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 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 (dotNet)
Rank 22 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET 56 45 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 6.36% 8.54% 11.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.72% 42.06% 57.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 31 53
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £285 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £500 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
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
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 18 April 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 18 April 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.

1 103 (76.30%) C#
2 62 (45.93%) JavaScript
3 59 (43.70%) ASP.NET
4 50 (37.04%) Scrum
5 48 (35.56%) TDD
6 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
7 46 (34.07%) HTML
7 46 (34.07%) SQL Server
8 45 (33.33%) MVC
9 39 (28.89%) jQuery
10 38 (28.15%) OO
11 37 (27.41%) Visual Studio
12 36 (26.67%) Microsoft
13 32 (23.70%) Finance
14 29 (21.48%) Team Foundation Server
15 28 (20.74%) CSS
16 27 (20.00%) .NET Framework
17 26 (19.26%) WCF
17 26 (19.26%) NUnit
17 26 (19.26%) Oracle
17 26 (19.26%) SQL
18 25 (18.52%) HTML5
19 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
20 23 (17.04%) Automated Testing
21 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
21 22 (16.30%) SOA
22 19 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
22 19 (14.07%) Oracle Database
23 16 (11.85%) Web Services
23 16 (11.85%) Oracle Database 11g

.NET
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 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 13 (9.63%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 10 (7.41%) Kentico
3 9 (6.67%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (5.93%) SharePoint
5 7 (5.19%) CMS
6 5 (3.70%) Content Management Server
7 2 (1.48%) Papyrus
7 2 (1.48%) Lync
7 2 (1.48%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.74%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.74%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) MS Office
2 3 (2.22%) MS Project
2 3 (2.22%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.74%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.48%) SAP CRM
2 2 (1.48%) Exstream
3 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.48%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.74%) WEP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (34.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (14.07%) Oracle Database
3 16 (11.85%) Oracle Database 11g
4 12 (8.89%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (2.22%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.22%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.48%) DB2
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.74%) MySQL
7 1 (0.74%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 37 (27.41%) Visual Studio
2 29 (21.48%) Team Foundation Server
3 26 (19.26%) NUnit
4 8 (5.93%) Selenium
5 5 (3.70%) WebDriver
5 5 (3.70%) WiX
5 5 (3.70%) MSI
6 4 (2.96%) SoapUI
6 4 (2.96%) PhantomJS
7 3 (2.22%) Axure RP
7 3 (2.22%) Xcode
7 3 (2.22%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.48%) JMeter
9 1 (0.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (0.74%) NMock
9 1 (0.74%) Moq
General
1 32 (23.70%) Finance
2 4 (2.96%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.96%) Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Billing
4 2 (1.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 101 (74.81%) Developer
2 56 (41.48%) .NET Developer
3 39 (28.89%) C# Developer
4 29 (21.48%) C# .NET Developer
5 22 (16.30%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 21 (15.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 17 (12.59%) Senior Developer
8 13 (9.63%) Agile C# Developer
8 13 (9.63%) Analyst
9 10 (7.41%) Web Developer
9 10 (7.41%) Agile .NET Developer
10 8 (5.93%) Front-End Developer
11 7 (5.19%) Senior Front-End Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Test Analyst
12 6 (4.44%) Front-End Web Developer
12 6 (4.44%) ScrumMaster
12 6 (4.44%) Senior Web Developer
12 6 (4.44%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (3.70%) UI Designer
13 5 (3.70%) Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (43.70%) ASP.NET
2 46 (34.07%) HTML
3 39 (28.89%) jQuery
4 28 (20.74%) CSS
5 27 (20.00%) .NET Framework
6 26 (19.26%) WCF
7 25 (18.52%) HTML5
8 22 (16.30%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (14.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 16 (11.85%) Web Services
11 15 (11.11%) CSS3
11 15 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
12 14 (10.37%) AngularJS
13 12 (8.89%) XML
13 12 (8.89%) Backbone.js
13 12 (8.89%) NHibernate
14 11 (8.15%) XHTML
15 8 (5.93%) Ajax
15 8 (5.93%) ASP.NET Web Forms
16 7 (5.19%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 7 (5.19%) EPoS
3 3 (2.22%) iPad
3 3 (2.22%) iPhone
3 3 (2.22%) CESG
4 2 (1.48%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.74%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.74%) Statistics
5 1 (0.74%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.74%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (0.74%) DTV
5 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (7.41%) Windows
2 5 (3.70%) Android
2 5 (3.70%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (0.74%) Windows CE
3 1 (0.74%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (0.74%) Linux
3 1 (0.74%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (37.04%) Scrum
2 48 (35.56%) TDD
3 47 (34.81%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (33.33%) MVC
5 38 (28.15%) OO
6 24 (17.78%) Continuous Integration
7 23 (17.04%) Automated Testing
8 22 (16.30%) SOA
9 13 (9.63%) CRM
10 12 (8.89%) BDD
11 11 (8.15%) Software Engineering
12 10 (7.41%) Domain-Driven Design
13 9 (6.67%) Project Management
14 8 (5.93%) Web Design
15 7 (5.19%) Configuration Management
15 7 (5.19%) UML
16 6 (4.44%) Product Management
17 5 (3.70%) Content Management
17 5 (3.70%) MVVM
17 5 (3.70%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 103 (76.30%) C#
2 62 (45.93%) JavaScript
3 26 (19.26%) SQL
4 7 (5.19%) PHP
4 7 (5.19%) VB.NET
5 6 (4.44%) T-SQL
5 6 (4.44%) VB
6 4 (2.96%) PL/SQL
6 4 (2.96%) Java
7 3 (2.22%) Objective-C
7 3 (2.22%) C++
7 3 (2.22%) VBA
8 1 (0.74%) C
8 1 (0.74%) VC++
Qualifications
1 6 (4.44%) SC Cleared
1 6 (4.44%) Security Cleared
2 4 (2.96%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.74%) HNC
4 1 (0.74%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.48%) SLA
1 2 (1.48%) QA
2 1 (0.74%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (3.70%) SCCM
Vendors
1 36 (26.67%) Microsoft
2 26 (19.26%) Oracle
3 4 (2.96%) Xamarin
4 3 (2.22%) Jaspersoft
4 3 (2.22%) SAP
5 2 (1.48%) Siebel
5 2 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.48%) webMethods
5 2 (1.48%) HP
6 1 (0.74%) Business Objects