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 5 May 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 14 28 11
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET 83 52 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 9.27% 5.93% 10.20%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 38.79% 25.24% 45.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 33 37
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £258 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £38.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +1.44%
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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
214 206 115
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 23.91% 23.49% 22.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 112 78
Average daily rate £325 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £286
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Average hourly rate - £15.97 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -58.51%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -

.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 5 May 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 5 May 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.

1 103 (65.19%) C#
2 69 (43.67%) SQL
3 58 (36.71%) ASP.NET
3 58 (36.71%) MVC
4 56 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (34.18%) SQL Server
6 46 (29.11%) WCF
7 45 (28.48%) JavaScript
8 42 (26.58%) HTML
8 42 (26.58%) Visual Studio
8 42 (26.58%) jQuery
9 41 (25.95%) .NET Framework
9 41 (25.95%) Finance
10 35 (22.15%) ASP.NET MVC
11 33 (20.89%) Scrum
12 32 (20.25%) OO
13 31 (19.62%) CSS
14 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
14 29 (18.35%) TDD
15 28 (17.72%) Oracle
16 27 (17.09%) Windows
17 26 (16.46%) SharePoint
18 25 (15.82%) Web Services
19 24 (15.19%) XML
20 22 (13.92%) KnockoutJS
21 20 (12.66%) AngularJS
22 19 (12.03%) MVVM
23 17 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
23 17 (10.76%) WPF
24 16 (10.13%) Web Development

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 26 (16.46%) SharePoint
2 14 (8.86%) Kentico
2 14 (8.86%) CMS
3 13 (8.23%) BizTalk Server
4 11 (6.96%) IIS
5 6 (3.80%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.90%) ArcGIS
6 3 (1.90%) Umbraco
6 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (1.27%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (0.63%) Drupal
8 1 (0.63%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.63%) WordPress
8 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.63%) Node.js
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 13 (8.23%) MS Excel
2 12 (7.59%) MS Office
3 4 (2.53%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (6.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.63%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) LDAP
2 2 (1.27%) DHCP
2 2 (1.27%) DNS
2 2 (1.27%) Internet
3 1 (0.63%) SAN
3 1 (0.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (34.18%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 11 (6.96%) DB2
3 11 (6.96%) DB2 UDB
4 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
4 8 (5.06%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (3.80%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (3.16%) MySQL
7 4 (2.53%) Oracle Database
8 3 (1.90%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.63%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.63%) SQLite
10 1 (0.63%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 42 (26.58%) Visual Studio
2 17 (10.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 16 (10.13%) NUnit
4 7 (4.43%) Selenium
5 5 (3.16%) TeamCity
5 5 (3.16%) WebDriver
6 4 (2.53%) Toad
7 3 (1.90%) JIRA
7 3 (1.90%) MSTest
7 3 (1.90%) Octopus Deploy
7 3 (1.90%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.27%) Moq
8 2 (1.27%) Subversion
8 2 (1.27%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.63%) JMeter
9 1 (0.63%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.63%) Git (software)
9 1 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 1 (0.63%) NeoLoad
General
1 41 (25.95%) Finance
2 12 (7.59%) Banking
3 5 (3.16%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.16%) Marketing
4 3 (1.90%) Back Office
4 3 (1.90%) Electronics
4 3 (1.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.27%) Games
6 1 (0.63%) Automotive
6 1 (0.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 115 (72.78%) Developer
2 56 (35.44%) .NET Developer
3 22 (13.92%) Web Developer
4 16 (10.13%) Analyst
5 13 (8.23%) C# Developer
6 12 (7.59%) Senior Developer
7 10 (6.33%) Security Analyst
8 8 (5.06%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (5.06%) BizTalk Administrator
9 7 (4.43%) Administrator
9 7 (4.43%) IT Security Analyst
9 7 (4.43%) WPF Developer
10 6 (3.80%) Front-End Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Software Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Architect
11 5 (3.16%) ASP.NET Developer
11 5 (3.16%) BizTalk Developer
11 5 (3.16%) SharePoint Developer
11 5 (3.16%) Agile .NET Developer
11 5 (3.16%) AWS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (36.71%) ASP.NET
2 46 (29.11%) WCF
3 42 (26.58%) HTML
3 42 (26.58%) jQuery
4 41 (25.95%) .NET Framework
5 35 (22.15%) ASP.NET MVC
6 31 (19.62%) CSS
7 25 (15.82%) Web Services
8 24 (15.19%) XML
9 22 (13.92%) KnockoutJS
10 20 (12.66%) AngularJS
11 17 (10.76%) WPF
12 16 (10.13%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 15 (9.49%) WinForms
13 15 (9.49%) SOAP
14 11 (6.96%) Entity Framework
15 10 (6.33%) NHibernate
15 10 (6.33%) Ajax
16 9 (5.70%) LINQ
16 9 (5.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 10 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (5.70%) Computer Science
3 8 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 7 (4.43%) SCADA
5 5 (3.16%) Client/Server
6 4 (2.53%) Mobile App
6 4 (2.53%) N-Tier
6 4 (2.53%) Clustering
7 3 (1.90%) DTV
7 3 (1.90%) GIS
7 3 (1.90%) EPoS
7 3 (1.90%) Social Media
8 2 (1.27%) User Experience
8 2 (1.27%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.63%) Telematics
9 1 (0.63%) New Media
9 1 (0.63%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (0.63%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 27 (17.09%) Windows
2 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (6.33%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (5.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (1.90%) MVS
4 3 (1.90%) UNIX
4 3 (1.90%) Linux
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
5 2 (1.27%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (36.71%) MVC
2 56 (35.44%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (20.89%) Scrum
4 32 (20.25%) OO
5 29 (18.35%) TDD
6 19 (12.03%) MVVM
7 16 (10.13%) Web Development
8 15 (9.49%) Software Engineering
8 15 (9.49%) Unit Testing
9 14 (8.86%) Automated Testing
9 14 (8.86%) SOA
10 13 (8.23%) OOD
10 13 (8.23%) BDD
11 11 (6.96%) Technical Analysis
12 10 (6.33%) CRM
13 9 (5.70%) Security Management
13 9 (5.70%) Project Management
13 9 (5.70%) Data Protection
14 8 (5.06%) Performance Tuning
14 8 (5.06%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 103 (65.19%) C#
2 69 (43.67%) SQL
3 45 (28.48%) JavaScript
4 15 (9.49%) T-SQL
4 15 (9.49%) VB
5 12 (7.59%) PowerShell
6 9 (5.70%) VB.NET
7 8 (5.06%) Java
8 7 (4.43%) XAML
8 7 (4.43%) C++
9 6 (3.80%) VBScript
10 4 (2.53%) PHP
11 3 (1.90%) Ruby
12 1 (0.63%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.63%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.63%) C
12 1 (0.63%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 8 (5.06%) Degree
1 8 (5.06%) CISSP
1 8 (5.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (2.53%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) SLA
2 5 (3.16%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (5.70%) ISA Server
2 4 (2.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.63%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (0.63%) Control-M
1 1 (0.63%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.63%) SCCM
1 1 (0.63%) SCOM
Vendors
1 29 (18.35%) Microsoft
2 28 (17.72%) Oracle
3 9 (5.70%) Remedy
4 4 (2.53%) Akamai
4 4 (2.53%) Adobe
4 4 (2.53%) TIBCO
5 3 (1.90%) ESRI
5 3 (1.90%) SAP
5 3 (1.90%) Cyber-Ark
6 2 (1.27%) Lotus
7 1 (0.63%) VMware
7 1 (0.63%) Citrix
7 1 (0.63%) Cisco
7 1 (0.63%) IBM
7 1 (0.63%) Business Objects
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.63%) Facebook
7 1 (0.63%) Twitter
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