Period
to 15 June 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for .NET skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET over the 6 months to 15 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
South East > Buckinghamshire
6 months to
15 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 12 28 37
Rank change year-on-year +16 +9 -19
Contract jobs citing .NET 154 116 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 10.12% 5.70% 4.85%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 33.41% 16.67% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 93 56
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £475 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +13.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £338 £313 £263
90th Percentile £638 £550 £459
South East median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate - £46.00 £60.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -23.33% -
South East median hourly rate £50.25 £43.75 £45.00
% change year-on-year +14.86% -2.78% +11.80%

.NET is in the Software Libraries and Frameworks category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
Buckinghamshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 461 696 545
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 30.29% 34.20% 27.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 394 228
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £425 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +8.97% +6.85%
10th Percentile £306 £325 £299
90th Percentile £605 £554 £525
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 4
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £34.00 £44.25 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -23.16% +105.81% -28.33%
10th Percentile £20.19 £36.25 £13.48
90th Percentile £46.75 £51.38 £53.05
South East median hourly rate £48.40 £42.50 £43.00
% change year-on-year +13.88% -1.16% +7.50%

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings citing .NET as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for .NET in Buckinghamshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing .NET in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET in Buckinghamshire

.NET
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing .NET in Buckinghamshire over the 6 months to 15 June 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for .NET in Buckinghamshire

.NET
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET in Buckinghamshire

.NET
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET within the Buckinghamshire region over the 6 months to 15 June 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes +8 83 £500 +17.65% 39
High Wycombe +1 25 £450 +28.57% 4
Aylesbury +9 9 £425 +10.39% 1
Marlow +4 6 £369 +13.46% 2
Amersham -1 2 £475 +11.76% 2
Beaconsfield - 2 £336 -
Gerrards Cross - 2 £300 - 4
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 15 June 2019, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 108 (70.13%) C#
2 55 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
4 46 (29.87%) SQL Server
5 45 (29.22%) .NET Framework
6 44 (28.57%) .NET Core
7 40 (25.97%) Microservices
8 35 (22.73%) MVC
9 34 (22.08%) AngularJS
10 31 (20.13%) SQL
11 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
12 29 (18.83%) ASP.NET
13 28 (18.18%) HTML
14 27 (17.53%) CSS
15 26 (16.88%) ASP.NET Web API
15 26 (16.88%) DevOps
16 25 (16.23%) Kubernetes
17 23 (14.94%) E-Commerce
17 23 (14.94%) TDD
18 21 (13.64%) Visual Studio
18 21 (13.64%) HTML5
19 20 (12.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 19 (12.34%) SOLID
20 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC
21 18 (11.69%) OO
22 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
22 17 (11.04%) Retail
22 17 (11.04%) WPF
22 17 (11.04%) Docker
23 16 (10.39%) CSS3

.NET
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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:

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.44%) CMS
2 12 (7.79%) EPiServer
3 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.95%) Apache
4 3 (1.95%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (1.30%) Confluence
5 2 (1.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 8 (5.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.65%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.65%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.65%) SAP BPC
2 1 (0.65%) SAP CRM
2 1 (0.65%) SAP Payroll
2 1 (0.65%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 50 (32.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (7.79%) PaaS
3 12 (7.79%) SaaS
4 7 (4.55%) Serverless
5 6 (3.90%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 6 (3.90%) Amazon S3
5 6 (3.90%) AWS CloudFormation
5 6 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (3.90%) CloudFront
5 6 (3.90%) Route 53
6 5 (3.25%) Amazon SQS
7 3 (1.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (1.30%) GitHub
9 1 (0.65%) Dynamics 365
9 1 (0.65%) Google Analytics
9 1 (0.65%) npm
9 1 (0.65%) Office 365
9 1 (0.65%) SuccessFactors
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.30%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.30%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (29.87%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (3.90%) Redis
4 5 (3.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 4 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (2.60%) MariaDB
5 4 (2.60%) MySQL
5 4 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 4 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (1.95%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (1.30%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.30%) RavenDB
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (1.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.65%) DB2
8 1 (0.65%) SAP Data Services
8 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.65%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 21 (13.64%) Visual Studio
2 15 (9.74%) TeamCity
3 13 (8.44%) Visual Studio Team System
4 11 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
5 10 (6.49%) Git (software)
6 7 (4.55%) Moq
6 7 (4.55%) MSTest
6 7 (4.55%) Octopus Deploy
7 6 (3.90%) SpecFlow
8 4 (2.60%) Bitbucket
8 4 (2.60%) JIRA
9 2 (1.30%) Selenium
10 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 1 (0.65%) Grunt
10 1 (0.65%) gulp
10 1 (0.65%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.65%) Subversion
10 1 (0.65%) Visual Studio Coded UI
General
1 17 (11.04%) Retail
2 16 (10.39%) Finance
3 3 (1.95%) Advertising
3 3 (1.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.65%) Banking
4 1 (0.65%) Legal
Job Titles
1 98 (63.64%) Developer
2 55 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 32 (20.78%) C# Developer
4 27 (17.53%) Architect
5 21 (13.64%) Solutions Architect
6 20 (12.99%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (12.34%) Software Developer
8 11 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
9 10 (6.49%) Team Leader
9 10 (6.49%) WPF Developer
10 9 (5.84%) C# Software Developer
10 9 (5.84%) EPiServer Developer
10 9 (5.84%) Full Stack Developer
11 8 (5.19%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
11 8 (5.19%) Technical Architect
12 7 (4.55%) Development Team Leader
12 7 (4.55%) JavaScript Developer
13 6 (3.90%) Angular Developer
13 6 (3.90%) C# WPF Developer
13 6 (3.90%) HTML Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (29.22%) .NET Framework
2 44 (28.57%) .NET Core
3 34 (22.08%) AngularJS
4 29 (18.83%) ASP.NET
5 28 (18.18%) HTML
6 27 (17.53%) CSS
7 26 (16.88%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (13.64%) HTML5
9 20 (12.99%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (12.34%) ASP.NET MVC
11 17 (11.04%) WPF
12 16 (10.39%) CSS3
12 16 (10.39%) Entity Framework
13 13 (8.44%) REST
14 12 (7.79%) jQuery
14 12 (7.79%) KnockoutJS
15 11 (7.14%) Web Services
16 10 (6.49%) JSON
17 9 (5.84%) Ajax
18 8 (5.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.74%) EPoS
2 9 (5.84%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (2.60%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.60%) User Experience
4 2 (1.30%) Cloud Native
4 2 (1.30%) Management Information System
4 2 (1.30%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.65%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.65%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.65%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.65%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.65%) Reinsurance
5 1 (0.65%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 10 (6.49%) Windows
2 4 (2.60%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (1.30%) Android
3 2 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.30%) Linux
4 1 (0.65%) Unix
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
4 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (0.65%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (35.71%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (25.97%) Microservices
3 35 (22.73%) MVC
4 26 (16.88%) DevOps
5 23 (14.94%) E-Commerce
5 23 (14.94%) TDD
6 19 (12.34%) SOLID
7 18 (11.69%) OO
8 17 (11.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 15 (9.74%) TOGAF
9 15 (9.74%) Web Development
10 14 (9.09%) BDD
10 14 (9.09%) Scrum
11 13 (8.44%) Test Automation
12 10 (6.49%) CRM
12 10 (6.49%) Mentoring
12 10 (6.49%) MVVM
13 9 (5.84%) API Development
13 9 (5.84%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
14 8 (5.19%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 108 (70.13%) C#
2 31 (20.13%) SQL
3 30 (19.48%) JavaScript
4 8 (5.19%) PowerShell
5 5 (3.25%) C++
6 4 (2.60%) Java
6 4 (2.60%) T-SQL
7 3 (1.95%) PL/SQL
7 3 (1.95%) TypeScript
7 3 (1.95%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.30%) C
9 1 (0.65%) Bourne shell
9 1 (0.65%) PHP
9 1 (0.65%) Python
9 1 (0.65%) VB
9 1 (0.65%) X++
9 1 (0.65%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (6.49%) Security Cleared
2 8 (5.19%) SC Cleared
3 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.90%) MCSA
5 4 (2.60%) DV Cleared
5 4 (2.60%) MCDBA
5 4 (2.60%) MCP
6 1 (0.65%) CISSP
6 1 (0.65%) MCITP
6 1 (0.65%) MCSD
6 1 (0.65%) MCSE
6 1 (0.65%) SSCP
6 1 (0.65%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 17 (11.04%) Docker
2 3 (1.95%) Active Directory
3 2 (1.30%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 25 (16.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft
2 5 (3.25%) SAP
3 4 (2.60%) Micro Focus
4 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.30%) Oracle
5 2 (1.30%) VMware
5 2 (1.30%) Xamarin
6 1 (0.65%) Ariba
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.65%) Concur
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.65%) OutSystems
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.65%) Telerik