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 2 October 2014 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 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 18 8 6
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -2
Contract jobs citing .NET 17 26 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.96% 12.87% 11.37%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.77% 32.10% 37.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 13 12
Average daily rate
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£258 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £310 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £478 £365 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
.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
86 81 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 30.18% 40.10% 30.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 49 30
Average daily rate £350 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £23.75 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +53.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%

.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 2 October 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 2 October 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 30 (75.00%) C#
2 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
3 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET
4 17 (42.50%) MVC
5 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (32.50%) Web Services
6 12 (30.00%) SQL
6 12 (30.00%) HTML
6 12 (30.00%) CRM
6 12 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
6 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
7 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
8 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
9 8 (20.00%) jQuery
9 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
9 8 (20.00%) XML
9 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
10 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 7 (17.50%) REST
10 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
11 6 (15.00%) WCF
11 6 (15.00%) CSS
11 6 (15.00%) Windows
11 6 (15.00%) XSLT
11 6 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 2 (5.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (5.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.50%) CMS
2 1 (2.50%) SAS
2 1 (2.50%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.50%) MS Project
2 1 (2.50%) SPSS
2 1 (2.50%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.50%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 12 (30.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (70.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 7 (17.50%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (7.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (5.00%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.50%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.50%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (17.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.00%) Subversion
4 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (10.00%) Marketing
2 1 (2.50%) Finance
2 1 (2.50%) Automotive
2 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 34 (85.00%) Developer
2 22 (55.00%) .NET Developer
3 7 (17.50%) C# Developer
4 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM Developer
5 4 (10.00%) CRM Developer
5 4 (10.00%) VB.NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) SQL Developer
6 3 (7.50%) Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Consultant
6 3 (7.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) .NET Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) VB6 Developer
7 2 (5.00%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Developer
7 2 (5.00%) VB Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Migration Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (57.50%) ASP.NET
2 13 (32.50%) Web Services
3 12 (30.00%) HTML
3 12 (30.00%) .NET Framework
4 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 8 (20.00%) jQuery
5 8 (20.00%) XML
6 7 (17.50%) REST
7 6 (15.00%) WCF
7 6 (15.00%) CSS
7 6 (15.00%) XSLT
7 6 (15.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 5 (12.50%) RESTful
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (12.50%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 4 (10.00%) Kendo UI
9 4 (10.00%) LINQ
9 4 (10.00%) OOXML
9 4 (10.00%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.00%) N-Tier
3 1 (2.50%) NHS
3 1 (2.50%) W3C
3 1 (2.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (42.50%) MVC
2 13 (32.50%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (30.00%) CRM
4 5 (12.50%) OOP
4 5 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 4 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 4 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
6 3 (7.50%) Workflow
6 3 (7.50%) Service Management
6 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (7.50%) MVVM
7 2 (5.00%) Performance Tuning
7 2 (5.00%) OO
7 2 (5.00%) SOA
7 2 (5.00%) ETL
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Migration
8 1 (2.50%) Information Security
8 1 (2.50%) Scrum
8 1 (2.50%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 30 (75.00%) C#
2 12 (30.00%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) VB.NET
5 2 (5.00%) VB6
5 2 (5.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (15.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (15.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.50%) ISEB
2 1 (2.50%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (10.00%) Telerik
3 1 (2.50%) HP
3 1 (2.50%) Alterian