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 2 March 2015 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 38 21 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +4
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 5 8 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 1.42% 4.04% 1.32%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 5.38% 17.78% 6.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 1
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +18.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.71% -
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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
93 45 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 26.35% 22.73% 18.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 33 20
Average daily rate £400 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £343 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% +114.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%

.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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 12 (100.00%) C#
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
3 9 (75.00%) TDD
4 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (50.00%) OO
4 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Linux
5 5 (41.67%) Apache
5 5 (41.67%) MVC
5 5 (41.67%) Scrum
5 5 (41.67%) PHP
5 5 (41.67%) Java
5 5 (41.67%) C++
5 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
5 5 (41.67%) Web Development
5 5 (41.67%) Scala
5 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
5 5 (41.67%) BDD
5 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
5 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
5 5 (41.67%) Node.js
5 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
5 5 (41.67%) Ember.js
5 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
5 5 (41.67%) Analytics
5 5 (41.67%) Twitter
5 5 (41.67%) Big Data

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, 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 5 (41.67%) Apache
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (8.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
1 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 3 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (16.67%) MSBuild
3 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (8.33%) FxCop
3 1 (8.33%) StyleCop
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Data Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
2 5 (41.67%) .NET Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Data Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Architect
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data Architect
3 2 (16.67%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (16.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) BizTalk Developer
4 1 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (8.33%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (100.00%) .NET
2 10 (83.33%) CSS
2 10 (83.33%) HTML
3 5 (41.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (41.67%) Backbone.js
3 5 (41.67%) Ember.js
3 5 (41.67%) AngularJS
4 3 (25.00%) XML
4 3 (25.00%) XSLT
4 3 (25.00%) RESTful
4 3 (25.00%) WCF
4 3 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 2 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 2 (16.67%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
6 1 (8.33%) WPF
6 1 (8.33%) WF
6 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
6 1 (8.33%) LINQ
6 1 (8.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) W3C
2 1 (8.33%) Open Source
2 1 (8.33%) Social Media
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
2 2 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) TDD
2 6 (50.00%) OO
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Scrum
3 5 (41.67%) MVC
3 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (41.67%) Web Development
3 5 (41.67%) BDD
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 3 (25.00%) MVVM
5 2 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (8.33%) CRM
6 1 (8.33%) EAI
6 1 (8.33%) OOD
6 1 (8.33%) SOA
6 1 (8.33%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Dependency Injection
Programming Languages
1 12 (100.00%) C#
2 10 (83.33%) JavaScript
3 5 (41.67%) PHP
3 5 (41.67%) C++
3 5 (41.67%) Java
3 5 (41.67%) Scala
4 1 (8.33%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) MCAD
1 1 (8.33%) MCSD
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (8.33%) MCTS
1 1 (8.33%) MCPD
1 1 (8.33%) VCP4
Systems Management
1 1 (8.33%) Puppet
1 1 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Twitter