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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 20 8 9
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +1
Contract jobs citing .NET 62 81 77
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.88% 11.14% 13.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.27% 50.31% 53.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 52 35
Average daily rate
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£414 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.21% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
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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
162 161 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.98% 22.15% 25.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 92 69
Average daily rate £350 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £263
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 2 2 1
Average hourly rate £16.29 £20.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.55% -27.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 19 December 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 19 December 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 97 (70.29%) C#
2 78 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (38.41%) MVC
3 53 (38.41%) Finance
3 53 (38.41%) SQL
4 50 (36.23%) ASP.NET
5 43 (31.16%) JavaScript
6 42 (30.43%) TDD
7 40 (28.99%) .NET Framework
7 40 (28.99%) jQuery
8 38 (27.54%) WCF
8 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
9 34 (24.64%) HTML
10 33 (23.91%) Scrum
11 29 (21.01%) Visual Studio
11 29 (21.01%) OO
11 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET MVC
11 29 (21.01%) BDD
12 28 (20.29%) Selenium
12 28 (20.29%) Oracle
13 25 (18.12%) KnockoutJS
14 24 (17.39%) AngularJS
14 24 (17.39%) CSS
15 22 (15.94%) Windows
16 21 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
17 19 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (13.04%) Oracle Database
19 17 (12.32%) Java
19 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
19 17 (12.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 14 (10.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.25%) CMS
2 10 (7.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (4.35%) Kentico
4 5 (3.62%) IIS
5 2 (1.45%) SAS
5 2 (1.45%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.45%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (1.45%) DNN
5 2 (1.45%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.72%) Drupal
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.72%) Node.js
6 1 (0.72%) WordPress
6 1 (0.72%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Portal
6 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (2.17%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.45%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.72%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 6 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (1.45%) Oracle Applications
2 2 (1.45%) ResourceLink
2 2 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) TIBCO iProcess
3 1 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.72%) DHCP
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) VPN
2 1 (0.72%) DNS
2 1 (0.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.72%) SAN
2 1 (0.72%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (27.54%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.04%) Oracle Database
3 12 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (2.90%) DTS
4 4 (2.90%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.45%) Ingres
6 2 (1.45%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 29 (21.01%) Visual Studio
2 28 (20.29%) Selenium
3 21 (15.22%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.97%) NUnit
4 11 (7.97%) TeamCity
4 11 (7.97%) WebDriver
5 9 (6.52%) Octopus Deploy
6 6 (4.35%) QuickTest Pro
6 6 (4.35%) MSBuild
7 5 (3.62%) MSTest
7 5 (3.62%) JMeter
8 3 (2.17%) JIRA
8 3 (2.17%) WatiN
8 3 (2.17%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.72%) Jasmine
9 1 (0.72%) CruiseControl
9 1 (0.72%) Subversion
General
1 53 (38.41%) Finance
2 8 (5.80%) Marketing
3 7 (5.07%) Automotive
4 6 (4.35%) Manufacturing
4 6 (4.35%) Electronics
4 6 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.90%) Back Office
5 4 (2.90%) Banking
6 3 (2.17%) Retail
7 1 (0.72%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (63.04%) Developer
2 43 (31.16%) .NET Developer
3 18 (13.04%) C# Developer
4 13 (9.42%) C# .NET Developer
5 11 (7.97%) Analyst
5 11 (7.97%) Senior Developer
6 9 (6.52%) ASP.NET Developer
6 9 (6.52%) Web Developer
7 8 (5.80%) WPF Developer
8 7 (5.07%) SQL Developer
8 7 (5.07%) Test Manager
9 6 (4.35%) Database Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Test Engineer
9 6 (4.35%) Agile .NET Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Agile C# Developer
9 6 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 6 (4.35%) SQL Database Developer
10 5 (3.62%) Web Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Web Development Manager
10 5 (3.62%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (36.23%) ASP.NET
2 40 (28.99%) .NET Framework
2 40 (28.99%) jQuery
3 38 (27.54%) WCF
4 34 (24.64%) HTML
5 29 (21.01%) ASP.NET MVC
6 25 (18.12%) KnockoutJS
7 24 (17.39%) AngularJS
7 24 (17.39%) CSS
8 17 (12.32%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 15 (10.87%) Backbone.js
10 14 (10.14%) WPF
10 14 (10.14%) WinForms
11 13 (9.42%) Web Services
12 12 (8.70%) HTML5
13 11 (7.97%) XML
13 11 (7.97%) NHibernate
14 10 (7.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 9 (6.52%) XHTML
15 9 (6.52%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (5.80%) EPoS
3 6 (4.35%) DTV
4 5 (3.62%) Computer Science
5 3 (2.17%) Performance Metrics
5 3 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 3 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.45%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.45%) Social Media
6 2 (1.45%) SCADA
6 2 (1.45%) User Experience
7 1 (0.72%) CMDB
7 1 (0.72%) Credit Risk
7 1 (0.72%) Market Risk
7 1 (0.72%) New Media
7 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.72%) Chip and PIN
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.94%) Windows
2 13 (9.42%) UNIX
3 10 (7.25%) Windows NT
4 3 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (1.45%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (0.72%) AIX
6 1 (0.72%) Linux
6 1 (0.72%) zOS
6 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (56.52%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (38.41%) MVC
3 42 (30.43%) TDD
4 33 (23.91%) Scrum
5 29 (21.01%) OO
5 29 (21.01%) BDD
6 19 (13.77%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (11.59%) MVVM
7 16 (11.59%) SOA
8 15 (10.87%) Domain-Driven Design
9 14 (10.14%) Automated Testing
10 12 (8.70%) Web Development
10 12 (8.70%) OOD
11 11 (7.97%) Waterfall
12 10 (7.25%) Software Engineering
13 7 (5.07%) Root Cause Analysis
13 7 (5.07%) Line Management
13 7 (5.07%) Test Automation
13 7 (5.07%) Web Usability
13 7 (5.07%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 97 (70.29%) C#
2 53 (38.41%) SQL
3 43 (31.16%) JavaScript
4 17 (12.32%) Java
5 15 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 11 (7.97%) VBScript
7 10 (7.25%) PowerShell
7 10 (7.25%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.80%) XAML
8 8 (5.80%) PL/SQL
9 4 (2.90%) VB
9 4 (2.90%) PHP
10 3 (2.17%) Perl
11 2 (1.45%) C
11 2 (1.45%) COBOL
11 2 (1.45%) VB6
12 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 10 (7.25%) Degree
2 4 (2.90%) ISEB
3 3 (2.17%) HND
4 2 (1.45%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.45%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.45%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.97%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) HL7
System Software
1 4 (2.90%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (0.72%) vSphere
2 1 (0.72%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (1.45%) SCCM
Vendors
1 28 (20.29%) Oracle
2 17 (12.32%) Microsoft
3 10 (7.25%) SAP
4 3 (2.17%) Telerik
4 3 (2.17%) Adobe
5 2 (1.45%) Remedy
5 2 (1.45%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.45%) Northgate
6 1 (0.72%) Twitter
6 1 (0.72%) Seapine
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) HP
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) CheckPoint
6 1 (0.72%) TIBCO
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