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 19 December 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 30 16 2
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -14
Contract jobs citing .NET 18 13 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.25% 7.56% 20.78%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 14.63% 21.31% 51.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 28
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £297 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £371 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-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
123 61 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 29.01% 35.47% 40.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 42 50
Average daily rate £450 £300 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £542 £401 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £14.50 - £16.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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
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 19 December 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 29 (78.38%) C#
2 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
2 19 (51.35%) .NET Framework
3 16 (43.24%) HTML
4 15 (40.54%) SQL
4 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
4 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (35.14%) CSS
5 13 (35.14%) Web Services
6 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
6 11 (29.73%) MVC
7 10 (27.03%) WCF
8 9 (24.32%) XML
9 8 (21.62%) Scrum
9 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
10 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
10 7 (18.92%) XSLT
10 7 (18.92%) OO
10 7 (18.92%) TDD
10 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
10 7 (18.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 7 (18.92%) REST
11 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (16.22%) CMS
12 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
12 5 (13.51%) Windows
12 5 (13.51%) Sitecore CMS
12 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
12 5 (13.51%) jQuery

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 6 (16.22%) CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Sitecore CMS
2 5 (13.51%) Umbraco
3 4 (10.81%) Node.js
3 4 (10.81%) Zimbra
3 4 (10.81%) Apache
4 3 (8.11%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.70%) SAS
6 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) SPSS
1 1 (2.70%) MS Project
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.70%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (40.54%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) MongoDB
3 4 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 4 (10.81%) Big Data
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (10.81%) Hadoop
3 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.70%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (2.70%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 7 (18.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (10.81%) Subversion
2 4 (10.81%) Visual Studio
3 3 (8.11%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.70%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.70%) FxCop
4 1 (2.70%) StyleCop
General
1 4 (10.81%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 33 (89.19%) Developer
2 21 (56.76%) .NET Developer
3 9 (24.32%) Senior Developer
4 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (18.92%) C# Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 5 (13.51%) C# .NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Big Data Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Senior Data Architect
7 4 (10.81%) CMS Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Data Architect
7 4 (10.81%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (10.81%) Senior .NET Developer
8 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM Developer
8 3 (8.11%) CRM Developer
9 2 (5.41%) Umbraco Developer
9 2 (5.41%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (51.35%) ASP.NET
1 19 (51.35%) .NET Framework
2 16 (43.24%) HTML
3 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) Web Services
4 10 (27.03%) WCF
5 9 (24.32%) XML
6 8 (21.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (18.92%) XSLT
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 7 (18.92%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 7 (18.92%) REST
8 5 (13.51%) jQuery
8 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 5 (13.51%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 4 (10.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (10.81%) Backbone.js
9 4 (10.81%) Ember.js
9 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
9 4 (10.81%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (10.81%) Google Search Appliance
2 4 (10.81%) N-Tier
3 3 (8.11%) W3C
4 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.51%) Windows
2 4 (10.81%) Linux
3 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (40.54%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (29.73%) MVC
3 8 (21.62%) Scrum
4 7 (18.92%) OO
4 7 (18.92%) TDD
5 5 (13.51%) Unit Testing
6 4 (10.81%) BDD
6 4 (10.81%) Analytics
6 4 (10.81%) Software Engineering
6 4 (10.81%) Web Development
6 4 (10.81%) Workflow
7 3 (8.11%) Service Management
7 3 (8.11%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (8.11%) SOA
7 3 (8.11%) CRM
7 3 (8.11%) MVVM
8 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
8 2 (5.41%) ETL
8 2 (5.41%) Performance Tuning
9 1 (2.70%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 29 (78.38%) C#
2 15 (40.54%) SQL
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
4 5 (13.51%) VB.NET
5 4 (10.81%) Scala
5 4 (10.81%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) Java
5 4 (10.81%) C++
6 2 (5.41%) VB6
6 2 (5.41%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) ISEB
1 1 (2.70%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (18.92%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.51%) Sitecore
3 4 (10.81%) Twitter
3 4 (10.81%) Telerik
3 4 (10.81%) Google
4 1 (2.70%) HP
4 1 (2.70%) Alterian
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