The table below looks at the statistics 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 January 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
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 11 10
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 72 80 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.39% 10.83% 12.15%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 44.17% 48.48% 62.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 58 26
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£406 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £235 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £32.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.76% -6.42%
.NET
Buckinghamshire

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
163 165 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 21.25% 22.33% 19.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 102 97 44
Average daily rate £350 £400 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +20.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £252 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 7
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.25 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.30% -7.14%

.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 January 2015.

.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 January 2015, 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.

1 102 (69.39%) C#
2 79 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
3 58 (39.46%) SQL
4 56 (38.10%) Finance
5 55 (37.41%) MVC
6 52 (35.37%) ASP.NET
7 46 (31.29%) WCF
8 45 (30.61%) JavaScript
9 44 (29.93%) TDD
10 43 (29.25%) jQuery
11 41 (27.89%) Scrum
12 40 (27.21%) .NET Framework
13 38 (25.85%) SQL Server
14 37 (25.17%) HTML
15 34 (23.13%) OO
16 31 (21.09%) Visual Studio
17 30 (20.41%) KnockoutJS
18 29 (19.73%) Oracle
18 29 (19.73%) ASP.NET MVC
19 28 (19.05%) BDD
19 28 (19.05%) CSS
19 28 (19.05%) AngularJS
20 26 (17.69%) Windows
21 24 (16.33%) Selenium
22 23 (15.65%) SharePoint
23 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
23 20 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
24 18 (12.24%) SOA
24 18 (12.24%) T-SQL
24 18 (12.24%) Automated Testing

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, 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 23 (15.65%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.20%) CMS
3 13 (8.84%) Kentico
4 10 (6.80%) SharePoint 2013
5 6 (4.08%) IIS
6 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (1.36%) SAS
7 2 (1.36%) Node.js
7 2 (1.36%) Umbraco
7 2 (1.36%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (1.36%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.68%) WordPress
8 1 (0.68%) Drupal
8 1 (0.68%) Sitecore CMS
8 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (2.72%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.68%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 7 (4.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 6 (4.08%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.36%) ResourceLink
4 1 (0.68%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.68%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.68%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.36%) DNS
1 2 (1.36%) DHCP
2 1 (0.68%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.68%) Firewall
2 1 (0.68%) IPsec
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) VPN
2 1 (0.68%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (25.85%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.88%) Oracle Database
3 8 (5.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.72%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.04%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.04%) DTS
6 2 (1.36%) Ingres
6 2 (1.36%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 31 (21.09%) Visual Studio
2 24 (16.33%) Selenium
3 20 (13.61%) Team Foundation Server
4 15 (10.20%) NUnit
5 13 (8.84%) TeamCity
6 11 (7.48%) Octopus Deploy
6 11 (7.48%) WebDriver
7 6 (4.08%) QuickTest Pro
7 6 (4.08%) MSBuild
8 5 (3.40%) MSTest
8 5 (3.40%) JMeter
9 4 (2.72%) JIRA
10 3 (2.04%) WatiN
10 3 (2.04%) Toad
11 1 (0.68%) Jasmine
11 1 (0.68%) Subversion
11 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
11 1 (0.68%) Oracle Forms
General
1 56 (38.10%) Finance
2 7 (4.76%) Banking
2 7 (4.76%) Marketing
2 7 (4.76%) Electronics
2 7 (4.76%) Telecoms
2 7 (4.76%) Manufacturing
3 4 (2.72%) Automotive
3 4 (2.72%) Back Office
4 3 (2.04%) Retail
5 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 100 (68.03%) Developer
2 58 (39.46%) .NET Developer
3 19 (12.93%) C# Developer
4 14 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (7.48%) ASP.NET Developer
5 11 (7.48%) Senior Developer
6 10 (6.80%) Analyst
6 10 (6.80%) Web Developer
7 9 (6.12%) Agile .NET Developer
8 8 (5.44%) WPF Developer
9 7 (4.76%) Administrator
9 7 (4.76%) Test Manager
10 6 (4.08%) Senior .NET Developer
10 6 (4.08%) SQL Developer
11 5 (3.40%) SQL Database Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Agile C# Developer
11 5 (3.40%) Database Developer
12 4 (2.72%) Test Engineer
12 4 (2.72%) VB.NET Developer
12 4 (2.72%) BizTalk Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (35.37%) ASP.NET
2 46 (31.29%) WCF
3 43 (29.25%) jQuery
4 40 (27.21%) .NET Framework
5 37 (25.17%) HTML
6 30 (20.41%) KnockoutJS
7 29 (19.73%) ASP.NET MVC
8 28 (19.05%) CSS
8 28 (19.05%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.56%) WinForms
10 16 (10.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
11 15 (10.20%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 14 (9.52%) Web Services
12 14 (9.52%) NHibernate
12 14 (9.52%) Backbone.js
13 13 (8.84%) HTML5
13 13 (8.84%) WPF
14 10 (6.80%) XML
15 9 (6.12%) XSL
15 9 (6.12%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (4.76%) EPoS
2 7 (4.76%) DTV
3 5 (3.40%) SCADA
3 5 (3.40%) Computer Science
4 4 (2.72%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.04%) User Experience
5 3 (2.04%) Social Media
6 2 (1.36%) N-Tier
7 1 (0.68%) New Media
7 1 (0.68%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.68%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.68%) CMDB
7 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.68%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 26 (17.69%) Windows
2 10 (6.80%) UNIX
3 8 (5.44%) Windows NT
4 7 (4.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (3.40%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (1.36%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.68%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (53.74%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (37.41%) MVC
3 44 (29.93%) TDD
4 41 (27.89%) Scrum
5 34 (23.13%) OO
6 28 (19.05%) BDD
7 18 (12.24%) SOA
7 18 (12.24%) Automated Testing
8 17 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (11.56%) OOD
9 16 (10.88%) MVVM
9 16 (10.88%) Domain-Driven Design
10 12 (8.16%) Software Engineering
11 9 (6.12%) Waterfall
11 9 (6.12%) Unit Testing
12 7 (4.76%) Line Management
12 7 (4.76%) Web Development
12 7 (4.76%) Information Architecture
12 7 (4.76%) Web Usability
12 7 (4.76%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 102 (69.39%) C#
2 58 (39.46%) SQL
3 45 (30.61%) JavaScript
4 18 (12.24%) T-SQL
5 13 (8.84%) VB.NET
5 13 (8.84%) Java
6 9 (6.12%) PowerShell
6 9 (6.12%) VBScript
7 8 (5.44%) XAML
8 7 (4.76%) PL/SQL
9 5 (3.40%) VB
10 4 (2.72%) PHP
11 2 (1.36%) Perl
11 2 (1.36%) C
11 2 (1.36%) COBOL
11 2 (1.36%) VB6
12 1 (0.68%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.68%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (6.80%) Degree
2 3 (2.04%) HND
3 2 (1.36%) ISEB
3 2 (1.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.36%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.36%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.44%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (3.40%) Active Directory
2 4 (2.72%) ISA Server
3 1 (0.68%) XenApp
3 1 (0.68%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (1.36%) SCCM
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Oracle
2 20 (13.61%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.12%) SAP
4 4 (2.72%) Adobe
4 4 (2.72%) Remedy
5 3 (2.04%) Telerik
6 2 (1.36%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.36%) Northgate
7 1 (0.68%) Twitter
7 1 (0.68%) Seapine
7 1 (0.68%) VMware
7 1 (0.68%) CheckPoint
7 1 (0.68%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.68%) Citrix
7 1 (0.68%) HP
7 1 (0.68%) Cisco
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