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 March 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 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 56 52 48
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 15 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.78% 1.56% 1.50%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 8.02% 6.63% 8.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 3
Average daily rate
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£325 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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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
187 181 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.16% 23.54% 16.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 115 109 45
Average daily rate £338 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £489 £443
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -29.02%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.57% -5.71%

.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
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 March 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 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 23 (67.65%) C#
3 20 (58.82%) WCF
4 15 (44.12%) Finance
4 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) SQL
5 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
6 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
6 13 (38.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 12 (35.29%) BDD
7 12 (35.29%) jQuery
7 12 (35.29%) TDD
7 12 (35.29%) MVC
7 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
8 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
9 10 (29.41%) OO
10 9 (26.47%) Windows
10 9 (26.47%) Scrum
10 9 (26.47%) MVVM
11 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
11 8 (23.53%) Selenium
11 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
11 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
12 7 (20.59%) HTML
12 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
13 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
13 6 (17.65%) WPF
13 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
13 6 (17.65%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 6 (17.65%) SharePoint
2 5 (14.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (5.88%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (5.88%) IIS
4 1 (2.94%) CMS
4 1 (2.94%) Kentico
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (38.24%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Oracle Database
4 2 (5.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (2.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (23.53%) Selenium
1 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
2 6 (17.65%) NUnit
3 5 (14.71%) MSTest
4 4 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (11.76%) WebDriver
5 2 (5.88%) TeamCity
5 2 (5.88%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.94%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (2.94%) MSBuild
6 1 (2.94%) Subversion
6 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (2.94%) Moq
General
1 15 (44.12%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
3 1 (2.94%) Retail
3 1 (2.94%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 6 (17.65%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) WPF Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) BizTalk Administrator
4 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Software Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Configuration Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Developer Analyst
7 1 (2.94%) Senior .NET Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Lead Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Analyst Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Test Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (100.00%) .NET
2 20 (58.82%) WCF
3 13 (38.24%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 12 (35.29%) jQuery
5 11 (32.35%) ASP.NET
6 8 (23.53%) KnockoutJS
7 7 (20.59%) HTML
8 6 (17.65%) WPF
8 6 (17.65%) AngularJS
8 6 (17.65%) CSS
8 6 (17.65%) WinForms
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) Castle Windsor
9 5 (14.71%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (8.82%) Backbone.js
10 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET MVC 4
10 3 (8.82%) HTML5
10 3 (8.82%) NHibernate
11 2 (5.88%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (8.82%) EPoS
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (2.94%) CMDB
3 1 (2.94%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.94%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) BDD
2 12 (35.29%) TDD
2 12 (35.29%) MVC
3 10 (29.41%) OO
4 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 9 (26.47%) MVVM
5 7 (20.59%) Unit Testing
6 5 (14.71%) SOA
7 4 (11.76%) Automated Testing
7 4 (11.76%) Software Engineering
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (11.76%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (11.76%) CRM
8 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
8 3 (8.82%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Release Management
9 2 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (5.88%) Migration
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 14 (41.18%) SQL
2 14 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 8 (23.53%) T-SQL
4 6 (17.65%) XAML
5 3 (8.82%) PHP
5 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
6 2 (5.88%) Java
7 1 (2.94%) C++
7 1 (2.94%) VBScript
7 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.88%) QA
2 1 (2.94%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Oracle
3 4 (11.76%) Remedy