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 19 September 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 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET Framework
Rank 37 46 43
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -3
Contract jobs citing .NET Framework 18 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 3.13% 1.06% 1.72%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 10.59% 2.96% 5.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 2 7
Average daily rate
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£275 £258 £299
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.79% -13.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £208 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £308 £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £326 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £39.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -7.35%
.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
170 169 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.57% 35.81% 29.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 109 64
Average daily rate £350 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.10% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £488 £448
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +112.12%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%

.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 19 September 2014.

.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 19 September 2014. 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
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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
Oxford +6 10 £250 -21.87% 1
Witney - 1 £225 - 1
Wallingford - - - -
Abingdon - - - -
Henley-on-Thames - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
.NET Framework
South East

.NET Framework
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 19 (82.61%) C#
3 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
4 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
4 13 (56.52%) MVC
4 13 (56.52%) WCF
4 13 (56.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 12 (52.17%) Web Services
5 12 (52.17%) SQL
6 10 (43.48%) HTML
6 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
7 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 9 (39.13%) REST
7 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
7 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 8 (34.78%) XML
8 8 (34.78%) N-Tier
8 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (30.43%) Windows
10 6 (26.09%) CSS
10 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
10 6 (26.09%) Subversion
10 6 (26.09%) Marketing
10 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (26.09%) jQuery
11 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
11 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
11 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
11 5 (21.74%) Telerik
11 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development

.NET Framework
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 2 (8.70%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (8.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (78.26%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (34.78%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
5 2 (8.70%) NoSQL
5 2 (8.70%) Couchbase
5 2 (8.70%) Big Data
6 1 (4.35%) Relational Database
6 1 (4.35%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
1 6 (26.09%) Subversion
1 6 (26.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (13.04%) NUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Maven
4 1 (4.35%) MSTest
General
1 6 (26.09%) Marketing
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
3 2 (8.70%) Electronics
3 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (91.30%) Developer
2 11 (47.83%) .NET Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C# Developer
4 7 (30.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Programmer
5 4 (17.39%) .NET Programmer
5 4 (17.39%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C# Programmer
6 3 (13.04%) CRM Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 2 (8.70%) Development Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Software Development Manager
7 2 (8.70%) Team Leader
7 2 (8.70%) Development Team Leader
7 2 (8.70%) Software Development Team Leader
7 2 (8.70%) Software Team Leader
7 2 (8.70%) Software Manager
8 1 (4.35%) .NET Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) C# Software Developer
8 1 (4.35%) VB6 Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (100.00%) .NET
2 13 (56.52%) ASP.NET
2 13 (56.52%) WCF
2 13 (56.52%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 12 (52.17%) Web Services
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (39.13%) REST
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET MVC 3
5 9 (39.13%) ASP.NET Web API
6 8 (34.78%) XML
7 6 (26.09%) CSS
7 6 (26.09%) jQuery
8 5 (21.74%) XSLT
9 4 (17.39%) Kendo UI
9 4 (17.39%) OOXML
10 2 (8.70%) DHTML
10 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET
10 2 (8.70%) WF
10 2 (8.70%) Ninject
Miscellaneous
1 8 (34.78%) N-Tier
2 5 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) DTV
3 2 (8.70%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (56.52%) MVC
2 5 (21.74%) Unit Testing
2 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (17.39%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
5 2 (8.70%) SOA
5 2 (8.70%) ETL
5 2 (8.70%) OO
5 2 (8.70%) Migration
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
5 2 (8.70%) Programme Management
5 2 (8.70%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (8.70%) Waterfall
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (4.35%) MVVM
6 1 (4.35%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (4.35%) Web Development
6 1 (4.35%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 19 (82.61%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) SQL
3 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
4 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
5 1 (4.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (21.74%) Telerik
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) SAP