The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 17 28 33
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +5
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 11 1 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.95% 0.49% 0.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 20.37% 1.52% 3.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Average daily rate
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£250 - £314
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £41.00 £42.94
% change year-on-year
-8.53% -4.51%
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Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category in contract jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
54 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 24.32% 32.35% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 34 34
Average daily rate £303 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.12% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 1 September 2014.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework.

1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (90.91%) C#
3 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
4 8 (72.73%) HTML
5 7 (63.64%) SQL
5 7 (63.64%) Web Services
6 6 (54.55%) XML
6 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
6 6 (54.55%) MVC
6 6 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 5 (45.45%) REST
7 5 (45.45%) WCF
7 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (45.45%) CSS
8 4 (36.36%) XSLT
8 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
8 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (36.36%) jQuery
8 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
8 4 (36.36%) Telerik
8 4 (36.36%) Subversion
8 4 (36.36%) Marketing
8 4 (36.36%) OOXML
8 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (36.36%) Kendo UI
8 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
9 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing .NET Framework also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited .NET Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
1 2 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (81.82%) SQL Server
2 5 (45.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (36.36%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (27.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (9.09%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (36.36%) Subversion
3 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Marketing
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) .NET Developer
3 3 (27.27%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 3 (27.27%) CRM Developer
4 2 (18.18%) C# Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB Developer
5 1 (9.09%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (72.73%) HTML
3 7 (63.64%) Web Services
4 6 (54.55%) XML
4 6 (54.55%) ASP.NET
4 6 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 5 (45.45%) REST
5 5 (45.45%) CSS
5 5 (45.45%) WCF
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 4 (36.36%) Kendo UI
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (36.36%) XSLT
6 4 (36.36%) jQuery
6 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (36.36%) OOXML
7 2 (18.18%) DHTML
7 2 (18.18%) WF
8 1 (9.09%) SOAP
8 1 (9.09%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (36.36%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 3 (27.27%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) MVC
2 4 (36.36%) Unit Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Service Management
3 3 (27.27%) CRM
4 2 (18.18%) ETL
4 2 (18.18%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (18.18%) Workflow
4 2 (18.18%) Waterfall
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (9.09%) OO
5 1 (9.09%) GAP Analysis
5 1 (9.09%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 10 (90.91%) C#
2 7 (63.64%) SQL
3 3 (27.27%) VB.NET
4 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
Vendors
1 4 (36.36%) Telerik
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft