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 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 (dotNet)
Rank 15 11 14
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +3
Contract jobs citing .NET 48 52 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 8.35% 11.02% 9.03%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 28.24% 30.77% 30.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 29 21
Average daily rate
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£290 £365 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £221 £318 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £444 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £33.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+11.94% -1.47%
.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
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
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 19 September 2014.

.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 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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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
Oxford -5 19 £250 -30.06% 13
Witney - 5 £225 - 3
Abingdon -3 3 £400 - 1
Wallingford - 2 £313 - 2
Thame - - - -
Banbury - - - -
Bicester - - - - 1
Henley-on-Thames - - - - 3
Kidlington - - - -
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 76 (70.37%) C#
2 60 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 48 (44.44%) MVC
4 46 (42.59%) ASP.NET
5 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
6 33 (30.56%) SQL
6 33 (30.56%) HTML
7 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
8 25 (23.15%) WCF
9 23 (21.30%) jQuery
9 23 (21.30%) .NET Framework
9 23 (21.30%) VB.NET
9 23 (21.30%) CSS
9 23 (21.30%) Web Services
10 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
11 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
12 20 (18.52%) Windows
13 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2008
13 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (13.89%) CRM
15 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
15 14 (12.96%) Migration
15 14 (12.96%) REST
15 14 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
16 13 (12.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 13 (12.04%) HTML5
17 12 (11.11%) XML
17 12 (11.11%) Couchbase
18 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
18 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API

.NET
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 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 4 (3.70%) CMS
2 3 (2.78%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 2 (1.85%) MQSeries
3 2 (1.85%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.85%) Adobe CQ
3 2 (1.85%) Escenic
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (0.93%) Kentico
4 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (0.93%) SAS
4 1 (0.93%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.93%) FastStats
2 1 (0.93%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.93%) SPSS
2 1 (0.93%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (3.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.93%) Magento
3 1 (0.93%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.93%) Oracle CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.63%) SaaS
3 1 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (55.56%) SQL Server
2 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 17 (15.74%) SQL Server 2012
3 12 (11.11%) Couchbase
4 11 (10.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (9.26%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.41%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server 2005
7 5 (4.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 4 (3.70%) MySQL
8 4 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (3.70%) Big Data
9 3 (2.78%) Hadoop
10 2 (1.85%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2000
11 1 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.93%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.41%) Subversion
4 4 (3.70%) NUnit
5 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.85%) Maven
6 2 (1.85%) Selenium
6 2 (1.85%) JIRA
6 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (1.85%) MSTest
7 1 (0.93%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
7 1 (0.93%) Moq
General
1 10 (9.26%) Marketing
2 7 (6.48%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Electronics
3 4 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 4 (3.70%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.85%) Publishing
5 1 (0.93%) Advertising
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 79 (73.15%) Developer
2 51 (47.22%) .NET Developer
3 19 (17.59%) C# Developer
4 15 (13.89%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (12.04%) ASP.NET Developer
6 12 (11.11%) Programmer
7 10 (9.26%) VB.NET Developer
7 10 (9.26%) Analyst
8 9 (8.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
8 9 (8.33%) Consultant
8 9 (8.33%) SQL Developer
9 7 (6.48%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Security Consultant
10 6 (5.56%) Security Engineer
10 6 (5.56%) VB Developer
10 6 (5.56%) Security Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) VB6 Developer
10 6 (5.56%) IT Security Analyst
10 6 (5.56%) IT Security Engineer
11 5 (4.63%) Dynamics CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (42.59%) ASP.NET
2 33 (30.56%) HTML
3 25 (23.15%) WCF
4 23 (21.30%) jQuery
4 23 (21.30%) .NET Framework
4 23 (21.30%) CSS
4 23 (21.30%) Web Services
5 21 (19.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 14 (12.96%) REST
7 13 (12.04%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 13 (12.04%) HTML5
8 12 (11.11%) XML
9 11 (10.19%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (9.26%) ASP.NET MVC 3
10 10 (9.26%) WPF
11 9 (8.33%) LINQ
12 7 (6.48%) Ajax
12 7 (6.48%) ASP.NET MVC 4
13 6 (5.56%) XSLT
13 6 (5.56%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.41%) N-Tier
2 5 (4.63%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.70%) DTV
4 3 (2.78%) Inversion of Control
4 3 (2.78%) Open Source
5 2 (1.85%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.85%) Social Media
6 1 (0.93%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.93%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Windows
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 2000 Server
2 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
2 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
2 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (0.93%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (44.44%) MVC
2 29 (26.85%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (13.89%) CRM
4 14 (12.96%) Migration
5 10 (9.26%) Scrum
6 8 (7.41%) TDD
6 8 (7.41%) OOP
6 8 (7.41%) Continuous Integration
6 8 (7.41%) Dependency Injection
7 7 (6.48%) Unit Testing
7 7 (6.48%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (5.56%) Web Development
9 5 (4.63%) MVVM
9 5 (4.63%) BDD
9 5 (4.63%) SOA
9 5 (4.63%) E-Commerce
9 5 (4.63%) OO
10 4 (3.70%) Programme Management
10 4 (3.70%) UML
10 4 (3.70%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 76 (70.37%) C#
2 35 (32.41%) JavaScript
3 33 (30.56%) SQL
4 23 (21.30%) VB.NET
5 7 (6.48%) VB
5 7 (6.48%) Java
6 6 (5.56%) VB6
7 4 (3.70%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.85%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.85%) PHP
8 2 (1.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (5.56%) SC Cleared
1 6 (5.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.85%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.93%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.93%) Puppet
1 1 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 22 (20.37%) Microsoft
2 5 (4.63%) Telerik
2 5 (4.63%) SAP
3 4 (3.70%) Oracle
4 2 (1.85%) JBoss
4 2 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (1.85%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.93%) Facebook
5 1 (0.93%) Twitter
5 1 (0.93%) Google
5 1 (0.93%) HP
5 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.93%) Alterian
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