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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 30 29 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -20
Contract jobs citing .NET 12 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 4.10% 3.94% 10.92%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.81% 14.74% 44.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 9 15
Average daily rate £363 £385 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.84% +18.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £318 £266
10% offered a daily rate of more than £448 £413 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
.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
111 95 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxford 37.88% 26.76% 24.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 64 32
Average daily rate £400 £415 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.61% +27.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £530 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Average hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.75 £33.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+15.67% +3.07%

.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 5 February 2016.

.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 5 February 2016, 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 31 (68.89%) C#
2 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
4 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 20 (44.44%) TDD
5 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 16 (35.56%) MVC
7 15 (33.33%) HTML
7 15 (33.33%) CSS
8 13 (28.89%) XML
9 12 (26.67%) Ajax
9 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
10 11 (24.44%) Windows
10 11 (24.44%) SQL
11 10 (22.22%) OO
11 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
11 10 (22.22%) N-Tier
11 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
12 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 9 (20.00%) XSL
13 7 (15.56%) OOP
13 7 (15.56%) Release Management
14 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
14 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
14 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
14 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
14 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (13.33%) Apache
1 6 (13.33%) IIS
1 6 (13.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.22%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.22%) Node.js
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (2.22%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.22%) Umbraco
Applications
1 3 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) Photoshop
3 1 (2.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.44%) Google Analytics
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.22%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (2.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.44%) Intranet
2 1 (2.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 9 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
3 6 (13.33%) OLAP
3 6 (13.33%) Relational Database
3 6 (13.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 5 (11.11%) OLAP Cube
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Pentaho
6 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.22%) Power BI
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (2.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 12 (26.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 5 (11.11%) ReSharper
4 3 (6.67%) MSBuild
5 2 (4.44%) Dreamweaver
5 2 (4.44%) Git (software)
6 1 (2.22%) Babel
6 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 3 (6.67%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.22%) Back Office
3 1 (2.22%) Banking
3 1 (2.22%) Finance
3 1 (2.22%) Games
3 1 (2.22%) Publishing
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (64.44%) Developer
2 18 (40.00%) .NET Developer
3 10 (22.22%) C# Developer
4 7 (15.56%) ASP.NET Developer
4 7 (15.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 3 (6.67%) Release Manager
6 2 (4.44%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (4.44%) Deployment Engineer
6 2 (4.44%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 2 (4.44%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Build Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Data Scientist
7 1 (2.22%) Designer
7 1 (2.22%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Dynamics NAV Developer
7 1 (2.22%) ETL Architect
7 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Project Manager
7 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (46.67%) ASP.NET
2 15 (33.33%) CSS
2 15 (33.33%) HTML
3 13 (28.89%) XML
4 12 (26.67%) Ajax
4 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (20.00%) XSL
6 6 (13.33%) .NET Framework
7 4 (8.89%) jQuery
7 4 (8.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 4 (8.89%) Web Services
7 4 (8.89%) WinForms
7 4 (8.89%) WPF
8 3 (6.67%) AngularJS
8 3 (6.67%) HTML5
9 2 (4.44%) ADO.NET
9 2 (4.44%) ASP.NET Web API
9 2 (4.44%) CSS3
9 2 (4.44%) WCF
9 2 (4.44%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 2 (4.44%) e-Learning
2 2 (4.44%) Web 2.0
3 1 (2.22%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.22%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.22%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.22%) Reference Data
Operating Systems
1 11 (24.44%) Windows
2 2 (4.44%) Linux
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
2 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
2 2 (4.44%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.22%) Android
3 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
3 1 (2.22%) CentOS
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (51.11%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (44.44%) TDD
3 16 (35.56%) MVC
4 12 (26.67%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (22.22%) OO
5 10 (22.22%) Unit Testing
6 7 (15.56%) OOP
6 7 (15.56%) Release Management
7 6 (13.33%) Dependency Injection
7 6 (13.33%) Refactoring
8 5 (11.11%) BDD
8 5 (11.11%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (11.11%) CRM
8 5 (11.11%) DevOps
8 5 (11.11%) Multithreading
8 5 (11.11%) SOLID
9 4 (8.89%) Scrum
9 4 (8.89%) Web Development
10 3 (6.67%) Quality Management
10 3 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 31 (68.89%) C#
2 18 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 11 (24.44%) SQL
4 6 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 3 (6.67%) C++
7 2 (4.44%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.44%) PHP
7 2 (4.44%) PowerShell
7 2 (4.44%) Python
7 2 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.22%) C
8 1 (2.22%) IronPython
8 1 (2.22%) Perl
8 1 (2.22%) VB
8 1 (2.22%) VBScript
8 1 (2.22%) XAML
Qualifications
1 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.11%) Degree
3 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.22%) QA
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (6.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 6 (13.33%) IBM
3 5 (11.11%) Infragistics
3 5 (11.11%) VMware
4 2 (4.44%) Google
5 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.22%) Tableau
5 1 (2.22%) Twitter
5 1 (2.22%) Xamarin