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 22 December 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
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft .NET (dotNet)
Rank 22 20 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Contract jobs citing .NET 48 26 82
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 6.48% 6.57% 17.67%
As % of the Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards category 21.62% 20.97% 44.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 11 45
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £314 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £370 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-7.69% -
.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
222 124 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 29.96% 31.31% 39.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 76 100
Average daily rate £438 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+45.83% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £400 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Average hourly rate £18.50 £33.75 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-45.18% +92.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £33.75 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £33.75 £23.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £33.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -2.94%

.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 22 December 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 22 December 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 -13 18 £375 +15.38% 26
Abingdon - 7 £375 - 4
Henley-on-Thames - 3 - - 1
Wallingford +1 1 £325 - 1
Wantage - - - -
Witney - - - - 2
Thame - - - -
Kidlington - - - -
Banbury - - - - 4
Bicester - - - - 1
.NET
South East

.NET
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 66 (71.74%) C#
2 48 (52.17%) SQL Server
3 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
4 37 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (36.96%) .NET Framework
5 34 (36.96%) WCF
6 32 (34.78%) Web Services
7 31 (33.70%) HTML
7 31 (33.70%) SQL
8 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
9 27 (29.35%) CSS
10 26 (28.26%) MVC
11 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
12 19 (20.65%) VB.NET
12 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
12 19 (20.65%) Scrum
13 18 (19.57%) REST
14 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
15 16 (17.39%) TDD
15 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
16 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (15.22%) jQuery
18 13 (14.13%) XML
18 13 (14.13%) Windows
19 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
19 11 (11.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
21 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
21 9 (9.78%) XSLT
21 9 (9.78%) CRM

.NET
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 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 7 (7.61%) CMS
2 6 (6.52%) Umbraco
2 6 (6.52%) SharePoint
3 5 (5.43%) Sitecore CMS
4 4 (4.35%) Zimbra
4 4 (4.35%) Apache
4 4 (4.35%) Node.js
4 4 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
5 3 (3.26%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
7 1 (1.09%) IIS
7 1 (1.09%) SAS
7 1 (1.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.09%) SPSS
2 1 (1.09%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.09%) FastStats
2 1 (1.09%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.96%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.09%) SaaS
3 1 (1.09%) Office 365
3 1 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (52.17%) SQL Server
2 20 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (17.39%) SQL Server 2012
4 7 (7.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.35%) Big Data
6 4 (4.35%) Hadoop
6 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (3.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (2.17%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.17%) Relational Database
9 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
9 1 (1.09%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2000
9 1 (1.09%) MySQL
9 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 10 (10.87%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (9.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (7.61%) Subversion
4 4 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 2 (2.17%) JIRA
5 2 (2.17%) Selenium
5 2 (2.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.09%) FxCop
6 1 (1.09%) StyleCop
6 1 (1.09%) MSBuild
6 1 (1.09%) NUnit
General
1 4 (4.35%) Marketing
2 3 (3.26%) Finance
3 1 (1.09%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 77 (83.70%) Developer
2 50 (54.35%) .NET Developer
3 18 (19.57%) C# Developer
4 16 (17.39%) C# .NET Developer
5 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 10 (10.87%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Senior Developer
7 9 (9.78%) Programmer
8 6 (6.52%) VB6 Developer
8 6 (6.52%) VB.NET Developer
8 6 (6.52%) VB Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Data Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Senior C# Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior .NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) .NET Programmer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior ASP.NET Developer
9 4 (4.35%) CMS Developer
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Data Architect
9 4 (4.35%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (41.30%) ASP.NET
2 34 (36.96%) .NET Framework
2 34 (36.96%) WCF
3 32 (34.78%) Web Services
4 31 (33.70%) HTML
5 27 (29.35%) CSS
6 18 (19.57%) REST
7 17 (18.48%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (16.30%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (15.22%) jQuery
10 13 (14.13%) XML
11 11 (11.96%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
12 9 (9.78%) XSLT
12 9 (9.78%) WPF
12 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC 3
13 7 (7.61%) Silverlight
14 6 (6.52%) AngularJS
15 5 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 5 (5.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 5 (5.43%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.70%) N-Tier
2 5 (5.43%) Open Source
2 5 (5.43%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.35%) Google Search Appliance
4 3 (3.26%) Social Media
4 3 (3.26%) W3C
5 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.09%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.09%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Windows
2 4 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (40.22%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (28.26%) MVC
3 19 (20.65%) Scrum
4 16 (17.39%) TDD
5 9 (9.78%) CRM
6 7 (7.61%) OO
6 7 (7.61%) Web Development
6 7 (7.61%) Unit Testing
6 7 (7.61%) BDD
7 6 (6.52%) Software Engineering
8 5 (5.43%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.43%) E-Commerce
8 5 (5.43%) MVVM
9 4 (4.35%) Analytics
9 4 (4.35%) SOA
9 4 (4.35%) Workflow
10 3 (3.26%) Service Management
10 3 (3.26%) Web Design
10 3 (3.26%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (3.26%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 66 (71.74%) C#
2 31 (33.70%) SQL
3 28 (30.43%) JavaScript
4 19 (20.65%) VB.NET
5 8 (8.70%) Java
6 7 (7.61%) PowerShell
7 6 (6.52%) VB6
7 6 (6.52%) VB
8 4 (4.35%) Scala
8 4 (4.35%) C++
8 4 (4.35%) PHP
9 1 (1.09%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.09%) C
9 1 (1.09%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.09%) IronPython
Qualifications
1 1 (1.09%) ISEB
1 1 (1.09%) ISTQB
1 1 (1.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 5 (5.43%) Puppet
1 5 (5.43%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 19 (20.65%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Telerik
2 5 (5.43%) Sitecore
3 4 (4.35%) Twitter
3 4 (4.35%) Google
4 2 (2.17%) Atlassian
4 2 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.09%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.09%) Alterian
5 1 (1.09%) HP
5 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
5 1 (1.09%) SAP
5 1 (1.09%) Cognos
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