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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 9 8 19
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +11
Contract jobs citing .NET 20 24 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 9.17% 11.82% 6.13%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 39.22% 36.36% 25.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 12 9
Average daily rate
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£250 £358 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.06% +2.14%
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £32.05
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +9.20%
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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
51 66 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 23.39% 32.51% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 34 34
Average daily rate £300 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.80% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £230 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Average hourly rate - - £16.00
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 28 August 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 28 August 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 32 (76.19%) C#
2 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
3 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET
4 19 (45.24%) MVC
5 14 (33.33%) HTML
6 13 (30.95%) SQL
6 13 (30.95%) Web Services
7 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
7 12 (28.57%) CRM
7 12 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
8 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
9 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (19.05%) jQuery
10 8 (19.05%) VB.NET
10 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
11 7 (16.67%) XML
11 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
11 7 (16.67%) WCF
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
11 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
11 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 7 (16.67%) REST
12 6 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
12 6 (14.29%) CSS
12 6 (14.29%) Windows
13 5 (11.90%) OOP
13 5 (11.90%) XSLT

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (4.76%) SharePoint
1 2 (4.76%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (4.76%) CMS
2 1 (2.38%) Kentico
2 1 (2.38%) SAS
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) SPSS
2 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.38%) FastStats
2 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 12 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.76%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.38%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (2.38%) Data Mining
6 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
6 1 (2.38%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.38%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.38%) Couchbase
6 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 7 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (9.52%) Subversion
General
1 4 (9.52%) Marketing
2 1 (2.38%) Finance
2 1 (2.38%) Automotive
2 1 (2.38%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 35 (83.33%) Developer
2 23 (54.76%) .NET Developer
3 8 (19.05%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (16.67%) C# Developer
5 5 (11.90%) VB.NET Developer
5 5 (11.90%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Server Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.52%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Dynamics CRM Developer
6 4 (9.52%) CRM Developer
6 4 (9.52%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (9.52%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (7.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
8 2 (4.76%) VB Developer
8 2 (4.76%) VB6 Developer
8 2 (4.76%) Migration Consultant
9 1 (2.38%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (59.52%) ASP.NET
2 14 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (30.95%) Web Services
4 11 (26.19%) .NET Framework
5 10 (23.81%) ASP.NET MVC
6 8 (19.05%) jQuery
7 7 (16.67%) REST
7 7 (16.67%) WCF
7 7 (16.67%) XML
8 6 (14.29%) CSS
8 6 (14.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 5 (11.90%) ASP.NET MVC 3
9 5 (11.90%) XSLT
10 4 (9.52%) WPF
10 4 (9.52%) OOXML
10 4 (9.52%) NHibernate
10 4 (9.52%) LINQ
10 4 (9.52%) RESTful
10 4 (9.52%) HTML5
10 4 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.52%) N-Tier
2 1 (2.38%) NHS
2 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (2.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) MVC
2 12 (28.57%) CRM
3 5 (11.90%) OOP
3 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
4 4 (9.52%) Dependency Injection
4 4 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 3 (7.14%) MVVM
5 3 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (7.14%) Service Management
5 3 (7.14%) Workflow
5 3 (7.14%) Migration
6 2 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (4.76%) SOA
6 2 (4.76%) ETL
6 2 (4.76%) OO
6 2 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
7 1 (2.38%) Web Application Development
7 1 (2.38%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.38%) Data Protection
7 1 (2.38%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 32 (76.19%) C#
2 13 (30.95%) SQL
3 12 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 8 (19.05%) VB.NET
5 2 (4.76%) VB6
5 2 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 7 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.52%) Telerik
3 1 (2.38%) Alterian
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