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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 21 9 8
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Contract jobs citing .NET 29 20 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 7.88% 9.13% 11.82%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.80% 38.46% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 12
Average daily rate
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£400 £250 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+60.00% -30.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £250 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £485 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.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
133 52 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 36.14% 23.74% 32.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 30 34
Average daily rate £400 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Average hourly rate £20.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.14% -

.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 1 September 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 1 September 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 42 (66.67%) C#
2 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (49.21%) ASP.NET
4 29 (46.03%) SQL
5 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
6 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
6 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
7 20 (31.75%) Scrum
7 20 (31.75%) Visual Studio
7 20 (31.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 19 (30.16%) WPF
8 19 (30.16%) TDD
9 17 (26.98%) HTML
10 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
10 16 (25.40%) jQuery
11 15 (23.81%) SDLC
12 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
12 14 (22.22%) OOP
13 13 (20.63%) CSS
13 13 (20.63%) Multithreading
14 12 (19.05%) Web Services
14 12 (19.05%) Web Development
14 12 (19.05%) WCF
15 11 (17.46%) Finance
16 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 10 (15.87%) Windows
16 10 (15.87%) SharePoint
16 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
17 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
17 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 (15.87%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.35%) CMS
3 3 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (4.76%) Umbraco
4 2 (3.17%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (3.17%) Zimbra
5 1 (1.59%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (1.59%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 5 (7.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (3.17%) Adobe Campaign
2 1 (1.59%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.59%) WebTrends
2 1 (1.59%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.17%) Google Analytics
2 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.59%) HTTPS
1 1 (1.59%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 10 (15.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 9 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 8 (12.70%) Relational Database
4 8 (12.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (4.76%) OLAP
5 3 (4.76%) OLAP Cube
5 3 (4.76%) MySQL
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle BI EE
6 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.17%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 10g
6 2 (3.17%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (3.17%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 20 (31.75%) Visual Studio
1 20 (31.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (12.70%) ReSharper
3 1 (1.59%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.59%) Dreamweaver
3 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Retail
4 1 (1.59%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Games
4 1 (1.59%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 50 (79.37%) Developer
2 22 (34.92%) C# Developer
3 18 (28.57%) .NET Developer
4 15 (23.81%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (9.52%) Programmer
6 6 (9.52%) Analyst
6 6 (9.52%) Web Developer
7 5 (7.94%) Software Engineer
7 5 (7.94%) C# Programmer
8 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.35%) SQL Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 4 (6.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 3 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
9 3 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
9 3 (4.76%) WPF Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Dynamics CRM Developer
10 2 (3.17%) Front-End Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (49.21%) ASP.NET
2 19 (30.16%) WPF
3 17 (26.98%) HTML
4 16 (25.40%) jQuery
5 13 (20.63%) CSS
6 12 (19.05%) Web Services
6 12 (19.05%) WCF
7 10 (15.87%) AngularJS
8 8 (12.70%) MDX
9 7 (11.11%) WinForms
10 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
10 5 (7.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (7.94%) HTML5
10 5 (7.94%) CSS3
11 4 (6.35%) Ajax
11 4 (6.35%) XML
12 2 (3.17%) SOAP
12 2 (3.17%) RESTful
12 2 (3.17%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 1 (1.59%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.17%) Inversion of Control
2 2 (3.17%) Google Search Appliance
2 2 (3.17%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.59%) DTV
3 1 (1.59%) E-Learning
3 1 (1.59%) Web 2.0
3 1 (1.59%) Social Media
3 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Windows
2 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.59%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (63.49%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (31.75%) Scrum
3 19 (30.16%) TDD
4 15 (23.81%) SDLC
5 14 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 14 (22.22%) OOP
6 13 (20.63%) Multithreading
7 12 (19.05%) Web Development
8 9 (14.29%) OO
8 9 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (12.70%) MVC
10 7 (11.11%) Requirements Management
10 7 (11.11%) Automated Testing
10 7 (11.11%) Software Engineering
11 5 (7.94%) Project Management
11 5 (7.94%) Bug Management
12 4 (6.35%) OOD
12 4 (6.35%) Refactoring
13 3 (4.76%) UML
13 3 (4.76%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 42 (66.67%) C#
2 29 (46.03%) SQL
3 22 (34.92%) JavaScript
4 16 (25.40%) T-SQL
5 4 (6.35%) C++
5 4 (6.35%) VB.NET
5 4 (6.35%) PowerShell
6 3 (4.76%) COBOL
6 3 (4.76%) PHP
7 2 (3.17%) PL/SQL
7 2 (3.17%) VBScript
7 2 (3.17%) Java
7 2 (3.17%) C++/CLI
8 1 (1.59%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 9 (14.29%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.59%) Puppet
1 1 (1.59%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (34.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (12.70%) Infragistics
3 4 (6.35%) Google
4 3 (4.76%) SAP
5 2 (3.17%) Oracle
5 2 (3.17%) Perforce
5 2 (3.17%) Adobe
5 2 (3.17%) Aprimo
5 2 (3.17%) Sitecore
5 2 (3.17%) Eloqua
6 1 (1.59%) Tableau
6 1 (1.59%) HP
6 1 (1.59%) JD Edwards
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