Period
to 23 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies 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 6 months to 23 January 2018 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 Compact Framework
UK
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 865 849 855
Rank change year-on-year -16 +6 +15
Contract jobs citing .NET Compact Framework 3 3 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.003% 0.003% 0.010%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 0.009% 0.010% 0.036%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 4
UK median daily rate £360 £350 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.86% +12.00% -16.67%
UK excluding London median daily rate £360 £325 £313
% change year-on-year +10.77% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
UK median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - £37.50

.NET Compact Framework 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 with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills.

All Software Libraries and Frameworks
UK
Contract vacancies with a requirement for technical specification, industry standards, software libraries and framework skills 32,242 30,283 30,940
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 32.06% 31.51% 28.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 22,988 20,880 21,376
UK median daily rate £463 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £279
90th Percentile £625 £588 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.78% +4.80% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 337 336 581
UK median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £18.00 £15.25 £15.25
90th Percentile £53.00 £52.00 £55.55
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% +8.70%

.NET Compact Framework
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing .NET Compact Framework as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for .NET Compact Framework in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for .NET Compact Framework in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for .NET Compact Framework in the UK

.NET Compact Framework
Top 4 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 6 months to 23 January 2018. 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
UK excluding London +10 3 £360 +10.77% 2
England -21 3 £360 +2.86% 2
South East - 2 £360 -
South West +9 1 £400 +23.08% 1

For the 6 months to 23 January 2018, IT contractor jobs citing .NET Compact Framework 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 with a requirement for .NET Compact Framework.

1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (33.33%) UML
2 1 (33.33%) OO
2 1 (33.33%) JIRA
2 1 (33.33%) Kanban
2 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development

.NET Compact Framework
Co-occurring 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Developer
1 2 (66.67%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Kanban
1 1 (33.33%) OO
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++