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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 28 7 29
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +22
Contract jobs citing .NET 19 30 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 5.05% 12.61% 2.34%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 19.59% 60.00% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 19 3
Average daily rate
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£340 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £283 £271
10% offered a daily rate of more than £414 £347 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £345 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.15% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
97 50 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 25.80% 21.01% 14.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 77 32 22
Average daily rate £410 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.15% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £325 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £14.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-65.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -

.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 17 April 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 17 April 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 25 (73.53%) C#
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
4 14 (41.18%) Web Services
5 13 (38.24%) WCF
6 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
6 12 (35.29%) Scrum
7 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
7 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
7 10 (29.41%) HTML
7 10 (29.41%) SQL
8 9 (26.47%) CSS
9 8 (23.53%) CMS
10 7 (20.59%) TDD
10 7 (20.59%) Umbraco
11 6 (17.65%) Web Development
11 6 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
11 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
11 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
11 6 (17.65%) BDD
11 6 (17.65%) PHP
11 6 (17.65%) Java
11 6 (17.65%) OO
11 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
11 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (14.71%) Google Search Appliance
12 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 5 (14.71%) Twitter
12 5 (14.71%) Big Data
12 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (23.53%) CMS
2 7 (20.59%) Umbraco
3 6 (17.65%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (14.71%) Zimbra
4 5 (14.71%) Apache
4 5 (14.71%) Node.js
5 3 (8.82%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (5.88%) IIS
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (17.65%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.94%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (29.41%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.71%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
2 5 (14.71%) Big Data
3 4 (11.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (8.82%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (14.71%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.88%) MSBuild
2 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.94%) FxCop
3 1 (2.94%) StyleCop
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) JIRA
General
1 1 (2.94%) Electronics
1 1 (2.94%) Finance
Job Titles
1 33 (97.06%) Developer
2 18 (52.94%) .NET Developer
3 13 (38.24%) ASP.NET Developer
3 13 (38.24%) Senior Developer
4 9 (26.47%) C# .NET Developer
4 9 (26.47%) C# Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior .NET Developer
5 7 (20.59%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
6 6 (17.65%) Architect
7 5 (14.71%) Data Architect
7 5 (14.71%) Big Data Architect
7 5 (14.71%) AWS Architect
7 5 (14.71%) Full Stack Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Senior Full Stack Developer
7 5 (14.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 5 (14.71%) Senior Data Architect
7 5 (14.71%) Senior Architect
8 4 (11.76%) CMS Developer
8 4 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
9 2 (5.88%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (44.12%) ASP.NET
2 14 (41.18%) Web Services
3 13 (38.24%) WCF
4 12 (35.29%) .NET Framework
5 10 (29.41%) HTML
6 9 (26.47%) CSS
7 6 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 5 (14.71%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 5 (14.71%) Backbone.js
8 5 (14.71%) Ember.js
8 5 (14.71%) AngularJS
8 5 (14.71%) WPF
9 4 (11.76%) jQuery
10 3 (8.82%) REST
11 2 (5.88%) CSS3
11 2 (5.88%) Silverlight
11 2 (5.88%) Ajax
11 2 (5.88%) Entity Framework
12 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Web API
12 1 (2.94%) SignalR
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Google Search Appliance
2 3 (8.82%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.88%) Open Source
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (14.71%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Scrum
3 7 (20.59%) TDD
4 6 (17.65%) BDD
4 6 (17.65%) OO
4 6 (17.65%) Web Development
5 5 (14.71%) Analytics
5 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
6 3 (8.82%) Data Analysis
6 3 (8.82%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 2 (5.88%) Workflow
7 2 (5.88%) CRM
8 1 (2.94%) EAI
8 1 (2.94%) OOD
8 1 (2.94%) SOA
8 1 (2.94%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.94%) UML
8 1 (2.94%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (2.94%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 25 (73.53%) C#
2 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
2 10 (29.41%) SQL
3 6 (17.65%) PHP
3 6 (17.65%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) Scala
4 5 (14.71%) C++
5 4 (11.76%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (5.88%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) MCAD
2 1 (2.94%) MCSD
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.94%) MCTS
2 1 (2.94%) MCPD
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Puppet
1 2 (5.88%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (17.65%) Microsoft
1 6 (17.65%) Sitecore
2 5 (14.71%) Twitter
2 5 (14.71%) Google
3 1 (2.94%) Xamarin
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