The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 9 18
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +9
Contract jobs citing .NET 37 23 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 10.82% 10.04% 6.16%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 29.13% 47.92% 34.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 7 7
Average daily rate
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£398 £305 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.32% +1.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £279 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £466 £405 £481
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.NET
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
127 48 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.13% 20.96% 18.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 24 22
Average daily rate £403 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.84% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £33.55 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+19.22% -4.14%

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Oxford

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Oxford

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Oxford

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing .NET 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.

1 35 (66.04%) C#
2 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (50.94%) SQL
4 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET
5 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
6 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
6 18 (33.96%) Scrum
6 18 (33.96%) WPF
7 17 (32.08%) HTML
8 16 (30.19%) T-SQL
9 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
10 13 (24.53%) CSS
10 13 (24.53%) Web Services
10 13 (24.53%) SDLC
11 12 (22.64%) WCF
12 11 (20.75%) jQuery
12 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
12 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
13 10 (18.87%) OO
13 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
13 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 9 (16.98%) TDD
14 9 (16.98%) Web Development
15 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
15 8 (15.09%) Windows
15 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
16 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
16 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
16 7 (13.21%) VB.NET

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxford region citing .NET 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. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (18.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (7.55%) CMS
3 3 (5.66%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (5.66%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.77%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Zimbra
4 2 (3.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.89%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.89%) Node.js
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (3.77%) Adobe Campaign
3 1 (1.89%) WebTrends
3 1 (1.89%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) Office 365
3 1 (1.89%) Google Analytics
3 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (9.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (9.43%) Relational Database
5 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (5.66%) MySQL
7 2 (3.77%) OLAP Cube
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle BI EE
7 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (3.77%) OLAP
7 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 10g
8 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
8 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.89%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (20.75%) Visual Studio
2 7 (13.21%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Mercurial
4 1 (1.89%) MSBuild
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Marketing
3 2 (3.77%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (81.13%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) C# Developer
3 15 (28.30%) .NET Developer
4 12 (22.64%) C# .NET Developer
5 10 (18.87%) ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Analyst
6 5 (9.43%) Senior Developer
6 5 (9.43%) Programmer
6 5 (9.43%) C# Programmer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) WPF Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Technical Analyst
8 3 (5.66%) CRM Developer
8 3 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (49.06%) ASP.NET
2 18 (33.96%) WPF
3 17 (32.08%) HTML
4 13 (24.53%) CSS
4 13 (24.53%) Web Services
5 12 (22.64%) WCF
6 11 (20.75%) AngularJS
6 11 (20.75%) jQuery
7 8 (15.09%) .NET Framework
8 5 (9.43%) MDX
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (7.55%) HTML5
9 4 (7.55%) WinForms
9 4 (7.55%) CSS3
10 3 (5.66%) REST
10 3 (5.66%) SOAP
11 2 (3.77%) XML
11 2 (3.77%) Ajax
11 2 (3.77%) RESTful
11 2 (3.77%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Computer Science
1 5 (9.43%) Data Structures
2 2 (3.77%) Google Search Appliance
2 2 (3.77%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.77%) Social Media
3 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.89%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (56.60%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (33.96%) Scrum
3 13 (24.53%) SDLC
4 10 (18.87%) OO
5 9 (16.98%) TDD
5 9 (16.98%) Web Development
6 7 (13.21%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (13.21%) Software Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
7 6 (11.32%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (9.43%) MVC
8 5 (9.43%) OOP
9 4 (7.55%) Automated Testing
9 4 (7.55%) Requirements Management
9 4 (7.55%) Refactoring
9 4 (7.55%) OOD
9 4 (7.55%) Configuration Management
9 4 (7.55%) Waterfall
10 3 (5.66%) Analytics
10 3 (5.66%) Data Migration
Programming Languages
1 35 (66.04%) C#
2 27 (50.94%) SQL
3 18 (33.96%) JavaScript
4 16 (30.19%) T-SQL
5 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
6 4 (7.55%) PowerShell
6 4 (7.55%) PHP
6 4 (7.55%) C++
7 3 (5.66%) COBOL
7 3 (5.66%) Java
8 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) VBScript
8 2 (3.77%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.89%) Scala
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) Degree
2 1 (1.89%) MCAD
2 1 (1.89%) MCSD
2 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (1.89%) MCTS
2 1 (1.89%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 2 (3.77%) Puppet
1 2 (3.77%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 15 (28.30%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Google
2 3 (5.66%) SAP
3 2 (3.77%) Eloqua
3 2 (3.77%) Aprimo
3 2 (3.77%) Sitecore
3 2 (3.77%) Adobe
3 2 (3.77%) Perforce
3 2 (3.77%) Oracle
3 2 (3.77%) Business Objects
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau
4 1 (1.89%) Twitter
4 1 (1.89%) Xamarin
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