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 3 months to 23 June 2017 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
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 15 14
Rank change year-on-year -44 -1  
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 84 108
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 2.84% 8.80% 8.79%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 9.01% 33.07% 33.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 68 71
Median daily rate £400 £350 £316
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.28% +10.67%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £439
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £338
% change year-on-year +3.57% +3.70%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Median hourly rate £60.00 - £41.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.38 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +8.43% -  

.NET is in the industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 322 254 320
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 31.54% 26.60% 26.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 133 182
Median daily rate £375 £338 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +3.84%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £459 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Median hourly rate £29.00 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -22.66% -6.25%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +18.05% -10.00%  

.NET
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire citing .NET as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 June 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
Milton Keynes -29 23 £388 +10.71% 16
Aylesbury -8 3 £408 +12.41% 7
High Wycombe -5 2 £370 +5.71% 1
.NET
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT contractor jobs citing .NET also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for .NET.

1 57 (64.04%) C#
2 54 (60.67%) HTML
3 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (57.30%) JavaScript
5 43 (48.31%) CSS
6 42 (47.19%) ASP.NET
7 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
8 31 (34.83%) MVC
9 27 (30.34%) .NET Framework
10 26 (29.21%) HTML5
11 24 (26.97%) jQuery
12 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
13 21 (23.60%) SQL
13 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
14 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
14 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
15 16 (17.98%) SC Cleared
15 16 (17.98%) Web Development
15 16 (17.98%) Ajax
16 15 (16.85%) WCF
16 15 (16.85%) CSS3
17 14 (15.73%) XML
17 14 (15.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
18 13 (14.61%) Windows
18 13 (14.61%) CRM
18 13 (14.61%) Dynamics CRM
18 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
18 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio Team System
19 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure

.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 11 (12.36%) CMS
2 7 (7.87%) EPiServer
2 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.62%) SharePoint 2013
3 5 (5.62%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.25%) IIS
5 1 (1.12%) Kentico
5 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (14.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (7.87%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (4.49%) SaaS
4 2 (2.25%) Google Analytics
5 1 (1.12%) Office 365
5 1 (1.12%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.74%) Intranet
2 5 (5.62%) Extranet
3 3 (3.37%) Firewall
3 3 (3.37%) LDAP
4 1 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (1.12%) Network Security
4 1 (1.12%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (44.94%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.37%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) Big Data
5 2 (2.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (2.25%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.12%) QlikView
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 18 (20.22%) Visual Studio
2 13 (14.61%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (8.99%) Selenium
4 4 (4.49%) LoadRunner
4 4 (4.49%) SoapUI
4 4 (4.49%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (4.49%) WebDriver
5 3 (3.37%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
6 2 (2.25%) Ant
6 2 (2.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.25%) Gradle
6 2 (2.25%) Hudson
6 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.25%) JIRA
6 2 (2.25%) Subversion
6 2 (2.25%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.12%) JIRA Agile
7 1 (1.12%) MSBuild
7 1 (1.12%) NUnit
General
1 11 (12.36%) Finance
1 11 (12.36%) Marketing
2 3 (3.37%) Automotive
2 3 (3.37%) Banking
3 2 (2.25%) German Language
3 2 (2.25%) Retail
4 1 (1.12%) Advertising
4 1 (1.12%) Back Office
4 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 67 (75.28%) Developer
2 25 (28.09%) C# Developer
3 24 (26.97%) .NET Developer
4 17 (19.10%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (14.61%) CRM Developer
5 13 (14.61%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Microsoft Developer
6 10 (11.24%) Web Developer
7 9 (10.11%) Analyst
7 9 (10.11%) ASP.NET Developer
8 8 (8.99%) SQL Developer
8 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Developer
9 7 (7.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (6.74%) EPiServer Developer
10 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
11 5 (5.62%) C# Software Developer
11 5 (5.62%) C# Web Developer
11 5 (5.62%) Tester
12 4 (4.49%) Sitecore Developer
12 4 (4.49%) Web Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (60.67%) HTML
2 43 (48.31%) CSS
3 42 (47.19%) ASP.NET
4 27 (30.34%) .NET Framework
5 26 (29.21%) HTML5
6 24 (26.97%) jQuery
7 22 (24.72%) ASP.NET Web API
8 21 (23.60%) ASP.NET MVC
9 16 (17.98%) Ajax
10 15 (16.85%) CSS3
10 15 (16.85%) WCF
11 14 (15.73%) XML
12 13 (14.61%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 11 (12.36%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 10 (11.24%) SOAP
15 7 (7.87%) AngularJS
15 7 (7.87%) XHTML
16 6 (6.74%) Razor View Engine
17 5 (5.62%) Entity Framework
18 4 (4.49%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.37%) User Experience
2 2 (2.25%) Digital Media
2 2 (2.25%) iPad
2 2 (2.25%) iPhone
2 2 (2.25%) Linux Command Line
2 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.12%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.12%) EPoS
3 1 (1.12%) Infotainment
3 1 (1.12%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.61%) Windows
2 5 (5.62%) Linux
3 4 (4.49%) Android
3 4 (4.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.37%) Windows Server
5 2 (2.25%) AIX
5 2 (2.25%) Solaris
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.25%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.12%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (58.43%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (34.83%) MVC
3 16 (17.98%) Web Development
4 14 (15.73%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 13 (14.61%) CRM
6 11 (12.36%) TDD
7 10 (11.24%) Test Automation
8 7 (7.87%) BDD
8 7 (7.87%) Continuous Integration
8 7 (7.87%) OO
9 6 (6.74%) E-Commerce
10 5 (5.62%) DevOps
10 5 (5.62%) Open Source
10 5 (5.62%) Software Testing
11 4 (4.49%) API Testing
11 4 (4.49%) Front End Development
11 4 (4.49%) Scrum
11 4 (4.49%) SDLC
11 4 (4.49%) Unit Testing
12 3 (3.37%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (64.04%) C#
2 51 (57.30%) JavaScript
3 21 (23.60%) SQL
4 10 (11.24%) Java
5 9 (10.11%) PowerShell
5 9 (10.11%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.49%) Python
6 4 (4.49%) VB.NET
7 3 (3.37%) PHP
8 2 (2.25%) F#
8 2 (2.25%) Perl
8 2 (2.25%) PL/SQL
8 2 (2.25%) TypeScript
8 2 (2.25%) VBScript
9 1 (1.12%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.12%) Clojure
9 1 (1.12%) ES6
9 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
2 16 (17.98%) SC Cleared
3 11 (12.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (3.37%) Degree
5 1 (1.12%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (1.12%) CISSP
5 1 (1.12%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.12%) GCIA
5 1 (1.12%) GCIH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (3.37%) Ansible
Vendors
1 21 (23.60%) Microsoft
2 6 (6.74%) Oracle
3 4 (4.49%) Red Hat
3 4 (4.49%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.25%) Adobe
4 2 (2.25%) DevExpress
4 2 (2.25%) Google
4 2 (2.25%) Telerik
5 1 (1.12%) Apple
5 1 (1.12%) ArcSight
5 1 (1.12%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.12%) HP
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) Xamarin
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