The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Compact Framework skills in IT contracts advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Compact Framework over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Compact Framework
Rank - 608 586
Contract jobs citing .NET Compact Framework 0 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK - 0.008% 0.004%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category - 0.029% 0.015%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 1
Average daily rate - £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate - £400 £350
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised across the UK.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
UK
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
14606 13867 13355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 28.39% 26.78% 26.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 10113 9219 8392
Average daily rate £400 £398 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 261 196 274
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.50 £33.84
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.40% -1.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £20.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.62 £46.50 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £34.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+15.44% +3.03%

.NET Compact Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Compact Framework within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Compact Framework Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Daily Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Compact Framework within the UK.

.NET Compact Framework Daily Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Hourly Rate Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Compact Framework within the UK.

.NET Compact Framework Hourly Rate Trend in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing .NET Compact Framework 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 Compact Framework.

1 11 (100.00%) C#
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows CE
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
3 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (63.64%) Scrum
3 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
4 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
5 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (45.45%) BDD
5 5 (45.45%) OO
5 5 (45.45%) OOD
5 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
6 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (18.18%) Oracle
6 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
7 1 (9.09%) Firmware
7 1 (9.09%) C
7 1 (9.09%) Electronics
7 1 (9.09%) C++
7 1 (9.09%) Java
7 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
7 1 (9.09%) System Testing
7 1 (9.09%) WPF
7 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems

.NET Compact Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT contractor jobs within the UK citing .NET Compact Framework 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 Compact Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 8 (72.73%) Visual Studio
2 5 (45.45%) SpecFlow
2 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (81.82%) Developer
2 6 (54.55%) .NET Developer
2 6 (54.55%) C# Developer
3 5 (45.45%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (45.45%) Software Developer
4 3 (27.27%) Developer in Test
5 2 (18.18%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (18.18%) C# Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Automation Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Senior Test Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation Engineer
6 1 (9.09%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
1 11 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
3 1 (9.09%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (63.64%) Scrum
1 7 (63.64%) Unit Testing
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) Manual Testing
3 5 (45.45%) BDD
3 5 (45.45%) OO
3 5 (45.45%) OOD
4 1 (9.09%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) System Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) C
2 1 (9.09%) C++
2 1 (9.09%) Java
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
1 2 (18.18%) Oracle