The table below looks at the statistics for .NET 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 over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 12 11 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs citing .NET 74 53 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 10.21% 9.98% 9.60%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 31.49% 37.32% 29.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 36 24
Average daily rate
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£398 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.50% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £233 £302
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £475 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £50.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
.NET
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
235 142 154
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 32.41% 26.74% 32.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 183 86 93
Average daily rate £400 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 4
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.85% -

.NET
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

.NET Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

.NET
Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

.NET Daily Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

.NET
Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing .NET across the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

.NET Daily Rate Histogram in Oxfordshire

.NET
Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

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

.NET Hourly Rate Trend in Oxfordshire

.NET
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 within the Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015. 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 -11 28 £400 +55.33% 35
Banbury - 4 £290 - 2
Abingdon +5 2 £400 - 5
Bicester - 1 £330 -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 91 (64.08%) C#
2 71 (50.00%) SQL
3 70 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
4 58 (40.85%) Microsoft
5 53 (37.32%) ASP.NET
6 51 (35.92%) SQL Server
7 42 (29.58%) Team Foundation Server
8 40 (28.17%) TDD
9 38 (26.76%) JavaScript
10 37 (26.06%) HTML
10 37 (26.06%) Visual Studio
11 36 (25.35%) Windows
12 35 (24.65%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (22.54%) Scrum
14 30 (21.13%) CSS
15 28 (19.72%) PowerShell
15 28 (19.72%) WPF
16 27 (19.01%) SharePoint
17 26 (18.31%) jQuery
18 25 (17.61%) SDLC
19 23 (16.20%) OOP
20 20 (14.08%) C++
20 20 (14.08%) Finance
20 20 (14.08%) Relational Database
21 19 (13.38%) T-SQL
21 19 (13.38%) Web Services
21 19 (13.38%) WCF
22 18 (12.68%) WinForms
23 17 (11.97%) Multithreading
23 17 (11.97%) Windows 7

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 27 (19.01%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.52%) IIS
2 5 (3.52%) SharePoint 2013
3 4 (2.82%) CMS
4 3 (2.11%) Oracle Workflow
4 3 (2.11%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (2.11%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (1.41%) Zimbra
5 2 (1.41%) Lync
6 1 (0.70%) SAS
6 1 (0.70%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (4.23%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.41%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.70%) MS Office
3 1 (0.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 4 (2.82%) Adobe Campaign
2 3 (2.11%) WebTrends
2 3 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (4.93%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (2.82%) Google Analytics
4 3 (2.11%) Adobe Analytics
5 1 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.41%) Internet
1 2 (1.41%) Firewall
1 2 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (1.41%) Structured Cabling
1 2 (1.41%) Skype
1 2 (1.41%) WebEx
1 2 (1.41%) HTTP
1 2 (1.41%) DNS
2 1 (0.70%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (35.92%) SQL Server
2 20 (14.08%) Relational Database
3 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 15 (10.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 13 (9.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (7.75%) MySQL
5 11 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (5.63%) Big Data
7 7 (4.93%) Microsoft Power View
8 6 (4.23%) SSDT
8 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database
8 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 11g
8 6 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (4.23%) Oracle Database 10g
9 5 (3.52%) BusinessObjects
9 5 (3.52%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (2.11%) SQL Server 2008
10 3 (2.11%) OLAP
10 3 (2.11%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.70%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (29.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 37 (26.06%) Visual Studio
3 9 (6.34%) ReSharper
4 8 (5.63%) MSBuild
5 7 (4.93%) Jenkins
5 7 (4.93%) Subversion
5 7 (4.93%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.23%) TeamCity
6 6 (4.23%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 6 (4.23%) WinDbg
7 2 (1.41%) Dreamweaver
7 2 (1.41%) NUnit
8 1 (0.70%) IntelliJ
General
1 20 (14.08%) Finance
2 6 (4.23%) Marketing
3 3 (2.11%) Retail
4 2 (1.41%) Banking
5 1 (0.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.70%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.70%) Games
5 1 (0.70%) Electronics
5 1 (0.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 92 (64.79%) Developer
2 30 (21.13%) .NET Developer
3 24 (16.90%) C# Developer
4 18 (12.68%) Analyst
5 17 (11.97%) C# .NET Developer
6 13 (9.15%) Web Developer
6 13 (9.15%) Architect
7 12 (8.45%) Programmer
8 11 (7.75%) Software Engineer
8 11 (7.75%) ASP.NET Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 8 (5.63%) Business Analyst
10 7 (4.93%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.93%) SharePoint Architect
10 7 (4.93%) Front-End Developer
11 6 (4.23%) Oracle Developer
11 6 (4.23%) Server Administrator
11 6 (4.23%) Administrator
12 5 (3.52%) Applications Support Analyst
12 5 (3.52%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (37.32%) ASP.NET
2 37 (26.06%) HTML
3 30 (21.13%) CSS
4 28 (19.72%) WPF
5 26 (18.31%) jQuery
6 19 (13.38%) Web Services
6 19 (13.38%) WCF
7 18 (12.68%) WinForms
8 13 (9.15%) AngularJS
9 11 (7.75%) HTML5
10 10 (7.04%) CSS3
10 10 (7.04%) .NET Framework
10 10 (7.04%) XML
11 9 (6.34%) ADO.NET
11 9 (6.34%) MDX
12 8 (5.63%) SOAP
13 7 (4.93%) ASP.NET MVC
14 6 (4.23%) Ajax
15 5 (3.52%) RESTful
16 4 (2.82%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.63%) Computer Science
1 8 (5.63%) Data Centre
2 4 (2.82%) Data Structures
2 4 (2.82%) Inversion of Control
3 3 (2.11%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.41%) Social Media
4 2 (1.41%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.41%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (1.41%) Google Search Appliance
5 1 (0.70%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.70%) Algorithms
5 1 (0.70%) DTV
5 1 (0.70%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.70%) Web 2.0
5 1 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 36 (25.35%) Windows
2 17 (11.97%) Windows 7
3 16 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 15 (10.56%) Windows 8
5 13 (9.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
6 2 (1.41%) Windows Vista
7 1 (0.70%) Android
7 1 (0.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (49.30%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (28.17%) TDD
3 35 (24.65%) Continuous Integration
4 32 (22.54%) Scrum
5 25 (17.61%) SDLC
6 23 (16.20%) OOP
7 17 (11.97%) Software Engineering
7 17 (11.97%) Multithreading
8 15 (10.56%) Web Development
9 14 (9.86%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (9.86%) MVC
10 13 (9.15%) Disaster Recovery
11 12 (8.45%) OO
12 9 (6.34%) Configuration Management
13 8 (5.63%) ITIL
13 8 (5.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 7 (4.93%) Requirements Management
14 7 (4.93%) Automated Testing
15 6 (4.23%) UML
15 6 (4.23%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 91 (64.08%) C#
2 71 (50.00%) SQL
3 38 (26.76%) JavaScript
4 28 (19.72%) PowerShell
5 20 (14.08%) C++
6 19 (13.38%) T-SQL
7 10 (7.04%) VB.NET
8 8 (5.63%) C++/CLI
8 8 (5.63%) Java
9 6 (4.23%) VBScript
9 6 (4.23%) Perl
9 6 (4.23%) PL/SQL
9 6 (4.23%) Python
10 5 (3.52%) COBOL
11 4 (2.82%) PHP
12 1 (0.70%) C
12 1 (0.70%) IronPython
12 1 (0.70%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 16 (11.27%) Degree
2 3 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.41%) MCSE
3 2 (1.41%) CCNA
3 2 (1.41%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (0.70%) MCTS
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 8 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (4.23%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (4.23%) SCCM
2 2 (1.41%) Puppet
2 2 (1.41%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 58 (40.85%) Microsoft
2 13 (9.15%) Oracle
2 13 (9.15%) VMware
3 10 (7.04%) Infragistics
4 8 (5.63%) Perforce
5 6 (4.23%) Google
6 5 (3.52%) Adobe
7 4 (2.82%) SAP
7 4 (2.82%) Aprimo
7 4 (2.82%) Tableau
7 4 (2.82%) Eloqua
8 2 (1.41%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (1.41%) QNAP
8 2 (1.41%) SonicWALL
8 2 (1.41%) Polycom
8 2 (1.41%) Tandberg
8 2 (1.41%) Sitecore
8 2 (1.41%) Spiceworks
8 2 (1.41%) NetApp
9 1 (0.70%) JD Edwards
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