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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Compact Framework over the 3 months to 1 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
1 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Compact Framework
UK
Rank 590 - 617
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing .NET Compact Framework 1 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 0.002% - 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.007% - 0.035%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 5
Median daily rate £450 - £375
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median 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
13997 14798 14086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the UK 31.24% 28.45% 26.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 9769 10161 9261
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 240 192
Median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.32 £21.70 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £60.62 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +10.71%

.NET Compact Framework
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of contract jobs citing .NET Compact Framework as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 2 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Compact Framework within the UK over the 3 months to 1 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London - 1 £450 -
England - 1 £450 - 2

.NET Compact Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Compact Framework also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads with a requirement for .NET Compact Framework.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) SQLite
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Assembla
2 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) Yocto
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) OO
2 1 (50.00%) FTP
2 1 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) SSL
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 1 (50.00%) Firmware

.NET Compact Framework
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) 802.15
1 1 (50.00%) FTP
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
1 1 (50.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (50.00%) SSL
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Android Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Kernel Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) 802.1X
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WCF
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (50.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Android
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) C++
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Assembla