The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for .NET Compact Framework skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited .NET Compact Framework over the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft .NET Compact Framework
UK / England
Rank 582 - 597
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing .NET Compact Framework 1 0 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.002% - 0.013%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.008% - 0.046%
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 1
Median hourly rate - - £28.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £28.50

.NET Compact Framework 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 England with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills.

Contract Software Library & Framework Skills
England
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for industry standards, technical specifications and software library and framework skills 13203 13782 12955
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 31.59% 28.21% 27.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 9163 9665 8511
Median daily rate £425 £410 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.65% +3.79%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £300 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +3.44% +3.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 214 176
Median hourly rate £41.00 £38.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.80% +10.71%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £13.40 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £57.00 £47.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.55%  

.NET Compact Framework
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing .NET Compact Framework 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 Compact Framework in England

.NET Compact Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Compact Framework in England

.NET Compact Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Compact Framework in England

.NET Compact Framework
Contract Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 3 months to 24 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 -
.NET Compact Framework
UK

.NET Compact Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the England region with a requirement for .NET Compact Framework.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) FTP
1 1 (100.00%) HTTP
1 1 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) SSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firmware
1 1 (100.00%) 802.15
1 1 (100.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (100.00%) Device Driver
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) SQLite
1 1 (100.00%) Android
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) OpenVPN
1 1 (100.00%) Assembla
1 1 (100.00%) Mobile App
1 1 (100.00%) 802.1X
1 1 (100.00%) Yocto

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