (13.46%) BDD
7 6 (11.54%) CRM
8 5 (9.62%) TDD
9 4 (7.69%) Test Management
9 4 (7.69%) SOA
9 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
9 4 (7.69%) Test Automation
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Monitoring
9 4 (7.69%) Line Management
10 3 (5.77%) OOP
10 3 (5.77%) Web Application Development
10 3 (5.77%) ETL
11 1 (1.92%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 44 (84.62%) C#
2 24 (46.15%) SQL
3 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
4 6 (11.54%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) C++
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.69%) VBScript
6 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.77%) Ruby
8 1 (1.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.92%) VB
8 1 (1.92%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (21.15%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
1 3 (5.77%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) SCOM
Vendors
1 15 (28.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Remedy
3 9 (17.31%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) Siebel