The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category for the Oxford region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 5 30 18
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Contract jobs citing .NET 31 5 22
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 12.86% 2.02% 6.77%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 60.78% 13.89% 22.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 2 18
Average daily rate £325 £293 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £267 £234
10% offered a daily rate of more than £347 £319 £420
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 £35.00 £35.00 £29.16
% change year-on-year
- +20.02%
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
51 36 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 21.16% 14.52% 30.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 20 67
Average daily rate £325 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -1.53%
UK excluding London average daily rate £333 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.46% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
- +12.90%
.NET
Oxfordshire

.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 18 April 2014.

.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 18 April 2014, 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 38 (82.61%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
3 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
4 19 (41.30%) SQL
5 17 (36.96%) MVC
6 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
7 13 (28.26%) HTML
7 13 (28.26%) Web Services
8 12 (26.09%) NHibernate
8 12 (26.09%) jQuery
9 11 (23.91%) CSS
10 10 (21.74%) XML
10 10 (21.74%) TDD
10 10 (21.74%) Ajax
11 9 (19.57%) Web Development
11 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
11 9 (19.57%) Scrum
11 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
12 8 (17.39%) NUnit
12 8 (17.39%) JSON
12 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
12 8 (17.39%) MSTest
12 8 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 8 (17.39%) Razor View Engine
13 7 (15.22%) CMS
14 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
14 6 (13.04%) Java
14 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
14 6 (13.04%) Windows
14 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 7 (15.22%) CMS
2 6 (13.04%) Sitecore CMS
2 6 (13.04%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.17%) Kentico
3 1 (2.17%) SugarCRM
3 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.17%) Couchbase
4 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (17.39%) NUnit
1 8 (17.39%) MSTest
2 6 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 3 (6.52%) WebDriver
3 3 (6.52%) Subversion
3 3 (6.52%) JIRA
3 3 (6.52%) Selenium
3 3 (6.52%) FitNesse
3 3 (6.52%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (8.70%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 39 (84.78%) Developer
2 29 (63.04%) .NET Developer
3 18 (39.13%) ASP.NET Developer
4 13 (28.26%) C# Developer
5 12 (26.09%) C# .NET Developer
6 10 (21.74%) Senior Developer
6 10 (21.74%) Senior .NET Developer
6 10 (21.74%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (21.74%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 6 (13.04%) CMS Developer
8 5 (10.87%) SQL Developer
9 4 (8.70%) VB.NET Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Software Developer
10 3 (6.52%) Tester
10 3 (6.52%) Software Tester
11 2 (4.35%) DBA
11 2 (4.35%) SQL DBA
11 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
11 2 (4.35%) Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (52.17%) ASP.NET
2 14 (30.43%) ASP.NET MVC
3 13 (28.26%) HTML
3 13 (28.26%) Web Services
4 12 (26.09%) NHibernate
4 12 (26.09%) jQuery
5 11 (23.91%) CSS
6 10 (21.74%) XML
6 10 (21.74%) Ajax
7 9 (19.57%) .NET Framework
8 8 (17.39%) JSON
8 8 (17.39%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 8 (17.39%) Razor View Engine
9 6 (13.04%) ASP.NET Web Forms
10 5 (10.87%) WPF
11 4 (8.70%) LINQ
11 4 (8.70%) RESTful
11 4 (8.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
12 2 (4.35%) Classic ASP
12 2 (4.35%) .NET Remoting
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.52%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 1 (2.17%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (36.96%) MVC
2 10 (21.74%) TDD
3 9 (19.57%) Web Development
3 9 (19.57%) Scrum
4 8 (17.39%) Unit Testing
5 4 (8.70%) OOP
5 4 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.70%) MVVM
5 4 (8.70%) Dependency Injection
6 2 (4.35%) Migration
6 2 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.35%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.17%) BDD
7 1 (2.17%) Automation Testing
7 1 (2.17%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.17%) Database Tuning
7 1 (2.17%) Parallel Programming
7 1 (2.17%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (2.17%) Kanban
7 1 (2.17%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (82.61%) C#
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 9 (19.57%) JavaScript
4 6 (13.04%) Java
4 6 (13.04%) VB.NET
5 4 (8.70%) VB
5 4 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (4.35%) VB6
7 1 (2.17%) VBA
7 1 (2.17%) Python
7 1 (2.17%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) ISTQB
1 3 (6.52%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Sitecore
2 4 (8.70%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.35%) Oracle
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau
4 1 (2.17%) Telerik
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