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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 15 5 9
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET 79 134 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.31% 17.82% 12.83%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 52.32% 69.79% 51.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 71 54
Average daily rate
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£389 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.66% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
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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
151 192 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 17.79% 25.53% 24.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 106 103
Average daily rate £388 £375 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +12.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £313 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 29 August 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 29 August 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.

1 104 (74.82%) C#
2 67 (48.20%) ASP.NET
3 62 (44.60%) MVC
4 59 (42.45%) Finance
5 53 (38.13%) SQL
5 53 (38.13%) TDD
6 51 (36.69%) Scrum
7 49 (35.25%) ASP.NET MVC
8 46 (33.09%) Oracle
9 43 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (30.22%) Continuous Integration
11 38 (27.34%) OO
12 37 (26.62%) .NET Framework
13 31 (22.30%) JavaScript
13 31 (22.30%) WCF
13 31 (22.30%) BDD
14 30 (21.58%) HTML
15 29 (20.86%) Visual Studio
15 29 (20.86%) Microsoft
15 29 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
16 28 (20.14%) SOA
17 27 (19.42%) CSS
18 26 (18.71%) SQL Server
19 25 (17.99%) jQuery
19 25 (17.99%) Oracle Database
20 24 (17.27%) Web Development
21 23 (16.55%) Domain-Driven Design
22 22 (15.83%) Selenium
22 22 (15.83%) PL/SQL
23 21 (15.11%) N-Tier

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 17 (12.23%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.19%) SharePoint 2013
3 7 (5.04%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (3.60%) CMS
4 5 (3.60%) BizTalk Server
5 4 (2.88%) Content Management Server
6 2 (1.44%) Lync
6 2 (1.44%) ColdFusion
6 2 (1.44%) IIS
6 2 (1.44%) Papyrus
6 2 (1.44%) DNN
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Portal
7 1 (0.72%) Kentico
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (0.72%) WebSphere Application Server
7 1 (0.72%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (0.72%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (3.60%) MS Office
2 2 (1.44%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.44%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 11 (7.91%) Oracle Applications
2 5 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 4 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.44%) Exstream
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.72%) PaaS
1 1 (0.72%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.44%) HTTPS
1 2 (1.44%) Firewall
1 2 (1.44%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.72%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (0.72%) WEP
2 1 (0.72%) IPsec
2 1 (0.72%) SSL
2 1 (0.72%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.72%) VPN
2 1 (0.72%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (18.71%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.99%) Oracle Database
3 11 (7.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (5.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server 2005
5 3 (2.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (2.16%) Oracle Reports
5 3 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.44%) DTS
7 1 (0.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 29 (20.86%) Visual Studio
1 29 (20.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 22 (15.83%) Selenium
3 16 (11.51%) NUnit
4 11 (7.91%) WebDriver
5 4 (2.88%) MSBuild
5 4 (2.88%) Octopus Deploy
5 4 (2.88%) QuickTest Pro
5 4 (2.88%) TeamCity
6 3 (2.16%) JMeter
6 3 (2.16%) Oracle Forms
7 2 (1.44%) PhantomJS
7 2 (1.44%) SoapUI
7 2 (1.44%) JIRA
7 2 (1.44%) WatiN
8 1 (0.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 59 (42.45%) Finance
2 7 (5.04%) Marketing
2 7 (5.04%) Automotive
3 5 (3.60%) Banking
3 5 (3.60%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.60%) Electronics
3 5 (3.60%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.88%) Retail
5 2 (1.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 56 (40.29%) Developer
2 32 (23.02%) .NET Developer
3 20 (14.39%) Development Manager
4 19 (13.67%) Analyst
5 15 (10.79%) Web Development Manager
5 15 (10.79%) Web Manager
6 14 (10.07%) C# Developer
7 11 (7.91%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (6.47%) Test Analyst
9 8 (5.76%) Agile .NET Developer
9 8 (5.76%) Agile C# Developer
10 7 (5.04%) ScrumMaster
10 7 (5.04%) Architect
10 7 (5.04%) Senior Developer
11 5 (3.60%) C# ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.60%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Test Engineer
11 5 (3.60%) Web Developer
11 5 (3.60%) Consultant
11 5 (3.60%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (48.20%) ASP.NET
2 49 (35.25%) ASP.NET MVC
3 37 (26.62%) .NET Framework
4 31 (22.30%) WCF
5 30 (21.58%) HTML
6 27 (19.42%) CSS
7 25 (17.99%) jQuery
8 17 (12.23%) Web Services
9 14 (10.07%) XSL
9 14 (10.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 13 (9.35%) XML
11 11 (7.91%) XHTML
12 10 (7.19%) KnockoutJS
12 10 (7.19%) AngularJS
12 10 (7.19%) Backbone.js
12 10 (7.19%) NHibernate
13 8 (5.76%) ASP.NET MVC 3
14 7 (5.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 7 (5.04%) HTML5
15 6 (4.32%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 21 (15.11%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.60%) DTV
2 5 (3.60%) EPoS
3 3 (2.16%) Computer Science
3 3 (2.16%) CESG
3 3 (2.16%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.72%) Data Integration
4 1 (0.72%) Statistics
4 1 (0.72%) Chip and PIN
4 1 (0.72%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (11.51%) Windows
2 9 (6.47%) UNIX
3 8 (5.76%) Windows NT
4 2 (1.44%) Linux
4 2 (1.44%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (0.72%) zOS
5 1 (0.72%) Windows CE
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.72%) AIX
5 1 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.60%) MVC
2 53 (38.13%) TDD
3 51 (36.69%) Scrum
4 43 (30.94%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (30.22%) Continuous Integration
6 38 (27.34%) OO
7 31 (22.30%) BDD
8 28 (20.14%) SOA
9 24 (17.27%) Web Development
10 23 (16.55%) Domain-Driven Design
11 20 (14.39%) Waterfall
12 19 (13.67%) Automated Testing
13 14 (10.07%) PRINCE2
14 11 (7.91%) Matrix Management
15 10 (7.19%) Web Usability
15 10 (7.19%) Information Architecture
16 9 (6.47%) Migration
16 9 (6.47%) Project Management
17 8 (5.76%) OOD
17 8 (5.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 104 (74.82%) C#
2 53 (38.13%) SQL
3 31 (22.30%) JavaScript
4 22 (15.83%) PL/SQL
5 16 (11.51%) Java
6 9 (6.47%) T-SQL
6 9 (6.47%) VBScript
7 8 (5.76%) VB.NET
8 6 (4.32%) PowerShell
9 5 (3.60%) VB
10 2 (1.44%) VBA
10 2 (1.44%) C
11 1 (0.72%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.72%) Perl
11 1 (0.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (5.76%) SC Cleared
1 8 (5.76%) Security Cleared
2 6 (4.32%) Degree
3 5 (3.60%) ISEB
4 3 (2.16%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.44%) HND
5 2 (1.44%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 1 (0.72%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.72%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.19%) QA
2 1 (0.72%) HL7
2 1 (0.72%) SLA
2 1 (0.72%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.88%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.72%) XenApp
2 1 (0.72%) vSphere
2 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 5 (3.60%) SCCM
2 1 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (33.09%) Oracle
2 29 (20.86%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.47%) SAP
4 4 (2.88%) HP
5 2 (1.44%) Telerik
6 1 (0.72%) Lotus
6 1 (0.72%) VMware
6 1 (0.72%) Cisco
6 1 (0.72%) IBM
6 1 (0.72%) Citrix
6 1 (0.72%) Twitter