The first table below looks at the demand for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Contract jobs citing .NET 67 105 84
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 7.57% 15.33% 12.59%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 34.90% 63.64% 49.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 59 40
Average daily rate
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£395 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £312 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £425 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.07% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £20.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Milton Keynes
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
192 165 170
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.69% 24.09% 25.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 93 88
Average daily rate £368 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £389
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 2
Average hourly rate £18.75 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
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Buckinghamshire

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Milton Keynes region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Milton Keynes

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Milton Keynes

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 96 (78.05%) C#
2 62 (50.41%) ASP.NET
3 50 (40.65%) MVC
4 49 (39.84%) Finance
5 48 (39.02%) Scrum
5 48 (39.02%) TDD
6 46 (37.40%) SQL
6 46 (37.40%) Oracle
7 40 (32.52%) ASP.NET MVC
8 38 (30.89%) Continuous Integration
9 37 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (27.64%) OO
11 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
12 31 (25.20%) Visual Studio
13 30 (24.39%) SOA
14 29 (23.58%) Team Foundation Server
15 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
16 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
16 26 (21.14%) WCF
17 25 (20.33%) .NET Framework
18 24 (19.51%) BDD
19 23 (18.70%) N-Tier
20 22 (17.89%) HTML
20 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
20 22 (17.89%) Web Development
21 21 (17.07%) NUnit
22 20 (16.26%) Automated Testing
22 20 (16.26%) PL/SQL
22 20 (16.26%) CSS
23 19 (15.45%) Domain-Driven Design

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Milton Keynes 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 10 (8.13%) SharePoint
1 10 (8.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 8 (6.50%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (4.88%) CMS
4 5 (4.07%) Content Management Server
5 3 (2.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (2.44%) Kentico
6 2 (1.63%) Lync
6 2 (1.63%) Papyrus
6 2 (1.63%) DNN
6 2 (1.63%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.81%) IIS
7 1 (0.81%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.81%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.81%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.81%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.81%) WebSphere
Applications
1 5 (4.07%) MS Office
2 3 (2.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (8.94%) Oracle Applications
2 4 (3.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 2 (1.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.63%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.81%) PaaS
1 1 (0.81%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.63%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.63%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.81%) WEP
2 1 (0.81%) SSL
2 1 (0.81%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (26.02%) SQL Server
2 22 (17.89%) Oracle Database
3 12 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
3 12 (9.76%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (2.44%) Oracle Reports
5 2 (1.63%) DB2
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (1.63%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.81%) DTS
Development Applications
1 31 (25.20%) Visual Studio
2 29 (23.58%) Team Foundation Server
3 21 (17.07%) NUnit
4 12 (9.76%) Selenium
5 6 (4.88%) WebDriver
6 4 (3.25%) SoapUI
6 4 (3.25%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.63%) Oracle Forms
8 1 (0.81%) QuickTest Pro
8 1 (0.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.81%) Moq
General
1 49 (39.84%) Finance
2 6 (4.88%) Marketing
3 5 (4.07%) Banking
3 5 (4.07%) Automotive
4 4 (3.25%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.25%) Electronics
4 4 (3.25%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.44%) Retail
Job Titles
1 57 (46.34%) Developer
2 32 (26.02%) .NET Developer
3 20 (16.26%) Development Manager
3 20 (16.26%) Analyst
4 15 (12.20%) C# Developer
4 15 (12.20%) Web Development Manager
4 15 (12.20%) Web Manager
5 11 (8.94%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (8.94%) Test Analyst
6 8 (6.50%) Senior Developer
6 8 (6.50%) ScrumMaster
7 6 (4.88%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Agile C# Developer
7 6 (4.88%) ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (4.88%) Architect
8 5 (4.07%) Agile Test Analyst
8 5 (4.07%) Agile .NET Developer
8 5 (4.07%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Software Developer
9 4 (3.25%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (50.41%) ASP.NET
2 40 (32.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 26 (21.14%) WCF
4 25 (20.33%) .NET Framework
5 22 (17.89%) HTML
6 20 (16.26%) CSS
7 18 (14.63%) jQuery
8 15 (12.20%) Web Services
9 13 (10.57%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 11 (8.94%) XML
11 7 (5.69%) NHibernate
11 7 (5.69%) Velocity
11 7 (5.69%) HTML5
11 7 (5.69%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 6 (4.88%) CSS3
12 6 (4.88%) XSL
13 5 (4.07%) XHTML
13 5 (4.07%) WPF
13 5 (4.07%) LINQ
13 5 (4.07%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 23 (18.70%) N-Tier
2 4 (3.25%) DTV
3 3 (2.44%) EPoS
3 3 (2.44%) CESG
3 3 (2.44%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.81%) Statistics
4 1 (0.81%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (0.81%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.81%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 13 (10.57%) Windows
2 4 (3.25%) UNIX
3 3 (2.44%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.63%) Linux
5 1 (0.81%) AIX
5 1 (0.81%) Windows XP
5 1 (0.81%) zOS
5 1 (0.81%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.81%) Android
5 1 (0.81%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.81%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (40.65%) MVC
2 48 (39.02%) Scrum
2 48 (39.02%) TDD
3 38 (30.89%) Continuous Integration
4 37 (30.08%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (27.64%) OO
6 30 (24.39%) SOA
7 24 (19.51%) BDD
8 22 (17.89%) Web Development
9 20 (16.26%) Automated Testing
10 19 (15.45%) Domain-Driven Design
11 15 (12.20%) Waterfall
11 15 (12.20%) PRINCE2
12 11 (8.94%) Project Management
12 11 (8.94%) Matrix Management
13 7 (5.69%) Product Management
14 6 (4.88%) Software Engineering
14 6 (4.88%) Content Management
14 6 (4.88%) Configuration Management
14 6 (4.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 96 (78.05%) C#
2 46 (37.40%) SQL
3 27 (21.95%) JavaScript
4 20 (16.26%) PL/SQL
5 9 (7.32%) Java
6 7 (5.69%) VB
7 6 (4.88%) T-SQL
8 4 (3.25%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.44%) VBScript
10 2 (1.63%) C
10 2 (1.63%) VBA
11 1 (0.81%) VC++
11 1 (0.81%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.81%) C++
11 1 (0.81%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (5.69%) SC Cleared
1 7 (5.69%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.25%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 3 (2.44%) ISEB
4 1 (0.81%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.81%) HNC
4 1 (0.81%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.44%) QA
2 2 (1.63%) SLA
3 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.81%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (4.07%) SCCM
2 1 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (37.40%) Oracle
2 26 (21.14%) Microsoft
3 6 (4.88%) SAP
4 3 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (0.81%) Lotus
5 1 (0.81%) Xamarin
5 1 (0.81%) IBM
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