The table below looks at the statistics for .NET Framework skills in IT contracts advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited .NET Framework over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 52 57 36
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -21
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 7 9 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 1.21% 1.21% 2.69%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 4.12% 5.06% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 14
Average daily rate £413 £403 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.48% +23.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £183 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £590
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £42.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-0.58% +21.42%
.NET Framework
South East

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 Oxfordshire region.

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards Category
Oxfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category
170 178 134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.31% 23.96% 25.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 129 84
Average daily rate £425 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £600 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £11.00 £14.50 £42.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-24.13% -65.88%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £37.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%

.NET Framework
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Oxfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category.

.NET Framework Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing .NET Framework across the Oxfordshire region.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

.NET Framework
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET Framework across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

.NET Framework Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

.NET Framework
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing .NET Framework across the Oxfordshire region.

.NET Framework Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

.NET Framework
Contract Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing .NET Framework within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burford - 1 £175 -
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework.

1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (80.00%) C#
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) C++
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Windows CE
5 4 (40.00%) HTML
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
5 4 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
6 3 (30.00%) CSS
6 3 (30.00%) Web Services
6 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
7 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (20.00%) TDD
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (20.00%) XML
7 2 (20.00%) MVC
7 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (20.00%) MS Office
7 2 (20.00%) VB
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 1 (10.00%) Xamarin

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire region citing .NET Framework 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 Framework. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 5 (50.00%) .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (40.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (30.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Mobile Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (30.00%) Windows Mobile Developer
5 2 (20.00%) .NET Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) Applications Support
5 2 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (20.00%) C# Software Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 2 (20.00%) Mobile Developer
5 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (10.00%) C# WPF Developer
6 1 (10.00%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) .NET
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Entity Framework
3 3 (30.00%) Web Services
4 2 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (20.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) Ajax
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Windows CE
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Mobile
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
3 1 (10.00%) Mobile Development
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) Refactoring
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) SOLID
3 1 (10.00%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) C#
2 5 (50.00%) C++
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 2 (20.00%) VB
5 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Xamarin