The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Milton Keynes region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 54 43 52
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 14 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 1.59% 1.71% 2.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 7.18% 8.41% 10.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 5
Average daily rate £380 £313 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.60% -3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £296 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £340 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
195 107 169
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 22.16% 20.30% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 70 88
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 8
Average hourly rate £15.97 £38.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.51% +10.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET Framework
Buckinghamshire

.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 18 April 2014, 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 27 (100.00%) C#
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (66.67%) WCF
4 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (62.96%) Scrum
4 17 (62.96%) Team Foundation Server
5 16 (59.26%) TDD
5 16 (59.26%) SOA
5 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
5 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
6 15 (55.56%) OO
6 15 (55.56%) NUnit
7 14 (51.85%) Automated Testing
7 14 (51.85%) HTML
7 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
7 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (51.85%) jQuery
8 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
9 9 (33.33%) Oracle
9 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
9 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
9 9 (33.33%) MVC
9 9 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
10 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
11 6 (22.22%) CSS
11 6 (22.22%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 9 (33.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 5 (18.52%) SharePoint
2 5 (18.52%) CMS
2 5 (18.52%) Kentico
3 2 (7.41%) Papyrus
3 2 (7.41%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.41%) Exstream
1 2 (7.41%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (51.85%) SQL Server
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle Database
3 7 (25.93%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 17 (62.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 16 (59.26%) Visual Studio
3 15 (55.56%) NUnit
4 5 (18.52%) MSI
4 5 (18.52%) WiX
5 3 (11.11%) Xcode
6 1 (3.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
Job Titles
1 27 (100.00%) Developer
2 16 (59.26%) .NET Developer
3 5 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Agile .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior .NET Developer
5 3 (11.11%) .NET Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Lead Developer
5 3 (11.11%) iOS Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Agile C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Lead .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Consultant
7 1 (3.70%) Applications Developer
7 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (70.37%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 18 (66.67%) WCF
4 14 (51.85%) HTML
4 14 (51.85%) jQuery
5 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 6 (22.22%) CSS
6 6 (22.22%) Web Services
7 5 (18.52%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (14.81%) LINQ
8 4 (14.81%) XML
9 3 (11.11%) XSL
9 3 (11.11%) Cocoa
9 3 (11.11%) Android SDK
9 3 (11.11%) iOS SDK
10 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
11 1 (3.70%) Ajax
11 1 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) N-Tier
2 3 (11.11%) CESG
2 3 (11.11%) iPad
2 3 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (3.70%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 3 (11.11%) Apple iOS
1 3 (11.11%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (62.96%) Agile Software Development
1 17 (62.96%) Scrum
2 16 (59.26%) TDD
2 16 (59.26%) SOA
3 15 (55.56%) OO
4 14 (51.85%) Automated Testing
4 14 (51.85%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (33.33%) MVC
6 7 (25.93%) Configuration Management
7 5 (18.52%) Domain-Driven Design
8 3 (11.11%) Software Engineering
8 3 (11.11%) Migration
8 3 (11.11%) iOS Development
8 3 (11.11%) Data Migration
9 2 (7.41%) Unit Testing
9 2 (7.41%) Android Development
9 2 (7.41%) CRM
10 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
10 1 (3.70%) OOD
10 1 (3.70%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C#
2 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
3 5 (18.52%) PHP
3 5 (18.52%) SQL
4 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
5 3 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 3 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (7.41%) VBA
7 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) ISO 9001
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (18.52%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Oracle
3 3 (11.11%) Xamarin
4 2 (7.41%) HP