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 27 January 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
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 12 3
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -9
Contract jobs citing .NET 15 15 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.07% 8.77% 18.97%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.71% 30.00% 55.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 30
Average daily rate
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£385 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.46% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £262 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £443 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £33.42 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-2.75% -4.51%
.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
102 50 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 27.64% 29.24% 34.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 34 47
Average daily rate £425 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £260 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.50 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -7.14%

.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 27 January 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 27 January 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 20 (74.07%) C#
2 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
4 11 (40.74%) CSS
4 11 (40.74%) HTML
4 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
5 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
6 9 (33.33%) SQL
6 9 (33.33%) Scrum
7 8 (29.63%) TDD
8 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.93%) Web Services
9 6 (22.22%) OO
9 6 (22.22%) WCF
10 5 (18.52%) BDD
10 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
10 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
10 5 (18.52%) Scala
10 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
10 5 (18.52%) CMS
10 5 (18.52%) Web Development
10 5 (18.52%) Umbraco
10 5 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
10 5 (18.52%) Node.js
10 5 (18.52%) Twitter
10 5 (18.52%) Big Data
10 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
10 5 (18.52%) Ember.js
10 5 (18.52%) AngularJS

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 5 (18.52%) CMS
1 5 (18.52%) Umbraco
1 5 (18.52%) Sitecore CMS
1 5 (18.52%) Node.js
1 5 (18.52%) Apache
2 4 (14.81%) Zimbra
3 1 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (3.70%) SAS
3 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) FastStats
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (3.70%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 5 (18.52%) MongoDB
2 5 (18.52%) NoSQL
2 5 (18.52%) Hadoop
2 5 (18.52%) Big Data
3 2 (7.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (3.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 3 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (7.41%) Subversion
4 1 (3.70%) FxCop
4 1 (3.70%) StyleCop
4 1 (3.70%) MSBuild
General
1 1 (3.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 25 (92.59%) Developer
2 18 (66.67%) .NET Developer
3 10 (37.04%) Senior Developer
4 9 (33.33%) ASP.NET Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# Developer
5 6 (22.22%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Senior Architect
6 5 (18.52%) Senior Data Architect
6 5 (18.52%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (18.52%) Big Data Architect
6 5 (18.52%) Data Architect
6 5 (18.52%) Architect
7 4 (14.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (14.81%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (14.81%) CMS Developer
8 2 (7.41%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) Umbraco Developer
8 2 (7.41%) Sitecore Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (48.15%) ASP.NET
2 11 (40.74%) CSS
2 11 (40.74%) HTML
2 11 (40.74%) .NET Framework
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
4 6 (22.22%) WCF
5 5 (18.52%) Backbone.js
5 5 (18.52%) Ember.js
5 5 (18.52%) AngularJS
5 5 (18.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (14.81%) XML
6 4 (14.81%) XSLT
7 3 (11.11%) RESTful
8 2 (7.41%) REST
8 2 (7.41%) jQuery
8 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (7.41%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (3.70%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.81%) Google Search Appliance
2 3 (11.11%) W3C
3 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.70%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.70%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 5 (18.52%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
3 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (33.33%) Scrum
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 6 (22.22%) OO
5 5 (18.52%) BDD
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
5 5 (18.52%) Analytics
5 5 (18.52%) MVC
5 5 (18.52%) Software Engineering
6 3 (11.11%) MVVM
7 2 (7.41%) SOA
7 2 (7.41%) Workflow
8 1 (3.70%) Dependency Injection
8 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Manual Testing
8 1 (3.70%) Data Protection
8 1 (3.70%) Web Application Development
8 1 (3.70%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.70%) EAI
8 1 (3.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (74.07%) C#
2 10 (37.04%) JavaScript
3 9 (33.33%) SQL
4 5 (18.52%) Scala
4 5 (18.52%) PHP
4 5 (18.52%) Java
4 5 (18.52%) C++
5 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.70%) VB6
6 1 (3.70%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) ISTQB
1 1 (3.70%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Sitecore
1 5 (18.52%) Twitter
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Google
3 1 (3.70%) Telerik
3 1 (3.70%) Alterian
3 1 (3.70%) HP
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